Logical Algebraic Analytic and Probabilistic Aspects of Triangular Norms

Author: Erich Peter Klement
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080459530
Format: PDF, ePub
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This volume gives a state of the art of triangular norms which can be used for the generalization of several mathematical concepts, such as conjunction, metric, measure, etc. 16 chapters written by leading experts provide a state of the art overview of theory and applications of triangular norms and related operators in fuzzy logic, measure theory, probability theory, and probabilistic metric spaces. Key Features: - Complete state of the art of the importance of triangular norms in various mathematical fields - 16 self-contained chapters with extensive bibliographies cover both the theoretical background and many applications - Chapter authors are leading authorities in their fields - Triangular norms on different domains (including discrete, partially ordered) are described - Not only triangular norms but also related operators (aggregation operators, copulas) are covered - Book contains many enlightening illustrations · Complete state of the art of the importance of triangular norms in various mathematical fields · 16 self-contained chapters with extensive bibliographies cover both the theoretical background and many applications · Chapter authors are leading authorities in their fields · Triangular norms on different domains (including discrete, partially ordered) are described · Not only triangular norms but also related operators (aggregation operators, copulas) are covered · Book contains many enlightening illustrations

Logic Language Information and Computation

Author: Wilfrid Hodges
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3540699376
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Edited in collaboration with FoLLI, the Association of Logic, Language and Information, this book constitutes the 4th volume of the FoLLI LNAI subline; containing the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Workshop on Logic, Language, Information and Computation, WoLLIC 2008, held in Edinburgh, UK, in July 2008. The 21 revised full papers presented together with the abstracts of 7 tutorials and invited lectures were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers cover all pertinent subjects in computer science with particular interest in cross-disciplinary topics. Typical areas of interest are: foundations of computing and programming; novel computation models and paradigms; broad notions of proof and belief; formal methods in software and hardware development; logical approach to natural language and reasoning; logics of programs, actions and resources; foundational aspects of information organization, search, flow, sharing, and protection.

Aggregation Functions in Theory and in Practise

Author: Humberto Bustince
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642391656
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This volume collects the extended abstracts of 45 contributions of participants to the Seventh International Summer School on Aggregation Operators (AGOP 2013), held at Pamplona in July, 16-20, 2013. These contributions cover a very broad range, from the purely theoretical ones to those with a more applied focus. Moreover, the summaries of the plenary talks and tutorials given at the same workshop are included. Together they provide a good overview of recent trends in research in aggregation functions which can be of interest to both researchers in Physics or Mathematics working on the theoretical basis of aggregation functions, and to engineers who require them for applications.

Handbook of Granular Computing

Author: Witold Pedrycz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470724153
Format: PDF, ePub
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Although the notion is a relatively recent one, the notions and principles of Granular Computing (GrC) have appeared in a different guise in many related fields including granularity in Artificial Intelligence, interval computing, cluster analysis, quotient space theory and many others. Recent years have witnessed a renewed and expanding interest in the topic as it begins to play a key role in bioinformatics, e-commerce, machine learning, security, data mining and wireless mobile computing when it comes to the issues of effectiveness, robustness and uncertainty. The Handbook of Granular Computing offers a comprehensive reference source for the granular computing community, edited by and with contributions from leading experts in the field. Includes chapters covering the foundations of granular computing, interval analysis and fuzzy set theory; hybrid methods and models of granular computing; and applications and case studies. Divided into 5 sections: Preliminaries, Fundamentals, Methodology and Algorithms, Development of Hybrid Models and Applications and Case Studies. Presents the flow of ideas in a systematic, well-organized manner, starting with the concepts and motivation and proceeding to detailed design that materializes in specific algorithms, applications and case studies. Provides the reader with a self-contained reference that includes all pre-requisite knowledge, augmented with step-by-step explanations of more advanced concepts. The Handbook of Granular Computing represents a significant and valuable contribution to the literature and will appeal to a broad audience including researchers, students and practitioners in the fields of Computational Intelligence, pattern recognition, fuzzy sets and neural networks, system modelling, operations research and bioinformatics.