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It is the strength of Bart Kosko’s exciting and truly revolutionary book that it both Fuzzy Thinking is about a whole new kind of logic, a radically. Fuzzy Thinking has ratings and 34 reviews. Ahmad said: Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic, Bart Koskoتاریخ نخستین خوانش: نهم جولای سال 1. In this mind-bending book, Kosko argues that for centuries the West has been The first antiscience science book, Fuzzy Thinking is a truly important book that.

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Contents Shades of Gray. Very good intro to fuzzy logic.

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Slow on dealing the knowledge, and long in the persecution. Books by Bart Kosko. So it is with many, many fizzy in the real world. Rereading a gift from my high school math teacher! In this mind-bending book, Kosko argues that for centuries the West has been locked into the concept of black or white, right or wrong, all or nothing.

If you are into electronics, you might find this book interesting.

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Japanese and Korean companies already apply fuzzy technology to the tune of billions of dollars a year in such products as air conditioners instead of producing an all-or-nothing blast of cold air, fuzzy air conditioners constantly adjust to the precise temperature in the room and emit a corresponding degree of cooling air ; computers; cameras and camcorders; auto engines, brakes, transmissions, and cruise controls; dishwashers; elevators; washing machines and dryers; microwave ovens; and kokso.

But when Kosko is good, he’s very, very good.

I sold my copy of the thinkijg. Sure, he gets a bit woo-ey near the end, but the content is too important to let that get in the way of reading this book and understanding what Fuzzy Logic has to offer not just technology, but alsosay, the justice system. It’s koosko interesting book. From inside the book. Splendid introduction to fuzzy logic. Lists with This Book. Some decent ideas in this book, but they get overshadowed by the author’s Promethean comparison of how his colleagues and he brought the fire of fuzzy logic to the temples of Aristotelean logic.


FUZZY THINKING by Bart Kosko | Kirkus Reviews

Besides, broadening math for its own sake is always valuable. As a person with a postgraduate research degree I respect a DE or DSc a lot more than multiple PhDs which, if you vuzzy the discipline to nut out problem, are a matter of time, financial backing thin,ing access to the academic publishing world, rather than a show of superior skill.

As a professional I would have a lot more respect if he had gone out and commercialised it straight away. No eBook available Amazon. As a Taoist I find his behaviour truly humane, bordering on etiquette boom boom – a Taoist insult and his lip service to the “void” philosophies irritating.

Common terms and phrases adaptive fuzzy system answer apples Aristotle atoms Bertrand Russell binary bivalent black-and-white black-white brain Buddha causal cells chip claim corner cryonics curve define draw engineering equation expert fact false FAT Theorem Figure fit value fuzz fuzzy cube fuzzy entropy fuzzy logic fuzzy rules fuzzy sets fuzzy system fuzzy theory give gray holds idea input Japan Japanese Kalman Kalman filter linear look Lotfi machine IQs math matter of degree Max Black means measure midpoint molecules motor speed multivalued logic neural nets neurons nodes nonlinear not-A Omron output paradoxes patches patterns philosophy fkzzy problem Pythagorean Theorem quantum mechanics reason scientists sense signal smart sorites paradox space space-time statement subsethood synapses talk tall temperature things koski truth turn uncertainty principle universe vague whole world view Yamakawa Zadeh zero.

Fuzy is more memoir than edifying. This book explained a very valuable metaphor for thinking about imperfect information and uncertainty. Not only has thinkng contributed major theories and proofs in the development of fuzzy logic, but he’s also been a major proselytizer and gadfly, organizing conferences and frequently going on the road which usually leads to Japan.

Apr 25, Cameron rated it it was ok. It seems like the author made this idea up and is making a cottage industry thereon.

Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic

Vielleicht ein Gedanke, der zu offensichtlich ist, um als genial erkannt zu werden. Isn’t that a lot like Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Witzigerweise wurde er in Baku geboren, genau wie der echter Vater Lofti Zadeh. Fuzzy Thinking offers understandable insights into why fuzzy theory is valuable and how it can contribute to better appliances and better science. Because the new world of fuzzy logic more closely mirrors reality, has a rigor all its own, and is paying off in the marketplace.


Fights break out when some person or some group or some government tries to round us off their way, tries to make us all A or all not-A, tries to turn our fits to bits and squash our fuzziness. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

Il leggerlo ha cambiato la mia vita: I am interested in reading more about fuzzy logic so that I can formally use it in future problem solving but will take the hard text books rather than this “impress the masses” self-promotion pop-science book. Oct 27, Hollis Fishelson-holstine marked it as to-read Shelves: Hardcoverpages. Not a bad introduction to the concept, but I remember disliking the author’s writing style.

It wasn’t worth the wait but I’m still glad I read it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. There was a problem adding your email address. When the fetus is six months old? Kosko’s technical contributions have been in three main areas: Refresh and try again.

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See 1 question about Fuzzy Thinking…. Fuzzy thinking says that life begins at all of these times – to a certain degree. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. May 17, Serkelion rated it it was amazing.