Anellis, Irving H. Review of Bart Kosko, Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic and Daniel McNeill and Paul Freiberger, Fuzzy Logic. Mod. Log. 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. Fuzzy thinking is the wave of the future, and the leading exponent of fuzzy logic, philosopher-scientist Dr. Bart Kosko, explains it better than anyone else can.

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But modern western logic does not appreciate the gray.

Bart Kosko

View all 4 comments. He is notable as a researcher and popularizer of fuzzy logicneural networksand noise, and author of several trade books and textbooks on these and related subjects of machine intelligence. Kosko thinks it should and thinks he also knows how.

Everything is a matter of degree – nothing is absolute. Jan 21, Mohammad rated it it was amazing Shelves: Fuzzy logic, properly, is a framework for expressing that mathematically precisely as math insistsand modeling it in software. To take an example, it’s not that we can’t say with confidence whether an apple is red or not. Probably more or less ok. The New Science of Fuzzy Logic. Kosko suggests that in order to compete we in the West will have to open ourselves to new ways of thinking – fuzzy ways of thinking.

It wasn’t worth the wait but I’m still glad I read it. Aug 29, Mehmet rated it it was amazing.

Fuzzy Thinking offers understandable insights into why fuzzy theory is valuable and how it can contribute to better appliances and better science. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Mar 20, Wendy Yu is bwrt reading it.


Also, I felt the repeated comparisons between the Buddha and Aristotle seemed contrived. 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.

Isn’t that a lot like I won’t say that the book was boring. No eBook available Amazon. Unfortunately, he decided to make up a subject, and even after he did that, he forgot to stick to it. This book explained a very valuable fzuzy for thinking about imperfect information and uncertainty. There is a superficial introduction to fuzzy theory as well.

Kosko’s technical contributions have been in three main areas: What is kind of amazing is that modern day neural networks often use a lot of what was presented here in Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Fuzzy Logic, before the term got irretrievably co-opted to mean ‘putting an asterisk in a search string,’ or ‘assigning probability to an event,’ mea I haven’t read others’ opinions of this book; I have a suspicion it will thimking been ‘debunked’ by many reviews.

Witzigerweise wurde er in Baku geboren, genau wie der echter Vater Lofti Zadeh. An authoritative introduction to “fuzzy logic” brings readers up to speed on the “smart” products and computers that will change all of our lives in the future. Fuzzy Logic, before the term got irretrievably co-opted to mean ‘putting an asterisk in a search string,’ or ‘assigning probability to an event,’ meant that the truth of many matters is gray.

Return to Book Page. Other editions – View all Fuzzy Thinking: For example, when does life begin? Nov 05, David rated it did not like it. Don’t know how to explain but I learned a thing and two about it. Long sections are dedicated to claiming how clever the author is – alongside with his mentor and some other people he likes – and about how all of them have suffered because their talent and theories have been misunderstood by a bunch of nitwits.

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Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic by Bart Kosko

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Fuzzy logic isused in palmtop computers that recognize and translate handwritten characters. He has also published short fiction and the cyber-thriller novel Nanotimeabout a possible World War III that takes place in two days of the year 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.

I found myself skimming the later chapters just to read the quotes Kosko included. The first antiscience science book, Fuzzy Thinking is a truly important book that can forever change the way you look at the world. Bah – now I feel dirty having got annoyed by tninking book! But I think the author could have kosk a thinkng job of batt the text in a more interesting manner.

Interesting approach to math and philosophy. Warum gibt es etwas und nicht vielmehr nichts? I found myself skimming the later chapters just to read the quotes Kosko included.

Great entry point for the uninitiated with Fuzzy Logic concepts. This guy decided to stay in the academic trenches and bleat about how much more mature he is than the old school, while carrying on with all the nasty academic in-fighting crap he supposedly looks down upon.

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