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Fuzzy Reasoning in Information, Decision and Control Systems : Developments in Hydrobiology - Spyros G. Tzafestas

Fuzzy Reasoning in Information, Decision and Control Systems

Developments in Hydrobiology

Hardcover Published: 28th February 1994
ISBN: 9780792326434
Number Of Pages: 568

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This book is devoted to the study of fuzzy reasoning as applied to decision-making and control processes. It contains a collection of contributions covering a wide range of topics within the field. It contains 21 papers, written by 34 contributors and is divided into five parts. Part 1 involves four chapters providing background material together with useful techniques for the validation of fuzzy knowledge bases and the software representation of fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic. Part 2 presents an overview of neuro-fuzzy expert systems along with an important case study, and a neural network model which is suitable for fuzzy reasoning. Part 3 presents the state of the art of fuzzy controllers, including design and implementation aspects. This part starts with a chapter on the demystification of fuzzy control and includes critical evaluations of fuzzy controllers, along with new types of fuzzy controllers such as the sliding mode fuzzy controller. Part 4 involves a chapter on fuzzy parameter and state estimation, which is of fundamental importance in a variety of applications, a chapter on fuzzy reasoning as used in rule-based systems, and a chapter on computing the multivariable shape of an n-D pattern class. Finally, Part 5 presents six important applications dealing with industrial robotic systems, mechanical systems, manipulators with artificial rubber muscles, Petri nets, biomedical engineering, and non-destructive fruit collection. The book is suitable for researchers and practitioners, as well as for teachers and students in related master and doctoral courses.

Fuzzy Sets and Fuzzy Reasoning: An Introduction
On the Validation of Fuzzy Knowledge Bases
Appendix: Coherence of Gradual Rules with Triangular Membership Functions
Software Representation of Fuzzy Sets and Logic
Fuzzy Dynamic Systems: Analysis, Control and Identification
Neural Net Applications in Fuzzy Systems
Neuro-Fuzzy Expert Systems: Overview with a Case Study
Fuzzy Reasoning Through a General Neural Network Model
Demystification of Fuzzy Control
Analysis, Design, Implementation and Critical Appreciation of Fuzzy Logic Controller
Fuzzy Controller Design: A Sliding Mode Approach
Multivariable Fuzzy Sliding Mode Control by Using a Simplex of Control Vectors
Knowledge Representation and Information Processing in Intelligent Controllers
Fuzzy Parameter and State Estimation
Appendix: A Review of Fuzzy Algebra
A Fuzzy Reasoning Methodology for Rule-Based Systems
Computing the Multivalued Shape of a Pattern Class
Robotic Control Using Fuzzy Logic and Parallel Processing
Fuzzy Control of Robotic Manipulators and Mechanical Systems
Fuzzy Control for Robot Manipulators with Artificial Rubber Muscles
Fuzzy Petri Nets and Applications
Fuzzy Logic-Based Tools for the Acquisition and Representation of Knowledge in Biomedical Applications
Fuzzy Logic Design of a Non-Destructive Robotic Fruit Collector
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9780792326434
ISBN-10: 0792326431
Series: Developments in Hydrobiology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 568
Published: 28th February 1994
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.33
Weight (kg): 1.01