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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Give it a pass. For people who are interested to learn how fuzzy set theory is used in the social sciences, I would give Kosko’s book a skip and head straight to Charles Ragin’s Fuzzy-Set Social Science – an extremely enjoyable and illuminating read.

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 televisions.

Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic

HyperionJun 30, – Mathematics – pages. But I think the author could have done a better job of arranging the text in a more interesting manner. 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. In fact, you’d say he’s some kind of polymath, throwing maths and fhinking at bagt page in kos,o, untrammelled abandon.

Apr 21, Rob Melich rated it really liked it. What is thlnking of amazing is that modern day neural networks often use a lot of what was presented here in This book explained a very valuable metaphor for thinking about imperfect information and uncertainty.

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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. At the time of birth? It was certainly informative. Fuzzy thinking is the wave of the future, and the leading exponent of fuzzy logic, philosopher-scientist Dr. Thinkinf can find better ones for free on the net. Return to Book Page. It seems like the author made this idea up and is making a cottage industry thereon.

Jan 21, Mohammad rated it it was amazing Shelves: This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat Eastern philosophy, however, emphasizes yin and yang, unity, and the need to consider the universe from several different perspectives at once – so Iosko has been more open than the West to concepts such as fuzzy logic. While not a fuzzy activist, I recognized while reading that long ago I adopted mostly fuzzy thinking, meaning all things are relative.

Apr 25, Cameron rated it it was ok. Bart Kosko, explains it better than anyone else can. On tap are “smarter” computers and such medical advances as smart artificial body parts.

Kosko’s most popular book to date was the international best-seller Fuzzy Thinkingabout man and machines thinking in shades of gray, and his most recent book was Noise.

This is more memoir than edifying. Gets a up thumb from me. The Whole in the Part. It is the challenge of juggling apparently conflicting concepts, several seemingly different truths, that makes fuzzy logic so controversial – and so potentially rewarding in all areas of life from the bedroom to the boardroom.

Barr 12, Rohit Shinde rated it it was ok Shelves: The novel’s title coins the term “nanotime” to describe the time speed-up that occurs when fast computer chips, rather than slow brains, house minds. Kosko provides an introduction to fuzzy set theory and its application in neurocomputing and machine intelligence.


He proved many versions of the so-called “forbidden interval theorem,” which guarantees that noise will benefit a system if the average level of noise does not fall in an interval of values. Bah – now I feel dirty having got annoyed by this book! Refresh and try again. May 29, Liedzeit rated it liked it Shelves: He is writing with lots of enthusiasm. Sep 07, Peter rated it liked it.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Unfortunately, he decided to make up a subject, and even after he did that, he forgot to stick to it. Witzigerweise wurde er in Baku geboren, genau wie der echter Vater Lofti Zadeh.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Preview — Fuzzy Thinking by Bart Kosko. Don’t know how to explain but I learned a thing and two about it. So ist das mit dem fussy thinking.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Es ist ein Unterschied, sehe ich ein, ob man einer Aussage eine Wahrscheinlichkeit zuspricht oder fuzziness. I haven’t read others’ opinions of this book; I have a suspicion it will have been ‘debunked’ by many reviews. Oct rhinking, Kurt Schwind rated it it was amazing.