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## Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic

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.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. You can find better ones for free on the net. 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.

Fuzzy thinking says that life begins at all of these times – to a certain degree. Libro meraviglio tanto quanto l’argomento, ben scritto, completo e interessantissimo. There is a superficial introduction to fuzzy theory as well. Interesting approach to math and philosophy. Bart Kosko, a professor of electrical engineering at USC, holds degrees in law, philosophy, economics, mathematics, and engineering, and is the author of “Fuzzy Thinking, Heaven in a Chip, Nanotime,” and several textbooks.

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.

### Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic – Bart Kosko – Google Books

Sep 02, Gerald De rated it really liked it. Account Options Sign tbinking. Interesting book, but as noted in one other review here review, not particularly well written.

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. Slow on dealing the knowledge, and long in the persecution. Most of the book is a lengthy, lame, boring and fuzzy introduction to the concept of fuzziness.

Quite eye opening when I first read it. 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 probability problem Pythagorean Theorem quantum mechanics reason scientists sense signal smart sorites paradox space space-time statement subsethood synapses talk tall temperature things true truth turn uncertainty principle universe vague whole world view Yamakawa Zadeh zero.

The first antiscience science book, Fuzzy Thinking is a truly important book that can forever change the way you look at the world. Unfortunately, he decided to make up a subject, and even after he did that, he forgot to stick to it.

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

From inside the book. No eBook available Amazon. It is the challenge of juggling apparently conflicting concepts, several seemingly different truths, that makes fuzzy logic so controversial – and so potentially rewarding fuzy all areas of life from the bedroom to the boardroom. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

HyperionJun 30, – Mathematics – tuzzy. And if numbers are fuzzy, everything is. He is writing with lots of enthusiasm. Aug 29, Mehmet rated it it was amazing.

It’s really a shame this train of thought has been dismissed, because there have been real-world successes in using it a computer kosok that can fly a helicopter that has lost a rotor, using approximations of expert human fliers as ‘rules’, even though no human could fuzyz hope to fly a helicopter that has lost a rotor.

Aug 12, Rohit Shinde rated it it was ok Shelves: To take an example, it’s not that we can’t say with confidence whether an apple is red or not.

Short summaries dumping the math could be “It depends” or “there is no black thinklng white” or to use his own statement “everything is a matter of degree”. Also, I felt the repeated comparisons between the Buddha and Aristotle seemed contrived.

Bah – now I feel dirty having got annoyed by this book! Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. If you are into electronics, you might find this book interesting. As a Taoist I find his behaviour truly baft, bordering on etiquette boom boom – a Taoist insult and his lip service to the “void” philosophies irritating.

Sep 07, Peter rated it liked it. On tap are “smarter” computers and such medical advances as smart artificial body parts. Kosko provides an introduction to fuzzy set theory and its application in neurocomputing and machine intelligence.

I sold my copy of ufzzy book. Jul 19, bup rated it it was amazing. 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 baft Fuzzy Logic has to offer not just technology, but alsosay, the justice system.

I tried for years to get into this book. My library Help Advanced Book Search.