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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For a math book this was actually pretty accessible. Bart Kosko is undoubtedly a very clever man. I sold my copy of the book. Slow on dealing the knowledge, and long in the persecution. So it is with many, many things in the real world. There is a superficial introduction to fuzzy theory as well. Fuzzy logic isused in palmtop computers that recognize and translate handwritten characters.

Refresh and try again. I haven’t read others’ opinions of this book; I have a suspicion it will have been ‘debunked’ by many reviews. Views Read Edit View history. Very good for beginners. It’s really a shame this train of thought has been dismissed, because there have been real-world successes in using it a computer application that can fly a helicopter that has lost a rotor, using approximations of expert human fliers as ‘rules’, even though no human could ever hope to fly a helicopter that has lost a rotor.

Invented in America, fuzzy logic has broad implications for the way we think. There are islands of interesting bits in a sea of mundane text.

Not a bad introduction to the concept, but I remember disliking the author’s writing style. Ein Auto parkt irgendwo auf dem Parkplatz aber nicht im Slot. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Now America faces a great challenge that only the long-suffering author can set to rights. In their place come shades of gray, more or less, maybe so, maybe not.


This book explained a very valuable metaphor for thinking about imperfect information and uncertainty. He is writing with lots of enthusiasm. Fuzzy Thinking is the first popular book to explain clearly and provocatively how fuzzy logic is changing our lives – and how it will revolutionize the world in the decades ahead. Thonking book, but as noted in one other review here review, not particularly well written.

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Fuzzy thinking ghinking the wave of the future, and the leading exponent of fuzzy logic, philosopher-scientist Dr.

Every time I picked it up and flipped through it absolutely nothing drew me in and prompted me to continue reading. Nov 05, David rated it did not like it. 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.

Jan 21, Mohammad rated it it was amazing Shelves: Interesting approach to math and philosophy. Open Preview See a Problem? Oct 27, Hollis Fishelson-holstine marked it as to-read Shelves: I found myself skimming the later chapters just to read the quotes Kosko included. When the fetus is six months old? May 17, Serkelion rated it it was amazing. View all 4 comments. Great entry point for cuzzy uninitiated with Fuzzy Logic concepts.

Finally decided it didn’t need to be kisko Books by Bart Kosko. He is an attorney licensed in California and federal court, and worked part-time as a law clerk for the Koskp Angeles District Attorney ‘s Office.

Dec 08, Badger rated it rhinking not like it Shelves: Kosko provides an introduction to fuzzy set theory and its application in neurocomputing and machine intelligence. It is the challenge of juggling apparently conflicting concepts, several seemingly fuzy truths, that makes fuzzy logic so controversial – and so potentially rewarding in all areas of life fzuzy the bedroom to the boardroom.

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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. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. But while reading his book i really liked to ask him to cool down. 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 thinkinh 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 thin,ing 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.

Because the new world of fuzzy logic more closely mirrors reality, has a rigor all its own, and is paying off in the marketplace. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Its the singer, not the song But when Kosko is good, he’s very, very good. To take an example, it’s not that we can’t say with confidence whether an apple is red or not. Want to Read saving….

Also, I felt the repeated comparisons between the Buddha and Aristotle seemed contrived. There was a problem adding your email address.

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