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Fuzzy Expert Systems and Fuzzy Reasoning

William Siler, James J. Buckley

ISBN: 978-0-471-69849-4 February 2005 350 Pages


Coverage is accessible to practitioners and academic readers alike.
* Features end-of-chapter problems with answers provided in an appendix.
* Includes discussions of rule-based systems not available in any other book.
* Includes problem sets and tutorial programs available on the Wiley ftp site.

1 Introduction.

2 Rule-Based Systems: Overview.

3 Fuzzy Logic, Fuzzy Sets, and Fuzzy Numbers: I.

4 Fuzzy Logic, Fuzzy Sets, and Fuzzy Numbers: II.

5 Combining Uncertainties.

6 Inference in an Expert System I.

7 Inference in a Fuzzy Expert System II: Modification of Data and Truth Values.

8 Resolving Contradictions: Possibility and Necessity.

9 Expert System Shells and the Integrated Development Environment (IDE).

10 Simple Example Programs.

11 Running and Debugging Fuzzy Expert Systems I: Parallel Programs.

12 Running and Debugging Expert Systems II: Sequential Rule-Firing.

13 Solving "What?" Problems when the Answer is Expressed in Words.

14 Programs that Can Learn from Experience.

15 Running On-Line in Real-Time.




Supplementary Software Program Download the FLOPS program
Errata Document
  • The book is designed as a text and has ample problems with solutions, a solutions manual and an accompanying program on our ftp site.