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Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing

Fuzzy Sets and Their Extensions: Representation, Aggregation and Models

Intelligent Systems from Decision Making to Data Mining, Web Intelligence and Computer Vision

Editors: Bustince, Humberto, Herrera, Francisco, Montero, Javier (Eds.)

  • Recent advances in the field of fuzzy sets and their extensions are covered, enabling readers to get right up to date
  • Special focus on fuzzy logic foundations (representation and aggregation) and computer vision applications, decision making, web intelligence and data mining
  • A whole section covers the emergent topic of web intelligence
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This carefully edited book presents an up-to-date state of current research in the use of fuzzy sets and their extensions, paying attention to foundation issues and to their application to four important areas where fuzzy sets are seen to be an important tool for modelling and solving problems.

The book contains 34 chapters divided into two parts. The first part is divided into two sections. Section 1 contains four review papers introducing some non standard representations that extend fuzzy sets (type-2 fuzzy sets, Atanassov’s IFS, fuzzy rough sets and computing with words under the fuzzy sets perspective). Section 2 reviews different aggregation issues from a theoretical and practical point of view; this second part is divided into four sections. Section 3 is devoted to decision making, with seven papers that show how fuzzy sets and their extensions are an important tool for modelling choice problems. Section 4 includes eight papers that cover different aspects on the use of fuzzy sets and their extensions in data mining, giving an illustrative review of the state of the art on the topic. Section 5 is devoted to the emergent topic of web intelligence and contains four papers that show the use of fuzzy sets theory in some problems that can be tackled in this topic. Section 6 is devoted to the use of fuzzy sets and their extensions in the field of computer vision, suggesting how these can be an useful tool in this area.

This volume will be extremely useful to any non-expert reader who is keen to get a good overview on the latest developments in this research field. It will also support those specialists who wish to discover the latest results and trends in the abovementioned areas.

Table of contents (34 chapters)

  • Type-2 Fuzzy Logic and the Modelling of Uncertainty

    Coupland, Simon (et al.)

    Pages 3-22

  • My Personal View on Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets Theory

    Atanassov, Krassimir T.

    Pages 23-43

  • Hybridization of Fuzzy and Rough Sets: Present and Future

    Tsang, Eric C. C. (et al.)

    Pages 45-64

  • An Overview of Computing with Words using Label Semantics

    Lawry, Jonathan

    Pages 65-87

  • On the Construction of Models Based on Fuzzy Measures and Integrals

    Torra, Vicenç

    Pages 89-97

Buy this book

eBook $279.00
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  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $359.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-540-73722-3
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-09290-9
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Fuzzy Sets and Their Extensions: Representation, Aggregation and Models
Book Subtitle
Intelligent Systems from Decision Making to Data Mining, Web Intelligence and Computer Vision
Editors
  • Humberto Bustince
  • Francisco Herrera
  • Javier Montero
Series Title
Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing
Series Volume
220
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-73723-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-73723-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-73722-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-09290-9
Series ISSN
1434-9922
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 674
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