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fuzzy logic

n.
A form of algebra employing a range of values from "true" to "false" that is used in decision-making with imprecise data, as in artificial intelligence systems.

fuzzy logic

n
(Logic) a branch of logic designed to allow degrees of imprecision in reasoning and knowledge, typified by terms such as 'very', 'quite possibly', and 'unlikely', to be represented in such a way that the information can be processed by computer

fuzz′y log′ic


n.
the theory of a mathematical set (fuzz′y set′) having the property that each of its members is described in terms of a number, with a value in the range from 0 to 1, that indicates the degree on a spectrum of values to which the member belongs to the set.
[1960–65]

fuzzy logic

A system of rules governing a decision making process in which propositions may be assigned degrees of truthfulness rather than a simple true or false value.
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Noun1.fuzzy logic - a form of mathematical logic in which truth can assume a continuum of values between 0 and 1
formal logic, mathematical logic, symbolic logic - any logical system that abstracts the form of statements away from their content in order to establish abstract criteria of consistency and validity
Translations
fuzzy logika
lógica borrosalógica difusa
sumea logiikka
logique floue
לוגיקה עמומה
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But when a fuzzy logician says, "Tom's degree of membership within the set of tall men is .
At bottom, though, fuzzy logicians are arguing that their logic is different because it makes more sense than classical logic.
By virtue of particular authors' status, bold assertions, and effective pedagogical techniques, the participating fuzzy logicians mostly came to agree that Elkan's proof illegitimately used the law of the excluded middle (either A or not-A is true), which does not apply within fuzzy logic.

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