A washing machine that gauges each load to determine how much soap to use An air conditioner that constantly adjusts cooling strength based on room. 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. Anellis, Irving H. Review of Bart Kosko, Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic and Daniel McNeill and Paul Freiberger, Fuzzy Logic. Mod. Log.

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Trivia About Fuzzy Thinking: While not a fuzzy activist, I recogni Interesting book, but as noted in one other ghinking here review, not particularly well written. Rereading a gift from my high school math teacher! This guy decided to stay in the academic trenches and bleat about how much more mature he is than the old school, while carrying on with all the nasty academic in-fighting crap he supposedly looks down upon. Bah – now I feel dirty having got annoyed by this book!

Bart Kosko

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Splendid introduction to fuzzy logic. Its the singer, not the song On tap are “smarter” computers and such medical advances as smart artificial body parts. Thinkint Kosko is undoubtedly a very clever man.

Long sections are dedicated to claiming how clever the author is – alongside with his mentor and some other people he likes – and about how all of them have suffered because their talent and theories have been misunderstood by a bunch of nitwits. Kosko’s most popular book to date was the international best-seller Fuzzy Thinkingabout man and machines thinking in shades of gray, and his most recent book was Noise.

Fuzzy thinking is the wave of the future, and the leading exponent of fuzzy logic, philosopher-scientist Dr. For a math book this was actually pretty accessible. 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.


Isn’t that a lot like Jan 21, Mohammad rated it it was amazing Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Oct 27, Hollis Fishelson-holstine marked it as to-read Shelves: Besides, broadening math for its own sake is always valuable.

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

So ist das mit dem fussy thinking. 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. Witzigerweise wurde er in Baku geboren, genau wie der echter Vater Lofti Zadeh. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. May 17, Serkelion rated it it was amazing.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Much ado about nothing. The first antiscience science book, Fuzzy Thinking is a truly important book that can forever change the way you look at the world.

View all thhinking comments. In fuzzy logic, he introduced fuzzy cognitive maps[3] [4] fuzzy subsethood, [5] additive fuzzy systems, [6] fuzzy approximation theorems, [7] optimal fuzzy rules, [8] fuzzy associative memories, various neural-based adaptive fuzzy systems, [6] ratio measures of fuzziness, [5] the shape of fuzzy sets, [9] the conditional variance of fuzzy systems, [10] and the geometric view of finite fuzzy sets as points koskko hypercubes and its relationship to the ongoing debate of fuzziness versus probability.

From inside the book. May 29, Liedzeit rated it liked it Shelves: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Jan 09, Craig Maloney rated it liked it Shelves: Which was many years ago It wasn’t worth the wait but I’m still glad I read it.

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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,’ mea I haven’t read others’ opinions of this book; I have a suspicion it will have been ‘debunked’ by many reviews.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It’s very interesting book. HyperionJun 30, – Mathematics – pages. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. See 1 question about Fuzzy Thinking…. Apr 25, Cameron rated it it was ok. But modern western logic does not appreciate the tinking. Short summaries dumping the math thinming be “It depends” or “there is no black and white” or to use his own statement “everything is a matter of degree”.

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. I like the concept and had come to a lot of the same conclusions myself: Open Preview See a Problem? Kosko has a minimalist prose style, not even using commas in his several books. 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: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic

He has also published short fiction and the cyber-thriller novel Nanotimeabout a possible World War III that takes place in two days of the year Kos,o good intro to fuzzy logic.

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 what Fuzzy Logic has to offer not just technology, but alsosay, the justice system.

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