Notable works, Fuzzy Thinking Nanotime Noise. Bart Andrew Kosko (born February 7, ) is a writer and professor of electrical engineering and law at the University of Southern California (USC). He is notable as a researcher and popularizer of fuzzy logic, neural networks. 27 Feb It is the strength of Bart Kosko’s exciting and truly revolutionary book that it both reflects the wider, post-modern cultural movements of this. 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.
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Long sections are dedicated to claiming how clever the author is fhinking 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.
Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic
The concepts are presented clearly and precisely. Every time I picked it thinkibg and flipped through it absolutely nothing drew me thinming and prompted me to continue reading.
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. 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.
Unfortunately, “fuzzy logic” was oversimplified in the collective consciousness, and then was dismissed tginking nothing more than probability. Not a bad introduction to the concept, but I remember disliking the author’s writing style. Oct 10, Thomas Whitney rated it liked it. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
Aug 29, Mehmet rated it it was amazing.
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Don’t know how to explain but I learned a thing and two about it. Fuzzy logic even applies to ethical questions. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. So ist das mit dem fussy thinking.
Slow on dealing the knowledge, and long in the persecution. May 29, Liedzeit rated it liked it Shelves: Jan 09, Craig Maloney rated it liked it Shelves: As a professional I would have a lot more respect if he had gone out and commercialised it straight away.
Fuzzy Logic, before the term kosjo 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 thnking will have been ‘debunked’ by many reviews. Some decent ideas in this book, but they get overshadowed by the author’s Promethean comparison of how his colleagues and he brought the fire of fuzzy logic to the temples of Aristotelean logic.
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Very good intro to fuzzy logic. I haven’t read others’ opinions of this book; I have a suspicion it will have been ‘debunked’ by many reviews.
For people who are interested to learn how fuzzy set theory is used in the social sciences, I would give Kosko’s book a skip and head straight to Charles Ragin’s Fuzzy-Set Social Science – an extremely enjoyable and illuminating read. But modern western logic does not appreciate the gray. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Many apples really are kind of red.
That’s what it sounded like to me. Kosko suggests that in order to compete fuzy in the West will have to open ourselves to new ways of thinking – fuzzy ways of thinking. An authoritative introduction to “fuzzy logic” brings readers up to speed on the “smart” products and computers that will change all of our lives in the future. Aug 12, Rohit Shinde rated it it was ok Shelves: Kosko has a minimalist prose style, not even using commas in his several books.
Nov 05, David rated it did not like it. Kosko is a political and thinkign skeptic.
Interesting book, but as noted in one other review here review, not particularly well written. Lists with This Book. Thinkng eBook available Amazon. In this mind-bending book, Kosko argues that for centuries the West has been locked into the concept of black or white, right or wrong, all or nothing.
Invented in America, fuzzy logic has broad implications for the way we think.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. While not a fuzzy activist, I recogni Interesting book, but as noted in one other review here review, not particularly well written. Eastern philosophy, however, emphasizes yin and yang, unity, and the need to consider the universe from several different perspectives at once – so Asia has been more open than the West to concepts such as fuzzy logic.
Its the singer, not the song Es ist ein Thinkinv, sehe ich ein, ob man einer Aussage eine Wahrscheinlichkeit zuspricht oder fuzziness.
Contents Shades of Gray. Dec 08, Badger rated it did not like it Shelves: Probably more or less ok. Fuzzy Thinking is the first popular book to explain clearly and provocatively how fuzzy logic is changing our lives – and how it will revolutionize fuzz world in the decades ahead. He is an attorney licensed in California and federal court, and worked part-time as a law clerk for the Los Angeles District Attorney ‘s Office.
Oct 23, Kurt Schwind rated it it was amazing.
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Return to Book Page. The New Science of Fuzzy Logic. He is writing with lots of enthusiasm. While not a fuzzy activist, I recognized while reading that long ago I adopted mostly fuzzy thinking, meaning all things are relative.