It is the strength of Bart Kosko’s exciting and truly revolutionary book that it both Fuzzy Thinking is about a whole new kind of logic, a radically. 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. In this mind-bending book, Kosko argues that for centuries the West has been The first antiscience science book, Fuzzy Thinking is a truly important book that.

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This book took me 20 years to get around to reading. Trivia About Fuzzy Thinking: Many apples really are kind of red. I found myself skimming the later chapters just to read the quotes Kosko included. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I won’t say that the book was boring. Fuzzy thinking says that life begins at all of these times – to a certain degree. Jan 21, Mohammad rated it it was amazing Shelves: The concepts are presented clearly and precisely.

He could certainly have done with less comparisons. Warum gibt es etwas und nicht vielmehr nichts?

Mar 20, Wendy Yu is currently reading it. On tap are “smarter” computers and such medical advances as smart artificial body parts. Jun 07, Meltha rated it it was ok Shelves: In their place come shades of gray, more or less, maybe so, maybe not.

I tried for years to get into this book. But when Kosko is good, he’s very, very good. Sure, he gets a fjzzy woo-ey near the end, but the content is too important to let that get in the way of reading this book thinkihg understanding what Fuzzy Logic has to offer not just technology, but alsosay, the justice system.

Common terms and phrases adaptive fuzzy system answer apples Aristotle atoms Bertrand Russell binary bivalent black-and-white black-white brain Buddha causal cells chip claim corner cryonics curve define draw engineering equation expert fact false FAT Theorem Figure fit value fuzz fuzzy cube fuzzy entropy fuzzy logic fuzzy rules fuzzy sets fuzzy system fuzzy theory give gray holds idea input Japan Japanese Kalman Koskl filter linear look Lotfi machine IQs math matter of degree Max Black means measure midpoint molecules motor speed multivalued logic neural nets neurons nodes nonlinear not-A Omron output paradoxes patches patterns philosophy probability problem Pythagorean Theorem quantum mechanics reason scientists sense signal smart sorites paradox space thinkign statement subsethood synapses talk tall temperature things true truth turn uncertainty principle universe vague whole world view Yamakawa Zadeh zero.


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.

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

But while reading his book i really liked to ask him to cool down. Slow on dealing the knowledge, and long in the persecution. Gets fizzy up thumb from me.

While not a fuzzy activist, I recogni Interesting book, but as noted in one other review here review, not particularly well written.

Japanese and Korean companies already apply fuzzy technology to the tune of billions of dollars a year in such products as air conditioners instead of producing an all-or-nothing blast of cold air, fuzzy air conditioners constantly adjust to the precise temperature in the room and emit a corresponding degree of cooling air ; computers; cameras and camcorders; auto engines, brakes, transmissions, and cruise controls; dishwashers; elevators; washing machines and dryers; microwave ovens; and televisions.

Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. 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. I like the concept and had come to a lot of the same conclusions myself: Aug 12, Rohit Shinde rated it it was ok Shelves: Kosko is a political and religious skeptic.


Bart Kosko – Wikipedia

Return to Book Page. 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 in hypercubes and its relationship to the ongoing debate of fuzziness versus probability.

When the fetus is six months old? It seems like the author made this idea up and is making a cottage industry thereon. Views Read Edit View history. Short summaries dumping the math could be “It depends” or “there is no black and white” or to use his own statement “everything is a matter of degree”. 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.

As a person with a postgraduate research degree I respect a DE or DSc a lot more than multiple PhDs tuinking, if you have the discipline to nut out problem, are a matter of time, financial backing and access to the academic publishing world, rather than a show of superior skill.

Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic

Lists koskp This Book. Most of the book is a lengthy, lame, boring and fuzzy introduction to the concept of fuzziness. And if numbers are fuzzy, everything is.