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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He is a contributing editor of the libertarian periodical Libertywhere he has published essays on “Palestinian vouchers”. I haven’t read others’ opinions of this book; I have a suspicion it will have been ‘debunked’ by many reviews. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. Very good for beginners. He is notable as a researcher and popularizer of fuzzy logicneural networksand noise, and author of several trade books and textbooks on these and related subjects of machine intelligence.

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 logic even applies to ethical questions. May 17, Serkelion rated it it was amazing.

Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic

Views Read Edit View history. Kosko is a political and religious skeptic. While not a fuzzy activist, I recogni Interesting book, but as noted in one other review here review, not particularly well written. I tried for years to get into this book. However, this is also me. Kosko provides an introduction to fuzzy set theory and its application in neurocomputing and machine intelligence.

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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. Not a bad introduction to the concept, but I remember disliking the author’s writing style. While not a fuzzy activist, I recognized while reading that long ago I adopted mostly fuzzy thinking, meaning all things are relative. 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.

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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,’ meant that the truth of many matters is gray. Fuzzy logic isused in palmtop computers that recognize and translate handwritten characters.


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Jan 09, Craig Maloney rated it liked hhinking Shelves: Fuzzy thinking is the wave of the future, and the leading exponent of fuzzy logic, philosopher-scientist Dr. Unfortunately, he decided to make up a subject, and even after he did that, he forgot to stick to it.

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Bart Kosko, explains it better than anyone else can. HyperionJun 30, – Mathematics – pages.

Aug 12, Rohit Shinde rated it it was ok Shelves: Sep 07, Peter rated it liked it. Aug 29, Mehmet rated it it was amazing.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Gets a up thumb from me. Give it a pass. Jul 19, bup rated it it was amazing.

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

Fuzzy logic mimics the working of the human brain and is used in machines so they will think fuzzh like human kowko. I like the concept and had come to a lot of the same conclusions myself: It’s really a shame this train of thought has been dismissed, because there have been real-world successes in using it a computer application that can fly a helicopter that has lost a rotor, using approximations of expert human fliers as ‘rules’, even though no human could ever hope to fly a helicopter that has lost a rotor.

Splendid introduction to fuzzy logic.

Kosko thinks it should and thinks he also knows how.