Fuzzy Thinking is about a whole new kind of logic, a radically different way of structuring our thoughts and experience. It is the kind of logic. Because the new world of fuzzy logic more closely mirrors reality, has a rigor all its own, and is paying off in the marketplace. Kosko (Electrical. 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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The first antiscience science book, Fuzzy Thinking is a truly important book that can forever change the way you look at the world. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. 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 temperature These “smart” products are possible with the advent of “fuzzy logic, ” the principle that’s revolutionizing science.

First, let me say that fuzzy logic and fuzzy arithmetic are great tools. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. As a Taoist I find his behaviour truly humane, bordering on etiquette boom boom – a Taoist insult and his lip service to the “void” philosophies irritating.

Oct 27, Hollis Fishelson-holstine marked it as to-read Shelves: HyperionJun 30, – Mathematics – pages. He’s also good in extending these ideas to neural nets in hypothesizing how brains change, learn, get smart. Bart Kosko is the leading proponent of fuzzy logic.

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Oct 23, Kurt Schwind rated it it was amazing. In this chapter Kosko puts Aristotle forward as a champion of bivalent logic which he wasand the Buddha as a champion of fuzzy logic a dubious claim. Please try again later. Books by Bart Kosko. Now America faces a great challenge that only the long-suffering author can set to rights. See all 47 reviews. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.


That’s what it sounded like to me. Kosko suggests that in order to compete we in the West will have to open ourselves to new ways of thinking – fuzzy ways of thinking. 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.

Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic – Bart Kosko – Google Books

The rest of the book is a rambling bar of ideas that fuzzy logic supposedly replaces, interspersed with bitter anecdotes about academic politics. What is kind of amazing is that modern day neural networks often use a lot of what was presented here in Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Bart Kosko is an expert at Fuzzy Engineering, and when he writes about it, he has a lot thimking teach. Many apples really are kind of red. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. He is a contributing editor of the libertarian periodical Libertywhere he has published essays on “Palestinian vouchers”. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. 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.

Aug 12, Rohit Shinde rated it it was ok Shelves: He also argues that fuzziness describes the world more effectively than “scientific” terms, that the rules of arithmetic, probability, and calculus are just games.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Be the bwrt to discover new talent! Customers who viewed this item also viewed. That’s fine, I can get along with that quite well. A low point in the book is chapter 5, entitled “Aristotle vs. My problem, though, is that Kosko presents the fuzzy world-view vs. Bart Kosko, explains it better than anyone else can.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates thijking seller support? I won’t say that the book was boring.

It adds interesting rules to the game. I am interested in reading more about fuzzy logic so that I can formally use it in future problem solving but will take the barr text books rather than this “impress the masses” self-promotion pop-science book.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. It seems like the author made this idea up and is making a cottage industry thereon. Want to Read saving…. See 1 question about Fuzzy Thinking….

The great thing is that you really can use the new interpretations and tools along with the old ones.

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