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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Bart Kosko

In noiseKosko introduced the concept of adaptive stochastic resonance[13] using neural-like learning algorithms to find the optimal level of noise to add to many nonlinear systems to improve their performance. Bart Kosko, explains it better than anyone else can. Fuzziness doesn’t demolish the old structures, it bolsters them and adds capacity. Share your thoughts with other bagt.

Lists with This Book. Much ado about nothing. Probably more or less ok. Most of the book is a lengthy, lame, boring and fuzzy introduction to the concept of fuzziness. As a professional I would have a lot more respect if he had gone out and commercialised it straight away.

If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. Unfortunately, very little of this book is actually on that topic Section 3, chapters I found myself skimming the later chapters just to read the quotes Kosko included. There are islands of interesting bits in a sea of mundane text. Fuzzy Logic challenges the old way of 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.


English Choose a language for shopping. Second, fuzzy logic and fuzzy arithmetic are themselves mathematical formalisms, games like all the others. He’s also good in extending these ideas to neural nets in hypothesizing how brains change, learn, get smart. But when Kosko is good, he’s very, very good.

Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic

Unfortunately, “fuzzy logic” was oversimplified in the collective consciousness, and then was dismissed as nothing more than barg. 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.

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See 1 question about Fuzzy Thinking…. This book explained a very valuable metaphor for thinking about imperfect information and uncertainty. And you can get all these benefits without shrink-wrapped, bite-sized pieces of Eastern philosophy.

Retrieved from ” https: Books by Bart Kosko. Is Budha “better” than others? Fuzzy thinking is the wave of the future, and the leading exponent of fuzzy logic, philosopher-scientist Dr. Everything is a matter of degree – nothing is absolute. But modern western logic does not appreciate the gray.

Fuzzy Logic, before the term got irretrievably co-opted fuzxy mean ‘putting an asterisk in a search string,’ or ‘assigning probability to an event,’ mea Thimking haven’t read others’ opinions of this book; I have a suspicion it fuazy have been ‘debunked’ by many reviews.

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While not a fuzzy activist, I recogni Interesting book, but as noted in one other review thinkibg review, not particularly well written. Now America faces a great challenge that only the long-suffering author can set to rights.


Which was many years ago Dec 08, Badger rated it did not like it Shelves: Oct 23, Kurt Schwind rated it it was amazing. Not a bad introduction to the concept, but I remember disliking the author’s writing style.

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HyperionJun 30, – Mathematics – pages. To take an example, it’s not that we can’t say with confidence whether an apple is red or not. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Fuzzy Sets and Fuzzy Logic: I am interested in reading more about fuzzy logic so that I can formally use it in future problem solving but will take the kpsko text books rather than this “impress the masses” self-promotion pop-science book. No trivia or quizzes yet. Want to Read saving….

No eBook available Amazon. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Not everything is black or white–true or false. Great entry point for the uninitiated with Fuzzy Logic concepts. It seems like the author made this idea up and is making a cottage industry thereon. May 17, Serkelion rated it it was amazing.