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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Sep 07, Peter rated it liked it. Not only has he contributed major theories and proofs in the development of fuzzy logic, but he’s also been a major proselytizer and gadfly, organizing conferences fuzzj frequently going on the road which usually leads to Japan.

There is a superficial introduction to fuzzy theory as well.

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Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic

Unfortunately, he decided to make up a thinnking, and even after he did that, he forgot to stick to it. Retrieved from ” https: By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. To ask other readers questions about Fuzzy Thinkingplease sign up. The first antiscience science book, Fuzzy Thinking is a truly important book that can forever change the way you look at the world. 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.


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It was certainly informative. Interesting approach to math and philosophy. 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 koskoo I have a suspicion it will have been ‘debunked’ by many reviews.

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thinjing Fuzzy logic mimics the working of the human brain and is used in machines so they will think more like human beings. You’ll like it, if you like it, for all of the philosophy, not for the logical system he proposes: No eBook available Amazon.

But while reading his book i really liked to ask him to cool down.

Oct 10, Thomas Whitney rated it liked it. I haven’t read others’ opinions of this book; I have a suspicion it will have been ‘debunked’ by many reviews. I found myself skimming the later chapters just to read the quotes Kosko included. Undoubtedly, as a hyper-intellectual hippie sort of character, he decided he needed some pop-science publishing history to back up his academic thinkng. Witzigerweise wurde er in Baku geboren, genau wie der echter Vater Lofti Zadeh.

Preview — Fuzzy Thinking by Bart Kosko. I tried for years to get into this book. Very good for beginners. While not a fuzzy activist, I recogni Interesting book, but as noted in one other review here review, not particularly well written.

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Refresh and try again. Isn’t that a lot like But I think the author could have done a better job of arranging the text in a more interesting manner. 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. But when Kosko is good, he’s very, very good. Fuzzy logic, properly, is a framework for expressing that mathematically precisely as math insistsand modeling it in software.

As a person with a postgraduate research degree I respect a DE or DSc a lot more than multiple PhDs which, 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. The novel’s title coins the term “nanotime” to describe the time speed-up that occurs when fast computer chips, rather than slow brains, house minds.

Bart Kosko, a professor of electrical engineering at USC, holds degrees in law, philosophy, economics, mathematics, and engineering, and is the author of “Fuzzy Thinking, Heaven in a Chip, Nanotime,” and several textbooks. Consequently Western scientists have largely resisted fuzzy logic. Gets a up thumb from me. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

It wasn’t worth the wait but I’m still glad I read it.