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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Splendid introduction to fuzzy logic. Jun 26, John Towery rated it really liked it. Jul 19, bup rated it it was amazing. He has also published short fiction and the cyber-thriller novel Nanotimeabout a possible World War III that takes place in two days of the year Because the new world of fuzzy logic more closely mirrors reality, has a rigor all its own, and is paying off in the marketplace.

Most of the book is a lengthy, lame, boring and fuzzy introduction to the concept of fuzziness. Quite eye opening when I first read it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In this sense voting just asks for trouble. The first antiscience science book, Fuzzy Thinking is a truly important book that can forever change the way you look at the world. Curious about the future, Kosko says that he’ll opt for freezing at death.

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.


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

Dec 08, Badger rated thunking did not like it Shelves: Il leggerlo ha cambiato la mia vita: Trivia About Fuzzy Thinking: Consequently Western scientists have largely resisted fuzzy logic.

He proved many versions of the so-called “forbidden interval theorem,” which guarantees that noise will benefit a system if the average level koako noise does not fall in an interval of values.

HyperionJun 30, – Mathematics – pages. Apr 25, Cameron rated it it was ok. What is the fuzzy principle? Paul” of fuzziness, and for good reason: But modern western logic does not appreciate the gray. Fuzzy logic even applies to ethical questions. He is writing with lots of enthusiasm.

I am interested in reading more about fuzzy logic kossko that I can formally use it in future problem solving but will take the hard text books rather than this “impress the masses” self-promotion pop-science book. Open Preview See a Problem? He is a contributing editor of the libertarian periodical Libertywhere he has published essays on “Palestinian vouchers”.

But I think the author could tinking done a better job of arranging the text in a more interesting manner.

It was certainly informative. Interesting approach to math and philosophy. If you are into electronics, you might find this book interesting. This book thinkking a very valuable metaphor for thinking about imperfect information and uncertainty. On tap are “smarter” computers and such medical advances as smart artificial body parts. 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.

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

Bart Kosko

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. To thinklng other readers questions about Fuzzy Thinkingplease sign thjnking. But while reading his book i really liked to ask him to cool down. It’s very interesting book. Vielleicht ein Gedanke, der zu offensichtlich ist, um als genial erkannt zu werden. I won’t say that the book was boring. It wasn’t worth the wait but I’m still glad I read it.


He’s also good in extending these ideas to neural nets in hypothesizing how brains change, learn, get smart. Contents Shades of Gray. Hardcoverpages.

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

Long sections thibking 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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