Re: fuzz-logic and social-science

From: Christian Schulz (c.schulz@de.modalis.com)
Date: Fri Jan 12 2001 - 17:48:55 MET

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    jonathan ,
    thanks for this hint !

    -christian

    "Jonathan G. Campbell" schrieb:

    > Christian Schulz wrote:
    > >
    > > hello,
    > >
    > > have got anybody some experience with fuzzy-tools and
    > > quantitative social-science Analysis ?
    > >
    > > I think "fuzzy" is a good aproach for questionaries in social-Science
    > > and marketing fields,
    > > because pepole can not exactly say i.e. what is very bad, bad, good and
    > > very good -
    > > but one problem is the use of ordinal-variables which are most scale
    > > from
    > > 1-5 until 1-10 !!!
    > >
    > > Have got anybody experince or is interested to talk about that !
    > > I have got used i.e. "Nefclass" (NeuroFuzzyClassification-Java-Tool from
    > >
    > > Ulrike Nauck ) to classify Person's dependended from i.e. age, education
    > > ....
    > >
    >
    > (Without any recommendation or other evaluation, because I havent yet
    > used it) I have just taken possession of:
    >
    > Charles. C. Ragin
    > Fuzzy-Set Social Science
    > Chicago U. Press, 2000
    >
    > Maybe worth a look.
    >
    > Jon C.
    >
    > --
    > Jonathan G Campbell, Computer Science, Queen's University
    > Belfast, BT7 1NN Tel +44 (0)28 90 274623 jg.campbell@qub.ac.uk
    > http://www.cs.qub.ac.uk/~J.Campbell/

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