Fwd: Re: Adding more evidence


Subject: Fwd: Re: Adding more evidence
From: Jim Keller (keller@cecs.missouri.edu)
Date: Mon Jan 24 2000 - 17:23:22 MET


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>Do tell the story of the poisonous water bottles! As I demonstrated, I
>could stand to learn a few things about 'fuzzy' logic! <g>
>
>LFS
>
>
>Paul Victor Birke wrote:
>>
>> Will Dwinnell wrote:
>> > While the math may work out the same in some cases, and fuzzy
>> > membership may happen to map to probabilities in some cases,
>> > fuzziness is not chance.
>
>> Dear Will
>>
>> Indeed!!
>>
>> You must retell the famous story about the >>poisonous water bottles<<
>> to clearly see that. You must have it copied somewhere.
>>
>> But it clearly illustrates the fundamental early idea of Fuzziness.
>> One has to be clear on the distinction between membership and chance
>> (frequentist probability).
>>
>> all the best.
>> Paul
>

The poisonous water bottle example appeared in Vol 1, No1, IEEE
Transactions on Fuzzy Systems (Feb, 1993) in Jim Bezdek's editorial. You
should easily be able to locate this journal.

With best regards,

                 Jim

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