Re: Fuzzy Classification


Subject: Re: Fuzzy Classification
From: H. Mark Hubey (HubeyH@mail.montclair.edu)
Date: Tue Jun 06 2000 - 13:00:21 MET DST


You might check my little paper

http://www.csam.montclair.edu/~hubey/Curse.pdf

on clustering, and classification.

Will Dwinnell wrote:
>
> Claudia Franco wrote:
> "I would like to know if you know web sites where I can find full explanations
> about fuzzy classification (fuzzy clustering)..."
>
> Classification and clsutering are different tasks. In classificiation, there is
> some target concept which distinguishes one set from another. With clustering,
> the idea is merely to produce "natural" groupings. Fuzziness hasbeen applied to
> both tasks. Probably the most widespread implementation of fuzzy clustering is
> fuzzy c-means, which is a fuzzified variant of k-means clustering and which can
> be foudn in MATLAB's Fuzzy Logic Toolbox. Fuzzy classification can be performed
> automatically (as in fuzzy ID3), but fuzzy classification systems (as opposed to
> neural networks, etc.) very often are constructed by hand. For some good fuzzy
> references, see books authored or co-authored by Earl Cox or George Klir.
>
> Will Dwinnell
> predictor@compuserve.com

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Regards, Mark
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