Yaochu Jin <email@example.com> wrote in message news:<200110231024.MAA08527@mail.ipm.net>...
> >How about these two rules:
> >R1: IF obstacle is straight ahead THEN turn left
> >R2: IF obstacle is straight ahead THEN turn right
(default assumption removed)
> not the point. The point is, if you use the two rules you wrote, the robot will
> collide against the obstacle, simply because the two rules are inconsistent. It
> is you, not the fuzzy logic that can resolve the contradiction.
> Yaochu Jin
Isnt the idea of fuzzy logic supposed to be that the "fuzzy" element
is left for contemplation? I guess in the interval of the machine
trying to figure out which way to turn, it collides into the object.
Now, why isnt this machine smart enough to recognise an "object" and
its size, location and "go around" it?
"...Build up a false world picture... Temporarily consistent to any
tests he can apply to it. So he takes action on it. The falseness of
the picture is then starkly revealed by the incongruity which his
actions precipitate. ..False
world pictures are facilitated by controlling the channel of
communication by which he is getting his picture. ...The ease of
counter-detecting is when different channels of examination are used
--R.V. Jones (Reginald victor) The theory of practical joking: Its
relevance to physics, Bulletine of the Institute of Mathematics and
its Applications, Vol. 11 Jan/Feb, 1975
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