Re: Adapting fuzzy sets automatically for weather prediction...?

Victor V. Miagkikh (
Sun, 19 Oct 1997 22:09:42 +0200 (MET DST)

Dear Bjarne,

There is a couple of papers at
which are relevant to your problem.


Victor Miagkikh

Bjarne Hansen wrote:
> How can fuzzy expert systems be made to optimize their fuzzy sets
> automatically? Does someone have a suggestion or know of an instructive
> article?
> The reason I ask is that I am developing an expert system to help in
> weather prediction. The system uses fuzzy logic and case-based
> reasoning. I intend to incorporate some form of neural network to
> enable learning.
> In developing a prototype system, I designed reasonable fuzzy sets based
> on my knowledge of a particular airport’s climatology. The
> "climatology" consists of a 36-year long hourly record of weather data
> from the airport -- in compressed form, it is about 6 Megabytes of
> data. The system works for airport for which it was designed, but the
> system does not work so well when it is applied to other airports.
> Supposedly, the system would become portable if the fuzzy sets could
> adapt automatically to suit the climatology of other airports.
> A description of the prototype system is posted at:
> Thank you for your help,
> Bjarne Hansen,
> Computer Science Dept.
> Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia
> E-mail: