One can of course define any operators one wants, but an OR operator
such that x OR x > x seems quite peculiar, and I am wondering what this
one really represents.
Bill Silvert
From: bryce@albatross.co.nz
>Does anyone have an algorithm for calculating a fuzzy 'OR' on x number of
>values, given the formula X OR Y = x+y-xy (as opposed to the more standard
>fuzzy definition of X OR Y = max(x,y).
>
>As an example, a OR b OR c can be calculated given the idea that <a OR b OR
>c> is like <<a OR b> OR c>, ie:
>
> "(a + b -ab) + c -(a + b -ab)c"
>or
> "a + b + c -ab -bc -ac +abc"
>
>The tricky part is that I need this to work for any number of values, not
>just two or three. I am actually planning to use this in a Delphi
>application, but examples in C would be fine.
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