Ibrahim Larchie (larchiei@tuns.ca)
Tue, 5 Mar 1996 20:42:19 +0100

The field of Fuzzy Computation, Fuzzy Systems Design & Analysis
and the various hybrids is expanding very fast ( some will say
too fast !!! ) with it comes the inevitable explosion of key,
concepts, ideas and terminology. Although some basic ideas are now
almost universally accepted many new terms are fabricated almost
routinely by workers in the field. Sometimes these "new" terms
refer to new concepts which are not well defined. In fact there
are some of the 'old' terms that are constantly being redefined
.......in short perhaps it is time for some sort of DICTIONARY

It should not be too hard to compile. Perhaps a sort of interactive
list not necessarily different from from the popular FAQ's. The myriad
of excellent tutorial articles, books and others will be a good start.

If this idea is worth pursuing then we might even make it a little
bit more interesting. For instance say anytime the usual "bashing"
of Prof Kosko begins all contributers to that thread will contribute
3 definitions of any fuzzy term to the dictionary ( aha! that was a

I. Larchie

PS: all responses should be directed to the mailer :
( fuzzy-mail@dbai.tuwien.ac.at) .or just
press the Reply button and I will summarize and post.

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