Re: Functions defined by fuzzy rules

Gal Kaminka (
Mon, 6 Apr 1998 01:22:21 +0200 (MET DST)


I am also interested in this. I'd appreciate it (and I'm sure
others will too) if you post a summary of responses back to the



Dimitri Lisin ( wrote:
: Greetings, All.

: I am rather new to this field, as the case seems to be with most people
: who post questions here.

: The little that I understand abut fuzzy logic is that a fuzzy inferencing
: system, i.e. a set of fuzzy rules that relate, say, two variables
: approximate a function. What I may need to do, is take a regular
: algebraic function, for example y = x^2, and generate a set of fuzzy rules
: relating x and y that approximate the function (on some interval). Can
: anyone point me to any literature on the subject?

: Another question, more out of curiosity than necessity. If a function is
: defined in terms of a set of fuzzy rules, is it possible to differentiate
: or integrate it? Any literature discussing this?

: Dima Lisin

Gal A. Kaminka 
Research Assistant, Applied Philosopher   USC Information Sciences Institute 
     "Death is an engineering problem." -- Bart Kosko, "Fuzzy Thinking"
     "But life is not an engineering task." -- Gal A. Kaminka