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A New Paradigm Of Knowledge Engineering By Soft Computing

Author : Liya Ding
ISBN : 9812794603
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Soft computing (SC) consists of several computing paradigms, including neural networks, fuzzy set theory, approximate reasoning, and derivative-free optimization methods such as genetic algorithms. The integration of those constituent methodologies forms the core of SC. In addition, the synergy allows SC to incorporate human knowledge effectively, deal with imprecision and uncertainty, and learn to adapt to unknown or changing environments for better performance. Together with other modern technologies, SC and its applications exert unprecedented influence on intelligent systems that mimic human intelligence in thinking, learning, reasoning, and many other aspects. Knowledge engineering (KE), which deals with knowledge acquisition, representation, validation, inferencing, explanation, and maintenance, has made significant progress recently, owing to the indefatigable efforts of researchers. Undoubtedly, the hot topics of data mining and knowledge/data discovery have injected new life into the classical AI world. This book tells readers how KE has been influenced and extended by SC and how SC will be helpful in pushing the frontier of KE further. It is intended for researchers and graduate students to use as a reference in the study of knowledge engineering and intelligent systems. The reader is expected to have a basic knowledge of fuzzy logic, neural networks, genetic algorithms, and knowledge-based systems. Contents: Knowledge Engineering and Soft Computing OCo An Introduction (L-Y Ding); Fuzzy Knowledge-Based Systems: Linguistic Integrity: A Framework for Fuzzy Modeling OCo AFRELI Algorithm (J Espinosa & J Vandewalle); A New Approach to Acquisition of Comprehensible Fuzzy Rules (H Ohno & T Furuhashi); Fuzzy Rule Generation with Fuzzy Singleton-Type Reasoning Method (Y Shi & M Mizumoto); Antecedent Validity Adaptation Principle for Table Look-Up Scheme (P-T Chan & A B Rad); Fuzzy Spline Interpolation in Sparse Fuzzy Rule Bases (M F Kawaguchi & M Miyakoshi); Revision Principle Applied for Approximate Reasoning (L-Y Ding et al.); Handling Null Queries with Compound Fuzzy Attributes (S-L Wang & Y-J Tsai); Fuzzy System Description Language (K Otsuka et al.); Knowledge Representation, Integration, and Discovery by Soft Computing: Knowledge Representation and Similarity Measure in Learning a Vague Legal Concept (M Q Xu et al.); Trend Fuzzy Sets and Recurrent Fuzzy Rules for Ordered Dataset Modelling (J F Baldwin et al.); Approaches to the Design of Classification Systems from Numerical Data and Linguistic Knowledge (H Ishibuchi et al.); A Clustering Based on Self-Organizing Map and Knowledge Discovery by Neural Network (K Nakagawa et al.); Probabilistic Rough Induction (J-Z Dong et al.); Data Mining via Linguistic Summaries of Databases: An Interactive Approach (J Kacprzyk & S Zadrozny); and other papers. Readership: Graduate students, researchers and lecturers in knowledge engineering and soft computing."

Pattern Recognition In Soft Computing Paradigm

Author : Nikhil R. Pal
ISBN : 9789812811691
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Pattern recognition (PR) consists of three important tasks: feature analysis, clustering and classification. Image analysis can also be viewed as a PR task. Feature analysis is a very important step in designing any useful PR system because its effectiveness depends heavily on the set of features used to realise the system. A distinguishing feature of this volume is that it deals with all three aspects of PR, namely feature analysis, clustering and classifier design. It also encompasses image processing methodologies and image retrieval with subjective information. The other interesting aspect of the volume is that it covers all three major facets of soft computing: fuzzy logic, neural networks and evolutionary computing. Contents: Dimensionality Reduction Techniques for Interactive Visualization, Exploratory Data Analysis, and Classification (A KAnig); Feature Selection by Artificial Neural Network for Pattern Classification (B Chakraborty); A New Clustering with Estimation of Cluster Number Based on Genetic Algorithm (K Imai et al.); Minimizing the Measurement Cost in the Classification of New Samples by Neural-Network-Based Classifiers (H Ishibuchi & M Nii); Extraction of Fuzzy Rules from Numerical Data for Classifiers (N R Pal & A Sarkar); A Texture Image Segmentation Method Using Neural Networks and Binary Features (J Zhang & S Oe); Image Retrieval System Based on Subjective Information (K Yoshida et al.); and other papers. Readership: Graduate students, researchers and lecturers in pattern recognition and image analysis."

Practical Applications Of Soft Computing In Engineering

Author : Sung-Bae Cho
ISBN : 9789810245238
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Soft computing has been presented not only with the theoretical developments but also with a large variety of realistic applications to consumer products and industrial systems. Application of soft computing has provided the opportunity to integrate human-like vagueness and real-life uncertainty into an otherwise hard computer program.This book highlights some of the recent developments in practical applications of soft computing in engineering problems. All the chapters have been sophisticatedly designed and revised by international experts to achieve wide but in-depth coverage.

Soft Computing For Information Processing And Analysis

Author : Masoud Nikravesh
ISBN : 9783540323655
Genre : Computers
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Search engines, with Google at the top, have become the most heavily used online service, with millions of searches performed every day and many remarkable capabilities. Soft Computing for Information Processing and Analysis includes reports from the front of soft computing in the internet industry and imparts knowledge and understanding of the significance of the field's accomplishments, new developments and future directions. This carefully edited book has evolved from presentations made by the participants of a meeting entitled "Fuzzy Logic and the Internet: Enhancing the Power of the Internet", organized by the Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing (BISC), University of California, Berkeley. It addresses the important topics of modern search engines such as fuzzy query, decision analysis and support systems, including articles about topics such as Web Intelligence, World Knowledge and Fuzzy Logic (by Lotfi A. Zadeh), perception based information processing, or web intelligence.

Fuzzy Logic Soft Computing And Computational Intelligence

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Applications And Science In Soft Computing

Author : Ahmad Lotfi
ISBN : 9783540452409
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Soft computing techniques have reached a significant level of recognition and - ceptance from both the academic and industrial communities. The papers collected in this volume illustrate the depth of the current theoretical research trends and the breadth of the application areas in which soft computing methods are making c- tributions. This volume consists of forty six selected papers presented at the Fourth Inter- tional Conference on Recent Advances in Soft Computing, which was held in N- th th tingham, United Kingdom on 12 and 13 December 2002 at Nottingham Trent University. This volume is organized in five parts. The first four parts address mainly the f- damental and theoretical advances in soft computing, namely Artificial Neural Networks, Evolutionary Computing, Fuzzy Systems and Hybrid Systems. The fifth part of this volume presents papers that deal with practical issues and ind- trial applications of soft computing techniques. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all the authors who submitted contributions for inclusion. We are also indebted to Janusz Kacprzyk for his - vices related to this volume. We hope you find the volume an interesting refl- tion of current theoretical and application based soft computing research.

Advanced Signal Processing Technology By Soft Computing

Author : Charles Hsu
ISBN : 9789810244613
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This book presents worldwide outstanding research and recent progress in the applications of neural networks, fuzzy logic, chaos, independent component analysis, etc to fields related to speech recognition enhancement, supervised Fourier demixing noise elimination, acoustic databases, the human hearing system, cancer detection, image processing, and visual communications.

Towards Advanced Data Analysis By Combining Soft Computing And Statistics

Author : Christian Borgelt
ISBN : 9783642302787
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Soft computing, as an engineering science, and statistics, as a classical branch of mathematics, emphasize different aspects of data analysis. Soft computing focuses on obtaining working solutions quickly, accepting approximations and unconventional approaches. Its strength lies in its flexibility to create models that suit the needs arising in applications. In addition, it emphasizes the need for intuitive and interpretable models, which are tolerant to imprecision and uncertainty. Statistics is more rigorous and focuses on establishing objective conclusions based on experimental data by analyzing the possible situations and their (relative) likelihood. It emphasizes the need for mathematical methods and tools to assess solutions and guarantee performance. Combining the two fields enhances the robustness and generalizability of data analysis methods, while preserving the flexibility to solve real-world problems efficiently and intuitively.

Advanced Mathematical Techniques In Science And Engineering

Author : Mangey Ram
ISBN : 9781000794953
Genre : Mathematics
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In recent years, mathematical techniques applied to novel disciplines within the science and engineering have experienced extraordinary growth. Advanced Mathematical Techniques in Science and Engineering focusses on a detailed range of mathematics applied within various fields of science and engineering for different tasks. Topics of focus include:- Analysis of Consensus-Building Time in Social Groups- Modeling of intersystem accidents in critical infrastructure systems- Stochastic approaches to analysis and modeling of multi-sources and big data- Performance evaluation of computational DoS attack on access point in Wireless LANs- Ranking methods for decision-making under uncertainty- Understanding time delay based Modeling & Diffusion of technological products- Role of soft computing in science and engineering- Complex system reliability analysis and optimization- Tree growth models in forest ecosystems modellingThis research book can be used as a reference for students in a final year undergraduate engineering course, such as mechanical, mechatronics, industrial, computer science, information technology, etc. Furthermore, the book can serve as a valuable reference for academics, engineers and researchers in these and related subject areas.

Bio Inspired Systems Computational And Ambient Intelligence

Author : Joan Cabestany
ISBN : 9783642024788
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This volume presents the set of final accepted papers for the tenth edition of the IWANN conference “International Work-Conference on Artificial neural Networks” held in Salamanca (Spain) during June 10–12, 2009. IWANN is a biennial conference focusing on the foundations, theory, models and applications of systems inspired by nature (mainly, neural networks, evolutionary and soft-computing systems). Since the first edition in Granada (LNCS 540, 1991), the conference has evolved and matured. The list of topics in the successive Call for - pers has also evolved, resulting in the following list for the present edition: 1. Mathematical and theoretical methods in computational intelligence. C- plex and social systems. Evolutionary and genetic algorithms. Fuzzy logic. Mathematics for neural networks. RBF structures. Self-organizing networks and methods. Support vector machines. 2. Neurocomputational formulations. Single-neuron modelling. Perceptual m- elling. System-level neural modelling. Spiking neurons. Models of biological learning. 3. Learning and adaptation. Adaptive systems. Imitation learning. Reconfig- able systems. Supervised, non-supervised, reinforcement and statistical al- rithms. 4. Emulation of cognitive functions. Decision making. Multi-agent systems. S- sor mesh. Natural language. Pattern recognition. Perceptual and motor functions (visual, auditory, tactile, virtual reality, etc.). Robotics. Planning motor control. 5. Bio-inspired systems and neuro-engineering. Embedded intelligent systems. Evolvable computing. Evolving hardware. Microelectronics for neural, fuzzy and bio-inspired systems. Neural prostheses. Retinomorphic systems. Bra- computer interfaces (BCI). Nanosystems. Nanocognitive systems.

Mobile And Web Innovations In Systems And Service Oriented Engineering

Author : Chiu, Dickson K.W.
ISBN : 9781466624719
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"This book offers widespread knowledge on modern organizations and the complications of the current globalized computing environment"--Provided by publisher.

Computational Intelligence Systems In Industrial Engineering

Author : Cengiz Kahraman
ISBN : 9789491216770
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Industrial engineering is a branch of engineering dealing with the optimization of complex processes or systems. It is concerned with the development, improvement, implementation and evaluation of production and service systems. Computational Intelligence Systems find a wide application area in industrial engineering: neural networks in forecasting, fuzzy sets in capital budgeting, ant colony optimization in scheduling, Simulated Annealing in optimization, etc. This book will include most of the application areas of industrial engineering through these computational intelligence systems. In the literature, there is no book including many real and practical applications of Computational Intelligence Systems from the point of view of Industrial Engineering. Every chapter will include explanatory and didactic applications. It is aimed that the book will be a main source for MSc and PhD students.

Intelligent Counting Under Information Imprecision

Author : Maciej Wygralak
ISBN : 9783642346859
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Counting belongs to the most elementary and frequent mental activities of human beings. Its results are a basis for coming to a decision in a lot of situations and dimensions of our life. This book presents a novel approach to the advanced and sophisticated case, called intelligent counting, in which the objects of counting are imprecisely, fuzzily specified. Formally, this collapses to counting in fuzzy sets, interval-valued fuzzy sets or I-fuzzy sets (Atanassov's intuitionistic fuzzy sets). The monograph is the first one showing and emphasizing that the presented methods of intelligent counting are human-consistent: are reflections and formalizations of real, human counting procedures performed under imprecision and, possibly, incompleteness of information. Other applications of intelligent counting in various areas of intelligent systems and decision support will be discussed, too. The whole presentation is self-contained, systematic, and equipped with many examples, figures and tables. Computer and information scientists, researchers, engineers and practitioners, applied mathematicians, and postgraduate students interested in information imprecision are the target readers.

What Should Be Computed To Understand And Model Brain Function?

Author : Tadashi Kitamura
ISBN : 9789810245184
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This volume is a guide to two types of transcendence of academic borders which seem necessary for understanding and modelling brain function. The first type is technical transcendence needed to make intelligent machines such as a humanoid robot, an animal-like behavior architecture, an interpreter of fiction, and an evolving learning machine. This technical erosion is conducted into areas such as biology, ethology, neuroscience and psychology, as well as robotics and soft computing. The second type of transcendence of cross-disciplinary boundaries cuts across scientific areas such as biology and cognitive science/philosophy, into comprehensive, less technical and more abstract aspects of brain function. These aspects enable us to know in what direction and how far an intelligent machine will go.

Brainware Bio Inspired Architecture And Its Hardware Implementation

Author : Tsutomu Miki
ISBN : 9789814491594
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The human brain, the ultimate intelligent processor, can handle ambiguous and uncertain information adequately. The implementation of such a human-brain architecture and function is called “brainware”. Brainware is a candidate for the new tool that will realize a human-friendly computer society. As one of the LSI implementations of brainware, a “bio-inspired” hardware system is discussed in this book. Consisting of eight enriched versions of papers selected from IIZUKA '98, this volume provides wide coverage, from neuronal function devices to vision systems, chaotic systems, and also an effective design methodology of hierarchical large-scale neural systems inspired by neuroscience. It can serve as a reference for graduate students and researchers working in the field of brainware. It is also a source of inspiration for research towards the realization of a silicon brain. Contents:Neuron MOS Transistor: The Concept and Its Application (T Shibata)Adaptive Learning Neuron Integrated Circuits Using Ferroelectric-Gate FETs (S-M Yoon et al.)An Analog–Digital Merged Circuit Architecture Using PWM Techniques for Bio-Inspired Nonlinear Dynamical Systems (T Morie et al.)Application-Driven Design of Bio-Inspired Low-Power Vision Circuits and Systems (A König et al.)Motion Detection with Bio-Inspired Analog MOS Circuits (H Yonezu et al.)ν MOS Cellular-Automaton Circuit for Picture Processing (M Ikebe & Y Amemiya)Semiconductor Chaos-Generating Elements of Simple Structure and Their Integration (K Hoh et al.)Computation in Single Neuron with Dendritic Trees (N Katayama et al.) Readership: Graduate students, researchers and industrialists in artificial intelligence, neural networks, machine perception, computer vision, pattern/handwriting recognition, image analysis and biocomputing. Keywords:

Do Smart Adaptive Systems Exist?

Author : Bogdan Gabrys
ISBN : 9783540323747
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Do Smart Adaptive Systems Exist? is intended as a reference and a guide summarising and focusing on best practices when using intelligent techniques and building systems requiring a degree of adaptation and intelligence. It is therefore not intended as a collection of the most recent research results, but as a practical guide for experts from other areas and industrial users interested in building solutions to their problems using intelligent techniques. One of the main issues covered is an attempt to answer the question of how to select and/or combine suitable intelligent techniques from a large pool of potential solutions. Another attractive feature of the book is that it brings together experts from neural network, fuzzy, machine learning, evolutionary and hybrid systems communities who will provide their views on how these different intelligent technologies have contributed and will contribute to creation of smart adaptive systems of the future.

Artificial Neural Networks Formal Models And Their Applications Icann 2005

Author : Wlodzislaw Duch
ISBN : 9783540287568
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This volume is the first part of the two-volume proceedings of the International C- ference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN 2005), held on September 11–15, 2005 in Warsaw, Poland, with several accompanying workshops held on September 15, 2005 at the Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toru , Poland. The ICANN conference is an annual meeting organized by the European Neural Network Society in cooperation with the International Neural Network Society, the Japanese Neural Network Society, and the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. It is the premier European event covering all topics concerned with neural networks and related areas. The ICANN series of conferences was initiated in 1991 and soon became the major European gathering for experts in those fields. In 2005 the ICANN conference was organized by the Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland, and the Nicolaus Copernicus Univ- sity, Toru , Poland. From over 600 papers submitted to the regular sessions and some 10 special c- ference sessions, the International Program Committee selected – after a thorough peer-review process – about 270 papers for publication. The large number of papers accepted is certainly a proof of the vitality and attractiveness of the field of artificial neural networks, but it also shows a strong interest in the ICANN conferences.

Advanced Dynamic Modeling Of Economic And Social Systems

Author : Araceli N. Proto
ISBN : 9783642329036
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In this volume recent advances in the use of modern quantitative models for the analysis of various problems related to the dynamics of social and economic systems are presented. The majority chapters describe tools and techniques of broadly perceived computational intelligence, notably fuzzy logic, evolutionary computation, neural networks and some non-standard probabilistic and statistical analyses. Due to the high complexity of the systems and problems considered, in many situations it is necessary to consider at the same time analytic, topological and statistical aspects and apply appropriate procedures and algorithms. This volume is a direct result of vivid discussions held during the Fifth International Workshop on Dynamics of Social and Economical Systems (DYSES) which was held at Benevento, Italy September 20-25, 2010, as well as a couple of post-workshop meetings and consultations.

Preferences And Decisions

Author : Salvatore Greco
ISBN : 9783642159763
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Decision making is an omnipresent, most crucial activity of the human being, and also of virtually all artificial broadly perceived “intelligent” systems that try to mimic human behavior, reasoning and choice processes. It is quite obvious that such a relevance of decision making had triggered vast research effort on its very essence, and attempts to develop tools and techniques which would make it possible to somehow mimic human decision making related acts, even to automate decision making processes that had been so far reserved for the human beings. The roots of those attempts at a scientific analysis can be traced to the ancient times but – clearly – they have gained momentum in the recent 50 or 100 years following a general boom in science. Depending on the field of science, decision making can be viewed in different ways. The most general view can be that decision making boils down to some cognitive, mental process(es) that lead to the selection of an option or a course of action among several alternatives. Then, looking in a deeper way, from a psychological perspective this process proceeds in the context of a set of needs, preferences, rational choice of an individual, a group of individuals, or even an organization. From a cognitive perspective, the decision making process proceeds in the context of various interactions with the environment.

Challenging Problems And Solutions In Intelligent Systems

Author : Guy de Trė
ISBN : 9783319301655
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This volume presents recent research, challenging problems and solutions in Intelligent Systems– covering the following disciplines: artificial and computational intelligence, fuzzy logic and other non-classic logics, intelligent database systems, information retrieval, information fusion, intelligent search (engines), data mining, cluster analysis, unsupervised learning, machine learning, intelligent data analysis, (group) decision support systems, intelligent agents and multi-agent systems, knowledge-based systems, imprecision and uncertainty handling, electronic commerce, distributed systems, etc. The book defines a common ground for sometimes seemingly disparate problems and addresses them by using the paradigm of broadly perceived intelligent systems. It presents a broad panorama of a multitude of theoretical and practical problems which have been successfully dealt with using the paradigm of intelligent computing.

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