Proceedings of the 7th conference of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology (EUSFLAT-11)

A logic of the similarity with prototypes and its relationship to fuzzy logic

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Thomas Vetterlein
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Thomas Vetterlein
Available Online August 2011.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/eusflat.2011.133How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Degree of similarity with a prototype, Logic of Approximate Entailment, interpretation of fuzzy logic.
Abstract
Fuzzy sets are widely used to model vague properties. According to a common understanding, a fuzzy set represents the degrees of similarity of precisely specified objects with the prototypes of the considered vague property. We propose a logic based on this idea, using an entailment relation which was introduced in a work of Dubois, Prade, Esteva, Garcia, and Godo. The logic allows reasoning about the similarity with specific sets of prototypes; however, set-theoretic operations among the sets of prototypes associated to different properties are not dealt with. We arrive at a formalism closely related to fuzzy logic.
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Proceedings of the 7th conference of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology
Part of series
Advances in Intelligent Systems Research
Publication Date
August 2011
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978-90-78677-00-0
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1951-6851
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/eusflat.2011.133How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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