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Re: [ontolog-forum] {Disarmed} Reality and Truth

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From: Waclaw Kusnierczyk <Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierczyk@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 09:15:28 +0200
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Kathryn Blackmond Laskey wrote:
> I personally think, therefore, that it is misleading to say I am 
> uncertain about whether Waclaw is tall.  I think it is less 
> misleading to say that (according to a given system of assigning 
> fuzzy memberships) he has membership degree 0.73 in the set of tall 
> people.  The consumer of such statements must, of course, bear in 
> mind the rules by which fuzzy memberships are assigned and 
> manipulated, and think carefully about whether the resulting 
> mathematics applies to the problem at hand.  But this is the case 
> with any application of any theory.    (01)

BTW. in books on AI, fuzzy logics are usually addressed in chapters 
titled 'reasoning under uncertainty', 'probabilistic reasoning', 
'vagueness, uncertainty and degrees of belief' etc.    (02)

vQ    (03)

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