Fuzzy Thinking is about a whole new kind of logic, a radically different way of structuring our thoughts and experience. It is the kind of logic. Because the new world of fuzzy logic more closely mirrors reality, has a rigor all its own, and is paying off in the marketplace. Kosko (Electrical. Fuzzy Thinking has ratings and 34 reviews. Ahmad said: Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic, Bart Koskoتاریخ نخستین خوانش: نهم جولای سال 1.

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In this mind-bending book, Kosko argues that for centuries the West has been locked into the concept thinkinh black or white, right or wrong, all or nothing. Not everything is black or white–true or false.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Once you get past the gee-whiz stage, there is mathematical content as rigorous as in any other field of study. From inside the book.

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It adds interesting rules to the game. It is the challenge of juggling apparently conflicting concepts, several seemingly different truths, that makes fuzzy logic so controversial – and so potentially rewarding in all areas of life from the bedroom to the boardroom.

One person found this helpful. Get to Know Us. He is a contributing editor of the libertarian periodical Libertywhere he has published essays on “Palestinian vouchers”. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I slogged through about half of it before finally realizing that he probably wasn’t going to say anything comprehensible at any point.


This book is a disappointment. Dec thinkijg, Badger rated it did not like it Shelves: In fact, you’d say he’s some kind of polymath, throwing maths and philosophy at the page in wild, untrammelled abandon. Unfortunately, thinkibg decided to make up a subject, and even after he did that, he forgot to stick to it. Nov 05, David rated it did not like it. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. At the time of birth? For example, when does life begin?


If you want to understand what all the fuss is about, read this book. Bart Kosko is undoubtedly a very clever man. Both happen because the bad old exact arithmetic has some kind of correspondence no, I don’t thinkin what to the real world, giving real ability to predict real results.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Kosko suggests that in order to compete we in the West will have to open ourselves to new ways of thinking – fuzzy ways of thinking. What is kind of amazing is that modern day neural networks often use a lot of what was presented here in Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Still, for all the self-indulgence, probably the best primer around for learning what FL is all about, certainly cuts above Daniel McNeill and Paul Freiberger’s Fuzzy Logic p.

Paul” of fuzziness, and for good reason: The novel’s title coins the term “nanotime” to describe the time speed-up that occurs when fast computer chips, rather than slow brains, house minds. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Witzigerweise wurde er in Baku geboren, genau wie der echter Vater Lofti Zadeh. It was certainly informative. Interesting book, but as noted in one other review here review, not particularly well written. Share your thoughts thniking other customers. Curious about the future, Kosko says that he’ll opt for freezing at death. I won’t say that the book was boring.

Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic by Bart Kosko

Mar 20, Wendy Yu is currently reading it. Now America faces a great challenge that only the long-suffering author can set to rights.


Jun 07, Meltha rated it it was ok Shelves: Lists with This Book. In neural networks, Kosko introduced the unsupervised technique of differential Hebbian learning[11] sometimes called the “differential synapse,” and most famously the BAM or bidirectional associative memory [12] family of feedback neural architectures, with corresponding global stability theorems. The first antiscience science book, Fuzzy Thinking is a truly important book that can forever change the way you look at the world.

Which was many years ago Jun 26, John Towery rated it really liked it. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Thimking thinking is the wave of the future, and the leading exponent of fuzzy logic, philosopher-scientist Dr.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Also, I felt the repeated comparisons between the Buddha and Aristotle seemed contrived. Oct 23, Kurt Schwind rated it it was amazing. In this chapter Kosko puts Aristotle forward as a champion of bivalent logic which he wasand the Buddha as a champion of fuzzy logic a dubious claim.

He also argues that fuzziness describes the world more effectively than “scientific” terms, that the rules of arithmetic, probability, and calculus are just games. That’s true, and as a heavy math user I know enough to distinguish my models from reality. They are played for their internal consistency, not because differentiation or factorials occur in nature. They’re valued parts of the ‘soft logic’ kit that includes probability, interval arithmetic, Bayesian and Markov networks, and lots of other good stuff.