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Aggregation Operators

New Trends and Applications

  • Tomasa Calvo
  • Gaspar Mayor
  • Radko Mesiar

Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 97)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Aggregation Operators: Basic Concepts, Issues and Properties

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Tomasa Calvo, Anna Kolesárová, Magda Komorníková, Radko Mesiar
      Pages 3-104
  3. Theoretical Aspects of Aggregation Operators

  4. Applications of Aggregation Operators

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. F. Herrera, E. Herrera-Viedma, L. Martinez
      Pages 245-259
    3. Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Vicenç Torra
      Pages 260-271
    4. I. Blanco, M. Delgado, M. J. Martín-Bautista, D. Sánchez, M. A. Vila
      Pages 272-287
  5. Fuzzy Quantities and Their Aggregation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 289-289
    2. Milan Mareš, Radko Mesiar
      Pages 291-352
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 353-353

About this book

Introduction

1. The increasing number of research papers appeared in the last years that either make use of aggregation functions or contribute to its theoretieal study asses its growing importance in the field of Fuzzy Logie and in others where uncertainty and imprecision play a relevant role. Since these papers are pub­ lished in many journals, few books and several proceedings of conferences, books on aggregation are partieularly welcome. To my knowledge, "Agrega­ tion Operators. New Trends and Applications" is the first book aiming at generality , and I take it as a honour to write this Foreword in response to the gentle demand of its editors, Radko Mesiar, Tomasa Calvo and Gaspar Mayor. My pleasure also derives from the fact that twenty years aga I was one of the first Spaniards interested in the study of aggregation functions, and this book includes work by several Spanish authors. The book contains nice and relevant original papers, authored by some of the most outstanding researchers in the field, and since it can serve, as the editors point out in the Preface, as a small handbook on aggregation, the book is very useful for those entering the subject for the first time. The book also contains apart dealing with potential areas of application, so it can be helpful in gaining insight on the future developments.

Keywords

Applications aggregation operator aggregation operators calculus fuzzy proof

Editors and affiliations

  • Tomasa Calvo
    • 1
    • 2
  • Gaspar Mayor
    • 1
  • Radko Mesiar
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of the Balearic IslandsPalma de MallorcaSpain
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of AlcaláAlcalá de HenaresSpain
  3. 3.Faculty of Civil EngineeringSlovak Technical UniversityBratislavaSlovakia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7908-1787-4
  • Copyright Information Physica-Verlag Heidelberg 2002
  • Publisher Name Physica, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-00319-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7908-1787-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1434-9922
  • Series Online ISSN 1860-0808
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