Evolving Fuzzy Membership Functions for Soft Skills Assessment Optimization

  • Antonia Azzini
  • Stefania MarraraEmail author
  • Amir Topalović
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1027)


This work proposes the design of a decision support tool able to guide the choices of any company HR manager in the evaluation of the profiles of PhD candidates. This paper is part of an ongoing research in the field of PhD profiling. The novelty here is an evolutionary fuzzy model, based on the Membership Functions (MFs) optimization, used to obtain the soft skills candidate profiles. The general aim of the project is the definition of a set of fuzzy rules that are very similar to those that a HR expert would otherwise have to calculate each time for each selected profile and for each individual skill.


Fuzzy logic Evolutionary algorithms Membership function optimization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonia Azzini
    • 1
  • Stefania Marrara
    • 1
    Email author
  • Amir Topalović
    • 1
  1. 1.Consortium for the Technology Transfer (C2T)Carate BrianzaItaly

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