Set Operations

  • Ian S. Shaw
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 457)


Control theory investigates the interaction between time-variant energy and physical systems. Interaction implies various operations to be carried out by means of certain rules. If the energy (mechanical, electrical, thermal, chemical, etc.) as well as the systems (or their mathematical models) are expressed in terms of sets, one must first determine the rules of interaction between sets in general. In as much as the rules of interaction affect the membership vectors of the respective sets, one must first establish the rules of combining membership vectors in general.


Membership Function Fuzzy System Fuzzy Control Fuzzy Controller Fuzzy Membership 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian S. Shaw
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  1. 1.Industrial Electronic Technology Research GroupRand Afrikaans UniversityJohannesburgRepublic of South Africa

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