Normal Diffusion

  • Chongfu Huang
  • Yong Shi
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 99)


Many techniques model their manners on the human brain to process information. Fuzzy controllers use “if-then” rules. Neural networks learn. Genetic algorithms imitate biological genes. Along the novel line of thinking, in this chapter, we introduce the molecule diffusion theory to produce an information diffusion equation. Solving it, we obtain a simple and practical diffusion function, named normal diffusion. Some formulas are suggested to calculate the diffusion coefficient for the function, and some simulation experiments are done to show the quality of this type diffusion.


Information Diffusion Diffusion Function Normal Diffusion Emission Flux Molecule Diffusion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chongfu Huang
    • 1
  • Yong Shi
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Resources ScienceBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.College of Information Science and TechnologyUniversity of Nebraska at OmahaOmahaUSA

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