Fuzzy and Amorphic Boundaries in Intercultural Space: The Case of Mexico and the USA
We will use a specific social science project we are currently investigating as an instance of the kind of issues that are raised by social phenomena, addressing ways in which these problems pose challenges to Fuzzy Logic different from what is the case with engineering applications. We will use our project as a task, presented in a ‘natural language’, for fuzzy analysis, for it to develop (in a fuzzy fashion) basic principles and specific analytic tools from fuzzy logic that can perform social analysis. We hope to feed these back recursively into the specific instance, our research project, to fine-tune our analytic process, and at the same time to fine-tune the models of fuzzy logic we have adapted.
KeywordsFuzzy Logic Fuzzy Neural Network Fuzzy Identity Cultural Analysis Racial Prejudice
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