The Poetic License of the Fuzzy Paradigm
The scientific thought, structured in part by Euclidean geometry and developed through Boolean algebra and symbolic logic, has sharpened its notion of negation in terms of an ideal called an “excluded middle.” Between A and not A there is nothing, or, A and not A have nothing in common This ideal is often formulated in terms of an exclusive disjunction: “either A or not-A, but not both.” The sharpness of this distinction has enabled thinkers to define and clarify ideas, inferences and systems with perfect precision, and has made possible developments in engineering which astound all.
KeywordsFuzzy System Primary Substance Vague Concept Vague Predicate Exclusive Disjunction
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