Approximate Reasoning as a Basis for Computing with Words

  • Ronald R. Yager
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 33)


In order to be able to carry out the agenda of computing with words we need a formal knowledge representation and manipulation systems, approximate reasoning provides such a tool. In this work we introduce the basic ideas of approximate reasoning. We show the generality of this framework by indicating how some classical reasoning systems, such as binary propositional logic can be formulated within this framework


Fuzzy Subset Atomic Proposition Reasoning Mechanism Membership Grade Possibilistic Logic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald R. Yager
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  1. 1.Machine Intelligence InstituteIona CollegeNew RochelleUSA

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