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Fuzzy Relation Equations in Residuated Lattices

  • Antonio di Nola
  • Salvatore Sessa
  • Witold Pedrycz
  • Elie Sanchez
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Part of the Theory and Decision Library book series (TDLD, volume 3)

Abstract

We would like to underline the following statement of Goguen [5]: “The importance of relations is almost self-evident. Science is, in a sense, the discovery of relations between observables... Difficulties arise in the so-called “soft” sciences because the relations involved do not appear to be “hard”, as they are, say, in classical physics. A thoroughgoing application of probability theory has relieved many difficulties, but it is clear that others remain. We suggest that further difficulties might be cleared up through a systematic exploitation of fuzziness”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio di Nola
    • 1
  • Salvatore Sessa
    • 1
  • Witold Pedrycz
    • 2
  • Elie Sanchez
    • 3
  1. 1.Facoltà di ArchitetturaUniversità di NapoliNapoliItaly
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringWinnipegCanada
  3. 3.Faculté de MédecineUniversité Aix-Marseille IIMarseilleFrance

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