Encyclopedia of Database Systems

2018 Edition
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Fuzzy/Linguistic IF-THEN Rules and Linguistic Descriptions

  • Vilém NovákEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8265-9_5011


Fuzzy/linguistic IF-THEN rules are structured expressions of natural language having the form
$$ \mathrm{\mathcal{R}}\kern0.5em =\kern0.5em IF\kern0.5em X\kern0.5em is\kern0.5em \mathcal{A}\kern0.5em THEN\kern0.5em Y\kern0.5em is\kern0.5em \mathrm{\mathcal{B}} $$
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Research and Applications of Fuzzy ModelingUniversity of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic