From: Kenn Humborg (kenn at domain linux.ie)
Date: Thu 03 Feb 2000 - 00:54:40 GMT
On Wed, Feb 02, 2000 at 09:34:21PM -0000, Gary Mc Closkey wrote:
> In terms of the probability of the facts, you could tell it things like,
> "I'm sure the fact is at least 10% true, and the most I'm sure the fact is
> true is 80%" - very useful when you have to introduce uncertainty incurred
> from measuring stuff.
> . I know it all sounds a bit like something out of a Douglas Adams novel,
> but apparently it was all kosher. It allowed you to do nifty things like
> control logic for inherently unstable systems (e.g. fly-by-wire aircraft,
> tower balancing on a movable platform) in a very small amount of code, where
> a more conventional language (C) might take hundreds/thousands of decision
> making statements.
Sounds pretty familiar. My final year project was a fuzzy logic
controller for a motor. (It was certainly more intuitive to tune
than a PID controller.)
Although this sounds like they've taken to another step again...
Incorporating experimental error. Cool!
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