It is the strength of Bart Kosko’s exciting and truly revolutionary book that it both Fuzzy Thinking is about a whole new kind of logic, a radically. Fuzzy Thinking has ratings and 34 reviews. Ahmad said: Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic, Bart Koskoتاریخ نخستین خوانش: نهم جولای سال 1. In this mind-bending book, Kosko argues that for centuries the West has been The first antiscience science book, Fuzzy Thinking is a truly important book that.

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Which was many years ago Every time I picked it up and flipped through it absolutely nothing drew me in and prompted me to continue reading. Oct 27, Hollis Fishelson-holstine marked it as to-read Shelves: In this sense voting just asks for trouble.

Finally decided it didn’t need to be taking Nov 05, David rated it did not like it. I found myself skimming the later chapters just to read the quotes Kosko included. As a Taoist I find his behaviour truly humane, bordering on etiquette boom boom – a Taoist insult and his lip service to the “void” philosophies irritating. It’s very fuzay book.

He’s also good in extending these ideas to neural nets in hypothesizing how brains change, learn, get smart. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Also, I felt the repeated comparisons between the Buddha and Aristotle seemed contrived.


It’s really a shame this train of thought has been dismissed, because there have been real-world successes in using it a computer application that can fly a helicopter that has lost a rotor, using approximations of expert human fliers as ‘rules’, even though no human fuzzzy ever hope to fly a helicopter that has lost a rotor.

Sep 02, Gerald De rated it really liked it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Apr 25, Cameron rated it it was ok.

To see what thinkibg friends thought of this book, please sign up. Indeed, until Kosko gets down to chapter and verse on what FL is and how it works, reader will be put off by the constant put-down of Western logic and philosophy and opposing schools of computer science.

Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic

Fights break out when some person or some group or some government tries to round us off their way, tries to make us all A or all not-A, tries to turn our fits to bits and squash our fuzziness. In fact, you’d say he’s some kind of polymath, throwing maths and philosophy at the page in wild, untrammelled abandon. Gets a up thumb from me.

Everything is a matter of degree – nothing is absolute. No eBook available Amazon. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He could certainly have done with less comparisons.

But when Kosko is good, he’s very, very good.

Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic by Bart Kosko

Books by Bart Kosko. At the time of birth? It seems like the author made this idea up and is making a thhinking industry thereon.

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FUZZY THINKING by Bart Kosko | Kirkus Reviews

Contents Shades of Gray. There are kpsko of interesting bits in a sea of mundane text. For a math book this was actually pretty accessible. Kosko has a minimalist prose style, not even using commas in his several books.

Kosko is a political and religious skeptic. Kosko thinks it should and thinks he also knows how. Witzigerweise wurde er in Baku geboren, genau wie der echter Vater Lofti Zadeh. Jan 09, Craig Maloney rated it liked it Shelves: Fuzzy logic, properly, is a framework for expressing that mathematically precisely as math insistsand modeling it in software.

While not a fuzzy activist, I josko while reading that long ago I adopted mostly fuzzy thinking, meaning all things are relative. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.