The International Journal of Approximate Reasoning is dedicated to the dissemination of research results from the field of approximate reasoning and its applications, with emphasis on the design and implementation of intelligent systems for scientific and engineering applications. Approximate reasoning is computational modeling of any part of the process used by humans to reason about natural phenomena. The journal welcomes archival research papers, surveys, short notes and communications, and book reviews. Current areas of interest include, but are not limited to, applications and/or theories pertaining to computer vision, engineering and expert systems, fuzzy logic and control, information retieval and database design, machine learning, neurocomputing, pattern recognition, and robotics.
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|James C. Bezdek, University of West Florida||Prakash Shenoy, University of Kansas|
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|James Keller, University of Missouri||Enric Trillas, Universidad Politecnica de Barcelona|
|Tod Levitt, Stanford University||I.B. Turksen, University of Toronto|
|Hung T. Nguyen, New Mexico State University||Marco Valtorta, University of South Carolina|
|Nikhil R. Pal, Indian Statistical Institute||Maria Zemankova, National Science Foundation|
|Helen Rasiowa, Uniwersytet Warszawski|
|Didier Dubois, Universite Paul Sabatier||Michio Sugeno, Tokyo Institute of Technology|
|George Klir, SUNY, Binghamton||R.R. Yager, Iona College|
|Sankar K. Pal, Indian Statistical Institute||Takeshi Yamakawa, Kyushu Institute of Technology|
|Henri Prade, Universaite Paul Sabatier||Lotfi Zadeh, University of California at Berkeley|
|Glenn Shafer, University of Kansas||Hans Zimmermann, Institute for Operations Research|
James C. Bezdek, University of West Florida
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International Journal of Approximate Reasoning
Official Publication of NAFIPS.
IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems
The Fuzzy journal of IEEE's Neural Network Council.
Fuzzy Sets and Systems
Official Publication of the International Fuzzy Systems Association (IFSA).
IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part B
Features many fuzzy papers and allows for electronic submission.
International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness, and Knowledge Based Systems
World Scientific Publishing Company
International Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence
Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making
Kluwer Academic Publishers
Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing (BISC)
University of California at Berkeley, USA
Lotfi A. Zadeh's research group at UC Berkeley. Check web site for Special Interest Groups and subscribe information for the BISC mailing list.
The European Network of Excellence on Intelligent Technologies
for Smart Adaptive Systems
Fuzzy Image Processing
by Hamid R. Tizhoosh, PAMI Research Group, University of Waterloo, USA
Nice site summarizing a lot of research in this field.
Fuzzy Logic in Integrated Reasoning
Knowledge Systems Lab of National Research Council of Canada
Home of FuzzyCLIPS, the Fuzzy Java Toolkit and FuzzyJESS.
Fuzzy Logic Laboratory Linz-Hagenberg
Linz and Hagenberg, Austria
Research group founded by E.P. Klement in 1991. Projects applying fuzzy technologies with different industrial partners in the areas of control, signal and image processing, finance, etc.
Knowledge-Based Technology - KBT
Software Competence Center Hagenberg, Austria
The knowledge-based technology (KBT) area of SCCH devotes its research to methodological issues in fuzzy rule-based machine learning, along with the necessary theoretical foundations.
Neural Networks and Fuzzy Systems
University of Magdeburg, Germany
Software for fuzzy control, classification, clustering, and function approximation.
Knowledge Systems Lab of National Research Council of Canada
FuzzyCLIPS is an extension of the CLIPS (C Language Integrated Production System) expert system shell. It enhances CLIPS by providing fuzzy reasoning capabilities. <
The FuzzyJ ToolKit and FuzzyJess
Knowledge Systems Lab of National Research Council of Canada
The FuzzyJ Toolkit is a set of Java classes that can be used to build fuzzy logic systems. It can also be used with Jess, the Java Expert System Shell, which is similar but more flexible than FuzzyCLIPS.
Jan E. Mortensen, Denmark
JFL is a special-purpose language used to write functions. It combines features from traditional programming languages like (C, Pascal, Basic etc) with fuzzy logic and machine learning. JFL is typical used for writing functions, where only informal descriptions exists (rule of thumbs, example values, etc). The syntax of a JFL program is close to the syntax of traditional programming languages (sample (non-fuzzy) jfl-program: idweight).
Jfs is copyrighted freeware. Versions exist for Windows 95/98/NT (binary+source code), and Linux (source code in ansi C with makefile).
FOOL & FOX: Fuzzy system development tools
Fuzzy Organizer OLdenburg
FOOL: Fuzzy system development tool with interactive 'foolproof' graphical user interface to develop fuzzy rulebases.
FOX: A small but powerful fuzzy engine. It works based on the databases created with FOOL and reads input from shell and writes new control values back to the shell. This allows you to include fuzzy routines in almost every programming environment.
Fuzzy Logic Resources
Researchers, Journals, Professional organizations and networks, Research groups. Maintained by Robert Fullér.
New fuzzy archive by thread.
Archives of the European Fuzzy Mailing List. Fuzzy-Mail is managed by Wolfgang Slany. The Asian Fuzzy Mailing List is managed by Mikio Nakatsuyama. The European, Asian and NAFIPS-L Fuzzy Mailing Lists are interconnected.