fuzzy logic


Definition of fuzzy logic

: a system of logic in which a statement can be true, false, or any of a continuum of values in between

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Recent Examples on the Web Sport mode overcomes much of the conservativeness, but the transmission’s fuzzy logic to adapt to the driver’s performance style can be frustratingly slow to wake up and deliver evasive power after loafing along. Mark Maynard, sandiegouniontribune.com, "2019 Volkswagen Jetta: 7th generation wide-body reboot," 6 July 2018 His work on fuzzy logic was never fully accepted by his U.S. peers. James R. Hagerty, WSJ, "Lotfi Zadeh Tried to Adapt Math and Computers to a World of Ambiguity," 22 Sep. 2017 Today the hype has faded, but fuzzy logic remains an active part of the mathematics that underpin the modern world. Cade Metz, New York Times, "Lotfi Zadeh, Father of Mathematical ‘Fuzzy Logic,’ Dies at 96," 11 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of fuzzy logic

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Fuzzy logic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fuzzy%20logic. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of fuzzy logic

technical : a system of logic in which statements do not have to be entirely true or false

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