11R19. Introduction to Fuzzy Sets, Fuzzy Logic, and Fuzzy Control Systems. - Guanrong Chen (Univ of Houston, Houston TX) and Trung Tat Pham (Univ of Houston, Clear Lake, Houston TX). CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton FL. 2001. 316 pp. ISBN 0-8493-1658-8. $89.95.

Reviewed by NM Boustany (GM Tech Center, General Motors Energy Center, Eng Bldg, 30200 Mound Rd, 480-111-S31, Troy MI 48090).

In one of the debates of the 2000 presidential campaign, then Candidate George W Bush described Al Gore’s analysis of his tax refund proposals as Fuzzy Math. It is not clear whether or not Mr Bush was also taking a jab at the field, or even whether or not he was aware of its existence. At any rate, the popular press as well as TV and radio news shows made a lot of hay with the expression: Fuzzy Math, to the extent that Professor Bart Kosko...

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