Novel Developments in Granular Computing: Applications for Advanced Human Reasoning and Soft Computation

Novel Developments in Granular Computing: Applications for Advanced Human Reasoning and Soft Computation

JingTao Yao (University of Regina, Canada)
Release Date: June, 2010|Copyright: © 2010 |Pages: 570
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-324-1
ISBN13: 9781605663241|ISBN10: 1605663247|EISBN13: 9781605663258
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Description & Coverage
Description:

One of the fastest growing areas in computer science, granular computing, covers theories, methodologies, techniques, and tools that make use of granules in complex problem solving and reasoning.

Novel Developments in Granular Computing: Applications for Advanced Human Reasoning and Soft Computation analyzes developments and current trends of granular computing, reviewing the most influential research and predicting future trends. This book not only presents a comprehensive summary of existing practices, but enhances understanding on human reasoning.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Computational Intelligence
  • Domain-oriented data-driven data mining
  • Dominance-based Rough Set Approach
  • Fuzzy information processing
  • Granular computing
  • Human-centric systems
  • Modeling static and dynamic nonlinear systems
  • Object-oriented software development
  • Rough set algebras
  • Semantics of rough logic
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Editor/Author Biographies
Dr. JingTao Yao is an associate professor of Computer Science at the University of Regina. He taught in the Department of Information Systems at the Massey University, New Zealand, the Department of Information Systems at the National University of Singapore, Singapore,and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Xi'an Jiaotong University, China. He received his Ph.D. degree at the National University of Singapore. He did a B.Eng. degree and an M.Sc. degree at Xi'an Jiaotong University. His research interests include softcomputing, data mining, forecasting, neural networks, computational finance, electronic commerce, Web intelligence, and Web-based support systems.
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