IEEE has an international membership and deals with fuzzy logicneural networks and evolutionary computing. Why is marking up a book indispensable to reading. This outline is, to me, the measure of my understanding of the work. Writing in the margin, or at the top or bottom of the page, for the sake of: The sign of intelligence in reading is the ability to read different things differently according to their worth.
But a great book, rich in ideas and beauty, a book that raises and tries to answer great fundamental questions, demands the most active reading of which you are capable. Zadeh received an honorary doctorate from the University of Teheran on 9 Marcha member of Iran 's parliament stated that Iran now ranks third in the world with regard to the output of scientific research about fuzzy systems.
If your respect for magnificent binding or typography gets in the way, buy yourself a cheap edition and pay your respects to the author.
Is it false respect, you may ask, to preserve intact and unblemished a beautifully printed book, an elegantly bound edition. Let me develop these three points. In the second place; reading, if it is active, is thinking, and thinking tends to express itself in words, spoken or written.
Thus, the boundaries between qualitatively different things may be unsharp: Numbers of other pages in the margin: Fuzzy logic washing machines are gaining popularity. Vertical lines at the margin: This finding is intuitively quite appealing, because people say "this product is more or less good" or "to a certain degree, he is a good athlete", implying the graded structure of concepts.
The first has all the standard sets and best sellers -- unread, untouched. This outline is, to me, the measure of my understanding of the work. In principle, this allows us to give a definite, precise answer to the question, "To what extent is something the case.
This suggests at least that the awareness of the existence of concepts with "fuzzy" characteristics, in one form or another, has a very long history in human thought.
When he died at age 96, Professor Zadeh had received more than 50 engineering and academic awards, in recognition of his work.
Numbers in the margin: And the beauty of a rare edition or of a richly manufactured volume is like that of a painting or a statue.
That you cannot do while you're asleep. There is no such thing as the right speed for intelligent reading. The problem then becomes one of how we could ascertain the kind of validity that the statement does have.
The intellectual origins of the species of fuzzy concepts as a logical category have been traced back to a diversity of famous and less well-known thinkers,  including among many others EubulidesPlatoCiceroGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels Friedrich NietzscheHugh MacColl Charles S.
But a great book, rich in ideas and beauty, a book that raises and tries to answer great fundamental questions, demands the most active reading of which you are capable. An illustration may make the point clear. Finally, writing helps you remember the thoughts you had, or the thoughts the author expressed.
That's one of the reasons for doing it. The books you read for pleasure can be read in a state of relaxation, and nothing is lost. They forget that it is possible for a man to acquire the idea, to possess the beauty, which a great book contains, without staking his claim by pasting his bookplate inside the cover.
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I use the end-papers at the back of the book to make a personal index of the author's points in the order of their appearance. How to Mark a Book. By Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. From The Saturday Review of Literature, July 6, You know you have to read "between the lines" to get the most out of anything.
I want to persuade you to do something equally important in the course of your reading. The best-selling book that demystifies academic writing. This book identifies the key rhetorical moves in academic writing.
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Published by W. W. Norton & Book Edition: 3rd Edition. A fuzzy concept is a concept of which the boundaries of application can vary considerably according to context or conditions, instead of being fixed once and for all. This means the concept is vague in some way, lacking a fixed, precise meaning, without however being unclear or meaningless altogether.
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