LinguisticBelief: a java application for linguistic evaluation using belief, fuzzy sets, and approximate reasoning.

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LinguisticBelief is a Java computer code that evaluates combinations of linguistic variables using an approximate reasoning rule base. Each variable is comprised of fuzzy sets, and a rule base describes the reasoning on combinations of variables fuzzy sets. Uncertainty is considered and propagated through the rule base using the belief/plausibility measure. The mathematics of fuzzy sets, approximate reasoning, and belief/ plausibility are complex. Without an automated tool, this complexity precludes their application to all but the simplest of problems. LinguisticBelief automates the use of these techniques, allowing complex problems to be evaluated easily. LinguisticBelief can be used free of charge ... continued below

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Darby, John L. March 1, 2007.

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LinguisticBelief is a Java computer code that evaluates combinations of linguistic variables using an approximate reasoning rule base. Each variable is comprised of fuzzy sets, and a rule base describes the reasoning on combinations of variables fuzzy sets. Uncertainty is considered and propagated through the rule base using the belief/plausibility measure. The mathematics of fuzzy sets, approximate reasoning, and belief/ plausibility are complex. Without an automated tool, this complexity precludes their application to all but the simplest of problems. LinguisticBelief automates the use of these techniques, allowing complex problems to be evaluated easily. LinguisticBelief can be used free of charge on any Windows XP machine. This report documents the use and structure of the LinguisticBelief code, and the deployment package for installation client machines.

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  • Report No.: SAND2007-1299
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/903427 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 903427
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc881591

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Darby, John L. LinguisticBelief: a java application for linguistic evaluation using belief, fuzzy sets, and approximate reasoning., report, March 1, 2007; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc881591/: accessed May 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.