Visualisation of fuzzy systems: Requirements, techniques and framework

Pham, Binh L. & Brown, Ross A. (2005) Visualisation of fuzzy systems: Requirements, techniques and framework. Future Generation Computer Systems, 21(7), pp. 1199-1212.

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Complex fuzzy systems exist in many applications and effective visualisation is required to gain insights into the nature and working of these systems, especially in the implication of imprecision, its propagation and impacts on the quality and reliability of the outcomes. This paper presents a holistic approach towards the design of a visualisation system for fuzzy systems. We firstly analyse the requirements for such a visualization system by articulating fundamental ontologies that underpin the structure and operations of fuzzy systems. A software framework using a multi-agent approach is then presented with the aim to facilitate the organisation and flow of complex tasks, their inter-relationships and their interactions with users. Finally, we discuss visualization techniques for fuzzy data and fuzzy rules, and introduce methods to extend and improve some existing techniques.

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ID Code: 2271
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: visualization, fuzzy data, fuzzy rules, fuzzy systems, multi, agent, Ontologies, Framework
DOI: 10.1016/j.future.2004.04.007
ISSN: 0167-739X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IMAGE PROCESSING (080100) > Computer Graphics (080103)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 Elsevier
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 14 Nov 2005 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:11

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