Google is paying tribute Tuesday to the computer scientist who created the mathematical framework "fuzzy logic." On this day in 1964, Zadeh submitted the paper "Fuzzy Sets," which laid out the concept of "fuzzy logic." The logo featured on Google.com "The theory he presented offered an alternative to the rigid'black and white' parameters of traditional logic and instead allowed for more ambiguous or'fuzzy' boundaries that more closely mimic the way humans see the world," reads a biography of Zadeh by Google. The theory has been used in various tech applications, including anti-skid algorithms for cars.
Overview: Fuzzy logic is a superset of conventional (Boolean) logic that has been extended to handle the uncertainty in data. It was introduced by Dr. Lotfi Zadeh of UC/Berkeley in the 1960's as a means to model the uncertainty of natural language. Fuzzy logic is useful to processes like manufacturing because of its ability to handle situations that the traditional true/false logic can't adequately deal with. It lets a process specialist describe, in everyday language, how to control actions or make decisions without having to describe the complex behavior. See "Fuzzy Logic and Neural Networks - Practical Tools for Process Management" (PC AI May/June 1994, p. 17) for a clear and concise explanation of Fuzzy Logic.
If you have come across machines recognising your face and voice among millions of images and wonder how is that possible, it is all to the credit of neural networks and deep learning. Neural networks are the algorithms that leverage the unique character of the human mind which thinks of possibilities. This characteristic is nothing but fuzzy logic, invented by Lotfi Zadeh. It resembles human reasoning and has inspired AI researchers to develop neural network algorithms. While machine learning algorithms take decisions according to the data they are fed, neural networks are designed to follow a path to decide for themselves.
Artificial intelligence is a brain created by humans that can think and make decisions for itself, often to assist humans and improve our everyday lives. Think of it as when you're just born baby, you see many things, but don't know what to do with it. But with the help of your parents, teachers, and friends you learn how to talk, eat, and think for yourself. AI without code is literally that. It's the developers job to teach the program how to think and real with the data given.
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