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Fuzzy Logic

"Fuzzy Logic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Approximate, quantitative reasoning that is concerned with the linguistic ambiguity which exists in natural or synthetic language. At its core are variables such as good, bad, and young as well as modifiers such as more, less, and very. These ordinary terms represent fuzzy sets in a particular problem. Fuzzy logic plays a key role in many medical expert systems.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fuzzy Logic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Fuzzy Logic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 55 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2010 and 2014 and 2015
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.