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fuzzy

1. Maths of or relating to a form of set theory in which set membership depends on a likelihood function
2. (of a computer program or system) designed to operate according to the principles of fuzzy logic, so as to be able to deal with data which is imprecise or has uncertain boundaries
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Probabilism and fuzziness can describe much more than events.
Triangular linear fuzzy membership function is commonly used in researches for describing the fuzziness in factor analysis (Tah and Carr, 2000; Lin and Chen, 2004; Li et al.
Through these periods as the selling season draws closer the production cost increases and demand fuzziness decreases and more accurate demand forecasts can be maintained that lead to lower overage/underage costs.
In the past, however, the fuzziness of the X-ray results left room for a number of different theories as to how such crystals are organized internally.
In power distribution systems, this fuzziness takes the form of the location and cause of system outages, which can be very elusive, particularly in the case of multiple power outages.
Playability is better because the image is crisp and clear, with no extra reflections, sparkle, yellowish tints, or antiglare fuzziness to detract from the gameplay.
By monitoring the traffic level, this easy-to-install TRAPRO eliminates breaks in conversations and fuzziness on videos when conducting a telephone or video conference, offering a stress-free communication environment.
provides an introduction to the theory of fuzzy sets, presenting 13 chapters on the concept of fuzziness, algebra of fuzzy sets, logical aspects of fuzzy sets, basic connectives, fuzzy relations, universal approximation, possibility theory, partial knowledge, fuzzy measures, the Choquet integral, and fuzzy modeling and control.
This sunny work does not ask of performers much in the way of drama and although some of the faster movements showed up fuzziness in the sound, it was a very pleasing account.
Warmth and fuzziness, of course, aren't the qualities that have established Mamet as one of the century's most respected and influential playwrights.
These include: fuzziness adjustable from 0 to 10 (to sift through typographical and spelling errors), synonym/concept/thesaurus (both through a built-in thesaurus and through optional user-defined synonym rings), boolean (and/or/not), natural language relevancy ranking (by hit term frequency, density and rarity), positional scoring ranking, phrase, phonic, wildcard, bilateral proximity, directed proximity, stemming, numeric range, user-defined variable term weighting, and special forensics options.
If fuzziness arises over what constitutes a uniform surely the school only has itself to blame.