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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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Fuzziness penalties were [[lambda].sub.u] = 0.05 and [[lambda].sub.w] = 50.0 for FCCM and [[lambda].sub.u] = 0.1 and [[lambda].sub.w] = 100.0 for Fuzzy CoDoK.
Fuzziness and randomness differ in nature; that is, they are different aspects of uncertainty.
Art historians and other scholars challenge that notion as they explore imagination, fantasy, and creativity; looking at pictures that look back; body images and body imaginations; indeterminacy and the fuzziness of images; and constructions of the visual.
The ruling bloc may well boast of what it has done in the past and attack the DPJ for its fuzziness on diplomacy and the financial resources needed to carry out its proposals.
You can identify M80 because it's brighter than the nearest field stars and displays just a hint of fuzziness. And though you wouldn't know it by looking, M80 is physically bigger than M4.
of Basel, Switzerland) presents a collection of 11 articles exploring the advantages, the fuzziness, and problems of mixed methods designs, research, and researchers.
There's a fuzziness around your plans, with practical needs being affected by a dreamy mindset.
There can also be a fuzziness around your own plans, with hard and fast needs being affected by a more dreamy mindset.
AIE offers the precision of SQL and the fuzziness of search without compromising the richness of either.
You know, the ones with the big bay windows, light airy rooms, high ceilings - lots of character...." as she drifted away into some glazed romantic fuzziness of home ownership.
In any experiment, measuring one physical quantity with increasing precision leads to increased fuzziness in a related quantity.
And as long as that is what actually happens, we'll all continue to love our iPods and Macs and thoughts of Apple will fill us with warm fuzziness over the brighter side of western business practices.