By Radko Mesiar, Magda Komorníková (auth.), Chris Cornelis, Glad Deschrijver, Mike Nachtegael, Steven Schockaert, Yun Shi (eds.)
This publication is a tribute to Etienne E. Kerre at the celebration of his retirement on October 1st, 2010, after being energetic for 35 years within the box of fuzzy set thought. It gathers contributions from researchers which have been just about him in a single approach or one other in the course of his lengthy and fruitful profession. along with a foreword via Lotfi A. Zadeh, it includes thirteen chapters on either theoretical and utilized issues in fuzzy set concept, divided in 3 components: 1) logics and connectives, 2) facts research, and three) media functions. the 1st half offers with fuzzy logics and with operators on (extensions of) fuzzy units. half 2 offers with fuzzy tools in tough set thought, formal thought research, choice making and type. The final half discusses using fuzzy tools for representing and manipulating media gadgets, equivalent to photographs and textual content records. the variety of the themes which are coated mirror the range of Etienne's study pursuits, and certainly, the variety of present learn within the region of fuzzy set theory.