In this talk Bob will firstly give an overview of type-1 and type-2 fuzzy logic and the role of fuzzy logic in modelling uncertainty. The rest of the talk will cover some of the applications that he and others have worked on using fuzzy logic highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of the approach in real applications.
Speaker: Prof. Robert John, Head of the Automated Scheduling, Optimisation and Planning (ASAP) Group, University of Nottingham. Bob worked in industry for 10 years as a mathematician and knowledge engineer developing knowledge based systems for British Gas and the financial services industry. Bob spent 24 years at De Montfort University in various roles including Head of Department, Head of School and Deputy Dean. He led the Centre for Computational Intelligence research group from 2001 until 2012. Bob joined Nottingham this year where he leads on the LANCS initiative and Heads up the research group ASAP in the School of Computer Science.