Real Life Applications Of Soft Computing

Author: Anupam Shukla
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439822890
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Rapid advancements in the application of soft computing tools and techniques have proven valuable in the development of highly scalable systems and resulted in brilliant applications, including those in biometric identification, interactive voice response systems, and data mining. Although many resources on the subject adequately cover the theoretic concepts, few provide clear insight into practical application. Filling this need, Real Life Applications of Soft Computing explains such applications, including the underlying technology and its implementation. While these systems initially seem complex, the authors clearly demonstrate how they can be modeled, designed, and implemented. Written in a manner that makes it accessible to novices, the book begins by covering the theoretical foundations of soft computing. It supplies a concise explanation of various models, principles, algorithms, tools, and techniques, including artificial neural networks, fuzzy systems, evolutionary algorithms, and hybrid algorithms. Supplying in-depth exposure to real life systems, the text provides: Multi-dimensional coverage supported by references, figures, and tables Warnings about common pitfalls in the implementation process, as well as detailed examinations of possible solutions A timely account of developments in various areas of application Solved examples and exercises in each chapter Detailing a wide range of contemporary applications, the text includes coverage of those in biometric systems, including physiological and behavioral biometrics. It also examines applications in legal threat assessment, robotic path planning, and navigation control. The authors consider fusion methods in biometrics and bioinformatics and also provide effective disease identification techniques. Complete with algorithms for robotic path planning, the book addresses character recognition and presents the picture compression technique by using a customized hybrid algorithm. The authors conclude with a discussion of parallel architecture for artificial neural networks and supply guidelines for creating and implementing effective soft computing designs.

Practical Applications Of Soft Computing In Engineering

Author: Sung-Bae Cho
Editor: World Scientific
ISBN: 9810245238
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Soft computing has been presented not only with the theoretical developments but also with a large variety of realistic applications to consumer products and industrial systems. Application of soft computing has provided the opportunity to integrate human-like vagueness and real-life uncertainty into an otherwise hard computer program.This book highlights some of the recent developments in practical applications of soft computing in engineering problems. All the chapters have been sophisticatedly designed and revised by international experts to achieve wide but in-depth coverage.

Soft Computing Approach To Pattern Recognition And Image Processing

Author: Ashish Ghosh
Editor: World Scientific
ISBN: 9789812776235
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This volume provides a collection of sixteen articles containing review and new material. In a unified way, they describe the recent development of theories and methodologies in pattern recognition, image processing and vision using fuzzy logic, artificial neural networks, genetic algorithms, rough sets and wavelets with significant real life applications. The book details the theory of granular computing and the role of a rough-neuro approach as a way of computing with words and designing intelligent recognition systems. It also demonstrates applications of the soft computing paradigm to case based reasoning, data mining and bio-informatics with a scope for future research. The contributors from around the world present a balanced mixture of current theory, algorithms and applications, making the book an extremely useful resource for students and researchers alike. Contents: Pattern Recognition: Multiple Classifier Systems; Building Decision Trees from the Fourier Spectrum of a Tree Ensemble; Clustering Large Data Sets; Multi-objective Variable String Genetic Classifier: Application to Remote Sensing Imagery; Image Processing and Vision: Dissimilarity Measures Between Fuzzy Sets or Fuzzy Structures; Early Vision: Concepts and Algorithms; Self-organizing Neural Network for Multi-level Image Segmentation; Geometric Transformation by Moment Method with Wavelet Matrix; New Computationally Efficient Algorithms for Video Coding; Soft Computing for Computational Media Aesthetics: Analyzing Video Content for Meaning; Granular Computing and Case Based Reasoning: Towards Granular Multi-agent Systems; Granular Computing and Pattern Recognition; Case Base Maintenance: A Soft Computing Perspective; Real Life Applications: Autoassociative Neural Network Models for Pattern Recognition Tasks in Speech and Image; Protein Structure Prediction Using Soft Computing; Pattern Classification for Biological Data Mining. Readership: Upper level undergraduates, graduates, researchers, academics and industrialists.

Applications Of Soft Computing

Author: Ashutosh Tiwari
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540362661
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of recent advances in the industrial applications of soft computing. It covers a wide range of application areas, including optimisation, data analysis and data mining, computer graphics and vision, prediction and diagnosis, design, intelligent control, and traffic and transportation systems. The book is aimed at researchers and professional engineers engaged in developing and applying intelligent systems.

Applications Of Soft Computing

Author: Erel Avineri
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540880798
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Soft Computing is a complex of methodologies that includes artificial neural networks, genetic algorithms, fuzzy logic, Bayesian networks, and their hybrids. It admits approximate reasoning, imprecision, uncertainty and partial truth in order to mimic the remarkable human capability of making decisions in real-life, ambiguous environments. Soft Computing has therefore become popular in developing systems that encapsulate human expertise. 'Applications of Soft Computing: Updating the State of Art' contains a collection of papers that were presented at the 12th On-line World Conference on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications, held in October 2007. This carefully edited book provides a comprehensive overview of the recent advances in the industrial applications of soft computing and covers a wide range of application areas, including design, intelligent control, optimization, signal processing, pattern recognition, computer graphics, production, as well as civil engineering and applications to traffic and transportation systems. The book is aimed at researchers and practitioners who are engaged in developing and applying intelligent systems principles to solving real-world problems. It is also suitable as wider reading for science and engineering postgraduate students.

Soft Computing Applications

Author: Kanad Ray
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 9811080496
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This book provides a reference guide for researchers, scientists and industrialists working in the area of soft computing, and highlights the latest advances in and applications of soft computing techniques in multidisciplinary areas. Gathering papers presented at the International Conference on Soft Computing: Theories and Applications (SoCTA 2016), which was held in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, on December 28–30, 2016, it focuses on applying soft computing to solve real-life problems arising in various domains, from medical and healthcare to supply chain management, image processing and cryptanalysis. The term soft computing represents an umbrella term for computational techniques like fuzzy logic, neural networks and nature inspired algorithms. In the past few decades, there has been an exponential rise in the application of soft computing techniques to address complex and intricate problems in diverse spheres of life. The versatility of these techniques has made them a favourite among scientists and researchers alike.

Soft Computing In Industrial Applications

Author: Ashraf Saad
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540707042
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Here is a collection of papers presented at the 11th On-line World Conference on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications, held in September-October 2006. This carefully edited book provides a comprehensive overview of recent advances in the industrial applications of soft computing and covers a wide range of application areas, including data analysis and data mining, computer graphics, intelligent control, systems, pattern recognition, classifiers, as well as modeling optimization.

Artificial Neural Networks In Real Life Applications

Author: Juan Ramon Rabunal
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1591409020
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"This book offers an outlook of the most recent works at the field of the Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), including theoretical developments and applications of systems using intelligent characteristics for adaptability"--Provided by publisher.

Soft Computing Theories And Applications

Author: Millie Pant
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 9811056870
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This book focuses on soft computing and its applications to solve real-life problems occurring in different domains ranging from medical and health care, supply chain management and image processing to cryptanalysis. It presents the proceedings of International Conference on Soft Computing: Theories and Applications (SoCTA 2016), offering significant insights into soft computing for teachers and researchers and inspiring more and more researchers to work in the field of soft computing. The term soft computing represents an umbrella term for computational techniques like fuzzy logic, neural networks, and nature inspired algorithms. In the past few decades, there has been an exponential rise in the application of soft computing techniques for solving complex and intricate problems arising in different spheres of life. The versatility of these techniques has made them a favorite among scientists and researchers working in diverse areas. SoCTA is the first international conference being organized at Amity University Rajasthan (AUR), Jaipur. The objective of SoCTA 2016 is to provide a common platform to researchers, academicians, scientists, and industrialists working in the area of soft computing to share and exchange their views and ideas on the theory and application of soft computing techniques in multi-disciplinary areas. The aim of the conference is to bring together young and experienced researchers, academicians, scientists, and industrialists for the exchange of knowledge. SoCTA especially encourages the young researchers at the beginning of their career to participate in this conference and present their work on this platform.

Application Of Soft Computing Techniques In Civil Engineering

Author: S. M. Yadav
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ISBN: 9789387692817
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The field of engineering is a creative one. The problems encountered in this field are generally unstructured and imprecise and tackled by intuitions and past experiences of a designer. The conventional methods of computing, relying on analytical or empiricalrelations, become time consuming when dealing with real-life problems. To study, model and analyse such problems, approximate computer-based soft computing techniques, inspired by the reasoning, intuition, logic and wisdom possessed by human beings, areemployed. This book is an attempt to put together knowledge and experience of soft computing techniques in civil engineering. The principal concern of the book is to show how soft computing techniques can be applied to solve problems in research and practice. An attempt has been made to present various civil engineering research problems using soft computing techniques such as analytic hierarchy process (AHP), fuzzy logic, artificial neural network (ANN), genetic algorithm (GA) and linear programming (LP), etc. Students and research scholars need a good text or reference book which covers the different methods of soft computing used for civil engineering problems. Soft computing techniques are applied to a huge quantity of problems spread in several areas of science. In contrast to conventional computing techniques which rely on exact solutions, soft computing aims at exploiting given tolerance of imprecision, the trivial and uncertain nature of the problem to yield an approximate solution to a problem in quick time. Soft computing being a multi-disciplinary field uses a variety of statistical, probabilistic and optimization tools which complement each other to produce its three main branches viz., Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithms and Fuzzy Logic. Six different soft computing techniques and their application to civil engineering problem has been discussed. The application of the analytic hierarchy method has been demonstrated through solid waste management and project indexing problem. The fuzzy rule based technique is discussed with its application to condition assessment of water mains and reservoir operation. Application of Artificial Neural Network (ANN) is discussed through analysing ground water quality index and in transportation engineering. Genetic algorithm and its application on water distribution network have been discussed. The cellular automata application in the civil engineering is included in this book. Lastly, application of linear programming for optimization of cropping pattern is also included.

Transdisciplinary Engineering For Complex Socio Technical Systems Real Life Applications

Author: J. Pokojski
Editor: IOS Press
ISBN: 1643681117
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Transdisciplinary engineering transcends other inter- and multi-disciplinary ways of working, such as Concurrent Engineering (CE). In particular, transdisciplinary processes are aimed at solving complex, ill-defined problems, or problems for which the solution is not immediately obvious. No one discipline or single person can provide sufficient knowledge to solve such problems, so collaboration is essential. This book presents the proceedings of the 27th ISTE International Conference on Transdisciplinary Engineering, organized by Warsaw University of Technology, Poland, from 1-10 July 2020. ISTE2020 was the first of this conference series to be held virtually, due to the COVID-19 restrictions. Entitled Transdisciplinary Engineering for Complex Socio-technical Systems - Real-life Applications, the book includes 71 peer-reviewed papers presented at the conference by authors from 17 countries. These range from theoretical and conceptual to strongly pragmatic and addressing industrial best practice and, together with invited talks, they have been collated into 9 sections: Transdisciplinary Engineering (7 papers); Transdisciplinary Engineering Education (4 papers); Industry 4.0, Methods and Tools (7 papers); Human-centered Design (8 papers); Methods and Tools for Design and Production (14 papers); Product and Process Development (9 papers); Knowledge and Data Modeling (13 papers); Business Process and Supply Chain Management (7 papers); and Sustainability (2 papers). The book provides an overview of new approaches, methods, tools and their applications, as well as current research and development, and will be of interest to researchers, design practitioners, and educators working in the field.

Soft Computing In Engineering Design And Manufacturing

Author: Pravir K. Chawdhry
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1447104277
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Soft Computing has emerged as an important approach towards achieving intelligent computational paradigms where key elements are learning from experience in the presence of uncertainties, fuzzy belief functioos, and ·evolutioo of the computing strategies of the learning agent itself. Fuzzy, neural and evolutionary computing are the three major themes of soft computing. The book presents original research papers dealing with the theory of soft computing and its applicatioos in engineering design and manufacturing. The methodologies have been applied to a large variety of real life problems. Applicatioo of soft computing has provided the opportunity to integrate human like 'vagueness' and real life 'uncertainty' to an otherwise 'hard' computer programme. Now, a computer programme can learn, adapt, and evolve using soft computing. The book identifies the strengths and Iimitatioos of soft cOOlputing techniques, particularly with reference to their engineering applications. The applications range fran design optimisatioo to scheduling and image analysis. Goal optimisatioo with incomplete infmnatioo and under uncertainty is the key to solving real-life problems in design and manufacturing. Soft computing techniques presented in this book address these issues. Computatiooal complexity and efficient implementatioo of these techniques are also major concerns for realising useful industrial applications of soft computing. The different parts in the book also address these issues. The book cootains 9 parts, 8 of which are based 00 papers fran the '2nd On-line World Conference 00 Soft Computing in Engineering Design and Manufacture (WSC2),.

Soft Computing And Its Applications Volume Two

Author: Kumar S. Ray
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482257939
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This is volume 2 of the two-volume Soft Computing and Its Applications. This volume discusses several advanced features of soft computing and hybrid methodologies. This new book essentially contains the advanced features of soft computing and different hybrid methodologies for soft computing. The book contains an abundance of examples and detailed design studies. The tool soft computing can be a landmark paradigm of computation with cognition that directly or indirectly tries to replicate the rationality of human beings. The book explains several advanced features of soft computing, such as cognitive maps, complex valued fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic, quantum fuzzy sets and quantum fuzzy logic, and rough sets and hybrid methods that combine neural net fuzzy logic and genetic algorithms. The book contains several real-life applications to present the utility and potential of soft computing. The book: • Discusses the present state of art of soft computing • Includes the existing application areas of soft computing • Presents original research contributions • Discusses the future scope of work in soft computing The book is unique in that it bridges the gap between theory and practice, and it presents several experimental results on synthetic data and real-life data. The book provides a unified platform for applied scientists and engineers in different fields and industries for the application of soft computing tools in many diverse domains of engineering. This book can be used as a textbook and/or reference book by undergraduate and postgraduate students of many different engineering branches, such as electrical engineering, control engineering, electronics and communication engineering, computer sciences, and information sciences.

13th International Conference On Theory And Application Of Fuzzy Systems And Soft Computing Icafs 2018

Author: Rafik A. Aliev
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3030041646
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This book presents the proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Application of Fuzzy Systems and Soft Computing (ICAFS 2018), held in Warsaw, Poland on August 27–28, 2018. It includes contributions from diverse areas of soft computing such as uncertain computation, Z-information processing, neuro-fuzzy approaches, evolutionary computing and others. The topics of the papers include theory of uncertainty computation; theory and application of soft computing; decision theory with imperfect information; neuro-fuzzy technology; image processing with soft computing; intelligent control; machine learning; fuzzy logic in data analytics and data mining; evolutionary computing; chaotic systems; soft computing in business, economics and finance; fuzzy logic and soft computing in the earth sciences; fuzzy logic and soft computing in engineering; soft computing in medicine, biomedical engineering and the pharmaceutical sciences; and probabilistic and statistical reasoning in the social and educational sciences. The book covers new ideas from theoretical and practical perspectives in economics, business, industry, education, medicine, the earth sciences and other fields. In addition to promoting the development and application of soft computing methods in various real-life fields, it offers a useful guide for academics, practitioners, and graduates in fuzzy logic and soft computing fields.

Soft Computing In Case Based Reasoning

Author: Sankar Kumar Pal
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1447106873
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This text demonstrates how various soft computing tools can be applied to design and develop methodologies and systems with case based reasoning, that is, for real-life decision-making or recognition problems. Comprising contributions from experts, it introduces the basic concepts and theories, and includes many reports on real-life applications. This book is of interest to graduate students and researchers in computer science, electrical engineering and information technology, as well as researchers and practitioners from the fields of systems design, pattern recognition and data mining.

Intelligent And Soft Computing In Infrastructure Systems Engineering

Author: Kasthurirangan Gopalakrishnan
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3642045863
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The term “soft computing” applies to variants of and combinations under the four broad categories of evolutionary computing, neural networks, fuzzy logic, and Bayesian statistics. Although each one has its separate strengths, the complem- tary nature of these techniques when used in combination (hybrid) makes them a powerful alternative for solving complex problems where conventional mat- matical methods fail. The use of intelligent and soft computing techniques in the field of geo- chanical and pavement engineering has steadily increased over the past decade owing to their ability to admit approximate reasoning, imprecision, uncertainty and partial truth. Since real-life infrastructure engineering decisions are made in ambiguous environments that require human expertise, the application of soft computing techniques has been an attractive option in pavement and geomecha- cal modeling. The objective of this carefully edited book is to highlight key recent advances made in the application of soft computing techniques in pavement and geo- chanical systems. Soft computing techniques discussed in this book include, but are not limited to: neural networks, evolutionary computing, swarm intelligence, probabilistic modeling, kernel machines, knowledge discovery and data mining, neuro-fuzzy systems and hybrid approaches. Highlighted application areas include infrastructure materials modeling, pavement analysis and design, rapid interpre- tion of nondestructive testing results, porous asphalt concrete distress modeling, model parameter identification, pavement engineering inversion problems, s- grade soils characterization, and backcalculation of pavement layer thickness and moduli.

Applied Soft Computing

Author: Taylor & Francis Group
Editor: Apple Academic Press
ISBN: 9781774630297
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Applied Soft Computing: Techniques and Applications explores a variety of modern techniques that deal with estimated models and give resolutions to complex real-life issues. Involving the concepts and practices of soft computing in conjunction with other frontier research domains, this book explores a variety of modern applications in soft computing, including bioinspired computing, reconfigurable computing, fuzzy logic, fusion-based learning, intelligent healthcare systems, bioinformatics, data mining, functional approximation, genetic and evolutionary algorithms, hybrid models, machine learning, meta heuristics, neuro fuzzy system, and optimization principles. The book acts as a reference book for AI developers, researchers, and academicians as it addresses the recent technological developments in the field of soft computing. Soft computing has played a crucial role not only with the theoretical paradigms but is also popular for its pivotal role for designing a large variety of expert systems and artificial intelligent-based applications. Beginning with the basics of soft computing, this book deeply covers applications of soft computing in areas such as approximate reasoning, artificial neural networks, Bayesian networks, big data analytics, bioinformatics, cloud computing, control systems, data mining, functional approximation, fuzzy logic, genetic and evolutionary algorithms, hybrid models, machine learning, meta heuristics, neuro fuzzy system, optimization, randomized searches, and swarm intelligence. This book is destined for a wide range of readers who wish to learn applications of soft computing approaches. It will be useful for academicians, researchers, students, and machine learning experts who use soft computing techniques and algorithms to develop cutting-edge artificial intelligence-based applications.

Soft Computing And Its Applications Volume One

Author: Kumar S. Ray
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 192689538X
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This is volume 1 of the two-volume set Soft Computing and Its Applications. This volume explains the primary tools of soft computing as well as provides an abundance of working examples and detailed design studies. The book starts with coverage of fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic and their various approaches to fuzzy reasoning. Precisely speaking, this book provides a platform for handling different kinds of uncertainties of real-life problems. It introduces the reader to the topic of rough sets. This book’s companion volume, Volume 2: Fuzzy Reasoning and Fuzzy Control, will move forward from here to discuss several advanced features of soft computing and application methodologies. This new book: • Discusses the present state of art of soft computing •Includes the existing application areas of soft computing • Presents original research contributions • Discusses the future scope of work in soft computing The book is unique in that it bridges the gap between theory and practice, and it presents several experimental results on synthetic data and real-life data. The book provides a unified platform for applied scientists and engineers in different fields and industries for the application of soft computing tools in many diverse domains of engineering.

Neural Networks And Other Soft Computing Techniques With Applications In The Oil Industry

Author: Fred Aminzadeh
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Soft Computing And Its Applications

Author: Kumar S. Ray
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ISBN: 9780429188176
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This two-volume set explains the primary tools of soft computing as well as provides an abundance of working examples and detailed design studies. The books start with coverage of fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic and their various approaches to fuzzy reasoning and go on to discuss several advanced features of soft computing and hybrid methodologies. Together they provide a platform for handling different kinds of uncertainties of real-life problems. It introduces the reader to the topic of rough sets. The volumes: • Discuss the present state of art of soft computing• Include the existing application areas of soft computing• Present original research contributions• Discuss the future scope of work in soft computing This set is unique in that it bridges the gap between theory and practice, and it presents several experimental results on synthetic data and real-life data. The books provide a unified platform for applied scientists and engineers in different fields and industries for the application of soft computing tools in many diverse domains of engineering. The major theme of the volume is to justify the term soft computing, which is essential to handle the vagueness of the real world. The primary tool of soft computing is well discussed with plenty of worked out examples and design studies. The books can be utilized as a standard textbook on soft computing for final-year undergraduate students, postgraduate students, research scholars, professional researchers, and industry R&D groups. The unique feature of the books is that the author clearly presents the state of art with several worked out examples and case studies based on synthetic data and real-life data. The application domains of soft computing are also clearly indicated. The volumes can be used as a textbook and/or reference book by undergraduate and postgraduate students of many different engineering branches, such as electrical engineering, control engineering, electronics and communication engineering, computer sciences, and information sciences.