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Managing fuzziness on conventional object-oriented platforms

F. Berzal, N. Marín, O. Pons, M.A. Vila
2007 International Journal of Intelligent Systems  
Some of these scholars have used the Fuzzy Set Theory to deal with imperfection because it has proved to be useful in problems where imprecision and uncertainty play important roles.  ...  Fuzzy Set Theory has been used in the context of object-oriented databases in order to improve their modeling capabilities, so that different kinds of data imperfections can be represented.  ...  Acknowledgment This article has been supported in part by the Spanish "Comisión Interministerial de Ciencia y Tecnología" under grants TIC2003-08687-C02-02, TIC2002-00480, and TIC2002-04021-C02-02.  ... 
doi:10.1002/int.20228 fatcat:ra5mp2mjzzf4jmqzil5ckuwjfm

JSE 32:3 Fall issue Whole Issue PDF

Kathleen E. Erickson
2018 Journal of Scientific Exploration  
., & Zlotnicki, J. (1999) Acknowledgments We thank the 4 astrologers for participating in the study and doing the interpretations out of academic interest without seeking any remuneration.  ...  Funding: The authors received no fi nancial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.  ...  A table is provided on the same page, and it is clear that Rao is evaluating his database in, by today's standard, an outdated way.  ... 
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Implementing Imperfect Information in Fuzzy Databases

Afef Bahri, Salem Chakhar, Yosr Na¨ıja, Rafik Bouaziz
THE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND INTELLIGENT INFORMATICS   unpublished
Information in real-world applications is often vague, imprecise and uncertain.  ...  In database context, several fuzzy database models have been proposed. In these works, fuzziness is introduced at different levels.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Mr. Abdelkader Telmoudi for his valuable comments on an earlier version of this paper.  ... 
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A Literature Overview of Fuzzy Database Modeling [chapter]

Z. M. Ma
Intelligent Databases  
To satisfy the need of modeling complex objects with imprecision and uncertainty, recently many researches have been concentrated on fuzzy object-oriented database models.  ...  This paper reviews fuzzy database models, in which fuzzy relational and object-oriented databases are discussed.  ...  An UFO (uncertainty and fuzziness in an object-oriented) databases model is proposed in [66] to model fuzziness and uncertainty by means of conjunctive fuzzy sets and generalized fuzzy sets, respectively  ... 
doi:10.4018/978-1-59904-120-9.ch008 fatcat:py3ts3gy65dajc2zuofzt5qy24

JSE 26:2 Whole Issue PDF

Kathleen E Erickson
2012 Journal of Scientific Exploration  
Vázquez for help in fi nch maintenance and E. Collado for designing the computer program and for very helpful comments.  ...  Terhune is currently supported by the Cogito Foundation. The Dinsdale Prize will be awarded at the conference.  ...  In the end, he argues against entirely rigid defi nitions of reality, and for fi nding a comfort level with uncertainty.  ... 
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JSE 29:4 Whole Issue PDF

Kathleen E. Erickson
2015 Journal of Scientific Exploration  
Five people attended this meeting, witnessing in the fi rst part only tiny, short, and imprecise movements.  ...  Professor Bauer is right to think that variability in ocean currents, volcanic activity, and the like contributes to model uncertainty.  ...  Forget theory and models and look only at the facts.  ... 
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JSE 30:1 Whole Issue PDF

Kathleen E. Erickson
2016 Journal of Scientific Exploration  
CGMP suggested the analysis, undertook the statistical analysis, and wrote the paper. AJS supplied some of the source material, and suggested improvements in the manuscript. Acknowledgements  ...  Acknowledgments June O'Neill and Roland Watson for supplying much source material on the New England Sea Serpent and the Loch Ness Monster, respectively.  ...  The authors are well aware of the limits of their sources and uncertainties surrounding even the most rigorous analysis.  ... 
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Interpolation of Operational Radar Data to a Regular Cartesian Grid Exemplified by Munich's Airport Radar Configuration

Ayla Augst, Martin Hagen
2017 Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology  
With wind fields generated by the German nonhydrostatic atmospheric prediction model COSMO-DE, the effectiveness of the methods is presented.  ...  The issue is the interpolation of radial velocity and the subsequent estimation of horizontal wind components.  ...  This work was partly supported by the EU in the framework of the EU FP7 program, the UFO project. APPENDIX A Analyzed COSMO-DE Model Output Wind Fields Tables A1 and A2 and Figs.  ... 
doi:10.1175/jtech-d-16-0159.1 fatcat:pbmvobber5a45loucptjjjekam

A&G Volume 55 Issue 3, Full Issue

2014 Astronomy & Geophysics  
Will we see an increase in sightings in the new political climate? And why is there such persistent enthusiasm for believing in UFOs?  ...  Recently, the sunspot data have been measured and are now available in a database of about 134 000 spot positions and sizes.  ...  And if you find you need a break from the science, consider playing football in the traditional five-a-side tournament on the Monday.  ... 
doi:10.1093/astrogeo/atu134 fatcat:c5eui37ap5aophjflkzshczguy

JSE 26:3 Fall 2012 WHOLE ISSUE PDF

Stephen Braude
2012 Journal of Scientific Exploration  
Acknowledgments With thanks to Stanley Krippner for his early encouragement and comments on this article, and to David Smith for reviewing this document and in particular for his useful suggestions regarding  ...  Financial support was provided by The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, the University of California, Irvine, and the Endowment Fund for World Peace and Global Healing.  ...  In addition, the following meta-databases were used: WEB of SCIENCE, Academic Search Complete, and ScienceDirect. All databases were searched for the keywords "Pranic" and "Pranic Healing."  ... 
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Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

1990 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
For more recent as well as historical information, consult the AWPE DATABASE, available on magnetic media from Cambridge University Press.  ...  This section contains abstracts and complete bibliographic information for current working papers, listed alphabetically by primary author.  ...  The possibility that the prosperity of United States agriculture in the early 1970s and its demise during the early 1980s could be linked to major changes in the macroeconomic environment during those  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900001455 fatcat:geyxpzjiavaxvop32ayggrrfzy

Needle syringe programmes and opioid substitution therapy for preventing hepatitis C transmission in people who inject drugs

Lucy Platt, Silvia Minozzi, Jennifer Reed, Peter Vickerman, Holly Hagan, Clare French, Ashly Jordan, Louisa Degenhardt, Vivian Hope, Sharon Hutchinson, Lisa Maher, Norah Palmateer (+3 others)
2017 The Cochrane library  
We treated odds ratios as an approximation of the risk ratio despite the variation in HCV incidence.  ...  We checked the legitimacy of this approach in a sensitivity analysis, excluding studies reporting odds ratios only.  ...  1) or major (−2) uncertainty about directness (the correspondence between the population, the intervention, or the outcomes measured in the studies actually found and those under consideration in our systematic  ... 
doi:10.1002/14651858.cd012021.pub2 pmid:28922449 pmcid:PMC5621373 fatcat:47fk5lm4tfb6zi2pip7di7x46q

JSE 36:1 Spring 2022 Whole Issue PDF

Kathleen E Erickson
2022 Journal of Scientific Exploration  
Aims and Scope: The Journal of Scientific Exploration is an Open Access journal, which publishes material consistent with the Society's mission: to provide a professional forum for critical discussion  ...  of topics that are for various reasons ignored or studied inadequately within mainstream science, and to promote improved understanding of social and intellectual factors that limit the scope of scientific  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and the usual disclaimers apply.  ... 
doi:10.31275/20222613 fatcat:glf5blxdbbadrhqxo4lzdplkpq

SEX! ALIENS! HARVARD? RHETORICAL BOUNDARY-WORK IN THE MEDIA (A CASE STUDY OF ROLE OF JOURNALISTS IN THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF SCIENTIFIC AUTHORITY)

Linda Billings, Linda Billings
2005 unpublished
Given the prominence of science and the ubiquity of mass media in culture, and the influence of media coverage on public understanding of science, it is important to understand the cultural authority of  ...  More sensationalism, in accordance with the convention of reporting on the unusual.  ...  imprecise and must be given new meanings" (p. xi).  ... 
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Effective Domain-Specific Formal Verification Techniques

Ákos Hajdu, Zoltán Micskei
2020 Zenodo  
Thesis 1 targets concurrent and asynchronous systems by modeling them with Petri nets and checking the reachability of a given state.  ...  We study abstraction-refinement-based model checking where efficiency is still a significant limitation due to the complexity of the programs and the rich domains of their variables.  ...  Abdellatif and Brousmiche [AB18] model contracts and the blockchain manually in BIP and use statistical model checking to simulate uncertainties in the environment.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3892347 fatcat:56hta7rkh5dinlehzrcfapumme
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