Fuzzy logic and homeopathy

David Lubkin (lubkin@unreasonable.com)
Fri, 06 Aug 1999 00:39:31 -0400

>On Thursday, August 05, 1999 11:00 AM Ian Goddard <Ian@Goddard.net> wrote:
>> IAN: Fuzzy logic has been receiving far
>> more approval in Japan than in the U.S.,
>> but that doesn't mean it's wrong or that
>> refering to that makes you a kook.
>BTW, I work for a software firm that develops products which use fuzzy
>logic. Need I mention that it is based in the United States and most
>(probably 75% in number of customers, and 95% in dollar sales) of the
>customer base is here too?:)

Back when I was working on a PhD in artificial intelligence, I was intrigued by fuzzy logic and wanted to use it in my thesis. My advisor advised me that fuzzy logic was very controversial, and I'd hurt my chances for a good job after school if I included it.

I see a pattern developing....

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