Characterizing the result of the division of fuzzy relations

  title={Characterizing the result of the division of fuzzy relations},
  author={Patrick Bosc and Olivier Pivert and Daniel Rocacher},
  journal={NAFIPS 2005 - 2005 Annual Meeting of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society},
The role and properties of the division operator are well known in the framework of queries addressed to regular relational databases. However, Boolean queries may turn out to be too restrictive to answer some user needs and it is desirable to consider extended queries by introducing preferences inside selection conditions. In this paper, the extension of the division operator is investigated in the context of graded relations, i.e., whose tuples are weighted. Several interpretations of the… CONTINUE READING