Fuzzy Spatial Reasoning

  title={Fuzzy Spatial Reasoning},
  author={Albert C. Esterline and Gerry Dozier and Abdollah Homaifar},
We present a fuzzy version of the crisp spatial logic developed by Randell et al., which takes the single relation connected−with as primitive. Membership functions are defined for each spatial relation defined in the crisp theory. Furthermore, principles are presented for defining linguistic variables whose linguistic values are spatial relations. The work reported here addresses spatial reasoning in situations where numerical or geometric precision is unlikely; it is particularly suited for… CONTINUE READING
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