Lotfi Asker Zadeh Biography

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Lotfi Asker Zadeh, who described himself in an interview with Jeanne Spriter James as an "American, mathematically oriented, electrical engineer of Iranian descent, born in Russia," is responsible for the development of fuzzy logic and fuzzy set theory. Zadeh is also known for his research in system theory, information processing, artificial intelligence, expert systems, natural language understanding, and the theory of evidence. His first two papers that set forth the fuzzy theories, "Fuzzy Sets" and "Outline of a New Approach to the Analysis of Complex Systems and Decision Processes," have been listed as "Citation Classics" by the Citation Index, a publication that counts and lists those papers which have been cited most often in the writings of others. Zadeh received the prestigious Honda Prize--an award that was introduced in 1977 to honor technology that advances a "humane civilization"--from the Honda Foundation in Japan in 1989. That same year...

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