Analysis and Modelling of Hierarchical Fuzzy Logic Systems

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    Influencing every facet of business, society, and life worldwide, with speed beyond imagination, the field of information science and technology has without doubt brought upon a revolution in the way the human population interacts, does business, and governs. As one takes into account the leaps and bounds experienced in information sharing and communication exchange over the last few decades, a truly admirable phenomenon presents itself and clearly shows that the results of this pivotal rising will monumentally impact the way the world thinks, subsists, and evolves.

    With a long history of expeditious evolution, the growth and expansion of information technology began during the early 1950s with the main purpose of initiating scientific computing, expanding research, and utilizing the power of computers as a means to support a mass volume of computational tasks in scientific applications and discoveries. Later, during the 1960s and ‘70s, the use of computer technology was also extended to business applications mostly in accounting and financial areas that involved processing numbers and collecting data in a quantitative sense. As a result, the use of this technology was limited to those who had an expansive knowledge of these systems and had access to computer programming languages. With the evolution of computers and telecommunications in the 1980s, a new information technology was born with a strong focus on the management and dissemination of information by both information providers and users across the globe.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology
    Place of PublicationUSA
    PublisherInformation Sciences Reference IGI-Global
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Print)9781605660264
    Publication statusPublished - 2008


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