Computer Dictionary Online

Medical Dictionary   Law Dictionary   Legal Dictionary   Website Design

0  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  a  b  c  d  e  f  g  h  i  j  k  l  m  n  o  p  q  r  s  t  u  v  w  x  y  z 

neutrosophic logic

<logic> (Or "Smarandache logic") A generalisation of fuzzy logic based on Neutrosophy. A proposition is t true, i indeterminate, and f false, where t, i, and f are real values from the ranges T, I, F, with no restriction on T, I, F, or the sum n=t+i+f. Neutrosophic logic thus generalises:

- intuitionistic logic, which supports incomplete theories (for 0<n<100 and i=0, 0<=t,i,f<=100);

- fuzzy logic (for n=100 and i=0, and 0<=t,i,f<=100);

- Boolean logic (for n=100 and i=0, with t,f either 0 or 100);

- multi-valued logic (for 0<=t,i,f<=100);

- paraconsistent logic (for n>100 and i=0, with both t,f<100);

- dialetheism, which says that some contradictions are true (for t=f=100 and i=0; some paradoxes can be denoted this way).

Compared with all other logics, neutrosophic logic introduces a percentage of "indeterminacy" - due to unexpected parameters hidden in some propositions. It also allows each component t,i,f to "boil over" 100 or "freeze" under 0. For example, in some tautologies t>100, called "overtrue".


["Neutrosophy / Neutrosophic probability, set, and logic", F. Smarandache, American Research Press, 1998].


Contact the Computer Dictionary Online  ::  Link to the Computer Dictionary Online  ::  Disclaimer for Computer Dictionary Online

Computer Dictionary Online
Copyright © 2017