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Implementing Fuzzy Sets in SQL Server, Part 6: Fuzzy Numbers and Linguistic Modifiers

By Steve Bolton

…………I’ve written several amateur tutorial series on this blog in order to more quickly absorb difficult data mining, statistical and machine learning topics, while hopefully helping other SQL Server users avoid some of my inevitable mistakes. 2,482 more words

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Implementing Fuzzy Sets in SQL Server, Part 5: The Mystery of the Missing Left Join

By Steve Bolton

…………Information on set operations like complements, intersections and unions is plentiful in the literature on fuzzy sets, which made the last three articles in this series of amateur self-tutorials easier to write in a certain sense. 2,053 more words

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Implementing Fuzzy Sets in SQL Server, Part 4: From Fuzzy Unions to Fuzzy Logic

By Steve Bolton

…………Fuzzy set relations carry an added layer of complexity not seen in ordinary “crisp” sets, due to the need to derive new grades for membership in the resultset from the scores in the original sets. 4,044 more words

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Open Data Society

Substantial social and economic gains can be made from opening government data to the public. The combination of geographic, budget, demographic, services, education, and other data, publicly available in an open format on the web, promises to improve services as well as create future economic growth.  96 more words

Informational Democracy

A democratic society where information technology refuels civilian power.

No government, no state, now is immune to information; no state or government can adequately police or control information borders. 263 more words

Business Intelligence for governance

The application of knowledge discovery processes for global governance.

Technical and political challenge: Data clusters connectivity and integration on a global scale will rely on a multilateral agreement and cooperation, which is strongly dependent on cultural tolerance and political will. 154 more words

Implementing Fuzzy Sets in SQL Server, Part 3: Using Fuzzy Intersections as AND Statements

By Steve Bolton

…………Whenever we assign set membership grades to records on a continuous scale, we open up a whole new world of possibilities for measuring uncertainty and modeling different types of imprecision. 3,178 more words

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