Rough Sets: Selected Methods and Applications in Management and Engineering

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Georg Peters, Pawan Lingras, Dominik Ślȩzak, Yiyu Yao
Springer Science & Business Media, Feb 22, 2012 - Computers - 214 pages

Rough Set Theory, introduced by Pawlak in the early 1980s, has become an important part of soft computing within the last 25 years. However, much of the focus has been on the theoretical understanding of Rough Sets, with a survey of Rough Sets and their applications within business and industry much desired. Rough Sets: Selected Methods and Applications in Management and Engineering provides context to Rough Set theory, with each chapter exploring a real-world application of Rough Sets.

Rough Sets is relevant to managers striving to improve their businesses, industry researchers looking to improve the efficiency of their solutions, and university researchers wanting to apply Rough Sets to real-world problems.

 

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Contents

Methods and Applications in Data Analysis
21
Methods and Applications in Decision Support
77
Methods and Applications in Management
113
Methods and Applications in Engineering
161
Contributors Biography
206
Index
213
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Between June 2002 and January 2005, Doctor Bujorianu was a research associate in the Control Group, at the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge. After this appointment she remained in the Department as a research visitor for six months. During her appointment at Cambridge, she was involved in two European projects on hybrid systems: the IST-2001-38314 project COLUMBUS: “Design of Embedded Controllers for Safety Critical Systems” (partners: INRIA, University of Berkeley, PARADES (Rome), etc. http www.columbus.gr); and the IST-2001-32460 project HYBRIDGE: “Distributed Control and Stochastic Analysis of Hybrid Systems Supporting Safety Critical Real-Time Systems Design” (partners: National Aerospace Laboratory-NLR Amsterdam, BAE UK, Eurocontrol, AEA Technology, CENA, etc. http: www.nlr.nl/public/hosted-sites/hybridge) From November 2005 to June 2008 Doctor Bujorianu was a Research Associate with the Formal Methods and Tools Group at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Twente, the Netherlands. Her research was funded by the NOW project AiSHA “Abstraction in Stochastic and Hybrid Process Algebra”. During her appointment with University of Twente, she was also involved in the German-Dutch project VOSS. Since June 2008 Manuela Bujorianu has been a Research Associate with the Centre for Interdisciplinary Computational and Dynamical Analysis (CICADA) at the University of Manchester in the UK.

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