GC9-2 - Fuzzy measures

This Topic has been deleted in future versions of the GIS&T Body of Knowledge

Author and Citation Info: 

DiBiase, D., DeMers, M., Johnson, A., Kemp, K., Luck, A. T., Plewe, B., and Wentz, E. (2006). Fuzzy measures. The Geographic Information Science & Technology Body of Knowledge. Washington, DC: Association of American Geographers. (2nd Quarter 2016, first digital).

Learning Objectives: 
  • Define fuzzy measures and give an example of a fuzzy measure
  • Explain how numerical values can be mapped onto linguistic variables (e.g., “big,” “distant”)
  • Explain how and why fuzzy measures can be used in geocomputation