S. Kalaiselvan

Work place: Dept. of Social Work, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore-46, Tamilnadu, India

E-mail: kalaiharitha@gmail.com


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S.Kalaiselvan was born on May 20, 1986.He received the B.A. and M.S.W. degrees from Loyola College(Autonomous),Chennai, India and Bharathiar University Coimbatore, India , in 2009 and  2012, respectively.

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Adaptation of Induced Fuzzy Cognitive Maps to the Problems Faced by the Power Loom Workers

By S. Narayanamoorthy S. Kalaiselvan

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijisa.2012.09.10, Pub. Date: 8 Aug. 2012

The Indian textile industry has a significant presence in the economy as well as in the international textile economy. In this research Paper we study the socio economic problems faced by power loom workers in Avinashi in Tamilnadu, India, using Induced Fuzzy Cognitive Maps (IFCMs). We have interviewed 50 households in the study area using a linguistic questionnaire. As the problems faced by them at large, involved so much of feelings and uncertainties. We felt it to fit to use fuzzy theory in general and induced fuzzy cognitive maps in particular. For IFCMs is the best suited tool when the data is an unsupervised one.

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