Estimation and Approximation Using Neuro-Fuzzy Systems

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Nidhi Arora 1,* Jatinderkumar R. Saini 2

1. ITM Universe, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

2. Narmada College of Computer Application, Bharuch, Gujarat, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 26 Jul. 2015 / Revised: 28 Nov. 2015 / Accepted: 22 Jan. 2016 / Published: 8 Jun. 2016

Index Terms

Soft Computing, Neuro-Fuzzy System, Estimation and Approximation, Decision-making, Uncertainty, Non-linearity


Estimation and Approximation plays an important role in planning for future. People especially the business leaders, who understand the significance of estimation, practice it very often. The act of estimation or approximation involves analyzing historical data pertaining to domain, current trends and expectations of people connected to it. Exercising estimation is not only complicated due to technological change in the world around, but also due to complexity of the problems. Traditional numerical based techniques for solution of ill-defined non-linear real world problems are not sufficient. Hence, there is a need of some robust methodologies which can deal with dynamic environment, imprecise facts and uncertainty in the available data to achieve practical applicability at low cost. Soft computing seeks to solve class of problems not suited for traditional algorithmic approaches.
To address the common problems in business of inexactness, some models are put forward for servicing, support and monitoring by approximating and estimating important outcomes. This work illustrates some very general yet widespread problems which are of interest to common people. The suggested approaches can overcome the fuzziness in traditional methods by predicting some future events and getting better control on business. This includes study of various neuro-fuzzy architectures and their possible applications in various areas, where decision-making using classical methods fail.

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Nidhi Arora, Jatinderkumar R. Saini, "Estimation and Approximation Using Neuro-Fuzzy Systems", International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications (IJISA), Vol.8, No.6, pp.9-18, 2016. DOI:10.5815/ijisa.2016.06.02


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