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Author Cornelissen, A.M.G. ♦ Kaymak, U. ♦ van den Berg, J. ♦ Koops, W.J.
Sponsorship IEEE ♦ IEEE Neurla Networks Soc
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2003
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Special computer methods
Subject Keyword Fuzzy systems ♦ Animals ♦ Production systems ♦ Guidelines ♦ Humans ♦ Computer science ♦ Fuzzy sets ♦ Security ♦ Product safety ♦ Degradation
Abstract The problem of eliciting membership functions for developing expert-knowledge based fuzzy models to evaluate animal production systems is studied. Three existing elicitation methods are considered and a classification of these elicitation methods is given based on the experts' assessment and the response type during the elicitation process. Transition interval estimation is proposed as a new elicitation method that completes our classification. Properties of the proposed method are discussed and are compared to three other elicitation methods from the literature. Guidelines are given on how to select an elicitation method suitable for a given purpose. An illustrative example is given regarding the welfare of laying hens in an egg production system.
Description Author affiliation: Wageningen Inst. of Animal Sci., Wageningen Univ. & Res. Center, Netherlands (Cornelissen, A.M.G.)
ISBN 0780378105
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2003-05-25
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 469.34 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 1200
Ending Page 1205


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library