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By J. Mira, A. E. Delgado (auth.), Prof. Dr. Changjiu Zhou, Prof. Dr. Darío Maravall, Dr. Dr. h.c. Da Ruan (eds.)

This publication includes an edited number of eighteen contributions on gentle and difficult computing concepts and their functions to self sufficient robot platforms. each one contribution has been solely written for this quantity through a number one researcher. the amount demonstrates a few of the ways in which the smooth computing and tough computing concepts can be utilized in numerous built-in manners to raised improve self sustaining robot structures which could practice a number of projects of imaginative and prescient, belief, cognition, pondering, development popularity, decision-making, and reasoning and keep an eye on, among others. each one bankruptcy of the e-book is self-contained and issues out the long run path of analysis.

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We shall advocate here that integration is only a part of the whole fusion process and is more related to the architecture of the fusion process. 38 information and dealing with complementary information. We then survey how the different soft computing techniques may contribute to the fusion process at various stages. Section 3 presents an example of treatment of serial and parallel systems based on both probability and possibility theories and shows the feasibility and advantages of one of the soft based approach.

M-out of V, in which the total votes attached to the output must be greater than M, where V is the total number of votes. If M is less than the majority (V/2) then the result at the output may not be unique. Central in the voting algorithm is the weight assignment procedure where each source is attached a finite number of votes. Several algorithms have been developed for such purpose. These algorithms differ in the criteria that constraint the goodness of the assignment. For instance, maximization of the overall system reliability is one of the rational criteria for this purpose.

5 Homogenization of the Data When dealing with redundant sources of information, which ensure uncertainty reduction and increase the overall reliability, it is required that the information stemming from the initial sources are homogeneous, or, at least, can be transformed through some deterministic relations into homogenous information. Roughly speaking, if the fusion process involves redundant information, then the fusion operation can be accomplished in three main steps.

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