# Outline of a New Approach to the Analysis of Complex Systems and Decision Processes

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...where pressure and volume are linguistic variables [67], high and small are linguistic values or labels that are characterized by membership functions....

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...It may be argued, as we have done in [6] and [7] , that the ineffectiveness of computers in dealing with humanistic systems is a manifestation of what might be called the principle of incompatibility-a principle which asserts that high precision is incompatible with high complexity....

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...A formal characterization of the concept of a fuzzy algorithm can be given in terms of the notion of a fuzzy Turing machine or a fuzzy Markoff algorithm [6], [7], [8]....

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...Essentially, a fuzzy algorithm [6] is an ordered sequence of instructions ( Jike a computer program) in which some of the instructions may contain labels of fuzzy sets....

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...what basis will such a number be chosen? As pointed out in [6], it is reasonable to assume that the result of execution will be that element of the fuzzy set which has the highest grade of membership in it....

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