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Synthetic lifestyles is the research of artificial structures that show behaviors attribute of common residing platforms, equivalent to self-organization, replica, improvement, or even evolution. It enhances the normal organic sciences focused on the research of residing organisms through trying to synthesize and learn life-like behaviors inside desktops or different ”alternative” media. via extending the empirical origin upon which biology rests past the carbon-chain established lifestyles that has advanced in the world, man made lifestyles can give a contribution to the theoretical biology by way of finding ”life-as-we-know-it” in the better context of ”life-as-it-could-be,” in any of its attainable actual incarnations.

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4. Fuzzy sets can also be viewed as a set of ordered pairs of the form fx; AðxÞg, where x is an element of X and AðxÞ denotes its corresponding degree of membership. For a finite universe of discourse X ¼ fx1 ; x2 ; . . ; xn g, A can be represented by an ndimensional vector A ¼ ½a1 ; a2 ; . . ; an Š with ai ¼ Aðxi Þ. 5 illustrates a fuzzy set whose membership function captures the concept of integer around 5. Here n ¼ 10 and expressing the integer quantity around 5 in the finite universe x ¼ f0; 1; 2; .

Intuitively, such description may lead to some approximations called lower and upper bounds. This is the essence of rough sets introduced by Pawlak (1982; 1991); refer also to Skowron (1989) and Polkowski and Skowron (1998). Interesting generalizations, conceptual insights, and algorithmic investigations are offered in a series of fundamental papers by Pawlak and Skowron (2007a,b,c). 14 Chapter 1 Introduction To explain the concept of rough sets and show what they are to offer in terms of representing information granules, we use an illustrative example.

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