Cardiff University | Prifysgol Caerdydd ORCA
Online Research @ Cardiff 
WelshClear Cookie - decide language by browser settings

Modelling nearness and cardinal directions between fuzzy regions

Schockaert, Steven, De Cock, Martine and Kerre, E. E. 2008. Modelling nearness and cardinal directions between fuzzy regions. Presented at: IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Hong Kong, China, 1-6 June 2008. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems : Hong Kong, China, 1-6 June 2008. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, pp. 1548-1555. 10.1109/FUZZY.2008.4630578

Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

A significant part of real-world spatial information is affected by vagueness. For example, boundaries of non-administrative geographical regions tend to be ill-defined, while information about the nearness and relative orientation of two places is typically expressed through vague linguistic descriptions. In this paper, we propose a general framework to represent such information, using the concept of relatedness measures for fuzzy sets. Regions are represented as fuzzy sets in a two-dimensional Euclidean space, and nearness and relative orientation are expressed as fuzzy relations. To support fuzzy spatial reasoning, we derive transitivity rules and provide efficient techniques to deal with the complex interactions between nearness and cardinal directions.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Computer Science & Informatics
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Publisher: IEEE
ISBN: 9781424418183
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:03
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/31826

Citation Data

Cited 6 times in Scopus. View in Scopus. Powered By Scopus® Data

Actions (repository staff only)

Edit Item Edit Item