This is an interdisciplinary book for knowledge workers in business, finance, management, and socio-economic sciences. It provides a guide to and techniques for forecasting, decision making, conclusions, and evaluations in an environment involving uncertainty, vagueness, and impression. Traditional modeling techniques do not capture the nature of complex systems especially when humans are involved. Fuzzy logic provides effective tools for dealing with such systems. Emphasis is on applications presented in case studies including Time Forecasting for Project Management, New Product Pricing, Client Financial Risk Tolerance Policy, Deviation and Potential Problem Analysis, Inventory Control Model, Stock Market Strategy.
Fuzzy sets; fuzzy logic; fuzzy averaging for forecasting; decision making in a fuzzy environment; fuzzy logic control for business, finance and management; fuzzy logic control applications; fuzzy databases.