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Baku to host farewell ceremony for Lotfi Zadeh

27 September 2017 [15:22] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

A farewell ceremony for Azerbaijan’s prominent scientist Lotfi Zadeh will be held at the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS).

The ceremony is scheduled for September 29, ANAS Vice-President Isa Habibbayli told Trend on September 27.

The ceremony will be attended by political and public figures, scientists.

Lotfi Zadeh, the creator of “fuzzy logic”, passed away on September 6, at the age of 96.

Profesor’s son Norman Zadeh earlier stressed that Lotfi Zadeh's last will was to be buried in Azerbaijan.

The world-renowned scientist was a professor emeritus of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley, and the director of the Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing.

Lotfi Zadeh is best known for proposing the fuzzy mathematics in the 1960s.The theory of fuzzy logic caused a revolution worldwide and entirely changed the concept of cybernetics and played an important role in space satellites, cognition and the study of images, the Earth and the Universe, and in research into UFOs.

He also developed the theories of system and optimal filters. The theory of optimal filtration is a new step in modern mathematics, cybernetics and computerization, and is valued not only for its scientific originality, but also its practical results.

The theories of multiple valued optimization and impressions in dynamic systems were also developed by Zadeh. 


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