Course detail

Mathematical Foundations of Fuzzy Logic

FIT-IMFAcad. year: 2019/2020

At the beginning of the semester, students choose from the supplied topics. On the weekly seminars, they present the topics and discuss them. The final seminar is for assessment of students' performance.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Successful students will gain deep knowledge of the selected area of mathematics (depending on the seminar group), and the ability to present the studied area and solve problems within it.
The ability to understand advanced mathematical texts, the ability to design nontrivial mathematical proofs.


Knowledge of "IDA - Discrete Mathematics" and "IMA - Mathematical Analysis" courses.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Alsina, C., Frank, M.J., Schweizer, B., Assocative functions: Triangular Norms and Copulas, World Scientific Publishing Company, 2006.
Baczynski, M., Jayaram, B., Fuzzy implications, Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, Vol. 231, 2008.
Carlsson, Ch., Fullér, R., Fuzzy reasoning in decision making and optimization, Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, Vol. 82, 2002.
Kolesárová, A., Kováčová, M., Fuzzy množiny a ich aplikácie, STU v Bratislave, 2004.
Trillas, E., Eciolaza, L, Fuzzy logic-An introductory course for engineering students, Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, 2015.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Active participation in the exercises: 30 points.
Projects: 70 points.
Exam prerequisites:
Students have to get at least 50 points during the semester.

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Work placements

Not applicable.


To extend an area of mathematical knowledge with an emphasis on solution searchings and mathematical problems proofs.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Active participation in the exercises (group problem solving, evaluation of the ten exercises): 30 points.
Projects: group  presentation, 70 points.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BIT Bachelor's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

    branch BIT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

Type of course unit


seminars in computer labs

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


  1. From classical logic to fuzzy logic
  2. Modelling of vague concepts via fuzzy sets
  3. Basic operations on fuzzy sets
  4. Principle of extensionality
  5. Triangular norms, basic notions, algebraic properties
  6. Triangular norms, constructions, generators
  7. Triangular conorms, basic notions and properties
  8. Negation in fuzzy logic
  9. Implications in fuzzy logic
  10. Aggregation operators, basic properties
  11. Aggregation operators, applications
  12. Fuzzy relations
  13. Fuzzy preference structures


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


  1. Triangular norms, class of třída archimedean t-norms
  2. Triangular norms, construction of continuous t-norms
  3. Triangular norms, construction of non-continuous t-norms
  4. Triangular conorms
  5. Fuzzy negations and their properties
  6. Implications in fuzzy logic
  7. Aggregation operators, averaging operators
  8. Aggregation operators, applications
  9. Fuzzy relations, similarity, fuzzy equality
  10. Fuzzy preference structures


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