# A context-based approach to linguistic hedges

Martine De Cock; Etienne Kerre

International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (2002)

- Volume: 12, Issue: 3, page 371-382
- ISSN: 1641-876X

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abstract = {We present a framework of L-fuzzy modifiers for L being a complete lattice. They are used to model linguistic hedges that act on linguistic terms represented by L-fuzzy sets. In the modelling process the context is taken into account by means of L-fuzzy relations, endowing the L-fuzzy modifiers with a clear inherent semantics. To our knowledge, these L-fuzzy modifiers are the first ones proposed that are suitable to perform this representation task for a lattice L different from the unit interval. In the latter case they undoubtedly outperform the traditional representations, such as powering and shifting hedges, from the semantical point of view.},

author = {De Cock, Martine, Kerre, Etienne},

journal = {International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science},

keywords = {L-fuzzy relation; linguistic hedge; L-fuzzy modifier; linguistic variable; resemblance relation; -fuzzy modifiers},

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pages = {371-382},

title = {A context-based approach to linguistic hedges},

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