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Celebrating 92th birthday of Professor Lotfi A. Zadeh

Written on Feb. 3, 2013.

Celebrating 92th birthday of  Professor Lotfi A. Zadeh

Celebrating 92th birthday of  Professor Lotfi A. Zadeh

"The question really isn't whether I'm American, Russian, Iranian, Azerbaijani, or anything else. I've been shaped by all these people and cultures and I feel quite comfortable among all of them.” (Lotfi A. Zadeh, [6])

 Lotfi A. Zadeh, born on February 4, 1921, is a famous mathematician, electrical engineer, computer scientist, and a emeritus professor of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley, United State of America [7-10].

He is father of fuzzy sets, fuzzy logic and computing with words. His paper entitled “Fuzzy sets” (1965) is cited over 39,000 time in many prestigious journals. All papers published by Lotfi A. Zadeh is cited more than 105,000 time [8].

Prof. Zadeh  is Director of BISC since 1991 to present.

Recent papers authored by Lotfi a. Zadeh, indexed in ISI Web of Science, are:

  • A Note on Z-numbers, Information Sciences, 181(14): 2923-293, 2011.
  • Foreword of Special Issue on Fuzzy Sets and Systems Dedicated to the 90th Birthday of Prof. Lotfi A-Zadeh,  INT J COMPUT COMMUN, 6(3):385-386, 2011.
  • Outline of a Restriction-Centered Theory of Reasoning and Computation in an Environment of Uncertainty and Imprecision, 2012 IEEE 13TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION REUSE AND INTEGRATION (IRI),  Pages: XXI-XXII, 2012.

Agora University collaboration with professor Zadeh has been started in 2008, within occasion of Exploratory Workshop  From Natural Language to Soft Computing: New Paradigms in Artificial Intelligence, and will be extended in future also [1-5].

Dear Professor Zadeh,

Celebrating the 92th birthday, we wish you a good health, long life, and new interesting achievements!

A Happy Birthday!

Prof. Ioan Dzitac, Rector of Agora University of Oradea

References

[1] http://univagora.ro/ro/universitate/foto/album/3/

[2] http://univagora.ro/jour/index.php/ijccc/about/editorialTeam

[3] http://www.acad.ro/carti2008/carte08_06Zadeh.htm

[4]http://www.journal.univagora.ro/?page=article_list&volume=VI&nr=3

[5] http://univagora.ro/icccc2014/

[6] http://www.azer.com/aiweb/categories/magazine/24_folder/24_articles/24_zadeh.html

[7] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lotfi_A._Zadeh

[8] http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=S6H-0RAAAAAJ&hl=en

[9] http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~zadeh/

[10]  http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/

[11] http://www-bisc.cs.berkeley.edu/BISCProgram/


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