Lotfi A. Zadeh

Lotfi Aliasker Zadeh was a mathematician, computer scientist, electrical engineer, artificial intelligence researcher, and professor of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. Zadeh is best known for... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Lotfi Aliasker Zadeh, February 4, 1921, Baku, Azerbaijan SSR
  • Died:  September 6, 2017, Berkeley, California, US
  • Fields:  AI, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Math
  • Institutions:  UC Berkeley
  • Alma mater:  University of Tehran, MIT, Columbia University
  • Thesis:  Frequency analysis of variable networks (1949)
  • Doctoral students:  Joseph Goguen, Piero Bonissone, John Yen, Jyh-Shing Roger Jang
  • Known for:  Founder of fuzzy mathematics, fuzzy set theory, and fuzzy logic, Z numbers, Z-transform
  • Notable awards:  Eringen Medal (1976), IEEE Hamming Medal (1992), Rufus Oldenburger Medal (1993), IEEE Medal of Honor (1995), 2012 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award, Honorary Doctorate of Tehran University (2016), ACM Fellow, IEEE Fellow, AAAS Fellow, AAAI Fellow, Member of the National Academy of Engineering, Founding Member of Eurasian Academy
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