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Jerry M. Mendel

Jerry M. Mendel, Ph.D. - Professor
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We have developed an expanded and richer fuzzy logic---type-2 fuzzy logic---that lets a broad range of uncertainties be directly modeled within the framework of fuzzy logic, something that can not be done within the framework of traditional (type-1) fuzzy logic. We have focused on all sorts of interesting theoretical, design and application issues for type-2 fuzzy logic systems. For more details see: http://sipi.usc.edu/~mendel.

Biographical Information:
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, 1963, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, NY.
At USC
    • Fellow of the IEEE. Distinguished Member of the IEEE Control Systems Society.
    • Tau Beta Pi.
    • Pi Tau Sigma.
    • Sigma Xi.
    • SEG 1976 Outstanding Presentation Award for a paper on the application of Kalman Filtering to deconvolution, 1976.
    • Best Transactions Paper Award for a paper on maximum-likelihood deconvolution in the IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 1983.
    • Signal Processing Society Paper Award for a paper on identification of nonminimum phase systems using higher-order statistics in the IEEE Trans. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, 1992.
    • Neural Network Society Best Paper Award for a paper on type-2 fuzzy logic systems in the IEEE Trans. on Fuzzy Systems, 1999.
    • Phi Kappa Phi book award for 1983 research monograph on seismic deconvolution.
    • Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award, 1995.
    • IEEE Centenniel Medal, 1984.
    • President of the IEEE Control Systems Society in 1986.
    • Service Award from the School of Engineering at USC, 1993.
    • IEEE Third Millenium Medal, 2000.
    • Special Education Award from the School of Engineering at USC, 2002.
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