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  • Vol. 34, Iss. 17 — Jun. 10, 1995
  • pp: 3097–3102

Visual-area coding technique (VACT): optical parallel implementation of fuzzy logic and its visualization with the digital-halftoning process

Tsuyoshi Konishi, Jun Tanida, and Yoshiki Ichioka  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 34, Issue 17, pp. 3097-3102 (1995)

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A novel technique, the visual-area coding technique (VACT), for the optical implementation of fuzzy logic with the capability of visualization of the results is presented. This technique is based on the microfont method and is considered to be an instance of digitized analog optical computing. Huge amounts of data can be processed in fuzzy logic with the VACT. In addition, real-time visualization of the processed result can be accomplished.

© 1995 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 25, 1994
Revised Manuscript: November 22, 1994
Published: June 10, 1995

Tsuyoshi Konishi, Jun Tanida, and Yoshiki Ichioka, "Visual-area coding technique (VACT): optical parallel implementation of fuzzy logic and its visualization with the digital-halftoning process," Appl. Opt. 34, 3097-3102 (1995)

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