Lotfi A. Zadeh

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Zadeh in 1997

Lotfi Aliasker Zadeh (/ˈzɑːd/; Azerbaijani: Lütfəli Rəhim oğlu Əsgərzadə;[1] Persian: لطفی علی‌عسگرزاده;[2] born February 4, 1921) is an Azerbaijani-born American mathematician, computer scientist, electrical engineer, artificial intelligence researcher and professor emeritus of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley.[3][4]

Zadeh was born in Baku, Azerbaijan. He studied at the University of Tehran and Columbia University. He is married to Fay Zadeh and they had two children.

He is best known for proposing the fuzzy mathematics relating of those fuzzy related concepts such as fuzzy logic.[5] He was a founding member of Eurasian Academy.[6]

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