4. Fuzzy Samples

  1. Reinhard Viertl

Published Online: 5 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470974414.ch4

Statistical Methods for Fuzzy Data

Statistical Methods for Fuzzy Data

How to Cite

Viertl, R. (2011) Fuzzy Samples, in Statistical Methods for Fuzzy Data, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470974414.ch4

Author Information

  1. Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 11 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470699454

Online ISBN: 9780470974414



  • descriptive statistics for fuzzy data - fuzzy samples;
  • minimum of fuzzy data;
  • fuzzy intervals;
  • maximum of fuzzy data;
  • cumulative sum for fuzzy data;
  • fuzzy observations, as fuzzy numbers - cumulative sums adapted;
  • fuzzy minimum and fuzzy maximum - of fuzzy sample;
  • minimum and maximum of fuzzy intervals - reducing to classical minimum and maximum for classical samples;
  • fuzzy sample, given by its characterizing functions;
  • adapted cumulative sum function


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Minimum of fuzzy data

  • Maximum of fuzzy data

  • Cumulative sum for fuzzy data

  • Problems