Modal Interval Analysis: New Tools for Numerical Information by Miguel A. SainzModal Interval Analysis: New Tools for Numerical Information by Miguel A. Sainz

Modal Interval Analysis: New Tools for Numerical Information

byMiguel A. Sainz, Joaquim Armengol, Remei Calm

Paperback | December 2, 2013

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This book presents an innovative new approach to interval analysis. Modal Interval Analysis (MIA) is an attempt to go beyond the limitations of classic intervals in terms of their structural, algebraic and logical features. The starting point of MIA is quite simple: It consists in defining a modal interval that attaches a quantifier to a classical interval and in introducing the basic relation of inclusion between modal intervals through the inclusion of the sets of predicates they accept. This modal approach introduces interval extensions of the real continuous functions, identifies equivalences between logical formulas and interval inclusions, and provides the semantic theorems that justify these equivalences, along with guidelines for arriving at these inclusions. Applications of these equivalences in different areas illustrate the obtained results. The book also presents a new interval object: marks, which aspire to be a new form of numerical treatment of errors in measurements and computations.

Title:Modal Interval Analysis: New Tools for Numerical InformationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:316 pagesPublished:December 2, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319017209

ISBN - 13:9783319017204


Table of Contents

Intervals.- Modal Intervals.- Modal interval extensions.- Interpretability and optimality.- Interval arithmetic.- Equations and systems.- Twins and f -star algorithm.- Marks.- Intervals of marks.- Some related problems.