Decision making in medical investigations using new divergence measures for intuitionistic fuzzy sets


Department of Mathematics, Jaypee Institute of Information Tech- nology, Noida, Uttar Pradesh


In recent times, intuitionistic fuzzy sets introduced by Atanassov has been one of the most powerful and flexible approaches for dealing with complex and uncertain situations of real world. In particular, the concept of divergence between intuitionistic fuzzy sets is important since it has applications in various areas such as image segmentation, decision making, medical diagnosis, pattern recognition and many more. The aim of this paper is to introduce a new divergence measure for Atanassov's intuitionistic fuzzy sets (textit{AIFS)}. The properties of the proposed divergence measure have been studied and the findings are applied in medical diagnosis of some diseases with a common set of symptoms.


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