A View on Fuzzy Systems for Big Data: Progress and Opportunities
- Alberto Fernández1, email@example.com, Cristobal José Carmona2, firstname.lastname@example.org, María José del Jesus1, email@example.com, Francisco Herrera3, 4, firstname.lastname@example.orgDepartment of Computer Science, University of Jaén, Jaén, 23071, Spain.2Department of Civil Engineering, University of Burgos, Burgos, 09006, Spain3Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, CITIC-UGR (Research Center on Information and Communications Technology), University of Granada, Granada, 18071, Spain4Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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- Alberto Fernándezalberto.email@example.com
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- Big Data, Fuzzy Rule Based Classification Systems, Clustering, MapReduce, Hadoop, Spark, Flink
Currently, we are witnessing a growing trend in the study and application of problems in the framework of Big Data. This is mainly due to the great advantages which come from the knowledge extraction from a high volume of information. For this reason, we observe a migration of the standard Data Mining systems towards a new functional paradigm that allows at working with Big Data. By means of the MapReduce model and its different extensions, scalability can be successfully addressed, while maintaining a good fault tolerance during the execution of the algorithms. Among the different approaches used in Data Mining, those models based on fuzzy systems stand out for many applications. Among their advantages, we must stress the use of a representation close to the natural language. Additionally, they use an inference model that allows a good adaptation to different scenarios, especially those with a given degree of uncertainty. Despite the success of this type of systems, their migration to the Big Data environment in the different learning areas is at a preliminary stage yet. In this paper, we will carry out an overview of the main existing proposals on the topic, analyzing the design of these models. Additionally, we will discuss those problems related to the data distribution and parallelization of the current algorithms, and also its relationship with the fuzzy representation of the information. Finally, we will provide our view on the expectations for the future in this framework according to the design of those methods based on fuzzy sets, as well as the open challenges on the topic.
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TY - JOUR AU - Alberto Fernández AU - Cristobal José Carmona AU - María José del Jesus AU - Francisco Herrera PY - 2017 DA - 2017/01 TI - A View on Fuzzy Systems for Big Data: Progress and Opportunities JO - International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems SP - 69 EP - 80 VL - 9 IS - sup1 SN - 1875-6883 UR - https://doi.org/10.1080/18756891.2016.1180820 DO - https://doi.org/10.1080/18756891.2016.1180820 ID - Fernández2017 ER -