Java Fuzzy Cognitive Maps

New version 1.1.0 is out with lots of bugfixes and improvements

This release ha both improvements and bugfixes: moved threshold to BaseConceptActivator; bugfix: threshold was not used in transfer functions! added LinearConceptActivator; modification in XML format: elements now enclosed in element; XSD namespace fix version 1.0 became http://www.megadix.org/standards/JFCM-map-v-1.0.xsd (added .xsd suffix) version 1.1 (current): http://www.megadix.org/standards/JFCM-map-v-1.1.xsd modification of FcmIO; many new JUnit tests, both for modifications and bugfixes Read more →

Cogtrust Interview English

CogTrust is a research project that uses JFCM for the “intelligent” part of its model. It is an example of how multi-disciplinarity and the use of available open source technologies can bring great results and enhancements to the tools themselves. Reading their answers, as developer and “dad” of JFCM I felt really proud, but the most important thing is that I cannot wait to get my hands on JFCM code again because I’m full of new ideas! Read more →

About 1.0-SNAPSHOT, 2.0-SNAPSHOT, and branching

Dear users, I want to share with you some thought about the latest developments in JFCM library. Recently i started a huge refactoring to the core library, refactoring that will (hopefully) make JFCM more generic and transform it to something like a “standard API” for fuzzy cognitive maps. I know this sounds a bit optimistic, but I think we’re not so far from this; JFCM was designed from the beginning to be as general, extensible, and flexible as possible, this re-design is just going further in that direction. Read more →

Intervista CogTrust (Italiano)

CogTrust è un progetto di ricerca che utilizza JFCM per la parte “intelligente” del loro modello, e rappresenta uno degli esempi di come, con la multi-disciplinarietà e l’utilizzo di strumenti e tecnologie esistenti open source, si possano ottenere grandi risultati, contribuendo al miglioramento degli strumenti stessi. Leggendo le loro risposte da sviluppatore e “papà” di JFCM mi sono sentito molto orgoglioso, ma soprattutto mi prudono le mani perché mi hanno fatto venire in mente un sacco di idee nuove! Read more →

Cogtrust Project Uses Jfcm

Cog-Trust is an interesting project that mixes sociology, artificial intelligence and information technology to provide an environment where different delegation strategies can be tested and analyzed using software agents. We have planned an interview with the authors, in the mean time don’t miss the project’s website: Cog-Trust Sourceforge Page Read more →