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# Suppression Effect of α-Cut Based Inference on Consequence Deviations

## Kiyohiko Uehara^{*}, Takumi Koyama^{*}, and Kaoru Hirota^{**}

^{*}Ibaraki University, 4-12-1 Nakanarusawa-cho, Hitachi 316-8511, Japan

^{**}Tokyo Institute of Technology, G3-49 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-8502, Japan

*J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform.*, Vol.14 No.3, pp. 256-271, 2010.

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