FCL Construction A segment is the basic module in the GAF system. A typical FCL file conta

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FCL Construction A segment is the basic module in the GAF system. A typical FCL file contains a segment and optional configuration like this. configuration_declaration segment_declaration cycle_declaration variable_declaration(s) symbol_declaration(s) preset_declaration(s) init_run_declaration rule_declaration(s) end_declaration Configuration: configuration_declaration FCL allows configuration information been declared for specific module(s). The configuration declaration must be enclosed inside following key words. Please refer GAF.DOC for more detail about configurable attributes and values. CONFIGURATION attribute = value; . . . END_CONFIGURATION; Declare Segment: segment_declaration, end_declaration There are three types of segments: normal control segment, feedback segment, and evaluation segment. Format for segment_declaration: FORMAT SEGMENT seg_name FEEDBACK seg_name Format for end_declaration: FORMAT END seg_name ; Where seg_name : the name of the segment Example SEGMENT main_control CYCLE_TIME 0.1 . . . END main_control; The key SEGMENT declares a normal control segment or an evaluation segment. Use the key FEEDBACK to declare a feedback segment. In simulation and adapt modes the feedback segment's output value will be feed back to the control segment(s) based on variable name(s). Define Cycle Time: cycle_declaration FORMAT CYCLE_TIME value Where value : the cycle time in seconds Example SEGMENT main_control CYCLE_TIME 0.1 . . . END main_control; Cycle_time defines how frequently the segment runs. For example a value of 0.1 defines the segment runs every 100 milliseconds. Note that actual delay time between two consecutive runs may be longer than 100 milliseconds if GAF is heavily loaded with segments. Declare Variable: variable_declaration There are four different kinds of variables: IN, OUT, INOUT, and LOCAL. The segment will only read (reference) from those IN variables, and write (generate new value) to the OUT variables. The segment can read and write to both INOUT and LOCAL variables, however, local variables are not visible from outside the segment. FORMAT var_type seg_name (min_value, max_value) Where var_type : one of the 4 types IN OUT INOUT LOCAL var_name : the variable name min_value : the minimum value of the variable max_value : the maximum value of the variable Example SEGMENT main_control CYCLE_TIME 0.1 IN Reference (0, 100) OUT Result (0, 10) LOCAL Temp (-1, 1) . . . END main_control; Variable name must be unique in the same segment. A variable should not be declared as an output variable (OUT or INOUT) in more than one segments. Declare Fuzzy Symbol: symbol_declaration The basic fuzzy membership set definition is a trapezoid with 4 points below, low, high, above, and a max_truth value. _____ <----- max_truth: maximum truth value / \ / \ / \ -------+--+-----+--+------- <----- 0: minimum truth value | | | | | | | above: false above | | high: high truth | low: low truth below: false below As depicted in above diagram, the truth for different values are: if value <= below truth = 0 if value >= above truth = 0 if low <= value <= high truth = max_truth for other values use interpolation to derive truth The range of truth value is 0.0 to 1.0. FORMAT SYMBOL sym_name [OF var_name] fuzzy_membership_set Format for fuzzy_membership_set ( below, low, high, above [, truth [, center ] ] ) Where sym_name : the name of the symbol var_name : the name of the variable for this symbol fuzzy_membership_set : defines the four points of a membership set and truth : the max truth value center : the center value Example SEGMENT main_control CYCLE_TIME 0.1 IN Reference (0, 100) OUT Result (0, 10) LOCAL Temp (-1, 1) SYMBOL small OF Reference (0, 0, 10, 20, 1.0) SYMBOL strong (8, 9, 10, 10, 1, 10) . . . END main_control; The fuzzy symbol declaration is used to declare a named fuzzy membership set. This named symbol can then be used in the fuzzy rules. The symbol defines the shape of a trapezoid fuzzy membership set, as described above, and the optional truth value and the center value. If the center value is specified, GAF uses this value, otherwise GAF calculates the center of gravity as the center value. A generic symbol can be defined for all variables or defined for a specific variable with "OF var_name" option. If a symbol is defined for a specific variable, it can only be used for that variable. Symbol names are not required to be unique in a segment. For example, two symbols "VERY_SMALL" can be defined for two different variables "SPEED" and "POPULATION" with two different shapes. Initialization and Run : init_run_declaration Initialization declaration is a sequence of assignments to initialize the segment. The run declaration is a sequence of assignments with conditional branch to be executed every cycle. FORMAT INITIALIZATION calc_statement(s) BEGIN calc_statement(s) END; Where calc_statement is a math calculation statement, in C++ C syntax with optional conditional IF THEN ELSE ENDIF constructions. The supported calc operators are: + - * / > < >= <= = and <>. For example: Example INITIALIZATION speed = 0; BEGIN IF position > 50 THEN speed = 3.5; ELSE speed = speed + 2; END IF; END; The statements between INITIALIZATION and BEGIN defines how to initialize the segment at startup or requested by user. The statements between BEGIN and END define the run calculation of this segment. Every time GAF runs this segment, it goes through all statements defined then evaluates all fuzzy rules. Declare Preset: preset_declaration Just like the initialization declaration, a preset declaration is a sequence of assignments to setup the segment to a known state. Normally this is done by assigning values (constants) to local and output variables. There is no limit of the number of presets in a segment. Presets are used for genetic adapt for testing new rules' result. They also can be requested by user during simulation and check modes. Please refer to INITIALIZATION for format. Example PRESET Reference = 100; Position = 0; END ; Define Rule: rule_declaration FCL uses IF THEN construct to define a fuzzy rule. The IF statement contains multiple fuzzy evaluations bound with AND or OR. The format of fuzzy evaluation is defined as: variable IS symbol which describes "What is the truth value of the current value of 'variable' in the fuzzy membership set 'symbol'?". The result of the evaluation will be the truth value between 0 and 1 as described in the symbol_declaration. The overall result of the IF statement will be the fuzzy AND/OR result (min/max of all truth values). The THEN statement contains only one fuzzy induction. The format of a fuzzy induction is one of these forms: variable IS symbol variable + symbol variable - symbol The variable must be an OUT, INOUT, or LOCAL variable. The first format simply defines the result of 'variable' is the 'symbol' fuzzy membership set with the max truth be the overall result from the IF statement. The second and third format is to increment/decrement the current 'variable' by the amount defined by 'symbol'. Example SEGMENT main_control CYCLE_TIME 0.1 IN Reference (0, 100) IN Speed (-1, 1) OUT Result (0, 10) LOCAL Temp (-1, 1) SYMBOL small OF Reference (0, 0, 10, 20, 1.0) SYMBOL slow OF Speed (0, 1, 2, 3, 1) SYMBOL strong (8, 9, 10, 10, 1, 10) IF Reference IS small AND Speed IS slow THEN Result IS strong . . . . END main_control; A rule can be repeated more than once in a segment to intensify the effect of the rule.

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