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Los Angeles, CA

March 31, 2009 to April 2, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-7695-3507-4

pp: 335-339

DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/CSIE.2009.292

ABSTRACT

The rough set theory proposed by Pawlak, is a generalization of the classical set theory. Many important algebraic structures are naturally endowed with two binary operations: addition and multiplication, for example, rings, groups and modules. A vector space is an algebraic structure with a binary operation and a multiplication by a scalar. This paper concerned a relationship between rough sets and vector spaces. We considered a vector space as an universal set, and assumed that the knowledge about objects should be restricted by a subspace. First, we discussed relationships between congruences and subspaces of a vector space. Then we defined a pair of rough approximation operators based on a subspace, and obtained some properties of lower (upper) approximation of non-empty subsets of the vector space. Some characterizations of the approximation operators are expressed, and some counter examples are given.

CITATION

Mingfen Wu,
Xiangyun Xie,
Cungen Cao,
"Rough Subset Based on Congruence in a Vector Space",

*CSIE*, 2009, 2009 WRI World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering, CSIE, 2009 WRI World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering, CSIE 2009, pp. 335-339, doi:10.1109/CSIE.2009.292