World-renowned Lotfi Zadeh attends a seminar in Azerbaijan

World-renowned Lotfi Zadeh attends a seminar in Azerbaijan
# 10 November 2008 10:20 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Nijat Mustafayev - APA-Economics. Azerbaijan’s National Academy of Sciences has today hosted a seminar as part of world-renowned Azerbaijan-origin mathematician and computer scientist Lotfi Zadeh’s visit to Baku.
Ali Abbasov, Azerbaijan’s Minister for Communications and Information Technology, spoke about the academician’s life, saying he was born in Baku in 1921, studied in Tehran and moved to the United States in 1944.
According to him, Lotfi Zadeh has taught at the University of California, Berkeley since 1959.
Lotfi Zadeh said he last visited Baku in 1965 and was impressed by the development of Azerbaijan since then.
He added that Azerbaijan is well known around the world for its remarkable achievements.
Lotfi Zadeh was awarded a diploma of a foreign member of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.
Lotfi Zadeh will join an international telecommunications exhibition-conference (Bakutel-2008) in Baku on November 11.
Lotfi Zadeh is famous for the theory of fuzzy logic he proposed in 1973.