This book builds on two recently published books by the same authors on fuzzy graph theory. Continuing in their tradition, it provides readers with an extensive set of tools for applying fuzzy mathematics and graph theory to social problems such as human trafficking and illegal immigration. Further, it especially focuses on advanced concepts such as connectivity and Wiener indices in fuzzy graphs, distance, operations on fuzzy graphs involving t-norms, and the application of dialectic synthesis in fuzzy graph theory. Each chapter also discusses a number of key, representative applications. Given its approach, the book provides readers with an authoritative, self-contained guide to - and at the same time an inspiring read on - the theory and modern applications of fuzzy graphs. For newcomers, the book also includes a brief introduction to fuzzy sets, fuzzy relations and fuzzy graphs.
Dr. John N. Mordeson is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Creighton University. He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. from Iowa State University. He is a Member of Phi Kappa Phi. He is the President of the Society for Mathematics of Uncertainty. He has published 15 books and 200 journal articles. He is on the editorial board of numerous journals. He has served as an external examiner of Ph.D. candidates from India, South Africa, Bulgaria, and Pakistan. He has refereed for numerous journals and granting agencies. He is particularly interested in applying mathematics of uncertainty to combat the problem of human trafficking.
Dr. Sunil Mathew is currently a Faculty Member in the Department of Mathematics, NIT Calicut, India. He has acquired his masters from St. Joseph's College Devagiri, Calicut, and Ph.D. from National Institute of Technology Calicut in the area of Fuzzy Graph Theory. He has published more than 75 research papers and written two books. He is a member of several academic bodies and associations. He is editor and reviewer of several international journals. He has an experience of 20 years in teaching and research. His current research topics include fuzzy graph theory, bio-computational modeling, graph theory, fractal geometry, and chaos.
Preliminaries.- Connectivity in Fuzzy Graphs.- Connectivity and Wiener Indices of Fuzzy Graphs.- Distances and Convexity in Fuzzy Graphs.- Aggregation Operators and t-Norm Fuzzy Graphs.- Dialectic Synthesis.