Fuzzy logic programming and adaptable design of medical products for the COVID-19 anti-epidemic normalization

You Lei Fu, Kuei Chia Liang*

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Background: The COVID-19 prevention and control constantly affects lives worldwide. In this paper, household medical products were analyzed using fuzzy logic. Considering the household anti-epidemic status, economic and environmental benefits, the adaptable design method of anti-epidemic products in the vestibule was proposed. The measure of adaptable design method still have shortcomings. Therefore, an improved method that is based on fuzzy logic programming is required. Method: Firstly, common medical product types used in vestibules and household anti-epidemic products were identified and summarized into product sets. Then matching degree matrix was obtained by functional configuration decomposition and matching calculations. Secondly, experts were invited to evaluate the paired comparative probability matrices and linguistic variables, and the evaluation data were converted by trapezoidal membership functions, fuzzy numbers and the defuzzification method to obtain the usage probability values (PR) for product functions. Finally, the matching degree value (P) and the product function (PF) were calculated by adaptability measure formula, and product function, the adaptability factor and the adaptability (A) were obtained. Results and Discussion: Our results show that the degree of adaptability of each product function in the product set from PF1 to PF10can be evaluated. Based on the principles of sorting of values from high to low, the top five PF (n = 10) for P value is PF10, PF5, PF6, PF8 and PF1; The top five PF for P value is PF2, PF1, PF3, PF7 and PF8; The top five PF for A value is PF2(0.242), PF1(0.232), PF5(0.225), PF8(0.222) and PF3(0.221). These values allow us to summarize and draw visual charts according to the above data sorting mode. The higher the value of the product function, the more it can be prioritized for design development with functional cost savings, simplification or clustering. Conclusion: This study proposes an adaptable design method based on fuzzy logic programming. The data results in this study can guide the development and programming of the vestibule anti-epidemic products. The higher adaptability value of a product function indicates that it is more capable of being simplified, clustered, and adapting to changes in the product set.

Original languageEnglish
Article number105762
JournalComputer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Dec


  • Adaptable design
  • Anti-epidemic normalization
  • Computational design analysis
  • Fuzzy theory
  • Vestibule products

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Health Informatics
  • Computer Science Applications


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