Modeling for Evaluating the Comfort Sensibility using Fuzzy-Weighted Score

Fuzzy-Weighted Score를 이용한 쾌적감성 평가모형

  • Jeon, Yong-Woong (Department of Industrial System Engineering, Dongguk University) ;
  • Cho, Am (Department of Industrial System Engineering, Dongguk University)
  • 전용웅 (동국대학교 산업시스템공학과) ;
  • 조암 (동국대학교 산업시스템공학과)
  • Received : 2005.01.11
  • Accepted : 2005.05.13
  • Published : 2005.06.30


Human-error and mental stress caused by psychophysiological dissonance between people and artificial environments have become a social problem. And it is a common knowledge that comfort environment reduces human-error and mental stress. Comfort sensibility is related to complex interactions between fabric, climatic, physiological and psychological variables. Currently, comfort sensibility has been evaluated by many sensory tests. However, it is difficult to evaluate comfort sensibility because a concrete concept of comfort sensibility is hard to define. In this paper, we propose a model to evaluate the comfort sensibility using Fuzzy-weighted score on an individual's subjective state for the stimulus. To represent the degree of comfort sensibility level for the stimulus, we represent comfort sensibility using 2 dimensional sensibility vector model. And we use the fuzzy-weighted score that is a fuzzy version of the weighted checklist technique computerized for evaluating the subjects. As an example, this model is applied to 1/f fluctuation sound evaluation. The results show that this model can be effectively used to the quantitative evaluation of comfort sensibility for the stimulus.


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