Open Surface Viewer
The Surface Viewer is a graphical interface that lets you examine the output surface of an FIS for any one or two inputs. You can examine an FIS that is:
Stored in a file using
fileName is a character vector or string
with or without the
In the MATLAB® workspace using
fis is an FIS structure.
Because it does not alter the fuzzy system or its associated FIS structure in any way, Surface Viewer is a read-only editor. Using the drop-down menus, you select the two input variables you want assigned to the two input axes (X and Y), as well the output variable you want assigned to the output (or Z) axis.
If you want to create a smoother plot, use the Plot
points field to specify the number of points on which the
membership functions are evaluated in the input or output range. This
field defaults to the minimum number of plot plots,
If you specify fewer plot points, the field value automatically resets
Click Evaluate to perform the calculation and plot the output surface.
By clicking on the plot axes and dragging the mouse, you can manipulate the surface so that you can view it from different angles.
If there are more than two inputs to your system, you must supply the constant values associated with any unspecified inputs in the reference input section.
Refer to The Surface Viewer for
more information about how to use
In the Surface Viewer, there is a menu bar that allows you to open related UI tools, open and save systems, and so on. The Surface Viewer uses the same File menu as the one on the Fuzzy Logic Designer:
Use the Edit menu items:
Undo to undo the most recent action
FIS properties to open the Fuzzy Logic Designer
Membership functions to invoke the Membership Function Editor
Rules... to invoke the Rule Editor
Use the View menu item:
Rules to invoke the Rule Viewer
Use the Options menu items:
Plot to choose among eight different kinds of plot styles.
Color Map to choose among several different color schemes.
Always evaluate to automatically evaluate and plot a new surface every time you make a change that affects the plot, such as changing the number of grid points. This option is selected by default. To clear this option, select it once more.