"You have to budget the number of fuzzy rules you use to control a system. It turns out, you can state the optimality principle in three words: 'patch the bumps.'"
And, with a hat-tip to the deities of fair use, you can take a look at the relevant material from the excellent movie version of 2010, directed by Peter Hyams and released in 1984.
(Dr. Chandra talks with the SAL 9000 in 2010 the movie)
When Dr. Chandra is about to disconnect parts of SAL's "brain" to see what will happen, and thereby be in a better position to reactivate the HAL 9000 computer, SAL has a question:
"Dr. Chandra, will I dream?"
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