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Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 2013, Article ID 178209, 7 pages
Research Article

Fuzzy Approximate Solution of Positive Fully Fuzzy Linear Matrix Equations

1College of Mathematics and Statistics, Northwest Normal University, Lanzhou 730070, China
2Department of Public Courses, Gansu College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Lanzhou 730000, China

Received 22 November 2012; Accepted 19 January 2013

Academic Editor: Panayiotis J. Psarrakos

Copyright © 2013 Xiaobin Guo and Dequan Shang. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The fuzzy matrix equations in which , , and are , , and nonnegative LR fuzzy numbers matrices, respectively, are investigated. The fuzzy matrix systems is extended into three crisp systems of linear matrix equations according to arithmetic operations of LR fuzzy numbers. Based on pseudoinverse of matrix, the fuzzy approximate solution of original fuzzy systems is obtained by solving the crisp linear matrix systems. In addition, the existence condition of nonnegative fuzzy solution is discussed. Two examples are calculated to illustrate the proposed method.