### Reliability of fuzzy systems evaluation methodology using different types of vague sets

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**Purpose.** Development of the reliability calculating methodology of fuzzy systems with components, reliability parameters of which are described by the membership functions of various kinds. **Methodology.** Systematic analysis of the known approaches to the assessment of the reliability of fuzzy systems with vague boundaries and different kinds of membership functions. **Findings.** A unified description and the new tabular algorithm of various arithmetic operations run between the various types of fuzzy sets are proposed and tabular methods of reliability analysis of the basic structures of fuzzy systems are developed. **Originality.** A generalized description of triangular and trapezoid-shaped accessory functions of fuzzy boundaries in a special tuples is introduced, analytical expressions for the formation of tabular schedules of their functions and the calculation of the reliability of fuzzy systems with complex structures are obtained: sequential, redundant - parallel, serial-parallel, parallel-serial. **The practical value.**The obtained models and tabular algorithms simplify the calculations of the reliability of complex electro-mechanical human-machine automation systems with fuzzy parameters and vague boundaries.

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