final program

( pdf version)
the list of papers below


monday, may 23rd 2011

time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Welcome Reception
location: Sir Francis Drake Hotel Union Square
              450 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102



tuesday, may 24th 2011
location: San Francisco State University

9:00am-10:00am
Opening Session
10:00am-11:00am
The Concept of a Z-number - Toward a Higher Level of
Generality in Uncertain Computation

Lotfi A. Zadeh
11:00am-11:30am
break
11:30am-12:30pm
SpS: Aggregation Operators and their Soft Computing Applications
SpS: Inter-Relation Between Interval and Fuzzy Techniques
History and Beyond
Evolutionary Computing
Education and Economics
12:30pm-1:45pm
lunch break
1:45pm-2:45pm
Information Boom: New TRENDS and Expectations
Ali M. Abbasov
3:00pm-4:00pm
SpS: Aggregation Operators and their Soft Computing Applications (cont.)
SpS: Inter-Relation Between Interval and Fuzzy Techniques (cont.)
History and Beyond (cont.)
Evolutionary Computing (cont.)
Education and Economics (cont.)
4:00pm-4:30pm
break
4:30pm-6:30pm
SpS: Aggregation Operators and their Soft Computing Applications (cont.)
SpS: Inter-Relation Between Interval and Fuzzy Techniques (cont.)
Image Processing and Camera Control
Modeling, Knowledge, Intelligence and Cognition
Databases, Concepts and Decision Making


wednesday, may 25th 2011
location: San Francisco State University

9:00am-11:00pm
SpS: Soft Computing in Soft Sciences
SpS: Computing with Words
Fuzzy Sets - I
Fuzzy and Neural/Neuronal Networks
Clustering and Classification
11:00am-11:30am break
11:30am-12:30pm Panel: Soft Computing Challenges and Future Directions in Society and Industry
12:30pm-1:45pm lunch break
1:45pm-3:45pm
Uncertainty and Probability
SpS: Industrial, Financial, and Commercial Applications
Fuzzy Sets - II
Rules and Rule-based Systems
SpS: Theory and Application of Fuzzy logic Based Methods
3:45pm-4:15pm break
4:15pm-6:15pm
Distributed Systems and Agents
SpS: Granular Computing
Higher Order Sets and Preferences
Aggregation
SpS: Theory and Application of Fuzzy logic Based Methods (cont.)

time: 8:00pm
banquet
location: Tommy Toy's Restaurant, 655 Montgomery Street


thursday, may 26th 2011
location: San Francisco State University

9:00am-11:00pm
Logic
SpS:Forecasting Models and Tools for Analyzing Operational Environment
Rough Sets
Data and Text Analysis
11:00am-11:30am break
11:30am-12:30pm Panel: Round Table on Uncertainty
12:30pm-1:45pm lunch break
1:45pm-3:45pm
Time Series
Applications - I
Fuzzy Concepts and Ontology
Decision Making
3:45pm-4:15pm break
4:15pm-6:15pm
Applications - II
SpS: Hybrid Intelligent Systems
Control
Computations and Implementations




list of papers

monday, may 23rd 2011

time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Welcome Reception
location: Sir Francis Drake Hotel Union Square
              450 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102



tuesday, may 24th 2011
location: San Francisco State University

time: 8:00am - 9:00am
room: entrance to Jack Adams Hall, C. Chavez Student Centre
Breakfast

time: 9:00am - 10:00am
chair: Ronald R. Yager      room: Jack Adams Hall, C. Chavez Student Centre
Welcome
Shankar Sastry, Dean of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
Biography and Scientific Activity of L.A Zadeh
Shahnaz N. Shahbazova
Presentation of Azerbaijan Presidential Friendship Award to L. A. Zadeh
Ali M. Abbasov, Minister of Communications and Information Technology
Special Video on L. A. Zadeh
Shahnaz N. Shahbazova
Medal of the Foundation for the Advancement of Soft Computing to L. A. Zadeh
Fuzzy Fellow Awards

time: 10:00am - 11:00am
chair: Shahnaz N. Shahbazova      room: Jack Adams Hall, C. Chavez Student Centre
The Concept of a Z-number - Toward a Higher Level of Generality in Uncertain Computation
Lotfi A. Zadeh


time: 11:00am - 11:30am
room: TH335, Thornton Hal
Coffee break

time: 11:30am - 12:30pm
SpS: Aggregation Operators and their Soft Computing Applications
chair: Jozo Dujmovic      room: TH327, Thornton Hall
Fuzzy weighted power means in evaluation decisions  
      Terry Rickard, Janet Aisbett, Ronald R. Yager, Greg Gibbon
A Family of Soft Computing Decision Models for Selecting Multi-Species Habitat Mitigation Projects
      Jozo Dujmovic, William Allen III

SpS: Inter-Relation Between Interval and Fuzzy Techniques
chair: Vladik Kreinovich      room: TH325, Thornton Hall
Measures of Deviation (and Dependence) for Heavy-Tailed Distributions and their Estimation under Interval and Fuzzy Uncertainty
      Nitaya Buntao, Vladik Kreinovich
Equational Bases For Type-2 Fuzzy Sets
      John Harding, Carol Walker, Elbert Walker

History and beyond
chair: I. Burhan Turksen      room: TH329, Thornton Hall
In the Beginning: A Short History of NAFIPS IFSA and FUZZ-IEEE
      James Bezdek
Fuzzy Logic: A Mathematical Formulation of Human Logic
      Madan M. Gupta

Evolutionary Computing
chair: Rudolf Kruse      room: TH326, Thornton Hall
Soft Computing in Multiscale Bioinspired Optimization of Physical and Biological Systems
      Waclaw Kus, Tadeusz Burczynski
On hybridizations in Soft Computing: Rough Sets and Metaheuristics
      Rafael Bello, Jose Luis Verdegay

Education and Economics
chair: Jie Lu      room: TH331, Thornton Hall
Features of development of the knowledge base learning system in environments of distance education
      Shahnaz N. Shahbazova
A Computer-based Advanced System for Teaching Algorithms
      Suchitra Abel, Shanyuan Fang
Definition of Knowledge in Conditions of Uncertainty in Decision Making for Applications in Educational Process
      H. A. Mammadov, Shahnaz N. Shahbazova

time: 12:30pm - 1:45pm
lunch

time: 1:45am - 2:45m
chair: Shahnaz N. Shahbazova      room: Jack Adams Hall, C. Chavez Student Centre
Information Boom: New TRENDS and Expectations
Ali M. Abbasov


time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
SpS: Aggregation Operators and their Soft Computing Applications (cont.)
chair: Jozo Dujmovic      room: TH327, Thornton Hall
Quantifier based aggregation in LSP suitability map construction
      Guy De Tre, Jozo J. Dujmovic, Antoon Bronselaer, Tom Matthe
Preference oriented aggregation of bipolar query conditions
      Janusz Kacprzyk, Slawomir Zadrozny

SpS: Inter-Relation Between Interval and Fuzzy Techniques (cont.)
chair: Vladik Kreinovich      room: TH325, Thornton Hall
Decision making in dynamic environment with an interval rule matrix model
      Chenyi Hu
Estimating Covariance for Privacy Case under Interval and Fuzzy Uncertainty
      Ali Jalal-Kamali, Vladik Kreinovich, Luc Longpre

History and beyond (cont.)
chair: Madan M. Gupta      room: TH329, Thornton Hall
Developments in Fuzzy System Models
      I. Burhan Turksen
Fuzziness: The emergence of a new scientific concept.
      Settimo Termini

Evolutionary Computing and Monitoring
chair: Jose Luis Verdegay      room: TH326, Thornton Hall
Evolutionary Fuzzy Rules for Ordinal Binary Classification with Monotonicity Constraints
      Christian Moewes, Rudolf Kruse
A Mixture Fuzzy Logic System for Forest-Fire-Size Prediction using Quantum-Behaved Particle Swarm Optimization
      Daoyuan Zhai, Minshen Hao, Jerry M. Mendel
Technology of Noise Monitoring in the Latent Period of Failures
      T. A. Aliev

Education and Economics (cont.)
chair: Aldo G.S. Ventre de Finetti      room: TH331, Thornton Hall
Fuzzy Refinement-based Transductive Transfer Learning for Bank Failure Prediction
      Vahid Behbood, Jie Lu, Guangquan Zhang
A Fuzzy Economic Production Quantity Problem with Backorders
      Kaj-Mikael Bjork

time: 4:00pm - 4:30pm
room: TH335, Thornton Hal
Coffee break

time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
SpS: Aggregation Operators and their Soft Computing Applications (cont.)
chair: Jozo Dujmovic      room: TH327, Thornton Hall
Soft Operators for Exploring Information Granules of Web Search Results
      Gloria Bordogna, Giuseppe Psaila
Union and intersection of Level-2 fuzzy regions
      Jorg Verstraete
Aggregating individual assessments in a finite scale
      Edurne Falco, Jose Luis Garcia-Lapresta
Generalized Product and Logical Aggregation
      Dragan Radojevic
A Medical Application of Aggregation in Fuzzy Models
      Dragan Saletic

SpS: Inter-Relation Between Interval and Fuzzy Techniques
chair: Vladik Kreinovich      room: TH325, Thornton Hall
Robust stability via interval positivity
      L. H. Keel, T. F. Stratton, S. P. Bhachattaryya
Optimizing Trajectories for UAV Patrolling the Border
      Chris Kiekintveld, Vladik Kreinovich, Octavio Lerma
How to Make Sure that the Grading Scheme Encourages Students to Learn All the Material: Fuzzy-Motivated Solution and Its Justification
      Olga Kosheleva
Why are students risk-prone
      Karen Villaverde, Olga Kosheleva
The interval overlapping relation as a base for interval comparisons
      Marco Nehmeier, Juergen Wolff von Gudenberg

Image Processing and Camera Control
chair: Tomohiro Takagi      room: TH329, Thornton Hall
Model Reduction of Massive High Dimensional Biological Image Data and Soft Computing
      Amir Assadi, Rita Ribeiro, Jose Fonseca, Andre Mora, Gianluca Campanella
Activity Segmentation of Infrared Images Using Fuzzy Clustering Techniques
      Tanvi Banerjee, James Keller, Zhongna Zhou, Marjorie Skubic, Erik Stone
Annotated Image Retrieval Using Combination Confabulation Model
      Ryo Izawa, Naoki Motohashi, Tomohiro Takagi
Fuzzy Preference Structures for Floor-Obstacle Classification in Omnidirectional Images
      Frank Hoffmann, Felipe Posada, Torsten Bertram
Fuzzy-Interpolative Linguistic Controllers for Custom HDR Photo Cameras
      Valentina Emilia Balas Marius Mircea Balas

Modeling, Knowledge, Intelligence and Cognition
chair: Vilem Novak      room: TH326, Thornton Hall
Granular Fuzzy Models: At the Junction of Fuzzy Modeling and Knowledge Management
      Witold Pedrycz
Randomization is Endemic to the Realization of Computational Intelligence
      Stuart Rubin
Fuzzy Dynamic Logic for Joint CWW Combining Language and Cognition
      Leonid I. Perlovsky, Roman Ilin
Leveraging Uncertainty in Digital Advertising
      James G. Shanahan
OWA based Fuzzy Time Series Forecasting Model
      Bindu Garg, M.M Sufyan Beg, A.Q. Ansari

Databases, Concepts and Decision Making
chair: Janusz Kacprzyk      room: TH331, Thornton Hall
On Three Semantics of Queries in a Possibilistic Database Framework
      Patrick Bosc, Olivier Pivert
Fuzzy bipolar DLR-Lite based approach for flexible querying of information systems
      Nouredine Tamani, Ludovic Lietard, Daniel Rocacher
Beyond the Known Unknowns - Finding Fuzzy Concepts for Creative Knowledge Discovery
      Trevor Martin, Andrei Majidian
Multiple attribute decision making in a dynamic environment
      Gianluca Campanella, Rita A. Ribeiro
Comparative Study of Splay Tree Implemented Databases
      Namdeo Kalyankar



wednesday, may 25th 2011
location: San Francisco State University

time: 8:00am - 9:00am
room: TH335, Thornton Hall
Breakfast

time: 9:00am - 11:00am
SpS: Computing with Words
chairs: Sergio Guadarrama and Dongrui Wu      room: TH327, Thornton Hall
A study on verbalizing electricity consumption at home for raising home residents' ecology consciousness
      Ichiro Kobayashi, Yumi Endo, Jun Ozawa
On solving Zadeh's tall swedes problem
      M.R. Rajati, Dongrui Wu, Jerry M. Mendel
Reflecting on Computing with Words and Perceptions: Approaches for Learning the Meanings of Words
      Sergio Guadarrama
Some (Unended) Queries on Conjecturing
      Itziar Garcia-Honrado, Adolfo R. de Soto, Enric Trillas

SpS: Soft Computing in Soft Sciences
chair: Rudolf Seising      room: TH325, Thornton Hall
Hard/Soft Sciences–Hard/Soft Computing
      Rudolf Seising
Measures of Fuzziness and Information: some challenges from reflections on aesthetic experience
      Marco Tabacchi, Settimo Termini
Degree-Based (Fuzzy) Techniques in Math and Science Education
      Olga Kosheleva , Vladik Kreinovich
On Charles Ragin's Fuzzy Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fsQCA)
      Jerry M. Mendel
Evolving Dynamic Cognitive Maps
      Joao Paulo Carvalho

Fuzzy Sets - I
chair: Irina Perfilieva      room: TH329, Thornton Hall
Making sense of fuzzy sets : ontic vs epistemic representations
      Didier Dubois, Henri Prade
The Kendall Rank Correlation between Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets
      Eulalia Szmidt, Janusz Kacprzyk
An introduction of Trice fuzzy set
      Kiyomitsu Horiuchi
Fuzzy Sets and alpha-Cuts
      Jiri Mockor

Fuzzy and Neural/Neuronal Networks
chair: Laszlo Koczy      room: TH326, Thornton Hall
Fuzzy-Neural-Network-based Brain Computer Interaction and Its Applications on Driving Cognition and Tele-Healthcare
      Chin-Tengq Lin
Fuzzy Bio-Interface: Logicality of Living Neuronal Network and Control of Fuzzy Bio-Robot System
      Isao Hayashi, Megumi Kiyotoki, Ai Kiyohara, Minori Tokuda, Suguru N. Kudoh
Anytime Generalized Fuzzy Neural Netowrk Models
      Annamair R. Varkonyi-Koczy
Radial Basis Function Networks with an Approach of Dimensionality Reduction Applied to the Classification of Learning Styles
      Oswaldo Velez-Langs, Marco Villalobos Abarca

Clustering and Classification
chair: Sankar Pal      room: TH331, Thornton Hall
Quality-driven Soft Hierarchical Clustering for Textual Documents
      Gloria Bordogna, Gabriella Pasi
Clustering Based on Fuzzy Tolerance Quotient Spaces
      Shu Zhao, Ling Zhang, Yanping Zhang
Clustering with Prototype Extraction for Census Data Analysis
      Oleg Chertov, Rita Alexandrova
A First Study on a Fuzzy Rule-Based Multiclassification System Framework Combining FURIA with Bagging and Feature Selection
      Krzysztof Trawinski, Oscar Cordon, Arnaud Quirin

time: 11:00am - 11:30am
room: TH335, Thornton Hall
Coffee break

time: 11:30am - 12:30pm
chair: Duan Ra      room: Jack Adams Hall, C. Chavez Student Centre
Panel: Soft Computing Challenges and Future Directions in Society and Industry
panelists: Piero P. Bonissone, Oscar Castillo, Ashok Deshpande, Dimitar Filev, Jie Lu, Luis Magdalena, Javier Montero, Witold Pedrycz, Rita Ribeiro, Lotfi A. Zadeh

time: 12:30pm - 1:45pm
lunch

time: 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Uncertainty and Probability
chair: Giulianella Coletti      room: TH327, Thornton Hall
On Three Types of Graphical Markov Models in Dempster-Shafer Theory of Evidence
      Radim Jirousek
On the Relationship between Fuzzy State Models and Markov Chain Models with Fuzzy Encoding
      Dimitar Filev, Ilya Kolmanovsky, Ronald R. Yager
On the links between fuzzy set theory and other uncertainty models
      Etienne E. Kerre
From dice games and rock-paper-scissors to Pokémon: the role of transitivity in understanding cycles
      Bernard De Baets
SSA-Caterpillar in Group Anonymity
      Dan Tavrov, Oleg Chertov

SpS: Industrial, Financial, and Commercial Applications
chairs: Dongrui Wu and Piero Bonissone      room: TH325, Thornton Hall
Detecting oscillations in SCADA data in predictive maintenance of windmills with Singular Spectral Analysis for imprecise data
      Luciano Sanchez, Ines Couso
Fuzzy Computing Applications for Anti-Money Laundering and Distributed Storage System Load Monitoring
      Yu-To Chen, Johan Mathe
Hardware Implementable Neural Networks Based on Fuzzy Operators
      Rita Lovassy, Laszlo T. Koczy, Imre J. Rudas,  Laszlo Gal
Predicting X-Ray Tube Failure in CT Machines
      Ya Xue, Neil Eklund, Feng Xue, Piero Bonissone,  Yibin Zheng, Kamal Mannar

Fuzzy Sets - II
chair: Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier      room: TH329, Thornton Hall
Fuzzy token systems
      Sergei Ovchinnikov
Intermediate Quantifiers of Natural Language and Their Syllogisms
      Vilem Novak, Petra Murinova
Can Fuzzy Relation Equations Be Treated Like Linear Equations?
      Irina Perfilieva, Jiri Kupka
Generalized quantifiers as fuzzy sets for inference and fuzzy probabilities
      Anca L. Ralescu, Dan A. Ralescu

Rules and Rule-based Systems
chair: Christer Carlsson      room: TH326, Thornton Hall
Analyzing interpretability of fuzzy rule-based systems by means of fuzzy inference-grams
      Jose M. Alonso, Oscar Cordon, Arnaud Quirin, Luis Magdalena
Fuzzy and classic rule learning methods: a comparative analysis
      Marcos Cintra, Maria Monard, Heloisa Camargo
Evolving Fuzzy Systems from Data: the Computational eFSLab(oratory)
      Antonio Dourado, Jose Victor Ramos
Brain-Inspired Modeling to Achieve Knowledge Acquisition and Fuzzy Inference - Dynamical Self-Organizing Relationship Network (DSOR) -
      Takeshi Yamakawa, Shunsuke Sakaguchi, Keiichi Horio

SpS: Theory and Application of Fuzzy logic Based Methods
chairs: Rehan Sadiq and Ashok Deshpande      room: TH331, Thornton Hall
Modelling the water quality failures potential in distribution networks: A soft computing approach
      Rehan Sadiq, Yehuda Kleiner, Balvant Rajani
FPGA Implementation of Type I Fuzzy Inference System for Intravenous Anesthesthetic Drug Delivery
      K A Bhole, D N Sonawane, Vinayak Desurkar, S D Agashe, Ashok Deshpande
Similarity Based Inverse Approximate Reasoning
      Banibrata Mondal, Swapan Raha
Sustainability of Water Resources with a Focus on Fuzzy Description of River Water Quality
      Kedar Rijal, Ashok Deshpande

time: 3:45pm - 4:15pm
room: TH335, Thornton Hall
Coffee break

time: 4:15pm - 6:15pm
Distributed Systems and Agents
chair: Takeshi Yamakawa      room: TH327, Thornton Hall
A Framework for Possibilistic Multi-source Data Fusion with Monitoring of Sensor Reliability
      Stefan Glock, Karl Voth, Johannes Schaede, Volker Lohweg
Performance Evaluation of the Fuzzy Logic Congestion Detection Mechanism in Networked Control Systems
      Clement Nyirenda, Fangyan Dong, Kaoru Hirota
Cooperation of Agents in Fuzzy Environments
      Claudiu Pozna, L. T. Koczy, R.-E. Precup, N. Minculete, A. Ballagi
Learning Mechanisms and Uncertainty: Necessity or Trend?
      Parisa D. Hossein Zadeh, Marek Z. Reformat

SpS: Granular Computing
chair: T.Y. Lin      room: TH325, Thornton Hall
Perception based Modeling on Energy Options? - Towards Decision Making under Risk
      Vidyottama Jain, Ashok Deshpande
On the Topological Structure of Granular Reduction Based on Covering Rough Sets
      Tian Yang, Qingguo Li, Bilei Zhou
The Belief and Plausibility Functions of Incomplete Fuzzy Covering Systems
      Tao Feng, Ju-Sheng Mi, Shaopu Zhang
Toward the Concept and Axioms of Neighborhood Systems - a Unified Model for Rough Set Theories
      Yu Ru Syau, Tsau Young ('T. Y.') Lin

Higher Order Fuzzy Sets and Preferences
chair: Anca L. Ralescu      room: TH329, Thornton Hall
Verification of Ordinal Preference Models based on S-Integrals
      Michio Sugeno
Making sense of higher order fuzzy sets: uncertainty vs. bipolarity
      Didier Dubois, Henri Prade
Aggregation Weights for a Fuzzy Preference-Aversion Model
      Camilo Franco, Javier Montero, T. Rodriguez
A Constrained Representation Theorem for Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Sets Using Convex and Normal Embedded Type-1 Fuzzy Sets and Its Application to Centroid Computation
      Dongrui Wu

Aggregation
chair: Gabriella Pasi      room: TH326, Thornton Hall
Fuzzy Associative Summaries for Databases
      Gloria Bordogna, Giuseppe Psaila
Moving Averages in a Unified Model between the OWA Operator and the Weighted Average
      Jose M. Merigo, Ronald R. Yager
A dynamic mixed strategy for an adversarial model based on OWA weights
      Pablo J. Villacorta, David A. Pelta, Maria Teresa Lamata
On the definition of Aggregation Rules
      Daniel Gomez, Javier Montero, J. Tinguaro Rodriguez, K. Rojas
Employing OWA to Optimize Fuzzy Predicator
      Bindu Garg, M.M Sufyan Beg A.Q. Ansari

SpS: Theory and Application of Fuzzy logic Based Methods (cont.)
chairs: Rehan Sadiq and Ashok Deshpande      room: TH331, Thornton Hall
A novel paradigm for performance prediction in software development projects using soft computing methods
      Ajit K Verma, Anil Nair, A Srividya
Using Belief Degree Distributed Fuzzy Cognitive Maps for Similarity and Conflict Analysis in Energy Policy Evaluation
      Lusine Mkrtchyan, Da Ruan
Modified Robust Fuzzy C-means for Complex Data Analyzing
      S R Kannan, R Devi, R. Ramathilagam
GA-Fuzzy Naive Bayes method for Medical Decision Support
      Kavishwar B. Wagholikar, Sundararajan Vijayraghavan, Ashok Deshpande

time: 8:00pm
location: Tommy Toy's Restaurant, 655 Montgomery Street
              655 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

banquet



thursday, may 26th 2011
location: San Francisco State University

time: 8:00am - 9:00am
room: TH335, Thornton Hall
Breakfast

time: 9:00am - 11:00am
Logic
chair: Etienne E. Kerre      room: TH327, Thornton Hall
Improving Multi-adjoint Logic Programs by Unfolding Fuzzy Connective Definitions
      Pedro-Jose Morcillo, Gines Moreno
Generalized Complex Fuzzy Propositional Logic
      Dan Tamir, Mark Last, Abraham Kandel
Default Rules as Fuzzy Inclusion of Degree 1
      Giulianella Coletti, Romano Scozzafava, Barbara Vantaggi
Solving Fuzzy Answer Set Programs
      Martine De Cock, Jeroen Janssen, Steven Schockaert, Dirk Vermeir

SpS: Forecasting Models and Tools for Analyzing Operational Environment
chair: Vesa A. Niskanen      room: TH325, Thornton Hall
Meta-Level Analogies between Statistical Multi-Variate Analysis and Soft Computing
      V. A. Niskanen
A Fuzzy Random Regression Based Goal Programming Approach to Multi-Level Multi-Objective Problem
      N. Arbaiy, J. Watada
From weak signals to weak scenarios to support transportation demand – a methodological approach
      J. Kohl, R. Koivisto, A. Tervonen, I. Salovaara
Key Factors Affecting the Development of Road Freight Transportation and Implications for Modeling
      Pollanen, P. Aaltonen, R. Koivisto
Early Warning Signal Detection using Fuzzy Logic - a Case Study in Freight Transportation
      T. Mutanen, T. Korvola

Rough Sets
chair: Eulalia Szmidt      room: TH329, Thornton Hall
F-granulation, Generalized Rough Sets: Uncertainty Analysis and Pattern Recognition
      Sankar Pal
Neighborhood Rough Sets for Dynamic Data Mining
      Junbo Zhang, Tianrui Li, Da Ruan, Dun Liu
Research on the Properties of a New Dominance-based Rough Set Approach
      Hongmei Chen, Tianrui Li, Anping Zeng
Attribute Generalization with Rough Set Hierarchies
      Theresa Beaubouef, Fred Petry, Ronald R. Yager

Data and Text Analysis
chair: Fernando Gomide      room: TH326, Thornton Hall
Making Molehills out of Mountains: A Methodology for Shallow Processing for Text-Based Information Fusion
      Kellyn Rein, Ulrich Schade
Toward Time-Sensitive Structure Analysis for SPAM Filtering: A Data Mining Approach
      Atsushi Inoue, Isao Hayashi, Toshiyuki Maeda, Yoshinori Arai,
      Takashi Kobayashi

Towards Identification of Sick Feedlot Cattle Using Sensor Data
      Y. Zhou, Scott Dick

time: 11:00am - 11:30am
room: TH335, Thornton Hall
Coffee break

time: 11:30am - 12:30pm
chair: Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier      room: Jack Adams Hall, C. Chavez Student Centre
Panel: Round Table on Uncertainty
panelists: Janusz Kacprzyk, Boris Kovalerchuk, Leonid Perlovsky, Bernard Widrow, Lotfi A. Zadeh

time: 12:30pm - 1:45pm
lunch

time: 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Time Series
chair: Slawomir Zadrozny      room: TH327, Thornton Hall
Predicting future events using time series linguistic data
      Tomoki Takada, Tomohiro Takagi
Temporal sequence related protoforms in linguistic summarization of time series
      Anna Wilbik, Janusz Kacprzyk
Streamflow Forecasting using Evolving Fuzzy Systems
      Andre Lemos, Rosangela Ballini, Walmir Caminhas , Fernando Gomide

Applications - I
chair: Atsushi Inoue      room: TH325, Thornton Hall
Analysis of the state of plant species in urban environment based on semantic spaces
      Olga Poleshchuk, Evgeniy Komarov
Traffic Signs Recognition System
      Krzysztof Dyczkowski, Pawel Gadecki, Adam Kulakowski
Path Planning for Lunar Exploration Rovers
      Xing Zhou, Zhi-jun Gao, James N.K. Liu
Neuro-Fuzzy Based Vehicle Speed Controller: A Design Approach
      Sanjay Wankhede, Milind Khanapurkar, A.Y. Deshmukh, D.V. Padole,
      S.D. Giripunje

Arrhythmia Detection using Mutual Information-Based Integration
      Othman Mohammad Soufan, Samer Arafat

Fuzzy Concepts and Ontology
chair: Martine De Cock      room: TH329, Thornton Hall
Knowledge Mobilisation through Fuzzy Ontology and Information Granulation
      Christer Carlsson, Matteo Brunelli, Jozsef Mezei
Aggregation and ranking for information retrieval using fuzzy ontologies
      Henrik Legind Larsen
An approach to summarization through domain ontologies
      Henrik Bulskov, Troels Andreasen

Decision Making
chair: Dan A. Ralescu      room: TH326, Thornton Hall
de Finetti Prevision Fuzzy Prevision, and Applications to Multiobjective Decision Making
      Antonio Maturo, Aldo G.S. Ventre de Finetti
A Weights Representation of Fuzzy Measure AHP by use of Sensitivity Analyses
      Shin-ichi Ohnishi, Takahiro Yamanoi, Hideyuki Imai
Neural and Fuzzy Logic Approach to Decision-Making (Common Law Trials - as an Example)
      Madan M. Gupta, Gerald T.G. Seniuk, Janusz Kozinski

time: 3:45pm - 4:15pm
room: TH335, Thornton Hall
Coffee break

time: 4:15pm - 6:15pm
Applications - II
chair: Olga Poleshchuk      room: TH327, Thornton Hall
Forecast of Wind Shear at the Hong Kong International Airport Using Data from Automatic Weather Stations
      James N.K. Liu
Basic Fuzzy Control for Air/Fuel management in Internal Combustion Engine
      Jorge Luis Chacon Velasco, Richard A Gomez Jorge Ariza Luque
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Training
      Hamid Berenji

SpS: Hybrid Intelligent Systems
chairs: Oscar Castillo and Patricia Melin      room: TH325, Thornton Hall
Optimization of Type-2 Fuzzy Reactive Controllers For a Mobile Robot
      Abraham Meléndez, Oscar Castillo
Chemical Optimization Paradigm applied to a Fuzzy Controller for an Autonomous Mobile Robot
      Leslie Astudillo, Patricia Melin
Optimal Design of a Type-2 Fuzzy Controller and its Comparison with Type-1 Fuzzy and PID Controllers for Velocity Regulation in a DC Motor
      Yazmin Maldonado, Oscar Castillo
Gain Optimization for Inertia Wheel Pendulum Stabilization using a Bio-Inspired and Evolutionary Methods
      Ricardo Martinez-Soto, Luis T. Aguilar
Genetic Optimization of Type-2 Fuzzy Systems as Integration Methods in Modular Neural Networks to explore different Levels of Uncertainty
      Denisse Hidalgo, Patricia Melin

Control
chair: Anna Wilbik      room: TH329, Thornton Hall
Optimal Design and Tuning of Fuzzy PID Controllers
      Sayali Nandedkar, Heidar Malki, Leang-San Sheih
On the Robust Controller for Dynamic Systems using Some Fuzzy Design Features
      Madan M. Gupta, Ki-Young Song, WenJun Zhang
A New Sufficient Condition for Controllability of Discrete-Time TSK Fuzzy Models
      Seyed Mehran Dibaji, A. A. Suratgar, M. B. Menhaj
Reducing Optimal Control Problem to the Norm Minimization for the Fuzzy Systems
      F.A. Aliev, A.A. Niftiyev, C.I. Zeynalov
Computations and Implementations
chair: Da Ruan      room: TH326, Thornton Hall
An Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Logic System Cannot Be Implemented by Traditional Type-1 Fuzzy Logic Systems
      Dongrui Wu
FPGA Implementation of (p, I-p)-Monotone Sum of Basic t-norms
      Prometeo Cortes Antonio, Ildar Z. Batyrshin, Luis Villa Vargas, Imre Rudas,
      Heron Molina Lozano

On q-extensions of Mehta's eigenvectors of the finite Fourier transform
      Natig Atakishiyev
Towards Computational Forensics with f-geometry
      Mohammed Imran, Mohd Sufyan Beg












february 2011