Vladik Kreinovich: Presentations at Professional Meetings


2017

Date: November 3, 2017 Title: Why Unexpectedly Positive Experiences Make Decision Makers More Optimistic: An Explanation Venue: 10th International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2017, El Paso, Texas, November 3, 2017 Co-author: Andrzej Pownuk slides in pdf Date: November 3, 2017 Title: Fuzzy Systems Are Universal Approximators for Random Dependencies: A Simplified Proof Venue: 10th International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2017, El Paso, Texas, November 3, 2017 Co-author: Mahdokht Afravi slides in pdf Date: November 3, 2017 Title: Attraction-Repulsion Forces Between Biological Cells: A Theoretical Explanation of Empirical Formulas Venue: 10th International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2017, El Paso, Texas, November 3, 2017 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: November 3, 2017 Title: Why Convex Optimization Is Ubiquitous and Why Pessimism Is Widely Spread Venue: 10th International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2017, El Paso, Texas, November 3, 2017 Co-authors: Angel F. Garcia Contreras and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: November 3, 2017 Title: Plans Are Worthless but Planning Is Everything: A Theoretical Explanation of Eisenhower's Observation} Venue: 10th International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2017, El Paso, Texas, November 3, 2017 Co-authors: Angel F. Garcia Contreras and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: November 3, 2017 Title: Which Value x Best Represents a Sample x1, ..., xn: Utility-Based Approach Under Interval Uncertainty Venue: 10th International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2017, El Paso, Texas, November 3, 2017 Co-author: Andrzej Pownuk slides in pdf Date: October 16-18, 2017 Title: Taking Into Account Interval (and Fuzzy) Uncertainty Can Lead to More Adequate Statistical Estimates Venue: 2017 Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2017, Cancun, Mexico, October 16-18, 2017 Co-authors: Ligang Sun, Hani Dbouk, Ingo Neumann, and Steffen Schoen slides in pdf Date: October 16-18, 2017 Title: Can We Detect Crisp Sets Based Only on the Subsethood Ordering of Fuzzy Sets? Fuzzy Sets And/Or Crisp Sets Based on Subsethood of Interval-Valued Fuzzy Sets? Venue: 2017 Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2017, Cancun, Mexico, October 16-18, 2017 Co-authors: Christian Servin and Gerardo Muela slides in pdf Date: October 16-18, 2017 Title: How to Gauge the Accuracy of Fuzzy-Control Recommendations: A Simple Idea Venue: 2017 Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2017, Cancun, Mexico, October 16-18, 2017 Co-authors: Patricia Melin, Oscar Castillo, Andrzej Pownuk, and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: October 5-8, 2017 Title: In System Identification, Interval (and Fuzzy) Estimates Can Lead to Much Better Accuracy than the Traditional Statistical Ones: General Algorithm and Case Study Venue: IEEE Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics SMC'2017, Banff, Canada, October 5-8, 2017 Co-authors: Sergey I. Kumkov and Andrzej Pownuk slides in pdf Date: September 29, 2017 Title: Bounded Rationality in Decision Making Under Uncertainty: Towards Optimal Granularity Venue: International Congress on Computer Science CORE'2017, Mexico City, September 25-29, 2017 Status: Keynote talk slides in pdf Date: September 14, 2017 Title: Towards Fast Algorithms for Fuzzy Data Processing: Type 1, Type 2, and Beyond Venue: The 10th Conference of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology EUSFLAT'2017, Warsaw, Poland, September 11-15, 2017 Status: Keynote talk slides in pdf Date: September 10-13, 2017 Title: What Decision to Make In a Conflict Situation under Interval Uncertainty: Efficient Algorithms for the Hurwicz Approach Venue: 12th International Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics PPAM'17, Lublin, Poland, September 10-13, 2017 Co-authors: Bartlomiej Jacek Kubica and Andrzej Pownuk Presented by: Bartlomiej Jacek Kubica slides in pdf Date: September 10-13, 2017 Title: Practical Need for Algebraic (Equality-Type) Solutions of Interval Equations and for Extended-Zero Solutions Venue: 12th International Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics PPAM'17, Lublin, Poland, September 10-13, 2017 Co-authors: Ludmila Dymova, Pavel Sevastjanov, and Andrzej Pownuk Presented by: Ludmila Dymova and Pavel Sevastjanov slides in pdf Date: July 9-12, 2017 Title: It Is Possible to Determine Exact Fuzzy Values Based on an Ordering of Interval-Valued or Set-Valued Fuzzy Degrees Venue: 2017 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems FUZZ-IEEE'2017, Naples, Italy, July 9-12, 2017 Co-authors: Gerardo Muela, Olga Kosheleva, and Christian Servin slides in pdf Date: June 27-30, 2017 Title: Which Material Design Is Possible Under Additive Manufacturing: A Fuzzy Approach Venue: World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA'2017, Otsu, Japan, June 27-30, 2017 Co-authors: Francisco Zapata and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: June 27-30, 2017 Title: Scaling-Invariant Description of Dependence Between Fuzzy Variables: Towards a Fuzzy Version of Copulas Venue: World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA'2017, Otsu, Japan, June 27-30, 2017 Co-authors: Gerardo Muela and Christian Servin slides in pdf Date: June 27-30, 2017 Title: Fuzzy Techniques Explain Empirical Power Law Governing Wars and Terrorist Attacks Venue: World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA'2017, Otsu, Japan, June 27-30, 2017 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen and Kittawit Autchariyapanitkul slides in pdf Date: June 27-30, 2017 Title: From Fuzzy Universal Approximation to Fuzzy Universal Representation: It All Depends on the Continuum Hypothesis Venue: World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA'2017, Otsu, Japan, June 27-30, 2017 Co-author: Mahdokht Afravi slides in pdf Date: June 27-30, 2017 Title: Fuzzy Sets As Strongly Consistent Random Sets Venue: World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA'2017, Otsu, Japan, June 27-30, 2017 Co-authors: Kittawit Autchariyapanitkul and Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: June 27-30, 2017 Title: Isn't Every Sufficiently Complex Logic Multi-Valued Already: Lindenbaum-Tarski Algebra and Fuzzy Logic Are Both Particular Cases of the Same Idea Venue: World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA'2017, Otsu, Japan, June 27-30, 2017 Co-author: Andrzej Pownuk slides in pdf Date: June 27-30, 2017 Title: Uncertain Information Fusion and Knowledge Integration: How to Take Reliability into Account Venue: World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA'2017, Otsu, Japan, June 27-30, 2017 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen, Kittawit Autchariyapanitkul, and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: June 15, 2017 Title: Introduction to Decision Making, Including Decision Making under Uncertainty Venue: Seminar of the Geodesic Institute, Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany material in pdf Date: June 9, 2017 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: IEEE Syustems, Man, and Cybernetics Workshop, Fukuoaka, Japan, June 9, 2017 slides in pdf Date: June 1, 2017 Title: Introduction to Fuzzy Logic Venue: Seminar of the Geodesic Institute, Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany material in pdf Date: May 31, 2017 Title: Taking Into Account Interval (and Fuzzy) Uncertainty Can Lead to More Adequate Statistical Estimates Venue: Seminar of the Geodesic Institute, Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany slides in pdf Date: May 30, 2017 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: Colloquium of Geodesic Institute, Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany slides in pdf Date: May 29, 2017 Title: Taking Uncertainty into Account in Data Processing and Decision Making: A Brief Overview Venue: Seminar of the Geodesic Institute, Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany slides in pdf Date: April 8, 2017 Title: From Fuzzy Universal Approximation to Fuzzy Universal Representation: It All Depends on the Continuum Hypothesis Venue: NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 8, 2017 Co-author: Mahdokht Afravi slides in pdf Date: April 8, 2017 Title: Why Linear Interpolation? Venue: NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 8, 2017 Co-author: Andrzej Pownuk slides in pdf Date: April 8, 2017 Title: Derivation of Gross-Pitaevskii Version of Nonlinear Schroedinger Equation from Scale Invariance Venue: NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 8, 2017 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: March 29, 2017 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: The Eighth International Conference on the Applications of Digital Information and Web Technologies ICADIWT'2017, Cd. Juarez, Mexico, March 29-31, 2017 Status: keynote talk slides in pdf Date: March 12-18, 2017 Title: Applications of Symmetries to Econometrics: Case Studies Venue: Chiang Mai University, Mathematics Department Seminar slides in pdf Date: January 20, 2017 Title: Relativistic Effects Can Keep Data Secret: A Simple Scheme Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Computer Science Seminar slides in pdf Date: January 11-13, 2017 Title: Robustness as a Criterion for Selecting a Probability Distribution Under Uncertainty Venue: Tenth International Conference of Thailand Econometric Society TES'2017, Chiang Mai, January 11-13, 2017 Co-authors: Songsak Sriboonchitta, Hung T. Nguyen, and Olga Kosheleva Status: invited talk slides in pdf Date: January 11-13, 2017 Title: Why Cannot We Have a Strongly Consistent Family of Skew Normal (and Higher Order) Distributions Venue: Tenth International Conference of Thailand Econometric Society TES'2017, Chiang Mai, January 11-13, 2017 Co-author: Thongchai Dumrongpokaphan slides in pdf Date: January 11-13, 2017 Title: Econometric Models of Probabilistic Choice: Beyond McFadden's Formulas Venue: Tenth International Conference of Thailand Econometric Society TES'2017, Chiang Mai, January 11-13, 2017 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva and Songsak Sriboonchitta slides in pdf Date: January 11-13, 2017 Title: How to Make Plausibility-Based Forecasting More Accurate Venue: Tenth International Conference of Thailand Econometric Society TES'2017, Chiang Mai, January 11-13, 2017 Co-authors: Kongliang Zhu and Nantiworn Thianpaen Status: Plenary talk slides in pdf Date: January 11-13, 2017 Title: How to Explain Ubiquity of Constant Elasticity of Substitution (CES) Production and Utility Functions Without Explicitly Postulating CES Venue: Tenth International Conference of Thailand Econometric Society TES'2017, Chiang Mai, January 11-13, 2017 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva and Thongchai Dumrongpokaphan slides in pdf

2016

Date: December 6-9, 2016 Title: Robust Data Processing in the Presence of Uncertainty and Outliers: Case of Localization Problems Venue: IEEE Series of Symposia on Computational Intelligence IEEE SSCI'2016, Athens, Greece, December 6-9, 2016. Co-authors: Anthony Welte, Luc Jaulin, and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: November 30 - December 2, 2016 Title: Need for Most Accurate Discrete Approximations Explains Effectiveness of Statistical Methods Based on Heavy-Tailed Distributions Venue: 5th International Symposium on Integrated Uncertainty in Knowledge Modelling and Decision Making IUKM'2016, Da Nang, Vietnam, November 30 - December 2, 2016 Co-authors: Songsak Sriboonchitta, Olga Kosheleva, and Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: November 30 - December 2, 2016 Title: How to Select an Appropriate Similarity Measure: Towards a Symmetry-Based Approach Venue: 5th International Symposium on Integrated Uncertainty in Knowledge Modelling and Decision Making IUKM'2016, Da Nang, Vietnam, November 30 - December 2, 2016 Co-authors: Ildar Batyrshin, Thongchai Dumrongpokaphan, and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf November 5, 2016 Title: It Is Advantageous to Make a Syllabus As Precise As Possible: Decision-Theoretic Analysis Venue: 19th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, El Paso, Texas, November 6, 2016 Co-authors: Francisco Zapata and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf November 5, 2016 Title: Decision Making Under Interval Uncertainty as a Natural Example of a Quandle Venue: 19th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, El Paso, Texas, November 6, 2016 Co-author: Mahdokht Afravi slides in pdf November 5, 2016 Title: Why Gaussian and Cauchy Functions Are Efficient in Filled Function Method: A Possible Explanation Venue: 19th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, El Paso, Texas, November 6, 2016 Co-authors: Jose Guadalupe Flores Muniz, Vyacheslav V. Kalashnikov, and Nataliya Kalashnykova slides in pdf see also Date: October 31 - November 4, 2016 Title: Towards the Most Robust Way of Assigning Numerical Degrees to Ordered Labels, With Possible Applications to Dark Matter and Dark Energy Venue: 2016 Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2016, El Paso, Texas, October 31 - November 4, 2016 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva, Martha Osegueda Escobar, and Kimberly Kato slides in pdf Date: October 31 - November 4, 2016 Title: Why lp-methods in Signal and Image Processing: A Fuzzy-Based Explanation Venue: 2016 Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2016, El Paso, Texas, October 31 - November 4, 2016 Co-authors: Fernando Cervantes and Bryan Usevitch slides in pdf Date: October 31 - November 4, 2016 Title: Which Point From an Interval Should We Choose? Venue: 2016 Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2016, El Paso, Texas, October 31 - November 4, 2016 Co-author: Andrzej Pownuk slides in pdf Date: October 31 - November 4, 2016 Title: What If We Use Different "And"-Operations in the Same Expert System Venue: 2016 Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2016, El Paso, Texas, October 31 - November 4, 2016 Co-author: Mahdokht Afravi slides in pdf Date: October 31 - November 4, 2016 Title: How Resilient Modulus of a Pavement Depends on Moisture Level: Towards a Theoretical Justification of a Practically Important Empirical Formula Venue: 2016 Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2016, El Paso, Texas, October 31 - November 4, 2016 Co-authors: Pedro Barragan Olague and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: October 31, 2016 Title: Data Processing under Security and Privacy Venue: Symposium on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cyber-Security El Paso, Texas, October 31, 2016 slides in pdf Date: October 23-29, 2016 Title: Decision Making under Interval (and More General) Uncertainty Venue: 15th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Cancun, Mexico, October 23-29, 2016 Status: keynote talk slides in pdf Date: October 9-12, 2016 Title: Fuzzy-Inspired Hierarchical Version of the von~Neumann-Morgenstern Solutions as a Natural Way to Resolve Collaboration-Related Conflicts Venue: IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Budapest, Hungary, October 9-12, 2016 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva and Martha Osegueda Escobar slides in pdf Date: October 9-12, 2016 Title: How to Transform Partial Order Between Degrees into Numerical Values Venue: IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Budapest, Hungary, October 9-12, 2016 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva, Joe Lorkowski, and Martha Osegueda Escobar slides in pdf Date: October 9-12, 2016 Title: Rotation-Invariance Can Further Improve State-of-the-Art Blind Deconvolution Techniques Venue: IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Budapest, Hungary, October 9-12, 2016 Co-authors: Fernando Cervantes and Bryan Usevitch slides in pdf Date: September 26-29, 2016 Title: Why Superellipsoids: A~Probability-Based Explanation Venue: 17th International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Verified Numerical Computation SCAN'2016, Uppsala, Sweden, September 26-29, 2016 Co-author: Pedro Barragan Olague slides in pdf Date: September 26-29, 2016 Title: Decision Making Under Interval Uncertainty as a Natural Example of a Quandle Venue: 17th International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Verified Numerical Computation SCAN'2016, Uppsala, Sweden, September 26-29, 2016 Co-author: Mahdokht Afravi slides in pdf Date: September 26-29, 2016 Title: Interval Computations in Metrology Venue: 17th International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Verified Numerical Computation SCAN'2016, Uppsala, Sweden, September 26-29, 2016 Co-authors: K. K. Semenov and G. N. Solopchenko slides in pdf see also Date: September 25, 2016 Title: How Neural Networks (NN) Can (Hopefully) Learn Faster by Taking Into Account Known Constraints Venue: Ninth International Workshop on Constraints Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2016, Uppsala, Sweden, September 25, 2016 Co-authors: Chitta Baral and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: September 25, 2016 Title: When We Know the Number of Local Maxima, Then We Can Compute All of Them Venue: Ninth International Workshop on Constraints Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2016, Uppsala, Sweden, September 25, 2016 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: August 19, 2016 Title: Beyond Traditional Applications of Fuzzy Techniques: Main Idea and Case Studies Venue: The Second European Summer School on Fuzzy Logic and Applications SFLA'16, Celadna, Czech Republic, August 14-19, 2016 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: August 12, 2016 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: Seminar of the Institute of Informatics, Robotics, and Cybernetics, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic slides in pdf Date: July 27, 2016 Title: Fuzzy Techniques Provide a Theoretical Explanation for the Heuristic lp-Regularization of Signals and Images Venue: IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Vancouver, Canada, July 24-29, 2016 Co-authors: Fernando Cervantes, Bryan Usevitch, Leobardo Valera, and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: July 26, 2016 Title: Membership Functions Representing a Number vs. Representing a Set: Proof of Unique Reconstruction Venue: IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Vancouver, Canada, July 24-29, 2016 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: June 20-22, 2016 Title: Decision Making Under Twin Interval Uncertainty Venue: The 9th Summer Workshop on Interval Methods SWIM'2016, Lyon, France, June 20-22, 2016 Co-authors: Barnabas Bede and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: June 17, 2016 Title: Why Min-Based Conditioning Venue: 7th International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, Bochum, Germany, June 15-17, 2016 Co-author: Salem Benferhat slides in pdf Date: June 17, 2016 Title: How to Estimate Amount of Useful Information, in Particular Under Imprecise Probability Venue: 7th International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, Bochum, Germany, June 15-17, 2016 Co-authors: Luc Longpre and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: June 17, 2016 Title: Voting Aggregation Leads to (Interval) Median Venue: 7th International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, Bochum, Germany, June 15-17, 2016 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: June 16, 2016 Title: Limitations of Realistic Monte-Carlo Techniques in Estimating Interval Uncertainty Venue: 7th International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, Bochum, Germany, June 15-17, 2016 Co-authors: Andrzej Pownuk and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: May 22-25, 2016 Title: How to Make a Solution to a Territorial Dispute More Realistic: Taking into Account Uncertainty, Emotions, and Step-by-Step Approach Venue: 6th World Conference on Soft Computing, Berkeley, California, May 22-25, 2016 Co-author: Mahdokht Afravi slides in pdf Date: May 22-25, 2016 Title: How to Estimate Resilient Modulus for Unbound Aggregate Materials: A Theoretical Explanation of an Empirical Formula Venue: 6th World Conference on Soft Computing, Berkeley, California, May 22-25, 2016 Co-authors: Pedro Barragan Olague, Mehran Mazari, Soheil Nazarian, and Afshin Gholamy slides in pdf Date: May 22-25, 2016 Title: Why Sparse? Fuzzy Techniques Explain Empirical Efficiency of Sparsity-Based Data- and Image-Processing Algorithms Venue: 6th World Conference on Soft Computing, Berkeley, California, May 22-25, 2016 Co-authors: Fernando Cervantes, Bryan Usevitch, and Leobardo Valera slides in pdf Date: May 22-25, 2016 Title: How to Predict Nesting Sites and How to Measure Shoreline Erosion: Fuzzy and Probabilistic Techniques for Environment-Related Spatial Data Processing Venue: 6th World Conference on Soft Computing, Berkeley, California, May 22-25, 2016 Co-authors: Stephen M. Escarzaga, Craig Tweedie, and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: May 22-25, 2016 Title: Chemical Kinetics in Situations Intermediate Between Usual and High Concentrations: Fuzzy-Motivated Derivation of the Formulas Venue: 6th World Conference on Soft Computing, Berkeley, California, May 22-25, 2016 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva and Laecio Carvalho Barros slides in pdf Date: May 22-25, 2016 Title: Fuzzy Logic Can Justify and Improve Semi-Heuristic Data and Image Processing Techniques: Main Idea and Case Studies Venue: 6th World Conference on Soft Computing, Berkeley, California, May 22-25, 2016 Status: plenary talk slides in pdf Date: May 22-25, 2016 Title: How to Describe Measurement Uncertainty and Uncertainty of Expert Estimates? Venue: 6th World Conference on Soft Computing, Berkeley, California, May 22-25, 2016 Co-authors: Nicolas Madrid and Irina Perfilieva slides in pdf Date: April 27-29, 2016 Title: Decision Making under Interval (and More General) Uncertainty Venue: International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems, Mexico City, April 27-29, 2016 Status: keynote talk slides in pdf Date: April 27-29, 2016 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems, Mexico City, April 27-29, 2016 slides in pdf Date: April 15, 2016 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: DigiPen seminar slides in pdf Date: April 2, 2016 Title: How to Make a Solution to a Territorial Dispute More Realistic: Taking into Account Uncertainty, Emotions, and Step-by-Step Approach Venue: NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 2, 2016 Co-author: Mahdokht Afravi Presented by: Mahdokht Afravi slides in pdf Date: April 2, 2016 Title: How to Explain Log-Linear Relation Between Amount of Computations and Effectiveness of the Result -- a Relation that Motivates the Need for Big Data Venue: NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 2, 2016 Co-authors: Francisco Zapata and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: April 2, 2016 Title: How to Estimate Resilient Modulus for Unbound Aggregate Materials: A Theoretical Explanation of an Empirical Formula Venue: NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 2, 2016 Co-authors: Pedro Barragan Olague, Mehran Mazari, Soheil Nazarian, and Afshin Gholamy Presented by: Pedro Barragan Olague slides in pdf Date: April 2, 2016 Title: Why Sparse? Fuzzy Techniques Explain Empirical Efficiency of Sparsity-Based Data- and Image-Processing Algorithms Venue: NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 2, 2016 Co-authors: Fernando Cervantes, Bryan Usevitch, and Leobardo Valera Presented by: Fernando Cervantes slides in pdf Date: April 1, 2016 Title: Taking Uncertainty into Account in Data Processing and Decision Making: An Overview of the Current Research Venue: meeting of the Principal Investigators of the Cyber-ShARE Center Co-authors: students and post-docs from the Center for Theoretical Research and its Applications in Computer Science (TRACS) Presented by: students and post-docs from TRACS Center slides in pdf Date: March 18, 2016 Title: On the Importance of Duality and Multi-Ality In Mathematics Education Venue: 13th International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 17-18, 2016 Co-authors: Mourat Tchoshanov and Olga Kosheleva presentation in pdf Date: March 18, 2016 Title: How to Take Into Account Student's Degree of Confidence When Grading Exams Venue: 13th International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 17-18, 2016 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva, Joe Lorkowski, and Viannette Felix presentation in pdf Date: March 17, 2016 Title: It Would Be Beneficial to Supplement Grade Point Average with Grade Point Standard Deviation Venue: 13th International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 17-18, 2016 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: January 7, 2016 Title: Across-the-Board Spending Cuts Are Very Inefficient: A Proof Venue: International Conference of Thailand Econometric Society TES'2016, Chiang Mai, January 6-8, 2016 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva, Hung T. Nguyen, and Songsak Sriboonchitta slides in pdf Date: January 7, 2016 Title: Why Some Families of Probability Distributions Are Practically Efficient: A Symmetry-Based Explanation Venue: International Conference of Thailand Econometric Society TES'2016, Chiang Mai, January 6-8, 2016 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva, Hung T. Nguyen, and Songsak Sriboonchitta slides in pdf Date: January 6, 2016 Title: Invariance Explains Multiplicative and Exponential Skedactic Functions Venue: International Conference of Thailand Econometric Society TES'2016, Chiang Mai, January 6-8, 2016 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva, Hung T. Nguyen, and Songsak Sriboonchitta slides in pdf

2015

Date: December 10, 2015 Title: In Engineering Classes, How to Assign Partial Credit: From Current Subjective Practice to Exact Formulas (Based on Computational Intelligence Ideas) Venue: IEEE Series of Symposia in Computational Intelligence SSCI'2015, Cape Town, South Africa, December 7-10, 2015 Co-authors: Joe Lorkowski and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: December 10, 2015 Title: What is the Right Context for an Engineering Problem: Finding Such a Context is NP-Hard Venue: IEEE Series of Symposia in Computational Intelligence SSCI'2015, Cape Town, South Africa, December 7-10, 2015 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio, Hung T. Nguyen, Songsak Sriboonchitta, and Rujira Ouncharoen slides in pdf Date: December 8, 2015 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: IEEE Series of Symposia in Computational Intelligence SSCI'2015, Cape Town, South Africa, December 7-10, 2015 Status: tutorial slides in pdf Date: November 17, 2015 Title: How to Take Into Account Model Inaccuracy When Estimating the Uncertainty of the Result of Data Processing Venue: ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition IMECE'2015, Houston, Texas, November 13-19, 2015 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva, Andrzej Pownuk, and Rodrigo Romero slides in pdf Date: November 7, 2015 Title: How to Explain the Empirical Success of Generalized Trigonometric Functions in Processing Discontinuous Signals Venue: Venue: UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, El Paso, Texas, November 7, 2015 Co-author: Pedro Barragan Olague slides in pdf Date: November 6, 2015 Title: Comparisons of Measurement Results as Constraints on Accuracies of Measuring Instruments: When Can We Determine the Accuracies from These Constraints? Venue: Eighth International Workshop on Constraints Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2015, El Paso, Texas, November 6, 2015 Co-author: Christian Servin slides in pdf Date: November 6, 2015 Title: Optimizing pred(25) Is NP-Hard Venue: Eighth International Workshop on Constraints Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2015, El Paso, Texas, November 6, 2015 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: November 6, 2015 Title: Constraint Approach to Multi-Objective Optimization Venue: Eighth International Workshop on Constraints Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2015, El Paso, Texas, November 6, 2015 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: November 4, 2015 Title: Standing on the Shoulders of the Giants: From Einstein's General Relativity and Zadeh's Fuzzy Logic to Computers of Generation Omega Venue: Conference of the Society for Design and Process Science, Fort Worth, Texas, November 1-5, 2015 slides in pdf Date: October 21-24, 2015 Title: How to Take Into Account a Student's Degree of Certainty When Evaluating the Test Results Venue: 45th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference FIE'2015, El Paso, Texas, October 21-24, 2015 Co-authors: Joe Lorkowski and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: October 15-17, 2015 Title: Why Copulas Have Been Successful in Many Practical Applications: A Theoretical Explanation Based on Computational Efficiency Venue: Fourth International Symposium on Integrated Uncertainty in Knowledge Modelling and Decision Making IUKM'2015, Nha Trang, Vietnam, October 15-17, 2015 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen, Songsak Sriboonchitta, and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: October 15-17, 2015 Title: Why ARMAX-GARCH Linear Models Successfully Describe Complex Nonlinear Phenomena: A Possible Explanation Venue: Fourth International Symposium on Integrated Uncertainty in Knowledge Modelling and Decision Making IUKM'2015, Nha Trang, Vietnam, October 15-17, 2015 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen, Olga Kosheleva, and Songsak Sriboonchitta slides in pdf Date: September 25, 2015 Title: Combining Interval and Probabilistic Uncertainty: What Is Computable? Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Computer Science seminar slides in pdf Date: September 8, 2015 Title: Decision Making under Interval (and More General) Uncertainty: Monetary vs. Utility Approaches Venue: 11th International Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics PPAM'2015, Krakow, Poland, September 6-9, 2015 Status: invited talk slides in pdf Date: September 8, 2015 Title: Optimizing Cloud Use under Interval Uncertainty Venue: 11th International Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics PPAM'2015, Krakow, Poland, September 6-9, 2015 Co-author: Esthela Gallardo slides in pdf Date: August 24-26, 2015 Title: How Transition from Purely Constructive Mathematics to Physics-Motivated Intuitionistic Mathematics Affects Decidability: An Important Facet of Mints's Legacy Venue: Third St.Petersburg Days of Logic and Computability, St. Petersburg, Russia, August 24-26, 2015 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: August 17-19, 2015 Title: Formalizing the Informal, Precisiating the Imprecise: How Fuzzy Logic Can Help Mathematicians and Physicists by Formalizing Their Intuitive Ideas Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2015 and 5th World Conference on Soft Computing, Redmond, Washington, August 17-19, 2015 Status: plenary talk slides in pdf Date: August 17-19, 2015 Title: From 1-D to 2-D Fuzzy: A Proof that Interval-Valued and Complex-Valued Are the Only Distributive Options Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2015 and 5th World Conference on Soft Computing, Redmond, Washington, August 17-19, 2015 Co-authors: Christian Servin and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: August 17-19, 2015 Title: Sometimes, It Is Beneficial to Process Different Types of Uncertainty Separately Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2015 and 5th World Conference on Soft Computing, Redmond, Washington, August 17-19, 2015 Co-authors: Chrysostomos D. Stylios and Andrzej Pownuk slides in pdf Date: August 17-19, 2015 Title: How to Speed Up Software Migration and Modernization: Successful Strategies Developed by Precisiating Expert Knowledge Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2015 and 5th World Conference on Soft Computing, Redmond, Washington, August 17-19, 2015 Co-authors: Francisco Zapata, Octavio Lerma, and Leobardo Valera slides in pdf Date: August 17-19, 2015 Title: Simple Linear Interpolation Explains All Usual Choices in Fuzzy Techniques: Membership Functions, t-Norms, t-Conorms, and Defuzzification Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2015 and 5th World Conference on Soft Computing, Redmond, Washington, August 17-19, 2015 Co-authors: Jonathan Quijas, Esthela Gallardo, Caio De Sa Lopes, Olga Kosheleva, and Shahnaz Shahbazova slides in pdf Date: August 17-19, 2015 Title: Symbolic Aggregate ApproXimation (SAX) under Interval Uncertainty Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2015 and 5th World Conference on Soft Computing, Redmond, Washington, August 17-19, 2015 Co-author: Chrysostomos D. Stylios slides in pdf Date: August 17-19, 2015 Title: Challenges to Worldwide Acceptance of Fuzzy Sets and Systems (panel presentation) Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2015 and 5th World Conference on Soft Computing, Redmond, Washington, August 17-19, 2015 slides in pdf ate: August 17-19, 2015 Title: What is the Role of Context (panel presentation) Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2015 and 5th World Conference on Soft Computing, Redmond, Washington, August 17-19, 2015 slides in pdf Date: August 5-6, 2015 Title: Why Sugeno lambda-Measures Venue: IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems FUZZ-IEEE'2015, Istanbul, Turkey, August 2-5, 2015 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen, Joe Lorkowski, and Saiful Abu slides in pdf Date: August 5-6, 2015 Title: How to Estimate Expected Shortfall When Probabilities Are Known with Interval or Fuzzy Uncertainty Venue: IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems FUZZ-IEEE'2015, Istanbul, Turkey, August 2-5, 2015 Co-authors: Christian Servin and Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: August 5-6, 2015 Title: Which Bio-Diversity Indices Are Most Adequate Venue: IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems FUZZ-IEEE'2015, Istanbul, Turkey, August 2-5, 2015 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva and Craig Tweedie slides in pdf Date: June 30 - July 3, 2015 Title: How Geophysicists' Intuition Helps Seismic Data Processing Venue: World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA'2015, joint with the Annual Conference of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology EUSFLAT'2015, Gijon, Asturias, Spain, June 30 - July 3, 2015 Co-author: Afshin Gholamy slides in pdf Date: June 30 - July 3, 2015 Title: How Success in a Task Depends on the Skills Level: Two Uncertainty-Based Justifications of a Semi-Heuristic Rasch Model Venue: World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA'2015, joint with the Annual Conference of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology EUSFLAT'2015, Gijon, Asturias, Spain, June 30 - July 3, 2015 Co-authors: Joe Lorkowski and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: June 30 - July 3, 2015 Title: Adding Possibilistic Knowledge to Probabilities Makes Many Problems Algorithmically Decidable Venue: World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA'2015, joint with the Annual Conference of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology EUSFLAT'2015, Gijon, Asturias, Spain, June 30 - July 3, 2015 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: May 8, 2015 Title: From Intervals Through Function Intervals to a General Description of Imprecise Probabilities Venue: Hybrid Modeling Languages (HyML) Meeting, Rice University, Houston, Texas, May 7-8, 2015 slides in pdf Date: April 11, 2015 Title: How Knowledge Propagates? A Fractal Model Justified on the Example of the Out of Eden Walk Venue: NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 11, 2015 Co-authors: Octavio Lerma, Leobardo Valera, and Deana Pennington slides in pdf Date: April 11, 2015 Title: If a Polynomial Mapping Is Rectifiable, then the Rectifying Polynomial Automorphism Can Be Algorithmically Computed Venue: NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 11, 2015 Co-authors: Julio Urenda and David Finston slides in pdf Date: April 11, 2015 Title: Why Sugeno lambda-Measures Venue: NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 11, 2015 Co-authors: Saiful Abu, Joe Lorkowski, and Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: March 28, 2015 Title: How Physics Can Influence What Is Computable: Taking Into Account that We Process Physical Data and that We Can Use Non-Standard Physical Phenomena to Process This Data Venue: Annual North American meeting of the Association for Symbolic Logic (ASL), Urbana-Champaign, March 25-28, 2015 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: March 6, 2015 Title: Creative Discussions or Memorization? Maybe Both? (on the example of teaching Computer Science) Venue: 12th International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 5-6, 2015 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: March 6, 2015 Title: How Knowledge Propagates? A Fractal Model Justified on the Example of the Out of Eden Walk Venue: 12th International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 5-6, 2015 Co-authors: Octavio Lerma, Leobardo Valera, and Deana Pennington slides in pdf Date: February 18, 2015 Title: CYBER-ShARE Center of Excellence: Sharing Resources to Advance Research and Education through Cyber-Infrastructure Venue: National Science Foundation (NSF) Meeting of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities -- Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) and Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) Principal Investigators and Program Directors, Washington, DC, February 18-19, 2015 Co-authors: Ann Q. Gates, Deana Pennington, Craig Tweedie, Aaron Velasco, and Natalia Villanueva-Rosales Presented by: Ann Gates poster in pdf Date: January 7-10, 2015 Title: What If We Only Have Approximate Stochastic Dominance? Venue: Eighth International Conference of the Thailand Econometric Society TES'2015, Chiang Mai, Thailand, January 7-10, 2015 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen and Songsak Sriboonchitta Status: invited talk slides in pdf Date: January 7-10, 2015 Title: From Mean and Median Income to the Most Adequate Way of Taking Inequality Into Account Venue: Eighth International Conference of the Thailand Econometric Society TES'2014, Chiang Mai, Thailand, January 7-10, 2015 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen and Rujira Ouncharoen slides in pdf

2014

Date: December 18, 2014 Title: A Constrained Multi-Objective Optimization Framework for Multiple Geophysical Data Sets: An Investigation of Crust & Upper Mantle Complexity Venue: Fall 2014 Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, California, December 15-19, 2014 Co-authors: Lennox Thompson, Aaron A. Velasco, and Anibal Sosa Presented by: Lennox Thompson poster in pdf Date: December 11, 2014 Title: Why Ricker Wavelets Are Successful in Processing Seismic Data: Towards a Theoretical Explanation Venue: IEEE Series of Symposia on Computational Intelligence SSCI'2014, Orlando, Florida, December 9-12, 2014 Co-author: Afshin Gholamy slides in pdf Date: December 11, 2014 Title: If We Take Into Account that Constraints Are Soft, Then Processing Constraints Becomes Algorithmically Solvable Venue: IEEE Series of Symposia on Computational Intelligence SSCI'2014, Orlando, Florida, December 9-12, 2014 Co-authors: Quentin Brefort, Luc Jaulin, and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: November 14, 2014 Title: How to Test Hypotheses When Exact Values are Replaced by Intervals to Protect Privacy: Case of t-Tests Venue: Dynamica Expo Biomedical Conference, El Paso, Texas, November 14-15, 2014 Co-author: Christian Servin slides in pdf poster in pdf Date: November 1, 2014 Title: How to Assign Weights to Different Factors in Vulnerability Analysis: Towards a Justification of a Heuristic Technique Venue: UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, El Paso, Texas, November 1, 2014 Co-authors: Beverly Rivera, Irbis Gallegos Presented by: Beverly Rivera slides in pdf Date: November 1, 2014 Title: On Uncertainty Propagation: A Feasible Algorithm for Checking Whether an Expression Is Equivalent to a Single-Use One (SUE) Venue: UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, El Paso, Texas, November 1, 2014 Co-authors: Joe Lorkowski and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: October 31, 2014 Title: If Many Physicists Are Right and No Physical Theory Is Perfect, Then by Using Physical Observations, We Can Feasibly Solve Almost All Instances of Each NP-Complete Problem Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Computer Science seminar Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva and Michael Zakharevich slides in pdf Date: October 12-13, 2014 Title: Log-Periodic Power Law as a Predictor of Catastrophic Events: A New Mathematical Justification Venue: International Conference on Risk Analysis of Meteorological Disasters RAMD'14, Nanjing, China, October 12-13, 2014 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen and Songsak Sriboonchitta slides in pdf Date: October 12-13, 2014 Title: Increased Climate Variability Is More Visible Than Global Warming: A General System-Theory Explanation Venue: International Conference on Risk Analysis of Meteorological Disasters RAMD'14, Nanjing, China, October 12-13, 2014 Co-authors: L. Octavio Lerma and Craig Tweedie slides in pdf Date: October 5-8, 2014 Title: r-Bounded Fuzzy Measures are Equivalent to epsilon-Possibility Measures Venue: IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics SMC'2014, San Diego, California, October 5-8, 2014 Co-authors: Karen Richart and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: October 5-8, 2014 Title: How to Estimate Relative Spatial Resolution of Different Maps or Images of the Same Area? Venue: IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics SMC'2014, San Diego, California, October 5-8, 2014 Co-authors: Christian Servin and Aaron Velasco slides in pdf Date: September 21-26, 2014 Title: Towards the Possibility of Objective Interval Uncertainty in Physics. II Venue: 16th GAMM - IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Verified Numerical Computation SCAN'2014, Wuerzburg, Germany, September 21-26, 2014 Co-author: Luc Longpre slides in pdf Date: September 21-26, 2014 Title: How Much For an Interval? a Set? a Twin Set? a p-Box? A Kaucher Interval? Towards an Economics-Motivated Approach to Decision Making Under Uncertainty Venue: 16th GAMM - IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Verified Numerical Computation SCAN'2014, Wuerzburg, Germany, September 21-26, 2014 Co-author: Joe Lorkowski slides in pdf Date: September 21, 2014 Title: From Global to Local Constraints: A Constructive Version of Bloch's Principle Venue: Seventh International Workshop on Constraints Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2014, Wuerzburg, Germany, September 21, 2014 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: September 21, 2014 Title: Range Estimation under Constraints is Computable Unless There Is a Discontinuity Venue: Seventh International Workshop on Constraints Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2014, Wuerzburg, Germany, September 21, 2014 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: September 9-12, 2014 Title: Interval Computations and Interval-Related Statistical Techniques: Tools for Estimating Uncertainty of the Results of Data Processing and Indirect Measurements Venue: International Conference on Advanced Mathematical and Computational Tools in Metrology and Testing AMTCM'2014, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 9-12, 2014 Status: plenary talk slides in pdf Date: September 9-12, 2014 Title: Inverse problems in theory and practice of measurements and metrology Venue: International Conference on Advanced Mathematical and Computational Tools in Metrology and Testing AMTCM'2014, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 9-12, 2014 Co-authors: Konstantin K. Semenov and Gennadi N. Solopchenko Presented by: Konstantin K. Semenov and Gennadi N. Solopchenko Date: September 9-12, 2014 Title: Fuzzy intervals as foundation of metrological support for computations with inaccurate data Venue: International Conference on Advanced Mathematical and Computational Tools in Metrology and Testing AMTCM'2014, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 9-12, 2014 Co-authors: Konstantin K. Semenov and Gennadi N. Solopchenko Presented by: Konstantin K. Semenov and Gennadi N. Solopchenko Date: August 8, 2014 Title: Finding More Efficient Algorithms for Connecting the Dots Between Entities in Intelligent Analysis Venue: 2014 Homeland Security Summer Scholars Academy, El Paso, Texas, August 8, 2014 Co-authors: Nicholas Sun, Shekh Motahar Naim, and Mahmud Shahriar Hossain Presented by: Nicholas Sun slides in pdf Date: August 2, 2014 Title: Finding More Efficient Algorithms for Connecting the Dots Between Entities in Intelligent Analysis Venue: College Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI) Symposium, El Paso, Texas, August 2, 2014 Co-authors: Nicholas Sun, Shekh Motahar Naim, and Mahmud Shahriar Hossain Presented by: Nicholas Sun slides in pdf Date: July 27-30, 2014 Title: Decision Making under Interval and Fuzzy Uncertainty: Utility Approach Venue: Eleventh International Symposium on Management Engineering ISME'2014, Kitakyushu, Japan, July 27-30, 2014 Status: keynote talk slides in pdf Date: July 27-30, 2014 Title: How Design Quality Improves with Increasing Computational Abilities: General Formulas and Case Study of Aircraft Fuel Efficiency Venue: Eleventh International Symposium on Management Engineering ISME'2014, Kitakyushu, Japan, July 27-30, 2014 Co-authors: Joe Lorkowski, Olga Kosheleva, and Sergei Soloviev slides in pdf Date: July 13-16, 2014 Title: Towards Efficient Ways of Estimating Failure Probability of Mechanical Structures Under Interval Uncertainty Venue: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Second International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management ICVRAM'2014 and Sixth International Symposium on Uncertainty Modelling and Analysis ISUMA'2014, Liverpool, UK, July 13-16, 2014 Co-authors: Michael Beer and Marco De Angelis slides in pdf Date: July 13-16, 2014 Title: How to Compare Different Range Estimations: A Symmetry-Based Approach Venue: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Second International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management ICVRAM'2014 and Sixth International Symposium on Uncertainty Modelling and Analysis ISUMA'2014, Liverpool, UK, July 13-16, 2014 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: July 6-11, 2014 Title: Towards Decision Making under Interval, Set-Valued, Fuzzy, and Z-Number Uncertainty: A Fair Price Approach Venue: IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2014, Beijing, China, July 6-11, 2014 Co-authors: Joe Lorkowski and Rafik Aliev slides in pdf Date: July 6-11, 2014 Title: "And"- and "Or"-Operations for "Double", "Triple", etc. Fuzzy Sets Venue: IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2014, Beijing, China, July 6-11, 2014 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: July 6-11, 2014 Title: Approximate Nature of Traditional Fuzzy Methodology Naturally Leads to Complex-Valued Fuzzy Degrees Venue: IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2014, Beijing, China, July 6-11, 2014 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: June 24-26, 2014 Title: Interval and Symmetry Approaches to Uncertainty -- Pioneered by Wiener -- Help Explain Seemingly Irrational Human Behavior: A Case Study Venue: 2014 Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2014, Boston, Massachusetts, June 24-26, 2014 Co-author: Joe Lorkowski slides in pdf Date: June 24-26, 2014 Title: Towards Efficient Algorithms for Approximating a Fuzzy Relation by Fuzzy Rules: Case When "And"- and "Or"-Operation are Distributive Venue: 2014 Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2014, Boston, Massachusetts, June 24-26, 2014 Co-author: Christian Servin Presented by: Christian Servin slides in pdf Date: June 24-26, 2014 Title: Wiener's Conjecture About Transformation Groups Helps Predict Which Fuzzy Techniques Work Better Venue: 2014 Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2014, Boston, Massachusetts, June 24-26, 2014 Co-authors: Francisco Zapata and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: May 25-28, 2014 Title: Decision Making under Interval Uncertainty: What Can and What Cannot Be Computed in Linear Time and in Real Time Venue: Sixth International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing REC'2014, Chicago, Illinois, May 25-28, 2014 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva Status: keynote talk slides in pdf Date: May 25-28, 2014 Title: From Interval-Valued Probabilities to Interval-Valued Possibilities: Case Studies of Interval Computation under Constraints Venue: Sixth International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing REC'2014, Chicago, Illinois, May 25-28, 2014 Co-authors: L. Gutierrez, M. Ceberio, V. Kreinovich, R. L. Gruver, M. Pena, M. J. Rister, A. Saldana, J. Vasquez, J. Ybarra, and S. Benferhat slides in pdf Date: May 25-27, 2014 Title: Fuzzy Logic Ideas Can Help in Explaining Kahneman and Tversky's Empirical Decision Weights Venue: 4th World Conference on Soft Computing, Berkeley, California, May 25-27, 2014 Co-author: Joe Lorkowski Presented by: Joe Lorkowski slides in pdf Date: May 25-27, 2014 Title: How Much For An Interval? For a Set? For a Fuzzy Set? Towards an Economics-Motivated Approach to Decision Making Under Interval and Fuzzy Uncertainty Venue: 4th World Conference on Soft Computing, Berkeley, California, May 25-27, 2014 Status: plenary talk Co-authors: Rafik Aliev and Joe Lorkowski slides in pdf Date: April 23, 2014 Title: Logic of Scientific Discovery: How Physical Induction Affects What Is Computable Venue: The International Interdisciplinary Conference Philosophy, Mathematics, Linguistics: Aspects of Interaction 2014 PhML'2014, St. Petersburg, Russia, April 21-25, 2014 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: April 7-11, 2014 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: International Workshop "Information, Uncertainty, and Imprecision" WIUI'2014, Olomouc, Czech Republic, April 7-11, 2014 slides in pdf Date: April 7-11, 2014 Title: Decision Making under Uncertainty: Utility-Based Approach Venue: International Workshop "Information, Uncertainty, and Imprecision" WIUI'2014, Olomouc, Czech Republic, April 7-11, 2014 1st part of slides in pdf 2nd part of slides in pdf Date: March 5-7, 2014 Title: A Simple Geometric Model Provides a Possible Quantitative Explanation of the Advantages of Immediate Feedback in Student Learning Venue: 11th International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 5-7, 2014 Co-authors: Octavio Lerma and Olga Kosheleva Presented by: Octavio Lerma slides in pdf Date: March 5-7, 2014 Title: Towards Designing Optimal Individualized Placement Tests Venue: 11th International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 5-7, 2014 Co-authors: Octavio Lerma, Olga Kosheleva, and Shahnaz Shahbazova slides in pdf Date: January 8, 2014 Title: How to Detect Linear Dependence on the Copula Level? Venue: Sixth International Conference of the Thailand Econometric Society, Chiang Mai, Thailand, January 8-9, 2014 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen and Songsak Sriboonchitta slides in pdf Date: January 8-9, 2014 Title: Vine Copulas as a Way to Describe and Analyze Multi-Variate Dependence in Econometrics: Computational Motivation and Comparison with Bayesian Networks and Fuzzy Approaches Venue: Sixth International Conference of the Thailand Econometric Society, Chiang Mai, Thailand, January 8-9, 2014 Co-authors: Songsak Sriboonchitta, Jainxi Liu, and Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf

2013

Date: December 15-18, 2013 Title: Density-Based Fuzzy Clustering as a First Step to Learning Rules: Challenges and Solutions Venue: 3rd World Conference on Soft Computing, San Antonio, December 15-18, 2013 Co-author: Gozde Ulutagay slides in pdf Date: December 15-18, 2013 Title: Computing Covariance and Correlation in Optimally Privacy-Protected Statistical Databases: Feasible Algorithms Venue: 3rd World Conference on Soft Computing, San Antonio, December 15-18, 2013 Co-authors: Joshua Day and Ali Jalal-Kamali Presented by: Ali Jalal-Kamali slides in pdf Date: December 15-18, 2013 Title: Processing Quantities with Heavy-Tailed Distribution of Measurement Uncertainty: How to Estimate the Tails of the Results of Data Processing Venue: 3rd World Conference on Soft Computing, San Antonio, December 15-18, 2013 Co-author: Michal Holcapek slides in pdf Date: December 15-18, 2013 Title: Fuzzy Sets Can Be Interpreted as Limits of Crisp Sets, and This Can Help to Fuzzify Crisp Notions Venue: 3rd World Conference on Soft Computing, San Antonio, December 15-18, 2013 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva and Thavatchai Ngamsantivong slides in pdf Date: December 15-18, 2013 Title: How to Gauge Accuracy of Measurements and of Expert Estimates: Beyond Normal Distributions Venue: 3rd World Conference on Soft Computing, San Antonio, December 15-18, 2013 Co-authors: Christian Servin, Aline Jaimes, Craig Tweedie, Aaron Velasco, and Omar Ochoa Presented by: Christian Servin slides in pdf Date: November 24-28, 2013 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Informatics ICAMI'2013, San Andres Island, Colombia, November 24-28, 2013 slides in pdf Date: November 15, 2013 Title: Quantum Social Science, A review of a recent book by E. Haven and A. Khrennikov Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Computer Science Seminar slides in pdf Date: November 2, 2013 Title: From Interval-Valued Probabilities to Interval-Valued Possibilities: Case Studies of Interval Computation under Constraints Venue: UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, El Paso, Texas, November 2, 2013 Co-authors: Luis Gutierrez, Salem Benferhat, Martine Ceberio, Vladik Kreinovich, Rebekah L. Gruver, Marianna Pena, Matthew J. Rister, Abraham Saldana, John Vasquez, and Janelle Ybarra Presented by: Luis Gutierrez slides in pdf Date: November 1-2, 2013 Title: Algebraic Product is the Only t-Norm for Which Optimization Under Fuzzy Constraints is Scale-Invariant Venue: Sixth International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2013, El Paso, Texas, November 1-2, 2013 Co-authors: Juan Carlos Figueroa Garcia and Martine Ceberio Presented by: Juan Carlos Figueroa Garcia slides in pdf Date: November 1-2, 2013 Title: Peak-End Rule: A Utility-Based Explanation Venue: Sixth International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2013, El Paso, Texas, November 1-2, 2013 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: November 1-2, 2013 Title: Towards a Physically Meaningful Definition of Computable Discontinuous and Multi-Valued Functions (Constraints) Venue: Sixth International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2013, El Paso, Texas, November 1-2, 2013 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: October 14, 2013 Title: Computing with Words: Towards a New Tuple-Based Formalization Venue: IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics IEEE SMC'2012, Manchester, UK, October 13-16, 2013 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva, Ariel Garcia, Felipe Jovel, Luis A. Torres Escobedo, and Thavatchai Ngamsantivong slides in pdf Date: October 14, 2013 Title: Towards Discrete Interval, Set, and Fuzzy Computations Venue: IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics IEEE SMC'2012, Manchester, UK, October 13-16, 2013 Co-authors: Enrique Portillo and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: October 14, 2013 Title: A Symmetry-Based Approach to Selecting Membership Functions and Its Relation to Chemical Kinetics Venue: IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics IEEE SMC'2012, Manchester, UK, October 13-16, 2013 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva, Jorge Y. Cabrera, Mario Gutierrez, and Thavatchai Ngamsantivong slides in pdf Date: July 7-10, 2013 Title: Relation Between Polling and Likert-Scale Approaches to Eliciting Membership Degrees Clarified by Quantum Computing Venue: 2013 International Conference on Fuzzy Systems FUZZ-IEEE'2013, Hyderabad, India, July 7-10, 2013 Co-authors: Renata Hax Sander Reiser, Adriano Maron, Lidiana Visintin, and Ana Maria Abeijon slides in pdf Date: July 7-10, 2013 Title: Aggregation Operations from Quantum Computing Venue: 2013 International Conference on Fuzzy Systems FUZZ-IEEE'2013, Hyderabad, India, July 7-10, 2013 Co-authors: Lidiana Visintin, Renata Hax Sander Reiser, and Adriano Maron slides in pdf Date: July 7-10, 2013 Title: Why Inverse F-transform? A Compression-Based Explanation Venue: 2013 International Conference on Fuzzy Systems FUZZ-IEEE'2013, Hyderabad, India, July 7-10, 2013 Co-authors: Irina Perfilieva and Vilem Novak slides in pdf Date: July 7-10, 2013 Title: How to Deal with Context in Computing with Words: A Type-2-Motivated Approach Venue: 2013 International Conference on Fuzzy Systems FUZZ-IEEE'2013, Hyderabad, India, July 7-10, 2013 slides in pdf Date: July 7-10, 2013 Title: Since one of the main advantages of fuzzy techniques is easiness-of-use, why make them more complicated? Venue: 2013 International Conference on Fuzzy Systems FUZZ-IEEE'2013, Hyderabad, India, July 7-10, 2013 slides in ppt Date: June 24-28, 2013 Title: Estimating Third Central Moment C3 for Privacy Case under Interval and Fuzzy Uncertainty Venue: Joint World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association and Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society IFSA/NAFIPS'2013, Edmonton, Canada, June 24-28, 2013 Co-author: Ali Jalal-Kamali Presented by: Ali Jalal-Kamali slides in pdf Date: June 24-28, 2013 Title: Why Complex-Valued Fuzzy? Why Complex Values in General? A Computational Explanation Venue: Joint World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association and Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society IFSA/NAFIPS'2013, Edmonton, Canada, June 24-28, 2013 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva and Thavatchai Ngamsantivong slides in pdf Date: June 24-28, 2013 Title: Likert-Scale Fuzzy Uncertainty from a Traditional Decision Making Viewpoint: Incorporating both Subjective Probabilities and Utility Information Venue: Joint World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association and Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society IFSA/NAFIPS'2013, Edmonton, Canada, June 24-28, 2013 Co-author: Joe Lorkowski Presented by: Joe Lorkowski slides in pdf Date: June 24-28, 2013 Title: Towards a Better Understanding of Space-Time Causality: Kolmogorov Complexity and Causality as a Matter of Degree Venue: Joint World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association and Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society IFSA/NAFIPS'2013, Edmonton, Canada, June 24-28, 2013 Co-author: Andres Ortiz slides in pdf Date: June 16-20, 2013 Title: Comparing intervals and moments for the quantification of coarse information Venue: Mini-Symposium "Engineering Analyses with Vague and Imprecise Information" at the 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability ICOSSAR'2013, New York, June 16-20, 2013 Co-author: Michael Beer Presented by: Michael Beer slides in ppt Date: May 28-31, 2013 Title: From "I Ching" to Decision Making under Interval Uncertainty Venue: International Conference on Uncertainty in Xian, China, May 28-31, 2013 slides in pdf Date: May 10, 2013 Title: How Time Variability of Temperature Depends on a Spatial Location: A Model and Preliminary Results of Its Testing Venue: Cyber-ShARE Center environmental seminar Co-author: Christian Servin slides in pdf Date: April 16-19, 2013 Title: From p-Boxes to p-Ellipsoids: Towards an Optimal Representation of Imprecise Probabilities Venue: IEEE Series of Symposia on Computational Intelligence SSCI'2013, Singapore, April 16-19, 2013. Co-author: Konstantin K. Semenov slides in pdf Date: April 16-19, 2013 Title: Data Anonymization that Leads to the Most Accurate Estimates of Statistical Characteristics Venue: IEEE Series of Symposia on Computational Intelligence SSCI'2013, Singapore, April 16-19, 2013. Co-author: Gang Xiang slides in pdf Dates: April 6, 2013 Title: Towards Model Fusion in Geophysics: How to Estimate Accuracy of Different Models Venue: NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 6, 2013 Co-authors: Omar Ochoa, Aaron Velasco, and Christian Servin slides in pdf Dates: April 6, 2013 Title: For Describing Uncertainty, Ellipsoids Are Better than Generic Polyhedra and Probably Better than Boxes: A Remark Venue: NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 6, 2013 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: March 2-3, 2013 Title: Brans-Dicke Scalar-Tensor Theory of Gravitation May Explain Time Asymmetry of Physical Processes Venue: 36th Annual Texas Partial Differential Equations Conference, El Paso, Texas, March 2-3, 2013. Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: February 14, 2013 Title: Decision Making under Uncertainty: Algorithmic Approach (brief overview of related UTEP research) Venue: Interdisciplinary Symposium on Decision-Making Research "Decision Analysis, Risk-Taking Behavior, and Healthcare", El Paso, Texas, February 13-15, 2013 slides in pdf Date: January 10-11, 2013 Title: Why Clayton and Gumbel Copulas: A Symmetry-Based Explanation Venue: Sixth International Conference of the Thailand Econometric Society TES'2013, January 10-11, 2013 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen and Songsak Sriboonchitta slides in pdf

2012

Date: December 3-5, 2012 Title: Need for Expert Knowledge (and Soft Computing) in Geosciences Venue: Second World Congress on Soft Computing, Baku, Azerbaijan, December 3-5, 2012 slides in pdf Date: November 6-9, 2012 Title: Os Lusiadas of Computations under Uncertainty: from Probabilities to Intervals to Fuzzy to Interval-Valued Fuzzy and Beyond Venue: Brazilian Congress on Fuzzy Systems CBSF'2012, Natal, Brazil, November 6-9, 2012 slides in pdf Date: November 1, 2012 Title: Decision Making under Uncertainty: Utility-Based Approach Venue: Decision Making Working Group meeting, El Paso, Texas, November 1, 2012 1st part of slides in pdf 2nd part of slides in pdf Date: October 27, 2012 Title: Use of Grothendieck's Inequality in Interval Computations: Quadratic Terms are Estimated Accurately (Modulo a Constant Factor) Venue: UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, El Paso, Texas, October 27, 2012 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: October 14-17, 2012 Title: How to Divide Students into Groups so as to Optimize Learning: Towards a Solution to a Pedagogy-Related Optimization Problem Venue: IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics IEEE SMC'2012, Seoul, Korea, October 14-17, 2012 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: September 23-29, 2012 Title: Use of Grothendieck's Inequality in Interval Computations: Quadratic Terms are Estimated Accurately (Modulo a Constant Factor) Venue: 15th GAMM - IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Verified Numerical Computation SCAN'2012, Novosibirsk, Russia, September 23-29, 2012 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: September 23-29, 2012 Title: Decision Making under Interval Uncertainty Venue: 15th GAMM - IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Verified Numerical Computation SCAN'2012, Novosibirsk, Russia, September 23-29, 2012 slides in pdf Date: September 23-29, 2012 Title: Processing Measurement Uncertainty: From Intervals and p-Boxes to Probabilistic Nested Intervals Venue: 15th GAMM - IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Verified Numerical Computation SCAN'2012, Novosibirsk, Russia, September 23-29, 2012 Co-authors: Konstantin K. Semenov and Gennadi N. Solopchenko Presented by: Konstantin K. Semenov slides in pdf Date: September 23, 2012 Title: Algorithmics of Checking Whether a Mapping Is Injective, Surjective, and/or Bijective Venue: Fifth International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProD'12, Novosibirsk, Russia, September 23, 2012 Co-authors: E. Cabral Balreira and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: September 23, 2012 Title: Simplicity Is Worse Than Theft: A Constraint-Based Explanation of a Seemingly Counter-Intuitive Russian Saying Venue: Fifth International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProD'12, Novosibirsk, Russia, September 23, 2012 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: September 23, 2012 Title: Constraint Optimization: From Efficient Computation of What Can Be Achieved to Efficient Computation of How to Achieve The Corresponding Optimum Venue: Fifth International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProD'12, Novosibirsk, Russia, September 23, 2012 Co-authors: Ali Jalal-Kamali and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: September 18, 2012 Title: Decision Making under Interval Uncertainty Venue: Mathematics and Statistics Department Seminar, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand slides in pdf Date: August 6-8, 2012 Title: Assessment of Functional Impairment in Human Locomotion: Fuzzy-Motivated Approach Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, Berkeley, California, August 6-8, 2012 Co-authors: Murad Alaqtash and Thompson Sarkodie-Gyan slides in pdf Date: August 6-8, 2012 Title: Need for Expert Knowledge (and Soft Computing) in Cyberinfrastructure-Based Data Processing Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, Berkeley, California, August 6-8, 2012 slides in pdf Date: August 6-8, 2012 Title: Locating Local Extrema under Interval Uncertainty: Multi-D Case Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, Berkeley, California, August 6-8, 2012 Co-author: Karen Villaverde slides in pdf Date: June 25-29, 2012 Title: Optimizing Computer Representation and Computer Processing of Epistemic Uncertainty for Risk-Informed Decision Making: Finances etc. Venue: International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management / European Safety and Reliability PSAM'11/ESREL'12, Helsinki, Finland, June 25-29, 2012 Co-authors: Nitaya Buntao and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: June 10-15, 2012 Title: Semi-Heuristic Poverty Measures Used by Economists: Justification Motivated by Fuzzy Techniques Venue: IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2012 Brisbane, Australia, June 10-15, 2012 Co-authors: Karen Villaverde, Nagwa Albehery, and Tonghui Wang slides in pdf Date: June 10-15, 2012 Title: Why Bernstein Polynomials Are Better: Fuzzy-Inspired Justification Venue: IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2012 Brisbane, Australia, June 10-15, 2012 Co-authors: Jaime Nava and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: June 10-15, 2012 Title: Zadeh's Vision of Going from Fuzzy to Computing With Words: from the Idea's Origin to Current Successes to Remaining Challenges Venue: IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2012 Brisbane, Australia, June 10-15, 2012 slides in pdf Date: May 18, 2012 Title: Infinitesimals: From Informal Calculus Ideas of Newton and Leibniz to Modern Consistent Theory, with Applications to Decision Making and Uncertainty Analysis Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Computer Science Seminar Date: April 27, 2012 Title: Interval computations Venue: visit of AP students from Coronado High School, El Paso, Texas Date: April 13, 2012 Title: Uncertainty in Eddy Covariance Measurements: An Overview Based on a Recent Book Edited by Marc Aubinet, Timo Vesala, and Dario Papale Venue: Cyber-ShARE Center environmental seminar Co-authors: Aline Jaimes and Jaime Nava slides in pdf Date: April 5, 2012 Title: Research-Related Projects for Graduate Students as a Tool to Motivate Graduate Students in Classes Outside Their Direct Interest Areas Venue: Gulf Southwest Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education ASEE-GSW'2012, El Paso, Texas, April 4-7, 2012 slides in pdf Date: March 31, 2012 Title: Six Thinking Hats Heuristic Methodology: Towards a Fuzzy-Logic-Based Explanation Venue: 11th Joint NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, Las Cruces, New Mexico, March 31, 2012 Co-author: Karen Villaverde slides in pdf Date: March 1, 2012 Title: How to Help Graduate Students Become Independent Researchers: a Challenge and Possible Solutions Venue: Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 1-2, 2012 Co-author: Jaime Nava slides in pdf Date: February 2, 2012 Title: Kinematic Spaces: Motivations from Space-Time Physics, Main Mathematical Results, Algorithmic Results and Challenges, and Possible Relation to de Vries Algebras Venue: New Mexico State University, Department of Mathematical Sciences Seminar Co-author: Francisco Zapata slides in pdf Date: January 12-13, 2012 Title: Prediction in Econometrics: Towards Mathematical Justification of Simple (and Successful) Heuristics Venue: Fifth International Conference of the Thailand Econometric Society, Chiang Mai, Thailand, January 12-13, 2012. Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen and Songsak Sriboonchitta slides in pdf Date: January 8-10, 2012 Title: Optimal Sensor Placement in Environmental Research: Designing a Sensor Network under Uncertainty Venue: King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Department of Applied Statistics, Seminar Co-authors: Aline Jaimes, Craig Tweedy, Tanja Magoc, and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf

2011

Date: December 2, 2011 Title: Engineering and Science: How They Differ, and Why We Need This Difference Venue: Mathematics Education Research Seminar (MERS), University of Texas at El Paso. slides in pdf Date: November 26 - December 4, 2011 Title: Estimating Probability of Failure of a Complex System Based on Inexact Information about Subsystems and Components, with Potential Applications to Aircraft Maintenance Venue: 10th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence MICAI'2011, Puebla, Mexico, November 26 - December 4, 2011 Co-authors: Christelle Jacob, Didier Dubois, Janette Cardoso, Martine Ceberio, and Ildar Batyrshin Presented by: Ildar Batyrshin slides in pdf Date: November 26 - December 4, 2011 Title: No-Free-Lunch Result for Interval and Fuzzy Computing: When Bounds Are Unusually Good, Their Computation Is Unusually Slow Venue: 10th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence MICAI'2011, Puebla, Mexico, November 26 - December 4, 2011 Co-author: Martine Ceberio Presented by: Ildar Batyrshin slides in pdf Date: November 5, 2011 Title: Propagating Range (Uncertainty) and Continuity Information Through Computations: From Real-Valued Intervals to General Sets Venue: 10th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, El Paso, Texas, November 5, 2011 slides in pdf Date: November 4, 2011 Title: Propagating Range (Uncertainty) and Continuity Information Through Computations: From Real-Valued Intervals to General Sets Venue: Seminar, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at El Paso slides in pdf Date: October 12-15, 2011 Title: Rod and Spring Approximation Venue: 41st ASEE/IEEE Conference on Frontiers in Education FIE'2011, Rapid City, South Dakota, October 12-15, 2011 Co-authors: Steven Gutstein, Eric Freudenthal, Ali Jamal-Kamali, and David Morgenthaler Presented by: Eric Freudenthal slides in PowerPoint Date: October 9-12, 2011 Title: Processing Interval Sensor Data in the Presence of Outliers, with Potential Applications to Localizing Underwater Robots Venue: 2011 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics SMC'2011, Anchorage, Alaska, October 9-12, 2011 Co-authors: Jan Sliwka, Luc Jaulin, and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: September 11-16, 2011 Title: Towards Optimal Representation and Processing of Uncertainty for Decision Making, on the Example of Economics-Related Heavy-Tailed Distributions Venue: Venue: Dagstuhl Seminar on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis with Intervals: Foundations, Tools, Applications, Dagstuhl, Germany, September 11-16, 2011 slides in pdf Date: September 7, 2011 Title: Estimating Probability of Failure of a Complex System based on Partial Information about Subsystems and Components, with Potential Applications to Aircraft Maintenance Venue: Computational Sciences Program Seminar, University of Texas at El Paso Co-authors: Christelle Jacob, Didier Dubois, Janette Cardoso, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich slides in pdf Date: September 1-2, 2011 Title: Dynamic Fuzzy Logic Leads to More Adequate "And" and "Or" Operations Venue: Sixth International Conference on Soft Computing, Computing with Words and Perceptions in System Analysis, Decision and Control ICSCCW'2011, Antalya, Turkey, September 1-2, 2011 slides in pdf Date: September 1-2, 2011 Title: Estimating Mean and Variance under Interval Uncertainty: Dynamic Case Venue: Sixth International Conference on Soft Computing, Computing with Words and Perceptions in System Analysis, Decision and Control ICSCCW'2011, Antalya, Turkey, September 1-2, 2011 Co-author: Rafik Aliev slides in pdf Date: August 11, 2011 Title: Why F-Transforms in the Analysis of Time Series: A Theoretical Justification Venue: Institute for Research and Applications of Fuzzy Modeling, University of Ostrava, Czech Republic Date: August 7, 2011 Title: Linear-Time Resource Allocation in Security Games with Identical Fully Protective Resources Venue: AAAI Workshop on Applied Adversarial Reasoning and Risk Modeling AARM'11, San Francisco, California Co-authors: Octavio Lerma and Christopher Kiekintveld Presented by: Christopher Kiekintveld Date: June 27, 2011 Title: Reliability Analysis for Aerospace Applications: Reducing Over-Conservative Expert Estimates in the Presence of Limited Data Venue: Thirteenth International Conference on Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets and Granular Computing RSFDGrC'2011, Moscow, Russia, June 25-27, 2011 slides in pdf Date: June 25, 2011 Title: Estimating Probability of Failure of a Complex System based on Partial Information about Subsystems and Components, with Potential Applications to Aircraft Maintenance Venue: International Workshop on Soft Computing Applications and Knowledge Discovery SCAKD'2011, Moscow, Russia, June 25, 2011 Co-authors: Christelle Jacob, Didier Dubois, Janette Cardoso, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich slides in pdf Date: June 25, 2011 Title: Towards Faster Estimation of Statistics and ODEs under Interval, P-Box, and Fuzzy Uncertainty: From Interval Computations to Rough Set-Related Computations Venue: Thirteenth International Conference on Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets and Granular Computing RSFDGrC'2011, Moscow, Russia, June 25-27, 2011 slides in pdf Date: June 7-9, 2011 Title: A cyberinfrastructure for integrating data from an eddy covariance tower, robotic tram system for measuring hyperspectral reflectance, and a network of phenostations and phenocams at a Chihuahuan Desert research site Venue: FLUXNET and Remote Sensing Open Workshop: Towards Upscaling Flux Information from Towers to the Globe, Berkeley, California, June 7-9, 2011 Co-authors: Christine Laney, Ryan Cody, Irbis Gallegos, John Gammon, Ann Gates, Libia Gonzalez, Jose Herrera, Aline Jaimes, Ari Kassin, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Gesuri Ramirez, Leonardo Salayandia, and Craig Tweedie Presented by: Aline Jaimes Date: May 23-26, 2011 Title: Estimating Covariance for Privacy Case under Interval and Fuzzy Uncertainty Venue: World Conference on Soft Computing, San Francisco, California, May 23-26, 2011 Co-authors: Ali Jalal-Kamali and Luc Longpre Presented by: Ali Jalal-Kamali slides in pdf Date: May 23-26, 2011 Title: Measures of Deviation (and Dependence) for Heavy-Tailed Distributions and their Estimation under Interval and Fuzzy Uncertainty Venue: World Conference on Soft Computing, San Francisco, California, May 23-26, 2011 Co-author: Nitaya Buntao slides in pdf Date: May 23-26, 2011 Title: Optimizing Trajectories for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Patrolling the Border Venue: World Conference on Soft Computing, San Francisco, California, May 23-26, 2011 Co-authors: Chris Kiekintveld and Octavio Lerma slides in pdf Date: April 11-15, 2011 Title: From Processing Interval-Valued Fuzzy Data to General Type-2: Towards Fast Algorithms Venue: IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, Paris, France, April 11-15, 2011 slides in pdf Date: April 11, 2011 Title: Designing, Understanding, and Analyzing Unconventional Computation Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Computer Science slides in pdf Date: April 6, 2011 Title: Propagation and Provenance of Uncertainty in Cyberinfrastructure-Related Data Processing Venue: Computational Sciences seminar, University of Texas at El Paso slides in pdf Date: April 2, 2011 Title: I-Complexity and Discrete Derivative of Logarithms: A Group-Theoretic Explanation Venue: 9th Joint NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, Las Cruses, New Mexico, April 2, 2011 Co-author: Jaime Nava slides in pdf Date: April 2, 2011 Title: Orthogonal Bases Are the Best: A Theorem Justifying Bruno Apolloni's Heuristic Neural Network Idea Venue: 9th Joint NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, Las Cruses, New Mexico, April 2, 2011 Co-author: Jaime Nava slides in pdf Date: March 18-20, 2011 Title: Reducing Over-Conservative Expert Failure Rate Estimates in the Presence of Limited Data: A New Probabilistic/Fuzzy Approach Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2011, El Paso, Texas, March 18-20, 2011 Co-authors: Carlos Ferregut and F. Joshua Campos slides in pdf Date: March 18-20, 2011 Title: Fundamental Physical Equations Can Be Derived By Applying Fuzzy Methodology to Informal Physical Ideas Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2011, El Paso, Texas, March 18-20, 2011 Co-author: Eric Gutierrez slides in pdf Date: March 18-20, 2011 Title: Towards Optimal Sensor Placement in Multi-Zone Measurements Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2011, El Paso, Texas, March 18-20, 2011 Co-authors: Octavio Lerma and Craig Tweedie Presented by: Octavio Lerma slides in pdf Date: March 18-20, 2011 Title: Fusing Continuous and Discrete Data, on the Example of Merging Seismic and Gravity Models in Geophysics Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2011, El Paso, Texas, March 18-20, 2011 Co-authors: Omar Ochoa and Aaron Velasco slides in pdf Date: March 17, 2011 Title: Under Physics-Motivated Constraints, Generally-Non-Algorithmic Computational Problems Become Algorithmically Solvable Venue: Fourth International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProD'11, El Paso, Texas, March 17, 2011 slides in pdf Date: March 17, 2011 Title: Adding Constraints - A (Seemingly Counterintuitive but) Useful Heuristic in Solving Difficult Problems Venue: Fourth International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProD'11, El Paso, Texas, March 17, 2011 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: March 17, 2011 Title: Why Curvature in L-Curve: Combining Soft Constraints Venue: Fourth International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProD'11, El Paso, Texas, March 17, 2011 Co-authors: Anibal Sosa and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: March 10-11, 2011 Title: Towards Making Theory of Computation Course More Understandable and Relevant: Recursive Functions, For-Loops, and While-Loops Venue: Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 10-11, 2011 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: March 10-11, 2011 Title: NP-Hardness Proofs With Realistic Computers Instead of Turing Machines: Towards Making Theory of Computation Course More Understandable and Relevant Venue: Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 10-11, 2011 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: February 25, 2011 Title: A Firm Foundation for Private Data Analysis Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Computer Science Seminar Co-author: Luc Longpre Date: February 11 and 18, 2011 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: Computational Science seminar, University of Texas at El Paso slides in pdf Date: February 2, 2011 Title: Negative Results of Computable Analysis Disappear If We Restrict Ourselves to Random Or, More Generally, Typical) Inputs Venue: Eighth International Conference on Computability and Complexity in Analysis CCA'2011, Cape Town, South Africa, January 31 - February 4, 2011 slides in pdf Date: January 13-15, 2011 Title: How to Bargain: An Interval Approach Venue: Econometric Conference, Chiang Mai, Thailand Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen and Songsak Sriboonchitta slides in pdf

2010

Date: November 13, 2010 Title: Towards Optimal Sensor Placement in Multi-Zone Measurements Venue: 8th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, El Paso, Texas, November 13, 2010 Co-authors: Octavio Lerma and Craig Tweedie Presented by: Octavio Lerma slides in pdf Date: October 18, 2010 Title: New Ideas about Joint Inversion (as described in a recent paper on spline techniques) Venue: Cyber-ShARE geosciences seminar, El Paso Co-author: Omar Ochoa Presented by: Omar Ochoa slides in pdf Date: October 9-11, 2010 Title: Optimal Prices in the Presence of Discounts: A New Economic Application of Choquet Integrals Venue: International Symposium on Innovative Management, Information, and Production IMIP'2010, Hangzhou, China, October 9-11, 2010 Co-author: Hung T. Nguyen Presented by: Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: September 27-30, 2010 Title: From an Interval to a Natural Probability Distribution on the Interval: Weakest-Link Case, Distributions of Extremes, and Their Potential Application to Economics and to Fracture Mechanic Venue: 14th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic and Validated Numerics SCAN'2010, Lyon, France, September 27-30, 2010 Co-authors: Monchaya Chiangpradit, Wararit Panichkitkosolkul, and Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: September 27-30, 2010 Title: Towards Interval Techniques for Model Validation Venue: 14th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic and Validated Numerics SCAN'2010, Lyon, France, September 27-30, 2010 Co-authors: Jaime Nava slides in pdf Date: September 20 Title: Towards Optimal Sensor Placement in Multi-Zone Measurements Venue: Cyber-ShARE environmental seminar Co-authors: Octavio Lerma and Craig Tweedie slides in pdf Date: September 1-2, 2010 Title: Decision Making Beyond Arrow's "Impossibility Theorem", with the Analysis of Effects of Collusion and Mutual Attraction Venue: Sixth Symposium on the Frontiers of Statistical, Mathematical and Computational Sciences (SMCS), Washington, DC, September 1-2, 2010 slides in pdf Date: August 14-16, 2010 Title: Spatial Resolution for Processing Seismic Data: Type-2 Methods for Finding the Relevant Granular Structure Venue: The 2010 IEEE Conference on Granular Computing GrC'10, Silicon Valley, August 14-16, 2010 Co-authors: Jaime Nava, Rodrigo Romero, Julio Olaya, Aaron Velasco, and Kate C. Miller slides in pdf Date: July 20, 2010 Title: Multi-Objective Optimization under Positivity Constraints, with a Meteorological Example Venue: IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2010, Barcelona, Spain, July 18-23, 2010 Co-authors: Aline Jaimes, Craig Tweedy, Tanja Magoc, and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: July 20, 2010 Title: Towards a More Natural Proof of Metrization Theorem for Space-Times Venue: IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2010, Barcelona, Spain, July 18-23, 2010 Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: July 20, 2010 Title: Towards Improved Trapezoidal Approximation to Intersection (Fusion) of Trapezoidal Fuzzy Numbers: Specific Procedure and General Non-Associativity Theorem Venue: IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2010, Barcelona, Spain, July 18-23, 2010 Co-author: Gang Xiang slides in pdf Date: July 12-14, 2010 Title: NAFIPS'2011 Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2010, Toronto, Canada, July 12-14, 2010 Co-author: Martine Ceberio slides in pdf slides in PowerPoint Date: July 12-14, 2010 Title: How to Relate Fuzzy and OWA Estimates Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2010, Toronto, Canada, July 12-14, 2010 Co-author: Tanja Magoc slides in pdf Date: July 12-14, 2010 Title: Extending Maximum Entropy Techniques to Entropy Constraints Venue: Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2010, Toronto, Canada, July 12-14, 2010 Co-author: Gang Xiang slides in pdf Date: June 14, 2010 Title: Mathematical and Computational Aspects of a Joint Inversion Paper by M. Moorkamp, A. G. Jones, and S. Fishwick Venue: Meeting of the Environmental Group of the Cyber-ShARE Center Co-author: Anibal Sosa Presented by: Anibal Sosa slides in pdf Date: June 11, 2010 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) seminar, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at El Paso slides in pdf Date: June 6-9, 2010 Title: Toward Computing An Optimal Trajectory For An Environment-Oriented Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Venue: 2010 National Science Foundation (NSF) Human Resource Development (HRD) Joint Annual Meeting (JAM), Washington, DC Co-authors: Rodrigo Romero, Jerald Brady, Octavio Lerma, and Craig Tweedie Presented by: Rodrigo Romero slides in PowerPoint Date: June 6-9, 2010 Title: Model Fusion and its Use in Earth Sciences Venue: 2010 National Science Foundation (NSF) Human Resource Development (HRD) Joint Annual Meeting (JAM), Washington, DC Co-authors: Rodrigo Romero, Omar Ochoa, and Aaron Velasco Presented by: Rodrigo Romero slides in PowerPoint Date: June 6-9, 2010 Title: CyberShARE Center of Excellence: Computational Knowledge and Resources for Research and Education (poster) Venue: 2010 National Science Foundation (NSF) Human Resource Development (HRD) Joint Annual Meeting (JAM), Washington, DC Co-authors: Ann Gates, Aaron Velasco, Craig Tweedy, Leticia Velazquez, Miguel Argaez, and Paulo Pinheiro da Silva slide in PowerPoint Date: April 9, 2010 Title: Symmetries: A General Approach to Integrated Uncertainty Management Venue: International Symposium on Integrated Uncertainty Management and Applications, Ishikawa, Japan, April 9-11, 2010 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen and Songsak Sriboonchitta slides in pdf Date: April 3, 2010 Title: Toward Computing an Optimal Trajectory for an Environment-Oriented Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Venue: 7th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, Las Cruces, New Mexico Co-authors: Jerald Brady, Octavio Lerma, and Craig Tweedie slides in pdf Date: April 3, 2010 Title: Computation in Quantum Space-Time Can Lead to a Super-Polynomial Speedup Venue: 7th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, Las Cruces, New Mexico Co-author: Michael Zakharevich slides in pdf Date: March 23, 2010 Title: Designing, Understanding, and Analyzing Unconventional Computation: The Important Role of Logic and Constructive Mathematics Venue: Understanding Unconventional Computation Workshop, Stanford, California, March 23-24, 2010 Co-author: Grigori Mints Presented by: Grigori Mints slides in pdf Date: March 3-5, 2010 Title: Model Fusion under Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty, with Application to Earth Sciences Venue: 4th International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing REC'2010, Singapore Co-authors: Omar Ochoa, Aaron A. Velasco, and Christian Servin slides in pdf Date: March 3-5, 2010 Title: Optimal Sensor Placement in Environmental Research: Designing a Sensor Network under Uncertainty Venue: 4th International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing REC'2010, Singapore Co-authors: Aline Jaimes, Craig Tweedy, Tanja Magoc, and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: March 3-5, 2010 Title: Towards Optimal Effort Distribution in Process Design under Uncertainty, with Application to Education Venue: 4th International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing REC'2010, Singapore Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: February 8-10, 2010 Title: Application-Motivated Combinations of Interval and Probability Approaches and their Use in Engineering, Especially in Biomedical Engineering Venue: Conference on Building Partnerships and Pathways to Address Engineering Grand Challenges, El Paso, Texas slides in pdf Date: January 7-9, 2010 Title: How to Relate Spectral Risk Measures and Utilities Venue: Econometric Conference, Chiang Mai, Thailand Co-authors: Songsak Sriboonchitta and Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf

2009

Date: December 6-13, 2009 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: Erice School on Granular Computing, Erice, Italy slides in pdf Date: November 10, 2009 Title: Continuous If-Then Statements Are Computable Venue: Second International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProD'09, El Paso, Texas, November 9-10, 2009 Co-author: Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: November 10, 2009 Title: Selecting the Best Location for a Meteorological Tower: A Case Study of Multi-Objective Constraint Optimization Venue: Second International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProD'09, El Paso, Texas, November 9-10, 2009 Co-authors: Aline Jaimes, Craig Tweedy, Tanja Magoc, and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: November 9, 2009 Title: Why Tensors? Venue: Second International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProD'09, El Paso, Texas, November 9-10, 2009 Co-author: Martine Ceberio and Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: November 7, 2009 Title: Why Feynman Path Integration? Venue: 6th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, El Paso, Texas Co-authors: Jaime Nava and Juan Ferret slides in pdf Date: November 5, 2009 Title: Discrete Taylor Series as a Simple Way to Predict Properties of Chemical Substances like Benzenes and Cubanes Venue: 65th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, El Paso, Texas, November 4-7, 2009 Co-author: Jaime Nava Presented by: Jaime Nava slides in pdf Date: November 4, 2009 Title: Selecting the Best Location for a Meteorological Tower: A Case Study of Multi-Objective Constraint Optimization Venue: Cyber-ShARE environmental seminar Co-authors: Aline Jaimes, Craig Tweedy, Tanja Magoc, and Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: October 16, 2009 Title: Application-Motivated Combinations of Interval and Probabilistic Approaches, and their Use in Bioinformatics Venue: UTEP Bioinformatics Seminar slides in pdf Date: October 9, 2009 Title: Polynomial (Berwald-Moore) Finsler Metrics and Related Partial Orders Beyond Space-Time: Towards Applications to Logic and Decision Making Venue: UTEP Department of Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: September 29, 2009 Title: Computational Aspects of Physical Models Based on Berwald-Moore-based Finsler Geometry: General Computational Complexity and Specifics of Relativistic Celestial Mechanics Testing Venue: International Conference "Finsler Extensions of Relativity Theory" FERT'2009, Moscow and Fryazino, Russia slides in pdf Date: September 13-16, 2009 Title: From Interval Computations to Constraint-Related Set Computations: Towards Faster Estimation of Statistics and ODEs under Interval and p-Box Uncertainty Venue: Eighth International Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics PPAM'09, Wroclaw, Poland Co-authors: Martine Ceberio and Andrzej Pownuk slides in pdf Date: September 13-16, 2009 Title: From Gauging Accuracy of Quantity Estimates to Gauging Accuracy and Resolution of Measuring Physical Fields Venue: Eighth International Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics PPAM'09, Wroclaw, Poland Co-author: Irina Perfilieva slides in pdf Date: September 4, 2009 Title: Equations Without Equations: Challenges on a Way to a More Adequate Formalization of Reasoning in Physics Venue: UTEP Department of Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Co-author: Roberto Araiza and Juan Ferret slides in pdf Date: August 18-22, 2009 Title: From Interval Computations to Constraint-Related Set Computations: Towards Faster Estimation of Statistics and ODEs under Interval and p-Box Uncertainty Venue: Sixth International Conference on Computability and Complexity in Analysis CCA'2009, Ljubljana, Slovenia slides in pdf Date: August 10-14, 2009 Title: Extending Algorithmic Randomness to the Algebraic Approach to Quantum Physics: Kolmogorov Complexity and Quantum Logics Venue: BLAST Conference: Boolean Algebras, Algebraic Logic, Quantum Logic, Universal Algebra, Set Theory, Set-Theoretic Topology, and Point-Free Topology, Las Cruces, New Mexico slides in pdf Date: July 31, 2009 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) seminar, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at El Paso slides in pdf Date: July 20-24, 2009 Title: Towards A Neural-Based Understanding of the Cauchy Deviate Method for Processing Interval and Fuzzy Uncertainty Venue: 2009 World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA, Lisbon, Portugal Co-author: Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: July 6-10, 2009 Title: From Interval Computations to Constraint-Related Set Computations: Towards Faster Estimation of Statistics and ODEs under Interval and p-Box Uncertainty Venue: International Union for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM) Symposium on The Vibration Analysis of Structures with Uncertainties, Saint Petersburg, Russia slides in pdf Date: June 14-17, 2009 Title: Empirical Formulas for Economic Fluctuations: Towards A New Justification Venue: 28th North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Annual Conference NAFIPS'09, Cincinnati, Ohio Co-author: Tanja Magoc slides in pdf Date: June 14-17, 2009 Title: What is the Best Way to Distribute Efforts Among Students: Towards Quantitative Approach to Human Cognition Venue: 28th North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Annual Conference NAFIPS'09, Cincinnati, Ohio Co-author: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: June 14-17, 2009 Title: Expert Knowledge Is Needed for Design under Uncertainty: For p-Boxes, Backcalculation is, in General, NP-Hard Venue: 28th North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Annual Conference NAFIPS'09, Cincinnati, Ohio slides in pdf Date: May 28, 2009 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: seminar, Institute for Research and Applications of Fuzzy Modeling, Ostrava University, Ostrava, Czech Republic slides in pdf Date: May 21-23, 2009 Title: On Decision Making under Interval Uncertainty: A New Justification of Hurwicz Optimism-Pessimism Approach and Its Use in Group Decision Making Venue: 39th International Symposium on Multiple-Valued Logic ISMVL'2009, Naha, Okinawa, Japan Co-authors: Van Nam Huynh, Chenyi Hu, and Yoshiteru Nakamori Presented by: Van Nam Huynh Date: May 13-15, 2009 Title: From Gauging Accuracy of Quantity Estimates to Gauging Accuracy and Resolution of Field Measurements: A Broad Prospective on Fuzzy Transforms Venue: 10th International Student Conference on Applied Mathematics and Informatics ISCAMI, Malenovice, Czech Republic Co-author: Irina Perfilieva slides in pdf Date: April 27 - May 1, 2009 Title: Astronomical Tests of Relativity: beyond Parameterized Post-Newtonian Formalism (PPN), to Testing Fundamental Principles Venue: International Aastronomic Unuion (IAU) Symposium 261 "Relativity in Fundamental Astronomy: Dynamics, Reference frames, and Data Analysis", Virginia Beach, Virginia slides in pdf Date: April 4, 2009 Title: Equations Without Equations: Challenges on a Way to a More Adequate Formalization of Reasoning in Physics Venue: 5th Joint NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 4, 2009 Co-authors: Roberto Araiza and Juan Ferret slides in pdf Date: March 30-April 2, 2009 Title: Intelligence Techniques Are Needed to Further Enhance the Advantage of Groups with Diversity in Problem Solving Venue: 2009 IEEE Workshop on Hybrid Intelligent Models and Applications HIMA'2009, Nashville, Tennessee Co-authors: Oscar Castillo, Patricia Melin, Esteban Gamez, and Olga Kosheleva Presented by: Patricia Melin slides in pdf Date: March 22, 2009 Title: Interval Computations and their Possible Use in Estimating Accuracy of the Optimization-Based Reconstruction of the Early Universe Venue: At the Interface of Dynamical and Statistical Cosmology and Transport Optimization, International Workshop, Haifa, Israel, March 2226, 2009 slides in pdf Date: February 13, 2009 Title: Equations Without Equations: Challenges on a Way to a More Adequate Formalization of Reasoning in Physics Venue: Colloquium, Physics Department, University of Texas at El Paso Co-author: Roberto Araiza slides in pdf Date: January 5-9, 2009 Title: Constraints-Related Set Computations: A New FEM-Motivated Approach to Propagating Uncertainty Venue: Second International Conference on Finite Element Methods in Engineering and Science FEMTEC'2009, Lake Tahoe, California Co-authors: Martine Ceberio and Andrzej Pownuk Presented by: Andrzej Pownuk Date: January 5-6, 2009 Title: Estimating Risk under Interval Uncertainty: Sequential and Parallel Algorithms Venue: Econometric Conference, Chiang Mai, Thailand Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen and Songsak Sriboonchita slides in pdf Date: January 5, 2009 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: seminar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Thailand slides in pdf

2008

Date: December 15-19, 2008 Title: Towards a more adequate use of interval-valued fuzzy techniques in intelligent control: a fuzzy analogue of unimodality Venue: International Workshop on Soft Computing for Knowledge Technology, in conjunction with The Tenth Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence PRICAI'08, Hanoi, Vietnam Co-author: Van Nam Huynh Presented by: Van Nam Huynh slides in pdf Date: December 15-19, 2008 Title: Interval computations technology in mathematics research: from help in theoretical breakthroughs to practically useful results about numerical methods Venue: Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics ATCM'2008, Bangkok, Thailand Co-authors: Roberto Araiza, Olga Kosheleva, and Pavel Solin slides in pdf Date: December 15-19, 2008 Title: Handling provenance, including mathematical proofs, in cyberinfrastructure-oriented data processing Venue: Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics ATCM'2008, Bangkok, Thailand Co-authors: Ann Gates, Olga Kosheleva, Sa-aat Niwitpong, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, and Leonardo Salayandia slides in pdf Date: December 15-19, 2008 Title: Model fusion: a fast, practical alternative towards joint inversion of multiple datasets Co-authors: Omar Ochoa, Aaron A. Velasco, and Christian Servin Venue: Annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union AGU'08, San Francisco, California Presented by: Aaron A. Velasco poster in pdf Date: November 20, 2008 Title: Footprint model Co-author: Aline Jaimes Venue: Meeting of the Environmental Group of the Cyber-ShARE Center Presented by: Aline Jaimes slides in Power Point Date: November 8, 2008 Title: Computing with Tensors: Potential Applications of Physics-Motivated Mathematics to Computer Science Venue: 4th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, El Paso, Texas Co-author: Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: November 8, 2008 Title: Discrete Taylor Series as a Simple Way to Predict Characteristics of Chemical Substances Like Benzenes and Cubanes Venue: 4th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, El Paso, Texas Co-authors: Jaime Nava, Vladik Kreinovich, and Guillermo Restrepo Presented by: Jaime Nava Date: November 3, 2008 Title: Uncertainty in Cyberinfrastructure: Fall 2008 Progress Report Venue: All-Hands Meeting of the NSF Cyber-ShARE Center slides in pdf Date: October 27-31, 2008 Title: Choquet Integrals and OWA Criteria as a Natural (and Optimal) Next Step After Linear Aggregation: A New General Justification Venue: 7th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence MICAI'08, Mexico City, Mexico Co-authors: Francois Modave and Martine Ceberio Presented by: Tanja Magoc Date: October 26, 2008 Title: Maximum Entropy in Support of Semantically Annotated Datasets Venue: 4th International Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web URSW'2008, Karlsruhe, Germany Co-authors: Paulo Pinheiro da Silva and Christian Servin Presented by: Paulo Pinheiro da Silva slides in pdf Date: October 26, 2008 Title: TrustMap: Towards Trust Recommendations for Maps Venue: Terra Cognita 2008 Workshop, Karlsruhe, Germany Co-authors: Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Nicholas Del Rio, and Alejandro Castaneda Presented by: Paulo Pinheiro da Silva Date: October 17, 2008 Title: Equations Without Equations: Challenges on a Way to a More Adequate Formalization of Reasoning in Physics Venue: Fall 2008 Meeting of the Texas and Four Corner Sections of the American Physical Society, El Paso, Texas, October 17-18, 2008 Co-author: Roberto Araiza slides in pdf Date: October 17, 2008 Title: The End of Theory? Does the Data Deluge Make the Scientific Method Obsolete? Venue: Fall 2008 Meeting of the Texas and Four Corner Sections of the American Physical Society, El Paso, Texas, October 17-18, 2008 Co-authors: John McClure and John Symons slides in pdf Date: October 14, 2008 Title: Computers of Generation Omega Venue: Mathematics Colloquium, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas Date: October 10-12, 2008 Title: Can Chemistry be Computationally (and not Only Theoretically) Reduced to Quantum Mechanics? Cognizability Explains Dirac's Relation Between Fundamental Physical Constants Venue: 24th Southwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference SWTCC'08, El Paso, Texas slides in pdf Date: October 7-9, 2008 Title: Hypothesis Testing with Interval Data: Case of Regulatory Constraints Venue: 9th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies InTech'08, Samui, Thailand Co-authors: Sa-aat Niwitpong, Hung T. Nguyen, and Ingo Neumann Presented by: Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: October 7-9, 2008 Title: Computing Degrees of Subsethood and Similarity for Interval-Valued Fuzzy Sets: Fast Algorithms Venue: 9th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies InTech'08, Samui, Thailand Co-author: Hung T. Nguyen Presented by: Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: October 4, 2008 Title: From Interval Computations to Constraint-Related Set Computations: Towards Faster Estimation of Statistics and ODEs under Interval and p-Box Uncertainty Venue: Constraint Programming and Decision Making Workshop CoProd'08, El Paso, Texas, October 3-4, 2008 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio and Andrzej Pownuk slides in pdf Date: September 29 - October 3, 2008 Title: From Gauging Accuracy of Quantity Estimates to Gauging Accuracy and Resolution of Field Measurements: Geophysical Case Study Venue: 13th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Verified Numerical Computations SCAN'2008, El Paso, Texas Co-author: Irina Perfilieva, Roumen Anguelov, and Matt Averill slides in pdf Date: September 29 - October 3, 2008 Title: Uncertainty Processing in Cyberinsfrastructure, with Applications to Geosciences and to Environmental Science Venue: 13th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Verified Numerical Computations SCAN'2008, El Paso, Texas Co-author: Paulo Pinheiro da Silva slides in pdf Date: September 10, 2008 Title: The End of Theory? Does the Data Deluge Make the Scientific Method Obsolete? Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Physical Sciences seminar Co-authors: John McClure and John Symons Date: August 13, 2008 Title: An overview of the algorithms behind Hole's code Venue: working geosciences seminar of the Cybershare Center, El Paso, Texas Co-author: Rodrigo Romero Date: July 3, 3008 Title: Towards an optimal algorithm for computing fixed points: dynamical systems approach, with applications to transportation engineering Venue: Sixth EUROMECH Nonlinear Dynamics Conference ECON'08, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 30 - July 4, 2008 Co-authors: Ruey L. Cheu and Gang Xiang slides in pdf Date: June 1-6, 2008 Title: Towards More Adequate Representation of Uncertainty: From Intervals to Set Intervals, with the Possible Addition of Probabilities and Certainty Degrees Venue: IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Hong Kong, China Co-authors: J. T. Yao, Y. Y. Yao, P. Pinheiro da Silva, S. A. Starks, G. Xiang, and H. T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: May 30, 2008 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: seminar, Faculty of Information Technology, Macau University of Science and Technology slides in pdf Date: May 19-22, 2008 Title: Towards Fast Algorithms for Processing Type-2 Fuzzy Data: Extending Mendel's Algorithms From Interval-Valued to a More General Case Venue: 27th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'08, New York City, May 19-22, 2008 Co-author: Gang Xiang slides in pdf Date: May 19-22, 2008 Title: Everything Is a Matter of Degree: A New Theoretical Justification of Zadeh's Principle Venue: 27th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'08, New York City, May 19-22, 2008 Co-author: Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: May 19-22, 2008 Title: Applications of 1-D Versions of Image Referencing Techniques to Hydrology and to Patient Rehabilitation Venue: 27th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'08, New York City, May 19-22, 2008 Co-authors: Roberto Araiza, Martine Ceberio, Naga Suman Kanagala, and Gang Xiang slides in pdf Date: May 19-22, 2008 Title: Square Root of "Not": A Major Difference Between Fuzzy and Quantum Logics Venue: 27th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'08, New York City, May 19-22, 2008 Co-authors: Ladislav J. Kohout and Eunjin Kim slides in pdf Date: May 10, 2008 Title: Metrization Theorem for Space-Times: A Constructive Solution to Urysohn's Problem Venue: Conference on Abelian Groups and on Constructive Mathematics, Boca Raton, Florida, May 9-11, 2008 slides in pdf Date: April 26, 2008 Title: Uncertainty in Cyberinfrastructure: Results, Algorithms, Challenges, and Request for Collaboration Venue: 3rd Joint NMSU-UTEP Workshop on Mathematics and Computer Science, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 26, 2008 Co-authors: Ann Gates, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Craig Tweedie, Leonardo Salayandia, and Christian Servin slides in pdf Date: April 20, 2008 Title: Identification of Human Gait in Neuro-Rehabilitation: Towards Efficient Algorithms Venue: 24th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference, El Paso, Texas, April 18-20, 2008 Co-authors: Naga Suman Kanagala, Martine Ceberio, Thompson Sarkodie-Gyan, and Roberto Araiza slides in pdf Date: April 19, 2008 Title: Towards a General Computation-Oriented Description of Physical Quantities: From Intervals to Graphs to Simplicial Complexes and Their Projective Limits Venue: CombinaTexas'08: Combinatorics in the South-Central U.S., El Paso, Texas, April 19-20, 2008 slides in pdf Date: March 25, 2008 Title: Estimating Quality of Support Vector Machines Learning Under Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty: Algorithms and Computational Complexity Venue: International Workshop on Interval/Probabilistic Uncertainty and Non-Classical Logics UncLog'08, JAIST, Japan, March 25-28, 2008 Co-authors: Canh Hao Nguyen, Tu Bao Ho, and Vladik Kreinovich slides in pdf Date: March 25, 2008 Title: Trade-Off Between Sample Size and Accuracy: Case of Dynamic Measurements under Interval Uncertainty Venue: International Workshop on Interval/Probabilistic Uncertainty and Non-Classical Logics UncLog'08, JAIST, Japan, March 25-28, 2008 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen, Olga Kosheleva, and Scott Ferson slides in pdf Date: March 25, 2008 Title: Trade-Off Between Sample Size and Accuracy: Case of Static Measurements under Interval Uncertainty Venue: International Workshop on Interval/Probabilistic Uncertainty and Non-Classical Logics UncLog'08, JAIST, Japan, March 25-28, 2008 Co-author: Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: March 25, 2008 Title: Fast Algorithms for Computing Statistics under Interval Uncertainty: An Overview Venue: International Workshop on Interval/Probabilistic Uncertainty and Non-Classical Logics UncLog'08, JAIST, Japan, March 25-28, 2008 Co-authors: Vladik Kreinovich and Gang Xiang slides in pdf Date: February 21, 2008 Title: How to Estimate, Take Into Account, and Improve Travel Time Reliability in Transportation Networks Venue: Third International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, Savannah, Georgia, February 19-22, 2008 Co-authors: Ruey L. Cheu, Francois Modave, Gang Xiang, Tao Li, and Tanja Magoc slides in pdf Date: February 21, 2008 Title: Propagation and Provenance of Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty in Cyberinfrastructure-Related Data Processing and Data Fusion Venue: Third International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, Savannah, Georgia, February 19-22, 2008 Co-authors: Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Aaron Velasco, Martine Ceberio, Christian Servin, Matthew G. Averill, and Nicholas Del Rio slides in pdf Date: February 1, 2008 Title: Are your computations accurate, private, and secure? Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Computer Science, Computer Science Colloquium Co-author: Luc Longpre slides in pdf

2007

Date: December 13, 2007 Title: Application-Motivated Combinations of Fuzzy, Interval, and Probability Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: International Conference on Information Technology InTech'07, Sydney, Australia, December 12-14, 2007 slides in pdf Date: December 13, 2007 Title: How to Avoid Gerrymandering: A New Algorithmic Solution Venue: International Conference on Information Technology InTech'07, Sydney, Australia, December 12-14, 2007 Co-authors: Gregory B. Lush and Esteban Gamez slides in pdf Date: December 13, 2007 Title: Asymmetric Information Measures: How to Extract Knowledge From an Expert So That the Expert's Effort is Minimal Venue: International Conference on Information Technology InTech'07, Sydney, Australia, December 12-14, 2007 Co-author: Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: December 11, 2007 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: Seminar, Faculty of Engineering, Sydney University of Technology, Sydney, Australia slides in pdf Date: December 10-14, 2007 Title: A New Technique for Assessing Velocity Uncertainty in Seismic Refraction Tomography Venue: Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, California Co-authors: M. G. Averill, A. A. Velasco, and K. C. Miller Presented by: M. G. Averill Date: November 17, 2007 Title: Application-Motivated Combinations of Interval and Probability Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: 2nd Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics and Computer Science, El Paso, Texas, November 17, 2007 slides in pdf Date: November 15, 2007 Title: Verification of automatically generated pattern-based LTL specifications Venue: 10th IEEE High Assurance Systems Engineering Symposium HASE'07, Dallas, Texas, November 14-16, 2007 Co-authors: Salamah Salamah, Ann Q. Gates, and Steve Roach Presented by: Salamah Salamah Date: November 10-16, 2007 Title: CyberShARE Center of Excellence: Sharing resources through Cyberinfrastructure to Advance Research and Education Opportunities Venue: Supercomputing SC'07, Reno, Nevada, November 10-16, 2007 Poster presentation Co-authors: Ann Gates, Aaron Velasco, Craig Tweedie, Leticia Velasquez, Miguel Argaez, and Paulo Pinheiro da Silva poster in pdf Date: October 5, 2007 Title: Computer security talks presented at the International Conference 'Mathematical Methods, Models and Architectures for Computer Networks Security' MMM-ACNS'07, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 13-15, 2007 Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Computer Science, Robust and TRACS research groups seminar Co-authors: Eric Freudenthal and Luc Longpre Date: September 21, 2007 Title: Estimating Information Amount under Uncertainty: Algorithmic Solvability and Computational Complexity Venue: Mini Symposium "Uncertainty and Information in Systems", Binghamton, New York, September 21, 2007 slides in pdf Date: September 14, 2007 Title: Interval Approach to Preserving Privacy in Statistical Databases: Related Challenges and Algorithms of Computational Statistics, Venue: International Conference "Mathematical Methods, Models and Architectures for Computer Networks Security" MMM-ACNS'07, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 13-15, 2007 Co-authors: Luc Longpre, Gang Xiang, and Eric Freudenthal slides in pdf Date: September 11, 2007 Title: Towards Efficient Prediction of Decisions under Interval Uncertainty Venue: International Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics PPAM'07, Gdansk, Poland, September 9-12, 2007 Co-authors: Van Nam Huynh, Yoshiteru Nakamori, and Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: September 10, 2007 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: International Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics PPAM'07, Gdansk, Poland, September 9-12, 2007 slides in pdf Date: July 11, 2007 Title: Generating Linear Temporal Logic Formulas for Pattern-Based Specifications Venue: Nineteenth International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering SEKE'07, Boston, Massachusetts, July 9-11, 2007 Co-authors: Salamah Salamah and Ann Q. Gates Presented by: Ann Q. Gates Date: June 26, 2007 Title: Fitting a Normal Distribution to Interval and Fuzzy Data Venue: 26th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2007, San Diego, California, June 24-27, 2007 Co-authors: Gang Xiang and Scott Ferson slides in pdf Date: June 26, 2007 Title: Detecting Duplicates in Geoinformatics: from Intervals and Fuzzy Numbers to General Multi-D Uncertainty Venue: 26th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2007, San Diego, California, June 24-27, 2007 Co-authors: Scott A. Starks, Luc Longpre, Roberto Araiza, and Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: June 24, 2007 Title: Set-Valued Extensions of Fuzzy Logic: Classification Theorems Venue: 26th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2007, San Diego, California, June 24-27, 2007 Co-author: Gilbert Ornelas slides in pdf Date: June 24, 2007 Title: Towards a General Description of Interval Multiplication: Algebraic Analysis and Its Relation to t-Norms Venue: 26th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2007, San Diego, California, June 24-27, 2007 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva and Guenter Mayer. slides in pdf Date: June 18, 2007 Title: Estimating Variance under Interval and Fuzzy Uncertainty: Case of Hierarchical Estimation Venue: World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA'2007, Cancun, Mexico, June 18-21, 2007 Co-author: Gang Xiang slides in pdf Date: June 18, 2007 Title: From Interval Computations to Constraint-Related Set Computations: Towards Faster Estimation of Statistics and ODEs under Interval, p-Box, and Fuzzy Uncertainty Venue: World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA'2007, Cancun, Mexico, June 18-21, 2007 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio, Andrzej Pownuk, and Barnabas Bede slides in pdf Date: June 4, 2007 Title: Physics-motivated ideas for extracting efficient bounds (and algorithms) from classical proofs: beyond local compactness, beyond uniqueness Venue: Conference on the Methods of Proof Theory in Mathematics, Bonn, Germany, June 3-10, 2007 Date: May 16, 2007 Title: From interval computations to constraint-related set computations: towards faster estimation of statistics and ODEs under interval and p-box uncertainty Venue: Max Planck Institut fuer Mathematik Date: April 14, 2007 Title: Smoothed Analysis - a New Approach to Computational Complexity Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Computer Science, TRACS research group seminar. Date: April 14, 2007 Title: Algorithmic randomness, general notion of boundedness, and category theory: preliminary results Venue: 1st Joint NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 14, 2007 Co-authors: Tanja Magoc and Julio Urenda Date: April 4, 2007 Title: Fuzzy Aggregation Techniques in Situations Without Experts: Towards A New Justification Venue: IEEE Conference on Foundations of Computational Intelligence FOCI'07, Hawaii, April 1-5, 2007 Co-author: Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: April 2, 2007 Title: Why Intervals? Why Fuzzy Numbers? Towards a New Justification Venue: IEEE Conference on Foundations of Computational Intelligence FOCI'07, Hawaii, April 1-5, 2007 slides in pdf Date: March 30, 2007 Title: From Interval Computations to Constraint-Related Set Computations: Towards Faster Estimation of Statistics and ODEs under Interval and p-Box Uncertainty Venue: Colloquium, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso Date: March 9, 2007 Title: Statistical Data Processing under Interval Uncertainty: Algorithms and Computational Complexity Venue: Seminar of the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Ishikawa, Japan Date: January 19, 2007 Title: Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing Venue: The University of Texas at El Paso, Civil Engineering Seminar

2006

Date: December 14, 2006 Title: Towards Combining Interval and Probabilistic Uncertainty in Finite Element Methods Venue: International Conference on Finite Element Methods in Engineering and Science FEMTEC'2006, El Paso, Texas, December 11-15, 2006 Co-authors: Roberto Araiza and Matthew G. Averill slides in pdf Date: December 13, 2006 Title: Two Etudes on Combining Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty: Processing Correlations and Measuring Loss of Privacy Venue: International Conference on Intelligent Technologies InTech'06, Taipei, Taiwan, December 13-15, 2006 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio, Gang Xiang, Luc Longpre, Hung T. Nguyen, and Daniel Berleant Presented by: Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: October 30, 2006 Title: Helping Students to Become Researchers: What We Can Gain from Russian Experience Venue: 36th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference FIE'2006, San Diego, California, October 28-31, 2006 Co-authors: Ann Gates and Olga Kosheleva Date: October 20, 2006 Title: Algorithmic randomness, general notion of boundedness, and category theory: preliminary results Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Computer Science, TRACS research group seminar Co-authors: Tanja Magoc and Julio Urenda Date: October 6, 2006 Title: Algebraic Aspects of Interval Mathematics Venue: Colloquium, Department of Mathematics, Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis Date: October 6, 2006 Title: Computers of generation Omega Venue: Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis Date: September 28, 2006 Title: Towards Combining Probabilistic, Interval, Fuzzy Uncertainty, and Constraints: An Example Using the Inverse Problem in Geophysics Venue: 12th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Validated Numerics SCAN'2006, Duisburg, Germany, September 26-29, 2006 Co-authors: S. A. Starks, A. A. Velasco, M. G. Averill, R. Araiza, G. R. Keller, and G. Xiang Presented by: S. A. Starks slides in pdf Date: September 28, 2006 Title: Towards More Adequate Representation of Uncertainty: From Intervals to Set Intervals, with the Possible Addition of Probabilities and Certainty Degrees Venue: 12th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Validated Numerics SCAN'2006, Duisburg, Germany, September 26-29, 2006 Co-authors: J. T. Yao, Y. Y. Yao, P. Pinheiro da Silva, S. A. Starks, G. Xiang, and H. T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: September 28, 2006 Title: Adding Constraints to Situations When, In Addition to Intervals, We Also Have Partial Information about Probabilities Venue: 12th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Validated Numerics SCAN'2006, Duisburg, Germany, September 26-29, 2006 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio, Scott Ferson, Cliff Joslyn, and Gang Xiang slides in pdf Date: September 28, 2006 Title: Interval Techniques for Processing Educational Data Venue: 12th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Validated Numerics SCAN'2006, Duisburg, Germany, September 26-29, 2006 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva, Luc Longpre, Mourat Tchoshanov, and Gang Xiang slides in pdf Date: September 28, 2006 Title: Interval-valued hidden Markov models for recognizing personality traits in social exchanges in open multiagent systems Venue: 12th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Validated Numerics SCAN'2006, Duisburg, Germany, September 26-29, 2006 Co-authors: G. P. Dimuro, A. C. R. Costa, L. V. Goncalves, A. Huebner, L. V. Barboza, and M. A. Campos Date: September 5, 2006 Title: On operational semantic and its possible use in soft computing Venue: Third International Conference on Soft Methods in Probability and Statistics SMPS'2006, Bristol, UK, September 5-7, 2006 (panel talk) slides in pdf Date: September 5, 2006 Title: Statistical Data Processing under Interval Uncertainty: Algorithms and Computational Complexity Venue: Third International Conference on Soft Methods in Probability and Statistics SMPS'2006, Bristol, UK, September 5-7, 2006 (plenary talk) slides in pdf Date: August 21, 2006 Title: How to make predictions-related computations feasible: From domain-like computational structures for modeling space, time, and causality to the use of non-trivial space-time-causality processes in computations Venue: Dagstuhl Seminar on Computational Structures for Modelling Space, Time and Causality, Dagstuhl, Germany, August 20-25, 2006 slides in pdf Date: July 25, 2006 Title: Static Timing Analysis Based on Partial Probabilistic Description of Delay Uncertainty Venue: 43th Design Automation Conference, San Francisco, California, July 24-28, 2006 Co-authors: Wei-Shen Wang and Michael Orshansky Presented by: Wei-Shen Wang Date: July 4, 2006 Title: Detecting Outliers under Interval Uncertainty: A New Algorithm Based on Constraint Satisfaction Venue: International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems IPMU'06, Paris, France, July 2-7, 2006 Co-authors: Evgeny Dantsin, Alexander Wolpert, Martine Ceberio, and Gang Xiang slides in pdf Date: June 28, 2006 Title: Towards combining probabilistic, interval, fuzzy uncertainty, and constraints: on the example of inverse problem in geophysics Venue: Second International Conference on Fuzzy Sets and Soft Computing in Economics and Finance FSSCEF'2006, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 28-July 1, 2006 Co-authors: G. Randy Keller, Scott A. Starks, Aaron Velasco, Matthew Averill, Roberto Araiza, and Gang Xiang slides in pdf Date: June 28, 2006 Title: Economics of Engineering Design under Interval (and Fuzzy) Uncertainty: Case Study of Building Design Venue: Second International Conference on Fuzzy Sets and Soft Computing in Economics and Finance FSSCEF'2006, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 28-July 1, 2006 Co-authors: Carlos Ferregut, Jan Beck, and Araceli Sanchez slides in pdf Date: June 28, 2006 Title: Growth rates under interval uncertainty Venue: Second International Conference on Fuzzy Sets and Soft Computing in Economics and Finance FSSCEF'2006, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 28-July 1, 2006 Co-author: Janos Hajagos slides in pdf Date: June 28, 2006 Title: Bilinear Models from System Approach Justified for Classification, with Potential Applications to Bioinformatics Venue: Second International Conference on Fuzzy Sets and Soft Computing in Economics and Finance FSSCEF'2006, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 28-July 1, 2006 Co-authors: Richard Alo, Francois Modave, David Herrera, and Xiaojing Wang slides in pdf Date: June 21, 2006 Title: Measuring privacy loss in statistical databases Venue: Workshop on Descriptional Complexity of Formal Systems DCFS'2006, Las Cruces, New Mexico, June 21-23, 2006 Co-authors: Vinod Chirayath and Luc Longpre Presented by: Luc Longpre Date: June 5, 2006 Title: Fast Computation of Centroids for Constant-Width Interval-Valued Fuzzy Sets Venue: 25nd International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2006, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 3-6, 2006 Co-authors: Jerry M. Mendel, Hongwei Wu, and Gang Xiang slides in pdf Date: June 4, 2006 Title: Optimized Sampling Frequencies for Weld Reliability Assessments of Long Pipeline Segments Venue: 25nd International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2006, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 3-6, 2006 Co-author: Cesar J. Carrasco slides in pdf Date: May 22, 2006 Title: Interval and p-Box Techniques for Model Validation: on the Example of the Thermal Challenge Problem Venue: Sandia Validation Challenge Workshop, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May 21-23, 2006, poster presentation slides in pdf Date: May 12, 2006 Title: Towards Combining Probabilistic, Interval, Fuzzy Uncertainty, and Constraints: An Example Using the Seismic Inverse Problem in Geophysics Venue: Geoinformatics 2006, Washington, DC, May 10-12, 2006 Co-authors: G. R. Keller, A. A. Velasco, M. G. Averill, R. Araiza, and G. Xiang slides in pdf Date: April 22, 2006 Title: How to Efficiently Process Uncertainty within an Cyberinfrastructure without Sacrificing Privacy and Confidentiality Venue: 2006 South Central Information Security Symposium SCISS'06, Houston, Texas, April 22, 2006 Co-authors: Luc Longpre and Eric Freudenthal slides in pdf Date: April 21, 2006 Title: Image Registration: An Overview with an Emphasis on Geometry, Foundations, and Computational Complexity Venue: Visualization Center Seminar, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin Co-authors: Chandrajit Bajaj, Roberto Araiza, and Prateek Jain slides in pdf Date: April 3, 2006 Title: Algorithms for 2-D and 3-D Image Processing in Biomedical Research: An Overview with an Emphasis on Open Problems Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Computer Science Colloquium Date: March 30, 2006 Title: Towards Secure Cyberinfrastructure for Sharing Border Information Venue: Lineae Terrarum: International Border Conference, El Paso, Las Cruces, and Cd. Juarez, March 27-30, 2006 Co-authors: Ann Gates, Luc Longpre, Paolo Pinheiro da Silva, and G. Randy Keller slides in pdf Date: March 15, 2006 Title: Data processing under imprecise probabilistic uncertainty: computational challenges Venue: University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy, Department of Mathematical Methods and Models, Seminar Date: March 15, 2006 Title: Application-motivated combinations of fuzzy, interval, and probabilistic uncertainty, with applications to geoinformatics, bioinformatics, and engineering Venue: University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy, Department of Mathematical Methods and Models, Seminar slides in pdf Date: March 4, 2006 Title: Helping Students to Become Researchers: What We Can Gain from Russian Experience Venue: The 2006 International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 3-4, 2006 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva and Ann Gates slides in pdf Date: March 3, 2006 Title: Helping Students to Become Researchers: What We Can Gain from Russian Experience Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Computer Science, seminar for Teaching Assistant Date: February 23, 2006 Title: Interval Finite Element Methods: New Directions Venue: Second International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, Savannah, Georgia, February 22-24, 2006 Co-authors: Pavel Solin, Rafi Muhanna, and Jack Chessa Presented by: Pavel Solin Date: February 23, 2006 Title: Modeling Correlation and Dependence Among Intervals Venue: Second International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, Savannah, Georgia, February 22-24, 2006 Co-author: Scott Ferson Presented by: Scott Ferson Date: February 23, 2006 Title: Interval-Based Robust Statistical Techniques for Non-Negative Convex Functions, with Application to Timing Analysis of Computer Chips Venue: Second International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, Savannah, Georgia, February 22-24, 2006 Co-authors: Michael Orshansky, Wei-Shen Wang, and Gang Xiang Presented by: Wei-Shen Wang Date: February 23, 2006 Title: How to take into account dependence between the inputs: from interval computations to constraint-related set computations, with potential applications to nuclear safety, bio- and geosciences Venue: Second International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, Savannah, Georgia, February 22-24, 2006 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio, Scott Ferson, Sanjeev Chopra, Gang Xiang, Adrian Murguia, and Jorge Santillan slides in pdf Date: January 9, 2006 Title: How to Take into Account Dependence Between the Inputs: From Interval Computations to Constraint-Related Set Computations Venue: Reliable Implementation of Real Number Algorithms: Theory and Practice, Dagstuhl Seminar, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, January 8-13, 2006. slides in pdf

2005

Date: December 14-16, 2005 Title: Decision Making Beyond Arrow's "Impossibility Theorem", With the Analysis of Effects of Collusion and Mutual Attraction Venue: Sixth International Conference on Intelligent Technologies InTech'05, Phuket Island, Thailand, December 14-16, 2005 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen and Olga Kosheleva Presented by: Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: November 5, 2005 Title: Application-Motivated Combinations of Fuzzy, Interval, and Probability Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: International BISC Meeting on Fuzzy Systems, Berkeley, California, November 3-6, 2005 Date: October 13, 2005 Title: Combining Interval and Probabilistic Uncertainty: Foundations, Algorithms, Challenges -- An Overview Venue: International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Neural Networks, and Genetic Algorithms FNG'05, Tijuana, Mexico, October 13-14, 2005 Co-authors: Daniel J. Berleant, Scott Ferson, and Weldon A. Lodwick slides in pdf Date: August 26, 2005 Title: Practical applications of interval computations: an overview with a special emphasis on applications involving probabilities Venue: Second Scandinavian Workshop on Interval Methods And Their Applications, Lyngby, Denmark, August 25-27, 2005 slides in pdf Date: August 26, 2005 Title: Data Processing in the Presence of Interval Uncertainty and Erroneous Measurements: Practical Problems, Results, Challenges Venue: Second Scandinavian Workshop on Interval Methods And Their Applications, Lyngby, Denmark, August 25-27, 2005 Co-authors: M. Ceberio, O. Kosheleva, G. R. Keller, R. Araiza, M. Averill, and G. Xiang Presented by: Olga Kosheleva slides in pdf Date: July 23, 2005 Title: Data Processing Under Imprecise Probabilistic Uncertainty: Computational Challenges Venue: 4th International Symposium on Imprecise Probabilities and Their Applications, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 20-23, 2005 slides in pdf Date: July 13, 2005 Title: Random Interval Arithmetic is Closer to Common Sense: An Observation Venue: 17th World Congress of the International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation IMACS'2005, Paris, France, July 11-15, 2005 Co-authors: Rene Alt and Jean-Luc Lamotte Presented by: Jean-Luc Lamotte slides in pdf Date: July 13, 2005 Title: Towards an Optimal Approach to Soft Constraint Problems Venue: 17th World Congress of the International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation IMACS'2005, Paris, France, July 11-15, 2005 Co-author: Martine Ceberio Presented by: Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: July 11, 2005 Title: Taylor Model-Type Techniques for Handling Uncertainty in Expert Systems, with Potential Applications to Geoinformatics Venue: 17th World Congress of the International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation IMACS'2005, Paris, France, July 11-15, 2005 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio, Sanjeev Chopra, and Bertram Ludaescher Presented by: Martine Ceberio slides in pdf Date: June 25, 2005 Title: Use of Maxitive (Possibility) Measures in Foundations of Physics and Description of Randomness: Case Study Venue: 24nd International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2005, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 22-25, 2005 Co-authors: Andrei M. Finkelstein, Olga Kosheleva, Scott A. Starks, and Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: June 25, 2005 Title: How to Reconstruct the Original Shape of a Radar Signal? Venue: 24nd International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2005, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 22-25, 2005 Co-authors: Matthew G. Averill, Gang Xiang, G. Randy Keller, Scott A. Starks, Patrick S. Debroux, and James Boehm slides in pdf Date: June 24, 2005 Title: From Fuzzification and Intervalization to Anglification: A New 5D Geometric Formalism for Physics and Data Processing Venue: 24nd International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2005, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 22-25, 2005 Co-author: Scott A. Starks slides in pdf Date: June 24, 2005 Title: Using Expert Knowledge in Solving the Seismic Inverse Problem Venue: 24nd International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2005, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 22-25, 2005 Co-authors: Matthew G. Averill, Kate C. Miller, G. Randy Keller, Roberto Araiza, and Scott A. Starks Presented by: Scott A. Starks slides in pdf Date: June 23, 2005 Title: How the Concept of Information as Average Number of `Yes-No' Questions (Bits) Can Be Extended to Intervals, P-Boxes, and more General Uncertainty Venue: 24nd International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2005, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 22-25, 2005 Co-authors: Gang Xiang and Scott Ferson slides in pdf Date: June 17, 2005 Title: Fast Chirp-z Transform: A New Technique for Fast and Accurate Image Transformation (Shift, Rotation, etc.) Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Computer Science, TRACS research group seminar Co-author: Roberto Araiza Date: June 6, 2005 Title: Interval approach Venue: Los Alamos National Laboratory Uncertainty Workshop, June 6-7, 2005 (invited talk) Date: May 25, 2005 Title: To Properly Reflect Physicists' Reasoning about Randomness, We Also Need a Maxitive (Possibility) Measure Venue: 2005 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems FUZZ-IEEE'2005, Reno, Nevada, May 22-25, 2005 Co-authors: Andrei M. Finkelstein, Olga Kosheleva, Scott A. Starks, and Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: May 22, 2005 Title: Exact Bounds for Interval and Fuzzy Functions Under Monotonicity Constraints, with Potential Applications to Biostratigraphy Venue: 2005 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems FUZZ-IEEE'2005, Reno, Nevada, May 22-25, 2005 Co-authors: Emil Platon, Kavitha Tupelly, Scott A. Starks, and Karen Villaverde slides in pdf Date: May 11, 2005 Title: A Universal Sensor Model Venue: 12th International Conference Sensor'2005, Nuremberg, Germany, May 10-12, 2005 Co-author: Valery Mazin Presented by: Valery Mazin Date: May 5, 2005 Title: Seismic Reflection Tomography Studies of the Portillo Volcanic Field in the Southern Rio Grande Rift: Opportunity for Collaboration between Geosciences and Computer Science Venue: 3rd Annual Meeting GEON: Cyberinfrastructure for the Geosciences, A National Meeting on Research Frontiers in Cyberinfrastructure for the Geosciences, San Diego, California, May 5-6, 2005, poster presentation Co-authors: Matthew G. Averill, Roberto Araiza, G. Randy Keller, and Kate Miller slides in pdf Date: April 30, 2005 Title: Privacy: Protecting, Processing, and Measuring Loss Venue: 2005 South Central Information Security Symposium SCISS'05, Austin, Texas, April 30, 2005 Co-authors: Luc Longpre, Eric Freudenthal, Martine Ceberio, Francois Modave, Neelabh Baijal, Wei Chen, Vinod Chirayath, Gang Xiang, and J. Ivan Vargas Presented by: Luc Longpre Date: April 25, 2005 Title: An application of revision programming to von Neumann-Morgenstern approach in conflict resolution Venue: Nonmonotonic Reasoning, Answer Set Programming and Constraints, Dagstuhl Seminar, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, April 24-29, 2005 Co-author: Inna Pivkina Presented by: Inna Pivkina Date: April 2, 2005 Title: Egyptian Fractions Revisited Venue: 2005 Meeting of the Southwestern Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), April 1-2, 2005 Co-author: Olga M. Kosheleva Presented by: Olga M. Kosheleva Date: April 2, 2005 Title: Differentiation Beyond Traditional Definitions: Case Studies of Application-Motivated Extensions Venue: 2005 Meeting of the Southwestern Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), April 1-2, 2005 Co-author: Hung T. Nguyen slides in pdf Date: April 1, 2005 Title: Center for Theoretical Research and its Applications in Computer Science (TRACS): An Overview Venue: UTEP Mini-Aware, University of Texas at El Paso. slides in pdf Date: March 18, 2005 Title: On Inverse Halftoning: Computational Complexity and Interval Computations Venue: 39th Conference on Information Sciences and Systems CISS'2005, John Hopkins University, March 16-18, 2005 Co-authors: S. D. Cabrera, K. Iyer, and G. Xiang Presented by: S. D. Cabrera slides in pdf Date: March 15, 2005 Title: Computing the Cube of an Interval Matrix Is NP-Hard Venue: 20th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing SAC'2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 13-17, 2005 Co-authors: Olga Kosheleva and Guenter Mayer slides in pdf Date: March 11, 2005 Title: Modal logic and interval computations Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Computer Science, TRACS research group seminar Date: February 25, 2005 Title: Interval mathematics: algebraic and differential aspects Venue: Department of Mathematical Sciences Colloquium, University of Texas at El Paso Date: February 18, 2005 Title: Interval and optimization techniques in bioinformatics Venue: Bioinformatics Research Meeting, University of Texas at El Paso Date: February 1, 2005 Title: Discussions of the book The End of Physics Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Physical Sciences seminar Co-authors: John McClure, John Symons, and Juan Ferret Date: January 28, 2005 Title: Computability Theory and Differential Geometry Venue: University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Computer Science, TRACS research group seminar

2004

Date: December 17, 2004 Title: Taylor Model-Type Techniques for Handling Uncertainty in Expert Systems, with Potential Applications to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering Venue: Third International Workshop on Taylor Methods, Miami Beach, December 16-20, 2004 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio, Sanjeev Chopra, Olga Kosheleva, Scott A. Starks, and Bertram Ludaescher Date: December 16, 2004 Title: Validated Scientific Computing Using Interval Analysis: a Tutorial Venue: Third International Workshop on Taylor Methods, Miami Beach, December 16-20, 2004 Co-author: George Corliss Date: November 29, 2004 Title: Probabilities, intervals, fuzzy, what next? Extension of interval computations to situations with partial information about probabilities Venue: Seminar of the Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence, University of Paris VI, Paris, France Date: November 24, 2004 Title: The multi-layered interval categorizer tesselation-based model Venue: 6th Brazilian Symposium on Geoinformatics Geoinfo'2004, Campos do Jordao, Brazil, November 22-24, 2004 Co-authors: Marilton S. de Aguiar, Gracaliz P. Dimuro, Antonio C. da R. Costa, Rafael K. S. Silva, and Fabia A. da Costa Presented by: Gracaliz P. Dimuro Date: October 8, 2004 Title: From Intervals to Domains: A General Description of Validated Uncertainty, with Applications to Geospatial and Meteorological Data Venue: 11th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Validated Numerics SCAN'2004, Fukuoka, Japan, October 4-8, 2004 Co-authors: Gracaliz P. Dimuro, Antonio Carlos da Rocha Costa, Olga Kosheleva, Scott A. Starks, Kavitha Tupelly, and Karen Villaverde Date: October 7, 2004 Title: Affine Arithmetic-Type Techniques for Handling Uncertainty in Expert Systems, with Applications to Geoinformatics and Computer Security Venue: 11th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Validated Numerics SCAN'2004, Fukuoka, Japan, October 4-8, 2004 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio, Luc Longpre, Emad Saad, Bertram Ludascher, Chitta Baral, and Hung T. Nguyen Date: October 7, 2004 Title: How Accurate is a Solution to the Seismic Inverse Problem Venue: 11th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Validated Numerics SCAN'2004, Fukuoka, Japan, October 4-8, 2004 Co-authors: Matthew G. Averill, Kate C. Miller, G. Randy Keller, Jan Beck, Roberto Araiza, Roberto Torres, and Scott A. Starks Date: October 7, 2004 Title: Interval Versions of Statistical Techniques, with Applications to Environmental Analysis, Bioinformatics, and Privacy in Statistical Databases Venue: 11th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Validated Numerics SCAN'2004, Fukuoka, Japan, October 4-8, 2004 Co-authors: Luc Longpre, Scott A. Starks, Gang Xiang, Jan Beck, Raj Kandathi, Asis Nayak, Scott Ferson, and Janos Hajagos Date: September 16, 2004 Title: Monte-Carlo-type techniques for processing interval uncertainty, and their engineering applications Venue: Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, Savannah, Georgia, September 15-17, 2004 Co-authors: J. Beck, C. Ferregut, A. Sanchez, G. R. Keller, M. Averill, and S. A. Starks Date: September 16, 2004 Title: Towards combining probabilistic and interval uncertainty in engineering calculations Venue: Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, Savannah, Georgia, September 15-17, 2004 Co-authors: S. A. Starks, L. Longpre, M. Ceberio, G. Xiang, R. Araiza, J. Beck, R. Kandathi, A. Nayak, and R. Torres Date: September 15, 2004 Title: Untangling equations involving uncertainty: deconvolutions, updates, and backcalculations Venue: Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, Savannah, Georgia, September 15-17, 2004 Co-authors: Scott Ferson and Troy W. Tucker Presented by: Scott Ferson slides in Power Point Date: September 3, 2004 Title: Interval-Valued and Fuzzy-Valued Random Variables: From Computing Sample Variances to Computing Sample Covariances Venue: 2nd International Conference on Soft Methods in Probability and Statistics SMPS'2004, Oviedo, Asturias, Spain, September 2-4, 2004 Co-authors: Jan B. Beck and Berlin Wu Presented by: Hung T. Nguyen Date: August 10, 2004 Title: GEON: Geophysical data add the 3rd dimension in geospatial studies Venue: ESRI International User Conference 2004, San Diego, California, August 9-13, 2004 Co-authors: R. Aldouri, G. R. Keller, A. Gates, J. Rasillo, L. Salayandia, J. Seeley, P. Taylor, and S. Holloway Presented by: Raed Aldouri Date: August 2, 2004 Title: Using FFT-Based Data Processing Techniques to Characterize Asphaltic Concrete Mixtures Venue: 11th IEEE Digital Signal Processing Workshop DSP'04, Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, August 1-4, 2004 Co-authors: Scott A. Starks, Soheil Nazarian, Joseph Adidhela, and Roberto Araiza Date: August 2, 2004 Title: Using 1-D radar observations to detect a space explosion core among the explosion fragments: sequential and distributed algorithms Venue: 11th IEEE Digital Signal Processing Workshop DSP'04, Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, August 1-4, 2004 Co-authors: P. Debroux, J. Boehm, F. Modave, G. Xiang, J. Beck, K. Tupelly, R. Kandathi, L. Longpre, and K. Villaverde Date: July 1, 2004 Title: Probabilities, intervals, what next? Extension of interval computations to situations with partial information about probabilities Venue: 10th IMEKO TC7 International Symposium on Advances of Measurement Science, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 30-July 2, 2004 Co-authors: Gennady N. Solopchenko, Scott Ferson, Lev Ginzburg, and Richard Al\'o Date: June 30, 2004 Title: Modelling measurement processes as timed information processes in simplex domains Venue: 10th IMEKO TC7 International Symposium on Advances of Measurement Science, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 30-July 2, 2004 Co-authors: G. P. Dimuro and A. C. R. Costa Presented by: Gracaliz Dimuro Date: June 30, 2004 Title: Group-Theoretic Approach as a General Framework for Sensors, Neural Networks, Fuzzy Control, and Genetic Boolean Networks Venue: 10th IMEKO TC7 International Symposium on Advances of Measurement Science, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 30-July 2, 2004 Co-authors: Hung T. Nguyen, Chitta Baral, and Valery D. Mazin Date: June 30, 2004 Title: Towards a General Methodology for Designing Sub-Noise Measurement Procedures Venue: 10th IMEKO TC7 International Symposium on Advances of Measurement Science, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 30-July 2, 2004 Co-authors: Roberto Osegueda, G. Randy Keller, Scott A. Starks, Roberto Araiza, and Dmitry Bizyaev Date: June 27, 2004 Title: Application of Kolmogorov Complexity to Advanced Problems in Mechanics Venue: Advanced Problems in Mechanics Conference APM'04, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 24-July 1, 2004 Co-authors: Isaak A. Kunin Date: June 23, 2004 Title: New Algorithms for Statistical Analysis of Interval Data Venue: Workshop on State-of-the-Art in Scientific Computing PARA'04, Lyngby, Denmark, June 20-23, 2004 Co-authors: Gang Xiang, Scott A. Starks, and Luc Longpre Date: June 23, 2004 Title: Towards Joint Use of Probabilities and Intervals in Scientific Computing: What is the Best Transition from Linear to Quadratic Approximation? Venue: Workshop on State-of-the-Art in Scientific Computing PARA'04, Lyngby, Denmark, June 20-23, 2004 Co-authors: Martine Ceberio and Lev Ginzburg Date: June 23, 2004 Title: HPC-ICTM: the interval categorizer tesselation-based model for high perfomance computing Venue: Workshop on State-of-the-Art in Scientific Computing PARA'04, Lyngby, Denmark, June 20-23, 2004 Co-authors: M. S. Aguiar, G. P. Dimuro, Antonio C. R. Costa, and R. K. S. Silva Presented by: Gracaliz Dimuro Date: April 26, 2004 Title: Toward Formalizing Non-Monotonic Reasoning in Physics: the Use of Kolmogorov Complexity and Algorithmic Information Theory to Formalize the Notions `Typically' and `Normally' Venue: 1st Latin-American Workshop on Non-Monotonic Reasoning LA-NMR'2004, Mexico City, Mexico, April 26, 2004 Date: April 24, 2004 Title: Interval Approach to Privacy: Overview Venue: South Central Information Security Symposium SCISS'04, Houston, Texas, April 24, 2004 Co-authors: Luc Longpre, Jan Beck, Raj Kandathi, Asis Nayak, Gang Xiang, Janos G. Hajagos, Scott Ferson, and Lev Ginzburg Presented by: Luc Longpre Date: March 22, 2004 Title: Algorithms for geoinformatics: where do we come from? what are we? where do we go? Venue: GEON PI Meeting, Blacksburg, Virginia, March 21-24, 2004 slides in PowerPoint Date: February 18-21, 2004 Title: New algorithms for combining probabilistic and interval uncertainty Venue: Applied Biomathematics, Setauket, NY Date: February 4, 2004 Title: It is new, but is it science? Venue: Physics Department seminar, University of Texas at El Paso Co-authors: John McClure and John Symons Date: January 9, 2004 Title: Introduction to Quantum Computing Venue: Computer Science Department, Pontific University Catolic of Rio Grando do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil Date: January 5, 2004 Title: Computers of Generation Omega Venue: Computer Science Department, Pontific University Catolic of Rio Grando do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil