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EUSFLAT 2003 Proceedings


Proceedings of the 3rd Conference of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology, Zittau, Germany, September 10-12, 2003.
Edited by M. Wagenknecht and R. Hampel.
ISBN 3-9808089-4.

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Front matter

Invited Lectures

From search engines to question-answering systems - the need for new tools
Lotfi A. Zadeh pp. 3-5
Fuzzy relation equations and approximate solutions. Some recent results
Siegfried Gottwald pp. 6-11
Intuitionistic fuzzy sets: past, present and future
Krassimir T. Atanassov pp. 12-19
From communication networks to fuzzy sets
Rudolf Seising pp. 20-21

Special Sessions

Special Session 1: Fuzzy Approaches to Information Retrieval and Information Access on the Web

Fuzzy approaches to access information on the web: recent developments and research trends
Enrique Herrera-Viedma, Gabriella Pasi pp. 25-31
Evaluating the informative quality of web documents using fuzzy linguistic techniques
Enrique Herrera-Viedma, Eduardo Peis, Jesus C. Herrera, Karina Anaya pp. 32-37
Linguistically quantified thresholding strategies for text categorization
Slawomir Zadrozny, Janusz Kacprzyk pp. 38-42
Fuzzy logic techniques for reputation management in anonymous peer-to-peer systems
Ernesto Damiani, Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, Stefano Paraboschi, Marco Pesenti, Pierangela Samarati, Sergio Zara pp. 43-48
Association rules and fuzzy association rules to find new query terms
Miguel Delgado, Maria J. Martín-Bautista, Daniel Sánchez, José-María Serrano, María Amparo Vila Miranda pp. 49-53
Fuzzy clustering for indexing in the GAMBAL information retrieval system
Vicenç Torra, Sergi Lanau, Sadaaki Miyamoto pp. 54-58
Proximity fuzzy clustering for web context analysis
Vincenzo Loia, Witold Pedrycz, Sabrina Senatore pp. 59-62
Conceptual matching in web search using FIS-CRM for representing documents
Pablo J. Garcés, José A. Olivas, Francisco P. Romero pp. 63-66
Relevance feedback: introduction of partial assessments for query expansion
Asma Brini, Mohand Boughanem pp. 67-72
Fuzzy data mining for video
Christophe Marsala, Marcin Detyniecki pp. 73-78

Special Session 2: Evolutionary Fuzzy Systems

Current issues and future directions in evolutionary fuzzy systems research
Brian Carse, Anthony G. Pipe, Ingo Renners, Adolf Grauel, Antonio F. Gómez-Skarmeta, Fernando Jiménez, Gracia Sánchez, Oscar Cordón, Francisco Herrera, Fernando A. C. Gomide, Igor Walter, Antonio González, Raúl Pérez pp. 81-87
An inductive approach for learning fuzzy relation rules
Eugenio Aguirre, Antonio González, Raúl Pérez pp. 88-93
Improving interpretability in approximative fuzzy models via multi-objective evolutionary algorithms
Antonio F. Gómez-Skarmeta, Fernando Jiménez, Gracia Sánchez pp. 94-99
Genetic adaption of rule connectives and conjunction operators in fuzzy rule based systems: an experimental comparative study
Francisco Herrera, Francisco Alfredo Márquez, Antonio Peregrín pp. 100-104
Genetic learning of accurate TS models based on local fuzzy prototyping
Rafael Alcalá, Jesús Alcalá-Fdez, Jorge Casillas, Oscar Cordón, Francisco Herrera pp. 105-108
Modeling high interest areas in descriptive TS fuzzy rule based systems
Ingo Renners, Adolf Grauel pp. 109-113
Genetic fuzzy systems to evolve coordination strategies in competitive distributed systems
Igor Walter, Fernando A. C. Gomide pp. 114-119
Fuzzy logic and the Pittsburgh classifier system for mobile robot control
Anthony G. Pipe, Brian Carse pp. 120-125
Genetic fuzzy controllers: from simulated based learning to a real application
Joaquín Cañada Bago, Jorge Aguilera, Juan R. Velasco, Luis Magdalena pp. 126-131

Special Session 3: Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets and Related Concepts

Intuitionistic fuzzy sets - an alternative look
Anna Pankowska, Maciej Wygralak pp. 135-140
Definiton of neutrosophic logic - a generalization of the intuitionistic fuzzy logic
Florentin Smarandache pp. 141-146
Generalized negations and intuitionistic fuzzy sets - a criticism to a widely used terminology
Gianpiero Cattaneo, Davide Ciucci pp. 147-152
Intuitionistic fuzzy sets or orthopair fuzzy sets?
Gianpiero Cattaneo, Davide Ciucci pp. 153-158
Intuitionistic fuzzy sets and interval-valued fuzzy sets: a critical comparison
Chris Cornelis, Krassimir T. Atanassov, Etienne E. Kerre pp. 159-163
A method for constructing non t-representable intuitionistic fuzzy t-norms satisfying the residuation principle
Glad Deschrijver, Etienne E. Kerre pp. 164-167
On some properties of intuitionistic fuzzy implications
Michal Baczynski pp. 168-171
Monotone measures of intuitionistic fuzzy sets
Piotr Nowak pp. 172-176
Intuitionistic fuzzy graph interpretations of multi-person multi-criteria decision making
Krassimir T. Atanassov, Gabriella Pasi, Ronald R. Yager, Vassia Atanassova pp. 177-182
A multiattribute decision making approach using intuitionistic fuzzy sets
Deng-Feng Li, Jian-Bo Yang pp. 183-186
Preferences, classification and intuitionistic fuzzy sets
Javier Montero, Daniel Gómez pp. 187-192
Grey systems and interval valued fuzzy sets
Yingjie Yang, Robert John pp. 193-197
Intuitionistic fuzzy n-ary systems
Wieslaw A. Dudek pp. 198-205
A measure of similarity for intuitionistic fuzzy sets
Eulalia Szmidt, Janusz Kacprzyk pp. 206-209
A descriptive definiton of the probability on intuitionistic fuzzy sets
Beloslav Riecan pp. 210-213
A generalized net model of a material-processing reactor equipped with chromatic monitoring and control based on intuitionistic fuzzy evaluation of the chromaticity
Krassimir T. Atanassov, Boyan E. Djakov, J. A. Alexieva, Trifon Trifonov, Gordon R. Jones pp. 214-217
Intuitionistic fuzzy generalized net model of the process of handwriting analysis
Georgi Gluhchev, Krassimir T. Atanassov, Stefan Todorov Hadjitodorov, Eulalia Szmidt, Anthony Shannon pp. 218-222
Distances and orderings in a family of intuitionistic fuzzy numbers
Przemyslaw Grzegorzewski pp. 223-227
Flexible querying via intuitionistic fuzzy sets
Przemyslaw Grzegorzewski, Edyta Mrówka pp. 228-231

Special Session 4: Mathematics and Methodology of Soft Computing with Applications

On modifiers based on n-placed functions
Jorma K. Mattila pp. 235-238
Fuzzy subgroups applied to subgroups of the group of Moebius transformations
Paavo Kukkurainen pp. 239-241
Fuzzy similarity based classification in normal Łukasiewicz algebra with geometric and harmonic mean
Pasi Luukka, Kalle Saastamoinen pp. 242-245
Comparison of the use of different similarities based on T-norms in the classification tasks
Kalle Saastamoinen, Pasi Luukka pp. 246-247

Special Session 5: Fuzzy Relations

On the preservation of monotonicity by extended mappings
Ulrich Bodenhofer pp. 251-254
Transitivity of fuzzy strict preference relations in absence of incomparability
Susana Díaz, Susana Montes, Bernard De Baets pp. 255-258
The role and properties of rule relevancy in fuzzy inference process
Michal Sabo pp. 259-262
Nearness and uniform convergence
Vladimír Janis pp. 263-265
Nearness relations and topology
Martin Kalina pp. 266-269
Cut equivalence of fuzzy relations
Branimir Seselja, Andreja Tepavcevic pp. 270-273

Special Session 6: Aggregation Operators

Aggregation operators 2003
Radko Mesiar pp. 277-280
QL-implications on a finite chain
Margarita Mas, Miquel Monserrat, Joan Torrens pp. 281-284
On the operator equation A + B = Σ
Anna Kolesárová pp. 285-288
Cancellative t-norms
Andrea Mesiarová, Peter Viceník pp. 289-291
Self-dual types of cycle-transitivity
Bernard De Baets, Hans De Meyer, Bart De Schuymer pp. 292-295
Transitive comparison of marginal probability distributions
Hans De Meyer, Bernard De Baets, Bart De Schuymer pp. 296-299
The Choquet integral for 2-additive bi-capacities
Michel Grabisch, Christophe Labreuche pp. 300-303
Capacities on lattices and k-ary capacities
Michel Grabisch, Christophe Labreuche pp. 304-307
Commuting aggregation operators
Radko Mesiar, Susanne Saminger pp. 308-311
Fusion with quantitative weights
Tomasa Calvo, Radko Mesiar pp. 312-317
Some meta-theorems on fuzzy cardinalities and their application
Saskia Janssens, Bernard De Baets, Hans De Meyer pp. 318-321

Special Session 7: Fuzzy Logic and Logistics

Bayesian networks for transport decision scenarios
Alexander Holland pp. 325-328
Planning time restricted logistic tours with fuzzy logic
Alexander Holland pp. 329-334

Regular Contributed Papers

Fuzzy Control

Multirelational linguistic models
Oleksandr Sokolov pp. 337-342
Modelling with temporal fuzzy chains
Juan Moreno García, Luis Jiménez, Jose Jesus Castro-Schez, L. R. Luis Rodriguez Benitez pp. 343-348
Evolvable fuzzy controllers using parallel evolutionary algorithms
Pavel Osmera pp. 349-354
Fuzzy control for a liquid level system
Basil M. Al-Hadithi, Fernando Matía, Agustín Jiménez pp. 355-360
The issue of quantization effect in direct implementation of adaptive LQ controller with NN identification into PLC
Kamil Švancara, Petr Pivoňka pp. 361-366

Fuzzy Neural Networks

Stability of backpropagation learning rule
Petr Krupanský, Petr Pivoňka, Jiří Dohnal pp. 369-374
An adaptive learning algorithm for a neo fuzzy neuron
Yevgeniy Bodyanskiy, Illya Kokshenev, Vitaliy Kolodyazhniy pp. 375-379
Fuzzy-neuro risk assessment of distributed real-time systems through formal and object-oriented systems modelling
Atoosa P.-J. Thunem pp. 380-385
Structure recognition on sequences with a neuro-fuzzy-system
Klaus Dalinghaus, Tillman Weyde pp. 386-391
Resource-allocating probabilistic neuro-fuzzy network
Yevgeniy Bodyanskiy, Yevgen Gorshkov, Vitaliy Kolodyazhniy pp. 392-395
The use of NNPLS algorithm for on-line calibration monitoring
Andreas Kirschner pp. 396-401
Radial basic function networks for atmospheric Cycloid combustion process modelling
Amer Noureldin, Gerhard Lappus pp. 402-403
Signal processing and neural network models for economic time series
Dusan Marcek pp. 404-407
Prediction of surface roughness in ultraprecision turning using fuzzy logic
Arup Kumar Nandi pp. 408-413
Neuro-finite element static analysis of structures by assembling elemental neuro-modelers
Abdolreza Joghataie pp. 414-419

Fuzzy Relations

A fuzzy analysis of a Richter theorem in fuzzy consumers
Irina Georgescu pp. 423-428
Aggregating non-finite families of T-transitive relations
Joan Jacas, Jordi Recasens pp. 429-432
Possibility relations: the hidden face of fuzzy preorders
Dionis Boixader, Lluis Godo pp. 433-436
User-tailored fuzzy relations between intervals
Dorota Kuchta pp. 437-441

Decision Making and Optimization

A framework for multicriteria selection based on measuring query responses
Miloš Šeda, Jiri Dvorak pp. 445-450
On bicriterial decisions in well-drilling processes using fuzzy logic
Michael Wagenknecht, Iryna Fadyeyeva pp. 451-455
Analysis of multi-product break-even with uncertain information
Luisa L. Lazzari, María Silvia Moriñigo pp. 456-460

Fuzzy Heuristics and Rule Bases

Open-loop fuzzy modeling: a comparison and a proposal
Pablo Carmona, Juan Luis Castro, Jose Manuel Zurita pp. 463-467
Instance-based collaborative filtering with fuzzy labels
Eyke Hüllermeier pp. 468-473
On the design of metaheuristic algorithms using fuzzy rules
David A. Pelta, Alejandro Sancho-Royo, José L. Verdegay pp. 474-479
Soft computing and control of district heating system
Petr Dostál, Bronislav Chramcov, Jaroslav Balátĕ pp. 480-484
On convex-concave perception based functions
Ildar Z. Batyrshin, Aleksandra Panova pp. 485-490
Perception based functions with boundary conditions
Ildar Z. Batyrshin pp. 491-496
Genetic algorithm in expert system of choice in the investment projects
A. Ya. Kuziomin, A. O. Havrilov, Vladimir Drobynskyy pp. 497-501
A polymorphical mutation operator for evolution strategies
Stefan Berlik pp. 502-505
Fuzzy interpolation and level 2 gradual rules
Sylvie Galichet, Didier Dubois, Henri Prade pp. 506-511
Comparison of two approaches to approximated reasoning
Pim van den Broek pp. 512-516
Solvability of a system of fuzzy relation equations: Easy to check conditions
Irina Perfilieva pp. 517-522
Inconsistencies in linguistic descriptions from the point of view of fuzzy logic
Antonín Dvorák, Vilém Novák pp. 523-528
Fuzzy transforms and universal approximation
Irina Perfilieva pp. 529-533
A hierarchical fuzzy rule-based learning system based on an information theoretic
Antony Waldock, Brian Carse, Chris Melhuish pp. 534-538
A Type 2 fuzzy system modelling algorithm
Kemal Kilic, Özge Uncu, I. Burhan Türksen pp. 539-543
Analysis and data processing at the stage of conceptual designing of compex objects
Oleksandr Sokolov, O. Radivonenko, N. Bakumenko pp. 544-549
Deduction in a GEFRED database using Datalog
Ignacio J. Blanco, Olga Pons, José-María Serrano, María Amparo Vila pp. 550-553
Relational Takagi-Sugeno models for rainfall-discharge modeling
Hilde Vernieuwe, Bernard De Baets pp. 554-557
Decision-theoretic approaches in fuzzy rule generation for diagnosis and fault detection problems
Sebastian Beck, Ralf Mikut, Jens Jäkel, Georg Bretthauer pp. 558-563
Expert and induced knowledge for intelligent motion analysis of ground robots
Serge Guillaume, Luis Magdalena, Miguel Ángel Sotelo, Luis Miguel Bergasa, Ramón Flores, Manuel Ocaña pp. 564-569
Fuzzy identification of rock layers with anomalous pressure
G. Sementsov, I. Chygur pp. 570-573

Fuzzy Scheduling

The fuzzy single machine scheduling problem - some general properties
Adam Kasperski pp. 577-581
Minimisation of the expected weighted number of jobs being late with fuzzy processing time in a one machine system
Barbara Gladysz, Dorota Kuchta pp. 582-585
Latest starting times and floats of activities in network with uncertain durations
Pawel Zielinski pp. 586-591
Vehicle routing and scheduling with fuzzy time windows and fuzzy goal
Przemyslaw Kobylanski, Michal Kulej pp. 592-596

Fuzzy Logics

Fleas and fuzzy logic: a survey
Petr Hájek pp. 599-603
Clarifying Elkan's theoretical result
Ana Pradera, Enric Trillas, Claudio Moraga pp. 604-608
On definability of maximum in left-continuous t-norms
Francesc Esteva, Àngel García-Cerdaña, Carles Noguera pp. 609-613
A note on the structure of ΠMTL-chains and left-continuous cancellative T-norms
Rostislav Horcík pp. 614-618
From fuzzy type theory to fuzzy intensional logic
Vilém Novák pp. 619-623
Extensionality and continuity
Martina Danková pp. 624-629
Approximation abilities of perception-based logical deduction
Vilém Novák pp. 630-635
On the complexity of propositional logics with an involutive negation
Zuzana Haniková pp. 636-639
Homogenizing multi-adjoint logic programs
Jesús Medina, Manuel Ojeda-Aciego pp. 640-644
An XML vocabulary for soft computing
Adolfo R. de Soto, Conrado A. Capdevila, Eva Cuervo Fernández pp. 645-650

Fuzziness and Probability

Propagation of uncertainty involving imprecision and randomness
Cédric Baudrit, Didier Dubois, Hélène Fargier pp. 653-658
Fuzzy models for prediction based on random set semantics
Nicholas J. Randon, Jonathan Lawry pp. 659-664
On construction of joint observable on Łukasiewicz tribe
Tomás Kroupa pp. 665-668
Two fuzzy probability measures
Zdĕnek Karpíšek, Karel Slavicek pp. 669-674
Fuzzy-evidence approach to uncertainty modelling and reliability
Bohdan S. Butkiewicz pp. 675-678
Bayesian networks for continuous values and uncertainty in the learning process
J. F. Baldwin, E. Di Tomaso pp. 679-682
Edge orientation-based fuzzy Hough transform (EOFHT)
Eduard Montseny, Pilar Sobrevilla, Pere Marès Martí pp. 683-688

Fuzzy Cardinality, Measures and Integrals

Cardinalities of fuzzy sets with triangular norms
Maciej Wygralak pp. 691-696
Singularity and fuzziness of fuzzy sets
Krzysztof Dyczkowski pp. 697-701
On the cardinality of fuzzy sets
Pavol Král pp. 702-704
Fuzzy cardinality of equivalent fuzzy subgroups
Jaume Casasnovas pp. 705-708
A first approximation to Ng - coherence measures
Susana Cubillo, Sergio Bellido pp. 709-713
On a modeling of decision making with a twofold integral
Hideyuki Imai, Vicenç Torra pp. 714-717
Generalization of the twofold integral and its interpretation
Yasuo Narukawa, Vicenç Torra pp. 718-722

Fuzzy Clustering and Classification

A system based on a modified version of the FCM algorithm for profiling web users from access log
Paolo Corsini, Laura De Dosso, Beatrice Lazzerini, Francesco Marcelloni pp. 725-729
An alternative approach to the fuzzifier in fuzzy clustering to obtain better clustering
Frank Klawonn, Frank Höppner pp. 730-734
Fuzzy classification of water pressure test curves
Dirk Lühning pp. 735-738

Medical Applications

Perception-based systems for medical diagnosis
Danuta Rutkowska pp. 741-746
Diagnosis of dermatological diseases by a neuro-fuzzy system
Giovanna Castellano, Ciro Castiello, Anna Maria Fanelli, C. Leone pp. 747-750
Modelling nursing intuition - a non-deterministic approach
Keith Wills, Robert Ivor John, Peter R. Innocent, Sarah Lake pp. 751-755

Further Applications

Local-parallel technology of fuzzy information processing
O. Ph. Mikhal, Oleg Grigorievich Rudenko pp. 759-760
Application of f-regression method to fuzzy classification problem
Boris Izyumov pp. 761-766
Deriving reservoir operating rules via fuzzy regression and ANFIS
Seyed Jamshid Mousavi, Kumaraswamy Ponnambalam, Fakhri Karray pp. 767-772
Improving mobile communication systems QoS by using fuzzy automata
José Javier Astrain, P.J. Menéndez, Jesús E. Villadangos, J. Domínguez pp. 773-778

Fuzzy Graphs

Estimation of ismorphism degree of fuzzy graphs
Leonid S. Bershtein, Alexander V. Bozhenuk pp. 781-784
Using component division criterion for fuzzy system vitality analysis
Tatiana Starostina pp. 785-788
Hardware implementation of a fuzzy Petri net based on VLSI digital circuits
Jacek Kluska, Zbigniew Hajduk pp. 789-793

Tutorials

Advances in fuzzy control: from heuristic control to modern model-based approaches
Robert Babuska p. 797
Time series analysis in reconstructed phase spaces
Holger Kantz p. 798
Lessons learned from computational intelligence in nuclear application
Da Ruan pp. 799-802