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EUSFLAT/LFA 2005 Proceedings

Proceedings of the Joint 4th Conference of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology and the 11th Rencontres Francophones sur la Logique Floue et ses Applications, Barcelona, Spain, September 7-9, 2005.
Edited by E. Montseny and P. Sobrevilla.
ISBN 84-7653-872-3.

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Soft Computing in Bioinformatics
James M. Keller p. 1
Soft Computing in Fault Detection and Isolation
Józef Korbicz, Marcin Witczak pp. 2-3
Soft Computing for Information Retrieval in the WEB
Enrique Herrera-Viedma, Maria J. Martín-Bautista, S. Guadarrama, Alejandro Sobrino, José A. Olivas pp. 4-6
Soft Data Fusion for the Industrial Application of Computer Vision
Aureli Soria pp. 7-8

Plenary Sessions

Some Applications of Fuzzy Logic in Data Mining and Information Retrieval
Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier p. 9
Fuzzy Multivalued Logics and T-Norms
Francesc Esteva p. 10
Three Visual Cluster Validity Methods for Object and Relational Data
James C. Bezdek p. 11
Fuzzy Logic as a Basis for Theory of Precisiation of Meaning (TPM)
Lotfi A. Zadeh pp. 12-14
Fuzzy Logic and Natural Language
Vilém Novák p. 15

Contributed Papers

S104: Fuzzy Methods in Learning and Data Mining

Inductive Learning of Fuzzy Regression Trees
Mario Drobics pp. 16-21
Noise Clustering via Dynamic Data Assigning Assessment
Olga Georgieva, Frank Klawonn, Katharina Tschumitschew pp. 22-27
Improving the interpretability of data-driven evolving fuzzy systems
Edwin Lughofer, Eyke Hüllermeier, Erich Peter Klement pp. 28-33
Towards the use of OWA operators for record linkage
Jordi Nin, Vicenc Torra. pp. 34-39
Usage of combined Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy Models for the Prediction of Particle Sink Rates
Andre Seeliger, Michael Wagenknecht, Rainer Hampel. pp. 40-46
Learning Complexity-Bounded Rule-Based Classifiers by Combining. Association Analysis and Genetic Algorithms
Yu Yi, Eyke Hüllermeier pp. 47-52

Real World Applications

Fuzzy Models and Cointegration Analysis for the Forecast of Tourist Demand
Vassilios A. Profillidis, George N. Botzoris, P. Lathiras pp. 53-60
High interpretability using a fuzzy system in a manufacturing process inspection
Perfecto Marino, Vicente Pastoriza, Miguel Santamaría, Emilio Martínez pp. 61-66
A Fuzzy Buyer Agent for an Automatic Negotiation Framework on E-Commerce
Ramon Manjavacas, José Jesús Castro-Sanchez pp. 67-72
An Adaptable Fuzzy Emotion Model for Emotion Recognition
Natascha Esau, Lisa Kleinjohann, Bernd Kleinjohann pp. 73-78
Chaotic behavior of Fuzzy Recurrent Models
Alexander Sokolov, Michael Wagenknecht pp. 79-83
Measuring poverty using fuzzy set theory: Turkish case
Alper Basaran, Suleyman Gunay, Ahmet Burcin Barcin, Alp Basaran pp. 84-87

Fuzzy Modeling I

Applying Fuzzy Logic to Operations Management Research
D. Arias, J. M. Sánchez, Jose Manuel Zurita pp. 88-93
Computed answer based on fuzzy knowledgebase - a model for handling uncertain information
Ágnes Achs pp. 94-99
Some Fundamental Interpretability Issues in Fuzzy Modeling
Corrado Mencar, Giovanna Castellano, Anna M. Fanelli pp. 100-105
About the Use of Ontologies for Fuzzy Knowledge Representation
Ignacio J. Blanco, Nicolás Martín, Carmen Martínez-Cruz, Maria Amparo Vila Miranda pp. 106-111
Fuzzy Modeling in the Agro-Climatic Domain
Mercedes Valdés, Juan A. Botía, Antonio F. Gómez-Skarmeta pp. 112-117
The fuzzy sets in maintenance process
M. Socorro García, M. Teresa Lamata pp. 118-123

S140-I: Fuzzy and Soft Computing Tools in Economy, Business and Management I

A Formal Framework and New Related Methods when Fancing with Granularity in Unsupervised Learning
Vasile Georgescu pp. 124-129
Logical Management Tools: Strategic Oriented Fuzzy Systems
Rafael Espin, M. Hernández, M. E. Albert, D. Alfonso, Jorge Marx-Gómez, M. I. Lecich pp. 130-135
Decision Making And Fuzzy Inference: A New Linked Approach
Rafael Espin, Jorge Marx-Gómez, M. I. Lecich pp. 136-141
A Model of Genetic Fuzzy System for the Design of New Products
Cristina Mendana-Cuervo, Enrique López-González, Begona González-Pérez pp. 142-147
A Fuzzy Model For Work Performance Assessment
Miguel Delgado, F. Cofré pp. 148-153
Knowledge Mobilization through Re-addressable Ontologies
Miguel Delgado, Ram´n Pérez-Pérez, Ignacio Requena pp. 154-158

Theory of Fuzzy Sets I

On the Characterization of Sels-dual Aggregation Operators
Koen C. Maes, Susanne Saminger, Bernard De Baets pp. 159-164
Aggregation and Non-Contradiction
Ana Pradera, Enric Trillas pp. 165-170
Analyse of a mean operator for data fusion
Richard Emilion, Andrei Doncescu, Sébastien Régis, A. Meril pp. 171-177
On Some New Forms of Cycle-Transitivity and Their Relation to Commutative Copulas
Bart De Schuymer, Hans De Meyer, Bernard De Baets pp. 178-182
A generalization of the OWA operator to evaluate non monotonic quantifiers
Ludovic Liétard, Daniel Rocacher pp. 183-188
XAO Operators - The interval universe
Jesús Lázaro, Tomasa Calvo pp. 189-197

Fuzzy Cardinality, Measures and Integrals I

New axiomatizations of the Shapley interaction index for bi-capacities
Fabien Lange, Michel Grabisch pp. 198-203
MIRIAD: a tool suite for MCDA
Christophe Labreuche, Fabien Le Huédé pp. 204-209
On the use of the Choquet integral with fuzzy numbers in Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding
Patrick Meyer, Marc Roubens pp. 210-215
A maximum quadratic entropy principle for capacity identi cation
Ivan Kojadinovic pp. 216-221

Fuzzy Control II

Improved Dtc Of Induction Motor With Fuzzy Resistance Estimator
S. Benaicha, F. Zidani, R. Nait Said, M.S. Nait Said pp. 222-226
Optimization of the Fuzzy Logic Controller for an Autonomous UAV
Jon C. Ervin, Sema E. Alptekin, Dianne J. DeTurris pp. 227-232
Concept of Level-Controlled R-S Fuzzy Memory Circuit
Milan Petrík pp. 233-239

S105-I: Aggregation Operators I

Construction of RET operators from aggregation functions
Margarita Mas, Miquel Monserrat, Joan Torrens pp. 241-246
The domination relation between continuous t-norms
Susanne Saminger, Bernard De Baets, Hans De Meyer pp. 247-252
Generators of t-norms in interval-valued fuzzy set theory
Glad Deschrijver pp. 253-258
Additive generators of discrete conjunctive aggregation operations
Gaspar Mayor, J. Monreal pp. 259-265

S103-I: Evolutionary Fuzzy Systems I

A Working Hypothesis on the Semantics/Accuracy Synergy
Paulo Fazendeiro, José Valente de Oliveira pp. 266-271
Predictive Knowledge Discovery by Multiobjective Genetic Fuzzy Systems for Estimating Consumer Behavior Models
Jorge Casillas, Oscar Delgado, Francisco J. Martínez-López pp. 272-278
Resolving the Conflict between Competitive and Cooperative Behavior in Michigan-Type Fuzzy Classifier Systems
Peter Haslinger, Ulrich Bodenhofer pp. 279-284
Multiobjective Formulations of Fuzzy Rule-Based Classification System Design
Hisao Ishibuchi, Yusuke Nojima pp. 285-290

S113: Fuzzy Relations I

Stability, Indistinguishability and Small Numbers
Claudi Alsina, Enric Trillas pp. 291-296
Strict Fuzzy Orderings in a Similarity-Based Setting
Ulrich Bodenhofer, Mustafa Demirci pp. 297-302
Aggregating with Indistinguishability Operators
Joan Jacas, Jordi Recasens pp. 303-306
An algorithm to compute a T-transitive opening of a proximity
Luis Garmendía, Adela Salvador. pp. 309-313

S116-I: Fuzzy Sets in Probability and Statistics I

Interval-valued Fuzzy Sets, Possibility Theory and Imprecise Probability
Didier Dubois, Henri Prade pp. 314-319
Probability on L-posets
Katarína Lendelová pp. 320-324
Probability theory of fuzzy events
Mirko Navara pp. 325-329
On the entropy on the Lukasiewicz square
Beloslav Riecan pp. 330-333
From Fuzzy Data to a fuzzy decision, three equivalent ways
Andreas Wünsche pp. 334-339

Fuzzy Mathematics and Fuzzy Logics I

On fuzzy goal programming with piecewise linear membership functions
Mariano Jiménez López pp. 340-344
Using Fuzzy Logic Techniques to Simplify a Grading System of Cereals
M. N. Lakhoua, M. Annabi pp. 345-350
Towards Formal Theory of Measure on Clans of Fuzzy Sets
Tomás Kroupa pp. 351-356

S105-II: Aggregation Operators II

On compensatory bipolar aggregation operators
Christophe Labreuche, Michel Grabisch pp. 363-368
Distributive residual implications from uninorms
D. Ruiz-Aguilera, J. Torrens pp. 369-374
On some properties of reverses of binary operations
Michal Sabo pp. 375-379
Applications of Schur-concave t-norms in pFCSP
Endre Pap, Aleksandar Takaci pp. 380-384
A note on ordinal sums of t-norms on bounded lattices
Susanne Saminger, Erich Peter Klement, Radko Mesiar pp. 385-388

Theory of Fuzzy Sets II

On Iterative Boolean-Like Laws of Fuzzy Sets
Claudi Alsina, Enric Trillas pp. 389-394
Contour Lines: The Lost World
Koen C. Maes, Bernard De Baets pp. 395-400
On computing dominant and absorbent kernels in bipolar valued digraphs
Raymond Bisdorff pp. 401-405
Algebraic Transfer Principle in Fuzzy Theory
Michiro Kondo pp. 406-411
Calculation and reasoning with ordered fuzzy numbers
Witold Kosinski. pp. 412-417

S140-II: Fuzzy and Soft Computing tools in Economy, Business and Management II

Using dmFSQL For Financial Management
Ramón Alberto Carrasco, María Amparo Vila pp. 418-423
Using Fuzzy DataCube for Exploratory Analysis in Financial Economy
Carlos Molina, M. E. Gómez, J. M. Torre, María Amparo Vila pp. 424-429
Comparative study of the Wages in Spain by using ADRI and TFC
Juan Moreno-García, Luis Jiménez pp. 430-435
The performance of elements of fixed assets immersed in a context of uncertainty
Anna Maria Gil-Lafuente pp. 436-441
Predisposition to Auto-Maintenance: Fuzzy Analysis
A. M. Gento-Municio, A. Redondo pp. 442-448

Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets and >Related Concepts

Geometric Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Systems
Simon Coupland, Robert John pp. 449-454
Self-Contradiction Degrees in Intuitionistic Fuzzy Logic
Elena Castiñeira, Susana Cubillo, Carmen Torres, V. Zarzosa pp. 455-460
A new measure of entropy and its connection with a similarity measure for intuitionistic fuzzy sets
Eulalia Szmidt, Janusz Kacprzyk pp. 461-466

S109-I: Eventology of Random Fuzzy Sets I

Peculiarities of Application of Direct and Inverse Eventological Markowitz' Problems
Ellen Goldenok pp. 467-473
On Inverse Markowitz' Eventological Problem
Svyatoslav Klochkov pp. 474-476
On new Notion of Eventological Means of Fuzzy Events
Alexei Vorob'ov pp. 477-481

Evolutionary Fuzzy Systems

Argumentation of the results of a multi-criteria evaluation model in individual and group decision aiding
Christophe Labreuche pp. 482-487
Evolutionary temporal fuzzy control applied to adaptive distributed routing
Manuel A. Gadeo Martos, Juan R. Velasco Pérez pp. 488-493
Incremental optimization of FIS using reinforcement learning
Pierre-Yves Glorennec, Xavier Le Guillou pp. 494-499

Fuzzy Neural Networks

One step ahead prediction using Fuzzy Boolean Neural Networks
José A. B. Tomé, João Paulo Carvalho pp. 500-505
The Neural Model of Dynamics of Unmanned Underwater Vehicle
Bogdan Zak pp. 506-511
On the technique of linguistic classification based on fuzzy neural network
V. A. Rybkin, I. S. Soldatenko, T. V. Bandurina pp. 512-517

Fuzzy Heuristics and Rule Bases

Treatment of the incomplete information in L-Fuzzy contexts
Cristina Alcalde, Ana Burusco, Ramón Fuentes-Gonzalez pp. 518-523
Fuzzy Box-plot based Induction Rules. Towards automatic generation of classes-interpretations
Karina Gibert, Alejandra Pérez-Bonilla pp. 524-529
A linguistic fuzzy model with a monotone rule base is not always monotone
Ester Van Broekhoven, Bernard De Baets pp. 530-535

Fuzzyness Probability and Possibility

A fuzzy approach to R&D project selection
Christer Carlsson, Robert Fullér, Péter Majlender pp. 536-540
Probabilities of Events Induced by Fuzzy Random Variables
Cédric Baudrit, Ines Couso, Didier Dubois pp. 541-546
A fuzzy approach to capacity constrained MRP systems
Josefa Mula, Raul Poler, José Pedro García-Sabater pp. 547-552
Min-based fusion of possibilistic networks
Salem Benferhat, Faiza Titouna pp. 553-558
Lexicographic Refinements in the Context of Possibilistic Decision Theory
Lluis Godo, Adriana Zapico pp. 559-564

S107: Soft Computing for Information Access on the Web

e-Bay.Net: Helping Users to Buy in e-commerce Applications
Luis M. de Campos, Juan M. Fernández-Luna, Juan F. Huete pp. 565-570
A Reflection on the use of And
Sergio Guadarrama, Eloy Renedo pp. 571-575
A New Model of Linguistic Weighted Information Retrieval System
Enrique Herrera-Viedma, Antonio G. López-Herrera, Carlos Porcel pp. 576-581
Personalized Information Retrieval system in the Framework of Fuzzy Logic
Mourad Oussalah, A. Eltigani pp. 582-587
Using graph-based fuzzy measures for measuring the similarity between words
Vicenc Torra, Yasuo Narukawa pp. 588-592
Fuzzy Cognitive Maps application for Webmining
Andreas Kakolyris, George Stylios, Voula Georgopoulos pp. 593-598

S116-II: Fuzzy Sets in Probability and Statistics II

Bootstrap Techniques: A Valuable Tool in Statistical Hypothesis Testing about the Means of Fuzzy Random Variables
Manuel Montenegro, Gil González-Rodriguez, Ana Colubi, María Angeles Gil pp. 599-604
Fuzzy histograms: A Statistical Analysis
Ludo Waltman, Uzay Kaymak, Jan Van den Berg. pp. 605-610
Sampling inspections by attributes which are based on soft quality Standards
Volker Krätschmer pp. 611-614
Computing Temporal Trends in Web Documents
Mark Last pp. 615-620
Two-Sample Median Test for Vague Data
Przemyslaw Grzegorzewski pp. 621-626
Friedman's test with missing observations
Edyta Mröwka, Przemyslaw Grzegorzewski pp. 627-632

S106: Normal Forms in Fuzzy Approximation and Interpolation

Normal forms based fuzzy systems
Martina Danková pp. 633-638
Some general considerations on the evaluation of fuzzy rule systems
Siegfried Gottwald pp. 639-644
Approximating models based on fuzzy transforms
Irina Perfilieva pp. 645-650
Genetic algorithms in fuzzy approximation
Martina Danková, Martin Stepnicka pp. 651-656
Fuzzy relation equations with dual composition
Lenka Noskova pp. 657-662
Data compression on the basis of fuzzy transforms
Irina Perfilieva, Radek Valasek pp. 663-668

S120: Fuzzy and Soft Computing Techniques in Image Processing

Possibilistic C-Means in Scene Matching
Ozy Sjahputera, James M. Keller pp. 669-675
An Approach to Image Retrieval on Fuzzy Object-Relational Databases using Dominant Color Descriptors
Jesús Chamorro-Martínez, Juan Miguel Medina, Carlos D. Barranco, Elena Galán-Perales, José M. Soto-Hidalgo pp. 676-684
On the Fuzzy Texture Spectrum for Natural Microtextures Characterization
Aina Barceló, Eduard Montseny, Pilar Sobrevilla. pp. 685-690
On Automatic Selection of Fuzzy Homogeneity Measures for Path-based Image Segmentation
Belén Prados-Suárez, Jesús Chamorro-Martínez, Daniel Sánchez. pp. 691-698
Progressive scan conversion based on edge-dependent interpolation using fuzzy logic
P.Brox , Iluminada Baturone, Santiago Sánchez-Solano pp. 699-704
An approach to Color Gradient Vector Argument considering Data Uncertainty
Eduard Montseny, Belén Prados-Suárez, Pilar Sobrevilla, Santiago Romaní pp. 705-708

S108: Fuzzy Optimization Models in Real Problems

Fuzzy Portfolio Selection: a comparative study
José D. Bermúdez, Vicente Liern, José Vicente Segura, Diego Torres, Enriqueta Vercher pp. 709-713
Multiobjective Evolutionary Fuzzy Modelling in Mobile Robotics
J. M. Lucas, H. Martinez, F. Jimenez pp. 714-719
Fuzzy Optimization Problems in Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) Networks
Belén Melián, José Luis Verdegay pp. 720-726
Heuristics to model the dependencies between Features in Fuzzy Pattern Matching
José Manuel Cadenas, M.C. Garrido, J.J. Hernandez pp. 727-732
Soft Computing based Decision Support Systems: Two Prototypes for Combinatorial Optimization Problems
José I. Peláez, Alejandro Mesas, David Pelta pp. 733-738

S114: Fuzzy Relations II

Indistinguishability in cooperative games
Enric Hernández, Jordi Recasens pp. 739-744
The vague sum and product of a finite number of real numbers in vague arithmetic
Mustafa Demirci pp. 745-750
Multiresolution Analysis and Fuzzy Indistinguishability Operators: a first approach
Adolfo R. de Soto pp. 751-756
A principled approach to fuzzy rule base interpolation using similarity relations
Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier, Francesc Esteva, Lluis Godo, Maria Rifqi, Sandra Sandri pp. 757-763
A T-transitive opening of a proximity
Luis Garmendía, Adela Salvador. pp. 764-768

S115: Non Classical Unification and Generalized Logical Models

Reasoning with uncertainty and context-dependent languages
Claudio Sossai pp. 769-774
A connection between Similarity Logic Programming and Gödel Modal Logic
Luciano Blandi, Lluis Godo, Ricardo O. Rodríguez pp. 775-780
Fuzzy logic as an optimization task
Peter Vojtás pp. 781-786
Incomplete Fuzzy Information in Prolog
Susana Muñoz-Hernández, Claudio Vaucheret pp. 787-792
A note on partially ordered generalized terms
Patrik Eklund, Maria A. Galán, W. Gähler, Jesús Medina, Manuel Ojeda-Aciego, Agustin Valverde pp. 793-796

S150: Soft Computing for Signal Processing

A Fuzzy Logic Approach to Solve Call Admission Control Issues in CDMA Systems
Paolo Dini, Roberto Cusani pp. 797-802
Fuzzy logic for seismic waves separation
Jaume Serra, Ana I. Pérez-Neira pp. 803-808
Robust Pole Placement for Fuzzy Models with Parametric Uncertainties: An LMI Approach
Wissam El Messoussi, Olivier Pagès, Ahmed El Hajjaji pp. 810-815
EMG-based Finger Movement Classification using transparent Fuzzy System
Abdelhafid Zeghbib, Frank Palis, Fathi Ben-Ouezdou pp. 816-821

S109-II: Eventology of Random Fuzzy Events II

Eventological Theory Of Random Fuzzy Events
Oleg Vorob'ov pp. 822-831
Recurrent Events and Fuzzy Sets
Tatyana Kupriyanova pp. 832-837
Quasi-Entropies of Eventological Distributions
Daria Semenova pp. 838-843
Eventological Models of Verbal Associations
Alexandra Dedova pp. 844-848
Eventological System Analysis and Its Applications
Galina Boldyr pp. 849-855

T-Norms and Related Concepts

A note on pseudo-Archimedean and non-cancellative t-norm
Funda Karaçal pp. 856-859
Extending the Monoidal T-norm Based Logic with an Independent Involutive Negation
Tommaso Flaminio, Enrico Marchioni pp. 860-865
On varieties generated by Weak Nilpotent Minimum t-norms
Carles Noguera, Francesc Esteva, Joan Gispert pp. 866-871
Extended Triangular Norms on Gaussian Fuzzy Sets
Janusz T. Starczewski pp. 872-877
Stronger version of standard completeness theorem for MTL
Rostislav Horcik pp. 878-883

Fuzzy Relations and Fuzzy Graphs

Basics of a formal theory of fuzzy partitions
Petr Cintula pp. 884-888
Sociometry Analysis System Applying Fuzzy Theory
Kimiaki Shinkai, Hajime Yamasita, Hiroaki Uesu, Shuya Kanagawa pp. 889-892
Inclusion of Fuzzy Numbers - The Variable Plateau Case
Michael Wagenknecht, Veit Schneider pp. 893-897
From sensitivity and specificity to confirmation and occurrence
Tatiana Kiseliova, Claudio Moraga pp. 898-903
An Approach to Consensus Reaching in Multiperson Decision Making Problems with Incomplete Information
Sergio Alonso, Enrique Herrera-Viedma, Francisco Chiclana, Francisco Herrera pp. 904-909
A dimension-based representation in multicriteria decision making
Daniel Gómez, Javier Montero, J. Yáñez pp. 910-915

S105-III: Aggregation Operators III

A general construction for unipolar and bipolar interpolative aggregation
Michel Grabisch, Christophe Labreuche pp. 916-921
Triangular norms and k-Lipschitz property
Andrea Mesiarová pp. 922-926
Discrete copulas - what they are
Radko Mesiar pp. 927-930
Copulas with given diagonal section: some new results
Fabrizio Durante, Radko Mesiar, Carlo Sempi pp. 931-936
Identification of general and double aggregation operators using monotone smoothing
Gleb Beliakov, Tomasa Calvo pp. 937-942
A complete description of comparison meaningful functions
Jean-Luc Marichal, Radko Mesiar, Tatiana Rückschlossová pp. 943-948

Fuzzy Mathematics and Fuzzy Logics II

Towards a formal theory of fuzzy Dedekind reals
Libor Behounek pp. 949-954
Cost Estimations for Large Scale Engineering Projects under Uncertainties
Da Ruan, D. Maes, H. Ait, J. Liu, L. Xu, J. B. Yang pp. 955-960
Constructions of Models in Fuzzy Logic with Evaluated Syntax
Petra Murinová pp. 961-966
Practical use of fuzzy implicative gradual rules in knowledge representation and comparison with Mamdani rules
Hazael Jones, Serge Guillaume, Brigitte Charnomordic, Didier Dubois pp. 967-972
Fuzzy Logics and Sub-structural Logics without Exchange
Mayuka F. Kawaguchi, O. Watari, Masaaki Miyakoshi pp. 973-978

Decision Making and Optimization

Matrix Inference in Fuzzy Decision Trees
Santiago Aja-Fernández, Carlos Alberola-López pp. 979-984
A decision support system prototype for fuzzy multiple objective optimization
Fengjie Wu, Jie Lu, Guangquan Zhang pp. 985-990
Entropy of bi-capacities
Ivan Kojadinovic, Jean-Luc Marichal pp. 991-996
Handling uncertainty in a multi-criteria decision-making support system: Application to the E- recommendation website
Afef Denguir-Rekik, Gilles Mauris, Jacky Montmain pp. 997-1002
Qualitative evaluation of decisions in an argumentative manner –A general discussion in a unified setting
Henri Prade pp. 1003-1008

S103-II: Evolutionary Fuzzy Systems II

Hybrid Genetic Algorithms and Clustering
Francisco Mota Filho, Fernando Gomide pp. 1009-1016
First Results from Further Experimental Comparisons between Pittsburgh and Michigan Fuzzy Classifier Systems for Mobile Robotics
Anthony G. Pipe, Brian Carse pp. 1015-1020
Assessing the differences in accuracy between GFSs with bootstrap tests
Luciano Sánchez, José Otero, Jesús Alcalá pp. 1021-1026
Learning compact fuzzy rule-based classification systems with genetic programming
Francisco José Berlanga, María José del Jesús, Francisco Herrera pp. 1027-1032

Knowledge-Based Systems

Fuzzy Chess Tactics
Joao Paulo Carvalho, Nuno Cavaco Horta, Daniel Chang Yan, Pedro Ramos e Silva pp. 1033-1038
On Some Characterizations of Complete Fuzzy Preorders
Susana Díaz, Bernard De Baets, Susana Montes pp. 1039-1044
A Simplification Process of Linguistic Knowledge Bases
José M. Alonso, Luis Magdalena, Serge Guillaume pp. 1045-1050
Integrating induced knowledge in an expert fuzzy-based system for intelligent motion analysis on ground robots
José M. Alonso, Luis Magdalena, Serge Guillaume, Miguel A. Sotelo, Luis M. Bergasa, Manuel Ocaña pp. 1051-1056

Pattern Recognition and Image Processing

A Fuzzy Clustering Approach for Supervision of Biological Processes by Image Processing
Jean-Charles Atine, Andrei Doncescu, Joseph Aguilar-Martin pp. 1057-1063
Learning Fuzzy If-Then Rules for Pattern Classi cation with Weighted Training Patterns
Tomoharu Nakashima, Yasuyuki Yokota, Hisao Ishibuchi, Gerald Schaefer pp. 1064-1069
Learning from uncertain image data using granular fuzzy sets and bio-mimetic applicability functions
Jonathan Rossiter, Toshiharu Mukai pp. 1070-1075
On the levels of fuzzy mappings and applications to optimization
Yurilev Chalco-Cano, Heriberto Román-Flores, M. A. Rojas-Medar pp. 1076-1081

S130-I: Intelligent Text and Web Mining and Retrieval Issues I

Text mining: intermediate forms on knowledge representation
C. Justicia, Maria J. Martín-Bautista, Daniel Sánchez, María Amparo Vila Miranda pp. 1082-1087
RSF - A New Tree Mining Approach with an Ecient Data Structure
Federico Del Razo Lopez, Anne Laurent, Pascal Poncelet, Maguelonne Teisseire pp. 1088-1093
Filtering Information with imprecise social criteria: A FOAF-based backlink model
Elena García-Barriocanal, Miguel-Angel Sicilia pp. 1094-1098
On retrieval guided by extracted domain-specific knowledge
Troels Andreasen, Rasmus Knappe, Henrik Bulskov pp. 1099-1105

S112: Soft Computing in Bioinformatics

Selecting protein fuzzy contact maps through information and structure measures
Carlos Bousoño-Calzón, Alicia Oropesa-García, Natalio Krasnogor pp. 1106-1111
Fuzzy P systems and their applications in computational biology
Jaume Casasnovas, Francesc Rosselló pp. 1112-1117
Fuzzy Clustering in Biochemical Analysis of Cancer Cells
Xiao-Ying Wang,Jonathan M. Garibaldi, Benjamin Bird, Mike W. George pp. 1118-1123
Protein Structure Comparison through Fuzzy Contact Maps and the Universal Similarity Metric
David Pelta, Juan Ramón Gonzalez, Natalio Krasnogor pp. 1124-1129

Fuzzy Cardinality Measures and Integrals II

Towards a characterization of trapezoidal membership functions defined on extensive structures
Thierry Marchant pp. 1130-1134
Robust skin detection based on the fuzzy integral
Aitor Olano, Aureli Soria-Frisch, Rodrigo Verschae pp. 1135-1140
Continuity of set defuzzification methods
Heriberto Román-Flores, Yurilev Chalco-Cano, A. Flores-Franulic pp. 1141-1145
Scalable, Fuzzy, Multiclassifier System
Pilar Bulacio, Luis Magdalena, Elizabeth Tapia pp. 1146-1151

Fuzzy Control III

Tuning methodology for a fuzzy PI controller
Josvah Paul Razafimandimby, Pierre-Yves Glorennec pp. 1152-1157
Fuzzy Trajectory Control Design for Underwater Robot
Jerzy Garus, Zygmunt Kitowski pp. 1158-1163
Robust Output Fuzzy Control: Application to Vehicle Lateral Dynamics
Mohammed Chadli, Ahmed El Hajjaji pp. 1164-1169
A Recursive Fuzzy System for Monitoring the Detection Performance in Digital Receivers
Luis M. San José-Revuelta pp. 1170-1175

Data Bases and Data Mining

About Cardinality-based Possibilistic Queries against Possibilistic Databases
Patrick Bosc, Nadia Liétard, Olivier Pivert pp. 1176-1181
Information Miner - a Data Analysis Platform
Frank Rügheimer, Rudolf Kruse pp. 1182-1187
Towards a XML Fuzzy Structured Query Language
Carlos D. Barranco, Jesús R. Campaña, Juan M. Medina pp. 1188-1193
Querying fuzzy summaries of databases: unary operators and their properties
Lamiaa Naoum, Guillaume Raschia, Noureddine Mouaddib pp. 1194-1199

Theory of Fuzzy Sets III

Fitting Piecewise Linear Copulas to Data
Hans De Meyer, Bernard De Baets pp. 1200-1205
On some properties of mixing OWA operators with t-norms and t-conorms
Ronald R. Yager, Luigi Troiano pp. 1206-1212
Fuzzy regression analysis using trapezoidal fuzzy numbers
Souhir Charfeddine, Karim Zbidi, Felix Mora-Camino pp. 1213-1218
Proximity Functions. Application to Fuzzy Thresholding
Humberto Bustince, Maria Victoria Mohedano Salillas, Edurne Barrenechea Tartas, Miguel Pagola pp. 1219-1224

S130-II: Intelligent Text and Web Mining and Retrieval Issues II

On flexible database querying via extensions to fuzzy sets
Guy De Tré, Rita De Caluwe, Janusz Kacprzyk, Slawomir Zadrozny pp. 1225-1230
Using an Interlingua for Document Knowledge Representation
Jesús Cardeñosa, Carolina Gallardo, Luis Iraola pp. 1231-1236
Proposal of a Document Cluster Representation based on Fuzzy Deformable Prototypes
Francisco P. Romero, José A. Olivas, Pablo J. Garcés pp. 1237-1242
Gathering information on the Web using fuzzy linguistic agents and Semantic Web technologies
Enrique Herrera-Viedma, Eduardo Peis, José M. Morales-del-Castillo pp. 1243-1249

Fuzzy Clustering and Classification

A Generalization of Gustafson-Kessel Algorithm using a New Constraint Parameter
Vasile Patrascu pp. 1250-1255
Identifying fuzzy systems from numerical data with Xfuzzy
Iluminada Baturone, Francisco Jose Moreno-Velo, Andrés Gersnoviez pp. 1257-1262
Interval semimetric spaces for approximate distances
Cristina Coppola, Tiziana Pacelli pp. 1263-1268

Information Retrieval and Information access on the Web

Improving Document Ranking in Information Retrieval Using Ordered Weighted Aggregation and Leximin Refinement
Mohand Boughanem, Yannick Loiseau, Henri Prade pp. 1269-1274
Weakening of Fuzzy Relational Queries: an Absolute Proximity Relation-Based Approach
Patrick Bosc, Allel Hadjali, Olivier Pivert pp. 1275-1280
Query Propagation in Possibilistic Information Retrieval Networks
Asma H. Brini, Luis M. de Campos, Didier Dubois, Mohand Boughanem pp. 1281-1286
A fuzzy set approach to concept-based information retrieval
Mustapha Baziz, Mohand Boughanem, Gabriella Pasi, Henri Prade pp. 1287-1292

S105-IV: Aggregation Operators IV

On affine sections of 1-Lipschitz aggregation operators
Anna Kolesárová, Erich Peter Klement pp. 1293-1296
Application of aggregation operators in regime-switching models for exchange rates
Jozef Komorník, Magda Komorníková. pp. 1297-1300
Lukasiewicz filters and their Cartesian products
Martin Kalina pp. 1301-1306
k-Lipschitz strict triangular norms
Roberto Ghiselli-Ricci, Radko Mesiar pp. 1307-1312

S102: Neural, Neuro-Fuzzy and Statistical Learning Techniques

T-norms and t-conorms in multilayer perceptrons
Carlos Javier Mantas pp. 1313-1318
Interpretation of Support Vector Machines by means of Fuzzy Rule-Based Systems
Juan Luis Castro, L. D. Flores-Hidalgo, Carlos Javier Mantas pp. 1319-1324
Neuro-Fuzzy prediction of airborne pollen concentrations
José Luis Aznarte, Diego Nieto Lugilde, José Manuel Benítez, Concepción De Linares Fernández pp. 1325-1330
Building Fuzzy Classifiers with Pairwise Multiclass Support Vector Machines
José M. Benítez, Juan Luis Castro, José M. Puche pp. 1331-1336