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EUSFLAT 2001 Proceedings


Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference in Fuzzy Logic and Technology, Leicester, United Kingdom, September 5-7, 2001.
Edited by J. M. Garibaldi and R. I. John

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Front matter

Keynote Presentations

PNL: Precisiated natural language and its impact on scientific theories
Lotfi A. Zadeh p. 1
Fuzzy systems in medicine
Klaus-Peter Adlassnig pp. 2-5
Information mining
Rudolf Kruse pp. 6-9

Ordinary Sessions

Session OS1

Fuzzy modelling using fuzzy mathematical programming
José Manuel Cadenas, M. C. Garrido, J. J. Hernandez pp. 10-13
Introduction of fuzzy logic in the hidden markov models
M. Kelarestaghi, Mohamed Slimane, Nicole Vincent pp. 14-16
Learning about FANS behaviour: Knapsack problems as a test case
Armando Blanco, David A. Pelta, José L. Verdegay pp. 17-21
Adjusting fuzzy automata for string similarity measuring
José Javier Astrain, Jesús E. Villadangos, José Ramón González de Mendívil, José Ramón Garitagoitia, Federico Fariña pp. 22-25

Session OS2

Statistical and soft feature evaluation indices for prostate cancer prognostic factor assessment
Huseyin Seker, Michael O. Odetayo, Dobrila Petrovic, Raouf N. Gorgui-Naguib, Freddie C. Hamdy pp. 26-29
A new method for weighting criteria determination with fuzzy pairwise comparison
Ana María Nieto Morote, Francisco Ruz Vila, Eliseo Gómez-Senent pp. 30-33
A general framework for probabilistic approaches to fuzzy quantification
Félix Díaz-Hermida, Alberto Bugarín, Purificación Cariñena, Senén Barro pp. 34-37

Session OS3

Towards a linguistic approach to assess fuzzy association rules
Miguel Delgado, Nicolas Marín Ruíz, Daniel Sánchez, María Amparo Vila Miranda pp. 38-41
Getting complete rulebase from recorded data
Bin Zhang, Shenglong Dong, Jingcheng Wang, Jianmin Zhang, Huihe Shao pp. 42-46
FTSQL2: Fuzzy time in relational databases
José Galindo, Juan Miguel Medina pp. 47-50
Fuzzy similarity-based models in case-based reasoning
Francesc Esteva, Pere Garcia, Lluis Godo pp. 51-54

Session OS4

Fuzzy inference maps for condition monitoring with self-organizing maps
Abel A. Cuadrado Vega, Ignacio Díaz Blanco, Alberto B. Diez González, Faustino Obeso, Juan A. González pp. 55-58
On fuzzy rule-based algorithms for image segmentation using gray-level histogram analysis
Eduard Montseny, Pilar Sobrevilla pp. 59-62
Possibilistic rings detection for RICH pattern recognition
Anna Maria Massone, Léonard Studer, Francesco Masulli pp. 63-66
Real-time full-programmable fuzzy processor on an Intel Pentium III
Enrique Frías-Martínez, Julio Gutiérrez-Ríos, Felipe Fernández-Hernández pp. 67-70

Session OS5

Fuzzy robustness analysis
Luiz Fernando Loureiro Legey, Heloisa Firmo Kazay pp. 71-74
Growing decision trees in the presence of indistinguishability: observational decision trees
Enric Hernández, Jordi Recasens pp. 75-78
Analysis of consensus under intuitionistic fuzzy preferences
Eulalia Szmidt, Janusz Kacprzyk pp. 79-82
Learning algorithms for fuzzy cognitive maps
Elpiniki Papageorgiou, Chrysostomos D. Stylios, Peter P. Groumpos pp. 83-88

Session OS6

Fuzzy analytical hierarchy process in new product screening
Kamal Smimou, Suresh Bhatt, Darren W. Dahl pp. 89-92
Xfuzzy 3.0: a development environment for fuzzy systems
Francisco Jose Moreno-Velo, Iluminada Baturone, Santiago Sánchez-Solano, Angel Barriga Barrios pp. 93-96
Traffic estimation in high-speed communication networks using fuzzy systems
Eduardo Magaña, Jesús E. Villadangos, José Javier Astrain pp. 97-100
Risk assessment in natural disasters with fuzzy probabilities
Uwe Wagner pp. 101-104
A symbolic approach for colorimetric alterations
Isis Truck, Herman Akdag, Amel Borgi pp. 105-108

Session OS7

A direct linguistic induction method for systems
Juan Moreno García, Luis Jimenez Linares pp. 109-112
Learning maximal structure fuzzy rules with exceptions
Pablo Carmona, Juan Luis Castro, Jose Manuel Zurita pp. 113-117
A cooperative coevolutionary algorithm for jointly learning fuzzy rule bases and membership functions
Jorge Casillas, Oscar Cordón, Francisco Herrera pp. 118-121

Session OS8

Imprecise belief updating for uncertain user modelling
Jonathan Rossiter, Tru H. Cao, Trevor P. Martin, James F. Baldwin pp. 122-125
Fuzzy logic in organization analysis and control
Farley S. M. Nobre, Simon J. Steiner pp. 126-129

Session OS9 - Canceled

Session OS10

Imprecision of the elements of fuzzy eigenvectors of pairwise comparison matrices in fuzzy AHP
Jon Williams, Nigel Steele pp. 131-134
The construction of compensation aggregation operators
Xudong Luo pp. 135-140
On fuzzy inference by the least squares method
Sergio Bellido, Elena Castiñeira, Susana Cubillo pp. 141-144
Divisible MV-algebras as an algebraic model for fuzzy control
Brunella Gerla pp. 145-148
Weighted/prioritized compensatory aggregation
Xudong Luo, Ho-fung Leung, Jimmy Ho-Man Lee pp. 149-155

Session OS11

Optimization of evolutionary strategies to achieve knowledge in faded temporal fuzzy logic controllers
Manuel A. Gadeo Martos, Juan R. Velasco Pérez pp. 156-159
Fuzzy charge controller for stand-alone photovoltaic systems
Sebastian Garcia Galán, Joaquín Cañada Bago, Jorge Aguilera, Luis Magdalena pp. 160-163
Fuzzy model based sliding mode control of a linear precision motion control system
Matthew J. Knight, Robert Sutton, David F. Jenkins pp. 164-167
Enhancement of Mamdani fuzzy controller
Mirko Navara, Jakub Stastný pp. 168-170
Analysis of the backing up fuzzy control of truck-trailers using the qualitative theory of dynamic systems
A. González-Cantos, Jesús Iván Maza, Javier Aracil, Aníbal Ollero pp. 171-174

Session OS12

Refining aggregation operations in finite ordinal scales
Didier Dubois, Henri Prade pp. 175-178
N-dimensional structure identification and fuzzy reasoning
Kemal Kilic, I. Burhan Türksen pp. 179-182
Extensions of the fuzzy pattern matching approach to diagnosis
Olivier de Mouzon, Didier Dubois, Henri Prade pp. 183-186
Similarity relations based on distances as fuzzy concepts
Manuel Laguía, Juan Luis Castro pp. 187-190
On fuzzy orderings of crisp and fuzzy intervals
Ramón Fuentes-González, Pedro Burillo, Gaspar Mayor pp. 191-194

Session OS13

X-FCS: a fuzzy classifier system using accuracy based fitness - first results
Brian Carse, Anthony G. Pipe pp. 195-198
A new approach to fuzzy goal programming
Stefan Chanas, Dorota Kuchta pp. 199-201
Introducing the aggregate "count" into flexible queries
Patrick Bosc, Ludovic Lietard pp. 202-205
The similarity of a class of adaptive fuzzy controllers and a time dependent single rule controller of Takagi-Sugeno model
Mohammad Rohmanuddin pp. 206-209
Bones detection from chicken breast meat using a competitive hopfield neural network and fuzzy filtering
Catalin Amza, Peter R. Innocent pp. 210-213

Session OS14

Soft computing in investment appraisal
Antoaneta Serguieva, John Hunter, Tatiana Kalganova pp. 214-219
Fuzzy contact and interface temperature in engineering tribology
Hong Sheng Qi, W. B. Rowe, Andrew Day pp. 220-223
A DSP-based fuzzy system for real-time interference cancellation in DS-SS systems
Joan Bas, Xavier Alberti, Ana I. Pérez-Neira pp. 224-227
Evidence theory for data co-exploitation. Application for service life assessment of building products
Jérôme Lair pp. 229-232

Session OS15

Criticality analysis in activity networks under incomplete information
Stefan Chanas, Didier Dubois, Pawel Zielinski pp. 233-236
Linguistic modeling with weighted double-consequent fuzzy rules based on cooperative coevolution
Rafael Alcalá, Jorge Casillas, Oscar Cordón, Francisco Herrera pp. 237-240
Scalar equipotency and fuzzy bijections
Jaume Casasnovas pp. 241-244
Possible optimality of solutions in a single machine scheduling problem with fuzzy parameters
Stefan Chanas, Adam Kasperski pp. 245-248

Session OS16

The Frank t-norm family in fuzzy similarity measurement
Bernard De Baets, Hans De Meyer pp. 249-252
Similarity measurement on leaf-labelled trees
Hans De Meyer, Bernard De Baets, Saskia Janssens pp. 253-256
On the joint verification of Modus Ponens and Modus Tollens in fuzzy logic
Enric Trillas, Claudi Alsina pp. 257-260
A generalization of stochastic and fuzzy transitivity for reciprocal fuzzy relations
Hans De Meyer, Bernard De Baets, Sándor Jenei pp. 261-264

Session OS17

Fuzzy logic in architectural design
Özer Ciftcioglu, S. Durmisevic pp. 265-268
Fuzzy approach to meta-analysis
Paulo Alfonso Bracarense Costa, Rogério Cid Bastos, Abraham Kandel pp. 269-272
Similarity-based unification: a multi-adjoint approach
Jesús Medina, Manuel Ojeda-Aciego, Peter Vojtás pp. 273-276

Session OS18

Autonomous robot behaviours for co-operative agents using fuzzy logic and subtractive clustering
Alexandros Mouzakitis, Geoff Roberts pp. 277-280
Fuzzy behaviour learning for sony legged robots
Dongbing Gu, Huosheng Hu pp. 281-288
Validation of the control quality of characteristic field based fuzzy controllers
Rainer Hampel, Nasredin Chaker pp. 289-295
Multi-regional fuzzy control for a pH neutralisation process
Anne L. Nortcliffe pp. 295-300

Special Sessions

Special Session SS1 - Fuzzy Modelling

Data mining based hybrid modelling and experimental design for bioprocess optimisation
Reinhard Guthke, Wolfgang Schmidt-Heck, Ralph Berkholz pp. 301-304
Fuzzy logic based decision support systems
Heinrich J. Rommelfanger pp. 305-307
Applying aggregation operators to data mining: modelling using quasi-weighted means
Vicenç Torra pp. 308-311
Intelligent modelling of the indoor climate in buildings by soft computing
Alexander Gegov pp. 312-315

Special Session SS2 - Modelling and Intelligent Control

Thermal comfort control based on fuzzy decision making
Richard Thompson, Arthur L. Dexter pp. 316-319
Computational intelligence approaches for parametric estimation and feature extraction of power spectral density
Da Ruan, Davide Roverso, Paolo F. Fantoni pp. 320-323
Transparency and simplification of rule-based models for on-line adaptation
R. A. Buswell, Plamen P. Angelov, Jonathan A. Wright pp. 324-327
Fuzzy hardware for fast process control and fuzzy decision making
Ivan Kalaykov pp. 328-331

Special Session SS3a - Statistics with Fuzzy Data

Fuzzy-statistics with vague concepts
Volker Krätschmer pp. 332-335
Decision influence diagrams with fuzzy random variables
Luis J. Rodríguez-Muñiz, Miguel López-Díaz pp. 336-339
Conditional expectation and fuzzy regression
Andreas Wünsche pp. 340-343

Special Session SS3b - Statistics with Fuzzy Data

Fuzzy quering and random data
Przemyslaw Grzegorzewski, Edyta Mrówka pp. 344-347
Estimation of the mean lifetime from vague data
Przemyslaw Grzegorzewski pp. 348-351
Testing the expected value of a fuzzy random variable. A discussion
Manuel Montenegro, María Rosa Casals, Ana Colubi, María Angeles Gil pp. 352-355

Special Session SS4 - Fuzzy Relations

The group of isometries of an indistinguishablity operator
Joan Jacas, Jordi Recasens pp. 356-359
Enriching vague queries by fuzzy orderings
Ulrich Bodenhofer, Josef Küng pp. 360-364
Towards studying of fuzzy information relations
Anna Maria Radzikowska, Etienne E. Kerre pp. 365-368
Approximate equality is no fuzzy equality
Martine De Cock, Etienne E. Kerre pp. 368-371
Granularity via properties: the logical approach
Vilém Novák pp. 372-376

Special Session SS5 - Data Mining and Multimedia Systems

Interactive retrieval of multimedia objects based on self-organising maps
Andreas Nürnberger, Aljoscha Klose pp. 377-380
Fuzzy data mining of term associations for flexible query answering
Henrik Legind Larsen pp. 381-384
Recovering of visual scenarios in movies by motion analysis and grouping spatio-temporal colour signatures of video shots
Jenny Benois-Pineau, William Dupuy, Dominique Barba pp. 385-389
Fuzzy inductive learning for multimedia mining
Marcin Detyniecki, Christophe Marsala pp. 390-393
Soft color signatures for image retrieval by content
Nozha Boujemaa, Sabri Boughorbel, Constantin Vertan pp. 394-401

Special Session SS6a - Data Fusion: Theory & Applications

Reduction to independent variables: from normal distribution to general statistical case to fuzzy
Mourad Oussalah, Hung T. Nguyen, Vladik Kreinovich pp. 402-405
Towards fusing sophisticated mathematical knowledge and informal expert knowledge: an arbitrary metric can be naturally interpreted in fuzzy terms
Hung T. Nguyen, Vladik Kreinovich, Witold Pedrycz pp. 406-409
Second-order uncertainty as a bridge between probabilistic and fuzzy approaches
Hung T. Nguyen, Vladik Kreinovich, Luc Longpré pp. 410-413

Special Session SS6b - Data Fusion: Theory & Applications

Fusing syntax and semantics in knowledge fusion
Éric Grégoire, Ahcène Sofiane pp. 414-417
Combination of qualitative and quantitative sources of knowledge for risk assessment
Mourad Oussalah, Bev Littlewood, Lorenzo Strigini, Martin Newby pp. 418-421
Theoretical foundation for iterative assessment of conditional confidence measures in the framework of conditional measure theoretic-approach
Mourad Oussalah, Hung T. Nguyen, Vladik Kreinovich, Robin E. Bloomfield, Martin Newby pp. 422-423

Special Session SS7 - Medical Systems

Intelligent techniques for handling uncertainty in fetal heart-rate and ECG analysis
Emmanuel C. Ifeachor, J. S. K. Curnow, Nicholas John Outram, Jonathan F. Skinner pp. 424-429
Decision support system for radio therapy based on fuzzy cognitive maps
Chrysostomos D. Stylios, Pamela C. Georgopoulos, Petros P. Groumpos pp. 431-434
Towards the identification of intelligent systems currently in routine use in medicine and dentistry
Heidi King, Jon Garibaldi, Simon Rogerson pp. 435-438

Special Session SS8 - Learning / Adaptive Fuzzy Systems

The importance of learning in fuzzy systems
Ahmad Lotfi pp. 439-442
Fuzzy power factor control in a variable load circuit
Constantin Suciu, Mohan Kansara, John Redgate pp. 443-446
Adaptive torque control using a connectionist reinforcement learning agent
Lorenzo Brignone, Martin Howarth, S. Sivayoganathan, V. Balendran pp. 447-450

Special Session SS9a - Aggregation Operators

On binary operations with finite external range
Javier Martín, Gaspar Mayor, Jaume Suñer pp. 451-454
Strict triangular norms and characterization of T-measures
Giuseppina Barbieri, Mirko Navara, Hans Weber pp. 455-457
On left and right uninorms on a finite chain
Margarita Mas, Miquel Monserrat, Joan Torrens pp. 458-462
Composition of fuzzy verbal data
Milan Mares pp. 463-465
A geometric approach to aggregation
Erich-Peter Klement, Radko Mesiar, Endre Pap pp. 466-469

Special Session SS9b - Aggregation Operators

Some characterizations based on double aggregation operators
Tomasa Calvo, Ana Pradera pp. 470-474
Stability of aggregation operators
Tomasa Calvo, Radko Mesiar pp. 475-478
Scale invariant operators
Radko Mesiar pp. 479-481

Special Session SS10 - Industrial Applications of Fuzzy Control

Embedded fuzzy logic in control applications
Fernando Matía, Agustín Jiménez, Ramón Galán pp. 482-485
Iterative learning fuzzy control
Manuel Olivares, Pedro Albertos, Antonio Sala pp. 486-489
Slab curvature compensation in a hot rolling mill by means of fuzzy control
Diego Alvarez, Juan C. Alvarez, Alberto B. Diez, Juan A. González, Faustino Obeso pp. 490-493
Fuzzy optimization of foot-trajectory profiles in walking machines
Elena Garcia, Pablo González de Santos pp. 494-497
The alliance of global navigation satellite systems and fuzzy logic in unmanned cars
Teresa de Pedro, Ricardo García Rosa, Carlos González, Jesús Reviejo, José Eugenio Naranjo pp. 498-501
Logical approximation: general approach to the construction of approximating formulas
Irina Perfilieva pp. 502-506