CS Technical Reports

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  • Does the Universe Really Expand Faster than the Speed of Light: Kinematic Analysis Based on Special Relativity and Copernican Principle

    Reynaldo Martinez and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-83 in pdf
  • Fuzzy Analogues of Sets and Functions Can Be Uniquely Determined from the Corresponding Ordered Category: A Theorem

    Christian Servin, Gerardo D. Muela, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-82 in pdf
  • Efficient Parameter-Estimating Algorithms for Symmetry-Motivated Models: Econometrics and Beyond

    Vladik Kreinovich, Anh H. Ly, Olga Kosheleva, and Songsak Sriboonchitta

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-81 in pdf
  • Is It Legitimate Statistics or Is It Sexism: Why Discrimination Is Not Rational

    Martha Osegueda Escobar, Vladik Kreinovich, and Thach N. Nguyen

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-80 in pdf
  • Maximum Entropy Beyond Selecting Probability Distributions

    Thach N. Nguyen, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-79 in pdf
  • An Ancient Bankruptcy Solution Makes Economic Sense

    Anh H. Ly, Michael Zakharevich, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-78 in pdf
  • Almost All Diophantine Sets Are Undecidable

    Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-77 in pdf
  • Why Rectified Linear Neurons Are Efficient: Symmetry-Based, Complexity-Based, and Fuzzy-Based Explanations

    L. Olac Fuentes, Justin Parra, Elizabeth Anthony, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-76 in pdf
  • Do It Today Or Do It Tomorrow: Empirical Non-Exponential Discounting Explained by Symmetry and Fuzzy Ideas

    Francisco Zapata, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Thongchai Dumrongpokaphan

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-75 in pdf
  • Quantum Econometrics: How to Explain Its Quantitative Successes and How the Resulting Formulas Are Related to Scale Invariance, Entropy, Fuzzy, and Copulas

    Hung T. Nguyen, Kittawit Autchariyapanitkul, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Songsak Sriboonchitta

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-74 in pdf
  • How to Use Absolute-Error-Minimizing Software to Minimize Relative Error: Practitioner's Guide

    Afshin Gholamy and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-73 in pdf
  • Decomposition Into Granules Speeds Up Data Processing Under Uncertainty

    Andrzej Pownuk and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-72 in pdf
  • What Is the Optimal Bin Size of a Histogram: An Informal Description

    Afshin Gholamy and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-71 in pdf
  • Quantum Ideas in Economics Beyond Quantum Econometrics

    Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Songsak Sriboonchitta

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-70 in pdf
  • Why some physicists are excited about the undecidability of the spectral gap problem and why should we

    Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-69 in pdf
  • Markowitz Portfolio Theory Helps Decrease Medicines' Side Effect and Speed Up Machine Learning

    Thongchai Dumrongpokaphan and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-68 in pdf
  • Practical Need for Algebraic (Equality-Type) Solutions of Interval Equations and for Extended-Zero Solutions

    Ludmila Dymova, Pavel Sevastjanov, Andrzej Pownuk, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-67 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-67a in pdf
  • Efficient Algorithms for Synchroning Localization Sensors under Interval Uncertainty

    Raphael Voges, Bernardo Wagner, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-66 in pdf
  • Why Student Distributions? Why Matern's Covariance Model? A Symmetry-Based Explanation

    Stephen Schoen, Gael Kermarrec, Boris Kargoll, Ingo Neumann, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-65 in pdf
  • What If We Do Not Know Correlations?

    Michael Beer, Zitong Gong, Ingo Neumann, Songsak Sriboonchitta, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-64 in pdf
  • Possible Explanation of Empirical Values of the Matern Smoothness Parameter for the Temporal Covariance of GPS Measurements

    Gael Kermarrec, Steffen Schoen, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-63 in pdf
  • Why West-to-East Jetlag Is More Severe: A~Simple Qualitative Explanation

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-62 in pdf
  • Maximum Entropy as a Feasible Way to Describe Joint Distributions in Expert Systems

    Thongchai Dumrongpokaphan, Vladik Kreinovich, and Hung T. Nguyen

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-61 in pdf
  • MaxEnt-Based Explanation of Why Financial Analysts Systematically Under-Predict Companies' Performance

    Vladik Kreinovich and Songsak Sriboonchitta

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-60 in pdf
  • Entropy as a Measure of Average Loss of Privacy

    Luc Longpre, Vladik Kreinovich, and Thongchai Dumrongpokaphan

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-59 in pdf
  • Simplest Polynomial for Which Naive (Straightforward) Interval Computations Cannot Be Exact

    Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Songsak Sriboonchitta

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-58 in pdf
  • Taking Into Account Interval (and Fuzzy) Uncertainty Can Lead to More Adequate Statistical Estimates

    Ligang Sun, Hani Dbouk, Ingo Neumann, Steffen Schoen, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-57 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-57a in pdf
  • How to Gauge the Accuracy of Fuzzy Control Recommendations: A Simple Idea

    Patricia Melin, Oscar Castillo, Andrzej Pownuk, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-56 in pdf
  • Normalization-Invariant Fuzzy Logic Operations Explain Empirical Success of Student Distributions in Describing Measurement Uncertainty

    Hamza Alkhatib, Boris Kargoll, Ingo Neumann, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-55 in pdf
  • Are Permanent or Temporary Teams More Efficient: A Possible Explanation of the Empirical Data

    Francisco Zapata, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-54 in pdf
  • How Accurate Are Expert Estimations of Correlation?

    Michael Beer, Zitong Gong, Francisco Alejandro Diaz De La O, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-53 in pdf
  • In Education, Delayed Feedback Is Often More Efficient Than Immediate Feedback: A Geometric Explanation

    Francisco Zapata, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-52 in pdf
  • A Bad Plan Is Better Than No Plan: A Theoretical Justification of an Empirical Observation

    Songsak Sriboonchitta and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-51 in pdf
  • Quantitative Justification for the Gravity Model in Economics

    Vladik Kreinovich and Songsak Sriboonchitta

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-50 in pdf
  • How to Estimate Statistical Characteristics Based on a Sample: Nonparametric Maximum Likelihood Approach Leads to Sample Mean, Sample Variance, etc.

    Vladik Kreinovich and Thongchai Dumrongpokaphan

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-49 in pdf
  • Kuznets Curve: A Simple Dynamical System-Based Explanation

    Thongchai Dumrongpokaphan and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-48 in pdf
  • How to Gauge Accuracy of Processing Big Data: Teaching Machine Learning Techniques to Gauge Their Own Accuracy

    Vladik Kreinovich, Thongchai Dumrongpokaphan, Hung T. Nguyen, and Olga Kosheleva

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-47 in pdf
  • How Better Are Predictive Models: Analysis on the Practically Important Example of Robust Interval Uncertainty

    Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, Songsak Sriboonchitta, and Olga Kosheleva

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-46 in pdf
  • How to Get Beyond Uniform When Applying MaxEnt to Interval Uncertainty

    Songsak Sriboonchitta and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-45 in pdf
  • A Thought on Refactoring Java Loops Using Java 8 Streams

    Khandoker Rahad, Zejing Cao, and Yoonsik Cheon

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-44 in pdf
  • Attraction-Repulsion Forces Between Biological Cells: A Theoretical Explanation of Empirical Formulas

    Olga Kosheleva, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-43 in pdf
  • A Natural Feasible Algorithm That Checks Satisfiability of 2-CNF Formulas and, if the Formulas Is Satisfiable, Finds a Satisfying Vector

    Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-42 in pdf
  • How to Teach Implication

    Martha Osegueda Escobar, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-41 in pdf
  • Maybe the Usual Studentsí Practice of Cramming For a Test Makes Sense: A Mathematical Analysis

    Francisco Zapata, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-40 in pdf
  • No Idea Is a Bad Idea: A Theoretical Explanation

    Christian Servin and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-39 in pdf
  • What Decision to Make In a Conflict Situation under Interval Uncertainty: Efficient Algorithms for the Hurwzcz Approach

    Bartlomiej Jacek Kubica, Andrzej Pownuk, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-38 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-38a in pdf
  • In System Identification, Interval (and Fuzzy) Estimates Can Lead to Much Better Accuracy than the Traditional Statistical Ones: General Algorithm and Case Study

    Sergey I. Kumkov, Vladik Kreinovich, and Andrzej Pownuk

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-37 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-37a in pdf
  • Soft Computing Approach to Detecting Discontinuities: Seismic Analysis and Beyond

    Solymar Ayala Cortez, Aaron A. Velasco, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-36 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-36a in pdf
  • Prediction of Volcanic Eruptions: Case Study of Rare Events in Chaotic Systems with Delay

    Justin Parra, Olac Fuentes, Elizabeth Anthony, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-35 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-35a in pdf
  • A Symmetry-Based Explanation for an Empirical Model of Fatigue Damage of Composite Materials

    Pedro Barragan Olague and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-34 in pdf
  • Isn't Every Sufficiently Complex Logic Multi-Valued Already: Lindenbaum-Tarski Algebra and Fuzzy logic Are Both Particular Cases of the Same Idea

    Andrzej Pownuk and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-33 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-33a in pdf
  • The Onsager Conjecture: A Pedagogical Explanation

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-32 in pdf
  • Negotiations vs. Confrontation: A Possible Explanation of the Empirical Results

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-31 in pdf
  • A Short Note on Pitch, Interval, and Melody Matching Assessment

    Eric Hanson, Hannah Baslee, and Eric Freudenthal

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-30 in pdf
  • Towards Predictive Statistics: A Pedagogical Explanation

    Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-29 in pdf
  • Physical Induction Explains Why Over-Realistic Animation Sometimes Feels Creepy

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-28 in pdf
  • Contradictions Do Not Necessarily Make a Theory Inconsistent

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-27 in pdf
  • Why Stable Teams Are More Efficient in Education

    Francisco Zapata, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-26 in pdf
  • From Fuzzy Universal Approximation to Fuzzy Universal Representation: It All Depends on the Continuum Hypothesis

    Mahdokht Michelle Afravi and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-25 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-25b in pdf
  • Why Are FGM Copulas Successful: A Simple Explanation

    Songsak Sriboonchitta and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-24 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-24b in pdf
  • Fuzzy Sets As Strongly Consistent Random Sets

    Kittawit Autchariyapanitkul, Hung T. Nguyen, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-23 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-23a in pdf
  • How to Deal with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Applications to Engineering and Bioinformatics

    Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-22 in pdf
  • Why Convex Optimization Is Ubiquitous and Why Pessimism Is Widely Spread

    Angel F. Garcia Contreras, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-21 in pdf
  • Why Linear Interpolation?

    Andrzej Pownuk and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-20 in pdf
  • Derivation of Gross-Pitaevskii Version of Nonlinear Schroedinger Equation from Scale Invariance

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-19 in pdf
  • 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?

    Christian Servin, Gerardo Muela, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-18 in pdf
  • Fuzzy Systems Are Universal Approximators for Random Dependencies: A Simplified Proof

    Mahdokht Afravi and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-17 in pdf
  • Plans Are Worthless but Planning Is Everything: A Theoretical Explanation of Eisenhower's Observation

    Angel F. Garcia Contreras, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-16 in pdf
  • Why Mixture of Probability Distributions

    Andrzej Pownuk and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-15 in pdf
  • Experimentally Observed Dark Matter Confinement Clarifies a Discrepancy in Estimating the Universe's Expansion Speed

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-14 in pdf
  • A consultation system for Cold - Heat diagnosis according to Vietnamese Traditional medicine combining positive and negative knowledge

    Tran Thi Hue, Nguyen Hoang Phuong, and V. Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-13 in pdf
  • In Fuzzy Decision Making, General Fuzzy Sets Can Be Replaced by Fuzzy Numbers

    Christian Servin, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-12 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-12a in pdf
  • It Is Possible to Determine Exact Fuzzy Values Based on an Ordering of Interval-Valued or Set-Valued Fuzzy Degrees

    Gerardo Muela, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Christian Servin

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-11 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-11a in pdf
  • Towards Decision Making under General Uncertainty

    Andrzej Pownuk, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-10 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-10a in pdf
  • Which Material Design Is Possible Under Additive Manufacturing: A Fuzzy Approach

    Francisco Zapata, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-09 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-09a in pdf
  • (Hypothetical) Negative Probabilities Can Speed Up Uncertainty Propagation Algorithms

    Andrzej Pownuk and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-08 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-08a in pdf
  • Beyond Traditional Applications of Fuzzy Techniques: Main Idea and Case Studies

    Vladik Kreinovich, Olga Kosheleva, and Thongchai Dumrongpokaphan

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-07 in pdf
  • Probabilistic and More General Uncertainty-Based (e.g., Fuzzy) Approaches to Crisp Clustering Explain the Empirical Success of the K-Sets Algorithm/p>

    Vladik Kreinovich, Olga Kosheleva, Shahnaz Shabazova, and Songsak Sriboonchitta

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-06 in pdf
  • Which Value x Best Represents a Sample x1, ..., xn: Utility-Based Approach Under Interval Uncertainty

    Andrzej Pownuk and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-05 in pdf
  • Why Decimal System and Binary System Are the Most Widely Used: A Possible Explanation

    Gerardo Muela

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-04 in pdf
  • F-Transform As a First Step Towards a General Approach to Data Processing and Data Fusion

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-03 in pdf
  • Uncertain Information Fusion and Knowledge Integration: How to Take Reliability into Account

    Hung T. Nguyen, Kittawit Autchariyapanitkul, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-02 in pdf | UTEP-CS-17-02a in pdf
  • Why Unexpectedly Positive Experiences Make Decision Makers More Optimistic: An Explanation

    Andrzej Pownuk and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-17-01 in pdf