CS Technical Reports

The file that you are reading contains the list of our 1998 reports. Links from this list lead to pdf and compressed PostScript files. Lists of reports from the previous years can be found by clicking on:

  • Towards Intelligent Virtual Environment for Teaching Telemanipulation Operators: Virtual Tool Approach and its Interval-Based Justification
    L. Olac Fuentes and Vladik Kreinovich
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-35 in Compressed Postscript and pdf.

  • Interval Image Classification is NP-Hard
    Alejandro E. Brito and Vladik Kreinovich
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-34 in Compressed Postscript and pdf.

  • Towards Optimal Pain Relief: Acupuncture and Spinal Cord Stimulation
    Richard Alo, Kenneth Alo, Obinna Ilochonwu, Vladik Kreinovich, and Hoang Phuong Nguyen
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-33 in Compressed Postscript and pdf.

  • Interval Computations, Soft Computing, and Aerospace Applications
    Vladik Kreinovich
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-32 in Compressed Postscript and pdf.

  • Justification of Heuristic Methods in Data Processing Using Fuzzy Theory, with Applications to Detection of Business Cycles from Fuzzy Data
    Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Berlin Wu
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-31 in pdf.

  • Towards Foundations for Traditional Oriental Medicine
    Hoang Phuong Nguyen, Scott A. Starks, and Vladik Kreinovich
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-30 in PostScript.

  • NP-Hardness in Geometric Construction Problems with One Interval Parameter
    Nuria Mata and Vladik Kreinovich
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-29 in PostScript.

  • Fuzzy Justification of Heuristic Methods in Inverse Problems and in Numerical Computations, with Applications to Detection of Business Cycles from Fuzzy and Intuitionistic Fuzzy Data
    Krassimir T. Atanassov, Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Berlin Wu
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-28 in PostScript.

  • From Semi-Heuristic Fuzzy Techniques to Optimal Fuzzy Methods: Mathematical Foundations and Applications
    Vladik Kreinovich
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-27 in PostScript.

  • Towards Combining Fuzzy and Logic Programming Techniques
    Hung T. Nguyen, Vladik Kreinovich, Daniel E. Cooke, Luqi, and Olga Kosheleva
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-26 in PostScript.

  • Towards Formalization of Feasibility, Randomness, and Commonsense Implication: Kolmogorov Complexity, and the Necessity of Considering (Fuzzy) Degrees
    Vladik Kreinovich, Luc Longpre, and Hung T. Nguyen
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-25 in PostScript.

  • Cooperative Learning is Better: Explanation Using Dynamical Systems, Fuzzy Logic, and Geometric Symmetries
    Vladik Kreinovich, Edye Johnson-Holubec, Leonid K. Reznik, and Misha Koshelev
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-24 in PostScript.

  • How to Describe Partially Ordered Preferences: Mathematical Foundations
    Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-23 in Postscript, Compressed Postscript, and pdf.

  • Uncertainty Representation Explains and Helps Methodology of Physics and Science in General
    Misha Koshelev, Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-22 in Postscript, Compressed Postscript, and pdf.

  • Complex Problems: Granularity is Necessary, Granularity Helps
    Oscar N. Garcia, Vladik Kreinovich, Luc Longpre, and Hung T. Nguyen
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-21 in PostScript.

  • Possible New Directions in Mathematical Foundations of Fuzzy Technology: A Contribution to the Mathematics of Fuzzy Theory
    Hung T. Nguyen and Vladik Kreinovich
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-20 in PostScript.

  • Interval Methods in Non-Destructive Testing of Material Structures
    Keith Worden, Roberto Osegueda, Carlos Ferregut, Soheil Nazarian, Debra L. George, Mary J. George, and Vladik Kreinovich, Olga Kosheleva and Sergio Cabrera
    link to abstract
    Original version UTEP-CS-98-19 in PostScript;
    1st updated version UTEP-CS-98-19a in PostScript;
    2nd updated version UTEP-CS-98-19b in PostScript.

  • Beyond Interval Systems: What is Feasible and What is Algorithmically Solvable?
    Vladik Kreinovich
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-18 in PostScript.

  • A Simplified Version of the Tomography Problem Can Help to Estimate the Errors of Indirect Measurements
    Vladik Kreinovich
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-17 in PostScript.

  • Multi-Spectral Inverse Problems in Satellite Image Processing
    Scott A. Starks and Vladik Kreinovich
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-16 in PostScript.

  • Case Study of Non-Linear Inverse Problems: Mammography and Non-Destructive Evaluation
    Olga Kosheleva, Sergio Cabrera, Roberto Osegueda, Soheil Nazarian, Debra L. George, Mary J. George, Vladik Kreinovich, and Keith Worden
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-15 in PostScript.

  • Kolmogorov Complexity, Statistical Regularization of Inverse Problems, and Birkhoff's Formalization Of Beauty
    Vladik Kreinovich, Luc Longpre, and Misha Koshelev
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-14 in PostScript, Compressed PostScript and pdf.

  • Fair Division under Interval Uncertainty
    Ronald R. Yager and Vladik Kreinovich
    link to abstract
    Original version UTEP-CS-98-13 in PostScript;
    Updated version UTEP-CS-98-13a in Compressed PostScript and pdf.

  • Decision Making under Interval Probabilities
    Ronald R. Yager and Vladik Kreinovich
    link to abstract
    Original version UTEP-CS-98-12 PostScript;
    Updated version UTEP-CS-98-12a in Compressed PostScript and pdf.

  • Towards the Use of Aesthetics in Decision Making: Kolmogorov Complexity Formalizes Birkhoff's Idea
    Misha Koshelev, Vladik Kreinovich, and Yeung Yam
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-11 in PostScript.

  • An Operationalistic Reformulation of Einstein's Equivalence Principle
    V. Ya. Kreinovich and R. R. Zapatrine
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-10 in PostScript.

  • Encryption Algorithms Made (Somewhat) More Natural (A Pedagogical Remark)
    Misha Koshelev, Vladik Kreinovich, and Luc Longpre
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-9 in PostScript.

  • Application of Kolmogorov Complexity to Image Compression: It is Possible to Have a Better Compression, but It is Not Possible to Have the Best One
    Sanjeev Subbaramu, Ann Q. Gates, and Vladik Kreinovich
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-8 in PostScript.

  • Telemanipulation: The Virtual Tool Approach and its Interval-Based Justification
    Vladik Kreinovich and Luic Olac Fuentes
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-7 in Postscript and pdf.

  • Run-Time Correctness Checking is Algorithmically Undecidable for Pointer Data Structures
    Mikhail Auguston, Vladik Kreinovich, and Luc Longpre
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-6 in PostScript.

  • Ordinal Explanation of the Periodic System of Chemical Elements
    Eric R. Scerri, Vladik Kreinovich, Piotr Wojciechowski, and Ronald R. Yager
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-5 in PostScript.

  • Human Visual Perception and Kolmogorov Complexity: Revisited
    Vladik Kreinovich and Luc Longpre
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-4 in PostScript and pdf.

  • On Geometry of Radio Antenna Placements
    Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, Andrei M. Finkelstein, and Steven Chan
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-3 in PostScript.

  • Decision Making Based on Satellite Images: Optimal Fuzzy Clustering Approach
    Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, Scott A. Starks, and Yeung Yam
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-2c in PostScript.

  • Optimal Choices of Potential Functions in Fuzzy Clustering
    Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Yeung Yam
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-2 in PostScript.

  • On How to Merge Sorted Lists Coming from Different Web Search Tools
    Ronald R. Yager and Vladik Kreinovich
    link to abstract
    UTEP-CS-98-1 in PostScript.