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  • Fuzziness and Bayesian Analysis in Engineering

    Matthias Stein, Michael Beer, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-78 in pdf
  • "And"- and "or"-operations for "double", "triple", etc. fuzzy sets

    Hung T. Nguyen, Vladik Kreinovich, and Olga Kosheleva

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-77 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-77a in pdf
  • How to Fully Represent Expert Information about Imprecise Properties in a Computer System -- Random Sets, Fuzzy Sets, and Beyond: An Overview

    Hung T. Nguyen and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-76 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-76b in pdf
  • Towards Designing Optimal Individualized Placement Tests

    Octavio Lerma, Olga Kosheleva, Shahnaz Shahbazova, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-75 in pdf
  • Feasible algorithms for lattice and directed subspaces

    Jennifer Del Valle, Vladik Kreinovich, and Piotr J. Wojciechowski

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-74 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-74a in pdf
  • Dialect or a New Language: A Possible Explanation of the 70% Mutual Intelligibility Threshold

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-73 in pdf
  • Finding the Best Function: A Way to Explain Calculus of Variations to Engineering and Science Students

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-72 in pdf
  • Why 20? Why 40? A Possible Explanation of a Special Role of 20 and 40 in Traditional Number Systems

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-71 in pdf
  • Approximate Nature of Traditional Fuzzy Methodology Naturally Leads to Complex-Valued Fuzzy Degrees

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-70 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-70a in pdf
  • Why Triangular Membership Functions Work Well in F-Transform: A Theoretical Explanation

    Jaime Nava and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-69 in pdf
  • Knowledge Geometry Is Similar to General Relativity: Both Mass and Knowledge Curve the Corresponding Spaces

    Francisco Zapata and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-68 in pdf
  • Finding Specifications of While Statements Using Patterns

    Aditi Barua and Yoonsik Cheon

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-67 in pdf
  • Picture Fuzzy Sets - a new concept for computational intelligence problems

    Bui Cong Cuong and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-66 in pdf
  • Studying Volatility and Dependency of Chinese Outbound Tourism Demand in Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand: A Vine Copula Approach

    Jianxu Liu, Songsak Sriboonchitta, Hung T. Nguyen and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-65 in pdf
  • A Vine Copula Approach for Analyzing Financial Risk and Co-movement of the Indonesian, Philippine and Thailand Stock Markets

    Songsak Sriboonchitta, Jianxu Liu, Vladik Kreinovich, and Hung T. Nguyen

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-64 in pdf
  • From Urysohn's Universal Metric Space to a Universal Space-Time

    A. G. Aksoy, Z. Glassman, O. Kosheleva, and V. Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-63 in pdf
  • Algebraic Product is the Only t-Norm for Which Optimization Under Fuzzy Constraints is Scale-Invariant

    Juan Carlos Figueroa Garcia, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-62 in pdf
  • Perception of Elite and Universal Systems of Higher Education: An Explanation of the Empirical Thresholds

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-61 in pdf
  • Why Rozenzweig-style midrashic approach makes rational sense: a logical (Spinoza-like) explanation of a seemingly non-logical approach

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-60 in pdf
  • Similarity Approach to Defining Basic Level of Concepts Explained from the Utility Viewpoint

    Joe Lorkowski and Martin Trnecka

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-59 in pdf
  • Data Collection for the Similar Segments in Social Speech Task

    Nigel G. Ward and Steven D. Werner

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-58 in pdf
  • Why in Mayan Mathematics, Zero and Infinity Are the Same: A Possible Explanation

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-57 in pdf
  • How to Distinguish True Dependence from Varying Independence?

    Marketa Krmelova, Martin Trnecka, Vladik Kreinovich, and Berlin Wu

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-56 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-56a in pdf
  • Complete Description of Idempotent Hedges in Fuzzy Logic

    Jaime Nava

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-55 in pdf
  • Conservation of Energy Implies Conservation of Momentum: How We Can Explain Conservation of Momentum to Before-Calculus Students

    Eric Freudenthal, Eric Hagedorn, and Olga Kosheleva

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-53 in pdf
  • On Early Stages of Idea Propagation, the Number of Adopters Grows as n(t) ~ c * ta: Theoretical Explanation of the Empirical Observation

    L. Octavio Lerma, Deana Pennington, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-52 in pdf
  • Vine Copulas as a Way to Describe and Analyze Multi-Variate Dependence in Econometrics: Computational Motivation and Comparison with Bayesian Networks and Fuzzy Approaches

    Songsak Sriboonchitta, Jianxu Liu, Vladik Kreinovich, and Hung T. Nguyen

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-51 in pdf
  • Why Trapezoidal and Triangular Membership Functions Work So Well: Towards a Theoretical Explanation

    Aditi Barua, Lalitha Snigdha Mudunuri, and Olga Kosheleva

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-50 in pdf
  • How to Faster Test a Device for Different Combinations of Parameters

    Francisco Zapata, Luis Gutierrez, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-49 in pdf
  • Note on Fair Price under Interval Uncertainty

    Joshua McKee, Joe Lorkowski, and Thavatchai Ngamsantivong

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-48 in pdf
  • Minimization of Average Sensitivity as a Method of Selecting Fuzzy Functions and Operations: Successes and Limitations

    Riya George, Suresh Subramanian, Alejandro Vega, and Olga Kosheleva

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-47 in pdf
  • Towards a Localized Version of Pearson's Correlation Coefficient

    Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Berlin Wu

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-46 in pdf
  • Images are Easier to Restore than 1-D Signals: A Theoretical Explanation of a Surprising Empirical Phenomenon

    Christian Servin and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-45 in pdf
  • √(x2 + μ) is the Most Computationally Efficient Smooth Approximation to |x|: a Proof

    Carlos Ramirez, Reinaldo Sanchez, Vladik Kreinovich, and Miguel Argaez

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-44 in pdf
  • Computing Covariance and Correlation in Optimally Privacy-Protected Statistical Databases: Feasible Algorithms

    Joshua Day, Ali Jalal-Kamali, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-43 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-43a in pdf
  • Is Langrangian Formalism Adequately Describing Energy Conservation?

    Vladik Kreinovich and Olga Kosheleva

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-42 in pdf
  • Lexical and Prosodic Indicators of Importance in Spoken Dialog

    Nigel G. Ward and Karen A. Richart-Ruiz

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-41 in pdf
  • How to Gauge Accuracy of Measurements and of Expert Estimates: Beyond Normal Distributions

    Christian Servin, Aline Jaimes, Craig Tweedie, Aaron Velasco, Omar Ochoa, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-40 in pdf
  • Stochastic Causality Is Inconsistent with the Lorentz Group

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-39 in pdf
  • Fuzzy Sets Can Be Interpreted as Limits of Crisp Sets, and This Can Help to Fuzzify Crisp Notions

    Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Thavatchai Ngamsantivong

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-38 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-38a in pdf
  • Solving Interval Linear Systems Is NP-Hard Even When All Inputs Are Known With the Same Accuracy

    Ralph Kelsey and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-37 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-37a in pdf
  • How to Detect Linear Dependence on the Copula Level?

    Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Songsak Sriboonchitta

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-36 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-36a in pdf
  • Beyond Traditional Chemical Kinetics Formulas: Group-Theoretic Approach

    Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-35 in pdf
  • Space-Time Assumptions Behind NP-Hardness of Propositional Satisfiability

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-34 in pdf
  • Enhancing the Expressiveness of the CleanJava Language

    Melisa Vela and Yoonsik Cheon

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-33 in pdf
  • Processing Quantities with Heavy-Tailed Distribution of Measurement Uncertainty: How to Estimate the Tails of the Results of Data Processing

    Michal Holcapek and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-32 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-32a in pdf
  • Computing with Words: Towards a New Tuple-Based Formalization

    Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, Ariel Garcia, Felipe Jovel, Luis Torres Escobedo, Thavatchai Ngamsantivong

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-31 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-31a in pdf
  • A Symmetry-Based Approach to Selecting Membership Functions and Its Relation to Chemical Kinetics

    Vladik Kreinovich, Olga Kosheleva, Jorge Y. Cabrera, Mario Gutierrez, and Thavatchai Ngamsantivong

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-30 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-30a in pdf
  • CJC: An Extensible Checker for the CleanJava Annotation Language

    Cesar Yeep and Yoonsik Cheon

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-29 in pdf
  • Using Symmetries (Beyond Geometric Symmetries) in Chemical Computations: Computing Parameters of Multiple Binding Sites

    Andres Ortiz and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-28 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-28a in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-28b in pdf
  • Peak-End Rule: A Utility-Based Explanation

    Olga Kosheleva, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-27 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-27a in pdf
  • Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Generalized Uniform Fuzzy Partitions

    Michal Holcapek, Irina Perfilieva, Vilem Novak, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-26 in pdf
  • Towards a Physically Meaningful Definition of Computable Discontinuous and Multi-Valued Functions (Constraints)

    Martine Ceberio, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-25 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-25a in pdf
  • An Ontological Approach to Capture Data Provenance Across Multiple Platforms

    Leonardo Salayandia

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-24 in pdf
  • Towards Discrete Interval, Set, and Fuzzy Computations

    Enrique Portillo, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-23 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-23a in pdf
  • Towards Fuzzy Method for Estimating Prediction Accuracy for Discrete Inputs, with Application to Predicting At-Risk Students

    Xiaojing Wang, Martine Ceberio, and Angel F. Garcia Contreras

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-22 in pdf
  • How to Explain (and Overcome) 2% Barrier in Teaching Computer Science: Towards New Applications of Fuzzy Ideas

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-21 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-21a in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-21d in pdf
  • For Describing Uncertainty, Ellipsoids Are Better than Generic Polyhedra and Probably Better than Boxes: A Remark

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-20 in pdf
  • A New Analog Optical Processing Scheme for Solving NP-Hard Problems

    Michael Zakharevich and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-19 in pdf
  • Why l1 Is a Good Approximation to l0: A Geometric Explanation

    Carlos Ramirez, Vladik Kreinovich, and Miguel Argaez

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-18 in pdf
  • Towards Model Fusion in Geophysics: How to Estimate Accuracy of Different Models

    Omar Ochoa, Aaron Velasco, and Christian Servin

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-17 in pdf
  • Comparing intervals and moments for the quantification of coarse information

    Michael Beer and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-16 in pdf
  • Constructing Verifiably Correct Java Programs Using OCL and CleanJava

    Yoonsik Cheon and Carmen Avila

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-15 in pdf
  • Checking Monotonicity Is NP-Hard Even for Cubic Polynomials

    Andrzej Pownuk, Luc Longpre, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-14 in pdf| UTEP-CS-13-14a in pdf
  • Estimating Third Central Moment C3 for Privacy Case under Interval and Fuzzy Uncertainty

    Ali Jalal-Kamali and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-13 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-13a in pdf
  • Data Anonymization that Leads to the Most Accurate Estimates of Statistical Characteristics: Fuzzy-Motivated Approach

    G. Xiang, S. Ferson, L. Ginzburg, L. Longpre, E. Mayorga, and O. Kosheleva

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-12 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-12a in pdf
  • Likert-Scale Fuzzy Uncertainty from a Traditional Decision Making Viewpoint: It Incorporates Both Subjective Probabilities and Utility Information

    Joe Lorkowski and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-11 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-11a in pdf
  • How to Generate Worst-Case Scenarios When Testing Already Deployed Systems Against Unexpected Situations

    Francisco Zapata, Ricardo Pineda, and Martine Ceberio

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-10 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-10a in pdf
  • Why Complex-Valued Fuzzy? Why Complex Values in General? A Computational Explanation

    Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Thavatchai Ngamsantivong

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-09 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-09a in pdf
  • Full Superposition Principle Is Inconsistent with Non-Deterministic Versions of Quantum Physics

    Andres Ortiz and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-08 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-08b in pdf
  • Use of Grothendieck Inequality in Interval Computations: Quadratic Terms are Estimated Accurately Modulo a Constant Factor

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-07 in pdf
  • Filtering out high frequencies in time series using F-transform

    Vilem Novak, Irina Perfilieva, Michal Holcapek, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-06 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-06a in pdf
  • F-transform in View of Aggregation Functions

    Irina Perfilieva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-05 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-05a in pdf
  • Brans-Dicke Scalar-Tensor Theory of Gravitation May Explain Time Asymmetry of Physical Processes

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-04 in pdf
  • Why Inverse F-transform? A Compression-Based Explanation

    Vladik Kreinovich, Irina Perflieva, and Vilem Novak

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-03 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-03a in pdf
  • Relation Between Polling and Likert-Scale Approaches to Eliciting Membership Degrees Clarified by Quantum Computing

    Renata Hax Sander Reiser, Adriano Maron, Lidiana Visintin, Ana Maria Abeijon, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-02 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-02a in pdf
  • Aggregation Operations from Quantum Computing

    Lidiane Visintin, Adriano Maron, Renata Reiser, Ana Maria Abeijon, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-13-01 in pdf | UTEP-CS-13-01a in pdf