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  • Need for Data Processing Naturally Leads to Fuzzy Logic (and Neural Networks): Fuzzy Beyond Experts and Beyond Probabilities

    Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Songsak Sriboonchitta

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-79 in pdf
  • How Much For an Interval? a Set? a Twin Set? a p-Box? A Kaucher Interval? Towards an Economics-Motivated Approach to Decision Making Under Uncertainty

    Joe Lorkowski and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-78 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-78b in pdf
  • Every Function Computable by an Arithmetic Single Use Expression is a Ratio of Two Multi-Linear Functions: A Theorem

    Joe Lorkowski, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-77 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-77a in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-77b in pdf
  • When Can We Reduce Multi-Variable Range Estimation Problem to Two Fewer-Variable Problems?

    Joe Lorkowski, Olga Kosheleva, Luc Longpre, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-76 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-76b in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-76c in pdf
  • 50 Years of Fuzzy: from Discrete to Continuous to -- Where?

    Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, Olga Kosheleva, and Rujira Ouncharoen

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-75 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-75a in pdf
  • Interval computations and interval-related statistical techniques: estimating uncertainty of the results of data processing and indirect measurements

    Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-74 in pdf
  • Among Several Successful Algorithms, Simpler Ones Usually Work Better: A Possible Explanation of an Empirical Observation

    Vladik Kreinovich and Olga Kosheleva

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-73 in pdf
  • Newton's Laws: What is Their Operational Meaning?

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-72 in pdf
  • Minimax Portfolio Optimization under Interval Uncertainty

    Meng Yuan, Xu Lin, Junzo Watada, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-71 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-71b in pdf
  • Mike Loya Center for Innovation and Commerce Grand Challenge Workshop Report

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-70 in pdf
  • Asymptotically Tight Algorithm for Checking Whether a Given Vector Is a Solution to a Given Interval-Quantifier Linear System

    Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-69 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-69b in pdf
  • How to Gauge Unknown Unknowns: A Possible Theoretical Explanation of the Usual Safety Factor of 2

    Joe Lorkowski and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-68 in pdf
  • Granularity Explains Empirical Factor-of-Three Relation Between Probabilities of Pulmonary Embolism in Different Patient Categories

    Beverly Rivera, Francisco Zapata, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-67 in pdf
  • Examining the Consistence of Futures Margin Levels using Bivariate Extreme Value Copulas

    X. Gong, H. T. Nguyen, V. Kreinovich, and S. Sriboonchitta

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-66 in pdf
  • A Catalog of While Loop Specification Patterns

    Aditi Barua and Yoonsik Cheon

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-65 in pdf
  • Is the World Itself Fuzzy? Physical Arguments for -- and Unexpected Computational Consequences of -- Zadeh's Vision

    Vladik Kreinovich and Olga Kosheleva

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-64 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-64a in pdf
  • Formalizing the Informal, Precisiating the Imprecise: How Fuzzy Logic Can Help Mathematicians and Physicists by Formalizing Their Intuitive Ideas

    Olga Kosheleva, Renata Reiser, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-63 in pdf
  • Granularity Helps Explain Seemingly Irrational Features of Human Decision Making

    Joe Lorkowski and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-62 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-62a in pdf
  • From Numerical Probabilities to Linguistic Probabilities: A Theoretical Justification of Empirical Granules Used in Risk Management

    Beverly Rivera, Francisco Zapata, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-61 in pdf
  • Security Risk Assessment: Towards a Justification for the Security Risk Factor Table Model

    Beverly Rivera, Francisco Zapata, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-60 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-60b in pdf
  • Log-Periodic Power Law as a Predictor of Catastrophic Events: A New Mathematical Justification

    Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Songsak Sriboonchitta

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-59 in pdf
  • Kekule's Benzene Structure: A Case Study of Teaching Usefulness of Symmetry

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-58 in pdf
  • Why Lattice-Valued Fuzzy Values? A Mathematical Justification

    Rujira Ouncharoen, Vladik Kreinovich, and Hung T. Nguyen

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-57 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-57a in pdf
  • Towards a Formal Description of Understandability (Causality, Pre-Requisites): From Prosorov's Phonocentric Topology to More General Interior (Closure) Structures

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-56 in pdf
  • If Many Physicists Are Right and No Physical Theory Is Perfect, Then by Using Physical Observations, We Can Feasibly Solve Almost All Instances of Each NP-Complete Problem

    Olga Kosheleva, Michael Zakharevich, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-55 in pdf
  • Homotopy Techniques in Solving Systems of Nonlinear Equations: A Theoretical Justification of Convex Combinations

    Nicholas Sun

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-54 in pdf
  • How to Estimate Forecasting Quality: A System-Motivated Derivation of Symmetric Mean Absolute Percentage Error (SMAPE) and Other Similar Characteristics

    Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Rujira Ouncharoen

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-53 in pdf
  • Increased Climate Variability Is More Visible Than Global Warming: A General System-Theory Explanation

    L. Octavio Lerma, Craig Tweedie, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-52 in pdf
  • Using Second-Order" Probabilities to Make Maximum Entropy Approach to Copulas More Reasonable

    Hung T. Nguyen, Vladik Kreinovich, and Berlin Wu

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-51 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-51a in pdf
  • How to Modify Grade Point Average (GPA) to Make It More Adequate

    Joe Lorkowski, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-50 in pdf
  • Towards Fast and Reliable Localization of an Underwater Object: An Interval Approach

    Quentin Brefort, Luc Jaulin, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-49 in pdf
  • Likert-type fuzzy uncertainty from a traditional decision making viewpoint: how symmetry helps explain human decision making (including seemingly irrational behavior)

    Joe Lorkowski and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-48 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-48a in pdf
  • Why Ricker Wavelets Are Successful in Processing Seismic Data: Towards a Theoretical Explanation

    Afshin Gholamy and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-47 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-47b in pdf
  • How to Explain the Definition of Stochastic Affiliation to Economics Students

    Tonghui Wang, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-46 in pdf
  • Possible Geometric Explanations for Basic Empirical Dependencies of Systems Engineering

    Francisco Zapata and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-45 in pdf
  • Constructive Mathematics in St. Petersburg, Russia: A (Somewhat Subjective) View from Within

    Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-44 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-44a in pdf
  • Observable Causality Implies Lorentz Group: Alexandrov-Zeeman-Type Theorem for Space-Time Regions

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-43 in pdf
  • If We Take Into Account that Constraints Are Soft, Then Processing Constraints Becomes Algorithmically Solvable

    Quentin Brefort, Luc Jaulin, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-42 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-42a in pdf
  • F-Transform Enhancement of the Sampling Theorem and Reconstruction of Noisy Signals

    Michal Holcapek, Irina Perfiieva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-41 in pdf
  • A Simple Probabilistic Explanation of Term Frequency-Inverse Document Frequency (tf-idf) Heuristic (and Variations Motivated by This Explanation)

    Lukas Havrlant and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-40 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-40a in pdf
  • From Mean and Median Income to the Most Adequate Way of Taking Inequality Into Account

    Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Rujira Ouncharoen

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-39 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-39a in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-39b in pdf
  • What If We Only Have Approximate Stochastic Dominance?

    Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Songsak Sriboonchitta

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-38 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-38a in pdf
  • Protecting patient privacy while preserving medical information for research

    Gang Xiang, Jason O'Rawe, Vladik Kreinovich, Janos Hajagos, and Scott Ferson

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-37 in pdf
  • How Design Quality Improves with Increasing Computational Abilities: General Formulas and Case Study of Aircraft Fuel Efficiency

    Joe Lorkowski, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Sergei Soloviev

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-36 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-36c in pdf
  • In category of sets and relations, it is possible to describe functions in purely category terms

    Vladik Kreinovich, Martine Ceberio, and Quentin Brefort

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-35 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-35a in pdf
  • How to Estimate Relative Spatial Resolution of Different Maps or Images of the Same Area?

    Christian Servin, Aaron Velasco, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-34 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-34a in pdf
  • How to Assign Weights to Different Factors in Vulnerability Analysis: Towards a Justification of a Heuristic Technique

    Beverly Rivera, Irbis Gallegos, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-33 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-33a in pdf
  • r-Bounded Fuzzy Measures are Equivalent to epsilon-Possibility Measures

    Karen Richart, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-32 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-32a in pdf
  • Writing Self-testing Java Classes with SelfTest

    Yoonsik Cheon

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-31 in pdf
  • Fuzzy intervals as foundation of metrological support for computations with inaccurate data

    Konstantin K. Semenov, Gennady N. Solopchenko, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-30 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-30a in pdf
  • Deep mathematical results are the ones that connect seemingly unrelated areas: towards a formal proof of Gian-Carlo Rota's thesis

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-29 in pdf
  • Roadmap for Graduating Students with Expertise in the Analysis and Development of Secure Cyber-Systems

    Ann Q. Gates, Salamah Salamah, and Luc Longpre

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-28 in pdf
  • Fuzzy Logic Ideas Can Help in Explaining Kahneman and Tversky's Empirical Decision Weights

    Joe Lorkowski and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-27 in pdf
  • Wiener's Conjecture About Transformation Groups Helps Predict Which Fuzzy Techniques Work Better

    Francisco Zapata, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-26 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-26a in pdf
  • Towards Efficient Algorithms for Approximating a Fuzzy Relation by Fuzzy Rules: Case When "And"- and "Or"-Operation are Distributive

    Christian Servin and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-25 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-25a in pdf
  • Interval and Symmetry Approaches to Uncertainty -- Pioneered by Wiener -- Helps Explain Many Seemingly Irrational Human Behaviors: A Case Study

    Joe Lorkowski and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-24 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-24a in pdf
  • For each mathematical statement, only finitely many of its generalizations are useful: a formal proof of E. Bishop's idea

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-23 in pdf
  • From Interval-Valued Probabilities to Interval-Valued Possibilities: Case Studies of Interval Computation under Constraints

    Luis C. Gutierrez, Martine Ceberio, Vladik Kreinovich, Rebekah L. Gruver, Mariana Pena, Matthew J. Rister, Abraham Saldana, John Vasquez, Janelle Ybarra, and Salem Benferhat

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-22 in pdf
  • Decision Making under Interval Uncertainty: What Can and What Cannot Be Computed in Linear Time and in Real Time

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-21 in pdf
  • Extending OCL to Better Express UML Qualified Associations

    Alla Dove, Aditi Barua and Yoonsik Cheon

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-20 in pdf
  • Construction of Shear Wave Models by Applying Multi-Objective Optimization to Multiple Geophysical Data Sets

    Lennox Thompson, Aaron A. Velasco, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-19 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-19a in pdf
  • Inverse problems in theory and practice of measurements and metrology

    Konstantin K. Semenov, Gennadi N. Solopchenko, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-18 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-18a in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-18b in pdf
  • Simpler-to-Describe Cases are Often More Difficult to Prove: A Possible Explanation

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-17 in pdf
  • Logic of Scientific Discovery: How Physical Induction Affects What Is Computable

    Vladik Kreinovich and Olga Kosheleva

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-16 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-16a in pdf
  • Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Types of Uncertainty

    Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-15 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-15a in pdf
  • Interleaving Enhances Learning: A Possible Geometric Explanation

    Octavio Lerma, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-14 in pdf
  • Range Estimation under Constraints is Computable Unless There Is a Discontinuity

    Martine Ceberio, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-13 in pdf
  • Fuzzy, Intuitionistic Fuzzy, What Next?

    Vladik Kreinovich and Bui Cong Cuong

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-12 in pdf
  • Fitts's Law: Towards a Geometric Explanation

    Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Octavio Lerma

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-11 in pdf
  • How to Compare Different Range Estimations: A Symmetry-Based Approach

    O. Kosheleva and V. Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-10 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-10a in pdf
  • Towards Efficient Ways of Estimating Failure Probability of Mechanical Structures Under Interval Uncertainty

    M. Beer, M. De Angelis, and V. Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-09 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-09a in pdf
  • From Global to Local Constraints: A Constructive Version of Bloch's Principle

    Martine Ceberio, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-08 in pdf
  • Towards Decision Making under Interval, Set-Valued, Fuzzy, and Z-Number Uncertainty: A Fair Price Approach

    Joe Lorkowski, Rafik Aliev, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-07 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-07a in pdf
  • A Feasible Algorithm for Checking n-Scissors Congruence of Polyhedra in Rd

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-06 in pdf
  • Why Injecting Fine Dust into a Tornado Is More Promising Than Injecting Coarse Dust: A Geometric Explanation

    Octavio Lerma, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-05 in pdf
  • Diversity Is Beneficial for a Research Group: One More Quantitative Argument

    Komsan Suriya, Tatcha Sudtasan, Tonghui Wang, Octavio Lerma, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-04 in pdf
  • A Simple Geometric Model Provides a Possible Quantitative Explanation of the Advantages of Immediate Feedback in Student Learning

    Octavio Lerma, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-03 in pdf
  • How to Understand Connections Based on Big Data: From Crisp Granules (e.g., Cliques) to Flexible Granules

    Ali Jalal-Kamali, M. Shahriar Hossain, and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-02 in pdf | UTEP-CS-14-02a in pdf
  • Zipf's Law and 7 Plus Minus 2 Principle Lead to a Possible Explanation of Daniel's Law

    Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

    link to abstract | UTEP-CS-14-01 in pdf