CS 4365/CS 5351: Interval Computations

Fall 2017

  • Instructor: Vladik Kreinovich, email vladik@utep.edu, office phone (915) 747-6951
  • Class time: Mondays and Wednesdays 3-4:20 pm, in CCSB 1.0202
  • What is interval computations: a brief description
  • Details can be found in the syllabus

Faculty office hours

  • The instructor's office hours are:
    • Mondays 11-12 pm, 1:30-2 pm, and 4:30-5 pm,
    • Wednesdays 1:30-3 pm and 4:30-5 pm,
    • or by appointment.
  • If you want to come during the scheduled office hours, there is no need to schedule an appointment.
  • If you cannot come during the instructor's scheduled office hours, please schedule an appointment in the following way: He will then send a reply email, usually confirming that he is available at this time, and he will place the meeting with you on his schedule.

Homeworks and programming assignments


  • 2015 CS 5351 class Web page
  • 2013 CS 5351 class Web page; this page has class notes
  • V. Kreinovich, "Interval Computations and Interval-Related Statistical Techniques: Tools for Estimating Uncertainty of the Results of Data Processing and Indirect Measurements'', In: F. Pavese and A. B. Forbes (eds.), Data Modeling for Metrology and Testing in Measurement Science, Birkhauser-Springer, Boston, 2009, pp. 117-145. pdf file
  • R. B. Kearfott and V. Kreinovich, "Where to bisect a box? A theoretical explanation of the experimental results", In: G. Alefeld and R. A. Trejo (eds.), Interval Computations and its Applications to Reasoning Under Uncertainty, Knowledge Representation, and Control Theory. Proceedings of MEXICON'98, Workshop on Interval Computations, 4th World Congress on Expert Systems, Mexico City, Mexico, 1998. pdf file
  • V. Kreinovich, "Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering", tutorial presented at the IEEE Series of Symposia in Computational Intelligence IEEE SSCI'2015, Cape Town, South Africa, December 7-10, 2015 pdf file
  • V. Kreinovich, "Relation between interval computing and soft computing", In: C. Hu, R. B. Kearfott, A. de Korvin, and V. Kreinovich (eds.), Knowledge Processing with Interval and Soft Computing, Springer Verlag, London, 2008, pp. 75-97. pdf file
  • Slides describing the relation between interval computing and soft computing. pdf file
  • V. Kreinovich, "Decision Making under Interval Uncertainty (and beyond)", In: P. Guo and W. Pedrycz (eds.), Human-Centric Decision-Making Models for Social Sciences, Springer Verlag, 2014, pp. 163-193, Section 4. pdf file
  • O. Kosheleva and V. Kreinovich, "Propagation of Probabilistic Uncertainty: The Simplest Case (A Brief Pedagogical Introduction)", International Mathematical Forum, 2017, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 943-952. pdf file
  • C. Hamzo and V. Kreinovich, "On Average Bit Complexity of Interval Arithmetic", Bulletin of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS), 1999, Vol. 68, pp. 153-156. file in pdf


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