### 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:
- use the instructor's appointments page http://www.cs.utep.edu/vladik/appointments.html to find the time when the instructor is not busy (i.e., when he has no other appointments), and
- send him an email, to vladik@utep.edu, indicating the day and time that you would like to meet.

### Homeworks and programming assignments

### Resources

- 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
- A handout about probabilistic uncertainty
- 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

### Quizzes

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