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- Publications in Mathematics Education
- Publications in Applied Optimization
- Geometry and its Applications
- Algebraic Techniques and Their Applications
- Applications of Probabilistic, Statistical, and other Uncertainty Techniques
- Decision Making and Game Theory
- Mathematical Logic, Foundations of Mathematics, and their Applications
- Mathematical Physics
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## Work Address:

Department of Teacher Education University of Texas at El Paso 500 W. University El Paso, TX 79968 phone (915) 747-7588 fax (915) 747-7441 email olgak@utep.edu

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## Home Address:

1003 Robinson El Paso, TX 79902 phone (915) 544-3543

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## Education

2003 Ph.D., University of Texas at El Paso Title: "Task-Specific Metrics and Optimized Rate Allocation Applied to Part 2 of JPEG2000 and 3-D Meteorological Data" 1994 M.S. in Computer Science University of Texas at El Paso Title: "Approximating General Logic Programs" 1982 Postgraduate Student in Radioastronomy Special Astrophysical Observatory, Soviet Academy of Sciences, Pulkovo, USSR 1978 M.S. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Novosibirsk University, Novosibirsk, USSR. Diploma Summa Cum Laude. Title: "Axiomatization of Volume in Elementary Geometry"

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## Professional Experience

2011-present Associate Professor, Department of Teacher Education University of Texas at El Paso 2005-11 Assistant Professor, Department of Teacher Education University of Texas at El Paso 2004-present Adjunct Professor Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Texas at El Paso 2002-07 External Evaluator, Department of Education Teacher Quality Professional Development Grants University of Texas at El Paso 2001-05 Lecturer, Department of Teacher Education University of Texas at El Paso 2004 Research Engineer, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Texas at El Paso 2003-04 Visiting Professor Catholic University of Pelotas, Brazil 1996-2004 Supervising research by undergraduate and graduate students Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Texas at El Paso 2002 Visiting Researcher Euler International Mathematical Institute St. Petersburg, Russia 1995-2001 Research Assistant, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Texas at El Paso Summer 2000 Taught an undergraduate Signals and Systems class at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso 1996-2000 Substitute teacher in Signals and Systems class at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Texas at El Paso 1996-97 Member of the management team for a student affinity group in Electrical and Computer Engineering, supported by a special NSF Education grant; duties include managing and supervising the group; promoting teamwork, brainstorming, cooperative learning, University of Texas at El Paso 1991-93 Research Assistant, Computer Science Department University of Texas at El Paso 1987-89 Senior Research Associate "Impulse", Consulting Firm in Applied Mathematics and Computing, St. Petersburg, Russia 1983-87 Research Associate Computing Center and Department of Automated Control Systems Technological Institute for Refrigerating Industry St. Petersburg, Russia 1983-87 Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Computer Science for Engineers Technological Institute for Refrigerating Industry St. Petersburg, Russia 1978-80 Research Associate Special Astrophysical Observatory Soviet Academy of Sciences, Pulkovo, Russia 1973-78 Tutor in Mathematics for University students, Novosibirsk University, Russia

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## Teaching

## Undergraduate Courses Taught

2001-present Teaching Mathematics in Secondary School 2001-present Teaching Mathematics in Middle Grades 2001-present Teaching Mathematics in Primary Grades 2001-present Teaching Mathematics in Dual Language Classroom 2000 Signals and Systems## Graduate Courses Taught

2005-present Introduction to Research in Mathematics Education 2005-present Current Topics in Math Education: Learning Theory 2005-present Research-Based Practices in Mathematical Classroom 2005-present Development of Mathematics and Science Concepts in Young Children 2005-present Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Teaching Mathematics: Development of Quantitative Reasoning 2005-present Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Teaching Mathematics: Development of Algebraic Reasoning 2005-present Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Teaching Mathematics: Development of Geometric Reasoning

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## Languages

English: fluent Russian: fluent Spanish: took Intensive Spanish for Faculty I, II, and III

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## Membership in Professional Societies

2005-present American Educational Research Association (AERA) 1978-present American Mathematical Society (AMS) 2005-present Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) 2010-13: member of AMTE Membership Committee 2007-09: member of AMTE Technology Committee 2004-present Greater El Paso Council of Teachers of Mathematics (GEPCTM) 1991-94, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 1998-present (IEEE); Senior Member since 2013 2004-present Mathematical Association of America (MAA) 2011-present National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST) 2004-present National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) 2005-present North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA) 2004-present Sigma Xi, International Research Society 2007-08: President, El Paso Chapter 2006-07: Vice-President, El Paso Chapter 2011-present Society for Effective Teaching (SET) 2002-present Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) 2005-present Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) 2010-present Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics (TCTM) 2010-present Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) 2007-present Todos: Mathematics for All 1992-present Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), Computer Science Honor Society 2012 IEEE Communication Society 2009-10 National Education Association (NEA) 2009-10 Texas Faculty Association (TFA) 2005-06 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Applied Computing SIGAPP 1999-2004 The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) 1990-94 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 1991-94 The Association for Logic Programming (ALP) 1989-91 Balkan Logical Society

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Back to Olga Kosheleva: Curriculum Vitae## Editorships

2009-present "Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE)", member of the Editorial Review Board 2007-present "Informatics in Education", member of the International Editorial Board 2008 Member, Advisory Council, 7th Edition of "Elementary and Middle School Mathematics" by John A. Van de Walle, Karen S. Karp, and Jennifer M. Bay-Williams, Pearson Education, Boston, Massachusetts, 2010

## PUBLICATIONS

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## Publications in Mathematics Education

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## Research Book Chapters

Olga Kosheleva, "Towards Combining Freirean Ideas and Russian Experience in Mathematics Education", In: Cesar A. Rossatto, Aurolyn Luykx, and Herman S. Garcia (eds.), Teaching for Global Community, Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2011, pp. 207-218. File in pdf Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Can We Learn Algorithms from People Who Compute Fast", In: Rudolf Seising and Veronica Sanz (eds.), Soft Computing in Humanities and Social Sciences, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2011, pp. 267-275. pdf file John Olive, Katie Makar, with Veronica Hoyos, Liew Kee Kor, Olga Kosheleva, and Rudolf Straesser, "Mathematical Knowledge and Practices Resulting from Access to Digital Technologies", In: Celia Hoyles and Jean-Baptiste Lagrange (Eds.), Mathematics Education and Technology - Rethinking the Terrain, The 17th ICMI Study, Springer Science, New York, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, 2010, pp. 133-177. Margaret L. Niess, Robert N. Ronau, Shannon O. Driskell, Olga Kosheleva, David Pugalee, and Marcia Weller Weinhold, Technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPCK): preparation of mathematics teachers for 21st century teaching and learning, In: Fran Arbaugh, P. Mark Taylor, and Denisse R. Thompson (eds.), Inquiry into Mathematics Teacher Education, Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Monograph Series, Vol. 5, AMTE Publ., San Diego, California, 2008, pp. 143-156.## Journal papers

Shahnaz Shahbazova and Olga Kosheleva, " 'Fuzzy' Multiple-Choice Quizzes and How to Grade Them", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2014, Vol. 8, to appear. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, "How to make sure that the grading scheme encourages students to learn all the material: fuzzy-motivated solution and its justification", International Journal of Innovative Management, Information & Production (IJIMIP), to appear. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Why 20? Why 40? A Possible Explanation of a Special Role of 20 and 40 in Traditional Number Systems", Applied Mathematical Sciences, 2013, Vol. 7, No. 144, pp. 7179-7186. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Finding the Best Function: A Way to Explain Calculus of Variations to Engineering and Science Students", Applied Mathematical Sciences, 2013, Vol. 7, No. 144, pp. 7187-7192. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "How to Explain (and Overcome) 2% Barrier in Teaching Computer Science: Towards New Applications of Fuzzy Ideas", Archives for the Philosophy and History of Soft Computing, 2013, Vol. 1, No. 1. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Why in Mayan Mathematics, Zero and Infinity Are the Same: A Possible Explanation", Applied Mathematical Sciences, 2013, Vol. 7, No. 124, pp. 6193-6197. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Perception of Elite and Universal Systems of Higher Education: An Explanation of the Empirical Thresholds", International Mathematical Forum, 2013, Vol. 8, No. 36, pp. 1779-1783. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Why Rozenzweig-style midrashic approach makes rational sense: a logical (Spinoza-like) explanation of a seemingly non-logical approach", International Mathematical Forum, 2013, Vol. 8, No. 36, pp. 1773-1777. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, "How to Explain Usefulness of Different Results When Teaching Calculus: Example of the Mean Value Theorem", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2013, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 164-175. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, "Diversity is the Optimal Education Strategy: A Mathematical Proof", International Journal of Innovative Management, Information & Production (IJIMIP), 2013, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 1-8. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, "How to Incentivize Students to Graduate Faster", International Journal of Innovative Management, Information & Production (IJIMIP), 2012, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 31-35. pdf file Karen Villaverde and Olga Kosheleva, "Towards More Detailed Value-Added Teacher Assessments: How Intervals Can Help", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2012, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 128-137. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, "When to Let in Late Students?", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2012, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 114-117. pdf file Martine Ceberio and Olga Kosheleva, "How Accurately Should We Write on the Board? When Marking Comments on Student Papers?", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2012, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 89-91. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, "Mayan and Babylonian Arithmetics Can Be Explained by the Need to Minimize Computations", Applied Mathematical Sciences, 2012, Vol. 6, No. 15, pp. 697-705. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, "Rewarding Results or Rewarding Efforts?", Applied Mathematical Sciences, 2012, Vol. 6, No. 15, pp. 707-709. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Towards Optimal Effort Distribution in Process Design under Uncertainty, with Application to Education", International Journal of Reliability and Safety, 2012, Vol. 6, No. 1-3, pp. 148-166. pdf file Karen Villaverde and Olga Kosheleva, "Why Are Young People Risk-Prone", International Journal of Innovative Management, Information & Production (IJIMIP), 2011, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 118-125. pdf file Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Aaron Velasco, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, "How AI-Type Uncertainty Ideas Can Improve Inter-Disciplinary Collaboration and Education: Lessons from a Case Study", Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics JACIII, 2010, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 700-707. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, "Geometric Approach to Error-Less Counting", Applied Mathematical Sciences, 2010, Vol. 4, No. 63, pp. 3161-3170. pdf file *Suparat Niwitpong, *Monchaya Chiangpradit, and Olga Kosheleva, "Towards Optimal Allocation of Points to Different Assignments and Tests", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2010, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 291-295. pdf file *Jeerapa Sappakitkamjorn, *Wannaporn Suriyakat, *Wichai Suracherdkiati, and Olga Kosheleva, "How to Estimate Individual Contributions to a Group Project", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2010, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 301-305. pdf file *Pilar Gonzalez and Olga Kosheleva, "Teaching Math and Science with Technology", Academic Exchange Quarterly, 2010, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 25-29. online version Olga Kosheleva, "Early Start Can Inhibit Learning: A Geometric Explanation", Geombinatorics, 2010, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 108-118. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "What is the Best Way to Distribute Efforts Among Students: Towards Quantitative Approach", Applied Mathematical Sciences, 2010, Vol. 4, No. 9, pp. 417-429. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, "Design and implementation of a professional development program for mathematics teachers of English Language Learners", Texas Association for Bilingual Education Journal TABE, 2009, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 185-217. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Egyptian Fractions Revisited", Informatics in Education, 2009, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 35-48. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, Larry Lesser, Judith Munter, and *Sylvia Trillo, "Parent Power Nights: A model for engaging adults/families in learning mathematics", Adults Learning Mathematics Journal, 2008, Vol. 3, No. 2b, pp. 36-52. File in pdf Hamide Dogan-Dunlap, Jeffrey Dunlap, Elena Izquierdo, and Olga Kosheleva, "Learn by Teaching: A Mediating Approach to Teaching and Learning Mathematics for Prospective Teachers", Issues in the Undergraduate Mathematics Preparation of School (IUMPST): The Journal, April 2007, Vol. 4: The Curriculum, pp. 1-15. pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, "Flight Cessna 771 revisited: geometry of a plane rescue", Geombinatorics, 2007, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 78-84. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, Ana Medina-Rusch, and Vera Ioudina, "Pre-Service Teacher Training in Mathematics Using Tablet PC Technology", Informatics in Education, 2007, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 321-334. pdf file. *J. Ivan Vargas and Olga Kosheleva, "Russian Peasant Multiplication Algorithm, RSA Cryptosystem, and a New Explanation of Half-Orders of Magnitude", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2007, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 178-184. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. O. M. Kosheleva, "Axiomatization of volume in elementary geometry", Siberian Mathematical Journal, 1980, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 106-114 (in Russian); English translation in Siberian Mathematical Journal, 1980, Vol. 21, pp. 78-85.## Papers in refereed conference proceedings

Olga Kosheleva, Karen Villaverde, and Sergio D. Cabrera, "Back to the Future: Advanced Control Techniques Justify--on a New Level--Traditional Education Practices", Proceedings of the Joint World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association and Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society IFSA/NAFIPS'2013, Edmonton, Canada, June 24-28, 2013, pp. 466-470. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "How to Divide Students into Groups so as to Optimize Learning: Towards a Solution to a Pedagogy-Related Optimization Problem", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics IEEE SMC'2012, Seoul, Korea, October 14-17, 2012, pp. 1948-1953. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "How to Define Average Class Size (and Deviations from the Average Class Size) in a Way Which Is Most Adequate for Teaching Effectiveness", Proceedings of the Workshop on Informatics and Information Technologies in Education: Theory, Applications, Didactics, Novosibirsk, Russia, September 26-29, 2012, Vol. 1, pp. 113-120. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Karen Villaverde, "How to Make Sure that Students Study Well: Fuzzy-Motivated Optimization Approach", Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2012, Brisbane, Australia, June 10-15, 2012, pp. 641-647. pdf file. Alberto Esquinca and Olga Kosheleva, "A Case Study of Pre-Service Teachers Writing Mathematics for Teaching in a Second Language", In: Lynda R. Wiest and Teruni d. Lamberg (eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education PME-NA'2011, Reno, Nevada, October 20-23, 2011, pp. 1382-1390. Olga Kosheleva, "How to Make Sure that the Grading Scheme Encourages Students to Learn All the Material: Fuzzy-Motivated Solution and Its Justification", In: Ronald R. Yager, Marek Z. Reformat, Shahnaz N. Shahbazova, and Sergei Ovchinnikov (eds.), Proceedings of the World Conference on Soft Computing, San Francisco, CA, May 23-26, 2011. pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, "Degree-Based (Fuzzy) Techniques in Math and Science Education", In: Ronald R. Yager, Marek Z. Reformat, Shahnaz N. Shahbazova, and Sergei Ovchinnikov (eds.), Proceedings of the World Conference on Soft Computing, San Francisco, CA, May 23-26, 2011. pdf file. Karen Villaverde and Olga Kosheleva, "Why Are Students Risk-Prone", In: Ronald R. Yager, Marek Z. Reformat, Shahnaz N. Shahbazova, and Sergei Ovchinnikov (eds.), Proceedings of the World Conference on Soft Computing, San Francisco, CA, May 23-26, 2011. pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, "What is Wrong with Teaching to the Test: Uncertainty Techniques Help in Understanding (and Hopefully Resolving) the Controversy", Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2011, El Paso, Texas, March 18-20, 2011. pdf file. Karen Villaverde and Olga Kosheleva, "Towards More Detailed Value-Added Teacher Assessments", Proceedings of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2010, Barcelona, Spain, July 18-23, 2010, pp. 3126-3133. pdf file. Karen Villaverde and Olga Kosheleva, "Towards a New Justification of the Tastle-Wierman (TW) Dissention and Consensus Measures (and Their Potential Role in Education)", Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2010, Toronto, Canada, July 12-14, 2010, pp. 110-116. pdf file. Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Aaron Velasco, and Olga Kosheleva, "Degree-Based Ideas and Technique Can Facilitate Inter-Disciplinary Collaboration and Education", Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2010, Toronto, Canada, July 12-14, 2010, pp. 388-393. pdf file. Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Towards Optimal Effort Distribution in Process Design under Uncertainty, with Application to Education", Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing REC'2010, Singapore, March 3-5, 2010, pp. 509-525. pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, "Can We Learn Algorithms from People Who Compute Fast: An Indirect Analysis in the Presence of Fuzzy Descriptions", Proceedings of the 2009 World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA, Lisbon, Portugal, July 20-24, 2009, pp. 1394-1397. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, "Early Start Can Inhibit Learning: Towards A New Explanation", Proceedings of the 2009 World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA, Lisbon, Portugal, July 20-24, 2009, pp. 438-442. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, "Babylonian Method of Computing the Square Root: Justifications Based on Fuzzy Techniques and on Computational Complexity", Proceedings of the 28th North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Annual Conference NAFIPS'09, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 14-17, 2009. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "What is the Best Way to Distribute Efforts Among Students: Towards Quantitative Approach to Human Cognition", Proceedings of the 28th North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Annual Conference NAFIPS'09, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 14-17, 2009. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Oscar Castillo, Patricia Melin, *Esteban Gamez, Vladik Kreinovich, and Olga Kosheleva, "Intelligence Techniques Are Needed to Further Enhance the Advantage of Groups with Diversity in Problem Solving", Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Workshop on Hybrid Intelligent Models and Applications HIMA'2009, Nashville, Tennessee, March 30-April 2, 2009, pp. 48-55. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, "Potential Application of Fuzzy Techniques to Math Education: Emphasizing Paradoxes as a (Seemingly Paradoxical) Way to Enhance the Learning of (Strict) Mathematics", Proceedings of the 27th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2008, New York, New York, May 19-22, 2008. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Olga Kosheleva and Francois Modave, "Asymmetric Paternalism: Description of the Phenomenon, Explanation Based on Decisions Under Uncertainty, and Possible Applications to Education", Proceedings of the 27th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2008, New York, New York, May 19-22, 2008. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Brian Giza, Milijana Suskavcevic and Olga Kosheleva, "Supporting Science Teachers' Professional Development with Video and Audio Podcasts", Abstracts of the 19th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education SITE'2008, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 3-7, 2008, pp. 4693-4696. pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, "Spiral Curriculum: Towards Mathematical Foundations", Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology InTech'07, Sydney, Australia, December 12-14, 2007, pp. 152-157. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Olga Kosheleva and Irina Lyublinskaya, "Using Innovative Fraction Activities as a Vehicle For Examining Conceptual Understanding of Fraction Concepts in Pre-Service Elementary Teachers Mathematical Education", In: T. Lamberg and L. R. Wiest (Eds.), Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education PME-NA 2007, Stateline (Lake Tahoe), Nevada, October 25-28, 2007, University of Nevada, Reno, 2007, pp. 36-38. Olga Kosheleva, Ana Rusch, and Vera Ioudina, "Analysis of effects of tablet PC technology in mathematical education of future teachers", In: Celia Hoyles, Jean-Baptiste Lagrange, Le Hung Son, and Nathalie Sinclair, Proceedings of the Seventeenth ICMI Study Conference "Technology Revisited", Hanoi, Vietnam, December 3-8, 2006. File in pdf Vladik Kreinovich, Ann Gates, and Olga Kosheleva, "Helping Students to Become Researchers: What We Can Gain from Russian Experience", Proceedings of the 36th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference FIE'2006, San Diego, California, October 28-31, 2006, pp. M3G-26 - M3G-31. File in pdf Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, Luc Longpre, Mourat Tchoshanov, and *Gang Xiang, "Towards Interval Techniques for Processing Educational Data", IEEE Proceedings of the 12th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic and Validated Numerics, Duisburg, Germany, September 26-29, 2006. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Olga Kosheleva and Richard Alo, "Towards Economics of Education: Optimization under Uncertainty", Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Fuzzy Sets and Soft Computing in Economics and Finance FSSCEF'2006, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 28 - July 1, 2006, pp. 63-70. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Richard Alo and Olga Kosheleva, "Optimization Techniques under Uncertain Criteria, and Their Possible Use in Computerized Education", Proceedings of the 25th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2006, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 3-6, 2006, pp. 593-598. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Virgilio Gonzalez and Olga Kosheleva, "Successful collaboration between engineering and education leads to creation of a mobile learning environment based on tablet PCs", Proceedings of the 17th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education SITE 2006, Orlando, Florida, March 20-24, 2006, pp. 2213-2218. Olga Kosheleva, Ana Rusch, and Vera Ioudina, "Case study in technology-enhanced classroom: statistical analysis of effects of tablet PC technology in math education of future teachers", Proceedings of the 17th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education SITE 2006, Orlando, Florida, March 20-24, 2006, pp. 3743-3749. Olga Kosheleva and Hector Giron, "Technology in K-14: What Is the Best Way to Teach Digital Natives?", Proceedings of the 2006 International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 3-4, 2006 http://sunconference.utep.edu/SunHome/2006/proceedings2006.html File in pdf Vladik Kreinovich, Ann Gates, and Olga Kosheleva, "Helping Students to Become Researchers: What We Can Gain from Russian Experience", Proceedings of the 2006 International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 3-4, 2006 http://sunconference.utep.edu/SunHome/2006/proceedings2006.html File in Compressed Postscript and pdf Olga M. Kosheleva and Martine Ceberio, "Processing Educational Data: From Traditional Statistical Techniques to an Appropriate Combination of Probabilistic, Interval, and Fuzzy Approaches", Proceedings of the International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Neural Networks, and Genetic Algorithms FNG'05, Tijuana, Mexico, October 13-14, 2005, pp. 39-48. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Olga Kosheleva and Ana Rusch, "Gambling with fractions!", Proceedings of the Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "What Are Your Students Learning - and How Do You Know?", El Paso, Texas, March 4-5, 2005. MS Word file. Virgilio Gonzalez and Olga Kosheleva, "Creation and application of mobile computer classrooms for teaching and assessment", Proceedings of the Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "What Are Your Students Learning - and How Do You Know?", El Paso, Texas, March 4-5, 2005. MS Word file## Abstracts and technical reports

*Octavio Lerma, Olga Kosheleva, Shahnaz Shahbazova, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Towards Designing Optimal Individualized Placement Tests", Abstracts of the 11th International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 5-7, 2014, p. 12. pdf file *Octavio Lerma, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, "A simple geometric model provides a quantitative explanation of the advantages of immediate feedback in student learning", Abstracts of the 11th International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 5-7, 2014, p. 11. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, *Anthony Alvarez, and Laura Serpa, "Lessons learned from Professional Development grant: Math and Science teachers effectively using innovative technology", Abstracts of the 11th International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 5-7, 2014, p. 20. pdf file *Claudia Saldana and Olga Kosheleva, "Metaphor Theory used as a framework for Education of Diverse Students and STEM education", Abstracts of the 11th International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 5-7, 2014, p. 20. pdf file *Julian Vera and Olga Kosheleva, "On a path to bringing Mayan math to life: rewards and challenges in implementation of culturally relevant pedagogy", Abstracts of the 11th International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 5-7, 2014, p. 15. pdf file *Julian Viera, Olga M. Kosheleva, Judith Hope Munter, "Cognitive Tutoring Software in Basic Math Courses: Broadening Perspectives on Mathematics Thinking and Learning", In: Mara V. Martinez and Alison Castro Superfine (Eds.), Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education PMENA'2013, Chicago, Illinois, November 14-17, 2013, p. 574. pdf file *Carlos Paez, Judith H. Munter, and Olga Kosheleva, "Perceptions of K-16 Mathematics Education from 'La Frontera': A Qualitative Study of Mexican-American Postsecondary Students", In: Mara V. Martinez and Alison Castro Superfine (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Firth Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education PMENA'2013, Chicago, Illinois, November 14-17, 2013, p. 570. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and *Julian Viera, "Using authentic and culturally relevant curriculum in mathematics teaching of ELL students: how Mayan number representations help teach alternative representation of base-10 number and operations", Abstracts of the 1st Annual English Language Learners (ELL) Conference: Achieving in Mathematics for all Students in New Mexico (NM) - Si se puede!, Las Cruces, New Mexico, August 2-3, 2013, p. 7. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, "Almost 2,000 Years After Liu Hui's "Nine Chapters", Calculus Remains a Difficult Subject for Many Students: How We Can Help", Abstracts of the International Workshop on Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Xi'an, China, May 29-30, 2013, p. 12 pdf file *Norman Martinez, *Ruben Alvador, *Adrian Chavez, and Olga Kosheleva, "InTRIGuing Identity", Abstracts of the International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "Context Matters", El Paso, Texas, February 28 - March 1, 2013, p. 19. *Julian Viera, Olga Kosheleva, and Judith Munter, "Teaching/Learning Basic Math Skills on an Online Context", Abstracts of the International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "Context Matters", El Paso, Texas, February 28 - March 1, 2013, p. 12. Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "How to Divide Students into Groups so as to Optimize Learning: Towards a Solution to a Pedagogy-Related Optimization Problem", Abstracts of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics IEEE SMC'2012, Seoul, Korea, October 14-17, 2012, p. 98. ppt file Brian Giza and Olga Kosheleva, "Higher Order Thinking, GIMP, Pick's Theorem and Pixel Counts", Abstracts of the Annual Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 25-28, 2012, p. 97. Brian Giza and Olga Kosheleva, "Tools, tasks, and strategies: a conceptual framework for using free and open source software in K-12 learning activities", Abstracts of the 23rd International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education SITE'2012, Austin, Texas, March 5-9, 2012, p. 50. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, Laura Serpa, and *Barbie Avila, "New framework for the Mathematics and Science education", Abstracts of the International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "Truth in Teaching and Learning", El Paso, Texas, March 1-2, 2012, p. 16. *Carlos Paez Paez, Rocio Gallardo, and Olga Kosheleva, "Using Knowledge Surveys in Conjunction with Content Tests", Abstracts of the International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "Truth in Teaching and Learning", El Paso, Texas, March 1-2, 2012. Olga Kosheleva, "Operations on Numbers Using Mayan-Inspired Manipulatives", Abstracts of the 19th Annual Conference of Bilingual Educators Emphasizing and Mastering Standards BEEMS "Bilingual Educators Emphasizing Multicultural Settings", El Paso, Texas, January 27-28, 2012, p. 18. Olga Kosheleva and Karen Villaverde, "Degree-Based (Fuzzy) Techniques in Math and Science Education", Abstracts of the 10th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, El Paso, Texas, November 5, 2011. Olga Kosheleva and Laura Serpa, "Adding and subtracting numbers using ideas from before Columbus", Abstracts of the Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 2-4, 2011, p. 18. Olga Kosheleva and Laura Serpa, "Emerging Framework for Mathematics and Science Integration", In: Lynda R. Wiest and Teruni d. Lamberg (eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education PME-NA'2011, Reno, Nevada, October 20-23, 2011, pp. 1794-1795. Olga Kosheleva, "Degree-Based (Interval and Fuzzy) Techniques in Math and Science Education", In: I. Elishakoff, V. Kreinovich, W. Luther, and E. D. Popova (eds.), Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis with Intervals: Foundations, Tools, Applications, Dagstuhl Reports, 2011, Vol. 1, No. 9, pp. 39-40. Ruby Lynch-Arroyo, Hector Hernandez, Andres Oros, Olga Kosheleva, and Judith Hope Munter, "Building bridges to facilitate college and career readiness of the rising minority-majority", Abstracts of the Conference for International Research on Cross-cultural Leaning in Education CIRCLE'2011, El Paso, Texas, June 10-11, 2011, p. 18. Olga Kosheleva, "How to Make Sure that the Grading Scheme Encourages Students to Learn All the Material: Fuzzy-Motivated Solution and Its Justification", Abstracts of the World Conference on Soft Computing, San Francisco, CA, May 23-26, 2011, p. 60. Olga Kosheleva, "Degree-Based (Fuzzy) Techniques in Math and Science Education", Abstracts of the World Conference on Soft Computing, San Francisco, CA, May 23-26, 2011, p. 70. Karen Villaverde and Olga Kosheleva, "Why Are Students Risk-Prone", Abstracts of the World Conference on Soft Computing, San Francisco, CA, May 23-26, 2011, p. 60. Brian H. Giza and Olga Kosheleva, "Proportional Reasoning, Pick's Theorem, and an Open-Source Graphics Tool", Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics NCTM'2011, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 13-16, 2011, p. 147. Olga Kosheleva, "Mayan-inspired multicultural mathematics education curriculum activities", Abstracts of the 18th Annual Conference of Bilingual Educators Emphasizing and Mastering Standards BEEMS "Bilingual Education in Diverse Contexts", El Paso, Texas, March 25-26, 2011, p. 16. Olga Kosheleva, "What is Wrong with Teaching to the Test: Uncertainty Techniques Help in Understanding (and Hopefully Resolving) the Controversy", Abstracts of the 30th Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2011, El Paso, Texas, March 18-20, 2011, p. 25. Ruby Lynch-Arroyo, Judith Munter, and Olga Kosheleva, "Engaging Students through Decision Making in Mathematics Lessons: Teaching College Readiness Skills to First Generation College students", Abstracts of the 2011 Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 10-11, 2011, p. 30. Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Towards making Theory of Computation course more understandable and relevant: recursive functions, for-loops, and while-loops", Abstracts of the 2011 Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 10-11, 2011, p. 19. Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "NP-hardness proofs with realistic computers instead of Turing machines: towards making Theory of Computation course more understandable and relevant", Abstracts of the 2011 Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 10-11, 2011, p. 19. Laura F. Serpa and Olga Kosheleva, "Analog Modeling of Earth Processes: A Case Study in Multidisciplinary, Guided lnquiry Science and Mathematics Education", Abstracts of the Kaleidoscope of Teaching Math and Science Conference, El Paso, Texas, March 5, 2011, p. 1. *Barbie Avila-Leggett, Olga Kosheleva, and Laura Serpa, "Math and Science Integration", Abstracts of the Kaleidoscope of Teaching Math and Science Conference, El Paso, Texas, March 5, 2011, p. 2. Brian Giza and Olga Kosheleva, "Proportional Reasoning, Pick's Theorem and an Open Source Graphics tool", Abstracts of the Kaleidoscope of Teaching Math and Science Conference, El Paso, Texas, March 5, 2011, p. 3. Olga Kosheleva, "Teaching and learning mathematics using innovative Tablet PC technology", Abstracts of the Ysleta Independent School District Teachers Networking Technology Conference TNT'2010 "An Ed Tech Odyssey", El Paso, Texas, December 4, 2010, p. 40. Olga Kosheleva and Larry Lesser, "Research-based content specific practices for teaching English learners", Abstracts of the Annual Conference of the Texas Association for Bilingual Education TABE'2010, El Paso, Texas, October 27-30, 2010, p. 27. Olga Kosheleva and Laura Serpa, "Engaging the wider community in STEM education in a bilingual border setting", Abstracts of the 2010 National Network for Educational Renewal Annual Conference NNER'2010, Normal, Illinois, October 7-9, 2010, p. 18. Karen Villaverde and Olga Kosheleva, "Towards More Adequate Value-Added Teacher Assessments: How Intervals Can Help", Abstracts of the 14th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic and Validated Numerics SCAN'2010, Lyon, France, September 27-30, 2010, pp. 140-141. Lidia Cordero, Luciano Alcala, Erika Hernandez, Melissa Cardona, and Olga Kosheleva, "Lesson study cycle focused on 7th grade volume of hree-dimensional figures", Abstracts of the Conference for International Research on Cross-Cultural Learning in Education CIRCLE'2010, El Paso, Texas, July 23-24, 2010. Michael G. Harmon, Victor Barrios, Melinda Cofield, Merry Hogenson, Orlando Pajon, Angie Soto, and Olga Kosheleva, "Lecture presentation on action research: understanding mathematical change", Abstracts of the Conference for International Research on Cross-Cultural Learning in Education CIRCLE'2010, El Paso, Texas, July 23-24, 2010. Karen Villaverde and Olga Kosheleva, "Towards a New Justification of the Tastle-Wierman (TW) Dissention and Consensus Measures (and Their Potential Role in Education)", Abstracts of the Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2010, Toronto, Canada, July 12-14, 2010, p. 19. Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Aaron Velasco, and Olga Kosheleva, "Degree-Based Ideas and Technique Can Facilitate Inter-Disciplinary Collaboration and Education", Abstracts of the Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2010, Toronto, Canada, July 12-14, 2010, p. 17. Olga Kosheleva, "Strengthening mathematical knowledge of inservice teachers through professional development courses", Abstracts of the Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, March 4-5, 2010, p. 13. Olga Kosheleva, "Can We Learn Algorithms from People Who Compute Fast: An Indirect Analysis in the Presence of Fuzzy Descriptions", Abstracts of the 2009 World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA, Lisbon, Portugal, July 20-24, 2009, p. 90. Olga Kosheleva, "Early Start Can Inhibit Learning: Towards A New Explanation", Abstracts of the 2009 World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA, Lisbon, Portugal, July 20-24, 2009, p. 65. Olga Kosheleva, "Geometry and Algebra Make Good Bedfellows! Explorations of Area on Geoboards", Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics NCTM'09, Washington, DC, April 22-25, 2009, p. 125. Milijana Suskavcevic, Olga Kosheleva, and Laura Serpa, "Deepening Teachers' Understanding of Mathematical Concepts through Interdisciplinary Connections", Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics NCTM'09, Washington, DC, April 22-25, 2009, p. 90. *Paula Goribar, Veronica Smith, and Olga Kosheleva, "Entendamos y celebremos los differentes metodos internacionales en matematicas!", Abstracts of the 16th Annual Conference of Bilingual Educators Emphasizing and Mastering Standards BEEMS "Leading for the Future: Promoting Multilingual Education for All Children", El Paso, Texas, March 26-28, 2009, p. 16. *Paula Goribar, Veronica Smith, and Olga Kosheleva, "Let's Understand and Celebrate Different International Approaches in Mathematics", Abstracts of the 16th Annual Conference of Bilingual Educators Emphasizing and Mastering Standards BEEMS "Leading for the Future: Promoting Multilingual Education for All Children", El Paso, Texas, March 26-28, 2009, p. 17. *Pilar Gonzalez and Olga Kosheleva, "Befriend the technology/Conociendo la tecnologia", Abstracts of the 2009 International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, February 27, 2009, p. 11. Milijana Suskavcevic, Olga Kosheleva, Brian Giza, and Laura Serpa, "Building the STEM Teachers 'Community of Practice' Through Learning Academies", Abstracts of the 2009 Winter Meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers AAPT, Chicago, Illinois, February 12-16, 2009, Abstract BE05. Olga Kosheleva, "Case Study: Discovering mathematics through science and technology explorations leads to strengthening inservice teachers' mathematical content and pedagogy", Abstracts of the Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators AMTE'09, Orlando, Florida, February 5-7, 2009, p. 23. Olga Kosheleva and *Pilar Gonzalez, "Teaching in elementary school with technology: how teachers use innovative online resources in their mathematics and science lessons?", In: Wei-Chi Yang, Miroslaw Majewski, Tilak de Alwis, and Krongthong Khairiree, Enhancing Understanding and Constructing Knowledge in Mathematics with Technology: Abstracts of the 13th Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics ATCM'2008, Bangkok, Thailand, December 15-19, 2008, p. 38. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, "Implementing creative and active learning environment in mathematics education classes for future teachers through incorporation of Tablet PC technology", In: Wei-Chi Yang, Miroslaw Majewski, Tilak de Alwis, and Krongthong Khairiree, Enhancing Understanding and Constructing Knowledge in Mathematics with Technology: Abstracts of the 13th Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics ATCM'2008, Bangkok, Thailand, December 15-19, 2008, pp. 31-32. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, "Implementing Creative and Active learning environment in mathematics education classes for future teachers", Abstracts of the Teachers Teaching with Technology T3 Regional Conference "Creative Teaching in the Modern Classroom", Staten Island, New York, October 25, 2008 Eric Freudenthal, Mary K. Roy, *Alexandria Ogrey, *Sherri Terrell, Olga Kosheleva, Pilar Gonzalez, and Ann Gates, "Initial Evaluation of an Introductory Course in Programming that Assists in Career Choices", Proceedings of the 38th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference FIE'08, Saratoga Springs, New York, October 22-25, 2008, pp. F3E-15 - F3E-16. pdf file Milijana Suskavcevic, Olga Kosheleva, Laura Serpa, and Brian Giza, "Physics Teacher Quality Grants: Improving Teachers' Content Pedagogy Through University-School District Synergetic Activities", Abstracts of the Joint Meeting of Texas & Four Corners Sections of the American Physical Society, El Paso, Texas, October 17-18, 2008, p. 29. Olga Kosheleva and Francois Modave, "Asymmetric (Libertarian) Paternalism: Explanation Based on Decisions Under Interval Uncertainty, and Possible Applications to Education", Abstracts of the 13th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Verified Numerical Computations SCAN'2008, El Paso, Texas, September 29 - October 3, 2008, pp. 63-64. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, "M3: Making Measuring Meaningful", Abstracts of the 4th Annual A Better Beginning Conference (ABC) for Novice Teachers, El Paso, Texas, September 27, 2008, p. 15. Olga Kosheleva, "Explorations in Geometry", Abstracts of the 4th Annual A Better Beginning Conference (ABC) for Novice Teachers, El Paso, Texas, September 27, 2008, p. 7. Pilar Gonzalez and Olga Kosheleva, "How do teachers find good resources on the Internet?", Abstracts of the 1st Summer International Conference on Education, El Paso, Texas, July 21-22, 2008. Olga Kosheleva, "Famous women in STEM disciplines", Abstracts of the 1st Summer International Conference on Education, El Paso, Texas, July 21-22, 2008. Olga Kosheleva, "Fun & art in science: PC Tablets & origami", Abstracts of the 1st Summer International Conference on Education, El Paso, Texas, July 21-22, 2008. Olga Kosheleva, *Estella Valles, *Gerardo Talamantes, *Maria Garcia, and *Pilar Gonzalez, "NASA in the classroom: learn how to connect space exploration to your lesson plans", Abstracts of the 15th Annual Bilingual Educators Emphasizing Master Standards (BEEMS) Conference, El Paso, Texas, March 6-8, 2008, p. 9. Olga Kosheleva, "Teaching and Learning Mathematics and Science Actively by Using Innovative Tablet PC Technology", Abstracts of the 13th Annual NASA Pre-Service Teacher Conference "Shaping the Future: Launching New Endeavors to Inspire the Next Generation of Exporers", Alexandria, Virginia, February 14-16, 2008, p. 7. Olga Kosheleva, Ana Medina-Rusch, and Vera Ioudina, "Successful implementation of Tablet PC technology in future teachers' mathematics education classes", Abstracts of the Papers Presented to the American Mathematical Society, 2008, Vol. 29, No. 1, p. 330. File in pdf Olga Kosheleva and Laura Serpa, "Analog-modeling scientific activities as a vehicle for exploration basic statistical concepts: case study in future teachers' statistics education classes", Abstracts of the Papers Presented to the American Mathematical Society, 2008, Vol. 29, No. 1, p. 364. File in pdf Olga Kosheleva, "Technology-enhanced mathematical classroom: new contexts and paradoxes", Abstracts of the Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics NCTM "Energizing Mathematics", Houston, Texas, November 29-30, 2007, p. 15. Olga Kosheleva and Irina Lyublinskaya, "Using innovative fraction activities as a vehicle for examining conceptual understanding of fraction concepts in pre-service elementary teachers mathematical education", Abstracts of the 29th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education PME-NA, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, October 25-28, 2007, p. 14. Olga Kosheleva, "Making measurement meaningful: innovative, hands-on activities", Abstracts of the 3rd Annual Better Beginning Conference (ABC), A Seminar for Novice Educators, El Paso, Texas, September 29, 2007, p. 7. Olga Kosheleva, "Connecting mathematics with art", Abstracts of the 2nd Annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Education Conference for K-12 Teachers, El Paso, Texas, July 20, 2007. Olga Kosheleva, "Creating new vs. using old and tested (secondary level)", Abstracts of the 54th Annual Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching CAMT'2007 "The Magnitude of Mathematics: Powering the Future of Each Student", San Antonio, Texas, June 28-30, 2007, p. 82. Olga Kosheleva, "Creating new vs. using old and tested (elementary level)", Abstracts of the 54th Annual Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching CAMT'2007 "The Magnitude of Mathematics: Powering the Future of Each Student", San Antonio, Texas, June 28-30, 2007, p. 38. *Sylvia Trillo, *Blanca Melisa Santos Morales, and Olga Kosheleva, "Enhancing mathematical and pedagogical content knowledge of future teachers through the lesson study cycle", Abstracts of the Third International College of Education Summer Research Symposium "Cruzando Fronteras", El Paso, Texas, June 18-19, 2007. *Marie De Billie, Olga Kosheleva, and John Symons, "Pedagogy content in teaching the history of 19th century mathematics in secondary education geometry curriculum", Abstracts of the Third International College of Education Summer Research Symposium "Cruzando Fronteras", El Paso, Texas, June 18-19, 2007. Olga Kosheleva and *Jessica Melendez-Carillo, "Bringing technology into the classroom", Abstracts of the 14th Annual Bilingual Educators Emphasizing Master Standards (BEEMS) Conference, El Paso, Texas, March 29-31, 2007, p. 8. Olga Kosheleva and Irina Lyublinskaya, "Can Egyptian papirus enrich our students' understanding of fractions?", Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics NCTM'2007 "Mathematics: Representing the Future", Atlanta, Georgia, March 21-24, 2007, p. 40. Olga Kosheleva, "Incorporating innovative technology in mathematics classrooms", Abstracts of the Research Presession to the Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics NCTM'2007, Atlanta, Georgia, March 19-21, 2007, p. 38. Olga Kosheleva, Ana Rusch, and Vera Ioudina, "Analysis of effects of tablet PC technology in mathematical education of future teachers", Abstracts of the Twelfth Annual Valdosta State University Mathematics Technology Conference, Valdosta, Georgia, February 23, 2007, p. 3. Olga Kosheleva, "Mathematical pedagogical knowledge acquired by future teachers: lessons learned by teaching mathematics in elementary grades with the use of Tablet PC technology", Abstracts of the Eleventh Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators AMTE, Irvine, California, January 25-27, 2007, p. 30. Olga Kosheleva, Ana Rusch, and Vera Ioudina, "Analysis of effects of tablet PC technology in mathematical education of future teachers", In: Abstracts of the Seventeenth ICMI Study Conference "Technology Revisited", Hanoi, Vietnam, December 3-8, 2006, p. 89. Olga Kosheleva, Ana Rusch, Vera Ioudina, and Judith Munter, "Analysis of effects of Tablet PC technology in math education of future teachers", In: Silvia Alatorre, Jose Luis Cortina, Mariana Saiz, and Aristarco Mendez (eds), Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education PME-NA, Merida, Mexico, November 9-12, 2006, Vol. 2, p. 769. Beverley Argus-Calvo, Nancy Tafoya, and Olga Kosheleva, "Learning from each other: pilot study on elementary teacher preparation in mathematics on the US-Mexico border", In: Silvia Alatorre, Jose Luis Cortina, Mariana Saiz, and Aristarco Mendez (eds), Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education PME-NA, Merida, Mexico, November 9-12, 2006, Vol. 2, pp. 687-688. Olga Kosheleva, Ana Rusch, and Vera Ioudina, "Teaching and Learning Mathematics Using Tablet PC", Abstracts of the Teachers Teaching with Technology T3 Regional Conference "Using Technology to Engage Students in Discovery Learning", Staten Island, New York, November 3-4, 2006 Olga Kosheleva and Irina Lyublinskaya, "Teaching Fractions with the Help of Egyptian Papyrus and Technology", Abstracts of the Teachers Teaching with Technology T3 Regional Conference "Using Technology to Engage Students in Discovery Learning", Staten Island, New York, November 3-4, 2006 Vladik Kreinovich, Ann Gates, and Olga Kosheleva, "Helping Students to Become Researchers: What We Can Gain from Russian Experience", Abstracts of the 36th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference FIE'2006, San Diego, California, October 28-31, 2006, p. 157. Olga Kosheleva and *Sara Martinez, "Modular origami and mathematics", Abstracts of the 8th Annual Fall Conference of the Greater El Paso Council of Teachers of Mathematics GEPCTM "Making Connections", El Paso, Texas, October 21, 2006, p. 5. Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, Luc Longpre, Mourat Tchoshanov, and *Gang Xiang, "Interval Techniques for Processing Educational Data", Abstracts of the 12th GAMM--IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Validated Numerics SCAN'2006, Duisburg, Germany, September 26-29, 2006, pp. 147-148. Olga Kosheleva, "Towards Combining Freirean Ideas and Russian Experience in Mathematics Education", Abstracts of the Third International Conference on Education, Labor, and Emancipation CONFELE, El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, September 28 - October 1, 2006. Olga Kosheleva, Vera Yudina, and Ana Rusch, "Mathematics education enhanced through technology: a statistical analysis of the impact of Tablet PC technology on future teachers' mathematics understanding", Abstracts of the International College of Education Summer Research Conference, El Paso, Texas, June 19, 2006. Hector Giron, *Monica Jaloma, Susan Smith, Olga Kosheleva, and Judith Munter, "Project Pi", Abstracts of the International College of Education Summer Research Conference, El Paso, Texas, June 19, 2006. *Celeste Carrasco and Olga Kosheleva, "Exploring role of virtual manipulatives in mathematics education", Abstracts of the International College of Education Summer Research Conference, El Paso, Texas, June 19, 2006. *Veronica Aguirre, *Miriam Mesta, *Piper McFadden, *Marisela Cortez, *Veronica Sanchez, *Torsten Knauerhase, *Krystal Jaroszewski, Olga Kosheleva, and Larry Lesser, "Creating innovative mathematical activities relevant to everyday mathematics", Abstracts of the International College of Education Summer Research Conference, El Paso, Texas, June 19, 2006. Richard Alo and Olga Kosheleva, "Optimization Techniques under Uncertain Criteria, and Their Possible Use in Computerized Education", Abstracts of the 25th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2006, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 3-6, 2006, p. 42. Judith H. Munter, Hector Giron, Olga Kosheleva, *Monica Jaloma, and *Jessica Melendez, "Teacher Education in Communities of Learning: A Case Study from the U.S/Mexico Border", Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association AERA, San Francisco, California, April 7-11, 2006. Olga Kosheleva, *Lorena Rios, *Celeste Carrasco, and *Ana Saenz, "Teaching as a two-way street: students and faculty reflections in technology-enhanced math methods course", Abstracts of the 13th Annual Bilingual Educators Emphasizing Master Standards (BEEMS) Conference, El Paso, Texas, March 31 - April 1, 2006, p. 8. Virgilio Gonzalez and Olga Kosheleva, "Successful collaboration between engineering and education leads to creation of a mobile learning environment based on tablet PCs", Abstracts of the 17th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education SITE 2006, Orlando, Florida, March 20-24, 2006, pp. 42-43. Olga Kosheleva, Ana Rusch, and Vera Ioudina, "Case study in technology-enhanced classroom: statistical analysis of effects of tablet PC technology in math education of future teachers", Abstracts of the 17th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education SITE 2006, Orlando, Florida, March 20-24, 2006, p. 66. Olga Kosheleva and Hector Giron, "Technology in K-14: What Is the Best Way to Teach Digital Natives?", Abstracts of the 2006 International SUN Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 3-4, 2006, p. 14. Olga Kosheleva, Ana Medina-Rusch, and Vera Ioudina, "The Critical Role of Technology in Pre-Service Teacher's Math Education", Abstracts of the 2006 International SUN Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 3-4, 2006, p. 23. Vladik Kreinovich, Ann Gates, and Olga Kosheleva, "Helping Students to Become Researchers: What We Can Gain from Russian Experience", Abstracts of the 2006 International SUN Conference on Teaching and Learning, El Paso, Texas, March 3-4, 2006, pp. 17-18. *Jessica Acosta, Olga Kosheleva, Ana Rusch, and Judith Munter, "Parent Power Night as an important factor in future teachers' education: a multi-year study of changes in Parent Power Nights implementation and their effect on UTEP's students' learning", Abstracts of the 2nd Annual College of Education Summer Research Conference, El Paso, Texas, June 27, 2005. *Jessica Melendez, *Jessica Acosta, *Abel Villanueva, and Olga Kosheleva, "Development of critical thinking and critical abilities of GT students: incorporations of Tablet PCs into the K4-K6 program", Abstracts of the 2nd Annual College of Education Summer Research Conference, El Paso, Texas, June 27, 2005. Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Egyptian Fractions Revisited", Abstracts of the 2005 Meeting of the Southwestern Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), April 1-2, 2005, p. 6. Josefina Tinajero, William Robertson, and Olga Kosheleva, "School University Collaboration at UTEP: Problem-Based Learning in Teacher Preparation for Science and Mathematics", Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Science in Basic Education "The Impact Of Training And Professional Development Of Teachers In The Success Of Inquiry Based Science Teaching Systems In Basic Education", Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, March 16-18, 2005 pdf file *Monica Jaloma, *Jessica Melendez, and Olga Kosheleva, "Math activities using Tablet PCs", Abstracts of the 12th Annual Bilingual Educators Emphasizing Master Standards (BEEMS) Conference, El Paso, Texas, March 10-12, 2005. Virgilio Gonzalez and Olga Kosheleva, "Creation and application of mobile computer classrooms for teaching and assessment", Abstracts of the Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "What Are Your Students Learning - and How Do You Know?", El Paso, Texas, March 4-5, 2005, p. 14. Olga Kosheleva, Judith Munter, Hector Giron, Larry Lesser, Ellen Treadway, and *Sylvia Peregrino, "Parent Power Nights: building commitment and community" Abstracts of the Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "What Are Your Students Learning - and How Do You Know?", El Paso, Texas, March 4-5, 2005, p. 15. Olga Kosheleva, *Selena Sanchez, and *Irene Rodriguez, "Students' and faculty opinions: how to become an effective teacher in the 21st centure", Abstracts of the Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "What Are Your Students Learning - and How Do You Know?", El Paso, Texas, March 4-5, 2005, p. 19. Olga Kosheleva, Judith Munter, Carolyn Awalt, Ellen Treadway, and Virgilio Gonzalez, "New methods of teaching and assessment using TabletPC technology in the classroom", Abstracts of the Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "What Are Your Students Learning - and How Do You Know?", El Paso, Texas, March 4-5, 2005, p. 23. Olga Kosheleva and Ana Rusch, "Gambling with fractions!", Abstracts of the Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "What Are Your Students Learning - and How Do You Know?", El Paso, Texas, March 4-5, 2005, p. 24. Elena Izquierdo and Olga Kosheleva, "From micro to macro: lessons learned", Abstracts of the Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "What Are Your Students Learning - and How Do You Know?", El Paso, Texas, March 4-5, 2005, p. 26. Olga Kosheleva, Larry Lesser, *Monica Jaloma, and *Jessica Bloom, "Creating and teaching math activities at Parent Power Nights", Abstracts of the 1st Annual Better Beginning Conference (ABC), A Seminar for Novice Educators, El Paso, Texas, February 5, 2005, p. 15. Josephina Tinajero, Bill Robertson, Olga Kosheleva, and *Jessica Melendez, "The impact of training and professional development of teachers in the success of an inquiry based science teaching system in basic education", Materials of the 2nd Preliminary Meeting towards the 3rd International Conference on Science in Basic Education, El Paso, Texas, January 14, 2005. *Erika Romero and Olga Kosheleva, "Algebraic reasoning `Handshakes' approach", Abstracts of the 7th Annual Fall Conference of the Greater El Paso Council of Teachers of Mathematics GEPCTM "Focus on Math - Magnify Your Options!", El Paso, Texas, October 23, 2004 Ana Rusch and Olga Kosheleva, "Connection between probability and fractions", 7th Annual Fall Conference of the Greater El Paso Council of Teachers of Mathematics GEPCTM "Focus on Math - Magnify Your Options!", El Paso, Texas, October 23, 2004 Olga Kosheleva, *Monica Jaloma, *Jessica Melendez, "Parents can help children learn mathematics better", Texas Association for Bilingual Education (TABE) Parent Institute, Embracing Diversity: The Path to the Future/ Instituto Para Padres, Abrazando la Diversidad: El Paso al Futuro, Canutillo, Texas, October 20, 2004. Olga Kosheleva, *Monica Jaloma, *Jessica Melendez, "Los Padres como los mejores Maestros de Matematicas", Texas Association for Bilingual Education (TABE) Parent Institute, Embracing Diversity: The Path to the Future/ Instituto Para Padres, Abrazando la Diversidad: El Paso al Futuro, Canutillo, Texas, October 20, 2004. *Monica Jaloma, *Jeanette Reza, Olga Kosheleva, and Judith Munter, "Parents and teachers doing math together: examples from pre-service teachers' experience in elementary and middle schools", Abstracts of the 1st Annual College of Education Summer Research Conference, El Paso, Texas, June 17, 2004, p. 14. Olga Kosheleva, Hamide Dogan-Dunlap, and Elena Izquierdo, "Changing Student's perception in the study of Mathematics, Pedagogy and Math Methods", Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Section of the Mathematical Association of America and ArizMATYC, Flagstaff, Arizona, April 2-3, 2004. Olga Kosheleva and Ahmed Abdelfattah, "Successfull Collaborative Teaching: Math Content and Math Methods", Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Section of the Mathematical Association of America and ArizMATYC, Flagstaff, Arizona, April 2-3, 2004. Martha Casas, Olga Kosheleva, and Jeanne Allison, "Mathematics and Pedagogical Content Make Good Bedfellows!", Abstracts of the Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "Cooperative, Collaborative, and Team-Based Learning", El Paso, Texas, March 5-6, 2004, p. 6. Elena Izquierdo, Olga Kosheleva, and Hamide Dogan-Dunlap, "An Integrated, Collaborative Field Based Approach to Teaching and Learning Mathematics: Developing a Deeper Understanding of Content and Pedagogy", Abstracts of the Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "Cooperative, Collaborative, and Team-Based Learning", El Paso, Texas, March 5-6, 2004, p. 10. Judith Munter, Olga Kosheleva, Hector Giron, and *Kyann McMillie, "Campus/Community Collaboration: UTEP-Canutillo Educators Team Up to Enhance Learning", Abstracts of the Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "Cooperative, Collaborative, and Team-Based Learning", El Paso, Texas, March 5-6, 2004, p. 14. Elena Izquierdo, Olga Kosheleva, and Hamide Dogan, "An integrated, collaborative filed based approach to teaching and learning mathematics: developing a deeper understanding of content and pedagogy", Abstracts of the Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "Critical Thinking and Independent Learning", El Paso, Texas, March 7-8, 2003, p. 6. Hamide Dogan-Dunlap, Elena Izquierdo, and Olga Kosheleva, "Higher-order thinking through project-based teaching", Abstracts of the Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning "Critical Thinking and Independent Learning", El Paso, Texas, March 7-8, 2003, p. 10. Hamide Dunlap-Dogan, Olga Kosheleva, and Elena Izquierdo, "Outcome of a Collaboration Between two University Departments: Mathematics and Education", Fifth Annual Mathematics Education Institute, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, March 16-19, 2002 (e-publication).

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Olga Kosheleva, Task-Specific Metrics and Optimized Rate Allocation Applied to Part 2 of JPEG2000 and 3-D Meteorological Data, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Texas at El Paso, August 2003.## Research Book Chapters

Olga Kosheleva, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Why Tensors?", In: Martine Ceberio and Vladik Kreinovich (eds.), Constraint Programming and Decision Making, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2014, pp. 75-78. pdf file Karen Villaverde, Olga Kosheleva, and Martine Ceberio, "Why Ellipsoid Constraints, Ellipsoid Clusters, and Riemannian Space-Time: Dvoretzky's Theorem Revisited", In: Martine Ceberio and Vladik Kreinovich (eds.), Constraint Programming and Decision Making, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2014, pp. 203-207. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, Towards Optimal Compression of Meteorological Data: A Case Study of Using Interval-Motivated Overestimators in Global Optimization. In: A. Torn and J. Zilinskas (eds.), Models and Algorithms for Global Optimization, Springer, New York, 2007, pp. 59-71. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file.## Journal papers

Vladik Kreinovich, Olga Kosheleva, Scott A. Starks, *Kavitha Tupelly, Gracaliz P. Dimuro, Antonio Carlos da Rocha Costa, and Karen Villaverde, "From Intervals to Domains: Towards a General Description of Validated Uncertainty, with Potential Applications to Geospatial and Meteorological Data", Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 2007, Vol. 199, No. 2, pp. 411-417. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Olga M. Kosheleva, Bryan E. Usevitch, Sergio D. Cabrera, and Edward Vidal, Jr., "Distortion Optimal Bit Allocation Methods for Volumetric Data Using JPEG 2000", IEEE Transactions On Image Processing, 2006, Vol. 15, No. 8, pp. 2106-2112. pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, "On the Optimal Choice of Quality Metric In Image Compression: A Soft Computing Approach", Soft Computing, 2004, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 268-273. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. *Rami Al-Jamal, Samir Manoli, Alejandro E. Brito, and Olga Kosheleva, "Interval + Communications = Walsh: For Signal Multiplexing Under Interval Uncertainty, Walsh Functions are Optimal", Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, 2003, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 1-6. Keith Worden, Roberto Osegueda, Carlos Ferregut, Soheil Nazarian, *Debra L. George, *Mary J. George, Vladik Kreinovich, Olga Kosheleva and Sergio Cabrera, "Interval Methods in Non-Destructive Testing of Material Structures", Reliable Computing, 2001, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 341-352. Compressed PostScript file. O. Kosheleva, S. D. Cabrera, G. A. Gibson, and *M. Koshelev, "Fast implementations of morphological operations using Fast Fourier Transform (FFT)", Geombinatorics, 1999, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 86-92. pdf file. *A. E. Brito and O. Kosheleva, "Interval + Image = Wavelet: For Image Processing under Interval Uncertainty, Wavelets are Optimal", Reliable Computing, 1998, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 291-301. pdf file. O. Kosheleva, S. D. Cabrera, G. A. Gibson, and *M. Koshelev, "Fast Implementations of Fuzzy Arithmetic Operations Using Fast Fourier Transform (FFT)", Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 1997, Vol. 91, No. 2, pp. 269-277. pdf file. V. Kreinovich, A. Bernat, O. Kosheleva, A. M. Finkelstein. Interval estimates for closure-phase and closure-amplitude imaging in radio astronomy. Interval Computations, 1992, Vol. 2, No. 2(4), pp. 51-71. A. M. Finkelstein, O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. On the uniqueness of image reconstruction from the amplitude of radiointerferometric responses, Astrophysics and Space Science, 1983, Vol. 92, No. 1, pp. 31-36. A. F. Dravskykh, O. M. Kosheleva, A. M. Finkelstein, P. A. Fridman. Possibility of using a reference-object method to form a phase-stable multielement long-baseline interferometric system. Proceedings of the Special Astrophysical Observatory, Zelenchuk, 1982, Vol. 16, pp. 83-89 (in Russian); English translation in Bulletin of the Special Astrophysical Observatory - North Caucasus, Allerton Press, N. Y., Vol. 16, 1984, pp. 72-80. A. F. Dravskikh, O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich, A. M. Finkelstein. Optimization of the procedure for measuring arcs by radiointerferometry, Pisma v Astron. Zhurnal, 1979, Vol. 5, No. 8, pp. 422-425 (in Russian); English translation: Soviet Astronomy Letters, 1979, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 227-228. A. F. Dravskikh, O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich, A. M. Finkelstein. The method of arcs and differential astrometry, Pisma v Astron. Zhurnal, 1979, Vol. 5, No. 6, pp. 300-303 (in Russian); English translation: Soviet Astronomy Letters, 1979, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 160-162.## Papers in refereed conference proceedings

Olga Kosheleva and Martine Ceberio, "Why Polynomial Formulas in Soft Computing, Decision Making, etc.?", Proceedings of the World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2010, Barcelona, Spain, July 18-23, 2010, pp. 3310-3314. pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Why Tensors?", In: Martine Ceberio (ed.), Abstracts of the Second Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProD'09, El Paso, Texas, November 9-10, 2009, pp. 20-23. pdf file. *Gang Xiang, Andrzej Pownuk, Olga Kosheleva, and Scott A. Starks, "Von Mises Failure Criterion in Mechanics of Materials: How to Efficiently Use it Under Interval and Fuzzy Uncertainty", In: Marek Reformat and Michael R. Berthold (eds.), Proceedings of the 26th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2007, San Diego, California, June 24-27, 2007, pp. 570-575. Compressed Postscript file; pdf file. *J. L. Melchor, Jr., S. D. Cabrera, *A. Aguirre, O. M. Kosheleva, E. Vidal, Jr., "JAVA implemented MSE optimal bit-rate allocation applied to 3-D hyperspectral imagery using JPEG2000 compression", In: Bormin Huang, Roger W. Heymann, Charles C. Wang (eds.), Satellite Data Compression, Communications, and Archiving, Proceedings of the SPIE/International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 5889, San Diego, California, August 2005, pp. 24-34. Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, Guenter Mayer, and Hung T. Nguyen, "Computing the Cube of an Interval Matrix Is NP-Hard", Proceedings of the 20th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing SAC'2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 13-17, 2005, pp. 1449-1453. pdf file. Olga M. Kosheleva, Sergio D. Cabrera, Bryan E. Usevitch, *Alberto Aguirre, and Edward Vidal, Jr., "MSE optimal bit-rate allocation in JPEG2000 Part 2 compression applied to a 3-D data set", In: Mark S. Schmalz (ed.), Mathematics of Data/Image Coding, Compression, and Encryption VII, with Applications, Proceedings of the SPIE/International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 5561, Denver, Colorado, August 2-6, 2004, pp. 51-61. pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, Sergio Cabrera, and Edward Vidal Jr., "Optimal Bit Allocation for Maximum Absolute Error Distortion in the Application of JPEG2000 Part 2", Proceedings of the 11th IEEE Digital Signal Processing Workshop DSP'04, Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, August 1-4, 2004, pp. 134-138. pdf file. *Vikram Jayaram, Bryan Usevitch, and Olga Kosheleva, "Detection from Hyperspectral Images Compressed Using Rate Distortion and Optimization Techniques Under JPEG2000 Part 2", Proceedings of the 11th IEEE Digital Signal Processing Workshop DSP'04, Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, August 1-4, 2004, pp. 111-114. pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, Sergio Cabrera, Brian Usevitch, and Edward Vidal, Jr., "How to Best Compress 3-D Measurement Data under Given Guaranteed Accuracy", Proceedings of the 10th IMEKO TC7 International Symposium, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, June 30-July 2, 2004, Vol. 1, pp. 217-222. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, Brian Usevitch, and Edward Vidal, Jr., "Compressing 3D Measurement Data under Interval Uncertainty", In: Jack Dongarra, Kaj Madsen, and Jerzy Wasniewski (eds.), PARA'04 Workshop on State-of-the-Art in Scientific Computing, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2006, Vol. 3732, pp. 142-150. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, Sergio Cabrera, Brian Usevitch, and Edward Vidal, Jr., "Compressing 3D Measurement Data under Interval Uncertainty", Proceedings of the Workshop on State-of-the-Art in Scientific Computing PARA'04, Lyngby, Denmark, June 20-23, 2004, Vol. 1, pp. 79-85. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, *Alberto Aguirre, Sergio D. Cabrera, and Edward Vidal, Jr., "Assessment of KLT and Bit-Allocation Strategies in the Application of JPEG2000 to the Battlescale Forecast Meteorological Data", Proc. IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS'03, Toulouse, France, July 21-25, 2003, Vol. 6, pp. 3589-3591. pdf file. Vladik Kreinovich, Scott A. Starks, Olga Kosheleva, and Andrei Finkelstein, "Open-ended configurations of radio telescopes: towards optimal design", Proceedings of the 2002 World Automation Congress WAC'2002, Orlando, Florida, June 9-13, 2002, pp. 101-106. Olga Kosheleva and Sergio D. Cabrera, "Application of Task-Specific Metrics in JPEG2000 ROI Compression", Proceedings of the IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, April 7-9, 2002, pp. 163-167. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Hung T. Nguyen, "On the Optimal Choice of Quality Metric in Image Compression", Proceedings of the IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, April 7-9, 2002, pp. 116-120. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. *Rami Al-Jamal, Samir Manoli, *Alejandro E. Brito, and Olga Kosheleva, "Interval + Communications = Walsh: For Signal Multiplexing Under Interval Uncertainty, Walsh Functions are Optimal", Proceedings of the Joint 9th World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association and 20th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society IFSA/NAFIPS 2001, Vancouver, Canada, July 25-28, 2001, pp. 1677-1681. Hung T. Nguyen, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Liya Ding, "On the Optimal Choice of Quality Metric In Image Compression: A Soft Computing Approach", Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision ICARCV'2000, Singapore, December 5-8, 2000. Compressed Postscript file. Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Yeung Yam, "On the Optimal Choice of Quality Metric in Image Compression," Proceedings of the International Symposium of Smart Structures and Microsystems, Shatin, Hong Kong, Oct. 19-21, 2000, Paper C3-3. Compressed Postscript file. Olga Kosheleva, *Carlos Mendoza, and Sergio D. Cabrera, "Segmentation-Adaptive DCT-based Compression and Evaluation on FLIR Images", Proceedings of SCI'2000/ISAS'2000 Conference, Orlando, FL, July 2000. *S. Gibson, O. Kosheleva, L. Longpre, B. Penn, and S. A. Starks, "An Optimal FFT-Based Algorithm for Mosaicking Images, With Applications to Satellite Imaging and Web Search" Proceedings of the Joint Conferences in Information Sciences JCIS'2000, Atlantic City, NJ, February 27-March 3, 2000, Vol. I, pp. 248-251. O. Kosheleva, *C. Mendoza, and S. D. Cabrera, "Task-specific image quality metrics for lossy compression", In: I. Kadar (ed.), Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition VIII, Proceedings of the SPIE/International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 3720, Orlando, FL, 1999, pp. 397-408. PostScript file O. M. Kosheleva, *C. A. Mendoza, *J. S. Perez, and S. D. Cabrera, "Metrics for evaluation and control of lossy compression effects on the processing of SMD images", In: J. Ramirez-Angulo (ed), Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Las Cruces, New Mexico, August 8-11, 1999, Vol. 2, pp. 1147-1150. PostScript file K. Worden, R. Osegueda, C. Ferregut, S. Nazarian, *D. L. George, *M. J. George, V. Kreinovich, O. Kosheleva, and S. Cabrera, "Interval Methods in Non-Destructive Testing of Aerospace Structures and in Mammography", International Conference on Interval Methods and their Application in Global Optimization (INTERVAL'98), April 20-23, Nanjing, China, Extended Abstracts, 1998, pp. 152-154. O. Kosheleva, *Jesus Arenas, *Mariano Aguirre, *Carlos Mendoza, and S. D. Cabrera, "Compression degradation metrics for analysis of consistency in microcalcification detection", Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation, April 5-7, Tucson, Arizona, USA, pp. 35-40. PostScript file K. Worden, R. Osegueda, C. Ferregut, S. Nazarian, *E. Rodriguez, *D. L. George, *M. J. George, V. Kreinovich, O. Kosheleva, and S. Cabrera, "Interval Approach to Non-Destructive Testing of Aerospace Structures and to Mammography", 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. *A. E. Brito, O. M. Kosheleva, and S. D. Cabrera, "Multi-Resolution Data Processing is Optimal: Case Study of Detecting Surface Mounted Devices", Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Semiotics (ISAS'97), National Institute of Standards and Technology Publ., Gaithersburg, MD, 1997, pp. 157-161. *M. Hampton and O. Kosheleva, "Fast Fuzzy Arithmetic Operations", Proceedings of the NASA University Research Centers Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 16-19, 1997, pp. 319-324. O. Kosheleva, S. D. Cabrera, G. A. Gibson, and *M. Koshelev, "Fast Implementations of Fuzzy Arithmetic Operations Using Fast Fourier Transform (FFT)", Proceedings of the 1996 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, New Orleans, September 8-11, 1996, Vol. 3, pp. 1958-1964. B. Bouchon-Meunier, H. T. Nguyen, V. Kreinovich, and O. Kosheleva, "Optimization with soft constraints: case of fuzzy intervals", In: L. Hall, H. Ying, R. Langari, and J. Yen (eds.), NAFIPS/IFIS/NASA'94, Proceedings of the First International Joint Conference of The North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Biannual Conference, The Industrial Fuzzy Control and Intelligent Systems Conference, and The NASA Joint Technology Workshop on Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic, San Antonio, December 18-21, 1994, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 177-179. A. F. Dravskykh, O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich, A. M. Finkelstein. An algorithm for optimal choice of the observation regime when constructing arcs catalogue, Proceedings of the IX National Radioastronomical Conference, Erevan, 1978, pp. 216-218 (in Russian). A. F. Dravskykh, O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich, A. M. Finkelstein. Applications of the arc catalogue to coordinate measurements and the problems of geodesy and astrometry, Proceedings of the IX National Radioastronomical Conference, Erevan, 1978, pp. 218-220 (in Russian).## Abstracts and technical reports

Karen Villaverde, Olga Kosheleva, and Martine Ceberio, "Why Ellipsoid Constraints, Ellipsoid Clusters, and Riemannian Space-Time: Dvoretzky's Theorem Revisited", Abstracts of the 8th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, El Paso, Texas, November 13, 2010. M. Ceberio, O. Kosheleva, V. Kreinovich, G. R. Keller, *R. Araiza, *M. Averill, and *G. Xiang, "Data Processing in the Presence of Interval Uncertainty and Erroneous Measurements: Practical Problems, Results, Challenges", Abstracts of the Second Scandinavian Workshop on Interval Methods And Their Applications, Lyngby, Denmark, August 25-27, 2005, pp. 27-28. Vladik Kreinovich, Gracaliz P. Dimuro, Antonio Carlos da Rocha Costa, Olga Kosheleva, Scott A. Starks, *Kavitha Tupelly, and Karen Villaverde, "From Intervals to Domains: A General Description of Validated Uncertainty, with Applications to Geospatial and Meteorological Data", Abstracts of the 11th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Validated Numerics SCAN'2004, Fukuoka, Japan, October 4-8, 2004, pp. 72-73. Olga Kosheleva, Sergio Cabrera, and Brian Usevitch, "Compressing 3D Measurement Data under Interval Uncertainty", Abstracts of the Workshop on State-of-the-Art in Scientific Computing PARA'04, Lyngby, Denmark, June 20-23, 2004, pp. 32-33. Olga Kosheleva, Brian Usevitch, Sergio Cabrera, and Edward Vidal, Jr., "MSE Optimal Bit Allocation in the Application of JPEG2000 Part 2 to Meteorological Data", Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE Data Compression Conference DCC'2004, Snowbird, Utah, March 23-25, 2004, p. 546. pdf file. Vladik Kreinovich, *Alejandro E. Brito, and Olga Kosheleva, "Haar and Walsh Functions are Optimal for Image Processing and Data Multiplexing under Interval Uncertainty", Abstracts of the First SIAM Conference on Imaging Science, Boston, Massachusetts, March 4-6, 2002, p. 32. Vladik Kreinovich and Olga Kosheleva, "Towards the Optimal Choice of Quality Metric in Image Compression", Abstracts of the First SIAM Conference on Imaging Science, Boston, Massachusetts, March 4-6, 2002, p. 30. Olga Kosheleva and Sergio Cabrera, "Generalized Task-Specific Metrics for Compression Degradation Evaluation", Abstracts of the First SIAM Conference on Imaging Science, Boston, Massachusetts, March 4-6, 2002, pp. 52-53. *A. Mojica-Campbell, *C. Mendoza, O. Kosheleva, and S. D. Cabrera, "Recognition of digits in Surface Mounted Device (SMD) images", 1999 Student Research Exposition, The University of Texas at El Paso, October 14, 1999, El Paso, TX, Abstracts. O. Kosheleva, "Why Sinc? Signal Processing Helps Fuzzy Control", SC-COSMIC, South Central Computational Sciences in Minority Institutions Consortium, Second Student Conference in Computational Sciences, October 25-27, 1996, El Paso, TX, Abstracts, pp. 19-21. O. Kosheleva, *S. Cherukuri, S. D. Cabrera, and G. A. Gibson, "A modularly configured attached processor for Fast Fourier Transform", SC-COSMIC, South Central Computational Sciences in Minority Institutions Consortium, First Student Conference in Computational Sciences, October 21-22, 1995, Houston, TX, Abstracts, pp. 30-31. O. M. Kosheleva, A. Bernat, A. Finkelstein, and V. Kreinovich. Interval estimates for closure-phase and closure-amplitude imaging in radio astronomy. Abstracts for a Workshop on Interval Methods in Artificial Intelligence, Lafayette, LA, 1993, p. 18. O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich, B. S. Minchenko, A modification of the CLEAN algorithm of radioimage reconstruction. Proceedings of the XYII National Radioastronomical Conference, Erevan, 1985, p. 123 (in Russian). O. M. Kosheleva. On general measurement theory. 1. When are given measurements sufficient? Abstracts of American Mathematical Society, 1980, Vol. 1, No. 6, p. 579 (publ. No. 80T-C42). O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. A new method of super-precise VLBI measurements without quasars, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1979, Vol. 26, No. 5, p. A-437. O. M. Kosheleva. The simplest radioimage among all consistent with observations, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1979, Vol. 26, No. 5, p. A-439. (publ. No. 79T-C59). O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. A new method of reconstructing nonnegative functions from the results of approximate measurements, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1979, Vol. 26, No. 4, p. A-386. O. M. Kosheleva. Sufficiency proof and error estimates for closure phase method, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1979, Vol. 26, No. 4, p. A-386. (publ. No. 79T-C45). O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich, A. M. Finkelstein. A modified method of reconstructing images in VLBI using closure phases, Proceedings of the IX National Radioastronomical Conference, Erevan, 1978, pp. 222-223 (in Russian). A. F. Dravskykh, O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich, A. M. Finkelstein. On the connection between arc method and differential astrometry, Proceedings of the IX National Radioastronomical Conference, Erevan, 1978, pp. 220-221 (in Russian).

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## Geometry and its Applications

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## Journal papers

Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Dialect or a New Language: A Possible Explanation of the 70% Mutual Intelligibility Threshold", International Mathematical Forum, 2014, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 189-192. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Stochastic Causality Is Inconsistent with the Lorentz Group", Mathematical Structures and Modelling, 2013, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 15-20. pdf file Vladik Kreinovich and Olga Kosheleva, "Is Langrangian Formalism Adequately Describing Energy Conservation?", Mathematical Structures and Modelling, 2013, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 21-27. pdf file A. G. Aksoy, Z. Glassman, O. Kosheleva, and V. Kreinovich, "From Urysohn's Universal Metric Space to a Universal Space-Time", Mathematical Structures and Modelling, 2013, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 28-34. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Brans-Dicke Scalar-Tensor Theory of Gravitation May Explain Time Asymmetry of Physical Processes", Mathematical Structures and Modeling, 2013, Vol. 27, pp. 28-37. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and *Francisco Zapata, "Kinematic Spaces and de Vries Algebras: Towards Possible Physical Meaning of de Vries Algebras", Mathematical Structures and Modeling, 2012, Vol. 25, pp. 91-99. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, "Geometry of Cockroach Paths: A Possible Explanation", Geombinatorics, 2009, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 7-13. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "On chromatic numbers of space-times: open problems", Geombinatorics, 2009, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 14-17. pdf file Vladik Kreinovich and Olga Kosheleva, "From (Idealized) Exact Causality-Preserving Transformations to Practically Useful Approximately-Preserving Ones: A General Approach", International Journal of Theoretical Physics, 2008, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 1083-1091. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file Olga Kosheleva, "Rational trigonometry: computational viewpoint", Geombinatorics, 2008, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 18-25. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Vladik Kreinovich and Olga Kosheleva, "Computational Complexity of Determining Which Statements about Causality Hold in Different Space-Time Models", Theoretical Computer Science, 2008, Vol. 405, No. 1-2, pp. 50-63. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file Scott A. Starks, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Kaluza-Klein 5D Ideas Made Fully Geometric", International Journal of Theoretical Physics, 2006, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 589-601. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Vladik Kreinovich, Scott A. Starks, *Dima Iourinski, Olga Kosheleva, and Andrei Finkelstein, "Open-ended configurations of radio telescopes: a geometrical analysis", Geombinatorics, 2003, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 79-85. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. M. Auguston, *M. Koshelev, and O. Kosheleva, "Even for non-point events, causality implies the Lorentz group", International Journal of Theoretical Physics, 1998, Vol. 37, No. 11, pp. 2851-2856. pdf file. A. Levichev and O. Kosheleva, "Intervals in Space-Time", Reliable Computing, 1998, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 109-112. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. O. Kosheleva, V. Kreinovich, A. M. Finkelstein, and *S. Chan, "On geometry of radio antenna placements", Geombinatorics, 1998, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 46-49. Postscript file. A. Finkelstein, O. Kosheleva, and V. Kreinovich, Astrogeometry: towards mathematical foundations, International Journal of Theoretical Physics, 1997, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 1009-1020. File in LaTeX, in Compressed PostScript, and in pdf. Andrei Finkelstein, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Astrogeometry: geometry explains shapes of celestial bodies", Geombinatorics, 1997, Vol. VI, No. 4, pp. 125-139. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. A. Finkelstein, O. Kosheleva, and V. Kreinovich, "Astrogeometry, error estimation, and other applications of set-valued analysis", ACM SIGNUM Newsletter, 1996, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 3-25. O. Kosheleva and V. Kreinovich, "How to measure arbitrary distances using a given standard length (i.e., a stick with two marks on it): it is necessary, it is theoretically possible, it is feasible", Geombinatorics, 1996, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 142-155. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. O. Kosheleva and V. Kreinovich, "Unit-distance preserving theorem is locally non-trivial", Geombinatorics, 1995, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 119-128. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. O. Kosheleva, V. Kreinovich, and *R. Labiaga. Inter-stellar travel and simple geometrical combinatorics: how many trajectory corrections are necessary?, Geombinatorics, 1994, Vol. 4, No. 4 (April), pp. 129-136. O. Kosheleva, V. Kreinovich, Geombinatorics, computational complexity, and saving environment: let's start, Geombinatorics, 1994, Vol. 3, No. 3 (January), pp. 90-99. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. V. Kreinovich, O. M. Kosheleva, An application of logic to combinatorial geometry: how many tetrahedra are equidecomposable with a cube?, Mathematical Logic Quarterly, 1994, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 31-34. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. O. Kosheleva, V. Kreinovich, and A. Gerasimov, Geometry of emotions revisited: why do emotions form a circle?, Cybernetics and Systems, 1993, Vol. 24, No. 6, pp. 547-565. O. M. Kosheleva. Axiomatization of volume in elementary geometry, Siberian Mathematical Journal, 1980, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 106-114 (in Russian); English translation in Siberian Mathematical Journal, 1980, Vol. 21, pp. 78-85.## Publications in refereed conference proceedings

Vladik Kreinovich and Olga Kosheleva, "Towards a More Natural Proof of Metrization Theorem for Space-Times", Proceedings of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2010, Barcelona, Spain, July 18-23, 2010, pp. 3098-3105. pdf file## Abstracts and technical reports

P. G. Vroegindeweij, V. Kreinovich, and O. Kosheleva. Note on a physical application of the main theorem of chronogeometry, Memorandum, Technological University, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 1979, 7 pp. O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Inevitability of collapse for the arbitrary equation of state, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1979, Vol. 26, No. 2, p. A-218.

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## Algebraic Techniques and Their Applications

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## Journal papers

*Francisco Zapata, *Essau Ramirez, *Joel A. Lopez, and Olga Kosheleva, "Strings lead to lattice-type causality", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2011, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 154-160. pdf file. O. Kosheleva and V. Kreinovich, "Only Intervals Preserve the Invertibility of Arithmetic Operations", Reliable Computing, 1999, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 385-394. O. Kosheleva, S. D. Cabrera, G. A. Gibson, and *S. Cherukuri, "Interval Estimates for Signal Processing: Special Purpose Hardware", Reliable Computing, 1999, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 175-196. O. Kosheleva and P. G. Vroegindeweij, "When is the product of intervals also an interval?", Reliable Computing, 1998, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 179-190. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. B. Bouchon-Meunier, O. Kosheleva, V. Kreinovich, and H. T. Nguyen, "Fuzzy numbers are the only fuzzy sets that keep invertible operations invertible", Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 1997, Vol. 91, No. 2, pp. 155-163. File in LaTeX, uses amssymbols.sty. P. G. Vroegindeweij, V. Kreinovich, and O. M. Kosheleva. From a connected, partially ordered set of events to a field of time intervals, Foundations of Physics, 1980, Vol. 10, No. 5/6, pp. 469-484 P. G. Vroegindewey, V. Kreinovich, and O. M. Kosheleva. An extension of a theorem of A. D. Alexandrov to a class of partially ordered fields, Proc. of the Koninglijke Nederl. Akad. van Wetenschappen, 1979, Vol. 82(3), ser. A, Sept. 21, pp. 363-376.## Publications in refereed conference proceedings

Olga Kosheleva, Guenter Mayer, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Towards a General Description of Interval Multiplication: Algebraic Analysis and Its Relation to t-Norms", In: Marek Reformat and Michael R. Berthold (eds.), Proceedings of the 26th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2007, San Diego, California, June 24-27, 2007, pp. 543-548. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. B. Bouchon-Meunier, O. Kosheleva, V. Kreinovich, and H. T. Nguyen, "Fuzzy Numbers are the Only Fuzzy Sets That Keep Invertible Operations Invertible", Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems (IPMU'96), Granada, Spain, July 1-5, 1996, Vol. 2, pp. 1049-1054.## Abstracts and technical reports

*Carlos de la Mora, Piotr Wojciechowski, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Scott A. Starks, "Robust Methodology for Characterizing System Response to Damage: Approach Based on Partial Order", Abstracts of the 4-th International Conference on Large-Scale Scientific Computations, Sozopol, Bulgaria, June 4-8, 2003, pp. B-34 - B-35. O. M. Kosheleva and V. Ya. Kreinovich, "On definability in categories", In: Yu. Velinov and R. Lozanov, Summaries, East European Category Seminar, Predela, Bulgaria, 1989, pp. 27-28. O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich, A. M. Finkelstein. Group-theoretic approach to foundations of space-time theory. Proceedings of the Symposium on Global Geometry and Foundations of Relativity, Novosibirsk, 1982, pp. 76-78 (in Russian) O. M. Kosheleva. Definability in categories. 7. Ultimateness and applications. Abstracts of American Mathematical Society, 1981, Vol. 2, No. 2, p. 294 (publ. No. 81T-18-1). O. M. Kosheleva. Definability in categories. 5. Categories. Abstracts of American Mathematical Society, 1981, Vol. 2, No. 1, p. 234. O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Definability in categories. 6. Strong definability, Abstracts of American Mathematical Society, 1980, Vol. 1, No. 6, p. 555 (publ. No. 80T-A172). O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Definability in categories. 3. Topological spaces. Abstracts of American Mathematical Society, 1980, Vol. 1, No. 7, p. 618 (publ. No. 80T-A229). O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Definability in categories. 1. Groups. Abstracts of American Mathematical Society, 1980, Vol. 1, No. 5, p. 472 (publ. No. 80T-A137). O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Diophantine equivalent of a generalized Riemann hypothesis, Recursive Functions Theory: Newsletter, 1979, No. 19, pp. 3-4 (publ. No. 221). O. M. Kosheleva, V.Ya. Kreinovich. On non-decomposibility of some categories, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1978, Vol. 25, No. 6, p. A-573 (publ. No. 78T-A169). O. M. Kosheleva. Theorem on category of functors F(A,A), Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1978, Vol. 25, No. 6, p. A-573 (publ. No. 78T-A168). O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Algebraic analysis of the notions of elementary and composite particles, Research Notes in Philosophy of Physics, Univ. of British Columbia, 1978, No. 2, 4 pp. O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Prime ideal theorem and the problem of completeness of a physical theory, Research Notes in Philosophy of Physics, Univ. of British Columbia, 1978, No. 1, 4 pp.

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## Applications of Probabilistic, Statistical, and other Uncertainty Techniques

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## Book chapters

Martine Ceberio, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Simplicity Is Worse Than Theft: A Constraint-Based Explanation of a Seemingly Counter-Intuitive Russian Saying", In: Martine Ceberio and Vladik Kreinovich (eds.), Constraint Programming and Decision Making, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2014, pp. 9-14. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Adding Constraints -- A (Seemingly Counterintuitive but) Useful Heuristic in Solving Difficult Problems", In: Martine Ceberio and Vladik Kreinovich (eds.), Constraint Programming and Decision Making, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2014, pp. 79-84. pdf file Vladik Kreinovich and Olga Kosheleva, "Towards Dynamical Systems Approach to Fuzzy Clustering", In: Dmitri A. Viattchenin (ed.), Developments in Fuzzy Clustering, Vever Publ., Minsk, Belarus, 2009, pp. 10-35. pdf file. Hung T. Nguyen, Vladik Kreinovich, *J. Esteban Gamez, Francois Modave, and Olga Kosheleva, "Intermediate Degrees are Needed for the World to be Cognizable: Towards a New Justification for Fuzzy Logic Ideas", In: Aboul-Ella Hassanien and Ajith Abraham (ed.), Foundations of Computational Intelligence, Springer-Verlag, 2009, Vol. 2, pp. 53-74. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Hung T. Nguyen, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Scott Ferson, "Trade-Off Between Sample Size and Accuracy: Case of Dynamic Measurements under Interval Uncertainty", In: Van-Nam Huynh, Yoshiteru Nakamori, Hiroakira Ono, Jonathan Lawry, Vladik Kreinovich, and Hung T. Nguyen (eds.), Interval/Probabilistic Uncertainty and Non-classical Logics, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, 2008, pp. 45-56. Compressed Postscript file; pdf file.## Journal papers

*Aditi Barua, *Lalitha Snigdha Mudunuri, and Olga Kosheleva, "Why Trapezoidal and Triangular Membership Functions Work So Well: Towards a Theoretical Explanation", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2014, Vol. 8, to appear. pdf file *Riya George, *Suresh Subramanian, *Alejandro Vega, and Olga Kosheleva, Minimization of Average Sensitivity as a Method of Selecting Fuzzy Functions and Operations: Successes and Limitations, Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2014, Vol. 8, to appear. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Zipf's Law and 7+-2 Principle Lead to a Possible Explanation of Daniel's Law", International Mathematical Forum, 2014, Vol. 9, No. 8, pp. 391-396. pdf file *Francisco Zapata and Olga Kosheleva, "Possible and Necessary Orders, Equivalences, etc.: From Modal Logic to Modal Mathematics", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2013, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 208-218. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "For Describing Uncertainty, Ellipsoids Are Better than Generic Polyhedra and Probably Better than Boxes: A Remark", Mathematical Structures and Modeling, 2013, Vol. 27, pp. 38-41. pdf file Vladik Kreinovich and Olga Kosheleva, "How to Define Mean, Variance, etc., for Heavy-Tailed Distributions: A Fractal-Motivated Approach", International Journal of Innovative Management, Information & Production (IJIMIP), 2012, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 1-9. pdf file Luc Longpre and Olga Kosheleva, "Towards Unique Physically Meaningful Definitions of Random and Typical Objects", Mathematical Structures and Modeling, 2012, Vol. 26, pp. 49-56. pdf file Francisco Zapata, Olga Kosheleva, and Karen Villaverde, "How to Tell When a Product of Two Partially Ordered Spaces Has a Certain Property?", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2012, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 152-160. pdf file Karen Villaverde, Olga Kosheleva, and Martine Ceberio, "Computations under Time Constraints: Algorithms Developed for Fuzzy Computations Can Help", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2012, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 138-152. pdf file Francisco Zapata, Olga Kosheleva, and Karen Villaverde, "Product of Partially Ordered Sets (Posets), with Potential Applications to Uncertainty Logic and Space-Time Geometry", International Journal of Innovative Management, Information & Production (IJIMIP), 2011, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 10-28. pdf file Karen Villaverde and Olga Kosheleva, "Sometimes, Adding Uncertainty Can Decrease Privacy", International Journal of Innovative Management, Information & Production (IJIMIP), 2011, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 32-37. pdf file *David Mireles and Olga Kosheleva, "Uncertainty in Partially Ordered Sets as a Natural Generalization of Intervals: Negative Information Is Sufficient, Positive Is Not", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2011, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 96-101. pdf file *Jaruchat Busaba, *Sirima Suwan, and Olga Kosheleva, "A Faster Algorithm for Computing the Sum of p-Boxes", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2010, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 244-249. pdf file Karen Villaverde and Olga Kosheleva, "Ordering Subsets of (Partially) Ordered Sets: Representation Theorems", Applied Mathematical Sciences, 2010, Vol. 4, pp. 403-416. pdf file Hung T. Nguyen, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Scott Ferson, "Trade-Off Between Sample Size and Accuracy: Case of Measurements under Interval Uncertainty", International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, 2009, Vol. 50, No. 8, pp. 1164-1176. pdf file O. Kosheleva and V. Kreinovich, "Guesstimation: A New Justification of the Geometric Mean Heuristic", Applied Mathematical Sciences, 2009, Vol. 3, No. 47, pp. 2335-2342. pdf file A. M. Finkelstein, Olga Kosheleva, *Tanja Magoc, *Erik Madrid, Scott A. Starks, and *Julio Urenda, "To Properly Reflect Physicists' Reasoning about Randomness, We Also Need a Maxitive (Possibility) Measure and a General Notion of Boundedness", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2007, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 84-108. Compressed Postscript file; pdf file. Daniel J. Berleant, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Hung T. Nguyen, "Unimodality, Independence Lead to NP-Hardness of Interval Probability Problems", Reliable Computing, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 261-282. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. O. Kosheleva and V. Kreinovich, "Error estimation for indirect measurements: Interval computation problem is (slightly) harder than a similar probabilistic computational problem", Reliable Computing, 1999, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 81-95. O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. A letter on maximum entropy method, Nature, 1979, Vol. 281, No. 5733 (Oct. 25), pp. 708-709.## Papers in refereed conference proceedings

Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "How to compare different range estimations: a symmetry-based approach", Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Second International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management ICVRAM'2014 and Sixth International Symposium on Uncertainty Modelling and Analysis ISUMA'2014, Liverpool, UK, July 13-16, 2014, to appear. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Approximate Nature of Traditional Fuzzy Methodology Naturally Leads to Complex-Valued Fuzzy Degrees", Proceedings of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2014, Beijing, China, July 6-11, 2014, to appear. pdf file Hung T. Nguyen, Vladik Kreinovich, and Olga Kosheleva, " 'And'- and 'Or'-Operations for 'Double', 'Triple', etc. Fuzzy Sets", Proceedings of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2014, Beijing, China, July 6-11, 2014, to appear. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Decision Making under Interval Uncertainty: What Can and What Cannot Be Computed in Linear Time and in Real Time", Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing REC'2014, Chicago, Illinois, May 25-28, 2014, to appear. pdf file Vladik Kreinovich and Olga Kosheleva, "Logic of Scientific Discovery: How Physical Induction Affects What Is Computable", Proceedings of the The International Interdisciplinary Conference Philosophy, Mathematics, Linguistics: Aspects of Interaction 2014 PhML'2014, St. Petersburg, Russia, April 21-25, 2014, to appear. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Thavatchai Ngamsantivong, "Fuzzy Sets Can Be Interpreted as Limits of Crisp Sets, and This Can Help to Fuzzify Crisp Notions", Proceedings of 3rd World Conference on Soft Computing, San Antonio, December 15-18, 2013, pp. 327-337. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, *Ariel Garcia, *Felipe Jovel, *Luis Torres Escobedo, and Thavatchai Ngamsantivong, "Computing with Words: Towards a New Tuple-Based Formalization", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics IEEE SMC'2013, Manchester, UK, October 13-16, 2013, pp. 344-349. pdf file Vladik Kreinovich, Olga Kosheleva, *Jorge Y. Cabrera, *Mario Gutierrez, and Thavatchai Ngamsantivong, "A Symmetry-Based Approach to Selecting Membership Functions and Its Relation to Chemical Kinetics", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics IEEE SMC'2013, Manchester, UK, October 13-16, 2013, pp. 339-343. pdf file *Enrique Portillo, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Towards Discrete Interval, Set, and Fuzzy Computations", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics IEEE SMC'2013, Manchester, UK, October 13-16, 2013, pp. 322-327. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Thavatchai Ngamsantivong, "Why Complex-Valued Fuzzy? Why Complex Values in General? A Computational Explanation", Proceedings of the Joint World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association and Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society IFSA/NAFIPS'2013, Edmonton, Canada, June 24-28, 2013, pp. 1233-1236. pdf file G. Xiang, S. Ferson, L. Ginzburg, L. Longpre, *E. Mayorga, and O. Kosheleva, "Data Anonymization that Leads to the Most Accurate Estimates of Statistical Characteristics: Fuzzy-Motivated Approach", Proceedings of the Joint World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association and Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society IFSA/NAFIPS'2013, Edmonton, Canada, June 24-28, 2013, pp. 611-616. pdf file Martine Ceberio, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Simplicity Is Worse Than Theft: A Constraint-Based Explanation of a Seemingly Counter-Intuitive Russian Saying", Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProD'12, Novosibirsk, Russia, September 23, 2012. pdf file Karen Villaverde, Olga Kosheleva, and Martine Ceberio, "Do Constraints Facilitate or Inhibit Creative Problem Solving: A Theoretical Explanation of Two Seemingly Contradictory Experimental Studies", Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2012, Berkeley, California, August 6-8, 2012. pdf file Vladik Kreinovich, Nitaya Buntao, and Olga Kosheleva, "Optimizing Computer Representation and Computer Processing of Epistemic Uncertainty for Risk-Informed Decision Making: Finances etc.", Proceedings of the International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management / European Safety and Reliability PSAM'11/ESREL'12, Helsinki, Finland, June 25-29, 2012. pdf file Jaime Nava, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Why Bernstein Polynomials Are Better: Fuzzy-Inspired Justification", Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2012, Brisbane, Australia, June 10-15, 2012, pp. 1986-1991. pdf file Karen Villaverde and Olga Kosheleva, "How to reconstruct the system's dynamics by differentiating interval-valued and set-valued functions", In: Sergey O. Kuznetsov et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets and Granular Computing RSFDGrC'2011 (Moscow, Russia, June 25-27, 2011), Springer Lecture Notes on Artificial Intelligence LNAI, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2011, Vol. 6743, pp. 183-190. pdf file *Francisco Zapata, Olga Kosheleva, and Karen Villaverde, "How to Tell When a Product of Two Partially Ordered Spaces Has a Certain Property: General Results with Application to Fuzzy Logic", Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2011, El Paso, Texas, March 18-20, 2011. pdf file Karen Villaverde, Olga Kosheleva, and Martine Ceberio, "Computations under Time Constraints: Algorithms Developed for Fuzzy Computations Can Help", Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2011, El Paso, Texas, March 18-20, 2011. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Adding Constraints -- A (Seemingly Counterintuitive but) Useful Heuristic in Solving Difficult Problems", Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProD'11, El Paso, Texas, March 17, 2011. pdf file Karen Villaverde and Olga Kosheleva, "Uncertainty Can Decrease Privacy: An Observation", Proceedings of the 2009 World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA, Lisbon, Portugal, July 20-24, 2009, pp. 455-459. Compressed Postscript file; pdf file. Karen Villaverde and Olga Kosheleva, "Ordering of Type-2 Values: Representation Theorems", Proceedings of the 28th North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Annual Conference NAFIPS'09, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 14-17, 2009. Compressed Postscript file; pdf file. *Julio C. Urenda and Olga Kosheleva, "How to Reconcile Physical Theories with the Idea of Free Will: From Analysis of a Simple Model to Interval and Fuzzy Approaches", Proceedings of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2008, Hong Kong, China, June 1-6, 2008, pp. 1024-1029. Compressed Postscript file; pdf file. *J. Esteban Gamez, Francois Modave, and Olga Kosheleva, "Selecting the Most Representative Sample is NP-Hard: Need for Expert (Fuzzy) Knowledge", Proceedings of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2008, Hong Kong, China, June 1-6, 2008, pp. 1069-1074. Compressed Postscript file; pdf file. Daniel Berleant, Karen Villaverde, and Olga Kosheleva, "Towards a More Realistic Representation of Uncertainty: an Approach Motivated by Info-Gap Decision Theory", Proceedings of the 27th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2008, New York, New York, May 19-22, 2008. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. *Roberto Araiza, *Gang Xiang, Olga Kosheleva, and Damjan Skulj, "Under Interval and Fuzzy Uncertainty, Symmetric Markov Chains Are More Difficult to Predict", In: Marek Reformat and Michael R. Berthold (eds.), Proceedings of the 26th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2007, San Diego, California, June 24-27, 2007, pp. 526-531. Compressed Postscript file; pdf file. *Gang Xiang, Olga Kosheleva, and George J. Klir, "Estimating Information Amount under Interval Uncertainty: Algorithmic Solvability and Computational Complexity", Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems IPMU'06, Paris, France, July 2-7, 2006, pp. 840-847. Compressed Postscript file; pdf file. Patrick Debroux, James Boehm, Scott A. Starks, and Olga Kosheleva, "Towards an Explicit Expression for Reconstructing the Original Distribution in Radar Data Processing", Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems IPMU'06, Paris, France, July 2-7, 2006, pp. 825-832. Compressed Postscript file; pdf file. Daniel J. Berleant, Olga Kosheleva, and Hung T. Nguyen, "Adding Unimodality or Independence Makes Interval Probability Problems NP-Hard", Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems IPMU'06, Paris, France, July 2-7, 2006, pp. 833-839. Compressed Postscript file; pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, Max Shpak, Marcilia Andrade Campos, Gracaliz Pereira Dimuro, and Antonio Carlos da Rocha Costa, "Computing Linear and Nonlinear Normal Modes under Interval (and Fuzzy) Uncertainty", Proceedings of the 25th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2006, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 3-6, 2006, pp. 611-616. Compressed Postscript file; pdf file. Andrei M. Finkelstein, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, Scott A. Starks, and Hung T. Nguyen, "Use of Maxitive (Possibility) Measures in Foundations of Physics and Description of Randomness: Case Study", Proceedings of the 24th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2005, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 22-25, 2005, pp. 687-692. Compressed Postscript file; pdf file. Andrei M. Finkelstein, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, Scott A. Starks, and Hung T. Nguyen, "To Properly Reflect Physicists' Reasoning about Randomness, We Also Need a Maxitive (Possibility) Measure", Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems FUZZ-IEEE'2005, Reno, Nevada, May 22-25, 2005, pp. 1044-1049. Compressed Postscript file; pdf file. R. Osegueda, *Y. Mendoza, O. Kosheleva, and V. Kreinovich, "Multi-Resolution Methods in Non-Destructive Testing of Aerospace Structures and in Medicine", Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control/Intelligent Systems and Semiotics ISIC/ISAS'99, Cambridge, Massachusetts, September 15-17, 1999, pp. 208-212. Compressed Postscript file; pdf file. O. Kosheleva, L. Longpre, and R. Osegueda, "Detecting Known Non-Smooth Structures in Images: Fuzzy and Probabilistic Methods, with Applications to Medical Imaging, Non-Destructive Testing, and Detecting Text on Web Pages", Proceedings of The Eighth International Fuzzy Systems Association World Congress IFSA'99, Taipei, Taiwan, August 17-20, 1999, pp. 269-273. O. Kosheleva, S. Cabrera, R. Osegueda, S. Nazarian, *D. L. George, *M. J. George, V. Kreinovich, and K. Worden, "Case study of non-linear inverse problems: mammography and non-destructive evaluation", In: A. Mohamad-Djafari (ed.), Bayesian Inference for Inverse Problems, Proceedings of the SPIE/International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 3459, San Diego, CA, 1998, pp. 128-135. Postscript file. O. Kosheleva, "Symmetry-group justification of maximum entropy method and generalized maximum entropy methods in image processing", In: Gary J. Erickson, Joshua T. Rychert, and C. Ray Smith (eds.), Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods, Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1998, pp. 101-113. pdf file.## Abstracts and technical reports

Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "How to compare different range estimations: a symmetry-based approach", Abstracts of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Second International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management ICVRAM'2014 and Sixth International Symposium on Uncertainty Modelling and Analysis ISUMA'2014, Liverpool, UK, July 13-16, 2014, to appear. pdf file Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, Ariel Garcia, Felipe Jovel, Luis Torres Escobedo, and Thavatchai Ngamsantivong, "Computing with Words: Towards a New Tuple-Based Formalization", Abstracts of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics IEEE SMC'2013, Manchester, UK, October 13-16, 2013, p. 83. pdf file Vladik Kreinovich, Olga Kosheleva, Jorge Y. Cabrera, Mario Gutierrez, and Thavatchai Ngamsantivong, "A Symmetry-Based Approach to Selecting Membership Functions and Its Relation to Chemical Kinetics", Abstracts of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics IEEE SMC'2013, Manchester, UK, October 13-16, 2013, pp. 82-83. pdf file Enrique Portillo, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Towards Discrete Interval, Set, and Fuzzy Computations", Abstracts of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics IEEE SMC'2013, Manchester, UK, October 13-16, 2013, p. 82. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "For describing uncertainty, ellipsoids are better than generic polyhedra and probably better than boxes: a remark", Abstracts of the 13th NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 6, 2013. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Use of Grothendieck's Inequality in Interval Computations: Quadratic Terms are Estimated Accurately Modulo a Constant Factor", Abstracts of the UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and Computational Science, El Paso, Texas, October 27, 2012. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Use of Grothendieck's Inequality in Interval Computations: Quadratic Terms are Estimated Accurately Modulo a Constant Factor", Abstracts of the 15th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Verified Numerical Computation SCAN'2012, Novosibirsk, Russia, September 23-29, 2012, pp. 79-80. pdf file. Vladik Kreinovich, *Nitaya Buntao, and Olga Kosheleva, "Optimizing Computer Representation and Computer Processing of Epistemic Uncertainty for Risk-Informed Decision Making: Finances etc.", Abstracts of the International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management / European Safety and Reliability PSAM11/ESREL'12, Helsinki, Finland, June 25-29, 2012, p. 63. pdf file. *Francisco Zapata, Olga Kosheleva, and Karen Villaverde, "How to Tell When a Product of Two Partially Ordered Spaces Has a Certain Property: General Results with Application to Fuzzy Logic", Abstracts of the 30th Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2011, El Paso, Texas, March 18-20, 2011, p. 43. Karen Villaverde, Olga Kosheleva, and Martine Ceberio, "Computations under Time Constraints: Algorithms Developed for Fuzzy Computations Can Help", Abstracts of the 30th Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2011, El Paso, Texas, March 18-20, 2011, p. 40. *Francisco Zapata, Olga Kosheleva, and Karen Villaverde, "Product of Partially Ordered Sets (Posets) and Intervals in Such Products, with Potential Applications to Uncertainty Logic and Space-Time Geometry", Abstracts of the 14th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic and Validated Numerics SCAN'2010, Lyon, France, September 27-30, 2010, pp. 142-144. Karen Villaverde and Olga Kosheleva, "Uncertainty Can Decrease Privacy: An Observation", Abstracts of the 7th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 3, 2010. Karen Villaverde and Olga Kosheleva, "Uncertainty Can Decrease Privacy: An Observation", Abstracts of the 2009 World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA, Lisbon, Portugal, July 20-24, 2009, p. 91. Ann Gates, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, Sa-aat Niwitpong, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, and *Leonardo Salayandia, "Handling provenance, including mathematical proofs, in cyberinfrastructure-oriented data processing", In: Wei-Chi Yang, Miroslaw Majewski, Tilak de Alwis, and Krongthong Khairiree, Enhancing Understanding and Constructing Knowledge in Mathematics with Technology: Abstracts of the 13th Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics ATCM'2008, Bangkok, Thailand, December 15-19, 2008, pp. 30-31. pdf file *Julio C. Urenda and Olga Kosheleva, "How to Reconcile Physical Theories with the Idea of Free Will: From Analysis of a Simple Model to Interval and Fuzzy Approaches", Abstracts of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2008, Hong Kong, China, June 1-6, 2008, p. 272. *J. Esteban Gamez, Francois Modave, and Olga Kosheleva, "Selecting the Most Representative Sample is NP-Hard: Need for Expert (Fuzzy) Knowledge", Abstracts of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI'2008, Hong Kong, China, June 1-6, 2008, p. 272. Olga Kosheleva, Max Shpak, Marcilia Andrade Campos, Gracaliz Pereira Dimuro, and Antonio Carlos da Rocha Costa, "Computing Linear and Nonlinear Normal Modes under Interval (and Fuzzy) Uncertainty", Abstracts of the 25th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2006, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 3-6, 2006, p. 48. Andrei M. Finkelstein, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, Scott A. Starks, and Hung T. Nguyen, "Use of Maxitive (Possibility) Measures in Foundations of Physics and Description of Randomness: Case Study", Abstracts of the 24th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2005, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 22-25, 2005, p. 50. Andrei M. Finkelstein, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, Scott A. Starks, and Hung T. Nguyen, "To Properly Reflect Physicists' Reasoning about Randomness, We Also Need a Maxitive (Possibility) Measure", Abstracts of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems FUZZ-IEEE'2005, Reno, Nevada, May 22-25, 2005, p. 53. O. Kosheleva and V. Kreinovich, "Error estimation for indirect measurements: Interval computation problem is (slightly) harder than a similar probabilistic computational problem", Universite Paris VI et VII, Institut Blaise Pascal, Laboratoire Formes et Intelligence Artificielle LAFORIA, Technical Report 96/24, September 1996. O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Use of maximally symmetric Gaussian measure in measurement theory, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1979, Vol. 26, No. 6, p. A-519. O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. On the definition of a random sequence. Recursive Functions Theory: Newsletter, 1979, No. 21, p. 9 (publ. No. 230). O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Derivation of the probabilistic character of physics from fundamental assumptions, Research Notes in Philosophy of Physics, Univ. of British Columbia, 1978, No. 4, 5 pp.

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## Decision Making and Game Theory

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## Journal papers

Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Baokun Li, "Should Voting be Mandatory? Democratic Decision Making from the Economic Viewpoint", International Journal of Innovative Management, Information & Production (IJIMIP), 2012, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 80-84. pdf file *Sthaporn Thepsumritporn, *Nuanpan Nangsue, and Olga Kosheleva, "Random Utility Functions Are Uniquely Determined by User Preferences", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2010, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 306-311. pdf file. Olga Kosheleva, "Paradox of the Jabulani Soccer Ball: Is Determinism Better for Scoring?", Applied Mathematical Sciences, 2010, Vol. 4, No. 63, pp. 3171-3174. pdf file Hung T. Nguyen, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Decision Making Beyond Arrow's 'Impossibility Theorem', With the Analysis of Effects of Collusion and Mutual Attraction", International Journal of Intelligent Systems, 2009, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 27-47. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file Daniel Berleant, Fabio G. Cozman, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich. Dealing with Imprecise Probabilities: interval-related talks at ISIPTA'05, Reliable Computing, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 153-165. pdf file O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Algorithmic problems of nontransitive (SSB) utilities. Mathematical Social Sciences, 1991, Vol. 21, pp. 95-100.## Papers in refereed conference proceedings

Olga Kosheleva, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Peak-End Rule: A Utility-Based Explanation", Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Constraints Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2013, El Paso, Texas, November 1, 2013, pp. 12-16. pdf file Hung T. Nguyen, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Decision Making Beyond Arrow's `Impossibility Theorem', With the Analysis of Effects of Collusion and Mutual Attraction", Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Intelligent Technologies InTech'05, Phuket Island, Thailand, December 14-16, 2005. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. Paul J. Tanenbaum, *Carlos de la Mora, Piotr Wojciechowski, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, Scott A. Starks, and Alexandr Kuzminykh, "Robust Methodology for Characterizing System Response to Damage: Approach Based on Partial Order", In: Ivan Lirkov, Svetozar Margenov, Jerzy Wasniewski, and Plamen Yalamov (eds.), Large-Scale Scientific Computing, Proceedings of the 4-th International Conference LCCS'2003, Sozopol, Bulgaria, June 4-8, 2003, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2004, Vol. 2907, pp. 276-283. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. O. Kosheleva, V. Kreinovich, H. T. Nguyen, and B. Bouchon-Meunier, "How to describe partially ordered preferences: mathematical foundations", In: Nguyen H. P. and A. Ohsato (eds.), Proceedings of the Vietnam-Japan Bilateral Symposium on Fuzzy Systems and Applications VJFUZZY'98, HaLong Bay, Vietnam, 30th September-2nd October, 1998, pp. 269-278. File in Postscript, Compressed Postscript, and pdf O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Dialogue arguing in the process of collective decision-making. In: Semiotic aspects of Formalizing Intellectual Activity, Proceedings of the National Conference Borzhomi-88, Moscow, 1988, pp. 139-141 (in Russian). O. M. Kosheleva, S. V. Soloviev. On the logic of using observable events in decision making. Proceedings of the IX National Symposium on Cybernetics, Moscow, 1981, pp. 49-51 (in Russian).## Abstracts and technical reports

O. M. Kosheleva. Decision making and game theory in case of interval uncertainty. Abstracts for a Workshop on Interval Methods in Artificial Intelligence, Lafayette, LA, 1993, p. 17. O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. A Hierarchic Analog of von Neumann-Morgenstern Solution Always Exists. Pool - Listing Service in Game Theory, Institute of Mathematical Economics, Bielefeld, Germany, December 1990, Report No. 90-26. O. M. Kosheleva and V. Ya. Kreinovich. What To Do If There Exist No Von Neumann-Morgenstern Solution. Abstracts of Papers Presented to the American Mathematical Society, 1990, Vol. 11, No. 5 (October 1990), p. 475. O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich, and K. Villaverde. A Polynomial-Time Algorithm for Calculating the Shapley Vector (Monte-Carlo Method), Pool - Listing Service in Game Theory, Institute of Mathematical Economics, Bielefeld, Germany, September 1990, Report No. 90-18. O. N. Bondareva, O. M. Kosheleva. Axiomatic of core and Neumann-Morgenstern solution and fuzzy choice. Proceedings of the National Conference on Optimization and its Applications, Dushanbe, 1986, pp. 40-41 (in Russian). O. M. Kosheleva. Extensions of non-determined games. Notices of American Mathematical Society, 1978, Vol. 25, No. 7, p. A-703 (publ. No. 78T-C54). O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Probabilistic way to avoid Arrow's paradox. Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1978, Vol. 25, No. 7, p. A-703 (publ. No. 78T-C52).

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## Mathematical Logic, Foundations of Mathematics, and their Applications

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## Book chapters

E. Cabral Balreira, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Algorithmics of Checking Whether a Mapping Is Injective, Surjective, and/or Bijective", In: Martine Ceberio and Vladik Kreinovich (eds.), Constraint Programming and Decision Making, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2014, pp. 1-8. pdf file O. Kosheleva et al., "Engineering corollary: signal processing is NP-hard", Chapter 14 in: Vladik Kreinovich, Anatoly Lakeyev, Jiri Rohn, and Patrick Kahl, Computational complexity and feasibility of data processing and interval computations, Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1997, pp. 153-158.## Journal papers

Michael Zakharevich and Olga Kosheleva, "If Many Physicists Are Right and No Physical Theory Is Perfect, Then the Use of Physical Observations Can Enhance Computations", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2014, Vol. 8, to appear. pdf file O. M. Kosheleva, "Hilbert Problems (Almost) 100 Years Later (From the Viewpoint of Interval Computations)", Reliable Computing, 1998, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 399-403. pdf file *W. Wang and O. Kosheleva, "Chromatic-number-type theorems are logically non-trivial", Geombinatorics, 1998, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 169-174. C. Baral, O. Kosheleva and M. Gelfond, "Expanding queries to incomplete databases by interpolating general logic programs", Journal of Logic Programming, 1998, Vol. 35, pp. 195-230. H. T. Nguyen, O. M. Kosheleva, and V. Kreinovich, "Is the success of fuzzy logic really paradoxical? Or: Towards the actual logic behind expert systems", International Journal of Intelligent Systems, 1996, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp. 295-326. Compressed PostScript file; pdf file. V. Ya. Kreinovich, *A. Vazquez, O. Kosheleva. Prediction problem in quantum mechanics is intractable (NP-hard). International Journal of Theoretical Physics, 1991, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 113-122.## Papers in refereed conference proceedings

Martine Ceberio, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Towards a Physically Meaningful Definition of Computable Discontinuous and Multi-Valued Functions (Constraints)", Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Constraints Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2013, El Paso, Texas, November 1, 2013, pp. 22-26. pdf file E. Cabral Balreira, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, "Algorithmics of Checking Whether a Mapping Is Injective, Surjective, and/or Bijective", Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Constraint Programming and Decision Making CoProD'12, Novosibirsk, Russia, September 23, 2012. pdf file H. T. Nguyen, V. Kreinovich, D. E. Cooke, Luqi, and O. Kosheleva, "Towards combining fuzzy and logic programming techniques", In: Nguyen H. P. and A. Ohsato (eds.), Proceedings of the Vietnam-Japan Bilateral Symposium on Fuzzy Systems and Applications VJFUZZY'98, HaLong Bay, Vietnam, 30th September-2nd October, 1998, pp. 482-489. Postscript file O. Kosheleva, V. Kreinovich, B. Bouchon-Meunier, and R. Mesiar, "Operations with Fuzzy Numbers Explain Heuristic Methods in Image Processing", Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems (IPMU'98), Paris, France, July 6-10, 1998, pp. 265-272. Postscript file. H. T. Nguyen, M. Koshelev, O. Kosheleva, V. Kreinovich, and R. Mesiar, "Computational Complexity and Feasibility of Fuzzy Data Processing: Why Fuzzy Numbers, Which Fuzzy Numbers, Which Operations with Fuzzy Numbers", Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems (IPMU'98), Paris, France, July 6-10, 1998, pp. 273-280. pdf file. O. Kosheleva, "An arbitrary first order theory can be represented by a logic program: a theorem", Proceedings of the NASA University Research Centers Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 16-19, 1997, pp. 431-436. O. Kosheleva, V. Kreinovich, and H. T. Nguyen, "Mamdani's Rule: a "weird" use of "and" as implication justified by modern logic", Sixth International Fuzzy Systems Association World Congress, San Paulo, Brazil, July 22-28, 1995, Vol. 1, pp. 229-232. O. Kosheleva, V. Kreinovich, One more potential application of symbolic computations: interval logic, International Conference on Interval and Computer-Algebraic Methods in Science and Engineering (Interval'94), St. Petersburg, Russia, March 7-10, 1994, Abstracts, pp. 143-146. C. Baral, M. Gelfond, and O. Kosheleva, Approximating general logic programs, In: D. Miller (ed.), Proceedings of the International Logic Programming Symposium, Vancouver, October 1993, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1993, pp. 181-198. O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. What can physics give to constructive mathematics. In: Mathematical Logic and Mathematical Linguistics, Kalinin, 1981, pp. 117-128 (in Russian)## Abstracts and technical reports

*Roberto Araiza, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Pavel Solin, Interval computations technology in mathematics research: from help in theoretical breakthroughs to practically useful results about numerical methods, In: Wei-Chi Yang, Miroslaw Majewski, Tilak de Alwis, and Krongthong Khairiree, Enhancing Understanding and Constructing Knowledge in Mathematics with Technology: Abstracts of the 13th Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics ATCM'2008, Bangkok, Thailand, December 15-19, 2008, pp. 29-30. pdf file C. Baral, M. Gelfond, and O. Kosheleva, Approximating general logic programs using abductive logic programs, University of Texas at El Paso, Computer Science Department, Technical Report, 1994. O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich, M. I. Zakharevich. Why induction, not antiinduction? Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1979, Vol. 26, No. 7, p. A-619. O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Analytical representation of constructivistic counterexamples, Recursive Functions Theory: Newsletter, 1979, No. 21, p. 9 (publ. No. 230). O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Infinitary-language version of NF is inconsistent. Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1979, Vol. 26, No. 1, p. A-16, (publ. No. 79T-E3). O. M. Kosheleva. On a general notion of boundedness, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1979, Vol. 26, No. 1, p. A-2, (publ. No. 79T-A3). O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. On the algorithmic problems of a measurement process, Research Reports in Philosophy of Physics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Dept. of Philosophy, No. 5, 1978, 63 pp.

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## Mathematical Physics

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## Journal papers

Eric Freudenthal, Eric Hagedorn, and Olga Kosheleva, "Conservation of Energy Implies Conservation of Momentum: How We Can Explain Conservation of Momentum to Before-Calculus Students", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2014, Vol. 8, to appear. pdf file Sandeep Tyagi and Olga Kosheleva, "Free Will in Non-Quantum Physics Implies that Either Energy-Momentum Is Not Conserved Or Symmetry Is Violated", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2014, Vol. 8, to appear. pdf file D. Jackson and Olga Kosheleva, "A New Answer to Pauli's Question: Almost All Quantum States Can Be Uniquely Determined by Measuring Location and Momentum", Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2012, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 100-103. pdf file.## Abstracts and technical reports

Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Cauchy Problem for the Brans-Dicke Scalar-Tensor Theory of Gravitation May Explain Time Asymmetry of Physical Processes", Abstracts of the 36th Annual Texas Partial Differential Equations Conference, El Paso, Texas, March 2-3, 2013. pdf file O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Strong equivalence principle contradicts to observations, Abstracts of the American Mathematical Society, 1980, Vol. 1, No. 7, p. 627 (publ. No. 80T-C55). O. M. Kosheleva. Lagrange theory with nonconserved energy, Abstracts of the American Mathematical Society, 1980, Vol. 1, No. 4, p. 383 (publ. No. 80T-C16). O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Quantum restrictions on superluminal velocity, Abstracts of the American Mathematical Society, 1980, Vol. 1, No. 4, p. 385 (publ. No. 80T-C23). O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. On the problem of measurement in quantum mechanics, Research Reports in Philosophy of Physics, Univ. of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Dept. of Philosophy, No. 6, 1979, 15 pp. O. M. Kosheleva, M. I. Zakharevich. Remarks on the second law of thermodynamics, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1979, Vol. 26, No. 7, p. A-613 (publ. No. 79T-C83). O. M. Kosheleva. Proof that rest mass of graviton is 0. Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1979, Vol. 26, No. 2, p. A-218. O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. Quantum derivation of Einstein's equations, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1979, Vol. 26, No. 1, p. A-12, (publ. No. 78T-C2). O. M. Kosheleva, V. Ya. Kreinovich. A strengthening of a theorem by Kochen and Specker, Research Notes in Philosophy of Physics, Univ. of British Columbia, 1978, No. 3, 2 pp.

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## Personalia

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## Book chapters

O. Kosheleva, "Each of us is responsible for everything", In: Grigoii Moiseevich Idlis and Olga A. Ladyzhenskaya, (eds.), A. D. Alexandrov, Moscow, Nauka Publ., 2002, pp. 125-126 (in Russian); English translation to appear in Siberian Electronic Mathematical Reports## Abstracts and technical reports

Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Passover miracles: view from Russia", Jewish Voice of El Paso, March 2013, p. 6. pdf file Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, "Not-well-known Hebrew influence on the Slavic alphabet", Jewish Voice of El Paso, May 2012, p. 14. pdf file

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## Membership in Graduate Student Committees

present Grace Barbarinsa, Member of Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Teacher Education present Raymond Falcon, Member of Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Teacher Education present Sheryl Maxsom, Member of Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Teacher Education present Carlos Paez, Member of Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Teacher Education present Janet Briones, Member of Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering present Ivan Calzada, Member of Master's Thesis Committee, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 2012 Barbie Avila, Chair of Master's Thesis Committee, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Teacher Education 2011 Meghana Aleti, Member of Master's Thesis Committee, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Teacher Education 2010 Pilar Gonzalez, Chair of Master's Thesis Committee, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Teacher Education 2009 Elizabeth Bernadette, Member of Master's Thesis Committee, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Teacher Education 2008 Jesus A. Enriquez, "Lossless compression of Bayer array images using mixed-lattice lifting transforms", Member of Master's Thesis Committee, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 2007 Ioana Agut, Member of Master's Thesis Committee, Master of Art in Teaching (MAT) with a Major in Mathematics, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Mathematical Sciences 2007 Surya B Upadhyayulla, Member of Master's Thesis Committee, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 2004 Vikram Jayaram, "Detection from hyperspectral images compressed using rate distortion and optimization techniques under JPEG2000 part 2", Member of Master's Thesis Committee, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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## Grants

Laura F. Serpa and Olga Kosheleva, "Integrating Math and Earth Science", Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board grant, 03/01/12-06/01/13, amount $175,629.00. Laura F. Serpa (PI), Olga Kosheleva (Co-PI), "Connecting Mathematics and Science", Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board grant, 05/01/12-10/30/13, amount $105,000.00. Eric A. Hagedorn (PI), Amy Wagler (co-PI), Laura F. Serpa (co-PI), Olga Kosheleva (co-PI), and Ronald Wagler (co-PI), "Robert Noyce Scholarships for Teaching Miners," National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, 09/15/10-08/31/15, amount $1,181,576. Josefina V. Tinajero (PI), Olga Kosheleva (Faculty Advisor), "STudents Always Reaching for the Top (START)", Supplemental Grant, TG (Texas Guaranteed Student Loans Co.), 08/10-08/11, amount $55,000. Brian Giza (PI), Carolyn Awalt (co-PI), Olga Kosheleva (co-PI), and Michael Eastman (co-PI), "The UTEP Master Teacher Academies", Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) grant, 07/09-08/11, amount $692,046. Judith Munter (PI), Olga Kosheleva (UTEP Faculty Mentor), "Project BEST: Bridges for Education Students to Succeed", Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) grant, 05/09-05/11, amount $299,000. Laura Serpa (PI and Project Director) and Olga Kosheleva (co-PI and Project Director), "Middle School Integrated Mathematics and Science", Teacher Quality grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), 05/09-05/11, amount $200,000. Eric Freudenthal (PI), Ann Gates (co-PI), and Olga Kosheleva (Team Member), "CCLI Phase 2: Increasing Attractiveness of Computing: The Design and Evaluation of Introductory Computing Coursework that Elicits Creativity", National Science Foundation grant DUE-0717883, 09/07-08/10, amount $346,364. Olga Kosheleva (PI), "Enhancing Undergraduate Students Mathematics Education", Summer Enrollment Funds, College of Education, UTEP, 06/09-08/09, amount $5,000.00. Olga Kosheleva (PI and Project Director), Mourat Tchoshanov (co-PI), "Strength in Math", Teacher Quality grant No. 853 from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 05/08-05/09, amount $87,000. Olga Kosheleva (PI), "Enhancing mathematical and pedagogical content knowledge of future teachers", University Research Institute grant from the University of Texas at El Paso, 12/06-08/07, amount $3,000. Olga Kosheleva (PI and Project Director), Larry Lesser (co-PI), "Project MEET: Mathematics Education Enhanced through Technology", Teacher Quality grant No. 255 from the University of Texas at Austin Charles E. Dana Center and Texas Education Agency, 12/06-07/07, amount $84,730. Jessica Melendez-Carrillo (Teacher Awardee) and Olga Kosheleva (Faculty Mentor), "Bringing Technology into the Classroom", Action Research Award from the El Paso Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP), 10/06-05/07, amount $4,000 (including $1,000 for the faculty mentor). Olga Kosheleva (PI) and Ana Rusch (co-PI), "Project TNE-MEET: A Study of the Impacts of Technology Resources on UTEP Pre-Service Teacher's Mathematics Contents and Pedagogy Development", part of the Teachers for the New Era grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, 06/05-05/06, amount $10,000. Judith H. Munter (PI), John Moya (co-PI), Olga Kosheleva (Research Team Member), Carolyn Awalt (Research Team Member), and Elsa Villa (Research Team Member), "Project Extend: A Study of the Impacts of Mobile Technology Resources on Engineering and Education Students at UTEP", Hewlett Packard, 06/04-12/05, amount $119,877.50.

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## Service to the Profession

## Conference Organization

2010 29th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'10, Toronto, Canada, July 12-14, 2010 (Program Committee) 2009 World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA'2009, Lisbon, Portugal, July 20-24, 2009 (Program Committee) 2009 Annual International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'09, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 14-17, 2009 (Program Committee) 2006 First Thailand International Conference on 21st Century Information Technology in Mathematics Education, Chiang Mai, Thailand, September 17-20, 2006 (International Program Committee)

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## Refereeing for Publishers

2008 CourseSmart

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## Refereeing for Journals

(in addition to journals where O. Kosheleva served on the Editorial Board) 2010 Economics and Philosophy

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## Refereeing for Conferences

(in addition to conferences where O. Kosheleva served on the program committee) 2013 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems FUZZ-IEEE'2013, Hyderabad, India, July 7-10, 2013 2013 Joint World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association and Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society IFSA/NAFIPS'2013, Edmonton, Canada, June 24-28, 2013 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association AERA'2007, Chicago, Illinois, April 9-13, 2007 2006 Twenty Eighth Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education PME-NA'2006, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, November 9-12, 2006

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## Refereeing for Granting Agencies

2006-07 National Science Foundation

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## Published Reviews

2010 1. A review of "Roadmap for preferential logics" by Dov M. Gabbay and Karl Schlechta, Mathematical Reviews, to appear. 2009 1. A review of "Developing bounded reasoning" by Michal Walicki, Marc Bezem, and Wojtek Szajnkenig, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2009m, December 2009, review # 68240. 2. A review of "An approach to efficient planning with numerical fluents and multi-criteria plan quality" by Alfonso E. Gerevini, Alessandro Saetti, and Ivan Serina, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2009e, May 2009, review # 68087. 2008 1. A review of "How Round is Your Circle: Where Engineering and Mathematics Meet" by John Bryant and Chris Sangwin, International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness, and Knowledge-Based Systems, 2008, Vol. 16, No. 6, December 2008, pp. 903-904. 2. A review of "Ramifications: an extension and correspondence result for the event calculus" by Jeremy Forth and Rob Miller, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2008m, December 2008, review # 68189. 3. A review of "On a rule-based interpretation of default conditionals" by James P. Delgrande, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2008g, July 2008, review # 68111. 2007 1. A review of "A syntax-based approach to reasoning about action and belief update" by Quoc Bao Vo, Abhaya Nayak, and Norman Foo, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2007b, March 2007, review #68174. 2. A review of "Causes and explanations in the structural-model approach: tractable cases" by Thomas Eiter and Thomas Lukasiewicz, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2007b, March 2007, review #68172. 2006 1. A review of "The reach of abduction. Insight and trial" by Dov M. Gabbay and John Woods, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2006k, November 2006, review # 03049. 2. A review of "The graded numbers in the analytic hierarchy process" by Maria Teresa Lamata, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2006j, October 2006, review # 03080. 3. A review of "Cooperation and competition in inventory games" by Ana Meca, Ignacio Garcia-Jurado, and Peter Borm, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1094, October 2006, review # 91005. 4. A review of "Logic, self-awareness and self-improvement: the metacognitive loop and the problem of brittleness" by Michael L. Anderson and Donald R. Perlis, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2006h, August 2006, review # 68146. 5. A review of "Holomorphic Lefschetz formula for manifolds with boundary" by A. Kytmanov, S. Myslivets, and N. Tarkhanov. Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1088, July 2006, review # 58004. 2005 1. A review of "Representation and reasoning about evolutions of the world in the context of reasoning about actions" by Chitta Baral and Nam Tran, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2005m, December 2005, review # 68191. 2. A review of "Bayesian nets and causality. Philosophical and computational foundations" by Jon Williamson, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2005k, November 2005, review # 68198. 3. A review of "Fixed point property for general topologies in some Banach spaces" by Maria A. Pineda Japon and Stanislaw Prus, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1071, November 2005, review # 54022. 4. A review of "A fixed point theorem in Menger space through weak compatibility" by Bijendra Singh and Shishir Jain, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1068, September 2005, review # 54044. 5. A review of "A dual approach to compromise values" by J. M. Bilbao, E. Lebron, A. Jimenez-Losada, and S. H. Tijs, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1066, August 2005, review # 91007. 6. A review of "Reasoning about uncertainty" by Joseph Y. Halpern, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2005h, August 2005, review # 68002. 7. A review of "Value theory without symmetry" by Ori Haimanko. Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1062, June 2005, review # 91006. 8. A review of "Ultimate approximation and its application in nonmonotonic knowledge representation systems" by Marc Denecker, Victor W. Marek, and Miroslaw Truszczynski, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2005e, May 2005, review # 68225. 9. A review of "NExpTime-complete description logics with concrete domains" by Carsten Lutz, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2005e, May 2005, review # 68222. 10. A review of "Nonmonotonic reasoning by inhibition nets. II. Issues in uncertainty in AI" by Hannes Leitgeb, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2005e, May 2005, review # 68208. 11. A review of "Design of logic-based intelligent systems" by Klaus Truemper, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2005e, May 2005, review # 68210. 12. A review of "Fibre techniques in Nielsen periodic point theory on solvmanifolds. III: Calculations" by Philip R. Heath and Edward C. Keppelmann, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1056, March 2005, review # 55001. 13. A review of "A note on compromise values" by Joaquin Sanchez-Soriano, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1054, February 2005, review # 91012. 14. A review of "Note on the computational complexity of least core concepts for min-cost spanning tree games" by Ulrich Faigle, Walter Kern, and Daniel Paulusma, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1054, February 2005, review # 91010. 15. A review of "Ultimate approximation and its application in nonmonotonic knowledge representation systems" by M. Denecker, V. W. Marek, and M. Truszczinski, International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness, and Knowledge-Based Systems (IJUFKS), 2005, Vol. 13, No. 1, February 2005, pp. 111-112. 16. A review of "Inheritance of properties in communication situations" by Marco Slikker. Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1053, February 2005, review # 91012. 17. A review of "epsilon-connections of abstract description systems" by O. Kutz, C. Lutz, F. Wolter, and M. Zakharyaschev, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2005a, January 2005, review # 68187. 2004 1. A review of "A co-marginalistic contribution value for set games" by Hao Sun, S. Zhang, X. Li, T. Driessen, and C. Hoede, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1048, December 2004, review # 91012. 2. A review of "Reasoning with sets of defaults in default logic" by J. P. Delgrande and T. Schaub, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2004k, November 2004, review # 68150. 3. A review of "How to distribute costs associated with a delayed project" by G. Bergantinos and E. Sanchez, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1040, August 2004, review # 91008. 4. A review of "Modification of the Banzhaf value for games with a coalition structure" by J. M. Alonso-Meijide and M. G. Fiestras-Janeiro, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1040, August 2004, review # 91007. 5. A review of "Logical representation and fusion of prioritized information based on guaranteed possibility measures: application to the distance-based merging of classical bases" by S. Benferhat and S. Kaci, Mathematical Reviews, No. 004h, August 2004, review # 8136. 6. A review of "Fusions of description logics and abstract description systems" by F. Baader, C. Lutz, H. Sturm, and F. Wolter. Mathematical Reviews, No. 2004d, April 2004, review # 68145. 7. A review of "Specific-to-general learning for temporal events with application to learning event definitions from video" by A. Fern, R. Givan, and J. M. Siskind. Mathematical Reviews, No. 2004d, April 2004, review # 68136. 2003 1. A review of "PSPACE reasoning with the description logic ALCF(D)" by C. Lutz. Mathematical Reviews, No. 2003i, September 2003, review # 68123. 2. A review of "Learning with mixtures of trees" by M. Meila and M. I. Jordan. Mathematical Reviews, No. 2003f, June 2003, review # 68126. 3. A review of "Conditional indifference and conditional preservation" by G. Kern-Isberner. Mathematical Reviews, No. 2003f, June 2003, review # 68121. 4. A review of "Possibilistic merging and distance-based fusion of propositional information" by S. Benferhat, D. Dubois, S. Kaci, and H. Prade. Mathematical Reviews, No. 2003f, June 2003, review # 68118. 5. A review of "Fuzzy cooperative games. Cooperation with vague expectations" by Milan Mares, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1005, March 2003, review # 91013. 6. A review of "The influence of variables on pseudo-Boolean functions with applications to game theory and multicriteria decision making" by Jean-Luc Marichal, Zentralblatt MATH}, Vol. 1005, March 2003, review # 91012. 7. A review of "The existence of TU alpha-core in normal form games" by Jingang Zhao, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1003, February 2003, review # 91003. 8. A review of "Dual cores and effectivity functions" by V. A. Gurvich, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1003, February 2003, review # 91002. 9. A review of "First-order conditional logic for default reasoning revisited" by N. Friedman, J. Y. Halpern, and D. Koller. Mathematical Reviews, No. 2003a, January 2003, review # 68125. 2002 1. A review of "Temporalizing description logics" by F. Wolter and M. Zakharyaschev. Mathematical Reviews, No. 2002m, December 2002, review # 94073. 2. A review of "Nonmomotonic reasoning by inhibition nets" by H. Leitgeb. Mathematical Reviews, No. 2002f, June 2002, review # 68146. 3. A review of "On strongest necessary and weakest sufficient conditions" by F. Lin. Mathematical Reviews, No. 2002e, May 2002, review # 68120. 4. A review of "Logic differential calculus: achievements, trends, and applications" by D. Bokhmann, R. Stankovich, Zh. Toshich, V. Shmerko, and S. Yanushkevich, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2002d, April 2002, review # 94073. 5. A review of "The core of games on convex geometries" by J. M. Bilbao, E. Lebron, and N. Jimenez, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 983, April 2002, review # 91009. 6. A review of "Unification of concept terms in description logics" by F. Baader amd P. Narendran, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2002b, February 2002, review # 68090. 7. A review of "Non-cumulative reasoning: rules and models" by J. Engelfriet, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2002b, February 2002, review # 03060. 2001 1. A review of "Fuzzy and multiobjective games for conflict resolution" by I. Nishizaki and M. Sakawa, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 973, December 2001, review # 91001. 2. A review of "Multiobjective linear production programming games" by I. Nishizaki and M. Sakawa, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 971, November 2001, review # 91005. 3. A review of "Cores of cooperative games, superdifferentials of functions, and the Minkowski difference of sets" by V. I. Danilov and G. A. Koshevoy, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 971, November 2001, review # 91004. 4. A review of "On communication in cooperation games: A survey" by O. Voshtina, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 971, November 2001, review # 91003. 5. A review of "Expressing preferences in default logic" by J. P. Delgrande and T. Schaub, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2001i, September 2001, review # 68152. 6. A review of "An example concerning equivariant deformations" by M. Izydorek and A. Vidal, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 968, September 2001, review # 55006. 7. A review of "On essential components of the set of Nash equilibrium points" by Jian Yu and Qun Luo, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 967, September 2001, review # 91004. 8. A review of "On resolving conflicts between arguments" by N. Roos, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2001g, July 2001, review # 68090. 9. A review of "Preferred history semantics for iterated updates" by S. Berger, D. Lehmann, and K. Schlechta, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2001f, June 2001, review # 68120. 10. A review of "A computational model of belief" by L. Schubert, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2001f, June 2001, review # 68121. 11. A review of "Characterizations of k-convex games" by T. Driessen and C. Rafels, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 954, February 2001, review # 91009. 12. A review of "Values and potential of games with cooperation structure" by J.-M. Bilbao, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 954, February 2001, review # 91004. 13. A review of "A paradox of rational choice: Reflections on rational non-cooperation in symmetrical games" by A. Nathan, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 954, February 2001, review # 91003. 14. A review of "Fibre techniques in Nielsen periodic point theory on nil and solvmanifolds. II" by p. R. Heath and E. C. Keppelmann, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 953, February 2001, review # 55001. 15. A review of "Three remarks on the many-to-many stable matching problem" by M. Sotomayor, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 951, January 2001, review # 91045. 16. A review of "Logics for belief base updating" by A. Hertzig, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2001a, January 2001, review # 03034. 16. A review of "Compromise update and revision: a position paper" by D. M. Gabbay, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2001a, January 2001, review # 03033. 2000 1. A review of "Parallel combination of information sources" by Jorg Gebhardt and Rudolf Kruse, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2000m, December 2000, review # 68160. 2. A review of "Remarks on fixed points, maximal elements, and equilibria of generalized games" by Lai-Jiu Lin, Sehie Park, and Zenn-Tsuen Yu, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 949, December 2000, review # 91004. 3. A review of "A logic of universal causation" by Hudson Turner, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2000j, October 2000, review # 68175. 4. A review of "Refinements of rationalizability for normal-form games" by p. Jean-Jacques Herings and Vincent J. Vannetelbosch, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 941, August 2000, review # 91005, pp. 634-635. 5. A review of "Coincidence theorems on a product of generalized convex spaces and applications to equilibria" by Sehie Park and Hoonjoo Kim, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 941, August 2000, review # 54039, pp. 337-338. 6. A review of "Explanatory update theory: applications of counterfactual reasoning to causation" by Charles L. Ortiz, Jr. , Mathematical Reviews, No. 2000d, April 2000, review # 68143. 7. A review of "A temporal description logic for reasoning about actions and plans" by Alessandro Artale and Enrico Franconi, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2000d, April 2000, review # 68138. 8. A review of "A general theory of action languages" by A. A. Letichevsky and D. R. Gilbert, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2000d, April 2000, review # 68110. 9. A review of "A foundational theory of belief and belief change" by Alexander Bochman, Mathematical Reviews, No. 2000c, March 2000, review # 68126. 10. A review of "Game theory" by N. N. Petrov, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 930, March 2000, review # 91002, p. 635. 11. A review of "A multi-stage game model of morals by agreement" by Joseph Heath, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 928, February 2000, review # 91007, pp. 621-622. 12. A review of "K-K-M-S type theorems in infinite dimensional spaces" by Hidetoshi Komiya, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 928, February 2000, review # 91006, p. 621. 13. A review of "Game theory" by Brian Skyrms and Peter Vanderschraaf, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 928, February 2000, review # 91001, p. 620. 13. A review of "Coincidence and the colouring of maps" by Jan M. Aarts and Robbert J. Fokkink, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 926, January 2000, review # 55001, p. 346. 1999 1. A review of "A logical approach to artificial intelligence" by A. Thayse, E. p. Gribomont, and G. Hulin, Mathematical reviews, No. 99m, December 1999, review # 68190, pp. 8786-8787. 2. A review of "Expressing time intervals and repetition within a formalization of calendars" by D. Cukeirman and J. p. Delgrande, Mathematical reviews, No. 99m, December 1999, review # 68184, p. 8785. 3. A review of "Occurences and narratives as constraints in the branching structure of the situation calculus" by J. A. Pinto, Mathematical reviews, No. 99k, November 1999, review # 68179, p. 7910. 4. A review of "On biased positional games" by M. Bednarska, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 918, September 1999, review # 90152, p. 599. 5. A review of "Classical cooperative theory. II: Value-like concepts" by S. Hart, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 917, September 1999, review # 90298, pp. 641-642. 6. A review of "Classical cooperative theory. I: Core-like concepts" by S. Hart, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 917, September 1999, review # 90297, p. 641. 7. A review of "Cooperative theory of bargaining. II: Modern development" by W. Thomson, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 915, August 1999, review # 90276, pp. 605-606. 8. A review of "Cooperative theory of bargaining. I: Classical" by W. Thomson, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 915, August 1999, review # 90275, p. 605. 1998 1. A review of "Qualitative representation of positional information" by E. Clementini, p. Di Felice, and D. Hernandez, Mathematical reviews, No. 98m, December 1998, review # 68255, p. 8105. 2. A review of "Representing actions: indeterminacy and ramifications" by E. Giunchiglia, G. N. Kartha, and V. Lifschitz, Mathematical reviews, No. 98m, December 1998, review # 68256, p. 8105. 3. A review of "Deriving invariants and constraints from action theories" by Y. Zhang and N. Y. Foo, Mathematical reviews, No. 98m, December 1998, review # 68260, p. 8106. 4. A review of "Representing actions in logic programs and default theories: a situation calculus approach" by H. Turner, Mathematical reviews, No. 98j, October 1998, review # 68155, p. 6522. 5. A review of "Qualitative representation of positional information" by E. Clementini, p. Di Felice, and D. Hernandez, International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness, and Knowledge-Based Systems (IJUFKS), 1998, Vol. 6, No. 5, October 1998, pp. 515-516. 6. A review of "Generalized Lefschetz theorem and a fixed point index formula" by Roman Srzednicki, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 893, September 1998, p. 286, review # 55001. 7. A review of "Extending conceptual definitions with default knowledge" by p. Coupey and C. Fouqere, Mathematical reviews, No. 98h, August 1998, p. 5277, review # 68212. 8. A review of "Solving the frame problem" by M. Shanahan, Mathematical reviews, No. 98g, July 1998, pp. 4587-4588, review # 68167. 9. A review of "Fibre techniques in Nielsen periodic point theory on nil and solvmanifolds. I" by Philip R. Heath and Ed Keppelmann. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 881, March 1998, pp. 340-341, review # 55002. 10. A review of "A localized fixed point principle" by Mihai Turinici. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 876, January 1998, p. 343, review # 54029. 1997 1. A review of "State event logic" by G. Grosse and Hesham Khalil, Mathematical reviews, No. 97d, April 1997, pp. 2595-2596, review # 68212. 2. A review of "Orientation-preserving self-homomorphisms of the surface of genus two have points of period at most two" by Warren Dicks and Jaume Llibre, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 853, February 1997, review # 55001, p. 364. 3. A review of "Fixed points of holomorphic mapping of a complex manifold", by M. A. Bashir and Aboubakr Bayoumi, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 852, January 1997, review # 58008, pp. 341-342. 1996 1. A review of "Negation as instantiation" by A. Di Pierro, M. Martelli, and C. Palamidessi, Mathematical Reviews, No. 96h, August 1996, p. 4999. 2. A review of "The least number of coincidence points on surfaces" by J. Jeziersky, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 834, May 1996, pp. 339-340. 3. A review of "Generalized Glinis and cooperative bargaining solutions" by C. Blackorby, W. Bossert, and D. Donaldson. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 829, February 1996, p. 539. 4. A review of "Cooperative outcomes through noncooperative games" by J. David Perez-Castillo, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 828, February 1996, p. 571. 1995 1. A review of "A theorem on open coverings of a simplex and Scarf's existence theorem through Brouwer's fixed point theorem" by Lin Zhou, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 811, June 1995, review # 54033, p. 322. 2. A review of "An elementary proof of the Knaster-Kuratowski-Mazurkiewicz-Shapley theorem" by Stefan Krasa and Nicholas C. Yannelis, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 811, June 1995, review # 54032, p. 321. 3. A review of "On the locus of the nucleolus" by Jos Potters and Stef Tijs, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 807, April 1995, review # 90140, p. 546. 4. A review of "Generalized concavity in cooperative game theory: characterizations in terms of the core" by Theo Driessen, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 802, January 1995, review # 90130. 1994 1. A review of "The Nash bargaining solution manipulated by pre-donations is Talmudic" by Murat R. Sertel. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 797, 1994, p. 568. 2. A review of "A saddlepoint theorem for set-valued maps" by Dinh The Luc and Christobal Vargas, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 797, 1994, p. 566. 3. A review of "Bargaining solutions without the expected utility hypothesis" by Z. Safra and I. Zilcha. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 776, 1994, p. 431. 4. A review of "The Shapley value and average convex games" by E. Inarra and J. M. Usategui. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 776, 1994, p. 430. 1993 1. A review of "Poincare's proof of Poincare's last geometric theorem" by C. Gole and G. R. Hall. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 768, 1993, pp. 253-254. 2. A review of "The least core, nucleous, and kernel of homogeneous weighted majority games" by B. Peleg and J. Rosenmuller. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 765, 1993, p. 476. 3. A review of " Equilibrium situations in games on graphs" by V. V. Rozen. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 764, 1993, p. 464. 4. A review of "A many-valued approach to deduction and reasoning for artificial intelligence" by C. G. deBessonet. Mathematical Reviews, No. 93c, March 1993, p. 1596. 5. A review of "A many-valued approach to deduction and reasoning for artificial intelligence" by C. G. DeBessonet. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 755, 1993/05, pp. 423-424. 6. A review of "Ordering operations and lexicographical estimates of likelihood in models of reasoning" by I. Z. Batyrshin. Mathematical Reviews, No. 93e, May 1993, pp. 2825-2826. 7. A review of "The ordered field property and a finite algorithm for the Nash bargaining solution" by M. Kaneko, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 751, 1993/01, pp. 429-430. 1992 1. A review of "Lefschetz fixed point formula for manifolds with cylindrical ends" by S. Syefarth and M. A. Shubin. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 748 (December 1992), p. 278, review # 58004. 2. A review of "Bargaining with uncertain disagreement points" by Y. Chun and W. Thomson. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 746 (December 1992), p. 513, Review # 90086. 3. A review of "Cooperative multi-stage games with auxiliary payoffs" by N. N. Danilov. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 741 (November 1992), p. 490, Review # 90106. 4. A review of "Some results in cost allocation games" by S. A. Syed and T. Kirushi. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 741 (November 1992), p. 489, Review # 90103. 5. A review of "On the selection of the set of equilibrium situations for a class of noncooperative games" by B. M. Mukhamediev, Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 741 (November 1992), p. 488, Review # 90098. 6. A review of "Fuzzy choice functions" by M. Dasgupta and R. Deb. Mathematical Reviews, No. 92h, August 1992, p. 4655. 7. A review of "On nearly compact and theta-rigid fuzzy sets in fuzzy topological spaces" by M. N. Mukherjee and B. Ghosh. Mathematical Reviews, No. 92h, August 1992, p. 4421. 8. A review of "Revealed fuzzy preferences" by O. N. Bondareva. Mathematical Reviews, No. 92g, July 1992, pp. 4061-4062. 9. A review of "On finding the nucleous of an N-person cooperative game" by J. K. Sankaran. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 733, July 1992, pp. 464-465. 10. A review of "Game theory: analysis of conflict" by R. B. Myerson. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 729, May 1992, pp. 488-489. 11. A review of "Noncooperative capacities of simple games" by S. Vanucci. Mathematical Reviews, No. 92e, May 1992, p. 2939. 12. A review of "On Kakutani's fixed point theorem, the K-K- M-S theorem and the core of a balanced game" by Lloyd Shapley and Rajiv Vohra. Mathematical Reviews, No. 92c, March 1992, p. 1726. 13. A review of "On measures generated by functions of sets" by G. N. Dyubin and E. A. Cherkaeva. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 726, March 1992, pp. 523-524. 14. A review of "A generalization of the Nikaido-Iseda's theorem" by J. C. Cesco and A. Neme. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 724, January 1992, pp. 510-511. 1991 1. A review of "The consistency principle" by Yves Sprumont. Mathematical Reviews, No. 91k, November 1991, p. 6334. 2. A review of "Fixed points of multivalued locally contractive mappings" by Ismat Beg and Akbar Azam. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 717, October 1991, pp. 279-280. 3. A review of "Common fixed point, constancy theorems for mappings on Menger spaces". Zentralblatt fur Mathematick, Vol. 715, September 1991, p. 293. 4. A review of "Stable bargained equilibria for assignment games without side payments" by B. Moldovanu. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 714, September 1991, p. 483. 5. A review of "Fixed points" by Yu. A. Shashkin. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 714, September 1991, pp. 288-289. 6. A review of "Fuzzy interpretation of the Mandelbrot set drawing" by Drago Indjic. Mathematical Reviews, No. 91i, September 1991, p. 4727. 7. A review of "Endogenous formation of links between players and of coalitions: an application of the Shapley value" by R. J. Aumann and R. B. Myerson. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 712, August 1991, p. 477. 8. A review of "Weighted Shapley values" by Ehud Kalai and Dov Samet. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 708, June 1991, p. 442. 9. A review of "A Lefschetz theorem on open manifolds" by James L. Heitsch and Connor Lazarov. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 703, April 1991, p. 310. 10. A review of "On fuzzy preproximity spaces" by A. A. Ramadan. Mathematical Reviews, No. 91c, March 1991, p. 1559. 11. A review of "Fixed point theorems for fuzzy mappings" by Zuo Shu Liu and Quan Zheng. Mathematical Reviews, No. 91b, February 1991, p. 1209. 12. A review of "Modelling and optimization of international economic cooperation via fuzzy mathematical programming and cooperative games" by Gianfranco Gambarelli, Jerzy Holubiec and Janusz Kacprzyk. Mathematical Reviews, No. 91b, February 1991, p. 1185. 13. A review of "A comparison of some Hausdorff notions in fuzzy topological spaces" by D. R. Cutler and I. L. Reilly, Mathematical Reviews, No. 91b, February 1991, p. 920. 1990 1. A review of "Calculation of the maximal guaranteed payoff in dynamic models of conflict situations" by S. A. Evseeva. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 694, December 1990, p. 431. 2. A review of "Descriptive theories of bargaining. An experimental analysis of two- and three-person characteristic function bargaining" by Gerald R. Uhlich. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 694, December 1990, p. 429-430. 3. A review of "Generalized coverings and estimates for the core and the Shapley vector" by O. N. Bondareva. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 689, September 1990, pp. 389-390. 4. A review of "A fixed point index approach to some differential equations" by R. Beliawski and L. Gorniewicz. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 685, July 1990, p. 235. 5. A review of "On tightenings of the product of finally compact spaces" by A. N. Yakivchik. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 683, June 1990, p. 238. 6. A review of "Nonexpansive and contraction mappings in Menger space" by Mila Stojakovich. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 681, May 1990, p. 243. 7. A review of "Complete accumulation points and compactness of fuzzy sets" by Ji Guang Jaing. Mathematical Reviews, No. 90d, April 1990, pp. 2276-2277, review # 54011. 8. A review of "The degree of connectivity of fuzzy sets in fuzzy topological spaces" by A. p. Shostak. Mathematical Reviews, No. 90c, March 1990, p. 1652, review # 54007. 1989 1. A review of "Quasicontinuous fuzzy-valued maps" by Tadeusz Lipski. Mathematical Reviews, No. 89m, December 1989, p. 6881, review # 54010. 2. A review of "Refinements of the beta-core and the strong equilibrium and the Aumann proposition" by S. K. Chakrabarti. Mathematical Reviews, No. 89j, October 1989, p. 5858, review # 90291. 3. A review of "Fixed point theorem in metric space" by Y. C. Paliwal. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 663, September 1989, review # 54026, p. 239. 4. A review of "Indexes of iterations of multi-valued mappings" by S. A. Bogatyj. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 662, September 1989, review # 54029, p. 250. 5. A review of "A condition for a game to be convex" by Kensaku Kikuta. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 658, July 1989, review # 90108, p. 480. 6. A review of "New common fixed point theorem for commutating map pair with sequence of mappings on a metric space" by Baolin Guo. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 655, June 1989, review # 54034, p. 255. 7. A review of "Remarks on the reasonable set of outcomes in a general coalition function form game" by L. -A. Gerard-Varet and S. Zamir. Mathematical Reviews, No. 89d, April 1989, p. 2380, review # 90253. 8. A review of "On some N-person games" by Marian Matloka. Mathematical Reviews, No. 89b, February 1989, p. 1220, review # 90239. 9. A review of "Values and cores of fuzzy games with infinitely many players" by D. Butnariu. Mathematical Reviews, No. 89a, January 1989, p. 568, review # 90164. 1988 1. A review of "On weighted Shapley values" by E. Kalai and D. Samet. Mathematical Reviews, No. 88m, December 1988, p. 6725, review # 90174. 2. A review of "alpha-stable extensive game forms" by Tatsuro Ichiishi. Mathematical Reviews, No. 88m, December 1988, p. 6725, review # 90173. 3. A review of "Coincidence points for set-valued mappings in convex metric spaces" by Olga Hadzic and Ljiljana Gajic. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 639, November 1988, review # 54037, p. 260. 4. A review of "A pair of commuting mappings with a common fixed point" by Brian Fisher and Salvatore Sessa. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 639, November 1988, review # 54032, p. 259. 5. A review of "Accessibility of cores of classical cooperative games" by V. A. Vasil'ev and R. O. Zhorobekov. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 626, May 1988, review # 90101, p. 458. 6. A review of "Partially monotonic bargaining solutions" by H. Salonen. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 624, April 1988, review # 90107, p. 466. 7. A review of "On the bargaining decision taking a precedent into account" by B. Z. Bigulaev. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 623, April 1988, review # 90094, p. 447. 8. A review of "Game-theoretic information modeling in decision-making systems" by A. A. Stognii and A. I. Kondratiev. Mathematical Reviews, No. 88d, April 1988, p. 2202, review # 90152. 9. A review of "On the definition of the concepts of coalition stability and coalition structures" by M. S. Nauruzbaev and V. B. Sokolov. Mathematical Reviews, No. 88d, April 1988, p. 2199, review # 90134. 1987 1. A review of "The Jacobian matrix, global univalence and completely mixed games" by T. Parthasarathy and G. Ravinddran. Mathematical Reviews, No. 87k, November 1987, p. 6702, review # 90299. 2. A review of "Some applications of the Kakutani fixed point theorem" by Won Kyu Kim. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 612, October 1987, review # 54055, p. 258. 3. A review of "On the reduced game property and its converse" by B. Peleg. Mathematical Reviews, No. 87i, September 1987, p. 5345, review # 90358. 4. A review of "Replication invariance of bargaining solutions" by W. Thomson. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 594, March 1987, review # 90101, p. 443. 1986 1. A review of "A note on common fixed point theorems" by Hung-Yih Chen. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 582, September 1986, review # 54031, p. 268. 2. A review of "A shorter proof of the existence of the Feigenbaum fixed point" by Oscar E. Lanford. Zentralblatt fur Mathematik, Vol. 576, July 1986, review # 58021, p. 290. 3. A review of "Mappings that preserve the pseudo-Euclidean volume" by S. N. Astrakov. Mathematical Reviews, No. 86e, May 1986, p. 2039, review # 51030. 1983 1. A review of "Hyperbolic trigonometry in a relativistic velocity space" by p. G. Kard. Mathematical Reviews, No. 83a, January 1983, p. 212, review # 51027. 1982 1. A review of "Sampling schemes for Fourier transform reconstruction" by Marci Perlstadt. Mathematical Reviews, No. 82m, December 1982, pp. 5373-5374. 2. A review of "A Beckman Quarles type theorem for plane Lorentz transformations" by Walter Benz. Mathematical Reviews, No. 82i, September 1982, p. 3882. 3. A review of "On the bases of space-time geometry" by A. K. Guc. Mathematical Reviews, No. 82g, July 1982, p. 3022. 4. A review of "On the characterization of plane affine isometries" by F. Rado. Mathematical Reviews, No. 82g, July 1982, p. 3020. 1981 1. A review of "A nonlinear problem of evolution arising from radiation transfer theory" by Giorgio Busoni and Giovanni Frosali. Mathematical Reviews, No. 81c, March 1981, p. 1179. 1980 1. A review of "Construction of a metric of Riemannian space-time according to the properties of probe particle motion" by R. S. Signatullin. Mathematical Reviews, No. 80e, June 1980, p. 2042. 2. A review of "Construction of Wightman's axiomatic scheme for a concentratable field. VIII. Polynomial cluster property of Wightman functions" by Ju. M. Lomsaladze, I. Ju. Krivskii, and I. M. Shuba. Mathematical Reviews, No. 80b, February 1980, p. 792. 3. A review of "Magnetohydrodynamics and cosmology" by Giuseppe Arcidiacono. Mathematical Reviews, No. 80a, January 1980, p. 405.

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## University Service and Outreach

## Service: University Level

2007-present Member, Faculty Senate 2013 Member, Outstanding Thesis Committee, Graduate School 2007-11 Member, Library Committee of the Faculty Senate 2009-10: Chair, Library Committee of the Faculty Senate 2006 Member, Outstanding Thesis Committee, Graduate School## Service: Inter-Disciplinary Level

Spring 2008-present Team Member, CenMaSTER, Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education and Research 2005-07 Member, Mathematics Working Group, Teacher for New Era (TNE) Program funded by the Carnegie Corporation## Service: College Level

2012-15 Member, Doctoral Committee of the Teaching, Learning, and Culture Program 2008-present Faculty Member, Project LEAP UP - Learning, Encouraging, And Planning to Uplift Performance, a project focusing on English Language Proficiency Standards and improving education for English Language Learners, supported by the Department of Education grant 2006-present Faculty Member, Mother-Daughter/Father-Son Program, a program focusing on engaging sixth-grade Hispanic girls and boys together with their mothers and fathers to participate in activities designed to help raise educational aspirations 2006-present Faculty Member, Action for Equity (ACE) Project, a project aimed at gender equity in STEM disciplines, supported by the Department of Education grant 2007-2010 Faculty Mentor, UTEP Student Chapter of the Texas State Teacher Association (TSTA) 2008 Faculty Mentor, UTEP student team at the NASA National Competition on the Best Math/Science Lesson Plan, NASA Pre-Service Teachers Conference (PSTC), Arlington, Virginia; UTEP team placed 5th nationally 2005 Faculty Mentor, UTEP student team at the NASA National Competition on the Best Math/Science Lesson Plan, NASA Pre-Service Teachers Conference (PSTC), Arlington, Virginia## Service: Department Level

2010-present Math, Science, and Technology Program Coordinator 2010-present Member, Search Committee for an Associate/Full Professor Position in Science Education 2005-present weekly advising/tutoring for undergraduate and graduate students## Outreach

February 27, 2013 Evaluator, First Annual High School Math Education Conference of the El Paso Independent School District February 16, 2013 Judge, First Lego League, Texas–West Region Championship, El Paso, Texas 2007-present conducting bi-monthly workshops for in-service teachers; workshops are supported by grants from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board: the Teacher Quality grants, the Supporting A Better Education in Math And Science (SaBE MaS) grant, and The UTEP Master Teacher Academies grant May 23, 2012 Judge, El Paso Independent School District, Gifted and Talented Program (GT), Independent Study Projects February 11, 2011 conducted workshop "Graphical Representations of data: Math and science integration" at UTEP's Mother-Daughter/Father-Son Program 24th Annual Career Day and Supporting A Better Education in Math And Science (SaBE MaS) Project STudent Always Reaching for the Top (START), University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas November 13, 2010 conducted workshop with coordinators of community projects related to Math and Science, at UTEP's Mother-Daughter/Father-Son Program Annual Open House and Supporting A Better Education in Math And Science (SaBE MaS) Project STudent Always Reaching for the Top (START), University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas March 1, 2008 presented a talk "Famous women in STEM disciplines" at the UTEP Mother-Daughter/Father-Son Program Career Day, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas November 17, 2007 Sciencia para familia, presentation of Science activities at the Maquiladora Project, Cd. Juarez, Mexico November 10, 2007 conducted workshop "Learning mathematics and Science Actively by Using Innovative Tablet PC Technology", at UTEP's Mother-Daughter/Father-Son Program 22nd Annual Open House and University Tour, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas November 9, 2007 conducted workshop "Learning mathematics actively using origami hands-on activities and Tablet PC Technology", at Discover Your Inner Beauty (Mirror, Mirror), A Girl Scouts of the Rio Grande Event, El Paso, Texas September 24, 2007 conducted workshop "Fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math", organized by the ACtion for Equity (ACE) grant from the U.S. Department of Education October 28, 2006 conducted workshop "Math + Technology = FUN" during UTEP's Mother-Daughter/Father-Son Program 21st Annual Open House and University Tour, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas July 22, 2006 conducted workshop "Gender Issues in Mathematics Education", Summer Workshop "S.T.E.M. Power" organized by the ACtion for Equity (ACE) Project, a project supported by the US Department of Education, El Paso, Texas May 13, 2006 conducted workshop "Mathematics Explorations through Origami" at Mother-Daughter/Father-Son Summer Camp April 19, 2006 conducted workshop "Mathematics Explorations", organized by the ACtion for Equity (ACE) Project, a project supported by the US Department of Education, El Paso, Texas 2005-06 Organizer, Parent Power Nights, Canutillo Independent School District, Canutillo, Texas 2005-06 Organized and conducted Mathematical After-School Program for Gifted and Talented Children, Grades 4-6, Canutillo Independent School District, Canutillo, Texas 1972-78 Participated in the organization of mathematical olympiads for high school and middle high school students Novosibirsk school district, Russia Summer 1973 Tutor in a special outreach program for teaching mathematics to incoming high school students to prepare them for the University entrance exams, Novosibirsk University, Russia

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## Honors and Awards

July 2010 Best Paper Award, 2010 International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2010, Toronto, Canada, July 12-15, 2010 May 2010 Award for Excellence in Scholarship, College of Education, University of Texas at El Paso May 2010 Faculty Marshal of Students, College of Education, University of Texas at El Paso

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