Applied Computational Intelligence: Proceedings of the 6th International Flins Conference Blankenberge, Belgium 1 - 3 September 2004

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FLINS, originally an acronym for "Fuzzy Logic and Intelligent technologies in Nuclear Science", has now been extended to include computational intelligent systems for applied research. FLINS 2004, is the sixth in a series of international conferences, covers state-of-the-art research and development in applied computational intelligence for applied research in general and for power/nuclear engineering in particular. This book presents the latest research trends and future research directions in the field.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789812388735
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2004
  • Pages: 708
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Uncertainty modelling in real-time : from logistics to financial management 3
Reasoning with uncertain intelligence information 5
An introduction to a self organizable & regulating engine 6
Hand gesture as a means of human-friendly interface/interaction 7
Higher-order neural units for image processing and their applications to robot routing problems 13
Classifiers and decision makers 19
Fuzzy data mining : fuzziness/uncertainty in discovery of associations 25
Uncertain information processing : from theory to implementations at Southwest Jiaotong University in China 26
Progress and prospect in lattice-value logic systems based on lattice implication algebras 29
Implication algebra by meta-theory of the uncertainty 35
A method of constructing a quasi-lattice implication algebra 41
On the construction of finite lattice implication algebras 45
The relations between lattice implication algebras and Brouwerian lattice 51
Relating intuitionistic fuzzy sets and interval-valued fuzzy sets through bilattices 57
Some fuzzy LI-ideals in lattice implication algebras 65
LI-filters in lattice implication algebras 71
The properties of implication operator in lattice implication algebra 77
L-valued modal fuzzy reasoning based on the L[subscript V PL] 83
A resolution model on lattice-valued tense propositional logic 87
Lattice implication algebra model of linguistic variable truth and its inference 93
The logic validity of analogy inference and learning 99
[alpha]-automated reasoning method based on LP(X) 105
Neural networks = fuzzy rule bases 111
Analysis of weight characteristics in a multilayer perceptron 118
Immune emergent computation-based bio-network architecture and its simulation platform 124
Fuzzy analysis and calculation based on the structured element 128
Ranking fuzzy numbers with the general characteristics 134
An inclusion measure for rough sets 138
A semantic model of linguistic truth variable 144
A multi-attribute evaluation approach based on analysis and learning of attribute coordinate 148
Mining causality from imperfect data 155
Discovering frequent patterns in sequence groups 161
Empirically validating an adapted classification based on associations algorithm on UCI data 167
A method for association rules mining 173
Enriching the ER/EER model based on discovered association rules 179
An extended process model for knowledge discovery in database 185
Intuitionistic fuzzy relational databases and translation of the intuitionistic fuzzy SQL 189
Efficient clustering with fuzzy ants 195
Enhanced RBF network using fuzzy control method 201
Pattern recognition with spiking neural networks and dynamic synapses 205
Evolving autoregressive neural networks for the problem of modeling nonlinear heterogeneous time series 211
Recognition of identifiers from shipping container image using fuzzy binarization and neural network with enhanced learning algorithm 215
Fuziness-driven edge detection based on Renyi's A-order fuzzy entropy 222
Statistical analysis of ECG signals with wavelet techniques and methods of non-linear dynamics 230
Classification of two-phase flow regimes via image analysis by a neuro-wavelet approach 236
Performing an analysis of fuzzy fusion for spermatozoa in fertile human 240
Linguistic summaries of image patterns 246
Image retrieval using linguistic expressions of colors 250
A coloring algorithm for image classification 258
Fuzzy models to deal with heterogeneous information in decision making problems in engineering processes 266
Self-tuning method for fuzzy rule base with belief structure 272
Aggregation of fuzzy opinions with the mean distance and a similarity measure under group decision making 276
A new method with projection technique for fuzzy multi-attribute decision making 282
A new criterion for fuzzy multi-attribute decision making 288
A systems analysis of improving the reasonability of appraisement system of human resource 292
A model of evaluation of an appraisement system of human resource 296
An algorithm for linear bilevel programming problems 300
A fuzzy goal approximate algorithm for solving multiple objective linear programming problems with fuzzy parameters 304
A kind of fuzzy least squares support vector machines for pattern classification 308
Online training evaluation in virtual reality simulators using evolving fuzzy neural networks 314
The personalized PageRank based on user behaviors 318
Implementation of an intelligent spider's algorithm for search engine 324
A model for semantic of linguistic information with incomparability 328
Fuzzy adaptive control based on L-R fuzzy number and application in the pension systems 334
Study on intelligentized split-spread and intelligentized renew-compound of multiplex information-flow in working-flow management 338
A fuzzy set theoretic method to validate simulation models 342
Application in evaluation of Loess collapsibility with information diffusion technique 350
Mode of soft risk map made by using information diffusion technique 358
Benefit of soft risk map made by using information diffusion technique 364
A risk assessment model of water shortage and its application for analyzing bearing capacity of water resources 370
An earthquake risk assessment method based on fuzzy probability 376
Reliability theory using high conditional probability events 382
A fuzzy impulse noise detection and suppression filter for color images 393
Video deinterlacing using adaptive fuzzy filters 397
Color image enhancement method using fuzzy surfaces in the framework of the logarithmic models 403
GIS and satellite image processing for the study of human impact assessment on steppe development in Uzbekistan 409
The Haar wavelets in a fuzzy system form and an application to the Johnson noise thermometry 416
Neural network based sonar target differentiation 422
Systematic design of a stable fuzzy controller for a robotic manipulator using describing function technique 428
An intelligent robot overview for medical in vitro fertilization 434
Self-adaptation of the symbolic world model of a mobile robot : an evolution-based approach 438
Multiple objective genetic algorithms for autonomous mobile robot path planning optimization 444
Fine tuning for autonomous vehicle steering fuzzy control 450
A new sonar landmark for place recognition 456
Automatic parking with collision avoidance 463
Modeling the relationship between nonwoven structural parameters and their properties from few number of data 471
A new framework for fuzzy multi-attribute outranking decision making 477
Fault diagnosis in air-handling unit system using dynamic fuzzy neural network 483
Prioritizing design requirements based on fuzzy outranking methods 489
An analytic strategic planning framework for e-business projects 495
Urban land development with possibilistic information 501
An application of fuzzy AHP/DEA methodology for the facility layout design in the presence of both quantitative and qualitative data 507
An intelligent hybrid approach for industrial quality control combining neural networks, fuzzy logic and fractal theory 513
A fuzzy heuristic multi-attribute conjunctive approach for ERP software selection 519
Estimation of ease allowance of a garment using fuzzy logic 525
Multi-attribute comparison of quality consultants in Turkey using fuzzy AHP 531
NARMAX-model based time series prediction : feedforward and recurrent fuzzy neural network approaches 537
Implementation of on-line monitoring programs at nuclear power plants 543
Prediction interval estimation techniques for empirical modeling strategies and their applications to signal validation tasks 549
Nuclear power plant monitoring with MLP and RBF network 557
Technical aspects of the implementation of the fuzzy decision aid system developed for the Belgian radioactive waste management agency 561
Reactor coolant leak detection system 567
A fuzzy clustering approach for transients classification 573
Frame structure of China's nuclear emergency decision-making operation system (COSY) and evaluating subsystem fuzzy decision-making method 579
Surveillance tests optimization of a PWR auxiliary feedwater system by constrained genetic programming 583
New proposal of reactivity coefficient estimation method using a gray-box model in nuclear power plants 589
HTGR helium turbine conceptual design by genetic/gradient optimization 597
Continuous and discrete methods for the aggregation and the COG stages in the power control of a TRIGA reactor 603
A niching method with fuzzy clustering applied to a genetic algorithm for a nuclear reactor core design optimization 607
Estimation of break location and size for loss of coolant accidents using neural networks 611
Characterisation of size, shape and motion behaviour of insulation particles in coolant flow using image processing methods 617
Control of chaotic systems using fuzzy clustering identification and sliding mode control 623
Secure communication based on chaotic synchronization 629
Transition between fuzzy and chaotic systems 635
A novel chaos-based video encryption algorithm 641
A theory of fuzzy chaos for the simulation and control of non-linear dynamical systems 649
Hardware implementation of an improved symmetry feature point extraction algorithm 655
Design of a fuzzy model-based controller for a drum boiler-turbine system 659
Universal Takagi-Sugeno fuzzy controller core implemented in a PLD device 665
Parallel pipeline floating-point fuzzy processor 671
Dealing with dynamic aspects of operators' performance 677
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