Second International Workshop on

Intelligent Systems Design and Applications



07 - 08 August 2002


Atlanta, USA





Wednesday, August 7, 2002

8:30 AM – 4:00 PM




Wednesday, August 7, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM


Welcome Greetings


Wednesday, August 7, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM (Plenary session)


Plenary Talk: “Fuzzy Differential Inclusions”, V. Lakshmikantham


Parallel Sessions


Wednesday, August 7, 11:00 AM – 12:20 PM



Session 1: Neurocomputation and Applications

Chair:  Seppo Karrila


11:00 AM          RBF Neural Networks for Classification Using New Kernel Functions

Hamparsum Bozdogan and Zhenqiu Liu


11:20 AM          A Performance Assessment of Bayesian Network Models as a Predictor of Breast Cancer Survival Amy Moore and Albert Hoang


11:40 AM          Non-Linear Factor Analysis (NLFA) with Feedforward Networks Performs Non-Linear Data Reduction with Extraction of Linear Scores

Seppo Karrila


12:00 PM          Intelligent System Modelling and Simulation using Hybrid Recurrent Networks 

D. Al-Dabass, D. Evans and S. Sivayoganathan  



Session 2: Neurocomputation and Applications

Chair: Baikunth Nath    


11:00 AM          Fast adaptive control of a complex non-linear system by adalines: motion in a fluid under thruster power 

Gilles Labonté  


11:20 AM          Control and Identification for Non-Linear Systems Affected by Noise Using Wavelet Network 

Smriti Srivastava, Madhusudan Singh and M. Hanmandlu             


11:40 AM          Wavelet-Based Neural Net Application for Feature Detection and Classification

Ajay Verma, Akif Ibragimov, Satheesh Ramachandran and Richard Mayer 


12:00 PM          Neurocomputing Based Canadian Weather Analysis

                        Imran Maqsood, Muhammad Riaz Khan and Ajith Abraham



Wednesday, August 7, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM




Wednesday, August 7, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM (Plenary session)


Plenary Talk: “Design of Array Processors for Multidimensional Image/signal Transforms”, Stanislav G. Sedukhin




Parallel Sessions


Wednesday, August 7, 3:00 PM – 5:20 PM


Session 1:  Fuzzy  Systems and Intelligent Paradigms

Chair: Judy A Franklin


3:00 PM            Real Time Fuzzy Personalized Web Stock Information Agent

Yanfei Wang, Yan-Qing Zhang, Saeid Belkasim and Raj Sunderraman      


3:20 PM            Web-based Fuzzy Neural Networks for Stock Prediction

Yu Tang, Fujun Xu, Xuhui Wan and Yan-Qing Zhang


3:40 PM            Web-based Learning Evaluation Fuzzy Expert System

Ramdane Issolah and Yan-Qing Zhang   


4:00 PM            Comparison Theorem for Hybrid Fuzzy Differential Equations

Abdelkrim Brania, Negash G Medhin and Masilamani Sambandham         


4:20 PM            An Intelligent Method for Processing String in 3-D Based on its Minimum Energy

Rahmat Budiarto, Abdullah Zawawi Hj Taib, Zaharin Yusoff and Masashi Yamada  


4:40 PM            Nonlinear Credit Assignment for Musical Sequences

Judy A. Franklin and Victoria Manfredi    



5:00 PM            Impromptu: On-Demand Self-Servicing Software Framework

Ella Grishikashvili, M. Allen and A. Taleb-Bendiab           



Session 2: Hybrid Soft Computing & Other Intelligent Techniques

Chair: Ajith Abraham


3:00 PM            Neuro-Fuzzy System for Ash Property Prediction

Giovanna Castellano, Ciro Castiello, Anna M. Fanelli and Michele Giovannini         


3:20 PM            Performance Analysis of Connectionist Paradigms for Modeling Chaotic Behavior of Stock Indices

Ajith Abraham, Ninan Sajith Philip, Baikunth Nath and P. Saratchandran   


3:40 PM            A Hybrid Fuzzy-Neural Network for Modeling Short-Term Demand Forecasting in Czech Republic

                        Muhammad Riaz Khan and Ajith Abraham          


4:00 PM            Multi-Resolution Model Fusion For Corrosion Classification

Satheesh Ramachandran, Ajay Verma and Akif Ibragimov           


4:20 PM            HOLMES: A Prototype for the Targeted Research of Information about Hi-Tech Companies

Nicola Capuano, Matteo Gaeta1, Fabio Gasparetti and Alessandro Micarelli           


4:40 PM            Distogram: a translation -- and rotation --invariant and scale- covariant signature of a primitive shape

Geehyuk Lee and Misook Sohn  


5:00 PM            An Algorithm of Fuzzy ISODATA Dynamic Clustering

Cao Xiedong and Zhao Jinzhou  



Wednesday, August 7, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM (Plenary sessions)


Plenary Talk 1:“Computational Web Intelligence: Intelligent Technology on Wired and Wireless Networks”, Yan-Qing Zhang


Plenary Talk 2: “Computing, Dynamics, and the Third Way”, Petros A. M. Gelepithis



Thursday, August 8, 2002

8:30 AM – 4:00 PM





Thursday, August 8, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM (Plenary sessions)

Plenary Talk 1: “Blow-up Time for a Parabolic Problem with a Nonlinear Source of Local and Nonlocal Features”, C.Y. Chan and H.Y. Tian

Plenary Talk 2: “Simulating Diffusion”, M. M. Chawla

Parallel Sessions

Thursday, August 8, 10:00 AM – 12:20 PM



Session 1: Neurocomputation and Applications

Chair: Clara Pérez

11:00 AM          Intelligent System Design Using Artificial Neural Networks for Automatic Semantic units Extraction in Medical Literature

Clara Pérez      


11:20 AM          A Block Based Cellular Neural Network Architecture for High Storage Capacity Pattern Recognition

Ming-Jung Seow and Vijayan K. Asari     


11:40 AM          Designing a Neural Network with Gradient Flow

N. Del Buono    


12:00 PM          Transforming Backpropagation Neural Networks to Decision Trees Using NN-DT Cascade Method

Milan Zorman, Peter Kokol and Bruno Stiglic         



Session 2:  Global Optimization Algorithms and Applications

Chair: P. Saratchandran


11:00 AM          Forecasting Solar Cycles with GP

M.A. Kaboudan 


11:20 AM          Extremal Optimization: an Evolutionary Local Search Algorithm

Stefan Boettcher           


11:40 AM          Simulated Annealing with Advanced Adaptive Neighborhood

Mitsunori Miki, Tomoyuki Hiroyasu and Keiko Ono           


12:00 PM          Hybrid Genetic Algorithm with Exact Techniques applied to TSP

Carlos Alberto Rossel Jahuira     



Thursday, August 8, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM




Thursday, August 8, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM (Plenary sessions)



Plenary Talk 1: “Adapting Distributed Representations to incorporate new Concepts and Relations with Linear Relational Embedding”, Alberto Paccanaro


Plenary Talk 2: “Numerical Calibration of Hydrogeological Model”, Dan Kannan



Parallel Sessions


Thursday, August 8, 3:00 PM – 5:20 PM


Session 1: Global Optimization Algorithms and Applications   

Chair: Tomoyuki Hiroyasu


3:00 PM            Memetic-Neural Scheduler of Jobs in Identical Parallel Machines

Tatiane R. Bonfim, Akebo Yamakami and Gisele C. Cardoso       


3:20 PM            A Genetic Algorithm Approach to Automated Custom Document Assembly

Lisa Purvis       


3:40 PM            A Genetic Algorithm for Multiobjective Optimization Problems with Fuzzy Constraints

Luciano de Moura and Akebo Yamakami


4:00 PM            MOGADES: Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm with Distributed Environment Scheme

Jiro Kamiura, Tomoyuki Hiroyasu, Mitsunori Miki and Shinya Watanabe    


4:20 PM            Temperature Parallel Simulated Annealing with Adaptive Neighborhood for Continuous Optimization Problem

Mitsunori Miki, Tomoyuki Hiroyasu, Masayuki Kasai, Keiko Ono and Takeshi Jitta  


4:40 PM            DCMOGADES: Distributed Cooperation model of Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm with Distributed Scheme

Tamaki Okuda, Tomoyuki Hiroyasu, Mitsunori Miki, Jiro Kamiura and Shinaya Watanabe   


5:00 PM            Genetic Algorithm Based Product Mix and Material Match

Sk Ahad Ali, Robert de Souza and Zahid Hossain           


Session 2:  Intelligent Agents, Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining


Intelligent Agents    

Chair: Simon Fong


3:00 PM            Dynamic Agent Population in Agent Based Distance Vector Routing

Kaizar A Amin and Armin R Mikler         


3:20 PM            Mobile Robot Control Using Intelligent Agents

K. Figueiredo, M. Vellasco and M.A. Pacheco     


3:40 PM            Applying the Multi-Agent Paradigm to Reconfigurable Hardware A Sensor Fusion Example

Hamid Reza Naji, John Weir and B. Earl Wells    


4:00 PM            A Concept-based Model to Facilitate Automated Negotiation in Multi-agent Systems

Simon Fong and Sofia Zhung     


Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining                                                              

Chair:  Yan-Qing Zhang


4:20 PM            An Expectation Maximization Algorithm Working on Data Summary

Hui Dong Jin, Kwong Sak Leung and Man Leung Wong    


4:40 PM            Unified Descriptive Language for Association Rules in Data Mining

Zahid Hossain and Sk. Ahad Ali 


5:00 PM            Frames in the Human-Operator Behavior Analysis

Alexander M. Yemelyanov          



Thursday, August 8, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM (Plenary sessions)



Plenary Talk 1: “Nonstandard Finite Difference Schemes for a Nonlinear Diffusion Partial Differential Equation”, Ronald E. Mickens


Plenary Talk 2: “3-D Adaptive Finite Element Mesh Generation”, R. Montenegro



Thursday, August 8, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM