C.S. Dept 1992 Publications

1993 publications publication index 1991 publications

Cercone, N., Goebel, R., de Haan, J., and Schaeffer, S., (1992) The ECO Family Summary, Special Issue of Computers and Mathematics on Semantic Networks, F. Lehmann (ed.), 23(2-5), 95-132.

Kuttner, E., Havens, W., and Cercone, N. (1992) Processing Natural Language with Schema Constraint Networks. Computers and Mathematics, 24(11), 3-10.

Cercone, N., and Pattabhiraman, T. (1992) Introduction to the Special Issue on Natural Language Generation (continued). Computational Intelligence 8(1), Blackwell's Pub., 72-76.

Han, J., Cai, Y., and Cercone, N. (1992) Knowledge Discovery in Databases: An SFU Effort. AI'92 Machine Learning Workshop, Vancouver, Canada.

Pattabhiraman, T., and Cercone, N. (1992). Communicating Properties Using Salience-Induced Comparisons, 14th Annual Cognitive Science Conference, Bloomington, Indiana, 1032-1038.

Cercone, N., Havens, B., and Pattabhiraman, T. (1992) Knowledge-Based Systems Exposed: Some Applications Oriented Examples, Proceedings 31st Conference of Metallurgists (invited), Edmonton, Alberta,121-138.

Han, J., Cai, Y., and Cercone, N. (1992) Knowledge Discovery in Databases: An Attribute-Oriented Approach, Proceedings of the 18th VLDB Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 547-559.

Han, J., Cai, Y., Cercone, N. and Huang, Y. (1992) DBLEARN: A Knowledge Discovery System for Large Databases, Proc. 1st International Conf. on Information and Knowledge Management, Baltimore, 473-481.

Han, J., Cai, Y., and Cercone, N. (1992) Knowledge Discovery in Large Databases. (invited) Proceedings of Computer World '92 (2nd International Symposium) Kobe, Japan, 60-67.

Chan, C.W. (1992), "Knowledge Acquisition by Conceptual Modelling", Applied Mathematics Letters Journal, 5 (3), p. 7-12.

Chan, C.W., "Inferential Model and Inferential Modelling Technique: A Systematic Technique for KNowledge Analysis::", Proceedings of the Seventh Banff Knowledge Acquisition for Knowledge-based Systems Workshop, Banff Canada, 11-16 October 1992, 6. This paper received the Best Student Paper Award.

S.D. Goodwin, 1992, Second Order Direct Inference: A reference class selection policy, International Journal of Expert Systems: Research and Applications, A. Canas (ed.), vol. 5:3, JAI Press, Greenwich, CT., pp. 1-26.

S.D. Goodwin, E. Neufeld, and A. Trudel, 1992, Temporal Reasoning with Real-valued Functions, in Proceedings of the Second Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 2, Seoul, Korea, pp. 1266-1271.

S.D. Goodwin, E. Neufeld, and A. Trudel, 1992, Definite Integral Information, Proceedings of the Canadian Society for the Computational Study of Intelligence, pp. 128-133.

   (Also University of Regina Computer Science TR-CS-92-01, 1992)
S.D. Goodwin, E. Neufeld, and A. Trudel, 1992, Interpolating Definite Integral Information, Proceedings of the Fifth Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, pp. 119-123.

S.D. Goodwin, 1992, Inheritance and Specificity I: The Reference Class Problem, Fourth International Conference on Computing and Information (Pre-conference proceedings), Toronto, pp. 236-239.

S.D. Goodwin, 1992, Inheritance and Specificity II: Reference Class Selection, Fourth International Conference on Computing and Information (Post-conference proceedings), IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos, CA., pp. 262-265.

Hamilton, H.J. and Dyck, J.M., "IIPS: A Framework for Specifying Inductive-Inference Problems," Applied Mathematics Letters, 5:6, 1992, pp.89-94.

Hamilton, H.J. and Dyck, J.M., "Using the IIPS Framework to Specify Machine-Discovery Problems," in Proceedings ICCI '92 Fourth International Conference on Computing and Information. IEEE Computer Society Press, Toronto, May, 1992, pp.266-269.

Hamilton, H.J. and Dyck, J.M., "IIPS: A Framework for Specifying Inductive-Inference Problems," in W.W. Koczkodaj, P.E. Lauer, and A.A. Toptsis, editors, Computing and Information, ICCI'92, IEEE, Toronto, May, 1992, pp.240-243. Preliminary, short version of journal paper.

Hamilton, H.J., "A Knowledge-Based Approach to Choosing Hashing Functions," in Proceedings of FLAIRS-92 Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April 1992, pp.287-290.

Johnson, J. A. (1992). A review of adaptive parsing: Self-extending natural language interfaces (invited review). Computational Linguistics, 18(3): 374-376.

Johnson, J. A. & R. S. Rosenberg. (1992). A measure of semantic relatedness for resolving ambiguities in natural language database requests. Data & Knowledge Engineering, 7(3): 201-225.

Johnson, J. A. & G. M. Johnson. (1992). Student characteristics and computer programming competency: A correlation analysis. Journal of Studies in Technical Careers, 14(1): 33-46.

Johnson, G. M. & J. A. Johnson. (1992). Teacher-student congruence and first grade reading achievement: Predictive validation of an interactional educational construct. B. C. Journal of Special Education, 16(2): 183-197.

Johnson, G. M. & J. A. Johnson. (1992). Teacher-student discordance and first grade reading comprehension: Exploration of an ecological construct. Canadian Journal of Special Education, 8(1): 55-69.

Johnson, J. A. & R. E. deMatta. (1992). Product sequencing using a robot problem solver. In D.E. Grierson, G. Rzevski & R. A. Adey (Eds.), Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Engineering VII, pp 855-872. Southampton, UK: Computational Mechanics. Also presented at ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee (May 1991).

Johnson, J. A. & R. S. Rosenberg. (1992). Knowledge sharing for natural language understanding and conceptual modeling for database design. In Proc. of the 2nd Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence PRICAI'92, pp 980-988. Seoul, Korea: Center for Artificial Intelligence Research.

Johnson, J. A. & R. S. Rosenberg. (1992). A data management strategy for transportable natural language interfaces. In M. B. Fishman, (Ed.), Proceedings of the 5th Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Symposium, pp 146-150. St. Petersburg, USA: Florida AI Research Society. Also presented at ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, Philadelphia (Oct. 1990).

Konopka, J., "Recognizing Simple Shapes Using the Hough Line Transform", with A. Law and P. Dickof Congressus Numerantium Volume 87, March 1992.

"An Expert System for Determining Treatment Times for the Amersham Caesium 137 Treatment of Uterine Tumors." Roberts C.H. Law and R.B. Maguire, Congressus Numerantium 87, March 1992, 97-105.

"A Knowledged Interface for a Consulting System." Zandong Yang and R.B. Maguire, Congessus Numerantium 87, March 1992, 187-192.

"Treatment Time for Amersham Caesium 137 Manual Afterloading System." Roberts C.H. Law, Abdalla S.A. Mohamed and R.B. Maguire, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Vol. 22, No. 5, Sept. 1992, 337-349.

Z. Yang and H. Raafat, "A Statistical Method for Obtaining the Factors in Electronic-Component Reliability Prediction Models", IEEE Trans. on Reliability, Dec. 1992, Vol. 41, pp. 554-557.

H. Raafat, Z. Yang and D. Gauthier, "State and Time Topologies for Geographic Information", Inter. Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, ISPRS Vol. XXIX, Part B3, Commission III, 1992, pp. 151-161.

Z. Yang and H. Raafat, "A Historical Database Structure for Reliability Prediction of Electronic Products", 1st Beijing Inter. Conf. on Reliability, Maintainability and Safety, Beijing, China, Oct. 1992.

H. Raafat and X. Qinghan, "A Polygon Classification Approach to Remotely Sensed Images", Vision Interface'92, Vancouver, B.C., May 1992, pp. 93-96.

X. Qinghan and H. Raafat, "Remote Sensing Image Classification by a GIS Guided Spatial Analysis", IEEE Inter. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (IGARSS '92), Houston, Texas, May, 1992, Vol. 2, pp. 1606-1608.

X. Qinghan and H. Raafat, "Integrating Remote Sensing with Geographic Information Systems for Land Information Management", Proc. of Making Information Work Conference, the U.S. Governors' Association, Washington, D.C., January 1992, pp. 255-263.

J. Paredaens, J. Van den Bussche, M. Andries, M. Gemis, M. Gyssens, I. Thyssens, D. Van Gucht, V. Sarathy, L.V. Saxton, (1992), "An overview of GOOD", ACM SIGMOD Record, Vol. 21, No. 1, March 1992, 25-31.

L.V. Saxton "Supporting complex objects in databases", IRIS/PRECARN Workshop on Databases and Knowledge Bases, IBM Toronto Laboratory, December 4, 1992.

L.V. Saxton, (1992), Solution to problem 91-16 "An affirmative action graph", SIAM Review, Vol. 34, No. 4, December 1992, page 652.

Y.Y. Yao and S.K.M. Wong, "A Decision Theoretic Framework for Approximating Concepts", Man-Machine Studies, Vol. 37 (1992), 793-809.

S.J. Wan and S.K.M. Wong, "A Partially Supervised Learning Algorithm for Linearly Separable Systems", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 14, No. 10 (1992), 1052-1056.

S.K.M. Wong, P. Bollmann and Y.Y. Yao, "Characterization of< Qualitative Belief Structures", Man-machine Studies, Vol. 37 (1992), 123-133.

S.K.M. Wong and Y.Y. Yao, "An Information-Theoretic Measure of Term Specificity", Journal of the American Society for Information Science, Vol. 43, No. 1 (1992), 54-61.

W.K. Chau, S.K.M Wong, X.D. Yang and S.J. Wan, "On the Selection of Small Color Palette for Color Image Quantization", Proceedings of SPIE: Image Processing Algorithms and Techniques III, Vol. 1657, (San Jose, Ca., 1992), 326-333.

S.K.M. Wong, L.S. Wang and Y.Y. Yao, "Interval Structure: a Framework for Representing Uncertain Information", Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, (Stanford, 1992), 336-343.

Z.W. Wang, S.K.M. Wong, and Y.Y. Yao, "An Analysis of Vector Space Models Based on Computational Geometry", Proceedings of the 15th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, (Copenhagen, 1992), 152-160.

S.K.M. Wong, L.S. Wang and Y.Y. Yao, "Non-numeric Belief Structures", Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computing and Information, (Toronto, 1992), 248-251.

Y. Xiang, A. Eisen, M. MacNeil, and M.P. Beddoes, ``Quality Control in Nerve Conduction Studies with Coupled Knowledge Based System Approach'', Muscle and Nerve}, Vol.15, No.2, 180-187, 1992.

Y. Xiang, D. Poole and M. P. Beddoes, ``Exploring Locality In Bayesian Networks For Large Expert Systems'', Proc. Eighth Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, Stanford, CA, 344-351, 1992.

Y. Xiang, ``Computing the Lower-Bounded Composite Hypothesis by Belief Updating'', Proc. Ninth Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Vancouver, BC, 98-105, 1992.

Y. Xiang and W. Havens, ``Integrating Probabilistic Reasoning into the Echidna Constraint Logic Programming System'', CSS-IS TR 92-08, Simon Fraser University, 1992.

Yang, X.D. 1992. An Improved Algorithm for Labeling Connected Components of a Binary Image, the International Journal of Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing, Special Volume: "Progress in Computer Vision and Image Processing", ed. Rosenfeld and Shapiro, Academic Press, pp.555-569.

Madjitey, J., A.G. Law. and X.D. Yang, 1992. Volume Rendering Using An Integer Line Integral Algorithm II, Congressus Numerantium, Vol.87, pp.129-143.

Wang, N.Q., L. Symes and X.D. Yang, 1992. Threshold hierarchy for image segmentation using fuzzy sets. Proc. Canadian Conf. on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE-92), Toronto, Sept. 13-16, pp.WA3.29.1-5.

Yang, X.D. 1992. Adaptive Representation of Histogram Using Interval Tree, Proc. IEE 4th Int. Conf. on Image Processing and Its Applications, April, Maastrcht, The Netherlands, pp.490-493.

Yu, Zhenhan and X.D. Yang, 1992. Computer Simulation and Analysis on Yarn Evenness Inspection Through Fabrics, Proc. 2nd Intl. Conf. on System Simulation and Scientific Computing, Oct., Beijing, China, pp.542-546.

Chau, W.K, S.K.M. Wong, X.D. Yang and S.J. Wan. 1992. On the Selection of Small Color Palette for Color Image Qantization. Proc. SPIE/IS&T's Symposium on Electronic Imaging: Science and Technology - Image Processing Algorithms and Technologies III, San Jose, CA, Feb., pp.326-333.

A. G. Law, C. N. Zhang, A. Rezazadeh and L. Jodar, "Evaluation of a Rational Function", Numerical Algorithms, Vol. 3, Dec. 1992, pp 265-272.

C. N. Zhang, "Systematic Designing Systolic Arrays for Computing Multiple Problem Instances", Microelectronics Journal, Vol. 23, No. 7, Oct. 1992, pp 543-553.

A. Rezazadeh, C. N. Zhang, A. G. Law and J. H. Weston, "A Role for Generalized Inverses in Designing Systolic Arrays", Congressus Numerantium, Vol. 87, Mar. 1992, pp 51-57.

C. N. Zhang, A. G. Law, A. Rezazadeh and C. C. Tseng, "A New Approach for Mapping Algorithms with Complex Operations onto VLSI Systolic Arrays", International Conf. on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS '92), Dec. 1992, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan, pp 291-297.

C. N. Zhang and G. C. Hsu, "A Two-level Pipelining Implementation for RSA Cryptosystem", International Computer Symp. (ICS '92), Dec. 1992, Taichung, Taiwan, pp 179-186.

Y. F. Yan, C. N. Zhang, A. G. Law and J. H. Weston, "A Systolic Array Design Environment", Canadian Conf. on VLSI (CCVLSI '92), Halifax, Oct. 1992, pp 284-291.

Y. F. Yan, C. N. Zhang and A. G. Law, "A Combined Static/Dynamic Data Compression Approach", Canadian Conf. on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE '92), Toronto, Sep. 1992, MM10.11.1-MM10.11.4.

C. N. Zhang, A. G. Law and A. Rezazadeh, "A Systematic Approach for Designing Systolic Arrays", Second Great Lakes Symp. on VLSI, Kalamazoo, MI, Feb. 1992, pp 92-95.

Ziarko, W. P., Machine learning and knowledge acquisition in civil engineering (with Arciszewski, T.). In Arciszewski, T. (ed.) Knowledge Acquisition in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1992, 50-69.

Ziarko, W. P., Knowledge-based process control using rough sets (with Szladow, A.). In Slowinski, R. (ed.) Decision Support by Experience: Rough Sets Approach. Kluver Academic Publishers, 1992, 49-60.

Ziarko, W. P., Acquisition of control algorithms from operation data. In Slowinski, R (ed.) Decision Support by Experience: Rough Sets Approach. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992, 61-75.

Ziarko, W. P., Generation of control algorithms for computerized controllers by operator supervised training. Proceedings of the Eleventh IASTED International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control, Innsbruck, Austria, 1992, 510-513.

Ziarko, W. P., Expert systems: their limitations v.s. our expectations. Proceedings of the 4-th International Conference on Computing and Information, Toronto, 1992.

Ziarko, W. P., Rough sets theory applied to a large multispecies toxicity database. (with Keiser, K. and Szladow, A.). Proceedings of the 5-th International Workshop on QSAR in Environmental Toxicology, Duluth, Minnesota, 1992.

Ziarko, W. P., Analysis of uncertain information in the framework of variable precision rough sets model. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Rough Sets: State of the Art and Perspectives, Kiekrz, Poland, 1992, 74-77.

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