C.S. Dept 1994 Publications

1995 publications publication index 1993 publications

Cercone, N., Han, J., McFetridge, P., Popowich, F., Cai, Y., Fass, D., Groeneboer, C., Hall, G., and Huang, Y. (1994) SystemX and DBLearn: easily getting more from your Relational Database. invited for Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering, F. Golshani (ed.), 1(4), 311-339.

Cercone, N., and McCalla, G. (1994) Ten years of Computational Intelligence. Computational Intelligence 10(4), Blackwell's Pub., 1-6.

Cercone, N., Joseph, S., Kao, M., Luk, W., and McCalla, G. (1994) A Knowledge-Based Approach to Providing Quality Responses from and Eliminating Unnecessary Database Accesses to Relational Databases with Natural Language Interfaces. Advances in Computing in the Humanities. E. Nissan (ed), JAI Press. (to app).

Cercone, N. McFetridge, P., Han, J. and Popowich, F. (1994) Human-Computer Interfaces: DBLEARN and SystemX. Rough Sets Workshop, Springer-Verlag Workshops in Computing series, W. Ziarko (ed), 32-43.

Hu, X., Cercone, N., and Han, J. (1994) An Attribute-Oriented Rough Set Approach for Knowledge Discovery in Databases, Rough Sets Workshop, Springer-Verlag Workshops in Computing series, W. Ziarko (ed), 90-99.

Xiang, Y., Wong, M., and Cercone, N. (1994) Quantifying Uncertainty of Knowledge Discovered from Databases, Rough Sets Workshop, Springer-Verlag Workshops in Computing series, W. Ziarko (ed), 63-73.

Hu, X., and Cercone, N. (1994) Learning in Relational Databases: A Rough Set Approach, 3rd Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics Conference, (to appear).

Chan, C., Tontiwachwuthikul, P., and Cercone, N. (1994) Object-Oriented Approach to Developing the Solvent Selection Advisory System for CO2 Removal Processes, International Conference on Expert Systems for Development, Bangkok, Thailand, (to appear).

Hu, X., and Cercone, N. (1994) Rough Sets and Multiple Knowledge Bases, FLAIRS-94, (to appear).

Hu, X., Cercone, N., and Han, J. (1994) A Concept-Based Knowledge Discovery Approach in Databases, 10th CSCSI, 47-62.

Hu, X., Cercone, N., and Xie, J. (1994) Learning Data Trend Regularities FFrom Databases in a Dynamic Environment, KDD-94, Seattle, 323-334.

Hu, X., and Cercone, N., and Shan, N. (1994) A rough set approach to compute all the maximal generalized rules. 6th International Conference on Computing and Information - ICCI'94, (to appear).

Shan, N., Hu, X., Ziarko, W., and Cercone, N. (1994) A Generalized Rough sets Model, 3rd Pacific Rim International Conference on AI , Beijing, China, August 16-18, 437-444.

Hu, X., Shan, N., Cercone, N., and Ziarko, W. (1994) DBROUGH: A Rough Set Based Knowledge Discovery System, ISMIS'94, Charlotte, North Carolina, October 16-19, 1994.

Hu, X., and Cer one, N. (1994) Discovery of Decision Rules from Databases: A Rough Set Approach, Third International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management Systems CIKM'94, (to appear).

Hu, X., and Cer one, N. (1994) The Principlse, Architecture and Experimental Results of A knowledge Discovery System: DBROUGH, 6th IEEE Tools for AI, (to appear).

Wu, X., and Cercone, N. (1994) Cooperative Responding to Indirect Information Requests in Database Retrieval, Fourth International Conference Information Systems Development ISD'94, Bled, Slovenia, 595-605.

Chan, C., Cercone, N. and An, A. (1994) Object-Oriented Modelling and Simulation of an Expert System for Monitoring and Control of a Water Distribution System, 19-21 December, London.

Cercone, N., McFetridge, P., Popowich, F., Fass, D., Groenboer, C., and Hall, G. (1994) The SystemX Natural Language Interface to Relational Databases. in J. G. Chen, F. G. Attia and D. L. Crabtree (Eds.) EXPERSYS-94: Expert Systems Applications & Artificial Intelligence. (Procs of the Sixth Int Conf on Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems Applications, Houston, TX, 1-2 December 1994) Gournay sur Marne, France: i.i.t.t. International, pp. 461-466.

Chan, C.W., P. Tontiwachwuthikul, and N. Cercone, "Knowledge Engineering for a Process Design Domain", International Journal of Expert Systems: Research and Applications, accepted OCrtober 3, 1994.

Maguire, R.B., Chan, C.W., and Cai, F., "ACEDIS: A user adaptive diagnostic system", International Journal of Applied Expert Systems, under revision, May 12, 1994.

Jennings, R.E. and Chan, C.W., "Inference as Preservation", revised and resubmitted to Computational Intelligence, October 1994.

Chan, C.W. and Johnsont, M., "Knowledge Modelling for Constructing an Expert System to Support Reforestation Decisions", submitted to Knowledge-Based Systems, October 1994.

Chan, C.W., "Model Formulation Using the Case Research Strategy", submitted to Decision Support Systems, Aubust 1994.

Chan, C.W., Cercone, N., An, A., and Tontiwachwuthikul, P., "Object-Oriented Modelling and Simulation of an Expert System for Monitoring and Control of a Water Distribution System", forthcoming in Proceedings of 1994 International Conference on Object-Oriented Information Systems, London, United Kingdom, 19-21 December 1994, sponsored by South Bank University, London, UK, accepted 15 July 1994.

Chan, C.W., "An Integrated Approach to Knowledge-Based Systems Development: the Object-Oriented Knowledge Engineering Methodology", Proceedings of the Workshop on Integrating Object-Orientation and Knowledge Representation, Eleventh European Conference on Artificial Intelligence 1994 (ECAI '94), 8-12 August 1994, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 4.

Chan, C.W., AN, A., Cercone, N., and Tontiwachwuthikul, P., "A Real-time Expert System for Reservoir Monitoring and Control in a Water Distribution System", Proceedings of the Artificial Intelligence Symposium, 44th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Calgary, Alberta, 2-5 October, 1994, p. 83-84.

Gao, W., Tontiwachwuthikul, P., and Chan, C.W., "Model for Developing an Expert System in Chemical Process Operations", Proceedings of the Artificial Intelligence Symposium, 44th Canadaian Chemical Engineering Conference, Calgary, Alberta, 2-5 October 1994, p. 173-174.

Chan, C.W., and Goodwin, S., "Inferential Modelling for Temporal Domains", Proceedings of the Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Symposium, FLAIRS-94, Pensacola Beach, Florida, U.S.A., 5-7 May, 1994, p. 280-285.

Chan, C.W., "A Technique for Knowledge Modelling", Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Expert Systems for Development, (sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society), Bangkok, Thailand, 28-31 March 1994, p. 30-35.

Chan, C.W., Tontiwachwuthikul, P., and Cercone, N., "Decision Support System for Solvent Selection of CO2 Removal Systems", Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Expert Systems for Development, (sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society), Bangkok, Thailand 28-31 March 1994, p. 292-297.

Chan, C.W., "An Object-Oriented Methodology for Development of Knowledge-Based Systems", Presentation at the Thai-Canadian HRD Planning Mission Workshop (sponsored by CIDA), King Mongkut's Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, 21 February 1994.

Tontiwachwuthikul, P. and Chan, C.W., "Strategies for Cost Reduction of CO2 Production from Coal-fired Power Plants: Modelling, Simulation, and Optimization Studies", confidential report for Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology (CANMET), Saskatchewan Power Corporation, Prairie Coal Company, August 1994.

S.D. Goodwin and H.J. Hamilton (eds.), 1994, Proceedings of the TIME-94 International Workshop on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, 184 pages.

S.D. Goodwin, E. Neufeld, and A. Trudel, 1994, Extrapolating Definite Integral Information, Selecting Models from Data: Artificial Intelligence and Statistics IV, Lecture Notes in Statistics 89, Cheeseman, P. and Oldford, R.W. (eds.), Springer-Verlag, pp. 273-282.

S.D. Goodwin, E. Neufeld, and A. Trudel, 1994, Probabilistic Temporal Representation and Reasoning, International Journal of Expert Systems: Research and Applications, JAI Press, Greenwich, CT., Vol. 7., No. 3., pp.\ 261-288.

S.D. Goodwin, M. Mahroos, and E. Neufeld, 1994, IDNAF Prolog, Applied Mathematics Letters, Elsevier Science Ltd., Vol. 7, No. 3., pp. 13-16.

S.D. Goodwin and E. Neufeld, 1994, The 6-49 Lottery Paradox, Computational Intelligence, Blackwell Publishers, 9 pages, [ accepted December 1994 subject to revisions].

S.D. Goodwin, E. Neufeld, A. Trudel, 1994, The Persistence of Statistical Information, Proceedings of the TIME-94 International Workshop on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, Pensacola, Florida, pp. 48-53.

C. Chan and S. Goodwin, 1994, Inferential Modelling for Temporal Domains, Seventh Florida AI Research Symposium, Pensacola, Florida, pp. 280-285.

S.D. Goodwin, H.J. Hamilton, E. Neufeld, A. Sattar, and A. Trudel, 1994, Belief Revision in a Discrete Temporal Probability-Logic, Seventh Florida AI Research Symposium}, Pensacola, Florida, pp. 334-341, [also in AI'93 Workshop on ``Belief Revision: Bridging the gap between theory and practice'', Melbourne, Australia, pp. 103-112.]

Goodwin, S.D. and Hamilton, H.J. (eds.), Proceedings of the TIME-94 International Workshop on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, University of Regina, Regina, Canada, 1994.

Carter, C.L. and Hamilton, H.J., "An Efficient, On-line Algorithm for Knowledge Discovery," Applied Mathematics Letters, accepted, Sept. 12, 1994.

Hamilton, H.J. and Fudger, D.F., "Estimating DBLEARN's Potential for Knowledge Discovery in Databases," Computational Intelligence, accepted, Sept. 26, 1994.

Fudger, D.F. and Hamilton, H.J., "A Heuristic for Evaluating Databases for Knowledge Discovery with DBLEARN," in Ziarko, W. (ed.), Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets and Knowledge Discovery, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1994, pp.44-51.

Hilderman, R.J. and Hamilton, H.J., "Distributed Application Entity Groups: Analysis and Simulation Results," 1995 IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix, AZ, March, 1995. Accepted December 6, 1994.

Hamilton, H.J. and Zhang, J., "Learning Pronunciation Rules for English Graphemes using the Version Space Algorithm." In Proceedings of FLAIRS-94 Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Symposium, Pensacola Beach, FL, May 1994, pp.76-80.

Carter, C.L. and Hamilton, H.J., Performance Improvement in the Implementation of DBLEARN, Tech. Report 94-5, Department of Computer Science, University of Regina, January, 1994, 10 pages.

Carter, C.L., Hamilton, H.J., and Cercone, N., The Software Architecture of DBLEARN, Tech. Report 94-4, Department of Computer Science, University of Regina, January, 1994, 27 pages.

Johnson, J. A. (1994). Disambiguation of Language: The Ultimate Reality and Meaning of Computer Studies. Ultimate Reality & Meaning, University of Toronto Press, 17(4): 277-294.

Johnson, J. A. (1994). Comments on `Finding meaning in Mathematics' by Dennis C. Smolarski, S.J. (invited review). Ultimate Reality & Meaning, University of Toronto Press, 17(4): 321-322.

Johnson, J. A. & G. M. Johnson. (1994). Automating the professional journal technique for Computer Science education: A case study. Journal of Research on Computing in Education. Published by International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), 26(4): 547-557. Also presented at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Educational Psychology (June 1994).

Johnson, J. & R. Rosenberg. (1994). Using the database as part of the lexicon - Harris' idea revisted. In Proc. of the 3rd Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence PRICAI'94, pp 635-641. Beijing, China.

Chen, L. & J. Johnson. (1994). Relation nets and database query. In Proc. of the 3rd Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence PRICAI'94, pp 752-758. Beijing, China.

Johnson, J. & L. Chen. (1994). Relation nets for production scheduling in manufacturing. In G. Rzevski, R.A. Adey & D. W. Russell (Eds.), Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Engineering IX, pp 585-592. Southampton, UK: Computational Mechanics.

Chen, L. & J. Johnson. (1994). Petri net simulation of flexible manufacturing systems. In G. Rzevski, R. A. Adey & D. W. Russell (Eds.), Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Engineering IX, pp 49-56. Southampton, UK: Computational Mechanics.

Konopka, J., "An Automated 3D Recognition and Visualization System", with M.V. Ferrer, D.M. Sellinger, and J.H. Weston, The Third International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Computer Vision (ICARCV '94), Volume 3 (1994).

L. Colby, L.V. Saxton, D. Van Gucht, (1994), "Concepts for modeling and querying list-structured data", Information Processing & Management, Vol. 30, No. 5, 1994, 687-709.

L. Colby, E.L. Robertson, L.V. Saxton, D. Van Gucht, (1994), "A query language for list-based complex objects", In Proceedings of the Thirteenth ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, (Minneapolis, June 1994), Association for Computing Machinery Press, New York NY, 1994, 179-189.

Saxton L. V., "A query language for list-based complex objects", accepted ACM SIGACT/SIGMOD/SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, Minneapolis, June 4, 1994.

Y.Y. Yao and S.K.M. Wong, "Representation, Propagation and Combination of Uncertain Information", General Systems, Vol. 23 (1994), 59-83.

Y.Y. Yao, S.K.M. Wong and L.S. Wang,"A Non-Numeric Approach to Uncertain Reasoning", to appear in the Journal of General Systems.

S.K.M. Wong and P. Lingras, "Representation of Qualitative User Preference by Quantitative Belief Functions", IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 6, No. 1 (1994), 72-78.

S.K.M. Wong, Y.Y. Yao and P. Lingras, "Comparative Beliefs", Advances in the Dempster-Shafer theory of Evidence, edited by M. Fedrizzi, J. Kacprzyk, and R.R. Yager, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (1994), 115-132.

S.K.M. Wong and Y. Xiang, "Construction of a Markov Network from Data for Probabilistic Inference", Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Rough Sets and Soft Computing, (San Jose, 1994), 562-569.

M. Hadjimichael and S.K.M. Wong, "A General Framework for Knowledge Representation in Inductive Learning", Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Rough Sets and Soft Computing, (San Jose, 1994), 354-358.

S.K.M. Wong and Z.W. Wang, "On Axiomatization of Probabilistic Conditional Independencies", Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, (Seattle, 1994), 591-597.

Z.W. Wang and S.K.M. Wong, "A Global Measure of Ambiguity for Classification", Proceedings of the 9th Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, (Charlotte, 1994), 105- 113.

M. Hadjimichael and S.K.M. Wong, "The Fuzzy Property Set Model: A Fuzzy Knowledge Representation for Inductive Learning", to appear in the Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, (Orlando, 1994), 684-689.

S.K.M. Wong, Y. Xiang and X. Nie, "Representation of Bayesian Networks as Relational Databases", Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-based Systems, (Paris, 1994), 159-165.

Y. Xiang, S.K.M. Wong, and N.Cercone, ``Quantification of Uncertainty in Classification Rules Discovered from Databases'', accepted to appear in Computational Intelligence, 1994.

S.K.M. Wong and Y. Xiang, ``Construction of a Markov Network from Data for Probabilistic Inference'', Proc. Third International Workshop on Rough Sets and Soft Computing, San Jose, CA, 562-569, 1994.

Y. Xiang, ``Distributed multi-agent probabilistic reasoning with Bayesian networks'', Z.W. Ras and M. Zemankova (Eds.), Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, Springer-Verlag, 285-294, 1994.

S.K.M. Wong, Y. Xiang and X. Nie, ``Representation of Bayesian Networks as Relational Databases'', 5th International Conference on Information Processing & Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-based Systems, 159-165, 1994.

Y. Xiang, S.K.M. Wong, and N. Cercone, ``Quantifying Uncertainty of Knowledge Discovered from Databases'', W.P. Ziarko (Ed.), Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets and Knowledge Discovery, Springer-Verlag, 63-73, 1994.

Y. Xiang, ``A probabilistic framework for multi-agent distributed interpretation and optimization of communication'', Technical Report: TR 94-08, University of Regina, 1994.

Sellinger, D.M., A.G. Law and X.D. Yang, 1994. A Unified Model for Visualization of Trivariate Functions, Congressus Numerantium, Vol.99, pp.95-103.

Ghavamnia, M.H. and X.D. Yang. 1994. Direct Rendering of Laplacian Pyramid Compressed Volume Data. Proc. 7th Annual Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Tehran, Iran.

Defez, E., A.G. Law, A. Rezazadeh and X.D. Yang. 1994. Key-Frame Tweening - Simple Polynomial Computations. Proc. 3rd International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Computer Vision, Vol.1, Singapore, pp.177-181.

Yang, X.D. and V. Gupta. 1994. On multi-scale adaptive thresholding. Proc. Vision Interface'94, Banff, Alberta, pp.17-24.

C. N. Zhang, J. H. Weston and Y. F. Yan, "Determining Objective Functions in Systolic Array Designs", IEEE Trans. on VLSI Systems, Vol 2, Number 3, 1994, pp 357-360.

C. N. Zhang, M. Bachtiar and W. K. Chou, "An Optimal fault-Tolerant design Approach for Array Processors", 1994 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Taiwan, Dec. 1994, pp 348-353.

N. Shan and C. N. Zhang, "A Parallel Processing for Generating Maximally General Decision Rules Based on Rough Set Theory", The Sixth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems Applications, Dec. 1994, Houston, TX, pp 619-624.

C. N. Zhang, M. Wang and C. C. Tseng, "VLSI Residue Systolic Implementations for Artificial Neural Networks", to appear, 7th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computer Systems, Oct. 1994, Las Vegas, Nevada, pp 628-633.

C. N. Zhang, W. Chan and M. Bachtiar, "Token Ring Arbitration Circuits for Dynamic Priority Algorithms", 37th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Aug. 1994, Lafayette, Louisiana. pp 74-77.

M. Wang and C. N. Zhang, "A Canonical Form of Neural Dynamics in Somatic Reference Systems", The 1994 IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks, June 1994, Orlando, Florida, pp 1012-1017.

Ziarko, W.P., Discovering hidden knowledge in medical databases (with Tsumoto, S. and Shan, N.). Proceedings of the First World Congress on Computational Medicine, CompMed'94, Austin, Texas 1994, World Scientific Publishing Company,(accepted).

Ziarko, W.P., Materials knowledge bases and rough sets (with Jackson, A.). Proceedings of 1994 Fall Meeting of Materials Research Society, Boston 1994.

Ziarko, W.P., KDD-R: a comprehensive system for knowledge discovery using rough sets(with Shan, N.). Proceedings of the International Workshop on Rough Sets and Soft Computing, RSSC'94, San Jose 1994, 164-173.

Ziarko, W.P., DBROUGH: a rough set based knowledge discovery system (with Hu, X. Shan, N. Cercone, N.). Proceedings of the International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, ISMIS'94, Charlotte 1994, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Springer Verlag, 1994, 386-395 .

Ziarko, W.P., A method for computing all maximally general rules in attribute value systems (with Shan, N.). Computational Intelligence: an International Journal (in print).

Ziarko, W.P., The discovery and analysis of logical patterns in data with Datalogic system. Knowledge Acquisition (accepted).

Ziarko, W.P., Data-based acquisition and incremental modification of classification rules (with Shan, N.). Computational Intelligence: an International Journal (in print).

Ziarko, W.P., Machine Learning Through Data Classification and Reduction (with Shan, N.). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Verlag (in print).

Ziarko, W.P., Rough Sets and Knowledge Discovery (with Shan, N.). Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Marcell Dekker Inc. (in print).

Ziarko, W.P., How long can we really go without expert systems? (with Chen, S. Eberbach E., Koczkodaj, W.W. Swayne, D.A.). The Journal of Computer Information Systems, vol. 35, no. 2, 1994, 56-59.

Ziarko, W.P., Rough sets and knowledge discovery: an overview. In W. Ziarko (ed.) Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets and Knowledge Discovery, Springer Verlag, 1994, 11-15.

Ziarko, W.P., A computer controlled, optimized hybrid engine (with Kos, J.et al). Proceedings of 29-th Intersociety Energy Conversion Conference, Monterey 1994, 955-960.

Ziarko, W.P., Acquisition and analysis of decision logic from data (with Shan, N.). Proceedings of the Third Annual North Atlantic Test Workshop, NATW'94, Lowell 1994, Massachusetts, D1-D5.

Ziarko, W.P., A non-inductive incremental approximate learning from examples (with Shan, N.). Proceedings of the Third Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Beijng 1994, 395-400.

Ziarko, W.P., A generalized rough sets model (with Shan, N. Hu, X. Cercone, N.). Proceedings of the Third Pacific Rim International Conference on Arificial Intelligence, Bejing 1994, 437-443.

Ziarko, W.P., Machine learning: rough sets perspective (with Shan, N.). Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Expert Systems for Development, Bangkok 1994, IEEE Computer Society Press, 114-119.

Ziarko, W.P., Machine learning in transportation engineering: a feasibility study (with Arciszewski, T. Hoda, S. Khasnabis, T.). Journal of Applied Artificial Intelligence, vol. 8, no. 1, 1994, 109-124.

Ziarko, W.P., Learning conceptual design rules: a rough sets approach (with Arciszewski, T.). Proceedings of the International Workshop on Rough Sets and Knowledge Discovery, RSKD'93, Banff 1993. Also in Ziarko, W. (ed.) Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets and Knowledge Discovery, Springer Verlag 1994, 444-449.

Ziarko, W.P., An incremental algorithm for constructing decision rules (with Shan, N.). Proceedings of the International Workshop on Rough Sets and Knowledge Discovery, RSKD'93, Banff 1993, 335-346. Also in Ziarko, W. (ed.) Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets and Knowledge Discovery, Springer Verlag 1994, 326-334.

Ziarko, W.P., Variable precision rough sets with asymmetric bounds (with Katzberg, J). Proceedings of the International Workshop on Rough Sets and Knowledge Discovery, RSKD'93, Banff 1993, 163-191. Also in Ziarko, W. (ed.) Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets and Knowledge Discovery, Springer Verlag 1994, 167-177.

Ziarko, W.P., Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets and Knowledge Discovery. Springer Verlag, 1994, (editor), ISBN 3-540-19885-7.

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