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Artificial Neural Networks and Expert Systems, New Zealand Conference (1995)
Dunedin, New Zealand
Nov. 20, 1995 to Nov. 23, 1995
ISBN: 0-8186-7174-2
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword (PDF)

pp. xii

Committees (PDF)

pp. xiii
Invited Papers: Neural Networks

Neural Networks Approach to Rule Extraction (Abstract)

Masumi Ishikawa , Kyushu Institute of Technology
pp. 6

Noise-Induced Synchronized Switching in Coupled Bistable Systems (Abstract)

J.F. Lindner , Georgia Institute of Technology
A.R. Bulsara , Naval Command, Control, and Ocean Surveillance Center
B.K. Meadows , Georgia Institute of Technology
W.L. Ditto , Georgia Institute of Technology
M.E. Inchiosa , Naval Command, Control, and Ocean Surveillance Center
pp. 10

An emotion processing system based on fuzzy inference and subjective observations (Abstract)

T. Yanaru , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Kyushu Inst. of Technol., Fukuoka, Japan
pp. 15
Session Papers: Neural Networks

On Performance Measures of Artificial Neural Networks Trained by Structural Learning with Forgetting (Abstract)

M. Kitamura , Dept. Nuclear Engineering, Tohoku University
R. Kozma , Dept. Nuclear Engineering, Tohoku University
A. Malinowski , Dept. Electrical Engineering, Univ. of Louisville
J.M. Zurada , Dept. Electrical Engineering, Univ. of Louisville
pp. 22

Convergent Unlearning Algorithm for the Hopfield Neural Network (Abstract)

A. Yu. Plakhov , Institute of Physics and Technology
I.B. Shuvalova , Institute of Physics and Technology
S.A. Semenov , Institute of Physics and Technology
pp. 30

Error Estimation and Error Bounds for Neural Networks (Abstract)

Guiliang Dai , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Hualou Liang , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 42

A study of chaos neural network with a periodic activation function (Abstract)

M. Nakagawa , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nagaoka Univ. of Technol., Niigata, Japan
pp. 45

An area efficient implementation of a cellular neural network (Abstract)

P.H.W. Leong , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Sydney Univ., NSW, Australia
K.K. Lai , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Sydney Univ., NSW, Australia
pp. 51

A Configurable Parallel Neurocomputer (Abstract)

J. Alberto Fernandez , Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona - C.N.M.
Raul Holgado , Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona - C.N.M.
Ramon Capillas , Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona - C.N.M.
Narcis Avellana , Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona - C.N.M.
Elena Valderrama , Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona - C.N.M.
Alfred Strey , Universitaet Ulm
pp. 55

A Mechanism for the Development of Feature Detecting Neurons (Abstract)

Ferdinand Peper , Communications Research Laboratory
Hideki Noda , Kyushu Institute of Technology
pp. 59

Connectionist Learning Using an Optical Thin-film Model (Abstract)

Xiaodong Li , University of Otago
Martin Purvis , University of Otago
pp. 63

A proposal of emotional memory model (Abstract)

K. Yoshida , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Kyushu Inst. of Technol., Kitakyushu, Japan
T. Yanaru , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Kyushu Inst. of Technol., Kitakyushu, Japan
pp. 67

Lagrangian Method for Satisfiability Problems of Propositional Calculus (Abstract)

Masahiro Nagamatu , Kyusyu Institute of Technology
Torao Yanaru , Kyusyu Institute of Technology
pp. 71

Neural Network Approaches to Cognitive Mapping (Abstract)

Wai-Kiang Yeap , University of Otago
Margaret E. Jefferies , University of Otago
pp. 75

Optimal Sizing of Feedforward Neural Networks: Case Studies (Abstract)

H.N. Lam , University of Hong Kong
K.W. Lee , University of Hong Kong
pp. 79

NN Classifiers: Reducing the Computational Cost of Cross-Validation by Active Pattern Selection (Abstract)

Kurt Hornik , Institut fnr Statistik und Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie
Friedrich Leisch , Institut fnr Statistik und Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie
Lakhmi C. Jain , University of South Australia
pp. 91

Radar Pulse Train Parameter Estimation and Tracking using Neural Networks (Abstract)

Greg Noone , Defence Science and Technology Organisation
pp. 95

Modelling human cognition: a singular task (PDF)

G. Gillett , Bioethics Res. Centre, Otago Univ., Dunedin, New Zealand
pp. 99
Invited Papers: Fuzzy Logic Systems

Fuzzy logic and its hardware implementation (Abstract)

K. Hirota , Dept. of Syst. Sci., Tokyo Inst. of Technol., Yokohama, Japan
pp. 102

Fuzzy Logic in DBMSs and Querying (Abstract)

Janusz Kacprzyk , Polish Academy of Sciences
pp. 106

Handling Vagueness in Information Retrieval Systems (Abstract)

Gloria Bordogna , Nazionale delle Ricerche
Gabriella Pasi , Nazionale delle Ricerche
pp. 110
Session Papers: Fuzzy Logic Systems

An approach to design fuzzy IF-THEN rules for fuzzy-controlled static VAr compensator (Abstract)

T. Yamakawa , Kyushu Inst. of Technol., Fukuoka, Japan
T. Miki , Kyushu Inst. of Technol., Fukuoka, Japan
E. Uchino , Kyushu Inst. of Technol., Fukuoka, Japan
M. Takayama , Kyushu Inst. of Technol., Fukuoka, Japan
pp. 116

Fuzzy reasoning method for smooth interpolation (Abstract)

T. Yamakawa , Kyushu Inst. of Technol., Fukuoka, Japan
E. Uchino , Kyushu Inst. of Technol., Fukuoka, Japan
S. Nakamura , Kyushu Inst. of Technol., Fukuoka, Japan
pp. 120

Fuzzy Hardware Synthesis with Generic LR Fuzzy Cells (Abstract)

Chao-Lieh Chen , National Cheng Kung University
Yau-Hwang Kuo , National Cheng Kung University
pp. 128

Heuristics for Solving Fuzzy Constraint Satisfaction Problems (Abstract)

Hans W. Guesgen , University of Auckland
Anne Philpott , Production Machinery Limited, Fisher & Paykel
pp. 132

Process Automation using Adaptive Fuzzy Control (Abstract)

Thomas Doersam , Institute for Real-Time Computer Systems and Robotics
Oliver Hammerschmidt , Institute for Microcomputers and Automation
pp. 136

Climatic Control of a Storage Chamber Using Fuzzy Logic (Abstract)

Bruce Gatland , University of Auckland, New Zealand
Natalie R. Spooner , The New Zealand Institute for Industrial Research and Development
Patrick P.K. Lim , The New Zealand Institute for Industrial Research and Development
pp. 141

An optimization approach for the fuzzy control of turning operations (Abstract)

C.Y. Nian , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Inst. of Technol., Taipei, Taiwan
C.Y. Lin , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Inst. of Technol., Taipei, Taiwan
Y.S. Tarng , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Inst. of Technol., Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 145

Fuzzy Tuning Method for Simulation of Dynamic Processes (Abstract)

Gancho Vachkov , Sofia University of Technology (VHTI)
pp. 149

Knowledge-based Supervisory Process Control: Applying Fuzzy Sets to Blackboard Control Architecture (Abstract)

C. Lueg , University of Dortmund
M. Fathi , University of Dortmund
K. Holte , University of Dortmund
R. Scharnetzki , University of Dortmund
pp. 153
Invited Paper: Genetic Algorithms and Evolutionary Programming

On Description of Dynamical Behavior of Fuzzy Control Systems and a Linguistic Design Method of Fuzzy Controllers (Abstract)

Takeshi Furuhashi , Faculty of Engineering, Nagoya University
Gaku Adachi , Faculty of Engineering, Nagoya University
Yoshiki Uchikawa , Faculty of Engineering, Nagoya University
pp. 160
Session Papers: Genetic Algorithms and Evolutionary Programming

Design of Fuzzy Controllers for Semi-Active Suspension Generated through the Genetic Algorithm (Abstract)

Yoshiki Uchikawa , School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan
Takeshi Furuhashi , School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan
Tomonori Hashiyama , School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan
pp. 166

Genetic Optimization of Control Parameters of a Neural Network (Abstract)

Belinda Choi , La Trobe University, Bendigo
Kevin Bluff , Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
pp. 174

Application of Multiple Genetic Algorithm Processor in Complex Systems (Abstract)

Mehrdad Salami , Victoria University of Technology
Greg Cain , Victoria University of Technology
pp. 178
Invited Papers: Expert Systems, Machine Learning, and Hybrid Systems

Cluster Validation with Generalized Dunn's Indices (Abstract)

James C. Bezdek , University of West Florida
Nikhil R. Pal , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 190

The Future of Associative Learning (Abstract)

John H Andreae , SMIEEE, Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
pp. 194

An expert project management assistant (Abstract)

D.W. Russell , Pennsylvania State Great Valley, Malvern, PA, USA
pp. 198
Session Papers: Expert Systems, Machine Learning, and Hybrid Systems

Configuring a parallel knowledge engine (Abstract)

J.M. Arran , Comput. Res. Center, Sheffield Hallam Univ., UK
M.H. Saeedi , Comput. Res. Center, Sheffield Hallam Univ., UK
B. Steele , Comput. Res. Center, Sheffield Hallam Univ., UK
pp. 204

Conceptual Distance of Numerically Specified Case Features (Abstract)

W. Dubitzky , University of Ulster
D.A. Bell , University of Ulster
A. Schuster , University of Ulster
J.G. Hughes , University of Ulster
pp. 210

The QUEST Questionnaire System (Abstract)

Kelvin Morton , University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Keith Carey-Smith , Avon Medical Centre
Chris Carey-Smith , University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
pp. 214

A Genetic-Based Method for Learning the Parameters of a Fuzzy Inference System (Abstract)

Florin Fagarasan , Institute of Microtechnology
Mircea G. Negoita , Institute of Microtechnology
pp. 223

Automated knowledge acquisition for a fuzzy classification problem (Abstract)

I. Jagielska , Dept. of Inf. Technol., La Trobe Univ., Bundoora, Vic., Australia
C. Matthews , Dept. of Inf. Technol., La Trobe Univ., Bundoora, Vic., Australia
T. Whitfort , Dept. of Inf. Technol., La Trobe Univ., Bundoora, Vic., Australia
pp. 227

An Architecture for Understanding Human Instructions, Learning, and Planning (Abstract)

Bruce A. MacDonald , University of Auckland, New Zealand
Jacky Baltes , University of Calgary, Alta., T2N1N4, Canada
Istvan Hernadi , University of Calgary, Alta., T2N1N4, Canada
pp. 231

The Development of Holte's 1R Classifier (Abstract)

Geoffrey Holmes , University of Waikato
Craig G. Nevill-Manning , University of Waikato
Ian H. Witten , University of Waikato
pp. 239

Deriving Baseline Detection Algorithms from Verbal Descriptions (Abstract)

Uwe R. Zimmer , University of Kaiserslautern
Barbel Herrnberger , Technical University of Ilmenau
pp. 247

Emulating Fuzzy Mappings with a Neural Network Architecture (Abstract)

R.A. Marques Pereira , Universita di Trento
Michele Fedrizzi , Universita di Trento
Mario Fedrizzi , Universita di Trento
pp. 251

A Neural Architecture for Fast Rule Matching (Abstract)

J. Austin , University of York
Ken Lees , University of York
John Kennedy , University of York
pp. 255

Hybrid Systems for Prediction - A Case Study of Predicting Effluent Flow to a Sewage Plant (Abstract)

Nikola Kasabov , University of Otago
Max Bailey , University of Otago
Peter Mason , University of Otago
Andrew Gray , University of Otago
Tico Cohen , Waste Solution Ltd
pp. 261

Hybrid Systems for Medical Data Analysis and Decision Making - A Case Study on Varicose Vein Disorders (Abstract)

Simon Greig , University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Clive Solomon , University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Max Bailey , University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Nikola Kasabov , University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
pp. 265

Amalgamation of Knowledge and Data Through Fuzzy Modeling (Abstract)

C. McGowan , Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
C. Marsh , Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
pp. 269

Towards a Model of Multi-Agent Connectionist Hybrid System (Abstract)

Nicolae B. Szirbik , Technical University of Timisoara, Romania
pp. 273
Invited Papers: Application of Intelligent Information Systems

Research activities on spontaneous speech translation (Abstract)

Y. Yamazaki , ATR Interpreting Telephony Res. Labs., Kyoto, Japan
pp. 280

Fuzzy consensus models in GDSS (Abstract)

M. Fedrizzi , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Manage. Eng., Trento Univ., Italy
pp. 284

Neurocomputing for large-scale design automation (Abstract)

H. Adeli , Coll. of Eng., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
pp. 288
Session Papers: Application of Intelligent Information Systems

Intelligent human computer interfaces and the case study of building English-to-Maori talking dictionary (Abstract)

C. Watson , Otago Univ., Dunedin, New Zealand
D. Kassabova , Otago Univ., Dunedin, New Zealand
R. Kilgour , Otago Univ., Dunedin, New Zealand
S. Sinclair , Otago Univ., Dunedin, New Zealand
N. Kasabov , Otago Univ., Dunedin, New Zealand
M. Laws , Otago Univ., Dunedin, New Zealand
pp. 294

The Development of the Otago Speech Database (Abstract)

S.J. Sinclair , University of Otago
C.I. Watson , University of Otago
pp. 298

Squad-based expert modules for closing diphthong recognition (Abstract)

J. Kirkland , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Canterbury Univ., Christchurch, New Zealand
pp. 302

Three-dimensional Self-Organizing Maps for Classification of Image Properties (Abstract)

Udo Seiffert , Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg
Bernd Michaelis , Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg
pp. 310

A Knowledge-based System for Competitive Bidding (Abstract)

Jarlath Trainor , University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland
Edwin Curran , University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland
Stephen Gallagher , University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland
Maureen Murphy , University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland
pp. 314

Integrated planning for computer animation (Abstract)

P. Hall , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Victoria Univ., Wellington, New Zealand
F. Devitt , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Victoria Univ., Wellington, New Zealand
pp. 334

Behavioral Control of a Robot Arm (Abstract)

Russell L. Smith , University of Auckland
pp. 346

Lagrangian method for wire routing of layout design (Abstract)

T. Yanaru , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Kyushu Inst. of Technol., Japan
M. Nagamatu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Kyushu Inst. of Technol., Japan
S. Ismail , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Kyushu Inst. of Technol., Japan
pp. 350

Neural-network-based Model Predictive Control: A Case Study (Abstract)

H. H. C. Bakker , Department of Production Technology, Massey University
V. R. Karla , Department of Production Technology, Massey University
pp. 355

Application of Fuzzy Logic to Shopfloor Scheduling (Abstract)

Saeid Nahavandi , Massey University
Paul Solomon , Massey University
pp. 365

Reconstruction of blood vessel networks from a few perspective projections (Abstract)

P. Hall , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Victoria Univ., Wellington, New Zealand
M. Ngan , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Victoria Univ., Wellington, New Zealand
P. Andreae , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Victoria Univ., Wellington, New Zealand
pp. 369

Integrating vision processing and natural language processing with a clinical application (Abstract)

P. Hall , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Victoria Univ., Wellington, New Zealand
P. McKevitt , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Victoria Univ., Wellington, New Zealand
pp. 373

Application of Artificial Neural Networks for Childhood Obesity Predicition (Abstract)

Bojan Novak , University of Maribor
Martin Bigec , dr. Adolf Drolc Medical Center
pp. 377

Compliance with Complex Agricultural Policy: The Premia Management Plan System (Abstract)

John G. Hughes , Northern Ireland Knowledge Engineering Laboratory (NIKEL)
Maurice D Mulvenna , Northern Ireland Knowledge Engineering Laboratory (NIKEL)
pp. 381

Case-based Reasoning with Spatial Data (Abstract)

Alec Holt , University of Otago
George L. Benwell , University of Otago
pp. 385

A Neural Network Model for Rainfall Estimation (Abstract)

J. McCullagh , Latrobe University Bendigo
K. Bluff , Swinburne University
E. Ebert , Bureau of Meteorology Research Centre, Melbourne
pp. 389

Author Index (PDF)

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