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Memories of SFLA2018

posted Jul 6, 2018, 11:38 AM by Gabriella Casalino   [ updated Jul 6, 2018, 11:43 AM ]


Some memories of the fourth European Summer School on Fuzzy Logic and Applications - SFLA2018, that has been held in Bari (25-29 June 2018).


Cilab was at the IEEE Conference on Evolving and Adaptive Intelligent Systems (EAIS 2018)

posted May 30, 2018, 5:15 AM by Gabriella Casalino

Our Post-Doc Gabriella Casalino has presented our work "Incremental adaptive semi-supervised fuzzy clustering for data stream classification"  at the IEEE Conference on Evolving and Adaptive Intelligent Systems (EAIS 2018), Rhodes 25-29 May 2018.

Here the presentation:

Special session @ WILF2018

posted Apr 6, 2018, 2:53 AM by Giovanna Castellano   [ updated Apr 20, 2018, 2:03 AM by Gabriella Casalino ]

Evolving and adaptive fuzzy models for data streams
12th International Workshop on Fuzzy Logic and Applications
September 6-8, 2018 - Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy (https://sites.google.com/site/wilf2018fuzzy/home)

Scope
Nowadays a wide range of real-world scenarios yield data streams, i.e. collections of data being generated continuously either over time or over space. E-commerce and banking transactions, weather forecasting recordings and sensor data, customer reports and network traffic records are common examples of data streams produced every day. Accordingly there is an urgent need of methods capable to handle and analyze streams of data that are usually vast in volume (or possibly infinite), high-dimensional and changing dynamically. Analysis of data streams requires models that are specifically designed to adapt continuously and automatically to smooth evolutions (drifts) and abrupt changes (shifts) in the data distribution. Evolving intelligent systems (EIS) is an emerging field that focuses on adaptive evolving models in soft computing.  The main objective of this special session is to discuss the potential of fuzzy techniques to develop EIS for prediction and classification tasks in challenging scenarios involving data streams. 

Topics
The special session is intended to collect novel ideas and share different experiences in the field of evolving fuzzy models for data streams. Submission of papers covering theoretical and application aspects of evolving fuzzy models are encouraged. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):
● Learning in non-stationary environments
● Online/incremental fuzzy clustering
● Fuzzy techniques for data stream mining
● Evolving Soft Computing Techniques
● Evolving Fuzzy Systems
● Evolving Rule-Based Classifiers
● Evolving Neuro-Fuzzy Systems
● Adaptive Evolving Fuzzy Systems
● Online Genetic and Evolutionary Algorithms
● Adaptive Pattern Recognition
● Incremental and Evolving Fuzzy ML Classifiers
● Big Data analysis through Fuzzy techniques

Organizers
Giovanna Castellano (Dept. Computer Science, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy), giovanna.castellano@uniba.it
Gabriella Casalino (Dept. Computer Science, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy), gabriella.casalino@uniba.it
Edwin Lughofer (Dep. Knowledge-Based Mathematical Systems, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria), edwin.lughofer@jku.at

Dal CILAB al BALAB: selezionati due nostri laureati

posted Mar 12, 2018, 8:20 AM by Giovanna Castellano   [ updated Apr 6, 2018, 4:57 AM ]

Our contract researcher Gabriella Casalino awarded by INdAM GNCS

posted Feb 19, 2018, 2:55 AM by Gabriella Casalino   [ updated Feb 23, 2018, 12:33 AM by Giovanna Castellano ]

Gabriella Casalino has presented her research project, awarded by INdAM GNCS prize "Progetto Giovani Ricercatori 2017", at "Convegno del gruppo nazionale per il calcolo scientifico dell'INDAM" that was held in Montecatini terme 14-16 February 2018.

SFLA2018 - June 25-29, 2018

posted Jan 10, 2018, 11:53 PM by Giovanna Castellano   [ updated Jul 5, 2018, 10:47 AM ]

The CILab has organized the IV European Summer School on Fuzzy Logic and Applications which will be held in Bari from 25 to 29 June (sfla2018.di.uniba.it). The school was promoted by the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology and aimed at introducing the core aspects and the recent developments of Fuzzy Logic and related applications. The School proposed several courses delivered by world-leading experts in the field. A key aspect of the School was the focus on communication and collaboration among participants and lecturers, ensuring time for discussions so that a fruitful ground for exchanging knowledge can be established. PhD students and young researchers attending the school were given also the opportunity to provide short presentations of their activities.

Tutorial on "Fuzzy Systems Software", Dr. José Alonso

posted Dec 1, 2017, 7:25 AM by Corrado Mencar   [ updated Dec 14, 2017, 2:34 AM by Giovanna Castellano ]

Special Session on Advances on Explainable Artificial Intelligence

posted Oct 27, 2017, 6:57 AM by Corrado Mencar

17th International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-based Systems (IPMU 2018)
11 - 15 June 2018, Cádiz, Spain


In the era of the Internet of Things and Big Data, data scientists are required to extract valuable knowledge from the given data. They first analyze, cure and pre-process data. Then, they apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques to automatically extract knowledge from data. 
Our focus is on knowledge representation and how to enhance human-machine interaction. As remarked in the last challenge stated by the USA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), 
even though current AI systems offer many benefits in many applications, their effectiveness is limited by a lack of explanation ability when interacting with humans. 
Accordingly, non-expert users, i.e., users without a strong background on AI, require a new generation of explainable AI systems. They are expected to naturally interact with humans, thus providing comprehensible explanations of decisions automatically made. The goal of this special session is to discuss and disseminate the most recent advancements focused on explainable artificial intelligence. The session goes a step ahead with respect to the previous events we organized (which were mainly focused on interpretable fuzzy systems) in some other conferences: joint IFSA-EUSFLAT 2009, ISDA 2009, WCCI 2010, WILF 2011, ESTYLF 2012, WCCI 2012, EUSFLAT 2013, IFSA-EUSFLAT2015, and FUZZ-IEEE2017.

Seminar on Data2Text Systems: “A hundred words are worth a million data”

posted Oct 12, 2017, 3:39 AM by Corrado Mencar   [ updated Dec 14, 2017, 2:34 AM by Giovanna Castellano ]

Prof. Dr. José María Alonso Moral
Centro Singular de Investigación en Tecnoloxías da Información (CiTIUS)
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (USC), Spain

27 ottobre 2017, ore 9:30 – 11:30, Aula Hume, Dipartimento di Informatica

Data2Text Systems: 
“A hundred words are worth a million data”

Fuzzy Logic for Image Processing

posted Oct 2, 2017, 4:08 AM by Giovanna Castellano   [ updated Oct 2, 2017, 4:11 AM ]

Special Issue on Information (ISSN 2078-2489)   
An open access journal of information science and technology, data, knowledge, and communication.

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