FLINS 2008 proceedings will be edited as a book by World Scientific under the title
“Computational Intelligence in Decision and Control”
(D. Ruan, J. Montero, J. Lu, L. Martínez, P. D'hondt and E.E. Kerre, eds.)
Foreword by D. Ruan
PART I: DATA ANALYSIS AND INFORMATION PROCESSING 
What is Soft Computing? Revisiting possible answers 
L. Magdalena 
Combining evidence in multivariate data spaces 
H. Wang, J. Liu 
Improving algorithm Apriori for data mining 
Z. Zhang, L. Zhang, S.C. Zhong, J. Guan 
Objectoriented interactive access to JET database 
E. Giovannozzi, JETEFDA Contributors 
Applications of neural networks for free unfolding of experimental data from fusion neutron spectrometers 
E. Ronchi, S. Conroy, E.A. Sunden, G. Ericsson, M.G. Johnson, C. Hellesen, H. Sjostrand, M. Weiszflog, JETEFDA Contributors 
Integrated data analysis for nuclear fusion 
R. Fischer, A. Dinklage 
Advanced methods for analysis of plasma diagnostics data 
A.A. Lukianitsa, F.S. Zaitsev 
Sales forecasting for a Turkish paint producer: artificial intelligence based methods versus multiple linear regression 
A. Ustundag, E. Cevikcan, M.S. Kilinc 
Analysis of periodical time series using soft computing methods 
V. Novák, M. Stepnicka, I. Perfilieva, V. Pavliska 
Forecasting time series of observed distributions with smoothing methods based on the barycentric histogram 
J. Arroyo, C. Maté 
The response of bullwhip effect to grey and fuzzy grey GM(1,1) forecasting models 
H. Tozan, O. Vayvay 
Aggregating forecasts to obtain fuzzy demands 
Ö. Kabak, F. Ülengin 
Swarm intelligence based multivariate polynomial for anchovy catches forecasting 
N. Rodríguez, E. Yáñez 
Inferential process by morphogenetic system 
G. Resconi 
Ellipse fitting using NelderMead and differential evolution 
L.G. de la Fraga, G. MoralesLuna 
A maximum entropy approach for collaborative warning in oceanic data processing 
H. Han, Y. Ding, F. Liu 
Development of learning systems with data tours techniques for fusion databases 
J. Vega, G.A. Rattá, P. Castro, A. Murari, JETEFDA Contributors 
Learning decision rules from uncertain data using rough sets 
S. Trabelsi, Z. Elouedi 
Information filtering based on Wiki index database 
A.V. Smirnov, A.A. Krizhanovsky 
Semantic web adoption: online tools for web evaluation and metadata extraction 
R. PedrazaJiménez, L. Codina, C. Rovira 
Rough spatiotemporal topological relationships 
A. Bassiri, M.R. Malek, A.A. Alesheikh 
New trends on representability of semiorders 
E. Induráin 
Congruence relations on multilattices 
P. Cordero, G. Gutiérrez, J. Martínez, M. OjedaAciego, I. de las Peñas 
An algorithm to compute the transitive closure, a transitive approximation and a transitive opening of a proximity 
L. Garmendia, R. González, J. Recasens 
Fuzzy semiequivalent relation 
M. Zhang, Y. Zhang 
Computing a Ttransitive opening of a proximity 
L. Garmendia, A. Salvador, J. Montero 
Fuzzy logic models in a category of sets with similarities 
J. Mockor 
Concept similarity in multirelational application ontologies 
X. Wang, Y. Zhao, W.A. Halang 
Data integration algorithm for data warehousing based on ontologies metadata 
A. Salguero, F. Araque, C. Delgado 
Historical reflections on perceptual computing 
J.M. Mendel 
PART II: KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION AND LEARNING 
Why do fuzzy representations need a careful design? 
E. Trillas 
Tautology theory in propositional fuzzy logic based on Lukasiewicz implication algebra on [0,1] 
X. Pan, K. Xu, X. Li, J. Lai, Y. Xu 
Reasoning rules of linguistic truth values latticevalued first order logic with generalized quantifiers based on linguistic truthvalued lattice implication algebra (LLIA) 
J. Lai, Y. Xu, X. Pan, Z. Chang, K. Xu, X. Li 
Towards fuzzy interval orders 
S. Díaz, S. Montes, B. De Baets 
Intervalvalued linguistic variables 
C. Alcalde, A. Burusco, R. FuentesGonzález 
Pseudochain completeness of formal intervalvalued fuzzy logic 
B. Van Gasse, C. Cornelis, G. Deschrijver, E.E. Kerre 
Some recent results on Atanassov's intuitionistic fuzzy topological spaces 
F.G. Lupiáñez 
Similarity based on mutual support in mass assignment linked intuitionistic fuzzy sets 
C.J. Hinde, R.S. Patching, S.A. McCoy 
Ergodic theorem on intuitionistic fuzzy (IF) sets 
P. Mazureková 
On the incompatibility between two Atanassov's intuitionistic fuzzy sets (AIFS) 
E. Castiñeira, S. Cubillo, W. Montilla 
Measuring contradiction between two Atanassov's intuitionistic fuzzy sets (AIFS) 
C. TorresBlanc, E. Castiñeira, S. Cubillo 
Contrast computing using Atanassov's intuitionistic fuzzy sets 
H. Bustince, E. Barrenechea, M. Pagola, J. Fernández, J. Olagoitia, P. MeloPinto, P. Couto 
A new approach to ranking alternatives expressed via intuitionistic fuzzy sets 
E. Szmidt, J. Kacprzyk 
The structure of linguistic truthvalued lattice implication algebra 
Z. Chang, Y. Xu, J. Liu, J. Lai 
Extension of submeasures on MValgebras with values in l groups 
A. Michalíková 
A restriction level approach to preference modelling 
D. Sánchez, M.J. MartínBautista, M. Delgado, M.A. Vila 
A selection process to deal with incomplete fuzzy preference relations in a 2tuple fuzzy linguistic approach 
F.J. Cabrerizo, S. Alonso, E. HerreraViedma, F. Herrera, F. Chiclana 
A method of linguistic truthvalued concept lattice for decisionmaking 
L. Yang, Y. Wang, Y. Xu 
Mutivalued temporal reasoning framework for decisionmaking 
Z.R. Lu, J. Liu, J.C. Augusto, H. Wang 
A comparison between possibility and probability in multiple criteria decision making 
A. Iglesias, M.D. del Castillo, M. Santos, J.I. Serrano, J. Oliva 
Subjective evaluation using fuzzy targets 
H. Yan, V.N. Huynh, Y. Nakamori 
A constructive method of the finest splitting of belief set 
M. Wu, M. Zhang 
Decision making with DempsterShafer belief structure using the 2tuple linguistic representation model 
J.M. Merigó, M. Casanovas 
Conditional Mprobability 
P. Mazureková, V. Valencáková 
Triangle functions on spaces of distance discrete distribution functions 
I. Aguiló, J. Martín, G. Mayor, J. Suñer 
Fuzzy process accuracy index as a decision making tool 
I. Kaya, C. Kahraman 
Study on mixed input attribute computing network model and boundary study algorithm 
J. Feng, G. Xu 
Process improvement using fuzzy robust process capability indices 
C. Kahraman, I. Kaya 
Parallel implementation of certain neural network algorithms 
B.J. Falkowski 
Locally recurrent neural networks for nuclear dynamics modeling 
E. Zio, N. Pedroni, M. Broggi, L. Golea 
Artificial neural networks for the routing in proactive adhoc networks 
J. Gutiérrez, M. Santos 
Association rules based query evaluation improvement 
X.H. Tang, G.Q. Chen, Q. Wei 
PART III: CLASSIFICATION, CLUSTERING, AND AGGREGATION TECHNIQUES 
Knowledge sharing and collaboration in fuzzy processing 
W. Pedrycz 
Modeling personal perception into user profile for image retrieving 
I. ElZakhem, A.A. Younes, I. Truck, H. Greige, H. Akdag 
Fuzzy transform with parametric LUfuzzy partitions 
L. Stefanini 
Optimized search strategies to improve structural pattern recognition techniques 
A. Pereira, J. Vega, A. Portas, R. Castro, A. Murari, JETEFDA Contributors 
Determining the accuracy in supervised fuzzy classification problems 
D. Gómez, J. Montero 
A fuzzy clustering algorithm for the classification of nonlinear functional behaviors in nuclear reprocessing plants 
P. Baraldi, F. Cadini, E. Zio, I.C. Popescu, P. Richir, L. Dechamp, M. Caviglia, Z. Dzbikowicz, G. JanssensMaenhout 
Design of an advanced intelligent instrument with waveform recognition based on the intelligent test and measurement system (ITMS) platform 
G. de Arcas, J.M. López, M. Ruiz, E. Barrera, J. Vega, G.A. Rattá, A. Murari 
Comparison between classification and regression tree (CART) and fuzzy logic for confinement regime classification at JET 
G. Vagliasindi, P. Arena, L. Fortuna, A. Murari, JETEFDA Contributors 
Graph coloring inconsistencies in image segmentation 
J. Yáñez, S. Muñoz, J. Montero 
Application of orthogonal variant moments to computer vision 
J.A. Martín, M. Santos 
Integration of human knowledge for automatic tissue classification on medical images 
H. Kang, X. Zeng, A. TalebAhmed, A. Pinti 
Noninvasive online twophase flow regime identification 
T. Tambouratzis, I. Pázsit 
Analytic formulation for 3D diffusion tensor 
C. Platero, G. Asensio, P. González, M.C. Tobar, J. Sanguino, J.M. Poncela 
Knowledgebased multiattribute classification problems structuring 
E.M. Furems 
Image fusion on the basis of fuzzy transforms 
I. Perfilieva, M. Danková 
Aggregating asymmetric distances in Computer Science 
G. Mayor, O. Valero 
Decision making with distance measures and induced aggregation operators 
J.M. Merigó, M. Casanovas 
On obtaining majority rules through mixture operators 
B. Llamazares, R.A. MarquesPereira 
Reference point method with importance weighted ordered achievements 
W. Ogryczak, B. Kozlowski 
New approach in obtaining OWA weights for multi criteria decision making 
M. Zarghami, F. Szidarovszky 
A practical approach to type1 OWA operation for soft decision making 
S.M. Zhou, F. Chiclana, R.I. John, J.M. Garibaldi 
The induced linguistic generalized OWA operator 
J.M. Merigó, A.M. GilLafuente 
Relation between OWA operator of dimension two and Atanassov's operators. Construction 
H. Bustince, R. Orduna, J. Fernández, J. Olagoitia, M. Pagola, E. Barrenechea 
Aggregation of ordinal information in multicriteria multiperson decision making based on Choquet integral of Fubini type 
J.H. Wang, J. Hao 
Sorting alternatives into linguistic classes and their aggregation 
J.L. GarcíaLapresta, M. MartínezPanero 
Linguisticvalued aggregation operators applied to multiple attribute group decision making 
X. Li, X. Pan, K. Xu, J. Lai, Y. Xu 
A selforganized Chinese word map 
Y. Wang, H. Jin, L. Yang 
A support vector machine (SVM) based classification approach for early warning systems 
G.Q. Zhang, X. Yang, J. Lu 
A multicriteria aggregation approach to software development risk management 
G. Büyüközkan, D. Ruan 
Fuzzy adjunctions and fuzzy morphological operations based on fuzzy implications 
Y. Shi, E.E. Kerre 
PART IV: DECISION MAKING AND RISK ANALYSIS 
SCK•CEN, the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre research towards a sustainable option 
P. D'Hondt 
A brief analysis about the basic reduction standards of decision table 
D. Weifeng, Y. Li 
An approach for induction of decision trees under entropy and characteristic relation based rough sets 
T. Li, C. Hu, X. Dong, H. Luo 
A kind of decision making approach based on sixelement linguistic truthvalued intuitionistic fuzzy propositional logic 
L. Zou, F. Sun, K. Xu, L. Yang, Y. Xu 
Twoplayer games with fuzzy entries of the payoff matrix 
E. RakusAndersson, M. Salomonsson, H. Zettervall 
Strategic behaviour, rationality and bargaining power in twostage games with artificial socially inspired agents 
A. LópezParedes, C. Hernández, M. Posada, J. Pajares 
Group sorting and ordering multiple criteria alternatives 
A. Petrovski 
Some consensus measures and their applications in group decision making 
J.L. GarcíaLapresta, D. PérezRomán 
Extended linguistic hierarchies for dealing with multigranular contexts in decision making 
L. Martínez, M. Espinilla, L.G. Pérez, J. Liu 
The use of different norms in the TOPSIS decision making method 
E.H. Cables, M.S. GarcíaCascales, M.T. Lamata 
A statistical multicriteria decision aiding technique 
P.L. Kunsch 
Changes of the solution set by adding objectives to multicriteria optimization problems 
A.B. Malinowska 
A new fuzzy real options valuation model: its application to multicriteria R&D project selection 
A.Ç. Tolga, C. Kahraman 
Waste electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) treatment strategies' evaluation using fuzzy linear programming for multidimensional analysis of preference (LINMAP) method 
I. Bereketli, M.E. Genevois, Y.E. Albayrak, M. Özyol 
Risk analysis of disaster loss based on maximum entropy principle 
L. Feng, L. Ma 
Severe grassland fire disaster risk analysis using information diffusion in Northern China 
L. Xingpeng, Z. Jiquan, T. Zhijun, C. Weiying 
Attribute reduction method for predicting Chinese companie's financial failure risk 
X. Song, Y. Ding, Y. Luo 
Evaluating the failure risk level of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) project using fuzzy extended analytic hierarchy process (AHP) 
H.Z. Ulukan, Y. Kop, E. Ünlüyildiz 
Joint Commission International consultant selection for hospitals by fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (AHP) 
U. Cebeci 
An integrated framework of early warning systems 
J. Zhang, J. Lu, G.Q. Zhang 
Marine alert processing based on intelligent fusion 
M. Qihuang, F. Jiali, S. Chaojian 
Evaluation of road safety performance indicators using OWA operators 
E. Hermans, D. Ruan, T. Brijs, G. Wets, K. Vanhoof 
Neighborhood structures to solve the double traveling salesman problem (TSP) with multiple stacks using local search 
A. Felipe, M.T. Ortuño, G. Tirado 
Reentrant lines scheduling and Lorenz dominance: a comparative study 
F. Dugardin, F. Yalaoui, L. Amodeo 
On the fitness of high order schema of a linearweighted coded genetic algorithm 
H. Mo, Z. Li, J.B. Park, Y.H. Joo, X. Li 
Genetic algorithm (GA) optimization of the height of a low Earth orbit 
F. Alonso, M. Santos 
Using genetic algorithms to find multiple optimal solutions for modelling an ultrasonic transducer from noisy experimental data 
A. Ruíz, D.K. Anthony, A. Ramos 
Hybrid method for solving a layout problem 
N. Yalaoui, H. Mahdi, L. Amodeo, F. Yalaoui 
Hybrid genetic algorithm based on distance density and quasisimplex technique 
G. Zhang, G.Q. Zhang, H. Xie 
GSM churn management by using adaptive neuro fuzzy inference system GENOANFIS 
A. Karahoca, D. Karahoca 
PART V: DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND WEB INTELLIGENCE 
Soft computing applications in prognostics and health management (PHM) 
P.P. Bonissone 
Developing a decision support system based on fuzzy information axiom 
S. Cebi, C. Kahraman 
A decision support system for fuzzy bilevel decision making 
Y. Gao, G.Q. Zhang, J. Lu, M. Goyal 
A shell for rulebased expert systems development using Gröbner basesbased inference engines 
E. RoanesLozano, A. Hernando, L.M. Laita, E. RoanesMacías 
Implementation of a mobile group decision making support system with incomplete information 
S. Alonso, S. Arambourg, F.J. Cabrerizo, E. HerreraViedma 
Applying a new rulebase inference methodology into clinical decision making 
G. Kong, D.L. Xu, J.B. Yang 
A fuzzy multiobjective decision support system for nonwoven products experiment design 
J. Lu, X. Deng, X. Zeng, P. Vroman, F. Wu, G.Q. Zhang 
Selecting intervention strategies for the Ringkøbing Fjord on the basis of decision analyses 
A. Jiménez, A. Mateos, S. RíosInsua, A. Bryhn 
A decision making procedure for designing human resources management 
R. de Andrés, J.L. GarcíaLapresta, M. Jiménez 
A decision support tool for humanitarian operations in natural disaster relief 
J.T. Rodríguez, B. Vitoriano, J. Montero, A. Omaña 
A goal programming model for humanitarian aid distribution 
B. Vitoriano, M.T. Ortuño, A.F. RuizRivas 
Hybrid technology for disaster response 
A.V. Smirnov, N. Shilov, T. Levashova 
A natureinspired computational approach to discern unhealthy nuclear intentions of nation states 
S. Rao 
Fuzzy reputation in the ART testbed 
J. Carbo, J.M. MolinaLópez 
An adaptive consensus support system for group decision making (GDM) problems with heterogeneous information 
F. Mata, L. Martínez, J.C. Martínez, E. HerreraViedma 
OrieB, a linguistic collaborative recommender system (CRS) for supporting decision making in academic orientation 
E.J. Castellano, L. Martínez, P.J. Sánchez 
A recommender system to promote collaborative research groups in an academic context 
C. Porcel, A.G. LópezHerrera, E. HerreraViedma 
A knowledge based recommender system with multigranular hierarchical linguistic contexts 
L. Martínez, M.J. Barranco, L.G. Pérez, M. Espinilla, E.J. Castellano 
On a concept of a consensus reaching process support system based on the use of soft computing and web techniques 
J. Kacprzyk, S. Zadrozny 
Subjective logicbased framework for rating and composition of web services 
G. Kolaczek, K. Juszczyszyn 
Using structural knowledge in a contentbased recommender system 
L.M. de Campos, J.M. FernándezLuna, J.F. Huete, M.A. RuedaMorales 
Getting cold start users connected in a recommender system's trust network 
P. Victor, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, A.M. Teredesai 
A usercentric approach to model semantic web services request 
G. Fenza, V. Loia, S. Senatore 
A linguistic approach for nonfunctional constraints in a semantic serviceoriented architecture (SOA) environment 
P. Châtel, I. Truck, J. Malenfant 
A linguistic model for citizen participation in electronic government 
J.I. Peláez, J.M. Doña, D.L. La Red, C.R. Brys 
Webbased social network approach to information fusion 
K. Juszczyszyn, G. Kolaczek 
The function comparison of substitution and enforcement in human flow affected by website information flow 
Z. Lu, S. Wu, R. Han, J. Duan 
Evaluation of elearning web sites using fuzzy axiomatic design with group decision 
J. Arsenyan, G. Büyüközkan 

PART VI: CONTROL AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS 
New information processing methods for control in magnetically confinement nuclear fusion 
A. Murari, J. Vega, G. de Arcas, G. Vagliasindi, JETEFDA Contributors 
A validation tool for component monitoring and conditionbased maintenance of heat exchangers in nuclear power plants (NPP) 
U. Gocht, M. Wagenknecht, J. Haenel, A. Traichel, M. Wieland 
Reconstruction of faulty signals by an ensemble of principal component analysis models optimized by a multiobjective genetic algorithm 
P. Baraldi, E. Zio, G. Gola, D. Roverso, M. Hoffmann 
Fault classification in nuclear systems based on fuzzy clustering and logic 
P. Baraldi, E. Zio, I.C. Popescu 
Model based fault diagnosis of a pressurized water reactor (PWR) nuclear power plant using fuzzy inference approach 
R. RazaviFar, H. Davilu, C. Lucas 
Adjustment strategy for a dualfuzzyneuro controller using genetic algorithms – application to gasfired water heater 
K. Xu, J. Lai, X. Li, X. Pan, Y. Xu 
Fuzzy control chart 
N. Erginel 
Fuzzy regression control chart 
S. Sentürk 
Asymptotically exact sum of squares stabilization conditions for discrete TakagiSugeno fuzzy systems 
J.V. Salcedo, S. GarcíaNieto, D. Laurí, M. Martínez 
Embedded model control and the error loop 
J. Ospina, E. Canuto 
A mobile monitoring system controlled by computational intelligence techniques 
J.S. BenítezRead, E. RojasRamírez 
Fuzzy control system navigation using priority areas 
M.A. Olivares, P. Campoy, C. Martínez, J.F. Correa, I. Mondragón 
Multiobjective path planner for unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) based on genetic algorithms 
J.M. de la CruzGarcía, E. BesadaPortas, L. de la TorreCubillo, B. de AndrésToro 
A fuzzy logic model for the assessment of crew performance in simulated scenarios 
P. Baraldi, E. Zio, M. Librizzi 
Internal rate of return of fuzzy cash flows based on pessimistic and optimistic fuzzyrelation approach 
E. Bas 
Text analysis based on bag neighborhood model and application to incident reports 
S. Miyamoto, Y. Kawasaki 
Fuzzy logic in real estate valuation 
V. López, Á. del Monte, J. Montero 
Fuzzy real options valuation for oil investments 
C. Kahraman, I. Uçal 
An intuitionistic fuzzy analytical network process for parking site selection 
S. Saeedi, M.R. Malek, M.R. Delavar, A. Tayyebi 
Regions rating for selecting spacecraft landing sites 
T.C. Pais, R.A. Ribeiro, Y. Devouassoux, S. Reynaud 
Radio frequency identification (RFID) in physical platforms of agents: application in airport management 
P. García, A. García, J.M. Pastor 
Fuzzy rule based system for the economic analysis of radio frequency identification (RFID) investments 
A. Ustundag, M.S. Kilinc, E. Cevikcan 
Technology selection for radio frequency identification (RFID) based actionstracking system using fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (AHP) 
B. Oztaysi, L. Mich 
Multicriteria wind power plant location selection using fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (AHP) 
T. Demirel, U. Yalcin 
Selection of the most suitable city for a nuclear power plant by using fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (AHP) and fuzzy analytic network process (ANP) methodologies 
N.Ç. Demirel, G.N. Yücenur 
Influence of the confinement in the particle swarm optimization of combinatorial problems for application to the nuclear reactor fuel reloading 
A.A.M. Meneses, R. Schirru 
Complementary optimization algorithm for solving the twolevel stochastic programming model in electricity market 
X. Ma, G. Zhang, F. Wen 
A new artificial immune system algorithm for multi objective fuzzy flow shop scheduling: a real world application 
C. Kahraman, O. Engin, M.K. Yilmaz 
Ship machinery installation based on fuzzy information axiom: the case of compressed air system 
S. Cebi, M. Celik 
Stereo matching algorithm using interval valued fuzzy similarity 
H. Bustince, D. Villanueva, M. Pagola, E. Barrenechea, R. Orduna, J. Fernández, J. Olagoitia, P. MeloPinto, P. Couto 
Vision based navigation of aerial vehicles based on georeferenced imagery 
F. Samadzadegan, S. Saeedi 
Structuring ship design project approval mechanism towards operatorsystem interfaces via fuzzy axiomatic design principles 
S. Cebi, M. Celik, D. Er, C. Kahraman 
A fuzzy clustering application in a cellular manufacturing system 
H. Behret, C. Kahraman 
An expert knowledge based sensor planning system for car headlight lens inspection 
S. Satorres, J. Gómez, J. Gámez, A. Sánchez 
A fuzzy multicriteria group decision support system for textile material fabrichand evaluation 
J. Lu, Y. Zhu, X. Zeng, L. Koehl, J. Ma, G.Q. Zhang 
Ant colony optimization for assembly lines design problem 
H. Chehade, F. Yalaoui, L. Amodeo, P. de Guglielmo 
Developing an intelligent system for supporting fashion design decisions 
X. Zeng, X. Ge, P. Bruniaux 
Online training assessment in virtual reality simulators based on Gaussian Naive Bayes 
R.M. de Moraes, L.S. Machado 
Webbased voice stress analyser decision support system for eexamination 
E.K. Zavadskas, A. Kaklauskas, A. Vlasenko 
An approach of optimal control type to model fluids with heat flow 
S. Sieniutycz 
Author index 
Acknowledgement to reviewers 