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  1. Gao, C., Yao, Y.Y., Actionable strategies in three-way decisions with rough sets. In: Polkowski, L., Yao, Y., Artiermjew, P., Ciucci, D., Liu, D., Selzak, D., Zielosko, B. (Eds.), IJCRS 2017, Part II, LNCS (LNAI), vol. 10314, pp. 183-199, 2017.

  2. Hu, M.J., Yao, Y.Y., Rough set approximations in an incomplete information table. In: Polkowski, L., Yao, Y., Artiermjew, P., Ciucci, D., Liu, D., Selzak, D., Zielosko, B. (Eds.), IJCRS 2017, Part II, LNCS (LNAI), vol. 10314, pp. 200-215, 2017.

  3. Hepting, D.H, Bin Amer, H.H., Yao, Y.Y., Three-way analysis of facial similarity judgments, ISFUROS 2017: 2nd International Symposium on Fuzzy and Rough Sets.

  4. Wang, P.X., Yang, X.B., Yao, Y.Y., C&E re-clustering: Reconstruction of clustering results by three-way strategy. In: Kryszkiewicz, M., Appice, A., Slezak, D., Rybinski, H., Skowron, A., Ras, Z.W. (Eds.), ISMIS 2017, LNCS (LNAI), vol. 10352, pp. 540-549, 2017.

  5. Hu, M.J., Yao, Y.Y., Definability in incomplete information tables. In: Flores, V., Gomide, F., Janusz, A., Meneses, C., Miao, D.Q., Peters, P., Slezak, D., Wang, G.Y., Weber, R., Yao, Y.Y. (eds.), IJCRS 2016, LNCS (LNAI), vol. 9920, pp. 177-186, 2016.

  6. Zhou, B., Yao, Y.Y., Liu, Q.Z., Utilizing DTRS for imbalanced text classification. In: Flores, V., Gomide, F., Janusz, A., Meneses, C., Miao, D.Q., Peters, P., Slezak, D., Wang, G.Y., Weber, R., Yao, Y.Y. (eds.), IJCRS 2016, LNCS (LNAI), vol. 9920, pp. 219-228, 2016.

  7. Gao, C., Yao, Y.Y., Determining thresholds in three-way decisions with Chi-square statistic. In: Flores, V., Gomide, F., Janusz, A., Meneses, C., Miao, D.Q., Peters, P., Slezak, D., Wang, G.Y., Weber, R., Yao, Y.Y. (eds.), IJCRS 2016, LNCS (LNAI), vol. 9920, pp. 272-281, 2016.

  8. D'eer, L., Cornelis, C., Yao, Y.Y., A semantical approach to rough sets and dominance-based rough sets, International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems, pp. 23-35, 2016.

  9. Yao, Y.Y., Rough sets and three-way decisions. In: Ciucci, D., Wang, G.Y., Mitra, S., Wu, W.Z. (eds.), RSKT 2015, LNCS (LNAI), vol. 9436, pp. 62-73, 2015.

  10. Yao, Y.Y., Gao, C., Statistical Interpretations of Three-Way Decisions. In: Ciucci, D., Wang, G.Y., Mitra, S., Wu, W.Z. (eds.), RSKT 2015, LNCS (LNAI), vol. 9436, pp. 309-320, 2015.

  11. Huang, G.S., Yao, Y.Y., Region vector based attribute reducts in decision-theoretic rough sets. In: Yao, Y.Y., Hu, Q.H., Yu, H., Grzymala-Busse, J.W., RSFDGrC 2015, LNCS (LNAI), vol. 9437, pp. 355-365, 2015.

  12. Zhou, B., Yao, Y.Y., Decision-level sensor-fusion based on DTRS. In: Ciucci, D., Wang, G.Y., Mitra, S., Wu, W.Z. (eds.), RSKT 2015, LNCS (LNAI), vol. 9436, pp. 321-332, 2015.

  13. Yu, H., Wang, G.Y., Hu, B.Q., Jia, X.Y., Li, H.X., Li, T.R., Liang, D.C., Liang, J.Y., Liu, B.X., Liu, D., Ma, J.M., Miao, D.Q., Min, F., Qi, J.J., Shang, L., Xu, J.C., Yang, H.L., Yao, J.T., Yao, Y.Y., Zhang, H.Y., Zhang, Y.P., Zhu, Y.H., Methods and practices of three-way decisions for complex problem solving. In: Ciucci, D., Wang, G.Y., Mitra, S., Wu, W.Z. (eds.), RSKT 2015, LNCS (LNAI), vol. 9436, pp. 255-265, 2015.

  14. Yao, Y.Y., Hu, M.J., A definition of structured rough set approximations. In: Kryszkiewicz, M., Cornelis, C., Ciucci, D., Medina-Moreno, J., Motoda, H., Ras, Z.W. (eds.), RSEISP 2014, LNCS (LNAI), vol. 8537, pp. 111-122, 2014.

  15. Deng, X.F., Yao, Y.Y., Yao, J.T., On interpreting three-way decisions through two-way decisions. In: Andreasen, T., Christiansen, H., Cubero, J.C., Ras, Z.W. (eds.), ISMIS 2014, LNCS (LNAI), vol. 8502, pp. 73-82, 2014.

  16. Gao, C., Yao, Y.Y., An addition strategy for reduct construction. In: Miao, D.Q., Pedrycz, W., Slezak, D., Peters, G., Hu, Q.H., Wang, R.Z. (eds.), RSKT 2014, LNCS (LNAI), vol, 8818, pp. 535-546, 2014.

  17. Zhou, B., Yao, Y.Y., Feature selection based on confirmation-theoretic rough sets. In: Cornelis, C., Kryszkiewicz, M., Slezak, D., Ruiz, E.M., Bello, R. Shang, L. (eds.), RSCTC 2014, LNCS (LNAI), vol. 8536, pp. 181-188, 2014.

  18. Qi, J.J., Wei, L., Yao, Y.Y., Three-way formal concept analysis. In: Miao, D.Q., Pedrycz, W., Slezak, D., Peters, G., Hu, Q.H., Wang, R.Z. (eds.), RSKT 2014, LNCS (LNAI), vol, 8818, pp. 732-741, 2014.

  19. Yu, H., Jiao, P., Wang, G.Y., Yao, Y.Y., Categorizing overlapping regions in clustering analysis using three-way decisions. In: Slezak, D., Dunin-Keplicz, Lewis, M., Terano , T. (eds.), Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conferences on Web Intelligence (WI) and Intelligent Agent Technologies (IAT), WI-IAT 2014, Volume 2, 350-357, 2014.

  20. Yao, Y.Y., Granular computing and sequential three-way decisions. In: Lingras, P., Wolski, M., Cornelis, C., Mitra, S., Wasilewski, P. (eds.) RSKT 2013. LNCS (LNAI), vol. 8171, pp. 16-27. Springer, Heidelberg (2013).

  21. Deng, X.F., Yao, Y.Y., Mean-value-based decision-theoretic shadowed sets. In: Proceedings of 2013 Joint IFSA World Congress and NAFIPS Annual Meeting (IFSA/NAFIPS), pp. 1382-1387, 2013.

  22. Zhou, B.,Yao, Y.Y., Comparison of two models of probabilistic rough sets. In: Lingras, P., Wolski, M., Cornelis, C., Mitra, S., Wasilewski, P. (eds.) RSKT 2013. LNCS (LNAI), vol. 8171, pp. 121-132, Springer, Heidelberg (2013)

  23. Li, J.L., Deng, X.F., Yao, Y.Y., Multistage email spam filtering based on three-way decisions. In: Lingras, P., Wolski, M., Cornelis, C., Mitra, S., Wasilewski, P. (eds.) RSKT 2013. LNCS (LNAI), vol. 8171, pp. 313-324. Springer, Heidelberg (2013)

  24. Benedicenti, L., Blachford, D.Y., Chan, C., East, A., Gelowitz, C., Huang, G., Paranjape, R., Petty, S., Yao, J.T., Yao, Y.Y., Multidisciplinary approaches to computing, the 26th Annual IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), 2013. DOI:10.1109/CCECE.2013.6567668

  25. Yao, Y.Y., An outline of a theory of three-way decisions, Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing - 8th International Conference, RSCTC 2012, Chengdu, China, August 17-20, 2012. LNCS(LNAI) vol. 7413, pp. 1-17.

  26. Yao, Y.Y. and Petty, S., Multiple representations of web content for effective knowledge utilization, Brain Informatics - International Conference, BI 2012, Macau, China, December 4-7, 2012. LNCS vol. 7670, pp. 338-347.

  27. Deng, X.F. and Yao, Y.Y., An information-theoretic interpretation of thresholds in probabilistic rough sets, Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology - 7th International Conference, RSKT 2012, Chengdu, China, August 17-20, 2012, LNCS(LNAI) vol. 7414, 369-378.

  28. Yao, Y.Y. and Deng, X.F., Sequential three-way decisions with probabilistic rough sets, Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing, ICCI*CC 2011, Banff, Canada, August 18-20, 2011, pp. 120-125.

  29. Yao, Y.Y. and Fu, R., Partitions, coverings, reducts and rule learning in rough set theory, Rough Set and Knowledge Technology, 6th International Conference, RSKT 2011, Banff, Canada, October 9-12, 2011, LNCS (LNAI) 6954, pp. 101-109.

  30. Yao, Y.Y. and Luo, J.G., Top-Down progressive computing, Rough Set and Knowledge Technology, 6th International Conference, RSKT 2011, Banff, Canada, October 9-12, 2011, LNCS (LNAI) 6954, pp. 734-742.

  31. Luo, J.G. and Yao, Y.Y., Granular space state search, Advances in Artificial Intelligence, 24th Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Canadian AI 2011, St. John's, Canada, May 25-27, 2011, LNCS (LNAI) 6657, pp. 285-290.

  32. Zhou, H.Y., Liu, J.Y., Jing, W., Qin, Y.L., Lu, S.F., Yao, Y.Y., and Zhong, N. The role of lateral inferior prefrontal cortex during information retrieval, Brain Informatics - International Conference, BI 2011, Lanzhou, China, September 7-9, 2011, LNCS (LNAI) 6889, pp. 53-63.

  33. Yao, Y.Y., Notes on rough set approximations and associated measures, Proceedings of Second International Workshop on Rough Sets Theory (RST'10), Zhoushan, Zhejiang, China, October 19-21, 2010, Journal of Zhejiang Ocean University (Natural Science), Vol. 29, No. 5, pp. 399-410.

  34. Yao, Y.Y. and Zhou, B., Naive Bayesian rough sets, Proceedings of the 5th International Confernece on Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology (RSKT 2010), Beijing, China, October 15-17, 2010, LNCS(LNAI) 6401, pp. 719-726.

  35. Yao, Y.Y., Miao, D.Q., Zhang, N., and Xu, F.F., Set-theoretic models of granular structures, Proceedings of the 5th International Confernece on Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology (RSKT 2010), Beijing, China, October 15-17, 2010, LNCS(LNAI) 6401, pp. 94-101.

  36. Li, R.P. and Yao, Y.Y., Indiscernibility and similarity in an incomplete information table, Proceedings of the 5th International Confernece on Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology (RSKT 2010), Beijing, China, October 15-17, 2010, LNCS(LNAI) 6401, 110-117.

  37. Liu, D., Yao, Y.Y., and Li, T.R., Three-way decision-theoretic rough sets (in Chinese), The Joint Conference of the 10th Chinese Conference on Rough Sets and Soft Compuing, The 4th Chinese Conference on Web Intelligence, and The 4th Chinese Conference on Granular Computing, Chongqing, China, October, 11-23, 2010, Computer Science (Ji Suan Ji Ke Xue), Vol. 37, No.10A, p. 26, 2010, Computer Science, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 246-250, 2011.

  38. Zhang, X.H., Yao, Y.Y., and Zhao, Y., Qualitative approximations of fuzzy sets and non-classical three-valued logics (I), Proceedings of the 5th International Confernece on Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology (RSKT 2010), Beijing, China, October 15-17, 2010, LNCS(LNAI) 6401, pp. 195-203.

  39. Zhang, X.H., Yao, Y.Y., and Zhao, Y., Qualitative approximations of fuzzy sets and non-classical three-valued logics (II), Proceedings of the 5th International Confernece on Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology (RSKT 2010), Beijing, China, October 15-17, 2010, LNCS(LNAI) 6401, pp. 204-211.

  40. Zhou, B., and Yao, Y.Y., In search for effective granularity with DTRS, Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics (ICCI 2010), Beijing, China, July 7-9, 2010, pp. 464-470.

  41. Zhou, B. Yao, Y.Y., and Luo, J.G., A three-way decision approach to email spam filtering, Advances in Artificial Intelligence, 23rd Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Canadian AI 2010, Ottawa, Canada, May 31 - June 2, 2010, LNCS(LNAI) 6085, pp. 28-39.

  42. Joshi, M., Lingras, P., Yao, Y.Y., and Bhavsar, V., Rough, fuzzy, interval clustering for web usage mining, Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications (ISDA 2010), Cairo, Egypt, November 29 - December 1, 2010, pp. 397-402.

  43. Grzymala-Busse, J.W., Marepally, S.R., and Yao, Y.Y., An empirical comparison of rule sets induced by LERS and probabilistic rough classification, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing (RSCTC 2010), Warsaw, Poland, June 28-30, 2010, LNCS(LNAI) 6086, pp. 590-599

  44. Grzymala-Busse, J.W., Marepally, S.R. and Yao, Y.Y., A comparison of positive, boundary, and possible rules using the MLEM2 rule induction algorithm, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems (HIS 2010), Atlanta, USA, August 23-25, 2010, pp. 7-12.

  45. Zhou, H.Y., Liu, J.Y., Jing, W., Qin, Y.L., Lu, S.F., Yao, Y.Y., and Zhong, N., Basic level advantage and its switching during information retrieval: an fMRI study, Brain Informatics, International Conference, BI 2010, Proceedings, Toronto, Canada, August 28-30, LNCS(LNAI) 6334, pp. 427-436.

  46. Yao, Y.Y., Three-way decision: an interpretation of rules in rough set theory, Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology, Fourth International Conference, RSKT 2009, Gold Coast, Australia, July 14-16, 2009, LNCS(LNAI 5589), pp. 642-649.

  47. Yao, Y.Y., Interval sets and interval-set algebras, Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics, Hong Kong, China, June 15-17, 2009, pp. 307-314.

  48. Yao, Y.Y., Lingras, P., Wang, R.Z. and Miao, D.Q. Interval set cluster analysis: a re-formulation, Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining and Granular Computing, 12th International Conference (RSFDGrC 2009), Delhi, India, December 15-18, 2009, LNCS(LNAI) 5908, pp. 398-405.

  49. Zeng, Y., Yao, Y.Y., and Zhong, N. DBLP-SSE: a DBLP search support engine, Proceedings of 2009 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, Vol. 1, Milan, Italy, September 15-18, 2009, pp. 626-630.

  50. Li, H.X., Zhou, X.Z., and Yao, Y.Y., Missing values imputation hypothesis: an experimental evaluation, Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics, Hong Kong, China, June 15-17, 2009, 275-280.

  51. Wang, Y.X., Baciu, G., Yao, Y.Y., Zhang, B., Kinsner, W. Hunag, C.R., Chan, K., Goertzel, B., Miao, D.Q., Sugawara, K. Wang, G.Y., You, J., Zhang, D., Zhong, N., Zhu, H.B. Perspectives on cognitive informatics and cognitive computing: summary of the panel of IEEE ICCI'09, Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics, Hong Kong, China, June 15-17, 2009, 9-27.

  52. Xu, F.F., Miao, D.Q., Yao, Y.Y., Wei, L. Analyzing skill sets with or-relation tables in knowledge spaces, Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics, Hong Kong, China, June 15-17, 2009, 174-180.

  53. Yang, J., Zhong, N., Yao, Y.Y., and Wang, J. Peculiarity analysis for classifications, Proceedings of 2009 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2009), Miami, Florida, USA, December 6-9, 2009, pp. 607-616.

  54. Jia, X.Q., Lu, S.F., Zhong, N. and Yao, Y.Y., Figural effects in syllogistic reasoning with evaluation paradigm: an eye-movement study, Proceedings of Brain Informatics 2009, Beijing, China, October 22-24, 2009, LNCS(LNAI) 5819, pp. 106-114.

  55. Yao, Y.Y., Granular computing: past, present, and future, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing, Hangzhou, China, August 26-28, 2008, 80-85.

  56. Yao, Y.Y., Granular computing: past, present, and future, Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology, Third International Conference, RSKT 2008, Chengdu, China, May 17-19, 2008, LNCS(LNAI) 5009, pp. 27-28.

  57. Yao, Y.Y., The rise of granular computing, Proceedings of the 2008 International Forum on Knowledge Technology, Chongqing, China, May 13-14, 2008, Journal of Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications (Natural Science Edition), Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 299-308.

  58. Yao, Y.Y. and Zhou, B. Micro and macro evaluation of classification rules, Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics (ICCI'08), Stanford Univerity, California, USA, August 14-16, 2008, pp. 441-448.

  59. Grzymala-Busse, J.W. and Yao, Y.Y., A comparison of the LERS classification system and rule management in PRSM, Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, 6th International Conference, RSCTC 2008, Proceedings, Akron, Ohio, USA, October 23-25, 2008, LNCS(LNAI) 5306, pp. 202-210.

  60. Li, H.X., Yao, Y.Y., Zhou, X.Z. and Huang, B. Two-phase rule induction from incomplete data, Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology, Third International Conference, RSKT 2008, Chengdu, China, May 17-19, 2008, LNCS(LNAI) 5009, pp. 47-54.

  61. Xu, F.F., Yao, Y.Y., and Miao, D.Q. Rough set approximations in formal concept analysis and knowledge spaces, Foundations of Intelligent Systems, 17th International Symposium, ISMIS 2008, Toronto, Canada, May 20-23, 2008, LNCS(LNAI) 4994, pp. 319-328.

  62. Yao, J.T., Yao, Y.Y., Kreinovich, V., Pinheiro da Silva, P., Starks, S.A., Gang, X. and Nguyen, H.T., Towards more adequate representation of uncertainty: from intervals to set intervals, with the possible addition of probabilities and certainty degrees, Proceedings of 2008 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE 2008), Hong Kong, June 1-6, 2008, pp. 983-990.

  63. Zhou, B. and Yao, Y.Y., Evaluating information retrieval system performance based on multi-grade relevance, Foundations of Intelligent Systems, 17th International Symposium, ISMIS 2008, Toronto, Canada, May 20-23, 2008, LNCS(LNAI) 4994, pp. 424-433.

  64. Chen, G., Zhong, N. and Yao, Y.Y., A hypergraph model of granular computing, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing, Hangzhou, China, August 26-28, 2008, pp. 130-135.

  65. Yang, J., Zhong, N., Yao, Y.Y. and Wang, J., Local peculiarity factor and its application in outlier detection, Proceedings of the 14th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, August 24-27, 2008, pp. 776-784.

  66. Zhao, Y., Wong, S.K.M., and Yao, Y.Y., A note on attribute reduction in the decision-theoretic rough set model, Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, 6th International Conference, RSCTC 2008, Proceedings, Akron, Ohio, USA, October 23-25, 2008, LNCS(LNAI) 5306, pp. 61-70.

  67. Yao, Y.Y., Granular computing for web intelligence and brain informatics, 2007 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conferences on Web Intelligence, Silicon Valley, California, USA, November 2-5, 2007, pp. xxxi-xxxiv, also in: 2007 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conferences on Intelligent Agent Technology, pp. xxvi-xxix.

  68. Yao, Y.Y., Decision-theoretic rough set models, Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology, Second International Conference, RSKT 2007, Toronto, Canada, May 14-16, 2007, LNCS(LNAI) 4481, pp. 1-12.

  69. Yao, Y.Y., The art of granular computing, Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems Paradigms, International Conference, RSEISP 2007, Warsaw, Poland, June 28-30, 2007, LNCS(LNAI) 4585, pp. 101-112.

  70. Yao, Y.Y., Structured writing based on the strategies of granular computing, Granular computing for web intelligence and brain informatics, Proceedings fo the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing, Silicon Valley, California, USA, November 2-5, 2007, pp. 72-77.

  71. Yao, Y.Y., Zeng, Y. and Zhong, N. Supporting literature exploration with granular knowledge structures, Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining and Granular Computing, 11th International Conference, RSFDGrC 2007, Toronto, Canada, May 14-16, 2007, LNCS(LNAI) 4482, pp. 182-189.

  72. Yao, Y.Y., Zeng, Y., Zhong, N. and Huang, J., Knowledge retrieval, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conferences on Web Intelligence, Silicon Valley, California, USA, November 2-5, 2007, pp. 729-935.

  73. Yao, Y.Y. and Zhao, Y., Conflict analysis based on discernibility and indiscernibility, Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computational Intelligence, FOCI 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, April 1-5, 2007, pp. 302-307.

  74. Yao, Y.Y. and Zhou, B. A logic language of granular computing, Proceedings of the Six IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics, ICCI 2007, Lake Tahoe, CA, USA, August 6-8, 2007, pp. 178-185.

  75. Yao, Y.Y., Zhou, B. and Chen, Y., Interpreting low and high order rules: a granular computing approach, Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems Paradigms, International Conference, RSEISP 2007, Warsaw, Poland, June 28-30, 2007, LNCS(LNAI) 4585, pp. 371-380.

  76. Banerjee, M. and Yao, Y.Y., A categorial basis for granular computing, Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining and Granular Computing, 11th International Conference, RSFDGrC 2007, Toronto, Canada, May 14-16, 2007, LNCS(LNAI) 4482, pp. 427-434.

  77. Zeng, Y., Yao, Y.Y. and Zhong, N., Knowledge retrieval based on granular structure (in Chinese), The Joint Conference of the Seventh Chinese Conference on Rough Sets and Soft Compuing, The First Chinese Conference on Web Intelligence, and The first Chinese Conference on Granular Computing, TaiYuan, Shanxi, China, August 19-23, 2007, Computer Science (Ji Suan Ji Ke Xue), Vol.35, No.3, pp. 194-196, 224, 2008,

  78. Zhao, Y., Yao, Y.Y. and Wong, S.K.M., Deletion and addition methods for reduct construction, The Joint Conference of the Seventh Chinese Conference on Rough Sets and Soft Compuing, The First Chinese Conference on Web Intelligence, and The first Chinese Conference on Granular Computing, Computer Science (Ji Suan Ji Ke Xue), Vol. 34, No. 8A, TaiYuan, Shanxi, China, August 19-23, 2007, pp. 17-19.

  79. Zhao, Y., Yao, Y.Y. and Yan, M. ICS: an interactive classification system, Advances in Artificial Intelligence, 20th Conference of the Canadian Society for Computational Studies of Intelligence, Canadian AI 2007, Montreal, Canada, May 28-30, 2007, LNCS(LNAI) 4509, pp. 134-145.

  80. Chen, Y., Zhao, Y. and Yao, Y.Y., A profit-based business model for evaluating rule interestingness, Advances in Artificial Intelligence, 20th Conference of the Canadian Society for Computational Studies of Intelligence, Canadian AI 2007, Montreal, Canada, May 28-30, 2007, LNCS(LNAI) 4509, pp. 296-307.

  81. Salvatore Greco, S., Slowinski, R. and Yao, Y.Y., Bayesian decision theory for dominance-based rough set approach, Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology, Second International Conference, RSKT 2007, Toronto, Canada, May 14-16, 2007, LNCS(LNAI) 4481, pp. 134-141.

  82. Liang, P.P., Zhong, N., Lu, S.F., Yao, Y.Y. and Liu, J. The time course and source localization of human inductive strength judgment: an ERP study, 2007 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conferences on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology - Workshops, Silicon Valley, California, USA, November 2-5, 2007, pp. 43-46.

  83. Zhao, Y., Luo, F., Wong, S.K.M. and Yao, Y.Y., A general definition of an attribute reduct, Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology, Second International Conference, RSKT 2007, Toronto, Canada, May 14-16, 2007, LNCS(LNAI) 4481, pp. 101-108.

  84. Yang, J., Zhong, N., Liang, P.P., Wang, J., Yao, Y.Y. and Lu, S.F., Brain activation detection by neighborhood one-class SVM, 2007 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conferences on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology - Workshops, Silicon Valley, California, USA, November 2-5, 2007, pp. 47-51.

  85. Liang, P., Zhong, N., Wu, J.L., Lu, S., Liu, J., and Yao, Y.Y., Time dissociative characteristics of numerical inductive reasoning: behavioral and ERP evidence, Neural Networks, 2007, Proceedings of the 2007 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN'07), Orlando, FL, USA, August 12-17, 2007, pp. 873-879.

  86. Yao, Y.Y., Three perspectives of granular computing, The Proceedings, International Forum on Theory of GrC from Rough Set Perspective, Journal of Nanchang Institute of Technology, Vol. 25, No. 2, 16-21, 2006.

  87. Yao, Y.Y., Granular computing for data mining, Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Data Mining, Intrusion Detection, Information Assurance, and Data Networks Security, Kissimmee, Florida, USA, April 17-18, 2006, pp. 1-12 (624105).

  88. Yao, Y.Y., Granular computing and cognitive informatics, Proceedings of the Fifth IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics (ICCI'06), Beijing, China, July 17-19, 2006, pp. 17-18.

  89. Yao, Y.Y., Zhao, Y., Wang, J. and Han, S.Q., A model of machine learning based on user preference of attributes, Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, 5th International Conference, RSCTC 2006, Proceedings, Kobe, Japan, November 6-8, 2006, LNCS(LNAI) 4259, 587-596.

  90. Yao, Y.Y., Zhao, Y. and Wang, J., On reduct construction algorithms, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology (RSKT'06) Chongqing, China, July 24-26, 2006, LNAI 6042, 297-304.

  91. Chen, Y.H. and Yao, Y.Y., Multiview intelligent data analysis based on granular computing, Proceedings of 2006 IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, May 10-12, 2006, 281-286.

  92. Zhao, Y. and Yao, Y.Y., Classification based on logical concept analysis, Proceedings of the 19th Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (CAI'06), Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, June 7-9, 2006, LNCS(LNAI) 4013, pp. 419-430.

  93. Li, W., Zhong, N., Yao, Y.Y., Liu, J. and Liu, C., Spam filtering and email-mediated applications, Web Intelligence Meets Brain Informatics, First WICI International Workshop, WImBI 2006, Revised Selected and Invited Papers, Beijing, China, December 15-16, 2006, LNAI 4845, pp. 382-405, 2007.

  94. Li, W., Zhong, N., Yao, Y.Y., Liu, J. and Liu, C., Developing intelligent applications in social e-mail networks, Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, 5th International Conference, RSCTC 2006, Proceedings, Kobe, Japan, November 6-8, 2006, LNCS(LNAI) 4259, pp. 776-785.

  95. Shrestha, M., Hamilton, H.J., Yao, Y.Y., Konkel, K. and Geng, L., The PDD framework for detecting categories of peculiar data, Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2006), Hong Kong, December 2006, pp. 562-571.

  96. Zhao, Y., Chen, Y.H. and Yao, Y.Y., User-centered interactive data, Proceedings of the Fifth IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics (ICCI'06), Beijing, China, July 17-19, 2006, pp. 457-466.

  97. Zhong, N., Liu, J., Yao, Y.Y., Wu, J., Lu, S. Qin, Y., Li, K. and Wah, B., Web intelligence meets brain informatics, Web Intelligence Meets Brain Informatics, First WICI International Workshop, WImBI 2006, Revised Selected and Invited Papers, Beijing, China, December 15-16, 2006, LNCS(LNAI) 4845, pp. 1-31, 2007.

  98. Li, W., Zhong, N., Liu, J., Yao, Y.Y., and Liu, C., Perspective of applying the global e-mail network, Proceedings of 2006 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference of Web Intelligence, Hong Kong, China, 18-22 December 2006, pp. 117-120.

  99. Liang, P., Zhong, N., Lu, S.F., Liu, J., Yao, Y.Y., Li, K.C. and Yang, Y.H. The neural mechanism of human numerical inductive reasoning process: a combined ERP and fMRI study, Web Intelligence Meets Brain Informatics, First WICI International Workshop, WImBI 2006, Revised Selected and Invited Papers, Beijing, China, December 15-16, 2006, LNCS(LNAI) 4845, pp. 223-243, 2007.

  100. Yao, Y.Y., Web intelligence: new frontiers of exploration, Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Active Media Technology (AMT 2005), Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan, May 19-21, 2005, pp. 3-8.

  101. Yao, Y.Y., Perspectives of granular computing, Proceedings of 2005 IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing, Beijing, China, July 25-27, 2005, Vol. 1, pp. 85-90.

  102. Yao, Y.Y. and Chen, Y.H., Subsystem based generalizations of rough set approximations, Foundations of Intelligent Systems, 15th International Symposium Proceedings (ISMIS 2005), Saratoga Springs, NY, USA, May 25-28, 2005, LNCS(LNAI) 3488, pp. 210-218.

  103. Yao, Y.Y., Wang, F.Y. and Wang, J. ``Rule + Exception'' strategies for knowledge management and discovery, Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining, and Granular Computing, 10th International Conference, RSFDGrC 2005, Part II, Canada, August 31 - September 3, 2005, LNCS(LNAI) 2642, pp. 69-78.

  104. Chen, Y.H. and Yao, Y.Y., Formal concept analysis and hierarchical classes analysis, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference of NAFIPS, Ann Arbor, USA, June 22-25, 2005, pp. 276-281.

  105. Chen, Y.H. and Yao, Y.Y., Formal concept analysis based on hierarchical class analysis, Proceedings of The 4th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics (ICCI 2005), University of California, Irvine, USA, August 8-10, 2005, pp. 285-292.

  106. Zhao, Y. and Yao, Y.Y., Interactive classification using a granular network, Proceedings of The 4th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics (ICCI 2005), University of California, Irvine, USA, August 8-10, 2005, pp. 250-259.

  107. Zhao, Y. and Yao, Y.Y., On interactive data mining, Proceedings of the Second Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Pune, India, December 20-22, 2005, pp. 2444-2454.

  108. Zhao, Y. and Yao, Y.Y., and Zhong, N. Multiple level web personalization, Proceedings of 2005 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, Compiegne University of Technology, France, September 19-22, 2005, pp. 649-652.

  109. Zhong, N., Yao, Y.Y., Grid based multi-aspect data analysis in a brain informatics portal, Proceedings of ICDM'05 Workshop on Foundation of Semantic Oriented Data and Web Mining, Houston, USA, November 27, 2005, pp. 130-137,

  110. Hoeber, O., Yang, X.D. and Yao, Y.Y., Conceptual query expansion, Advances in Web Intelligence: Third International Atlantic Web Intelligence Conference Proceedings (AWIC 2005), Lodz, Poland, June 6-9, 2005, LNCS(LNAI) 3528, pp. 190-196.

  111. Hoeber, O., Yang, X.D. and Yao, Y.Y., Visualization support for interactive query refinement, Proceedings of IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, Compiegne University of Technology, France, September 19-22, 2005, pp. 657-665.

  112. Huang, J.J., Zhong, N., Yao, Y.Y., and Liu, C.N., A general framework of targeted marketing, Advances in Web Intelligence: Third International Atlantic Web Intelligence Conference Proceedings (AWIC 2005), Lodz, Poland, June 6-9, 2005, LNCS(LNAI) 3528, pp. 197-203.

  113. Li, Y., Zhong, N., and Yao, Y.Y., Topic-oriented mining and reasoning, Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Active Media Technology (AMT 2005), Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan, May 19-21, 2005, pp. 321-326.

  114. Liu, J., Zhong, N., Yao, Y.Y., and Wu, J.L., Web intelligence meets immunology, Proceedings of The First International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering (CME2005), Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan, May 15-18, 2005, pp. 387-390.

  115. Liu, W.N., Yao, J.T. and Yao, Y.Y., Constructive fuzzy sets with similarity semantics, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference of NAFIPS, Ann Arbor, USA, June 22-25, 2005, pp. 591-596.

  116. Zhong, N., Liu, J., Yao, Y.Y., and Wu, J.L., Web Intelligence (WI) meets Brain Informatics (BI), Proceedings of The First International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering (CME2005), Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan, May 15-18, 2005, pp. 391-396.

  117. Ohshima, M., Zhong, N., Yokoi, H. and Yao, Y.Y., Analyzing hepatitis data using ordered information, Proceedings of 2005 IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing, Beijing China, July 25-27, 2005, Vol. 2, pp. 599-604.

  118. Yao, Y.Y., Granular computing, Proceedings of The 4th Chinese National Conference on Rough Sets and Soft Computing, Special issue of Computer Science (Ji Suan Ji Ke Xue), Vol. 31, pp. 1-5, 2004.

  119. Yao, Y.Y., Concept formation and learning: a cognitive informatics perspective, Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics, August 16-17, 2004 Chan, C., Kinsner, W., Wang, Y. and Miller, D.M. (Eds.), IEEE Computer Society, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, August 16-17, 2004.

  120. Yao, Y.Y., A comparative study of formal concept analysis and rough set theory in data analysis, Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, 4th International Conference (RSCTC 2004) Proceedings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3066, Tsumoto, S., Slowinski, R., Jan Komorowski, H., Grzymala-Busse, J.W. (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, Uppsala, Sweden, June 1-5, 2004, 59-68.

  121. Yao, Y.Y., Concept lattices in rough set theory, Proceedings of 2004 Annual Meeting of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society (NAFIPS 2004), Dick, S., Kurgan, L., Pedrycz, W. and Reformat, M. (Eds.), IEEE Catalog Number: 04TH8736, June 27-30, 2004, 796-801.

  122. Yao, Y.Y., Web-based research support systems, Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Web-based Support Systems (WSS 2004), Yao, J.T., Raghavan, V.V. and Wang, G.Y. (Eds.), September 20, 2004, Beijing, China, 1-6.

  123. Yao, Y.Y. and Chen, Y.H. Rough set approximations in formal concept analysis, Proceedings of 2004 Annual Meeting of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society (NAFIPS 2004), Dick, S., Kurgan, L., Pedrycz, W. and Reformat, M. (Eds.), IEEE Catalog Number: 04TH8736, June 27-30, 2004, 73-78.

  124. Yao, Y.Y., Yao, J.T., Butz, C.J., Lingras, P. and Jutla, D.N., Web-based support systems (WSS): a report of the WIC Canada Research Centre, Proceedings of 2004 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, Zhong, N., Tirri, H., Yao, Y.Y., Zhou, L., Liu, J.M., and Cercone, N. (Eds.), IEEE Computer Society Press, September 20-24, 2004, Beijing, China, pp. 787-788.

  125. Yao, Y.Y., Zhao, Y. and Yao, J.T. Level construction of decision trees in a partition-based framework for classification, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE'04), Banff, Alberta, Canada, June 20-24, 2004, 199-204.

  126. Yao, Y.Y., Zhong, N. and Zhao, Y., A three-layered conceptual framework of data mining, Proceedings of ICDMí04 Workshop of Foundation of Data Mining, 215-221, 2004.

  127. Zhong, N., Liu, C., Yao, Y.Y., Ohshima, M., Huang, M. and Huang, J. Relational peculiarity oriented data mining, Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, November 2004, pp. 575-578.

  128. Yao, J.T., Liu, W.N. and Yao, Y.Y., Rough approximations under level fuzzy sets, Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, 4th International Conference (RSCTC 2004) Proceedings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3066, Tsumoto, S., Slowinski, R., Jan Komorowski, H., Grzymala-Busse, J.W. (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, Uppsala, Sweden, June 1-5, 2004, 78-83.

  129. Zhao, Y.L., Yao, J.T. and Yao, Y.Y., Data mining support systems, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5433, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery: Theory, Tools, and Technology VI, Dasarathy, B.V. (Ed.), SPIE, Bellingham, WA, April 12-13, 2004, Orlando, USA, 218-227.

  130. Huang, J., Liu, C., Zhong, N. and Yao, Y.Y., A collaborative filtering recommendation system based on market value functions, Proceedings of the International Computer Congress 2004 on Wavelet Analysis and Its Applications, and Active Media Technology, Volume 2, Li, J.P., Daugman, J., Wickerhauser, V., Torresani, B., Yen, J., Zhong, N., Pal, S.K., Tang. Y.Y. and Liu, J.M. (Eds.), World Scientific, Singapore, Logistical Engineering University, P.R. China, May 28-30, 2004, 769-775.

  131. Huang, J., Zhong, N., Liu, C. and Yao, Y.Y., Adaptive linear market value functions for targeted marketing, Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, 4th International Conference (RSCTC 2004) Proceedings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3066, Tsumoto, S., Slowinski, R., Jan Komorowski, H., Grzymala-Busse, J.W. (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, Uppsala, Sweden, June 1-5, 2004, 743-751.

  132. Huang, J., Zhong, N., Liu, C., Yao, Y.Y., Qiu, D., and Ou, C. TMS: targeted marketing system based on market value functions, Proceedings of 2004 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, Zhong, N., Tirri, H., Yao, Y.Y., Zhou, L., Liu, J.M., and Cercone, N. (Eds.), IEEE Computer Society Press, September 20-24, 2004, Beijing, China, pp. 775-776

  133. Liu, W.N., Yao, J.T., Fan, L., Yao, Y.Y., and Yang, X.D. Web-based support systems for sustainable communities, Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Web-based Support Systems (WSS 2004), Yao, J.T., Raghavan, V.V. and Wang, G.Y. (Eds.), September 20, 2004, Beijing, China, 102-110.

  134. Ohshima, M., Zhong, N., Yao, Y.Y., and Murata, S. Peculiarity oriented analysis in multi-people tracking images, Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Proceedings of the 8th Pacific-Asia Conference, PAKDD 2004, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3056, H. Dai, R. Srikant, and C. Zhang (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, Sydney, Australia, May 26-28, 2004, 508-518.

  135. Yao, Y.Y., A Framework for Web-based Research Support Systems, Proceedings of the 27th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2003), Dallas, USA, November 3-6, 2003, IEEE Computer Society Press, 601-606.

  136. Yao, Y.Y., On generalizing rough set theory, Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining, and Granular Computing, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference (RSFDGrC 2003), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2639, Chongqing, China, May 26-29, Wang, G., Liu, Q., Yao, Y. and Skowron, A. (Eds.), pp. 44-51, 2003.

  137. Yao, Y.Y., A step towards the foundations of data mining, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery: Theory, Tools, and Technology V, Orlando, Florida, USA, April 21-22, 2003, Dasarathy, B.V. (Ed.), The International Society for Optical Engineering, pp. 254-263, 2003.

  138. Yao, Y.Y., Y. Chen, X.D. Yang, A measurement-theoretic foundation of rule interestingness evaluation, Foundations and New Directions in Data Mining, Lin, T.Y., Hu, X., Ohsuga, S. and Liau, C.J. (Eds.), November 19-22, 2003, pp. 221-227.

  139. Yao, Y.Y., Liau, C.-J. and Zhong, N. Granular computing based on rough sets, quotient space theory, and belief functions, Foundations of Intelligent Systems, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 2871, Zhong, N. Ras, Z.W., Tsumoto, S. and Suzuki, E. (Eds), The 14th International Symposium, Maebashi City, Japan, October 2003, pp. 152-159, 2003.

  140. Yao, Y.Y., Zhao, Y. and Maguire, R.B. Explanation oriented association mining using rough set theory, Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining, and Granular Computing, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference (RSFDGrC 2003), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2639, Chongqing, China, May 26-29, Wang, G., Liu, Q., Yao, Y. and Skowron, A. (Eds.), pp. 165-172, 2003.

  141. Yao, Y.Y., Zhao, Y. and Maguire, R.B. Explanation-oriented association mining using a combination of unsupervised and supervised learning algorithms, Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Canadian Society for Computational Studies of Intelligence (AI 2003), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2671, Halifax, Canada, June 11-13, 2003, Xiang, Y. and Chaib-draa, B. (Eds.), pp. 527-532, 2003.

  142. L. Fan and Yao, Y.Y., Web-Based Learning Support Systems, Proceedings of the WI/IAT Workshop on Applications, Products and Services of Web-based Support Systems (WSS'03), Halifax, Canada, October 13, 2003, Yao, J.T. and Lingras, P. (Eds.), Technical Report 2003-03, Department of Mathematics and Computing Science, Saint Mary's University, pp. 43-48.

  143. Yao, J.T. and Yao, Y.Y., Web-based information retrieval support systems: building research tools for scientists in the new information age, Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC International Conference on Web Intelligence, Halifax, Canada, Oct 13-17, 2003.

  144. Yao, J.T. and Yao, Y.Y., Web-based Support Systems, Proceedings of the WI/IAT Workshop on Applications, Products and Services of Web-based Support Systems (WSS'03), Halifax, Canada, October 13, 2003, Yao, J.T. and Lingras, P. (Eds.), Technical Report 2003-03, Department of Mathematics and Computing Science, Saint Mary's University, pp. 1-5.

  145. Yao, J.T. and Yao, Y.Y., Information granulation for Web based information retrieval support systems, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery: Theory, Tools, and Technology V, Orlando, Florida, USA, April 21-22, 2003, Dasarathy, B.V. (Ed.), The International Society for Optical Engineering, pp. 138-146, 2003.

  146. Ohshima, M., Zhong, N., Yao, Y.Y., and Murata, S. Peculiarity oriented analysis in multi-people tracking images, Proceedings of the 61st Workshop of Special Interst Group on Knowledge based Systems of The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, SIG-KBS-A301, September 14-16, 2003, 127-132.

  147. Wong, S.K.M., Wu, D. and Yao, Y.Y., Critical remarks on the computational complexity in probabilistic inference, Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining, and Granular Computing, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference (RSFDGrC 2003), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2639, Chongqing, China, May 26-29, Wang, G., Liu, Q., Yao, Y. and Skowron, A. (Eds.), pp. 676-681, 2003.

  148. Huang, J., liu, C., Ou, C. Yao, Y.Y., and Zhong, N., The application of attribute reduction of rough set in mining market value function, Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC International Conference on Web Intelligence, Halifax, Canada, Oct 13-17, 2003.

  149. Zhong, N., Ohara, H., Iwasaki, T. and Yao, Y.Y., Using WI Technology to Develop Intelligent Enterprise Portals, Proceedings of the WI/IAT Workshop on Applications, Products and Services of Web-based Support Systems (WSS'03), Halifax, Canada, October 13, 2003, Yao, J.T. and Lingras, P. (Eds.), Technical Report 2003-03, Department of Mathematics and Computing Science, Saint Mary's University, pp. 83-89.

  150. Tang, H., Wu, Y., Yao, J.T., Wang, G.Y. and Yao, Y.Y., CUPTRSS: A Web-based Research Support System, Proceedings of the WI/IAT Workshop on Applications, Products and Services of Web-based Support Systems (WSS'03), Halifax, Canada, October 13, 2003, Yao, J.T. and Lingras, P. (Eds.), Technical Report 2003-03, Department of Mathematics and Computing Science, Saint Mary's University, pp. 21-28.

  151. Yao, Y.Y., Information retrieval support systems, FUZZ-IEEE'02 in The 2002 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, May 12-17, 2002, pp. 1092-1097.

  152. Yao, Y.Y., Generalized rough sets and fuzzy membership functions, Proceedings of the 6th Joint Conference in Information Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA, March 8-13, 2002, pp. 145-148.

  153. Yao, Y.Y., Hamilton, H.J. and Wang, X. PagePrompter: an intelligent Web agent created using data mining techniques, Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, Proceedings of the Third International Conference (RSCTC 2002), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2475, Malvern, PA, USA, October 14-16, 2002, Alpigini, J.J., Peters, J.F., Skowron, A. and Zhong, N. (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, pp. 506-513.

  154. Yao, Y.Y., and Liau, C.-J., A generalized decision logic language for granular computing, FUZZ-IEEE'02 in The 2002 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, May 12-17, 2002, pp. 773-778.

  155. Yao, Y.Y., Song, K. and Saxton, L.V., Granular computing for the organization and retrieval of scientific XML documents, Proceedings of the 6th Joint Conference in Information Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA, March 8-13, 2002, pp. 377-381.

  156. Yao, Y.Y., and Yao, J.T., Granular computing as a basis for consistent classification problems, PAKDD Workshop on Foundation of Data Mining, Taipei, Taiwan, May 6-8, 2002, Communications of Institute of Information and Computing Machinery, Taiwan, Vol. 5, No. 2, 101-106.

  157. Yao, Y.Y., and Zhong, N., An analysis of peculiarity factor in peculiarity oriented data mining, IEEE ICDM02 Workshop Proceedings, The Foundation of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (FDM02), Maebashi, Japan, December 9-10, 2002, Lin, T.Y. and Ohsuga, S. (Eds.), pp. 185-188.

  158. Li, Y., and Yao, Y.Y., User profile model: a view from artificial intelligence, Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, Proceedings of the Third International Conference (RSCTC 2002), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2475, Malvern, PA, USA, October 14-16, 2002, Alpigini, J.J., Peters, J.F., Skowron, A. and Zhong, N. (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, pp. 493-496.

  159. Lin, T.Y., Yao, Y.Y. and Louie, E., Value added association rules, Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, 6th Pacific-Asia Conference, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2336, Taipei, Taiwan, May 6-8, 2002, Chen, M.-S., Yu, P.S. and Liu, B. (Eds.), pp. 328-333.

  160. Lingras, P., and Yao, Y.Y., Time complexity of rough clustering: GAs versus k-means, Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, Proceedings of the Third International Conference (RSCTC 2002), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2475, Malvern, PA, USA, October 14-16, 2002, Alpigini, J.J., Peters, J.F., Skowron, A. and Zhong, N. (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, pp. 263-270.

  161. Yao, J.T., and Yao, Y.Y., Induction of classification rules by granular computing, Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, Proceedings of the Third International Conference (RSCTC 2002), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2475, Malvern, PA, USA, October 14-16, 2002, Alpigini, J.J., Peters, J.F., Skowron, A. and Zhong, N. (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, pp. 331-338.

  162. Yao, J.T., and Yao, Y.Y., A granular computing approach to machine learning, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD'02), Singapore, November 18-22, 2002, pp. 732-736.

  163. Fan, T.-F., Liau, C.-J., and Yao, Y.Y., On modal decision logics, PAKDD Workshop on Foundation of Data Mining, Taipei, Taiwan, May 6-8, 2002, Communications of Institute of Information and Computing Machinery, Taiwan, Vol. 5, No. 2, 21-26.

  164. Zhong, N., Dong, J., Yao, Y.Y. and Ohsuga, S. Gastric cancer data mining with ordered information, Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, Proceedings of the Third International Conference (RSCTC 2002), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2475, Malvern, PA, USA, October 14-16, 2002, Alpigini, J.J., Peters, J.F., Skowron, A. and Zhong, N. (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, pp. 467-478.

  165. Yao, Y.Y., Modeling data mining with granular computing, Proceedings of the 25th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2001), Chicago, USA, October 8-12, 2001, IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, California, pp. 638-643.

  166. Yao, Y.Y., Rough sets and interval fuzzy sets, Proceedings of Joint 9th IFSA World Congress and 20th NAFIPS International Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 25-28, 2001, pp. 2347-2352.

  167. Yao, Y.Y. and Sai, Y., On mining ordering rules, New Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence, Joint JSAI 2001 Workshop Post-Proceedings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2253, Terano, T., Nishida, T., Namatame, A., Tsumoto, S., Ohsawa, Y. and Washio, T. (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, 316-321, 2001. A long version entitled ``Mining ordering rules using rough set theory'' also appeared at Proceedings of International Workshop on Rough Set Theory and Granular Computing, Matsue, Shimane, Japan, May 20-22, 2001, Bulletin of International Rough Set Society, Vol. 5, No. 1-2, Hirano, S., Inuiguchi, M., and Tsumoto, S. (Eds.), pp. 99-106.

  168. Yao, Y.Y. and Zhong, N., Mining market value functions for targeted marketing, Proceedings of the 25th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2001), Chicago, USA, October 8-12, 2001, IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, California, pp. 517-522.

  169. Yao, Y.Y., Zhong, N., Liu, J. and Ohsuga, S., Web Intelligence (WI): Research challenges and trends in the new information age, Web Intelligence: Research and Development, Proceedings of the First Asia-Pacific Conference, WI 2001, Mebashi City, Japan, October 23-26, 2001, Zhong, N., Yao, Y.Y., Liu, J. and Ohsuga, S. (Eds.), Springer, pp. 1-17.

  170. Liau, C.-J. and Yao, Y.Y., Information retrieval by possibilistic reasoning, Database and Expert Systems Applications, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2113, Munich, Germany, September 3-5, 2001, Mayr, H.C., Lazanský, J., Quirchmayr, G. and Vogel, P. (Eds.), Springer, pp. 52-61.

  171. Sai, Y., Yao, Y.Y., and Zhong, N., Data analysis and mining in ordered information tables, Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, San Jose, USA, November 29 - December 2, 2001, Cercone, N., Lin, T.Y. and Wu, X. (Eds), IEEE Computer Society, pp. 497-504.

  172. Zhong, N., Yao, Y.Y., Ohshima, M., and Ohsuga, S. Interestingness, peculiarity, and multi-database mining, Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, San Jose, USA, November 29 - December 2, 2001, Cercone, N., Lin, T.Y. and Wu, X. (Eds), IEEE Computer Society, pp. 566-573.

  173. Hamilton, H.J., Wang, X. and Yao, Y.Y., WebAdaptor: designing adaptive web sites using data mining techniques, Proceedings 14th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, Florida, USA, May 21-23, 2001, Russell, I. and Kolen, J. (Eds.), AAAI Press, pp. 128-132.

  174. Intan, R., Mukaidono, M., and Yao, Y.Y., Generalization of rough set with $\alpha$-covering of the universe induced by conditional probability relations, New Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence, Joint JSAI 2001 Workshop Post-Proceedings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2253, Terano, T., Nishida, T., Namatame, A., Tsumoto, S., Ohsawa, Y. and Washio, T. (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, 311-315, 2001. Also appeared in Proceedings of International Workshop on Rough Set Theory and Granular Computing, Matsue, Shimane, Japan, May 20-22, 2001, Bulletin of International Rough Set Society, Vol. 5, No. 1-2, Hirano, S., Inuiguchi, M., and Tsumoto, S. (Eds.), pp. 173-176.

  175. Zhang, Y., Hang, S., Lin, T.Y. and Yao, Y.Y., Granular fuzzy web search agents, Proceedings of the 2001 BISC International Workshop on Fuzzy Logic and the Internet, FLINT 2001: New Directions in Enhancing the Power of the Internet, University of California-Berkeley, California, USA August 14-17, 2001, pp. 95-100.

  176. Yao, Y.Y., Interval based uncertain reasoning, PeachFuzzy 2000: 19th International Meeting of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, July 12-15, 2000, Whalen, T. (Ed.), IEEE Press, pp. 363-367.

  177. Yao, Y.Y., Information tables with neighborhood semantics, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery: Theory, Tools, and Technology II, Orlando, Florida, USA, April 24-28, 2000, B.V. Dasarathy (Ed.), The International Society for Optical Engineering, Bellingham, Washington, pp. 108-116.

  178. Yao, Y.Y., Granular computing: basic issues and possible solutions, Proceedings of the 5th Joint Conference on Information Sciences, Volume I, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, February 27 - March 3, 2000, P.P. Wang (Ed.), Association for Intelligent Machinery, pp. 186-189.

  179. Yao, Y.Y. and Zhang, J.P., Interpreting Fuzzy Membership Functions in the Theory of Rough Sets, Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, Second International Conference, RSCTC 2000, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2005, W. Ziarko and Y.Y. Yao (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, 2001, pp. 82-89. Also appeared in Proceedings of The Second International Conference on Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing (RSCTC-2000), Banff, Canada, October 16-19, 2000, Ziarko, W. and Yao, Y.Y. (Eds.), Technical report CS-2000-07, Department of Computer Science, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, S4S 0A2, pp. 50-57.

  180. Yao, Y.Y. and Zhong, N., On association, similarity and dependency of attributes, Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Current Issues and New Applications, 4th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1805, Kyoto, Japan, April 18-20, 2000, T. Terano, H. Liu, and A.L.P. Chen (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 138-141.

  181. Zhong, N., Yao, Y.Y., and Kakemoto, Y. Automatic construction of ontology from text databases, Data Mining II: 2nd International Conference on Data Mining, Cambridge University, UK, July 5-7, 2000, N. Ebecken and C.A. Brebbia (Eds.), WIT Press, Southampton, pp. 173-180.

  182. Wang, Z.W., Maguire, R.B., and Yao, Y.Y., A non-Euclidean model for web retrieval, Web-Age Information Management, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Web-Age Information Management, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1846, Shanghai, China, June 21-23, 2000, Lu, H. and Zhou, A. (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, pp. 233-238.

  183. Zhong, N., Liu, J., Yao, Y.Y., and Ohsuga, S. Web Intelligence (WI), a position paper of a panel on Data Mining and Web Information Systems, Proceedings of the 24th IEEE Computer Society International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2000), Taipei, Taiwan, October 25-27, 2000, pp. 469-470.

  184. Yao, Y.Y., Qualitative similarity, Soft Computing in Industrial Applications, 4th Online World Conference on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications (WSC4), September 21-30, 1999, Suzuki, Y., Ovaska, S., Furuhashi, T., Roy, R., and Dote, Y. (Eds), Springer-Verlag, London, pp. 339-348, 2000.

  185. Yao, Y.Y., Stratified rough sets and granular computing, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, New York, USA, June 10-12, 1999, Dave, R.N. and Sudkamp. T. (Eds.), IEEE Press, pp. 800-804.

  186. Yao, Y.Y., Rough sets, neighborhood systems, and granular computing, Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Edmonton, Canada, May 9-12, 1999, Meng, M. (Ed.), IEEE Press, pp. 1553-1558.

  187. Yao, Y.Y. and Liu, Q. A generalized decision logic in interval-set-valued information tables, New Directions in Rough Sets, Data Mining, and Granular-Soft Computing, Proceedings of The Seventh International Workshop on Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining, and Granular-Soft Computing, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1711, Yamaguchi, Japan, November 9-11, 1999, Zhong, N., Skowron, A. and Ohsuga, S. (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 285-293.

  188. Yao, Y.Y. and Wang, T. On rough relations: an alternative formulation, New Directions in Rough Sets, Data Mining, and Granular-Soft Computing, Proceedings of The Seventh International Workshop on Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining, and Granular-Soft Computing, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1711, Yamaguchi, Japan, November 9-11, 1999, Zhong, N., Skowron, A. and Ohsuga, S. (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 82-90.

  189. Yao, Y.Y., Wong, S.K.M., and Butz, C.J., On information-theoretic measures of attribute importance, Methodologies for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Proceedings of the Third Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 1574, Beijing, China, April 26-28, 1999, N. Zhong and L. Zhou (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 133-137.

  190. Yao, Y.Y. and Zhong, N., Potential applications of granular computing in knowledge discovery and data mining, Proceedings of World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Volume 5, Computer Science and Engineering, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 31 - August 4, 1999, Torres, M., Sanchez, B. and Aguilar, J. (Ed.), International Institute of Informatics and Systematics, Orlando, pp. 573-580.

  191. Yao, Y.Y. and Zhong, N., An analysis of quantitative measures associated with rules, Methodologies for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Proceedings of the Third Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 1574, Beijing, China, April 26-28, 1999, N. Zhong and L. Zhou (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 479-488.

  192. Butz, C.J., Wong, S.K.M., and Yao, Y.Y., On data and probabilistic dependencies, Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Edmonton, Canada, May 9-12, 1999, Meng, M. (Ed.), IEEE Press, pp. 1692-1697.

  193. Lingras, P. and Yao, Y.Y., Neural networks as queries for linear and non-linear retrieval models, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute, Athens, Greece, July 4-7, 1999, Despotis, D.K. and Zopounidis, C. (Eds.), Volume II, pp. 574-576.

  194. Zhong, N.. Yao, Y.Y., and Ohsuga, S. Peculiarity oriented multi-database mining, Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference on Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases, Prague, Czech Republic, September 15-18, 1999.

  195. Yao, Y.Y., Qualitative fuzzy sets, Proceedings of 1998 International Joint Conference on Information Sciences, Volume II, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA, October 24-28, 1998, P.P. Wang (Ed.), Association for Intelligent Machinery, pp. 347-350.

  196. Yao, Y.Y., Granular computing using neighborhood systems, Advances in Soft Computing: Engineering Design and Manufacturing, The 3rd On-line World Conference on Soft Computing (WSC3), June 21-30, 1998, Roy, R., Furuhashi, T., and Chawdhry, P.K. (Eds), Springer-Verlag, London, pp. 539-553, 1999.

  197. Yao, Y.Y., On generalizing Pawlak approximation operators, Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, Proceedings of the First International Conference, RSCTC'98, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1424, Warsaw, Poland, June 22-26, 1998, Polkowski, L. and Skowron, A. (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 298-307.

  198. Yao, Y.Y., Relationships and differences between fuzzy sets and rough sets, Proceedings of the 3rd Joint Conference on Information Sciences, Volume 1: Fuzzy Logic, Intelligent Control & Genetic Algorithm, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA, March 1-5, 1997, P.P. Wang (Ed.), pp. 247-250.

  199. Yao, Y.Y., Binary relation based neighborhood operators, Proceedings of the 3rd Joint Conference on Information Sciences, Volume 3: Rough Set & Computer Science, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA, March 1-5, 1997, P.P. Wang (Ed.), pp. 169-172.

  200. Yao, Y.Y. and Chen, X.C., Neighborhood based information systems, Proceedings of the 3rd Joint Conference on Information Sciences, Volume 3: Rough Set & Computer Science, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA, March 1-5, 1997, P.P. Wang (Ed.), pp. 154-157.

  201. Yao, Y.Y. and Lin, T.Y., Graded rough set approximations based on nested neighborhood systems, Proceedings of 5th European Congress on Intelligent Techniques & Soft Computing, Aachen, Germany, September 8-11, 1997, Verlag Mainz, Aachen, pp. 196-200.

  202. Yao, Y.Y. and Wong, S.K.M., Interval approaches for uncertain reasoning, Foundations of Intelligent Systems, Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Methodologies of Intelligent Systems, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1325, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, October 15-18, 1997, Ras, Z.W. and Skowron, A. (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 381-390.

  203. Yao, Y.Y., Representation of rough set approximation operators, Soft Computing in Intelligent Systems and Information Processing, Proceedings of 1996 Asian Fuzzy Systems Symposium, Kenting, Taiwan, December 11-14, 1996, Y.Y. Chen, K. Hirota, and J.Y. Yen (Eds.), IEEE Press, pp. 7-12.

  204. Yao, Y.Y. and Lin, T.Y., Approximate reasoning using rough-set theory, Proceedings of the International ICSC Symposia on Intelligent Industrial Automation and Soft Computing, Reading, U.K., March 26-28, 1996, ICSC Academic Press, pp. B68-B73.

  205. Yao, Y.Y. and Wong, S.K.M., Generalized probabilistic rough set models, Soft Computing in Intelligent Systems and Information Processing, Proceedings of 1996 Asian Fuzzy Systems Symposium, Kenting, Taiwan, December 11-14, 1996, Y.Y. Chen, K. Hirota, and J.Y. Yen (Eds.), IEEE Press, pp. 158-163.

  206. Li, X. and Yao, Y.Y., LAM: another Prolog abstract machine, Proceedings of 1996 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, T.J. Malkinson (Ed.), University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, May 26-29, 1996, IEEE Press, pp. 310-313.

  207. Lin, T.Y. and Yao, Y.Y., Neighborhoods systems: measure, probability and belief functions, Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Rough sets, Fuzzy Sets, and Machine Discovery, Tokyo, Japan, November 6-8, 1996, S. Tsumoto, S. Kobayashi, T. Yokomori, H. Tanaka, and A. Nakamura (Eds.), The University of Tokyo Press, pp. 202-207.

  208. Lin, T.Y. and Yao, Y.Y., Mining soft rules using rough sets and neighborhoods, Proceedings of the Symposium on Modelling, Analysis and Simulation, Computational Engineering in Systems Applications (CESA'96) IMASCS Multiconference, Lille, France, July 9-12, 1996, pp. 1095-1100.

  209. Wong, S.K.M. and Yao, Y.Y., Roughness theory, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems, Granada, Spain, July 1-5, 1996, pp. 877-883.

  210. Yao, Y.Y., On combining rough and fuzzy sets, Proceedings of the CSC'95 Workshop on Rough Sets and Database Mining, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, March 2, 1995, Lin, T.Y. (Ed.), San Jose State University, 9 pages.

  211. Yao, Y.Y. and Wong, S.K.M., Generalization of rough sets using relationships between attribute values, Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Joint Conference on Information Sciences, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, USA, September 28 - October 1, 1995, P.P. Wang (Ed.), pp. 30-33.

  212. Lingras, P.J. and Yao, Y.Y., Belief functions in rough set models, Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Joint Conference on Information Sciences, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, USA, September 28 - October 1, 1995, P.P. Wang (Ed.), pp. 190-193.

  213. Wang, J. and Yao, Y.Y., Interval fuzzy reasoning using triangular norms, Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Joint Conference on Information Sciences, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, USA, September 28 - October 1, 1995, P.P. Wang (Ed.), pp. 548-551.

  214. Yao, Y.Y., A comparison of two interval-valued probabilistic reasoning methods, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computing and Information, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, May 26-28, 1994, Special issue of Journal of Computing and Information, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1090-1105 (paper number D6), 1995.

  215. Yao, Y.Y., Li, X., Lin, T.Y., and Liu, Q., Representation and classification of rough set models, Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Rough Sets and Soft Computing, San Jose, California, USA, November 10-12, 1994, Lin, T.Y. (Ed.), San Jose State University, pp. 630-637. A short version is also in Soft Computing: 3rd International Workshop on Rough Sets and Soft Computing, Lin, T.Y. and Wildberger, A.M. (Eds.), The Society for Computer Simulation, 1995, pp. 44-47.

  216. Yao, Y.Y. and Noroozi, N., A unified framework for set-based computations, Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Rough Sets and Soft Computing, San Jose, California, USA, November 10-12, 1994, Lin, T.Y. (Ed.), San Jose State University, pp. 236-243. A short version is also in Soft Computing: 3rd International Workshop on Rough Sets and Soft Computing, Lin, T.Y. and Wildberger, A.M. (Eds.), The Society for Computer Simulation, 1995, pp. 252-255.

  217. Li, X. and Yao, Y.Y., LI-engine: a new sequential control model for Prolog, Proceedings of the ILPS'94 Post-conference Workshop on Implementation Techniques for Logic Programming Languages, Ithaca, New York, USA, November 17, 1994, Bosschere, K.D., Demoen B., and Tarau, P. (Eds.), pp. 1-9.

  218. Lin, T.Y., Liu, Q., and Yao, Y.Y., Logic systems for approximate reasoning: via rough sets and topology, Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 869, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, October 16-19, 1994, Ras, Z.W. and Zemankova, M. (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 65-74.

  219. Meng, Q.H.M. and Yao, Y.Y., Design of neural network controller for robots using regressor dynamics, 1994 IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks, Orlando, Florida, USA, June 28 - July 2, 1994, IEEE Press, pp. 2743-2748.

  220. Yao, Y.Y., Interval-set algebra for qualitative knowledge representation, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computing and Information, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, May 27-29, 1993, Abou-Rabia, O., Chang, C.K., and Koczkodaj, W.W. (Eds.), IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 370-375.

  221. Yao, Y.Y. and Li, X., Uncertain reasoning with interval-set algebra, Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets and Knowledge Discovery, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Rough Sets and Knowledge Discovery, Workshops in Computing, Ziarko, W. (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, pp. 178-185, 1994. Also in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Rough Sets and Knowledge Discovery RSKD'93, first edition, October 12-15, 1993, Banff, Alberta, Canada, W. Ziarko (Ed.), pp. 191-201.

  222. Wong, S.K.M., Yao, Y.Y., and Bollmann-Sdorra, P., Qualitative fuzzy system structures, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, San Francisco, California, USA, March 28 - April 2, 1993, IEEE, pp. 857-862.

  223. Wong, S.K.M., Yao, Y.Y., and Wang, L.S., An application of rough sets in knowledge synthesis, Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems (Poster Session), Trondheim, Norway, June 15-18, 1993, K.S. Harber (Ed.), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, ORNL/TM-12375, pp. 140-150.

  224. Wong, S.K.M., Cai, Y.J., and Yao, Y.Y., Computation of term associations by a neural network, Proceedings of the 16th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, June 27 - July 1, 1993, Korfhage, R., Rasmussen, E., and Willett, P. (Eds.), ACM Press, pp. 107-115.

  225. Wong, S.K.M., Cai, Y.J., and Yao, Y.Y., An application of neural networks in adaptive information retrieval, 1993 IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks, San Francisco, California, USA, March 28 - April 2, 1993, IEEE, pp. 1667-1671.

  226. Wang, Z.W., Wong, S.K.M., and Yao, Y.Y., 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, Denmark, June 21-24, 1992, Belkin, N., Ingwersen, P., and Rejtersen, A.M. (Eds.), ACM Press, pp. 152-160.

  227. Wong, S.K.M., Wang, L.S., and Yao, Y.Y., Interval structure: a framework for representing uncertain information, Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence: Proceedings of the 8th Conference, Stanford University, California, USA, July 17-19, 1992, Dubois, D., Wellman, M.P., D'Ambrosio, B., and Smets, P. (Eds.), Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, pp. 336-343.

  228. Wong, S.K.M., Wang, L.S., and Yao, Y.Y., Non-numeric belief structures, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computing and Information, York University, Toronto, Canada, May 28-30, 1992, Koczkodaj, W.W., Lauer, P.E., and Toptsis, A.A. (Eds.), IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 274-277. Also in Computing and Information ICCI'92, Koczkodaj, W.W., Lauer, P.E., and Toptsis, A.A. (Eds.), ICCI Press, Sudbury, pp. 248-251.

  229. Yao, Y.Y. and Wong, S.K.M., Preference structure, inference and set-oriented retrieval, Proceedings of the 14th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Chicago, Illinois, October 13-16, 1991, Bookstein, A., Chiaramella, Y., Salton, G., and Raghavan, V.V. (Eds.), USA, ACM Press, pp. 211-218.

  230. Wong, S.K.M., Yao, Y.Y., and Lingras, P., Compatibility of qualitative and quantitative representations of belief, Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence: Proceedings of the 7th Conference, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, USA, July 13-15, 1991, D'Ambrosio, B.D., Smets, P., and Bonissone, P.P. (Eds.), Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc., pp. 418-424.

  231. Wong, S.K.M., Lingras, P., and Yao, Y.Y., Towards implementing valuation based systems with relational databases, Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 542, Charlotte, N.C., USA, October 16-19, 1991, Ras, Z.W., and Zemankova, M. (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, pp. 172-182.

  232. Wong, S.K.M., Lingras, P., and Yao, Y.Y., Propagation of preference relations in qualitative inference networks, Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 2, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia, August 24-30, 1991, Mylopoulos, J., and Reiter, R. (Eds.), Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc., pp. 1204-1209.

  233. Yao, Y.Y., Wong, S.K.M., and Lingras, P., A decision-theoretic rough set model, Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, 5 - Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, October 25-27, 1990, Ras, Z.W., Zemankova., M., and Emrichm M.L. (Eds.), North-Holland, pp. 17-25.

  234. Lingras, P., Wong, S.K.M., and Yao, Y.Y., Probability estimation in intelligent information systems, Proceedings of the 7th IASTED International Conference, Expert Systems: Theory and Applications, Los Angeles, USA, December 12-15, 1990, Hamza, M.H. (Ed.), ACTA Press, pp. 29-31.

  235. Wong, S.K.M., Yao, Y.Y., and Bollmann, P., Linear structure in information retrieval, Proceedings of the 11th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Grenoble, France, June 13-15, 1988, Chiaramella, Y. (Ed.), ACM Press, pp. 219-232.

  236. Wong, S.K.M. and Yao, Y.Y., A statistical similarity measure, Proceedings of the 10th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, June 3-5, 1987, Yu, C.T., and Van Rijsbergen, C.J. (Eds.), ACM Press, pp. 3-12.

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