5. Fuzzy Days in Dortmund

Dr. Karl-Heinz Temme (temme@jupiter.informatik.uni-dortmund.de)
Sat, 22 Feb 1997 14:30:30 +0100


International Conference on Computational Intelligence
April 28 - 30. 1997
Dortmund, Germany

Fuzzy Days in Dortmund were held for the first time in 1991. Initially,
conference was intended for scientists and practitioners as a platform
discussion on the theory and application of fuzzy logic. Early on,
links with neural networks were included, and the conference evolved
to embrace the full spectrum of what is now called Computational
(CI). Therefore it seemed logical to launch the 4th Fuzzy Days as a
for CI - one of the world=92s first conferences featuring fuzzy logic,
networks and evolutionary algorithms together in one event.
Following this highly successful tradition the 5th Fuzzy Days=92 aim is t=
provide a forum for reporting significant results on the theory and
application of CI-methods. The potentials resulting from their
shall also be emphasized.
For the first time, ITG, GMM, GMA and GI, the well-known German
which represent a considerable number of engineers and computer
are co-organising and supporting the conference. Further support will be
provided by a number of important German and international institutions.
>From now on Fuzzy Days will be organised in a biennial rhythm. Whereas u=
to now the conference has aimed at the German speaking world, the 5th
Days will be an international forum. We feel happy that a number of
scientists will highlight the conference with keynote lectures and
Furthermore, we will be able to organise some tutorials which will be
to important fields of application.We are confident that the 5th Fuzzy
will be an excellent forum to exchange ideas, share experiences, present
results and discuss the potentials of CI. I look forward to meeting you
in Dortmund.

Yours sincerely

Prof. Dr. Bernd Reusch

Honorary Chairmen
L. A. Zadeh, University of California, USA
L. J. Fogel, Natural Selection, Inc., USA
T. Kohonen, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland

General Chairman
B. Reusch, University of Dortmund, Computer Science I

Programme Committee
K. J. Astr=F6m, Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden
J. F. Baldwin, University of Bristol, U.K.
A. Bastian, Volkswagen AG, Germany
H. Berenji, Intelligent Inference Systems Corp., USA
A. N. Borisov, Technical University of Riga, Latvia
P. Bosc, University of Rennes, France
K. De Jong, George Mason University, USA
A. Di Nola, University of Napoli, Italy
Ch. Freksa, University of Hamburg, Germany
K. Goser, University of Dortmund, Germany
M. M. Gupta, University of Saskatchewan, USA
A. Homaifar, North Carolina A&A State University, USA
E. Kerre, University of Gent, Belgium
H. Kiendl, University of Dortmund, Germany
E. P. Klement, Johannes-Kepler-University, Austria
L. T. K=F3czy, Technical University of Budapest, Hungary
R. Kruse, University of Magdeburg, Germany
H. L. Larsen, Roskilde University, Denmark
R. L=F3pez de M=E1ntaras, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
E. H. Mamdani, Imperial College of Techn. & Medicine, U.K.
M. Mansour, Swiss Federal Inst. of Technology (ETH), Switzerland
C. Moraga, University of Dortmund, Germany
K. Morik, University of Dortmund, Germany
Z. Pawlak, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
B. Reusch, University of Dortmund, Germany (Chairman)
E. H. Ruspini, Stanford Research Institute, USA
H.-P. Schwefel, University of Dortmund, Germany
P. Sincak, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia
E. Trillas, Technical University of Madrid, Spain
N. Tschichold-G=FCrman, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH),
H. Unbehauen, Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany
R. Ungehauen, University of Erlangen-N=FCrnberg, Germany
J. L. Verdegay, University of Granada, Spain
T. Yamakawa, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan

Sponsoring Organisations
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Fuzzy Logik und
Softcomputing Norddeutschland (AFN)
Berkeley Inititative in Softcomputing (BISC)
Dachverband Medizinische Technik (DVMT)
Deutsche Gesellschaft f=FCr Logistik e. V. (DGfL)
Deutscher Verband f=FCr Schwei=DFtechnik e. V. (DVS)
Forschungsgemeinschaft Bekleidungsindustrie e. V.
Forschungskuratorium Gesamttextil
Spanish Association for Fuzzy Logic and Technologies (FLAT)
VDE-Bezirksverein Rhein-Ruhr

Organising Institutions
University of Dortmund, Computer Science I
VDE/VDI-Society of Microelectronics, Micro- and Precision Engineering
Information Technology Society within VDE (ITG)
in co-operation with
VDI/VDE-Society on Measurement and Control (GMA)
German Informatics Society (GI)

Organising Committee
Dr. Norbert Jesse, University of Dortmund, Computer Science I
Dr.-Ing. Volker Schanz, ITG - Information Technology Society within VDE
Dipl.-Ing. Rainer Theobald, GMM - VDE/VDI-Society of Microelectronics,
Micro- and Precision Engineering

Pre-Conference Tutorials
On Monday, April 28, a series of tutorials will be organised with
emphasis on both hot topics for the expert and
education for practicians. Held by internationally renowned scientists
Tutorials A1 - A6 are intended to provide in-depth
coverage of current trends. Tutorials B1 - B4 and C will give a
fundamental introduction in theory and, moreover, present
a considerable number of successful applications which will show the
technical and economic value of the CI-methods.

No. Name of Course/ Instructor
A1 Support of Management Decisions 9:00 -
Christer Carlsson, =C5bo Akademi University, Finland

A2 Current Trends and Applications in the
Field of Evolutionary Algorithms 9:00 -
David B. Fogel, Natural Selection Inc., USA

A3 Medical Imaging Based on Soft Computing 9:00 -
Yutaka Hata, Himeji Institute of Technology, Japan

A4 Fuzziness in Database Management Systems 13:00 -
Janusz Kacprzyk, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

A5 Soft Computing Techniques in Data Mining
and Knowledge Discovery 16:15 -
Enrique H. Ruspini, Artifical Intelligence Center,
SRI International, USA

A6 Information Fusion 9:00 -
Ronald R. Yager, Iona College, USA

B1 CI-Methoden in der Produktionssteuerung 14:00 -
am Beispiel eines Edelstahlwerkes und eines
Leitstandsystems in der Bekleidungsindustrie
B. Reusch und Mitarbeiter, Universit=E4t Dortmund
M. Hoenen, Fraunhofer Institut f=FCr Materialflu=DF
und Logistik (FhG-IML), Dortmund
M. Schmermbeck, Gesellschaft f=FCr Arbeitsorganisation
und Technik mbH, Berlin

B2 CI-Methoden in Medizin und Medizintechnik 14:00 -
B. Reusch und Mitarbeiter, Universit=E4t Dortmund
M. Reuter, Technische Universit=E4t Clausthal

B3 CI-Methoden in der Textil- und 14:00 -
B. Reusch und Mitarbeiter, Universit=E4t Dortmund
H. Mehlhorn, S=E4chsisches Textilforschungsinstitut Chemnitz
W. Ringens, Deutsches Textilforschungszentrum Nord-West, Krefeld
D. Zschenderlein, Textilforschungsinstitut Th=FCringen-Vogtland e.

B4 Anwendungen neuer Techniken und Methoden 10:00 -
der Informatik in der Schwei=DFtechnik
B. Reusch und Mitarbeiter, Universit=E4t Dortmund
J. Dickersbach, J. Heidrich, R. Sattler, Institut f=FCr
schwei=DFtechnische Fertigungsverfahren der RWTH Aachen
D. Rehfeldt, Fachgebiet F=FCgen durch Stoffverbinden,
Universitaet Hannover
P. Seyffarth, Schwei=DFtechnische Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern GmbH, Rostock

C Fuzzy-Technologien: Ein =DCberblick f=FCr 12:00 -
Studenten und Berufsanf=E4nger
K.-H. Temme, S. Dierkes, S. Lehmke, Universit=E4t Dortmund

Tutorial Descriptions
A1 Support of Management Decisions
Christer Carlsson
The expected synergy of human decision makers and computer-based
decision support systems (DSS) tackling complex problems in interaction
has not yet materialised. One reason is that the standard DSS approach
mostly descriptive - the idea is to give a good description of
problems as a basis for some analytical efforts at solving them.
there is a great need to develop a decision support system for strategic
management which is meaningful, relevant and productive for managers
from all
levels of organisation. In the Woodstrat project such a promising
systems technology was developed and implemented. The work was done
interactively with management teams and involved more than 60 managers
in 14
strategic business units of two major Finnish industry corporations.
With the
introduction of hyperknowledge and fuzzy logic it has become possible to
a new category of (active) decision support systems. In this tutorial it
be shown that this enhanced systems technology represents a new
generation of
support technology, the Active DSS.

A2 Current Trends and Applications in the Field of Evolutionary
David B. Fogel
This tutorial will provide an introduction to the field of evolutionary
and highlight current activities and applications of the techniques.
methods to be reviewed include evolution strategies, evolutionary
genetic algorithms, and other related procedures including genetic
classifier systems, and artificial life. Practical applications of the
in industry, medicine and defence will be presented.

A3 Medical Imaging Based on Soft Computing
Yutaka Hata
Medical imaging has evolved at an explosive rate in the past few years.
High-resolution, three-dimensional anatomical information can now be
obtained in a routine manner with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and
computer-aided tomography (CT). Soft computing technique appears as a
framework since it provides tools adapted to medical imaging.
Specifically it
provides a way to represent andmanipulate imprecise and uncertain
It is well adapted to image processing since the natural spatial
of soft computing leads to efficient representations of imprecise or
structures or classes in pictures. In the lecture it will be explained a
of pattern recognition and SC-aided expert system techniques which lead
successful tasks to segmentation of regions of interests and to give
anatomical and functional resolution.

A4 Fuzziness in Database Management Systems
Janusz Kacprzyk
Past trends have greatly enhanced the users=92 demand for more human
and easy to use DBMSs. A crucial issue in this respect is the ability to
and handleimprecise data resulting, e. g. from the use of natural
This tutorial will start with a brief summary of basic approaches to
concentrating on the relational model. Various aspects of data
including uncertainty, imprecision (vagueness), ambiguity, etc.,
on imprecision, will be considered.
Two basic lines of reasoning in the fuzzification of DBMSs will be
(1) the development of a fuzzy DBMS with tools for the representation of
dataand querying with fuzzy requests, and (2) the development of add-ons
conventional (nonfuzzy) databases, mainly for querying. The lecturer
discuss various solutions to the fuzzification of querying and query
and show some practical solutions of fuzzy querying for some popular
notably Microsoft Access and FoxPro for Windows. Future perspectives for
the use
of fuzzy logic in DBMSs will be outlined, advocating that this may be a
popular fuzzy producton the market.

A5 Soft Computing Techniques in Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
Enrique H. Ruspini
The increased ability, provided by recent technological developments, to
access a wide variety of databases has led to considerable interest on
approaches to analyse large amounts of multivariate data seeking to
new knowledge in the form ofuseful relations between the represented
and between their characterizing variables.
Soft-computing techniques, including neural networks, evolutionary
and fuzzy logic, play a significant role in many of these approaches. In
combination with other statistical, probabilistic, and
methods, these techniques may be applied to solve prediction, system
control/identification, data exploration, and classification problems.
tutorial will present first a broad overall characterization of
discovery and data mining approaches, focusing later on soft-computing
to rule learning, cluster analysis, system and model identification,
object description, and time-series analysis.

A6 Information Fusion
Ronald R. Yager
The vast amount of information available as a result of the confluence
computing and communications technologies has brought to the forefront
problem of fusing information. In this tutorial the lecturer will
methods of fusing informationwhich can be used in decision making,
media, information retrieval and distributed data bases. Both numeric
linguistic types of information shall be considered. Issues related to
credibility and importance of the source will be considered.
the potential use of intelligent agents as a means for providing
fusion on the internet shall be discussed. Different types of
operators will be introduced, and the appropriateness of their usage in
different situations will be analysed. The idea of compatibility will be
sketched and its central role in handling conflicting information will
investigated. Moreover, data mining and the role that fuzzy methods can
in contribution to this rapidly developing technology will be discussed.

B1-B4 Tutorien
Die Referenten wenden sich gleicherma=DFen an Praktiker und
aus Unternehmen und wissenschaftlichen Institutionen. Ziel ist es, in
methodischen Grundlagen der Computational Intelligence einzuf=FChren und
Hand konkreter Anwendungen die Leistungsf=E4higkeit der CI-Methoden f=FC=
unterschiedliche Einsatzfelder vorzustellen.
Diese Tutorien gliedern sich in einen theoretischen und einen
Teil. DieEinfuehrung in die theoretischen Grundlagen der Fuzzy Logik,
Neuronalen Netze undEvolution=E4ren Algorithmen findet fuer die Tutorien
B1 - B3 gemeinsam statt. In demzweiten Teil dieser Tutorien werden von
Referenten konkrete Beispiele aus den jeweiligen Anwendungsbereichen

Naehere Hinweise zum Inhalt des Tutoriums B4 (Schwei=DFtechnik) und zu de=
finanziellenSonderkonditionen fuer Mitglieder des DVS e. V. erteilt
Herr Dipl.-Ing. W. Queren,
Deutscher Verband fuer Schweisstechnik e. V.,
Aachener Str. 172,
Tel. 0211 1591 116,
Fax 0211 1591 200.

C Tutorium
Dieses Tutorium richtet sich ausschlie=DFlich an studentische Mitglieder
(Hauptstudium)und Jung-Ingenieure des VDE oder VDI. Ziel ist es, in die
theoretischen Grundlagen der Fuzzy-Technologie einzufuehren, deren
aeltige Anwendungsm=F6glichkeiten aufzuzeigen und verf=FCgbare Hardware u=
Software vorzustellen. Bitte fordern Sie weitere Informationen im
Tagungssekretariat an.

Tuesday, April 29
8:00 - 9:15 Registration and morning coffee

Inaugural addresses
9:15 - 9:20 Prof. Dr. Bernd Reusch, General Chairman
9:20 - 9:30 Prof. Dr. Albert Klein, Rector of the
University of Dortmund
9:30 - 9:40 Lorenz Ladage, Major of Dortmund City
9:40 - 9:50 Dipl.-Kfm. Klaus Guenzel, Senior Executive
Director, Chamber of Industry and Commerce
9:50 - 10:00 Dipl.-Ing. Joerg Thielges, Director of
IBM Germany and Member of the ITG-Board

Opening lecture
10:00 - 10:30 Lotfi A. Zadeh, University of Berkeley, USA

Session 1A
10:30 - 11:00 A Global Representation Scheme for Genetic
Algorithms J. J. Collins, M. Eaton,
University of Limerick, Ireland
11:00 - 11:30 Genetic Algorithms, Schemata Construction
and Statistics A. Agapie, Institute of
Microtechnology, Bucharest, Romania
11:30 - 12:00 Adaptive Non-Uniform Mutation for Genetic
Algorithms A. Neubauer, Gerhard-Mercator-
University, Duisburg, Germany

Session 1B
10:30 - 11:00 Structure Identification of Functional-Type
Fuzzy Models with Application to Modelling
Nonlinear Dynamic Plants P. Kortmann,
H. Unbehauen, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
11:00 - 11:30 Identification of Systems Using Radial Basis
Networks Feed-Backed with FIR Filters
L. Boquete, R. Barea, R. Garc=EDa, M. Mazo,
J. A. Bernad, University of Alcal=E1, Spain
11:30 - 12:00 A Novel Neuro-Computing Approach to Nonlinear
Stochastic State Estimation
M. B. Menhaj, Amirkabir University of
Technology, Tehran, Iran

Session 1C
10.30 - 11.00 A Toolset for the Design of Analogous Fuzzy
J. Kelber, Technical University Ilmenau,
11.00 - 11.30 Genetic Algorithms with Optimal Structure
to Evolvable Hardware (EHW)
D. Mihaila, Institute of Microtechnology,
Bucharest, Romania
11.30 - 12.00 Position Control System with Fuzzy
Microprocessor AL220
B. Butkiewicz, Warsaw University of Technology,

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 14:00 Invited Lecture 1
Fuzzy Neural Systems: Recent Developments and
Future Directions
Madan M. Gupta, University of Saskatchewan,

Session 2A
14:00 - 14:30 Optimizing the Self-Organizing-Process of
Topology Maps
K. Haese, University of the Federal Armed
Hamburg, Germany
14:30 - 15:00 Syntactical Self-Organizing Map
O. Grigore, University Polytechnica Bucharest,

Session 2B
14:00 - 14:30 Fuzzy Partitions in Learning from Examples
W. Traczyk, Warsaw University of Technology,
14:30 - 15:00 On-Line Learning Based on Adaptive Similarity
Fixed-Size Rule Base
J. M. Dias, A. Dourado Correia, University of
Coimbra, Portugal

Session 2C
14:00 - 14:30 Ability of Fuzzy Constraint Networks to Reduce
Dynamic of Changes in Product Development
W. Eversheim, A. Roggatz, H. Unbescheiden,
University of Technology, Germany
R. E. Young, North Carolina State University,
Raleigh, USA
14:30 - 15:00 A Novel Neural Network Technique for the
Valuation of
Residential Property
J.A. Ware, O. M. Lewis, D. Jenkins, University
Glamorgan, Mid Clamorgan, U.K.

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee brea

Session 3A
15:30 - 16:00 On Applying Genetic Algorithms to an
Sliding-Mode Control System Training
M. Cistelecan, Technical University of
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
16:00 - 16:30 Using Genetic Engineering to Find Modular
and Activation Functions for Architectures of
Artificial Neural Networks
Ch. M. Friedrich, University Witten/Herdecke;
C. Moraga, University of Dortmund, Germany
16:30 - 17:00 Genetic Algorithms for Solving Systems of Fuzzy
Relational Equations
M. Giuclea, A. Agapie, Institute of
Bucharest, Romania

Session 3B
15:30 - 16:00 On the Chaining of Fuzzy IF-THEN Rule Bases
interpreted by the Principle FATI - II. The
of Non-Singleton Inputs
H. Thiele, K.-H. Temme, University of Dortmund,
16:00 - 16:30 Chaining Syllogism - Applied to Fuzzy IF-THEN
and Rule Bases
Ch. Igel, K.-H. Temme, University of Dortmund,
16:30 - 17:00 Computational Properties of Fuzzy Logic
A. Dvor=E1k, University of Ostrava, Czech

Session 3C
15:30 - 16:00 Optimisation of Roll Profiles in the Hot
of Wide Steel Strip using Computational
L. Nolle, University of Glamorgan, U.K.
16:00 - 16:30 Fuzzy diagnosis of float-glass production
L. Spaanenburg, H. TerHaseborg, J. A. G.
University of Groningen, Netherlands
16:30 - 17:00 Application of Fuzzy Control to Fed-batch Yeast
E. Gul, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey

19:00 Evening Speech
Subsequent to this speech:
Conference Banquet (Dortmunder Abend

Wednesday, April 30
8:30 - 9:30 Invited Lecture 2
Adaptation, Learning and Evolutionary Computing
for Intelligent Robotic System
Toshio Fukuda, Nagoya University, Japan

9:30 - 10:00 Coffee break

Session 4A
10:00 - 10:30 About Linguistic Negation of Nuanced Property
Declarative Modeling in Image Synthesis
D. Pacholczyk, U. F. R. Sciences d'Angers,
10:30 - 11:00 Fuzzy Clustering and Image Reduction
A. F. G=F3mez Skarmeta, J. Piernas, University
of Murcia, Spain;
M. Delgado Calvo-Flores, University of Granada,
11:00 - 11:30 Predicates and Superimposed Coding: An
Application to
Image Recognition
B.-J. Falkowski, Fachhochschule Stralsund,
11:30 - 12:00 Locally adaptive Fuzzy Image Enhancement
H. R. Tizhoosh, Otto-von-Guericke University of
Magdeburg, Germany

Session 4B
10:00 - 10:30 Fuzzy Modeling of Conceptual Spaces
A. Silvescu, Bucharest University, Romania
10:30 - 11:00 Construction of a Fuzzy Model with few Examples
F. Benmakrouha, D=E9partement d'Informatique,
Cedex, France
11:00 - 11:30 Rare Fault Detection by Possibilistic Reasoning
A. Kanstein, M. Thomas, K. Goser, University of
\ Dortmund, Germany
11:30 - 12:00 Fuzzy Zeroes and Indistinguishability of Real
B. de Baets, University of Gent, Belgium;
M. Mares_ , Academy of Sciences, Czech
R. Mesiar, Slovak Technical University,

Session 4C
10:00 - 10:30 Detection of Sleep with new Preprocessing
for EEG Analysing
A. Berger, D. P. F. M=F6ller, M. Reuter,
University of Clausthal, Germany
10:30 - 11:00 Application of Genetic Algorithms to the
Problem of
New Clustering of Psychological Catergories
Real Clinical Data Sets
C. Albani, B. Villmann, Th. Villmann,
University of
Leipzig, Germany

11:00 - 11:30 Forecasting Sales Using Neural Networks
F. M. Thiesing, O. Vornberger, University of
Osnabr=FCck, Germany
11:30 - 12:00 Word-Concept Clusters in a Legal Document
T. D. Gedeon, B. J. Briedis, R. A. Bustos,
of New South Wales, Sidney, Australia

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 14:00 Invited Lecture 3
A Retrospective View and an Outlook on the
Perspectives of Evolutionary Algorithms
Lawrence J. Fogel, Natural Selection Inc., USA

Session 5A
14:00 - 14:30 A Self Tuning Fuzzy Controller
S. K. Pandey, Technical University of Wroclaw,
14:30 - 15:00 A New Type of Fuzzy Logic System for Adaptive
Modelling and Control
J. Zhang, A. Knoll, K. V. Le, University of
Bielefeld, Germany

Session 5B
14:00 - 14:30 Use of Fuzzy Objects for Statistical
of Discrete Systems with Complex Behavior
S. Barabash, Moscow, Russia
14:30 - 15:00 Scalar Optimization with Linear and Nonlinear
Constraints using Evolution Strategies
T. T. Binh, U. Korn, Otto-von-Guericke
of Magdeburg, Germany

Session 5C
14:00 - 14:30 Continuous Control of a Synchronous Generator's
Active and Reactive Power Connected to Network
using Fuzzy Neural Networks Algorithms
M. Tanri=F6ven, Celal Kocatepe, M. Uzunoglu,
Technical University, Yildizy-Instanbul, Turkey
14:30 - 15:00 Design of Adaptive Fuzzy Controller for Bolu
Tunnel Ventilation System
E. Karakas, University of Kocaeli, Izmit,

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break

Session 6A
15:30 - 16:00 On the Layered Neural Networks as Universal
I. Ciuca, Research Institute for Informatics,
Bucharest, Romania;
J. A. Ware, Glamorgan University, U.K.
16:00 - 16:30 Fuzzy Backpropagation Training of Neural
M. Gerke, Fernuniversit=E4t Hagen, Germany
16:30 - 17:00 Fuzzy and Neural Network Controller - A New
for Stability Analysis
A. Simon, Technical University of Braunschweig,

Session 6B
15:30 - 16:00 Evolution Strategies Applied to Controls on a
Two Axis Robot
R. Richter, Technical University of Chemnitz,
16:00 - 16:30 Fuzzy Logic for Qualitative Reactive Navigation
E. Stroulia, D. Schneider, E. Prassler,
of Ulm, Germany
16:30 - 17:00 Application of the Approximate Fuzzy Reasoning
on Interpolation in the Vague Environment of
the Fuzzy
Rulebase in the Fuzzy Logic Controlled Path
Strategy of Differential Steered AGVS
S. Kovacs, University of Miskolc, Hungary;
L. T. K=F3czy, Technical University of Budapest,

Session 6C
15:30 - 16:00 An Approach for Data Analysis and Forecasting
Neuro Fuzzy Systems Demonstrated on High Water
Events at River Mosel
M. St=FCber, P. Gemmar, Fachhochschule Trier,
16:00 - 16:30 Identification of Waste Water Treatment Plant
Neural Networks
I. I. Voutchkov, K. D. Velev, University of
Technology, Sofia, Bulgaria
16:30 - 17:00 Fuzzy Control Design of an Activated Sludge
O. Georgieva, ICSR-BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria

17:00 - 17:15 Closing Session with Best Paper Award

Exhibition and Poster Presentation
In parallel with the conference programme an exhibition featuring
hardware, software and applications with relation to the conference
theme will take place. This exhibition allows participants to get
first-hand views of innovative CI-applications or products and talk
informally with system developers.
Moreover, posters will be presented, enabling researchers to present
brand-new results, significant work in progress, or work that is best
communicated through conversation. Poster presentations allow conference
participants to exchange ideas one-on-one with authors, and let authors
discuss their work in detail with those participants most deeply
in the same topic.
If you are interested in participating in the exhibition, please contact
the conference secretariat for further information. If you would like to
present a poster, please send a short abstract to the conference

General Information
Conference Location:
The conference, the exhibition and the poster presentation will take
place at the:

Congress Centre Westfalenhallen Dortmund,
Rheinlanddamm 200,
D-44139 Dortmund/Germany,
Phone +49 231 1204 260,
Fax +49 231 1204 555.
The centre is located in the heart of Dortmund,
nearby the Westfalenpark.

The tutorials will be held at the

Steigenberger Maxx Hotel Dortmund
Berswordtstra=DFe 2
D-44139 Dortmund/Germany
Phone +49 231 9021 0
Fax +49 231 9021 999

Conference Registration Fees
Registration fees must accompany registration and be paid in full
in Deutsch Marks (DEM).
before after
February 28 February 28
Conference Only

University Fees 1 day 330,-- 370,--
2 days 520,-- 580,--
Full Registration 1 day 510,-- 560,--
2 days 890,-- 980,--
ITG, GMM, GMA 1 day 450,-- 490,--
or GI Members 2 days 770,-- 850,--
Student Fees 1 day 80,-- 80,--
2 days 150,-- 150,--

Tutorial Fees

Tutorial A1 680,--
Tutorial A2 - A6 (each) 480,--
Tutorial B1 - B3 380,--
Tutorial B4 380,-- (Sonderkonditionen f=FCr DVS-Mitglieder)
Tutorial C 70,-- VDE/VDI student members
120,-- VDE/VDI junior engineers
Banquet 70,-- per person (extra charge), incl. 15 % VAT

Exhibitors must pay the registration fee for one person and a flat rate
of DEM 200,--; one additional person is free of charge.

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the right to purchase additional conference proceedings at a discount
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The tutorial registration fee includes tutorials, refreshments, lunch
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tutorials is limited and enrollment will be processed on a =94first come,
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Refund Policy

Written requests for cancellation must be postmarked no later than
March 15, 1997. Refunds are subject to a DEM 70,-- processing fee.
No refund is possible for cancellations received after this date.
Refunds will be issued six to eight weeks after the conference.
Substitutions will be accepted at any stage.

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series Lecture Notes in Computer Science and will be distributed at the
registration desk.


The conference language will be English. The language for the
tutorials B1 - B 4 and C will be German.


Hotel accommodation at preferential rates for delegates has been
at the conference hotels (Hotel Westfalenhallen, Phone +49 231 1204 245,
and Steigenberger Maxx Hotel Dortmund, Phone +49 231 9021 0).
A number of hotels in Dortmund offer rooms at preferential rates as
For further information please
Dortmunder Verkehrsverein e. V.
K=F6nigswall 20
D-44137 Dortmund
Keyword: 5th Fuzzy Days
Phone +49 231 502 21 74
Fax: +49 231 16 35 93

Conference Secretariat
All correspondence and request for information should be addressed to:

Mrs. Ulrike Lippe
University of Dortmund
Computer Science I
D-44221 Dortmund/Germany
Phone : +49 231 755 6223
Fax : +49 231 755 6555
E-mail : fd5@ls1.informatik.uni-dortmund.de

For additional information please consult the 5th Fuzzy Days WWW-site:

Registration Form
Register one person per form (please copy the form as needed).
To register please mail this form or a copy to:
Tagungs- und Seminarorganisation
Stresemannallee 15
D-60596 Frankfurt/Main
Fax +49 69 9631 5213

Please type or print clearly:

First Name:
Country: Zip:


Membership: GI GMA GMM ITG

Member No.:

Tutorial C:
VDE/VDI Member No.:

Please charge to my: AMEX VISA MasterCard
Credit Card Number:
Cardholder=92s Name:
Cardholder=92s Signature:

Tutorial Fees *) (April 28)

Enrollment for tutorial
A1 Prof. Dr. Ch. Carlsson 680,-
A2 Dr. D. B. Fogel 480,-
A3 Prof. Dr. Y. Hata 480,-
A4 Prof. Dr. J. Kacprzyk 480,-
A5 Prof. Dr. E. H. Ruspini 480,-
A6 Prof. Dr. R. Yager 480,-

Ich melde mich verbindlich zu folgenden Tutorien an:
B1 Medizintechnik 380,-
B2 Steuerung von Produktionsprozessen 380,-
B3 Textil-/Bekleidungstechnik 380,-
B4 Schwei=DFtechnik 380,-
(Sonderkonditionen f=FCr Mitglieder des DVS !)
C VDE/VDI Studenten 70,-
VDE/VDI Berufsanf=E4nger 120,-

*) Please mark the tutorials you wish to attend.

Conference Fees *) (April 29 - 30)
before after
February 28 February 28
University Fees 1 Day 330,- 370,-
2 Days 520,- 580,-
Full Registration 1 Day 510,- 560,-
2 Days 890,- 980,-
ITG, GMM, GMA 1 Day 450,- 490,-
or GI Members 2 Days 770,- 850,-
Student Fees **) 1 Day 80,- 80,-
2 Days 150,- 150,-
*) All fees in Deutsch Mark. Please mark the fee which applies to you.
**) Please attach a copy of your valid full-time student ID.

Select Day: Tuesday Wednesday

Flat rate for the exhibition 200,-
Banquet tickets DEM 70,- for persons

TOTAL FEES DEM _________

I=92m interested in the accompanying persons=B4 programme.
Please forward more information to me.
I would like to present a poster. Please reserve a poster wall.