International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems

ISSN: 1875-6883
Volume 1, Issue 3, August 2008

Special Issue: Computational Intelligence in Knowledge Engineering

Dedicated to the 2007 International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Knowledge Engineering (ISKE2007), October 15-16, 2007, Chengdu, China

Foreword
Luis Martinez, Manuel J. Barranco, Luis G. Perez, Macarena Espinilla
Pages: 225 - 236
Recommender systems are applications that have emerged in the e-commerce area in order to assist users in their searches in electronic shops. These shops usually offer a wide range of items that cover the necessities of a great variety of users. Nevertheless, searching in such a wide range of items...
Juan Carlos Augusto, Hui Wang, Jun Liu
Pages: 237 - 247
We present a framework for decision-making in relation to disaster management with a focus on situation assessment during disaster management monitoring. The use of causality reasoning based on the temporal evolution of a scenario provides a natural way to chain meaningful events and possible states...
Zuoliang Chen, Guoqing Chen
Pages: 262 - 272
Classification based on association rules is considered to be effective and advantageous in many cases. However, there is a so-called "sharp boundary" problem in association rules mining with quantitative attribute domains. This paper aims at proposing an associative classification approach, namely Classification...
Xiaobing Li, Da Ruan, Jun Liu, Yang Xu
Pages: 274 - 284
In selecting an optional alternative in an environment of multiple attribute group decision making, different attributes of the alternative are often considered as with quantitative and qualitative information. Consequently, decision making problems may include preference information in different formats....