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Date

Wednesday August 8th, 2018

Time

6:15 PM Arrival and networking (light snacks available)

6:45 PM Approximate start of talk (40-60 mins)

7:45 - 8:00 PM Q&A period

8:00 - 8:30 PM Post-talk networking and discussion

Location

SITE 5084

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Ottawa
800 King Edward Ave, Ottawa, K1N 6N5

registration is required; please register here

Title

Rough cognitive networks

Speaker

Dr. Gonzalo NŠpoles

 

Faculty of Business Economics

 

Hasselt University, Belgium

Abstract


The talks will cover the following topics
* Introduction to Type-2 Fuzzy Logic Sets and systems and their theoretical basis
* Practical Implementation of Interval Type-2 Fuzz Logic Systems and their various applications
* Emerging areas of type-2 fuzzy logic systems.

Speaker Biography

Prof. Hani Hagras is a Professor of Computational Intelligence, Director of Research. Director of the Computational Intelligence Centre, Head of the FuzzySystems Research Group and Head of the Intelligent Environments Research Group in the University of Essex, UK. He is a Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and he is also a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). and Principal Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. His major research interests are in computational intelligence, notably type-2 fuzzy systems, fuzzy logic, neural networks, genetic algorithms, and evolutionary computation. His research interests also include ambient intelligence, pervasive computing and intelligent buildings. He is also interested in embedded agents, robotics and intelligent control. He has authored more than 300 papers in international journals, conferences and books. His work has received funding that totalled to about £5 Million in the last five years from the European Union, the UK Technology Strategy Board (TSB), the UK Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the UK Economic and Social Sciences Research Council (ESRC) as well as several industrial companies including. He has also Five industrial patents in the field of computational intelligence andintelligent control. His research has won numerous prestigious international awards where most recently he was awarded by the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS), the 2013 Outstanding Paper Award in the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems and also he has won the 2004 Outstanding Paper Award in the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems. He was also awarded the 2015 Global Telecommunications Business award for his joint project with British Telecom. In 2016, he was elected as Distinguished Lecturer by the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. He was also the Chair of the IEEE CIS Chapter that won the 2011 IEEE CIS Outstanding Chapter award. His work with IP4 Ltd has won the 2009 Lord Stafford Award for Achievement in Innovation for East of England. His work has also won the 2011 Best Knowledge Transfer Partnership Project for London and the Eastern Region. His work has also won best paper awards in several conferences including the 2014 and 2006 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and the 2012 UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence. He served as the Chair of IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) Senior Members Sub-Committee. He served also as the chair of the IEEE CIS Task Force on Intelligent Agents. He is currently the Chair of the IEEE CIS Task Force on Extensions to Type-1 Fuzzy Sets. He is also a Vice Chair of the IEEE CIS Technical Committee on Emergent Technologies. He is a member of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) Fuzzy Systems Technical Committee. He served also as a member of the IEEE CIS Fellows Committee. He serves also as a member of the IEEE CIS conferences committee. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems. He is also an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Robotics and Automation. Prof. Hagras chaired several international conferences where he will act as the Programme Chair of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems.

 

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