#### Manuscripts from 2018

Developing Communities of Practice to Prepare Software Engineers with Effective Team Skills, Ann Q. Gates, Elsa Y. Villa, and Salamah Salamah

#### Manuscripts from 2015

A Systematic Statistical Approach to Populate Missing Performance Data in Pavement Management Systems, Mazin M. Al-Zoubi, Carlos M. Chang Albitres, Soheil Nazarian, and Vladik Y. Kreinovich

One More Geometric Interpretation of Pearson's Correlation, Ildar Batyrshin and Vladik Y. Kreinovich

How to Test Hypotheses When Exact Values are Replaced by Intervals to Protect Privacy: Case of t-Tests, Vladik Kreinovich and Christian Servin

Towards the Possibility of Objective Interval Uncertainty in Physics. II, Luc Longpre, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

How Design Quality Improves with Increasing Computational Abilities: General Formulas and Case Study of Aircraft Fuel Efficiency, Joe Lorkowski, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Sergei Soloviev

Removing JPEG Blocking Artifacts using Machine Learning, Jonathan Quijas and Olac Fuentes

Inverse problems in theory and practice of measurements and metrology, Konstantin K. Semenov, Gennadi N. Solopchenko, and Vladik Kreinovich

#### Manuscripts from 2014

Towards Efficient Ways of Estimating Failure Probability of Mechanical Structures under Interval Uncertainty, Michael Beer, Marco De Angelis, and Vladik Y. Kreinovich

If We Take Into Account that Constraints Are Soft, Then Processing Constraints Becomes Algorithmically Solvable, Quentin Brefort, Luc Jaulin, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich

Towards Fast and Reliable Localization of an Underwater Object: An Interval Approach, Quentin Brefort, Luc Jaulin, Martine Ceberio, and Vladik Kreinovich

An Extended Study on Multi-Objective Security Games, Matthew Brown, Bo An, Christopher Kiekintveld, Fernando Ordonez, and Milind Tambe

Constraint Programming and Decision Making, Martine C. Ceberio and Vladik Y. Kreinovich

From Global to Local Constraints: A Constructive Version of Bloch's Principle, Martine Ceberio, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

Range Estimation under Constraints is Computable Unless There Is a Discontinuity, Martine Ceberio, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

Why Ricker Wavelets Are Successful in Processing Seismic Data: Towards a Theoretical Explanation, Afshin Gholamy and Vladik Kreinovich

Examining the Consistence of Futures Margin Levels using Bivariate Extreme Value Copulas, X. Gong, Hung T. Nguyen, Vladik Kreinovich, and Songsak Sriboonchitta

From Interval-Valued Probabilities to Interval-Valued Possibilities: Case Studies of Interval Computation under Constraints, Luis C. Gutierrez, Martine Ceberio, Vladik Kreinovich, Rebekah L. Gruver, Mariana Peña, Mathew J. Rister, Abraham Saldaña, John Vasquez, Janelle Ybarra, and Salem Benferhat

Decision Making under Interval Uncertainty: What Can and What Cannot Be Computed in Linear Time and in Real Time, Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

Deep Mathematical Results Are The Ones That Connect Seemingly Unrelated Areas: Towards A Formal Proof Of Gian-Carlo Rota's Thesis, Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

For Each Mathematical Statement, Only Finitely Many of Its Generalizations Are Useful: A Formal Proof of E. Bishop's Idea, Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

How to Compare Different Range Estimations: A Symmetry-Based Approach, Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

Kekule's Benzene Structure: A Case Study of Teaching Usefulness of Symmetry, Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

Observable Causality Implies Lorentz Group: Alexandrov-Zeeman-Type Theorem for Space-Time Regions, Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

Simpler-to-Describe Cases are Often More Difficult to Prove: A Possible Explanation, Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

Towards a Formal Description of Understandability (Causality, Pre-Requisites): From Prosorov's Phonocentric Topology to More General Interior (Closure) Structures, Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

Zipf's Law and 7 Plus Minus 2 Principle Lead to a Possible Explanation of Daniel's Law, Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

Fitts's Law: Towards a Geometric Explanation, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Octavio Lerma

Formalizing the Informal, Precisiating the Imprecise: How Fuzzy Logic Can Help Mathematicians and Physicists by Formalizing Their Intuitive Ideas, Olga Kosheleva, Renata Reiser, and Vladik Kreinovich

If Many Physicists Are Right and No Physical Theory Is Perfect, Then by Using Physical Observations, We Can Feasibly Solve Almost All Instances of Each NP-Complete Problem, Olga Kosheleva, Michael Zakharevich, and Vladik Kreinovich

Constructive Mathematics in St. Petersburg, Russia: A (Somewhat Subjective) View from Within, Vladik Kreinovich

Dealing with Uncertainties in Computing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Types of Uncertainty, Vladik Kreinovich

Is the World Itself Fuzzy? Physical Arguments for -- and Unexpected Computational Consequences of -- Zadeh's Vision, Vladik Kreinovich and Olga Kosheleva

Logic of Scientific Discovery: How Physical Induction Affects What Is Computable, Vladik Kreinovich and Olga Kosheleva

From Mean and Median Income to the Most Adequate Way of Taking Inequality Into Account, Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Rujira Ouncharoen

Log-Periodic Power Law as a Predictor of Catastrophic Events: A New Mathematical Justification, Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Songsak Sriboonchitta

What If We Only Have Approximate Stochastic Dominance?, Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Songsak Sriboonchitta

Under Physics-Motivated Constraints, Generally-Non-Algorithmic Computational Problems Become Algorithmically Solvable, Vladik Y. Kreinovich

A Simple Geometric Model Provides a Possible Quantitative Explanation of the Advantages of Immediate Feedback in Student Learning, Octavio Lerma, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

Increased Climate Variability Is More Visible Than Global Warming: A General System-Theory Explanation, Octavio Lerma, Craig Tweedie, and Vladik Kreinovich

E-AMOM: an energy-aware modeling and optimization methodology for scientific applications, Charles Lively, Valerie Taylor, Xingfu Wu, Hung-Ching Chang, Chun-Yi Su, Kirk Cameron, Shirley V. Moore, and Daniel Terpstra

How to Modify Grade Point Average (GPA) to Make It More Adequate, Joe Lorkowski, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

Fuzzy Logic Ideas Can Help in Explaining Kahneman and Tversky's Empirical Decision Weights, Joe Lorkowski and Vladik Kreinovich

How Much For an Interval? a Set? a Twin Set? a p-Box? A Kaucher Interval? Towards an Economics-Motivated Approach to Decision Making Under Uncertainty, Joe Lorkowski and Vladik Kreinovich

How to Gauge Unknown Unknowns: A Possible Theoretical Explanation of the Usual Safety Factor of 2, Joe Lorkowski and Vladik Kreinovich

Interval and Symmetry Approaches to Uncertainty -- Pioneered by Wiener -- Helps Explain Many Seemingly Irrational Human Behaviors: A Case Study, Joe Lorkowski and Vladik Kreinovich

Likert-Type Fuzzy Uncertainty From A Traditional Decision Making Viewpoint: How Symmetry Helps Explain Human Decision Making (Including Seemingly Irrational Behavior), Joe Lorkowski and Vladik Kreinovich

Towards Decision Making under Interval, Set-Valued, Fuzzy, and Z-Number Uncertainty: A Fair Price Approach, Joe Lorkowski, Vladik Kreinovich, and Rafik Aliev

How to Fully Represent Expert Information about Imprecise Properties in a Computer System -- Random Sets, Fuzzy Sets, and Beyond: An Overview, Hung T. Nguyen and Vladik Kreinovich

Using Second-Order Probabilities to Make Maximum Entropy Approach to Copulas More Reasonable, Hung T. Nguyen, Vladik Kreinovich, and Berlin Wu

r-Bounded Fuzzy Measures are Equivalent to epsilon-Possibility Measures, Karen A. Richart-Ruiz, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

How to Assign Weights to Different Factors in Vulnerability Analysis: Towards a Justification of a Heuristic Technique, Beverly Rivera, Irbis Gallegos, and Vladik Kreinovich

From Numerical Probabilities to Linguistic Probabilities: A Theoretical Justification of Empirical Granules Used in Risk Management, Beverly Rivera, Francisco Zapata, and Vladik Kreinovich

Granularity Explains Empirical Factor-of-Three Relation Between Probabilities of Pulmonary Embolism in Different Patient Categories, Beverly Rivera, Francisco Zapata, and Vladik Kreinovich

Digital Home: A Case Study Approach to Teaching Software Engineering Concepts, Salamah Salamah, Massood Towhidnejad, and Thomas Hilburn

Fuzzy Intervals As Foundation Of Metrological Support For Computations With Inaccurate Data, Konstantin K. Semenov, Gennady N. Solopchenko, and Vladik Kreinovich

Towards Efficient Algorithms for Approximating a Fuzzy Relation by Fuzzy Rules: Case When "And"- and "Or"-Operation are Distributive, Christian Servin and Vladik Kreinovich

How to Estimate Relative Spatial Resolution of Different Maps or Images of the Same Area?, Christian Servin, A A. Velasco, and Vladik Kreinovich

Why Curvature in L-Curve: Combining Soft Constraints, Anibal Sosa, Martine C. Ceberio, and Vladik Y. Kreinovich

Diversity Is Beneficial for a Research Group: One More Quantitative Argument, Komsan Suriya, Tatcha Sudtasan, Tonghui Wang, Octavio Lerma, and Vladik Kreinovich

Transforming Engineering and Science Education Through Active Learning, Massood Towhidnejad, Thomas Hilburn, and Salamah Salamah

Protecting Patient Privacy While Preserving Medical Information For Research, Gang Xiang, Jason O'Rawe, Vladik Kreinovich, Janos Hajagos, and Scott Ferson

Wiener's Conjecture About Transformation Groups Helps Predict Which Fuzzy Techniques Work Better, Francisco Zapata, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich

Possible Geometric Explanations for Basic Empirical Dependencies of Systems Engineering, Francisco Zapata and Vladik Kreinovich

#### Technical Reports from 2013

Imprecise Probabilities in Engineering Analyses, Michael Beer, Scott Ferson, and Vladik Kreinovich

Comparing Intervals and Moments for the Quantification of Coarse Information, Michael Beer and Vladik Kreinovich

Double-oracle Algorithm for Computing an Exact Nash Equilibrium in Zero-sum Extensive-form Games, Branislav Bošansky, Christopher Kiekintveld, Viliam Lisy, Jirí Čermák, and Michal Pechouček

Feasible algorithms for lattice and directed subspaces, Jennifer (Hamlyn) Del Valle, Vladik Kreinovich, and Piotr Wojciechowski

Estimating Third Central Moment C3 for Privacy Case under Interval and Fuzzy Uncertainty, Ali Jalal-Kamali and Vladik Kreinovich

Security Games with Interval Uncertainty, Christopher Kiekintveld, Towhidul Islam, and Vladik Kreinovich

Approximate Nature of Traditional Fuzzy Methodology Naturally Leads to Complex-Valued Fuzzy Degrees, Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

Brans-Dicke Scalar-Tensor Theory of Gravitation May Explain Time Asymmetry of Physical Processes, Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

Dialect or a New Language: A Possible Explanation of the 70% Mutual Intelligibility Threshold, Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

Space-Time Assumptions Behind NP-Hardness of Propositional Satisfiability, Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich

How to Detect Linear Dependence on the Copula Level?, Vladik Kreinovich, Hung T. Nguyen, and Songsak Sriboonchitta

Towards a Better Understanding of Space-Time Causality: Kolmogorov Complexity and Causality as a Matter of Degree, Vladik Kreinovich and Andres Ortiz

Why Inverse F-transform? A Compression-Based Explanation, Vladik Kreinovich, Irina Perlieva, and Vilém Novák

Towards Designing Optimal Individualized Placement Tests, Octavio Lerma, Olga Kosheleva, Shahnaz Shahbazova, and Vladik Kreinovich

Studying Volatility and Dependency of Chinese Outbound Tourism Demand in Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand: A Vine Copula Approach, Jianxu Liu, Songsak Sriboonchitta, Hung T. Nguyen, and Vladik Kreinovich

Likert-Scale Fuzzy Uncertainty from a Traditional Decision Making Viewpoint: It Incorporates Both Subjective Probabilities and Utility Information, Joe Lorkowski and Vladik Kreinovich

Why A Model Produced by Training a Neural Network Is Often More Computationally Efficient than a Nonlinear Regression Model: A Theoretical Explanation, Jaime Nava and Vladik Y. Kreinovich

"And"- and "or"-operations for "double", "triple", etc. fuzzy sets, Hung T. Nguyen, Vladik Kreinovich, and Olga Kosheleva

Filtering out high frequencies in time series using F-transform, Vilém Novák, Irina Perfilieva, Michal Holčapek, and Vladik Kreinovich

Grounding and Turn-Taking in Multimodal Multiparty Conversation, David G. Novick and Iván Gris

Using Symmetries (Beyond Geometric Symmetries) in Chemical Computations: Computing Parameters of Multiple Binding Sites, Andres Ortiz and Vladik Kreinovich

F-transform in View of Aggregation Functions, Irina Perfilieva and Vladik Kreinovich

Why ℓ1 Is a Good Approximation to ℓ0: A Geometric Explanation, Carlos Ramirez, Vladik Kreinovich, and Miguel Argaez

A Hybrid Algorithm for Crustal Velocity Modeling, José Federico Ramirez Cruz, Olac Fuentes, Rodrigo A. Romero, and Aaron A. Velasco

Relation Between Polling and Likert-Scale Approaches to Eliciting Membership Degrees Clarified by Quantum Computing, Renata Hax Sander Reiser, Adriano Maron, Lidiane Visintin, Ana Maria Abeijon, and Vladik Kreinovich

From p-Boxes to p-Ellipsoids: Towards an Optimal Representation of Imprecise Probabilities, Konstantin K. Semenov and Vladik Kreinovich

A Vine Copula Approach for Analyzing Financial Risk and Co-movement of the Indonesian, Philippine and Thailand Stock Markets, Songsak Sriboonchitta, Jianxu Liu, Vladik Kreinovich, and Hung T. Nguyen

Vine Copulas as a Way to Describe and Analyze Multi-Variate Dependence in Econometrics: Computational Motivation and Comparison with Bayesian Networks and Fuzzy Approaches, Songsak Sriboonchitta, Jianxu Liu, Vladik Kreinovich, and Hung T. Nguyen

Bayesian Approach for Inconsistent Information, M. Stein, Michael Beer, and Vladik Kreinovich

Using the Affinity Research Group Model to Involve Undergraduate Students in Computer Engineering, Patricia J. Teller and Ann Q. Gates

Security Games with Contagion: Handling Asymmetric Information, Jason Tsai, Yundi Qian, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Milind Tambe, and Christopher Kiekintveld

Aggregation Operations from Quantum Computing, Lidiane Visintin, Adriano Maron, Renata Reiser, Ana Maria Abeijon, and Vladik Kreinovich

Nondeterminism and Overcount in Hardware Counter Implementations, Vincent Weaver, Daniel Terpstra, and Shirley V. Moore

Data Anonymization that Leads to the Most Accurate Estimates of Statistical Characteristics, Gang Xiang and Vladik Kreinovich

A New Analog Optical Processing Scheme for Solving NP-Hard Problems, Michael Zakharevich and Vladik Kreinovich

Knowledge Geometry Is Similar to General Relativity: Both Mass and Knowledge Curve the Corresponding Spaces, Francisco Zapata and Vladik Kreinovich