Skyline of El Paso Texas

October 31 - November 4, 2016

El Paso, Texas

As the premier fuzzy society in North America established in 1981, NAFIPS's purpose is to help guide and encourage the development of fuzzy sets and related technologies for the benefit of mankind.

Trip to Carlsbad Caverns -- Important Information: Please review important USCIS information regarding documents to bring to Friday's tour.

Registration: is now closed online, and will reopen on Monday October 31 on site at the conference.

Program now available! You can check it directly on the program page of this website.

Pre-conference Symposium: UTEP CyberSec Symposium: "Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cyber Security" will be held on Monday, October 31, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at UTEP. Please check the program and register.

NAFIPS 2016 aims at bringing together researchers, engineers, and practitioners to present and share their latest achievements and innovations in the area of fuzzy information processing, to discuss thought-provoking developments and challenges, and to consider potential future directions.

Topics of interest include:

  • Fuzzy sets methodology/Algorithms/Mathematics
  • Computational Intelligence/Learning
  • Fuzzy modeling/Intelligent data analysis
  • Pattern recognition/Image processing
  • Data mining/Databases
  • Human-centric interfaces/Visualization
  • Neuro-fuzzy systems/Evolutionary optimization & Adaptive systems/Uncertainty management
  • Control/Robotics/Computer vision
  • Bioinformatics
  • Software engineering & Intelligent agents
  • Applications/Computational experiments/Case studies
  • Biomedical applications
  • Hybrid architectures
  • Analysis of structures under uncertainty
  • Constraints/Soft constraints
  • Decision making under uncertainty

Conference location

  • The University of Texas at El Paso
    Union Building - East
    3rd floor
    Rooms: Tomas Rivera Conference Center, University Suite, Templeton Suite, and Ray room

  • See map of UTEP
  • See map of Union East's 3rd floor

NAFIPS 2016 Program

Contact Information

Important Dates

  • 03/07/2016: Special session proposals
  • 06/14/2016: Papers due (extended deadline)
  • 10/31-11/04/2016: Conference

About the Location

About El Paso

Downtown El Paso

Discover a city that stretches the imagination - El Paso, Texas' westernmost city. A city of nearly three-quarters of a million people, which sprawls across hundreds of square miles of desert and rambling foothills. More about El Paso

About UTEP

University of Texas at El Paso

Just past its first centennial celebration, UTEP is the second oldest academic component of the University of Texas system. It has over 20,000 students. It is a beautiful, friendly, and newly remodeled campus with a harmonious and pleasing Bhutanese architecture.

Where to Stay

Stay In El Paso Screenshot

Although the most convenient hotel is probably the on-campus Hilton Garden Inn, many other options are available in the campus' neighborhood, and can be checked on the website of the El Paso Hotel Motel Association.

What to do

The Sunbowl at UTEP

El Paso is an intriguing city worth visiting. Its mountains, the Franklin Mountains, southmost part of the Rockies, are surely a place to visit. An easy way to get a nice view of the city is by taking the Wyler aerial tramway. Surrounding places of interest also include the New Mexico sites: La Mesilla, Carlsbad caverns, White Sands National Monument.