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.


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Organizing committee
  • Martine Ceberio, University of Texas at El Paso, mceberio /
  • Vladik Kreinovich, University of Texas at El Paso, vladik /
Program committee
  • Giovanni Acampora (Italy)
  • Rafik Aliev (Azerbaijan)
  • Plamen Angelov (UK)
  • Adrian I. Ban (Romania)
  • Ildar Batyrshin (Mexico)
  • Andrzej Bargiela (UK)
  • Jim Bezdek (USA)
  • Fernando Bobillo (Spain)
  • Giovanni Bortolan (Italy)
  • Tadeusz Burczynski (Poland)
  • Humberto Bustince (Spain)
  • Christer Carlsson (Finland)
  • Joao Carvalho (Portugal)
  • Oscar Castillo (Mexico)
  • Martine Ceberio (USA)
  • Wojciech Cholewa (Poland)
  • Ana Colubi (Spain)
  • Oscar Cordon (Spain)
  • Lucian Coroianu (Romania)
  • Bernard deBaets (Belgium)
  • Antonio Di Nola (Italy)
  • Didier Dubois (France)
  • Petr Ekel (Brazil)
  • Dimitar Filev (USA)
  • Janos Fodor (Hungary)
  • Robert Fuller (Hungary)
  • Takeshi Furuhashi (Japan)
  • Sorin G. Gal (Romania)
  • Siegfried Gottwald (Germany)
  • Michel Grabisch (France)
  • Salvatore Greco (Italy)
  • Madan Gupta (Canada)
  • Larry Hall (USA)
  • Francisco Herrera (Spain)
  • Enrique Herrera-Viedma (Spain)
  • Kaoru Hirota (Japan)
  • Wladyslaw Homenda (Poland)
  • Eyke Hullermeier (Germany)
  • Hisao Ishibuchi (Japan)
  • Zsolt Csaba Johanyak (Hungary)
  • Janusz Kacprzyk (Poland)
  • Abe Kandel (USA)
  • Jim Keller (USA)
  • Etienne Kerre (Belgium)
  • S.S. Kim (Korea)
  • Peter Klement (Austria)
  • Laszlo Koczy (Hungary)
  • Vladik Kreinovich (USA)
  • Rudolf Kruse (Germany)
  • Chang-Shing Lee (Taiwan)
  • Jonathan Lee (Taiwan)
  • Yongmin Li (China)
  • Chin-Teng Lin (Taiwan)
  • Xiaodong Liu (China)
  • Vincenzo Loia (Italy)
  • Weldon A. Lodwick (USA)
  • Jie Lu (Australia)
  • Luis Magdalena (Spain)
  • Francesco Marcelloni (Italy)
  • Luis Martinez (Spain)
  • Jerry Mendel (USA)
  • Radko Mesiar (Slovakia)
  • Wojciech Moczulski (Poland)
  • Javier Montero (Spain)
  • Hung T. Nguyen (USA)
  • Vesa Niskanen (Finland)
  • Hajime Nobuhara (Japan)
  • Vilem Novak (Czech Republic)
  • Sung-Kwun Oh (Korea)
  • Nikhil K. Pal (India)
  • Sankar R. Pal (India)
  • Irina Perfilieva (Czech Republic)
  • Witold Pedrycz (Canada)
  • Emil Petriu (Canada)
  • Henri Prade (France)
  • Radu Emil Precup (Romania)
  • Olga Poleshuk (Hungary)
  • Anca Ralescu (USA)
  • Dan Ralescu (USA)
  • Imre J. Rudas (Hungary)
  • Alireza Sadeghian (Canada)
  • Rudi Seising (Spain)
  • Shahnaz Shahbazova(Azerbaijan)
  • Yabin Shao (China)
  • Andrzej Skowron (Poland)
  • Roman Slowinski (Poland)
  • Laerte Sorini (Italy)
  • Tom Sudkamp (USA)
  • Mike Smith (USA)
  • Umberto Straccia (Italy)
  • Shun-Feng Su (Taiwan)
  • Eulalia Szmidt (Poland)
  • Ricardo Tanscheit (Brazil)
  • Victor Taratukhin (Germany)
  • I. Burhan Turksen (Turkey)
  • Jose Luis Verdegay (Spain)
  • Lipo Wang (Singapore)
  • Junzo Watada (Japan)
  • Ronald R. Yager (USA)
  • M. Yamada (Japan)
  • Yiyu Yao (Canada)
  • Hao Ying (USA)
  • Fusheng Yu (China)
  • Slawomir Zadrozny (Poland)
  • M.H. Fazel Zarandi (Iran)
  • Guangquan Zhang (Australia)
  • Hans J.Zimmermann (Germany)

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.