- Shi-Kuo Chang:
**Guest Editor's Introduction.**1

- Shi-Kuo Chang:
**Sentient map-a new paradigm for visual computing.**2-8

- Paolo Bottoni, Maria Francesca Costabile, Stefano Levialdi:
**Analyzing, modelling, and specifying visual interaction.**9-19

- Rentaro Yoshioka, Nikolay N. Mirenkov:
**Visual computing within environment of self-explanatory components.**20-32

- Witold Pedrycz:
**Computational intelligence and visual computing: an emerging technology for software engineering.**33-44

- Masayuki Hisada, Alexander G. Belyaev, Tosiyasu L. Kunii:
**Towards a singularity-based shape language: ridges, ravines, and skeletons for polygonal surfaces.**45-52

- Radim Belohlávek:
**Fuzzy closure operators II: induced relations, representation, and examples.**53-64

- Enrique Frías-Martínez:
**Design of a Lukasiewicz rule-driven fuzzy processor.**65-71

- Irina Perfilieva:
**Logical approximation.**73-78

- Radim Belohlávek, Vilém Novák:
**Learning rule base in linguistic expert systems.**79-88

- Elena Castiñeira, Susana Cubillo, Enric Trillas:
**On possibility and probability measures in finite Boolean algebras.**89-96

- Aly I. El-Osery, Mohammad Jamshidi:
**Analog and digital image enhancement using fuzzy expert systems.**97-106

- Francesca Arcelli Fontana:
**Likelog for flexible query answering.**107-114

- Witold Pedrycz, Giancarlo Succi:
**fXOR fuzzy logic networks.**115-120

- James J. Buckley, Thomas Feuring, Yoichi Hayashi:
**Solving fuzzy problems in operations research: inventory control.**121-129

- Roman Fric:
**Measures on MV-algebras.**130-137

- Zhi-Qiang Liu, Sadaaki Miyamoto:
**Preface of the guest Editors.**139

- Tetsuo Sawaragi, Yukio Horiguchi, Motoi Ishizuka:
**Modeling ecological expert: comparative analysis of human skill development with fuzzy controller.**140-147

- Zhi-Qiang Liu, Jian Ying Zhang:
**Interrogating the structure of fuzzy cognitive maps.**148-153

- Shigeyuki Takahara, Yoshiyuki Kusumoto, Sadaaki Miyamoto:
**Solution for textile nesting problems using adaptive meta-heuristics and grouping.**154-159

- Dae-Jin Kim, Won-Kyung Song, Jeong-Su Han, Zeungnam Bien:
**Soft computing based intention reading techniques as a means of human-robot interaction for human centered system.**160-166

- Muneyuri Unehara, Takehisa Onisawa:
**Music composition system with human evaluation as human centered system.**167-178

- Petr Hájek:
**Basic fuzzy logic and BL-algebras II.**179-183

- X. F. Zha:
**Soft computing framework for intelligent human-machine system design, simulation and optimization.**184-198

- Mustafa Demirci:
**Constructions of fuzzy functions based on fuzzy equalities.**199-207

- Vilém Novák, Irina Perfilieva:
**Guest Editorial.**209

- Bernard De Baets, Hans De Meyer:
**Transitive approximation of fuzzy relations by alternating closures and openings.**210-219

- Ulrich Bodenhofer:
**A unified framework of opening and closure operators with respect to arbitrary fuzzy relations.**220-227

- Martina Danková, Irina Perfilieva:
**Logical approximation II.**228-233

- Michal Holcapek, Matej Turcan:
**A structure of fuzzy systems for support of decision making.**234-243

- Matthew J. Knight, Robert Sutton, Roland S. Burns:
**Fuzzy model based integral action sliding mode control.**244-251

- Hugang Han, Shuta Murakami:
**A design for a class of nonlinear systems with delay time using fuzzy logic.**252-257

- Dan Noje, Barnabás Bede:
**Vectorial MV-algebras.**258-262

- Athanasios V. Vasilakos:
**A roadmap of fuzzy logic in ATM, mobile and active networks: challenges of the new century.**263-277

- Radim Jirousek, Gernot D. Kleiter, Jirina Vejnarová:
**Editorial note.**279

- Andrea Capotorti, L. Galli, Barbara Vantaggi:
**Locally strong coherence and inference with lower-upper probabilities.**280-287

- Milan Daniel:
**Associativity in combination of belief functions; a derivation of minC combination.**288-296

- Jozef Gemela:
**Learning Bayesian networks using various datasources and applications to financial analysis.**297-303

- Leen Gilbert, Gert De Cooman, Etienne E. Kerre:
**Practical implementation of possibilistic probability mass functions.**304-309

- Angelo Gilio, Veronica Biazzo, Giuseppe Sanfilippo:
**Coherence checking and propagation of lower probability bounds.**310-320

- Martin Janzura:
**On the exponential representation problem.**321-327

- Radim Jirousek, Jirina Vejnarová:
**Construction of multidimensional models by operators of composition: current state of art.**328-335

- Otakar Kríz:
**Envelopes of a simplex of discrete probabilities.**336-343

- Azaria Paz:
**An alternative version of Lauritzen et al.'s algorithm for checking representation of independencies.**344-349

- Bertran Steinsky:
**Efficient coding of labeled directed acyclic graphs.**350-356

- Marta Vomlelová, Jirí Vomlel:
**Troubleshooting: NP-hardness and solution methods.**357-368

- Salvatore Sessa:
**Editorial Note.**369

- Andras Bárdossy, Uwe Haberlandt, Valentina Krysanova:
**Automatic fuzzy-rule assessment and its application to the modelling of nitrogen leaching for large regions.**370-385

- Robert Jeansoulin, Eric Würbel:
**An anytime revision operator for large and uncertain geographic data sets.**386-393

- Zhi-Qiang Liu:
**Fuzzy cognitive maps in GIS data analysis.**394-401

- Frederick E. Petry, Maria Cobb, Marcin Paprzycki, Dia Ali:
**An agent system for managing uncertainty in the integration of spatio-environmental data.**402-411

- K. Srinivasa Raju, Lucien Duckstein:
**Multiobjective fuzzy linear programming for sustainable irrigation planning: an Indian case study.**412-418

- Wayne E. Woldt, Bruce I. Dvorak, Mohamed F. Dahab:
**Application of fuzzy set theory to industrial pollution prevention: production system modeling and life cycle assessment.**419-433

- Kok Wai Wong, Patrick M. Wong, Tamás D. Gedeon, Chun Che Fung:
**Rainfall prediction model using soft computing technique.**434-438

- Anatolij Dvurecenskij:
**In honour of Prof. Ján Jakubík on the occasion of his 80th birthday.**439

- Ferdinand Chovanec, Anatolij Dvurecenskij:
**Preface of the Guest Editors.**440

- Anatolij Dvurecenskij:
**Blocks of pseudo-effect algebras with the Riesz interpolation property.**441-445

- Paul Flondor, Ioana Leustean:
**Tensor products of MV-algebras.**446-457

- George Georgescu, Andrei Popescu:
**Non-commutative fuzzy Galois connections.**458-467

- Jan Jakubik:
**Torsion classes of MV-algebras.**468-471

- Maria Jurecková:
**The addition to the ergodic theorem on probability MV-algebras with product.**472-475

- Sylvia Pulmannová:
**Extensions of MV-algebras.**476-481

- Jirí Rachunek:
**Compactness in MV-algebras and in their non-commutative generalizations.**482-485

- Beloslav Riecan:
**An entropy construction inspired by fuzzy sets.**486-488

- Thanos Vasilakos, Marco Painho:
**Soft Computing: A Fusion of Foundations, Methodologies and Applications.**489

- Guoqing Cao, Simon C. K. Shiu, Xizhao Wang:
**A fuzzy-rough approach for the maintenance of distributed case-based reasoning systems.**491-499

- James J. Buckley, Esfandiar Eslami:
**Uncertain probabilities I: the discrete case.**500-505

- Yuk-Yin Wong, Kin-Hong Lee, Kwong-Sak Leung, C.-W. Ho:
**A novel approach in parameter adaptation and diversity maintenance for genetic algorithms.**506-515

- Sergio Scandizzo:
**Connectivity and the measurement of operational risk: an input-output approach.**516-525

- Leandro Nunes de Castro, Jon Timmis:
**Artificial immune systems as a novel soft computing paradigm.**526-544

- Francisco Herrera, Manuel Lozano:
**Fuzzy adaptive genetic algorithms: design, taxonomy, and future directions.**545-562

- Shounak Roychowdhury, Witold Pedrycz:
**An alternative characterization of fuzzy complement functional.**563-565

- Shitong Wang, Hongjun Lu:
**Fuzzy system and CMAC network with B-spline membership/basis functions are smooth approximators.**566-573

- Jorng-Tzong Horng, Yu-Jan Chang, Baw-Jhiune Liu:
**Applying evolutionary algorithms to materialized view selection in a data warehouse.**574-581