Department of Computer Science
Ladislav J. Kohout
Computer Science Department
Florida State University
Room 105C Love Building
850-644-8599 (department secretary)
Ladislav Kohout is Professor of Computer Science at
the Florida State University in Tallahassee, where he is also the
acting director of the FSU Institute for Cognitive Sciences. He is the US
Editor of "Journal of Intelligent Systems", an Associate editor
of the journal "Information Sciences" and a member of the Editorial Board
of the "International Journal of General Systems". He is also a member of the
Board of Directors of the Association for Intelligent Machinery.
Fuzzy Sets and systems, Soft Computing, Approximate reasoning. Non-classical/computational logics.
Knowledge Engineering, Multi-disciplinary application of AI and
Medical computing, Computational biology.
Relational computational methods in engineering and General Systems systems science.
Relational computer architectures, computer protection.
Integration of Numerical and Symbolic aspects of theoretical
computer science and of computational sciences.
Link to International Fuzzy Systems Association IFSA
A collection of other fuzzy related home pages.
Link to Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing BISC
Link to North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS
IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC)
International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and
Intelligent Systems and Semiotics (ISAS)
September 14-17, 1998
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Gaithersburg, Maryland U.S.A.
SELECTED AWARDS AND HONORS
2002 -- "Distinguished Leadership in Science and Education Award" by the
International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and
1999 -- State University System of Florida "Professional Excelency Program
1998 -- The William R. Jones Most Valuable Mentor Award. 1st Place 1998.
(Awarded by Florida Education Fund at 14th Annual McKnight Fellows Meeting.)
1997 -- Recognition Award to Ladislav J. Kohout, Presenting Author, ``for his outstanding contribution to the 1997 World Aviation Congress & Exposition" Anaheim, California, October 1997 (for a paper co-authored by Dr. Barbara DuBrosky, Pratt&Whittney and Dr. Eunjin Kim, Dept. of Computer Science, FSU).
1997 -- The 20th Century Award for Achievement -- for work in Fuzzy Relations.
International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England, March 1997.
1997 -- Listed in "500 Leaders of Influence", a publication of
the American Biographical Institute.
1995 -- Elected a Foreign Member of the Czech Association
to the Club of Rome.
1995 -- Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award "for the best book of the year" by The Systems Research Foundation in the area of AI Systems:
Knowledge-Based Systems for Multiple Environments (jointly with
J, Anderson and W. Bandler).
Library Reference: FSU Dirac Science Library QA76.76.E95 K5754
1994 -- "Tenth Aniversary Outstanding Scholarly Achievement and
Distinguished Service Award" by the International Institute for Advanced
Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics in recognition
for outstanding scholarly work and distinguished loyal service to the
1992 -- Elected a Fellow of the International Institute for Advanced Studies
in Systems Research and Cybernetics
1991 -- Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award by The International
Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetic
"for the best book of the year in the area of AI Systems:
A Perspective on Intelligent Systems".
1991 -- Award for the paper "Multicontext Diagnostic in Knowledge-Based
System CLINAID" presented at the 3rd International Symposium on Systems
Research & Informatics in Baden Baden, Germany, August
1991. Jointly with J. Anderson, FRSM, FBCS (Kings College Medical School,
University of London) and H. Kalantar.
1988 -- Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award by the Systems
Research Foundation in recognition of "life long scholarly
contribution to the development of system constructs and methodology
of Activity Structures", August, 1988.
Best Paper Award for the Symposium on General Systems Methodology
at the 7th European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research,
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