Department of Computer Science

Ladislav J. Kohout

Computer Science Department
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida

Room 105C Love Building

850-644-2513 (office)
850-644-8599 (department secretary)
850-644-0058 (fax)


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.

More on Biosketch


Fuzzy Sets and systems, Soft Computing, Approximate reasoning. Non-classical/computational logics.
Knowledge Engineering, Multi-disciplinary application of AI and Computational Intelligence.
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 
Link to Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing   BISC 
Link to North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society   NAFIPS 

  • A collection of other fuzzy related home pages.

    NSF Supported Research --- Postscript Version is also available

    Research Grant NSF--DMI 9525991: Final Report
    Postscript Version is also available

    TUTORIAL T3: Relational Semiotic Methods for Design of Intelligent Systems ISIC/CIRA/ISAS '98

    ISIC/CIRA/ISAS '98 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC) International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (CIRA) Intelligent Systems and Semiotics (ISAS)
    September 14-17, 1998 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Gaithersburg, Maryland U.S.A.


    2002 -- "Distinguished Leadership in Science and Education Award" by the International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics

    1999 -- State University System of Florida "Professional Excelency Program Award".

    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 profession.

    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, Vienna 1984.

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