Victor W. Marek
University of Kentucky

Title: Working with Zdzisław Pawlak: Excursions in Computer Science and Mathematics

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Abstract

We describe the person and work of Zdzisław Pawlak in 1960ies and, especially, in 1970ies. We describe the scientific atmosphere of the scientific circle of Pawlak, especially in the context of his work on databases (information systems) and the beginning of Rough Sets Theory.

Short Bio

Victor W. Marek was educated at Warsaw University, Poland, getting his D.Sc. in Mathematics in 1972. Since 1983, he is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Dr. Marek contributed to a variety of areas of Logic and Computer Science, including Set Theory, Nonmonotonic Logic, and various areas of Knowledge Representation, including Rough Sets theory.

Important dates

  • Call for event proposals: October 30, 2015
  • Call for dissemination event proposals: December 15, 2015
  • Paper submission (strict deadline): May 09 2016 23:59:59 pm HST
  • Position paper submission: May 30, 2016
  • Acceptance decision: June 13, 2016
  • Final version of paper submission: July 11, 2016
  • Final deadline for discounted fee: July 31, 2016
  • Conference dates: September 11-14, 2016

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