MARTINE DE COCK


Martine
Professor

Address:
School of Engineering and Technology
University of Washington Tacoma
Campus Box 358426
1900 Commerce Street
Tacoma WA 98402-3100

Phone: +1 253-692-4540
E-mail: mdecock@uw.edu
Office: MDS206E
Lab: TLB 3rd floor

Short biography

Martine De Cock holds a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Ghent University (Belgium). She is a professor at the School of Engineering and Technology, University of Washington Tacoma (USA), as well as a guest professor at Ghent University. Her previous work experiences include positions as a research assistant and a postdoctoral fellow supported by the Fund for Scientific Research - Flanders, a visiting scholar in the BISC group at the University of California, Berkeley (USA), a visiting scholar at the Knowledge Systems Laboratory at Stanford University (USA), and an associate professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics at Ghent University. She has over 150 peer reviewed publications in international journals and conferences on artificial intelligence, data mining, machine learning, information retrieval, web intelligence and logic programming. She is a program committee member of numerous international conferences and has served as an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems. She co-organized the KDDCup2013. Her current research interests are privacy preserving machine learning, cybersecurity, and data analytics to improve the quality of healthcare.

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Teaching

Publications

Papers listed in Web of Science SCI - Science Citation Index

  1. Efficient and Private Scoring of Decision Trees, Support Vector Machines and Logistic Regression Models based on Pre-Computation [PDF]
    M. De Cock, R. Dowsley, C. Horst, R. Katti, A. Nascimento, W.-S. Poon, S. Truex
    To appear in: IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing

  2. Modeling Multi-Valued Biological Interaction Networks using Fuzzy Answer Set Programming [PDF]
    M. Mushthofa, S. Schockaert, L.-H. Hung, K. Marchal, M. De Cock
    To appear in: Fuzzy Sets and Systems

  3. Modelling Incomplete Information in Boolean Games using Possibilistic Logic [PDF]
    S. De Clercq, S. Schockaert, A. Nowe, M. De Cock
    International Journal of Approximate Reasoning 93, p.1-23, 2018

  4. Exact and Heuristic Methods for Solving Boolean Games [PDF]
    S. De Clercq, K. Bauters, S. Schockaert, M. Mihaylov, A. Nowe, M. De Cock
    Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems 31(1), p.66-106, 2017

  5. Soft Quantification in Statistical Relational Learning [PDF]
    G. Farnadi, S.H. Bach, M.-F. Moens, L. Getoor, M. De Cock
    Machine Learning 106(12), p.1971-1991, 2017

  6. Repairing Inconsistent Answer Set Programs Using Rules of Thumb: a Gene Regulatory Networks Case Study [PDF]
    E. Merhej, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock
    International Journal of Approximate Reasoning 83, p.243-264, 2017

  7. Computational Personality Recognition in Social Media [PDF]
    G. Farnadi, G. Sitaraman, S. Sushmita, F. Celli, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, S. Davalos, M.-F. Moens, M. De Cock
    User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction 26(2), p.109-142, 2016

  8. Solving Stable Matching Problems using Answer Set Programming [PDF]
    S. De Clercq, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, A. Nowe
    Theory and Practice of Logic Programming 16(3), p.247-268, 2016

  9. Characterizing and Extending Answer Set Semantics using Possibility Theory [PDF]
    K. Bauters, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    Theory and Practice of Logic Programming 15(1), p.79-116, 2015

  10. On the relationship between fuzzy autoepistemic logic and fuzzy modal logics of belief [PDF]
    M. Blondeel, T. Flaminio, S. Schockaert, L. Godo, M. De Cock
    Fuzzy Sets and Systems 276, p.74-99, 2015

  11. Semantics for Possibilistic Answer Set Programs: Uncertain Rules versus Rules with Uncertain Conclusions [PDF]
    K. Bauters, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    International Journal of Approximate Reasoning 55(2), p.739-761, 2014

  12. Fuzzy Autoepistemic Logic and its Relation to Fuzzy Answer Set Programming [PDF]
    M. Blondeel, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    Fuzzy Sets and Systems 239, p.51-80, 2014

  13. Using the Crowd for Readability Prediction [PDF]
    O. De Clercq, V. Hoste, B. Desmet, P. Van Oosten, M. De Cock, L. Macken
    Natural Language Engineering 20(3), p.293-325, 2014

  14. Complexity of Fuzzy Answer Set Programming under Lukasiewicz Semantics [PDF]
    M. Blondeel, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    International Journal of Approximate Reasoning 55(9), p.1971-2003, 2014

  15. ASP-G: An ASP-based Method for Finding Attractors in Genetic Regulatory Networks [PDF]
    M. Mushthofa, G. Torres, Y. Van de Peer, K. Marchal, M. De Cock
    Bioinformatics 30(21), p.3086-3092, 2014

  16. Expressiveness of Communication in Answer Set Programming [PDF]
    K. Bauters, J. Janssen, S. Schockaert, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    Theory and Practice of Logic Programming 13(3), p.361-394, 2013

  17. Enhancing the Trust-based Recommendation Process with Explicit Distrust [PDF]
    P. Victor, N. Verbiest, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock
    ACM Transactions on the Web 7(2), Article 6 (19 pages), 2013

  18. Reducing Fuzzy Answer Set Programming to Model Finding in Fuzzy Logics [PDF]
    J. Janssen, S. Schockaert, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    Theory and Practice of Logic Programming 12(6), p. 811-842, 2012

  19. A Core Language for Fuzzy Answer Set Programming [PDF]
    J. Janssen, S. Schockaert, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, 53, p. 660-692, 2012

  20. Modelling Gene and Protein Regulatory Networks with Answer Set Programming [PDF]
    T. Fayruzov, J. Janssen, D. Vermeir, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock
    International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics 5(2), p.209-229, 2011

  21. Aggregated Fuzzy Answer Set Programming [PDF]
    J. Janssen, S. Schockaert, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence 63(2), p.103-147, 2011

  22. Practical Aggregation Operators for Gradual Trust and Distrust [PDF]
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, E. Herrera-Viedma
    Fuzzy Sets and Systems 184(1), p.126-147, 2011

  23. Trust- and Distrust-Based Recommendations for Controversial Reviews [PDF]
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, A. Teredesai
    IEEE Intelligent Systems 26(1), pp. 48-55, 2011

  24. Clustering Web People Search Results using Fuzzy Ants [PDF]
    E. Lefever, T. Fayruzov, V. Hoste, M. De Cock
    Information Sciences 180(17), p. 3192-3209, 2010

  25. Reasoning about Fuzzy Temporal Information from the Web: Towards Retrieval of Historical Events [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    Soft Computing 14(8), p. 869-886, 2010

  26. Linguistic Feature Analysis for Protein Interaction Extraction [HTML]
    T. Fayruzov, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, V. Hoste
    BMC Bioinformatics 10:374, 2009

  27. Efficient Algorithms for Fuzzy Qualitative Temporal Reasoning [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock
    IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems 17(4), p. 794-808, 2009

  28. Spatial Reasoning in a Fuzzy Region Connection Calculus [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    Artificial Intelligence 173, p. 258-298, 2009

  29. Gradual Trust and Distrust in Recommender Systems [PDF]
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, P. Pinheiro da Silva
    Fuzzy Sets and Systems 160(10), p. 1367-1382, 2009

  30. Temporal Reasoning about Fuzzy Intervals [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock
    Artificial Intelligence 172, p. 1158-1193, 2008

  31. Fuzzy Region Connection Calculus: Representing Vague Topological Information [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, E. E. Kerre
    International Journal of Approximate Reasoning 48, p. 314-331, 2008

  32. Fuzzy Region Connection Calculus: an Interpretation Based on Closeness [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, E. E. Kerre
    International Journal of Approximate Reasoning 48, p. 332-347, 2008

  33. Fuzzifying Allen's Temporal Interval Relations [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems 16(2), p.517-533, 2008

  34. Location Approximation for Local Search Services using Natural Language Hints [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    International Journal of Geographical Information Science 22(3), p.315-336, 2008

  35. Key Figure Impact in Trust-Enhanced Recommender Systems [PDF]
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, A. Teredesai
    AI Communications vol 21(2-3), p.127-143, 2008

  36. Fuzzy Rough Sets: the Forgotten Step [PDF]
    M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, E. E. Kerre
    IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems 15(1), p.121-130, 2007

  37. Clustering Web Search Results Using Fuzzy Ants [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, E. E. Kerre
    International Journal of Intelligent Systems 22, p.455-474, 2007

  38. An Introduction to Fuzzy Answer Set Programming [PDF]
    D. Van Nieuwenborgh, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence 50, p.363-388, 2007

  39. A Many-valued Representation and Propagation of Trust and Distrust [PDF]
    M. De Cock, P. Pinheiro da Silva
    Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 3849, p.114-120, 2006

  40. Question Answering with Imperfect Temporal Information [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, D. Ahn, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 4027, p.647-658, 2006

  41. Imprecise Temporal Interval Relations [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 3849, p.108-113, 2006

  42. Fuzzy Answer Set Programming [PDF]
    D. Van Nieuwenborgh, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4160, p.359-372, 2006

  43. Fuzzy Versus Quantitative Association Rules: A Fair Data Driven Comparison [PDF]
    H. Verlinde, M. De Cock, R. Boute
    IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics 36(3), p.679-684, 2006

  44. Elicitation of Fuzzy Association Rules from Positive and Negative Examples [PDF]
    M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, E. E. Kerre
    Fuzzy Sets and Systems 149(1), p.73-85, 2005

  45. Relatedness of Fuzzy Sets [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis
    Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems 6(4), p.297-303, 2005

  46. Automatic Acquisition of Fuzzy Footprints [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3762, p.1077-1086, 2005

  47. Fuzzy Constraint Based Answer Validation [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3528, p.394-400, 2005

  48. Efficient Approximate Reasoning with Positive and Negative Information [PDF]
    C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 3214, p.779-785, 2004

  49. Fuzzy Modifiers Based on Fuzzy Relations [PDF]
    M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    Information Sciences 160, p.173-199, 2004

  50. Fuzzy Ant Based Clustering [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, E. E. Kerre
    Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3172, p.342-349, 2004

  51. Mining Positive and Negative Fuzzy Association Rules [PDF]
    P. Yan, G. Chen, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 3213, p.270-276, 2004

  52. Openings and Closures of Fuzzy Preorderings: Theoretical Basics and Applications to Fuzzy Rule-Based Systems [PDF]
    U. Bodenhofer, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    International Journal of General Systems 32 (4), p.343-360, 2003

  53. Intuitionistic Fuzzy Rough Sets: at the Crossroads of Imperfect Knowledge [PDF]
    C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    Expert Systems: The International Journal of Knowledge Engineering and Neural Networks 20(5), p.260-269, 2003

  54. On (Un)suitable Fuzzy Relations to Model Approximate Equality [PDF]
    M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    Fuzzy Sets and Systems 133(2), p.137-153, 2003

  55. Why Fuzzy T-Equivalence Relations do Not Resolve the Poincare Paradox, and Related Issues [PDF]
    M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    Fuzzy Sets and Systems 133(2), p.181-192, 2003

  56. On the meaning of noise annoyance modifiers: a fuzzy set theoretical approach [PDF]
    D. Botteldooren, A. Verkeyn, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock
    Acta Acustica united with Acustica, 88 (2), p.239-251, 2002

  57. Fuzzy Relational Images in Computer Science
    M. Nachtegael, M. De Cock, D. Van Der Weken, E. E. Kerre
    Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2561, p.134-151, 2002

  58. Fuzzy Topologies Induced by Fuzzy Relation Based Modifiers [PDF]
    M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2206, p.239-248, 2001

  59. A Neural Network Based on Linguistic Modifiers
    M. De Cock, F. Vynckier, E. E. Kerre
    Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1625, p.694-696, 1999

Papers in other international journals

  1. A New Generation of the Fuzzy-Set-Theoretical Representation of Modified Linguistic Terms
    M. De Cock
    WEB-SLS: The European Student Journal of Language and Speech (on-line journal), 2002

  2. A Context-Based Approach to Linguistic Hedges
    M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science 12(3), p. 371-382, 2002 (indexed by Zentralblatt Math)

  3. Linguistic Variables: a Powerful Concept for Knowledge Representation
    M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    International Journal of Computing Anticipatory Systems 8, p.174-189, 2001

Books

  1. Answer Set Programming for Continuous Domains: a Fuzzy Logic Approach
    J. Janssen, S. Schockaert, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    Atlantis Computational Intelligence Systems, Vol. 5, Atlantis Press, 2012

  2. Trust Networks for Recommender Systems
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock
    Atlantis Computational Intelligence Systems, Vol. 4, Atlantis Press, 2011

  3. Reasoning about Fuzzy Temporal and Spatial Information from the Web
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    Intelligent Information Systems, Vol. 3, World Scientific, 2010

Edited books

  1. Proceedings of the 8th Belgian-Dutch Information Retrieval Workshop (DIR 2008)
    E. Hoenkamp, M. De Cock, V. Hoste, eds., 2008

  2. Applied Artificial Intelligence
    D. Ruan, P. D'hondt, P. Fantoni, M. De Cock, M. Nachtegael, E. E. Kerre, eds.
    World Scientific, 2006, ISBN 981-256-690-2 (listed in Web of Science CPCI-S)

  3. Applied Computational Intelligence
    D. Ruan, P. D'hondt, M. De Cock, M. Nachtegael, E. E. Kerre, eds.
    World Scientific, 2004, ISBN 981-238-873-7 (listed in Web of Science CPCI-S)

Chapters in books

  1. Fuzzy Answer Set Programming: from Theory to Practice [PDF]
    M. Mushthofa, S. Schockaert, and M. De Cock
    in: Beyond Traditional Probabilistic Data Processing Techniques: Interval, Fuzzy, etc. Methods and Their Applications (O. Kosheleva, S. Shary, G. Xiang, R. Zapatrin, eds.), Springer, 2018

  2. Fuzzy Answer Set Programming: An Introduction [PDF]
    M. Blondeel, S. Schockaert, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    in: Soft Computing: State of the Art Theory and Novel Applications. Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing 291, Springer, p. 209-222, 2013

  3. Trust and Recommendations [PDF]
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock
    in: Recommender Systems Handbook (F. Ricci, L. Rokach, B. Shapira, P.B. Kantor, eds.), Springer, p. 645-676, 2011

  4. Fuzzy Methods on the Web: a Critical Discussion [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, N. Makarytska, M. De Cock
    in: 35 Years of Fuzzy Set Theory (C. Cornelis, G. Deschrijver, M. Nachtegael, S. Schockaert, Y. Shi, eds.), Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing 261, Springer-Verlag, p. 237-266, 2011

  5. Fuzzy Rough Sets: from Theory into Practice [PDF]
    C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, A. M. Radzikowska
    in: Handbook of Granular Computing (W. Pedrycz, A. Skowron, V. Kreinovich, eds.), John Wiley & Sons, p. 533-552, 2008

  6. Association Rule Based Specialization in ER Models [PDF]
    M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, M. Ren, G. Chen, E. E. Kerre
    in: Intelligent Data Mining: Techniques and Applications (D. Ruan, G. Chen, E. Kerre, G. Wets, eds.), Studies in Computational Intelligence 5, Springer, p. 203-217, 2005

  7. Fuzzy Thesauri for and from the WWW
    M. De Cock, S. Guadarrama, M. Nikravesh
    in: Soft Computing for Information Processing and Analysis (M. Nikravesh, L. A. Zadeh, J. Kacprzyk, eds.), Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing 164, Springer-Verlag, p. 275-284, 2005

  8. Generating membership functions for a noise annoyance model from experimental data [PDF]
    A. Verkeyn, M. De Cock, D. Botteldooren, E. E. Kerre
    in: Soft computing in measurement and information acquisition (L. Reznik, V. Kreinovich, eds.), Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing 127, Springer-Verlag, p. 51-67, 2003

  9. Linguistic Hedges: a Quantifier Based Approach [PDF]
    M. De Cock
    in: Soft Computing Systems: Design, Management and Applications (A. Abraham, J. Ruiz-del-Solar, M. Koppen, eds.), Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications 87, IOS Press, p. 142-150, 2002

  10. The Generalized Modus Ponens in a Fuzzy Set Theoretical Framework
    C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Fuzzy If-Then Rules in Computational Intelligence : Theory and Applications (D. Ruan, E. E. Kerre, eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 37-59, 2000

  11. Linguistic Modifiers; an Overview
    E. E. Kerre, M. De Cock
    in: Fuzzy Logic and Soft Computing (G. Chen, M. Ying, K.-Y. Cai, eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 69-85, 1999

Papers in proceedings

  1. Detecting Misogynous Tweets [PDF]
    R. Ahluwalia, E. Shcherbinina, E. Callow, A. Nascimento, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Evaluation of Human Language Technologies for Iberian Languages (IberEval 2018), co-located with the 34th Conference of the Spanish Society for Natural Language Processing (SE- PLN 2018), CEUR-WS, Vol 2150, p.242-248, 2018

  2. Detecting Hate Speech Against Women in English Tweets [PDF]
    R. Ahluwalia, H. Soni, E. Callow, A. Nascimento, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of EVALITA 2018, CEUR-WS, Vol 2263, 2018
    First place for category and target detection in the Automatic Misogyny Detection competition AMI@EvalIta2018

  3. Algorithmically Generated Domain Detection and Malware Family Classification [PDF]
    C. Choudhary, R. Sivaguru, M. Pereira, B. Yu, A. Nascimento, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Security in Computing and Communications (SSCC'18), Communications in Computer and Information Science Series (CCIS), Springer, 2018
    First place for two out of the four datasets in the Detecting Malicious Domain Names competition DMD 2018

  4. User Profiling through Deep Multimodal Fusion [PDF]
    G. Farnadi, J. Tang, M. De Cock, M.-F. Moens
    in: Proceedings of WSDM2018 (11th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining), p.171-179, 2018

  5. Privacy-Preserving Scoring of Tree Ensembles: A Novel Framework for AI in Healthcare [PDF]
    K. Fritchman, K. Saminathan, R. Dowsley, T. Hughes, M. De Cock, A. Nascimento, A. Teredesai
    in: Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Big Data Analytic Technology for Bioinformatics and Health Informatics, workshop at IEEE BigData2018 (2018 IEEE International Conference on Big Data), 2018

  6. Automatic Detection of Excess Healthcare Spending and Cost Variation in ACOs [PDF]
    E. Liu, M. A. Ahmad, C. Eckert, A. Nascimento, M. De Cock, K. Padthe, A. Teredesai, G. McKelvey
    in: DMMH2018 (SDM 2018 Workshop on Data Mining for Medicine and Healthcare), 2018

  7. Dictionary Extraction and Detection of Algorithmically Generated Domain Names in Passive DNS Traffic [PDF]
    M. Pereira, S. Coleman, B. Yu, M. De Cock, A. Nascimento
    in: Proceedings of RAID 2018 (21st International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 11050, pp. 295-314, 2018

  8. An Evaluation of DGA Classifiers [PDF]
    R. Sivaguru, C. Choudhary, B. Yu, V. Tymchenko, A. Nascimento, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Big Data Analytics for Cyber Threat Hunting, workshop at IEEE BigData2018 (2018 IEEE International Conference on Big Data), 2018

  9. Character Level based Detection of DGA Domain Names [PDF]
    B. Yu, J. Pan, J. Hu, A. Nascimento, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of IJCNN at WCCI2018 (2018 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence), p.4168-4175, 2018

  10. Recommending Treatments for Comorbid Patients Using Word-Based and Phrase-Based Alignment Methods [PDF]
    E. Merhej, S. Schockaert, T. G. McKelvey, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of BNAIC2017 (29th BENELUX Conference on Artificial Intelligence), 2017

  11. Generating Conflict-Free Treatments for Patients with Comorbidity using ASP [PDF]
    E. Merhej, S. Schockaert, T. McKelvey, M. De Cock
    in: Knowledge Representation for Health Care, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 10096, Selected and revised papers of KR4HC/ProHealth 2016, workshop at HEC2016 (Health-Exploring Complexity: an Interdisciplinary Systems Approach), p.111-119, 2017

  12. Inline DGA Detection with Deep Networks [PDF]
    B. Yu, D. Gray, J. Pan, M. De Cock, A. Nascimento
    in: Data Mining for Cyber Security, Proceedings of International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM2017) Workshops, p.683-692, 2017

  13. Formalizing Commitment-based Deals in Boolean Games [PDF]
    S. De Clercq, S. Schockaert, A. Nowe, M. De Cock
    in: Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications 285, IOS Press, Proceedings of ECAI2016 (22nd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence), p.329-337, 2016

  14. Computing Attractors of Multi-Valued Gene Regulatory Networks using Fuzzy Answer Set Programming [PDF]
    M. Mushthofa, S.Schockaert, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of FUZZ-IEEE at WCCI2016 (2016 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence), p.1955-1962, 2016

  15. Predicting Future Frequent Users of Emergency Departments in California State [PDF]
    M. Pereira, V. Singh, C. P. Hon, T. G. McKelvey, S. Sushmita, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of ACM BCB 2016 (5th ACM International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics), p.603-610, 2016

  16. VirtualIdentity: Privacy Preserving User Profiling [PDF]
    S. Wang, W.-S. Poon, G. Farnadi, C. Horst, K. Thompson, M. Nickels, A. Nascimento, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of ASONAM 2016 (IEEE/ACM International Conference on Social Networks Analysis and Mining), p.1434-1437, 2016

  17. Predicting 30-Day Risk and Cost of "All-Cause" Hospital Readmissions [PDF]
    S. Sushmita, G. Khulbe, A. Hasan, S. Newman, P. Ravindra, S. Basu Roy, M. De Cock, A. Teredesai
    in: Proceedings of the Workshops of the Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Expanding the Boundaries of Health Informatics Using AI, p.453-461, 2016

  18. Statistical Relational Learning with Soft Quantifiers [PDF]
    G. Farnadi, S.H. Bach, M. Blondeel, M.-F. Moens, L. Getoor, M. De Cock
    in: Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9575, Proceedings of ILP2015 (25th International Conference on Inductive Logic Programming), p.60-75, 2016
    Best student paper award

  19. Scalable Adaptive Label Propagation in Grappa
    G. Farnadi, Z. Mahdavifar, I. Keller, J. Nelson, A. Teredesai, M.-F. Moens, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of IEEE Big Data 2015 (2015 IEEE International Conference on Big Data), p.1485-1491, 2015

  20. Multilateral Negotiation in Boolean Games with Incomplete Information using Generalized Possibilistic Logic
    S. De Clercq, S. Schockaert, A. Nowe, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of IJCAI 2015 (International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence), p.2890-2896, 2015

  21. Fast, Privacy Preserving Linear Regression over Distributed Datasets based on Pre-Distributed Data [PDF]
    M. De Cock, R. Dowsley, A. Nascimento, S. Newman
    in: Proceedings of AI-Sec 2015 (8th ACM Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Security with the 22nd ACM Conference on Computer and Communications), p.3-14, 2015

  22. Using Rules of Thumb for Repairing Inconsistent Answer Set Programs
    E. Merhej, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of SUM2015 (9th International Conference on Scalable Uncertainty Management), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 9310, p.368-381, 2015

  23. Solving Disjunctive Fuzzy Answer Set Programs
    M. Mushthofa, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of LPNMR 2015 (13th International Conference on Logic Programming and Non-monotonic Reasoning), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 9345, p.453-466, 2015

  24. Population Cost Prediction on Public Healthcare Datasets
    S. Sushmita, S. Newman, J. Marquardt, P. Ram, V. Prasad, M. De Cock, A. Teredesai
    in: Proceedings of ACM Digital Health 2015 (5th International Conference on Digital Health), p.87-94, 2015

  25. Distributed Fuzzy Rough Prototype Selection for Big Data Regression
    S. Vluymans, H. Asfoor, Y. Saeys, C. Cornelis, M. Tolentino, A. Teredesai, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of NAFIPS2015 (Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society), p.153-158, 2015

  26. Fuzzy Rough Set Prototype Selection for Regression
    S. Vluymans, Y. Saeys, C. Cornelis, A. Teredesai, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of FUZZ-IEEE 2015 (2015 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems), 2015
    Nominated for best student paper award

  27. Computing Fuzzy Rough Set Approximations in Large Scale Information Systems [PDF]
    H. Asfoor, R. Srinivasan, G. Vasudevan, N. Verbiest, C. Cornelis, M. Tolentino, A. Teredesai, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Scalable Machine Learning - Theory and Applications, workshop at IEEE BigData2014 (2014 IEEE International Conference on Big Data), p.9-16, 2014

  28. Prediction of Hospitalization Cost for Childbirth [PDF]
    S.-C. Chin, J. Marquardt, R. Liu, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of HI-KDD 2014 (ACM SIGKDD Workshop on Health Informatics), workshop at KDD2014 (20th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining), 2014

  29. Decentralized Computation of Pareto Optimal Pure Nash Equilibria of Boolean Games with Privacy Concerns [PDF]
    S. De Clercq, K. Bauters, M. De Cock, A. Nowe, M. Mihaylov, S. Schockaert
    in: Proceedings of ICAART 2014 (6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence), Vol.2, p.50-59, 2014
    Nominated for best student paper award

  30. Using Answer Set Programming for Solving Boolean Games
    S. De Clercq, M. De Cock, K. Bauters, S. Schockaert, A. Nowe
    in: Proceedings of KR 2014 (14th International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning), p.602-605, 2014

  31. Possibilistic Boolean Games: Strategic Reasoning under Incomplete Information [PDF]
    S. De Clercq, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, A. Nowe
    in: Proceedings of JELIA2014 (14th European Conference on Logics in Artificial Intelligence), p.196-209, 2014

  32. Extending PSL with Fuzzy Quantifiers
    G. Farnadi, S.H. Bach, M.-F. Moens, L. Getoor, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of StarAI2014 (4th International Workshop in Statistical Relational AI), workshop at AAAI2014 (28th Conference on Artificial Intelligence), p.35-37, 2014

  33. How are you doing? Emotions and Personality in Facebook
    G. Farnadi, G. Sitaraman, M. Rohani, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, M.-F. Moens, S. Davalos, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of EMPIRE2014 (2nd Workshop on "Emotions and Personality in Personalized Services"), workshop at UMAP2014 (22nd Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation and Personalization), p.45-56, 2014

  34. A Multivariate Regression Approach to Personality Impression Recognition of Vloggers
    G. Farnadi, S. Sushmita, G. Sitaraman, N. Ton, M. De Cock, S. Davalos
    in: Proceedings of WCPR14 (Workshop on Computational Personality Recognition), workshop at ACMMM2014 (22nd ACM International Conference on Multimedia), 2014

  35. Age and Gender Identification in Social Media
    J. Marquardt, G. Farnadi, G. Vasudevan, M.-F. Moens, S. Davalos, A. Teredesai, M. De Cock
    in: CLEF 2014 Working Notes proceedings (5th Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum), 2014

  36. HealthSCOPE: An Interactive Distributed Data Mining Framework for Scalable Prediction of Healthcare Costs
    J. Marquardt, S. Newman, D. Hattarki, R. Srinivasan, S. Sushmita, P. Ram, V. Prasad, D. Hazel, A. Ramesh, M. De Cock, A. Teredesai
    in: Proceedings of ICDM2014 (IEEE International Conference on Data Mining), demo track, 2014

  37. Repairing Inconsistent Taxonomies Using MAP Inference and Rules of Thumb
    E. Merhej, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, M. Blondeel, D. Alfarone, J. Davis
    in: Proceedings of Web-KR2014 (5th International Workshop on Web-scale Knowledge Representation Retrieval & Reasoning), workshop at CIKM 2014 (2014 ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management), p.31-36, 2014

  38. A Finite-Valued Solver for Disjunctive Fuzzy Answer Set Programs [PDF]
    Mushthofa, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of ECAI2014 (21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence), p.645-650, 2014

  39. Answer Set Programs with Optional Rules: a Possibilistic Approach
    K. Bauters, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    in: Proceedings of WL4AI 2013 (IJCAI-2013 Workshop on Weighted Logics for AI), p.2-9, 2013

  40. The Microsoft Academic Search Dataset and KDD Cup 2013
    S. Basu Roy, M. De Cock, V. Mandava, S. Savvana, B. Dalessandro, C. Perlich, W. Cukierski, B. Hamner
    in: Proceedings of KDD Cup 2013, workshop at KDD2013 (19th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining), 2013
    Related Microsoft Research Connections blog post: Data mining competition takes center stage in Chicago

  41. Relating Fuzzy Autoepistemic Logic to Fuzzy Modal Logics of Belief
    M. Blondeel, T. Flaminio, L. Godo, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of WL4AI 2013 (IJCAI-2013 Workshop on Weighted Logics for AI), p.18-25, 2013

  42. Local Search and Restart Strategies for Satisfiability Solving in Fuzzy Logics
    T. Brys, M. Drugan, P. A. N. Bosman, M. De Cock, A. Nowe
    in: Proceedings of SSCI2013 (2013 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence), p.52-59, 2013

  43. Solving Satisfiability in Fuzzy Logics by Mixing CMA-ES
    T. Brys, M. Drugan, P. A. N. Bosman, M. De Cock, A. Nowe
    in: Proceedings of GECCO2013 (Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference), p.1125-1132, 2013
    Best paper award in the combined IGEC/ESEP/BIO track

  44. Modeling Stable Matching Problems with Answer Set Programming
    S. De Clercq, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, A. Nowe
    in: Proceedings of RuleML2013 (7th International Web Rule Symposium), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8035, p.68-83, 2013

  45. The Microsoft Academic Search Challenges at KDD Cup 2013 [PDF]
    M. De Cock, S. Basu Roy, S. Savvana, V. Mandava, B. Dalessandro, C. Perlich, W. Cukierski, B. Hamner
    in: Proceedings of SBD2013 (Scholarly Big Data 2013), workshop at IEEE BigData 2013 (2013 IEEE International Conference on Big Data), p.1-4, 2013.

  46. Recognising Personality Traits using Facebook Status Updates
    G. Farnadi, S. Zoghbi, M.-F. Moens, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of WCPR13 Workshop on Computational Personality Recognition at ICWSM13 (7th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media), p.14-18, 2013

  47. Five Languages are Better than One: an Attempt to Bypass the Data Acquisition Bottleneck for WSD
    E. Lefever, V. Hoste, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of CICLing-2013 (14th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics), Part I, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7816, Springer-Verlag, p. 343-354, 2013
    Best paper award, third place

  48. Possible and Necessary Answer Sets of Possibilistic Answer Set Programs
    K. Bauters, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    in: Proceedings of ICTAI2012 (24th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence), p.836-843, 2012

  49. NP-completeness of Fuzzy Answer Set Programming under Lukasiewicz Semantics [PDF]
    M. Blondeel, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    in: Proceedings of WL4AI (ECAI 2012 Workshop on Weighted Logics for AI), p.43-50, 2012

  50. Solving Satisfiability in Fuzzy Logics with Evolution Strategies
    T. Brys, Y.-M. De Hauwere, M. De Cock, Ann Nowe
    in: Proceedings of NAFIPS2012 (31st Annual Meeting of North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society), p.1-6. 2012
    Best student paper award

  51. Discovering Missing Wikipedia Inter-language Links by means of Cross-lingual Word Sense Disambiguation
    E. Lefever, V. Hoste, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of LREC2012 (8th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation), p. 841-846, 2012

  52. SBFC: An Efficient Feature Frequency-based Approach to Tackle Cross-Lingual Word Sense Disambiguation
    D. Mourisse, E. Lefever, N. Verbiest, Y. Saeys, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis
    in: Proceedings of TSD2012 (15th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue), p. 248-255, 2012

  53. Weak and Strong Disjunction in Possibilistic ASP [PDF]
    K. Bauters, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    in: Proceedings of SUM2011 (5th International Conference on Scalable Uncertainty Management), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6929, p.475-488, 2011

  54. Complexity of Fuzzy Answer Set Programming under Lukasiewicz Semantics: First Results [PDF]
    M. Blondeel, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    in: Poster Proceedings of SUM2011 (5th International Conference on Scalable Uncertainty Management), p.7-12, 2011

  55. Fuzzy Autoepistemic Logic: Reflecting about Knowledge of Truth Degrees [PDF]
    M. Blondeel, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    in: Proceedings of ECSQARU 2011 (11th European Conference on Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning with Uncertainty), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6717, p.616-627, 2011

  56. ParaSense or how to use Parallel Corpora for Word Sense Disambiguation [PDF]
    E. Lefever, V. Hoste, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of ACL-HLT2011 (49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies), p.317-322, 2011

  57. Communicating ASP and the Polynomial Hierarchy [PDF]
    K. Bauters, S. Schockaert, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of LPNMR-11 (11th International Conference on Logic Programming and Nonmonotonic Reasoning), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 6645, p.67-79, 2011

  58. Diversification of Search Results as a Fuzzy Satisfiability Problem [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of DDR2011 (workshop on Diversity in Document Retrieval at ECIR2011), p.47-54, 2011

  59. Possibilistic Answer Set Programming Revisited [PDF]
    K. Bauters, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    in: Proceedings of UAI2010 (26th Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence), 2010

  60. Communicating Answer Set Programs [PDF]
    K. Bauters, S. Schockaert, J. Janssen, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of ICLP2010 (26th International Conference on Logic Programming), p. 34-43, 2010

  61. Towards Possibilistic Fuzzy Answer Set Programming [PDF]
    K. Bauters, S. Schockaert, J. Janssen, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of NMR2010 (13th international workshop on Non-Monotonic Reasoning), 2010

  62. A RapidMiner Framework for Protein Interaction Extraction
    T. Fayruzov, G. Dittmar, N. Spence, M. De Cock, A. Teredesai
    in: Proceedings of RCOMM2010 (RapidMiner Community Meeting), p.58-63, 2010

  63. Extending Boolean Regulatory Network Models with Answer Set Programming
    T. Fayruzov, J. Janssen, C. Cornelis, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of IDASB (workshop on Integrative Data Analysis in Systems Biology at BIBM2010), 2010

  64. Efficient Solving of Time-Dependent Answer Set Programs
    T. Fayruzov, J. Janssen, D. Vermeir, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of ICLP2010 (26th International Conference on Logic Programming), p. 64-73, 2010

  65. Born to Trade: a Genetically Evolved Keyword Bidder for Sponsored Search [PDF]
    M. Munsey, J. Veilleux, S. Bikkani, A. Teredesai, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of IEEE CEC at WCCI2010 (2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence), 2010

  66. Ranking Approaches for Microblog Search [PDF]
    R. Nagmoti, A. Teredesai, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of WI2010 (2010 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conference on Web Intelligence), p.153-157, 2010

  67. Bilattice-Based Aggregation Operators for Gradual Trust and Distrust
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, E. Herrera-Viedma
    in: Proceedings of FLINS2010 (9th International FLINS Conference on Foundations and Applications of Computational Intelligence), p.505-510, 2010

  68. Modeling Protein Interaction Networks with Answer Set Programming [PDF]
    T. Fayruzov, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, D. Vermeir
    in: Proceedings of BIBM2009 (IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine), p.99-105, 2009

  69. An Evolved Fuzzy Logic System for Fire Size Prediction
    A. Fowler, A. Teredesai, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of NAFIPS 2009 (28th North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Annual Conference), p.197-202, 2009

  70. General Fuzzy Answer Set Programs
    J. Janssen, S. Schockaert, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of WILF 2009 (8th International Workshop on Fuzzy Logic and Applications), p. 352-359, 2009

  71. Fuzzy Answer Set Programming with Literal Preferences
    J. Janssen, S. Schockaert, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of IFSA-EUSFLAT 2009 (Joint 13th IFSA World Congres and 6th Conference of EUSFLAT), p. 1347-1352, 2009

  72. Fuzzy Ants Clustering for Web People Search
    E. Lefever, T. Fayruzov, V. Hoste, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of WePS2 (2nd Web People Search Evaluation Workshop), workshop at WWW2009 (18th International World Wide Web Conference), 2009

  73. Answer Sets in a Fuzzy Equilibrium Logic
    S. Schockaert, J. Janssen, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of RR2009 (3rd International Conference on Web Reasoning and Rule Systems), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5837, p. 135-149, 2009

  74. Finite Satisfiability in Infinite-Valued Lukasiewicz Logic
    S. Schockaert, J. Janssen, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of SUM2009 (3rd International Conference on Scalable Uncertainty Management), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5785, p. 240-254, 2009

  75. Aggregation of Gradual Trust and Distrust
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, E. Herrera-Viedma
    in: Proceedings of EUROFUSE09 (EUROFUSE Workshop Preference Modelling and Decision Analysis), p. 259-264, 2009

  76. Trust- and Distrust-Based Recommendations for Controversial Reviews [PDF]
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, A. Teredesai
    in: Proceedings of WebSci'09 - Society On-line (2009 Web Science Conference), 2009

  77. A Comparative Analysis of Trust-Enhanced Recommenders for Controversial Items
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, A. Teredesai
    in: Proceedings of ICWSM2009 (3rd International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media), p. 342-345, 2009

  78. DEEPER: a Full Parsing Based Approach to Protein Relation Extraction
    T. Fayruzov, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, V. Hoste
    in: Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4973, Proceedings of EvoBio 2008 (6th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation, Machine Learning and Data Mining in Bioinformatics), p. 36-47, 2008

  79. Exploiting Grammatical Relations for Protein Relation Extraction and Role Labeling
    T. Fayruzov, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, V. Hoste
    in: Proceedings of DIR 2008 (2008 Dutch Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop), p. 37-44, 2008

  80. The Role of Syntactic Features in Protein Interaction Extraction
    T. Fayruzov, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, V. Hoste
    in: Proceedings of DTMBIO08 (ACM 2nd International Workshop of Data and Text Mining Methods in Bioinformatics), workshop at the ACM 17th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2008), p.61-68, 2008

  81. Fuzzy Argumentation Frameworks
    J. Janssen, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    in: Proceedings of IPMU 2008 (12th International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems), p. 513-520, 2008

  82. Compiling fuzzy answer set programs to fuzzy propositional theories
    J. Janssen, S. Heymans, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of ICLP2008 (24th International Conference on Logic Programming), p. 362-376, 2008

  83. Modelling Nearness and Cardinal Directions Between Fuzzy Regions
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of FUZZ-IEEE at WCCI2008 (2008 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence), p.1548-1555, 2008

  84. Acquiring Vague Temporal Information from the Web
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of WI-IAT Workshops 2008 (IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conferences on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology), p. 265-268, 2008

  85. Whom Should I Trust? The Impact of Key Figures on Cold Start Recommendations
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, A. Teredesai, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of ACM SAC 2008 (2008 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing), p. 2014-2018, 2008

  86. Getting Cold Start Users Connected in a Recommender System's Trust Network
    P. Victor, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, A. Teredesai
    in: Computational Intelligence in Decision and Control (D. Ruan, J. Montero, J. Lu, L. Martinez, P. D'hondt, E. E. Kerre, eds.), World Scientific, p.877-882, 2008

  87. Vaguely Quantified Rough Sets
    C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, A. Radzikowska
    in: Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4482, Proceedings of JRS2007 (2007 Joint Rough Set Symposium), p. 87-94, 2007

  88. Selection of Web Services with Imprecise QoS Constraints
    M. De Cock, S. Chung, O. Hafeez
    in: Proceedings of WI-2007 (2007 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conference on Web Intelligence), p.535-541, 2007

  89. Reasoning about Vague Topological Information
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of CIKM2007 (ACM 16th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management), p.593-602, 2007

  90. Neighborhood Restrictions in Geographic IR [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of SIGIR2007 (30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research & Development on Information Retrieval), p. 167-174, 2007

  91. Qualitative Temporal Reasoning about Vague Events [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of IJCAI'07 (20th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence), p. 569-574, 2007

  92. Computing Fuzzy Answer Sets Using dlvhex
    D. Van Nieuwenborgh, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    in: Proceedings of ICLP2007 (23th International Conference on Logic Programming), p. 449-450, 2007

  93. Supporting temporal question answering: strategies for offline data collection [PDF]
    D. Ahn, S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of ICoS-5 (5th International Workshop on Inference in Computational Semantics), 2006

  94. Fuzzy Spatial Relations between Vague Regions [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Systems (IEEE IS 2006), p. 221-226, 2006

  95. Towards Fuzzy Spatial Reasoning in Geographic IR Systems [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of GIR06 (Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval), Workshop at SIGIR2006 (29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research & Development on Information Retrieval), p. 34-36, 2006

  96. An Efficient Characterization of Fuzzy Temporal Interval Relations [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of the 2006 World Congres on Computational Intelligence, p. 9026-9033, 2006

  97. Reflections on Modelling Vagueness in Description Logics
    S. Schockaert, P. Victor, G.J. Houben, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW2006), Workshop at the 5th International Semantic Web Conference, 2006

  98. Enhanced Recommendations Through Propagation of Trust and Distrust [PDF]
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of Adaptation and Personalisation for e-Business Intelligence, Workshop at the IEEE/ACM/WI Conference on Web Intelligence, p. 263-266, 2006

  99. Towards a Provenance-Preserving Trust Model in Agent Networks [PDF]
    P. Victor, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, P. Pinheiro da Silva
    in: Proceedings of Models of Trust for the Web (MTW'06), Workshop at the 15th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2006), ISBN 085432853X, 2006

  100. Fuzzy Rough Set Based Web Query Expansion [PDF]
    M. De Cock, C. Cornelis
    in: Proceedings of Rough Sets and Soft Computing in Intelligent Agent and Web Technology, International Workshop at WIIAT2005 (2005 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology), p. 9-16, 2005

  101. Intuitionistic Fuzzy Relational Images [PDF]
    M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, E. E. Kerre
    in: Computational Intelligence for Modelling and Predictions (S. K. Halgamuge, L. Wang, eds.), Studies in Computational Intelligence 2, Springer-Verlag, p. 129-146, 2005

  102. Representing Reliability and Hesitation in Possibility Theory: A General Framework
    C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Applications and Science in Soft Computing (A. Lotfi, J. M. Garibaldi, eds.), Advances in Soft Computing , Springer-Verlag, p. 127-132, 2004

  103. A Clear View on Quality Measures for Fuzzy Association Rules
    M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of FSSCEF 2004 (International Conference on Fuzzy Sets and Soft Computing in Economics and Finance), p. 54-61, 2004

  104. Fuzzy Rough Sets: Beyond the Obvious [PDF]
    M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of FUZZ-IEEE2004 (2004 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems), Volume 1, p. 103-108, 2004

  105. Efficient Clustering with Fuzzy Ants [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, E. E. Kerre
    in: Applied Computational Intelligence (D. Ruan, P. D'hondt, M. De Cock, M. Nachtegael, E. E. Kerre, eds.), World Scientific, p. 195-200, 2004

  106. Fuzzy Association Rules: a Two-Sided Approach [PDF]
    M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of FIP2003 (International Conference on Fuzzy Information processing: Theories and Applications), p. 385-390, 2003

  107. Linguistic Hedges in an Intuitionistic Fuzzy Setting
    C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of FSKD'02 (1st International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery), Volume I, p. 101-105, 2002

  108. Assessing Degrees of Possibility and Certainty within an Unreliable Environment
    C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of RASC2002 (4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Soft Computing), p. 194-199 (CD-ROM), 2002

  109. Intuitionistic Fuzzy Relational Calculus: an Overview
    C. Cornelis, G. Deschrijver, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of IS'2002 (First International IEEE Symposium Intelligent Systems), Volume I, p. 340-345, 2002

  110. A Fuzzy-Rough Approach to the Representation of Linguistic Hedges
    M. De Cock, A. Radzikowska, E. E. Kerre
    in: Technologies for Constructing Intelligent Systems I (B. Bouchon-Meunier, J. Gutierrez-Rios, L. Magdalena, R. R. Yager, eds.), Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing 89, Springer-Verlag, p. 33-42, 2002

  111. A Fuzzy Set Theoretical Approach to the Automatic Generation of Absenteeism Analyses in Natural Language [PDF]
    N. du Bois, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre, R. Babu ka
    in: Proceedings of IPMU 2002 (9th International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems), Volume III, p. 1961-1968, 2002

  112. Fuzzy Set Theory: a Useful Interlingua?
    C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, D. Botteldooren, E. E. Kerre
    in: Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information Engineering Systems & Allied Technologies (N. Baba, L.C. Jain, R.J. Howlett, eds.), Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications 69, IOS Press, p. 1137-1141, 2001

  113. Fuzzy Hedges: a Next Generation [PDF]
    M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of the ESSLLI 2001 Student Session (13th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information), p. 59-70, 2001

  114. The Representation of Linguistic Hedges using Fuzzy Relational Calculus
    M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of Joint 9th IFSA World Congres and 20th NAFIPS International Conference, Vol. 3, p. 1608-1613, 2001

  115. Approximate Equality is no Fuzzy Equality [PDF]
    M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of EUSFLAT2001 (International Conference European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology), p. 369-371, 2001

  116. Modelling Linguistic Hedges by L-Fuzzy Modifiers
    M. De Cock, Zabokrstky, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of CIMCA'2001 (International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling Control and Automation), p. 64-72 (CD-ROM), 2001

  117. Soft Computing Techniques for Speech Recognition
    M. Nachtegael, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of CBGIST'2001 (Atlantic Symposium on Computational Biology and Genome Information Systems and Technology), Association for Intelligent Machinery Inc., p. 205-209, 2001

  118. Fuzzy Relational Images in Computer Science
    M. Nachtegael, M. De Cock, D. Van Der Weken, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of RELMICS'6 (6th International Workshop on Relational Methods in Computer Science), p. 156-170, 2001

  119. Modelling Linguistic Expressions Using Fuzzy Relations
    M. De Cock, U. Bodenhofer, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings IIZUKA2000 (6th International Conference on Soft Computing), (CD-ROM), p. 353-360, 2000

  120. A New Class of Fuzzy Modifiers
    M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of ISMVL2000 (30th IEEE International Symposium on Multiple-Valued Logic), IEEE Computer Society, p. 121-126, 2000

  121. Modelling Linguistic Modifiers Using Fuzzy-Rough Structures
    M. De Cock, A. Radzikowska, E. E. Kerre
    in: Proceedings of IPMU 2000 (8th International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems), Volume III, p. 1735-1742, 2000

  122. Images under Fuzzy Relations : a Master-Key to Fuzzy Applications
    M. De Cock, M. Nachtegael, E. E. Kerre
    in: Intelligent Techniques and Soft Computing in Nuclear Science and Engineering (D. Ruan, H. A. Abderrahim, P. D hondt, E. E. Kerre, eds.), World Scientific, p. 47-54, 2000

  123. Representing the Adverb Very in Fuzzy Set Theory
    M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of the ESSLLI99 Student Session (11th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information), (Amalia Todirascu, ed.), p. 223-232, 1999

Abstracts/Editorials/Posters

  1. Protecting Privacy of Users in Brain-Computer Interface Applications
    A. Agarwal, R. Dowsley, N. D. McKinney, D. Wu, C.-T. Lin, M. De Cock, A. Nascimento
    in: Proceedings of IEEE BigData2018 (2018 IEEE International Conference on Big Data), 2018

  2. Detecting Misogynous Tweets
    R. Ahluwalia, E. Shcherbinina, E. Callow, A. Nascimento, M. De Cock
    in: Ninth Annual Conference on New Directions in Analyzing Text as Data (TADA 2018), 2018

  3. Privacy-Preserving User Profiling with Facebook Likes
    S. Bhagat, K. Saminathan, A. Agarwal, R. Dowsley, M. De Cock, A. Nascimento
    in: Proceedings of IEEE BigData2018 (2018 IEEE International Conference on Big Data), 2018

  4. Secure Machine Learning with Personal Data
    M. De Cock
    in: 1st International Conference on Educational Data Mining and Applications, 2017

  5. Efficient Privacy-Preserving Scoring of Decision Trees, SVM and Logistic Regression Models
    M. De Cock, R. Dowsley, C. Horst, R. Katti, A. Nascimento, W.-S. Poon, S. Truex
    in: PSML2017 (Private and Secure Machine Learning), workshop at ICML 2017, 2017

  6. Privacy Preserving Machine Learning with EEG Data
    M. De Cock, R. Dowsley, N. McKinney, A. Nascimento, D. Wu
    in: PSML2017 (Private and Secure Machine Learning), workshop at ICML 2017, 2017

  7. A Word Graph Approach for Dictionary Detection and Extraction in DGA Domain Names
    M. Pereira, S. Coleman, M. De Cock, B. Yu, A. Nascimento
    in: Machine Learning and Computer Security Workshop, workshop at NIPS 2017, 2017

  8. Training Malicious Domain Name Classifiers with Real, Heuristically Labeled Data [PDF]
    B. Yu, D. Gray, M. De Cock, A. Nascimento
    in: LLD2017 (Learning with Limited Labeled Data), workshop at NIPS 2017, 2017

  9. Sequence Based Prediction of Hospital Readmissions [PDF]
    S. Agrawal, C.P. Hon, S. Garg, A. Sampath, S. Sushmita, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of ACM BCB 2016 (5th ACM International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics), p.489-490, 2016

  10. Fuzzy Answer Set Programming: from Theory to Practice
    M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of NAFIPS2016 (Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society), 2016

  11. Fast, Privacy Preserving Linear Regression over Distributed Datasets based on Pre-Distributed Data
    M. De Cock, R. Dowsley, A. C. A. Nascimento, S. C. Newman
    in: PMPML'16 (Private Multi-Party Machine Learning), workshop at NIPS (30th Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems), 2016

  12. Risk Stratification for Hospital Readmission of Heart Failure Patients: A Machine Learning Approach [PDF]
    C.P. Hon, M. Pereira, S. Sushmita, A. Teredesai, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of ACM BCB 2016 (5th ACM International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics), p.491-492, 2016

  13. Machine Learning Models for Surgical Site Infection Prediction [PDF]
    P. Mandagani, S. Coleman, A. Zahid, A. Pugel Ehlers, S. Basu Roy, M. De Cock
    in: AMIA KDDM-WG Symposium (American medical Informatics Association Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Working Group), 2016
    2nd place in 2016 AMIA KDDM-WG competition

  14. Network-based Prediction of Cancer Drug Response
    M. Mushthofa, M. De Cock, K. Marchal
    in: Posters of ECCB2016 (European Conference in Computational Biology), 2016

  15. On a graded version of "only knowing" and its relation to fuzzy autoepistemic logic and fuzzy modal logics
    M. Blondeel, T. Flaminio, S. Schockaert, Ll. Godo, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of 35th Linz Seminar on Fuzzy Set Theory, p.22-24, 2014

  16. A Distributed Machine Learning Framework for Multi-Factor Healthcare Cost Prediction
    M. De Cock, A. Teredesai, P. Ram, D. Hazel, J. Marquardt, R. Velamur, S. Basu Roy, V. Prasad
    in: Proceedings of W3PHI-2014 (the 1st AAAI Workshop on World Wide Web and Public Health Intelligence), workshop at AAAI2014, 2014

  17. Towards a Deeper Understanding of Nonmonotonic Reasoning with Degrees
    M. Blondeel, S. Schockaert, D. Vermeir, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of IJCAI2013 (23th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence), p.3205-3206, 2013

  18. Solving Satisfiability in Fuzzy Logics by Mixing CMA-ES
    T. Brys, M.M. Drugan, P.A.N. Bosman, M. De Cock, A. Nowe
    in: Proceedings of BNAIC2013 (25th BENELUX Conference on Artificial Intelligence), 2013

  19. How well do your Facebook status updates express your personality?
    G. Farnadi, S. Zoghbi, M.-F. Moens, M. De Cock
    in: Proceedings of BENELEARN2013 (22nd annual Belgian-Dutch Conference on Machine Learning), 2013

  20. Complexity of Infinitely Valued Lukasiewicz Possibilistic Modal Logics
    M. Blondeel, M. De Cock, T. Flaminio
    in: Book of Abstracts of UniLog 2013 (4th World Congress and School on Universal Logic), p.112-113, 2013

  21. Solving Satisfiability in Fuzzy Logics with Evolution Strategies
    T. Brys, Y.-M. De Hauwere, M. De Cock, A. Nowe
    in: Proceedings of BNAIC2012 (24th BENELUX Conference on Artificial Intelligence), 2012

  22. Crawling a Ground Truth Dataset for Ad Personalization
    G. Farnadi, S. Zoghbi, M.-F. Moens, M. De Cock
    in: Abstracts of LTCI2012 (5th AUGent Workshop on Language Technology and Computational Intelligence), p.7, 2012

  23. An ASP-based Simulation Method for Finding all Synchronous and Asynchronous Attractors in Genetic Regulatory Networks
    G. Torres, K. Marchal, Y. Van de Peer, M. De Cock
    in: 8th Student Council Symposium of ISCB (International Society for Computational Biology), 2012

  24. Predicting Long Term Behavior of Genetic Regulatory Networks with Answer Set Programming
    G. Torres, K. Marchal, Y. Van de Peer, M. De Cock
    in: BENELEARN & PMLS 2012 (21st edition of the annual Belgian-Dutch Conference on Machine Learning in conjunction with a workshop on Predictive Modeling for the Life Sciences), 2012

  25. Solving Fuzzy Answer Set Programs
    M. De Cock, J. Janssen, S. Schockaert, D. Vermeir
    in: WConSC'11 (World Conference on Soft Computing), 2011

  26. Using Parallel Corpora for Word Sense Disambiguation
    E. Lefever, V. Hoste, M. De Cock
    in: BNAIC2011 (23rd Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence), p.407-408, 2011

  27. Filtering Abstracts for Protein Interactions in PRISE
    G. Dittmar, T. Fayruzov, M. De Cock, A. Teredesai
    in: Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2010

  28. Information Extraction in PRISE
    T. Fayruzov, M. De Cock, A. Teredesai
    in: LTCI2010 (4th AUGent Workshop on Language Technology and Computational Intelligence), p.12, 2010

  29. Augmenting Microblog Search with Social Authority Ranking
    R. Nagmoti, A. Teredesai, M. De Cock
    in: ISNA2010 (30th International Sunbelt Social Network Conference), 2010

  30. PRISE - a PRotein Interaction Search Engine
    T. Fayruzov, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, V. Hoste, R. Hill, S. Lynch, A. Teredesai
    in: LTCI2009 (Third AUGent Workshop on Language Technology and Computational Intelligence), 2009

  31. Features for Protein Interaction Extraction: is More Always Better?
    T. Fayruzov, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, V. Hoste
    in: ATila'08 (Antwerp Tilburg Studies in Language Acquisition Workshop), 2008

  32. Grammatical Structures for Protein Interaction Extraction
    T. Fayruzov, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, V. Hoste
    in: LTCI2008 (Second AUGent Workshop on Language Technology and Computational Intelligence), p.14, 2008

  33. Solving Fuzzy Answer Set Programs with Fuzzy SAT Solvers
    J. Janssen, M. De Cock, D. Vermeir
    in: LTCI2008 (Second AUGent Workshop on Language Technology and Computational Intelligence), p.8, 2008

  34. Trust-Based Recommendations for Cold Start Users
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock, A. Teredesai
    in: LTCI2008 (Second AUGent Workshop on Language Technology and Computational Intelligence), p.9, 2008

  35. Protein Relation Extraction using Full Parsing Information
    T. Fayruzov, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis, V. Hoste
    in: ATila'07 (Antwerp Tilburg Studies in Language Acquisition Workshop), 2007

  36. Exploiting Vague Spatial Information in Geographic IR
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: DBDBD2006 (Dutch Belgian Database Day), 2006

  37. A Bilattice-based Trust Model for Personalizing Recommendations [PDF]
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock
    in: First Research Contact Day of the Computational Intelligence & Learning Doctoral School 2006

  38. Trust Propagation Operators in Social Network Analysis
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock
    in: Intelligent Systems for Data Mining and Information Processing, Workshop China-Flanders, Gent, p. 21, 2006

  39. Trust networks in recommender systems [PDF]
    P. Victor, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock
    in: ORBEL 20 (The Twentieth Conference on Quantitative Methods for Decision Making), p 78-79, 2006

  40. Extracting, Representing, and Grounding Events for Temporal Question Answering
    D. Ahn, S. Schockaert, M. De Rijke, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: CLIN2005 (16th Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands), 2005

  41. Guest Editorial of Special Issue dedicated to the 60th birthday of Etienne E. Kerre
    C. Cornelis, M. De Cock
    Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems 16(4), p. 239-303, 2005 (listed in SCI)

  42. Towards Intuitionistic Fuzzy Relational Webs of Trust and Distrust [PDF]
    M. De Cock, P. Pinheiro da Silva
    in: Workshop of Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets and Other Extensions/Applications of Fuzzy Sets, p.15-16, 2005

  43. Reasoning with Fuzzy Time Intervals [PDF]
    S. Schockaert, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Workshop of Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets and Other Extensions/Applications of Fuzzy Sets, p.8-9, 2005

  44. Backstage with Support and Confidence in Fuzzy Association Rules
    C. Cornelis, M. De Cock
    in: On Methods and Applications of Knowledge Discovery to Support Intelligent Business Decisions, Workshop China-Flanders, Hasselt, p.5, 2004

  45. Taxonomies for Fuzzy Association Rules: the Making of
    M. De Cock, C. Cornelis
    in: On Methods and Applications of Knowledge Discovery to Support Intelligent Business Decisions, Workshop China-Flanders, Hasselt, p.6, 2004

  46. The Need for Fuzzy Association Rules: Myths and Reality
    M. De Cock, H. Verlinde
    in: DBDBD2004 (Dutch Belgian Database Day), 2004

  47. Performing Region Detection Using Simple Fuzzy Agents
    Y. Asfaw, M. Spielberg, E. Madariaga, M. De Cock
    in: BISC2003 FLINT-CIBI International Joint Workshop on Soft Computing for Internet and Bioinformatics, p. 46, 2003

  48. Constructing Fuzzy Thesauri for the WWW
    M. De Cock, S. Guadarrama, M. Nikravesh
    in: BISC2003 FLINT-CIBI International Joint Workshop on Soft Computing for Internet and Bioinformatics, p. 67, 2003

  49. Pruning Fuzzy Ontologies
    A. Kolobov, D. Kuo, M. De Cock, M. Nikravesh
    in: BISC2003 FLINT-CIBI International Joint Workshop on Soft Computing for Internet and Bioinformatics, p. 67, 2003

  50. Opening and Closure Operators of Fuzzy Preorderings: Basic Properties and Applications to Fuzzy Rule-Based Systems
    U. Bodenhofer, M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Abstracts 21st Linz Seminar on Fuzzy Set Theory, p.29-30, 2000

  51. Linguistic Modifiers: the Horizon Approach [PDF]
    M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: Belgium/Fuzzy 2 Workshop, 2000

  52. Rose and TiMBL: a Match Made in Heaven [PDF]
    M. De Cock, E. E. Kerre
    in: CLIN2000, (16th Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands), p. 9, 2000