SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

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Books

T. Munakata. Fundamentals of the New Artificial Intelligence: Neural, Evolutionary, Fuzzy and More, Texts in Computer Science, Springer, 1998 (1st Ed.), 2008 (2nd Ed.).

T. Munakata. Matrices and Linear Programming with Applications, Holden-Day, 1979.


Selected journal articles since 1994

M. Aono, Song-Ju Kim, M. Hara and T. Munakata, "Amoeba-inspired Tug-of-War Algorithms for Exploration-Exploitation Dilemma in Extended Bandit Problem,," BioSystems, 117, 2014, pp. 1-9.

 

A. Fadlalla and T. Munakata, "Constraint violations in stochastically-generated data: Detection and correction strategies,” Scientific World Journal, vol. 2014, doi:10.1155/2014/370656.  

 

T. Munakata, M. Aono and M. Hara, "Amoeba-Based Knowledge Discovery," International Journal of Computational Science, 4, 5, 2010, pp. 453-462.

T. Munakata, J. Takahashi, M. Sekikawa and K. Aihara, "Chaos Computing: A Unified View," International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems, 25, 1, 2010, pp. 3-16.

M. Aono, M. Hara, K. Aihara and T. Munakata, "Amoeba-Based Emergent Computing: Combinatorial Optimization and Autonomous Meta-Problem Solving," International Journal of Unconventional Computing, 6, 2, 2010, pp. 89-108.

T. Munakata and R. Bartak, "Logic Programming for Combinatorial Problems, "Artificial Intelligence Review, Published online: November 2009, DOI 10.1007/s10462-009-9150-5; published hardcopy: 33, 1, 2010, pp. 135-150.

I. Sikder and T. Munakata. "Application of Rough Set and Decision Tree for Characterization of Premonitory Factors of Low Seismic Activity," Expert Systems with Applications, 36, 1, January 2009, pp. 102-110.

T. Munakata. "Guest Editor's Introduction," in the Special Issue "Beyond Silicon: New Computing Paradigms," Communications of the ACM, 50, 9, September 2007, pp. 30-34.
Also appeared in "Guest Editor's Introduction," Communications of the ACM, Japanese Edition, 7, 3, 2007, pp. 4-7.

D.W.M. Marr and T. Munakata, "Micro-/Nanofluidic Computing," Communications of the ACM, 50, 9, September 2007, pp. 64-68.
Also appeared in "Micro-/Nanofluidic Computing," Communications of the ACM, Japanese Edition, 7, 3, 2007, pp. 36-39.

T. Munakata, "Personal View on AI, Rough Set Theory and Professor Pawlak," Transactions on Rough Sets VI, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) 4374, Springer, Berlin, 2007, pp. 247-252.

T. Munakata and R. Bartak, "Combinatorics in Logic Programming: Implementations and Applications," International Journal of Information Technology and Intelligent Computing, 1, 2, 2006, pp. 419-428.

T. Munakata and A. Fadlalla, "Constraint Isomorphism and the Generation of Stochastic Data," IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers) Transactions, 38, 5, May 2006, pp. 437-444.

T. Vestad, D.W.M. Marr and T. Munakata, "Flow Resistance for Microfluidic Logic Operations," Applied Physics Letters, 84, 25, June 21, 2004, pp. 5074-5075 (Cover article). (Also featured in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, 9, 24, June 21, 2004; Technology Research News; and Slashdot).

T. Munakata, S. Sinha and W. Ditto, "Chaos Computing: Implementation of Fundamental Logical Gates by Chaotic Elements," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Part I, 49, 11, November, 2002, pp. 1629-1633.

S. Sinha, T. Munakata and W. Ditto, "Flexible Parallel Implementation of Logic Gates Using Chaotic Elements," Physical Review E, 65, March, 2002, 036216, pp. 1-9.

S. Sinha, T. Munakata and W. Ditto, "Parallel Computing with Extended Dynamical Systems," Physical Review E, 65, March, 2002, 036214, pp. 1-7.

B. Mak and T. Munakata, "Rule Extraction from Expert Heuristics: A Comparative Study of Rough Sets with Neural Networks and ID3,"European Journal of Operational Research, 136, 1, Jan. 2002, pp. 212-229.

T. Munakata. "Guest Editor's Introduction," in the Special Section "Knowledge Discovery," Communications of the ACM, 42, 11, Nov., 1999, pp. 26-29.
Also appeared in "Guest Editor's Introduction," Communications of the ACM, Japanese Edition, 1, 1, Feb., 2000, pp. 1-3.

T. Munakata. "Notes on Implementing Fuzzy Sets in Prolog," Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 98, 3, Sept., 1998, pp. 311-317.

H.A. Simon (a 1978 Nobel laureate) and T. Munakata. "Kasparov vs. Deep Blue: The Aftermath - AI Lessons," Communications of the ACM, 40, 8, Aug., 1997, pp. 23-25.

T. Munakata. "Thoughts on Deep Blue vs. Kasparov," Communications of the ACM, 39, 7, July, 1996, pp. 91-92.

T. Munakata. "Guest Editor's Introduction," in the Special Issue "New Horizons in Commercial and Industrial AI," Communications of the ACM, 38, 11, Nov., 1995, pp. 28-31.

W. Ditto and T. Munakata. "Chaotic Systems: Principles and Applications," Communications of the ACM, 38, 11, Nov., 1995, pp. 96-102.

B. Manaris, R. Aiken, Cris Koutsougeras, T. Munakata, and M. Valtorta. Report on the ACM CAC95 Panel: "Artificial Intelligence: Finally in the Mainstream?" SIGART Bulletin, 6, 3, July 1995, pp. 7-11.

T. Munakata. "Guest Editor's Introduction," in the Special Issue "Commercial and Industrial AI Applications," Communications of the ACM, 37, 3, March, 1994, pp. 23-25.

T. Munakata and Yashvant Jani. "Fuzzy Systems: An Overview," Communications of the ACM, 37, 3, March, 1994, pp. 69-76.

T. Munakata, Y. Takefuji and H. Johansson. "Modified Hopfield-Tank Neural Networks Applied to the 'Unitized' Maximum Flow Problem," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Part I, 41, 2, Feb., 1994, pp. 174-176.


Selected proceeding articles since 1993

T. Munakata, M. Aono and M. Hara, "Amoeba-based knowledge discovery system," the third IEEE International Joint Conference on Computational Sciences and Optimization (CSO 2010), Huangshan (Yellow Mountain), Anhui, China, May 28-31, 2010, pp. 128-131.

T. Munakata, M. Aono and M. Hara, "Amoeba-based fuzzy computing for uncertain knowledge processing," the 12th International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-based Systems (IPMU 2008), Malaga, Spain, June 22-27, 2008, pp. 792-797.

T. Munakata and A. Fadlalla, "Constraint Isomorphism and Correction Algorithms for Violations," Sixth International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 07), July 16-20, 2007, Zurich, Switzerland, appeared in PAMM. Proc. Appl. Math. Mech., Wiley, 7 (2007), pp. 2010031-2010032.

T. Munakata, "Fuzzy Chaos Computing: A New Paradigm for Uncertain Knowledge Processing," the 11th International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-based Systems (IPMU 2006), Paris, France, July 2-7, 2006, pp. 1974-1981.

T. Munakata and Roman Bartak, "Combinatorics in Logic Programming: Applications and Implementations," the Eighth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing, ICAISC'06, Zakopane, Poland, June 25-29, 2006 (also appeared in International Journal of Information Technology and Intelligent Computing).

T. Munakata, D.W.M. Marr and Michael Kalafatis, "Micro-/NanoFluidic Computing and Its Applications to Blood Vessel Thrombus Formation Control," the 3rd International Symposium on Macro- and Supramolecular Architectures and Materials (MAM-06): Practical Nano-Chemistry and Novel Approaches, May 28 - June 1, 2006, Tokyo, Japan, p. 234.

T. Munakata and D.W.M. Marr, "Micro-/Nanofluidic Computing and Its Applications to Biomedicine," IASTED Biomedical Engineering 2005, Innsbruck, Austria, Feb. 16-18, 2005, pp. 519-523.

T. Munakata and S. Sinha. "Implementation of Fundamental Logical Gates by 1-D Chaotic Elements," COOL Chips VI, Yokohama, Japan, April 16-18, 2003.

T. Munakata and Zdzislaw Pawlak. "Rough Control: Application of Rough Set Theory to Control," EUFIT '96 - the Fourth European Congress on Intelligent Techniques and Soft Computing, Aachen, Germany, Sept. 2-5, 1996, pp. 209-218.

T. Munakata. "Commercial and Industrial AI and a Future Perspective on Rough Sets," in Soft Computing: the Third International Workshop on Rough Sets and Soft Computing, T.Y. Lin and A.M. Wildberger (Eds.), the Society of Computer Simulation, San Diego, CA, 1995, pp. 219-222.

T. Munakata and David J. Hashier. "A Genetic Algorithm Applied to the Maximum Flow Problem," the Fifth International Conference on Genetic Algorithms 1993, Urbana-Champaign, IL, July 17-22, 1993, pp. 488-493.


Recent book chapters

T. Munakata. "Exploring the Future in Laboratory Design," in The Latest in Laboratory Design, Maruzen, 2003, pp. 14-18 (in Japanese).

T. Munakata. "Rough Control: A Perspective," in T.Y. Lin and N. Cercone (Eds.), Rough Sets and Data Mining: Analysis of Imprecise Data, Kluwer Academic, 1997, pp. 77-88.