Enrique Ruspini, James Bezdek
IEEE Members: Free
Non-members: FreeDuration: 00:19:42
Enrique H. Ruspini, Director of the Collaborative Intelligent Systems Laboratory, European Centre for Soft Computing, Life IEEE Fellow, 2009 CIS Fuzzy Systems Pioneer Award, 2004 Neural Networks Society Meritorious Service Award. He is a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. Previously, he was a Principal Scientist with the Artificial Intelligence Center, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, USA. He has also held positions with the University of Buenos Aires, the University of Southern California, the UCLA Brain Research Institute, and Hewlett-Packard Laboratories. He is one the earliest contributors to the development of fuzzy set theory and its applications, having introduced its use to the treatment of numerical classification and clustering problems. He has also made significant contributions to the understanding of the foundations of fuzzy logic and approximate-reasoning methods. He is a First Fellow of the International Fuzzy Systems Association, a Fulbright Scholar, an European Union Marie Curie Fellow, and an SRI International Fellow. He is a former member of the IEEE Board of Directors and President (2001) of the IEEE Neural Networks Council.