Books and chapters
    -  Data Mining in Finance
Scientific Discovery and
       Computational Cognition

   Presentations and Video
   Ontological Data Mining
    -  Approach
    -  Theory and methods
     - Comparisons with
      other methods

   Computational Cognition
    -  Prediction problem
    -  Mearsurement theory
    -  Probabilistic formal

    -  Induction problem
    -  Natural classification
   Cognitive models
    -  Functional systems

    -  Computer models
    -  Perception
    -  Financial forecasting
    -  Bioinformatics
    -  Medicine
    -  Forensic Accounting
    -  Other
   Lectures and school-book
    -  Evgenii Vityaev
    -  Boris Kovalerchuk


Last updated 07/05/2020



Department of Computer Science
Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7520, USA
Phone: (509) 963-1438
Fax: (509) 963-1449

Academic Background

M.S. Math, 1971, Novosibirsk University, Russia,
Ph.D. dual degree in Computer Science and Appl. Math, 1977, Academy of Science, USSR.

Work Experience

Central Washington University, Dept. of Computer Science;
Louisiana State University, Dept. of Industrial Engineering;
State University of New York, Dept. of Systems Science;
Tashkent University, Dept. of Computer Science and Math. (Former USSR).

Research and Teaching Interests

Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Fuzzy Systems and Control, Discrete Optimization, Scheduling, Operations Research, Simulation, Computer Architecture, Programming Languages.

Dr. Kovalerchuk published a book, five book chapters and more than sixty papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. His research has been supported by grants from the US National Research Council, Advanced Research & Development Activity (ARDA), National Imagery and Mapping Agency, Office of Naval Research, NASA, the International Science Foundation, International Research and Exchange Board, Austrian Cybernetics Society, Commission of European Community, Macarthur Foundation, and S. Scott Cancer Center.

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kovalerchuk is a member of Association for Computing Machinery, New York Academy of Sciences, the International Fuzzy Systems Association, Society for Computer Applications in Radiology, the International Artificial Intelligence in Education Society, North American Fuzzy Processing Society. Dr. Kovalerchuk lectured at several Universities and research laboratories in the USA, Germany, Holland, Austria, Italy, Russia, Eastern Europe, Israel, and South Korea.
Program committee member: 3rd and 4th International Conferences on Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience (1999, 2000);
1998 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC) and Intelligent Systems and Semiotics (ISAS);
CIRA'98, CIRA'99, 1999 IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation;
The 2001 International Conference on Imaging Science, Systems, and Technology (CISST'2001);
The 2002 International Conference on Imaging Science, Systems, and Technology (CISST'2002).

Representative Publications


Kovalerchuk, B., Vityaev E. Data Mining in Finance: Advances in Relational and Hybrid methods, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, London, Dordrecht, 2000.

Book chapters

Kovalerchuk, B., Vityaev E., Ruiz J.F. Consistent and Complete Data and "Expert" Mining in Medicine. In: Medical Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Springer, 2001, pp. 238-280.

Kovalerchuk, B. Current situation in foundations of fuzzy optimization. In: M. Delgado, J. Kacprzyk, J.-L. Verdegay and M.A. Vila (Eds.): Fuzzy Optimization: Recent Advances, Studies in Fuzziness, Physica-Verlag (Springer), Heidelberg, NY, 1994, pp.45-60.

Triantaphyllou, E., Kovalerchuk, B., Deshpande, A., Some recent developments of using logical analysis for inferring a Boolean function with few clauses. In: R. Barr, R. Helgason, L. Kennington (Eds.), Interfaces in Computer Science and Operations Research Series, Vol. 7, Kluwer, 1997, pp. 215-236. Abstract.

Kovalerchuk, B., Triantaphyllou, E., Ruiz, J.F. Monotonicity and logical analysis of data: a mechanism for evaluation of mammographic and clinical data. In: Computer applications to assist radiology, Symposia

Kovalerchuk, B. Optimal distribution of n jobs to m partially changeable processors. In: Application of optimization methods in planning and control. (Ed. L.V. Kantorovich), Moscow, 1980, pp. 245-253 (in Russian).

Web Publications

Vityaev, E., Kovalerchuk, B., Website “ Scientific Discovery”, 2003.

Kovalerchuk, B., Vityaev, E., Ruiz, J., Integrated consistent and complete “expert” and data mining, 2003.

Kovalerchuk, B., Vityaev, E., Yusupov, H. Symbolic Methodology in Numeric Data Mining: Relational Techniques for Financial Applications. Abstract, Computational Engineering, Finance, and Science, cs.CE/0208022, 20 p. 2002.

Kovalerchuk B., Sumner W. Correlating images from different sources, CWU, 2001.

Kovalerchuk, B., Vityaev E. Website "Data Mining in Finance", 2000.

Kovalerchuk, B., Comments on proposed Microsoft OLE DB for Data Mining standard, KDNuggets, 2000.


Kovalerchuk, B., Relational Text Mining and Visualization, In: Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information Engineering Systems and Allied Technologies, KES 2002. Eds. E. Damiani, R. Howlett, L. Jain, N. Ichalkaranje, IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2002, part 2, pp. 1549-1554.

Kovalerchuk, B., Vityaev. E., Correlation of complex evidences and link discovery. The Fifth International Conference on Forensic Statistics (Venice International University, Isola di San Servolo, Venice, Italy, Aug. 30-Sept.2, 2002), Venice, 2002. Abstract.

Kovalerchuk, B., Schwing J., Algebraic relational approach for geospatial feature correlation, In: Proceedings of International Conference on Imaging Science, Systems, and Technology (CISST'2002, June 24-27, 2002), Las Vegas, pp. 115-121, 2002.

Vityaev, E., Kovalerchuk, B. Inverse Visualization in Data Mining. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Imaging Science, Systems, and Technology, Eds.: H. R. Arabnia, Youngsong Mun, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, June 24-27, 2002, CSREA Press, v.1, 133-138

Vityaev E.E., OrlovYu.L., Vishnevsky O.V., Kovalerchuk B.Ya., Belenok A.S., Podkolodnii N.L., Kolchanov N.A. Knowledge Discovery for Gene Regulatory Regions Analysis. In: Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information Engineering Systems and Allied Technologies, KES 2002. Eds. E.Damiani, R. Howlett, L.Jain, N. Ichalkaranje, IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2002, part 1, pp. 487-491.

Kovalerchuk, B., Visualization and Decision-Making using Structural Information. In: Proceedings of International Conference on Imaging Science, Systems, and Technology (CISST'2001, June 25-28, 2001), Las Vegas, pp. 478-484.

Kovalerchuk, B., Schwing J. Mathematical support for combining geospatial data, In: Proceedings of International Conference on Imaging Science, Systems, and Technology (CISST'2001, June 25-28, 2001), Las Vegas, pp. 485-491.

Vityaev E.E., OrlovYu.L., Vishnevsky O.V., Kovalerchuk B.Ya., Belenok A.S., Podkolodnii N.L., Kolchanov N.A. Computer system "Gene Discovery" for functional annotation of DNA sequences. In: ECML'2001 Workshop “Machine Learning as Philosophy of Science”, Eds. K.B. Korb, H. Bensusan, Freiburg, Sept., 2001. p.1-11.

Kovalerchuk, B., Vityaev E., Ruiz J.F., Consistent Knowledge Discovery in Medical Diagnosis, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, (Special issue on Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery), vol. 19, N, 4, July/August 2000, pp. 26-37.

Kovalerchuk, B., Triantaphyllou, E, Ruiz, J., Torvik, V., Vityaev, E. The Reliability Issue of Computer-Aided Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Computers and Biomedical Research, 2000 Aug;33(4):296-313

Kovalerchuk, B., Todd C., Henderson D. Testing Neural Networks Using the Complete Round Robin Method, Proc. 5th Joint Conference on Information Sciences, February 27-March 3, 2000, Atlantic City, NJ, Association of Intelligent Machinery,  vol. 1, pp.823-827, 2000.

Kovalerchuk, B., Vityaev E. Comparison of relational methods, attribute-based methods and hybrid methods, Proc. 14th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control /Intelligent Systems and Semiotics ISIC/ISAS'99, September 15-17, 1999,  Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, pp.162-166, 1999.

Kovalerchuk, B., Vityaev E. Inductive Logic Programming for Discovering Financial Regularities, Workshop Data Mining in Finance, KDD 98, NY, 1998, Proc. "Data Mining in Finance", Springer, 2000 (in print).

Kovalerchuk, B., Vityaev E. Discovering Lawlike Regularities in Financial Time Series, Journal of Computational Intelligence in Finance, Vol.6, No.3, pp.12-26,1998.

Kovalerchuk B., Conner N., Ruiz J., Clayton J. Fuzzy logic for formalization of breast imaging lexicon and feature extraction. 4th Workshop on Digital Mammography, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 1998. AbstractAbstract (local)

Kovalerchuk, B., Ruiz J.F., Vityaev E., Fisher S. Prototype Internet consultation system for radiologists  Journal of Digital Imaging, vol. 11, n 3, Suppl., 1998, pp.22-26.Abstract

Kovalerchuk B., Kovalerchuk N. Object-Oriented Design and Multiresolution in Intelligent Control. Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC), IEEE, 1998.

Kovalerchuk, B., Triantaphyllou, E., Ruiz J., Clayton J.Fuzzy Logic in Computer-Aided Breast Cancer Diagnosis: Analysis of Lobulation, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, No. 11, pp. 75-85, 1997.

Kovalerchuk, B., Vityaev, E., Ruiz J. Design of Consistent System for Radiologists to Support Breast Cancer Diagnosis. Proc. of Joint International Conf. of Information Sciences, March 1-5, 1997, Research Triangle Park, NC, Duke University, 1997, Vol..2., pp.118-121.

Triantaphyllou, E., Kovalerchuk, B., Mann, L., Knapp G., Determining the most important criteria in maintenance decision making, Journal of quality in maintenance engineering, v. 3, n.1,1997, pp. 16-28.

Triantaphyllou, E., Kovalerchuk, B., Despande, A., Some Recent Developments of Using Logical Analysis for Inferring a Boolean Function With Few Clauses, In: R. Barr, R. Helgason, L. Kennington (Eds.), Interfaces in Computer Science and Operations Research Series, Vol 7, Kluwer, 1997, pp. 217-240.

Kovalerchuk, B., Context Spaces as Necessary Frames for Correct Approximate Reasoning. International Journal of General Systems, Vol 25(1), pp.61-80, 1996.

Kovalerchuk, B., Vityaev, E., Triantaphyllou, E. How can AI procedures become more effective for Manufacturing? In: Proc. of Workshop "Artificial Intelligence and Manufacturing", Sandia National Laboratories, AAAI Press, 1996, pp. 103-111. Abstract. Workshop report.

Vityaev, E., Kovalerchuk, B., Logical data analysis of structural objects. The Fourth International Conference on Computational Biology: Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology '96, June 12-15, 1996, St. Louis, Missouri.

Kovalerchuk, B., Triantaphyllou, E., Despande, A., Vityaev, E., Interactive Learning of Monotone Boolean Function. Information Sciences, Vol. 94, issue 1-4, 1996, pp. 87-118.

Kovalerchuk, B., Triantaphyllou, E., Ruiz J.F. and Clayton, J. Fuzzy logic in digital mammography: analysis of lobulation, Fifth IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, New Orleans, September 1996, pp. 1726-1731. Abstract.

Kovalerchuk, B. Second interpolation for fuzzy control, Fifth IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, New Orleans, September 1996, pp.150-155.

Kovalerchuk, B., Triantaphyllou, E., Vityaev, E., Monotone Boolean Function Learning Technique Integrated with User Interaction. Proc. of 12th International Conf. on Machine Learning, Workshop "Learning from Examples", Tahoe City, USA, 1995, pp. 41-48. Local copy

Kovalerchuk, B., Klir, G., Linguistic context spaces and modal logic for approximate reasoning and fuzzy-probability comparison. Proc. of Third International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis and NAFIPS'95, College Park, Maryland, 1995, IEEE Computer Society Press, 1995, Addendum, pp.a23-a28. Abstract.

Kovalerchuk, B., Advantages of Exact Complete Context for Fuzzy Control. International Joint Conference on Information Science, Duke University (USA), November 13-16, 1994, pp.448-449.

Kovalerchuk, B., Spaces of Linguistic Contexts: Concepts and Examples. Second European Congress on Intelligent Techniques and Soft Computing, Aachen, Germany, September 20-23, 1994, pp. 345-349.

Kovalerchuk, B., et al. Comparison of interpolations in fuzzy control. 2nd IFAC Workshop on Computer Software Structures Integrating AI/KBS Systems in Process Control, Lund, Sweden,1994, pp. 76-81.

Kovalerchuk, B., Interpretation for Fuzzy Rules in Expert Systems and Control Systems. First Workshop on Fuzzy Based Expert Systems, Sofia, Bulgaria,1994, pp.81-82.

Kovalerchuk,B., Berezin, S., Context for definition of fuzzy operations. First European Congress on Fuzzy and Intelligent Technologies, Aachen, 1993, pp. 1531-1536.

Kovalerchuk, B., Talianski, V., Comparison of empirical and computed values of fuzzy conjunction. Fuzzy sets and systems, v.46, 1992, pp. 49-53

Kovalerchuk, B. Yusupov, H., Why are believe functions effective? Consideration of examples. Cybernetics and Systems Research'92, Vol 1., World Scientific, 1992, pp.511-516.

Kovalerchuk, B., Shapiro, D., On the relation of the probability theory and the fuzzy sets foundations. Computers and Artificial Intelligence, v.7, 1988, pp. 385-396.