Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Pod Vodárenskou věží 4, 182 08 Praha, Czech Republic

tel.: +420 266 052 411, +420 266 052 400, fax: +420 286 890 449

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- position: research fellow
- tel. +420 597 460 234

2001 Professor at Masaryk University, Brno

from 1995 University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, professor and director of the Institute for Research and Applications of Fuzzy Modeling and Department of Mathematics

1995 Associate Professor at Palacký University, Olomouc

1995 DSc. (Doctor of Sciences) in computer science at Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw

1984-1995 Institute of Geonics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Senior Scientist

1982 post-gradual course in theoretical cybernetics at Charles University in Prague

1975-1984 Automation of Management of Ostrava Coal Basin, programmer, system engineer, head of the department of information systems

1975 Mgr. (M.Sc.) in System engineering at Mining Technical University, Ostrava

- mathematical fuzzy logic, approximate reasoning,
- modeling of natural language semantics,
- fuzzy control and applications of fuzzy logic.

Author or co-author of about 200 scientific works.

- Novák, V.: Fuzzy Sets and Their Applications, SNTL Publishing House, Prague, 1986 and 1990 (in Czech), Adam-Hilger, Bristol 1989. Awarded a price of the Czech Literal Fund in Prague, 1987.
- Novák, V.: The Alternative Mathematical Model of Linguistic Semantics and Pragmatics, Plenum Publishing Corporation, New York in 1992
- Novak, V., Perfilieva I. and J. Mockor: Mathematical Principles of Fuzzy Logic, Kluwer, Boston/Dordrecht 1999.
- Foundations of Fuzzy Modeling. BEN, Prague 2000 (in Czech).
- Novák, V., Ramík, J., Mareš, M., Černý, M., Nekola, J. (eds.), Fuzzy Approach to Reasoning and Decision Making. Kluwer, Dordrecht 1992, Academia, Praha 1992.
- Novák, V. and I. Perfilieva (eds.): Discovering theWorld With Fuzzy Logic. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg 2000, 555 pp. (Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, Vol. 57)

Known more than 200 citations of his books and papers.

- General chair of the organizing committee of the International Symposium on Fuzzy Approach to Reasoning and Decision Making, Bechyně (Czech Republic) in 1990
- General chair of the VIIth IFSA'97 World Congress in Prague, June 25- 29, 1997.
- Guest editor of special issues of international journals (Int. Journal of General Systems, 1991 and 1997, Int. Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence, 1997, Soft Computing 2002).
- Member of many program committees of international conferences (each year about 2-5).
- Member of editorial boards of the following journals
- Soft Computing
- 2. Fuzzy Sets and Systems
- 3. International Journal of Applied Non-Classical Logics
- Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science

- Invited to Germany, Poland, Hungary, Austria, USA, Italy, Finland, Ko- rea, Japan, Russia, China, Netherlands for lectures and research stays. Visiting professor in the Universities of Trento and Catania in Italy.
- Member of the Society of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists, Czech Cybernetic Society, European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology (EUSFLAT). His name is also included in Marqui's Who is Who in the World.

- Novák, V., Lehmke, S.: Logical Structure of Fuzzy IF-THEN rules. Fuzzy Sets and Systems (to appear).
- Novák, V.: On fuzzy type theory. Fuzzy Sets and Systems 149(2005), 235-273.
- Novák V.: Fuzzy type theory as higher order fuzzy logic. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies. Assumption University of Bangkok, Bangkok 2005, pp. 21-26.
- Novák V.: Perception-based logical deduction. In: Computational Intelligence, Theory and Applications. (Reusch B. ed.). ( Advances in Soft Computing. 2). Springer, Berlin 2005, pp. 237-250.
- Novák, V.: Perception-Based Logical Deduction. In: Reusch, B. (Ed.): Computational Intelligence, Theory and Applications. Springer, Heidelberg 2005, 237-250.
- Novák, V. and Perfilieva, I.: On the Semantics of Perception-Based Fuzzy Logic Deduction. Int. Journal of Intelligent Systems 19(2004), 1007-1031
- Novák, V.: Fuzzy logic deduction with words applied to ancient sea level estimation. In: Demicco, R. and Klir, G.J. (Eds), Fuzzy logic in geology. Academic Press, Amsterdam 2003, 301-336.
- Hájek, P. and Novák, V., The Sorites paradox and fuzzy logic. Int. J. of General Systems 32(2003), 373-383.
- Novák, V.: Descriptions in Full Fuzzy Type Theory. Neural Network World 13(2003), 5, 559-569.
- Novák, V.: Models and submodels of fuzzy theories. In: Bouchon-Meunier, B., Foulloy, L. and R. R. Yager: Intelligent Systems for Information Processing: From Representation to Applications. Elsevier Amster- dam 2003, 363-373.
- Bělohlávek, R. and V. Novák: Learning Rule Base of the Linguistic Expert Systems. Soft Computing 7(2002), 79-88.
- Novák, V.: Joint consistency of fuzzy theories. Mathematical Logic Quaterly 48(2002), 4, 563-573
- Novák, V.: Antonyms and Linguistic Quantifiers in Fuzzy Logic. Fuzzy Sets and Systems 124(2001), 335-351.
- Novák, V. and I. Perfilieva: The principles of fuzzy logic: its mathematical and computational aspects. In: DiNola, A., Gerla, G.(Eds), Lectures on Soft Computing and Fuzzy Logic, Springer, Heidelberg 2001, 189-238.
- Gottwald, S. and V. Novák: An Approach Towards Consistency Degrees of Fuzzy Theories. Int. J. of General Systems 29(2000), 499-510.
- Novák, V. and J. Kovář: Linguistic IF-THEN Rules in Large Scale Ap- plication of Fuzzy Control. In: Da Ruan and E. E. Kerre (Eds.): Fuzzy If-Then Rules in Computational Intelligence: Theory and Applications. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston 2000, 223-241.
- Novák, V.: Formal Theories in Fuzzy Logic. In: Dubois, D., Klement, E. P. and H. Prade (Eds): Fuzzy Sets, Logics, and Reasoning about Knowledge, Kluwer, Dordrecht 1999, 213-235.
- Novák, V.: Weighted inference systems. In: J. C. Bezdek, D. Dubois and H. Prade (eds.): Fuzzy Sets in Approximate Reasoning and Information Systems. Handbooks of Fuzzy Sets Series, Vol. 3. Kluwer, Boston 1999, 191-241.
- Novák, V: Open Theories, Consistency and Related Results in Fuzzy Logic. Int. J. of Approximate Reasoning 18(1998), 191-200.
- Novák, V.: Fuzzy Logic. In: D. Gabbay, Ph. Smets, Handbook of Defea- sible Reasoning and Uncertainty Management Systems. Kluwer, Dordrecht 1998, 75-109.
- Klawonn, F. and V. Novák: The Relation between Inference and Interpolation in the Framework of Fuzzy Systems. Fuzzy Sets and Systems 81(1996), 331354.
- Novák, V.: Paradigm, Formal Properties and Limits of Fuzzy Logic. Int. J. of General Systems 24(1996), 377-405.