PrefaceMinh Ngoc Nguyen and Jagath C. Rajapakse
Two_Stage support vector machines for protein
secondary structure prediction

1

Ajay Verma, Akif Ibragimov and Satheesh Ramachandran
Wavelet_Based neural net application for feature
detection and classification

19

Zhenqiu Liu and Hamparsum Bozdogan
RBF neural networks for classification using new kernel functions

41 
Sonja Petrovic_Lazarevic and Ajith Abraham
Hybrid fuzzy_linear programming approach for multi criteria
decision making problems

53

Giovanna Castellano, Ciro Castiello, Anna M. Fanelli
and Michele Giovannini
A neuro_framework for predicting ash properties in
combustion processes

69 
Ramdane Issolah and Yan_Qing Zhang
A fuzzy web intelligence application: web based fuzzy expert
agents for online learning evaluation

83

Sk Ahad Ali, Robert de Souza and Zahid Hossain
Intelligent product mix and material match in electronics
manufacturing

97

Rahmat Budiarto, Abdullah Zawawi Hj. Talib, Zaharin
Yusoff
and Masashi Yamada
An intelligent method for processing string in 3_D based on
its minimum energy

119 
Kaizar A. Amin, Armin R. Mikler and Venkatesan
Iyengar Prasanna
Dynamic agent population in agentbased distance vector routing

127 
Ajith Abraham, Ninan Sajith Philip and P. Saratchandran
Modeling chaotic behavior of stock indices using
intelligent paradigms

143

Dursun Delen and Satheesh Ramachandran
A hybrid approach to knowledge discovery from military
health systems

161

Srimanta Pal and Nikhil R. Pal
Connectionist Models for Approximate Solutions of Nonlinear
Equations in
One Variable

185

S. F. Shu, C. L. Pan, and C. T. Sun
Populationsplit Genetic Algorithm for Retrieval of Ultrafast Laser
Parameters

207 
YenChun Lin and JianNanChen
Z4: A New DepthSize Optimal Parallel Prefix Circuit With Small Depth

221 
Hongyong Zhao
Global Stability of Neural Network With Distributed Delays

237 
Noel Lopes and Bernardete Ribeiro
An Efficient Gradientbased Learning Algorithm Applied to Neural Networks
with Selective
Actuation Neurons

253

Bong Kyu Park
On Evaluation of Numerical Values of Definite Integrals

273 
R. K. Mohanty, P. L. Sachdev, and Navnit Jha
Tage Method For Nonlinear Singular Two Point Boundary Value Problem
Using A
Fourth Order Difference Scheme

281

C. S. Ryoo and R. P. Agarwal
Numerical Verification of Solutions for Generalized Obstacle Problems

297 
Zhiyue Zhang and Hong Wei
A Multistep Characteristic Finite Difference Method for a Class of Nerve
Conduction Equations

315

Edwin Tecarro and Mandri Obeyesekere
Bifurcation Phenomena Arising in the Cell Cycle

325 
N. Assimakis, S. Roulis, D.
Lainiotis
Recursive Solutions of the Discrete Time Riccati Equation

343 
J. C. Bezdek and R. J. Hathaway
Convergence of Alternating Optimization

351 
B. Lenze
A Backpropagation and Initialization Routine for Hyperbolic SigmaPi
Neural Networks

369

H. Cao, J. Yu, L. Kang, and R. I. Bob McKay
An Experimental Study of Some Control Parameters in Parallel Genetic
Programming

377

M. I. Soliman and S. G. Sedukhin
Matrix Bidiagonalization: Implementation and Evaluation on the Trident
Processor

395

M. D. Koulisianis and T. S. Papatheodorou
Pricing of American Options Using Linear Complementarity Formulation:
Methods and Their Evaluation

423

Y. Shi
On the Projected Descent Direction Methods for Solving Convex
Programming Problems

445

Z. Kamont and J. NewlinLukowicz
RungeKutta Bicharacteristic Methods for First Order Partial Functional
Differential Equations

457

M. M. Chawla
A New Linearly Implicit Trapezoidal Formula for Nonlinear Parabolic
Equations

475

N. D. Assimakis, E. Z. Psarakis, and D. G. Lainiotis
Steady State Kalman Filter: A New Approach

485 
Content of Volume 11

491

Author Index

495
