Journal of Uncertain Systems

Published by print and online quarterly, England, UK

ISSN: 1752-8909 ( print )

ISSN: 1752-8917 (online)

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Welcome to JUS, Journal of Uncertain Systems

Journal of Uncertain Systems (JUS) is aimed to publish original research related to uncertain systems with mathematical description, including mathematical theory of uncertainty, optimization methodology under uncertainty, as well as applications in artificial intelligence, machine learning and knowledge discovery. By uncertainty, we mean fuzziness, randomness as well as twofold uncertainty. Some typical topics covered by JUS include but not limit to:
    (1) Fuzzy logic/ Fuzzy Set/ Type-2 Fuzzy Set/Rough Set;
    (2) Possibility Theory/Credibility Theory /Random Fuzzy Theory;
    (3) Stochastic Programming/Fuzzy Programming/Uncertain Programming;
    (4) Multi-Stage Fuzzy Programming/Fuzzy Multilevel Programming;
    (5) Probabilistic Reasoning/Fuzzy Reasoning;
    (6) Artificial Intelligence/ Pattern Recognition;
    (7) Machine Learning/Neural Network;
    (8) Data Mining/Knowledge Discovery.



ISSN: 1752-8909 (print), 1752-8917 (online), Quarterly

Published by World Academic Union (World Academic Press), England, UK

Edited by International Committee of Uncertain Systems, WAU


Publication Ethics

The publication ethics standards of Journal of Uncertain Systems (JUS) include the following several aspects.

1. Plagiarism   JUS is committed to publishing only original work, that is, the work that has neither been published elsewhere, nor is under review elsewhere. Papers submitted to JUS that are identified to have been plagiarized from a paper by other authors will suffer the sanctions of plagiarism.

2. Duplication Submission   Papers submitted to JUS that are identified to have been published elsewhere, or to be under review elsewhere, will suffer the sanctions of duplicate submission/publication. If authors submit a new paper based on their own previously published work, or work that is currently under review, they should cite their previous work and indicate how their new paper provides novel contributions/findings that are different from their previously work.

3. Data Fabrication or Falsification   Papers submitted to JUS that are identified to have either fabricated or falsified computational results, will suffer the sanctions of data fabrication and falsification.

4. Redundant Submissions   Papers submitted to JUS that are identified to have the inappropriate division of research results into several submitted manuscripts, will suffer the sanctions of redundant submissions.

5. Citation Manipulations   Papers submitted to JUS that are identified to involve citations whose primary purposes are to increase the number of citations to a given author’s work, or to papers published in a particular journal, will suffer the sanctions of citation manipulation.

6. Sanctions   Papers submitted to JUS that are found to violate any one of the above described items, the authors in the infringing paper will suffer the following sanctions:

(1) Rejection of the infringing paper.

(2) Prohibition against all of the authors in the infringing paper for any new submissions to JUS. This prohibition will be imposed for at least two years.

(3) Prohibition against all of the authors in the infringing paper from serving on the Editorial Board of JUS. This prohibition will be imposed always.

(4) In the cases that the violations are found to be particularly serious, the publisher World Academic Union reserves the right to impose additional sanctions beyond to items (1), (2) and (3) specified above.


Editorial Board


Editorial office:

    Uncertainty Theory Laboratory
    Department of Mathematical Sciences
    Tsinghua University
    Beijing 100084, CHINA


Editor in Chief: 

Yan-Kui LIU
    College of Mathematics & Computer Science
    Hebei University
    Baoding 071002, CHINA

Co-Editor in Chief:

Jin-Wu GAO
    Uncertain Systems Lab, School of Information
    Renmin University of China, Beijing 100872, China


Advisory Editor:

    Shu-Cherng Fang
    North Carolina State University, USA

    Baoding Liu
    Tsinghua University, China

    Hung T. Nguyen
    New Mexico State University, USA


Associate Editor:

Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier

University of Paris 6, France



Giulianella Coletti

Universitą di Perugia, Italy



Shyi-Ming Chen

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology



Liya Ding

National University of Singapore, Singapore



Mitsuo Gen

Waseda University, Japan



Kaoru Hirota

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan



Janusz Kacprzyk

Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland



Vladik Kreinovich

University of Texas at El Paso, USA



Claude Langrand

University of Sciences and Technology of Lille, France



Kwang Hyung Lee

KAIST, Korea



E. Stanley Lee

Kansas State University, USA



Pingke Li

Tsinghua University, China



Xiang Li

Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China



Zhi-Qiang Liu

City University of Hong Kong



Vincenzo Loia

University of Salerno via S. Allende, Italy



M.K. Luhandjula

University of South Africa



Carmen De Maio

University of Salerno Via Giovanni Paolo II, Italy



Masao Mukaidono

Meiji University, Japan



Enrique Miranda

University of Oviedo, Spain



Sadaaki Miyamoto

University of Tsukuba, Japan



Vilem Novak

University of Ostrava, Czech Republic



Witold Pedrycz

University of Alberta, Canada



Jin Peng

Huanggang Normal University, China



Irina Perfilieva

University of Ostrava, Czech Republic



Dan Ralescu

University of Cincinnati, USA



Romano Scozzafava

University La Sapienza, Italy



Ruiqing Zhao

Tianjin University, China


Yuanguo Zhu

Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China

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