Nele Verbiest

Contact


Ghent University
Dept. of Applied Mathematics & Computer Science
Krijgslaan 281 (Building S9, Room 40.09.120.28)
B-9000 Gent
Belgium

E-mail: Nele.Verbiest@UGent.be

Short biography


Nele Verbiest holds a M. Sc. degree in Mathematical Informatics (2010) and a Ph. D. in Computer Science (2014) both from Ghent University. Currently, she is working on a project funded by the Special Research Fund (BOF).
Ph.D. dissertation

Publications

Papers in international journals listed in SCI - Science Citation Index

  1. A Comprehensive Study of Implicator-Conjunctor Based and Noise-Tolerant Fuzzy Rough Sets: Definitions, Properties and Robustness Analysis
    L. D'eer, N. Verbiest, C. Cornelis, L. Godo
    Fuzzy Sets and Systems 275, p. 1-38, 2015 [PDF]

  2. Evolutionary Wrapper Approaches for Training Set Selection as Preprocessing Mechanism for Support Vector Machines: an Experimental Evaluation and Support Vector Analysis
    N. Verbiest, J. Derrac-Rus, C. Cornelis, S. Garcia, F. Herrera
    Applied Soft Computing Journal (2016) p. 10-22

  3. IFROWANN: Imbalanced Fuzzy-Rough Ordered Weighted Average Nearest Neighbor Classification
    E. Ramentol, S. Vluymans, N. Verbiest, Y. Caballero, R. Bello, C. Cornelis, F. Herrera
    IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems 23(5) p.1622-1637, 2015

  4. Preprocessing Noisy Imbalanced Datasets using SMOTE enhanced with Fuzzy Rough Prototype Selection[PDF]
    N. Verbiest, E. Ramentol, C. Cornelis, F. Herrera
    Applied Soft Computing 22, p. 511-517, 2014

  5. Multi-Adjoint Fuzzy Rough Sets: Definition, Properties and Attribute Selection[PDF]
    C. Cornelis, J. Medina, N. Verbiest
    International Journal of Approximate Reasoning 55, p. 412-426, 2014

  6. On the Use of Evolutionary Feature Selection for Improving Fuzzy Rough Set Based Prototype Selection [PDF]
    J. Derrac, N. Verbiest, S. García, C. Cornelis, F. Herrera
    Soft Computing 17(2), p. 223-238, 2013

  7. FRPS: a Fuzzy Rough Prototype Selection Method [PDF]
    N. Verbiest, C. Cornelis, F. Herrera
    Pattern Recognition 46(10), p. 2770-2782, 2013

  8. Enhancing the Trust-Based Recommendation Process with Explicit Distrust
    P. Victor, N. Verbiest, C. Cornelis, M. De Cock
    ACM Transactions on the Web 7(2), p. 6:1-6:19, 2013

  9. Trust and Distrust Aggregation Enhanced with Path Length Incorporation [PDF]
    N. Verbiest, C. Cornelis, P. Victor, E. Herrera-Viedma
    Fuzzy Sets and Systems 202, p. 61-74, 2012

Chapters in books

  1. Fuzzy-Rough Hybridization [PDF]
    M. Inuiguchi, W.Z. Wu, C. Cornelis, N. Verbiest
    in: Springer Handbook of Computational Intelligence (J. Kacprzyk, W. Pedrycz, eds.), Springer, p. 425-451, 2015

  2. N. Verbiest, K. Vermeulen, A. Teredesai
    Evaluation of Classification Methods
    In: Data Classification: Algorithms and Applications, Chapman and Hall
    Editor: Charu Aggarwal

Papers in proceedings

  1. Multi Threshold FRPS: A New Approach to Fuzzy Rough Set Prototype Selection
    N. Verbiest
    in: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Rough Sets and Current Trends in Soft Computing, p. 83-91, 2014

  2. Improving the -Precision and OWA Based Fuzzy Rough Set Models: Definitions, Properties and Robustness Analysis
    L. D'eer, N. Verbiest
    in: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Rough Sets and Current Trends in Soft Computing, p. 23-34, 2014

  3. Modelos de conjuntos difusos rugosos tolerantes al ruido: definiciones y propiedades [PDF]
    L. D'eer, N. Verbiest, C. Cornelis, L. Godo
    in: Proceedings of XVII Congreso Español sobre Tecnologías y Lógica Fuzzy (ESTYLF2014), p. 27-32, 2014.

  4. OWA-FRPS: A Prototype Selection method based on Ordered Weighted Average Fuzzy Rough Set Theory [PDF]
    N. Verbiest, C. Cornelis, F. Herrera
    in: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining and Granular Computing (RSFDGrC 2013), LNAI 8170, p. 180-190, 2013.

  5. Implicator-Conjunctor Based Models of Fuzzy Rough Sets: Definitions and Properties [PDF]
    L. D'eer, N. Verbiest, C. Cornelis, L. Godo
    in: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining and Granular Computing (RSFDGrC 2013), LNAI 8170, p. 169-179, 2013.

  6. Exploring Preprocessing Techniques for Prediction of Risk of Readmission for Congestive Heart Failure Patients
    N. Meadem, N. Verbiest, K. Zolfaghar, J. Agarwal, S. Chin, S. Basu Roy, A. Teredesai
    in: Proceedings of the Data Mining for Healthcare (DMH) Workshop at KDD 2013

  7. Risk-O-Meter: An Intelligent Healthcare Risk Calculater
    K. Zolfaghar, J. Agarwal, N. Verbiest, S. Chin, S. Basu Roy, A. Teredesai
    in: Proceedings of the KDD Demo-track at KDD 2013

  8. Quality, Frequency and Similarity Based Fuzzy Nearest Neighbor Classification
    N. Verbiest, C. Cornelis, and R. Jensen
    in: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE 2013)

  9. SMOTE-FRST: A new resampling method using fuzzy rough set theory [PDF]
    E. Ramentol, N. Verbiest, R. Bello, Y. Caballero, C. Cornelis, F. Herrera
    in: Proceedings of the 10th International FLINS Conference on uncertainty Modeling in Knowledge Engineering and Decision Making (FLINS2012), p. 800-805, 2012.

  10. Improving SMOTE with Fuzzy Rough Prototype Selection to Detect Noise in Imbalanced Classification Data
    N. Verbiest, E. Ramentol, C. Cornelis, F. Herrera
    in: Proceedings of the 13th Ibero-American Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IBERAMIA 2012), p. 169-178, 2012.

  11. SBFC: An Efficient Feature Frequency-Based Approach to Tackle Cross-Lingual Word Sense Disambiguation [PDF]
    D. Mourisse, E. Lefever, N. Verbiest, Y. Saeys, M. De Cock, C. Cornelis
    in: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue (TSD 2012), p. 248-255, 2012.

  12. Fuzzy Rough Positive Region-based Nearest Neighbour Classification [PDF]
    N. Verbiest, C. Cornelis, R. Jensen
    in: Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE2012), p. 1961-1967, 2012.

  13. Selección de Prototipos Basada en Conjuntos Rugosos Difusos [PDF]
    N. Verbiest, C. Cornelis, F. Herrera
    in: Proceedings of XVI Congreso Español sobre Tecnologías y Lógica Fuzzy (ESTYLF2012), p. 638-643, 2012.

  14. Multi-Adjoint Fuzzy Rough Sets [PDF]
    C. Cornelis, J. Medina Moreno, N. Verbiest
    in: Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Rough Set Theory (RST2011), 2011.

  15. Ordered Weighted Average Based Fuzzy Rough Sets [PDF]
    C. Cornelis, N. Verbiest, R. Jensen
    Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology (RSKT 2010), p. 78-85, 2010

  16. Strategies for Incorporating Knowledge Defects and Path Length in Trust Aggregation [PDF]
    N. Verbiest, C. Cornelis, P. Victor, E. Herrera-Viedma
    Proceedings of The 23rd International Conference on Industrial, Engineering and Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems (IEA/AIE 2010), p. 450-459, 2010

  17. Valued Constraint Satisfaction Problems Applied to Functional Harmony [PDF]
    N. Verbiest, C. Cornelis, Y. Saeys
    Proceedings of the 13th International Fuzzy Systems Association World Congress and 6th European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology Conference (IFSA/EUSFLAT 2009), p. 925-930, 2009

Abstracts

  1. Granularity-Based Instance Selection
    N. Verbiest, C. Cornelis, F. Herrera
    in: Proceedings of 20th Annual Belgian-Dutch Conference on Machine Learning, p. 101-103, The Hague, May 2011



Conferences

  1. JRS 2014, Granada-Madrid, Spain: Presenting author of "Multi Threshold FRPS: A New Approach to Fuzzy Rough Set Prototype Selection", workshop chair
  2. JRS 2013, Halifax, Canada: Presenting author of "OWA-FRPS: A Prototype Selection Method Based on Ordered Weighted Average Fuzzy Rough Set Theory"
  3. FUZZIEEE 2013, Hyderabad, India: Presenting author of "Quality, Frequency and Similarity Based Fuzzy Nearest Neighbor Classification"
  4. TSD 2012, Brno, Czech Republic: Presenting author of "SBFC: An Efficient Feature Frequency-Based Approach to Tackle Cross-Lingual Word Sense Disambiguation"
  5. WCCI 2012, Brisbane, Australia: Presenting author of "Fuzzy Rough Positive Region-based Nearest Neighbour Classification"
  6. ICML 2011, Bellevue, Washington
  7. Benelearn 2011, The Hague, The Netherlands: Poster presentation of "Granularity-Based Instance Selection"
  8. RSKT 2010, Beijing, China: Presenting author of "Ordered Weighted Average based Fuzzy Rough Sets"
  9. IEA/AIE 2010, Cordoba, Spain: Presenting author of "Strategies for Incorporating Knowledge Defects and Path Length in Trust Aggregation"
  10. IFSA/EUSFLAT 2009, Lisboa, Portugal: Presenting author of "Valued Constraint Satisfaction Problems Applied to Functional Harmony"
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