2017 Call for Applications/Nominations of
IRSS Fellowship and Senior Membership
The International Rough Set Society (IRSS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to scholarship in rough sets introduced during the early 1980s by Zdzisław Pawlak. Principal purpose of IRSS is to promote the study and exchange of ideas concerned with rough set theory, foundations, methods, as well as their extensions and applications. Principal policy of IRSS is to attain this purpose through publications, workshops, international conferences, research projects, and other such activities consistent with the objectives of the Society. Primary function of IRSS is to act as a federation of its Members to accomplish its goals. It is also the policy of IRSS to insist upon the highest standards of scholarship and service from its Members.
IRSS Fellows and Senior Members of the IRSS are elected every year from 2015. Election of IRSS Fellows and Senior Members is a lengthy and rigorous process designed to ensure that the elections are thorough and fair.
1. Requirements for an IRSS member to apply for or be nominated for IRSS fellowship
a) 10 years of IRSS membership, or published the 1st rough set research paper more than 10 years ago;
b) Great achievement on rough set research and contribution for the development of IRSS;
c) An application with 3 references, or a nomination with 2 references. Only IRSS fellow, senior member, or IRSS Fellow Committee member could serve as the nominator or reference for IRSS fellowship;
d) A simple majority (i.e., a vote in favor by more than 50% of all IRSS Fellow Committee members) is required for a candidate for an IRSS fellow to be elected.
IRSS Fellow Committee
Chair: Yiyu Yao (Canada)
Vice Chair: Davide Ciucci (Italy)
Members: Mihir Chakraborty (India) David Ciucci (Italy)
Chris Cornelis (Spain) Jerzy W. Grzymała-Busse (USA)
Qinghua Hu (China) Masahiro Inuiguchi (Japan)
Tianrui Li (China) Jiye Liang (China)
Tsau Young Lin (USA) Benedetto Matarazzo (Italy)
Duoqian Miao (China) Ewa Orłowska, Poland
Piero Pagliani (Italy) Sankar K Pal (India)
James F. Peters III (Canada) Lech Polkowski (Poland)
Andrzej Skowron (Poland) Dominik Slezak (Poland)
Roman Słowiński (Poland) Shusaku Tsumoto (Japan)
Guoyin Wang (China) JingTao Yao (Canada)
Yiyu Yao(Canada) Ning Zhong (Japan)
Wojciech Ziarko (Canada)
2. Requirements for an IRSS member to apply for or be nominated for IRSS senior membership
a) 5 years of IRSS membership, or published the 1st rough set research paper more than 5 years ago;
b) Good achievement on rough set research and contribution for the development of IRSS;
c) An application with 3 references, or a nomination with 2 references. IRSS member could serve as the nominator or reference for IRSS senior membership;
d A simple majority (i.e., a vote in favor by more than 50% of all IRSS EB, AB and SC members) is required for a candidate for an IRSS senior member to be elected.
Nominator who wants to nominate someone to be an IRSS Fellow or Senior Member, please fill in the Nomination part of the Form . Applicant who wants to apply for IRSS Fellowship or Senior Membership, please fill in the Application part of the Form .
The procedure of submitting an IRSS Fellow/Senior Member application/nomination form is as follows.
1. The nominator/applicant fills in the application/nomination form and find enough references who support the application/nomination.
2. The nominator/applicant sends the completed application/nomination form and e-versions of the representative papers/books of the candidate to Yiyu Yao (
) and Davide Ciucci (
), and cc it to the references.
Deadline for the submission of application/nomination form: April 15, 2017.
Call for Applications/Nominations in PDF format.