2016 Call for Applications/Nominations of IRSS Fellowship/Senior Membership
Written by Chris Cornelis   

 2016 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 Zdzislaw 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:              Guoyin Wang (China)            

Vice Chair:      Yiyu Yao (Canada)

Members:        Jerzy W. Grzymała-Busse (USA)      Chris Cornelis (Spain)

                        Tianrui Li (China)                               Jiye Liang (China)

                        Tsau Young Lin (USA)                       Benedetto Matarazzo (Italy)

                        Duoqian Miao (China)                        Piero Pagliani (Italy)

                        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.

 

Applicants who want to apply for IRSS Fellowship, please fill in the Fellow Application Form. Nominators who want to nominate someone to be an IRSS Fellow, please fill in the Fellow Nomination Form.

 

Applicants who want to apply for IRSS Senior Membership, please fill in the Senior Member Application Form. Nominators who want to nominate someone to be an IRSS Senior Member, please fill in the Senior Member Nomination Form.

 

The procedure of submiting an IRSS Fellow/Senior Member application/nomination form is as follows.

1. The applicant/nominator fills in the application/nomination form and find enough references who support the application/nomination.

2. The applicant/nominator sends the completed application/nomination form and e-versions of the representative papers/books of the candidate to Professor Guoyin Wang, the IRSS President, via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , and cc it to the references.

 

Deadline for the submission of application/nomination form: March 31, 2016.

Last Updated ( Friday, 22 April 2016 )