# Research Books

C. Servin and V. Kreinovich, “Propagation of Interval and Probabilistic Uncertainty in Cyberinfrastructure-Related Data Processing and Data Fusion”, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2015.[pdf][Link]

# Research Book Chapters (Computer Science)

C. Servin and V. Kreinovich, “Comparisons of Measurement Results as Constraints on Accuracies of Measuring Instruments: When Can We Determine the Accuracies from These Constraints?”,

*in: M. Ceberio and V. Kreinovich (eds.)*,

*Constraint Programming and Decision Making: Theory and Applications*, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg.[pdf]

C. Servin, M. Ceberio, A. Jaimes, C. Tweedie, and V. Kreinovich, “How to Describe and Propagate Uncertainty When Processing Time Series: Metrological and Computational Challenges, with Potential Applications to Environmental Studies”, in:

*Shyi-Ming Chen and and Witold Pedrycz (eds.), Time Series Analysis, Modeling and Applications: A Computational Intelligence Perspective*, Springer Verlag, 2013, pp. 279-299.[pdf]

# Journal Papers (published and in press)

C. Servin and V. Kreinovich, ``Intuitionistic Fuzzy Logic Is Not Always Equivalent to Interval-Valued One'',

*Notes on Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets (NIFS)*, 2016, Vol. 22, No. 5.[pdf]

C. Servin and V. Kreinovich, ``How to Determine The Stiffness of The Pavement's Upper Layer (base) based on the Overall Stiffness and the Stiffness of the Lower Layer (subgrade)'',

*Journal of Innovative Technology and Education*, 2016, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 193-203.[pdf]

V. Kreinovich and C. Servin, “How to Test Hypotheses When Exact Values are Replaced by Intervals to Protect Privacy: Case of t-Tests”,

*International Journal of Intelligent Technologies and Applied Statistics (IJITAS)*, 2015, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 93-102.[pdf]

C. Servin and V. Kreinovich, “Images are easier to restore than 1-D signals: a theoretical explanation of a surprising empirical phenomenon”,

*Journal of Uncertain Systems*, 2014, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 211-215.[pdf]

O. Ochoa, A. Velasco, and C Servin, “Towards Model Fusion in Geophysics: How to Estimate Accuracy of Different Models”,

*Journal of Uncertain Systems*, 2013, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 190-197.[pdf]

O. Ochoa, A. Velasco, C. Servin, and V. Kreinovich, “Model Fusion under Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty, with Application to Earth Sciences”, International Journal of Reliability and Safety, 2012, Vol. 6, No. 1-3, pp. 167-187.[pdf]

L. Longpré, C. Servin, and V. Kreinovich, “Quantum Computation Techniques for Gauging Reliability of Interval and Fuzzy Data”, International Journal of General Systems, 2011, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 99-109.[pdf]

O. Ochoa, Aaron A. Velasco, and C. Servin, “Towards a Fast, Practical Alternative to Joint Inversion of Multiple Datasets: Model Fusion”, Journal of Uncertain Systems, 2011, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 119-136.[pdf]

C. Servin, “Eyes: Security Tool, Challenges in Science and Engineering”, ARSC, A Journal of the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center, 2005, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 16-19.

# Papers Published in Peer-Refereed Conference Proceedings

C. Servin, “Computer Security Labs in CS II: An Applied Secure Programming Approach to Fundamentals in Programming”,

*Proceedings of the Community College Cyber-Summit (3CS)*, Pittsburgh, PA, July 22-24, 2016.[pdf]

C. Servin and V. Kreinovich, “How to Make Sure That Everyone Works Towards a Common Goal: Towards Optimal Incentives”,

*Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Mathematical and Computer Modeling*, Omsk, Russia, November 12, 2015, pp. 78-80.[pdf]

C. Servin and V. Kreinovich, “Comparisons of Measurement Results as Constraints on Accuracies of Measuring Instruments: When Can We Determine the Accuracies from These Constraints?”,

*Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on Constraints Programming and Decision Making CoProd'2015*, El Paso, Texas, November 6, 2015.[pdf]

A. Gates, C. Casas, C. Servin, M. Slattery, “Using Peer-Led Team Learning to Build University-Community College Relationships”,

*Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference*, El Paso, TX, October 21-24, 2015.[pdf]

C. Servin, V. Kreinovich, and O. Kosheleva, “From 1-D to 2-D Fuzzy: A Proof that Interval-Valued and Complex-Valued Are

the Only Distributive Options”,

*Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'2015 and 5th World Conference on Soft Computing*, Redmond, Washington, August 17-19, 2015.[pdf]

C. Servin, H. T. Nguyen, and V. Kreinovich, "How to Estimate Expected Shortfall When Probabilities Are Known with Interval or Fuzzy Uncertainty",

*Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems FUZZ-IEEE'2015*, Istanbul, Turkey, August 1-5, 2015.[pdf]

C. Servin, A. Velasco, and V. Kreinovich, “How to Estimate Relative Spatial Resolution of Different Maps or Images of the Same Area?”,

*Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics SMC'2014*, San Diego, California, October 5-8, 2014.[pdf]

C. Servin and V. Kreinovich, “Efficient Algorithms for Representing a Fuzzy Relation in Terms of Fuzzy Rules: Case When “And”’-“Or”-Operation are Distributive'',

*Proceedings of the Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century/North American Fuzzy Processing Society NAFIPS'2014*, Boston, MA, USA, June 24-28, 2014.[pdf]

C. Servin, A. Jaimes, C. Tweedie, A. Velasco, O. Ochoa, and V. Kreinovich, “How to Gauge Accuracy of Measurements and of Expert Estimates: Beyond Normal Distributions”,

*Proceedings of 3rd World Conference on Soft Computing*, San Antonio, December 15-18, 2013.[pdf]

C. Servin, R. Sanchez, and M. Argaez, “Sparse Fuzzy Techniques Improve Machine Learning”,

*Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Processing Society NAFIPS'2013*, Edmonton, Canada, June 24-28, 2013.[pdf]

C. Servin, V-N. Huyhn, and Y. Nakamori, “Semi-Heuristic Target-Based Fuzzy Decision Procedures: Towards a New Interval Justification”,

*Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Processing Society NAFIPS'2012*, Berkeley, CA, August 6-8, 2012.[pdf]

C. Servin, “Testing Shock Absorbers: Towards a Faster Parallelizable Algorithm”,

*Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Processing Society NAFIPS'2011*, El Paso, Texas, March 18-20, 2011.[pdf]

O. Ochoa, A. A. Velasco, C. Servin, and V. Kreinovich, “Model Fusion under Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty, with Application to Earth Sciences”,

*in: M. Beer, R. L. Muhanna, and R.L.Mullen (Eds.), Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing REC'2010*, Singapore, March 3-5, 2010, pp. 81-100.[pdf]

P. Pinheiro da Silva, V. Kreinovich, and C. Servin, “Maximum Entropy in Support of Semantically annotated Datasets”,

*Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web URSW'2008*, Karlsruhe, Germany, October 26th, 2008.[pdf]

S. Roach and C. Servin, “Whose hand is in the cookie jar and just whose cookie is it? The digital age and the conflict between privacy and transparency”,

*Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas ISSEI'2008*, Helsinki, Finland, July 28-August 2nd, 2008.[pdf]

C. Servin and M. Ceberio, “Cascade Vulnerability Problem Simulator Tool”,

*Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Methods*, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, July 14-17, 2008, pp. 227-231.[pdf]

M. Ceberio, C. Acosta, and C. Servin, “A Constraint-based approach to Verification of Programs with Floating-point Numbers”,

*Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference of Software Engineering Research and Practice*, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, July 14--17, 2008, CSREA Press, pp. 225-230.[pdf]

L. Longpré and C. Servin, “Quantum Computations Techniques for Gauging Reliability of Interval and Fuzzy Data”,

*Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Processing Society NAFIPS'2008*, New York City, New York, USA, May 19-22, 2008, IEEE Press.[pdf]

P. Pinheiro da Silva, A. Velasco, C. Servin, M. Ceberio, M. G. Averill, N. Del Rio, L. Longpré, and V. Kreinovich, “Propagation and Provenance of Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty in Cyberinfrastructure-Related Data Processing and Data Fusion”,

*Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing REC'08*, Savannah, Georgia, February 20-22, 2008, pp. 199-234.[pdf]

C. Servin, M. Ceberio, E. Freudenthal, and S. Bistarelli, “An optimization approach for the cascade vulnerability problem using soft constraints”,

*in: Marek Reformat and Michael R. Berthold (eds.), Proceedings of the 26th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS' 2007*, San Diego, California, June 24-27, 2007, IEEE Press, pp. 372-377.[pdf]

# Published Abstracts

C. Servin and G. Muela, ``A Gentle Introduction to Fuzzy Logic in CS I Course: Using PLTL as a Vehicle to Obliquely Introduce the Concept of Fuzzy Logic'',

*Abstracts of the 19th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences*, El Paso, TX, USA, November 5, 2016.[pdf]

C. Servin, “Learning Recursion: A Technique to Translate Iterative Methods Into Recursive Methods”,

*Abstracts of the 2016 International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning*, El Paso, Texas, Mar 17-18, 2016.[pdf]

C. Servin, “Identifying effective learning techniques and training instruments that promote student retention in computer science courses”,

*Abstracts of the Teachership Academy at the Faculty Retreat*, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May 19-20, 2015.

C. Servin, “A Portrait of the Computer Science Student at EPCC: A Preliminary Study to Identify High-Risk Students in the Fundamentals of Computer Programming Courses”,

*Abstracts of the 2015 International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning*, El Paso, Texas, Mar 5-6, 2015.[pdf]

C. Servin, “Honors Projects in CS2: Selected Programming Assignments With Emphasis on Research--Based Problems (A Bridge From Community College to UTEP/NMSU”, Published in the

*abstracts of 15th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences*, El Paso, TX, USA, Nov 1, 2014.[pdf]

C. Servin, “Practices in Elementary Data Structures and Algorithms with Focus in Secure Programming”,

*abstracts of the 2014 International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning*, El Paso, Texas, Mar 5-7, 2014.[pdf]

O. Ochoa, A. Velasco, C. Servin, V. Kreinovich, “Towards Model Fusion in Geophysics: How to Estimate Accuracy of Different Models”,

*Abstracts of the 13th NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences*, Las Cruces, New Mexico, Apr 6, 2013.[pdf]

C. Servin, “Computer Programming Assignments Based on a Progressive and Constructive Approach”,

*Abstracts of the 2013 International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning*, El Paso, Texas, Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2013.[pdf]

C. Servin, C. Tweedie, and A. A. Velasco, “Towards a More Realistic Treatment of Uncertainty in Earth and Environmental Sciences: Beyond a Simplified Subdivision into Interval and Random Components”,

*Abstracts of the 15th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Verified Numerical Computation SCAN'2012*, Novosibirsk, Russia, Sep 23-29, 2012, pp. 164-165.[pdf]

C. Servin, C. Tweedie, and A. Velasco, “Towards a More Realistic Treatment of Uncertainty in Earth and Environmental Sciences: Beyond a Simplified Subdivision into Interval and Random Components”,

*Abstracts of the 12th Joint NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences*, El Paso, Texas, Oct 27, 2012.[pdf]

C. Servin and R. Escalante, “Computer Science Fundamentals I Course: From Primitive Types to OOP using a progressive and constructive approach”,

*Abstracts of the The University of Texas at El Paso Kaleidoscope of Teaching Math and Science Conference*, El Paso, Texas, Feb 25, 2012.

C. Servin, E. Freudenthal, and T. Magoc, “Introduction to Computing Programming for Scientists and Engineers: A new teaching approach for Future High-School Mathematics Professors (preliminary observations)”,

*Abstracts of the 7th Joint NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences*, Las Cruces, New Mexico, Apr 3, 2010.[pdf]

C. Servin and S. Roach, “The Center for Science, Technology, Ethics, and Policy”,

*Abstracts of the Annual Conference of the Computing Alliance for Hispanic-Serving Institutions CAHSI'2009, Mountain View, California*, Jan 15-18, 2009.

C. Servin, O. Ochoa, and A. Velasco, “Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty of the Results of Data Fusion, with Application to Geosciences”,

*Abstracts of 13th GAMM-IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Verified Numerical Computation SCAN'2008*, El Paso, Texas, Sep 29-Oct 3, 2008.[pdf]

C. Servin, M. Ceberio, and E. Freudenthal, “An Efficient Algorithm to Solve a Computer Security problem”,

*Abstracts of the Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Chicano and Native Americans in Science SACNAS'2008*, Dallas, Texas, April 16-17, 2008.

C. Servin and A. Mok, “Java Based User Interface for Behavior Skewing for Intrusion Detection Systems (BESIDES)”,

*Abstracts of the 2004 Annual National Conference of Louis Strokes Alliance for Minority Participation LSAMP'2004 ``Catalyst for Change’’*, El Paso, Texas, Sep 22-24, 2004.

C. Servin and P. Patel, ”Java Based Application To Listen and Perform Analysis of Ethernet Traffic for an Intrusion Detection System”,

*Abstracts of the Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Chicano and Native Americans in Science SACNAS'2003*, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Oct 2-5, 2003.

# Conference Organization, Society Offices, and Refereeing

- Member of the Committee for Computing Education in Community College (CCECC)
- Webmaster of Fuzzy Conferences Information Website. Up to date available conference in Fuzzy-related topics:

- Treasurer, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society (NAFIPS), 2015-2017.
- Young Researcher Representative, Board of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society (NAFIPS), 2015-17.
- Member, Program Committee, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics SMC'2014.
- Session Chair, Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Verified
- Numerical Computation SCAN'2008, El Paso, Texas, September 29 - October 3, 2008.
- Member, Publicity Committee, Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'08, New York City, May 19-22, 2008.
- Referee, 3rd International Conference on Fuzzy Theory and Technology FT&T'2008, part of the 11th Joint Conference on Information Science JCIS'2008.
- Referee, 24th International Conference on Logic Programming ICLP'08.

## Honors and Awards

- The 2016 National Institute of Staffing and Organizational Development Award, Austin, TX, May 2016
- The EPCC Student Government Association 2015-2016 Inspirational Award, El Paso TX, May 5th, 2016
- The EPCC 2015-2016 Faculty Achievement Award, El Paso, TX, April 28th, 2016
- El Paso Community College Mace Carrier for the Fall 2015 Commencement
- NAFIPS’2015 Early Career Award, Redmond, Seattle, August 17--19, 2015.
- NAFIPS'2013 Best Student Paper Award, Edmonton, Canada, June 24--28, 2013.
- NSF GK-12 Fellowship, 2010-2011, and 2011-2012.
- UTEP Graduate School Banner Bearer for the Spring 2009 Commencement
- NSF Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) Scholarship, 2007-2008.
- NSF Bridges to the Doctorate Award, 2005-2007.
- NSF Louis Strokes Academy for Minority Program (LSAMP) Summer Research Academy~2003-2004.

## Professional Society Membership and Offices

- 2013-present. Member, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).
- 2012-present. Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
- 2010-present. Member, Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).
- 2010-present. Member, ACM Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computation Theory (SIGACT).
- 2010-present. Member, ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE).
- 2007-present. Member of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society (NAFIPS).
- 2002-present. Member of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS).
- 2004-2005. President, Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) UTEP Student Chapter.
- 2003-2004. Treasurer, Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) UTEP Student Chapter.
- 2002-2003. Outreach Chair, Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) UTEP Student Chapter.
- 2001-2005. Member, Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) UTEP Student Chapter.