Degree "Candidate of Technical Science"        1994

(Equivalent to an Advanced Doctoral Degree)
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

Dr.Tech (Equivalent to PhD Degree)                  1979
Technical University of Budapest, Hungary

Diploma in Electrical Engineering                     1971
(Equivalent to the MS Degree)
Technical University of Budapest, Hungary

Reserch Interests

       - intelligent decision support systems using fuzzy logic in cyber-physical applications
      - fuzzy logic finite state machine models
      - hardware accelerators for fuzzy logic
      - reconfigurable digital systems - real-time embedded systems
      - fault detection, identification, and recovery from errors for autonomous agents in
        complex hybrid control systems

Selected Publications

Journals and Book Chapters

Aous H.Kurdi, Janos L. Grantner, and Ikhlas M. Abdel-Qader, “Fuzzy Logic Based Hardware Accelerator with Partially Reconfigurable Defuzzification Stage for Image Edge Detection,” International Journal of Reconfigurable Computing, vol. 2017, Article ID 1325493, 13 pages, 2017. doi:10.1155/2017/1325493

Janos L. Grantner, Paolo A. Tamayo, Ramakrishna Gottipati, George A. Fodor, Design of a Reconfigurable State Transition Algorithm for Fuzzy Automata, International Journal of General Systems, Online Ed., 1563-5104, Volume 37, Issue 1, first published on 09 October 2007, pages 103 – 126.

Janos L. Grantner, George Fodor, Dimiter Driankov, Marek J. Patyra, Application of the Fuzzy State Fuzzy Output Finite State Machine to the Problem of Recovery from Violation of Ontological Assumptions, (invited paper), International Journal of Smart Engineering System Design, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 177-199, 2000.

Marek J. Patyra, Janos L. Grantner, Hardware Implementations of Digital Fuzzy Logic Controllers, Information Sciences Applications, North Holland, Vol. 113, No. 1-2, November 1998, pp. 19-54.

Marek J. Patyra, Janos L. Grantner, Kirby Koster, Digital Fuzzy Logic Controller: Design and Implementation, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 4, No. 4, November 1996, pp. 439- 459.

Janos L. Grantner, Parallel Algorithm for Fuzzy Logic Controller, in the book Fuzzy Logic: Implementation, and Applications (Eds. M. J. Patyra, D. M. Mlynek), John Wiley and Sons, and B. G. Teubner Publishers, 1996, ISBN Wiley: 0 471 95059 9, pp. 177-195.

J. Grantner, M. Patyra, M. Stachowicz, Intelligent Fuzzy Controller for Event-Driven Real Time Systems and Its VLSI Implementation, in the book Fuzzy Control Systems, (Eds. A. Kandel, G. Langholz), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 1995, ISBN: 0-8493-4496-4, pp 161-179.

Proceedings of Peer-Reviewed Conferences

Janos L. Grantner, Sean T. Fuller and Jozsef Dombi, Fuzzy Automaton Model with Adaptive Inference Mechanism for Intelligent Decision Support Systems, 2016 World Congress on Computational Intelligence/2016 FUZZ-IEEE Conference, July 24-29, 2016, Vancouver, Canada, Proceedings pp 2377-2384

Aous H. Kurdi and Janos L. Grantner, Pipelined Hardware Architecture for a Fuzzy Logic Based Edge Detection System, The 6th World Conference on Soft Computing, May 22-25, 2016, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA, Proceedings pp 114-120.

Janos L. Grantner and Chinh K. Nguyen, Flexible Decision Support System Using Dynamic Partial Reconfiguration Technology, 2014 World Congress on Computational Intelligence/2014 FUZZ-IEEE Conference, July 6-11, 2014, Bejing, China, Proceedings pp 2270-2278

Janos Grantner, Bradley Bazuin, Claudia Fajardo, Richard Hathaway, Jumana Al-shawawreh, Liang Dong, Mathew P. Castanier and Shabbir Hussain, Linguistic Model For Engine Power Loss, IEEE SSCI 2013, 2013 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence in Vehicles and Transportation Systems, April 16-19, 2013, Singapore, IEEE Catalog Number: CFP13COIUSB, ISBN: 978-1-4673-5847-7, paper SS-0783.

Janos Grantner et al, Linguistic Model For Axle Fatigue, WCCI 2012/ FUZZ-IEEE 2012, World Congress on Computational Intelligence 2012, June 10-25, 2012, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, IEEE Catalog Number: CFP12FUZ-USB, ISBN: 978-1-4673-1505-0, pp 959-966.

Janos Grantner et al, Condition Based Maintenance for Light Trucks, IEEE SMC 2010 Conference, October 10-13, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey, Proceedings on CD, ISBN: 978-1-4244- 6587-3, pp 336-342.

Janos L. Grantner and George A. Fodor, Takagi-Sugeno Type Fuzzy Automaton Model, WCCI 2010/FUZZ-IEEE 2010 World Congress on Computational Intelligence 2010, July 17-23, 2010, Barcelona, Spain, pp 3004-3009.

Janos L. Grantner and George A. Fodor, TS-Type Fuzzy Automaton for Supervisory Control, Proceedings of the 2008 International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and its Applications (NOLTA 2008), September 7-10 2008, Budapest, Hungary, ISBN: 978-4-88552-234-5 C3055, pp 400-403.

Janos L. Grantner and George A. Fodor, A TS-Type Fuzzy Automaton for Software Agents, NAFIPS 2008 Conference, NY, NY, 19-22 May 2008, in CD, IEEE Catalog Number: CFP08750-CDR, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2352-1, paper reference #: 50084.

Janos L. Grantner, George A. Fodor, Ramakrishna Gottipati, Norali Pernalete and Sandra Edwards, Intelligent Decision Support System, IFSA 2007 World Congress, Cancun, Mexico, 18-21 June 2007, in Advances in Soft Computing, vol. 41, Analysis and Design of Intelligent Systems, Patricia Melin, Oscar Castillo, Eduardo Gomez Ramirez, Janusz Kacprzyk and Witold Pedrycz (Eds.), ISBN: 978-3-540-72431-5, pp 549-557.

Janos L. Grantner, Paolo Tamayo, Ramakrishna Gottipati and George A. Fodor, Reconfigurable Fuzzy Automaton for Software Agents, WCCI 2006/FUZZ-IEEE 2006, World Congress on Computational Intelligence 2006, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 16-21, 2006, Conference Proceedings on DVD, ISBN: 0-7803-9489-5, pp 6928-6934.

J. L. Grantner, P. A. Tamayo, R. Gottipati, G. A. Fodor, Design of a Reconfigurable State Transition Algorithm for Fuzzy Automata, NAFIPS’05, June 22-25, 2005, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Proceedings on CD

J. L. Grantner, R. Gottipati, N. Pernalete, S Edwards, G. A. Fodor, Intelligent Decision Support System for Eye-Hand Coordination Assessment, FUZZ-IEEE'05 Conference, May 25-25, 2005, Reno, Nevada, Proceedings on CD.

J. Grantner, G. Fodor, R. Gottipati, Fuzzy Logic Enabled Software Agents for Supervisory Control, invited paper, FUZZ-IEEE'04 Conference, July 25-29, 2004, Budapest, Hungary, Proceedings on CD.

J. L. Grantner, G. A. Fodor, Fuzzy Automaton for Intelligent Hybrid Control Systems, 2002 World, Congress on Computational Intelligence, WCCI'02/FUZZ-IEEE’02, May 12-17, 2002, Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel, Honolulu, HI, in the CD Proceedings, ISBN: 0-7803-7281-6

J. L. Grantner and G. Fodor, The Virtual Fuzzy Automaton Approach to the Problem of Global State Evaluation in Multitask Control Systems, 1999 IEEE International Fuzzy Systems Conference, FUZZ-IEEE'99, August 22-25, 1999, Seoul, Korea, Proceedings, Vol. 1, pp. 283- 288.

G. A. Fodor, J. L. Grantner, D. Driankov, The Implications of the Object/UML Approach to the Problem of Fault Detection and Isolation in Dynamical Systems, 1999 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications and IEEE International Conference on Computer Aided Control System Design, CACSD-IEEE'99, August 22-27, 1999, Hapuna- Beach Prince Hotel, Island of Hawaii, HI, Proceedings, pp. 176-181.

J. L. Grantner, P. E. Parker, G. A. Fodor, Intelligent Process Monitoring for Paper Machines, The Second International Conference on Intelligent Processing and Manufacturing of Materials - IPMM'99, July 10-15, 1999, Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel, Honolulu, HI, Proceedings, Vol. 2, pp. 895-900.

J. L. Grantner, G. A. Fodor, D. Driankov, The Virtual Fuzzy State Machine Approach - A Domain-Independent Fault Detection and Recovery Method for Object-based Control Systems, 18th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society - NAFIPS'99, June 10-12, 1999, New York, NY, Proceedings, pp. 158-162.

J. L. Grantner and G. Fodor, Execution Monitoring of Domain-Independent Controllers for Hybrid Systems, AAAI 1999 Spring Symposium Series, Hybrid Systems and AI: Modeling Analysis and Control of Discrete + Continuous Systems, March 22-24, 1999, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, AAAI Technical Report SS-99-05, pp. 77-82.

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