Professor, Director of Imaging Lab.

Department of Computer Science

Central Washington University,

Ellensburg, WA 98926-7520, USA

Phone: (509) 963-1438; Fax: (509) 963-1449;

E-mail: borisk <AT> cwu <dot> edu


Information for Students

Research and Publications

Courses (see Canvas)

Undergraduate Research


CWU Imaging Lab




Tutorials, Panels and Round Tables

Visualization and geospatial data analysis web page

Data Mining in Finance web page

Scientific Discovery web page

McCracken Computational Sciences Seminar Series

Curriculum Vitae






Special Issue "Geovisualization and Geo Visual Knowledge Discovery"





Kovalerchuk B.

Visual Knowledge Discovery and Machine Learning

Springer Nature, 2018

Book web page

Uncertainty Modeling



Uncertainty Modeling

Dedicated to Professor Boris Kovalerchuk on his Anniversary

Editor: Kreinovich, V.

Springer, 2017


Kovalerchuk B., Schwing J. (Eds) Visual and Spatial Analysis: Advances on Data Mining, Reasoning and Problem Solving,

Springer, 2005

Data Mining in Finance


Kovalerchuk, B., Vityaev, E.,  Data Mining in Finance: Advances in Relational and Hybrid Methods,

Kluwer Acad. Publ/Springer, 2000

Used in CWU Data Mining Classes


Computational Intelligence

~CI 2006~


Proc. the IASTED International Conference on Computational Intelligence ~CI 2006, San Francisco, USA

Chair/Editor B. Kovalerchuk


Computational Intelligence
~CI 2009~


Proc. the IASTED International Conference on Computational Intelligence ~CI 2009, Honolulu, USA, Chair/Editor B. Kovalerchuk




Tutorials, Panels and Round Tables



B. Kovalerchuk (CWU), M.A. Ahmad (UW, KenSci), A. Teredesai (UW, KenSci): Tutorial Deep Explanations in Machine Learning via Interpretable Visual Methods.

24th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Singapore 11 - 14 May 2020.

B. Kovalerchuk: Tutorial Intelligible Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery Boosted by Visual Means, The 13th ACM International ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, Houston, Feb 3-7, 2020.


B. Kovalerchuk: Tutorial Interpretable Knowledge Discovery Reinforced by Visual Methods, Open Data Science Conference West 2019, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 28, 2019.Slides

Abstract, Abstract pdf, ODSC Blog


B. Kovalerchuk: Tutorial Interpretable Knowledge Discovery Reinforced by Visual Methods, ACM KDD 2019, Anchorage, AK, Aug. 4, 2019. Slides




B. Kovalerchuk: Tutorial "Interactive Visual Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery", 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Las Vegas, Sunday, 15 July 2018.

B. Kovalerchuk: Tutorial "Cutting Heuristics in Computational Intelligence with Visual Data Mining"

30th International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), Anchorage, Alaska, May 14, 2017.

14th International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty ~IPMU 2012~, Catania, Italy.Round Table Uncertainty Management


Moderator B. Kovalerchuk

2012 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Brisbane, Australia. B. Kovalerchuk: Tutorial "Fuzzy Logic, Probability, and Measurement: Similarities and Differences in Computing with Words"

Panel: "Computing with Words: Role of Fuzzy, Probability, and Measurement Concepts and Operations",

Chairs: B. Kovalerchuk, and V.Kreinovich.

B. Kovalerchuk: Tutorial "Visual Data Mining and Reasoning", ~CI 2005~ Calgary, Canada

B. Kovalerchuk: Tutorial "Advanced data mining, link discovery and visual correlation for data and image analysis", Washington, DC, 2005

B. Kovalerchuk: Tutorial "Image Matching and Integration", ~SIP 2004~ Honolulu, USA