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Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis, International Symposium on (2003)
College Park, Maryland
Sept. 21, 2003 to Sept. 24, 2003
ISBN: 0-7695-1997-0
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. xii

Committees (PDF)

pp. xiii
Transportation Applications I

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An Artificial Intelligence Approach for Parking Facilities Management (Abstract)

Mauro Dell'Orco , Polytechnic University of Bari via Orabona
Michele Zambetta , Polytechnic University of Bari via Orabona
Dusan Teodorovic , Northern Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
pp. 2
Structures Applications I

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Stiffness Identification under Uncertain Blast Loading (Abstract)

Hasan Katkhuda , University of Arizona, Tucson
Flores R. Martinez , University of Arizona, Tucson
Achintya Haldar , University of Arizona, Tucson
pp. 22

Reliability Evaluation using Finite Element Method (Abstract)

Jungwon Huh , Yosu National University, Yeosu, Korea
Seung Y. Lee , Arizona Dept. of Transportation, Phoenix
Achintya Haldar , University of Arizona, Tucson
pp. 28

Processing uncertainty in structural analysis, design and safety assessment (Abstract)

M. Liebscher , Dresden University of Technology
B. M?ller , Dresden University of Technology
M. Beer , Dresden University of Technology
pp. 34

Reliability of Underground Concrete Structures under Water Ingress Attack (Abstract)

Ali S Sherif , Dar Al Handasah Consultants (Shair & Partners)
Tarek N Kudsi , Dar Al Handasah Consultants (Shair & Partners)
pp. 40
Fuzzy Systems I

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Why Fuzzy in Data Mining? (Abstract)

Tibor V?mos , Hungarian Academy of Sciences
pp. 46

Crisp Simulation of Fuzzy Computations (Abstract)

Kevin Reilly , University of Alabama at Birmingham
James J. Buckley , University of Alabama at Birmingham
Xidong Zheng , University of Alabama at Birmingham
pp. 50

Uncertainty Modeling through Probabilistic Fuzzy Systems (Abstract)

Amir H. Meghdadi , Azad University of Mashhad
Mohammad-R. Akbarzadeh-T. , Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
pp. 56
Transportation Applications II

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Studying the Importance of Fuzzy Sets Definitions for Fuzzy Signal Controllers (Abstract)

Daliana B. L. M. Santos , University of Bras?lia-Brazil
Maria Alice P. Jacques , University of Bras?lia-Brazil
Matti Pursula , Helsinki University of Technology-Finland
Iisakki Kosonen , Helsinki University of Technology-Finland
pp. 64

Neural Networks Model to Estimate Traffic Capacity for Weaving Segments (Abstract)

Wa'el H. 'Awad , Al-Balqa' Applied University, Amman, Jordan
pp. 78

Modeling Transportation Mode Choice through Artificial Neural Networks (Abstract)

Stefano de Luca , University of Salerno - Italy, EU
Giulio Erberto Cantarella , University of Salerno - Italy, EU
pp. 84
Manufacturing Applications

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Reliability Concepts Applied to Manufacturing Processes Planning (Abstract)

Jo?o P. P. Marcicano , University of S?o Paulo
Gilberto F. M. Souza , University of S?o Paulo
Carmen E. P. Rodriguez , University of S?o Paulo
Diego M. Tomaz , EMBRAER
pp. 92

Split and Bound Method for Process Optimization Under Parametric Uncertainty (Abstract)

Yu. M. Volin , Karpov Institute of Physical Chemistry
G. M. Ostrovsky , University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
I. Datskov , University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
L. E. K. Achenie , University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
pp. 99

Experiment with a hierarchical text categorization method on the WIPO-alpha patent collection (Abstract)

Domonkos Tikk , Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Gy?rgy Bir? , E?tv?s Lor?nd Science University
pp. 104

A New Approach to Two-Machine Flow Shop Problem with Uncertain Processing Time (Abstract)

Xueyan Song , University of Nottingham, UK
Sanja Petrovic , University of Nottingham, UK
pp. 110
Innovative Techniques I

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Experiments in Emergent Collaboration in Swarms of Simple Agents (Abstract)

Steven Langs , Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
pp. 118

Application of Stochastic Optimization to Collision Avoidance (Abstract)

Rebecca Burnett , Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
pp. 123

Self-Organizing Neural Networks by Dynamic and Spatial Changing Weights (Abstract)

Makoto Yoshizawa , Tohoku University
Kenichi Abe , Tohoku University
Noriyasu Homma , Tohoku University
Madan M. Gupta , University of Saskatchewan
pp. 129

Uncertainty in the Automation of Ontology Matching (Abstract)

Valerie Cross , Miami University Oxford, OH
pp. 135

Development of Quadratic Neural Unit with Applications to Pattern Classification (Abstract)

Madan M. Gupta , University of Saskatchewan
Sanjeevakumar Redlapalli , University of Saskatchewan
Ki-Young Song , University of Saskatchewan
pp. 141
Transportation Applications III

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Fuzzy Utility Theory for Analysing Discrete Choice Behaviour (Abstract)

Giulio Erberto Cantarella , University of Salerno - Italy, EU
Viviana Fedele , Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria - Italy, EU
pp. 148

Modeling Stochasticity of Heterogeneous Traffic (Abstract)

V. Thamizh Arasan , IIT Madras, Chennai
Reebu Zachariah Koshy , IIT Madras, Chennai
pp. 160
Innovative Techniques II

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Initial Evaluation of Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation Method for Statistical Sampling and Function Integration (Abstract)

Vicente J. Romero , Sandia National Laboratories
Max D. Gunzburger , Florida State University, Tallahassee
John V. Burkardt , Florida State University, Tallahassee
Janet S. Peterson , Florida State University, Tallahassee
pp. 174

Uncertainty Modeling of Data and Uncertainty Propagation for Risk Studies (Abstract)

Bilal M. Ayyub , University of Maryland, College Park
Robb C. Wilcox , Johns Hopkins University - APL
pp. 184

Fuzzy Control of Multiple Medium Admissions in ATM Network (Abstract)

Tony Chau , ZLC AI Institute
Li Tong , Henan Normal University, Xinxiang City, Henan Province, China
Li Junian , ZLC AI Institute
pp. 192
Fuzzy Systems II

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Hybrid Fuzzy-EC System in Simulation & Selection of Stock Experts (Abstract)

S. I. Ao , The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
pp. 203

Apply Fuzzy Logic to Smart-bike Controller Design (Abstract)

T. Y. Lin , National Defense University
pp. 208

Using Fuzzy Rules for Prediction in Tourist Industry with Uncertainty (Abstract)

S. I. Ao , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 213
Discussion on Transportation

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Risk Analysis

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Simulation as an Alternative to Codified Risk-Based Engineering Design (Abstract)

Pavel Marek , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Achintya Haldar , University of Arizona, Tucson
pp. 222

Exploratory Modeling for Managing Uncertain Risk (Abstract)

Mark Jablonowski , United Technologies Corporation
pp. 228

Risk Allocation Issues for Systems Engineering of Airframes (Abstract)

Chris L. Pettit , Air Force Research Laboratory
Duane E. Veley , Air Force Research Laboratory
pp. 232

Risk-Based Compliance Assessment Models for Personal Flotation Devices (Abstract)

Khalid Nejaim , University of Maryland, College Park
Bilal M. Ayyub , University of Maryland, College Park
pp. 241

Reliability-Based Design of Doubler Plates for Ship Structures (Abstract)

Jaime F. C?rdenas-Garc? , University of Maryland, College Park
Ibrahim A. Assakkaf , University of Maryland, College Park
pp. 247
Biological Applications

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A Unified Compensation Approach for Speech Recognition in Severely Adverse Environment (Abstract)

Bin Tian , Xidian University; University of Pittsburgh
Kechu Yi , Xidian University
Mingui Sun , University of Pittsburgh
Robert J Sclabassi , University of Pittsburgh
pp. 256

Interictal Spike Analysis Using Stochastic Point Process (Abstract)

Lin-Sen Pon , University of Pittsburgh
Mark L. Scheuer , University of Pittsburgh
Robert J. Sclabassi , University of Pittsburgh
Ching-Chung Li , University of Pittsburgh
Mingui Sun , University of Pittsburgh
pp. 262

Event-Related Potential Noise Reduction Using the Hidden Markov Tree Model (Abstract)

Mingui Sun , University of Pittsburgh
Robert J. Sclabassi , University of Pittsburgh
Ronald E. Dahl , University of Pittsburgh
Rafael E. Herrera , University of Pittsburgh
Neal D. Ryan , University of Pittsburgh
pp. 268

Modeling Uncertainty in Population Dynamics (Abstract)

O. M. Bonsu , University of Vermont, Burlington
J. P. Hoffmann , University of Vermont, Burlington
D. E. Bentil , University of Vermont, Burlington
C. D. Ellingwood , University of Vermont, Burlington
pp. 274
Discussion on Genetic Algorithm Applications

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Discussion on Neural Networks: Past, Present and Future

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Discussion on Optimization under Uncertainty

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Optimization under Uncertainty I

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Aerospace Applications of Optimization under Uncertainty (Abstract)

Wu Li , NASA Langley Research Center
Sharon Padula , NASA Langley Research Center
Clyde Gumbert , NASA Langley Research Center
pp. 286

Reliability-Based Design Optimization of Stiffened Panels (Abstract)

Xueyong Qu , University of Florida
Raphael T. Haftka , University of Florida
pp. 292

Monte Carlo Simulation in Reliability-Based Optimization Using Approximation Concepts (Abstract)

John E. Renaud , University of Notre Dame du Lac
Stephen M. Batill , University of Notre Dame du Lac
Dhanesh Padmanabhan , University of Notre Dame du Lac
Harish Agarwal , University of Notre Dame du Lac
pp. 298

Quasi-Newton Methods for Stochastic Optimization (Abstract)

Michael N. Levy , University of Colorado
Michael W. Trosset , College of William & Mary
Rex R. Kincaid , College of William & Mary
pp. 304
Neural Networks

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Seizure Detection by Recurrent Backpropagation Neural Network Analysis (Abstract)

Mingui Sun , University of Pittsburgh
Robyn R. Bates , University of Pittsburgh
Robert J. Sclabassi , University of Pittsburgh
Mark L. Scheuer , University of Pittsburgh
pp. 312

An Application of MAP to Change Detection in Moving Video (Abstract)

Qiang Liu , University of Pittsburgh
Robert J. Sclabassi , University of Pittsburgh
Mingui Sun , University of Pittsburgh
pp. 318

Cubic Neural Unit for Control Applications (Abstract)

Sanjeevakumar Redlapalli , University of Saskatchewan
Ki-Young Song , University of Saskatchewan
Madan M. Gupta , University of Saskatchewan
pp. 324

Quadratic and Cubic Neural Units for Identification and Fast State Feedback Control of Unknown Non-Linear Dynamic Systems (Abstract)

Sanjeevakumar Redlapalli , University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
Ivo Bukovsky , Czech Technical University in Prague
Madan M. Gupta , University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
pp. 330
Asset Management Applications

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Discussion on Structural Applications

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Transportation Applications IV

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Optimization under Uncertainty II

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Prediction using Numerical Simulations, A Bayesian Framework for Uncertainty Quantification and its Statistical Challenge (Abstract)

Yunha Lee , SUNY at Stony Brook
David H Sharp , Los Alamos National Laboratory
James Glimm , SUNY at Stony Brook
Kenny Q Ye , SUNY at Stony Brook
pp. 380

Using Extended Kalman Filter for Data Assimilation and Uncertainty Quantification in Shock-Wave Dynamics (Abstract)

M. Ghil , University of California at Los Angeles
D. Flicker , Los Alamos National Laboratory
J. Kao , Los Alamos National Laboratory
R. Henninger , Los Alamos National Laboratory
K. Ide , University of California at Los Angeles
pp. 398
Optimization under Uncertainty III

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Application of Probabilistic Ordinal Optimization Concepts to a Continuous-Variable Probabilistic Optimization Problem (Abstract)

Doug V. Ayon , Sandia National Laboratories
Vicente J. Romero , Sandia National Laboratories
Chun-Hung Chen , George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
pp. 410

Simulation Optimization of Airline Delay with Constraints and Multiple Objectives (Abstract)

Stacy D. Hill , The Johns Hopkins University
David W. Hutchison , The Johns Hopkins University
pp. 417

Adaptive Sampling for Optimization Under Uncertainty (Abstract)

T. Igusa , Johns Hopkins University
Z. Wan , Johns Hopkins University
pp. 423
Structural Application II

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Risk Assessment of an Existing Concrete Structure "A System Reliability-Based Approach" (Abstract)

Chung C Fu , University of Maryland
Rania Al Hammoud , American University of Beirut
Tarek N Kudsi , Dar Al Handasah Consultants
pp. 442

Probabilistic Modeling of Chloride Contamination and Corrosion of Concrete Bridge Structures (Abstract)

Zoubir Lounis , Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council Canada
pp. 447
Discussion on Fuzzy Systems

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Author Index (PDF)

pp. 455
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