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Banerjee, A., “Interactive Layout Design of Flexible Manufacturing Cells in a Virtual Environment,” 14th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Atlanta, Ga., May 2005.

Banerjee, A., “Information Extraction from Video Data Stream and its Application to 3D Process Reconstruction and Autonomous Navigation,” invited seminar at the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, Ala., March 7, 2005.

Cerekci, A. and A. Banerjee, “Object Extraction and Depth Recovery from Stereo Image Pairs Using a Neural Network Based Pixel Classification Method,” Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering (ANNIE 2005) Conference, St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 2005.

Bickel, J. E., “Fatal Flaws and Common Conflicts in Evaluation Methods,” IIR/PMI Portfolio Management Conference, Miami, Fla., Feb. 2005.

Bickel, J. E., “Enterprise Risk Attitude,” 14th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Atlanta, Ga., May 2005.

Bickel, J. E., “Experiential Learning and Strictly Proper Scoring Rules,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Bickel, J. E., “On the Value of Throwing Strikes,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Bickel, J. E. and J. E. Smith, “Optimal Sequential Exploration: A Binary Learning Model,” NFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Bennett, G. K., “Empowering the World One Engineer at a Time,” National Society of Black Engineers Annual Banquet, College Station, Tex., Apr. 24, 2005.

Balasundaram, B., S. Butenko, I. Hicks and S. Sachdeva, “Clique Relaxations in Social Network Analysis: The Maximum k-plex Problem,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Boginski, V., S. Butenko and P. M. Pardalos, “Clustering Stocks Using Network Models,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Butenko, S., “Computing Maximum Independent Sets in Graphs with Large Independence umber,” International Conference on Optimization of Computations, Katsiveli, Crimea, Ukraine, Sept. 2005.

Butenko, S., “Solving the Maximum Independent Set Problem in Graphs with Large Independence Number,” International Conference on Computational Management Science, Gainesville, Fla., Mar. 31 – Apr. 3, 2005.

Butenko, S. and B. Balasundaram, “On Connectivity Properties of Airline Networks,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Butenko, S., B. Balasundaram and S. Trukhanov, “Analyzing the Structure of Biological Networks,” Conference on Systems Analysis, Data Mining and Optimization in Biomedicine, Gainesville, Fla., Feb. 2005.

Butenko, S. and P. M. Pardalos, “Network-Based Approaches to Studying Complex Systems Arising in Biomedicine,” Symposium on Modeling of Complex Processes, College Station, Tex., Mar. 2005.

Butenko, S., W. Wilhelm, B. Balasundaram and S. Trukhanov, “Novel Approaches for Analyzing Biological Networks,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Kahruman, S., S. Butenko, I. Hicks and E. Kolotoglu, “On Greedy Approaches to MAX-CUT Problem,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Trukhanov, S. and S. Butenko,“Solving the Maximum Independent Set Problem in Graphs with Large Independence Number,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Çetinkaya, S., “Stochastic Models for Joint Inventory Replenishment and Shipment Release Decisions,” Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business, Supply Chain and Information Systems Seminar, University Park, Penn., Oct. 2005.

Erkip, N. and S. Çetinkaya, “Effects of Sharing Demand Information for a Three-Level Supply Chain,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Keskin, B. B., H. Üster and S. Çetinkaya, “One-Warehouse Multi-Retailer Problem with Joint Inventory and Location Decisions,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Keskin, B. B., H. Üster and S. Çetinkaya, “A Production/ Distribution System Design Problem with Inventory Policy Considerations,” 14th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Atlanta, Ga., May 2005.

Liu, X. and S. Çetinkaya, “Managing Supply Uncertainty under a Consignment Contract,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Mutlu, F. and S. Çetinkaya, “The Transporter’s Impact on Channel Coordination and Contractual Agreements,” 4th Annual Supply Chain Optimization Conference, Cocoa Beach, Fla., Feb. 2005.

Mutlu, F., J. H. Bookbinder and S. Çetinkaya, “An Analytical Model for Computing the Parameters of an Optimal Hybrid Policy for Shipment Consolidation,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Toptal, A. and S. Çetinkaya, “Quantifying the Value of Channel Coordination: Analytical and Numerical Results,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Ding, Y., “Analysis and Design Methods for Distributed Sensor Systems,” Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering, University of Arizona, April 7, 2005.

Ding, Y., “Analysis and Optimization of Distributed Sensor System,” 14th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Atlanta, Ga., May 2005.

Ding, Y., “Analysis and Design Methods for Distributed Sensor Systems,” School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, May 17, 2005.

Ding, Y., “Analysis and Optimization Methods for Distributed Sensor System,” SPIE Optics East, Boston, Mass., Oct. 24, 2005.

Ding, Y., “Redundancy Analysis of Linear Sensor Systems and Its Applications,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Ding, Y., “Optimal Engineering System Design Guided by Data-Mining Methods,” Technometrics Selected Paper Presentation, INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Ren, Y. and Y. Ding, “A Data-Mining Approach to Study the Significance of Nonlinearity in Multi-Station Assembly Processes,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Shrivastava, A. K. and Y. Ding, “Modeling, Analysis and Design of Complex Phone Quality Testing Systems,” Motorola Florida Research Lab, Plantation, Fla., Feb. 25, 2005.

Tang, J. and Y. Ding, “Applications of Multivariate Statistical Methods for Structural Health Monitoring,” General Electric Global Research Center, Niskayuna, New York, Aug. 23, 2005.

Xia, H. and Y. Ding, “Bayesian Spatial Methods for Form Error Assessment Using Multiple Coordinate Measurement Data,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Gaukler, G. M., “RFID and Quality Checking in a Complex Assembly Process,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Gaukler, G. M., “Order Progress Information: Better Inventory Control Using Emergency Ordering, ” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Gaukler, G. M., “RFID and Product Progress Information: Improved Dynamic Emergency Ordering Policies,” MSOM Conference, Chicago, Ill., June 2005.

Gaukler, G. M., “RFID in Completeness Checking,” Volkswagen Electronics Research Lab and Volkswagen Corporate, Palo Alto, Cal., May 5, 2005.

Gaukler, G. M., “RFID in Configuration and Assembly,” Hewlett Packard Labs, Palo Alto, Cal., Apr. 2005.

Chen, Y., P. Goel and N. Gautam, “Web Hosting Services: Pricing and Performance,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Gautam, N., “Performance Analysis of Resource Sharing Schemes in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks,” Texas Systems Day, College Station, Tex., Oct. 2005.

Gautam, N., “Building an Academic Reputation; Enhancing Internal Reputation,” 14th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference: Doctoral Colloquium, Atlanta, Ga., May 2005.

Gautam, N., “Modeling Computer Systems Using Queues with Markov Modulated Service Rates,” Rutgers University Industrial Engineering Seminar, New Brunswick, N.J., Apr. 2005.

Gautam, N., “Service Engineering,” Pennsylvania State University Alpha Pi Mu Seminar, University Park, Penn., Mar. 2005.

Gautam, N., “Performance Analysis of Multi-Class Queues with Applications to Computer Systems,” Pennsylvania State University Operations Research Colloquium, University Park, Penn., Jan. 2005.

Gautam, N. and Y. Chen, “Pricing Issues in Web Hosting Services,” 13th INFORMS Applied Probability Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada, July 2005.

Gautam, N. and S. R. Mahabhashyam,“Queues with Markov Modulated Service Rates,” 13th INFORMS Applied Probability Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada, July 2005.

Gautam, N., A. Surana, S. R. T. Kumara and M. Greaves, “Designing a Network Infrastructure for Survivability of Multi-Agent Systems,” IASTED Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks, Innsbruck, Austria, Feb. 2005.

Gnanasambandam, S., S. Lee, S. R. T. Kumara and N. Gautam, “A Framework for Performance Control of Distributed Autonomous Agents,” 14th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Atlanta, Ga., May 2005.

Gnanasambandam, S., S. Lee, S. R. T. Kumara, N. Gautam, W. Peng, V. Manikonda, M. Brinn and M. Greaves, “An Autonomous Performance Control Framework for Distributed Multi-Agent Systems,” AAMAS, Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 2005.

Gnanasambandam, S., S. Lee, S. R. T. Kumara, N. Gautam, W. Peng, V. Manikonda, M. Brinn and M. Greaves, “Survivability of a Distributed Multi-Agent Application - A Performance Control Perspective,” IEEE MASS, Washington, D.C., Nov. 2005.

Squillante, M. S., N. Gautam, Y. Y. Zhang and A. Sivasubramaniam,“Generalized Parallel-Server Fork-Join Queues with Dynamic Scheduling of Iterative Multi-Stage Tasks,” 13th INFORMS Applied Probability Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada, July 2005.

Venkateswaran, A., V. Sarangan, N. Gautam and R. Acharya, “Impact of Mobility Prediction on the Temporal Stability of MANET Clustering Algorithms,” ACM PE-WASUN’05 Conference, Montreal, QC, Canada, Oct. 2005.

Hicks, I.V., “3-Separations and the Stable Set Polytope,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Hicks, I.V. and A. Koster, “Tutorials: Branch and Tree Decomposition Techniques for Discrete Optimization,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Hicks, I.V., “Discrete Optimization in Industrial Engineering,” MathFest XV, National Association of Mathematicians, Houston, Tex., Nov. 2005.

Botsali, A. R., B. Peters, G-A. Klutke, “Grid Layout Design for Retail Stores,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Klutke, G-A., “Enterprise Risk Engineering: New Directions in Probabilistic Analysis,” University of Michigan Graduate Seminar, Jan. 2005.

Klutke, G-A., “Inspecting Maintained Systems Subject to Random Degradation,” Atlanta, Ga., May 2005.

Acosta, C. and V. J. Leon, “A Global Manufacturing Model,” Global Manufacturing and China, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China, Oct. 31 – Nov. 1, 2005.

Hung, N. P. and V. J. Leon, “Manufacturing Education in the Global Manufacturing Scenario,” SME/CIRP International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering Education, San Luis Obispo, Cal., June 2005.

Jeong, I-J., and V. Jorge Leon, “An Improved Group Setup Strategy for PCB Assembly,” International Conference on Computational Science and its Applications (ICCSA), Singapore, May 2005.

Leon, V. J. and J. Wang, “Aligning Industry Trends and Manufacturing Engineering Curricula,” SME/CIRP International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering Education, San Luis Obispo, Cal., June 2005.

Wang, J. and V. J. Leon, “Future Manufacturing Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering Education,” SME HOUSTEX 2005 Advanced Productivity Exposition and Conference, Houston, Tex., Mar. 2005.

Hu, X., Muzy, A. and L. Ntaimo, “A Hybrid Agent- Cellular Space Modeling Approach for Fire Spread and Suppression Simulation,” Winter Simulation Conference, Orlando, Fla., Dec. 2005.

Ntaimo. L., “Discrete Event Modeling and Simulation of Forest Fire Spread and Suppression,” First Friday AAPO Lecture Series, Texas A&M University, College Station, Tex., Nov. 4, 2005.

Ntaimo, L., “A Comparative Study of Decomposition Algorithms for Stochastic Mixed-Integer Programming,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Ntaimo, L., “Decomposition Algorithms for Stochastic Combinatorial Optimization and Applications,” 14th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Atlanta, Ga., May 2005.

Ntaimo, L. “Disjunctive Decomposition with Branchand-Cut for Stochastic Mixed- Integer Programming,” IFORS, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 2005.

Ntaimo. L., “Integrating Fire Suppression into a DEVS Cellular Forest Fire Spread Model,” Spring Simulation Multi-Conference, San Diego, Cal., Apr. 2005.

Huang, T. and E. Tekin, “Single-Period Pricing Models with Demand Substitution,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Tekin, E., “Admission Control Policies for Systems with Specialized and Cross-Trained Servers,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Agrahari, H. and H. Üster, “Meta-Heuristics for Distribution Network Design with Truckload Consolidations,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Keskin, B. B., H. Üster and S. Çetinkaya, “A Production/Distribution System Design Problem with Inventory Policy Considerations,” 14th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Atlanta, Ga., May 2005.

Keskin, B. B., H. Üster, and S. Çetinkaya, “One-Warehouse Multi-Retailer Problem with Joint Inventory and Location Decisions,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Üster, H. and N. Maheshwari, “A Tabu Search Algorithm for Network Design in Truckload Industry,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Wilhelm, W. E., D. Warrier, J. S. Warren, I. V. Hicks, and S. Sachdeva, “Application of Branch-and-Price to the Maximum Weight Independent Set Problem,” University of Texas, May 29, 2005.

Wortman, M. A., “Reliability, Risk, and High-Stakes Wagering: A Computational Perspective,” State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, Oct. 28, 2005.

Wortman, M. A., “Engineering Design: High-Stakes Wagering,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Wortman, M. A., and A. Savachkin, “Flow-Matching Networks Subject to Random Capacity Disruptions,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2005.

Wortman, M. A. and A. Savachkin, “Capacity Dynamics of Flow-Matching Networks Exposed to Random Disruptions,” 14th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Altanta, Ga., May 2005.