Donna Potter
Executive Secretary

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Virginia Military Institute
345 Scott Shipp Hall
Lexington, VA  24450

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Publications

Refereed Journals

  • "Finding mixed strategy Nash equilibria with decision trees," International Review of Economics Education, in press, with T. Sen. [View PDF]
  • "Inventory management with log-normal demand per unit time," Computers & Operations Research, in press, with R. Rumí and A. Salmerón. [View PDF]
  • "Spreadsheet modeling of (Q,R) inventory policies," Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2013, in press. [View PDF]
  • "Mixed strategy Nash equilibria in signaling games," Theoretical Economics Letters, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2013, 52-64, with A. Basuchoudhary and G.N. Hartman. [View PDF]
  • "Mixture distributions for modelling demand during lead time," Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 64, No. 2, 2013, 217-228. [View PDF]
  • "Graphical models for economic profit maximization," INFORMS Transactions on Education, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2011, 43-56. [View PDF]
  • "A graphical method for valuing switching options," Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 61, 2010, 1596-1606, with J.M. Charnes. [View PDF]
  • "Performance of TIAA-CREF's recommended portfolios," Journal of Personal Finance, Vol. 8, 2009, 23-48, with A.J. Menas. [View PDF]
  • "A decision analysis approach to solving the signaling game," Decision Analysis, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2009, 239-255, with A. Basuchoudhary. [View PDF]
  • "Influence diagrams for capacity planning and pricing under uncertainty," Journal of Management Accounting Research, Vol. 21, 2009, 75-97. [View PDF]
  • "Efficiency of influence diagram models with continuous decisionon variables," Decision Support Systems, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2009, 257-266. [View PDF]
  • "Decision making with hybrid influence diagrams using mixtures of truncated exponentials," European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 186, No. 1, 2008, 261-275, with P.P. Shenoy [View PDF
  • "Influence diagrams with continuous decision variables and non-Gaussian uncertainties," Decision Analysis, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2007, 136-155. [View PDF]
  • "Approximating probability density functions in hybrid Bayesian networks with mixtures of truncated exponentials," Statistics and Computing, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2006, 293--308, with P.P. Shenoy and R. Rumí [View PDF]
  • "Operations for inference in continuous Bayesian networks with linear deterministic variables," International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, Vol. 42, No. 1-2, 2006, 21-36, with P.P. Shenoy [View PDF]
  • "On the plausibility transformation method for translating belief function models to probability models," International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, Vol. 41, No. 3, 2006, 314-330, with P.P. Shenoy [View PDF]
  • "Inference in hybrid Bayesian networks with mixtures of truncated exponentials," International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, Vol. 41, No. 3, 2006, 257-286, with P.P. Shenoy [View PDF]
  • "Telecommunications network evolution decisions: The Sprint/Nortel Networks real option valuation tool (practice abstract)," Interfaces, Vol. 34, No. 6, 2004, 438-440, with J.M. Charnes, B. Wallace, C. Kersch, J. Shubin, D. Hague, M. Krieger, and M. Bugenhagen. [View PDF]
  • "Real options volatility estimation with correlated inputs," The Engineering Economist, Vol. 49, No. 2, 2004, 119-137, with J.M. Charnes. [View PDF]
  • "A comparison of Bayesian and belief function reasoning," Information Systems Frontiers, Vol. 5, No. 4, 2003, 345-358, with P.P. Shenoy. [View PDF]

Edited Books & Referred Proceedings

  • "Piecewise linear approximations of nonlinear deterministic conditionals in continuous Bayesian networks," in A. Cano, M. Gómez-Olmedo, and T.D. Nielsen (eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth European Workshop on Probabilistic Graphical Models, 2012, 59-66, with P.P. Shenoy. [View PDF]
  • "Approximating the distribution of a sum of log-normal random variables," in A. Cano, M. Gómez-Olmedo, and T.D. Nielsen (eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth European Workshop on Probabilistic Graphical Models, 2012, 67-74, with R. Rumí and A. Salmerón. [View PDF]
  • "An influence diagram model for detecting credit card fraud," in P. Myllymaki, T. Roos, and T. Jaakkola (eds.), Proceedings of the Fifth European Workshop on Probabilistic Graphical Models, 2010, 89-96. [View PDF]
  • "Continuous decision variables with multiple continuous parents," in P. Myllymaki, T. Roos, and T. Jaakkola (eds.), Proceedings of the Fifth European Workshop on Probabilistic Graphical Models, 2010, 97-104. [View PDF]
  • "Measuring efficiency in influence diagram models," in M. Jaeger and T.D. Nielsen (eds.), Proceedings of the Fourth European Workshop on Probabilistic Graphical Models, 2008, 65-72. [View PDF]
  • "Predicting stock and portfolio returns using mixtures of truncated exponentials," in C. Sossai (ed.), Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning under Uncertainty, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3646, 2009, 781-792, with A. Salmerón and R. Rumí. [View PDF]
  • "Hybrid influence diagrams for threat identification," in B.A. Bodt and R.X. Sturdivant (eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Army Conference on Applied Statistics. [View PDF]
  • "Measuring efficiency in influence diagram models," in M. Jaeger and T.D. Nielsen (eds.), Proceedings of the Fourth European Workshop on Probabilistic Graphical Models, 2008, 65-72. [View PDF]
  • "Real options valuation," in S.G. Henderson et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the 2007 Winter Simulation Conference, 2007, in press, with J.M. Charnes. [View PDF]
  • "Bayesian network models with discrete and continuous variables," in P. Lucas, J.A. Gamez, and A. Salmerón (eds.), Advances in Probabilistic Graphical Models, Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, Vol. 213, 2007, 81--102, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, with A. Salmerón and R. Rumí [View PDF]
  • "Continuous decision MTE influence diagrams," in M. Studeny and J. Vomlel (eds.), Proceedings of the Third European Workshop on Probabilistic Graphical Models, 2006, 67-74. [View PDF]
  • "Modeling conditional distributions of continuous variables in Bayesian networks," in A.F. Famili et al. (eds.), Intelligent Data Analysis, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3646, 2005, 36-45, with R. Rumí and A. Salmerón. [View PDF]
  • "Hybrid Bayesian networks with linear deterministic variables," in F. Bacchus and T. Jaakkola (eds.), Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 21, 2005, 136-144, with P.P. Shenoy. [View PDF]
  • "Nonlinear deterministic relationships in Bayesian networks," in L. Godo (ed.), Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning under Uncertainty, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 3646, 2005, 27-38, with P.P. Shenoy. [View PDF]
  • "Hybrid influence diagrams using mixtures of truncated exponentials," in M. Chickering and J. Halpern (eds.), Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 20, 2005, 85-93, with P.P. Shenoy. [View PDF]
  • "Inference in hybrid Bayesian networks with deterministic variables," in P. Lucas (ed.), Proceedings of the Second European Workshop on Probabilistic Graphical Models, 2004, 57-64, with P.P. Shenoy. [View PDF]
  • "Approximating free exercise boundaries for American-style options using simulation and optimization," in R.G. Ingalls et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the 2004 Winter Simulation Conference, 2004, 1637-1644, with J.M. Charnes. [View PDF]
  • "Approximating probability density functions with mixtures of truncated exponentials," Proceedings of the Tenth Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems, 2004, 429-436, with P.P. Shenoy and R. Rumí. [View PDF]
  • "A comparison of methods for transforming belief function models to probability models," in T.D. Nielsen and N.L. Zhang (eds.), Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning under Uncertainty, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 2711, 2003, 255-266, with P.P. Shenoy. [View PDF]
  • "Simulation and optimization for real options valuation," in S. Chick et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the 2003 Winter Simulation Conference, 2003, 343-350, with J.M. Charnes. [View PDF]
  • "Inference in hybrid Bayesian networks with mixtures of truncated exponentials," in J. Vejnarová (ed.), Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Uncertainty Processing in Expert Systems, 2003, 47-63, with P.P. Shenoy. [View PDF