Publications by Thomas Whalen

108 publications in major international refereed conference proceedings

"Uncertainty Quantification (UQ) in Complex System of Systems (SoS) Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Environments"
MarvinJ, Whaen T, Morantz B, Deiotte r, Garrett R,
Proceedings International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) International Symposium 2014

"Propagation of Uncertainty in SystemsWith Both Probabilistic and Possibilistic Inputs"
Whalen, Thomas
Proceedings, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference,Cincinatti, 2014.



"Uncertainty quantification for possibilistic/probabilistic simulation."
Whalen, Thomas, Brad Morantz, and Murray Cohen.
Proceedings, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference,Cincinatti, 2013.



"Much ado about nothing: Fuzzy infinities and infinitesimals."
Whalen, Thomas, and M. Cohen.
Proceedings, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference,Cincinatti, 2012.


"Rare Threats: Possibilistic, Probabilistic, and Precautionary Analysis"
Whalen, T.
Proceedings, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference, El Paso, 2011.



"Assessing Probability and Possibility of Catastrophic Failure in Managed Systems Using Sparse Fuzzy Data"
Whalen T.
Proceedings, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference, Totonto, 2010



"Audit Client Composition and Predicting Large Bank Failures: A Possibilistic Approach"
Smolarski, J., Whalen, T.,
Proceedings, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference,Cincinatti, 2009

"Why We Need Fuzzy Models in Bio-Risk Assessment"
Thomas Taylor Jr, Thomas Whalen and Murray Cohen,
Proceedings, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference,Cincinatti, 2009

"Economic Value of Intelligence"
Whalen T.
Proceedings, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference,Cincinatti, 2009



"Application of Sensitivity Analysis, 'Worst Case' and Maximum Possible Risk (MPR) to Adventitious Events"
T. H. Taylor, Jr. T. Whalen M. Cohen
Proceedings, Joint Conference on Information Sciences, 2008.

"Explicit Spatial-Temporal Simulation of a Rare Disease"
L Bian, T Whalen, M Cohen, Y Huang, G Lee, E Lim, L Mao, Y Yang
Proceedings, Joint Conference on Information Sciences, 2008.

"Maximum Possible Risk Modeling"
M. Schütz, M. Cohen, T. Whalen, T. Taylor Jr., M. Strasser
Proceedings, Joint Conference on Information Sciences, 2008.

"Possibilistic Risk and Counterfactual Probabilities"
T. Whalen, T. Taylor, M. Cohen
Proceedings, Joint Conference on Information Sciences, 2008.

"Microbial Risk Assessment in a World of Evolving Public Health Needs"
M. Cohen T. H. Taylor, Jr. T. Whalen
Proceedings, Joint Conference on Information Sciences, 2008..

"Possibilistic Risk Assessment"
Thomas Whalen and Carl Bronn
Proceedings,  2007, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference, New York  (2008)



"Additive Weighted Ordered Weighted Average "
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings,  2007, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference, San Diego  (2007)



"Modeling Consensus and Competition with Improper S-Implications"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings,  2006, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference, Montreal  (2006).



 "Estimating a Random Walk using Fuzzily Recent Data."
Whalen, T. and G. P. Zhang, 
Proceedings,  2005, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference, Ann Arbor  (2005):139-144.



"Fuzzily recent data: a Monte Carlo experiment"
Thomas Whalen, G. Peter Zhang
Proceedings,  North American Fuzzy Information  Processing Society Conference, 2004, Banff, p. 941-943



"Controlling Selectivity and Consensus In Implication-Based Interpolation "
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, International Fuzzy Systems Association World Congress, Istanbul, 2003

"When Does Variable Idling Improve Performance in Cyclic Manufacturing Systems?"
Subhashish Samaddar, Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, 2003 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting,

"A Weighted Window Approach to Neural Network Time Series Forecasting"
Brad Morantz, Thomas Whalen, Peter G. Zhang
Proceedings, 2003 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting,


"Improper Strong Implication"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings,  North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference, 2002, New Orleans.


"Empirical Comparison of Techniques for Linguistic Approximation"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings,  North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference, 2001, Vancouver, Canada, p. 93-97.

"Decision Making With Fuzzy Statistical Confidence Intervals"
Brian Schott and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, First International Conference on Soft Computing  and Computing With Words in Systems Analysis, Decision, and Control, Antalya, Turkey, 2001, p76-80.


"Optimizing Ordinal Utility Using Quadratic Programming & Psychophysical Theory"
Thomas Whalen and Geng Wang
Proceedings,  North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference, Atlanta, 2000, p.307-310.

"Linguistic Approximation of Nonconvex Membership Functions Using 'Except' or 'Or'"
Brian Schott and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings,  North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference, Atlanta, 2000, p.388-391.

"Decision Risk Minimization by Computational Semiotics"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings, Joint Conference on Information Sciences, 2000, p33.36.


"Linguistic Summarization of Data for Making Pricing Decisions on Derivative Financial Instruments"
Gwangyong Gim and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, Eighth International Fuzzy Systems Association World Congress, Taipei, 1999, Volume 1, p. 34-38.

"Weakly Interacting Knowledge granules"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, Eighth International Fuzzy Systems Association World Congress,
        Taipei, 1999,  Volume 1, p. 410-414.

"Strongly Interacting Knowledge Granules"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, 1999 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems,
        Seoul, 1999,  volume 3, p. 1609-1614.

"Strong and Weak Knowledge Granules in Context"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, 1999 North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference,  New York, 1999, p.327-331


"Comparison of Probabilistic and Possibilistic Decision Support"
Brian Schott and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, Third International Conference on Applications of Fuzzy Logic and Soft Computing, 1998,  p. 42-47.

"Cubic Splines and Fuzzy Interpolation: A Visual Comparison"
Thomas Whalen and B. Schott
Proceedings, 17th Annual Meeting of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, 1998, p. 226-230.

"Defuzzification Nonmonotonicity in Material Implication Logics"
Brian Schott and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, 17th Annual Meeting of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, 1998, p. 291-295.

Mixed-Logic Interpolation of Differentiable Functions
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, 1998 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Anchorage, p.961-966


"Fuzzy Granulation and Modular Tiling: A Useful Duality"
Thomas Whalen
Proc. 1997 N. Amer. Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference p.288-293

"The Effect of Granule Size and Overlap On Mamdani-type Fuzzy Knowledge-Based Systems"
Thomas Whalen & Brian Schott
Proc. Third Joint Conference on Information Sciences, N. Carolina, 1997, Volume 1 p.214-29.
 


"Perspicuity and Robustness in a Hybrid Approach to Knowledge Acquisition"
Thomas Whalen and Gwangyong Gim
Proc. Int'l Multidisciplinary Conf. on Intelligent Systems: A Semiotic Perspective, Gaithersburg Md., 1669, p. 300-305.

"Superadditive Strong Implication in Fuzzy Rule-based Interpolation"
Thomas Whalen
Proc. Fifth IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, 1996, p. 1624-1630.

"Nonmonotonicity and Discretization Error in Fuzzy Rule-Based Control Using COA and MOM Defuzzificztion"
Brian Schott and Thomas Whalen
Proc. Fifth IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, 1996, p.450-456.

"On Kleene-Diens Inference"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings of 1996 NAFIPS Conference, p.536-540

"Hybrid Approach to Automated Knowledge Acquisition: Logical Second Order Models Making Sense of Neural Nets and Logistic Regression,"
Thomas Whalen, Gwangyong Gim, and K. Son,
Proceedings of 1996 World Congress on Expert Systems, Seoul, p.839-846.


"Hybrid Approaches to Automated Knowledge Acquisition and Human Knowledge Elicitation"
Gwangyong Gim and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings of 4th Annual Conf. on Fuzzy Theory & Technology,  N. Carolina, 1995, p.526-529.

"Exact Solutions for Interacting Rules Using Conjunctive Logic"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings Of 1995 NAFIPS Workshop, Maryland, p.369-372.

"An Empirical Study of Attractor Strength as a Function of Decision Structure""
Carol Hartz, Brian Schott, and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings Of 1995 NAFIPS Workshop, Maryland, p. 281--285.

"Term Set Design in Fuzzy Controllers"
Brian Schott and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings Of Sixth International Fuzzy Systems Association Conference, Brazil, July 1995 p.185-188.

"Exact Solutions for Rule Interactions Using Parameterized R-Implications
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings Of Sixth International Fuzzy Systems Association Conference, Brazil, July 1995, p.507-510.


"Rule Interactions in Generalized Modus Ponens with Parameterized S-Implications"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings of 3rd Annual Conf. on Fuzzy Theory & Technology, Pinehurst, N. Carolina, 1994, p. 128-132.

"Decision Tranquillity Under Choice: An Empirical Study of the Continuum of Tranquillity"
Brian Schott, Carol Hartz, and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, 1994 Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, p. 166-167, 1994.

"Dimensions of Knowledge: Fact or Skill, Quality or Quantity:
Gwangyong Gim and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, 1994 Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, p. 447-448, 1994.

"Consensus and Selectivity in Fuzzy Rule Based Interpolation"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, 1994 Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, p. 18-21, 1994.

"Alternative Fuzzy Controller Logics"
Brian Schott and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, Third IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, 1994, p.1568-1573.
 



"An Object-Oriented Approach for Knowledge-Based System for Qualitative Data Analysis"
Bijan Fazlollahi, Mihir Parikh and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, First European Conference on Fuzzy and Intelligent Technologies, 1993, p.229-235

"Whittaker Graduation is Lukasiewicz Fuzzy Graduation"
Gwangyong Gim and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, 1993 North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Workshop, p.212-216.

"Discretization Error in Fuzzy Logic Modeling"
Thomas Whalen, Gwangyong Gim, and Brian Schott
Proceedings, Fifth International Fuzzy Systems Association World Congress, 1993, p.46-49.

"Graduating Actuarial Tables Using Fuzzy Set Theory"
Thomas Whalen and Gwangyong Gim
Proceedings, Fifth International Fuzzy Systems Association World Congress, 1993, p.183-186.

"Optimal Tuning of a Fuzzy Controller Using Box' 'Complex' Algorithm"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings, Fifth International Fuzzy Systems Association World Congress, 1993, p.1350-1353.

"Hybrid Neural-Statistical Classification System for Potential Medical Malpractice Claims"
Thomas Whalen and Gwangyong Gim
Proceedings, Second Decision Science Institute International Meeting, 1993, p.216-219.

"Lexicographic Tuning of a Fuzzy Controller Using Box' 'Complex' Algorithm"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings, Second IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, 1993, p.285-290.

"Fuzzy Sensitivity Analysis in a DSS Modeling an Oligopolistic Environment"
Brian Schott and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, Second IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, 1993, p.768-772.
 


"Decision Analysis With Approximate Probabilities"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, 1992 North American Fuzzy Information Processing Association Conference, pages 229-238, 1992.

"Tuning a Fuzzy Controller using Quadratic Response Surfaces"
Brian Schott and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, 1992 North American Fuzzy Information Processing  Association Conference, pages 330-339, 1992.

"Effect of Communication Media on Human-Computer and Human-to-Human Interactions in Distant Group Decision Making"
Yong Jong Hur and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, 1992 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, pages 635-637, 1992.

"Empirical Validation of Yager's Measure of Decision Tranquility"
Brian Schott and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, 1992 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, p. 585-602.



"Varieties of Hedged Implication"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, International Fuzzy Systems Association 1991Conference, Volume: Artificial Intelligence, pages 206-209, 1991.

"Numerical Construction of Fuzzy Profit"
Brian Schott and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, International Fuzzy Systems Association 1991 Conference, Volume: Computer, Management & Systems Science, pages 240-243, 1991.

"Analysis of Error in Fuzzy Inference"
Brian Schott and Thomas Whalen
Proceedingss, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society 1991 Workshop, p.78-81, 1991

"Decisions With Underdetermined Probabilities"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedingss, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Workshop, p.8-12, 1991

"Actions as Evidence:  Multiple Epistemic Agents Acting Under Uncertainty"
Thomas Whalen and Hamid Berenji
Proceedings, Second Annual Conf. on AI, Simulation and Planning in High Autonomy Systems, p.21-30, 1991.
 


"Hurwicz and Regret Criteria Extended to Decisions With Interval Probabilities"
Thomas Whalen and Carl Bronn
Proceedings, 1990 North American Fuzzy Information Processing Association Conference p.219-222, 1990.

"Sources of Error in Fuzzy Inference"
Brian Schott and Thomas Whalen
Proceedings, 1990 North American Fuzzy Information Processing Association Conference p.223-226, 1990.


"Evidential Teams and Group Decision Making"
Thomas Whalen and Carl Bronn
Proceedings of the Third International Fuzzy Systems Association Conference, 1989.

"Usuality in Fuzzy Set Logic"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings of the Third International Fuzzy Systems Association Conference, 1989.


"Prejudice, Denial, and Modus Ponens in Forward Inference"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings, 1988 North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference..

"Control of Linguistic Inference Through Interactive Graphics"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings, 1988 North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference.

Experimental Evaluation of Nominal Groups With Dichotomous Points of View"
Thomas Whalen and Davant Bullard
Proceedings, 1988 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.

The Effects of Ambiguity, Completeness, and Experience on Managers' Performance"
Thomas Whalen, Dale Shao, Brian Schott, and Nancy Hall
Proceedings, 1988 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.


"Uncertainty, Complexity, and Equivocality in Organizational Information"
Thomas Whalen and Dwight Tabor
Modeling and Simulation 18:3 (Proceedings of Eighteenth Annual Conference), 1987.

"Uncertainty, Complexity, Equivocality:  Decision Support Systems Implications"
Thomas Whalen and Dwight Tabor
Proceedings of 1987 IEEE Int'l Conference on Systems, Man, & Cybernetics.

"Modus Ponens, Modus Tollens, and Fuzzy Relations in Goal Directed Inference"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings of 1987 IEEE Int'l Conference on Systems, Man, & Cybernetics.

"Searching for the Best Problem-Solving Tools While the Problem is Still Ill-Structured"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings of International Symposium on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Engineering, 1987.

"Three Reasons for Approximate Reasoning"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings of Second International Fuzzy Systems Association Conference, Tokyo, 1987.

"Backward Chaining with Fuzzy Goals and Rules"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings of 1987 North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Workshop.


"A Linguistic Inference System With Mixed-Initiative Dialog"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings of 1986 North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference.

"Evaluation of a Fuzzy Knowledge System for Liquidity Assessment"
Thomas Whalen, Fred Ganoe, and Brian Schott
Proceedings of 1986 North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference.

"Decision Making Under Generalized Uncertainty:  Comparison of Techniques"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings of 1986 IEEE Int'l Conference on Systems, Man, & Cybernetics.

"Evaluation of the Cause Diagnosis Function of a Prototype Fuzzy-Logic-Based Knowledge System for Financial Ratio Analysis"
Thomas Whalen, Fred Ganoe, and Dwight Tabor
Proceedings of 1986 IEEE Int'l Conference on Systems, Man, & Cybernetics.

"Efficient Knowledge Representation For Linguistic Inference"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings of 1986 Conference on Intelligent Systems & Machines.

"Beginners' Strategies in Example Based Expert Systems"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings of 1986 Int'l Symposium of Methodologies for Intelligent Systems.


"SAPIR:  A New Approach to Linguistic Approximation"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings of 1985 IEEE Int'l Conference on Systems, Man, & Cybernetics.

"Advances in Linguistic Processing"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings of 1985 IEEE Int'l Conference on Languages for Automation.

"Programming Languages for Fuzzy Expert Systems:  APL vs. LISP"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings of 1985 Conference on Intelligent Systems & Machines.

"Expert Systems to Support Business Managers"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings of 1985 American Institute for Decision Sciences National Conference.

"An Interdisciplinary Practicum in Expert Systems"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings of 1985 Int'l Business School Computer Users Group North American Conference.


"Decision Analysis With Commensurate Ordinal Data"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings of 1984 IEEE Int'l Conference on Systems, Man, & Cybernetics.

"Symbolic Structures, Duality, and Fuzzy Mathematics in a Scheduling Decision Support System"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings of 1984 IEEE Int'l Conference on Systems, Man, & Cybernetics.

"A Scheduling Decision Support System Using Fuzzy Mathematics"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings of 1984 American Institute for Decision Sciences National Conference.

"Fuzzy Knowledge Based Decision Support Systems"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings of 1984 Association for Computing Machinery Southeastern Conference.


"fINDex, An Intelligent Index for Business Forecasting"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings of 1983 IEEE Int'l Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics.

"Representing and Manipulating Fuzzy Knowledge About Forecasting Problems and Techniques"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings of 1983 IEEE Int'l Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics.



"Decision Analysis With Very Little Information"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings of 1982 American Society for Information Science Mid-year Conference.

"Fault Diagnosis in a Fuzzy Network"
Thomas Whalen, Brian Schott, and Fred Ganoe
Proceedings of 1982 IEEE Int'l Conference on Cybernetics & Society.



"Infrastructures for an Information Society"
Thomas Whalen, S. Harris, W. Robinson, C. Esperson, and E. Martin
Proceedings of 1981 IEEE Int'l Conference on Cybernetics & Society.

"Fuzzy Production Systems For Decision Support"
Thomas Whalen and Brian Schott
Proceedings of 1981 IEEE Int'l Conference on Cybernetics & Society.

"Fuzzy Mathematics:  Applications For Decision Science"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings of 1981 American Institute for Decision Sciences National Conference.



"Risk Minimization Using L-Fuzzy Sets"
Thomas Whalen
Proceedings of 1980 IEEE Int'l Conference on Cybernetics & Society.



"The Decision Analysis Problem as an Experimental Paradigm for the Study of Human Information Processing"
Thomas Whalen and Su-Wah Chan
Proceedings of 1979 IEEE Int'l Conference on Cybernetics & Society.