Articles

Invited Articles:

  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2012, Why risk analysis is difficult, and some thoughts on how to proceed, Risk Analysis, 32(10): 1638-1646.
  • Izuru Takewaki and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2008, Info-gap robust design of passively controlled structures with load and model uncertainties, to appear in Structural Design Optimization Considering Uncertainties, Yiannis Tsompanakis, editor. Taylor and Francis Publishers.
  • Izuru Takewaki and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2005, Info-gap robust design with load and model uncertainties, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 288: 551-570.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2005, Info-gap Decision Theory For Engineering Design. Or: Why `Good’ is Preferable to `Best’, appearing as chapter 11 in Engineering Design Reliability Handbook, Edited by E. Nikolaides, D. Ghiocel and Surendra Singhal, CRC Press.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2000, Robustness of model-based fault diagnosis: Decisions with information-gap models of uncertainty.International Journal of Systems Science, 31: 1511-1518.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 1998, Reliability of Vibrating Structures With Uncertain Inputs. Shock and Vibration Digest, 30: 106-113.
  • Y. Ben-Haim, S. Cogan and L. Sanseigne, 1998, Usability of Mathematical Models in Mechanical Decision Processes,Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 12: 121-134.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 1997, Robust reliability of structures, Advances in Applied Mechanics, vol.33, pp.1-41.

Book Chapters:

  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2005, Info-gap Decision Theory For Engineering Design. Or: Why `Good’ is Preferable to `Best’, appearing as chapter 11 in Engineering Design Reliability Handbook, Edited by Efstratios Nikolaidis, Dan M.Ghiocel and Surendra Singhal, CRC Press, Boca Raton.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2007, Peirce, Haack and Info-gaps, pp.150–164 in Susan Haack, A Lady of Distinctions: The Philosopher Responds to Her Critics, edited by Cornelis de Waal, Prometheus Books, Amherst, New York.
  • Izuru Takewaki and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2007, Info-gap robust design of passively controlled structures with load and model uncertainties, appearing in Structural Design Optimization Considering Uncertainties, Yiannis Tsompanakis, Nikkos D. Lagaros and Manolis Papadrakakis, editors. Taylor and Francis Publishers.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2014, Order and Indeterminism: An Info-Gap Perspective, in Error and Uncertainty in Scientific Practice,Marcel Boumans, Giora Hon, and Arthur Petersen, editors, Pickering & Chatto Publishers, London.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2017, Management of Invasive Species: Info-Gap Perspectives, appearing in Managing Invasive Species, Terry Walshe and Mark A. Burgman, eds., Cambridge University Press.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, Info-gap decision theory, in V.A.W.J. Marchau, W.E. Walker, P. Bloemen, and S.W. Popper (eds.), Decisionmaking Under Deep Uncertainty: From Theory to Practice, Springer, forthcoming.

Humanistic Publications:

  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2007, Peirce, Haack and Info-gaps, in Susan Haack, A Lady of Distinctions: The Philosopher Responds to Her Critics, edited by Cornelis de Waal, Prometheus Books.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2001, New directions in information, uncertainty and decision for mechanical systems analysis, editorial introduction to special issue of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 15: 453-455.
  • Avy Shtub, Sary Regev and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2000, Sikun m’hushav (Calculated Risk), Tasiah v’Nihul, issue #50, pp.32-37.A pdf file in hebrew.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2000, Why the best engineers should study humanities, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education. 28:195 – 200
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, Art and the Exponential: Graphical Exploration of the Matrix Exponential Function, Leonardo,Journal of the International Society for Arts, Sciences and Technology, 30: 49-52 (1997).
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, Cheerful Curse, a poem. Physics Today, December 1997, vol.50, p.144.

Selected Articles:

  • Yoshihiro Kanno, Shinnosuke Fujita and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2018, Structural Design for earthquake resilience: Info-gap management of uncertainty, Structural Safety, to appear. Pre-publication version.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2017, Does a better model yield a better argument? An info-gap analysis, Proceedings of the Royal Society, A, 20160890. Link to the PRSA site. Summarized on Phys.org here.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim and Maria Demertzis, 2016, Decision making in times of uncertainty: An info-gap perspective,  Economics, The Open-Access, Open Assessment e-journal, Special Issue Radical Uncertainty and Its Implications for Economics. No. 2016-23. Pre-print. Click here for the official version.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, Policy neutrality and uncertainty: An info-gap perspective, to appear in Intelligence and National Security, vol.31, #7, pp.978-992. Pre-print.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2016, Uncertainty and deterrence, Air and Space Power Journal – A&F, vol. 7, issue 3. English online version. French online version.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2015, Uncertainty and deterrence, International Studies Association Annual Conference, 18–21 February 2015, New Orleans. Pre-print.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2015, Facing the unknown: Dealing with uncertainty in defense policy and strategic decisions, Parameters, the US Army War College Quarterly, 45(3), Autumn 2015.
  • Michael Smithson and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2015, Reasoned decision making without math? Adaptability and robustness in response to surprise, Risk Analysis,  vol.35, #10, pp.1911-1918.
  • Yakov Ben Haim, Miriam Zacksenhouse, Ronit Eshel, Raphael Levi, Avi Fuerst and Wayne Bentley, 2014, Failure detection with likelihood ratio tests and uncertain probabilities: An info-gap application, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 48, pp.1-14.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2014, Robust satisficing and the probability of survival, International Journal of Systems Science, 45(1): 3-19, appearing on-line 9 May 2012.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2014, Strategy selection: An info-gap methodology, Defense & Security Analysis, 30(2): 106-119.
  • Yemshanov, Denys, Frank H. Koch, Yakov Ben-Haim, Marla Downing, Frank Sapio and Marty Siltanen, 2013, A new multi-criteria risk mapping approach based on a multi-attribute frontier concept, Risk Analysis, 33(9): 1694-1709. On-line version: DOI: 10.1111/risa.12013
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, Nicola M. Zetola and Clifford Dacso, Info-Gap Management of Public Health Policy for TB with HIV-Prevalence, BMC Public Health, to appear. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-1091, URL: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/1091
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, Craig Osteen and L. Joe Moffitt, 2013, Policy Dilemma of Innovation: An Info-Gap Approach, Ecological Economics, 85: 130-138.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, Doing Our Best: Optimization and the Management of Risk, 2012, Risk Analysis,32(8): 1326-1332.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, Robust satisficing and the probability of survival, 2012, International Jounal of System Science, appearing on-line 9 May 2012.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2012, Modeling and design of a Hertzian contact: An info-gap approach, Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design,47(3): 153-162.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim and Francois Hemez, 2012, Robustness, Fidelity and Prediction-Looseness of Models, Proceedings of the Royal Society, A, 468: 227-244.
  • Yoshihiro Kanno and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2011, Redundancy and Robustness, Or, When is Redundancy Redundant? ASCEJournal of Structural Engineering, 137(9): 935-945.
  • Schwartz, Barry, Yakov Ben-Haim, and Cliff Dacso, 2011, What Makes a Good Decision? Robust Satisficing as a Normative Standard of Rational Behaviour, Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, 41(2): 209-227.
  • Davidovitch, Lior and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2011, Is your profiling strategy robust?, Law, Probability and Risk, 10: 59-76.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2011, Interpreting Null Results from Measurements with uncertain correlations: An Info-gap approach, Risk Analysis, vol.31 (1), pp.78-85.
  • Tanya Mirer and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2010, Reliability Assessment of explosive material based on penalty tests: An info-gap approach, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part O, Journal of Risk and Reliability, vol. 224(4), pp.346-355.
  • Sisso, Itay, Tal Shima, and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2010, Info-gap approach to multi agent search under severe uncertainty, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol.26, \#6, pp.1032-1041.
  • Lior Davidovitch and Yakov Ben-Haim, Robust Satisficing Voting: Why are uncertain voters biased towards sincerity? Public Choice, vol.145, Issue 1, pp.265-280. Abstract.
  • M.A. Burgman, B.A. Wintle, C.A. Thompson, A. Moilanen, M.C. Runge, and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2009, Reconciling uncertain costs and benefits in Bayes nets for invasive species management, Risk Analysis: An International Journal, vol.30, #2, pp.277-284.
  • Yemshanov, Denys, Frank H. Koch, Yakov Ben-Haim and William D. Smith, 2010, Detection capacity, information gaps and the design of surveillance programs for invasive forest pests, Journal of Environmental Management, 91: 2535-2546.
  • Yemshanov, Denys, Frank H. Koch, Yakov Ben-Haim and William D. Smith, 2010, Robustness of risk maps and survey networks to knowledge gaps about a new invasive pest, Risk Analysis: An International Journal, vol.30, #2, pp.261-276.
  • Lior Davidovitch, Richard Stoklosa, Jonathan Majer, Alex Nietrzeba, Peter Whittle, Kerrie Mengersen and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2009, Info-Gap theory and robust design of surveillance for invasive species: The case study of Barrow Island, Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 90, Issue 8, pp.2785-2793.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, Miriam Zacksenhouse, Carmit Keren and Clifford C. Dacso, 2009, Do We Know How to Set Decision Thresholds for Diabetes?, Medical Hypotheses, 73: 189-193. Working paper version.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, Clifford C. Dacso, Jonathon Carrasco and Nithin Rajan, 2009, Heterogeneous Uncertainties in Cholesterol Management, International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, 50: 1046-1065.
  • Atte Moilanen, Astrid van Teeffelen, Yakov Ben-Haim and Simon Ferrier, 2009, How much compensation is enough? A framework for incorporating uncertainty and time discounting when calculating offset ratios for impacted habitat, Restoration Ecology, vol.17, #4, pp.470-478.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, Info-gap forecasting and the advantage of sub-optimal models, 2009, European Journal of Operational Research, 197: 203-213. Working paper version.
  • John K. Stranlund and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2008, Price-based vs. quantity-based environmental regulation under Knightian uncertainty: An info-gap robust satisficing perspective, Journal of Environmental Management, 87: 443-449.
  • David R. Fox, Yakov Ben-Haim, Keith R. Hayes, Michael McCarthy, Brendan Wintle, Piers Dunstan, 2007, An info-gap approach to power and sample size calculations, Environmetrics, vol. 18, pp.189-203.
  • Atte Moilanen, Michael C. Runge, Jane Elith, Andrew Tyre, Yohay Carmel, Eric Fegraus, Brendan Wintle, Mark Burgman and Yakov Ben-Haim, Planning for robust reserve networks using uncertainty analysis, Ecological Modelling, vol. 199, issue 1, pp.115-124.
  • Sary Regev, Avraham Shtub and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2006, Managing project risks as knowledge gaps, Project Management Journal, vol. 37, issue #5, pp.17-25.
  • S.Gareth Pierce, Yakov Ben-Haim, Keith Worden, Graeme Manson, 2006, Evaluation of neural network robust reliability using information-gap theory, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, vol.17, No.6, pp.1349-1361.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2005, Value at risk with Info-gap uncertainty, Journal of Risk Finance, vol. 6, #5, pp.388-403.
  • Yohay Carmel and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2005, Info-gap robust-satisficing model of foraging behavior: Do foragers optimize or satisfice?, American Naturalist, 166: 633-641.
  • Helen M. Regan, Yakov Ben-Haim, Bill Langford, Will G. Wilson, Per Lundberg, Sandy J. Andelman, Mark A. Burgman, 2005, Robust decision making under severe uncertainty for conservation management, Ecological Applications, vol.15(4): 1471-1477.
  • Francois M.Hemez and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2004, Info-gap robustness for the correlation of tests and simulations of a nonlinear transient, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 18, #6, pp.1443-1467.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2004, Uncertainty, probability and information-gaps, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 85: 249-266.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim and Keith W. Hipel, 2002, The graph model for conflict resolution with information-gap uncertainty in preferences, Applied Mathematics and Computation, 126: 319-340.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2000, Robust rationality and decisions under severe uncertainty, Journal of the Franklin Institute, 337: 171-199.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 1999, Set-models of information-gap uncertainty: Axioms and inference schemes, Journal of the Franklin Institute, 336: 1093-1117.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 1999, Design certification with information-gap uncertainty. Structural Safety. 21: 269-289.
  • Keith W. Hipel and Yakov Ben-Haim, 1999, Decision making in an uncertain world: Information-gap modelling in water resources management, IEEE Trans., Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part C. 29: 506-517.
  • Y. Ben-Haim, 1998, Sequential Tests Based on Convex Models of Uncertainty, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 12: 427-448.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim and Alexander Laufer, 1998, Robust Reliability of Projects With Activity-Duration Uncertainty, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 124: 125-132.
  • Y. Ben-Haim, 1997, Beyond maximum entropy: Exploring the structure of uncertainty, in H.G. Natke and Y. Ben-Haim, eds.,Uncertainty: Models and Measures, Proceedings of a Volkswagen Foundation Workshop. Akademie-Verlag, Berlin.
  • S. Cogan, G. Lallement, F. Ayer and Y. Ben-Haim, 1997, Model order reduction by selective sensitivity, AIAA Journal, 35: 557-562.
  • Y. Ben-Haim, G. Chen and T.T. Soong, 1996, Maximum Structural Response Using Convex Models, ASCE J. Engineering Mechanics, 122: 325-333.
  • S. Cogan, G. Lallement, F. Ayer and Y. Ben-Haim, 1995, Updating linear elastic models with modal selective sensitivity,Inverse Problems in Engineering, 2: 29-47.
  • Y. Ben-Haim, 1995, A non-probabilistic measure of reliability of linear systems based on expansion of convex models,Structural Safety, 17:91-109.
  • Y. Ben-Haim, 1995, A Note on Convex Models of Uncertainty for Small Initial Imperfections of Non-Linear Structures,Zeitschrift fuer Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik, 75: 901-908.
  • Y. Ben-Haim, 1994, A non-probabilistic concept of reliability, Structural Safety, 14: 227-245.
  • Y. Ben-Haim, 1994, Fatigue lifetime with load uncertainty represented by convex model, ASCE, J. Engineering Mechanics, 120: 445-462.
  • Y. Ben-Haim, 1994, Convex Models of Uncertainty: Applications and Implications, Erkenntnis: An International Journal of Analytic Philosophy, 41: 139-156.
  • Y. Ben-Haim, 1993, Convex models for uncertainty in radial pulse buckling of shells, ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, 60: 683-688.
  • Y. Ben-Haim and U. Prells, 1993, Selective sensitivity in the frequency domain, Part I: Theory. Part II: Applications.Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 7: 461-475, 551-574.
  • Y. Ben-Haim, 1993, Failure of an axially compressed beam with uncertain initial deflection of bounded strain energy, International Journal of Engineering Science, 31:989-1001.
  • Y. Ben-Haim, 1993, Identification of certain polynomial nonlinear structures by adaptive selectively-sensitive excitation, ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 115:246-255.
  • Y. Ben-Haim, 1992, Adaptive diagnosis of faults in elastic structures by static displacement measurement: The method of selective sensitivity, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 6: 85-96.
  • Y. Ben-Haim, 1990, Optimizing multi-hypothesis diagnosis of control-actuator failures in linear systems, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 13: 744-750.