Papers on Model Validation and Uncertainty Quantification

* indicates Atamturktur's graduate students

** indicates other graduate students

Brown A. and Atamturktur S. (2018), “Nonparametric Functional Calibration of Computer Models,” Statistica Sinica (Institute of Statistical Science), Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 721-742.

Prabhu S.*, Atamturktur S., and Cogan S. (2017), "Model assessment in scientific computing: Considering robustness to uncertainty in input parameters,” Engineering Computations: International Journal for Computer-Aided Engineering and Software (Emerald), Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 1700-1723.

Bi S.**, Prabhu S.*, Cogan S., and Atamturktur S. (2017), “Uncertainty Quantification Metrics with Varying Statistical Information in Model Calibration and Validation,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 55, No. 10, pp. 3570-3583.

Stevens G.*and Atamturktur S., (2017), "Mitigating Error and Uncertainty in Partitioned Analysis: A Review of Verification, Calibration and Validation Methods for Coupled Simulations," Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 557-571.

Stevens G.*, Atamturktur S., Lebensohn R., and Kaschner G. (2016), "Experiment-Based Validation and Uncertainty Quantification of Coupled Multi-scale Plasticity Models," Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures (Emerald), Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 151-176. 

Atamturktur S. and Farajpour I.* (2015), “Resource Allocation for Code Development in Partitioned Models,” Engineering Computations: International Journal for Computer-Aided Engineering and Software (Emerald), Vol. 32, No. 7, pp. 1981-2004. 

Atamturktur S., Egeberg M.*, Stevens G.*, and Hemez F. (2015), "Defining Coverage of an Operational Domain using a Modified Nearest-Neighbor Metric," Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (Elsevier), Vol. 50-51, pp. 349-361.

Atamturktur S., Liu Z.*, Cogan S., and Juang C. H. (2015), “Calibration of Imprecise and Inaccurate Numerical Models Considering Fidelity and Robustness: A Multi-Objective Optimization-Based Approach,” Structural and Multi-Disciplinary Optimization (Springer), Vol. 51, No. 3, pp. 659-671. 

Atamturktur S., Hegenderfer J.*, Williams B., and Unal C. (2015), “Selection Criterion Based on an Exploration-Exploitation Approach for Optimal Design of Experiments,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics (ASCE), Vol. 141, No. 1. 

Atamturktur S., Hegenderfer J.*, Williams B., Egeberg M.*, Lebensohn R., and Unal C. (2015), “A Resource Allocation Framework for Experiment-Based Validation of Numerical Models,” Journal of Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures (Taylor & Francis), Vol. 22, No. 8, pp. 641-654.

Deng Z., Bi S.*, and Atamturktur S., (2014), “Stochastic Model Updating using Distance Discrimination Analysis,” Chinese Journal of Aeronautics (Elsevier), Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 1188-1198. 

Van Buren K.*, Atamturktur S., and Hemez F. (2014), “Model Selection through Robustness and Fidelity Criteria: Modeling the Dynamics of the CX-100 Wind Turbine Blade,” Journal of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (Elsevier), Vol. 43, No. 1-2, pp. 246-259.

Prabhu S.*, Atamturktur S., Brosnan D., Messier P., and Dorrance R., (2014), “Foundation Settlement Analysis of Fort Sumter National Monument: Model Development and Predictive Assessment,” Engineering Structures (Elsevier), Vol. 65, pp. 1-12.

Farajpour I.* and Atamturktur S. (2014), “Partitioned Analysis of Coupled Numerical Models Considering Imprecise Parameters and Inexact Models,” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering (ASCE), Vol. 28, No. 1, pp., 145–155.

Atamturktur S. and Prabhu S.* (2013), “Simulation Based Structural Analysis of Fort Sumter Considering Foundation Settlement,” Structures Magazine, May, pp. 26-29.

Hegenderfer J.* and Atamturktur S. (2013), “Prioritization of Code Development Efforts in Partitioned Analysis,” Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (Wiley), Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 289-306.

Atamturktur S., Williams B., Egeberg M.*, and Unal C. (2013), “Batch Sequential Design of Optimal Experiments for Improved Predictive Maturity in Physics-Based Modeling,” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (Springer), Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 549-569.

Farajpour I.* and Atamturktur S. (2013), “Error and Uncertainty Analysis of Inexact and Imprecise Computer Models,” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering (ASCE), Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 407-418.

Van Buren K.*, Mollineaux M.**, Hemez F., and Atamturktur S. (2013), “Simulating the Dynamics of Wind Turbine Blades: Part II, Model Validation & Uncertainty Quantification,” Wind Energy (Wiley), Vol. 16, No. 5, pp. 741-758.

Mollineaux M.**, Van Buren K.*, Hemez F., and Atamturktur S. (2012), “Simulating the Dynamics of Wind Turbine Blades: Part I, Model Development and Verification,” Wind Energy (Wiley), Vol. 16, No. 5, pp. 694-710.

Van Buren K.* and Atamturktur S. (2012), “A Comparative Study: Predictive Modeling of Wind Turbine Blades,” Wind Engineering, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 235-250.

Atamturktur S., Li T.*, Ramage M., and Farajpour I.* (2012), “Load Carrying Capacity Assessment of a Scaled Masonry Dome: Simulations Validated with Non-Destructive and Destructive Measurements,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 34, pp. 418-429.

Atamturktur S., Hemez F., and Laman J. (2012), "Uncertainty Quantification in Model Verification and Validation as Applied to Large Scale Historic Masonry Monuments," Engineering Structures (Elsevier), Vol. 43, pp. 221-234. 

Atamturktur S. and Sevim B. (2012), “Seismic Performance Assessment of Masonry Tile Domes through Nonlinear Finite-Element Analysis,” Journal of Performance of Constructed (ASCE), Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 410-423.

Atamturktur S. and Laman J. (2012), "Finite Element Model Correlation and Calibration of Historic Masonry Monuments: Review," Journal of Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings (Wiley), Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 96-113. 

Juang C.H., Luo Z.*, Atamturktur S., and Huang H. (2012), “Bayesian Updating of Soil Parameters for Braced Excavations Using Field Observations,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (ASCE), Vol. 139, No. 3, pp. 395-406.

Farajpour I.* and Atamturktur S. (2012), “Optimization-Based Strong Coupling Procedure for Partitioned Analysis.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering (ASCE), Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 648-660.

Atamturktur S., Hemez F., Williams B., Tome C., and Unal C. (2011), “A Forecasting Metric for Predictive Modeling,” Computers and Structures (Elsevier), Vol. 89, No. 23-24, pp. 2377-2387.

Hemez F. and Atamturktur S. (2011), “The Dangers of Sparse Sampling for the Quantification of Margin and Uncertainty,” Reliability Engineering & System Safety (Elsevier), Vol. 96, No. 9, pp. 1220-1231.

Unal C., Williams B., Hemez F., Atamturktur S., and McClure P. (2011), “Improved Best Estimate Plus Uncertainty Methodology, Including Advanced Validation Concepts, to License Evolving Nuclear Reactors,” Nuclear Engineering and Design (Elsevier), No. 241, No. 5, pp. 1813-1833.

Sevim B., Bayraktar A., Altunişik A.C., Atamturktur S., and Birinci F. (2011), “Finite Element Model Calibration Effects on the Earthquake Response of Masonry Arch Bridges,” Finite Elements in Analysis and Design (Elsevier), Vol. 47, No. 7, pp. 621-634. 

Sevim B., Bayraktar A., Altunişik A. C., Atamturktur S., and Birinci F. (2011), “Assessment of Nonlinear Seismic Performance of a Restored Historical Arch Bridge using Ambient Vibrations,” Nonlinear Dynamics (Springer), Vol. 63, No. 4, pp. 755-770.

Atamturktur S. and Boothby T. (2010), “Stochastic Bayesian Calibration of Finite Element Models of Masonry Vaults,” The Masonry Society Journal (TMS), Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 77-93.

Atamturktur S., Hemez F.M., and Unal C. (2010), “Calibration under Uncertainty for Finite Element Models of Masonry,” Los Alamos Technical Report, LA-14414.

Hemez F., Atamturktur S., and Unal C. (2010), “Defining Predictive Maturity for Validated Numerical Models,” Computers and Structures (Elsevier), Vol. 88, No. 7-8, pp. 497-505.

Atamturktur S. and Boothby T. (2007), “The Development of Finite Element Models and the Horizontal Thrust of Guastavino Domes,” The Journal of Preservation Technology (The Association for Preservation Technology International), Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 21-29.