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Durham University

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Staff

Matthias Troffaes - all publications

Journal Article

Authored book

Edited book

  • Augustin, Thomas, Coolen, Frank P. A., De Cooman, Gert & Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2014). Introduction to Imprecise Probabilities. Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics. Wiley.
  • Coolen-Schrijner, Pauline, Coolen, Frank P. A., Troffaes, Matthias C. M., Augustin, Thomas & Gupta, Sat (2009). Imprecision in Statistical Theory and Practice. Grace Scientific Publishing.

Chapter in book

  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Hable, Robert (2014). Computation. In Introduction to Imprecise Probabilities. Augustin, Thomas, Coolen, Frank P. A., De Cooman, Gert & Troffaes, Matthias C. M. Wiley. 329-337.
  • Huntley, Nathan, Hable, Robert & Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2014). Decision making. In Introduction to Imprecise Probabilities. Augustin, Thomas, Coolen, Frank P. A., de Cooman, Gert & Troffaes, Matthias C. M. Wiley. 190-206.
  • Coolen, Frank P. A., Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Augustin, Thomas (2011). Imprecise probability. In International Encyclopedia of Statistical Science. Lovric, Miodrag Springer.
  • Coolen-Schrijner, Pauline, Coolen, Frank P. A., Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Augustin, Thomas (2009). Imprecision in Statistical Theory and Practice. In Imprecision in Statistical Theory and Practice. Coolen-Schrijner, Pauline, Coolen, Frank P. A., Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Augustin, Thomas Grace Scientific Publishing.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2006). Efficient and Robust Global Amino Acid Sequence Alignment with Uncertain Evolutionary Distances. In Modern Information Processing: From Theory to Applications. Bouchon-Meunier, Bernadette, Coletti, Giulianella & Yager, Ronald Elsevier Science Ltd. 371-381.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & De Cooman, Gert (2003). Extension of coherent lower previsions to unbounded random variables. In Intelligent Systems for Information Processing: From Representation to Applications. Bouchon-Meunier, B., Foulloy, L. & Yager, R. R. North-Holland. 277-288.

Conference Paper

  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Basu, Tathagata (2019), A Cantelli-type inequality for constructing non-parametric p-boxes based on exchangeability, ISIPTA'19. Ghent, European Mathematical Society.
  • Bains, Henna, Madariaga, Ander, Kazemtabrizi, Behzad & Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2019), The Impact of Offshore Transmission Regulatory Regimes on Technology Choices, Proceedings of the Cigre Symposium Aalborg, 2019 CIGRE Symposium. Aalborg.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M., Krak, Thomas & Bains, Henna (2019), Two-State Imprecise Markov Chains for Statistical Modelling of Two-State Non-Markovian Processes, ISIPTA'19. Ghent, European Mathematical Society.
  • Cervantes, C. J. F., Kazemtabrizi, B. & Troffaes, M. C. M. (2018), Contingency Ranking in Power Systems via Reliability Rates, 18th IEEE International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering. Palermo, Italy, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M., Fetz, Thomas & Oberguggenberger, Michael (2018), Iterative Importance Sampling for Estimating Expectation Bounds Under Partial Probability Specifications, The 8th International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing (REC2018). Liverpool.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2017), A note on imprecise Monte Carlo over credal sets via importance sampling, in Antonucci, Alessandro, Corani, Giorgio, Couso, Inés & Destercke, Sébastien eds, Proceedings of Machine Learning Research 62: The Tenth International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications (ISIPTA ’17). Lugano, Switzerland, PMLR, 325-332.
  • Nakharutai, Nawapon, Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Caiado, Camila C. C. S. (2017), Efficient algorithms for checking avoiding sure loss, in Antonucci, Alessandro, Corani, Giorgio, Couso, Inés & Destercke, Sébastien eds, Proceedings of Machine Learning Research 62: The Tenth International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications (ISIPTA ’17). Lugano, Switzerland, PMLR, 241-252.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Sahlin, Ullrika (2017), Imprecise swing weighting for multi-attribute utility elicitation based on partial preferences, in Antonucci, Alessandro, Corani, Giorgio, Couso, Inés & Destercke, Sébastien eds, Proceedings of Machine Learning Research 62: The Tenth International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications (ISIPTA ’17). Lugano, Switzerland, PMLR, 333-345.
  • Heylen, Evelyn, Deconinck, Geert, Van Hertem, Dirk, Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Kazemtabrizi, Behzad (2017), Qualitative comparison of techniques for evaluating performance of short term power system reliability management, 2017 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe (ISGT-Europe). Torino, Italy, IEEE, Piscataway, 333-339.
  • Sheehy, S., Edwards, G., Dent, C. J., Kazemtabrizi, B., Troffaes, M. C. M. & Tindemans, S. (2016), Impact of high wind penetration on variability of unserved energy in power system adequacy, International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS). Beijing, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, 1-6.
  • Paton, Lewis, Troffaes, Matthias C. M., Boatman, Nigel, Hussein, Mohamud & Hart, Andy (2015), A robust Bayesian analysis of the impact of policy decisions on crop rotations, in Augustin, T. , Doria, S. , Miranda, E. & Quaeghebeur, E. eds, ISIPTA 2015. Pescara, Italy, SIPTA, Pescara, 217-226.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M., Williams, Edward & Dent, Chris J. (2015), Data Analysis and Robust Modelling of the Impact of Renewable Generation on Long Term Security of Supply and Demand, 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting. Denver, Colorado, US, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, 1-5.
  • Troffaes, Matthias, Gledhill, Jacob, Škulj, Damjan & Blake, Simon (2015), Using imprecise continuous time Markov chains for assessing the reliability of power networks with common cause failure and non-immediate repair, in Augustin, T. , Doria, S. , Miranda, E. & Quaeghebeur, E. eds, ISIPTA 2015. Pescara, Italy, Pescara, 287-294.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M., Coolen, Frank P. A. & Destercke, Sebastien (2014), A Note on Learning Dependence Under Severe Uncertainty, Communications in Computer and Information Science 444: Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems. Montpellier, France, Springer, Montpellier, 498-507.
  • Paton, Lewis, Troffaes, Matthias C. M., Boatman, Nigel, Hussein, Mohamud & Hart, Andy (2014), Multinomial logistic regression on Markov chains for crop rotation modelling, Communications in Computer and Information Science 444: Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems. Montpellier, France, Springer, Montpellier, 476-485.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Goldstein, Michael (2013), A Note on the Temporal Sure Preference Principle and the Updating of Lower Previsions, in Cozman, Fabio, Denoeux, Thierry, Destercke, Sebastien & Seidenfeld, Teddy eds, ISIPTA'13: Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications. Compiegne, France, SIPTA, Compiegne, 319-328.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Blake, Simon (2013), A Robust Data Driven Approach to Quantifying Common-Cause Failure in Power Networks, in Cozman, Fabio, Denoeux, Thierry, Destercke, Sebastien & Seidenfeld, Teddy eds, ISIPTA'13: Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications. Compiegne, France, SIPTA, Compiegne, 311-317.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Paton, Lewis (2013), Logistic Regression on Markov Chains for Crop Rotation Modelling, in Cozman, Fabio, Denoeux, Thierry, Destercke, Sebastien & Seidenfeld, Teddy eds, ISIPTA'13: Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications. Compiegne, France, SIPTA, Compiegne, 329-336.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Skulj, Damjan (2013), Model Checking for Imprecise Markov Chains, in Cozman, Fabio, Denoeux, Thierry, Destercke, Sebastien & Seidenfeld, Teddy eds, ISIPTA'13: Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications. Compiegne, France, SIPTA, Compiegne, 337-344.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Destercke, Sébastien (2012), A Nested Approach to Multivariate Modelling Using Lower Previsions, 11th International Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference and the Annual European Safety and Reliability Conference 2012 (PSAM11 ESREL 2012). Helsinki, Finland, Helsinki, 6764-6772.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M., Kelly, Dana L. & Walter, Gero (2012), Imprecise Dirichlet Model for Common-Cause Failure, 11th International Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference and the Annual European Safety and Reliability Conference 2012 (PSAM11 ESREL 2012). Helsinki, Finland, Helsinki, 6722-6728.
  • Huntley, Nathan & Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2011), Dynamic Programming and Subtree Perfectness for Deterministic Discrete-Time Systems with Uncertain Rewards, in Coolen, Frank, de Cooman, Gert, Fetz, Thomas & Oberguggenberger, Michael eds, 7th International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications. Innsbruck, SIPTA, Innsbruck, 209-218.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M., Kelly, Dana L. & Walter, Gero (2011), Elicitation and Inference for the Imprecise Dirichlet Model with Arbitrary Sets of Hyperparameters, 4th International Conference of the ERCIM (European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics). 38-38.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M., Miranda, Enrique & Destercke, Sébastien (2011), On P-Boxes and Random Sets, 4th International Conference of the ERCIM (European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics). 19-19.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M., Miranda, Enrique & Destercke, Sébastien (2011), On the connection between probability boxes and possibility measures, 7th conference of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology (EUSFLAT '11). Aix Les Bains, France, EUSFLAT, Aix Les Bains, 836-843.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Destercke, Sébastien (2011), Probability boxes on totally preordered spaces for multivariate modelling, in Coolen, Frank, de Cooman, Gert, Fetz, Thomas & Oberguggenberger, Michael eds, 7th International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications. Innsbruck, SIPTA, Innsbruck, 343-352.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Gosling, John Paul (2011), Robust detection of exotic infectious diseases in animal herds: A comparative study of two decision methodologies under severe uncertainty, in Coolen, Frank, de Cooman, Gert, Fetz, Thomas & Oberguggenberger, Michael eds, 7th International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications. Innsbruck, SIPTA, Innsbruck, 353-360.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Hable, Robert (2011), Robustness of Natural Extension, in Coolen, Frank, de Cooman, Gert, Fetz, Thomas & Oberguggenberger, Michael eds, 7th International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications. Innsbruck, SIPTA, Innsbruck, 361-370.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M., Huntley, Nathan & Shirota Filho, Ricardo (2010), Sequential Decision Processes under Act-State Independence with Arbitrary Choice Functions, in Hüllermeier, Eyke, Kruse, Rudolf & Hoffmann, Frank eds, Communications in Computer and Information Science 80: Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems. Heidelberg, Springer, Heidelberg, 98-107.
  • Huntley, Nathan & Troffaes, Matthias (2009), Characterizing factuality in normal form sequential decision making, in Augustin, Thomas, Coolen, Frank, Moral, Serafin & Troffaes, Matthias eds, ISIPTA'09: Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications Sixth International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications. Durham, England, SIPTA, Durham, 239-248.
  • Huntley, Nathan & Troffaes, Matthias (2008), An efficient normal form solution to decision trees with lower previsions, Advances in Soft Computing: Soft Methods for Handling Variability and Imprecision Fourth International Workshop on Soft Methods in Probability and Statistics. Toulouse, France, Springer, Toulouse, 419-426.
  • Miranda, Enrique, Troffaes, Matthias & Destercke, Sebastien (2008), Generalised p-boxes on totally ordered spaces, Advances in Soft Computing: Soft Methods for Handling Variability and Imprecision Fourth International Workshop on Soft Methods in Probability and Statistics. Toulouse, France, Springer, Toulouse, 235-242.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2007), Finite approximations to coherent choice, in de Cooman, Gert de Cooman, Vejnarova, Jirina & Zaffalon, Marco eds, ISIPTA'07: Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications Fifth International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications. Prague, Czech Republic, Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Prague, 425-434.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Coolen, Frank P. A. (2007), On the use of the imprecise Dirichlet model in fault trees, Mathematical Methods in Reliability: Proceedings Mathematical Methods in Reliability. Glasgow, Scotland, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2006), Conditional Lower Previsions for Unbounded Random Quantities, in Lawry, Jonathan, Miranda, Enrique, Bugarin, Alberto, Li, Shoumei, Ángeles Gil, Mariá, Grzegorzewski, Przemyslaw & Hryniewicz, Olgierd eds, Advances in Soft Computing: Soft Methods in Probability for Integrated Uncertainty Modelling Third International Workshop on Soft Methods in Probability and Statistics. Bristol, UK, Springer, Bristol, 201-209.
  • De Cooman, Gert, Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & Miranda, Enrique (2005), n-Monotone lower previsions and lower integrals, in Cozman, Fabio G., Nau, Robert & Seidenfeld, Teddy eds, Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Imprecise Probabilities and Their Applications. Pittsburgh, USA, Pittsburgh PA, 145-154.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2004), Adaptive control without prior by dynamic programming, in De Jager, Bram & Verdult, Vincent eds, 23rd Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, Book of Abstracts 23rd Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control. Eindhoven, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Eindhoven, 68-68.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2004), Efficient and Robust Global Amino Acid Sequence Alignment with Uncertain Evolutionary Distances, Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference IPMU 2004 (Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems) 1: Tenth International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems. Perugia, Italy, Perugia, 571-578.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2004), Learning and Optimal Control of Imprecise Markov Decision Processes by Dynamic Programming Using the Imprecise Dirichlet Model, in Lopéz-Díaz Miguel,, Gil, Maria A., Grzegorzewski, Przemyslaw, Hyrniewicz, Olgierd & Lawry, Jonathan eds, Soft Methodology and Random Information Systems SMPS 2004. Oviedo, Spain, Springer, Oviedo, 141-148.
  • De Cooman, Gert & Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2003), Dynamic Programming for Discrete-Time Systems with Uncertain Gain, in Bernard, Jean-Marc, Seidenfeld, Teddy & Zaffalon, Marco eds, Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Imprecise Probabilities and Their Applications (ISIPTA '03). Lugano, Switzerland, Carleton Scientific, Lugano, 162-176.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2003), Natural selection in aggregation or how evolutionary game theory may help in aggregating imprecise expert opinions, 7th workshop on dynamics and computation, iterated games and cooperation. Heverlee, Belgium, Heverlee, 35-6.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & De Cooman, Gert (2003), Reliable Interval Estimates for Download Times, Fourth FTW PhD Symposium Faculty of Engineering, Ghent University. Gent, Belgium, Ghent.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2003), Uncertainty and Conflict: A Behavioural Approach to the Aggregation of Expert Opinions, in Vejnarova, Jirina eds, Proceedings of 6th Workshop on Uncertainty Processing (WUPES 2003). Hejnice, Czech Republic, VSE - Oeconomica Publishers, Hejnice, 263-277.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & De Cooman, Gert (2002), Extension of Coherent Lower Previsions to Unbounded Random Variables, Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems (IPMU '02). Annecy, France, ESIA - Université de Savoie, Annecy, 735-42.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & De Cooman, Gert (2002), Lower Previsions for Unbounded Random Variables, in Grzegorzewski, Przemyslaw, OHryniewicz, lgierd & Gil, Maria A. eds, Advances in Soft Computing Soft Methods in Probability, Statistics and Data Analysis (SMPS '02). Warsaw, Poland, Physica-Verlag, Warsaw, 146-155.
  • De Cooman, Gert & Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2002), Optimal Control with Imprecise Gain through Dynamic Programming, in De Jager, Bram & Zwart, Hans eds, 21st Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, Book of Abstracts 21st Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control. Eindhoven, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Eindhoven, 94.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. & De Cooman, Gert (2002), The combination of conflicting information, Proceedings of the 3rd FTW PhD Symposium 3rd FTW PhD Symposium. Gent, Belgium, Ghent.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M., De Cooman, Gert & Aeyels, Dirk (2001), Imprecise probabilities - discussion and open problems, Proceedings of the 2nd FTW PhD Symposium 2nd FTW PhD Symposium. Gent, Belgium, Ghent.
  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M., De Cooman, Gert & Aeyels, Dirk (2001), Optimal control under imprecision, 20th Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, Book of Abstracts 20th Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control. 71-71.

Conference Proceeding

Doctoral Thesis

  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2005). Optimality, Uncertainty, and Dynamic Programming with Lower Previsions. Department of Electrical Energy, Systems & Automation. Universiteit Gent. PhD: 384.

Edited Journal

Masters Thesis

  • Troffaes, Matthias C. M. (2000). Quantum algorithmes: theoretische aspecten en toepassingen. Universiteit Gent. Masters.

Other (Print)

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