Research Interests – Holmes Miller

 

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My current research interests concern managerial issues in disaster recovery/business continuity management, and the analytical and organizational methodologies to support these efforts.  I also am interested in managerial issues in operations management and information systems. A partial list of recent papers is as follows:

“Disaster Planning and Management,” with (K. J. Engemann and R. R. Yager), (2006); Communications of the International Information Management Association, Vol 6, Issue 2, p. 25-36.

 

 “Mitigating Natural Disasters,” with (K. J. Engemann and R. R. Yager), (2006); Advances in Decision Technology and Intelligent Information Systems, Volume VII, p. 18-22, The International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics, Windsor, Canada

 

 “Computational Intelligence for Risk and Disaster Management”, (K. J. Engemann and R. R. Yager), (2006); Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems at the World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Vancouver,  p. 6900-6906.

 

 “Using Decision Attitude to Generalize Variance,” (with K. J. Engemann and R. R. Yager), (2005); in Advances in Decision Technology and Intelligent Information Systems, The International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics, p. 55-59.

 

“Disaster Management of Information Resources Using Fuzzy and Attitudinal Modeling”, (with K. J. Engemann and R. R. Yager), (2005) International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management, 5:4, p.388–406.

 

“Information Quality and Market Share in Electronic Commerce,” (2005); Journal of Services Marketing, 19:2, pp 93-102

 

“Some Effects of Distance Education on Students, Faculty, and Educational Institutions,” (with K.J. Engemann), (2005); The Fate of Empires:  Education in a Consilient World (Oxford Centre for Social Values in Education and Business S. M. Natale ed.), Global Scholarly Publications; p. 225-245.

 

“Decision Making with Attitudinal Based Expected Values,” (with K. J. Engemann and R. R. Yager), (2004); International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management,  4:4, p. 353-364.

 “Evaluating E-Commerce Projects Using an Information Fusion Methodology,” (with K. Engemann and R. Yager), (2004), in Enhancing the Power of the Internet (ed. M. Nikravesh, L. A. Zadeh, B. Azvine, R.R. Yager), pp. 241-254, Springer Verlag. 

"A Simulation Model of Intergroup Conflict," (with K. Engemann), (2004), Journal of Business Ethics, 50:4. p 355-67.

 “The Language of Summarizing Statistics in Dynamic Decisions,” (with K. Engemann and R. Yager), (2003), International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management, Vol. 3, No. 3/4,  2003, pp.322-42.

 “The Role of Decision Attitude in the Selection of Alternatives” (with K. Engemann and R. Yager), (2003), Advances in Decision Technology and Intelligent Information Systems, Volume IV, The International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics, Windsor, Canada,  2003.

“Cyberterrorism in Perspective,” (with K. Engemann), Advances in Decision Technology and Intelligent Information Systems, Volume IV (ed. K. Engemann and G. Lasker), The International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics, Windsor, Canada,  2003.

 

"A Monte Carlo Model to Simulate Academic Dishonesty," (March 2002), (with K. Engemann), Proceedings of the 2002 Northeast Decision Sciences Institute, March 2002, pp. 18 - 20.

 

"Modeling Risk In Sequential Decision Making With Interval Probabilities,"  (2001), (with K. Engemann and R. Yager) in Soft Computing for Evaluation and Management,  Edited by Ruan, D. Kacprzyk. J. and Fedrizzi, M.  Physica-Verlag: Heidelberg, 17-30, 2001.

"Managing Customer Expectations" (Spring 2000); Information Systems Management; 17(2), Auerbach Publishers: New York, 92-95.

"Sequential Decision Making Using Interval Probabilities: An Operations Risk Example," (with K. J. Engemann and R. R. Yager), (March 2000); Proceedings of the 2000 Annual Meeting of the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute, Atlantic City, Note: This article received the Virginia Pearson Horner Award as the best application of theory paper presented at the conference.

"Determinant Factors for Modeling Conflict Systems," (with K. J. Engemann), (1999); Advances in Sociocybernetics & Human Development, Volume II: Conflict Resolution, Collaborative Consciousness, Sustainable Development, and Education, George Lasker (ed.), International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics.

"Managing Risks in Electronic Commerce," (with K. J. Engemann), (November, 1999); Proceedings of the 1999 National Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans"

Measuring Information Technology Investment Payoff for Electronic Commerce," (with K. J. Engemann) , (October, 1999); Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Conference of the International Information Management Association, New Rochelle, NY.

"Evaluating Information Technology Investment: A Methodology for Managing Risk," (with K. J. Engemann), (1999); Measuring Information Technology Investment Payoff: Contemporary Approaches (M.A. Mahmood and E. J. Szewczak ed.); Idea Group Publishing: Hershey Pa.; 321-342.

"Variation, Innovation and Dynamic Quality," (1998); The TQM Magazine, 10:6, 447-451.

"Risk Management in Engineering" (with K. J. Engemann), (1998); Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis in Civil Engineering, (M. Ayyub ed.), CRC Press: Boca Raton, 151-166.

"Ethical Behavior in an Information Technology-based Educational Environment", (with K. J. Engemann), (1998); The Journal of Computing in Small Colleges (Proceedings of the 1998 Conference of the Consortium for Computing in Small Colleges), 13:5; 121-131.

"The Role of Information Technology in Managing Virtual Organizations," (with K. J. Engemann); (1998); Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Social Values: Corporate Structures, Business, and the Management of Values, (S. M. Natale ed.), Oxford University, Department of Educational Studies and the University press of America; Lanham, Md.

"Value Issues in Educating Business Decision Professionals" (with K.J. Engemann), (1997); Business Education and Training: A Value-Laden Process (Volume II - The Developing Professional: Maintaining Values in Practical Training), (S.M. Natale and M. B. Fenton eds.); New York: University Press of America; 99-120.

"Risk Management with Imprecise Information", (with K.J. Engemann and R.A. Yager), (1997); Fuzzy Set Methods in Information Engineering, (D.H. DuBois and R. Prade eds.), John Wiley: New York, p. 531-42

"A Methodology for Managing Information-based Risk", (with K.J. Engemann), (Spring 1996); Information Resources Management Journal, 9:2; 17-24.

"Decision Making with Belief Structures: An Application in Risk Management", (with K.J. Engemann and R.A. Yager), (1996); International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness, and Knowledge Based Systems, 4:1, 1-25.

"The Multiple Dimensions of Information Quality", (Spring 1996); Information Systems Management; Auerbach Publishers: New York

"Work Without Workers: Value Issues and Computer-Based Decision Making" (with K.J. Engemann), (1995); in S.M. Natale (ed.) Social Value Series (Value Inquiry Book Series), Rodopi Publishers, Takoma Park, MD.

"A Decision Making Model Under Uncertainty Applied to Managing Risk" (with K.J. Engemann and R.A. Yager); (1994); in Yaup, B.M. and Gupta, M.M. (ed.) Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis: Theory and Applications (Machine Intelligence and Pattern Recognition Series), North Holland Publishing Company, Amsterdam, (1994).

"Decision Making in a Crisis: Information, Process and Values" (with K.J. Engemann); International Journal of Value-Based Management; Vol. 5, No. 2, (December 1992), pp. 11-42

"Operations Risk Management at a Major Bank" (with K.J. Engemann); Interfaces; Vol. 22, No. 6, (November-December 1992), pp. 140-49