Professor Jian-Bo Yang

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Books and Book Chapters

Books

  1. J. B. Yang , "Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis Methods and Applications ." Hunan Publishing House, Changsha, P. R. China, 1996, 409 pages, ISBN 7-5438-1508-7 (in Chinese).
  2. P. Sen and J. B. Yang , "Multiple Criteria Decision Support in Engineering Design ." Springer-Verlag, London, 1998, 261 pages, ISBN 3-540-19932-2.
  3. G. P. Liu, J. B. Yang and J. F. Whidborne, "Multiobjective Optimisation and Control .” Engineering Systems Modelling and Control Series, Research Studies Press Limited, Baldock, Hertfordshire, England, 2002, 320 pages, ISBN 0-86380-278-8.
  4. Z. J. Zhou, J. B. Yang, C. H. Hu and D. L. Xu, “Belief Rule Base Expert Systems and Complex System Modelling.” Science Publisher, Beijing, China, 2011, 139 pages, ISBN 978-7-00-000000-0.

Book chapters and working papers

  1. F. Almaghrabi, D. L. Xu and J. B. Yang, “Features selection and improving for trauma outcomes prediction models”, Proceedings of the 13th International FLINS Conference (FLINS 2018), J. Liu et al. (ed.), World Scientific, ISBN 978-981-3273-22-1, pp.1309-1314, 2018.
  2. H. Y. Zhu, J. B. Yang, D. L. Xu and C. Xu, “an evidential-reasoning based model, for probabilistic inference with uncertain data acquired from different data sources”, Proceedings of the 13th International FLINS Conference (FLINS 2018), J. Liu et al. (ed.), World Scientific, ISBN 978-981-3273-22-1, pp.287-293, 2018.
  3. T. Wu, D. L. Xu and J. B. Yang, “A Review on Multiple Criteria Performance Analysis of Renewable Energy Systems”, Book Series: IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation ICCA, IEEE, pp.822-827, 2017.
  4. J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu, “A study on generalising Bayesian inference to evidential reasoning”, in Belief Function: Theory and Applications, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Fabio Cuzzolin (ed.), Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-11191-9, pp. 180-189, 2014.
  5. J. M. Merigo, J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu, “Supply analysis and aggregation systems”, Book Series: IEEE International Conference on Systems Man and Cybernetics Conference Proceedings, pp.97-102, 2013.
  6. E. E. Savan, J. B. Yang, D. L. Xu and Y. W. Chen, “A genetic algorithm search heuristic for belief rule- based model-structure validation”, Book Series: IEEE International Conference on Systems Man and Cybernetics Conference Proceedings, pp.1373-1378, 2013.
  7. J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu, “Introduction to the ER rule for evidence combination”, in Integrated Uncertainty in Knowledge Modelling and decision Making (Edited by Yongchuan Tang, Van-Nam Huynh and Jonathan Lawry), Springer, pp.7-15, 2011 (ISBN978-3-642-24917-4).
  8. J. B. Yang, D. W. Tang, D. L. Xu and K. S. Chin, “Project rick modelling and assessment in new product development”, in Product Research – The Art and Science Behind Successful Product Launches (Edited by N. R. S. Raghavan and J. A. Cafeo), Springer, pp.259-269, 2009 (ISBN 978-90-481-2859).
  9. M. Guo, J. B. Yang, K. S. Chin and H. W. Wang, “The evidential reasoning approach for multi-attribute decision analysis under both fuzzy and interval uncertainty”, in Interval/Probabilistic Uncertainty and Non-classical Logics (Edited by V. N. Huynh et al Eds), Springer, pp.129-140, 2008 (ISBN 978-3-540-77663-5).
  10. D. L. Xu, J. B. Yang and X. B. Liu, “Handling uncertain and qualitative information in impact assessment – applications of IDS in policy making support”, in Intelligent Decision and Policy Making Support Systems (Edited by Da Ruan, Frank Hardeman), Springer, 2008.
  11. J. Liu, L. Martínez, J. B. Yang, J. Wang, “Linguistic assessment approach for hierarchical safety analysis and synthesis", in Intelligent Decision and Policy Making Support Systems (Edited by Da Ruan, Frank Hardeman), Springer, 2008.
  12. L. Martinez, L. G. Perez, J. Liu, J. B. Yang and F. Herrera, “A linguistic hierarchical evaluation model for engineering systems”, in Modern Information Processing – from Theory to Applications (Edited by B. Bouchon-Meunier, G. Coletti and R. Yager), Elsevier, 2006 (ISBN: 0-444-52075-9).
  13. J. Liu, D. Ruan, J. B. Yang, and L. M. Lopez, “Self-tuning fuzzy rule bases with belief structure”, in Studies in Computational Intelligence (SCI), (Edited by D. Ruan, G. Q. Chen, E. E. Kerre, G. Wets), Physica-Verlag, A Springer-Verlag Company, Vol.5. pp.419-438, 2005 (ISBN: 3-540-26256-3).
  14. J. Liu, J. B. Yang, J. Wang and H. S. Sii, “A safety-cost based design-decision support framework using fuzzy evidential reasoning approach”, in Intelligent Sensory Evaluation: Methodologies and Applications in Intelligent Sensory Evaluation: Methodologies and Applications (Edited by D. Ruan and X.Y. Zeng, eds.), Physica-Verlag, A Springer-Verlag, March, pp.31-50, 2004 (ISBN: 3-540-20324-9).
  15. H. S Sii, J. B. Yang and D.L. Xu, "Three novel risk modelling and decision making techniques", Chapter 10 in Technology and Safety of Marine Systems (Edited by Pillay A. and Wang J.), Elsevier, 2003.
  16. G. McCarthy, R Greatbanks and J. B. Yang, "Guidelines for assessing organisational performance against the EFQM Model of Excellence using the Radar Logic", Working Paper Series, Paper No.: 0203, ISBN: 1 86115 111 X (http://www.umist.ac.uk/management), Manchester School of Management, UMIST, pp. 1-18, 2002.
  17. D. L. Xu and J. B. Yang, “Introduction to multi-criteria decision making and the evidential reasoning approach”, Working Paper Series, Paper No.: 0106 , ISBN: 1 86115 111 X (http://www.umist.ac.uk/management), Manchester School of Management, UMIST, pp. 1-21, 2001.
  18. M. Sonmez, J. B. Yang and G. Graham, “A hypothetical method for evaluating energy policy options using the evidential reasoning approach”, Working Paper Series, Paper No.: 2005 , ISBN: 1 86115 074 1, (http://www.umist.ac.uk/management), Manchester School of Management, UMIST, pp.1-20, 2000.
  19. S. F. Yang and J. B. Yang, “Minimax goal programming for managerial decision making”, Working Paper Series, Paper No.: 2004 , ISBN: 1 86115 073 3, (http://www.umist.ac.uk/management), Manchester School of Management, UMIST, pp.1-19, 2000.
  20. G. Graham, J. B. Yang and M. Sonmez, “An evidential reasoning approach to contractor evaluation in the military aircraft sector”, Working Papers in Business & Management, the University of Salford, Vol.2, 2000, ISSN 1472-314X.
  21. J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu, “Knowledge based executive car evaluation using the evidential reasoning approach”, in Advances in Manufacturing Technology XII (Edited by Baines, Taleb-Bendiab and Zhao eds), Professional Engineering Publishing, London, pp.741-749, 1998 (ISBN 1-86058-172-2).
  22. J. B. Yang and P. Sen, "Evidential reasoning based hierarchical analysis for design selection of ship retro-fit options", in Artificial Intelligence in Design '94, J.S. Gero and F. Sudweeks (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, the Netherlands, pp.327-344, 1994 (ISBN 0-7923-2994-5).
  23. J. B. Yang and P. Sen, "An artificial neural network approach for nonlinear optimisation with discrete design variables", in Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences (Editerd by J. Henry and J-P. Yvon), Springer-Verlag, London, pp.761-770, 1994 (ISBN 3-540-19893-8 & 0-387-19893-8).
  24. J. B. Yang and P. Sen, "A hierarchical evaluation process for multiple attribute design selection with uncertainty", in Industrial and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems (IEA/AIE-93) (Edited by P.W.H. Chung, G. Lovegrove and M. Ali), Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, Switzerland, pp.484-493, 1993 (ISBN 2-88124-604-4).
  25. Z.J. Zhang, J. B. Yang and D.L. Xu, "A hierarchical analysis model for multiobjective decision making", in Analysis, Design and Evaluation of Man-Machine System 1989, Selected Papers from the 4th IFAC/IFIP/ IFORS/IEA Conference, Xian, P.R. China, September 1989, Pergamon, Oxford, UK, pp.13-18, 1990.