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Experience Based Control and Context Discernment

Journal Papers

  1. Lendaris, George G. (2008), "Higher Level Application of ADP: A Next Phase for the Control Field?" IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics--Part B: Cybernetics, Vol. 38, No. 4, p. 901-912.
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  2. Lendaris, George G. (2009), "Adaptive dynamic programming approach to experience-based systems identification and control," Neural Networks, Vol. 22(5), 822-832.
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Conference Papers (refereed)

  1. Santiago, Roberto A., George G. Lendaris (2005), "Reinforcement Learning and the Frame Problem," Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2005 (IJCNN'05), Montreal, July.
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  2. Santiago, Roberto A., George G. Lendaris (2005), "Designing an Adaptive System Identifier Through Reinforcement Learning," Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2005 (IJCNN'05), Montreal, July.
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  3. Holmstrom, Lars A., Roberto A. Santiago, George G. Lendaris (2005), "On-Line System Identification Using Context Discernment," Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2005 (IJCNN'05), Montreal, July.
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  4. Lendaris, George G. (2006), "Experience-Based Identification and Control via Higher-Level Learning and Context Discernment," Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2006 (IJCNN'06), Vancouver, July.
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  5. Holmstrom, Lars, Andrew Toland, George Lendaris (2006), "Experience Based Surface Discernment by a Quadruped Robot," Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2006 (IJCNN'06), Vancouver, July.
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  6. Toland, Andrew, Lars Holmstrom, George Lendaris (2007), "Effectiveness of a Coupled Oscillator Network for Surface Discernment by a Quadruped Robot based on Kinesthetic," Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2007 (IJCNN'07), Orlando, Florida, July.
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  7. Lendaris, George G. (2009), "A Retrospective on Adaptive Dynamic Programming for ControlAdaptive Dynamic Programming for Control," Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2009 (IJCNN'09), Atlanta, Georgia, July.
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  8. Lendaris, George G. (2011), "Higher-Level Application of Adaptive Dynamic Programming/Reinforcement Learning - a Next Phase for Controls and System Identification?" Proceedings from the 2011 Symposium on Adaptive Dynamic Programming & Reinforcement Learning, Paris, France, February. (Invited Keynote Talk)
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  9. Hughes, Joshua G., George G. Lendaris (2011), "Explorations on System Identification via Higher-Level Application of Adaptive-Critic Approximate Dynamic Programming," Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2011 (IJCNN'11), San Jose, CA, July-August.
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Adaptive Critic Methods

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Journal Papers

  1. Murray, J.J., C. Cox, G.G. Lendaris, R. Saeks (2002), "Adaptive Dynamic Programming," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 140-153, May.
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  2. Shervais, S., T.T. Shannon, G.G. Lendaris (2003), "Intelligent Supply Chain Managment Using Adaptive Critic Learning," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics--Part A: Systems and Humans, Vol. 33, No. 2, March 2003.
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Book Chapters

  1. Lendaris, G.G., T.T. Shannon (2001), "Designing (Approximate) Optimal Controllers via DHP Adaptive Critics Neural Networks", invited chapter in Handbook of Applied Computational Intelligence, Karayiannis, Padgett , Zadeh, eds., CRC Press.
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  2. Lendaris, G.G., J.C. Neidhoefer (2004), "Guidance in the Use of Adaptive Critics for Control", Ch. 4 in Handbook of Learning and Approximate Dynamic Programming, Si, Barto, Powell, Wunsch, Eds. IEEE Press, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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Conference Papers (refereed)

  1. Lendaris, G.G., C. Paintz (1997), "Training Strategies for Critic and Action Neural Networks in Dual Heuristic Programming Method," Proceedings of International Conference on Neural Networks 1997 (ICNN 1997), Houston, IEEE Press, pp 712-717, June.
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  2. Lendaris, G.G., C. Paintz, T.T. Shannon (1997), "More on Training Strategies for Critic and Action Neural Networks in Dual Heuristic Programming Method" (Invited Paper), Proceedings of Systems Man & Cybernetics Society International Conference 1997, Orlando, IEEE Press, October.
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  3. Lendaris, G.G., T.T. Shannon (1998), "Application Considerations for the DHP Methodology," Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 1998 (IJCNN 1998), Anchorage, IEEE Press, pp 1013-1018, March.
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  4. Cox C., J. Neidhoefer, R. Saeks, G.G. Lendaris (1998), "Neural Adaptive Control of LoFLYTE®," Accurate Automation Corporation.
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  5. Lendaris, G.G., T.T. Shannon, A. Rustan (1999), "A Comparison of Training Algorithms for DHP Adaptive Critic Neuro-control," Proceedings of International Conference on Neural Networks 1999 (IJCNN 1999), Washington, DC, IEEE Press, July.
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  6. Shannon, T.T., G.G. Lendaris (1999) "Qualitative Models for Adaptive Critic Neurocontrol," Proceedings of IEEE SMC 1999 Conference, Tokyo, IEEE Press, October.
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  7. Shannon, T.T., G.G. Lendaris (2000), "Adaptive Critic Based Approximate Dynamic Programming for Tuning Fuzzy Controllers," Proceedings of IEEE-FUZZ 2000, San Antonio, Texas, IEEE Press, May.
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  8. Lendaris, G.G., L.J. Schultz (2000), "Controller Design (from scratch) Using Approximate Dynamic Programming," Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control 2000, (IEEE-ISIC 2000), Patras, Greece, July.
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  9. Lendaris, G.G., L.J. Schultz , T.T. Shannon (2000), "Adaptive Critic Design for Intelligent Steering and Speed Control of a 2-Axle Vehicle," Proceedings of International Conference on Neural Networks 2000 (IJCNN 2000), Italy, July.
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  10. Shannon, T.T. , G.G. Lendaris (2000), "A New Hybrid Critic-Training Method for Approximate Dynamic Programming," Proceedings of International Society for the System Sciences (ISSS 2000), Toronto, August.
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  11. Murray J., C. Cox, R. Saeks, G.G. Lendaris (2001), "Globally Convergent Approximate Dynamic Programming Applied to a Vehicle of the Hyper-X Program," EXTENDED ABSTRACT for American Control Conference 2001 ACC01-INV3302 Arlington, Virginia, June
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  12. Lendaris, G.G., T.T. Shannon, L.J. Schultz, S. Hutsell, A. Rogers (2001), "Dual Heuristic Programming for Fuzzy Control," Proceeedings of IFSA / NAFIPS Conference, Vancouver, B.C., July.
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  13. Rogers, A., T.T. Shannon, G.G. Lendaris (2001), "A Comparison of DHP Based Antecedent Parameter Tuning Strategies for Fuzzy Control," Proceedings of IFSA/NAFIPS Conference, Vancouver, B.C., July.
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  14. Schultz, L.J., T.T. Shannon, G.G. Lendaris (2001), "Using DHP Adaptive Critic Methods to Tune a Fuzzy Automobile Steering Controller," Proceedings of IFSA/NAFIPS Conference, Vancouver, B.C., July.
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  15. Shannon, T.T., M. Carroll, G.G. Lendaris (2001), "Hierarchical Adaptive Critics for Neural Aircraft Control," Proceedings of IFSA / NAFIPS Conference, Vancouver, B.C., July.
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  16. Shervais, S., T.T. Shannon, G.G. Lendaris (2001), "Adaptive Critic Based Approximate Dynamic Programming: A New Tool For Smart Manufacturing," Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2001 (IJCAI 2001), Seattle, August.
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  17. Shannon, T.T., G.G. Lendaris (2001), "Adaptive Critic Based Design of a Fuzzy Motor Speed Controller," Proceedings of ISIC2001, Mexico City, Mexico, September.
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  18. Lendaris, G.G., R.A. Santiago, M.S. Carroll (2002), "Proposed Framework for Applying Adaptive Critics in Real-Time Realm," Proceedings of International Conference on Neural Networks 2002 (IJCNN 2002), Hawaii, May.
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  19. Al-Rabadi, A.N. , G.G. Lendaris (2003), "Artificial Neural Network Implementation Using Many-Valued Quantum Computing," Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2003 (IJCNN 2003), paper # 770, Portland, OR, IEEE Press, July.
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  20. Lendaris, G.G., R.A. Santiago, J. McCarthy , M.S. Carroll (2003), "Controller Design via Adaptive Critic and Model Reference Methods," Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2003 (IJCNN 2003), paper #775, Portland, OR, IEEE Press, July.
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  21. Santiago, R.A., J. McNames, K.J. Burchiel , G.G. Lendaris (2003), "An Automated Method for Neuronal Spike Source Identification," Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2003 (IJCNN 2003) paper #781, Portland, OR, IEEE Press, July.
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  22. Shannon, T.T., R.A. Santiago, G.G. Lendaris (2003), "Accelerated Critic Learning In Approximate Dynamic Programming via Value Templates and Perceptual Learning," Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2003 (IJCNN 2003), paper #775, Portland, OR, IEEE Press, July.
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  23. Matzner, S.A., T.T. Shannon, G.G. Lendaris (2004), "Learning With Binary-Valued Utility Using Derivative Adaptive Critic Methods," Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2004 (IJCNN 2004), Budapest, July.
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  24. Lendaris, George G. (2005), "Reinforcement Learning for Intelligent Control" presented at Chinese Youth Automation Conference, National Academy of Science, Beijing, August 22, 2005.
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Prestructuring NNs Based on Structure in Data

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Journal Papers

  1. Lendaris, G.G., K. Mathia (1994), "Using A Priori Knowledge to Prestructure ANNs," Australian Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 25 - 33, March.
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Conference Papers (refereed)

  1. Lendaris, G.G., D. Todd (1992), "Use of Structured Problem Domain to Explore Development of Modularized Neural Networks," Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 'R92 (IJCNN-92), Baltimore, IEEE, June.
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  2. Lendaris, G.G., M. Zwick, K. Mathia (1993), "On Matching ANN Structure to Problem Domain Structure," Proceedings of World Congress on Neural Networks'R93 (WCNN-93), Portland, Earlbaum/INNS, July.
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  3. Lendaris, G.G., K. Mathia (1994), "On Prestructuring ANNs Using A Priori Knowledge," Proceedings of World Congress on Neural Networks'R94 (WCNN-94), San Diego, Earlbaum /INNS, June.
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  4. Lendaris, G.G., K. Mathia (1995), "Prestructuring ANNs via A Priori Knowledge," Proceedings of SPIE International Conference, Orlando, Florida, SPIE Press, April.
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  5. Lendaris, G.G, A. Rest, T. Misley (1997), "Improving ANN Generalization Using A Priori Knowledge to Pre-Structure ANNs," Proceedings of International Conference on Neural Networks'R97 (ICNN'R97), Houston, Texas, IEEE Press, July.
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  6. Lendaris, G.G, T.T. Shannon, M. Zwick (1999), "Prestructuring Neural Networks via Extended Dependency Analysis with Application to Pattern Classification," Proceedings of SPIE'99, Orlando, FL, January.
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Bridging Symbolic AI with NN-based AI

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Journal Papers

  1. Lendaris, G.G. (1988), "Neural Networks, Potential Assistants To Knowledge Engineers," HEURISTICS, Journal of the International Association of Knowledge Engineers, Kensington, MD 20895, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 7 - 18, December. [Also, presented as Invited Paper at Third International Symposium on Knowledge Engineering, Oct 17-29, Madrid, Spain.]
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Book Chapter

  1. Lendaris, G.G. (1992), "A Neural-Network Approach to Implementing Conceptual Graphs," (invited) Chapter 8 in Conceptual Structures, Nagle, et al, Editors, Ellis Horwood.
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Conference Papers (refereed)

  1. Lendaris, G.G. (1988), "Conceptual Graph Knowledge Systems as Problem Context for Neural Networks," Proceedings of the International Conference on Neural Networks 'Q88 (ICNN-88), San Diego, IEEE, July.
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  2. Lendaris, G.G. (1988), "Representing Conceptual Graphs for Parallel Processing," Proceedings of AAAI Third Annual Workshop On Conceptual Graphs (AAAI-88), Menlo Park, CA 94015, AAAI, August.
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  3. Lendaris, G.G. (1989), "Experiment on Implementing the Concept-Type Lattice in a Neural Network," Proceedings of AAAI Fourth Annual Workshop (AAAI-89/IJCAI-89) on Conceptual Graphs, Menlo Park, CA 94025, AAAI, July.
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  4. Lendaris, G.G. (1989), "Testing the Use of a Neural Network to Implement a Basic Data-base Function," Proceedings of NORTHCON-89, IEEE, Portland, Oregon, October.

  5. Lendaris, G.G., I. Harb (1990), "Improved Generalization in ANNs via Use of Conceptual Graphs: A Character Recognition Task as an Example Case," Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks'R90 (IJCNN'90), San Diego, IEEE, July.
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  6. Lendaris, G.G., D.N. Todd (1990), "Reachability Matrices Assist in Defining Neural Network Experiments," Proceedings of International Society for the Systems Sciences Conference-1990, ISSS, Portland, Oregon, July.
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  7. Lendaris, G.G. (1990), "Conceptual Graphs as Vehicle for Improved Generalization in a Neural Network Pattern Recognition Task," Proceedings of AAAI Annual Workshop on Conceptual Graphs (AAAI-90), Menlo Park, CA 94015, AAAI, August.
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  8. Willett, K., G.G. Lendaris (1995), "Projection in Conceptual Graphs Using Neural Networks," Proceedings of NORTHCON-95, Portland, Oregon, IEEE, pp. 120 - 125, October.

Other PI Neural Network and Fuzzy Systems Papers

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Journal Papers

  1. Lendaris, G.G. (1964), "On the Definition of Self-Organizing Systems," Proceedings of IEEE, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 324 - 325, March. Paper (PDF)

  2. Lendaris, G.G, K. Mathia, R. Saeks (1999), "Linear Hopfield Networks and Constrained Optimization," Transactions of Systems, Man Cybernetics, IEEE, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 114 - 118, February.
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Conference Papers (refereed)

  1. Lendaris, G.G., G.L. Stanley (1963), "On the Structure-Dependent Properties of Adaptive Logic Networks," GM Defense Research laboratories, TR63-219, July.
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  2. Lendaris, G.G., G.L. Stanley (1965), "Self-Organization: Meaning and Means," Information Systems Sciences; Proceedings of the Second Congress, pp. 459 - 476, Baltimore: Spartan Books.
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  3. Lendaris, G.G., G.L. Stanley (1965), "Structure and Constraint in Discrete Adaptive Networks," Proceedings of the National Electronics Conference, Vol. 21, October.
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  4. Lendaris, G.G. (1990), "A Proposal for Indicating Quality of Generalization when Evaluating ANNs," Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks-1990 (IJCNN'R90), San Diego, IEEE Press, July.
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  5. Perry, S. F, G.G. Lendaris (1993), "Competition Among Neural Agents in Economic Systems," Proceedings of World Congress on Neural Networks'R93 (WCNN-93), Portland, Oregon, Earlbaum/INNS, Vol. I, pp. 198-202, July.
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  6. Lendaris, G.G., R. Pap, R. Saeks , C. Thomas (1994), "Hardware Neural Network Implementation of Tracking System," Proceedings of 1994 IEEE Workshop on Neural Networks for Signal Processing, Greece, August.
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  7. Gabriel, B. B., G.G. Lendaris (1995), "A Gaze-Addressing Control Interface Using Artificial Neural Networks," Proceedings of World Congress on Neural Networks'R93 (WCNN-93), Portland, Oregon, Earlbaum/INNS, Vol. IV, pp. 527- 532m, July.
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  8. Mathia, K., G.G. Lendaris , R. Saeks (1995), "Solving Nonlinear Equations using Recurrent Neural Networks," Proceedings of World Congress on Neural Networks'R95 (WCNN-95), Washington, DC, Earlbaum/INNS, July.
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  9. Lendaris, G.G., K. Mathia (1996), "Efficient Numerical Inversion Using Multilayer Feedforward Neural Networks," Proceedings of World Congress on Neural Networks'R96 (WCNN-96), San Diego, California, Earlbaum/INNS, August.
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Other PI Papers on Related Topics

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Dissertation

  1. Lendaris, G.G. (1961), On the Identification and Adaptive Control of Sampled-Data Systems, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley, May.
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Journal Papers

  1. Lendaris, G.G. (1962), "On the Identification of Linear Systems," TRANSACTIONS AIEE, Applications and Industry, September.
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  2. Lendaris, G.G. and G.L. Stanley (1970), "Diffraction Pattern Sampling for Pattern Recognition," Proceedings of IEEE, Vol. 58, No. 2, pp. 198-216, February. [A major paper].
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  3. Lendaris, G.G. (1979), "On the Human Aspects in Structural Modeling," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 329-351., September.
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  4. Lendaris, G.G. (1980), "Structural Modeling, A Tutorial Guide," IEEE Transactions on Sys, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. SMC-10, No. 12, pp. 807-840, December.
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  5. Lendaris, G.G. (1986), "On Systemness and the Problem Solver: Tutorial Comments," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. SMC-16, No. 4, pp. 604-610, July/August.
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  6. Santiago, R.A., McNames, J., Burchiel, K., Lendaris, G.G. (2003), "Developments in Understanding Neuronal Spike Trains and Function Specializations in Brain Regions," Neural Networks, Vol. 16, 601-607.
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Book Chapters

  1. Lendaris G.G., G. Stanley (1965), "An Opticalogical Self-Organizing Recognition System," Optical and Electro-Optical Information Processing, Ch. 29, pp. 535-550, Tippett J. I. etal, Ed. MIT Press.
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  2. Lendaris, G.G., A.M. Fraser (1983), "Visual Fitting and Extrapolation in Time Series Prediciton: Forecasting the Future and Understanding the Past," Weigend, Gershenfeld, eds, SFI Studies in the Sciences of Complexity, Proc. Vol. XV, Addison-Wesley, [Second place winner in the Time Series Competition.]

Conference Papers (refereed)

  1. Lendaris, G.G. (1973), "Optical Preprocessing for Automatic Pattern Recognition," Proceedings of First International Congress on Pattern Recognition, Washington, DC, November. (invited paper)

  2. Lendaris, G.G., M. Zwick, D. Schwartz (1978) "Fuzziness and Catastrophe," Proceedings of the International Conference on Cybernetics and Society, IEEE, Tokyo, Japan, November.
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Technical Report

  1. Lendaris, G.G. S.B. Chism (1975), "Land-Use Classification of SKYLAB S-190B Photography Using Optical Fourier Transform Data", NASA, LBJ Space Center, Houston, Texas, Report No LEC-5633, March.