Professor Oded Maimon  List of Publications
Books and Chapters in Books
Books

O. Maimon, E. Khmelnitsky, and K. Kogan, Optimal Flow Control in Manufacturing Systems: Production Planning and Scheduling”, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998.
 D. Braha and O. Maimon, “Mathematical Theory of Engineering Design: Foundations, Algorithms and Applications”, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999.
 O. Maimon and M. Last, “Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining: The InfoFuzzy Network (IFN) Methodology”, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001,
ISBN 0792366476, Massive Computing series,
Publisher’s web site:
 O. Maimon and L. Rokach, “Decomposition Methodology for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining: Theory and Applications”, World Scientific Publishing, 2005.
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Edited Books

E.L. Fisher and O. Maimon (Editors), "Robotics and Industrial Engineering  Selected Readings", Industrial Engineering and Management Press, June 1986.
 O. Maimon and L. Rokach (Editors), "Handbook of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery In Databases”, (1500 pages), Springer, 2005.
Chapters in Books

O. Maimon and S.Y. Nof, "Activity Controller for a Multiple Robot Assembly Cell", in Control of Manufacturing Processes and Robotic Systems (Editors: D. E. Hardt and W.G. Book), ASME Publication, 1983, pp. 267284.
 O. Maimon and E.L. Fisher, "Robots in the Woodworking Industry", in the Encyclopedia of Robotics, (Editor: R.C. Dorf), J. Wiley and Sons Publishing Co., 1988, pp. 11321137, (was also selected for the concise version of the Encyclopedia, 1990).
 O. Berman and O. Maimon, "On Cooperation among Flexible Manufacturing Systems", in Modeling and Control of Automated Manufacturing Systems (Editor: A. A. Desrochers), IEEE Computer Society, 1990.
 E.L. Fisher and O. Maimon, "Specification and Selection of Robots", in Artificial Intelligence: Implications for CIM (Editor: A. Kusiak), IFS (Publications) Ltd. /SpringerVerlag, 1988, pp. 162188.
 O. Maimon and G. Tadmor, "Efficient LowLevel Control of Flexible Manufacturing Systems", in Artificial Intelligence: Manufacturing Theory and Practice (Editors: S.T. Kumara, R.L. Kashyap, and A. L. Soyster), Industrial Engineering and Management Press, 1989, pp. 377397. (Extended version is in MIT, LIDSP1571)
 D. BenArieh and O. Maimon, “Concurrent Logic Programming for Multiple Robots”, in Robotic Systems and AMT
(Editors: G. Halevi with I. Yudelevich and R. Weill), Elsevier Science Publishers, 1990
 O. Maimon, A. Kandel, and M. Last, “InformationTheoretic Fuzzy Approach to Knowledge Discovery in Databases”, in Advances in Soft Computing  Engineering Design and Manufacturing Editors: R. Roy, T. Furuhashi, and P.K. Chawdhry.), SpringerVerlag, 1999, pp. 315326.
 O. Maimon, A. Kandel, and M. Last, “Fuzzy Approach to Data Reliability”, in Knowledge Management in Fuzzy Databases (Editors: O. Pons, A. Vila, and Kacprzyk), PhysicaVerlag, 2000, pp. 89101.
 M. Last, O. Maimon, and A. Kandel, “Knowledge Discovery in Mortality Records: An Info Fuzzy Approach”, in Medical Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (Editor: K. Cios), Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, Vol. 60, SpringerVerlag, 2001, pp. 211235.
 O. Maimon and L. Rokach, “Data Mining by Attribute Decomposition with Semiconductors Manufacturing Case Study”, in Data Mining for Design and Manufacturing: Methods and Applications (Editor: D. Braha), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, pp311336. http://www.wkap.nl/prod/b/1402000340?a=1
 B. Chizi, O. Maimon, and A. Smilovici, “On Dimensionality Reduction of High Dimensional Data Sets”, in Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, IOS Press, 2002, pp. 230236.
 G. Zeira, O. Maimon, M. Last, and L. Rokach, "Change Detection in Classification Models Induced from Time Series Data", in Time Series Data Mining (Editors: M. Last, A. Kandel, and H. Bunke), World Scientific Publishers, 2002, Chapter 5, pp119150.
 O. Maimon, L. Rokach, “Decomposition Methodology in Data Mining” in Handbook of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Databases, (Editors: O. Maimon and L. Rokach), Springer, 2005.
 L. Rokach and O. Maimon, “Clustering Methods in Data Mining” in Handbook of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Databases, (Editors: O. Maimon and L. Rokach), Springer, 2005.
 O. Maimon and L. Rokach, “Introduction to Data Mining” in Handbook of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Databases, (Editors: O. Maimon and L. Rokach), Springer, 2005.
 B. Chizi and O. Maimon, “Dimension Reduction and Feature Selection” in Handbook of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Databases, (Editors: O. Maimon and L. Rokach), Springer, 2005.
 S. Cohen and O. Maimon, “Reinforcement Learning: an
Overview from a Data Mining Perspective” in Handbook of
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Databases, (Editors: O.
Maimon and L. Rokach), Springer, 2005.
 O. Maimon and L. Rokach, “Introduction to Supervised Methods”
in Handbook of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
in Databases,
(Editors: O. Maimon and L. Rokach), Springer, 2005.
 L. Rokach and O. Maimon, “Decision Tress in Data Mining” in
Handbook of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
in Databases,
(Editors: O. Maimon and L. Rokach), Springer, 2005.
Refereed Articles

O. Maimon, "Combustion Products Spread in Residential Occupancies", Israel Journal of Technology, Vol. 18, No. 3, 1980, pp. 176184.
 J. Halpern and O. Maimon, "Algorithms for the m  Center Problems: a Survey", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 10, 1982, pp. 9099.
 J. Halpern and O. Maimon, "Accord and Conflict Among Several Objectives in Locational Decisions on Tree Networks", in Locational Analysis of Public Facilities (Ed. J.F. Thisse and H.G. Zoller), North Holland Publishing Co., 1983, pp. 301314.
 O. Maimon and S.Y. Nof, "Coordination of Robots Sharing Assembly Tasks", Transactions of the ASME, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, Vol. 107, 1985, pp. 299307.
 O. Berman and O. Maimon, "Cooperation Among Flexible Manufacturing Systems", IEEE Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1986, pp. 2430.
 O. Maimon and S.Y. Nof, "Analysis of MultiRobot Systems”, IIE Transactions, Vol. 18, No. 3, 1986, pp. 226234.
 O. Maimon, "The Variance Equity Measure in Locational Decision Theory", Annals of Operation Research, Vol. 6, 1986, pp. 147160.
 O. Maimon, "A Generic MultiRobot Control Experimental System", Journal of Robotic Systems, Vol. 3, No. 4, 1986, pp. 451466.
 O. Maimon, "RealTime Operational Control of Flexible Manufacturing Systems", Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 6, No. 2, 1987, pp. 125136.
 O. Maimon and Y.F. Choong, "Dynamic Routing in Reentrant FMS", Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing  An International Journal, Vol. 3, No. 3, 1987, pp. 295300. (Extended version is in MIT, LIDSP1554, 1986)
 K.L. Elkins and O. Maimon, "Information Flow between a Workstation Controller and its Robotic Subsystem", Computers in Industry, Vol. 9, 1987, pp. 167182.
 O. Maimon, "An Algorithm for the Lorenz Measure in Locational Decisions on Trees", Journal of Algorithms, Vol. 9, No. 4, 1988, pp. 583596.
 O. Maimon and G. Tadmor, "Model Based LowLevel Control in Flexible Manufacturing Systems", Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing  An International Journal, Vol. 4, No. 3, 1988, pp. 423428.
 O. Maimon, "IMAC  An Industrial Material Activity Controller", International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1988, pp. 113123.
 O. Maimon and S.B. Gershwin, "Dynamic Scheduling and Routing for Flexible Manufacturing Systems that have Unreliable Machines", Operations Research, Vol. 36, No. 2, 1988, pp. 279292.
 T. Freed, E. DarEl, and O. Maimon, "Scheduling Methods for Printed Circuits Board Assembly", Annals of CIRP, Vol. 37, No. 1, 1988.
 E.L. Fisher and O. Maimon, "An ObjectBased Representation Method for a Manufacturing Cell Controller", Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1988, pp. 115.
 T. Freed, O. Maimon, and E.M. DarEl, "Group Setup for Printed Circuit Boards Assembly", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 27, No. 10, 1989, pp. 17951810.
 E.L. Fisher and O. Maimon, "Integer and Rule Programming Models for the Specification and Selection of Robotic Technology", International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 4, No. 3, 1989, pp. 167175.
 G. Tadmor and O. Maimon, "Control of Large Discrete Event Systems: Constructive Algorithms", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 34, No. 11, 1989, pp. 11641168. (Extended version is in MIT, LIDSP1621)
 R.K. Kincaid and O. Maimon, "Locating A Point of Minimum Variance on Triangular Graphs", Transportation Science, Vol. 23, No. 3, 1989, pp. 216219.
 R. Akella, O. Maimon, and S.B. Gershwin, "Value Function Approximation via Linear Programming for FMS Scheduling", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 28, No. 8, 1990, pp. 14591470.
 R.K. Kincaid and O. Maimon, "A Note on Locating a Central Vertex of a 3Cactus Graph", Computers and Operations Research Journal, Vol. 17, No. 3, 1990, pp. 315320.

O. Maimon, "The Robot Task Sequencing Planning Problem", IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 6, No. 6, 1990, pp. 760765.

K.Y. Jo and O. Maimon, "Optimal Dynamic Load Distribution in a Class of Flowtype Flexible Manufacturing Systems", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 55, No. 1, 1991, pp. 7181.

D. BenArieh and O. Maimon, "Multiple Robot Programming Using a Concurrent Logic Language", Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1991, pp. 2541.

O. Maimon, E. Profeta, and S. Singer, "Energy Analysis of Robot Task Motion", Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 4, No. 2, 1991, pp. 175198.

O. Maimon and A. Shtub, "Grouping Methods for Printed Circuit Board Assembly", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 29, No. 7, 1991, pp. 13791390.

O. Maimon and A. Kapitanovsky, "Conceptual GraphBased System for Assembly Program Synthesis", Robotica, Vol. 10, No. 4, 1992, pp. 329338.

A. Shmilovici and O. Maimon, "Heuristics for Dynamic Selection and Routing of Parts in an FMS", Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 11, No. 4, 1992, pp. 285296.

O. Maimon and M. Last,” FMS Control Design: An Information Value Approach", Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Vol. 3, No. 2, 1992, pp. 123132.

A. Shtub and O. Maimon, " Role of Similarity Measures in PCB Grouping Procedures", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 30, No.5, 1992, pp. 973983.

D. BenArieh and O. Maimon, "Annealing Method for PCB Assembly Scheduling on Two Sequential Machines", International Journal of CIM, Vol. 5, No. 6, 1992, pp. 361367.

S. Oliker, M. Furst, and O. Maimon, "A Distributed Genetic Algorithm for Neural Network Design and Training", Complex Systems Journal, Vol. 6, 1992, pp. 459477.

O. Maimon and D. Braha, "A Proof of the Complexity of Design", Kybernetes:An International Journal of Cybernetics and Systems, V ol. 21, No. 7, 1992, pp. 5962.

O. Maimon, E.M. DarEl, and T.F. Carmon, "Setup Saving Schemes for Printed Circuit Board Assembly", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 70,
No. 2, 1993, pp. 177190.
 A. BarIlan and O. Maimon, "An Impulsecontrol Method for Investment Decisions in Dynamic Technology", Managerial and Decision Economics Journal, Vol. 14, 1993, pp. 6570. (Extended version is in Hebrew, report No. 1690, The Pinhas Sapir Center for Development, TelAviv University)

A. Kapitanovsky and O. Maimon, "Robot Programming System for Assembly: Conceptual GraphBased Approach", Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications, Vol. 8, 1993, pp. 3562.

O. Maimon and M. Last, "Informationefficient Design of an Automatic Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor",Computers and Operations Research Journal, Vol. 20, No. 4, 1993, pp. 421434.

O. Maimon and M. Last, "Informationefficient Robotic Control", Robotica, Vol. 12, No. 2, 1994, pp. 157163.

E. Levner, K. Kogan, and O. Maimon, “Flowshop Scheduling of Robotic Cells with Jobdependent Transportation and Setup Effects”,Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 46, No.2, 1995, pp. 14471455.

42. E. Khmelnitsky, K. Kogan, and O. Maimon, “A Maximum Principle Based Combined Method for Scheduling in a Flexible Manufacturing System”, Discrete Event Dynamic Systems: Theory and Applications, Vol. 5, 1995, pp. 343355.

O. Maimon and A. Dayagi, "Nesting Planning Based on Production Priorities and Technological Efficiency", European Journal of Operations Research, Vol. 80, No. 1, 1995, pp. 121129.

E. Khmelnitsky, K. Kogan, and O. Maimon, “Optimal Flow Control for Continuoustime Scheduling in Flexible Manufacturing Systems”, International Transactions in Operational Research, Vol. 2, No. 4, 1996, pp. 331339.

O. Maimon and D. Braha, "On the Complexity of the Design Synthesis Problem”, JIEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. 26, No. 1, 1996,
pp. 142150.

A. Shmilovici and O. Maimon, "The Fuzzy RuleBase Solution of Differential Equations", JInformation Sciences: an International Journal, Vol. 92, No. 4, 1996, pp. 233254.

O. Maimon and M. Last, “InformationEfficient Control of Discrete Event Stochastic Systems”, JIEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. 27, No. 1, 1997, pp. 2333.

D. Braha and O. Maimon, “The Design Process: Properties, Paradigms, and Structure”, JIEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. 27, No. 3, 1997, pp. 146166.

M. Daskin, O. Maimon, A. Shtub, and D. Braha, “Grouping Components in Printed Circuit Board Assembly with Limited Component Staging Capacity and Single Card Setup: Problem Characteristics and Solution Procedures”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 35, No. 6, 1997, pp. 16171638.

E. Khmelnitsky, K. Kogan, and O. Maimon, “Maximum Principlebased Methods for Production Scheduling with Partially Sequencedependent Setups”, JInternational Journal of Production Research, Vol. 35, No. 10, 1997, pp. 27012712.

K. Kogan, E. Khmelnitsky, A. Shtub, and O. Maimon, “Optimal Flow Control of Flexible Manufacturing Systems: Setup Localization by an Iterative Procedure”, International Journal of Production Economics, No. 51, 1977, pp. 3746.

52. O. Maimon and D. Braha, “A Genetic Algorithm Approach to Scheduling PCBs on a Single Machine”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 36, No. 3, 1998, pp. 761784.

K. Kogan, E. Khmelnitsky, and O. Maimon, “Balancing Facilities in Aggregate Production Planning: MaketoOrder and MaketoStock Environments”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 36, No. 9, 1998, pp. 25852596.

A. Shmilovici and O. Maimon, “On the Solution of Differential Equations with Fuzzy Spline Wavelets”, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Vol. 96, No.1, 1998, pp. 7799.

D. Braha and O. Maimon, “The Measurement of a Design Structural and Functional Complexity”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. 28, No. 3, 1998, pp. 527534.

A. Shmilovici and O. Maimon, “Applications of Adaptive Matching Pursuit to Adaptive Control of Nonlinear Dynamic Systems”, IEE ProceedingsControl Theory and Apllications, Vol. 145, No. 6, 1998, pp. 575582.

57. O. Maimon and D. Braha, “A Mathematical Theory of Design: Representation of Design Knowledge (Part I)”, International Journal of General Systems, Vol. 27, No. 4, 1999.

D. Braha and O. Maimon, “A Mathematical Theory of Design: Modeling the Design Process (Part II)”, International Journal of General Systems, Vol. 27, No. 5, 1999.

I. BenGal, D. Braha and O. Maimon, “Probabilistic Sequential Methodology for Designing a Factorial System with Multiple Responses”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 37, N0. 12, 1999.

O. Maimon and R. Horowitz, “Sufficient Conditions for Inventive Solutions”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. 29, No. 3, 1999, pp 349361.

E. Khmelnitsky, K. Kogan, and O. Maimon, “ATime Decomposition Method for Sequence Dependent Setup Scheduling under pressing Demand Conditions”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 45, No. 4, 2000, pp. 638652.

O. Maimon, E. Khmelnitsky, and K. Kogan, “Production Flow control in a cell with Group of Identical Machines”, IIE Transactions, Vol. 32, No. 7, 2000, pp. 599611.

O. Maimon, D. Braha, and V. Seth, "A neural network approach for Robot task Sequencing Planning", Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, Vol. 14, No.2, 2000

O. Maimon, A. Kandel and M. Last, “InformationTheoretic Fuzzy Approach to Data Reliability and Data Mining”, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Vol. 117, No.2, 2001, pp.183194 (one of the most requested paper from the journal).

M. Last, A. Kandel, and O. Maimon, “InformationTheoretic Algorithm for Feature Selection”, Pattern Recognitions Letters, Vol. 22, No.6, 2001, pp. 799811.

M. Last, E. Minkov, and O. Maimon, “Evaluating Stability of Decision Trees", International Journal of Pattern Recognitions and Applied Intelligence (IJPRAI), Vol. 16, No. 2, 2002, pp.145159.

M. Last and O. Maimon, “A Compact and Accurate Model for Classification”, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 203215, February 2004.

A. Herbon, E. Khmelnitsky, O. Maimon, and Y. Yakubov, “Reduction of Future Information Required for Optimal Control of Dynamic Systems: a pseudostochastic model”, IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control,Vol. 48, No. 6, 2003, pp.10251029.

A. Herbon, E. Khmelnitsky, O. Maimon, “Effective information horizon length in measuring offline performance of stochastic dynamic systems", European Journal of Operational Research, No. 157, 2004, pp. 688703.

O. Maimon and L. Rokach, “Ensemble of Decision Trees for Mining Manufacturing Data Sets”, Machine Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 12, 2004.

L. Rokach and O. Maimon, "Top down Induction of Decision Trees Classifiers:
A Survey", IEEE SMC Transactions Part C,
Vol. 35, No. 3, 2005.

L. Rokach and O. Maimon, "Feature Set Decomposition for Decision Trees",
Journal of Intelligent Data Analysis,
Vol. 9, No. 2, 2005, pp. 131158, 2005.
 L. Rokach, O. Maimon and O. Arad,
“Improving Supervised Learning by Sample Decomposition”,
International Journal on Computational
Intelligence and Applications, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2005, pp 3754,2006.
 L. Rokach, O. Maimon and R. Arbel, “Selective Voting –
Getting More for Less in Sensor Fusion”, International
Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence (IJPRAI),
Accepted, 2006
 L. Rokach and O. Maimon, "Data mining for improving t
he quality of manufacturing: a feature set decomposition approach",
Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, accepted, 2006
 O. Maimon, "Science and Kabbalah Evolution",
The Journal of
General Evolution, accepted, 2006
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