Journal Publications

  • Hernan Calderon, Jorge F. Silva, Felipe Santibanez, Julin M. Ortiz, and Alvaro Egana, "Geological Facies Reconstruction Based on Weighted `1-Regularization," IEEE Transaction on Geociences and Remote Sensing, 2016. (submitted)
  • Echeverría, A.; Silva, J.; Mendez, R.; and Orchard, M., "Analysis of the Bayesian Cramér-Rao lower bound in Astrometry: Studying the impact of prior information in the location of an object", Astronomy and Astrophysics (accepted)
  • Perez, A.; Moreno, R.; Moreira, R.; Orchard, M.; and Strbac, G., "Effect of Battery Degradation on Multi-Service Portfolios of Energy Storage", IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy (accepted)
  • Roje, T.; Marín, L.; Sáez, D.; Orchard, M.; and Jiménez-Estévez, G., "Consumption modeling based on Markov chains and Bayesian networks for a demand side management design of isolated microgrids," International Journal of Energy Research (accepted)
  • Díaz, M.; Zagal, J.C.; Falcon, C.; Stepanova, M.; Valdivia, J.A.; Martínez-Ledesma, M.; Díaz, J.; Romanova, N.; Pacheco, E.; Milla, M.; Orchard, M.; Silva, J.; Mena, F.P.; and Jaramillo, F., "New opportunities offered by cubesats for space research in Latin America: the SUCHAI project case," Advances in Space Research (accepted)
  • Ley, C. and Orchard, M., "Chi-squared smoothed adaptive particle-filtering based prognosis," Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (accepted)
  • Rodrigo Lobos, Jorge F. Silva, Julian M. Ortiz, Gonzalo Diaz, Alvaro Egana, "Analysis and Classi cation of Natural Rock Textures based on New Transform-based Features," Mathematical Geosciences, May, 2016. (accepted)
  • Mundnich, K. and Orchard, M., "Early online detection of high volatility clusters using Particle Filters", Expert Systems with Applications, 54: 228–240, 2016.
  • Reyes-Marambio, J.; Moser, F.; Gana, F.; Severino, B.; Calderón-Muñoz, W.; Palma-Behnke, R.; Estevez, P.; Orchard, M.; Cortés, M., "A fractal time thermal model for predicting the surface temperature of air-cooled cylindrical Li-ion cells based on experimental measurements," Journal of Power Sources, 161:349-363, 2016.
  • Burgos, C.; Orchard, M.; Kazerani, M.; Cárdenas, R.; and Sáez, D., "Particle-Filtering-Based Estimation of Maximum Available Power State in Lithium-Ion Batteries," Applied Energy, 161:349-363, 2016.
  • Lobos, R.; Silva, J.; Mendez, R.; and Orchard, M., "Performance analysis of the Least-Squares estimator in astrometry," Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 127: 1166-1182, Nov. 2015.
  • Jorge F. Silva and Milan S. Derpich, "On the Characterization of `p-Compressible Ergodic Processes," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 11, pp. 2915-2928, June, 2015.
  • Orchard, M.; Lacalle, M.; Olivares, B.; Silva, J.; Palma, R.; Estévez, P.; Severino, B.; Calderon-Muñoz, W.; and Cortés M., "Information-Theoretic Measures and Sequential Monte Carlo Methods for Detection of Regeneration Phenomena in the Degradation of Lithium-Ion Battery Cells," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 64, Issue 2, pp. 710-720, June 2015.
  • Pola, D.; Navarrete, H.; Orchard, M.; Rabié, R.; Cerda, M.; Olivares, B.; Silva, J.; Espinoza, P.; and Pérez, A., "Particle-filtering-based Discharge Time Prognosis for Lithium-Ion Batteries with a Statistical Characterization of Use Profiles," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 64, Issue 2, pp. 701-709, June 2015.
  • Acuña, D.; Orchard, M.; Silva, F.; and Perez A., "Multiple-imputation-particle-filtering for Uncertainty Characterization in Battery State-of-Charge Estimation Problems with Missing Measurement Data: Performance Analysis and Impact on Prognostic Algorithms ," International Journal of Prognostics and Health Management, Vol. 6, (008), pp. 1-12, 2015.
  • Hernan Calderon, Jorge F. Silva, Julin M. Ortiz, and Alvaro Egana, "Reconstruction of Multichannel Facies based on Ripless Compressed Sensing," Computers and Geosciences, vol. 77, pp. 54-65, April, 2015.
  • Burgos, C.; Sáez, D.; Orchard, M.; and Cárdenas, R., "Fuzzy Modelling for the State-of-Charge Estimation of Lead-Acid Batteries," Journal of Power Sources, vol. 274, pp. 355-366, Jan 2015.
  • Moya, J.; Ruiz-del-Solar, J.; Orchard, M.; Parra-Tsunekawa, I., "Fall Detection and Damage Reduction in Biped Humanoid Robots," International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, vol. 12, Issue 1, Jan 2015.
  • Severino, B.; Gana, F.; Palma-Behnke, R.; Estévez, P.; Calderón, W.; Orchard, M.; Cortés, M.; Reyes, J., "Multi-objective optimal design of lithium-ion battery packs based on evolutionary algorithms," Journal of Power Sources, vol. 26, Issue 1, pp. 288-299, December 2014.
  • Zhang, B.; Orchard, M.; Saha, B.; Saxena, A.; Jin, Y.; and Vachtsevanos, G.,  "A Verification Framework with Application to a Propulsion System," Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 41, Issue 13, pp. 5669-5679, October 2014.
  • Rene Mendez, Jorge F. Silva, Rodrigo Orostica, and Rodrigo Lobos, "Analysis of the Cramer-Rao lower-bound in the joint estimation of astrometry and photometry," Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Paci c (PASP), vol. 126, August, 2014.
  • Mundnich, K.; Orchard, M.; Silva, J.; Parada, P., "Volatility Estimation of Financial Returns using Risk-Sensitive Particle Filters," Studies in Informatics and Control, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 297-306, September 2013.
  • Orchard, M. and Hevia-Koch, P., "Risk Measures for Particle-filtering-based State-of-Charge Prognosis in Lithium-Ion Batteries," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 60, No. 11, pp.5260-5269, November 2013.
  • Rene Mendez, Jorge F. Silva and Rodrigo Lobos, "Analysis and interpretation of the Cramer-Rao lower-bound in astrometry: One dimensional case, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, vol. 125, pp. 580594, May, 2013.
  • Olivares, B.; Cerda, M.; Orchard, M.; and Silva, J., “Particle-filtering-based Prognosis Framework for Energy Storage Devices with a Statistical Characterization of State-of-Health Regeneration Phenomena,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement, vol. 62, Issue 2, pp. 364‑376, February 2013.
  • Jorge F. Silva and Shrikanth S. Narayanan, "On Signal Representations within the Bayes Decision Framework," ELSEVIER Pattern Recognition, vol. 45, issue 5, pp. 1853 - 1865, 2012.
  • Orchard, M.; Cerda, M.; Olivares, B.; and Silva, J., "Sequential Monte Carlo Methods for Discharge Time Prognosis in Lithium-Ion Batteries," International Journal of Prognostics and Health Management, Vol. 3, Issue 2 (010), pp. 1-12, 2012.
  • Chen, C.; Brown, D.; Sconyers, C.; Zhang, B.; Vachtsevanos, G.; and Orchard, M., “An integrated architecture for fault diagnosis and failure prognosis of complex engineering systems,” Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 39, Issue 10, pp. 9031‑9040, August 2012.
  • Jorge F. Silva and Patricio Parada, "On the Convergence of Shannon Di erential Entropy, and its Connections with Density and Entropy Estimation," ELSEVIER Journal of Statistical Planning and  Inference, vol. 142, issue 7, pp. 1716-1732, July, 2012.
  • Eduardo Pavez and Jorge F. Silva, "Analysis and Design of Wavelet-Packet Cep-stral Coecients for Automatic Speech Recognition," ELSEVIER Speech Communication, vol. 54, issue 6, pp. 814-835, July, 2012.
  • Chen, C.; Vachtsevanos, G.; Orchard, M., "Machine Remaining Useful Life Prediction: an Integrated Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy and High-Order Particle Filtering Approach," Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 28, pp. 597-607, April 2012.
  • Jorge F. Silva and Shrikanth S. Narayanan, "Complexity-Regularized Tree-Structured Partition for Mutual Information Estimation," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 58, no. 3, pp.1940 - 1952, March, 2012.
  • Tobar, F. and Orchard, M., "Study of Financial Systems Volatility Using Suboptimal Estimation Algorithms," Studies in Informatics and Control, vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 59‑66, March 2012.
  • Chen, C.; Vachtsevanos, G.; Orchard, M., “Machine Condition Prediction Based on Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy and High-Order Particle Filtering," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 58, no. 9, pp. 4353-4364, September 2011.
  • Mascaró, M.; Cabello, F.; Parra, S.I.; Vallejos, P.; Guerrero, P.; Ehrenfeld, A.; Acuña, A.; Ruiz del Solar, J.; and Orchard, M., “Instrumentación, Actuación e Implementación de Control Difuso de Bajo Nivel en Vehículo Terrestre Autónomo de Escala Real,” Anales del Instituto de Ingenieros de Chile, Vol. 123, no. 2, pp.53-61, Aug. 2011.
  • Zhang, B.; Sconyers, C.; Byington, C.; Patrick, R.; Orchard, M.; and Vachtsevanos, G., “A Probabilistic Fault Detection Approach: Application to Bearing Fault Detection,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 58, no. 5, pp. 2011-2018, May 2011.
  • Jorge Silva and Shrikanth S. Narayanan, "Information Divergence Estimation based on Data-Dependent Partitions," ELSEVIER Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, vol. 140, pp. 3130-3198, November, 2010.
  • Orchard, M.; Tang, L.; Saha, B.; Goebel, K.; and Vachtsevanos, G., “Risk-Sensitive Particle-Filtering-based Prognosis Framework for Estimation of Remaining Useful Life in Energy Storage Devices,” Studies in Informatics and Control, vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 209-218, September 2010.
  • Jorge Silva and Shrikanth S. Narayanan, "Non-Product Data-Dependent Partitions for Mutual Information Estimation: Strong Consistency and Applications," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 7, pp. 3497 - 3511, July, 2010.
  • Zhang, B.; Khawaja, T.; Patrick, R.; Vachtsevanos, G.; Orchard, M., and Saxena, A., "A Novel Blind Deconvolution De-Noising Scheme in Failure Prognosis," Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, vol. 32, Issue 1, pp. 3-30, February 2010.
  • Jorge Silva and Shrikanth S. Narayanan, "Discriminative Wavelet Packet Filter Bank Selection for Pattern Recognition," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 57, issue 5, pp.1796-1810, May, 2009.
  • Orchard, M.; Tobar, F.; and Vachtsevanos, G., “Outer Feedback Correction Loops in Particle Filtering-based Prognostic Algorithms: Statistical Performance Comparison,” Studies in Informatics and Control, vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 295-304, December 2009.
  • Orchard, M. and Vachtsevanos, G., “A Particle Filtering Approach for On-Line Fault Diagnosis and Failure Prognosis,” Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, vol. 31, no. 3-4, pp. 221-246, June 2009.
  • Zhang, B.; Khawaja, T.; Patrick, R.; Vachtsevanos, G.; Orchard, M., and Saxena, A., “Application of Blind Deconvolution Denoising in Failure Prognosis,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 303-310, February 2009.

Presentations at National/International Conferences

  • J. F. Silva and P. Piantanida, "Almost Lossless Variable-Length Source Coding on Countably In nite Alphabets," IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Barcelona, Spain, July, 2016.
  • A. Echeverria, J.F. Silva, R. Mendez and M. Orchard, "Analysis of the Bayesian Cramér-Rao in Astrometry,"  IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, 2016 IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop (SAM), Sao Paulo, Brasil, July, 2016.
  • H. Calderon, F. Santibanez, J. F. Silva , J. M. Ortiz, and A. Egana, "Channelized Facies Recovery based on Weighted Compressed Sensing,"  IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, 2016 IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop (SAM), Sao Paulo, Brasil, July, 2016.
  • Perez, A.; Orchard, M.; Silva, J.; and Cornejo, F., "Dynamic Vector Model Applied to Wind Speed Prognosis for Eolic Generation," Third European Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society 2016 - PHME16, July 5th-8th, 2016, Bilbao, Spain.
  • Boroschek, R.; Villalpando, P.; Orchard, M.; and Meruane, V., "Damage Location by Maximum Entropy Method on a Civil Structure," IMAC-XXXIV Conference & Exposition on Structural Dynamics, January 25th-28th, 2016, Orlando, FL, USA.
  • R. Mendez and J. F. Silva, "Information and Decision Theory as applied to astronomy: The case of astrometry and photometry," ADeLA 2015 (VI Reunion de Astronoma Dinámica en Latinoamrica), Vol. 46, pp. 77,78, 2015.
  • Flores, P.; Vergara, M.; Fuentes, P.; Jaramillo, F.; Acuña, D.; Perez, A.; and Orchard, M.; , "Modeling and Prediction of Criminal Activity Based on Spatio-Temporal Probabilistic Risk Functions," Annual Conference of the Prognostic and Health Management Society 2015, October 19th-24th, 2015, San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Tampier, C.; Pérez, A.; Jaramillo, F.; Quintero, V.; Orchard, M.; and Silva, J., "Lithium-Ion Battery End-of-Discharge Time Estimation and Prognosis based on Bayesian Algorithms and Outer Feedback Correction Loops: A Comparative Analysis," Annual Conference of the Prognostic and Health Management Society 2015, October 19th-24th, 2015, San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Gonzalez-Prida, V.; Orchard, M.; Martin, C.; Crespo, A.; and Soto, A., "Inequality indices based on the notion of Shannon-Entropy for the assessments of industrial fleets," 10th World Congress on  Engineering Asset Management – WCEAM 2015, September 28th-30th, 2015, Tampere, Finland.
  • J. F. Silva and M. S. Derpich, "Precise best k-term Approximation Error Analy-sis of Ergodic Processes," the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 2014.
  • Acuña, D.; Orchard, M.; Silva, J.; and Pérez, A., "Multiple-imputation-particle-filtering scheme for Uncertainty Characterization in Battery State-of-Charge Estimation Problems with Missing Measurement Data," Annual Conference of the PHM Society 2014, September 29th - October 2nd, 2014, Fort Worth, TX, USA.
  • Tobar, F.; Orchard, M.; Mandic, D.; and Constantinides, A., "Estimation of financial indices volatility using a model with time-varying parameters," Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering & Economics (CIFEr), 2104 IEEE Conference on, March 27th-28th 2014, London, U.K.
  • J. F. Silva and P. Parada, "Shannon Entropy Estimation from Convergence Results in the Countable Alphabet Case," IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW2013), Sevilla, Espana, 2013.
  • Carricajo, T., Kripper, F., Orchard, M., Yacher, L., Paredes, R., “Anomaly Detection in Gas Turbine Compressor of a Power Generation Plant using Similarity-based Modeling and Multivariate Analysis,” Annual Conference of the PHM Society 2013, October 14-17, 2013, New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Orchard, M., Lacalle, M., Olivares, B., Cerda, M., and Silva, J., “Information-Theoretic Measures and Sequential Monte Carlo Methods for Detection of Regeneration Phenomena in the Degradation of Energy Storage Devices,” 2013 Prognostics and System Health Management Conference, 8-11 September 2013, Milano, Italy.
  • J. F. Silva and E. Pavez, "Compressibility of In nite Sequences and its Interplay with Compressed Sensing Recovery,"  APSIPA, Los Angeles, USA, 2012.
  • J. F. Silva and P. Parada, "Shannon Entropy Convergence Results in the Countable In nite Case,"  IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT2012), Boston, USA, 2012.
  • Orchard, M., Olivares, B., Cerda, M. and Silva, J., “Anomaly Detection Based on Information-Theoretic Measures and Particle Filtering Algorithms,” Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society 2012, September 23th‑27th 2012, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
  • J. F. Silva and P. Parada, "Sufficient Conditions for the Convergence of the Shannon Di erential Entropy," in IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW2011), Paraty, Brasil, 2011.
  • J. F. Silva and M. S. Derpich, "Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Zero-Rate Density Estimation," in IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW2011), Paraty, Brasil, 2011.
  • Moreno, G., Sáez, D., and Orchard, M., "A New Method for Identification of Fuzzy Models based on Evolutionary Algorithms and its Application to the Modeling of a Wind Turbine," 9th International Conference on Control and Automation - ICCA 2011, December 19th-21th 2011, Santiago, Chile.
  • Cabello, F., Acuña, A., Vallejos, P., Orchard, M., and Ruiz del Solar, J., "Design and Validation of a Fuzzy Longitudinal Controller Based on a Vehicle Dynamic Simulator," 9th International Conference on Control and Automation - ICCA 2011, December 19th-21th 2011, Santiago, Chile.
  • Orchard, M., Silva, J., and Tang, L., “A Probabilistic Approach for Online Model-based Estimation of SOH/SOC and use profile characterization for Li-Ion Batteries,” Battery Management Workshop, Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society 2011, September 25th-29th 2011, Montreal, QB, Canada.
  • Orchard, M., Tang, L. and Vachtsevanos, G., “A Combined Anomaly Detection and Failure Prognosis Approach for Estimation of Remaining Useful Life in Energy Storage Devices,” Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society 2011, September 25th-29th 2011, Montreal, QB, Canada.
  • Tobar, F., Yacher, L., Paredes, R. and Orchard, M., "Anomaly Detection in Power Generation Plants using Similarity-based Modeling and Multivariate Analysis," 2011 American Control Conference - ACC2011, June 29-July 1 2011, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • Tang, L and Orchard, M., Goebel, K., and Vachtsevanos, G., "Novel Metrics and Methodologies for the Verification and Validation of Prognostic Algorithms," 2011 IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 5-12, 2011, Big Sky, Montana, USA.
  • J. F. Silva and S. Narayanan, "A Near-Optimal (Minimax) Tree-Structured Partition for Mutual Information Estimation," in IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Texas, Austin, 2010.
  • J. F. Silva and S. Narayanan, "On Data-Driven Histogram-Based Estimation for Mutual Information," in IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Texas, Austin, 2010.
  • Edwards, D., Orchard, M., Tang, L., Goebel, K., and Vachtsevanos, G., “Impact of Input Uncertainty on Failure Prognostic Algorithms: Extending the Remaining Useful Life of Nonlinear Systems,” Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society 2010, October 10th-14th 2010, Portland, OR, USA. (Best Paper Award)
  • Chen, C., Brown, D., Sconyers, C., Vachtsevanos, G., Zhang, B., and Orchard, M., “A .NET Framework for an Integrated Fault Diagnosis and Failure Prognosis Architecture,” IEEE AUTOTESTCON 2010, September 13th‑16th 2010, Orlando, FL, USA.
  • Tobar, F., and Orchard, M., “Study of Financial Systems Volatilty Using Suboptimal Algorithms,” XIV Congreso Latinoamericano de Control Automático, August 24th-27th 2010, Santiago, Chile.
  • Acuña, A., and Orchard, M., “Diagnóstico de Fallas en Válvulas de Flujo en Simulador de Planta Evaporadora de dos Etapas,” XIV Congreso Latinoamericano de Control Automático, August 24th-27th 2010, Santiago, Chile.
  • Zhang, B., Sconyers, C., Orchard, M., Patrick, R., and Vachtsevanos, G., “Fault Progression Modeling: An Application to Bearing Diagnosis and Prognosis,” 2010 American Control Conference–ACC2010, June 30th-July 2nd 2010, Baltimore, MD, USA.
  • Orchard, M., Tang, L., Goebel, K., and Vachtsevanos, G., “A Novel RSPF Approach to Prediction of High-Risk, Low-Probability Failure Events,” First Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society, 2009, San Diego, CA, USA.
  • J. F. Silva and S. Narayanan, "Histogram-Based Estimation for the Divergence Re-visited," in IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Seoul, Korea, 2009.
  • Brown, D., Georgoulas, G., Bole, B., Pei, H-L, Orchard, M., Tang, L., Saha, B., Abhinav Saxena, A., Goebel, K., and Vachtsevanos, G., “Prognostics Enhanced Reconfigurable Control of Electro-Mechanical Actuators,” First Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society, 2009, San Diego, CA, USA.