Dr Slava Vaisman

Lecturer

Mathematics
Faculty of Science
r.vaisman@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53264

Overview

Radislav Vaisman is a Lecturer in the School of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Queensland. He received the PhD degree in Information System Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. His research interests are rare–event probability estimation, theoretical computer science and randomized algorithms. He is the co-author of two books, Fast Sequential Monte Carlo Methods for Counting and Optimization and Ternary Networks: Reliability and Monte Carlo. His personal website can be found under http://www.smp.uq.edu.au/node/106/2407 and http://www.smp.uq.edu.au/people/RadislavVaisman. His email address is r.vaisman@uq.edu.au and slvaisman@gmail.com.

Research Interests

  • Rare Event Simulation
  • Advanced Monte Carlo Methods
  • Network Reliability
  • Randomized Algorithms
  • Evolutionary Computation
  • Stochastic Optimization and Counting
  • Graphical Models
  • Markov Decision Processes and Planning under uncertainty
  • Data science

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Israel Institute of Technology
  • Master of Science, Open Uni Israel
  • Bachelor of Science, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Gertsbakh I.B., Shpungin Y. and Vaisman R. (2018). Reliability of a network with heterogeneous components. In Recent Advances in Multi-state Systems Reliability (pp. 3-18) Cham, Switzerland: Springer . doi:10.1007/978-3-319-63423-4_1

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Moreno, Gabriel A., Strichman, Ofer, Chaki, Sagar and Vaisman, Radislav (2017). Decision-making with cross-entropy for self-adaptation. In: 12th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems, SEAMS 2017. 12th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems, SEAMS 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina, (90-101). 22 - 23 May 2017. doi:10.1109/SEAMS.2017.7

  • Gertsbakh, Ilya B. , Shpungin, Yoseph and Vaisman, Radislav (2016). D-spectra for networks with binary and ternary components. In: Proceedings - 2nd International Symposium on Stochastic Models in Reliability Engineering, Life Science, and Operations Management, SMRLO 2016. Second International Symposium on Stochastic Models in Reliability Engineering, Life Science and Operations Management (SMRLO’16), Beer Sheva, Israel, (217-220). 15 -18 Febuary 2016. doi:10.1109/SMRLO.2016.44

  • Salomone, Robert, Vaisman, Radislav and Kroese, Dirk (2016). Estimating the number of vertices in convex polytopes. In: International Conference on Operations Research and Statistics Proceedings. 4th Annual International Conference on Operations Research and Statistics (ORS 2016), 5th Annual Conference on Computational Mathematics, Computational Geometry & Statistics (CMCGS 2016), Singapore, Singapore, (96-105). 18 - 19 January 2016. doi:10.5176/2251-1938_ORS16.25

  • Shah, Rohan and Vaisman, Radislav (2016). New sampling plans for estimating residual connectedness reliability. In: International Conference on Operations Research and Statistics. Annual Proceedings. 4th Annual International Conference on Operations Research and Statistics (ORS 2016), City of Singapore, Singapore, (56-65). 18-19 January 2016. doi:10.5176/2251-1938_ORS16.18

  • Botev, Zdravko I., Vaisman, Slava, Rubinstein, Reuven Y. and L’Ecuyer, Pierre (2014). Reliability of stochastic flow networks with continuous link capacities. In: A. Tolk, S. D. Diallo, I. O. Ryzhov, L. Yilmaz, S. Buckley and J. A. Miller, Proceedings of the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference. 2014 Winter Simulation Confernce, Savannah, GA, USA, (543-552). 7-10 December 2014. doi:10.1109/WSC.2014.7019919

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Joint Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision