Paulo Cesar G. Costa

Paulo Cesar G. Costa

Index (Chronological)

  1. Interactive Voice Response based Identity Establishment (To Appear)
  2. An Automated Dialog System for Border Control (To Appear)
  3. Simulating the Allocation of Resources for Command and Control with E-Contracts (2013)
  4. Context Correlation Using Probabilistic Semantics (2013)
  5. A Reference Architecture for Probabilistic Ontology Development (2013)
  6. Using a Semantic Approach to Cyber Impact Assessment (2013)
  7. Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (2013)
  8. Determining Model Correctness for Situations of Belief Fusion (2013)
  9. Multi-Entity Bayesian Networks Learning For Hybrid Variables In Predictive Situation Awareness (2013)
  10. Evaluating Complex Fusion Systems Based on Causal Probabilistic Models (2013)
  11. URREF Reliability versus Credibility in Information Fusion (STANAG 2511) (2013)
  12. Multi-Entity Bayesian Networks Learning in Predictive Situational Awareness (2013)
  13. Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web II (2013)
  14. Probabilistic Ontology and Knowledge Fusion for Procurement Fraud Detection in Brazil (2013)
  15. Service-based Situational Awareness on the Semantic Web (2013)
  16. Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (2012)
  17. Ontological Considerations for Uncertainty Propagation in High Level Information Fusion (2012)
  18. A Semantic Approach to Evaluate the Impact of Cyber Actions to the Physical Domain (2012)
  19. The URREF Ontology for Semantic Wide Area Motion Imagery Exploitation (2012)
  20. Proceedings of the Eighth Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (eds. 2012)
  21. High-Level Information Fusion with Bayesian Semantics (2012)
  22. Issues of Uncertainty Analysis in High-Level Information Fusion: Fusion 2012 Panel Discussion (2012).
  23. Towards Unbiased Evaluation of Uncertainty Reasoning: The URREF Ontology (2012).
  24. Uncertainty Representation and Reasoning for Combat Models (2012).
  25. UnBBayes: a Java Framework for Probabilistic Models in AI (2011).
  26. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (eds. 2011).
  27. COA Modeling with Probabilistic Ontologies (2011).
  28. PR-OWL 2 Case Study: A Maritime Domain Probabilistic Ontology (2011).
  29. Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (eds. 2011)
  30. Evaluating Uncertainty Representation and Reasoning in HLF Systems (2011).
  31. Modeling a Probabilistic Ontology for Maritime Domain Awareness (2011).
  32. A Probabilistic Ontology for Hypothesis Management in the Maritime Domain (2011).
  33. Representing COA with probabilistic ontologies (2011).
  34. A Modeling Framework for Synchronizing Global and Local Situation Awareness (2011).
  35. Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (eds. 2010)
  36. PR-OWL 2.0 - Bridging the gap to OWL semantics (2010)
  37. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (eds. 2010).
  38. Semantics in Course of Action Modeling and Simulation (2010).
  39. A Model-Based Systems Engineering Approach To Hypothesis Management (2010).
  40. High-Level Fusion: Issues in Developing a Formal Theory (2010).
  41. PROGNOS: Predictive Situational Awareness with Probabilistic Ontologies (2010).
  42. Compatibility Formalization Between PR-OWL and OWL (2010).
  43. Probabilistic Ontologies and Pragmatics for Complex Systems Integration (2010).
  44. Hypothesis Management in Support of Inferential Reasoning (2010).
  45. C2 framework for interoperability among an air component command and multi-agencies systems (2010).
  46. High Level Fusion and Predictive Situational Awareness with Probabilistic Ontologies (2010).
  47. A Bayesian Model for Determining Crew Affiliation with Terrorist Organizations (2010).
  48. Envisioning Uncertainty in Geospatial Information (2010).
  49. Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Ontologies for the Intelligence Community (eds. 2009)
  50. Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (eds. 2009)
  51. Probabilistic Ontology and Knowledge Fusion for Procurement Fraud Detection in Brazil (2009)
  52. UnBBayes: Modeling Uncertainty for Plausible Reasoning in the Semantic Web (in press).
  53. A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to High Level Fusion in Predictive Situational Awareness (2009).
  54. PROGNOS: Applying Probabilistic Ontologies to Distributed Predictive Situation Assessment in Naval Operations (2009).
  55. Uncertainty Representation and Reasoning in Complex Systems (2009).
  56. Uncertainty Representation and Reasoning in the Semantic Web (2009).
  57. Ontology of Evidence (2008).
  58. URSW 2005-2007: LNAI 5327 (2008).
  59. PR-OWL: a Bayesian Language for the Semantic Web (2008).
  60. A GUI Tool for Plausible Reasoning in the Semantic Web Using MEBN (2008)
  61. Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (eds. 2008)
  62. Probabilistic Ontologies for Knowledge Fusion (2008).
  63. Probabilistic Ontologies for Multi-INT Fusion (2008).
  64. C2OLISEU – A Meta-Model for Research and Development of Complex Network Centric Operations (2008)
  65. UNBBayes-MEBN: Comments on Implementing a Probabilistic Ontology Tool (2008)
  66. A First-Order Bayesian Tool for Probabilistic Ontologies (2008)
  67. Uncertainty Reasoning for the World Wide Web Incubator Group Report (2008)
  68. Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (eds. 2007)
  69. A Tool for Plausible Reasoning in the Semantic Web using MEBN (2007)
  70. Envisioning Uncertainty in Geospatial Information (2007)
  71. Probabilistic Ontology for Net-Centric Fusion (2007)
  72. Probabilistic Ontologies: the Next Step for Net-Centric Operations (2007)
  73. Bayesian Ontologies in Net-Centric Systems (2007)
  74. Uncertainty Reasoning for the World Wide Web Incubator Group Charter (2007)
  75. PR-OWL: A Framework for Probabilistic Ontologies (2006)
  76. Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (eds. 2006)
  77. Probabilistic Ontologies for Efficient Resource Sharing in Semantic Web Services (2006)
  78. A Proposal for a W3C XG on Uncertainty Reasoning for the WWW (2006)
  79. Estudo de Métricas para o Cálculo da Eficiência de Emprego para a Força Aérea Brasileira (2006 - Portuguese)
  80. Bayesian Ontologies in AI Systems (2006)
  81. Proceedings of the First Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (eds. 2005)
  82. PR-OWL: A Bayesian Framework for the Semantic Web (2005)
  83. Bayesian Semantics for the Semantic Web (2005)
  84. Of Klingons and Starships: Bayesian Logic for the 23rd Century (2005)
  85. Multi-Entity Bayesian Networks Without Multi-Tears (2005)
  86. MEBN logic: A Key Enabler for Network Centric Warfare (2005)
  87. DTB Project: A Behavioral Model for Detecting Insider Threats (2005)
  88. Metodologia Científica no Planejamento da Atividade Aérea: Uma Proposta (2003 - Portuguese)
  89. Institucionalizando a Excelência (2003 - Portuguese)
  90. Otimização na Distribuição de Recursos no COMAER a partir  da Utilização de Ferramentas Estatísticas (2003 - Portuguese)
  91. A Otimização do Planejamento da Atividade Aérea (2001 - Portuguese)
  92. A Contribution to Fighter Pilot Decision Modeling (2000)
  93. Dynamic Decision Making: a Comparison of Approaches (2000)
  94. The Fighter Aircraft's Autodefense Management Problem: A Dynamic Decision Network Approach (1999)
  95. A Graph Theoretic Architecture for Dual Control: Decision Making in Multisensor Systems (1999)
  96. Mensagem Programada de Vôo: Uma Nova Sistemática (1995 - Portuguese)

 

PhD Dissertation

Costa, Paulo C.G. (2005) Bayesian Semantics for the Semantic Web. Doctoral Dissertation. Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research, George Mason University: Fairfax, VA, USA. p. 312.

MS Thesis

Costa, Paulo C.G. (1999) The Fighter Aircraft's Autodefense Management Problem: A Dynamic Decision Network Approach. Master Thesis. Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research, George Mason University: Fairfax, VA, USA. p. 215.

Edited Work

Laskey, Kathryn B.; Emmons, Yan; Costa, Paulo C. G. (eds.) Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS 2013). Fairfax, VA, USA, October 23-26, 2012. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 1097.

Bobillo, Fernando; Costa, Paulo C. G.; D'Amato, Claudia; Fanizzi, Nicola; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Laskey, Kenneth J.; Lukasiewicz, Thomas; Nickles, Matthias; and Pool, Michael (eds.) (2013) Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web II, LNAI 7123, XVI, 331 p., 2013. Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-642-35974-3.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Laskey, Kathryn B. (eds.) Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS 2012). Fairfax, VA, USA, October 23-26, 2012. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 966.

Bobillo, Fernando; Carvalho, Rommel, N.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; Fanizzi, Nicola; Laskey, Kathryn; Laskey, Kenneth; Lukasiewicz, Thomas; Martin, Trevor; Nickles, Matthias; and Pool, Michael (eds.) Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW 2012). November 11, 2012, Boston, MA, USA. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 900.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Laskey, Kathryn B. (eds.) Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS 2011). Fairfax, VA, USA, November 16-17, 2011. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 808.

Bobillo, Fernando; Carvalho, Rommel, N.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; D'Amato, Claudia; Fanizzi, Nicola; Laskey, Kathryn; Laskey, Kenneth; Lukasiewicz, Thomas; Martin, Trevor; Nickles, Matthias; and Pool, Michael (eds.) Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW 2011). October 23, 2011, Bonn, Germany. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 778.

Bobillo, Fernando; Carvalho, Rommel, N.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; D'Amato, Claudia; Fanizzi, Nicola; Laskey, Kathryn; Laskey, Kenneth; Lukasiewicz, Thomas; Martin, Trevor; Nickles, Matthias; and Pool, Michael (eds.) Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW 2010). November 7, 2010, Shanghai, China. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 654.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Laskey, Kathryn B. (eds.) Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS 2010). Fairfax, VA, USA, October 27-28, 2011. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 713.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Obrst, Leo (eds.) Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Ontologies for the Intelligence Community (OIC 2009). October 21-22, 2009, Fairfax, VA, USA. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 555.

Bobillo, Fernando; Costa, Paulo C. G.; d'Amato, Claudia; Fanizzi, Nicola; Laskey, Kathryn; Laskey, Kenneth; Lukasiewicz, Thomas; Martin, Trevor; Nickles, Matthias; Pool, Michael; and Smrž, Pavel (eds.) Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW 2009). October 26, 2009, Washington, DC, USA. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 527.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; D'Amato, Claudia; Fanizzi, Nicola; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Laskey, Kenneth J.; Lukasiewicz, Thomas; Nickles, Matthias; and Pool, Michael (eds.) (2008) Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web I, LNAI 5327, XIV, 403 p., 2008. Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-540-89764-4.

Bobillo, Fernando; Costa, Paulo C. G.; d'Amato, Claudia; Fanizzi, Nicola; Fung, Francis; Lukasiewicz, Thomas; Martin, Trevor; Nickles, Matthias; Peng, Yun; Pool, Michael; Smrž, Pavel; and Vojtáš, Peter (eds.) Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW 2008). October 26, 2008, Karlsruhe, Germany. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 423.

Laskey, Kenneth J.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Costa, Paulo C.G.; Kokar, Mieczyslaw M.; Martin, Trevor; and Lukasiewicz, Thomas (eds.) Uncertainty Reasoning for the World Wide Web Incubator Group Report. World Wide Web Consortium, 2008.

Bobillo, Fernando; Costa, Paulo C. G.; d'Amato, Claudia; Fanizzi, Nicola; Fung, Francis; Lukasiewicz, Thomas; Martin, Trevor; Nickles, Matthias; Peng, Yun; Pool, Michael; Smrž, Pavel; and Vojtáš, Peter (eds.) Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW 2007). November 12, 2007, Busan, Korea. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 327.

Laskey, Kenneth J.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Costa, Paulo C.G. (eds.) Uncertainty Reasoning for the World Wide Web Incubator Group Charter. World Wide Web Consortium, 2008.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Fung, Francis; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Laskey, Kenneth J.; and Pool, Michael (eds.) Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW 2006). November 5, 2006, Athens, GA, USA. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 218.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Laskey, Kenneth J.; and Pool, Michael (eds.) Proceedings of the First Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW 2005). November 7, 2005, Galway, Ireland. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 173.

Book Articles and Chapters

Carvalho, Rommel N.; Matsumoto, Shou; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Costa, Paulo C.G.; Ladeira, Marcelo; Santos, Laécio L. (2013) Probabilistic Ontology and Knowledge Fusion for Procurement Fraud Detection in Brazil. In Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web II. Bobillo et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 7123, 2013, pp 19-40. ISBN: 978-3642359743

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Herencia-Zapana, Heber; and Laskey, Kathryn B. (2012) Uncertainty Representation and Reasoning for Combat Models. Chapter 28 in Engineering Principles of Combat Modeling and Distributed Simulation, Andreas Tolk (ed.). pp. 715-745, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ.

Matsumoto, Shou; Carvalho, Rommel, N.; Ladeira, Marcelo; Costa, Paulo C. G.; Santos, Laécio L.; Silva, Danilo; Onishi, Michael; and Machado, Emerson (2011) UnBBayes: a Java Framework for Probabilistic Models in AI. Chapter 9 in Java in Academia and Research, Ke Cai (ed.). 34 pages, iConcept Press, Ltd.: Annerley, Australia. ISBN: 978-0980733082

Carvalho, R., Laskey, K.B., Costa, P., Ladeira, M., Santos, L., and Matsumoto, S. (2010) UnBBayes: Modeling Uncertainty for Plausible Reasoning in the Semantic Web. In Semantic Web, V. Kordic (ed.), 310p. IN-TECH Publishing: Vienna, Austria. ISBN: 978-953-7619-54-1.

Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2009) Uncertainty Representation and Reasoning in Complex Systems. In Complex Systems in Knowledge based Environments: Theory, Models and Applications. Tolk, Andreas; Jain, Lakhmi C. (eds.) Springer: New York, NY, USA. ISBN: 978-3-540-88074-5.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Lukasiewicz, Thomas (2009) Uncertainty Representation and Reasoning in the Semantic Web. In Semantic Web Engineering in the Knowledge Society. Cardoso, Jorge; and Lytras, D. Miltiadis (eds.) IGI Publishing: Hershey, PA, USA. ISBN: 978-1-60566-112-4.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Laskey, Kenneth J. (2008) PR-OWL: a Bayesian Language for the Semantic Web. In Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web I. Costa, Paulo C. G. et al. (eds.) LNAI 5327, pp. 88-107. Springer-Verlag: Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-540-89764-4.
* Recipient of the MITRE incentive award for high quality publications.

Carvalho, Rommel N.; Ladeira, Marcelo; Santos, Laécio L.; Matsumoto, Shou; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2008) A GUI Tool for Plausible Reasoning in the Semantic Web Using MEBN. In Innovative Applications in Data Mining. Studies in Computational Science, Vol. 169/2009, pp. 17-45. Springer-Verlag: Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-540-88044-8.

Refeered Journal Papers

Ababneh, Mohammad; Wisejekera, Duminda; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (To Appear) Interactive Voice Response based Identity Establishment. Elsevier Information Security Technical Report (ISTR), Special Issue on Identity Protection and Management.

Laskey, Kathryn B.; Wright, Edward J.; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2010) Envisioning Uncertainty in Geospatial Information. International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, Special Issue on Bayesian Model Views, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 209-223.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Buede, Dennis M. (2000). Dynamic Decision Making: a Comparison of Approaches. Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 243-262.

Refeered Conference and Workshop Papers

Ababneh, Mohammad; Wisejekera, Duminda; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (To Appear) An Automated Dialog System for Border Control. In Proceedings of the 8th Annual IFIP WG 11.10 International Conference on Critical Infrastructure Protection. SRI International, Arlington, Virginia, USA.

Bernardo Neto, José; Hieb, Michael; Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Hirata, Celso (2013) Simulating the Allocation of Resources for Command and Control with E-Contracts. In Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC). Orlando, FL, USA, December 2013.

Rafatirad, Setareh; Laskey, Kathryn; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2013) Context Correlation Using Probabilistic Semantics. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS 2013). Laskey, K., Emmons, Y.; Costa, P.C.G. (eds.), pp. 2-9. Fairfax, VA, USA, November 2013.

Haberlin, Richard; Costa, Paulo C. G. ; and Laskey, Kathryn (2013) A Reference Architecture for Probabilistic Ontology Development. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS 2013). Laskey, K., Emmons, Y.; Costa, P.C.G. (eds.), pp. 10-17. Fairfax, VA, USA, November 2013.

Barreto, Alexandre B.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Yano, Edgar (2013) Using a Semantic Approach to Cyber Impact Assessment. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS 2013). Laskey, K., Emmons, Y.; Costa, P.C.G. (eds.), pp. 101-108. Fairfax, VA, USA, November 2013.

Jøsang, Audun; Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Blash, Erik P. (2013) Determining Model Correctness for Situations of Belief Fusion. In Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION 2013). Istanbul, July 2013.

Park, Cheol Y.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Costa, Paulo C.G. (2013) Multi-Entity Bayesian Networks Learning For Hybrid Variables In Predictive Situation Awareness. In Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION 2013). Istanbul, July 2013.

Mignet, Frank; Pavlin, Gregor; de Oude, Patrick; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2013) Evaluating Complex Fusion Systems Based on Causal Probabilistic Models. In Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION 2013). Istanbul, July 2013.

Blasch, Erik; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Jousselme, Anne-Laure; Dragos, Valentina; Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Valin, Pierre (2013) URREF Reliability versus Credibility in Information Fusion (STANAG 2511). In Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION 2013). Istanbul, July 2013.

Park, Cheol Y.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Costa, Paulo C.G.; and Matsumoto, Shou (2013) Multi-Entity Bayesian Networks Learning in Predictive Situational Awareness. In Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS 2013). Alexandria, VA, USA, July 2013.

Dinkel, Stephen; Hafner, William; Costa, Paulo C.G.; Mukherjee, Sumitra (2013) Service-based Situational Awareness on the Semantic Web. In proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support (CogSIMA 2013). pp 246-253. San Diego, California, USA.

Locher, M.; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2012) Ontological Considerations for Uncertainty Propagation in High Level Information Fusion. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS 2012). Costa, P.; Laskey, K. (eds.), pp. 12-19. Fairfax, VA, USA, October 23-26, 2012.
* Best paper award winner.

Barreto, Alexandre B.; Costa, Paulo C. G., and Yano, Edgar (2012) A Semantic Approach to Evaluate the Impact of Cyber Actions to the Physical Domain. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS 2012). Costa, P.; Laskey, K. (eds.), pp. 64-71. Fairfax, VA, USA, October 23-26, 2012.

Blash, Erik P.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Ling, Haibin; and Chen, Genshe (2012) The URREF Ontology for Semantic Wide Area Motion Imagery Exploitation. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS 2012). Costa, P.; Laskey, K. (eds.), pp. 88-95. Fairfax, VA, USA, October 23-26, 2012.

Costa, Paulo. C. G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Chang, Kuo-Chu; Sun, Wei; Park, Cheol Y.; and Matsumoto, Shou (2012) High-Level Information Fusion with Bayesian Semantics. In Proceedings of the Nineth Bayesian Modelling Applications Workshop, held at the Conference of Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (BMAW UAI 2012). Nicholson, A., Agosta, J., Flores, J. (Eds.), pp. 8-17. Catalina Island, CA, August 18th, 2012.

Blasch, Erik; Costa, Paulo C. G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Stampouli, Dafni; Ng, Gee W.; Schubert, Johan; Nagi, Rakesh; and Valin, Pierre (2012) Issues of Uncertainty Analysis in High-Level Information Fusion: Fusion 2012 Panel Discussion. In Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION 2012). Singapore, July 2012.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Laskey, K. B., Blasch, E.; and Jousselme, A-L. (2012) Towards Unbiased Evaluation of Uncertainty Reasoning: The URREF Ontology. Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION 2012). Singapore, July 2012.

Marques, Henrique C.; Oliveira, José M. P.; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2011) COA Modeling with Probabilistic Ontologies. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS 2011). Costa, P.; Laskey, K. (eds.), pp. 60-67. Fairfax, VA, USA, November 16-17, 2011.

Laskey, Kathryn B.; Haberlin, Richard; Carvalho, Rommel N.; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2011) PR-OWL 2 Case Study: A Maritime Domain Probabilistic Ontology. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS 2011). Costa, P.; Laskey, K. (eds.), pp. 76-83. Fairfax, VA, USA, November 16-17, 2011.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Carvalho, Rommel N.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Park, Cheol Y. (2011) Evaluating Uncertainty Representation and Reasoning in HLF systems. In Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2011). July 5-8, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Carvalho, Rommel N.; Haberlin, Richard; Costa, Paulo C. G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Chang, Kuo-Chu. (2011) Modeling a Probabilistic Ontology for Maritime Domain Awareness. In Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2011). July 5-8, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Haberlin, Richard; Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Laskey, Kathryn B. (2011) An Ontology for Hypothesis Management in the Maritime Domain. In Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Command and Control Technology and Research Symposium (ICCRTS 2011). June 21-23, 2011, Québec City, Canada.
* Best student paper award of the Information and Knowledge Exploitation track.

Marques, Henrique C.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Oliveira, José M. P. (2011) Representing COA with Probabilistic Ontologies. In Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Command and Control Technology and Research Symposium (ICCRTS 2011). June 21-23, 2011, Québec City, Canada.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Zeigler, Bernard (2011) A Modeling Framework for Synchronizing Global and Local Situation Awareness. In Proocedings of the AFCEA-GMU C4I Center Symposium (GMU-AFCEA 2011) - "Critical Issues in C4I". May 24-25, 2011, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA.

Carvalho, Rommel N.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2010) PR-OWL 2.0 - Bridging the Gap to OWL Semantics. Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW 2010), held at the Nineth International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2010). November 7, 2009, Washington, DC, USA.

Marques, Henrique C.; Oliveira, José M. P.; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2010) Semantics in course of action modeling and simulation. In proceedings of the Fourteenth International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT 2010). October 17-20, 2010, Fairfax, VA, USA.

Haberlin, Richard; Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Laskey, Kathryn B. (2010) A Model-Based Systems Engineering Approach To Hypothesis Management. In proceedings of the Third International Conference on Model-Based Systems Engineering (ICMBSE 2010). September 27-28, 2010, Fairfax, VA, USA.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Chang, KuoChu; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Levitt, Tod; and Sun, Wei (2010) High-Level Fusion: Issues in Developing a Formal Theory. In Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference of the Society of Information Fusion (FUSION 2010). July 26-29, 2010, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Carvalho, Rommel N.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Chang, KuoChu (2010) PROGNOS: Predictive Situational Awareness with Probabilistic Ontologies. In Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference of the Society of Information Fusion (FUSION 2010). July 26-29, 2010, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Carvalho, Rommel N.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2010) Compatibility Formalization Between PR-OWL and OWL. In Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Uncertainty in Description Logics (UniDL 2010), held at the International Joint Conference on Automated Reasoning (IJCAR 2010). July 20, 2010, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Zeigler, Bernard; Hieb, Michael; and Laskey, Kathryn B. (2010) Probabilistic Ontologies And Pragmatics For Complex Systems Integration. In Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS 2010). June 22-24, 2010, Santa Monica, CA, USA.

Haberlin, Richard; Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Laskey, Kathryn B. (2010) Hypothesis Management in Support of Inferential Reasoning. In Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS 2010). June 22-24, 2010, Santa Monica, CA, USA.

Marques, Henrique C.; Oliveira, José M. P.; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2010) C2 framework for interoperability among an air component command and multi-agencies systems. In Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS 2010). June 22-24, 2010, Santa Monica, CA, USA.
* Best student paper award of the C2 Architectures and Technologies Track.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Chang, KuoChu; Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Carvalho, Rommel N. (2010) High Level Fusion and Predictive Situational Awareness with Probabilistic Ontologies. In Proocedings of the AFCEA-GMU C4I Center Symposium (GMU-AFCEA 2010) - "Critical Issues in C4I". May 18-19, 2010, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA.

Haberlin, Richard; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2010). A Bayesian Model for Determining Crew Affiliation with Terrorist Organizations. In Proceedings of the Forth annual Quantitative Methods in Defense and National Security Conference (QMDNS 2010). May 25-26, 2010, Fairfax, VA, USA.

Carvalho, Rommel N.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; Ladeira, Marcelo; Santos, Laecio L.; and Matsumoto, Shou (2009) Probabilistic Ontology and Knowledge Fusion for Procurement Fraud Detection in Brazil. Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW 2009), held at the Eight International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2009). October 26, 2009, Washington, DC, USA.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Chang, KC; Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Carvalho, Rommel N. (2009) A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to High Level Fusion in Predictive Situational Awareness. Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference of the Society of Information Fusion (FUSION 2009). July 6-9. Seattle, WA, USA. (Abstract)

Costa, Paulo C.G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Chang, KC (2009) PROGNOS: Applying Probabilistic Ontologies to Distributed Predictive Situation Assessment in Naval Operations. Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Command and Control Research and Technology Conference (ICCRTS 2009). June, 15-17. Washington, D.C., USA. (presentation available)
* Best paper award of the Collaborative Technologies for Network-Centric Operations Track.

Laskey, Kathryn B.; Schum, David A.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Janssen, T. (2008) Ontology of Evidence. In Proceedings of the Third International Ontology for the Intelligence Community Conference (OIC 2008). December 3-4, 2008, Fairfax, VA, USA.

Laskey, Kathryn B.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Janssen, T. (2008) Probabilistic Ontologies for Knowledge Fusion. In Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference of the Society of Information Fusion (FUSION 2008). July 1-3, 2008, Cologne, Germany.

Laskey, Kathryn B.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Janssen, T. (2008) Probabilistic Ontologies for Multi-INT Fusion. In Proocedings of the AFCEA-GMU C4I Center Symposium (GMU-AFCEA 2008) - "Critical Issues in C4I". May 20-21, 2008, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA.

Uruguay, André L. P.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; Lessa, Nilton O.; Santos, Carmen L. R. (2008) C2OLISEU – A Meta-Model for Research and Development of Complex Network Centric Operations. In Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS 2008). June 17-19, 2008, Bellevue, WA, USA.
* Best student paper award of the Network-Centric Experimentation and Applications Track.

Carvalho, Rommel N.; Ladeira, Marcelo; Santos, Laécio L.; Matsumoto, Shou; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2008) UNBBayes-MEBN: Comments on Implementing a Probabilistic Ontology Tool. In Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference - Applied Computing 2008. N. Guimarães and P. Isaías (eds.), Algarve, Portugal, April 10-13, 2008, pp. 211-218.

Costa, Paulo C.G.; Ladeira, Marcelo; Carvalho, Rommel N.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Santos, Laécio L.; and Matsumoto, Shou (2008) A First-Order Bayesian Tool for Probabilistic Ontologies. In Proceedings of the 21st International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS-21), Palo Alto: AAAI Press, 2008.

Carvalho, Rommel N.; Santos, Laecio L.; Ladeira, Marcelo; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2007) A GUI Tool for Plausible Reasoning in the Semantic Web using MEBN. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications (ISDA 2007). Mourele, L.; Nedjah, N.; Kacprzyk, J.; and Abraham, A. (eds.); pp. 381-386. October 22-24, 2007, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Laskey, Kathryn B.; Wright, Edward J.; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2007) Envisioning Uncertainty in Geospatial Information. In Proceedings of the Fifth Bayesian Modelling Applications Workshop: Bayesian Models meet Cognition, held at the Twenty Third Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI 2007). July 19, 2007, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Laskey, Kathryn B.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; Wright, Edward J.; and Laskey, Kenneth J. (2007) Probabilistic Ontology for Net-Centric Fusion. In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference of the Society of Information Fusion (FUSION 2007). July 9 - 12, 2007, Québec, Canada.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.;Laskey, Kenneth J.; and Wright, Edward J. (2007). Probabilistic Ontologies: the Next Step for Net-Centric Operations. Proceedings of the 12th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (12th ICCRTS). June 19-21, 2007, Newport, RI, USA: CCRP publications. Presentation avaliable.

Laskey, Kathryn B.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Wright, Edward J. (2007). Bayesian Ontologies in Net-Centric Systems. Proceedings of the Second annual Quantitative Methods in Defense and National Security Conference (QMDNS 2007). February 7-8, 2007, Fairfax, VA, USA.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Laskey, Kathryn B. (2006) PR-OWL: A Framework for Probabilistic Ontologies (ABSTRACT). Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems (FOIS 2006). B. Bennet and C. Felbaum (eds.), Baltimore, MD, USA, November 9-11, 2006, pp. 237-249.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Laskey, Kenneth J. (2006) Probabilistic Ontologies for Efficient Resource Sharing in Semantic Web Services. Proceedings of the second workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW 2006), held at the Fifth International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2006). November 5-9, 2006, Athens, GA, USA.

Laskey, Kenneth J.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Laskey, Kathryn B. (2006) A Proposal for a W3C XG on Uncertainty Reasoning for the WWW. Proceedings of the second workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW 2006), to be held at the Fifth International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2006). November 5-9, 2006, Athens, GA, USA.

De Marchi, Mônica M.; Costa, Paulo C. G.; Avellar, José V. G.; and Lessa, Nilton O. (2006) Estudo de Métricas para o Cálculo da Eficiência de Emprego para a Força Aérea Brasileira. Proceedings of the 9th Simpósio de Pesquisa Operacional e Logística da Marinha (SPOLM 2006). August 15-16, 2006, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Alghamdi, Ghazi (2006) Bayesian Ontologies in AI Systems. Proceedings of the Fourth Bayesian Modelling Applications Workshop: Bayesian Models meet Cognition, held at the Twenty Second Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI 2006). July 13, 2006, Cambridge, MA, USA.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Laskey, Kenneth J. (2005) PR-OWL: A Bayesian Framework for the Semantic Web. Proceedings of the first workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW 2005), held at the Fourth International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2005). November 6-10, 2005, Galway, Ireland.

Laskey, Kathryn B.; and Costa, Paulo .C.G. (2005) Of Klingons and Starships: Bayesian Logic for the 23rd Century, in Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence: Proceedings of the Twenty-first Conference (UAI 2005). AUAI Press: Edinburgh, Scotland.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Takikawa, Masami; Pool, Michael; Fung, Francis; and Wright, Edward J. (2005). MEBN logic: A Key Enabler for Network Centric Warfare, 10th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (10th ICCRTS). June 13-16, 2005, McLean, Virginia, USA: CCRP publications. Presentation available
* Best student paper award of the Modeling and Simulation Track.

Costa, Paulo C. G.; Laskey, Kathryn B.; Alghamdi, G.; Barbará, Daniel; Shackelford, Thomas; Mirza, Sepideh; and Revankar, Mehul (2005). DTB Project: A Behavioral Model for Detecting Insider Threats. 2005 International Conference on Intelligence Analysis (IA2005). May 2-6, McLean, Virginia, USA.

Costa, Paulo C. G. & Destro, João P.B. (2000). A Contribution to Fighter Pilot Decision Modeling. In Proceedings of the Workshop de Computação - WORKCOMP'2000. C. H. C. Ribeiro and M. T. S. Sakude, Eds.  Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica: October 2000. São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil.

Costa, Paulo C. G. & Buede, Dennis M. (1999). A Graph Theoretic Architecture for Dual Control: Decision Making in Multisensor Systems. In Focusing Military Operations Research: from our Heritage to the Future. Proceedings of the 67th Military Operations Research Society Symposium (67th MORSS). US Military Academy, June 22/24, 1999. West Point, NY, USA.

Magazines

Costa, Paulo C. G. (2003). Metodologia Científica no Planejamento da Atividade Aérea: Uma Proposta (Scientific Methodology in Flight Activity Planning: A Proposal). UNIFA Magazine, no. 12, pp. 42-50. Universidade da Força Aérea: December 2003. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.

Costa, Paulo C. G. (2003). Institucionalizando a Excelência (Institutionalizing Excellence). Spectrum Magazine, no. 6, pp. 11-13. Comando-Geral do Ar: January  2003. Brasília, DF, Brazil.

Assumpção, Antônio C. C.; Lima, Tomás G.M.; and Costa, Paulo C. G. (2001). A Otimização do Planejamento da Atividade Aérea (The Optimization of Flight Activity Planning). Spectrum Magazine, no. 3, pp. 15-18. Comando-Geral do Ar: July 2001. Brasília, DF, Brazil.

Other Publications

Costa, Paulo C. G.; and Laskey, Kathryn B. (2005) Multi-Entity Bayesian Networks without Multi-Tears. Draft, Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research, George Mason University: Fairfax, VA, USA

Polezzi, Alexandre O. D.; Milioni, Armando Z.; Corrêa, Francisco de A.; Avellar, José V. G.; and  Costa, Paulo C. G. (2003). Otimização na Distribuição de Recursos no COMAER a partir  da Utilização de Ferramentas Estatísticas (Optimization of Resource Allocation in COMAER using Statistical Tools). Technical Report 001/2003 – CTA/IEAv-NT, 26 pages. Instituto Tecnológico da Aeronáutica, São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil.

Costa, Paulo C. G. (1995.) Mensagem Programada de Vôo: Uma Nova Sistemática (Pre-Flight Message: A New Methodology). Course Monograph – EAOAr, 20 pages. Universidade da Aeronáutica: July 1995. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.

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