Diego Andrés Alvarez Marín: Publications


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Here is my complete list of publications in reverse chronological order:

    Articles in peer-reviewed journals


    1. Diego A. Alvarez, Felipe Uribe, Jorge E. Hurtado (2018). Estimation of the lower and upper bounds on the probability of failure using subset simulation and random set theory. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 100 (1), 782--801. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ymssp.2017.07.040
    2. Diego A. Alvarez, Jorge E. Hurtado, Juliana Ramírez (2017) - Tighter bounds on the probability of failure than those provided by random set theory. Computers & Structures. Vol 189, September 2017, Pages 101--113. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2017.04.006
    3. Jorge E. Hurtado, Diego A. Alvarez, Jairo A. Paredes (2017). Interval reliability analysis under the specification of statistical information on the input variables. Structural Safety Vol 65, March 2017, pages 35--48. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.strusafe.2016.12.005
    4. Edoardo Patelli, Diego A. Alvarez, Matteo Broggi, Marco de Angelis (2015). Uncertainty management in multidisciplinary design of critical safety systems. Journal of Aerospace Information Systems. Vol 12, No. 1. Pages 140--169. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.I010273 This paper is a contribution to the NASA LaRC UQ Challenge 2014.
    5. D. Bedoya-Ruiz, G.A. Ortiz, D.A. Alvarez, J.E. Hurtado (2014). Modelo dinámico no lineal para evaluar el comportamiento sísmico de viviendas de ferrocemento. Revista Internacional de Métodos Numéricos para Cálculo y Diseño en Ingeniería. Vol 31, No. 3. Pages 139--145. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rimni.2014.04.001
    6. Gilberto A. Ortíz, Diego A. Alvarez, Daniel A. Bedoya-Ruíz (2015). Identification of Bouc-Wen type models using the Transitional Markov Chain Monte Carlo method. Computers and Structures. Volume 146, Pages 252–269. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2014.10.012
    7. Diego A. Alvarez and Jorge E. Hurtado (2014). An efficient method for the estimation of structural reliability intervals with random sets, dependence modeling and uncertain inputs. Computers & Structures. Volume 142, September 2014, Pages 54--63. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2014.07.006
    8. Daniel Alveiro Bedoya Ruiz, Gilberto Alejandro Ortiz García, Diego Andrés Álvarez Marín. Behavior of precast ferrocement thin walls under cyclic loading: an experimental and analytical study. Ingeniería e Investigación 34(1), April 2014 (29-35). DOI: https://doi.org/10.15446/ing.investig.v34n1.40420
    9. Oscar Cardona Morales, Diego A. Alvarez and Germán Castellanos. Outlier detection in rotating machinery under non-stationary operating conditions using dynamic features and one-class classifiers. Revista DYNA. 182:80, December 2013. URL: http://dyna.unalmed.edu.co/en/verPDF.php?id_articulo=v80n182a21&tipo=articulo&id=182
    10. Jorge E. Hurtado, Diego A. Alvarez. A method for enhancing computational efficiency in Monte Carlo calculation of failure probabilities by exploiting FORM results. Computers & Structures, Volume 117, Pages 95–104, February 2013. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2012.11.022
    11. Gilberto A. Ortíz, Diego A. Alvarez, Daniel A. Bedoya-Ruíz. Identification of Bouc-Wen type models using multi-objective optimization algorithms. Computers & Structures, Volumes 114--115, Pages 121--132, January 2013. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2012.10.016
    12. Jorge E. Hurtado, Diego A. Alvarez, Juliana Ramírez. Fuzzy structural analysis based on fundamental reliability concepts. Computers & Structures. Vol 112-113, p. 183- 192, 2012. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2012.08.004
    13. Diego A. Alvarez, Jorge E. Hurtado and Daniel Alveiro Bedoya-Ruíz. Prediction of modified Mercalli intensity from PGA, PGV, moment magnitude, and epicentral distance using several nonlinear statistical algorithms. Journal of Seismology. 16(3), 489-511, 2012. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10950-012-9291-x URL: http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&id=doi:10.1007/s10950-012-9291-x
    14. Jorge E. Hurtado, Diego A. Alvarez. The encounter of interval and probabilistic approaches to structural reliability at the design point. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. Vol 225--228:74--94, 2012. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2012.03.020
    15. Jorge E. Hurtado and Diego A. Alvarez. An optimization method for learning statistical classifiers in structural reliability. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics. 25(1): 26--34. 2010. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.probengmech.2009.05.006
    16. Diego A. Alvarez. Reduction of uncertainty using sensitivity analysis methods for infinite random sets.  International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, 50(5):750-763, 2009. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijar.2009.02.002
    17. Diego A. Alvarez. A Monte-Carlo-based method for the estimation of lower and upper probabilities of events using infinite random sets of indexable type. Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 160(3):384--401, 2009. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fss.2008.08.006
    18. Diego A. Alvarez. Nonspecificity for infinite random sets. Fuzzy sets and Systems, 159(3):289--306, 2008. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fss.2007.08.008
    19. Diego A. Alvarez. On the calculation of the bounds of probability of events using infinite random sets. International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, 43(3):241--267, 2006. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijar.2006.04.005
    20. Jorge E. Hurtado and Diego A. Alvarez. Aproximación de funciones implícitas de decisión por medio de máquinas de soporte vectorial (translated title: Approximation of implicit decision functions by means of support vector machines). Revista Internacional de Métodos Numéricos para Cálculo y Diseño en Ingeniería, 19(3):363--382, 2003. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2099/4624
    21. Jorge E. Hurtado and Diego A. Alvarez. Classification approach for reliability analysis with stochastic finite-element modeling. ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 129(8):1141--1149, 2003. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9445(2003)129:8(1141)
    22. Jorge E. Hurtado and Diego A. Alvarez. Optimización basada en confiabilidad por medio de redes neuronales y algoritmos evolutivos (translated title: Reliability-based optimization by means of neural networks and evolutionary algorithms). Revista Internacional de Métodos Numéricos para Cálculo y Diseño en Ingeniería, 18(4):573--594, 2002. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2099/3379
    23. Jorge E. Hurtado and Diego A. Alvarez. Neural network-based reliability analysis: A comparative study. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 191(1--2):113--132, 2001. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0045-7825(01)00248-1

    Conference proceedings

    1. Jorge E. Hurtado, Diego A. Alvarez, Juliana Ramírez. A two-level FORM approach for estimating reliability intervals under p-box input definition. In: Christian Bucher, Bruce R. Ellingwood, Dan M. Frangopol, Editors. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability. Vienna, Austria. August 6-10, 2017. p. 473--482
    2. * Diego A. Alvarez, Jorge E. Hurtado, Juliana Ramírez. Narrower bounds on the failure probability than those estimated by random set theory. In: Christian Bucher, Bruce R. Ellingwood, Dan M. Frangopol, Editors. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability. Vienna, Austria. August 6-10, 2017. p 503--512
    3. Bryan Chalarca, Daniel Bedoya-Ruiz, Felipe Uribe, Diego A. Alvarez and Jorge E. Hurtado (2015). Strength assessment of sandwich-type ferrocement structural walls under cyclic loading. Proceedings of FERRO-11 - 11th International Symposium on Ferrocement and 3rd ICTRC International Conference on Textile Reinforced Concrete.  Aachen,  June 7--10, 2015. ISBN: 978-2-35158-152-0. Pages: 119-129. URL: http://www.rilem.org/gene/main.php?base=500218&id_publication=441
    4. Daniel Bedoya-Ruiz, Bryan Chalarca, Felipe Uribe, Jorge E. Hurtado and Diego A. Alvarez (2015). Behavior of precast ferrocement walls under cyclic loading. Proceedings of FERRO-11 - 11th International Symposium on Ferrocement and 3rd ICTRC International Conference on Textile Reinforced Concrete. Aachen,  June 7--10, 2015. ISBN: 978-2-35158-152-0. Pages: 103-110. URL: http://www.rilem.org/gene/main.php?base=500218&id_publication=441
    5. Felipe Uribe, Diego A. Alvarez, Jorge E. Hurtado, Bryan Chalarca and Daniel Bedoya-Ruiz (2015). Hysteresis parameter identification and reliability assessment of ferrocement walls. Proceedings of FERRO-11 - 11th International Symposium on Ferrocement and 3rd ICTRC International Conference on Textile Reinforced Concrete. Aachen,  June 7--10, 2015. ISBN: 978-2-35158-152-0. Pages: 91-102. URL: http://www.rilem.org/gene/main.php?base=500218&id_publication=441
    6. Diego A. Alvarez, Jorge E. Hurtado, and Felipe Uribe (2014). Estimation of the Lower and Upper Probabilities of Failure Using Random Sets and Subset Simulation. In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management (ICVRAM) and the Sixth International Symposium on Undertainty Modeling and Analysis (ISUMA). July 13-16, 2014. Liverpool, United Kingdom
    7. Felipe Uribe, Gilberto A. Ortiz, Diego A. Alvarez, and Daniel A. Bedoya-Ruiz (2014). "Nonlinear modeling and fragility analysis of ferrocement structures". Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics. Santorini, Greece, June 15-18, 2014
    8. Edoardo Patelli, Diego A. Alvarez, Matteo Broggi, Marco de Angelis  (2014). An integrated and efficient numerical framework for uncertainty quantification: application to the NASA Langley multidisciplinary Uncertainty Quantification Challenge. 16th AIAA Non-Deterministic Approaches Conference, 13-17 January 2014, National Harbor, Maryland. (SciTech 2014). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2014-1501 
    9. Diego A. Alvarez and Jorge E. Hurtado. An efficient random-set approach for the estimation of the bounds of the probability of failure with dependence modelling and uncertain inputs. In Proceedings of ICOSSAR 2013: 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability. New York. NY, June 16-20, 2013
    10. O. Cardona-Morales, D. Alvarez-Marin, G. Castellanos-Dominguez. Condition Monitoring under non-stationary operating conditions using time-frequency representation-based dynamic features. In: Dalpiaz, G.; Rubini, R.; D'Elia, G.; Cocconcelli, M.; Chaari, F.; Zimroz, R.; Bartelmus, W.; Haddar, M. (Eds.): Advances in Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations: Proceedings of CMMNO 2013: third International Conference Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations, Ferrara, Italy, Mayo 8-10, 2013. Springer. 2013, 576 p. ISBN 978-3-642-39347-1. (http://www.springer.com/engineering/mechanical+engineering/book/978-3-642-39347-1)
    11. Daniel Bedoya-Ruíz, Carlos A. Bermúdez, Diego A. Alvarez, Gilberto Ortíz-García, Juan V. Escobar Sáenz. Cyclic behaviour of prestressed precast concrete walls - Paper 3415. In Proceedings of 15 WCEE - 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28, 2012.
    12. Daniel Bedoya-Ruíz, Diego A. Alvarez, Gilberto Ortíz-García, J. E. Hurtado, Alberto García Fergusson. Cyclic behaviour of precast concrete modules with post-tensioned unbounded bars - Paper 3414. In Proceedings of 15 WCEE - 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28, 2012.
    13. Daniel Bedoya-Ruíz, Jorge E. Hurtado, Diego A. Alvarez. Nonlinear model and seismic vulnerability of ferrocement housing. In: Hugo Wainshtok Rivas, Lázaro Prada Seosane, Iria Granda Castro, editors. Proceedings of FERRO 10. 10th International Symposium on Ferrocement and Thin Reinforced Cement Composites. Palacio de Convenciones de La Habana, Cuba, October 15-17, 2012. pag. 563-574. ISBN 978-959-247-098-9
    14. Daniel Bedoya-Ruíz, Diego A. Alvarez, Jorge E. Hurtado. Modelo dinámico no lineal para el comportamiento sísmico de viviendas de ferrocemento. En: Hugo Wainshtok Rivas, Lázaro Prada Seosane, Iria Granda Castro, editores. Memorias de FERRO X. Décimo Simposio Internacional del Ferrocemento y Compuestos Delgados de Cemento Reforzado. Palacio de Convenciones de La Habana, Cuba. Octubre 15-17, 2012.  pag. 545--554. ISBN 978-959-247-098-9
    15. Daniel Bedoya-Ruíz, Diego A. Alvarez, Gilberto Alejandro Ortíz García. Comportamiento sísmico de muros de ferrocemento. En: Hugo Wainshtok Rivas, Lázaro Prada Seosane, Iria Granda Castro, editores. Memorias de FERRO X. Décimo Simposio Internacional del Ferrocemento y Compuestos Delgados de Cemento Reforzado. Palacio de Convenciones de La Habana, Cuba. Octubre 15-17, 2012. pag. 529--544. ISBN 978-959-247-098-9
    16. Diego A. Alvarez. On the use of infinite random sets for bounding the probability of failure in the case of parameter uncertainty. In C.A. Mota Soares et. al., editors, Proceedings (CD-ROM) of the Third European Conference on Computational Mechanics, Solids, Structures and Coupled Problems in Engineering, ECCM-2006, Lisbon, June 5--9, 2006.
    17. Carlos L. Rengifo, Diego A. Alvarez, Ricardo Henao, Germán Castellanos, and Jorge E. Hurtado. Active learning on the classification of voice pathologies. In Javier Ortega-García et. al., editors, Proceedings of ODYSSEY 2004, The Speaker and Language Recognition Workshop, pages 271--274, Toledo, Spain, May 31--June 3, 2004.
    18. Jorge E. Hurtado and Diego A. Alvarez. Stochastic evaluation of bridge control with side wings. In Sandia National Laboratory, editor, Proceedings (CD-ROM) of the 9th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, PMC-2004, volume 9, Redmont, Virginia, USA, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 26--28, 2004.
    19. Jorge E. Hurtado and Diego A. Alvarez. Reliability assessment of structural systems using neural networks. In Proceedings (CD-ROM) of the European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, ECCOMAS-2000, Barcelona, Barcelona, 11--14 September, 2000.
    20. Jorge E. Hurtado, Diego A. Alvarez, and Alex H. Barbat. Monte Carlo analysis of structural systems using neural networks. In G. I. Schueller and P. D. Spanos, editors, Proceedings of the International Conference on Monte Carlo simulation, MCS-2000, pages 265--272, Lisse, The Netherlands, Monte Carlo, Monaco, June 18--21, 2000.

    Theses

  • PhD thesis, marking EXCELLENT (best possible grade) - defense approved with distinction ("mit Auszeichnung bestanden"):

    Diego A. Alvarez. Infinite random sets and applications in uncertainty analysis. Adviser: o. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Oberguggenberger. Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, Austria. Arbeitsbereich für Technische Mathematik am Institut für Grundlagen der Bauingenieurwissenschaften, 2007. The reviewer of my thesis was Professor George Klir.
  • Master thesis (master on industrial automation), marking MERITORIOUS (this marking is similar to "cum laude"):

    Diego A. Alvarez. Stochastic structural control of a bridge subjected to wind-induced vibrations using separated surfaces. Adviser: Prof. Dr. Jorge Eduardo Hurtado. National University of Colombia at Manizales, 2003 (Spanish version here: NOTA: la versión en inglés es la original, la versión en español es una traducción "a la carrera")
  • Final undergraduate work in civil engineering, marking MERITORIOUS (this marking is similar to "cum laude"):

    Diego A. Alvarez. Structural reliability assessment using artificial neural networks. Adviser: Prof. Dr. Jorge Eduardo Hurtado. National University of Colombia at Manizales, 2000.