Updated September 2021.

Journal articles

  1. Oveysi, Z., McGarvey, RG. and Seo, K. (2021) "An Optimization Model to Address Overcrowding in Emergency Departments Using Patient Transfer." Advances in Operations Research, vol. 2021, Article ID 7120291.

  2. Ayasse, D. and Seo, K. (2021) "Simulation-based search for optimal designs of accelerated life tests through response surface methodology." International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management,

  3. Seo, K. and Pan, R. (2020) "Planning Accelerated Life Tests with Multiple Sources of Random Effects." Journal of Quality Technology, 54(2), 162-183, DOI: 10.1080/00224065.2020.1829214, (free eprints are available from

  4. Lee, W. and Seo, K. (2020) "Early failure detection of paper manufacturing machinery using nearest neighbor based feature extraction." Engineering Reports. 2020;e12291.

  5. Seo, K. and Shoriat Ullah, M. (2019) "An application of hidden Markov model on determination of root cause frequency and locations." Quality Engineering, 31(4), 645-652.

  6. Seo, K., Pan, R., Lee, D., Thiyyagura, P. and Chen, K. (2019) "Visualizing Alzheimer’s Disease Progression in Low Dimensional Manifolds." Heliyon, 5(8) e02216

  7. Seo, K. and Pan, R. (2018) "Planning Accelerated Life Tests with Random Effects of Test Chambers." Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, 34(2), 224-243.

  8. Seo, K. and Pan, R. (2017) "Data Analysis of Step-stress Accelerated Life Tests with Heterogeneous Group Effects." IISE Transactions, 49(9), 885-898. (This paper was introduced in research section of ISE magazine, August, 2017.)

  9. Seo, K. and Pan, R. (2015) "ALTopt: An R Package for Optimal Experimental Design of Accelerated Life Testing." The R Journal, 7(2), 177-188.

  10. Pan, R., Yang, T. and Seo, K. (2015) "Planning Constant-Stress ALTs for Acceleration Model Selection." IEEE Transactions on Reliability, 64(4), 1356-1366. DOI: 10.1109/TR.2015.2421514

Conference proceedings

  1. Wilkinson, K., Seo, K., Pierce, R., Tonellato, P., Kim, J.H., and Myers, D. (2021) "Electronic Medical Record Specialty Group Comparison by Multinomial Logistic Regression." 9th IEEE International conference on healthcare informatics, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada: August 9th-12th, 2021.

  2. Lee, W. and Seo, K. (2021) "Active downsampling for binary classification with an imbalanced dataset." In IISE Annual Conference. Proceedings, 187 - 192.

  3. Seo, K. (2019) "Robust Design for Accelerated Life Tests: Weighted Clustering Approach." Proceedings of Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, IEEE. January 28-31, 2019, Orlando, FL. DOI: 10.1109/RAMS.2019.8769283

  4. Seo, K., Pan, R. and Panasyuk, A. (2016) "Detecting Communities by Sentiment Analysis of Controversial Topics." Proceedings of International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation, June 28-July 1, 2016, Washington DC.

  5. Seo, K. and Pan, R. (2016) "Data Analysis for Accelerated Life Tests with Constrained Randomization." Proceedings of Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, IEEE. January 25-28, 2016, Tucson, AZ. DOI: 10.1109/RAMS.2016.7447962 (RAMS 2016 Best Student Paper Award, the 3rd place)

Book chapter

  1. Pan, R. and Seo, K. (2019) "An Introduction of Generalized Linear Model Approach to Accelerated Life Test Planning with Type-I Censoring.” In: Lio Y., Ng H., Tsai TR., Chen DG. (eds) Statistical Quality Technologies. ICSA Book Series in Statistics. Springer, Cham.


  1. Seo, K. and Pan, R. ALTopt: Optimal Experimental Designs for Accelerated Life Testing. R package version 0.1.1., published January 2015, maintained December 2019