Accepted Papers:


  • O'Connor MJ, Nyulas CI, Tu SW, Buckeridge DL, Okhmatovskaia A, Musen MA. The Software-Engineering Challenges of Building and Deploying Problem Solving Methods. Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing: Special Issue on Problem Solving Methods.

Published Papers:


  • Nyulas CI, O’Connor MJ, Tu SW, Buckeridge DL, Okhmatovskaia A, Musen MA. An Ontology-Driven Framework for Deploying JADE Agent Systems. IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology (WI-IAT'08), 2008.
  • Buckeridge DL, Okhmatovskaia A, Tu SW, O'Connor MJ, Nyulas CI, Musen MA. Predicting Outbreak Detection in Public Health Surveillance: Quantitative Analysis to Enable Evidence-Based Method Selection. AMIA Annual Symposium, Washington, DC, 2008.
  • Buckeridge DL, Okhmatovskaia A, Tu SW, O'Connor MJ, Nyulas CI, Musen MA. Understanding Detection Performance in Public Health Surveillance: Modeling Aberrancy-Detection Algorithms. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 2008.


  • Buckeridge DL. Outbreak detection through automated surveillance: A review of the determinants of detection. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, Aug;40(4):370-9, 2007.
  • Bloom R, Buckeridge DL, Cheng K. Finding leading indicators for disease outbreaks: Filtering, cross-correlation, and caveats. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association;14(1):76-85, 2007.
  • Lombardo JS and Buckeridge DL. Disease Surveillance: A Public Health Informatics Approach. New York: Wiley, 2007.
  • Buckeridge DL et. al. Evaluation of Automated Surveillance Systems. In: Lombardo JS and Buckeridge DL (Eds). Disease Surveillance: A Public Health Informatics Approach. New York: Wiley, 2007.
  • Buckeridge DL and Cadieux G. Surveillance for Newly Emerging Viruses. In: Tabor E (Ed). Perspectives in Medical Virology: Emerging Viruses in Human Populations. London: Elsevier, 2007.
  • Buckeridge DL, Verma A, Tamblyn R. Ambulatory e-prescribing: evaluating a novel surveillance data source. In, D. Zeng et. al (Eds): BioSurveillance, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) 2007;4506:190-195, 2007.
  • Izadi MT and Buckeridge DL. Decision theoretic analysis of improving epidemic detection. Proceedings of the AMIA Symposium, 2007.
  • Izadi MT and Buckeridge DL. Optimizing anthrax outbreak detection methods using reinforcement learning. Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI-07), 2007.


  • Buckeridge DL, Owens DK, Switzer P, Frank J, Musen MA. Evaluating detection of an inhalational anthrax outbreak. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 12(12):1942-1949, 2006.
  • Duczmal L and Buckeridge DL. A workflow spatial scan statistic. Statistics in Medicine, 15;25(5):743-54, 2006.
  • Crubezy M , O'Connor MJ, Buckeridge D, Musen MA. Knowledge-Based Syndromic Surveillance for Bioterrorism. AAAI Spring Symposium on AI Technologies for Homeland Security, Stanford, CA., 2005.


  • Buckeridge DL, Burkom H, Campbell M, Hogan WR, Moore AW. Algorithms for rapid outbreak detection: a research synthesis. Journal of Biomedical Informatics 2005 Apr;38(2):99-113.
  • Crubézy M, O'Connor M, Buckeridge DL, Pincus Z, Musen MA. Ontology-centered syndromic surveillance for bioterrorism. IEEE Intelligent Systems 2005;20(5): 26-35.
  • Buckeridge DL, Switzer P, Owens D, Siegrist D, Pavlin J, Musen M. An evaluation model for syndromic surveillance: assessing the performance of a temporal algorithm. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2005 Aug 26;54 Suppl:109-15.


  • Mandl KD, Overhage JM, Wagner MM, Lober WB, Sebastiani P, Mostashari F, Pavlin JA, Gesteland PH, Treadwell T, Koski E, Hutwagner L, Buckeridge DL, Aller RD, Grannis S. Implementing syndromic surveillance: A practical guide informed by the early experience. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2004;11(2)141-150.
  • Bravata DM, McDonald K, Smith WM, Rydzak C, Szeto H, Buckeridge DL, Haberland C, Owens DK. Systematic review: surveillance systems for early detection of bioterrorism-related diseases. Annals of Internal Medicine 2004;140(11):910-922.
  • Buckeridge DL, Burkom H, Moore AW, Pavlin JA, Cutchis PN, Hogan W. Evaluation of syndromic surveillance systems: Development of an epidemic simulation model. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2004;53(Suppl):137-143.
  • Buckeridge DL, O'Connor MJ, Xu H, Musen MA. A knowledge-based framework for deploying surveillance problem solvers. International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering (IKE'04), Las Vegas, NV., 2004.


  • Buckeridge DL, Graham J, O'Connor MJ, Choy MK, Tu SW, Musen MA. Knowledge-Based Bioterrorism Surveillance. AMIA Annual Symposium, San Antonio, TX., 2002.


  • Musen MA, O'Connor MJ, Buckeridge DL, Graham J, Noy NF, Shahar Y, Henry KA. A Knowledge-Based Approach To Temporal Abstraction Of Clinical Data For Disease Surveillance. NATO Human Factors in Medicine Symposium on Operational Issues in Chemical and Biological Defense, Estoril, Portugal, 2001.



  • O'Connor MJ, Tu SW, Nyulas CI, Das AK, Musen MA. Querying the Semantic Web with SWRL. The International RuleML Symposium on Rule Interchange and Applications (RuleML2007), Orlando, FL, Springer Verlag, 2007.
  • Tu SW, O'Connor MJ, Buckeridge DL, Okhmatovskaia A, Nyulas CI, Musen MA. BioSTORM: A Test Bed for Configuring and Evaluating Biosurveillance Methods. AMIA Annual Symposium, Chicago, IL, 2007.
  • Buckeridge DL, Okhmatovskaia A, Tu SW, O'Connor MJ, Nyulas CI, Musen MA. BioSTORM: High-Throughput Evaluation of Outbreak Detection Methods. Fifth Public Health Information Network Conference (PHIN). Atlanta, GA, 2007.
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