Publications

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Horn, A., Friedrich, H. Locating the Source of Large-scale Diffusion of Foodborne Contamination,Arxiv preprint.

Liu, X.*, Horn, A.*, Su, J., Jiang, J. “A Universal Measure for Network Traceability.” Omega: The International Journal of Management Science, under review.

Horn, A., Polozova, E., Friedrich, H. “Applications of random walk models for epidemics spreading in complex networks,” In preparation.

Horn, A., Finkelstein, S.N., Larson, R.C. “Water, Contamination, and Fear: Scientifically evaluating the risk posed to water infrastructure.” In preparation, draft available upon request.

Santillana, M. Majumder, M.S., Dassuncao, C., Horn, A. “Stochastic models for risk assessment during outbreaks of cholera in Mozambique, 2009 – 2016,” In preparation.

Cismondi, F., Horn, A.L., Fialho, A. S., Vieira, S. M., Reti, S. R., Sousa, J., & Finkelstein, S. Multi-stage modeling using fuzzy multi-criteria feature selection to improve survival prediction of ICU septic shock patients. Expert Systems with Applications, 2012.

Horn, A. F. Cismondi, A. Fialho, S.M. Vieira, J.M. Sousa, S. Reti, M. Howell, S. Finkelstein. Multi-Objective Performance Evaluation Using Fuzzy Criteria: Increasing Sensitivity Prediction for Outcome of Septic Shock Patients. Proceedings of the 18th International Federation of Automated Control (IFAC) World Congress, Milan, Italy, 2011. [Reviewed]

* Authors contributed equally

Presentations

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Horn, A., and Friedrich, H. “Identifying the source of large-scale outbreaks of infectious disease,” (German Physical Society (DPG) Spring Meeting, Physics of Socio-Economic Systems Division, TU Berlin, Germany, March 2018.

Horn, A., Polozova, E., and Friedrich, H. “Source Detection in Networks Weighted by Temporal and Volume Dimensions.” International School and Conference on Network Science (NetSci), Contagion on Networks Seminar, Indianapolis, June 2017.

Horn, A. “Spatio-temporal Origin Location During Outbreaks of Foodborne Disease.” Conference on Complex Systems (CCS), Amsterdam, September 2016.

Horn, A., Finkelstein, S., and Larson, R. “Contaminations of the Food Supply Chain: Rapid Targeting of Sources with Modern Data Analytics.” International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting, St. Louis, August 2016.

Horn, A., Finkelstein, S., and Larson, R. “Tracing Sources of Food Contamination.” Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, November 2015.

Horn, A., Larson, R., and Finkelstein, S. “A Framework for Attributing Probabilities to Possible Sources of Foodborne Disease Outbreaks.” Poster Presentation, PHSSR Annual Keeneland Conference, Lexington, KY, April 2015.

Horn, A., Finkelstein, S., and Larson, R. “Modeling Supply Chain System Structure to Trace Sources of Food Contamination: Early Results.” Technology, Management, and Policy Consortium, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2014.

Horn, A., Larson, R., and Finkelstein, S. “Modeling Supply Chain System Structure to Trace Sources of Food Contamination: Problem Framing.” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MI, October 2013.

INVITED TALKS

“Source Detection in Networks Weighted by Temporal and Volume Dimensions.” Seminar on Socio-Physics, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Technische Universität Berlin, October 2017.

“A Digital Epidemiology Approach to Identify the Source of the 2011 E.coli/EHEC Outbreak.” HealthMap Research Group Seminar, Harvard Medical School, June 2017.

“Algorithms and Data for Source Detection During Outbreaks of Infectious Disease.” Black Swan Data Company, London, UK, May 2017.

“Locating the Source of Large-Scale Outbreaks of Foodborne Disease.” Operations Research Seminar, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany, October 2016.

“Modeling Supply Chain System Structure to Trace Sources of Food Contamination: Project Overview.” PHSSR Research in Progress Webinar, September 2015.

“The Psychology of Queues.” Temple Contemporary Gallery, Philadelphia, October 2015.

“A Framework For Attributing Probabilities to Possible Sources of Foodborne Disease Outbreaks: Methodology.” Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) Student Conference, MIT, Cambridge, MA, January 2015.

“PhD Research in Tracing Sources of Food Contamination.” MIT Corporation Visiting Committee Review Poster Session. MIT, Cambridge, MA, October 2013.

“Modeling Supply Chain System Structure to Trace Sources of Food Contamination: Problem Framing.” Services Research Symposium, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, October 2013.

Similar presentation made at Center for Complex Systems and Enterprises 
Seminar Series, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, November 2013.

“Food supply networks: Entropy as a Measure of Traceability.” Connections in Network Science Symposium, MIT Media Lab. November 2012.