A. PUBLICATIONS SUPPORTED BY THE NSF GRANT ECS 9632702
A.1 Refereed Journal Papers (published)

J. Valenzuela & M. Mazumdar (2001), "Probabilistic
Unit Commitment under a Deregulated Market," a chapter for the book
on The Next Generation of Unit Committment Models, B. Hobbs,
M. Rothkopf, R.O'Neill, and H. Chao, ed.s, Kluwer Academic Publisher, Boston,
139  152.

J. Valenzuela & M. Mazumdar (2001), "Monte
Carlo Computation of Power Generation Production Costs under Operating
Constraints," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 16, 671677.

J. Valenzuela & M. Mazumdar (2000), "Statistical
Analysis of Electric Power Production Costs," IIE Transactions,
32, 11391148.

Valenzuela, J., M. Mazumdar, and A. Kapoor (2000), "Influence
of Temperature and Load Forecast Uncertainty on Estimates of Power Generation
Production Costs," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 15,
668674.

F. Shih, M. Mazumdar, & J.A. Bloom (1999), "Asymptotic
mean and variance of electric power generation system production costs
via recursive computation of the fundamental matrix of a Markov chain,"
Operations
Research, 47, 703712.

M. Mazumdar, D.W. Coit, & K. McBride (1999), "A
highly efficient Monte Carlo method for assessment of system reliability
based on a Markov model," American Journal of Mathematical and Management
Sciences, 19, 115133.

F. Shih & M. Mazumdar (1998), "An
analytical formula for the mean and variance of marginal costs for a power
generation system," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 13,
731737.

S. Iyengar and M. Mazumdar (1998), "A saddlepoint approximation for certain
multivariate tail probabilities," SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing,
19,
12341244.

M. Mazumdar and A. Kapoor (1997), "Variance Reduction in Monte Carlo Simulation
of Electric Power Production Costs,"
American Journal of Mathematical
and Management Sciences, 17,
239262.
A.2 Refereed Journal Papers (accepted)
A.3 Conference Papers

J. Valenzuela & M. Mazumdar (2001), "On
the computation of the probability distribution of the spot market price
in a deregulated electricity market," PICA 2001 Innovative Computing
for Power  Electric Energy Meets the Market. The 22nd International Conference
on Power Industry Computer Applications, 268 271.

J. Valenzuela & M. Mazumdar (2001), "Making
unit commitment decisions when electricity is traded at spot market prices,"
2001
IEEE Power Engineering Society Winter Meeting, 3, 1509 1512.

J. Valenzuela & M. Mazumdar (2000), "Monte
Carlo Computation of Power Generation Production Cost under Unit Commitment
Constraints," to appear in the Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE Power
Engineering Society Winter Meeting, Singapore, 2, 927930.

M. Mazumdar & J. Valenzuela (2000), "The influence of generator reliability
on electric power production costs," presented at the Second International
Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Bordeaux, France,
756759.

M. Mazumdar & J. Valenzuela (1999), "A
Large Deviation Approximation for the Mean and Variance of Hourly Marginal
Costs of Power Generation Systems," Proceedings of the International
Conference on Delivering service Quality: Managerial Challenges for the
21^{st} Century, jointly organized by the Indian Institute
of management and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 205213.M. Mazumdar
& A. Kapoor (1997). "Monte Carlo simulation of electric power production
costs." PMAPS Conference Proceedings. Vancouver, British Columbia,
439444.

M. Mazumdar & A. Kapoor (1998). "Reliability
models for electric power production costing." Proceedings of the
IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, La
Jolla, California, 5, 46704675.

M. Mazumdar, K. Mostafa, & G.L. Kusic (1997). "Statistical distribution
of unit power generation for fuel scheduling." North American Power
Conference Proceedings, Laramie, Wyoming, 245252.
B. OTHER RECENT PAPERS ON ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEM PRODUCTION COSTS AND
RELIABILITY

F.R. Shih & M. Mazumdar (1998), "An
analytical formula for the mean and variance of marginal costs for a power
generation system," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 13,
731 737

M. Mazumdar (1996), "Computation
of power generation system production costs," IEEE Transactions
on Power Systems, 11, 696701.

M. Mazumdar & J.A. Bloom (1996), “Derivation of the Baleriaux Formula
of Expected Production Costs Based on Chronological Load Considerations,”
Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 18, 3336.

A. Kapoor & M. Mazumdar (1996), “Approximate Computation of the Variance
of Electric Power Generation System Production Costs,” Electrical Power
& Energy Systems, 18, 229238.

M. Mazumdar & A. Kapoor (1995), “Stochastic Models for Power Generation
System Production Costs”, Electric Power Systems Research, 35,
93100.

S.M. Ryan, & M. Mazumdar (1992), “Chronological Influences on the Variance
of Electric Power Production Costs,” Operations Research, 40,
284292

S.M Ryan & M. Mazumdar (1990), "Effect
of frequency and duration of generating unit outages on distribution of
system production costs," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems,
5,
191197.

M. Mazumdar & C.K. Yin (1989), "Variance
of power generating system production costs," IEEE Transactions
on Power Systems, 4, 662667.

C.K. Yin & M. Mazumdar (1989), "Reliability
computations for interconnected generating systems via large deviation
approximation," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 4,
18.

M. Mazumdar (1988), “Approximate Computation of Power Generating System
Reliability Indexes,” Handbook of Statistics, P.R. Krishnaiah and
C.R. Rao, eds., Elsevier, Amsterdam, 7, 5572.

M. Mazumdar & D.P. Gaver (1984), “On the Computation of PowerGenerating
System Reliability Indexes,” Technometrics, 26, 173185.
C. PAPERS ON SYSTEM BASED COMPONENT TESTS

J. Rajgopal & M. Mazumdar (2002 ), "Modular
Operational Test Plans for Inferences on Software Reliability Based on
a Markov Model," to appear in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering.

J. Rajgopal, M. Mazumdar & S.R.V. Majety (1999), "Optimum
combined test plans for systems and components," IEE Transactions,
31, 481490.

J. Rajgopal & M. Mazumdar (1996), "A
systembased component test plan for a series system, with typeII censoring,"
IEEE
Transactions on Reliability, 45, 375378.

R.G. Easterling, M. Mazumdar & F.W. Spencer (1991), "On
the design of component test plans based on system reliability objectives,"
Proceedings of the Reliability and Maintainability Annual Symposium, 592
597.

J. Rajgopal & M. Mazumdar (1988), "A
typeII censored, log test time based, componenttesting procedure for
a parallel system," IEEE Transactions on Reliability,
37,
406412.