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Edward Kaplan, PhD

William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Operations Research and Professor of Public Health; Professor of Engineering; Professor of Public Health

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Selected Publications

  • OM Forum—COVID-19 Scratch Models to Support Local DecisionsKaplan E. OM Forum—COVID-19 Scratch Models to Support Local Decisions Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 2020, 22: 645-655. DOI: 10.1287/msom.2020.0891.
  • Perspectives on Policy Modeling: 2018 MSOM Fellow AwardKaplan E. Perspectives on Policy Modeling: 2018 MSOM Fellow Award Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 2020 DOI: 10.1287/msom.2019.0849.
  • Approximating the First-Come, First-Served Stochastic Matching Model with Ohm’s LawFazel-Zarandi M, Kaplan E. Approximating the First-Come, First-Served Stochastic Matching Model with Ohm’s Law Operations Research 2018, 66: 1423-1432. DOI: 10.1287/opre.2018.1737.
  • Decomposing PythagorasKaplan E, Rich C. Decomposing Pythagoras Journal Of Quantitative Analysis In Sports 2017, 13: 141-149. DOI: 10.1515/jqas-2017-0055.
  • Adventures in Policy Modeling!Kaplan E. Adventures in Policy Modeling! 2008 Winter Simulation Conference 2017, 2-2. DOI: 10.1109/wsc.2016.7822073.
  • Differential Terror Queue GamesWrzaczek S, Kaplan E, Caulkins J, Seidl A, Feichtinger G. Differential Terror Queue Games Dynamic Games And Applications 2016, 7: 578-593. DOI: 10.1007/s13235-016-0195-1.
  • Optimal control of a terror queueSeidl A, Kaplan E, Caulkins J, Wrzaczek S, Feichtinger G. Optimal control of a terror queue European Journal Of Operational Research 2016, 248: 246-256. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2015.07.010.
  • Socially efficient detection of terror plotsKaplan E. Socially efficient detection of terror plots Oxford Economic Papers 2014, 67: 104-115. DOI: 10.1093/oep/gpu034.
  • A Markov Model for Hockey: Manpower Differential and Win Probability AddedKaplan E, Mongeon K, Ryan J. A Markov Model for Hockey: Manpower Differential and Win Probability Added INFOR Information Systems And Operational Research 2014, 52: 39-50. DOI: 10.3138/infor.52.2.39.
  • Mass Casualty Potential of Qassam RocketsZucker L, Kaplan E. Mass Casualty Potential of Qassam Rockets Studies In Conflict And Terrorism 2014, 37: 258-266. DOI: 10.1080/1057610x.2014.872024.
  • Staffing models for covert counterterrorism agenciesKaplan E. Staffing models for covert counterterrorism agencies Socio-Economic Planning Sciences 2013, 47: 2-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.seps.2012.09.006.
  • Program EvaluationKaplan E, Strauss T. Program Evaluation 2013, 1182-1185. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_815.
  • Estimating the Duration of Jihadi Terror Plots in the United StatesKaplan E. Estimating the Duration of Jihadi Terror Plots in the United States Studies In Conflict And Terrorism 2012, 35: 880-894. DOI: 10.1080/1057610x.2012.729490.
  • OR Forum—Intelligence Operations Research: The 2010 Philip McCord Morse LectureKaplan E. OR Forum—Intelligence Operations Research: The 2010 Philip McCord Morse Lecture Operations Research 2012, 60: 1297-1309. DOI: 10.1287/opre.1120.1059.
  • Counterterror intelligence operations and terror attacksFeinstein J, Kaplan E. Counterterror intelligence operations and terror attacks Public Choice 2011, 149: 281. DOI: 10.1007/s11127-011-9842-7.
  • Queue inference from periodic reporting dataFrey J, Kaplan E. Queue inference from periodic reporting data Operations Research Letters 2010, 38: 420-426. DOI: 10.1016/j.orl.2010.05.005.
  • Terror QueuesKaplan E. Terror Queues Operations Research 2010, 58: 773-784. DOI: 10.1287/opre.1100.0831.
  • Confronting Entrenched InsurgentsKaplan E, Kress M, Szechtman R. Confronting Entrenched Insurgents Operations Research 2010, 58: 329-341. DOI: 10.1287/opre.1090.0728.
  • Analysis of a Strategic Terror OrganizationFeinstein J, Kaplan E. Analysis of a Strategic Terror Organization Journal Of Conflict Resolution 2010, 54: 281-302. DOI: 10.1177/0022002709355438.
  • Fcfs infinite bipartite matching of servers and customersCaldentey R, Kaplan E, Weiss G. Fcfs infinite bipartite matching of servers and customers Advances In Applied Probability 2009, 41: 695-730. DOI: 10.1017/s0001867800003530.
  • Fcfs infinite bipartite matching of servers and customersCaldentey R, Kaplan E, Weiss G. Fcfs infinite bipartite matching of servers and customers Advances In Applied Probability 2009, 41: 695-730. DOI: 10.1239/aap/1253281061.
  • Nature plays with dice – terrorists do not: Allocating resources to counter strategic versus probabilistic risksGolany B, Kaplan E, Marmur A, Rothblum U. Nature plays with dice – terrorists do not: Allocating resources to counter strategic versus probabilistic risks European Journal Of Operational Research 2009, 192: 198-208. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2007.09.001.
  • Modeling a Presidential Prediction MarketChen M, Ingersoll J, Kaplan E. Modeling a Presidential Prediction Market Management Science 2008, 54: 1381-1394. DOI: 10.1287/mnsc.1080.0872.
  • Adventures in policy modeling! Operations research in the community and beyondKaplan E. Adventures in policy modeling! Operations research in the community and beyond Omega 2008, 36: 1-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.omega.2005.07.012.
  • Suicide Bombings and Targeted Killings in (Counter-) Terror GamesJacobson D, Kaplan E. Suicide Bombings and Targeted Killings in (Counter-) Terror Games Journal Of Conflict Resolution 2007, 51: 772-792. DOI: 10.1177/0022002707304814.
  • A Cure for the Electoral College?Barnett A, Kaplan E. A Cure for the Electoral College? Chance 2007, 20: 6-9. DOI: 10.1080/09332480.2007.10722839.
  • Tactical Prevention of Suicide Bombings in IsraelKaplan E, Mintz A, Mishal S. Tactical Prevention of Suicide Bombings in Israel Interfaces 2006, 36: 553-561. DOI: 10.1287/inte.1060.0242.
  • Anti-Israel Sentiment Predicts Anti-Semitism in EuropeKaplan E, Small C. Anti-Israel Sentiment Predicts Anti-Semitism in Europe Journal Of Conflict Resolution 2006, 50: 548-561. DOI: 10.1177/0022002706289184.
  • What Happened to Suicide Bombings in Israel? Insights from a Terror Stock ModelKAPLAN E, MINTZ A, MISHAL S, SAMBAN C. What Happened to Suicide Bombings in Israel? Insights from a Terror Stock Model Studies In Conflict And Terrorism 2005, 28: 225-235. DOI: 10.1080/10576100590928115.
  • Decision Making for Bioterror Preparedness: Examples from Smallpox Vaccination PolicyKaplan E, Wein L. Decision Making for Bioterror Preparedness: Examples from Smallpox Vaccination Policy 2005, 70: 519-536. DOI: 10.1007/1-4020-8066-2_20.
  • The illusion of learning from observational researchGerber A, Green D, Kaplan E. The illusion of learning from observational research 2004, 251-273. DOI: 10.1017/cbo9780511492174.012.
  • Detecting Bioterror AttackKaplan E, Wein L. Detecting Bioterror Attack Emerging Infectious Diseases 2004, 10: 1505-1506. DOI: 10.3201/eid1008.040291.
  • Don’t Forget the Terror in BioterrorismKaplan E. Don’t Forget the Terror in Bioterrorism Epidemiology 2004, 15: 260-261. DOI: 10.1097/01.ede.0000121801.84261.02.
  • A New Approach to Estimating the Probability of Winning the PresidencyKaplan E, Barnett A. A New Approach to Estimating the Probability of Winning the Presidency Operations Research 2003, 51: 32-40. DOI: 10.1287/opre.51.1.32.12794.
  • IntroductionKaplan E, Brookmeyer R. Introduction 2001, 1-8. DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300087512.003.0001.
  • Evaluating Israel's Ethiopian Blood BanKaplan E. Evaluating Israel's Ethiopian Blood Ban 2001, 189-199. DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300087512.003.0010.
  • March Madness and the Office PoolKaplan E, Garstka S. March Madness and the Office Pool Management Science 2001, 47: 369-382. DOI: 10.1287/mnsc.47.3.369.9769.
  • Public Health Consequences of Screening Patients for Adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral TherapyTchetgen E, Kaplan E, Friedland G. Public Health Consequences of Screening Patients for Adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy JAIDS Journal Of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 2001, 26: 118-129. DOI: 10.1097/00042560-200102010-00003.
  • Repeat Screening for HIV: When to Test and WhyKaplan E, Satten G. Repeat Screening for HIV: When to Test and Why JAIDS Journal Of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 2000, 23: 339-345. DOI: 10.1097/00126334-200004010-00008.
  • Repeat Screening for HIV: When to Test and WhyKaplan E, Satten G. Repeat Screening for HIV: When to Test and Why JAIDS Journal Of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 2000, 23: 339-345. DOI: 10.1097/00126334-200004010-00010.
  • Snapshot Estimators of Recent HIV Incidence RatesKaplan E, Brookmeyer R. Snapshot Estimators of Recent HIV Incidence Rates Operations Research 1999, 47: 29-37. DOI: 10.1287/opre.47.1.29.
  • Allocating HIV prevention resourcesKaplan E, Pollack H. Allocating HIV prevention resources Socio-Economic Planning Sciences 1998, 32: 257-263. DOI: 10.1016/s0038-0121(98)00002-0.
  • Can Difficult-to-Reuse Syringes Reduce the Spread of HIV Among Injection Drug Users?Caulkins J, Kaplan E, Lurie P, O'Connor T, Ahn S. Can Difficult-to-Reuse Syringes Reduce the Spread of HIV Among Injection Drug Users? Interfaces 1998, 28: 23-33. DOI: 10.1287/inte.28.3.23.
  • Economic Evaluation and HIV Prevention Community PlanningKaplan E. Economic Evaluation and HIV Prevention Community Planning 1998, 177-193. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4899-1878-9_13.
  • Snapshot samplesKaplan E. Snapshot samples Socio-Economic Planning Sciences 1997, 31: 281-291. DOI: 10.1016/s0038-0121(97)00011-6.
  • Probability Models of Needle ExchangeKaplan E. Probability Models of Needle Exchange Operations Research 1995, 43: 558-569. DOI: 10.1287/opre.43.4.558.
  • What Happened to HIV Transmission among Drug Injectors in New Haven?Kaplan E, Heimer R. What Happened to HIV Transmission among Drug Injectors in New Haven? Chance 1993, 6: 9-14. DOI: 10.1080/09332480.1993.10542355.
  • Let the Needles Do the Talking! Evaluating the New Haven Needle ExchangeKaplan E, O'Keefe E. Let the Needles Do the Talking! Evaluating the New Haven Needle Exchange Interfaces 1993, 23: 7-26. DOI: 10.1287/inte.23.1.7.
  • How many drug injectors are there in New Haven? Answers from AIDS dataKaplan E, Soloshatz D. How many drug injectors are there in New Haven? Answers from AIDS data Mathematical And Computer Modelling 1993, 17: 109-115. DOI: 10.1016/0895-7177(93)90243-r.
  • To Be or Not to Be? That is Conception! Managing In Vitro Fertilization ProgramsKaplan E, Hershlag A, DeCherney A, Lavy G. To Be or Not to Be? That is Conception! Managing In Vitro Fertilization Programs Management Science 1992, 38: 1217-1229. DOI: 10.1287/mnsc.38.9.1217.
  • AIDS Impact on the Number of Intravenous Drug UsersCaulkins J, Kaplan E. AIDS Impact on the Number of Intravenous Drug Users Interfaces 1991, 21: 50-63. DOI: 10.1287/inte.21.3.50.
  • Worst case analysis of sexual mixing models of HIV transmissionKaplan E. Worst case analysis of sexual mixing models of HIV transmission The Journal Of Sex Research 1991, 28: 29-44. DOI: 10.1080/00224499109551593.
  • Self-Deferral, HIV Infection, and the Blood SupplyKaplan E, Novick A. Self-Deferral, HIV Infection, and the Blood Supply Evaluation Review 1990, 14: 686-700. DOI: 10.1177/0193841x9001400609.
  • An overview of AIDS modelingKaplan E. An overview of AIDS modeling New Directions For Evaluation 1990, 1990: 23-36. DOI: 10.1002/ev.1544.
  • So What If the Program Ain't Perfect?Kaplan E, Abramson P. So What If the Program Ain't Perfect? Evaluation Review 1989, 13: 107-122. DOI: 10.1177/0193841x8901300201.
  • What are the Risks of Risky Sex? Modeling the AIDS EpidemicKaplan E. What are the Risks of Risky Sex? Modeling the AIDS Epidemic Operations Research 1989, 37: 198-209. DOI: 10.1287/opre.37.2.198.
  • Nonrandom Mixing Models of HIV TransmissionKaplan E, Cramton P, Paltiel A. Nonrandom Mixing Models of HIV Transmission 1989, 83: 218-239. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-93454-4_10.
  • A fast feasibility test for relocation problemsKaplan E, Amir A. A fast feasibility test for relocation problems European Journal Of Operational Research 1988, 35: 201-206. DOI: 10.1016/0377-2217(88)90030-6.
  • Analyzing Tenant Assignment PoliciesKaplan E. Analyzing Tenant Assignment Policies Management Science 1987, 33: 395-408. DOI: 10.1287/mnsc.33.3.395.
  • Tenant assignment policies with time-dependent prioritiesKaplan E. Tenant assignment policies with time-dependent priorities Socio-Economic Planning Sciences 1987, 21: 305-310. DOI: 10.1016/0038-0121(87)90003-6.
  • Tenant Assignment ModelsKaplan E. Tenant Assignment Models Operations Research 1986, 34: 832-843. DOI: 10.1287/opre.34.6.832.
  • Relocation models for public housing redevelopment programsKaplan E. Relocation models for public housing redevelopment programs Environment And Planning B Urban Analytics And City Science 1986, 13: 5-19. DOI: 10.1068/b130005.
  • Nature Plays with Dice - Terrorists Do Not: Allocating Resources to Counter Strategic and Probabilistic Risks, European Journal of Operational Research, 192:198-208, 2009 (with Boaz Golany, Avi Marmur and Uri Rothblum).Nature Plays with Dice - Terrorists Do Not: Allocating Resources to Counter Strategic and Probabilistic Risks, European Journal of Operational Research, 192:198-208, 2009 (with Boaz Golany, Avi Marmur and Uri Rothblum).
  • Suicide bombings and targeted killings in (counter) terror games, Journal of Conflict Resolution 51:772-792, 2007 (with Daniel Jacobson).Suicide bombings and targeted killings in (counter) terror games, Journal of Conflict Resolution 51:772-792, 2007 (with Daniel Jacobson).
  • Probability Models of Needle Exchange, Operations Research, 43:558-569, 1995.Probability Models of Needle Exchange, Operations Research, 43:558-569, 1995.