Selected Publications in English:

Anatoly Lisnianski, Ilia Frenkel, Lev Khvatskin. On sensitivity analysis of aging multi-state system by using Lz-transform. Reliability Engineering and System Safety (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2016.12.001.

Anatoly Lisnianski, Yi Ding. Using inverse Lz-transform for obtaining compact stochastic model of complex power station for short-term risk evaluation. Reliability Engineering and System Safety (2016), 145 (2016) 19-27.

A.Lisnianski, D. Laredo, H. BenHaim. Multi-state Markov Model for Reliability Analysis of Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Plant. In “The Second International Symposium on Stochastic Models in Reliability Engineering, Life Science and Operations Management. (SMRLO)”, 2016, IEEE DOI 10.1109/SMRLO.2016.31, pp. 131-135.

Anatoly Lisnianski. Application of Extended Universal Generating Function Technique to Dynamic Reliability Analysis of a Multi-state System. In “The Second International Symposium on Stochastic Models in Reliability Engineering, Life Science and Operations Management. (SMRLO)”, 2016, IEEE DOI 10.1109/SMRLO.2016.31.

Anatoly Lisnianski, Ilia Frenkel, Lev Khvatskin. On Birnbaum importance assessment for aging multi-state system under minimal repair by using the Lz-transform method. Reliability Engineering and System Safety (2015), 142 (2015) 258-266.

Ilia Frenkel, Lev Khvatskin, Anatoly Lisnianski. Lz-transform Application to Availability Assesment of the AirConditioning System with Rental Equipment Working Under Seasonal Weather Conditions. Journal of Information, Control and Management Systems, Vol. 12, (2014), No. 2, pp.133-140.

Anatoly Lisnianski, Yi Ding. Inverse Lz-transform for a Discrete-State Continuous-Time Markov Process and Its Application to Multi-state System Reliability Analysis. In “Applied Reliability Engineering and Risk Analysis: Probabilistic Models and Statistical Inference”, Edited by I. Frenkel at al. 2014, John Wiley& Sons, Ltd. ,pp 43-58.

Ilia Frenkel, Anatoly Lisnianski, Lev Khvatskin. On the Lz-transform Application for Availability Assessment of an Aging Multi-state Water Cooling System for Medical Equipment. In “Applied Reliability Engineering and Risk Analysis: Probabilistic Models and Statistical Inference”, Edited by I. Frenkel at al. 2014, John Wiley& Sons, Ltd., pp 59-77.

Anatoly Lisnianski, Hanoch BenHaim. Short-term Reliability Evaluation for Power Stations by Using Lz-transform. Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, (2013), 1(2);110-117, DOI 10.1007/s40565-013-0021-3.

Anatoly Lisnianski. Reliability Assessment for Aging Multi-state System Under Stochastic Demand by Using Lz-transform. Proceedings of the 18th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality In Design. July 26-28, 2012, Boston, Masschusetts, USA.

A. Lisnianski. Chapter 6. Lz-transform for a discrete-state continuous-time Markov process and its applications to multi-state system reliability. In: Recent Advances in System Reliability. Signatures, Multi-state Systems and Statistical Inference. A. Lisnianski and I. Frenkel (Eds.), Springer, 2012, 79-95.

A. Lisnianski, D. Elmakias, D. Laredo, H. Ben Haim. A multi-state Markov model for a short-term reliability analysis of a power generating unit. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 98 (2012), 1-6.

A. Lisnianski. Application Lz-transform to Dynamic Multi-state System Reliability Analysis. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on "Mathematical Methods in Reliability. Theory Methods. Applications (MMR2011). L. Cui and X. Zhao (Eds), Beijing, 2011.

A. Lisnianski, Y. Ding, Redundancy Analysis for Multi-state System: Reliability and Financial Assessment. Mathematical and Statistical Models and Methods in Reliability: Application to Medicine, Finance and Quality Control, Statistics for Industry and Technology. Eds. Rykov et al., Birkhauser, 2010, 141-157.

A. Lisnianski, I. Frenkel, Y. Ding, Multi-State System Reliability Analysis and Optimization for Engineers and Industrial Managers. Springer-Verlag, London, Heidelberg, New York, 2010.

Y. Ding, M. Zuo, A. Lisnianski, W. Li, A Framework for Reliability Approximation of Multi-state Weighted k-out-of-n Systems, IEEE Transactions on Reliabilit, vol. 59, No. 2, 2010, 297-308.

A. Lisnianski, I. Frenkel, Non-homogeneous Markov Reward Model for Aging Multi-state System under Minimal Repair, International Journal of Performability Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 4, July 2009, 303-312.

A. Lisnianski, Y. Ding, Redundancy Analysis for Repairable Mult-state System by Using Combined Stochastic Process Methods and Universal Generating Function Technique, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 94, 2009, 1788-1795.

Y. Ding, A. Lisnianski, I. Frenkel, L. Khvatskin, Optimal Corrective Maintenance Contract Planning for Aging Multi-state System. Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, Vol. 25, Issue 5, September/October 2009, 612-631.

Y. Ding, A. Lisnianski, P. Wang, L. Goel, L. P. Chiang, Dynamic reliability assessment for bilateral contract electricity providers in restructured power systems. Elecrtic Power Systems Research 2009, 79, 1424-1430.

Y. Ding, M. Zuo, A. Lisnianski, T. Zhigang, Fuzzy Multi-state System: General definition and performance Assessment. IEEE Transactions on Reliabilit, vol. 57, No. 4, 2008, 589-594.

A. Lisnianski, I. Frenkel, L. Khvatskin, Y. Ding, Maintenance Contract Assessment for Aging Systems, Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 2008: 24: 519-531

A. Lisnianski. Point Estimation of the Transition Intensities for a Markov Multi-state System via Output Performance Observation, in Advances in Mathematical Modeling for Reliability, Bedford et al. (Eds.), IOS Press, Amsterdam, Oxford, Tokyo, Washington, DC, 2008.

A. Lisnianski, I. Frenkel, L. Khvatskin, Y. Ding. Maintenance Contract Assessment for Aging Systems, Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 2008 (Accepted for publication).

Y. Ding, A. Lisnianski, Fuzzy universal generating functions for multi-state system reliability assessment. Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 159 (3), pp. 307-324, 2008.

A. Lisnianski, Extended Block Diagram Method for a Multi-state System Reliability Assessment. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 92 (12) 2007, 1601-1607.

A. Lisnianski, The Markov Reward Model for a Multi-state System Reliability Assessment with Variable Demand. Quality Technology and Quantitative Management, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 265-278, 2007.

A. Lisnianski, Y. Ding, I. Frenkel, L. Khvatskin, Maintenance Optimization for Multi-state Aging Systems. Proceedings of 5-th International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Methodology and Practice, June, 2007, Glasgo, United Kingdom. CD-ROM.

I. Frenkel, A. Lisnianski, Y. Ding, L. Khvatskin, The Markov Reward Model for Maintenance Contract Assessment of Aging Systems. Proceedings of 5-th International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Methodology and Practice, June, 2007, Glasgo, United Kingdom. CD-ROM.

Y. Ding, P. Wang, A. Lisnianski, Optimal reserve management for restricted power generating systems. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 91 (2006), 792-799.

I. Frenkel, L. Khvatskin, A. Lisnianski, Markov Reward Models for Reliability Assessment of Air Conditioning Systems. Safety and Reliability for Managing Risk, Ed. C. Soares and E. Zio, Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference 2006 (ESREL2006), Estoril, Portugal, 18-22 September 2006, 2337-2341.

S. Goldner, A. Lisnianski, Implementation of Modified Performance Index for Power Generation Units. 16 conference of Israel Society Of Quality, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 14-16 November, 2006.

S. Goldner, A. Lisnianski, Markov Model for Ranking Units Performance. Proceedings of IEE-IEEE Conference, Eilat, Israel, November, 2006.

A. Lisnianski, D. Laredo, H. Ben Haim, Reliability Analysis of two Protection Systems Configurations for High Voltage Transmission Lines. IEEE 24th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, Eilat, November, 2006.

Y. Ding, A. Lisnianski, I. Frenkel, Multi-state System Reliability Assessment by Using State Reduction Techniques, Communications in Dependability and Quality Management, An International Journal, Vol. 9, Mo. 3, 2006, 82-89.

Y. Ding, A. Lisnianski, I. Frenkel, Fuzzy Based State Reduction Technique for Multi-state System Reliability Assessment. Proceedings of the International Conference Statistical Methods for Biomedical and Technical Systems, BIOSTAT2006, Limasol, Cyprus, Ed. by F. Vonta, Nicosia 2006, 269-274.

A. Lisnianski, I. Frenkel, L. Khvatskin, Y. Ding, Markov Reward Model for Multi-state System Reliability Assessment. Proceedings of the International Conference Statistical Methods for Biomedical and Technical Systems, BIOSTAT2006, Limasol, Cyprus, Ed F. Vonta, Nicosia 2006, 373-379.

D. Elmakis, A. Lisnianski, Life Cycle Cost Analysis: Actual Problem in Industrial Management, Journal of Business Economics and Management, 2006, Vol. VII, No. 1, 5-8.

A. Lisnianski, D. Laredo, H. Ben Haim. Redundant Systems Shutdown During Low Capacity Operation. Exploitation and reliability, No. 2, 2006, 23-25.

A. Lisnianski. Extended block diagram method for multi-state system reliability assessment. Advances in Safety and Reliability, Ed. K. Kolowrocki, Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2005), TRI CITY, Poland, June, 2005, 1277-1283.

A. Lisnianski, Multi-state System Reliability Measures: Extension and Computation Procedure. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Stochastic Models in Reliability, Safety, Security and Logistics, Sami Shamoon College of Engineering, Beer Sheva, February, 2005. 230-233.

A. Lisnianski, D. Laredo, H. Ben Haim. Redundant Systems Shutdown During Low Capacity Operation. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Stochastic Models in Reliability, Safety, Security and Logistics, Sami Shamoon College of Engineering, Beer Sheva, February, 2005. 234-237.

A. Lisnianski. Combined Universal Generating Function and Semi-Markov Process Technique for Multi-state System Reliability Evaluation. Communication of 4-th International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Methodology and Practice, June 21-25, 2004, Santa-Fe, New Mexico.

A. Lisnianski. Universal Generating Function Technique and Random Process Methods for Multi-state System Reliability Analysis. Proceedings of the 2-nd International Workshop in Applied Probability (IWAP2004), March 22-25, 2004, Piraeus, Greece, 237-240.

A. Lisnianski, Multi-state System Reliability Measures: Extension and Computation Procedure, Proceedings of the SMRSSL '05, Israel, 2005, pp. 230-233.

A. Lisnianski, D. Laredo, H. Ben Haim, Redundant Systems Shutdown During Low Capacity Operation, Proceedings of the SMRSSL '05, Israel, 2005, pp. 234-237.

A. Lisnianski and G. Levitin, Multi-State System Reliability. Assessment, Optimization, Applications. World Scientific, New Jersey, London, Singapore, Hong Kong, 2003.

G. Levitin and A. Lisnianski, Multi-state System Reliability Analysis and Optimization, Handbook of Reliability Engineering, Editor H. Pham, Springer, London, Berlin, NY, 2003.
G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski, and I. Ushakov, Reliability of Multi-state Systems: A Historical Overview. Mathematical and Statistical Methods in Reliability, Ser. On Quality, Reliability and Engineering Statistics, vol. 7, Ed. Bo Lindqvist and Kjell Doksum, World Scientific, NJ, London, Singapore, 2003, pp. 123-138.

A. Lisnianski, Continuous-state system reliability models as an extension of multi-state models, Third International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability MMR2002, Trondheim, June 2002, Communications, pp. 401-404.

I. Ushakov, G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski, Multi-state system reliability: from theory to practice. Third International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability MMR2002, Trondheim, June 2002, Communications, pp. 639-642.

D. Elmakis, G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski, Optimal Scheduling for Replacement of Power System Equipment within new-type one. Third International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability MMR2002, Trondheim, June 2002, Communications, pp. 227-230.

A. Lisnianski, Estimation of Boundary Points for Continuum-state System Reliability Measures. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 74, vol. 1 (2001), pp. 81-88.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski, Optimal Separation of Elements in Vulnarable Multi-State Systems. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 73 (2001), pp. 55-66.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski. A New Approach to Solving Problems of Multi-State System Reliability Optimization. Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 2001; 17, pp. 93-104.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski. Structure Optimization of Multi-state System with two Failure modes. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 72 (2001), pp. 75-89.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski. Reliability Optimization for Weighted Voting System. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 71 (2001), pp. 131-138.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski. Survivability Maximization for Vulnerable Multi-State Systems with Bridge Topology. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 70 (2000), pp. 125-140.

A. Lisnianski, A. Eger. Time-redundant system reliability under randomly constrained time resources. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 70 (2000), pp. 157-166.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski. Survivability maximization for vulnerable multi-state systems with bridge topology. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 70 (2000), pp. 125-140.

A. Lisnianski, G. Levitin. Universal generating function application to multi-state system reliability analysis & optimization. Abstracts' book, MMR'2000, Second International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Bordeaux, France, July 4-7, 2000, pp. 715-718.

A. Lisnianski, H. Ben-Haim, D. Laredo, Reliability of a Randomly Distributed n-phase Task Executing Under Constrained Time Resources. Abstracts' book, MMR'2000, Second International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Bordeaux, France, July 4-7, 2000, pp. 719-722.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski, Optimal Replacement Scheduling in Multi-state Series-parallel Systems. Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 2000, 16; 157-162.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski, H. Ben-Haim, D. Elmakis. Genetic Algorithm and Universal Generating Function Technique for Solving Problems of Power System Reliability Optimization. International Conference on Electric Utility Deregulation and Restructuring and Power Technologies 2000, DRPT 2000, 4-7 April 2000, City University, London, pp. 582-585.

A. Lisnianski, G. Levitin, H. Ben-Haim. Structure optimization of multi-state system with time redundancy. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 67, (2000) pp. 103-112.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski. Optimization of Imperfect preventive maintenance for multi-state systems. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 67, (2000) pp. 193-203.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski. Optimal multistage modernization of power systems subject to reliability and capacity requirements. Electric Power Systems Research. 50, (1999), pp. 183-190.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski. Importance and Sensitivity analysis of multi-state systems using the Universal Generating Function Method. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 65, (1999) pp. 271-282.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski. Joint Redundancy and Maintenance Optimization for Multi-state Series-parallel systems. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 64, (1999) pp. 33-42.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski, H. Ben-Haim, D. Elmakis. Genetic Algorithm for Optimal Long-Term Power System Maintenance and Development Planning. Proceed. Of the 1-st Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Nicosia, Cyprus, November 16-18, 1998, pp. 123-128.

A. Lisnianski, A. Jeager. RCM application to generator maintenance. The Twelfth International Conference of the Israel Society for Quality, Abstracts 1-3 December, 1998, p. 23.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski, H. Ben-Haim, D. Elmakis. Redundancy Optimization for Series-Parallel Multi-State Systems. IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 47, N0. 2, 1998, June, pp. 165-172.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski. Structure Optimization of Power System with Bridge Topology. Electric Power Systems Research. 45, (1998), pp. 201-208.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski. Optimal Cyclic Replacement Scheduling for Multi-State Technical Systems. Proceed. Of Conference "Management Science and Operation Research in Emerging Region", INFORMS June 28 - Jule 1, 1998, p. 22.

R. Rubinstein, A. Lisnianski, G. Levitin, H. Ben-Haim. Redundancy Optimization Of Static Series-Parallel Reliability Models Under Uncertainty. IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 46, N0. 4, 1997, December, pp. 503-511.

G. Levitin, A. Lisnianski, D. Elmakis. Structure Optimization of Power System with Different Redundant Elements. Electric Power Systems Research. 43 (1997), pp. 19-27.

A. Lisnianski, G. Levitin, H. Ben-Haim, D. Elmakis. Power System Optimization Subject to Reliability Constraints. Electric Power Systems Research. 39 (1996), pp. 145-152.

A. Lisnianski, I. Eliash, H. Ben-Haim, D. Elmakis. DMCS On-line Model for Optimal Spare Parts Inventory Management. Proceedings of 11-th International Conference of The Israel Society for Quality, Jerusalem, November 1996, pp. 106-111.

A. Lisnianski, G. Levitin, H. Ben-Haim, D. Elmakis. Multi-State Technical System Structure Optimization Subject to Reliability Constraints. Proceedings of 11-th International Conference of The Israel Society for Quality, Jerusalem, November, 1996, pp. 518-523.

A. Lisnianski, I. Eliash, H. Ben-Haim, D. Elmakis. Application of Stochastic Programming for Optimal Inventory Management in a Power System. 7-th International Conference On Stochastic Programming, Nahariya, Israel, June, 1995, p. 48.

R. Rubinstein, A. Lisnianski, H. Ben-Haim, D. Elmakis. Redundancy Optimization Of Static Reliability Models. 7-th International Conference On Stochastic Programming, Nahariya, Israel, June, 1995, p. 60.

A. Lisnianski, H. Ben-Haim, D. Elmakis. Redundancy Optimization for Power System. Proceedings of 10-th International Conference of The Israel Society for Quality, v. 10A, Jerusalem, November, 1994, pp. 313-318.

I. Eliash, A. Lisnianski, H. Ben-Haim, D. Elmakis. DMCS Model for the Inventory System Order Level Determination. Proceedings of 10-th International Conference of The Israel Society for Quality, v. 10A, Jerusalem, November, 1994, pp. 161-166.

Publications in Russian:
A. Lisnianski. Controller for generator monitoring, loadsharing and synchronizing. Proceed. Of Conference "Automation problems in shipbuilding industry", Leningrad, 1989, p. 94.

A. Lisnianski, A. Krishtal. An optimal synchronizing of diesel-generators. Proceed. Of Conference "Automation problems in shipbuilding industry", Leningrad, 1989, p. 91.

V. Konstantinov, A. Lisnianski. Control system impact assessment to power system reliability. Shipbuilding, v. 2, 1985, pp. 8-11.

V. Konstantinov, A. Lisnianski, V. Diment, A. Markov. Reliability assessment for the different load switching methods. Shipbuilding Problems, ser. Ships Automation, v. 27, 1984, pp. 14-18.

V. Konstantinov, A. Lisnianski. Semi-Markov analysis of the control systems Redundancy for ships power stations. Shipbuilding Problems, ser. Ships Automation, v. 25, 1983, pp. 18-23.

A. Lisnianski. Optimal load switching control. Proceed. Of Conference "Complex Automatization Problems in Shipbuilding Industry", Leningrad, 1980, p. 108.

A. Lisnianski, K. Liskov. Reliability analysis of different methods for generators synchronizing. Shipbuilding Problems, ser. Ships Automation, v. 23, 1980, pp. 29-33.

V. Konstantinov, A. Markov, A. Lisnianski, A. Vander. Computer based Monitoring for power system reliability improvement. Shipbuilding Problems, ser. Ships Automation, v. 21, 1979, pp. 35-43.

A. Lisnianski, V. Viner. Computer based device for minimization of active power oscillations between parallel operated generators. Shipbuilding Problems, ser. Ships Automation, v. 18, 1978, pp. 17-20.

V. Konstantinov, A. Markov, A. Lisnianski. Information display in the ships power system. Shipbuilding Problems, ser. Ships Automation, v. 17, 1977, pp. 5-9.

S. German-Galkin, A. Lisnianski. A method of optimal control in servo-systems. System Dynamic. Kishinev, "Shtiinza", 1975.

Inventions:
Multi-channel device for load switching.
Invention number 281177, 1988, USSR

Stand-by generators switching in multi-station power system.
Invention number 170288, 1982, USSR

Computer based device for flexible redundancy of electric power supply.
Invention number 162684, 1981, USSR

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