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2012

Twery, Mark J.; Knopp, Peter D.; Thomasma, Scott A.; Nute, Donald E. 2012. NED-2 reference guide Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-86. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 728 p.

2011

Twery, Mark J.; Knopp, Peter D.; Thomasma, Scott A.; Nute, Donald E. 2011. NED-2 User's Guide. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-85. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 193 p.

2006

Knopp, Peter D.; Twery, Mark J. 2006. NEDLite user's manual: forest inventory for Palm OS handheld computers. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-340. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. March.

2005

Boucugnani, David. 2005. REGEN a modular and generalized forest regeneration agent.

Cheng, Zhiyuan. 2005. The NED-2 forest ecosystem management DSS: The integration of the stand visualization system, the Loftis REGEN model, and other extensions.

Dewey, John. 2005. Searching for prescriptive treatment schedules with a genetic algorithm: A tool for forest management.

Twery, Mark J.; Knopp, Peter D.; Thomasma, Scott A.; Rauscher, H. Michael; Nute, Donald E.; Potter, Walter D.; Maier, Frederick; Wang, Jin; Dass, Mayukh; Uchiyama, Hajime; Glende, Astrid; Hoffman, Robin E. 2005. NED-2: A decision support system for integrated forest ecosystem management. Elsevier, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 49:24-43.

2004

Glende, Astrid. 2004. The NED forest management DSS: The integration of growth and yield models.

Knopp, Peter D.; Twery, Mark J. 2004. NED software for sustainable forest management: new developments. Yaussy, Daniel A.; Hix, David M.; Long, Robert P.; Goebel, P. Charles, eds. Proceedings, 14th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; 2004 March 16-19; Wooster, OH. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-316. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station: 519.

Nute, Donald; Potter, Walter D.; Maier, Frederick; Wang, Jin; Twery, Mark; Rauscher, H. Michael; Knopp, Peter; Thomasma, Scott; Dass, Mayukh; Uchiyama, Hajime; Glende, Astride. 2004. NED-2: an agent-based decision support system for forest ecosystem management. Elsevier, Environmental Modeling and Software 19:831;843.

Witzig, Sarah. 2004. The NED-2 forest ecosystem management DSS: The integration of a wildlife model for the southeast, the goal analysis agent and the report generation agent.

2003

Knopp, Peter D.; Twery, Mark J. 2003. Stewplan: software for creating forest stewardship plans (Version 1.3) [Computer Program] Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-301. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 129. [User's manual; CD-ROM].

Nute, Donald; Potter, Walter D.; Dass, Mayukh; Glende, Astrid; Maier, Frederick; Uchiyama, Hajime, Wang, Jin; Twery, Mark; Knopp, Peter; Thomasma, Scott; Rauscher, H. Michael. 2003.  An agent architecture for an integrated forest ecosystem management decision support system. In: Vacik H.; Lexer, M.J.; Rauscher, M.H.; Reynolds, K.M.; Brooks, R.T., eds. CD-Proceedings, Decision support for multiple purpose forestry: a transdisciplinary conference on the development and application of decision support tools for forest management; 2003 April 23-25; Vienna, Austria. Vienna Austria: University of Natural Resources and Applied Life. CD-ROM.

Nute, Donald; Potter, Walter D.; Maier, Frederick; Wang, Jin; Twery, Mark; Rauscher, H. Michael; Knopp, Peter; Thomasma, Scott; Dass, Mayukh; Uchiyama, Hajime; Glende, Astrid. 2003. NED-2: An agent-based decision support system for forest ecosystem management. Environmental Modelling and Software, Vol. 14, No. 5.

Twery, Mark J.; Knopp, Peter D.; Thomasma, Scott A.; Rauscher, H. Michael; Nute, Donald E.; Potter, Walter D.; Maier, Frederick; Wang, Jin; Dass, Mayukh; Uchiyama, Hajime; Glende, Astrid; Hoffman, Robin E. 2003. NED-2 an integrated forest ecosystem management decision support system. In: Vacik, H.; Lexer, M.J.; Rauscher, M.H.; Reynolds, K.M.; Brooks, R.T., eds. CD-Proceedings, Decision support for multiple purpose forestry: a transdisiplinary conference on the development and application of decision support tools for forest management; 2003 April 23-25; Vienna, Austria. Vienna, Austria: University of Natural Resources and Applied Life. CD-ROM.

2002

Maier, Fred. 2002. Notes on a blackboard: Recent work on NED-2.

Potter, W.; Nute, D.; Wang, J.; Maier, F.; Twery, M.; Rauscher, M.; Knopp, P.; Thomasma, S.; Daas, M.; Uchiyama, H. 2002. The NED IIS project - forest ecosystem management. In: Musen, Mark; Neumann, Bernd; Studer, Rudi (eds.), Intelligent information processing: IFIP 17th world computer congress - TC12 stream on intelligent information processing: 2002 August 25-30, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers: 293-296.

Twery, Mark J.; Rauscher, H. Michael. 2002. NED software for forest management: much more than cruising. In: Natural resource network: 2001 workshop proceedings, forest measurements for natural resource professionals: 2002 October 12, 19 & November 9, Hillsborough, NH. Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, Natural Resource Network Research Report: 51-56.

Wang, Jin. 2002.  External heterogeneous information source management agents.

Wang, J.; Potter, W.D.; Nute, D.; Maier, F.; Rauscher, H.M.; Twery, M.J.; Thomasma, S.; Knopp, P. 2002. An intelligent information system for forest management: NED/FVS integration.  In: Crookston, Nicholas; Havis, Robert N. (eds.) Second forest vegetation simulator conference: 2002 February 12-14, Fort Collins, CO. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-P-25. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 189-195.

2001

Sun, Shulei. 2001. Wildlife habitat management in NED-2.

Twery, Mark J. 2001. Helping resource expertise meet people's needs: the NED set of software. In: Therres, Glenn E., ed. Proceedings of the conference: Conservation of biological diversity: a key to the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem and beyond; 1998 May 10-13; Annapolis, MD. Annapolis, MD: Maryland Department of Natural Resources: 42-47.

2000

Potter, W.D.; Deng, X.; Somasekar, S.; Liu, S.; Raucher, H.M.; Thomasma, S. 2000. Forest ecosystem management via the NED intelligent information system (long paper). 13 p.

Twery. Mark J. 2000. The NED family of software for forest management. Pennsylvania Forests. 91(4): 5-7.

Twery, Mark J.; Rauscher, H. Michael; Bennett, Deborah J.; Thomasma, Scott A.; Stout, Susan L.; Palmer, James F.; Hoffman, Robin E.; DeCalesta, David S.; Gustafson, Eric; Cleveland, Helene; Grove, J. Morgan; Nute, Donald; Kim, Geneho; Kollasch, R. Peter. 2000. NED-1: integrated analyses for forest stewardship decisions. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 27(1-3): 167-193.

Wei, Yong. 2000. KET: A knowledge base engineering tool for the forest health expert system.

1999

Kim, Geneho. 1999. AppBuilder for DSSTools.

Nute, Donald; Geneho, Kim; Potter, Walter D.; Twery, Mark J.; Rauscher, H. Michael; Thomasma, Scott; Bennett, Deborah; Kollasch, Peter. A Multi-Criteria Decision Support System for Forest Management. 1999. In: Ulises Cortes and Miquel Sanches-Marre (eds.)  Environmental Decision Support Systems and Artificial Intelligence, AAAI Technical Report WS-99-07, AAAI Press, Menlo Park, CA, pp. 74-81.

Oliver, C.D. and M.J. Twery. 1999. Decision support systems/models and analyses. In: W.T. Sexton, A.J. Malik, R.C. Szaro, and N.C. Johnson (eds.) Ecological Stewardship: a common reference for ecosystem management. Vol. III. Pp. 661-685. Oxford: Elsevier.

1998

Liu, Shanyin. 1998. Integration of  forest decision support systems: A search for interoperability,

Thomasma. Scott A.; Thomasma, Linda Ebel; Twery, Mark J. 1998. NEWILD (version 1.0) user's manual (Computer Program). Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-242. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 28 p.

Twery, Mark J. 1998. Achieving diverse management objectives through silviculture using NED decision-support tools. In: Proceedings of the 1997 Society of American Foresters national convention: Meeting in the middle; 1997 October 4-8; Memphis, TN. Bethesda, MD: Society of American Foresters: 186-191.

Twery, Mark J.;  Stout, Susan L.; Loftis, D. 1998. Using desired future conditions to integrate multiple resource prescriptions: The Northeast Decision Model. In: El-Swaify, S.A.; Yakowitz, D.S., eds. Proceedings of  the 1st international conference on multiple objective decision support systems (MODSS) for land, water, and environmental management: concepts, approaches, and applications; 1995 July 23-29; Honolulu, HI. Boca Raton, FL: Lewis Publishers: 197-203.

1997

Rauscher, H. Michael; Kollasch, R. Peter; Thomasma, Scott A.; Nute, Donald E.; Chen, Ningyu; Twery, Mark J.; Bennett, Deborah J.; Cleveland, Helene. 1997. NED-1: a goal-driven ecosystem management decision support system: technical description. In: Integrating spatial information technologies for tomorrow: 11th annual symposium on geographic information systems; 1997 February 17-20: Vancouver, BC: 324-332.

Twery, M.J. 1997. NED: a set of tools for managing nonindustrial private forest in the East. In: Diverse forests, abundant opportunities, and evolving realities: proceedings of the 1996 Society of American Foresters convention; 1996 November 9-13; Albuquerque, NM. SAF Publ. 97-03. Bethesda, MD: Society of American Foresters: 271-276.

Twery, Mark J. 1997. The importance of interface design: the evolution of NED. In: Data visualization: previewing the future conference. 1997 October 8-10; St. Louis, MO 9 p.

Twery, Mark J.; Bennett, Deborah J.; Kollasch, R. Peter; Thomasma, Scott A.; Stout, Susan L.; deCalesta, David S.; Hornbeck, Jim; Steinman, James; Miller, Gary; Grove, Morgan; Rauscher, H. Michael; Gustafson, Eric; Cleveland, Helene; Palmer, James F.; Hoffman, Robin E.; McGuinness, Barbara; Chen, Ningyu; and Nute, Donald. 1997. NED-1: an integrated decision support system for ecosystem management. In: Proceedings, 1997 ACSM/ASPRS annual convention and exposition; 1997 April 7-10; Seattle, WA. Technical papers. Bethesda, MD: American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing and American Congress on Surveying and Mapping: 331-343. Vol. 4.

Twery, M.J.; L.E. Thomasma; and S.A. Thomasma. 1997. Wildlife habitat in a computer: integrating wildlife with other resource analyses. In: Wadsworth, K.G., ed. Finding common ground in uncommon times: Transactions of the 62nd North American wildlife and natural resources conference; 1997 March 14-18; Washington, DC. Washington, DC. Wildlife Management Institute: 302-310.

1996

Alban, Laura M., Scott A. Thomasma, Mark J. Twery. 1996. Forest Stewardship Planning Guide - Version 1.10, User’s Manual. USDA Forest Service. Gen. Tech. Rpt. NE-203.

Chen, Ningyu. 1996. Logic Server: A client server model for Decision Support Systems.

Palmer, James F., Mark J. Twery. 1996. NED: a user controlled decision support system for forest recreation environments. In: Thompson, Jerrilyn Lavarre; Lime, David.; Gartner, Bill; Sames, Wayne M., comps. Proceedings of the 4th international outdoor recreation & tourism trends symposium and the 1995 national recreation resource planning conference; 1995 May 14-17; St. Paul, MN.: University of Minnesota, College of Natural Resources and Minnesota Extension Service: 376-380.

Rauscher, H. Michael. 1996. Decision making methods for ecosystem management decision support. In: Kohl, Michael; Gertner, George Z., eds. Caring for the forest: research in a changing world – statistics, mathematics and computers: proceedings of the meeting of IUFRO S4.11-00 held at IUFRO XX World Congress. 1995 August 6-12. Tampere, Finland.

Simpson, Brian T., R. Peter Kollasch, mark J. Twery, Thomas M. Schuler. 1996. NED/SIPS User’s manual - Northeast Decision Model Stand Inventory Processor and Simulator - Version 1.11. USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rpt. NE-205.

Twery, Mark J. 1996. Innovative techniques for integrating objectives for ecosystem management: The Northeast Decision Model. In: Kohl, Michael; Gertner, George Z., eds. Caring for the forest: research in a changing world – statistics, mathematics and computers: proceedings of the meeting of IUFRO S4.11-00 held at IUFRO XX World Congress. 1995 August 6-12. Tampere, Finland. 183-188.

1995

Alban, Laura Miller; Thomasma, Scott A.; Twery, Mark J. 1995. Forest stewardship planning guide (version 1.00) user's manual [computer program].Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-203. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 15 p.

Berkshire, John. 1995. Simulating Allegheny understory regeneration and growth using artificial neural modeling techniques.

Hoffman, R.E. and J.F. Palmer 1995. Validity of Using Photographs to Simulate Visible Qualities of Forest Recreation Environments. In: G.A. Vander Stoep (ed.) Proceedings of the 1994 Northeastern Recreation Researchers Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-198. Radnor, Penn.: Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. pp. 83-89.

Kollasch, R. Peter and Mark J. Twery. 1995. Object-oriented System Design for Natural Resource Decision Support: The Northeast Decision Model. AI Applications 9(2).

Nute, Donald E., H. Michael Rauscher, Donald A. Perala, Guojun Zhu, Yousong Chang, and George E. Host. 1995. A toolkit approach to developing forest management advisory systems in PROLOG. AI Applications 9(2): in press.

Palmer, J.F. and D.G. Pitt. 1995. The virtual landscape: visual assessment and spatial data analysis techniques. Trend Trackers. Fourth International Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Trends Symposium, May 14-17, 1995. St. Paul, Minnesota: National Recreation Resources Planning Conference. p. 37.

Rauscher, H. Michael. 1995. Natural resource decision support - theory and practice. AI Applications 9(2): in press.

Rauscher, H.M., M. Twery, J. Palmer, R. Hoffman, S. Stout, J.Steinman, P. Kollasch, D. Bennett, L. Thomasma, J. Hornbeck, and C.V. Worth. 1995. Northeast Decision Model Design Document. AI Applications 9 (3): Insert. 3,633 KB; 813 Chunks; 978 Links (electronic).

Simpson, Brian T.; Kollasch, R. Peter; Twery, Mark J.; Schuler, Thomas M. 1995. NED/SIPS user's manual: Northeast Decision Model stand inventory processor and simulator (version 1.00) [computer program].  Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-205. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 103 p.

Stock, Molly W. and H. Michael Rauscher. 1995. Artificial intelligence and decision support in forestry. Proceedings: Second International Conference on Forest Vegetation Management: Stand Establishment and Inter-Rotation Management, Rotorua, New Zealand, March 6-10, 1995.

Twery, Mark J. 1995. Integrating objectives in ecosystem management with the Northeast Decision Model. In: Baggett, Kelly L.; Hannah, Pete, comps. Applied ecosystem management: speakers and abstracts from the 75th annual meeting of the New England Society of American Foresters in cooperation with the Northeastern Forest Pest Council; 1995 March 21-23; Burlington, VT.

Zhu, Goujun. 1995. DSSTOOLS: A toolkit for development of decision support systems in Prolog.

1994

Chang, Yousong. 1994. A red pine forest management advisory system.

Hoffman, R.E. and J.F. Palmer. 1994. Validity of Using Photographs to Represent Visible Qualities of Forest Environments. In: J.D. Clark (ed.) History and Culture: Proceedings of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture 94 conference. Landscape Architecture Foundation/Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture: Washington, DC. pp. 160-169.

Palmer, J.F. 1994. The Use of computers and Simulation Technology by Landscape Architects on National Forests. Report submitted to Lyle Gomm, Regional Landscape Architect, Intermountain Region USFS, Ogden Utah. This report was electronically "published" to all USFS Las using the DG.

Twery, Mark J. 1994. Meeting tomorrow’s challenges in silvicultural prescriptions: The Northeast Decision Model. In: Proceedings, 1993 SAF National Convention. Indianapolis, IN, November 7-10, 1993. Bethesda, MD: Society of American Foresters.

1993

Schuler, Thomas M., David A. Marquis, Richard L. Ernst, and Brian T. Simpson. 1993. Test of Four Stand Growth Simulators for the Northeastern United States. September, 1993. USDA Forest Service, NEFES, Research Paper NE-676.

Twery, Mark J. 1993. Design and development of the Northeast Decision Model. The Compiler. 11(2):14-18.

Twery, Mark J. 1993. The Northeast Decision Model: a tool for managing ecosystems - Abstract. Bull. Ecol. Soc. America.

1992

Hillebrand, James J., Richard L. Ernst, Susan L. Stout, and Stephen E. Fairweather. 1992. Using relative diameter to improve density measure in Allegheny hardwood stands. Forest Ecology Management 55:225-232.

Marquis, David A. and Susan L. Stout. 1992. Multi-resource silvicultural decision model for forests of the northeastern United States. In: Murphy, Dennis, compiler. Getting to the future through silviculture - workshop proceedings. Cedar City, UT. May 6 - 9, 1991. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service. Gen. Tech. Rpt. INT-291. pp. 54-61.

Marquis, D.A. 1992. Accommodating biological and social issues in hardwood management: the Northeast region. P. 111-125 in: Proceedings, 20th Annual Hardwood Symposium. Cashiers, NC, June 1-3, 1992. Memphis: Hardwood Research Council.

Twery, Mark J. 1992. The Northeast Decision Model. p 127-130. In: Proceedings, 20th Annual Hardwood Symposium. Cashiers, NC, 1 - 3 June, 1992. Memphis: Hardwood Research Council.

1991

Ernst, Richard L., and Susan L. Stout. 1991. Computerized Algorithms for Partial Cuts. In: Eighth Central Hardwood Conference, Penn State. USDA For. Serv., GTR-NE-148, p 132-147.

Marquis, David A. 1991. The Northeast Decision Model: a multi-resource silvicultural decision model for forests of the Northeastern United States. In: Systems Analysis in Forestry, Symposium, Charleston, SC. 5 - 7 March, 1991, p 358- 365.

Marquis, D.A. 1991. The Northeast Decision Model: a multi-resource silvicultural decision model for forests of the northeastern United States. P. 368-365 in: M.A. Buford, comp., Proceedings of the 1991 symposium on systems analysis in forest resources; 1991 March 3-6; Charleston, SC. Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-74. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station.

Schuler, Thomas M. and Brian T. Simpson. 1991. User's Guide for the Northeastern Stand Exam Program (NEST Version 2.1). USDA For. Serv., GTR-NE-149, 15p.

1990

Marquis, David A. 1990. A multi-resource silvicultural decision model for forests of the northeastern United States. In: XIX IUFRO World Congress, 5 - 11 August, 1990, Montreal, Canada, Division 1, Volume 1, Proceedings, p 419-431.

Solomon, Dale S. and David A. Marquis. 1990. A silvicultural decision model for forests of the northeastern United States. In: Artificial Intelligence and Growth Models for Forest Management Decisions, p 377-385.


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