John W. Sheppard's Publications

Books and Theses

  • John W. Sheppard and William R. Simpson (eds.), Research Perspectives and Case Studies in System Test and Diagnosis, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, Massachusetts, 1998.
  • John W. Sheppard, Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning in Markov Games, Ph.D. Dissertation, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 1996.
  • William R. Simpson and John W. Sheppard, System Test and Diagnosis. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, Massachusetts, 1994.
  • John W. Sheppard, Learning Diagnostic Information Using a Matrix-Based Approach to Knowledge Representation, Master's Project Report, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 1989.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Refereed Conference and Workshop Papers

Invited Papers and Talks

  • John W. Sheppard, “Design for Test—The Integrated Diagnostics Perspective,” Invited Panelist, AUTOTESTCON 2006, Anaheim, California, September 2006.
  • John W. Sheppard, “Information-Based Standards and Diagnostic Component Technology,” Invited Paper and Plenary Talk for 2nd IEEE International Workshop on System Test and Diagnosis, Atlantic City, New Jersey, September 1999.
  • John W. Sheppard, “Artificial Intelligence in Diagnosis,” Invited Seminar, Institute for Information Industry, Taipei, Taiwan, February 1998.
  • John W. Sheppard, “The Role of Information Modeling in Developing Standards,” Invited Seminar for Computer Science Department, Florida State University, March 1998.
  • John W. Sheppard, “System Test and Diagnosis,” Invited Seminar, Institute for Information Industry, Taipei, Taiwan, February 1998.
  • John W. Sheppard, “Is ROI Sufficient Justification for DFT?” Keynote Address, 1993 Economics of Test Workshop, Austin, Texas, May 1993.
  • John W. Sheppard, “Testing Fully Testable Systems: A Case Study,” Invited Panel Presentation for the International Test Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, September 1993.
  • William R. Simpson and John W. Sheppard, “Design for Testability and Diagnosis at the System Level,” Invited Paper for Proceedings of the NASA Space Operations, Applications, and Research (SOAR) Conference, Houston, Texas, August 1992.
  • William R. Simpson and John W. Sheppard, “A Model Based Approach to System Test and Diagnosis,” Invited Presentation for the International Conference on Computer Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 1992.
  • John W. Sheppard, “System Perspective on Diagnostic Testing,” Invited Panel Presentation for the International Test Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, September 1992.
  • Eugene A. Esker, Jean-Paul Martin, William R. Simpson, and John W. Sheppard, “Integrating Design for Testability and Automated Testing Approaches,” IEEE AUTOTESTCON ’90 Conference Record, San Antonio, Texas, September 1990.
  • John W. Sheppard, “An Approach to Verifying Expert System Rule Bases,” Invited Paper for 1989 International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Boston, Massachusetts, November 1989.

Unrefereed Conference and Workshop Papers