Dr Mark E. Oxley
Professor of Mathematics


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Mark Oxley is a Professor of Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Graduate School of Engineering and Management, Air Force Institute of Technology located on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Dr. Oxley earned the B.S. degree in mathematics from Cumberland College in 1978, the M.S. degree in applied mathematics from Purdue University in 1980, and the Ph.D. degree in mathematics from North Carolina State University in 1987. He has co-authored over 100 journal articles in applied mathematics, and engineering, including nonlinear partial differential equations, groundwater modeling, pattern recognition, signal processing, image processing, information fusion, and Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) functions, manifolds, and analysis.


  • BS, Mathematics, Cumberland College, Williamsburg KY, 1978
  • MS, Applied Mathematics, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN, 1980
  • PhD, Mathematics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 1987


 Col. Gage H. Crocker Outstanding Professor Award 2003




Kharoufeh, J.P., Cox, S.M. and M.E. Oxley (2011). Reliability of manufacturing equipment in complex environments. Annals of Operations Research, appear electronically 18 January 2011, .

Christine M. Schubert, Steven N. Thorsen, and Mark E. Oxley, The ROC Manifold for Classification Systems, Pattern Recognition, vol. 44, issue 2, pp. 350-362, February 2011.


M. Brent Reynolds, Kenneth M. Hopkinson, Mark E. Oxley, and Barry E. Mullins, Service Oriented Infrastructure Resource Provisioning Optimization, IEEE Transactions on Service Computing, submitted May 2010.

David R. Parker, Steven C. Gustafson, Mark E. Oxley, and Timothy D. Ross, Development of a Bayesian Framework for Determining Uncertainty in Receiver Operating Characteristic Curve Estimates, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 31-45, January 2010.


Bobby D. Birrer, Richard A. Raines, Rusty O. Baldwin, Mark E. Oxley, and Steven K. Rogers, Using Qualia and Hierarchical Models in Malware Detection, Journal of Information Assurance and Security (special issue on Detection and Prevention of Attacks and Malware), vol. 4, issue 3, pp. 247-255, June 2009.


Nathan J. Leap, Paul P. Clemens, Kenneth W. Bauer, and Mark E. Oxley, An Investigation of the E¤ects of Correlation and Autocorrelation on Classi.er Fusion and Optimal Classi.er Ensembles, International Journal of General Systems Intelligent Systems Design, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 475-498, August 2008.


Marcus L. Roberts, Michael A. Temple, Rick A. Raines, Robert F. Mills and Mark E. Oxley, Communication Waveform Design Using an Adaptive Spectrally Modulated, Spectrally Encoded (SMSE) Framework, IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Signal Processing, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 203-213, June 2007.

Adam MacDonald, Stephen Cain, Mark Oxley, Binary Weighted Averaging of an Ensemble of Coherently Collected Image Frames, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 16, issue 4, pp. 1085-1100, April 2007. J

on E. Luminati, Todd B. Hale, Michael A. Temple, Michael J. Havrilla and Mark E. Oxley, Doppler Aliasing Reduction in SAR Imagery using Stepped-frequency Waveforms, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 43, issue 1, pp. 163-175, January 2007.


Steven N. Thorsen and Mark E. Oxley, A Description of Competing Fusion Systems, International Journal of Information Fusion, vol. 7, pp. 347-360, December 2006. (appeared electronically December 2005)

Thomas C. Clutz, KennethW. Bauer, Jr. and Mark E. Oxley, Fault Detection Subsystem Optimization, Journal of Operations and Logistics, vol. 1, issue 1, January 2006.


Jon E. Luminati, Todd B. Hale, Michael A. Temple, Michael J. Havrilla, Mark E. Oxley, "Cross-Range Aliasing Reduction in SAR Imagery using Stepped-Frequency Waveforms", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, to appear 2005.


Samuel A. Wright, Kenneth W. Bauer, Jr., Mark E. Oxley, "The covalidation of dissimilarly structured strategic airlift models", Mathematical and Computer Modeling, Vol. 39, No. 6-8, pp. 677-696, 2004.

Jon E. Luminati, Todd. B. Hale, Michael A. Temple, Michael J. Havrilla, Mark E. Oxley, "Doppler aliasing artifact filtering in SAR imagery using randomised stepped-frequency waveforms", Electronics Letters, Vol. 40, Issue 22, pp. 1447 - 1448, October 2004.


Raymond C. Maple, Paul I. King, Mark E. Oxley, "Adaptive Harmonic Balance Solutions to Euler's Equation", AIAA Journal, Vol. 41, No. 9, pp. 1703-1714, September 2003.

Todd B. Hale, Michael A. Temple, Michael C. Wicks, John F. Raquet, Mark E. Oxley, "Localized Three-Dimensional Adaptive Spatial-Temporal Processing for Airborne Radar", IEE Proceedings of Radar Sonar Navigation, Vol. 150, No. 1, pp. 18-22, February 2003.


Stephen G. Alsing, Kenneth W. Bauer, Jr., Mark E. Oxley, "Convergence for Receiver Operating Characteristic Curves and the Performance of Neural Networks", Smart Engineering System Design, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 133-145, 2002.

Todd B. Hale, Michael A. Temple, Michael C. Wicks, Mark E. Oxley, "Performance characterization of a Hybrid STAP Architecture Incorporating Elevation Interferometry", IEE Proceedings - Part F: Radar, Sonar and Navigation, vol. 149, no. 2, pp. 77-82, April 2002.


Jon M. Anderson, Michael A. Temple, Mark E. Oxley, "Nonlinear Suppression of Range Ambiguities in Pulse-Diverse Radar", IEE Electronic Letters, Vol. 37, No. 20, pp. 1252-1253, September 2001.

Martha A. Carter and Mark E. Oxley, Erratum: "Evaluating the Vapnik-Chervonenkis Dimension of Artificial Neural Networks Using the Poincare' Polynomial, Neural Networks, Vol. 12, pp. 403-408", Neural Networks, Vol. 14, pp. 1469-1470, 2001.


Villars, P., K. Brandenburg, M. Berndt, S. LeClair, A. Jackson, Y.-H. Pao, B. Igelnik, M. Oxley, B. Bakshi, P. Chen, S. Iwata, "Interplay of large materials databases, semi-empirical methods, neuro-computing and first principle calculations for ternary compound former/nonformer prediction", Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 13, pp. 497-505, 2000.

Claudia V. Kropas-Hughes, Mark E. Oxley, Steven K. Rogers, and Matthew Kabrisky, "Autoassociative-Heteroassociative Neural Networks", Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 13, pp. 603-609, 2000.

Claudia V. Kropas-Hughes, Steven K. Rogers, Mark E. Oxley and Matthew Kabrisky, "Backpropagation of an Image Similarity Metric for Autoassociative Neural Networks", Pattern Analysis & Applications, Vol. 3, pp. 31-38, 2000.

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