Publications

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Books

1. Crawley, E., Cameron, B., & Selva, D. (2015). Systems Architecture: Strategy and Product Development for Complex Systems. Hoboken: Prentice Hall. ISBN: 0133975576.

Journal papers

14. Buzzi, P. G., Selva, D., Hitomi, N., & Blackwell, W. J. (2019). Assessment of constellation designs for earth observation: Application to the TROPICS mission. Acta Astronautica. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2019.05.007

13. Araguz, C., Marí, M., Bou-Balust, E., Alarcon, E., & Selva, D. (2018). Design Guidelines for General-Purpose Payload-Oriented Nanosatellite Software Architectures. Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, 15(3), 107–119. https://doi.org/10.2514/1.I010537

12. Hitomi, N., & Selva, D. (2018). Incorporating expert knowledge into evolutionary algorithms with operators and constraints to design satellite systems. Applied Soft Computing Journal, 66(May 2018), 330–345. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2018.02.017

11. Hitomi, N., Bang, H., & Selva, D. (2018). Adaptive Knowledge-Driven Optimization for Architecting a Distributed Satellite System. Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, 15(8), 485–500. https://doi.org/10.2514/1.I010595

10. Gallud Cidoncha, X., & Selva, D. (2018). Agent-based simulation framework and consensus algorithm for observing systems with adaptive modularity. Systems Engineering, 21(5), 432–454. https://doi.org/10.1002/sys.21433

9. Hitomi, N., & Selva, D. (2017). A Classification and Comparison of Credit Assignment Strategies in Multiobjective Adaptive Operator Selection. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 21(2), 294–314. https://doi.org/10.1109/TEVC.2016.2602348

8. Selva, D., Cameron, B. G., & Crawley, E. F. (2017). Patterns in System Architecture Decisions. Systems Engineering, 19(6), 477–497. https://doi.org/10.1002/sys.21370

7. Selva, D., Golkar, A., Korobova, O., Lluch i Cruz, I., Collopy, P., & De Weck, O. L. (2017). Distributed Earth Satellite Systems: What Is Needed to Move Forward ? Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, 14(Special Issue on Federated and Fractionated Satellite Systems (2017)), 412–438. https://doi.org/10.2514/1.I010497

Golkar, A., Selva, D., & De Weck, O. (2017). Introduction to the special issue on federated and fractionated satellite systems. Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, 14(8), 411–411. https://doi.org/10.2514/1.I010545

6. Knerr, N., & Selva, D. (2016). Cityplot: Visualization of High-Dimensional Design Spaces With Multiple Criteria. Journal of Mechanical Design, 138(9), 091403. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4033987

5. Sanchez-Net, M., Del Portillo, I., Cameron, B. G., Crawley, E. F., & Selva, D. (2015). Integrated Tradespace Analysis of Space Network Architectures. Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, 12(8), 564–578. https://doi.org/10.2514/1.I010356

4. Selva, D., Cameron, B. G., & Crawley, E. F. (2014). Rule-Based System Architecting of Earth Observing Systems: Earth Science Decadal Survey. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 51(5), 1505–1521. https://doi.org/10.2514/1.A32656

3. Selva, D., Cameron, B., & Crawley, E. F. (2014). A rule-based method for scalable and traceable evaluation of system architectures. Research in Engineering Design, 25(4), 325–349. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00163-014-0180-x

2. Selva, D., & Krejci, D. (2012). A survey and assessment of the capabilities of Cubesats for Earth observation. Acta Astronautica, 74(May-June 2012), 50–68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2011.12.014

1. Vall-Llossera, M., Camps, A., Corbella, I., Torres, F., Duffo, N., Monerris, A., … Saleh, K. (2005). SMOS REFLEX 2003: L-band emissivity characterization of vineyards. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 43(5). https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2005.844102

Peer-reviewed conference papers

45. Pereira, F., & Selva, D. (2019). Exploring the Architecture Trade Space of NextGen Global Navigation Satellite Systems. IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings.

44. Santini, S., León, D., Selva, D., & Way, D. W. (2019). A Cognitive Assistant for Entry, Descent, and Landing Architecture Analysis. IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings.

43. Viros Martin, A., & Selva, D. (2019). From Design Assistants to Design Peers: Turning Daphne into an AI Companion for Mission Designers. AIAA Information Systems-AIAA Infotech at Aerospace, 2019. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2019-0402

42. Sease, M., Smith, B., Selva PhD, D., & Hummell, J. (2018). Setting Priorities: Demonstrating Stakeholder Value Networks in SysML. INCOSE International Symposium, 28(1), 1207–1220. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2334-5837.2018.00543.x

41. De León, S. S., & Selva, D. (2018). A rule-based tool for science traceability of Mars exploration mission architectures. IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2018.8396804

40. Lily Shi, Bang, H., Hoffman, G., Selva, D., & Yoon, S.-Y. (2018). Cognitive style and field knowledge in complex design problem solving: A comparative case study of decision support systems. Design Computing and Cognition ’18.

39. Hitomi, N., & Selva, D. (2018). Constellation optimization using an evolutionary algorithm with a variable-length chromosome. IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, 2018-March, 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2018.8396743

38. Bang, H., Viros, A., Prat, A., & Selva, D. (2018). Daphne : An Intelligent Assistant for Architecting Earth Observing Satellite Systems. 2018 AIAA Information Systems-AIAA Infotech @ Aerospace, AIAA SciTech Forum, 1–14. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2018-1366

37. Bang, H., Shi, Y. L. Z., Yoon, S.-Y., Hoffman, G., & Selva, D. (2018). Exploring the Feature Space to Aid Learning in Design Space Exploration. Design Computing and Cognition’18.

36. Selva, D., & Dutta, P. (2018). Is there a future for GEO-based weather monitoring? The coverage-cost argument. 2018 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). Valencia, Spain.

35. Law, M., Dhawan, N., Bang, H., Yoon, S.-Y., Selva, D., & Hoffman, G. (2018). Side-by-side Human-Computer Design using a Tangible User Interface. Design Computing and Cognition ’18.

34. Hitomi, N., Bang, H., & Selva, D. (2017). Extracting and Applying Knowledge with Adaptive Knowledge-driven Optimization to Architect and Earth Observing Satellite System. AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2017-0794

33. Bang, H., & Selva, D. (2017). Leveraging Logged Intermediate Design Attributes For Improved Knowledge Discovery In Engineering Design. Proceedings of the ASME 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference IDETC/CIE 2017.

32. Knerr, N. S., & Selva, D. (2017). Mining Multi-Objective Minimal Commitment Decision Significance via Cluster-and-Change. 58th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum. https://doi.org/10.2514/1.C000311

31. Stojanovski, Z., & Selva, D. (2017). Optimizing Commonality and Performance in Platform-Based Earth Observing SmallSat Architectures. 2017 IEEE Aerospace Conference.

30. Selva, D., Dingwall, B., & Altunc, S. (2016). A concept for an Agile Mission Development Facility for CubeSat and suborbital missions. IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2016.7500564

29. Hitomi, N., & Selva, D. (2016). A hyper-heuristic approach to leveraging domain knowledge in multi-objective evolutionary algorithms. Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference IDETC/CIE 2016. https://doi.org/10.1115/DETC2016-59870

28. Patel, R., Paleari, W., & Selva, D. (2016). Architecture Study of an Energy Microgrid. 2016 11th System of Systems Engineering Conference (SoSE), 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1109/SYSOSE.2016.7542932

27. Bang, H., & Selva, D. (2016). iFEED: Interactive Feature Extraction for Engineering Design. Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences {&} Computers and Information in Engineering Conference IDETC/CIE 2016, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1115/DETC2016-60077

26. Jacobs, M., & Selva, D. (2015). A CubeSat catalog design tool for a multi-agent architecture development framework. IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, 2015-June. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2015.7119240

25. Das, S. J., Selva, D., & Golkar, A. (2015). An intelligent spacecraft configuration tool for mission architecture space exploration. AIAA SPACE 2015 Conference and Exposition. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2015-4439

24. Helmuth, D. B., Selva, D., & Dwyer, M. M. (2015). Collaboration Pathway(s) using New Tools for Optimizing “Operational” Climate Monitoring from Space. Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering, 9607. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2187157

23. Hitomi, N., & Selva, D. (2015). Experiments with Human Integration in Asynchronous and Sequential Multi-Agent Frameworks for Architecture Optimization. Procedia Computer Science, 44(C), 393–402. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2015.03.024

22. Del Portillo, I., Bou, E., Alarcon, E., Sanchez-Net, M., Selva, D., & Alvaro, A. (2015). On scalability of Fractionated Satellite Network architectures. IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, 2015-June. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2015.7119143

21. Selva, D., Abello, C., & Hitomi, N. (2015). Preliminary Experiments with Learning Agents in an Interactive Multi-agent Systems Architecture Tradespace Exploration Tool. IEEE Systems Conference SysCon 2015. https://doi.org/10.1109/SYSCON.2015.7116791

20. Hitomi, N., & Selva, D. (2015). The effect of credit definition and aggregation strategies on multi-objective hyper-heuristics. ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference., 2B-2015. https://doi.org/10.1115/DETC201547445

19. Helmuth, D. B., Selva, D., & Dwyer, M. M. (2014). Collaboration pathway(s) using new tools for optimizing “operational” climate monitoring from space. Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering, 9241. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2067427

18. Selva, D. (2014). Development of a test-bed for knowledge-intensive system architecture optimization. Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC), 2014 IEEE International Conference On, 2014-Janua(January), 3394–3398. https://doi.org/10.1109/smc.2014.6974452

17. Selva, D. (2014). Experiments in Knowledge-intensive System Architecture: Interactive Architecture Optimization. 2014 IEEE Aerospace Conference. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2014.6836282

16. Sanchez Net, M., Selva, D., & Golkar, A. (2014). Exploring classification algorithms for early mission formulation cost estimation. IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2014.6836326

15. Dwyer, M., Selva, D., Portillo, I. D., Sanchez-Net, M., Cameron, B., Szajnfarber, Z., & Crawley, E. (2014). Exploring the trade-offs of aggregated versus disaggregated architectures for environmental monitoring in low-earth orbit. AIAA SPACE 2014 Conference and Exposition. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2014-4416

14. Selva, D. (2014). Knowledge-intensive global optimization of Earth observing system architectures: a climate-centric case study. SPIE Remote Sensing, 9241, 92411S-92411S. https://doi.org/doi:10.1117/12.2067558

13. Sanchez, M., Selva, D., Cameron, B., Crawley, E., Seas, A., & Seery, B. (2014). Results of the MIT Space Communication and Navigation Architecture Study. 2014 IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2014.6836339

12. Dwyer, M., Szajnfarber, Z., Selva, D., & Crawley, E. F. (2014). The Cost of Jointness and How to Manage It. AIAA Space 2014, (August), 1–13. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2014-4443

11. Sanchez, M., Selva, D., Cameron, B., Crawley, E., Seas, A., & Seery, B. (2013). Exploring the Architectural Trade Space of NASA’s Space Communication and Navigation Program. Aerospace Conference, 2013 IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2013.6497173

10. Dyrud, L., Fentzke, J., Bust, G., Erlandson, B., Whitely, S., Bauer, B., … Trenberth, K. (2013). GEOScan: A global, real-time geoscience facility. IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2013.6497141

9. Selva, D., & Krejci, D. (2013). Preliminary Assessment of Performance and Cost of a Cubesat Component of the Earth Science Decadal Survey. 27th Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites.

8. Dwyer, M., Selva, D., Cameron, B., Crawley, E., & Szajnfarber, Z. (2013). The impact of technical complexity on the decision to collaborate and combine. 2013 IEEE Aerospace Conference. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2013.6496898

7. Selva, D., & Crawley, E. F. (2013). VASSAR: Value assessment of system architectures using rules. Aerospace Conference, 2013 IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2013.6496936

6. Selva, D., & Crawley, E. F. (2012). A rule-based decision support tool for architecting Earth observing missions. 2012 IEEE Aerospace Conference. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2012.6187439

5. Selva, D., & Crawley, E. F. (2011). Exploring packaging architectures for the Earth science decadal survey. 2011 IEEE Aerospace Conference. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2011.5747651

4. Selva, D., & Crawley, E. F. (2010). Integrated assessment of packaging architectures in Earth observing programs. Aerospace Conference, 2010 IEEE, 3–12. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2010.5446885

3. Cunio, P. M., Babuscia, A., Bailey, Z. J., Chaurasia, H., Goel, R., Golkar, A. A., … Miller, D. W. (2009). Initial Development of an Earth-Based Prototype for a Lunar Hopper Autonomous Exploration System. AIAA Space 2009 Conference and Exposition. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2009-6713

2. Krueger, J. K., Selva, D., Smith, M. W., & Keesee, J. (2009). Spacecraft and constellation design for a continuous responsive imaging system in space. AIAA Space 2009 Conference and Exposition. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2009-6773

1. Selva Valero, D. (2002). Near-Far Field Corrections in the Measurement of an Interferometric Two-Dimensional Radiometer in Anechoic Chambers. IAF Abstracts, 34th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Vol. 1, 100.

Theses

1. Selva Valero, D. (2012). Rule-based system architecting of Earth observation satellite systems. PhD Dissertation. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.