Published Articles


1. Koutroumpas, K., Ballarini, P., Votsi, I. & Cournède, P-H. (2016)

 Bayesian parameter estimation for the Wnt pathway: An infinite mixture models approach, Bioinformatics, 32 (17), i781-i789. 


2. Hem,  S., Ly, S., Votsi, I. et al. (2016)

Estimating the burden of leptospirosis among febrile subjects aged below 20 years in Kampong Cham communities Cambodia, 2007-2009, PLoS One, 11(4): e0151555.


3. Votsi, I. & Limnios, N. (2015)

Estimation of the intensity of hitting time for semi-Markov chains and hidden Markov renewal chains, Journal of Nonparametric Statistics,  27 (2), 149-166.


4. Votsi, I., Limnios, N., Tsaklidis, G. & Papadimitriou, E. (2014)

Hidden semi-Markov modeling for the estimation of earthquake occurrence rates, Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, 43, 1484-1502.


5. Votsi, I., Limnios, N., Tsaklidis, G. & Papadimitriou, E. (2013)

Hidden Markov models revealing the stress field underlying the earthquake generation, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 392, 2868-2885.


6. Votsi, I., Limnios, N., Tsaklidis, G. & Papadimitriou, E. (2012)

Estimation of the expected number of earthquake occurrences based on semi-Markov models, Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability, 14 (3), 685-703.


7. Votsi, I., Tsaklidis, G. & Papadimitriou, E. (2011)

Seismic hazard assessment in central Ionian islands area (Greece) based on stress release models, Acta Geophysica, 59 (4), 701-727.


  1. Conditional failure rates for semi-Markov chains, with M.Hamdaoui (submitted).
  2. Confidence intervals for risk indicators in semi-Markov models: an application to wind energy production, with A. Brouste (submitted).
  3. Historical volatility in fractional Gaussian noise logarithmic returns model, with A. Brouste and M.Soltane.
  4. Hypotheses testing and posterior concentration rates for semi-Markov processes, with V.Barbu, G.Gayraud and N.Limnios.
  5. Investigations for the continuous GreenLab model, with S.Trevezas, M.Hamdaoui and P-H.Cournède.

Other Communications

Votsi, I. (2017)

Reliability indicators for hidden Markov renewal models,  Reliability Engineering: Theory and Applications (in press).


Votsi, I. & Cournède, P.-H. (2016)

 A data augmentation scheme embedding a sequential Monte-Carlo method for bayesian parameter inference in state space models, 48èmes Journées de Statistique de la SFdS


Votsi, I., Limnios, N., Papadimitriou, E. & Tsaklidis, G. Earthquake statistical study by a multistate modeling approach, ISTE Editions ((in preparation).


Georgiadis, S., Limnios, N. & Votsi, I. (2013)

Reliability and probability of first occurred failure for discrete-time semi-Markov systems, Applied Reliability Engineering and Risk Analysis: Probabilistic Models and Statistical Inference, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/9781118701881.ch12.


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