Papers by the Milan team on the issues of this lecture:

V. Buljak, G. Maier. “Identification of residual stresses by instrumented elliptical indentation and inverse analysis”. Mechanics Research Communications, to appear, 2012.

T. Garbowski, G. Maier, G. Novati. “On calibration of orthotropic elastic-plastic constitutive models for paper foils by biaxial tests and inverse analyses”. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, to appear.

V. Buljak. “Inverse Analyses with Model Reduction: Proper Orthogonal Decomposition in Structural Mechanics”. Springer ,2011.

T. Garbowski, G. Maier, G. Novati. “Diagnosis of concrete dams by flat-jack tests and inverse analyses based on proper orthogonal decomposition”. Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, 6, n. 1-4, 2011.

V. Buljak, G. Maier. “Proper Orthogonal Decomposition and Radial Basis Functions in material characterization based on instrumented indentation”. Engineering Structures, 33, pp. 492-501, 2011.

G. Maier, G. Bolzon, V. Buljak, B. Miller. "Comparative assessment of three different approaches in material parameter characterization based on instrumented indentation, using only the indentation curve, only the residual imprint, and both experimental data". Inverse Problems in Sciences and Engineering,  19(6): pp: 815, 2010.

M. Ageno, G. Bolzon, G. Maier. “Mechanical characterisation of free-standing elasto-plastic foils by means of membranometric measurements and inverse analysis". Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 38, pp. 229-243, 2009.

M. Bocciarelli, G. Bolzon. “Indentation and imprint mapping for the identification of interface properties in film-substrate systems”. International Journal of Fracture, 155, pp. 1-17, 2009.

R. Ardito, G. Maier, G. Massalongo. “Diagnostic analysis of concrete dams based on seasonal hydrostatic loading”. Engineering Structures, 30, pp. 3176-3185, 2008.

M. Bocciarelli, G. Bolzon, G. Maier. “A constitutive model of metal-ceramic functionally graded material behaviour: formulation and parameter identification”. Computational Materials Science, 43, pp. 16-26, 2008.

M. Bocciarelli, G. Bolzon. “Indentation and imprint mapping for the identification of constitutive parameters of thin layers on substrate: perfectly bonded interfaces”. Materials Science & Engineering, 448, pp. 303-314, 2007.

M. Bocciarelli, G. Maier. "Indentation and imprint mapping method for identification of residual stresses". Computational Materials Science, 39, pp. 381-392, 2007.

R. Fedele, G. Maier. “Flat-jack tests and inverse analysis for the identification of stress states and elastic properties in concrete dams”. Meccanica, 42, pp. 387-402, 2007.

R. Ardito, G. Cocchetti. “Statistical approach to damage diagnosis of concrete dams by radar monitoring: Formulation and a pseudo-experimental test”. Engineering Structures, 28, pp. 2036-2045, 2006.

R. Fedele, G. Maier, B. Miller. "Health assessment of concrete dams by overall inverse analyses and neural networks". Int. J. of Fracture, 137, pp. 151-172, 2006.

R. Fedele, G. Maier, M. Whelan. "Calibration of local constitutive models and variance assessment through measurements at the macroscale in heterogeneous media". Computer Methods in Appl. Mech. and Eng., 195, pp. 4971-4990, 2006.

G. Maier, M. Bocciarelli, G. Bolzon, R. Fedele. "Inverse analyses in fracture mechanics". Int. J. of Fracture, 138, pp. 47-73, 2006.

M. Bocciarelli, G. Bolzon, G. Maier. "Parameter identification in anisotropic elastoplasticity by indentation and imprint mapping". Mechanics of Materials, 37, pp. 855-868, 2005.

R. Fedele, M. Filippini, G. Maier. "Constitutive model calibration for railway wheel steel through tension-torsion tests". Computers & Structures, 83, pp. 1005-1020, 2005.

R. Fedele, G. Maier, B. Miller. "Identification of elastic stiffness and local stresses in concrete dams by in situ tests and neural networks". Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 1, pp. 165-180, 2005.

R. Ardito, P. Bartalotta, L. Ceriani, G. Maier. "Diagnostic inverse analysis of concrete dams with statical excitation". J. of Mechanical Behavior of Materials, 15, pp. 381-389, 2004.

G. Bolzon, G. Maier, M. Panico. "Material model calibration by indentation, imprint mapping and inverse analysis". Int. J. Solids and Structures, 41, pp. 2957-2975, 2004.

G. Bolzon, R. Fedele, G. Maier. "Parameter identification of a cohesive crack model by Kalman filter". Computer Methods in Appl. Mech. and Eng., 191, pp. 2847-2871, 2002.

S. Bittanti, G. Maier, A. Nappi. "Inverse problems in structural elastoplasticity: a Kalman filter approach". A. Sawczuk and G. Bianchi Eds., Plasticity Today, Applied Science Publications, pp. 311-329, 1984.

A. Cividini, G. Maier, A. Nappi. "Parameter estimation of a static geotechnical model using a ‘Bayes' approach". International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 20, pp. 215-226, 1983.

G. Maier, F. Giannessi, A. Nappi. "Indirect identification of yield limits by mathematical programming". Engineering Structures, 4, pp. 86-98, 1982.

G. Maier. "Inverse problem in engineering plasticity: a quadratic programming approach". Rendiconti dell'Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, LXX, pp. 201-209, 1981.