Articles in Journals and Books (peer-reviewed)

  • Demuth, C., Hubalkova, J., Mendes, M. A. A., Ballani, F., Trimis, D., Ray, S. (2016). Prediction of effective thermal conductivity of refractory materials at high temperatures based on synthetic geometry generation.
    Journal of Ceramic Science and Technology, 7(2), 183-192, DOI:10.4416/JCST2016-00006.

  • Matthes, S., Ballani, F., Stoyan, D. (2016). A generalized model for post-crack tension-softening behavior of fiber reinforced homogeneous materials.
    Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 45, 157-163, DOI: 10.1016/j.probengmech.2016.04.001.

  • Ballani, F., Stoyan, D. (2015). Reconstruction of random heterogeneous media.
    Journal of Microscopy, 258(3), 173-178, DOI: 10.1111/jmi.12234.

  • Mühlich, U., Ballani, F., Stoyan, D. (2015). Influence of randomness in topology, geometry and material properties on the mechanical response of elastic central-force networks.
    Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 40, 36-41, DOI: 10.1016/j.probengmech.2015.02.005.

  • Strokorb, K., Ballani, F., Schlather, M. (2015). Tail correlation functions of max-stable processes. Construction principles, recovery and diversity of some mixing max-stable processes with identical TCF.
    Extremes, 18(2), 241-271, DOI: 10.1007/s10687-014-0212-y.

  • Baaske, M., Ballani, F., van den Boogaart, K. G. (2014). A quasi-likelihood approach to parameter estimation for simulatable statistical models.
    Image Analysis and Stereology, 33(2), 107-119, DOI: 10.5566/ias.v33.p107-119 .

  • Zehmisch, R., Demuth, C., Al-Zoubi, A., Mendes, M. A. A., Ballani, F., Ray, S., Trimis, D. (2014). Numerical prediction of effective thermal conductivity of refractory materials: Methodology and sensitivity analysis.
    Journal of Ceramic Science and Technology, 5(2), 145-154, DOI: 10.4416/JCST2013-00041.

  • Ballani, F., van den Boogaart, K. G. (2014). Weighted Poisson cells as models for random convex polytopes.
    Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability, 16(2), 369-384, DOI:10.1007/s11009-013-9342-y.

  • Henschel, S., Krewerth, D., Ballani, F., Weidner, A., Krüger, L., Biermann, H., Emmel, M., Aneziris, C. G. (2013). Effect of filter coating on the quasi‐static and cyclic mechanical properties of aG42CrMo4 casting.
    Advanced Engineering Materials, 15(12), 1216-1223, DOI: 10.1002/adem.201300125.

  • Teichmann, J., Ballani, F., van den Boogaart, K. G. (2013). Generalizations of Matérn’s hard-core point processes.
    Spatial Statistics, 3, 33-53, DOI:10.1016/j.spasta.2013.02.001.

  • Sieber, T., Liedke, T., Mühlich, U., Ballani, F. (2013). The influence of varying cell sizes on the tensile behaviour of open-cell foams.
    Materials Performance and Characterization, 2(1), 1-14, DOI: 10.1520/MPC20120028.

  • Ballani, F., Kabluchko, S., Schlather, M. (2012). Random marked sets.
    Advances in Applied Probability (SGSA), 44(3), 603-616.

  • Zehmisch, R., Al-Zoubi, A., Ray, S., Trimis, D., Ballani, F., van den Boogaart, K. G. (2012). Numerical determination of effective thermal conductivity of refractory materials.
    Refractories Worldforum, 4(1), 181-186.

  • Ballani, F., Schlather, M. (2011). A construction principle for multivariate extreme value distributions.
    Biometrika, 98, 633-645.

  • Ballani, F. (2011). Multiple-point hit distribution functions and vague convergence of related measures.
    Mathematische Nachrichten, 284(8-9), 938-947. DOI: 10.1002/mana.200810287.

  • Muche, L., Ballani, F. (2011). The second volume moment of the typical cell and higher moments of edge lengths of the spatial Poisson-Voronoi tessellation.
    Monatshefte für Mathematik, 63(1), 71-80. Online version.

  • Myllymäki, M., Ballani, F., Stoyan, D. (2010). Comments on: Diggle, P. J., Menezes, R., Su, T. (2010). Geostatistical inference under preferential sampling (with discussion).
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society C, 59(2), 191-232. same volume, p. 221.

  • Ballani, F. (2007). The surface pair correlation function for stationary Boolean models.
    Advances in Applied Probability (SGSA), 39(1), 1-15.

  • Ballani, F., Stoyan, D., Wolf, S. (2007). On two damage accumulation models and their size effects.
    Journal of Applied Probability, 44(1), 99-114.

  • Ballani, F. (2006). On second-order characteristics of germ-grain models with convex grains.
    Mathematika, 53, 257-287.

  • Ballani, F., Daley, D. J., Stoyan, D. (2006). Modelling the microstructure of concrete with spherical grains.
    Computational Materials Science, 35(4), 399-407.

  • Ballani, F. (2006). On modelling of refractory castables by marked Gibbs and Gibbsian-like processes.
    In: Baddeley, A., et al. (eds.) Case Studies in Spatial Point Process Modelling.
    Lecture Notes in Statistics, 185, Springer, New York, 153-167.


  • Schlather, M., Malinowski, A., Oesting, M., Boecker, D., Strokorb, K., Engelke, S., Martini, J., Ballani, F., Menck, P. J., Gross, S., Ober, U., Burmeister, K., Manitz, J., Ribeiro, P., Singleton, R., Pfaff, B., R Core Team (2016). RandomFields: Simulation and Analysis of Random Fields. R package version 3.1.24,

  • Baaske, M., Ballani, F. (2016). unfoldr: Stereological Unfolding for Spheroidal Particles. R package version 0.6,

  • Baaske, M., Ballani, F. (2016). simLife: Simulation of Fatigue Lifetimes. R package version 0.3,

Conference Papers

  • Baaske, M., Ballani, F. (2017). Stochastic models for the fatigue lifetime of particle- or fibre-reinforced metal matrix composites in the VHCF regime and related statistical methods. In: Zimmermann, M., Christ, H.-J. (eds.). VHCF7 - Seventh International Conference on Very High Cycle Fatigue, July 3-5, 2017, Dresden, Germany. Siegener Werkstoffkundliche Berichte, Band 14/2017, pp. 377-382.

  • Konsulke, S., van den Boogaart, K. G., Ballani, F., Franke, M., Sauke, M. (2013). Estimation of parameters in random dynamical systems. 15th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences, Madrid, Spain, September 2-6, 2013.

  • Sieber, T., Mühlich, U., Liedke, T., Ballani, F. (2012). Simulation des Zugverhaltens von irregulären, offenzelligen Schäumen mit variierender Zellgeometrie. 15. Werkstofftechnisches Kolloquium, TU Chemnitz, Germany, September 20-21, 2012.

  • Al-Zoubi, A., Zehmisch, R., Ray, S., Ballani, F., Trimis, D. (2011). Numerical determination of effective thermal conductivity of refractory materials using thermal lattice Boltzmann method. 17th International Conference on Refractories, Prague, Czech Republic, May 10-11, 2011.

  • Ballani, F. (2006). The second-order surface product density of random closed sets - existence and calculation.
    In: Lechnerova, R., Saxl, I., Benes, V. (eds.) Proceedings of the International Conference on Stereology, Spatial Statistics and Stochastic Geometry,
    Prague, Czech Republic, June 26-29, 2006, 53-56, Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists.

  • Ballani, F. (2005). A case study: Modelling of self-flowing castables based on reconstructed 3D images.
    In: Chraponski, J., u. a. (eds.) Proceedings of 9th European Congress on Stereology and Image Analysis and 7th International Conference on Stereology and Image Analysis in Materials Science STERMAT,
    Zakopane, Poland, May 10-13, 2005, Volume II, 282-288, Polish Society for Stereology.


  • Baaske, M., Ballani, F., Illgen, A. (2016). On the estimation of parameters of a spheroid distribution from planar sections. arXiv:1609.06697.

  • Strokorb, K., Ballani, F., Schlather, M. (2014). Systematic co-occurrence of tail correlation functions among max-stable processes. arXiv:1402.4632.

  • Teichmann, J., Ballani, F., van den Boogaart, K. G. (2012). Generalizations of Matérn’s hard-core point processes. arXiv:1209.2566.

  • Ballani, F., Kabluchko, S., Schlather, M. (2009). Random marked sets. arXiv:0903.2388.


Non-scientific articles

  • Ballani, F., Bernstein, S., Eiermann, M., Froitzheim, K., Hebisch, U., Jung, B., Rheinbach, O., Stoyan, D. (2014). Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik: Methodenkompetenz für die Ressourcenuniversität.
    ACAMONTA. Zeitschrift für Freunde und Förderer der TU Bergakademie Freiberg, 21, 38-49.

Poems bearing some relation to mathematics (in German)