Decision and Cognitive Sciences Research Centre

Our publications

Our publications

We publish in the major sector publications in order to maintain our reputation for producing world class research in decision and cognitive sciences.

Our doctoral students are also encouraged to write for the major industry journals, and receive the full support of our academics in order to achieve these career-making milestones.

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Books

[1].  Corne, D., Handl, J. & Knowles, J. (2015) "Evolutionary Clustering." In Encyclopedia of Machine Learning (2nd edition), 332-33.

[2].  Handl J. & Knowles, J. (2015) Nature-inspired clustering approaches. Handbook of Cluster Analysis. Chapman & Hall/CRC.

[3].  Lu Y., & Chen, Y., et al. (2015). Extremal Optimization: Fundamentals, Algorithms and Applications. CRC press.

Edited collections

[4].  Webb, A., Handl, J & Knowles, J. (2015) How Much Should You Select for Evolvability? Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2015).

[5].  Lu, E. & Handl, J (2015) Multicriterion Segmentation of Demand Markets to Increase Forecasting Accuracy of Analogous Time Series. Proceedings of the 6th International Work-Conference on the Interplay between Natural and Artificial Computation (IWINAC2015).

[6].  Khan, R., Handl, J & Yang, J.-B. (2015) A hybrid and interactive approach to solve multi-objective vehicle routing problem. 3rd International Conference on Transportation Information and Safety (ICTIS 2015).

[7].  Diaz J. E. & Handl, J. (2014) Simulation-based GA optimization for production planning. BIOMA 2014. 27-39

Journal articles

[8].  Y. Z. Li, Q. H. Wu, L. Jiang, J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu, “Optimal power system dispatch with wind power integrated using nonlinear interval optimization and evidential reasoning approach”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2015 (in press).

[9].  J. M. Merigo and J. B. Yang, “Accounting research: A bibliometric analysis", Australian Accounting Review, 2015 (in press).

[10].          X. B. Xu, J. Zheng, D. L. Xu and J. B. Yang, “Information fusion method for fault diagnosis based on evidential reasoning rule”, Control Theory & Applications, 2015 (in press).

[11].          C. Fu, J. B. Yang, S. L. Yang, “A group evidential reasoning approach based on expert reliability”, European Journal of Operational Research, 2015 (in press).

[12].          Z. G. Zhou, F. Liu, L. L. Li, L. C. Jiao, Z. J. Zhou, J. B. Yang, Z. L. Wang, “A cooperative belief rule based decision support system for lymph node metastasis diagnosis in gastric cancer”, Knowledge-based Systems, 2015 (in press).

[13].          P. Sureeyatanapas, D. Bamford and J. B. Yang, “Looking for the sweet spot in sustainability: a framework for corporate assessment in sugar manufacturing”, Production Planning and Control, 2015 (in press).

[14].          G. L. Kong, D. L. Xu, J. B. Yang and X. M. Ma, “Combined medical quality assessment using the evidential reasoning approach”, Expert Systems with Application, Vol.42, pp.5522–5530, 2015.

[15].          J. P. Liu, X. W. Liao, J. B. Yang, “A group decision-making approach based on evidential reasoning for multiple criteria sorting problem with uncertainty”, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol.246, No.3, pp.858-873, 2015.

[16].          Y. W. Chen, J. B. Yang, C. C. Pan, D. L. Xu, Z. J. Zhou, “Identification of uncertain nonlinear systems: Constructing belief rule-based models”, Knowledge-Based Systems, Vol.73, pp.124–133, 2015.

[17].          I. Barahona, J. Cavazosb and J. B. Yang, “Modelling the level of adoption of analytical tools. An implementation of multi-criteria evidential reasoning”, International Journal of Supply and Operations Management, Vol.1, No.2, pp.1-23, 2014.

[18].          P. Sureeyatanapas, J. B. Yang and D. Bamford, “Evaluation of Corporate Sustainability”, Frontiers of Engineering Management, Vol.1, No.2, pp.176-194, 2014.

[19].          D. L. Xu, C. Foster, Y. Hu and J. B. Yang, “Decision support system for evaluating impact of product carbon labelling scheme”, Frontiers of Engineering Management, Vol., No.1, pp.1-16, 2014.

[20].          J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu, “Interactive minimax optimisation for integrated performance analysis and resource planning”, Computers & Operations Research, Vol.46, pp.78–90, 2014.

[21].          J. M. Merigó, M. Casanovas, J. B. Yang, “Group decision making with expertons and uncertain generalized probabilistic weighted aggregation operators”, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol.235, pp.215-224, 2014.

[22].          S. Karimi, K.N. Papamichail and C.P. Holland, (2015), "The effect of prior knowledge and decision making style on the online purchase decision making process: A typology of consumer shopping behaviour" Decision Support Systems, Vol. 77, pp. 137–147.

[23].          Y.-L. Liu, K. A. Keeling and K. N. Papamichail, (2015). “Should retail trade companies avoid recruiting maximisers?” Management Decision, Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 730-750.

[24].          I. Barahona Torres, A. Riba and J. Freeman “Influence of personal values and the adoption of analytical tools using Laddering Methodology”. International Journal of Intercultural Information Management (forthcoming). 2015.

[25].          A. El-Tayeh, N. Gil and J. Freeman “Designing Infrastructure for Evolvability: Structural constraints on collective investments in design flexibility”. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (forthcoming). 2015.

[26].          J. Freeman and H. Chen. “Green supplier selection using an AHP-Entropy-TOPSIS framework”. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal. 20 3 327-340. 2015.

[27].          J. Freeman “Gathering clues from Margot’s extraordinary objects”. Tewkesbury Historical Bulletin 24 56-59. 2015.

[28].          T. J. Stewart and R. Janssen. “A multiobjective GIS-based land use planning algorithm”, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, Vol.46, pp.25–34, 2014.

[29].          Diaz, J.E. & Handl, J. (2015) On the performance of implicit and explicit averaging strategies in simulation-optimization for a real-world production planning problem. Informatica. In press.

[30].          S. O’Hagan, N. Swainston, J. Handl & D.B. Kell (2015) A 'rule of 0.5' for the metabolite-likeness of approved pharmaceutical drug. Metabolomics. DOI: 10.1007/s11306-014-0733-z  [CI=0]

[31].          R. Allmendinger, J. Handl, J. Knowles (2015) Multiobjective optimization: When objectives exhibit non-uniform latencies. European Journal of Operational Research 243 (2): 497-513.

[32].          S. Miller and J. Knowles (2015) Population Fluctuation Promotes Cooperation in Networks, Nature Scientific Reports 5, 11054.

[33].          J. Bradbury, G. Genta-Jouve, J. William Allwood, W.B. Dunn, R. Goodacre, J.D. Knowles, S. He, M.R. Viant (2015) MUSCLE: Automated Multi-objective Evolutionary Optimisation of Targeted LC-MS/MS Analysis, Bioinformatics 31 (6):975-977.

[34].          L. Z. Sang; C. Q. Yuan, Y. W. Chen, J. Wang (2015), Maritime Accident Characteristics in the Yangtze River. Accident Analysis & Prevention (under review).

[35].          W.D. Zhu, F. Liu, Y.W. Chen, J.B Yang, D.L. Xu, D.P. Wang (2015); Research project evaluation and selection: an evidential reasoning rule-based method for aggregating peer review information with reliabilities. Scientometrics (in revision)

[36].          Y. Chen, Y.W. Chen, X.B. Xu, C.C. Pan, J.B Yang, G.K. Yang (2015); A Data-driven Approximate Causal Inference Model using the Evidential Reasoning Rule. Knowledge Based Systems (in revision).

[37].          X.B. Xu, Z. Liu, Y.W. Chen, D.L. Xu, C.L Wen (2015); Circuit Tolerance Design Using Belief Rule Base. Mathematical Problems in Engineering (In press).

[38].          Z.J. Zhou, C.H. Hu, G.Y. Hu, X.X. Han, B.C. Zhang, Y.W. Chen (2015); Hidden behavior prediction of complex systems under testing influence based on semi-quantitative information and belief rule base. IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems (In press).

[39].          Dimah Alahmadi and Xiao-Jun Zeng, “ISTS: Implicit Social Trust and Sentiment based Approach to Recommender Systems,” Expert Systems with Applications, in press, 2015.

[40].          H.C. Liao, Z.S. Xu and Xiao-Jun Zeng, “Hesitant fuzzy linguistic VIKOR method and its application in qualitative multiple criteria decision making,” IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, in press, 2015.

[41].          Huchang Liao, Zeshui Xu, Xiao-Jun Zeng and José M. Merigó, “Framework of group decision making with intuitionistic fuzzy preference information,” IEEE Trans. on Fuzzy Systems, in press, 2015.

[42].          Xin Fu, Xiao-Jun Zeng, Di Wang and Di Xu, “Fuzzy system approaches to negotiation pricing decision support,” Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, in press, 2015.

[43].          Huchang Liao, Zeshui Xu, and Xiao-Jun Zeng, “Novel correlation coefficients between hesitant fuzzy sets and their application in decision making,” Knowledge-Based Systems, Vol. 82, pp. 115-127, 2015.

[44].          Huchang Liao, Zeshui Xu, Xiao-Jun Zeng and José M. Merigó, “Qualitative decision making with correlation coefficients of hesitant fuzzy linguistic term sets,” Knowledge-Based Systems, Vol. 76,  pp. 127-138, 2015.

[45].          Huchang Liao, Zeshui Xu, and Xiao-Jun Zeng,  “Distance and similarity measures for hesitant fuzzy linguistic term sets and their application in multi-criteria decision making,” Information  Science, Vol. 271, pp. 125-142, 2014.

[46].          W. Koczkodaj, L. Mikhailov et al, Important Facts and Observations about Pairwise Comparisons, Fundamenta Informaticae, IOS Press, (accepted June 2015)

[47].          S. Siraj, L. Mikhailov, J. Keane J, “Contribution of Individual Judgments towards Inconsistency in Pairwise Comparisons”, European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 242, Issue 2, 16 April 2015, pp. 557–567.

[48].          S. Siraj, L. Mikhailov, J. Keane, “PriEsT: an interactive decision support tool to estimate priorities from pairwise comparison judgments”, International Transactions in Operational Research 22(2): 217-235, 2015

[49].          E. Abel, L. Mikhailov, J. Keane, “Group aggregation of pairwise comparisons using multi-objective optimization”, Information Sciences, accepted May 2015

[50].          G. Karystianis, A. Dehghan, A. Kovacevic, J. Keane, G. Nenadic, “Using local lexicalized rules to identify heart disease risk factors in clinical notes”, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, in press, 2015

[51].          A. Dehghan, A. Kovacevic, G. Karystianis, J. Keane, G. Nenadic, “Combining knowledge- and data-driven methods for de-identification of clinical narratives”, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, in press, 2015.

[52].          A. Stetco, X-J. Zeng, and J. Keane, “Fuzzy C-means++: Fuzzy C-means with Effective Seeding Initialization,” Expert Systems with Applications, in press, 2015.

Chapters in books

[53].          J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu, “A study on generalising Bayesian inference to evidential reasoning”, in Belief Function: Theory and Applications, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Fabio Cuzzolin (ed.), Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-11191-9, pp. 180-189, 2014.

[54].          S. Kauser, S, A.W. Gordon, K.N. Papamichail and C. Reddy, (in press). Analysis and Improvement of M&A Decision Making Processes in the High-Tech Sector: A Behavioral Strategy Perspective. In T.K Das (Ed.), The Practice of Behavioral Strategy, Research in Strategic Alliances. Information Age Publishing.

[55].          S. Karimi, K.N. Papamichail and C.P. Holland, (2014). In F. Dargam, J. Hernandez, P. Zarate, S. Liu, R. Ribeiro, B. Delibasic & J. Papathanasiou (Eds.), Impact of the Web of Things in Decision Support Systems for Global Environments. London: Springer (cf (3) from A1)

[56].          M. Greatorex and J. Freeman. "Descriptive Statistics." In The Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, ed. Dale Littler, 101-102. 2014.

[57].          M. Greatorex and J. Freeman. "Forecasting." In The Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, ed. Dale Littler, 131-133. 2014.

[58].          M. Arguello, S. Lekkas, J. Des, M.J. Fernandez-Prieto, L. Mikhailov, Combining Semantic Web Technologies with Evolvingservi Fuzzy Classifier eClass for EHR-based Phenotyping: A Feasibility Study. In Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XXXI, pp. 195-208, 2014, Springer. Initially presented at AI-2014 Thirty-fourth SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge, England 9-11 December 2014, Best application paper award.

[59].          A-K. Koliopoulos, P. Yiapanis, F. Tekiner, G. Nenadic, J. Keane, A Parallel Distributed Weka Framework for Big Data Mining Using Spark, IEEE International Congress on Big Data, 2015, pp. 9-16.

Reports and other outputs

[60].          C. Xu and J.M. Freeman. 2014. “Ranking charity applications”.  In 3rd Stochastic Modelling Techniques and Data Analysis 11 June 2014 - 14 June 2014 803-814. Lisbon, Portugal: SMTDA

[61].          J. Freeman (2015) On the development of statistical models for assessing projects, portfolios and dissertations. In ICEE 2015 20 July 2015 - 24 July 2015. Zagreb, Zadar, Croatia.

[62].          Zhuopeng Jiang and J. Freeman (2015) On understanding company perceptions of risk – a text mining application In 16th ASMDA 2015 International Conference 30 June 2015 - 04 July 2015. Piraeus, Greece: ASMDA.

[63].          S. Greco, K. Klamroth, J. D. Knowles, and G. Rudolph (eds.) (2015) Understanding Complexity in Multiobjective Optimization (Dagstuhl Seminar 15031), in Dagstuhl Reports, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 96-163.

[64].          G. Eichfelder, X. Gandibleux, M. J. Geiger, J. Jahn, A. Jaszkiewicz, J. D. Knowles, P. K. Shukla, H. Trautmann, and S. Wessing (2015) Heterogeneous Functions, in Dagstuhl Reports, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 121-129.

Books

[1].    David Anderson, Dennis Sweeney, Thomas Williams, Jim Freeman and Eddie Shoesmith. Statistics For Business and Economics. Cengage, 2014.

Edited collections

[2].    A.M. Gil-Lafuente, J.M. Merigó, Modeling and Simulation in Enterprises – MS’10 Barcelona, Kybernetes, 42(5) (2013) 671-673.

[3].    K.J. Engemann, A.M. Gil-Lafuente, J.M. Merigó, Modeling in Business Continuity and Risk Management, International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management, 5(1) (2014) 1-3.

Journal articles

[4]. C. Fu and D. L. Xu, Determining attribute weights to improve solution reliability and its application to selecting leading industries, Annals of Operations Research, DOI: 10.1007/s10479-014-1657-8, 2014.

[5]. P. Sureeyatanapas, J. B. Yang and D. Bamford, “Evaluation of Corporate Sustainability”, Frontiers of Engineering Management, Vol.2, pp.1-17, 2014.

[6]. D. L. Xu, C. Foster, Y. Hu and J. B. Yang, “Decision support system for evaluating impact of product carbon labeling scheme”, Frontiers of Engineering Management, Vol.1, pp.1-16, 2014.

[7]. J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu, “Interactive minimax optimisation for integrated performance analysis and resource planning”, Computers & Operations Research, Vol.46, pp.78–90, 2014.

[8]. J. M. Merigó, M. Casanovas, J. B. Yang, “Group decision making with expertons and uncertain generalized probabilistic weighted aggregation operators”, European Journal of Operational Research, 2013, Vol.235, pp.215-224, 2014.

[9]. J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu, “Evidential reasoning rule for evidence combination”, Artificial Intelligence, Vol.205, pp.1-29, 2013

[10].       Z. G. Zhou, F. Liu, L. C. Jiao, Z. J. Zhou, J. B. Yang, M. G. Gong, X. P. Zhang, “A bi-level belief rule based decision support system for diagnosis of lymph node metastasis in gastric cancer”, Knowledge-Based System, Vol.54, pp.128-136, 2013.

[11].       G. L. Yang, J. B. Yang, W. B. Liu, X. X. Li, “Cross-efficiency Aggregation in DEA Models using the Evidential-Reasoning Approach”, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol.231, No.2, pp.393-404, 2013.

[12].       A. Taroun, and J. B. Yang, “A DST-based approach for construction project risk analysis”, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol.64, No.8, pp.1221-1230, 2013.

[13].       Y. W. Chen, J. B. Yang, D. L. Xu, S. L. Yang, “On the inference and approximation properties of belief rule based systems”, Information Sciences, Vol.234: pp.121–135, 2013.

[14].       M. Zhou, X. B. Liu, J. B. Yang and C. Fang, “Group evidential reasoning approach for MADA under fuzziness and uncertainties”, International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems, Vol.6(3), pp.423-441, 2013.

[15].       B. Li, H. W. Wang, J. B. Yang and M. Guo, “A belief-rule-based inference method for aggregate production planning under uncertainty”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 51, No.1 pp.83-105, 2013.

[16].       K.N. Papamichail and S. French, "25 years of MCDA in nuclear emergency management." IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, Vol. 24, no. 4 pp. 481-503, 2013.

[17].       A. Azadegan, K.N. Papamichail and P. Sampaio, "Applying collaborative process design to user requirements elicitation: A case study."Computers in Industry, Vol. 64, no. 7, pp. 798-812, 2013.

[18].       J. Freeman and C.B.  Tomkinson. "Assessment of Projects, Portfolios and Dissertations: Achieving Equity." OR Insight Vol.26, no. 4, 242-252, 2013

[19].       J. Freeman. "Lizzie's Absolute Loyalty." Tewkesbury Historical Bulletin Vol.22, 39-45, 2013

[20].       S. Siraj, L. Mikhailov, J. Keane,  “PriEsT: An Interactive Decision Support Tool to Estimate Priorities from Pairwise Comparison Judgments”. International Transactions in Operational Research, Oct 2013, doi: 10.1111/itor.12054.

[21].       T. Almulhim, L. Mikhailov , D-L. Xu,  “A Fuzzy Group Prioritization Method for Deriving Weights and its Software Implementation”. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Multimedia, vol. 2, No. 3, 2013, pp. 7-14.

[22].       S.Z. Zeng, J.M. Merigó and W.H. Su, “The uncertain probabilistic OWA distance operator and its application in group decision making”, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol. 37(9), pp. 6266-6275, 2013.

[23].       J.M. Merigó and A.M. Gil-Lafuente, “A general method for decision making based on generalized OWA operators”, International Journal of Intelligent Systems, Vol. 28(5), pp. 453-473, 2013.

[24].       J.M. Merigó and A.M. Gil-Lafuente, “Induced 2-tuple linguistic generalized aggregation operators and their application in decision-making”, Information Sciences, Vol. 236, pp. 1-16, 2013.

[25].       D. Palacios-Marqués, M. Peris-Ortiz and J.M. Merigó, “The effect of knowledge transfer on firm performance: An empirical study in knowledge-intensive industries”, Management Decision, Vol. 51(5), pp. 973-985, 2013.

[26].       J.M. Merigó and R.R. Yager, “Generalized moving averages, distance measures and OWA operators”, International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems, Vol. 21(4), pp. 533-559, 2013.

[27].       Y.J. Xu, P. Shi, J.M. Merigó and H.M. Wang, “Some proportional 2-tuple geometric aggregation operators for linguistic decision making”, Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 25(3), pp. 833-843, 2013.

[28].       S. Zeng, W. Su and, J.M. Merigó, “Extended induced ordered weighted averaging distance operators and their applicator group decision-making”, International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making, Vol. 12(4), pp. 789-811, 2013.

[29].       J.M. Merigó, “The probabilistic weighted averaging distance and its application in group decision making”, Kybernetes, Vol. 42(5), pp. 686-697, 2013.

[30].       J.M. Merigó, C. Rocha and S. García-Agreda, “Entrepreneurial intervention in electronic markets: the influence of customer participation”, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, Vol. 9(4), pp. 521-529, 2013.

[31].       J.M. Merigó, K.J. Engemann and D. Palacios-Marqués, “Decision making with Dempster-Shafer theory and the OWAWA operator”, Technological and Economic Development of Economy, Vol. 19(S1), pp. S194-S212, 2013.

[32].       D. Yu, J.M. Merigó and L.G. Zhou, “Interval-valued multiplicative intuitionistic fuzzy preference relations”, International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 15(4), pp. 412-422, 2013.

[33].       J.M. Merigó, M. Casanovas and J.B. Yang, “Group decision making with expertons and uncertain generalized probabilistic weighted aggregation operators”, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 235, pp. 215-224, 2014.

[34].       J. Belles-Sampera, J.M. Merigó, M. Guillén and M. Santolino, “Indicators for the characterization of discrete Choquet integrals”, Information Sciences, Vol. 267, pp. 201–216, 2014.

[35].       C. Llopis-Albert, D. Palacios-Marqués and J.M. Merigó, “A coupled stochastic inverse-management framework for dealing with nonpoint agriculture pollution under groundwater parameter uncertainty”, Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 511, pp. 10-16, 2014.

[36].       H.M. Wang, Y.J. Xu and J.M. Merigó, “Prioritized aggregation for non-homogeneous group decision making in water resource management”, Economic Computation and Economic Cybernetics Studies and Research, Vol. 48(1), pp. 247-258, 2014.

[37].       J.M. Merigó, M. Casanovas and S.Z. Zeng, “Distance measures with heavy aggregation operators”, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol. 38(13), pp. 3142-3153, 2014.

[38].       Y.J. Xu, H.M. Wang and J.M. Merigó, “Intuitionistic Einstein fuzzy Choquet integral operators for multiple attribute decision making”, Technological and Economic Development of Economy, Vol. 20(2), pp. 227-253, 2014.

[39].       S.Z. Zeng, Q.F. Wang, J.M. Merigó and T.J. Pan, “Induced intuitionistic fuzzy ordered weighted averaging – weighted average operator and its application to business decision-making”, Computer Science and Information Systems, Vol. 11(2), pp. 839–857, 2014.

[40].       J.M. Merigó, A.M. Gil-Lafuente and D. Palacios-Marqués, “A new method for fuzzy decision making under risk and uncertainty”, International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management, Vol. 5(1), pp. 29-42, 2014.

[41].       L. Marín, A. Valls, A. Moreno, D. Isern and J.M. Merigó, “The induced unbalanced linguistic ordered weighted averaging operators”, The Scientific World Journal, 2014, forthcoming.

[42].       J.M. Merigó, M. Casanovas and Y.J. Xu, “Fuzzy group decision-making with generalized probabilistic OWA operators”, Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems, 2014, forthcoming.

[43].       J.M. Merigó, “Decision making under risk and uncertainty and its application in strategic management”, Journal of Business Economics and Management, 2014, forthcoming.

[44].       J.M. Merigó, M. Peris-Ortiz and D. Palacios-Marqués, “Entrepreneurial fuzzy group decision-making under complex environments”, Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems, 2014, forthcoming.

[45].       J. Bai, G.K. Yang, Y.W. Chen, L.S. Hu, C.C. Pan, );”A model induced max-min ant colony optimization for asymmetric traveling salesman problem. Applied Soft Computing, 13(3): 1365–1375.

[46].       S. Siraj, L. Mikhailov and J. Keane, Contribution of Individual Judgments towards Inconsistency in Pairwise Comparisons , European Journal of Operational Research, In Press.

[47].       SI. SpasićJ. Livsey, J. Keane, G. Nenadić., “. Text mining of cancer-related information: Review of current status and future directions, International Journal of Medical Informatics, In Press.

[48].       M. Muyeba, C; Crockett, W. Wang and J. Keane, A hybrid heuristic approach for attribute-oriented mining, Decision Support Systems, 57:139-149, 2014.

[49].       S. Wallbridge, A. Lowe, J. Keane, G. Nenadic G; Cooper J. An ontological approach to knowledge management for sustainable nuclear decommissioning, International Journal of Nuclear Knowledge Management, 6(3):199-216, 2014.

[50].       A. Kovačević, A. Deghan, M. Filannino, J. Keane, G. Nenadic, Combining rules and machine-learning for extraction of temporal expressions and events form clinical narratives Journal of American Medical Informatics Association 20:859-866, 2013.

[51].       D. Wang, X-J. Zeng, J. Keane, “A Simplified Structure Evolving Method for Mamdani Fuzzy Systems and its implementation for High-Dimensional Problems”, Information Sciences 220(2):100-123, 2013.

[52].       A, Kovačević A. Deghan, M. Filannino, J. Keane, and G. Nenadic G.. “Combining rules and machine-learning for extraction of temporal expressions and events form clinical narratives”, Journal of American Medical Informatics Association 20:859-866, 2013.

Chapters in books

[53].       P. Sureeyatanapas, D. Bamford and J. B. Yang. “Evaluation of corporate sustainability”, International Conference on Engineering Science and Technology, Beijing, 1-3 Jun 2014.

[54].       R. Aler, J. Handl and J. Knowles.  “Comparing multi-objective and threshold-moving ROC curve generation for a prototype-based classifier”, Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, ACM Press, 1029-1036, 2013

[55].       J. Handl and J. Knowles, “Nature-inspired clustering”. In Handbook of Cluster Analysis (Hennig et al, editors), Chapman & Hall/CRCs, Forthcoming, 2014

[56].       M. Greatorex and J. Freeman. Descriptive Statistics.In The Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, ed. D. Littler, 101-102.2014.

[57].       M. Greatorex and J. Freeman. "Forecasting.  n The Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, ed. D. Littler, 131-133.2014.

[58].       S. Lekkas, L. Mikhailov, Combining Semantic Web Technologies with Evolving Fuzzy Classifier eClass for EHR-based Phenotyping: a feasibility study. AI-2014 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Cambridge, England 9-11 December 2014. The paper was selected as the winner of the award for the best application paper at AI-2014. AI-2014 will be published by Springer as a single volume, entitled Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XXXI.

[59].       J.M. Merigó, M. Guillén and J.M. Sarabia. A generalization of the variance by using the ordered weighted average”, MS’13 Castellón, Spain, 2013, pp. 222-231.

[60].       J.M. Merigó, J.B. Yang and D.L. Xu, “Decision making with fuzzy moving averages and OWA operators”, MS’13 Castellón, Spain, 2013, pp. 210-221.

[61].       S. Linares-Mustarós, J.M. Merigó and J.C. Ferrer, “PEV: A computer program for fuzzy sales forecasting”, MS’13 Castellón, Spain, 2013, pp. 200-209.

[62].       J.M. Merigó and R.R. Yager, “Norms aggregations and OWA operators”, AGOP 2013, Pamplona, Spain, 2013, pp. 141–151.

[63].       J. Belles-Sampera, J.M. Merigó and M. Santolino, “Extending the characterization of Choquet integrals”, AGOP 2013, Pamplona, Spain, 2013, pp. 467–476.

[64].       J.M. Merigó, J.B. Yang and D.L. Xu, “Supply analysis and aggregation systems”, IEEE SMC 2013, Manchester, UK, 2013, pp. 97-102.

[65].       J.M. Merigó, J.B. Yang and Y.W. Chen, “OWA operators in multi-criteria decision analysis”, ESTYLF 2014, Zaragoza, Spain, 2014, pp. 81-86.

[66].       J.M. Merigó, “Aggregation systems in complex environments with distance measures”, ESTYLF 2014, Zaragoza, Spain, 2014, pp. 303-308.

[67].       J.M. Merigó and J.B. Yang, “Bibliometric analysis in financial research”, IEEE-CIFEr 2014, London, UK, 2014, pp. 223-230.

[68].       Y.W. Chen, D.L. Xu, J.B Yang, D.W Tang,  “Fire and explosion safety assessment in container line supply chain”, in Decision Aid Models for Disaster Management and Emergencies, Springer, pp.295-306, 2013.

Conference papers, reports and other outputs

[69].       J. M. Merigó, D. Palacios-Marqués, J. B. Yang, “Aggregation systems in pricing research”, the Third Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA) Conference, Valencia, July, 2014.

[70].       Jose M. Merigo, J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu, “Supply Analysis and Aggregation Systems”, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Manchester UK, 2013.

[71].       E. E. Savan, J. B. Yang, D. L. Xu and Y. W. Chen, “A genetic algorithm search heuristic for belief rule- based model-structure validation”, IEEE International Conference on SMC, Manchester, October 2013.

[72].       J. M. Merigó and J. B. Yang, “A bibliometric analysis of operations research & management science”, 26th European Conference on Operational Research, Rome, July 2013.

[73].       P. Sureeyatanapas, D. Bamford, J. B. Yang, “The derivation of weights for sustainability criteria: a framework for corporate assessment in sugar manufacturing”, the 22nd International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Malaga, Spain, June 2013.

[74].       Y. W. Chen, Y. Chen, D. L. Xu and J. B. Yang, “Application of an intelligent decision system to assess students' academic performance in university early admission”, the 22nd International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Malaga, Spain, June 2013.

[75].       E. E. Savan, Y. W. Chen, D. L. Xu and J. B. Yang, “Multi-objective modelling and simulation in new product development (NPD) using the belief rule-based (BRB) methodology”, the 22nd International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Malaga, Spain, June 2013.

[76].       D. L. Xu and J. B. Yang, “Evidential reasoning rule for criteria combination in MCDM”, the 22nd International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Malaga, Spain, June 2013.

[77].       J. M. Merigó, J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu, “Decision making with fuzzy moving averages and OWA operators”, The International Conference on Modelling and Simulation in Engineering, Economics, and Management, Castellón de la Plana, Spain, Jun 2013.

[78].       Y. W. Chen, J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu, “Uncertain nonlinear system modelling and identification using belief rule-based systems”, the 3rd International Symposium on Integrated Uncertainty in Knowledge Modelling and Decision Making, Beijing, July 2013.

[79].       J. M. Merigó, J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu, “Modelling the demand according to the decision makers attitude”, INBAM 2013 conference, Lisbon, June 2013.

[80].       C. Xu and J.Freeman. “Ranking charity applications”, In 3rd Stochastic Modelling Techniques and Data Analysis 11 June 2014 - 14 June 2014. Lisbon, Portugal: SMTDA.

[81].       T. Chen and J. Freeman.  “Using AHP-Entropy weight and TOPSIS methodology in green supplier selection”. In EurOMA 2014 Conference20 June 2014 - 25 June 2014. Palermo, Italy.

[82].       S. Malik, B. Holt and J. Freeman. “Enterprise Risk Management (ERM): A New Way of Looking at Risk Management at an Organisational Level”. In EUROXXVI01 July 2013 - 04 July 2013. Rome, Italy.

[83].       S. Malik, J. Freeman and B. Holt.”Improving risk management practice: a new web-based initiative”. In BAM2013: Managing to make a difference10 September 2013 - 12 September 2013. Liverpool.

[84].       J. Freeman and X. Zhao. “Real estate valuation: an SEM modelling approach”. In The OR Society: OR55 Annual Conference03 September 2013 - 05 September 2013. Exeter, UK.

[85].       S. Kotcharin, S. Eldridge and J. Freeman. “The relationship between lean supply chain strategy and supplier integration and competitive capabilities in Thailand automotive suppliers” (DSI 2012 Best Application Paper Award). In Decision Sciences Institute 43rd Annual Meeting17 November 2012 - 20 November 2012.

[86].       S. Kotcharin, S. Eldridge and J. Freeman. “Lean supply chain strategy and integration: their impact on product innovation and product quality”. In Academy of Management Meeting 03 August 2012 - 07 August 2012. Boston, Massachusetts.

[87].       S. Kotcharin, S. Eldridge and J. Freeman. “An empirical study of the alignment of lean supply chain strategy based on manufacturer-supplier relationships: evidence from Thailand’s automotive industry”. 2012 VENUE/CONFERENCE - CHECK

[88].       O. Beyan, A. Iqbal, Y. Khan, A. Antoniades, J. Keane, P. Hasapis, C. Georgousopoulos, M. Ioannidi, S. Decker, R. Sahay, “Querying phenotype-genotype associations across multiple knowledge bases using Semantic Web technologies, IEEE 13th Int. Conf. on Bioinformatics & Bioengineering (BIBE) , pp. 1-5, 2013.

[89].       F. Tekiner, J. Keane, “Big Data Framework”, IEEE International Conference on SMC, Manchester UK, 2013.

[90].       A. Dehghan, J. Keane, G. Nenadic, “Challenges in Clinical Named Entity Recognition for Decision Support”, IEEE International Conference on SMC, Manchester UK, 2013.

[91].       M. Muyeba, S. Lewis, Liangxiu Han, J. Keane, “Understanding Low Back Pain Using Fuzzy Association Rule Mining”, IEEE International Conference on SMC, Manchester UK, 2013.

[92].       A. Stetco, X. Zeng, J. Keane, “Fuzzy cluster analysis of financial time series and their volatility assessment”, IEEE International Conference on SMC, Manchester UK, 2013.

[93].       S. Siraj, R. Leonelli, J. Keane, L. Mikhailov, “PriEsT: a tool to estimate priorities from inconsistent judgments”, IEEE International Conference on SMC, Manchester UK, 2013.

[94].       D. Tian, A. Gledson,  A. Antoniades, A. Aristodimou, N. Dimitrios, R. Sahay, Jianxin Pan, S. Stivaros , G. Nenadic, Xiao-jun Zeng, J. Keane, “A Bayesian Association Rule Mining Algorithm”, IEEE International Conference on SMC,  Manchester UK, 2013.

[95].       A. Gledson, R. Mileva, Y. Crow, J. Livingston, G Nenadic, X. Zeng, J. Keane, S. Stivaros, “A decision support system for clinical radiological practice”, CARS2013 - Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 2013.

[96].       N. Zulkurnain, D. Haglin, J. Keane, “DisClose: Discovering Colossal Closed Itemsets via a Memory Efficient Compact Row-Tree Emerging Trends in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining”, PAKDD 2012, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 7769, pp 141-156, 2013.

Books

1. Z. J. Zhou, J. B. Yang, C. H. Hu and D. L. Xu, “Belief Rule Base Expert Systems and Complex System Modelling.” Science Publisher, Beijing, China, 2011, 139 pages, ISBN 978-7-00-000000-0.

Journal articles

1. Y. W. Chen, J. B. Yang, D. L. Xu, D. X. Zhang, S. Acomb, S. H. Poon, “Multi-asset class portfolio optimisation using a belief rule-based system”, European Journal of Operational Research, 2012 (in press).

2. B. Li, H. W. Wang, J. B. Yang and M. Guo, “A belief-rule-based inference method for aggregate production planning under uncertainty”, International Journal of Production Research, 2012 (in press).

3. A. K. Maddulapalli, J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu, “Estimation, modelling and aggregation of missing survey data for prioritizing customer voices”, European Journal of Operations Research, Vol.220, pp.762-776, 2012.

4. G. L. Kong, D. L. Xu, R. Body, J. B. Yang, K. Mackway-Jones and S. Carley, “A belief rule-based decision support system for clinical risk assessment of cardiac chest pain”, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol.219, No.3, pp.564-573, 2012.

5. J. B. Yang, Y. M. Wang, D. L. Xu, K. S. Chin and L. Chatton, “Belief rule-based methodology for mapping consumer preferences and setting product targets”, Expert Systems with Applications, Vol.39, pp.4749-4759, 2012.

6. J. B. Yang, D. L. Xu and S. L. Yang, “Integrated efficiency and trade-off analyses using a DEA-oriented interactive minimax reference point approach”, Computers & Operations Research, Vol.39, pp. 1062-1073, 2012.

7. A. Taroun, J. B. Yang and D. Lowe, “Construction Risk Modeling and Assessment: Insights from a Literature Review”, Journal of the Built and Human Environment Review, Vol.4, No. 1, pp.87-97, 2011.

8. A. Taroun and J. B. Yang, “Dempster-Shafer theory of evidence: potential usage for decision making and risk analysis in construction project management”, Journal of the Built and Human Environment Review, Vol.4, No.1, pp.155-166, 2011.

9. X. S. Si, C. H. Hu, J. B. Yang and Z. J. Zhou, “A new prediction model based on belief rule base for system's behaviour prediction”, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Vol.19, No.4, pp.636-651, 2011.

10.   Y. W. Chen, J. B. Yang, D. L. Xu, Z. J. Zhou and D. W. Tang, “Inference analysis and adaptive training for belief rule based systems”, Expert Systems with Applications, Vol.38, No.10, pp.12845-12860, 2011.

11.   B. Li, H. W. Wang, J. B. Yang, M. Guo and C. Qi, “A belief-rule-based inventory control method under nonstationary and uncertain demand”, Expert Systems with Applications, Vol.38, No.12, pp.14997-15008, 2011.

12.   Z. J. Zhou, C. H. Hu, J. B. Yang, D. L. Xu and D. H. Zhou, “Online updating belief-rule-based systems using the RIMER approach”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part A: Systems and Humans, Vol.41, No.6, pp.1225-1243, 2011.

13.   C. H. Hu, X. S. Si, J. B. Yang and Z. J. Zhou, “Online updating with a probability-based prediction model using expectation maximization algorithm for reliability forecasting”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part A: Systems and Humans, Vol.41, No.6, pp.1268-1277, 2011.

14.   J. B. Yang, D. L. Xu, X. L. Xie and A.K. Maddulapalli, “Multicriteria evidential reasoning decision modelling and analysis – prioritising voices of customer”, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol.62, pp.1638–1654, 2011.

15.   Z. J. Zhou, C. H. Hu, D. L. Xu, J. B. Yang and D. H. Zhou, “Bayesian reasoning approach based recursive algorithm for online updating belief rule based expert system of pipeline leak detection”, Expert Systems with Applications, Vol.38, pp.3937-3943, 2011.

16.   X. S. Si, C. H. Hu, J. B. Yang, Q. Zhang, “On the dynamic evidential reasoning algorithm for fault prediction”, Expert Systems with Applications, Vol.38, No.5, pp.5061-5080, 2011.

17.   D. W. Tang, J. B. Yang, K. S. Chin, Z. S. Y. Wong and X. B. Liu, “A methodology to generate a belief rule base for customer perception risk analysis in new product development”, Expert Systems with Applications, Vol.38, No.5, pp.5373-5383, 2011.

18.   S. L. Yang, Y. Ma, D. L. Xu and J. B. Yang, “Minimizing total completion time on a single machine with a flexible maintenance activity”, Computers & Operations Research, Vol.38, pp.755-770, 2011.

19.   Sarah Braidea, Zewen Cao, Xiaojun Zeng, Volume Discount Pricing Strategy in the VMI Supply Chain with Price Sensitive Demand, Journal of the Operational Research Society, in press, 2012.

20.   Qing Gao, Xiao-Jun Zeng, Gang Feng, Yong Wang, and Jianbin Qiu,, T–S-Fuzzy-Model-Based Approximation and Controller Design for General Nonlinear Systems, IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part B, in press, 2012.

21.   Gang. Leng,Xiao-Jun Zeng, John A. Keane, “An Improved Approach of Self-Organising Fuzzy Neural Network based on  Similarity Measures”, Evolving Systems, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp 19-30, 2012

22.   Di Wang, Xiao-Jun Zeng and John A. Keane “A Simplified Structure Evolving Method for Mamdani Fuzzy Systems and its implementation for High-Dimensional Problems”, Information Sciences, in press,  2012..

23.   Di Wang, Xiao-Jun Zeng and John A. Keane “A Clustering Algorithm for Radial Basis Function Neural Network Initialization”, Neurocomputing, Vol. 77 No. 1, pp. 144-155, 2012.

24.   Di Wang, Xiao-Jun Zeng and John A. Keane, “An Output-Constricted Clustering Approach for the Identification of Fuzzy Systems and Fuzzy Granular Systems”, IEEE Transaction on Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 6, No.6, pp. 1127- 1140, 2011.

25.   Di Wang, A.G. Sutcliffe and Xiao-Jun Zeng, “A Trust-based Multiple-ego social Network Model to Investigate Emotion/happiness Diffusion”, Social Network Analysis and Mining, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 287-299, 2011.

26.   D. Tian, Xiao-Jun. Zeng and J. Keane, “Core-generating Approximate Minimum Entropy Discretization for Rough Set Feature Selection in Pattern Classification” International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, vol. 52, No. 6, pp.863-880, 2011.

27.   D. Tian, Xiao-Jun. Zeng and J. Keane, “Core-generating Discretization for Rough Set Feature Selection”, Transactions on Rough Sets,  Vol. 13, pp. 135-158, 2011.

28.   Johan Bollena, Huina Maoa  and , Xiao-Jun Zeng, “Twitter mood predicts the stock market”, Journal of Computational Science, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-8, 2011.

29.   Siraj S., Mikhailov L., Keane J., A Heuristic Method to Rectify Intransitive Judgments in Pairwise Comparison Matrices, European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 216, No 2, 2012, pp. 420 – 428.

30.    Sraj S., Mikhailov L., Keane J., “Enumerating All Spanning Trees for Pairwise Comparisons”, Computers and Operations Research, vol. 39, No 2, 2012, pp. 191–199.

31.   Mikhailov L., Didehkhani H., Sadi-Nezhad S., “Weighted Prioritization Models in the Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process”, International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making, vol. 10, No 4, 2011, pp.1-14.

32.   Ser-Huang Poon, Ke Chen and Xuefei He, “The Art of Volatility Modelling: A Case Study on DBS”, COSMOS Journal, 2012, National University of Singapore.

33.   Ser-Huang Poon, Sawsan Abbas and Jonathan Tawn, “Hedging the Black Swan: Conditional Heteroskedasticity and Tail Dependence in S&P500 and VIX”, Journal of Banking and Finance, Volume 35, Issue 9, September 2011, Pages 2374-2387.

34.   Gary Graham, Jim Freeman. "Exploring Interaction: Print and Online News Media Synergies." OR Insight 25, no. 3: 1-22. 2012.

35.   Jim Freeman. "Family Power Games and the Quest for Margot’s Identity." Tewkesbury Historical Bulletin 21: 38-41. 2012.

36.   O'Brien, K. S, & Lynott, D. (accepted). Throwing the baby out with the bath water: Teething problems with implicit attitude-behaviour links. Accepted for publication in Addiction, 1-3.

37.   O'Brien, K. S, Ruffmann, T., Miller, P. G., Martens, M. P., & Lynott, D. (in press). Alcohol-related aggression and antisocial behaviour in athletes and sportspeople. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 1-6.

38.   Connell, L., Lynott, D., & Dreyer, F. (2012). A functional role for modality-specific perceptual systems in conceptual representations. PLoS One, 7, e33321, doi:10.1371/journal.pone. 0033321, 1-7.

39.   Connell, L. & Lynott, D. (2011).  Modality switching costs emerge in concept creation as well as retrieval. Cognitive Science, 36, 763-778.

40.   J. Handl, J. Knowles, R. Vernon, S. Lovell and D. Baker, “The dual role of fragments in fragment-assembly methods for protein structure prediction”, Proteins, Vol 80, No 2, pp.490-504, 2011.

41.   J. Handl and J. Knowles, Clustering criteria in multiobjective data clustering, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. To appear. 2012.

Chapters in books

1. J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu, “Introduction to the ER rule for evidence combination”, in Integrated Uncertainty in Knowledge Modelling and decision Making (Edited by Yongchuan Tang, Van-Nam Huynh and Jonathan Lawry), Springer, pp.7-15, 2011 (ISBN978-3-642-24917-4).

2. Ser-Huang Poon and Ke Chen, “Derivative Pricing with Affine Models and Numerical Implementation” in Adrian Bell, Chris Brook and Marcel Prokopczuk edited Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Finance, Wiley, forthcoming 2013.

3. Ser-Huang Poon and Yongwoong Lee, “MCMC nesting Particle Filtering” in Adrian Bell, Chris Brook and Marcel Prokopczuk edited Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Finance, Wiley, forthcoming 2013.

4. Ser-Huang Poon and Sichong Chen, “Modelling International Stock Market Contagion Using Copula and Risk Appetite”, in Robert Kolb ed. “Financial Contagion: The Viral Threat to the Wealth of Nations” Wiley, February 2011, ISBN: 978-0-470-92238-5.

Reports and other outputs

1. James Freeman. 2012. Cultural Diversity and Workplace Dynamics. In OR Society Annual conference (OR54) 03 September 2012 - 06 September 2012. Edinburgh, Scotland.

2. James Freeman (2012) An empirical study of the interaction effects of internal integration and customer integration on flexibility capability and market performance. Suntichai Kotcharin, Steve Eldridge and James Freeman Euroma. Amsterdam, Netherlands 1-5 July 2012.

3. James Freeman (2011) An investigation of moderators of  supply chain collaboration and logistics capabilities Suntichai Kotcharin, James Freeman, Stephen Eldridge. European Logistics Association (ELA) Annual Doctoral Workshop, Schindeleggi, Switzerland 29 June- 2 July 2011.

4. James M. Freeman (2012) Poisson Changepoint Data and Goodness of Fit James M Freeman and Shuming Chen. Contributed papers: Second International Conference on Stochastic Models & Data Analysis (SMDA 2012). Chania,Greece. 8 - 11 June 2012.

5. James Freeman (2012) The relationship between internal and supplier integration: effects on product quality, cost efficiency and market performance. Suntichai Kotcharin, Steve Eldridge and James Freeman. 21st Annual IPSERA Conference, Naples 1-4 April 2012.

6. James Freeman (2012) Investigating the relationships between internal integration and external integration and their impact on combinative competitive capabilities Suntichai Kotcharin, Steve Eldridge and James Freeman. Seventeenth International Working Seminar on Production Economics. Innsbruck, Austria, February 20-24, 2012.

Z. J. Zhou, C. H. Hu, D. L. Xu, J. B. Yang and D. H. Zhou, “Bayesian reasoning approach based recursive algorithm for online updating belief rule based expert system of pipeline leak detection”, Expert Systems with Applications, 2010 (in press).

Z. J. Zhou, C. H. Hu, D. L. Xu, J. B. Yang and D. H. Zhou, “New model for system behaviour prediction based on belief-rule-based systems”, Information Sciences, 2010 (in press).

G. L. Yang, X. X. Li, W. Meng and J. B. Yang, “The study of customer satisfaction survey using evidential reasoning approach with belief intervals”, Journal of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, 2010 (in press, in Chinese).

J. B. Yang, Y. H. Wong, D. L. Xu, X. B. Liu and R. E. Steuer, “Integrated bank performance assessment and management planning using hybrid minimax reference point – DEA approach”, European Journal of Operational Research, 2010 (in press).

J. B. Yang, D. L. Xu, X. L. Xie and A.K. Maddulapalli, “Multicriteria evidential reasoning decision modelling and analysis – prioritising voices of customer”, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2010 (in press).

K. S. Chin, Y. M. Wang, K. K. Poon and J. B. Yang, “Failure mode and effects analysis by data envelopment analysis”, Decision Support Systems, 2010 (in press).

C. H. Hu, X. S. Si and J. B. Yang, “System reliability prediction model based on evidential reasoning algorithm with nonlinear optimization”, Expert Systems with Applications, Vol.37, No.3, pp.2550-2562, 2010.

Z. J. Zhou, C. H. Hu, J. B. Yang, D. L. Xu, M. Y. Chen, and D. H. Zhou, “A sequential learning algorithm for online constructing belief rule based systems”, Expert Systems with Applications, Vol.37, pp.1790–1799, 2010.

Chin, K. S., A. Chan, et al. (2009 in press). "Development of a fuzzy FMEA based product design system”. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Chin, K. S., Y. M. Wang, et al. (2009). "Failure mode and effects analysis using a group-based evidential reasoning approach”. Computers and Operations Research 36: 1768 - 1779.

Chin, K. S., Y. M. Wang, et al. (2009). "An evidential reasoning based approach for Quality Function Deployment under uncertainty”. Expert Systems with Applications 36: 5684-5694.

Chin, K. S., J. B. Yang, et al. (2009). "An evidential reasoning-interval based method for new product design assessment”. IEEE transactions on Engineering Management 56(1): 142-156.

Durbach, I. N. and T. J. Stewart (2009). "Using expected values to simplify decision making under uncertainty”. OMEGA: International Journal of Management Science 37(2): 312-330.

Freeman, J. M. (2009). "Optimal policies for playing variable wager HI-LO”. Journal of Operational Research Society 60(1 ): 79-83.

Geldermann, J., V. Bertsch, et al. (2009). "Multi-criteria Decision Support and Evaluation of Strategies for Environmental Remediation Management”. OMEGA 37: 238-251.

Guo, M., J. B. Yang, et al. (2009 in press). "Evidential reasoning based preference programming for multiple attribute decision analysis under uncertainty”. European Journal of Operational Research

Haglin, D., K. Mayes, et al. (2009 in Press). "Factors affecting the performance of parallel mining of minimal unique item sets on diverse architectures " Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience.

Kalhori, S. R. N. and X. J. Zeng (2009). Predicting the outcome of tuberculosis treatment course in frame of dots  - From Demographic Data to Logistic Regression Model. International Conference on Health Informatics.

Liatsis, P., J. Y. Goulermas, et al. (2009). "A flexible visual inspection system based on neural networks”. International Journal of Systems Science 40(2): 173-186.

Mao, H. N., X. J. Zeng, et al. (2009 in press). "Short and Mid-term Load Forecasting Using A Bilevel Optimization Model”. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.

Monfared, M. A. S. and J. B. Yang (2009 in press). "Design of integrated manufacturing planning, scheduling and control systems: a new framework for automation”. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Syed, S. H. and X. J. Zeng (2009). "Simplified neural network algorithm for function approximation in discrete input spaces”. Neurocomputing 72(4-6): 1078-1083.

Wang, D., X. J. Zeng, et al. (2009 in press). "Intermediate Variable Normalization for Gradient Descent Learning of Hierarchical Fuzzy Systems”. IEEE Transaction on Fuzzy Systems.

Xu, D. L. (2009). "Assessment of Nuclear Waste Repository Options Using the ER Approach”. International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making 8(3).

Yang, J. B., Y. H. Wong, et al. (2009). "Integrating DEA-oriented performance assessment and target setting using interactive MCDA methods”. European Journal of Operational Research 195: 205-222.

Zhang, S. Y., C. Tjortjis, et al. (2009 in press). "Comparing data mining methods with logistic regression in childhood obesity prediction”. Information Systems Frontiers Journal, Special Issue on Knowledge Discovery and Management in Biomedical Information Systems.

Zhang, T. J., G. Feng, et al. (2009 in press). "Output tracking of constrained nonlinear processes with offset-free input-to-state stable fuzzy predictive control”. Automatica.

Augusto, J. C., J. Liu, et al. (2008). "Management of uncertainty and spatio-temporal aspects for monitoring and diagnosis in a smart home”. International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems 1(4): 361-378.

Ayubi, S., M. Muyeba, et al. (2008). An Algorithm to Mine General Association Rules from Tabular Data. 8th International Conference Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL'07), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp 705-717.

Babai, M., A. A. Syntetos, et al. (2008). "Dynamic Re-order Point Inventory Control with Lead-Time Uncertainty: Analysis and Empirical Investigation”. International Journal of Production Research.

Bamiatzi, V., K. Bozos, et al. (2008). "On the Predictability of Firm Performance via Simple Time-Series and Econometric Models: Evidence from U.K. SMEs”. Applied Economics Letters.

Bayley, C. and S. French (2008). "Designing a participatory process for stakeholder involvement in a societal decision”. Group Decision and Negotiation 17(3): 179-193.

Bertsch, V. and S. French (2008). "Sensitivity Analysis Techniques in Multi-Attribute Utility Theory”. Submitted to OR Spectrum.

Cao, X., H. Qiao, et al. (2008). "A Low-Cost Pedestrian Detection System with a Single Optical Camera”. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 9(1): 58-67.

Chin, K. S., D. L. Xu, et al. (2008). "Group-based ER-AHP system for product project screening”. Expert Systems With Applications 35: 1909-1929.

Dahlan, H. and L. Mikhailov (2008). Evolutionary Computing-Based Multiobjective Optimisation Procedure in Analytical Hierarchy Process. Proceedings 5th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications ICITA2008, Cairns, Australia.

El-Tayeh, A., N. Gil, et al. (2008). "A Methodology to Evaluate the Usability of Digital Socialization in ‘Virtual’ Engineering Design”. Research in Engineering Design 19: 29-45.

Fildes, R., K. Nikolopoulos, et al. (2008). "Forecasting and Operational Research “a Review”. Journal of the Operational Research Society 59: 1150-1172.

Freeman, J. (2008). "Halsey’s Remnants”. Tewkesbury Historical Society Bulletin 17: 3-5.

Freeman, J. M. (2008). "The Case for Quality Costing Simulation”. TQM Journal 20(5): 476-487.

Freeman, J. M. (2008). Inference for Binomial Change-point Data . Advances in Data Analysis C. H. Skiadas, Birkhauser: 333-341.

French, S. (2008). Entries on ‘Decision Analysis’ pp 447-451 , ‘Players in a Decision’ pp 1277-1278 and ‘Societal Decision Making’ pp 1640-1642. Encyclopaedia of Quantitative Risk Assessment. B. Everitt and E. Melnick. Chichester, Wiley.

French, S. (2008). "Invited contributions to discussion of several expert judgement studies.  In R.M. Cooke, Ed. (2007) Special Issue: Expert Judgement Studies”. Reliability Engineering and System Safety 93(5): 766-768.

French, S., C. Bayley, et al. (2008). "Web-based Group Decision Support for Crisis Management”. International Journal of Information Systems in Crisis Response and Management 1(1): 41-53.

Gledson, A. and J. A. Keane (2008). Measuring Topic Homogeneity and its Application to Dictionary-based Word Sense Disambiguation. 22nd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (CoLing 2008).

Gledson, A. and J. A. Keane (2008). Using Web-Search Results to Measure Word-Group Similarity 22nd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (CoLing 2008).

Goulermas, J. Y., H. Findlow, et al. (2008). "An instance based algorithm with auxiliary similarity information for the estimation of gait kinematics from wearable sensors”. IEEE Transaction on Neural Networks 19(9): 1574-1582.

Goulermas, J. Y., P. Liatsis, et al. (2008). "Kernel regression networks with local structural information and covariance volume adaptation”. Neurocomputing 72(1-3): 257-261.

Guo, M., J. B. Yang, et al. (2008). The evidential reasoning approach for multi-attribute decision analysis under both fuzzy and interval uncertainty. Interval/Probabilistic Uncertainty and Non-classical Logics. V. N. Huynh, Springer: 129-140.

Janssen, R., M. v. Herwijnen, et al. (2008). "Multiobjective decision support for land use planning”. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 35: 740-756.

Joubert, A. R., R. Janssen, et al. (2008). "Allocating fishing rights in South Africa: A participatory approach”. Fisheries Management and Ecology 15: 27-37.

Kong, G. L., D. L. Xu, et al. (2008). "Clinical Decision Support Systems: A review on knowledge representation and inference under uncertainties”. International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems 1(2): 159-167.

Lee, K. C. and L. Mikhailov (2008). Fuzzy Reasoning Method Based on Voting Techniques for Building Fuzzy Classifiers. IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI2008. Hong Kong.

Lekkas, S. and L. Mikhailov (2008). Breast cancer diagnosis based on evolvable fuzzy classifiers and feature selection. Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge, UK.

Liatsis, P., M. A. Nazarboland, et al. (2008). "Automating the processing of cDNA microarray images”. International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications 5(1/2): 115-144.

Liu, J., L. Martínez, et al. (2008). Linguistic assessment approach for hierarchical safety analysis and synthesis. Intelligent Decision and Policy Making Support Systems. D. Ruan, F. Hardeman, Meer and K. v. der, Springer.

Liu, J., J. B. Yang, et al. (2008). "Self-tuning of fuzzy belief rule bases for engineering system safety analysis”. Annals of Operations Research 163(1): 143-168.

Manning, A., D. Haglin, et al. (2008). "A recursive search algorithm for statistical disclosure assessment”. Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery 16(2): 165-196.

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Proudlove, N. C., S. Black and A. Fletcher (2007). "OR and the challenge to improve the NHS: modelling for insight and improvement in inpatient flows." Journal of the Operational Research Society (Special Issue on Healthcare OR) 58(2): 145-158.

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Carter, E. and S. French (2006). "Are current processes for nuclear emergency management in Europe adequate?" Journal of Radiation Protection 26(405-414).

Cegarra-Navarro, J. G. and F. W. Dewhurst (2006). "Linking shared organisational context and relational capital through unlearning: An initial empirical investigation in SMEs." The Learning Organisation 13(1): 49-62.

Fildes, R. and K. Nikolopoulos (2006). "Spyros Makridakis: An Interview with the International Journal of Forecasting." International Journal of Forecasting 22(3): 625-636.

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Pritchard, M. C., K. D. Barber and F. W. Dewhurst (2006). "Cost Allocation for Business Simulation Models: A new approach." Proceedings I. Mech. E. Part B, Manufacturing 220(5).

Proudlove, N. C. and R. Boaden (2006). "Information systems for supporting operational management of hospital beds in the NHS." International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management 7(6): 474-491.

Sanchez-Rodriguez, C., F. W. Dewhurst and A. R. Martinez-Lorente (2006). "IT use in supporting TQM initiatives: an empirical investigation." International Journal of Operations and Production Management 26(5): 486-504.

Shepherd, R., G. Barker, S. French, A. Hart, J. Maule and A. Cassidy (2006). "Managing Food Chain Risks: Integrating Technical and Stakeholder Perspectives on Uncertainty." Journal of Agricultural Economics 57(2): 313-327.

Wang, Y. M., J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu (2006). "Environmental Impact Assessment Using the Evidential Reasoning Approach." European Journal of Operational Research 174(3): 1885-1913.

Wang, Y. M., J. B. Yang and D. L. Xu (2006). "The evidential reasoning approach for multiple attribute decision analysis using interval belief degrees." European Journal of Operational Research 175(1): 35-66.

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Bedford, T., S. French and E. Atherton (2005). "Supporting ALARP decision-making by Cost Benefit Analysis and Multi-Attribute Utility Theory." Journal of Risk Research 8: 207-223.

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French, S. and J. Geldermann (2005). "The varied contexts of environmental decision problems and their implications for decision support." Environmental Science and Policy 8: 378-391.

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Papamichail, K. N. and I. Robertson (2005). "Integrating Decision Making and Regulation in the Management Control Process." Omega 33(4): 319-332.

Petropoulos, C., A. Patelis, K. Nikolopoulos and V. Assimakopoulos (2005). "A technical analysis approach to tourism demand forecasting." Journal of Applied Economics Letters 12(6): 327-333.

Proudlove, N. C. and R. Boaden (2005). "Using operational information and information systems to improve inpatient flow in hospitals." Journal of Health Organization and Management 19(6): 466-477.

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Stewart, T. J. (2005). Dealing with uncertainties in MCDA, chapter 11. Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis - State of the Art Annotated Surveys. J. Figueira, S. Greco and M. Ehrgott, Springer, New York. 76: 445-470.

Stewart., T. J. (2005). "Goal programming and cognitive biases in decision making." Journal of the Operational Research Society 56: 1166-1175.

Wang, H., J. Efstathiou and J. B. Yang (2005). "Entropy-based complexity measures for dynamic decision processes." Dynamics of Continuous Discrete and Impulsive Systems-Series B-Applications & Algorithms 12(5-6): 829-848.

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Belton, V. and T. J. Stewart (2004). Multicriteria decision analysis. Decision Analysis for Reliability Assessment, chapter 3. I. T. Bedford, P. Christensen and H. Procaccia, Det Norske Veritas AS, Høvik, Norway: 33-53.

Buniyamin, N. and K. D. Barber (2004). "The Intranet, A Platform for Knowledge Management Systems Based on Knowledge Mapping." International Journal of Technology Management 28(7/8): 729 - 746.

Deng, M. R., W. X. Xu and J. B. Yang (2004). "Estimating the attribute weights through evidential reasoning and mathematical programming." International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making 3(3): 419-428.

Dewhurst, F. W. and J. G. Cegarra-Navarro (2004). "External communities of practice and relational capital." The Learning Organisation 11(4): 323-331.

Drinkwater, P. M., C. M. Adeline, S. French, K. N. Papamichail and T. Rickards (2004). "Adopting a Web-Based Collaborative Tool to Support The Manchester Method Approach to Learning." Electronic Journal of e-Learning 2(1): 61-68.

Eleyan, A., L. Mikhailov and L. Zhao (2004). "Quality-of-Service Support in Web Services Architecture. Revue Ingénierie des Systèmes d'Information (ISI)." Special Issue on Information Systems Quality, J. Akoka and I. Comyn-Wattiau (eds.), HERMES Science Publications 9( 5-6): 185-205.

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Goodison, H., B. Brunn, K. D. Barber and J. Boran (2004). "Enhancing the Quality of Doctoral Theses ." British Journal of Engineering Education 4(1): 3-10.

Kelly, G. N., R. Jones, M. J. Crick, W. Weiss, M. Morrey, J. Lochard and S. French (2004). "Summary and Conclusions: Capabilities and Challenges." Radiation Protection Dosimetry 109: 155-164.

Li, D. F. and J. B. Yang (2004). "Fuzzy linear programming technique for multiattribute group decision making in fuzzy environments." Information Sciences 158: 263-275.

Liu, J., J. B. Yang, J. Wang, H. S. Sii and Y. M. Wang (2004). "Fuzzy rule-based evidential reasoning approach for safety analysis." International Journal of General Systems 33(2-3): 183-204.

Liu, D. and T. J. Stewart (2004). "Integrated object-oriented framework for MCDM and DSS modelling." Decision Support Systems 38: 421-434.

Liu, D. and T. J. Stewart (2004). "Object-oriented decision support system modelling for multicriteria decision making in natural resource management." Computers and Operations Research 31: 985-999.

Maris, K., G. Pantou, K. Nikolopoulos, E. Pagourtzi and V. Assimakopoulos (2004). "A study of financial volatility forecasting techniques in the FTSE/ASE 20 index." Journal of Applied Economics Letters 11(7): 453-457.

Martínez-Lorente, A. R., C. Sanchez-Rodriguez and F. W. Dewhurst (2004). "The Effect of Information Technologies on TQM: An Initial Analysis." International Journal of Production Economics 89(1): 77-93.

Mikhailov, L. and P. Tzvetinov (2004). "Evaluation of Services Using a Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process." Applied Soft Computing 5: 23-33.

Mikhailov, L. (2004). "A Fuzzy Approach to Deriving Priorities from Interval Pairwise Comparison Judgements." European Journal of Operational Research 159(3): 687-704.

Mikhailov, L. (2004). "Group Prioritisation in the AHP by Fuzzy Preference Programming Method." Computers and Operations Research 31(2): 293-301.

Monfared, M. A. S. and J. B. Yang (2004). "Design of an intelligent manufacturing scheduling and control system using fuzzy logic: sensitivity analysis and parameter optimisation." International Journal of Fuzzy and Intelligent Systems 15(2): 89-104.

Munive-Hernandez, E. J., M. C. Pritchard, F. W. Dewhurst and K. D. Barber (2004). "Modelling the Strategy Management Process: an initial BPM approach." Business Process Management Journal 10(6): 691 - 711.

Niculae, C., S. French and E. Carter (2004). "Emergency Management: Does it have a sufficiently comprehensive understanding of decision-making, process and context?" Radiation Protection Dosimetry 109: 97-100.

Papamichail, K. N. and I. Robertson (2004). "A Process Support System to Coordinate Societal Decision Processes." Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3183: 566-567.

Rickards, T. and S. French (2004). "The Google Paradox: more information, less perspective." European Business Forum(16): 86-87.

Sii, H. S., J. Wang, I. Jenkinson, J. B. Yang and L. Liu (2004). "A design-decision support framework for evaluation of design options/proposals using a fuzzy-logic-based composite structure methodology." Journal of Engineering Design 15(5): 493-514.

Sii, H. S., J. Wang, J. B. Yang and J. Liu (2004). "Use of fuzzy logic approaches to safety assessment in maritime engineering applications." Journal of Marine Engineering & Technology (IMarEST) (Given 2003/2004 IMarEST Denny Medal by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology)(A5): 45-58.

Stewart, T. J., R. Janssen and M. v. Herwijnen (2004). "A genetic algorithm approach to multiobjective land use planning." Computers and Operations Research 32: 2293-2313.

Wang, J., H. S. Sii, J. B. Yang, A. Pillay, D. Yu, J. Liu, E. Maistralis and A. Saajedi (2004). "Use of advances in technology for maritime risk assessment." Risk Analysis 24(4): 1041-1063.

Aerts, C. J. H., E. Eisinger, G. B. M. Heuvelink and T. J. Stewart (2003). "Using linear integer programming for multi site land use allocation." Geographical Analysis 35: 148-169.

Aerts, C. J. H., M. v. Herwijnen and T. J. Stewart (2003). Using simulated annealing and spatial goal programming for solving a multi site land use allocation problem. Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization. C. M. Fonseca, P. J. Fleming, E. Zitzler, K. Deb and L. Thiele, Springer Berlin. 2632: 448-463.

Barber, K. D., F. W. Dewhurst, B. Burns and J. Rogers (2003). "Business Process Modelling and Simulation for Manufacturing Management: A practical way forward." Business Process Management Journal 9(4): 527 - 542.

Dewhurst, F. W., A. R. Martínez-Lorente and C. Sanchez-Rodriguez (2003). "An initial assessment of the influence of IT on TQM: a multiple case study." International Journal of Operations and Production Management 23(4): 348-374.

Durbach, I. and T. J. Stewart (2003). "Integrating scenario planning and goal programming." Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis 12: 261-271.

French, S. (2003). "Modelling, making  inferences and making decisions: the roles of sensitivity analysis." TOP 11: 229-252.

Joubert, A., T. J. Stewart and R. Eberhard (2003). "Evaluation of water supply augmentation and water demand management options for the City of Cape Town." Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis 12: 17-25.

Li, M. and J. B. Yang (2003). "A decision model for self-assessment of business process based on the EFQM excellence model." International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management (Given 2004 Outstanding Paper Award by the Emerald Literati Club). 20(2&3): 163-187.

Mikhailov, L. (2003). "Deriving Priorities from Fuzzy Pairwise Comparison Judgements." Fuzzy Sets and Systems 134(3): 365-385.

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