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PUBLICATIONS

The following brief list of publications is a representative sample of my research interests and contributions.

Dynamic Programming

Theoretical

Esogbue, A. O. and Marks, Barry, "The Status of Non-Serial Dynamic Programming,"
Management Science (Theory), November l972.

Esogbue, A. O. and Morin, T. L., "A Useful Theorem in the Dynamic Programming Solution of
Sequencing and Scheduling Problems Occurring in Capital Expenditure Planning," Water
Resources Research, Vol. l0, No. l, February, l974.

Esogbue, A. O. and Morin, T. L., "Imbedded State Space Approach to Reduction of
Dimensionality in Dynamic Programming of Higher Dimensions," Journal of Mathematical
Analysis and Applications, Vol. 48, No. 3, December l974.

Esogbue, A. O. and Lee, C., "Optimal Procedures for Dynamic Programs with Complex Loop
Structures," Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Vol. 119, No. l/2, October
l986.

Esogbue, A. O., "Dynamic Programming, Fuzzy Sets and the Modelling of R & D Management
Control Systems," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Vol. SMC-l3, No. l,
Jan./Feb., l983.

Computational

Esogbue, A. O. and Morin, T. L., "Some Efficient Dynamic Programming Algorithms for the
Optimal Sequencing and Scheduling of Water Supply Projects," Water Resources Research, Vol.
7, No. 3, June 1971.

Esogbue, A. O. and Ahn, C. W., "Computational Experiments with a Class of Dynamic
Programming Algorithms of Higher Dimensions," Journal of Computers and Mathematics with
Applications, Vol. l9, No. 11, l989.

Esogbue, A. O., "Computational Aspects and Applications of a Branch and Bound Algorithm for
Fuzzy Multistage Decision Processes," Journal of Computers and Mathematics with
Applications, Special Issue, l990, Vol. 21, No. 11-12, pp. 117-128, 199l.

Serial/Nonserial

Esogbue, A. O. and Marks, B., "Dynamic Programming Models of the Nonserial Critical
Path-Cost Problem," Management Science, Vol. 24, No. 2, l977.

Esogbue, A. O. and Warsi, N., "A High Level Computing Algorithm for Diverging and Converging
Branch Nonserial Dynamic Programming Systems," International Journal of Computers and
Mathematics with Applications, Vol. l2A, No. 6, June l986.

Esogbue, A. O. and Warsi, N.A., "A High Level Dynamic Programming Algorithm for Processing
Nonserial Looped Systems," International Journal of Computers and Mathematics with
Applications, Vol. l6, No. l0/11, l988.

Esogbue, A. O. and Lee, C. Y., "Optimal Analysis of Large Complex Water Resources
Conveyance Systems Via Nonserial Dynamic Programming," International Journal of
Computers and Mathematics with Applications, Vol. l6, No. l0/11, l988.

Lee C. Y. and A. O. Esogbue, "Determination of the Best Main Serial Chain in Nonserial Dynamic
Programming Networks", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 67, pp. 248-258,
1993.

Applications

Esogbue, A. O., Hall, W. A. and Butcher, W. S., "Optimization of the Operations of a
Multi-Purpose Reservoir by Dynamic Programming," Water Resources Research, Vol. 4, No. 3,
June l968.

Esogbue, A. O., "Dynamic Programming and Optimal Control of Variable Multi-Channel
Stochastic Service Systems with Applications," Mathematical Biosciences, Vol. 5, No. l/2,
August l969.

Esogbue, A. O. and Corwin, B.D., "Two Machine Shop Scheduling Problems with Sequence
Dependent Set Up Times: A Dynamic Programming Approach," Naval Research Logistics
Quarterly, Vol. 2l, No. 3, September l974.

Fuzzy Dynamic Programming

Liu. B and A. O. Esogbue, "Fuzzy Criterion Set and Fuzzy Criterion Dynamic Programming", Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Vol. 199, No. 1, pp. 293-311, 1996.

Esogbue, A. O. and Bellman, R. E., "Fuzzy Dynamic Programming and Its Extensions," Fuzzy Sets and Decision Analysis, TIMS Studies in Management Science, North Holland Publishing Co., Vol. 20, March l984.

Esogbue, A. O., "Optimal Clustering of Fuzzy Data Via Fuzzy Dynamic Programming," International
Journal of Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Vol. l8, No. 3, April l986.

Esogbue A. O. and Kacprzyk J., "Fuzzy Dynamic Programming: A Survey of Main Developments and Applications", Archives of Control Sciences, Vol. 5 (XLI), No. 1-2, pp. 39-59, 1996.

Liu. B and A. O. Esogbue, "Fuzzy Criterion Set and Fuzzy Criterion Dynamic Programming", Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Vol. 199, No. 1, pp. 293-311, 1996.

Esogbue, A.O. and Liu, B. "On Stochastic Multistage Decision Making Under Fuzzy Criteria".
Proceedings of FUZZY ‘97: The International Conference on Fuzzy Logic and Applications,
Zichron Yachov, Israel , May 18-21, 1997, pp. 307-315.

Esogbue, A.O. and Liu, B. "Fuzzy Criterion Dynamic Programming and Optimal Control of
Multi-Dimensional Open Inventory Networks". Proceedings of FUZZ-IEEE‘97: The Sixth
International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Barcelona, Spain, July 1-5, 1997, pp. 755-760.

Fuzzy Sets--Modeling of Socio-Technical Systems

Esogbue, A. O. and Hearnes, W. E., "On Replacement Models Via A Fuzzy Set Theoretic Framework", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. 28, Part C, No.4, 1998, pp. 549-560. (***First Winner of 1999 Andrew P. Sage Best Paper of the Year Award, IEEE-SMC***)

Esogbue, A. O. and Ahipo, Z., "A Fuzzy Sets Model for Measuring the Effectiveness of Public
Participation in Water Resources Planning," Water Resources Bulletin, Vol. l8, No. 3, l982.

Esogbue, A. O., "Using Fuzzy Sets and Hierarchical Models in Non Point Source Water Quality
Management," in Proceedings of IFAC 9th World Congress, Vol. l4, Budapest, Hungary, l984.

Esogbue, A. O., Theologidu, Maria and Guo, Kejiao, "On the Application of Fuzzy Sets Theory to the Optimal Flood Control Problem Arising in Water Resources Systems," Journal of Fuzzy Sets and
Systems, Special Issue on Operations Research, Vol. 49, No. 1, 1992.

Esogbue, A. O., "Fuzzy Sets Modeling and Optimization for Disaster Control Systems Planning" Journal of Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Vol. 81, No. 1, pp. 169-183, 1996.

Esogbue, A. O. and Song, Q. "On the Decomposition Problem of Fuzzy Sets" Journal of Fuzzy Sets
and Systems, Vol. 98, No. 1, pp. 57-66, 1998.

Esogbue, A. O. and Hearnes, W. E. "On Replacement Models Via A Fuzzy Set Theoretic Framework", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. 28, Part C, No. 4, November 1998.

Intelligent Control: Theory and Applications

Esogbue, A. O. and Hearnes, W. E, "A Learning Algorithm for the Control of Continuous Action-Set Point Regulator Systems", Journal of Computational Mathematics and Applications, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1999, pp.121-145.

Esogbue, A. O., "Neuro-Fuzzy Adaptive Control: Structure, Algorithms and Performance", Applied Mathematical Reviews, Volume 1, 2000, pp. 175-204.

Esogbue, A. O., Qiang Song, and Warren E. Hearnes II, "Defuzzification Filters and Applications to Power Systems Stabilization Problems", Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Vol. 251, No. 2, Nov. 2000.

Esogbue, A. O. and Murrell, J. A., "A Fuzzy Adaptive Controller Using Reinforcement Learning Neural Networks," Proceedings of 2nd IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, San Francisco, CA, March 28 - April 1, 1993.

Esogbue, A. O. and Murrell, J.A., "Optimization of A Fuzzy Adaptive Network For Control
Applications", Proc. Fifth IFSA (International Fuzzy Systems Association) World Congress, Seoul,
Korea, July, 1993, pp. 1346-1349.

Esogbue, A. O. and James A. Murrell, "Advances in Fuzzy Adaptive Control", Journal of Computers
and Mathematics with Applications, Vol. 27, No. 9/10, pp. 29-35, 1994.

Esogbue, A. O., Song, Q. and Hearnes, W.E., "Applications of a Self-Learning Fuzzy-Neuro Controller to the Power System Stabilization Problem," Proceedings of World Congress on Neural Networks, July 17-21, 1995, Washington, D.C., vol. II, pp. 699-702.

Esogbue, A.O., Hearnes, W.E. and Song, Q. "A Reinforcement Learning Fuzzy Controller for Set-Point Regulator Problems". Proceedings of the IEEE 5th International Fuzzy Systems Conference, New Orleans, LA, September 8-11, 1996, pp. 2136-2142.

Esogbue, A. O., "Aspects of the Optimal Design For Operation of Intelligent Manufacturing Control
Systems", Proceedings of the Fourth Africa-USA International Conference on Manufacturing
Technology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 11-15, 1997, pp. 120-129.

Esogbue, A. O. and Hearnes, W. E, "Towards Intelligent Control of Complex Manufacturing Systems", Invited Lead Sessional Paper, Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Orlando, Florida, October 12-15, 1997, pp. 2897-2902.

Esogbue, A. O. and Hearnes, W. E, "Approximate Policy Improvement for Continuous Action Set-Point Regulation Problems", Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE World Congress on Computational
Intelligence, Anchorage, Alaska , May 4-9, 1998, pp. ???.

Health Care

Esogbue, A. O. and Singh, A. J., "A Stochastic Model for an Optimal Priority Bed Distribution Problem in a Hospital Ward," Operations Research, Vol. 24, No. 5, l976.

Esogbue, A. O. and Elder, R. C., "Fuzzy Sets and the Modelling of Physician Decision Processes - Part I: The Initial Interview - Information Gathering Session," International Journal of Fuzzy Sets and
Systems, Vol. 2, No. 4, l979.

Esogbue, A. O. and Elder, R. C., "Fuzzy Sets and the Modelling of Physician Decision Processes-Part II: Fuzzy Diagnosis Decision Models," International Journal of Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Vol. 3, No. l, l980.

Esogbue, A. O., "A Fuzzy Dynamic Programming Model of Intra-Operative Anesthesia Administration," in Management Decision Support Systems Using Fuzzy Sets and Possibility Theory, pp. l55-161, (J. Kacprzyk and R. Yager, Editors) ISR Series, Verlag TUV Rheinland, Cologne, l985.

Esogbue, A. O., "Fuzzy Dynamic Programming, Fuzzy Adaptive Control, and the General Medical
Diagnosis Problem", Proc. of the International Workshop on Intelligent Systems and Innovative
Computations -the 6th Bellman Continuum, Tokyo, Japan, August 1-2, 1994, pp. 94-103.

Books and Parts of Books

Esogbue, A. O., P. Morse, I. Adelman, B. Bell, D. Hertz, W. Krebs, P. Rogers and D. Sarma, Systems Analysis and Operations Research: A Tool for Program Planning in Developing Countries, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., l976.

Esogbue, A. O., Bellman, R. E. and Nabeshima, I., Mathematical Aspects of Scheduling and
Applications, Pergamon Press, Oxford, England, Nov. l982.

Esogbue, A. O., "Fuzzy Dynamic Programming with Stochastic Systems," in Combining Fuzzy
Imprecision with Stochastic Uncertainty in Decision Making, (M. Fedrizzi and J. Kacprzyk, Editors),
Springer-Verlag, Rheinhold, Cologne, l988.

Esogbue, A. O., Dynamic Programming for Optimal Water Resources Systems Analysis, (Author and Editor), Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, l989.

Liu, B. and Esogbue, A.O. Decision Criteria and Inventory Processes, Book Manuscript. First Draft
Completed in 1997, Under Revision and Extension.

Esogbue, A. O., and Kacpryzk, J. "Fuzzy Dynamic Programming", Handbook of Fuzzy Sets, Vol. 5
Methodology 3, Operations Research and Statistics, (Slowinski, R., ed), Chapter 9, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998.

Esogbue, A. O. and Hearnes, W.E. "Maintenance and Replacement Models Under a Fuzzy
Framework", Handbook of Fuzzy Sets, Vol. 5 Methodology 3, Operations Research and Statistics,
(Slowinski, R.,ed), Chapter 13, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998.

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