## Book Chapters

Chakrabortty RK; Sarker; Essam, 2017, 'Resource Constrained Multi-project Scheduling: A Priority Rule Based Evolutionary Local Search Approach', in *Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems*, edn. Proceedings in Adaptation, Learning and Optimization, vol 8., Springer, Canberra, Australia, pp. 75 - 86, 10.1007/978-3-319-49049-6_6

Bui LT; Essam D; Abbass HA, 2010, 'The Role of Explicit Niching and Communication Messages in Distributed Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization', in DeVega FF; CantuPaz E (ed.), *PARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE*, edn. Studies in Computational Intelligence, SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN, pp. 181 - 206

Hasan SMK; Sarker R; Essam D; Cornforth D, 2009, 'A Genetic Algorithm with Priority Rules for Solving Job-Shop Scheduling Problems', in Chiong R; Dhakal S (ed.), *NATURAL INTELLIGENCE FOR SCHEDULING, PLANNING AND PACKING PROBLEMS*, edn. Studies in Computational Intelligence, SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN, pp. 55 - 88

Abbass HA; Essam D, 2006, 'Chapter I: All Hazards Analysis: A Complexity Perspective', in Abbass H; Essam D (ed.), *Applications of Information Systems to Homeland Security and Defense*, edn. Original, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey PA, USA: London, UK, pp. 1 - 16

Bui LT; Abbass HA; Essam D, 2005, 'Cooperative Coevolution of Genotype-Phenotype Mappings to Solve Epistatic Optimization Problems', in Abbass HA; Bossmaier T; Wiles J (ed.), *Recent Advances in Artificial Life - Advances in Natural Computation - Vol. 3*, edn. Original, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, pp. 29 - 42, 10.1142/9789812701497_0003

Essam D; Abbass HA, 2005, 'All hazards analysis: A complexity perspective', in *Applications of Information Systems to Homeland Security and Defense*, pp. 1 - 16, 10.4018/978-1-59140-640-2.ch001

Mckay RI; Essam D; Nguyen XH, 2004, 'Finding Trigonometric Identities with Tree Adjunct Grammar Guided Genetic Programming', in Abraham A; Jain LC; van Der Zwaag BJ (ed.), *Innovations in Intelligent Systems*, edn. Original, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, pp. 221 - 234

## Journal articles

Chakrabortty RK; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2018, 'Single mode resource constrained project scheduling with unreliable resources', *Operational Research*, pp. 1 - 35, 10.1007/s12351-018-0380-7

Rahman HF; Sarker R; Essam D, 2017, 'A genetic algorithm for permutation flowshop scheduling under practical make-to-order production system', *Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing: AIEDAM*, vol. 31, pp. 87 - 103, 10.1017/S0890060416000196

Samavati M; Essam D; Nehring M; Sarker R, 2017, 'A local branching heuristic for the open pit mine production scheduling problem', *European Journal of Operational Research*, vol. 257, pp. 261 - 271, 10.1016/j.ejor.2016.07.004

Paul SK; Sarker R; Essam D, 2017, 'A quantitative model for disruption mitigation in a supply chain', *European Journal of Operational Research*, vol. 257, pp. 881 - 895, 10.1016/j.ejor.2016.08.035

Chakrabortty RK; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2017, 'Resource constrained project scheduling with uncertain activity durations', *Computers and Industrial Engineering*, vol. 112, pp. 537 - 550, 10.1016/j.cie.2016.12.040

AbdAllah AMFM; Essam DL; Sarker RA, 2017, 'On solving periodic re-optimization dynamic vehicle routing problems', *Applied Soft Computing Journal*, vol. 55, pp. 1 - 12, 10.1016/j.asoc.2017.01.047

Samavati M; Essam D; Nehring M; Sarker R, 2017, 'A methodology for the large-scale multi-period precedence-constrained knapsack problem: an application in the mining industry', *International Journal of Production Economics*, vol. 193, pp. 12 - 20, 10.1016/j.ijpe.2017.06.025

Sallam KM; Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2017, 'Landscape-based adaptive operator selection mechanism for differential evolution', *Information Sciences*, vol. 418-419, pp. 383 - 404, 10.1016/j.ins.2017.08.028

Sallam KM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2017, 'Reduced search space mechanism for solving constrained optimization problems', *Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence*, vol. 65, pp. 147 - 158, 10.1016/j.engappai.2017.07.018

Samavati M; Essam D; Nehring M; Sarker R, 2017, 'A new methodology for the open-pit mine production scheduling problem', *Omega (United Kingdom)*, 10.1016/j.omega.2017.10.008

Sarker R; Essam D; Hasan SMK; Karim ANM, 2016, 'Managing risk in production scheduling under uncertain disruption', *Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing: AIEDAM*, vol. 30, pp. 289 - 299, 10.1017/S0890060415000323

Paul SK; Sarker R; Essam D, 2016, 'Managing risk and disruption in production-inventory and supply chain systems: A review', *Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization*, vol. 12, pp. 1009 - 1029, 10.3934/jimo.2016.12.1009

Chakrabortty RK; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2016, 'Multi-mode resource constrained project scheduling under resource disruptions', *Computers and Chemical Engineering*, vol. 88, pp. 13 - 29, 10.1016/j.compchemeng.2016.01.004

Hamza NM; Essam DL; Sarker RA, 2016, 'Constraint Consensus Mutation-Based Differential Evolution for Constrained Optimization', *IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 20, pp. 447 - 459, 10.1109/TEVC.2015.2477402

Hishamuddin H; Sarker R; Essam D, 2016, 'An inventory recovery model for an economic lot sizing problem with disruption', *Jurnal Teknologi*, vol. 78, pp. 143 - 148, 10.11113/jt.v78.9162

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2015, 'Training and testing a self-adaptive multi-operator evolutionary algorithm for constrained optimization', *Applied Soft Computing Journal*, vol. 26, pp. 515 - 522, 10.1016/j.asoc.2014.10.011

Paul SK; Sarker R; Essam D, 2015, 'A disruption recovery plan in a three-stage production-inventory system', *Computers and Operations Research*, vol. 57, pp. 60 - 72, 10.1016/j.cor.2014.12.003

Sayed E; Essam D; Sarker R; Elsayed S, 2015, 'Decomposition-based evolutionary algorithm for large scale constrained problems', *Information Sciences*, vol. 316, pp. 457 - 486, 10.1016/j.ins.2014.10.035

Chakrabortty RK; Hasin MAA; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2015, 'A possibilistic environment based particle swarm optimization for aggregate production planning', *Computers and Industrial Engineering*, vol. 88, pp. 366 - 377, 10.1016/j.cie.2015.07.021

Rahman HF; Sarker R; Essam D, 2015, 'A real-time order acceptance and scheduling approach for permutation flow shop problems', *European Journal of Operational Research*, vol. 247, pp. 488 - 503, 10.1016/j.ejor.2015.06.018

Paul SK; Sarker R; Essam D, 2015, 'Managing disruption in an imperfect production-inventory system', *Computers and Industrial Engineering*, vol. 84, pp. 101 - 112, 10.1016/j.cie.2014.09.013

Rahman HF; Sarker R; Essam D, 2015, 'A genetic algorithm for permutation flow shop scheduling under make to stock production system', *Computers and Industrial Engineering*, vol. 90, pp. 12 - 24, 10.1016/j.cie.2015.08.006

Hishamuddin H; Sarker R; Essam D, 2015, 'A recovery model for a supply chain system with multiple suppliers subject to supply disruption', *Journal of Engineering Science and Technology*, vol. 10, pp. 89 - 101

Elsayed S; Sarker R; Essam D, 2015, 'Survey of Uses of Evolutionary Computation Algorithms and Swarm Intelligence for Network Intrusion Detection', *International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Applications*, vol. 14, 10.1142/S146902681550025X

Hishamuddin H; Sarker RA; Essam D, 2014, 'A recovery mechanism for a two echelon supply chain system under supply disruption', *Economic Modelling*, vol. 38, pp. 555 - 563, 10.1016/j.econmod.2014.02.004

Paul SK; Sarker R; Essam D, 2014, 'Real time disruption management for a two-stage batch production-inventory system with reliability considerations', *European Journal of Operational Research*, vol. 237, pp. 113 - 128, 10.1016/j.ejor.2014.02.005

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2014, 'A self-adaptive combined strategies algorithm for constrained optimization using differential evolution', *Applied Mathematics and Computation*, vol. 241, pp. 267 - 282, 10.1016/j.amc.2014.05.018

Hamza NM; Sarker RA; Essam DL; Deb K; Elsayed SM, 2014, 'A constraint consensus memetic algorithm for solving constrained optimization problems', *Engineering Optimization*, vol. 46, pp. 1447 - 1464, 10.1080/0305215X.2013.846336

Paul SK; Azeem A; Sarker R; Essam D, 2014, 'Development of a production inventory model with uncertainty and reliability considerations', *Optimization and Engineering*, vol. 15, pp. 697 - 720, 10.1007/s11081-013-9218-6

Chakrabortty RK; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2014, 'Event based approaches for solving multi-mode resource constraints project scheduling problem', *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, vol. 8838, pp. 375 - 386

Paul SK; Sarker R; Essam D, 2014, 'Managing real-time demand fluctuation under a supplier-retailer coordinated system', *International Journal of Production Economics*, vol. 158, pp. 231 - 243, 10.1016/j.ijpe.2014.08.007

Abdallah AFM; Essam DL; Sarker RA, 2014, 'Solving dynamic optimisation problem with variable dimensions', *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, vol. 8886, pp. 1 - 12

Rahman HF; Sarker R; Essam D, 2014, 'A real-time order acceptance and scheduling approach for permutation flow shop problems', *European Journal of Operational Research*, 10.1016/j.ejor.2015.06.018

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2013, 'Self-adaptive differential evolution incorporating a heuristic mixing of operators', *Computational Optimization and Applications*, vol. 54, pp. 771 - 790, 10.1007/s10589-012-9493-8

Hishamuddin H; Sarker RA; Essam D, 2013, 'A recovery model for a two-echelon serial supply chain with consideration of transportation disruption', *Computers and Industrial Engineering*, vol. 64, pp. 552 - 561, 10.1016/j.cie.2012.11.012

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2013, 'An improved self-adaptive differential evolution algorithm for optimization problems', *IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics*, vol. 9, pp. 89 - 99, 10.1109/TII.2012.2198658

Sarker R; Omar M; Kamrul Hasan SM; Essam D, 2013, 'Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithm for job scheduling under machine maintenance', *Applied Soft Computing Journal*, vol. 13, pp. 1440 - 1447, 10.1016/j.asoc.2012.04.032

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2013, 'Adaptive Configuration of evolutionary algorithms for constrained optimization', *Applied Mathematics and Computation*, vol. 222, pp. 680 - 711, 10.1016/j.amc.2013.07.068

Paul SK; Sarker R; Essam D, 2013, 'A disruption recovery model in a production-inventory system with demand uncertainty and process reliability', *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, vol. 8104 LNCS, pp. 511 - 522, 10.1007/978-3-642-40925-7_47

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2013, 'A new genetic algorithm for solving optimization problems', *Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence*, 10.1016/j.engappai.2013.09.013

Hamza NM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2013, 'Differential evolution with multi-constraint consensus methods for constrained optimization', *Journal of Global Optimization*, vol. 57, pp. 583 - 611, 10.1007/s10898-012-9987-z

Sayed E; Essam D; Sarker R, 2012, 'Using hybrid dependency identification with a memetic algorithm for large scale optimization problems', *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, vol. 7673 LNCS, pp. 168 - 177, 10.1007/978-3-642-34859-4_17

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2012, 'The influence of the number of initial feasible solutions on the performance of an evolutionary optimization algorithm', *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, vol. 7673 LNCS, pp. 1 - 11, 10.1007/978-3-642-34859-4_1

Hishamuddin H; Sarker RA; Essam D, 2012, 'A disruption recovery model for a single stage production-inventory system', *European Journal of Operational Research*, vol. 222, pp. 464 - 473, 10.1016/j.ejor.2012.05.033

Naznin F; Sarker R; Essam D, 2012, 'Progressive alignment method using genetic algorithm for multiple sequence alignment', *IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 16, pp. 615 - 631, 10.1109/TEVC.2011.2162849

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2012, 'On an evolutionary approach for constrained optimization problem solving', *Applied Soft Computing Journal*, vol. 12, pp. 3208 - 3227, 10.1016/j.asoc.2012.05.013

Hasan E; Essam D; Sarker R, 2011, 'Large Scale Optimization based on self-directed Local Search', *ASOR Bulletin*, vol. 30, pp. 11 - 20

Ursani Z; Essam D; Cornforth D; Stocker R, 2011, 'Localized genetic algorithm for vehicle routing problem with time windows', *Applied Soft Computing Journal*, vol. 11, pp. 5375 - 5390, 10.1016/j.asoc.2011.05.021

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2011, 'Multi-operator based evolutionary algorithms for solving constrained optimization problems', *Computers and Operations Research*, vol. 38, pp. 1877 - 1896, 10.1016/j.cor.2011.03.003

Siswanto N; Essam D; Sarker R, 2011, 'Solving the ship inventory routing and scheduling problem with undedicated compartments', *Computers and Industrial Engineering*, vol. 61, pp. 289 - 299, 10.1016/j.cie.2010.06.011

Naznin F; Sarker R; Essam D, 2011, 'Vertical decomposition with Genetic Algorithm for Multiple Sequence Alignment', *BMC Bioinformatics*, vol. 12, 10.1186/1471-2105-12-353

Hasan SMK; Sarker R; Essam D, 2011, 'Genetic algorithm for job-shop scheduling with machine unavailability and breakdowns', *International Journal of Production Research*, vol. 49, pp. 4999 - 5015, 10.1080/00207543.2010.495088

Hasan SMK; Sarker R; Essam D; Kacem I, 2011, 'A DSS for job scheduling under process interruptions', *Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal*, vol. 23, pp. 137 - 155, 10.1007/s10696-011-9094-3

Hoang TH; McKay RI; Essam D; Hoai NX, 2011, 'On synergistic interactions between evolution, development and layered learning', *IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 15, pp. 287 - 312, 10.1109/TEVC.2011.2150752

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2010, 'A three-strategy based differential evolution algorithm for constrained optimization', *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, vol. 6443 LNCS, pp. 585 - 592, 10.1007/978-3-642-17537-4_71

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2010, 'A comparative study of different variants of genetic algorithms for constrained optimization', *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, vol. 6457 LNCS, pp. 177 - 186, 10.1007/978-3-642-17298-4_18

Ursani Z; Essam D; Cornforth D; Stocker R, 2009, 'Introducing the localized genetic algorithm for small scale capacitated vehicle routing problems', *INFOR*, vol. 47, pp. 133 - 149, 10.3138/infor.47.2.133

Hasan SMK; Sarker R; Essam D; Cornforth D, 2009, 'Memetic algorithms for solving job-shop scheduling problems', *Memetic Computing*, vol. 1, pp. 69 - 83, 10.1007/s12293-008-0004-5

Bui LT; Abbass HA; Essam D, 2009, 'Localization for solving noisy multi-objective optimization problems', *Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 17, pp. 379 - 409, 10.1162/evco.2009.17.3.379

Bui LT; Abbass HA; Essam D, 2009, 'Local models-an approach to distributed multi-objective optimization', *Computational Optimization and Applications*, vol. 42, pp. 105 - 139, 10.1007/s10589-007-9119-8

Mori N; McKay B; Hoai NX; Essam D; Takeuchi S, 2009, 'A new method for simplifying algebraic expressions in genetic programming called equivalent decision simplification', *Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics*, vol. 13, pp. 237 - 244

McKay B; Essam D; Hoang HT; Nguyen XH, 2008, 'Developmental Evaluation in Genetic Programming: A TAG-Based Framework', *International Journal of Knowledge-Based Intelligent Engineering Systems*, vol. 12, pp. 69 - 82

Elfeky EZ; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2008, 'Task decomposition for optimization problem solving', *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, vol. 5361 LNAI, pp. 329 - 338, 10.1007/978-3-540-89694-4_34

Elfeky EZ; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2008, 'Analyzing the simple ranking and selection process for constrained evolutionary optimization', *Journal of Computer Science and Technology*, vol. 23, pp. 19 - 34, 10.1007/s11390-008-9109-z

Bui LT; Deb K; Abbass HA; Essam D, 2008, 'Interleaving guidance in evolutionary multi-objective optimization', *Journal of Computer Science and Technology*, vol. 23, pp. 44 - 63, 10.1007/s11390-008-9114-2

Hoang TH; Essam D; McKay RI; Nguyen XH, 2007, 'Developmental evaluation in genetic programming: A position paper', *Proceedings of the Frontiers in the Convergence of Bioscience and Information Technologies, FBIT 2007*, pp. 773 - 778, 10.1109/FBIT.2007.104

Elfeky EZ; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2006, 'A simple ranking and selection for constrained evolutionary optimization', *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, vol. 4247 LNCS, pp. 537 - 544

McKay RI; Hao HT; Mori N; Hoai NX; Essam D, 2006, 'Model-building with interpolated temporal data', *Ecological Informatics*, vol. 1, pp. 259 - 268, 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2006.02.005

Hoai NX; McKay RI; Essam D, 2006, 'Representation and structural difficulty in genetic programming', *IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 10, pp. 157 - 166, 10.1109/TEVC.2006.871252

Nguyen XH; Mckay RI; Essam D, 2002, 'Solving the Symbolic Regression Problem with Tree-Adjunct Grammar Guided Genetic Programming', *Australian Journal of Intelligent Information Processing Systems*, vol. 7, pp. 114 - 121

## Conference Papers

Ali I; Kasmarik KE; Essam D, 2018, 'An Efficient Differential Evolution Algorithm for solving 0-1 Knapsack Problems', in *An Efficient Differential Evolution Algorithm for solving 0-1 Knapsack Problems*, IEEE CEC, Brazil, presented at IEEE CEC, Brazil, 01 - 01 January 2018

AbdAllah AMFM; Essam DL; Sarker RA, 2017, 'Detectable genetic algorithms-based techniques for solving dynamic optimisation problem with unknown active variables', in *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, pp. 216 - 227, presented at , 10.1007/978-3-319-51691-2_19

Sallam KM; Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2017, 'Two-phase differential evolution framework for solving optimization problems', in *2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2016*, presented at , 10.1109/SSCI.2016.7850258

Tajvidi M; Maher MJ; Essam D, 2017, 'Uncertainty-Aware optimization of resource provisioning, a cloud end-user perspective', in *CLOSER 2017 - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science*, pp. 293 - 300, presented at

Sallam KM; Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2017, 'Multi-method based orthogonal experimental design algorithm for solving CEC2017 competition problems', in *2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2017 - Proceedings*, pp. 1350 - 1357, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2017.7969461

Abd Allah AMFM; Essam DL; Sarker RA, 2017, 'Genetic algorithms-based techniques for solving dynamic optimization problems with unknown active variables and boundaries', in *COMPSE 2016 - 1st EAI International Conference on Computer Science and Engineering*, presented at

Akl AM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2017, 'Simulation optimization approach for solving stochastic programming', in *2017 2nd IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Applications, ICCIA 2017*, pp. 161 - 165, presented at , 10.1109/CIAPP.2017.8167200

Meselhi MA; Elsayed SM; Essam DL; Sarker RA, 2017, 'Fast Differential Evolution for Big Optimization', in *2017 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOFTWARE, KNOWLEDGE, INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND APPLICATIONS (SKIMA)*, IEEE, Malabe, SRI LANKA, presented at 11th International Conference on Software, Knowledge, Information Management and Applications (SKIMA), Malabe, SRI LANKA, 06 - 08 December 2017

Debie E; Elsayed SM; Essam DL; Sarker RA, 2016, 'Investigating multi-operator differential evolution for feature selection', in *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, pp. 273 - 284, presented at , 10.1007/978-3-319-28270-1_23

Hamza NM; Essam DL; Sarker RA, 2016, 'Exploring the feasible space using constraint consensus in solving constrained optimization problems', in *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, pp. 89 - 100, presented at , 10.1007/978-3-319-28270-1_8

Abdallah AFM; Essam DL; Sarker RA, 2016, 'Solving dynamic optimisation problems with known changeable boundaries', in *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, pp. 29 - 40, presented at , 10.1007/978-3-319-28270-1_3

Hishamuddin H; Sarker R; Essam D, 2016, 'Real-Time disruption management in a coordinated supply chain system with multiple suppliers', in *ILS 2016 - 6th International Conference on Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain*, presented at

Hishamuddiin H; Sarker R; Essam D, 2015, 'A simulation model of a three echelon supply chain system with multiple suppliers subject to supply and transportation disruptions', in *IFAC-PapersOnLine*, pp. 2036 - 2040, presented at , 10.1016/j.ifacol.2015.06.388

Sallam KM; Sarker RA; Essam DL; Elsayed SM, 2015, 'Neurodynamic differential evolution algorithm and solving CEC2015 competition problems', in *2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2015 - Proceedings*, pp. 1033 - 1040, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2015.7257003

Chakrabortty RK; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2015, 'Resource constrained project scheduling: A branch and cut approach', in *Proceedings - CIE 45: 2015 International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering*, presented at

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2014, 'United multi-operator evolutionary algorithms', in *Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2014*, pp. 1006 - 1013, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2014.6900237

Sayed E; Essam D; Sarker R; Elsayed S, 2014, 'A decomposition-based algorithm for dynamic economic dispatch problems', in *Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2014*, pp. 1898 - 1905, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2014.6900459

Rahman HF; Sarker RA; Essam DL; Chang G, 2014, 'A memetic algorithm for solving permutation flow shop problems with known and unknown machine breakdowns', in *Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2014*, pp. 42 - 49, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2014.6900242

Hamza NM; Essam DL; Sarker RA, 2014, 'Differential evolution with a constraint consensus mutation for solving optimization problems', in *Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2014*, pp. 991 - 997, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2014.6900474

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL; Hamza NM, 2014, 'Testing united multi-operator evolutionary algorithms on the CEC2014 real-parameter numerical optimization', in *Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2014*, pp. 1650 - 1657, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2014.6900308

Paul SK; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2014, 'Managing supply disruption in a three-tier supply chain with multiple suppliers and retailers', in *IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management*, pp. 194 - 198, presented at , 10.1109/IEEM.2014.7058627

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2013, 'A genetic algorithm for solving the CEC'2013 competition problems on real-parameter optimization', in *2013 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2013*, pp. 356 - 360, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2013.6557591

Rahman HF; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2013, 'A memetic algorithm for Permutation Flow Shop Problems', in *2013 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2013*, pp. 1618 - 1625, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2013.6557755

Abdallah AMFM; Essam DL; Sarker RA, 2013, 'Using a diversified genetic algorithm to solve dynamic vehicle routing problems', in *IASTED Multiconferences - Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications, AIA 2013*, pp. 9 - 14, presented at , 10.2316/P.2013.793-009

Rahman H; Sarker R; Essam D, 2013, 'Permutation Flow Shop Scheduling with dynamic job order arrival', in *Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems, CIS 2013*, pp. 30 - 35, presented at , 10.1109/ICCIS.2013.6751574

Paul SK; Sarker R; Essam D, 2013, 'Production inventory model with disruption and reliability considerations', in *Proceedings of International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, CIE*, pp. 291 - 304, presented at

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2012, 'Memetic multi-topology particle swarm optimizer for constrained optimization', in *2012 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2012*, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2012.6256110

Hamza NM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2012, 'Differential evolution with a mix of constraint consenus methods for solving a real-world optimization problem', in *2012 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2012*, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2012.6252904

Sayed E; Essam D; Sarker R, 2012, 'Dependency Identification technique for large scale optimization problems', in *2012 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2012*, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2012.6256117

Ghoneim AS; Essam DL, 2012, 'A methodology for revealing and monitoring the strategies played by neural networks in mind games', in *Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks*, presented at , 10.1109/IJCNN.2012.6252376

Abbass H; Essam D; Sarker R, 2012, 'The 2012 international joint conference on neural networks (IJCNN)', in *Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks*, presented at , 10.1109/IJCNN.2012.6252361

Hishamuddin H; Sarker R; Essam D, 2011, 'A Recovery Model for a Production-Inventory System with Transportation Disruption', in *Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Service Science*, ITS, Indenesia, Solo, Indonesia, pp. 1 - 6, presented at The International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Service Science, Solo, Indonesia, 20 - 22 September 2011, http://www.iess2011.com/

Hamza NM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2011, 'Memetic differential evolution combined with constraint consensus method for solving cops', in *Proceedings - ICCES'2011: 2011 International Conference on Computer Engineering and Systems*, pp. 116 - 120, presented at , 10.1109/ICCES.2011.6141023

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2011, 'Improved genetic algorithm for constrained optimization', in *Proceedings - ICCES'2011: 2011 International Conference on Computer Engineering and Systems*, pp. 111 - 115, presented at , 10.1109/ICCES.2011.6141022

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2011, 'GA with a new multi-parent crossover for constrained optimization', in *2011 IEEE Congress of Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2011*, pp. 857 - 864, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2011.5949708

Hamza NM; Elsayed SM; Essam DL; Sarker RA, 2011, 'Differential evolution combined with constraint consensus for constrained optimization', in *2011 IEEE Congress of Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2011*, pp. 865 - 872, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2011.5949709

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2011, 'Integrated strategies differential evolution algorithm with a local search for constrained optimization', in *2011 IEEE Congress of Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2011*, pp. 2618 - 2625, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2011.5949945

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2011, 'GA with a new multi-parent crossover for solving IEEE-CEC2011 competition problems', in *2011 IEEE Congress of Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2011*, pp. 1034 - 1040, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2011.5949731

Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2011, 'Differential evolution with multiple strategies for solving CEC2011 real-world numerical optimization problems', in *2011 IEEE Congress of Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2011*, pp. 1041 - 1048, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2011.5949732

Ghoneim AS; Essam DL; Abbass HA, 2011, 'Competency awareness in strategic decision making', in *2011 IEEE International Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support, CogSIMA 2011*, pp. 106 - 109, presented at , 10.1109/COGSIMA.2011.5753426

Hishamuddin H; Sarker R; Essam D, 2010, 'A recovery model for an economic production quantity problem with disruption', in *IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management*, IEEE Press, Macao, pp. 198 - 202, presented at IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, IEEM2010, Macao, 07 - 10 December 2010, 10.1109/IEEM.2010.5674449

Hasan SMK; Sarker R; Essam D, 2010, 'Evolutionary scheduling with rescheduling option for sudden machine breakdowns', in *2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, WCCI 2010 - 2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2010*, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2010.5586374

Hishamuddin H; Sarker RA; Essam D, 2010, 'A recovery model for an economic production quantity problem with disruption', in *IEEM2010 - IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management*, pp. 198 - 202, presented at , 10.1109/IEEM.2010.5674449

Naznin F; Sarker R; Essam D, 2010, 'DGA: Decomposition with genetic algorithm for multiple sequence alignment', in *2010 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, CIBCB 2010*, pp. 23 - 31, presented at , 10.1109/CIBCB.2010.5510595

Naznin F; Sarker R; Essam D, 2010, 'Two hybrid algorithms for multiple sequence alignment', in *AIP Conference Proceedings*, pp. 69 - 83, presented at , 10.1063/1.3314271

Bui LT; Essam D; Abbass HA, 2010, 'The role of explicit niching and communication messages in distributed evolutionary multi-objective optimization', in *Studies in Computational Intelligence*, pp. 181 - 206, presented at , 10.1007/978-3-642-10675-0_9

Hishamuddin H; Sarker RA; Essam D, (eds.), 2010, 'An Inventory Recovery Model for an Economic Lot Sizing Problem with Disruption', in *PROCEEDINGS OF THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (ICOSCM 2010)*, CHINESE UNIV HONG KONG, ECONOMICS & MANGEMENT SCHOOL, WUHAN UNIV, Hong Kong, PEOPLES R CHINA, pp. 794 - 799, presented at 4th International Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management/15th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific-Decision-Sciences-Institute, Hong Kong, PEOPLES R CHINA, 25 - 31 July 2010

Hasan SM; Sarker R; Essam D, (ed.), 2009, 'Job-Shop Scheduling with Machine Unavailability and Breakdowns', in *20th National Conference of Australian Society for Operations Research (ASOR2009)*, ASOR, Gold Coast, Australia, presented at 20th National Conference of Australian Society for Operations Research (ASOR2009), Gold Coast, Australia, 27 - 30 September 2009

Siswanto; Essam D; Sarker R, 2009, 'Solving a Ship Inventory Routing and Scheduling Problem', in *International Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management*, AIMST University, Bujang Valley, Malaysia, presented at International Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management, Bujang Valley, Malaysia, 09 - 11 December 2009

Siswanto N; Essam D; Sarker R, 2009, 'Solving the ship inventory routing and scheduling problem with undedicatedcompartments', in *2009 International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, CIE 2009*, pp. 1088 - 1093, presented at

Naznin F; Sarker R; Essam D, 2009, 'Iterative progressive alignment method (IPAM) for multiple sequencealignment', in *2009 International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, CIE 2009*, pp. 536 - 541, presented at

Hasan SM; Sarker R; Essam D, 2008, 'A Decision Support System for Solving Job-Shop Scheduling Problems Using Genetic Algorithms', in *Proceedings of the 12th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems (IES 2008)*, Intelligent & Evolutionary Systems, Melbourne, Victoria, presented at Intelligent & Evolutionary Systems, Melbourne, Victoria, 07 - 08 December 2008

Ullah ASSMB; Elfeky EZ; Cornforth D; Essam DL; Sarker R, 2008, 'Improved evolutionary algorithms for solving constrained optimization problems with tiny feasible space', in *Conference Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics*, pp. 1426 - 1433, presented at , 10.1109/ICSMC.2008.4811486

Elfeky EZ; Sarker RA; Essam DL, 2008, 'Partial decomposition and parallel GA (PD-PGA) for constrained optimization', in *Conference Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics*, pp. 220 - 227, presented at , 10.1109/ICSMC.2008.4811278

Hoang TH; McKay RI; Essam D; Nguyen XH, 2008, 'Learning general solutions through multiple evaluations during development', in *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, pp. 201 - 212, presented at , 10.1007/978-3-540-85857-7-18

Hoang TH; Essam D; Bob MRI; Hoai NX, 2008, 'Developmental evaluation in Genetic Programming: The TAG-based frame work', in *International Journal of Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Engineering Systems*, pp. 69 - 82, presented at , 10.3233/KES-2008-12106

Shan Y; McKay RI; Essam D; Abbass HA, 2007, 'A survey of probabilistic model building genetic programming', in *Studies in Computational Intelligence*, pp. 121 - 160, presented at , 10.1007/978-3-540-34954-9_6

Hoang TH; Essam D; McKay B; Hoai NX, 2007, 'Building on success in genetic programming: Adaptive variation and developmental evaluation', in *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, pp. 137 - 146, presented at

Shin J; Kang M; McKay RI; Nguyen X; Hoang TH; Mori N; Essam D, 2007, 'Analysing the regularity of genomes using compression and expression simplification', in *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, pp. 251 - 260, presented at

Abbass HA; Barlow M; Essam D; Yang Y, 2006, 'Connecting the dots to disconnect them: A study into network evolution and dynamics for analyzing terrorist networks', in *Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering*, presented at , 10.1117/12.644283

Bui LT; Deb K; Abbass HA; Essam D, 2006, 'Dual guidance in evolutionary multi-objective optimization by localization', in *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, pp. 384 - 391, presented at

Hoang TH; McKay RI; Essam D; Nguyen XH, 2006, 'Solving symbolic regression problems using incremental evaluation in genetic programming', in *2006 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2006*, pp. 2134 - 2141, presented at

Hoang TH; Hoai NX; Hien NT; McKay RI; Essam D, 2006, 'Ordertree: A new test problem for genetic programming', in *GECCO 2006 - Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference*, pp. 807 - 814, presented at

McKay RI; Hoang TH; Essam DL; Nguyen XH, 2006, 'Developmental evaluation in genetic programming: The preliminary results', in *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, pp. 280 - 289, presented at , 10.1007/11729976_25

Hoang TH; Nguyen X; McKay R; Essam D, (eds.), 2006, 'The importance of local search - A grammar based approach to environmental time series modelling', in *GENETIC PROGRAMMING THEORY AND PRACTICE III*, SPRINGER, Ann Arbor, MI, pp. 159 - +, presented at 3rd Workshop on Genetic Programming, Theory and Practice, Ann Arbor, MI, 12 - 14 May 2005, 10.1007/0-387-28111-8_11

Mckay RI; Essam D; Hao H; Nguyen XH, 2005, 'Genetic Transposition in Tree-Adjoining Grammar Guided Genetic Programming: The Duplication Operator', in *Proceedings of the First International Conference on Advances in Natural Computation (ICNC 2005), Part III, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3612/2005*, Springer, Lausanne, Switzerland, presented at 8th European Conference, EuroGP 2005, Lausanne, Switzerland, 01 March 2005

Bui LT; Essam D; Abbass HA; Green D, 2005, 'Performance analysis of evolutionary multi-objective optimization methods in noisy environments', in *Complexity International*, pp. 29 - 39, presented at

Sarker R; Ray T, 2005, 'Multiobjective evolutionary algorithms for solving constrained optimization problems', in *Proceedings - International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation, CIMCA 2005 and International Conference on Intelligent Agents, Web Technologies and Internet*, pp. 197 - 202, presented at

Bui LT; Abbass HA; Essam D, 2005, 'Fitness inheritance for noisy evolutionary multi-objective optimization', in *GECCO 2005 - Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference*, pp. 779 - 785, presented at , 10.1145/1068009.1068141

Shan Y; McKay RI; Abbass HA; Essam D, 2005, 'Program distribution estimation with grammar models', in *Complexity International*, pp. 191 - 205, presented at

Hoai NX; McKay RIB; Essam D; Hao HT, 2005, 'Genetic transposition in tree-adjoining grammar guided genetic programming: The duplication operator', in *Lecture Notes in Computer Science*, pp. 108 - 119, presented at

Mckay RI; Essam D; Zhang BT; Mori N, 2004, 'Partitioned Selection: A selection Operator for in-vitro Evolution', in *5th International Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning*, 5th International Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning, Bexco, Busan, Korea, presented at 5th International Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning, Bexco, Busan, Korea, 26 - 29 October 2004

Mckay RI; Essam D, 2004, 'Heritage Diversity in Genetic Programming', in *5th International Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning*, 5th International Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning, Bexco, Busan, Korea, presented at 5th International Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning, Bexco, Busan, Korea, 26 - 29 October 2004

Hoai NX; Bob RI; McKay DE; Abbass HA, 2004, 'Toward an Alternative Comparison between Different Genetic Programming Systems', in *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, pp. 67 - 77, presented at

Shan Y; McKay RI; Baxter R; Abbass H; Essam D; Nguyen HX, 2004, 'Grammar model-based program evolution', in *Proceedings of the 2004 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC2004*, pp. 478 - 485, presented at

Essam D; Abbass HA, 2003, 'Artificial Life Models for Security & Safety', in *Australian Conference on Artificial Life (ACAL 2003)*, Australian Conference on Artificial Life (ACAL 2003), Canberra, presented at Australian Conference on Artificial Life (ACAL 2003), Canberra, 06 - 07 December 2003

Shan Y; McKay RI; Abbass HA; Essam D, 2003, 'Program evolution with explicit learning', in *2003 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2003 - Proceedings*, pp. 1639 - 1646, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2003.1299869

Sarker R; Reynolds R; Abbass H; Tan KC; McKay B; Essam D; Gedeon T, 2003, 'Preface', in *2003 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2003 - Proceedings*, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2003.1299547

Hoai NX; McKay RI; Essam D; Chau R, 2002, 'Solving the symbolic regression problem with tree-adjunct grammar guided genetic programming: The comparative results', in *Proceedings of the 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2002*, pp. 1326 - 1331, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2002.1004435

Hoai NX; McKay RI; Essam D, 2002, 'Some experimental results with tree adjunct grammar guided genetic programming', in *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, pp. 228 - 237, presented at

Hoai NX; McKay RI; Essam D, 2002, 'Can tree adjunct grammar guided genetic programming be good at finding a needle in a haystack? A case study', in *2002 International Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems and West Sino Exposition, ICCCAS 2002 - Proceedings*, pp. 1113 - 1117, presented at , 10.1109/ICCCAS.2002.1178980

Shan Y; McKay RI; Lokan CJ; Essam DL, 2002, 'Software project effort estimation using genetic programming', in *2002 International Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems and West Sino Exposition, ICCCAS 2002 - Proceedings*, pp. 1108 - 1112, presented at , 10.1109/ICCCAS.2002.1178979

Mckay RI; Essam D, 2001, 'Evolving Self-Reproducing Functional Programs', in *Inaugural Artificial Life Workshop (AL 2001)*, Inaugural Artificial Life Workshop (AL`01), Adelaide, Sth Aust, presented at Inaugural Artificial Life Workshop (AL`01), Adelaide, Sth Aust, 11 December 2001

Essam D; McKay RI, 2001, 'Adaptive control of partial functions in genetic programming', in *Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Evolutionary Computation, ICEC*, pp. 895 - 901, presented at

Essam D; Dube S, 1997, 'Advanced Fractal-Based Modelling of Colour Images', in *2nd Annual Conference Geocomputation97*, 2nd Annual Conference Geocomputation97, Auckland, New Zealand, presented at 2nd Annual Conference Geocomputation97, Auckland, New Zealand, 10 - 12 December 1997

## Conference Proceedings (Editor of)

Essam D; Hoang T; McKay B; Nguyen XH, (eds.), 2007, 'FBIT 2007 International Conference', in *FBIT 2007 International Conference*, FBIT 2007 International Conference, Jeju Island, Korea, presented at FBIT 2007 International Conference, Jeju Island, Korea, 11 - 13 October 2007

## Conference Presentations

Samavati M; Essam D; Nehring M; Sarker R, 2015, 'A new branching scheme for the open pit mine production scheduling problem', in *Proceedings - CIE 45: 2015 International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering*, presented at

## Edited Books

Abbass HA; Essam D, 2005, *Applications of information systems to homeland security and defense*, 10.4018/978-1-59140-640-2