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Book Chapters

Alan M; El Sawah S, 2020, 'System Dynamics Modeling to Inform Defense Strategic Decision-Making', in Meyers RA (ed.), Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science, Springer, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27737-5_657-1

Patrick MJ; Elsawah S; Burgher I; Jakeman AJ, 2016, 'Australian water security: A water-food-environment-energy nexus perspective', in Handbook on Water Security, pp. 232 - 358

El Sawah SA, 2016, 'Incorporating Human Aspects into Groundwater Research and Policy Making: A Soft and Critical Systems Thinking Approach', in Integrated Groundwater Management, pp. 619 - 637, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23576-9_24

Holley C; Jakeman A; Kelly (nee Letcher) R; Ticehurst J; Blakers R; Croke B; Curtis A; Fu B; El Sawah S; Gardner A; Guillame J; Hartley M; Hutchings P; Pannell D; Ross A; Sharp E; Sinclair D; Wilson A, 2013, 'Modelling for Managing the Complex Issue of Catchment-Scale Surface and Groundwater Allocation', in Obaidat MS; Filipe J; Kacprzyk J; Pina N (ed.), Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications, Springer Science & Business Media, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-03581-9_2

Journal articles

Turan HH; Jalalvand F; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2022, 'A joint problem of strategic workforce planning and fleet renewal: With an application in defense', European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 296, pp. 615 - 634, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2021.04.010

Turan HH; Kahagalage SD; Jalalvand F; El Sawah S, 2021, 'A multi-objective simulation–optimization for a joint problem of strategic facility location, workforce planning, and capacity allocation: A case study in the Royal Australian Navy', Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 186, pp. 115751 - 115751, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2021.115751

Turan HH; Jalalvand F; Kahagalage S; El Sawah S, 2021, 'Integrating decision maker preferences to a risk-averse multi-objective simulation-based optimization for a military workforce planning, asset management and fleet management problem', Computers and Industrial Engineering, vol. 162, pp. 107752 - 107752, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cie.2021.107752

Abbass H; Petraki E; Hussein A; McCall F; Elsawah S, 2021, 'A model of symbiomemesis: Machine education and communication as pillars for human-autonomy symbiosis', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, vol. 379, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2020.0364

Hossain MA; Chakrabortty R; El Sawah S; Evan MacA G; Ryan M, 2021, 'Predicting Wind Power Generation using Hybrid Deep Learning with Optimization', IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, vol. 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TASC.2021.3091116

Zare F; Guillaume JHA; ElSawah S; Croke B; Fu B; Iwanaga T; Merritt W; Partington D; Ticehurst J; Jakeman AJ, 2021, 'A formative and self-reflective approach to monitoring and evaluation of interdisciplinary team research: An integrated water resource modelling application in Australia', Journal of Hydrology, vol. 596, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126070

Hossain MS; Chakrabortty R; El Sawah S; Ryan M, 2021, 'Sustainable Modular Product Architecture Design by Bi-level Leader-Follower Joint Optimization with Switching-based Meta-heuristic Algorithms', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 306, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.127108

Hossain MA; Chakrabortty R; El Sawah SA; Ryan M, 2021, 'Very Short-term Forecasting of Wind Power Generation using Hybrid Deep Learning Model', Journal of Cleaner Production, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.126564

Hussein A; Elsawah S; Petraki E; Abbass HA, 2021, 'A machine education approach to swarm decision-making in best-of-n problems', Swarm Intelligence, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11721-021-00206-5

Ivanova K; Elsawah S, 2021, 'Iterative Refinement of Multi-Method OR Workshop Designs through Boundary Critique: An Analytical Framework and Case Studies in Technology Utilisation', Systemic Practice and Action Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11213-021-09576-7

Iwanaga T; Wang HH; Hamilton SH; Grimm V; Koralewski TE; Salado A; Elsawah S; Razavi S; Yang J; Glynn P; Badham J; Voinov A; Chen M; Grant WE; Peterson TR; Frank K; Shenk G; Barton CM; Jakeman AJ; Little JC, 2021, 'Socio-technical scales in socio-environmental modeling: Managing a system-of-systems modeling approach', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 135, pp. 104885 - 104885, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2020.104885

Turan HH; Atmis M; Kosanoglu F; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2020, 'A risk-averse simulation-based approach for a joint optimization of workforce capacity, spare part stocks and scheduling priorities in maintenance planning', Reliability Engineering and System Safety, vol. 204, pp. 107199 - 107199, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2020.107199

Hussein A; Elsawah S; Abbass HA, 2020, 'Trust Mediating Reliability–Reliance Relationship in Supervisory Control of Human–Swarm Interactions', Human Factors, vol. 62, pp. 1237 - 1248, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0018720819879273

Elsawah S; Jakeman AJ, 2020, 'Preface for the Special Issue on Good Modelling Practices', Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, vol. 175, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matcom.2020.01.007

Hussein A; Elsawah S; Abbass HA, 2020, 'The reliability and transparency bases of trust in human-swarm interaction: principles and implications', Ergonomics, vol. 63, pp. 1116 - 1132, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2020.1764112

Elsawah S; Hamilton SH; Jakeman AJ; Rothman D; Schweizer V; Trutnevyte E; Carlsen H; Drakes C; Frame B; Fu B; Guivarch C; Haasnoot M; Kemp-Benedict E; Kok K; Kosow H; Ryan M; van Delden H, 2020, 'Scenario processes for socio-environmental systems analysis of futures: A review of recent efforts and a salient research agenda for supporting decision making', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 729, pp. 138393 - 138393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138393

Ivanova K; Elsawah S; Fidock J, 2020, 'Technological ecosystems in capability development: A case study in emerging technologies', Systems Engineering, vol. 23, pp. 423 - 435, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sys.21535

Turan HH; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2020, 'A long-term fleet renewal problem under uncertainty: A simulation-based optimization approach', Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 145, pp. 113158 - 113158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2019.113158

Moallemi EA; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2020, 'Robust decision making and Epoch–Era analysis: A comparison of two robustness frameworks for decision-making under uncertainty', Technological Forecasting and Social Change, vol. 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2019.119797

Elsawah S; Filatova T; Jakeman AJ; Kettner AJ; Zellner ML; Athanasiadis IN; Hamilton SH; Axtell RL; Brown DG; Gilligan JM; Janssen MA; Robinson DT; Rozenberg J; Ullah IIT; Lade SJ, 2020, 'Eight grand challenges in socio-environmental systems modeling', Socio-Environmental Systems Modelling, vol. 2, pp. 16226 - 16226, http://dx.doi.org/10.18174/sesmo.2020a16226

Moallemi EA; Zare F; Reed PM; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ; Bryan BA, 2020, 'Structuring and evaluating decision support processes to enhance the robustness of complex human–natural systems', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.104551

Zare F; Elsawah S; Bagheri A; Nabavi E; Jakeman AJ, 2019, 'Improved integrated water resource modelling by combining DPSIR and system dynamics conceptual modelling techniques', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 246, pp. 27 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.05.033

Hamilton SH; Fu B; Guillaume JHA; Badham J; Elsawah S; Gober P; Hunt RJ; Iwanaga T; Jakeman AJ; Ames DP; Curtis A; Hill MC; Pierce SA; Zare F, 2019, 'A framework for characterising and evaluating the effectiveness of environmental modelling', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 118, pp. 83 - 98, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.04.008

Badham J; Elsawah S; Guillaume JHA; Hamilton SH; Hunt RJ; Jakeman AJ; Pierce SA; Snow VO; Babbar-Sebens M; Fu B; Gober P; Hill MC; Iwanaga T; Loucks DP; Merritt WS; Peckham SD; Richmond AK; Zare F; Ames D; Bammer G, 2019, 'Effective modeling for Integrated Water Resource Management: A guide to contextual practices by phases and steps and future opportunities', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 116, pp. 40 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.02.013

Little JC; Hester ET; Elsawah S; Filz GM; Sandu A; Carey CC; Iwanaga T; Jakeman AJ, 2019, 'A tiered, system-of-systems modeling framework for resolving complex socio-environmental policy issues', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 112, pp. 82 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.11.011

Moallemi EA; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2019, 'Strengthening ‘good’ modelling practices in robust decision support: A reporting guideline for combining multiple model-based methods', Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, vol. 175, pp. 3 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matcom.2019.05.002

Moallemi EA; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2018, 'An agent-monitored framework for the output-oriented design of experiments in exploratory modelling', Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, vol. 89, pp. 48 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.simpat.2018.09.008

Voinov A; Jenni K; Gray S; Kolagani N; Glynn PD; Bommel P; Prell C; Zellner M; Paolisso M; Jordan R; Sterling E; Schmitt Olabisi L; Giabbanelli PJ; Sun Z; Le Page C; Elsawah S; BenDor TK; Hubacek K; Laursen BK; Jetter A; Basco-Carrera L; Singer A; Young L; Brunacini J; Smajgl A, 2018, 'Tools and methods in participatory modeling: Selecting the right tool for the job', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 109, pp. 232 - 255, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.08.028

Moallemi E; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2018, 'Model-based multi-objective decision making under deep uncertainty from a multi-method design lens', Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, vol. 84, pp. 232 - 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.simpat.2018.02.009

Jnitova V; Elsawah S; Ryan M, 2017, 'Review of simulation models in military workforce planning and management context', Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation, vol. 14, pp. 447 - 463, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1548512917704525

Zare F; Elsawah S; Iwanaga T; Jakeman AJ; Pierce SA, 2017, 'Integrated water assessment and modelling: A bibliometric analysis of trends in the water resource sector', Journal of Hydrology, vol. 552, pp. 765 - 778, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.07.031

Guillaume JHA; Helgeson C; Elsawah S; Jakeman AJ; Kummu M, 2017, 'Toward best practice framing of uncertainty in scientific publications: A review of Water Resources Research abstracts', Water Resources Research, vol. 53, pp. 6744 - 6762, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017WR020609

Elsawah S; McLucas A; Mazanov J, 2017, 'An empirical investigation into the learning effects of management flight simulators: A mental models approach', European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 259, pp. 262 - 272, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2016.10.011

Elsawah S; Pierce SA; Hamilton SH; van Delden H; Haase D; Elmahdi A; Jakeman AJ, 2017, 'An overview of the system dynamics process for integrated modelling of socio-ecological systems: Lessons on good modelling practice from five case studies', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 93, pp. 127 - 145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.03.001

Merritt WS; Fu B; Ticehurst JL; El Sawah S; Vigiak O; Roberts AM; Dyer F; Pollino CA; Guillaume JHA; Croke BFW; Jakeman AJ, 2017, 'Realizing modelling outcomes: A synthesis of success factors and their use in a retrospective analysis of 15 Australian water resource projects', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 94, pp. 63 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.03.021

Jnitova V; ElSawah S; Ryan M, 2017, 'Towards a Modular System Dynamics Approach for Modelling Military Workforce Planning Problems', INCOSE International Symposium, vol. 27, pp. 704 - 720, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.2334-5837.2017.00388.x

ElSawah S; McLucas A; Mazanov J, 2015, 'Communicating About Water Issues in Australia: A Simulation/Gaming Approach', Simulation and Gaming, vol. 46, pp. 713 - 741, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1046878115580410

Kath J; Powell S; Reardon-Smith K; El Sawah S; Jakeman AJ; Croke BFW; Dyer FJ, 2015, 'Groundwater salinization intensifies drought impacts in forests and reduces refuge capacity', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 52, pp. 1116 - 1125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12495

Lucena-Moya P; Brawata R; Kath J; Harrison E; ElSawah S; Dyer F, 2015, 'Discretization of continuous predictor variables in Bayesian networks: An ecological threshold approach', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 66, pp. 36 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.12.019

Elsawah S; Guillaume JHA; Filatova T; Rook J; Jakeman AJ, 2015, 'A methodology for eliciting, representing, and analysing stakeholder knowledge for decision making on complex socio-ecological systems: From cognitive maps to agent-based models', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 151, pp. 500 - 516, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2014.11.028

Hamilton SH; ElSawah S; Guillaume JHA; Jakeman AJ; Pierce SA, 2015, 'Integrated assessment and modelling: Overview and synthesis ofsalient dimensions', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 64, pp. 215 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.12.005

Guillaume JHA; El Sawah S, 2014, 'Fostering assumption-based stress-test thinking in managing groundwater systems: learning to avoid failures due to basic dynamics', Hydrogeology Journal, vol. 22, pp. 1507 - 1523, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10040-014-1153-x

Dyer F; ElSawah S; Croke B; Griffiths R; Harrison E; Lucena-Moya P; Jakeman A, 2014, 'The effects of climate change on ecologically-relevant flow regime and water quality attributes', Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, vol. 28, pp. 67 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00477-013-0744-8

Kelly RA; Jakeman AJ; Barreteau O; Borsuk ME; ElSawah S; Hamilton SH; Henriksen HJ; Kuikka S; Maier HR; Rizzoli AE; van Delden H; Voinov AA, 2013, 'Selecting among five common modelling approaches for integrated environmental assessment and management', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 47, pp. 159 - 181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2013.05.005

Iwanaga T; El Sawah S; Jakeman A, 2013, 'Design and implementation of a web-based groundwater data management system', Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matcom.2012.11.009

Iwanaga T; El Sawah S; Jakeman A, 2013, 'Design and implementation of a web-based groundwater data management system', Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, vol. 93, pp. 164 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matcom.2012.11.009


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