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Conference Papers

Turan H; El Sawah S; Ryan M, 2019, 'Repair priorities in repairable spare part supply systems: a simulation-optimization approach', Canberra, ACT, Australia, presented at 23rd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 01 December 2019 - 06 December 2019

Turan HH; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2019, 'Simulation-based analysis of military workforce planning strategies', in ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, ACM Press, pp. 68 - 75, presented at the 2019 International Conference, 24 May 2019 - 26 May 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3335550.3335568

El Sawah S; Danesh D; Ryan M, 2019, 'Strategic Asset Planning Decision Analysis: An Integrated System Dynamics and Multi-criteria Decision-making Method', in 29th Annual International INCOSE Symposium, Orlando, presented at 29th Annual International INCOSE Symposium, Orlando, 20 July 2019 - 25 July 2019

Moallemi E; Turan H; El Sawah S; Ryan M, 2019, 'Comparing Implications of ‘Robustness’ and ‘Optimality’ for Decision Support under Uncertainty', in 29th Annual International INCOSE Symposium, Orlando, presented at 29th Annual International INCOSE Symposium, Orlando, 20 July 2019 - 25 July 2019

Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2019, 'Systems Thinking Course for Postgradudate Systems Engineering', in Proceedings of 2018 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering, TALE 2018, pp. 1183 - 1184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TALE.2018.8615449

Moallemi EA; Ryan MJ; El Sawah S, 2019, 'Towards An Analytical Framework for Experimental Design in Exploratory Modeling', in 2018 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC), IEEE, Gothenburg, Sweden, pp. 455 - 466, presented at Winter Simulation Conference 2018 (WSC 2018), Gothenburg, Sweden, 09 December 2018 - 12 December 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2018.8632229

Moallemi EA; El Sawah S; Turan H; Ryan M, 2018, 'Multi-Objective Decision Making in Multi-Period Acquisition Planning Under Deep Uncertainty', in Proceedings of the 2018 Winter Simulation Conference, Winter Simulation Conference (WSC 2018), Gothenburg, Sweden, pp. 1334 - 1345, presented at Winter Simulation Conference (WSC 2018), Gothenburg, Sweden, 09 December 2018 - 12 December 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2018.8632316

Turan H; Moallemi E; El Sawah S; Ryan M, 2018, 'A simulation-based optimisation for a military fleet-transition problem', in CIE48 Proceedings, 2-5 December 2018, The University of Auckland, INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTERS & INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING, Auckland, New Zealand, presented at INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTERS & INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING, Auckland, New Zealand, 02 December 2018 - 05 December 2018

Moallemi E; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2018, 'Towards an Integrated Approach for Multi-objective Decision Making Under Uncertainty', in Towards an Integrated Approach for Multi-objective Decision Making Under Uncertainty, Engineers Australia, Sydney, pp. 119 - 133, presented at Systems Engineering / Test and Evaluation Conference SETE2018, Sydney, 30 April 2018 - 02 May 2018

Turan H; El sawah S; Moallemi E; Ryan M, 2018, 'Optimizing acquisition strategies for high-value assets via simulation-based genetic algorithm', in Systems Engineering / Test and Evaluation Conference, Engineers Australia, Sydney, pp. 301 - 310, presented at Systems Engineering / Test and Evaluation Conference (SETE2018), Sydney, 30 April 2018 - 02 May 2018

Lai S; El Sawah S; Ryan M, 2018, 'A Prototype Model for Evaluating Decision Options for Recruitment and Employment of Women in Defence', in Systems Engineering / Test and Evaluation Conference, Engineers Australia, Sydney, pp. 311 - 324, presented at Systems Evaluation Test and Evaluation Conference 2018: Unlocking the Future Through Systems Engineering: SETE 2018, Sydney, 30 April 2018 - 01 May 2018

El Sawah S; Gordon L; Ryan M; Harris R, 2018, 'Model-based Assessment of the Submarine Support System', in 28th Annual International INCOSE Symposium, 28th Annual International INCOSE Symposium, Washington DC, presented at 28th Annual International INCOSE Symposium, Washington DC, 07 July 2018 - 12 July 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.2334-5837.2018.00489.x

Moallemi E; El Sawah S; Ryan M, 2018, 'Informing the Delineation of Input Uncertainty Space in Exploratory Modelling using a Heuristic Approach', in 28th Annual International INCOSE Symposium, 28th Annual International INCOSE Symposium, Washington DC, presented at 28th Annual International INCOSE Symposium, Washington DC, 07 July 2018 - 12 July 2018

Mouthaan RA; El Sawah S; Ryan M, 2017, 'A Conceptual Model for the Identification of Suitable Personnel to Operate in High-risk, Physically Demanding Environments', in 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2017), 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2017), Hobart, presented at 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2017), Hobart, 04 December 2017 - 08 December 2017

Moallemi E; El Sawah S; Ryan MJ, 2017, 'Dynamic modelling of complex systems under deep uncertainty using an exploratory multi-method approach', in Syme G; Hatton MacDonald D; Fulton B; Piantadosi J (eds.), MODSIM 2017: Managing cumulative risks through model-based processes, The Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc, Hobart, Australia, presented at 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2017), Hobart, Australia, 03 December 2017 - 08 December 2017, https://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim2017/documents/MODSIM2017_book_abstracts.pdf

Jnitova VICTORIA; El Sawah SA; Ryan MJ, 2017, 'Towards a modular System Dynamics approach for modelling military workforce planning problems', in Towards a modular System Dynamics approach for modelling military workforce planning problems, INCOSE International Symposium, Adelaide, Australia, presented at INCOSE International Symposium, Adelaide, Australia, 15 July 2017 - 20 July 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.2334-5837.2017.00388.x/abstract

Kristy Hudson ; El Sawah S; Ryan MJ, 2017, 'A prototype simulation model for army logistics training', in Proceedings of the INCOSE International Symposium, INCOSE International Symposium, Adelaide, presented at INCOSE International Symposium, Adelaide, 15 July 2017 - 20 July 2017

Joshua Bowers ; El Sawah SA; Ryan M, 2017, 'Reusable Modules to Support Rapid Model Building: A Case Study of Defence Force Design', in Proceedings of INCOSE International Symposium, INCOSE International Symposium, Adelaide, presented at INCOSE International Symposium, Adelaide, 15 July 2017 - 20 July 2017

Jnitova V; El Sawah S; Ryan M, 2016, 'Modelling the Complexity of RAN Training Pipelines: A System Dynamics Approach', in Modelling the Complexity of RAN Training Pipelines: A System Dynamics Approach, Australasian Simulation Congress SimTect, Melbourne, presented at Australasian Simulation Congress SimTect, Melbourne, 26 September 2016 - 29 September 2016

El Sawah SA; Ryan M, 2016, 'A modular and approach to dynamic modelling approach for capability planning', in Australasian Simulation Congress SimTect 2016, Australasian Simulation Congress SimTect 2016, Melbourne, presented at Australasian Simulation Congress SimTect 2016, Melbourne, 26 September 2016 - 29 September 2016

Abdelbari H; el sawah S; Shafi K, 2015, 'Model learning using genetic programming under full and partial system information conditions', in Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, 33rd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, presented at 33rd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, 19 July 2015 - 23 July 2015

El Sawah SA; Ryan MJ; McLucas AC, 2015, 'Beyond why to what and how: the use of systems thinking to support problem formulation in systems engineering applications', in Proceedings of the 21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2015),, he 21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2015), Gold Coast, Australia, presented at he 21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2015), Gold Coast, Australia, 29 November 2015 - 04 December 2015

El Sawah S; McLucas A; Ryan M, 2015, 'Generic and reusable structure in systems dynamics modelling: roadmap of literature and future research questions', in Chichakly K; Saeed K (ed.), Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, presented at Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, 19 July 2015 - 23 July 2015, http://www.systemdynamics.org/conferences/2015/proceed/index.html

Ryan MJ; El Sawah ; McLucas , 2015, 'On the Issues of Model (Re)usability in Systems Engineering: Some Reminders', in Systems Engineering / Test and Evaluation Conference SETE2015, Systems Engineering / Test and Evaluation Conference SETE2015, Canberra, presented at Systems Engineering / Test and Evaluation Conference SETE2015, Canberra, 27 April 2015 - 29 April 2015

Croke BFW; Blakers RS; El Sawah S; Fu B; Guillaume JHA; Kelly RA; Patrick MJ; Ross A; Ticehurst J; Barthel R; Jakeman AJ, 2014, 'Marrying Hydrological Modelling and Integrated Assessment for the needs of Water Resource Management', in IAHS-AISH Proceedings and Reports, pp. 351 - 356

Hamilton SH; Guillaume JHA; ElSawah S, 2013, 'Modelling Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems in the Willunga Basin, South Australia', in Piantadosi J; Anderssen RS; Boland J (eds.), 20TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MODELLING AND SIMULATION (MODSIM2013), MODELLING & SIMULATION SOC AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND INC, Adelaide, AUSTRALIA, pp. 2945 - 2951, presented at 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM), Adelaide, AUSTRALIA, 01 December 2013 - 06 December 2013, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000357105902141&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

El Sawah S; Kelly (nee Letcher) RA; Beverly C; Stott K; Patrick MJ; Kath J; Croke BFW; Qureshi ME; Courtney-Barrer B; Asher MJ; Roberts A; Jakeman AJ, 2013, 'An integrated model to examine the effects of Sustainable Diversion Limits: A case study in the Lower Campaspe catchment', in Piantadosi J; Anderssen RS; Boland J (eds.), 20TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MODELLING AND SIMULATION (MODSIM2013), MODELLING & SIMULATION SOC AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND INC, Adelaide, AUSTRALIA, pp. 2131 - 2137, presented at 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM), Adelaide, AUSTRALIA, 01 December 2013 - 06 December 2013, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000357105902025&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

ElSawah S; Haase D; Van Delden H; Pierce S; ElMahdi A; Voinov AA; Jakeman AJ, 2012, 'Using system dynamics for environmental modelling: Lessons learnt from six case studies', in iEMSs 2012 - Managing Resources of a Limited Planet: Proceedings of the 6th Biennial Meeting of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, pp. 1367 - 1374

Sojda RS; Chen SH; El Sawah S; Guillaume JHA; Jakeman AJ; Lautenbach S; McIntosh BS; Rizzoli AE; Seppelt R; Struss P; Voinov AA; Volk M, 2012, 'Identifying the decision to be supported: A review of papers from environmental modelling and software', in iEMSs 2012 - Managing Resources of a Limited Planet: Proceedings of the 6th Biennial Meeting of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, pp. 73 - 80

Jakeman AJ; El Sawah S; Guillaume JHA; Pierce SA, 2011, 'Making progress in integrated modelling and environmental decision support', in IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, pp. 15 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-22285-6_2

El Sawah S; Guillaume HA; Mitchell M, 2011, 'Using participatory rapid appraisal and DPSIR approaches for participatory modelling: A case study for groundwater management in South Australia', in MODSIM 2011 - 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation - Sustaining Our Future: Understanding and Living with Uncertainty, pp. 2873 - 2879

El Sawah S; Hicks A; Manger P; Athanasiadis IN; Croke BFW; Jakeman AJ, 2011, 'A web-based platform for integrated groundwater data management', in MODSIM 2011 - 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation - Sustaining Our Future: Understanding and Living with Uncertainty, pp. 3141 - 3147

Dyer F; El Sawah S; Harrison E; Broad S; Croke B; Norris R; Jakeman A, 2011, 'Predicting water quality responses to a changing climate: Building an integrated modelling framework', in IAHS-AISH Publication, pp. 178 - 183

El Sawah S; McLucas A; Ryan M, 2010, 'Understanding the complex system dynamics of managing water security', in 20th Annual International Symposium of the International Council on Systems Engineering, INCOSE 2010, pp. 339 - 353

Ryan MJ; Mclucas A; El Sawah SA, 2010, 'Communicating about Water Issues: From Cognitive Maps to Dynamic Models', in Requirements Engineering Conference (RE), 2010 18th IEEE International, IEEE, Sydney, NSW, pp. 357 - 363, presented at 18th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference, Sydney, 27 September 2010 - 01 October 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/RE.2010.51

El Sawah SA; Mclucas A; Ryan MJ, 2010, 'Using cognitive mapping to elicit modelling requirements: An overview', in Proceedings of the 2010 18th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference, RE2010, IEEE, Sydney, NSW, pp. 357 - 363, presented at 2010 18th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference, RE2010, Sydney, NSW, 27 September 2010 - 01 October 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/RE.2010.51

El Sawah SA; Mclucas A; Ryan MJ, 2010, 'Communicating the Relationship Between Supply and Demand in the Management of the ACT’s Water', in Proceedings SETE 2010 Conference, SESA, Adelaide, presented at SETE 2010, Adelaide, 03 May 2010 - 05 May 2010, http://www.systemdynamics.org/conferences/2009/proceed/papers/P1136.pdf

Ryan MJ; El Sawah SA; Mclucas A, 2010, 'Understanding the Complex System Dynamics of Managing Water Security', in 20th Anniversary International INCOSE Symposium, INCOSE, Chicago, pp. 1 - 15, presented at 20th Anniversary International INCOSE Symposium, Chicago, 12 July 2010 - 15 July 2010, http://www.incose.org/ProductsPubs/incosestore.aspx

El Sawah SA; Mclucas A, 2008, 'ACT Water Management: A System Dynamics Based Learning Intervention', in Proc: International System Dynamics Conference, System Dynamics Society, 2008 International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Athens, Greece, presented at 2008 International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Athens, Greece, 20 July 2008 - 24 July 2008


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