Highly Cited Papers


Alice E. Smith

(Over 2,800 ISI Web of Science citations and  H Index = 24:
Over 9,000 Google Scholar citations and  H Index = 42)

Highly Cited and Award Winning Journal Papers

(in reverse chronological order, cites from ISI Web of Science, February 2017)

Note that * denotes graduate or post doctoral scholar.

  1. Multi-objective genetic algorithms:  A tutorial,” Abdullah Konak*, David W. Coit* and Alice E. Smith, Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 91, 2006, 992-1007.  Most cited article of Reliability Engineering & System Safety (of over 4,500 papers). 
  2. Dual kriging:  An exploratory use in economic metamodeling,” Ravipim Chaveesuk* and Alice E. Smith, The Engineering Economist, vol. 50, no.3. 2005, 247-271.  Awarded the 2006 E. L. Grant Award for the Best Paper published in The Engineering Economist, vol. 50.
  3. An ant-colony approach to redundancy allocation,” Yun-Chia Liang* and Alice E. Smith, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 53, no. 3, September 2004, 417-423. 27th most cited article of IEEE Transactions on Reliability (of over 4,700 papers). 
  4. Efficiently solving the redundancy allocation problem using tabu search,” Sadan Kulturel-Konak*, Alice E. Smith and David W. Coit*, IIE Transactions, vol. 35, 2003, 515-526.  35th most cited article of IIE Transactions (of over 2,600 papers). 
  5. A seeded memetic algorithm for large unit commitment problems,” Jorge F. Valenzuela* and Alice E. Smith, Journal of Heuristics, vol. 8, no. 2, March 2002, 173-196.  23rd most cited article of Journal of Heuristics (of over 500 papers). 
  6. A metamodel approach to sensitivity analysis of capital project valuation,” David E. Sartori* and Alice E. Smith, The Engineering Economist, vol. 43, no. 1, Fall 1997, 1-24.  Awarded the 1999 E. L. Grant Award for the Best Paper published in The Engineering Economist, vol. 43.
  7. Penalty guided genetic search for reliability design optimization,” David W. Coit* and Alice E. Smith, Computers and Industrial Engineering, vol. 30, no. 4, September 1996, 895-904.  29th most cited article of Computers and Industrial Engineering (of over 6,100 papers). 
  8. Reliability optimization of series-parallel systems using a genetic algorithm,” David W. Coit* and Alice E. Smith, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 45, no. 2, June 1996, 254-260.  2nd most cited article of IEEE Transactions on Reliability (of over 4,700 papers). 
  9. Unequal area facility layout using genetic search,” David M. Tate and Alice E. Smith, IIE Transactions, vol. 27, 1995, 465-472.  34th most cited article of IIE Transactions (of over 2,600 papers). 
  10. A genetic approach to the quadratic assignment problem,” David M. Tate and Alice E. Smith, Computers and Operations Research, vol. 22, no. 1, 1995, 73-83.  41st most cited article of Computers and Operations Research (of over 4,900 papers). 
  11. X-bar and R control chart interpretation using neural computing,” Alice E. Smith, International Journal of Production Research, vol. 32, no. 2, 1994, 309-320.  122nd most cited article of International Journal of Production Research (of over 8,800 papers). 8

Journal Articles


Note that * denotes graduate or post doctoral scholar.

  1. An integer programming approach for fuzzy rule-based classification systems,” Shahab Derhami* and Alice E. Smith, European Journal of Operational Research, volume 256, 2017, 924-934.
  2. The double-bay layout problem,” Xing Quan Zuo*, Chase C. Murray and Alice E. Smith, IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, volume 29, number 4, November 2016, 446-454.
  3. Sharing clearances to improve machine layout," Xing Quan Zuo*, Chase C. Murray and Alice E. Smith, accepted to International Journal of Production Research (December 2015).
  4. The vehicle loading problem with a heterogeneous fleet,” Jiansheng Liu*, Alice E. Smith and Dan Qian, Computers & Industrial Engineering, volume 97, 2016, 137-145.
  5. A technical note on the paper ‘hGA: Hybrid genetic algorithm in fuzzy rule-based classication systems for high-dimensional problems,” Shahab Derhami* and Alice E. Smith, Applied Soft Computing, volume 41, April 2016, 91-93.
  6. Multi-commodity k-splittable survivable network design problems with relays,” Ozgur Kabadurmus* and Alice E. Smith, Telecommunication Systems, volume 62, issue 1, May 2016, 123-133.
  7. A clonal selection algorithm for urban bus vehicle scheduling,“ Xinguo Shui, Xingquan Zuo*, Cheng Chen and Alice E. Smith, Applied Soft Computing, volume 36, 2015, 36-44.
  8. "Solving an extended double row layout problem using multi-objective tabu search and linear programming,” Xing Quan Zuo*, Chase C. Murray and Alice E. Smith, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, special issue on Integrated Optimization of Industrial Automation, volume 11, number 4, October 2014, 1122-1132.
  9. Improving hot mix asphalt production using computer simulation and real time optimization,” Min Zhang*, Michael Heitzman and Alice E. Smith, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, volume 28, number 3, May/June 2014, pp. 04014011-1 to 04014011-8.
  10. "An efficient local search heuristic for the double row layout problem with asymmetric material flow,” Chase C. Murray, Alice E. Smith and Zeqiang Zhang*, International Journal of Production Research, vol. 51, no. 1, October 2013, 6129-6139.
  11. "Retail spatial design considering revenue and adjacencies using a racetrack aisle network,” Haluk Yapicioglu* and Alice E. Smith, IIE Transactions, vol 44, no. 6, June 2012, 446-458. 1.535 IF.
  12. "Bi-objective model for the retail spatial design problem,” Haluk Yapicioglu* and Alice E. Smith, Engineering Optimization, special issue on Multiobjective Metaheuristics for Multidisciplinary Engineering Applications, vol. 44, no. 3, March 2012, 243-266. 1.100 IF.
  13. "Connectivity management in mobile ad hoc networks using particle swarm optimization,” Orhan Dengiz*, Abdullah Konak* and Alice E. Smith, Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 9, no. 7, September 2011, 1312-1326.
  14. "Efficient optimization of reliable 2-node connected networks: A bi-objective approach,” Abdullah Konak* and Alice E. Smith, INFORMS Journal on Computing, vol. 23, no. 3, Summer 2011, 430-445.
  15. "Hybrid approach for pareto front expansion in heuristics”, Haluk Yapicioglu*, Heping Liu*, Alice E. Smith and Gerry Dozier, accepted to Journal of the Operational Research Society, special issue on heuristic optimization. 
  16. "Prediction of wireless network connectivity using a Taylor Kriging approach,” Heping Liu*, Soroor K. Al-Khafaji* and Alice E. Smith, Special Issue on Soft Computing, Simulation, and Web-centric Computing : Selected Papers from NASTEC 2009, International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms (IJAIP), vol. 3, no. 2, 2011, 112-121.
  17. "The human voice: Theatre as a means of celebrating diversity and creating community,” Daydrie Hague, Toni Alexander, Donna Sollie, Marie Wooten, Daniel Svyantek, Alice E. Smith and Overton Jenda, The International Journal Of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, vol. 10, no. 5, 37-50, 2010.
  18. "Women in engineering in Turkey – A large scale quantitative and qualitative examination,”Alice E. Smith and Berna Dengiz*, European Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 35, no. 1, 2010, 45-57. Chosen to be archived at African Higher Education Research Online, AHERO, which is administered by the Centre for the Study of Higher Education at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. The East Africa Institute for Higher Education Studies and Development at Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda) is a project partner.
  19. "Guidelines and advice for successful publication provided by journal editors,” Luke T. Miller*, Alice E. Smith and Elaine Labach, American Journal of Business Education, vol. 3, no. 5, March 2010, 17-34.
  20. "Bandwidth allocation with an analytical model for ethernet passive optical networks,” Un Gi Joo* and Alice E. Smith, Computer Communications, vol. 33, 2010, 526-531.
  21. "Neural network models to anticipate failures of airport ground transportation vehicles,”Alice E. Smith, David W. Coit* and Yun-Chia Liang*, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 7, no. 1, January 2010, 183-188.
  22. "A general neural network model for estimating telecommunications network reliability,” Fulya Altiparmak*, Berna Dengiz* and Alice E. Smith, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 58, no. 1, March 2009, 2-9.
  23. "Determining aisle structures for facility designs using a hierarchy of algorithms,” Oguzhan Alagoz*, Bryan A. Norman and Alice E. Smith, special issue on Facility Logistics of IIE Transactions, vol. 40, no. 11, November 2008, 1019-1031.
  24. "Multi-objective facility expansion and relayout," Sadan Kulturel-Konak*, Alice E. Smith and Bryan A. Norman, IIE Transactions, vol. 39, no. 7, 2007, 747-761.
  25. "Solving the semi-desirable facility location problem using bi-objective particle swarm," Haluk Yapicioglu*, Alice E. Smith and Gerry Dozier, European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 177, no. 2, March 2007, 733-749.
  26. "The application of automated image analysis to dense heterogeneities in partially sintered alumina," Orhan Dengiz*, Richard McAfee*, Ian Nettleship and Alice E. Smith, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, vol. 27, no. 4, 2007, 1927-1933.
  27. "A memetic algorithm for channel assignment in wireless FDMA systems," Sung-Soo Kim*, Alice E. Smith and Jong-Hyun Lee, Computers and Operations Research, vol. 34, 2007, 1842-1856.
  28. "Practical guidelines for developing backpropagation neural network models of measurement uncertainty data," Chang-Xue Jack Feng, Abhirami C. Gowrisankar, Alice E. Smith and Zhi-Guang Samuel Yu, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, vol. 25, no. 4, 2006, 239-250.
  29. "An ant colony approach to the orienteering problem," Yun-Chia Liang* and Alice E. Smith, Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, vol. 23, no. 5, 2006, 403-414 (in English).
  30. "Multi-objective optimization using genetic algorithms," Abdullah Konak*, David W. Coit* and Alice E. Smith, Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 91, 2006, 992-1007. Most cited article of Reliability Engineering & System Safety.
  31. "The effect of powder forming method on the pull-out flaw populations observed on polished surfaces of alumina ceramics," Orhan Dengiz*, Tiandan Chen*, Ian Nettleship and Alice E. Smith, Materials Science and Engineering A, vol. A427, 2006, 160-166.
  32. "A continuous approach to considering uncertainty in facility design," Bryan A. Norman and Alice E. Smith, Computers and Operations Research, vol. 33 no. 6, 2006, 1760-1775.
  33. "Two-stage data mining for flaw identification in ceramics manufacture," Orhan Dengiz*, Alice E. Smith and Ian Nettleship, International Journal of Production Research, special issue on data mining, vol. 44, no. 15, July 2006, 2839-2851.
  34. "A new mixed integer programming formulation for facility layout design using flexible bays," Abdullah Konak*, Sadan Kulturel-Konak*, Bryan A. Norman and Alice E. Smith, Operations Research Letters, vol. 34, no. 6, November 2006, 660-672.
  35. "Multi-objective tabu search using a multinomial probability mass function," Sadan Kulturel-Konak*, Alice E. Smith and Bryan A. Norman, European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 169, 2006, 918-931.
  36. "Grain boundary detection in microstructure images using computational intelligence," Orhan Dengiz*, Alice E. Smith and Ian Nettleship, Computers & Industry, special issue on machine vision, vol 56, no. 8-9, December 2005, 854-866.
  37. "Dual kriging: An exploratory use in economic metamodeling," Ravipim Chaveesuk* and Alice E. Smith, The Engineering Economist, vol. 50, no.3. 2005, 247-271. Awarded the 2006 E. L. Grant Award for the Best Paper published in The Engineering Economist, vol. 50.
  38. "Layout optimization considering production uncertainty and routing flexibility," Sadan Kulturel-Konak*, Alice E. Smith and Bryan A. Norman, International Journal of Production Research, vol. 42, no. 21, November 2004, 4475-4493.
  39. "An Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm for the Redundancy Allocation Problem (RAP)," Yun-Chia Liang* and Alice E. Smith, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 53, no. 3, September 2004, 417-423. 
  40. "Exploiting Tabu Search Memory in Constrained Problems," Sadan Kulturel*, Bryan A. Norman, David W. Coit* and Alice E. Smith, INFORMS Journal on Computing, vol. 16, no. 3, Summer 2004, 241-254.
  41. "Capacitated network design considering survivability: An evolutionary approach," Abdullah Konak* and Alice E. Smith, Journal of Engineering Optimisation, vol. 36, no. 2, April 2004, 189-205.
  42. "Optimal Design of Reliable Computer Networks A Comparison of Metaheuristics," Fulya Altiparmak*, Berna Dengiz* and Alice E. Smith, Journal of Heuristics, vol. 9, no. 6, December 2003, 471-487.
  43. "Prediction of the gas-liquid volumetric mass transfer coefficients in surface-aeration and gas-inducing reactors using neural networks," R. Lemoine*, B. Fillion*, A. Behkish*, A. E. Smith and B. I. Morsi, Chemical Engineering and Processing, vol. 42, 2003, 621-643.
  44. "Efficiently solving the redundancy allocation problem using tabu search," Sadan Kulturel-Konak*, Alice E. Smith and David W. Coit*, IIE Transactions, vol. 35, 2003, 515-526.
  45. "Incorporating heterogeneous distance metrics within block layout design," Gultekin Ozdemir*, Alice E. Smith and Bryan A. Norman, International Journal of Production Research, vol. 41, no. 5, 2003, 1045-1056.
  46. "Economic Valuation of Capital Projects Using Neural Network Metamodels," Ravipim Chaveesuk* and Alice E. Smith, The Engineering Economist, vol. 48, no. 1, 2003, 1-30.
  47. "Estimation of shrinkage for near net-shape using a neural network approach," Abdullah Konak*, Sadan Kulturel Konak*, Alice E. Smith and Ian Nettleship, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Special Issue on Soft Computing in Manufacturing, vol. 14, 2003, 219-228.
  48. "Estimation of all-terminal network reliability using an artificial neural network," Chat Srivaree-ratana*, Abdullah Konak* and Alice E. Smith, Computers and Operations Research, vol. 29, no. 7, June 2002, 849-868.
  49. "Neural network open loop control system for wave soldering," David W. Coit*, Bonnie Turner Jackson* and Alice E. Smith, Journal of Electronics Manufacturing, vol. 11, no. 1, 2002, 95-105.
  50. "A seeded memetic algorithm for large unit commitment problems," Jorge F. Valenzuela* and Alice E. Smith, Journal of Heuristics, vol. 8, no. 2, March 2002,173-196.  
  51. "Genetic algorithm to maximize a lower-bound for system time-to-failure with uncertain component Weibull parameters," David W. Coit* and Alice E. Smith, Computers and Industrial Engineering, vol. 41, no. 4, February 2002, 423-440.
  52. "Estimation of a mass transfer coefficient for nylon manufacture using multiple neural networks," Sarah Lam*, Alice E. Smith and Badi Morsi, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, vol. 20, no. 5, 2001, 349-356.
  53. "An evolutionary approach to incorporating intradepartmental flow into facilities design," Bryan A. Norman, Alice E. Smith, Erkan Yildirim* and Wipawee Tharmmaphornphilas*, Advances in Engineering Software, vol. 32, no. 6, 2001, 443-453.
  54. "Locating input and output points in facilities design: A comparison of constructive, evolutionary and exact methods", Rifat Aykut Arapoglu*, Bryan A. Norman and Alice E. Smith, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, vol. 5, no. 3, June 2001, 192-203.
  55. "Integrated facilities design using a perimeter distance metric," Bryan A. Norman, Alice E. Smith and Rifat Aykut Arapoglu*, IIE Transactions, vol. 33, no. 4, 2001, 337-344.
  56. “An evolutionary approach for reliability optimization in fixed topology computer networks,” Fulya Altiparmak*, Berna Dengiz* and Alice E. Smith, Transactions on Operational Research, Operational Research Society, Turkey (in English), vol. 12, no. 1,2, November 2000, 57-75.
  57. "Prediction and optimization of a ceramic casting process using a hierarchical hybrid system of neural networks and fuzzy logic," Sarah Lam*, Kimberly Petri* and Alice E. Smith, IIE Transactions, vol.36, no. 1, January 2000, 83-91.
  58. "Computing confidence intervals for stochastic simulation using neural network metamodels,” Robert A. Kilmer*, Alice E. Smith and Larry J. Shuman, Computers and Industrial Engineering, vol. 36, no. 2, 1999, 391-407. 1.823 IF.
  59. "Alternative neural network approaches to corporate bond rating," Ravipim Chaveesuk*, Chat Srivaree-ratana* and Alice E. Smith, Journal of Engineering Valuation and Cost Analysis, vol. 2, no. 2, 1999, 117-131.
  60. "Economic design of reliable networks," Darren L. Deeter* and Alice E. Smith, IIE Transactions, vol. 30, 1998, 1161-1174.
  61. "Static neural network process models: Considerations and case studies," David W. Coit*, Bonnie Turner Jackson* and Alice E. Smith, International Journal of Production Research, vol. 36, no. 11, 1998, 2953-2967.
  62. "Bias and variance of validation methods for function approximation neural networks under conditions of sparse data," Janet M. Twomey* and Alice E. Smith, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C, vol. 28, no. 3, August 1998, 417-430.
  63. "Redundancy allocation to maximize a lower percentile of the system-time-to-failure distribution," David W. Coit* and Alice E. Smith, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 47, no. 1, March 1998, 79-87.
  64. "Statistical experimental design and analysis as a tool for capital budgeting decisions," David E. Sartori* and Alice E. Smith, PPG Technology Journal, vol. 4, no. 1, February 1998, 95-103.
  65. "A metamodel approach to sensitivity analysis of capital project valuation.pdf," David E. Sartori* and Alice E. Smith, The Engineering Economist, vol. 43, no. 1, Fall 1997, 1-24. Awarded the 1998 E.L. Grant Award for the Best Paper published in The Engineering Economist, vol. 43.
  66. "Local search genetic algorithm for optimal design of reliable networks," Berna Dengiz*, Fulya Altiparmak* and Alice E. Smith, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, vol. 1, no. 3, September 1997, 179-188.
  67. "Cost estimation predictive modeling: Regression versus neural network,"Alice E. Smith and Anthony K. Mason, The Engineering Economist, vol. 42, no. 2, Winter 1997, 137-161.
  68. "Efficient optimization of all-terminal reliable networks using an evolutionary approach," Berna Dengiz*, Fulya Altiparmak* and Alice E. Smith, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 46, no. 1, March 1997, 18-26.  
  69. "An emergency department simulation and a neural network metamodel," Robert A. Kilmer*, Alice E. Smith and Larry J. Shuman, Journal of the Society for Health System, vol. 5, no. 3, 1997, 63-79.
  70. "Penalty guided genetic search for reliability design optimization," David W. Coit* and Alice E. Smith, Computers and Industrial Engineering vol. 30, no. 4, September 1996, 895-904. 
  71. "Solving the redundancy allocation problem using a combined neural network / genetic algorithm approach," David W. Coit* and Alice E. Smith, Computers and Operations Research, vol. 23, no. 6, June 1996, 515-526.
  72. "Reliability optimization of series-parallel systems using a genetic algorithm," David W. Coit* and Alice E. Smith, IEEE Transactions on Reliability vol. 45, no. 2, June 1996, 254-260. Second most cited article of IEEE Transactions on Reliability.
  73. "Adaptive penalty methods for genetic optimization of constrained combinatorial problems," David W. Coit*, Alice E. Smith and David M. Tate, INFORMS Journal on Computing, vol. 8, no. 2, Spring 1996, 173-182.
  74. "Integrating an expert system and a neural network for process planning," Mark Wilhelm*, Alice E. Smith and Bopaya Bidanda, Engineering Design and Automation, vol. 1, no 4, Winter 1995, 259-269.
  75. "Unequal area facility layout using genetic search," David M. Tate and Alice E. Smith, IIE Transactions, vol. 27, 1995, 465-472.
  76. "A predictive model for slip resistance using artificial neural networks,” Janet M. Twomey*, Alice E. Smith and Mark S. Redfern, IIE Transactions, vol. 27, 1995, 374-381. 1.535 IF.
  77. "A genetic algorithm approach to curve fitting," Mehmet Gulsen*, Alice E. Smith and David M. Tate, International Journal of Production Research, vol. 33, no. 7, 1995, 1911-1923.
  78. "A genetic approach to the quadratic assignment problem," David M. Tate and Alice E. Smith, Computers and Operations Research, vol. 22, no.1, 1995, 73-83. 
  79. "Performance measures, consistency and power for artificial neural network models," Janet M. Twomey* and Alice E. Smith, Journal of Mathematical and Computer Modeling, vol. 21, no. 1/2, 1995, 243-258.
  80. "Process control using back propagation neural computing: A qualitative and quantitive analysis,"Alice E. Smith and Cihan H. Dagli, International Journal of Computer and Engineering Management, vol.2, no. 2, 1994, 1-16.
  81. "Reducing waste in casting with a predictive neural model," Sergio Martinez*, Alice E. Smith and Bopaya Bidanda, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, vol. 5, 1994, 277-286.
  82. "Genetically improved presequences for Euclidean traveling salesman problems," David M. Tate, Cenk Tunasar* and Alice E. Smith, Journal of Mathematical and Computer Modeling, vol. 20, no. 2, 1994, 135-143.
  83. "X-bar and R control chart interpretation using neural computing," Alice E. Smith, International Journal of Production Research, vol. 32, no. 2, 1994, 309-320. 
  84. "Relating product specifications and performance data with a neural network model for design improvement," Safouen Ben Brahim*, Alice E. Smith and Bopaya Bindanda, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, vol. 4, 1993, 367-374.
  85. "Predicting product quality with back propagation: A thermoplastic injection molding case study," Alice E. Smith, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, vol. 8, no. 4, 1993, 252-257.
  86. "An intelligent composite system for plastic extrusion process control," Alice E. Smith and Hulya Yazici, Journal of Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 5, no. 6, 1992, 519-526.
  87. "Sensitivity analysis of EAC's robustness," Ted G. Eschenbach and Alice E. Smith, The Engineering Economist, vol. 37, no. 3, 1992, 263-276.
  88. "Improving production management with intelligent systems: Tutorial and overview of applications," Cihan H. Dagli and Alice E. Smith, Engineering Management Journal, vol. 3, no. 1, 1991, 19-26.

Book Chapters


Note that * denotes graduate or post doctoral scholar.

  1. An extended double row layout problem,” Alice E. Smith, Chase C. Murray and Xingquan Zuo*, 12th International Material Handling Research Colloquium (B. Montreuil, A. Carrano, K. Gue, R. de Koster, M. Ogle and J. Smith, editors), Material Handling Institute, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-882780-17-5, 554-569.
  2. Non-deterministic decoding with mapping rearrangement to enhance precision in binary encodings,” Orhan Dengiz*, Alice E. Smith and Gerry Dozier, Heuristics: Theory and Applications (P. Siarry, editor), Nova Science Publishers, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-62417-637-1, Chapter 5, 69-82.
  3. Mentoring pathways: A small-wins approach to fostering faculty development” (2010). Toni Alexander, Donna L. Sollie, Victoria R. Brown, Daydrie Hague, Overtoun Jenda, Alice E. Smith, Daniel J. Svyantek and Marie W. Wooten, Mentoring Strategies to Facilitate the Advancement of Women Faculty (K. K. Karuksis, B. L. Gourley, M. Rossi and L. L. Wright, editors), American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., 61-78.
  4. Improving network connectivity in ad hoc networks using particle swarm optimization and agents,” Abdullah Konak*, Orhan Dengiz* and Alice E. Smith, Wireless Network Design: Optimization Models and Solution Procedures (J. Kennington, E. Olinick and D. Rajan, editors), Springer, 2011, Chapter 11, 247-270.
  5. Two-edge disjoint survivable network design problem with relays,” Abdullah Konak*, Sadan Kulturel-Konak* and Alice E. Smith, Operations Research and Cyber-Infrastructure (J. W. Chinneck, B. Kristjansson and M. Saltzman, editors), Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series, vol. 47, Springer Verlag, New York, 2009, 279-292.
  6. Optimizing a physical security configuration using a highly detailed simulation model,” Tom Marechal*, Alice E. Smith, Volkan Ustun*, Jeffrey S. Smith and Erjen Lefeber, Handbook of Military Industrial Engineering, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL, 2009, 2-1 – 2-17.
  7. Dynamic load balancing using an ant colony approach in micro-cellular systems,” Sung-Soo Kim*, Alice E. Smith and Soon-Jung Hong, Advances in Metaheuristics for Hard Optimization (P. Siarry and Z. Michalewicz, editors) Springer's Natural Computing Series, Springer Verlag, Germany, 2007, 137-152.
  8. Ant colony paradigm for reliable systems design,” Yun Chia Liang* and Alice E. Smith, Computational Intelligence in Reliability Engineering (G. Levitin, editor), Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2007, Chapter 1, 1-20.
  9. Network reliability optimization,” Abdullah Konak* and Alice E. Smith, Handbook of Optimization in Telecommunications (M. G. C. Resende and P. Pardalos, editors), Springer Verlag, USA, 2006, Chapter 26, 735-760.
  10. "Design of production facilities using evolutionary computing," Alice E. Smith and Bryan A. Norman, Evolutionary Optimization (R. Sarker, M. Mohammadian and X. Yao, editors), Kluwer Academic Publishers, USA, 2002, Chapter 12, 309-327.
  11. "Neural network predictive process models: Three diverse manufacturing examples," Sarah S. Y. Lam* and Alice E. Smith, Handbook of Computational Intelligence in Design and Manufacturing (A. Kusiak and J. Wang, editors), CRC Press LLC, 2001, Chapter 11, 11-1 & 11-12.
  12. "Evolutionary methods for design of reliable networks," Alice E. Smith and Berna Dengiz*, Telecommunications Optimization: Heuristic and Adaptive Computation Techniques (D. Corne, M. Oates and G. Smith, editors), Wiley, Chichester, U.K., 2000, Chapter 2, 17-34.
  13. "A hierarchical genetic algorithm for system identification and curve fitting with a supercomputer implementation," Mehmet Gulsen* and Alice E. Smith, IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications, Evolutionary Algorithms (Lawrence David Davis, Kenneth De Jong, Michael D. Vose, and L. Darrell Whitley, editors), Springer-Verlag, New York,1999, 111-138.
  14. "Constraint Handling Techniques - Penalty Functions," Alice E. Smith and David W. Coit*, in Handbook of Evolutionary Computation, Institute of Physics Publishing and Oxford University Press, Bristol U.K., 1997, Chapter C5.2.
  15. "Validation and Verification," Janet M. Twomey* and Alice E. Smith, in Artificial Neural Networks for Civil Engineers: Fundamentals and Applications (N. Kartam, I. Flood and J. Garrett, editors), ASCE press, 1997, pp. 44-64.
  16. "Process Planning using an Integrated Neural Network and Expert System Approach," Mark Wilhelm*, Alice E. Smith and Bopaya Bidanda, in Hybrid Intelligent System Applications (J. Liebowitz, editor), Cognizant Communications/ISIS, Elmsford, NY, 1996, pp. 3-23.
  17. "Impacts of Intelligent Process Control on Product Design," Alice E. Smith, in Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing (C. H. Dagli and A. Kusiak, editors), ASME Press, New York, 1994, pp. 383-394.
  18. "Manufacturing Feature Identification for Intelligent Design," Alice E. Smith and Cihan H. Dagli, in Intelligent System in Design and Manufacturing (C. H. Dagli and A. Kusiak, editors), ASME Press, New York, 1994, pp. 213-230.
  19. "An Expert System With External Optimization Module for Quality Control Decisions," Alice E. Smith and Cihan H. Dagli, in Handbook of Expert Systems Applications in Manufacturing: Structure and Rules (A. Mital and S. Anand, editors), Chapman & Hall, London, UK, 1994, pp. 370-381.
  20. "Analysis of Worth: Justifying Funding for Development and Implementation of Expert Systems," Alice E. Smith and Cihan H. Dagli, in Managing Expert Systems (E. Turban and J. Liebowitz, editors), Idea Group Publishing, Harrisburg, PA, 1992, pp. 60-83., pp. 60-83.

Edited Books
  1. Proceedings of the 1999 Second Japan-USA Joint Workshop on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (M. Gen, T. Yokota, A. E. Smith, G. A. Suer, R. W. Wolff and G. Yamazaki, editors), Kanazawa, Japan, October 1999.
  2. Proceedings of the 1998 First Japan-USA Joint Workshops on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (M. Gen, A. E. Smith, G. A. Suer and S. S. Oren, editors), Ashikaga, Japan, November 1998.
  3. Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks, Volume 7 (C. H. Dagli, M. Akay, O. Ersoy, B. R. Fernandez and A. E. Smith, editors), ASME Press, New York, 1997.

Refereed Proceedings




  1. Empty container stacking operations: case study of an empty container depot in Valparaiso Chile,” Jimena Pascual, Diego Aranda*, Felipe Hidalgo*, Alice E. Smith, Erhan Karakaya*, and Rosa G. Gonzalez-Ramirez, Proceedings of the 2017 Winter Simulation Conference, Washington DC, December 2016.
  2. Empty container stacking operations: case study of an empty container depot in Valparaiso Chile,” Felipe Hidalgo*, Diego Aranda*, Jimena Pascual, Erhan Karakaya*, Alice E. Smith and Rosa G. Gonzalez-Ramirez, Proceedings of the International Conference on Production Research, Valparaíso, Chile, October 2016.
  3. DATASEM: A simulation suite for SoSE management research,” Richard Turner, Levent Yilmaz, Jeffrey Smith, Donghuang Li, Saicharan Chada, Alice E. Smith and Alexey Tregubov, Proceedings of the 2016 11th System of Systems Engineering Conference, Kongsberg, Norway, June 2016.
  4. Environmental improvement of operating supply chains:  An optimization approach for the cement industry,” Mario C. Vélez-Gallego, Alice E. Smith and Nora Cadavid, Proceedings of the 2016 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Anaheim, California, May 2016.
  5. A model-driven engineering approach to simulation experiment design and execution,” Alejandro Teran-Somohano, Alice E. Smith, Joseph Ledet, Levent Yilmaz, and Halit Oguztuzun, Proceedings of the 2015 Winter Simulation Conference (L. Yilmaz, W. K. V. Chan, I. Moon, T. M. K. Roeder, C. Macal, and M. D. Rossetti, editors), December 2015, 2632-2643.
  6. A hybrid transformation process for simulation modernization and reuse via model replicability and scenario reproducibility,” Joseph Ledet., Sema Cam, B. Kaan Gorur, Orçun Dayibas, Halit Oguztuzun, Levent Yilmaz, and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2015 AlaSim International Conference, May, 2015, Huntsville, Alabama.
  7. Toward a model-driven engineering framework for reproducible simulation experiment lifecycle management,” Alejandro Teran-Somohano, Orçun Dayıbaş, Levent Yilmaz and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference (A. Tolk, S. Y. Diallo, I. O. Ryzhov, L. Yilmaz, S. Buckley, and J. A. Miller, editors), December, 2014, 2726-2737.
  8. Integer programming model for fuzzy rule-based classification systems,” Shahab Derhami and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Beijing, China, July, 2014.
  9. Toward model-driven engineering principles and practices for model replication," J. Ledet, A. Teran-Somohano, Z. Butcher, L. Yilmaz, A. E. Smith, H. Oguztuzun, O.Dayibas, and B. K. Gorur in Proceedings of the 2014 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, pp. 34-41, Monterey, California, July 2014. 
  10. Airfoil optimization by evolution strategies,” Drew A. Curriston and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Cancun, Mexico, June 2013.
  11. A setup reduction methodology from lean manufacturing for development of meta-heuristic algorithms,” Alejandro Teran-Somohano and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Cancun, Mexico, June 2013.
  12. A complex adaptive model of information foraging and preferential attachment dynamics in global participatory science,” Ozgur Ozmen, Jeffrey S. Smith, Levent Yilmaz, and Alice E. Smith, 2012 IEEE Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support (CogSIMA 2012), New Orleans, LA, USA, 2012.
  13. Disservice representation using the Gini coefficient in semi-desirable facility location problems,” Haluk Yapicioglu and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, New Orleans, LA, June 2011.
  14. A simulation methodology for online process control of hot mix asphalt (HMA) production,” Ozgur Kabadurmus, Onkar Pathak, Jeffrey S. Smith, Alice E. Smith, and Haluk Yapicioglu, Proceedings of the 2010 Winter Simulation Conference, Baltimore, MD, December 2010.
  15. Optimizing tactical military MANETs with a specialized PSO,” Younchol Cho, Jeffrey .S. Smith, and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Barcelona, Spain, July 2010.
  16. “Application of Kriging to predict wireless network connectivity,” Soroor Al Khafaij, Heping Liu and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2nd International North-American Simulation Technology Conference on Soft Computing, Simulation and Software Engineering, Atlanta, GA, August 26-28, 2009, 16-20.
  17. “Application of Kriging to cost estimation,” Sohier Baioumy, Heping Liu and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 9th Cairo University International Conference on Mechanical Design and Production (MDP-9), Cairo, Egypt, January 8-10, 2008, 1546-1556.
  18. "A novel particle swarm optimizer with kriging models,” Heping Liu and Alice E. Smith, Intelligent Engineering Systems through Artificial Neural Networks: Smart Systems Engineering: Computational Intelligence in Archtiecting Complex Engineering Systems, vol. 17, (Proceedings of the Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering Conference (ANNIE 2007) held November 11-14, 2007, in St. Louis, Missouri) edited by Cihan H. Dagli, Anna L. Buczak, David L. Enke, Mark J. Embrechts, and Okan Ersoy, ASME Press Series on Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks, New York, 2007, 353-358.
  19. "The application of microstructure mining to the relationships between surface damage and materials processing for polycrystalline ceramics," Orhan Dengiz, Tiandan Chen, Ian Nettleship, and Alice E. Smith, Materials Science & Technology Conference (MS&T2006), Cincinnati, OH, October 15-19, 2006.
  20. "Maximizing connectivity and performance in mobile ad hoc networks using mobile agents," Orhan Dengiz, Abdullah Konak, and Alice E. Smith, International Conference on Telecommunication Systems -Modeling and Analysis (ICTSM2006), Penn State-Berks, Reading, PA, October 5-8, 2006.
  21. "A populated variable neighborhood descend algorithm for the orienteering problem," M. Fatih Tasgetiren, Alice E. Smith and Hatice Uysal, Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Sakarya, Turkey, May 2006.
  22. "Designing resilient networks using a hybrid genetic algorithm approach," Abdullah Konak and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO-2005 (H.-G. Beyer, U.-M. O'Reilly, D.V. Arnold, W. Banzhaf, C. Blum, E.W. Bonabeau, E. Cantú Paz, D. Dasgupta, K. Deb, J.A. Foster, E.D. de Jong, H. Lipson, X. Llora, S. Mancoridis, M. Pelikan, G.R. Raidl, T. Soule, A. Tyrrell, J.-P. Watson, and E. Zitzler, editors), ACM Press, New York, 2005, 1279-1286.
  23. "Reaching 6th through 8th grade students through the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Teachers Program," Alice E. Smith, Cynda Fickert and Mark Jones, Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, Portland, OR, 2005. Awarded Best ASEE Zone II Paper (there are four ASEE zones in the U.S.)
  24. "A Pareto fed multi-objective genetic algorithm for the redundancy allocation problem," Orhan Dengzi, Alice E. Smith, Fulya Altiparmak and Berna Dengiz, Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 2005.
  25. "The rack layout problem with stochastic demand and profit," Bryan A. Norman, Chen Li and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 2005.
  26. "New event-driven sampling techniques for network reliability estimation," Abdullah Konak, Alice E. Smith and Sadan Kulturel-Konak, Proceedings of the 2004 Winter Simulation Conference, Washington DC, 2004.
  27. "Bi-criteria model for locating a semi-desirable facility on a plane using particle swarm optimization," Haluk Yapicioglu, Gerry Dozier and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2004 Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2004), Portland, OR, June 2004, IEEE, 2328-2334.
  28. "Non-deterministic decoding with memory to enhance precision in binary-coded genetic algorithms," Orhan Dengiz, Gerry Dozier and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2004 Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2004), Portland, OR, June 2004, IEEE, 2166-2172.
  29. "Reaching 6th through 8th grade students through the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Teachers Program," Alice E. Smith, Cynda Fickert and Mark Jones, Proceedings of the ASEE Southeast Section Conference, Auburn, AL, 2004. Awarded Best ASEE Zone II Paper (there are four ASEE zones in the U.S.)
  30. "Engineering journal review process: A survey of engineering journal editors," Luke T. Miller and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the ASEE Southeast Section Conference, Auburn, AL, 2004.
  31. "A reliability block diagramming tool to describe networks," Mehmet Sahinoglu, C. V. Ramamoorthy, Alice E. Smith and Berna Dengiz, Proceedings of the 2004 Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, Los Angeles, 2004, 141-145.
  32. "Improved network design when considering s-t reliability using an exact reliability block diagram," Mehmet Sahinoglu, Alice Smith and Berna Dengiz, Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks, Volume 13 (C. H. Dagli, A. L. Buczak, J. Ghosh, M. J. Embrechts and O. Ersoy, editors), ASME Press, 2003, 849-855.
  33. "Designing aisle networks to facilitate material flow," Oguzhan Alagoz, Bryan A. Norman and Alice E. Smith, Progress in Material Handling Research 2002 (Russell Meller, Michael K. Ogle, Brett A. Peters, G. Don Taylor and John Usher, editors), The Material Handling Institute, Charlotte, NC, 2002, 11-25.
  34. "Reliability estimation of computer communication networks: ANN models", Fulya Altiparmak, Berna Dengiz and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Eighth IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), Kemer-Antalya, Turkey, 2003.
  35. "Neural computing approach to shape change estimation in hot iso-static pressing," Orhan Dengiz, Abdullah Konak, Sadan Kulturel-Konak, Alice E. Smith and Ian Nettleship, Adaptive Computing in Design and Manufacture V (I. C. Parmee, editor), Springer-Verlag, London, 2002, 171-180.
  36. "Reliability improvement of airport ground transportation vehicles using neural networks to anticipate system failure," Alice E. Smith, David W. Coit and Curtis McCullers, Proceedings of the 2002 Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), January 2002, Seattle, WA, 74-79. Awarded the William A. J. Golomski Award for Best Paper by an IIE member.
  37. "Predictive diagnostics for motor driven automated doors," Curtis W. McCullers and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the American Public Transportation Association Rail Transportation Conference, June 2001, Boston, MA, CD ROM Format.
  38. "Artificial neural networks in network reliability estimation using different experimental design methods," Fulya Altiparmak, Berna Dengiz and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2001 IE Research Conference, May 2001, Dallas, TX, CD ROM Format.
  39. "Explicitly incorporating multiple material handling systems within block layout design," Alice E. Smith, Gultekin Ozdemir and Bryan A. Norman, Progress in Material Handling Research 2000 (R. J. Graves, L. F. McGinnis, M. K. Ogle, B. A. Peters, R. E. Ward and M. R. Wilhelm, editors), The Material Handling Institute, Charlotte, NC, 2000, 330-339.
  40. "Ant colony optimization for constrained combinatorial problems," Yun-Chia Liang and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 5th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering - Theory, Applications and Practice, December 2000, Hsinchu, Taiwan, CD ROM Format, Paper ID#296. Awarded Best Student Paper of the conference.
  41. "A genetic algorithm for the orienteering problem," M. Fatih Tasgetiren and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2000 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, La Jolla, CA, July 2000, IEEE, 910-915.
  42. "Minimum cost 2-edge-connected Steiner graphs in rectilinear space: An evolutionary approach," Sadan Kulturel Konak, Abdullah Konak and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2000 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, La Jolla, CA, July 2000, IEEE, 97-103.
  43. "Evolutionary design of facilities considering production uncertainty," Alice E. Smith and Bryan A. Norman, Evolutionary Design and Manufacture: Selected Papers from ACDM 2000 (I. C. Parmee, editor), Springer-Verlag, London, 2000, 175-186.
  44. "Incorporating heterogeneous distance metrics within block layout design," Gultekin Ozdemir, Alice E. Smith, Bryan A. Norman, Proceedings of the Second Asia-Pacific Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management Systems, Kanazawa, Japan, 1999, 213-216. Also published in Proceedings of the 1999 Second Japan-USA Joint Workshop on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (M. Gen. T. Yokota, A. E. Smith, G. A. Suer, R. W. Wolff and G. Yamazaki, editors), Kanazawa, Japan, October 1999, 49-52.
  45. "A neural network metamodel approach to capital investment decision analysis," Ravipim Chaveesuk and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 1999 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Washington, DC, July 1999, CD ROM format, paper number 306.
  46. "Validation of neural networks using hybrid re-sampling methods," Sarah S. Y. Lam and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 1999 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Washington, DC, July 1999, CD ROM format, paper number 307.
  47. "A hybrid genetic algorithm approach for backbone design of communication networks," Abdullah Konak and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 1999 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Washington D.C., IEEE, 1999, 1817-1823.
  48. "Experiences with teaching adaptive optimization to engineering graduate students," Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 1999 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Washington D.C., IEEE, 1999, 1696-1701.
  49. "An ant system approach to redundancy allocation," Yun-Chia Liang and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 1999 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Washington D.C., IEEE, 1999, 1478-1484.
  50. "A genetic algorithm approach to input/output station location in facilities design," Rifat Aykut Arapoglu, Bryan A. Norman and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Second Japan-Australia Joint Workshop on Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems, Kyoto, Japan, November 1998, 155-170.
  51. "Research in intelligent manufacturing systems at the University of Pittsburgh," Bryan A. Norman and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of 1998 The First Japan-USA Joint Workshops on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Ashikaga, Japan, November 1998, addendum.
  52. "A genetic algorithm approach to input/output station location in facilities design," Rifat Aykut Arapoglu, Bryan A. Norman and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of 1998 The First Japan-USA Joint Workshops on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Ashikaga, Japan, November 1998, 15-20.
  53. "A neural network approach for condition monitoring of the people mover door systems," Kevin Creehan, Richard Persia and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Second Japan-Australia Joint Workshop on Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems, Kyoto, Japan, November 1998, 70-74.
  54. "A neural network approach for condition monitoring of the people mover door systems," Kevin Creehan, Richard Persia and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of 1998 The First Japan-USA Joint Workshops on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Ashikaga, Japan, November 1998, 104-108.
  55. "Estimating all-terminal network reliability using a neural network," Chat-Srivaree-ratana and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cerbernetics, San Diego, CA, October 1998, 4734-4740
  56. "Integrated facility design using an evolutionary approach subordinate network algorithm," Bryan A. Norman, Alice E. Smith and Rifat Aykut Arapoglu, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN V) (A. E. Eiben, T. Baeck, M. Schoenauer and H.-P. Schwefel, editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1498, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 1998, 937-946.
  57. "An efficient algorithm for using a perimeter distance metric in unequal area facility layout," Bryan A. Norman, Alice E. Smith and Rifat Aykut Arapoglu, Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Banff, Canada, May 1998.
  58. "A general upper bound for all-terminal network reliability and its uses," Abdullah Konak and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Banff, Canada, May 1998.
  59. "Development of artificial neural network-based autoclaved cellular concrete models," W. Hu, Alice E. Smith, Luis E. Vallejo, Ronald Neufeld and D. M. Golden, Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Use and Management of Coal Combustion Products, Orlando, FL., 1998, vol. 1, pp. 31-1 to 31-21.
  60. "Cascade-correlation neural network modeling of the abrasive flow machining process," Sarah S. Y. Lam and Alice E. Smith, Advances in Industrial Engineering Theories, Applications and Practice III, Volume III (M. M. Tseng, editor), International Journal of Industrial Engineering, 1998, 898-905.
  61. "Neural network modeling of abrasive flow machining," Alice E. Smith and William S. Slaughter, Proceedings of the Advanced Technology Program Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Technology Public Workshop, NIST Document NISTIR 6079, Ann Arbor, MI, October 1997, 151-158.
  62. "Technology transfer of computational intelligence for manufacturing process control," Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Fourth Africa-USA International Conference on Manufacturing Technology, Pittsburgh, PA, August 1997, 90-97.
  63. "Local search genetic algorithm for optimization of highly reliable communications networks," Berna Dengiz, Fulya Altiparmak and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Genetic Algorithms, East Lansing, MI, July 1997, 650-657.
  64. "Use of a hybrid genetic algorithm for a computer network design problem," Berna Dengiz, Fulya Altiparmak and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 11th European Simulation Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 1997, 529-535.
  65. "Developing and teaching graduate courses in computational intelligence," Alice E. Smith, Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks, Volume 7 (C.H. Dagli, M. Akay, O. Ersoy, B.R. Fernandez and A. E. Smith, editors), ASME Press, 1997, 1043-1048.
  66. "Considering uncertainty in unequal area block layout design," Bryan A. Norman and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Sixth Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Miami, FL, May 1997, 826-831.
  67. "Optimal design of networks considering all-terminal reliability," Berna Dengiz, Fulya Altiparmak and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Sixth Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Miami, FL, May 1997, 30-35.
  68. "Process monitoring of abrasive flow machining using a neural network predictive model," Sarah S. Y. Lam and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Sixth Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Miami, FL, May 1997, 477-482.
  69. "Random keys genetic algorithm with adaptive penalty function for optimization of constrained facility layout problems," Bryan A. Norman and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Evolutionary Computing, Indianapolis, IN, April 1997, 407-411.
  70. "Considering risk profiles in design optimization for series-parallel systems," David W. Coit and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 1997 Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, Philadelphia PA, January 1997, 271-277.
  71. "Heuristic optimization of network design considering all-terminal reliability," Darren L. Deeter and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 1997 Annual reliability and Maintainability Symposium, Philadelphia PA, January 1997, 194-199.
  72. "Optimal reliability allocation in series-parallel system from components' discrete cost - reliability data sets: A nested simulated annealing approach," Subba Rao V. Majety, Srikanth Venkatasubramanian and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Fifth International Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 1996, 435-440.
  73. "Stochastic formulations of redundancy allocation problem," David W. Coit and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Fifth International Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 1996, 459-463.
  74. "A hierarchical fuzzy model for predicting casting time in a slip-casting process," Kimberly L. Petri and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Fifth International Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 1996, 217-222.
  75. "Iterative training to improve neural network metamodels of simulated systems," Saniye Burcu Ozserim, Alice E. Smith and Robert A. Kilmer, Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks, Volume 6 (C. H. Dagli, M. Akay, C. L. P. Chen, B. R. Fernandez and J. Ghosh, editors), ASME Press, 1996, 135-142.
  76. "Artificial neural network approach to the control of a wave soldering process," Janet M. Twomey and Alice E. Smith, Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks, Volume 6 (C. H. Dagli, M. Akay, C. L. P. Chen, B. R. Fenandez and J. Gosh, editors), ASME Press, 1996, pp. 889-894.
  77. "Using a neural network as a function evaluator during GA search for reliability optimization," David W. Coit and Alice E. Smith, Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks, Volume 5 (C. H. Dagli, M. Akay, C. L. P. Chen, B. R. Fernandez and J. Ghosh, editors), ASME Press, 1995, 369-374.
  78. "A genetic algorithm approach to optimal topological design of all terminal networks," Berna Dengiz, Fulya Altiparmak and Alice E. Smith, Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks, Volume 5 (C. H. Dagli, M. Akay, C. L. P. Chen, B. R. Fernandez and J. Ghosh, editors), ASME Press, 1995, 405-410.
  79. "Committee networks by re-sampling," Janet M. Twomey and Alice E. Smith, Intelligent Engineering System Through Artificial Neural Networks, Volume 5 (C. H. Dagli, M. Akay, C. L. P. Chen, B. R. Fernandez and J. Ghosh, editors), ASME Press, 1995, 153-158.
  80. "Optimization approaches to the redundancy allocation problem for series-parallel systems," David W. Coit and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Fourth Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Nashville, TN, May 1995, 342-349.
  81. "Estimating cost functions: Neural nets and regression," Anthony K. Mason and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the International Society of Parametric Analysts, San Diego, CA, May 1995, 149-163.
  82. "A neural network metamodel of an emergency department simulation," Robert A. Kilmer, Alice E. Smith, Cenk Tunasar and Larry J. Shuman, Proceedings of the Fourth Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Nashville, TN, May 1995, 138-144.
  83. "Using designed experiments to produce robust neural network models of manufacturing processes," David W. Coit and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Fourth Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Nashville, TN, May 1995, 229-238.
  84. "Pre-sequencing the Euclidean TSP with a combined genetic algorithm / space filling curve approach," David M. Tate, Cenk Tunasar and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Third IIE Research Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 1994, 267-272.
  85. Use of a genetic algorithm to optimize combinatorial reliability design problem," David W. Coit and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Third IIE Research Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 1994, 467-472.
  86. "Curve fitting using a genetic algorithm," with Mehmet Gulsen, Alice E. Smith and David M. Tate, Proceedings of the Third IIE Research Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 1994, 531-536.
  87. "Neural networks as a metamodeling technique for discrete event stochastic simulation," Robert A. Kilmer, Alice E. Smith and Larry J. Shuman, Intelligent Engineering Systems Though Artificial Neural Networks, Volume 4, (C. H. Dagli, B. R. Fernandez, J. Ghosh and R. T. S. Kumara, editors), ASME Press, 1994, 1141-1146.
  88. "Wave soldering process control modeling using a neural network approach," David W. Coit, Jay Billa, Darren Leonard, Alice E. Smith, William Clark and Amro El-Jaroudi, Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks, Volume 4 (C. H. Dagli, B. R. Fernandez, J. Ghosh and R. T. S. Kumara, editors), ASME Press, 1994, 999-1004.
  89. "Artificial neural networks as an aid to medical decision making: Comparing a statistical re-sampling technique with the train-and-test technique for validation of sparse data sets," Terry L. Huston, Alice E. Smith and Janet M. Twomey, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Interpreting Clinical Data, AAAI Press Technical Report SS-94-01, 1994, 70-73.
  90. "Expected allele coverage and the role of mutation," David M. Tate and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Genetic Algorithms, Urbana, IL, July 1993, 31-37.
  91. "Nonparametric error estimation methods for validating artificial neural networks," Janet M. Twomey and Alice E. Smith, Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks, Volume 3, (C . H. Dagli, L. I. Burke, B. R. Fernandez, J. Ghosh, editors), ASME Press, 1993, 233-238.
  92. "Using artificial neural networks to approximate a discrete event stochastic simulation model," Robert A. Kilmer and Alice E. Smith, Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks, Volume 3, (C. H. Dagli, L.I. Burke, B. R. Fernandez, J. Ghosh, editors), ASME Press, 1993, 631-636.
  93. "Genetic optimization using a penalty function," Alice E. Smith and David M. Tate, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Genetic Algorithms, Urbana, IL, July 1993, 499-505.
  94. "Neural network control charts for location and variance process shifts," Hulya Yazici and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the World Congress on Neural Networks, Portland, OR, July 1993, I-265-268.
  95. "Genetic algorithm optimization applied to variations of the unequal area facilities layout problem," David M. Tate and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Second IIE Research Conference, Los Angeles, CA, May 1993, 335-339.
  96. "Using artificial neural networks for estimation during cost analysis," Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Second IIE Research Conference, Los Angeles, CA, May 1993, 102-106.
  97. "A neural predictive quality model for slip casting using categorical metrics," Sergio Martinez, Alice E. Smith and Bopaya Bidanda, Proceedings of the Second IIE Research Conference, Los Angeles, CA, May 1993, 265-269.
  98. "A neural network model of the dynamic coefficient of friction," Janet M. Twomey, Alice E. Smith and Mark S. Redferm, Proceedings of the Second IIE Research Conference, Los Angeles, CA, May 1993, 187-191.
  99. "Power curves for pattern classification networks," Janet M. Twomey and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 1993 IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks, San Francisco, CA, March 1993, 950-955.
  100. "Using genetic algorithms for equal area facilities layout design," Alice E. Smith and David M. Tate, Robotics and Manufacturing: Recent Trends in Research, Education, and Applications, Volume 4 (M. Jamshidi, R. Lumia, J. Mullins and M. Shahinpoor, editors), ASME Press, 1992, 923-928.
  101. "An examination of performance measures for pattern classification back propagation neural networks," Janet M. Twomey and Alice E. Smith, in Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks, Volume 2 (C. H. Dagli, L. I. Burke and Y. C. Shin, editors), ASME Press, 1992, 343-348.
  102. "Estimating product performance and quality from design parameters via neural networks," Sanfouen Ben Brahim, Alice E. Smith and Bopaya Bidanda, Proceedings of the First IIE Research Conference, Chicago, IL, May 1992, 319-323.
  103. "A composite system approach for intelligent quality control," Hulya Yazici and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the IIE Research Conference, Chicago, IL, May 1992, 325-328 275-282.
  104. "Control chart representation and analysis via back propagation neural networks," Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 1992 International Fuzzy Systems and Intelligent Control Conference, Louisville, KY, March 1992, 275-282.
  105. "Quality control using back propagation: An injection molding application," Alice E. Smith, Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks (C. Dagli, S. Kumara and Y. Shin, editors), ASME Press, 1991, 729-734.
  106. "A prototype quality control expert system integrated with an optimization module," Chin H. Dagli and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the World Congress on Expert Systems, Orlando, FL, December 1991, 1959-1966.
  107. "Controlling industrial processes through supervised, feed forward neural networks," Alice E. Smith and Cihan H. Dagli, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 21, no. 1-4, November 1991, 247-251.
  108. "An empirical analysis of back propagation error surface initiation for injection molding process control," Alice E. Smith, Cihan H. Dagli and Elaine R. Raterman, Proceedings of the 1991 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Charlottesville, VA, October 1991, 1529-1534.
  109. "Relating binary and continuous problem entropy to back propagation network architecture," Alice E. Smith and Cihan H. Dagli, Applications of Artificial Neural Networks II, SPIE, 1991, 551-562.
  110. "Women engineers as managers," Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the ASEM 11th Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, October 1990, 45-51.
  111. "Cost justification of an expert system," Alice E. Smith and Cihan H. Dagli, Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Managing Expert Systems Programs and Projects, Washington, D.C., September 1990, 114-121.
  112. "Violating the equivalent repetition assumption of EAC," Ted G. Eschenbach and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the International Industrial Engineering Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 1990, 99-104.
  113. "Packing your technical project for executive approval," Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Society of Women Engineers Convention, San Juan, P.R., June 1988, 257-265.
  114. "What's it worth - Cost benefit analysis of an AM/FM system," Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the Automated Mapping/Facilities Management Regional Conference, Orlando, FL, February 1987, 261-273 and Proceedings of the Automated Mapping Facilities Management Conference, Snowmass, CO, August 1986, 531-442.

Other Publications and Media Coverage



  1. “Conference report: 2011 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation,” Alice E. Smith, IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, vol. 7, no. 1, February 2012, 12-13.
  2. “Evolving an adaptive optimization course,” Alice E. Smith, IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, vol. 4, no. 1, February 2009, 52-54.
  3. “Learning continents: A spotlight on Turkey’s women academics and industry partners,” Alice E. Smith, Industrial Engineer Magazine, vol. 41, no. 1, January 2009, 32-33.
  4. “Application of statistical estimators to expanding Pareto fronts,” H. P. Liu, A. E. Smith, H. Yapicioglu and G. Dozier, in JSM Proceedings, Statistical Computing Section. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association, 2008, on line format.
  5. “The correlation of spatial heterogeneity in partially sintered ceramics with pull-out damage on ground and polished surfaces.” Alice E. Smith and Ian Nettleship, Proceedings of the 2004 NSF Design and Manufacturing Research Conference, Dallas, TX, January 2004, CD Rom format.
  6. “Comprehensive redesign of industrial facilities,” Bryan A. Norman and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2003 NSF Design and Manufacturing Research Conference, Birmingham, AL, January 2003, CD Rom format.
  7. “Book review: Multi-Objective Optimization using Evolutionary Algorithms,” Alice E. Smith, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, vol. 6, no. 5, October 2002, 526.
  8. “Comprehensive redesign of industrial facilities,” Bryan A. Norman and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2002 NSF Design and Manufacturing Research Conference, San Juan PR, January 2002, CD Rom format.
  9. “Improving manufacturability of P/M superalloys by microstructural control,” Ian Nettleship and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2001 NSF Design and Manufacturing Research Conference, San Juan PR, January 2002, CD Rom format.
  10. “Book review: Genetic Algorithms and Engineering Optimization,” Alice E. Smith, IIE Transactions, vol. 33, no. 6, June 2001, 531-532.
  11. “Comprehensive redesign of industrial facilities,” Bryan A. Norman and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2001 NSF Design and Manufacturing Research Conference, Tampa, FL, January 2001, CD Rom format.
  12. “Improving manufacturability of P/M superalloys by microstructural control,” Ian Nettleship and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2001 NSF Design and Manufacturing Research Conference, Tampa, FL, January 2001, CD Rom format.
  13. “Update, Research 2000,” Alice E. Smith, IIE Facilities, Planning & Design Division Newsletter, Fall 2000, 6.
  14. “Book review: Swarm Intelligence,” Alice E. Smith, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, vol. 4, no. 2, 2000, 192-193.
  15. “Improving manufacturability of P/M superalloys by microstructural control,” Ian Nettleship and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2000 NSF Design and Manufacturing Research Conference, Vancouver, BC, January 2000, CD Rom format.
  16. “Neural network models of industrial processes: Condition-based maintenance application,” Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 1999 NSF Design and Manufacturing Research Conference, Vancouver, BC, January 2000, CD Rom format.
  17. “Comprehensive redesign of industrial facilities,” Bryan A. Norman and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 2000 NSF Design and Manufacturing Research Conference, Vancouver, BC, January 2000, CD Rom format.
  18. “Improving manufacturability of P/M superalloys by microstructural control,” Ian Nettleship and Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 1999 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, Long Beach, CA, January 1999, CD Rom format.
  19. “Neural network models for industrial applications where data sets are small,” Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 1999 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, Long Beach, CA, January 1999, CD Rom format.
  20. “Book review:> Adaptive Computing in Design and Manufacture,” Alice E. Smith, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, vol. 3, no. 2, 1999, 159.
  21. “New ways to consider production uncertainty and detailed design in facilities layout,” Alice E. Smith and Bryan A. Norman, IIE FAPAD Newsletter, Spring 1998, 3-4.
  22. “Book Review:> Achieving Stretch Goals,” Alice E. Smith, IIE Transactions, vol. 30, no. 4, 1998, 411.
  23. “Neural network models of manufacturing processes: Technology transfer issues in development, validation and implementation,” Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 1998 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, Monterrey, Mexico, January 1998, 311-312.
  24. “Resampling validation of neural network industrial models under conditions of sparse data,” Alice E. Smith, Proceedings of the 1997 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, Seattle WA, January 1997, 417-418.
  25. “Process planning using an integrated neural network and expert system approach,” Mark Wilhelm, Alice E. Smith and Bopaya Bidanda, Proceedings of the 1994 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, Cambridge, MA, January 1994, 391-392.
  26. “Southwestern Bell:> Change molds an organization,” Alice E. Smith, a case in Modern Management: Quality, Ethics, and the Global Environment, Fifth Edition by S. C. Certo, Allyn and Bacon, Boston 1992, pp. 378-379.
  27. “Graduate options for management education,” Alice E. Smith, U. S. Woman Engineer, vol. 36, no. 3, May/June 1990, 19-20.

Media Coverage
  • “Chilean Container Depot Project,” Faculty Highlights, Auburn Engineering Magazine, 2017, http://ecm.eng.auburn.edu/wp/emag/?p=4044 .
  • “Looking East for Diversity,” Industrial Engineer, vol. 44, no. 12, December 2012, pp. 40-41. Covered 2012 NSF sponsored Women in Industrial Engineering Academia Workshop, Alice E. Smith, P.I.
  • “INFORMS News – People,” OR/MS Today, vol. 39, no. 5, October 2012, p. 60. Discusses 2012 NSF sponsored Women in Industrial Engineering Academia Workshop, Alice E. Smith, P.I.
  • “Eastern Mediterranean Collaboration,” Industrial Engineer, vol. 43, no. 11, November 2011, p. 15. Discusses 2012 NSF sponsored Women in Industrial Engineering Workshop, Alice E. Smith, P.I.
  • “CIEADH Production Wins an Emmy,” Industrial Engineer, vol. 43, no. 5, May 2011, p. 64. Alice E. Smith discusses the CIEADH IE recruiting video that won an Emmy.
  • “Engineering Defense,” Industrial Engineer, vol. 41, no. 8, August 2009, p. 15.> Book of the month which highlights Chapter 2, authored by Tom Marechal, Alice E. Smith, Volkan, Ustun, Jeffrey S. Smith and Erjen Lefeber.
  • “Publish and Flourish,” by Adedeji Badiru, OR/MS Today, vol. 35, no. 1, February 2008, 18-19.> Article describing ADVANCE Leadership CD ROM project, Alice E. Smith, P.I.
  • “On the Job,” Alabama Public TV 30 minute program on the automotive manufacturing minor established by the department. The video was aired across Alabama in 2009 and can be found at http://www.eng.auburn.edu/videos/automotive-minor.html.
  • “Women make ADVANCES in Academia,” SWE Magazine, vol. 51, no. 4, Fall 2006, p. 46. Article highlighting ADVANCE Leadership CD ROM project, Alice E. Smith, P.I.
  • “Sabah” May 3, 2005 and “Hurriyet” October 23, 2004. These are newspapers in Turkey and they ran articles on the work on women in engineering in Turkey sponsored by NSF and TUBITAK, Alice E. Smith, P.I.
  • “Are you experienced?”, Industrial Engineer Magazine, vol. 35, no. 9, September 2003, 36-39. Article on the NSF RET (Research Experiences for Teachers) project, Alice E. Smith, P.I.