Selected Publications

Books and Book Chapters

Taghipour S., Banjevic D., Miller A., Harvey B. (2013). Competing Risks Models and Breast Cancer: A Brief Review In Risk Assessment and Evaluation of Predictions. Ed. Lee M.T., Gail M., Pfeiffer R., Satten G., Cai T., Gandy A. Springer (in press).

Jardine A.K.S., Taghipour S., Harvey B., Miller A., Banjevic D., and Montgomery N. (2012). The Role of Condition Based Maintenance for Industrial Equipment and Cancer Screening In Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations. Eds. Fakhfakh T., Bartelmus W., Chaari F., Zimroz R., Haddar M. ISBN 978-3-642-28767-1. Springer.

Taghipour S. (2012). Reliability and Maintenance of Medical Devices. ISBN 978-3-8454-4184-9. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing.

Journal Papers Published

Kim, M.J. and A.E.B. Lim. (2015). “Robust Multi-Armed Bandit Problems,” Management Science , forthcoming.

Kim, M.J. and V. Makis. (2013). “Joint Optimization of Sampling and Control of Partially Observable Failing System,” Operations Research 61: 777-790.

Isgur, A., M.J. Kim, J. Milcak and S. Tanny. (2013). “’Golomb-like’ Nested Recursions with Beatty Function Solutions,” Journal of Difference Equations and Applications 19: 372-383.

Jiang, R., M.J. Kim and V. Makis. (2013). “Availability Maximization under Partial Observations,” OR Spectrum 35: 691-710.

Taghipour S., Banjevic D., Miller A., Montgomery N., Jardine, A.K.S., Harvey B. (2012). Parameter estimates for invasive breast cancer progression in the Canadian National Breast Screening Study. British Journal of Cancer. (https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2012.596).

Barisic, A., Taghipour, S., Banjevic, D., Miller, AB., Montgomery N., Jardine, AKS. , Harvey, B. (2012). “Optimizing Canadian Breast Cancer Screening Strategies: A Perspective for Action,” Canadian Journal of Public Health. (http://dx.doi.org/10.17269/cjph.103.3417).

Kim, M.J. and V. Makis. (2012). “Optimal Control of a Partially Observable Failing System with Costly Multivariate Observations,” Stochastic Models 28: 584-608.

Jiang, R., M.J. Kim and V. Makis. (2012). “A Bayesian Model and Numerical Method for CBM Availability Maximization,” Annals of Operations Research 196: 333-348.

Li, J., M.J. Kim and R. Kwon. (2012). “A Moment Approach to Pricing Exotic Options Under Regime-Switching,” Optimization 61: 1253-1269.

Kim, M.J., R. Jiang, V. Makis and C.G. Lee. (2011). “Optimal Bayesian Fault Prediction Scheme for a Partially Observable System Subject to Random Failure,” European Journal of Operational Research 214: 331-339.

Taghipour S. and Banjevic D. (2013). Maximum Likelihood of dependent and censored recurrent event data. Computers & Industrial Engineering. 64(1):143-152. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cie.2012.09.012).

Louit, D., Pascual, R. and Jardine, AKS. (2011).“Optimization model for critical spare parts inventories – a reliability approach,” Journal of the Operational Research Society. 62(6): 992-1004. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/jors.2010.49).

Louit, D., Pascual, R., Banjevic, D., and Jardine, AKS. (2011).“Condition-based spares ordering for critical components,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 25(5): 1837-1848. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ymssp.2011.01.004).

Safaei, N., Zuashkiani, A. (2012).”Manufacturing System Design Considering Multiple Machine Replacement under Discounted Costs,” IIE Transactions. 44 (12): 1100–1114.( http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0740817X.2012.654845).

Safaei, N., Banjevic, D., and Jardine, AKS. (2011).”Multi-Threaded Simulated Annealing for a bi-objective Workforce-constrained Maintenance Scheduling Problem,” International Journal of Production Research. V. 50 (1): 63-80. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2011.571444).

Safaei, N., Banjevic, D., and Jardine, AKS. (2011).”Workforce-constrained Maintenance Scheduling for Military Aircraft Fleet: A Case Study,” Annals of Operations Research.
V. 186 (1): 295-316. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10479-011-0885-4).

Safaei, N., Banjevic, D., and Jardine, AKS. (2011).”Bi-objective Workforce-constrained Maintenance Scheduling: A Case Study,” Journal of Operational Research Society.
62 (6): 1005 –1018. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/jors.2010.51).

Safaei, N., Banjevic, D., and Jardine, AKS. (2012).”Workforce Planning for Power Restoration in Electricity Delivery Industry: an Integrated Simulation-Optimization Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 27 (1): 442-449. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPWRS.2011.2166090).

Sahba, P., and Balcioglu, B. (2011).”The Impact of Transportation Delays on Repairshop Capacity Pooling and Spare Part Inventories,” European Journal of Operational Research.
V. 214 (3): 674-682. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2011.05.022).

Taghipour, S., Banjevic, D., Fernandes, J., Miller, A.B., Montgomery, N., Harvey, B., Jardine AKS. (2012). “Incidence of invasive breast cancer in the presence of competing mortality: The Canadian National Breast Screening Study,”. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 134 (2): 839-851. ( http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10549-012-2113-6).

Taghipour, S., and Banjevic, D. (2012).”Optimal inspection of a complex system subject to periodic and opportunistic inspections and preventive replacements,” European Journal of Operational Research. V. 220 (3): 649-660. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2012.02.002).

Taghipour, S. and Banjevic, D. (2012). “Optimum inspection interval for a system under periodic and opportunistic inspections,” IIE  Transactions. 44 (11): 932–948.(http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0740817X.2011.618176).

Taghipour, S,. and Banjevic, D. (2011). “Periodic Inspection Optimization Models for a Repairable System subject to Hidden Failures,” IEEE  Transactions on Reliability. V. 60 (1): 275-285. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TR.2010.2103596).

Taghipour, S., Banjevic, D., and Jardine, AKS. (2011). “Reliability Analysis of Maintenance Data for Complex Medical Devices,” Quality and Reliability Engineering International. 27 (1): 71-84. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/qre.1084).

Taghipour, S., and Banjevic, D. (2011).”Trend analysis of the power law process using Expectation-Maximization algorithm for data censored by inspection intervals,” Reliability Engineering and System Safety. 96 (10): 1340-1348. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2011.03.018).

Taghipour, S., Banjevic, D. and Jardine, AKS. (2011). “Prioritization of Medical Equipment for Maintenance Decisions,” Journal of Operational Research Society. 62 (9): 1666-1687. (http://www.palgrave-journals.com/jors/journal/v62/n9/full/jors2010106a.html)

Tang, T., Lin, D., Banjevic, D. and Jardine, AKS. (2011). Erratum to “Availability of a Periodically Inspected System under Perfect Repair” [J. Statist. Planning and Inference 91 (2000) 77-90], Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 141, 1 : 610. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspi.2010.06.025).

Wang, W., Banjevic, D. (2012). “Ergodicity of forward times of the renewal process in a block-based inspection modelusingthedelaytimeconcept,” Reliability Engineering and System Safety. 100: 1-7. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2011.12.011).

Zuashkiani, A., Rahmandad, H. and Jardine, AKS. (2011). “Mapping the dynamics of overall equipment effectiveness to enhance asset management practices,”. Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering. 17(1): 74-92. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13552511111116268).

Journal Papers Published Online

Taghipour S., Banjevic D., Miller A. B., Montgomery N., Jardine A. K. S., Harvey B. J. (2013). Parameter estimates for invasive breast cancer progression in the Canadian National Breast Screening Study. British Journal of Cancer. Published online at (http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2012.596).

Taghipour, S., Banjevic, D. (2012). Maximum Likelihood of dependent and censored recurrent event data. Computers & Industrial Engineering. (published online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cie.2012.09.012).

Taghipour, S., Banjevic, D., Fernandes J., Miller A., Montgomery N., Harvey B., Jardine, AKS. (2012). “Predictors of Competing Mortality to Invasive Breast Cancer in the Canadian National Breast Screening Study,”. BMC Cancer. (published online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-12-299).