Graph Model for Conflict Resolution

Encyclopedia Articles

1.     Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Fang, L., “The Graph Model for Conflict Resolution”, in Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, edited by J.J. Cochran (Editor-in-Chief) with L.A. Cox, P. Keskinocak, J.P. Kharoufeh, and J.C. Smith (Area Editors), Wiley, New York, Vol. 3 of 8, pp. 2099-2111, 2011.

2.     Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Fang, L., “Conflict Analysis and Resolution”, McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, 2006, McGraw-Hill, New York, pp. 75-77, 2006.

3.     Hipel, K.W., "Conflict Resolution", theme overview paper, in Conflict Resolution, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Eolss Publishers, Oxford, United Kingdom, [http://www.eolss.net], 2002.

4.     Hipel, K.W., "Formal Models for Conflict Resolution and Case Studies", topic overview paper, in Conflict Resolution, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Eolss Publishers, Oxford, United Kingdom, [http://www.eolss.net], 2002.

Overviews

1.     Hipel, K.W. and Bernath Walker, S., “Conflict Analysis in Environmental Management”, Environmetrics, published online in Wiley Online Library on 7 June 2010, DOI: 10.1002/env.1048, Vol. 22, pp. 279-293, 2011.

2.     Kilgour, D.M. and Hipel, K.W., “Conflict Analysis Methods: The Graph Model for Conflict Resolution”, In Kilgour, D.M. and Eden, C. (Editors), “Handbook of Group Decision and Negotiation”, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 203-222, 2010.

3.     Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “The Graph Model for Conflict Resolution: Past, Present, and Future”, Group Decision and Negotiation, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 441-460, 2005.

4.     Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., Fang, L., and Li, W., "Resolution of Water Conflicts between Canada and the United States", invited paper published as Section 4.3 in “State-of-the-Art Report on Systems Analysis Methods for Resolution of Conflicts in Water Resources Management”, edited by K.D.W. Nandalal and S.P. Simonovic, a Report prepared for the Division of Water Sciences, United Nations Educational, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Paris, France, pp. 62-75, 2003.

5.     Hipel, K.W., Fang, L., and Kilgour, D.M., "Decision Support Systems in Water Resources and Environmental Management", Keynote Paper, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research, edited by G.H. Schmitz, held at the Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany, July 22-25, 2002, vol. I, pp. 287-300, 2002.

6.     Hipel, K.W., Fang, L., and Kilgour, D.M., "Game Theoretic Models in Engineering Decision Making", invited paper, Journal of Infrastructure Planning and Management, Japan Society of Civil Engineering, No. 470/IV-20, pp. 1-16, July 1993.

7.     Hipel, K.W., Radford, K.J., and Fang, L., "Multiple Participant Multiple Criteria Decision Making", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. SMC-23, No. 4, pp. 1184-1189, 1993.

Theory

1.     Fang, L., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., "Conflict Models in Graph Form: Solution Concepts and their Interrelationships", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 86-100, 1989.

2.     Kilgour, D.M., Hipel, K.W., and Fang, L., "The Graph Model for Conflicts", Automatica, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 41-55, 1987.

Preference Elicitation

1.     Bristow, M., Fang, L., and Hipel, K.W., “From Values to Ordinal Preferences for Strategic Governance”, IEEE Transactions on System, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, DOI: 10.1109/TSMC.2014.2308154, published online on April, 15, 2014, Vol. 44, No. 10, pp. 1364-1383, 2014.

2.     Ke, Y., Fu, B., De, M., and Hipel, K.W., “A Hierarchical Multiple Criteria Model for Eliciting Relative Preferences in Conflict Situations”, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/s11518-012-5187-0, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 56-76, 2012.

3.     Ke, Y., Li, K.W., and Hipel, K.W., “An Integrated Multiple Criteria Preference Ranking Approach to the Canadian West Coast Port Congestion Problem”, Expert Systems with Applications, DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2012.02.086, Vol. 39, Issue 10, pp. 9181-9190, August 2012.

Attitudes

1.     Bernath Walker, S., Hipel, K.W., and Inohara, T., “Dominating Attitudes in the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution”, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/s11518-012-5198-x, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 316-336, 2012.

2.     Bernath Walker, S.G., Hipel, K.W., and Inohara, T., “Attitudes and Preferences: Approaches to Representing Decision Maker Desires”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, DOI: j.amc.2011.11.102, published online since January 11, 2012, Vol. 218, Issue 12, pp. 6637–6647, February 2012.

3.     Bernath Walker, S., Hipel, K.W., and Inohara, T., "Strategic Decision Making for Improved Environmental Security: Coalitions and Attitudes in the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution", Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, special issue on Strategic Decision Making for Global Security from a Systems Engineering Perspective in the Post-911 Environment, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 461-476, 2009.

4.     Inohara, T., Hipel, K.W., and Walker, S., “Conflict Analysis Approaches for Investigating Attitudes and Misperceptions in the War of 1812”, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 181-201, 2007.

Fuzzy Preferences

1.     Bashar, M.A., Obeidi, A., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Modeling Fuzzy and Interval Fuzzy Preferences within a Graph Model Framework”, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, accepted for publication subject to making a minor change on April 13, 2015.

2.     Bashar, M.A., Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Obeidi, A., “Coalition Fuzzy Stability Analysis in the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution”, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, DOI: 10.3233/IFS-141336, accepted for publication on June 11, 2014.

3.     Bashar, M.A., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Fuzzy Option Prioritization for the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution”, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, DOI: 10.1016/j.fss.2014.02.11, appeared online on February 26, 2014, Vol. 246, pp. 34-48, 2014.

4.     Bashar, Md.A., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Fuzzy Preferences in the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution”, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems”, DOI: 10.1109/TFUZZ.2012.2183603, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 760-770, August 2012.

5.     Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Bashar, M.A., “Fuzzy Preferences in Multiple Participant Decision Making”, Scientia Iranica, Transactions D: Computer Science & Engineering and Electrical Engineering, special publication dedicated to the lifelong achievements of Professor Lotfi A. Zadeh, Vol. 18, No. 3(D1), pp. 627-638, June 2011.

6.     Al-Mutairi, M.S., Hipel, K.W., and Kamel, M.S., “Fuzzy Preferences in Conflicts”, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 257-276, 2008.

7.     Al-Mutairi, M.S., Hipel, K.W., and Kamel, M.S., “Trust and Cooperation from a Fuzzy Perspective”. Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, online since April 6, 2007, doi:10.1016/j.matcom.2007.04.006, Vol. 76, pp. 430-446, 2008.

Grey Preferences

1.     Kuang, H., Bashar, M.A., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Strategic Analysis of a Brownfield Revitalization Conflict Using the Grey-based Graph Model for Conflict Resolution”, EURO Journal on Decision Processes, DOI: 10.1007/s40070-015-0042-4, accepted for publication on April 8, 2015.

2.     Kuang, H., Bashar, M.A., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “Grey-based Preference in a Graph Model for Conflict Resolution with Multiple Decision Makers”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems”, DOI: 10.1109/TSMC.2014.2387096, to appear, 2015.

Unknown Preferences

1.     Li, K.W., Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Noakes, D.J., “Integrating Uncertain Preferences into Status Quo Analysis with Application to an Environmental Conflict,” Group Decision and Negotiation, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 461-479, 2005.

2.     Li, K.W., Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Fang, L., "Preference Uncertainty in the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 507-520, 2004.

Preference Robustness

1.     Ben-Haim, Y., and Hipel, K.W., "The Graph Model for Conflict Resolution with Information-Gap Uncertainty in Preferences", Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 126, pp. 319-340, 2002.

Strength of Preference

1.     Xu, H., Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Chen, Y., “Combining Strength and Uncertainty for Preferences in the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution with Multiple Decision Makers”, Theory and Decision, DOI 10.1007/s11238-009-9134-6, Vol. 69, No. 4, pp. 497-521, 2009.

2.     Xu, H., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “Multiple Levels of Preference in Interactive Strategic Decisions”, Discrete Applied Mathematics, Vol. 57, pp. 3300-3313, 2009.

3.     Hamouda, L., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Strength of Preference in Graph Models for Multiple Decision-Maker Conflicts”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 179, pp. 314-327, 2006.

4.     Hamouda, L., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., "Strength of Preference in the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution", Group Decision and Negotiation, Vol. 13, pp. 449-462, 2004.

Emotions

1.     Obeidi, A., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Perceptual Stability Analysis of a Graph Model System”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A, Humans and Systems”, Vol. 39, No. 5, pp. 993-1006, 2009.

2.     Obeidi, A., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Perceptual Graph Model Systems”, Group Decision and Negotiation, special issue on Emotion and Interactive Technology, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 261-277, 2009.

3.     Obeidi, A., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “The Role of Emotions in Envisioning Outcomes in Conflict Analysis”, Group Decision and Negotiation, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 481-500, 2005.

Coalitions

1.     Inohara, T. and Hipel, K.W., “Coalition Analysis in the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution”, Systems Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 343-359, 2008.

2.     Inohara, T. and Hipel, K.W., “Interrelationships among Noncooperative and Coalition Stability Concepts”, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 1-29, 2008.

3.     Kilgour, D.M., Hipel, K.W., Peng, X., and Fang, L., "Coalition Analysis in Group Decision Support", Group Decision and Negotiation, Vol. 10, pp. 159-175, 2001.

Evolution of a Conflict

1.     Xu, H., Kilgour, D.M., Hipel, K.W., and Kemkes, G., “Using Matrices to Link Conflict Evolution and Resolution within the Graph Model”, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 207, pp. 318-329, 2010.

2.     Xu, H., Li, K.W., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “A Matrix Approach to Status Quo Analysis in the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 212, No. 2, pp. 470-480, 2009.

3.     Li, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Status Quo Analysis in the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution”, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 56, pp. 699-707, 2005.

4.     Li, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Status Quo Analysis of the Flathead River Conflict”, Water Resources Research, Vol. 40, No. 5, W05S03, doi:10.1029/2003WR002596 (9 pages), 2004.

Hierarchical Conflicts

1.     He, S, Kilgour, D.M., Hipel, K.W., and Bashar, M.A., “A Basic Hierarchical Graph Model for Conflict Resolution with Application to Water Diversion Conflicts in China”, INFOR: Information Systems and Operational Research, Vol. 51, No. 3, pp. 103-119, 2013.

2.     He, S., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “Water Diversion Conflicts in China: A Hierarchical Perspective”, Water Resources Management, Vol. 28, No. 7, pp. 1823-1837, 2014.

Inverse Graph Model for Conflict Resolution

1.     Kinsara, R.A., Petersons, O., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “Advanced Decision Support System for the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution”, Journal of Decision Systems, Special Issue on Integrated Decision Support Systems, accepted for publication on March 12, 2015.

2.     Kinsara, R.A., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Inverse Approach to the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, DOI: 10.1109/TSMC.2014.2376473, Vol. 45, No. 5, pp. 734-742, 2015.

Policy Analysis

1.     Zeng, D-Z., Fang, L., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “Policy Equilibrium and Generalized Metarationalities for Multiple Decision-Maker Conflicts”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A, Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 456-463, 2007.

2.     Zeng, D-Z., Fang, L., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “Generalized Metarationalities in the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution”, Discrete Applied Mathematics, Vol. 154, No. 16, pp. 2430-2443, 2006.

3.     Zeng, D.Z., Fang, L., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M.,"Policy Stable States in the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution", Theory and Decision, Vol. 57, pp. 345-356, 2005.

Matrix Representation of the Graph Model.

1.     Xu, H., Kilgour, D.M., Hipel, K.W., and McBean, E.A., “Theory and Implementation of Coalition Analysis in Cooperative Decision Making”, Theory and Decision, DOI: 10.1007/s11238-013-9363-6, Vol. 76, No. 2, pp. 147-171, 2014.

2.     Walker, S.B., Hipel, K.W., and Xu, H., “A Matrix Representation of Attitudes in Conflicts”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, DOI: 10.1109/TSMC.2013.2260536, Vol. 43, No. 6, pp. 1328-1342, November 2013.

3.     Xu, H., Kilgour, D.M., Hipel, K.W., and McBean, E.A., “Theory and Application of Conflict Resolution with Hybrid Preference in Colored Graphs”, Applied Mathematical Modelling, DOI: 10.1016/j.apm.2012.03.009, available online since March 21, 2012, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 989-1003, 2013.

4.     Xu, H., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Matrix Representation of Conflict Resolution in Multiple-Decision-Maker Graph Models with Preference Uncertainty”, Group Decision and Negotiation, DOI: 10.1007/s10726-010-9188-4, Vol. 20, pp. 755-779, 2011.

5.     Xu, H., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., "An Integrated Algebraic Approach to Conflict Resolution with Three-level Preference", Applied Mathematics and Computation, available online since January 28, 2010, DOI: 10.1016/j.amc.2010.01.054, Vol. 216, pp. 693-707, 2010.

6.     Xu, H., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., "Matrix Representation and Extension of Coalition Analysis in Group Decision Support", Computers and Mathematics with Applications, DOI: 10.1016/j.camwa.2010.05.040, Vol. 60, pp. 1164-1176, 2010.

7.     Xu, H., Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Chen, Y., “Combining Strength and Uncertainty for Preferences in the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution with Multiple Decision Makers”, Theory and Decision, published online on February 18, 2009, DOI 10.1007/s11238-009-9134-6, 25 pages, 2009.

8.     Xu, H., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “Matrix Representation of Solution Concepts in Multiple Decision Maker Graph Models”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 96-108, 2009.

9.     Xu, H, Li, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “A Matrix-based Approach to Searching Colored Paths in a Weighted Colored Multidigraph”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 215, No. 1, pp. 353-366, 2009.

10.  Xu, H., Li, K.W., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “A Matrix Approach to Status Quo Analysis in the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 212, No. 2, pp. 470-480, 2009.

11.  Xu, H., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Matrix Representation of Solution Concepts in Graph Models for Two Decision-Makers with Preference Uncertainty”, Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, Supplement on Advances in Neural Networks – Theory and Applications, Vol, 14, pp. 703-707, 2007.

Decision Support Systems

1.     Hipel, K.W., Fang, L., and Kilgour, D.M., “Decision Support Systems in Water Resources and Environmental Management”, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 9, pp. 761-770, 2008.

2.     Fang, L., Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Peng, X., "A Decision Support System for Interactive Decision Making, Part 1: Model Formulation", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part C, Vol. SMC-33, No. 1, pp. 42-55, 2003.

3.     Fang, L., Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Peng, X., "A Decision Support System for Interactive Decision Making, Part 2: Analysis and Output Interpretation", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part C, Vol. SMC-33, No. 1, pp. 56-66, 2003.

4.     Ross, S., Fang, L., and Hipel, K.W., "A Case-Based Reasoning System for Conflict Resolution: Design and Implementation", Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 15, No. 3-4, pp. 369-383, 2002.

5.     Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., Fang, L., and Peng, J., "The Decision Support System GMCR in Environmental Conflict Management", Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 83, No's. 2 and 3, pp. 117-152, 1997.

Negotiation Support

1.     Kilgour, D.M., Fang, L., and Hipel, K.W., "Negotiation Support Using the Decision Support System GMCR", Group Decision and Negotiation, Vol. 5, pp. 371-383, 1996.

2.     Kilgour, D.M., Fang, L., and Hipel, K.W., "GMCR in Negotiations", Negotiation Journal, Vol.11, No.2, pp. 151-156, 1995.

3.     Kilgour, D.M., Hipel K.W., and Fang, L., "The Graph Model for Conflicts as a Negotiation Support Tool", Control and Cybernetics, 21, 1, pp. 85-103, 1992.

Applications

  • Aquaculture

1.     Noakes, D.J., Fang, L., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “The Pacific Salmon Treaty: A Century of Debate and an Uncertain Future”, Group Decision and Negotiation, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 501-522, 2005.

2.     Hamouda, L., Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., Noakes, D.J., Fang, L., and McDaniels, T., “The Salmon Aquaculture Conflict in British Comumbia: A Graph Model Analysis”, Ocean and Coastal Management, Vol. 48, No. 7-8, pp. 571-587, 2005.

3.     Hamouda, L., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., "Shellfish Conflict in Baynes Sound: A Strategic Perspective", Environmental Management, Vol. 13, No. 5, pp. 449-462, 2004.

4.     Noakes, D.J., Fang, L., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., "An Examination of the Salmon Aquaculture Conflict in British Columbia using the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution", Fisheries Management and Ecology, Vol. 10, pp. 1-15, 2003.

  • Brownfields

1.     Yousefi, S., Hipel, K.W., and Hegazy, T., "Optimum Compromise among Environmental Dispute Issues Using Attitude-Based Negotiation”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, DOI: 10.1139/L10-125, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 184-190, 2011.

2.     Hipel, K.W., Hegazy, T., and Yousefi, S., “Combined Strategic and Tactical Negotiation Methodology for Resolving Complex Brownfield Conflicts”, Pesquisa Operacional, special issue on Soft OR and Complex Societal Problems, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 281-304, 2010.

3.     Yousefi, S., Hipel, K.W., and Hegazy, T., "Considering Attitudes in Strategic Negotiation over Brownfield Disputes", ASCE Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 1-10, November, 2010.

4.     Bernath Walker, S., Boutilier, T., and Hipel, K.W., “Systems Management Study of a Private Brownfield Renovation”, Journal of Urban Planning and Development, published online on August 13, 2010, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9488(2010)136:3(249), Vol. 136, No. 3,  pp. 249-260, 2010.

5.     Hu, K., Hipel, K.W., and Fang, L., “A Conflict Model for the International Hazardous Waste Disposal Dispute”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Vol. 172, No. 1, pp. 138-146, 2009.

  • Construction Management

1.     Kassab, M., Hipel, K.W., and Hegazy, T., “Multi-criteria Decision Analysis for Infrastructure Privatization using Conflict Resolution”, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering – Maintenance, Management and Life-Cycle Design and Performance, DOI: 10.1080/15732470802677649, Vol. 11, No. 9, pp. 661-671, 2011.

2.     Yousefi, S., Hipel, K.W., and Hegazy, T., “Attitude-Based Strategic Negotiation for Conflict Management in Construction Projects”, Project Management Journal, because the paper was rated as one of the top ten papers from the Project Management Institute (PMI) Research and Education Conference held at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center, Washington, DC, USA, from July 11-14, 2010, on March 30, 2010, a revised version was published in the Project Management Journal, DOI: 10.1002/pmj, 9 pages, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 99-107, September, 2010.

3.     Kassab, M., Hegazy, T., and Hipel, K.W., “Computerized Decision Support System for Construction Conflict Resolution under Uncertainty”, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000239 (9 pages), Vol. 136, No. 12, pp. 1249-1257, 2010.

4.     Yousefi, S., Hipel, K.W., and Hegazy, T., “Attitude-Based Negotiation Methodology for the Management of Construction Disputes”, Journal of Management in Engineering, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000013, Vol. 26, pp. 114-122, July 2010. In 2011, this paper won the “Best Peer-Reviewed Paper” for 2010 in the ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering.

5.     Kassab, M., Hipel, K.W., and Hegazy, T., “Conflict Resolution in Construction Disputes using the Graph Model”, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Vol. 132, No. 10, pp. 1043-1052, 2006.

  • Energy

1.     Xiao, Y., Hipel, K.W., and Fang, L., “Strategic Investigation of the Jackpine Mine Expansion Dispute in the Alberta Oil Sands”, International Journal of Decision Support System Technology, special issue on Multicriteria Decision-Making Approaches edited by Boris Delibasic and Rita Ribeiro. . DOI: 10.4018/ijdsst.2015010104, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 50-62, 2015.

2.     Matbouli, Y, Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “Strategic Analysis of the Great Canadian Hydroelectric Power Conflict”, Energy Strategy Reviews, DOI: 10.1016/j.esr.2014.08.002, Vol. 4, pp. 43-51, 2015.

3.     Armin, M., Hipel, K.W., and De, M., “The Ontario Nuclear Power Dispute: A Strategic Analysis”, Energy Sources, special issue on Informatics for Sustainable Energy Development and Environmental Management, Guest Editor was Professor Gordon Huang of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Regina, accepted for publication on August 13, 2011, to appear, 2012.

  • First Nations

1.     Obeidi, A., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “Turbulence in Miramichi Bay: The Burnt Church Conflict over Native Fishing Rights”, Journal of the American Water Resources Association, Vol. 42, No. 12, pp. 1629-1645, 2006.

2.     Ma, J., Hipel, K.W., and De, M., “Strategic Analysis of the James Bay Hydroelectric Dispute in Canada”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 32, pp. 868-880, 2005.

  • Military and Peace Support

1.     Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Kinsara, R.A., “Strategic Investigations of Water Conflicts in the Middle East”, Group Decision and Negotiation, DOI: 10.1007/s10726-012-9325-3, accepted for publication subject to implementing minor changes, September 24, 2012, online since January 15, 2013.

2.     Hipel, K.W., “A Systems Engineering Approach to Conflict Resolution in Command and Control”, The International C2 Journal, special issue dedicated to Nigel Howard on Beyond Command and Control: Sense Making under Large World Uncertainty, Vol., 5, No. 1, 56 pp., 2011.

3.     Kilgour, D.M., Fang, L., Last, D., Hipel, K.W., and Peng, X., "Peace Support, GMCR II, and Bosnia", in Analysis for Peace Operations, (Alexander Woodcock and David Davis, eds), Canadian Peacekeeping Press, Clementsport, Nova Scotia, pp. 268-282, 1998. 

  • Softwood Lumber

1.     Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., Fang, L., and Peng, X., "Strategic Support for the Services Industry", Special Issue of the IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management on the topic of Technology Management in the Services Industries, Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 358-369, 2001.

2.     Hipel, K.W., Fang, L., and Kilgour, D.M., "A Formal Analysis of the Canada-U.S. Softwood Lumber Dispute", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 46, pp. 235-246, 1990.

  • Sustainable Development

1.     Ghanbarpour, M.R., and Hipel, K.W., “Sustainable Development Conflict over Freeway Construction”, Environment, Development and Sustainability, DOI 10.1007/s10668-007-9107-2, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 241-253, 2009.

2.     Hipel, K.W. and Obeidi, A., “Trade versus the Environment: Strategic Settlement from a Systems Engineering Perspective”, Systems Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 211-233, 2005.

  • Water Exports

1.     Hipel, K.W. and Obeidi, A., “Trade versus the Environment: Strategic Settlement from a Systems Engineering Perspective”, Systems Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 211-233, 2005.

2.     Obeidi, A., and Hipel, K.W., "Strategic and Dilemma Analyses of a Water Export Conflict", INFOR, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 247-270, 2005.

3.     Hipel, K.W. and Fang, L., "Multiple Participant Decision Making in Societal and Technological Systems", in Arai, T., Yamamoto, S. and Makino, K. (Editors), Systems and Human Science – For Safety, Security, and Dependability: Selected Papers of the 1st International Symposium, SSR2003, Osaka, Japan, published by Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Chapter 1, pp. 3-31, 2005.

4.     Obeidi, A., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., "Canadian Bulk Water Exports: Analyzing the Sun Belt Conflict using the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution", Knowledge, Technology, and Policy, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 145-163, 2002.

  • Water Resources Management

1.     Chu, Y., Hipel, K.W., Fang, L., and Wang, H., “Systems Methodology for Resolving Water Conflicts: The Zhanghe River Water Conflict in China”, International Journal of Water Resources Development, DOI: 10.1080/07900627.2014.933096, published online on July 10, 2014, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 106-119, 2015.

2.     Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Kinsara, R.A., “Strategic Investigations of Water Conflicts in the Middle East”, Group Decision and Negotiation, DOI: 10.1007/s10726-012-9325-3, online since January 13, 2013, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 355-376, May 2014.

3.     Ma, J., Hipel, K.W., and McLachlan, S.M., “Cross-border Conflict Resolution: Sediment Contamination Dispute in Lake Roosevelt”, Special Issue on Tackling Challenging Water Resources Problems in Canada: A Systems Approach, Canadian Water Resources Journal, DOI: 10.1080/0711784.2013.773773, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 73-82, 2013.

4.     Madani, K. and Hipel, K.W., “Non-Cooperative Stability Definitions for Strategic Analysis of Generic Water Resources Conflicts”, Water Resources Management, DOI: 10.1007/s11269-011-9783-4, Vol. 25, No. 8, pp. 1949-1977, 2011.

5.     Ma, J., Hipel, K.W., and De, M., “Devils Lake Emergency Outlet Diversion Conflict”, Journal of Environmental Management, DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2010.08.027, Vol. 92, No. 2, pp. 437-447, 2011.

6.     Nandalal, K.W.D., and Hipel, K.W., “Strategic Decision Support for Resolving Conflict over Water Sharing among Countries along the Syr Darya River in the Aral Sea Basin”, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, Vol. 133, No. 4,  July 2007.

7.     Gopalakrishnan, C., Levy, J., Li, K.W., and Hipel, K.W., "Waiahole Water Conflict Resolution", International Journal of Water Resources Development, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 283-295, 2005.

8.     Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., Fang, L., and Peng, J., "Applying the Decision Support System GMCR II to Negotiation over Water", in Negotiation over Water, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Negotiations over Water, held May 25-27, 1997, Israel Centre for Negotiations, the S. Neuman Institute, Technion, Haifa, Israel, edited by Uri Shamir, published by the International Hydrological Programme, Technical Document in Hydrology No. 53, United Nations Educational, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Paris, France, pp. 50-70, 2001.

9.     Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., Fang, L., and Peng, X., "The Decision Support System GMCR II in Negotiations over Groundwater Contamination". Invited paper published in the special session on Conflict and Risk Analysis in Regional Management in the Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics held at the Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan, October 12-15, 1999, pp. V942-V948, 1999.

Conflict Analysis

Encyclopedia Articles

1.     Wang, M., and Hipel, K.W., "Misperceptions and Hypergame Models of Conflict", in Conflict Resolution, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Eolss Publishers, Oxford, United Kingdom, [http://www.eolss.net], 2002.

2.     Hipel, K.W. and Fraser, N.M., "Systems Management: Conflict Analysis", updated invited paper in Concise Encyclopaedia of Information Processing in Systems and Organizations, edited by A.P. Sage, Pergamon Press, Oxford, pp. 490-496, 1990.

3.     Hipel, K.W. and Fraser, N.M., "Systems Management: Conflict Analysis”. Invited paper in Systems and Control Encyclopaedia, Theory, Technology and Applications, Volume 7, edited by M.G. Singh, Pergamon Press, Oxford, pp. 4793-4799, 1987.

Theory

1.     Kilgour, D.M., Hipel, K.W., and Fraser, N.M., "Solution Concepts in Non Co-operative Games", Large Scale Systems, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 49-71, 1984.

2.     Fraser, N.M., and Hipel, K.W., "Solving Complex Conflicts", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. SMC 9, No. 12, pp. 805-816, 1979.

Coalitions

1.     Hipel, K.W. and Meister, D.B.G., "Conflict Analysis Methodology for Modelling Coalition in Multilateral Negotiations", Information and Decision Technologies, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 85-103, 1994.

2.     Meister, D.B.G., Hipel, K.W., and De, M., "Coalition Formation", Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Vol. 51, No’s. 8 and 9, pp. 612-625, 1992.

3.     Hipel, K.W. and Fraser, N.M., "Co-operation in Conflict Analysis", Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 43, pp. 181-206, 1991.

4.     Kuhn, J.R.D., Hipel, K.W., and Fraser, N.M., "A Coalition Analysis Algorithm with Application to the Zimbabwe Conflict", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Vol. SMC 13, No. 3, pp. 338-352, 1983.

Hypergames

1.     Wang, M., Hipel, K.W., and Fraser, N.M., "Solution Concepts in Hypergames", Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 147-171, 1989.

2.     Hipel, K.W., Dagnino, A., and Fraser, N.M., "A Hypergame Algorithm for Modelling Misperceptions in Bargaining", Journal of Environmental Management, Vol. 27, pp. 131-152, 1988.

3.     Wang, M., Hipel, K.W., and Fraser, N.M., "Modelling Misperceptions in Games", Behavioural Science, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 207-223, 1988.

4.     Okada, N., Hipel, K.W., and Oka, Y., "Hypergame Analysis of the Lake Biwa Conflict", Water Resources Research, Vol. 21, No. 7, pp. 917-926, 1985.

Drama Theory

1.     Levy, J.K., Hipel, K.W., and Howard, N., “Advances in Drama Theory for Managing Global Hazards and Disasters. Part I: Theoretical Foundation”, Group Decision and Negotiation, special issue on Disaster Risk Reduction in the Post 9-11 Security Environment, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 303-316, 2009.

2.     Levy, J.K., Hipel, K.W., and Howard, N., “Advances in Drama Theory for Managing Global Hazards and Disasters. Part II: Coping with Global Climate Change and Environmental Catastrophe”, Group Decision and Negotiation, special issue on Disaster Risk Reduction in the Post 9-11 Security Environment, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 317-334, 2009.

3.     Obeidi, A., and Hipel, K.W., “Strategic and Dilemma Analyses of a Water Export Conflict”, INFOR, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 247-270, 2005.

Multilateral Negotiations

1.     Sheikmohammady, M., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “Formal Analysis of Multilateral Negotiations over the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea”, Group Decision and Negotiation, DOI: 10.1007/s10726-010-9195-5, accepted for publication on February 17, 2010.

2.     Sheikhmohammady, M., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Modeling the Caspian Sea Negotiations”, Group Decision and Negotiation, published online on August 8, 2008, DOI 10.1007/s10726-008-9121-2, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 149-168, 2010.

Compliance to Environmental Regulations

Encyclopedia Article

1.     Fang, L., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., "Compliance Models for Enforcement of Environmental Laws and Regulations”, in Conflict Resolution, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Eolss Publishers, Oxford, United Kingdom, [http://www.eolss.net], 2002.

Journal Papers

1.     Fukuyama, K., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., "Self-Reporting Systems for Environmental Compliance", Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, Vol. 126, No. 1, pp. 3-12, 2000.

2.     Kilgour, D.M., Hipel, K.W., and Yin, X., Invited Paper, "Enforcement Games in Environmental Regulation: The Case of Multiple Pollutants", Journal of Infrastructure Planning and Management, Japan Society of Civil Engineers, No. 562/IV-35, pp. 1-14, 1997.

3.     Fang, L., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., "How Penalty Affects Enforcement of Environmental Regulations", Applied Mathematics and Computation”, Vol. 83, No’s. 2 and 3, pp. 281-301, 1997.

4.     Levy, J.K., Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Fang, L., "Regulatory Enforcement and Negotiation in Environmental Management", Canadian Water Resources Journal, Vol. 21, No.3, pp. 289-302, 1996.

5.     Fukuyama, K., Kilgour, D.M. and Hipel, K.W., "Penalty as a Component of Review Strategies for Effective Enforcement of Environmental Regulations", Environmetrics, Vol.7, pp. 77-95, 1996.

6.     Hipel, K.W., Yin, X., and Kilgour, D.M., "Can a Costly Reporting System Make Environmental Enforcement More Efficient?” Stochastic Hydrology and Hydraulics, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 151-170, 1995.

7.     Yin, X., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., "The Contribution of a Reporting System to Environmental Enforcement”, Information and Systems Engineering, pp. 233-253, 1995.

8.     Fukuyama, K., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., "Systematic Policy Development to Ensure Compliance to Environmental Regulations", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Vol. 24, No. 9, pp. 1289-1305, 1994.

9.     Kilgour, D.M., Fang, L., and Hipel, K.W., "Game-Theoretic Analyses of Enforcement of Environmental Laws and Regulations", Water Resources Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 141-153, 1992.

Fair Resource Allocation

Journal Papers

1.     Hipel, K.W., Fang, L., and Wang, L., “Fair Water Resources Allocation with Application to the South Saskatchewan River Basin”, Special Issue on Tackling Challenging Water Resources Problems in Canada: A Systems Approach, Canadian Water Resources Journal, DOI: 10.1080/07011784.2013.773767, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 47-60, 2013.

2.     Wang, L., Fang, L., and Hipel, K.W., “Negotiations over Costs and Benefits in Brownfield Redevelopment”, Group Decision and Negotiation, DOI: 10.1007/s10726-009-9179-5, published online since October 30, 2009, Vol. 20, pp. 509-524, 2011.

3.     Wang, L., Fang, L., and Hipel, K.W., “Integrated Hydrologic-Economic Modeling of Coalitions of Stakeholders for Water Allocation in the South Saskatchewan River Basin”, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 9, pp. 781-792, 2008.

4.     Wang, L., Fang, L., and Hipel, K.W., “Basin-wide Cooperative Water Resources Allocation”, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 190, Issue, 3, pp. 798-817, November 2008 (The authors were the recipients of the 2012 Best Publication Award in Environment and Sustainability from the Section on Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment within the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) for their paper.).

5.     Wang, L., Fang, L., and Hipel, K.W., “On Achieving Fairness in the Allocation of Scarce Resources: Measurable Principles and Multiple Objective Optimization Approaches”, IEEE Systems Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 17-28, 2007.

6.     Wang, L., Fang, L., and Hipel, K.W., “Mathematical Programming Approaches for Modeling Water Rights Allocation”, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, Vol. 133, No. 1, pp. 50-59, 2007.

7.     Wang, L., Fang, L., and Hipel, K.W., "Water Allocation: A Cooperative Game Theoretic Approach", Journal of Environmental Informatics, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 11-22, 2003.

Overviews

1.     Hipel, K.W., Wang, L., and Fang, L., “Systems Thinking in Fair Water Resources Allocation”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society (WEES-2009), Volume II: Statistical and Systems Analysis Techniques, held in New Delhi, India, January 12-16, pp. 937-952, 2009.

Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis

Overviews

1.     Kilgour, D.M., Chen, Y., and Hipel, K.W., “Multiple Criteria Approaches to Group Decision and Negotiation”, Chapter 11 in Trends in Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis, Edited by Ehrgott, M., Figueira, J.R., and Greco, S., Springer International Series in Operations Research and Management Science, Springer, New York, Vol. 142, pp. 317-338, 2010.

2.     Hipel, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., Rajabi, S., and Chen, Y., Second edition of “Chapter 27 - Operations Research and Refinement of Courses of Action”.  In Handbook of Systems Engineering and Management, edited by A.P. Sage and W.B. Rouse, Wiley, New York, Second edition, pp. 1171-1222, 2009.

3.     Yakowitz, D.S., and Hipel, K.W., "Multiple Objective Decision Making in Environmental Management", Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 83, No’s. 2 and 3, pp. 97-115, 1997.

4.     Hipel, K.W., Radford, K.J., and Fang, L., "Multiple Participant-Multiple Criteria Decision Making", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. SMC-23, No. 4, pp. 1184-1189, 1993.

5.     Hipel, K.W. (Editor), "Multiple Objective Decision Making in Water Resources", set of refereed papers published as AWRA Monograph Series No. 18 by the American Water Resources Association and also published in the February issue of Water Resources Bulletin, Vol. 28, 1992.

6.     Hipel, K.W., "Multiple Objective Decision Making in Water Resources", Water Resources Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 3-12, 1992.

Ranking

1.     Chen, Y., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., "An Extreme-distance Approach to Multiple Criteria Ranking", Mathematical and Computer Modelling, doi:10.1016/j.mcm.2010.10.001, Vol. 53, No’s 5-6, pp. 646-658, 2011.

2.     Chen, Y., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “Using a Benchmark in Case-Based Multiple Criteria Ranking”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part A, Humans and Systems, Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 358-368, 2009.

3.     Chen, Y., Su, X., and Hipel, K.W., “An Index Aggregation Approach to Comparing the Overall Performance of Emerging and Developed Countries”, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, available online since March 15, 2008, DOI: 10.1016/j.seps.2008.02.004, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 25-39, March 2009.

Screening Models

1.     Chen, Y., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Screening in Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis”, Decision Support Systems, Vol. 45, pp. 278-290, 2008.

2.     Chen, Y., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “A Case-based Distance Method for Screening in Multiple Criteria Decision Aid”, OMEGA: The International Journal of Management Science, special issue on Multiple Criteria Decision Making for Engineering, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 373-383, 2008.

3.     Kilgour, D.M., Rajabi, S., Hipel, K.W., and Chen, Y., "Screening Alternatives in Multiple Criteria Subset Selection", INFOR, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 43-60, 2004.

4.     Rajabi, S., Hipel, K.W. and Kilgour, D.M., "Multiple Criteria Screening of a Large Water Policy Subset Selection Problem", Journal of the American Water Resources Association, Vol. 37, No.3, pp. 533-546, 2001.

Sorting Models

1.     Chen, Y., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “A Decision Rule Aggregation Approach to Multiple Criteria-Multiple Participant Sorting”, Group Decision and Negotiation, DOI: 10.1007/s10726-011-9246-6, Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 727-745, 2012.

2.     Vetschera, R., Chen, Y., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “Robustness and Information Levels in Case-based Multiple Criteria Sorting”, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 202, No. 3, pp. 841-852, 2009.

3.     Chen, Y., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “A Multiple Criteria Sorting Method with Strategic Flexibility”, Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization”, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 407-423, 2008.

4.     Chen, Y., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “Multiple Criteria Sorting using Case-based Distance Models with an Application in Water Resources Management”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A, Vol. 37, No. 5., pp. 680-691, 2007.

5.     Chen, Y., Li, K.W., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “A Case-based Distance Model for Multiple Criteria ABC Analysis”, Computers and Operations Research, Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 776-796, 2008.

Nominal Classification Models

1.     Chen, Y., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “A Strategic Classification Support System for Brownfield Redevelopment”, Environmental Modelling and Software, published online on Jan. 24, 2009, DOI (Digital Object Indentifier) information: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2008.10.011,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2008.10.011, Vol. 24, pp. 647-654, 2009.

2.     Chen, Y., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Multiple Criteria Classification with an Application in Water Resources Planning”, Computers and Operations Research, Vol. 33, No. 11, pp. 3301-3323, 2006.

Group Decision and Negotiation

1.     Su, X., Chen, Y., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “Comparison of the Analytic Network Process and the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution”, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 308-325, 2005.

Interdependence of Alternatives

1.     Rajabi, S., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., "Water Supply Planning under Interdependence of Actions: Theory and Application", Water Resources Research, Vol. 35, No. 7, pp. 2225-2235, 1999.

2.     Rajabi, S., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., "Modelling Action - Interdependence in Multiple Criteria Decision Making", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 110, No. 3, pp. 490-508, 1998.

Fuzzy MCDA

1.     Yin, Y., Huang, G., and Hipel, K.W., "Fuzzy Relation Analysis for Multicriteria Water Resources Management", Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 41-47, 1999.

2.     De, M. and Hipel, K.W., "A Fuzzy Multicriteria Model for Comparing Energy Projects", Energy - The International Journal, Vol. 12, No. 7, pp. 599-613, 1987.

3.     Alley, H., Bacinello, C.P., and Hipel, K.W., "Fuzzy Set Approaches to Planning in the Grand River Basin", Advances in Water Resources, Vol. 2, pp. 3-12, 1979.

Grey MCDA

1.     Kuang, H., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Grey-based PROMTHEE II with Application to Evaluation of Source Water Protection Strategies”, Information Sciences, DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2014.09.035, Vol. 294, pp. 376-389, 2015

Rough Sets

1.     Chen, Y., Li, K.W., Levy, J., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “A Rough Set Approach to Multiple Criteria ABC Analysis”, Transactions on Rough Sets, Vol. 8 (LNCS 5084), pp. 35-52, 2008.

Applications

1.     Ghanbarpour, M.R., Salimi, S., and Hipel, K.W., “A Comparative Evaluation of Flood Mitigation Alternatives using GIS-based River Hydraulics Modeling and Multi-criteria Decision Analysis”, Journal of Flood Risk Management, DOI:10.1111/jfr3.12017, published online on January 10, 2013, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 319-331, 2013.

2.     Kim, Y-J., Hipel, K.W., and Bowman, C.W., “Water Security Problems in Canada’s Oil Sands”, Special Issue on Tackling Challenging Water Resources Problems in Canada: A Systems Approach, Canadian Water Resources Journal, DOI: 10.1080/07011784.2013.773770, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 61-72, 2013.

3.     Ghanbarpour, M.R. and Hipel, K.W., “Multi-criteria Planning Approach for Ranking of Land Management Alternatives at Different Spatial Scales”, Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 168-177, 2011.

4.     Kassab, M., Hipel, K.W., and Hegazy, T., “Multi-criteria Decision Analysis for Infrastructure Privatization using Conflict Resolution”, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering – Maintenance, Management and Life-Cycle Design and Performance, first published on 03 March 2009 (iFirst), DOI: 10.1080/15732470802677649,  pp. 1-11, 2009.

5.     Ma, J., Hipel, K.W., De, M., and Cai, J., “Transboundary Water Policies: Assessment, Comparison and Enhancement”, Water Resources Management, Vol. 22, pp. 1069-1087, 2008.

6.     Levy, J.K., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Reducing the Risk of Fishery Resource Disasters: A Bioeconomic Approach to Sustainable Resource Management”, Journal of the American Water Resources Association, Vol. 42, No. 12, pp. 1451-1463, 2006.

7.     Nigim, K.A., Hipel, K.W., and Smith, G.B., “An Effective Multiple Criteria Approach to Infrastructure Reconstruction in Devastated Countries”, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 232-246, 2006.

8.     Ghanbarpour, M.R., Hipel, K.W., and Abbaspour, K.C., "Prioritizing Long-term Watershed Strategies using Group Decision Analysis", International Journal of Water Resources Development, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 297-309, 2005.

9.     Levy, J.K., Kilgour, D.M. and Hipel, K.W., "Web-Based Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis: Web-HIPRE and the Management of Environmental Uncertainty", INFOR, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 221–244, 2000.

10.  Sobral, M.M., Hipel, K.W., and Farquhar, G.J., "A Multicriteria Model for Solid Waste Management", Journal of Environmental Management, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 97-110, 1981.

Other Systems Analysis Topics

Agency Systems

1.     Bristow, M., Fang, L., and Hipel, K.W., “Agent-based Modeling of Competitive and Cooperative Behavior under Conflict”, IEEE Transactions on System, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, DOI:10.1109/TSMC.2013.2282314, appeared online on September 28, 2013, Vol. 44, No. 7, pp. 834-850, 2014..

Fuzzy Real Options

1.     Wang, Q., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Facilitating Risky Project Negotiation: An Integrated Approach using Fuzzy Real Options, Multicriteria Analysis, and Conflict Analysis”, Information Sciences, DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2014.10.049, Vol. 295, pp. 544-557, 2015.

2.     Wang, Q., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Numerical Methods to Calculate Fuzzy Boundaries for Brownfield Redevelopment Negotiations”, Group Decision and Negotiation, DOI: 10.1007/s10726-014-9417-3, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 515-536, May 2015.

3.     Wang, Q., Kilgour, D.M., and Hipel, K.W., “Fuzzy Real Options for Risky Project Evaluation using Least Squares Monte-Carlo Simulation”, IEEE Systems Journal, DOI: 10.1109/JSYST.2011.2158687, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 385-395, 2011.

4.     Wang, Q., Hipel, K.W., and Kilgour, D.M., “Fuzzy Real Options in Brownfield Redevelopment Evaluation”, Journal of Applied Mathematics and Decision Sciences, Vol. 2009, 16 pages, DOI: 10.1155/2009/817137, 2009.

Grey Systems

1.     Zhu, Y., Wang, R., and Hipel, K.W., “Grey Relational Evaluation of Innovation Competency in an Aviation Industry Cluster”, Grey Systems: Theory and Application”, 2012, DOI: 10.1108/20439371211260234, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 272-283, 2012.

2.     Zhu, J. and Hipel, K.W., “Multiple Stages Grey Target Decision Making Method with Incomplete Weight Based on Multigranularity Linguistic Model”, Information Sciences, DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2012.05.011, accepted for publication on May 16, 2012, available online since May 24, 2012, Vol. 212, pp. 15-32, 2012.

3.     Wang, Z-X., Hipel, K.W., Wang, Q., and He, S-W., “An Optimized NGBM(1,1) Model for Forecasting the Qualified Discharge Rate of Industrial Wastewater in China”, Applied Mathematical Modelling, DOI: 10.1016/j.apm.2011.05.022, Vol. 35, pp.5524-5532, 2011.

4.     Wang, Z-X., Hipel, K.W., and He, S-W., “Forecasting the Water Supply and Utilization in China using Grey Model”, Journal of Grey System, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 69-76, 2011.

Supply Chain Systems

1.     Liu, Y. and Hipel, K.W., “A Hierarchical Decision Model to Select Quality Control Strategies for a Complex Product”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics – Part A: Systems and Humans, DOI: 10.1109/TSMCA.2012.2183363, Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 814-826, July 2012.

2.     Liu, Y., Fang, S., Fang, Z., and Hipel, K.W., “Petri Net Model for Supply-Chain Quality Conflict Resolution of a Complex Product”, Kybernetes: The International Journal of Cybernetics, Systems and Management Sciences, Vol. 41, No. 7/8, pp. 920-928, 2012

Construction Management Systems

1.     Safa, Mahdi, Shahi, A., Haas, C.T., Fiander-Cain, D., Safa, Majeed, Hipel, K.W., and MacGillivray, S., “Competitive Intelligence (CI) for Evaluation of Construction Contractors”, Automation in Construction, DOI: 10.1016/j.autocon.2015.02.009, accepted for publication on February 23, 2015.

2.     Safa, M., Shahi, A., Haas, C.T., and Hipel, K.W., “Supplier Selection Process in an Integrated Construction Materials Management Model”, Automation in Construction, Vol. 48, pp. 64-73, 2014.

3.     Safa, M., Haas, C.T., Hipel, K.W., and Gray, J., “Front End Planning Tool (FEPT) Based on Electronic Process Management”, KICEM (Korea Institute of Construction Engineering and Management) Journal of Construction Engineering and Project Management”, DOI: 10.6106/JCEPM.2013.3.2.001, Vol. 13, No. 2, 12 pp., June 2013