Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson, Ph.D.

f.k.a. Noel Kweku-Muata Bryson

 

CURRENT POSITION:

CURRENT TEACHING, RESEARCH, SERVICE:

  • Teaching: "Doctoral Seminar in Database Systems", an elective course for I.S. doctoral students; "Doctoral Seminar in Knowledge Discovery & Knowledge Management", an elective course for I.S. doctoral students; "Database Systems", a required graduate course for I.S. graduate students; "Data Mining", an elective graduate course for I.S. masters students; "Data Warehousing", an elective graduate course for I.S. masters students.
  • Research: Data Mining, Knowledge Management, eCommerce, Information Systems Security, Database Systems, Expert & Decision Support Systems, Group Suppport Systems, Information Systems Outsourcing, Information Systems & Productivity, Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis.
  • Service: Member, School-wide Ph.D. committee (1999-2004); Chair, Department of Information Systems Ph.D. committee (2001-2003); Member, Department of Information Systems Ph.D. committee (1998-Present); Member, Department of Information Systems Masters' Programs committee (1998-2003; 2005-Present); Member, Department of Information Systems Governance committee (1998-Present); Member, University-wide Tenure Appeal committee (2001-2004).

Ph.D., Applied Mathematics (Management Science and Information Systems) (1988), University of Maryland at College Park.

MS. Systems Engineering. (1982), Howard University, Washington, DC.

BS. Natural Sciences. (1974), University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

  • Professor of Information Systems (8/1998 - Present)
  • Coordinator, Ph.D. Program in Information Systems (8/2001 - 5/2003)

Howard University, Washington, DC

  • Professor of Information Systems and Decision Analysis (8/1996 - 8/1998)
  • Associate Professor of Information Systems and Decision Analysis (8/1992 - 8/1996)
  • Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Decision Analysis (8/1989 - 7/1992)
  • Lecturer in Information Systems and Decision Analysis (8/1985 - 7/1989)
  • Research Area Manager, Howard University Future Aerospace Science & Technology (HUFAST) Center (8/1995 - 8/1998)

 

AWARDS:

Virginia Commonwealth University:

  1. School of Business Distinguished Scholar Award (2005/2006).
  2. Department of Informations Systems Outstanding Faculty Award for Research (2005/2006).
  3. Department of Informations Systems Outstanding Faculty Award for Research (2003/2004).
  4. School of Business Distinguished Scholar Award (2000/2001).
  5. Department of Informations Systems Outstanding Faculty Award for Research (2000/2001).
  6. Department of Informations Systems Outstanding Faculty Award for Research (1998/1999).

Howard University:

  1. Computer-Based Information Systems Outstanding Faculty Award (1994/1995).
  2. Computer-Based Information Systems Outstanding Faculty Award (1988/1989).

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:

Member, Editorial Advisory Board for the Computers and Operations Research journal (1996-Present).

Associate Editor, INFORMS Journal on Computing (2002-Present).

Member, International Advisory Board, Journal of the Operational Research Society (2006-Present).

Member, Program Committee, 2003 ACM Conference on Information & Knowledge Management (CIKM'03)

Refereeing for:

  • Information Sciences
  • Management Information Systems Quarterly
  • Journal of the Operational Research Society
  • International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
  • International Journal of Intelligent Systems
  • Journal of Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis
  • European Journal of Operational Research
  • Computers & Operations Research
  • Computers & Mathematics with Applications
  • Management Science
  • Mathematical & Computer Modeling
  • Fuzzy Sets & Systems
  • Annals of Operations Research
  • IEEE Transactions on Knowledge & Data Engineering
  • Omega
  • Computational Statistics & Data Analysis
  • International Transactions in Operational Research
  • International Conference on Information Systems
  • European Conference on Information Systems
  • Americas Conference on Information Systems
  • ACM Conference on Information & Knowledge Management
  • INFORMS Computing Society Conference

 

EDITORIALS in REFEREED JOURNALS:

1.      “Data Mining and Operational Research”, Journal of the Operational Research Society, in press. (Co-Guest Editor: V. Rayward-Smith).

2.      “Operations Research Approaches for Disaster Recovery Planning”, Computers & Operations Research 36:1, 1 (2009). (Co-Guest Editor: A. Joseph).

3.      “Data Mining and Operational Research”, Information Systems Frontiers 10:3, 277-279 (2008). (Co-Guest Editor: O. Ngwenyama).

 

PUBLICATIONS in REFEREED JOURNALS:

INFORMATION SYSTEMS:

  1. “Building Ontology-based Knowledge Maps: A Requirement for Knowledge Process Outsourcing”, Knowledge Management Research & Practice, in press (2009).
  2. “An Exploration of the Effects of the Interaction betweem ICT and the Labor Force on Economic Growth in Transition Economies”, International Journal of Production Economics 115:2, 471-481 (2008). (Co-Author: S. Samoilenko).
  3. “Exploring Managerial Factors Affecting ERP Implementation: An Investigation of the Klein-Sorra Model Using Regression Splines", Information Systems Journal 18:5, 499-527. (2008). (Co-Authors: L. Dong, O. Ngwenyama).

4.      "Framework for Formal Implementation of the Business Understanding Phase of Data Mining Projects", Expert Systems with Applications 36:2, 4114-4124 (2009). (Co-Author: S. Sharma).

  1. "Determining Strategies for Telecoms to Improve Efficiency in the Production of Revenues: An Empirical Investigation in the Context of Transition Economies using DEA, Decision Trees and Neural Nets”, Journal of Global Information Management 11:4, 56-75 (2008). (Co-Author: S. Samoilenko).
  2. "An Approach for Incorporating Quality-based Cost-Benefit Analysis in Data Warehouse Design", Information Systems Frontiers 10:3, 361-373 (2008). (Co-Author: L. Rao).

7.      "Issues in Knowledge Access, Retrieval and Sharing: Case Studies in a Caribbean Health Sector", Expert Systems with Applications 36:2, 2853-2863 (2009). (Co-Authors: G. Mansingh, J. Reichgelt).

  1. "Investigating the Impact of Publicly Announced Information Security Breaches on the Performance of the Breached Firm", Information Resources Management Journal 22:2, 1-21 (2008). (Co-Author: M. Ko, C. Dorantes).
  2. "Reexamining the Impact of Information Technology Investments on Productivity using Regression Tree and Multivariate Adaptive Regression Splines", Information & Technology Management 9:4, 285-299 (2008). (Co-Author: M. Ko).

10.  "Increasing the Discriminatory Power of DEA in the Presence of Sample Heterogeneity with Cluster Analysis and Decision Trees", Expert Systems with Applications 34:2, 1561-1581 (2008). (Co-Author: S. Samoilenko).

11.  "Post-Pruning in Regression Tree Induction: An Integrated Approach", Expert Systems with Applications 34:, 1481-1490 (2008).

  1. "An Exploration of Factors that Impact Individual Performance in an ERP Environment: An Analysis using Multiple Analytical Techniques", European Journal of Information Systems 15:6, 556-568 (2006). (Co-Author: B. Kositanurit, O. Ngwenyama).
  2. "Towards Defining Dimensions of Knowledge Systems Quality", Expert Systems with Applications 33:2, 361-378 (2007). (Co-Author: L. Rao).
  3. "Post-Pruning in Decision Tree Induction", Computers & Operations Research 34:11, 3331-3345 (2007).
  4. "Exploring the Characteristics of Internet Security Breaches that Impact the Market Value of Breached Firms", Expert Systems with Applications 32:3, 703-725 (2007). (Co-Author: K. Andoh-Baidoo).
  5. "A Hybrid Clustering Algorithm", Computers & Operations Research 34:11, 3255-3269 (2007). (Co-Author: T. Inniss).
  6. "CPEST: An Expert System for the Management of Pests and Diseases in the Jamaican Coffee Industry", Expert Systems with Applications 32:1, 184-192 (2007). (Co-Authors: G. Mansingh, J. Reichgelt).
  7. "An Exploration of the Relative Performance of Two Families of Splitting Methods for Decision Tree Induction", Information Systems Frontiers 8:3, 195-209 (2006). (Co-Author: K. Giles).
  8. "Analyzing the Impact of Information Technology Investments using Regression and Data Mining", Journal of Enterprise Information Systems 19:4, 403-417 (2006). (Co-Author: M. Ko).
  9. "Managing Risks in Information Systems Outsourcing: An Approach to Analyzing Outsourcing Risks and Structuring Incentive Contracts", European Journal of Operational Research 174:1, 245-264 (2006). (Co-Author: O. Ngwenyama).
  10. "Applications of Sequential Set Partitioning: Three Technical Information Systems Problems", OMEGA 34:5, 492-500 (2006). (Co-Author: A. Joseph).
  11. "Exploring the Relationship between Information Technology Investments and Firm Performance using Regression Splines Analysis", Information & Management 42:1, 1-13 (2004). (Co-Author: M. Ko).
  12. "Supporting Semantic Diversity in the Relational Model: The Case of Multi-Faced Attributes", Information Systems Frontiers, 277-285 (2004). (Co-Author: O. Ngwenyama).
  13. "An Exploration of a Set of Entropy-Based Hybrid Splitting Methods for Decision Tree Induction", Journal of Database Management 15:3, 1-17 (2004). (Co-Author: K. Giles).
  14. "Supporting Subjective Risk Assessment in Software Process Improvement with the Qualitative Discriminant Process", Applications of Management Science 11, 107-117 (2004). (Co-Author: M. Kah).
  15. "Using Regression Splines to Assess the Impact of Information Technology Investments in the Healthcare Industry", Information Systems Journal 14:1, 43-63. (2004). (Co-Author: M. Ko).
  16. "Evaluation of Decision Trees: A Multi-Criteria Approach", Computers & Operations Research 31:11, 1933-1945 (2004).
  17. "The Productivity Impact of Information Technology in the Healthcare Industry: An Empirical Study using a Regression Spline-based Approach", Information & Software Technology 46:1, 65-73. (2004). (Co-Author: M. Ko).
  18. "Designing Effective Incentive-Oriented Outsourcing Contracts for ERP Systems", Business Process Management Journal 9:6, 705-721 (2003). (Co-Author: W. Sullivan).
  19. "Exploration of a Hybrid Feature Selection Algorithm", Journal of the Operational Research Society 54:7, 790-797 (2003). (Co-Authors: K. Giles, B. Kositanurit).
  20. "Leveraging Knowledge Representation, Usage and Interpretation to Help Engineer the Product Development Life Cycle: Visual Computing and the Tacit Dimensions of Product Development", Computers in Industry 51:1, 89-110 (2003). (Co-Authors: A. Yap, O. Ngwenyama).
  21. "Supporting Knowledge Elicitation and Consensus Building for Dempster-Shafer Decision Models", International Journal of Intelligent Systems 18:1, 129-148 (2003).
  22. "Optimal Techniques for Class-Dependent Attribute Discretization", Journal of the Operational Research Society 52:10, 1130-1143 (2001). (Co-Author: A. Joseph).
  23. "Towards Modeling the Query Processing Relevant Shape Complexity of 2-D Spatial Objects", Information & Software Technology 42:5, 357-365. (2000) (Co-Author: A. Mobolurin).
  24. "Structuring I.S. Outsourcing Contracts for Mutual Gain: An Approach to Analyzing Performance Incentive Schemes", Journal of the Association for Information Systems Vol. 1, November 2000. (Co-Author. O. Ngwenyama).
  25. "Eliciting and Mapping Qualitative Preferences to Numeric Rankings in Group Support Systems", European Journal of Operational Research 116:2, 487-497 (1999). (Co-Author. O. Ngwenyama).
  26. "An Approach for Generating Belief Functions", European Journal of Operational Research 115:3, 624-633 (1999). (Co-Author: A. Mobolurin).
  27. "Making the Information Systems Outsourcing Decision: A Transaction Cost Approach to Analyzing Decision Problems", European Journal of Operational Research 115:2, 351-367 (1999). (Co-Author. O. Ngwenyama).
  28. "Generating Belief Functions from Knowledge Preferences: An Approach to Eliciting Expert Judgements and Deriving Probability Functions", Data and Knowledge Engineering 28:2, 145-159 (1998). (Co-Author: O. Ngwenyama).
  29. "A Qualitative Discriminant Approach for Generating Belief Functions", IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 10:2, 345-348 (1998). (Co-Author: A. Mobolurin).
  30. "Supporting Consensus Formation in Group Support Systems Using the Qualitative Discriminant Process", Annals of Operations Research: Interface between Information Systems and Operations Research 71, 75-91 (1997).
  31. "Supporting Facilitation in Group Support Systems: Techniques for Analyzing Consensus Relevant Data", Decision Support Systems 16, 155-168 (1996). (Co-Author: O. Ngwenyama and A. Mobolurin).
  32. "Group Decision-Making and the Analytic Hierarchy Process: Exploring the Consensus-Relevant Information Content", Computers & Operations Research 23, 27-35 (1996).
  33. "A Qualitative Discriminant Approach to Scoring and Ranking in Group Decision Support Systems", Information Processing and Management 30:2, 389-405 (1994) (Co-Authors: O. Ngwenyama and A. Mobolurin).
  34. "A Formal Method for Analyzing and Integrating the Rule-Sets of Multiple Experts", Information Systems 17:1, 1-16, (1992) (Co-Author: O. Ngwenyama).

 

MANAGEMENT SCIENCE:

  1. "An Action Learning Approach for Assessing the Consistency of Pairwise Comparison Data", European Journal of Operational Research 174:1, 234-244 (2006).
  2. "Generating Consistent Subjective Estimates of the Magnitudes of Causal Relationships in Fuzzy Cognitive Maps", Computers & Operations Research 31:8, 1165-1175 (2004).
  3. "Using Formal MS/OR Modeling to Support Disaster Recovery Planning", European Journal of Operational Research 141:3, 679-688 (2002). (Co-Authors: H. Millar, A. Joseph, A. Mobolurin).
  4. "An Analytical Procedure for Evaluating Supply Chains and JIT Policies in E-Commerce Environments", Advances in Mathematical Programming and Financial Planning 6, 199-217 (2001). (Co-Author: A. Mobolurin).
  5. "A Logarithmic Goal Programming Technique for Addressing the Executive Selection Problem", Applications of Management Science 10; 185-198 (2000). (Co-Author: A. Joseph).
  6. "Generating Consensus Priority Interval Vectors for Group Decision Making in the AHP", Journal of Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis 9:4, 127-137 (2000). (Co-Author: A. Joseph).
  7. "Generating Consensus Priority Point Vectors", Computers & Operations Research 26:6; 637-643 (1999). (Co-Author: A. Joseph).
  8. "Parametric Programming and Cluster Analysis", European Journal of Operational Research 111:3, 582-588 (1998). (Co-Author: A. Joseph).
  9. "Nearness and Bound Relationships Between An Integer Programming Problem and Its Relaxed Linear Programming Problem", Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications 98:1, 55-63 (1998). (Co-Authors: A. Joseph, S. Gass)
  10. "An Objective Hyperplane Procedure for Solving the General Integer Linear Programming Problem", European Journal of Operational Research 104, 601-614 (1998). (Co-Authors: A. Joseph, S. Gass).
  11. "W-Efficient Partitions and the Solution of the Sequential Clustering Problem", Annals of Operations Research: Nontraditional Approaches to Statistical Classification 74, 305-319 (1997). (Co-Author: A. Joseph)
  12. "Joint Vendor-Buyer Policy in JIT Manufacturing: Response to Hoffman's Comments", Journal of the Operational Research Society 48:5, 547-549 (1997). (Co-Authors: R. Aderohunmu and A. Mobolurin).
  13. "Joint Vendor-Buyer Policy in JIT Manufacturing: Response to Goyal's Comments", Journal of the Operational Research Society 48:5, 550-551 (1997). (Co-Authors: R. Aderohunmu and A. Mobolurin).
  14. "A Computational Study of An Objective Hyperplane Search Heuristic for The General Integer Linear Programming Problem", Mathematical and Computer Modelling 25:10, 63-76 (1997) (Co-Authors: A. Joseph, S. Gass)
  15. "Partitioning of Sequentially Ordered Systems Using Linear Programming", Computers & Operations Research 24:7, 679-686 (1997) (Co-Author: A. Joseph)
  16. "An Action Learning Evaluation Procedure for Multiple Criteria Decision Making Problems", European Journal of Operational Research 96, 379-386 (1997) (Co-Author: A. Mobolurin).
  17. "Modelling Pairwise Comparisons on Ratio Scales", European Journal of Operational Research 83, 639-654 (1995) (Co-Authors: A. Mobolurin and O. Ngwenyama).
  18. "A Goal Programming Method for Generating Priority Vectors", Journal of the Operational Research Society 46, 641-648 (1995).
  19. "Joint Vendor-Buyer Policy in JIT Manufacturing", Journal of the Operational Research Society 46, 375-385 (1995) (Co-Authors: R. Aderohunmu and A. Mobolurin).
  20. "An Approach to Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process for Solving Multi-Criteria Decision Making Problems", European Journal of Operational Research 76, 440-454 (1994) (Co-Author: A. Mobolurin).
  21. "Solving The Discrete Stochastic Linear Programming Problem Using The Dualplex Algorithm", Computers & Operations Research 21:1, 11-17 (1994). (Co-Author: Saul Gass).
  22. "Aggregating Preference Rankings: An AHP Based Approach", Journal of Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis 2, 27-39 (1993). (Co-Author: A. Mobolurin).
  23. "A Parametric Programming Methodology for Solving The Lagrangian Dual of the Network Problem with Multiple Side Constraints", Computers & Operations Research 20:5, 541-552 (1993).
  24. "Identifying the Efficient Extreme-Points of the Three-Objective Linear Programming Problem", Journal of the Operational Research Society 44:1, 81-85 (1993).
  25. "Applications of the Parametric Programming Procedure", European Journal of Operational Research 54, 66-73 (1991).
  26. "Parametric Programming and Lagrangian Relaxation: The Case of the Network Problem with a Single Side-Constraint", Computers & Operations Research 18:2, 129-140 (1991).

 

PUBLICATIONS in REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

INFORMATION SYSTEMS:

  1. "Determining the Contribution of IS Projects: An Approach to Measuring Performance", Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2009). (Co-Author: C. Barclay).
  2. "Knowledge Elicitation Techniques for Deriving Competency Questions for Ontologies", Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (2008). (Co-Author: L. Rao).
  3. "Organization Ontology-based Framework for Implementing the Business Understanding Phase of Data Mining Projects", Proceedings of the 41st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2008). (Co-Author: S. Sharma).
  4. "Using Fuzzy Cognitive Maps to Assess MIS Organizational Change Impacts", Proceedings of the 2006 Conference on Knowledge Systems & Collaborative Engineering (2006). (Co-Authors: G. Mansingh, L. Rao).
  5. "Criminal Investigation Knowledge System", Proceedings of the 39th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2006). (Co-Author: C. Donalds).
  6. "Assessing Cluster Quality using Multiple Measures - A Decision Tree-Based Approach", The Next Wave in Computing, Optimization and Decision Technologies, 371-384 (2005).
  7. "Using Fuzzy Cognitive Maps to Assess MIS Organizational Change Impacts", Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2005). (Co-Author: D. Grant).
  8. "Applying Data Mining Techniques to Understand the Impact of Information Technology Investments on Organizational Productivity", Proceedings of the 2004 Americas Conference on Information Systems (2004). (Co-Author: M. Ko).
  9. "A Manufacturing Information Systems Architecture for the 21st Century", Proceedings of the 2004 International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (2004). (Co-Author: D. Grant).
  10. "An Exploration of the Impact of Information Technology Investments in the Healthcare Industry: A Regression Splines-Based Analysis", Proceedings of the 2002 Americas Conference on Information Systems (2002). (Co-Author: M. Ko).
  11. "Splitting Methods for Decision Tree Induction: A Comparison of Two Families", Proceedings of the 2002 Americas Conference on Information Systems (2002). (Co-Author: K. Giles).
  12. "A Regression Tree-Based Exploration of the Impact of Information Technology Investments on Firm Level Productivity", Proceedings of the 2002 European Conference on Information Systems (2002). (Co-Author: M. Ko).
  13. "The Contribution of Information Technology to Organizational Productivity: An Exploratory Study Using a Regression Tree", Proceedings of the 2002 Information Resources Management Association International Conference (2002). (Co-Author: M. Ko).
  14. "Designing Effective Incentive Orientated Outsourcing Contracts for ERP Systems", Proceedings of the 35th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2002). (Co-Author: W. Sullivan).
  15. "Attribute Discretization for Classification", Proceedings of the 2001 Americas Conference on Information Systems (2001). (Co-Author: K. Giles).
  16. "Comparison of Two Families of Entropy-Based Classification Measures With & Without Feature Selection", Proceedings of the 34th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2001). (Co-Authors: K. Giles and Q. Weng).
  17. "A Parametric Programming Approach for the Optimal Design of Lock Tables", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute, 1424-1427 (1999).
  18. "Generating Consensus Fuzzy Cognitive Maps", Proceedings of IASTED 1997 International Conference on Intelligent Information Systems, 231-235 (1997). (Co-Authors: A. Mobolurin, A. Joseph).
  19. "On Modeling The Query Processing-Relevant Complexity Of 2-D Spatial Objects", Proceedings of 1997 National Aerospace & Engineering Conference (1997). (Co-Author: A. Mobolurin).
  20. "Selecting The Appropriate Technology: A Multiple Criteria Decision Making Problem", Proceedings of the 1994 Annual Conference of The Jamaica Computer Society (1994).
  21. "Development of a Model National Health Information System Relevant to the Needs of the Eastern Caribbean Countries", Proceedings of the IEEE 1982 International Large-Scale Systems Symposium (1982). (Co-Author: A. Paul).

MANAGEMENT SCIENCE:

  1. "A Parametric Programming Procedure for Cluster Analysis", Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Applied Modelling, Simulation and Optimization, 133-136 (1995).
  2. "Evaluation of Students' Feedback on Teaching Effectiveness", Proceedings of the 1990 Joint National Meeting of the American Statistical Association and the Biometric Society, Anaheim, CA (Co-Authors: A. Mobolurin and M. Quasem).

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

  1. "A Manufacturing Information Systems Architecture for the 21st Century", Proceedings of the 2004 International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, April 2004, Oporto, Portugal.
  2. "An Exploration of the Impact of Information Technology Investments in the Healthcare Industry: A Regression Splines-Based Analysis", 2002 Americas Conference on Information Systems, August 2002, Dallas, Texas.
  3. "Splitting Methods for Decision Tree Induction: A Comparison of Two Families", 2002 Americas Conference on Information Systems, August 2002, Dallas, Texas.
  4. "A Regression Tree-Based Exploration of the Impact of Information Technology Investments on Firm LevelProductivity", 2002 European Conference on Information Systems, June 2002, Gdansk, Poland.
  5. "The Contribution of Information Technology to Organizational Productivity: An Exploratory Study Using a Regression Tree", 2002 Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) International Conference, May 2002, Seatle, WA.
  6. "Designing Effective Incentive Orientated Outsourcing Contracts for ERP Systems", 35th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 2002, Big Island, HI
  7. "Supporting Knowledge Elicitation and Consensus Building for DST Decision Models", 2001 INFORMS Conference, November, 2001, Miami, FL.
  8. "A Common Technique for Optimally Solving Some Information Systems Problems", 2001 INFORMS Conference, November, 2001, Miami, FL.
  9. "Attribute Discretization for Classification", 2001 Americas Conference on Information Systems, August, 2001, Boston, MA.
  10. "Comparison of Two Families of Entropy-Based Classification Measures With & Without Feature Selection", 34th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 2001, Maui, HI.
  11. "A Parametric Programming Approach for the Optimal Design of Lock Tables", 5th International Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute, July 1999, Athens, Greece.
  12. "Generating Consensus Fuzzy Cognitive Maps", IASTED 1997 International Conference on Intelligent Information Systems, December 1997, Grand Bahama Island, The Bahamas.
  13. "On Modeling The Query Processing-Relevant Complexity of 2-D Spatial Objects", 1997 National Aerospace & Engineering Conference, July 1997, Dayton, OH.
  14. "An Approach to Developing Disaster Recovery Planning Systems", 1996 OPTIMIZATION DAYS, May 1996, Montreal, Canada.
  15. "A Parametric Programming Procedure for Cluster Analysis", IASTED 1995 International Conference on Applied Modelling, Simulation and Optimization, June 1995, Cancun, Mexico.
  16. "Selecting the Appropriate Technology: A Multiple Criteria Decision Making Problem", 1994 Annual Conference of the Jamaica Computer Society, October 1994, Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
  17. "What Makes A Database Relational?", 1993 Annual Conference of the Jamaica Computer Society, October 1993, Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
  18. "Cost Analysis of Order Splitting in JIT Purchase Agreements", TIMS/ORSA Joint National Meeting, May 1991, Nashville, TN
  19. "A Group DSS for Scoring Problems: An Executive Selection Example", ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, October 1990, Philadelphia, PA.
  20. "A Framework for Knowledge-Based Problem Formulation", TIMS/ORSA Joint National Meeting, May 1990, Las Vegas, NV.
  21. "Applications of the Parametric Programming Procedure", CORS/TIMS/ORSA Joint National Meeting, May 1989, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  22. "Finding the Efficient Extreme-Points of the Three-Objective Linear Programming Problem", ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, October 1988, Denver, CO.
  23. "Development of a Model National Health Information System Relevant to the Needs of the Eastern Caribbean Countries", IEEE 1982 International Large Scale Systems Symposium, October 1982, Virginia Beach, VA.

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Association for Information Systems
  • INFORMS