Faculty of Science and Technology

Sultanova, Nargiz (Dr) - Research

Publications/conferences

Journal Publications

  1. A.M. Bagirov, A. Al Nuaimat and N. Sultanova, Hyperbolic smoothing function method for minimax problems, Optimization 62 (6), 759-782, (2013)
  2. A.M. Bagirov, A.F. Barton, H. Mala-Jetmarova, A. Al Nuaimat, S.T. Ahmed, N. Sultanova, J. Yearwood, An algorithm for minimization of pumping costs in water distribution systems using a novel approach to pump scheduling, Journal of Mathematical and Computer Modelling, DOI: 10.1016/j.mcm.2012.09.015
  3. A.M. Bagirov, L. Jin, N. Karmitsa, A. Al Nuaimat, N. Sultanova, Subgradient method for nonconvex nonsmooth optimization, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications (JOTA), DOI: 10.1007/s10957-012-0167-6
  4. N. Sultanova, A class of increasing positively homogeneous functions for which global optimization problem is NP-hard, Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, Series B: Applications and Algorithms 17 (2010), 723-739

Conference Publications

  1. A.M. Bagirov, A.F. Barton, H. Mala-Jetmarova, A. Al Nuaimat, S.T. Ahmed, N. Sultanova, Minimization of pumping costs in water distribution systems using explicit and implicit pump scheduling, In Proceedings of Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, Dec 19-22, 2012, Sydney, Australia
  2. A.M. Bagirov, A.F. Barton, H. Mala-Jetmarova, A. Al Nuaimat, S.T. Ahmed, N. Sultanova, J. Yearwood, A novel approach to optimal pump scheduling in water distribution systems, In Proceedings of the 14th Water Distribution Systems Analysis Conference, Sept 24-27, 2012, Adelaide, Australia
  3. A.M. Bagirov, S.T. Ahmed, A.F. Barton, H. Mala-Jetmarova, A. Al Nuaimat, N. Sultanova, Comparison of metaheuristic algorithms for pump operation optimization, In Proceedings of the 14th Water Distribution Systems Analysis Conference, Sept 24-27, 2012, Adelaide, Australia

Professional memberships and associations

  • Australian Mathematics Society

Research interests

  • Optimization
  • Nonsmooth optimization
  • Operations research
  • Mathematical modelling