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School of Engineering, Information Technology and Physical Sciences

Sultanova, Nargiz (Dr) - Research

Publications/conferences

  1. Yeasmin, A., Chand, S., Turville, C., & Sultanova, N. (2021). Detection and verification of tropical cyclones and depressions over the South Pacific Ocean basin using ERA-5 reanalysis dataset, International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.7131
  2. Ren, J., Xia, F., Chen, X., Liu, J., Hou, M., Shehzad, A., Sultanova, N., & Kong, X. (2021). Matching Algorithms: Fundamentals, Applications and Challenges, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence, 5(3), 332-350.
  3. Bagirov, A. M., Taheri, S., Karmitsa, N., Sultanova, N., & Asadi, S. (2020). Robust piecewise linear L 1-regression via nonsmooth DC optimization. Optimization Methods and Software, 1-21.
  4. Woolcott, G., Galligan, L., Whannell, R., Marshman, M., Axelsen, T., Schmalz, J., & Sultanova, N. (2020). How are we progressing with academic numeracy at regional universities? Perspectives from first-year undergraduate studies. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 1-18.
  5. Mala-Jetmarova, H., Sultanova, N., & Savić, D. (2018). Lost in Optimisation of Water Distribution Systems? A Literature Review of System Design. Water, 10(3), 307.
  6. Savić, D. A., Mala-Jetmarova, H., & Sultanova, N. (2018). History of Optimization in Water Distribution System Analysis. In WDSA/CCWI Joint Conference Proceedings (Vol. 1), July 23-25, 2018 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
  7. Bagirov, A. M., Sultanova, N., Al Nuaimat, A., & Taheri, S. (2018). Solving Minimax Problems: Local Smoothing Versus Global Smoothing. In Numerical Analysis and Optimization (pp. 23-43). Springer, Cham.
  8. Mala-Jetmarova, H., Sultanova, N., & Savić, D. (2017). Lost in optimisation of water distribution systems? A literature review of system operation. Environmental Modelling & Software, 93, 209-254.
  9. Bagirov, A. M., Barton, A. F., Mala-Jetmarova, H., Al Nuaimat, A., Ahmed, S. T., Sultanova, N., & Yearwood, J. (2013). An algorithm for minimization of pumping costs in water distribution systems using a novel approach to pump scheduling. Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 57(3-4), 873-886.
  10. Bagirov, A. M., Al Nuaimat, A., & Sultanova, N. (2013). Hyperbolic smoothing function method for minimax problems. Optimization, 62(6), 759-782.
  11. Bagirov, A. M., Jin, L., Karmitsa, N., Al Nuaimat, A., & Sultanova, N. (2013). Subgradient method for nonconvex nonsmooth optimization. Journal of Optimization Theory and applications, 157(2), 416-435.
  12. Bagirov, A. M., Jetmarova, H., Al Nuaimat, A., Ahmed, S. T., Sultanova, N., & Barton, A. F. (2012). Minimization of pumping costs in water distribution systems using explicit and implicit pump scheduling. In Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium 2012 in Sydney, Australia (p. 1298). Engineers Australia.
  13. Bagirov, A. M., Barton, A. F., Mala-Jetmarova, H., Al Nuaimat, A., Ahmed, S. T., Sultanova, N., & Yearwood, J. (2012). A novel approach to optimal pump scheduling in water distribution systems. In WDSA 2012: 14th Water Distribution Systems Analysis Conference, 24-27 September 2012 in Adelaide, South Australia (p. 618). Engineers Australia.
  14. Bagirov, A. M., Ahmed, S. T., Barton, A. F., Mala-Jetmarova, H., Al Nuaimat, A., & Sultanova, N. (2012). Comparison of metaheuristic algorithms for pump operation optimization. In WDSA 2012: 14th Water Distribution Systems Analysis Conference, 24-27 September 2012 in Adelaide, South Australia (p. 886). Engineers Australia.
  15. Sultanova, N (2010). 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 ,723-739

Professional memberships and associations

  • Australian Mathematics Society
  • ANZIAM

Research interests

  • Optimisation
  • Nonsmooth optimisation
  • Optimisation of water distribution systems
  • Operations research
  • Machine learning