Selected Publications

 
Papers in peer-reviewed academic journals: 
  • Karsak, E.E., Karadayi, M.A., "Imprecise DEA Framework for Evaluating Health-care Performance of Districts", Kybernetes, Vol. 46, 706-727, (2017).
  • Karsak, E.E., Dursun, M., "Taxonomy and review of non-deterministic analytical methods for supplier selection", International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 29, 263-286, (2016).
  • Karsak, E.E., Dursun, M., "An Integrated Fuzzy MCDM Approach for Supplier Evaluation and Selection", Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol. 82, 82-93, (2015).
  • Karsak, E.E., Dursun, M., "An integrated supplier selection methodology incorporating QFD and DEA with imprecise data", Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 41, 6995-7004, (2014).
  • Dursun, M., Karsak, E.E., "A QFD-based fuzzy MCDM approach for supplier selection", Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol. 37, 5864-5875, (2013).
  • Karsak, E.E., Sener, Z., Dursun, M., "Robot selection using a fuzzy regression-based decision-making approach", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 50, No. 23, 6826-6834, (2012).
  • Karsak, E.E., Ece, M., "An Integrated Methodology for Supplier Evaluation and Selection Using QFD and DEA", The Journal of Management & Engineering Integration, Vol. 5, 34-42, (2012).
  • Sener, Z., Karsak, E.E., "A decision model for setting target levels in software quality function deployment to respond to rapidly changing customer needs", Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications, Vol. 20, 19-29, (2012).
  • Dursun, M., Karsak, E.E., Karadayi, M.A., "Assessment of health-care waste treatment alternatives using fuzzy multi-criteria decision making approaches", Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Vol. 57, 98-107, (2011).
  • Dursun, M., Karsak, E.E., "Supplier selection using an integrated fuzzy decision making approach", The Journal of Management & Engineering Integration, Vol. 4, 32-41, (2011).
  • Alptekin, S.E., Karsak, E.E., "An integrated decision framework for evaluating and selecting e-learning products", Applied Soft Computing, Vol. 11, 2990-2998, (2011).
  • Dursun, M., Karsak, E.E., Karadayi, M.A., "A fuzzy multi-criteria group decision making framework for evaluating health-care waste disposal alternatives", Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 38, 11453-11462, (2011).
  • Sener Z., Karsak, E.E., "A combined fuzzy linear regression and fuzzy multiple objective programming approach for setting target levels in quality function deployment", Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 38, 3015-3022, (2011).
  • Dursun, M., Karsak, E.E., Karadayi, M.A., "Fuzzy group decision making for health-care waste management", The Journal of Management & Engineering Integration, Vol. 3, No. 2, 54-62, (2010).
  • Sener Z., Karsak, E.E., " A fuzzy regression and optimization approach for setting target levels in software quality function deployment", Software Quality Journal, Vol. 18, 323-339, (2010).
  • Sener Z., Karsak, E.E., "A decision model for setting target levels in quality function deployment using nonlinear programming-based fuzzy regression and optimization", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 48, 1173-1184, (2010).
  • Dursun, M., Karsak, E.E., "A fuzzy MCDM approach for personnel selection", Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 37, 4324-4330, (2010).
  • Özogul, C.O., Karsak, E.E., Tolga, E., "A real options approach for evaluation and justification of a hospital information system", Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 82, No. 12, 2091-2102, (2009).
  • Alptekin, S.E., Karsak, E.E., "E-learning product design using quality function deployment and fuzzy regression", The Journal of Management & Engineering Integration, Vol. 2, No. 1, 83-91, (2009).
  • Özogul, C.O., Tolga, E., Karsak, E.E., "A real options approach for valuation of enterprise resource planning systems" (in Turkish), itü dergisi/d: mühendislik (itü journal serie D: Engineering), Vol. 8, No. 4, 71-82, (2009).
  • Karsak, E.E., Özogul, C.O., "An Integrated Decision Making Approach for ERP System Selection", Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 36, 660-667, (2009).
  • Karsak, E.E., Ahiska, S.S., "Improved Common Weight MCDM Model for Technology Selection", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 46, No. 24, 6933-6944, (2008).
  • Özogul, C.O., Karsak, E.E., Tolga, E., "Valuation of Advanced Manufacturing System Investments Using Real Options Approach", The Journal of Management & Engineering Integration, Vol. 1, No. 1, 126-134, (2008).
  • Karsak, E.E., "Robot Selection Using an Integrated Approach Based on Quality Function Deployment and Fuzzy Regression", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 46, No. 3, 723-738, (2008).
  • Karsak, E.E., "Using Data Envelopment Analysis for Evaluating Flexible Manufacturing Systems in the Presence of Imprecise Data", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 35, No. 9-10, 867-874, (2008).
  • Karsak, E.E., Özogul, C.O., "Valuation of Expansion Flexibility in Flexible Manufacturing System Investments Using Sequential Exchange Options", International Journal of Systems Science, Vol.36, No. 5, 243-253, (2005).
  • Karsak, E.E., Ahiska, S.S., "Practical Common Weight Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Approach with an Improved Discriminating Power for Technology Selection", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 43, No. 8, 1537-1554, (2005).
  • Karsak, E.E., "Fuzzy Multiple Objective Decision Making Approach to Prioritize Design Requirements in Quality Function Deployment", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 42, No. 18, 3957-3974, (2004).
  • Karsak, E.E., "Fuzzy Multiple Objective Programming Framework to Prioritize Design Requirements in Quality Function Deployment", Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol. 47, 149-163, (2004).
  • Karsak, E.E., Sozer, S., Alptekin, S.E., "Product Planning in Quality Function Deployment Using a Combined Analytic Network Process and Goal Programming Approach", Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol. 44, 171-190, (2003). 
  • Karsak, E.E., "Distance-Based Fuzzy MCDM Approach for Evaluating Flexible Manufacturing System Alternatives", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 40, No. 13, 3167-3181, (2002).
  • Karsak, E.E., Kuzgunkaya, O., "A Fuzzy Multiple Objective Programming Approach for the Selection of a Flexible Manufacturing System", International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 79, No. 2, 101-111, (2002).
  • Karsak, E.E., Özogul, C.O., "An Options Approach to Valuing Expansion Flexibility in Flexible Manufacturing System Investments", The Engineering Economist, Vol. 47, No. 2, 169-193, (2002).
  • Karsak, E.E., Tolga, E., "Fuzzy Multi-criteria Decision-making Procedure for Evaluating Advanced Manufacturing System Investments", International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 69, No. 1, 49-64, (2001).
  • Karsak, E.E., "Fuzzy Breakeven Analysis for Multi-period Projects", Galatasaray University Journal of Engineering, No. 2, 36-44, (2000).
  • Karsak, E.E., Iscan, F., "Comparative Performance Evaluation in the Cement Sector Using Data Envelopment Analysis Incorporating Weight Restrictions and Cross Efficiency" (in Turkish),Industrial Engineering Journal (Endustri Muhendisligi), Vol. 11, No. 3, 2-10, (2000).
  • Karsak, E.E., "A Two-Phase Robot Selection Procedure", Production Planning & Control, Vol. 9, No. 7, 675-684, (1998).
  • Karsak, E.E., Tolga, E., "An Overhaul-Replacement Model for Equipment Subject to Technological Change in an Inflation-Prone Economy", International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 56-57, 291-301, (1998).
  • Karsak, E.E., "Measures of Liquidity Risk Supplementing Fuzzy Discounted Cash Flow Analysis", The Engineering Economist, Vol. 43, No. 4, 331-344, (Summer 1998).
     

Refereed book chapters:

  • Dursun, M., Sener, Z., Karsak, E.E., "Integrated Decision Model for Medical Supplier Evaluation", Global Logistics Management, B.Y. Kara, I. Sabuncuoglu and B. Bidanda (Eds.), 145-164, CRC Press, (2014).
  • Dursun, M., Karsak, E.E., "An Integrated Approach Based on 2-Tuple Fuzzy Representation and QFD for Supplier Selection", Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 247, 621-634, Springer, (2014).
  • Karsak, E.E., "Expert Decision System for Robot Selection", Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering (Benjamin W. Wah, ed.), Vol. 2, 1149-1160, Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (2009).
  • Karsak, E.E., Ahiska, S.S., "A Common-Weight MCDM Framework for Decision Problems with Multiple Inputs and Outputs", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, O. Gervasi and M. Gavrilova(Eds.), Vol. 4705, 779-790, Springer-Verlag, (2007).
  • Karsak E.E., "A Generalized Fuzzy Optimization Framework for R&D Project Selection Using Real Options Valuation", M. Gavrilova et al. (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3982, 918-927, Springer-Verlag, (2006).
  • Karsak, E.E., "Choquet Integral-Based Decision Making Approach for Robot Selection", Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, R. Khosla, R. J. Howlett and L. C. Jain (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 3682, 635-641, Springer, (2005).
  • Karsak, E.E., Ahiska, S.S., "Fuzzy Multi-criteria Decision Making Approach for Transport Projects Evaluation in Istanbul", O. Gervasi, M. L. Gavrilova, V. Kumar, A. Laganà, H. P. Lee, Y. Mun, D. Taniar, C. J. K. Tan (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3483, 301-311, Springer, (2005).
  • Karsak, E.E., "Personnel Selection Using a Fuzzy MCDM Approach Based on Ideal and Anti-ideal Solutions", Multiple Criteria Decision Making in the New Millennium, M. Köksalan and S. Zionts (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems, Vol. 507, 393-402, Springer, (2001).
 
Sample papers that have appeared as full text in refereed proceedings of international conferences:
  • Karsak, E.E., Goker, N., "MCDM-DEA Approach for Personnel Selection in the Banking Sector", Proceedings of IAC in Vienna 2019, Austria, 175-181, (2019). [Keynote paper]

  • Karsak, E.E., Goker, N., "Common Weight DEA-Based Modeling Approach for Performance Evaluation of Countries on the Basis of Human Development Indicators", Proceedings of IAC 2019 in Vienna, Austria, 170-176, (2019). [Keynote paper]

  • Karsak, E.E., Goker, N., "Common Weight DEA-Based Approach for Performance Assessment of Countries on the Basis of the Effects of Decent Work and Reduced Income Inequalities on Gender Equality", Proceedings of IAC in Vienna 2018, Austria, 212-218, (2018). [Keynote paper]

  • Goker, N., Karsak, E.E., "Good Health and Well-Being Performance Evaluation of Countries Using a Common Weight DEA-Based Approach", Proceedings of AC 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic, 77-85, (2018).

  • Goker, N., Karsak, E.E., "An Improved Common Weight DEA-Based Decision Making Approach for Ranking Latin American Countries", Proceedings of MAC 2017, Prague, Czech Republic, 268-275, (2017).

  • Karadayi, M.A., Karsak, E.E., "Clustering and Ranking Analysis with Imprecise Data for Evaluating Healthcare Performance of Districts in Istanbul", Proceedings of The 21st World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (WMSCI 2017), Orlando, Florida, USA, Vol. II, 163-168, (2017).

  • Goker, N., Karsak, E.E., "An Improved Common Weight DEA-Based Methodology for Manufacturing Technology Selection", Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science (WCECS 2016), San Francisco, USA, Vol. II, 864-869, (2016). [Certificate of Merit Award]

  • Goker, N., Karsak, E.E., "An Improved Common Weight DEA-Based Decision Approach for Problems with Multiple Inputs and Multiple Outputs", Proceedings of The 20th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (WMSCI 2016), Orlando, Florida, USA, Vol. II, 68-73, (2016). [WMSCI 2016 Best Paper]

  • Dursun, M., Karsak, E.E., "A Fuzzy Decision Model for Strategic Evaluation of Medical Suppliers", World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science (WCECS 2015), San Francisco, USA, Vol. II, 919-924, (2015).

  • Dursun, M., Karsak, E.E., "Fuzzy Decision Approach Based on QFD and FWA for Selection of Medical Suppliers", Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering (WCE 2015), London, UK, Vol. II, 802-807, (2015). [Certificate of Merit Award]
  • Karadayi, M.A., Karsak, E.E., "Imprecise DEA Framework for Evaluating the Efficiency of State Hospitals in Istanbul", Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering (WCE 2014), London, UK, Vol. II, (2014). [Certificate of Merit Award]

  • Karadayi, M.A., Karsak, E.E., "Fuzzy MCDM Approach for Health-Care Performance Assessment in Istanbul", Proceedings of The 18th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (WMSCI 2014), Orlando, Florida, USA, Vol. II, 228-233, (2014).

  • Dursun, M., Karsak, E.E., Sener, Z., "A Fuzzy Multiple Objective Decision Making Methodology for Electricity Generation Planning", Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering (IKE’13), H.R. Arabnia, L. Deligiannidis, R. Hashemi, J. Lu (Eds.), Las Vegas Nevada, USA, 71-77, (2013).

  • Karsak, E.E., Dursun. M., "An Integrated QFD-DEA Framework with Imprecise Data for Supplier Selection", Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering (WCE 2013), London, UK, Vol. I, 426-431, (2013).
  • Dursun, M., Karsak, E.E., "Supplier selection using an integrated decision making approach based on QFD and 2-tuple fuzzy representation", Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science, World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science (WCECS 2012), San Francisco, USA, Vol. II, 1309-1315, (2012). [Certificate of Merit Award]

  • Karsak, E.E., Dursun. M., Özogul, C.O., "Supplier Selection Using Data Envelopment Analysis in the Presence of Imprecise Data", WMSCI 2011 - International Symposium on Models and Modeling Methodologies in Science and Engineering (MMMse 2011), Orlando, Florida, USA, Vol. III, 253-258, (2011). [MMMse 2011 Best Paper]
  • Ozogul, C.O., Karsak, E.E., "An Integrated Real Options and Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Decision Making Approach for Selecting an Advanced Manufacturing System", Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering, H.R. Arabnia, R.R. Hashemi, G. Vert (Eds.), Las Vegas Nevada, USA, 417-423, (2010).

  • Sener, Z., Karsak, E.E., "A Decision Making Approach Based on Fuzzy Regression and Fuzzy Multiple Objective Programming for Advanced Manufacturing Technology Selection", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM 2008), Singapore, 964-968, (2008). [Conference Paper Award]
  • Ozogul, C.O., Karsak, E.E., "An Integrated Quality Function Deployment and Fuzzy Regression-Based Optimization Framework for Selecting an E-business Software System", Proceedings of The 2008 International Conference on Information & Knowledge Engineering, H.R. Arabnia, R.R. Hashemi (Eds.), Las Vegas Nevada, USA, 250-255, (2008).
  • Sener, Z., Karsak, E.E., "A Decision Model for Advanced Manufacturing Technology Selection Using Fuzzy Regression and Fuzzy Optimization", Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2007), Montréal, Canada, 565-569, (2007).
  • Karsak, E.E., Dursun, M., "Evaluating Solid Waste Management Scenarios Using a Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Decision Making Approach", Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems, Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA, 131-140, (2007).
  • Karsak, E.E., "Personnel Selection Using an MCDM Approach that Integrates Numerical and Linguistic Information", Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-based Systems (IPMU 2006), Paris, 308-314, (2006).
  • Karsak, E.E., Dursun, M., "A Fuzzy MCDM Approach to Energy Resource Planning for Electricity Generation in Turkey", Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (2006 IEMS), Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA, 27-36, (2006).
  • Karsak, E.E., "A Practical Common Weight MCDM Approach for Emerging Market Selection",Proceedings (in CD format) of the 34th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering (ICC&IE), San Francisco, California, USA, 159-164, (2004).
  • Karsak, E.E., Karsak, B.M., "Real Options Approach to Valuing Expansion Investments in Broadcasting", Proceedings (in CD format) of the 34th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering (ICC&IE), San Francisco, California, USA, 165-170, (2004).
  • Karsak, E.E., Ahiska, S.S., "Integrated Portfolio Selection Procedure Incorporating Multi-Criteria Decision Making Techniques and Alternative Measures of Risk", Ninth International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (2003 IEMS), Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA, 105-115, (2003).
  • Karsak, E.E., "Evaluation of Food & Drug Store Companies Listed in Fortune 500 Using Data Envelopment Analysis with Improved Discriminating Power", Proceedings (in CD format) of IEMS 2002 Conference (International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems), Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA, (2002).
  • Karsak, E.E., "A Fuzzy Multiple Objective Programming Approach for Personnel Selection",Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, 2007-2012, (2000). 
  • Karsak, E.E., "Fuzzy MCDM Procedure for Evaluating Flexible Manufacturing System Alternatives", Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE Engineering Management Society, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, 93-98, (2000).
  • Karsak, E.E., "Selecting a Flexible Manufacturing System Using DEA-Based Framework Incorporating Fuzzy Criteria Values", Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems (IPMU), Madrid, Volume III, 1873-1880, (2000). 
  • Karsak, E.E., "DEA-Based Robot Selection Procedure Incorporating Fuzzy Criteria Values",Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Conference (SMC’99), Tokyo, Japan, Vol. I, 1073-1078, (1999). 
  • Karsak, E.E., "Using Duration as a Measure of Liquidity Risk to Supplement Fuzzy Discounted Cash Flow Analysis", Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems (IPMU'98), Paris, Vol. II, 1082-1089, (1998).