Dr. A. Akgunduz

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Concordia University



a.      Published Refereed Journal Papers


  1. Kocar, V, Akgunduz A, “ADVICE: A Virtual Environment for Engineering Change Management”, Computers in Industry, 2009 (Accepted) (Impact Factor: 2.014)
  2. Raza SA, Akgunduz A, “The Impact of Fare Pricing Cooperation in Airline   Revenue Management”, International Journal of Operational Research, 2008, (Accepted).
  3. Raza SA, Akgunduz A, “A Comparative Study of Heuristic Algorithms on Economic Lot Scheduling Problem”, Computers and Industrial Engineering, 55(1):94-109, 2008 (Impact Factor: 1.057)
  4. Dolunay B, Akgunduz A, “Automated End-User Behaviour Assessment Tool for Remote Product and System Testing”, Expert Systems With Applications , 34(4): 2511-2523, 2008  (Impact Factor: 2.596)
  5. Raza SA, Akgunduz A, “An Airline Revenue Management Pricing Game with Seat Allocation”, International Journal of Revenue Management, 2(1):42-62, 2008.
  6. Akgunduz A, Turkmen B, Bulgak AA, “Using Financial Options in the Airline Booking Process”, Journal of Revenue & Pricing Management, 6(2): 135-150, 2007
  7. Raza SA, Akgunduz A, and Chen M, “A Tabu Search Algorithm for Solving Economic Lot Scheduling Problem”, Journal of Heuristics, 12(6), 2006 (Impact Factor: 0.644)
  8. Akgunduz A, Banerjee P, and Mehrotra S, “A Linear Programming Solution for Exact Collision Detection”, ASME Journal of Computing & Information Science in Engineering, 5(1), 2005(Impact Factor: 0.522)
  9. Zetu D, and Akgunduz A, “Tracking-based Depth Recovery for Virtual Reality Applications”, The Machine Visions and Applications, 16(2): 122-127, 2005 (Impact Factor: 0.682)
  10. Zetu D, and Akgunduz A, “Shape Recovery and Viewpoint Planning for Reverse Engineering”, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 26(11):1370-1378, 2005 (Impact Factor: 0.378)
  11. Raza SA, Akgunduz A, The Use of Meta-heuristics to Solve Economic Lot Scheduling Problem, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3448, Pages 190 – 201, 2005 (Impact Factor: 0.455)
  12. Akgunduz A, Zetu D, Banerjee P, and Liang D, “Evaluation of Sub-component Alternatives in Product Design Process”, Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 18(1): 69-81, 2002 (Impact Factor: 1.371)
  13. Akgunduz A, Banerjee P., and Mehrotra S, “Smart Collision Information Processing Sensors for Fast Moving Objects”, Smart Materials and Structures, 11(1): 169-174, 2002 (Impact Factor: 1.512)
  14. Akgunduz A, Zetu D, and Banerjee P, “Viewpoint-based Shape Recovery from Multiple Views”, Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, 14 (5): 359-372, 2000 (Impact Factor: 0.279)


b.      Book Chapter

Akgunduz A, Banerjee P; Chapter 4, “A Supervisory Data-Traffic Controller in Large-Scale Distributed Virtual Reality Applications” in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Applications in Manufacturing – Edited by A. Y. C. Nee and S. K. Ong, Springer Verlag, August 2004.


c.       Editorial

Co-Editor: Proceedings of the 2006 Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society (NAFIPS-06), June 3-6, 2006, Montréal, Canada.(CD, ISBN: 0-7803-9188-8)


d.      Published Contributions to a Collective Work-Publications in Refereed Conferences

  1. Kocar V, Akgunduz A, "Active User Support for Engineering Changes in Product Lifecycle Management" IDPT 2007, June 3-8, 2007, in Antalya, Turkey
  2. Dolunay B, Akgunduz A, “Virtual Reality Based End-User Assessment Took for Repote Product/System Testing and Support”, CDEN/RCCI Conference, 24-26 July 2006, Toronto, CANADA
  3. H. Fazelinia, L. Rodrigues and A. Akgunduz, “A Mixed –Integer Programming Approach for Pushing a Convex Object”, 7th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Lisboa, Portugal, September 2006.
  4. Yu H, and Akgunduz A, “Free Form Sketching in 3D Using Uniform Spherical Reference Points”,  HCI International 2005, July 2005 in Las Vegas , USA
  5. Turkmen B, Bulgak AA, and Akgunduz A, “Dynamic Management Through Options Approach for Airlines Industries”, Conference on Effects of Globalization on Financial Reporting, Istanbul, Turkey May 2005
  6. Raza SA and Akgunduz A, “The Use of Meta-Heuristics to Solve Economic Lot Size Scheduling”, EvoCOP 2005, 30 March - 1 April 2005 in Lausanne, Switzerland
  7. Akgunduz A and Yu H, “Two-Step 3-Dimensional Sketching Tool for New Product Development”, 2004 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC '04), Washington, DC, USA, December 5-8, 2004
  8. Turkmen B, Bulgak AA, and Akgunduz A, “A revenue opportunity model for airline industry for the deregulated global market”, OR/IE’2004 Operations Research / Industrial Engineering, XXIV. National Congress, Adana-Turkey, 2004
  9. Akgunduz A, Banerjee P, and Mehrotra S, “Linear Programming Based Collision Detection Algorithm for Fast Moving Object”, 2004 NSF Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees Conference/SMU-Dallas, Texas, 2004
  10. Akgunduz A, Banerjee P, “A Supervisory Data-Traffic Controller in Collaborative Virtual Reality Simulations”. ASME, International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exhibition, New Orleans, November 2002
  11. Banerjee P, Zetu D, and Akgunduz A, “Reconstructing Manufacturing Environments: First Step Towards Remote Facility Management”, Proceedings of the 6th International Colloquium on Material Handling Research, 2000
  12. Zetu D, Banerjee P, and Akgunduz A, “Telemetry-based Depth Recovery for Virtual Factory Construction and Extension to Remote Facility Management”, Proc ASME Industrial Virtual Reality Symposium, Chicago, IL, 1999


a.      Other Conference Presentations

  1. S.A. Raza, A. Akgunduz, “An Approximation Scheme for Pricing in Revenue Management”, Optimization Days, May 2007, Montreal, Canada
  2. A. Akgunduz, S.A. Raza “An Airline Revenue Management Seat Allocation Game with Fare Pricing”, CORS , May 2006, Montreal, Canada
  3. Turkmen B, Bulgak AA, and Akgunduz A, “Utilization of Financial Options in Revenue Management”  CORS / Optimization Days 2006 Joint Conference, Montreal, May 8-10, 2006
  4. S.A. Raza, A. Akgunduz “A Simulated Annealing based Heuristic to a Class of Economic Lot Scheduling Problem”, Optimization Days, May 2005, Montreal, Canada
  5. Akgunduz A, “Stochastic Airline Management with Dynamic Fleet Scheduling”, The 45th annual conference of the Canadian Operational Research Society, Vancouver, June 2003
  6. Akgunduz A, Banerjee P “Collaborative Simulation Between Existing Manufacturing Systems & Virtual Reality Replicas”, INFORMS, San Antonio, TX. 2000



b.      Guest Speaker

Akgunduz A, “CFD-VR Approach for Evaluating Building Layout Designs” Window of Opportunities in Virtual HVAC Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning, is presented by the Centre for Research on Computation and its Applications (CERCA), Montreal, Canada, October 9-10, 2002