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Hourly performance forecast of a dew point cooler using explainable Artificial Intelligence and evolutionary optimisations by 2050 (2020)
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Golizadeh Akhlaghi, Y., Aslansefat, K., Zhao, X., Sadati, S., Badiei, A., Xiao, X., …Ma, X. (2021). Hourly performance forecast of a dew point cooler using explainable Artificial Intelligence and evolutionary optimisations by 2050. Applied energy, 281, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.116062

The empirical success of the Artificial Intelligence (AI), has enhanced importance of the transparency in black box Machine Learning (ML) models. This study pioneers in developing an explainable and interpretable Deep Neural Network (DNN) model for a... Read More about Hourly performance forecast of a dew point cooler using explainable Artificial Intelligence and evolutionary optimisations by 2050.

A Hybrid Modular Approach for Dynamic Fault Tree Analysis (2020)
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Kabir, S., Aslansefat, K., Sorokos, I., Papadopoulos, Y., & Konur, S. (2020). A Hybrid Modular Approach for Dynamic Fault Tree Analysis. IEEE access : practical innovations, open solutions, 8, 97175-97188. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2996643

Over the years, several approaches have been developed for the quantitative analysis of dynamic fault trees (DFTs). These approaches have strong theoretical and mathematical foundations; however, they appear to suffer from the state-space explosion a... Read More about A Hybrid Modular Approach for Dynamic Fault Tree Analysis.

A constraint multi-objective evolutionary optimization of a state-of-the-art dew point cooler using digital twins (2020)
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Golizadeh Akhlaghi, Y., Badiei, A., Zhao, X., Aslansefat, K., Xiao, X., Shittu, S., & Ma, X. (2020). A constraint multi-objective evolutionary optimization of a state-of-the-art dew point cooler using digital twins. Energy Conversion and Management, 211, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2020.112772

This study is pioneered in developing digital twins using Feed-forward Neural Network (FFNN) and multi objective evolutionary optimization (MOEO) using Genetic Algorithm (GA) for a counter-flow Dew Point Cooler with a novel Guideless Irregular Heat a... Read More about A constraint multi-objective evolutionary optimization of a state-of-the-art dew point cooler using digital twins.

Safety + ai: A novel approach to update safety models using artificial intelligence (2019)
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Gheraibia, Y., Kabir, S., Aslansefat, K., Sorokos, I., & Papadopoulos, Y. (2019). Safety + ai: A novel approach to update safety models using artificial intelligence. IEEE access : practical innovations, open solutions, 7, 135855-135869. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2941566

Safety-critical systems are becoming larger and more complex to obtain a higher level of functionality. Hence, modeling and evaluation of these systems can be a difficult and error-prone task. Among existing safety models, Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) i... Read More about Safety + ai: A novel approach to update safety models using artificial intelligence.

Performance evaluation and design for variable threshold alarm systems through semi-Markov process (2019)
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Aslansefat, K., Bahar Gogani, M., Kabir, S., Shoorehdeli, M. A., & Yari, M. (in press). Performance evaluation and design for variable threshold alarm systems through semi-Markov process. ISA Transactions, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isatra.2019.08.015

In large industrial systems, alarm management is one of the most important issues to improve the safety and efficiency of systems in practice. Operators of such systems often have to deal with a numerous number of simultaneous alarms. Different kinds... Read More about Performance evaluation and design for variable threshold alarm systems through semi-Markov process.

A Hierarchical Approach for Dynamic Fault Trees Solution Through Semi-Markov Process (2019)
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Aslansefat, K., & Latif-Shabgahi, G. (2020). A Hierarchical Approach for Dynamic Fault Trees Solution Through Semi-Markov Process. IEEE Transactions on Reliability, 69(3), 986-1003. https://doi.org/10.1109/tr.2019.2923893

Dynamic fault tree (DFT) is a top-down deductive technique extended to model systems with complex failure behaviors and interactions. In two last decades, different methods have been applied to improve its capabilities, such as computational complexi... Read More about A Hierarchical Approach for Dynamic Fault Trees Solution Through Semi-Markov Process.