School of Mining and Geosciences

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  • Kazakhstan

Research Output 2004 2019

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2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

A hybrid approach for joint simulation of geometallurgical variables with inequality constraint

Abildin, Y., Madani, N. & Topal, E., Jan 1 2019, In : Minerals. 9, 1, 24.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autocorrelation
Ore treatment
autocorrelation
Copper deposits
simulation

Development of 3D rock fragmentation measurement system using photogrammetry

Jang, H., Kitahara, I., Kawamura, Y., Endo, Y., Topal, E., Degawa, R. & Mazara, S., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photogrammetry
photogrammetry
fragmentation
Rocks
rock

Evaluation of rockburst occurrence and intensity in underground structures using decision tree approach

Ghasemi, E., Gholizadeh, H. & Adoko, A. C., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Engineering with Computers.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rock bursts
Underground structures
Decision trees
Decision tree
Evaluation
TBM
Fuzzy inference
Tunnels
penetration
rocks

Multiple-point statistical simulation of the ore boundaries for a lateritic bauxite deposit

Dagasan, Y., Erten, O., Renard, P., Straubhaar, J. & Topal, E., Mar 1 2019, In : Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. 33, 3, p. 865-878 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bauxite deposits
bauxite
Ores
Statistics
simulation
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

Accounting for a spatial trend in fine-scale ground-penetrating radar data: A comparative case study

Dagasan, Y., Erten, O. & Topal, E., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. 118, 2, p. 173-184 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ground penetrating radar
kriging
comparative study
Radar
Ores
1 Citation (Scopus)

A comparison of search strategies to design the cokriging neighborhood for predicting coregionalized variables

Madani, N. & Emery, X., Jul 6 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sampling
Model structures
sampling
comparison
effect

A new model for open-pit production and waste-dump scheduling

Fu, Z., Asad, M. W. A. & Topal, E., Jun 8 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Engineering Optimization. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schedule
Scheduling
Net Present Value
Mixed Integer Programming
Integer programming
2 Citations (Scopus)

A new open-pit mine planning optimization method using block aggregation and integer programming

Mai, N. L., Topal, E. & Erten, O., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. 118, 7, p. 705-714 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

open pit mine
Integer programming
Agglomeration
Planning
software
1 Citation (Scopus)

A new risk-based optimisation method for the iron ore production scheduling using stochastic integer programming

Mai, N. L., Topal, E., Erten, O. & Sommerville, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Resources Policy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

iron ore
scheduling
programming
open pit mine
planning process
1 Citation (Scopus)

An Illustration of Determining Quantitatively the Rock Mass Quality Parameters of the Hoek–Brown Failure Criterion

Wu, L., Adoko, A. C. & Li, B., Apr 1 2018, In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 51, 4, p. 1063-1076 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rocks
rock
Tunnels
tunnel
Weathering
5 Citations (Scopus)

Application of predictive data mining to create mine plan flexibility in the face of geological uncertainty

Ajak, A. D., Lilford, E. & Topal, E., Mar 1 2018, In : Resources Policy. 55, p. 62-79 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

data mining
flexibility
uncertainty
clay
paradigm shift
1 Citation (Scopus)

Automatic parameter tuning of multiple-point statistical simulations for lateritic bauxite deposits

Dagasan, Y., Renard, P., Straubhaar, J., Erten, O. & Topal, E., May 1 2018, In : Minerals. 8, 5, 220.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bauxite deposits
bauxite
Tuning
Statistics
simulation

Capturing Hidden Geochemical Anomalies in Scarce Data by Fractal Analysis and Stochastic Modeling

Madani, N. & Sadeghi, B., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Natural Resources Research. p. 1-15 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fractal analysis
anomaly
modeling
gold
spatial distribution
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparison of unconfined compressive strengths and acoustic emissions of Estonian oil shale and brittle rocks

Sabanov, S., Mar 20 2018, In : Oil Shale. 35, 1, p. 26-38 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kaiser effect
Oil shale
acoustic emission
oil shale
Acoustic emissions

Data Analytics Techniques for Performance Prediction of Steamflooding in Naturally Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs

Shafiei, A., Ahmadi, M. A., Dusseault, M., Elkamel, A., Zendehboudi, S. & Chatzis, I., Jan 26 2018, In : Energies. 11, 2, 29 p., 292.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Petroleum reservoirs
Carbonates
Crude oil
Steam
Recovery
1 Citation (Scopus)
Wettability
Flooding
Experimental Investigation
Wetting
Carbonates

Lithofacies uncertainty modeling in a siliciclastic reservoir setting by incorporating geological contacts and seismic information

Madani, N., Biranvand, B., Naderi, A. & Keshavarz, N., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology. p. 1-16 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
lithofacies
Interpolation
Acoustic impedance
Petroleum reservoirs
modeling

Natural Fractures Characterization and In Situ Stresses Inference in a Carbonate Reservoir—An Integrated Approach

Shafiei, A., Dusseault, M. B., Kosari, E. & Nouri Taleghani, M., Feb 1 2018, In : Energies. 11, 2, 26 p., 312.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Carbonates
Core analysis
Vertical
Drilling
Stress Field

Nonparametric Geostatistical Simulation of Subsurface Facies: Tools for Validating the Reproduction of, and Uncertainty in, Facies Geometry

Madani, N., Maleki, M. & Emery, X., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Natural Resources Research. p. 1-20 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geometry
simulation
filter
variogram
mineral resource
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pilot Point Optimization of Mining Boundaries for Lateritic Metal Deposits: Finding the Trade-off Between Dilution and Ore Loss

Dagasan, Y., Renard, P., Straubhaar, J., Erten, O. & Topal, E., Apr 28 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Natural Resources Research. p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trade-off
dilution
metal
borehole
simulated annealing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Prediction of rock brittleness using genetic algorithm and particle swarm optimization techniques

Yagiz, S., Ghasemi, E. & Adoko, A. C., Dec 1 2018, In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 36, 6, p. 3767-3777 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

swarms
Brittleness
genetic algorithm
Particle swarm optimization (PSO)
Genetic algorithms

Real Option Identification Framework for Mine Operational Decision-Making

Ajak, A. D., Lilford, E. & Topal, E., Jul 10 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Natural Resources Research. p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

decision making
project
decision
index
analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Spatial mapping of the rock quality designation using multi-Gaussian Kriging method

Madani, N., Yagiz, S. & Adoko, A. C., Nov 15 2018, In : Minerals. 8, 11, 530.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rock quality designation
kriging
Rocks
Ore deposits
variogram

The comparison of two adopted face perpendicular preconditioning techniques

Sengani, F., Zvarivadza, T. & Adoko, A. C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Mining Technology: Transactions of the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gold mines
gold mine
Rock bursts
rockburst
ground penetrating radar

The effect of pH of the testing liquid on the degradability of carbonate rocks

Yagiz, S., Aug 1 2018, In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. p. 2351 2363 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carbonate rocks
carbonate rock
Carbonates
rocks
Rocks
1 Citation (Scopus)
Iron ores
iron ore
Iron
iron
Analytical models
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)

Bayesian prediction of TBM penetration rate in rock mass

Adoko, A. C., Gokceoglu, C. & Yagiz, S., Aug 30 2017, In : Engineering Geology. 226, p. 245-256 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TBM
penetration
Rocks
prediction
rock
3 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation and comparison of four stope boundary optimization algorithms in an existing underground mine

Erdogan, G., Cigla, M., Topal, E. & Yavuz, M., Aug 18 2017, In : International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment. 31, 6, p. 389-403 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deposits
Planning
Stoping
stoping
Economics
2015
6 Citations (Scopus)

Designing an optimal stope layout for underground mining based on a heuristic algorithm

Sandanayake, D. S. S., Topal, E. & Asad, M. W. A., Sep 1 2015, In : International Journal of Mining Science and Technology. 25, 5, p. 767-772 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heuristic algorithms
heuristics
Copper deposits
Spatial distribution
Ores
2 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of gas lift allocation for improved oil production under facilities constraints

Ghassemzadeh, S., Pourafshary, P., Jung, S-Y., Lim, J-S. & Rashid, K., 2015, In : Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Product Research and Development. 5, 3, p. 39-47 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas lifts
Oils
Simulators
Gases
Multiphase flow
7 Citations (Scopus)
Copper deposits
chronology
breccia
copper
Rocks
2014
6 Citations (Scopus)

Optimisation of waste rock placement using mixed integer programming

Li, Y., Topal, E. & Williams, D. J., 2014, In : Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Section A: Mining Technology. 9009, February

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Integer programming
Rocks
rock
open pit mine
Scheduling
2013

Geomechanics of thermal viscous oil production in sandstones

Shafiei, A. & Dusseault, M., Feb 1 2013, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 103, p. 121 139 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Geomechanics
geomechanics
Sandstone
oil production
sandstone
2009

Nonlinear Approach for Oil Field Optimization Based on Gas Lift Optimization

Khamehchi, E., Rashidi, F., Karimi, B. & Pourafshary, P., Dec 2009, In : Oil Gas European Magazine. 35, 4, p. 181-186 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas lifts
Oil fields
Gas supply
Multiphase flow
Tubing
2008
26 Citations (Scopus)
Monte Carlo analysis
decision analysis
Mineral industry
Decision trees
simulation