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My preference is to work on my own. Of course, over the years I wrote joint papers with colleagues and students, but ... on the whole, I work on my own.

While I do plan to continue to publish journal articles, my focus over the next few of years will be on books and monographs.

Moshe's new book!

- Sniedovich M. and Davis D.R. - Comments on 'Chance constrained dynamic programming and optimization of water resources systems', by Askew A.J. Water Resources Research, 11(6): pp. 1037-1038 (1975).
- Sniedovich M. and Davis D.R. - Evaluation of flood forecasting response systems, ASCE Journal of the Water Resources and Planning Division, 10(2): pp. 77-87 (1976).
- Sniedovich M. - Dynamic programming and the principle of optimality: a systematic approach. Advances in Water Resources, 1(4): pp. 183-190 (1978).
- Sniedovich M. - Dynamic programming and principles of optimality. Journal of Mathematical Analysis and its Applications, 65(3): pp. 586-606 (1978).
- Verkhovsky B.S. and Sniedovich M. - Analysis of investment in technology development and resource conservation, Advances in Water Resources, 1(3): pp. 131-139 (1978).
- Sniedovich M. - On the reliability of reliability constraints, in Reliability in Water Resources Management, eds. E.A. McBean and K.W. Hippel, Water Resources Publications, Fort-Collins, Colorado: pp. 102-126 (1979).
- Sniedovich M. - Reliability constrained reservoir control problems 1: methodolog- ical issues. Water Resources Research, 15(6): pp. 1574-1582 (1979).
- Sniedovich M. - A variance constrained reservoir control problem. Water Resources Research, 16(2): pp. 271-274 (1980).
- Sniedovich M. - Analysis of a chance constrained reservoir control problem. Water Resources Research, 16(5): pp. 849-853 (1980).
- Sniedovich M. - Preference order stochastic knapsack problems: methodological issues. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 31: pp. 1025-1032 (1980).
- Sniedovich M. - Some comments on preference order dynamic programming models. Journal of Mathematical Analysis and its Applications, 79(2): pp. 489-501 (1981).
- Sniedovich M. - Analysis of a preference order assembly line problem. Management Science, 27(9): pp. 1067-1080 (1981).
- Sniedovich M. - Analysis of a preference order travelling salesman problem. Operations Research, 29(6): pp. 1234-1237 (1981).
- Sniedovich M. - Use of APL in Operations Research: an interactive dynamic programming model. APL Quote Quad, 12(1): pp. 291-297 (1981).
- Sniedovich M. and Smart J.S. - Dynamic programming: an interactive approach. Journal of Mathematical Analysis and its Applications, 86(2): pp. 208-220 (1982).
- Sniedovich M. - Interactive multilevel definition of APL functions. APL Quote Quad, 13(1): pp. 339-345 (1982).
- Sniedovich M. - Comments on 'Optimal weekly releases from a seasonal reservoir1: deterministic future', by Laufer F., and Morel-Seytoux. Water Resources Research, 18(2): pp.442-445 (1982).
- Sniedovich M. - The role of optimization in water resources management, in Environmental Systems Analysis and Management, ed. S. Rinaldi, North-Holland, NY: pp. 331-343 (1982).
- Sniedovich M. - A class of variance constrained problems. Operations Research, 31(2): pp. 338-353 (1983).
- Sniedovich M. and Nielsen P.A. - A Heuristic solution procedure for a joint reservoir control capacity expansion problem. Water Resources Research, 19(1): pp. 15-20(1983).
- Sniedovich M. and Nielsen P.A. - Reliability constrained reservoir control problems 2: randomized strategies. Water Resources Research, 19(6): pp. 1622-1626 (1983).
- Sniedovich M. - C-programming: a class of nonlinear optimization problems. Discrete Applied Mathematics, 9: pp. 301-305 (1984).
- Sniedovich M. - Analysis of a class of proxy problems. Operations Research Letters, 3(5): pp. 271-273 (1984).
- Sniedovich, M. - C-programming: an outline. Operations Research Letters, 4(1): pp. 19-21 (1985).
- Sniedovich M. - A new look at Bellman's principle of optimality. Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 49(1): pp.161-176 (1986).
- Sniedovich M. - C-programming and the minimization of pseudo-linear and additive concave functions. Operations Research Letters, 5(4): pp. 185-189 (1986).
- Sniedovich M. - A class of nonseparable dynamic programming problems, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 52(1): pp. 111-121 (1987).
- Sniedovich M. - A new look at fractional programming. Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 54(1): pp. 113-120 (1987).
- Sniedovich M. - On fractional programming problems in engineering optimization. Engineering Optimization, 12: pp. 247-250 (1987).
- Sniedovich M. - A multiobjective routing problem revisited. Engineering Optimization, 13(2): pp. 99-108 (1988).
- Sniedovich M. - Fractional programming revisited. European Journal of Operational Research, 33(3): pp. 334-341 (1988).
- Sniedovich M. - A minimax job completion-time problem revisited. Applied Mathematics Letters, 1(2): pp. 189-192 (1988).
- Sniedovich M. - C-programming: a nonlinear parametric optimization method. Computers and Mathematics with Applications, 16 (10/11): pp. 837-844 (1988).
- Sniedovich M. - The right to left rule, Journal of the APL Society of South Africa, 1(2): pp. 14-18 (1988).
- Sniedovich M. - The WS FULL syndrome. Journal of the APL Society of South Africa, 1(3): pp. 18-30 (1989).
- Sniedovich M. - The APL phenomenon: an operational research perspective, European Journal of Operational Research, 38(2): pp. 141-155 (1989).
- Sniedovich M. - Analysis of a class of fractional programming problems. Mathematical Programming, 43(3), A: pp. 329-347 (1989).
- Sniedovich M. - Using dynamic programming in solving non-separable water resources problems, pp. 128-146, in Dynamic Programming for Optimal Water Resources Systems Analysis, ed. A.O. Esogbue, Prentice-Hall, New-York: pp. 128-146 (1989).
- Sniedovich M. - A quick and elegant solution to an AOQ computer programming task. Computers and Industrial Engineering, 16(2): pp. 349-353 (1989).
- Sniedovich M. - Analysis of a machine executable generalized S-notation, Computers and Mathematics with Applications, 20(11): pp. 53-65 (1990).
- Sniedovich M. and Vazirinejad S. - A solution strategy for a class of nonlinear knapsack problems. American Journal of Mathematical and Management Science, 10(1-2): pp. 51-71 (1990).
- Sniedovich M. - Solution strategies for variance minimization problems, Computers and Mathematics with Applications, 21(2-3): pp. 49-56 (1991).
- Sniedovich M. - A machine executable generalized inner product and its applications, Computers and Mathematics with Applications, 21(2-3): pp. 159-163 (1991).
- Sniedovich M. - Toward parallel computing on personal computers in mathematical Programming, in Recent Developments in Mathematical Programming, e.d. S. Kumar, Gordon and Breach, Melbourne, pp. 303-322, (1991).
- Sniedovich M. - C-programming: its theory and applications, in Recent Developments in Mathematical Programming, e.d. S. Kumar, Gordon and Breach, Melbourne, pp. 79-91, (1991).
- Sniedovich M. and Beaumont N. - Primal simplex algorithm for LP problems in standard form, ASOR Bulletin, 10(2): pp. 8-9 (1991)
- Beaumont N. and Sniedovich M. - Solving the knapsack problem using APL2, ASOR Bulletin 10(3): pp. 22-23 (1991)
- Sniedovich M. and Findlay S., Jogging with APL along the shortest path, APL Quote Quad 23(1): pp. 221-227 (1992).
- Domingo A. and Sniedovich M. - Optimizing nonseparable functions with dynamic programming, in Proceedings of APORS'91, Wu C.P. editor, Peking University Press, Beijing: pp. 271-276 (1992).
- Macalalag E. and Sniedovich M. - Maximizing composite convex functions with linear programming, in Proceedings of APORS'91, Wu C.P. editor, Peking University Press, Beijing: pp. 517-520 (1992).
- Mehrez A. and Sniedovich M., An analysis of a dynamic project cost problem, Journal of the Operational Research Society: 43(6): pp. 591-604 (1992).
- Domingo A. and Sniedovich M., Experiments with algorithms for nonseparable dynamic programming problems, European Journal of Operational Research 67(2): pp. 172-187 (1993).
- Beaumont N. and Sniedovich M., The compact simplex method, ASOR Bulletin, 12(2): pp. 13-24 (1993)
- Sniedovich M. - A dynamic programming algorithm for the travelling salesman problem, APL Quote Quad, 23(4), 1-2, 1993.
- Sniedovich M., Macalalag E. and Findlay S., The simplex algorithm as a global optimizer: a c-programming perspective, Journal of Global Optimization, 4(1), 89-109, 1994.
- Sniedovich M., Algorithmic and computational aspects of composite concave programming, International Transactions in Operational Research, 1(1), 75-85, 1994.
- Sniedovich M. - A dynamic programming algorithm for the knapsack problem, APL Quote Quad, 24(3), 18-21, 1994.
- Beaumont N. and Sniedovich M., Critical of critical path methods, ASOR Bulletin, 13(1), 8 -13, 1994.
- Sniedovich M., On mean-standard deviation problems and beyond via c-programming, Optimization, 32, 85-89, 1995.
- Sniedovich M. and Findlay S., Solving a class of multiplicative programming problems via c-programming, Journal of Global Optimization, 6, 313-319, 1995.
- Domingo A. and Sniedovich M., Conventional dynamic programming algorithms for solving reliability network problems, OPSEARCH , 32(3), 210-226, 1995.
- Churilov, L. and Sniedovich M., Optimization in engineering design: composite concave programming perspective, pp. 559-564, in "The Role of Mathematics in Modern Engineering, Easton and Steiner , Editors, Chartwell-Bratt, 1995.
- Macalalag, E. and Sniedovich M., Generalized linear programming and sensitivity analysis techniques, Naval Research Logistics, 43, 397-413, 1996.
- Sniedovich, M. Introduction to composite concave programming and its applications, Selected Papers of CLAIO VII Conference, Santiago, Chile, July 4-9, 1994, Maximo Bosch and Carmen Ortiz, Editors, pp. 439-450, 1996.
- Churilov L., Sniedovich M. and Byrne A., On the notion of hyper-sensitivity analysis in decision making, Proceedings of APDSI 96, June21-22, 1996, Hong Kong, pp. 1157-1160, 1996.
- Iwamoto S. and Sniedovich M., Sequential Decision Making in Fuzzy Environment, Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 222, 208-224, 1998.
- Byrne A., Sniedovich M. and Churilov, L., Handling soft constraints via compoeite concave programming, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 49, 870-877, 1998.
- Churilov, L. , Ralph D., and Sniedovich M., A Note on Composite Concave Quadratic Programming, Operations Research Letters, 23, 163-169, 1998.
- Frangos C., Yavin Y. and Sniedovich M., Control strategies for a stochastic flexible manufacturing and assembly system model, Computers and Mathematics with Applications, 38, 243-249, 1999.
- Curilov, L. and Sniedovich M., A Composite Concave Programming Perspective on DC-Programming, pp. 233-244, in Progress in Optimization: Contributions from Australasia, Ralph D. , Eberhard A. and Glover, B. Editors, Kluwer, London, 1999.
- Irvine, S. and Sniedovich M., Algorithms for Solving Lagrangian Multistage Decision Problems, APJOR, 17, pp.1-16, 2000.
- Churilov L. and Sniedovich M., Multiplicative Programming and Beyond via C-Programming, in Optimization and Related Topics, Rubinov A. and Glover B., eds., pp 42-60, Kluwer, Dordrecht, 2001.
- Sniedovich, M., OR/MS Games: 1. A neglected educational resources, INFORMS Transactions on Education, 2(3): 86-95, 2002.
- Sniedovich, M., OR/MS Games: 2. Towers of Hanoi Puzzle, INFORMS Transactions on Education,3(1): 34-51, 2002.
- Sniedovich, M., Eureka! Bellman's Principle of Optimality is valid!, pp. 735 - 749, in Essays on Uncertainy, Dror M., L'Ecuyer P., and Szidarovszky, F., Kluwer, 2002.
- Churilov, L. and Sniedovich, M., Hyper sensitivity analysis of productivity measurement problems, , pp. 299-316, in
Operations Research/ Management Science at Work: Applying Theory in the Area Pacific Region,Kozan E. and Ohuchi A., editors, Kluwer, 2002.- Sniedovich M., Dynamic programming, in Operations research, Edited by Ulrich Derigs, in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, Eolss Publishers, Oxford ,UK, [http://www.eolss.net], 2002
- Sniedovich, M., OR/MS Games: 3. Counterfeit Coin Problem, INFORMS Transactions on Education, 3(2): 1-10, 2003.
- Sniedovich, M., OR/MS Games: 4. The joy of egg-dropping in Braunschweig and Hong Kong, INFORMS Transactions on Education, 4(1) 48-64, 2003.
- Sniedovich, M., The Role of games and puzzles in OR/MS education, pp. 1235-1240, in
Concurrent Engineering: Ehnanced interoperable Systems,Jardim-Goncalves, Cha J., and Steiger-Garcao, editors, A.A. Balkema, Tokyo, 2003.- Sniedovich, M., On-line educationally rich modules: An overview of IFORS tutORial project, pp. 1207-1211 in
Concurrent Engineering: Ehnanced interoperable Systems,Jardim-Goncalves, Cha J., and Steiger-Garcao, editors, A.A. Balkema, Tokyo, 2003.- Churilov, L., Bomze, I, Sniedovich, M. and Ralph, D., Hypersensitivity analysis of portfolio optimization problems,
Asia Pacific Journal of Operations Research, 21(3), 297 - 318, 2004.- Sniedovich, M., Dynamic Programming Revisited: Challenges and Opportunities, paper 41, pp. 1-11, in
Proceedings of ICOTA 6, Dec 9 -11, 2004, Ballarat, VIC, Australia, edited by A. Rubinov and M. Sniedovich, 2004.- Sniedovich, M., Towards an AoA-Free Courseware for the Critical Path Method, INFORMS Transactions on Education, 5(2), 2005.
- Sniedovich M., Dijkstra's Algorithm Revisited: the Dynamic Programming Connexion,
Journal of Control and Cybernetics, 35(3), 599-620, 2006.- Sniedovich M and Voss S., The Corridor Method: a DP Inspired Metaheuristic,
Journal of Control and Cybernetics, 35(3), 551-578, 2006.- Sniedovich M. and Lew A., Dynamic Programming: An Overview,
Journal of Control and Cybernetics, 35(3), 513-533, 2006.- Sniedovich M., The Art and Science of Modeling Decision-Making Under Severe Uncertainty,
Journal of Decision Making in Manufacturing and Services,1(1-2), 111-136, 2007.- Caserta, M., Voss, S., Sniedovich, M., The corridor method -- A general solution concept with application to the blocks relocation problem. In: A. Bruzzone, F. Longo, Y. Merkuriev, G. Mirabelli and M.A. Piera (eds.),
11th International Workshop on Harbour, Maritime and Multimodal Logistics Modeling and Simulation,DIPTEM, Genova, 89-94, 2008.- Sniedovich M., Wald's Maximin Model: A Treasure in Disguise!
Journal of Risk Finance,9(3), 278-291, 2008.- Sniedovich M., A Critique of Info-Gap Robustness Model. In: Martorell et al. (eds),
Safety, Reliability and Risk Analysis: Theory, Methods and Applications,pp. 2071-2079, Taylor and Francis Group, London, 2009.- Sniedovich M., Modeling of robustness against severe uncertainty, pp. 33- 42, Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Operational Research, SOR'09, Nova Gorica, Slovenia, September 23-25, 2009.
- Sniedovich M., A bird's view of info-gap decision theory,
Journal of Risk Finanace,11(3), 268-283, 2010.- Sniedovich, M., Dynamic programming: introductory concepts, in
Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science(EORMS), 2011, Wiley.- Caserta, M., Voss, S., Sniedovich, M., Applying the Corridor Method to a blocks relocation problem,
OR Spectrum,33(4), 915-929, 2011- Sniedovich, M., A classic decision theoretic perspective on worst-case analysis,
Applications of Mathematics,56(5), 499-509, 2011.- Sniedovich, M., Black swans, new Nostradamuses, voodoo decision theories and the science of decision-making in the face of severe uncertainty,
International Transactions in Operations Research, 19(1-2), 253-281, 2012.- Sniedovich, M., Fooled by local robustness: an applied ecology perspective,
Ecological Applications,22(5), 1421-1427, 2012.- Sniedovich, M., Fooled by local robustness,
Risk Analysis,32(10), 1630-1637, 2012.- Sniedovich, M., The many faces of worst-case analysis, Proceedings of the SYM-OP-IS 2013 Conference, September 9-11 2013, Belgrade, Serbia, pp. 887-882.
- Sniedovich, M., From local robustness to irresponsible decision-making, Proceedings of the BALCOR 2013 Conference, September 7-9, 2013, Belgrade, Serbia, pp. 695-704.
- Sniedovich, M., The elephant in the rhetoric on info-gap decision theory,
Ecological Applications, 24(1), 229-233, 2014.- Sniedovich, M., Wald's mighty maximin: a tutorial,
International Transactions in Operational Research,23(4), 625-653, 2016.- Sniedovich, M., From statistical decision theory to robust optimization: a maximin perspective on robust decision-making. In Doumpos, M., Zopounidis, C., and Grigoroudis, E. (eds.)
Robustness Analysis in Decision Aiding, Optimization, and Analytics,pp. 59-87. Springer, New York (in press) 2016.

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