Performance evaluation of production systems, meta-heuristics, fuzzy linear regression, location of mobile facilities, cell formation problem, multi-objective supplier selection problem.
Publications in Journals
KIRKAVAK, N., Özaktaş, H., & Ertem, M.A. (2019). Müdek Report Card: An Alternative Model for Assessment of Program Outcomes (in Turkish), Journal of Industrial Engineering, 30(1), 32-48.
KIRKAVAK, N., & Dinçer, C. (1999). The general behaviour of pull production systems: The allocation problems. European Journal of Operational Research, 119(2), 479-494.
KIRKAVAK, N., & Dinçer, C. (1996). Performance evaluation models for single-item periodic pull production system. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 47(2), 239-250.
KIRKAVAK, N., & Dinçer, C. (1993). Analytical loading models in flexible manufacturing systems. European Journal of Operational Research, 71(1), 17-31.
Books/Book Chapters/Editorial Works
Mesgarpour, M., Kırkavak, N., & ÖZAKTAŞ, H. (2010). Bi-criteria scheduling problem on the two-machine flow-shop using simulated annealing. In Cowling, P. I., & P. Merz, P (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Vol. 6022), (pp. 166-177). New York: Springer-Verlag.