Publications

Selected Publications

 

Peer Reviewed Journal Publication

 

·       Carmichael, T. and Hadzikadic, M., “Predator-Prey Dynamics and the Red Queen Hypothesis: Putting Limits on the Evolutionary Arms Race, “ accepted for publishing in the Journal of Policy and Complex Systems, 2016.

·       Carmichael, T and Hadzikadic, M., "Emergent Features in a General Food Web Simulation: Lotka-Volterra, Gause's Law, and the Paradox of Enrichment," Advances in Complex Systems, 2013

·       Yue Dong, Nicolas W. Chbat, Ashish Gupta, Mirsad Hadzikadic, and Ognjen Gajic, “Systems Modeling and Simulation Applications for Critical Care Medicine,” the Annals of Intensive Care Journal, 2:18, 2012

·       Hadzikadic, M., Carmichael, T., and Curtin, C., “Complex Adaptive Systems and Game Theory: An Unlikely Union,” Complexity Journal, November, 2010

·       Li, M. Man, Pickering, B.W., Smith, V.D., Hadzikadic,M., Gajic, O., Herasevich, V. “Medical informatics: an essential tool for health sciences research in acute care,” Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences, October 2009

·       Khouja, M., Hadzikadic, M., & Zaffar, M., “An agent-based modeling approach for determining optimal price-rebate schemes,” Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory Journal, vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 111-126, 2008

·       Khouja, M., Hadzikadic, M., Rajagopalan, H., and Tsay, L., “Applications of Agent-Based Modeling to Pricing of Reproducible Information Goods,” Decision Support Systems Journal, vol. 44, issue 3, pages 725-739, February 2008

·       Hadzikadic, M., Qin, Z., and Sun, M. “Network Classification,” Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence 17, Special Issue on Knowledge Discovery, 35-44 (2005)

·       Hanley, E.N., Kane, S.M., Bohren, B.F., Dorbandt, A., and Hadzikadic, M. "Healthy Life-styles and Low Back Pain," Journal of Neuro-Orthopaedics 20, 81-87, 1997

·       Hadzikadic, M., Bohren, B.F., "Learning to Predict: INC2.5," IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. Vol. 9, No. 1, 168-173, 1997

·       Hadzikadic, M., Bohren, B., Hakenewerth, A., Norton, J., Mehta, B., Andrews, C.  “Concept Formation vs. Logistic Regression: Predicting Death in Trauma Patients,” Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Journal 8, 493-504, 1996

·       Bohren, B., Hadzikadic, M., Hanley, E.  "Extracting Knowledge from Large Medical Databases: An Automated Approach, ”Journal on Computers and Biomedical Research, vol. 28, 191-210, 1995

            Also published in “Yearbook of Medical Informatics: Integration of Information for Patient Care,” (Eds. J. H. van Bemmel and A. T. McCray), pp. 381-400, Schattauer, 1996

·       Hadzikadic, Mirsad. “Automated Design of Diagnostic Systems,” Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Journal, vol. 4. no. 5, pp. 329‑342, October 1992

 

Peer Reviewed Conference Publications

 

·       Bacaksizlar, N. Gizem with Yaman Barlas, 2015, “The Feedback Dynamics between Poverty and Education Opportunity: Vicious Circle of Poverty”, Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Cambridge, MA, USA.

·       Gero, J. S., Jiang, H., Dobolyi, K., Bellows, B., & Smythwood, M. (2015) "How Do Interruptions During Designing Affect Design Cognition?." Design Computing and Cognition'14. Springer, Cham, 2015. 119-133.

·       Su, Z. and Hadzikadic, M., “Trust Metric Exploration in Optimizing Stock Investment Strategies,” International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, ISMIS 2015, Ocotber 21 – 23, 2015, Lyon, France.

·       Su, Z. and Hadzikadic, M., “An Agent-Based System for Issuing Stock Trading Signals,” SIMULTECH 2015, 5th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies, and Applications, July 21- 23, 2015, Colmar France.

·       Zheyuan Su and Mirsad Hadzikadic, “Applications of Complex Adaptive Systems in Portfolio Management,” Proceedings of the 5th World Congress on Social Simulation, Sao Paolo, Brazil, November 4-7, 2014.

·       Bacaksizlar, N. Gizem with N. Önsel, 2013, “Modeling the Dynamics of Methyl-mercury Biomagnification”, Proceedings of the 31st International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Cambridge, MA, USA.

·       Yavaş, M. with N. Gizem Bacaksizlar, 2012, "Financial Sustainability of Social Security Institutions in the Presence of Aging Populations", Proceeding of the 30th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

·       Carissa Flocken, Ted Carmichael, and Mirsad Hadzikadic, “The Role of Uninformed Individuals in Making the Right Group Decisions,” The Computational Social Science of the Americas Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico, September 18-21, 2012

·       Mirsad Hadzikadic, “Understanding Human Behavior in Designing Building-Scale Sustainable Ecosystems,” Green Design Conference, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, September 27-30, 2012

·       Eichelberger, C. and Hadzikadic, M., “Breaking the Box: Simulated Protein Computing,” Bionetics 2010, 5th International ICST Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems, December 1-2, 2010, Boston, MA

·       Carmichael, T., Hadzikadic, M, Gajic O., “Pilot Study: Agent-based Exploration of Complex Data in a Hospital Environment,” accepted for presentation and publishing in the Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Agents and Data Mining Interaction (ADMI’10) joint with the Ninth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS2010), Toronto, 2010

·       Dréau, D., Stanimirov, D., Carmichael T., Hadzikadic M., "An Agent-Based Model of Solid Tumor Progression," 1st International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, 8-10 April 2009, New Orleans

·       Saric, A., Hadzikadic, M., and Wilson, D., "Alternative Formulas for Rating Prediction Using Collaborative Filtering," Proceedings of ISMIS, Prague, 2009

·       Whitmeyer, J., Carmichael, T., Eichelberger, C., Hadzikadic, M., Khouja, M., Saric, A., Sun, M. "A Computer Simulation Laboratory for Social Theories," the 2008 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligence Agent Technology, Sydney, Australia, December 2008

·       Khouja, M. Hadzikadic, M., Zaffar, M. A., and Otto, G. “An Agent Based Modeling Approach For Determining Optimal Price-Rebate Schemes,” Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Business: Marketing,” Athens, Greece, July 2-3, 2007

·       Eichelberger, C. and Hadzikadic, M. "Complex Adaptive Systems: Using a Free-Market Simulation to Estimate Attribute Relevance". In Foundations of Intelligent Systems, Esposito, F., Ras, Z., Malerba, D., and Semeraro, G., eds. Proceedings of the 16th International Symposium, ISMIS 2006, Bari, Italy, September 2006

·       Eichelberger, C. and Hadzikadic, M. "Investigating Agent Strategies within a Complex Adaptive System of Purchasing Agents for Estimating Attribute Relevance," 2006 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology (WI-IAT 2006 Workshops Proceedings), Hong Kong, China 18-22 December 2006 (Eds. Butz., C., Nguyen, N., Takama, Y., Cheung, W., Cheung, Y.-M.)

·       Najarian, K., Sun, X., Ahn, G., and Hadzikadic, M. "A Neural Model for Network Intrusion Detection," 6th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI 2002), vol. 12, Orlando, Fl, 2002

·       Hadzikadic, M. and Bohren, B. "Determining Attribute Relevance in Decision Trees," ISMIS '97, Charlotte, NC, October 1997

·       Hadzikadic, M., Bohren, B.  “Concept Formation vs. Logistic Regression: Predicting Death in Trauma Patients, Conference Presentation.” SCAMC ‘95, New Orleans, October 1995

·       Hadzikadic M., “Information, Intelligence, and Interface: The Three Pillars of a Successful Medical information System,” Proceedings of the 1995 Congress on Medical informatics, Vancouver Canada, July 1995

·       Hadzikadic, M., “Orthopaedic Trauma Registry,” Proceedings of the Eleventh International Symposium on the Creation of Electronic Health Record Systems and Global Conference on Patient Cards, Medical Record Institute, pp. 169-175, Orlando, Florida, March 14-19, 1995

·       Hanley, E.N., Kane, S.M., Bohren, B.F., Dorbandt, A., and Hadzikadic, M. "Healthy Life-styles and Low Back Pain," Proceedings of the 62nd American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orlando, Florida, February 1995

·       Bohren, B.F. and Hadzikadic, M. "Turning Medical Data into Decision-Support Knowledge," Proceedings of the Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, pp. 735-39, SCAMC 1994

·       Hadzikadic, Mirsad. “Prediction Performance as a Function of the Representation Language in Concept Formation Systems,” Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Bloomington, Indiana, pp. 850‑854, July 29 ‑ August1, 1992

·       Hadzikadic, Mirsad. “Medical Diagnostic Expert Systems: Performance vs. Representation,” Proceedings of the Fifth IEEE Symposium on Computer‑Based Medical System, Duke University, Durham, NC, June 14‑17, 1992

·       Bohren, Benjamin and Hadzikadic, Mirsad. “Automated Design of Diagnostic Knowledge‑Based Systems,” Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual International Conference on the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Orlando, Florida, October 31 ‑‑ November 3, 1991, pp. 1294‑1295

·       Hadzikadic, Mirsad “Designing a Diagnostic Knowledge‑Based System by a Novice,” Proceedings of the World Congress on Expert Systems, Orlando, Florida, December 16‑19, 1991, pp. 1450‑1457

·       Hadzikadic, Mirsad “Context‑Sensitive, Distributed, Variable‑Representation Category Formation, ”Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Chicago, Illinois, August 7‑10, 1991, pp. 269‑274

·       Hadzikadic, Mirsad “Prototypes and Similarity in Incremental Conceptual Clustering Systems, ”Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, Charlotte, North Carolina, October 12, 1989, pp. 289‑296

·       Hadzikadic, Mirsad and Yun, David Y.Y. “Concept Formation by Incremental Conceptual Clustering, ”Proceedings of the Eleventh International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Detroit, Michigan, August 20‑25, 1989, pp. 831‑836

·       Hadzikadic, Mirsad “Prototypes and Similarity: Concept Formation,” invited paper, Proceedings of the IEEE Southeastern 89, Columbia, South Carolina, April 9‑12, 1989, pp. 19‑23

·       Hadzikadic, Mirsad and Chen, Su-shing “Spatial Reasoning: Learning from Observations,” Proceedings of the SPIE Symposium on Advances in Intelligent Robotics Systems. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 1989, pp. 247‑255

·       Hadzikadic, Mirsad “Learning a Hierarchy of Concepts: An Incremental Approach,” Proceedings of the Third IASTED International Conference on Expert Systems: Theory & Applications, Los Angeles, December 12‑14, 1988, pp. 77‑80

·       Hadzikadic, Mirsad “Concept Formation by Goal‑Driven, Context‑Dependent Classification,” Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, Turin, Italy, October 12‑15, 1988, pp. 322‑332

·       Hadzikadic, Mirsad “INC2: A Prototype‑Based Incremental Conceptual Clustering System,” Proceedings of the 2nd European Knowledge Acquisition for Knowledge‑Based Systems Workshop, Bonn, Germany, June 19‑23, 1988, pp. 20.1‑20.13

·       Hadzikadic, M., Yun, D. Y. Y., Ho, B., “A Model-Based Framework for Characterization of Application Domains for the Expert System Technology,” Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, Charlotte, North Carolina, October 14-17, 1987, pp. 64-72

·       Hadzikadic, Mirsad “Concept Formation by Psychologically Plausible Classification, Colloquium of the Second International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, Charlotte, North Carolina, October 17, 1987, pp. 133‑144

·       Hadzikadic, M., Yun, D. Y. Y., Ho, B., “Characterization of Application Domains for the Expert System Technology,” Proceedings of the Workshop on High Level Tools for Knowledge-Based Systems, Shawnee State Park, OH, October 6-8, 1986

·       Hadzikadic, M., Lichtenberger, F., Yun, D. Y. Y., “An Application of Knowledge-Base Technology in Education: A Geometry Theorem Prover,” Proceedings of the 1986 ACM Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation, Waterloo, Ontario, July 21-23, 1986, pp.141-147

·       Biswas, P. Hadzikadic, M., “A Parallel Architecture for Syntactic Pattern Recognition Based on Logic Program Execution Model,” Proceedings of the 1985 IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Computer Architecture for Pattern Analysis and Image Database Management, Miami Beach, Florida, November 18-20, 1985, pp. 68-74

 

Peer Reviewed Books and Book Chapters

 

·       Hadzikadic, M. and Y. Da, “Understanding Human Behavior in Designing Building-Scale Sustainable Ecosystems,” in Yong, X. T. and Jiang, Y. Eds. Analytics for Building-Scale Sustainable Ecosystems: US-China Research Perspectives, Begell House, Inc., 2016.

·       Hadzikadic, M., O'Brien, S., and Khouja, M., (Eds.), Managing Complexity: Practical Considerations in the Development and Application of ABMs to Contemporary Policy Challenges, Springer, 2013

·       O. Brien, S, Hadzikadic, M., and Khouja, M, "Addressing Complex Challenges in an Interconnected World," in Managing Complexity: Practical Considerations in the Development and Application of ABMs to Contemporary Policy Challenges, Hadzikadic, O'Brien, and Khouja (Eds.), pp 1-7, Springer, 2013

·       O. Brien, S, Hadzikadic, M., and Khouja, M, "Complexity: Where Does It Come From?," in Managing Complexity: Practical Considerations in the Development and Application of ABMs to Contemporary Policy Challenges, Hadzikadic, O'Brien, and Khouja (Eds.), pp 9-17, Springer, 2013

·       Hadzikadic, M. and Carmichael, T., “Complex Adaptive Systems,” in Cognitive Science: An Interactive Approach, National Social Science Press, Fall of 2011

·       Hadzikadic, M. and Sun, M., "Wisdom of Crowds in the Prisoner's Dilemma Context," in Advances in Machine Learning, Volume II, J. Koronacki et al (Eds.), Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer, 2010

·       Carmichael, T., Hadzikadic, M., Dreau, D., and Whitmeyer, J., "Towards a General Tool for Studying Threshold Effects Across Diverse Phenomena," in Advances in Information & Intelligent Systems, Z.W. Ras, W. Ribarsky  (editors), Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer, 2009

·       Hadzikadic, M., Bohren, B. F., “Determining Attribute Relevance in Decision Trees,” Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (Eds. Z. W. Ras and A. Skowron), Springer Verlag, pp, 507-516, 1997

·       Ras, Z., Emrich, Hadzikadic, M. (eds.), Proceedings of the Poster Session, ISMIS’89, ORNL, October, 1989

 

Patents Awarded

 

·       U.S. Patent 7,213,023 B2: Incremental Clustering Classifier and Predictor (with Chris Eichelberger and Benjamin Bohren)

·       U.S. Patent 7,873,643 B2: Incremental Clustering Classifier and Predictor (with Chris Eichelberger and Benjamin Bohren)

 

Extramural Funding

 

Peer Reviewed National and International Grants

 

·       “Economic Modeling of North Carolina,” $1,000,000, State of North Carolina grant, Mirsad Hadzikadic PI, January 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017.

·       “NC Data Science and Analytics Initiative,” State of North Carolina grant, Mirsad Hadzikadic PI (5 other Co-PIs from UNC Charlotte, NC state University, and Renaissance Institute of UNC Chapel Hill), $2,100,000, 2015-2018.

·        “RCN-SEES: Predictive Modeling Network for Sustainable Human-Building Ecosystems (SHBE),” a $62,497 subcontract from the University of North Texas, Tolone PI, Hadzikadic Co-PI for UNC Charlotte, 2014-2016.

·       “An Analytical Framework for Rapid End-to-End Support for Effective Civil-Military Operations Planning;” Tolone PI, Whitmeyer, Walsh, Hadzikadic Co-PIs, ERDC, $350,148, 2014.

·       "Complex Adaptive Systems: Resilience, Robustness, and Evolvability," National Science Foundation, Mirsad Hadzikadic PI, Ted Carmichael Co-PI, $15,000, 2010-2011, Symposium support. 

·        “Computer Simulations in the Humanities,” National Endowment for the Humanities, Marvin Croy (Philosophy) PI, Mirsad Hadzikadic Co-PI, $158,225, 2010-2012, Research and workshop.

·       "Complex Adaptive Systems and the Threshold Effect: Views from the Natural and Social Sciences," National Science Foundation, Mirsad Hadzikadic PI, Ted Carmichael Co-PI, $48,060, 2009-2010. Symposium support.

·       "ACSES: Actionable Capability for Social and Economic Systems," $695,000 total -- UNC Charlotte's participation was $268,000, DARPA, (Technical Lead Mirsad Hadzikadic, UNC Charlotte, Administrative Lead Steve Fernandez, ORNL, Collaborators: ORAU, Georgia Tech), 2007-2008. Research.

·       “Critical Infrastructure Modeling and Simulation,” Department of Defense, $746,683, (William J. Tolone PI, Mirsad Hadzikadic Co-PI, five other collaborators), 2003-2004, subcontract from the Microelectronics Center of North Carolina, Co-PI. Research.

·       “Web-based Materials for an Interdisciplinary Course in Cognitive science,” NSF, $200,000, 1999-2001, Senior member of the curriculum development team (together with other members of the Cognitive Science Academy, Paula Goolkasian PI). Curriculum development.

·        “Community-oriented Problem Oriented Policing System,” Subcontract for a NIJ/DOJ award, 1999-2000, ($1,250,000), Technical Lead. Research and development.

·       Program Director for the Charlotte Mecklenburg Hospital Authority’s (CMHA) portion of the NIST‑funded grant “Virtual Computer‑based Patient Record,” total value $9,600,000. The grant was obtained by the joint effort of CMHA, First Data Corp, and Hughes Aircraft. First Data Corp. provided the overall leadership on the project, 1995-1996. Research and development.

·       “Cognitive Science Research Laboratory for Undergraduates,” ($36,000) Awarded by the National Science Foundation, ILI program, Co-PI (together with five other members of the Cognitive Science Academy), 1993‑95. Educational infrastructure development.

 

Peer Reviewed Industrial Grants

 

·       “Smart Cards,” ($250,000), 1996, Planning Grant Awarded by Duke Foundation. Research and development.

·        “Allograft Outcome Study,” ($52,350) Awarded by LifeNet, 1993‑95. Research.

 

Awards and Donations

 

·       "eBusiness Technology Institute," $2,000,000, (with Olin Broadway), Contribution from Bank of America and Wachovia, 2002-2006. Development.

 

Other Grants

 

·       “Datacenter Visualization,” $280,064, (with IntePoint, Inc.), Wachovia Corporation, 2007. Research and development.

·       “Bariatric Database,” Carolinas Medical Center, $75,000, 2006. Development.

·       “Using Data Mining Techniques to Define Key Drivers of Satisfaction and Loyalty in a Banking Industry,” Financial Services Exchange, $15,000, 2002-2003. Research.

·       “Educational/Research Computer Programs in Health Informatics,” a series of projects ($260,000 combined award) Awarded by Charlotte‑Mecklenburg Health Services Foundation, 1992-1996. Research and development.