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Dursun Delen, Ph.D. Regents Professor; William S. Spears Chair in Business Administration; Patterson Foundation Chair Management Science and Information Systems 700 North Greenwood Ave., NH378 Tulsa Campus 918-594-8283 (Phone) 918-594-8281 (Fax)

Education

Ph D, Oklahoma State UniversityIndustrial Engineering and Management1996
MS, Yildiz University, Istanbul, TurkeyIndustrial Engineering1988
BS, Istanbul Technical University, TurkeyIndustrial Engineering1986

Books - Textbook or Research

Ramesh Sharda, Dursun Delen & Efraim Turban. (2017). "Business Intelligence Analytics, And Data Science: A Managerial Perspective". New York, NY: Pearson Publishing Company.

Dursun Delen. (2015). "Real-World Data Mining: Applied Business Analytics and Decision Making". Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Financial Times Press (A Pearson Company). (1st) 978-0133551075.

Ramesh Sharda, Dursun Delen & Efraim Turban. (2013). "Business Intelligence: A Managerial Perspective on Analytics". New Jersey: Prentice Hall. (3rd)

Ramesh Sharda, Dursun Delen & Efraim Turban. (2013). "Businesss Intelligence and Analytics: Systems for Decision Support". New Jersey: Prentice Hall. (10th Edition), 648.

Dursun Delen, John Elder, Bob Nisbet, Tomm Hill & Gary Miner. (2012). "PRACTICAL TEXT MINING AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS". Elsevier Publishing Co.. 978-0123869791.

Efraim Turban, Ramesh Sharda, Dursun Delen & David King. (2010). "BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE: A MANAGERIAL APPROACH (2nd Edition)". Prentice Hall. 978-0136100669.

E. Turban, Ramesh Sharda & Dursun Delen. (2010). "DECISION SUPPORT AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SYSTEMS (9th Edition)". Upper Saddle River NJ: Prentice Hall. (9th) 0-13-610729-X.

David L. Olson & Dursun Delen. (2008). "ADVANCED DATA MINING TECHNIQUES". NY: Springer Publishing. 3540769161.

Journals

Saeed Piri, Dursun Delen, Hamed M Zolbanin & Tieming Liu. "A Data Analytics Approach to Building a Clinical Decision Support System for Diabetic Retinopathy: Developing and Deploying a Model Ensemble". Decision Support Systems, (Forthcoming).

Dursun Delen, Nihat Kasap, Berna Tektas Sivrikaya & Hasan H. Turan. "A Hybrid Heuristic Approach to Provider Selection and Task Allocation Problem in Telecommunications with Varying QoS Levels". International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems. (Forthcoming).

Dursun Delen, Leman Tomak, Enes Eryarsoy & Kazim Topuz. "Investigating Injury Severity Risk Factors in Automobile Crashes with Predictive Analytics and Sensitivity Analysis Methods". Journal of Transport & Health . (Forthcoming).

Yong-Mi Kim & Dursun Delen. "Medical Informatics Research Trend Analysis: A Text Mining Approach". Health Informatics Journal. (Forthcoming).

Peker M., Sen B. & Dursun Delen. (2016). "A Novel Method for Automated Diagnosis of Epilepsy using Complex-Valued Classifiers". IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. 20 (1), 108-118.

Berna Tektas Sivrikaya, Ferhan Cebi, Hasan H Turan, Nihat Kasap & Dursun Delen. "A Fuzzy Long-Term Investment Planning Model for a GenCo in a Hybrid Electricity Market Considering Climate Change Impacts". Information Systems Frontiers. (Forthcoming).

Dursun Delen. (2016). "Mandate for STEM Educators". OR/MS Today (INFORMS Publication). August (1), 40-43.

Hilal Kaya, Baha Sen & Dursun Delen. (2016). "Supporting the diagnosis process and processes after treatment by using image segmentation and image simulation techniques: Keratoconus example". Journal of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Gazi University. 31 (3), 737-747.

Nihat Kasap, Hasan H Turan, Huseyin Savran, Bena Tektas-Sivrikaya & Dursun Delen. "Provider Selection and Task Allocation in Telecommunications with QoS Degradation Policy". Annals of Operations Research. (Forthcoming).

Hasan Dincer, Unit Hazioglu, Ekrem Tatoglu & Dursun Delen. (2016). "A Fuzzy-Hybrid Analytic Model to Assess Investors' Perceptions for Industry Selection". Decision Support Systems, 86 (1), 24-34.

Hasan H Turan, Nihat Kasap, Dursun Delen & Mehmet N Serarslan. (2016). "Stochastic Capacity Acquisition and Allocation Model for Bandwidth Brokers under Fuzzy Volume Based Pricing Scheme". International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems. 9 (2), 227-244.

Dursun Delen, Musa Peker & Baha Sen. (2015). "Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease Using Complex-Valued Neural Networks and mRMR Feature Selection Algorithm". Journal of Healthcare Engineering. 6 (3), 281-302.

Hamed Majidi Zolbanin, Dursun Delen & Amir Hassan Zadeh. (2015). "Predicting Overall Survivability in Comorbidity of Cancers: A Data Mining Approach". Decision Support Systems, 74, 150-161.

Oztekin A., Dursun Delen, Zaim H., Turkyilmaz A. & Zaim S.. (2015). "The Influence of Knowledge Management on Financial and Non-Financial Performance". Journal of Information and Knowledge Management. 14 (2), 1-14.

Eyup Basti, Cemil Kuzey & Dursun Delen. (2015). "Analyzing initial public offerings' short-term performance using decision trees and SVMs". Decision Support Systems, 73 (C), 15-27.

Kilic H., Zaim S. & Dursun Delen. (2015). "The Best” ERP system for SMEs using a combination of ANP and PROMETHEE methods". Expert Systems with Applications. 42 (5), 2343-2352.

Thammasiri D., Dursun Delen, Meesad P. & Kasap N.. (2014). "A critical assessment of imbalanced class distribution problem: The case of predicting freshmen student attrition". Expert Systems with Applications. 41 (2), 321-330.

H S Kilic, S Zaim & Dursun Delen. (2014). "Development of a Hybrid Methodology for ERP System Selection: The Case of Turkish Airlines". Decision Support Systems, 66 (1), 82-92. DOI: 10.1016/j.dss.2014.06.011.

Cemil Kuzey, Ali Uyar & Dursun Delen. (2014). "The Impact of Multinationality on Firm Value: A Comparative Analysis of Machine Learning Techniques". Decision Support Systems, 59 (1), 127–142.

Dursun Delen, Selim Zaim, Mehmet Sevkli & Yesim Yayla. (2014). "Use of ANP Weighted Crisp and Fuzzy QFD for Product Development". Expert Systems with Applications. 41 (9), 4464–4474.

Dursun Delen, Nihat Emanet, Halil R. Oz & Nazan Bayram. (2014). "A Comparative Analysis of Machine Learning Methods for Classification Type Decision Problems in Healthcare". Decision Analytics. 1 (1), 1-20.

Dursun Delen, Cemil Kuzey & Ali Uyar. (2013). "Measuring firm performance using financial ratios: A decision tree approach". Expert Systems with Applications. 40 (10), 3970–3983.

Dursun Delen & Christie Fuller. (2013). "An Analytic Approach to Understanding and Predicting Healthcare Coverage". Athens, Greece: International Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare. 190 (1), 198-206.

Asil Oztekin, Dursun Delen, Ali Turkyilmaz & Selim Zaim. (2013). "A Machine Learning-based Usability Evaluation Method for eLearning Systems". Decision Support Systems, 56 (1), 63-73.

Dursun Delen & Haluk Demirkan. (2013). "Data, Information and Analytics as Services". Decision Support Systems, 55 (1), 359–363.

Haluk Demirkan & Dursun Delen. (2013). "Leveraging the Capabilities of Service-Oriented Decision Support Systems: Putting Analytics and Big Data in Cloud". Decision Support Systems, 55 (1), 412–421.

Nihat Kasap, Dursun Delen & Berna Tektas. (2013). "Optimal Pricing Strategies for Capacity Leasing Based on Time and Volume Usage in Telecommunication Networks". Decision Sciences Journal. 44 (1), 161–191.

Dursun Delen, Halil Zaim, Cemil Kuzey & Selim Zaim. (2013). "A Comparative Analysis of Machine Learning Systems for Measuring the Impact of Knowledge Management Practices". Decision Support Systems, 54 (2), 1150–1160.

Baha SEN, Emine UCAR & Dursun Delen. (2012). "Predicting and Analyzing Secondary Education Placement-Test Scores: A Data Mining Approach". Expert Systems with Applications. 39 (10), 9468-9476.

Dursun Delen, Douglas Cogdell & Nihat Kasap. (2012). "A Comparative Analysis of Data Mining Methods in Predicting NCAA Bowl Outcomes". International Journal of Forecasting. 28, 543–552.

Dursun Delen, Asil Oztekin & Leman Tomak. (2012). "An Analytic Approach to Better Understanding and Management of Coronary Surgeries". Decision Support Systems, 52 (3), 698-705.

David L Olson, Dursun Delen & Yanyan Meng. (2012). "Comparative Analysis of Data Mining Models for Bankruptcy Prediction". Decision Support Systems, 52 (2), 464-473.

Dursun Delen, Mehmet Sevkli, Asil Oztekin, Ozgur Uysal, Gökhan Torlak & Ali Turkyilmaz. (2012). "Development of a fuzzy ANP based SWOT analysis for the airline industry in Turkey". Expert Systems with Applications. 39 (1), 14-24.

Dursun Delen, Erkan Bayraktar, Ekrem Tatoglu, Ali Turkyilmaz & Selim Zaim. (2012). "Measuring the efficiency of customer satisfaction and loyalty for mobile phone brands with DEA". Expert Systems with Applications. 39 (1), 99-106.

Dursun Delen, Asil Oztekin & Aziz Kolkiran. (2012). "Intelligent Computational Techniques in Science, Engineering and Business (Editorial)". Expert Systems with Applications. 39 (1), 1-2.

Christie M. Fuller, David Biros & Dursun Delen. (2011). "An Investigation of Data and Text Mining Methods for Real World Deception Detection". Expert Systems with Applications. 38 (7), 8392-8398.

Christie Fuller, Dursun Delen & David Biros. (2011). "Data and Text Mining methods applied to the task of Detecting Deception in Real World Crime Investigation Records". Expert Systems with Applications.

Dursun Delen, M. Erraguntla, R.J. Mayer & C.N. Wu. (2011). "Better Management of Blood Supply-Chain with GIS-Based Analytics". Annals of Operations Research. 185, 181-193.

Dursun Delen, Bill C Hardgrave & Ramesh Sharda. (2011). "The Promise of RFID-based Sensors in the Perishables Supply Chain". IEEE Wireless Communications. 18 (2), 82-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MWC.2011.5751300.

Dursun Delen. (2011). "Predicting Student Attrition with Data Mining Methods". Journal of College Student Retention. 13 (1), 17-35.

Asil Oztekin, James Kong & Dursun Delen. (2011). "Development of a structural equation modeling-based decision tree methodology for the analysis of lung transplantations". Decision Support Systems, 51, 155-166.

Dursun Delen. (2010). "A Comparative Analysis of Machine Learning Techniques for Student Retention Management". Decision Support Systems, 49 (4), 498-506.

Dursun Delen, A. Oztekin & Z. Kong. (2010). "A Machine Learning-Based Approach to Prognostic Analysis of Thoracic Transplantations". Artificial Intelligence in Medicine. 49 (1), 33-42.

Dursun Delen, A. Oztekin, F. M. Pajouh & L. K. Swim. (2010). "An RFID Network Design Methodology for Asset Tracking in Healthcare". Decision Support Systems, 49 (1), 100-109.

Dursun Delen & Ramesh Sharda. (2010). "Predicting the Financial Success of Hollywood Movies Using an Information Fusion Approach". Industrial Engineering Journal (a Turkish/English Journal for Industrial Engineers). 21 (1), 30-37. http://www.mmo.org.tr/resimler/dosya_ekler/c5b45ddb3ff1f62_ek.pdf.

Dursun Delen. (2009). "Analysis of Cancer Data: A Data Mining Approach". Expert Systems. 26 (1), 100-112.

Dursun Delen. (2009). "A Holistic Approach to Manufacturing Systems Modeling". International Journal of Simulation and Process Modeling. 5 (1), 54-61.

Dursun Delen, A. Oztekin & Z. Kong. (2009). "Predicting the Graft Survival for Heart–Lung Transplantation Patients: An Integrated Data Mining Methodology". International Journal of Medical Informatics . 78 (12), 784-796.

Dursun Delen, Christie Fuller, C. McCann & Deepa Ray. (2009). "Analysis of Health Care Coverage: A Data Mining Approach". Expert Systems with Applications. 36 (2), 995-1003 .

Dursun Delen. (2009). "A Holistic Framework for Knowledge Management". Communications of the ACM. (56), 3. 141-145.

Dursun Delen, Christie Fuller, C. McCann & Deepa Ray. "Analysis of Health Care Coverage: A Data Mining Approach". Expert Systems with Applications. (Forthcoming).

Dursun Delen & Martin D. Crossland. (2008). "Seeding the Survey and Analysis of Research Literature with Text Mining". Expert Systems with Applications. 34 (3), 1707-1720.

Dursun Delen, B.C. Hardgrave & Ramesh Sharda. (2007). "RFID for Better Supply-Chain Management through Enhanced Information Visibility". Productions and Operations Management, 16 (5), 613-624. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1937-5956.2007.tb00284.x.

Dursun Delen, Ramesh Sharda & P. Kumar. (2007). "Movie Forecast Guru: A Web-Based DSS for Hollywood Managers". Decision Support Systems, 43 (4), 1151-1170. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dss.2005.07.005.

Dursun Delen & E. Sirakaya. (2006). "Determining the Efficacy of Data Mining Methods in Predicting Gaming Ballot Outcomes". Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research. 30 (3), 313-332.

Ramesh Sharda & Dursun Delen. (2006). "Predicting Box Office Success of Motion Pictures with Neural Networks". Expert Systems with Applications. 30, 243-254. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2005.07.018.

Ramesh Sharda & Dursun Delen. (2006). "How to Predict a Movie’s Success at the Box Office". FORESIGHT: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting. 5 (http://ideas.repec.org/a/for/ijafaa/y2006i5p32-36.html#cites), 32-36. http://ideas.repec.org/a/for/ijafaa/y2006i5p32-36.html.

Dursun Delen, Ramesh Sharda & M. Bessonov. (2006). "Identifying Significant Predictors of Injury Severity in Traffic Accidents Using a Series of Artificial Neural Networks". Accident Analysis & Prevention. 38 (3), 434-444. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0001457505001879.

Dursun Delen & David B Pratt. (2006). "An Integrated and Intelligent DSS for Manufacturing Systems". Expert Systems with Applications. 30 (2), 325-336 .

Dursun Delen, Meg Kletke & Jinhwa Kim. (2005). "A Scalable Classification Algorithm for Very Large Datasets". Journal of Information and Knowledge Management. 4 (2), 83-94.

E. Sirakaya, Dursun Delen & H. Choi. (2005). "Forecasting Gaming Referenda". Annals of Tourism Research. 32 (1), 127-149.

Dursun Delen, Nikunj Dalal & P.C. Benjamin. (2005). "Integrated Modeling: The Key to Holistic Understanding of the Enterprise". Communications of the ACM. 48 (4), 107-112.

S. Ramachandran & Dursun Delen. (2005). "Performance Analysis of Kitting Process in Stochastic Assembly Systems". Computers and Operations Research. 32, 449-463.

Dursun Delen, G. Walker & A. Kadam. (2005). "Predicting Breast Cancer Survivability: A Comparison of Three Data Mining Methods". Artificial Intelligence in Medicine. 34 (2), 113-127.

Dursun Delen & S. Ramachandran. (2003). "A Hybrid Approach to Knowledge Discovery from Military Health Systems". Journal of Neural, Parallel & Scientific Computations. 11, 161-183.

Dursun Delen & P. Benjamin. (2003). "Towards a Truly Integrated Enterprise Modeling and Analysis Environment". Computers in Industry. 51, 257-268.

Dursun Delen. (2001). "Enabling Multi-Use, Multi-Tool Models of Manufacturing Systems through an Experimental Frame Expert System". Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing. 12 (3), 247-255.

Book Chapters

Christie Fuller & Dursun Delen. (2012). "Detecting Deception in Text with Freely Available Text and Data Mining Tools, in Practical Text Mining and Statistical Analysis for Non-structured Text Data Applications". Academic Press (Elsevier). (1), 533-542.

Dursun Delen. (2012). "Extracting Knowledge from Published Literature Using RapidMiner (Tutorial H), in Practical Text Mining and Statistical Analysis for Non-structured Text Data Applications". Academic Press (Elsevier). 1 (1), 375-394.

Dursun Delen. (2012). "Predicting Box Office Success of Motion Pictures with Text Mining, in Practical Text Mining and Statistical Analysis for Non-structured Text Data Applications". Academic Press (Elsevier). (1), 543-556.

Dursun Delen. (2009). "Predicting Movie Box-Office Receipts: Using SPSS Clementine Data Mining Software (Tutorial C), in Handbook of Statistical Analysis and Data Mining Applications". Academic Press. , 391–415.

Dursun Delen & Ramesh Sharda. (2008). "Artificial Neural Networks in Decision Support Systems". Springer-Verlag . 3540487123 .

Dursun Delen & Nikunj Dalal. (2007). "“Successful Business Process Transformation at J.D. Edwards,” in L. Markus & V. Grover (eds.), Business Process Transformation, Advances in Management Information Systems Research Monographs". M.E. Sharpe Publishing. , 237-251.

Conferences

Dursun Delen, Madhav Erraguntla, Karthic Madanagopal, John Freeze, Ric Mayer & Jam Khojasteh. (2017). "Data Integration and Predictive Analysis System for Disease Prophylaxis". Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

Ayse Arslan, Baha Sen, Dursun Delen & Fatih V Celebi. (2016). "Implementation of Computer Assisted Voice Search Engine for Medical Transcription". Istanbul: Global Joint Conference on Industrial Engineering and Its Application Areas. , 114-121.

Ayse Arslan, Baha Sen, Dursun Delen, Betul S Uysal, Fatih V Celebi & Hasan B Cakmak. (2016). "A Computer-Aided Grading System for Clinical Evaluation of Dry Eye Syndrome". Istanbul: Global Joint Conference on Industrial Engineering and Its Application Areas. , 4-12.

Hamed M Zolbanin & Dursun Delen. (2015). "Investigating Cancer Comorbidity: A Data Mining Approach". Houston, TX: South West Decision Sciences Institute.

Amir Hassan Zadeh, Hamed Zolbanin, Ramesh Sharda & Dursun Delen. (2015). "Social Media for Nowcasting the Flu Activity: Spatial-temporal and Text Analysis (BEST PAPER AWARD RECIPIENT) ". Business Analytics Congress, December 2015, Fort Worth, Texas.

Amir H Zadeh, Hamed M Zolbanin, Ramesh Sharda & Dursun Delen. (2015). "Investigating the Temporal-Spatial Cross-Correlation between the Flu Activity on Twitter and Clinical Health Records". Nashville, TN: INFORMS Healthcare Confernce.

Hamed Majidi Zolbanin & Dursun Delen. "Investigating Cancer Comorbidity: A Data Mining Approach". Decision Sciences Institute. (Forthcoming).

Musa Peker, Baha Sen & Dursun Delen. (2014). "Classification of Parkinson's Disease Using Complex-Valued Neural Networks". Istanbul: GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (GCHSE) 2014, Istanbul Technical University. 1 (1), 67-78.

Dursun Delen, H Kaya, A Cavusoglu, H B Cakmak & B Sen. (2014). "Determining the Correct Diagnosis and Appropriate Treatment Method on Keratoconus: a 3D Decision Support Application". Istanbul: GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (GCHSE) 2014, Istanbul Technical University. 1 (1), 111-120.

Fone Pengnate & Dursun Delen. "Evaluating Emotions in Mobile Application Descriptions: Sentiment Analysis Approach". Savannah, Georgia: Association for Information Systems - AMCIS 2014. (Forthcoming). 1 (1)

Dursun Delen, Asil Oztekin & Kyle Best. (2014). "Analyzing the Predictability of Exchange Traded Funds Characteristics in the Mutual Fund Market on the Flow of Shares using a Data Mining Approach". Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences. 1 (1), 105-114.

Hasan H Turan, Nihat Kasap & Dursun Delen. (2013). "A Fuzzy Capacity Acquisition and Allocation Model for Bandwith Brokers Under Uncertainty". Kusadasi, Aydin: Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Computing in Science and Engineering. Gediz university,. 1 (1), 73-78.

Dursun Delen, Ramesh Sharda. (2012). "Forecasting Financial Success of Hollywood Movies: A Comparative Analysis of Machine Learning Methods ". Rome: Artificial Neural Networks and Intelligent Information Processing Workshop (9th ICINCO Conferece) . , 178-183.

Jinhwa Kim, Jae-Kwon Bae & Dursun Delen. (2011). "Understading Black Boxes: Knowledge Induction From Models". AIS Electronic Library: Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems. 1 (1), 1-7.

Dursun Delen, Mehmet Sevkli, Gokhan Torlak, Asil Oztekin & Selim Zaim. (2010). "Determining the Best Strategy Using SWOT ANP and AHP Methods: An Example of Turkish Domestic Aviation Industry". Gediz University Publishing: Gediz University. , 174-182.

Dursun Delen, Ali Turkyilmaz, Asil Oztekin, Halim Zaim & Selim Zaim. (2010). "Measuring Customer Satisfaction And Loyalty In Turk Telekom Company Using Universal Structure Modeling". Gediz University Publishing: Gediz University. , 234-242.

Dursun Delen. (2010). "GA-PLS WebServUse: A Method for Measuring Web Service". Gediz University Publishing: Gediz University. , 72-79.

Dursun Delen & Ramesh Sharda. (2009). "Predicting the Financial Success of Hollywood Movies Using an Information Fusion Approach". OR/IE Conference.

Christie Fuller, David Biros & Dursun Delen. (2008). "Exploration of Feature Selection and Advanced Classification Models for High-Stakes Deception Detection". Proceedings of the 41st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

M. Henry, Ramesh Sharda & Dursun Delen. (2007). "Using Neural Networks to Forecast Box Office Success". 13th Americas Conference on Information Systems. http://aisel.aisnet.org/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1852&context=amcis2007.

Dursun Delen & N. Patil. (2006). "Knowledge Extraction from Prostate Cancer Data". Proceedings of the 39th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'06). 5 (1), 92-101. 0-7695-2507-5.

Dursun Delen. (2005). "A Structured View to Manufacturing Systems Modeling: An IDEFØ Perspective". Proceedings of the 35th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering. , 147-152.

Meg Kletke & Dursun Delen. (2005). "Quality in Very Large, Multiple-Source, Secondary Datasets for Data Mining Applications". Proceedings of the America’s Conference on Information Systems. , 1512-1516.

Meg Kletke & Dursun Delen. (2005). "Data Quality in Very Large, Multiple-Source, Secondary Datasets for Data Mining Applications". AMCSIS.

Meg Kletke, Dursun Delen & J. Kim. (2004). "An Approach to Improve Classification Accuracy in Very Large Datasets". Proceedings of the America’s Conference on Information Systems.

Dursun Delen & D. Pratt. (2003). "IDSS-MS: An Intelligent DSS for Manufacturing Systems Manager". Proceedings of Pre-ICIS Workshop on Decision Support Systems.

Dursun Delen, M. Erraguntla & P. Benjamin. (2003). "Agent-Based Planning, Monitoring, and Re-planning System". Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Business Information Systems.

P. Benjamin, Dursun Delen, S. Ramachandran & M. Erraguntla. (2002). "Towards a Knowledge Discovery Framework". Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering. , 234-243.

Other Publications

Dursun Delen. (2003). "Oklahoma State University Students Uncover, Explain and Predict with Statistical Data Miner". DM Review. (February 2003), 63.

Awards and Honors

Citation of Excellence Award (2016)
Richard W. Poole Faculty Research Excellence Award (2016)
Best Research Paper Award at Business Analytics Congress (2015)
Richard W. Poole Faculty Research Excellence Award (2015)
Best Research Paper at Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) (2014)
Richard W. Poole Faculty Research Excellence Award (2014)
Regents Distinguished Teaching Award (2013)
Richard W. Poole Faculty Research Excellence Award (2013)
Fulbright Scholar Award (Senior Specialist in Analytics) (2013)
Greiner Teaching Award (2013)
Patterson Foundation Chair in Health Analytics (2013)
Regents Distinguished Research Award (2012)
Richard W. Poole Faculty Research Excellence Award (2012)
President’s Outstanding Faculty Research Award (2012)
Richard W. Poole Faculty Research Excellence Award (2011)
William S. Spears Chair in Business Administration (2011)
Elected Advisory Board Member (Teradata University Network) (2010)
Richard W. Poole Faculty Research Excellence Award (2010)
NCM2008 Conference General Co-Chair (2008)
Elected Advisory Board Member (Oklahoma Distance Learning Association) (2007)
Outstanding student evaluations (2006)
Outstanding student evaluations (2005)
Technology Innovator in Teaching Recognition (2005)
President of Alpha Pi Mu (Industrial Engineering Honor Society) (1994)
Elected member of Alpha Pi Mu (Industrial Engineering Honor Society) (1993)

Editorial and Review Activities

International Journal of Decision Sciences & Applications
Editor or Co-Editor
2017

Journal of Business Research
Senior Editor
2016

International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science
Editorial Board Member
2016

Decision Sciences Journal, Decision Sciences Institute
Senior Editor
2015

Decision Support Systems
Senior Editor
2014

Journal of Big Data
Editorial Board Member
2014

Decision Analytics
Associate Editor
2012

International Journal of Information Technologies and Systems Approach (IJITSA)
Editorial Board Member
2010

International Journal of Experimental Algorithms (IJEA)
Editor or Co-Editor
2010

Journal of Emerging Technologies in Web Intelligence
Editorial Board Member
2009

International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications (IJRFT)
Associate Editor
2008

International Journal of Service Sciences (IJSS)
Editorial Board Member
2008

International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies
Editorial Board Member
2005

Journal of Information and Knowledge Management (JIKM)
Editorial Board Member
2005

Expert Systems with Applications (ESWA)
Special Issue Editor
2010 - 2011

Decision Support Systems (DSS)
Special Issue Editor
2010 - 2011

Presentations Given

Classifying Healthy and Infarcted Patients Using Vector Magnitude Derived QT and Heart Rate Variabilities: A Machine Learning Approach
Big XII+ MIS Conference
University of Nebraska - Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska - April 7 2017

Big Data Analytics: Implications in Academic Research and Teaching
Invited Research Semininar
Istanbul Sehir University
Istanbul, Turkey - March 11 2017

Data Integration and Predictive Analysis System for Disease Prophylaxis
Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
HICSS
Hawaii - January 4 2017

A Non-invasive Dagnostic Method for Retinopathy
INFORMS Annual Meeting 2016
Nashville, TN -   2016

Teaching Analytics Using Teradata University Network Resources
INFORMS Annual Meeting
INFORMS
Nashville, TN - November 16 2016

Developing A Non Invasive Tool To Diagnose Diabetic Retinopathy
INFORMS Annual Meeting
INFORMS
Nashville, TN - November 15 2016

A Clinical Decision Support System for Primary Care Providers to Detect Diabetes
HDCC Research Symposium
October  2016

Demystifying Big Data and Analytics with Real World Applications
Global Joint Conference on Industrial Engineering and Its Application Areas
Istanbul Technical University and TUBITAK
Istanbul, Turkey - July 15 2016

Use of Analytics to Investigate Crash Related Risk Factors
INFORMS Annual Conference
INFORMS
Philadelphia, PA - November 3 2015

Investigating the Temporal-Spatial Cross-Correlation between the Flu Activity on Twitter and Clinical Health Records
INFORMS Healthcare Meeting
INFORMS
Nashville - July  2015

Creating Knowledge with Big Data and Analytics
KIPA (Knowledge and Information Professional Association) Annual Conference
KIPA
Denton, TX - March 6 2015

SAS Visual Analytics
ICIS Pre-Confernce Workshop by SIGDSA
AIS/SIGDSA
Auckland, New Zealand - November 14 2014

KEYNOTE: Current State-of-the-Art in Health Care Analytics: An Experiential Perspective
GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (GCHSE) 2014
Istanbul Technical University and TUBITAK
Istanbul, Turkey - August 7 2014

Classification of Parkinson's Disease Using Complex-Valued Neural Networks
GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (GCHSE) 2014
Istanbul Technical University and TUBITAK
Istanbul, Turkey - August 6 2014

Determining the Correct Diagnosis and Appropriate Treatment Method on Keratoconus: a 3D Decision Support Application
GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (GCHSE) 2014
Istanbul Technical University and TUBITAK
Istanbul, Turkey - August 6 2014

An Analytic Approach to Understanding and Predicting Healthcare Coverage
International Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare
European Federation for Medical Informatics
Athens, Greece - July 7 2013

An Analytical Approach to Student Retention Management
College of Information PhD Colloquium
University of North Texas
Denton, TX - March 21 2013

An Investigation of Imbalanced Data Distribution: The Case of Predicting Student Attrition
DSI (Decision Sciences Institute) Annual Meeting
DSI
San Francisco, CA - November 17 2012

Developing a Healthcare Cost Index Using Advanced Analytics
INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Science) Annual Meeting
INFORMS
Phoenix, AZ - October 14 2012

Financial Success of Hollywood Movies: A Comparative Analysis of Machine Learning Methods
Special Session on Artificial Neural Networks and Intelligent Information Processing
9th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics
Rome, Italy - July 28 2012

Use of Data Mining Techniques in Analyses of Organ Transplantation Procedures
INFORMS Annual Conference
INFORMS
Charlotte, NC - November 13 2011

Predicting Financial Success of Hollywood Movies with Advanced Analytics (Sponsored/Invited Talk)
Analytics 2011
SAS
Orlando, FL - October 23 2011

Real-world Knowledge Discovery with Data and Text Mining
Invited Scholar Seminar
Sabanci University
Istanbul, Turkey - August 2 2011

Data Mining in Medicine (Keynote)
2nd International Symposium on Computing in Science and Engineering (ISCSE 2011)
Gediz University, Turkey
Aydin, Kusadasi, Turkey - June 1 2011

Data Mining Demystified: Real-world Knowledge Discovery with Data and Text Mining
Faculty Research Excellence Series @ OSU Tulsa
OSU-Tulsa Library
Tulsa, OK - April 14 2011

Using Advanced Analytics for Better Student Retention
22nd Annual OSU Research Symposium
OSU-Tulsa and OSU-CHS
Tulsa, OK - February 25 2011

Using Data Mining Methods to Predict Freshmen Student Attrition
INFORMS International Conference
INFORMS
Austin, TX - November 7 2010

Knowledge Discovery for Business Intelligence (Keynote)
Knowledge and Project Management Symposium
The Knowledge & Information Professional Association (KIPA)
Tulsa, Oklahoma - August 5 2010

Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics for Real World Problems (Keynote)
International Symposium On Computing in Science and Engineering
Gediz University
Aydin, Turkey - June 3 2010

Real-world Knowledge Discovery with Data and Text Mining
Graduate Seminar Series at OSU
American Society for Quality
Stillwater, Oklahoma - February 19 2009

Data Mining Techniques for Prediction of Box Office Receipts (Keynote)
International Conference on Sensors, Security, Software and Intelligent Systems
Coimbatore Institute of Technology
Coimbatore, India - January 8 2009

Predicting the Financial Success of Hollywood Movies Using an Information Fusion Approach
MS/OR Conference
Istanbul, Turkey -   2008

Predicting the Financial Success of Hollywood Movies Using an Information Fusion Approach
28th Annual Conference on Operations Research and Industrial Engineering
Operations Research Society
Istanbul, Turkey - July 2 2008

Real-world Knowledge Discovery with Data and Text Mining (Keynote)
The 4th National Conference on Computing and Information Technology
King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok
Bangkok, Thailand - May 23 2008

Exploration of Feature Selection and Advanced Classification Models for High-Stakes Deception Detection
41st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
University of Hawaii
Big Island, Hawaii - January 6 2008

Knowledge Discovery with Data and Text Mining (Keynote)
Knowledge and Process Management Symposium
Knowledge and Process Management Society
Tulsa, Oklahoma - October 3 2007

Analysis of Research Literature with Text Mining
Data Mining Conference (M2007)
SAS Institute
Las Vegas, Nevada - October 1 2007

Forecasting the Financial Success of Movies using Data Mining Techniques
Data Mining Conference (M2007)
SAS Institute
Las Vegas, Nevada - October 1 2007

Using Neural Networks to Forecast Box-Office Success
America’s Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)
Association for Information Systems
Keystone, Colorado - August 9 2007

Knowledge Extraction from Prostate Cancer Data
39th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
Kauai, HI - January  2006

Quality in Very Large, Multiple-Source, Secondary Datasets for Data Mining Applications
America’s Conference on Information Systems
Omaha, Nebraska - August  2005

A Structured View to Manufacturing Systems Modeling: An IDEFØ Perspective
35th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering
Istanbul, Turkey - June  2005

Knowledge Discovery with Data Mining
Workshop on Knowledge Management Implementation and Technology
Society of Knowledge Management
Tulsa, Oklahoma - February  2005

An Approach to Improve Classification Accuracy in Very Large Datasets
America’s Conference on Information Systems
New York, NY - August  2004

Movie Forecast Guru
Data Mining Workshop
Tulsa, Oklahoma - February  2004

IDSS-MS: An Intelligent DSS for Manufacturing Systems Managers
Pre-ICIS Workshop on Decision Support Systems
ICIS
Seattle, WA -   2003

Content manipulation in an Internet-based Travel Support System
International Conference
INFORMS
Istanbul, Turkey - July  2003

Intelligent Knowledge Discovery from Military Health Systems
International Conference
INFORMS
Istanbul, Turkey - July  2003

Agent-based Planning, Monitoring, and Re-planning System
6th International Conference on Business Information Systems
Colorado Springs, CO - June  2003

Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Research

IBM SPSS Modeler Software Grant
IBM
December 10 2010
Abstract: This is a software grant for IBM SPSS Modeler (leading data and text mining software tool in industry) for 178 licences, awarded by IBM.

Enterprise Modeling Software Grant
Knowledge Based Systems, Inc.
August 15 2002 - December 31 2017
Abstract: Providing popular, commercially available, professional enterprise process modeling tools (i.e., AI0Win and ProSim) for academic research and teaching purposes.

Simio Simulation Software Grant
Simio LLC
February 25 2010 - February 24 2017
Abstract: This state-of-the-art software tool will be used to support teaching and research in simulation, operations research and decision support systems.

Development of a Decision Support System for the Movie Industry
The Technology Business Development Program
November 1 2010 - May 10 2011
Abstract: Development and commercialization funding for the prediction system.

Development of a DAC Expertise Transfer System Using Knowledge Harvesting
Defense Ammunitions Center
April  2007 - July  2008

Presidential Challenge Grant
Oklahoma State University President's Office
July 1 2003 - July 1 2006

Domain Leader for Collaborative Research Grant
Center of Excellence in Information Technology & Telecommunications
January 1 2004 - August 30 2004
Abstract: Work with the Executive Director (ED) and the Associate Directors of Collaborative Research (ADCRs) of the Center of Excellence in Information Technology & Telecommunications (COEITT) in the establishment and implementation of the strategy for collaborative research in targeted applications and topical areas (known as a “domain”) in information technology & telecommunications among Oklahoma’s research universities, private sector & state agencies.

Academic, Military, and Professional Positions

Oklahoma State University, Regents Professor, July 2016
Oklahoma State University, Patterson Foundation Chair, July 2014
Center for Health Systems Innovation, Director of Research, January 10 2013
Oklahoma State University Career Services, William S. Spears Chair in Business, September 2011
Delen Consulting, LLC., Solution Developer, August 1 2001
Oklahoma State University, Professor, July 1 2012 - June 2016
Center for Health Systems Innovation, Executive Director (Interim) , September 1 2013 - February 1 2014
Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey, Fulbright Scholar - Specialist Program , June 24 2013 - August 4 2013
Oklahoma State University, Associate Professor, July 1 2007 - June 30 2012
Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey, Visiting Scholar, July 1 2009 - January 4 2010
Oklahoma State University, Assistant Professor, August 1 2001 - June 30 2007
Knowledge Based Systems, Inc., Research Scientist, January 1 1997 - August 1 2001
Oklahoma State University, Research Associate, August 15 1994 - December 31 1996
Oklahoma State University, Teaching Assistant / Instructor, August 10 1996 - December 15 1996
Ars-Kom Computer Consulting Co., System Analyst , December 16 1989 - July 21 1991
Turkish Navy, System Analyst and Computer Systems Controller, August 1 1988 - December 15 1989
AKSAY Maritime Shipping Co., System Analyst and COBOL Programmer, February 15 1987 - July 31 1988

Courses Taught

MSIS 3223 (21 Semesters)
MSIS 5653 (21 Semesters)
MSIS 5633 (11 Semesters)
MSIS 5123 (4 Semesters)

Full Course List

SemesterCourseSectionCourse Title
Spring 2017MSIS 322323733Operation Analytics
Spring 2017MSIS 322323737Operation Analytics
Fall 2016MSIS 322364949Operation Analytics
Spring 2016MSIS 3223801OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Spring 2016MSIS 3223802OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Fall 2015MSIS 56531ADV SYS ANALYSIS & DESIGN
Fall 2015MSIS 5653583ADV SYS ANALYSIS & DESIGN
Spring 2015MSIS 56531ADV SYS ANALYSIS & DESIGN
Spring 2015MSIS 5653583ADV SYS ANALYSIS & DESIGN
Fall 2014MSIS 56531ADV SYS ANALYSIS & DESIGN
Fall 2014MSIS 5653503ADV SYS ANALYSIS & DESIGN
Fall 2013MSIS 3223801OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Fall 2013MSIS 3223802OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Spring 2013MSIS 3223801OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Spring 2013MSIS 3223802OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Fall 2012MSIS 3223801OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Fall 2012MSIS 3223802OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Spring 2012MSIS 3223801Operations Management
Spring 2012MSIS 3223802Operations Management
Fall 2011MSIS 3223801Operations Management
Fall 2011MSIS 3223802Operations Management
Spring 2011MSIS 3223801Operations Management
Spring 2011MSIS 3223802Operations Management
Fall 2010MSIS 3223801Operations Management
Fall 2010MSIS 3223802Operations Management
Spring 2010MSIS 3223801Operations Management
Spring 2010MSIS 3223802Operations Management
Spring 2009MSIS 56531Advanced Systems Development
Spring 2009MSIS 5653603Advanced Systems Development
Spring 2009MSIS 5653604Advanced Systems Development
Spring 2009MSIS 5653801Advanced Systems Development
Fall 2008MSIS 56331Business Intelligence Tools and Techniques
Fall 2008MSIS 5633603Business Intelligence Tools and Techniques
Fall 2008MSIS 5633604Business Intelligence Tools and Techniques
Fall 2008MSIS 5633801Business Intelligence Tools and Techniques
Spring 2008MSIS 5653001Advanced Systems Development
Spring 2008MSIS 5653603Advanced Systems Development
Spring 2008MSIS 5653604Advanced Systems Development
Spring 2008MSIS 5653801Advanced Systems Development
Fall 2007MSIS 5123001Enterprise Resource Planning
Fall 2007MSIS 5123603Enterprise Resource Planning
Fall 2007MSIS 5123604Enterprise Resource Planning
Fall 2007MSIS 5123801Enterprise Resource Planning
Spring 2007MSIS 56531Advanced Systems Development
Spring 2007MSIS 5653603Advanced Systems Development
Spring 2007MSIS 5653604Advanced Systems Development
Spring 2007MSIS 5653801Advanced Systems Development
Fall 2006MSIS 56331Decision Support and Expert Systems
Fall 2006MSIS 5633603Decision Support and Expert Systems
Fall 2006MSIS 5633604Decision Support and Expert Systems
Fall 2006MSIS 5633801Decision Support and Expert Systems
Spring 2006MSIS 56531Advanced Systems Development
Spring 2006MSIS 5653603Advanced Systems Development
Spring 2006MSIS 5653801Advanced Systems Development
Fall 2005MSIS 56331DEC SUPP & EXPRT SYS
Fall 2005MSIS 5633604DEC SUPP & EXPRT SYS
Fall 2005MSIS 5633801DEC SUPP & EXPRT SYS

Non-Credit Instruction Taught

ISNetworld: Business Analytics2016
ISNetworld: Business Analytics2016
ISNetworld: Business Analytics2015
ISNetworld: Business Analytics2014
ISNetworld: Business Analytics2014
Sabanci University - Business Interlligence for Managers2013
CEPD - Prescriptive Analytics with Optimization and Simulation2012
CEPD - Understanding Text and Web Mining2012
CEPD - Real-World Knowledge Discovery with Data Mining2012
Sabanci University2010
Sabanci University2009