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***Recent Articles***

[62] Adrian Xi Lin, Andrew Fu Wah Ho, Kang Hao Cheong*, Zengxiang Li, Wentong Cai, Marcel Lucas Chee, Yih Yng Ng, Xiaokui Xiao and Marcus Eng Hock Ong (2020), “Leveraging Machine Learning Techniques and Engineering of Multi-nature Features for National Daily Regional Ambulance Demand Prediction”. Accepted for publication in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. IF: 2.46.

[61] Joel Weijia Lai and Kang Hao Cheong* (2020), “Social Dynamics and Parrondo’s Paradox: A Narrative Review”. Accepted for publication in Nonlinear Dynamics. IF: 4.60.

[60] Joel Weijia Lai and Kang Hao Cheong* (2020), “Parrondo effect in quantum coin-toss simulations”. Physical Review E, 101, 052212. IF: 2.35.

[59] Shuyi Jia, Joel Weijia Lai, Jin Ming Koh, Neng Gang Xie, and Kang Hao Cheong* (2020), “Parrondo effect: Exploring the nature-inspired framework on periodic functions”. Accepted for publication in Physica A. IF: 2.50. [PDF]

[58] K. Mutthulakshmi, Megan Rui En Wee, Yew Chong Kester Wong, Joel Weijia Lai, Jin Ming Koh, U. Rajendra Acharya, Kang Hao Cheong* (2020), “Simulating forest fire spread and fire-fighting using cellular automata”. Accepted for publication in Chinese Journal of Physics. IF: 2.54.

[57] Kang Hao Cheong*, Michael C. Jones (2020), “Introducing the 21st Century’s New Four Horsemen of the Coronapocalypse”. BioEssays, 2000063. IF: 4.39. Free access by Wiley at: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/bies.202000063 

[56] S. G. Babajanyan, Eugene V. Koonin and Kang Hao Cheong* (2020), “Can environmental manipulation help suppress cancer? Non-linear Competition among Tumor Cells in Periodically Changing Conditions”. Accepted for publication in Advanced Science. IF: 15.8.

[55] Chao Wang, Jin Ming Koh, Tiantang Yu, Neng Gang Xie*, Kang Hao Cheong∗ (2020), “Material and shape optimization of bi-directional functionally graded plates by GIGA and an improved multi-objective particle swarm optimization algorithm”. Accepted for publication in Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. IF: 4.82.  

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A.   Game Theory & Evolutionary Game Theory

[54] Joel Weijia Lai, Kang Hao Cheong* (2019), “Parrondo’s paradox from classical to quantum: a review”, Nonlinear Dynamics, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11071-020-05496-8. IF: 4.60. [PDF

[53] Zhi‐Xuan Tan, Jin Ming Koh, Eugene V. Koonin, Kang Hao Cheong* (2019), “Predator Dormancy is a Stable Adaptive Strategy due to Parrondo’s Paradox”. Advanced Science, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/advs.201901559. IF: 15.8. [PDF]

[52] Ye Ye, Xiao Rong Hang, Jin Ming Koh, Jarosław Adam Miszczak, Kang Hao Cheong*, Neng Gang Xie*  (2019), “Ratcheting based on neighboring niches determines lifestyle”. Nonlinear Dynamics, 98, 1821–1830. IF: 4.60. [PDF]

[51] Ye Ye, Xiao Rong Hang, Jin Ming Koh, Jaros law Adam Miszczake, Kang Hao Cheong, Neng-gang Xie* (2019), “Passive network evolution promotes group welfare in complex networks”. Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, 130, 109464. IF: 3.06. [PDF]

[50] Jin Ming Koh, Kang Hao Cheong* (2019), “Emergent preeminence of selfishness: An anomalous Parrondo perspective”. Nonlinear Dynamics, 98, 943–951. IF: 4.60. [PDF]

[49] Zhi-Xuan Tan, Kang Hao Cheong* (2019), “Periodic habitat destruction and migration can paradoxically enable sustainable territorial expansion”, Nonlinear Dynamics, 98, 1-13. IF: 4.60. [PDF]

[48] Kang Hao Cheong*, Jin Ming Koh, Michael C. Jones (2019), “Paradoxical Survival: Examining the Parrondo Effect Across Biology”, BioEssays, 41, 1900027, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/bies.201900027. IF: 4.41. [PDF]

[47] Jin Ming Koh, Kang Hao Cheong*. (2019) “New doubly-anomalous Parrondo’s games suggest emergent sustainability and inequality” Nonlinear Dynamics, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11071-019-04788-y . IF: 4.60. [PDF]

[46] Kang Hao Cheong*, Jin Ming Koh, Michael C. Jones. (2019) “Do Arctic hares play Parrondo’s games?” Fluctuation and Noise Letters, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1142/S0219477519710019. IF: 0.62. [PDF]

[45] Kang Hao Cheong*, Jin Ming Koh, Darren J. Yeo, Zong Xuan Tan, Brenda Oon Eng Boo, Guan Ying Lee. (2019) “Paradoxical Simulations to Enhance Education in Mathematics”. IEEE Access, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2892742. IF: 3.55. [PDF]

[44] Kang Hao Cheong*, Jin Ming Koh. (2019) “A Hybrid Genetic-Levenberg Marquardt Algorithm for Automated Spectrometer Design Optimization” Ultramicroscopy, 202, 100-106. IF: 2.92. [PDF]

[43] Lu Wang, Shun-Qiang Ye, Kang Hao Cheong, Wei Bao, Neng-gang Xie*. (2018). “The evolution of emotions in spatial prisoner’s dilemma game with voluntary participation”. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 490, 1396–1407. IF: 2.24 [PDF]

[42] Jin Ming Koh, Kang Hao Cheong*. (2018). “Automated electron-optical system optimization through switching Levenberg-Marquardt algorithms”. Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, 227, 31-39, doi. IF: 1.66. [PDF]

[41] Jin Ming Koh, Neng-gang Xie, Kang Hao Cheong* (2018). “Nomadic-colonial switching with stochastic noise: Subsidence-recovery cycles and long-term growth”. Nonlinear Dynamics, 1-11, doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11071-018-4436-2. IF: 4.60. [PDF]

[40] Kang Hao Cheong*, Jin Ming Koh, and Michael C. Jones. (2018). “Multicellular survival as a consequence of Parrondo’s paradox”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 115, E5258-E5259, http://www.pnas.org/content/115/23/E5258. IF: 9.66. [PDF]

[39] Neng-gang Xie*, Zhong Chen, Kang Hao Cheong, Rui Meng, and Wei Bao. (2018). “A multi-objective game approach with a preferred target based on a leader-follower decision pattern”, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Article ID 7358621, https://www.hindawi.com/journals/mpe/aip/7358621. IF: 0.80 [PDF]

[38] Rui Meng, Kang Hao Cheong, Wei Bao, Kelvin Kian Loong Wong, Lu Wang, Neng-gang Xie*. (2018). “Multi-objective Optimization of an Arch Dam Shape under Static Loads Using Evolutionary Game Method”. Engineering Optimization, DOI: 10.1080/0305215X.2017.1378876. IF: 1.72 [PDF]

[37] Kang Hao Cheong*, Zong Xuan Tan, Yan Hao Ling. (2017). “A time-based switching scheme for nomadic-colonial alternation under noisy conditions”, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 60, 107-114. IF: 2.78. [PDF]

[36] Kang Hao Cheong, David B. Saakian*, and Rubina Zadourian. (2017). “Allison mixture and the two-envelope problem”, Physical Review E, 96, 062303. IF: 2.36. [PDF]

[35] Zong Xuan Tan and Kang Hao Cheong*. (2017). “Nomadic-colonial life strategies enable paradoxical survival and growth despite habitat destruction”. eLife, http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.21673. IF: 8.30. [press] [PDF]

[34] Shunqiang Ye, Lu Wang*, Kang Hao Cheong and Neng-gang Xie. (2017). “Pedestrian group-crossing behavior modeling and simulation based on multidimensional dirty faces game”. Complexity, 2017, Article ID 1723728, https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/1723728. IF: 4.62 [PDF]

[33] Kang Hao Cheong*, Zong Xuan Tan, Neng-gang Xie and Michael C. Jones. (2016). “A Paradoxical Evolutionary Mechanism in Stochastically Switching Environments”. Scientific Reports, 6, 34889, doi: 10.1038/srep34889. IF: 5.22 [PDF]

[32] Ye Ye, Kang Hao Cheong, Yu-wan Cen and Neng-gang Xie*. (2016). “Effects of behavioral patterns and network topology structures on Parrondo’s paradox”. Scientific Reports, 6, 37028, doi: 10.1038/srep37028. IF: 5.22 [PDF]

[31] Wayne Wah Ming Soo and Kang Hao Cheong*. (2014). “Occurrence of complementary processes in Parrondo’s paradox”. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 412, 180-185. IF: 1.78 [PDF]

[30] Wayne Wah Ming Soo and Kang Hao Cheong*. (2013). “Parrondo’s paradox and complementary Parrondo processes”. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications,392(1), 17-26. IF: 1.78 [PDF]

[29] Kang Hao Cheong* and Wayne Wah Ming Soo. (2013). “Construction of novel stochastic matrices for analysis of Parrondo’s paradox”. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 392(20), 4727-4738. IF: 1.78 [PDF]

B.   Modelling, Simulation, Big Data, AI/Machine Learning

[28] Andrew Fu Wah Ho, Huili Zheng, Kang Hao Cheong*, Wee Liang En, Pin Pin Pek, Xinxing Zhao, Geoffrey G. Morgan, Arul Earnest, Benjamin Yong Qiang Tan, Yih Yng Ng, Ling Li Foo, Marcus Eng Hock Ong  (2019). “The Relationship Between Air Pollution and All-Cause Mortality in Singapore”. Atmosphere, 11, 9. IF: 2.04 [PDF]

[27] Kang Hao Cheong*, Sandra Poeschmann, Joel Weijia Lai, Jin Ming Koh, U. Rajendra Archarya, Simon Ching Man Yu, Kenneth Jian Wei Tang. (2019). “Practical automated video analytics for crowd monitoring and counting”. IEEE Access, 7, 183252 – 183261, https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2958255. IF: 4.09 [PDF]

[26] David B. Saakian, Kang Hao Cheong* (2019). “A modified Crow-Kimura evolution model with reduced fitness for the smooth distribution of population”. Physica A, In Press, IF: 2.50 [PDF]

[25] Kang Hao Cheong*, Kenneth Jian Wei Tang, Jin Ming Koh, Simon Ching Man Yu, U. Rajendra Acharya, Neng-gang Xie* (2019). “A Novel Methodology to Improve Cooling Efficiency at Data Centers”. IEEE Access, https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2946342. IF: 4.01 [PDF]

[24] David B. Saakian*, Eugene V. Koonin*, and Kang Hao Cheong* (2019). Key role of recombination in evolutionary processes with migration between two habitats. Physical Review E Rapid Communications, 100, 030401(R). IF: 2.35 [PDF]

[23] Kang Hao Cheong*, Nicholas Jinghao Ngiam, Geoffrey Morgan, Pin Pin Pek, Benjamin Yong-Qiang Tan, Joel Weijia Lai, Jin Ming Koh, Marcus Eng Hock Ong and Andrew Fu Wah Ho (2019). Acute Health Impacts of the Southeast Asian Transboundary Haze Problem—A Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16, 3286. IF: 2.46 [PDF]

[22] Kang Hao Cheong*, Ya Hui Teo, Jin Ming Koh, U. Rajendra Acharya and
Simon Ching Man Yu (2019). “A Simulation-Aided Approach in Improving
Thermal-Visual Comfort and Power Efficiency in Buildings”. Journal of Building Engineering, 27, 100936. IF: 2.37 [PDF]

[21] V Jahmunah, Shu Lih Oh, Rajinikanth V, Edward J Ciaccio, Kang Hao Cheong, Arunkumar, U Rajendra Acharya. (2019) “Automated detection of schizophrenia using nonlinear signal processing methods”, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, 100, 101698. IF: 3.57 [PDF]

[20] David B. Saakian, Kang Hao Cheong*. (2019) “Solution of the Crow-Kimura model with a periodically changing (two-season) fitness function”, Physical Review E, 100 (2), 022403. IF: 2.28 [PDF]

[19] Andrew Fu Wah Ho, Bryan Zhan Yuan Se To, Jin Ming Koh, Kang Hao Cheong*. (2019)  “Forecasting Hospital Emergency Department Patient Volume Using Internet Search Data”, IEEE Access, 7, 93387-93395. IF: 4.09 [PDF]

[18] David B. Saakian, Jin Ming Koh, Kang Hao Cheong* (2019) “Approximate perturbative solutions of quasispecies model with recombination” Physical Review E, 99 (6), 062407. IF: 2.28 [PDF]

[17] Kang Hao Cheong*, Jin Ming Koh, Michael C. Jones. (2019) “Black Swans of CRISPR: Stochasticity and Complexity of Genetic Regulation” BioEssays, 41 (7), 1900032. IF: 4.41 [ABSTRACT VIDEO][PDF]

[16] Andrew Ho, Huili Zheng, Arul Earnest, Kang Hao Cheong, Pin Pin Pek, Jeon Young Seok, Nan Liu, Yu Heng Kwan, Jack Wei Chieh Tan, Ting Hway Wong, Derek J Hausenloy, Ling Li Foo, Marcus Eng Hock Ong* (2019). “Time‐Stratified Case Crossover Study of the Association of Outdoor Ambient Air Pollution With the Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Context of Seasonal Exposure to the Southeast Asian Haze Problem”, Journal of the American Heart Association, 8 (6), e011272. IF: 4.45 [PDF]

[15] Chao Wang, Jin Ming Koh, Kang Hao Cheong* and Neng-gang Xie*. (2019) “Progressive Information Polarization in a Complex-Network Entropic Social Dynamics Model” IEEE Access, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2902400. IF: 3.55 [PDF]

[14] David B. Saakian, Kang Hao Cheong*, Jin Ming Koh (2018). “A solution of the Crow-Kimura model with changing population size and Allee effect”. Physical Review E, 98(1), p012405. IF: 2.36 [PDF]

[13] Kang Hao Cheong*, Jin Ming Koh. (2018) “Integrated Virtual Laboratory in Engineering Mathematics Education: Fourier Theory”. IEEE Access, 6, 58231-58243.  https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2873815. IF: 3.55 [PDF]

[12] Zong Xuan Tan and Kang Hao Cheong*. (2018). “Cross-issue solidarity and truth convergence in opinion dynamics”. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 51(35)5101. IF: 1.86 [Suppl] [PDF]

[11] Chao Wang, Zong Xuan Tan, Ye Ye, Wang Lu, Kang Hao Cheong* and Neng-gang Xie*. (2017). “A rumor spreading model based on information entropy”. Scientific Reports, 7, 9615. IF: 4.25 [PDF]

[10] Herng Yi Cheng and Kang Hao Cheong*. (2015). “Map composition generalized to coherent collections of maps”. Frontiers of Mathematics in China, 10(3), 547-565. IF: 0.44 [PDF]

C.   Engineering Design

[9] Markus Lendermann, Jin Ming Koh, Joel Shi Quan Tan, Kang Hao Cheong*. (2019) “Comprehensive Vibrational Dynamics of Half-Open Fluid-Filled Shells”, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 475 (2227), 20190207. IF: 2.81 [PDF]

[8] Markus Lendermann, Jin Ming Koh, Joel Shi Quan Tan, Kang Hao Cheong*. (2019) “Bifurcations and Dynamical Analysis of Coriolis-Stabilized Spherical Lagging Pendula” Nonlinear Dynamics, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11071-019-04830-z. IF: 4.60 [PDF]

[7] Markus Lendermann, Jin Ming Koh, Joel Shi Quan Tan, Kang Hao Cheong* (2019) “Comprehensive Modelling and Optical Analysis of Single-Lens Telescopes”, Chinese Journal of Physics, 60, 739-748. IF: 2.54 [PDF]

[6] Jin Ming Koh, Kang Hao Cheong* (2019) “Data-Driven Computational Method for Determining Accurate Analytical Field Solutions on Arbitrary-Geometry Spectrometers” Ultramicroscopy, 202, 173-179. IF: 2.92 [PDF]

[5] Markus Lendermann, Joel Shi Quan Tan, Jin Ming Koh, Kang Hao Cheong*. (2018) “Computational Imaging Prediction of Starburst-Effect Diffraction Spikes”. Scientific Reports, 8, Article number: 16919. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-34400-z. IF: 4.12 [PDF]

[4] Kang Hao Cheong*, Weiding Han, Anjam Khursheed and Karuppiah Nelliyan. (2015). “A Parallel Radial Mirror Energy Analyzer Attachment for the Scanning Electron Microscope”. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 21(S4), 142-147. IF: 1.73 [PDF]

[3] Herng Yi Cheng and Kang Hao Cheong*. (2012). “Designing crease patterns for polyhedra by composing right frusta”. Computer-Aided Design, 44(4), 331-342. IF: 2.14 [PDF]

[2] K. H. Cheong* and A. Khursheed. (2011). “A parallel magnetic sector mass analyzer design”. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment,645(1), 221-226. IF: 1.20 [PDF]

[1] A. Khursheed*, K. H. Cheong and H. Q. Hoang. (2010). “Design of a parallel mass spectrometer for focused ion beam columns”. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 28(6), C6F10-C6F14. IF: 1.39 [PDF]

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