Peer-reviewed publications (ISI - Science Citation Index)

  •   Pierre Nancel-Penard, Nelson Morales, Valentina Rojas & Tomás González (2020). A heuristic approach for scheduling activities with "OR"-precedence constraints at an underground mine. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, Volume 34(10), 748-762.

  •   Fabián Manríquez, Javier Pérez & Nelson Morales. A simulation-optimization framework for short-term underground mine production scheduling. Optimization and Engineering. 21, 939–971.

  •   Enrique Jelvez, Nelson Morales & Hooman Askari-Nasab (2020). A new model for automated pushback selection. Computers & Operations Research, Volume 115, 104456. (This paper belongs to the Special Issue: Recent Advances in Mine Planning, Scheduling and Optimisation: Theory and Applications).

  • DOIicon PDFicon01 Enrique Jelvez, Nelson Morales, Pierre Nancel-Penard & Fabien Cornillier (2020). A new hybrid heuristic algorithm for the Precedence Constrained Production Scheduling Problem: A mining application. Omega, Volume 94, 102046.

  • DOIicon PDFicon01 Mohammad Maleki, Enrique Jelvez, Xavier Emery, Nelson Morales (2020). Stochastic open-pit mine production scheduling: a case study of an iron deposit. Minerals, 10(7), 585. (This paper belongs to the Special Issue: Geological Modelling, Volume II).

Peer-reviewed Publications (no ISI)

  • PDFicon01 Carlos Toledo & Nelson Morales (2020). An application of Direct Block Scheduling for short-term construction in panel caving. In Proceedings of MASSMIN2020, Santiago, Chile, pp. 850 - 861.

  • PDFicon01 Enrique Jelvez, Matías Caro, Nelson Morales & Alex Carpanetti (2020). A comparison between conventional nested pits based on LG and an extended approach for generating nested pits in open-pit mine production. In Proceedings of MASSMIN2020, Santiago, Chile, pp. 1421 - 1433.

  • PDFicon01 Cristóbal Cerón, Pierre Nancel-Penard & Nelson Morales (2020). Application of a semi-automatic method for optimal ramp design. In Proceedings of MASSMIN2020, Santiago, Chile, pp. 1434 - 1441.

  • PDFicon01 Ricardo Moreno, Manuel Reyes-Jara & Pierre Nancel-Penard (2020). A comparison between open-pit ramp design obtained by varying design characteristics and through linear optimization. In Proceedings of MASSMIN2020, Santiago, Chile, pp. 1442 - 1450.

  • PDFicon01 Valeria Loor & Nelson Morales (2020). Applying artificial intelligence for optimal production scheduling and phase design in open-pit mining. In Proceedings of MASSMIN2020, Santiago, Chile, pp. 1451 - 1466.

  • PDFicon01Luis Alvarez & Nelson Morales (2020). Optimización de planificación de desarrollo y preparación de corto plazo en minería subterránea, In Journal of Mining Engineering and Research 2(2).