Chapters in books and articles in refereed journals
[1] M.P. Venter and G. Venter. Overview of the Development of a
Numerical Model for an Inflatable Paper Dunnage Bag. Accepted for
publication in Packaging Technology and Science, 2011.
[2] G. Venter
and S. J. Scotti. Accounting for Proof Test Data in a Reliability Based
Design Optimization Framework. Accpeted for publication in the AIAA
Journal, 2011.
[3] J.N. Stander, G. Venter, and M.J. Kamper. Review
of Direct Drive Radial Fux Wind Turbine Generator Mechanical Design.
Accepted for publication in Wind Energy, 2011.
[4] G. Venter.
Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering, chapter Review of Optimization
Techniques, pages 5229–5238. John Wiley & Sons, 2010.
[5] F.A.C. Viana, G. Venter, and V. Balabanov. An Algorithm for Fast Optimal Latin Hypercube Design
of Experiments. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 82(2):135–156, Apr 2010.
[6] G. Venter and R. T. Haftka. Constrained particle swarm optimisation
using a multi-objective formulation. Structural and Multidisciplinary
Optimization, 40(1–6):65–76, Jan 2010.
[7] G. Venter and G. N.
Vanderplaats. Using a filter-based SQP algorithm in a parallel
environment. Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and
Communication, 6(12):635–648, Dec 2009.
[8] G. Venter and J.
Sobieszczanski-Sobieski. A Parallel Particle Swarm Optimization
Algorithm Accelerated by Asynchronous Evaluations. Journal of
Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication, 3(3):123–137, Mar
2006.
[9] J. Sobieszczanski-Sobieski and G. Venter. Imparting
desired attributes in structural design by means of multi-objective
optimization. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization,
29(6):432–444, Jun 2005.
[10] X. Qu, G. Venter, and Haftka R. T.
New Formulation of Minimum-Bias Central Composite Experimental Design
and Gauss Quadrature. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization,
28(4):231– 242, Oct 2004.
[11] G. Venter and J.
Sobieszczanski-Sobieski. Multidisciplinary Optimization of a Transport
Aircraft Wing using Particle Swarm Optimization. Structural and
Multidisciplinary Optimization, 26(1):121– 131, Jan 2004.
[12] G. Venter and J. Sobieszczanski-Sobieski. Particle Swarm Optimization. AIAA Journal, 41(8):1583– 1589, Aug 2003.
[13] G. Venter and R. T. Haftka. Two-Species Genetic Algorithm for
Design under Worst Case Conditions (Invited Paper). Evolutionary
Optimization, An International Journal on the Internet, 2(1):1–19,
2000.
[14] G. Venter and R. T. Haftka. Using Response Surface
Approximations in Fuzzy Set Based Design Optimization. Structural
Optimization, 18(4):218–227, Dec 1999.
[15] G. Venter, R. T. Haftka,
and J. H. Starnes, Jr. Construction of Response Surfaces for Design
Optimization. AIAA Journal, 36(12):2242–2250, Dec 1998.
Refereed conference proceeding papers
[1] J. Reinecke, T. W. Von Backström, and G Venter. Effect of a
Diffuser on the Performance of an Ocean Current Turbine. In Accepted
to the 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference Series, 2011.
[2] F. A. C. Viana, R. T. Haftka, R. Hamman, and G Venter. Efficient
Global Optimization with Experimental Data: Revisiting the Paper
Helicopter Design. In Proceedings of the 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC
Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Denver, CO,
AIAA-2011-2099, Apr 4 – 7 2011.
[3] R. Hamman, S. J. Van der Spuy,
and G. Venter. An Efficient and Flexible Parametrization Scheme for
Describing Airfoil Profiles. In Proceedings of the 2nd African
Conference on Computational Mechanics, Cape Town, South Africa, Jan
2011.
[4] B.R. Potgieter and G. Venter. Experimental Modal Analysis
and Model Validation of Antenna Structures. In Proceedings of the
International Conference on Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Bali,
Indonesia, Nov 25 – 27 2009.
[5] J.N. Wise and G. Venter.
Optimization of a low-speed wind turbine using support vector
regression. In Submitted to the 8th World Congress of Structural and
Multidisciplinary Optimization, Lisbon, Portugal, June 1–5 2009.
[6] G Venter and G. N. Vanderplaats. Using a filter-based SQP algorithm
in a parallel environment. In Submitted to the 50th
AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials
Conference, Palm Springs, California, May 4 – 7 2009.
[7] N. J. D.
Joubert and G. Venter. Numerical design optimization for the KAT. In
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computational
Structures Technology, Athens, Greece, Sep 2–5 2008.
[8] G. Venter
and R. T. Haftka. Constrained particle swarm optimisation using a
multi-objective formulation. In Proceedings of the 9th International
Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Athens, Greece, Sep
2–5 2008.
[9] F. A. C. Viana, V. Balabanov, G. Venter, J. Garcelon,
and V. Steffen Jr. Generating optimal latin hypercube designs in real
time. In Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Structural and
Multidisciplinary Optimization, Seoul, Korea, May 21–25 2007.
[10]
F. A. C. Viana, V. Steffen Jr, G. Venter, and V. Balabanov. On how to
implement an affordable optimal latin hypercube. In Proceedings of the
19th International Congress of Mechanical Engineering: COBEM 2007,
Brasilia, Brazil, Nov 5–9 2007.
[11] M. Sekishiro, G. Venter, and V.
O. Balabanov. Combined Kriging and Gradient-Based Optimization
Method. In Proceedings of the 11th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis
and Optimization Conference, Portsmouth, VA, AIAA-2006-7091, Sep 6–8
2006.
[12] G. Venter and J. Sobieszczanski-Sobieski. A Parallel
Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm Accelerated by Asynchronous
Evaluations. In Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of Structural and
Multidisciplinary Optimization, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 30 – Jun 3
2005.
[13] R. Hassan, B. Cohanim, O. de Weck, and G. Venter. A
Comparison of Particle Swarm Optimization and the Genetic Algorithm.
In Proceedings of the 46th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures,
Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Austin, Texas,
AIAA-2005-1897, Apr 18 – 21 2005.
[14] G. Venter and J.
Sobieszczanski-Sobieski. A Particle Swarm Optimization Accelerated by
Incomplete Evaluation. In Book of Abstracts of the JSCES International
Workshops on Advances in Computational Mechanics, Tokyo, Japan, Nov 3
– 6 2004.
[15] V. O Balabanov and G. Venter. Multi-Fidelity Optimization with High-Fidelity Analysis and Low-
Fidelity Gradients. In Proceedings of the 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization
Conference, Albany, NY, AIAA 2004–44459, Aug 30 – Sep 1 2004.
[16] G. Venter, V. O. Balabanov, and G. Vanderplaats. What-If
Post-Processing of General-Purpose Optimization Results Using
VisualDOC. In Proceedings of the 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary
Analysis and Optimization Conference, Albany, NY, AIAA 2004–4566, Aug
30 – Sep 1 2004.
[17] V. O. Balabanov and G. Venter. Response
Surface Optimization with Discrete Variables. In Proceedings of the
45th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and
Materials Conference, Palm Springs, CA, AIAA 2004–1872, Apr 19 – 22
2004.
[18] G. Venter, R. T. Haftka, and J. Sobieszczanski-Sobieski.
Robust Design Using Particle Swarm and Genetic Algorithm Optimization.
In Proceedings of the 5th World Congress of Structural and
Multidisciplinary Optimization, Lido di Jesolo, Italy, May 19 – 23
2003.
[19] X. Qu, R. T. Haftka, and G. Venter. New Formulation of a
Minimum-Bias Experimental Design Based on a Gauss Quadrature. In
Proceedings of the 5th World Congress of Structural and
Multidisciplinary Optimization, Lido di Jesolo, Italy, May 19 – 23
2003.
[20] V. O. Balabanov, R. Vitali, G. Venter, and J.
Sobieszczanski-Sobieski. Use of Baysian Analysis and Decision Theory
to Improve Particle Swarm Optimization Performance. In Proceedings of
the 5th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary
Optimization, Lido di Jesolo, Italy, May 19 – 23 2003.
[21] J.
Sobieszczanski-Sobieski and G. Venter. Imparting Desired Attributes by
Optimization in Structural Design. In Proceedings of the 44th AIAA SDM
Conference, Norfolk, VA, AIAA 2003-1546, Apr 7 – 10 2003.
[22] V.
O. Balabanov, C. Charpentier, D. K. Ghosh, G. Quinn, G. N.
Vanderplaats, and G. Venter. VisualDOC: A Software System for General
Purpose Integration and Design Optimization. In Proceedings of the 9th
AIAA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization,
Atlanta,
GA, AIAA-2002-5513, Sep 6 – 8 2002.
[23] G. Venter and
J. Sobieszczanski-Sobieski. Multidisciplinary Optimization of a
Transport Aircraft Wing using Particle Swarm Optimization. In
Proceedings of the 9th AIAA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary
Analysis and Optimization, Atlanta, GA, AIAA 2002-5644, Sep 4 – 6 2002.
[24] G. Venter and J. Sobieszczanski-Sobieski. Particle Swarm
Optimization. In Proceedings of the 43rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC
Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Denver, CO,
AIAA 2002–1235, Apr 22 – 25 2002.
[25] D. K. Ghosh, J. H. Garcelon,
V. O. Balabanov, G. Venter, and G. N. Vanderplaats. VisualDOC - a
flexible design optimization software system. In Proceedings of the 8th
AIAA/USAF/NASA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and
Optimization, Long Beach, California, AIAA 2000–4931, Sep 6 – 8 2000.
[26] S. Candan, J. H. Garcelon, V. O. Balabanov, and G. Venter. Shape
Optimization using ABAQUS and VisualDOC. In Proceedings of the 8th
AIAA/USAF/NASA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and
Optimization, Long Beach, California, AIAA 2000-4769, Sep 6 – 8 2000.
[27] G. Venter and B. Watson. Efficient Optimization Algorithms for
Parallel Applications. In Proceedings of the 8th AIAA/USAF/ NASA/ISSMO
Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization, Long Beach,
California, AIAA 2000–4819, Sep 6 – 8 2000.
[28] G. Venter, V. O.
Balabanov, and J. H. Garcelon. Constructing High Quality Response
Surface Approximations Using a Genetic Algorithm. In 4th EuroMech
SolidMechanics Conference (Oral Presentation), Metz, France, pages
21–30, Jun 26 – 30 2000.
[29] G. Venter and B. Watson. Exploiting
Parallelism in General Purpose Optimization. In Proceedings of the 6th
International Conference on Applications of High Performance Computing
in Engineering, Maui, Hawaii, pages 21–30, Jan 26 – 28 2000.
[30]
G. Venter and R. T. Haftka. Two Species Genetic Algorithms for Design
under Worst Case Conditions. In Proceedings of the 3rd World Congress
of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Buffalo, New York,
May 17 – 21 1999.
[31] G. Venter and R. T. Haftka. Response Surface
Approximations for Designing Dropped-Ply Composite Laminates. In
Proceedings of the 7th AIAA/NASA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary
Analysis and Optimization, St. Louis, Missouri, pages 1145–1163 (Part
2), AIAA 98–4856, Sep 2 – 4 1998.
[32] G. Venter and R. T. Haftka.
Response Surface Approximations for Designing Dropped-Ply Composite
Laminates with Uncertainty. In Proceedings of the 13th US National
Congress of Applied Mechanics Proceedings, University of Florida,
Gainesville, Florida, Jun 21 – 26 1998.
[33] G. Venter and R. T.
Haftka. Using Response Surface Methodology in Fuzzy Set Based Design
Optimization. In Proceedings of the 39th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC
Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Long Beach,
California, pages 641–652 (Part 1), AIAA 98–1776, Apr 20– 23 1998.
[34] G. Venter and R. T. Haftka. Minimum-Bias Based Experimental Design
for Constructing Response Surfaces in Structural Optimization. In
Proceedings of the 38th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural
Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Kissimmee, Florida, pages 1225–1238
(Part 2), AIAA 97-1053, Apr 7 – 10 1997.
[35] G. Venter, R. T.
Haftka, and Chirehdast M. Response Surface Approximations for Fatigue
Life Prediction. In Proceedings of the 38th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC
Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Kissimmee,
Florida, pages 1383–1396 (Part 2), AIAA 97–1331, Apr 7 – 10 1997.
[36] G. Venter, R. T. Haftka, and J. H. Starnes, Jr. Construction of
Response Surfaces for Design Optimization Applications. In Proceedings
of the 6th AIAA/NASA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis
and Optimization Conference, Bellevue, Washington, pages 548–564 (Part
1), AIAA 96–4040, Sep 4 – 6 1996.
[37] G. Venter and R. T. Haftka.
A Two Species Genetic Algorithm for Designing Composite Laminates
Subjected to Uncertainty. In Proceedings of the 37th
AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials
Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, pages 1848–1857 (Part 3), AIAA
96–1535, Apr 15 – 17 1996.