Publications (INTERNATIONAL) Journal Papers A.1 I. Amayreh and M. P. Saka, Failure Load Prediction of Castellated Beams Using Artificial Neural Networks. "Asian Journal of Civil Engineering", 6, (2005), p.3554. A.2 M. P. Saka, The theorems of structural variation for rectangular finite elements for plate flexure. "Journal of Computers and Structures", 83, (2005), p.24422452. A.3 M. P. Saka, Design of Steel frames Using Ant Colony optimization. "Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE", 132, (2006), p.11791180. A.4 E. S. Kameshki and M. P. Saka, optimum geometry design of nonlinear braced domes using genetic algorithm. "Computers and structures, An international journal", 85, (2007), p.7179. A.5 M. P. Saka, Optimum Topological Design of Geometrically Nonlinear Single Layer Latticed Domes Using Coupled Genetic Algorithm. "Computers and Structures, An International Journal", 85, (2007), p.16351646. A.6 M. P. Saka, Optimum geometry design of geodesic domes using harmony search algorithm. "Advances in structural engineering, An international journal", 10, (2007), p.595606. A.7 A. A. Khalaf and M. P. Saka, Evolutionary structural design of steel gusset plates. "Journal of constructional steel research", 63, (2007), p.7181. A.8 S. O. Degertekin, M. P. Saka, M. S. Hayalioglu, Optimal Load and Resistance Factor Design of NonLinear Steel Space Frames via Tabu Search and Genetic Algorithm. "Engineering Structures", 30, (2008), p.197205. A.9 F. Erdal and M. P. Saka, Effect of Beam Spacing in the Harmony search based optimum design of grillages. "Asian Journal of Civil Engineering", 9, (2008), p.215228. A.10 Mehmet Polat saka, Optimum design of steel sway frames to BS5950 using harmony search algorithm. "Journal of Constructional steel research", 65, (2009), p.3643. A.11 O. Hasançebi, S. Çarbaş, E. Doğan, F. Erdal, M. P. saka, Performance evaluation of metaheuristic search techniques in the optimum design of real size pin jointed structures. "Computers and Structures, An international Journal", 87, (2009), p.284302. A.12 S. Çarbaş, M. P. saka, Optimum design of single layer network domes using harmony search method. "Asian journal of Civil Engineering", 10, (2009), p.97112. A.13 O. Hasançebi, F. Erdal, M. P. Saka, Optimum design of geodesic domes under code provisions using metaheuristic techniques. "International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences", 2, (2009), p.88103. A.14 E. Doğan, O. Hasançebi, M. P. Saka, A refinement of discrete pareticle swarm optimization for largescale truss structures. "Asian Journal of Civil Engineering", 10, (2009), p.321334. A.15 M. P. Saka, F. Erdal, Harmony serach based algorithm for the optimum design of grillage systems to LRFDAISC. "Structural and Multidisciplinary optimization", 38, (2009), p.2541.
 Conference Papers A.1 A. A. Khalaf and M. P. Saka, Evolutionary Structural Design of Steel Gusset plates. "The Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Enginee", (2005), p.paper no: 122. A.2 F. Erdal and M. P. Saka, Optimum Design of Grillage Systems Using Harmony Search Algorithm. "Proceedings of The Eighth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology", (2006). A.3 M. P. Saka, Optimum design of steel swaying frames to BS5950 using harmony search algorithm. "The eleventh International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing", (2007), p.paper no:33. A.4 E Doğan M P Saka, Optimum Design of Unbraced Steel Frames to The LRFDAISC Code Using Particle Swarm Optimization. "Proceedings of The Ninth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology", (2008), p.112. A.5 S Carbas M P Saka, A Harmony Search Algorithm for Optimum Topological Design of Single Layer Lamella Domes. "Proceedings of The Ninth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology", (2008), p.111. A.6 F. Erdal M. P. Saka, Optimum design of cellular beams using the harmony search method. "Proceedings of The Ninth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology", (2008), p.112.

Book and Chapter in a Book A.1 M. P. Saka, Optimum design of steel frames using stochastic searcc techniques based on natural phenoma: A review. "Civil Engineering Computing: Tools and Techniques", (2007), p.105147. A.2 M. P. Saka, section titled "structural design" in the chapter titled "Recent advances in harmony search". "Advances in evolutionary algorithms", (2008), p.115. A.3 M. P. Saka, Optimum design of steel skeleton structures. "MusicInspired harmony search algorithm; Theory and Applications", 191, (2009), p.87132. A.4 M. P. Saka, O. Hasançebi, Design code optimization of steel structures using adaptive harmony search algorithm. "harmony search algorithms for structural design algorithm", 239, (2009), p.79121.

