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Dr Sukanto Bhattacharya



Senior Lecturer


Faculty of Business and Law


BL Deakin Business School


Geelong Waterfront Campus


Research interests

  • Artificial Intelligence applications in complex decision-making


  • Data science tools and applications in strategic intelligence


  • Educator Associate member of the Assoc. of Certified Fraud Examiners

Teaching interests

  • Critical thinking
  • Decision making

Units taught

MPM732: Critical Thinking for Managers

MPM703: Business Strategy and Analysis


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Time-varying dynamic topic model: a better tool for mining microblogs at a global level

J Han, Y Huang, K Kumar, S Bhattacharya

(2018), Vol. 26, pp. 104-119, Journal of global information management, Hershey, Pa., C1


Does the information content of central bank speeches impact on the level of exchange rate? A comparative study of Canadian and Australian central bank communications

B Masawi, S Bhattacharya, T Boulter

(2018), Vol. 21, pp. 1850005-1-1850005-27, Review of Pacific Basin financial markets and policies, Singapore, C1


Employee perceptions of organization culture with respect to fraud - where to look and what to look for

K Kumar, S Bhattacharya, R Hicks

(2018), Vol. 30, pp. 187-198, Pacific accounting review, Bingley, Eng., C1


Conviction function? A new decision paradigm for personal financial risk management in the face of large exogenous shocks

M Cohen, M Nabin, S Bhattacharya, K Kumar

(2018), Vol. 8, pp. 918-934, Theoretical economics letters, Wuhan, China, C1


Ethical climates in organizations: a review and research agenda

A Newman, H Round, S Bhattacharya, A Roy

(2017), Vol. 27, pp. 475-512, Business ethics quarterly, Cambridge, Eng., C1


Tacit knowledge and intra-firm teams: reaping the benefits of co-operation in a networked world

M Cohen, S Bhattacharya

(2017), pp. 151-173, Human capital and assets in the networked world, Bingley, Eng., B1


Derivative practices in Australian and Canadian industries

F Wolf, T Boulter, S Bhattacharya

(2017), Vol. 20, pp. 1-39, Review of Pacific basin financial markets and policies, Singapore, C1


Student engagement in postgraduate education: using game theory to improve results

M Cohen, S Bhattacharya, M Nabin, S Rafiq

(2017), Vol. 2, pp. 1-15, Postgraduate education in higher education, Singapore, B1


Invisible walls: Do psychological barriers really exist in stock index levels?

S Woodhouse, H Singh, S Bhattacharya, K Kumar

(2016), Vol. 36, pp. 267-278, North American journal of economics and finance, Amsterdamn, The Netherlands, C1


Rise of the machines: a critical consideration of automated leadership decision making in organizations

K Parry, M Cohen, S Bhattacharya

(2016), Vol. 41, pp. 571-594, Group & organization management, London, Eng., C1


Short-term impacts of the cricket match performances on national share markets - a case study of India and Australia

A Verstoep, H Singh, P Nguyen, S Bhattacharya

(2015), Vol. 18, pp. 263-274, Sport in society, London, Eng., C1


Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS): Is It a Curse or a Blessing for the Australian Home Loan Market? A Natural Experiment

M Nabin, S Bhattacharya, S Rafiq

(2015), Vol. 54, pp. 104-120, Australian Economic Papers, C1


Threshold concepts and the semantic web

S Bhattacharya, M Cohen

(2015), pp. 157-172, Emerging Web 3.0/semantic web applications in higher education : growing personalization and wider interconnections in learning, Charlotte, N.C., B1


Decision-Making in Economics: Critical Lessons from Neurobiology

R Martins, K Kumar, A Mukherjee, M Nabin, S Bhattacharya

(2014), pp. 46-56, Economic Behaviour, Game Theory, and Technology in Emerging Markets, Hershey, PA, B1


The power of words : a content analytical approach examining whether central bank speeches become finance news

B Masawi, S Bhattacharya, T Boulter

(2014), Vol. 40, pp. 198-210, Journal of information science, London, England, C1


Minding the greens : role of dietary salicylates in common behavioural health conditions

S Malakar, S Bhattacharya

(2014), Vol. 43, pp. 344-356, Acta alimentaria, Budapest, Hungary, C1


Valuing initial intellectual capital contribution in new ventures - a short technical note

P Blood, K Kumar, S Bhattacharya

(2014), Vol. 17, pp. 277-285, Journal of interdisciplinary mathematics, New Delhi, India, C1


Optimal diet selection and the compliance problem : a technical note

M Nabin, S Bhattacharya, K Kumar

(2013), Vol. 16, pp. 83-95, Journal of interdisciplinary mathematics, New Delhi, India, C1


A comparative analysis of decision trees vis-à-vis other computational data mining techniques in automotive insurance fraud detection

A Gepp, J Wilson, K Kumar, S Bhattacharya

(2012), Vol. 10, pp. 537-561, Journal of data science, New York, N.Y., C1


What does volume reveal : a study of the Indian single stock futures market

R Martins, H Singh, S Bhattacharya

(2012), Vol. 11, pp. 409-419, Indian journal of economics and business, New Delhi, India, C1


Marketable profit-and-loss sharing contracts : broadening the global non-equity capital markets

F Wolf, M Nabin, S Bhattacharya

(2012), Vol. 10, pp. 586-596, Corporate ownership and control, Sumy, Ukraine, C1


An ANN-based auditor decision support system using Benford's law

S Bhattacharya, D Xu, K Kumar

(2011), Vol. 50, pp. 576-584, Decision support systems, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1


A practical, distribution-free approach to the classical newsboy inventory stocking problem for highly right-skewed but otherwise unknown demand distributions

S Bhattacharya, R Martins, K Kumar

(2011), Vol. 14, pp. 291-302, Journal of interdisciplinary mathematics, New Delhi, India, C1


Optimal hedge ration with moving least squares - an empirical study using Indian single stock futures data

S Bhattacharya, H Singh, R Alas

(2011), pp. 98-111, International research journal of finance and economics, Leicestershire, U. K., C1


Beyond Simon's means-ends analysis : natural creativity and the unanswered 'why' in the design of intelligent systems for problem-solving

S Bhattacharya, Y Wang, D Zu

(2010), Vol. 20, pp. 327-347, Minds & machines, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


A brief review of recent research trends on applications of computational and statistical techniques in financial and business intelligence

S Bhattacharya, K Kumar

(2010), pp. 30-37, BIDW 2010 : Proceedings from the Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing conference, Singapore, E1-1


Business failure prediction using decision trees

A Gepp, K Kumar, S Bhattacharya

(2009), Vol. 29, pp. 536-555, Journal of forecasting, London, England, C1


fMRI studies in neuro-fuzzy and behavioral finance : a case based approach

M Khoshnevisan, S Nahavandi, S Bhattacharya, M Bakhtiary

(2008), Vol. 5, pp. 111-121, Investment management and financial innovations, Ukraine, C1


Unleashing the vermin : vectored route-length minimization

F Smarandache, S Bhattacharya

(2008), Vol. 4, pp. 267-272, New mathematics and natural computation, Singapore, C1-1


Forensic accounting and Benford's law

S Bhattacharya, K Kumar

(2008), Vol. 25, pp. 150-152, IEEE signal processing magazine, New York, NY, C1-1


Computational exploration of the biological basis of Black-Scholes expected utility function

S Bhattacharya, K Kumar

(2007), Vol. 2007, pp. 1-15, Journal of applied mathematics and decision sciences, New York, N. Y., C1-1


Dynamically opted protection envelope (DOPE) - A cost-effective strategy of insuring an investment portfolio

S Bhattacharya, K Kumar

(2007), pp. 38-46, International research journal of finance and economics, [United Kingdom], C1-1


Monte Carlo modeling of the effect of extreme events on the extinction dynamics of faunal species with 2-stage life cycles

S Bhattacharya, S Malakar

(2006), Vol. 1, pp. 189-193, Ecological informatics, Netherlands, C1-1


A synthetic protective put strategy for phased investment in projects without an outright deferral

S Bhattacharya

(2006), Vol. 12, pp. 2-13, Derivatives: use, trading & regulation, Basingstoke, England, C1-1


Neutrosophic information fusion applied to the options market

M Khoshnevisan, S Bhattacharya

(2005), Vol. 1, pp. 139-145, Investment management and financial innovations, Sumy, Ukraine, C1-1


Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found


Associate Supervisor

Becksndale Masawi

Thesis entitled: The Power of Words: Central Bank Communication and Currency Markets

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Economics