Staff profile - Sukanto Bhattacharya

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Dr Sukanto Bhattacharya

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: BL Deakin Business School
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 924 46544 +61 3 924 46544



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


Teaching Interests

  • Critical thinking
  • Decision making

Subjects and units currently teaching

MPM732: Critical Thinking for Managers

MPM703: Business Strategy and Analysis


Research interests

  • Artificial Intelligence applications in complex decision-making


  • Data science tools and applications in strategic intelligence

Research page



  • "Beyond Simon's Means-Ends Analysis: Natural Creativity and the Unanswered 'Why' in the Design of Intelligent Systems for Decision-Making", Minds and Machines, DOI: 10.1007/s11023-010-9198-7, 2010, (co-authored with Y. Wang and Dr D. Xu)
  • "Business Failure Prediction Using Decision Trees", Journal of Forecasting, DOI: 10.1002/for.1153, 2009, (co-authored with A. Gepp and Dr K. Kumar)
  • "Forensic Accounting and Benford's Law" [In the Spotlight], IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Vol. 25(2), 2008, (co-authored discussion article with Dr K. Kumar)
  • "Unleashing the VeRMin: Vectored Route-length Minimization", New Mathematics and Natural Computation, Vol. 4(3), 2008, (co-authored research article with Dr. F. Smarandache)
  • "Dynamically Opted Protection Envelope (DOPE) - A Cost-Effective Strategy of Insuring an Investment Portfolio", International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Issue 10, 2007, (co-authored research article with Dr K. Kumar)
  • "Computational Exploration of the Biological Basis of Black-Scholes Expected Utility Function", Journal of Applied Mathematics and Decision Sciences, doi:10.1155/2007/39460, 2007, (co-authored research article with Dr K. Kumar)

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