Thesis

Acorn, T. 2017"Pit Optimization on the Efficient Frontier", M.Sc. Thesis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Peer Review publications

Acorn, T. & Boisvert, J. & Leuangthong, O. (2020), "Managing Geologic Uncertainty in Pit Shell Optimization Using a Heuristic Algorithm and Stochastic Dominance", Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42461-019-00165-w
Wilson, B., Acorn, T. & Boisvert, J. (2019), "Pit Optimization on Clustered Realizations: Identifying Functional Scenarios", Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42461-019-0101-7
Acorn, T., & Deutsch, C.V. (2018), "Optimizing Pit Shells in the Presence of Geologic Uncertainty with a Heuristic Agorithm", Transactions of the Society of Mining, Mettalurgical, and Exploration, Vol. 344, No. 1, pp. 38-47, https://doi.org/10.19150/trans.8747

Research reports

As the following research reports become public, they can be accessed at www.ccgalberta.com/resources/reports/
Acorn, T., & Deutsch, C.V. (2016), "An Iterative Pit Optimizer", CCG Paper 2016-301, Centre for Computational Geostatistics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Acorn, T., & Deutsch, C.V. (2016), "Exploring Pits Along the Efficient Frontier", CCG Paper 2016-302, Centre for Computational Geostatistics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Acorn, T., & Deutsch, C.V. (2016), "Software for Managing Uncertainty and Optimizing Pit Shells Over All Realizations", CCG Paper 2016-407, Centre for Computational Geostatistics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Martin R., & Black, W., & Acorn, T. (2016), "A Short Note on the HDF5 Binary Library for CCG Researchers and Superusers", CCG Paper 2016-412, Centre for Computational Geostatistics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Acorn, T., & Deutsch, C.V., (2015). "Initial Illustrations Comparing an Estimation & Simulation Based Work Flow in Mining Resources & Reserves". Centre for Computational Geostatistics Report 16, 307. University of Alberta, Canada.
Acorn, T., & Deutsch, C.V., (2015). "Comparing Estimation & Simulation Work Flows for Mining Resources & Reserves". Centre for Computational Geostatistics Report 16, 309. University of Alberta, Canada.
Acorn, T. (2015). "Some Background on the Beta Distribution". Centre for Computational Geostatistics Report 16, 131. University of Alberta, Canada.

conference papers

Worsey, T., & Acorn, T. (2014), “The Recovery of a Dozer from a Highwall Using Blasting”, in the International Society of Explosive Engineers Proceedings of the 2014 ISEE Conference, Denver, Colorado, February 2014.
Rouse, N., & Acorn, T., & Worsey, P. (2013), “Hole Diameter: Does it Affect Vibration Attenuation”, in the International Society of Explosive Engineers Proceedings of the 2013 ISEE Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, February 2013.
Acorn, T. (2011), “Geotechnical Slope Remediation Via Controlled Slope Failure Blasting”, in the International Society of Explosive Engineers Proceedings of the 2011 ISEE Conference, San Diego, California, February 2011.