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A stochastic optimization model for designing last Mile relief networks
In this study, we introduce a distribution network design problem that determines the locations and capacities of the relief distribution points in the last mile network, while considering demand- and network-related ...
Stage: stereotypical trust assessment through graph extraction
Bootstrapping trust assessment where there is little or no evidence regarding a subject is a significant challenge for existing trust and reputation systems. When direct or indirect evidence is absent, existing approaches ...
Pricing decisions in a strategic single retailer/dual suppliers setting under order size constraints
(Informa Group, 2016)
In this paper, we study a duopolistic market of suppliers competing for the business of a retailer. The retailer sets the order cycle and quantities from each supplier to minimize its annual costs. Different from other ...
A profit-driven Artificial Neural Network (ANN) with applications to fraud detection and direct marketing
The rapid growth in data capture and computational power has led to an increasing focus on data-driven research. So far, most of the research is focused on predictive modeling using statistical optimization, while profit ...
A chance constraint based multi-item production planning model using simulation optimization
We consider a single stage multi-item production-inventory system under stochastic demand. We had previously proposed a production planning model integrating ideas from forecast evolution and inventory theory to plan work ...
Selective routing for post-disaster needs assessments
(Springer International Publishing, 2016)
In the immediate aftermath of a disaster, relief agencies perform needs assessment operations to investigate the effects of the disaster and understand the needs of the affected communities. Since assessments must be ...
Yukawa sector for lepton flavor violating in h -> mu tau and CP violation in h -> tau tau
(American Physical Society, 2016-10-01)
The Higgs boson discovered at the LHC opened a new chapter for particle physics. Its properties need to be studied in detail to distinguish a purely standard model (SM) Higgs boson from one of many scalars in an enlarged ...
Production planning with price-dependent supply capacity
(Taylor and Francis, 2016)
We consider a production planning problem in which a producer procures an input component for production by offering a price to suppliers. The available supply quantity for the production input depends on the price the ...
Cross-lingual speaker adaptation for statistical speech synthesis using limited data
Cross-lingual speaker adaptation with limited adaptation data has many applications such as use in speech-to-speech translation systems. Here, we focus on cross-lingual adaptation for statistical speech synthesis (SSS) ...
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