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Optimal Pricing for a Service Facility with Congestion Penalties
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-04-06)
We consider the optimal pricing problem in a service facility in order to maximize its long-run average profit per unit time. We model the facility as a queueing process that may have finite or infinite capacity. Customers ...
Topics in Fractional Airlines
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-04-09)
Fractional aircraft ownership programs offer companies and individuals all the benefits of owning private jet, such as safety, consistency, and guaranteed availability, at a fraction of the cost of owning an aircraft. In ...
Dynamic Sequencing of Jobs on Conveyor Systems for Minimizing Changeovers
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-12-01)
This research investigates the problem of constrained sequencing of a set of jobs on a conveyor system with the objective of minimizing setup cost. A setup cost is associated with extra material, labor, or energy required ...
Design of cognitive work support systems for airline operations
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-08-20)
The thesis begins by examining the evolution of human performance modeling from the initial stimulus-response methods introduced during the industrial revolution to model factory worker productivity, continues with a ...
A robust approach for planning the strategic infrastructure of reverse production systems
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-08)
Emerging applications of OR/MS: emergency response planning and production planning in semiconductor and printing industry
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-08-17)
In this thesis, we study three emerging applications of OR/MS, namely, (i) disease spread modeling, intervention strategies, and food supply chain management during an influenza pandemic, (ii) the practical applications ...
On Linear Programming, Integer Programming and Cutting Planes
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-30)
In this thesis we address three related topic in the field of Operations Research. Firstly we discuss the problems and limitation of most common solvers for linear programming, precision. We then present a solver that ...
Applications of Decision Analysis to Health Care
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-12-06)
This dissertation deals with three problems in health care. In the first, we consider the incentives to change prices and capital levels at hospitals, using optimal control under the assumption that private payers charge ...
Evaluation and recommendation of storage space forecasting model(s)
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 1992-08)
The systems approach to warehouse planning and design
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 1967-12)