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    • A real-time bus dispatching policy to minimize headway variance 

      Berrebi, Simon Jonas Youna (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-04-09)
      Transit agencies include buffer time in their schedules to maintain stable headways and avoid bus bunching. In this work, a real-time holding mechanism is proposed to dispatch buses on a loop-shaped route, solely based on ...
    • Aircraft Arrival Schedule Optimization for UPS Worldport 

      Chow, Diana; Ferguson, Stefan; Shah, Nirmit; Wykoff, Brandon; Kim, Sohyun; Le, Jianing; Chen, Yuelin; Wu, Zhixun (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-05-01)
      UPS Worldport is the world's largest package sorting facility. The team developed a flexible optimization model for aircraft arrival scheduling to address the problem of operational delays due to irregular volume inflow. ...
    • Airline crew pairing optimization problems and capacitated vehicle routing problems 

      Qiu, Shengli (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-04-11)
      Crew pairing and vehicle routing are combinatorial optimization problems that have been studied for many years by researchers worldwide. The aim of this research work is to investigate effective methods for solving large ...
    • Airline crew scheduling under uncertainty 

      Schaefer, Andrew James (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-12)
    • Algorithmic Framework for Improving Heuristics in Stochastic, Stage-Wise Optimization Problems 

      Choi, Jaein (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-11-24)
      Algorithmic Framework for Improving Heuristics in Stochastic, Stage-Wise Optimization Problems Jaein Choi 172 Pages Directed by Dr. Jay H. Lee and Dr. Matthew J. Realff The goal of this thesis is the ...
    • Approximation algorithms for multidimensional bin packing 

      Khan, Arindam (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-09-01)
      The bin packing problem has been the corner stone of approximation algorithms and has been extensively studied starting from the early seventies. In the classical bin packing problem, we are given a list of real numbers ...
    • Berth and quay crane scheduling: problems, models and solution methods 

      Ak, Aykagan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-11-17)
      A comprehensive study on berth and quay crane scheduling problems at container terminals at seaports is provided. Problems related to both multi-user terminals, where the terminal operator and liner carriers are different ...
    • Cache Sensitive Instruction Scheduling 

      Hardnett, Charles R.; Rabbah, Rodric Michel; Palem, Krishna V.; Wong, Weng Fai (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001)
      The processor speeds continue to improve at a faster rate than the memory access times. The issue of data locality is still unsolved, and continues to be a problem given the widening gap between processor speeds and ...
    • Collaborative Procurement and Due Date Management in Supply Chains 

      Savasaneril, Secil (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-11-19)
      In this thesis we analyze the procurement process of buyers and supply decisions of manufacturers. Companies are looking for ways to decrease their procurement costs, which account for a large percentage of the supply chain ...
    • Coordinated CPU and Event Scheduling for Distributed Multimedia Applications 

      Poellabauer, Christian; Schwan, Karsten; West, Richard (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001)
      Distributed multimedia applications require support from the underlying operating system to achieve and maintain their desired Quality of Service (QoS). This has led to the creation of novel task and message schedulers and ...
    • Cross-Layer Resource Allocation and Scheduling in Wireless Multicarrier Networks 

      Song, Guocong (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-07-15)
      The current dominate layered networking architecture, in which each layer is designed and operated independently, results in inefficient and inflexible resource use in wireless networks due to the nature of the wireless ...
    • Dead Timestamp Identification in Stampede 

      Harel, Nissim; Mandviwala, Hasnain A.; Knobe, Kathleen; Ramachandran, Umakishore (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002)
      Stampede is a parallel programming system to support computationally demanding applications including interactive vision, speech and multimedia collaboration. The system alleviates concerns such as communication, sync ...
    • Decision support system for masonry labor planning and allocation considering productivity and social sustainability 

      Florez, Laura (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-11-16)
      Masonry construction is labor-intensive. Processes involve little to no mechanization and require a large number of crews made up of workers with diverse skills, capabilities, and personalities. Relationships among crews ...
    • Dynamic Window-Constrained Scheduling for Multimedia Applications 

      West, Richard; Schwan, Karsten (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1998)
      Advances in network technologies have introduced opportunities for applications such as video conferencing, tele-medicine, and real-time multimedia applications. These applications require strict performance (or quality ...
    • Efficient pac-learning for episodic tasks with acyclic state spaces and the optimal node visitation problem in acyclic stochastic digaphs. 

      Bountourelis, Theologos (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-12-19)
      The first part of this research program concerns the development of customized and easily implementable Probably Approximately Correct (PAC)-learning algorithms for episodic tasks over acyclic state spaces. The defining ...
    • Fast switch scheduling in the multimedia router 

      Love, Damon S. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999-05)
    • Future aircraft networks and schedules 

      Shu, Yan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-07-08)
      This thesis has focused on an aircraft schedule and network design problem that involves multiple types of aircraft and flight service. First, this thesis expands a business model for integrating on-demand flight services ...
    • Harmony: an execution model for heterogeneous systems 

      Diamos, Gregory Frederick (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11-10)
      The emergence of heterogeneous and many-core architectures presents a unique opportunity to deliver order of magnitude performance increases to high performance applications by matching certain classes of algorithms to ...
    • A High-Level Framework for the Autonomous Refueling of Satellite Constellations 

      Salazar Kardozo, Alexandros (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-04-09)
      Satellite constellations are an increasingly attractive option for many commercial and military applications. They provide a robust and distributed method of accomplishing the goals of expensive monolithic satellites. Among ...
    • Home health care logistics planning 

      Bennett, Ashlea R. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-12-09)
      This thesis develops quantitative methods which incorporate transportation modeling for tactical and operational home health logistics planning problems. We define home health nurse routing and scheduling (HHNRS) problems, ...