Seminar on December 17 (online): Estimating Personalized Demand with Unobserved No-purchases using a Mixture Model: An Application in the Hotel Industry by Pelin Pekgün, University of South Carolina

17/12/2021 @ 13:30 – 15:30 – Speaker: Pelin Pekgün, University of South Carolina   Date & Time: December 17, 2021, Friday, 13:30   Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/6547746234?pwd=ZENZNWtCbUlQRjVMMVFneWtxZGlzZz09   Title: Estimating Personalized Demand with Unobserved No-purchases using a Mixture Model: An Application in the Hotel Industry   Abstract: Understanding the “true demand” of customers for a product is of critical importance in many […]

Seminar on December 10 (online): Analytics for Museums: Sequential Choices and Layout Optimization by Víctor Martínez de Albéniz, IESE

10/12/2021 @ 13:30 – 15:30 – Date & Time: December 10, 2021, Friday, 13:30 Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/6547746234?pwd=ZENZNWtCbUlQRjVMMVFneWtxZGlzZz09 Speaker: Víctor Martínez de Albéniz, IESE Title: Analytics for Museums: Sequential Choices and Layout Optimization Abstract: Museums, like other experiential services such as retail stores or amusement parks, aim at organizing their content in the most effective way to deliver an engaging experience to […]

Seminar on December 3 (online): Inefficiencies of Dynamic Pricing in Ride-hailing by Daniel Freund, MIT

03/12/2021 @ 17:00 – 19:00 – Speaker: Daniel Freund, MIT Date & Time: December 3, 2021, Friday, 17:00 Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/6547746234?pwd=ZENZNWtCbUlQRjVMMVFneWtxZGlzZz09 Abstract: Ride-hailing platforms update prices dynamically to efficiently balance supply and demand. But rapidly changing prices create incentives for riders to wait for high prices to drop. When supply builds up and prices do eventually drop, these patient customers may […]

Title: The set-valued Bellman principle(Face To Face)

03/12/2021 @ 13:30 – 15:30 – Speaker: Gabriela Kovacova Date & Time: December 3, 2021, Friday, 13:30 Place: EE – 01 Abstract: Dynamic programming and the Bellman equation have a variety of applications not only in finance, but in many other scientific fields as well. While multivariate problems of optimal control have been solved via dynamic programming in the past, an […]

Appointment Requests from Multiple Channels: Characterizing Optimal Set of Appointment Days to Offer with Patient Preferences

26/11/2021 @ 01:30 – 03:30 – Speaker: Lerzan Örmeci Date & Time: November 26, 2021, Friday, 13:30 Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/6547746234?pwd=ZENZNWtCbUlQRjVMMVFneWtxZGlzZz09 Abstract: We consider the problem of appointment scheduling for a physician or a diagnostic resource in a healthcare facility. Patients contact the facility either through a call center where patients are scheduled immediately, or through a website which produces a list […]

Seminar on November 19: Hospital-wide Inpatient Flow Optimization by Jean Pauphilet, London Business School

19/11/2021 @ 15:30 – Speaker: Jean Pauphilet   Date & Time: November 19, 2021, Friday, 13:30   Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/6547746234?pwd=ZENZNWtCbUlQRjVMMVFneWtxZGlzZz09   Title: Hospital-wide Inpatient Flow Optimization   Abstract: To improve quality and delivery of care, operations need to be coordinated and optimized across all services in real-time. We propose a multi-stage adaptive robust optimization approach combined with machine learning […]

Seminar on November 12 Title: Renewable, Flexible, and Storage Capacities: Friends or Foes?

12/11/2021 @ 17:00 – 19:00 – Speaker: Owen Wu, Indiana University Date & Time: November 12, 2021, Friday, 17:00 Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/6547746234?pwd=ZENZNWtCbUlQRjVMMVFneWtxZGlzZz09 Abstract: Over 97% of the power generation capacity to be installed from 2021 to 2050 in the U.S. is expected to be powered by wind, solar, and natural gas. Meanwhile, large-scale battery systems are planned to support the […]

Seminar on November 5 : Data-driven Dynamic Pricing and Ordering with Perishable Inventory in a Changing Environment by Jeannette Song, Duke University

05/11/2021 @ 16:00 – 18:00 – Speaker: Jeannette Song, Duke University   Date & Time: November 5, 2021, Friday, 16:00   Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/6547746234?pwd=ZENZNWtCbUlQRjVMMVFneWtxZGlzZz09   Title: Data-driven Dynamic Pricing and Ordering with Perishable Inventory in a Changing Environment   Abstract: We consider a grocery retailer selling a perishable product in a dynamic environment where consumers’ price sensitivity changes at unknown times […]

IE 590 Seminar on October 22 Topic Speaker: Tinglong Dai, Johns Hopkins University – Title: Does Transportation Mean Transplantation? Impact of New Airline Routes on Sharing of Cadaveric Kidneys (Online)

22/10/2021 @ 16:00 – 18:00 – Speaker: Tinglong Dai, Johns Hopkins University   Date & Time: October 22, 2021, Friday, 16:00   Join Zoom Meeting   https://zoom.us/j/6547746234?pwd=ZENZNWtCbUlQRjVMMVFneWtxZGlzZz09   Title: Does Transportation Mean Transplantation? Impact of New Airline Routes on Sharing of Cadaveric Kidneys   Abstract: Every year, nearly 5,000 patients die while waiting for kidney transplants, and yet an estimated 3,500 […]

M.S. THESIS PRESENTATION;Title: Meal Participation Prediction with Bayesian Hierarchical Models

01/10/2021 @ 08:30 – 09:30 – Time: Oct 1, 2021 08:30 AM Istanbul Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/6547746234?pwd=ZENZNWtCbUlQRjVMMVFneWtxZGlzZz09 Meeting ID: 654 774 6234 Passcode: 478379 M.S. THESIS PRESENTATION;Title: Meal Participation Prediction with Bayesian Hierarchical Models Abstract: Forecasting sales in the catering industry helps authorities to organize daily transactions efficiently to prevent both waste and business loss. In this study, we focused on […]