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05.07.2017 | PhD Thesis

The three-dimensional rectangular Multiple Bin Size Bin Packing Problem with transportation constraints

A case study in the field of air transportation

26.04.2017 | PhD Thesis

Random projections for high-dimensional optimization problems

02.03.2017 | Research Paper

Block rearranging elements within matrix columns to minimize the variability of the row sums

Several problems in operations research, such as the assembly line crew scheduling problem and the k-partitioning problem can be cast as the problem of finding the intra-column rearrangement (permutation) of a matrix such that the row sums show …

01.03.2017 | Research paper

Heuristics and lower bounds for minimizing fuel consumption in hybrid-electrical vehicles

In hybrid electric vehicles, the electrical powertrain system has multiple energy sources that it can gather power from to satisfy the propulsion power requested by the vehicle at each instant. This paper focusses on the minimization of the fuel …

07.02.2017 | Research paper Open Access

Competitive multi-agent scheduling with an iterative selection rule

In this work we address a class of deterministic scheduling problems in which k agents compete for the usage of a single machine. The agents have their own objective functions and submit their tasks in successive steps to an external coordination …

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4OR is jointly published by the Belgian, French, and Italian Operations Research Societies. Published quarterly, the journal features high quality papers on the theory and application of operations research. Rapid dissemination of important results is a hallmark of the journal.

In addition to publishing original research findings, the journal publishes state-of-the-art surveys written by prominent researchers. The journal’s industry section features case studies as well as papers on operations research techniques in industry and on open industrial problems.

Educational papers help improve the quality of operations research teaching. The PhD section publishes selected abstracts of recent PhD theses defended in Belgian, French or Italian institutions, or of PhD theses defended by Belgian, French or Italian citizens.

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