Browsing by Author "Davis, Lauren B."
Authors:Davis, Lauren B.; Samanlıoğlu, Funda; Qu, Xiuli; Root, Sarah
Publisher and Date:(Elsevier Science Bv, 2013)This research proposes a stochastic programming model to determine how supplies should be positioned and distributed among a network of cooperative warehouses. The model incorporates constraints that enforce equity in service while also considering traffic congestion resulting from possible evacuation behavior and time constraints for providing effective response. We make use of short-term information (e.g. hurricane forecasts) to more effectively preposition supplies in preparation for their ...
Authors:Osman, Mojahid Saeed; Ram, Bala; Bhadury, Joy; Stanfield, Paul; Davis, Lauren B.; Samanlıoğlu, Funda
Publisher and Date:(IEEE, 2009)The problem of transportation in a disaster area can be seen broadly as having two aspects: (a) moving people and materials out of an area and (b) moving people and materiel into the same area. The common thread here is the use of a limited set of surface and air transportation gateways into and out of the area. The distributed routing problem here is that of assigning one from among the limited set of gateways to various transportation requests in real-time while maximizing some measure of success ...
Authors:Osman, Mojahid Saeed; Ram, Bala; Stanfield, Paul; Samanlıoğlu, Funda; Davis, Lauren B.; Bhadury, Joy
Publisher and Date:(Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2010)We address the implementation of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to support and manage durable products over their entire lifecycle with a focus on optimising the RFID tagging system. We develop general models that optimise the placement of RFID tags on an end product and its components the allocation of the data on tags and the selection of RFID tags and their configuration. The primary criteria for optimisation are to maximise the value of RFID data and to minimise the total ...