Jan 23, 2018

Call for Papers: Working Group "Logistics & Transportation" Meeting

The working group of the German Association for Operations Research on logistics and transportation meets on April 12th & 13th 2018 in Karlsruhe, Germany. Host of this year's meeting is INIT located in Karlsruhe. We invited abstracts (50-100 words) for an oral presentation at the meeting. Please send your abstract no later than 15th February to sven.mueller@hs-karlsruhe.de.

Jan 8, 2018

Presentation on Pilgrim Scheduling during Hajj

Presentation at RWTH Aachen University on Thursday 18. January 2018 16:15 (4:15PM) in C.A.R.L. H07. Organized by the Chair of Operations Research (M. Lübbecke).

The Hajj - the great pilgrimage to Makkah, Saudi Arabia - is one of the five pillars of the Islamic religion. With more than three million pilgrims performing Hajj rituals, it is also one of the largest pedestrian problems in the world.

Sep 18, 2017

Inaugural Lecture and Seminar on Choice-Based Optimization

Seminar on Choice-Based Optimization on Wednesday October18th, 2017 at Department of Transport Systems Management in the University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe.

Jun 20, 2017

Seminar on Choice-Based Optimization at CIRRELT

Seminar takes place Wednesday June, 21st 2017 in Salle / Room 5441 Pavillon André-Aisenstadt Université de Montréal.

Demand is an important quantity in many optimization problems, such as revenue management and supply chain management, for example. While some part of the literature considers demand as deterministic some reference assume demand to be stochastic.