Robert N. Boute

Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School

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Gent, BE-9000

Belgium

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Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

Can Deep Reinforcement Learning Improve Inventory Management? Performance on Dual Sourcing, Lost Sales and Multi-Echelon Problems

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2019
KU Leuven, Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), Students, Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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artificial intelligence, deep reinforcement learning, inventory control, dual sourcing, lost sales, multi-echelon

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Digital Operations: Autonomous Automation and the Smart Execution of Work

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 12 May 2020
Robert N. Boute and Jan A. Van Mieghem
Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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digital, automation, autonomous, smart, machine learning, artificial intelligence, operations

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Dual Sourcing and Smoothing Under Non-Stationary Demand Time Series: Re-Shoring with Speedfactories

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
Robert N. Boute, Stephen M. Disney and Jan A. Van Mieghem
Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School, Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Inventory Management, Order Smoothing, Order-Up-To Policy, Auto-Regressive Demand, Integrated Moving Average Demand, Global Outsourcing, Dual Sourcing, Z−transform

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Global Dual Sourcing and Order Smoothing: The Impact of Capacity and Leadtimes

Robert N. Boute, Jan A. Van Mieghem (2015) Global Dual Sourcing and Order Smoothing: The Impact of Capacity and Lead Times. Management Science 61(9):2080-2099. DOI: 10.1287/mnsc.2014.1992
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2015
Robert N. Boute and Jan A. Van Mieghem
Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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sourcing, inventory, stochastic, smoothing, Lagrange's inversion series

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Platform Flexibility Strategies: R&D Investment versus Production Customization Tradeoff

European Journal of Operational Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 May 2017 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2018
Catholic University of Lille - IESEG School of Management, Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Product Development, Platform, Flexibility, Newsvendor Networks, Customization

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Coordinating Lead-Time and Safety Stock Decisions in a Two-Echelon Supply Chain with Autocorrelated Consumer Demand

Katholieke Universiteit Department of Decision Sciences and Information Management Working Paper No. 1009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Jun 2010
Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School, Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School, KU Leuven, Research Center for Operations Management, Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Antwerp
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Production/Inventory System, Supply Chain Coordination, Lead-Time/Safety Stock Interaction, Operations/Marketing Interface

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Forecasting Spare Part Demand with Installed Base Information: A Review

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Jan 2018
Sarah Van der Auweraer, Robert N. Boute and A. A. Syntetos
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School and Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School
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spare parts, demand forecasting, literature review, maintenance, installed base

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Inventory Management Under Various Maintenance Policies. A Numerical Study in Close Collaboration with an OEM

KU Leuven Faculty of Economics and Business, KBI_1628
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Nov 2016
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE), Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School and KU Leuven, Research Center for Operations Management, Faculty of Economics and Business
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servitisation, advance demand information, maintenance, condition-based maintenance, spare parts inventory management

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Characterizing Order Processes of (s,S) and (r,nQ) Policies

KU Leuven - Faculty of Economics and Business Working Paper No. KBI_1309
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Jun 2013
KU Leuven, Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School, KU Leuven, Research Center for Operations Management, Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Antwerp
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Inventory policy, Batching, Bullwhip effect, Stochastic processes