Linwei Xin

University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

DOWNLOADS
Rank 10,462

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 10,462

in Total Papers Downloads

8,506

SSRN CITATIONS
Rank 22,254

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 22,254

in Total Papers Citations

40

CROSSREF CITATIONS

17

Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Assortment Planning for Recommendations at Checkout under Inventory Constraints

Mathematics of Operations Research (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2023
Xi Chen, Will Ma, David Simchi-Levi and Linwei Xin
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Decision Risk and Operations, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,253 (31,226)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Loading...

revenue management; assortment optimization; personalized recommendation; online algorithms; competitive ratio

2.

The Benefits of Delay to Online Decision-Making

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2023
Yaqi Xie, Will Ma and Linwei Xin
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Decision Risk and Operations and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 984 (44,065)

Abstract:

Loading...

online decision-making, resource allocation, delay, batching, multisecretary problem, order fulfillment, multi-item order

3.

Multi-Item Online Order Fulfillment in a Two-Layer Network

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 20-41
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 01 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2022
Yanyang Zhao, Xinshang Wang and Linwei Xin
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Alibaba Group and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 972 (44,833)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

online retailing, multi-item order, order split, fulfillment, myopic policy, online algorithm, LP rounding, competitive ratio, front distribution center (FDC)

4.

AI vs. Human Buyers: A Study of Alibaba's Inventory Replenishment System

INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2023
Jiaxi Liu, Shuyi Lin, Linwei Xin and Yidong Zhang
Alibaba Group, Alibaba Group, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Alibaba Group
Downloads 656 (75,840)

Abstract:

Loading...

inventory, replenishment, lead time, deep reinforcement learning, fictitious play, Alibaba, COVID-19

5.

On the Performance of Tailored Base-Surge Policies: Theory and Application at Walmart.Com

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Dec 2017
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, George Washington University, @WalmartLabs, @WalmartLabs, KPMG and affiliation not provided to SSRNDiDi Research America
Downloads 598 (85,159)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Loading...

Dual-Sourcing, Inventory, Tailored Base-Surge, Lead Time, Random Capacity, Walmart, eCommerce

6.

Asymptotic Optimality of Constant-Order Policies in Joint Pricing and Inventory Control Models

Mathematics of Operations Research (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 May 2019 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2023
Xin Chen, Alexander Stolyar and Linwei Xin
Georgia Institute of Technology - H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 560 (92,498)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Loading...

joint pricing and inventory control, lead time, asymptotic optimality, constant-order policy, random yield, vanishing discount factor approach

7.

Designing Sparse Graphs for Stochastic Matching with an Application to Middle-Mile Transportation Management

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 07 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2023
National University of Singapore (NUS), University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Alibaba Group and Alibaba Group
Downloads 467 (115,492)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

8.

Dual-Sourcing, Dual-Mode Dynamic Stochastic Inventory Models: A Review

Invited book chapter for Research Handbook on Inventory Management
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2024
Linwei Xin and Jan A. Van Mieghem
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 425 (129,689)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Loading...

9.

Understanding the Performance of Capped Base-Stock Policies in Lost-Sales Inventory Models

Forthcoming in Operations Research, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 20-43
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2021
Linwei Xin
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 402 (137,581)
Citation 15

Abstract:

Loading...

inventory, lost-sales, lead time, capped base-stock policy, constant-order policy

10.

On a Deterministic Approximation of Inventory Systems with Sequential Service Level Constraints

Operations Research Forthcoming, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 20-44
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2020
Lai Wei, Stefanus Jasin and Linwei Xin
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 388 (143,139)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Loading...

inventory, service level constraints, lost-sales, deterministic approximation, linear programming, asymptotic optimality

11.

UCB-Type Learning Algorithms with Kaplan-Meier Estimator for Lost-Sales Inventory Models with Lead Times

Forthcoming in Operations Research
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 18 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2024
Chengyi Lyu, Huanan Zhang and Linwei Xin
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 379 (146,963)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

inventory, lost sales, lead time, censored demand, learning algorithm, capped base-stock policy, Kaplan-Meier estimator

12.

Error Noted in 'Robust Contract Designs: Linear Contracts and Moral Hazard' by Yu and Kong (2020)

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2023
Jingyuan Yang and Linwei Xin
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 367 (152,291)

Abstract:

Loading...

contract design, robustness, linear contract, risk-aversion, piecewise linear, parameter uncertainty

13.

Real-Time Omnichannel Fulfillment Optimization

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 30 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2023
Zuguang Gao, Zi Ling, Varun Gupta and Linwei Xin
University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 307 (184,405)

Abstract:

Loading...

omnichannel, order fulfillment, e-commerce, online algorithm, inventory protection, booking limit algorithm, competitive ratio

14.

1.79-Approximation Algorithms for Continuous Review Single-Sourcing Lost-Sales and Dual-Sourcing Inventory Models

Operations Research, Forthcoming, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 20-42
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Linwei Xin
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 247 (230,149)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Loading...

inventory, continuous review, lost-sales, dual-sourcing, capped policy, approximation algorithm, asymptotic analysis.

15.

Asymptotic Analysis of a Remanufacturing System with Non-Identical Lead Times

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2022
Linwei Xin and Jingyuan Yang
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 216 (261,651)

Abstract:

Loading...

remanufacturing, constant-order, threshold policy, asymptotic optimality, lead time, capped policy

16.

Real-Time Personalized Order Holding

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Dec 2023
Mohammad Reza Aminian, Will Ma and Linwei Xin
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Decision Risk and Operations and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 168 (327,785)

Abstract:

Loading...

order holding, consolidation, personalization, index-based policies, online algorithms, competitive ratio, e-commerce, fulfillment

17.

VC Theory for Inventory Policies

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Apr 2024 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2024
Yaqi Xie, Will Ma and Linwei Xin
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Decision Risk and Operations and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 117 (437,044)

Abstract:

Loading...

VC theory, Pseudo-dimension, data-driven algorithm design, generalization bound, estimation error, sample complexity, shattering, inventory, base-stock policy, (s,S) policy, less is more