Linwei Xin

University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Assortment Planning for Recommendations at Checkout under Inventory Constraints

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2021
Xi Chen, Will Ma, David Simchi-Levi and Linwei Xin
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,148 (28,571)
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revenue management; assortment optimization; personalized recommendation; online algorithms; competitive ratio

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

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

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The Benefits of Delay to Online Decision-Making

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2022
Yaqi Xie, Will Ma and Linwei Xin
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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online decision-making, resource allocation, delay, batching, multisecretary problem, order fulfillment, multi-item order

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

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 May 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2023
Xin Chen, Alexander Stolyar and Linwei Xin
Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 377 (120,398)
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joint pricing and inventory control, lead time, asymptotic optimality, constant-order policy, random yield, vanishing discount factor approach

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

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2022
Jiaxi Liu, Shuyi Lin, Linwei Xin and Yidong Zhang
Alibaba Group, Alibaba Group, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Alibaba Group
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inventory, replenishment, lead time, deep reinforcement learning, fictitious play, Alibaba, COVID-19

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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 327 (140,829)
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inventory, service level constraints, lost-sales, deterministic approximation, linear programming, asymptotic optimality

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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 301 (153,606)
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inventory, lost-sales, lead time, capped base-stock policy, constant-order policy

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

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Aug 2021
Jingyuan Yang and Linwei Xin
Tsinghua University - Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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contract design, robustness, linear contract, risk-aversion, piecewise linear, parameter uncertainty

10.

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

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Linwei Xin and Jan A. Van Mieghem
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 224 (206,333)
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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 223 (207,215)
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inventory, continuous review, lost-sales, dual-sourcing, capped policy, approximation algorithm, asymptotic analysis.

12.

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

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 18 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2022
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
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inventory, lost sales, censored demand, learning algorithm, capped base-stock policy, Kaplan-Meier estimator

13.

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

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Jun 2022
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
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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 Tsinghua University - Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management
Downloads 113 (363,390)

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

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Real-Time Omnichannel Fulfillment Optimization

Number of pages: 106 Posted: 30 Dec 2022
Zuguang Gao, Zi Ling, Varun Gupta and Linwei Xin
University of Chicago - Booth 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
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omnichannel, order fulfillment, e-commerce, online algorithm, inventory protection, booking limit algorithm, competitive ratio