Suresh Sethi

University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management

Eugene McDermott Chair

800 W. Campbell Road, SM30

Richardson, TX 75080-3021

United States

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“  Currently I am working on epidemic control papers including Covid-19, optimal incentive programs to encourage adoption of electric vehicles, supply chain management papers with encroachment, inventory papers with learning, and dynamic sales-advertising problems including the Sethi Advertising Model.  ”

Scholarly Papers (444)

1.

A Survey of Stackelberg Differential Game Models in Supply and Marketing Channels

Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 385-413, December 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 14 May 2019
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of California, Riverside (UCR), University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
Downloads 1,545 (16,967)
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Stackelberg differential games, supply chain management, marketing channels, open-loop equilibria, feedback policies, channel coordination, optimal control

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Extension of the Miller and Modigliani Theory to Allow for Share Repurchases

Mathematical Finance Letters, 2017, 2017:3 ISSN 2051-2929
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 1,143 (26,522)

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valuation; share price; dividend approach; cash flow approach; MM theory; share repurchase

3.

Flexibility in Manufacturing: A Survey

International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 2, pp. 289-328, 1990
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2014
Andrea Sethi and Suresh Sethi
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 1,095 (28,266)
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Flexibility, Manufacturing flexibility, Operations management, Operations strategy

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Integrated Marketing Communications in Markets with Uncertainty and Competition

Automatica, Vol. 45, pp. 601-610, 2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2010
Ashutosh Prasad and Suresh Sethi
University of California, Riverside (UCR) and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 966 (33,753)
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Advertising, Dynamics, Budgeting, Integrated Marketing Communications, Decisions under Uncertainty, Dynamic Optimization

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Top or regular influencer? Contracting in live-streaming platform selling

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2022
Anyan Qi, Suresh Sethi, Liqun Wei and Jianxiong Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Tianjin University - College of Management and Economics and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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influencer, contract, capacity investment, asymmetric information, signaling

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Building Brand Awareness in Dynamic Oligopoly Markets

Management Science, Vol. 54, No. 1, pp. 129-138, January 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 08 May 2014
Prasad A. Naik, Ashutosh Prasad and Suresh Sethi
University of California, Davis, University of California, Riverside (UCR) and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 806 (43,417)
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marketing, competitive strategy, advertising, media, Kalman filter, dynamic games, differential games, Nash equilibrium, Optimal control, Sethi model, Feedback Nash, competative advertising model, car companies data from Italy

7.

Optimal Consumption and Investment with Bankruptcy

Suresh Sethi, OPTIMAL CONSUMPTION AND INVESTMENT WITH BANKRUPTCY, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston MA, 1997, 428 pages.
Number of pages: 444 Posted: 10 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2017
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Consumption and Investment problem, Portfolio and Consumption problem, bankruptcy, subsistence consumption, minimal consumption, borrowing constraints, stochastic optimal control, martingale problems, optimal stopping problems, Risk aversion measures, financial engineering

8.

A Tutorial on Optimal Control Theory

INFOR, Vol. 19, No. 4, p. 279-291, November 1981
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2014
Suresh Sethi and Gerald L. Thompson
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Carnegie Mellon University
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Optimal control, dynamic systems, Maximum principle, economic interpretation

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Channel Coordination with a Risk-Neutral Supplier and a Downside-Risk-Averse Retailer

Production & Operations Management, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 80-89, 2005
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2008
Xianghua Gan, Suresh Sethi and Houmin Yan
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) - School of Business Administration, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management
Downloads 471 (86,101)
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supply chain management, coordination, risk sharing, downside risk, value at risk,operations management, risk management

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Contracting and Coordination Under Asymmetric Production Cost Information

Production and Operations Management, 21(2)345-260
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2012
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) - School of Business Administration and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Asymmetric Information, Type-dependent reservation profits, Type-independent reservation profits, Coordination, Supply Contract, Adverse Selection, Contract theory

11.

Competitive Advertising Under Uncertainty: A Stochastic Differential Game Approach

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 123, No. 1, pp. 163-185, October 2004
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 13 May 2009
Ashutosh Prasad and Suresh Sethi
University of California, Riverside (UCR) and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 445 (92,069)
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Advertising, advertising budgeting, competitive strategy, stochastic differential game, stochastic calculus, duopoly, stochastic differential equations, Ito equations, dynamic programming, the Sethi model, Nash equilibrium

12.

A Stock Market Model

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2009
Myron Gordon and Suresh Sethi
University of Toronto and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 443 (92,539)
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stock market, portfolio-consumption policy, investment-consumption problem, simulation, Keynesian, neoclassical, bankruptcy, capital markets, financial engineering

13.

Optimal Cash Management under Uncertainty

Operations Research Letters, Vol. 37, pp. 425-429, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 438 (93,727)

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Cash management, stochastic control, maximum principle, risky assets

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A Note on Merton's 'Optimum Consumption and Portfolio Rules in a Continuous-Time Model'

Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 395-401, 1988
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2014
Suresh Sethi and Michael I. Taksar
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Mathematics (Deceased)
Downloads 427 (96,598)
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Consumption/portfolio problem, investment-consumption problem, dynamic programming, stochastic control, R. C. Merton

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Applications of Mathematical Control Theory to Finance: Modeling Simple Dynamic Cash Balance Problems

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Vol. 5, No. 4/5, pp. 381-394, 1970
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2014
Suresh Sethi and Gerald L. Thompson
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Carnegie Mellon University
Downloads 425 (97,125)

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control theory, cash balance problems, the maximum principle, free-end point problems, adjoints, economic interpretations, finacial engineering

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Seeing is Believing: Does Live Streaming E-commerce Make Brands More Shoppable?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Feb 2022
Lina Zhang, Suresh Sethi and Yumeng Zhang
Nottingham University Business School China, Ningbo, China, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Queen Mary University of London - School of Business and Management
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live-streaming channel, social influence, entertainment quality, transformative marketing, news vendor, multi-channel management

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Dynamic Pricing and Advertising for Web Content Providers

European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 197, No. 3, pp. 924-944, September 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2014
Subodha Kumar and Suresh Sethi
Temple University - Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 384 (109,169)
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Pricing, revenue, advertising, optimal control theory, web contents

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Cooperative Advertising and Pricing in a Dynamic Stochastic Supply Chain: Feedback Stackelberg Strategies

Production and Operations Management, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 78-94, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2009
Xiuli He, Ashutosh Prasad and Suresh Sethi
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of California, Riverside (UCR) and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 370 (113,790)
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Co-op Advertising, Cooperative advertising, Sales-Advertising Dynamics, Differential Games, Sethi Model, Distribution Channel, Stackelberg equilibrium, Feedback Stackelberg strategy, Sales-advertising model, advertising participation rate, optimal advertising, optimal pricing

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Harvesting Altruism in Open-Source Software Development

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 118, No. 2, August 2003
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Ernan Haruvy, Ashutosh Prasad and Suresh Sethi
McGill University, University of California, Riverside (UCR) and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 356 (118,781)
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Open source, pricing, altruism, optimal control, software management, the maximum principle, chattering control

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Optimal Advertising and Pricing in a New-Product Adoption Model

Journal of Optimization Theory & Applications, Vol. 139, No. 2, pp. 351-360, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 01 May 2014
Suresh Sethi, Ashutosh Prasad and Xiuli He
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of California, Riverside (UCR) and University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Downloads 350 (121,042)
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new-product adoption model, durable goods model, pricing, advertising, optimal control

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A Review of Stackelberg Differential Game Models in Supply Chain Management

Proceedings of the Fourth IEEE International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management, China, June 9-11, 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2009
Xiuli He, Genaro Gutierrez and Suresh Sethi
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 347 (122,191)

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differential games, Stackelberg equilibrium, supply chain management, coordination, pricing

22.

Dynamic Optimization of an Oligopoly Model of Advertising

UTD School of Management Working Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2008
Ashutosh Prasad and Suresh Sethi
University of California, Riverside (UCR) and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 345 (122,928)
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Advertising, Oligopoly, Differential games, Optimization

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A Survey of the Maximum Principles for Optimal Control Problems with State Constraints

SIAM Review, Vol. 37,No. 2, pp. 181-218, 1995
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 06 May 2017
R. F. Hartl, Suresh Sethi and Raymond Vickson
University of Vienna, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Waterloo - Department of Management Sciences
Downloads 341 (124,591)
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optimal control; calculus of variations; maximum principles; state constraints; control constraints; mixed constraints; necessary conditions; sufficient conditions; jump conditions; adjoint variables

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Inventory Models with Continuous and Poisson Demands and Discounted and Average Costs

Production & Operations Management, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 279-293, 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2008
Ernst Presman and Suresh Sethi
Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 329 (129,433)

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(s, S) policy, stochastic inventory model, EOQ model, compound Poisson process, average discounted-cost formula, dynamic programming, quasi-variational inequality

25.

A Two-Stage Newsvendor Problem with a Service Constraint

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Jul 2008
Alain Bensoussan, Qi Feng and Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 324 (131,530)
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Inventory, newsvendor problem, service constraint, forecast update, two-stage ordering

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Optimal Pricing and Advertising Policies for Web Services

Proceedings of the 14th Annual Workshop On Information Technologies and Systems (WITS), December 2004, Washington D.C., USA, pp. 104-109.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2014
Subodha Kumar, Yung-Ming Li and Suresh Sethi
Temple University - Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 319 (133,597)

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Optimal Control Theory, E-Commerce, Web Services, Advertising, Subscription

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Optimal Control of the Vidale-Wolfe Advertising Model

Operations Research, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 998-1013, 1973
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 11 May 2011
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 316 (134,943)

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The Vidale-Wolfe Advertising Model,Optimal Control, Advertising, maximum principle, Green's theorem, singular control, dynamics

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Optimal Ordering Policies for Stochastic Inventory Problems with Observed Information Delays

Production and Operations Management, Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 546-559, 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2009
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Information delay, partial observations, stochastic inventory problem, incomplete information, base-stock policy, dynamic programming, sufficient statistic, destination and origin determined dynamic delays, Information flow crossing

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Optimal Just-in-Time Schedules for Flexible Transfer Lines

International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 137-154, April 1994
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2009
Wieslaw Kubiak and Suresh Sethi
University of Toronto and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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just-in-time production, flexible transfer lines, mixed-model assembly lines, assignment problem,JIT production system

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Commitment-Penalty Contracts in Drop-Shipping Supply Chains with Asymmetric Demand Information

European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 204, pp. 449-462, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2010
Xianghua Gan, Suresh Sethi and Jing Zhou
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) - School of Business Administration, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte
Downloads 289 (148,241)
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contracts, dropshipping, supply chain, asymmetric information, commitment-penalty contract

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Forecast, Solution, and Rolling Horizons in Operations Management Problems: A Classified Bibliography

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 25-43, Winter 2002
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
Suresh Chand, Vernon Hsu and Suresh Sethi
Purdue University, George Mason University - School of Business and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 286 (149,812)
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Multiperiod Problems, Forecast Horizons, Rolling Horizons, Decision Horizons, Planning Horizons, Solution Horizons, Forecasting, Lot Size Models, Operations Management

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Optimal Pricing and Advertising in a Durable-Good Duopoly

European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 200, No. 2, pp. 486-497, January 2010
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 28 May 2010
University of Central Florida, University of California, Riverside (UCR) and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 284 (150,884)
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Optimal Control, Dynamic programming, Game theory, Differential games, Pricing, Advertising, Nash equilibrium, the Sethi model, Durable goods, Innovative products

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Coordination of Supply Chains with Risk-Averse Agents

Production & Operations Management, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 135-149, 2004
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2008
Xianghua Gan, Suresh Sethi and Houmin Yan
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) - School of Business Administration, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management
Downloads 282 (151,941)

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supply chain management, Pareto-optimality, coordination, risk aversion, Nash Bargaining solution, operations management

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Analysis of Product Rollover Strategies in the Presence of Strategic Customers

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 May 2011 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2019
Chao Liang, M. Çakanyıldırım and Suresh Sethi
China Europe International Business School, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 279 (154,114)
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product rollover, strategic customers, product cannibalization, dynamic pricing, rational expectation equilibrium, new product introduction, product innnovation

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Coordination Mechanism for the Supply Chain with Leadtime Consideration and Price-Dependent Demand

European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 203, No. 1, pp. 70-80, May 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 28 May 2010
affiliation not provided to SSRN, City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Institute of Textiles and Clothing and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 269 (159,303)

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Supply chain coordination, lead-time, information updating, return policy, newsvendor problem, risk and profit sharing, price dependent demand

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Reforming Global Supply Chain Operations Management under Pandemics: The GREAT-3Rs Framework and Research Agenda

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Apr 2021
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Institute of Textiles and Clothing
Downloads 266 (161,773)

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COVID-19, pandemics, global supply chain management, operations management, literature review

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A Proof of the EOQ Formula Using Quasi-Variational Inequalities

International Journal of Systems Science, Vol. 29, No. 11, pp. 1295-1299, 1998
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
Dirk Beyer and Suresh Sethi
M-Factor, Inc. and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 255 (168,098)

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EOQ, Square root formula, quasi-variational inequalities, inventory model, lotsize model, lotsize formula

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Filtering for Discrete-Time Markov Processes and Applications to Inventory Control with Incomplete Information

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF NONLINEAR FILTERING, D. Crisan and B. Rozovsky, eds., Chapter 18, pp. 500-525, Oxford University Press, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2012
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 236 (181,121)
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Filtering, inventory control, optimal control, adaptive control, unnormalized probability, Kalman filter, Zakai equation, partial observations, incomplete information

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Innovative Quick Response Programs: A Review

International Journal of Production Economics, 127(1), 2010, 1-12.
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2014
Tsan-Ming Choi and Suresh Sethi
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Institute of Textiles and Clothing and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 224 (190,248)
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Quick response, supply chain management, information management, advance demand information, multiple delivery modes, forecast updates

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The Genuine Savings Criterion and the Value of Population in an Economy with Endogenous Fertility Rate

OPTIMAL CONTROL OF AGE-STRUCTURED POPULATIONS IN ECONOMY, DEMOGRAPHY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT, R. Boucekkine, pp. 20-44, N. Hritonenko, Y. Yatsenko, eds., Taylor & Francis, UK, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2014
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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savings, genuine savings, green gross national product, population policy, value of the population, economic growth, optimal control, phase diagram, dynamic programming, Maximum principle

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Analysis of a Duopoly Supply Chain and its Application in Electricity Spot Markets

Annals of Operation Research, Vol. 135, No. 1, 2005
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 01 May 2014
Suresh Sethi, Houmin Yan and Hanqin Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences
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demand allocation, game theory, information updates, dynamic programming, deregulated energy market

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Are Base-Stock Policies Optimal in Inventory Problems with Multiple Delivery Modes?

OPERATIONS RESEARCH, Vol. 54, No. 4, pp. 801-807, July-August 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2009
Qi Feng, Houmin Yan, Hanqin Zhang and Suresh Sethi
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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inventory models, inventory/production, uncertainty, multiple delivery modes, base-stock policies,dynamic programming

Optimal Consumption and Portfolio Decisions with Partially Observed Real Prices

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 215-236, 2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2009
Alain Bensoussan, Jussi Keppo and Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, National University of Singapore - NUS Business School and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Optimal Consumption and Investment, Inflation, Stochastic Control with partial observations, Separation Principle, Zakai Equation

Optimal Consumption and Portfolio Decisions with Partially Observed Real Prices

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 215-236, April 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Alain Bensoussan, Jussi Keppo and Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, National University of Singapore - NUS Business School and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Procurement Flexibility under Price Uncertainty

McCombs Research Paper Series No. IROM-04-091, INNOVATIVE QUICK RESPONSE PROGRAMS IN LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, T.C. Edwin Cheng, Tsan-Ming Choi, eds., Spring 2009
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2009
Qi Feng and Suresh Sethi
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 216 (196,986)
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Procurement Flexibility, Price Risk-Sharing, Capacity, Base-Stock Policy

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Optimal Allocation of Effort to Software Maintenance: A Queuing Theory Approach

Production and Operations Management, Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 506-515, 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2011
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Temple University - Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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MG1, software maintenance, Queuing Theory, N-policy, batching, resource allocation

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Achieving a Long-Term Service Target with Periodic Demand Signals: A Newsvendor Framework

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Forthcoming, McCombs Research Paper Series No. IROM-10-09
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 28 May 2010
Alain Bensoussan, Qi Feng and Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 213 (199,516)
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Inventory models, newsvendor problem, service constraint, Kuhn-Tucker conditions, Two-stage newsvendor, forecast updates, aggregate service target, long-term service level, infinite-dimensional problem, Chance constraints

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Inventory Models with Alternative Delivery Lead Times, Demand Backlogging, and Priority Rules

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
Haifeng Wang, Houmin Yan and Suresh Sethi
Tsinghua University - Department of Automation, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 210 (202,174)
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Inventory Models, Lead times, backloggging, priority rules, customer classes, FCFS, make-to stock, make-to-order, two critical number policies

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Optimality and Nonoptimality of the Base-Stock Policy in Inventory Problems with Multiple Delivery Modes

Journal of Industrial And Management Optimization, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 19-42, February 2006
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Feb 2008
Qi Feng, Houmin Yan, Hanqin Zhang and Suresh Sethi
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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inventory models, inventory/production, uncertainty, multiple delivery modes, base-stock policies,dynamic programming

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K-Convexity in Rn

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications,Vol. 127, No. 1, October 2005
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Feb 2008
Guillermo Gallego and Suresh Sethi
HKUST and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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K-convexity, inventory models, (s, S) policy, supermodular functions

50.

Optimal Control of an Oligopoly Model of Advertising

Proceedings of the 13th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, INCOM 2009, UC Davis Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 11-09
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 Apr 2009
Ashutosh Prasad, Suresh Sethi and Prasad A. Naik
University of California, Riverside (UCR), University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of California, Davis
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Sethi model, advertising, dynamic games, game theory, differential games, optimal control, close-loop Nash equilibrium, oligopoly, Feedback Nash equilibrium

51.

Site-to-Store or Store-to-Site? Application of One-Way Transshipment in Dual-Channel Retailing

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Chao Liang, Suresh Sethi and Jun Zhang
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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multi-channel retailing, channel integration, newsvendor networks, transshipment

52.

When Does the Share Price Equal the Present Value of Future Dividends? A Modified Dividend Approach

Economic Theory, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 307-319, 1996
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2010
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Dividend approch, financial valuation, Miller-Modigliani theory, share price, cash flow approach, partial equilibrium, MM theory, Valuation of firms, Cash flow approach, Arbitrage, Infinite horizon firms, Share repurchase, Dividend policy

53.

A Comparison of the Ito and Stratonovich Formulations of Problems in Finance

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control,Vol. 3, pp. 343-356, November 1981
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
Suresh Sethi and John P. Lehoczky
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Carnegie Mellon University
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Option pricing, Black-Scholes, Ito Calculus, Stratonovich Calculus, finance

54.

Partially Observed Inventory Systems: The Case of Zero-Balance Walk

SIAM Journal on Control & Optimization, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 176-209, 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2009
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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inventory models, incomplete information, partially observed systems, optima control, zero-balance walk, inventory control, feedback policy, lost sales case

55.

Integrating Equipment Investment Strategy with Maintenance Operations under Uncertain Failures

McCombs Research Paper Series No. IROM-12-09
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2011
Alain Bensoussan, Qi Feng and Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Maintenance and replacement, optimal control, impulse control, equipment investment; stopping time; variational inequality, reliability, hazard rate, the Kamien-Schwartz model, dynamic programming, chain of machines model

56.

A Note on a Planning Horizon Model of Cash Management

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 659-664, 1971
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2009
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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cash management, cash management, decision horizon, forecast horizon, cash balance problem, financial engineering

57.

Cooperative Advertising in a Dynamic Retail Market Duopoly

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2010
Anshuman Chutani and Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Cooperative advertising, Nash differential game, Stackelberg differential game, sales-advertising dynamics, Sethi model, feedback Stackelberg equilibrium, retail level competition, channel coordination, Robinson-Patman act

58.

Feedback Stackelberg Solutions of Infinite-Horizon Stochastic Differential Games

In Models and Methods in Economics and Management Sciences, Essays in Honor of Charles S. Tapiero, Fouad El Ouardighi and Konstantin Kogan (Eds.), Series 6161, Vol. 198, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2014, 3-15.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2014
Alain Bensoussan, Shaokuan Chen and Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Differential games, feedback Stackelberg equilibrium, Riccati equation, infinite horizon

59.

A Multiperiod Newsvendor Problem with Partially Observed Demand

Mathematics of Operations Research, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 322-344, May 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2014
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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unobserved unmet demand; Markovian demand; newsvendor problem, dynamic programming, inventroy models, partially observed systems, incomplete information, base stock policy, myopic policy

60.

Dynamic Slotting and Pricing Decisions in a Durable Product Supply Chain

Journal of Optimization Theory & Applications, Vol. 137, No. 2, pp. 363-379, 2008
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2009
Xiuli He and Suresh Sethi
University of North Carolina at Charlotte and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Stackelberg differential games, the Bass model, pricing, slotting, supply chain management, open-loop policies, durable products

61.

Information Updated Supply Chain with Service-Level Constraints

Journal of Industrial And Management Optimization, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 513-531, November 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2008
Suresh Sethi, Houmin Yan, Hanqin Zhang and Jing Zhou
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte
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supply chain, information update, customer service level,dynamic programming, forecasting, signalling,

62.

Two-Stage Pricing for Custom-Made Products

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2011
Ernan Haruvy, Tao Li and Suresh Sethi
McGill University, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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marketing, pricing, games, custom-made products, personalized products, two-stage pricing, quality, product quality, Nash equilibrium, time inconsistency, substitutes, complements, commitment, no commitment, consumer surplus, service management, capacity constraints, multi-agent systems

63.

Optimality of an (s, S) Policy with Compound Poisson and Diffusion Demands: A Quasi-Variational Inequalities Approach

SIAM Journal on Control & Optimization, Vol. 44, No. 5, pp. 1650-1676, 2006
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2008
Alain Bensoussan, R. H. Liu and Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Dayton - Department of Mathematics and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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(s, S) policy, compound Poisson process, diffusion process, economic order quantity model, impulse control, quasi-variational inequalities, stochastic inventory model, EOQ Model

64.

Bayesian and Adaptive Controls for a Newsvendor Facing Exponential Demand

Risk and Decision Analysis, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 197-210, 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 01 May 2014
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Consistent estimators, censored data, Bayesian control, adaptive control, Newsvendor model, unnormalized probability, optimal control, incomplete information, partial observations

65.

Open Source Development with a Commercial Complementary Product or Service

Production and Operations Management, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 29-43, January-February 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2014
Ernan Haruvy, Suresh Sethi and Jing Zhou
McGill University, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte
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Pricing, Optimal control, Open Source, Network Externalities, complementary product or service

66.

Generic and Brand Advertising Strategies in a Dynamic Duopoly

Marketing Science, Vol. 24 , No. 4, pp. 556-568, Fall 2005
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2009
Deceased, University of Central Florida, University of California, Riverside (UCR) and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Advertising, Generic Advertising, Brand Advertising, duopoly, dynamic model, optimal control, differential games, Nash equilibrium. Feedback Nash, marketing mix

67.

Competition with Open Source as a Public Good

Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 199-211, February 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2014
McGill University, University of California, Riverside (UCR), University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Chongqing University - College of Economics and Business Administration
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Differential Games, Public Goods, Open source, Software, Nash equilibrium, Two point boundary Value Problems, Optimal control, welfare maximization

68.

Evaluating Long-Term Service Performance in Two-Stage Newsvendor Models

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2014
Alain Bensoussan, Qi Feng and Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Newsvendor Model, inventory model, service measures, forecast updates, Two-stage newsvendor model, fill rate

69.

A Supply Chain with a Service Requirement for Each Market Signal

Production and Operations Management, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 322-342, May-June 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Feb 2008
Houmin Yan, Hanqin Zhang, Suresh Sethi and Jing Zhou
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte
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supply chain, information update, customer service level, dynamic programming, forecasting, signalling, coordiantion

70.

Dynamic Pricing, Procurement, and Channel Coordination with Stochastic Learning

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Xiuli He, Tao Li and Suresh Sethi
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 168 (248,354)
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Learning curve, learning-by-doing, pricing, inventory management, channel coordination, revenue sharing contracts

71.

Deterministic and Stochastic Optimization of a Dynamic Advertising Model

Optimal Control Applications and Methods, Vol. 4, No. 2 , pp. 179-184, 1983
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2021
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Stochastic control, sales advertising dynamics, Sethi advertising model, Sethi model, Vidale-Wolfe advertising model, optimal feedback advertising control

72.

An Incomplete Information Inventory Model with Presence of Inventories or Backorders as Only Observations

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2019
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Sonora - Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Richmond - Robins School of Business, Management Department
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Inventory model, partial observations, incomplete information, stochastic control, dynamic programming, infinite dimensional spaces, contraction mapping, fixed point

73.

An Analysis of Staged Purchases in Deregulated Time-Sequential Electricity Markets

Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 443-463, November 2005
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 13 May 2009
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences
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Energy markets, Elecricity Markets, Deregulation, demand allocation, auction, time-sequential electricity markets

74.

Optimal Investment Policy: An Application of Stokes' Theorem

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 229-233, February 1976
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 01 May 2014
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Stokes' theorem, mathematical economics, optimal investment of resources, bang-bang control, singular arc

75.

A Survey of Management Science Applications of the Deterministic Maximum Principle

TIMS Studies in the Management Sciences, Vol. 9, pp. 33-67, 1978
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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maximum principle, management science, finance, production, marketing, cash balance problems, optimal financing problems, production and inventory problems, machine replacement problems, optimal advertising problems

76.

Buyback Contracts with Price-Dependent Demands: Effects of Demand Uncertainty

European Journal of Operational Research 239 (2014) 663–673
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Institute of Textiles and Clothing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Center for Forecasting Science; Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences
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buyback contract, supply chain coordination

77.

Inventory Control with a Cash Register: Sales Recorded but Not Demand or Shrinkage

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Jul 2011
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Houston - Department of Decision & Information Sciences
Downloads 154 (264,314)
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inventory/production, uncertainty, dynamic programming/optimal control, Markov, Stochastic Models

78.

Advertising Competition with Market Expansion for Finite Horizon Firms

Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1-19, February 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2008
Deceased, University of Central Florida, University of California, Riverside (UCR) and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Advertising, Generic Advertising, Brand Advertising, duopoly, dynamic model, optimal control, differential games, Nash equilibrium. Feedback Nash, marketing mix

79.

Retail Competition and Cooperative Advertising

Operations Research Letters, Vol. 39, No. 1, p. 11-16
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 May 2010 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2011
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of Central Florida, University of California, Riverside (UCR) and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Differential games, Distribution channels, Cooperative advertising, Retail competition, Subsidy rate, Advertising, Retailing, Stackelberg game, Feedback Stackelberg equilibrium, Nash-Stackelberg differential games

80.

Optimality of (s, S) Policies in Inventory Models with Markovian Demand

Operations Research, Vol. 45, No. 6, pp. 931-939, 1997
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2014
Suresh Sethi and Feng Cheng
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and IBM Research
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dynamic inventory model, Markov chain, (s, S) policy, optimization, dynamic programming, Markovian demand, Markov modulated demand, production scheduling, overhead costs

81.

Nobel Laureates’ Contributions to and Impacts on Operations Management

Production and Operations Management, 2022, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Apr 2022
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Florida International University (FIU), University of Texas at San Antonio - Department of Finance and University of Nebraska at Kearney
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Operation Management, Supply Chain Management, POM, Nobel Prize, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

82.

Optimality of State-Dependent (s, S) Policies in Inventory Models with Markov-Modulated Demand and Lost Sales

Production and Operations Management, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 183-192, 1999
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 May 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2009
Feng Cheng and Suresh Sethi
IBM Research and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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dynamic inventory model, Markov chain, (s, S) policy, lost sales, optimization, dynamic programming, Markovian demand, Markov modulated demand

83.

Robustness of Supply Chain Coordination Contracts: Taxonomy, Examples, and Structural Results

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2015
Meng Lu, Suresh Sethi and Houmin Yan
A.C. Nielsen, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management
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supply chain contracts, coordination, consistency, robustness

84.

On the Interaction between Demand Substitution and Production Changeovers

Manufacturing, Services and Operations Management, Vol. 12, No. 4, , pp. 682-691, Fall 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Information Systems & Operations Management, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Texas A&M University
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Multiperiod Problems; Forecast Horizons; Rolling Horizons, Decision Horizons, Planning Horizons, Solution Horizons, Forecasting, Dynamic Lot Size Models, Operations Management, Production changeover, demand substitution, downward substitution, product substitution, polynomial algorithm

85.

Censored Newsvendor Model Revisited with Unnormalized Probabilities

Journal of Industrial Management and Optimization, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2009
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Unnormalized probabilities, Unobserved unmet demand, Newsvendor problem, dynamic programming, infinite dimensional spaces, incomplete information, partially obsereved systems, optimal control

86.

Mitigating Supply Uncertainty: The Interplay between Diversification and Pricing

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Sep 2014
Tao Li, Suresh Sethi and Jun Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 147 (274,423)
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supply uncertainty, supply diversification, supply reliability, pricing

87.

Optimality of Zero-Inventory Policies for an Unreliable Manufacturing System Producing Two Part Types

Dynamics of Continuous Discrete and Impulsive Systems: Series A - Mathematical Analysis, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 485-496, 1998
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Apr 2008
Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences and University of Georgia - Department of Mathematics
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Dynamic programming, manufacturing systems, long-run average cost minimization, zero-inventory policy, just-in-time policy

88.

Periodic-Review Inventory Model with Three Consecutive Delivery Modes and Forecast Updates

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 124, No. 1, pp. 137-155, January 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2014
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, HKUST, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences
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Inventory management, multiple delivery modes, forecast updates, base-stock policy, dynamic programming

89.

How Does Pricing Power Affect a Firm's Sourcing Decisions from Unreliable Suppliers?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2011
Tao Li, Suresh Sethi and Jun Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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supplier diversification, pricing power, random yield, stochastic order

90.

Optimal Policies for the Sizing and Timing of Software Maintenance Projects

European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 173, No. 3, pp. 1047-1066, 2006, McCombs Research Paper Series No. IROM-11-08
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2008
Qi Feng, Vijay Mookerjee and Suresh Sethi
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Software maintenance, Dynamic programming, Threshold policy, optimal timing

91.

Supply Diversification with Responsive Pricing

Production and Operations Management, Vol. 22, No. 2, March–April 2013, pp. 447–458
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 May 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2014
Tao Li, Suresh Sethi and Jun Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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diversification, correlated suppliers, responsive pricing

92.
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i3: Incomplete Information Inventory Models

Decision Line, Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 16-19, October 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2014
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Inventory management, Inventory control, incomplete information, partially observed inventory, partially observed demand, basestock, (s,S) policy, un-normalized probability, transaction errors, yield.

I3: Incomplete Information Inventory Models

Decision Line, October 2010, pp. 16-19.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 Jan 2019
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Inventory management, Inventory control, incomplete information, partially observed inventory, partially observed demand, basestock, (s,S) policy, un-normalized probability, transaction errors, yield.

93.

Optimal Maintenance and Replacement of Extraction Machinery

Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 May 2008 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2014
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Chongqing University - College of Economics and Business Administration and University of Toronto
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maintenance and replacement, optimal control, the maximum principle, extraction, mining equipment, extraction machinery

94.

Co-op Advertising in Dynamic Retail Oligopolies

Decision Sciences, Vol. 42, No. 4, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2011
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of Central Florida, University of California, Riverside (UCR) and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Co-op Advertising, Subsidy Rate, Marketing Channels, Stackelberg Differential, Retail Competition, Supply Chain, optimal control, dynamic programming, Hierarchical games

95.

Average Cost Optimality in Inventory Models with Dynamic Information Delays

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2011
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Zhejiang University--School of Management and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences
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dynamic information delays, partial observations, stochastic inventory, base stock policies, average cost optimality, ergodic problem, vanishing discount approach

96.

Optimal Savings and the Value of Population

Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 104, No. 47, pp.18421-18426, November 20, 2007
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2008
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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economic growth, optimal control, phase diagram, dynamic programming, optimal savings, genuine savings

97.

Linear Quadratic Differential Games with Mixed Leadership: The Open-Loop Solution

Numerical Algebra, Control and Optimization, Volume 3, Number 1, March 2013, pp. 95-108
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Mar 2014
Alain Bensoussan, Shaokuan Chen and Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Differential games, Stackelberg equilibria, mixed leadership, Riccati equations, two-point boundary value problems

98.

Dynamic Optimization of Software Enhancement Effort

16th Annual Workshop On Information Technologies and Systems, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, December 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2013
Subodha Kumar, Yonghua Ji, Denny Yeh and Suresh Sethi
Temple University - Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, University of Alberta - Department of Accounting, Operations & Information Systems, Fu-Jen Catholic University and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Software enhancement, optimal control theory, software features, dynamic optimization

99.

Differential Games with Mixed Leadership: The Open-Loop Solution

Applied Mathematics and Computation, 217, 2010, 972-979.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 31 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2020
Tamer Basar, Alain Bensoussan and Suresh Sethi
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Differential games, Stackelberg-Nash solution, mixed leadership games, two-point boundary value problems, Stackelberg games, multi-leader multi follower games, hierarchical games, open-loop solution, linear-qudratic differential games

100.

Application Development Using Fault Data

Production and Operations Management, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 162-174, March-April 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2014
Qi Feng, Vijay Mookerjee and Suresh Sethi
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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software development, threshold policy, fault threshold, release-based policy, fault growth model, dynamic programming

101.

A Theory of Rolling Horizon Decision Making

Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 29, No. 1, December 1991
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 07 May 2014
Suresh Sethi and Gerhard Sorger
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Vienna - Faculty of Business, Economics, and Statistics
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rolling horizon, stochastic dynamic optimization, dynamic programming, forecast horizons, decision horizons, planning horizons, forecasting

102.

Nobel Laureate Harry Markowitz: Creator of the Modern Portfolio Theory

Management and Business Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, Spring 2021
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 04 Nov 2021
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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103.

Optimal Ordering Policies for Inventory Problems with Dynamic Information Delays

Production and Operations Management,Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 241-256, March-April 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2014
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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dynamic information delays, partial observations, stochastic inventory problem, base-stock policy, (s, S) policy, inventory models, incomplete information, sufficient statistics

104.

Minimum Average Cost Production Planning in Stochastic Manufacturing Systems

Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences, Vol. 8, No. 7, pp. 1251-1276, November 1998
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
Suresh Sethi, Hanqin Zhang and Qing Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences and University of Georgia - Department of Mathematics
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Dynamic programming, manufacturing systems, long-run average cost minimization, unreliable machines, production planning

105.

Explicit Solution of a General Consumption/Investment Problem

Mathematics of Operations Research, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 261-294, May 1986
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2015
Columbia University - Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Mathematical Sciences
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Mutual fund theorem,investment-consumption problem, consumption/portfolio problem, dynamic programming, stochastic control, bankruptcy,Brownian motion

106.

A Note on 'The Censored Newsvendor and the Optimal Acquisition of Information'

Operations Research, Vol. 57, No. 3, pp. 791-794, May-June 2009
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2009
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Inventory/production: unknown demand, lost sales, censoring, optimal policies, partial observations, incomplete demand information, Bayesian approach, myopic policy, unnormalized probability, dynamic programming, infinite dimensional state space, optimal control

107.

A Survey of Stackelberg Differential Game Models in Supply and Marketing Channels: An Erratum

Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 2, p. 255, 2008
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 05 Nov 2008
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of California, Riverside (UCR), University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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Stackelberg differential games, supply chain management, marketing channels, open-loop equilibria, feedback policies, channel coordination, optimal control

108.

Inventory Models with Fixed Costs, Forecast Updates, and Two Delivery Modes

Operations Research, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 321-328, March-April 2003
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2011
Suresh Sethi, Houmin Yan and Hanqin Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences
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dynamic inventory model,(s, S) policy, optimization, dynamic programming, Markovian demand, production scheduling, overhrad costs, multiple delivery modes, fixed cost, forecast updates

109.

Stochastic Multi-Product Inventory Models with Limited Storage

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 111, No. 3, pp. 553-588, December 2001
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2009
Dirk Beyer, Suresh Sethi and R. Sridhar
M-Factor, Inc., University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Multiproduct inventory model, warehousing constraints, dynamic programming, finite and infinite horizons, generalized base-stock policies, myopic policies, substitute property

110.

Robustness of Various Production Control Policies in Semiconductor Manufacturing

Productions and Operations Management, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 171-183, Summer 2000
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Feb 2008
Houmin Yan, Sheldon Lou and Suresh Sethi
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, Independent and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Simulation, Kanban, Two-Boundary Control, Push and Pull Production Policies, Re-Entrant Shop, Semiconductor Manufacturing, Robust Policies, Two-Boundry Control Policies, WIP, Wafer Fabrication

111.

Dynamic Optimal Control Models in Advertising: A Survey

SIAM Review, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 685-725, 1977
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2010
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Dynamic advertising models, optimal control, optimal advertising

112.

An Extension of 'Dividend Policy, Growth, and the Valuation of Shares' by Miller and Modigliani

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2020
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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113.

Forecast and Rolling Horizons Under Demand Substitution and Production Changeovers: Analysis and Insights

Johnson School Research Paper Series No. 23-2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2011
University of Delhi, University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Information Systems & Operations Management, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Multiperiod Problems, Forecast Horizons, Rolling Horizons, Decision Horizons, Planning Horizons, Solution Horizons, Forecasting, Dynamic Lot Size Models, Operations Management, Production changeover, demand substitution, downward substitution, product substitution, polynomial algorithm

114.

Inventory Control Driven by Demand Data: Optimality and Computation of Base Stocks

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2021
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Natural Sciences & Mathematics, & (ICDRiA), University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75080-3021 and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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stochastic dynamic programming, unnormalized probabilities, demand learning, base stock policy, random demands

115.

The Maximum Principle for Global Solutions of Stochastic Stackelberg Differential Games

SIAM Control and Optimization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2015
Alain Bensoussan, Shaokuan Chen and Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Stackelberg differential game, maximum principle, forward-backward stochastic differential equation, Riccati equation

116.

Competing with Bandit Supply Chains

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Sep 2012
Meng Li, Suresh Sethi and Jun Zhang
University of Houston - Department of Decision & Information Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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bandit, competition, price, quality, feature, supply chain

117.

Foreword to Handbook of Niche Marketing: Principles & Practice

IN TEVFIK DALGIC, HANDBOOK OF NICHE MARKETING: PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE, BEST BUSINESS BOOKS, The Haworth Reference Press, New York, 2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Niche Marketing, buzz, marketing strategy

118.

Economic Evaluation of Systems that Expedite Inventory Information

Production and Operations Management Society, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 360-368, May-June 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Feb 2008
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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economic evaluation, information delays,delay evaluation,base-stock policy, partially observed inventory, incomplete information, sufficient statistics, RFID, radio frequency identification tags

119.

Partially Observed Inventory Systems: The Case of Rain Checks

SIAM Journal of Control and Optimization, 47(5), 2008, 2490-2519
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2020
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Sonora - Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Richmond - Robins School of Business, Management Department
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Partially Observed Systems, inventroy control, Rain Checks, incomplete information, lost sales, optimal control, incomplete information, feedback policy, dynamic programming, unnormalized probability, infinite dimensional space

120.

On the Optimal Control of Partially Observed Inventory Systems

Comptes Rendus de l'Academié des Sciences, Ser. Paris, Ser. I 341, pp. 419-426, 2005
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2008
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Optimal Control, Inventory models, Partially Observed Systems, unnormalized probabilities, infinite dimensional systems, conditional distributions, incomplete information

121.

Optimal Advertising and Pricing in a Dynamic Durable Goods Supply Chain

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Anshuman Chutani and Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Cooperative advertising, Stackelberg diff erential game, Nash di fferential game, sales-advertising dynamics, feedback Stackelberg equilibrium, Durable goods

122.

Optimal Pricing of a Personalized Product

Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, January 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 01 May 2014
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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personalized product, pricing, salvage loss, customized product, sensitivity analysis

123.

Capacity and Production Decisions in Stochastic Manufacturing Systems: An Asymptotic Optimal Hierarchical Approach

Production and Operations Management, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 367-392, Fall 1992
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Feb 2008
Michael I. Taksar, Qing Zhang and Suresh Sethi
University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Mathematics (Deceased), University of Georgia - Department of Mathematics and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Hierarchical Decision Making, Capacity Expansion, Production Planning, Dynamic Progrramming, Markov Processes, Near-Optimal Decisions

124.

Inventory Problems with Partially Observed Demands and Lost Sales

Journal of Optimization Theory & Applications, Vol. 136, No. 1, January 2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2014
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Sonora - Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Dallas and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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inventory models, partially observed systems, incomplete information, lost sales

125.

Optimality of (s, S) Policies for a Stochastic Inventory Model with Proportional and Lump-Sum Shortage Costs

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2019
Lakdere Benkherouf and Suresh Sethi
Kuwait University - College of Science and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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inventory control, impulse control, quasi-variational inequality

126.

Promoting Electric Vehicles: Reducing Charging Inconvenience and Price via Station and Consumer Subsidies

Production and Operations Management (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2021
University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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government subsidies, convex charging inconvenience, electric vehicles

127.

The Branding Effect of Sponsored Search Advertising: Value-per-Click vs. Value-per-Impression

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2018
School of Management, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, University of Arizona - Department of Management Information Systems, Pennsylvania State University and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Sponsored Search Advertising, Branding Effect, Direct Response, Advertising Decisions, Budget Decisions

Optimal Enhancement and Lifetime of Software Systems: A Control Theoretic Analysis

Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2014
University of Alberta - Department of Accounting, Operations & Information Systems, Temple University - Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Fu-Jen Catholic University
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Software enhancement, lifetime, features, replacement, optimal control theory

Optimal Enhancement and Lifetime of Software Systems: A Control Theoretic Analysis

Production and Operations Management, Vol. 20, Issue 6, 2011, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-653
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
University of Alberta - Department of Accounting, Operations & Information Systems, Temple University - Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Fu-Jen Catholic University
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software enhancement, lifetime, features, replacement, optimal control theory

129.

Optimal Ordering Policy and Value of Information under Delayed Lost Sales Observations

McCombs Research Paper Series No. IROM-05-09
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2009
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Inventory, newsvendor problem, partial observation, lost sales, incomplete demand information, dynamic programming, delayed observations

130.

A Periodic Review Inventory Model with Demand Influenced by Promotion Decisions

Management Science, Vol. 45, No. 11, pp. 1510-1523, November 1999
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 May 2008 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2008
Feng Cheng and Suresh Sethi
IBM Research and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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dynamic inventory model, promoton decisions, base stock type policy, optimization, dynamic programming, Markovian decision process, production scheduling

131.

On Throughput Maximization in Constant Travel-Time Robotic Cells

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 296-312, Fall 2002
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Information Systems & Operations Management, Texas A&M University and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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maufacturing; robotic cell; identical parts; polynomial time algorithm

132.

A Dynamic Lot Size Problem with Multiple Customers: Customer-Specific Shipping and Backlogging Costs

IIE Transactions, Vol. 39, No. 11, November 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 May 2009
Purdue University, George Mason University - School of Business, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
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Dynamic lot sizing model, dynamic programming, forecast horizon, multiple customers

133.

Sequencing of Parts and Robot Moves in a Robotic Cell

International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 331-358, June 1992
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Texas A&M University, University of Vienna - Faculty of Business, Economics, and Statistics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Toronto
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Scheduling, Robotic cells, Cyclic production, 1-unit cycles, Sequencing robot moves, Computational complexity, NP-hard

134.

A Survey of Stochastic Inventory Models with Fixed Costs: Optimality of (s, S) and (s, S)-Type Policies

Forthcoming in Production and Operations Management.
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 10 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2022
Sandun C. Perera and Suresh Sethi
University of Nevada, Reno - College of Business Administration and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Discrete-time inventory models, continuous-time inventory models, optimality of (s, S)-type policies, discounted-cost criterion, average-cost criterion.

135.

Causality Analysis and Multivariate Autoregressive Modelling with an Application to Supermarket Sales Analysis

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 3, November 1981, pp. 267-298.
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2014
Peter Caines, C. W. Keng and Suresh Sethi
Independent, University of Toronto and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Causality, Causality detection, Autoregressive modelling, Multiple causality, Simultaneous equations, Akaike's criterion, Supermarket sales analysis, Canadian supermarket data, multivariate stochastic processes

136.

Optimality of Base-Stock and (s, S) Policies for Inventory Problems with Information Delays

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 130, No. 2, pp. 153-172, August 2006
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2008
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Information delay, partial observations, stochastic inventory problem, incomplete information, base-stock policy, dynamic programming, sufficient statistic

137.

The Dynamic Lot Size Model with Stochastic Demands: A Decision Horizon Study

INFOR, Vol. 26, Issue 3, pp. 213-224, 1988
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Sita Bhaskaran and Suresh Sethi
University of Pittsburgh and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Decision horizon, forecast horizon, stochastic demands, concave cost, dynamic lot size model, Wagner Whitin algorithm

138.

Contingent Sourcing Under Supply Disruption and Competition

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2014
Bo He, Varun Gupta and Suresh Sethi
Chongqing University - School of Economy and Business Administration, University of Texas at Dallas and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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contingent sourcing, supply disruption, game theory, risk management

139.

Optimal Policies for Inventory Systems with Piecewise-Linear Concave Ordering Costs

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Jun 2020
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, The University of Texas at Dallas, The University of Texas at Dallas and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Generalized (S, S) Policy, Inventory-Production, Stochastic, Dynamic Programming-Optimal Control, Applications, Functional Bellman Equation, Quantity Discounts, Contraction Mapping

140.

Optimal Consumption-Investment Decisions Allowing for Bankruptcy: A Survey

WORLDWIDE ASSET AND LIABILITY MODELING, W.T. Ziemba, J.M. Mulvey, eds., pp. 387-426, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K., 1998
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Consumption and Investment problem, Portfolio and Consumption problem, bankruptcy, subsistence consumption, minimal consumption, borrowing constraints, stochastic optimal control, martingale problems, optimal stopping problems, Risk aversion measures, Open Research Problems, financial engineering

141.

The Machine Maintenance and Sale Age Model of Kamien and Schwartz Revisited

Management Science, Vol. 53, No. 12, pp. 1964-1976, December 2007
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2009
Alain Bensoussan and Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Maintenance and replacement, optimal control, variational inequality, stochastic processes, the Kamien-Scwwartz model, machine replacement

142.

Optimal and Hierarchical Controls in Dynamic Stochastic Manufacturing Systems: A Survey

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 133-170, Spring 2002, ITORMS (Interactive Transactions of OR/MS), Vol. 3, No. 2, 2000
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 05 Nov 2008
Suresh Sethi, Houmin Yan, Hanqin Zhang and Qing Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences and University of Georgia - Department of Mathematics
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manufacturing, hierarchical systems, dynamic programming, dynamic jobshops, optimal control, stochastic optimal control, operations and marketing, hierarchical decomposition, asymptotic optimality, averaging principle, multi time scale systems

143.

Average Cost Optimality in Inventory Models with Markovian Demands and Lost Sales

ANALYSIS, CONTROL AND OPTIMIZATION OF COMPLEX DYNAMIC SYSTEMS, E.K. Boukas, R. P. Malhame, eds., Chapter 1, pp. 3-23, Springer, 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2014
Dirk Beyer and Suresh Sethi
M-Factor, Inc. and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Dynamic inventory model, lost sales, Markov chain, dynamic programming, infinite

144.

Hierarchical Production Planning in a Stochastic Manufacturing System with Long-Run Average Cost: Asymptotic Optimality and Error Bounds

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Apr 2008
Suresh Sethi, Hanqin Zhang and Qing Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences and University of Georgia - Department of Mathematics
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Stochastic manufacturing system, hierarchical control, dynamic programming, viscosity solution, convergence rate, error bound, ergodic problem, long-run average cost

145.

Scheduling in Production, Supply Chain and Industry 4.0 Systems by Optimal Control: Fundamentals, State-of-the-Art, and Applications

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2020
Independent, ITMO University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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optimal program control, deterministic control, maximum principle, scheduling, attainable sets, algorithms

146.

Existence and Uniqueness of a Solution of a Partially Observed Stochastic Control Problem

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2011
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Houston - Department of Decision & Information Sciences
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inventory/production, uncertainty, dynamic programming/optimal control, Markov, Stochastic Models

147.

Exclusive or Non-exclusive? Wanghong’s Choice of Advertising Modes under Limited Time

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Dec 2021
Yangyang Xie, Suresh Sethi, Lijun Ma and Zhiyuan Chen
University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) - School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Shenzhen University and Wuhan University - Economics and Management School
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Wanghong; advertising mode choice; time allocation

148.

Peeling Layers of an Onion: Inventory Model with Multiple Delivery Modes and Forecast Updates

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 108, No. 2, pp. 253-281, February 2001
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 01 May 2014
Suresh Sethi, Houmin Yan and Hanqin Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences
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forecast revisions, multiple delivery modes, stochastic optimization, base-stock policy, inventory models, Peeling Layers of an Onion, Forecast Updates, dynamic programming

149.

Optimality of Base Stock Policy under Unknown Demand Distributions: New Results and a New Method

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Natural Sciences & Mathematics, & (ICDRiA), University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75080-3021 and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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dynamic learning, dynamic programming, Bellman equation, unnormalized probabilities, base stock policy, computational procedures.

150.

A Production-Inventory Problem under an Energy Buy-Back Program

IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 395-406, July 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
Frank (Youhua) Chen, Suresh Sethi and Hanqin Zhang
City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences
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Production-inventory model, (s; S) policy, dynamic programming, electricity use in production, energy buy-back program

151.

Optimal Firm Contributions to Open Source Software

MANAGEMENT SCIENCE AND ECONOMICS, Christophe Deissenberg and Richard F. Hartl, eds., pp. 197-212, Springer, 2005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2008
McGill University, University of California, Riverside (UCR), University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Chongqing University - College of Economics and Business Administration
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Open sourcd software, dynamic games, game theory, differential games, optimal control, close-loop Nash equilibrium, software quality

152.

Simultaneous Optimization of Preventive Maintenance and Replacement Policy for Machines: A Modern Control Theory Approach

AIIE Transactions, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 156-163, June 1973
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Optimization, Preventive Maintenance, Replacement Policy, Modern Control Theory

153.

Finite Production Rate Inventory Models with Increasing Production Cost

Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 401-414, 1983
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Suresh Chand and Suresh Sethi
Purdue University and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Multiperiod Problems, Forecast Horizons, Rolling Horizons, Decision Horizons, Planning Horizons, Solution Horizons, Forecasting, Lot Size Models, Operations Management, inventory models

154.

Sequencing and Scheduling in Robotic Cells: Recent Developments

Journal of Scheduling, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 387-426, October 2005
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 May 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Information Systems & Operations Management, Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Texas A&M University
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Scheduling, Robotic cells, Cyclic production, 1-unit cycles, Sequencing robot moves, Computational complexity, NP-hard, manufacturing, flexible manufacturing

155.

Optimal Production Planning in a Stochastic N-machine Flowshop with Long-Run Average Cost

Mathematics and Its Applications to Industry, pp. 121-140, 2000
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Apr 2008
Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences and University of Georgia - Department of Mathematics
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Production Planning, Optimal Control, Stochastic Manufacturing System, Long-Run Average Cost, Dynamic Programming, Ergodic Problem, Feedback Controls, Flowshop

Computation of Approximate Optimal Policies in a Partially Observed Inventory Model with Rain Checks

Automatica, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2020
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Richmond - Robins School of Business, Management Department
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partially observed inventory, rain checks, Chebyshev polynomials, Fast Fourier Transforms, incomplete inventory information. rain checks, inventory models, partially observed systems, dynamic programming

Computation of Approximate Optimal Policies in a Partially Observed Inventory Model With Rain Checks

Bensoussan, Alain & Çakanyildirim, Metin & Sethi, Suresh & Shi, Ruixia, Computation of Approximate Optimal Policies in Partially Observed Inventory Model With Rain Checks. Automatica, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2020
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Partially Observed Inventory, Rain Checks, Chebyshev Polynomials, Fast Fourier Transforms

157.

Dynamic Optimal Control Models in Advertising: Recent Developments

Management Science, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 195-226, 1994
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 11 May 2017
Gustav Feichtinger, R. F. Hartl and Suresh Sethi
Vienna University of Technology - Institute for Econometrics, Operations Research and Systems Theory, University of Vienna and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Advertising, optimal control, dynamic models, pricing, marketing mix, competition,Sethi model, Nerlove-Arrow model, Vidale-Wolfe model, sales-advertising response

158.

A Note on Modeling Simple Dynamic Cash Balance Problems

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Vol. 8, No. 4, 1973
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2009
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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cash balance problems, the maximum principle, optimal control problems, two-point boundary value problem, state constraints, cash management, financial engineering

159.

Control of an Epidemic With Endogenous Treatment Capability Under Popular Discontent and Social Fatigue

Production and Operations Management (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2022
ESSEC Business School, Tel Aviv University and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Epidemic, Lockdown, Quarantine, Secured social interactions, Isolation, Health infrastructures, Treatment, SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19 pandemic

160.

Efficient Algorithms for Flexible Job Shop Scheduling with Parallel Machines

Naval Research Logistics, 2020
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
University of Toronto, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Texas A&M University
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flexible job shop scheduling; makespan; approximation algorithm; absolute worst-case error bound

161.

Inventory Models with Markovian Demands and Cost Functions of Polynomial Growth

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 98, No. 2, pp. 281-323, August 1998
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2008
Dirk Beyer, Suresh Sethi and Michael I. Taksar
M-Factor, Inc., University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Mathematics (Deceased)
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Dynamic inventory models - Markov chains - dynamic programming, finite horizon, infinite horizon , cyclic demand, (s, S)-policy, inventory models, Markov process, cost with polynomial growth, average cost, ergodic problem, base-stockpolicy, incomplete information, partial observations

162.

Sourcing Contract Under Countervailing Incentives

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Mar 2019
Qi Feng, Xianghua Gan and Suresh Sethi
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) - School of Business Administration and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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supply contract, adverse selection, supply chain efficiency, type-dependent reservation profit, countervailing incentives

163.

Optimal Production Control of a Failure-Prone Machine

Annals of Operations Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 28 May 2009
E. Khmelnitsky, Ernst Presman and Suresh Sethi
Tel Aviv University, Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Optimal Control, production control, inventory model, unreliable machine, threshold control, variational analysis

164.

Optimal Equity and Financing Model of Krouse and Lee: Corrections and Extensions

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 487-505, 1978
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2009
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Optimal Financing, optimal control, Miller-Modigliani theory, finacing mix, the maximum principle, retained earnings, equtiy financing, financial engineering

165.

Computational Evaluation of Hierarchical Production Control Policies for Stochastic Manufacturing Systems

Operations Research, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 258-274, March-April 1997
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
Chand Samaratunga, Suresh Sethi and Xun Yu Zhou
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Toronto
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Production Planning, Hierarchical Controls, Stochastic Manufacturing System, Dynamic Programming, Asymptotic Optimality, Open-Loop Controls, Feedback Controls, Error Bounds, Computational Evaluations, Just-in-time inventory management, two-boundary controls, Kanban controls, CONWIP

166.

A Note on Modeling Simple Dynamic Cash Balance Problem: Errata

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Vol. 13, No. 3, 1978
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2009
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Cash balance problems, cash management, optimal control, maximum principle, state constraints, financial engineering

A Stochastic Extension of the Miller-Modigliani Framework

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 57-76, October 1991
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
Suresh Sethi, N. A. Derzko and John P. Lehoczky
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Toronto and Carnegie Mellon University
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Miller-Modigliani theory, MM theory, partial equilibrium, dividend approach, cash-flow approach, share price, value of firm, stochastic process, stochastic firm, risk neutrality, risk aversion, share repurchase, financial valuation, infinite horizon firm

A Stochastic Extension of the Miller-Modigliani Framework

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 1, Issue 4, pp. 57-76, October 1991
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Apr 2008
Suresh Sethi, N. A. Derzko and John P. Lehoczky
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Toronto and Carnegie Mellon University
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168.

Scheduling in Dual Gripper Robotic Cells for Productivity Gains

IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 324-341, June 2001
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Ottawa and Texas A&M University
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Scheduling, Robotic cells, Cyclic production, 1-unit cycles, Sequencing robot moves, Dual Gripper, Productivity gains

169.

Contract Preference of an Online Intermediary in the Presence of Online Reviews and Cross-Channel Spillover

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2022
South China University of Technology, South China University of Technology - School of Business Administration (SBA), South China University of Technology - School of Business Administration (SBA), University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, EMLYON Business School and Nottingham University Business School
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live-streaming channel, social influence, entertainment quality, transformative marketing, newsvendor, multi-channel management

170.

Innovative Service Operations for Survivals of SMEs under COVID-19: Two Cases in Hong Kong

Forthcoming in IEEE Engineering Management Review
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jan 2021
Tsan-Ming Choi and Suresh Sethi
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Institute of Textiles and Clothing and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Operations strategies, COVID-19, cases, SMEs

171.

Feedback Stackelberg-Nash Equilibria in Mixed Leadership Games with an Application to Cooperative Advertising

SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Volume 57, Issue 5
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2020
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Insurance, School of Decision Sciences, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong and The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Department of Statistics
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Stackelberg differential game, Nash differential game, feedback solution, cooperative advertising

172.

Multi-Period Lot-Sizing with Stationary Demand: Extension to Forecast Horizons

Handbook of EOQ Inventory Problems: Stochastic and Deterministic Models and Applications (Choi ed.), Springer, New York, 2013, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jan 2013
Suresh Chand and Suresh Sethi
Purdue University and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Multi-period Lot-sizing, Stationary Demand, Extension to Forecast Horizons

173.

Scheduling of a Job Shop with Two Machine Centers Having Parallel Machines

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Sep 2010
University of Toronto, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Texas A&M University
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scheduling, job shop, two machine centers, parallel machines

174.

Scheduling Multiple Parts in a Robotic Cell Served by a Dual-Gripper Robot

Operations Research, Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 65-82, January-February 2004
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
Texas A&M University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science
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Scheduling, Robotic cells, Cyclic production, 1-unit cycles, Sequencing robot moves, Computational complexity, NP-hard

175.

Scheduling Dual Gripper Robotic Cell: One-Unit Cycles

European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 171, No. 2, pp. 598-631, June 2006
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Texas A&M University
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Scheduling, Robotic cells, Cyclic production, 1-unit cycles, Sequencing robot moves

176.

Optimal Feedback Controls in Dynamic Stochastic Jobshops

MATHEMATICS OF STOCHASTIC MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS; LECTURES IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS, G. Yin, Q. Zhang, eds., Vol. 33, pp. 235-252, American Mathematical Society, 1997
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Jan 2009
Ernst Presman, Suresh Sethi and Wulin Suo
Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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Production planning, Optimal control, Dynamic programming, state constraints, feedback controls, inventory problem, jobshop, piecewise deterministic processes

177.

Christmas Toy Manufacturer's Problem: An Application of the Stochastic Maximum Principle

Opsearch, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 161-173, 1977
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Mar 2011
Suresh Sethi and Gerald L. Thompson
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Carnegie Mellon University
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Stochastic Maximum Principle

178.

The Classical Average-Cost Inventory Models of Iglehart and Veinott-Wagner Revisited

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 101, No. 3, pp. 523-555, June 1999
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2008
Dirk Beyer and Suresh Sethi
M-Factor, Inc. and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Dynamic inventory models, long-run average costs, (s, S) policy, infinite horizon, stationary analysis, dynamic programming, Veinott and Wagner, Iglehart

179.

Co-op advertising in a dynamic three-echelon supply chain

Kennedy, A. P., S. P. Sethi, C. C. Siu, S. C. P. Yam (2021) ``Co-op advertising in a dynamic three-echelon supply chain. Forthcoming in Production and Operations Management, available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3575061
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 May 2020 Last Revised: 19 May 2021
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Statistics, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Insurance, School of Decision Sciences, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong and The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Department of Statistics
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cooperative advertising, sales-advertising dynamics, the Sethi model, differential games, linear and isoelastic demands.

180.

Average Cost Optimality in Inventory Models with Markovian Demands: A Summary

Proceedings of the MSOM Conference, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA, 1996
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2009
Dirk Beyer and Suresh Sethi
M-Factor, Inc. and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Inventory model, dynamic programming, average cost optimality, Markovian demand, (s, S) policy, State-dependent (s, S) policy

181.

Forecast Horizons for a Class of Dynamic Lot-Size Problems under Discrete Future Demand

Operations Research, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 688-702, July-August 2007
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2009
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Information Systems & Operations Management, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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inventory/production, planning horizons, programming, integer, applications

182.

Discrete Forecast Horizons for Two-Product Variants of the Dynamic Lot-Size Problem

International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 120, pp. 430-436, 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2009
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Information Systems & Operations Management, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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183.

Existence and Derivation of Forecast Horizons in a Dynamic Lot Size Model with Nondecreasing Holding Costs

Production and Operations Management, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 212-224, Spring 1992
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Feb 2008
Stanislaw Bylka and Suresh Sethi
Polish Academy of Sciences and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Forecast Horizons, Solution Horizons, Decision Horizons, Dynamic Lot Size Model, Graph Theory, Wagner-Whitin Algorithm, Inventory Theory, Dynamic Programming, Fowrard Algorithm

184.

Pollution Abatement Using Cap-and-Trade in a Dynamic Supply Chain and its Coordination

Transportation Research Part E, 158, February 2022 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2022
Xinyu Wang, Suresh Sethi and Shuhua Zhang
Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Tianjin University of Finance and Economics
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Abatement investment; cap-and-trade scheme; stochastic permit price; supply chain coordination; social welfare.

185.

A Hold-Up Problem With Behavioral Considerations

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2020
Ernan Haruvy, Elena Katok, Zhongwen Ma and Suresh Sethi
McGill University, University of Texas at Dallas, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Dynamic Psychological Game; Hold-Up Problem; Incomplete Contract; Vengeance; Handshake

186.

Online Platform Service Investment: A Bane or a Boon for Supplier Encroachment

International Journal of Production Economics, 2021.
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Mar 2021
Xuefeng Zhang, Guo Li, Mengqi Liu and Suresh Sethi
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Texas at Dallas, Hunan University - Business School and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Platform service supply chain; Service platform; Retail service investing; Supplier encroachment; Channel selection

187.

A Responsive-Pricing Retailer Sourcing From Competing Independent and Correlated Suppliers Facing Disruptions

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Dec 2020
Xi Shan, Tao Li and Suresh Sethi
Bemidji State University, Santa Clara University and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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188.

Return Strategy and Pricing in a Dual-Channel Supply Chain

International Journal of Production Economics, 215, 153-164, 2019
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
Guo Li, Suresh Sethi, Lin Li and Xu (Gavin) Guan
University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Beijing Institute of Technology and School of Management, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
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Direct Channel, Indirect Channel, Return Policy, Perceived Value of Return Policy, Game Theory

189.

Hierarchical Production Controls in a Stochastic Two-Machine Flowshop with a Finite Internal Buffer

IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 1-13, February 1997
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Jan 2009
Suresh Sethi, Qing Zhang and Xun Yu Zhou
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Georgia - Department of Mathematics and University of Toronto
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Production Planning, Hierarchical Controls, Stochastic Manufacturing System, Dynamic Programming, Asymptotic Optimality, Open-Loop Controls, Feedback Controls, Error Bounds, Discrete event systems, stochastic optimal control.

190.

Near Optimization of Dynamic Systems by Decomposition and Aggregation

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 99, No. 1, pp. 1-22, October 1998
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2009
Suresh Sethi and Qing Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Georgia - Department of Mathematics
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Optimal control, dynamic systems, decomposition, aggregation, near optimization

191.

Average Cost Optimal Policy for a Stochastic Two-Machine Flowshop with Limited Work-in-Process

NONLINEAR ANALYSIS: THEORY, METHODS & APPLICATIONS, Vol. 47, pp. 5671-5678, 2001
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 13 May 2009
Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
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Production Planning, Optimal Controls, Stochastic Manufacturing System, Long-Run Average Cost, Dynamic Programming, Ergodic Problem, Feedback Controls, flowshop, average cost optimality

192.

Policy Implications of an Inter-temporal Analysis of Advertising Budgeting Models

Proceedings of Midwest AIDS Conference, Michigan State University, April 13-14, 1973, A15-A18
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 24 May 2011
Suresh Sethi, R. E. Turner and C. E. Neuman
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Optimal Control, Inter-Temporal Advertising Expenditures

193.

Optimal Consumption and Investment Policies with Bankruptcy Modelled by a Diffusion with Delayed Reflection

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2010
Suresh Sethi and Michael I. Taksar
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Mathematics (Deceased)
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Consumption and Investment problem, Portfolio and Consumption problem, bankruptcy, stochastic optimal control, nonterminal bankruptcy, delayed reflection, dynamic programming

194.

Existence of Optimal Feedback Production Plans in Stochastic Flowshops with Limited Buffers

Automatica, Vol. 33, No. 10, pp. 1899-1903, 1997
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Jan 2009
Ernst Presman, Suresh Sethi and Wulin Suo
Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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Production Planning, Optimal feedback Control, Stochastic Manufacturing System, Dynamic Programming, Verification Theorem, Flow control, Markov Chains, State Constraints, Inventory Control

195.

Hierarchical Production Control in a Stochastic Manufacturing System with Long-Run Average Cost

Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Vol. 214, No. 1, pp. 151-172, 1997
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2009
Suresh Sethi, Hanqin Zhang and Qing Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences and University of Georgia - Department of Mathematics
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Production Planning, Hierarchical Controls, Stochastic Manufacturing System, Long-Run Average Cost, Dynamic Programming, Ergodic Problem, Asymptotic Optimality, Open-Loop Controls, Feedback Controls

196.

Co-Op Advertising with Two Competing Retailers: A Feedback Stackelberg-Nash Game

Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems, Valletta, Malta, Feb 22-24, 2020
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Apr 2020
Selin Savaşkan and Suresh Sethi
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Differential games, Distribution channels, Cooperative advertising, Retail competition, Participation rate, Feedback Stackelberg-Nash game

197.

Optimal Pricing in a Hazard Rate Model of Demand

Optimal Control Applications and Methods, Vol. 24, pp. 183–196, 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2014
Suresh Sethi and Frank M. Bass (deceased)
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Deceased
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pricing of durable products, optimal pricing, hazard rate, optimal control

198.

A Mixed Optimization Technique for the Generalized Machine Replacement Problem

Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 471-481, 1972
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2014
Suresh Sethi and Thomas E. Morton
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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machine replacement, Wagner-Whitin algorthm, optimal control, maintenance, maximum principle, dynamic programming

199.

Explicit Solution of a General Consumption/Portfolio Problem with Subsistence Consumption and Bankruptcy

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 16, No. 3-4, pp. 747-768, 1992.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2014
Suresh Sethi, Michael I. Taksar and Ernst Presman
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Mathematics (Deceased) and Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)
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Consumption/portfolio problem, investment-consumption problem, dynamic programming, stochastic control, subsistence consumption, bankruptcy

200.

Minimizing Makespan in a Class of Reentrant Shops

Operations Research, Vol. 45, No. 5, pp. 702-712, 1997
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2009
M. W. Wang, Suresh Sethi and S. L. van de Velde
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
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Scheduling, Reentrant shop, Makespan, Heuristics, Computational Complexity, NP hard, NP Complete

201.

Infinite-Horizon Investment Consumption Model with a Nonterminal Bankruptcy

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 74, No. 2, pp. 333-346, August 1992, Optimal Consumption and Investment with Bankruptcy, Chapter 4, pp. 67-84, Kluwer Academic Press, 1997
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2010
Suresh Sethi and Michael I. Taksar
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Mathematics (Deceased)
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Consumption and investment, bankruptcy, infinite-horizon problems, diffusion with delayed reflection, stochastic optimal control, nonterminal bankruptcy

202.

Nobel Laureate Herbert A. Simon: Pioneer of Artificial Intelligence and Trailblazer in Decision-Making

Management and Business Review, Vol. 1, No. 3, Fall 2021
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Mar 2022
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Artificial intelligence (AI), decision-making, nobel prize, Logic Theorist (LT)

203.

Supply Chains Involving a Mean-Variance-Skewness-Kurtosis Newsvendor: Analysis and Coordination

Production and Operations Management, Online January 2020
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Apr 2020
University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) - School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Institute of Textiles and Clothing and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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finance-operations interface; risk analysis; decision analysis; supply chain coordination

204.

Buyback Contracts with a Stochastic Demand Curve

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Institute of Textiles and Clothing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Center for Forecasting Science; Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences
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Supply chain management, marketing interface, buyback contract, stochastic demand curve

205.

Computing Minimal Forecast Horizons: An Integer Programming Approach

Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algorithms, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 239-258, June 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2008
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Information Systems & Operations Management, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Multiperiod Problems, Forecast Horizons, Rolling Horizons, Decision Horizons, Planning Horizons, Solution Horizons, Forecasting, Lot Size Models, Operations Management, integer programming

206.

Analysis of Average Cost Optimality for an Unreliable Two-Machine Flowshop

Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Optimization Techniques and Applications, pp. 94-112, 1998
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Apr 2008
Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences and University of Georgia - Department of Mathematics
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Production planning, Dynamic programming, state constraints, feedback controls, optimal control theory, long-run average cost

207.

Impulse Control with Random Reaction Periods: A Central Bank Intervention Problem

Operations Research Letters, 40, 425-430, 2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Department of Mathematics, Florida Atlantic University, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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impulse control, central bank interventions, market reactions, variational inequality

208.

The Role of MNCs in the Transfer of FMS Technology: Implications for Home and Host Countries

Proceedings of the 1st ORSA/TIMS Conference on Flexible Manufacturing Systems, pp. 117-122, 1984
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Mar 2011
Joe D'Cruz and Suresh Sethi
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Multinational Corporations, Flexible Manufacturing Systems, FMS, Technology Transfer, CAD/CAM, Economies of Scope, Long Lead Times, Canada

209.

A Useful Transformation of Hamiltonians Occurring in Optimal Control Problems In Economic Analyses

Journal of Management Science and Applied Cybernetics, Vol. 2, Vol. 3, pp. 115-131, 1973
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Maximum principle, Hamiltonian, Optimal Control, Discounting, Long-run stationary equilibrium, autonomous systems, economic analyses, economic interpretation, adjoint variables

210.

Nearest Feasible Paths in Optimal Control Problems: Theory, Examples, and Counterexamples

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 563-579, December 1977
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 01 May 2014
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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DNSS points, Nearest feasible paths, most rapid approach paths, MRAP, Optimal control, Green's theorem, infinite horizon, multiplicative problems, optimal stationary equilibrium, economic applications, Skiba points

211.

Some Complexity Issues in a Class of Knapsack Problems: What Makes a Knapsack Problem 'Hard'?

INFOR, Vol. 32, Issue 3, p. 149-161, August 1994
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
D. Krass, Suresh Sethi and Gerhard Sorger
Rotman School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Vienna - Faculty of Business, Economics, and Statistics
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Computational complexity, parametrized knapsack problems, polynomially recognizable sets, greedy algorithms

212.

Asymptotic Optimal Feedback Controls in Stochastic Dynamic Two-Machine Flowshops

RECENT ADVANCES IN CONTROL AND OPTIMIZATION OF MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS, LECTURE NOTES IN CONTROL AND INFORMATION SCIENCES, G. Yin, Q. Zhang, eds., Vol. 214, pp. 147-180, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1996
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2014
Suresh Sethi and Xun Yu Zhou
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Toronto
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Production Planning, Hierarchical Controls, Stochastic Manufacturing System, Dynamic Programming, Asymptotic Optimality, Feedback Controls, Kanban policy, Inventory problems, Flowshops, Threshold-type controls

213.

Guarding Against Disruption Risk by Contracting under Information Asymmetry

Decision Sciences, 2020
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Jun 2020
Guo Li, Mengqi Liu, Yiwen Bian and Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas, Hunan University - Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Reliability enhancement; Push regime; Pull regime; Menu screening; Information asymmetry

214.

Linear Optimal Control Problems and Generalized Linear Programs

The Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 32, No. 6, pp. 467-476, June 1981
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
George B. Dantzig (deceased) and Suresh Sethi
Deceased and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Linear Programming, generalized programming, maximum principle, semi-infinite programming, linear optimal control problems, optimal control, state constraints, necessary optimality conditions, Hamiltoinian, mathematical programming

215.
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Optimal Advertising Policy with the Contagion Model

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 615-627, December 1979
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 01 May 2014
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Optimal control, advertising, Green's theorem approach, nearest feasible parth, infinite horizon, optimal stationary equilibria. economic application

Optimal Advertising Policy with the Contagion Model

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 29(4) Dec. 1979, 615-627
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Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management

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Optimal control, advertising, Green's theorem approach, nearest feasible path, infinite horizon, optimal stationary equilibria, economic application, epidemic

216.

A Note on Productivity Gains in Flexible Robotic Cells

International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 5-21, January 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Ottawa and Texas A&M University
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Scheduling, Robotic cells, Cyclic production, 1-unit cycles, Sequencing robot moves, Computational complexity, NP-hard, flexible robotic cells

217.

Hierarchical Production Control in a Stochastic N-Machine Flowshop with Limited Buffers

Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, No. 246, pp. 28-57, 2000
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2008
Suresh Sethi, Hanqin Zhang and Qing Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences and University of Georgia - Department of Mathematics
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hierarchical control, manufacturing systems, stochastic dynamic programming, optimal control, discounted cost

218.

Stochastic Production Planning with Production Constraints

SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol. 22, No. 6, pp. 920-935, 1984
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Jan 2019
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Waterloo - Department of Management Sciences and University of Toronto
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production-inventory model, aggregate planning, stochastic optimal control, dynamic programming, control constraints,policy iteration, HMMS Model

219.

Feedback Control in Flowshops

UNSOLVED PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICAL SYSTEMS & CONTROL THEORY, V. D. Blondel and A. Megretski, eds., pp. 140-143, Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ, 2004
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Feb 2009
Suresh Sethi and Qing Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Georgia - Department of Mathematics
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Stochastic manufacturing systems, hierarchical decision making, feedback control, flowshos

220.

Some Insights into Near-Optimal Plans for Stochastic Manufacturing Systems

MATHEMATICS OF STOCHASTIC MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS: LECTURES IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS, G. Yin, Q. Zhang, eds., Vol. 33, pp. 287-315, American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 1997
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jan 2009
Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Hierarchical manufacturing systems, hierarchical decomposition, singular perturbations, time-scale decomposition, flowshop, production planning, threshold-type control, Kanban control, near-optimal solutions, stochastic control, optimal control, capacity loss phenomenon

221.

Decision and Forecast Horizons for One-Dimensional Optimal Control Problems: Existence Results and Applications

Optimal Control Applications & Methods, Vol. 13, pp. 179-192, 1992
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2012
Ryszarda Rempala and Suresh Sethi
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Forecast and decision horizons, optimal control, state constraints, production-inventory models

222.

On Optimality of Stochastic N-Machine Flowshop with Long-Run Average Cost

STOCHASTIC THEORY AND CONTROL: LECTURE NOTES IN CONTROL AND INFORMATION SCIENCES, B. Pasik-Duncan, ed., Vol. 280, pp. 399-417, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 May 2008 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2014
Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences and University of Georgia - Department of Mathematics
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Production Planning, Optimal Controls, Stochastic Manufacturing System, Long-Run Average Cost, Dynamic Programming, Ergodic Problem, Feedback Controls, flowshop

223.

Multiple Finite Production Rate Dynamic Lot Size Inventory Models

Operations Research, Vol. 29, No. 5, pp. 931-944, Sep/Oct 1981
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2010
Suresh Sethi and Suresh Chand
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Purdue University
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Multiperiod Problems, Forecast Horizons, Rolling Horizons, Decision Horizons, Planning Horizons, Solution Horizons, Forecasting, Lot Size Models, Operations Management, inventory models

224.

Optimal Consumption and Investment Policies Allowing Consumption Constraints and Bankruptcy

Mathematics of Operations Research, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 613-636, November 1983
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 20 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2011
Carnegie Mellon University, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Mathematical Sciences
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Consumption and Investment Problem, bankruptcy, dynamic programming, stochastic control

225.

Optimal Financing of a Corporation Subject to Random Returns

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 12, pp. 155-172, 2002
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Feb 2003
Suresh Sethi and Michael I. Taksar
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Mathematics (Deceased)
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226.

Market Feedbacks and the Limits to Growth

INFOR, Vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 1-21, February 1977
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
G. David Quirin and Suresh Sethi
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Limits to growth, Forrester-Meadows models, feedback, aggregation, disaggregation, population, economic growth, pollution, steady state solution, technological progress

227.

Hierarchical Production Controls for a Stochastic Manufacturing System with Long-Run Average Cost: Asymptotic Optimality

STOCHASTIC ANALYSIS, CONTROL, OPTIMIZATION AND APPLICATIONS: A VOLUME IN HONOR OF W.H. FLEMING, W. M. McEneaney, G. Yin, Q. Zhang, eds., Birkhäuser, 1999
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Apr 2008
Suresh Sethi and Hanqin Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences
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Production Planning, Hierarchical Controls, Stochastic Manufacturing System, Dynamic Programming, Asymptotic Optimality, Open-Loop Controls, Open-Loop Controls, Viscosity Solution

228.

Optimal Investment-Consumption Decisions With Partially Observed Inflation: A Discrete-Time Formulation

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jul 2019
Alain Bensoussan and Suresh Sethi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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