Michael O. Ball

University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department

Professor

Robert H. Smith School of Business

4313 Van Munching Hall

College Park, MD 20815

United States

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Toward Robust Revenue Management: Competitive Analysis of Online Booking

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-021
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Apr 2006
Maurice Queyranne and Michael O. Ball
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department
Downloads 552 (50,835)
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revenue management, online algorithms

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Overbooking and Fare-Class Allocation with Limited Information

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-055
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Jan 2008
Yingjie Lan, Michael O. Ball and Itir Z. Karaesmen
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 296 (106,227)
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revenue management, overbooking, online algorithms, relative regret, robust optimization

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Estimating Flight Departure Delay Distributions - a Statistical Approach with Long-Term Trend and Short-Term Pattern

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-034
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Aug 2006
Yufeng Tu, Michael O. Ball and Wolfgang Jank
University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department, University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department and University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department
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Smoothing spline, mixture model, Expectation Maximization (EM), Genetic Algorithm (GA), airline delay, airspace congestion, delay distribution

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Pseudo Order Consideration in Available to Promise (Atp)

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-039
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Michael O. Ball, Maomao Chen and Gilvan Souza
University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department, Amazon.com and University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department
Downloads 168 (184,111)
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Available-to-promise, ATP, convex costs, newsvendo

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Applying Majority Judgment over a Polyhedral Candidate Space

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2017
Uber Technologies, Inc., University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department, University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Operations Research Center and Thayer School of Engineering
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Majority Judgment, Polyhedral Candidate Space, Computational Social Choice

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Managing an Available-to-Promise Assembly System with Dynamic Short-Term Pseudo-Order Forecast

Management Science, Articles in Advance, pp. 1-21, November 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2012
Long Gao, Susan H. Xu and Michael O. Ball
University of California, Riverside (UCR) - A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, Pennsylvania State University, University Park - Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems and University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department
Downloads 121 (239,966)
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available-to-promise, pseudo orders, Markov, stochastic dynamic programming, prioritization, resource and demand matching, resource-imbalance-based rationing, short-term and long-term forecasts, robustness

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Ground Delay Program Planning under Uncertainty Based on the Ration-by-Distance Principle

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-151
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 May 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2011
Michael O. Ball, Robert Hoffman and Avijit Mukherjee
University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 69 (343,656)
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air traffic management, stochastic programming, ground delay programs

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Matchings in Connection with Ground Delay Program Planning

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-040
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Oct 2006
Michael O. Ball, Geir Dahl and Thomas Vossen
University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department, University of Oslo - Centre of Mathematics for Applications and University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business
Downloads 65 (354,738)
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Ground delay programs, matching, majorization

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Monge Properties, Optimal Greedy Policies, and Policy Improvement for the Dynamic Stochastic Transportation Problem

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
Alexander Estes and Michael O. Ball
University of Minnesota - Institute for Mathematics and its Applications and University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department
Downloads 49 (408,953)

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transportation problem, Monge property, greedy policy, distribution-free optimization, stochastic optimization, combinatorial optimization

10.

Data Exploration by Representative Region Selection: Axioms and Convergence

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Sep 2019
Alexander Estes, Michael O. Ball and David Lovell
University of Minnesota - Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department and University of Maryland
Downloads 45 (420,041)
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Representative Region Selection, Unsupervised learning, Data exploration, Density estimation, Consistency

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Unsupervised Prototype Reduction for Data Exploration and An Application to Air Traffic Management Initiatives

Estes, A., Lovell, D.J. & Ball, M.O. EURO J Transp Logist (2018). DOI/10.1007/s13676-018-0132-0
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
Alexander Estes, David Lovell and Michael O. Ball
University of Minnesota - Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Maryland and University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department
Downloads 33 (469,720)
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air transportation management, data exploration, data summarization, representatives

12.

Quantity-Contingent Auctions and Allocation of Airport Slots

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2019
Michael O. Ball, Alexander Estes, Mark Hansen and Yulin Liu
University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department, University of Minnesota - Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
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auction, combinatorial auction, quantity-contingent auction, airport slot allocation

13.

Equity and Strength in Stochastic Integer Programming Models for the Dynamic Single Aiport Ground-Holding Problem

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2019
Alexander Estes and Michael O. Ball
University of Minnesota - Institute for Mathematics and its Applications and University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department
Downloads 10 (603,708)

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air traffic flow management, ground delay program, network flows, stochastic programming

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Facets of the Stochastic Network Flow Problem

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Sep 2019
Alexander Estes and Michael O. Ball
University of Minnesota - Institute for Mathematics and its Applications and University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department
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network flows, stochastic integer programming, F-graphs, facet-defining inequalities, directed hypergraphs