David Simchi-Levi

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering

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United States

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Online Network Revenue Management Using Thompson Sampling

Operations Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2018
Kris Ferreira, David Simchi-Levi and He Wang
Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and Georgia Institute of Technology - The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE)
Downloads 1,637 (9,889)
Citation 7

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revenue management, pricing, multi-armed bandit, Thompson sampling

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Dynamic Pricing and Demand Learning with Limited Price Experimentation

Operations Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2017
Wang Chi Cheung, David Simchi-Levi and He Wang
Institute of High Performance Computing, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and Georgia Institute of Technology - The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE)
Downloads 1,567 (10,668)
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Revenue Management, Dynamic Pricing, Learning-Earning Trade-off, Price Experimentation

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A Statistical Learning Approach to Personalization in Revenue Management

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 17 May 2015
Xi Chen, Zachary Owen, Clark Pixton and David Simchi-Levi
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Operations Research Center and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 1,039 (20,098)
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revenue management, statistical learning

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Assortment Planning for Recommendations at Checkout under Inventory Constraints

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2018
Xi Chen, Will Ma, David Simchi-Levi and Linwei Xin
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 749 (32,149)
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revenue management, personalized recommendation, assortment planning, online algorithms, competitive ratio, protection level

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Algorithms for Online Matching, Assortment, and Pricing with Tight Weight-dependent Competitive Ratios

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2019
Will Ma and David Simchi-Levi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 692 (35,796)
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Online Algorithms, Competitive Ratio, Revenue Management, Online Matching, Adwords, Booking Limits

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Dynamic Learning and Pricing with Model Misspecification

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2018
Mila Nambiar, David Simchi-Levi and He Wang
MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and Georgia Institute of Technology - The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE)
Downloads 663 (37,897)
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revenue management, pricing, misspecification, fashion retail

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Increasing Supply Chain Robustness through Process Flexibility and Inventory

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 May 2014 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2017
David Simchi-Levi, He Wang and Yehua Wei
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology - The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) and Decision Sciences Area, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Downloads 640 (39,707)
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supply chain risk mitigation strategies, process flexibility, inventory, robust optimization

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Disruption Risk Mitigation in Supply Chains - The Risk Exposure Index Revisited

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2018
Sarah Yini Gao, David Simchi-Levi, Chung-Piaw Teo and Zhenzhen Yan
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering, NUS Business School - Department of Decision Sciences and Nanyang Technological University
Downloads 381 (76,003)
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supply chain risk management, disruption management, time-to-survive, sensitivity analysis, completely positive programming.

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Constructing Valuation Distributions from a Single Sales Observation

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2019
Will Ma and David Simchi-Levi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 381 (76,003)

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bundling, valuation learning, revenue management

10.

Thompson Sampling for Online Personalized Assortment Optimization Problems with Multinomial Logit Choice Models

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Nov 2017
Wang Chi Cheung and David Simchi-Levi
Institute of High Performance Computing, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 353 (83,106)
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Assortment Optimization, Multi-armed Bandits, Multinomial Logit Choice Models, Thompson Sampling.

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Global Operations Sourcing Strategy: A Chinese Perspective

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2017
Formerly Known as Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Antai College of Economics and Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 276 (108,881)
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Sampling-Based Approximation Schemes for Capacitated Stochastic Inventory Control Models

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2017
Wang Chi Cheung and David Simchi-Levi
Institute of High Performance Computing, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 260 (115,886)
Citation 17

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Sample Average Approximation, Inventory Models, Data-driven

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Reaping the Benefits of Bundling under High Production Costs

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2016
Will Ma and David Simchi-Levi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 247 (122,164)
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revenue management, monopolist pricing, bundling, marketing, Bayesian mechanism design

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Designing Response Supply Chain against Bioattacks

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2019
David Simchi-Levi, Nikolaos Trichakis and Peter Yun Zhang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 204 (147,160)
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Bioterrorism, Supply Chain Design, Robust Optimization

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A Fully Polynomial Time Approximation Scheme for Single-Item Stochastic Lot-Sizing Problems with Discrete Demand

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4582-06
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Feb 2006
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 183 (162,615)
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Inventory Replenishment Policy

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Competition in the Supply Option Market

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 718
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Victor Martinez-de-Albeniz and David Simchi-Levi
IESE Business School - University of Navarra and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 175 (169,305)
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Drivers of Product Expiration in Consumer Packaged Goods Retailing

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2017
Arzum Akkas, Vishal Gaur and David Simchi-Levi
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 167 (176,385)
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retail operations, consumer packaged goods, product expiration, food waste, empirical, perishable inventory, supply chain management, marketing/operations interface, sustainable operations management, zero-inflated models

18.

Branch-and-Bound Algorithms for Assortment Optimization Under Weakly Rational Choice

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Aug 2016
Clark Pixton and David Simchi-Levi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Operations Research Center and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 159 (183,923)

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assortment optimization, choice models, non-parametric choice, mixed-integer optimization, branch-and-bound, approximation schemes

19.

Efficiency and Performance Guarantees for Choice-Based Network Revenue Management Problems with Flexible Products

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2016
Wang Chi Cheung and David Simchi-Levi
Institute of High Performance Computing, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 158 (184,901)
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Assortment Optimization, Efficient Algorithms, Choice Models, Revenue Management, Online Optimization

20.

Price and Assortment Optimization for Reusable Resources

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2018
Zachary Owen and David Simchi-Levi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Operations Research Center and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 146 (197,434)
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Revenue Management, Reusable Resources, Online Algorithms

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Improving Supply Chain Efficiency Through Wholesale Price Renegotiation

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 721
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Apr 2008
Victor Martinez-de-Albeniz and David Simchi-Levi
IESE Business School - University of Navarra and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 141 (203,026)

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Distributionally Robust Linear and Discrete Optimization with Marginals

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 27 Apr 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Operations Research Center, Students, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and Nanyang Technological University
Downloads 127 (220,593)

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Robust Optimization, Discrete Optimization, Optimal Transport

23.

Hedging the Drift: Learning to Optimize Under Non-Stationarity

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 22 May 2019
Wang Chi Cheung, David Simchi-Levi and Ruihao Zhu
Institute of High Performance Computing, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 108 (248,399)
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non-stationary optimization, data-driven decision-making, parameter-free algorithms

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Analyzing Process Flexibility: A Distribution-Free Approach with Partial Expectations

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2016
Hoda Bidkhori, David Simchi-Levi and Yehua Wei
University of Pittsburgh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and Decision Sciences Area, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Downloads 96 (268,954)
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Process flexibility, distributionally-robust analysis, chaining, production system design

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Online Assortment Optimization with Reusable Resources

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Columbia University - Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR), Columbia University - Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering, Columbia University and Columbia University
Downloads 94 (272,607)

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Online Algorithms, Assortment Optimization, Resource Allocation, Competitive Ratio

26.

Data-Driven Approximation Schemes for Joint Pricing and Inventory Control Models

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Mar 2019
Hanzhang Qin, David Simchi-Levi and Li Wang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Center for Computational Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Operations Research Center
Downloads 87 (286,373)
Citation 1

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dynamic pricing, inventory control, revenue management, approximation algorithm, data-driven optimization, dynamic programming

27.

Dynamic Pricing under a Static Calendar

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Will Ma, David Simchi-Levi and Jinglong Zhao
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 80 (301,324)

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revenue management, dynamic pricing, dynamic assortment, adaptivity

28.

Static Pricing for a Network Service Provider

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Jul 2006
Felipe Caro and David Simchi-Levi
University of California, Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 79 (303,575)

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phone cards, Erlang loss system, product-form, stochastic knapsack, quasiconcavity.

29.

Phase Transitions and Cyclic Phenomena in Bandits with Switching Constraints

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2019
David Simchi-Levi and Yunzong Xu
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 68 (330,373)

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Meta Dynamic Pricing: Learning Across Experiments

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Hamsa Bastani, David Simchi-Levi and Ruihao Zhu
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 66 (335,648)

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Thompson sampling, transfer learning, dynamic pricing, meta learning

31.

Reinforcement Learning Under Drift

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Jun 2019
Wang Chi Cheung, David Simchi-Levi and Ruihao Zhu
Institute of High Performance Computing, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 38 (427,106)

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non-stationary reinforcement learning, Markov decision process, parameter-free algorithm

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Shrinking the Upper Confidence Bound: A Dynamic Product Selection Problem for Urban Warehouses

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 11 May 2019
Rong Jin, David Simchi-Levi, Li Wang, Xinshang Wang and Sen Yang
Alibaba Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Operations Research Center, Alibaba Group and Alibaba Group
Downloads 38 (427,106)

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sequential decision making, adaptive product selection, online learning, online retailing, stochastic optimization, regret analysis

33.

Optimal Static Pricing for a Tree Network

Annals of Operation Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Apr 2012
Felipe Caro and David Simchi-Levi
University of California, Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering
Downloads 36 (435,214)

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tree network

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Inventory Balancing with Online Learning

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Sep 2018
Wang Chi Cheung, Will Ma, David Simchi-Levi and Xinshang Wang
Institute of High Performance Computing, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and Alibaba Group
Downloads 29 (466,295)
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A Competitive Analysis of Online Knapsack Problems with Unit Density

Number of pages: 24
Will Ma, David Simchi-Levi and Jinglong Zhao
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Online knapsack, competitive ratio, online approximation algorithms