Xun Yu Zhou

University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G8

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (9)

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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

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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.

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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

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A Convex Stochastic Optimization Problem Arising from Portfolio Selection

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 171-183, January 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Dec 2007
Hanqing Jin, Zuo Quan Xu and Xun Yu Zhou
Chinese University of Hong Kong, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Toronto
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Stability of Real-Time Lot-Scheduling and Machine Replacement Policies with Quality Levels

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 45, No. 11, pp. 2193-2196, November 2000
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Jan 2009
Gerhard Sorger, Xun Yu Zhou and Suresh Sethi
University of Vienna - Faculty of Business, Economics, and Statistics, University of Toronto and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Lot scheduling, machine replacement, Markov process, unreliable machines, quality levels, scheduling, stability, recurrence

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A Sufficient Condition for Near-Optimal Stochastic Controls and its Application to Manufacturing Systems

Applied Mathematics & Optimization Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 67-92, 1994
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 06 May 2017
Xun Yu Zhou and Suresh Sethi
University of Toronto and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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near-optimal stochastic control, sufficient condition, manufacturing systems, random capacity, hierarchical control, HMMS model

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Hierarchical Controls in Stochastic Manufacturing Systems with Convex Costs

Journal of Optimizztion Theory and Applications, Vol. 80, No. 2, pp. 299-317, FEBRUARY 1994
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
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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Stochastic manufacturing systems, convex production planning, hierarchical control, dynamic programming, viscosity solutions, convergence rates, error bounds

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Optimal Feedback Controls in Deterministic Dynamic Two-Machine Flowshops

Operations Research Letters, Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 225-235, November 1996
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
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; Optimal control, Dynamic programming; state constraints, feedback controls, optimal control theory, inventory problem, two-machine flowshop, capacity loss phenomenon, determiniatic problem

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Stochastic Dynamic Job Shops and Hierarchical Production Planning

IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 39, No. 10, pp. 2061-2076, October 1994
Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2019
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, Open-Loop Controls, Feedback Controls, Error Bounds