Houmin Yan

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management

Shatin, New Territories

Hong Kong

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

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
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supply chain management, coordination, risk sharing, downside risk, value at risk,operations management, risk management

2.

Inventory Management for Customers with Alternative Lead Times

Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2008
Haifeng Wang and Houmin Yan
Tsinghua University - Department of Automation and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management
Downloads 436 (65,181)

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capacitated inventory models, lead-time flexibility, demand induction and demand cannibalization

3.

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

4.

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

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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 193 (156,053)
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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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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
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,

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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
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
Downloads 161 (183,093)

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supply chain, information update, customer service level, dynamic programming, forecasting, signalling, coordiantion

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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

11.

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
Downloads 145 (199,836)
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supply chain contracts, coordination, consistency, robustness

12.

Optimal Inventory Decisions in a Multi-period News Vendor Problem with Partially Observed Markovian Supply Capacities

European Journal of Operational Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2009
Haifeng Wang and Houmin Yan
Tsinghua University - Department of Automation and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management
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Partial information, Markovian process, inventory planning and control

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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, Columbia University, 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

14.

Inventory Models with Delivery Upgrade

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Feb 2010
Xiaoying Liang and Houmin Yan
City University of Hong Kong - Department of Management Sciences and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management
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Inventory Management, Delivery Lead Time, Upgrade

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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

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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

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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
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

18.

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

19.

Supply Portfolio Selection and Execution with Demand Information Updates

STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, OPTIMIZATION, AND CONTROL THEORY: APPLICATIONS IN FINANCIAL ENGINEERING, QUEUING NETWORKS, AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS, H. Yan, G. Yin and Q. Zhang, eds., pp. 249-279, New York, NY: Springer, 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 May 2008
Haifeng Wang and Houmin Yan
Tsinghua University - Department of Automation and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management
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Portfolio selection, option contract, base-stock policy, supply chain management

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Quantity Flexibility Contracts: Optimal Decisions with Information Updates

Decision Sciences, Vol., 35, No. 4, pp. 691-712, Fall 2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2018
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 Programming, Forecast Updates, Stochastic Ordering, Supply Chain Management, and Supply Contracts.

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Testing the Robustness of Two-Boundary Control Policies in Semiconductor Manufacturing

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 285-288, 1996
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 22 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, Independent, 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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wafer fabrication, production control, robust policy, unreliable machines, cycle time reduction, WIP reduction, semiconductor manufacuring, two-boundary policy, inventory problem

22.

Sell E-Readers or E-Books? A Competitive Perspective

Posted: 09 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 21 May 2015
Xiaoying Liang, Lijun Ma and Houmin Yan
City University of Hong Kong - Department of Management Sciences, Shenzhen University - Department of Management Science and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management

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network effects, complements, customer characteristics, pricing, accessing

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Inventory and Supply Chain Management with Forecast Updates

International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, Vol. 81, Spring 2005
Posted: 15 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2010
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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Inventory model, stochastic dynamic programming, Markovian demand, forecast updates, contracts, multiple delivery modes

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Optimal Production Planning in Pull Flow Lines with Multiple Products

European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 119, No. 3, pp. 582-604, December 1999
Posted: 08 Apr 2008
Houmin Yan and Suresh Sethi
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management

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Production planning, HJB equation, Pull systems, Optimal Control