Sheldon Lou

Independent

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

11

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135

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4

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4

Scholarly Papers (11)

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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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Analysis of a Class of Real-Time Multiproduct Lot Scheduling Policies

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 243-248, 1991
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Sheldon Lou, Suresh Sethi and Gerhard Sorger
Independent, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Vienna - Faculty of Business, Economics, and Statistics
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feedback, scheduling ,clear-the-largest-work policies, dynamical system, feedback policies, processing times, real-time multiproduct lot scheduling policies, scheduling problem, total work-in-process

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Diffusion Approximation for a Controlled Stochastic Manufacturing System with Average Cost Minimization

Mathematics of Operations Research, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 895-922, 1995.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 11 May 2017
Independent, Independent, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Mathematics (Deceased)
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Diffusion approximation, production control, average cost minimization, heavy traffic, Stochastic manufacturing systems, optimal control, asymptotic optmality, singular stochastic control

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Equivalence of Mean Flow Time Problems and Mean Absolute Deviation Problems

Operations Research Letters, Vol. 9, No. 6, pp. 371-374, November 1990
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 13 May 2017
Wieslaw Kubiak, Sheldon Lou and Suresh Sethi
University of Toronto, Independent and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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production, scheduling, parallel shop, deterministic, computational complexity

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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

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Stability of Real-Time Lot Scheduling Policies for an Unreliable Machine

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 1966-1970, 1992
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
Sheldon Lou, Suresh Sethi and Gerhard Sorger
Independent, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Vienna - Faculty of Business, Economics, and Statistics
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maintenance engineering, production control, reliability theory, stability, stochastic processes, preventive maintenance, random breakdowns, random repair times, real-time lot scheduling policies, recurrence, single-machine multiproduct manufacturing system, total work-in-process

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Using Simulation to Test the Robustness of Various Existing Production Control Policies

Proceedings of the 1991 Winter Simulation Conference, B. L. Nelson, W. D. Kelton and G. M. Clark (Eds.), 1991, 261-269
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 May 2020
Independent, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Faculty of Business, 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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Production Control, Simulation Model

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Production Control in a Failure-Prone Manufacturing System: Diffusion Approximation and Asymptotic Optimality

The Annals of Applied Probability, 3(2), 1993, 421-453
Posted: 06 May 2020
Independent, Independent, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Mathematics (Deceased)

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Diffusion Approximation, stochastic manufacturing system

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Heuristics for the Design of Part-orienting Systems

International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, 5, 1993, 167-185
Posted: 06 May 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Independent, RUTCOR, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08904 USA, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Texas A&M University

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part-orienting devices, flexible part-orienting systems, heuristic algorithms, flexible manufacturing systems, combinatorial optimization.

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Hub-Centered Production Control of Wafer Fabrication

Proceedings of the IEEE Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference and Workshop, Danvers, MA, Sept. 1990, 27-32
Posted: 06 May 2020
Independent, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Faculty of Business, 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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Flow Rate Control, Wafer Fabrication, Stochastic Control

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Optimal Feedback Production Planning in a Stochastic Two-Machine Flowshop

European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 73, No. 2, pp. 331-345, March 1994
Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
Sheldon Lou, Suresh Sethi and Qing Zhang
Independent, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Georgia - Department of Mathematics

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Production planning; Dynamic programming; Viscosity solutions; State constraints, feedback controls, optimal control theory