ORSNZ Conference Program
Session details, paper titles and presenters
Welcome & Plenary 1 Sunday 0850-1000, Room 401.439
Andres Weintraub, 'Plenary Address'
Andres Weintraub, University of Chile
Session 1A: Risk & Uncertainty Sunday 1030-1200, Room 401.439
Susan M. Sanchez, R. Kevin Wood, 'The BEST Algorithm for Stochastic Mixed-Integer Programs: Bootstrapping to
Make It Better'
Kevin Wood, Naval Postgraduate School
Fernando Beltrán, Natalia Santamaría, 'A measure of the variability of revenue to an auctioneer: a look at the
Revenue Equivalence Theorem.'
Fernando Beltran, University of Auckland
Han-Ying Kao, 'Fuzzy Reasoning and Optimization Based on a Generalized Bayesian Network'
Han-Ying Kao, Department of Marketing and Distribution, Hsuan Chuang University
Michael Lauren, 'Applications of fractals to weather and electricity hedging decisions'
Michael Lauren, Defence Technology Agency
Session 1B: Applications Sunday 1030-1200, Room 403.401
MA Chik, Ibrahim Ahmad, Mohd Yusoff Jamaludin, 'Paradigm Shift in Manufacturing Operation Through
Implementation of Intelligent Dispatching'
Ibrahim Ahmad, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Dan Trietsch, 'Stochastic Economic Balance Principles for Project Planning: Feeding Buffers, Crashing, and
Dan Trietsch, University of Auckland
Michael Ferris and Golbon Zakeri , 'Matlab splines utilized from GAMS'
Golbon Zakeri, University of Auckland
Lincoln Wood and Jay Sankaran, 'The Impact of JIT Replenishment and Road Traffic Congestion on Distribution
Lincoln Wood, University of Auckland
YPP Session 1: Young Practitioner Prize Sunday 1300-1430, Room 401.439
Mohammad Babul Hasan, 'Fishing Trawler Scheduling for Integrated Fisheries'
Mohammad Babul Hasan, Dept. of Management, University of Canterbury
Sanjay Patel, 'Locomotive Allocation for Toll NZ'
Sanjay Patel, Engineering Science, University of Auckland
Kavinesh Singh, 'Column Generation for Capacity-Expansion Planning of Electricity Distribution Networks'
Kavinesh Singh, Dept of Engineering Science, University of Auckland
Martin Young, 'Improved Column Generation for the Air New Zealand Tours-of-Duty Problem'
Martin Young, Engineering Science, University of Auckland
YPP Session 2: Young Practitioner Prize Sunday 1500-1610, Room 401.439
Matthew Gordon, 'Determining Knot Points For Spline Regression Models'
Matthew Gordon, Engineering Science, University of Auckland
Timothy Thompson, 'Optimal Core-Edge Storage Area Network Design'
Timothy Thompson, Engineering Science, University of Auckland
Sarah Kirkpatrick, 'Better Base Locations for the Melbourne Ambulance Service'
Sarah Kirkpatrick, University of Auckland
Session 2A: Routing Monday 0850-1020, Room 401.439
John F. Raffensperger, 'Application of column splitting to the travelling salesman problem.'
John Raffensperger, University of Canterbury
David Galligan, 'Maritime Patrol Modelling and Planning'
David Galligan, Defence Technology Agency
Geoff Leyland, Andy Philpott, 'Stochastic Optimization: Rowing to Barbados'
Geoff Leyland, Stochastic Optimization Limited
Session 2B: Forestry & Agriculture Monday 0850-1020, Room 403.401
Alastair McNaughton, 'Recent progress on the area restriction problem of forest harvesting'
Alastair McNaughton, University of Auckland
Stuart Mitchell and K. Kim, 'Yield Frontier Analysis of Forest Inventory'
Stuart Mitchell, Dept of Engineering Science, University of Auckland
L R Foulds, 'Hay Harvesting Operations Scheduling Subject to Probabilistic Activity Duration and Machine Failure'
Les Foulds, UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO
Plenary 2 Monday 1050-1200, Room 401.439
Oli Madsen, 'The Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows - Survey and Recent Developments'
Oli Madsen, CTT- Centre for Traffic and Transport, Technical University of Denmark
Session 3A: Scheduling Monday 1300-1430, Room 401.439
James Priestley, 'Solution of the Airline ToD Problem using Severely Limited Subsequence'
James Priestley, Auckland University
Bassy Tam, 'Multi-Criteria Methods for Unit Crewing in the Airline Tour-of-Duty Planning Problem'
Bassy Tam, Engineering Science, University of Auckland
Andrew Mason, 'Elastic Constraint Branching, the Wedelin Lagrangian Heuristic and Staff Scheduling'
Andrew Mason, University of Auckland
H. Waterer and D.M. Ryan, 'Solving the Classroom Assignment Problem Using Integer Programming'
Hamish Waterer, Engineering Science, University of Auckland
Session 3B: Truth, Lies and Influence Monday 1300-1430, Room 403.401
Jim Sheffield, 'Cooking the Evidence - A Recipe for Discursive Truth'
Jim Sheffield, University of Auckland
Jim Sheffield, 'Eating Your Own Cooking - Evaluating Discursive Truth'
Jim Sheffield, University of Auckland
Conor J. Mills and John Paynter, 'Academic Plagiarism: An Analysis of Current Technological Issues'
John Paynter, University of Auckland
Chia-Hui Huang, Han-Lin Li, 'Influence Diagrams: A Rough Set Approach'
Chia-Hui Huang, Institute of Information Management, NCTU
Session 4A: Multiple Objective & Location Monday 1500-1630, Room 401.439
Cameron Walker and Michael O’Sullivan, 'Connecting Efficient Knapsacks: Experiments with the Equally-Weighted
Bi-Criteria Knapsack Problem'
Michael O'Sullivan, University of Auckland
Ines Winz, 'A decision support system for radiation therapy treatment planning'
Ines Winz, Departrment of Engineering Science, UoA
R. Velasquez and M. T. Melo, 'Solving a large-scale dynamic facility location problem with variable neighbourhood
and token ring search'
Rafael Velasquez, Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Matthias Ehrgott, Bassy Tam, 'A Heuristic for the Discrete Biobjective p-Median Location Problem'
Matthias Ehrgott, The University of Auckland
Session 4B: Electricity Monday 1500-1630, Room 403.401
E. Grant Read, Deb Chattopadhyay, 'A Theoretical Framework for Zonal Electricity Markets'
E Grant Read, Canterbury University
Bhujanga B Chakrabarti and E Grant Read, 'Pricing Implications of Security Constrained Dispatch'
Bhujanga Chakrabarti, Transpower NZ Ltd
G. Pritchard, G. Zakeri, A. Philpott, 'HERO (Hydro-electric reservoir optimization)'
Geoffrey Pritchard, University of Auckland
Andy Philpott, 'Single-Unit Commitment Problems in Electricity Pool Markets'
Andy Philpott, University of Auckland