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Optimization Models and Analysis of Routing, Location, Distribution, and Design Problems on Networks
(Virginia Tech, 1999-04-13)
A variety of practical network optimization problems arising in the context of public supply and commercial transportation, emergency response and risk management, engineering design, and industrial planning are addressed ...
Optimal and heuristic solutions for the single and multiple batch flow shop lot streaming problems with equal sublots
(Virginia Tech, 1999-03-04)
This research is concerned with the development of efficient solutions to various problems that arise in the flow-shop environments which utilize lot-streaming. Lot streaming is a commonly used process of splitting ...
Planning for Army Force Generation Using Lot Streaming, and Extensions
(Virginia Tech, 2011-11-04)
As the Army transitions to the Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) deployment cycle, it must adjust its many operations in support of ARFORGEN. Specifically, the Initial Military Training (IMT) must be able to adjust the ...
Optimal Evacuation Plans for Network Flows over Time Considering Congestion
(Virginia Tech, 2011-06-09)
This dissertation seeks to advance the modeling of network flows over time for the purposes of improving evacuation planning. The devastation created by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita along the Gulf Coast of the United States ...
Three Essays on Analysis of U.S. Infant Mortality Using Systems and Data Science Approaches
(Virginia Tech, 2020-01-02)
High infant mortality (IM) rates in the U.S. have been a major public health concern for decades. Many studies have focused on understanding causes, risk factors, and interventions that can reduce IM. However, death of an ...