Dennis L. Bricker

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Abstracts are available for the papers below.

Refereed Publications

  1. Bricker, D.L., "Reformulation of Special Ordered Sets for Implicit Enumeration Algorithms with Applications in Nonconvex Separable Programming", AIIE Transactions, Vol. 9 (1977), pp. 195-203.
  2. Bricker, D.L., and Chang, T.S., "A Surrogate Dual for the Simple Plant Location Problem", SCIMA, Vol. 7 (1978), pp. 13-36.
  3. Bricker, D.L., "Bounding Linearly-Constrained Concave Minimization Problems via the Surrogate Dual", Mathematical Programming,, Vol. 18 (1980), pp. 68-83.
  4. Bricker, D.L., and Jayant Rajgopal, "Yet Another Geometric Programming Dual Algorithm", Operations Research Letters, Vol. 2 (1983), pp. 177-180.
  5. Raz, T. and D.L. Bricker, "Sequencing of Imperfect Inspection Operations Subject to Constraints on the Quality of Accepted and Rejected Units", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 25 (1987), pp. 809-821.
  6. Nyman, J. and D. L. Bricker, "Profit Incentives and Technical Efficiency in the Production of Nursing Home Care", Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. (1989), pp. 586-594.
  7. Nyman, J., D. L. Bricker and D. Link, "Technical Efficiency in Nursing Homes", Medical Care, Vol. 28 (1990), pp. 541-551.
  8. Rajgopal, J. and D. L. Bricker, "Posynomial Geometric Programming as a Special Case of Semi-Infinite Linear Programming", Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications,, Vol. 66 (1990), pp. 455-475.
  9. Lin, E. Y. H. and D. L. Bricker, "Implementing the Recursive APL Code for Dynamic Programming", APL90 Conference Proceedings, Copenhagen, 1990, pp. 239-250.
  10. Lin, E. Y. H. and D. L. Bricker, "On the Calculation of True and Pseudo Penalties in Multiple Choice Integer Programming". European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 55 (1991) pp. 228-236.
  11. Raz, T. and D. L. Bricker, "Optimal and Heuristic Solutions to the Variable Inspection Policy Problem", Computers and Operations Research, Vol. 18 (1990), pp. 115-123
  12. Yu, K.-Y. and D. L. Bricker, "Analysis of a Markov Chain Model of a Multistage Manufacturing System with Inspection, Rejection, and Rework", Industrial Engineering Transactions, Vol. 25, 109-112.
  13. Bricker, D.L., J.C. Choi, and Rajgopal, J., "On Geometric Programming Problems Having Negative Degrees of Difficulty", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 68 (1993), pp. 427-430.
  14. Rajgopal, J., and D.L. Bricker, "On Subsidiary Problems in Geometric Programming", European Journal of Operational Research, 63 (1992), pp. 102-113.
  15. Raz, T. and D.L. Bricker, "Sequencing of Inspection Operations Subject to Errors", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 68 (1993), pp. 251-264.
  16. Bricker, D. L., & Lin, E. Y.-H. , "Teaching Dynamic Programming Using APL", International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, Vol. 23 (1993), pp. 433-444.
  17. Bricker, Dennis L. and JaeChul Choi, "Obtaining a Feasible Geometric Programming Primal Solution, Given a Near-Optimal Dual Solution", Engineering Optimization, Vol.23 (1995), pp. 323-331.
  18. Choi, JaeChul and Dennis L. Bricker, "Geometric Programming with Several Discrete Variables: Algorithms Employing Generalized Benders' Decomposition", Engineering Optimization, Vol. 25 (1995), pp. 201-212.
  19. Hsieh, Yi-Chih and Dennis L. Bricker, "New Infeasible Interior Point Algorithm Based on Monomial Method", Computers & Operations Research, Vol. 23 (1996), pp. 653-666.
  20. Lin, E. Y.-H. and Bricker, D.L., "Computational Comparison on the Partitioning Strategies in Multiple Choice Integer Programming", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 88 (1996), pp. 182-292.
  21. Choi, JaeChul and D. L. Bricker , "Effectiveness of Geometric Programming Algorithms for Optimization of Machining Economics Models", Computers &Operations Research, Vol. 23 (1996), No. 10, pp. 957-961.
  22. Choi, JaeChul, and Dennis L. Bricker, "A Heuristic Procedure for Rounding Posynomial Geometric Programming Solutions to Discrete Values", Computers &Industrial Engineering, Vol. 30 (1996), No. 4, pp. 623-629.
  23. Sohn, Han-Suk, Dennis Bricker, J. Richard Simon, and Yi-Chih Hsieh, "Optimum Sequences of Trials for Balancing Practice and Repetition Effects",Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers, Vol. 29 (1997), No. 4, 574-581. Click here for additional information and listings of such sequences.
  24. Hsieh, Yi-Chih, and Dennis L. Bricker, "Scheduling Linearly Deteriorating Jobs on Multiple Machines", Computers &Industrial Engineering, Vol. 32(1997), No. 4, pp. 727-734.
  25. Bricker, Dennis, K.O. Kortanek, and Xu, Lina, "Maximum Likelihood Estimates with Order Restrictions on Probabilities and Odds Ratios", Journal of Applied Mathematics and Decision Sciences, Vol. 1(1997), pp. 53-65.
  26. Yang, H.-H. and D. L. Bricker, “Investigation of path-following algorithms for signomial geometric programming problems.” European Journal of Operational Research Vol. 103(1997): 230-241.
  27. Hsieh, Y.-C., T.-C. Chen, and D.L. Bricker "Genetic algorithms for reliability design problems" Microelectronics and Reliability, Vol. 38 (1998), pp. 1599-1605.
  28. Xu, Lina, Dennis Bricker, and K.O. Kortanek, "Bounds for Stop-Loss Premium Under Restrictions on I-Divergence", Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 23 (1998), pp. 119-139.
  29. Sankaran, Jayaram, Dennis Bricker, and Shuw-Hwey Juang, "A Strong Fractional Cutting-Plane Algorithm for Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling", International Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol. 6 (1999), pp. 99-111.
  30. Kawatra, R., A. Dutta, and D. L. Bricker. “A Lagrangian based heuristic for the design of multipoint linkages in a communication network with unreliable links and node outage costs.” OPSEARCH Vol. 36(1999), pp. 218-230.
  31. Hsieh, Y.-C. and D. L. Bricker, "Solving obstacle problems by a new pathfollowing algorithm", Journal of Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineering Vol. 16(1999), pp. 771-780
  32. Kawatra, R. and D. L. Bricker, "A Multiperiod Planning Model for the Capacitated Minimal Spanning Tree Problem", European Journal of Operational Research Vol. 121(2000): pp. 412-419.
  33. Jayant Rajgopal and Dennis Bricker, "An Algorithm for Posynomial Geometric Programming, Based upon Generalized Linear Programming", Computational Optimization and Applications, Vol. 21 (2002), pp. 95-109.
  34. Lin, E. Y.-H. and D. L. Bricker, “Connecting special ordered inequalities and transformation and reformulation technique in multiple choice programming”, Computers & Operations Research Vol. 29(2002), pp.1441-1446.
  35. Hsieh, Yi-Chih, Sohn, Han-Suk, and Dennis Bricker, "Generating (n,2) De Bruijn Sequences with Some Balance and Uniformity Properties", Ars Combinatoria, Vol. 72 (July 2004)
  36. Kawatra, R. and D. L. Bricker, "Design of a degree-constrained minimal spanning tree with unreliable links and node outage costs",European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 156 (2004), No. 1, pp. 73-82
  37. Sohn, Han-Suk, and Dennis Bricker, "Cross-Decomposition of the Degree-Constrained Minimum Spanning Tree Problem", Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol. 5 (2007), No. 1, 4 pp.

Working Papers

  1. Hsieh, Yi-Chih and Dennis L. Bricker, "Infeasible Interior Point Algorithm Following a Path on the Complementarity Surface"
  2. Hsieh, Yi-Chih and Dennis L. Bricker, "Computational Experience with a New Infeasible Interior Point Algorithm"
  3. Hsieh, Yi-Chih and Dennis Bricker, "New Paths for Path-Following Algorithms"
  4. Xu, Lina and Dennis Bricker, "Bounds for Stop-Loss Premium Under Restrictions on the Chi-Square Statistic" (pdf file)
  5. Vargas, SClaudina and Dennis Bricker, "Combining DEA and factor analysis to improve evaluation of academic departments given uncertainty about the output constructs" (pdf file)
  6. Chen, Ta-Cheng, Dennis Bricker, and Soo Y. Chang, "An Application of Lagrangian Decomposition to the Scheduling of Hot Charged Rolling in Steel Production"
  7. Techapichetvanich, K. and D. L. Bricker (1993). "Investigation of Lagrangian Heuristics for Set Covering Problems" (pdf file)
  8. Sohn, Hansuk and D. L. Bricker,"Utilizing the Surrogate Dual Bound in Capacity Planning Under Economies of Scale" (pdf file)
  9. Sohn, Hansuk and D. L. Bricker,"A Cross-Decomposition Scheme for Two-Stage Stochastic Linear Programming" (pdf file)
  10. Bricker, D. L., "Quasi-conjugacy, Quasi-subgradients, and Surrogate Duality in Nonconvex Programming" (pdf file)
  11. Bricker, D.L., Han-Suk Sohn, and Wei-Min Liarng, "Simultaneous Capacity Requirements Planning and Material Requirements Planning in Production"
  12. Sohn, Hansuk and D. L. Bricker, "A Heuristic Algorithm for Modifying Solutions of the Lagrangian Dual Subproblem to Attain Feasible CMST Networks" (2003)

Abstracts are available for the papers above.

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