
Publications
Dennis L. Bricker 

"Old Capitol on the left, view from my
office window on the right!
Abstracts are available for the papers below.
Refereed Publications
 Bricker, D.L., "Reformulation of Special Ordered
Sets for Implicit Enumeration Algorithms with Applications in
Nonconvex Separable Programming", AIIE Transactions,
Vol. 9 (1977), pp. 195203.
 Bricker, D.L., and Chang, T.S., "A Surrogate Dual
for the Simple Plant Location Problem", SCIMA,
Vol. 7 (1978), pp. 1336.
 Bricker, D.L., "Bounding LinearlyConstrained Concave
Minimization Problems via the Surrogate Dual", Mathematical
Programming,, Vol. 18 (1980), pp. 6883.
 Bricker, D.L., and Jayant
Rajgopal, "Yet Another Geometric Programming Dual
Algorithm", Operations Research Letters, Vol.
2 (1983), pp. 177180.
 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. 809821.
 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. 586594.
 Nyman, J., D. L. Bricker and D. Link, "Technical
Efficiency in Nursing Homes", Medical Care, Vol.
28 (1990), pp. 541551.
 Rajgopal, J. and
D. L. Bricker, "Posynomial Geometric Programming as a
Special Case of SemiInfinite Linear Programming", Journal
of Optimization Theory and Applications,, Vol. 66 (1990),
pp. 455475.
 Lin, E. Y. H. and D. L. Bricker, "Implementing the
Recursive APL Code for Dynamic Programming", APL90
Conference Proceedings, Copenhagen, 1990, pp. 239250.
 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. 228236.
 Raz, T. and D. L. Bricker, "Optimal and Heuristic
Solutions to the Variable Inspection Policy Problem",
Computers and Operations Research, Vol. 18 (1990), pp.
115123
 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, 109112.
 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. 427430.
 Rajgopal, J.,
and D.L. Bricker, "On Subsidiary Problems in Geometric
Programming", European Journal of Operational Research,
63 (1992), pp. 102113.
 Raz, T. and D.L. Bricker, "Sequencing of Inspection
Operations Subject to Errors", European Journal of
Operational Research, Vol. 68 (1993), pp. 251264.
 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. 433444.
 Bricker, Dennis L. and JaeChul Choi, "Obtaining a
Feasible Geometric Programming Primal Solution, Given a NearOptimal
Dual Solution", Engineering Optimization, Vol.23
(1995), pp. 323331.
 Choi, JaeChul and Dennis L. Bricker, "Geometric Programming
with Several Discrete Variables: Algorithms Employing Generalized
Benders' Decomposition", Engineering Optimization,
Vol. 25 (1995), pp. 201212.
 Hsieh,
YiChih and Dennis L. Bricker, "New Infeasible Interior
Point Algorithm Based on Monomial Method", Computers
& Operations Research, Vol. 23 (1996), pp. 653666.
 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. 182292.
 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. 957961.
 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. 623629.
 Sohn, HanSuk,
Dennis Bricker, J.
Richard Simon, and YiChih
Hsieh, "Optimum Sequences of Trials for Balancing
Practice and Repetition Effects",Behavior Research
Methods, Instruments, and Computers, Vol. 29 (1997), No.
4, 574581. Click here for
additional information and listings of such sequences.
 Hsieh,
YiChih, and Dennis L. Bricker, "Scheduling Linearly
Deteriorating Jobs on Multiple Machines", Computers
&Industrial Engineering, Vol. 32(1997), No. 4, pp. 727734.
 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. 5365.
 Yang, H.H.
and D. L. Bricker, “Investigation of pathfollowing algorithms
for signomial geometric programming problems.” European
Journal of Operational Research Vol. 103(1997): 230241.
 Hsieh,
Y.C., T.C. Chen,
and D.L. Bricker "Genetic algorithms for reliability
design problems" Microelectronics and Reliability,
Vol. 38 (1998), pp. 15991605.
 Xu, Lina, Dennis Bricker,
and K.O.
Kortanek, "Bounds for StopLoss Premium Under Restrictions
on IDivergence", Insurance: Mathematics and Economics,
Vol. 23 (1998), pp. 119139.
 Sankaran, Jayaram,
Dennis Bricker, and ShuwHwey
Juang, "A Strong Fractional CuttingPlane Algorithm
for ResourceConstrained Project Scheduling", International
Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol. 6 (1999), pp. 99111.
 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. 218230.
 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. 771780
 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. 412419.
 Jayant Rajgopal
and Dennis Bricker, "An Algorithm for Posynomial Geometric
Programming, Based upon Generalized Linear Programming",
Computational Optimization and Applications, Vol.
21 (2002), pp. 95109.
 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.14411446.
 Hsieh,
YiChih, Sohn,
HanSuk, and Dennis Bricker, "Generating (n,2) De
Bruijn Sequences with Some Balance and Uniformity Properties",
Ars Combinatoria, Vol. 72 (July 2004)
 Kawatra,
R. and D. L. Bricker,
"Design of a degreeconstrained minimal spanning tree with unreliable
links and node outage costs",European Journal of Operational Research,
Vol. 156 (2004), No. 1, pp. 7382
 Sohn, HanSuk, and Dennis Bricker,
"CrossDecomposition of the DegreeConstrained Minimum Spanning Tree Problem",
Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol. 5 (2007), No. 1, 4 pp.
Working Papers
 Hsieh,
YiChih and Dennis L. Bricker, "Infeasible Interior
Point Algorithm Following a Path on the Complementarity Surface"
 Hsieh,
YiChih and Dennis L. Bricker, "Computational Experience
with a New Infeasible Interior Point Algorithm"
 Hsieh,
YiChih and Dennis Bricker, "New Paths for PathFollowing
Algorithms"
 Xu, Lina and Dennis Bricker,
"Bounds for StopLoss Premium Under Restrictions on the
ChiSquare Statistic" (pdf
file)
 Vargas, SClaudina
and Dennis Bricker, "Combining DEA and factor analysis
to improve evaluation of academic departments given uncertainty
about the output constructs" (pdf
file)
 Chen, TaCheng,
Dennis Bricker, and Soo
Y. Chang, "An Application of Lagrangian Decomposition
to the Scheduling of Hot Charged Rolling in Steel Production"
 Techapichetvanich, K. and D. L. Bricker (1993). "Investigation
of Lagrangian Heuristics for Set Covering Problems" (pdf file)
 Sohn, Hansuk and D. L. Bricker,"Utilizing the Surrogate Dual Bound
in Capacity Planning Under Economies of Scale" (pdf
file)
 Sohn, Hansuk and D. L. Bricker,"A CrossDecomposition
Scheme for TwoStage Stochastic Linear Programming"
(pdf file)
 Bricker, D. L., "Quasiconjugacy, Quasisubgradients,
and Surrogate Duality in Nonconvex Programming" (pdf file)
 Bricker, D.L., HanSuk Sohn, and WeiMin Liarng,
"Simultaneous Capacity Requirements Planning and
Material Requirements Planning in Production"
 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.
to Dennis Bricker's home page.
http://www.engineering.uiowa.edu/~dbricker/publications.html
dennisbricker@uiowa.edu
Last modified: 18 April 2008