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Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, PhD, Purdue University

… → 1983

Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, MS, Purdue University

… → 1981

Mathematics and Computer Science, BA, DePauw University

… → 1979

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Grants 2004 2023

Tissue and Organ Procurement
Kidney
Transplants
Tissue Donors
Dialysis
Computer simulation
Experiments
Computational efficiency
Design of experiments
Testing
Queueing theory
Computer simulation
Control systems
Parameter estimation
Industry

Research Output 1983 2019

A new framework for parallel ranking & selection using an adaptive standard

Pei, L., Nelson, B. L. & Hunter, S., Jan 31 2019, WSC 2018 - 2018 Winter Simulation Conference: Simulation for a Noble Cause. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2201-2212 12 p. 8632457. (Proceedings - Winter Simulation Conference; vol. 2018-December).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Simulation Optimization
Parallel processing systems
Parallel Computing
Ranking
Optimization Problem

Better input modeling via model averaging

Jiang, W. X. & Nelson, B. L., Jan 31 2019, WSC 2018 - 2018 Winter Simulation Conference: Simulation for a Noble Cause. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1575-1586 12 p. 8632239. (Proceedings - Winter Simulation Conference; vol. 2018-December).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Model Averaging
Modeling
Mixture Distribution
Tail Behavior
Probability Space
1 Citation (Scopus)

Gaussian markov random fields for discrete optimization via simulation: Framework and algorithms

Salemi, P. L., Song, E., Nelson, B. L. & Staum, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Operations Research. 67, 1, p. 250-266 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Random field
Simulation optimization
Optimality
Inference
Guarantee

Multi-fidelity simulation optimisation for airline disruption management

Rhodes-Leader, L., Worthington, D. J., Nelson, B. L. & Onggo, B. S., Jan 31 2019, WSC 2018 - 2018 Winter Simulation Conference: Simulation for a Noble Cause. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2179-2190 12 p. 8632329. (Proceedings - Winter Simulation Conference; vol. 2018-December).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Simulation Optimization
Fidelity
Schedule
Large Solutions
Trust Region

Plausible optima

Plumlee, M. & Nelson, B. L., Jan 31 2019, WSC 2018 - 2018 Winter Simulation Conference: Simulation for a Noble Cause. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1981-1992 12 p. 8632297. (Proceedings - Winter Simulation Conference; vol. 2018-December).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Function Space
Confidence
Screening
Lipschitz
Optimality