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Designing Intelligent Agents To Support Long-Term Partnership In Two Echelon E-Supply Networks, Shima Mohebbi, Xueping Li Dec 2012

Designing Intelligent Agents To Support Long-Term Partnership In Two Echelon E-Supply Networks, Shima Mohebbi, Xueping Li

Xueping Li

No abstract provided.


Reinforcement Learning For Joint Pricing, Lead-Time And Scheduling Decisions In Make-To-Order Systems, Xueping Li, Jiao Wang, Rapinder Sawhney Dec 2011

Reinforcement Learning For Joint Pricing, Lead-Time And Scheduling Decisions In Make-To-Order Systems, Xueping Li, Jiao Wang, Rapinder Sawhney

Xueping Li

No abstract provided.


Covering Models And Optimization Techniques For Emergency Response Facility Location And Planning: A Review, Xueping Li, Zhaoxia Zhao, Xiaoyan Zhu, Tami Wyatt Dec 2010

Covering Models And Optimization Techniques For Emergency Response Facility Location And Planning: A Review, Xueping Li, Zhaoxia Zhao, Xiaoyan Zhu, Tami Wyatt

Tami H Wyatt

No abstract provided.


Challenges And Models In Supporting Logistics System Design For Biomass-To-Bioenergy Industry, Xiaoyan Zhu, Xueping Li, Qingzhu Yang, Yuerong Chen Dec 2010

Challenges And Models In Supporting Logistics System Design For Biomass-To-Bioenergy Industry, Xiaoyan Zhu, Xueping Li, Qingzhu Yang, Yuerong Chen

Xueping Li

No abstract provided.


Intelligent Dynamic Control Of Stochastic Economic Lot Scheduling By Agent-Based Reinforcement Learning, Jiao Wang, Xueping Li, Xiaoyan Zhu Dec 2010

Intelligent Dynamic Control Of Stochastic Economic Lot Scheduling By Agent-Based Reinforcement Learning, Jiao Wang, Xueping Li, Xiaoyan Zhu

Xueping Li

No abstract provided.


Key Establishment For Layered Group-Based Wireless Sensor Networks, Xueping Li, Dengfeng Yang, Rapinder Sawhney Dec 2009

Key Establishment For Layered Group-Based Wireless Sensor Networks, Xueping Li, Dengfeng Yang, Rapinder Sawhney

Xueping Li

Establishing pairwise keys for sensors is crucial to secure communications in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). Several key pre-distribution schemes have been proposed to establish pairwise keys, but they are not scalable and suffer from a dramatic degradation of security when the number of compromised sensor exceeds a threshold. In this paper, we propose a Layered Group-based Key Establishment (LGKE) scheme, in which a logic top layer ensures the scalability through an Exclusion Basic System (EBS) technique while a logic low layer adopts a group-based key preload scheme to ensure the security. The security analysis and quantitative evaluation show the superiority ...


Impacts Of Supply Disruptions And Customer Differentiation In A Partial-Backordering Inventory System, Xueping Li, Yuerong Chen Dec 2009

Impacts Of Supply Disruptions And Customer Differentiation In A Partial-Backordering Inventory System, Xueping Li, Yuerong Chen

Xueping Li

In this paper, we study a single-product inventory system which involves a supplier, a retailer, and differentiated customers. The supplier provides products to the retailer which in turn sells products to its customers. The supplier is unreliable and is subject to random disruptions. The retailer adopts a periodic-review inventory policy, under which the retailer reviews its inventory position every a fixed period of time and decides whether a replenishment is needed or not. Partial backordering is applied when a stockout occurs. That is, under the situations of stockouts, customers can choose either to backorder products or to abandon the purchase ...


Effective Precedence Constrained Scheduling In A Make-To-Order Environment, Xueping Li, Jiao Wang, Rapinder Sawhney Dec 2008

Effective Precedence Constrained Scheduling In A Make-To-Order Environment, Xueping Li, Jiao Wang, Rapinder Sawhney

Xueping Li

The make-to-order assembly lines have gradually replaced the traditional mass production assembly lines. These assembly lines follow a 'make-to-order' production policy, which are featured with a short production lead time, small number of working stations and highly skilled workers. In order to maximise the throughput under the resource (machine, labour and time) constraints, the problem of minimising makespan with general precedence constraints is addressed in this paper. A mathematical model of the problem is presented and a new heuristic, genetic job-oriented list scheduling (GJLS) is developed. Computational experiments indicate that the proposed algorithm outperforms the existing Graham's list scheduling ...


A Comparative Analysis Of Predictive Data-Mining Techniques, Xueping Li Dec 2008

A Comparative Analysis Of Predictive Data-Mining Techniques, Xueping Li

Xueping Li

It is non-trivial to select the appropriate prediction technique from a variety of existing techniques for a datasets, since the competitive evaluation of techniques (bagging, boosting, stacking and meta-learning) can be time consuming. This paper compares five predictive data mining techniques on four unique datasets that have a combination of the following characteristics: few predictor variables, many predictor variables, highly collinear variables, very redundant variables and the presence of outliers. Different data mining techniques, including multiple linear regression (MLR), principal component regression (PCR), ridge regression, partial least squares (PLS) and non-linear partial least squares (NLPLS), are applied to each of ...