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Optimal control of queueing networks. Tutorial presented at INFORMS Austin November, 2010. Note: This tutorial is not included in the INFORMS Tutorials CD and web site.


M. H. Veatch. Approximate linear programming for average cost MDPs. Submitted for publication, 2011.

M. H. Veatch.  A c\mu rule for parallel servers with two-tiered c\mu preferences. Working paper 2008; revised February, 2010.

S. Rizzo and M. H. Veatch. Performance bounds and differential cost approximations for queueing networks. Working paper, 2008.

M. C. Russell, J. Fraser, S. Rizzo, and M. H. Veatch. Comparing LP bounds for queueing networks. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 54(11): 2703 – 2707, 2009.

M.H. Veatch and N. Walker. Approximate linear programming for network control: Column generation and subproblems Working paper, 2008.

M.H. Veatch. Approximating sequences of LPs for networks and related MDPs . Working paper, 2007.

M.H. Veatch. The impact of customer impatience on production control. IIE Transactions, 41(2): 95-102, 2009.

S.B. Gershwin, B. Tan and M.H. Veatch. Production control with backlog-dependent demand. IIE Transactions, 41(6): 511-523, 2009.

M.H. Veatch. Approximate linear programming for networks: Average cost bounds . Submitted for publication, 2010.

Earlier version: Approximate dynamic programming for networks: Fluid models and constraint reduction. 2005; revised August 2009.

C.H. Wu, M.E. Lewis and M.H. Veatch. Dynamic allocation of reconfigurable resources in a two-stage tandem queueing system with reliability considerations. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 51(2): 309-314, 2006.

M.H. Veatch. Enhanced dynamic programming algorithms for series line optimization. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 51(1): 159-164, 2006.

M. H. Veatch and J. R. Senning. Fluid analysis of an input control problem . 2003, revised 2006. To appear, Queueing Systems 61(2), 87-112, 2009.  

M.P. Van Oyen and M.H. Veatch. Cross-trained labor: Perspectives on OR models. Working paper, 2002.

M.H. Veatch and F. de Véricourt . Zero-inventory conditions for a two-part type make-to-stock production systemQueueing Systems 43: 251-266, 2003.

M.H. Veatch . Fluid analysis of arrival routing. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 46: 1254-1257, 2001. [text and figures]

M.J. Yee and M.H. Veatch. Just-in-time policies for single-machine manufacturing flow controllers. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 45: 336-339, 2000.

M.H. Veatch. Inspection strategies for multistage production systems with time-varying quality.  International Journal of Production Research 38: 837-853, 2000. [text and figures]

M.H. Veatch and M.C. Caramanis. Optimal average cost manufacturing flow controllers: Convexity and differentiability. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 44: 914-921, 1999.

M. H. Veatch and M. C. Caramanis. Optimal manufacturing flow controllers: Zero-inventory policies and control switching sets. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 44: 779-783, 1999.

M.H. Veatch and L.M. Wein. Scheduling a make-to-stock queue: Index policies and hedging points. Operations Research 44: 634-547, 1996.

M.H. Veatch and L.M. Wein. Optimal control of a two-station tandem production/inventory system. Operations Research 42: 337-350, 1994.  

M.H. Veatch and L.M. Wein. Monotone control of queueing networks. Queueing Systems 12: 391-408, 1992.

Book Chapters

M.H. Veatch. Performance bounds for queueing networks. In Encyclopedia of Operations
Research Management and Science
John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken (NJ), 2010.

M.H. Veatch. Using fluid solutions in dynamic scheduling. In S.B. Gershwin, Y. Dallery, C.T. Papadopoulos, J.M. Smith,  eds., Analysis and modeling of manufacturing systems, pp. 399-426. Kluwer, New York, 2002.

M.H. Veatch . Mathematics and values. In Mathematics in a Postmodern Age: A Christian Perspective, R.W. Howell and W.J. Bradley, eds., Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2001.

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