Published Papers

Schumacher, K., R. L. Chen, and A. Cohn. “Algorithm for the N-2 Security Constrained Unit Commitment Problem with Transmission Switching.” To appear in INFORMS Journal on Computing. README.pdf params_96_24_rev1.pdf params_24_24_rev1.pdf

Schumacher, K., R. L. Chen, and A. Cohn. “Transmission Expansion with Smart Switching under Demand Uncertainty and Line Failures.” To appear in Energy Systems.

Reich, D., Y. Shi, E. Klampf, M. Epelman, and A. Cohn. “An Analytical Approach to Prototype Vehicle Testing.” To appear in Omega.

Grenda, T., T. Ballard, A. Obi, W. Pozehl, F. Seagull, R. Chen, A. Cohn, M. Daskin, and R. Reddy. “Computer Modeling to Evaluate the Impact of Technology Changes on Resident Procedural Volume.” To appear in Journal of Graduate Medical Education

Castaing, J., A. Cohn, and B. Denton. “A Stochastic Programming Approach to Reduce Patient Wait Times and Overtime in an Outpatient Infusion Center.” To appear in IIE Transactions on Healthcare.

Reich, D., Y. Shi, M. Epelman, A.Cohn, E. Barnes, K. Arthurs, and E. Klampfl. “Scheduling Crash Tests at Ford Motor Company.” Interfaces 46 (5): 409 – 423, 2016.

Schumacher, K., R. L. Chen, A. Cohn, and J. Castaing. “Algorithm to Solve a Chance-Constrained Network Capacity Design Problem with Stochastic Demands with Finite Support.” To appear in Naval Research Logistics.

J. Castaing, I. Mukherjee*, A. Cohn, L. Hurwitz, A. Nguyen, and J. Muller. “Reducing Airport Gate Blockage in Passenger Aviation: Models and Analysis.” Computers and Operations Research 65: pp. 189 – 199, 2016

Obi, A., J. Chung, R. Chen*, W. Lin, S. Sun, W. Pozehl*, A. Cohn, M. Daskin, F. Seagull, and R. Reddy. “Achieving Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty hours compliance within advanced surgical training: a simulation-based feasibility assessment.” The American Journal of Surgery 210 (5): 947 – 950 2015.

Thomas, T., R. Reddy, T. Ballard, W. Pozehl, A. Cohn, and P. Ehrlich. “ACGME Case Requirements for General Surgeons in Pediatric Surgery: Evaluation of Current Operative Volume on Resident Completion of Index Cases.” Journal of the American College of Surgeons 221 (4): S48, 2015.

S. Spangelo, J. Cutler, K. Gilson, and A. Cohn. “Optimization-Based Scheduling for the Single-Satellite, Multi-Ground Station Communication Problem.” Computers and Operations Research 57 (5): pp. 1 – 16, 2015.

Ballard, T., T. Grenda, A. Cohn, M. Daskin, F. Seagull, and R. Reddy. “Innovative Scheduling Solutions for Graduate Medical Education.” Journal of Graduate Medical Education 7 (2): pp. 169 – 170, 2015.

Perelstein, E., A. Rose*, Y. Hong, A. Cohn, and M. Long. “Automation Improves Schedule and Increases Scheduling Efficiency for Residents.” Journal of Graduate Medical Education 8 (1): 45 – 49, 2015.

J. Chung, A. Obi, R. Chen*, W. Lin, S. Sun*, Z. Chen*, Z. Chen*, A. Gulati, X. Xu*, W. Pozehl, F. Seagull, A. Cohn, M. Daskin, and R. Reddy. “Estimating Minimum Program Volume Needed to Train Surgeons: When 4×15 Really Equals 90.” Journal of Surgical Education 72 (1): pp. 61 – 67, 2015.

R. Chen, A. Cohn, F. Nan, and A. Pinar. “Contingency-Risk Informed Power System Design.” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 29 (5): pp. 2087 – 2096, 2014.

A. Heiney, S. Potiris, B. Denton, A. Cohn, and C. Friese. “Computer simulation and stochastic programming to reduce patient wait times in an outpatient infusion center.” Journal of Clinical Oncology 31: PP 181, 2013.

J. East, A. Cator, E. Burns*, T. O’Gara*, J. Card*, A. Cohn, and M. Macy. “Rounding Frequency and Hospital Length of Stay for Children with Respiratory Illnesses: A Simulation Study.” Journal of Hospital Medicine 8 (12): pp. 678-683, 2013.

V. Chase, A. Cohn, M. Lavieri, and T. Peterson. “Predicting Emergency Department Volume Using Forecasting Methods to Create a ‘Surge Response’ for Non-Crisis Events,” Academic Emergency Medicine 19 (5): pp. 569 – 576, May 2012.

A. Barlett, A. Cohn, O. Gusikhin, Y. Fradkin, R. Davidson, and J. Batey. “Ford Motor Company Implements Integrated Planning and Scheduling in a Complex Automotive Stamping Environment,” Interfaces 42 (5): 478 – 491, September/October 2012. Finalist for the 2011 Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice.

M. Lapp and A. Cohn. “Modifying Lines-of-Flight in the Planning Process for Improved Maintenance Robustness,” Computers and Operations Research 39 (9): pp.2051 – 2062, September 2012.

S. Kurnaz, A. Cohn, Y. Guan*, and Y. Jiang*. “Trading Off Between Makespan and Customer Responsiveness in Flow Shop Sequencing,” International Journal of Production Research 48 (22): pp. 6777 – 6797, November 2010.

S. AhmadBeygi, A. Cohn, and M. Lapp. “Decreasing Airline Delay Propagation by Re-Allocating Scheduled Slack,” IIE Transactions 42 (7): pp. 478 – 489, July 2010. Highlighted in Industrial Engineer Magazine.

A. Barlatt, A. Cohn, and O. Gusikhin. “A Hybridization of Mathematical Programming and Dominance-Driven Enumeration for Solving Shift-Selection and Task-Sequencing Problems” Computers and Operations Research 37 (7): pp. 1298 – 1307, July 2010.

R. Chen, S. AhmadBeygi, D. Beil, A. Cohn, and A. Sinha. “Solving Truckload Procurement Auctions over an Exponential Number of Bundles,” Transportation Science 43 (4): pp. 493 – 510, November 2009. Honorable Mention in Katta Murty Prize for Best Research Paper on Optimization by an IOE Student.

A. Cohn, M. Magazine, and G. Polak. “Rank-Cluster-and-Prune: An Algorithm for Generating Clusters in Complex Set Partitioning Problems,” Naval Research Logistics 56 (3): pp. 215–225, April 2009.

A. Barlatt, A. Cohn, Y.Fradkin, O. Gusikhin, and C. Morford. “Using Composite Variable Modeling to Achieve Realism and Tractability in Production Planning: An Example from Automotive Stamping,” IIE Transactions 41 (5): pp. 421–436, May 2009. Winner of Best Applied Paper Prize in Scheduling and Logistics. Highlighted in Industrial Engineer Magazine.

S. Root and A. Cohn. “A Novel Modeling Approach for Express Package Carrier Planning,” Naval Research Logistics 55 (7): pp. 670–683, October 2008.

S. AhmadBeygi, A. Cohn, Y. Guan*, and P. Belobaba. “Analysis of the Potential for Delay Propagation in Passenger Airline Networks,” Journal of Air Transport Management 14 (5): pp. 221 – 236, September 2008.

S. AhmadBeygi, A. Cohn, and M. Weir*. “An Integer Programming Approach to Generating Airline Crew Pairings,” Computers and Operations Research 36 (4): pp. 1284–1298, April 2009.

A. Cohn, S. Root, C. Kymissis, J. Esses, and N. Westmoreland. “Scheduling Medical Residents at Boston University School of Medicine,” Interfaces 39 (3): pp. 186 – 195, May-June 2009.

A. Cohn, M. Davey, L. Schkade, A. Siegel*, and C. Wong*. “Network Design and Flow Problems with Cross-Arc Costs,” European Journal of Operational Research 189 (3): pp. 890 – 901, September 2008.

S. Root, A. Cohn, A. Wang*, and D. Mohr. “Integration of the Load Matching and Routing Problem with Equipment Balancing for Small Package Carriers,” Transportation Science 41 (2): pp. 238 – 252, May 2007.

A. Cohn and C. Barnhart. “Composite-Variable Modeling for Service Parts Logistics,” Annals of Operations Research 144 (1): pp. 17 – 32, April 2006.

C. Barnhart and A. Cohn. “Airline Schedule Planning: Accomplishments and Opportunities,” Manufacturing and Service Operations Management 6 (1): pp. 3 – 22, Winter 2004.

A. Cohn and C. Barnhart. “Improving Crew Scheduling By Incorporating Key Maintenance Routing Decisions,” Operations Research 51 (3): pp. 387 – 396, May – June 2003.