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Barbaros Tansel

Prof.

Personal Page: http://www.ie.bilkent.edu.tr/~barbaros

E-mail:

Phone: +90 (312) 290-1960

Office: EA320

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., 1979, Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida (Gainesville, U.S.A.)

  • M.S., 1976, Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida (Gainesville, U.S.A.)

  • B.S., 1974 Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey)


Research Interests

  • Logistics

  • Locational Analysis

  • Layout Analysis

  • Imprecise Optimization


Sample Publications

  • Sabuncuoglu I., Z. Yildirim, and B.Tansel, "A multi-modal Discrete-Event Simulation Model for Military Deployment", Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Vol: 17, pp: 597-611, 2009
  • Yaman H., Kara B.Y., Tansel B.C., "The Latest Arrival Hub Location Problem for Cargo Delivery Systems", Transportation Research B, Vol: 41, pp: 906-919, 2007
  • I. Akgun and B. Tansel, "Optimization of Transportation Requirements in the Deployment of Military Units", Computers and Operations Research, Vol: 34, pp: 1158-1176, 2007
  • G. Erdogan and B. Tansel, "A Branch-and-Cut Algorithm for Quadratic Assignment Problems based on Linearizations", Computers and Operations Research, Vol: 34, pp: 1085-1106, 2007
  • G. Erdogan and B. Tansel, "A Note on a Polynomial Time Solvable Case of the Quadratic Assignment problem", Discrete Optimization, Vol: 3, pp: 380-382, 2006
  • M.H. Demir, B.C. Tansel, G.F. Scheuenstuhl, "Tree Network 1-Median Location Problem with Interval Data: A Parameter Space Based Approach", IIE Transactions, Vol: 37, pp: 429-439, 2005
  • Kara B.Y. and B.C. Tansel, "The Single Assignment Hub Covering Problem: Models and Linearizations", Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol: 54, pp: 59-64, 2003
  • Kara B.Y. and B. Tansel, "The Latest Arrival Hub Location Problem", Management Science, Vol: 47, pp: 1408-1420, 2001
  • B.C. Tansel, B.Y. Kara, I. Sabuncuoglu, "An Efficient Algorithm for the Single Machine Total Tardiness Scheduling Problem", IIE Transactions, Vol: 33, pp: 661-674, 2001
  • Kara B.Y. and B. Tansel, "On The Single Assignment p Hub Center Problem", European Journal of Operations Research, Vol: 125, pp: 648-655, 2000
  • B.C. Tansel and C. Bilen, "Move Based Heuristics for Unidirectional Loop Network Layout Problem", European J. of Operational Research, Vol: 108, pp: 36-48, 1998
  • B. Bozkaya and B.C. Tansel, "A Spanning Tree approach to the Absolute p-Center Problem", Location Science, Vol: 6, pp: 83-107, 1998
  • B.C. Tansel and İ. Sabuncuoğlu, "New Insights on the Single Machine Total Tardiness Problem", J. of the Operational Research Society, Vol: 48, pp: 82-89, 1997
  • B.C. Tansel and G.N. Yeşilkökçen, "Composite Regions of Feasibility for Certain Classes of Distance Constrained Network Location Problems", Transportation Science, Vol: 30, pp: 148-150, 1996
  • E. Erkut and B.C. Tansel, "On Parametric Medians of Trees", Transportation Science, Vol: 26, pp: 149-156, 1992
  • A.S. Kıran and B.C. Tansel, "Optimal Pickup Point Location on Material Handling Networks", International J. of Production Research, Vol: 27, pp: 1475-1486, 1989
  • B.C. Tansel and A.S. Kıran, "Optimum Central Sorage Location in Flexible Manufacturing Cells", J. of Manufacturing Systems, Vol: 7, pp: 121-129, 1988
  • B.C. Tansel, R.L. Francis and T.J. Lowe, "Location in Networks: A Survey. Part 1: The p-Center and p-Median Problems", Management Science, Vol: 29, pp: 482-497, 1983
  • B.C. Tansel, R.L. Francis and T.J. Lowe, "Location in Networks: A Survey. Part 2: Exploiting Tree Network Structure", Management Science, Vol: 16, pp: 498-511, 1983
  • B.C. Tansel, R.L. Francis and T.J. Lowe, "A Biobjective Multifacility Minimax Location Problem on a Tree Network", Transportation Science, Vol: 16, pp: 407-429, 1982
  • B.C. Tansel, R.L. Francis, T.J. Lowe and M.L. Chen, "Duality and the Nonlinear p-Center Problem and Covering Problem on a Tree Network", Operations Research, Vol: 30, pp: 725-744, 1982
  • B.C. Tansel, R.L. Francis and T.J. Lowe, "Binding Inequalities for Tree Network Location Problems with Distance Constraints", Transportation Science, Vol: 14, pp: 107-124, 1980

Sample Conference Papers

  • Sabuncuoglu I., Z. Yildirim and B. Tansel, "A Multi-modal Discrete-event Simulation Model for Military Deployment", Proceeedings of the 2008 Winter Simulation Conference, 2008
  • Sabuncuoglu I., Z. Yildirim and B. Tansel, "A simulation model for military deployment", Proceeedings of the 2007 Winter Simulation Conference, 2007
  • Sabuncuoglu I., Z. Yildirim and B. Tansel, "Askeri Birliklerin Intikal Planlanlamasi icin bir simulasyon Modeli", USMOS, 2007

Courses Taught

 

Graduate Courses:

  • IE 614 Nonlinear Programming (Bilkent University)

  • IE 674 Advanced Models of Facility Location (Bilkent University)

  • IE 512 Graph Theory (Bilkent University)

  • IE 513 Linear Programming (Bilkent University)

  • IE 574 Location and Layout Optimization (Bilkent University)

  • IE 577 Location on Networks (Bilkent University)

  • IE 579 Selected Topics in Locational Research (Bilkent University)

  • IE 590 Research in IE & OR (Bilkent University)

  • MATH 520 Linear Algebra (Bilkent University)

  • ISE 516 Facilities Location and Layout (University of Southern California)

  • ISE 520 Optimization: Theory and Algorithms (University of Southern California)

  • ISE 530 Introduction to Operations Research (University of Southern California)

  • ISE 532 Network Flows (University of Southern California)

  • ISE 536 Linear Programming and Extensions (University of Southern California)

  • ISyE 6734 Methods of Operations Research (Georgia Tech.)

Undergraduate Courses

  • IE 202 Introduction to Modeling and Optimization (Bilkent University)

  • IE 311 Mathematical Programming (Bilkent University)

  • IE 325 Stochastic Models (Bilkent University)

  • IE 371 Operations Analysis and Design (Bilkent University)

  • IE 490 Introduction to Research in IE and OR (Bilkent University)

  • IE 496 Seminar in Production Systems (Bilkent University)

  • MATH 110 Discrete Mathematics (Bilkent University)

  • ISE 330 Introduction to Operations Research (University of Southern California)

  • ISE 220 Probability Concepts in Engineering (University of Southern California)

  • ISE 360 Engineering Economy (University of Southern California)

  • ISyE 3131 Introduction to Operations Research (Georgia Tech.)

  • ISyE 4101 Operations Analysis and Facility Design (Georgia Tech.)

  • ISyE 4102 Operations Management (Georgia Tech.)


Theses Supervised

  • Pelin Balcı, Analysis of Locations of Existing Fire Stations in Ankara in Comparison to Optimized Locations, 2012 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Yiğit Saç, Implementation of New and Classical Set Covering Based Algorithms for Solving The Absolute P-Center Problem, 2011 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Uğur Ziya Yıldırım, A Multi-Modal Discrete-Event Simulation Model for Military Deployment, 2009 (Ph.D. Thesis)
  • Esra Aybar, A Storage Assignment Problem with Multi-Stop Picking Tours in an Automotive Spare Parts Warehouse, 2008 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Kemal Gurol Kurtay, A Study Of Military Factories In Turkey From The Viewpoint Of Productivity And Cost Effectiveness, 2006 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Gunes Erdogan, Quadratic Assignment Problem:Linearizations And Polynomial Time Solvable Cases, 2006 (Ph.D. Thesis)
  • Ibrahim Akgun, Optimization Of Transportation Requirements In The Deployment Of Military Units, 2005 (Ph.D. Thesis)
  • Selin Damla Erdogan, A Review Of Network Location Theory And Models, 2004 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Nilufer Nur Begen, Optimal Locations Of Landfills And Transfer Stations In Solid Waste Management, 2002 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Ibrahim Duger, Terrain Visibility Optimization Problems, 2001 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Bahar Yetis Kara, Modeling And Analysis Of Issues In Hub Location Problem, 1999 (Ph.D. Thesis)
  • Ozgur Atilla Tufekci, Robust Solutions To Single And Multi-Period Machine Layout Problems With Interval Flows, 1997 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Hulya Emir, Distance Constraints On Cyclic Networks: A New Polynomially Solvableclass, 1997 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Beşir Umut Amcaoğlu, On The Qap Polytope And A Related Inequality System, 1997 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Burçin Bozkaya, A Spanning Tree Approach To Solving The Absolute P-Center Problem, 1995 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Bahar Kara, Single Machine Total Tardiness Problem: Exact And Heuristic Algorithms Based On ß Sequence And Decomposition Theorems, 1994 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Dilek Yilmaz, Planar P-Center Problem With Tchebychev Distance, 1994 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Muhittin Hakan Demir, Multifacility Location With Imprecise Data, 1994 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Sibel Salman, Analysis Of Multimedian Problems On Time Dependent Networks, 1994 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Naile Gülcan Yeşilkökçen, Polynomially Solvable Cases Of Multifacility Distance Constraints Oncyclic Networks, 1993 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Canan Bilen, Unidirectional Loop Network Layout Problem In Flexible Manufacturing Systems, 1993 (M.S. Thesis)
  • Esra Doğan, Sensitivity Analysis Of Distance Constraints And Of Multifacility Minimax Location On Tree Networks, 1989 (M.S. Thesis)
   
 

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