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Research

Published Research Papers

Learning in Repeated Auctions with Budgets: Regret Minimization and Equilibrium. With Santiago R. Balseiro. Forthcomming in Management Science

      - honorable mention at the Informs 2018 JFIG paper award

The Competitive Facility Location Problem for a Duopoly: Advances Beyond Trees. With Daniela Saban and Nicolas E. Stier-Moses. Operations Research, 2018, 66 (4), 1058-1067. Online companion available here.

Framework Agreements in Procurement: An Auction Model and Design Recommendations. With Lijian Lu and Gabriel Y. Weintraub. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2017, 19 (4), 586-603. Online companion available here. Additional supporting material available here.

Optimization in Online Content Recommendation Services: Beyond Click-Through Rates. With Omar Besbes and Assaf Zeevi. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2016, 18 (1), 15-33. Online companion available here.

      - featured as lead article of the special issue on practice focused research

      - featured in Insights by Stanford Business and in M&SOM Review

      - recognized by the first place at the 2014 M&SOM student paper award   

Non-Stationary Stochastic Optimization. With Omar Besbes and Assaf Zeevi. Operations Research, 2015, 63 (5), 1227-1244. Online companion available here.

      - honorable mention at the Informs 2013 G. Nicholson student paper award.

 

Papers under Review and Research in Progress

Adaptive Sequential Experiments with Unknown Information Flows. With Ahmadreza Momeni. 

      - finalist of the Applied Probability Society 2018 student paper award (A. Momeni)

Optimal Exploration-Exploitation in a Multi-Armed-Bandit Problem with Non-Stationary Rewards. With Omar Besbes and Assaf Zeevi. 

Sequential Procurement with Contractual and Experimental Learning. With Gregory Macnamara and Daniela Saban. 

Value Loss in Allocation Systems with Provider Guarantees. With Dan A. Iancu and Xavier Warnes. 

Online Experimentation with Information Blockades. With Ahmadreza Momeni. 

 

Peer Reviewed Conference Publications

Adaptive Learning with Unknown Information Flows. With A. Momeni. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 32 (NeurIPS 2018), S. Bengio, N. Cesa-Bianchi, K. Grauman, R. Garnett, H. Larochelle, and H. Wallach (editors). Poster available here. 3-minutes video available here

Learning in Repeated Auctions with Budgets: Regret Minimization and Equilibrium. With S. R. Balseiro. Proceeding of the 18th ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC 2017)

Heuristics for Planning with Rare Catastrophic Events. With Y. Kim and M. J. Kochenderfer. 2017 IEEE Winter Simulation Conference (WSC 2017), 3030-3041. 

Stochastic Multi-Armed-Bandit Problem with Non-stationary Rewards. With O. Besbes and A. Zeevi. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 27 (NIPS 2014), Z. Ghahramani, M. Welling, C. Cortes, N. D. Lawrence and K. Q. Weinberger (editors), 199-207. 

A Procurement Auction Model for Framework Agreements. With G. Y. Weintraub and D. Escobar. Charting a Course in Public Procurement, Innovation & Knowledge Sharing, International Public Procurement Conference Publications, 2012. 
 
A Facility Location Problem under Competition, With N. E. Stier-Moses. The Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on the Economics of Networks, Systems & Computation (NetEcon 2011), J. Douceur and A. Ozdaglar (editors).