Sheldon Howard Jacobson, Ph.D.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Book Chapters

1.   Fleischer, M.A., Jacobson, S.H., 1996, "Cybernetic Optimization by Simulated Annealing: An Implementation of Parallel Processing Using Probabilistic Feedback Control," 249-264 (Chapter 16 in Meta-Heuristics: Theory and Application, I.H. Osman and J.P. Kelly, Editors), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, Massachusetts.

2.   Jacobson, S.H., 2002, “Analyzing the Performance of Local Search Algorithms using Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms,” 441-467, (Chapter 20 in Essays and Surveys on Metaheuristics, P. Hansen and C.C. Ribeiro, Editors), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, Massachusetts.

3.   Henderson, D., Jacobson, S.H., Johnson, A.W., 2003, “The Theory and Practice of Simulated Annealing,” 287-319, (Chapter 10 in Handbook on Metaheuristics, F. Glover and G. Kochenberger, Editors), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, Massachusetts.

4.   Jacobson, S.H., Sewell, E.C., 2004, "Designing Pediatric Formularies for Childhood Immunization using Integer Programming Models," Chapter in Operations Research and Health Care: A Handbook of Methods and Applications (M.L. Brandeau, F. Sainfort, and W.P. Pierskalla, Editors), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, Massachusetts, 421-444.

5.   Jacobson, S.H., Hall, S.N., Swisher, J.R., 2006, “Discrete-Event Simulation of Health Care Systems,” Chapter 8 in Patient Flow: Reducing Delay in Healthcare Delivery (R.W. Hall, Editor) Springer International Series, 211-252.

6.   Jacobson, S.H., 2007 “The Economics of Vaccine Delivery,” Chapter 5 in International Assessment of Research and Development in Rapid Vaccine Manufacturing, WTEC Panel Final Report, World Technology Evaluation Center, 55-65.

7.   Hall, S.N., Jacobson, S.H., Sewell, E.C., 2008, “Optimizing Pediatric Vaccine Formularies,” Chapter 4 in Optimization in Medicine and Biology (G. J. Lim, E. K. Lee, Editors) Auerbach Publications (Taylor and Francis Group), 117-145.

8.   Lee, A.J., Nikolaev, A.G., Jacobson, S.H., 2008, “Operations Research Applications in Aviation Security Systems,” Volume 2, Chapter 8 in Aviation Security Management (A.R. Thomas, Editor), Praeger Security International, 126-145.

9.   Nikolaev, A.G. Jacobson, S.H., 2010, "The Theory and Practice of Simulated Annealing," Chapter 1 in Handbook of Metaheuristics (M. Gendreau and J.-Y. Potvins, Editors), Second Edition, International Series in Operations Research and Management Science, Volume 146, Springer, New York, 1-40.

10.   Jacobson, S.H., King, D.M., 2010, “A Societal Cost of Obesity in Terms of Automobile Fuel Consumption,” Chapter in Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science (Pinar Keskinocak, J. Swann, Editors).

11.   Lee, A.J., Jacobson, S.H., 2010, “Optimizing the Aviation Checkpoint Process to Enhance Security and Expedite Screening,” Chapter in Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science (Pinar Keskinocak, J. Swann, Editors).

Last Updated: 5 July 2016