Sheldon Howard Jacobson, Ph.D.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Conference Proceedings Papers

1.    Jacobson, S.H., Morrice, D.J., Schruben, L.W., 1988, "The Global Simulation Clock as the Frequency Domain Experiment Index," Proceedings of the 1988 Winter Simulation Conference, 558-563.

2.    Jacobson, S.H., Schruben, L.W., 1988, "Optimization of Stochastic Dynamical Systems in the Frequency Domain," Analysis and Optimization of Systems, Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, 111, 925-938.

3.    Jacobson, S.H., 1989, "Oscillation Amplitude Considerations in Frequency Domain Experiments," Proceedings of the 1989 Winter Simulation Conference, 406-410.

4.    Morrice, D.J., Schruben, L.W., Jacobson, S.H., 1990, "Initial Transient Effects in the Frequency Domain," Proceedings of the 1990 Winter Simulation Conference, 357-359.

5.    Yucesan, E., Jacobson, S.H., 1992, "Building Correct Simulation Models is Difficult," Proceedings of the 1992 Winter Simulation Conference, 25, 783-790.

6.    Jacobson, S.H., 1994, "Harmonic Gradient Estimators: A Survey of Recent Results," Proceedings of the Conference on Modeling and Simulation (European Simulation Multiconference), 853-857.

7.    Kumar, A, Jacobson, S.H., Mohamed, Z., Motwani, J., 1994, "A Heuristic Approach for Designing Flexible Assembly Systems," 1994 Proceedings Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, 3, 1612-1614.

8.    Vazquez, F., Jacobson, S.H., 1994, "Application of RPA and the Harmonic Gradient Estimators to a Priority Queueing System," Proceedings of the 1994 Winter Simulation Conference, 369-376.

9.    Jacobson, S.H., Morrice, D.J., 1994, "Teaching Simulation: A Panel Discussion," Proceedings of the 1994 Winter Simulation Conference, 1378-1381.

10. Fleischer, M.A., Jacobson, S.H., 1995, "Cybernetic Optimization by Simulated Annealing: An Overview with Experimental Results," First Metaheuristics International Conference Proceedings, 361-368.

11. Morrice, D.J., Jacobson, S.H., 1995, "Amplitude Selection in Transient Sensitivity Analysis, Proceedings of the 1995 Winter Simulation Conference, 330-335.

12. Yucesan, E., Jacobson, S.H., 1995, "On the Simultaneous Construction of Sample Paths," Proceedings of the 1995 Winter Simulation Conference, 357-361.

13. Jacobson, S.H., 1996, "Building and Analyzing Discrete Event Simulation Models of Complex Systems: A Computational Complexity Approach," Proceedings of the 1996 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, 503-504.

14. Yucesan, E., Jacobson, S.H., 1996, "Simulated Annealing Heuristic for Accessibility," Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Stochastic Simulation and Experimental Design, 21-27.

15. Jacobson, S.H., Morrice, D.J., 1996, "Analyzing the Temporal Association Between Health Disorders and Medical Treatments Using Probability Models and Monte Carlo Simulation," Proceedings of the 1996 Winter Simulation Conference, 1176-1182.

16. Jacobson, S.H., 1997, "Heuristics for Discrete Event Computer Simulation Model Structural Problems," Proceedings of the 1997 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, 415-416.

17. Jacobson, S.H., Sullivan, K.A., Johnson, A.W., 1997, "Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms for Discrete Manufacturing Process Design Problems Using Computer Simulation Models," Proceedings of the Conference on Modeling and Simulation (European Simulation Multiconference), 473-478 (Best Paper Award in the Industrial Simulation Track).

18. Weniger, B. C., Jacobson, S.H., Sewell, E.C., Deuson, R., Chen, R.T., 1997, “Vaccine Selection Algorithm using Linear Programming to Minimize the Overall Cost of Disease Control through Immunization,” Proceedings of the 37th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.

19. Swisher, J.R., Jun, J.B., Jacobson, S.H., Balci, O., 1997, "Simulation of the Queston Physician Network," Proceedings of the 1997 Winter Simulation Conference, 1146-1154.

20. Jacobson, S.H., 1998, "Heuristics for Computer Simulation Discrete Manufacturing Process Design Optimization," Proceedings of the 1998 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, 175-176.

21. Jacobson, S.H., Yucesan, E., 1998, "Using Accessibility to Assess the Performance of Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms," Proceedings of the 1998 Winter Simulation Conference, 761-768.

22. Jacobson, S. H., Armstrong, D.E., Vaughan, D. 1999, “A Survey of Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms for Discrete Manufacturing Process Design Optimization,” Advanced Aerospace Materials and Processes Conference (AeroMat).

23. Kumar, A., Jacobson, S.H., Mohamed, Z.M., 1999, “Managing Critical Resources with Stochastic Consumption Rates,” Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.

24. Swisher, J.R., Jacobson, S.H., 1999, "Discrete-Event Simulation Optimization Using Ranking, Selection, and Multiple Comparison Procedures: A Survey," (State-of-the-Art Tutorial), Proceedings of the 1999 Winter Simulation Conference, 492-501.

25. Jacobson, S.H., 2000, "A Study of Local Search Strategies using Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms,” Proceedings of the 2000 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference.

26. Kumar A., Jacobson, S.H., 2000, "Managing Critical Resources with Stochastic Consumption Rates," Manufacturing and Service Operations Management 2000 Conference Proceedings, 1-8.

27. Swisher, J.R., Hyden, P., Jacobson, S.H., Schruben, L.W., 2000, " A Survey of Simulation Optimization Techniques and Procedures," (State-of-the-Art Tutorial), Proceedings of the 2000 Winter Simulation Conference.

28. Jacobson, S.H., 2001, “On the Performance of Local Search Algorithms,” Proceedings of the 2001 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference.

29. Henderson, D., Wakefield, R.R., Vaughan, D., Jacobson, S.H., 2001, "Optimal Earthmoving Vehicle Routes Using Local Search Algorithms," Perspectives on Innovation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction, Anumba, C.J., Egbu, C. and Thorpe, A. (Editors), Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on 'Innovation In Architecture Engineering And Construction (AEC)', Loughborough University, United Kingdom, 555-565.

30. Vaughan, D.E., Jacobson, S.H., Armstrong, D.E., 2001, “Discrete Manufacturing Process Design Optimization using Simultaneous Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms,” Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Processing and Manufacturing of Materials.

31. Jacobson, S.H., Sewell, E.C., Weniger, B.G., 2001, “Using Monte Carlo Simulation to Assess the Value of Combination Vaccines for Pediatric Immunization,” Proceedings of the 2001 Winter Simulation Conference.

32. Jacobson, S.H., 2002, “Assessing the Performance of Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms,” Proceedings of the 2002 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference.

33. Kobza, J.E., Jacobson, S.H., 2003, “A Study of Aviation Access Control Security Systems,” Proceedings of the 2003 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference.

34. Jacobson, S.H., 2003, “A Study of Local Search Strategies Using Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms,” Proceedings of the 2003 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference.

35. Kobza, J. E., Jacobson, S.H., 2004, “A Study of Aviation Access Control Security Systems,” Proceedings of the 2004 NSF Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference.

36. Jacobson, S. H., 2004, “A Study of Local Search Strategies Using Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms,” Proceedings of the 2004 NSF Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference.

37. Sewell, E. C., Jacobson, S.H., 2004, “Research on Designing Vaccine Formularies for Childhood Immunization,” Proceedings of the 2004 NSF Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference.

38. Jacobson, S. H., Kobza, J.E., 2005, “A Study of Aviation Access Control Security Systems,” Proceedings of the 2005 NSF Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference.

39. Jacobson, S. H., Sewell, E.C., 2005, “Research on Designing Vaccine Formularies for Childhood Immunization,” Proceedings of the 2005 NSF Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference.

40. Jacobson, S. H. and J. E. Kobza, 2006, “A Study of Aviation Access Control Security Systems,” Proceedings of the 2006 NSF Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference.

41. Jacobson, S. H. and E. C. Sewell, 2006, “Research on Designing Vaccine Formularies for Childhood Immunization,” Proceedings of the 2006 NSF Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference

42. Jacobson, S.H., Hall, S.N., McLay, L.A., 2006, “Visiting Near-Optimal Solutions Using Local Search Algorithms,” Proceedings in Computational Statistics, COMPSTAT 2006 (Editors, A. Rizzi, M. Vichi), Physica-Verlag, Springer, Heidelberg, Germany, 471-481.

43. McLay, L.A., Jacobson, S.H., Kobza, J.E., 2006, “Balancing Technology Capability Enhancement and Passenger Prescreening Information for Aviation Baggage Screening, Proceedings of Safe Skies Symposium, Washington, DC.

44. Jacobson, S.H., Sewell, E.C., Hall, S.N., 2008, “Analyzing the General Minimum Cost Vaccine Formulary Selection Problem," Proceedings of the 2008 NSF Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference.

45. Jacobson, S.H., Sewell, E.C., Hall, S.N., 2009, “Maximizing the Effectiveness of a Pediatric Vaccine Formulary While Prohibiting Extraimmunization," Proceedings of the 2009 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference.

46. Chan, W.K., Schruben, L.W., Nelson, B.L. Jacobson, S.H., 2009, “Simulation Fusion,” Proceedings of the 2009 Winter Simulation Conference.

47. Jacobson, S.H., McLay, L.A., Lee, A.J., 2011, “New Approaches for Airport Security Checkpoint Screening,” Proceedings of the 2011 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference.

Last Updated: 12 May 2016