**Sheldon Howard Jacobson,
Ph.D.**

**University
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign **

**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.*