Sheldon Howard Jacobson, Ph.D.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Papers in Archival Journals


Stochastic Models, On-line Optimization, and Sequential Decision-Making

1.  Nikolaev, A.G., Jacobson, S.H., 2010, “Stochastic Sequential Decision-Making with a Random Number of Jobs”, Operations Research, 54(4P1), 1023-1027.

2.  Lee, A.J., Jacobson, S.H., 2011, “Sequential Stochastic Assignment under Uncertainty: Estimation and Convergence,” Statistical Inference for Stochastic Processes, 14(1), 21-46.

3.  Baharian, G., Jacobson, S.H., 2013, “Stochastic Sequential Assignment Problem with Threshold Criteria,” Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, 27(3), 277-296.

4.  Baharian, G., Jacobson, S.H., 2013, “Limiting Behavior of the Stochastic Sequential Assignment Problem,” Naval Research Logistics, 60(4), 321-330.

5.  Khatibi, A., Baharian, G., Kone, E.R., Jacobson, S.H., 2014, “The Sequential Stochastic Assignment Problem with Random Success Rates,” IIE Transactions. 46(11), 1169-1180.

6.  Baharian, G., Jacobson, S.H., 2014, “Limiting Behavior of the Target-Dependent Stochastic Sequential Assignment Problem,” Journal of Applied Probability, 51(4), 943-953.

7.   Khatibi, A., Baharian, G., Behzad, B., Jacobson, S.H., 2015, “Extensions of the Sequential Stochastic Assignment Problem, Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, 82(3), 317-340.

8.  Baharian, G., Khatibi, A., Jacobson, S.H., 2016, "Sequential Stochastic Assignment Problem with Time-dependent Random Success Rates" Journal of Applied Probability, 53(4), 1052-1063.

9.  Khatibi, A., Jacobson, S.H., 2017, “Doubly Stochastic Sequential Assignment Problem,” Naval Research Logistics, 63(3), 124-137.

10. Yu, G., Jacobson, S.H., 2018, “ Online C-benevolent Job Scheduling on Multiple Machines," Optimization Letters, 12(2), 251-263.

11. Khatibi, S.H. Jacobson, 2018, “Generalized Stochastic Sequential Assignment Problem,” Stochastic Systems, 8(4), 293-306.

12. Yu, G., Jacobson, S.H., Kiyavash, N., 2019, "A Bi-Criteria Multiple-Choice Secretary Problem," IISE Transaction, 31(6), 577-588.

13. Yu, G., Jacobson, S.H., Kiyavash, N., 2020, "Asymptotic Analysis for Multi-objective Sequential Stochastic Assignment Problems," Stochastics: An International Journal of Probability and Stochastic Processes, 92(2), 223-264.

14. Yu, G., Jacobson, S.H., 2020, “Primal-Dual Analysis for Online Interval Scheduling Problems,” Journal of Global Optimization, 77, 275-302.

15. Yu, G., Jacobson, S.H., 2020, "Approximation Algorithms for Scheduling C-benevolent jobs on Weighted Machines," IISE Transactions, 52(4), 432–443.

16. Kelley, M., Jacobson, S.H., 2022, “Total Online Bipartite Matching Problem,” Optimization Letters

17. Kelley, M., Yu, G., Jacobson, S.H., "Approximation Algorithms for Stochastic Online Matching with Reusable Resources." Mathematical Methods of Operations Research.



Last Updated: 22 October 2023