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Dinard van der Laan is associate professor at the department of Econometrics and OR at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. He obtained his PhD at Leiden University in 2003.

Research

Main research topics:

  • Dynamic Programming
  • Markov Decision Processes
  • Optimization of Queueing Networks
  • Dynamic Pricing

 

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Servers Engineering & Materials Science
Routing Mathematics
Server Mathematics
Queue Mathematics
Waiting Time Mathematics
Decision Rules Mathematics
Parallel Queues Mathematics
Secretary Problem Mathematics

Research Output 2004 2018

Assigning multiple job types to parallel specialized servers

van der Laan, D., 17 May 2018, In : Discrete Event Dynamic Systems. 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Servers
Server
Decision Rules
Assignment Problem
Optimization

Assigning Multiple Job Types to Parallel Specialized Servers

van der Laan, D. A., 2015, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 35 p.(TI Discussion Paper; no. 15-102/III)

Research output: Working paperProfessional

Optimal balanced control for call centers

Bhulai, S., Yuan, T., Heidergott, B. F. & van der Laan, D. A., 2012, In : Annals of Operations Research. 201, 1, p. 39-62

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Call centres
Mixed strategy
Control strategy
Optimal control
Assignment

Approximate results for a generalized secretary problem

Dietz, C., van der Laan, D. A. & Ridder, A. A. N., 2011, In : Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences. 25, 2, p. 157-169

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Secretary Problem
Backward Induction
Optimal Policy
Person
Approximation

Endogenous entry in lowest-unique sealed-bid auctions

Houba, H. E. D., van der Laan, D. A. & Veldhuizen, D., 2011, In : Theory and Decision. 71, 2, p. 269-295

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

File
Hawks
auction
Costs and Cost Analysis
Costs
simulation

Activities 2009 2018

  • 7 Lecture / Presentation
  • 2 Visiting an external academic institution
  • 1 Editorial work

University of York, Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK.

van der Laan, D. A. (Visiting researcher)
11 Jun 201816 Jun 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

Efficient Sequential Multi-Item Assignments with Randomly Arriving Buyers

van der Laan, D. A. (Speaker)
21 Jun 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

University of York

van der Laan, D. A. (Visiting researcher)
19 Jun 201724 Jun 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

Efficient random sequential assignment with deadline

van der Laan, D. A. (Speaker)
9 Jun 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic