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Leen Stougie (PhD 1985 at Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam) is full professor in Operations Research at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam since 2008. Leen has previously worked at the TU Eindhoven and the CWI Amsterdam.


Operations Research, Combinatorial Optimization, Scheduling, Complexity, Approximation Algorithms, Computational Biology



Minor in Operations Analytics

  • The Department of Econometrics and Operations Research in collaboration with the Department of Information, Logistics and Innovation offers a Minor in Operations Analytics in the fall semester (September-January) starting in the academic year 2016-2017.

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Research Output 1980 2018

Approximation algorithms for replenishment problems with fixed turnover times

Bosman, T., van Ee, M., Jiao, Y., Marchetti-Spaccamela, A., Ravi, R. & Stougie, L., 2018, LATIN 2018: Theoretical Informatics - 13th Latin American Symposium, Proceedings. Springer/Verlag, p. 217-230 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10807 LNCS)

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Approximation algorithms
Approximation Algorithms
Vehicle routing
Computational complexity

On Unrooted and Root-Uncertain Variants of Several Well-Known Phylogenetic Network Problems

van Iersel, L., Kelk, S., Stamoulis, G., Stougie, L. & Boes, O., Nov 2018, In : Algorithmica. 80, 11, p. 2993-3022 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Phylogenetic Network
Display devices
Phylogenetic Tree
Rooted Trees

The stochastic programming heritage of Maarten van der Vlerk

Morton, D. P., Romeijnders, W., Schultz, R. & Stougie, L., 2018, In : Computational Management Science. 15, 3-4, p. 319-323 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalEditorialAcademicpeer-review

Minimizing worst-case and average-case makespan over scenarios

Feuerstein, E., Marchetti-Spaccamela, A., Schalekamp, F., Sitters, R. A., van der Ster, S., Stougie, L. & van Zuylen, A., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Scheduling. 20, 6, p. 545-555 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Combinatorial optimization
Approximation algorithms

Routing under Uncertainty: Approximation and Complexity

van Ee, M., 2017, 120 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access

Activities 2008 2017

MAPSP 2017, June 2017, Seeon, Munich, Germany

Stougie, L. (Chair)
12 Jun 201716 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

RECOMB 2017, April 2017, Hong Kong, China

Stougie, L. (Member of programme committee)
3 May 20177 May 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

Surveys in Operations Research and Management Science (Journal)

Stougie, L. (Associate editor)

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization (Journal)

Stougie, L. (Associate editor)

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic