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Rene Sitters is associate professor at the department of Supply Chain Analytics at the Vrije Universiteit.  One day per week he is researcher at the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI). (My CWI page)

He obtained his PhD at Eindhoven University of Technology in 2004.


Main research topics:

  • Combinatorial Optimization problems: algorithms and complexity

Current research:

  • The traveling repairman problem [.pdf]
  • There are some intriguing open problems in online optimization. Here is a report on one of these. A discussion on open problems is given in the last section. [.pdf]
  • A fundamental problem in combinatorial optimization is the Traveling Salesman Problem. Recently, important progress has been made on the approximability of the TSP problem. Here is our contribution. [.pdf]

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