Research Interests

  • Decision-Making with Uncertain Information
  • Heuristic Search for Optimization
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics and Vehicle Routing
  • Operations Research Applications in Health Care

Submitted & Working Papers

"Robust Dynamic Media Selection with Yield Uncertainty: Max-Min Policies and Dual Bounds," Justin C. Goodson, Luca Bertazzi, & Reuven R. Levary.
"Dynamic Electric Vehicle Routing: Heuristics and Dual Bounds," Nicholas D. Kullman, Justin C. Goodson, & Jorge E. Mendoza.
"Modeling Dynamic Vehicle Routing Problems: A Literature Review and Framework," Marlin W. Ulmer, Justin C. Goodson, Dirk C. Mattfeld, & Barrett W. Thomas.
"A Partnership of Academicians and Practitioners to Create Business Impact," Donald Hardaway, Xu Wang, Roel Harryvan, Richard Scamell, Merry Kweiter, Chris Pringle, & Justin C. Goodson.

Published in Refereed Journals

"Offline-Online Approximate Dynamic Programming for Dynamic Vehicle Routing with Stochastic Requests," Marlin W. Ulmer, Justin C. Goodson, Dirk C. Mattfeld, & Marco Hennig. Transportation Science, Vol. 53(1), pp. 185-202.
"A Rollout Algorithm Framework for Heuristic Solutions to Finite-Horizon Stochastic Dynamic Programs," Justin C. Goodson, Barrett W. Thomas, & Jeffrey W. Ohlmann. European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 258(1), pp. 216-229.
"Partnering with Practice: How Partnerships can be Developed, Shared, and Managed," Don Hardaway, Roel Harryvan, Frank Wang, & Justin C. Goodson. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 38(6), pp. 145-156.
"Restocking-Based Rollout Policies for the Vehicle Routing Problem with Stochastic Demand and Duration Limits," Justin C. Goodson, Barrett W. Thomas, & Jeffrey W. Ohlmann. Transportation Science, Vol. 50(2), pp. 591-607.
"Election Day Routing of Rapid Response Attorneys," Justin C. Goodson. Information Systems and Operational Research, Vol. 52(1), pp. 1-9.
"Rollout Policies for Dynamic Solutions to the Multi-Vehicle Routing Problem with Stochastic Demand and Duration Limits," Justin C. Goodson, Jeffrey W. Ohlmann, & Barrett W. Thomas. Operations Research, Vol. 61(1), pp. 138-154.
"Cyclic-Order Neighborhoods with Application to the Vehicle Routing Problem with Stochastic Demand," Justin C. Goodson, Jeffrey W. Ohlmann, & Barrett W. Thomas. European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 217(2), pp. 312-323.
"Assessing Nursing Home Care Quality Through Bayesian Networks," Justin C. Goodson & Wooseung Jang. Health Care Management Science, Vol. 11, pp. 382-392.
"Nursing Home Care Quality: Insights from a Bayesian Network Approach," Justin C. Goodson, Wooseung Jang, & Marilyn Rantz. The Gerontologist, Vol. 48(3), pp. 338-348.

Book Chapters

"A Rollout Algorithm for Vehicle Routing with Stochastic Customer Requests," Marlin W. Ulmer, Dirk C. Mattfeld, Marco Henig, & Justin C. Goodson. To appear in Logistics Management.

Software

"Djinni: A Templatized C++ Framework with Python Bindings for Heuristic Search," Robert Hansen, Tristan Thiede, Jeffrey W. Ohlmann, Barrett W. Thomas, & Justin C. Goodson. Computational Infrastructure for Operations Research (COIN-OR).
Justin C. Goodson
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