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  • Warandelaan 2, Prisma Building, room P 2.209

    5037 AB Tilburg

    Netherlands

19972018
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Research Output 1997 2018

2018
193 Downloads (Pure)

Primal and dual approaches to adjustable robust optimization

de Ruiter, F., 2018, Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research. 156 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access
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Experiments
Uncertainty
2017
1131 Downloads (Pure)

Building best practice automotive after sales network: The Volkswagen case

Mikolik, G., 2017, Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research. 346 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

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Best practice
Industry
Benchmark
Service operations
After-sales service

Globalized robust optimization for nonlinear uncertain inequalities

Ben-Tal, A., Brekelmans, R., den Hertog, D. & Vial, J. P., Apr 2017, In : INFORMS Journal on Computing. 29, 2, p. 350-366

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Uncertainty
Robust optimization
Violations
Distance measure
Trade-offs

Optimal strategies for flood prevention

Eijgenraam, C., Brekelmans, R., den Hertog, D. & Roos, C., May 2017, In : Management Science. 63, 5, p. 1644-1656

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Optimal strategy
The Netherlands
Economics
Climate
Optimal solution
439 Downloads (Pure)

Ranking of Unwarranted Variations in Healthcare Treatments

Moes, H., Brekelmans, R., Hamers, H. & Hasaart, F., 2 Feb 2017, Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research, 20 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2017-004).

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Health insurance
Industry
416 Downloads (Pure)

Robust optimization of uncertain multistage inventory systems with inexact data in decision rules

de Ruiter, F., Ben-Tal, A., Brekelmans, R. & den Hertog, D., Jan 2017, In : Computational Management Science. 14, 1, p. 45-66

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Information management
Robust optimization
Decision rules
Inventory systems
Planning
2016
161 Downloads (Pure)

The impact of the existence of multiple adjustable robust solutions

de Ruiter, F., Brekelmans, R. & den Hertog, D., 11 Oct 2016, In : Mathematical Programming . 160, 1-2, p. 531-545

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Robust Optimization
Multiple Solutions
Decision Rules
Folding
Horizon
2015
659 Downloads (Pure)

Globalized Robust Optimization for Nonlinear Uncertain Inequalities

Ben-Tal, A., Brekelmans, R., den Hertog, D. & Vial, J. P., 15 Jun 2015, Tilburg: Department of Econometrics, 29 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2015-031).

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methodology
parameter
2014
429 Downloads (Pure)

Adjustable Robust Optimizations with Decision Rules Based on Inexact Revealed Data

de Ruiter, F. J. C. T., Ben-Tal, A., Brekelmans, R. C. M. & den Hertog, D., 2014, Tilburg: Operations research, 31 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2014-003).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

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Information management
Big data

A mixed integer nonlinear optimization approach to optimize dike heights in the Netherlands

Brekelmans, R., Eijgenraam, C., den Hertog, D. & Roos, C., Apr 2014, In : Optima: Mathematical Optimization Society Newsletter. 94, 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Levees
Decision making
Costs
Nonlinear programming
Water levels

Economically efficient standards to protect the Netherlands against flooding

Eijgenraam, C., Kind, J., Bak, C., Brekelmans, R. C. M., den Hertog, D., Duits, M., Roos, C., Vermeer, P. J. & Kuijken, W., 2014, In : Interfaces. 44, 1, p. 7-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Levees
Operations research
Cost benefit analysis
Nonlinear programming
Decision making
2013

An impulse control approach to dike height optimization

Chahim, M., Brekelmans, R. C. M., den Hertog, D. & Kort, P. M., 2013, In : Optimization Methods and Software. 28, 3, p. 458-477

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Impulse Control
Levees
Maximum principle
Optimization
Maximum Principle
2012
342 Downloads (Pure)

An Impulse Control Approach to Dike Height Optimization (Revised version of CentER DP 2011-097)

Chahim, M., Brekelmans, R. C. M., den Hertog, D. & Kort, P. M., 2012, Tilburg: Operations research, 24 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2012-079).

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Levees
Maximum principle
Dynamic programming

Safe dike heights at minimal costs: The nonhomogeneous case

Brekelmans, R. C. M., den Hertog, D., Roos, C. & Eijgenraam, C., 2012, In : Operations Research. 60, 6, p. 1342-1355

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Levees
Costs
Sea level
Nonlinear programming
Water levels
2011

An Impulse Control Approach to Dike Height Optimization (Replaced by CentER DP 2012-079)

Chahim, M., Brekelmans, R. C. M., den Hertog, D. & Kort, P. M., 2011, Tilburg: Operations research, (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2011-097).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

Levees
Maximum principle
Dynamic programming
2010

Optimaliseren? Doe het robuust!

Brekelmans, R. C. M. & den Hertog, D., 2010, In : STAtOR. dec 2010, p. 24-27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

2009

Assessing the effect of using demand parameters estimates in inventory control and improving the performance using a correction function

Janssen, E., Strijbosch, L. W. G. & Brekelmans, R. C. M., 2009, In : International Journal of Production Economics. 118, 1, p. 34-42

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Inventory control
Linear regression
Specifications
Underperformance
Simulation
2008

Does trust foster sustainability? Results from a management simulation game

Krikke, H. R., Brekelmans, R. C. M., Fleuren, H. A. & Kuijpers, C. M. H., 2008, Web-Based Green Product Life Cycle Management Systems: Reverse Supply Chain Utilization. Wang, H. F. (ed.). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, p. 461 461 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

243 Downloads (Pure)

Gradient estimation using Lagrange interpolation polynomials

Brekelmans, R. C. M., Driessen, L., Hamers, H. J. M. & den Hertog, D., 2008, In : Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications. 136, 3, p. 341-357

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Gradient Estimation
Lagrange Interpolation
Interpolation
Polynomials
Polynomial
2007
259 Downloads (Pure)

How to Determine the Order-up-to Level When Demand is Gamma Distributed with Unknown Parameters

Janssen, E., Strijbosch, L. W. G. & Brekelmans, R. C. M., 2007, Tilburg: Operations research, 18 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2007-71).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

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simulation
services
parameter
demand
policy
2006
237 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the Effects of using Demand Parameters Estimates in Inventory Control

Janssen, E., Strijbosch, L. W. G. & Brekelmans, R. C. M., 2006, Tilburg: Operations research, 19 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2006-90).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

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Inventory control
Underperformance
Simulation
Reorder point
Inventory model

On D-optimality based trust regions for black-box optimization problems

Driessen, L., Brekelmans, R. C. M., Hamers, H. J. M. & den Hertog, D., 2006, In : Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 31, 1, p. 40-48

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

311 Downloads (Pure)

Why Methods for Optimization Problems with Time-Consuming Function Evaluations and Integer Variables Should Use Global Approximation Models

Driessen, L., Brekelmans, R. C. M., Gerichhausen, M., Hamers, H. J. M. & den Hertog, D., 2006, Tilburg: Operations research, 19 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2006-4).

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Evaluation Function
Optimization Problem
Integer
Approximation
Local Approximation
2005

Constrained optimization involving expensive function evaluations: A sequential approach

Brekelmans, R. C. M., Driessen, L., Hamers, H. J. M. & den Hertog, D., 2005, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 160, 1, p. 121-138 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Gradient estimation schemes for noisy functions

Brekelmans, R. C. M., Driessen, L., Hamers, H. J. M. & den Hertog, D., 2005, In : Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications. 126, 3, p. 529-551

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2003
282 Downloads (Pure)

Gradient Estimation Schemes for Noisy Functions

Brekelmans, R. C. M., Driessen, L., Hamers, H. J. M. & den Hertog, D., 2003, Tilburg: Operations research, 22 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2003-12).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

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Gradient Estimation
Gradient Estimate
Design of Experiments
Nonlinear Programming
Finite Difference Scheme
289 Downloads (Pure)

Gradient Estimation using Lagrange Interpolation Polynomials

Hamers, H. J. M., Brekelmans, R. C. M., Driessen, L. & den Hertog, D., 2003, Tilburg: Operations research, 18 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2003-101).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

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Gradient Estimation
Lagrange Interpolation
Polynomial
Mean Squared Error
Evaluation
2001

Approximating the finite-time ruin probability under interest force

Brekelmans, R. C. M. & De Waegenaere, A. M. B., 2001, In : Insurance: Mathematics & Economics. 29, p. 217-229 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

A sequential approach to product and process design involving expensive function evaluation

Brekelmans, R. C. M., Driessen, L., Hamers, H. J. M. & den Hertog, D., 2001, Proceedings of the 3rd ASMO/ISSMO Conference on Engineering Design Optimization. Querin, O. M. (ed.). Harrogate, North Yorkshire: University Press Leeds

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

295 Downloads (Pure)

Constrained Optimization Involving Expensive Function Evaluations: A Sequential Approach

Brekelmans, R. C. M., Driessen, L., Hamers, H. J. M. & den Hertog, D., 2001, Tilburg: Operations research, 25 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2001-87).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

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Function evaluation
Constrained optimization
Derivatives
Geometry
Design of experiments
257 Downloads (Pure)

On D-Optimality Based Trust Regions for Black-Box Optimization Problems

Driessen, L., Brekelmans, R. C. M., Hamers, H. J. M. & den Hertog, D., 2001, Tilburg: Operations research, 16 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2001-69).

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Derivatives
Geometry
Mathematical programming
Design of experiments
2000
242 Downloads (Pure)

Approximating the Finite-Time Ruin Probability under Interest Force

Brekelmans, R. C. M. & De Waegenaere, A. M. B., 2000, Tilburg: Operations research, 18 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2000-111).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

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Finite-time Ruin Probability
Probability of Ruin
Interval
Renewal Equation
Upper bound
220 Downloads (Pure)

Stochastic models in risk theory and management accounting

Brekelmans, R. C. M., 2000, Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research. 117 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

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Management accounting
Risk process
Risk management
Insurer
Risk theory
1999
202 Downloads (Pure)

Cancelling of Insurance Contracts

Brekelmans, R. C. M. & De Waegenaere, A. M. B., 1999, Tilburg: Operations research, 24 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 1999-60).

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1997
223 Downloads (Pure)

Budget Setting Strategies for the Company's Divisions

Berg, M., Brekelmans, R. C. M. & De Waegenaere, A. M. B., 1997, Tilburg: Accounting, 14 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 1997-103).

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Uncertainty
Revenue
Numerical analysis
Modeling