The Toronto Intelligent Decision Engineering Laboratory


J. Christopher Beck J. Christopher Beck
Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Toronto, 1999

Research Students

Oksana Pichugina Oksana Pichugina
Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. in Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Methods, Dr. of Sciences in Mathematics, Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics, 2019
Projects: Unconstraint Quadratic Binary Optimization (QUBO), Solving Complex Problems with QUBO-based Specialized Hardware, Vehicle Routing and Scheduling Problems Modelling, Evolutionary Algorithms
Yingcong Tan (Tan) Yingcong Tan (Tan)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Concordia University, 2021
Projects: Complex Vehicle Routing, Inverse Reinforcement Learning, Inverse Optimization
Arnoosh Golestanian Arnoosh Golestanian
Ph.D. Candidate
M.Sc., Computer Science, University of Alberta, 2017
Project: Data-Driven Cargo Network Planning in Northern Canada
Jiachen (Jason) Zhang Jiachen (Jason) Zhang
Ph.D. Candidate
M.A.Sc, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, 2019
Projects: Hardware-Based Approaches for Shceudling and Matching, Pickup and Delivery Problem with Transfers
Ryo Kuroiwa Ryo Kuroiwa
Ph.D. Candidate
M.Sc., Multidisciplinary Science, University of Tokyo, 2020
Projects: Domain-Independent Dynamic Programming Solver, Heuristic Search for AI Planning
Minori Narita Minori Narita
Ph.D. Candidate
M.Sc., Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2021
Project: Neuro-symbolic Techniques for Solving Combinatorial Optimization Problems
Yuxiao (Jasper) Chen Yuxiao (Jasper) Chen
Ph.D. Candidate
M.A.Sc., Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, 2023
Project: Multi-resource Server Planning in Cloud Based on Queuing and Combinatorial Model
Litong Zheng Litong Zheng
M.A.Sc. Candidate
B.A.Sc., Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, 2021
Project: Automated Pre-procedure Fasting Instruction System Using Machine Learning

Alumni and Their Projects

Giovanni Lo Bianco "Solving Job-Shop Scheduling Problems with QUBO-Based Specialized Hardware"
Anton Korikov "Counterfactual Explanations for Discrete Optimization"
Yiqing (Louis) Luo "Decision Diagrams and Large Neighbourhood Search for Earliness Tardiness Single Machine Scheduling with Sequence Dependent Setups"
Victor Lo "Decision Diagrams and Large Neighbourhood Search for Earliness Tardiness Single Machine Scheduling with Sequence Dependent Setups"
Kyle Booth "Constraint Programming Approaches to Electric Vehicle and Robot Routing Problems"
Margarita Castro "Optimization Methods based on Decision Diagrams for Constraint Programmin g, AI Planning, and Mathematical Programming"
Eldan Cohen "Empirical Models of Heuristic Search in AI Planning and Neural Sequence Decoding"
Tanya Tang "Exact and Heuristic Approaches to Batching-and-Sch ed uling for the Composites Manufact uring Problem"
Victor Lo "Decision Diagra ms and Large Neighbourhood Search for Earliness Tardiness Single Machine Scheduling with Sequence Dependent Setups"
Ranjith Kumar "Exact Methods to Solve the Fair Allocation Problem in the Social Needs Marketplace"
Stefana Filipova "A Formal Analysis of the Propagation for the Ellipsoid Global Constraint and an Application to the Selective Tree Breeding Problem"
Chang Liu "Modeling and Solving the Senior Transportation Problem"
Wen-Yang Ku "Hybrid Exact Methods for Solving Strictly Convex Integer Quadratic Programs"
Tony Tran "Decomposition Methods for Complex Scheduling Applications"
Buser Say "Mixed-Integer Linear Programming Models for Least-Commitment Partial-Order Planning"
Christian Muise "Exploiting Relevance to Improve Robustness and Flexibility in Plan Generation and Execution"
Maliheh Aramon Bajestani"Integrating Maintenance Planning and Production Scheduling: Making Operational Decisions with a Strategic Perspective"
Maher Alhossaini "Remodeling Planning Domains Using Macro Operators and Machine Learning"
Daria TerekhovIntegrating Combinatorial Scheduling with Inventory Management and Queueing Theory
T.K. FengSatellite Scheduling
Lei Duan
Multi-agent Negotiation
Mohammad M. Fazel-ZarandiUsing Decomposition to Solve Facility Location/Fleet Management Problems
Samuel GabrielssonA Parallel Tabu Search Algorithm for the Quadratic Assignment Problem
Shoshana HahnDefining, Modeling, and Solving a Real University Course Timetabling Problem
Ivan HeckmanEmpirical Analysis of Solution Guided Multi-Point Constructive Search
Anna MichalakConstraint Programming for Stochastic Problems
Dave YoonEmpirical Analysis of Local Search Algorithms and Problem Difficulty in Satisfiability

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