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Three-dimensional Bin Packing in Mixed-case Palletization
(University of Waterloo, 2015-05-19)
The Three Dimensional Bin Packing Problem (3DBPP) is within one of the broad categories of the Bin Packing Problem. The other broad categories include the One Dimensional and the Two Dimensional Bin Packing Problem. As we ...
Queueing Network Models of Ambulance Offload Delays
(University of Waterloo, 2012-09-27)
Although healthcare operations management has been an active and popular research direction over the past few years, there is a lack of formal quantitative models to analyze the ambulance o oad delay problem. O oad delays ...
Entropy-based Demand Splits in a Hospital-Warehouse Profit Center
(University of Waterloo, 2014-08-11)
Financial pressures on healthcare industry in the United States and elsewhere have forced the industry to address their supply costs, their fastest growing cost sector currently comprising over 40 % of their total spend. ...
Modeling Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Spread and Progression among Exposed Roommates in Canadian Hospitals
(University of Waterloo, 2014-09-19)
The control of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been a controversial issue worldwide. In Canada, the incidence of MRSA among admitted patients has been increased steadily from 0.44 cases per 1,000 ...