The role of robust optimization in single-leg airline revenue management

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Birbil, Ş. İlker and Frenk, J.B.G. and Gromicho, J.A.S. and Zhang, S. (2009) The role of robust optimization in single-leg airline revenue management. Management Science, 55 (1). pp. 148-163. ISSN 0025-1909

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In this paper we introduce robust versions of the classical static and dynamic single leg seat allocation models as analyzed by Wollmer, and Lautenbacher and Stidham, respectively. These robust models take into account the inaccurate estimates of the underlying probability distributions. As observed by simulation experiments it turns out that for these robust versions the variability compared to their classical counterparts is considerably reduced with a negligible decrease in average revenue

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:airline revenue management; single-leg problems; static models; dynamic models; robust optimization
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
ID Code:13200
Deposited By:Ş. İlker Birbil
Deposited On:03 Dec 2009 09:21
Last Modified:25 May 2011 14:10

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