Selected Publications

1. Authored Book

  • Xinbao Liu, Jun Pei*, Lin Liu, Hao Cheng, Mi Zhou, Panos M. Pardalos, Optimization and Management in Manufacturing Engineering, Springer Optimization and Its Applications, 2017, ISBN: 978-3-319-64567-4

We have developed many efficient algorithms in scheduling applying to real manufacturing problems. Our book “Optimization and Management in Manufacturing Engineering” received excellent reviews in the Journal of Global Optimization and the Journal of Optimization Methods and Software (written by Prof. John R. Birge and Prof. Ignacio E. Grossmann respectively - both Members of the National Academy of Engineering, USA).


2. Journal

2021:


  • Jun Pei, Ping Yan, Subodha Kumar. No Permanent Friend or Enemy: Impacts of the IIoT-based Platform in Maintenance Service Market. Submitted.




2020:


  • Jun Pei, Ping Yan, Subodha Kumar, Xinbao Liu. How to React to Internal and External Sharing in B2C and C2C. Production and Operations Management, 2020, DOI: 10.1111/poms.13189. [LINK] (UTD 24, FT 50)

  • Jun Pei, Nenad Mladenovic, Dragan Urosevic, Jack Brimberg, Xinbao Liu. Solving the traveling repairman problem with profits: A Novel variable neighborhood search approach. Information Sciences, 2020, 507: 108-123. [LINK]

  • Jun Pei, Amir Motaei, Petar Momcilovic. A note on a limit interchange for many-server queues. Operations Research Letters, 2020, 48(2): 147-151. [LINK]

  • Jun Pei*, Jinling Wei, Baoyu Liao, Xinbao Liu*, Panos M. Pardalos. Two-agent scheduling on bounded parallel-batching machines with an aging effect of job-position-dependent. Annals of Operations Research, 2020, 294: 191-223. [LINK]

  • Jun Pei*, Qingru Song, Baoyu Liao, Xinbao Liu, Panos M. Pardalos. Parallel-machine serial-batching scheduling with release times under the effects of position-dependent learning and time-dependent deterioration. Annals of Operations Research, 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s10479-020-03555-2. [LINK]

  • Lei Guan*, Jun Pei*, Xinbao Liu*, Zhiping Zhou*, Panos M. Pardalos, Ridesharing in urban areas: multi-objective optimisation approach for ride-matching and routeing with commuters’ dynamic mode choice. International Journal of Production Research, 2020, DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2020.1859635. [LINK]

  • Shaojun Lu, Jun Pei*, Xinbao Liu, Panos M. Pardalos. Robust parallel-batching scheduling with fuzzy deteriorating processing time and variable delivery time in smart manufacturing. Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making, 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s10700-020-09324-x. [LINK]

  • Siwen Liu, Xinbao Liu*, Jun Pei*, Panos M. Pardalos, Qingru Song. Parallel-batching machines scheduling problem with a truncated time-dependent learning effect via a hybrid CS-JADE algorithm. Optimization Methods and Software, 2020, 35(1): 116-141.[LINK]

  • Min Kong, Jun Pei, Xinbao Liu, Pei-Chun Lai, Panos M.Pardalos. Green manufacturing: Order acceptance and scheduling subject to the budgets of energy consumption and machine launch. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2020, 248: 119300, [LINK]


2019:


  • Jun Pei, Zorica Darzic, Milan Drazic, Nenad Mladenovic*, Panos Pardalos. Continuous Variable Neighborhood Search (C-VNS) for Solving Systems of Nonlinear Equations. INFORMS Journal on Computing, 2019, 31: 235-250. (UTD 24) [LINK]

  • Jun Pei*, Xinbao Liu*, Wenjuan Fan, Panos M. Pardalos*, Shaojun Lu. A hybrid BA-VNS algorithm for coordinated serial-batching scheduling with deteriorating jobs, financial budget, and resource constraint in multiple manufacturers. Omega, 2019, 82: 55-69. [LINK]

  • Jun Pei*, Baiyi Cheng, Xinbao Liu*, Panos M. Pardalos, Min Kong. Single-machine and parallel-machine serial-batching scheduling problems with position-based learning effect and linear setup time. Annals of Operations Research, 2019, 272:217–241. [LINK]

  • Jun Pei*, Xingming Wang, Wenjuan Fan, Panos M. Pardalos, Xinbao Liu*. Scheduling step-deteriorating jobs on bounded parallel-batching machines to maximise the total net revenue. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2019, 70(10): 1830-1847. [LINK]

  • Xinbao Liu, Tianji Yang*, Jun Pei, Haitao Liao, Edward A.Pohl. Replacement and inventory control for a multi-customer product service system with decreasing eplacement costs. European Journal of Operational Research, 2019, 273(2): 561-574. [LINK]
  • Min Kong, Jun Pei*, Jin Xu, Xinbao Liu, Panos M.Pardalos. A Robust Optimization Approach for Integrated Steel Production and Batch Delivery Scheduling with Uncertain Rolling Times and Deterioration Effect. International Journal of Production Research, 2019, DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2019.1693659. [LINK]

  • Shaojun Lu, Jun Pei**, Xinbao Liu*, Xiaofei Qian, Nenad Mladenovic, Panos M. Pardalos. Less is more: variable neighborhood search for integrated production and assembly in smart manufacturing. Journal of Scheduling, 2019, DOI: 10.1007/s10951-019-00619-5. [LINK]

  • Li Yu, Jun Pei*, Xinbao Liu*, Wenjuan Fan, Panos M. Pardalos. The effect of yield rate in a general price-setting newsvendor model with a yield dependent secondary market. International Transactions in Operational Research, 2019, 26(6): 2337-2361. [LINK]

  • Siwen Liu, Jun Pei*, Hao Cheng, Xinbao Liu, Panos M. Pardalos. Two-stage hybrid flow shop scheduling on parallel batching machines considering a job-dependent deteriorating effect and non-identical job sizes. Applied Soft Computing, 2019, 84: 105701. [LINK]
  • Qing Zhu, Jun Pei*, Xinbao Liu, Zhiping Zhou. Analyzing commercial aircraft fuel consumption during descent:A case study using an improved K-means clustering algorithm. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2019, 223 :869-882. [LINK]
  • Xiaoxi Zhu, Miaomiao Wang, Jun Pei*, Panos M. Pardalos. Investigating remanufacturing competition with yield uncertainty on market share, profit, and consumer surplus. International Transactions in Operational Research, 2019, DOI: 10.1111/itor.12712. [LINK]

  • Xiaoxi Zhu, MinglunRen, Guangdong Wu, Jun Pei*, Panos M. Pardalos. Promoting new energy vehicles consumption: The effect of implementing carbon regulation on automobile industry in China. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 2019, DOI: 10.1111/itor.12712. [LINK]

  • Min Kong*, Xinbao Liu, Jun Pei*, Zhiping Zhou, Panos M. Pardalos*. Parallel-batching scheduling of deteriorating jobs with non-identical sizes and rejection on a single machine. Optimization Letters, 2019, DOI: 10.1007/s11590-019-01389-x. [LINK]

2018:
  • Jun Pei*, Xinbao Liu*, Baoyu Liao, Panos M. Pardalos, Min Kong. Single-machine scheduling with learning effect and resource-dependent processing times in the serial-batching production. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 2018, 58: 245-253. [LINK]

  • Baoyu Liao, Qingru Song, Jun Pei*, Shanlin Yang, Panos Pardalos. Parallel-machine group scheduling with inclusive processing set restrictions, outsourcing option and serial-batching under the effect of step-deterioration. Journal of Global Optimization, 2018:1-26, DOI: 10.1007/s10898-018-0707-1. [LINK]

  • Min Kong*, Xinbao Liu, Jun Pei*, Panos M. Pardalos, Nenad Mladenovic. Parallel-batching scheduling with nonlinear processing times on a single and unrelated parallel machines. Journal of Global Optimization, 2018: 1-23, DOI: 10.1007/s10898-018-0705-3. [LINK]

  • Shaojun Lu*, Xinbao Liu*, Jun Pei*, Panos M. Pardalos. Permutation flowshop manufacturing cell scheduling problems with deteriorating jobs and sequence dependent setup times under dominant machines. Optimization Letters, 2018: 1-15, DOI: 10.1007/s11590-018-1322-2. [LINK]

  • Wenjuan Fan, Jun Pei*, Xinbao Liu*, Panos M. Pardalos, Min Kong. Serial-batching group scheduling with release times and the combined effects of deterioration and truncated job-dependent learning. Journal of Global Optimization, 2018, 71(1): 147-163. [LINK]
  • Shaojun Lu, Xinbao Liu, Jun Pei*, My T. Thai, Panos M. Pardalos. A hybrid ABC-TS algorithm for the unrelated parallel-batching machines scheduling problem with deteriorating jobs and maintenance activity. Applied Soft Computing, 2018, 66: 168–182. [LINK]

  • Zhiping Zhou, Xinbao Liu*, Jun Pei*, Hao Cheng. Competition of pricing and service investment between iot-based and traditional manufacturers. Journal of Industrial & Management Optimization, 2018, 14(3): 1203-1218. [LINK]

  • Tianji Yang, Chao Fu, Xinbao Liu*, Jun Pei, Lin Liu, Panos M. Pardalos. Closed-loop supply chain inventory management with recovery information of reusable containers. Journal of Combinatorial Optimization, 2018, 35(1): 266-292. [LINK]

  • Xinbao Liu, Xiaofei Qian*, Jun Pei*, Panos M. Pardalos. Security investment and information sharing in the market of complementary firms: impact of complementarity degree and industry size. Journal of Global Optimization, 2018, 70(2): 413-136. [LINK].

  • Xinbao Liu, Shaojun Lu, Jun Pei*, Panos M. Pardalos. A Hybrid VNS-HS Algorithm for a Supply Chain Scheduling Problem with Deteriorating Jobs. International Journal of Production Research, 2018, 56(17): 5758-5775. [LINK]

  • Li Yu, Wenjuan Fan*, Jun Pei, Panos M. Pardalos. A study on the effect of yield uncertainty in price-setting newsvendor models with additive-multiplicative demand. Optimization Letters , 2018, 12(6): 1421-1441. [LINK]

  • Xiaofei Qian*, Xinbao Liu*, Jun Pei*, Panos M. Pardalos. A new game of information sharing and security investment between two allied firms. International Journal of Production Research, 2018, 56(12): 4069-4086. [LINK]
  • Min Kong, Xinbao Liu, Jun Pei*, Hao Cheng, Panos M. Pardalos. A BRKGA-DE algorithm for parallel-batching scheduling with deterioration and learning effects on parallel machines under preventive maintenance consideration. Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, 2018, DOI: 10.1007/s10472-018-9602-1. [LINK]

2017:
  • Jun Pei*, Xinbao Liu, Panos M. Pardalos, Wenjuan Fan, Shanlin Yang. Scheduling deteriorating jobs on a single serial-batching machine with multiple job types and sequence-dependent setup times. Annals of Operations Research, 2017, 249(1-2): 175–195. [LINK]

  • Jun Pei*, Xinbao Liu, Panos M. Pardalos, Athanasios Migdalas, Shanlin Yang. Serial-batching Scheduling with Time-dependent Setup Time and Effects of Deterioration and Learning on a Single-machine. Journal of Global Optimization, 2017, 67(1-2):251–262. [LINK]

  • Jun Pei*, Xinbao Liu, Panos M. Pardalos, Kai Li, Wenjuan Fan, Athanasios Migdalas. Single-machine serial-batching scheduling with a machine availability constraint, position-dependent processing time, and time-dependent set-up time. Optimization Letters, 2017, 11(7): 1257-1271. [LINK]
  • Xiaofei Qian*, Xinbao Liu*, Jun Pei*, Panos M. Pardalos, Lin Liu. A game-theoretic analysis of information security investment for multiple firms in a network. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2017, 68(10): 1290-1305. [LINK]

  • Lu Jiang, Jun Pei*, Xinbao Liu*, Panos M. Pardalos, Xiaofei Qian. Uniform parallel batch machines scheduling considering transportation using a hybrid DPSO-GA algorithm. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology,2017, 89(5-8): 1887-1900. [LINK]

  • Zhiping Zhou, Xinbao Liu*, Jun Pei, Panos M. Pardalos, Lin Liu, Chao Fu. Real options approach to explore the effect of organizational change on IoT development . Optimization Letters, 2017, 11(5): 995-1011 [LINK]


2016:
  • Jun Pei*, Xinbao Liu, Panos M. Pardalos, Wenjuan Fan, Ling Wang, and Shanlin Yang. Solving a supply chain scheduling problem with non-identical job sizes and release times by applying a novel effective heuristic algorithm. International Journal of Systems Science,2016, 47(4): 765-776. [LINK]

  • Jun Pei, Xinbao Liu*, Wenjuan Fan, Panos M. Pardalos, Athanasios Migdalas, Shanlin Yang. Scheduling jobs on a single serial-batching machine with dynamic job arrivals and multiple job types. Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence,2016, 76(1-2):215-228.[LINK]

  • Jun Pei, Xinbao Liu*, Wenjuan Fan, Panos M. Pardalos, Athanasios Migdalas, Boris Goldengorin, Shanlin Yang. Minimizing the makespan for a serial-batching scheduling problem with arbitrary machine breakdown and dynamic job arrival. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2016, 86(9): 3315-3331. [LINK]

  • Wenjuan Fan, Jun Pei*, S. Ding, Panos M. Pardalos, Ming Kong, Shanlin Yang. A novel trust inference framework for web-based scenarios harnessed by social network and Web of Trust- a heuristic approach. Informatica, 2016, 27(2): 405-432. [LINK]

  • Chang Fang*, Xinbao Liu, Panos M. Pardalos,Jun Pei. Optimization for a three-stage production system in the Internet of Things: Procurement, production and product recovery, and acquisition. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2016, 83(5): 689-710. [LINK]

  • Chang Fang*, Xinbao Liu, J. Pei, Wenjuan Fan, Panos M. Pardalos. Optimal production planning in a hybrid manufacturing and recovering system based on the internet of things with closed loop supply chains. International Journal of Operational Research, 2016, 16(3): 543–577. [LINK]

2015:
  • Jun Pei, Panos M. Pardalos*, Xinbao Liu, Wenjuan Fan, Shanlin Yang. Serial batching scheduling of deteriorating jobs in a two-stage supply chain to minimize the makespan. European Journal of Operational Research, 2015, 244(1):13-25. [LINK]

  • Jun Pei*, Panos M. Pardalos, Xinbao Liu, Wenjuan Fan, Shanlin Yang. Coordination of production and transportation in supply chain scheduling. Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization,2015, 11(2): 399-419. [LINK]

  • Jun Pei*, Wenjuan Fan, Panos M. Pardalos, Xinbao Liu, Boris Goldengorin, Shanlin Yang. Preemptive scheduling in a two-stage supply chain to minimize the makespan. Optimization Methods and Software,2015, 30(4): 727-747. [LINK]
  • Jun Pei*, Xinbao Liu, Panos M. Pardalos, Wenjuan Fan, Shanlin Yang. Single machine serial-batching scheduling with independent setup time and deteriorating job processing times. Optimization Letters, 2015, 9(1): 91-104. [LINK]
  • Jian Li*, P.M. Pardalos, Hao Sun,Jun Pei, Yong Zhang. Iterated local search embedded adaptive neighborhood selection approach for the multi-depot vehicle routing problem with simultaneous deliveries and pickups. Expert Systems With Applications, 2015, 42(7): 3551-3561. [LINK]

  • Wenjuan Fan*, Shanlin Yang, Harry Perros, Jun Pei. A Multi-dimensional trustaware cloud service selection mechanism based on Evidential Reasoning Approach. International Journal of Automation and Computing,2015, 12(2): 208-219. [LINK]

2014:
  • Jun Pei*, Xinbao Liu, Panos M. Pardalos, Wenjuan Fan, Shanlin Yang, Ling Wang. Application of an effective modified gravitational search algorithm for the coordinated scheduling problem in a two-stage supply chain. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology,2014, 70(1-4): 335-348. [LINK]
  • Wenjuan Fan*, Shanlin Yang, Jun Pei. A novel two-stage model for cloud service trustworthiness evaluation. Expert Systems, 2014, 31(2): 136-153. [LINK]