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Publications

Journals and Proceedings [VHB Ranking]

1. The single processor scheduling problem with time restrictions: complexity and related problems (with R. Benmansour and S. Hanafi), Journal of Scheduling, DOI 10.1007/s10951-018-0579-8, 2018 [A]

2. Using a variable neighborhood search to solve the single processor scheduling problem with time restrictions (with R. Benmansour, S. Hanafi and N. Mladenovic), in: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Variable Neighborhood Search (ICVNS 2018), Sithonia (Greece), October 4-7, 2018

3. Ground leases as subject of financial engineering – a comparison of three models (with D. Löhr), Flächenmanagement und Bodenordnung 6/2017, 242-250, 2017

4. Digital transformation of road freight transport (with D.G. Seren), Working Paper, Environment Campus Birkenfeld, Campusallee, D-55768 Neubrücke, 20

5. Existing results and new developments for the single processor scheduling problem with time restrictions (with R. Benmansour and S. Hanafi), Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (IEEE IESM 2017), Saarbrücken (Germany), 216-219, 2017

6. A variable neighborhood search for the single machine scheduling problem with time restrictions (with R. Benmansour and S. Hanafi), in: A. Duarte, A. Viana, A. Juan, B. Melian, H. Ramalhinho (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th edition of the Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2017), Barcelona (Spain), ISBN 978-84-697-4275-1, 363-365, 2017

7. Worst-case analysis of the LPT algorithm for single processor scheduling with time restrictions (with F. Chung and R. Graham), OR Spectrum 38(2), 531-540, 2016 [A]

8. Mixed integer programming formulations for the single processor scheduling problem with time restrictions (with R. Benmansour and A. Artiba), in: I. Kacem, S. Martin, Z. Roka, A. Sava (Eds.), Proceedings of the 45th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE45), Metz (France), ISBN 978-1-5108-1745-6, 288-296, 2016

9. Scheduling under resources and temporal constraints (with R. Benmansour and S. Hanafi), in: Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (IEEE IESM 2015), Sevilla (Spain), DOI 10.1109/IESM.2015.7380200, 2016

10. Iterative relaxation-based heuristic for the single-processor scheduling problem with time restrictions (with R. Benmansour, S. Hanafi and C. Wilbaut), in: Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (IEEE IESM 2015), Sevilla (Spain), ISBN 978-2-9600532-6-5, 496-501, 2016

11. Modeling the single-processor scheduling problem with time restrictions as a parallel machine scheduling problem (with R. Benmansour and H. Allaoui), in: Z. Hanzalek, G. Kendall, B. McCollum, P. Sucha (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications (MISTA 2015), Prague (Czech Republic), ISSN 2305-249X, 325-330, 2015

12. On the single-processor scheduling problem with time restrictions (with R. Benmansour and A. Artiba), in: I. Kacem, P. Laroche, Z. Roka (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies (CoDIT), Metz (France), ISBN 978-1-4799-6773-5, 242-245, 2014

13. Single-processor scheduling with time restrictions (with F. Chung and R. Graham), Journal of Scheduling 17(4), 399-403, 2014 [A]

14. Bounds on single processor scheduling with time restrictions (with F. Chung and R. Graham), in: T. Fliedner, R. Kolisch, A. Naber (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling, Munich (Germany), ISBN 978-3-00-045630-5, 48-51, 2014

15. Scheduling personal finances via integer programming (with Y.N. Sotskov), Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algorithms in Operations Research 12(2), 179-199, 2012

16. Financial scheduling: Feasibility and optimality, in: M.D. Hanna (Ed.), Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, Orlando, FL (USA), Full length paper 011-0640, 35 pp., 2009

17. Personal financial planning with respect to client's goals and preferences, BIT – Banking and Information Technology 9(1), 88-98, 2008 [D]

18. A new scheduling algorithm for scheduling with limited available processors, in: J.C. Goodale, J. Coelho (Eds.), Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, San Diego, CA (USA), Full length paper 008-0490, 12 pp., 2008

19. OR-basierte Persönliche Finanzplanung, in: A. Oberweis, C.Weinhardt, H. Gimpel, A. Koschmider, V. Pankratius, B. Schnizler (Eds.), eOrganisation: Service-, Prozess-, Market-Engineering, 8. Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik, Karlsruhe (Germany), universitätsverlag karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Band 2, 687-704, 2007 [C]

20. Optimality of Jackson's permutations with respect to limited machine availability (with Y.N. Sotskov), International Transactions in Operational Research 13, 59-74, 2006 [C]

21. Web services based tools for personal financial planning, in: M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Proceedings of the IRMA International Conference 2006: Emerging Trends and Challenges in Information Technology Management, Idea Group, Hershey, 989-991, 2006

22. FiXplan-Check - Innovative Software-Unterstützung: Präferenz- und Lebensereignisorientierung als Maßstab für die Finanzplanung, Vermögen und Steuern 03/06, 19-21, 2006

23. Softwareangebote für die persönliche Finanzplanung: EDV-Programme aus Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, Vermögen und Steuern 03/06, 17-19, 2006

24. Lebensereignis- und präferenzorientierte Persönliche Finanzplanung - Ein Referenzmodell für das Personal Financial Planning, in: B. Eller, G. Schmidt (Eds.), Neue Entwicklungen im Financial Planning, Dezember 2005, Vaduz, Liechtenstein, Hochschulschriften des Instituts für Wirtschaftsinformatik, Hochschule Liechtenstein, ISSN 1818-5444, 49-76, 2006

25. A service oriented architecture for personal financial planning, in: M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Proc. IRMA International Conference 2005: Managing modern organizations with information technology, Idea Group, Hershey, 1032-1034, 2005

26. How to model business processes with GPN, in: P. Bernus, M. Fox (Eds.), Proc. ICEIMT'04 International Conference on Enterprise Integration, Modelling and Technology: Knowledge Sharing in the Integrated Enterprise - Interoperability Strategies for the Enterprise Architect, Springer, New York, 289-302, 2005

27. FiXplan - a value web for computer aided personal finance, in: H. Röck (Ed.), Proc. BIR-2004 Conference: Perspectives in Business Informatics Research, Shaker, Aachen, 47-56, 2004

28. Vergleichende Untersuchung von Tools zur privaten Finanzplanung, in: S. Geberl, S. Weinmann, D.F. Wiesner (Eds.), Proc. 5. Liechtensteinisches Wirtschaftsinformatik-Symposium an der Fachhochschule Liechtenstein: Impulse aus der Wirtschaftsinformatik, Physica, Heidelberg, 119-133, 2004

29. Parallel processor scheduling with limited number of preemptions (with G. Schmidt), SIAM Journal on Computing 32(3), 671-680, 2003 [A]

30. Stability of Johnson's schedule with respect to limited machine availability (with Y.N. Sotskov and G. Schmidt), International Journal of Production Research 40(17), 4381-4400, 2002 [B]

31. Stability of Johnson's schedule with respect to limited machine availability (with Y.N. Sotskov), in: A. Dolgui, F. Vernadat (Eds.), 3e conférence francophone de Modélisation et de Simulation: Conception, analyse et gestion des systèmes industriels, SCS Publishing House, vol. 2, 683-687, 2001

32. Two-machine n-job flow-shop problem with limited machine availability (with Y.N. Sotskov), in: S. Dempe, H. Schreier, I. Schliermeyer (Eds.), Proc. 14th workshop on discrete optimization, Holzhau, Erzgebirge, May 23-26, 2000, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, 70-73, 2000

33. Micropayments im DFN (with D. Bremer, G. Schmidt, and K. Zimmer), DFN-Mitteilungen 47(6), 19-21, 1998

 

Books and Book Contributions
  1. An MCDA approach for personal financial planning (with M. Spohn), in: R. Bisdorff, L.C. Dias, P. Meyer, V. Mousseau, M. Pirlot (Eds.), Evaluation and Decision Models with Multiple Criteria: Case Studies, Springer, ISBN 978-3-662-46815-9, 533-562, 2015
  2. The expenses problem of personal financial planning (with M. Spohn), in: C.V. Karsone (Ed.), Finance and Banking Developments, Nova Science Publishers, ISBN 978-1-60876-329-0, 267-288, 2010
  3. Entscheidungsunterstützung für die persönliche Finanzplanung, Gabler-Verlag, Reihe neue betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung Nr. 374, ISBN 978-3-8349-2033-1, 2009
  4. A reference model for personal financial planning (with G. Schmidt), in: D. Seese, C. Weinhardt, F. Schlottmann (Eds.), Springer Handbook on Information Technology in Finance, Springer, ISBN 978-3-540-29486-7, 209-237, 2008
  5. Deterministic machine scheduling with limited machine availability (with G. Schmidt), in: J. Blazewicz, K.H. Ecker, E. Pesch, G. Schmidt, J. Weglarz (Eds.), Springer Handbook on Scheduling: From Theory to Applications Springer, ISBN 978-3-540-28046-0, 397-424, 2007
  6. Architecture of an information system for personal financial planning (with G. Schmidt), in: M. Radaideh (Ed.), Architecture of Reliable Web Applications Software, Idea Group, ISBN 978-1-599-04183-4, 83-111, 2007
  7. Process language GPN (with G. Schmidt), in: P. Bernus, K. Mertins, G. Schmidt (Eds.), Springer Handbook on Architectures of Information Systems, 2nd ed., Springer, ISBN 978-3-540-25472-0, 197-214, 2005
  8. XML - the extensible markup language and its use in the field of EDI (with P. Buxmann and E. Wüstner), in: P. Bernus, K. Mertins, G. Schmidt (Eds.), Springer Handbook on Architectures of Information Systems, 2nd ed., Springer, ISBN 978-3-540-25472-0, 391-410, 2005
Discussion Papers
  1. A decision support system for personal financial planning, Discussion Paper B0802, Saarland University, Department of Economics, Saarbrücken, 2008
  2. A mixed integer program for personal financial planning, Discussion Paper B0801, Saarland University, Department of Economics, Saarbrücken, 2008 (with M. Spohn)
  3. Deterministic machine scheduling with limited machine availability, Discussion Paper B0403, Saarland University, Department of Economics, Saarbrücken, 2004 (with J. Breit and G. Schmidt)
  4. Parallel processor scheduling with limited number of preemptions, Discussion Paper B0102, Saarland University, Department of Economics, Saarbrücken, 2002 (with G. Schmidt)
Talks
  1. Worst-case Analyse, Nacht der Wissenschaft, Birkenfeld, Germany, 11/2015
  2. Mixed integer programming formulations for the single processor scheduling problem with time restrictions, 45th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE45), Metz, France, 10/2015
  3. Komplexität von Optimierungsproblemen, Gastvortrag Hochschule Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany, 01/2015
  4. On the single-processor scheduling problem with time restrictions, 2nd International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies, Metz, France, 11/2014
  5. Bounds on single processor scheduling with time restrictions, 14th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling, Munich, Germany, 03/2014
  6. Single processor scheduling with time restrictions, 26th EURO-INFORMS Conference, Rome, Italy (Session Chair Machine Scheduling Problems), 07/2013
  7. Single processor scheduling with time restrictions, Tagung der Wissenschaftlichen Kommission Operations Research im Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft e.V. und der AG Projektmanagement und Scheduling der Gesellschaft für Operations Research, Wuppertal, Germany, 02/2013
  8. Optimierungsprobleme, Antrittsvorlesung, Professur für Quantitative Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Birkenfeld, Germany, 05/2011
  9. Scheduling: Theory and Applications, UCSD CSE Talks, San Diego, USA, 02/2011
  10. Financial Scheduling: Feasibility and Optimality, Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) 2009, Orlando, USA, 05/2009
  11. A new scheduling algorithm for scheduling with limited available processors, Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) 2008, La Jolla, USA (Session Chair Scheduling), 05/2008
  12. Ablaufplanung, Habilitationsvortrag, Rechts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät der Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany, 04/2008
  13. Personal financial planning with respect to client's goals and preferences, Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik 2008 (MKWI 2008), Munich, Germany, 02/2008
  14. OR-basierte Persönliche Finanzplanung, Wirtschaftsinformatik 2007 (WI 2007), Karlsruhe, Germany, 02/2007
  15. Web services based tools for personal financial planning, International Conference on Managing Modern Organizations With Information Technology (IRMA'06), Washington, USA, 05/2006
  16. FiXplan - eine Software zur Persönlichen Finanzplanung, Vortrag bei CosmosDirekt, Saarbrücken, Germany, 01/2006
  17. Präferenz- und Lebensereignisorientierte Persönliche Finanzplanung, Konferenz zu Neuen Entwicklungen im Financial Planning, Vaduz, Liechtenstein 12/2005
  18. A service oriented architecture for personal financial planning, International Conference on Managing Modern Organizations With Information Technology (IRMA'05), San Diego, USA (Session Chair Service Oriented Architectures / Web Services), 05/2005
  19. How to model business processes with GPN, International Conference on Enterprise Integration and Modelling Technology (ICEIMT'04), Toronto, Canada, 10/2004
  20. FiXplan - a value web for computer aided personal finance, International Conference on Perspectives in Business Informatics Research (BIR-2004), Rostock, Germany, 10/2004
  21. Vergleichende Untersuchung von Tools zur privaten Finanzplanung, Impulse der Wirtschaftsinformatik - 5. Liechtensteinisches Wirtschaftsinformatik-Symposium, Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 05/2004
  22. Parallel processor scheduling with limited number of preemptions, INFORMS Annual Meeting 2002, San José, USA, 11/2002
  23. Scheduling in computer and manufacturing systems, Dagstuhl-Seminar 02231, Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern, Germany, 06/2002
  24. Ablaufplanungsprobleme mit beschränkt verfügbaren Prozessoren und beschränkter Anzahl von Präemptionen, Disputation, Rechts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät der Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany, 03/2002
Referee for scientific journals
  • Computers & Operations Research (COR)
  • Journal of Scheduling (JoS)
  • SIAM Journal on Computing (SICOMP)
  • European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR)
  • International Journal of Production Research (IJPR)
  • Annals of Operations Research
  • Applied Mathematical Modelling
  • Discrete Optimization
Prof. Dr. Oliver Braun
Prof. Dr. Oliver Braun
Professor FB Umweltwirtschaft/-recht - FR Umweltwirtschaft

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