Publications

  1. David Simchi-Levi, Xin Chen and Julien Bramel. 2014. The Logic of Logistics: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications for Logistics Management (Third Edition 2014, Second Edition 2005), Springer-Verlag, New York.
  2. Yifan Hu, Xin Chen and Niao He. 2021. On the Bias-Variance-Cost Tradeoff of Stochastic Optimization. NeurIPS 2021.
  3. Xin Chen and Menglong Li. 2020. M-Natural-Convexity and Its Applications in Operations. Operations Research, accepted. (SSRN, OR version)
  4. Xin Chen, Zhuoyu Long and Jin Qi. 2021. Preservation of Supermodularity in Parametric Optimization: Necessary and Sufficient Conditions on Constraint Structures. Operations Research, 69(1), 1-12. (pdf file, https://doi.org/10.1287/opre.2020.1992)
  5. Xin Chen and Boris Pittel. 2021. On sparsity of the solution to a random quadratic optimization problem. Mathematical Programming, 186, 309-336. (pdf file, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10107-019-01456-2)
  6. Xin Chen and Menglong Li. 2021. Discrete Convex Analysis and Its Applications in Operations: A Survey. Production and Operations Management, 30(6), 1904-1926. (SSRN, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/poms.13234)
  7. Xingyu Bai, Xin Chen and Alexander Stolyar. 2021. Average Cost Optimality in Partially Observed Lost-Sales Inventory Systems. (SSRN)
  8. Reza Yousefi Maragheh, Xin Chen, James Davis, Jason Cho, Sushant Kumar. 2020. Choice Modeling and Assortment Optimization in the Presence of Context Effects. (SSRN)
  9. Zikun Ye, Dennis Zhang, Heng Zhang, Renyu Zhang, Xin Chen and Zhiwei Xu. 2020. Cold Start on Online Advertising Platforms: Data-Driven Algorithms and Field Experiments. (SSRN)
  10. Xin Chen, Menglong Li, David Simchi-Levi and Tiancheng Zhao. 2020. Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccines under Limited Supply. (SSRN, medRXiv)
  11. Xingyu Bai, Xin Chen, Menglong Li and Alexander Stolyar. 2020. Asymptotic Optimality of Semi-Open-Loop Policies in Markov Decision Processes with Large Lead Times. (SSRN)
  12. Xin Chen and Menglong Li. 2020. S-Convexity and Gross Substitutability. (SSRN)
  13. Xin Chen, Alexander Stolyar and Linwei Xin. 2019. Asymptotic optimality of constant-order policies in joint pricing and inventory control models. (SSRN)
  14. Yifan Hu, Siqi Zhang, Xin Chen and Niao He. 2020. Biased Stochastic Gradient Descent for Conditional Stochastic Optimization. NeurIPS 2020. (pdf file)
  15. Bin Cao, Xin Chen, T. C. Edwin Cheng, Yuan-Guang Zhong and Yong-Wu Zhou. 2020. Inventory and Financial Strategies with Capital Constraints and Limited Joint Liability. Foundations and Trends® in Technology, Information and Operations Management: Vol. 14: No. 1–2, pp 44-59. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1561/0200000096-3)
  16. Yifan Hu, Xin Chen and Niao He. 2020. Sample Complexity of Sample Average Approximation for Conditional Stochastic Optimization. SIAM Journal on Optimization, 30(3), 2103–2133. (paper)
  17. Xin Chen, Xiangyu Gao, Zhenyu Hu and Qiong Wang. 2019. Population Monotonicity in Newsvendor Games. Management Science, 65(5), 2142–2160. (SSRN, https://pubsonline.informs.org/doi/abs/10.1287/mnsc.2018.3053)
  18. Xin Chen, Zhenyu Hu and Yuhan Zhang. 2019. Dynamic Pricing with Stochastic Reference Price Effect. Journal of the Operations Research Society of China, 7(1):  107-125. (pdf file)
  19. Xin Chen and Xiangyu Gao. 2018. Stochastic Optimization with Decisions Truncated by Positively Dependent Random Variables. Operations Research, 67(5):1321-1327. (https://pubsonline.informs.org/doi/10.1287/opre.2018.1815)
  20. Xin Chen, Xiangyu Gao and Zhan Pang. 2018. Preservation of Structural Properties in Optimization with Decisions Truncated by Random Variables and Its Applications. Operations Research, 66(2), 340-357. (pdf file)
  21. Xin Chen. 2017. Operational Hedging through Dual-Sourcing under Capacity Uncertainty. Foundations and Trends® in Technology, Information and Operations Management: Vol. 11: No. 1-2, pp 46-64. (pdf, http://dx.doi.org/10.1561/0200000078)
  22. Xin Chen. 2017. L-Natural-Convexity and Its Applications. Frontiers of Engineering Management, 4(3), 283-294. (pdf file)
  23. Xin Chen, Zhenyu Hu and Shuanglong Wang. 2017. Stable Risk Sharing and Its Monotonicity. (SSRN)
  24. Xin Chen, Peng Hu and Zhenyu Hu. 2017. Efficient Algorithms for Dynamic Pricing Problem with Reference Price Effect. Management Science, 63(12), 4389 – 4408. (pdf file, https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2016.2554)
  25. Xin Chen and Jiawei Zhang. 2016. Duality Approaches to Economic Lot-Sizing Games. Production and Operations Management, 25(7),  1203–1215. (pdf file)
  26. Zhenyu Hu, Xin Chen and Peng Hu. 2016. Dynamic Pricing with Gain-Seeking Reference Price Effects. Operations Research, 64(1), 150-157. (pdf file)
  27. Xin Chen, Peng Hu, Stephen Shum and Yuhan Zhang. 2016. Dynamic Stochastic Inventory Management with Reference Price Effects. Operations Research, 64(6), 1529–1536. (pdf filehttps://pubsonline.informs.org/doi/pdf/10.1287/opre.2016.1524)
  28. Yueshan Yu, Xin Chen and Fuqiang Zhang. 2015. Dynamic Capacity Management with General Upgrading. Operations Research, 63(6), 1372–1389. (pdf file, OR version)
  29. Xin Chen and Jiming Peng. 2015. New Analysis on Sparse Solutions to Random Standard Quadratic Optimization Problems and Extensions. Mathematics of Operations Research, 40(3), 725 – 738. (pdf file)
  30. Limeng Pan, Mashor Housh, Pan Liu, Ximing Cai, and Xin Chen. 2015. Robust Stochastic Optimization for Reservoir Operation. Water Resource Research, 51(1), 409-429. (pdf file)
  31. Xin Chen, Xiangyu Gao and Zhenyu Hu. 2015. A New Approach to Two-Location Joint Inventory and Transshipment Control via L-Natural-Convexity. Operations Research Letters, 43(1), 65-68. (pdf file)
  32. Xiangyu Gao, Xin Chen and Ying-Ju Chen. 2014. Dynamic Pricing with Time-Inconsistent Consumers.
  33. Xin Chen, Zhan Pang and Limeng Pan. 2014. Coordinating Inventory Control and Pricing Strategies for Perishable Products. Operations Research,  62(2):284-300. (pdf file, e-companion)
  34. Xin Chen, Stephen Shum and David Simchi-Levi. 2014. Stable and Coordinating Contracts for a Supply Chain with Multiple Risk-Averse Suppliers. Production and Operations Management, 23 (3), 379-392. (pdf file)
  35. Xin Chen and Chung-Piaw Teo. 2013. Sparse Solutions to Complex Models. Informs Tutorials in Operations Research 2013.(pdf file)
  36. Xin Chen, Peng Hu and Simai He. 2013. Preservation of Supermodularity in Parametric Optimization Problems with Nonlattice Structures. Operations Research,61(5), 1166-1173. (OR version)
  37. Xin Chen and Zhisong Chen. 2013. Cost Allocation in Capacity Investment Game.  Naval Research Logistics, 60(6), 512-523. (pdf file)
  38. Xin Chen, Jiming Peng and Shuzhong Zhang. 2013. Sparse Solutions to the Standard Quadratic Programming with Random Matrices. Mathematical Programming, 141, 273–293.(pdf file)
  39. Xin Chen and Peng Hu. 2012. Joint pricing and inventory management with deterministic demand and costly price adjustment. Operations Research Letters, 40, 385-389.(pdf file)
  40. Xin Chen and Peng Sun. 2012. Optimal Structural Policies for Ambiguity and Risk Averse Inventory and Pricing Models. SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 50(1), 133-146.(pdf file)
  41. Xin Chen and David Simchi-Levi. 2012. Pricing and Inventory Management. The Oxford Handbook of Pricing Management, eds. R. Philips and O. Ozalp, Oxford University Press, 784-822.(pdf file)
  42. Xin Chen, Sean Zhou and Frank Chen. 2011. Integration of Inventory and Pricing Decisions with Costly Price Adjustments. Operations Research, 59(5), 1144-1158.(pdf file)
  43. Xin Chen, Sean Zhou and Yuhan Zhang. 2010. Preservation of Quasi-K-Concavity and Its Application to Joint Inventory-Pricing Models with Concave Ordering Costs. Operations Research, 58(4-part-1), 1012-1016.(pdf file, e-companion)
  44. Xin Chen. 2009. Inventory Centralization Games with Price-Dependent Demand and Quantity Discount. Operations Research, 57(6), 1394-1406.(pdf file)
  45. Xin Chen and Yuhan Zhang. 2009. Uncertain Linear Programs: Extended Affinely Adjustable Robust Counterparts. Operations Research, 57(6), 1469-1482.(pdf file)
  46. Xin Chen and Jiawei Zhang. 2009. A Stochastic Programming Approach to Inventory Centralization Games. Operations Research, 57(4), 840-851.(pdf file)
  47. Xin Chen and David Simchi-Levi. 2009. A New Approach for the Stochastic Cash Balance Problem with Fixed Costs. Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, 23, 545-562.(pdf file)
  48. Jei-Shan Chen, Xin Chen, Shaohua Pan and Jiawei Zhang. 2009. Some Characterizations for SOC-Monotone and SOC-Convex Functions. Journal of Global Optimization, 45(2), pp. 259-279.(pdf file)
  49. Xin Chen, Melvyn Sim, Peng Sun and Jiawei Zhang. 2008. A Linear-Decision Based Approximation Approach to Stochastic Programming. Operations Research, 56(2), 344-357. (old version, new version)
  50. Xin Chen, Chung-Lun Li, Byong-Duk Rhee and David Simchi-Levi. 2007. The Impact of Manufacturer Rebates on Supply Chain Profits. Naval Research Logistics, 54(6), pp. 667-680. (pdf file)
  51. Xin Chen, Melvyn Sim and Peng Sun. 2007. A Robust Optimization Perspective to Stochastic Programming. Operations Research, 55(6), pp. 1058- 1071.(pdf file)
  52. Xin Chen, Melvyn Sim, David Simchi-Levi and Peng Sun. 2007. Risk Aversion in Inventory Management. Operations Research, 55(5), pp. 828-842. (old_version, new version)
  53. Xin Chen and Houduo Qi. 2006. Cartesian P-property and Its Applications to the Semidefinite Linear Complementarity Problem. Mathematical Programming Ser. A., 106, pp. 177-201. (pdf file)
  54. Xin Chen and David Simchi-Levi. 2006. Coordinating Inventory Control and Pricing Strategies with Random Demand and Fixed Ordering Cost: The Continuous Review Model. Operations Research Letters, 34, pp. 323-332. (pdf file)
  55. Xin Chen. 2003. Coordinating Inventory Control and Pricing Strategies with Random Demand and Fixed Ordering Cost: Extended Abstract. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 5(1), , pp. 59-62. (pdf file, pdf file)
  56. Jein-Shan Chen, Xin Chen and Paul Tseng. 2004. Analysis of Nonsmooth Vector-Valued Functions Associated with Second-Order Cones. Mathematical Programming Ser. B, 101, pp. 95-117. (pdf file)
  57. Xin Chen and David Simchi-Levi. 2004. Coordinating Inventory Control and Pricing Strategies with Random Demand and Fixed Ordering Cost: The Infinite Horizon Case. Mathematics of Operations Research, 29 (3), pp. 698-723. (pdf file)
  58. Xin Chen and David Simchi-Levi. 2004 Coordinating Inventory Control and Pricing Strategies with Random Demand and Fixed Ordering Cost: The Finite Horizon Case. Operations Research, 52 (6), pp. 887-896. (pdf file)
  59. Xin Chen, Houduo Qi, Liqun Qi and Kok-Lay Teo. 2004. Smooth Convex Approximation to the Maximum Eigenvalue Function. Journal on Global Optimization, 30, pp. 253-270. (pdf file)
  60. Xin Chen, Houduo Qi, and Paul Tseng. 2003. Analysis of Nonsmooth Symmetric-Matrix-Valued Functions with Applications to Semidefinite Complementarity Problems. SIAM Journal on Optimization, 13, pp. 960-985. (pdf file)
  61. Xin Chen and Paul Tseng. 2003. Non-interior continuation methods for solving semidefinite complementarity problems. Mathematical Programming Ser. A, 95 (3), pp.431-474. (pdf file)
  62. Xin Chen, Kurt Anstreicher, Henry Wolkowicz and Ya-xiang Yuan. 1999. Strong duality for a trust-region type relaxation of the quadratic assignment problem. Linear Algebra and Its Applications, 301, pp. 121-136. (pdf file)
  63. Xin Chen and Ya-xiang Yuan. 1999. A note on quadratic forms. Mathematical Programming, 86, pp. 187-197. (pdf file)

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