1.      W. D. Cook, B. Golany, M. Kress, M. Penn, T. Raviv, Optimal Allocation of Proposals to Reviewers to Facilitate Effective RankingManagement Science 51:4, (2005) 655-661.

2.      G. Allon, D.P. Kroese, T. Raviv and R. Y.Rubinstein, Application of the Cross-Entropy Method to the Buffer Allocation Problem in a Simulation-Based Environment, Annals of Operations Research, 134, (2005), pp. 137-151. Source code and test data.

3.      W. D. Cook, B. Golany, M. Penn and T. Raviv. Creating a Consensus Ranking of Proposals from Reviewers' Partial Ordinal Rankings, Computer & Operations Research, 34:4 (2006).

4.      M. Penn and T. Raviv. Optimizing the Quality Control Station Configuration, Naval Research Logistics 54 (2007), pp. 301-314

5.      M. Penn and T. Raviv. A Polynomial Time Algorithm for Solving a Quality Control Station Configuration Problem, Discrete Applied Mathematics 156 (2008) 412 – 419.

6.      M. Penn and T. Raviv, An Algorithm for the Maximum Revenue Jobshop Problem , European Journal of Operational Research 193 (2009), 437-450.

7.      W.D. Cook, T. Raviv, and A.J. RichardsonAggregating Incomplete Lists of Journal Rankings: An Application to Academic Accounting Journals, Accounting Perspectives, 9:3 (2010), 217–235

8.      D. Granot, F. Granot, and T. Raviv, On Competitive Location in a Network. European Journal of Operational Research 205 (2010) 301–312

9.      T. Raviv, and M. Kaspi , The locomotive fleet fueling problem, Operations Research Letters 40:1 (2012) 39–45

·         Benchmark problems

10.  T. Raviv, The Battery Switching Station Scheduling Problem, Operations Research Letters 40:6 (2012) 546–550  (an unabridged working paper)

11.  M. Kaspi, and T.Raviv, Service-Oriented Line Planning and Timetabling for Passenger Trains, Transportation Science, 47:3 (2013) 295-311.

·         Sample Instance

12.  T. Raviv,  An Efficient Algorithm for Maximizing the Expected Profit from a Serial Production Line with Inspection Stations and Rework, OR-Spectrum 35:3 (2013), 609-638

13.  T. Raviv and O. Kolka, Optimal Inventory Management of a Bike-Sharing Station, IIE Transactions 45:10 (2013), 1077-1093

14.  T. Raviv, M. Tzur, and I.A. Forma, The Static Repositioning Problem in a Bike-Sharing System, EURO Journal of Transportation and Logistics 2:3 (2013) 187-229

15.  N. AdlerA.S. Hakkert, J. Kornbluth, T. Raviv, M. Sher, Location-allocation models for traffic police patrol vehicles on an interurban network, Annals of Operations Research 221 (2014), 9-31

16.  M. Kaspi,  T. Raviv, and M. Tzur, Parking reservation policies in one-way vehicle sharing systems, Transportation Research Part B, 62 (2014), 35-50

17.  N. Adler,  A.S. Hakkert, T. Raviv, M. Sher,  The traffic police location and schedule assignment problem, Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, 21 (2014), 315-333

18.  M. Masin and T. Raviv, Linear Programming Based Approximation Algorithms for the Minimum Makespan Jobshop Problem, Journal of Scheduling, 17, 321-338 (2014)

19. I.A. Forma, T. Raviv, and M. Tzur, A 3-Step Math Heuristic for the Static Repositioning Problem in Bike-Sharing Systems, Transportation Research Part B, 71 (2015), 230-247

·         Sample Instance

20. M. Kaspi, T. Raviv, and M. Tzur, Detection of Unusable Bicycles in Bike-Sharing Systems, Omega, 65 (2016), 10-16

21. M. Kaspi, T. Raviv, M. Tzur and H. Galili, Regulating vehicle sharing systems through parking reservation policies: Analysis and performance bounds, European Journal of Operational Research, 251:33 (2016), 969–987

22. I. Ben-Gal, Z. Postelnicu, T. Raviv, Improving Websites’ Quality of Service by Shortening their Browsing Expected Path Length, Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 32 (2016), 2017-2031

23. M. Kaspi, T.Raviv and M. Tzur, Bike Sharing Systems: User Dissatisfaction in the Presence of Unusable Bicycles, IISE Transactions (formerly IIE Transactions), 49:2 (2017), 144-158

24. E. Avraham, T. Raviv, E. Khmelnitsky, The Decentralized Field Service Routing Problem, Transportation Research Part B, 104 (2017) 290–316.

·      Problem instances

25. S. Datner, T. Raviv, M. Tzur, D. Chemla, Setting Inventory Levels in a Bike Sharing Network, Transportation Science, 53 (2019), 62-76

·      Dataset

26. Y. Bukchin, T. Raviv, Constraint Programming for Solving Various Assembly Line Balancing Problems, OMEGA, 78 (2018), 57-68

27. I. Orenstein, T. Raviv, E. Sadan, Flexible parcel delivery to automated parcel lockers: models, solution methods and analysis, EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics, 8 (2019) 683–711

28.  Y. Bukchin, T. Raviv, I. Zaides, The Consecutive Multiprocessor Job Scheduling Problem,  to appear in European Journal of Operational Research, January 2020

29.  E. Avraham, T. Raviv, The data-driven time-dependent traveling salesperson problem, to appear in Transportation research part B, January 2020

·       Dataset

30.  Y. Douek-Pinkovich, I. Ben-Gal, and T. Raviv, A Combinatorial Approach for Optimal Sensor Selection, To appear in TOP, March 2020

31.  O. Dumbinsky*, J. Mayer, T. Raviv,  Alerting about possible risks vs. blocking risky choices: A quantitative model and its empirical evaluation, Computers & Security, available on line since June 2020

32.  M. Penn, T. Raviv, Complexity and algorithms for min cost and max profit scheduling under time-of-use electricity tariffs, to appear in Journal of Scheduling, Accepted October 2020.



 Unpublished work and working papers

1.     T. Raviv, A note on the NP Hardness of the maximum profit concurrent open shop problem, March 2014

2.     T.  Raviv, E.Z., Tenzer, Crowd-shipping of small parcels in a physical internet, Working paper, July 2018

3.     Y. Douek-Pinkovich, I. Ben-Gal, T, and T. Raviv, The Stochastic Test Collection Problem: Modeling and Solution Approaches, preprint, November 2019

4.     E. Avraham, T. Raviv, The online steady-state technician booking problem, preprint March 2021

·       Dataset


My Ph.D. dissertation (Advisors: Professor Michal Penn and Professor Shmuel Onn).

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