Publications

(2021). Understanding machine learning classifier decisions in automated radiotherapy quality assurance (forthcoming). Physics in Medicine and Biology.

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(2021). Prediction of severe COVID-19 outcomes at the time testing: An anomaly detection approach. medRxiv.

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(2021). Panel on simulation modeling for COVID-19. Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Annual Conference.

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(2021). Logic-based benders decomposition and binary decision diagram based approaches for stochastic distributed operating room scheduling. INFORMS Journal on Computing.

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(2021). Inverse planning for radiofrequency ablation in cancer therapy using multiple damage models. medRxiv.

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(2021). Increased surgical capacity without additional resources: Generalized operating room planning and scheduling. Production and Operations Management.

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(2021). How effective was Newfoundland & Labrador's travel ban to prevent the spread of COVID-19? An agent-based analysis. medRxiv.

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(2020). A branch-and-price algorithm enhanced by decision diagrams for the kidney exchange problem. arXiv.

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(2020). Reformulation, linearization, and decomposition techniques for balanced distributed operating room scheduling. OMEGA.

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(2020). morPOP: A fast and granular agent-based model of COVID-19 to examine school mitigation strategies in Newfoundland & Labrador. Proceedings of the 30th Annual International Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering.

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(2020). Knowledge-based isocenter selection in radiosurgery planning. Medical Physics.

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(2020). Branch-and-check methods for multi-level operating room planning and scheduling. International Journal of Production Economics.

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(2019). Simultaneous optimization of isocenter locations and sector duration in radiosurgery. Physics in Medicine and Biology.

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(2019). Planning capacity for mental health and addiction services in the emergency department: A discrete-event simulation approach. Journal of Healthcare Engineering.

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(2019). Analysis of emergency department length of stay for mental health visits: A case study of a Canadian academic hospital. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine.

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(2018). Modelling and solving the senior transportation problem. Proceedings of International Conference on the Integration of Constraint Programming, Artificial Intelligence, and Operations Research.

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(2018). Modeling and comparison of alternative approaches for sector duration optimization in a dedicated radiosurgery system. Physics in Medicine and Biology.

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(2018). Guided undersampling classification for automated radiation therapy quality assurance of prostate cancer treatment. Medical Physics.

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(2018). Fluence map optimization in intensity-modulated radiation therapy treatment planning. Decision Analytics and Optimization in Disease Prevention and Treatment.

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(2017). The senior transportation problem. Workshops at the Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

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(2017). Propagating logic-based Benders' decomposition approaches for distributed operating room scheduling. European Journal of Operational Research.

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(2017). Incorporation of delivery times in stereotactic radiosurgery treatment optimization. Journal of Global Optimization.

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(2017). Collaborative operating room planning and scheduling. INFORMS Journal on Computing.

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(2016). A discrete event simulation evaluation of distributed operating room scheduling. IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering.

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(2015). The Operations Research Revolution. INFORMS.

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(2015). Skeletonization for isocentre selection in Gamma Knife® Perfexion™. TOP.

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(2015). Network robustness versus multi-strategy sequential attack. Journal of Complex Networks.

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(2015). Interactive visual guidance for automated stereotactic radiosurgery treatment planning. Expert Systems with Applications.

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(2015). Efficiently identifying critical nodes in large complex networks. Computational Social Networks.

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(2015). Deriving pandemic disease mitigation strategies by mining social contact networks. Springer Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics.

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(2015). A fast beam orientation optimization method that enforces geometric constraints in IMRT for total marrow irradiation. International Transactions in Operational Research.

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(2014). Data mining in bone marrow transplant records to identify patients with high odds of survival. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics.

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(2014). Cost effectiveness analyses of influenza A (H1N1) vaccination programs: How accurate were they?. Journal of Infectious Diseases and Immunity.

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(2014). Approximation algorithms for detecting critical nodes. NATO Science for Peace and Security Series D: Examining Robustness and Vulnerability of Networked Systems.

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(2014). A simulation model for perioperative process improvement. Operations Research for Health Care.

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(2014). A simulation case study to improve staffing decisions at mass immunization clinics for pandemic influenza. Journal of the Operational Research Society: Special Issue on Healthcare Operations Research.

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(2014). A region growing algorithm for detecting critical nodes. Proceedings of the International Conference on Combinatorial Optimization and Applications.

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(2014). A randomized algorithm with local search for containment of pandemic disease spread. Computers and Operations Research.

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(2014). A fluence map optimization model for restoring traditional fractionation in IMRT treatment planning. Optimization Letters.

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(2014). A fast greedy algorithm for the critical node detection problem. Proceedings of Computational Social Networks at COCOA.

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(2014). A derandomized approximation algorithm for the critical node detection problem. Computers and Operations Research.

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(2013). Deriving public policies from contact networks. Proceedings of the 8th INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Health Informatics (DM-HI 2013).

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(2013). Reducing elective general surgery cancellations at a Canadian hospital. Canadian Journal of Surgery.

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(2013). Optimization methods for large-scale radiotherapy problems. Systems Analysis Tools for Better Health Care Delivery.

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(2013). Incorporation of delivery times in Leksell Gamma Knife R Perfexion TM treatment optimization. Technical Report MIE-OR-TR2013-01, University of Toronto.

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(2013). Computational enhancements to fluence map optimization for total marrow irradiation using IMRT. Computers and Operations Research.

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(2013). Automated inverse planning over a continuous path using Gamma Knife Perfexion. Proceedings of the IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2013.

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(2012). Applying collaborative filtering techniques to data mining in bone marrow transplant records. Proceedings of the 7th INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Health Informatics (DM-HI 2012).

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(2012). Automated treatment planning for a dedicated multi-source intracranial radiosurgery treatment unit using projected gradient and grassfire algorithms. Medical Physics.

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(2012). A tractable mixed-integer model to design stereotactic radiosurgery treatments. Technical Report MIE-OR-TR2012-12, University of Toronto.

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(2012). A large simulation experiment to test influenza pandemic behavior. Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference.

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(2011). Improving influenza pandemic mitigation policy through agent-based modeling and simulation. Proceedings of the IERC Annual Conference.

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(2011). Estimation and management of pandemic influenza transmission risk at mass immunization clinics. Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Annual Conference.

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(2011). Automated treatment planning for dedicated multi-source radiosurgery using projected gradient and grassfire algorithms. Technical Report MIE-OR-TR2011-04, University of Toronto.

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(2011). An interior point constraint generation algorithm for semi-infinite optimization with health-care application. Operations Research.

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(2011). A nonhomogeneous agent-based simulation approach to modeling the spread of disease in a pandemic outbreak. Interfaces Special Issue on Humanitarian Applications: Doing Good with OR.

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(2011). A cost effectiveness analysis of the H1N1 vaccine strategy for Ontario, Canada. Journal of Infectious Diseases and Immunity.

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(2010). Quantitatively predicting flu centre impact on Canadian healthcare resource use. Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Annual Conference.

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(2010). Neighborhood search approaches to non-coplanar beam orientation optimization for total marrow irradiation using IMRT. European Journal of Operational Research.

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(2010). Interior point algorithms: Guaranteed optimality for fluence map optimization in IMRT. Physics in Medicine and Biology.

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(2010). Interior point algorithms: Guaranteed optimality for fluence map optimization in IMRT. Technical Report MIE-OR-TR2010-04, University of Toronto.

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(2010). An inverse planning approach to Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion. Proceedings of the International Conference on the Use of Computers in Radiation Therapy.

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(2010). An interior point constraint generation algorithm for semi-infinite optimization with healthcare application. Technical Report MIE-OR-TR2010-05, University of Toronto.

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(2009). Accounting for individual behaviors in a pandemic. Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Annual Conference.

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(2009). A response surface approach to beam orientation optimization in intensity-modulated radiation therapy treatment planning. INFORMS Journal on Computing: Computational Biology and Medical Applications.

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(2009). A non-homogeneous mixing model for predicting pandemic disease spread. Proceedings of the IIE Annual Conference.

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(2008). Optimization methods for total marrow irradiation using intensity modulated radiation therapy treatment planning. Proceedings of the ORAHS Annual Conference.

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(2008). Neighborhood search approaches to beam orientation optimization in intensity modulated radiation therapy treatment planning. Journal of Global Optimization.

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(2008). Comparative analysis of 60Co intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Physics in Medicine and Biology.

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(2008). Beam orientation optimization methods in intensity modulated radiation therapy treatment planning. Optimization in Medicine and Biology.

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(2006). Beam orientation optimization methods in intensity modulated radiation therapy treatment planning. Proceedings of the IIE Annual Conference.

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