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2014 Joint NZSA+ORSNZ Conference
2014 Joint NZSA+ORSNZ Conference
Sunday 23 - Wednesday 26 November 2014
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Proceedings of the 48th Annual Conference of the ORSNZ (2014)

The proceedings of the 48th Annual Conference of the ORSNZ (held in 2014 jointly with the 65th Annual Conference of the NZSA, hosted by Victoria University of Wellington, November 2014) are published online, below, by the Operations Research Society of NZ.

Editors: John Haywood and Mark Johnston
Wellington, December 2014
ISSN 0114-6602
https://secure.orsnz.org.nz/conf48/index.php?DOC=program/Papers/Proceedings.html

Papers below are indexed by a Paper Number. Full listings of "Paper Numbers, Authors and Titles" (pages 13-18) and "Paper Numbers by Author" (pages 19-21) are given in the Full Conference Programme (21 pages), which is available here for download (pdf; opens in a new tab). Papers below should also open in new tabs; nearly all are pdf files.

ORSNZ Young Practitioner Prize Papers (2014), proudly sponsored by Derceto

Number Author Title
26 Michael Fairley and Andrew Mason Real-time sail shape fitting using optimisation
33 Peiran Quan, Michael O'Sullivan, Cameron Walker and Nikolaus Furian Applying a New Simulation Paradigm to Patient Transits - a Case Study
36 Mark Allan, Anthony Downward and Andrea Raith A Planning Tool for New Zealand Defence Force Development Work
48 Michael Fairley and Oscar Dowson Partitioning students into equitable groups using SolverStudio
50 James Waugh and Andrew Mason (NB: paper confidential to the YPP judges) Columnwise Search – A heuristic for the Vehicle Routing Problem applied to Waste Collection
54 Robert Hou Rogue's Gallery of Electricity Prices
75 Malhar Soni, Anthony Downward and Andy Philpott Supply Chain Investment Under Uncertainty
98 Matthew Milner, Andrew Mason and Andy Philpott Improving the Management of Pipe Assets for the Wellington City Council
115 Ben Goodger, Cameron Walker and Anthony Downward Developing online heuristics and a near optimal benchmark for apple packing
125 Lin Chen, Andrea Raith and Theunis F. Henning Multi-objective optimisation in decision making of road maintenance

ORSNZ+NZSA Regular Contributed Papers (2014)

Number Author Title
05 Alistair Ramsden Developing, confidentialising, and publishing more granular NZ serious injury outcome indicator data
24 Maryam Mirzaei and Vicky Mabin Exploring constraints in projects: A construction industry case study
37 Nikolaus Furian, Michael O'Sullivan, Cameron Walker and Siegfried Vössner A Generic Integrated Health-Care Model
40 Siamak Moradi, Matthias Ehrgott and Andrea Raith Estimating value of time from observed flows on transportation networks
46 Sarah Kimani, Victoria Mabin and John Davies (NB: MS Word file) Using the Theory of Constraints-Thinking Processes to explore Business School students’ learning experiences
55 Olga Perederieieva, Andrea Raith and Marie Schmidt Non-additive Shortest Path Sub-problems in the Context of Traffic Assignment
67 John Crequer and John Raffensperger Innovative operational research methods to create the 2013 Census field scheme
74 Christopher Peace Did Goldilocks use professional judgement before going into the woods?
100 Regan Baucke Risk Aversion and Forward Markets