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Abstract Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are becoming increasingly influential in research. Within this context, generative AI tools like ChatGPT serve two main purposes: the improvement of writing (communication goal) and the generation of new ideas (innovation goal). The latter goal has been less explored and is therefore the focus of this article. We specifically look at how these generative AI tools can aid in the…

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Abstract Spontaneous volunteers have always played an important role in responding to major disasters. Over the last 20 years, social media and mobile devices have both increased their potential as key players in disaster management and changed the way they organize themselves. However, one main challenge, especially for public authorities and security organizations, is how to integrate such spontaneous volunteers into official disaster…

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Presentations at the Conference of the German Operations Research Society

The Chair of Management Information Systems & Operations Research of Prof. Guido Schryen was represented with two contributions at the annual conference of the German Operations Research Society.

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Article "Anticipatory Assignment of Passengers to Meeting Points for Taxi-Ridesharing" accepted for Publication in Transportation Research Part D…

Abstract: Taxi-ridesharing systems are considered an important means for sustainable urban transport. Previous literature shows that introducing meeting points in ridesharing, where customers are picked up and dropped off, increases its performance. We consider an on-demand taxi-ridesharing system, where the focus lies on the anticipatory assignment of customers to meeting points. We model the problem as a sequential decision process with the…

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Abstract: Literature reviews represent a key genre for preserving and developing knowledge in many scientific fields, including the operations research (OR) discipline. Although the body of OR reviews shows a large diversity in terms of entities investigated, methodologies applied, and contributions developed, our discipline has been rather silent on the genre of literature reviews. As a consequence, the OR field misses (1) a classification of…

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Carina Uhde

Wirtschaftsinformatik, insb. Operations Research


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