CANCELLED - 2014 UMass Amherst INFORMS Speaker Series with Dr. Laurie Garrow

Event Details

February 14, 2014
10:30 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management

Room: 108

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission

Due to the impending weather conditions, the event has been cancelled indefinitely.

Title/Topic: Estimation Methods for Choice-Based Revenue Management Models with Censored Data

Dr. Garrow is an Associate Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She earned her Ph.D. at Northwestern University, with an emphasis on travel demand modeling and airline passenger behavior. Her dissertation won first prize in the 2004 Aviation Applications Section of INFORMS and honorable mention in the 2004 Eric Pas dissertation competition sponsored by the International Association of Travel Behavior Research. She is the 2009 recipient of the Council of University Transportation Centers-American Road & Transportation Builders Association (CUTC-ARTBA) New Faculty Member Award and a 2009 CAREER recipient. She is also a 2013 recipient of the ASCE Walter L. Huber Research Prize. Dr. Garrow currently serves as Past President of the Transportation Science and Logistics Society of INFORMS and Vice President of AGIFORS.

The talk is based on a paper that developed a new parameter estimation routine for estimating multinomial logit models in which one alternative is completely censored.


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