Refereed Journal Publications

A case study in line balancing and simulation

I. Ozan Yilmazlar, Adarsh Jeyes, Alexis Fiore, Apurva Patel, Chelsea Spence, Chase Wentzky, Nicole Zero, Mary E. Kurz, Joshua D. Summers, Kevin M. Taaffe, (2020). “A case study in line balancing and simulation”, 2020, Procedia Manufacturia, accepted Spring 2020, Vol 48, 71-81.

Rule authoring for vehicle configuration management: an experimental study on graph-based representations

Phelan, K. T., Summers, J. D., & Kurz, M. B. (2019). “Rule authoring for vehicle configuration management: an experimental study on graph-based representations.” International Journal of Mass Customisation, 5(2), 130–146. Available online: 13 Nov 2019

An effective integer program for a general assembly line balancing problem with parallel workers and additional assignment restrictions

Pearce, B.W., Antani, K., Mears, M.L., Funk, K., Mayorga, M.E, Kurz, M.E., 2019, “An effective integer program for a general assembly line balancing problem with parallel workers and additional assignment restrictions”, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 50, 180-192.

Two-Stage Hybrid Flow Shop Batching and Lot Streaming with Variable Sublots and Sequence-Dependent Setups

Wang, S., Kurz, M.E., Mason, S.J. and Rashidi, E., 2019, “Two-Stage Hybrid Flow Shop Batching and Lot Streaming with Variable Sublots and Sequence-Dependent Setups”, International Journal of Production Research, 57(22), 6893-6907.

On Scheduling a Photolithography Area Containing Cluster Tools

Madathil, S.C., Mason, S.J., Kurz, M.E., July 2018, “On Scheduling a Photolithography Area Containing Cluster Tools”, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 121, 177-188.

Mixed Model Line Balancing with Parallel Stations, Zoning Constraints, and Ergonomics

Alghazi, A. and Kurz, M.E., January 2018, “Mixed Model Line Balancing with Parallel Stations, Zoning Constraints, and Ergonomics,” Constraints. Vol. 23, No 1, 123-153.

Configuration and options management processes and tools: an automotive OEM case study

Keith T. Phelan, Joshua David Summers, Mary E. Kurz, Crystal Wilson, Bryan Wayne Pearce, Joerg Schulte, Stephan Knackstedt, ((spring) 2017) “Configuration and options management processes and tools: an automotive OEM case study”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 28 Issue: 2, pp.146-168.

Solving the Traveling Salesman Problem with Interdiction and Fortification

Lozano, L., Smith, J.C. and Kurz, M.E., 2017, “Solving the Traveling Salesman Problem with Interdiction and Fortification” Operations Research Letters, Vol. 45, No. 3, 210-216.

Configuration Management Through Satisfiability

Bryan Pearce, Mary E. Kurz, Keith Phelan, Joshua Summers, Jorg Schulte, Wolfgang Dieminger, Kilian Funk, “Configuration Management Through Satisfiability”, Procedia CIRP, Volume 44, 2016, Pages 204-209, ISSN 2212-8271. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212827116004091) in Conf Proc

Supporting Vehicle Option Change Management through a Graph Based Visualization Tool

Phelan, K., Pearce, B., Summers, J., Kurz, M., 2016, “Supporting Vehicle Option Change Management through a Graph Based Visualization Tool”, Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol 17, No 1, 011004-011004-15.