2012 Archive

2012 - Movement Planner Algorithm Design for Dispatching on Multi-Track Territories


1. First prize ($2000): Bamboo@Tsinghua

2. Second Prize ($1000): MIMIC

  • Maurizio Boccia, Università del Sannio, Italy
  • Carlo Mannino, SINTEF ICT, Norway
  • Igor Vasiliev, Institute for System Dynamics and Control Theory of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Solving the dispatching problem on multi-track territories by mixed integer linear programming

3. Third prize ($750): BoFraTor

  • Frank Fischer, Chemnitz University of Technology, Department of Mathematics, Chemnitz
  • Boris Grimm, Torsten Klug, Zuse Institute Berlin, Berlin
  • Movement Planner Algorithm Design For Dispatching On Multi-Track Territories
  • BoFraTor_report



The judging panel has selected these three teams as finalists. These teams will be presenting (and competing) at Informs annual meeting at Phoenix. The teams are (in alphabetical order):

  • Bamboo@Tsinghua
  • BoFraTor

Congratulations to these teams! Thanks everyone else for participation. We hope to see you at Phoenix.


RAS 2012 Problem Solving Competition Announcement

Movement Planner Algorithm Design for Dispatching on Multi-Track Territories

Thanks to our sponsors for support (In alphabetical order):

2012 Organizing Committee

In alphabetical order:

Alper Uygur (BNSF Railway)
Bruno W. Repetto (Union Pacific Railroad)
Carl VanDyke (Oliver Wyman)
Erick Wikum (IBM)
Homarjun Agrahari (BNSF Railway)
Jagadish Jampani (CSX Transportation)
Juan Morales (BNSF Railway)
Kamalesh Somani (CSX Transportation)
Krishna Jha (Innovative Scheduling Inc.)
Yudi Pranoto (Norfolk Southern Corp.)
Xuesong Zhou (University of Utah)