Emeritus Professor David Murray Ryan

MSc Otago, PhD ANU

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Professor David Ryan has a PhD in Numerical Analysis from the Australian National University and a Master of Science in Mathematics from the University of Otago

Research | Current

  • Mathematical programming and optimization theory.
  • Optimization techniques of operations research.
  • Scheduling, timetabling and combinatorial optimization problems.
  • Curve fitting and solution of under-determined linear systems.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Phillips, A. E., Waterer, H., Ehrgott, M., & Ryan, D. M. (2015). Integer programming methods for large-scale practical classroom assignment problems. Computers & Operations Research, 53, 42-53. 10.1016/j.cor.2014.07.012
  • Lusby, R. M., Larsen, J., Ehrgott, M., & Ryan, D. M. (2013). A set packing inspired method for real-time junction train routing. Computers and Operations Research, 40 (3), 713-724. 10.1016/j.cor.2011.12.004
  • Ryan, D. M. (9/2011). It is Time to Enjoy the Best of Both Worlds. Paper presented at OR53 Annual Conference of the Operational Research Society (UK), Nottingham. 6 September - 8 September 2011.
  • Lusby, R. M., Larsen, J., Ehrgott, M., & Ryan, D. M. (2011). Routing Trains Through Railway Junctions: A New Set Packing Approach. Transportation Science, 45 (2), 228-245.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/11639
  • Rasmussen, M. S., Lusby, R. M., Larsen, J., & Ryan, D. M. (2011). A subsequence generation approach for the airline crew pairing problem. 51st AGIFORS Annual Proceedings - Annual Symposium and Study Group Meeting, AGIFORS 2011, 1, 584-605.
  • Lusby, R. M., Larsen, J., Ehrgott, M., & Ryan, D. (2011). Railway track allocation: models and methods. OR Spectrum, 33 (4), 843-883. 10.1007/s00291-009-0189-0
  • Tam, B., Ehrgott, M., Ryan, D., & Zakeri, G. (2011). A comparison of stochastic programming and bi-objective optimisation approaches to robust airline crew scheduling. OR Spectrum, 33 (1), 49-75. 10.1007/s00291-009-0164-9
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/13119
  • Ryan, D. M. (29/11/2010). The Container Positioning Problem Revisited Yet Again. Paper presented at Operations Research Society Annual Conference, Auckland, New Zealand. 29 November - 30 November 2010.

Contact details

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Primary location

Level 5, Room 401-503
Auckland 1010
New Zealand