Research Interests

  • Sequential Decision Problems with Uncertain Information
  • Heuristic Search for Optimization
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics and Vehicle Routing

Submitted & Working Papers

"Optimal Service Time Windows," Marlin W. Ulmer, Justin C. Goodson, & Barrett W. Thomas.
"Media Selection with Yield Uncertainty," Justin C. Goodson, Luca Bertazzi, & Reuven R. Levary.

Published in Refereed Journals

"Dynamic Ridehailing with Electric Vehicles," Nicholas D. Kullman, Martin Cousineau, Justin C. Goodson, & Jorge E. Mendoza. To appear in Transportation Science.
"frvcpy: An Open-Source Solver for the Fixed Route Vehicle Charging Problem," Nicholas D. Kullman, Aurelien Froger, Jorge E. Mendoza, & Justin C. Goodson. To appear in INFORMS Journal on Computing.
"Electric Vehicle Routing with Public Charging Stations," Nicholas D. Kullman, Justin C. Goodson, & Jorge E. Mendoza. Transportation Science, 2021:55(3), 637-659.
"On Modeling Stochastic Dynamic Vehicle Routing Problems," Marlin W. Ulmer, Justin C. Goodson, Dirk C. Mattfeld, & Barrett W. Thomas. EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics, 2020:9(2), 100008.
"Offline-Online Approximate Dynamic Programming for Dynamic Vehicle Routing with Stochastic Requests," Marlin W. Ulmer, Justin C. Goodson, Dirk C. Mattfeld, & Marco Hennig. Transportation Science, 2019:53(1), 185-202, reprinted in 2021 virtual special issue A Deeper Look at Transportation Science by Topic Area.
"A Rollout Algorithm Framework for Heuristic Solutions to Finite-Horizon Stochastic Dynamic Programs," Justin C. Goodson, Barrett W. Thomas, & Jeffrey W. Ohlmann. European Journal of Operational Research, 2017:258(1), 216-229.
"Partnering with Practice: How Partnerships can be Developed, Shared, and Managed," Don Hardaway, Roel Harryvan, Frank Wang, & Justin C. Goodson. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 2016:38(6), 145-156.
"Restocking-Based Rollout Policies for the Vehicle Routing Problem with Stochastic Demand and Duration Limits," Justin C. Goodson, Barrett W. Thomas, & Jeffrey W. Ohlmann. Transportation Science, 2016:50(2), 591-607.
"Election Day Routing of Rapid Response Attorneys," Justin C. Goodson. Information Systems and Operational Research, 2014:52(1), 1-9.
"Rollout Policies for Dynamic Solutions to the Multi-Vehicle Routing Problem with Stochastic Demand and Duration Limits," Justin C. Goodson, Jeffrey W. Ohlmann, & Barrett W. Thomas. Operations Research, 2013:61(1), 138-154.
"Cyclic-Order Neighborhoods with Application to the Vehicle Routing Problem with Stochastic Demand," Justin C. Goodson, Jeffrey W. Ohlmann, & Barrett W. Thomas. European Journal of Operational Research, 2012:217(2), 312-323.
"Assessing Nursing Home Care Quality Through Bayesian Networks," Justin C. Goodson & Wooseung Jang. Health Care Management Science, 2008:11(4), 382-392.
"Nursing Home Care Quality: Insights from a Bayesian Network Approach," Justin C. Goodson, Wooseung Jang, & Marilyn Rantz. The Gerontologist, 48(3), 338-348.

Book Chapters

"A Rollout Algorithm for Vehicle Routing with Stochastic Customer Requests," Marlin W. Ulmer, Dirk C. Mattfeld, Marco Henig, & Justin C. Goodson. Logistics Management, 2016, 217-227.

Software

"frvcpy: An Open-Source Solver for the FRVCP," Nicholas D. Kullman, Aurelien Froger, Jorge E. Mendoza, & Justin C. Goodson. Python Package Index.
"Djinni: A Templatized C++ Framework with Python Bindings for Heuristic Search," Robert Hansen, Tristan Thiede, Jeffrey W. Ohlmann, Barrett W. Thomas, & Justin C. Goodson. Computational Infrastructure for Operations Research (COIN-OR).
Justin C. Goodson
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