Journal Papers

  1. P. Cappanera, F. Visintin, C. Banditori, Addressing conflicting stakeholders priorities in surgical scheduling by goal programming, Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, in press, 2016, doi:10.1007/s10696-016-9255-5.
  2. S. Yalcindag, P. Cappanera, M.G. Scutellà, A. Matta, E. Sahin, Pattern-based decompositions for human resource planning in home health care services, Computers & Operations Research, 73, 12-26, 2016.
  3. F. Visintin, P. Cappanera, C. Banditori, Evaluating the impact of flexible practices on the master surgical scheduling process: an empirical analysis, Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, 28(1), 182-205, 2016.
  4. P. Cappanera, M.G. Scutellà, Joint assignment, scheduling and routing models to Home Care optimization: a pattern based approach (with related Online Supplement), Transportation Science, 49(4), 830-852, 2015.
  5. P. Cappanera, F. Visintin, C. Banditori, Comparing resource balancing criteria in master surgical scheduling: a combined optimisation-simulation approach, International Journal of Production Economics, 158, 179-196, 2014.
  6. P. Cappanera, A. Lori, G. Stea, G. Vaglini, On the schedulability of deadline-constrained traffic in TDMA wireless mesh networks, The Computer Journal, 58(2), 215-233, 2014.
  7.  M. Bruglieri, P. Cappanera, M. Nonato The Gateway Location Problem: Assessing the impact of candidate site selection policies Discrete Applied Mathematics, 165,  96-111, 2014.
  8. C. Banditori, P. Cappanera and F. Visintin A combined optimisation-simulation approach to the master surgical scheduling problem, IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, 24(2),  155 – 187, 2013.
  9. P. Cappanera, L. Lenzini, A. Lori, G. Stea and G. Vaglini Optimal joint routing and link scheduling for real-time traffic in TDMA Wireless Mesh Networks, Computer Networks, 57(11),  2301-2312, 2013.
  10. P. Cappanera, L. Gouveia and M.G. Scutellà Models and valid inequalities to Asymmetric Skill-Based Routing Problems, EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics, 2(1-2), 29 – 55, 2013.
  11. P. Cappanera, L. Lenzini, A. Lori, G. Stea, G. Vaglini Efficient Link Scheduling for Online Admission Control of Real-time Traffic in Wireless Mesh Networks, Computer Communications, 34(8), 922-934, 2011.
  12. P. Cappanera, M.P. Scaparra Optimal allocation of protective resources in shortest-path networks, Transportation Science, 45(1),  64 – 80, 2011 (previously appeared as RT 177, ISSN 1748-7595, Kent Business School, 2008).
  13. P. Cappanera, M.G. Scutellà Color-coding algorithms to the balanced path problem: computational issues, INFORMS JOC, 23, pp 446 – 459, 2011 (previously appeared as TR-07-08, Dip. di Informatica, Univ. di Pisa, 2007).
  14. P. Cappanera, M.G. Scutellà Balanced paths in acyclic networks: tractable cases and related approaches Networks, 45(2), pp 104 – 111, 2005 (previously appeared as RT 1/2004, Dip. di Sistemi e Informatica, Univ. di Firenze, 2004)
  15. P. Cappanera, G. Gallo A Multi-Commodity Flow Approach to the Crew Rostering Problem Operations Research, 52(4), pp 583-596, 2004 (previously appeared as TR-01-08, Dip. di Informatica, Univ. di Pisa, 2001)
  16. P. Cappanera, M. Trubian A Local Search Based Heuristic for the Demand Constrained Multidimensional Knapsack Problem INFORMS JOC, 17(1), pp 82-98, 2005 (previously appeared as TR-01-10, Dip. di Informatica, Univ. di Pisa, 2001)
  17. P. Cappanera, G. Gallo and F. Maffioli Discrete Facility Location and Routing of Obnoxious Activities Discrete Applied Mathematics, 133(1-3), pp 3-28, 2003 (included in Discrete Applied MathematicsEditors’ Choice, 2003 and previously appeared as TR-00-08, Dip. di Informatica, Univ. di Pisa, 2000)
  18. P. Cappanera, A. Frangioni Symmetric and Asymmetric Parallelization of a Cost-Decomposition Algorithm for Multi-Commodity Flow Problems INFORMS JOC, 15(4), pp 369-384, 2003 (previously appeared as TR-96-36, Dip. di Informatica, Univ. di Pisa, 1996)

Short Papers

  1. P. Cappanera, M. Nonato, F. Visintin, Routing hazardous materials by compulsory check points in case of variable demand, Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics (Proceedings of INOC 2015), 52, 53-60, 2016.
  2. P. Cappanera, M. Nonato, The Gateway Location Problem: a cost oriented analysis of a new risk mitigation strategy in hazmat transportation, Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences (16th Meeting of the Euro Working Group on Transportation 2013), 111, 918-926, 2014.
  3.  P. Cappanera, M.G. Scutellà , Home Care optimization: impact of pattern generation policies on scheduling and routing decisions, Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics (Proceedings of INOC 2013), 41, 53-60, 2013.

Book Chapters

  1. M. Bruglieri, P. Cappanera, A. Colorni, M. Nonato Modeling the Gateway Location Problem for Multicommodity Flow Rerouting, J. Pahl, T. Reiners and S. Voss (Eds.), INOC 2011, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNCS 6701, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, p. 262 – 276, 2011
  2. P. Cappanera, L. Gouveia, M.G. Scutellà The Skill Vehicle Routing Problem, J. Pahl, T. Reiners and S. Voss (Eds.), INOC 2011, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNCS 6701, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, p. 354 – 364, 2011
  3. P. Cappanera, F. Cotroneo, A. Lori, M. Maischberger e F. Schoen Ottimizzazione di percorsi su reti multimodali di trasporto pubblico, in Scienza delle decisioni in Italia: applicazioni della ricerca operativa a problemi aziendali. G. Felici e A. Sciomachen Editori, ECIG, p. 401-414, 2008

Proceedings of International conferences, and Italian Journal Papers (refereed)

  1. P. Cappanera, F. Visintin, C. Banditori, A goal-programming approach to the master surgical scheduling problem, Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics (Proceedings of International Conference on Health Care Systems Engineering), 169, 155-166, 2016.
  2.  F. Visintin, P. Cappanera, Scheduling magnetic resonance imaging examinations: An empirical analysis, Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics (Proceedings of International Conference on Health Care Systems Engineering), 169, 65-77, 2016.
  3. B. Martini, F. Paganelli, P. Cappanera, S. Turchi, P. Castoldi, Latency-aware composition of Virtual Functions in 5G, 1st IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization: Software-De ned Infrastructures for Networks, Clouds, IoT and Services, NETSOFT 2015, Article number 7116188, 2016.
  4. P. Cappanera, M.G. Scutellà and F. Visintin Home Care Services delivery: equity versus efficiency in optimization models, Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics (Proceedings of International Conference on Health Care Systems Engineering), 61, 1-13, 2014.
  5. C. Banditori, P. Cappanera and F. Visintin Investigating the Relationship Between Resources Balancing and Robustness in Master Surgical Scheduling, Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics (Proceedings of International Conference on Health Care Systems Engineering), 61, 149-162, 2014.
  6. M. Bruglieri, P. Cappanera, M. Nonato The gateway location problem for hazardous material transportation, L. Adacher et als. (Eds), Proceedings of the 10th Cologne-Twente workshop on Graphs and Combinatorial Optimization, Frascati (Italy), p. 88 – 92, 2011.
  7. P. Cappanera, L. Lenzini, A. Lori, G. Stea, G. Vaglini Optimal joint routing and link scheduling for real-time traffic in TDMA Wireless Mesh Networks in Proceedings of InfQ, Lipari (Italy), 2011.
  8. P. Cappanera, L. Lenzini, A. Lori, G. Stea, G. Vaglini Optimal link scheduling for real-time traffic in wireless mesh networks in both per-flow and per-path frameworks in Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM 2010), Montreal (Canada), 2010.
  9. P. Cappanera, L. Lenzini, A. Lori, G. Stea and G. Vaglini Link scheduling with end-to-end delay constraints in wireless mesh networks in Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM 2009), Kos (Greece), 2009.
  10. P. Cappanera, L. Lenzini, A. Lori and G. Vaglini Minimum latency link scheduling in TDMA wireless multi-hop networks in Proceedings of INOC 2009, International Network Optimization Conference, Pisa (Italy), 2009.
  11. P. Cappanera, M.G. Scutellà Balanced paths in telecommunication networks: some computational results, to appear in Proceedings of INOC 2007, Spa (Belgium), 2007
  12. P. Cappanera, G. De Pascale, M.G. Scutellà Color-coding heuristic approaches for the balanced path problem, Proceedings of Odysseus 2006, Third International Workshop on Freight Transportation and Logistics, Benavent, Campos, Corberan, Marti, Mota, Plana and Sanchis (Eds.), Altea (Spain), p. 92-97, 2006
  13. P. Cappanera, G. Gallo The Airline Crew Rostering Problem: a Heuristic Approach Proceedings of the 13th Mini-EURO Conference and the 9th Meeting of the EURO Working Group on Transportation, p. 765-770, 2002
  14. P. Cappanera Localizzazione di impianti e instradamento di materiali nocivi: il caso discreto Bollettino U.M.I., Serie VIII, Vol. IV-A, p. 419-422, 2001 (in Italian)
  15. P. Cappanera, A. Frangioni, G. Gallo Coarse-Grained Parallelization of Dual Approaches to Multicommodity Min Cost Flow Problems Science and Supercomputing at CINECA, 1995

Ph.D. Thesis

  • P. Cappanera Ph.D. Thesis Discrete Facility Location and Routing of Obnoxious Activities, Dip. di Matematica, Univ. di Milano, 1999

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