Graham Kendall
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Professor Graham Kendall

Professor Graham Kendall is the Provost and CEO of The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC). He is also a Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Nottingham.

He is a Director of MyResearch Sdn Bhd, Crops for the Future Sdn Bhd. and Nottingham Green Technologies Sdn Bhd. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS) and a Fellow of the Operational Research Society (FORS).

He has published over 230 peer reviewed papers. He is an Associate Editor of 10 journals and the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions of Computational Intelligence and AI in Games.

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Publication(s)

An Adaptive Length Chromosome Hyperheuristic Genetic Algorithm for a Trainer Scheduling Problem
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Scheduling English Football Fixtures: Consideration of Two Conflicting Objectives
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An efficient and robust approach to generate high quality solutions for the Traveling Tournament Problem.
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Studying the Effect that a Linear Transformation has on the Time-Series Prediction Ability of an Evolutionary Neural Network
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Graham Kendall: Details of Requested Publication


Citation

Bai, R; Li, J; Atkin, J.A.D and Kendall, G A novel approach to independent taxi scheduling problem based on stable matching. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 65 (10): 1501-1510, 2014.

Paper ISSN: 0160-5682 Electronic ISSN: 1476-9360


Abstract

This paper describes a taxi scheduling system, which aims to improve the overall efficiency of the system, both from the perspective of the drivers and the customers. This is of particular relevance to Chinese cities, where hailing a taxi on the street is by far the most common way in which taxis are requested, since the majority of taxi drivers operate independently, rather than working for a company. The mobile phone and Global Positioning System-based taxi scheduling system, which is described in this paper, aims to provide a decision support system for taxi drivers and facilitates direct information exchange between taxi drivers and passengers, while allowing drivers to remain independent. The taxi scheduling problem is considered to be a non-cooperative game between taxi drivers and a description of this problem is given. We adopt an efficient algorithm to discover a Nash equilibrium, such that each taxi driver and passenger cannot benefit from changing their assigned partner. Two computational examples are given to illustrate the effectiveness of the approach.


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2014 (0.953), 2013 (0.911), 2012 (0.989), 2011 (0.971), 2010 (1.102), 2009 (1.009), 2008 (0.839), 2007 (0.784), 2006 (0.597), 2005 (0.603), 2004 (0.515), 2003 (0.416), 2002 (0.493), 2001 (0.438), 2000 (0.648)

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Bibtex

@ARTICLE{blak2014, author = {R. Bai and J. Li and J.A.D. Atkin and G. Kendall},
title = {A novel approach to independent taxi scheduling problem based on stable matching},
journal = {Journal of the Operational Research Society},
year = {2014},
volume = {65},
pages = {1501--1510},
number = {10},
note = {Paper ISSN: 0160-5682 Electronic ISSN: 1476-9360},
abstract = {This paper describes a taxi scheduling system, which aims to improve the overall efficiency of the system, both from the perspective of the drivers and the customers. This is of particular relevance to Chinese cities, where hailing a taxi on the street is by far the most common way in which taxis are requested, since the majority of taxi drivers operate independently, rather than working for a company. The mobile phone and Global Positioning System-based taxi scheduling system, which is described in this paper, aims to provide a decision support system for taxi drivers and facilitates direct information exchange between taxi drivers and passengers, while allowing drivers to remain independent. The taxi scheduling problem is considered to be a non-cooperative game between taxi drivers and a description of this problem is given. We adopt an efficient algorithm to discover a Nash equilibrium, such that each taxi driver and passenger cannot benefit from changing their assigned partner. Two computational examples are given to illustrate the effectiveness of the approach.},
doi = {10.1057/jors.2013.96},
issn = {0160-5682},
keywords = {taxi scheduling, game theory, stable marriage problem, GPS, street hailing},
owner = {Graham},
timestamp = {2013.07.28},
webpdf = {http://www.graham-kendall.com/papers/blak2014.pdf} }