MSC seminar

MSc Seminar

Approximately once a month, a seminar is organized in which MSc students of our group give presentations on their internships and final projects.




December 9, 2021

Sanne Oude Veldhuis

Cost optimising railway allocation in part of the Netherlands

Jop Zwienenberg

A probabilistic extension to a rule-based method for activity recognition in mobility chains

November 4, 2021

Iris Ottens

Red-Light-Green-Light algorithm with MaxC heuristic for solving Markov chains

Matthew Maat

An improved algorithm to solve the fixed-point problem of the STAQ traffic model

October 7, 2021

Mariya Karlashchuk

Novel Deep Learning method in radar tracking

Anna Dankers

Finding personalized breast cancer follow-up policies under resource constraints using ADP

September 30,2021

Femke Boelens

Modelling the dwell time of a bus

Rolf van der Hulst

A branch-price-and-cut algorithm for graph coloring

July 3, 2021

Barteld Schilstra  

Analysis of the Intensive Care Unit, Medium Care Unit and Post Anaesthesia Care Unit from a Queueing Perspective

Lotte Gerards

An Iterative Method for Capacity Planning in Complex Queueing Networks which Combines the Queueing Network Analyser and Simulation

Maik Overmars

Analysing Q-learning using Markov Decision Theory

June 10, 2021

Joran van den Bosse     

Computing the Sequential Price of Anarchy for Affine Congestion Games with Linear Programming Techniques

Reinout Wijfjes

Recognition of scheduling subproblems in Mixed Integer Programs

May 27, 2021

Ioannis Linardos

Effects of Behaviour Adaptation on the Spread of Infectious Disease on Networks with Community Structures

Peter Klein Kranenbarg

Reducing the statistical noise in a microscopic tour-based demand model

April 1, 2021

Saskia Bleyenberg 

Optimization of public berths for seagoing vessels using MIP

Kitty de Smit  

Heuristic Approach for Conflict Resolution in Train Traffic in Real Time

March 4, 2021

Leander van der Bijl 

Using Neural Networks To Approximate Task Durations (internship)

Maike de Jongh

Approximate dynamic programming with adaptive multivariate simplex splines (thesis)

February 4, 2021

Yanna Kraakman

Proving Termination of Computer Programs

Jordi Weggemans          

Solving correlation clustering with the quantum approximate optimisation algorithm

January 7, 2021

Nikki Leijnse  

Optimizing the workload allocation in an e-fulfillment center using queueing theory

Sylvia Vreeken           

Optimizing the purchasing of LEGO sets using MIP and the selling price of LEGO items using Markov Decision Processes

December 10, 2020

Rolf van der Hulst

Input reduction for junction modelling in static traffic assignment using random forests (internship)

Wouter Fokkema 

Combinatorial Bounds for the Size of the Max-Cut LP (final project)

November 12, 2020

Lotte Gerards

Extending Static Traffic Assignment with Queuing (STAQ), a model for road traffic assignment, to a semi-dynamic model  

Irene Kuin

Optimizing the planning strategy of the courts using Approximate Dynamic Programming

October 8, 2020

Tariq Bontekoe 

Balancing privacy and accountability in digital payment methods using zk-SNARKs

Siemo Zhang 

Algorithm for planted clique recovery in random geometric graphs

September 10, 2020

Nico de Jongh

An ADP approach for operating room scheduling at the Sint Maartenskliniek

Hillianne Buist 

Travel mode detection using a smartphone  

June 25 , 2020

Maike de Jongh

Biodiversity at Barro Colorado Island

Lotte Weedage 

Local community detection in large networks using the HyperBall algorithm

May 28, 2020

Joran van den Bosse  

Heuristic for the Sensor/Weapon And Target Problem Using Fuzzy Inference Systems  

Tim van Genderen  

Sequential Quadratic Programming in transport modelling  

April 16, 2020

Douwe Hut

Statistical disclosure control when publishing on thematic maps

Tim van Genderen

Development of a tour-based gravity model in transport models

March 5, 2020

Hillianne Buist 

MIP model for a complex scheduling problem

Siemo Zhang

Algorithms for planted clique recovery in random geometric graphs

February 6, 2020

Iris Ottens

Finding the factors that influence a website's ranking in Google  

Sander Dijkstra

A Markov Decision Process with an ADP-based solution for MRI appointment scheduling in Rijnstate  

January 9, 2020

Eveline Koster

Investigating ORTEC's Multi-Process Optimization and the Application of the K-means Clustering Algorithm

Niveditha Kumar

Customer segmentation using Machine Learning approaches

December 5, 2019

Nick Hoogendijk

Pedestrian Prediction in the city centre of Enschede

Joost Stam  

Sustainable supply-chains: A fuzzy approach  

November 28, 2019

Steef Severijn  

Finding the optimal number of hidden Markov states for tracking models  

Julia Brevoord  

2D non-unitary quantum walks with PT symmetry  

October 3, 2019

Niveditha Kumar

Prediction of revenue using machine learning models

Douwe Hut

Implementation of Mobility Hubs in a multi constrained gravity model

September 19, 2019

Wouter Lardinois

Approximate Guarantee for Approximate Dynamic Programming

Ties Westendorp

On the Optimization of Lossy Energy Storage Devices

June 20, 2019

Steef Severijn


Jacqueline Zijdenbosch

(final project)

May 23, 2019

Kars Mulder

(final project)

Marije Siemann


April 25, 2019

Federico Foschini

Storage requirement of a dry bulk terminal

Simone van den Heuvel

(final project)

March 28, 2019

Camiel Egbers

Maintenance planning for offshore wind farms

Marelise Hattingh

Scheduling orthopaedic surgeons: A prototype

February 28, 2019

Jacqueline Zijdenbos

Optimizing group compositions in daycare facilities

Petra van Dijk

Schedule for the home care

January 24, 2019  

Stef Baas

Yield curve modeling

Oki Almas Amalia

Surgery Sequencing in Multiple Operating Rooms while Considering Cleaning Time Windows

November 29, 2018

Eline van Hove

Train Routing at a Shunt Yard: a Disjoint Paths Approach

Ties Westendorp

Practical Load Building Benchmarks of ORTEC Customer Data

October 11, 2018  

Jan-Tino Brethouwer

The price of anarchy in generalized market sharing games

Anna Oblakova

Green Wave Analysis in a Tandem of Traffic-Light Intersections

September 13, 2018  

Clarisha Nijman

A mathematical model for predicting the occupancy rate of the parking place in a neighborhood

Rico van Lingen

Becoming a high school mathematics teacher  

May 31, 2018

Eline van Hove

The Linear Threshold Rank as Centrality Measure in Social Networks  

Jasmijn Manders  

Invitation strategy for colon cancer screening  

Nicky Schuermans

Scheduling transplant surgeons at the LUMC  

April 5, 2018  

David Doppenberg

Simulation study on the performance of the Elevated Transport Vehicle  

Bernike Rijksen  

Matrix estimation with STAQ  

March 8, 2018  

Sander Visser

Probabilistic Analysis of Optimization Problems on Random Shortest Path Metrics applied to the Erdős-Rényi Random Graph  

 Tineke School 

Developing a speed profile for regional trains based on GPS data for estimating the arrival time  

February 1, 2018

Nicky Schuermans  

Scheduling residents neurology at the UMCG  

Stefan Klootwijk 

On Random Shortest Path Metrics  

December 7, 2017  

Jasmijn Manders   

Alignment of the building and the curing department in a tyre factory using a MILP  


Martijn Schoot Uiterkamp  

Scheduling electric vehicle charging in three-phase networks  

November 16, 2017

Wouter Lardinois  

An analysis of the patient care pathways in an Emergency Department: execute processes in serial or parallel  

Berend Steenhuisen  

The asymptotic price of anarchy for k-uniform congestion games  

October 19, 2017

Rico van Lingen

Inference of social networks in office buildings based on sensor data

Eloy Stoppels

Predicting Race results using Artificial Neural Networks

September 21, 2017

Wouter Lardinois

Creating a capacity planning in the home health care

Anatoliy Babic  

A rating model for individual player qualities based on team results applied in football  

June 22, 2017

Ayse Aslan

Combining process mining and Queuing Theory for ICT Ticket Resolution Process at LUMC

Jasper Bos

Design and dimensioning of a multidisciplinary outpatient clinic

April 20, 2017

Eline Tsai

Optimal time distribution of an orthopedic surgeon

Arwyn Goos

Minimizing the expected passenger travel time by optimally allocating buffers in train networks

March 9, 2017

Arwyn Goos

A model for infrastructure projects with uncertainty in costs and revenues and the option to abandon the project during construction

Rico van Lingen

Adaptive testing with the SPRT for two non-standard IRT models

February 23, 2017

Anatoliy Babic

Game State Evaluation in Football

Maarten Otten

Stratified Breast Cancer Follow-Up Using a Continuous-state POMDP

January 26, 2016

Ayse Aslan

Robust Master Surgery Schedules

Eline Tsai

Modeling the inpatient psychiatry department at Victoria Hospital

December 15, 2016

Zuhra Wardiyah

Performance analysis of Production Authorization Card (PAC) system with card capacity of c

Corine Laan

A partially observable agent-intruder game

November 17, 2016

Marieke Dijkink

Appointment scheduling for blood donors in combination with walk-in donors

Jord Rood

Combining a Master in Applied Mathematics with a Dual Traineeship at the KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

October 20, 2016

Dana Cosman

Prediction of lead time

Zuhra Wardiyah

Driving Risk Score: Improved Model

September 22, 2016

Dana Cosman

A multi-criteria decision making model for outsourcing projects in SCRUM methodology

Hiska Boelema

Optimisation of the night transmission Artip2C

June 30, 2016

Maarten Otten

A POMDP Approach to Personalize Follow-Up by Breast Cancer

Mike Visser

The Value of Twitter Mentions for the November Campaign

April 21, 2016

Shokoufeh Mardani

Compute-and-forward on the Multiple-access Channel with Distributed CSIT

Berksan Serbetci

On Optimal Geographical Caching in Heterogeneous Cellular Networks

March 24, 2016

Marieke Dijkink

Paired pulse TMS and corticocortical inhibition and facilitation

Hamed Ghasemieh

Approximate Analysis of Hybrid Petri Nets with Probabilistic Timed Transitions

February 25, 2016

Lieke Hölscher

Optimizing Scheduling for Outpatient Clinics: A combination of developing a generic tool and immediate application

Mike Visser

Urban Crime Perception through Airbnb Reviews

December 10, 2015

Wouter Lardinois and Eloy Stoppels

Comparing models for offering interpreters

Richard Boucherie

Bridging the gap between theory and practice in healthcare logistics

October 29, 2015

Sem Riemens

Rico van Lingen

Earthquakes in the Groningen gas field - a statistical analysis

Nelly Litvak

The power of two choice

September 24, 2015

Jieying JIAO

Waste reduction in grocery stores using dynamic pricing

June 22, 2015

Sirio Legramanti

Privacy for GPS tracks sharing

Edwin Booltink

Planning of appointments at the SWC in Den Bosch

May 28, 2015

Stefan Veurink

Optimal bidding in Google Shopping

Imke Gerritsma

Next Generation Sequencing in the UMC Groningen

April 30, 2015

Lianne ter Heegde

Dynamic pricing in changing markets

Dorien Meijer-Cluwen

Dynamic Room Allocation

March 26, 2015

Yvonne Prins

Improving the PowerMatcher through bidding strategies

Jelle Neeft

Donor Scheduling at Sanquin Blood Supply

February 26, 2015

Imke Gerritsma

Next Generation Sequencing in the UMC Groningen

Dick van Huizen

Simulating the flow through the Dutch gas transmission network

January 22, 2015

Inge Tensen

Stochastic dial-a-ride problem

Petra Matel

Optimizing the arrival process of patients in a plaster room

December 18, 2014

Yvonne Prins

Traffic control systems optimization in OmniTRANS

Dick van Huizen

Identifying severe transport situations in a gas transmission network

October 23, 2014

Inge Tensen

Two class optimal pricing - A joint optimization of prices and ticket reservation

Matthijs Tijink
Gabi Maduro

Searching for Objects in Graphs

September 25, 2014

Anne Buijsrogge

Optimization of the BUbiNG web crawler

Lianne ter Heegde

Temperature corrected power analysis and alarm settings for switches in POSS

June 19, 2014

Xinwei Bai

The invariant measure of random walks in the positive orthant

Sander Kremers

Modelling real-world contract negotiations

May 22, 2014

Clara Stegehuis

Predicting long term impact of recent publications

Anne Buijsrogge

User equilibria for two queues with partial information

April 24, 2014

Nicole Havinga

Model development for supporting advanced risk-based approaches in air traffic management

Corine Laan

The offload zone as a solution to the offload delay of the emergency medical services

March 20, 2014

Xinwei Bai

Spatial caching of multiple files

Stefan Veurinks

Traditional media influences on online herding behavior

February 20, 2014

Bram Leenders

Size of very large Euclidean minimal spanning trees with power weighted edges

Simon de Vries

Virus spreading behaviour at the epidemic threshold in the SIS-

January 30, 2014

Clara Stegehuis

Reserved slots on the radiology department

Sander Kremers

Holiday Scheduling for Cabin Attendants at KLM

November 28, 2013

Maartje van de Vrugt

Assigning treatment rooms at the emergency department

Pim van der Hoorn

Why physicists don’t see negative degree-degree correlations in heavy-tailed directed networks

October 3, 2013

Astrid Stallmeyer

Analyzing patient flow from the Emergency Department to the MAU and beyond

Nicole Havinga

Statistical methods for occurrence data analysis

June 20, 2013

Ingeborg Bikker
Marijn ten Thij

Reducing access times for radiotherapy
Trend detection in Social Media

April 25, 2013

Marjan van der Velde 

Analyzing the solution of a Linear Program

Siebe Brinkhof  

Asset Wide Optimization of Shell's Liquified Natural Gas production chain  

February 14,2013

Ingeborg Bikker
Marijn ten Thij

Prescribed burning: where do we apply it in a multi-valued landscape?
Modeling and predicting page-view dynamics on a collaborative platform

November 27, 2012

Mihaela Mitici

Niek Baër

A Quality of Service Query Assignment Strategy for Wireless Sensor Networks

The Ph/Ph/1 multi-threshold queue

October 18, 2012

Siebe Brinkhof

Energy minimization in wireless ad-hoc networks

Marjan van der Velde

Routing protocols in vehicular networks

September 6, 2012

Inge Masselink

Impact on passenger flows at closures

Anne Buijsrogge, Anton Dijkstra, Luuk Frankena, Inge Tensen

Bachelor Project: Advertising in Google Search. Deriving a bidding strategy in the biggest auction on earth

March 8, 2012

Inge Masselink

Software Cost Estimation models

Sjoerd van Willigen

Train Driving Behavior

February 2, 2012

Tom van der Mijden

Interdiction in queueing networks

Siebe Brinkhof

Solar Team Twente

December 1, 2011

Marijke Scheppink

Reducing the waiting times for the implantation of an intrathecal baclofen pump by children

Daniël Reijsbergen

Model checking using rare event simulation

October 6, 2011

Erik van Ommeren

Decomposition of stochastic Petri-nets

Mik Schous and Astrid Stallmeijer

Verdelen van de beschikbare tijd in het operatiekamercomplex

June 9, 2011

Maartje v.d. Vrugt

Reservation in a queueing model

Christian Burger

Nurse staffing flexibility

April 24, 2011

Richard Boucherie

Hoe zwermen zwermen

March 31, 2011

Saskia Ton

Static user equilibrium, a search for an optimal algorithm

March 3, 2011

Erik van Ommeren

Investigating methods to estimate the soil profile from borehole data

February 3, 2011

Nelly Litvak

Cat-and-mouse Markov chain

December 2, 2010

Maartje van de Vrugt

Model Based Control, Automatisch aanpassen van parameters voor rioolwaterzuivering

Niek Baër

Patient Flow Analysis in Pain Rehabilitation - A Case Study at Rehabilitation Centre 'Het Roessingh'

October 14, 2010

Inge Masselink en Tom van der Mijden

Preparation of chemotherapy drugs: planning policy for reduced waiting times

September 17, 2010

Saskia Ton

Static equilibrium

Alje van den Bosch

Fair Ramp Metering: An investigation of a collective ramp metering strategy to avoid unfair penalizing of short distance trips