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Research interests

  • Game theory: non-cooperative games; cooperative games.
  • Rational queueing, cooperation in queueing networks.
  • Logistics: supply chain management; contracts/cooperation between firms, allocation of joint profit.

Publications

Articles

  • H. Peters, J. Timmer, R. van den Brink (2016) Power on digraphs. Operations Research and Decisions, 26 (2) 107-125. abstract
  • J. Timmer (2014) A coordination mechanism with fair cost allocation for divergent multi-echelon inventory systems. Journal of Business Economics, 84 (7) 999-1018. abstract
  • J. Timmer, M. Chessa, R.J. Boucherie (2013) Cooperation and game-theoretic cost allocation in stochastic inventory models with continuous review. European Journal of Operational Research, 231 (3) 567-576. abstract
  • J. Timmer, W.R.W. Scheinhardt (2013) Cost sharing of cooperating queues in a Jackson network. Queueing Systems, 75 (1) 1-17. abstract
  • D. Bauso, J. Timmer (2012) On robustness and dynamics in (un)balanced coalitional games. Automatica, 48 (10) 2592-2596. abstract
  • M.E. Zonderland, J. Timmer (2012) Optimal Allocation of MRI Scan Capacity among Competitive Medical Departments. European Journal of Operational Research, 219 (3) 630-637. abstract
  • J. Timmer, W.R.W. Scheinhardt (2010) How to share the cost of cooperating queues in a tandem network? Conference proceedings of the 22nd International Teletraffic Congress 2010, IEEE Xplore. abstract
  • F. Wijnhoven, P. Schuur, J. Timmer (2010) The Inventor game: game-theoretical analysis of knowledge-sharing between inventors and employers. Knowledge Management Research & Practice, 8 61-75. abstract
  • D. Bauso, J. Timmer (2009) Robust dynamic cooperative games. International Journal of Game Theory, 38 (1) 23-36. abstract
  • J. Timmer, M. Mandjes (2009) Efficiency of repeated network interactions. AEÜ - International Journal of Electronics and Communications, 63 (4) 271-278. abstract
  • H. Zijm, J. Timmer (2008) Coordination mechanisms for inventory control in three-echelon serial and distribution systems. Annals of Operations Research, 158 (1) 161-182. abstract
  • A. Meca, J. Timmer (2008) Supply Chain Collaboration. In: Supply Chain , Theory and Applications. V. Kordic (ed.), I-Tech Education and Publishing, Vienna, Austria, 1-18. pdf - book
  • L.A. Guardiola, A. Meca, J. Timmer (2007) Cooperation and profit allocation in distribution chains. Decision Support Systems 44 (1) 17-27. abstract
  • M. Mandjes, J. Timmer (2007) A duopoly model with heterogeneous congestion-sensitive customers. European Journal of Operational Research 176 (1) 445-467. abstract
  • J. Timmer (2006) The compromise value for cooperative games with random payoffs. Mathematical Methods of Operations Research 64 (1) 95-106. abstract
  • S. Tijs, J. Timmer, R. Brânzei (2006) Compensations in information collecting situations. Journal of Public Economic Theory 8 (2) 181-191. abstract
  • J. Timmer, P. Borm, S. Tijs (2005) Convexity in stochastic cooperative situations. International Game Theory Review 7 (1) 25-42. abstract
  • N. Llorca, J. Sánchez-Soriano, S. Tijs, J. Timmer (2004) The core and related solution concepts for infinite assignment games. TOP 12 (2) 331-350. abstract
  • A. Meca, J. Timmer, I. García-Jurado, P. Borm (2004) Inventory games. European Journal of Operational Research 156 (1) 127-139. abstract
  • J. Timmer, P. Borm, S. Tijs (2003) On three Shapley-like solutions for cooperative games with random payoffs. International Journal of Game Theory 32 (4) 595-613. abstract
  • N. Llorca, S. Tijs, J. Timmer (2003) Semi-infinite assignment problems and related games. Mathematical Methods of OR 57 (1) 67-78. abstract
  • R. Hendrickx, P. Borm, J. Timmer (2002) A note on NTU convexity. International Journal of Game Theory 31 (1) 29-37. abstract
  • J. Sánchez-Soriano, N. Llorca, S. Tijs, J. Timmer (2002) On the core of semi-infinite transportation games with divisible goods. European Journal of Operational Research 142 (3) 463-475. abstract
  • J. Timmer, N. Llorca (2002) Linear (semi-) infinite programs and cooperative games. In: Chapters in Game Theory: In honor of Stef Tijs. P.E.M. Borm, H.J.M. Peters (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 267-285. book
  • J. Sánchez-Soriano, N. Llorca, S. Tijs, J. Timmer (2001) Semi-infinite assignment and transportation games. In: Semi-Infinite Programming: Recent Advances. M.A. Goberna, M.A. López (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 349-363. book
  • S. Tijs, J. Timmer, N. Llorca, J. Sánchez-Soriano (2001) The Owen set and the core of semi-infinite linear production situations. In: Semi-Infinite Programming: Recent Advances. M.A. Goberna, M.A. López (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 365-386. book
  • R. Brânzei, S. Tijs, J. Timmer (2001) Collecting information to improve decision-making. International Game Theory Review 3 (1) 1-12. abstract
  • R. Brânzei, S. Tijs, J. Timmer (2001) Information collecting situations and bi-monotonic allocation schemes. Mathematical Methods of OR 54 (2) 303-313. abstract
  • P. Borm, A. De Waegenaere, C. Rafels, J. Suijs, S. Tijs, J. Timmer (2001) Cooperation in capital deposits. OR Spektrum 23 (2) 265-281. abstract
  • R. Brânzei, S. Tijs, J. Timmer (2000) Cones of games arising from market entry problems. Libertas Mathematica XX 113-119.
  • J. Timmer, S. Tijs, N. Llorca (2000) Games arising from infinite production situations. International Game Theory Review 2 (1) 97-106. abstract
  • J. Timmer, J. Suijs, P. Borm (1998) Linear transformation of products: games and economies. Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications 105 (3) 677-706. abstract

Ph.D. thesis

  • J. Timmer (2001) Cooperative behaviour, uncertainty and operations research. CentER Disseration Series 88, Tilburg University. abstract

Editorial

  • T.S.H. Driessen, J.B. Timmer, A.B. Khmelnitskaya (2005) Proceedings of the 4th Twente workshop on Cooperative Game Theory joint with 3rd Dutch-Russian symposium. CTIT Workshop Proceedings, CTIT, University of Twente.

Other publications

  • J. Timmer (2010) Internetten: een kwestie van geduld? Ideaal! zomer 2010, nr. 2/4, 32-36.
  • J. Timmer (2009) When should you press the reload button? Aenorm edition 64, 22-24.

Reports

  • J. Telgen, J. Timmer (2016) Conditions for rank reversal in supplier selection (2016). Memorandum 2055, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Twente, Enschede. pdf
  • J.W.M. Otten, A. Witteveen, I.M.H. Vliegen, S. Siesling, J.B. Timmer, M.J. IJzerman (2016) Strati ed Breast Cancer Follow-Up Using a Partially Observable Markov Decision Process. Working paper. University of Twente.
  • R.J. Boucherie, G.J. van Houtum, J. Timmer, J.C.W. van Ommeren (2016) A two-echelon spare parts network with lateral and emergency shipments: A product-form approximation. Memorandum 2053, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Twente, Enschede. pdf
  • J. Timmer, R.J. Boucherie, E. Lammers, N. Baër, M. Bos, A. Feenstra (2015) Valuation under randomness of players in coalitions, with an application to the Dutch filmindustry. Memorandum 2047, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Twente. pdf
    Media aandacht: De Volkskrant: Zorgt zij voor een revolutie bij het filmfonds?, Laat competente mensen filmplannen beoordelen (23 september 2015), BNR Nieuwsradio (15 september 2015), TC Tubantia (15 september 2015)
  • J. Timmer, H.F.M. Aarts, P. van Dorenvanck, J. Klomp (2011) Non-cooperative monomino games. Memorandum 1954, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Twente. pdf
  • J. Timmer (2006) On superadditivity and convexity for cooperative games with random payoffs. Memorandum 1800, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Twente. pdf
  • J. Timmer (2005) The effects of outside opportunity profits on the implementation of revenue-sharing contracts. pdf
    [Revision of: The effects of win-win conditions on revenue-sharing contracts. Memorandum 1718, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Twente, 2004.]