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Yonatan Gur PhD


Division: Decision, Risk & Operations

Advisers:

  • Omar Besbes
  • Assaf Zeevi

YGur14@gsb.columbia.edu

4U Uris


Education

M.Phil., Columbia University, 2011
M.Sc., Tel-Aviv University, 2009

Honors and Awards

Honorable mention, the G. Nicholson Student Paper Competition (for the paper "Non-stationary Stochastic Optimization"),  2013
Eugene M. Lang Support Fund Grant,  2011
W. E. Deming Doctoral Fellowship,  2012

Research Interests

  • Pricing & revenue management
  • Service operations
  • Data-driven performance optimization
  • Stochastic modelling
  • Game theory

Papers

Optimization in Online Content Recommendation Services: from Clicks to Engagement
Coauthor(s): O. Besbes, Y. Gur, and A. Zeevi
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Non-stationary Stochastic Optimization
Coauthor(s): O. Besbes, Y. Gur, and A. Zeevi
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Optimal Exploration-Exploitation in Multi-Armed-Bandit Problems with Non-stationary Rewards
Coauthor(s): O. Besbes, Y. Gur, and A. Zeevi
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Framework Agreements in Procurement: An Auction Model and Design Recommendations
Coauthor(s): Y. Gur, L. Lu, and G. Y. Weintraub
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The Competitive Facility Location Problem in a Duopoly
Coauthor(s): Y. Gur, D. Saban, and N. E. Stier-Moses
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Division: 
Decision, Risk & Operations
Research Interests: 
Pricing & revenue management
Service operations
Data-driven performance optimization
Stochastic modelling
Game theory
Advisers: 
Omar Besbes
Assaf Zeevi
Education: 
degree: 
M.Phil.
major: 
school: 
Columbia University
year: 
2 011
degree: 
M.Sc.
major: 
school: 
Tel-Aviv University
year: 
2 009
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awards: 
award: 
Honorable mention, the G. Nicholson Student Paper Competition (for the paper "Non-stationary Stochastic Optimization")
year: 
2 013
award: 
Eugene M. Lang Support Fund Grant
year: 
2 011
award: 
W. E. Deming Doctoral Fellowship
year: 
2 012
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