Stanko Dimitrov

Associate Professor

Contact InformationStanko Dimitrov

Phone: 519-888-4567 x38966
Location: CPH 4346

Website

Biography Summary

Stan Dimitrov is an Associate Professor in Management Sciences at the University of Waterloo.

His research primarily focuses on the interface of operations research and information systems. Specifically speaking, Professor Dimitrov is interested in mechanism design, prediction markets, game theory, nonlinear optimization, network design and telecommunications. He is interested in addressing problems in industry related to pricing, process improvement, and customer relationship management.

In addition to his research work, Professor Dimitrov has also published several papers in marketing.

Research Interests

  • Mechanism design
  • Prediction markets
  • Game theory
  • Nonlinear optimization
  • Data envelopment analysis
  • Telecommunications
  • Network design
  • Data analytics research
  • Connectivity and Internet of things
  • IoT
  • Application domains
  • Networking and data
  • Dependability and security
  • Stakeholders

Education

  • 2010, Doctorate, Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan
  • 2006, Master of Engineering, Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan
  • 2004, Other, Computer Science, University of Michigan

Courses*

  • MSCI 445 - Telecommunication Systems: from protocols to applications
    • Taught in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • MSCI 760 - Topics in Other Areas of Management Sciences
    • Taught in 2014
  • MSCI 436 - Decision Support Systems
    • Taught in 2015, 2016, 2018
  • MSCI 724 - Design and Analysis of Information Procurement Mechanisms
    • Taught in 2015, 2016
  • MSCI 700 - Topics in Operations Research and Management
    • Taught in 2018
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Di, Chen and Dimitrov, Stanko and He, Qi-Ming, Incentive compatibility in prediction markets: Costly actions and external incentives, International Journal of Forecasting, 35(1), 2019, 351 - 370
  • Karimi, Majid and Dimitrov, Stanko, On the Road to Making Science of “Art”: Risk Bias in Market Scoring Rules, Decision Analysis, 15(2), 2018, 72 - 89
  • Dimitrov, Stanko and Ceryan, Oben, Optimal inventory decisions when offering layaway, International Journal of Production Research, 2018, 1 - 15
  • Chen, Jen-Yi and Dimitrov, Stanko and Pun, Hubert, The impact of government subsidy on supply Chains’ sustainability innovation, Omega, 2018
  • Liu, Jiaxin and Dimitrov, Stanko, Open shortest path first routing under random early detection, Networks, 71(2), 2018, 120 - 135
  • Carvalho, Arthur and Dimitrov, Stanko and Larson, Kate, On proper scoring rules and cumulative prospect theory, EURO Journal on Decision Processes, 6, 2018, 343 - 376
  • Chen, Jen-Yi and Dimitrov, Stanko, Eco-innovation with opportunity of licensing and threat of imitation, Journal of Cleaner Production, 147, 2017, 306 - 318
  • Carvalho, Arthur and Dimitrov, Stanko and Larson, Kate, Inducing honest reporting of private information in the presence of social projection., Decision, 4(1), 2017
  • Bartolacci, Michael R and Dimitrov, Stanko, Promoting Resiliency in Emergency Communication Networks: A Network Interdiction Stylized Initial Case Study Model of a Miami-Dade County Network, International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (IJISCRAM), 9(1), 2017, 1 - 10
  • Jiang, Lifei and Dimitrov, Stanko and Mantin, Benny, P2P Marketplaces and Retailing in the Presence of Consumers' Valuation Uncertainty, Production and Operations Management, 26(3), 2017, 509 - 524
  • Bartolacci, Michael and Dimitrov, Stanko and LeBlanc, Larry, Promoting Resiliency in Emergency Communication Networks: A Network Interdiction Modeling Approach, , 2017
  • Yang, Xiaopeng and Dimitrov, Stanko, Data envelopment analysis may obfuscate corporate financial data: using support vector machine and data envelopment analysis to predict corporate failure for nonmanufacturing firms, INFOR: Information Systems and Operational Research, 55(4), 2017, 295 - 311
  • Carvalho, Arthur and Dimitrov, Stanko and Larson, Kate, How many crowdsourced workers should a requester hire?, Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, 2016, 1 - 28
  • Cozzarin, Brian Paul and Dimitrov, Stanko, Mobile E-Commerce and Consumer Crime Consiousness, Available at SSRN 2600659, 2015
  • Brown, Andrew and Dimitrov, Stanko and Barlatt, Ada Y, Routing distributions and their impact on dispatch rules, Computers & Industrial Engineering, 88, 2015, 293 - 306
  • Dimitrov, Stanko and Sami, Rahul and Epelman, Marina A, Subsidized prediction mechanisms for risk-averse agents, ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation, 3(4), 2015
  • Chen, Jenyi and Dimitrov, Stanko, National and store brand advertising strategies, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 66(8), 2015, 1237 - 1249
  • Carvalho, Arthur and Dimitrov, Stanko and Larson, Kate, The output-agreement method induces honest behavior in the presence of social projection, ACM SIGecom Exchanges, 13(1), 2014, 77 - 81
  • Dimitrov, Stanko, Comparing Data Envelopment Analysis and Human Decision Making Unit Rankings: A Survey Approach, Economic Quality Control, 29(2), 2014, 129 - 141
  • Yang, L., S. Dimitrov, and B. Mantin, Forecasting sales of new virtual goods with the Elo rating system, Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, 13, 2014, 457 - 469
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  • Chen, Jenyi and Dimitrov, Stanko, National and Store Brand Advertising Strategies, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2014
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  • Dimitrov, Nedialko B. and Dimitrov, Stanko and Chukova, Stefanka, Robust decomposable Markov decision processes motivated by allocating school budgets, European Journal of Operational Research, 239(1), 2014, 199 - 213
  • Yang, Lin and Dimitrov, Stanko and Mantin, Benny, Forecasting sales of new virtual goods with the Elo rating system, Journal of Revenue & Pricing Management
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  • Sutton, Warren and Dimitrov, Stanko, The US Navy explores detailing cost reduction via Data Envelopment Analysis, European Journal of Operational Research, 227(1), 2013, 166 - 173
  • Carvalho, Arthur and Dimitrov, Stanko and Larson, Kate, Inducing Honest Reporting Without Observing Outcomes: An Application to the Peer-Review Process, arXiv preprint arXiv:1309.3197, 2013
  • Warren Sutton, and Stanko Dimitrov,, The U.S. Navy explores detailing cost reduction via Data Envelopment Analysis, European Journal of Operational Research, 2012
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  • Dimitrov, Stanko and Sutton, Warren, Generalized symmetric weight assignment technique: Incorporating managerial preferences in data envelopment analysis using a penalty function, Omega, 41(1), 2013, 48 - 54
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  • 1.Yiling Chen, Stanko Dimitrov, Rahul Sami, Daniel M. Reeves, David M. Pennock, Robin D. Hanson, Lance Fortnow, Rica Gonen. Gaming Prediction Markets: Equilibrium Strategies with a Market Maker. Algorithmica, December 2010, 58 (4), 930-969. (40 single-column pages) (Accepted in 2010)
  • Dimitrov, Stanko and Epelman, Marina and Sharama, D, New Models of Network Routing under Active Congestion Control, Michigan University, Industrial and Operations Engineering Department, 2009