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Publications


Forthcoming Publications

  • Kao, H. P. and K. Tang Cost-Sensitive Decision Tree Induction with Label-Dependent Late Constraints. INFORMS Journal of Computing,

Journal Articles

  • Huang, P. and K. Tang (2012). A Constructive Periodicity Bound for the Unbounded Knapsack Problem. Operations Research Letters, vol. 40 (5), 329-331.
  • Tarakci, H., K. Tang, and S. Teyarachakul (2012). Learning and Forgetting Effects on Maintenance Outsourcing. IIE Transactions, vol. 45 449-463.
  • Hu, H. W., Y. L. Chen, and K. Tang (2012). A Novel Decision Tree Method for Structured Continuous-label Classification. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, vol. PP (99), 1-13.
  • Tseng, F.S., K. Tang, Moskowitz, and R. Plante (2009). Maintenance Outsourcing Contracts with Options for New Technology Adoptions. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 56 (2), 203-218.
  • Tarakci, H., K. Tang, and S. Teyarachakul (2009). Learning Effects on Maintenance Outsourcing. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 192 138–150.
  • Chen, Y. L., Y. H. Hu, and K. Tang (2009). Sequential Pattern Mining in Business-to-business (B2B) Environment. Information Sciences, vol. 35 (6), 677-694.
  • Chen, Y. L., Chia-Chi Wu, K. Tang (2009). Building a Cost-constrained Decision Tree with Multiple Condition Attributes. Information Sciences, vol. 179 (7), 967-979.
  • Chen, Y. L., H. W. Hu, and K. Tang (2009). Constructing a decision tree from data with hierarchical class labels. Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 36 4838–4847.
  • Hu, H. W., Y. L. Chen, K. Tang (2009). A Dynamic Discretization Approach for Constructing a Decision Tree with Continuous Labels. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol. 21 (11), 1505-1514.
  • Chen, Y. L., Mi-Hao Kuo, Shin-Yi Wu, and K. Tang (2009). Discovering Recency, Frequency, and Monetary (RFM) Sequential Patterns from Customers’ Purchasing Data. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, vol. 8 241-251.
  • Zhou, Z., Li, Y., and K. Tang (2009). Dynamic pricing and warranty policies for products with fixed lifetime. Eurpoean Journal of Operational Research, vol. 196 (3), 940-948.
  • Kim, I., H. Moskowitz, R. Plante, H.L. Seo, and K. Tang (2008). The Learning Curve: Knowledge Acquisition and Its Depreciation Revisited. International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, vol. 13 77-94.
  • Tang, K., Chen, Y.L., and H.W. Hu (2008). Context-based Market Basket Analysis in a Multiple Store Environment. Decision Support Systems, vol. 45 (1), 150-163.
  • Tarakci, H., K. Tang, H. Moskowitz, and R. Plante (2006). Maintenance Outsourcing of Multi-process Manufacturing Systems with Multiple Contractors. IIE Transactions, vol. 38 (1), 67-78.
  • Tarakci, H., K. Tang, H. Moskowitz, and R. Plante (2006). Incentive Maintenance Contracts for Channel Coordination and Improvement. IIE Transactions, vol. 38 (8), 619-632.
  • Chen, Y., & Tang, K. (2005). Finding The K-Th Shortest Path in a Time-schedule Network. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 52 (1), 93-102.
  • Chen, Y.L., K. Tang, R.J. Shen, and Y.H. Hu (2005). Market Basket Analysis in a Multiple Store Environment. Decision Support Systems, vol. 40 (2), 339-354.
  • Tang, K., Gong, L., & Chang, D. (2003). Optimal Process Control Policies Under a Time-Varying Cost Structure. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 149 197-210.
  • Chen, Y., Shaio, L., & Tang, K (2003). Time Analysis for Planning a Path in a Time-Window Network. Journal of Operational Research Society, vol. 54 (8), 860-870.
  • Ding, J., Gong, L., & Tang, K. (2002). Effect of Test Equipment Uncertainty on Product Testing Decisions. Production and Operations Management, vol. 11 (2), 125-138.
  • Tang, K. and J. Tang, (2002). Optimal Time-Based Pricing and Leadtime Policies for a Build-to-order Manufacturer. Production and Operations Management, vol. 11 (3), 374-392.
  • Roan, J., Gong, L., & Tang, K. (2000). Joint Determination of Process Mean, Production Run Size and Raw Material Order Quantity. International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 63 (3), 303-317.
  • Williams, W., Tang, K., & Gong, L. (2000). Process Improvement for a Container-Filling Process with Random Shifts. International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 66 (1), 23-31.
  • Chen, Y., Rinks, D., & Tang, K. (2000). The First K Minimum Cost Paths in a Time-Schedule Network. Journal of Operational Research Society, vol. 52 (1), 102-108.
  • Chang, D., Tang, K., & Lai, C. (2000). Sensor-Based On-Line Screening Procedure and Tool Replacement Policy. International Journal of Management Theory and Practices, vol. 1 (1), 65-78.
  • Chun, Y., & Tang, K. (1999). Cost Analysis of Two-Attribute Warranty Policies Based on the Product Usage Rate. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 46 (2), 201-209.
  • Tang, K., Williams, W., Jwo, W., & Gong, L. (1999). Performance Comparison Between On-line Sensors and Control Charts in Manufacturing Process Monitoring. IIE Transactions, vol. 31 (12), 1181-1190.
  • Gong, L., Roan, J., & Tang, K. (1998). Process Mean Determination with Quantity Discounts in Raw Material Cost. Decision Sciences, vol. 29 (1), 269-300.
  • Chen, Y., & Tang, K. (1998). Minimum-Time Paths in Mixed-Nodes Time-Schedule Networks. Computers and Operations Research, vol. 25 (10), 793-805.
  • Gong, L., Jwo, W., & Tang, K. (1997). Using On-line Sensors in Statistical Process Control. Management Science, vol. 43 (7), 1017-1029.
  • Gong, L., & Tang, K. (1997). Monitoring Machine Operations Using On-line Sensors. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 96 479-492.
  • Roan, J., Gong, L., & Tang, K. (1997). Process Mean Determination under Constant Material Supply. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 99 (2), 353-365.
  • Chen, Y., Rinks, D., & Tang, K. (1997). Critical Paths in an Activity Network with Time Constraints. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 100 122-133.
  • Tang, J., Tang, K., & Moskowitz, H. (1997). Bayesian Estimation of System Reliability from Component Test Data. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 44 (1), 127-146.
  • Chen, Y., & Tang, K. (1997). Shortest Paths in Time-Schedule Networks. International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, vol. 3 (3), 157-173.
  • Liao, T., & Tang, K. (1997). Automated Extraction of Welds from Digitized Radiographic Images Based on MlP Neural Networks. Applied Artificial Intelligence, vol. 11 197-218.
  • Gong, L., Pruett, J., & Tang, K. (1997). A Markovian Model for Process Setup and Improvement. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 44 383-400.
  • Chun, Y., & Tang, K. (1995). Determining the Optimal Warranty Price in the Free-Replacement, Fixed-Period Warranty Policy. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 85 (1), 579-593.
  • Kim, C., Tang, K., & Peters, M. (1994). A Two-Stage Procedure for Three-Class Screening. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 79 431-442.
  • Tang, J., Tang, K., & Moskowitz, H. (1994). Bayesian Confidence Intervals for Reliability of Series Systems with Highly Reliable Components. IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 43 (1), 132-137.
  • Tang, K., & Tang, J. (1994). Design of Screening Procedures: A Review. Journal of Quality Technology, vol. 26 (3), 209-226.
  • Tang, J., & Tang, K. (1993). A Note on Parallel Equipment Replacement. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 40 569-573.
  • Tang, K., & Lo, J. (1993). Determination of the Optimal Process Mean when Inspection is Based on a Correlated Variable. IIE Transactions, vol. 25 (3), 66-72.
  • Chou, K., & Tang, K. (1992). Burn-in Time and Estimation of Change-point with Weibull-exponential Distribution. Decision Sciences, vol. 23 (3), 973-990.
  • Chen, Y., & Tang, K. (1992). A Pictorial Approach to Poor-Quality Cost Management. Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 39 (2), 149-157.
  • Moskowitz, H., & Tang, K. (1992). Bayesian Variables Acceptance Sampling Plans: Quadratic Loss Function and Step-loss Function. Technometrics, vol. 34 (3), 340-347.
  • Schneider, H., Lin, B., & Tang, K. (1992). Renewal Function Estimation with Censored Data in a Warranty Analysis. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, vol. 42 125-135.
  • Park, J., Peters, M., & Tang, K. (1991). Optimal Inspection Policy in Sequential Screening. Management Science, vol. 37 (8), 1058-1061.
  • Tang, K. (1991). Design of Multi-stage Screening Procedures for a Serial Production System. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 52 (3), 280-290.
  • Schneider, H., Tang, K., & O'Cinneide, C. (1990). Optimal Control of a Production Process Subject to Random Deterioration. Operations Research, vol. 38 (6), 1116-1122.
  • Ringuest, J., & Tang, K. (1990). Empirical Comparisons of Five Procedures for Combining or Selecting Forecasts. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, vol. 23 (4), 217-225.
  • Tang, K. (1990). Design of Product Grading Procedures. Decision Sciences, vol. 21 (2), 434-445.
  • Lo, Y., & Tang, K. (1990). Economic Design of Multi-characteristic Models for a Three-class Screening Procedure. International Journal of Production Research, vol. 28 (12), 2341-2351.
  • Tang, K., & Schneider, H. (1990). Cost Effectiveness of Using a Correlated Variable in a Complete Inspection Plan when Inspection Error is Present. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 37 893-904.
  • Harper, R., Strawser, J., & Tang, K. (1990). Establishing Investigation Thresholds for Preliminary Analytical Procedures. Journal of Practice and Theory, vol. 9 (3), 115-133.
  • Schneider, H., & Tang, K. (1990). Adaptive Procedures for the Two-stage Group Testing Problem Based on Prior Distributions and Costs. Technometrics, vol. 32 (4), 397-405.
  • Tang, K., & Tang, J. (1989). Design of Product Specifications for Multi-characteristic Inspection. Management Science, vol. 35 (6), 743-756.
  • Tang, J., & Tang, K. (1989). A Two-sided Screening Procedure Using Several Correlated Variables. IIE Transactions, vol. 21 (4), 333-336.
  • Tang, K. (1988). Economic Design of Product Specifications for a Complete Inspection Plan. Journal of Production Research, vol. 26 (2), 203-217.
  • Tang, K. (1988). An Economic Model for Vendor Selection. Journal of Quality Technology, vol. 20 (2), 81-89.
  • Schneider, H., O'Cinneide, C., & Tang, K. (1988). Optimal Control of a Production Process Subject to AOQL Constraint. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 35 383-395.
  • Tang, K., & Schneider, H. (1988). Selection of The Optimal Inspection Precision Level for a Complete Inspection Plan. Journal of Quality Technology, vol. 20 (3), 153-156.
  • Peters, M., Schneider, H., & Tang, K. (1988). Joint Determination of Optimal Inventory and Quality Control Policy. Management Science, vol. 34 (8), 991-1004.
  • Tang, K. (1988). Economic Design of a Two-sided Screening Procedure Using a Correlated Variable. Applied Statistics, vol. 37 (2), 231-241.
  • Tang, K. (1988). Design of a Two-stage Screening Procedure Using a Correlated Variable. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 35 (5), 513-533.
  • Tang, K., Peters, M., & Tang, J. (1987). Constructing and Maintaining a Beta Process Distribution for Bayesian Quality Audit Systems. IIE Transactions, vol. 19 (1), 98-106.
  • Tang, K., Tang, J., & Moskowitz, H. (1987). Estimating Low Process Average by Inverse Binomial Sampling. International Journal of Production Research, vol. 25 (1), 57-69.
  • Crosby, M., Plante, R., & Tang, K. (1987). An Economic Modeling Approach for the Determination of Materiality in Auditing. Decision Sciences, vol. 18 (1), 108-115.
  • Tang, K., Plante, R., & Moskowitz, H. (1987). Stepwise Inspection in Bayesian Multiattribute Acceptance Sampling. Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, vol. 34 (4), 469-486.
  • Tang, K. (1987). Economic Design of a One-sided Screening Procedure Using a Correlated Variable. Technometrics, vol. 29 (4), 477-485.
  • Ringuest, J., & Tang, K. (1987). Simple Rules for Combining Forecasts: Some Empirical Results. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, vol. 21 (4), 239-243.
  • Tang, K., & Schneider, H. (1987). The Economic Effects of Inspection Error on a Complete Inspection Plan. IIE Transactions, vol. 19 (4), 421-428.
  • Tang, K., Plante, R., & Moskowitz, H. (1986). Multiattribute Bayesian Acceptance Sampling Plans under Nondestructive Inspection. Management Science, vol. 32 (6), 739-750.
  • Moskowitz, H., Plante, R., & Tang, K. (1986). Multiattribute Acceptance Sampling in Serial Production Systems. IIE Transactions, vol. 18 (2), 130-137.
  • Chand, S., & Tang, K. (1985). A Comparison of Average and Discounted Cost Models for The Dynamic Lot Size Inventory Problem. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 22 (1), 9-18.
  • Moskowitz, H., Plante, R., Tang, K., & Ravindran, A. (1984). Multiattribute Bayesian Acceptance Sampling Plans for Screening and Scrapping Rejected Lots. IIE Transactions, vol. 16 (2), 185-192.

Book Chapters

  • Liu, J., Tang, K., & Chun, Y. (1997). Container-Filling Problem under Capacity Constraints. Kluwer, 215-229.
  • Tang, K., & Pruett, J. (1994). Manufacturing Process Quality Control and Improvement. Wiley & Sons, 649-671.
  • Tang, K. (1992). Inspection Systems. Wiley & Sons, 583-608.