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Professor Mike Wright

Emeritus Professor

  1. 2019
  2. Published

    A Largest Empty Hypersphere Metaheuristic for Robust Optimisation with Implementation Uncertainty

    Hughes, M., Goerigk, M. & Wright, M. B., 03/2019, In: Computers and Operations Research. 103, p. 64-80 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  3. 2018
  4. Published

    Scheduling an amateur cricket league over a 9-year period

    Wright, M. B., 2018, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 69, 11, p. 1854-1862 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  5. 2015
  6. Published

    Capacity and lead-time management when demand for service is seasonal and lead-time sensitive

    Nguyen, T-H. & Wright, M. B., 1/12/2015, In: European Journal of Operational Research. 247, 2, p. 588-595 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  7. Published

    Operational research applied to sports

    Wright, M. B., 5/08/2015, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 250 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  8. 2014
  9. Published

    Variable neighborhood search for the workload balancing problem in service enterprises

    Nguyen, T. & Wright, M., 12/2014, In: Computers and Operations Research. 52, Part B, p. 282-290 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  10. Published

    OR analysis of sporting rules: a survey

    Wright, M., 1/01/2014, In: European Journal of Operational Research. 232, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewpeer-review

  11. Published

    Prior analysis and scheduling of the 2011 Rugby Union ITM Cup in New Zealand.

    Wright, M. & Johnston, M., 2014, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 65, 8, p. 1292-1300 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  12. 2012
  13. Published

    OR Analysis of Sporting Rules – a survey

    Wright, M., 29/11/2012, p. 1-20, 20 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  14. Published

    Prior analysis and scheduling of the 2011 Rugby Union ITM Cup in New Zealand

    Wright, M. & Johnston, M., 29/11/2012, Lancaster: Department of Management Science, Lancaster University, p. 1-16, 16 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  15. Published

    Scheduling cricket umpires using neighbourhood search – the dramatic impact of a simple change in neighbourhood definition

    Wright, M., 29/11/2012, Lancaster: Department of Management Science, Lancaster University, p. 1-11, 11 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  16. 2010
  17. Published

    Automating Parameter Choice For Simulated Annealing

    Wright, M. B., 2010, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  18. Published

    OR/MS applied to cricket

    Wright, M. B., 2010, Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  19. Published

    Scheduling Super Rugby

    Wright, M. & Johnston, M., 2010, p. 386-395. 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paperpeer-review

  20. Published

    Timetabling the major English cricket fixtures

    Wright, M. B., 2010, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  21. 2009
  22. Published

    Fifty years of operational research in sport

    Wright, M. B., 2009, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 60, p. 161-168 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  23. Published

    OR in sport

    Wright, M. B., 2009, In: IFORS Newsletter. p. 4-5 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  24. Published

    OR/MS applied to cricket

    Wright, M. B., 2009, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  25. 2008
  26. Published

    Preface: Combinatorial optimization

    Clark, A., Eglese, R., Letchford, A. & Wright, M., 2008, In: Discrete Applied Mathematics. 156, 3, p. 289-290 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

  27. Published

    Using particle swarm optimization to determine visit times in community nurse timetabling

    Martin, K. & Wright, M. B., 2008, 7th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automatic Timetabling (Montreal) - 2008. N/A: unknown

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  28. 2007
  29. Published

    A branch-and-bound algorithm for finding all optimal solutions of the assignment problem

    Fu, Z., Eglese, R. W. & Wright, M. B., 2007, In: Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research. 24, 6, p. 831-839 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  30. Published

    Case study: problem formulation and solution for a real-world sports scheduling problem

    Wright, M. B., 2007, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 58, 4, p. 439-445 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  31. Published

    Experiments to shed light on the best way to use Iterated Local Search for a complex combinatorial problem

    Wright, M. B., 2007, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  32. 2006
  33. Published

    Modeling tactical changes of formation in association football as a zero-sum game

    Hirotsu, N. & Wright, M. B., 2006, In: Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. 2, 2, p. Article 4

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  34. Published

    Scheduling fixtures for Basketball New Zealand

    Wright, M. B., 2006, In: Computers and Operations Research. 33, 7, p. 1875-1893 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  35. 2005
  36. Published

    Modelling a baseball game to optimize pitcher substitution strategies incorporating handedness of players

    Hirotsu, N. & Wright, M. B., 2005, In: IMA Journal of Management Mathematics. 16, 2, p. 179-194 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  37. Published

    Modelling tactical changes of formation in association football as a zero-sum game

    Hirotsu, N. & Wright, M. B., 2005, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  38. Published

    Scheduling fixtures for New Zealand Cricket

    Wright, M. B., 2005, In: IMA Journal of Management Mathematics. 16, 2, p. 99-112 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  39. Published

    Subset moves based simulated annealing applied to the one-dimensional layout problem

    Camatta, A., Wright, M. B. & Amaral, A. R. S., 2005, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  40. 2004
  41. Published

    A branch-and-bound algorithm for finding all optimal solutions of the assignment problem

    Fu, Z., Eglese, R. W. & Wright, M. B., 2004, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  42. Published

    A rich model for scheduling umpires for an amateur cricket league

    Wright, M. B., 2004, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  43. Published

    Modeling a baseball game to optimize pitcher substitution strategies using dynamic programming

    Wright, M. B. & Hirotsu, N., 2004, Economics, Management and Optimization in Sports. Berlin: Springer, p. 131-162 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  44. 2003
  45. Published

    A dynamic programming approach to finding optimal pitcher substitution strategies in a baseball game

    Hirotsu, N. & Wright, M. B., 2003, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  46. Published

    A Markov Chain approach to optimal pinch hitting strategies in a designated hitter rule baseball game

    Wright, M. B. & Hirotsu, N., 2003, In: Journal of the Operations Research Society of Japan. 46, 3, p. 353-371 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  47. Published

    An evaluation of characteristics of teams in association football by using a Markov process model

    Hirotsu, N. & Wright, M. B., 2003, In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series D (The Statistician). 52, 4, p. 591-602 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  48. Published

    An evaluation of characteristics of teams in association football using a Markov process model

    Hirotsu, N. & Wright, M. B., 2003, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  49. Published

    An overview of neighbourhood search metaheuristics

    Wright, M. B., 2003, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  50. Published

    Batty over cricket

    Rand, G. K., Wright, M. B. & Lewis, T., 2003, In: Operations Research Management Science Today. 30, 2, p. 42-45 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  51. Published

    Determining the best strategy for changing the configuration of a football team

    Wright, M. B. & Hirotsu, N., 2003, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 54, 8, p. 878-887 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  52. Published

    Dynamic weight variation in metaheuristic search

    Wright, M., 2003, p. 604-604. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paperpeer-review

  53. Published

    Experiments with a plateau-rich solution space

    Wright, M. B., 2003, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  54. Unpublished

    Metaheuristic techniques for the solution of complex combinatorial problems with more than one objective

    Wright, M. B., 2003, (Unpublished) Lancaster: Lancaster University.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

  55. Published

    Modelling a baseball game to optimise pitcher substitution strategies incorporating handedness of players

    Hirotsu, N. & Wright, M. B., 2003, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  56. Published

    Scheduling fixtures for basketball New Zealand

    Wright, M. B., 2003, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  57. Published

    Scheduling fixtures for New Zealand cricket

    Wright, M. B., 2003, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  58. Published

    The professional foul in football - tactics and deterrents

    Hirotsu, N. & Wright, M. B., 2003, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 54, 3, p. 213-221 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  59. Published

    The value of randomness in the acceptance criterion for simulated annealing

    Wright, M. B., 2003, Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science, (Management Science Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  60. 2002
  61. Published

    Compositional modelling of workflow processes

    Salimifard, K. & Wright, M. B., 2002, Proceedings of the EurAsia-ICT 2002, the First Eurasian Conference on Information and Communication Technology (Shiraz, Iran ) - 2002. Berlin: Springer, p. 289-297 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  62. Published

    Corrigendum - using a Markov process model of an association football match to determine the optimal timing of substitution and tactical decisions

    Hirotsu, N. & Wright, M. B., 2002, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 53, 10, p. 1174 1174 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  63. Published

    Modelling and performance analysis of workflow management systems using timed hierachical Coloured Petri Nets

    Salimifard, K. & Wright, M. B., 2002, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (Ciudad Real, Spain ) - 2002. N/A: unknown, Vol. 2. p. 843-846 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  64. Published

    Using a Markov process model of an association football match to determine the optimal time of substitution and tactical decisions

    Wright, M. B. & Hirotsu, N., 2002, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 53, 1, p. 88-96 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  65. 2001
  66. Published

    An efficient algorithm for the constrained two-dimensional cutting problem

    Amaral, A. R. S. & Wright, M. B., 2001, In: International Transactions in Operational Research. 8, 1, p. 3-13 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  67. Published

    Experiments with a strategic oscillation algorithm for the pallet loading problem

    Amaral, A. R. S. & Wright, M. B., 2001, In: International Journal of Production Research. 39, 11, p. 2341-2351 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  68. Published

    MORaD-net: a visual modelling language for business processes

    Salimifard, K. & Wright, M. B., 2001, Proceedings of the international workshop on New Models of Business: Managerial Aspects and Enabling Technology (St Petersburg, Russia ) - 2001. N/A: unknown, p. 213-222 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  69. Published

    Petri Net based modelling of workflow systems: an overview

    Salimifard, K. & Wright, M. B., 2001, In: European Journal of Operational Research. 134, 3, p. 664-676 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  70. Published

    Subcost-guided search - experiments with timetabling problems

    Wright, M. B., 2001, In: Journal of Heuristics. 7, p. 251-260 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  71. Published

    Subcost-guided simulated annealing

    Wright, M. B., 2001, Essays and Surveys in Metaheuristics. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 631-639 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  72. 1997
  73. Published

    The one-dimensional facility layout problem: a genetic algorithm approach

    Wright, M. B. & Amaral, A. R. S., 1997, Advances in Industrial Engineering Applications and Practice. Florida: International Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol. II. p. 169-173 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  74. 1996
  75. Published

    A comparison of the neighborhood search techniques for multi-objective combinatorial problems

    Marett, R. C. & Wright, M. B., 1996, In: Computers and Operations Research. 23, 5, p. 465-483 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  76. Published

    A preliminary investigation into the performance of heuristic search methods applied to compound combinatorial problems

    Marett, R. C. & Wright, M. B., 1996, Meta-heuristics Theory and Applications. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 299-318 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  77. Published

    School timetabling using heuristic search

    Wright, M. B., 1996, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 47, 3, p. 347-357 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  78. 1995
  79. Published

    The Value of Distorting Subcosts When Using Neighbourhood Search Techniques for Multi-objective Combinatorial Problems

    Wright, M. & Richard Marett, 1995, In: Applied Decision Technologies. p. 189-202 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  80. 1994
  81. Published

    Timetabling county cricket fixtures using a form of tabu search

    Wright, M. B., 1994, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 45, 7, p. 758-770 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  82. Published

    Train plan model for British Rail freight services through the Channel Tunnel

    Wright, M. B. & Fu, Z., 1994, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 45, 4, p. 384-391 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  83. 1992
  84. Published

    A fair allocation of county cricket opponents

    Wright, M. B., 1992, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 43, 3, p. 195-201 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  85. 1991
  86. Published

    Scheduling English cricket umpires

    Wright, M. B., 1991, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 42, 6, p. 447-452 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  87. 1990
  88. Published

    Speeding up the hungarian algorithm

    Wright, M. B., 1990, In: Computers and Operations Research. 17, 1, p. 95-96 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  89. 1989
  90. Published

    Applying stochastic algorithms to a locomotive scheduling problem

    Wright, M. B., 1989, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 40, 2, p. 187-192 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  91. 1988
  92. Published

    Probabilities and decision rules for the game of squash rackets

    Wright, M. B., 1988, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 39, 1, p. 91-99 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  93. 1987
  94. Published

    The application of a surgical bed simulation model

    Wright, M. B., 1987, In: European Journal of Operational Research. 32, 1, p. 26-32 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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