Chefi TRIKI, Ph.D.


Department of Engineering Innovation

University of Salento

Via per Monteroni, 73100

Lecce (Italy)


Tel: +39 0832 297 519

Fax: +39 0832 297 410






Curriculum Vitae (in Italian)



Refereed Journal Publications


J1.           Solving Stochastic Linear Programs with Restricted Recourse using Interior Point Methods, Comp. Optimization & Applications 15 (3), pp. 215–234, 2000 (with P. Beraldi and R. Musmanno).


J2.           Parallel Algorithms to Solve Two-Stage Stochastic Linear Programs with Robustness Constraints, Parallel Computing 26 (13-14), pp. 1889–1908, 2000 (with P. Beraldi, L. Grandinetti, and R. Musmanno).


J3.           Computational Grids to Solve Large Scale Optimization Problems with Uncertain Data, Computing 1(1), pp. 78–84, 2002 (with L. Grandinetti).


J4.           Limited Recourse in Two-Stage Stochastic Linear Programs, Journal of Information and Optimization Science 24 (3), pp. 445–465, 2003 (with P. Beraldi, R. Musmanno and S. A. Zenios).


J5.           Constrained Auction Clearing in the Italian Electricity Market, 4OR 2(1), pp. 35–51, 2004 (with P. Beraldi, D. Conforti and A. Violi).


J6.           Solving the Asymmetric Traveling Salesman Problem with Periodic Constraints, Networks 44(1), pp.31–37, 2004 (with G. Paletta)


J7.           A Heuristic for the Periodic Rural Postman Problem, Computers and Operations Research 32(2), pp. 219–228, 2005 (with G. Ghiani, R. Musmanno and G. Paletta)


J8.           Optimal Capacity Allocation in Multi-Auction Electricity Markets under Uncertainty, Computers and Operations Research 32(2), pp. 201–217, 2005 (with P. Beraldi and G. Gross)


J9.           Efficiency Estimation of Parallel Algorithm of Enhanced Historical Data Integration on Computational Grid, Computing 4(3), pp. 9–19, 2005 (with V. Turchenko, L. Grandinetti and A. Sachenko)


J10.        Integrated Shipment Dispatching and Packing Problems: a Case Study, Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algorithms 6, pp. 77–85, 2007 (with A. Attanasio, A. Fuduli and G. Ghiani)


J11.        New Policies for the Dynamic Traveling Salesman Problem, Optimization Methods and Software 22(6), pp. 971–983, 2007 (with A. Quaranta and G. Ghiani).


J12.        Mixed Integer Formulations for the Probabilistic Minimum Energy Broadcast Problem in Wireless Networks, European J. of Operational Research 190 (2), pp. 578–585, 2008 (with R. Montemanni and V. Leggieri)


J13.        Minimum Power Multicasting problem in Wireless Networks, Mathematical Methods of Operations Research 68(2), pp. 295–311, 2008 (with V. Leggieri and P. Nobili)


J14.        The Lane Covering Problem with Time Windows, Journal of Discrete Mathematical Sciences & Cryptography 11(1), pp. 67–81, 2008 (with G. Ghiani and E. Manni)


J15.        Optimal Routing and Resource Allocation in Ad-Hoc Networks, Optimization Methods and Software 23(4), pp. 593–608, 2008 (with E. Castorini and P. Nobili)


J16.        Anticipatory Algorithms for Same-Day Courier Dispatching, Transportation Research Part E 45, pp. 96–106, 2009 (with G. Ghiani , E. Manni and A. Quaranta).


J17.        Dynamic Pricing of Electricity in Retail Markets, 4OR 7, pp. 21–36, 2009 (with A. Violi).


J18.        A Multistage Formulation for GENCOs in a Multi-Auction Electricity Market, IMA J. of Management Mathematics 21(2), pp. 165–181, 2010 (with R. Musmanno, N. Scordino and A. Violi)


J19.        Some Valid Inequalities for the Probabilistic Minimum Power Multicasting Problem, Elsevier Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics 36, pp. 463–470, 2010 (with J. Barta, V. Leggieri, R. Montemanni and P. Nobili)


J20.        An Exact Algorithm for the Steiner Tree Problem with Delays, Elsevier Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics 36, pp. 223–230, 2010 (with V. Leggieri, and M. Haouari)


J21.        Minimum Power Multicasting in Wireless Networks under Probabilistic Node Failures, Comp. Optimization & Applications 49, pp.193–212, 2011 (with J. Barta, V. Leggieri, R. Montemanni and P. Nobili)


J22.        Reduction techniques for the Minimum Power Multicasting Problem in Wireless Networks, Journal of Applied Sciences 11(4), pp. 731–736, 2011 (with V. Leggieri and S. Oprea)


J23.        Probabilistic Model and Solution Algorithm for the Electricity Retailers in the Italian Market, Algorithmic Operations Research, 6(2), pp. 105–117, 2011 (with G. Ghiani and R. Musmanno)


J24.        A Branch-and-Cut Algorithm for the Steiner Tree Problem with Delays, Optimization Letters, 6(8), pp. 1753—1771, 2012 (with V. Leggieri and M. Haouari)


J25.        Solving the Flood Propagation Problem with Newton Algorithm on Parallel Systems, SQU Journal for Science, 17(1), pp. 147—156, 2012


J26.        Capacitated Location of Collection Sites in an Urban Waste Management System, Waste Management, 32(7), pp. 1291–1296, 2012 (with G. Ghiani, D. Laganΰ and E. Manni)


J27.        Optimization via Simulation of Level of Repair Analysis, Open Journal of Applied Sciences (Special supplement for the 2012 Symposium on Applied and Engineering Mathematics), pp. 281–284, 2012 (with G. Ghiani and A. Al-Alawin)


J28.        Solution Methods for the Periodic Petrol Station Replenishment Problem, The Journal of Engineering Research, 10(2), pp. 69—77, 2013


J29.        The Stochastic Bid Generation Problem in Combinatorial Transportation Auctions, European J. of Operational Research, to appear (with S. Oprea, P. Beraldi and T. Crainic)


J30.        The Steiner Tree Problem with Delays: a Compact Formulation and Reduction Procedures, Discrete Applied Mathematics, to appear, DOI:10.1016/j.dam.2011.07.008 (with V. Leggieri and M. Haouari)




Papers Submitted for Publication


J31.        A Note on Using Partitioning Techniques to Solve Nonlinear Optimization Problems on Parallel Systems (with M. Al-Baali)


J32.        Approximated Neighborhood Evaluation for the Design of the Logistics Support of Complex Engineering Systems (with A. Alalawin, G. Ghiani and E. Manni)


J33.        The Multi-period Petrol Station Replenishment Problem: Overview of Optimization Models and Solution Methods (with A. Al-Hinai)



Refereed Book Chapters and Conferences Proceedings


V1.     A Utility Optimization Model for the Real Time Pricing of Electricity under Uncertain Demand, Proceedings of the EuroConference on Risk Management in Power System Planning and Operation in Market Environment, Porto (Portugal), 2001

V2.     Combined MPI/OpenMP Implementations for a Stochastic Programming Solver, in Parallel Computing Advanves and Current Issues, edited by G. Joubert, A. Murli, F. Peters and M. Vanneschi, Imperial College Press, 2002 (with D. Rotiroti and L. Grandinetti)

V3.     Approach to Parallel Training of Integration Historical Data Neural Networks, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Applied Informatics AI2002 (International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Applications), pp. 254-258, Innsbruck (Austria), 2002 (with V. Turchenko and A. Sachenko)

V4.     Parallel Neural Networks Training on High Performance Computers, Proceedings of NATO Advanced Research Workshop Concurrent Information Processing and Computing, pp. 231-237, Sinaia (Romania), 2003 (with V. Turchenko and A. Sachenko)

V5.     The Undirected Rural Postman Problem Single-Double, Proceedings of the International Conference of the Association of the Asia Pacific Operational Research Societies within IFORS, Delhi (India), 2003

V6.     Parallel Algorithm of Enhanced Historical Data Integration Using Neural Networks, Proceedings of Third IEEE Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems, pp. 66-73, Sofia (Bulgaria), 2005 (with V. Turchenko, L. Grandinetti and A. Sachenko)

V7.     Enhanced Energetic Reasoning For Parallel Machine Scheduling, Proceedings of 11th International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling, Istambul (Turkey), 2008 (with L. Hidri, A. Gharbi, M. Haouari)

V8.     Preprocessing Techniques for the Multicast Problem in  Wireless Networks, Proceedings of the Conference MTISD 2008, Lecce, 2008 (with S. Oprea and P. Nobili)

V9.     Programmazione Stocastica, (in Italian) in Modelli e Metodi per le Decisioni in Condizioni di Incertezza e Rischio. Mc-Graw Hill Italia, 2008 (with P. Beraldi)

V10. Routing and Scheduling in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks, Proceedings of the Conference IDAACS 2009. Rende (Italy), 2009 (with A. Capone, E. Castorini and P. Nobili)

V11. Short-Term Trading For Electricity Producers, in Stochastic Optimization Methods In Finance And Energy, by M. I. Bertocchi, G. Consigli and M.A.H. Dempster (Edds.), Springer, pp. 181--201 (with A. Conejo and L. Garces)

V12. An Optimization via Simulation Approach for Level of Repair Analysis. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on the Modelling in Industrial Maintenance and Reliability. Cambrige (UK), 2011 (with A. Al-Alawin and G. Ghiani)

V13. Petrol Station Replenishment Problem: Optimization Models & Solution Methods, Proceedings of the 11th Biennial Conference of the Indian Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (Invited Talk), Delhi (India), 2012 (with N. Al-Hinai)

V1.     Optimizing the Performance of Complex Maintenance Systems, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Modelling, Simulation and Applied Optimization, Hammamet (Tunisia), 2013 (with A. Al-Alawin and G. Ghiani)