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Lawrence M. Seiford

Prof. Lawrence M. Seiford

Department of Industrial & Operations Engineering

University of Michigan, USA


Email: seiford@umich.edu


Qualifications

1977 Ph.D., The University of Texas, Austin, USA

1972 M.A., The University of Texas, Austin, USA

1969 B.A., The University of St. Thomas, Houston, USA


Publications (Selected)

Books, Book Chapters, Dissertation

  1. Lawrence M. Seiford, Wade D. Cook and Joe Zhu, “Data Envelopment Analysis: The Research Frontier - Special Issue dedicated to the memory of William W. Cooper 1914-2012”, OMEGA, The International Journal of Management Science, Volume 41, Issue 1, Pages 1-158 (January 2013).
  2. Lawrence M. Seiford, W.W. Cooper, and K. Tone, “Data Envelopment Analysis: A Comprehensive Text with Models, Applications”, References and DEASolver Software, Second Edition, Springer, New York, 2007.
  3. Lawrence M. Seiford, W.W. Cooper, and K. Tone, “Introduction to Data Envelopment Analysis and Its Uses with DEA-Solver Software and References”, Springer, New York, 2006.
  4. Lawrence M. Seiford, W.W. Cooper, and Joe Zhu, “Handbook on Data Envelopment Analysis”, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2004.
  5. Lawrence M. Seiford, W.W. Cooper, H. Deng, and Joe Zhu, “Congestion: Its Identification and Management with DEA”, in Handbook on Data Envelopment Analysis, W.W. Cooper, L.M. Seiford and J. Zhu, editors, Chapter 7, pp. 177-201, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2004.
  6. Lawrence M. Seiford, W.W. Cooper, Shanling Li, and Joe Zhu, “Sensitivity Analysis in DEA”, Handbook on Data Envelopment Analysis, W.W. Cooper, L.M. Seiford and J. Zhu, editors, Chapter 3, pp. 75-97, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2004.
  7. Lawrence M. Seiford, R.D. Banker, W.W. Cooper, and Joe Zhu, “Returns to Scale in DEA”, Handbook on Data Envelopment Analysis, W.W. Cooper, L.M. Seiford and J. Zhu, editors, Chapter 2, pp. 41-73, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2004.
  8. Lawrence M. Seiford, W.W. Cooper and Joe Zhu, “Data Envelopment Analysis: History, Models and Interpretations”, Handbook on Data Envelopment Analysis, W.W. Cooper, L.M. Seiford and J. Zhu, editors, Chapter 1, pp. 1-39, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2004.
  9. Lawrence M. Seiford, Joe Zhu, “Classification Invariance in Data Envelopment Analysis”, Uncertainty and Optimality: Probability, Statistics & Operations Research, J.C. Misra, editor, World Scientific, Singapore, 2002. Chapter 10, pp. 331-342.
  10. Lawrence M. Seiford, W.W. Cooper, and K. Tone, “Data Envelopment Analysis: A Comprehensive Text with Models, Applications, References and DEASolver Software”, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2000.
  11. Lawrence M. Seiford, “Data Envelopment Analysis: Twenty Years Out”, Data Envelopment Analysis in the Service Sector, G. Westermann, editor, Gabler, Leverkusen, Germany, 1999.
  12. A. Charnes, W.W. Cooper, and A.Y. Lewin, “Data Envelopment Analysis: theorie, methodologiy et applications”, La Methode DEA: analyse des performances, P.-Y. Badillo and J.C. Paradi, editors, Hermes, Paris, 1999. (in French)

Journals

  1. Lawrence M. Seiford, Wade D. Cook and Joe Zhu, “Data Envelopment Analysis: The Research Frontier,” Omega, The International Journal of Management Science, Vol. 41, Issue 1, 2013, pp. 1-2.
  2. Lawrence M. Seiford, Wade D. Cook, “Data envelopment analysis (DEA) -Thirty years on,” European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 192, Issue 1, 2009, pp. 1-17.
  3. Lawrence M. Seiford, W. Cooper. K. Tone, and Joe Zhu, “Some Models and Measures for Evaluating Performances with DEA: Past Accomplishments and Future Prospects,” Journal of Productivity Analysis, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2007, pp. 151-163.
  4. Lawrence M. Seiford, Joe Zhu, “Notes on Sensitivity and Stability of the Classifications of Returns to Scale in Data Envelopment Analysis: A Comment,” Journal of Productivity Analysis, Vol. 23, No. 3, 2005, pp. 315-316.
  5. Lawrence M. Seiford, Joe Zhu, “A Response to Comments on Modeling Undesirable Factors in Efficiency Evaluation,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 161, Issue 2, 2005, pp. 579-581.
  6. Lawrence M. Seiford, W. Cooper, E. Thanassoulis, and S. Zanakis, “DEA and its uses in different countries,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol 154, Issue 2, 16 April 2004, pp. 337-344.
  7. Lawrence M. Seiford, W. Cook and Joe Zhu, “Models for Performance Benchmarking: Measuring the Effect of e-commerce Activities on Banking Performance,” OMEGA, Vol. 32, Issue 4, 2004, pp. 313-322.
  8. Lawrence M. Seiford, Banker, R.D., W.W. Cooper, R.M. Thrall and Joe Zhu, “Returns to Scale in Different DEA Models,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 154, 2004, pp. 345-362.
  9. Lawrence M. Seiford, Joe Zhu, “Context-dependent Data Envelopment Analysis: Measuring Attractiveness and Progress,” OMEGA, Vol. 31, Issue 5, 2003, pp. 397-480.
  10. Lawrence M. Seiford, Joe Zhu, “Value Judgment versus Allocative Efficiency: A Case of Tennessee County Jails,” Journal of Management Sciences and Regional Development, Issue 4, 2002, pp. 89-98.
  11. Lawrence M. Seiford , Joe Zhu, “Modeling Undesirable Factors in Efficiency Evaluation,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 142, 2002, pp. 16-20.