Yu, Po-Lung

Retired Professor

E-mail

yupl@mail.nctu.edu.tw

Laboratory

Habitual Domains Lab

Research

Habitual DomainTheory and Applications

Competence Set Analysis and Expansion Processes

Linear Optimal Design Problems

Courses

Null

Academic Background

  • PhD, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Curriculum Vitae

  • The founder of the customary field theory
  • Multi - objective decision analysis of the pioneers
  • Associate Professor, School of Management, Rochester University
  • Associate Professor, University of Texas Business School
  • University of Kansas Business School Shi Kebin Distinguished Professor of Prof.
  • Associate Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Academia Sinica
  • National Tsinghua University Institute of Industrial Engineering special guest professor
  • Professor, Institute of Information Management, National Chiao Tung University

Research

  • Habitual DomainTheory and Applications
  • Competence Set Analysis and Expansion Processes
  • Linear Optimal Design Problems
  • Acquisition, Mergers and Corporate Diversification Strategies
  • Forming Winning Strategies
  • Competence Set Analysis Constructing Ideal Habitual Domains
  • Management Of Transition and Habitual Domain Analysis
  • Market Efficiency in Terms of Adjustment Speed
  • Second Order Game Problems: Analysis of Conflict Resolution by Reframing Game Situations
  • Multicriteria Decision Problems
  • Multicriteria-Multiconstraint Simplex Method and Its Applications
  • Purchase Behavior and Decision Dynamics
  • Goal Seeking Models for Investment Analysis
  • Optimal Designs Under Uncertainty
  • Revealed Preference Structures and Value Functions
  • Foundation for Effective Goal Settings
  • Suggestion Theory
  • Competence Set Analysis
  • Constructing Ideal Habitual Domains

Journal Paper

  • 1.(With Moussa Larbani), "Reaching the Win- Win Mind Profile in Two -Person Second - Order Games" Submitted to Game and Economic Behavior, 2007 (SSCI, Top Journal in Game Theory).
  • 2.(With C. C. Lai and C. C. ChiangLin), "Optimal Competence Set Adjustment with Linear Programming", Submitted to Taiwanese Journal of Mathematics, 2007 (SCI).
  • 3.(With C. Y. Chiang-Lin, C. C. Lai), Linear Programming Models with Changeable Parameters heoretical Analysis on "Taking Loss at the Ordering Time and Making Profit at the Delivery Time", International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making, Vol.6, No.4,pp.577-598, 2007 (SCI).
  • 4.(With Yen-Chu CHEN) Competence Set Analysis and Effective Problem Solving-Advances in Multiple Criteria Decision Making and Human Systems Management. Y. Shi et al. (Eds.), pp. 229-250, 2007
  • 5.Mathematical Analysis Model, Journal of Management, Vol.24, No. 5, pp. (Department of Mathematics, Vol. 569-584, 2007 (TSSCI).
  • 6.(School of Management, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp.61), which is based on the idea of using the mathematical programming model to plan the value of the enterprise alliance. In this paper, 73, 2007. (TSSCI)
  • 7.P.L.Yu , Working Knowledge Mining By Principles For Deep Knowledge, International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making, Vol.5,No. 4, pp. 729-738,2006 (SCI)
  • 8.(With C. Y. Chiang-Lin) "Decision Traps and Competence Dynamics in Changeable Spaces", International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making, Vol.5, No. 1, pp. 5-18, 2006. (SCI)
  • 9.(With T. C. Lai) "Knowledge Management, Habitual Domains, and Innovation Dynamics" Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3327, pp. 11-21, 2004.(SCI)
  • 10.(With C. Y. ChiangLin and J. S. Chen) "Transforming from A Researcher into A Leader in High-Tech Industries," International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making, Vol.3 No. 3, pp. 379-393, September 2004.(SCI)
  • 11.(With C. Y. ChiangLin) "Games as People Play and How to Form Winning Strategies," International Journal of Mathematics, Game Theory and Algebre, Vol. 13, Number 1, pp. 57-80, 2003.
  • 12.(With C. Y. ChiangLin) "Dynamic Multiple Goals Optimization in Behavior Mechanism," Multiple-Objective Programming and Goal-Programming, Springer-Verlag, pp. 77~84, 2003.
  • 13.(With C. I. Chiang) "Decision Making, Habitual Domains and Information Technology," International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making, Vol. 1, pp. 5-26, 2002.
  • 14.(With J. Y. ChiangLin) "Exploring Industrial Competitiveness of Taiwan from Habitual Domain Points of Views," Economic Development of Taiwan edited book to honor Professor M. F. Hsin.
  • 15.(With Chin I Chiang, Gwo Hshiung Tzeng) "Multicriteria Optimization," Chapter 101 of Handbook of Industrial Engineering, 3rd Edition, G. Salvendy (ed.), Wiley, pp. 2602-2624, 2001..
  • 16.(With J. Y. ChiangLin) "An Anatomy of Taiwanese Competitiveness from Five Life Experiences," Made by Taiwan: Booming in Information Technology Era, edited by C. Y. Chang and P. L. Yu, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, pp. 347-377,2001.
  • 17.(With C. Y. Chang) "The Development of Taiwan IC Industry: An Overview," Made by Taiwan: Booming in Information Technology Era, edited by C. Y. Chang and P. L. Yu, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, pp. 3-23,2001.
  • 18.(With H. L. Li, Y. H. Liu, V. Matache) "A Necessary and Sufficient Condition for Minimizing a Convex Frechet Differentiable Function on a Certain Hyperplane," Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Vol. 253, pp. 290-296, 2001.
  • 19."Evolution Toward a New State of Multi-criteria Decision Making" Multiple Criteria Decision Making in the New Millennium, Springer-Verlag, pp. 1-14, 2001.
  • 20.(With C. I. Chiang) "Competence Set Analysis - An Effective Means to Solve Non-trivial Decision Problems" Multiple Criteria Decision Making in the New Millennium, Springer-Verlag, pp. 142-151, 2001.
  • 21.(With J. M. Li) "Forming Win-win Strategy--A New Way to Study Game Problems" Research And Practice In Economics And Mathematical Systems, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 487, pp. 45-56, 2000.
  • 22.(With C. I. Chiang, J. M. Li, G. H. Tzeng) " A Revised Minimum Spanning Table Method for Optimal Expansion of Competence Set" Research And Practice In Economics And Mathematical Systems, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 487, pp. 238-247, 2000.
  • 23.(With J. M. Li, C. I. Chiang) "Optimal Multiple Stage Expansion of Competence Set," European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 120, pp. 511-524, 2000.
  • 24.(With J. M. Li) "Reframing Multicriteria Games for Win-win Solution," Nonlinear Analysis and Convex Analysis, (eds.) Wataru Takahashi, and Tamaki Tanaka, World Scientific Publishing, pp. 52-60, 1999.
  • 25.(With Chiang, C. I.) "Judgmental Fuzziness and Habitual Domain," International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 11-21, 1999.
  • 26.(With D. S. Shi) "Optimal Expansion of Competence Sets with Intermediate Skills and Compound Nodes," Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 102, No. 3, pp. 643-57, 1999.
  • 27.(With H. Moskowitz) "Habitual Domains: Stealth Software for Effective Decision Making," Trends in Multiple Criteria Decision Making, edited by Theodor J. Stewart and Robin C. van Honert, Springer-Verlag, pp. 3-17, 1998.
  • 28.(With J. W. Feng) "Minimum Spanning Table and Optimal Expansion of Competence Set," Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 99, No. 3, pp. 655-679, 1998.
  • 29.(With L. Liu) "A Foundation of Principles for Expanding Habitual Domains," Essays in Decision Making, edited by M. H. Karwan, J. Spronk and J. Wallenius, Springer-Verlag, pp. 185-200, 1997.
  • 30.(With Y. Shi and D. Zhang) "Generalized Optimal Designs and Contingency Plans in Linear Systems," European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 89, pp. 618-641, 1996.
  • 31."Expanding Habitual Domains to Reach Our Unlimited Potential," Huang Pou (West Point Military Academy Equivalent in Taiwan) Monthly, No. 516, pp. 18-28, October 1996.
  • 32.(With H. Moskowitz) "Habitual Domains: Stealth Software for Human Reengineering," International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 3-24, April, 1996..
  • 33.(With D.S. Shi) "Optimal Expansion and Design of Competence Sets with Asymmetric Acquiring Costs," Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 88, No. 3, pp. 643-658, March, 1996.
  • 34."Decision Making And Analysis" Operations Research, Vol. 44(2), pp.247-247, 1996.
  • 35."Habitual Domains in Decision Making," in the International Encyclopedia of Business and Management, International Thomson Business Press, London, pp. 972-976, 1996.
  • 36.(With Y. Shi) "Foundations of Designing Optimal Systems and Contingency Plans," World Scientific Series In Applicable Analysis, Vol. 5, pp. 371-391, 1995.
  • 37.(With E. Takeda) "Assessing Priority Weights from Subsets of Pairwise Comparisons in Multiple Criteria Optimization Problems," European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 86, Issue 2, October 1995.
  • 38."Toward Ideal Habitual Domains," Journal of Strategic Productivity, pp. 98-103, October 1995.
  • 39."A Key to Develop Unlimited Potentials -- Habitual Domains," Journal of Strategic Productivity, pp. 97-102, August, 1995..
  • 40.(With D. Zhang) "Effective Expansion of A Partially Known Competence Set," Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference, (eds.) G.H. Tzeng, H.F. Wang, U.P. Wen, P.L. Yu, Springer-Verlag, pp. 189-198, 1994.
  • 41.(With Y. Shi and D. Zhang) "Generating New Designs Using Union Operations," Computers Math. Applic., Vol. 27, No. 12, pp. 105-117, 1994.
  • 42.(With Y. Shi, C. Zhang and D. Zhang) "A Computer-Aided System for Linear Production Designs," Decision Support Systems, Vol. 12, pp. 127-149, 1994.
  • 43.(With Y. Shi and D. Zhang) "Eliminating Permanently Dominated Opportunities in Multiple-Criteria and Multiple-Constraint Level Linear Programming," Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Vol. 183, No. 3, pp. 685-705, 1994.
  • 44.(With H.L. Li) "Optimal Competence Set Expansion Using Deduction Graph," Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications. Vol. 80, No. 1, pp. 75�1, 1994.
  • 45.(With D. Zhang) "A Marginal Analysis for Competence Set Expansion," Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications. Vol. 76, No. 1, pp. 87�109, 1993.
  • 46.(With Y. Shi) "Selecting Optimal Linear Production Systems in Multiple Criteria Environments," Computers and Operations Research, Vol. 19, No. 7, pp. 585-608, 1992.
  • 47.(With D. Zhang) "Optimal Expansion of Competence Sets and Decision Support," Information Systems and Operational Research, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 68-85, 1992.
  • 48.(With L. P. Liu) "Habitual Domain Studies: A Way to Empower Ourselves to Solve Problems Effectively," A Keynote Speech at the Annual Meeting of Association of Italian Operations Research, Acireale, Catania, Italy, September 23-26, 1992, in the Proceeding.
  • 49."Toward Expanding and Enriching Domains of Thinking and Application," Multiple Criteria Decision Making, (eds.) G.H. Tzeng, H.F. Wang, U.P. Wen and P. L. Yu, Springer-Verlag, pp. 1-9, 1994 (a keynote speech at the Tenth International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Taipei, Taiwan, July 19-24, 1992).
  • 50.(With D. Zhang) "Introduction to Habitual Domain Theory and Competence Set Analysis," Proceeding of the International Conference on Information and Systems, Dalian, China, September 3-8, 1992.
  • 51.(With D. Zhang) "Multicriteria Optimization," Chapter 107 of Handbook of Industrial Engineering, 2nd Edition, G. Salvendy (ed.), Wiley, pp. 2672-2692, 1992.
  • 52.(With D. Zhang and P.Z. Wang) "State-Dependent Weights in Multicriteria Value Functions," Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 74, No. 1, pp. 1-21, 1992.
  • 53.(With D. Zhang) "Competence Set Analysis for Fuzzy Problems," Proceeding of IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, San Diego, California, March 8-12, pp. 323-330, 1992.
  • 54.(With D. Zhang) "Competence Set Analysis and Effective Decision Support Systems," Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference, (eds.) A. Goicoechea, L. Duckstein, and S. Zionts, Springer-Verlag, pp. 473-485, 1992.
  • 55."To Be A Great Operations Researcher from a MCDM Scholar," Computers and Operations Research, Vol. 19, No. 7, pp. 559-561, 1992.
  • 56.(With I.S. Chien) "Transformation and Restructuring of Linear Multiobjective Programs: A Fundamental Method to Resolve Complex Problems," European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 54, pp. 199-209, 1991.
  • 57.(With Y. Shi) "An Introduction to Selecting Optimal Linear Systems and Their Contingency Plan" in Operations Research (eds.) G. Fandel, H. Gehring, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, pp. 57-77, 1991.
  • 58.(With D. Zhang) "Introduction to Suggestion Theory," Mechanics and Control, (eds.) J.M. Skowronski, H. Flashner, R.S. Guttalu, Springer-Verlag, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences 151, pp. 466-474, 1991.
  • 59.(With D. Zhang) "Habitual Domain and Competence Set Analysis - A Natural Way to Model Effective Decision Making," proceeding of the Eighth International Conference on Mathematical and Computer Modelling, College Park, Md., 1991. (A Plenary Speech Address).
  • 60."Habitual Domains", Operations Research, Vol. 39, No. 6, pp. 869-876, 1991.
  • 61.(With D. K. Datta) "Corporate Acquisitions, The Merging of Habitual Domains," Human Systems Management, Vol. 10, pp. 47-60, 1991.
  • 62.(With I.S. Chien and D. Zhang) "Indefinite Preference Structures and Decision Analysis," Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 64, No. 1, pp. 71-85, 1990.
  • 63.(With Y. R. Lee and Y. Shi) "Linear Optimal Designs and Optimal Contingency Plans," Management Science, Vol. 36, No. 9, pp. 1106-1119, 1990.
  • 64.(With D. Zhang) "A Foundation for Competence Set Analysis," Mathematical Social Sciences, Vol. 20, pp. 251-299 (49 pages), 1990.
  • 65.(With D. Zhang) "Introduction to Competence Set Analysis and Effective Suggestions," Multiple Criteria Decision Support, Proceedings, Helsinki, Finland, 1989, edited by P. Korhonen, A. Lewandowski, J. Wallenius; Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems No. 356, Springer-Verlag, New York, New York, pp. 70-76, 1990.
  • 66.(With D. K. Datta) "Acquisition, Mergers and Habitual Domain Analysis," Improving Decision Making in Organization, (eds.) A. G. Lockett and G. Islei Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, pp. 1-12, 1989 (Plenary speech at the Eighth International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Manchester, UK, Aug, 21-26, 1988).
  • 67.(With I. S. Chien and B. B. Schweig) "Policies for Effective Risk Management, Performance Through Goal Setting," The Journal of Insurance, Issues and Practices, Vol. XII, No. 2, pp. 110-126, 1989.
  • 68."Multiple Criteria Decision Making: Five Basic Concepts." Handbooks in Operations Research and Management Science, Volume 1, Optimization, (eds.) G. L. Nemhauser, A. H. G. Rinnooy Kan and M. J.Todd, pp. 663-669, 1989.
  • 69.(With D. Zhang) "Competence Set Analysis for Effective Decision Making," Control - Theory and Advanced Technology, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 523-547, 1989.

Conference Paper

  • 1.(With K. H. Chen and T. C. Lai)"Sensitivity Analysis of optimality with respect to the Change of the Right Hand Side Cofficiencies in Linear Programs" Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Habitual Domains, pp. 1-15, 2006, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 2.=(With C. S. Cho) "A Study on Self Production or Outsourcing for the Needed Part" Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Habitual Domains, pp. 16-34, 2006, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 3.(With C. F. Hou) "Behavioral Charge Structure of College Students Statistical Study Based on A Private College" Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Habitual Domains, pp. 57-71, 2006, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 4.(With T. C. Chen) "Value Creation by Using Habitual Domain Theory: A Case Study on Superior Voice of Girls" Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Habitual Domains, pp. 73-82, 2006, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 5.(With C. Y. Chiang-Lin, C. C. Lai) "Win-Win Coalition through Corporate cooperation using Mathematical Programming", Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Habitual Domains, pp. 34-46, 2007, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
  • 6.(With Yen-Chu CHEN) "From Relieving Stresses to Creating Value Wretch, Application of Competence Analysis, A case study of Wretch", Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Habitual Domains, pp. 58-68, 2007, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
  • 7.(With C. C. Lai) "Optimal Adjustment of Competence Set Using Linear Programming", Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Habitual Domains, pp. 69-80, 2007, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
  • 8.(With W.L. Rough) "Habitual Domains and Constraint Theory", Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Habitual Domains, pp. 81-92, 2007, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
  • 9.(With K. H. Chen, T. C. Lai ) "Sensitivity Analysis of optimality with respect to the Change of the Right Hand Side Cofficiencies in Linear Programs", Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Habitual Domains, pp. 1-15, 2006, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 10.(With C. S. Cho) "A Study on Self Production or Outsourcing for the Needed Part", Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Habitual Domains, pp. 16-34, 2006, Taipei, Taiwan.

Others

  • 1.Multiple Criteria Decision-Making: Concepts, Techniques and Extensions, Plenum, New York, New York, November 1985 (388 pages).
  • 2.Behavior and decision-making, knowledge and knowledge of the foundation and application (Institute of Economic Research, Academia Sinica, Taipei, 1985) 408
  • 3.New Realm of Behavior - Theory and Application (Lianbo Press, Taipei, 1987) 474 pages
  • 4.(China Coal Industry Press, Beijing, 1987) 363 (won the National Book Award in China)
  • 5.Forming Winning Strategies, An Integrated Theory of Habitual Domains, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, London, Paris, Tokyo, 1990 (392 pages).
  • 6.Wisdom of the new environment (Hong Jianjin Foundation, Book Review Bibliography, Taipei, 1992) 201 pages
  • 7.Wisdom Qiankun Bag (Hong Jianjin Foundation, Book Review Bibliography, Taipei, 1993)
  • 8.Habitual Domains, (an unpublished monograph) School of business, University of Kansas, 1994.
  • 9.(Co-edited with G. H. Tzeng, H. F. Wang, and U. P. Wen) Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Springer-Verlag, New York, Inc., 1994 (398 pages).
  • 10.Habitual Domains: Freeing Yourself from the Limits on Your Life, Highwater Editions, Kansas City, July 1995 (224 pages). (In the process of translating into Japanese and Russian)
  • 11.You are the winner - the application of customary areas (Hong Jianjin Foundation, Book Review Bibliography, Taipei, 1998) 236 pages
  • 12.Custom areas - IQ and EQ do not talk about human software (Times Culture Publishing Co., Ltd., Taipei, 1998) 380 pages
  • 13.(Co-edited with C. Y. Chang) Made by Taiwan: Booming in Information Technology Era, World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore, 2001 (382 pages).
  • 14.Vitality: Why can Taiwan create miracles for the IC / PC industry? (Zhang Junyan co-edited, Times Culture Publishing Co., Ltd., Taipei, 2002) 382 pages
  • 15.Have you been crushed by pressure? Habit used to help you solve problems (Times Culture Publishing Co., Ltd., Taipei, 2002) 231
  • 16.Habitual Domains and Forming Winning Strategies, NCTU Press, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 2002 (531 pages)