Hasso-Plattner-Institut
Prof. Dr. h.c. Hasso Plattner
  
 

Dr. Rainer Schlosser

Postdoc

  Phone: +49 (331) 5509-1309
  Fax: +49 (331) 5509-579
  Email:  rainer.schlosser(at)hpi.de
  Room:  Hasso-Plattner-Villa, V-2.05
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Research Interests

Revenue Management

  • Dynamic Pricing Competition
  • Inventory Management
  • Stochastic Models
  • Simulation of Dynamic Systems
  • Data-Driven Decision-Making

Data-Mining

  • Demand Learning
  • Customer Choice
  • Estimation of Sales Probabilities

Database Optimization

  • Index Selection
  • Optimal Data Placement
  • Workload-Driven Decision-Making

Projects

  • Dynamic Pricing on Amazon
  • Price Wars: An Interactive Simulation Platform
  • Models for Buyers and Sellers in B2B Markets

Education

  • Ph.D. in Operations Research (summa cum laude), Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany (05/2014), Topic: Dynamic Pricing and Advertising Models
  • Master's degree (Dipl.-Math.) in Mathematics (very good), Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany (10/2010), Focus: Optimization, Stochastics, Financial Mathematics
  • Master's degree (Dipl.-Kfm.) in Business Administration (very good), Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany (02/2010), Focus: Operations Research, Econometrics, Risk Management

Teaching

  • Software in Operations Research (SS14 at HU Berlin)
  • Revenue Management (SS14)
  • Software in Operations Research (WS13/14)
  • Operations Management (WS13/14)
  • Teaching Assistant for Operations Research I,II,III,IV (WS10/11-SS14)

Publications

  • Schlosser, R., Richly, K.: Dynamic Pricing Strategies in a Finite Horizon Duopoly with Partial Information. 7th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems, ICORES 2018. Springer (2018).
     
  • Schlosser, R.: Stochastic Dynamic Multi-Product Pricing under Competition. Selected Papers of the International Conference of the German Operations Research Society (GOR), Berlin 2017, Germany, Operations Research Proceedings, Springer, to appear (2018).
     
  • Schlosser, R.: Stochastic Dynamic Pricing and Advertising in Isoelastic Oligopoly Models. European Journal of Operational Research. 259, 1144-1155 (2017).
     
  • Schlosser, R., Boissier, M.: Optimal Repricing Strategies in a Stochastic Infinite Horizon Duopoly. Revised Selected Papers of ICORES 2017. Springer (2017).
     
  • Seiffert, M., Holstein, F., Schlosser, R., Schiller, J.: Next Generation Cooperate Wearables: Generalized Activity Assessment Computed Fully Distributed Within a Wireless Body Area Network. IEEE Access Journal. 5, (2017).
     
  • Serth, S., Podlesny, N., Bornstein, M., Lindemann, J., Latt, J., Selke, J., Schlosser, R., Boissier, M., Uflacker, M.: An Interactive Platform to Simulate Dynamic Pricing Competition on Online Marketplaces. 21st IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference, EDOC 2017, Quebec City, QC, Canada, October 10-13, 2017. bll. 61-66. IEEE (2017).
     
  • Boissier, M., Schlosser, R., Podlesny, N., Serth, S., Bornstein, M., Latt, J., Lindemann, J., Selke, J., Uflacker, M.: Data-Driven Repricing Strategies in Competitive Markets: An Interactive Simulation Platform. Proceedings of the Eleventh ACM Conference on Recommender Systems. bll. 355-357. ACM, New York, NY, USA (2017).
     
  • Uflacker, M., Schlosser, R., Meinel, C.: Ertragsmanagement im Wandel - Potentiale der In-Memory Technologie. In: Gläß, R. en Leukert, B. (reds.) Handel 4.0: Die Digitalisierung des Handels. Strategien, Technologien, Transformation. In book: Handel 4.0: Die Digitalisierung des Handels. Strategien, Technologien, Transformation, Gabler Verlag (2017).
     
  • Schlosser, R., Boissier, M.: Optimal Price Reaction Strategies in the Presence of Active and Passive Competitors. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES), Porto, Portugal (2017).
     
  • Zimmermann, T., Djürken, T., Mayer, A., Janke, M., Boissier, M., Schwarz, C., Schlosser, R., Uflacker, M.: Detecting Fraudulent Advertisements on a Large E-Commerce Platform. Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Workshop on Data Warehousing and OLAP, DOLAP, Venice, Italy, March 21, 2017 (2017).
     
  • Schlosser, R.: Stochastic Dynamic Multi-Product Pricing with Dynamic Advertising and Adoption Effects. Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management. 15, 153-169 (2016).
     
  • Schlosser, R., Boissier, M., Schober, A., Uflacker, M.: How To Survive Dynamic Pricing Competition in E-commerce. Proceedings of the Poster Track of the 10th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2016), Boston, USA, September 17, 2016 (2016).
     
  • Boissier, M., Djürken, T., Schlosser, R., Faust, M.: A Cost-Aware and Workload-Based Index Advisor for Columnar In-Memory Databases. 22nd International Conference, ICIST 2016, Druskininkai, Lithuania, October 13-15, 2016, Proceedings, CCIS 639. bl. 285--299 (2016).
     
  • Schlosser, R.: Joint Stochastic Dynamic Pricing and Advertising with Time-Dependent Demand. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. 73, 439-452 (2016).
     
  • Schlosser, R.: Dynamic Pricing with Time-Dependent Elasticities. Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management. 14, 365-383 (2015).
     
  • Helmes, K., Schlosser, R.: Oligopoly Pricing and Advertising in Isoelastic Adoption Models. Dynamic Games and Applications. 5, 334-360 (2015).
     
  • Schlosser, R.: A Stochastic Dynamic Pricing and Advertising Model under Risk Aversion. Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management. 14, 451-468 (2015).
     
  • Schlosser, R.: Dynamic Pricing and Advertising Models with Inventory Holding Costs. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. 57, 163-181 (2015).
     
  • Helmes, K., Schlosser, R.: Dynamic Advertising and Pricing with Constant Demand Elasticities. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. 37, 2814-2832 (2013).
     
  • Helmes, K., Schlosser, R., Weber, M.: Dynamic Advertising and Pricing in a Class of General New-Product Adoption Models. European Journal of Operational Research. 229, 433-443 (2013).
     

Reviewing

  • European Journal of Operational Research
  • International Journal of Production Economics
  • Journal of the Operational Research Society
  • Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  • IMA Journal of Management Mathematics
  • Transportation Research (Part E)
  • OR Spectrum
  • Management Science