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The identification of optimal product and package designs is challenged when attributes and their levels interact. Firms recognize this by testing trial products and designs prior to launch where the effects of interactions are revealed. A difficulty in conducting analysis for product design is dealing with the high dimensionality of the design space and the selection of promising product configurations for testing. We propose an experimental criterion for efficiently testing product profiles with high demand potential in sequential experiments. The criterion is based on the expected improvement in market share of a design beyond the current best alternative. We also incorporate a stochastic search variable selection method to selectively estimate relevant interactions among the attributes. A validation experiment confirms that our proposed method leads to improved design concepts in a high-dimensional space compared to alternative methods.

Date: Jul 19, 2018
YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0L7Tjko6rjY
Time: 12:00 – 13:00 pm (Central Time)

Add to Calendar 07/19/2018 12:00 PM 07/19/2018 01:00 PM America/Chicago Optimal Product Design by Sequential Experiments in High Dimensions (Data Science Online Workshop) YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0L7Tjko6rjY Online

About the speaker:

Mingyu (Max) Joo is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at University of California, Riverside. His research interests include advertising effectiveness, pricing, and product design using quantitative modeling methods.

In 2015, Joo is the recipient of the John D.C. Little Award for the best marketing paper published in Marketing Science or Management Science, and the finalist for the Frank M. Bass Award for the best marketing paper derived from a Ph.D. thesis published in INFORMS journals. He has presented his research at several marketing and pricing conferences, including UTD-FORMS Conference, INFORMS Marketing Science Conference, INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Conference, and Annual Pricing Conference.

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