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Optima is the newsletter of the Mathematical Optimization Society (MOS). It contains society news, articles on optimization, information on conferences, and book reviews. This website contains the recent issues of Optima.

Editor: Volker Kaibel
Co-Editors: Samuel Burer, Jeffrey Linderoth
Designer: Christoph Eyrich

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Contents Optima 52-101


Optima 101
(09/2016)
Volker Kaibel, Jon Lee, Jeff Linderoth You have to figure out who your customer is going to be - An interview with Bob Bixby
Martin Grötschel Comments on Bob Bixby ’s interview: Mathematics and the Real World
Bill Cook Comments on Bob Bixby ’s interview: Beauty in the Details
Optima 100
(05/2016)
Frank Vallentin Optimization in discrete geometry
Etienne de Klerk Computer-assisted proofs and semidefinite programming
Henry Cohn When are semidefinite programming bounds sharp?
Optima 99
(12/2015)
Sven Leyffer It's to Solve Problems - An Interview with Roger Fletcher
Philippe Toint Impressions of Roger's Interview
Frank E. Curtis Young Researchers Would Be Wise to Read this Interview!
Coralia Cartis, Andreas Griewank, Philippe Toint and Ya-xiang Yuan Obituary for Mike Powell
Jong-Shi Pang Obituary for Che-Lin Su
Optima 98
(07/2015)
Sanjeeb Dash and Jean-Francois Puget On quadratic unconstrained binary optimization problems defined on Chimera graphs
Matthias Troyer Quantum annealing and the D-Wave devices
Egon Balas In memoriam Manfred Padberg
Optima 97
(04/2015)
Thomas Rothvoss The matching polytope has exponential extension complexity
Jack Edmonds A glimpse of heaven is feeling you understand something beautiful
Daniel Bienstock Mathematical Programming Computation
Optima 96
(01/2015)
Warren B. Powell Bridging the Fields of Stochastic Optimization
Andrzej Ruszczynski Few Remarks on Stochastic Dynamic Optimization
Optima 95
(10/2014)
Marguerite Frank The History of the Frank-Wolfe Algorithm
Martin Jaggi and Zaid Harchaoui The Recent Revival of the Frank-Wolfe Algorithm
Optima 94
(05/2014)
Ruud Brekelmans, Carel Eijgenraam, Dick den Hertog and Kees Roos A Mixed Integer Nonlinear Optimization Approach to Optimize Dike Heights in the Netherlands
Michael Trick The Franz Edelman Award and Optimization: A Wonderful Partnership
Optima 93
(12/2013)
Daniel Bienstock Progress on solving power flower problems
Larry Snyder Multi-period optimal power flow problems
Optima 92
(10/2013)
Robert D. Nowak, Benjamin Recht, and Joel A. Tropp Report from the 2013 SILO Workshop
Stephen J. Wright Remarks on Optimization in SILO
Optima 91
(05/2013)
Nikkhil Bansal, Matteo Fischetti, Giuseppe Lancia, Adam N. Letchford, Andrea Lodi, Michele Monaci, Ulrich Pferschy, David Pisinger, Juan-José Salazar-Gonzáles, Maxim Sviridenko, and Paolo Toth Alberto Caprara (1968-2012): Scientific Contributions
Optima 90
(12/2012)
Jens Vygen New approximation algorithms for the TSP
Optima 89
(08/2012)
Immanuel M. Bomze, Mirjam Dür, and Chung-Piaw Teo Copositive Optimization
Monique Laurent Copositive vs. moment hierarchies for stable sets
Optima 88
(05/2012)
Coralia Cartis, Nicholas I. M. Gould and Philippe L. Toint How Much Patience Do You Have? A Worst-Case Perspective on Smooth Nonconvex Optimization
Yurii Nesterov How to Make the Gradients Small
Optima 87
(11/2011)
Jesús A. De Loera New Insights into the Complexity and Geometry of Linear Optimization
Optima 86
(08/2011)
Gianpaolo Oriolo, Gautier Stauffer and Paolo Ventura Stable Sets in Claw-Free Graphs: Recent Achievements and Future Challenges
Manfred W. Padberg Node Packings in Graphs and Claw Free Graphs
Optima 85
(04/2011)
Volker Kaibel Extended Formulations in Combinatorial Optimization
Laurence A. Wolsey Using Extended Formulations in Practice
Mihalis Yannakakis On Extended LP Formulations
Optima 84
(10/2010)
Grace Hechme-Doukopoulos, Sandrine Brignol-Charousset, Jérome Malick, Claude Lemaréchal The short-term electricity production management problem at EDF
Antonio Frangioni Unit Commitment problems: A tale in Lagrangian optimization
Optima 83
(07/2010)
James Ostrowski, Jeff Linderoth, Fabrizio Rossi and Stefano Smriglio Solving Steiner Triple Covering Problems
Optima 82
(04/2010)
Jay Sethuraman Mechanism Design for House Allocation Problems: A Short Introduction
Garud Iyengar and Anuj Kumar Parametric Network Flows in Adword Auctions
Optima 81
(12/2009)
Jesús A. De Loera Counting and Estimating Lattice Points: Tools from Algebra, Analysis, Convexity, and Probability
Gilles Pesant Counting and Estimating Lattice Points: Special Polytopes for Branching Heuristics in Constraint Programming
Optima 80
(09/2009)
Santanu S. Dey and Andrea Tramontani Recent Developments in Multi-Row Cuts
Optima 79
(05/2009)
Katya Scheinberg Geometry in model-based algorithms for derivative-free unconstrained optimization
Jorge Nocedal Finding the middle ground between first and second-order methods
Optima 78
(11/2008)
Yurii Nesterov How to advance in Structural Convex Optimization
Alexandre d′Aspremont Smooth Semidefinite Optimization
Javier Pena Nash equilibria computation via smoothing techniques
Optima 77
(07/2008)
Matthew J. Saltzmann Notes on a Panel Discussion on Benchmarks at INFORMS Puerto Rico, July 2007
Francois Margot Testing Cut Generators for MILP
Optima 76
(03/2008)
Marco Locatelli and Fabio Schoen Structure Prediction and Global Optimization
Optima 75
(12/2007)
Pierre Bonami, John J. Forrest, Jon Lee and Andreas Wächter Rapid Development of an Open-source Minlp Solver with COIN-OR
Optima 74
(05/2007)
Tim Roughgarden Selfish Routing and the Price of Anarchy
Optima 73
(01/2007)
Gerhard J. Woeginger Match, match, match, and match again
Optima 72
(01/2006)
Matteo Fischetti and Andrea Lodi Local Branching: Basics and Extensions
Optima 71
(03/2004)
Bertrand Guenin Binary Clutters and Multicommodity Flows
Robert A. Bosch Monochromatic Squares
Optima 70
(06/2003)
Gérard Cornuéjols The Strong Perfect Graph Theorem
Robert A. Bosch Constructing Nontransitive Dice
Optima 69
(01/2003)
Robert Weismantel Primal Integer Programming
Optima 68
(10/2002)
Gerhard J. Woeginger Exact algorithms for NP-hard problems
Optima 67
(04/2002)
Robert A. Bosch Digit Tiles
Robert A. Bosch Two Domino Problems Revisited
Optima 66
(10/2001)
Michael C. Ferris, Gábor Pataki and Stefan Schmieta Solving the seymour problem
Optima 65
(05/2001)
Cor A. J. Hurkens and Gerhard J. Woeginger Solution of a weighting problem
Stephen J. Wright Solving Optimization Problems on Computational Grids
Robert A. Bosch Painting by Numbers
Optima 64
(10/2000)
Lisa Fleischer Recent Progress in Submodular Function Minimization
Robert A. Bosch Lights Out
Optima 63
(01/2000)
Robert A. Bosch ‘Set’less Collections of SET Cards
Optima 62
(06/1999)
Martin Grötschel Characterizations of Perfect Graphs
Robert A. Bosch Peaceably Coexisting Armies of Queens
Optima 61
(03/1999)
Eva K. Lee, Richard J. Gallagher and Marco Zaider Planning Implants of Radionuclides for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer: An Application of Mixed Integer Programming
Robert A. Bosch Maximizing Vitality
Optima 60
(12/1998)
Robert A. Bosch A Pentomino Exclusion Problem
Optima 59
(10/1998)
Robert Michael Lewis, Virginia Torczon and Michael W. Trosset Why Pattern Search Works
Optima 58
(06/1998)
David Karger Randomization in Graph Optimization Problems: A Survey
Robert E. Bixby, Sebastian Ceria, Cassandra M. McZeal and Martin W.P. Savelsbergh An Updated Mixed Integer Programming Library: MIPLIB 3.0
Optima 57
(03/1998)
Norbert Ascheuer, Martin Gröetschel, Jörg Raumbau and Nicola Kamin Combinatorial Online Optimization in Practice
Optima 56
(12/1997)
John Dennis Optimization: An essential tool for decision support
Optima 55
(10/1997)
ISMP 97
Optima 54
(06/1997)
Susanne Albers Competitive Online Algorithms
Optima 53
(03/1997)
John Dennis Nominations for 1997 Elections
Optima 52
(12/1996)
János D. Pintér Continuous Global Optimization Software: A Brief Review

Scanned Older Issues


Optima 51(10/1996)
Optima 50(06/1996)
Optima 49(03/1996)
Optima 48(12/1995)
Optima 47(10/1995)
Optima 46(07/1995)
Optima 45(03/1995)
Optima 44(11/1994)
Optima 43(07/1994)
Optima 42(03/1994)
Optima 41(11/1993)
Optima 40(07/1993)
Optima 39(03/1993)
Optima 38(11/1992)
Optima 37(07/1992)
Optima 36(03/1992)
Optima 35(11/1991)
Optima 34(07/1991)
Optima 33(06/1991)
Optima 32(03/1991)
Optima 31(11/1990)
Optima 30(07/1990)
Optima 29(03/1990)
Optima 28(11/1989)
Optima 27(08/1989)
Optima 26(04/1989)
Optima 25(11/1988)
Optima 24(06/1988)
Optima 23(02/1988)
Optima 22(10/1987)
Optima 21(06/1987)
Optima 20(12/1986)
Optima 19(09/1986)
Optima 18(05/1986)
Optima 17(12/1985)
Optima 16(08/1985)
Optima 15(05/1985)
Optima 14(01/1985)
Optima 13(09/1984)
Optima 12(05/1984)
Optima 11(01/1984)
Optima 10(08/1983)
Optima 9(04/1983)
Optima 8(11/1982)
Optima 7(06/1982)
Optima 6(03/1982)
Optima 5(10/1981)
Optima 4(07/1981)
Optima 3(03/1981)
Optima 2(10/1980)
Optima 1(06/1980)

Optima@ISMP


21st ISMP, Berlin 2012

MondayAugust 20, 2012
TuesdayAugust 21, 2012
WednesdayAugust 22, 2012
ThursdayAugust 23, 2012
FridayAugust 24, 2012

20th ISMP, Chicago 2009

MondayAugust 23, 2009
TuesdayAugust 24, 2009
WednesdayAugust 25, 2009
ThursdayAugust 26, 2009
FridayAugust 27, 2009

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