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Hosted by
Tepper School of Business
Carnegie Mellon University

May 27-31, 2009

Bound Reduction Techniques for Constraint Programming and Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Programming, organized by Pietro Belotti, Martine Cerberio, Laurent Granvilliers, and Nick Sahinidis.

(Cancelled) Optimisation in Health and Medicine, organized by Sebastian Brand, Eva K. Lee, and Barry O'Sullivan.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm


Introductory Talk

Bound Reduction Techniques for Global Optimization Solvers - Pietro Belotti

2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Session I

  • Feasibility Pump 2.0 - Domenico Salvagnin
  • Linear Envelopes of Bounded Multilinear Functions - Mahdi Namazifar
  • New Classes of Valid Inequalities Used in Cutting Planes Algorithm in View to Solve the Shortest Path Problem in Digraphs with Negative Cycles - Ibrahim Mamane Souley

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm

Coffee Break

4:15 pm - 5:45 pm


Session II

  • Heuristics for Dynamically Adapting Constraint Propagation in CP - Kostas Stergiou
  • Experimenting with Near-Optimal Formulations for Discrete Optimization Problems - Bob Fourer
  • Some Facets of Multiple All Different Predicate - Serge Kruk