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Summer Graduate School

Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programming: Theory, algorithms and applications June 20, 2016 - July 01, 2016
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Location: IMUS, the Institute of Mathematics of the University of Seville
Organizers Francisco Castro (University of Sevilla), Elena Fernandez (Polytechnical University of Cataluña (Barcelona) ), Justo Puerto (University of Sevilla)

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This school is oriented to the presentation of theory, algorithms and applications for the solution of mixed integer nonlinear problems (MINLP). This type of problems appears in numerous application areas where the modelization of nonlinear phenomena with logical constraints is important; we must remember here the memorable phrase “the world is nonlinear”. Nowadays the theoretical aspects of this area are spread in a number of recent papers which makes it difficult, for non-specialist, to have a solid background of the existing results and new advances in the field. This school aims to organize and present this material in an organized way. Moreover, it also pursues to link theory with actual applications. In particular, remarkable applications can be found in air traffic control agencies, the air companies, the electric power generation companies, the chemical complex units, the analysis of financial products usually associated with risk dealing and in the algorithms in the statistical field and artificial intelligence as for instance artificial neural networks, or supporting vector machines, among many others.

For eligibility and how to apply, see the Summer Graduate Workshop homepage

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