Accepted Streams

Continuous Optimization

Convex Optimization

 

Michel Baes

Global Optimization

Mirjam Duer

Eligius M.T. Hendrix

 

Janos D. Pinter

Mathematical Programming

Sandor Zoltan Nemeth

Armin Fügenschuh

Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber

 

Tamas Terlaky

Nonlinear Programming

Edite M.G.P. Fernandes

Semi-Infinite Optimization

Jan-J Ruckmann

 

Oliver Stein

Nonsmooth Optimization

Adil Bagirov

Albert Ferrer

 

Antonio Fuduli

Vector and Set-Valued Optimization

Vicente Novo

Bienvenido Jiménez

 

César Gutiérrez

Variational Inequalities, Complementarity Problems and Bilevel Programming

Stephan Dempe

 

Joaquim Júdice

Ill-posed Variational Problems - Theory, Methods and Applications

Xiaoqi Yang

Nonconvex Programming: Local and Global Approaches

Tao Pham Dinh

 

Hoai An Le Thi

Linear and Conic Programming

François Glineur

 

Tibor Illes

Control Theory & System Dynamics

Optimal Control

Erik Kropat

Gustav Feichtinger

Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber

Ursula Felgenhauer

Vladimir Veliov

 

Sabine Pickenhain

Young People for System Theory, Optimization and Education

Alexis Pasichny

Kateryna Pereverza

Alexander Makarenko

 

Ielyzaveta Korotchenko

System Dynamics Modeling

Markus Schwaninger

 

Stefan Groesser

Dynamic Programming

Lidija Zadnik Stirn

 

Moshe Sniedovich

SD Modeling in Sustainable Development

Pierre Kunsch

 

Erik Pruyt

Dynamical Systems and Mathematical Modelling in OR

Selma Belen

Discrete Optimal Control

Dmitrii Lozovanu

Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber

Data Mining Knowledge Discovery and Artificial Intelligence

Computational Statistics

Pakize Taylan

 

Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber

Machine Learning and Its Applications

Sureyya Ozogur-Akyuz

 

Zakria Hussain

Applications in Business Intelligence and Knowledge Discovery

Richard Weber

Data Mining in Early Warning Systems

Gulser Köksal

 

Inci Batmaz

Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

Julie Greensmith

 

Luís Cavique

Optimization and Data Mining

Emilio Carrizosa

Theodore Trafalis

 

Renato De Leone

Data Mining and Decision Making

Lai-Soon Lee

 

Hsin-Vonn Seow

Agent-Based Modeling

Massimo Genoese

DEA and Performance Measurement

DEA and Performance Measurement

Ozren Despic

 

Dimitris Despotis

 

Meryem Duygun Fethi

 

Ana Camanho

 

Vania Sena

Decision Analysis, Decision Support Systems

Decision Support Systems

Pascale Zaraté

 

Fatima Dargam

Portfolio Decision Analysis

Ahti Salo

The Decision Deck Project

Vincent Mousseau

Algorithmic Decision Theory

Alexis Tsoukias

 

Ulrich Junker

Computational and Modeling Tools for Decision-Making under Uncertainty and for Combinatorial Optimization

Pascal Van Hentenryck

Simulation Based Decision Support

Miroljub Kljajic

Stig C. Holmberg

Discrete Optimization, Geometry & Graphs

Combinatorial Optimization

Paolo Toth

Discrete and Global Optimization

Xiaoling Sun

Geometric Clustering

Andreas Brieden

 

Peter Gritzmann

Graphs and Networks

Dominique de Werra

Boolean Programming

Endre Boros

Graph Searching and Guarding

Boting Yang

Emerging Applications of OR

Mixed-Integer Non Linear Programming

Andrea Lodi

 

Leo Liberti

OR in Military

Ana Isabel Barros

Emerging Applications of OR

Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber

Erwin Pesch

Energy / Environment and Climate

Energy, Environment and Climate

Wolf Fichtner

 

Hans-Jakob Lühti

Long Term Planning in Energy, Environment and Climate

Nadia Maïzi

Financial Modeling & Risk Management

Financial Optimization

Gautam Mitra

 

J. E. Beasley

Numerical Methods in Finance

Ömür Ugur

 

Susanne Kruse

Financial Modeling

Georg Pflug

Rita D'Ecclesia

 

Ronald Hochreiter

Long Term Financial Decisions

Thomas Burkhardt

Life Insurance, Risk Management & OR

Angelika May

 

Irini Dimitriyadis

Financial Mathematics and OR

Mustafa Pinar

 

Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber

Operational Research and Quantitative Models in Banking

Constantin Zopounidis

Stochastic Valuation for Financial Markets

Martin Rainer

 

Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber

Actuarial Sciences and Stochastic Calculus

Ricardo Josa-Fombellida

 

Juan Pablo Rincon-Zapatero

Data Mining in the Financial Sector

Vadim Strijov

Simulation Methods in Finance

Giray Ökten

Fuzzy Systems and Soft Computing

Fuzzy Systems, Neural Networks & Artificial Intelligence

Heinrich Rommelfanger

 

Rasmus Fonseca

Game Theory, Mathematical Economics

Experimental Economics and Game Theory 

Ulrike Leopold-Wildburger

 

Stefan Pickl

Dynamical Systems and Game Theory

Alberto A. Pinto

Cooperative Game Theory

Mariana Rodica Branzei

 

Sirma Zeynep Alparslan-Gök

Iterative Methods for Economic Models

Adriana Gnudi

Elisabetta Allevi

Igor Konnov

Location, Logistics, Transportation, Traffic

Vehicle Routing

Jean-François Cordeau

 

Stefan Ropke

Location Analysis

Stefan Nickel

Francisco Saldanha-da-Gama

 

Alfredo Marín

Transportation and Logistics

Maurizio Bielli

Maritime Logistics

Marielle Christiansen

Facility Logistics

René de Koster

Container Terminal Operations

Ceyda Oguz

Transportation Planning

Herbert Kopfer

 

Knut Haase

Public Transport

Leo Kroon

Anita Schöbel

Metaheuristics

Metaheuristics

Marc Sevaux

Kenneth Sorensen

Andreas Reinholz

Multiple Criteria Decision Making and Optimization

Analytic Hierarchy Processes, Analytic Network Processes

Josef Jablonsky

 

Y. Ilker Topcu

Multi-Objective Optimization

José Rui Figueira

Jacques Teghem

 

Kathrin Klamroth

MCDA I: New Approaches and Applications

Salvatore Greco

 

Bernard Roy

MCDA II: Axiomatic Basis, Meaningfulness, and other Issues

José Rui Figueira

 

Denis Bouyssou

Preference Learning

Roman Slowinski

OR Education, History, Ethics

OR/MS: Beyond Mathematics

Heiner Müller-Merbach

OR and Ethics

Fred Wenstøp

EJOR

Roman Slowinski

Teaching OR/MS

Maria Antónia Carravilla

OR in Health & Life Sciences

Methodology of Societal Complexity

Dorien DeTombe

Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and Medicine

Jacek Blazewicz

Metin Turkay

 

Giovanni Felici

Health Care Management

Marion Rauner

Stefan Nickel

Teresa Melo

Sally Brailsford

OR in Industry and Software for OR

Software for OR/MS

Robert Fourer

 

Bjarni Kristjansson

IBM Research Applications

Eleni Pratsini

OR in Sports

Michael Trick

 

Sigrid Knust

Demand and Supply in Consumer Goods and Retailing

Heinrich Kuhn

 

Winfried Steiner

 

Rob Broekmeulen

OR Applications in Industry

Jens Wollenweber

 

Geir Hasle

Engineering Optimization

Moritz Diehl

 

Volker Schulz

OR and Real Implementations

Hans-Jürgen Zimmermann

Istvan Maros

OR in Natural Resources

OR in Agriculture and Forest Management

Lluis Pla Aragones

 

Manfred Gronalt

OR in Fisheries, Maritime Sciences and Related Aspects

Pall Jensson

OR in Water Management

Halil Önder

OR in the Oil Sector

Irina Dolgopolova

OR for Development and Developing Countries

OR for Development and Developing Countries

Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber

Honora Smith

Leroy White

 

Hans W. Ittmann

Education, and Social Policy

Hanife Akar

OR for Sustainable Development

Leonidas Sakalauskas

Edmundas Zavadskas

Tatjana Vilutiene

 

Vida Maliene

Sustainable Living: Cognitive, Social, Economical, Ecological and World View

Ali Gökmen

Inci Gökmen

Chandra Sekhar Pedamallu

 

Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber

Optimization for Sustainable Development

Nora Touati Moungla

Vincent Jost

Production Management & Supply Chain Management 

Cutting and Packing

José Fernando Oliveira

 

A. Miguel Gomes

Supply Chain Planning

Moritz Fleischmann

 

Herbert Meyr

Inventory Management

Dolores Romero-Morales

Lot-sizing and Scheduling, Economic Order Quantity

Anders Segerstedt

Christian Almeder

 

Bernardo Almada-Lobo

Efficiency and Productivity Analysis

Meryem Duygun Fethi

Ana Camanho

Vania Sena

Revenue Management & Managerial Accounting

Revenue Management

Houyuan Jiang

 

Ayse Kocabiyikoglu

Scheduling, Time Tabling & Project Management

Realistic Production Scheduling

Ruben Ruiz

Timetabling and Rostering

Dario Landa-Silva

Scheduling

Vitaly Strusevich

 

Jean-Charles Billaut

Scheduling under Resource Constraints

Jan Weglarz

 

Joanna Jozefowska

Project Management and Scheduling

Erwin Pesch

Simulation & Stochastic Programming and Modelling

Stochastic Programming 1

Rüdiger Schultz

Stochastic Programming 2

Andras Prekopa

 

Tamas Szantai

Stochastic Modeling and Simulation

Erik Kropat

 

Zeev Volkovich

Stochastic Models for Service Operations

Ger Koole

Soft OR and Problem Structuring Methods

Soft OR and Problem Structuring Methods

John Mingers

Facilitated Modelling in OR

Gilberto Montibeller

 

L. Alberto Franco

Telecommunication & Networks

Network Optimization

Bernard Fortz

Luis Gouveia


Stream: Computational and Modeling Tools for Decision-Making under Uncertainty and for Combinatorial Optimization

The stream is looking for abstracts presenting advances in computational and modeling tools for complex optimization applications. Of particular interest are contributions in constraint programming, hybrid optimization, optimization under uncertainty, modeling languages and optimization systems, the integration of optimization and simulation, as well as innovative applications of such techniques.


Stream: Cutting and Packing

Contributions dealing with any aspect of the Cutting and Packing problems formulation, resolution or application are welcomed. This includes theoretical achievements, algorithms development and real-world implementations. Different problems, related with Cutting and Packing, are also welcomed.

Typical, but not exclusive, topics of interest are:

  • One-Dimensional Problems
  • Two-Dimensional Rectangular Problems
  • Nesting and Irregular Shapes Packing
  • Three-Dimensional Packing
  • Bin-Packing
  • Container Loading
  • Problem Generators and Benchmarks
  • Additional Objectives and Constraints in C&P
  • Typologies
  • Industrial applications

Stream: Data Mining in Early Warning Systems

We would like to invite all researchers, academicians, practitioners, as well as students interested in data mining (DM) and its applications in the development of early warning systems (EWSs) to participate in the conference and to present their papers in the sessions dedicated to these topics.

About DM in EWSs: Development of more effective EWSs for various applications have been possible during the past decade due to advancements in information, detection, data mining (DM) and surveillance technologies. These application areas include economy, banking, finance, health care, bioinformatics, production and service delivery, quality management, hazard and crime prevention and minimization of other social risks involving the environment, administrations, politics and human rights.

Typical applications of DM are observed in management of risks in economy, banking and financial operations, such as economic crisis prediction and fraud detection based on historical data about the economy or banking/financial operations and customers.

Environmental, public health and disaster monitoring systems use surveillance technologies such as remote sensing (satellite imaging) and the data collected are analyzed by DM approaches for early warnings. Several EWSs for health and infectious disease control exist that make more and more use of DM methods. Similarly, EWS applications and attempts are observed in the literature and in practice for network security, intelligence, protection against natural or man-made hazards, risks from poor product quality or competitors threats, and so on.

There is a need to develop many others and improve the existing ones for detecting important economic and social risks including hungers, epidemics, crimes, child abuses, unemployment, ethnic conflicts and environmental disasters.


Stream: Decision Support Systems

We would like to invite you: researchers, practitioners, as well as students working in the areas of decision making, analysis and decision support to participate at this Conference and to submit your work to this stream. Topics concerning the areas listed below are of particular interest in this stream:

  • Models for Decision Making & Decision Analysis;
  • Network-based Collaboration Decision Systems;
  • New Methodologies and Technology in Group Decision Making;
  • Knowledge Management as a Collaboration Model;
  • Applications in Decision Making & Decision Analysis.

Stream: Facilitated Modelling in OR

The stream welcomes contributions from researchers and practitioners engaged in the development and/or use of facilitated modelling approaches to organisational intervention.

We define Facilitated Modelling as an approach to modelling where the operational researcher works both as an analyst and as a facilitator throughout the intervention, from helping the client to structure and define the nature of the problem situation of interest, to supporting the evaluation of priorities and development of plans for subsequent implementation.

Presentations of particular interest may include, but are not limited to:

  • The process of facilitated modelling,
  • Facilitation skills for problem structuring, decision analysis, and systems interventions,
  • Computer support technology for facilitated modelling workshops,
  • Novel applications of facilitated modelling,
  • Evaluation of facilitated modelling interventions,
  • Inter-disciplinary research into facilitated modelling
  • Best practice guidelines for undertaking facilitated modelling interventions.

Invited sessions within the stream include:

  • Facilitated Decision Analysis,
  • Researching Facilitated Modelling,
  • Facilitated Simulation.

Stream: Long Term Planning in Energy, Environment and Climate

The aim of the stream will be to present and discuss modeling approaches for various systems (e.g., climate, agriculture, forestry, energy, water) with the emphasis on their mathematical structures or on some specific results.

We would be glad to invite you to apply for the following invited sessions:

  • Mathematical models for energy and environment;
  • Energy and technological system issues;
  • Meeting the targets: policy and measures.

Stream: Methodology of Societal Complexity

Methodology of Societal Complexity focuses on methods and tools for handling complex societal problems. Handling means analyzing, structuring, guiding and evaluating complex societal problems. Complex societal problems are often policy problems that can occur in many fields, like in the agro-industry (mad-cow disease, BSE; foot- and mouth disease; fowl plague, birds flu, Q-fever), in the transportation sector, in healthcare (malaria, HIV/Aids, Sars, flu), in Water affairs, economy (credit crisis) and global safety. It focuses also on handling local safety problems like large city issues and natural disasters as flood and hurricanes as well as global safety problems like war, terrorism. Although many of these issues have a different cause, they have so much in comment that they can be approached in the same way.

Complex societal problems as such, are unstructured, dynamical and constantly changing and have a large impact on society on macro, meso and on micro level.

Handling complex societal problems needs a special multi-disciplinary approach. The content knowledge comes from content experts. The process knowledge comes from facilitators. The attention of the research group is on the methods and tools facilitators need for supporting these kinds of problems. The facilitators use methods specially created for the field of societal problems combined with methods and insights derived from their original field like medicine, law, economics, societal sciences, methodology, mathematics, computer sciences, technology, engineering sciences, chaos theory and operational research. Often a combination of methods is needed. In this way the field uses all kind of methods from social sciences and operational research. An often-used approach is simulation.


Stream: OR in Fisheries, Maritime Sciences and Related Aspects

We would like to invite all researchers, academicians, practitioners, as well as students interested in fisheries and related aspects from food engineering, logistics, decision making, ecology, and politics, etc., to participate in the conference and to present their papers in the sessions dedicated to these topics.


Stream: OR for Development and Developing Countries

The stream welcomes contributions from researchers and practitioners that address all aspects of OR in the context of a developing country.


Stream: Demand, Pricing, and Revenue Management

The intention of the stream is not only to address classical topics in Revenue Management such as capacity control, but to examine the field from a broader perspective including, e.g., product line selection & pricing, dynamic pricing, or customer relationship management.


Stream: System Dynamics Modeling

The general purpose of this stream is to bring together contributions about the modelling of complex systems, based on the System Dynamics methodology.

Contributions from the fields of organization and management, engineering, economics, sociology, and ecology are particularly welcome.


Stream: Teaching OR/MS

We would like to invite you to present your educational experiences and successes in Teaching OR/MS within this stream. All the contributions are most welcome.

Some ideas for topics that could be addressed are:

  • Computational Tools in OR Education;
  • Use of Open-Source Software in OR Education;
  • Using Games in OR Education;
  • Undergraduate Education in Operations Research

Stream: Young People for System Theory, Optimization and Education

The stream will raise questions of involving youth into scientific activities and their participation in various scientific projects. We welcome to our stream scientist that organize work with youth as well as young people who are interested in science and do research activities. We will focus on the exchange of experience and search of new ideas in organization of scientific projects.

You are welcomed to submit abstracts to the following sessions within the stream:

  • Involving youth into scientific projects;
  • for popularization of science;
  • OR in educational problems and systems.

Topics of interest include:

  • Sustainable living and sustainable development fostered by the youth,
  • OR methods for improvement of living conditions in emerging and developing countries,
  • The OR community supporting democratic decision making processes,
  • Summerschools in Kiev: OR as a key technology in education and research, http://summerschool.ssa.org.ua/
  • Initiatives, exchange and efforts on establishing a national OR Society.

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