Seminars held in 2006

ERGO Optimization day: Tuesday 7 March 2006 at 12.00 and 16.00, JCMB 5215 and JCMB 3317 Roger Fletcher FRS (University of Dundee and University of Edinburgh) A concise review of methods and theory for nonlinear optimization and systems
ERGO Optimization day: Tuesday 7 March 2006 at 14.30, JCMB Lecture Theatre B Luca Bergamaschi, Angeles Martínez (University of Padova, Italy) Quasi-Newton preconditioners for the inexact Newton method
Wednesday 12 April 2006 at 15.30, JCMB 5327 Maria D. Gonzalez-Lima (Simón Bolívar University, Venezuela) A primal-dual interior-point algorithm for quadratic programming.
Friday 12 May 2006 at 10.00, JCMB 6206 Josep Ramon Herrero (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona) Sparse hypermatrix Cholesky: customization for high performance.
ERGO Optimization day: Tuesday 13 June 2006 at 14.00, JCMB 5327 Julian Hall (University of Edinburgh) Parallel matrix inversion for the revised simplex method: a study
ERGO Optimization day: Tuesday 13 June 2006 at 15.30, JCMB 5327 Marco Colombo (University of Edinburgh) A new strategy to start interior point methods for stochastic linear programming problems
ERGO Optimization day: Wednesday 14 June 2006 at 11.15, JCMB 5327 Kristian Woodsend (University of Edinburgh) SVM optimization as a separable QP
Wednesday 11 October 2006 at 13.00, JCMB 6203 Emmanuel Fragnière (Haute Ecole de Gestion of Geneva and University of Bath) The pricing of knowledge-based services: insights from the environmental sciences
Wednesday 18 October 2006 at 15.30, JCMB 5327 Victor DeMiguel (London Business School) Portfolio selection with robust estimates of risk
Wednesday 15 November 2006 at 15.30, JCMB 5327 Sue Dollar (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory) Iterative algebra for constrained optimization
Wednesday 22 November 2006 at 15.30, JCMB 5327 Natalia Issaeva (University of Edinburgh) Forecasting total cost of electricity generation
Thursday 30 November 2006 at 11.00, JCMB 4311 Bill Morton (University of Edinburgh) Nonlinear programming with regularisation of active bounds
Wednesday 6 December 2006 at 15.30, JCMB 6324 Nick Radcliffe (Portrait Quadstone and University of Edinburgh) Optimal targeting through uplift modelling

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