Seminars held in 2008

Wednesday 23 January 2008 at 16.00, JCMB 3218 Ilkay Boduroglu (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey) Scalable parallel simplex algorithms for block-structured linear programming problems
Friday 15 February 2008 at 15.30, JCMB 5326 Tamás Terlaky (McMaster University, Canada) Diameter and curvature: the Hirsh Conjecture and its relatives
Wednesday 20 February 2008 at 15.30, JCMB 3218 Andreas Grothey (University of Edinburgh) Unblocking interior point warmstarts by sensitivity analysis
Tuesday 26 February 2008 at 13.00, Alrick Building Seminar Room D/E Narcís Nabona (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona) Kernel model for medium-term planning in an electricity market with bilateral contracts
Wednesday 27 February 2008 at 15.30, JCMB 5327 Kristian Woodsend (University of Edinburgh) A structure-conveying modelling language for mathematical programming
Friday 7 March 2008 at 14.00, JCMB 5326 Ya-xiang Yuan (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing) Distance geometry problem for protein modeling via geometric buildup
Tuesday 18 March 2008 at 11.00, JCMB 6309 Andy Wathen (University of Oxford) Preconditioning for self-adjointness
Wednesday 16 April 2008 at 15.30, JCMB 6206 Raphael Hauser (University of Oxford) Cancelled
Wednesday 30 April 2008 at 15.30, JCMB 6206 Michael J.D. Powell FRS (University of Cambridge) The unimportance of theory in the development of optimization algorithms
Wednesday 14 May 2008 at 15.30, JCMB 6206 John Hooker (Carnegie Mellon, USA) A tour of modeling techniques
Thursday 7 August 2008 at 15.00, JCMB 5215 Tim Payne (Met Office) Data assimilation from a meterological perspective
Wednesday 27 August 2008 at 15.30, JCMB 5215 Yinyu Ye (Stanford University, USA) Semidefinite programming, graph realization, and sensor network localization
Tuesday 9 September 2008 at 15.00, JCMB 5327 Adela Pagès (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona) Warm-starts of interior-point methods in DC programming
Wednesday 1 October 2008 at 15.00, JCMB 6206 Jaroslav Broz (HPC-Europa visitor, Czech Technical University, Prague) Finite element tearing and interconnecting method
Wednesday 8 October 2008 at 15.30, JCMB 6206 Etienne de Klerk (Tilburg University, The Netherlands) On semidefinite programming relaxations of the travelling salesman problem
Wednesday 15 October 2008 at 15.30, JCMB 6206 Alexander McNeil (Heriot-Watt University) A new perspective on Archimedean copulas
Thursday 30 October 2008 at 15.30, JCMB 5215 Raphael Hauser (University of Oxford) Robust portfolio optimization with structured uncertainty sets
Friday 7 November 2008 at 16.10, JCMB 5215 Simon Tett (Geosciences, University of Edinburgh) Introduction to climate modelling
Wednesday 12 November 2008 at 15.30, JCMB 6206 Jonathan Hogg (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and University of Edinburgh) Mixed precision solution of linear systems
Wednesday 19 November 2008 at 15.30, JCMB 6206 L. Angela Mihai (University of Cambridge) An adaptive multi-scale computational strategy for large-scale muti-body contact problems
Thursday 20 November 2008 at 16.00, JCMB Lecture Theatre C Vidar Gunnerud (NTNU, Norway) Real time production optimization in upstream petroleum production applied to the Troll West oil rim
Wednesday 26 November 2008 at 15.00, JCMB 6206 Michal Kočvara (University of Birmingham) Solving nonlinear semidefinite programming problems by PENNON
Friday 28 November 2008 at 16.15, JCMB 6206 Ju-Yi Yen (Vanderbilt University, USA) Asset allocation with non-Gaussian factors and exponential utilities

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