Seminars held in 2014

Wednesday 29 January 2014 at 15.30, JCMB 6206 John Pearson (University of Edinburgh) Fast solvers for PDE-constrained optimization
Wednesday 5 February 2014 at 15.30, JCMB 6206 Tuomo Valkonen (University of Cambridge) Extension of the Chambolle-Pock method to non-linear operators. Applications to MRI
Wednesday 12 February 2014 at 16.15, JCMB 6206 Andrea Lodi (University of Bologna) Indicator constraints in mixed-integer programming
Wednesday 26 February 2014 at 15.30, JCMB 6206 Belén Martín-Barragán (Business School, University of Edinburgh) A nested heuristic for model selection in support vector machines
Wednesday 5 March 2014 at 15.30, JCMB 6206 Zheng Qu (University of Edinburgh) Max-plus numerical methods for Hamilton-Jacobi equations: attenuation of the curse of dimensionality
Friday 14 March 2014 at 13.00, JCMB 5215 Jörg Fliege (University of Southampton) On robust multiobjective optimisation
Wednesday 26 March 2014 at 15.30, JCMB 6206 Maurizio Tomasella (Business School, University of Edinburgh) The 'OR' in AirpORts
Wednesday 30 April 2014 at 13.00, JCMB 4312 Petros Drineas (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) Randomized algorithms for numerical linear algebra
Monday 9 June 2014 at 15.30, JCMB 6301 Cédric Archambeau (Amazon Berlin and University College London) ML @ Amazon
Wednesday 25 June 2014 at 13.30, JCMB 6206 Ion Necoara (University of Bucharest) Random coordinate descent methods for large scale problems
Monday 30 June 2014 at 10.00, JCMB 4312 Bjørn Nygreen (NTNU, Norway) Service deployment in cloud data centres: problem specification and solution methods
Wednesday 20 August 2014 at 15.00, JCMB 6206 Nathan Srebro (Technion / TTI Chicago / University of Chicago) Distributed stochastic optimization
Wednesday 17 September 2014 at 15.00, JCMB 6206 Janez Povh (School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Finland) Sum of hermitian squares decompositions of non-commutative polynomials
Wednesday 22 October 2014 at 15.00, JCMB 6206 Werner Römisch (Humboldt University, Berlin) Quasi-Monte Carlo methods for two-stage stochastic programs
Wednesday 29 October 2014 at 15.00, JCMB 6206 Ashwin Arulselvan (University of Strathclyde) On the geometric rank of the matching polytope
Wednesday 5 November 2014 at 15.00, JCMB 6206 Laureano Escudero (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid) On scenario cluster Lagrangean decomposition in multistage stochastic mixed 0-1 problems and risk management
Wednesday 19 November 2014 at 15.00, JCMB 6206 Mahdi Doostmohammadi (Management Science, University of Strathclyde) Application of polyhedral theory and cutting planes method to solving complex inventory problems
Friday 12 December 2014 at 14.00, JCMB 6206 Margherita Porcelli (University of Bologna) New preconditioners for Newton type methods in the solution of optimal control problems with bound constraints

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