Programme of EUROPT-2012

WEDNESDAY,    July 4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Day of arrival 

17:00-18:00

The meeting point at the State Studies Foundation, Goštauto str. 12A, Vilnius

21:00-22:00

Arrival to Šiauliai. Registration to the conference and checking-in at the accommodation places.

 THURSDAY,   July5                                                                                                                 

8:00-9:00

Registration at Šiauliai University library building, Vytauto str. 84, Šiauliai

9:00-10:00

Breakfast (for hostel residents only, at the University canteen, P. Višinskio str. 25, Šiauliai)

Plenary Session I. (Room 205) Chair: Prof. Gerhard Wilhelm Weber (Middle East Technical University, Turkey)

10:00-10:15

Opening of the conference

10:15-11:00

Invited speaker

 Global Optimality Conditions in Non-Convex Optimization

Prof. Panos M. Pardalos (USA)

11:00-11:45

Invited speaker

Linear Programming with Linear Complementarity Constraints

Prof. Joaquim Joao Judice (Portugal)                       

11:45-12:10

Coffee break

Parallel Sessions

 

Parallel Session T1 (Room 205)

Parallel Session T2 (Room 413)

 

Local Nonlinear Optimization

 

Multi-objective Optimization

Chair:

Prof. Laura Palagi (Italy)

Chair:

Prof. Julius Žilinskas (Lithuania)

12:10-12:30

On damped Gauss-Newton Type Methods for Parameter Identification


 Otu Vaarmann, Inga Kangro (Estonia)

PAINT: Approximation through Interpolation in Nonconvex Multiobjective Optimization

Markus Hartikainen (Finland)

12:30-12:50

Second-order Conditions for a Class of Nonsmooth Programs

 

Helmut Gfrerer (Austria)

Comparing the Optimality Conditions obtained for a Constrained  Vector Optimization Problem via Different Scalarizations

 Emilia-Loredana Pop (Romania)

12:50-13:10

Convex Quadratic Optimization is Universal in Nonlinear Optimization

 Harald Guenzel (Germany)

A Market-making Algorithm using Martingale based Models and Multi-objective Continuous Optimization

Comes Calin-Adrian (Romania)

13:10-13:30

Polyak’s Accelerated Subgradient Method

Petro Stetsyuk (Ukraine)

Parametric abstract Pareto Optimization

 Marcel Bogdan (Romania)


14:00-15:00

Lunch (shopping centre "Saulės miestas", cafe "Čili pica" (2nd floor), Tilžės str. 109 , Šiauliai)

Parallel Sessions

 

Parallel Session T3 (Room 205)

Parallel Session T4 (Room 413)

 

Global Nonlinear Optimization

 

Optimization in Industry, Business and Finance 

Chair:

Prof. Panos M. Pardalos (USA)

Chair:

Prof. Otu Vaarman (Estonia)

15:00-15:20

Subgradient Methods in Nonconvex Nonsmooth Optimization

 

Adil Bagirov (Australia) 

Modeling and Solving a Technology Transfer Problem

Oana Bode (Romania)

15:20-15:40

On Simplicial Partitions in Global Optimization

 

Julius Žilinskas (Lithuania)

Continuous Nonlinear Programming Solution for a Preventive Maintenance Scheduling Problem

Joao Lauro D. Faco (Brazil)

15:40-16:00

Heuristic Bayesian Method for Global Optimization

 

Vaida Bartkutė-Norkūnienė (Lithuania)

Innovative Approach to Business in Risk Management

Ozioma Michael Ejiofor (Ukraine)

16:00-16:20

Extrapolation by Distance Matrices for Experimental Design and Global Optimization

Leonidas Sakalauskas (Lithuania)

Model-driven DSS for Economic Reforms during Transition

Oleksandr Pylypovskyi, Ludmilla Koshlai, Petro Stetsyuk (Ukraine)


16:20-16:40

Coffee break

Parallel Sessions

 

Parallel Session T5 (Room 205)

Parallel Session T6 (Room 413)

 

Applications of Continuous Optimization to Combinatorial Problems

 

Optimization in Industry, Business and Finance II

Chair:

Prof. Joaquim Joao Judice (Portugal)

Chair:

Prof. Joao Lauro D. Faco' (Brazil)

16:40-17:00

Quadratic Integer Minimization by Ellipsoidal Relaxations

  

Laura Palagi (Italy)

On Stochastic Hybrid Dynamical Systems in Science and Finance: Continuous and Discrete; Their Modelling; Optimization and Control

Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber (Turkey)

17:00-17:20

Symmetry reduction in approximation hierarchies for combinatorial problems

 Cristian Dobre (Netherlands)

Ball Motion inside Symmetric Surfaces; described by using special diagrams.

Lina Otradnova (Russia)

17:20-17:40

Performance Analysis of Partial Use of Local Optimization Operator on Genetic Algorithm for TSP

 

Milan Djordjevic (Slovenia)

Three-Dimensional continuous Lotka-Volterra model with application in Financial Systems

Comes Calin-Adrian (Romania)

17:40-18:00

Using the multiple intelligence application as a new method to solve the Instructor-student combinatorial assignment problem at the pilot training

 

Engin Abdan (Turkey)

Policy Iteration Methods for Markov Decision Problems

Adewoye Olabode, Nwozo Chukwuma (Nigeria)

18:00-22:00

The get-together party (Countryside tourism homestead "Ąžuolų slėnis", departure from the parking lot outside the University building, P. Višinskio str. 25).

  

FRIDAY,   July 6                                                                                                                                                

 

9:00-10:00

Breakfast (for hostels residents only, at the University canteen, P. Višinskio str. 25, Šiauliai)

Plenary Session I. (Room 205)  Chair: Prof. Adil Bagirov (Australia)

10:00-10:45

Invited lecture

Hyperbolic Smoothing Method: A Novel Approach for Solving Clustering Problems

Prof. Adilson Xavier (Brazil)

10:45-11:30

Invited lecture

L_1 problems in Control

Prof. Boris T. Polyak (Russia)

11:30-12:00

Coffee break

Parallel Sessions

 

Parallel Session F1 (Room 205)

Parallel Session F2 (Room 413)

 

Nonlinear Optimization

 

Optimization in Data Mining

Chair:

Dr. Vaida Bartkutė-Norkūnienė (Lithuania)

Chair:

Prof. Boris T. Polyak (Russia)

12:00-12:20

Multi-Threaded Genetic Algorithm for Escaping Local Optima

Mario Pavone (Italy)

Convex Quadratic Programming Algorithms for Minimization of Stress Function with City-block Distances in Multidimensional Scaling

Nerijus Galiauskas, Julius Žilinskas (Lithuania)

12:20-12:40

Oblique Projections; Broyden Restricted Class and Limited-Memory Quasi-Newton Methods

 

Andrzej Stachurski (Poland)

Using the k-nearest Neighbors Method for Pricing Insurance Policies

Raul Kangro (Estonia)

12:40-13:00

Composition of Software Services using Simulated Annealing and Variable Neighborhood Search Algorithm


Vaidas Giedrimas (
Lithuania)

New Architecture of Artificial Neural Network for Multidimensional Data Visualization

Gintautas Dzemyda, Laura Ringiene (Lithuania)

13:00-13:20

Convex Extension of Discrete-Convex Functions and Applications in Discrete Optimization

Tiit Riismaa (Estonia)

NNLS Methods Applied to the Non-Negative Matrix Factorization Problem

 

Arnaud Vandaele (Belgium)

13:20-14:20

Lunch

Parallel Sessions

 

Parallel Session F3 (Room 205)

Parallel Session F4 (Room 413)

 

Conic Optimization and Semi-definite Programming

 

Analysis and Engineering of Algorithms

Chair:

Dr. Shunsuke Hayashi (Japan)

Chair:

Prof. Shpirko Sergey (Russia)

14:20-14:40

On the CP-rank and the Minimal CP Factorization

 

  Werner Schachinger, Immanuel Bomze (Austria)

Two-stage Stochastic Linear Programming with Recourse by Series of Monte-Carlo

 

Kęstutis Žilinskas (Lithuania)

14:40-15:00

On Gaps and Dots - Duality and Attainability in Copositive Optimization

 

Immanuel Bomze, Werner Schachinger (Austria)

Risk Aversion Optimization by Monte-Carlo Method

 

Valerijonas Dumskis , Leonidas Sakalauskas (Lithuania)

15:00-15:20

A Smoothing SQP Method for Mathematical Programs with Second-Order Cone Complementarity Constraints

 

Shunsuke Hayashi (Japan)

Method of Real-Time Measurement of Self-Similarity of Network Traffic

 

Liudas Kaklauskas (Lithuania)

 

15:20-15:40

Revisiting the Construction of Gap Functions for Equilibrium Problems via Conjugate Duality

Liana Cioban (Romania)

Productivity Index for Decision Making Units with Two-Stage Structure and Bounded Data

Mohammad Pouryousef (Iran)

15:40-16:00

Coffee break

Parallel Sessions

 

Parallel Session F5 (Room 205)

 

 

Semi-infinite Optimization

 

Chair:

Prof. Immanuel Bomze (Austria)

 

16:00-16:20

Semi-infinite Optimization Problems and their Approximations

 

Augusta Ratiu (Romania)

 

16:20-16:40

Primal-dual Subgradient Method for Huge-scale Conic Problems and it’s application to Structural Design

Sergey Shpirko (Russia)

 

16:40-17:00

On a Constructive Approach to Optimality Conditions for Convex SIP Problems with Polyhedral Index Sets

 

Tatiana Tchemisova (Portugal)

 

17:00-17:20

Qualification Conditions for Non-Differentiable Semi-Infinite Programming Problems

Nader Kanzi (Iran)

 

17:20-17:40

A Cutting Plane Algorithm for Solving Fuzzy Semi-Infinite Linear Programming

Somayeh Khosravi (Iran)

 

18:00-22:00

The conference dinner - banquet (Guest house "Dvarkiemis", departure from the parking lot outside the University building, P. Višinskio str. 25, Šiauliai).

 

SATURDAY,  July 7                                                                                                                         

8:00-9:00

Breakfast (for hostels residents only. at the University canteen, P. Višinskio str. 25, Šiauliai)

9:00-9:30

Closing of the conference (Room 205).

 

10:00

The excursion to the Hill of Crosses (departure from the parking lot outside the University building, P. Višinskio str. 25, Šiauliai)

 

 

 

Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of Vilnius university, Vilnius, Lithuania
iauliai University, iauliai, Lithuania
The Continuous Optimization Working Group of EURO
The Association of European Operational Research Societies
Lithuanian operational reserch society