Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1461489873
  • ISBN-13: 9781461489870
  • DDC: 519.6
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 136 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This volume contains a selection of contributions that were presented at the Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications Conference (MOPTA) held at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA on July 30-August 1, 2012. The conference brought together a diverse group of researchers and practitioners, working on both theoretical and practical aspects of continuous or discrete optimization. Topics presented included algorithms for solving convex, network, mixed-integer, nonlinear, and global optimization problems, and addressed the application of optimization techniques in finance, logistics, health, and other important fields. The contributions contained in this volume represent a sample of these topics and applications and illustrate the broad diversity of ideas discussed at the meeting.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Recent Progress in Modeling Unit Commitment Problems.
2: Portfolio Optimization with Combinatorial and Downside Return Constraints.
3: An Initialization Strategy for High-Dimensional Surrogate-Based Expensive Black-Box Optimization.
4: Smoothing and Regularization for Mixed-Integer Second-Order Cone Programming with Applications in Portfolio Optimization.
5: The Duality Between the Perceptron Algorithm and the von Neumann Algorithm.