Optimization Online Digest — February 2006
Applications — Science and Engineering
Spectral Bounds for Sparse PCA: Exact & Greedy Algorithms
Baback Moghaddam, Yair Weiss, Shai Avidan
Infinite Dimensional Optimization
Numerical Experiments with universal barrier functions
Leonid Faybusovich, Thanasak Moutonglang, Takashi Tsuchiya
Integer Programming
A Feasibility Pump for Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programs
Pierre Bonami, Gérard Cornuéjols, Andrea Lodi, Francois Margot
Linear, Cone and Semidefinite Programming
Central Paths in Semidefinite Programming, Generalized Proximal Point Method and Cauchy Trajectories in Riemannian Manifolds
J. X. da Cruz Neto, O. P. Ferreira, P. R. Oliveira, R. C. M. Silva
An extension of the standard polynomialtime primaldual pathfollowing algorithm to the weighted determinant maximization problem with semidefinite constraints
Takashi Tsuchiya, Yu Xia
Algebraic Tail Decay of Condition Numbers for Random Conic Systems under a General Family of Input Distributions
Raphael Hauser, Tobias Muller
Nonlinear Optimization
Secondorder convergence properties of trustregion methods using incomplete curvature information, with an application to multigrid optimization
Serge Gratton, Annick Sartenaer, Philippe Toint
A local convergence property of primaldual methods for nonlinear programming
Paul Armand, Joël Benoist
Optimization Software and Modeling Systems
Benchmark of Some Nonsmooth Optimization Solvers for Computing Nonconvex Proximal Points
Warren Hare, Claudia Sagastizabal
Robust Optimization
A Robust Optimization Framework for Analyzing Distribution Systems with Transshipment
Melvyn Sim, Chou Mabel , Rick So
A Tractable Approximation of Stochastic Programming via Robust Programming
Melvyn Sim, Xin Chen, Jiawei Zhang, Sun Peng
Stochastic Programming
Smooth minimization of twostage stochastic linear programs
Shabbir Ahmed
