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Optimization Online Digest — October 2006

Applications — OR and Management Sciences

A Heuristic Approach for Big Bucket Production Planning Problems
Kerem Akartunali, Andrew J. Miller

A hybrid heuristic for the constrained two-dimensional non-guillotine orthogonal cutting problem
José F. Gonçalves, Mauricio G. C. Resende

Consistency of robust portfolio estimators
Katrin Schöttle, Ralf Werner

An integer programming approach to the OSPF weight setting problem
Amandeep Parmar, Shabbir Ahmed, Joel Sokol

What Multistage Stochastic Programming Can Do for Network Revenue Management
Victor DeMiguel, Nishant Mishra

GRASP with path-relinking for network migration scheduling
Diogo V. Andrade, Mauricio G. C. Resende

Applications — Science and Engineering

A Penalized Trimmed Squares Method for Deleting Outliers in Robust Regression
George Zioutas, Antonis Avramidis, Leonidas Pitsoulis

Iterative Solution Methods for Beam Angle and Fluence Map Optimization in Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Planning
Gino J. Lim, Jaewon Choi, Radhe Mohan

Computing nonnegative tensor factorizations
Michael P. Friedlander, Kathrin Hatz

A continuous GRASP to determine the relationship between drugs and adverse reactions
M. J. Hirsch, C. N. Meneses, P. M. Pardalos, M. A. Ragle, M. G. C. Resende

Combinatorial Optimization

Polyhedral combinatorics of a resource-constrained ordering problem part I: on the partial linear ordering polytope
Renaud Sirdey, Hervé Kerivin

Polyhedral combinatorics of a resource-constrained ordering problem part II: on the process move program polytope
Hervé Kerivin, Renaud Sirdey

New descriptions of the Lovász number and a Brooks-type theorem
Ujvári Miklós

Copositive and Semidefinite Relaxations of the Quadratic Assignment Problem
Janez Povh, Franz Rendl

Convex and Nonsmooth Optimization

Lyusternik theorem and regularity of collections of sets
Andrei V. Dmitruk, Alexander Ya. Kruger

A New Class of Interior Proximal Methods for Optimization over the Positive Orthant
Sissy da S. Souza, P. Roberto Oliveira

Integer Programming

Lookahead Branching for Mixed Integer Programming
Wasu Glankwamdee, Jeff Linderoth

On the complexity of cutting plane proofs using split cuts
Sanjeeb Dash

Approximate formulations for 0-1 knapsack sets
Daniel Bienstock

Linear, Cone and Semidefinite Programming

On the Second-Order Feasibility Cone: Primal-Dual Representation and Efficient Projection
Alexandre Belloni, Robert M. Freund

An Efficient Re-scaled Perceptron Algorithm for Conic Systems
Alexandre Belloni, Robert M. Freund, Santosh Vempala

A Simpler and Tighter Redundant Klee-Minty Construction
Eissa Nematollahi, Tamas Terlaky

On the Copositive Representation of Binary and Continuous Nonconvex Quadratic Programs
Samuel Burer

A Matrix-lifting Semidefinite Relaxation for the Quadratic Assignment Problem
Yichuan Ding, Henry Wolkowicz

Semidefinite programming, multivariate orthogonal polynomials, and codes in spherical caps
Christine Bachoc, Frank Vallentin

Nonlinear Optimization

A Brief History of Filter Methods
R Fletcher, S. Leyffer, Ph. L. Toint

Simplex-type algorithm for optimizing a pseudolinear quadratic fractional function over a polytope
Ujvári Miklós

Global Convergence of General Derivative-Free Trust-Region Algorithms to First and Second Order Critical Points
A. R. Conn, K. Scheinberg, L. N. Vicente

Using Simplex Gradients of Nonsmooth Functions in Direct Search Methods
A. L. Custódio, J. E. Dennis, L. N. Vicente

Robust Optimization

On Safe Tractable Approximations of Chance Constrained Linear Matrix Inequalities
Aharon Ben-Tal, Arkadi Nemirovski

Stochastic Programming

Asymptotics of minimax stochastic programs
Alexander Shapiro

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