Optimization Online Digest — March 2007
Applications — OR and Management Sciences
Emodel for Transportation Problem of Linear Stochastic Fractional Programming
V Charles
Competitive location under timevarying demand
Emilio Carrizosa, José F. Gordillo, Dolores R. SantosPeñate
Recruiting Suppliers for Reverse Production Systems: an MDP Heuristics Approach
Wuthichai Wongthatsanekorn, Matthew Realff, Jane Ammons
Pricing A Class of Multiasset Options using Information on Smaller Subsets of Assets
Karthik Natarajan
REVERSEENGINEERING COUNTRY RISK RATINGS: COMBINATORIAL NONRECURSIVE MODEL
Peter L. Hammer, Alexander Kogan, Miguel A. Lejeune
An estimationfree, robust CVaR portfolio allocation model
Carlos Jabbour, Javier F. Pena, Juan C. Vera, Luis F. Zuluaga
Efficiency of Maximum Likelihood Estimators under Different Censored Sampling Schemes for Rayleigh Distribution
AbdElfattah A.M., Amal S. Hassan, Ziedan D. M.
Applications — Science and Engineering
Optimization of forming load and variables in deep drawing process for automotive cup using Genetic Algorithm
Ganesh Kakandikar, Vilas Nandedkar
A strengthened formulation for the open pit mine production scheduling problem
Natashia Boland, Christopher Fricke, Gary Froyland
Combinatorial Optimization
Hyperplane Arrangements with Large Average Diameter
Antoine Deza, Feng Xie
Complementarity and Variational Inequalities
On the Global Solution of Linear Programs with Linear Complementarity Constraints
Jing Hu, John E. Mitchell, JongShi Pang, Kristin P. Bennett, Gautam Kunapuli
Using exact penalties to derive a new equation reformulation of KKT systems associated to variational inequalities
Thiago A. de André, Paulo J. S. Silva
The Variational Inequality Approach for Solving Spatial Auction Problems with Joint Constraints
Igor Konnov
Convex and Nonsmooth Optimization
One Class Nonsmooth Dyscrete Step Control Problem
Shahlar Maharramov
Approximate Primal Solutions and Rate Analysis in Dual Subgradient Methods
Angelia Nedich, Asuman Ozdaglar
An Augmented PrimalDual Method for Linear Conic Programs
Florian Jarre, Franz Rendl
Global Optimization
Jamming communication networks under complete uncertainty
Clayton W. Commander, Panos M. Pardalos, Valeriy Ryabchenko, Oleg Shylo, Stan Uryasev, Grigoriy Zrazhevsky
Integer Programming
MIR Closures of Polyhedral Sets
Sanjeeb Dash, Oktay Gunluk, Andrea Lodi
MINLP Strengthening for Separable Convex Quadratic TransportationCost UFL
Oktay Gunluk, Jon Lee, Robert Weismantel
A Persistency Model and Its Applications in Choice Modeling
Karthik Natarajan, Song Miao, Teo ChungPiaw
Linear, Cone and Semidefinite Programming
Nested Pricing in the Simplex Algorithm
PingQi Pan
An EP theorem for dual linear complementarity problem
Illés Tibor , Marianna Nagy, Tamás Terlaky
Nonlinear Optimization
On large scale unconstrained optimization problems and higher order methods
GEIR GUNDERSEN, TROND STEIHAUG
Survey of Derivative Free Optimization Methods based on Interpolation
Bulent Karasozen
Derivative Free Optimization Methods for Optimizing Stirrer Configurations
Bulent Karasozen, Omur Ugur, Michael Schaefer, Kerim Yapici
A nullspace primaldual interiorpoint algorithm for nonlinear optimization with nice convergence properties
Xinwei Liu, Yaxiang Yuan
Optimization Software and Modeling Systems
LIBOPT  An environment for testing solvers on heterogeneous collections of problems
J. Charles Gilbert, Xavier Jonsson
Stochastic Programming
A Short Note on the Probabilistic Set Covering Problem
Anureet Saxena
Other Topics
A novel elitist multiobjective optimization algorithm: multiobjective extremal optimization
MinRong Chen, YongZai Lu
A new method for solving linear fractional programming problems
said tantawy
