Optimization Online Digest — October 2011
Applications — OR and Management Sciences
Daily Scheduling of Nurses in Operating Suites
Arezou Mobasher, Gino Lim, Jonathan Bard, Victoria Jordan
Robust Rankings for College Football
Samuel Burer
A new robust cyclebased inventory control policy
Yupeng Chen, Garud Iyengar
Modeling recreational systems using optimization techniques and information technologies
Oleg Shcherbina, Elena Shembeleva
Applications — Science and Engineering
Informatively optimal levels of confidence for mesurement uncertainty
David Kisets
Deterministic Kalman Filtering on Semiinfinite Interval
Leonid Faybusovich, Thanasak Mouktonglang
Combinatorial Optimization
Improved Bounds for Large Scale Capacitated Arc Routing Problem
Rafael Martinelli, Marcus Poggi, Anand Subramanian
Optimal Toll Design: A Lower Bound Framework for the Asymmetric Traveling Salesman Problem
Alejandro Toriello
Convex and Nonsmooth Optimization
An Adaptive Gradient Sampling Algorithm for Nonsmooth Optimization
Frank Curtis, Xiaocun Que
Subdifferential of the conjugate function in general Banach spaces
Rafael Correa, Abderrahim Hantoute
Partial Smoothness,Tilt Stability, and Generalized Hessians
Adrian Lewis, Shanshan Zhang
A SIMPLE APPROACH TO OPTIMALITY CONDITIONS IN MINMAX PROGRAMMING
Alain B. Zemkoho
Customized proximal point algorithms for linearly constrained convex minimization and saddlepoint problems: a uniform approach
Guoyong Gu, Bingsheng He, Xiaoming Yuan
Optimization problems with value function objectives
Alain B. Zemkoho
Global Optimization
Optimization over the Efficient Set of a Bicriteria Convex Programming Problem
Thi Bach Kim NGUYEN, Ngoc Thang TRAN
Approximate spectral factorization for design of efficient subfilter sequences
Björn Norell, Oleg Burdakov, Mats Andersson, Hans Knutsson
Infinite Dimensional Optimization
A wellposed shooting algorithm for optimal control problems with singular arcs
M. Soledad Aronna, J. Frederic Bonnans, Pierre Martinon
Partially affine control problems: second order conditions and a wellposed shooting algorithm
M. Soledad Aronna
Integer Programming
How tight is the corner relaxation? Insights gained from the stable set problem
Gérard Cornuéjols, Carla Michini, Giacomo Nannicini
Linear, Cone and Semidefinite Programming
Correlative Sparsity Structures and Semidefinite Relaxations for Concave Cost Transportation Problems with Change of Variables
Tomohiko Mizutani, Makoto Yamashita
Improved lower bounds for the 2page crossing numbers of K(m,n) and K(n) via semidefinite programming
Etienne De Klerk, Dmitrii V. Pasechnik
Differentiable exact penalty functions for nonlinear secondorder cone programs
Ellen H. Fukuda, Paulo J. S. Silva, Masao Fukushima
Nonlinear Optimization
A robust Kantorovich's theorem on inexact Newton method with relative residual error tolerance
O. P. Ferreira, B. F. Svaiter
Regularized Sequential Quadratic Programming
Philip Gill, Daniel Robinson
Optimization Software and Modeling Systems
A C++ application programming interface for biased randomkey genetic algorithms
Rodrigo F. Toso, Mauricio G. C. Resende
Stochastic Programming
HigherOrder Confidence Intervals for Stochastic Programming using Bootstrapping
Mihai Anitescu, Cosmin Petra
Other Topics
A semidiscrete in time approximation for a model first orderfinite horizon mean field game problem
F. Camilli, F. J. Silva
Characterization of local quadratic growth for strong minima in the optimal control of semilinear elliptic equations
Terence BAYEN, J. Frédéric BONNANS, Francisco J. SILVA
A PrimalDual Algorithm for Computing a Cost Allocation in the Core of Economic LotSizing Games
Mohan Gopaladesikan, Nelson A. Uhan, Jikai Zou
