

Optimization Online Digest — March 2015
Applications — OR and Management Sciences
Stochastic versus Robust Optimization for a Transportation Problem
Francesca Maggioni, Florian Potra, Marida Bertocchi
Solving Classical and New Single Allocation Hub Location Problems on Euclidean Data
J. Fabian Meier, Uwe Clausen
Robust Testing for Causal Inference in Natural Experiments
Md. NoorEAlam, Cynthia Rudin
The OneDimensional Dynamic Dispatch Waves Problem
Mathias Klapp, Alan L Erera, Alejandro Toriello
An ILPbased local search procedure for the VRP with pickups and deliveries
Agustin Montero, Juan Jose MirandaBront, Isabel MéndezDíaz
A clusterfirst routesecond approach for the Swap Body Vehicle Routing Problem
Juan Jose MirandaBront, Brian Curcio, Isabel MéndezDíaz, Agustin Montero, Federico Pousa, Paula Zabala
Convex Hull Pricing in Electricity Markets: Formulation, Analysis, and Implementation Challenges
Dane Schiro, Tongxin Zheng, Feng Zhao, Eugene Litvinov
Applications — Science and Engineering
Calibration by Optimization Without Using Derivatives
Markus Lazar, Florian Jarre
Discrete optimization methods to fit piecewiseaffine models to data points
Edoardo Amaldi, Stefano Coniglio, Leonardo Taccari
RealTime Dispatchability of Bulk Power Systems with Volatile Renewable Generations
Wei Wei , Feng Liu, Shengwei Mei
Optimization of Multiple Receivers Solar Power Tower systems
Emilio Carrizosa, CarmenAna DomínguezBravo, Enrique FernándezCara, Manuel Quero
New Improved Penalty Methods for Sparse Reconstruction Based on Difference of Two Norms
Yingnan Wang
Combinatorial Optimization
MinMorse: Approximability & Applications
Abhishek Rathore
Machine Learning to Balance the Load in Parallel BranchandBound
Alejandro Marcos Alvarez, Louis Wehenkel, Quentin Louveaux
Complementarity and Variational Inequalities
Global convergence of sequential injective algorithm for weakly univalent vector equation: application to regularized smoothing Newton algorithm
Shunsuke Hayashi
Projected Reflected Gradient Methods for Monotone Variational Inequalities
Yura Malitsky
Convex and Nonsmooth Optimization
Polynomial Root Radius Optimization with Affine Constraints
Julia Eaton, Sara Grundel, Mert Gurbuzbalaban, Michael L. Overton
Smooth Strongly Convex Interpolation and Exact Worstcase Performance of Firstorder Methods
A.B. Taylor, J.M. Hendrickx, F. Glineur
Performance of First and SecondOrder Methods for Big Data Optimization
Kimon Fountoulakis, Jacek Gondzio
Activity Identification and Local Linear Convergence of Inertial ForwardBackward Splitting
Jingwei Liang, Jalal Fadili, Gabriel Peyré
Parallel Block Coordinate Minimization with Application to Group Regularized Regression
Giuseppe Calafiore
Convergence rate of a proximal multiplier algorithm for separable convex minimization
Orlando Sarmiento, Erik Papa Quiroz, Paulo Oliveira
A Nonmonotone Approach without Differentiability Test for Gradient Sampling Methods
Elias S. Helou, Sandra A. Santos, Lucas E. A. Simões
A polynomialtime descent method for separable convex optimization problems with linear constraints
Sergei Chubanov
A Flexible ADMM Algorithm for Big Data Applications
Daniel Robinson, Rachael Tappenden
A weighted Mirror Descent algorithm for nonsmooth convex optimization problem
Duy V.N. Luong, Panos Parpas, Daniel Rueckert, Berc Rustem
An $O(n\log(n))$ algorithm for projecting onto the ordered weighted $\ell_1$ norm ball
Damek Davis
An optimal subgradient algorithm with subspace search for costly convex optimization problems
Masoud Ahookhosh, Arnold Neumaier
Global Optimization
A MultiLayer Line Search Method to Improve the Initialization of Optimization Algorithms
Benjamin Ivorra, Bijan Mohammadi, Angel M. Ramos
Perspective Envelopes for Bilinear Functions
Hassan Hijazi
Integer Programming
Cutting planes derived from extended LP formulations
Merve Bodur, Sanjeeb Dash, Oktay Gunluk
BranchandCut for Linear Programs with Overlapping SOS1 Constraints
Tobias Fischer, Marc E. Pfetsch
Linear, Cone and Semidefinite Programming
A Framework for Applying Subgradient Methods to Conic Optimization Problems
James Renegar
Parallelizing the dual revised simplex method
Q. Huangfu, J. A. J. Hall
New bounds for the max$k$cut and chromatic number of a graph
Edwin van Dam, Renata Sotirov
A strong polynomial gradient algorithm in Linear Programming
P A Bruijs
Network Optimization
Complexity of Minimum Irreducible Infeasible Subsystem Covers for Flow Networks
Imke Joormann, Marc E. Pfetsch
Nonlinear Optimization
On the equivalence of the method of conjugate gradients and quasiNewton methods on quadratic problems
Anders Forsgren, Tove Odland
Second order forwardbackward dynamical systems for monotone inclusion problems
Radu Ioan Bot, Ernö Robert Csetnek
Partial Relaxation of Equalityconstrained Programs
Isaac Siwale
ActiveSet Methods for Convex Quadratic Programming
Anders Forsgren, Philip Gill, Elizabeth Wong
Optimization Software and Modeling Systems
UFO 2014  Interactive System for Universal Functional Optimization
Ladislav Luksan, Miroslav Tuma, Ctirad Matonoha, Jan Vlcek, Nina Ramesova
Robust Optimization
Robust optimization based EV charging
Alireza Soroudi, andrew keane
Stochastic Programming
Extension and Implementation of Homogeneous Selfdual Methods for Symmetric Cones under Uncertainty
Baha Alzalg, Francesca Maggioni, Sebastiano Vitali
A Comment on “Computational Complexity of Stochastic Programming Problems”
Grani A. Hanasusanto, Daniel Kuhn, Wolfram Wiesemann
Other Topics
A new exact method and matheuristics for biobjective 0/1 ILPs: Application to FTTxnetwork design
Markus Leitner, Ivana Ljubic, Markus Sinnl, Axel Werner
A forwardbackwardforward differential equation and its asymptotic properties
Sebastian Banert, Radu Ioan Bot
The cone condition and nonsmoothness in linear generalized Nash games
Oliver Stein, Nathan SudermannMerx
