

Optimization Online Digest — December 2016
Applications — OR and Management Sciences
Risk management for forestry planning under uncertainty in demand and prices.
Antonio AlonsoAyuso, Laureano F. Escudero, Monique Guignard, Andres Weintraub
A Robust Approach to the Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem with Uncertain Travel Times
Lars Eufinger, Jannis Kurtz, Christoph Buchheim, Uwe Clausen
Flow Formulations for Curriculumbased Course Timetabling
NielsChristian F. Bagger, Simon Kristiansen, Matias Sřrensen, Thomas R. Stidsen
Automated timetabling for small colleges and high schools using huge integer programs
Joshua S. Friedman
Recent Progress Using Matheuristics for Strategic Maritime Inventory Routing
Dimitri Papageorgiou, MyunSeok Cheon, Stuart Harwood, Francisco Trespalacios, George Nemhauser
An optimizationbased approach for delivering radiopharmaceuticals to medical imaging centers
Ioannis Akrotirianakis, Amit Chakraborty
Applications — Science and Engineering
Distributionally robust chance constrained optimal power flow with renewables: A conic reformulation
Weijun Xie, Shabbir Ahmed
HEURISTIC ALGORITHMS FOR DESIGNING UNIMODULAR CODE SEQUENCES WITH PERFORMANCE GUARANTEES
Shankarachary Ragi, Hans D. Mittelmann, Edwin K.P. Chong
Combinatorial Optimization
Polyhedral Results, Branchandcut and Lagrangian Relaxation Algorithms for the Adjacent Only Quadratic Minimum Spanning Tree Problem
Dilson Pereira, Alexandre Cunha
On Dantzig figures from lexicographic orders
Akshay Gupte, Svetlana Poznanovic
Exact and Heuristic Algorithms for the Partition Coloring Problem
Fabio Furini, Enrico Malaguti, Alberto Santini
Convex and Nonsmooth Optimization
An Algorithm for Nonsmooth Optimization by Successive Piecewise Linearization
Sabrina Fiege, Andreas Griewank, Andrea Walther
A Primaldual Threeoperator Splitting Scheme
Ming Yan
Fixing and extending some recent results on the ADMM algorithm
Sebastian Banert, Radu Ioan Bot, Ernö Robert Csetnek
A LimitedMemory QuasiNewton Algorithm for BoundConstrained Nonsmooth Optimization
Nitish Shirish Keskar, Andreas Waechter
Efficiency of minimizing compositions of convex functions and smooth maps
Dmitriy Drusvyatskiy, Courtney Paquette
Integer Programming
Distributed domain propagation
Robert Lion Gottwald Gottwald, Stephen J. Maher, Yuji Shinano
The structure of the infinite models in integer programming
Amitabh Basu, Michele Conforti, Marco Di Summa, Joseph Paat
Mixedinteger linear representability, disjunctions, and variable elimination
Amitabh Basu, Kipp Martin, Christopher Ryan, Guanyi Wang
Computing Feasible Points for MINLPs with MPECs
Lars Schewe, Martin Schmidt
Linear, Cone and Semidefinite Programming
Rescaling Algorithms for Linear Programming Part I: Conic feasibility
Daniel Dadush, Laszlo Vegh, Giacomo Zambelli
A Successive LP Approach with CVaR Type Constraints for IMRT Optimization
Shogo Kishimoto, Makoto Yamashita
Convergence rates of momentsumofsquares hierarchies for volume approximation of semialgebraic sets
Milan Korda, Didier Henrion
Permutations in the factorization of simplex bases
Ricardo Fukasawa, Laurent Poirrier
A Multigrid approach to SDP relaxations of sparse polynomial optimization problems
J.S. Campos Salazar, P. Parpas
The pcones in dimension n>=3 are not homogeneous when p \neq 2
Masaru Ito, Bruno F. Lourenco
Optimality conditions for problems over symmetric cones and a simple augmented Lagrangian method
Bruno F. Lourenco, Ellen H. Fukuda, Masao Fukushima
An extension of Chubanov's algorithm to symmetric cones
Bruno F. Lourenco, Tomonari Kitahara, Masakazu Muramatsu, Takashi Tsuchiya
Network Optimization
Expander Graph and CommunicationEfficient Decentralized Optimization
Yat Tin Chow, Wei Shi, Tianyu Wu, Wotao Yin
Nonlinear Optimization
Universal regularization methods  varying the power, the smoothness and the accuracy
Coralia Cartis, Nick I M Gould, Philippe L Toint
Augmented Lagrangians with constrained subproblems and convergence to secondorder stationary points
E. G. Birgin, G. Haeser, A. Ramos
Unified approach for solving BoxConstrained models with continuous or discrete variables by Non monotonous Derivative Free Optimization techniques.
Ubaldo M Garcia Palomares, Pedro S Rodríguez Hernández
On the Convergence of Asynchronous Parallel Iteration with Arbitrary Delays
Zhimin Peng, Yangyang Xu, Ming Yan, Wotao Yin
Stochastic Programming
Secondorder cone programming formulation for two player zerosum game with chance constraints
Vikas Vikram Singh, Abdel Lisser
Other Topics
Stochastic PrimalDual Methods and Sample Complexity of Reinforcement Learning
Yichen Chen, Mengdi Wang
Bridging the gap between predictive and prescriptive analytics  new optimization methodology needed
Dick den Hertog, Krzysztof Postek
Understanding Deep Neural Networks with Rectified Linear Units
Raman Arora, Amitabh Basu, Poorya Mianjy, Anirbit Mukherjee
