Tuesday, July 11

Optimization and Operations Research

4:00 PM -6:00 PM
El Moro 1
Chair: William W. Hager, University of Florida, USA

4:00-4:12 Prima-Dual Method and Triality Theory for Nonsmooth Global Optimization
David Yang Gao, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
4:15-4:27 Using Local Information in Global Optimization
Yaroslav D. Sergeyev, University of Calabria, Italy; and University of Nizhni Novgorod, Russia
4:30-4:42 Minimizing a Quadratic Over a Sphere
William W. Hager, University of Florida, USA
4:45-4:57 On the Distance to Ill Posedness and Stopping Rules in Interior Point Algorithms for Linear Programming
Hugo J. Lara, Universidad Centro Occidental Lisandro Alvarado, Venezuela
5:00-5:12 Warm Start Strategies in Interior-Point Methods for Linear Programming
E. Alper Yildirim, Cornell University, USA; and Stephen J. Wright, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Cancelled 5:15-5:27 Set-Theoretic Methods in Analysis and Optimization
Efim A. Galperin, University of Quebec at Montréal, Canada
5:30-5:42 Project Management in Information Technology
Oscar Vazquez-Melendez, University of South Carolina, Spartanburg, USA
5:45-5:57 Issues in Multidisciplinary Optimization Problems
Surya N. Patnaik, Ohio Aerospace Institute, USA; Rula M. Coroneos and Dale A. Hopkins, NASA-Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field, USA
6:00-6:12 Optimal Operation of a System With One Hydro and Many Thermal Plants
Humberto José Bortolossi and Carlos Tomei, Pontificía Universidade Católida do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and Mário Veiga Pereira, PRS, Brazil

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