Friday, July 17

Interior-Point Methods and General Nonlinear Programming (Part II of II)

Sponsored by SIAM Activity Group on Optimization

2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Room: Sidney Smith 1069

(For description see Part I, MS67.)

Organizers: Michael Overton
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Henry Wolkowicz
University of Waterloo, Canada
2:00 The Role of the Barrier Parameter in Primal-Dual Methods
Margaret H. Wright*, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
2:30 An Interior-Point Method for Nonlinear Programming
Mary E. Hribar, Rice University
3:00 An Interior-Point Algorithm for Nonconvex Nonlinear Programming
Robert J. Vanderbei, Princeton University; and David F. Shanno, Rutgers University
3:30 A Primal-Dual Method for Large-Scale Unary Optimization Problems
Ariela Sofer, George Mason University
* (Dr. Wright will also give the AWM-MAA Lecture on "The Interior-Point Revolution in Constrained Optimization" on Thursday, July 16 at 2:50 PM-3:40 PM at the Mathfest 98 at Ryerson Polytechnic University).

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