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Mathematical Programming

Mathematical Programming

A Publication of the Mathematical Optimization Society

Editor-in-Chief Series A: Alexander Shapiro
Editor-in-Chief Series B: Jong-Shi Pang

ISSN: 0025-5610 (print version)
ISSN: 1436-4646 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10107

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Editor-in-Chief for Series A:

Alexander Shapiro
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Georgia Tech
765 Ferst Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0205
e-mail: ashapiro@isye.gatech.edu

Editor-in-Chief for Series B:

Jong-Shi Pang
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Southern California
3715 McClintock Ave, GER 240
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0193
e-mail: jongship@usc.edu

Co-Editors for Series A:

J. Lee
Industrial and Operations Engineering Department
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2117
e-mail: jonxlee@umich.edu

A. Lewis
School of Operations Research
and Industrial Engineering
Cornell University
Ithaca NY 14853, USA
e-mail: aslewis@orie.cornell.edu

S. Leyffer
Mathematics and Computer Science Division
Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne, IL 60439, USA
e-mail: leyffer@mcs.anl.gov

R. Weismantel
Institut für Operations Research
ETH Zürich
Rämistr. 101
8092 Zürich, Switzerland

Associate Editors for Series A:

S. Ahmed, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA, USA
M. Anitescu, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
A. Beck, Technion, Haifa, Israel
J.R. Birge, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
T. Csendes, University of Szeged, Hungary
A. Daniilidis, University of Chile, Santiago de Chile
S. Dey, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
F. Eisenbrand, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
A. Forsgren, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
R.M. Freund, M.I.T. Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA, USA
E. Hazan, Princeton University, USA
R. Henrion, WIAS Berlin, Germany
S. Iwata, University of Tokyo, Japan
M. Jünger, Universität Köln, Germany
V. Kaibel, Otto-von-Guericke Universität, Magdeburg, Germany
M. Köppe, University of California at Davis, CA, USA
D. Kuhn, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
G. Lan, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
M. Laurent, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Amsterdam & Tilburg University, The Netherlands
A. Lodi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
N. Megiddo, IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, USA
K. Scheinberg, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA 
M. Singh, Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA
M. Solodov, Instituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
D. Sun, National University of Singapore, Singapore
J. Sun, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
L. Tunçel, University of Waterloo, Canada
M.H. Wright, New York University, New York, NY, USA
R. Zenklusen, ETH Zürick, Switzerland

Associate Editors for Series B:

K.I. Aardal, Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
M. Anitescu, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
J. Correa, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
J. Lee, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
T. Luo; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
S. Sen, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
D. Sun, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Senior Editors:

D. Goldfarb, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
M. Grötschel, Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum für Informationstechnik, Berlin, Germany
M.J. Todd, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
P. Wolfe, Thomas J. Watson Research Center, IBM, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
L.A. Wolsey, CORE, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Founder: M.L. Balinski

Former Editors-in-Chief:

M.L. Balinski (1970 - 1980), R.W. Cottle (1980 - 1986), M.J. Todd (Series A, 1986 - 1989), W.R. Pulleyblank (Series B, 1988-1994), R.E. Bixby (Series A, 1989 - 1994), D. Goldfarb (Series A, 1994-1999), J.R. Birge (Series B, 1994-1999), L.A. Wolsey (Series A, 2000-2003), W.J. Cook (Series B, 2000-2003), W.J. Cook (Series A, 2003-2007), S.J. Wright (Series B, 2003-2007), K.M. Anstreicher (Series A, 2007-2012), D. Ralph (Series B, 2007-2013)

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    Mathematical Programming publishes original articles dealing with every aspect of mathematical optimization; that is, everything of direct or indirect use concerning the problem of optimizing a function of many variables, often subject to a set of constraints. This involves theoretical and computational issues as well as application studies. Included, along with the standard topics of linear, nonlinear, integer, conic, stochastic and combinatorial optimization, are techniques for formulating and applying mathematical programming models, convex, nonsmooth and variational analysis, the theory of polyhedra, variational inequalities, and control and game theory viewed from the perspective of mathematical programming. The editorial boards are particularly interested in novel applications of mathematical programming and interfaces with engineering, economics, and computer science. Articles primarily concerned with computational issues such as implementation and testing should in general be submitted to Mathematical Programming Computation.

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