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Explores new ideas in continuous and discrete optimization
Brings together key researchers from different fields and backgrounds
Offers an interdisciplinary look at the topic from many angles
This volume contains a selection of contributions that were presented at the Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications Conference (MOPTA) held at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA on July 30-August 1, 2012. The conference brought together a diverse group of researchers and practitioners, working on both theoretical and practical aspects of continuous or discrete optimization. Topics presented included algorithms for solving convex, network, mixed-integer, nonlinear, and global optimization problems, and addressed the application of optimization techniques in finance, logistics, health, and other important fields. The contributions contained in this volume represent a sample of these topics and applications and illustrate the broad diversity of ideas discussed at the meeting.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »MOPTA - continuous optimization - discrete optimization - global optimization problems - optimization techniques in finance