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Optimization Seminar Series – Fri Dec 16, 2016, noon, in B543

Title: Parameterized Query Complexity of Quantum Computation Speaker: Parijat Purohit, MSc candidate, Optimization Research Group Abstract: Our proposal is to analyze the query complexity of a problem as a function of some parameter. This extends the parameterized complexity studies in … Continue reading

Optimization Seminar Series – Wed. Oct 19, 2016, noon, in C620

Title: Algorithms for Barrier Coverage with Wireless Sensors Speaker: Dr. Xiao Zhang, City University of Hong-Kong Abstract: Barrier coverage is a critical problem in wireless sensor networks. In the area, we study the barrier coverage problem from two perspectives, i.e., … Continue reading

Optimization Seminar Series – Wed. Jul 13, 2016, noon, in B543

Title: Local Search Algorithms for Data Placement Problem Speaker: Anamay Sarkar, NIT Rourkela, MITACS Globalink Fellow in the Optimization Research Group Abstract: I will talk about Local Search based Approximation Algorithms for the data placement problem. One of the local … Continue reading

Optimization Seminar Series – Wed Mar 23, 1Pm in D633

Title: A Comparison of Rotation Parameterisations for Bundle Adjustment. Speaker: Nurgul Aimati, MSc candidate, UofL Optimization Research Group. Time & Location: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 in room D633 Bundle Adjustment is an iterative process where 3D information is estimated from … Continue reading

Optimization Seminar Series – Mon Mar 7 at 1 pm – B756

Title: Cellular Automaton Based Algorithms in Wireless Communication Speaker: Dr. Salimur Choudhury, Mathematics and Computer Science, Algoma University, Sault Ste. Marie, ON Location and time: 1 pm, Room B756 Abstract: The cellular automaton is a bioinspired model used to model … Continue reading

Optimization Seminar Series – Fri Feb 12 at 9 am

Title: Approximation Algorithms for Cumulative VRP with Stochastic Demands Speaker: Rishi Ranjan Singh, Department of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad (IIT – Allahabad), India. Location and time: B716, Friday Feb 12, 9 am Abstract: In this talk … Continue reading

Optimization Seminar Series – Wed Dec 9 at 12:30

Title: Evolutionary Algorithmic Deployment of Radio Beacons for Indoor Positioning Speaker: Dr. Peter Chen, Memorial University of Newfoundland by video-conference. Location and time: B716, Wednesday Dec 9, 12:30pm – 13:30pm. In mobile computing, the location awareness of a mobile device … Continue reading

Optimization Seminar Series – Wed Oct 28 noon

Title: The Robust Weighted Vertex Coloring Problem with Uncertain Data Speaker: Ram Dahal, PhD candidate, Optimization Research Group Location and time: B543, Wednesday Oct 28, 12:00pm – 12:50pm. The vertex coloring problem (VCP) is a classical problem of assigning a … Continue reading

Optimization Seminar Series – Wed Sep 30 @ 1 pm

Title: Design Structure Matrix : Models, Applications and Data Exchange Format Speaker: Rumana Quashem, MSc candidate, Optimization Research Group Location and time: B660, Wednesday Sept 30, 1 pm Abstract: A Design Structure Matrix(DSM) is much more than an adjacency matrix … Continue reading

Optimization Seminar Series – Mon Sep 28 @ 1 pm

Title: Ranking Components of Scientific Software using Spectral Methods Speaker: Soma Khan, MSc candidate, Optimization Research Group. Location and time: D630, Monday Sept 28, 1 pm. Abstract: Our main objective is to determine the importance or centrality of the components … Continue reading