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My First INFORMS Annual Meeting

Hi Everyone, Almost one week after, I wanted to share my observations from my first INFORMS Annual Meeting in Minneapolis. Let me say one thing at the beginning: I really enjoyed the conference and I am very happy to attend even...

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Construction Heuristics and Metaheuristics

5th Seminar; Speaker: Geoffrey De Smet, JBoss OptaPlanner Lead at Red Hat Software Date: May 14, 2013 Time: 10 a.m. EST (UTC -5) Title: Part 2: Construction heuristics and metaheuristics (Part 1) Abstract: In this session, I’ll cover exact heuristics (brute...

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An Online LaTeX Editor: Useful, Awesome and Free!

As a PhD student, I often use [R] for writing assignments, quizzes, reports and even for my thesis.  has a unique way to convert any piece of  messy information into an elegant text. Perhaps, it is the most used typesetting program in academia....

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Competition Announcement – MISTA 2013 challenge

We are very pleased to announce a competition track at MISTA 2013. The competition is based around multi-mode resource-constrained multi-project scheduling problem (MRCMPSP) in which multiple projects have to be scheduled, while taking into account the availability of local and global...

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Score Design for (Meta)heuristics

3rd Seminar; Speaker: Geoffrey De Smet, JBoss Drools Planner Lead at Red Hat Software Date: January 31, 2013 Time: 10 a.m. EST (UTC -5) – Check your local time Title: Score Design for (Meta)heuristics Abstract: In this session, I’ll cover score design...