Sunday, September 19, 2010

[DMANET] VOCAL 2010: Call for papers


The Veszprém Optimization Conference: Advanced Algorithm
December 13-15, Veszprém, Hungary

The Veszprém Optimization Conference: Advanced Algorithms will be held
at the Regional Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Veszprém
(VEAB <>), Hungary,
December 13-15, 2010.

The conference will be hosted by the Faculty
of Information Technology, Pannon University.

SCOPE: The VOCAL conference focuses on recent advances on optimization
algorithms: continues and discrete; complexity and convergence
properties, high performance optimization software and novel
applications are reviewed as well. We aim to bring together researchers
from both the theoretical and applied communities in the framework of a
medium-scale event.

Distinguished researchers will give featured invited talks on topics
of wide interest. Confirmed invited speakers include:

Panos M. Pardalos, University of Florida
Georg Pflug, University of Vienna
Stratos Pistikopoulos, Imperial College, London
Michael Ulbrich, Technische Universität München
Henry Wolkowicz, University of Waterloo

Each accepted paper will be allotted a 25 minutes talk. Authors wishing
to speak should submit an abstract via the conference WEB page by
September 30, 2010.

Deadline for abstract submission: September 30, 2010.
Notification of acceptance / Program available October 30 2010.
Deadline for early registration: October 30, 2010.
Conference begins on December 13 at 7:30 a.m.
and ends December 15 at 6:00 p.m., 2010.

On behalf of the Organizing Committee
Tamás Terlaky, (PC Chair, Lehigh University)
Ferenc Friedler (OC Chair, U. of Pannonina)
Please send enquiries to: Botond Bertok <>

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