Thursday, December 6, 2012

[DMANET] ECCO Conference 2013 in Paris

We are pleased to announce that the 26th Conference of the European
Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization will be held in Paris, France,
from May 30 to June 1, 2013.

The ECCO XXVI - 2013 conference will be organized jointly by the
LAMSADE-CNRS UMR 7243 of the University Paris-Dauphine and the
laboratory CEDRIC of the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM).

ECCO (European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization) is a working group
of EURO (Association of European Operational Research Societies) that
provides an excellent opportunity to discuss recent and important issues
in Combinatorial Optimization and its applications with European
combinatorialists by organizing annual conference meetings.

The primary objectives are:

- exchanging results and experiences in solving real-world combinatorial
optimization problems,

- reporting on development and implementation of appropriate models and
efficient solution methods for combinatorial optimization problems,

- establishing networking contacts between individuals and research
groups working on related topics,

- promoting the work on combinatorial optimization (theory and
applications) to the broader scientific community,

- identifying challenging research problems for the field, as well as
promising research outlets (both in theory and applications),

- promoting interactions with researchers in other related fields.

Topics of interest:

- applications of combinatorial optimization in logistics and supply
chain management, manufacturing, energy production and distribution,
telecommunications, bioinformatics, finance, discrete and hybrid
dynamical systems, and other fields,

- exact solution algorithms, approximation algorithms, heuristics, and
meta-heuristics for combinatorial optimization problems,

- graph theory and network flows,

- integer programming, global optimization, stochastic integer
programming, multiobjective programming.

Abstract submissions: from January 14 to February 28th, 2013.
Notification of acceptance: March 15th, 2013.

Preliminary list of Plenary Speakers:

Dorit S. Hochbaum, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research –
University of California
Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica
– Università di Roma
Peter Gritzmann, Mathematics Department, Technische Universität München
Stéphan Thomassé, Laboratoire de l'informatique du parallélisme - Ecole
Normale Supérieure de Lyon

Program Committee:

Cédric BENTZ, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, France
Jacek BLAZEWICZ, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Denis CORNAZ, Université Paris-Dauphine, France
Van-Dat CUNG, Grenoble INP, France
Alain HERTZ, École Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
Ridha MAHJOUB, Université Paris-Dauphine, France
Silvano MARTELLO, University of Bologna, Italy
Vangelis PASCHOS, Université Paris-Dauphine, France
Christophe PICOULEAU, Co-Chair, Conservatoire National des Arts et
Métiers, France
Bernard RIES, Co-Chair, Université Paris-Dauphine, France
Paolo TOTH, University of Bologna, Italy

Organizing Committee:

Cédric BENTZ,
Katerina KINTA,
Vangelis PASCHOS,
Christophe PICOULEAU (Co-Chair),
Bernard RIES (Co-Chair)

Information Contacts:

Dr Bernard Ries
Associate Professor
LAMSADE - Université Paris-Dauphine

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