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[DMANET] CFP - VIII ALIO/EURO Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization

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VIII ALIO/EURO Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization
Montevideo, Uruguay, December 8-10, 2014


The ALIO/EURO Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization series is a
triennial event jointly promoted by the Association of
Latin-Iberoamerican Operational Research Societies (ALIO) and the
Association of European Operational Research Societies (EURO), both
within the International Federation of Operational Research Societies

The main purpose of the event is to bring together Latin American and
European researchers and to stimulate activities and discussions about
methods and applications in the field of combinatorial optimization.
Researchers from other regions worldwide are also welcome. Previous
editions of the ALIO/EURO Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization
were held in:
- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1989)
- Valparaiso, Chile (1996)
- Erice, Italy (1999)
- Pucon, Chile (2002)
- Paris, France (2005)
- Buenos Aires, Argentina (2008)
- Porto, Portugal (2011)

The 2014 edition of the workshop is organized by the Operations Research
Department of the Computer Science Institute, Faculty of Engineering,
Universidad de la República, Uruguay.


Contributions dealing with any aspect of Applied Combinatorial
Optimization are welcome. This includes theoretical achievements,
algorithm development and real-world implementations. Main topics of
this workshop are, among others:
- Applications of Combinatorial Optimization
- Approximation algorithms
- Bio-informatics
- Branch-and-cut-and-price algorithms
- Computational complexity
- Emerging applications of OR
- Energy planning
- Graph theory
- Heuristics and metaheuristics
- Hybrid methods
- Integer programming
- Natural resource management
- Network design and analysis
- Production planning
- Telecommunications
- Transportation and logistics


- Michel Gendreau, Département de Mathématiques et de Génie Industriel,
École Polytechnique de Montréal and CIRRELT, Canada
- Thomas Stützle, IRIDIA, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
- Andres Weintraub, Departamento de Ingeniería Industrial, Universidad
de Chile, Chile


- Deadline for submitting extended abstracts: May 19, 2014.
- Notification of acceptance to authors: July 14, 2014.
- Deadline for reception of final versions: September 9, 2014.
- Workshop: December 8-10, 2014.


Extended abstracts comprising up to six pages should be prepared
according to the instructions given at the conference website.

A Special Issue of International Transactions in Operational Research
including selected contributions from the workshop will be published.


- Gulnara Baldoquín
- Héctor Cancela
- Michel Gendreau
- Martine Labbé
- Gilbert Laporte
- Irene Loiseau
- Simone Martins
- Antonio Mauttone
- Isabel Méndez-Díaz
- Philippe Michelon
- Mauricio Resende
- Celso Ribeiro
- Mikael Rönnqvist
- Juan José Salazar-González
- El-Ghazali Talbi
- Paolo Toth
- María E. Urquhart - Chair
- Ana Viana
- Andres Weintraub
- Paula Zabala


- Héctor Cancela
- Antonio Mauttone - Chair
- Sandro Moscatelli
- Franco Robledo
- Libertad Tansini
- Carlos Testuri
- María E. Urquhart
- Omar Viera


The VIII ALIO/EURO Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization will
be held at Edificio Polifuncional José Luis Massera, next to the Faculty
of Engineering. This is a central location with full access to services
such as transportation, lodging and restaurants. The surroundings of the
conference venue offer a pleasant environment, including Parque Rodó and
the riverside of Río de la Plata.


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