Friday, October 14, 2016

[DMANET] metaheuristics for combinatorial optimization

Dear Colleague,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we invite you to participate in
the special session (workshop) on "APPLICATIONS OF METAHEURISTICS TO
LARGE-SCALE PROBLEMS" at the 10th International Conference on Large
Scale Scientific Computation - LSSC'17, June 5 - 9, 2017, Sozopol,
Bulgaria, with arrival: June 4 and departure: noon June 9.

The session is organized by:
Prof. Stefka Fidanova (
from the Institute of Information and Communication Technologies
(former Institute for Parallel Processing), Bulgarian Academy of
Sciences and
Gabriel Luque ( from University of Malaga, Spain.


The list of topics includes, but is not limited to:

combinatorial optimization
global optimization
multiobjective optimization
optimization in dynamic and/or noisy environments
large scale optimization
parallel and distributed approaches in optimization
random search algorithms,
simulated annealing,
tabu search
other derivative free optimization methods
nature inspired optimization methods (evolutionary algorithms, ant
colony optimization, particle swarm optimization, immune artificial
systems etc)
hybrid optimization algorithms involving natural computing
techniques and other global and local optimization methods
optimization methods for learning processes and data mining
computational optimization methods in statistics, econometrics,
finance, physics, medicine, biology, engineering etc

Key speaker Kalin Penev, Southampton Solent University, UK
Title: Free Search - in multidimensional space M*+
Abstract: Multidimensional tasks with thousands parameters, seems to be an
embarrassing challenge for modern computational systems in terms of
software abilities and hardware capacity. Presented study focuses on
evaluation of thousands dimensional heterogeneous real-value numerical tests.
*In roman numerical system M = 1000 in decimal numerical system.

We plan to continue publishing the proceedings of only refereed and
presented papers as a special volume of Springer Lecture Notes in
Computer Science (LNCS).

Important deadlines
Deadline for submission of abstracts
January 15, 2017
Notification of acceptance of the talks on the basis of the
submitted abstract
January 31, 2017
Deadline for submission of full papers
March 01, 2017
Notification of acceptance of full papers
April 15, 2017

Abstracts and contributed papers
The abstracts (up to 1 page stating clearly the originality of the
results) are to be written in standard LaTeX. The length of the
contributed papers is limited up to 8 pages. It is assumed that one
participant will present not more than one talk.

Send the abstracts and papers to special session organizers and
conference organizers, indicating the name of the special session.
After sending the abstract go to the conference web page and fill in
the registration form (personal data of the participants, minimum one
per paper, and the name of the special session).

Information about abstract and paper preparation, accommodation,
transportation, registration form and conference location you can find
at the conference web page

Special session organizers
Prof. Stefka Fidanova
Prof. Gabriel Luque

Prof. Stefka Fidanova
Acad. G. Bonchev str. bl.25A
1113 Sofia Bulgaria
Ph. +359-2-9796642
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