SAS talks and activities at the ISMP2015 conference in Pittsburgh


During the week of July 13-17, 2015 most optimization experts will attend the 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP2015), which is this year's most important optimization conference. Several members of the SAS/OR team will attend. We will give various talks during the week, here is our schedule.


MC12 - Black Diamond
SAS - Building and Solving Optimization Models with SAS
SAS - Building and Solving Optimization Models with SAS (Ed Hughes)

MC26 - Forbes Room
Progress in Financial Optimization
Branch-and-Cut for Cardinality and Semi-Continuous Constrained Optimization (Ming Zhao, Feng Qiu)


TC05 - Kings Garden 1
Algorithms for Large-Scale Nonlinear Optimization
Extension of the Multi-Start Algorithm to Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programming (Tao Huang)

Optimization on Riemannian Manifolds: Methods and Applications to Matrix Manifolds (Murugiah Muraleetharan)


WD18 - Sterlings 3
Optimization Computing and Analysis in Statistical Methods
Convex Optimization in Synthesis of Stationary Gaussian Fields (Stefanos Kechagias)


ThB21 - Birmingham
Constrained and Parallel Derivative-Free Optimization
Globalizing Local Search using Parallel Hybrid Derivative-Free Optimization (Scott Pope, Joshua Griffin)

ThC17 - Sterlings 2
Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Optimization III
A Primal-Dual Merit Function with Primal-Proximity Term (Wenwen Zhou, Joshua Griffin)

ThF29 - Commonwealth 1
Computational Integer Programming
Some More Ways to use Dual Information in MILP (Imre Pólik, Philipp Christophel, Menal Güzelsoy, Amar Narisetty, Yan Xu)

As always, feel free to stop by our booth in the exhibit area. We are always happy to meet our readers and users. See you in Pittsburgh!


About Author

Imre Pólik

Principal Operations Research Specialist

Imre Pólik is an Optimization Solver Developer for SAS/OR, working on the linear and mixed-integer optimization solvers. He earned his M.S. in Mathematics from Eötvös University in Budapest, Hungary, and his Ph.D. in Mathematics from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He has worked for SAS since 2010, following a couple of years as a visiting assistant professor at Lehigh University. Currently he is managing the Optimization and Network Algorithms team within the Analytics R&D Division.

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