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GERAD seminar

A decomposition method for convex optimization problems, the Bienstock-Zuckerberg (BZ) algorithm revisited


Mar 23, 2017   10:45 AM — 12:00 PM

Renaud Chicoisne University of Colorado Denver, United States

In this talk, we will briefly introduce the Bienstock-Zuckerberg algorithm as it originally appeared for open pit mining scheduling problems. We then discuss its equivalence with a specialized column generation scheme and how its framework can be generalized to solve convex optimization problems. We illustrate this generalization with a resource constrained nonlinear objective routing problem.

Free entrance.
Welcome to everyone!

Michel Gamache organizer


Room 4488
André-Aisenstadt Building
Université de Montréal Campus
2920, chemin de la Tour
Montréal QC H3T 1J4

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