Project Meeting in Klagenfurt

16. 9. 2019, Angelika Wiegele

Mid September the Slovene and Austrian BiqBin project members updated each other at a meeting in Klagenfurt.

Melanie, Nicolo, and Timotej presented their latest results. Discussions on and decisions about the next steps were taken and also ideas for follow up projects have been explored. We definitely want to continue our joint work for some more time! :-)

Team at Alpen-Adria-Universität
Photo: Janez Povh

ICCOPT 2019 in Berlin

8. 8. 2019, Angelika Wiegele

Members of the Slovene and Austrian Team attended the Sixth International Conference on Continuous Optimization in Berlin.

Timotej Hrga, Janez Povh, Franz Rendl and Angelika took part in ICCOPT in Berlin in August 2019. Presentations have been given by Timotej, Janez and Angelika. Moreover, Janez and Angelika organized sessions.

Janez, Angelika, Timotej at ICCOPT 2019
Photo: Janez Povh

3rd Klagenfurt-Ljubljana OR Workshop

19. 6. 2019, Nicolo G.

The BiqBin team met in Ljubljana at the 3rd Klagenfurt-Ljubljana OR Workshop. The recent developments were presented and the organization for the next months was done.

In the workshop, the main topics covered:
- new implementation of the website,
- improvements of the exact penalty method,
- bounding and parallelization,
- status of the code.

Then, the plans for the next months were made.
Overall the members are very satisfied about the project and look forward to publish the results in high-quality journals and conferences.

Some of the members in Ljubljana

BiqBin at Oberwolfach

11. 6. 2019, Nicolo Gusmeroli

The Austrian part of the BiqBin project participated at a workshop in Oberwolfach.

The renowned Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach has been the location of the workshop "Mixed-integer Nonlinear Optimization: a hatchery for modern mathematics". All the Austrian members of the BiqBin project attended this very interesting workshop.

The group from Klagenfurt at MFO
Photo: Etienne De Klerk