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Fall 2004 Seminar Series

September 16

Professor Robert L. Smith
Altarum/ERIM Russell D. O'Neal Professor of Engineering
Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering
The University of Michigan

A Fictitious Play Approach to Complex Systems Optimization

September 23

Dr. William DuMouchel
Vice-President, Research
Lincoln Technologies, Inc.

Empirical Bayes Methods for Postmarketing Surveillance of Adverse Drug Reactions

September 30

Professor Linda Green
Armand G. Erpf Professor
Columbia Business School

Emergency Room Overcrowding: An OR Analysis

October 7

Professor Franz Rendl
University of Klagenfurt

The Quadratic Assignment Problem

October 14

Professor Lawrence M. Wein
Paul E. Holden Professor of Management Science
Graduate School of Business
Stanford University

Operations Research and Homeland Security: From Models to Implementation

October 21

Professor Dimitri Bertsekas
McAfee Professor of Engineering
Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems

Fritz John Multipliers with Sensitivity Properties

October 28

Professor Adrian Vetta
Assistant Professor Department of Mathematics & Statistics, and School of Computer Science
McGill University

Quality and Efficiency Issues in Submodular Games

November 4

Professor Pablo A. Parrilo
Associate Professor of EECS
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

SDP Approximations for Copositive and Completely Positive Matrices
(or, Pólya meets De Finetti)

November 18

Professor George L. Nemhauser
Institute Professor and Chandler Chair
Georgia Institute of Technology

Polyhedral Stochastic Integer Programming

December 2

Professor Robin Roundy
Professor Operations Research and Industrial Engineering
Cornell University

Improved Approximation Algorithms For the Joint Replenishment Problem

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