CORS-INFORMS meeting in Toronto, from 6/14/09 through 6/17/09.

  1. Tutorial on

    Semidefinite Programming and Application to Hard Combinatorial Optimization Problems

    Prof. Henry Wolkowicz, Univiversity of Waterloo, Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, Waterloo, Ont. CANADA, URL

    The tutorials will constitute an invited, featured track through the conference, and each speaker will have a full session of 90 minutes for their presentation.

    tutorial on SDP and OR. In particular, emphasis on on how SDP plays an important role in solving/approximating combinatorial problems.

    The official abstract; pdf file with slides of tutorial

  2. and a talk on:

    Explicit Sensor Network Localization using Semidefinite Programming and Clique Reductions

    by Nathan Krislock (speaker) and Henry Wolkowicz