William Cook

University Professor, Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo

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Teaching Winter 2018: CO759: Deep Learning in Computational Discrete Optimization
Teaching Winter 2016:
Teaching Winter 2015:

Optimal Tours Optimal Tours: The Traveling Salesman Problem. Math Encounters, August 4, 2021. National Musuem of Mathematics.
Amazon Routing Just Passing Through. Winning the $100,000 top prize in the Amazon Last Mile Routing Research Challenge. July 2021..
Traveling Salesman Problem Postcards The Traveling Salesman Problem: Postcards from the edge of Impossiblity. IFORS Distinguished Lecture. EURO 2019, Dublin.
Traveling Salesman Problem Information, Computation, Optimization: Connecting the Dots in the Traveling Salesman Problem. MAA Invited Address. 2018 Joint Math Meetings.
Star TSPs Star Tours. A series of 3-dimensional TSP challenges based on star locations from the ESA Gaia mission.

In Pursuit of the Traveling Salesman TSP Cover  CO Cover  Bonn 2008 Cover
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