NICTA 3rd Optimisation Summer School Announced

Published on May 26, 2014

How can you help a business reduces its costs? Or reduce their carbon footprint? Or do both? Find out at NICTA 3rd Optimisation Summer School! (And spend a week by the beach.)

The school will focus on solving large scale combinatorial optimisation problems in practice. The school is intended for undergraduate students (3rd year or later), masters or early stage PhD students. Every undergraduate participant will be assigned an individual mentor.

Topics covered include: introduction to constraint programming, modelling, integer programming, column generation, uncertainty, vehicle routing, scheduling, supply networks and research skills.

Lecturers include Simon Dunstall, Phil Kilby, Pascal van Hentenryck, Peter Stuckey, Mark Wallace and Toby Walsh.

The registration page is open now and applicants will be considered as they are received. Undergraduates are free. Yes, a week by the beach paid for with fun and games! Postgraduates need pay just $250 which covers 5 nights accommodation, all food and drink, and coach transfer from Sydney.

When: Sunday 11th to Friday 16th January 2015

Where: ANU Kioloa Campus NSW South Coast, Australia