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Decision Optimization Technologies

About DecisionCAMP-2018

The DecisionCAMP-2017 became a major technical decision management event of 2017. Next year DecisionCAMP will be held in Luxembourg in the mid of Sep-2018. We will join the Logic for AI Summit that will bring together several international conferences and workshops … Continue reading

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Decision Model for Finding Optimal Spouse

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” — John Lennon A few years ago Michael Trick, one of the best known authorities in Operation Research, blogged about “Finding Love Optimally“. In particular, he wrote: “I was a … Continue reading

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What does Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace have to do with Decision Analytics?

“While Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace is a critically acclaimed story of life, love, and loss, for even the most avid bookworms the thought of reading this lengthy tome from start to finish is more of a millstone than a milestone. Indeed, … Continue reading

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NEOS Server: State-of-the-Art Optimization Solvers

The NEOS Server (Network-Enabled Optimization System) is a free internet-based service for solving numerical optimization problems. Hosted by the University of Wisconsin in Madison, the NEOS Server provides access to more than 60 state-of-the-art solvers in more than a dozen optimization … Continue reading

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Explanations for Human-Aware Artificial Intelligence

Prof. Eugene Freuder will present position papers “Explanations for Human-Aware Constraint Programming (CP)” and “CP and AI” at CP 2016 on Sep 5-9 at Toulouse, France. “A key aspect of human-awareness is the ability of our machines to explain their behavior and … Continue reading

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Addressing Bottlenecks with Theory of Constraints

This presentation describes how to improve organizational performance using The Theory of Constraints created by late Dr. Eli Goldratt and explained in his book, The Goal.  The thought behind Theory of Constraints is that in every organizational system, there is one … Continue reading

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Pokemon Go and the Traveling Salesman Problem

These days you may have heard stories of people hunting down Pokémon on their office desks, in hospital rooms, and even in bathrooms. Read about the brilliant mechanics of Pokémon Go. Do you want to catch them all? As quickly as … Continue reading

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