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Decision Optimization Technologies

Decision Optimization and Finance: Doing more with less

Alex Fleischer from IBM writes that Optimization (Doing more with less) has been quite a success at many banks and insurances for decades. Along with many finance use cases of CPLEX, he describes 4 recent optimization success stories in international … Continue reading

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Automating Scheduling and Resource Allocation Decisions

Decision Optimization frequently deals with scheduling and resource allocation problems. One of the best-known software package for modeling and solving scheduling problems was ILOG Scheduler. This month IBM published a very detailed article “20+ years of scheduling with constraints at … Continue reading

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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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