Tuesday, November 18, 2008: 12:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room 202-B (Pennsylvania Convention Center)

Computers in Operations and Information Processing (10c)

#264 - Advances in Optimization II (10C01)
Papers are invited in the general area of Process Systems Optimization. Application papers offering insights into the interplay between optimization theory and practice are particularly encouraged.
Chair:Kevin C. Furman
CoChair:Dimitrios Varvarezos
12:30 PMA Barrier-Terrain Methodology for Global Optimization
Angelo Lucia, Rajeswar R. Gattupalli, Kedar Kulkarni, Andreas A. Linninger
12:50 PMRank-Filter-Based Algorithm to Stochastic Minlp Optimization
Chengtao Wen, B. Erik Ydstie
1:10 PMGlobal Optimization of Nonconvex Minlps Using Generalized Reduction Constraints Obtained from Alternative Model Formulations
Juan P. Ruiz, Ignacio E. Grossmann
1:30 PMMpec Strategies for Optimization of Chemical Process Dynamics
Brian T. Baumrucker, Lorenz T. Biegler
1:50 PMCfd-Based Shape Optimization of Pressure-Driven Microchannels Via Adjoint Formulation
Osamu Tonomura, Manabu Kano, Shinji Hasebe
2:10 PMCoarse Regularization and Optimization of Microscopic Monte-Carlo Based Time-Steppers
Eduardo Luna-Ortiz, Santiago Martínez, Susana Gómez
2:30 PMOn the Global Optimality of a Class of Multilevel QP Problems in Dynamic Operability Applications
Rhoda Baker, Christopher L. E. Swartz

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