Monday, May 10

Convexity I

3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: Atlanta 3
Chair: Robert M. Freund, MIT Operations Research Center

3:30-3:45 Complexity of Computing Condition Numbers for Conic Convex Optimization
Robert M. Freund, MIT Operations Research Center; and Jorge R. Vera, Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
3:50-4:05 Preconditioners and Relations Between Different Condition Measures for Conic Linear Systems
Marina A. Epelman and Robert M. Freund, MIT Operations Research Center
Cancelled 4:10-4:25 On a Characterization of Convexity-Preserving Maps
K. A. Ariyawansa, Washington State University
4:30-4:45 A Class of Column Generation/Simplicial Decomposition Methods in Convex Optimization
Ricardo Garcia, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain; Angel Marín, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain; Michael Patriksson, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
4:50-5:05 Some Convergence Principles in Convex Optimization
Patrick L. Combettes, City University of New York
5:10-5:25 Convexification of Nonconvex Functions and its Application
Lixin Cheng, Xiamen University, People's Republic of China
New 5:30-5:45 Generalized Augmented Lagrangian and Proximal Point Methods for Convex Optimization
Alfredo N. Iusem, Insituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada, Brazil

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