Topics

Conference themes

Theory and methodology:

  • Theoretical or empirical analysis of VNS
  • New variants of deterministic and stochastic VNS
  • Continuous global VNS
  • Convergent VNS methods
  • Metheuristics and VNS
  • Formulation space VNS
  • Multi-objective VNS
  • Parallel VNS
  • VNS hybrids

Applications:

  • Mixed integer programming
  • Graphs, communication networks
  • Clustering, data mining, location
  • Inventory, routing, supply chains
  • Packing and covering
  • Discovery sciences
  • Other real world problems

Sponsorship