TALKS

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS WITH AUDIO



POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS (no audio)

Cool Techniques using PowerPoint and Excel. MIT, 2007.

Recent and Open Problems in Computational Biology. INFORMS 2006, Pittsburgh, PA.

Teaching a Traditional Optimization Course in a Non-traditional Manner. INFORMS 2006, Pittsburgh PA. Joint presentation with Mike Metzger.

Very Large Scale Neighborhood Search for Timetabling. PATAT, 2006, in Brno, Czech Republic. Based on research that is joint with Carol Meyers.

Sequence Grammars for Very Large Scale Neighborhood Search. Based on research that is joint with Agustin Bompadre.  Talk given at ISMP 2006 in Rio de Janeiro.

A framework for FPTAS's for sequential decision problems. Talk given at BECO 2004, in Bertinoro, Italy. May, 2004.

The Operations Research Center. Part of a talk with John Tsitsiklis presented at the 50th anniversary celebration of the MIT OR Center, which was joint with the April 2004 INFORMS practice Meeting.

"Conjoint Adaptive Ranking Database Systems." Presented at the MIT E-business Center Annual Conference, May 2003.

"Very Large Scale Neighborhood Search".  (in pdf format) Tutorial presented with Ravi Ahuja at the 2002 INFORMS meeting in San Jose, CA.

"Very Large Scale Neighborhood Search".  (in pdf format) Semi-Plenary Talk presented at the 2000 International Math Programming Symposium.

"e-Optimization Schemes and L-Bit Precision:  Alternative Perspectives in Combinatorial Optimization" with Andreas Schulz and Sudipta Sengupta.  (in pdf format) Presented at STOC '00 and at the 2000 International Math Programming Symposium.

"Neighborhood Seach Made Difficult"  (in pdf format) Prented at DO '99.

Time Management". (in pdf format) Presented at the Ph.D. colloquium at the Dallas 1997 INFORMS Meeting. (This is stored in html)

"Inverse Optimization Problems" (in pdf format) with Ravi Ahuja. Presented at the 1997 Math Programming Symposium in Lausanne, Switzerland.