School Seminars and Colloquia

How to survive Real-World Projects as a Mathematician (Lessons and experiences from 10 years of industry projects)

ORSUM Seminar

by Thorsten Koch

Institution: ZIB, Berlin
Date: Wed 20th October 2010
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Room 706, Doug McDonell Building, Building 168, University of Melbourne

Abstract: This talks aims at sharing the experience from 10 years of successfully employing integer programming in industry projects with the audience.
We will try to draw some general conclusions and using the projects of the author as examples to show some common pitfalls.

Bio: Thorsten is the team leader of the integer programming group at the Zuse Institue Berlin (MATHEON). Within this role he is responsible for managing many difficult and important projects, many of which are outlined on the ZIB website (

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