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CALL FOR PAPERS International Symposium on Combinatorial Optimization (ISCO 2020)

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    CALL FOR PAPERS

    6th International Symposium on Combinatorial Optimization (ISCO 2020)

    May 4-6, 2020 ??? Montreal ??? Canada (co-located with Optimization Days 2020)

    Spring School ???Data Science, Machine Learning and Optimization???, May 2-3, 2020

    THEME AND SCOPE

    ISCO is a biennial symposium whose aim is to bring together researchers from all the communities related to combinatorial optimization, including algorithms and complexity, mathematical programming and operations research. It is intended to be a forum for presenting original research in these areas and especially in their intersections. Quality papers on all aspects of combinatorial optimization, from mathematical foundations and theory of algorithms to computational studies and practical applications, are solicited.

    SESSIONS

    The conference is organized into plenary and parallel sessions. The conference language is English. Each speaker can give only one talk. Proposals for invited sessions are welcome. Researchers who are interested in organizing an invited session should contact Bernard Gendron (Bernard.Gendron@cirrelt.ca).

    CO-LOCATION WITH OPTIMIZATION DAYS 2020

    This year???s edition of ISCO will take place at the same time and location as Optimization Days 2020. ISCO participants will have access to plenary and parallel sessions of Optimization Days 2020, as well as to the Monday evening Optimization Days Wine and Cheese Reception. The Tuesday night ISCO Banquet will be reserved to ISCO participants.

    SPRING SCHOOL

    ISCO 2020 will be preceded by a school on ???Data Science, Machine Learning and Optimization???. Andrea Lodi and Elias Khalil from Polytechnique Montreal are organizing the school. Invited experts will give 16 hours of lectures on May 2 and 3, 2020.

    PLENARY SPEAKERS

    Alper Atamt??rk (University of California at Berkeley, USA)

    Amitabh Basu (Johns Hopkins University, USA)

    Daniel Bienstock (Columbia University, USA)

    Optimization Days 2020 Plenary Speakers:

    Alan Edelman (MIT, USA)

    Daniel Kuhn (EPFL, Switzerland)

    Leo Liberti (CNRS LIX, Ecole Polytechnique, France)??

    SUBMISSION - PUBLICATION

    Papers presenting original unpublished results in all areas of combinatorial optimization and its applications are welcome.?? The submission deadline is January 17, 2020. Simultaneous submissions to other conferences with published proceedings or journals are not allowed. There are two types of submissions:

    Regular papers up to 12 pages. The post-conference proceedings will be published by an international publisher (pending approval). For an accepted paper to be included in the proceedings, it should be presented at the conference by one of the authors. The authors of accepted papers will have to prepare their camera-ready version two weeks after the end of the conference. More information about the submission procedure will be available in the web site of the conference in due time. ??

    Short papers up to 4 pages. Accepted?? short?? papers?? will?? be?? included?? in?? a?? volume?? of?? local proceedings.

    More information about the submission procedure will soon be available on the website of the conference, to be released in November 2019.??

    IMPORTANT DATES

    Submission: January 17, 2020

    Notification: February 28, 2020

    Early registration: April 3, 2020

    Early registration school: April 3, 2020??

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    CONFERENCE CHAIRS??????????

    Bernard Gendron (University of Montreal, Canada)

    Mourad Ba??ou (LIMOS, CNRS, University Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France)

    Oktay G??nl??k (IBM, T. J. Watson, New York, USA)

    A. Ridha Mahjoub (University Paris-Dauphine, France)

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    STEERING COMMITTEE

    Mourad Ba??ou (LIMOS, CNRS, University Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France)

    Pierre Fouilhoux (University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France)

    Luis Gouveia (University of Lisbon, Portugal)

    Nelson Maculan (Universidad Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

    A. Ridha Mahjoub (University Paris-Dauphine, France)

    Vangelis Paschos (University Paris-Dauphine, France)

    Giovanni Rinaldi (IASI, Rome, Italy)

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    ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

    Bernard Gendron (University of Montreal, Canada)

    Issma??l Elhallaoui (Polytechnique Montreal, Canada)

    Sanjay Dominik Jena (UQAM, Montreal, Canada)

    --  Bernard Gendron Professeur DIRO Chercheur CIRRELT Universit?? de Montr??al