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PresentationsCopies of transparencies for the following talks are available inPDF, postscript, and gzip-compressed postscript formats. Tutorials & SurveysR. Fourer and L.B. Lopes, StAMPL: A Filtration-Oriented Modeling Tool for Stochastic Programming. Technical report, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University (2003). E.D. Dolan, R. Fourer, J.-P. Goux and T.S. Munson, Kestrel: An Interface from Modeling Systems to the NEOS Server. Technical report, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University (2002). R. Fourer and D.M. Gay, Extending an Algebraic Modeling Language to Support Constraint Programming. Technical Report, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University (2001); based on a shorter version that appeared in the Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems (CP-AI-OR'01), Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom (2001). G. Dutta and R. Fourer, Database Structures for a Class of Multi-Period Mathematical Programming Models. Technical report, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University (2000). C. Coullard and R. Fourer, Interdependence of Methods and Representations in Design of Software for Combinatorial Optimization. Technical Report 95-67, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University (1995); presented at the First International Joint Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Operations Research, Timberline, OR (1995). R. Fourer, Notes on the Dual Simplex Method. Draft report (1994). R.E. Bixby and R. Fourer, Finding
Embedded Network Rows in Linear Programs II: Augmentation Heuristics.
Preliminary draft report (1987).
Refereed ArticlesR. Fourer and L.B. Lopes, A Management System for Decompositions in Stochastic Programming.Annals of Operations Research 142 (2006) 99-118.R. Fourer, L.B. Lopes and K. Martin, LPFML: A W3C XML Schema for Linear and Integer Programming. INFORMS Journal on Computing 17 (2005) 139-158. A. Nareyek, R. Fourer, E.C. Freuder, E. Giunchiglia, R.P. Goldman, H. Kautz, J. Rintanen and A. Tate, Constraints and AI Planning. IEEE Intelligent Systems 20 (2005) 62-72. G. Dutta and R. Fourer, An Optimization-Based Decision Support System for Strategic and Operational Planning in Process Industries. Optimization and Engineering 5 (2004) 295-314. R. Fourer and D.M. Gay, Extending an Algebraic Modeling Language to Support Constraint Programming. INFORMS Journal on Computing 14 (2002) 322-344. O.B. Sawaya, D.L. Doan, A. Ziliaskopoulos and R. Fourer, Multistage Stochastic System Optimum Dynamic Traffic Assignment Program with Recourse for Incident Traffic Management. Transportation Research Record 1748 (2001) 116–124. R. Fourer and D.M. Gay, Hooking a Constraint Programming Solver to an Algebraic Modeling Language. Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems, Ashford, United Kingdom (2001). G. Dutta and R. Fourer, A Survey of Mathematical Programming Applications in Integrated Steel Plants. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 3 (2001) 387-400. R. Fourer and J.-P. Goux, Optimization as an Internet Resource. Interfaces 31:2 (March-April 2001) 130-150. R. Fourer and D.M. Gay, Conveying Problem Structure from an Algebraic Modeling Language to Optimization Algorithms. In Computing Tools for Modeling, Optimization and Simulation: Interfaces in Computer Science and Operations Research, M. Laguna and J.L. Gonzlez Velarde, eds., Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands (2000) 75-89. M.C. Ferris, R. Fourer and D.M. Gay, Expressing Complementarity Problems in an Algebraic Modeling Language and Communicating Them to Solvers. SIAM Journal on Optimization 9 (1999) 991-1009. R. Fourer, Predictions for Web Technologies in Optimization. INFORMS Journal on Computing 10 (1998) 388-389. R. Fourer, Extending a General-Purpose Algebraic Modeling Language to Combinatorial Optimization: A Logic Programming Approach. In D.L. Woodruff, ed., Advances in Computational and Stochastic Optimization, Logic Programming, and Heuristic Search: Interfaces in Computer Science and Operations Research, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands (1998) 31-74. J. Czyzyk, R. Fourer and S. Mehrotra, Using a Massively Parallel Processor to Solve Large Sparse Linear Programs by an Interior-Point Method. SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing 19 (1998) 553-565. R. Fourer, Database Structures for Mathematical Programming Models. Decision Support Systems 20 (1997) 317-344. J.J. Bisschop and R. Fourer, New Constructs for the Description of Combinatorial Optimization Problems in Algebraic Modeling Languages. Computational Optimization and Applications 6 (1996) 83-116. J. Czyzyk, R. Fourer and S. Mehrotra, A Study of the Augmented System and Column-Splitting Approaches for Solving Two-Stage Stochastic Linear Programs by Interior-Point Methods. ORSA Journal on Computing 7 (1995) 474-490. R. Fourer and D.M. Gay, Expressing Special Structures in an Algebraic Modeling Language for Mathematical Programming. ORSA Journal on Computing 7 (1995) 166-190. R. Fourer and D.M. Gay, Experience with a Primal Presolve Algorithm. In Large Scale Optimization: State of the Art, W.W. Hager, D.W. Hearn and P.M. Pardalos, eds., Kluwer Academic Publishers (Dordrecht, 1994) 135-154. R. Fourer and S. Mehrotra, Solving Symmetric Indefinite Systems in an Interior-Point Method for Linear Programming. Mathematical Programming 62 (1993) 15-39. R. Fourer and R.E. Marsten, Solving piecewise-linear programs: Experiments with a simplex approach. ORSA Journal on Computing 4 (1992) 16-31. R. Fourer, A Simplex Algorithm for Piecewise-Linear Programming, III: Computational Analysis and Applications. Mathematical Programming 53 (1992) 213-235. R. Fourer, D.M. Gay, and B.W. Kernighan, A Modeling Language for Mathematical Programming. Management Science36 (1990) 519-554. R. Fourer, A Simplex Algorithm for Piecewise-Linear Programming, II: Finiteness, Feasibility and Degeneracy. Mathematical Programming 41 (1988) 281-315. R.E. Bixby and R. Fourer, Finding Embedded Network Rows in Linear Programs I: Extraction Heuristics. Management Science 34 (1988) 342-376. R. Fourer, A Simplex Algorithm for Piecewise-Linear Programming, I: Derivation and Proof. Mathematical Programming 33 (1985) 204-233. R. Fourer, Staircase Matrices and Systems. SIAM Review 26 (1984) 1-70. R. Fourer, Modeling Languages versus Matrix Generators for Linear Programming. ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software 9 (1983) 143-183. R. Fourer, Solving Staircase Linear Programs by the Simplex Method, 2: Pricing. Mathematical Programming 25 (1983) 251-292. R. Fourer, Solving Staircase Linear Programs by the Simplex Method, 1: Inversion. Mathematical Programming 23 (1982) 274-313. R. Fourer, J.B. Gertler and H.J. Simkowitz, Optimal Fleet Sizing and Allocation for Improved Rail Service in the Northeast Corridor. Transportation Research Record 656 (1978) 40-45. R. Fourer, J.B. Gertler and H.J. Simkowitz, Models of Railroad Passenger-Car Requirements in the Northeast Corridor. Annals of Economic and Social Measurement 6 (1977) 367-398.
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