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Program of the Lorentz Center workshop "SAMCO: Surrogate-Assisted Multi-Criteria Optimization

(last updated May 17, 2016)

Sunday 28 February 2016

For those of us who plan to arrive already on the Sunday, we have organized a table for an informal joint dinner at the restaurant Einstein in Leiden (from 7pm, location at Google maps).

Monday 29 February 2016

09:00 - 10:00 Arrival, office assignment, coffee and tea
10:00 - 10:10 Welcome by the Lorentz Center staff
10:10 - 10:30 Welcome by the workshop organizers (slides)
10:30 - 11:30 First invited keynote by Rodolphe Le Riche:
“Surrogates and (mono-objective) optimization: a long-term relationship” (link to slides)
11:30 - 12:30 Second invited keynote by Joshua Knowles:
“Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization (and the Rise of Surrogates)”
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch and informal discussions
14:00 - 15:30 Plenary Discussion
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee and tea break
16:00 - 17:30 Group discussions
17:30 - end Wine and Cheese welcoming party

Tuesday 1 March 2016

09:00 - 10:30 Third invited keynote by Erich Novak:
“Theoretical limits of approximation and optimization for continuous black box functions” (slides)
11:00 - 12:00 Group discussions
12:30 - 13:15 This weeks discoveries talk by Kalyanmoy Deb:
"Breaking the Billion Variable Barrier in Real-World Optimization"
13:15 - 14:00 Lunch and informal discussions
14:00 - 16:00 Group discussions
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee and tea break
16:30 - 18:00 Group discussions

Wednesday 2 March 2016

09:00 - 10:30 Preliminary results presentation
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee and tea break
11:00 - 12:30 Preliminary results presentation
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch and informal discussions
14:00 - 16:00 Industrial session
slides by Charlotte Beauthier (Cenaero)
slides by Silvia Poles (Noesis Solutions)
slides by Enrico Rigoni (Esteco SpA)
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee and tea break
16:30 - 17:45 Group discussions
18:00 Departure by bus for conference barbecue
18:30 - 22:30 Conference barbecue
22:30 Departure by bus to Leiden train station, Lorentz Center or hotel Van der Valk

Thursday 3 March 2016

09:00 - 10:30 Contributed talks:
Samineh Bagheri:
Equality Constraint Handling Approaches for a Surrogate-Assisted Optimizer (SACOBRA) (slides)
Mickaël Binois:
Uncertainty quantification on Pareto fronts and high-dimensional multi-objective Bayesian optimization (slides)
Vanessa Volz:
Automatic Game Balancing (slides)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee and tea break
11:00 - 12:30 Group discussions
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch and informal discussions
14:00 - 16:00 Group discussions
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee and tea break
16:30 - 18:30 Contributed talks:
Martina Friese and Martin Zaefferer:
Two Challenges in Surrogate-modeling: Merging Surrogate-models into Ensembles and Dealing with Structured or
Combinatorial Search Spaces (slides)
Daniel Horn:
Batch Proposals for Model-Based Multi-Objective Optimization in the context of SVM tuning (slides)
Nobuo Namura:
A New Indicator to Select Additional Sample Points for Surrogate Assisted Multiobjective Optimization with the
Kriging Model: Expected PBI/IPBI Improvement
Tinckle Chugh:
K-RVEA: A Kriging based evolutionary algorithm for many objective optimization

Friday 4 March 2016

09:00 - 11:00 Result presentations
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee and tea break
11:30 - 12:30 Concluding talk by Antanas Zilinskas: “Statistical models of global multi-objective optimization” (slides)
12:30 - 13:00 Announcements and Wrap-up
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch and informal discussions
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