BN.com Gift Guide

Optimization and Industry: New Frontiers / Edition 1

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $91.75
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 72%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (7) from $91.75   
  • New (4) from $241.95   
  • Used (3) from $91.75   

Overview

Optimization from Human Genes to Cutting Edge Technologies The challenges faced by industry today are so complex that they can only be solved through the help and participation of optimization ex­ perts. For example, many industries in e-commerce, finance, medicine, and engineering, face several computational challenges due to the mas­ sive data sets that arise in their applications. Some of the challenges include, extended memory algorithms and data structures, new program­ ming environments, software systems, cryptographic prools, storage devices, data compression, mathematical and statistical methods for knowledge mining, and information visualization. With advances in computer and information systems technologies, and many interdisci­ plinary efforts, many of the "data avalanche challenges" are beginning to be addressed. Optimization is the most crucial component in these efforts. Nowadays, the main task of optimization is to investigate the cutting edge frontiers of these technologies and systems and find the best solutions for their realization. Optimization principles are evident in nature (the perfect optimizer) and appeared early in human history. Did you ever watch how a spider catches a fly or a mosquito? Usually a spider hides at the edge of its net. When a fly or a mosquito hits the net the spider will pick up each line in the net to choose the tense line? Some biologists explain that the line gives the shortest path from the spider to its prey.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402011870
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 3/31/2003
  • Series: Applied Optimization Series , #78
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 340
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Addressing the Solution of Nonsmooth Optimization Problems Arising in Industry; S.K. Filipowski, M.E. Berge, D.J. Pierce, J. Wu. 2. Heuristic Approaches to Production-Inventory-Distribution Problems in Supply Chains; B. Eksioglu, A. Migdalas, P.M. Pardalos. 3. Optimization in the Automotive Industry; D.R. Jones. 4. Combinatorial Optimization in Telecommunications; M.G.C. Resende. 5. Air Traffic Management at Sydney with Cancellations and Curfew Penalties; J.A. Filar, P. Manyem, M.S. Visser, K. White. 6. Nash Equilibria in Electricity Markets with Fixed Prices Points; E.J. Anderson, H. Xu. 7. Metaheuristic Algorithms for the Strip Packing Problem; M. Iori, S. Maertello, M. Monaci. 8. On the Role of Nonlocal Correlations in Optimization; G. Korotkikh, V. Korotkikh. 9. Global Minimization of Lennard-Jones Clusters by a Two-Phase Monotonic Method; M. Locatelli, F. Schoen. 10. Optimal Placement of Backbone Structures in a Rural Telecommunication Network; M.M. Ali, C. Opperman, B. Thomas, E.M. Wolmarans. 11. Computational Methods for Epilepsy Diagnosis. Visual Perception and EEG; R. Ruseckaite. 12. Evolving Agents for Global Optimization; Baolin Wu, Xinghuo Yu. 13. A Decomposition Approach for Optimal Processing of Telecommunications and Cyberspace Systems; V. Korotkikh, N. Patson. 14. Outsourcing Decision Support: A Web-Based Approach; M.J. Nealon, M.E. Johnston. 15. Intelligent Agent Application within Distributed Networking Simulation System; A.M. Anvar.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)