Friday 29 May 2015
8:20 – 8:30 AM Workshop Opening

Didier El Baz, Bora Ucar, Workshop Chair

8:30 – 9:30 AM Session 1: Optimization Techniques for Parallel or Distributed Architectures

The Promethee Method for Cloud Brokering with Trust and Assurance Criteria
Christophe Cerin, Yanik Ngoko, Christian Toinard, Timothee Ravier

Buffer Allocation based On-Chip Memory Optimization for Many-Core Platforms
Maximilian Odendahl, Andres Goens, Rainer Leupers, Gerd H. Ascheid, Tomas Henriksson

9:30 – 10:00 AM Morning Break

10:00 – 10:50 AM Keynote Presentation

How to Match in Parallel Approximation Algorithms and Multicore Machines
Alex Pothen

10:50 – 12:20 AM Session 2: Combinatorial Scientific Computing and Parallel Optimization Algorithms

Semi-two-dimensional partitioning for parallel sparse matrix-vector multiplication
Enver Kayaaslan, Bora Uçar, Cevdet Aykanat

Parallel asynchronous modified Newton methods for network flows
Didier El Baz, Moussa Elkihel

A Branch-and-Estimate heuristic procedure for solving nonconvex integer optimization problems
Prashant Palkar, Ashutosh Mahajan