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Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
Georgetown University, Washington, DC
March 78, 2015 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1107
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Special Session on Optimization Theory, Algorithms and Applications

Saturday March 7, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Optimization Theory, Algorithms and Applications, I
Room 262, Reiss Hall
Organizers:
Olga Brezhneva, Miami University, Oxford, OH
Igor Griva, George Mason University igriva@gmu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Common fixed points of three contractivelike operators by a threestep iterative algorithm.
Safeer Hussain Khan*, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics, Qatar University, Doha 2713, State of Qatar.
Fukhar uddin Hafiz, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
(1107476)

8:30 a.m.
Techniques for Gomory and Johnson's "Infinite Group" Problem.
Amitabh Basu*, Johns Hopkins University
Robert Hildebrand, ETH Zurich
Matthias Koeppe, University of California, Davis
(110790229)

9:00 a.m.
Dynamic Optimization on InfiniteDimensional Manifolds.
Yuri Ledyaev*, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University
Robert Kipka, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queens University
(110749495)

9:30 a.m.
Practical Challenges in Using Multilevel Optimization.
Stephen G Nash*, George Mason University
(110790189)

10:00 a.m.
Optimal control of Magnetic Nanoparticles.
Harbir Antil, Department of Mathematical Sciences, George Mason University
Ricardo Nochetto, Department of Mathematics and Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland College Park
Pablo Venegas*, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742, USA
(11074992)

10:30 a.m.
Optimality conditions for irregular nonlinear programming problems.
Olga Brezhneva*, Miami University
Alexey Tret'yakov, University of Podlasie in Siedlce, Poland
(110790341)

Saturday March 7, 2015, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Optimization Theory, Algorithms and Applications, II
Room 262, Reiss Hall
Organizers:
Olga Brezhneva, Miami University, Oxford, OH
Igor Griva, George Mason University igriva@gmu.edu

2:00 p.m.
Cubic Regularization in QuasiNewton Methods.
Hande Y Benson*, Drexel University
David F Shanno, Rutgers University  RUTCOR (Emeritus)
(11079064)

2:30 p.m.
Interior point methods for sufficient weighted complementarity problems.
Florian A Potra*, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(11079081)

3:00 p.m.
Optimal Inversion Matrices for Inverse Problems.
Matthias Chung*, Virginia Tech
Julianne Chung, Virginia Tech
Dianne O'Leary, University of Maryland, College Park
(11076555)

3:30 p.m.
Fast Projected Gradient Method for training Support Vector Machines.
Veronica Bloom, School of Physics, Astronomy, and Computational Sciences, George Mason University
Igor Griva*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, George Mason University
Fabio Quijada, Department of Mathematical Sciences, George Mason University
(110749251)

Sunday March 8, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Optimization Theory, Algorithms and Applications, III
Room 262, Reiss Hall
Organizers:
Olga Brezhneva, Miami University, Oxford, OH
Igor Griva, George Mason University igriva@gmu.edu

8:00 a.m.
A new nonmonotone spectral projected gradient method for semidefinite program with logdeterminant and $\ell_1$norm function.
Mituhiro Fukuda*, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Takashi Nakagaki, Yahoo Japan Corporation
Makoto Yamashita, Tokyo Institute of Technology
(11079065)

8:30 a.m.
On Optimal Ergodic Continuous Inventory Control Problems.
Kurt Helmes, Humboldt University of Berlin
Richard H Stockbridge, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
Chao Zhu*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(11079396)

9:00 a.m.
Using Gradient Descent to Calibrate Parameters for Variance Gamma Model.
Nguyet T Nguyen*, Boardman
(11074145)

9:30 a.m.
Optimization challenges in phase diagram calculation.
Maria Emelianenko*, George Mason University
Igor Griva, George Mason University
Jeff Snider, George Mason University
(110749441)

10:00 a.m.
Numerical Optimization Applied to SpaceRelated Problems.
Robert J. Vanderbei*, Princeton
(11078554)
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