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Nov

Cantor medal for Martin Grötschel

Honorary award for the former president of ZIB Martin Grötschel receives the Cantor Medal of the German Mathematicians’ Association (DMV) for 2021, as decided recently by the DMV’s executive committee in Berlin. The Cantor Medal is the most important scientific award of the DMV. It is usually awarded every two years. Martin Grötschel steered the development of ZIB for decades, since 1992 as Vice President and from 2012 to 2015 as President. His main research areas include Mathematical Optimization, Discrete...
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25
Nov

Kai Hoppmann-Baum and Jaap Pedersen finish second at Forum Junge Spitzenforscher 2020 – Artificial Intelligence

Forum Junge Spitzenforscher is a multidisciplinary science competition where young researchers get the chance to present their innovative and practice-oriented ideas. The seventh edition of the event was hosted by the Stiftung Industrieforschung and theHumboldt-Innovation GmbH in cooperation with the universities of Berlin. The topic of this year’s competition was artificial intelligence. At the virtual closing event on November 18th, six out of more than 50 applications were selected to present theirprojects in front of an expert jury.The second prize...
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12
Oct

MODAL MobilityLab im Finale des INFORMS Franz Edelman Award Wettbewerbs 2020

The world’s leading Operations Research and Analytics Competition took place on Sep. 29. In this year, the competition was online due to the Covid pandemic. Five finalists presented premier Analytics and O.R. showcases with significant economic and societal impacts around the globe: • Carnival Corporation & PLC. Carnival & PLC built Yield Optimization and Demand Analytics (YODA), a cutting-edge program using advanced analytics and algorithms to provide dynamic price recommendations and inventory management. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efQEMgx-wRo • Deutsche Bahn. The largest European railway company is...
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