CEC win internal research funding to develop an International Optimisation Competition, in conjunction with the University of Stirling

03/02/2014 1/2/14

Prof. Emma Hart and Dr Neil Urquhart have won money from an internal funding competition to develop the software and infrastructure required to run an international competition in solving real-world optimisation problems. The work will be conducted in a joint project with the University of Stirling who will develop the a dashboard for analysing performance of competitors' algorithms across a broad range of problems. The competition will be launched in September.
 
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Emma Hart
Director of CEC
e.hart@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2783
Neil Urquhart
Lecturer
n.urquhart@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2655
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