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TITLE: Center-points: A link between discrete geometry and optimizationSPEAKER:  Timm OertelABSTRACT:n this talk, I will consider mixed-integer convex minimization problems. First, I will present optimality conditions for this class of optimization problems. Then, I will introduce the concept of center-points, a generalization of the median from the one dimensional space to vector spaces. Through the theory of center-points I will show how to extend the general cutting plane scheme from the continuous setting to the mixed-integer setting. Further, I will present several properties of center-points and how to compute them approximately.Timm's webpage: http://www.ifor.math.ethz.ch/staff/toertel


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