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Each contributed talk will be allocated 20 minutes, including question time.
Maryam Abdolali
Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic)
Nicolas GillisMore Robust and Scalable Sparse Subspace Clustering Based on Multi-Layered Graphs and Randomized Hierarchical ClusteringFriday 13:00 - 14:00
Babiche Aerts
University of Antwerp
T. Cornelissens, K. SorensenA decade of academic research on warehouse order picking: trends and challengesThursday 15:20 - 16:20
Imène Ait Abderrahim
University of Oran 1 Ahmed Benbella, Algeria
Lakhdar Loukil, Thomas StützleAutomatic configuration of metaheuristics for the Q3APThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Ayse Akbalik
LCOMS, Université de Lorraine
Christophe RAPINE, Guillaume GOISQUEDynamic programming algorithms for energy constrained lot sizing problemsFriday 13:00 - 14:00
Man Shun Ang
Universite de Mons
Nicolas GillisLog-determinant Non-Negative Matrix Factorization via Successive Trace ApproximationThursday 15:20 - 16:20
Florian Arnold
University of Antwerp
Johan Springael, Kenneth SörensenVertical supply chain integration - Is routing more important than inventory management?Thursday 13:30 - 14:50
Dirk Briskorn
University of Wuppertal
Nils Boysen, Stefan Fedtke, Stefan SchwerdfegeDrone delivery from trucks: Drone scheduling for given truck routesFriday 13:00 - 14:00
Justin Buhendwa Nyenyezi
Université de Namur
Benchmarking some iterative linear systems solvers for deformable 3D images registrationThursday 13:30 - 14:50
Reshma Chirayil Chandrasekharan
KU Leuven
Tulio A. M. Toffolo, Tony WautersA constructive matheuristic strategy for the Traveling Umpire ProblemFriday 14:10 - 15:10
Jan Christiaens
KU Leuven
Tony Wauters, Greet Vanden BergheBenchmarks for the prisoner transportation problemThursday 13:30 - 14:50
Jérémy Cohen
Nicolas GillisSpectral Unmixing with Multiple DictionariesThursday 13:30 - 14:50
Jeroen Corstjens
Hasselt University
An Caris, Benoît DepaireAn analysis on the destroy and repair process in large neighbourhood search applied on the vehicle routing problem with time windowsThursday 16:30 - 17:10
Nguyen Dang
Patrick De CausmaeckerAnalysis of algorithm components and parameters using surrogate modelling: some case studiesThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Morteza Davari
KU Leuven
Mohammad Ranjbar, Roel Leus, Patrick De CausmaeckerMinimizing makespan on a single machine with release date and inventory constraintsFriday 13:00 - 14:00
Bernard De Baets
Universiteit Gent
Raúl Pérez-Fernández, Marc SaderImproving the quality of the assessment of food samples by combining absolute and relative informationFriday 13:00 - 14:00
Jérôme De Boeck
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Luce Brotcorne, Fabio D'Andreagiovanni, Bernard FortzUnit Commitment under Market Equilibrium ConstraintsThursday 13:30 - 14:50
Kim De Boeck
KU Leuven
Raïsa Carmen, Nico VandaelePrioritization between boarding patients and patients currently waiting or under treatment in the emergency departmentThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Renaud De Landtsheer
Quentin MeurisseGeneric Support for Global Routing Constraint in Constraint-Based Local Search FrameworksFriday 10:50 - 12:10
Christof Defryn
Maastricht University
Debdatta Sinha Roy, Bruce GoldenAddressing Uncertainty in Meter Reading for Utility Companies using RFID Technology: Simulation ExperimentsFriday 13:00 - 14:00
Hans Degroote
KU Leuven Kulak
Patrick De Causmaecker; José Luis González VelardeTowards Algorithm Selection for the Generalised Assignment ProblemThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Landelin Delcoucq
University of Mons
Design and implementation of a modular distributed and parallel clustering algorithmFriday 13:00 - 14:00
Reginald Dewil
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Ilker Küçükoglu, Corrinne Luteyn, Dirk CattrysseMulti-tool hole drilling with sequence dependent drilling timesThursday 16:30 - 17:10
Melvin Drent
University of Luxembourg
Joachim ArtsStocking and Expediting in Two-Echelon Spare Parts Inventory Systems under System Availability ConstraintsFriday 13:00 - 14:00
Flavia Esposito
Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Nicolas Gillis, Nicoletta Del BuonoOrthogonal Joint Sparse NMF for 3D-Microarray Data AnalysisThursday 15:20 - 16:20
Anna Fernández Antolín
Virginie Lurkin, Michel BierlaireMaximum likelihood estimation of discrete and continuous parameters: an MILP formulationFriday 14:10 - 15:10
Véronique François
HEC Liège - Management School of the University of Liège
Yasemin Arda, Diego Cattaruzza, Maxime OgierHome chemotherapy: optimizing the production and administration of drugs.Friday 10:50 - 12:10
Fabian Germeau
Yoann Guyot, Gustavo Ospina, Renaud De Landtsheer, Christophe PonsardEasily Building Complex Neighbourhoods With the Cross-Product CombinatorFriday 10:50 - 12:10
Nicolas Gillis
University of Mons
Yaroslav ShitovLow-Rank Matrix Approximation in the Infinity NormThursday 13:30 - 14:50
Thomas Hacardiaux
Université catholique de Louvain
Jean-Sébastien TancrezAssessing Collaboration In Supply Chain Friday 10:50 - 12:10
Hilde Heggen
Universiteit Hasselt
An Caris, Kris BraekersThe simultaneous vehicle routing and service network design problem in intermodal rail transportationThursday 13:30 - 14:50
Ben Hermans
Roel LeusScheduling Markovian PERT networks to maximize the net present value: New resultsThursday 15:20 - 16:20
Jean-philippe Hubinont
José Rui Figueira, Yves De SmetExact solution methods for the bi-objective \{0, 1\}-quadratic knapsack problemThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Sarah Itani
University of Mons
Fabian Lecron & Philippe Fortemps A density-based decision tree for one-class classificationFriday 14:10 - 15:10
Farzaneh Karami
KU Leuven
Wim Vancroonenburg, Greet Vanden BergheA buffering-strategy-based solution method for the dynamic pickup and delivery problem with time windowsThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Mumtaz Karatas
National Defense University, Turkish Naval Academy
Ertan YakiciOptimization of Emergency Service Center Locations Using an Iterative Solution ApproachThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Selma Koghee
Royal Military Academy
F. Van Utterbeeck, M. Debacker, I. Hubloue, E. DhondtExpanding the SIMEDIS simulator for studying the medical responce in disaster scenariosThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Wouter Lefever
Ghent University
El-Houssaine Aghezzaf, Khaled Hadj-HamouStochastic solutions for the Inventory-Routing Problem with TransshipmentThursday 13:30 - 14:50
Stef Lemmens
KU Leuven
Catherine Decouttere, Nico Vandaele, Mauro Bernuzzi, Amir ReichmanThe inventory/capacity trade-off with respect to the quality processes in a Guaranteed Service Vaccine Supply ChainThursday 16:30 - 17:10
Valentin Leplat
Nicolas Gillis, Xavier SiebertAudio Source Separation Using Nonnegative Matrix FactorizationThursday 15:20 - 16:20
Pieter Leyman
Patrick De CausmaeckerWhat is the impact of a solution representation on metaheuristic performance?Friday 10:50 - 12:10
Virginie Lurkin
École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
A. Zanarini, S.S. Azadeh, Y. Maknoon, M. BierlairePlanning of feeding station installment and battery sizing for an electric urban bus networkFriday 10:50 - 12:10
Corrinne Luteyn
KU Leuven
Pieter VansteenwegenImproving the Last Mile Logistics in a City Area by Changing Time WindowsThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Oussama Mazari Abdessameud
Filip Van Utterbeeck, Johan Van Kerckhoven, Marie-Anne GuerryMilitary manpower planning through a career path approachThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Stefano Michelini
HEC Liège - Management School of the University of Liège
Yasemin Arda, Hande KüçükaydinA comparative study of branch-and-price algorithms for a vehicle routing problem with time windows and waiting time costsThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Yves Molenbruch
Hasselt University
Kris BraekersIntegrating dial-a-ride services and public transportThursday 13:30 - 14:50
Stef Moons
UHasselt - Hasselt University
Kris Braekers, Katrien Ramaekers, An Caris, Yasemin ArdaSolving an integrated order picking-vehicle routing problem with record-to-record travelThursday 13:30 - 14:50
Federico Mosquera
KU Leuven
Pieter Smet, Greet Vanden BergheAnalyzing objective interaction in lexicographic optimizationThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Boris Ndjia Njike
Université de Mons
Xavier SiebertRisk bounds on statistical learningFriday 14:10 - 15:10
Meritxell Pacheco Paneque
Shadi Sharif Azadeh, Michel Bierlaire, Bernard GendronIntegrating advanced discrete choice models in mixed integer linear optimizationFriday 14:10 - 15:10
Raúl Pérez Fernández
Ghent University
Bernard De BaetsOn facility location problems and penalty-based aggregationFriday 13:00 - 14:00
Tu San Pham
KU Leuven
Jo Devriendt, Patrick De CausmaeckerFormalize neighbourhoods for local search using predicate logicFriday 10:50 - 12:10
José Miguel Quesada PÉrez
Université catholique de Louvain
Jean-Charles Lange, Jean-Sébastien TancrezConsidering complex routes in the Express Shipment Service Network Design problemFriday 10:50 - 12:10
Elisabeth Rodriguez Heck
HEC Liège - Management School of the University of Liège
Yves CramaLinear and quadratic reformulation techniques for nonlinear 0-1 optimization problemsThursday 13:30 - 14:50
Jean Rosenfeld
Université libre de Bruxelles
Van Assche Dimitri, De Smet YvesExtensions of PROMETHEE to multicriteria clustering: recent developmentsFriday 13:00 - 14:00
Nico André Schmid
Ghent University
Veronique LimèreOptimizing line feeding under consideration of variable space constraintsThursday 15:20 - 16:20
Punit Sharma
University of Mons
Nicolas GillisOn computing the distances to stability for matricesThursday 13:30 - 14:50
Xavier Siebert
Faculté Polytechnique de Mons
Nouara Bellahdid, Moncef AbbasComparison of active learning classification strategiesFriday 14:10 - 15:10
Bart Smeulders
HEC Liège - Management School of the University of Liège
Yves Crama, Frits C.R. SpieksmaRobust Kidney Exchange ProgramsFriday 10:50 - 12:10
Guopeng Song
KU Leuven
Daniel Kowalczyk, Roel LeusThe Robust Machine Availability ProblemThursday 15:20 - 16:20
Ayman Srour
Ku leuven
Patrick De CausmaeckerSearching the Design Space of Adaptive Evolutionary AlgorithmsThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Charlotte Tannier
Benoit David, Sebastien CoppeOptimization tool for the drug manufacturing in the pharmaceutical industryThursday 16:30 - 17:10
Emmanouil Thanos
KU Leuven
Tony Wauters, Greet Vanden BergheScheduling container transportation with capacitated vehicles through conflict-free trajectories: A local search approachThursday 15:20 - 16:20
Renata Turkes
University of Antwerp
Kenneth Sörensen, Daniel Palhazi CuervoA matheuristic for the problem of pre-positioning relief suppliesFriday 10:50 - 12:10
David Van Bulck
Ghent University
Dries GoossensScheduling time-relaxed double round-robin tournaments with availability constraintsFriday 14:10 - 15:10
Jens Van Engeland
KU Leuven Campus Brussel
Carolien LavigneA model for container collection in a local recycle networkThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Teun Van Gils
Hasselt University
Katrien Ramaekers & An CarisReducing Picker Blocking in a Real-life Narrow-Aisle Spare Parts WarehouseThursday 16:30 - 17:10
Michiel Van Lancker
KU Leuven
Greet Vanden Berghe, Tony WautersIntermodal Rail-Road Terminal OperationsThursday 16:30 - 17:10
Sofie Van Thielen
KU Leuven
Pieter VansteenwegenCreating a dynamic impact zone for conflict prevention in real-time railway traffic managementThursday 16:30 - 17:10
Lien Vanbrabant
Hasselt University
Niels Martin, Katrien Ramaekers, Kris BraekersInput data quality assessment in the context of emergency department simulationsThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Wim Vancroonenburg
KU Leuven - FWO
Andrea Grosso, Fabio SalassaThe maximum covering cycle problemThursday 13:30 - 14:50
Mathieu Vandenberghe
Ghent University
Stijn De Vuyst ; El-Houssaine Aghezzaf ; Herwig BruneelProtecting operating room schedules against emergency surgeries: outlook on new stochastic optimization modelsThursday 11:00 - 12:20
Bart Vangerven
Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Dries R. Goossens, Frits C.R. SpieksmaCoordination and threshold problems in combinatorial auctionsFriday 13:00 - 14:00
Sarah Vanheusden
Hasselt University, research group logistics
Iterated local search algorithm for solving operational workload imbalances in order pickingThursday 15:20 - 16:20
Evert Vermeir
KU Leuven
Pieter VansteenwegenLocal evaluation techniques in bus line planningThursday 13:30 - 14:50
Hendrik Vermuyten
KU Leuven, Campus Brussels
Joana Namorado Rosa; Inês Marques; Jeroen Beliën; Ana Barbosa-PóvoaStaff Scheduling at a Medical Emergency Service: a case study at Instituto Nacional de Emergência MédicaFriday 10:50 - 12:10
Joris Walraevens
Ghent University
Tom Maertens, Sabine WittevrongelGiving Priority Access to Freight Vehicles at Signalized IntersectionsThursday 16:30 - 17:10
Toni Wickert
KU Leuven
Federico Mosquera, Pieter Smet, Emmanouil ThanosOptimizing city-wide vehicle allocation for car sharingThursday 13:30 - 14:50
Ertan Yakici
National Defense University, Turkish Naval Academy
Mumtaz Karatas, Oktay YilmazA UAV Location and Routing Problem with Synchronization ConstraintsFriday 13:00 - 14:00
Xia-jie Yi
Ghent University
Dries GoossensCombined proactive and reactive strategies for round robin football schedulingFriday 14:10 - 15:10
Yi-hang Zhu
KU Leuven
Túlio A. M. Toffolo, Wim Vancroonenburg, Greet Vanden BergheAn analysis of short term objectives for dynamic patient admission schedulingFriday 10:50 - 12:10
80 talks

  ORBEL - Conference chair: Prof. A. Arda - Platform: Prof. M. Schyns.