Organized by the Department of Econometrics, University of Geneva

The CMS conference is an annual meeting associated with the journal of Computational Management Science published by Springer. The aim of this conference is to provide a forum for theoreticians and practitioners from academia and industry to exchange knowledge, ideas and results in a broad range of topics relevant to the theory and practice of computational methods, models and empirical analysis for decision making in economics, finance, management, and engineering.

The conference focus is on all computational aspects of management science: theoretical and empirical studies of computational methods, models and empirical analysis for decision making in economics, finance, management, and related aspects of engineering. These include computational statistics; design, analysis and applications of constrained and unconstrained optimisation algorithms, combinatorial optimisation; stochastic models and solution algorithms; dynamic models, dynamic programming and decision trees; global optimisation modelling, learning and forecasting such as neural networks and genetic algorithms; models and tools of knowledge acquisition, such as data mining and data warehousing; and all other topics in management science with the emphasis on computational paradigms.

Papers presented at the conference will be considered for publication in the journal of Computational Management Science.

CMS Best Student Paper Prize will be awarded at the CMS conference. The prize is 500 CHF and the possibility of publication in the journal of Computational Management Science. Papers can be nominated by the supervisors of the students. Submission deadline is 16th February. Only registered participants' papers will be considered for the prize.

International Program Committee:
M.Gilli and B. Rustem (co-chairs)
C..Albanese.(UK), H..Amman.(NL), M..Bartholomew-Biggs.(UK), J. Beasley (UK), M..Bierlaire.(CH), V..Boginski.(USA), C..Charalambous.(CY), C..Chiarella.(AUS), N. Christophides (UK), A..Colubi.(ES), S-E. Fleten (NO), C.A..Floudas.(USA), P. Foschi (IT), F..Friedler.(HU), C..Gatu.(RO), M..Grauer.(DE), N..Gulpinar.(UK), A..Haurie.(CH), R. Hochreiter (AT), H..Jiang.(UK), M..Juillard.(FR), E..Kontoghiorghes.(CY), D..Kuhn.(UK), H.A..Le.Thi.(FR), D..Maringer.(CH), I..Maros.(UK), S.H..Martzoukos.(CY), J.M..Mulvey.(USA), A..Nagurney.(USA), M.A..Osorio.(UK), M..Paolella.(CH), P..Pardalos.(USA), P..Parpas.(UK), G..Pflug.(AT), T. Pham Dinh (FR), M..Pinar.(TR), E.N. Pistikopoulos (UK), L. Pitsoulis (GR), J..Polak.(UK), L..Porkolab.(UK), N..Sahinidis.(USA), S..Scholtes.(UK), F. Trojani (CH), E.Tsang (UK), S..Uryasev.(USA), J-P..Vial.(CH), H.P..Williams.(UK), P..Winker.(DE), G..Zaccour.(CA)

Organizing Committee:
M. Gilli (chair), G. Cabej, I. Roko and E. Schumann

Sponsors:
Department of econometrics
Faculty of economics and social sciences
Swiss National Science Foundation
Banca della Svizzera Italiana, BSI SA
Banque SYZ & CO
Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, BCV
Springer
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