Monday, December 13, 2010

Plans for this week OS class

This week, we will finish the rests of Chapter 3. To do so, we may need to extend the lecture, running into some of the 4th period.

In the 5th period, we will have a special speaker Dr João Pedro Pedroso. The title of this talk is "An introduction to the Traveling Salesman Problem" and abstract is as follows.

Abstract: One of the most widely studied problems in discrete optimization is the Traveling Salesman Problem. In this talk we will make an introduction to this problem and to strategies that can be used for solving it. We will also present some variants, focusing on applications in subjects related to computer science.

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