Yichen Qin gave lecture on robust methods for HDOI members

Yichen Qin and CRORS (HDOI) members

Assistant professor Yichen Qin from University of Cincinnati, Lindner College of Business, Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems, USA gave a lecture for CRORS members at the Faculty of Economics and Business – Zagreb, on July 15, 2016 at 11 a.m. (lecture room 34). The title of the lecture was “Robust Estimation and Variable Selection for High-Dimensional Linear Regression”. See Yichen Qin predavanje 15.07.16. EFZG, and Yichen Qin CV (pdf). CRORS members had a chance to discuss possible future collaboration with professor Yichen Qin. See photo gallery from the lecture.

Third Call for KOI 2016 conference

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The 3rd Call for papers KOI2016 (pdf) is announced. The deadline for sending abstracts is extended to July 24, 2016. We invite all researchers in the area of OR and related areas (applied mathematics, statistics, econometrics, information systems, machine learning etc.) to join us at this warm-atmosphere conference in Osijek, Croatia! Important dates can be found here. Other info is available at the KOI 2016 web page.

At this conference, we have prepared five excellent invited speakers, interesting regular sections, and the Special Section on Interior-Point Methods and Related Areas” in honor of Goran Lesaja (Georgia Southern University) on occasion of this 60th birthday. Also, the Round table on OR in Education will be held where Hans Ittman will present the results of the study on OR/MS in Education, presented also at EURO 2016 in Poznan. We have prepared an exciting social program with excursion to Ilok city and Danube river. Join us in Osijek, share your research ideas and contribute the development of OR community!

HDOI (CRORS) members at EURO 2016 conference in Poznan

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28th European Conference on Operational Research EURO 2016 conference was held in Poznan, Poland from July 3-6, 2016. Four members of our Croatian Operational Research Society (Goran Lesaja, Tunjo Peric, Marijana Zekic-Susac, Kristina Soric) were among 2000 participants who presented their papers at the conference, and Goran Lesaja was also chairing a section.  As official HDOI (CRORS) representatives Marijana Zekic-Susac and Kristina Soric also participated EURO Council Meeting, IFORS Meeting, and the  OR/MS in Education Panel. The full report from EURO 2016 will be presented to HDOI (CRORS) members at the Annual Meeting, while here we bring some of the photos from this event.

IFORS News Sept. 2015 is published

september_2015The new issue of IFORS News is published! The full-text download is available at this link. In this new issue you can see info about EURO 2015 conference held in July 2015 in Glasgow and 10th APORS 2015 conference which took place last August 2 to 6 at the Imperial Hotel in the city of Kuching, Sarawak in Malaysia with the theme OR and the Environment. Moreover, there are news about ICORD 2015 conference which will be held in December 2015 in Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa. There are lots of others news about OR, so we highly recommend you flick through the new number of IFORS News.

22nd annual meeting of CRORS


On June 29, 2015 CRORS held its regular annual meeting (22nd) at the Faculty of Economics and Business – Zagreb, at 3 p.m. A number of decisions were made at the meeting, such as the adoption of new Statute of the society, organizing KOI 2016, Plan of actions for 2016, and other decisions. More detailed info about the meeting, as well photos are available here. Immediately before the annual meeting, the CRORS organized  the workshop “Neural networks for prediction and classification” also at the Faculty of Economics and Business – Zagreb. We thank all our members who participated in those events.

Workshop "NNs for prediction and classification"

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On June 29, 2015, CRORS organized the Workshop “Neural networks for prediction and classification” given by professor Marijana Zekic-Susac and Adela Has from Faculty of Economics Osijek.  The workshop was held at Faculty of Economics and Business – Zagreb, and was open with no fee to all interested researchers and practitioners.  19 CRORS member attended the workshop. More info about the workshop and photos are available here (in Croatian).

The new issue of CRORS News

CRORS News naslovnaThe new issue of CRORS News – Volume 2, Number 1, 2015 is published! See the overview of last year events, some interesting articles and announcements of forthcoming activities in CRORS, EURO and IFORS in the new issue of our professional magazine published yearly. All members of CRORS (HDOI) are welcome to send us their news and articles to be published in this magazine! The full-text download is available under the menu News / CRORS News (Novosti /CRORS News) or directly at this link.