Wednesday, October 03, 2012  
07:0009:00 PM  Welcoming party 
Thursday, October 04, 2012  
9:4510:00 AM  Opening 
10:0010:45 AM  Chair: Emillio Carrizosa 
Keynote Plenary Lecture:
The Road Less Traveled: From Local to Global in Optimization Panos Pardalos 

10:4511:00 AM  Coffe break 
11:00 AM12:30 PM  Chair: Gilles Caporossi 
Variable Neighborhood
Search for edgeratio network clustering S. Cafieri, P. Hansen, N. Mladenović 

A Visual
Environment to Study and Find Communities in Networks G. Caporossi, S. Perron 

VNS based
heuristic for solving Unit Commitment problem R. Todosijević, M. Mladenović, S. Hanafi 

VNS for the
maximally diverse grouping problem M. Gallego, A. Duarte, M. Laguna, R. Marti 

Clustering on the network
using semantic similarities and VNS B. Mladenović, R. Todosijević 

Degeneracy
on Kmeans clustering A. Alguwaizani 

11:00 AM12:30 PM  Chair: Panos Pardalos 
Estimation for double
Pareto Lognormal mixtures E. Carrizosa, P. R. Cobo, J. Jocković 

Global
Approaches to Solving MinMaxLocation Problems E. Carrizosa, J. Harbering 

Continuous
VNS with modified Nelder Mead for nondifferentiable optimization M. Dražić, Z. Dražić, D. Urošević, Q. Zhao 

Generating
good starting solutions for the pmedian problem in the plane J. Brimberg, Z. Drezner, N. Mladenovic, S. Salhi 

Gaussian
Variable Neighborhood Search and Enhanced Genetic Algorithm for Continuous
Optimization I. Nešić, A. Rakićević, A. Poledica, B. Petrović 

Comparison
of heuristics for solving very large nonlinear nonconvex problems D. Kovačević, B. Petrović, P. Milošević 

04:0005:30 PM  Chair: Rym M'Hallah 
Variable neighborhood
descent heuristic for covering design problem N. Nikolić, I. Grujičić, Đ. Dugošija 

Packing
Unit Spheres into a Cube Using VNS R. M'Hallah, A. Alkandari 

Balancing
Bicycle Sharing Systems by Variable Neighborhood Search G. Raidl, E. Caucsev, B. Hu, M. RainerHarbach 

Variable
Neighborhood Search for Google Machine Reassignment problem H. Gavranović, M. Buljubašić 

Variable
neighborhood search approach for Machine reassignment B. Jarboui 

Variable Neighborhood
Search for The attractive traveling salesman problem R. Todosijević, D. Urošević 

04:0005:30 PM  Chair: Yuri Kochetov 
VNS heuristic for the (r 
p)  centroid problem on the plane I. Davydov, Yu. Kochetov, E. Carrizosa 

Variable
Neighborhood Search for Solving the Balanced Location Problem J. Kratica, M. Leitner. I. Ljubić 

Solving a
locationallocation problem under congestion and uncertainty using variable
neighborhood search E. Teimoury, R. Rahmaniani, A. Ghaderi, S. Ghalambor 

A double
VNS heuristic for the facility location and pricing problem Z. Diakova, Yu. Kochetov 

Metaheuristic
methods for solving the Bilevel Uncapacitated Facility Location Problem with
Clients’ Preferences M. Marić, Z. Stanimirović, N. Milenković 

Variable neighborhood
search for Multiple Level Warehouse Layout Problem D. Matić, J. Kratica, V. Filipović, Dj. Dugošija 

05:3006:00 PM  Coffe break 
06:0007:30 PM  Chair: Vera Kovečević  Vujčić 
A Hybrid Metaheuristic
Based on Variable Neighborhood Search and Tabu Search for the Web Service
Selection Problem N. Turajlić, I. Dragović 

HybridVNS
for the Tactical Berth Allocation Eduardo Lalla Ruiz, Belén Melián Batista, J. Marcos Moreno Vega 

An experimental comparison
of VNS variants for the minimization of the vertexcut in layout
problems Jesús SánchezOro, Abraham Duarte 

VND for the
uncapacitated rallocation phub median problem J. Peiró, Á. Corberán, R.l Martí 

Solving
Multifacility Huff Location Models on Networks Using Variable Neighborhood
Search and MultiStart Local Search Metaheuristics S. Roksandić, E. Carrizosa, D. Urošević 

A variable
neighborhood decomposition search algorithm for multilevel capacitated
lotsizing problems Q. Zhao, C. Xie, Y. Xiao 

06:0007:30 PM  Chair: Lauerano Escudero 
VNS based algorithm for
solving a 0–1 nonlinear nonconvex model for the Collision Avoidance in Air
Traffic Management A. AlonsoAyuso, L.F. Escudero, F.J. MartínCampo 

Solving the Nonlinear DEA
model by continuous Variable neighborhood search G. Savić, M. Martić 

Discovering
Frequent Itemset with Maximum TimeWindow on Temporal Transaction Database
using Variable Neighborhood Search Y. Xiao, Y. Tian, Q. Zhao 

Variable
neighborhood search method for optimizing the emergency service network of
police special forces units I. Grujičić, Z. Stanimirović 

Variable
Neighborhood Search applied to the construction of MCAs L. GonzalesHernandez, J. TorresJimenez, N. RangelValdez 

Effciency Evaluation of
Business Friendly Certification Process in Serbia  Variable Neighborhood
Search Approach Žarko Popović, Vesna JankovićMilić, Jelena Stanković 

A
metaheuristic based approach for GNSS signal tracking M. Djogatović, M. Stanojević 

Friday, October 05, 2012  
10:0010:45 AM  Chair: Günther Raidl 
Keynote Plenaty Lecture:
VNS approaches for rich vehicle routing Richard F. Hartl 

10:4511:00 AM  Coffe break 
11:00 AM12:30 PM  Chair: Richard Hartl 
Continuous Variable
Neighborhood Search for parameters tuning in Support Vector Machines Emilio Carrizosa, Belén MartínBarragán, Dolores Romero Morales 

Time series
interpolation via a moments matching method Emilio Carrizosa, Alba V. OlivaresNadal, Pepa RamírezCobo 

Patent
Mapping in Can Manufacture K. Yu, V. Li, M. Dražić, M. Atherton, D. Harrison 

Variable
Neighborhood Search for dynamic memory allocation in embedded systems M. Soto, A. Rossi, M. Sevaux 

Variable Neighborhood
Search and Tabu Search for the Web Service Selection Problem N. Turajlić, S. Nešković 

VNS for the
University Carpooling Problem S. Roksandić, T. Davidović, M. Bruglieri 

11:00 AM 12:30 PM  Chair: Abraham Duarte 
VNS for the Antibandwidth
Problem F. Gortázar, M. Lozano, A. Duarte, R. Martí 

Variable
neighborhood search for the strong metric dimension problem J. Kratica, V. KovačevićVujčić, M. Čangalović 

A Variable
Neighbourhood Search approach to the Cutwidth Minimization Problem E. G. Pardo, J. J. Pantrigo, A. Duarte 

Variable
neighborhood search for Minimum Linear Arrangement Problem D. PérezBrito, D. Urošević, N. Mladenović 

Solving the
minimum labelling spanning tree problem using hybrid local search S. Consoli, J. A. Moreno Pérez 

01:00  07:00 PM  Free time  Excursion 
Saturday, October 06, 2012  
10:0010:45 AM  Chair: Marc Sevaux 
Keynote Plenary Lecture:
Neigborhood Selection in Variable Neighborhood Search Stefan Voß 

11:00 AM12:30 PM  Chair: Stefan Voß 
An analysis and empirical
evaluation of different metaheuristic strategies for solving rich vehicle
routing problems U. Derigs, M. Pullmann 

New Hybrid
Variable NeighborhoodTabu Search heuristic for Vehicle Routing Problems with
MultiTime Windows S. Belhaiza, P. Hansen, G. Laporte 

VNS for the Dynamic Vehicle
Routing Problem with Time Windows Al. De Santiago, B. Meli an, A. Alvarez, D. Pelta 

VNS
Approach for the Cumulative Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem Samuel Moisés Nucamendi Guillén, Francisco Román ÁngelBello Acosta, J. Marcos MorenoVega 

A VNS for
the CloseOpen VRPTW J. Brito, A. Exposito, J.A. Moreno 

A New
Variable Neighborhood Search Algorithm for the Multi Depot Heterogeneous
Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows Y. Xu, L. Wang, Y. Yang 

11:00 AM 12:30 PM  Chair: Belén Melián 
A Variable Neighbourhood
Search for Solving the Yard Crane Scheduling Problem Christopher Expósito Izquierdo, Belén Melián Batista, J. Marcos Moreno Vega 

Minimizing
Total Weighted Earliness and Tardiness on an mStageFlowshop Using VNS R. M’Hallah 

A variable
neighborhood search for a realistic university timetabling problem M. Yazdani, B. Naderi 

A SAVNS approach for the
High School Timetabling Problem S. Brito, G. H. G. Fonseca, T. A. M. Toffolo, H. G. Santos 

A New
Hybrid Model for Vector Job Scheduling N. I LawaranceAmaldas, C. Lucas 

Applying Variable
Neighborhood Search to the Singlemachine Maximum Lateness Rescheduling
Problem L. Liu, H. Zhou 

04:0005:30 PM  Chair: Said Salhi 
MPI Parallelization of
Variable Neighborhood Search T. Davidović, T. Gabriel Crainic 

A new
parallel variable neighborhood search for large pmedian problem A. Djenić, M. Mladenović, D. Urošević 

A Variable
Neighborhood Search Algorithm for Multiobjective Optimization in Graph
Theory G. Caporossi, S. Majstorović 

Multiobjective
approaches for the openpit mining
operational planning problem V.N Coelho, M.J.F. Souza, L.M. Coelho, F.G. Gulmaraes, T. Lust, R.C. Cruz 

Experiments with VNS on
Multiobjective Vehicle Routing Problems Juan CastroGutierrez, Dario LandaSilva, José A. MorenoPérez 

A Variable
Neighbourhood Search filter M. Djogatović, M. Stanojević 

04:0005:30 PM  Chair: Said Hanafi 
An efficient GVNS for
solving Traveling Salesman Problem with Time Windows R. Todosijević, D. Urošević 

A variable
neighborhood search for the multiproduct multiperiod inventory routing
problem A. Mjirda, B. Jarboui, R. Macedo, S. Hanafi 

A General
Variable Neighborhood Search heuristic for the Single Vehicle Routing Problem
with Deliveries and Selective Pickups I. M. Coelho P. L. A. Munhoz, M. N. Haddad, M. J. F. SouzaL. S. Ochi 

General
variable neighborhood search for Capacitaated arc rrouting M. Stanojević, R. Todosijević 

Fitting Censored Quantile
Regression by Variable Neighbourhood Search R.S. Rajab, M. Dražić, K. Yu 

Fitting
Censored Mode Regression by Variable Neighbourhood Search W. Dang, K. Yu 

08:00 PM  Galla dinner 
Sunday, October 07, 2012  
10:00 AM 11:30 AM  Chair: Angelo Sifaleras 
Hybrid Metaheuristic for
Bicluster Editing Problem Gi. F. de Sousa Filho, L. A. F. Cabral, L. S. Ochi, F. Protti 

A Simulated
Annealing Algorithm within a Variable Neighborhood Search Framework to Solve
the BMPG I. IzquierdoMarquez, A. GonzalezGomez, A. GarciaRobledo, J. TorresJimenez 

A Simulated
Annealing with Variable Neighborhood Search Approach to Construct Mixed
Covering Arrays A. RodriguezCristerna, J. TorresJimenez 

A hybrid
Particle Swarm Optimization  Variable Neighborhood Search Algorithm for
Constrained Shortest Path Problems Y. Marinakis, A. Migdalas, A. Sifaleras 

Adaptive
differential evolution with crossover neighborhood search DECrNS D. Kovačević, B. Petrović, P. Milošević 

GENVNSTSCLPR: A
heuristic approach for solving the vehicle routing problem with simultaneous
pickup and delivery R.C. Cruz, T.C.B. Silva, M.I.F. Souza, V.N. Coelho, M.T. Milne, A.X. Martins 

10:00 AM 11:30 AM  Chair: Anton Eremeev 
Computing lowenergy
homopolymer conformations by BranchandPrune and VNS A. Mucherino, L. Liberti, C. Lavor 

A
matheuristic approach for maximum lifetime coverage in wireless sensor
networks under connectivity constraints F. Castaño, A. Rossi, M. Sevaux, N. Velasco 

ON
ESTIMATION OF NUMBER OF LOCAL OPTIMA A. V. Eremeev, S. A. Klokov, C. R. Reeves 

SearchCol
based on VNS F. Alvelos, D. Santos, A. de Sousa 

Exploiting
Separators for Guiding VNS S. Loudni, M. Fontaine, P. Boizumault 