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International Conference on Optimization and Data Science: Global Perspectives and Applications

Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Thompson Rivers University

The conference will feature the latest research in theory, algorithms and applications in optimization and data science. Focus will be put on innovative ways to solve optimization and data science problems, in particular interdisciplinary research with health care, food science, mining operation, communication, transportation, and other areas of social science and engineering.

Topics: Optimization, data science, and its applications


Friday, March 9
Presentations 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dinner 6 p.m.
Saturday, March 10
Presentations 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Conference Schedule

Conference Abstracts


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Organizing committee

Rick Brewster, Bruce Crofoot, Xiaoping Shi, Mateen Shaikh, Mohamed Tawhid, Roger Yu

Financial support

The conference has limited funding to support portion of travel and meals expenses for student participants or researchers without research grant, based on financial needs.


The conference is hosted by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Thompson Rivers University and the Centre for Optimization and Data Sciences (CODS). We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of TRU World, Office of Provost, Faculty of Science.