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AIMS Ghana Computational Mixed-Integer Programming Workshop for Researchers and Students (Funded) 2018

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), Ghana invites applications from researchers with interests and backgrounds in linear programming, linear algebra, and computer programming, and to participate in the Integer Programming Workshop 27th to 31st August, 2018.

Application Deadline: 25th July 2018

To Be Taken At (Country): AIMS Ghana.

About the Award: Organized within the framework of the German Research Chair programme in AIMS Ghana, under
the Alexander von Humboldt and the German Ministry of Education and Research, the DAAD foundation, the workshop will bring together renowned international and national scientific researchers, young researchers and graduate students working on optimisation, computer sciences, statistics and related fields.

The workshop will provide training in formulating linear, nonlinear, and mixed-integer optimization problems using the modeling language AMPL ( and solving these problems with various problem-class specific numerical solvers.

The workshop will include lectures and practical training. A written examination will be taken, uponwhich certificates will be provided.

This Workshop will provide a platform for increasing the cooperation between students and researchers in stochastics analysis and applications on the one hand, and various institutions and research centers
on the other hand.

There will also be a series of talk on stochastics and finance.

Type: Workshop

Eligibility: Applicants are required to have a basic background in mathematical optimization techniques.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • Thanks to the sponsorship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the German Minister of Education and Research, DAAD, and AIMS-Ghana there are no registration fees for all research students and academics.
  • There will however be a participation fee of Ghc 300.00 for all applicants who fall out of this category. This will cover your meals, and workshop materials. Payment must be made immediately upon arrival.
  • Participants are expected to bring their own laptop (MacOS, Linux, Windows equally welcome).

Duration of Programme: 27th to 31st August, 2018.

How to Apply: You may submit your applications here 

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