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CROCS-09 Workshop

First International Workshop on
Constraint Reasoning and Optimization for Computational Sustainability

13:45-16:45, September 20, 2009

Lisbon, Portugal

To be held in conjunction with CP-09, the 15th International Conference
on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming.

Workshop Schedule

The workshop will be held in the afternoon slot (13:45 - 16:45 hours) on September 20, 2009. Each talk will be allotted a total of 20 minutes of presentation time, including changeover and question/answer time. Presenters will have access to a computer projector that they will be able to connect to either their own laptop or to one of the workshop organizers' laptops, if they like.

13:45 - 13:50 Opening Remarks
13:50 - 14:10 Wildlife Corridor Design: Connections to Computer Science
Bistra Dilkina, Carla P. Gomes
14:10 - 14:30 Modeling and Optimization for Efficient Electrical Mobility: Challenges from the E-Tour Project
Martin Sachenbacher, Martin Leucker
14:30 - 14:50 A Local Search Meta-Heuristic for Non-Specialists
Serdar Kadioglu, Meinolf Sellmann
14:50 - 15:10 Optimizing Fish Passage Barrier Removal Using Mixed Integer Linear Programming
Carla P. Gomes, Ashish Sabharwal
15:10 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 15:50 A New Approach to the Inventory Problem in Life Cycle Assessment
A. Marvuglia, G. Rios, R. Wallace
15:50 - 16:10 Constraint Technology for Sustainable Building Operation in the ITOBO project
Kenneth N. Brown, Menouer Boubekeur, Eugene C. Freuder, Karsten Menzel, Gregory M. Provan, and Nic Wilson
16:10 - 16:45 Open Discussion Session
Challenges and promising directions in
computational sustainability

Sponsored by the Institute for Computational Sustainability (ICS) and Microsoft Research.