Dr Barry Fox: Keble College Senior Research Visitor
Sunday 03 January, 2016
Dr Fox is a Senior Scientist at Boeing Research and Technology where he develops advanced planning and scheduling technologies. He will be working with Keble members on Methods for Benchmarking Combinatorial Optimization Problems and Algorithms for their Solution. Welcome!
Dr. Barry Fox has accepted an invitation by Dr. Stephen Cameron (Associate Professor in Computer Science at Oxford University and Tutorial Fellow in Computer Science at Keble) to serve as a Keble College Senior Research Visitor. This appointment consists of two weeks (starting 27 December 2015) and one week later in the spring when Dr Fox will work with faculty and graduate students at Keble College and the Computer Science and Mathematics Departments at Oxford University on Methods for Benchmarking Combinatorial Optimization Problems and Algorithms for their Solution. Specific topics and publications that may be discussed include Statistical Distribution of Solutions to Optimization Problems, Benchmarking Genetic Algorithms, Methods for Quantitative Comparison of Optimization Algorithms, Methods for Estimating Optimal Solutions to Optimization Problems, and Methods for determining Computational Complexity and Estimating Algorithm Performance.