Second Conference on
Discrete Optimization and Machine Learning
29-31 July, 2019
RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project
Tokyo, Japan



Organizers: Antoine Deza, Takanori Maehara, Sebastian Pokutta





Pursuing the approach of the 2018 edition, the purpose of this conference is to bring together discrete optimizers and machine learning researchers, theory people and practitioners in an effort to bridge the fields and stimulate cross-disciplinary interaction

The conference is held at the RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project (RIKEN-AIP).

Partial travel support for students has been generously offered by ISyE and RIKEN-AIP


List of confirmed participants:

Jean-François Baffier (Tokyo Institute of Technology / JSPS)
Amitabh Basu (Johns Hopkins University)
Alejandro Carderera (Georgia Tech)
Sankar Deep Chakraborty (University of Tokyo)
Geoffrey Chinot (RIKEN AIP)
Cyrille Combettes (Georgia Tech)
Marco Cuturi (Google Brain)
Claudia D'Ambrosio (CNRS & Ecole Polytechnique)
Sébastien Deschamps (Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées)
Santanu Dey (Georgia Tech)
Antoine Deza (McMaster University)
Takuro Fukunaga (Chuo University)
Zhongyan Guan (McMaster University)
Akshay Gupte (Clemson University)
Bo Han (RIKEN AIP)
Christoph Hertrich (Technische Universität Berlin)
Albert Heuberger (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität)
Robert Hildebrand (Virginia Tech)
Joey Huchette (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Emtiyaz Khan (RIKEN AIP)
Shuji Kijima (Kyushu University)
Chi-Guhn Lee (University of Toronto)
Hongfeng Liang (McMaster University)
Leo Liberti (CNRS & Ecole Polytechnique)
Michael Liut (McMaster University)
Takanori Maehara (RIKEN AIP)
Alexander Martin (Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)
Logan Mathesen (Arizona State University)
Michael Metel (RIKEN AIP)
Atsushi Miyauchi (RIKEN AIP)
Shinji Mizuno (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Christopher Mutschler (Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)
Fahim Nawabi (Fraunhofer IIS, Yokohama)
Eugène Ndiaye (RIKEN AIP)
Hoang Nguyen (Tokyo Institute of Technology / RIKEN AIP)
Gang Niu (RIKEN AIP)
Yoshio Okamoto (University of Electro Communications)
Giulia Pedrielli (Arizona State University)
Pierre-Louis Poirion (RIKEN AIP)
Sebastian Pokutta (Georgia Tech)
Rado Rakotonarivo (Université Paris 13)
Edwin Romeijn (Georgia Tech)
Tomasz Rutkowski (University of Tokyo / RIKEN AIP)
Shinsaku Sakaue (NTT Communication Science Laboratories)
Reza Samavi (McMaster University)
Tasuku Soma (University of Tokyo)
Carlos Suarez (McMaster University)
Masashi Sugiyama (University of Tokyo / RIKEN AIP)
Noriyoshi Sukegawa (Tokyo Science University)
Zeyu Sun (Singapore University of Technology and Design)
Akiko Takeda (University of Tokyo / RIKEN AIP)
Uthaipon Tantipongpipat (Georgia Tech)
Takashi Tsuchiya (Graduate Research Institute for Policy Studies)
Miao Xu (RIKEN AIP)
Kazuki Yoshizoe (RIKEN AIP)
Qibin Zhao (RIKEN AIP)
Hans-Georg Zimmermann (Fraunhofer Nürnberg)