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Mathematical Modeling and Optimization Institute

University of Florida
University of Central Florida
Air Force Research Laboratory
5th Annual Meeting of AFRL Mathematical Modeling and Optimization Institute

August 1-3, 2017
UF-REEF Auditorium

Topics include but are not limited to:
• Mathematical programming • Stochastic optimization • Network optimization • Combinatorial optimization
• Bilevel programming • Simulation-based optimization • Control of nonlinear and stochastic systems
• Networked control systems • Optimal control and reinforcement learning
• Bayesian estimation and decision theory • Vision-based navigation and control

Registration is free and all meeting attendees must register. All presenters will be automatically registered. Non-presenting attendees can register by emailing the organizers at with your name and affiliation or stopping by the registration desk on-site.

Abstract submission instructions: The abstract submission deadline is July 17, 2017. Please submit your abstracts as pdf files by email to Please name your submitted files using the format "Lastname_Firstname.pdf". In addition to the pdf file, please send the respective source file(s) in LaTeX (preferred) or Word format. There is no strict word/character limit for the abstracts; however, please refrain from submitting excessively long abstracts. The expectation is that each abstract would fit into one printed page.

We are looking forward to seeing everybody at the meeting.

Organizing Committee:
Chair: Vladimir Boginski, Ph.D. University of Central Florida & University of Florida,
Regional Program Chairs: Getachew K. Befekadu, Ph.D. NRC & University of Florida,
Lidia Kulemina, Ph.D. University of Florida
Qipeng “Phil” Zheng, Ph.D., University of Central Florida

If you have any questions, please contact the organizers at

The program for 2017 annual meeting is available below.

2017 AFRL MMO Meeting program 

2017 AFRL MMO Meeting Abstracts