Keeping a horse in the race

(This post was originally published on the INFORMS 2013 Blog). While attending this year’s INFORMS Annual Conference, this phrase caught my attention: we need to keep a horse in the race. ┬áIt simply means that for a typical paper to be accepted in a journal, researchers either need a completely new model or application, or […]

Is it really possible to compare optimization algorithms?

In the general case, which solver/method is the best? Is a question that I must have been asked 50 times, in class or while discussing with colleagues. I can only imagine how many times Hans Mittelmann has heard the question. Nathan Brixius already made a very interesting post about this very issue, and I’m not […]