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Usergroup Optimization Meets at Transdev in Husum

The usergroup optimization convened for this year’s second annual meeting on 2018, September 27/28 in Husum, hosted by transdev Maintenance GmbH. The 19 participants from Germany, Luxemburg, Norway, and Switzerland discussed a wide variety of topics including usability, idle turns, …

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[RotOR 3.4 by LBW] @ DB Fernverkehr AG

The [Rot]ation [O]ptimizer for [R]ailways (RotOR) developed at Zuse Institut Berlin is now maintained and further improved by LBW Optimization GmbH. RotOR is based on several novel mathematical programming ideas, e.g., a hypergraph model of railway operations as well as …

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13.06.2018 LBW in MODAL.RailLab @ CeBit 2018

The BMBF Research Campus MODAL displays the results of its RailLab at this years CeBit on June 11 to 15,  2018. LBW participates with its rail rotation optimizer R-OPT. Dr. Thomas Schlechte is pleased to present the tool to you on …

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User Group Optimization meets in Berlin

Following the IVU User Forum 2018, the User Group Optimization met to discuss current topics like treatment of unmanned turnaround times, adaptation optimization, and electrobus optimization. The physical well being  was addressed at the evening session in the “Trattoria del …

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New Handbook of Optimization in the Railway Industry

A new “Handbook of Optimization in the Railway Industry” is available in the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science by Springer. Edited by Ralf Borndörfer, Torsten Klug, Leonardo Lamorgese, Carlo Mannino, Markus Reuther and Thomas Schlechte, the book …

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mcf in SPEC CPU2017 Benchmarksuite

The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) has released its new CPU, memory, and compiler benchmarks. For the third time in a row, a special version of the min-cost flow solver MCF for vehicle scheduling is part of the new suite, …