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LBW @ Edelman Competition Finals 2020

Join us on Sep 29 for the 2020 Edelman Competition. DB, LBW, and ZIB’s MODAL MobilityLab are competing with their project, “On the Right Track: Deutsche Bahn Schedules Train Rotations Using Hypergraph Optimization”. Learn more & then register to attend at …

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Railway Optimization advances to Edelman Award Finals

Team Deutsche Bahn has advanced to the finals of the 2020 INFORMS Franz Edelman Award Competition, the most prestigious international Operations Research  Competition. The final winner will be chosen from the six finalists Amazon, Carnival, Deutsche Bahn, IBM, Intel, and …

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Usergroup optimization visits Norgesbuss in Oslo

This year’s autumn meetiing led the Usergroup Optimization to the Norwegian capital of Oslo. Norgesbuss, a company of the Torghatten Group, hosted the convention in their headquarters at Rosenholm Campus on the first day, while the participants also got to …

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BAG and LBW are intensifying cooperation

The BAG and LBW are intensifying the cooperation for the development and use of mathematical optimization algorithms for the German toll system The German Federal Office for Goods Transport (BAG) controls one of the most modern tolling systems, which handles …

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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 …