Preface

Jan-J. Rückmann, Oliver Stein
2012 Mathematical programming  
We are indebted and thankful to Jürgen Guddat (Humboldt University Berlin) and Hubertus Th. Jongen (RWTH Aachen University) for co-founding, leading and promoting this series very successfully as its executive committee members before their retirements a few years ago. The scientific programme for the 60 participants from 17 countries of paraoptX was composed of six invited and 41 contributed talks. We are especially thankful to our distinguished invited speakers, Christodoulos A. Floudas, Sven
more » ... Leyffer, Boris Mordukhovich, Jiri Outrata, Teemu Pennanen, and Andreas Wächter who also contributed to this special issue. Furthermore, we thank our sponsors: the German Research Foundation (DFG), the University of Birmingham, and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Without their generous support this conference would not have been possible. Parametric optimization is a part of mathematical programming and has emerged as an exciting research area in theory and applications. It investigates the properties
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