Seminars

July 2017

Faculty/Dept/Schl DATE TITLE SPEAKER TIME LOCATION NOTES
Centre for Operational Research and Logistics (CORL) 19/07/2017 How to Manage Consensus Reaching Processes in Large Scale Group Decision Making Prof. Luis Martínez López (Universidad de Jaén, Spain) 1.00pm to 2.00pm Lion Gate Building LG2.03 Consensus reaching processes play an increasingly important role in the resolution of group decision making problems: a solution acceptable to all the experts participating in a problem is necessary in many real-life contexts. A large number of consensus approaches have been proposed to support groups in such processes, each one with its own characteristics, such as the methods utilised for the fusion of information regarding the preferences of experts.
Centre for Operational Research and Logistics (CORL) 24/07/2017 Cooperative game theory: new research directions and emerging applications Prof Zied Babai (Kedge Business School) 1.00pm to 2.00pm Lion Gate Building LG2.02 The economic climate is becoming increasingly volatile. Having more information about the end consumer of products and services provides a critical means of reducing the uncertainty in future demand. Hence, businesses are continually adopting new approaches to obtain and utilise this information in the planning of their supply chains.
Centre for Operational Research and Logistics (CORL) 27/07/2017 Trends in Recommender Systems: Group Recommendation, Context Awareness Prof. Luis Martínez López (Universidad de Jaén, Spain) 1.00pm to 2.00pm Lion Gate Building LG2.02 Due to the fact that in the contemporary E-commerce customers demand quick and easy access to products, and there is an overwhelming amount of information that leads customers into the difficult task of filtering information that meets their actual needs. To address this problem, recommender systems were proposed to filter information, thus delivering to users only the information that meets their preferences or needs.