Doctoral Programme in Systems Analysis, Decision Making and Risk Management
Doctoral Programme in Systems Analysis, Decision Making and Risk Management

Doctoral Programme Seminar, November 4-7, 2013

Doctoral Programme Seminar with IIASA and University of Vienna

Laxenburg and Vienna, November 4-7, 2013

List of Participants

Supervisors and senior academic staff (8)Students (12)
Prof. Raimo P. HämäläinenAalto SCI
Prof. Pekka KorhonenAalto BIZ
Prof. Timo KuosmanenAalto BIZ
Dr. Juuso Liesiö Aalto SCI
Prof. Kaisa MiettinenJyU
Dr. Antti PunkkaAalto SCI
Prof. Ahti SaloAalto SCI
Prof. Jyrki WalleniusAalto BIZ
Oskar AhlgrenAalto BIZnews analysis
Kaisa JokiUTUNonsmooth optimization
Abolfazl KeshvariAalto BIZproductivity and efficiency analysis
Markus KärkiAalto SCIgame theory
Tuomas LahtinenAalto SCIDecision Analysis, Judgment and Decision Making
Ilkka LeppänenAalto SCIexperimental games
Vesa OjalehtoJyUoptimization problems / Interactive multiobjective optimization
Joonas OllilaAalto SCIEnvironmental decision making, portfolio decision analysis in environmental situations
Antti SaastamoinenAalto BIZproductivity and efficiency analysis
Seyed Mohammad Mehdi TabatabaeiJyUTackling Computationally expensive MOO Problems via Metamodeling
Eeva VilkkumaaAalto SCIValue of information in portfolio decision analysis
Outi WilppuUTUMultiobjective optimization (MOO)

Seminar program

Monday November 4
Arrival in Vienna
after flightour minibus drivers wait for us in front of a bakery calle "Anker" (red portal)
Hotel Congress, Wiedner Gürtel 34, 04. Wieden, Vienna, 1040
Tuesday November 5
7.40Meeting in hotel lobby
7.55Bus (number 566) leaves from Süd-Tiroler Platz to IIASA
9.00-16.30Seminar in IIASA
9.00-10.30General session, chair Maggie Collins
9.00Pavel Kabat and Maggie Collins: Welcome, purpose of the seminar and introduction to IIASA
9.30Professors Raimo P. Hämäläinen, Ahti Salo, Kaisa Miettinen and Jyrki Wallenius: Introduction to Systems Analysis, Decision Making and Risk Management research in Finland (slides), (slides), (slides), (slides)
10.00Ulf Dieckmann and Arkady Kryazhimskiy: Introduction to Systems Analysis, Decision Making and Risk Management research at IIASA
10.30-11.30Session on Game Theory, chair Arkady Kryazhimskiy
10.30Ilkka Leppänen and Raimo P. Hämäläinen: Cooperation in a Stackelberg duopoly experiment with leader's cheap talk and private payoff information (slides)
10.50Ulf Dieckmann: Incentive design in the evolution of cooperation
11.00Prof. Timo Kuosmanen: Modern efficiency analysis: Combining axiomatic nonparametric frontier with stochastic noise (slides)
11.10discussion
11.30-12.00Tanja Huber: IIASA YSSP in brief
12.00-13.10Lunch at Schloss Restaurant
13.10Seyed Mohammad Mehdi Tabatabaei: A survey on tackling computationally expensive multiobjective optimization problems (slides)
13.30-14.30Session on Decision Analysis, chair Ahti Salo
13.30Juuso Liesiö: Portfolio Decision Analysis for Supporting Project Selection and Resource Allocation (slides)
13.50Stefan Hochreiner-Stigler: Decision Support against Extreme Risk
14.00Tuomas Lahtinen: Path Dependency in Decision Analysis: The Case of Even Swaps (slides)
14.10discussion
14.30-15.30Session on Optimization, chair Arkady Kryazhimskiy
14.30Prof. Jyrki Wallenius: Multiple Criteria Decision Support - current research activities in Department of Information and Service Economy, Aalto BIZ (slides)
14.40Marek Makowski: Multiple-criteria analysis: methods and tools recently developed in IIASA
14.50Prof. Kaisa Miettinen: On Experiences and Challenges of Decision Support Using Interactive Multiobjective Optimization Methods (slides)
15.00Kaisa Joki: Non-smooth Optimization: Bundle Methods (slides)
15.10discussion
16.00Adjourn
20.00-Dinner together
Restaurant Sperl, Karolinengasse 13 1040 Wien
Wednesday November 6
12.30-18.00Seminar in University of Vienna
Oskar Morgenstern Platz 1, A-1090 Vienna
12.30-13.30Pre-seminar session
  • Markus Kärki: Equilibria in repeated games (slides)
  • Outi Wilppu: Two-slope parameterized achievement scalarizing functions (slides)
13.30-13.40Opening of the seminar, introduction of participants
Prof. Walter Gutjahr / Prof. Rudolf Vetschera / Prof. Raimo P. Hämäläinen
13.40-15.40Seminar Session I. 6 presentations, each 15 min + 5 min for discussion
  • Prof. Kaisa Miettinen: On Experiences and Challenges of Decision Support Using Interactive Multiobjective Optimization Methods (slides)
  • Prof. Walter Gutjahr: Stochastic project scheduling under risk neutrality and risk aversion
  • Prof. Jyrki Wallenius and Prof. Pekka Korhonen: Multiple Criteria Decision Support - current research activities in Department of Information and Service Economy, Aalto BIZ (slides)
  • Prof. Georg Pflug: Topics in Risk Management
  • Prof. Raimo P. Hämäläinen: Behavioral Operations Research (slides)
  • Prof. Rudolf Vetschera: Information levels in group decision models under incomplete information: Bridging the cardinal-ordinal gap
15.40-16.00Break
16.00-18.00Seminar Session II: student presentations. 8 presentations, each 13 min + 2 min for discussion
  • Eeva Vilkkumaa:Optimal strategies for selecting project portfolios using uncertain value estimates (slides)
  • D. Hirschmann: Quality provision when reputation is subject to random inspections
  • Oskar Ahlgren: Determining Topic Sentiments Based on Financial News Corpora (slides)
  • U. Breunig: 2-echelon VRP (title subject to change)
  • Vesa Ojalehto: On challenges in implementing interactive multiobjetive optimization methods for industrial problems
  • M. Sinnl: The bi-objective prize-collecting Steiner tree problem
  • Joonas Ollila: Portfolio Modeling in Environmental Decision Making (slides)
  • Peter Gross: Bilevel stochastic programming
Thursday November 7
Personal meetings with researchers from Viennese universities (to be organized by the participants by themselves in advance)
Flight back to Finland


Hotel Rooms
1 person:
Hämäläinen
Salo
Wallenius
Miettinen
Kuosmanen
other:
Saastamoinen - Keshvari - Ahlgren
Lahtinen - Leppänen
(cancelled) - Vilkkumaa
Kärki - Ollila
Wilppu - Joki
Ojalehto - Tabatabaei
Punkka - Liesiö


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