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{ Monthly Archives } February 2009

MISTA 2009

4th Multidisciplinary International Scheduling: Theory and Applications, Dublin Ireland http://www.mistaconference.org/2009/

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I am in Minneapolis, flying back to Pittsburgh after spending a couple days in Winnipeg for a memorial service for my Mom.  My Mom’s passing has a number of effects, large and small.  On the large side, my son Alexander has lost both his gradmothers in the past six months, which makes me sad:  every […]

Constraint Programming Makes the Big Time

The current PhD (Piled Higher and Deeper) comic (a comic written around the lives of doctoral and postdoc students:  I fear I see too much of Dr. Smith in me!) revolves around Constraint Programming as applied to wedding planning.  Karin Petrie, a well known constraint programmer, had lunch with the author of PhD, and I […]