Sports Scheduling Meets Business Analytics
Presented by Professor Michael Trick, Carnegie Mellon University
Friday, September 29, 2017
Michael Trick is the Dean of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar and the James H. and Harry B. Higgins Professor of Operations Research at the Tepper School of Business, CMU. His research is in integer programming, constraint programming and computational social choice. Based on experiences scheduling Major League Baseball, their umpires, and many college sports leagues, he will outline some recent computational advances, primarily based on combinatorial Benders methods.