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Introduction

Shunji Umetani
Associate Professor

Shunji Umetani

  • Information and Physical Sciences
  • Systems Engineering

Theme

Combinatorial Optimization

In recent years, numerous real applications of combinatorial optimization have been emerged, and it has been required to solve large-scale combinatorial optimization problems from real applications with large-scale data. However, most of these problems are classified into the class of NP-hard from the view of computational complexity. Under the background, we are aiming to develop practical algorithms for larger and harder combinatorial problems within reasonable computation time.

Career summary

  • 2003 Ph.D., Kyoto University (Informatics)
  • 2003 Research Associate, Department of Advanced Science and Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Toyota Technologial Institute
  • 2005 Research Associate, Department of Systems Engineering, Faculty of Electro-Communications, The University of Electro-Communications
  • 2007 Assistant Professor, Department of Systems Engineering, Faculty of Electro-Communications, The University of Electro-Communications
  • 2008 Associate Professor, Information and Physical Science, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University
  • 2010 Researcher (concurrent post), Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology (PRESTO), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

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