Department of Computer Science | Institute of Theoretical Computer Science | CADMO

Theory of Combinatorial Algorithms

Prof. Emo Welzl and Prof. Bernd Gärtner

Mittagsseminar (in cooperation with M. Ghaffari, A. Steger and B. Sudakov)

Mittagsseminar Talk Information

Date and Time: Thursday, February 26, 2015, 12:15 pm

Duration: 30 minutes

Location: CAB G51

Speaker: Robert Hildebrand

Complexity of Polynomial Minimization Over Integer Points in Polyhedra

We focus on the complexity of the problem of minimizing a polynomial function over integer points in a polyhedron. This problem is known to be NP-hard even fixed dimension two and degree four. Recently, Del Pia and Weismantel showed that for fixed dimension two and degree two, this problem can be solved in polynomial time. We continue this classification of problems that can be solved in polynomial time in fixed dimension by determining the complexity for minimizing cubic polynomials and homogeneous polynomials in dimension two over integer points in a polyhedron.

Joint work with: Alberto Del Pia (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Robert Weismantel (ETH Zurich), and Kevin Zemmer (ETH Zurich).


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