purpose of the OPTARCH2019 Conference is to bring together the scientific
community working in the broader field of Engineering Optimization and
Architectural Design including problems formulation, computational methods and
software development. OPTARCH conferences will facilitate the exchange of ideas
in topics of mutual interests and will serve as a platform for establishing
links between research groups with complementary activities. Thus, the
communities of Mathematical Programming
and Nature-Inspired Search Algorithms
will become more familiar with important application areas arising from
Architectural design real-world problems. Moreover, the Architectural Design Community will be exposed to advanced
numerical methods and software tools, which can highly assist in tackling
combinatorial optimization problems.
Sessions related to specific topics of the
Conference will be introduced by Keynote Lectures which will be complemented by
invited Minisymposia, organized by recognized experts in research areas of
current interest, as well as by contributed papers.