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Journal of Knot Theory and Its Ramifications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Kufa for Mathematics and Computer     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Logical and Algebraic Methods in Programming     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Manufacturing Systems     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Journal of mathematical and computational science     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Mathematical and Fundamental Sciences     Open Access  
Journal of Mathematical Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Mathematical Chemistry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Mathematical Cryptology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Mathematical Extension     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Mathematical Finance     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Mathematical Logic     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algorithms     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Mathematical Neuroscience     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Mathematical Sciences     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Mathematical Sciences and Applications     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Mathematical Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Mathematics     Open Access  
Journal of Mathematics and Statistics     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Mathematics and the Arts     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Mathematics in Industry     Open Access  
Journal of Mathematics Research     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Metallurgy     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Modern Mathematics Frontier     Open Access  
Journal of Multidisciplinary Modeling and Optimization     Open Access  
Journal of Multivariate Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Journal of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Research     Open Access  
Journal of Nonlinear Analysis and Optimization : Theory & Applications     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Nonlinear Mathematical Physics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Nonlinear Science     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Numerical Cognition     Open Access  
Journal of Numerical Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Optimization     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Problem Solving     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Progressive Research in Mathematics     Open Access  
Journal of Pseudo-Differential Operators and Applications     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Quantitative Linguistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Scientific Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Journal of Scientific Research     Open Access  
Journal of Symbolic Computation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society     Full-text available via subscription  
Journal of the Egyptian Mathematical Society     Open Access  
Journal of the European Mathematical Society     Full-text available via subscription  
Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of the Institute of Mathematics of Jussieu     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of the London Mathematical Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of the Nigerian Mathematical Society     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Theoretical and Applied Physics     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Topology and Analysis     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
Journal of Turbulence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Uncertainty Analysis and Applications     Open Access  
Journal of Universal Mathematics     Open Access  
Journal of Urban Regeneration & Renewal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Journal of Water and Land Development     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
JRAMathEdu : Journal of Research and Advances in Mathematics Education     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
JURING (Journal for Research in Mathematics Learning)     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Jurnal Ilmiah AdMathEdu     Open Access  
Jurnal Matematika     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Jurnal Matematika Integratif     Open Access  
Jurnal Matematika, Sains, Dan Teknologi     Open Access  
Jurnal Natural     Open Access  
Jurnal Pendidikan Matematika Raflesia     Open Access  
Jurnal Penelitian Pembelajaran Matematika Sekolah     Open Access  
Jurnal Penelitian Sains (JPS)     Open Access  
Jurnal Riset Pendidikan Matematika     Open Access  
Jurnal Sains Matematika dan Statistika     Open Access  
Jurnal Tadris Matematika     Open Access  
Jurnal Teknologi dan Sistem Komputer     Open Access  
Kreano, Jurnal Matematika Kreatif-Inovatif     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Le Matematiche     Open Access  
Learning and Teaching Mathematics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Lettera Matematica     Hybrid Journal  
Limits : Journal of Mathematics and Its Applications     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Linear Algebra and its Applications     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Linear and Multilinear Algebra     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Lithuanian Mathematical Journal     Hybrid Journal  
LMS Journal of Computation and Mathematics     Free  
Lobachevskii Journal of Mathematics     Open Access  
Logic and Analysis     Hybrid Journal  
Logic Journal of the IGPL     Hybrid Journal  
Logica Universalis     Hybrid Journal  
manuscripta mathematica     Hybrid Journal  
MaPan : Jurnal Matematika dan Pembelajaran     Open Access  
Marine Genomics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Matemáticas, Educación y Sociedad     Open Access  
Matematicheskie Zametki     Full-text available via subscription  
Matematika     Open Access  
Matematychni Studii     Open Access  
Mathematica Eterna     Open Access  
Mathematica Scandinavica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Mathematica Slovaca     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Mathematical and Computational Forestry & Natural-Resource Sciences     Free  
Mathematical Communications     Open Access  
Mathematical Computation     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Mathematical Geosciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Mathematical Medicine and Biology: A Journal of the IMA     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Mathematical Methods of Statistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Mathematical Modelling and Analysis     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Mathematical Modelling in Civil Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Mathematical Notes     Hybrid Journal  
Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Mathematical Programming Computation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Mathematical Sciences     Open Access  
Mathematical Social Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Mathematical Theory and Modeling     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Mathematical Thinking and Learning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Mathematics and Statistics     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Mathematics Education Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Mathematics Education Research Journal     Partially Free   (Followers: 17)
Mathematics in Science and Engineering     Full-text available via subscription  
Mathematics of Control, Signals, and Systems (MCSS)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Mathematics of Quantum and Nano Technologies     Open Access  
Mathématiques et sciences humaines     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Mathematische Annalen     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Mathematische Nachrichten     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Mathematische Semesterberichte     Hybrid Journal  
Mathematische Zeitschrift     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
MATI : Mathematical Aspects of Topological Indeces     Open Access  
MATICS     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Matrix Science Mathematic     Open Access  
Measurement Science Review     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Mediterranean Journal of Mathematics     Hybrid Journal  
Memetic Computing     Hybrid Journal  
Mendel : Soft Computing Journal     Open Access  
Metals and Materials International     Hybrid Journal  
Metascience     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Milan Journal of Mathematics     Hybrid Journal  
Mitteilungen der DMV     Hybrid Journal  
MLQ- Mathematical Logic Quarterly     Hybrid Journal  
Monatshefte fur Mathematik     Hybrid Journal  
Moroccan Journal of Pure and Applied Analysis     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Moscow University Mathematics Bulletin     Hybrid Journal  
MSOR Connections     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Multiscale Modeling and Simulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
MUST : Journal of Mathematics Education, Science and Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Nagoya Mathematical Journal     Hybrid Journal  
Nano Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Nanotechnologies in Russia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Natural Resource Modeling     Hybrid Journal  
New Mathematics and Natural Computation     Hybrid Journal  
Nonlinear Analysis : Modelling and Control     Open Access  
Nonlinear Analysis : Theory, Methods & Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems     Hybrid Journal  
Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Nonlinear Differential Equations and Applications NoDEA     Hybrid Journal  
Nonlinear Engineering     Open Access  
Nonlinear Oscillations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
North Carolina Journal of Mathematics and Statistics     Open Access  
North-Holland Mathematical Library     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
North-Holland Mathematics Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
North-Holland Series in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Note di Matematica     Open Access  
NTM Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Wissenschaften, Technik und Medizin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Numeracy : Advancing Education in Quantitative Literacy     Open Access  
Numerical Analysis and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Numerical Functional Analysis and Optimization     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Numerical Linear Algebra with Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Numerical Mathematics : Theory, Methods and Applications     Full-text available via subscription  
Numerische Mathematik     Hybrid Journal  
Open Journal of Discrete Mathematics     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Open Journal of Modelling and Simulation     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Open Mathematics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Operations Research Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Optimization Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Optimization Methods and Software     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Opuscula Mathematica     Open Access   (Followers: 108)
Order     Hybrid Journal  
ORiON     Open Access  
P-Adic Numbers, Ultrametric Analysis, and Applications     Hybrid Journal  
PAMM : Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics     Free   (Followers: 1)
Parallel Processing Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Periodica Mathematica Hungarica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Perspectivas da Educação Matemática     Open Access  
Petroleum Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Philosophia Mathematica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
PNA. Revista de Investigación en Didáctica de la Matemática     Open Access  
Polar Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Positivity     Hybrid Journal  
Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics, The     Open Access  
Press Start     Open Access  
Prime Number     Full-text available via subscription  
PRIMS     Full-text available via subscription  
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Problemy Peredachi Informatsii     Full-text available via subscription  
Proceedings - Mathematical Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, Series B     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society     Hybrid Journal  
Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Engineering and Computational Mechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Section B: Natural, Exact and Applied Sciences     Open Access  
Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)

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  • Optimized ellipse packings in regular polygons
    • Abstract: We present model development and numerical solution approaches to the problem of packing a general set of ellipses without overlaps into an optimized polygon. Specifically, for a given set of ellipses, and a chosen integer m ≥ 3, we minimize the apothem of the regular m-polygon container. Our modeling and solution strategy is based on the concept of embedded Lagrange multipliers. To solve models with up to n ≤ 10 ellipses, we use the LGO solver suite for global–local nonlinear optimization. In order to reduce increasing runtimes, for model instances with 10 ≤ n ≤ 20 ellipses, we apply local search launching the Ipopt solver from selected random starting points. The numerical results demonstrate the applicability of our modeling and optimization approach to a broad class of highly non-convex ellipse packing problems, by consistently returning good quality feasible solutions in all (231) illustrative model instances considered here.
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  • A power penalty approach to a discretized obstacle problem with nonlinear
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    • Abstract: A novel power penalty method is proposed to solve a nonlinear obstacle problem with nonlinear constraints arising from the discretization of an infinite-dimensional optimization problem. This approach is based on the formulation of a penalty equation approximating the mixed nonlinear complementarity problem arising from the Karush–Kuhn–Tucker conditions of the optimization problem. We show that the solution to the penalty equation converges to that of the complementarity problem with an exponential convergence rate depending on the parameters used in the penalty equation. Numerical experiments are performed to confirm the theoretical convergence rate established.
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  • Ratcheting with a bliss level of consumption
    • Abstract: In this paper we study the portfolio selection problem of an agent who has a bliss point of consumption and does not tolerate a decline in consumption. We show that the optimal consumption process exhibits ratcheting and, as time elapses, the agent’s consumption approaches but never reaches the bliss level and her/his optimal investment in the risky asset approaches zero if the initial wealth level is not sufficient to maintain it. We use the martingale method and study the dual problem, which is similar to an incremental irreversible investment problem. We transform the dual problem into an optimal stopping problem, which has the same characteristic as finding the optimal exercise time of a perpetual American put option. We recover the value function by establishing a duality relationship and obtain a closed-form solution for the optimal consumption and portfolio strategy.
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  • Derivative free methodologies for circuit worst case analysis
    • Abstract: In this paper, a new derivative-free method for Worst Case Analysis (WCA) of circuit design is defined. A WCA of a device can be performed by solving a particular minimization problem where the objective function values are obtained by a simulation code and where some variables are subject to a spherical constraint and others to box constraints. In order to efficiently tackle such a problem, the paper defines a new DF algorithm which follows a two blocks Gauss Seidel approach, namely it alternates an approximated minimization with respect to the variables subject to the spherical constraint with an approximated minimization respect to the variables subject to the box constraints. The algorithm is described and its global convergence properties are analyzed. Furthermore it is tested in the WCA of a MOSFET operational amplifier and its computational behaviour is compared with the one of the efficient optimization tool of the WiCkeD suite for circuit analysis. The obtained results seem to indicate that the proposed algorithm is promising in terms of average efficiency, accuracy and robustness.
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  • Optimal partial clique edge covering guided by potential energy
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    • Abstract: For given integers k, n, r we aim at families of k sub-cliques called blocks, of a clique with n vertices, such that every block has r vertices, and the blocks together cover a maximum number of edges. We demonstrate a combinatorial optimization method that generates such optimal partial clique edge coverings. It takes certain packages of columns (corresponding to vertices) in the incidence matrix of the blocks, considers the number of uncovered edges as an energy term that has to be minimized by transforming these packages. As a proof of concept we can completely solve the above maximization problem in the case of \(k\le 4\) blocks and obtain optimal coverings for all integers n and r with \(r/n\ge 5/9\) . This generalizes known results for total coverings to partial coverings. The method as such is not restricted to \(k\le 4\) blocks, but a challenge for further research (also on total coverings) is to limit the case distinctions when more blocks are involved.
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  • Packing a fixed number of identical circles in a circular container with
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  • An algorithm for computing Fréchet means on the sphere
    • Abstract: For most optimisation methods an essential assumption is the vector space structure of the feasible set. This condition is not fulfilled if we consider optimisation problems over the sphere. We present an algorithm for solving a special global problem over the sphere, namely the determination of Fréchet means, which are points minimising the mean distance to a given set of points. The Branch and Bound method derived needs no further assumptions on the input data, but is able to cope with this objective function which is neither convex nor differentiable. The algorithm’s performance is tested on simulated and real data.
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  • Mixed-integer programming approaches for the tree $$t^*$$ t ∗ -spanner
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    • Abstract: The tree \(t^*\) -spanner problem is an NP-hard problem, which is concerned with finding a spanning tree in a given undirected weighted graph, such that for each pair of nodes the ratio of the shortest distance in the spanning tree and the shortest distance in the given graph is bounded by t. The goal is to find a spanning tree, which gives the minimal t. This problem is associated with many network design applications, but in particular, in the context of architecture of distributed systems. We introduce mixed-integer programming formulations for the tree \(t^*\) -spanner problem, and present a branch-and-cut solution approach based on these formulations. The branch-and-cut is enhanced with an initialization procedure and a primal heuristic. A computational study is done to assess the effectiveness of our proposed algorithmic strategies. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first time that an exact approach is proposed for this problem.
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  • Location of a conservative hyperplane for cutting plane methods in
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    • Abstract: Although several classes of cutting plane methods for deterministically solving disjoint bilinear programming (DBLP) have been proposed, the frequently encountered computational issue regarding the generation of a suitable cut from a degenerate vertex in a pseudo-global minimizer (PGM) still remains. Among the approaches to dealing with degeneracy, the most recent one is to generate a conservative cut. Nevertheless, the computational performance of the corresponding distance-following algorithm for its location seems far from satisfactory. This paper proposes several approaches that can be utilized to efficiently locate a conservative hyperplane from a degenerate vertex in a PGM. Extensive experiments are conducted to evaluate their performance from the dimensionality as well as the degree of degeneracy. From the computational viewpoint, these new approaches can outperform the earlier developed distance-following algorithm, and thereby can be incorporated into cutting plane methods for solving DBLP.
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  • A simultaneous diagonalization based SOCP relaxation for convex quadratic
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    • Abstract: This paper proposes a new second-order cone programming (SOCP) relaxation for convex quadratic programs with linear complementarity constraints. The new SOCP relaxation is derived by exploiting the technique that two positive semidefinite matrices can be simultaneously diagonalizable, and is proved to be at least as tight as the classical SOCP relaxation and virtually it can be tighter. We also prove that the proposed SOCP relaxation is equivalent to the semidefinite programming (SDP) relaxation when the objective function is strictly convex. Then an effective branch-and-bound algorithm is designed to find a global optimal solution. Numerical experiments indicate that the proposed SOCP relaxation based branch-and-bound algorithm spends less computing time than the SDP relaxation based branch-and-bound algorithm on condition that the rank of the quadratic objective function is large. The superiority is highlighted when solving the strictly convex quadratic program with linear complementarity constraints.
      PubDate: 2019-10-01
       
  • Mixed-integer programming formulation of a data-driven solver in
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    • Abstract: This paper presents a mixed-integer quadratic programming formulation of an existing data-driven approach to computational elasticity. This formulation is suitable for application of a standard mixed-integer programming solver, which finds a global optimal solution. Therefore, the results obtained by the presented method can be used as benchmark instances for any other algorithm. Preliminary numerical experiments are performed to compare quality of solutions obtained by the proposed method and a heuristic conventionally used in the data-driven computational mechanics.
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  • Essential stability of cooperative equilibria for population games
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      PubDate: 2019-10-01
       
  • A new tool for the investigation of extended real-valued functions
    • Abstract: In this paper, we assign to each extended real-valued function f on a linear space a translative function which is generated by the epigraph of f and called the epitranslative function of f. Relationships between the properties of both functions are investigated. The results are applied to characterize continuity and Lipschitz continuity of f by its epigraph. Furthermore, an epitranslative function is used to derive a formula for the epigraph of the inf-convolution. The basis for the study is established by statements on Gerstewitz functionals and on the directional closure of sets.
      PubDate: 2019-10-01
       
  • A note on unique solvability of the absolute value equation
    • Abstract: In this note, we show that the singular value condition \(\sigma _{\max }(B) < \sigma _{\min }(A)\) leads to the unique solvability of the absolute value equation \(Ax + B x = b\) for any b. This result is superior to those appeared in previously published works by Rohn (Optim Lett 3:603–606, 2009).
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  • Some brief observations in minimizing the sum of locally Lipschitzian
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    • Abstract: This works investigates a conceptual algorithm for computing critical points of nonsmooth nonconvex optimization problems whose objective function is the sum of two locally Lipschitzian (component) functions. We show that upon additional assumptions on the component functions and or feasible set, the given algorithm extends several well-known optimization methods.
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  • On the metric dimension of the folded n -cube
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      PubDate: 2019-09-09
       
 
 
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