Volker Kaibel

Prof. Dr. Volker Kaibel

Chair for Mathematical Optimization
Institute for Mathematical Optimization (IMO)
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Universitätsplatz 2
39106 Magdeburg, Germany
email: kaibel@ovgu.de
office: G02-221b
phone: +49 391 67 58759
fax: +49 391 67 11171

Office hour: Wednesday 10-11

News

  • OvGU Magdeburg has been ranked among the top three universities for studying mathematics in Germany:
  • A special issue of Math. Programming, Ser. B, on Lifts of Convex Sets in Optimization edited by Rekha R. Thomas (U Washington) and myself has been published (you may want to click on the cover to see the table of contents):

Research Interests

  • Polyhedral Combinatorics, Integer Programming, Polyhedral Theory

Recent Publications / Preprints

  • Subgraph polytopes and independence polytopes of count matroids
    Michele Conforti, Volker Kaibel, Matthias Walter, Stefan Weltge
    In: Operations Research Letters, 2015, 43 (5), 457 - 460 (pdf, bibtex)
  • Extended Formulations for Independence Polytopes of Regular Matroids
    Volker Kaibel, Jon Lee, Matthias Walter, Stefan Weltge
    In: arXiv:1504.03872, 2015 (pdf, bibtex)
  • The Unimodular Intersection Problem
    Volker Kaibel, Shmuel Onn, Pauline Sarrabezolles
    In: Operations Research Letters, 2015, 43 (pdf, bibtex)
  • Simple extensions of polytopes
    Volker Kaibel, Matthias Walter
    In: Math. Program. Ser. B, 2015, 154 (1-2), 381-406 (pdf, bibtex)
  • Forbidden Vertices
    Gustavo Angulo, Shabbir Ahmed, Santanu S. Dey, Volker Kaibel
    In: Mathematics of Oper. Res., 2015, 40 (2), 350-360 (pdf, bibtex)
  • Lower Bounds on the Sizes of Integer Programs without Additional Variables
    Volker Kaibel, Stefan Weltge
    In: Math. Program. Ser. B, 2015, 154 (1-2), 407--425 (pdf, bibtex)
  • A Short Proof that the Extension Complexity of the Correlation Polytope Grows Exponentially
    Volker Kaibel, Stefan Weltge
    In: Discrete & Computational Geometry, 2015, 53 (2), 396--401 (pdf, bibtex)
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Current Teaching

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Funded Projects

  • DFG-Project KA 1616/4-1 Extended Formulations in Combinatorial Optimization (2012-2015)

Editorial Work

Service

Short CV

2007-Professor (W3) at Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg
2002Habilitation (Mathematics) at TU Berlin
1997Doctoral Degree (Dr. rer. nat.) at Universität zu Köln, Supervisor: Michael Jünger
1993Diploma (Mathematics) at Universität zu Köln, Supervisor: Michael Jünger
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