Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, 26 October 2011, SolveIT Software Pty Ltd, a leading provider of enterprise software for supply & demand optimisation and predictive modelling, announced the launch of an international competition in the area of the optimisation science. The challenge is to solve the Magic Square Problem (constrained and un-constrained versions) using modern heuristic methods.

“We are interested in identifying world-class talent in the areas of optimisation science and we hope this competition will help us do that,” said Dr Zbigniew Michalewicz, Chairman of SolveIT Software and Chief Scientific Officer. “As a company that applies modern heuristic methods to solve complex supply chain problems, we are keen on promoting the benefits and capabilities of these methods. It is our vision that this competition will help us identify talent in the field of optimisation science, and rouse interest amongst individuals of the academic and scholastic communities on the real-world application of these methods.”

The competition is open to all individuals (not groups) and it closes on November 22nd, 2011. The prize of the competition is $5,000.00 (AUD). For more information on the competition and to register your interest, please visit .

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SolveIT Software

SolveIT Software Pty Ltd is an Australian company specialising in supply & demand optimisation and predictive modelling. With more than 150 employees across 5 offices, SolveIT offers enterprise advanced planning software for supply chain network optimisation and demand planning & forecasting. SolveIT’s mining software applications cover exploration management, mine planning and scheduling, and pit-to-port logistics optimisation. Customers of SolveIT Software include Rio Tinto Iron Ore, BHP Iron Ore, Viterra, Pacific National Coal, Incitec Pivot, Foster's Group, Nufarm, Liquor Marketing Group, PFD Food Services, Pernod Ricard, Fortescue Metals Group, Xstrata Copper/Zinc/Coal, BMA Coal, Hancock Prospecting, ElectraNet, Crossland Resources, and CBH Group.

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SolveIT Software Pty Ltd
Level 1, 99 Frome Street, Adelaide, SA 5000
P.O. Box 3161, Adelaide, SA 5000
Phone: +61 8 8221-5533
Fax: +61 8 8221-5677
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Jody Chiem
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M: 0413296808


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