About the Author
Frédéric Gardi is a Senior Expert and Vice President of Products at Innovation 24, a subsidiary of Bouygues in Paris, France, and Product Manager of LocalSolver. He specializes in the design and engineering of local search algorithms.
Thierry Benoist is a Senior Expert in charge of operations research projects at Innovation 24.
Julien Darlay is an Expert at Innovation 24. His fields of expertise include algorithmics, combinatory and numerical optimization, forecast, statistical and logical data analysis and simulation.
Bertrand Estellon is Professor in the IT Department and the Faculty of Science at Aix-Marseille University in France and a member of the combinatory and operational research team of the Laboratoire d'Informatique Fondamentale de Marseille.
Romain Megel is an Expert at Innovation 24. His fields of expertise include algorithmics, optimization, inference-based systems (constraint programming, expert systems), and business rule management.