Preface. Participants. Editors. Part I: Global Optimization. 1. Global Optimization Methods for Location and Distance Geometry Problems; H. Tuy. 2. Branch and Cut Methods for Mixed Integer Linear Programming Problems; L. Caccetta. 3. Separability of Star-Shaped Sets with Respect to Infinity; A.M. Rubinov, A.P. Shveidel. 4. Nonlinear Unconstrained Optimization Methods: A Review; A.M. Rubinov, et al. 5. New Dual Formulations in Constrained Integer Programming; X. Sun, D. Li. 6. Simulated Annealing and Penalty Methods for Binary Multicommodity Flow Problems; X.Q. Yang, et al. Part II: Nonsmooth Optimization. 7. A Quadratic Recourse Function for the Two-Stage Stochastic Program; J.R. Birge, et al. 8. Lagrange Multipliers for Nonconvex Optimization; B.D. Craven. 9. Class-Inclusion Properties for Convex Functions; A. Eberhard, C.E.M. Pearce. 10. On Generic Locally Convex Vector Functions; V. Gershkovich, et al. 11. Essential Components and Connectedness of Solution Set for Complementarity Problems; G. Isac, G.X.Z. Yuan. 12. On Relations between Vector Variational Inequality and Vector Optimization Problem; G.M. Lee. Part III: Optimization Methods. 13. Parameter Estimation in Dynamic Systems; K. Schittkowski. 14. Methods of Feasible Directions: A Review; X. Chen, M.M. Kostreva. 15. Computational Method for a Class of Optimal Switching Control Problems; Y. Liu, K.L. Teo. 16. Optimization by Way of the Trajectory Following Method;T.L. Vincent. 17. Solving Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman Equations by an Upwind Finite Difference Method; S. Wang, et al. 18. An Efficient Approximation Method for a Class of Continuous Linear Programs; K.H. Wong, et al. Part IV: Applications. 19. Calibration of Parameters for a Combined Gravity and Traffic Assignment Model; R. Han. 20. A Restricted Variation Argument to Derive Necessary Conditions for the Optimal Control of a Train; P. Howlett. 21. Determination of Optimal Batch Size for a Manufacturing System; R. Sarker, C. Newton. 22. Parameter Estimation in a Mathematical Model for Substrate Diffusion in a Metabolically Active Cutaneous Tissue; K. Schittkowski.