Topology Optimization and Risk Management

Efficient design is one of the most important objectives in modern engineering. In a multitude of applications this requires the balancing of cost savings and risk management. In the design of load bearing structures it is the goal to minimize material usage and weight while still ensuring design limits and constraints. Less material in key […]

Performance Measures for Algorithmic Trading

Automated Order Execution is the dominant way of executing trade orders for the last couple of years at major stock markets. There is a variety of algorithms that are designed to serve different purposes and traders preferences. In Automated Order Execution a computer-based algorithm is used to buy (or sell) a position while attempting to […]

VF2++ – a subgraph isomophism algorithm for molecular pattern matching

In a previous blog entry, we introduced COIN-OR::LEMON (, the open source C++ graph and network modelling library. As we mentioned there, this library targets both academic and industrial applications. In this post a use-case for the latter is shown.   Last year, QuantumBio Inc.1 approached us with a simple request: they were using LEMON […]