An overview of advances in combinatorial optimization related topics

Martello, Silvano
Weber, Gerhard Wilhelm


A sociological analysis on recent decentralization practices in global and Turkish context
Akbaş, Meral; Akşit, Bahattin; Department of Sociology (2007)
The debates over the structure of the Turkish government in the context of Public Administration Reform that point to restructuration of state and/or to re-organization of social relations between state, market and ‘civil society’ have gained momentum especially since the arrival of draft law about Main Principles of Public Administration and Restructuring of Public Administration to the Turkish Parliament. This thesis attempts to analyze the debate on recent public administration reform in Turkey in the co...
An evaluation of the changing approaches to children's play spaces
Memik, N. Hayal; Kayasü, Serap; Urban Design in City and Regional Planning Department (2004)
In the nineteenth century, specialization and segregation of land uses necessitated to identify formal spaces for child2s play activity in the cities. In the late nineteenth century, 11traditional playgrounds22 were provided for children. However, formally designed, spatially segregated play space brought its own problems itself. Rapid changes in the urban pattern and dominance of cars in the urban environment restricted the safe accessibility of children to such play spaces by themselves. Also, 11tradition...
An emergent form of reactive nationalism in Turkey : Türksolu
Erşahin, Direnç; Tokluoğlu, Ayşe Ceylan; Department of Sociology (2010)
The aim of this study is to position TürkSolu (TurkishLeft), a weekly newspaper, and its accompanying organizations in Turkey’s contemporary socio-political environment. TürkSolu, which defines itself as secular/leftist nationalist, will be investigated as a form of reactive nationalism that becomes viable in 2000s. By this means, it will be argued that TürkSolu’s secular/leftist nationalism is a form of extensively ‘exclusive’ – ethnicist – interpretation of nationalism.
An evaluation of the women’s entrepreneurship support activities in Turkey
Çoban, Aslı; Ecevit, Fatma Yıldız; Department of Gender and Women's Studies (2006)
Efforts for promotion of women’s entrepreneurship in Turkey have growing ever-more noteworthy in Turkey, in parallel to the other countries’ experiences. These efforts are ranging from creation of shared workshops by civil society organizations, entrepreneurship trainings, shared sales places to establishment of business incubators. Correspondingly, the actors involved in these activities are getting diverse. Women’s organizations, state organizations, private enterprises, chambers and national-internationa...
Contrasting policies and experiences of asylum seekers in Turkey
Manap-Kırmızıgül, Çiğdem; Kalaycıoğlu, Hediye Sibel; Department of Sociology (2008)
The purpose of this thesis is to describe the asylum seekers that reside in Turkey temporarily, from their own standpoint and from the viewpoint of workers and representatives working in the agencies and institutes involved in the field. This work focuses on the inconveniences experienced by asylum seekers and refugees during their stay in Turkey and the reasons of these inconveniences, in the context of social exclusion. The research for this thesis is based on the analysis of the in-depth interviews that ...
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S. Martello, G. W. Weber, and R. KASIMBEYLİ, “An overview of advances in combinatorial optimization related topics,” OPTIMIZATION, pp. 1291–1295, 2013, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: