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P2-2018 Using Goal Programming on Estimated Pareto Fronts to Solve Multiobjective Problems. Rodrigo Lankaites Pinheiro, Dario Landa-Silva, Wasakorn Laesanklang, Ademir Aparecido Constantino. 7th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES 2018), pp. XX-XX, Scitepress, Funchal, Portugal, January 2018.
Problem instances (set Webroster) available from https://goo.gl/1733qY
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P1-2018 An Evolutionary Strategy with Machine Learning for Learning to Rank in Information Retrieval. Osman A. Ibrahim, Dario Landa-Silva. To Appear in Soft Computing, Vol. XX, No. X, pp. XX-XX, 2018. PDF

P12-2012 Fuzzy C-Means-based Scenario Bundling for Stochastic Service Network Design. Xiaoping Jiang, Ruibin Bai, Dario Landa-Silva, Uwe Aickelin. To Appear in the 2017 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence (IEEE-SSCI 2017), pp. XX-XX, IEEE Press, Hawaii, USA, November 2017. PDF
P11-2017 Approximate Dynamic Programming With Combined Policy Functions for Solving Multi-Stage Nurse Rostering Problem. Peng Shi, Dario Landa-Silva.
3rd International Workshop on Machine Learning, Optimization and Big Data (MOD 2017), Volterra, Italy, September 2017. DOI: TBA
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P10-2016 Decomposition Techniques with Mixed Integer Programming and Heuristics for Home Healthcare Planning. Wasakorn Laesanklang, Dario Landa-Silva. Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 256, No. 1, pp. 93-127, 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s10479-016-2352-8
Problem instances (set Webroster) available from https://goo.gl/1733qY
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P9-2017 Randomized Heuristics for the Capacitated Clustering Problem. Anna Martinez-Gavara, Dario Landa-Silva, Vicente Campos, Rafael Marti. Information Sciences, Vol. 417, pp. 154-168, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2017.06.041 PDF
P8-2017 Solving a Large Real-world Bus Driver Scheduling Problem with a Multi-assignment Based Heuristic Algorithm. Ademir Aparecido Constantino, Candido Ferreira Xavier de Mendonca Neto, Silvio Alexandre de Araujo, Dario Landa-Silva, Rogerio Calvi, Allainclair Flausino dos Santos. Journal of Universal Computer Science, Vol. 23, No. 5, pp. 479-504, 2017. http://www.jucs.org/jucs_23_5/solving_a_large_real PDF
P7-2017 Multi-Start Methods for the Capacitated Clustering Problem. Anna Martinez-Gavara, Vicente Campos, Dario Landa-Silva, Rafael Marti. XII Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2017), Barcelona, Spain, July 2017. PDF
P6-2017 Diversity-Based Adaptive Genetic Algorithm for a Workforce Scheduling and Routing Problem. Haneen Algethami, Dario Landa-Silva. 2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2017), pp. 1771-1778, IEEE Press, San Sebastian, Spain, June 2017. DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2017.7969516
Problem instances (set Webroster) available from https://goo.gl/1733qY
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P5-2017 A Technique Based on Trade-off Maps to Visualise and Analyse Relationships Between Objectives in Optimisation Problems. Rodrigo Lankaites Pinheiro, Dario Landa-Silva, Jason Atkin. Journal of Multi-criteria Decision Analysis, Vol. 24, No. 1-2, pp. 37-56, 2017. DOI: 10.1002/mcda.1604 PDF
P4-2017 ES-Rank: Evolution Strategy Learning to Rank Approach. Osman Ali Sadek Ibrahim, Dario Landa-Silva. 32nd ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC 2017), pp. 944-950, ACM Press, Marrakech, Morocco, April 2017. DOI: 10.1145/3019612.3019696 PDF
P3-2017 Selecting Genetic Operators to Maximise Preference Satisfaction in a Workforce Scheduling and Routing Problem. Haneen Algethami, Dario Landa-Silva, Anna Martinez-Gavara. 6th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES 2017), pp. 416-423, Scitepress, Porto, Portugal, February 2017. DOI: 10.5220/0006203304160423
Problem instances (set Webroster) available from https://goo.gl/1733qY
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P2-2017 Towards Collaborative Optimisation in a Shared-logistics Environment for Pickup and Delivery Operations. Timothy Curtois, Wasakorn Laesanklang, Dario Landa-Silva, Mohammad Mesgarpour, Yi Qu. 6th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES 2017), pp. 477-482, Scitepress, Porto, Portugal, February 2017. DOI: 10.5220/0006291004770482 PDF
P1-2017 An Investigation of Heuristic Decomposition to Tackle Workforce Scheduling and Routing With Time-dependent Activities Constraints. Wasakorn Laesanklang, Dario Landa-Silva, J. Arturo Castillo-Salazar. Operations Research and Enterprise Systems, Series Communications in Computer and Information Science, Vol. 695, pp. 239-260, Springer, 2017. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-53982-9 14
Problem instances (set Four Scenarios) available from https://goo.gl/1733qY
Extended Version of Paper Presented at the 5th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES 2016), Rome, Italy, February 2016.
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P9-2016 An Application Programming Interface with Increased Performance for Optimisation Problems Data. Rodrigo Lankaites Pinheiro, Dario Landa-Silva, Rong Qu, Ademir Aparecido Constantino, Edson Yanaga. Journal of Management Analytics, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 305-332, 2016. DOI: 10.1080/23270012.2016.1233514 PDF
P8-2016 (1+1)-Evolutionary Gradient Strategy to Evolve Global Term Weights in Information Retrieval. Osman Ali Sadek Ibrahim, Dario Landa-Silva. Advances in Computational Systems, pp. 387-405, Vol. 513, Series Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Springer, September 2016.
16th Annual UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence (UKCI 2016), Lancaster, UK. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-46562-3_25
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P7-2016 Term Frequency with Average Term Occurrences For Textual Information Retrieval. Osman A. Ibrahim, Dario Landa-Silva. Soft Computing, Vol. 20, No. 8, pp. 3045-3061, 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s00500-015-1935-7 PDF
P6-2016 Hyper-volume Evolutionary Algorithm. Khoi Nguyen Le, Dario Landa-Silva. VNU Journal of Science: Computer Science and Communication Engineering, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 10-32, 2016. E-Publication PDF
P5-2016 Dynamic Programming with Approximation Function for Nurse Scheduling. Peng Shi, Dario Landa-Silva. Machine Learning, Optimization, and Big Data, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 10122, pp. 269-280, August 2016.
2nd International Workshop on Machine Learning, Optimization and Big Data (MOD 2016), Volterra, Italy, August 2016. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-51469-7_23
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P4-2016 Workforce Scheduling and Routing Problems Literature Survey and Computational Study. J. Arturo Castillo-Salazar, Dario Landa-Silva, Rong Qu. Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 239, No. 1, pp. 39-67, 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s10479-014-1687-2
Problem instances (set Four Scenarios) available from https://goo.gl/1733qY
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P3-2016 A Genetic Algorithm for a Workforce Scheduling and Routing Problem. Haneen Algethami, Rodrigo Lankaites Pinheiro, Dario Landa-Silva. 2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2016), pp. 927-934, IEEE Press, Vancouver, Canada, July 2016. DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2016.7743889
Problem instances (set Webroster) available from https://goo.gl/1733qY
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P2-2016 Towards an Efficient API for Optimisation Problems Data. Rodrigo Lankaites Pinheiro, Dario Landa-Silva, Rong Qu, Edson Yanaga, Aparecido Constantino. 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2016), Vol. 2, pp. 89-98, Scitepress, Rome, Italy, April 2016. DOI: 10.5220/0005915800890098 PDF
P1-2016 Mixed Integer Programming with Decomposition for Workforce Scheduling and Routing With Time-dependent Activities Constraints. Wasakorn Laesanklang, Dario Landa-Silva, J. Arturo Castillo-Salazar. 5th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES 2016), pp. 330-339, Scitepress, Rome, Italy, February 2016. DOI: 10.5220/0005757503300339
Problem instances (set Four Scenarios) available from https://goo.gl/1733qY
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P8-2015 Extended Decomposition for Mixed Integer Programming to Solve a Workforce Scheduling and Routing Problem. Wasakorn Laesanklang, Rodrigo Lankaites Pinheiro, Haneen Algethami, Dario Landa-Silva. Operations Research and Enterprise Systems, Series Communications in Computer and Information Science, Vol. 577, pp. 191-211, Springer, 2015. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-27680-9_12
Problem instances (set Webroster) available from https://goo.gl/1733qY
Extended Version of Paper Presented at the 4th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES 2015), Lisbon, Portugal, January 2015.
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P7-2015 A Variable Neighbourhood Search for the Workforce Scheduling and Routing Problem. Rodrigo Lankaites Pinheiro, Dario Landa-Silva, Jason Atkin. Advances in Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing, Series Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Vol. 419, 7th World Congress on Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing (NaBIC 2015), pp. 247-259, Springer, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, December 2015. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-27400-3_22
Problem instances (set Webroster) available from https://goo.gl/1733qY
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P6-2015 A Hybrid GRASP-VNS for Ship Routing and Scheduling Problem with Discretized Time Windows. Jesica de Armas, Eduardo Lalla-Ruiz, Christopher Exposito-Izquierdo, Dario Landa-Silva, Belen Melian-Batista Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 45, pp. 350-360, Elsevier, October 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.engappai.2015.07.013 PDF
P5-2015 Analysis of Objectives Relationships in Multiobjective Problems Using Trade-Off Region Maps. Rodrigo L. Pinheiro, Dario Landa-Silva, Jason Atkin. 2015 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2015), pp. 735-742, ACM Press, Madrid, Spain, July 2015. DOI: 10.1145/2739480.2754721 PDF
P4-2015 A Study of Genetic Operators for the Workforce Scheduling and Routing Problem. Haneen Algethami, Dario Landa-Silva. XI Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2015), pp. 75.1-75.11, Agadir, Morocco, June 2015.
Problem instances (set Webroster) available from https://goo.gl/1733qY
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P3-2015 A Variable Neighbourhood Search for Nurse Scheduling with Balanced Preference Satisfaction. Ademir Aparecido Constantino, Everton Tozzo, Rodrigo Lankaites Pinheiro, Dario Landa-Silva, Wesley Romao. 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2015), Vol. 2, pp. 462-470, Scitepress, Barcelona, Spain, April 2015. DOI: 10.5220/0005364404620470 PDF
P2-2015 A Greedy Heuristic for Workforce Scheduling and Routing With Time-dependent Activities Constraints. J. Arturo Castillo-Salazar, Dario Landa-Silva, Rong Qu. 4th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES 2015), pp. 367-375, Scitepress, Lisbon, Portugal, January 2015. DOI: 10.5220/0005223203670375
Problem instances (set Four Scenarios) available from https://goo.gl/1733qY
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P1-2015 Mixed Integer Programming with Decomposition to Solve a Workforce Scheduling and Routing Problem. Wasakorn Laesanklang, Dario Landa-Silva, J. Arturo Castillo-Salazar. 4th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES 2015), pp. 283-293, Scitepress, Lisbon, Portugal, January 2015. DOI: 10.5220/0005223602830293
Problem instances (set Webroster) available from https://goo.gl/1733qY
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P5-2014 A New Weighting Scheme and Discriminative Approach for Information Retrieval in Static and Dynamic Document Collections. Osman A. S. Ibrahim, Dario Landa-Silva. 14th UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence (UKCI2014), Bradford, UK, September 2014. PDF
P4-2014 A Heuristic Algorithm Based on Multi-assignment Procedures for Nurse Scheduling. Ademir Aparecido Constantino, Dario Landa-Silva, Everton Luiz de Melo, Candido Ferreira Xavier de Mendonca, Douglas Baroni Rizzato, Wesley Romao. Annals of Operations Research, 218(1), pp. 165-183, 2014. DOI: 10.1007/s10479-013-1357-9 PDF
P3-2014 An Evolutionary Algorithm for Graph Planarisation by Vertex Deletion. Rodrigo Lankaites Pinheiro, Ademir Aparecido Constantino, Candido F. X. de Mendonca, Dario Landa-Silva. 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2014), Vol. 1, pp. 464-471, Scitepress, Lisbon, Portugal, April 2014. DOI: 10.5220/0004883704640471 PDF
P2-2014 A Development and Integration Framework for Optimisation-Based Enterprise Solutions. Rodrigo Lankaites Pinheiro, Dario Landa-Silva. 3rd International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES 2014), pp. 233-240, Scitepress, Angers, France, March 2014. DOI: 10.5220/0004833802330240 PDF
P1-2014 Computational Study for Workforce Scheduling and Routing Problems. J. Arturo Castillo-Salazar, Dario Landa-Silva, Rong Qu. 3rd International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES 2014), pp. 434-444, Scitepress, Angers, France, March 2014. DOI: 10.5220/0004833904340444
Problem instances (set Four Scenarios) available from https://goo.gl/1733qY
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P2-2013 Overview of Telematics-Based Prognostics and Health Management Systems for Commercial Vehicles. Mohammad Mesgarpour, Dario Landa-Silva, Ian Dickinson. Activities of Transport Telematics, J. Mikulski (ed.), Communications in Computer and Information Science, Vol. 395, pp. 123-130, Springer, 2013. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-41647-7_16
Presented at the 13th International Conference on Transport Systems Telematics (TST 2013), Katowice Poland, October 2013.
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P1-2013 Particle Swarm Optimization for the Steiner Tree in Graph and Delay-Constrained Multicast Routing Problems. Rong Qu, Ying Xu, Juan P. Castro, Dario Landa-Silva. Journal of Heuristics, 19(2), pp. 317-342, 2013. DOI: 10.1007/s10732-012-9198-2 PDF

P3-2012 An Evolutionary Non-Linear Great Deluge Approach for Solving Course Timetabling Problems. Joe Henry Obit, Djamila Ouelhadj, Dario Landa-Silva, Rayner Alfred. International Journal of Computer Science Issues(IJCSI), 9(4), pp. 1-13, 2012. ISSN Online: 1694-0814 PDF
P2-2012 A Survey of Workforce Scheduling and Routing. Arturo Castillo-Salazar, Dario Landa-Silva, Rong Qu. 9th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2012), pp. 283-302, Oslo, Norway, August 2012. PDF
P1-2012 Evolutionary Local Search for Solving the Office Space Allocation Problem. Ozgur Ulker, Dario Landa-Silva. 2012 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2012), pp. 3573-3580, IEEE Press, Brisbane, Australia, June 2012. DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2012.6253009 PDF

P8-2011 Designing a Multi-agent Approach System for Distributed Course Timetabling. Joe Henry Obit, Dario Landa-Silva, Djamila Ouelhadj, Teong Khan Vun, Rayner Alfred. 2011 IEEE Hybrid Intelligent Systems Conference (IEEE-HIS 2011), pp. 103-108, IEEE Press, Melacca, Malaysia, December 2011. DOI: 10.1109/HIS.2011.6122088 PDF
P7-2011 Non-Linear Great Deluge with Reinforcement Learning for University Course Timetabling. Joe Henry Obit, Dario Landa-Silva, Marc Sevaux, Djamila Ouelhadj. Metaheuristics: Intelligent Decision Making, Marco Caserta, Stefan Voss (eds.), Springer, 2011. Link to the Book.
Extended Version of Paper Presented at the 8th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2009), Hamburg Germany, August 2009.
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P6-2011 Nature of Real-World Multi-objective Vehicle Routing with Evolutionary Algorithms. Juan Castro-Gutierrez, Dario Landa-Silva, Jose Moreno Perez. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE SMC 2011), pp. 257-264, IEEE Press, Anchorage, Alaska, October 2011. DOI: 10.1109/ICSMC.2011.6083675
Problem Instances available from https://github.com/psxjpc/MOVRPTW-Generator
Algorithm Implementation available from https://github.com/psxjpc/MOVRPTW-Paradiseo
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P5-2011 Hybrid Heuristic for Multi-carrier Transportation Plans. Dario Landa-Silva, Yijun Wang, Paul Donovan, Graham Kendall. 9th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2011), pp. 221-229, Udine, Italy, July 2011. PDF
P4-2011 Comparing Hybrid Constructive Heuristics for University Course Timetabling. Dario Landa-Silva, Joe Henry Obit. VII ALIO/EURO Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization, Porto, Portugal, pp. 222-225, May 2011. PDF
P3-2011 Designing Difficult Office Space Allocation Problem Instances with Mathematical Programming. Özgür Ülker, Dario Landa-Silva. Experimental Algorithms, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6630, pp. 280-291, Springer-Verlag, 2011. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-20662-7_24
Presented at the 2011 Symposium on Experimental Algorithms (SEA 2011), Crete, Greece, May 2011.
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P2-2011 A Heuristic Algorithm For Nurse Scheduling With Balanced Preference Satisfaction. Ademir A. Constantino, Dario Landa-Silva, Everton Luiz de Melo, Wesley Romão. 2011 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Scheduling (IEEE-CISched 2011), pp. 39-45, IEEE Press, Paris, France, April 2011. DOI: 10.1109/SCIS.2011.5976549 PDF
P1-2011 An Adaptive Evolutionary Multi-objective Approach Based on Simulated Annealing. Hui Li, Dario Landa-Silva. MIT Evolutionary Computation Journal, 19(4), pp. 561-595, 2011. DOI: 10.1162/EVCO_a_00038 PDF

P9-2010 Improved Dynamic Lexicographic Ordering for Multi-objective Optimisation. Juan Castro-Gutierrez, Dario Landa-Silva, Jose A. Moreno-Perez. Parallel Problem Solving from Nature - PPSN XI, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6239, pp. 31-40, Springer, 2010. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-15871-1_4
Presented at the 11th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature (PPSN 2010), Krakow Poland, September 2010.
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P8-2010 CODEA - An Agent Based Multi-Objective Optimization Framework. Juan Castro-Gutierrez, Dario Landa-Silva, Jose Moreno-Perez. VII Congreso Español sobre Metaheuristicas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados (MAEB 2010), pp. 319-327. Valencia, Spain, September 2010. PDF
P7-2010 Iterated Heuristic Algorithms for the Classroom Assignment Problem. Ademir Aparecido Constantino, Walter Marcondes Filho, Dario Landa-Silva. 2010 International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2010), pp. 152-166. Belfast, Northern Ireland, August 2010. PDF
P6-2010 Towards an Integrated Workforce Management System. Dario Landa-Silva, Arturo Castillo, Leslie Bowie, Hazel Johnston. 2010 International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2010), pp. 519-523. Belfast, Northern Ireland, August 2010. PDF
P5-2010 Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization Algorithms with Probabilistic Representation Based on Pheromone Trails. Hui Li, Dario Landa-Silva, Xavier Gandibleux. 2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2010), pp. 2307-2314, IEEE Press, Barcelona, Spain, July 2010. DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2010.5585998 PDF
P4-2010 Computational Study of Non-Linear Great Deluge for University Course Timetabling. Joe Henry Obit, Dario Landa-Silva. Intelligent Systems: From Theory to Practice, Sgurev, Vassil and Hadjiski, Mincho and Kacprzyk, Janusz (eds), Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 299, pp. 309-328, Springer-Verlag, 2010. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-13428-9_14
Presented at the 2008 International Conference on Intelligent Systems (IEEE-IS 2008), Varna Bulgaria, September 2008.
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P3-2010 A 0/1 Integer Programming Model for the Office Space Allocation Problem. Özgür Ülker, Dario Landa-Silva. Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics, 36, pp. 575-582, 2010. DOI: 10.1016/j.endm.2010.05.073
Presented at the 2010 International Symposium on Combinatorial Optimization (ISCO 2010), Hammamet Tunisia, March 2010.
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P2-2010 Towards the Design of Heuristics by Means of Self-Assembly . German Terrazas, Dario Landa-Silva, Natalio Krasnogor. Electronic Proceedings in Theoretical Computer Science (EPTCS). Vol. 26, pp. 135-146, 2010. DOI: 10.4204/EPTCS.26.13
Presented at Workshop on Developments in Computational Models (DCM 2010), Edinburgh, UK, July 2010.
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P1-2010 Discovering Beneficial Cooperative Structures for the Automatic Construction of Heuristics. German Terrazas, Dario Landa-Silva, Natalio Krasnogor. Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization (NICSO 2010), Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 284, pp. 89-100, Springer-Verlag, 2010. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-12538-6_8
Presented at the 4th International Workshop on Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization (NICSO 2010), Granada Spain, May 2010.
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P9-2009 Dynamic Lexicographic Approach for Heuristic Multi-objective Optimization. Juan Castro-Gutierrez, Dario Landa-Silva, Jose Moreno-Perez. Workshop on Intelligent Metaheuristics for Logistic Planning (CAEPIA-TTIA 2009), pp. 153-163, Seville, Spain, November 2009. PDF
P8-2009 Exploring Feasible and Infeasible Regions in the Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows Using a Multi-objective Particle Swarm Optimization Approach. J.P. Castro, D. Landa-Silva, J.A. Moreno. Nature Inspired Cooperatives Strategies for Optimization (NICSO 2008), Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 236, pp. 103-114, Springer-Verlag, 2009. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-03211-0_9
Presented at the 3rd International Workshop on Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization (NICSO 2008), Tenerife Spain, November 2008.
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P7-2009 Hyperheuristic as Component of a Multi-Objective Metaheuristic. Nadarajen Veerapen, Dario Landa-Silva, Xavier Gandibleux. Doctoral Symposium on Engineering Stochastic Local Search Algorithms (SLS-DS 2009), Brussels, Belgium, September 2009. PDF
P6-2009 Non-Linear Great Deluge with Learning Mechanism for Solving the Course Timetabling Problem. Joe H. Obit, Dario Landa-Silva, Djamilah Ouelhadj, Marc Sevaux. 8th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2009), Hamburgh, Germany, July 2009. PDF
P5-2009 Evolutionary Non-Linear Great Deluge for University Course Timetabling. Dario Landa-Silva, Joe Henry Obit. Hybrid Artificial Intelligent Systems, E. Corchado, X. Wu, E. Oja, A. Herrero, B. Baruque (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5572, pp. 269-276, Springer, 2009. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-02319-4
Presented at the 4th International Conference on Hybrid Artificial Intelligence Systems (HAIS 2009), Salamanca Spain, June 2009.
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P4-2009 An Elitist GRASP Metaheuristic for the Multi-objective Quadratic Assignment Problem. Hui Li, Dario Landa-Silva. Evolutionary Multi-criterion Optimization (EMO 2009), M. Ehrgott, C.M. Fonseca, X. Gandibleux, J.K. Hao, M. Sevaux (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5467, pp. 481-494, Springer, 2009. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-01020-0_38
Presented at the 5th International Conference on Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimizationm (EMO 2009), Nantes France, April 2009.
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P3-2009 An Improved Version of Volume Dominance for Multi-objective Optimisation. Khoi Le, Dario Landa-Silva, Hui Li. Evolutionary Multi-criterion Optimization (EMO 2009), M. Ehrgott, C.M. Fonseca, X. Gandibleux, J.K. Hao, M. Sevaux (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5467, pp. 231-245, Springer, 2009. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-01020-0_21
Presented at the 5th International Conference on Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimizationm (EMO 2009), Nantes France, April 2009.
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P2-2009 Heuristic Approach for Automated Shelf Space Allocation. Dario Landa-Silva, Fathima Marikar, Khoi Le. 24th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC 2009), Vol. 2, pp. 922-928, ACM Press, Hawaii, USA, March 2009. DOI: 10.1145/1529282.1529482. PDF
P1-2009 Towards Improving the Utilisation of University Teaching Space. Camille Beyrouthy, Edmund K. Burke, Dario Landa-Silva, Barry McCollum, Paul McMullan, Andrew J. Parkes. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 60(1), pp. 130-143, 2009. DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602523. PDF

P5-2008 Conflict Inheritance in Sectioning and Space Planning. Camille Beyrouthy, Edmund K. Burke, Dario Landa-Silva, Barry McCollum, Paul McMullan, Andrew J. Parkes 2008 International International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2008), Montreal, Canada, pp. 1-4, August 2008. PDF
P4-2008 Great Deluge with Nonlinear Decay Rate for Solving Course Timetabling Problems. Dario Landa-Silva, Joe Henry Obit. 2008 IEEE Conference on Intelligent Systems (IS 2008), pp. 8.11-8.18, IEEE Press, Varna, Bulgaria, September 2008. DOI: 10.1109/IS.2008.4670447 PDF
P3-2008 Evolutionary Multi-objective Simulated Annealing with Adaptive and Competitive Search Direction. Hui Li, Dario Landa-Silva. 2008 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2008), pp. 3311-3318, IEEE Press, Hong Kong, June 2008. DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2008.4631246 PDF
P2-2008 Adaptive and Assortative Mating Scheme for Evolutionary Multi-objective Algorithms. Khoi Nguyen Le, Dario Landa-Silva. Artificial Evolution, N. Monmarche, E.G. Talbi, P. Collet, M. Schoenauer, E. Lutton (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4926, pp. 172-183, Springer, 2008. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-79305-2_15
Presented at the 8th International Conference Evolution Artificielle (EA 2007), Tours France, October 2007.
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P1-2008 A Simple Evolutionary Algorithm with Self-Adaptation for Multi-Objective Optimisation. Dario Landa-Silva, Khoi Nguyen Le.
Adaptive and Multilevel Metaheuristics, C. Cotta, M. Sevaux, K. Sorensen (eds.), Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 136, pp. 133-155, Springer, 2008. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-79438-7_7
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P6-2007 Asynchronous Cooperative Local Search for the Office Space Allocation Problem. Dario Landa-Silva, Edmund K. Burke. INFORMS Journal on Computing, 19(4), pp. 575-587, 2007. DOI: 10.1287/ijoc.1060.0200 PDF
P5-2007 Clustering Within Timetabling Conflict Graphs. C. Beyrouthy, E.K. Burke, B. McCollum, B. McMullan, D. Landa-Silva, A.J. Parkes.
3rd Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications (MISTA 2007), Paris, France, pp. 553-556, August 2007.
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P4-2007 Preference Nurse Scheduling With Skeaky Wheel Optimisation. E.K. Burke, D. Landa-Silva, B. Mohamed. 2007 Workshop on Models and Algorithms for Planning and Scheduling (MAPSP 2007), Istanbul, Turkey, July 2007. PDF
P3-2007 On the Multi-objective Nature of Nurse Scheduling. E. Burke, D. Landa-Silva, B. Mohamed. 7th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2007), Montreal, Canada, June 2007. PDF
P2-2007 Obtaining Better Non-dominated Sets Using Volume Dominance. Khoi Nguyen Le, Dario Landa-Silva. 2007 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2007), Singapore, pp. 3119-3126, IEEE Press, September 2007. DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2007.4424870 PDF
P1-2007 The Teaching Space Allocation Problem with Splitting. Camille Beyrouthy, Edmund K. Burke, J. Dario Landa-Silva, Barry McCollum, Paul McMullan, Andrew J. Parkes. Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling VI (PATAT 2006), E.K. Burke, H. Rudova (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3867, pp. 228-247, Springer, 2007. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-77345-0_15
Presented at the 6th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2006), Brno, Czech Republic, August 2006.
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P2-2006 Understanding the Role of UFOs Within Space Exploitation. Camille Beyrouthy, Edmund K. Burke, J. Dario Landa-Silva, Barry McCollum, Paul McMullan, Andrew J. Parkes. 2006 International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2006), Brno, Czech Republic, pp. 359-362, August 2006. PDF
P1-2006 The Influence of the Fitness Evaluation Method on the Performance of Multiobjective Search Algorithms. E.K. Burke, J.D. Landa Silva. European Journal of Operational Research, 169(3), pp. 875-897, 2006. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2004.08.028 PDF

P3-2005 Multi-objective Hyper-heuristic Approaches for Space Allocation and Timetabling. Edmund K. Burke, J. Dario Landa-Silva, Eric Soubeiga.
Meta-heuristics: Progress as Real Problem Solvers, Toshihide Ibaraki, Koji Nonobe, Matsunori Yagiura (eds.), pp. 129-158, Springer, 2005. Link to the Book.
Extended Version of Paper Presented at the 5th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2003), Kyoto Japan, August 2003.
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P2-2005 Measuring the Robustness of Airline Fleet Schedules. F. Bian, E.K. Burke, S. Jain, G. Kendall, G.M. Koole, J.D. Landa-Silva, J. Mulder, M.C.E. Paelinck, C. Reeves, I. Rusdi, M.O. Suleman. Multidisciplinary Scheduling: Theory and Applications, Kendall G., Burke E., Petrovic S., Gendreau M. (eds.), pp. 381-392, Springer, 2005. DOI: 10.1007/0-387-27744-7_19
Extended Version of Paper Presented at the 1st Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications (MISTA 2003), Nottingham UK, August 2003.
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P1-2005 An Ant Algorithm Hyperheuristic for the Project Presentation Scheduling Problem. Edmund Burke, Graham Kendall, Dario Landa-Silva, Ross O'Brien, Eric Soubeiga. 2005 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2005), Edinburgh, UK, pp. 2263-2270, IEEE Press, July 2005. DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2005.1554976 PDF

P5-2004 Using Diversity to Guide the Search in Multi-Objective Optimization. J.D. Landa-Silva, E.K. Burke. Applications of Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms, Carlos A. Coello Coello, Gary B. Lamont (eds.), Advances in Natural Computation, Vol. 1, pp. 727-751, World Scientific, 2004. Link to the Book. PDF
P4-2004 The Design of Memetic Algorithms for Scheduling and Timetabling Problems. E.K. Burke, J.D. Landa-Silva. Recent Advances in Memetic Algorithms, Willaim E. Hart, N. Krasnogor N., J.E. Smith (eds.), Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, Vol. 166, pp. 289-312, Springer, 2004. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-32363-5_13 PDF
P3-2004 An Introduction to Multiobjective Metaheuristics for Scheduling and Timetabling. J.D. Landa-Silva, E.K. Burke, S. Petrovic. Metaheuristic for Multiobjective Optimisation, Xavier Gandibleux, Marc Sevaux, Kenneth Sorensen, Vincent T'kindt (eds.), Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems, Vol. 535, pp. 91-129, Springer, 2004. Link to the Book. PDF
P2-2004 Applying Heuristic Methods to Schedule Sports Competitions on Multiple Venues: Extended Abstract. E.K. Burke, D. de Werra, J.D. Landa-Silva, C Raess. 2004 International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2004), Pittsburgh, USA, pp. 441-444, August 2004. PDF
P1-2004 SpaceMAP - Applying Meta-Heuristics to Real World Space Allocation Problems in Academic Institutions. E.K. Burke, C. Beyrouthy, J.D. Landa-Silva, B. McCollum, P. McMullan. 2004 International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2004), Pittsburgh, USA, pp. 451-456, August 2004. PDF

P2-2003 Hyperheuristic Approaches for Multiobjective Optimisation. E.K. Burke, J.D. Landa-Silva, E. Soubeiga. 5th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2003), Kyoto, Japan, pp. 11.1-11.6, August 2003. PDF
P1-2003 Making Airline Schedules More Robust. F. Bian, E.K. Burke, S. Jain, G. Kendall, G.M. Koole, J.D. Landa-Silva, J. Mulder, M.C.E. Paelinck, C. Reeves, I. Rusdi, M.O. Suleman. 1st Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications (MISTA 2003), Nottingham, UK, pp. 678-693, August 2003. PDF

P1-2002 Improving the Performance of Trajectory-Based Multiobjective Optimisers by Using Relaxed Dominance. E.K. Burke E.K., J.D. Landa-Silva. 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning (SEAL 2002), Singapore, pp. 203-207, November 2002. PDF

P4-2001 On the Performance of Population-based Metaheuristics for the Space Allocation Problem: An Extended Abstract. E.K. Burke, P. Cowling, J.D. Landa-Silva. 4th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2001), Porto, Portugal, pp. 579-583, July 2001. PDF
P3-2001 Combining Hybrid Metaheuristics and Populations for the Multiobjective Optimisation of Space Allocation Problems. E.K. Burke, P. Cowling, J.D. Landa-Silva, S. Petrovic. 2001 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2001), San Francisco, USA, Morgan Kaufmann, pp. 1252-1259, July 2001. PDF
P2-2001 Hybrid Population-Based Metaheuristic Approaches for the Space Allocation Problem. E.K. Burke, P. Cowling, J.D. Landa-Silva. 2001 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2001), Seoul, South Korea, pp. 232-239, IEEE Press, May 2001. DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2001.934394 PDF
P1-2001 Three Methods to Automate the Space Allocation Process in UK Universities. E.K. Burke, P. Cowling, J.D. Landa-Silva, B. McCollum.
Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling III (PATAT 2000), E. Burke, W. Erben (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2079, pp. 254-272, Springer, 2001. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-44629-X_16
Presented at the 3rd International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2000), Konstanz Germany, August 2000.
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P1-2000 A Computer Based System for Space Allocation Optimisation. E.K. Burke, P. Cowling, J.D. Landa-Silva, B. McCollum, D. Varley. 27th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering (ICC&IE 2000), Beijing, China, pp. 11-15, China Machine Press, October 2000. PDF

P3-199X Identificacion Inteligente de Personas Mediante los Dermatoglifos. J.D. Landa-Silva. 1er Simposium Internacional en Tecnologias Inteligentes, pp. 50-57, Apizaco, Mexico, Octubre 1997. PDF
P2-199X Biometric Identification by Dermatoglyphics. P.A. Recobos-Rodriguez, J.D. Landa-Silva. 1996 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 1996), Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 319-322, IEEE Press, September 1996. DOI: 10.1109/ICIP.1996.559497 PDF
P1-199X Deteccion de las Lineas Palmares por Medio de Vision Artificial. J.D. Landa-Silva. XVII Congreso Internacional en Ingenieria Electronica (ELECTRO 1995), pp. 973-985, Chihuahua Mexico, Octubre 1995. PDF

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T-2003 Metaheuristic and Multiobjective Approaches for Space Allocation. J.D. Landa-Silva. Ph.D. Thesis, School of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Nottingham, UK, 2003. PDF
T-1997 Caracterizacion de los Dermatoglifos Palmares como una Nueva Metodologia de Identificacion Biometrica (Hand Palms Dermatoglyphics Characterization as a New Approach for Biometric Identity Verification). J.D. Landa-Silva. M.Sc. Thesis, Division de Estudios de Posgrado e Investigacion, Instituto Tecnologico de Chihuahua, Mexico, 1997. PDF