Publications

Latest Publications

Hart Emma and Kevin Sim  A Hyper Heuristic Ensemble Approach to Static Job-shop Scheduling,  Evolutionary Computation (MIT Press), Vol. 24, No. 4, Pages: 609-635, 2016

Sim, Kevin and Hart, Emma  A New Rich Vehicle Routing Problem Model and Benchmark Resource, Proceedings of the The 11th edition of the International Conference on Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods for Design, Optimization and Control with Applications to Industrial and Societal Problems( EUROGEN-2015), 2015 (pre-print)

Sim, Kevin and Hart, Emma  A Novel Heuristic Generator for JSSP Using a Tree-Based Representation of Dispatching Rules in Proceedings GECCO 2015 Companion. ACM, 2015 (pre-print final version from ACM here)

Urquhart, N.Hart, E.Judson, A. (2015). (pre-print) Multi-Modal Employee Routing with Time Windows in an Urban Environment. In:  in Proceedings of the 2015 Genetic and Evolutionary Algorithms Conference. Madrid.

Combinatorial Optimisation Publications

Hart Emma and Kevin Sim  A Hyper Heuristic Ensemble Approach to Static Job-shop Scheduling,  Evolutionary Computation (MIT Press), Vol. 24, No. 4, Pages: 609-635, 2016

Sim, Kevin,  Hart, Emma, and Paechter, Ben. A Lifelong Learning Hyper-Heuristic for Bin-Packing  Evolutionary Computation, MIT Press Evolutionary Computation, 2015, 23, 37-67( pre-print version, final version here)

Hart, Emma, Sim, Kevin. On the life-long learning capabilities of NELLI* –  hyper-heuristic optimisation system  , PPSN 2014  (pre-print, final version available from Springer here)

Sim, Kevin,  Hart, Emma.  An Improved Immune Inspired Hyper-Heuristic for Combinatorial Optimisation Problems in Proceedings of GECCO 2014 (final version from MITPress here)

Sim, Kevin, Hart, Emma, Urquhart Neil. A Real-World Employee Scheduling and Routing Application (in Proceedings of GECCO 2014, pre-print, final version from MIT Press here )

Sim, Kevin, Hart, Emma, and Paechter, Ben. Learning to Solve Bin Packing Problems with an Immune Inspired Hyper-heuristic . In Proceedings of the Twelfth European Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ECAL) 2013  (pre-print, final version from MIT Press here)

Sim, Kevin & Hart, Emma. Generating Single and Multiple Cooperative Heuristics for the One Dimensional Bin Packing Problem Using a Single Node Genetic Programming Island Model, Proceedings of GECCO 2013 (pre-print, final version from MIT Press here)

Urquhart,N., Scott,C., Hart,E. (2013). Incorporating Emissions Models within a Multi-Objective Vehicle Routing Problem. In: Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference Companion on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation. ACM.

Immune Network Publications

Capodieci, N., Hart, E., Cabri, G. (2014). Artificial Immune System driven evolution in Swarm Chemistry. In: Proceedings of IEEE SASO 2014.  Best Paper Award

Capodieci, N., Hart, E., Cabri, G. (2014). Idiotypic networks for evolutionary controllers in virtual creatures. In: Proceedings of ALife, Fourteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems. MIT Press.

Capodieci, N., Hart, E., Cabri, G. (2013). An immune network approach for self-adaptive ensembles of autonomic components: a case study in swarm robotics. In: Proceedings of ECAL 2013 – 12th European Conference on Artificial Life. MIT Press.

Related Publications

Segredo, E., Segura,C., Leon,C., Hart,E.  A fuzzy logic controller applied to a diversity-based multi-objective evolutionary algorithm for single-objective optimisation. Accepted for publication in Soft Computing, September 2014

Sim, Kevin, Emma Hart, and Ben Paechter. “A Hyper-Heuristic Classifier for One Dimensional Bin Packing Problems: Improving Classification Accuracy by Attribute Evolution.” Parallel Problem Solving from Nature-PPSN XII (2012): 348-357. (pre-print, final version available from Springer here)