Publications (Kevin Sim)


Hart, E., Sim, K. (2016). A Hyper-Heuristic Ensemble Method for Static Job-shop Scheduling. Evolutionary Computation, (pre-print, accepted for publication May 2016), (), .

Sim, K., Hart, E. (2016). A Combined Generative and Selective Hyper-heuristic for the Vehicle Routing Problem. In: (Ed.) Proceedings go GECCO 2016, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . ACM.


Hart, E., Sim, K., Paechter, B. (2015). A Lifelong Learning Hyper-heuristic Method for Bin Packing. Evolutionary Computation, 23, (1), 37-67.

Hart, E., Sim, K. (2015, ). A Research Agenda for Metaheuristic Standardization. Paper presented at 11th Metaheuristics International Conference, Agadir.

Sim, K., Hart, E., Urquhart, N., Pigden, T. (2015). A new rich vehicle routing problem model and benchmark resource. In: (Ed.) 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), , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .

Sim, K., Hart, E. (2015). A Novel Heuristic Generator for JSSP Using a Tree-Based Representation of Dispatching Rules. In: (Ed.) Proceedings GECCO 2015 Companion, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . ACM Association for Computing Machinery.


Hart, E., Sim, K., Urquhart, N. (2014). A Real-World Employee Scheduling and Routing Application. In: (Ed.) GECCO Comp '14 Proceedings of the 2014 conference companion on Genetic and evolutionary computation companion, , () ( ed.). (pp. 1239-1242). : . ACM Digital Library.

Hart, E., Sim, K. (2014). On the life-long learning capabilities of a NELLI*: a hyper-heuristic optimisation system. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of PPSN, 13th International Conference on Parallel problem Solving from Nature, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . Springer.

Sim, K., Hart, E. (2014). An Improved Immune Inspired Hyper-Heuristic for Combinatorial Optimisation Problems. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of GECCO 2014 (Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference), , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . ACM Digital Library.


Sim, K., Hart, E. (2013). Generating Single and Multiple Cooperative Heuristics for the One Dimensional Bin Packing Problem Using a Single Node Genetic Programming Island Model. In: Alba, E. (Ed.) Proceedgs of GECCO 2013, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . ACM SIGEVO.

Sim, K., Hart, E., Paechter, B. (2013). Learning to Solve Bin Packing Problems with an Immune Inspired Hyper-heuristic. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of ECAL 2013 - 12th European Conference on Artificial Life, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . MIT Press.


Sim, K., Hart, E., Paechter, B. (2012). A Hyper-Heuristic Classifier for One Dimensional Bin Packing Problems: Improving Classification Accuracy by Attribute Evolution. In: (Ed.) Parallel Problem Solving from Nature: PPSN XII, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7492, () ( ed.). (pp. 348-357). Taormina: . Springer Verlag.