Publications (Ben Paechter)

2017

Segredo, E., Paechter, B., Segura, C., Gonzalez-Vila, Carlos I. (2017). On the comparison of initialisation strategies in differential evolution for large scale optimisation. Optimization Letters, , (In press), 1-13.

2016

Ghaleb, B., Al-Dubai, A., Ekonomou, E., Paechter, B., Qasem, M. (2016, ). Trickle-Plus: Elastic and Enhanced Standarized Trickle Algorithm for Internet of Things. The IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, .

Ghaleb, B., Al-Dubai, A., Ekonomou, E., Paechter, B., Qasem, M. (2016). Trickle-Plus: Elastic Trickle Algorithm for Low- Power Networks and Internet of Things. In: Society, I. (Ed.) 2016 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference WCNC , IEEE Workshop on Mobile Edge Computing and IoT, Doha, Qatar, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .

Lalla-Ruiz, E., Segredo, E., Voß, S., Hart, E., Paechter, B. (2016). Analysing the performance of migrating birds optimisation approaches for large scale continuous problems. In: (Ed.) Parallel Problem Solving from Nature -- PPSN XIV: 14th International Conference, Edinburgh, UK, September 17-21, 2016, Proceedings, , () ( ed.). (pp. 134-144). : . Springer International Publishing.

Segredo, E., Paechter, B., Hart, E., Gonzalez-Vila, Carlos I. (2016). Hybrid Parameter Control Approach Applied to a Diversity-based Multi-objective Memetic Algorithm for Frequency Assignment Problems. In: (Ed.) 2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), , () ( ed.). (pp. 1517 - 1524). : . IEEE.

Segredo, E., Lalla-Ruiz, E., Hart, E., Paechter, B., Voß, S. (2016). Hybridisation of Evolutionary Algorithms through Hyper-heuristics for Global Continuous Optimisation. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN (LION 10) Conference - Lecture Notes in Computer Science, , () ( ed.). (pp. In Press). : . Springer.

Steyven, A., Hart, E., Paechter, B. (2016). Understanding Environmental Influence in an Open-Ended Evolutionary Algorithm. In: Handl, J., Hart, E., Lewis, Peter R., Lopez-Ibanez, M., Ochoa, G., Paechter, B. (Eds.) Parallel Problem Solving from Nature – PPSN XIV, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . Springer International Publishing.

2015

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

Hart, E., Steyven, A., Paechter, B. (2015). Improving Survivability in Environment-driven Distributed
 Evolutionary Algorithms through Explicit Relative Fitness and Fitness Proportionate Communication. In: Silva, S. (Ed.) Proceedings of GECCO '15: 2015 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Madrid, Spain: . ACM SIGEVO.

Steyven, A., Hart, E., Paechter, B. (2015). The Cost of Communication: Environmental Pressure and Survivability in mEDEA. In: Silva, S. (Ed.) GECCO'15: 2015 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Madrid, Spain: . ACM SIGEVO.

2013

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.

2012

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.

Zambonelli, F., Paechter, B. (2012). Introduction to the Special Edition on Pervasive Adaptation. ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS), 7, (1), 9.

2011

Helgason, I., Bradley, J., Egan, C., Paechter, B., Hart, E. (2011). This Pervasive Day: Creative Interactive Methods for Encouraging Public Engagement with FET Research . In: (Ed.) Fet 11 essence, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . Elsevier.

Paechter, B., Pitt, J., Serbedzija, N., Michael, K., Willies, J. (2011). Heaven and Hell: Visions for Pervasive Adaptation. In: Giacobino, E., Pfeifer, R. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd European Future Technologies Conference and Exhibition 2011 (FET 11), , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Hungary: . Elsevier Science.

2010

Hart, E., Paechter, B. (2010). Towards Self-Aware PerAda Systems. In: Hart, E. (Ed.) Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems, LNCS 6209, () ( ed.). (pp. 314-216). : . Springer.

Lopez-Ibanez, M., Tumula, P., Paechter, B. (2010). Representations and Evolutionary Operators for the Scheduling of Pump Operations in Water Distribution Networks. Evolutionary Computation, , (), .

McCollum, B., Schaerf, A., Paechter, B., McMulan, P., Lewis, R., Parkes, A.J., Gaspero, L., Qu, R., Burke, E. (2010). Setting the Research Agenda in Automated Timetabling: The Second International Timetabling Competition. INFORMS Journal of Computing, 22, (1), 120-130.

2009

Herrera, L., Rubio, G., Pomares, H., Paechter, B., Guillen, A., Rojas, I. (2009). Strengthening the forward variable selection stopping criterion. In: (Ed.) Artificial Neural Networks - ICANN 2009, , () ( ed.). (pp. 215-224). : . Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Rubio, G., Guillen, A., Pomares, H., Rojas, I., Paechter, B., Glösekötter, P., Torres-Ceballos, C. (2009). Parallelization of the nearest-neighbour search and the cross-validation error evaluation for the kernel weighted k-nn algorithm applied to large data dets in matlab. In: (Ed.) High Performance Computing & Simulation, 2009. HPCS'09., , () ( ed.). (pp. 145-152). : . IEEE.

2008

Craenen, B., Paechter, B. (2008). A Conflict Tabu Search Evolutionary Algorithm for Solving Constraint Satisfaction Problems. In: van Hemert, J., Cotta, C. (Eds.) Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, LNCS 4972, () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . Springer.

Davoudani, D., Hart, E., Paechter, B. (2008). Computing the State of Specknets: An Immune-Inspired Approach. In: (Ed.) Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, 2008. SPECTS 2008. International Symposium on, , () ( ed.). (pp. 52-59). Edinburgh: . IEEE Computer Society Press.

Davoudani, D., Hart, E., Paechter, B. (2008). Computing the State of Specknets: Further Analysis of an Innate Immune-Inspired Model. In: Bentley, P., Lee, D., Jung, S. (Eds.) Artificial Immune Systems, 7th International Conference, ICARIS 2008, Phuket, Thailand, August 2008, Proceedings, 5132, () ( ed.). (pp. 95-106). Phuket, Thailand: . Springer Berlin / Heidelberg.

Lopez-Ibanez, M., Tumula, P., Paechter, B. (2008). Ant Colony Optimization for Optimal Control of Pumps in Water Distribution Networks. Journal of Water Resource Planning and Management, 134, (4), 337-346.

Lopez-Ibanez, M., Tumula, P., Paechter, B. (2008). Parallel Optimisation of Pump Schedules with a Thread-Safe Variant of EPANET Toolkit. In: Zyl, K. (Ed.) Water Distribution Systems Analysis 2008, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . American Society of Civil Engineers.

McEwan, C., Hart, E., Paechter, B. (2008). Boosting the Immune System. In: (Ed.) Artificial Immune Systems, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

2007

Baños, R., Gil, C., Paechter, B., Ortega, J. (2007). Ben Paechter [PDF] from researchgate.net A hybrid meta-heuristic for multi-objective optimization: MOSATS. Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algorithms, 6, (2), 213-230.

Davoudani, D., Hart, E., Paechter, B. (2007). An Immune Inspired Approach to Speckled Computing. In: (Ed.) Artificial Immune Systems: Proceedings of 6th International Conference, ICARIS 2007, , () ( ed.). (pp. 288-299). : . Springer-Verlag.

Lewis, R., Paechter, B. (2007). Finding Feasible Timetables Using Group-Based Operators. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 11, (3), 397-413.

Lewis, R., Paechter, B., McCollum, B. (2007). Post Enrolment based Course Timetabling: A Description of the Problem Model used for Track Two of the Second International Timetabling Competition. , (), ..

2006

Lewis, R., Paechter, B., Rossi-Doria, O. (2006). Metaheuristics for University Course Timetabling. In: Cowling, P., Dahal, K. (Eds.) Evolutionary Scheduling, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . Springer-Verlag.

2005

Craenen, B., Paechter, B. (2005). Peer-to-peer networks for scalable grid landscapes in social agent simulations. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the Artificial Intelligence and Social Behaviour Convention (AISB) 2005, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Hatfield: . .

Lewis, R., Paechter, B. (2005). An Emprical Analysis of the Grouping Genetic Algorithm: the Timetabling Case. In: (Ed.) The 2005 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, , () ( ed.). (pp. 2856-2863). Edinburgh, Scotland: . IEEE Computer Society Press.

Lewis, R., Paechter, B. (2005). Application of the Grouping Genetic Algorithm to University Course Timetabling. In: Gottlieb, ., Raidl, . (Eds.) 5th European Conference in Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimisation (EvoCop 2005), LNCS 3448, () (LNCS 3448 ed.). (pp. 144-153). Lausanne, Swizerland: . Springer-Verlag.

2004

de Toro Negro, F., Ortega, J., Ros, E., Mota, S., Paechter, B., Martin, J.M. (2004). PSFGA: Parallel processing and evolutionary computation for multiobjective optimisation. Parallel Computing, 30, (5-6), 551-816.

Lewis, R., Paechter, B. (2004). New Crossover Operators for Timetabling with Evolutionary Algorithms. In: Lotfi, A. (Ed.) 5th International Conference on Recent Advances in Soft Computing (RASC 2004), 5, () (5 ed.). (pp. 189-195). Nottingham, England: . .

Rossi-Doria, O., Paechter, B. (2004). A memetic algorithm for the Universiy Course Timetabling. In: (Ed.) CO2004 Book of Abstracts, , () ( ed.). (pp. 56). Lancaster: . Lancaster University.

Sa'adah, S., Ross, P., Paechter, B. (2004). Improving Vehicle Routing Using A Customer Waiting Time Colony. In: Gottlieb, J., Raidl, G. R. (Eds.) 4th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Coimbra, Portugal: . Springer-Verlag.

Sa'adah, S., Ross, P., Paechter, B. (2004). Solving Vehicle Routing Problems Using Different Multiple Ant Colony Systems. 5th International Conference on Recent Advances in Soft Computing, , (), .

2003

de Toro Negro, F., Ortega, J., Paechter, B. (2003). Single Front Genetic Algorithms: A Performance Study. Proceedings of The Sixth International Workshop on Nature Inspired Distributed Computing (NIDISC'03), , (), .

Rossi-Doria, O., Sampels, M., Birattari, M., Chiarandini, M., Dorigo, M., Gambardella, L., Knowles, J., Manfrin, M., Mastrolilli, M., Paechter, B., Paquete, L., Stutzle, T. (2003). A comparison of the performance of different metaheuristics on the timetabling problem. In: Burke, E., Causmaecker, P. De (Eds.) Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling IV. 4th International Conference, PATAT 2002, LNCS 2740, () (LNCS 2740 ed.). (pp. 329-351). Gent: . Springer-Verlag.

Urquhart, N., Ross, P., Paechter, B., Chisholm, K. (2003). Routing using Evolutionary Agents and Proactive Transitions. In: (Ed.) Applications of Evolutionary Computing, LNCS 2611, () (LNCS 2611 ed.). (pp. 696-705). : . Springer-Verlag.

2002

Arenas, M.G., Collet, P., Eiben, A.E., Jelasity, M., Merelo, J.J., Paechter, B., Preus, M., Schoenauer, M. (2002). A Framework for Distributed Evolutionary Algorithms. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the seventh Parallel Problem Solving From Nature (PPSN VII), LNCS 2439, () (LNCS 2439 ed.). (pp. 665-675). Granada: . Springer-Verlag.

Blum, C., Correia, S., Rossi-Doria, O., Snoek, M., Paechter, B. (2002). A GA evolving instructions for a timetable builder. In: Burke, E., Causmaecker, P. De (Eds.) PATAT 2002 Proceedings of the 4th international conference on the Practice And Theory of Automated Timetabling, , () ( ed.). (pp. 120-123). Gent, Belgium: . Department of Industrial Engineering.

Jelasity, M., Preus, M., Paechter, B. (2002). A Scaleable and Robust Framework for Distributed Application”,. Congress on Evolutionary Computation 2002, , (), 1540-1545.

Jelasity, M., Preus, M., Paechter, B. (2002). Maintaining Connectivity in a Scaleable and Robust Distributed Environment. Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, , (), 389-394.

Rossi-Doria, O., Knowles, J., Sampels, M., Socha, K., Paechter, B. (2002). A local search for the timetabling problem. In: Burke, E., Causmaecker, P. De (Eds.) PATAT 2002 Proceedings of the 4th international conference on the Practice And Theory of Automated Timetabling, , () ( ed.). (pp. 124-127). Gent, Belgium: . Department of Industrial Engineering.

Urquhart, N., Ross, P., Paechter, B., Chisholm, K. (2002). Improving Street Based Routing Using Building Block Mutations. In: (Ed.) 5th Evolutionary Computing Workshops, Real-World Applications of Evolutionary Computing, () (Real-World Applications of Evolutionary Computing ed.). (pp. ). : . Springer-Verlag.

Urquhart, N., Ross, P., Paechter, B., Chisholm, K. (2002). Solving A Real World Routing Problem using Multiple Evolutionary Algorithms. In: (Ed.) Lecture Notes in Computer Science, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . Springer-Verlag.

2001

Urquhart, N., Paechter, B., Chisholm, K. (2001). Street-based Routing Using an Evolutionary Algorithm. In: Boers, E.J.W. (Ed.) EvoWorkshops 2001, , () ( ed.). (pp. 495-504). : . Springer-Verlag.

2000

Cumming, A., Paechter, B. (2000). Post-Publication Timetabling. In: (Ed.) 3rd International Conference on the Practice And Theory of Automated Timetabling, PATAT 2000, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .

Eiben, A.E., Jansen, B., Michalewicz, Z., Paechter, B. (2000). Solving CSPs with evolutionary algorithms using self-adaptive constraint weights. In: (Ed.) Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference - GECCO 2000, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .

Paechter, B., Baeck, T., Schoenauer, M., Eiben, A.E., Merelo, J.J. (2000). ., “A Distributed Resource Evolutionary Algorithm Machine. In: (Ed.) Special Session on Evolving Information Ecosystems, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .

Paechter, B., Fogarty, T., Burke, E., Cumming, A., Rankin, B. (2000). Stone Soup. In: (Ed.) Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT), , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .

Urquhart, N., Chisholm, K., Paechter, B. (2000). Optimising An Evolutionary Algorithm for Scheduling. In: Cagnoni, . (Ed.) EvoWorkshops 2000, 1803, () ( ed.). (pp. 307-318). : . Springer-Verlag.

1999

Luchian, H., Paechter, B., Radulescu, V., Luchian, S. (1999). Two Evolutionary Approaches to Cross-Clustering Problems. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the 1999 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Volume 2, () (Volume 2 ed.). (pp. 860-870). Washington, USA: . .

1998

Paechter, B., Rankin, B., Cumming, A. (1998). Improving a Lecture Timetabling System for University Wide Use 1408 ( ed.). : . Springer-Verlag.

Paechter, B., Rankin, B., Cumming, A., Fogarty, T. (1998). Timetabling the Classes of an Entire University with an Evolutionary Algorithm. In: Beck, T., Schoenauer, M. (Eds.) Parallel Problem Solving from Nature - PPSN V, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . Springer-Verlag.

1996

Paechter, B., Cumming, A., Norman, M., Luchian, H. (1996). Extensions to a Memetic Timetabling System. In: Burke, E., Ross, . (Eds.) Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . Springer-Verlag.

1995

Paechter, B., Cumming, A., Luchian, H. (1995). The Use of Local Search Suggestion Lists for Improving the Solution of Timetable Problems with Evolutionary Algorithms. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the AISB Workshop on Evolutionary Computing, ComputerScienceSeries, () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . Springer-Verlag.

1994

Anderson, T., Paechter, B., Lea, A. (1994). Investigating the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE II) Data Set for Additional Predictive Power Using Neural Networks. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the International Conference on Neural Networks & Expert Systems in Medicine & Healthcare, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .

Paechter, B. (1994). Optimising a Presentation Timetable Using Evolutionary Algorithms. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the AISB Workshop on Evolutionary Computing, ComputerScienceSeries, () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . Springer-Verlag.

Paechter, B., Luchian, H., Cumming, A., Petriuc, M. (1994). Two Solutions to the General Timetable Problem Using Evolutionary Algorithms. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the IEEE World Congress in Computational Intelligence, , () (June ed.). (pp. ). : . .

Stamate, D., Luchian, H., Paechter, B. (1994). A General Model for the Answer-Pertubation Techniques. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management Systems, , () ( ed.). (pp. 90-96). Charlottesville, VA, USA: . IEEE Computer Society Press.

1993

Paechter, B., Luchian, H., Cumming, A. (1993). An Evolutionary Approach to the General Timetable Problem. In: (Ed.) The Scientific Annals of the \"Al. I. Cuza\" University of Iasi, special issue for the ROSYCS symposium 1993., , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .