# Seminars

The following are the talks that have previously taken palce in 2019:

Date | Title | Presenter |
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20/11/2019 | Recent Advances in Neuroevolution - From Super Mario Level Generation to Playing Doom from Pixels | Sebastian Risi |

28/08/2019 | An Optimization Model for Adaptive Rescheduling of Flights After Disruptions | Prabhu Manyem |

21/08/2019 | Analysis of Baseline Evolutionary Algorithms for the Packing While Travelling Problem | Vahid Roostapour |

14/08/2019 | Evolutionary Diversity Optimization | Frank Neumann |

03/07/2019 | A Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithm Framework for Optimising Power Take Off and Placements of Wave Energy Converters | Bradley Alexander |

26/06/2019 | Evolutionary Algorithms for the Chance-Constrained Knapsack Problem | Yue Xie |

20/06/2019 | A Gentle Introduction to the Time Complexity Analysis of Evolutionary Algorithms | Pietro Oliveto |

19/06/2019 | Sexual Reproduction Can Speed Up Optimisation | Pietro Oliveto |

05/06/2019 | Nature-Inspired Dynamic Constrained Optimization | Yaneli Ameca |

29/05/2019 | On the Behaviour of Differential Evolution for Problems with Dynamic Linear Constraints | Maryam H Shoreh |

20/02/2019 | How to Benefit from Multimodality in Multi-Objective Optimization | Pascal Kerschke |

13/02/2019 | Greedy Maximization of Functions with Bounded Curvature under Partition Matroid Constraints | Francesco Quinzan |

The following are the talks that have previously taken palce in 2018:

Date | Title | Presenter |
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04/12/2018 | Artificial Intelligence and Cryptology | Stjepan Picek |

07/11/2018 | Blind image/video quality assessment and optimal pacing strategies for road cycling | Dietmar Saupe |

24/10/2018 | In-vivo and offline optimisation of energy use in the presence of small energy signals | Mahmoud Bokhari |

23/10/2018 | Gene-pool Optimal Mixing Evolutionary Algorithms - From Foundations to Applications | Peter Bosman |

19/10/2018 | Bayesian inference for large-scale and computationally expensive landscape evolution models | Rohitash Chandra |

17/10/2018 | S.T. (Shafiabady-Teshnehlab) Optimization Algorithm | Neusha Shafiabady |

10/10/2018 | Using a recurrent neural network for change prediction in dynamic constrained optimization problems | Maryam H Shoreh |

19/09/2018 | Optimising time use for best health | Dorothea Dumuid |

12/09/2018 | Optimal Engineering Design Using Genetic Programming | Hirad Assimi |

05/09/2018 | Optimal Modeling and Solving Research of Facility Layout Problem Basing on MIP | Yue Xie |

13/06/2018 | Bio-Inspired Computing for Problems with Dynamically Changing Constraints | Vahid Roostapour |

09/05/2018 | On the Impact of Dynamic Constraint Changes for Problems with Linear Constraints | Maryam H Shoreh |

02/05/2018 | Randomised Greedy Algorithms for Covering Problems | Wanru Gao |

21/02/2018 | Bots, Political Bots and Damned Lies | Derek Christopher Weber |

14/02/2018 | Challenges in Practical Surgery Scheduling | Thomas Runarsson |

The following are the talks that have previously taken palce in 2017:

Date | Title | Presenter |
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15/11/2017 | Introduction to Quantum Computing and its Applications | Mark Hanson |

13/09/2017 | An Impact of Repair Methods in Differential Evolution for Dynamic Constrained Optimization Problems | Maryam H Shoreh |

06/09/2017 | Improved Runtime Analysis of RLS and (1+1) EA for the Dynamic Vertex Cover Problem | Vahid Roostapour |

16/08/2017 | Exact Approaches for Packing While Traveling and the Traveling Thief Problem | Frank Neumann |

12/07/2017 | Speed up Automated Mechanism Design by Sampling Worst-Case Profiles: An Application to Competitive VCG Redistribution Mechanism for Public Project Problem | Mingyu Guo |

05/07/2017 | Evolution of Artistic Image Variants Through Feature Based Diversity Optimisation | Aneta Neumann |

05/07/2017 | Just-in-Time Batch Scheduling Problem with Two-dimensional Bin Packing Constraints | Alexander Makarowsky |

28/06/2017 | Deep Parameter Optimisation on Android Smartphones for Energy Minimisation - A Tale of Woe and a Proof-of-Concept | Mahmoud Bokhari |

14/06/2017 | Reoptimization Times of Evolutionary Algorithms on Linear Functions Under Dynamic Uniform Constraints | Feng Shi |

01/06/2017 | Features, Diversity, Random Walks and Digital Art | Frank Neumann |

12/05/2017 | Differential Evolution to Solve Dynamic Constraint Optimization Problems | Yaneli Ameca Adulcin |

07/05/2017 | Average-Case Analysis of Parameterized Problems | Tobias Friedrich |

06/05/2017 | Optimal Scheduling Behavior of a Building Operator in Demand Response Aggregation | Maryam H Shoreh |

The following are the talks that have previously taken place in 2016:

Date | Title | Presenter |
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30/09/2016 | The Evolutionary Process of Image Transition in Conjunction with Box and and Strip Mutation | Aneta Neumann |

19/10/2016 | A Fully Polynomial Time Approximation Scheme for Packing While Traveling | Junhua Wu |

26/10/2016 | A gentle introduction to Deep Learning | Chunhua Shen |

14/09/2016 | Parameterized Analysis of Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithms and the Weighted Vertex Cover Problem | Feng Shi |

07/09/2016 | A Feature-Based Prediction Model of Algorithm Selection for Constrained Continuous Optimisation | Frank Neumann |

31/08/2016 | A case study of algorithm selection for the traveling thief problem | Markus Wagner |

24/08/2016 | Local Search Heuristics for Minimum Vertex Cover Problem | Wanru (Kelly) Gao |

17/08/2016 | On Detection of Non-Hamiltonicity via Linear Feasibility Models | Asghar Moeini (Flinders University) |

17/08/2016 | Revenue Maximizing Markets for Zero-Day Exploits | Mingyu Guo |

10/08/2016 | Runtime Analysis of Evolutionary Diversity Maximization for OneMinMax | Frank Neumann |

06/07/2016 | On the Impact of the Renting Rate for the Unconstrained Nonlinear Knapsack Problem | Junhua Wu |

11/02/2016 | Maptek mine scheduling software and its open peoblems | Christie Myburgh and Simon Ratcliffe from Maptek |

The following are the talks that have previously taken place in 2015:

Date | Title | Presenter |
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10/12/2015 | Clustering as a Real-world Benchmarking Problem for Black-box Optimization Algorithms (room 5.56) | Marcus Gallagher |

09/12/2015 | Engineering Features for the Analysis and Comparison Black-box Optimization Problems and Algorithms (room 5.55) | Marcus Gallagher |

25/11/2015 | False-name-proof Mechanism Design without Money | Taiki Todo |

28/10/2015 | Algorithms for the Maximum Agreement Forest problem | Feng Shi |

14/10/2015 | Recognising Activities in Real Time Using Body Worn Passive Sensors With Sparse Data Streams: To Interpolate or Not To Interpolate? | Asanga Wickramasinghe |

07/10/2015 | Managing End-Users Behaviour to Optimise A Smart Grid System: A Case Study of Electricity Supply in Regional South Australia | Ashraf Zaghwan |

02/09/2015 | An introduction to "Modelling and optimisation of submerged buoys for improved ocean wave energy production” project | Junhua Wu |

26/08/2015 | A Feature-Based Comparison of Evolutionary Computing Techniques for Constrained Continuous Optimisation | Shayan Poursoltan |

19/08/2015 | Adaptive Submodularity | Frank Neumann |

17/06/2015 | Improved Runtime Bounds for the (1+1) EA on Random 3-CNF Formulas Based on Fitness-Distance Correlation | Frank Neumann |

10/06/2015 | Application of Computational Intelligence for Food and Energy Security in Indonesia (Room 4.63) | Yandra Arkeman |

03/06/2015 | On the Impact of Local Search Operators and Variable Neighbourhood Search for the Generalized Travelling Salesperson Problem | Mojgan Pourhassan |

20/05/2015 | Optimization of Multi-Commodities Consumer Supply Chains Part II: Simulation Modeling | Zeinab Hajiabolhasani |

13/05/2015 | Expected Fitness Gains of Randomized Search Heuristics for the Traveling Salesperson Problem | Samadhi Nallaperuma |

06/05/2015 | On the Runtime of Randomized Local Search and Simple Evolutionary Algorithms for Dynamic Makespan Scheduling (Room 4.63) | Frank Neumann |

08/04/2015 | Runtime Analysis of Evolutionary Diversity Optimization and the Vertex Cover Problem | Wanru Gao |

01/04/2015 | On Evolutionary Approaches to Wind Turbine Placement with Geo-Constraints (Room 4.63) | Markus Wagner |

25/03/2015 | Improving Test Coverage of Formal Verification Systems via Beam Search (Room 4.63) | Mahmoud Bokhari |

18/03/2015 | Approximate Approaches to the Traveling Thief Problem | Hayden Faulkner |

11/03/2015 | Maintaining 2-Approximations for the Dynamic Vertex Cover Problem Using Evolutionary Algorithms | Mojgan Pourhassan |

04/03/2015 | A Feature-Based Analysis on the Impact of Set of Constraints in Constrained Optimisation Problems | Shayan Poursoltan |

The following are the talks that have previously taken place in 2014:

Date | Title | Presenter |
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17/12/2014 | School of CS Christmas Party (3pm) |
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26/11/2014 | A discussion of energy management algorithms that minimise battery cycling and fuel consumption in mild-hybrid electric vehicles | Manuel Salazar |

19/11/2014 | Packing While Traveling: Mixed Integer Programming for a Class of Nonlinear Knapsack Problems | Sergey Polyakovskiy |

12/11/2014 | A Feature-Based Analysis on the Impact of a group of Constraints for e-Constrained Differential Evolution | Shayan Poursoltan |

05/11/2014 | Population Diversity Maximization for Vertex Cover Problems | Wanru (Kelly) Gao |

29/10/2014 | Maintaining a 2-Approximation Solution for Dynamic Vertex Cover Problem by means of Evolutionary Algorithms | Mojgan Pourhassan |

29/10/2014 | An Introduction to Smoothed Analysis | Mojgan Pourhassan |

10/10/2014 | Understanding strengths and weaknesses of optimization algorithms with new visualization tools and methodologies (Location and time: Napier 102 at 15:10) | Kate Smith-Miles |

24/09/2014 | Parameter Prediction based on Features of Evolved Instances for Ant Colony Optimization and the Traveling Salesperson Problem | Samadhi Nallaperuma |

10/09/2014 | Particle swarm optimization: theoretical analysis, modifications, and applications to constrained optimization problems | Mohammad Reza Bonyadi |

03/09/2014 | Increasing VCG Revenue by Decreasing the Quality of Items | Mingyu Guo |

27/08/2014 | Optimisation of Water Distribution Testing a Verification System Supply chain design in the wine industry |
Jingwei Liu Mahmoud Bokhari Mohsen Varsei (UniSA) |

20/08/2014 | Boosting Search for Recursive Functions Using Partial Call-Trees Maximizing Submodular Functions under Matroid Constraints by Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms |
Brad Alexander Frank Neumann |

13/08/2014 | User preferences for Approximation-Guided Multi-Objective Evolution | Anh Quang Nguyen |

19/03/2014 | EVOR: An Online Evolutionary Algorithm for Car Racing Games | Samadhi Nethmini Nallaperuma |

03/03/2014 | Control of Condorcet Voting: Complexity and a Relation-Algebraic Approach | Rudolf Berghammer |

26/02/2014 | Parameterized complexity analysis of the (1+1) EA for the Generalized Traveling Salesperson problem | Mojgan Pourhassan |

The following are the talks that have previously taken place in 2013:

Date | Title | Presenter |
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18/12/2013 | Probabilistic Graphical Models: principles and methods | Qinfeng Shi |

20/11/2013 | Defining the Computational Capabilities of a Developmental Model | Pauline Haddow |

06/11/2013 | Revenue Maximization via Hiding Item Attributes | Mingyu Guo |

16/10/2013 | When Bin Packing Meets Scheduling | Sergey Polyakovskiy |

09/10/2013 | Analysis of e-constrained differential evolution with an archive and gradient-based mutation algorithm | Shayan Poursoltan |

11/09/2013 | Locating potentially disjoint feasible regions of a search space with a particle swarm optimizer | Mohammad Reza Bonyadi |

27/08/2013 | Multiplicative Approximations, Optimal Hypervolume Distributions, and the Choice of the Reference Point | Frank Neumann |

20/08/2013 | CRAB lab: Bio-inspired Technology and Techniques | Pauline Haddow |

14/08/2013 | Note on diversity in evolutionary algorithms + discussion on MIC interesting papers | Kewen Liao and Markus Wagner |

07/08/2013 | Simulated Car Racing | Mohammad Reza Bonyadi and Samadhi Nallaperuma |

31/07/2013 | Experiences from GECCO 2013 | Free discussion |

19/06/2013 | Population size matters: rigorous runtime results for maximizing the hypervolume indicator | Anh Nguyen |

12/06/2013 | Parameterized Complexity Analysis and More Effective Evolutionary Algorithms for Euclidean TSP | Samadhi Nallaperuma |

05/06/2013 | A fast approximation-guided evolutionary multi-objective algorithm | Markus Wagner |

29/05/2013 | Fast and effective multi-objective optimisation of wind turbine placement | Raymond Tran |

22/05/2013 | Ruggedness Quantifying for Constrained Continues Fitness Landscapes | (Shayan) Amirshayan Poursoltanmohammadi |

10/04/2013 | Travelling thief problem: the first step in the transition from theoretical problems to realistic problems | (Reza) Mohammad Reza Bonyadi |

24/04/2013 | History of SolveIT Software | Zbigniew Michalewicz |

The following are the talks that have previously taken place in 2012:

Date | Title | Presenter |
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24/10/2012 | Finding the Best Algorithm for a given Constrained Optimisation Problem | (Shayan) Amirshayan Poursoltanmohammadi |

17/10/2012 | Informal Introduction to Important Concepts in Financial Portfolio Management and Applications of Computational Intelligence | Adam Ghandar |

10/10/2012 | A locally convergent rotation invariant particle swarm optimizer | Mohammad Reza Bonyadi |

03/10/2012 | Constraint Satisfaction Problems and Multi-Objective Optimisation: first steps | Markus Wagner |

17/09/2012 | Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimisation for Men’s Elite Level Track Cycling - A Real World Hierarchical Multiobjective Optimisation Problem | Diora Jordan |

11/09/2012 | Features of Easy and Hard Instances for Approximation Algorithms and the Traveling Salesperson Problem | Samadhi Nallaperuma |

05/09/2012 | Designing a Navigational Control System of an Autonomous Robot for Multi-requirements Planetary Navigation using Evolutionary Algorithms Approach | Mohd Faisal Ibrahim |

29/08/2012 | Improved Computational Complexity Results for Weighted ORDER and MAJORITY | Anh Nguyen |

22/08/2012 | Towards the Rigorous Analysis of Evolutionary Algorithms on Random k-Satisfiability Formulas | Andrew M. Sutton |

08/08/2012 | Computational Complexity Analysis of Muli-Objective Genetic Programming | Frank Neumann |

06/06/2012 | Quo Vadis, Evolutionary Computation? On a Growing Gap between Theory and Practice | Zbigniew Michalewicz |

30/05/2012 | Model checking with ACO techniques - verifying the Mobile IP protocol | Charles Lakos |

23/05/2012 | Paths, Trees and Flowers | Samadhi Nallaperuma |

16/05/2012 | Application of Evolutionary Methods to 3D Geoscience Modelling | Brad Alexander |

09/05/2012 | Model Complexity and Performance in Algorithmic Trading | Adam Ghandar |

02/05/2012 | Taming the Reservoir: Feedforward Training for Recurrent Neural Networks | Oliver Obst |

18/04/2012 | A Parameterized Runtime Analysis of Evolutionary Algorithms for MAX-2-SAT | Jareth Day |

28/03/2012 | Parameterized Analysis of Evolutionary Algorithms for Combinatorial Optimization | Andrew Sutton |

14/03/2012 | Beginning of year meeting | Chaired by Andrew Sutton |

07/03/2012 | Evolutionary Search at the Knowledge Level | Andrew Tuson |

16/02/2012 | Creating Web Apps with Spreadsheet Formulas | Eddy Parkinson |

30/01/2012 | Hyperheuristics to solve combinatorial optimisation problems. | Tommaso Urli |

The following are the talks that have previously taken place in 2011:

Date | Title | Presenter |
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02/11/2011 | Discussion of current research | N/A |

19/10/2011 | Determining the importance of data windowing in financial time series data | Muneer Buckley |

12/10/2011 | Planning and optimization of a complex multinational supply chain – a real-life case study | Behnam Fahimnia |

14/09/2011 | Evolving 3D Magnetotelluric Models using Blobs | Brad Alexander |

07/09/2011 | Selecting an Optimiser: for a multinational supply chain - real world case study | Eddy Parkinson |

31/08/2011 | Computational Complexity Analysis of Genetic Programming | Frank Neumann |

24/08/2011 | Topological containment in graphs: New characterizations from computer search | Rebecca Robinson |

17/08/2011 | Mutation Rates of the (1+1)-EA on Pseudo-Boolean Functions of Bounded Epistasis | Andrew Sutton |

10/08/2011 | Fixed Parameter Evolutionary Algorithms | Frank Neumann |