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Program Committee




  • Marie-Liesse Cauwet, Jialin Liu and Olivier Teytaud Algorithm Portfolios for Noisy Optimization: Compare Solvers Early
  • Lars Kotthoff Ranking Algorithms by Performance [PDF]
  • Roberto Amadini, Maurizio Gabbrielli and Jacopo Mauro Portfolio Approaches for Constraint Optimization Problems [PDF]
  • Oleg Shylo Optimal Portfolios of Multi-Start Algorithms
  • Session 2:

  • Ya-Zheng Dang, Yan Gao and Bo Wang An Iterative Algorithm for Split Common Fixed-Point Problem for Demicontractive Mappings
  • William Hager, James Hungerford and Ilya Safro A Continuous Refinement Strategy for the Multilevel Computation of Vertex Separators
  • Julius Žilinskas and Nerijus Galiauskas Multidimensional Scaling With City-Block Distances [PDF]
  • Session 3:

  • Dimo Brockhoff, Youssef Hamadi and Souhila Kaci Using Comparative Preference Statements in Hypervolume-Based Interactive Multiobjective Optimization [PDF]
  • Makoto Takahashi, Youhei Akimoto, Hernan Aguirre and Kiyoshi Tanaka A Subspace Extraction Strategy for Many-Objective Space Partitioning Optimization [PDF]
  • Yutaka Nishio, Akira Oyama, Youhei Akimoto, Hernan Aguirre and Kiyoshi Tanaka Many-Objective Optimization of Trajectory Design for DESTINY Mission [PDF]
  • Session 4:

  • Juan Pablo Cares, María Cristina Riff and Bertrand Neveu Genera: A Benchmarks Generator of Radiotherapy Treatment Scheduling Problem
  • Frank Hutter, Manuel Lopez-Ibanez, Chris Fawcett, Marius Lindauer, Holger Hoos, Kevin Leyton-Brown and Thomas Stützle AClib: a Benchmark Library for Algorithm Configuration [PDF]
  • Daniel Geschwender, Frank Hutter, Lars Kotthoff, Yuri Malitsky, Holger Hoos and Kevin Leyton-Brown Algorithm Configuration in the Cloud: A Feasibility Study [PDF]
  • Sam Bayless, Dave Tompkins and Holger Hoos Evaluating instance Generators by Configuration [PDF]
  • Session 5:

  • Ingrida Steponavice, Rob Hyndman, Kate Smith-Miles and Laura Villanova Efficient Identication of the Pareto Optimal Set
  • Mickael Binois, David Ginsbourger and Olivier Roustant Quantifying Uncertainty on Pareto Fronts with Gaussian Process Conditional Simulations
  • Neng Fan, Elham Sadeghi and Panos Pardalos Robust Support Vector Machines With Polyhedral Uncertainty of the Input Data
  • Session 6: LION-SUPPLY CHAIN

  • Anna Nagurney and Dong Li Equilibria and Dynamics of Supply Chain Network Competition With information Asymmetry in Quality and Minimum Quality Standards [Presentation]
  • Jun Pei, Xinbao Liu, Wenjuan Fan and Panos M. Pardalos A Novel Hybrid Dynamic Programming Algorithm for A Two-Stage Supply Chain Scheduling Problem
  • Yannis Marinakis, Magdalene Marinaki and Athanasios Migdalas A Hybrid Clonal Selection Algorithm for the Vehicle Routing Problem With Stochastic Demands [PDF]

  • Lars Magnus Hvattum A Comparison of Aspiration Criteria in Tabu Search
  • David Meignan, Silvia Schwarze and Stefan Voß Two Look-Ahead Strategies for Local-Search Metaheuristics [PDF]
  • Benjamin Biesinger, Bin Hu and Günther Raidl An Evolutionary Algorithm for the Leader-Follower Facility Location Problem With Proportional Customer Behavior [PDF]
  • Eduardo Aníbal Lalla Ruiz and Stefan Voß Towards a Matheuristic Approach for the Berth Allocation Problem [PDF]
  • Session 8: LION-MARKET

  • Valeriy Kalyagin, Alexander Koldanov and Panos Pardalos A General Approach To Network Analysis of Statistical Data Sets
  • Petr A. Koldanov and Grigory A. Bautin Multiple Decision Problem for Stock Selection in Market Network
  • Pablo San Segundo, Alvaro Lopez and Mikhail Batsyn Initial Sorting of Vertices in the Maximum Clique Problem Reviewed
  • Session 9:

  • Michael Fenn, Mario Guarracino, Jiaxing Pi, and Panos M. Pardalos Raman Spectroscopy Using A Multiclass Extension of Fisher-Based Feature Selection Support Vector Machines (FFS-SVM) for Characterizing in-Vitro Apoptotic Cell Death induced by Paclitaxel
  • Zhiwei Qin, Xiaocheng Tang, Ioannis Akrotirianakis and Amit Chakraborty HIPAD - A Hybrid interior-Point Alternating Direction Algorithm for Knowledge-Based SVM and Feature Selection [PDF]
  • Gerold Jäger, Boris Goldengorin and Panos M. Pardalos The theory of Set Tolerances
  • Session 10:

  • Minami Miyakawa, Keiki Takadama and Hiroyuki Sato Controlling Selection Area of Useful infeasible Solutions in Directed Mating for Evolutionary Constrained Multiobjective Optimization
  • Günter Rudolph, Christian Grimme, Oliver Schuetze and Heike Trautmann An Aspiration Set EMOA Based on Averaged Hausdorff Distances [PDF]
  • Leonardo Bezerra, Manuel López-Ibáñez and Thomas Stützle Deconstructing Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms: An Iterative Analysis on the Permutation Flow-Shop Problem [PDF]
  • Bernd Bischl, Simon Wessing, Nadja Bauer, Klaus Friedrichs and Claus Weihs MOI-MBO: Multiobjective Infill for Parallel Model-Based Optimization [PDF]
  • Session 11:

  • Ricardo Silva, Mauricio Resende, Paola Festa, Filipe Valentim and Francisco Junior GRASP With Path-Relinking for the Maximum Contact Map Overlap Problem [PDF]
  • Keiki Takadama, Tomohiro Harada, Hiroyuki Sato and Kiyohiko Hattori What is Needed to Promote an Asynchronous Program Evolution in Genetic Programing? [PDF]
  • Zhi Yuan, Daniel Handoko, Duc Thien Nguyen and Hoong Chuin Lau An Empirical Study of Off-Line Configuration and On-Line Adaptation in Operation Selector [PDF]
  • Session 12:

  • Alla Kammerdiner Sampling of initial Solutions for Local Search on Permutations
  • Ilias Kotsireas and Panos Pardalos A New Existence Condition for Hadamard Matrices with Circulant Core
  • Bereket Mathewos Hambebo, Marco Carvalho and Fredric Ham Strategies for Spectrum Allocation in OFDMA Cellular Networks
  • Roberto Calandra, Nakul Gopalan, andré Seyfarth, Jan Peters and Marc Deisenroth Bayesian Gait Optimization for Bipedal Locomotion [PDF]
  • Submission Statistics

    36 talks were accepted for presentation and publication in LION 8 (out of a total of 50 submissions). From those, 24 are accepted as long papers, while 12 are short. Further, a total of 5 talks were accepted with work that has already been published or is under review elsewhere.