The 9th International Conference on Bioinspired
Optimisation Methods and Their Applications

Virtually from Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium


The details for the virtual connection  will be emailed to the registered speakers and attendees.

Additional time slots for testing the virtual connection will be made available on 17th and 18th November 2020. Details will be emailed to the registered speakers and attendees.

Times of the programme are in CET (UTC+1)

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09:00 – 09:20OPENINGMassimiliano Vasile, Bogdan Filipič, Edmondo Minisci
09:20 – 10:20S1 – Methods and Applications – Hybrid MethodsChair: Mario Pavone
09:20 – 09:40Francesco Marchetti and Edmondo MinisciA Hybrid Neural Network-Genetic Programming Intelligent Control Approach
09:40 – 10:00Pavel Borisovsky and Yulia KovalenkoA Memetic Algorithm with Parallel Local Search for Flowshop Scheduling Problems
10:00 – 10:20Margarita Rebolledo, Ruxandra Stoean, A.E. Eiben and Thomas Bartz-BeielsteinHybrid Variable Selection and Support Vector Regression for Gas Sensor Optimization
10:20 – 10:40COFFEE BREAK
10:40 – 11:20S1 – Methods and Applications – Swarm and Crowd MethodsChair: Mario Pavone
10:40 – 11:00Alireza Mirshamsi, Simone Godio, Amin Nobakhti, Stefano Primatesta, Fabio Dovis and Giorgio GuglieriA 3D Path Planning Algorithm based on PSO for Autonomous UAVs Navigation
11:00 – 11:20Carolina Crespi, Georgia Fargetta, Mario Pavone, Rocco A. Scollo and Laura ScrimaliA Game Theory Approach for Crowd Evacuation Modelling
11:20 – 11:40COFFEE BREAK
11:40 – 12:40KEYNOTEGabriela Ochoa
(Chair: Edmondo Minisci)
Recent Advances in Local Optima and Search Trajectory Networks
12:40 – 14:00LUNCH BREAK

14:00 – 15:20S2 – Analysis of Problems and AlgorithmsChair: Annalisa Riccardi
14:00 – 14:20Marco A. Contreras-Cruz, Gabriela Ochoa and Juan P. Ramirez-ParedesSynthetic vs. Real-world Continuous Landscapes: A Local Optima Networks View
14:20 – 14:40Alexander Hagg, Mike Preuss, Alexander Asteroth and Thomas BaeckAn Analysis of Phenotypic Diversity in Multi-Solution Optimization
14:40 – 15:00Rodrigo C. A. F. Pontes, Grasiele Duarte and Leonardo GoliattMigration Guided by a Performance Index in Heterogeneous Island Models
15:00 – 15:20Jörg Stork, Martin Zaefferer, Thomas Bartz-Beielstein and A. E. EibenUnderstanding the Behavior of Reinforcement Learning Agents
15:20 – 15:40COFFEE BREAK
15:40 – 16:40S3 – Swarms and Multi-player IntelligenceChair: Wolfgang Konen
15:40 – 16:00Nadia Nedjah, Luigi Maciel Ribeiro and Luiza de Macedo MourelleCommunication Optimization for Efficient Dynamic Task Allocation in Swarm Robotics
16:00 – 16:20Kaelan Engholdt, H. David Mathias and Annie S. WuVariable response duration promotes self-organization in decentralized swarms
16:20 – 16:40Wolfgang Konen and Samineh BagheriReinforcement Learning for N-Player Games: The Importance of Final Adaptation
16:40 – 17:00Wrap-up of the first dayALL

09:20 – 10:20S4 – Applications of Evolutionary OptimisationChair: Edmondo Minisci
09:20 – 09:40Bárbara Arizmendi Gutiérrez, Alberto della Noce, Mariachiara Gallia and Alberto GuardoneOptimization of a Thermal Ice Protection System by means of a Genetic Algorithm
09:40 – 10:00Maxim Buzdalov, Sergey Kolyubin, Artem Egorov and Ivan BorisovOptimizing Robotic Cheetah Leg Parameters using Evolutionary Algorithms
10:00 – 10:20Alfeu Martinho, Celso Ribeiro, Yulia Gorodetskaya, Tales Fonseca and Leonardo GoliattExtreme Learning Machine with evolutionary parameter tuning applied to forecast the daily natural flow at Cahora Bassa dam, Mozambique
10:20 – 10:40COFFEE BREAK
10:40 – 11:40S5 – New MethodsChair: Marco Evangelos Biancolini
10:40 – 11:00Yifan He, Claus Aranha and Tetsuya SakuraiParameter Evolution Self-Adaptive Strategy and its Application for Cuckoo Search
11:00 – 11:20Stefano Porziani and Marco Evangelos BiancoliniBio-Inspired Optimization Based on BGM and Mesh Morphing Surface Sculpting
11:20 – 11:40Markus Thill, Wolfgang Konen and Thomas BaeckTime Series Encodings with Temporal Convolutional Networks
11:40- 12:00COFFEE BREAK
12:00 – 13:00KEYNOTEEnrique Alba
(Chair: Bogdan Filipič)
Bioinspired Algorithms for Smart Cities
13:00 – 14:20LUNCH BREAK

14:20 – 15:20S6 – Multi-objective Methods and ApplicationsChair: Gregor Papa
14:20 – 14:40Margarita Antoniou, Gašper Petelin and Gregor PapaOn Formulating the Ground Scheduling Problem as a Multi-objective Bilevel Problem
14:40 – 15:00Susanne RosenthalDiversity Promoting Strategies in a Multi-and Many-objective Evolutionary Algorithm for Molecular Optimization
15:00 – 15:20Aljoša Vodopija, Vito Janko, Mitja Luštrek and Bogdan FilipičConstrained Multiobjective Optimization for the Design of Energy-Efficient Context Recognition Systems
15:20 – 15:40COFFEE BREAK
15:40 – 16:40S7 – Methods for Multi-objective and Large-Scale problemsChair: Massimiliano Vasile
15:40 – 16:00Gianluca Filippi and Massimiliano VasileInflationary Differential Evolution for Constrained Multi-Objective Optimisation Problems
16:00 – 16:20Atanu Mazumdar, Tinkle Chugh, Jussi Hakanen and Kaisa MiettinenAn Interactive Framework for Offline Data-Driven Multiobjective Optimization
16:20 – 16:40Dani Irawan, Margarita Antoniou, Boris Naujoks and Gregor PapaRefining the CC-RDG3 Algorithm with Increasing Population Scheme and Persistent Covariance Matrix
16:40 – 17:00CLOSINGMassimiliano Vasile, Bogdan Filipič, Edmondo Minisci