• A methodology to find the elementary landscape decomposition of combinatorial optimization problems 

      Chicano, Francisco; Whitley, L. Darrell; Alba-Torres, Enrique (2014-10-03)
      A small number of combinatorial optimization problems have search spaces that correspond to elementary landscapes, where the objective function f is an eigenfunction of the Laplacian that describes the neighborhood structure ...
    • A similarity measure for cyclic unary regular languages 

      Dassow, Jürgen; Martín Reyes, Gema María; Vico-Vela, Francisco Jose (IOS Press, 2009)
      A cyclic unary regular language is a regular language over a unary alphabet that is represented by a cyclic automaton. We propose a similarity measure for cyclic unary regular languages by modifying the Jaccard similarity ...
    • AI Methods in Algorithmic Composition: A Comprehensive Survey 

      Fernández-Rodríguez, Jose David; Vico-Vela, Francisco Jose (AI Access Foundation, 2013)
      Algorithmic composition is the partial or total automation of the process of music composition by using computers. Since the 1950s, different computational techniques related to Artificial Intelligence have been used for ...
    • An evaluation of best compromise search in graphs 

      Machuca, Enrique; Mandow-Andaluz, Lorenzo; Galand, Lucie (Springer, 2013-09)
      This work evaluates two different approaches for multicriteria graph search problems using compromise preferences. This approach focuses search on a single solution that represents a balanced tradeoff between objectives, ...
    • Assessing the space of phylogenetic trees to measure similarities between cell lineage trees 

      Fernández-Rodríguez, Jose David; Vico-Vela, Francisco Jose (2008)
    • Autocorrelation Measures for the Quadratic Assignment Problem 

      Chicano, Francisco; Luque-Polo, Gabriel Jesús; Alba-Torres, Enrique
      In this article we provide an exact expression for computing the autocorrelation coefficient $\xi$ and the autocorrelation length $\ell$ of any arbitrary instance of the Quadratic Assignment Problem (QAP) in polynomial ...
    • Automating the search of molecular motor templates by evolutionary methods 

      Fernández-Rodríguez, Jose David; Vico-Vela, Francisco Jose (Elsevier, 2011)
      Biological molecular motors are nanoscale devices capable of transforming chemical energy into mechanical work, which are being researched in many scientific disciplines. From a computational point of view, the characteristics ...
    • Behavior finding: Morphogenetic Designs Shaped by Function 

      Lobo Fernández, Daniel; Fernández-Rodríguez, Jose David; Vico-Vela, Francisco Jose (2013-12-10)
      Evolution has shaped an incredible diversity of multicellular living organisms, whose complex forms are self-made through a robust developmental process. This fundamental combination of biological evolution and development ...
    • Big Data Optimization: Framework Algorítmico para el análisis de Datos guiado por Semántica 

      Barba Gonzalez, Critobal; Aldana-Montes, José F.; García-Nieto, José (2018-11-05)
      En las últimas décadas el aumento de fuentes de información en diferentes campos de la sociedad desde la salud hasta las redes sociales, ha puesto de manifiesto la necesidad de nuevas técnicas para su análisis, lo que se ...
    • Biomimetic Engineering 

      Vico-Vela, Francisco Jose (International Society for Horticultural Science, 2008)
      Humankind is a privileged animal species for many reasons. A remarkable one is its ability to conceive and manufacture objects. Human industry is indeed leading the various winning strategies (along with language and ...
    • Efficient anytime algorithms to solve the bi-objective Next Release Problem 

      Domínguez-Ríos, Miguel Ángel; Chicano, Francisco; Alba-Torres, Enrique; del Águila, Isabel; del Sagrado, José (2019-06-27)
      The Next Release Problem consists in selecting a subset of requirements to develop in the next release of a software product. The selection should be done in a way that maximizes the satisfaction of the stakeholders while ...
    • Elementary landscape decomposition of the 0-1 unconstrained quadratic optimization 

      Chicano, Francisco; Alba-Torres, Enrique (2014-10-01)
      Landscapes’ theory provides a formal framework in which combinatorial optimization problems can be theoretically characterized as a sum of an especial kind of landscape called elementary landscape. The elementary landscape ...
    • Elementary landscape decomposition of the frequency assignment problem 

      Chicano, Francisco; Whitley, L. Darrell; Alba-Torres, Enrique; Luna, Francisco (2014-09-30)
      The Frequency Assignment Problem (FAP) is an important problem that arises in the design of radio networks, when a channel has to be assigned to each transceiver of the network. This problem is a generalization of the graph ...
    • Embryomorphic Engineering: Emergent innovation through evolutionary development 

      Doursat, René; Sánchez Quintana, Carlos Alberto; Dordea, Razvan; Fourquet, David; Kowaliw, Taras (2014-01-07)
      Embryomorphic Engineering, a particular instance of Morpho-genetic Engineering, takes its inspiration directly from biological development to create new hardware, software or network architectures by decentralized ...
    • Emergent diversity in an open-ended evolving virtual community 

      Fernández-Rodríguez, Jose David; Lobo Fernández, Daniel; Martín Reyes, Gema María; Doursat, René; Vico-Vela, Francisco Jose (MIT Press, 2012)
      Understanding the dynamics of biodiversity has become an important line of research in theoretical ecology and, in particular, conservation biology. However, studying the evolution of ecological communities under ...
    • Evolution of form and function in a model of differentiated multicellular organisms with gene regulatory networks 

      Lobo Fernández, Daniel; Vico-Vela, Francisco Jose (Elsevier, 2010)
      The emergence of novelties, as a generator of diversity, in the form and function of the organisms have long puzzled biologists. The study of the developmental process and the anatomical properties of an organism provides ...
    • Evolutionary algorithms for the multi-objective test data generation problem 

      Ferrer, Javier; Chicano, Francisco; Alba-Torres, Enrique (2014-10-03)
      Automatic test data generation is a very popular domain in the field of search-based software engineering. Traditionally, the main goal has been to maximize coverage. However, other objectives can be defined, such as the ...
    • Evolutionary development of tensegrity structures 

      Lobo Fernández, Daniel; Vico-Vela, Francisco Jose (Elsevier, 2010)
      Contributions from the emerging fields of molecular genetics and evo-devo (evolutionary developmental biology) are greatly benefiting the field of evolutionary computation, initiating a promise of renewal in the traditional ...
    • Exact computation of the expectation surfaces for uniform crossover along with bit-flip mutation 

      Chicano, Francisco; Whitley, Darrell; Alba-Torres, Enrique (2014-09-29)
      Uniform crossover and bit-flip mutation are two popular operators used in genetic algorithms to generate new solutions in an iteration of the algorithm when the solutions are represented by binary strings. We use the Walsh ...
    • Fitness function distributions over generalized search neighborhoods in the q-ary hypercube 

      Sutton, Andrew M.; Chicano, Francisco; Whitley, L. Darrell (2014-10-03)
      The frequency distribution of a fitness function over regions of its domain is an important quantity for understanding the behavior of algorithms that employ randomized sampling to search the function. In general, exactly ...