Technical program
Invited and Tutorials
Venue, Hotels and Social
Paper Submission
Special Sessions
Program Committee

LION 12 Technical Program

All LION 12 talks will be at the Elite City Resort Conference Center.

The LION 12 Book of Abstracts can be found here.

Sunday, June 10, 2018 - Arrival Day

14:00 - 22:00 Conference Registration at Elite City Resort Conference Center

Monday, June 11, 2018

9:00 - 9:15 LION 12 Opening, Pardalos, Kotsireas
9:15 - 10:15 Invited Talk, Michael N. Vrahatis
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:15 Special session: Graphical model selection and applications
Organizers: Valeriy Kalyagin, Mario Guarracino
10:45 - 11:15 Valeriy Kalyagin, Alexander Koldanov, Petr Koldanov and Panos Pardalos.
Optimality of multiple decision statistical procedure for Gaussian graphical model selection
11:15 - 11:45 Jakob Bossek and Christian Grimme.
Solving Scalarized Subproblems within Evolutionary Algorithms for Multi-Criteria Shortest Path Problems
11:45 - 12:15 Andrew J. Parkes, Neema Beglou and Ender Özcan.
Learning the Quality of Dispatch Heuristics Generated by Automated Programming
12:15 - 12:45 Georg Erwin Adrian Fröhlich, Karl Franz Dörner and Günter Kiechle.
Creating a Multi-Iterative-Priority-Rule for the Job Shop Scheduling Problem with Focus on Tardy Jobs via Genetic Programming
12:45 - 14:45 Lunch
14:45 - 15:15 David Gaudrie, Rodolphe Le Riche, Victor Picheny, Benoît Enaux and Vincent Herbert.
Targeting Well-Balanced Solutions in Multi-Objective Bayesian Optimization under a Restricted Budget
15:15 - 15:45 Marko Djukanovic, Guenther Raidl and Christian Blum.
Exact and Heuristic Approaches for the Longest Common Palindromic Subsequence Problem
15:45 - 16:15 Daniel Karapetyan, Andrew J. Parkes and Thomas Stützle.
Algorithm Configuration: Learning policies for the quick termination of poor performers
16:15 - 16:45 Adil Erzin and Roman Plotnikov.
The Accuracy of One Polynomial Algorithm for the Convergecast Scheduling Problem on a Square Grid with Rectangular Obstacles
17:00 - 18:30 Tutorial: Visual Analytics for High-Dimensional Data Exploration and Engineering Design Optimisation - Part I (details)
Presenters: Alfred Inselberg, Timoleon Kipouros

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

9:00 - 10:00 Invited Talk: Lefteris Kirousis
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00 Lefteris Kirousis and John Livieratos.
A Simple Algorithmic Proof of the Symmetric Lopsided Lovász Local Lemma
11:00 - 13:00 Special session: Algorithms and Applied Optimization for Environmental Data Science
Organizers: Francesco Archetti, Ciprian Dobre
11:00 - 11:30 Yuwei Sun, Xiaofei Qian and Siwen Liu.
Scheduling deteriorating jobs and module changes with incompatible job families on parallel machines using a hybrid SADE-AFSA algorithm
11:30 - 12:00 Armando Di Nardo, Michele Di Natale, Anna Di Mauro, Giovanni Francesco Santonastaso, Andrea Palomba and Stefano Locoratolo.
Calibration of a water distribution network with limited field measures: the case study of Castellammare di Stabia (Naples, Italy)
12:00 - 12:30 Antonio Candelieri, Riccardo Perego and Francesco Archetti.
Intelligent Pump Scheduling Optimization in Water Distribution Networks
12:30 - 13:00 Quan Pan, Ioana Popescu, Andreja Jonoski and Dimitri Solomatine.
Surrogate Model Based Optimization for Taihu Lake Pollution Control Problem.
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 18:00 Conference Excursion: Temple of Apollo Epicurios

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

9:00 - 10:00 Invited Talk: George Michailidis
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00 Jakob Bossek and Heike Trautmann.
Multi-Objective Performance Measurement: Alternatives to PAR10 and Expected Running Time
11:00 - 11:30 Júlio C.S.N. Pinheiro, José Elias Claudio Arroyo and Ricardo Tavares.
An Effective Heuristic for a Single-Machine Scheduling Problem with Family Setups and Resource Constraints
11:30 - 12:30 Special session: On the borderline between Data Analysis and Combinatorial Optimisation: models, algorithms, and bounds
Organizers: Alexander Kelmanov, Michael Khachay
11:30 - 12:00 Edward Gimadi and Oxana Tsidulko.
Asymptotically Optimal Algorithm for the Maximum m-Peripatetic Salesman Problem in a Normed Space
12:00 - 12:30 Michael Khachay and Katherine Neznakhina.
Pseudo-pyramidal tours and efficient solvability of the Euclidean Generalized Traveling Salesman Problem in Grid Clusters
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:30 Special session: On the borderline between Data Analysis and Combinatorial Optimisation: models, algorithms, and bounds (continued)
Organizers: Alexander Kelmanov, Michael Khachay
14:00 - 14:30 Alexander Kelmanov, Sergey Khamidullin, Vladimir Khandeev and Artem Pyatkin.
Exact Algorithms for Two Quadratic Euclidean Problems of Searching for the Largest Subset and Longest Subsequence
14:30 - 15:00 Anton Eremeev.
A Restarting Rule Based on the Schnabel Census for Genetic Algorithms
15:00 - 15:30 Linlin Jia, Laisheng Xiang and Xiyu Liu.
An Improved BTK Algorithm Based on Cell-like P System with Active Membranes
15:30 - 16:00 Artem Baklanov, Michael Khachay and Maxim Pasynkov.
Fully convolutional neural networks for mapping oil palm plantations in Kalimantan
16:00 - 16:30 Konstantin Kobylkin.
Constant factor approximations for intersecting line segments with disks
17:00 - 18:30 Tutorial: Visual Analytics for High-Dimensional Data Exploration and Engineering Design Optimisation - Part II (details)
Presenters: Alfred Inselberg, Timoleon Kipouros

Thursday, June 14, 2018

9:00 - 10:00 Invited Talk: Yaroslav D. Sergeyev
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00 Anne-Lise Bedenel, Laetitia Jourdan and Christophe Biernacki.
Probability estimation by an adapted genetic algorithm in web insurance
11:00 - 11:30 Teck-Hou Teng, Hoong Chuin Lau and Aldy Gunawan.
Instance-Specific Selection of AOS Methods for Solving Combinatorial Optimisation Problems via Neural Networks
11:30 - 12:00 Adrien Spagnol, Rodolphe Le Riche, Sebastien Da Veiga and Olivier Roustant.
Global sensitivity analysis for optimization with variable reduction
12:00 - 12:30 Aymeric Blot, Marie-Éléonore Kessaci, Laetitia Jourdan and Patrick De Causmaecker.
Adaptive Multi-Objective Local Search Algorithms for the Permutation Flowshop Scheduling Problem
12:30 - 13:00 Jeroen Corstjens, An Caris and Benoît Depaire.
Explaining heuristic performance differences for vehicle routing problems with time windows
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 15:00 Renato De Leone, Giovanni Fasano, Massimo Roma and Yaroslav D. Sergeyev.
How grossone can be helpful to iteratively compute negative curvature directions
15:00 - 15:30 Eduardo Lalla-Ruiz, Eduardo Segredo and Stefan Voss.
A Cooperative Learning Approach for the Quadratic Knapsack Problem
15:30 - 17:30 Special session: Computational Intelligence for Smart Cities
Organizers: Enrique Alba, Konstantinos Parsopoulos
15:30 - 16:00 Andrés Camero, Jamal Toutouh, Daniel H. Stolfi and Enrique Alba.
Evolutionary Deep Learning for Car Park Occupancy Prediction in Smart Cities
16:00 - 16:30 Jamal Toutouh, Diego Gabriel Rossit and Sergio Nesmachnow.
Computational intelligence for locating garbage accumulation points in urban scenarios
16:30 - 17:00 Dimitris E. Simos, Ludwig Kampel and Murat Ozcan.
Combinatorial Methods for Testing Communication Protocols in Smart Cities
17:00 - 17:30 Dimitris Souravlias and Sandra Huber.
Detecting Patterns in Benchmark Instances of the Swap-body Vehicle Routing Problem
20:00 - 22:00 LION 12 Conference Dinner

Friday, June 15, 2018

9:30 – 10:00 I. Ilkay Boduroglu.
Portfolio Optimization via a Surrogate Risk Measure: Conditional Desirability Value at Risk (CDVaR)
10:00 – 10:30 Nguyen Dang and Patrick De Causmaecker.
Analysis of algorithm components and parameters: Some case studies
10:30 – 11:00 André Biedenkapp, Joshua Marben, Marius Lindauer and Frank Hutter.
CAVE: Configuration Assessment, Visualization and Evaluation (video)
11:00 – 11:30 Akshita Bhandari and Chandramani Singh.
Accelerated Randomized Coordinate Descent Algorithms for Stochastic Optimization and Online Learning
11:30 – 12:00 Konstantin Barkalov, Victor Gergel and Ilya Lebedev.
A Global Optimization Algorithm for Non-Convex Mixed-Integer Problems
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:00 Louis Faury and Flavian Vasile.
Rover Descent: Learning to optimize by learning to navigate on prototypical loss surfaces
14:00 – 14:30 Carlos Ansótegui, Britta Heymann, Josep Pon, Meinolf Sellmann and Kevin Tierney.
Hyper-Reactive Tabu Search for MaxSAT
14:30 – 16:00 Special session: Machine Learning and Robust Optimization Techniques in Financial Applications
Organizer: Theodore B. Trafalis
14:30 – 15:00 Alexander M. Malyscheff and Theodore B. Trafalis.
A Linear Programming Kernel Classifier
15:00 – 15:30 Nicolas Couellan and Sophie Jan.
Feature Uncertainty Bounding Schemes for Large Robust Nonlinear SVM Classifiers
15:30 – 16:00 Charles D. Nicholson.
A hybrid machine learning and optimization modeling application for economic analysis
16:00 – 16:15 LION 12 Closing, Pardalos, Kotsireas