Publications


Year Publication
2022 E. Osaba, J. Del Ser, C. Cotta, P. Moscato Editorial: Memetic Computing: Accelerating optimization heuristics with problem-dependent local search methods Swarm and Evolutionary Computation 70 101047 2022 doi.org/10.1016/j.swevo.2022.101047   Journals
2022 C. Cotta, G. Olague, Resilient Bioinspired Algorithms: A Computer System Design Perspective, Applications of Evolutionary Computation - EvoApplications J.L.J. Laredo, I. Hidalgo, K. Babaagba (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 13224, pp. 619-631, Springer, 2022   Conference Paper
2022 F. Colomine Durán, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández-Leiva, Mapping the Field of Metaheuristic and Bioinspired Portfolio Optimization, EvoStar 2022 Late Breaking Abstracts, A.M. Mora, A.I. Esparcia-Alcázar (eds.), 2022   Conference Paper
2021 D. Rodríguez Rueda, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva Metaheuristics for the template design problem: encoding, symmetry and hybridisation Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing 32 559-578 2021 10.1007/s10845-020-01587-w   Journals
2021 E. Alba, F. Chicano, G. Luque, R. Gil-Merino, C. Cotta, D. Camacho, M. Ojeda-Aciego, S. Montes, A. Troncoso, J. Riquelme, E. Onaindia, M.J. del Jesús, J.A. Gámez, A. Bugarín, M. Marcos, A. Ledezma, J. XIX Conferencia de la Asociación Española para la Inteligencia Artificial CAEPIA 20/21, 2021   Proceedings
2021 E. Alba, G. Luque, F. Chicano, C. Cotta, D. Camacho, M. Ojeda-Aciego, S. Montes, A. Troncoso, J. Riquelme, R. Gil-Merino, Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 12882, Springer, 2021   Proceedings
2021 F. Colomine Durán, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández-Leiva, Algoritmos Evolutivos con Memoria Elite para la Selección de Carteras de Inversión, MAEB 2020-21, E. Alba et al. (eds.), pp. 429-433, 2021   Conference Paper
2021 F. Colomine Durán, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández-Leiva, Cartografía de un Subcampo Científico: Un Estudio sobre la Optimización de Carteras de Inversión, MAEB 2020-21, E. Alba et al. (eds.), pp. 517-522, 2021   Conference Paper
2021 J.E. Amaya, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández-Leiva, P. García-Sánchez, Una Visión Panorámica de la Meta-Cooperación Profunda con Algoritmos Meméticos, MAEB 2020-21, E. Alba et al. (eds.), pp. 499-504, 2021   Conference Paper
2021 F. Colomine Durán, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández-Leiva, Sensitivity to Partial Lamarckism in a Memetic Algorithm for Constrained Portfolio Optimization EvoStar 2021 Late Breaking Abstracts, A.M. Mora, A.I. Esparcia-Alcázar (eds.), arXiv:2106.11804, pp. 9-12, 2021   Conference Paper
2021 A. Gutiérrez Rodríguez, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández-Leiva, Quantum fitness sharing in memetic algorithms for level design in Metroidvania games, EvoStar 2021 Late Breaking Abstracts, A.M. Mora, A.I. Esparcia-Alcázar (eds.), arXiv:2106.11804, pp 13-16, 2021   Conference Paper
2021 E. Osaba, J. Del Ser, C. Cotta, P. Moscato, Special issue on Memetic Computing: Accelerating Optimization Heuristics with Problem-Dependent Local Search Methods, Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, 2021   Special Issues
2020 P. García Sánchez, A. Tonda, A.J. Fernández Leiva, C. Cotta Optimizing Hearthstone Agents using an Evolutionary Algorithm Knowledge-Based Systems 188 105032 2020 10.1016/j.knosys.2019.105032   Journals
2020 D. Rodríguez Rueda, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva Memetic collaborative approaches for finding balanced incomplete block designs Computers & Operations Research 144 104804 2020 10.1016/j.cor.2019.104804   Journals
2020 J.A. Amaya, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, P. García Sánchez Deep Memetic Models for Combinatorial Optimization Problems: Application to the Tool Switching Problem Memetic Computing 12 3–22 2020 10.1007/s12293-019-00294-1   Journals
2020 P. García Sánchez, A. Tonda, A.J. Fernández Leiva, C. Cotta Optimizing Hearthstone Agents using an Evolutionary Algorithm Knowledge-Based Systems 188 105032 2020 10.1016/j.knosys.2019.105032   Journals
2020 L.T. Kóczy, C. Cotta, A. Byrski, K. Wong, Memetic Algorithms for Solving Very Complex Optimization Problems, Algorithms, 2020   Special Issues
2019 C. Cotta, J.E. Gallardo New Perspectives on the Optimal Placement of Detectors for Suicide Bombers using Metaheuristics Natural Computing 18(2) 249-263 2019 10.1007/s11047-018-9710-1   Journals
2019 C. Cotta, J.E. Gallardo New Perspectives on the Optimal Placement of Detectors for Suicide Bombers using Metaheuristics Natural Computing 18(2) 249-263 2019 10.1007/s11047-018-9710-1   Journals
2019 P. Moscato, C. Cotta, An Accelerated Introduction to Memetic Algorithms, Handbook of Metaheuristics, M. Gendreau, J.-Y. Potvin (eds.), International Series in Operations Research & Management Science 272, chapter 9, pp. 275-309, Springer International Publishing, 2019   Book Chapter
2019 F. Glover, C. Cotta, An overview of Meta-Analytics: The Promise of Unifying Meta-heuristics and Analytics, New Ideas in Business and Customer Analytics, N.J. de Vries and P. Moscato (Eds.), pp. 693-702, Springer, 2019 DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-06222-4_17   Book Chapter
2019 C. Cotta, Memetic Algorithms in Nanoscience: What Other Applications Domains Can Teach Us, XXVIII International Materials Research Conference, Materials Research Society, simB5-abs015, 2019   Conference Paper
2019 A. Gutiérrez Rodríguez, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, Deep Evolutionary Training of a Videogame Designer, EvoStar 2019 Late Breaking Abstracts, A.M. Mora, A.I. Esparcia-Alcázar (eds.), arXiv:1907:12698, pp. 6-7, 2019   Conference Paper
2019 P. García Sánchez, A. Tonda, A. Fernández-Leiva, C. Cotta, M.J. Cobo Martín, Optimización de agentes para HearthStone utilizando Algoritmos Evolutivos, IV Jornadas Andaluzas de Informática, J.C. Gámez Granados et al. (eds.), 2019   Conference Paper
2018 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta On the Use of Self-* Island-based Evolutionary Computation Methods on Complex Environments Computer Science and Information Systems 15(3) 733-750 2018 10.2298/CSIS180115032N   Journals
2018 D. Camacho, C. Cotta, J.J. Merelo-Guervós, F. Fernández de Vega Bioinspired Algorithms in Complex Ephemeral Environments Future Generation Computer Systems 88 732-734 2018 10.1016/j.future.2018.07.055   Journals
2018 D. Camacho, R. Lara-Cabrera, J.J. Merelo-Guervós, P.A. Castillo, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, F. Fernández de Vega, F. Chávez From ephemeral computing to deep bioinspired algorithms: New trends and applications Future Generation Computer Systems 88 735-746 2018 10.1016/j.future.2018.07.056   Journals
2018 C. Cotta, J.E. Gallardo Metaheuristic Aproaches to the Placement of Suicide Bomber Detectors Journal of Heuristics 24(3) 483-513 2018 10.1007/s10732-017-9335-z   Journals
2018 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta Analyzing Self-* Island-based Memetic Algorithms in Heterogeneous Unstable Environments International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications 32(5) 676-692 2018 10.1177/1094342016678665   Journals
2018 C. Cotta, L. Mathieson, P. Moscato, Memetic Algorithms, Handbook of Heuristics, M.G.C. Resende, R. Marti and P.M. Pardalos (eds.) pp. 607-638, Springer International Publishing, 2018 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-07124-4_29   Book Chapter
2018 A. Gutiérrez Rodríguez, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, An Evolutionary Approach to Metroidvania Videogame Design, XVIII Conferencia de la Asociación Española para la Inteligencia Artificial, F. Herrera et al. (eds.), pp. 518-523, 2018   Conference Paper
2018 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Analyzing Resilience to Computational Glitches in Island-based Evolutionary Algorithms, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature 2018 - PPSN XV, A. Auger, L. Paquete, D. Whitley (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 11101, pp. 411-423, Springer-Verlag, 2018   Conference Paper
2018 C.M. Fernandes, J. Luís Jiménez Laredo, J.J. Merelo Guervós, C. Cotta, A.C. Rosa, Dynamic Models of Partially Connected Topologies for Population-based Metaheuristcs, 2018 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, IEEE Press, 2018   Conference Paper
2018 D. Camacho, C. Cotta, J.J. Merelo, F. Fernández de Vega, Special issue on Bioinspired Algorithms in Complex Ephemeral Environments, Future Generation Computer Systems 88, 2018   Special Issues
2017 C. Cotta, R. Schaefer Bioinspired Algorithms and Complex Systems Journal of Computational Science 23 192-194 2017 10.1016/j.jocs.2017.11.010   Journals
2017 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta Self-healing strategies for memetic algorithms in unstable and ephemeral computational environments Natural Computing 16(2) 189-200 2017 10.1007/s11047-016-9560-7   Journals
2017 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, A Performance Analysis of Self-* Evolutionary Algorithms on Networks with Correlated Failures, Intelligent Distributed Computing XI, Ivanović M., Bădică C., Dix J., Jovanović Z., Malgeri M., Savić M. (eds.), Studies in Computational Intelligence 737, pp. 3-13, Springer, 2017   Conference Paper
2017 J.J. Merelo, P.A. Castillo, A.M. Mora, M. García Valdez, C. Cotta, C.M. Fernandes, Self-Organized criticality in code repositories, 14th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2017), Carole Knibbe et al. (eds.), pp. 545-552, MIT Press, Cambridge MA, 2017   Conference Paper
2017 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Evaluating island-based EAs on unstable networks with complex failure patterns, Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion 2017 (late breaking abstract), pp. 39-40, ACM Press, 2017   Conference Paper
2017 C. Cotta, R. Schaefer, Journal of Computational Science, Special section on Bioinspired Algorithms and Complex Systems 23, Journal of Computational Science, 23, 2017   Special Issues
2016 C. Cotta, R. Schaefer Complex Metaheuristics Journal of Computational Science 17(1) 171-173 2016 10.1016/j.jocs.2016.06.001   Journals
2016 C. Cotta, J.E. Gallardo, L. Mathieson, P. Moscato, A Contemporary Introduction to Memetic Algorithms, Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 1-15, Wiley, 2016 DOI: 10.1002/047134608X.W8330   Book Chapter
2016 C.M. Fernandes, J.L. Jiménez Laredo, J.J. Merelo, C. Cotta, A.C. Rosa, Dynamic Topologies for Particle Swarms, Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence XXIV, T.N. Nguyen et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9770, pp. 1-18, Springer-Verlag, 2016   Book Chapter
2016 C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández-Leiva, F. Fernández de Vega, F. Chávez, J.J. Merelo, P. A. Castillo, D. Camacho, M.D. R-Moreno, Application Areas of Ephemeral Computing: A Survey Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence XXIV, T.N. Nguyen et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9770, 153-167 Springer-Verlag 2016   Book Chapter
2016 G. Squillero, P. Burelli, J. Bacardit, A. Brabazon, S. Cagnoni, C. Cotta, I. De Falco, A. Della Cioppa, F. Divina, A.E. Eiben, A.I Esparcia-Alcázar, F. Fernández de Vega, K. Glette, E. Haasdijk, J.I. Applications of Evolutionary Computing - Proceedings of the EvoApplications 2016, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 9597 and 9598, Springer, 2016   Proceedings
2016 F. Chavez de La O, F. Fernandez de Vega, J. Diaz, J.A. Garcia, P.A. Castillo, J.J. Merelo, C. Cotta, A Cross-Platform Assessment of Energy Consumption in Evolutionary Algorithms. Towards Energy-Aware Bioinspired Algorithms, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature 2016 - PPSN XIV, J. Handl et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9921, pp. 91-100, Springer, 2016   Conference Paper
2016 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, A Study of the Performance of Self-* Memetic Algorithms on Heterogeneous Ephemeral Environments, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature 2016 - PPSN XIV, J. Handl et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9921, pp. 548-557, Springer, 2016   Conference Paper
2016 J.J. Merelo, M. García-Valdez, C. Cotta, Visualizing for success: How can we make the user more efficient in interactive evolutionary algorithms?, 2016 Conference Companion on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (GECCO'16), pp. 1427-1428, ACM Press, 2016   Conference Paper
2016 C. Cotta, R. Schaefer, Special issue on Complex Metaheuristics Journal of Computational Science, 17(1) 2016   Special Issues
2015 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta Studying fault-tolerance in island-based evolutionary and multimemetic algorithms Journal of Grid Computing 13(3) 351-374 2015 10.1007/s10723-014-9315-6   Journals
2015 R. Lara-Cabrera, M. Nogueira-Collazo, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva Procedural Content Generation for Real-Time Strategy Games International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence 3(2) 40-48 2015 DOI: 10.9781/ijimai.2015.325   Journals
2015 C.M. Fernandes, J.L.J. Laredo, J.J. Merelo, C. Cotta, A.C. Rosa, Particle Swarm Optimization with Dynamic Topology and Conservation of Evaluations, Computational Intelligence, J.J. Merelo et al. (eds.), Studies in Computational Intelligence 620, 97-111, Springer-Verlag, 2015 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-26393-9_7   Book Chapter
2015 J.J. Merelo, Zeineb Chelly, Antonio Mora, Antonio Fernández-Ares, Anna I. Esparcia-Alcázar, Carlos Cotta, P. de las Cuevas, Nuria Rico, A Statistical Approach to Dealing with Noisy Fitness in Evolutionary Algorithms, Computational Intelligence, J.J. Merelo et al. (eds.), Studies in Computational Intelligence 620, 79-95, Springer-Verlag, 2015 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-26393-9_6   Book Chapter
2015 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Towards Resilient Multimemetic Systems on Unstable Networks with Complex Topology, Advances in Evolutionary Algorithm Research, G. Papa (ed.), 17-33, Nova Science Pub., 2015   Book Chapter
2015 A. Mora, G. Squillero, A. Agapitos, P. Burelli, W. Bush, S. Cagnoni, C. Cotta, I. De Falco, A. Della Cioppa, F. Divina, A.E. Eiben, A.I Esparcia-Alcázar, F. Fernández de Vega, K. Glette, E. Haasdijk, Applications of Evolutionary Computing - Proceedings of the EvoApplications 2015, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9028, Springer, 2015   Proceedings
2015 C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández-Leiva, F. Fernández de Vega, F. Chávez, J.J. Merelo, P.A. Castillo, G. Bello, D. Camacho, Ephemeral Computing and Bioinspired Optimization - Challenges and Opportunities, ECTA 2015: 7th International Joint Conference on Evolutionary Computation Theory and Applications, pp. 319-324, SCITEPRESS, 2015   Conference Paper
2015 Raul Lara-Cabrera, Mariela Nogueira-Collazo, Carlos Cotta and Antonio J. Fernández Leiva, Game Artificial Intelligence: Challenges for the Scientific Community, CoSeCiVi'15: II Congreso de la Sociedad Española para las Ciencias del Videojuego, D. Camacho , M.A. Gómez Martín, P.A. González Calero (eds.), pp. 1-12, CEUR-WS.org, 2015   Conference Paper
2015 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Sensitivity Analysis of Checkpointing Strategies for Multimemetic Algorithms on Dynamic Complex Networks, 0th International Conference on Large Scale Scientific Computations, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9374, pp. 233-240, Springer-Verlag, 2015   Conference Paper
2015 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Self-Sampling Strategies for Multimemetic Algorithms in Unstable Computational Environments, Bioinspired Computation in Artificial Systems, J.M. Ferrández Vicente at al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9108, pp. 69-78, Springer-Verlag, 2015   Conference Paper
2015 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Self-Balancing Multimemetic Algorithms in Dynamic Scale-Free Networks, Applications of Evolutionary Computation, A.M. Mora, G. Squillero (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9028, pp. 177-188, Springer-Verlag, 2015   Conference Paper
2015 M. García García, M. Nogueira, C. Cotta, A. J. Fernández-Leiva, J.J. Merelo Guervós, Implementación de algoritmos meméticos con capacidad de auto-generación sobre CouchBD, X Congreso Español de Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, F. Chávez de la O, R.M. Luque Baena, F. Luna, F. Fernández de Vega (eds.), pp. 189-196, Universidad de Extremadura, 2015   Conference Paper
2015 R. Lara-Cabrera, M. Nogueira, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández-Leiva, Optimización en Videojuegos: Retos para la Comunidad Científica, X Congreso Español de Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, F. Chávez de la O, R.M. Luque Baena, F. Luna, F. Fernández de Vega (eds.), pp. 463-470, Universidad de Extremadura, 2015   Conference Paper
2014 R. Lara-Cabrera, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva Geometrical vs topological measures for the evolution of aesthetic maps in a RTS game Entertainment Computing 5(4) 251-258 2014 DOI: 10.1016/j.entcom.2014.08.003   Journals
2014 R. Lara-Cabrera, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva On Balance and Dynamism in Procedural Content Generation with Self-Adaptive Evolutionary Algorithms Natural Computing 13(2) 157-168 2014 DOI: 10.1007/s11047-014-9418-9   Journals
2014 M. Nogueira Collazo, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva Virtual Player Design using Self-learning via Competitive Coevolutionary Algorithms Natural Computing 13(2) 131-144 2014 DOI: 10.1007/s11047-014-9411-3   Journals
2014 R. Lara-Cabrera, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva An Analysis of the Structure and Evolution of the Scientific Collaboration Network of Computer Intelligence in Games Physica A 395 523-553 2014 DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2013.10.036   Journals
2014 A.I Esparcia-Alcázar, A. Mora, A. Agapitos, P. Burelli, W. Bush, S. Cagnoni, C. Cotta, I. De Falco, A. Della Cioppa, F. Divina, R. Dreschler, A.E. Eiben, F. Fernández de Vega, K. Glette, E. Haasdijk, Applications of Evolutionary Computing - Proceedings of the EvoApplications 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8602, Springer, 2014   Proceedings
2014 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, On Meme Self-Adaptation in Spatially-Structured Multimemetic Algorithms, Numerical Methods and Applications - 8th International Conference, Ivan Dimov, Stefka Fidanova, Ivan Lirkov (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8962, pp. 70-77, Springer-Verlag, 2014   Conference Paper
2014 C.M. Fernandes, J. Luís Jiménez Laredo, J.J. Merelo Guervós, C. Cotta, A.C. Rosa, Dynamic and Partially Connected Ring Topologies for Evolutionary Algorithms with Structured Populations, Applications of Evolutionary Computation - 17th European Conference, A.I. Esparcia-Alcázar, A.M. Mora (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8602, pp. 665-677, Springer-Verlag, 2014   Conference Paper
2014 R, Lara-Cabrera, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, A self-adaptive evolutionary approach to the evolution of aesthetic maps for a RTS game, 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, pp. 298-304, IEEE Press, 2014   Conference Paper
2014 M. Nogueira Collazo, A.J. Fernández Leiva, C. Cotta, Eryna: una herramienta de apoyo a la revolución de los videojuegos, David Camacho, Marco Antonio Gómez-Martín, Pedro Antonio González-Calero (Eds.), Proceedings 1st Congreso de la Sociedad Española para las Ciencias del Videojuego, CoSECivi 2014, pp. 173-184, CEUR Workshop Proceeding series, 2014   Conference Paper
2014 J.J. Merelo, Pedro A. Castillo, Antonio Mora, Antonio Fernández-Ares, Anna I. Esparcia-Alcázar, Carlos Cotta, Nuria Rico, Studying and Tackling Noisy Fitness in Evolutionary Design of Game Characters, Proceedings of the International Conference on Evolutionary Computation Theory and Applications, pp. 76-85, SCITEPress, 2014   Conference Paper
2014 C. Fernandes, J.L.J. Laredo, J.J. Merelo, C. Cotta, R. Nogueras, A.C. Rosa, Shuffle and Mate: A Dynamic Model for Spatially Structured Evolutionary Algorithms, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature - PPSN XIII, T. Bartz-Beielstein et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8672, pp. 50-59, Springer-Verlag, 2014   Conference Paper
2014 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, A Study on Multimemetic Estimation of Distribution Algorithms, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature - PPSN XIII, T. Bartz-Beielstein et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8672, pp. 322-331, Springer-Verlag, 2014   Conference Paper
2014 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, An Analysis of Migration Strategies in Island-Based Multimemetic Algorithms, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature - PPSN XIII, T. Bartz-Beielstein et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8672, pp. 731-740, Springer-Verlag, 2014   Conference Paper
2013 A. Byrski, R. Schaefer, M. Smołka, C. Cotta, Asymptotic guarantee of success for multi-agent memetic systems, Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences Technical Sciences 61(1): 257-278 2013 DOI: 10.2478/bpasts-2013-0025   Journals
2013 C. Cotta, A. Mora, J.J. Merelo, C. Merelo, A Network Analysis of the 2010 FIFA WorldCup Champion Team Play, Journal of Systems Science and Complexity 26(1): 21-42 2013 DOI: 10.1007/s11424-013-2291-2   Journals
2013 J.J. Merelo, A. Merelo, C. Cotta, Complex Systems in Sports: Introduction to the Special Issue, Journal of Systems Science and Complexity 26(1): 1-3, 2013 DOI: 10.1007/s11424-013-2292-1   Journals
2013 A.R. Badillo, J. Ruiz, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández-Leiva, On User-Centric Memetic Algorithms, Soft Computing 17(2): 285-300, 2013 DOI:10.1007/s00500-012-0893-6   Journals
2013 J.E. Amaya, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Cross entropy-based memetic algorithms: An application study over the tool switching problem, International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems 6(3): 559-584, 2013 DOI:10.1080/18756891.2013.792542   Journals
2013 M. Ojeda, C. Cotta, L. Franco, Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Symposium on foundations of Computational Intelligence (FoCI 2013), IEEE, 2013   Proceedings
2013 A.I Esparcia-Alcázar, S. Silva, A. Agapitos, C. Cotta, I. De Falco, A. Della Cioppa, K. Diwold, A. Ekárt, E. Tarantino, F. Fernández de Vega, P. Burelli, K. Sim, S. Cagnoni, A. Simoes, JJ Merelo, N. U Applications of Evolutionary Computing - Proceedings of the EvoApplications 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7835, Springer, 2013   Proceedings
2013 R. Lara-Cabrera, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, Evolving Aesthetic Maps for a Real Time Strategy Game, I Simposio Español en Entretenimiento Digital (SEED 2013), pp. 61-71, CEDI 2013, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 C.M. Fernandes, C.Cotta, J. Laredo, J.J. Merelo, A. Rosa, Dynamic and Partially Connected Grid Topologies for Particle Swarms, Christian Blum, Enrique Alba (Eds.), Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO '13, pp. 11-12 Companion Material Proceedings, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 C.M. Fernandes, A.C. Rosa, J.L. Jimenez Laredo, C.Cotta, J.J. Merelo, A study on time-varying partially connected topologies for the particle swarm, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2013, pp. 2450-2456, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 .J. Merelo, A.M. Mora, P.A. Castillo, C. Cotta, M. Garcia Valdez, A search for scalable evolutionary solutions to the game of Mastermind, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2013, pp. 2298-2305, IEEE Press, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 C.M. Fernandes, J.L. Jimenez Laredo, J.J. Merelo, C.Cotta, A.C. Rosa, Adapting the Bak-Sneppen Model to a Dynamic and Partially Connected Grid of Hierarchical Species, P. Lio, O. Miglino, G. Nicosia, S. Nolfi and M. Pavone (eds.), Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Artificial Life, ECAL 2013, pp. 523-530, MIT Press, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Analyzing Meme Propagation in Multimemetic Algorithms: Initial Investigations, Proceedings of the 2013 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, pp. 1013-1019, IEEE Press, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, C.M. Fernandes, J.L. Jimenez Laredo, J.J. Merelo, A.C. Rosa, An Analysis of a Selecto-Lamarckian Model of Multimemetic Algorithms with Dynamic Self-organized Topology, 2nd International Conference on the Theory and Practice of Natural Computing, TPNC 2013, A.H. Dediu (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8273, pp. 205-216, Springer-Verlag, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 R. Lara Cabrera, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, Using Self-Adaptive Evolutionary Algorithms to Evolve Dynamism-Oriented Maps for a Real Time Strategy Game, 9th International Conference on Large Scale Scientific Computations, I. Lirkov, S. Margenov and J. Wasniewski (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8353, pp. 256-263, Springer-Verlag, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández-Leiva, A. Fuentes Sánchez, R. Lara-Cabrera, Car Setup Optimization via Evolutionary Algorithms, Advances in Computational Intelligence, I. Rojas, G. Joya, J. Cabestany (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7903, pp. 346-354, Springer-Verlag, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 J. Carpio, P. García-Sánchez, A.M. Mora, J.J. Merelo, J. Caraballo, F. Vaz, C. Cotta, Evolving the Strategies of Agents for the ANTS Game, Advances in Computational Intelligence, I. Rojas, G. Joya, J. Cabestany (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7903, pp. 324-333, Springer-Verlag, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 C.M. Fernandes, A. Mora, J.J. Merelo, C. Cotta, A.C. Rosa, Photo Rendering with Swarms: From Figurative to Abstract Pherogenic Imaging, 2013 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Creativity and Affective Computing, Chuan-Kang Ting et al. (eds.), pp. 32-39, IEEE, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 R. Lara Cabrera, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, A review of computational intelligence in RTS games, 2013 IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computational Intelligence, M. Ojeda et al. (eds.), pp. 114-121, IEEE, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 J.J. Merelo, A. Mora, N. Rico, C. Cotta, Influence of selective pressure on quality of solutions and speed of evolutionary MasterMind, 2013 IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computational Intelligence, M. Ojeda et al. (Eds.), pp. 122-129, IEEE, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 JJ. Merelo, A. Mora, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, Finding an evolutionary solution to the game of Mastermind with good scaling behavior, Learning and Intelligent Optimization Conference 7, G. Nicosia, P.M. Pardalos (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7997, pp. 288-293, Springer-Verlag, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 M. Nogueira, J. Gálvez, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, An Analysis of Hall-of-Fame Strategies in Competitive Coevolutionary Algorithms for Self-Learning in RTS Games, Learning and Intelligent Optimization Conference 7, G. Nicosia, P.M. Pardalos (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7997, pp. 174-188, Springer-Verlag, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 R. Lara, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, A procedural balanced map generator with self-adaptive complexity for the real-time strategy game Planet Wars, Applications of Evolutionary Computing, A.I. Esparcia-Alcázar et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7835, pp. 274-283, Springer-Verlag, 2013   Conference Paper
2013 J.J. Merelo, C. Cotta, A. Mora, Special issue on Complex Systems in Sports Journal of Systems Science and Complexity 26(1), 2013   Special Issues
2012 F. Fernández de Vega, C. Cotta, E.R. Miranda, Special issue on Evolutionary Music, Soft Computing 16(12): 1995-1996, 2012 DOI:10.1007/s00500-012-0870-0   Journals
2012 M. Frade, F. Fernández de Vega, C. Cotta, Automatic Evolution of Programs for Procedural Generation of Terrains for Video Games - Accessibility and Edge Length Constraints, Soft Computing 16(11): 1893-1914, 2012 DOI:10.1007/s00500-012-0863-z   Journals
2012 J.E. Amaya, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Solving the Tool Switching Problem with Memetic Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing 26: 221-235, 2012 DOI: 10.1017/S089006041100014X   Journals
2012 F. Neri, C. Cotta, Memetic algorithms and memetic computing optimization: A literature review, Swarm and Evolutionary Computation 2: 1-14, 2012 DOI: 10.1016/j.swevo.2011.11.003   Journals
2012 R. Berretta, C. Cotta, F. Moscato, Memetic Algorithms in Bioinformatics, Handbook of Memetic Algorithms, F. Neri, C. Cotta, P. Moscato (eds.), Sudies in Computational Intelligence 379, 261-271, Springer-Verlag, 2012 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23247-3   Book Chapter
2012 C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández-Leiva, J.E. Gallardo, Memetic Algorithms and Complete Techniques, Handbook of Memetic Algorithms, F. Neri, C. Cotta, P. Moscato (eds.), Sudies in Computational Intelligence 379, 189-200, Springer-Verlag, 2012 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23247-3   Book Chapter
2012 C. Cotta, F. Neri, Memetic Algorithms in Continuous Optimization, Handbook of Memetic Algorithms, F. Neri, C. Cotta, P. Moscato (eds.), Sudies in Computational Intelligence 379, 121-134 Springer-Verlag, 2012 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23247-3   Book Chapter
2012 F. Neri, C. Cotta, A Primer on Memetic Algorithms, Handbook of Memetic Algorithms, F. Neri, C. Cotta, P. Moscato (eds.), Sudies in Computational Intelligence 379, 43-52, Springer-Verlag, 2012 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23247-3   Book Chapter
2012 M.A. Montes de Oca, C. Cotta, F. Neri, Local Search, Handbook of Memetic Algorithms, F. Neri, C. Cotta, P. Moscato (eds.), Studies in Computational Intelligence 379, 29-41, Springer-Verlag, 2012 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23247-3   Book Chapter
2012 F. Neri, C. Cotta, Basic Concepts, Handbook of Memetic Algorithms, F. Neri, C. Cotta, P. Moscato (eds.), Studies in Computational Intelligence 379, 3-7, Springer-Verlag, 2012 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23247-3   Book Chapter
2012 A. Fernández-Leiva, C. Cotta, R. Lara Cabrera, Proceedings of GAME-ON'2012, Eurosis, 2012   Proceedings
2012 A. Moraglio, S. Silva, K. Krawiec, P. Machado, C. Cotta, Genetic Programming, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7244, Springer, 2012   Proceedings
2012 C. di Chio, S. Cagnoni, C. Cotta, M. Ebner, A. Ekart, A.I. Esparcia-Alcázar, C.-K. Goh, J.J. Merelo, F. Neri, M. Preuss, J. Togelius, G.N. Yannakakis, Applications of Evolutionary Computing - Proceedings of the EvoApplications 2012, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7248, Springer, 2012   Proceedings
2012 F. Neri, C. Cotta, P. Moscato, Handbook of Memetic Algorithms, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 379, Springer-Verlag, 2012   Books
2012 D. Rodríguez, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, The Template Design Problem: A Perspective with Metaheuristics, Monte Carlo Methods and Applications, Karl K. Sabelfeld and Ivan Dimov (Eds.), pp. 181-192, De Gryuter, 2012   Conference Paper
2012 JJ Merelo, A.M. Mora, C. Cotta, Finding fast solutions to the game of Mastermind, GAME-ON 2012, 13th International Conference on Intelligent Games and Simulation, A. Fernández-Leiva et al. (eds.), pp. 25-28, Eurosis, 2012   Conference Paper
2012 R. Lara, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, Procedural Map Generation for a RTS Game, GAME-ON 2012, 13th International Conference on Intelligent Games and Simulation, A. Fernández-Leiva et al. (eds.), pp. 53-58, Eurosis, 2012   Conference Paper
2012 M. Nogueira, J. Gálvez, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, Hall-of-Fame competitive coevolutionary algorithms for optimizing opponent strategies in a new game, GAME-ON 2012, 13th International Conference on Intelligent Games and Simulation, A. Fernández-Leiva et al. (Eds.), pp. 71-78, Eurosis, 2012   Conference Paper
2012 JJ Merelo, A.M. Mora, T. Runarsson, C. Cotta, Optimizing search via diversity enhancement in evolutionary MasterMind, 2012 International Conference in Complex Systems, IEEE Press, 2012   Conference Paper
2012 C. Fernandes, J.L. Jiménez Laredo, JJ Merelo, C. Cotta, A. Da Rosa, Towards a 2-dimensional Self-organized Framework for Structured Population-based Metaheuristics, 2012 IEEE International Conference in Complex Systems, IEEE Press, 2012   Conference Paper
2012 Aesthetic Terrain Programs Database for Creativity Assessment, 2012 IEEE Computational Intelligence in Games Conference, pp. 350-354, IEEE, 2012   Conference Paper
2012 J.J. Merelo-Guervós, A. Mora, J. Albert Cruz, A.I. Esparcia, C. Cotta, Scaling in distributed evolutionary algorithms with persistent population, 2012 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, pp. 2183-2190, IEEE Press, 2012   Conference Paper
2012 M. Nogueira, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, On Modeling, evaluating and increasing players' satisfaction quantitatively: steps towards a taxonomy, Applications of Evolutionary Computing, C. di Chio et al. (Eds), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7248, pp. 241-250, Springer, 2012   Conference Paper
2012 F. Colomine Duran, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, A Comparative Study of Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms to Optimize the Selection of Investment Portfolios with Cardinality Constraints, Applications of Evolutionary Computing, C. di Chio et al. (Eds), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7248, pp. 161-169, Springer, 2012   Conference Paper
2012 F. Fernández de Vega, C. Cotta, E.R. Miranda, Special issue on Evolutionary Music Soft Computing 16(12), 2012   Special Issues
2012 A. Fuentes Sánchez, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, Optimizando la configuración de coches en juegos de carreras mediante computación evolutiva, VIII Congreso Español sobre Metaheurística, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, J.A. Gámez et al. (Eds), pp. 675-682, UCLM, 2012   Conference Paper
2012 D. Mariscal Fernández, A.J. Fernández Leiva, Una experiencia de diseño de controladores en juegos de carreras de coche mediante algoritmos evolutivos multiobjetivo y sistemas expertos, VIII Congreso Español sobre Metaheurística, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, J.A. Gámez et al. (Eds), pp. 683-690, UCLM, 2012   Conference Paper
2012 M. Nogueira, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, Apuntes del estudio sobre modelado, evaluación e incremento de la satisfacción del jugador, VIII Congreso Español sobre Metaheurística, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, J.A. Gámez et al. (Eds), UCLM, 2012   Conference Paper
2012 J. Espinar, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, User-Centric Optimization with Evolutionary and Memetic Systems, Large-Scale Scientific Computing - 8th International Conference, LSSC 2011, Ivan Lirkov, Svetozar Margenov, Jerzy Wasniewski (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7116, pp. 214-221, Springer-Verlag, 2012   Conference Paper
2011 C. Cotta, Effective Patient Prioritization in Mass Casualties Incidents Using Hyperheuristics and the Pilot Method, OR Spectrum 33(3): 699-720, 2011 DOI:10.1007/s00291-011-0238-3   Journals
2011 J.E. Amaya, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Memetic Cooperative Models for the Tool Switching Problem, Memetic Computing 3(3): 199-216, 2011 DOI: 10.1007/s12293-011-0059-6   Journals
2011 D. Rodríguez, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, A Memetic Algorithm for Designing Balanced Incomplete Blocks, International Journal of Combinatorial Optimization Problems and Informatics, 2(1): 14-22, 2011   Journals
2011 P. Moscato, R. Berretta, C. Cotta, Memetic Algorithms, Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, Wiley Inc., 2011 DOI: 10.1002/9780470400531.eorms0515   Book Chapter
2011 J.J. Merelo Guervós, C. Cotta, A.M. Mora, 1st International Workshop on Complex Systems in Sports, 2011   Proceedings
2011 C. Di Chio, S. Cagnoni, C. Cotta, M. Ebner, A. Ekárt, A.I. Esparcia-Alcázar, J. J. Merelo, F. Neri, M. Preuss, H. Richter, J. Togelius, G.N. Yannakakis, Applications of Evolutionary Computation - Proceedings of the EvoApplications 2011, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6624, Springer-Verlag, 2011   Proceedings
2011 C. Cotta, A.M. Mora, C. Merelo-Molina, J.J. Merelo Guervós, FIFA World Cup 2010: A Network Analysis of the Champion Team Play, 1st International Workshop on Complex Systems in Sports, J.J. Merelo Guervós, C. Cotta, A.M. Mora (Eds), 2011   Conference Paper
2011 J.J. Merelo, A. Mora, C. Cotta, Optimizing worst-case scenario in evolutionary solutions to the MasterMind puzzle, 2011 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, pp. 2669-2676, IEEE Press, 2011   Conference Paper
2011 A.R. Badillo, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Towards User-Centric Memetic Algorithms: Experiences with the TSP, Advances in Computational Intelligence, J. Cabestany, I. Rojas, G. Joya Caparrós (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6692, pp. 284-291, Springer-Verlag, 2011   Conference Paper
2011 F. Fernández de Vega, J.G. Abengózar Sánchez, C. Cotta, A Preliminary Analysis and Simulation of Load Balancing Techniques Applied to Parallel Genetic Programming, Advances in Computational Intelligence, J. Cabestany, I. Rojas, G. Joya Caparrós (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6692, pp. 308-315, Springer-Verlag, 2011   Conference Paper
2011 C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Bio-inspired Combinatorial Optimization: Notes on Reactive and Proactive Interaction, Advances in Computational Intelligence, J. Cabestany, I. Rojas, G. Joya Caparrós (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6692, pp. 348-355, Springer-Verlag, 2011   Conference Paper
2011 J. Espinar, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, On the Use of Human-Guided Evolutionary Algorithms for Tackling 2D Packing Problems, Foundations on Natural and Artificial Computation, J.M. Ferrández and J.R. Álvarez Sánchez, F. de la Paz, F.J. Toledo (eds.), Lectures Notes in Computer Science 6686, pp. 354-361, Springer-Verlag, 2011   Conference Paper
2011 J.A. García , C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Design of Emergent and Adaptive Virtual Players in a War RTS Game, Foundations on Natural and Artificial Computation, J.M. Ferrández and J.R. Álvarez Sánchez, F. de la Paz, F.J. Toledo (Eds.), Lectures Notes in Computer Science 6686, pp. 372-382, Springer-Verlag, 2011   Conference Paper
2011 J.J. Merelo, C. Cotta, A. Mora, Improving and Scaling Evolutionary Approaches to the MasterMind Problem, Applications of Evolutionary Computation 2011, C. Di Chio et al. (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6624, pp. 100-110, Springer-Verlag, 2011   Conference Paper
2010 P. Moscato, C. Cotta, A Modern Introduction to Memetic Algorithms, Handbook of Metaheuristics (2nd edition), Michel Gendreau, Jean-Yves Potvin (Eds.), International Series in Operations Research and Management Science 146, 141-183, Springer-Verlag, 2010   Book Chapter
2010 R. Schaefer, C. Cotta, J. Kołodziej, G. Rudolph, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature, PPSN XI, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6238 and 6239, Springer-Verlag, 2010   Proceedings
2010 C. de Chio, S. Cagnoni, C. Cotta, M. Ebner, A. Ekárt, A.I. Esparcia-Alcázar, C-K Goh, J.J. Merelo, F. Neri, M. Preuss, J. Togelius, G.N. Yannakakis, Applications of Evolutionary Computation - Proceedings of the EvoApplications 2010, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6024, Springer-Verlag, 2010   Proceedings
2010 C. Cotta, J.J. Merelo, A. Mora, T.P. Runarsson, Entropy-Driven Evolutionary Approaches to the Mastermind Problem, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature XI, R. Schaefer at al. (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6239, pp. 421-431, Springer-Verlag, 2010   Conference Paper
2010 J.E. Amaya, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, A Memetic Cooperative Optimization Schema and its Application to the Tool Switching Problem, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature XI, R. Schaefer at al. (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6238, pp. 445-454, Springer-Verlag, 2010   Conference Paper
2010 A. Byrski, R. Schaefer, M. Smolka and C. Cotta, Asymptotic Analysis of Computational Multi-Agent Systems, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature XI, R. Schaefer at al. (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6238, pp. 475-484, Springer-Verlag, 2010   Conference Paper
2010 J.E. Amaya, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Método de Cross Entropy para la solución del problema de conmutación de herramientas, VII congreso Español sobre metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y bioinspirados (MAEB2010), V. Campos et al. (Eds.), pp. 701-708, 2010   Conference Paper
2010 D. Rodríguez, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Un problema de diseño de plantillas: Un enfoque metaheurístico basado en búsqueda local, VII congreso Español sobre metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y bioinspirados (MAEB2010), V. Campos et al. (Eds.), pp. 743-750, 2010   Conference Paper
2010 J.J. Merelo, T.P. Runarsson, A. Mora, C. Cotta, Assessing efficiency of different evolutionary strategies playing MasterMind, 2010 IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games, G.N. Yannakakis, J. Togelius (Eds.), pp. 38-45, IEEE Press, 2010   Conference Paper
2010 C. Cotta, On the Use of Attitudinal Activities in ECTS Experiences to Foster Student Engagement in the Course: A Case Study in Programming Courses, 2010 International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, L. Gómez Chova, D. Martí Belenguer, I. Candel Torres (Eds.), pp. 4243-4249, IATED, 2010   Conference Paper
2010 M. Frade, F. Fernández de Vega, C. Cotta, Evolution of Artificial Terrains for Video Games Based on Obstacles Edge Length, WCCI 2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, pp. 2202-2209, IEEE Press, 2010   Conference Paper
2010 C. Cotta, Keeping the Ball Rolling: Teaching Strategies Using Wikipedia, 2nd International Computer-Supported Education Conference, J. Cordeiro et al. (Eds.), pp. 337-340, INSTICC, 2010   Conference Paper
2010 M. Frade, F. Fernández de Vega, C. Cotta, Evolution of Artificial Terrains for Video Games Based on Accessibility, Applications of Evolutionary Computing, C. de Chio et al. (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6024, pp. 90-99, Springer-Verlag, 2010   Conference Paper
2010 C. Cotta, An ECTS Experience in Sophomore Programming Courses in the University of Málaga, 2010 International Technology, Education and Development Conference, L. Gómez Chova, D. Martí Belenguer, I. Candel Torres (Eds.), pp. 4168-4173, 2010   Conference Paper
2010 J.E. Amaya, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Hybrid cooperation models for the Tool Switching Problem, International Workshop on Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization, J.R. González et al. (Eds.), Studies in Computational Intelligence 284, pp. 39-52, Springer-Verlag, 2010   Conference Paper
2009 C. Cotta, A. Morales, A Computational Analysis of Galactic Exploration with Space Probes: Implications to the Fermi Paradox, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 62(3): 82-88, 2009   Journals
2009 J.E. Gallardo, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Finding Low Autocorrelation Binary Sequences with Memetic Algorithms, Applied Soft Computing 9(4): 1252-1262, 2009 DOI: 10.1016/j.asoc.2009.03.005   Journals
2009 J.E. Gallardo, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Solving Weighted Constraint Satisfaction Problems with Memetic/Exact Hybrid Algorithms, Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research 35: 533-555, 2009 DOI: 10.1613/jair.2770   Journals
2009 M. Frade, F. Fernández de Vega, C. Cotta, Breeding Terrains with Genetic Terrain Programming - The Evolution of Terrain Generators, International Journal of Computer Games Technology, Volume 2009, Article ID 125714, 13 pages, 2009 DOI: 10.1155/2009/125714   Journals
2009 F. Colomine Duran, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Evolutionary Optimization for Multiobjective Portfolio Selection Under Markowitz's Model with Application to the Caracas Stock Exchange, Nature Inspired Algorithms for Optimisation, R. Chiong (ed.), 489-509, Springer-Verlag, 2009   Book Chapter
2009 C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Solving Constrained Optimization Problems with Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithms, Optimization Techniques for Solving Complex Problems, E. Alba, C. Blum, P. Isasi, C. León, and J.A. Gómez (eds.), 103-126, Wiley Inc., 2009   Book Chapter
2009 C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, J.E. Gallardo, G. Luque, E. Alba, Metaheuristics in Bioinformatics: DNA Sequencing and Reconstruction, Optimization Techniques for Solving Complex Problems, E. Alba, C. Blum, P. Isasi, C. León, and J.A. Gómez (eds.), 241-264, Wiley Inc., 2009   Book Chapter
2009 J.E. Gallardo, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Exact, Metaheuristic and Hybrid Approaches to Multi-dimensional Knapsack Problems, Optimization Techniques for Solving Complex Problems, E. Alba, C. Blum, P. Isasi, C. León, and J.A. Gómez (eds.), 341-360, Wiley Inc., 2009   Book Chapter
2009 G. Raidl et al., Proceedings of the 11th Annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation - GECCO 2009, ACM Press, 2009   Proceedings
2009 C. Cotta, P.I. Cowling, Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5482, Springer-Verlag, 2009   Proceedings
2009 L. Araujo, J.J. Merelo, A. Mora, C. Cotta, Genotypic Differences and Migration Policies in an Island Model, Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2009, G. Raidl et al. (Eds.), ACM Press, 2009   Conference Paper
2009 F. Colomine, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, On the Use of Sharpe's Index in Evolutionary Portfolio Optimization Under Markowitz's Model, Adaptive and Emergent Behaviour and Complex Systems 2009, pp. 9-14, 2009   Conference Paper
2009 D. Rodríguez, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Finding Balanced Incomplete Block Design with Metaheuristics, Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, C. Cotta, P. Cowling (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5482, pp. 156-167, Springer-Verlag, 2009   Conference Paper
2009 M.Frade, F. Fernández de Vega, C. Cotta, Adding Zoom Feature to Terrain Programmes, VI Congreso Español sobre Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, E. Alba et al. (Eds.), pp. 293-300, 2009   Conference Paper
2009 F. Colomine Duran, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Algoritmos Evolutivos Multiobjetivo para Selección de Carteras de Inversión con Restricciones de Cardinalidad, VI Congreso Español sobre Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, pp. 223-230, 2009   Conference Paper
2009 J.E. Amaya, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Algoritmos Genéticos y Búsquedas Locales para el Problema de la Conmutación de Herramientas, VI Congreso Español sobre Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, E. Alba et al. (Eds.), pp. 199-206, 2009   Conference Paper
2009 D. Rodríguez, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Una Comparativa de Metaheuristicas para el Problema del Diseño de Bloques Incompletos Equilibrados, VI Congreso Español sobre Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, E. Alba et al. (Eds.), pp. 191-198, 2009   Conference Paper
2008 C. Blum, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, J.E. Gallardo, Combining metaheuristics with incomplete branch and bound derivates, Hybrid metaheuristics-An emergent approach for optimization, C. Blum, M.J. Blesa, A. Roli, M. Sampels (eds.), Studies in Computational Intelligence, vol 114, 85-116, Springer-Verlag, 2008   Book Chapter
2008 M. Blesa, C. Blum, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, J.E. Gallardo, A. Roli, M. Sampels, Hybrid Metaheuristics, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5296, Springer-Verlag, 2008   Proceedings
2008 J. van Hemert, C. Cotta, Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4972, Springer-Verlag, 2008   Proceedings
2008 C. Cotta, J. van Hemert, Recent Advances in Evolutionary Computation for Combinatorial Optimization, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 153, Springer-Verlag, 2008   Books
2008 C. Cotta, M. Sevaux, K. Sörensen, Adaptive and Multilevel Metaheuristics, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 136, Springer-Verlag, 2008   Books
2008 C. Cotta, S. Reich, R. Schaefer, A. Ligeza, Knowledge-Driven Computing - Knowledge Engineering and Intelligent Computations, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 102, Springer-Verlag, 2008   Books
2008 A.J. Fernández, C. Cotta y R. Campaña Ceballos, Generating emergent team strategies in football simulation videogames via genetic algorithms, 9th International Conference on Intelligent Games and Simulation. GAME-ON 2008, Vicente Botti, Antorio Barella and Carlos Carrascosa (Eds.), págs. 120-125. EUROSIS-ETI: Belgium, 2008   Conference Paper
2008 J.J. Merelo, A. Mora, P.A. Castillo, J.L. Jiménez, L. Araujo, K. Sharman, A. Esparcia-Alcázar, E. Alfaro-Cid, C. Cotta, Testing the Intermediate Disturbance Hypothesis: Effect of Asynchronous Population Incorporation on Multi-Deme Evolutionary Algorithms, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature X, G. Rudolph, T. Jansen, S.M. Lucas, C. Poloni, N. Beume (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5199, pp. 266-275, Springer-Verlag 2008   Conference Paper
2008 J.E. Amaya, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, A Memetic Algorithm for the Tool Switching Problem, Hybrid Metaheuristics 2008, M.J. Blesa Aguilera, C. Blum, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, J.E. Gallardo, A. Roli, M. Sampels (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5296, pp. 190-202, Springer-Verlag, 2008   Conference Paper
2008 M. Frade, F. Fernández de Vega, C. Cotta, Genetic Terrain Programming - An Aesthetic Approach to Terrain Generation, Computer Games and Allied Technology 08, pp. 1-8, 2008   Conference Paper
2008 M. Frade, F. Fernández de Vega, C. Cotta, GenTP - Uma Ferramenta Interactiva para a Geração Artificial de Terrenos, 3rd Iberian Conference in Systems and Information Technologies (CISTI 2008), pp. 1-12, 2008   Conference Paper
2008 A.M. Mora, J.J. Merelo, J.L. Jiménez, P.A. Castillo, C. Cotta, Influence of Parameters on the Performance of a MOACO Algorithm for Solve the Bi-criteria Military Path-finding Problem, 2008 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, pp. 3506-3513, IEEE Press, 2008   Conference Paper
2008 M. Frade, F. Fernández de Vega, C. Cotta, Modelling Video Games' Landscapes by Means of Genetic Terrain Programming - A New Approach for Improving Users' Experience, Applications of Evolutionary Computing, M. Giacobini et al. (Eds.) Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4974, pp. 485--490, Springer-Verlag, 2008   Conference Paper
2007 C. Cotta, J.J. Merelo, Where is Evolutionary Computation Going? A Temporal Analysis of the EC Community, Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines, 8(3): 239-253, 2007 DOI: 10.1007/s10710-007-9031-0   Journals
2007 C. Cotta, I. Dotú, A.J. Fernández, P. Van Hentenryck, Local Search-Based Hybrid Algorithms for Finding Golomb Rulers, Constraints, 12(3): 263-291, 2007 DOI: 10.1007/s10601-007-9020-1   Journals
2007 J.E. Gallardo, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, On the Hybridization of Memetic Algorithms with Branch-and-Bound Techniques, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part B 37(1): 77-83 2007 DOI: 10.1109/TSMCB.2006.883266   Journals
2007 C. Cotta, Una visión general de los algoritmos meméticos, Rect@ 3: 139-166, 2007   Journals
2007 J.J. Merelo, C. Cotta, Building Bridges: The Role of Subfields in Metaheuristics, SIGEvolution 1(4): 9-15, 2007   Journals
2007 C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Memetic Algorithms in Planning, Scheduling and Timetabling, Evolutionary Scheduling, K. Dahal, K.-C. Tan, P.I. Cowling (eds.), 1-30, Springer-Verlag, 2007 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-48584-1_1   Book Chapter
2007 J.E. Gallardo, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Reconstructing Phylogenies with Memetic Algorithms and Branch-and-Bound, Analysis of Biological Data: A Soft Computing Approach, S. Bandyopadhyay, U. Maulik, J.T.L. Wang (eds.), 59-84, World Scientific, 2007   Book Chapter
2007 J. Muruzábal, C. Cotta, A Study on the Evolution of Bayesian Network Graph Structures, Advances in Probabilistic Graphical Models, P. Lucas, J. Gámez, A. Salmerón (eds.), volume 213 of Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, 193-214, Springer-Verlag, 2007   Book Chapter
2007 C. Cotta, J. van Hemert, Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4446, Springer-Verlag, 2007   Proceedings
2007 J.E. Amaya, C. Cotta, A. Fernández, Cooperación de Agentes Basados en Búsqueda Local en el Problema de Código de Corrección de Errores, I Jornadas sobre Algoritmos Evolutivos y Metaheurísticas, E. Alba et al. (Eds.), pp. 293-300, 2007   Conference Paper
2007 J.L. Pastrana, M.V. Belmonte, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, E. Soler, M.I. Yagüe, Estudio, Implantación y Resultados de la Adaptación al Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior en las Asignaturas de Programación de la Titulación de Informática de la Universidad de Málaga, VI Jornadas Iberoamericanas de Ingeniería del Software e Ingeniería del Conocimiento-JIISIC'07, M. Kong, J.A. Pow-Sang, M. Tupia Anticona, L.A. Flores García (Eds.), pp. 435-443, 2007   Conference Paper
2007 J. Gallardo, C. Cotta, A. Fernández, Memetic Algorithms Endowed with Exact Techniques, Optimization 2007 (Book of abstracts), J.F. Golçalves et al. (Eds.), pp. 63, Universidade do Porto, 2007   Conference Paper
2007 J.E. Gallardo, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, A Memetic Algorithm for the Low Autocorrelation Binary Sequence Problem, Proceedings of the 2007 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Hod Lipson (Ed.), pp. 1226-1233, ACM Press, 2007   Conference Paper
2006 E. Alba, F. Almeida, M. Blesa, C. Cotta, M. Díaz, I. Dorta, J. Gabarró, C. León, G. Luque, J. Petit, C. Rodríguez, A. Rojas, F. Xhafa, Efficient parallel LAN/WAN algorithms for optimization. The MALLBA project, Parallel Computing 32(5-6): 215-440, 2006 DOI: doi:10.1016/j.parco.2006.06.007   Journals
2006 C. Cotta, Scatter Search with Path Relinking for Phylogenetic Inference, European Journal of Operational Research 169(2): 520-532, 2006 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2004.08.013   Journals
2006 C. Cotta, From Genes to Memes: Optimization by Problem-Aware Evolutionary Algorithms, Schedae Informaticae 15: 127-150 2006   Journals
2006 C. Cotta, J.J. Merelo, The Complex Network of EC Authors, SIGEvolution 1(2): 2-9, 2006   Journals
2006 P. Moscato, C. Cotta, Memetic Algorithms, Handbook of Approximation Algorithms and Metaheuristics, T. González (ed.), Chapter 27, Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, 2006   Book Chapter
2006 C. Cotta, M. Langston, P. Moscato, Combinatorial and Algorithmic Issues for Microarray Analysis, Handbook of Approximation Algorithms and Metaheuristics, T. González (ed.), Chapter 74, Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, 2006   Book Chapter
2006 F. Rothlauf, J. Branke, S. Cagnoni, E. Costa, C. Cotta, R. Drechsler, E. Lutton, P. Machado, J.H. Moore, J. Romero, G.D. Smith, G. Squillero, H. Takagi, Applications of Evolutionary Computing - Proceedings of the EvoWorkshops 2006, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3907, Springer-Verlag, 2006   Proceedings
2005 C. Cotta, P. Moscato, Mining Genomic Data with Metaheuristic Techniques, ERCIM News, 60: 32-33, 2005   Journals
2005 C.Cotta, A.J.Fernández, J.L. Pastrana, E. Soler, M. Yagüe, Proyecto ÁPICE Y SUMA: Adaptación de la Programación en Informática al EEES en la Universidad de Málaga, Jornadas de Innovación Educativa, Blanco López (ed.), 1-14, Servicio de Innovación Educativa UMA, 2005   Book Chapter
2005 E. Alba, C. Cotta, Evolutionary Algorithms, Handbook of Bioinspired Algorithms and Applications, S. Olariu, A.Y. Zomaya. (eds.), 3-19, Chapman & Hall/CRC, 2005   Book Chapter
2005 C. Cotta, E.G. Talbi, E. Alba, Parallel Hybrid Metaheuristics, Parallel Metaheuristics, E. Alba (ed.), 347-370, Wiley-Interscience, 2005   Book Chapter
2005 C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, R. Schaefer, K. Cetnarowicz, Special issue Agent Days 2005 Inteligencia Artificial 28, 2005   Special Issues
2004 C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Reverse Engineering of Temporal Boolean Networks from Noisy Data using Evolutionary Algorithms, Neurocomputing 62: 111-129, 2004 DOI: doi:10.1016/j.neucom.2003.12.007   Journals
2004 E. Alba, F.J. Chicano, C. Cotta, B. Dorronsoro, F. Luna, G. Luque, A.J. Nebro, Metaheurísticas Secuenciales y Paralelas para Optimización de Problemas Complejos, G. Joya, M. Atencia, A. Ochoa, S. Allende (eds.), Optimización Inteligente, 185-214, SPICUM, 2004   Book Chapter
2004 C. Cotta, P. Moscato, Evolutionary Computation: Challenges and Duties, Frontiers of Evolutionary Computation, A. Menon (eds.), 53-72, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004   Book Chapter
2004 P. Moscato, A. Mendes, C. Cotta, Scheduling and Production & Control, New Optimization Techniques in Engineering, G.C. Onwubolu, B.V. Babu (eds.), 655-680, Springer-Verlag, 2004   Book Chapter
2004 P. Moscato, C. Cotta, A. Mendes, Memetic Algorithms, New Optimization Techniques in Engineering, G.C. Onwubolu, B.V. Babu (eds.), 53-85, Springer-Verlag, 2004   Book Chapter
2004 R. Schaefer, C. Cotta, Special issue on Evolutionary Computing International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science 14(3), 2004   Special Issues
2003 C. Cotta, P. Moscato, A Memetic-aided Approach to Hierarchical Clustering from Distance Matrices: Application to Phylogeny and Gene Expression Clustering, Biosystems 72(1-2): 75-97, 2003   Journals
2003 C. Cotta, P. Moscato, The k-FEATURE SET Problem is W[2]-Complete, Journal of Computer and System Sciences 67(4): 686-690, 2003   Journals
2003 C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Information Processing in Transmitting Recombination, Applied Mathematics Letters 16(6): 945-948, 2003   Journals
2003 C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Embedding Branch and Bound within Evolutionary Algorithms, Applied Intelligence 18: 137-153, 2003   Journals
2003 C. Cotta, P. Moscato, A Mixed-Evolutionary Statistical Analysis of an Algorithm's Complexity, Applied Mathematics Letters 16(1): 41-47, 2003   Journals
2003 P. Moscato, C. Cotta, Una Introducción a los Algoritmos Meméticos, Inteligencia Artificial 19(2): 131-148, 2003   Journals
2003 R. Berretta, C. Cotta, P. Moscato, Enhancing the performance of memetic algorithms by using a matching-based recombination algorithm: Results on the number partitioning problem, Metaheuristics: Computer-Decision Making, M. Resende, J. Pinho de Sousa, (eds.), 65-90, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003   Book Chapter
2003 P. Moscato, C. Cotta, A Gentle Introduction to Memetic Algorithms, Handbook of Metaheuristics, F. Glover, G. Kochenberger (eds.), 105-144, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003   Book Chapter
2001 C. Cotta, E. Alba, R. Sagarna, P. Larrañaga, Adjusting Weights in Artificial Neural Networks using Evolutionary Algorithms, Estimation of Distribution Algorithms. A New Tool for Evolutionary Computation, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 357-373, P. Larrañaga, J.A. Lozano (eds.), 2001   Book Chapter
2001 M.V. Belmonte, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, I. Gómez, J.L. Pastrana, F.Rus, Foundations of Programming: A Teaching Improvement Computers in Education: Towards an Inter-connected Society, M. Ortega, J. Bravo (eds.), 81-91, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001   Book Chapter
2000 C. Cotta, E. Alba, J.M. Troya, On the Computational Power of Adaptive Systems, Computers and Artificial Intelligence, 19(1): 3-18, 2000   Journals
1999 E. Alba, C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Evolutionary Design of Fuzzy Logic Controllers Using Strongly-Typed GP, Mathware & Soft Computing, 6: 109-124, 1999   Journals
1999 M.V. Belmonte, C. Cotta, I. Gómez, J.L. Pastrana, F. Rus, E. Soler, Mejora Docente en Elementos de Programación, Desarrollo Profesional y Docencia Universitaria, Manuel Cebrián de la Serna (ed.), 15-30 Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de Málaga, 1999   Book Chapter
1998 C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Genetic Forma Recombination in Permutation Flowshop Problems, Evolutionary Computation 6(1): 25-44, 1998   Journals
1998 C. Cotta, E. Alba, J.M. Troya, Un Estudio de la Potencia Computacional y de la Robustez de los Algoritmos Evolutivos Paralelos, Inteligencia Artificial 5: 6-13 1998   Journals
1998 E. Alba, C. Cotta, F. Herrera, Special issue on Evolutionary Computing, Inteligencia Artificial, 5, 1998   Special Issues
1998 C. Cotta, A Study of Hybridisation Techniques and their Application to the Design of Evolutionary Algorithms, AI Communications 11(3-4): 223-224, 1998   Journals
1997 E. Alba, C. Cotta, Evolución de Estructuras de Datos Complejas, Informática y Automática 30(3): 42-60, 1997   Journals
J.J. Merelo, F. Liberatore, A. Fernández-Ares, R. Héctor García-Ortega, Z. Chelly, C. Cotta, N. Rico, A. M. Mora, P. García-Sánchez, A. Paolo Tonda, P. de las Cuevas, P. A. Castillo, The Uncertainty Quandary: A Study in the Context of the Evolutionary Optimization in Games and Other Uncertain Environments, T.N. Nguyen et al. (eds.),   Book Chapter