Publication List

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Edited Books

  1. F. Neri, C. Cotta, P. Moscato, Handbook of Memetic Algorithms, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 379, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2012
  2. C. Cotta, J. van Hemert, Recent Advances in Evolutionary Computation for Combinatorial Optimization, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 153, Springer-Verlag, 2008
  3. C. Cotta, M. Sevaux, K. Sörensen, Adaptive and Multilevel Metaheuristics, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 136, Springer-Verlag, 2008
  4. 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

Special Issues

  1. D. Camacho, A.K. Sangaiah, N.Y. Yen, J.P.C. Rodrigues, C. Cotta, Computer Science and Information Systems, 2018, special issue on Convergence of Machine Learning Paradigms and Multimedia Cloud Network Systems for Global IT systems [forthcoming]
  2. C. Cotta, R. Schaefer, Journal of Computational Science, 2017, special issue on Bioinspired Algorithms and Complex Systems [forthcoming]
  3. C. Cotta, R. Schaefer, Journal of Computational Science, 17(1),2016, special issue on Complex Metaheuristics
  4. J.J. Merelo, C. Cotta, A. Mora, Journal of Systems Science and Complexity 26(1), 2013, special issue on Complex Systems in Sports
  5. F. Fernández de Vega, C. Cotta, E.R. Miranda, Soft Computing 16(12), 2012, special issue on Evolutionary Music
  6. C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, R. Schaefer, K. Cetnarowicz, Inteligencia Artificial 28, 2005, special issue Agent Days 2005
  7. R. Schaefer, C. Cotta, International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science 14(3), 2004, special issue on Evolutionary Computing
  8. E. Alba, C. Cotta, F. Herrera, Inteligencia Artificial 5, 1998, special issue on Evolutionary Computing

Proceedings

  1. 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. Hidalgo, T. Hu, M. Kampouridis, P. Kaufmann, M. Mavrovouniotis, A.M. Mora, T.T. Nguyen, R. Schaefer, K. Sim, E. Tarantino, N. Urquhart, N. Zhang, Applications of Evolutionary Computing - Proceedings of the EvoApplications 2016, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9597 and 9598, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2016
  2. 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, J.I. Hidalgo, M. Kampouridis, P. Kaufmann, M. Mavrovouniotis, T.T. Nguyen, R. Schaefer, K. Sim, E. Tarantino, N. Urquhart, N. Zhang, Applications of Evolutionary Computing - Proceedings of the EvoApplications 2015, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9028, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2015
  3. 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, J.I. Hidalgo, P. Kaufmann, T.T. Nguyen, P. Pošik, R. Schaefer, K. Sim, A. Simões, G. Squillero, E. Tarantino, A.G.B. Tettamanzi, N. Urquhart, N. Zhang, N. Zincir-Heywood, Applications of Evolutionary Computing - Proceedings of the EvoApplications 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8602, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2014
  4. M. Ojeda, C. Cotta, L. Franco, Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Symposium on foundations of Computational Intelligence (FoCI 2013), IEEE, Singapore, 2013
  5. 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. Urquhart, E. Haasdijk, M. Zhang, G. Squillero, A.E. Eiben, A. Tettamanzi, K. Glette, P. Rohlfshagen, R. Schaefer, Applications of Evolutionary Computing - Proceedings of the EvoApplications 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7835, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2013
  6. A. Fernández-Leiva, C. Cotta, R. Lara Cabrera, Proceedings of GAME-ON'2012, Eurosis, Málaga, Spain, 2012
  7. A. Moraglio, S. Silva, K. Krawiec, P. Machado, C. Cotta, Genetic Programming, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7244, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2012
  8. 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, Berlin Heidelberg, 2012
  9. J.J. Merelo Guervós, C. Cotta, A.M. Mora, 1st International Workshop on Complex Systems in Sports, Paris, 2011
  10. 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, Berlin Heidelberg, 2011
  11. 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, Berlin Heidelberg, 2010
  12. 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, Berlin Heidelberg, 2010
  13. G. Raidl et al., Proceedings of the 11th Annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation - GECCO 2009, ACM Press, Montreal (Canada), 2009
  14. C. Cotta, P.I. Cowling, Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5482, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2009
  15. 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, Berlin Heidelberg, 2008
  16. J. van Hemert, C. Cotta, Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4972, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2008
  17. C. Cotta, J. van Hemert, Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4446, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2007
  18. 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, Berlin Heidelberg, 2006

Journals

  1. C. Cotta, J.E. Gallardo, Metaheuristic Aproaches to the Placement of Suicide Bomber Detectors, Journal of Heuristics, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s10732-017-9335-z
  2. R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Analyzing Self-* Island-based Memetic Algorithms in Heterogeneous Unstable Environments, International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, 2016, DOI: 10.1177/1094342016678665
  3. C. Cotta, R. Schaefer, Complex Metaheuristics, Journal of Computational Science 17(1):171-173, 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.jocs.2016.06.001
  4. R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Self-healing strategies for memetic algorithms in unstable and ephemeral computational environments , Natural Computing 16(2):189-200, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s11047-016-9560-7
  5. R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Studying self-balancing strategies in island-based multimemetic algorithms, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics 293:180-191, 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.cam.2015.03.047
  6. M. Nogueira, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández-Leiva, Competitive Algorithms for Co-evolving both Game Content and AI. A Case Study: Planet Wars, IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games 8(4):325-337, 2016, DOI: 10.1109/TCIAIG.2015.2499281
  7. R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, A Study on Meme Propagation in Multimemetic Algorithms, International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science 25(3):499-512, 2015, DOI: 10.1515/amcs-2015-0037
  8. J.E. Gallardo, C. Cotta, A GRASP-based Memetic Algorithm with Path Relinking for the Far From Most String Problem, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence 41:183-194, 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.engappai.2015.01.020
  9. R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Studying fault-tolerance in island-based evolutionary and multimemetic algorithms, Journal of Grid Computing 13(3), 351-374, 2015, DOI: 10.1007/s10723-014-9315-6
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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.
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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.
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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 (2009), Article ID 125714, 13 pages DOI: 10.1155/2009/125714
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. C. Cotta, Una visión general de los algoritmos meméticos, Rect@ 3:139-166, 2007.
  38. J.J. Merelo, C. Cotta, Building Bridges: The Role of Subfields in Metaheuristics, SIGEvolution 1(4):9-15, 2007
  39. C. Cotta, From Genes to Memes: Optimization by Problem-Aware Evolutionary Algorithms, Schedae Informaticae 15:127-150, 2006
  40. C. Cotta, J.J. Merelo, The Complex Network of EC Authors, SIGEvolution 1(2):2-9, 2006
  41. C. Cotta, P. Moscato, Mining Genomic Data with Metaheuristic Techniques, ERCIM News, 60:32-33, 2005
  42. 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
  43. C. Cotta, P. Moscato, The k-FEATURE SET Problem is W[2]-Complete, Journal of Computer and System Sciences 67(4):686-690, 2003
  44. C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Information Processing in Transmitting Recombination, Applied Mathematics Letters 16(6):945-948, 2003
  45. C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Embedding Branch and Bound within Evolutionary Algorithms, Applied Intelligence 18:137-153, 2003
  46. C. Cotta, P. Moscato, A Mixed-Evolutionary Statistical Analysis of an Algorithm's Complexity, Applied Mathematics Letters 16(1):41-47, 2003
  47. P. Moscato, C. Cotta, Una Introducción a los Algoritmos Meméticos, Inteligencia Artificial 19(2):131-148, 2003
  48. C. Cotta, E. Alba, J.M. Troya, On the Computational Power of Adaptive Systems, Computers and Artificial Intelligence, 19(1):3-18, 2000
  49. E. Alba, C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Evolutionary Design of Fuzzy Logic Controllers Using Strongly-Typed GP, Mathware & Soft Computing, 6:109-124, 1999
  50. C. Cotta, A Study of Hybridisation Techniques and their Application to the Design of Evolutionary Algorithms, AI Communications 11(3-4):223-224, 1998
  51. C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Genetic Forma Recombination in Permutation Flowshop Problems, Evolutionary Computation 6(1):25-44, 1998
  52. 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
  53. E. Alba, C. Cotta, Evolución de Estructuras de Datos Complejas, Informática y Automática 30(3):42-60, 1997

Book Chapters

  1. F. Glover, C. Cotta, An overview of Meta-Analytics: The “Marriage Proposal” of Meta-heuristics and Analytics, New Ideas in Business and Customer Analytics, N.J. de Vries and P. Moscato (Eds.), Springer, (to appear, 2018)
  2. 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
  3. C.M. Fernandes, J.L. Jiménez Laredo, J.J. Merelo, C. Cotta, A.C. Rosa, Dynamic Topologies for Particle Swarms , T.N. Nguyen et al. (eds.), Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence XXIV, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9770, pp. 1-18, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2016
  4. 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.), Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence XXIV, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9770, pp. 40-60, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2016
  5. 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 , T.N. Nguyen et al. (eds.), Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence XXIV, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9770, pp. 153-167, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2016
  6. 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 , J.J. Merelo et al. (eds.), Computational Intelligence, Studies in Computational Intelligence 620, pp 97-111, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2015,DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-26393-9_7
  7. 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 , J.J. Merelo et al. (eds.), Computational Intelligence, Studies in Computational Intelligence 620, pp. 79-95, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2015, DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-26393-9_6
  8. R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Towards Resilient Multimemetic Systems on Unstable Networks with Complex Topology, Advances in Evolutionary Algorithm Research, pp. 17-33, G. Papa (ed.), Nova Science Pub., 2015
  9. C. Cotta, L. Mathieson, P. Moscato, Memetic Algorithms, Handbook of Heuristics, M.G.C. Resende, R. Marti and P.M. Pardalos, Springer-Verlag, 2015
  10. J.E. Amaya, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández-Leiva, Memetic and Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithms, Handbook of Computational Intelligence, J. Kacprzyk, W. Pedrycz (eds.), pp. 1047-1060, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2015
  11. 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, pp. 261-271, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2012, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23247-3
  12. 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, pp. 189-200, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2012, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23247-3
  13. 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, pp. 121-134, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2012, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23247-3
  14. 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, pp. 43-52, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2012, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23247-3
  15. M.A. Montes de Oca, C. Cotta, F. Neri, Local Search, Handbook of Memetic Algorithms, F. Neri, C. Cotta, P. Moscato (eds.), Sudies in Computational Intelligence 379, pp. 29-41, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2012, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23247-3
  16. F. Neri, C. Cotta, Basic Concepts, Handbook of Memetic Algorithms, F. Neri, C. Cotta, P. Moscato (eds.), Sudies in Computational Intelligence 379, pp. 3-7, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2012, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23247-3
  17. P. Moscato, R. Berretta, C. Cotta, Memetic Algorithms, Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, Wiley Inc., 2011, DOI:10.1002/9780470400531.eorms0515
  18. 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, pp. 141-183, Springer-Verlag, 2010
  19. 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.), pp. 489-509, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer-Verlag, 2009
  20. C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Solving Constrained Optimization Problems with Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithms, Optimization Techniques for Solving Complex Problems, pp. 103-126, E. Alba, C. Blum, P. Isasi, C. León, and J.A. Gómez (eds.), pp. 103-126, Wiley Inc., 2009
  21. 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, pp. 241-264, E. Alba, C. Blum, P. Isasi, C. León, and J.A. Gómez (eds.), pp.241-264, Wiley Inc., 2009
  22. 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.), pp. 341-360, Wiley Inc., 2009
  23. 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, pp. 85-116, C. Blum, M.J. Blesa, A. Roli, M. Sampels (eds.), Studies in Computational Intelligence, vol 114, Springer-Verlag, 2008
  24. C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Memetic Algorithms in Planning, Scheduling and Timetabling, Evolutionary Scheduling, pp. 1-30, K. Dahal, K.-C. Tan, P.I. Cowling (eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2007. DOI:10.1007/978-3-540-48584-1_1
  25. 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, pp. 59-84, S. Bandyopadhyay, U. Maulik, J.T.L. Wang (eds.), World Scientific, 2007
  26. 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.), pp 193-214, volume 213 of Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, Springer-Verlag, 2007
  27. P. Moscato, C. Cotta, Memetic Algorithms, Handbook of Approximation Algorithms and Metaheuristics, T. González (ed.), Chapter 27, Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, 2006
  28. 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
  29. 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, á. Blanco López (ed.), pp. 1-14, Servicio de Innovación Educativa UMA, Málaga, 2005
  30. E. Alba, C. Cotta, Evolutionary Algorithms, Handbook of Bioinspired Algorithms and Applications, S. Olariu, A.Y. Zomaya. (eds.), pp. 3-19, Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Ratón FL, 2005
  31. C. Cotta, E.G. Talbi, E. Alba, Parallel Hybrid Metaheuristics, Parallel Metaheuristics, E. Alba (ed.), pp. 347-370, Wiley-Interscience, Hoboken NJ, 2005
  32. 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, pp. 185-214, SPICUM, Málaga, 2004
  33. C. Cotta, P. Moscato, Evolutionary Computation: Challenges and Duties, A. Menon (eds.), Frontiers of Evolutionary Computation, pp. 53-72, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston MA, 2004
  34. P. Moscato, A. Mendes, C. Cotta, Scheduling and Production & Control, G.C. Onwubolu, B.V. Babu (eds.), New Optimization Techniques in Engineering, pp. 655-680, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2004
  35. P. Moscato, C. Cotta, A. Mendes, Memetic Algorithms, G.C. Onwubolu, B.V. Babu (eds.), New Optimization Techniques in Engineering, pp. 53-85, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2004
  36. 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, M. Resende, J. Pinho de Sousa, (eds.), Metaheuristics: Computer-Decision Making, pp. 65-90, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston MA, 2003
  37. P. Moscato, C. Cotta, A Gentle Introduction to Memetic Algorithms, F. Glover, G. Kochenberger (eds.), Handbook of Metaheuristics, pp. 105-144, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston MA, 2003
  38. C. Cotta, E. Alba, R. Sagarna, P. Larrañaga, Adjusting Weights in Artificial Neural Networks using Evolutionary Algorithms, P. Larrañaga, J.A. Lozano (eds.) Estimation of Distribution Algorithms. A New Tool for Evolutionary Computation, pp. 357-373, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston MA, 2001
  39. M.V. Belmonte, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, I. Gómez, J.L. Pastrana, F.Rus, Foundations of Programming: A Teaching Improvement, M. Ortega, J. Bravo (eds.), Computers in Education: Towards an Inter-connected Society, pp. 81-91, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston MA, 2001
  40. M.V. Belmonte, C. Cotta, I. Gómez, J.L. Pastrana, F. Rus, E. Soler, Mejora Docente en Elementos de Programación, Manuel Cebrián de la Serna (ed.), Desarrollo Profesional y Docencia Universitaria, pp. 15-30, Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de Málaga, 1999

Conferences and Symposia

  1. R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, A Performance Analysis of Self-* Evolutionary Algorithms on Networks with Correlated Failures, 11th International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing, M. Ivanovic et al. (eds.), Belgrade, Serbia, 2017 [forthcoming]
  2. 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, France, 2017
  3. 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, New York NY, 2017
  4. 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.), pp. 91-100, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2016
  5. 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, pp. 548-557, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2016
  6. 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, Denver, CO, 2016.
  7. 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, Lisboa, Portugal, 2015
  8. 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, pp. 1-12, CEUR-WS.org, 2015
  9. R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Sensitivity Analysis of Checkpointing Strategies for Multimemetic Algorithms on Dynamic Complex Networks, 10th International Conference on Large Scale Scientific Computations, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9374, pp. 233-240, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2015
  10. 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.), pp. 69-78, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9108, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2015
  11. R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Self-Balancing Multimemetic Algorithms in Dynamic Scale-Free Networks, Applications of Evolutionary Computation, A.M. Mora, G. Squillero (eds.), pp. 177-188, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9028, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2015
  12. 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, Mérida, Spain, 2015
  13. 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, Mérida, Spain, 2015
  14. 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.), pp. 70-77, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8962, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2014
  15. 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.), pp. 665-677, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8602, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2014
  16. 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, Beijing, China, 2014
  17. M. Nogueira Collazo, A.J. Fernández Leiva, C. Cotta, Eryna: una herramienta de apoyo a la revolución de los videojuegos, Proceedings 1st Congreso de la Sociedad Española para las Ciencias del Videojuego, CoSECivi 2014, David Camacho, Marco Antonio Gómez-Martín, Pedro Antonio González-Calero (Eds.), pp. 173-184, CEUR Workshop Proceeding series, Barcelona, Spain, 2014
  18. 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, Rome, Italy, 2014
  19. 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.), pp. 50-59, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8672, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2014
  20. 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.), pp. 322-331, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8672, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2014
  21. 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.), pp. 731-740, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8672, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2014
  22. 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), en CEDI 2013, pp. 61-71, 2013
  23. 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, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 6-10, 2013, Companion Material Proceedings, pp. 11-12 ACM 2013
  24. 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, Cancun, Mexico, June 20-23, IEEE Press, 2013
  25. J.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, Cancun, Mexico, June 20-23, IEEE Press, 2013
  26. 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, Sep 2-6, MIT Press, 2013
  27. 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, Sep 2-6, IEEE Press, Cracow (Poland), 2013
  28. 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.), pp. 205-216, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8273, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2013
  29. 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.), pp. 256-263, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8353, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2013
  30. 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.), pp. 346-354, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7903, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2013
  31. 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.), pp. 324-333, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7903, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2013
  32. 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, Singapore, 2013
  33. 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, Singapore, 2013
  34. 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, Singapore, 2013
  35. JJ. Merelo, A. Mora, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández Leiva, Finding an evolutionary solution to the game of Mastermind with good scaling behavior, G. Nicosia, P.M. Pardalos (eds.), Learning and Intelligent Optimization Conference 7, pp. 288-293, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7997, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2013
  36. 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, G. Nicosia, P.M. Pardalos (eds.), Learning and Intelligent Optimization Conference 7, pp. 174-188, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7997, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2013
  37. 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, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7835, A.I. Esparcia-Alcázar et al. (eds.), pp. 274-283, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2013
  38. D. Rodríguez, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, The Template Design Problem: A Perspective with Metaheuristics, Monte Carlo Methods and Applications, pp. 181-192, Karl K. Sabelfeld and Ivan Dimov (eds.), De Gryuter, Berlin/Boston, 2012
  39. 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, pp. 25-28, A. Fernández-Leiva et al. (eds.), Eurosis, Málaga (Spain), 2012
  40. 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, pp. 53-58, A. Fernández-Leiva et al. (eds.), Eurosis, Málaga (Spain), 2012
  41. 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, pp. 71-78, A. Fernández-Leiva et al. (eds.), Eurosis, Málaga (Spain), 2012
  42. 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, Agadir (Morocco), 2012
  43. 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, Agadir (Morocco), 2012
  44. M. Frade, F. Fernández de Vega, C. Cotta, Aesthetic Terrain Programs Database for Creativity Assessment, 2012 IEEE Computational Intelligence in Games Conference, pp. 350-354, Granada (Spain), 2012
  45. 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, Brisbane (Australia), 2012
  46. 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), pp. 241-250, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7248, Springer, Berlin Hedelberg, 2012
  47. 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), pp. 161-169, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7248, Springer, Berlin Hedelberg, 2012
  48. 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, Albacete, 2012
  49. 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, Albacete, 2012
  50. 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), pp. 699-704, UCLM, Albacete, 2012
  51. 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.), pp. 214-221, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7116, Springer-Verlag, Sozopol, Bulgaria, 2012
  52. 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, Paris, 2011
  53. 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, New Orleans, 2011
  54. 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, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 284-291, 2011
  55. 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, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 308-315, 2011
  56. 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, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 348-355, 2011
  57. 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, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 354-361, 2011
  58. 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, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 372-382, 2011
  59. 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.), pp. 100-110, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6624, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2011
  60. 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, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 421-431, 2010
  61. 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, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 445-454, 2010
  62. 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, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 475-484, 2010
  63. 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., pp. 701-708, Garceta, Valencia, 2010
  64. 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., pp. 743-750, Garceta, Valencia, 2010
  65. 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.), IEEE Press, Copenhaguen (Denmark), pp. 38-45, 2010
  66. 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, Barcelona (Spain), 2010
  67. 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, Barcelona, Spain, 2010
  68. 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, Valencia (Spain), 2010
  69. 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.), pp. 90-99, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6024, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2010
  70. 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, IATED, Valencia (Spain), 2010
  71. 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.), pp. 39-52, Studies in Computational Intelligence 284, Springer-Verlag, Granada, Spain, 2010.
  72. 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, Montreal, Canada, 2009
  73. 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, D. Corne, P. Frisco, A. Reynolds (eds.), pp. 9-14, Edinburgh, UK, 2009
  74. D. Rodríguez, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Finding Balanced Incomplete Block Design with Metaheuristics, Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, C. Cotta, P. Cowling (eds.), pp. 156-167, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5482, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2009
  75. 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, Málaga (Spain), 2009.
  76. 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, E. Alba et al. (eds.), pp. 223-230, Málaga (Spain), 2009.
  77. 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, Málaga (Spain), 2009.
  78. 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, Málaga (Spain), 2009.
  79. 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.), Valencia, Spain, November 17-19, págs. 120-125. EUROSIS-ETI: Belgium, 2008
  80. 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, pp. 266-275, G. Rudolph, T. Jansen, S.M. Lucas, C. Poloni, N. Beume (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5199, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2008
  81. 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.), pp. 190-202, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5296, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2008.
  82. 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, Singapore, 2008.
  83. 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, Ourense, Spain, 2008
  84. 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, Hong Kong (China), 2008
  85. 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.), pp. 485--490, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4974, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2008
  86. 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, Zaragoza, 2007
  87. 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, M. Kong, J.A. Pow-Sang, M. Tupia Anticona, L.A. Flores García (Eds.), VI Jornadas Iberoamericanas de Ingeniería del Software e Ingeniería del Conocimiento-JIISIC'07, pp. 435-443, Lima, Perú, 2007
  88. J. Gallardo, C. Cotta, A. Fernández, Memetic Algorithms Endowed with Exact Techniques, Optimization 2007 (Book of abstracts), pp. 63, J.F. Golçalves et al. (Eds.), Universidade do Porto, Porto (Portugal), 2007
  89. 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.), ACM Press, London, UK, pp. 1226-1233, 2007
  90. C. Cotta, J.J. Merelo, Complex Networks and Evolutionary Computation, Proceedings of the 2007 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion Material, Dirk Thierens (Ed.), ACM Press, London, UK, pp. 3078-3092, 2007
  91. J.J. Merelo, C. Cotta, Who is the Best Connected EC Researcher? Centrality Analysis of the Complex Network of Auhors in Evolutionary Computation, Proceedings of the 2007 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Hod Lipson (Ed.), ACM Press, London, UK, pp. 1526, 2007
  92. J.D. Trujillo, C. Cotta, Reconstrucción de Redes Filogenéticas Mediante Algoritmos Evolutivos, V Conferencia sobre Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, pp. 655-662, F. Almeida, B. Melián, J.A. Moreno, J.M. Moreno (Eds.), Universidad de la Laguna, Tenerife, 2007
  93. J.E. Gallardo, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Un Algoritmo Híbrido Multi-Nivel para el Problema de los Patrones Estables, V Conferencia sobre Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, pp. 261-268, F. Almeida, B. Melián, J.A. Moreno, J.M. Moreno (Eds.), Universidad de la Laguna, Tenerife, 2007
  94. J.E. Amaya, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Tackling the Error Correcting Code Problem via the Cooperation of Local-Search-Based Agents, Nature Inspired Problem-Solving Methods in Knowledge Engineering, J. Mira, J.R. álvarez (Eds.), pp. 490-500 Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4528, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2007
  95. C. Blum, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, J.E. Gallardo, A Probabilistic Beam Search Approach to the Shortest Common Supersequence Problem, Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, C. Cotta, J. van Hemert (eds.), pp. 36-47, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4446, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2007
  96. M.V. Belmonte, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, J.L. Pastrana, E. Soler, M.I. Yagüe, Experiencias y resultados de la implanatación del EEES en las asignaturas de programación de primer curso de la Ingeniería Técnica en Informática, I Jornadas sobre Experiencias Piloto de Implantación del Cédito Europeo en las Universidades Andaluzas, Servivio de Publicaciones Universidad de Cádiz, Cádiz, 2006
  97. C. Cotta, I. Dotú, A. Fernández, P. Van Hentenryck, Scheduling Social Golfers with Memetic Evolutionary Programming, Hybrid Metaheuristics, F. Almeida et al., pp. 150-161, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4030, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2006
  98. J.E. Gallardo, C. Cotta, A. Fernández, A Multi-Level Memetic/Exact Hybrid Algorithm for the Still Life Problem, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature IX, T. Runarsson et al., pp. 212-221, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4193, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2006
  99. C. Cotta, I. Dotú, A. Fernández, P. Van Hentenryck, A Memetic Approach to Golomb Rulers, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature IX, T. Runarsson et al., pp. 252-261, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4193, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2006
  100. J.D. Trujillo, C. Cotta, An Evolutionary Approach to the Inference of Phylogenetic Networks, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature IX, T. Runarsson et al., pp. 332-341, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4193, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2006
  101. J.E. Gallardo, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, A Memetic Algorithm with Bucket Elimination for the Still Life Problem, Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization J. Gottlieb, G. Raidl (eds.), pp. 73-85, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3906, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2006
  102. P. Mahata, W. Costa, C. Cotta, P. Moscato, Hierarchical Clustering, Languages and Cancer, Application of Evolutionary Computing, F. Rothlauf et al.(eds.), pp. 69-80, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3907, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2006
  103. J.E. Gallardo, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Hibridación de un algoritmo evolutivo con el método de ramificación y acotación para el problema de la mochila múltiple , IV Congreso Español de Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, M.G. Arenas et al., pp. 415-422, Granada, España, 2005
  104. J. del Campo-ávila, G. Ramos-Jiménez, C. Cotta, Inducción de multiclasificadores basados en árboles de decisión usando algoritmos evolutivos, IV Congreso Español de Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, M.G. Arenas et al., pp. 689-696, Granada, España, 2005
  105. R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Introducción de sesgo heurístico en algoritmos genéticos mediante operadores basados en distribuciones, IV Congreso Español de Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, M.G. Arenas et al., pp. 23-30, Granada, España, 2005
  106. R. Berretta, C. Cotta, M. Hourani, A. Mendes, P. Moscato, Hacia una mejor compresión del perfil genético de la enfermedad de Alzheimer a través de metaheurísticas , IV Congreso Español de Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, M.G. Arenas et al., pp. 221-228, Granada, España, 2005
  107. J.E. Gallardo, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, A Hybrid Model of Evolutionary Algorithms and Branch-and-Bound for Combinatorial Optimization Problems, 2005 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, pp. 2248-2254, IEEE Press, Edinburgh, UK, 2005
  108. C. Cotta, P. Moscato, The Parameterized Complexity of Multiparent Recombination, Proceedings of the 6th Metaheuristic International Conference, pp. 237-242, Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria, 2005
  109. R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Using Distribution-based Operators in Genetic Algorithms, Proceedings of the 6th Metaheuristic International Conference, pp. 707-712, Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria, 2005
  110. C. Cotta, Memetic Algorithms with Partial Lamarckism for the Shortest Common Supersequence Problem, Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Engineering Applications: a Bioinspired Approach, J. Mira, J.R. Álvarez (eds.), pp. 84-91, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3562, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2005
  111. J. Gallardo, C. Cotta, A. Fernández, Solving the Multidimensional Knapsack Problem Using an Evolutionary Algorithm Hybridized with Branch and Bound, Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Engineering Applications: a Bioinspired Approach, J. Mira, J.R. Álvarez (eds.), pp. 21-30, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3562, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2005
  112. A. Mendes, C. Cotta, V. Garcia, P. França, P. Moscato, Gene Ordering in Microarray Data Using Parallel Memetic Algorithms, Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Parallel Processing Workshops, T. Skie, C.-S. Yang (eds.), pp.604-611, IEEE Press, Oslo, Norway, 2005
  113. C. Cotta, A Comparison of Evolutionary Approaches to the Shortest Common Supersequence Problem, Computational Intelligence and Bioinspired Systems, J. Cabestany, A. Prieto, F. Sandoval (eds.), pp. 50-58, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3512, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2005
  114. C. Cotta, On the Application of Evolutionary Algorithms to the Consensus Tree Problem, Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization J. Gottlieb, G. Raidl (eds.), pp. 58-67, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3448, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2005
  115. C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, Analyzing Fitness Landscapes for the Optimal Golomb Ruler Problem, Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization J. Gottlieb, G. Raidl (eds.), pp. 68-79, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3448, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2005
  116. P. Moscato, R. Berretta, M. Hourani, A. Mendes, C. Cotta, Genes Related with Alzheimer's Disease: A Comparison of Evolutionary Search, Statistical and Integer Programming Approaches, Application of Evolutionary Computing, F. Rothlauf et al.(eds.), pp. 84-94, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3449, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2005
  117. C. Cotta, J. Muruzábal, On the Learning of Bayesian Network Graph Structures via Evolutionary Programming, Proceedings of the Second European Workshop on Probabilistic Graphical Models, P. Lucas (ed.), pp. 65-72, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2004
  118. C. Cotta, A. Fernández, A Hybrid GRASP - Evolutionary Algorithm Approach to Golomb Ruler Search, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature VIII, X. Yao et al., pp. 481-49, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3242, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2004
  119. J. Muruzábal, C. Cotta, A Primer on the Evolution of Equivalence Classes of Bayesian Network Structures, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature VIII, X. Yao et al., pp. 612-621, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3242, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2004
  120. C. Cotta, Scatter Search and Memetic Approaches to the Error Correcting Code Problem, Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, J. Gottlieb, G. Raidl (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3004, pp. 51-60, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2004
  121. C. Cotta, C. Sloper, P. Moscato, Evolutionary Search of Thresholds for Robust Feature Selection: Application to the Analysis of Microarray Data, Applications of Evolutionary Computing, G. Raidl et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3005, pp. 21-30, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2004
  122. J. Campo, C. Cotta, G. Ramos, Algoritmos evolutivos para clasificación de experiencias usando árboles de decisión, Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, C. Hervás et al. (eds.), pp. 187-194, Universidad de Córdoba, Córdoba, 2004
  123. E. Alba, C. Cotta, Docencia sobre Algoritmos Evolutivos en la Universidad de Málaga, Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, C. Hervás et al. (eds.), pp. 316-321, Universidad de Córdoba, Córdoba, 2004
  124. C. Cotta, A Study on Allelic Recombination, 2003 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, pp. 1406-1413, IEEE Press, Canberra, 2003
  125. C. Cotta, Protein Structure Prediction Using Evolutionary Algorithms Hybridized with Backtracking, Artificial Neural Nets Problem Solving Methods, J. Mira, J.R. álvarez (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2687, pp. 321-328, Springer-Verlag Berlín Heidelberg, 2003
  126. C. Cotta, On the Evolutionary Inference of Temporal Boolean Networks, Computational Methods in Neural Modeling, J. Mira, J.R. álvarez (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2686, pp. 494-501, Springer-Verlag Berlín Heidelberg, 2003
  127. C. Cotta, A. Mendes, V. Garcia, P. França, P. Moscato, Applying Memetic Algorithms to the Analysis of Microarray Data, Applications of Evolutionary Computing, G. Raidl et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2611, pp. 22-32, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2003
  128. C. Cotta, Un Análisis de la Recombinación Alélica, Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, pp. 168-175, Departamento de Informática, Universidad de Oviedo, Gijón, 2003
  129. C. Cotta, P. Moscato, Inferring Phylogenetic Trees Using Evolutionary Algorithms, Parallel Problem Solving From Nature VII, J.J. Merelo et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2439, pp. 720-729, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2002
  130. C. Cotta, J. Muruzábal, Towards a More Efficient Evolutionary Induction of Bayesian Networks, Parallel Problem Solving From Nature VII, J.J. Merelo et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2439, pp. 730-739, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2002
  131. P. Moscato, L. Buriol, C. Cotta, On the Analysis of Data Derived from Mitochondrial DNA: Kolmogorov and a Traveling Salesman give their Opinion, Advances in Nature Inspired Computation: the PPSN VII Workshops, D. Corne et al. (eds.), pp. 37-38, PEDAL, University of Reading, 2002
  132. E. Alba, F. Almeida, M. Blesa, C. Cotta, M. Díaz, I. Dorta, J. Gabarró, J. González, C. León, L. Moreno, J. Petit, J. Roda, A. Rojas, F. Xhafa, MALLBA: A Library of Skeletons for Combinatorial Optimisation, Euro-Par 2002 Parallel Processing, B. Monien, R. Feldman (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2400, pp. 927-932, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2002
  133. E. Alba, C.Cotta, F. Chicano, A.J. Nebro, Parallel Evolutionary Algorithms in Telecommunications: Two Case Studies, 2002 Congreso Argentino de Ciencias de la Computación (CACIC'2002), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2002
  134. R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, On Partitioned Fitness Distributions of Genetic Operators for Predicting GA Performance, Soft Computing in Industry - Recent Applications, R. Roy, M. Koeppen, S. Ovaska, T. Furuashi, F. Hoffmann (eds.), pp. 729-739, Springer-Verlag, 2002
  135. E. Alba, C. Cotta, Optimización en Entornos Distribuidos: Proyecto MALLBA, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados, E. Alba et al. (eds.), Mérida, 2002
  136. C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Analyzing Directed Acyclic Graph Recombination, Computational Intelligence: Theory and Applications, B. Reusch (ed.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2206, pp. 739-748, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2001
  137. E. Alba, F. Almeida, M. Blesa, C. Cotta, M. Díaz, I. Dorta, J. Gabarró, J. González, C. León, L. Moreno, J. Petit, J. Roda, A. Rojas, F. Xhafa, MALLBA: Toward a Combinatorial Optimization Library for Geographically Distributed Systems, XII Jornadas de Paralelismo, pp. 105-110, Editorial U.P.V., Valencia, 2001
  138. R. Nogueras, C. Cotta, Using Statistical Techniques to Predict GA Performance, Connectionist Models of Neurons, Learning Processes, and Artificial Intelligence, J. Mira, A. Prieto (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2084, pp. 474-481, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2001
  139. C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, A Comparison of Several Evolutionary Heuristics for the Frequency Assignment Problem, Connectionist Models of Neurons, Learning Processes, and Artificial Intelligence, J. Mira, A. Prieto (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2084, pp. 709-716, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2001
  140. R.E. Berretta, C. Cotta, P. Moscato, Forma Analysis and New Heuristic Ideas for the Number Partitioning Problem, 4th Metaheuristics International Conference, pp. 337-341, Oporto, 2001
  141. C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Using Dynastic Exploring Recombination to Promote Diversity in Genetic Search, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature VI, M. Schoenauer, K. Deb, G. Rudolph, X. Yao, E. Lutton, J.J. Merelo, H.-P. Schwefel (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1917, pp. 325-334, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2000
  142. M.V. Belmonte, C. Cotta, A. Fernández, I. Gómez, J. Pastrana, F. Rus, E. Soler, Foundations of Programming: A Teaching Improvement, M. Ortega, J.Bravo (eds.), Proceedings of the Second Simposium Internacional de Informática Educativa, CD-ROM, 2000
  143. C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Using a Hybrid Evolutionary-A* Approach for Learning Reactive Behaviours, Real-World Applications of Evolutionary Computing, S. Cagnoni et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1803, pp. 347-356, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2000
  144. J. Muruzábal, C. Cotta, A. Rodríguez, Some Probabilistic Modelling Ideas for Boolean Classification in Genetic Programming, Genetic Programming, R. Poli, W. Banzhaf, W.B. Langdon, J.F. Miller, P. Nordin, T.C. Fogarty (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1802, pp. 133-148, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2000
  145. C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, On the Influence of the Representation Granularity in Heuristic Forma Recombination, ACM Symposium on Applied Computing 2000, J. Carroll, E. Damiani, H. Haddad, D. Oppenheim (eds.), ACM Press, pp. 433-439, 2000
  146. M.V. Belmonte, C. Cotta, I. Gómez, J. Pastrana, F. Rus, E. Soler, Mejora Docente en Elementos de Programación, Proceedings of the 2000 International Conference on Engineering and Computer Education, SENAC-SP, São Paulo, CD-ROM, 2000
  147. C. Cotta, Transmisión Diversificada de Formas: una Estrategia Prometedora para Problemas Basados en Permutaciones, Proceedings of the Eighth Conference of the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence, A.Mª García, R. Rizo, S. Moral, F. Toledo (eds.), Vol II, pp. CE:73-80, 1999
  148. C. Cotta, E. Alba, J.M. Troya, Stochastic Reverse Hillclimbing and Iterated Local Search, Proceedings of the 1999 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, IEEE Neural Network Council - Evolutionary Programming Society - Institution of Electrical Engineers, pp. 1558-1565, 1999
  149. E. Alba, C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Numerical and Real-Time Analysis of Parallel Distributed GAs with Structured and Panmictic Populations, Proceedings of the 1999 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, IEEE Neural Network Council - Evolutionary Programming Society - Institution of Electrical Engineers, pp. 1019-1026, 1999
  150. C. Cotta, E. Alba, J.M. Troya, Improving the Scalability of Dynastically Optimal Forma Recombination by Tuning the Granularity of the Representation, Proceedings of the 1999 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, W. Banzhaf et al. (eds.), Morgan Kaufmann, pp. 783, 1999
  151. E. Alba, C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Entropic and Real-Time Analysis of the Search with Panmictic, Structured, and Parallel Distributed Genetic Algorithms, Proceedings of the 1999 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, W. Banzhaf et al. (eds.), Morgan Kaufmann, pp. 773, 1999
  152. C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Tackling Epistatic Problems using Dynastically Optimal Recombination, Computational Intelligence. Theory and Applications, Reusch B. (ed.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1625, pp. 197-205, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1999
  153. C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Optimal Discrete Recombination: Hybridising Evolution Strategies with the A* Algorithm, Engineering Applications of Bio-Inspired Artificial Neural Networks, Mira J., Sánchez-Andrés J.V. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1607, pp. 58-67, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1999
  154. E. Alba, C. Cotta, Online Tutorial on Evolutionary Computation, Advances in Soft Computing, Roy R., Furuhashi T., Chawdhry P.K. (eds.), pp. 603-604, Springer-Verlag, London, 1999
  155. M.V. Belmonte, C. Cotta, I. Gómez, J.L. Pastrana, J.A. Pedreira, F. Rus, J. Sánchez, E. Soler, ESPUMA. Mejora Docente en Elementos de Programación, Actas de las Jornadas sobre la Enseñanza Universiaria de la Informática, pp. 175-180, EUPLA, Zaragoza, 1999
  156. C. Cotta, E. Alba, J.M. Troya, Utilising Dynastically Optimal Forma Recombination in Hybrid Genetic Algorithms, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature V, Bäck Th., Eiben A.E., Schoenauer M., Schwefel H.-P. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1498, pp. 305-314, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1998
  157. C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, On Decision-Making in Strong Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithms, Task and Methods in Applied Artificial Intelligence, Del Pobil A.P., Mira J., Ali M. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1415, pp. 418-427, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1998
  158. C. Cotta, Sobre la Importancia del Remuestreo en Algoritmos Heurísticos inspirados en la Naturaleza, Proceedings of the Seventh Conference of the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence, V. Botti (ed.), pp. 145-154, 1997
  159. C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, A Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for the 0-1 Multiple Knapsack Problem, Artificial Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms 3, G.D. Smith, N.C. Steele, R.F. Albrecht (eds.), Springer-Verlag, Wien pp. 251-255, 1997
  160. C. Cotta, E. Alba, J.M. Troya, Evolutionary Design of Fuzzy Logic Controllers, 1996 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, IEEE Control Systems Society, Dearborn MI, pp. 127-132, 1996
  161. E. Alba, C. Cotta, J.M. Troya, Type-Constrained Genetic Programming for Rule-Base Definition in Fuzzy Logic Controllers, Genetic Programming 1996: Proceedings of the First Annual Conference, J.R. Koza, D.E Goldberg, D.E. Fogel, R.L. Riolo (eds.), Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, pp. 255-260, 1996
  162. C. Cotta, J.F. Aldana, A.J. Nebro, J.M. Troya, Hybridizing Genetic Algorithms with Branch and Bound Techniques for the Resolution of the TSP, Artificial Neural Nets and Genetic Algorithms 2, D.W. Pearson, N.C. Steele, R.F. Albrecht (eds.), Springer-Verlag, Wien New York, pp. 277-280, 1995