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On the multi-objective optimization of wind farm cable layouts with regard to cost and robustness. (2024)
Conference Proceeding
CHRISTIE, L.A., SAHIN, A., OGUNSEMI, A., ZĂVOIANU, A.-C. and MCCALL, J.A.W. 2024. On the multi-objective optimization of wind farm cable layouts with regard to cost and robustness. To be published in: Parallel problem solving from nature (PPSN XVIII): proceedings of the 18th Parallel problem solving from nature international conference 2024 (PPSN 2024), 14-18 September 2024, Hagenberg, Austria. Lecture notes in computer science. Cham: Springer [online], (accepted).

Offshore wind farms (OWFs) have emerged as a vital component in the transition to renewable energy, especially for countries like the United Kingdom with abundant shallow coastal waters suitable for wind energy exploitation. As net-zero emissions tar... Read More about On the multi-objective optimization of wind farm cable layouts with regard to cost and robustness..

Underwater object detection for smooth and autonomous operations of naval missions: a pilot Dataset. (2024)
Conference Proceeding
YAN, Y., LI, Y., LIN, H., SARKER, M.M.K., REN, J. and MCCALL, J. 2024. Underwater object detection for smooth and autonomous operations of naval missions: a pilot dataset. In: Ren, J., Hussain, A., Liao, I.Y. et al. (eds.) Advances in brain inspired cognitive systems: proceedings of the 13th Brain-inspired cognitive systems 2023 (BICS 2023), 5-6 August 2023, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Lecture notes in computer sciences, 14374. Cham: Springer [online], pages 113-122. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-97-1417-9_11

Underwater object detection is essential for ensuring autonomous naval operations. However, this task is challenging due to the complexities of underwater environments that often degrade image quality, thereby hampering the performance of detection a... Read More about Underwater object detection for smooth and autonomous operations of naval missions: a pilot Dataset..

Exploring representations for optimising connected autonomous vehicle routes in multi-modal transport networks using evolutionary algorithms. (2024)
Journal Article
HAN, K., CHRISTIE, L.A., ZAVOIANU, A.-C. and MCCALL, J.A.W. 2024. Exploring representations for optimising connected autonomous vehicle routes in multi-modal transport networks using evolutionary algorithms. IEEE transactions on intelligent transportation systems, [online], Early Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TITS.2024.3374550

The past five years have seen rapid development of plans and test pilots aimed at introducing connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) in public transport systems around the world. While self-driving technology is still being perfected, public transp... Read More about Exploring representations for optimising connected autonomous vehicle routes in multi-modal transport networks using evolutionary algorithms..

Two-layer ensemble of deep learning models for medical image segmentation. (2024)
Journal Article
DANG, T., NGUYEN, T.T., MCCALL, J., ELYAN, E. and MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. 2024. Two-layer ensemble of deep learning models for medical image segmentation. Cognitive computation [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12559-024-10257-5

One of the most important areas in medical image analysis is segmentation, in which raw image data is partitioned into structured and meaningful regions to gain further insights. By using Deep Neural Networks (DNN), AI-based automated segmentation al... Read More about Two-layer ensemble of deep learning models for medical image segmentation..

A weighted ensemble of regression methods for gross error identification problem. (2023)
Conference Proceeding
DOBOS, D., DANG, T., NGUYEN, T.T., MCCALL, J., WILSON, A., CORBETT, H. and STOCKTON, P. 2023. A weighted ensemble of regression methods for gross error identification problem. In Proceedings of the 2023 IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Symposium series on computational intelligence (SSCI 2023), 5-8 December 2023, Mexico City, Mexico. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 413-420. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/SSCI52147.2023.10371882

In this study, we proposed a new ensemble method to predict the magnitude of gross errors (GEs) on measurement data obtained from the hydrocarbon and stream processing industries. Our proposed model consists of an ensemble of regressors (EoR) obtaine... Read More about A weighted ensemble of regression methods for gross error identification problem..

Comparison of simulated annealing and evolution strategies for optimising cyclical rosters with uneven demand and flexible trainee placement. (2023)
Conference Proceeding
COLLINS, J., ZĂVOIANU, A.-C. and MCCALL, J.A.W. 2023. Comparison of simulated annealing and evolution strategies for optimising cyclical rosters with uneven demand and flexible trainee placement. In Bramer, M. and Stahl, F. (eds.) Artificial intelligence XL: proceedings of the 43rd SGAI (Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence) Artificial intelligence international conference 2023 (AI-2023), 12-14 December 2023, Cambridge, UK. Lecture notes in computer science, 14381. Cham: Springer [online], pages 451-464. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-47994-6_39

Rosters are often used for real-world staff scheduling requirements. Multiple design factors such as demand variability, shift type placement, annual leave requirements, staff well-being and the placement of trainees need to be considered when constr... Read More about Comparison of simulated annealing and evolution strategies for optimising cyclical rosters with uneven demand and flexible trainee placement..

Explaining a staff rostering problem by mining trajectory variance structures. (2023)
Conference Proceeding
FYVIE, M., MCCALL, J.A.W., CHRISTIE, L.A., ZĂVOIANU, A.-C., BROWNLEE, A.E.I. and AINSLIE, R. 2023. Explaining a staff rostering problem by mining trajectory variance structures. In Bramer, M. and Stahl, F. (eds.) Artificial intelligence XL: proceedings of the 43rd SGAI international conference on artificial intelligence (AI-2023), 12-14 December 2023, Cambridge, UK. Lecture notes in computer science, 14381. Cham: Springer [online], pages 275-290. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-47994-6_27

The use of Artificial Intelligence-driven solutions in domains involving end-user interaction and cooperation has been continually growing. This has also lead to an increasing need to communicate crucial information to end-users about algorithm behav... Read More about Explaining a staff rostering problem by mining trajectory variance structures..

Towards explainable metaheuristics: feature extraction from trajectory mining. (2023)
Journal Article
FYVIE, M., MCCALL, J.A.W., CHRISTIE, L.A., BROWNLEE, A.E.I. and SINGH, M. [2023]. Towards explainable metaheuristics: feature extraction from trajectory mining. Expert systems [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/exsy.13494

Explaining the decisions made by population-based metaheuristics can often be considered difficult due to the stochastic nature of the mechanisms employed by these optimisation methods. As industries continue to adopt these methods in areas that incr... Read More about Towards explainable metaheuristics: feature extraction from trajectory mining..

Explaining a staff rostering genetic algorithm using sensitivity analysis and trajectory analysis. (2023)
Conference Proceeding
FYVIE, M., MCCALL, J.A.W., CHRISTIE, L.A. and BROWNLEE, A.E.I. 2023. Explaining a staff rostering genetic algorithm using sensitivity analysis and trajectory analysis. In GECCO’23 companion: proceedings of the 2023 Genetic and evolutionary computation conference companion, 15-19 July 2023, Lisbon, Portugal. New York: ACM [online], pages 1648-1656. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3583133.3596353

In the field of Explainable AI, population-based search metaheuristics are of growing interest as they become more widely used in critical applications. The ability to relate key information regarding algorithm behaviour and drivers of solution quali... Read More about Explaining a staff rostering genetic algorithm using sensitivity analysis and trajectory analysis..

DEFEG: deep ensemble with weighted feature generation. (2023)
Journal Article
LUONG, A.V., NGUYEN, T.T., HAN, K., VU, T.H., MCCALL, J. and LIEW, A.W.-C. 2023. DEFEG: deep ensemble with weighted feature generation. Knowledge-based systems [online], 275, article 110691. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2023.110691

With the significant breakthrough of Deep Neural Networks in recent years, multi-layer architecture has influenced other sub-fields of machine learning including ensemble learning. In 2017, Zhou and Feng introduced a deep random forest called gcFores... Read More about DEFEG: deep ensemble with weighted feature generation..

A comparative study of anomaly detection methods for gross error detection problems. (2023)
Journal Article
DOBOS, D., NGUYEN, T.T., DANG, T., WILSON, A., CORBETT, H., MCCALL, J. and STOCKTON, P. 2023. A comparative study of anomaly detection methods for gross error detection problems. Computers and chemical engineering [online], 175, article 108263. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compchemeng.2023.108263

The chemical industry requires highly accurate and reliable measurements to ensure smooth operation and effective monitoring of processing facilities. However, measured data inevitably contains errors from various sources. Traditionally in flow syste... Read More about A comparative study of anomaly detection methods for gross error detection problems..

On the elusivity of dynamic optimisation problems. (2023)
Journal Article
ALZA, J., BARTLETT, M., CEBERIO, J. and MCCALL, J. 2023. On the elusivity of dynamic optimisation problems. Swarm and evolutionary computation [online], 78, article 101289. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.swevo.2023.101289

The field of dynamic optimisation continuously designs and compares algorithms with adaptation abilities that deal with changing problems during their search process. However, restarting the search algorithm after a detected change is sometimes a bet... Read More about On the elusivity of dynamic optimisation problems..

On discovering optimal trade-offs when introducing new routes in existing multi-modal public transport systems. (2022)
Conference Proceeding
HAN, K., CHRISTIE, L.A., ZAVOIANU, A.-C. and MCCALL, J. 2022. On discovering optimal trade-offs when introducing new routes in existing multi-modal public transport systems. In Moreno-Díaz, R., Pichler, F. and Quesada-Arencibia, A. (eds.) Computer aided systems theory: Eurocast 2022; revised selected papers from the 18th International conference on computer aided systems theory (Eurocast 2022), 20-25 February 2022, Las Palmas, Spain. Lecture notes in computer science, 13789. Cham: Springer [online], pages 104-111. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-25312-6_12

While self-driving technology is still being perfected, public transport authorities are increasingly interested in the ability to model and optimise the benefits of adding connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) to existing multi-modal transport sy... Read More about On discovering optimal trade-offs when introducing new routes in existing multi-modal public transport systems..

Lightweight interpolation-based surrogate modelling for multi-objective continuous optimisation. (2022)
Conference Proceeding
ZAVOIANU, A.-C., LACROIX, B. and MCCALL, J. 2022. Lightweight Interpolation-based surrogate modelling for multiobjective continuous optimisation. In Moreno-Díaz, R., Pichler, F. and Quesada-Arencibia, A. (eds.) Computer aided systems theory: Eurocast 2022; revised selected papers from the 18th International conference on computer aided systems theory (Eurocast 2022), 20-25 February 2022, Las Palmas, Spain. Lecture notes in computer science, 13789. Cham: Springer [online], pages 53-60. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-25312-6_6

We propose two surrogate-based strategies for increasing the convergence speed of multi-objective evolutionary algorithms (MOEAs) by stimulating the creation of high-quality individuals early in the run. Both offspring generation strategies are desig... Read More about Lightweight interpolation-based surrogate modelling for multi-objective continuous optimisation..

Ensemble learning based on classifier prediction confidence and comprehensive learning particle swarm optimisation for medical image segmentation. (2022)
Conference Proceeding
DANG, T., NGUYEN, T.T., MCCALL, J. and LIEW, A.W.-C. 2022. Ensemble learning based on classifier prediction confidence and comprehensive learning particle swarm optimisation for medical image segmentation. In Ishibuchi, H., Kwoh, C.-K., Tan, A.-H., Srinivasan, D., Miao, C., Trivedi, A. and Crockett, K. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2022 IEEE Symposium series on computational intelligence (SSCI 2022), 4-7 December 2022, Singapore. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 269-276. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/SSCI51031.2022.10022114

Segmentation, a process of partitioning an image into multiple segments to locate objects and boundaries, is considered one of the most essential medical imaging process. In recent years, Deep Neural Networks (DNN) have achieved many notable successe... Read More about Ensemble learning based on classifier prediction confidence and comprehensive learning particle swarm optimisation for medical image segmentation..

Job assignment problem and traveling salesman problem: a linked optimisation problem. (2022)
Conference Proceeding
OGUNSEMI, A., MCCALL, J., KERN, M., LACROIX, B., CORSAR, D. and OWUSU, G. 2022. Job assignment problem and traveling salesman problem: a linked optimisation problem. In Bramer, M. and Stahl, F (eds.) Artificial intelligence XXXIX: proceedings of the 42nd SGAI (Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence) Artificial intelligence international conference 2022 (AI 2022), 13-15 December 2022, Cambridge, UK. Lecture notes in computer science (LNCS), 13652. Cham: Springer [online], pages 19-33. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-21441-7_2

Linked decision-making in service management systems has attracted strong adoption of optimisation algorithms. However, most of these algorithms do not incorporate the complexity associated with interacting decision-making systems. This paper, theref... Read More about Job assignment problem and traveling salesman problem: a linked optimisation problem..

Bi-level optimisation and machine learning in the management of large service-oriented field workforces. (2022)
Thesis
AINSLIE, R.T. 2022. Bi-level optimisation and machine learning in the management of large service-oriented field workforces. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1880200

The tactical planning problem for members of the service industry with large multi-skilled workforces is an important process that is often underlooked. It sits between the operational plan - which involves the actual allocation of members of the wor... Read More about Bi-level optimisation and machine learning in the management of large service-oriented field workforces..

Analysing the fitness landscape rotation for combinatorial optimisation. (2022)
Conference Proceeding
ALZA, J., BARTLETT, M., CEBERIO, J. and MCCALL, J. 2022. Analysing the fitness landscape rotation for combinatorial optimisation. In Rudolph, G., Kononova, A.V., Aguirre, H., Kerschke, P., Ochoa, G. and Tušar, T. (eds.) Parallel problem solving from nature (PPSN XVII): proceedings of 17th Parallel problem solving from nature international conference 2022 (PPSN 2022), 10-14 September 2022, Dortmund, Germany. Lecture notes in computer science, 13398. Cham: Springer [online], pages 533-547. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-14714-2_37

Fitness landscape rotation has been widely used in the field of dynamic combinatorial optimisation to generate test problems with academic purposes. This method changes the mapping between solutions and objective values, but preserves the structure o... Read More about Analysing the fitness landscape rotation for combinatorial optimisation..

Holistic, data-driven, service and supply chain optimisation: linked optimisation. (2022)
Thesis
OGUNSEMI, A. 2022. Holistic, data-driven, service and supply chain optimisation: linked optimisation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1987884

The intensity of competition and technological advancements in the business environment has made companies collaborate and cooperate together as a means of survival. This creates a chain of companies and business components with unified business obje... Read More about Holistic, data-driven, service and supply chain optimisation: linked optimisation..

Ensemble of deep learning models with surrogate-based optimization for medical image segmentation. (2022)
Conference Proceeding
DANG, T., LUONG, A.V., LIEW, A.W.C., MCCALL, J. and NGUYEN, T.T. 2022. Ensemble of deep learning models with surrogate-based optimization for medical image segmentation. In 2022 IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Congress on evolutionary computation (CEC 2022), co-located with 2022 IEEE International joint conferences on neural networks (IJCNN 2022), 2022 IEEE International conference on fuzzy systems (FUZZ-IEEE 2022), 18-23 July 2022, Padua, Italy. Piscataway: IEEE (online), article #1030. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC55065.2022.9870389

Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) have created a breakthrough in medical image analysis in recent years. Because clinical applications of automated medical analysis are required to be reliable, robust and accurate, it is necessary to devise effective DNNs... Read More about Ensemble of deep learning models with surrogate-based optimization for medical image segmentation..