Non-Hierarchichal Network Evolutionary System

October 15, 2009

JICAN 2009 – Workshop on Computational Intelligence Applied to Business and Industry

On November 5 and 6 the Instituto Tecnologico de Informatica, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain organises JICAN 2009, the Workshop on Computational Intelligence Applied to Business.

This is a unique 2-day workshop exclusively devoted to real-world applications of CI, with the support of the Spanish Chapter of IEEE-Computational Intelligence Society.

The purpose of the workshop is twofold: on the one hand, to introduce this technology to companies in any area; on the other, to show actual fields of application to researchers in academia.
We are privileged to count on the participation of world leading experts in Computational Intelligence, who will present the latest developments in CI with a special focus on how it is used in real world business and industry applications (specifically in videogames, logistics, social networks, planning and scheduling…)..

The workshop is aimed at:

  • Companies: Project managers or directors (technical and non technical) who, as part of their work, face complex problems related to optimisation, prediction and decision making.
  • Academia: Researchers and students interested in the practical application of Computational Intelligence.

The languages of the Workshop are English and Spanish. Two-way simultaneous translation will be provided to those who require it.

See full programme here


December 1, 2008

Our tools PRESAGI, EVITA and MELiSSA in the news

Sunday, 23rd November 2008
In an interview with Valencian newspaper Levante-EMV, CAS group coordinator Anna Esparcia talks about three tools developed within NoHNES project:

  • PRESAGI, for bankruptcy prediction
  • EVITA, for the optimisation of inventory and transportation costs (including the calculation of vehicle routes) in retail chains
  • MELiSSA, for the allocation of products to shelves in supermarkets

See full interview (in Spanish) here.

October 6, 2008

MELiSSA – the tool every supermarket chain wants

Our paper “A Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithm for the Linear Shelf Space Allocation Problem” was presented at PPSN 2008  in Dortmund. The paper describes MELiSSA, a tool for allocating lengths of supermarket shelves space to products or groups of products.

The paper is available through Springer online and its abstract is as follows:

This paper presents a multiobjetive approach to solve the Linear Shelf Space Allocation Problem (LiSSAP), which consists on allocating lengths of shelves in a given shop to specific products or groups of products. Previously we gave the first steps towards the development of a commercially viable tool that used evolutionary computation to address the problem; in this paper we introduce MELiSSA, standing for Multiobjective Evolutionary Linear Shelf-Space Allocation, and test it on two real problem configurations, yielding very good results.

September 11, 2008

“EVITA- the chapter” disponible online

Filed under: Logistic applications, Logistics, Papers, Real-world applications — Tags: — annaesparcia @ 8:26 am

Springer nos ha notificado la publicación electrónica de EVITA: An Integral Evolutionary Methodology for the Inventory and Transportation Problem dentro del libro Bio-inspired Algorithms for the Vehicle Routing Problem, Studies in Computational Intelligence.

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Gracias a todos los que han contribuido y enhorabuena.


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