Dr Edgar Galvan

Computer Science, Hamilton Institute

Lecturer

Eolas
1st Floor
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(01) 4747154

Biography

Research Interests

Evolutionary Algorithms, Monte Carlo Tree Search

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2016 'Prediction of expected performance for a genetic programming classifier'
Yuliana Mart\'\inez and Leonardo Trujillo and Pierrick Legrand and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez (2016) 'Prediction of expected performance for a genetic programming classifier'. Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines, 17 (4):409-449 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'neat Genetic Programming: Controlling bloat naturally'
Leonardo Trujillo and Luis Mu\~noz and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Sara Silva (2016) 'neat Genetic Programming: Controlling bloat naturally'. Inf. Sci, 333 :21-43 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Design of an autonomous intelligent Demand-Side Management system using stochastic optimisation evolutionary algorithms'
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Tom Curran and James McDermott and Paula Carroll (2015) 'Design of an autonomous intelligent Demand-Side Management system using stochastic optimisation evolutionary algorithms'. Neurocomputing, 170 :270-285 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Distributing privacy policies over multimedia content across multiple online social networks'
Constantinos Patsakis and Athanasios Zigomitros and Achilleas Papageorgiou and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez (2014) 'Distributing privacy policies over multimedia content across multiple online social networks'. Computer Networks, 75 :531-543 [DOI] [Details]
2012 'The Effects of Constant and Bit-Wise Neutrality on Problem Hardness, Fitness Distance Correlation and Phenotypic Mutation Rates'
Riccardo Poli and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez (2012) 'The Effects of Constant and Bit-Wise Neutrality on Problem Hardness, Fitness Distance Correlation and Phenotypic Mutation Rates'. IEEE Trans. Evolutionary Computation, 16 (2):279-300 [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Neutrality in evolutionary algorithms... What do we know?'
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Riccardo Poli and Ahmed Kattan and Michael O'Neill and Anthony Brabazon (2011) 'Neutrality in evolutionary algorithms... What do we know?'. Evolving Systems, 2 (3):145-163 [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Semantically-based crossover in genetic programming: application to real-valued symbolic regression'
Nguyen Quang Uy and Nguyen Xuan Hoai and Michael O'Neill and Robert I. McKay and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez (2011) 'Semantically-based crossover in genetic programming: application to real-valued symbolic regression'. Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines, 12 (2):91-119 [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Defining locality as a problem difficulty measure in genetic programming'
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and James McDermott and Michael O'Neill and Anthony Brabazon (2011) 'Defining locality as a problem difficulty measure in genetic programming'. Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines, 12 (4):365-401 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2017 Dynamic GP fitness cases in static and dynamic optimisation problems
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Lucia V\'azquez-Mendoza and Marc Schoenauer and Leonardo Trujillo (2017) Dynamic GP fitness cases in static and dynamic optimisation problems Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Berlin, Germany, July 15-19, 2017, Companion Material Proceedings , pp.227-228 [Details]
2017 On the Use of Dynamic GP Fitness Cases in Static and Dynamic Optimisation Problems
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Lucia V\'azquez-Mendoza and Marc Schoenauer and Leonardo Trujillo (2017) On the Use of Dynamic GP Fitness Cases in Static and Dynamic Optimisation Problems Artificial Evolution - 13th International Conference, \'Evolution Artificielle, EA 2017, Paris, France, October 25-27, 2017, Revised Selected Papers , pp.72-87 [Details]
2016 Stochastic Semantic-Based Multi-objective Genetic Programming Optimisation for Classification of Imbalanced Data
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Lucia V\'azquez-Mendoza and Leonardo Trujillo (2016) Stochastic Semantic-Based Multi-objective Genetic Programming Optimisation for Classification of Imbalanced Data Advances in Soft Computing - 15th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, MICAI 2016, Canc\'un, Mexico, October 23-28, 2016, Proceedings, Part II , pp.261-272 [Details]
2016 On the Use of Semantics in Multi-objective Genetic Programming
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Efr\'en Mezura-Montes and Ouassim Ait ElHara and Marc Schoenauer (2016) On the Use of Semantics in Multi-objective Genetic Programming Parallel Problem Solving from Nature - PPSN XIV - 14th International Conference, Edinburgh, UK, September 17-21, 2016, Proceedings , pp.353-363 [Details]
2016 Using fitness comparison disagreements as a metric for promoting diversity in Dynamic Optimisation Problems
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Ouassim Ait ElHara (2016) Using fitness comparison disagreements as a metric for promoting diversity in Dynamic Optimisation Problems 2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2016, Athens, Greece, December 6-9, 2016 , pp.1-8 [Details]
2015 Demand-Side Management: Optimising Through Differential Evolution Plug-in Electric Vehicles to Partially Fulfil Load Demand
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Marc Schoenauer and Constantinos Patsakis and Leonardo Trujillo (2015) Demand-Side Management: Optimising Through Differential Evolution Plug-in Electric Vehicles to Partially Fulfil Load Demand Computational Intelligence - International Joint Conference, IJCCI 2015 Lisbon, Portugal, November 12-14, 2015, Revised Selected Papers , pp.155-174 [Details]
2015 Design of an Autonomous Intelligent Demand-Side Management System by using Electric Vehicles as Mobile Energy Storage Units by Means of Evolutionary Algorithms
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Marc Schoenauer and Constantinos Patsakis (2015) Design of an Autonomous Intelligent Demand-Side Management System by using Electric Vehicles as Mobile Energy Storage Units by Means of Evolutionary Algorithms Proceedings of the 7th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence (IJCCI 2015) - Volume 1: ECTA, Lisbon, Portugal, November 12-14, 2015 , pp.106-115 [Details]
2015 locoGP: Improving Performance by Genetic Programming Java Source Code
Brendan Cody-Kenny and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Stephen Barrett (2015) locoGP: Improving Performance by Genetic Programming Java Source Code Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO 2015, Madrid, Spain, July 11-15, 2015, Companion Material Proceedings , pp.811-818 [Details]
2014 Heuristic-Based Multi-Agent Monte Carlo Tree Search
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Ruohua Li and Constantinos Patsakis and Siobh\'an Clarke and Vinny Cahill (2014) Heuristic-Based Multi-Agent Monte Carlo Tree Search 5th International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications, IISA 2014, Chania, Crete, Greece, July 7-9, 2014 , pp.177-182 [Details]
2014 Accelerating Learning in multi-objective systems through Transfer Learning
Adam Taylor and Ivana Dusparic and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Siobh\'an Clarke and Vinny Cahill (2014) Accelerating Learning in multi-objective systems through Transfer Learning 2014 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, IJCNN 2014, Beijing, China, July 6-11, 2014 , pp.2298-2305 [Details]
2014 Design of an automatic demand-side management system based on evolutionary algorithms
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Adam Taylor and Siobh\'an Clarke and Vinny Cahill (2014) Design of an automatic demand-side management system based on evolutionary algorithms Symposium on Applied Computing, SAC 2014, Gyeongju, Republic of Korea - March 24 - 28, 2014 , pp.525-530 [Details]
2014 Set point control for charging of electric vehicles on the distribution network
Colin Harris and Ivana Dusparic and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Andrei Marinescu and Vinny Cahill and Siobh\'an Clarke (2014) Set point control for charging of electric vehicles on the distribution network IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, ISGT 2014, Washington, DC, USA, February 19-22, 2014 , pp.1-5 [Details]
2013 Using semantics in the selection mechanism in Genetic Programming: A simple method for promoting semantic diversity
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Brendan Cody-Kenny and Leonardo Trujillo and Ahmed Kattan (2013) Using semantics in the selection mechanism in Genetic Programming: A simple method for promoting semantic diversity Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2013, Cancun, Mexico, June 20-23, 2013 , pp.2972-2979 [Details]
2013 Multi-agent multi-issue negotiations with incomplete information: A Genetic Algorithm based on discrete surrogate approach
Ahmed Kattan and Yew-Soon Ong and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez (2013) Multi-agent multi-issue negotiations with incomplete information: A Genetic Algorithm based on discrete surrogate approach Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2013, Cancun, Mexico, June 20-23, 2013 , pp.2556-2563 [Details]
2013 Searching for novel regression functions
Yuliana Mart\'\inez and Enrique Naredo and Leonardo Trujillo and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez (2013) Searching for novel regression functions Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2013, Cancun, Mexico, June 20-23, 2013 , pp.16-23 [Details]
2012 A comparative study of an evolvability indicator and a predictor of expected performance for genetic programming
Leonardo Trujillo and Yuliana Mart\'\inez and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Pierrick Legrand (2012) A comparative study of an evolvability indicator and a predictor of expected performance for genetic programming Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO '12, Philadelphia, PA, USA, July 7-11, 2012, Companion Material Proceedings , pp.1489-1490 [Details]
2012 Locality in Continuous Fitness-Valued Cases and Genetic Programming Difficulty
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Leonardo Trujillo and James McDermott and Ahmed Kattan (2012) Locality in Continuous Fitness-Valued Cases and Genetic Programming Difficulty EVOLVE - A Bridge between Probability, Set Oriented Numerics, and Evolutionary Computation II, EVOLVE 2012, Mexico City, Mexico, August 7-9, 2012, Proceedings , pp.41-56 [Details]
2012 Reducing electricity costs in a dynamic pricing environment
Edgar Galv\'an and Colin Harris and Ivana Dusparic and Siobh\'an Clarke and Vinny Cahill (2012) Reducing electricity costs in a dynamic pricing environment IEEE Third International Conference on Smart Grid Communications, SmartGridComm 2012, Tainan, Taiwan, November 5-8, 2012 , pp.169-174 [Details]
2012 Evolving radial basis function networks via GP for estimating fitness values using surrogate models
Ahmed Kattan and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez (2012) Evolving radial basis function networks via GP for estimating fitness values using surrogate models Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2012, Brisbane, Australia, June 10-15, 2012 , pp.1-7 [Details]
2011 Predicting problem difficulty for genetic programming applied to data classification
Leonardo Trujillo and Yuliana Mart\'\inez and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Pierrick Legrand (2011) Predicting problem difficulty for genetic programming applied to data classification 13th Annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO 2011, Proceedings, Dublin, Ireland, July 12-16, 2011 , pp.1355-1362 [Details]
2010 Implementing an intuitive mutation operator for interactive evolutionary 3D design
Jonathan Byrne and James McDermott and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Michael O'Neill (2010) Implementing an intuitive mutation operator for interactive evolutionary 3D design Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2010, Barcelona, Spain, 18-23 July 2010 , pp.1-7 [Details]
2010 Towards an understanding of locality in genetic programming
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and James McDermott and Michael O'Neill and Anthony Brabazon (2010) Towards an understanding of locality in genetic programming Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO 2010, Proceedings, Portland, Oregon, USA, July 7-11, 2010 , pp.901-908 [Details]
2010 A Fine-Grained View of GP Locality with Binary Decision Diagrams as Ant Phenotypes
James McDermott and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Michael O'Neill (2010) A Fine-Grained View of GP Locality with Binary Decision Diagrams as Ant Phenotypes Parallel Problem Solving from Nature - PPSN XI, 11th International Conference, Krak\'ow, Poland, September 11-15, 2010, Proceedings, Part I , pp.164-173 [Details]
2010 GP-Fileprints: File Types Detection Using Genetic Programming
Ahmed Kattan and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Riccardo Poli and Michael O'Neill (2010) GP-Fileprints: File Types Detection Using Genetic Programming Genetic Programming, 13th European Conference, EuroGP 2010, Istanbul, Turkey, April 7-9, 2010. Proceedings , pp.134-145 [Details]
2010 Defining locality in genetic programming to predict performance
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and James McDermott and Michael O'Neill and Anthony Brabazon (2010) Defining locality in genetic programming to predict performance Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2010, Barcelona, Spain, 18-23 July 2010 , pp.1-8 [Details]
2010 Tree-adjunct grammatical evolution
Eoin Murphy and Michael O'Neill and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Anthony Brabazon (2010) Tree-adjunct grammatical evolution Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2010, Barcelona, Spain, 18-23 July 2010 , pp.1-8 [Details]
2010 An Analysis of Genotype-Phenotype Maps in Grammatical Evolution
David Fagan and Michael O'Neill and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Anthony Brabazon and Se\'an McGarraghy (2010) An Analysis of Genotype-Phenotype Maps in Grammatical Evolution Genetic Programming, 13th European Conference, EuroGP 2010, Istanbul, Turkey, April 7-9, 2010. Proceedings , pp.62-73 [Details]
2010 Comparing the performance of the evolvable piGrammatical Evolution genotype-phenotype map to Grammatical Evolution in the dynamic Ms. Pac-Man environment
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and David Fagan and Eoin Murphy and John Mark Swafford and Alexandros Agapitos and Michael O'Neill and Anthony Brabazon (2010) Comparing the performance of the evolvable piGrammatical Evolution genotype-phenotype map to Grammatical Evolution in the dynamic Ms. Pac-Man environment Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2010, Barcelona, Spain, 18-23 July 2010 , pp.1-8 [Details]
2010 Evolving a Ms. PacMan Controller Using Grammatical Evolution
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and John Mark Swafford and Michael O'Neill and Anthony Brabazon (2010) Evolving a Ms. PacMan Controller Using Grammatical Evolution Applications of Evolutionary Computation, EvoApplicatons 2010: EvoCOMPLEX, EvoGAMES, EvoIASP, EvoINTELLIGENCE, EvoNUM, and EvoSTOC, Istanbul, Turkey, April 7-9, 2010, Proceedings, Part I , pp.161-170 [Details]
2010 Investigating mapping order in piGE
David Fagan and Miguel Nicolau and Michael O'Neill and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Anthony Brabazon and Se\'an McGarraghy (2010) Investigating mapping order in piGE Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2010, Barcelona, Spain, 18-23 July 2010 , pp.1-7 [Details]
2009 Semantic Similarity Based Crossover in GP: The Case for Real-Valued Function Regression
Nguyen Quang Uy and Michael O'Neill and Nguyen Xuan Hoai and Bob McKay and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez (2009) Semantic Similarity Based Crossover in GP: The Case for Real-Valued Function Regression Artifical Evolution, 9th International Conference, Evolution Artificielle, EA, 2009, Strasbourg, France, October 26-28, 2009. Revised Selected Papers , pp.170-181 [Details]
2009 On the effects of locality in a permutation problem: The Sudoku Puzzle
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Michael O'Neill (2009) On the effects of locality in a permutation problem: The Sudoku Puzzle Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Games, CIG 2009, Milano, Italy, 7-10 September, 2009 , pp.80-87 [Details]
2009 An Empirical Investigation of How Degree Neutrality Affects GP Search
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Riccardo Poli (2009) An Empirical Investigation of How Degree Neutrality Affects GP Search MICAI 2009: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, 8th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Guanajuato, Mexico, November 9-13, 2009. Proceedings , pp.728-739 [Details]
2008 The Effects of Constant Neutrality on Performance and Problem Hardness in GP
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Stephen Dignum and Riccardo Poli (2008) The Effects of Constant Neutrality on Performance and Problem Hardness in GP Genetic Programming, 11th European Conference, EuroGP 2008, Naples, Italy, March 26-28, 2008. Proceedings , pp.312-324 [Details]
2007 Multiple Interactive Outputs in a Single Tree: An Empirical Investigation
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Katya Rodr\'\iguez-V\'azquez (2007) Multiple Interactive Outputs in a Single Tree: An Empirical Investigation Genetic Programming, 10th European Conference, EuroGP 2007, Valencia, Spain, April 11-13, 2007, Proceedings , pp.341-350 [Details]
2007 On the Effects of Bit-Wise Neutrality on Fitness Distance Correlation, Phenotypic Mutation Rates and Problem Hardness
Riccardo Poli and Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez (2007) On the Effects of Bit-Wise Neutrality on Fitness Distance Correlation, Phenotypic Mutation Rates and Problem Hardness Foundations of Genetic Algorithms, 9th International Workshop, FOGA 2007, Mexico City, Mexico, January 8-11, 2007, Revised Selected Papers , pp.138-164 [Details]
2007 Towards understanding the effects of neutrality on the sudoku problem
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Julian Togelius and Simon M. Lucas (2007) Towards understanding the effects of neutrality on the sudoku problem Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO 2007, Proceedings, London, England, UK, July 7-11, 2007 [Details]
2007 How and why a bit-wise neutrality with and without locality affects evolutionary search
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Riccardo Poli (2007) How and why a bit-wise neutrality with and without locality affects evolutionary search Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO 2007, Proceedings, London, England, UK, July 7-11, 2007 [Details]
2006 An empirical investigation of how and why neutrality affects evolutionary search
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Riccardo Poli (2006) An empirical investigation of how and why neutrality affects evolutionary search Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO 2006, Proceedings, Seattle, Washington, USA, July 8-12, 2006 , pp.1149-1156 [Details]
2006 Some Steps Towards Understanding How Neutrality Affects Evolutionary Search
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Riccardo Poli (2006) Some Steps Towards Understanding How Neutrality Affects Evolutionary Search Parallel Problem Solving from Nature - PPSN IX, 9th International Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland, September 9-13, 2006, Procedings , pp.778-787 [Details]
2006 The Importance of Neutral Mutations in GP
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Katya Rodr\'\iguez-V\'azquez (2006) The Importance of Neutral Mutations in GP Parallel Problem Solving from Nature - PPSN IX, 9th International Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland, September 9-13, 2006, Procedings , pp.870-879 [Details]
2004 Reusing Code in Genetic Programming
Edgar Galv\'an L\'opez and Riccardo Poli and Carlos A. Coello Coello (2004) Reusing Code in Genetic Programming Genetic Programming, 7th European Conference, EuroGP2004, Coimbra, Portugal, April 5-7, 2004, Proceedings , pp.359-368 [Details]