List of the most recent publications of the member of the group.

For more information see Scientific Output at UPF.

 

2018

  • Jesica de Armas, Albert Ferrer, Angel A. Juan, Eduardo Lalla-Ruiz. Modeling and Solving the Non-Smooth Arc Routing Problem with Realistic Soft Constraints. Expert Systems wit Applications. 98, 205-220. 2018.
  • Enrico Malaguti, Silvano Martello, and Alberto Santini. The Traveling Salesman Problem with pickups, deliveries, and draft limits. Omega, 74:50–58, 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.omega.2017.01.005
  • Jesica de Armas, Peter Keenan, Angel A. Juan, Sean McGarraghy. Solving Large-Scale Time Capacitated Arc Routing Problems: from real-time heuristics to metaheuristics. Annals of Operations Research. 2018. Accepted, to appear.
  • Fabio Furini, Enrico Malaguti, and Alberto Santini. An exact algorithm for the Partition Coloring Problem. Computers & Operations Resarch, 92:170–181, 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.cor.2017.12.019
  • Stephanie Alvarez Fernandez, Angel A. Juan, Jesica de Armas, Daniel Guerreiro e Silva, Daniel Riera Terrén. Metaheuristics in Telecommunication Systems: network design, routing and allocation problems. IEEE Systems Journal, 2018. Accepted, to appear.
  • Javier Panadero, Jesica de Armas, Xavier Serra, Joan Manuel Marquès. Multi criteria biased randomized method for resource allocation in distributed systems: Application in a volunteer computing system. Future Generation Computer Systems. 82, 29-40, 2018.

2017

2016

2015

2014

  • Grasas A., Juan, A.A. and Lourenço H.R. (2014), SimILS: A Simulation-based extension of the Iterated Local Search metaheuristic for Stochastic Combinatorial Optimization, Journal of Simulation (advance online publication 3 October 2014) doi: 10.1057/jos.2014.25. ISBN: 1747-7778 Web of Science 2013  Link
  • Alptekinoglu, A. ; Grasas, A. (2014). When to Carry Eccentric Products? Optimal Retail Assortment under Consumer Returns. Production and Operations Management (5, vol. 23, pp. 877-892). Link.
  • Martins P., Ladrón A. and Lourenço H.R. (2014), Maximum Cut-Clique Problem: ILS Heuristics and a Data Analysis Application, International Transactions in Operational Research (accepted for publication  July 25, 2014; published online September 5, 2014). DOI: 10.1111/itor.12120. ISSN: 1472-6963  Link
  • Cáceres-Cruz, J., Grasas, A., Ramalhinho, H., Juan, A.A. and Roca, M. (2014), A savings-based randomized heuristic for the heterogenous fixed fleet vehicle routing problem with multi-trips,  Journal of Applied Operational Research, 6(2):69-81. ISSN print: 1735-8523; ISSN online: 1927-0089. Link 
  • Ramalhinho H. (2014), A Polynomial Algorithm for a Special Case of the One-Machine Scheduling Problem with Time-Lags,  Proceedings of the 4th of the International Conference on Engineering Optimization, Lisbon, Portugal, edited by Taylor & Francis Group (CRC/Balkema) (accepted for publication). (Indexed at Scopus)
  • Grasas A.Ramalhinho Lourenço H., Pessoa L.S., Resende M.G.C., Caballé I. and Barba N. (2014), "On the Improvement of Blood Sample Collection at Clinical Laboratories", BMC Health Services Research 14:12. DOI:10.1186/1472-6963-14-12 Link
  • Juan, A.; Lourenço, H.R.; Mateo, M.; Luo, R.; Castella, Q. (2014) "Using Iterated Local Search for solving the Flow-Shop Problem: parametrization, randomization and parallelization issues". International Transactions in Operational Research 21(1): 103-126. DOI: 10.1111/itor.12028 Link

2013

  • Grasas, A., Juan, A.A., Lourenço, H.R. (2013), Operations Research and Simulation in Master’s Degrees: A Case Study Regarding Different Universities in Spain, Proceedings – Winter Simulation Conference ISSN: 08917736 
  • Juan, A. A., Faulin, J., Ferrer, A., Lourenço, H.R., and Barros, B. (2013), MIRHA: Multi-start biased randomization of heuristics with adaptive local search for solving non-smooth routing problem. TOP: Volume 21, Issue 1, Pages 109-132 (accepted 27 Nov 2011). DOI 10.1007/s11750-011-0245-1. SSN: 1134-5764 (print version) ISSN: 1863-8279 (electronic version). Link
  • Serra, D. (2013). Implementing TURF analysis through Binary Linear Programming. Food Quality and Preference 28(1), 382-386.
  • Grasas, A., J. Cáceres-Cruz, H. R. Lourenço, A. A. Juan, M. Roca. (2013). Vehicle Routing in a Spanish Distribution Company: Saving Using a Savings-based Heuristic. OR Insight, 26 (3): 191-202 doi:10.1057/ori.2013.2
  • Coelho, V.N., Lourenço H.R.Grasas A., Coelho, I.M., Jamilson M., Souza F. & Cruz, R.C. (2013) "Um estudo de caso aplicado ao problema real de larga escala de Roteamento de Veículos com Frota Heterogênea e Múltiplas Viagens", XLV Brazilian Symposium of Operational Research (SBPO), 16-19, september, 2013 Natal, Brasil.)
  • Cruz, R.C., Lourenço H.R.Coelho, V.N., Jamilson M., Souza F. & Grasas A. (2013) "TWTJSSP-ILS: Um Algoritmo Heurístico para Resolver o Problema Job-Shop Scheduling com Penalidade pelo Tempo de Atraso", XLV Brazilian Symposium of Operational Research (SBPO), 16-19, september, 2013 Natal, Brasil.

2012

  • Lourenço H.R. and Ribeiro R. (2012), Strategies for an Integrated Distribution Problem, in Hybrid Algorithms for Service, Computing and Manufacturing Systems: Routing, Scheduling and Availability Solutions, Montoya-Torres J.R., Juan A.A., Huaccho L., Faulin J. and Rodriguez-Verjan G.(eds) IGI Global Books, Hershey, PA. pp. 98-121.
  • Cáceres-Cruz, J., A. GrasasH. R. Lourenço, A. A. Juan, M. Roca, R. Colomé. (2012). Aplicación de un algoritmo randomizado a un problema real de enrutamiento de vehículos heterogéneos. Proceedings of VIII Congreso Español sobre Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados.
  • Juan, A. A., H. R. Lourenço, M. Mateo, A. Grasas, A. Agustín. (2012). Combinando Randomización Sesgada y Búsqueda Local Iterativa para Resolver Problemas de Flow-Shop. Proceedings of VIII Congreso Español sobre Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados.
  • Bosch, J., D. Serra et al.: “El peso económico del deporte en Catalunya 2006”. Estudios de Economía Aplicada 30, 655-682, 2012.
  • Jesica de Armas; Miranda, Gara; León, Coromoto. Improving the efficiency of a best-first bottom-up approach for the constrained 2D cutting problem. European Journal of Operational Research. 219 – 0, pp. 201-213. 2012.

2011

  • Marianov, V. and D. Serra: “Median problems in networks”. H.A .Eiselt and V. Marianov  (eds): Foundations of Location Theory. Springer. 39-70, 2011.
  • Marianov, V. and D. Serra:  "Location of Multiple-Server Common Service Centers or Public Facilities, for Minimizing General Congestion and Travel Cost Functions".  International Regional Science Review, 34(3), 323-338, 2011.

2010

  •  Lourenço H.R., Martin O. and Stützle T. (2010), Iterated Local Search: Framework and Applications. In Handbook of Metaheuristics, 2nd. Edition. Vol.146. M. Gendreau and J.Y. Potvin (eds.), Springer New York, International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, pp. 363-397.

2009

  • Alptekinoğlu, A., A. Grasas, E. Akçalı. (2009). Is Assortment Selection a Popularity Contest? A Study of Assortment, Return Policy and Pricing Decisions of a Retailer. Book chapter in Consumer-Driven Demand and Operations Management Models (edited by S. Netessine and C. Tang) 
  •  Lourenço, H.R., Paixão, J.P. and Portugal, R. (2009), Driver Scheduling Problem Modelling. Public Transport: Planning and Operations. 1(2):103-120. Indexed atSCOPUS (2011: 1.208), Google Scholar, Academic OneFile, EI-Compendex, OCLC, SCImago, Summon by Serial Solutions. DOI: 10.1007/s12469-008-0007-0. ISSN: 1613-7159. Link
  • Jésica de Armas, Gara Miranda, Coromoto León, Carlos Segura. Optimisation of a multi-objective two- dimensional strip packing problem based on evolutionary algorithms. International Journal of Production Research. 48 – 7, pp. 2011 – 2028. 2009.

2008

  • Giménez, C. and Lourenço, H.R. (2008), e-SCM: Internet’s impact on Supply Chain Processes. International Journal of Logistics Management 19(3): 309-343. ISSN 0957-4093. Link
  • Fernandes, S. and Lourenço, H.R. (2008). Optimised Search Heuristic Combining Valid Inequalities and Tabu Search. In Hybrid Metaheuristics, M.J. Blesa, C. Blum, C. Cotta, A.J. Fernández, J.E. Gallardo, A. Roli, M.Sampels (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5296: 87-101. Indexed at: SCOPUS (2011: 0.331)Link
  • Fernandes, S. and Lourenço, H.R. (2008), A Simple Optimized Search Heuristics for the Job-Shop Scheduling. In Recent Advances in Evolutionary Computation for Combinatorial OptimizationStudies in Computational Intelligence, C. Cotta and J. van Hemert (Eds.) Springer, 153:203-218. Link
  • Silva, F. and D. Serra:  “Locating emergency services with priority rules:  The Priority Queuing Covering Location Problem”, Journal of the Operational Research Society 59, 2008, 1229-1238

2007

  • Pérez-Vázquez, M.E., Gento-Municio, A.G. and Lourenço, H.R. (2007), Solving a Concrete Sleepers Production Scheduling by Genetic Algorithms. European Journal of Operational Research 179(3): 605-620. Link
  • Fernandes, S. and Lourenço, H.R. (2007). A GRASP and branch-and-bound metaheuristic for the job-shop scheduling. Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, C. Cotta and J. Van Hemert (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4446: 60-71.  Link
  • Silva, F. and D. Serra:  “A Capacitated Facility Location Problem with Constrained Backlogging Probabilities”, International Journal of Production Research. Vol. 45, N 21, 2007, 5117-5134
  • Serra, D.:  Review of the book: Location Theory: A unified Approach, by S. Nickel & J. Puerto.  Journal of Regional Science 47(4), 1026-1028, 2007
  • Silva, F. and D. Serra:  “Incorporating waiting time in competitive location models:  formulations and heuristics”, Network and Spatial Economics 4(1),2007, 63-76.
  • ReVelle, C., Murray, A. and D. Serra:  “Location models for ceding market share and shrinking services”, OMEGA, The international Journal of Management Science 35(5), 2007