Arnaud Liefooghe


Associate Professor
Univ. Lille, France

arnaud.liefooghe [at] univ-lille1.fr



What's new?
 
Upcoming events                   |  GECCO 2017  |  EA 2017  |  EvoCOP 2018  |  PPSN 2018  |
                                                 Workshop on Landscape-aware heuristic search (GECCO 2017deadline: March 29, 2017)


Short biography

  Since 2010 Associate Professor (Maître de Conférences) in Computer Science, Univ. Lille (FR)
Lecturer in FIL, UFR IEEA
Member of the Dolphin research group, CRIStAL (UMR CNRS 9189), Inria Lille-Nord Europe
  2010 Post-doctoral ResearcherUniv. Coimbra (PT)
ECOS research group, CISUCDepartment of Informatics Engineering
  2006—09 PhD Student in Computer Science, Univ. Lille 1 (FR)
Adjunct Professor (ATER, UFR EPU, 2008—10)
Part-time Lecturer (vacataire, UFR IEEA, 2006—08)

Research interests
  • Multi-objective optimization
  • Foundations, design and analysis of exact and stochastic local search heuristic algorithms
  • Decomposition-, dominance-, indicator- and set-based search paradigms and their design principles
  • Analytics-driven and model-assisted autonomous search for cross-domain and any-objective optimization
  • Experimental analysis and fundamental understanding of optimization algorithms, benchmarking and performance assessment, statistical and machine learning data analysis
  • Fitness landscape analysis, feature-based performance prediction, algorithm selection, configuration and adaptation, algorithm portfolio
  • Large-scale and expensive NP-hard problems from combinatorial optimization

Recent scientific and academic activities

Recent publications
  • Hugo Monzon, Hernán Aguirre, Sébastien Verel, Arnaud Liefooghe, Bilel Derbel, Kiyoshi Tanaka. Closed state model for understanding the dynamics of MOEAs. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2017), Berlin, Germany, 2017
  • Jialong Shi, Qingfu Zhang, Bilel Derbel, Arnaud LiefoogheA parallel tabu search for the unconstrained binary quadratic programming problem. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2017), Donostia - San Sebastián, Spain, 2017
  • Arnaud Liefooghe, Bilel Derbel, Sébastien Verel, Hernán Aguirre, Kiyoshi Tanaka. Towards landscape-aware automatic algorithm configuration: preliminary experiments on neutral and rugged landscapes. European Conference on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimisation (EvoCOP 2017), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017
  • Arnaud Liefooghe, Bilel Derbel, Sébastien Verel, Hernán Aguirre, Kiyoshi Tanaka. A fitness landscape analysis of Pareto local search on bi-objective permutation flowshop scheduling problems. 9th International Conference on Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization (EMO 2017), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol. 10173, pp. 422-437, Münster, Germany, 2017
  • Oliver Cuate, Bilel Derbel, Arnaud Liefooghe, El-Ghazali Talbi, Oliver Schütze. An approach for the local exploration of discrete many objective optimization problems. 9th International Conference on Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization (EMO 2017), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol. 10173, pp. 135-150, Münster, Germany, 2017
  • Fabio Daolio, Arnaud Liefooghe, Sébastien Verel, Hernán Aguirre, Kiyoshi Tanaka. Problem features vs. algorithm performance on rugged multi-objective combinatorial fitness landscapesEvolutionary Computation (to appear)
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Software and ressources
  • MOEA/D — repository of the state-of-the-art developments on MOEA/D and decomposition-based EMO
  • ParadisEO — a software framework for the design of metaheuristics (MOEO for multi-objective optimization, MO for local search)
  • MOSAL — multi-objective sequence alignment tools
  • MoCObench — benchmark instances for multi-objective combinatorial optimization

Teaching
  • Director of studies of the MIAGE IPI-NT master degree in computer science (2nd year)
  • Algorithmic information theory and computer programming (BSc)
  • Operations research, optimization and decision making (BSc, MSc)
  • Database and decision support systems (MSc)
  • Object-oriented design and programming (MSc)