
Holger H. Hoos  Communications of the ACM 55(2), pp. 7080, February 2012.
[comprehensive introduction to the PbO paradigm; the appendix contains the current description of the generic PbO programming language extension]>
[access online version]
[access online appendix] (This article supersedes the earlier
technical report, in which PbO was first introduced.)

James Styles, Holger Hoos, and Martin Müller
 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Learning and Intelligent Optimization (LION 6), 2012
[automated algorithm configurators, configurator protocols, travelling salesman problem, TSP, Go, mixed integer programming, MIP]
(get PDF file  328k)

Holger H. Hoos
 Autonomous Search (edited by Y. Hamadi, E. Monfroy and F. Saubion), Chapter 3, pp. 3771,
Springer Verlag, 2012.
[computeraided algorithm design, empirical algorithmics]
(PDF file  236k; preprint)

Frank Hutter, Holger Hoos and Kevin LeytonBrown
 Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Learning and Intelligent Optimization (LION 5), LNCS 6683, pages 507523, Springer, 2011.
[computeraided algorithm design, algorithm configuration, parameter tuning, empirical algorithmics, AI]
(get PDF file  385k or extended version  385k)

Christopher Nell, Chris Fawcett, Holger H. Hoos, and Kevin LeytonBrown
 Proc. 5th Intl. Conference on Learning and Intelligent Optimization (LION 5), LNCS 6683, pages 600615, Springer, 2011.
[HAL, Highperformance algorithm library, automated design, algorithm analysis]
(get PDF file  598k)

Mauro Vallati, Chris Fawcett, Alfonso Gerevini, Holger Hoos, and Alessandro Saetti
 Proceedings of the Eighteenth IJCAI RCRA International Workshop on "Experimental Evaluation of Algorithms for Solving Problems With Combinatorial Explosion" (RCRA 2011), 2010.
[parameterized planners]
(get PDF file  335k)

Frank Hutter, Holger H. Hoos, Kevin LeytonBrown, and Kevin Murphy
 Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Learning and Intelligent Optimization (LION 4), LNCS 6073, pages 281298, Springer, 2010.
[discrete optimization, predictive performance models, Sequential Parameter Optimization, SPO]
(get PDF file  508k)

Frank Hutter, Holger H. Hoos and Kevin LeytonBrown
 Proc. 7th Intl. Conference on the Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems (CPAIOR 2010), LNCS 6140, pages 186202, Springer, 2010.
[mixed integer programming, MIP, automated algorithm configuration, CPLEX, GUROBI, LPSOLVE]
(get PDF file  410k)

Lin Xu, Holger H. Hoos and Kevin LeytonBrown
 Proceedings of the 24th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 10), pages 210216, 2010.
[Hydra, automated algorithm configuration, porfolio based algorithm selection, stochastic local search, propositional satisfiability]
(get PDF file  279k)

Dave A. D. Tompkins and Holger H. Hoos
 Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Theory and Applications of Satisfiability Testing (SAT 2010), LNCS 6175, pages 278292, Springer, 2010.
[stochastic local search, propositional satisfiability, variable expressions, dynamic scoring functions, design architecture for variable expressions, DAVE]
(get PDF file  389k)

Manuel LópezIbáñez and Thomas Stützle
 Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Swarm Intelligence, ANTS'10, LNCS 6234, pages 95106, Springer, 2010.
[ant colony optimization, ACO, multiobjective optimization, multiobjective stochastic local search]
(get PDF file  606k)

Serdar Kadioglu, Yuri Malitsky, Meinolf Sellmann and Kevin Tierney
 Proc. 19th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2010), pages 751756, 2010.
[instance specific algorithm configuration, GGA, feature vector]
(get PDF file  152k)

Mauro Birattari, Zhi Yuan, Prasanna Balaprakash, and Thomas Stützle
 Experimental Methods for the Analysis of Optimization Algorithms, pages 311336, 2010.
[FRace, automatic algorithm configuration]
(get PDF file  520k)

Frank Hutter, Holger H. Hoos, Kevin LeytonBrown, and Thomas Stützle
 Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, 36:267306, 2009.
[performance optimizing parameter settings, automatic framework, local search, CPLEX]
(get PDF file  782k)

Frank Hutter, Holger H. Hoos, Kevin LeytonBrown and Kevin P. Murphy
 Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (GECCO'09), pages 271278, 2009.
[parameter tuning, noisy optimization, sequential experiment design, gaussian processes, active learning]
(get PDF file  322k)

Chris Fawcett, Holger H. Hoos, and Marco Chiarandini
 Technical Report TR200915, University of British Columbia, Department of Computer Science, 2009.
[post enrollment timetabling, automated exploration of large design spaces, parameterised stochastic local search]
(get PDF file  172k)

Ashiqur R. KhudaBukhsh, Lin Xu, Holger H. Hoos and Kevin LeytonBrown
 Proceedings of the 21st International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI09), pages 517524, 2009.
[stochastic local search, propositional satisfiability, SATenstein]
(get PDF file  254k)

Carlos Ansótegui, Meinolf Sellmann and Kevin Tierney
 Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP 2009), LNCS 5732, pages 142157, Springer, 2009.
[inherently parallel genetic algorithm, gender separation, selection of SAT solvers]
(get PDF file  233k)

Marco A. Montes de Oca, Thomas Stützle, Mauro Birattari
 Evolutionary Computation, IEEE Transactions on , vol.13, no.5, pp.11201132, Oct. 2009
[Particle Swarm Optimization, PSO]
(get PDF file  1.2M)

Holger Hoos.
 Technical Report TR200816, University of British Columbia, Department of Computer Science, 2008.
[designing high performance algorithms]
(get PDF file  152k)

Marco Chiarandini, Chris Fawcett and Holger H. Hoos
 Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2008). 6 pages, 2008.
[International Timetabling Competition, stocastic local search, ParamILS]
(get PDF file  123k)

Frank Hutter, Holger H. Hoos and Thomas Stützle
 Proceedings of the 22nd National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI07), pages 11521157, 2007.
[parameter tuning, local search, minimising runtime, maximizing solution quality, heuristic tree search, CALIBRA, ParamILS]
(get PDF file  176k)

Frank Hutter, Domagoj Babić, Holger H. Hoos, and Alan J. Hu
 Proc. Formal Methods in ComputerAided Design (FMCAD'07), pages 2734, 2007.
[parameterized heuristics, computer aided design and verification, design procedures, boolean satisfiability, search parameter optimization]
(get PDF file  283k)

Prasanna Balaprakash, Mauro Birattari, and Thomas Stützle
 Proc. 4th Intl. Workshop on Hybrid Metaheuristics (HM 2007), LNCS 4771, pages 108122, Springer, 2007.
[parameter tuning, FRace]
(get PDF file  233k)

Zhelong Pan and Rudolf Eigenmann
 CGO '06: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization, pages 319332, Washington, DC, USA. IEEE Computer Society, 2006.
[dynamic, feedbackoriented optimization orchestration, combined elminiation]
(get PDF file  233k)

Mauro Birattari, Thomas Stützle, Luis Paquete, and Klaus Varrentrapp
 GECCO '02: Proc. of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, pages 118, 2002.
[racing procedure, configuration, metaheuristic, combination optimization problem, cross validation, ant colony optimization, traveling salesman]
(get PDF file  127k)

R. Clint Whaley, Antoine Petitet, Jack J. Dongarra
 Parallel Computing, 27(12):335, 2001.
[ATLAS, Automatically Tuned Linear Algebra Solver, AEOS, Automatic Empirical Optimization Software, BLAS, Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms]
(get PDF file  381k)

Keith D. Cooper, Philip J. Schielke, and Devika Subramanian
 Proceedings of the ACM SIGPLAN 1999 Workshop on Languages, Compilers, and Tools for Embedded Systems, LCTES '99, pages 19, 1999.
[optimization, genetic algorithms, code space]
(get PDF file  143k)

Harold Thimbleby  Software, IEEE , vol.5, no.3, pp.7886, May 1988.
[programming strategy, delaying programming decisions, design commitment]
(get PDF file  1.1M)
