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I have published/submitted/been working on papers with the following 28 co-authors: Burak Bilgin (KU Leuven), Edmund K. Burke (U. Nottingham/Stirling), Josep Carmona (U. Politechnica de Catalunya), Patrick De Causmaecker (KU Leuven), Shih-Fen Cheng (Singapore Management U.), Peter Demeester (KU Leuven), Aldy Gunawan (Singapore Management U.), Daniel Handoko (Singapore Management U.), Teng Teck Hou (Singapore Management U.), Frank Hutter (U. Freiburg), Graham Kendall (U. Nottingham), Ahmed Kheiri (U. Nottingham/Cardiff U.), Hoong Chuin Lau (Singapore Management U.), Marius Lindauer (U. Freiburg), Jiang Lingxiao (Singapore Management U.), Samadhi Nallaperuma (U. Sheffield), Gabriela Ochoa (U. Nottingham/Stirling), Ender Ozcan (U. Nottingham), Joel Ribeiro (U. Politechnica de Catalunya), Michele Sebag (INRIA - CNRS - U. Paris Sud XI), Pieter Smet (KU Leuven), Wim Vancroonenburg (KU Leuven), Greet Vanden Berghe (KU Leuven), Pradeep Varakantham (Singapore Management U.), Katja Verbeeck (KU Leuven), Markus Wagner (U. Adelaide), Tony Wauters (KU Leuven) Li Xiang (Singapore Management U.),

GOOGLE SCHOLAR: # Citations = 461, h-Index = 13
http://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=list_works&hl=en&user=MuJmTFUAAAAJ

Selected Papers

  • Mustafa Misir, Michele Sebag. ALORS: an Algorithm Recommender System. Artificial Intelligence, 244, Elsevier, 2017. [PDF]
  • Aldy Gunawan, Hoong Chuin Lau, Mustafa Misir. Designing and Comparing Multiple Portfolios of Parameter Configurations for Online Algorithm Selection. In Proceedings of the 10th Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN Conference (LION), Napoli, Italy. LNCS 10079, Springer, 2016. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Daniel Handoko, Hoong Chuin Lau. OSCAR: Online Selection of Algorithm Portfolios with Case Study on Memetic Algorithms. In Proceedings of the 9th Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN Conference (LION), Lille, France. LNCS 8994, Springer, 2015. [PDF] [BEST PAPER RUNNER-UP]
  • Mustafa Misir, Katja Verbeeck, Patrick De Causmaecker, Greet Vanden Berghe. A New Hyper-heuristic as a General Problem Solver: an Implementation in HyFlex. Journal of Scheduling, 16(3), Springer, 2013. [PDF]

Working Papers

  • Mustafa Misir, Patrick De Causmaecker, Katja Verbeeck, Greet Vanden Berghe, Hoong Chuin Lau. A Survey on Automated Algorithm Design.

Journal Articles

  • Mustafa Misir, Katja Verbeeck, Patrick De Causmaecker, Greet Vanden Berghe. Design and Analysis of a Selection Hyper-heuristic Framework. under review. [COMPETITION: CHeSC 2011 WINNER] [SOFTWARE]
  • Markus Wagner, Marius Lindauer, Mustafa Misir, Samadhi Nallaperuma, Frank Hutter. A Case Study of Algorithm Selection for the Traveling Thief Problem. Journal of Heuristics (arXiv:1609.00462), 2017. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Michele Sebag. ALORS: an Algorithm Recommender System. Artificial Intelligence, 244, Elsevier, 2017. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Pieter Smet, Greet Vanden Berghe. An Analysis of Generalised Heuristics for Vehicle Routing and Personnel Rostering Problems. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 66(5), Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Katja Verbeeck, Patrick De Causmaecker, Greet Vanden Berghe. An Investigation on the Generality Level of Selection Hyper-heuristics under Different Empirical Conditions. Applied Soft Computing, 13(7), Elsevier, 2013. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Katja Verbeeck, Patrick De Causmaecker, Greet Vanden Berghe. A New Hyper-heuristic as a General Problem Solver: an Implementation in HyFlex. Journal of Scheduling, 16(3), Springer, 2013. [PDF]
  • Burak Bilgin, Peter Demeester, Mustafa Misir, Wim Vancroonenburg, Greet Vanden Berghe. One Hyperheuristic Approach to Two Timetabling Problems in Health Care. Journal of Heuristics, 18(3), Springer, 2012. [PDF]
  • Edmund Burke, Graham Kendall, Mustafa Misir, Ender Ozcan. Monte Carlo Hyper-heuristics for Examination Timetabling. Annals of Operations Research, 196(1), Springer, 2012. [PDF]
  • Ender Ozcan, Mustafa Misir, Gabriela Ochoa, Edmund Burke. A Reinforcement Learning - Great Deluge Hyperheuristic for Examination Timetabling. International Journal of Applied Metaheuristic Computing, 1(1), p.39-59, IGI Global, 2010. [PDF]

Book Chapters

  • Mustafa Misir, Shih-Fen Cheng, Hoong Chuin Lau, Pradeep Varakantham. Towards Personalized Data-driven Bundle Design with QoS Constraint. under review.
  • Mustafa Misir, Tony Wauters, Katja Verbeeck, Greet Vanden Berghe. A Hyper-heuristic with Learning Automata for the Traveling Tournament Problem. In Metaheuristics: Intelligent Decision Making, the 8th Metaheuristics International Conference - Post Conference Volume, OR/CS Interfaces Series, Springer, 2011. [PDF] [DATASET]

International Conference/Workshop Papers/Abstracts

  • Mustafa Misir. Data Sampling through Collaborative Filtering for Algorithm Selection. In Proceeedings of the 16th IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Donostia, Spain. 2017. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir. Matrix Factorization based Benchmark Set Analysis: a Case Study on HyFlex. In the Workshop on Data Science meets Optimisation (DSO), Donostia, Spain. 2017. [PDF]
  • Hoong Chuin Lau, Mustafa Misir, Li Xiang, Jiang Lingxiao. ADVISER+: Toward a Usable Web-based Algorithm Portfolio Deviser. In Proceeedings of the 12th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC), Barcelona, Spain. 2017. [PDF]
  • Ender Ozcan, Mustafa Misir, Ahmed Kheiri. Ensemble Move Acceptance in Selection Hyper-heuristics. In Proceedings of the 31st International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS), Krakow, Poland. CCIS 659, Springer, 2016. [PDF]
  • Aldy Gunawan, Hoong Chuin Lau, Mustafa Misir. Designing and Comparing Multiple Portfolios of Parameter Configurations for Online Algorithm Selection. In Proceedings of the 10th Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN Conference (LION), Napoli, Italy. LNCS 10079, Springer, 2016. [PDF]
  • Aldy Gunawan, Mustafa Misir, Hoong Chuin Lau. Designing a Portfolio of Parameter Configurations for Online Algorithm Selection. In the 29th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence: Workshop on Algorithm Configuration (AlgoConf), Austin/Texas, USA. AAAI, 2015. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Daniel Handoko, Hoong Chuin Lau. OSCAR: Online Selection of Algorithm Portfolios with Case Study on Memetic Algorithms. In Proceedings of the 9th Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN Conference (LION), Lille, France. LNCS 8994, Springer, 2015. [PDF] [BEST PAPER RUNNER-UP]
  • Mustafa Misir, Daniel Handoko, Hoong Chuin Lau. ADVISER: A Web-based Algorithm Portfolio Deviser. In Proceedings of the 9th Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN Conference (LION), Lille, France. LNCS 8994, Springer, 2015. [PDF] [ONLINE SYSTEM]
  • Joel Ribeiro, Josep Carmona, Mustafa Misir, Michele Sebag. A Recommender System for Process Discovery. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM), Eindhoven, Netherlands. LNCS 8659, Springer, 2014. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Hoong Chuin Lau. Diversity-Oriented Bi-Objective Hyper-heuristics for Patrol Scheduling. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT), York, UK. 2014. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Daniel Handoko, Hoong Chuin Lau. Building Algorithm Portfolios for Memetic Algorithms. In Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (GECCO) Companion, Vancouver/British Columbia, Canada. ACM, 2014. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Shih-Fen Cheng, Hoong Chuin Lau, Pradeep Varakantham. A Dynamic Bundle Recommender System for Leisure Parks. In the Production and Operations Management Society International Conference (POMS), Singapore. POMS, 2014. [PDF]
  • Ender Ozcan, Mustafa Misir, Ahmed Kheiri. Group Decision Making in Selection Hyperheuristics. In Proceeedings of the 13th Annual Workshop on Computational Intelligence (UKCI), Surrey, UK. 2013. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Katja Verbeeck, Patrick De Causmaecker, Greet Vanden Berghe. The Effect of the Set of Low-level Heuristics on the Performance of Selection Hyper-heuristics. In Proceeedings of the 12th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature (PPSN), Taormina, Italy. LNCS 7492, Springer, 2012. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Katja Verbeeck, Patrick De Causmaecker, Greet Vanden Berghe. An Intelligent Hyper-heuristic Framework for CHeSC 2011. In Proceeedings of the 6th Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN Conference (LION), Paris, France. LNCS 7219, Springer, 2012. [PDF] [COMPETITION: CHeSC 2011 WINNER] [SOFTWARE]
  • Mustafa Misir, Patrick De Causmaecker, Greet Vanden Berghe, Katja Verbeeck. A New Hyper-heuristic Implementation in HyFlex: a Study on Generality. In Proceeedings of the 23rd Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC), Gent, Belgium. 2011. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Pieter Smet, Katja Verbeeck, Greet Vanden Berghe. Security Personnel Routing and Rostering: a Hyper-heuristic Approach. In Proceeedings of the 3rd International Conference on Applied Operational Research (ICAOR), Istanbul, Turkey. LNMS 3, Tadbir, 2011. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Katja Verbeeck, Patrick De Causmaecker, Greet Vanden Berghe. A New Hyper-heuristic Implementation in HyFlex: a Study on Generality. In Proceeedings of the 5th Multidisciplinary International Scheduling Conference: Theory & Applications (MISTA), Phoenix/Arizona, USA. 2011. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Wim Vancroonenburg, Katja Verbeeck, Greet Vanden Berghe. A Selection Hyper-heuristic for Scheduling Deliveries of Ready-Mixed Concrete. In Proceeedings of the 9th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC), Udine, Italy. 2011. [PDF] [DATASET]
  • Wim Vancroonenburg, Mustafa Misir, Burak Bilgin, Peter Demeester, Greet Vanden Berghe. Hyper-heuristic Approach for Assigning Patients to Hospital Rooms. In Proceeedings of the 8th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT), Belfast, Northern Ireland. 2010. [PDF]
  • Burak Bilgin, Peter Demeester, Mustafa Misir, Wim Vancroonenburg, Greet Vanden Berghe, Tony Wauters. A Hyper-heuristic Combined with a Greedy Shuffle Approach to the Nurse Rostering Competition. In Proceeedings of the 8th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT), Belfast, Northern Ireland. 2010. [PDF] [COMPETITION: INRC 2010 FINALIST]
  • Mustafa Misir, Katja Verbeeck, Patrick De Causmaecker, Greet Vanden Berghe. Hyper-heuristics with a Dynamic Heuristic Set for the Home Care Scheduling Problem. In Proceeedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Barcelona, Spain. IEEE, 2010. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Katja Verbeeck, Greet Vanden Berghe, Patrick De Causmaecker. A Hyper-heuristic Approach to the Home Care Scheduling Problem. In Proceeedings of the 14th Belgian-French-German Conference on Optimization (BFG), Leuven, Belgium. 2009. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Burak Bilgin, Peter Demeester, Katja Verbeeck, Patrick De Causmaecker, Greet Vanden Berghe. A Hyper-heuristic Approach to the Patient Admission Scheduling Problem. In Proceeedings of the 35th International Conference of Operational Research Applied to Health Services (ORAHS), Leuven, Belgium. 2009. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Tony Wauters, Katja Verbeeck, Greet Vanden Berghe. A New Learning Hyper-heuristic for the Traveling Tournament Problem. In Proceeedings of the 8th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC), Hamburg, Germany. 2009. [PDF]
  • Ender Ozcan, Mustafa Misir, Edmund Burke. A Self-organising Hyper-heuristic Framework. In Proceeedings of the 4th Multidisciplinary International Scheduling Conference: Theory & Applications (MISTA), Dublin, Ireland. 2009. [PDF]
  • Edmund Burke, Mustafa Misir, Gabriela Ochoa, Ender Ozcan. Learning Heuristic Selection in Hyperheuristics for Examination Timetabling. In Proceeedings of the 7th International Conference of Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT), Montreal, Canada. 2008. [PDF]
  • Edmund Burke, Graham Kendall, Mustafa Misir, Ender Ozcan. A Study of Simulated Annealing Hyperheuristics. In Proceeedings of the 7th International Conference of Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT), Montreal, Canada. 2008. [PDF]

National Conference/Workshop Papers/Abstracts

  • Mustafa Misir, Katja Verbeeck, Patrick De Causmaecker, Greet Vanden Berghe. Design Principles and Performance Analysis of a Selection Hyper-heuristic across Multiple Problem Domains. In Proceeedings of the 26th Belgian Conference on Operations Research (ORBEL), Brussels, Belgium. 2012. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Patrick De Causmaecker, Greet Vanden Berghe, Katja Verbeeck. An Adaptive Selection Hyper-heuristic for CHeSC 2011. In Proceeedings of the OR53 Annual Conference, Nottingham, UK. 2011. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Katja Verbeeck, Greet Vanden Berghe, Patrick De Causmaecker. Design of a Generic Selection Hyper-heuristic. In Proceeedings of the 25th Belgian Conference on Operations Research (ORBEL), Gent, Belgium. 2011. [PDF]
  • Pieter Smet, Mustafa Misir, Greet Vanden Berghe. An Introduction to New Application Domains for the Home Care Scheduling Problem. In Proceeedings of the 25th Belgian Conference on Operations Research (ORBEL), Gent, Belgium. 2011. [PDF]
  • Wim Vancroonenburg, Mustafa Misir, Greet Vanden Berghe. A Hyper-heuristic Approach for the Ready-Mixed Concrete Delivery Problem. In Proceeedings of the 25th Belgian Conference on Operations Research (ORBEL), Gent, Belgium. 2011. [PDF] [DATASET]
  • Mustafa Misir, Katja Verbeeck, Greet Vanden Berghe, Patrick De Causmaecker. Hyper-heuristics Learning a Varying Set of Low-level Heuristics. In Proceeedings of the 24th Belgian Conference on Operations Research (ORBEL), Liege, Belgium. 2010. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Patrick De Causmaecker, Katja Verbeeck, Greet Vanden Berghe. Hyper-heuristics: Raising the Level of Generality. In Proceeedings of the 23rd Belgian Conference on Operations Research (ORBEL), Leuven, Belgium. 2009. [PDF]

Technical Reports

  • Mustafa Misir, Michele Sebag. Algorithm Selection as a Collaborative Filtering Problem. Technical Report, INRIA. 2013. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Wim Vancroonenburg, Katja Verbeeck, Greet Vanden Berghe. A New Hyper-heuristic Approach to the Ready-Mixed Concrete Delivery Problem. CS Technical Report, KAHO Sint-Lieven. 2011. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir, Katja Verbeeck, Greet Vanden Berghe, Patrick De Causmaecker. A Hyper-heuristic Approach to the Home Care Scheduling Problem. CS Technical Report, KAHO Sint-Lieven. 2009. [PDF]

Others

  • Mustafa Misir. Intelligent Hyperheuristics: A Tool for Solving Generic Optimisation Problems. PhD Dissertation, Department of Computer Science, KU Leuven. 2012. [PDF] [ERCIM COR BAAYEN AWARD 2013 FINALIST]
  • Mustafa Misir. Group Decision Making for Move Acceptance in Hyperheuristics. M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Computer Engineering, Yeditepe University. 2008. [PDF]
  • Mustafa Misir. A New Hyperheuristic: IDWalk Based Hyper-heuristic Strategy. B.Sc. Graduation Project Report, Department of Computer Engineering, Yeditepe University. 2007. [PDF]