Dr. Mario Pavone
University of Catania
 
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  Refereed International Journal    
       
  S. Fouladvand, A. Osareh, B. Shadgar, M. Pavone, and S. Sharafi, DENSA: An effective negative selection algorithm with flexible boundaries for selfspace and dynamic number of detectors, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 2016.    [pdf, http]

J. Costanza, V. Cutello and M. Pavone, An Immunological Algorithm for Combinatorial Optimization: the Fuel Distribution Problem as Case Study, International Journal of Swarm Intelligence and Evolutionary Computation, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 1-9, 2015.

M. Pavone, G. Narzisi and G. Nicosia, Clonal Selection - An Immunological Algorithm for Global Optimization over Continuous Spaces, Journal of Global Optimization, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 769-808, 2012.    [pdf, http]

V. Cutello, G. Nicosia, M. Pavone and I. Prizzi, Protein Multiple Sequence Alignment by Hybrid Bio-Inspired Algorithms, Nucleic Acids Research, Oxford Journals, Vol. 39, No. 6, pp. 1980-1992, 2011.    [pdf, http]

V. Cutello, G. Morelli, G. Nicosia, M. Pavone and G. Scollo, On Discrete Models and Immunological Algorithms for Protein Structure Prediction, Natural Computing Journal, special issue on Modelling Bioprocesses, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 91-102, 2011.    [pdf, http]

V. Cutello, G. Nicosia and M. Pavone, An Immune Algorithm with Stochastic Aging and Kullback Entropy for the Chromatic Number Problem, Journal of Combinatorial Optimization, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 9-33, 2007    [pdf, http]

V. Cutello, G. Nicosia, M. Pavone and J. Timmis, An Immune Algorithm for Protein Structure Prediction on Lattice Models, IEEE Transaction on Evolutionary Computation, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 101-117, 2007    [pdf, http]
   
       
     
       

  Refereed Conference Proceedings    
       
  A. Di Stefano, A. Vitale, V. Cutello, and M. Pavone, How long should Offspring Lifespan be in order to obtain a proper exploration?, IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (IEEE SSCI), Athens, Greece, December 6-9, 2016. (in press)    [pdf, http]

C.M. Pintea, O. Matei, R.A. Ramadan, M. Pavone, M. Niazi, and A. Taher, A Fuzzy Approach of Sensitivity for Multiple Colonies on Ant Colony Optimization, 7th International Workshop on Soft Computing Applications (SOFA), Arad, Romania, August 24-26, 2016. (in press)    [pdf, http]

P. Conca, G. Stracquadanio, O. Greco, V. Cutello, M. Pavone and G. Nicosia, Packing equal disks in a unit square: an immunological optimization approach, 1st International Congress on Systems Immunology, Immunoinformatics & Immune-computation (ICSI3), IEEE Press, Taormina, Italy, July 17-18, 2015.    [pdf, http]

P. Consoli, and M. Pavone, O-BEE-COL: Optimal BEEs for COLoring Graphs, Biennial International Conference on Artificial Evolution (EA), LNCS 8752, pp. 243-255, Springer-Verlag, Bordeaux, France, October 21-23, 2013.    [pdf, http]

P. Consoli, A. Collerà, and M. Pavone, Swarm Intelligence Heuristics for Graph Coloring Problem, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), vol. 1, pp. 1909-1916, IEEE Press, Cancún, México, June 20-23, 2013.    [pdf, http]

V. Cutello, A. G. De Michele, and M. Pavone, Escaping Local Optima via Parallelization and Migration, VI International Workshop on Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization (NICSO), Studies in Computational Intelligence, vol. 512, pp. 141-152, Canterbury, UK, September 2-4, 2013.    [pdf, http]

A. G. De Michele, and M. Pavone, Multi-Threaded Genetic Algorithm for Escaping Local Optima, 4th International Conference on Metaheuristics and Nature Inspired Computing, (META), Port El-Kantaoiui, Tunisia, October 27-31, 2012.

D. Agostini, J. Costanza, V. Cutello, L. Zammataro, N. Krasnogor, M. Pavone, and G. Nicosia, Effective Calibration of Artificial Gene Regulatory Networks, 20th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL), pp. 39-46, MIT Press, Paris, France, August 8-12, 2011.    [pdf, http]

G. Stracquadanio, R. Umeton, J. Costanza, V. Annibali, R. Mechelli, M. Pavone, L. Zammataro, and G. Nicosia, Large Scale Agent-Based Modeling of the Humoral and Cellular Immune Response, 10th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS), LNCS 6825, pp. 15-29, Springer-Verlag, Cambridge, UK, July 18-21, 2011.    [pdf, http]

J. Costanza, V. Cutello, and M. Pavone, A Memetic Immunological Algorithm for Resource Allocation Problem, 10th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS), LNCS 6825, pp. 308-320, Springer-Verlag, Cambridge, UK, July 18-21, 2011.    [pdf, http]

M. Pavone, P system Reverse Engineering for Gene Regulatory Networks in S-system Model, Unifying Themes in Complex Systems - Volume VIII, proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Complex Systems (ICCS), New England Complex Systems Institute, pp. 492-503, Quincy, MA, USA, June 26 - July 1, 2011.    [http]

V. Cutello, G. Nicosia, M. Pavone, and G. Stracquadanio, Entropic Divergence for Population Based Optimization Algorithms, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI), IEEE Press, pp. 1-8, Barcelona, Spain, July 18-23, 2010.    [pdf, http]

V. Cutello, G. Nicosia, M. Pavone and G. Stracquadanio, An Information Theoretic Approach for Clonal Selection Algorithms, 9th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS), LNCS 6209, pp. 144-157, Springer-Verlag, Edinburgh, UK, July 26-29, 2010    [pdf, http]

V. Cutello, G. Nicosia, M. Pavone and I. Prizzi, Proteomic Multiple Sequence Alignments: Refinement using an Immunological Local Search, Applied and Industrial Mathematics in Italy II, Series on Advances in Mathematics for Applied Sciences, vol. 75, pp. 291-302, World Scientific, 2007    [http]

V. Cutello, N. Krasnogor, G. Nicosia and M. Pavone, Immune Algorithm versus Differential Evolution: A Comparative Case Study Using High Dimensional Function Optimization, International Conference on Adaptive and Natural Computing Algorithms (ICANNGA), LNCS 4431, pp. 93-101, Springer-Verlag, Warsaw, Poland, April 11-14, 2007    [pdf, http]

V. Cutello, D. Lee, S. Leone, G. Nicosia and M. Pavone, Clonal Selection Algorithm with Dynamic Population Size for Bimodal Search Spaces, 2nd International Conference on Natural Computation (ICNC), LNCS 4221, pp. 949-958, Springer-Verlag, Xi'an, China, September 24-28, 2006    [pdf, http]

V. Cutello, D. Lee, G. Nicosia, M. Pavone and I. Prizzi, Aligning Multiple Protein Sequences by Hybrid Clonal Selection Algorithm with Insert-Remove-Gaps and BlockShuffling Operators, 5th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS), LNCS 4163, pp. 321-334, Springer-Verlag, Oeiras, Portugal, September 4-6, 2006    [pdf, http]

V. Cutello, G. Nicosia, M. Pavone and G. Narzisi, Real Coded Clonal Selection Algorithm for Unconstrained Global Numerical Optimization using a Hybrid Inversely Proportional Hypermutation Operator, 21st Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), ACM vol. 2, pp. 950-954, Dijon, France, April 23-27, 2006    [pdf, http]

V. Cutello, G. Narzisi, G. Nicosia and M. Pavone, An Immunological Algorithm for Global Numerical Optimization, 7th International Conference on Artificial Evolution (EA), LNCS 3871, pp. 284-295, Springer-Verlag, Lille, France, October 26-28, 2005    [pdf, http]

V. Cutello, G. Narzisi, G. Nicosia and M. Pavone, Clonal Selection Algorithms: A Comparative Case Study using Effective Mutation Potentials, 4th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS), LNCS 3627, pp. 13-28, Springer-Verlag, Banff, Alberta, Canada, August 14-17, 2005    [pdf, http]

V. Cutello, G. Morelli, G. Nicosia and M. Pavone, Immune Algorithms with Aging Operators for the String Folding Problem and the Protein Folding Problem, 5th European Conference on Computation in Combinatorial Optimization (EVOCOP), LNCS 3448, pp. 80-90, Springer-Verlag, Lausanne, Switzerland, March 30-April 1,  2005    [pdf, http]

V. Cutello, G. Nicosia and M. Pavone, Exploring the Capability of Immune Algorithms: A Characterization of Hypermutation Operators, 3rd International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS), LNCS 3239, pp. 263-276, Springer-Verlag, Catania, Italy, September 13-16, 2004    [pdf, http]

V. Cutello, G. Narzisi, G.Nicosia, M. Pavone and G. Sorace, How to Escape Traps Using Clonal Selection Algorithms, 1st International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), INSTICC Press, Vol. 1, pp. 322-326, Setubal, Portugal, August 25-28, 2004.

V. Cutello, G. Nicosia and M. Pavone, An Immune Algorithm with Hyper-Macromutations for the Dill's 2D Hydrophobic - Hydrophilic Model, Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), IEEE Press, Vol. 1, pp. 1074-1080, Portland, Oregon, June 19-23, 2004    [pdf , http]

V. Cutello, G. Nicosia and M. Pavone, A Hybrid Immune Algorithm with Information Gain for the Graph Coloring Problem, Genetic and Evolutionary Computation COnference (GECCO), LNCS 2723, pp. 171-182, Springer-Verlag, Chicago, Illinois, USA, July 12-16, 2003    [pdf , http]

A. Cincotti, V. Cutello and M. Pavone, Graph Partitioning with Genetic Algorithms using ODPX, Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), IEEE Press, vol. 1, pp. 402-406, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 12-17, 2002    [pdf, http]

A. Cincotti, V. Cutello, F. Pappalardo and M. Pavone, GPEG: Graph Partitioning using Evolutionary Games, 9th International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainly in Knowledge-Based Systems (IPMU), Vol. 2, pp. 817-821, Annecy, France, July 1-5, 2002.
   
       
     
       

  Refereed Abstract Conference    
       
  S. Strano, V. Cutello and M. Pavone, An Immunological Algorithm for the Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem, 28th Conference of the European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization (ECCO 2015), Catania, Italy, 28-30 May, 2015.

P. Consoli, A. Collerà and M. Pavone, Which Artificial Colony Seems to Be Most Suitable for Coloring a Map?, 11th Workshop on Advances in Continuous Optimization (EUROPT 2013), Florence, Italy, 26-28 June, 2013.    [http]

P. Consoli and M. Pavone, Artificial Bee Colony for Graph Coloring Problem, 26th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO | INFORMS MMXIII), Rome, Italy, 1-4 July, 2013.    [http]

A. G. De Michele and M. Pavone, Multi-Threaded Genetic Algorithm for Escaping Local Optima, 10th Workshop on Advances in Continuous Optimization (EUROPT), Siauliai, Lithuania, July 5-7, 2012.    [http]

M. Pavone, Parameters Optimization in S-System Models using Population-based Reverse Engineering Methods, SIAM Conference on OPTIMIZATION (OP11), page 84, Darmstadt, Germany, May 16-19, 2011.    [http]

M. Pavone and N. Krasnogor, A Memetic Clonal Selection Algorithm for a Combinatorial Optimization Problem, 8th Workshop on Advances in Continuous Optimization (EUROPT), Aveiro, Portugal, July 9-10, 2010.

M. Pavone and N. Krasnogor, Bio-Inspired Reverse Engineering Methodologies to Infer the Gene Regulatory Networks, 24th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO XXIV), Lisbon, Portugal, July 11-14, 2010.

V. Cutello, G. Nicosia and M. Pavone, Optimization Algorithms for the Protein Structure Prediction Problem, 24th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO XXIV), Lisbon, Portugal, July 11-14, 2010.

V. Cutello, G. Nicosia and M. Pavone, An Hybrid Immunological Algorithm for Combinatorial Optimization, Italian Workshop on Artificial Life and Evolutionary Computation (WIVACE), Naples, Italy, November 23-25, 2009.

V. Cutello, G. Narzisi, G. Nicosia and M. Pavone, Robust Immunological Algorithms for High-Dimensional Global Optimization, Italian Workshop on Artificial Life and Evolutionary Computation (WIVACE), Naples, Italy, November 23-25, 2009.
   
       
     
       

  Editorials    
       
  M. Pavone, R.A. Ramadan, A.V. Vasilakos, Intelligent Cloud Computing, special issue in Memetic Computing, Vol. 8, No. 4, 2016.    [http]

P. Liò, O. Miglino, G. Nicosia, S. Nolfi and M. Pavone, Advances in Artificial Life, special issue in Artificial Life, MIT, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2015.

C.A. Coello Coello, F. Franco, N. Krasnogor and M. Pavone, Algorithms and Models for Complex Natural Systems, special issue in Natural Computing, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 339-340, 2015.    [http]

M. Pavone and C.A. Coello Coello, Optimization on Complex Systems, special issue in Memetic Computing, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 163-164, 2012.    [http]

N. Krasnogor, G. Nicosia, M. Pavone, D.A. Pelta, Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization, special issue in Natural Computing Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 1-3, 2010.    [http]
   
       
     
       

  Books and Journals coedited    
       
  M.J. Blesa, C. Blum, A. Cangelosi, V. Cutello, A. Di Nuovo, M. Pavone and E.G. Talbi, 10th International Workshop on Hybrid Metaheuristics (HM 2016), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, vol. 9668, 2016.    [http]

C.A. Coello Coello, V. Cutello, D. Lee, M. Pavone and L. Zammataro, International Workshop on Artificial Immune Systems - International Congress on Systems Immunology, Immunoinformatics & Immune-computation (AIS 2015 & ICSI3 2015), IEEE Press, No. CFP15B90-ART, 2015.    [http]

P. Pardalos, M. Pavone, G.M. Farinella and V. Cutello, 1th International Workshop on Machine learning, Optimization, and big Data (MOD 2015), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, vol. 9432, 2015.    [http]

P. Liò, O. Miglino, G. Nicosia, S. Nolfi and M. Pavone, Advances in Artificial Life (ECAL 2013), Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Artificial Life, MIT Press, 2013.    [http]

C.A. Coello Coello, V. Cutello, K. Deb, S. Forrest, G. Nicosia, and M. Pavone, 12th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN 2012), Lecture Notes in Computer Science - Part I, Springer, vol. 7491, 2012.    [http]

C.A. Coello Coello, V. Cutello, K. Deb, S. Forrest, G. Nicosia, and M. Pavone, 12th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN 2012), Lecture Notes in Computer Science - Part II, Springer, vol. 7492, 2012.    [http]

C.A. Coello Coello, J. Greensmith, N. Krasnogor, P. Liò, G. Nicosia, and M. Pavone 11th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS 2012), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, vol. 7597, 2012.    [http]

N. Krasnogor, G. Nicosia, M. Pavone and D. Pelta, Natural Computing, special issue on Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization, Vol. 9, issue 1, Springer, March 2010.    [http]

N. Krasnogor, G. Nicosia, M. Pavone and D. Pelta, 2nd International Workshop on Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization (NICSO 2007), Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 129, Springer-Verlag, 2008.    [http, pdf]
   
       
     
       

  Italian Journal    
       
  G. Nicosia, M. Giacobini, M. Pavone and L. Vanneschi, Workshop Italiano di Vita Artificiale e Computazione Evolutiva (WIVACE 2007), Sistemi Intelligenti, Società editrice Il Mulino, a. XX, n.2/agosto 2008    
       
     
       

  Thesis    
       
  M. Pavone, Biologically Inspired Algorithms for Partitioning, Coloring and Protein Structure Prediction Problems, PhD. Thesis, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Catania, December 2003.

M. Pavone, Planar Graphs: testing algorithms and their embedding, Master's Thesis, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Catania, October 1999.
   
       
     
       



     
       
   
       
       

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