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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

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    I am going to be co-supervising this new PhD project: Transfer Learning Solutions for Intelligent Transportation https://www2.aston.ac.uk/eas/documents/studentships/alina-patelli-advert.pdf

    20032020

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    Accent classification in human speech biometrics for native and non-native english speakers

    Bird, J. J., Wanner, E., Ekárt, A. & Faria, D. R., 5 Jun 2019, Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, PETRA 2019. ACM, p. 554-560 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    A Study on Mental State Classification using EEG-based Brain-Machine Interface

    Bird, J., Manso, L. J., Ribeiro, E. P., Ekárt, A. & Faria, D., 8 May 2019, 9th International Conference on Intelligent Systems 2018: Theory, Research and Innovation in Applications, IS 2018 - Proceedings. Martins, J., Jotsov, V., Bierwolf, R., Mendonca, J. P., Jardim-Goncalves, R. & Marques, M. (eds.). IEEE, p. 795-800 6 p. 8710576. (2018 International Conference on Intelligent Systems (IS)).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Bi-directional double auction for financial market simulation

    Chang, M., He, M., Ekárt, A., Luo, X. & Zhang, S., 6 May 2013, 12th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems 2013, AAMAS 2013. ACM, Vol. 2. p. 1313-1314 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Cardiovascular risk prediction based on retinal vessel analysis using machine learning

    Fathalla, K., Ekárt, A., Seshadri, S. & Gherghel, D., 6 Feb 2017, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, SMC 2016 - Conference Proceedings. IEEE, p. 880-885 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Cloud adoption: prioritizing obstacles and obstacles resolution tactics using AHP

    Zardari, S., Bahsoon, R. & Ekárt, A., 24 Mar 2014, SAC '14 : proceedings of the 29th annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing. New York, NY (US): ACM, p. 1013-1020 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Co-creating enduring institutions for socio-technical systems: The complementarity of content-based and value-based modelling approaches

    Powers, S. T., Ekárt, A. & Lewis, P. R., 1 Jan 2020, ALIFE 2018 - 2018 Conference on Artificial Life: Beyond AI. MIT, p. 105-106 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Disobedience as a mechanism of change

    Burth Kurka, D., Pitt, J., Lewis, P. R., Patelli, A. & Ekart, A., 15 Jan 2019, Proceedings - 12th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems, SASO 2018. IEEE, Vol. 2018-September. p. 1-10 10 p. 8613714. ( 2018 IEEE 12th International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO)).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Emotion Recognition using Spatiotemporal Features from Facial Expression Landmarks

    Golzadeh, H., Faria, D., Manso, L. J., Ekárt, A. & Buckingham, C. D., 26 Sep 2018, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Intelligent Systems . 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Evolutionary Optimisation of Fully Connected Artificial Neural Network Topology

    Bird, J. J., Ekárt, A., Buckingham, C. D. & Faria, D. R., 23 Jun 2019, Intelligent Computing - Proceedings of the 2019 Computing Conference. Arai, K., Bhatia, R. & Kapoor, S. (eds.). Springer, p. 751-762 12 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 997).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Evolution of lace knitting stitch patterns by genetic programming

    Ekárt, A., 2007, GECCO '07 : proceedings of the 9th annual conference companion on Genetic and evolutionary computation. New York, NY (US): ACM, p. 2457-2461 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Evolving ambiguous images

    Machado, P., Vinhas, A., Correia, J. & Ekárt, A., 2015, Proceedings of the twenty-fourth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2015. International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence, p. 2473-2479 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Fitness and novelty in evolutionary art

    Vinhas, A., Assuncção, F., Correira, J., Ekárt, A. & Machado, P., 17 Mar 2016, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Johnson, C., Ciesielski, V., Correia, J. & Machado, P. (eds.). Springer, p. 225-240 16 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 9596).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Gaining insights into road traffic data through genetic improvement

    Ekárt, A., Patelli, A., Lush, V. & Ilie-Zudor, E., 15 Jul 2017, GECCO '17: proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference. New York, NY (US): ACM, p. 1511-1512 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    High Resolution Sentiment Analysis by Ensemble Classification

    Bird, J. J., Ekárt, A., Buckingham, C. D. & Faria, D. R., 23 Jun 2019, Intelligent Computing - Proceedings of the 2019 Computing Conference. Arai, K., Bhatia, R. & Kapoor, S. (eds.). Springer, p. 593-606 14 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 997).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Improving the effectiveness of genetic programming using continuous self-adaptation

    Griffiths, T. D. & Ekárt, A., 19 Apr 2018, Artificial Life and Intelligent Agents - Second International Symposium, ALIA 2016, Revised Selected Papers. Springer, Vol. 732. p. 97-102 6 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 732).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Improving the Tartarus problem as a benchmark in genetic programming

    Griffiths, T. D. & Ekárt, A., 15 Mar 2017, Genetic programming: 20th European Conference, EuroGP 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 19-21, 2017, proceedings. McDermott, J., Castelli, M., Sekanina, L. & et al (eds.). Cham (CH): Springer, p. 278-293 16 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 10196).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Increasing genetic programming robustness using simulated dunning-kruger effect

    Griffiths, T. D. & Ekárt, A., 13 Jul 2019, GECCO 2019 Companion - Proceedings of the 2019 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion. ACM, p. 340-341 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Learning from Interaction: An Intelligent Networked-Based Human-Bot and Bot-Bot Chatbot System

    Bird, J. J., Ekárt, A. & Faria, D. R., 11 Aug 2018, UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence. Springer, Vol. 840. p. 179-190 (Advances in Computational Intelligence Systems; vol. 840).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Offline and online time in Sequential Decision-Making Problems

    Soni, A., Lewis, P. R. & Ekárt, A., 9 Feb 2017, 2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2016. IEEE, 8 p. 7849961

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Overcoming Data Scarcity in Speaker Identification: Dataset Augmentation with Synthetic MFCCs via Character-level RNN

    Bird, J. J., Faria, D. R., Premebida, C., Ekart, A. & Ayrosa, P. P. S., 19 May 2020, 2020 IEEE International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions, ICARSC 2020. Lau, N., Silva, M. F., Reis, L. P. & Cascalho, J. (eds.). IEEE, p. 146-151 6 p. 9096166

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Phoneme aware speech recognition through evolutionary optimisation

    Bird, J. J., Wanner, E., Ekárt, A. & Faria, D. R., 13 Jul 2019, GECCO 2019 Companion - Proceedings of the 2019 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion. ACM, p. 362-363 2 p. (GECCO 2019 Companion - Proceedings of the 2019 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Phoneme Aware Speech Synthesis via Fine Tune Transfer Learning with a Tacotron Spectrogram Prediction Network

    Bird, J. J., Ekárt, A. & Faria, D. R., 30 Aug 2019, Advances in Computational Intelligence Systems - Contributions Presented at the 19th UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence, 2019. Ju, Z., Zhou, D., Gegov, A., Yang, L. & Yang, C. (eds.). Springer, Vol. 1043. p. 271-282 12 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 1043).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Preface

    Chio, C. D., Cagnoni, S., Cotta, C., Ebner, M., Ekárt, A., Esparcia-Alcázar, A. I., Merelo, J. J., Neri, F., Preuss, M., Richter, H., Togelius, J. & Yannakakis, G. N., 2011, European Conference on Applications of Evolutionary Computation, EvoApplications 2011 and Workshop on EvoCOMPLEX, EvoGAMES, EvoIASP, EvoINTELLIGENCE, EvoNUM, and EvoSTOC 2011. Springer, Vol. 6624. p. VII-XI (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 6624).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Self-adaptive crossover in genetic programming: The case of the tartarus problem

    Griffiths, T. D. & Ekárt, A., 4 Jun 2018, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature – PPSN XV - 15th International Conference, 2018, Proceedings. Springer, p. 236-246 11 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11101 LNCS).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Social Action in Socially Situated Agents

    Barnes, C. M., Ekart, A. & Lewis, P. R., 1 Jun 2019, Proceedings - 2019 IEEE 13th International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems, SASO 2019. IEEE, Vol. 2019-June. p. 97-106 10 p. 8780530. (2019 IEEE 13th International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO)).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Social and asocial learning in collective action problems: the rise and fall of socially-beneficial behaviour

    Lewis, P. R. & Ekart, A., 12 Oct 2017, Proceedings - 2017 IEEE 2nd International Workshops on Foundations and Applications of Self* Systems, FAS*W 2017. IEEE, p. 91-96 6 p. 8064102

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Supporting knitwear design using case-based reasoning

    Richards, P. & Ekárt, A., 2009, Competitive design : proceedings of the 19th CIRP design conference. Roy, R. & Shehab, E. (eds.). Cranfield University Press, p. 388-395 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Synergies between reinforcement learning and evolutionary dynamic optimisation

    Soni, A., Lewis, P. R. & Ekárt, A., 19 Apr 2018, Artificial Life and Intelligent Agents - Second International Symposium, ALIA 2016, Revised Selected Papers. Springer, Vol. 732. p. 91-96 6 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 732).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Tired of Choosing? Just Add Structure and Virtual Reality

    Easton, E., Bernardet, U. & Ekart, A., 27 Mar 2019, Computational Intelligence in Music, Sound, Art and Design - 8th International Conference, EvoMUSART 2019, Held as Part of EvoStar 2019, Proceedings. Castro Pena, M. L., Ekárt, A. & Liapis, A. (eds.). Springer, Vol. 11453. p. 142-155 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11453 LNCS).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Two-B or not two-B? Design patterns for hybrid metaheuristics

    Patelli, A., Bencomo, N., Ekart, A., Goldingay, H. & Lewis, P., 11 Jul 2015, GECCO Companion '15 : proceedings of the companion publication of the 2015 annual conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation. Silva, S. (ed.). New York, NY (US): ACM, p. 1269-1274 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Using genetic algorithms for improved discrete sequence prediction

    Ekárt, A., 2003, Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, IC-AI '03, June 23 - 26, 2003, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Arabnia, H. R., Joshua, R. & Mun, Y. (eds.). CSREA, Vol. 1. p. 475-481 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Women@GECCO 2014

    O'Reilly, U-M., Esparcia, A., Auger, A., Doerr, C., Ekárt, A. & Ochoa, G., 31 Dec 2014, GECCO Comp '14 : proceedings of the 2014 conference companion on Genetic and evolutionary computation companion. New York, NY (US): ACM, p. 1487-1488 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution