Dr Ahmed Kheiri

Lecturer in Management Science (Operations Research)

Research Overview

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Evolutionary computation for wind farm layout optimization
Wilson, D., Rodrigues, S., Segura, C., Loshchilov, I., Hutter, F., Buenfil, G.L., Kheiri, A., Keedwell, E., Ocampo-Pineda, M., Özcan, E., Peña, S.I.V., Goldman, B., Rionda, S.B., Hernández-Aguirre, A., Veeramachaneni, K., Cussat-Blanc, S. 10/2018 In: Renewable Energy. 126, p. 681-691. 11 p.
Journal article

A Hidden Markov Model Approach to the Problem of Heuristic Selection in Hyper-Heuristics with a Case Study in High School Timetabling Problems
Kheiri, A., Keedwell, E. 1/09/2017 In: Evolutionary Computation. 25, 3, p. 473-501. 29 p.
Journal article

Combining Monte-Carlo and hyper-heuristic methods for the multi-mode resource-constrained multi-project scheduling problem
Asta, S., Karapetyan, D., Kheiri, A., Özcan, E., Parkes, A.J. 10/12/2016 In: Information Sciences. 373, p. 476-498. 23 p.
Journal article

A stochastic local search algorithm with adaptive acceptance for high-school timetabling
Kheiri, A., Özcan, E., Parkes, A.J. 1/04/2016 In: Annals of Operations Research. 239, 1, p. 135-151. 17 p.
Journal article

An iterated multi-stage selection hyper-heuristic
Kheiri, A., Özcan, E. 1/04/2016 In: European Journal of Operational Research. 250, 1, p. 77-90. 14 p.
Journal article

Solving high school timetabling problems worldwide using selection hyper-heuristics
Ahmed, L.N., Özcan, E., Kheiri, A. 1/08/2015 In: Expert Systems with Applications. 42, 13, p. 5463-5471. 9 p.
Journal article

A sequence-based selection hyper-heuristic utilising a hidden markov model
Kheiri, A., Keedwell, E. 11/07/2015 In: GECCO 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc p. 417-424. 8 p. Electronic ISBN: 9781450334723.
Conference contribution

Sequence analysis-based hyper-heuristics for water distribution network optimisation
Kheiri, A., Keedwell, E., Gibson, M.J., Savic, D. 2015 In: Procedia Engineering. 119, 1, p. 1269-1277. 9 p.
Journal article

A greedy gradient-simulated annealing selection hyper-heuristic
Kalender, M., Kheiri, A., Özcan, E., Burke, E.K. 1/12/2013 In: Soft Computing. 17, 12, p. 2279-2292. 14 p.
Journal article

  • Centre for Transportation Systems & Logistics (CENTRAL)
  • Health Systems
  • Optimisation
  • STOR-i Centre for Doctoral Training


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