Prof. Dr. Thomas Weise has supervised graduate and undergraduate students both in Germany and China at several different universities, such as Hefei University [合肥学院], the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) [中国科学技术大学], and the University of Kassel in Germany.

Contents
1. Current Students
  1.1. At Hefei University [合肥学院]
    1.1.1. International Students
      1.1.1.1. Tatiana Vorontsova [Татьяна Воронцова]
  1.2. At the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) [中国科学技术大学]
    1.2.1. Master Students
      1.2.1.1. Qi Qi [齐琪]
2. Alumni
  2.1. At the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) [中国科学技术大学]
    2.1.1. Master Students
      2.1.1.1. Liu Weichen [刘伟臣]
      2.1.1.2. Yan Jiang [江炎]
      2.1.1.3. Yuezhong Wu [吴越钟]
      2.1.1.4. Wei Shi [施玮]
      2.1.1.5. Mingxu Wan [万明绪]
    2.1.2. Bachelor Students
      2.1.2.1. Lu Ma [马璐]
      2.1.2.2. Shan Lin [林杉]
      2.1.2.3. Wenxiang Chen [陈文祥]
    2.1.3. International Students
      2.1.3.1. Jiahui Liu
    2.1.4. Research Assistants
      2.1.4.1. Dan Xu [许丹]
      2.1.4.2. Jin Ouyang [欧阳晋]
    2.1.5. Other
      2.1.5.1. Kan Wu [吴衎]
      2.1.5.2. Chao Gao [高超]
      2.1.5.3. Pu Wang [王璞]
      2.1.5.4. Hanmo Wang
      2.1.5.5. Niu Li [牛力]
  2.2. At the University of Kassel, Germany
    2.2.1. Master Students
      2.2.1.1. Alexander Podlich
      2.2.1.2. Stefan Niemczyk
    2.2.2. Bachelor Students
      2.2.2.1. Christian Voigtmann
    2.2.3. Other
      2.2.3.1. Stefan Niemczyk
      2.2.3.2. Christian Voigtmann, Bernhard Grusie, and Mario Groß
      2.2.3.3. Sigita Andrulyte
      2.2.3.4. Stefan Achler, Martin Göb, and Christian Voigtmann
      2.2.3.5. Mirko Dietrich, Lado Kumsiashvili, and Alexander Podlich
      2.2.3.6. Mark Kirchhoff
      2.2.3.7. Stefan Niemczyk

1. Current Students

1.1. At Hefei University [合肥学院]

1.1.1. International Students
1.1.1.1. Tatiana Vorontsova [Татьяна Воронцова]

1.2. At the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) [中国科学技术大学]

1.2.1. Master Students
1.2.1.1. Qi Qi [齐琪]
  • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Weise
  • 2015–2018 at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) [中国科学技术大学]
  • Joint Publications:
    • Qi Qi, Thomas Weise, and Bin Li. Modeling Optimization Algorithm Runtime Behavior and its Applications. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO'17) Companion, July 15-19, 2017, Berlin, Germany, New York, NY, USA: ACM Press, pages 115-116, ISBN: 978-1-4503-4939-0.
      doi:10.1145/3067695.3076042 / paper / poster / blog entry 1 / blog entry 2

    • Weichen Liu, Thomas Weise, Yuezhong Wu, and Qi Qi. Combining Two Local Searches with Crossover: An Efficient Hybrid Algorithm for the Traveling Salesman Problem. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO'17), July 15-19, 2017, Berlin, Germany, New York, NY, USA: ACM Press, pages 298-305, ISBN: 978-1-4503-4920-8.
      doi:10.1145/3071178.3071201 / paper / slides / blog entry 1 / blog entry 2
      Indexing: EI:20173104005769

2. Alumni

2.1. At the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) [中国科学技术大学]

2.1.1. Master Students
2.1.1.1. Liu Weichen [刘伟臣]
  • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Weise
  • 2014–2017 at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) [中国科学技术大学]
  • Following Occupation: Huawei [ 华为技术有限公司|cn|http://www.huawei.com/cn/]
  • Joint Publications:
    • Weichen Liu, Thomas Weise, Yuezhong Wu, and Qi Qi. Combining Two Local Searches with Crossover: An Efficient Hybrid Algorithm for the Traveling Salesman Problem. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO'17), July 15-19, 2017, Berlin, Germany, New York, NY, USA: ACM Press, pages 298-305, ISBN: 978-1-4503-4920-8.
      doi:10.1145/3071178.3071201 / paper / slides / blog entry 1 / blog entry 2
      Indexing: EI:20173104005769

    • Yuezhong Wu, Thomas Weise, and Weichen Liu. Hybridizing Different Local Search Algorithms with Each Other and Evolutionary Computation: Better Performance on the Traveling Salesman Problem. In Proceedings of the 18th Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO'16), Denver, Colorado, USA, July 20–24, 2016, pages 57-58, New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). ISBN: 978-1-4503-4323-7
      doi:10.1145/2908961.2909001 / pdf / poster
      Indexing: EI:20163702804277, WOS:000383741800029

    • Weichen Liu, Thomas Weise, Yuezhong Wu, Dan Xu, and Raymond Chiong. An Improved Ejection Chain Method and Its Hybrid Versions for Solving the Traveling Salesman Problem. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience 13(6):3601-3610, June 2016
      doi:10.1166/jctn.2016.5189
      Indexing: EI:20164002870059

    • Weichen Liu, Thomas Weise, Yuezhong Wu, and Raymond Chiong. Hybrid Ejection Chain Methods for the Traveling Salesman Problem. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing – Theories and Applications (BIC-TA'15), Maoguo Gong, Linqiang Pan, Tao Song, Ke Tang, and Xingyi Zhang, editors, September 25-28, 2015, Hefei, Anhui, China, volume 562 of Communications in Computer and Information Science. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, pages 268-282, ISBN 978-3-662-49013-6.
      doi:10.1007/978-3-662-49014-3_25 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20160300001732, WOS:000369890300025

2.1.1.2. Yan Jiang [江炎]
  • Supervised Master Student
  • 2013–2016
  • Obtained Awards: 研究生国家奖学金 (National Graduate Scholarship), as one of two students of his class
  • Following Occupation: Morgan Stanley [摩根士丹], Shanghai, China
  • Joint Publications:
    • Yan Jiang, Thomas Weise, Jörg Lässig, Raymond Chiong, and Rukshan Athauda. Comparing a Hybrid Branch and Bound Algorithm with Evolutionary Computation Methods, Local Search and their Hybrids on the TSP. In Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Production and Logistics Systems (CIPLS'14), Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI'14), Orlando, FL, USA: Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel and Convention Center, December 9-12, 2014, pages 148-155. Los Alamitos, CA, USA: IEEE Computer Society Press. ISBN 978-1-4799-5375-2.
      doi:10.1109/CIPLS.2014.7007174 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20150700522268, WOS:000380487400021

2.1.1.3. Yuezhong Wu [吴越钟]
  • Supervised Master Student
  • 2013–2016
  • Joint Publications:
    • Weichen Liu, Thomas Weise, Yuezhong Wu, and Qi Qi. Combining Two Local Searches with Crossover: An Efficient Hybrid Algorithm for the Traveling Salesman Problem. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO'17), July 15-19, 2017, Berlin, Germany, New York, NY, USA: ACM Press, pages 298-305, ISBN: 978-1-4503-4920-8.
      doi:10.1145/3071178.3071201 / paper / slides / blog entry 1 / blog entry 2
      Indexing: EI:20173104005769

    • Thomas Weise, Yuezhong Wu, Raymond Chiong, Ke Tang, and Jörg Lässig. Global versus Local Search: The Impact of Population Sizes on Evolutionary Algorithm Performance. Journal of Global Optimization 66(3):511-534, November 2016.
      doi:10.1007/s10898-016-0417-5 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20160902030834, WOS:000386373700007, SCI

    • Yuezhong Wu, Thomas Weise, and Weichen Liu. Hybridizing Different Local Search Algorithms with Each Other and Evolutionary Computation: Better Performance on the Traveling Salesman Problem. In Proceedings of the 18th Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO'16), Denver, Colorado, USA, July 20–24, 2016, pages 57-58, New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). ISBN: 978-1-4503-4323-7
      doi:10.1145/2908961.2909001 / pdf / poster
      Indexing: EI:20163702804277, WOS:000383741800029

    • Weichen Liu, Thomas Weise, Yuezhong Wu, Dan Xu, and Raymond Chiong. An Improved Ejection Chain Method and Its Hybrid Versions for Solving the Traveling Salesman Problem. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience 13(6):3601-3610, June 2016
      doi:10.1166/jctn.2016.5189
      Indexing: EI:20164002870059

    • Weichen Liu, Thomas Weise, Yuezhong Wu, and Raymond Chiong. Hybrid Ejection Chain Methods for the Traveling Salesman Problem. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing – Theories and Applications (BIC-TA'15), Maoguo Gong, Linqiang Pan, Tao Song, Ke Tang, and Xingyi Zhang, editors, September 25-28, 2015, Hefei, Anhui, China, volume 562 of Communications in Computer and Information Science. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, pages 268-282, ISBN 978-3-662-49013-6.
      doi:10.1007/978-3-662-49014-3_25 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20160300001732, WOS:000369890300025

    • Dan Xu, Thomas Weise, Yuezhong Wu, Jörg Lässig, and Raymond Chiong. An Investigation of Hybrid Tabu Search for the Traveling Salesman Problem. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing – Theories and Applications (BIC-TA'15), Maoguo Gong, Linqiang Pan, Tao Song, Ke Tang, and Xingyi Zhang, editors, September 25-28, 2015, Hefei, Anhui, China, volume 562 of Communications in Computer and Information Science. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, pages 523-537, ISBN 978-3-662-49013-6.
      doi:10.1007/978-3-662-49014-3_47 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20160300001756, WOS:000369890300047

    • Yuezhong Wu, Thomas Weise, and Raymond Chiong. Local Search for the Traveling Salesman Problem: A Comparative Study. In Proceedings of the 14th IEEE Conference on Cognitive Informatics & Cognitive Computing (ICCI*CC'15), July 6-8, 2015, Beijing, China, pages 213-220, Los Alamitos, CA, USA: IEEE Computer Society Press, ISBN: 978-1-4673-7289-3.
      doi:10.1109/ICCI-CC.2015.7259388 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20161202119039, WOS:000380466100034

2.1.1.4. Wei Shi [施玮]
  • Supervised Master Student
  • 2012–2015
  • Obtained Awards: 研究生国家奖学金 (National Graduate Scholarship), as only student of her class
  • Thesis: "Novel Ant Colony Optimization Approaches to the Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows"
  • Following Occupation: Alibaba [阿里巴巴集团], Hangzhou, China
  • Joint Publications:
    • Wei Shi, Thomas Weise, Raymond Chiong, and Bülent Çatay. Hybrid PACO with Enhanced Pheromone Initialization for Solving the Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows. In Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Production and Logistics Systems (CIPLS'15) Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI'15), Cape Town, South Africa: Cape Town International Convention Center, December 8-10, 2015, pages 1735-1742. Los Alamitos, CA, USA: IEEE Computer Society Press. ISBN: 978-1-4799-7560-0
      doi:10.1109/SSCI.2015.242 / pdf / slides
      Indexing: EI:20161902358172, WOS:000380431500236

    • Wei Shi and Thomas Weise. An Initialized ACO for the VRPTW. In Hujun Yin, Ke Tang, Yang Gao, Frank Klawonn, Minho Lee, Thomas Weise, Bin Li, and Xin Yao, editors, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL'13), volume 8206/2013 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), pages 93-100, Hefei, Anhui, China: Empark Grand Hotel, October 20-23, 2013. ISBN: 978-3-642-41277-6, Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH.
      doi:10.1007/978-3-642-41278-3_12 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20135217148482, WOS:000329908900012

2.1.1.5. Mingxu Wan [万明绪]
  • Co-Supervised Master Student (Main Supervisor: Ke Tang [唐轲])
  • 2009–2012
  • Thesis: "Alternative Program Representations for Genetic Programming"
  • Joint Publications:
    • Thomas Weise, Mingxu Wan, Ke Tang, and Xin Yao. Evolving Exact Integer Algorithms with Genetic Programming. In Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'14), Proceedings of the 2014 World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI'14), pages 1816-1823, Beijing, China: Beijing International Convention Center (BICC), July 6-11, 2014. Los Alamitos, CA, USA: IEEE Computer Society Press. ISBN: 978-1-4799-1488-3.
      doi:10.1109/CEC.2014.6900292 / pdf / slides
      Indexing: EI:201446182716, WOS:000356684602065

    • Thomas Weise, Mingxu Wan, Ke Tang, Pu Wang, Alexandre Devert, and Xin Yao. Frequency Fitness Assignment. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE-EC), 18(2):226-243, April 2014.
      doi:10.1109/TEVC.2013.2251885 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20141517565962, WOS:000334166600006, SCI

    • Mingxu Wan, Thomas Weise, and Ke Tang. Novel Loop Structures and the Evolution of Mathematical Algorithms. In Sara Silva, James A. Foster, Miguel Nicolau, Penousal Machado, and Mario Giacobini, editors, Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP'11), volume 6621/2011 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), pages 49-60, April 27–29, 2011, Torino, Italy. ISBN: 978-3-642-20406-7, Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH.
      doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20407-4_5 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20111913976760, WOS:000301802700005

    • Thomas Weise, Stefan Niemczyk, Raymond Chiong, and Mingxu Wan. A Framework for Multi-Model EDAs with Model Recombination. In Proceedings of the 4th European Event on Bio-Inspired Algorithms for Continuous Parameter Optimisation (EvoNUM'11) in Applications of Evolutionary Computation – Proceedings of EvoApplications 2011: EvoCOMPLEX, EvoGAMES, EvoIASP, EvoINTELLIGENCE, EvoNUM, and EvoSTOC, Part 1 (EvoAPPLICATIONS'11), volume 6624 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), pages 304-313, Torino, Italy, April 27–29, 2011. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH. ISBN: 978-3-642-20524-8.
      doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20525-5_31 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20112013980645, WOS:000302387400031

2.1.2. Bachelor Students
2.1.2.1. Lu Ma [马璐]
  • Supervised Bachelor's Thesis
  • 2015
  • Work Area: Extremal-Dynamics based Local Search Algorithms for the TSP
2.1.2.2. Shan Lin [林杉]
  • Supervised Bachelor's Thesis
  • 2014
  • Thesis: 针对TSP 问题的交叉算子实验分析 (Experimental Analysis of the Crossovers for TSP)
  • Following Occupation: PhD Student at City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
2.1.2.3. Wenxiang Chen [陈文祥]
  • Co-Supervised Bachelor Student (Main Supervisor: Ke Tang [唐轲])
  • 2009–2011
  • Thesis: "Large-Scale Numerical Optimization using Cooperative Coevolutionary Algorithms"
  • Following Occupation: PhD Student at the Computer Science Department of Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
  • Obtained Awards:
    1. Won the Excellent Bachelor Thesis Award at USTC, Top 5%
    2. Price Winner at “Science Olympics" in USTC
    3. Price Winner at Anhui Province Challenge Cup ("Science Olympics")
    4. Price Winner at 12th National Chinese Annual Challenge Cup ("Science Olympics")
  • Joint Publications:
    • Thomas Weise, Raymond Chiong, Ke Tang, Jörg Lässig, Shigeyoshi Tsutsui, Wenxiang Chen, Zbigniew Michalewicz, and Xin Yao. Benchmarking Optimization Algorithms: An Open Source Framework for the Traveling Salesman Problem. IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine (CIM), 9(3):40-52, August 2014.
      Featured article and selected paper at the website of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (http://cis.ieee.org/).
      doi:10.1109/MCI.2014.2326101 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20143117995681, WOS:000340271800004, SCI, Google Scholar

    • Wenxiang Chen, Thomas Weise, Zhenyu Yang, and Ke Tang. Large-Scale Global Optimization Using Cooperative Coevolution with Variable Interaction Learning. In Robert Schaefer, Carlos Cotta, Joanna Kołodziej, and Günter Rudolph, editors, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature, Part II (PPSN'10), volume 6239 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), pages 300-309, Kraków, Poland: AGH University of Science and Technology, September 11–15, 2010. ISBN: 978-3-642-15870-4, Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH.
      doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15871-1_31
      Indexing: EI:20104513369063, WOS:000286453000031, Google Scholar

2.1.3. International Students
2.1.3.1. Jiahui Liu
  • Visiting Student from Columbia University, USA
  • April–July 2015
  • Work Area: Simulated Annealing for the Traveling Salesman Problem
2.1.4. Research Assistants
2.1.4.1. Dan Xu [许丹]
  • Research Assistant Graduate Student
  • Work: Experiments on the Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP) and work on the TSP Suite
  • 2015/2016
  • Following Occupation: China UnionPay [中国银联]
  • Joint Publications:
    • Weichen Liu, Thomas Weise, Yuezhong Wu, Dan Xu, and Raymond Chiong. An Improved Ejection Chain Method and Its Hybrid Versions for Solving the Traveling Salesman Problem. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience 13(6):3601-3610, June 2016
      doi:10.1166/jctn.2016.5189
      Indexing: EI:20164002870059

    • Dan Xu, Thomas Weise, Yuezhong Wu, Jörg Lässig, and Raymond Chiong. An Investigation of Hybrid Tabu Search for the Traveling Salesman Problem. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing – Theories and Applications (BIC-TA'15), Maoguo Gong, Linqiang Pan, Tao Song, Ke Tang, and Xingyi Zhang, editors, September 25-28, 2015, Hefei, Anhui, China, volume 562 of Communications in Computer and Information Science. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, pages 523-537, ISBN 978-3-662-49013-6.
      doi:10.1007/978-3-662-49014-3_47 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20160300001756, WOS:000369890300047

2.1.4.2. Jin Ouyang [欧阳晋]
  • Research Assistant Graduate Student
  • 2012–2013
  • Work: Experiments on the Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP) and work on the TSP Suite
  • Following Occupation: Alibaba [阿里巴巴], Beijing, China
  • Joint Publications:
    • Jin Ouyang, Thomas Weise, Alexandre Devert, and Raymond Chiong. SDGP: A Developmental Approach for Traveling Salesman Problems. In Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Production and Logistics Systems (CIPLS'13), Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI'13), pages 78-85, Singapore: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, April 15-19, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-4673-5905-4, Los Alamitos, CA, USA: IEEE Computer Society Press.
      doi:10.1109/CIPLS.2013.6595203 / pdf / slides
      Indexing: EI:20134116837899, WOS:000335391600011

2.1.5. Other
2.1.5.1. Kan Wu [吴衎]
  • Co-Supervised Project (Main Supervisor: Ke Tang [唐轲])
  • 2014/2015
2.1.5.2. Chao Gao [高超]
  • Supervision Support for Research (Main Supervisor: Jinlong Li [李金龙])
  • 2012–2014
  • Following Occupation: PhD student at University of Alberta, Computer Science
  • Joint Publications:
    • Chao Gao, Xin Yao, Thomas Weise, and Jinlong Li. An Efficient Local Search Heuristic with Row Weighting for the Unicost Set Covering Problem. European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR), 246(3):750-761, November, 2015.
      doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2015.05.038 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20152400938829, WOS:000357754500008, SCI

    • Chao Gao, Thomas Weise, and Jinlong Li. Improve the 3-flip Neighborhood Local Search by Random Flat Move for the Set Covering Problem. In Ying Tan, Yuhui Shi, and Carlos Artemio Coello Coello, editors, Advances in Swarm Intelligence: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Swarm Intelligence, Part 1 (ICSI'14), volume 8794 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), ISBN 978-3-319-11856-7, October 17-20, 2014, Hefei, Anhui, China, pages 27-35. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH.
      doi:10.1007/978-3-319-11857-4_4 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20150400451475, WOS:000345009700004

    • Chao Gao, Thomas Weise, and Jinlong Li. A Weighting-Based Local Search Heuristic Algorithm for the Set Covering Problem. In Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'14), Proceedings of the 2014 World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI'14), pages 826-831, Beijing, China: Beijing International Convention Center (BICC), July 6-11, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-4799-1488-3, Los Alamitos, CA, USA: IEEE Computer Society Press.
      doi:10.1109/CEC.2014.6900355 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:201446182585, WOS:000356684601029

2.1.5.3. Pu Wang [王璞]
  • Sub-Co-Assistance in Supervision Support for PhD Student (Main Supervisors: Ke Tang [唐轲] and Xin Yao [姚新])
  • 2009–2013
  • Following Occupation: Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Following Occupation: Algorithm Engineer at DianPing [大众点评], Shanghai, China
  • Joint Publications:
    • Thomas Weise, Mingxu Wan, Ke Tang, Pu Wang, Alexandre Devert, and Xin Yao. Frequency Fitness Assignment. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE-EC), 18(2):226-243, April 2014.
      doi:10.1109/TEVC.2013.2251885 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20141517565962, WOS:000334166600006, SCI

    • Pu Wang, Ke Tang, Thomas Weise, Edward P.K. Tsang, and Xin Yao. Multiobjective Genetic Programming for Maximizing ROC Performance. Neurocomputing, 125:102-118, February, 2014.
      doi:10.1016/j.neucom.2012.06.054 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20134817027920, WOS:000328710200016, SCI, Google Scholar

    • Pu Wang, Thomas Weise, and Raymond Chiong. Novel Evolutionary Algorithms for Supervised Classification Problems: An Experimental Study. Evolutionary Intelligence, 4(1):3-16, March 2011.
      doi:10.1007/s12065-010-0047-7 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20111013720553

    • Pu Wang, Edward P.K. Tsang, Thomas Weise, Ke Tang, and Xin Yao. Using GP to Evolve Decision Rules for Classification in Financial Data Sets. In Fuchun Sun, Yingxu Wang, Jianhua Lu, Bo Zhang, Witold Kinsner, and Lotfi A. Zadeh, editors, Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics (ICCI'10), pages 720-727, Beijing, China: Tsinghua University, July 7–9, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-4244-8040-1, Los Alamitos, CA, USA: IEEE Computer Society Press.
      doi:10.1109/COGINF.2010.5599820
      Indexing: EI:20105013469298

2.1.5.4. Hanmo Wang
  • Graduation Project
  • 2012
  • Title: "An Implementation of a Tabu Search Algorithm for the CARP Problem"
2.1.5.5. Niu Li [牛力]
  • Undergraduate Project
  • 2009/2010
  • Title: "Implementation of Benchmark Functions for the Numerical Optimization Algorithm Benchmarking System AOAB"
  • Following Occupation: PhD student at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
  • Following Occupation: PhD student at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Joint Publications:
    • Thomas Weise, Li Niu, and Ke Tang. AOAB – Automated Optimization Algorithm Benchmarking. In Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference Companion on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (GECCO'10), pages 1479-1486, Portland, OR, USA: Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel, July 7-11, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-4503-0073-5, New York, NY, USA: ACM Press.
      doi:10.1145/1830761.1830763
      Indexing: EI:20103513190754, WOS:000322071400001

2.2. At the University of Kassel, Germany

2.2.1. Master Students
2.2.1.1. Alexander Podlich
  • Supervised Master Student
  • 2008–2009
  • Thesis: "Intelligente Planung und Optimierung des Güterverkehrs auf Straße und Schiene mit evolutionären Algorithmen"
  • Following Occupation: Project Manager, Micromata GmbH, Kassel, Germany
  • Joint Publications:
    • Thomas Weise, Alexander Podlich, and Christian Gorldt. Solving Real-World Vehicle Routing Problems with Evolutionary Algorithms. In Raymond Chiong and Sandeep Dhakal, editors, Natural Intelligence for Scheduling, Planning and Packing Problems, volume 250 of Studies in Computational Intelligence, chapter 2, pages 29-53. ISBN: 978-3-642-04038-2, Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, October 2009.
      doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04039-9_2 / pdf

    • Thomas Weise, Alexander Podlich, Manfred Menze, and Christian Gorldt. Optimierte Güterverkehrsplanung mit Evolutionären Algorithmen. Industrie Management – Zeitschrift für industrielle Geschäftsprozesse, 10(3):37-40, June 2009.

    • Thomas Weise, Alexander Podlich, Kai Reinhard, Christian Gorldt, and Kurt Geihs. Evolutionary Freight Transportation Planning. In Mario Giacobini, Penousal Machado, Anthony Brabazon, Jon McCormack, Stefano Cagnoni, Michael O'Neill, Gianni A. Di Caro, Ferrante Neri, Anikó Ekárt, Mike Preuß, Anna Isabel Esparcia-Alcázar, Franz Rothlauf, Muddassar Farooq, Ernesto Tarantino, Andreas Fink, and Shengxiang Yang, editors, Applications of Evolutionary Computing – Proceedings of EvoWorkshops 2009: EvoCOMNET, EvoENVIRONMENT, EvoFIN, EvoGAMES, EvoHOT, EvoIASP, EvoINTERACTION, EvoMUSART, EvoNUM, EvoSTOC, EvoTRANSLOG (EvoWorkshops'09), volume 5484/2009 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), pages 768-777, Tübingen, Germany: Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Fakultät für Informations- und Kognitionswissenschaften, April 15–17, 2009. ISBN: 978-3-642-01128-3, Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH.
      doi:10.1007/978-3-642-01129-0_87 / pdf / slides
      Indexing: EI:20093012218527, WOS:000265786800087

    • Alexander Podlich, Thomas Weise, Manfred Menze, and Christian Gorldt. Intelligente Wechselbrückensteuerung für die Logistik von Morgen. Electronic Communications of the EASST, 17(205):1-11, Special Issue: Michael Wagner, Dieter Hogrefe, Kurt Geihs, and Klaus David, editors, “Kommunikation in Verteilten Systemen 2009”, KiVS'09, Proceedings, Workshops der Wissenschaftlichen Konferenz Kommunikation in Verteilten Systemen 2009 (WowKiVS 2009), Kassel, Hesse, Germany: University of Kassel, Fachbereich 16: Elektrotechnik/Informatik, March 6, 2009. Potsdam, Germany: European Association of Software Science and Technology (EASST; Universität Potsdam, Institute for Informatics).
      doi:10.14279/tuj.eceasst.17.205

2.2.1.2. Stefan Niemczyk
  • Supervised Master Student
  • 2008–2009
  • Thesis: "A Model Problem with Tunable Hardness for the Evaluation of Evolutionary Algorithms"
  • Following Occupation: PhD Student University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany
  • Joint Publications:
    • Thomas Weise, Stefan Niemczyk, Raymond Chiong, and Mingxu Wan. A Framework for Multi-Model EDAs with Model Recombination. In Proceedings of the 4th European Event on Bio-Inspired Algorithms for Continuous Parameter Optimisation (EvoNUM'11) in Applications of Evolutionary Computation – Proceedings of EvoApplications 2011: EvoCOMPLEX, EvoGAMES, EvoIASP, EvoINTELLIGENCE, EvoNUM, and EvoSTOC, Part 1 (EvoAPPLICATIONS'11), volume 6624 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), pages 304-313, Torino, Italy, April 27–29, 2011. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH. ISBN: 978-3-642-20524-8.
      doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20525-5_31 / pdf
      Indexing: EI:20112013980645, WOS:000302387400031

    • Thomas Weise, Stefan Niemczyk, Hendrik Skubch, Roland Reichle, and Kurt Geihs. A Tunable Model for Multi-Objective, Epistatic, Rugged, and Neutral Fitness Landscapes. In Maarten Keijzer, Giuliano Antoniol, Clare Bates Congdon, Kalyanmoy Deb, Benjamin Doerr, Nikolaus Hansen, John H. Holmes, Gregory S. Hornby, Daniel Howard, James Kennedy, Sanjeev P. Kumar, Fernando G. Lobo, Julian Francis Miller, Jason H. Moore, Frank Neumann, Martin Pelikan, Jordan B. Pollack, Kumara Sastry, Kenneth Owen Stanley, Adrian Stoica, El-Ghazali, and Ingo Wegener, editors, Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO'08), pages 795-802, July 12-16, 2008, Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown: Atlanta, GA, USA. ISBN: 978-1-60558-130-9, New York, NY, USA: ACM Press.
      doi:10.1145/1389095.1389252 / pdf / slides / implementation [Java]
      Indexing: EI:20085111786051

2.2.2. Bachelor Students
2.2.2.1. Christian Voigtmann
  • Supervised Bachelor Student
  • 2008
  • Thesis: "Integration of Evolutionary (trained) Classifiers into Weka"
  • Following Occupation: PhD Student University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany
  • Joint Publications:
    • Thomas Weise, Stefan Achler, Martin Göb, Christian Voigtmann, and Michael Zapf. Evolving Classifiers – Evolutionary Algorithms in Data Mining. Kasseler Informatikschriften (KIS) 2007, 4, Kassel, Hesse, Germany: University of Kassel, Fachbereich 16: Elektrotechnik/Informatik, September 28, 2007.
      urn:nbn:de:hebis:34-2007092819260

2.2.3. Other
2.2.3.1. Stefan Niemczyk
  • Graduate Project
  • 2009/2010
  • Title:"A General Framework for Multi-Model Estimation of Distribution Algorithms"
  • Following Occupation: PhD Student University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany, [see above]
2.2.3.2. Christian Voigtmann, Bernhard Grusie, and Mario Groß
2.2.3.3. Sigita Andrulyte
  • Undergraduate Project
  • 2008
  • Title: "Evaluierung verschiedener EA-Einstellungen an einem Modellproblem"
2.2.3.4. Stefan Achler, Martin Göb, and Christian Voigtmann
  • Undergraduate Project
  • 2007
  • Title: "Evolving Classifiers – Participation in the 2007 Data Mining Cup"
2.2.3.5. Mirko Dietrich, Lado Kumsiashvili, and Alexander Podlich
  • Graduate Project
  • 2006
  • Title: "Erstellung einer grafischen Benutzeroberfläche für das DGPF"
2.2.3.6. Mark Kirchhoff
  • Undergraduate Project
  • 2006
  • Title: "Implementierung von Simulated Annealing in einem DGPF"
  • Joint Publications:
    • Thomas Weise, Steffen Bleul, Marc Kirchhoff, and Kurt Geihs. Semantic Web Service Composition for Service-Oriented Architectures. In Proceedings of IEEE Joint Conference on E-Commerce Technology (10th CEC) and Enterprise Computing, E-Commerce and E-Services (5th EEE) (CEC/EEE'08), pages 355-358, Washington, DC, USA, July 21–24, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-7695-3340-7, Piscataway, NJ, USA: IEEE Computer Society.
      doi:10.1109/CECandEEE.2008.148
      Indexing: EI:20091512027447, WOS:000265327500049

    • Ranked third at the international Web Service Challenge (WSC'08, Washington), 2008.
      Accompanying Publication: Thomas Weise, Steffen Bleul, Marc Kirchhoff, and Kurt Geihs. Semantic Web Service Composition for Service-Oriented Architectures. In Proceedings of IEEE Joint Conference on E-Commerce Technology (10th CEC) and Enterprise Computing, E-Commerce and E-Services (5th EEE) (CEC/EEE'08), pages 355-358, Washington, DC, USA, July 21-24, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-7695-3340-7, Piscataway, NJ, USA: IEEE Computer Society. doi:10.1109/CECandEEE.2008.148

2.2.3.7. Stefan Niemczyk
  • Undergraduate Project
  • 2006
  • Title: "Lösen mathematischer Funktionen und Sudokus mit Hilfe des DGPF"
  • Following Occupation: [see above]