SAEOpt

Surrogate-Assisted Evolutionary Optimisation Workshop

SAEOpt 2016

On the 21st of July, 2016, the workshop took place in Denver, USA. The program for the workshop is given below.



Tile of the session /
Title of the talk
Session chair /
Presenting author
Session 1 Surrogates and Evolutionary Optimisation Jonathan FieldSend,
University of Exeter, UK.
14:00 - 14:50 Data-Driven Optimization of Complex Systems: Big Data Versus Small Data Yaochu Jin,
University of Surrey, UK.
14:50 - 15:40 The Use of Surrogates in Genetic Programming Juergen Branke,
University of Warwick, UK.
15:40 - 15:50 Open discussions on test problems and challenges in surrogate-assisted evolutionary optimisation
Session 2 Surrogates in Practice Dr Alma Rahat,
University of Exeter, UK.
16:10 - 16:45 Mining Markov Network Surrogates for Value Added Optimisation Alexander Brownlee,
University of Stirling, UK.
16:45 - 17:10 Uncertainty in Surrogate Models Handing Wang,
University of Surrey, UK.
17:10 - 17:35 Particle Swarm Optimization with Fitness Approximation for Expensive Problems Chaoli Sun,
University of Surrey, UK.
17:35 - 18:00 Adaptation of Surrogate Tasks for Bipedal Walk Optimization Patrick MacAlpine,
University of Texas at Austin, USA.
For a complete program of the conference, please visit the official program page.

Program Committee


SAEOpt 2017

On the 16th of July, 2017, the workshop was held in Berlin, Germany. It was an one-session workshop, and the session was chaired by Dr Alma Rahat. The program for the workshop is given below.



Title of the talk Presenting author
16:10 - 16:40 Enabling High-Dimensional Surrogate-Assisted Optimization by Using Sliding Windows B. Werth
16:40 - 17:10 Bayesian Optimization Approach of General Bi-Level Problems E. Keiffer
17:10 - 17:25 Surrogate-Based Evoltuionary Algorithm for Highly Constrained Design Problems C. Beauthier
17:25 - 17:55 Overview of Surrogate-Model Versions of CMA Evolution Strategy Z. Pitra
17:55 - 18:00 Discussions on the current challenges in surrogate-assisted evolutionary optimisation All participants


For a complete program of the conference, please visit the official program page.

Program Committee


SAEOpt 2018

On the 15th of July, 2018, the workshop was held in Kyoto, Japan. It was a half-session workshop, and the session was chaired by Dr Alma Rahat. The program for the workshop is given below.



Title of the talk Presenting author
10:20 - 10:45 Evaluating Surrogate Models for Multi-Objective Influence Maximization in Social Networks G. Iacca
10:45 - 11:10 Asynchronous Surrogate-Assisted Optimization Networks J. Kardar


For a complete program of the conference, please visit the official program booklet.

Program Committee


SAEOpt 2019

On the 13th of July, 2019, the workshop was held in Prague, Czech Republic. It was a two-session workshop, and the sessions was chaired by Dr Alma Rahat. The program for the workshop is given below.



Title of the talk Presenting author
14:00 - 14:50 Keynote speech: An Application Perspective on Surrogate-Assisted Optimisation Boris Naujoks
14:50 - 15:20 On the Use of Surrogate Models in Engineering Design Optimisation and Exploration Pramudita Palar
15:20 - 15:50 Benchmarking Surrogate-Assisted Genetic Recommender Systems Thomas Gabor
16:10 - 16:40 Prediction of Neural Network Performance by Phenotypic Modelling Alexander Hagg
16:40 - 17:10 Multi-Point Infill Sampling Strategies Exploiting Multiple Surrogate Models Charlotte Beauthier
17:10 - 17:40 Deadline-Driven Approach for Multi-Fidelity Surrogate-Assisted Environmental Model Calibration Nikolay Nikitin
17:40 - 18:00 On Benchmarking Surrogate-Assisted Evolutionary Algorithms Venessa Volz


For a complete program of the conference, please visit the official program website.

Program Committee