Tutorials and Invited Talks


  1. "Data-Driven Evolutionary Algorithms," the 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2015), May 25-28, 2015, Sendai, Japan.(Co-presented with Dr. Kai Qin)

  2. "Collaborative Learning and Optimization," The 18th Asia Pacific Symposium on Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems (IES2014), November 10-12, 2014, Singapore.(Co-presented with Dr. Kai Qin)

  3. "An Introduction to Evolutionary Optimization: Recent Theoretical and Practical Advances," The 23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, August 3-9, 2013, Beijing, China. (Co-presented with Dr. Yang Yu, Prof. Xin Yao and Prof. Zhi-Hua Zhou)
    [slides of my session (Recent Advances on Practical Evolutionary Optimization)]

Invited Talks at Conferences/Workshops

  1. Invited Talk, "Data-driven Evolutionary Algorithms," The Workshop on Intelligent Computing for Big Data organized by the Xi'an Jiaotong University, April 18-19, 2015, Xi'an, China.

  2. Invited Talk, "Data-driven Meta-heuristic Search," The Workshop on Computational Intelligence organized by the City University of Hong Kong, December 5-6, 2014, Hong Kong, China.

  3. Invited Talk, "Multi-objective Evolutionary Approaches for ROC Performance Maximization," The 2014 International Workshop on Neural Computational and Machine Intelligence (NCMI'14), July 14-15, 2014, Hefei, China.

  4. Invited Keynote Speech, "Recent Advances in Data-driven Evolutionary Computation," The 5th International Workshop on Swarm Intelligence Systems (IWSIS 2014), June 6-8, 2014, Nanchang, China.

  5. Invited Talk, "Evolutionary Computation Approaches for Class Imbalanced Learning," The 2013 Chinese Workshop on Intelligent Optimization and Computation, August 16-17, 2013, Xiangtan, Hunan, China.

  6. Invited Talk, "Real-valued Evolutionary Optimization: Algorithms and Applications," The 2009 Chinese Workshop on Intelligent Perception and Image Understanding, October 15-19, 2009, Xi'an, China.

  7. Invited Talk, "Feature Selection in Bioinformatics", The 2008 UK-China Joint Workshop on ˇ°From Nature to Computing and Back", February 21-24, 2008, Shanghai, China.

Other Invited Talks

  1. "Improving Estimation of Distribution Algorithms by Detecting Promising Areas," School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, March 17, 2015, Birmingham, UK.

  2. "Data-driven Meta-heuristic Search," School of Software Engineering, South China University of Technology, December 8, 2014, Guangzhou, China.

  3. "Incremental Learning for Big Data Analytics," Technology and Engineering Group, Tencent Inc., August 28, 2014, Shenzhen, China.

  4. "Evolutionary Algorithms for Large Scale Global Optimization," School of Computer Science, Wuhan University of Science and Technology, May 30, 2014, Wuhan, China.

  5. "Population-based Algorithm Portfolios," RMIT University, October 11, 2013, Melbourne, Australia.

  6. "Population-based Algorithm Portfolios," The University of Basque Country UPV/EHU, April 22, 2013, San Sebastian, Spain.

  7. "Surrogate-assisted Differential Evolution," Key Lab of Intelligent Perception and Image Understanding of Ministry of Education of China, Xidian University, October 28, 2012, Xi'an, China.

  8. "Evolutionary Algorithms for Large Scale Numerical Optimization," State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing, Wuhan University, May 21, 2011, Wuhan, China.

  9. "Evolutionary Algorithms for Large Scale Numerical Optimization," College of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Shenzhen University, December 8, 2010, Shenzhen, China.

  10. "Population-based Algorithm Portfolios for Numerical Optimization," School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, July 8, 2010, Changsha, China.

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