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Sarah L Thomson, PhD Researcher

About

Hi! I'm a fourth year PhD student ardently and diligently researching evolutionary computation for combinatorial optimisation problems. I am fully proficient in: C, Python, Java, and R. Please read my CV below and feel free to contact me! Many thanks, and have a positive and productive day!

Email: s.l.thomson@stir.ac.uk

Room: Room 4B101, Cottrell Building, University of Stirling

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Publications

Title: Inferring Future Landscapes: Sampling the Local Optima Level (*Accepted*)
Publisher: Evolutionary Computation Journal (ECJ)
Type of publication: journal article
Authors: Sarah L. Thomson, Gabriela Ochoa, Sebastien Verel, Nadarajen Veerapen

Title: The Local Optima Level in Chemotherapy Schedule Optimisation (*Accepted*)
Publisher: The 20th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimisation (EvoCOP, part of EvoStar 2020)
Type of publication: conference paper
Authors: Sarah L. Thomson, Gabriela Ochoa

Title: Clarifying the Difference in Local Optima Network Sampling Algorithms (*Nominated for Best Paper*)
Publisher: The 19th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimisation (EvoCOP, part of EvoStar 2019)
Type of publication: conference paper
Link to paper
Authors: Sarah L. Thomson, Gabriela Ochoa, Sebastien Verel

Title: Multifractality and Dimensional Determinism in Local Optima Networks
Publisher: The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (2018)
Type of publication: conference paper
Link to paper
Authors: Sarah L. Thomson, Sebastien Verel, Gabriela Ochoa, Nadarajen Veerapen and David Cairns

Title: On the Fractal Nature of Local Optima Networks (Nominated for Best Student Paper)
Publisher: The 18th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimisation (EvoCOP, part of EvoStar 2018)
Type of publication: conference paper
Link to paper
Authors: Sarah L. Thomson, Sebastien Verel, Gabriela Ochoa, Nadarajen Veerapen, Paul Mcmenemey

Title: Comparing Communities of Optima with Funnels in Combinatorial Fitness Landscapes
Publisher: The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (2017)
Type of publication: conference paper
Link to paper
Authors: Sarah L. Thomson, Fabio Daolio, and Gabriela Ochoa.

Title: The Effect of Landscape Funnels in QAPLIB Instances
Publisher: The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (Companion Proceedings, 2017)
Type of publication: workshop conference paper
Link to paper
Authors: Sarah L. Thomson, Gabriela Ochoa, Fabio Daolio, and Nadarajen Veerapen



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Sarah Thomson, PhD Researcher


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