Conferences

2015:

  • Fernandes, C., Pontes, A., Viana, J., & Gaspar-cunha, A. (2015). Multi-Objective Optimization of Gate Location and Processing Conditions in Injection Molding Using MOEAs : Experimental Assessment. In A. Gaspar-Cunha, C. H. Antunes, & C. C. Coello (Eds.), EMO 2015 - 8th International Conference on Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization (LNCS 9019) (pp. 373–387). Guimarães, Portugal: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-15892-1
  • Pedro, L. R., Hiroshi, R., Takahashi, C., & Gaspar-Cunha, A. (2015). A Model for the Decision-Maker Preferences in a Polymer Extrusion Process. In A. Gaspar-Cunha, C. H. Antunes, & C. C. Coello (Eds.), EMO 2015 - 8th International Conference on Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization (LNCS 9019) (pp. 355–372). Guimarães, Portugal: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-15892-1

2014:

  • Cunha, A. G., Ferreira, J. C., & Covas, J. A. (2014). Selection of Solutions in Multi-Objective Optimization : Decision Making and Robustness Application to Polymer Extrusion. In IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (IEEE SSCI 2014). Orlando, USA.
  • Delva, L., Ragaert, K., Degrieck, J., Cardon, L., & Gaspar-Cunha, A. (2014). Effect of twin-screw configuration on the mechanical and morphological properties of montmorillonite filled polypropylene. In International Conference on Polymers and Moulds Innovations - PMI 2014. Guimarães, Portugal.
  • Faccioli, R. A., Gaspar-Cunha, A., Defelicibus, A., Bortot, L. O., & Delbem, A. C. B. (2014). Reduced Pareto Set Genetic Algorithm : Application to Protein Structure Prediction. In 5th International Conference on Metaheuristics and Nature Inspired Computing - META’2014. Marrakech, Morocco.

2013:

  • R. Datta, M. F. P. Costa, A. Gaspar-Cunha, and K. Deb, “An Evolutionary Algorithm based Pattern Search Approach for Constrained Optimization,” in CEC 2013 - IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, 2013.

2012:

  • A. Gaspar-Cunha and J. A. Covas, “Resolução de Problemas Complexos de Engenharia Utilizando Algoritmos Evolutivos Multiobjetivo,” in CLAIO/SBPO2012, 2012.
  • L. Delva, T. Van De Keere, J. Degrieck, R. Alves, A. Gaspar-Cunha, and L. Cardon, “Extrusion and characterization of nanoclay filled polypropylene,” in 5th Polymers & Moulds Innovations Conference, 2012, pp. 38–42.
  • O. Michelangelli, A. Gaspar-Cunha, and J. A. Covas, “Study of Solids Conveying in Single Screw Extruders Based on Flow Dynamics and Structure of Solid Pellets,” in XVIth International Congress on Rheology, 2012.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, G. Recio, L. Costa, and C. Estébanez, “Feature Selection in Bankruptcy Prediction Using EMO,” in 4th International Conference on Metaheuristics and Nature Inspired Computing - META2012, 2012.

2011:

  • A. Gaspar-Cunha and J. A. Covas, “A scaling-up methodology for co-rotating twin-screw extruders,” in PPS 27 - Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Society Annual Meeting, 2011, pp. 1–6.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, D. Loyens, and F. W. J. Van Hattum, “Aesthetic Design Using Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms,” in EMO 2011 - Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization, 2011, Lecture No., pp. 374–388.
  • O. Michelangelli, M. Yamanoi, A. Gaspar-Cunha, and J. A. Covas, “Flow Dynamics and Structure of solid pellets along the channel of a single screw extruder,” in PPS 27 - Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Society Annual Meeting, 2011, pp. 8–11.
  • S. M. Cunha, A. Gaspar-Cunha, and J. A. Covas, “Morphology Development of Immiscible Polymer Blends during Melting in Single- Screw Extruders : Effect of Composition and Compatibilization,” in PPS 27 - Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Society Annual Meeting, 2011, pp. 1–4.
  • J. Ferreira, A. Gaspar-Cunha, and C. M. Fonseca, “Experimental evaluation of some preference parametrization schemes,” in 21st International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM), 2011.

2010:

  • M.F.P. Costa and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “Assessment of an hybrid multi-objective pattern search filter method,” 2nd International Conference on Engineering Optimization, Lisbon: 2010.
  • S.M. Cunha, A. Gaspar-Cunha, and J.A. Covas, “Melting of polymer blends and concomitant morphology development in single screw extruders,” Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Society Annual Meeting (PPS-26), Banff, Canada: 2010.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, “Feature Selection Using Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms: Application to Cardiac SPECT Diagnosis,” Advances in Bioinformatics, M.P. Rocha, F. Fernández Riverola, H. Shatkay, and J.M. Corchado, eds., Guimarães, Portugal: Springer-Verlag Berlin / Heidelberg, 2010, pp. 85-92.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, C. Fernandes, J. Viana, and A. Pontes, “Multi-objective optimization of injection moulding,” Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Society Annual Meeting (PPS-26), Banff, Canada: 2010.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, F. Mendes, J. Duarte, A. Vieira, B. Ribeiro, A. Ribeiro, and J.C. Neves, “Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms for Feature Selection: Application in Bankruptcy Prediction,” Simulated Evolution and Learning, K. Deb, A. Bhattacharya, N. Chakraborti, P. Chakroborty, S. Das, J. Dutta, S. Gupta, A. Jain, V. Aggarwal, J. Branke, S. Louis, and K. Tan, eds., Berlin Heidelberg: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2010, pp. 319-328.
  • F. Mendes, J. Duarte, A. Vieira, and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “Feature Selection for Bankruptcy Prediction: A Multi-Objective Optimization Approach,” Soft Computing in Industrial Applications, X.-Z. Gao, A. Gaspar-Cunha, M. Köppen, G. Schaefer, and J. Wang, eds., Berlin Heidelberg: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2010, pp. 109-115.
  • B. Ribeiro, C. Silva, A. Vieira, A. Gaspar-Cunha, and J.C. Neves, “Financial Distress Model Prediction using SVM +,” IEEE World Congress on Computational Information, Barcelone, Spain: 2010.
  • C. Teixeira, J.A. Covas, and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “A global modelling program for co-rotating twin-screw extruders,” Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Society Annual Meeting (PPS-26), 2010.
  • C. Teixeira, J.A. Covas, T. Stützle, and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “Optimization of Co-rotating Twin-Screw Extruders Using Pareto Local Search,” Soft Computing in Industrial Applications, X.-Z. Gao, A. Gaspar-Cunha, M. Köppen, G. Schaefer, and J. Wang, eds., Berlin Heidelberg: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2010, pp. 3-10.

2009:

  • J.A. Covas and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “Use of Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithms in Extrusion Scale-Up,” Applications of Soft Computing, E. Avineri, M. Köppen, K. Dahal, Y. Sunitiyoso, and R. Roy, eds., Berlin Heidelberg: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2009, pp. 86-94.
  • S.M. Cunha, A. Gaspar-Cunha, and J.A. Covas, “Melting of polymer blends in single-screw extrusion - an experimental study,” International Journal of Material Forming, vol. 2, Dec. 2009, pp. 729-732.
  • C. Fernandes, A. Pontes, J. Viana, and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “Using Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithms in the Optimization of Polymer Injection Molding,” Applications of Soft Computing, J. Mehnen, M. Köppen, A. Saad, and A. Tiwari, eds., Berlin Heidelberg: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2009, pp. 357-365.
  • J. Ferreira, C. Fonseca, and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “Assessing the quality of the relation between scalarizing function parameters and solutions in multiobjective optimization,” 2009 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation CEC2009, IEEE Press, 2009, pp. 1131-1136.
  • S. Gama, C. Fernandes, and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “Métodos espectrais aplicados ao filme de Fundido de um processo de extrusão de Polímeros,” Congreso de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería 2009, Barcelona: SEMNI, España 2009, 2009, pp. 1-17.
  • F. Mendes, V. Sousa, M.F.P. Costa, and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “Multi-Objective Memetic Algorithm using Pattern Search Filter Methods Memetic Multi-Objective Algorithm,” EU/MEeting 2009, Porto, Portugal: 2009.
  • C. Teixeira, J.A. Covas, T. Stützle, and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “Application of Pareto Local Search and Multi-Objective Ant Colony Algorithms to the Optimization of Co-Rotating Twin Screw Extruders Twin-screw Extrusion Configuration Problem Multi-Objective Optimization,” EU/Meeting 2009, Porto, Portugal: 2009.

2008:

  • N. Domingues, A. Gaspar-Cunha, and J.A. Covas, “Global Mixing Indices for Single Screw Extrusion,” Proceedings of the 11th Esaform Conference on Material Forming, Lyon, France: 2008.
  • N. Domingues, A. Gaspar-Cunha, and J.A. Covas, “Assessing the Mixing Performance of Extruders : Indices and,” Proceedings of the Plastic Extrusion Asia 2008 Conference, Bangkok, Thailand: 2008.
  • N. Domingues, A. Gaspar-Cunha, and J.A. Covas, “The use of global mixing indices to assess mixing efficiency in single screw extrusion,” Proceedings of the Polymer processing Society Annual Meeting (PPS 24), Salerno, Italy: 2008.
  • N. Domingues, A. Gaspar-Cunha, and J.A. Covas, “Re-visiting extrusion scale-up,” Proceedings of the 11th Esaform Conference on Material Forming, Lyon, France: 2008.
  • N. Domingues, A. Gaspar-Cunha, J.A. Covas, M. Camesasca, M. Kaufman, and I. Manas-Zloczower, “Numerical and experimental study of agglomerate dispersion in polymer extrusion,” Proceedings of the Polymer processing Society Annual Meeting (PPS 24), Salerno: 2008.
  • C. Fernandes, J. Viana, A. Pontes, and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “Setting of the Operative Processing Window in Injection Moulding Using a Multi-Optimization Approach: Experimental Assessment,” Proceedings of the 11th Esaform Conference on Material Forming, Lyon, France: 2008.
  • J. Ferreira, C. Fonseca, and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “Selection of solutions in a multi-objective environment: polymer extrusion a case study,” Evolutionary Methods For Design, Optimization and Control, P. Neittaanmäki, J. Périaux, and T. Tuovinen, eds., Barcelona: CIMNE, 2008, pp. 197-202.

2007:

  • N. Domingues, A. Gaspar-Cunha, and J.A. Covas, “Predicting Distributive and Dispersive Mixing in Polymer Extrusion,” NUMIFORM’07, Materials Processing and Design: Modelling, Simulation and Applications, Porto, Portugal: 2007.
  • N. Domingues, A. Gaspar-Cunha, J.A. Covas, and I. Manas-Zloczower, “Computational and Experimental Study of Mixing in a Single Screw Extruder,” 10th Esaform Conference on Material Forming, E. Cueto and F. Chinesta, eds., Zaragoza, Spain: 2007.
  • J. Ferreira, C. Fonseca, and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “Methodology to select solutions from the pareto-optimal set: a comparative study,” 2007 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference GECCO2007, D. Thierens, ed., London, UK: ACM Press, 2007, pp. 789-796.
  • J. Ferreira, C. Fonseca, and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “A New Methodology to Select the Preferred Solutions from the Pareto Optimal Set: Application to Polymer Extrusion,” 10th Esaform Conference on Material Forming, E. Cueto and F. Chinesta, eds., Zaragoza, Spain: 2007.
  • H. Hong, J.A. Covas, and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “The Use of DEM to Capture the Dynamics of the Flow of Solid Pellets in a Single Screw Extruder,” NUMIFORM’07, Materials Processing and Design: Modelling, Simulation and Applications, Porto, Portugal: 2007.
  • C. Teixeira, R. Faria, J.A. Covas, and A. Gaspar-Cunha, “Modelling Flow and Heat Transfer in Co Rotating Twin Screw Extruders,” 10th Esaform Conference on Material Forming, E. Cueto and F. Chinesta, eds., Zaragoza, Spain: 2007, p. 980.

-2006:

  • C. Teixeira, R. Faria, J.A. Covas, A. Gaspar-Cunha, Solving the Twin Screw Extrusion Configuration Problem - A Plasticating Modeling Program, Fifth International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, September 2006.
  • J. M. Nóbrega, O. S. Carneiro, A. Gaspar-Cunha, Optimising the Calibration System Layout in Profile Extrusion, Fifth International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, September 2006.
  • N. Domingues, M. Camesasca, M. Kaufman, I. Manas-Zloczower, A. Gaspar-Cunha, J. António Covas, Modeling Agglomerate Dispersion In Single Screw Extruders, Antec 2006 – SPE Annual Technical Conference, Charlotte, NC, USA, May 2006.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, J.A. Covas, Robustness using Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms, WSC10 – 10th Online World Conference in Soft Computing in Industrial Applications, (http://www.cranfield.ac.uk/wsc10/), ISBN: 3-540-29123-7, pp. 189-193, 2005.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, A Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm for Solving Traveling Salesman Problems: Application to the Design of Polymer Extruders, ICCANGA 2005, 7th International Conference on Adaptive and Natural Computing Algorithms, ISBN 3-211-24934-6, March, Coimbra, Portugal, 2005.
  • N. Domingues, A. Gaspar-Cunha, J.A. Covas, Modelling of Mixing in Single Screw Extruders, Materiais 2005, Aveiro, Portugal, 2005.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, J.C. Viana, Setting up the Operating Window in Injection Moulding: Application of Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms, PPS 21, Leipzig, Germany, 2005.
  • F.W.J. van Hattum, A. Gaspar-Cunha, M.L. Lake, and C.A. Bernardo, Optimisation of the low-shear compounding of carbon nanofibre / polymer composites, 11th European Conference on Composite Materials - ECCM-11, Rhodes, Greece, 2004.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, B. Vergnes, J.A. Covas, Towards the design of co-rotating twin-screw extruders: selecting the location of a set of screw elements, PPS 20, Akron, USA, 2004.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, Armando S. Vieira, A Hybrid Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm Using an Inverse Neural Network, Hybrid Metaheuristics (HM 2004) Workshop at ECAI 2004, ISBN 3-00-015331-4, Valencia, Spain, pp. 25-30, 2004.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, L. Gonçalves, J.A. Covas, Application of Evolutionary Algorithms to the Design of Barrier Screws for Single Screw Extruders, 9th Online World Conference on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications, September- October, On the World Wide Web (http://www.cs.nmt.edu/~wsc9/ ), ISBN: 3-540-31649-3, 2004.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, A.S. Vieira, C.M. Fonseca, Multi-Objective Optimization: Hybridization of an Evolutionary Algorithm with Artificial Neural Networks for fast Convergence, Workshop on Design and Evaluation of Advanced Hybrid Meta-Heuristics, November, Nottingham, UK, 2004.
  • P. Figueiredo, A. Gaspar-Cunha, M. Cerqueira, J. Pereira, P. Pereira, A. Marcos, J. Covas, J. Cunha, A. Fonseca, A. Simões, E-xtruder.net: An environment for extrusion simulation, RDP 2004, October, Marinha Grande, Portugal, 2004.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, J.A. Covas, A real-World Test Problem for EMO Algorithms, Second Int. Conf. on Evol. Multi-Objective Optimization (EMO’2003), ISBN 3-540-01869-7, Faro, Portugal, pp. 752-766, 2003.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, A., Vieira, A., A Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm Using Approximate Fitness Evaluation, in International Congress on Evolutionary Methods for Design, Optimization and Control with Applications to Industrial Problems EUROGEN 2003, G. Bugeda, J. A- Désidéri, J. Periaux, M. Schoenauer and G. Winter (Eds), CIMNE, Barcelona, 2003.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, A.V. Machado, J.A. Covas, Modeling of the Grafting of Maleic Anhydride onto Polyethylene in an Extruder, Materiais 2003, Lisboa, Portugal, 2003.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, J. A. Covas, B. Vergnes, An optimisation methodology for setting the operating conditions in twin screw extrusion, PPS-18 Annual Meeting, Guimarães, Portugal, July 2002.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, J.A. Covas, - RPSGAe - A Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm with Elitism: Application to Polymer Extrusion, Workshop on Multiple Objective Metaheuristics, Carre des Sciences, Paris, France, November 2002.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, - RPSGAe - Reduced Pareto Set Genetic Algorithm: A Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm with Elitism, Workshop on Multiple Objective Metaheuristics, Carre des Sciences, Paris, France, November 2002 .
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, J. A. Covas, Designing Screws for Polymer Extrusion, 4th Esaform Conf. on Material Forming, pp. 793-796, 2001.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, J. A. Covas, B. Vergnes, Optimization of Polymer Twin-Screw Extrusion using Genetic Algorithms, in International Congress on Evolutionary Methods for Design, Evolutionary Methods for Design, Optimization and Control with Applications to Industrial Problems EUROGEN 2001, K.C. Giannakoglou, D.T. Tsahalis, J. Periaux, K.D. Papailiou, T. Fogarty (Eds.), ISBN 84-89925-97-6, Athens, Greece, p. 355-360, 2002.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, J. A. Covas, Design Of Extrusion Screws Using An Optimisation Approach, ANTEC´2001 Proceedings of the 59th Annual Technical Conference, Vol XLVII, Dallas, TX, May 6-10, Society of Plastics Engineers, pp 369-375, 2001.
  • A. Gaspar-Cunha, P. Oliveira, J.A. Covas, Use of Genetic Algorithms in Multicriteria Optimization to Solve Industrial Problems, Seventh Int. Conf. on Genetic Algorithms, ISBN 1-55860-487-1, Michigan, USA, pp. 682-688, 1997.
  • J.A. Covas, P. Oliveira, A. Gaspar-Cunha, Optimisation of Plasticating Single Screw Extrusion, Nuphymat´96, Sophia-Antipolis, France, pp. 101-106,1996.