Journal papers

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@article{BeCDSU15,
  author = {Bellio, Ruggero and Ceschia, Sara and Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea and Urli, Tommaso},
  date-added = {2015-07-13 17:09:12 +0000},
  date-modified = {2015-09-18 10:19:23 +0000},
  journal = {Computers \& Operations Research},
  volume = 65,
  pages = {83-92},
  title = {Feature-based tuning of simulated annealing applied to the curriculum-based course timetabling problem},
  year = {2016},
  doi = {10.1016/j.cor.2015.07.002},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/BeCDSU15.pdf}
}
@article{SoBeTDN15,
  author = {Sortino, Marco and Belfio, Sandro and Totis, Giovanni and Di Gaspero, Luca and Nali, Marco},
  date-added = {2015-03-12 12:21:27 +0000},
  date-modified = {2015-07-13 18:11:45 +0000},
  doi = {10.1007/s00170-015-7011-8 },
  journal = {International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology},
  note = {Online first},
  title = {An Investigation on Swarm Intelligence Methods for the Optimization of Complex Part Programs in CNC Turning},
  year = {2105}
}
@article{DiRU15,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Rendl, Andrea and Urli, Tommaso},
  date-added = {2015-02-09 14:56:10 +0000},
  date-modified = {2015-03-12 12:33:04 +0000},
  doi = {10.1007/s10601-015-9182-1},
  journal = {Constraints},
  note = {Online first},
  title = {Balancing Bike Sharing Systems with Constraint Programming},
  year = {2015}
}
@article{PKAD14,
  author = {Gerhard Post and Jeffrey Kingston and Samad Ahmadi and Sophia Daskalaki and Christos Gogos and Jari Kyngas and Cimmo Nurmi and Nysret Musliu and Nelishia Pillay and Haroldo Santos and Andrea Schaerf},
  date-added = {2012-01-19 12:20:01 +0000},
  date-modified = {2012-01-19 12:20:01 +0000},
  doi = {10.1007/s10479-011-1012-2},
  issn = {0254-5330},
  journal = {Annals of Operations Research},
  number = {1},
  pages = {295-301},
  title = {{XHSTT}: an {XML} archive for high school timetabling problems in different countries},
  volume = {218},
  year = {2014}
}
@article{HDSS14,
  author = {Haspeslagh, Stefaan and De Causmaecker, Patrick and St{\o}levik, Martin and Schaerf, Andrea},
  doi = {10.1007/s10479-012-1062-0},
  issn = {0254-5330},
  journal = {Annals of Operations Research},
  number = {1},
  pages = {221-236},
  title = {The first international nurse rostering competition 2010},
  volume = {218},
  year = {2014}
}
@article{CeSc11b,
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Schaerf, Andrea},
  journal = {Journal of Heuristics},
  volume = {19},
  number = {2},
  issn = {1381-1231},
  pages = {275-294},
  title = {Local search for a multi-drop multi-container loading problem},
  year = {2013},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CeSc11b.pdf}
}
@article{CDGS11b,
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  doi = {10.1016/j.cor.2011.09.014},
  issn = {0305-0548},
  journal = {Computers \& Operations Research},
  number = 7,
  pages = {1615-1624},
  title = {Design, Engineering, and Experimental Analysis of a Simulated Annealing Approach to the Post-Enrolment Course Timetabling Problem},
  volume = 39,
  year = {2011},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CDGS11b.pdf}
}
@article{CeSc12a,
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Schaerf, Andrea},
  date-added = {2011-01-19 12:32:02 +0100},
  date-modified = {2012-08-08 14:39:21 +0000},
  doi = {10.1016/j.cor.2011.01.007},
  journal = {Computers \& Operations Research},
  number = 10,
  pages = {1452-1463},
  title = {Local Search and Lower Bounds for the Patient Admission Scheduling Problem},
  volume = 38,
  year = {2011},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CeSc12a.pdf}
}
@article{BeDS11,
  author = {Bellio, Ruggero and Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  citations = {19},
  date-added = {2011-01-14 10:46:43 +0100},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:12:33 +0000},
  doi = {10.1007/s10951-011-0224-2},
  journal = {Journal of Scheduling},
  number = {1},
  pages = {49--61},
  title = {Design and Statistical Analysis of a Hybrid Local Search Algorithm for Course Timetabling},
  volume = {15},
  year = {2012}
}
@article{ChDGS12,
  author = {Chiarandini, Marco and Di Gaspero, Luca and Gualandi, Stefano and Schaerf, Andrea},
  citations = {11},
  date-added = {2011-01-14 10:44:42 +0100},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:25:22 +0000},
  doi = {10.1007/s10732-011-9158-2},
  journal = {Journal of Heuristics},
  number = {1},
  pages = {119-148},
  title = {The Balanced Academic Curriculum Problem Revisited},
  volume = {18},
  year = {2012},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10732-011-9158-2}
}
@article{CeDS11,
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  doi = {10.1007/s10951-010-0213-x},
  issn = {1094-6136},
  journal = {Journal of Scheduling},
  number = {6},
  pages = {601--615},
  title = {Tabu Search Techniques for the Heterogeneous Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows and Carrier-Dependent Costs},
  volume = {14},
  year = {2011},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CeDS11.pdf}
}
@article{CDDM+10,
  author = {Coppola, Paolo and Della Mea, Vincenzo and Di Gaspero, Luca and Menegon, Davide and Mischis, Danny and Mizzaro, Stefano and Scagnetto, Ivan and Vassena, Luca},
  citations = {44},
  date-added = {2009-11-10 10:01:08 +0100},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:05:18 +0000},
  doi = {10.1109/MIS.2009.128},
  issn = {1541-1672},
  journal = {{IEEE} Intelligent Systems},
  number = {1},
  pages = {38--47},
  title = {The Context-Aware Browser},
  volume = {25},
  year = {2010},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MIS.2009.128}
}
@article{DiSTR11,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Di Tollo, Giacomo and Roli, Andrea and Schaerf, Andrea},
  citations = {18},
  date-added = {2009-11-03 14:54:49 +0100},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:19:37 +0000},
  doi = {10.1080/14697680903460168},
  issn = {1469-7688},
  journal = {Quantitative Finance},
  number = {10},
  pages = {1473--1488},
  title = {Hybrid Metaheuristics for Constrained Portfolio Selection Problem},
  volume = {11},
  year = {2011},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14697680903460168}
}
@article{MSPM+09,
  author = {McCollum, Barry and Schaerf, Andrea and Paechter, Ben and McMullan, Paul and Lewis, Rhyd and Parkes, Andrew J. and Di Gaspero, Luca and Qu, Rong and Burke, Edmund K.},
  citations = {148},
  date-added = {2009-05-04 10:43:19 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 15:59:51 +0000},
  doi = {10.1287/ijoc.1090.0320},
  issn = {1526-5528},
  journal = {INFORMS Journal on Computing},
  number = {1},
  pages = {120--130},
  title = {Setting the Research Agenda in Automated Timetabling: The Second International Timetabling Competition},
  volume = {22},
  year = {2010},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/ijoc.1090.0320}
}
@article{BDDS12,
  author = {Bonutti, Alex and De Cesco, Fabio and Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  citations = {42},
  date-added = {2008-06-29 09:40:54 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:07:01 +0000},
  doi = {10.1007/s10479-010-0707-0},
  issn = {0254-5330},
  journal = {Annals of Operations Research},
  number = {1},
  pages = {59--70},
  title = {Benchmarking Curriculum-Based Course Timetabling: Formulations, Data Formats, Instances, Validation, and Results},
  volume = {194},
  year = {2012},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10479-010-0707-0}
}
@article{DiRo08,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Roli, Andrea},
  citations = {20},
  date-added = {2008-02-05 09:33:49 +0100},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:08:37 +0000},
  doi = {10.1016/j.jalgor.2008.02.004},
  issn = {0196-6774},
  journal = {Journal of Algorithms in Logic, Informatics and Cognition},
  number = {1--3},
  pages = {55--69},
  title = {Stochastic local search for large-scale instances of the Haplotype Inference Problem by Parsimony},
  volume = {63},
  year = {2008},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalgor.2008.02.004}
}
@article{DDDM06b,
  author = {Della Mea, Vincenzo and Demartini, Gianluca and Di Gaspero, Luca and Mizzaro, Stefano},
  date-added = {2006-12-14 17:04:48 +0100},
  date-modified = {2006-12-18 12:47:22 +0100},
  issn = {1434-4653},
  journal = {Information Wissenschaft und Praxis},
  keywords = {information retrieval, metrics evaluations},
  number = {8},
  pages = {405--416},
  read = {No},
  title = {Measuring Retrieval Effectiveness with Average Distance Measure ({ADM})},
  volume = {57},
  year = {2006}
}
@article{DGKMSS07,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and G{\"a}rtner, Johannes and Kortsarz, Guy and Musliu, Nysret and Schaerf, Andrea and Slany, Wolfgang},
  citations = {31},
  date-added = {2006-05-08 19:39:11 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:07:31 +0000},
  doi = {10.1007/s10479-007-0221-1},
  issn = {0254-5330},
  journal = {Annals of Operations Research},
  keywords = {local search, employee scheduling},
  pages = {79--105},
  title = {The minimum shift design problem},
  volume = {155},
  year = {2007},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10479-007-0221-1}
}
@article{DiSc07,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  citations = {62},
  date-added = {2006-05-08 19:34:23 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:04:14 +0000},
  doi = {10.1007/s10732-006-9007-x},
  issn = {1381-1231},
  journal = {Journal of Heuristics},
  keywords = {multi-neighborhood, timetabling, local search},
  month = {April},
  number = {2},
  pages = {189--207},
  title = {A Composite-Neighborhood Tabu Search Approach to the Traveling Tournament Problem},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc06b.pdf},
  volume = {13},
  year = {2007},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc06b.pdf},
  bdsk-url-2 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10732-006-9007-x}
}
@article{Scha99b,
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea},
  journal = {CONSTRAINTS},
  keywords = {timetabling, sport scheduling, constraint logic programming},
  number = {1},
  pages = {43--65},
  title = {Scheduling Sport Tournaments using Constraint Logic Programming},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/Scha99b.pdf},
  volume = {4},
  year = 1999,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/Scha99b.pdf}
}
@article{MeSc03,
  author = {Meisels, Amnon and Schaerf, Andrea},
  journal = {Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence},
  keywords = {timetabling, workforce, constraints networks, local search},
  number = {1-2},
  pages = {41--59},
  title = {Modelling and Solving Employee Timetabling Problems},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/MeSc03.pdf},
  volume = {39},
  year = 2003,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/MeSc03.pdf}
}
@article{MuSS04,
  author = {Musliu, Nysret and Schaerf, Andrea and Slany, Wolfgang},
  journal = {European Journal of Operational Research},
  keywords = {timetabling, scheduling, workforce, local search},
  pages = {51--64},
  title = {Local Search for Shift Design},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/MuSS04.pdf},
  volume = {153},
  year = 2004,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/MuSS04.pdf}
}
@article{Scha02,
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea},
  journal = {Computational Economics},
  keywords = {portfolio selection, computational economics, local search},
  number = {3},
  pages = {177--190},
  title = {Local Search Techniques for Constrained Portfolio Selection Problems},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/Scha02.pdf},
  volume = {20},
  year = 2002,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/Scha02.pdf}
}
@article{DiSc04b,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  date-modified = {2005-10-09 12:37:45 +0200},
  journal = {Intelligenza Artificiale},
  keywords = {timetabling, university courses, local search},
  note = {In Italian},
  number = {3},
  pages = {47--54},
  selflag = {national},
  title = {Il problema della generazione automatica dell'orario delle lezioni: teoria e pratica},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc04b.pdf},
  volume = {1},
  year = 2004,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc04b.pdf}
}
@article{DiSc03,
  address = {Chirchester, United Kingdom},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  citations = {134},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 15:59:16 +0000},
  journal = {Software --- Practice \& Experience},
  keywords = {software engineering, local search, easylocal},
  month = {July},
  number = {8},
  pages = {733--765},
  publisher = {John Wiley \& Sons},
  title = {\textsc{EasyLocal++}: An object-oriented framework for flexible design of local search algorithms},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc03.pdf},
  volume = {33},
  year = {2003},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc03.pdf}
}
@article{ScCL00,
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea and Cadoli, Marco and Lenzerini, Maurizio},
  journal = {Software -- Practice \& Experience},
  keywords = {software engineering, local search, easylocal},
  number = {3},
  pages = {233--257},
  title = {\textsc{Local++}: A {C}++ Framework for Local Search Algorithms},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/ScCL00.pdf},
  volume = {30},
  year = 2000,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/ScCL00.pdf}
}
@article{CIPSV00,
  author = {Cadoli, Marco and Ianni, Giovambattista and Palopoli, Luigi and Schaerf, Andrea and Vasile, Domenico},
  journal = {Computer Languages},
  keywords = {expressivity, np-spec},
  pages = {165--195},
  title = {\textsc{NP-Spec}: An Executable Specification Language for Solving All Problems in NP},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CIPSV00.pdf},
  volume = {26},
  year = 2000,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CIPSV00.pdf}
}
@article{ABPS98,
  author = {Apt, Krzysztof R. and Brunekreef, Jacob and Partington, Vincent and Schaerf, Andrea},
  journal = {{ACM} Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems},
  keywords = {alma, hybrid languages},
  number = {5},
  pages = {1014--1066},
  title = {\textsf{Alma-0}: An Imperative Language that Supports Declarative Programming},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/ABPS98.pdf},
  volume = {20},
  year = 1998,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/ABPS98.pdf}
}
@article{CaSc05,
  author = {Cadoli, Marco and Schaerf, Andrea},
  doi = {10.1016/j.artint.2004.01.006},
  journal = {Artificial Intelligence},
  keywords = {expressivity, np-spec},
  pages = {89--120},
  title = {Compiling problem specifications into {SAT}},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CaSc05.pdf},
  volume = {162},
  year = 2005,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CaSc05.pdf},
  bdsk-url-2 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.artint.2004.01.006}
}
@article{ScST95,
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea and Shoham, Yoav and Tennenholtz, Moshe},
  journal = {Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research},
  keywords = {multi-agent systems},
  pages = {475--500},
  title = {Adaptive load balancing: a study in multi-agent learning},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/ScST95.pdf},
  volume = {2},
  year = 1995,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/ScST95.pdf}
}
@article{Scha99c,
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea},
  journal = {{IEEE} Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics--- Part A: Systems and Humans},
  keywords = {timetabling, high-school, local search},
  number = {4},
  pages = {368--377},
  title = {Local Search Techniques for Large High-School Timetabling Problems},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/Scha99c.pdf},
  volume = {29},
  year = 1999,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/Scha99c.pdf}
}
@article{DiSc06,
  address = {Dordrecht, the Netherlands},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  citations = {72},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:03:12 +0000},
  doi = {10.1007/s10852-005-9032-z},
  journal = {Journal of Mathematical Modeling and Algorithms},
  keywords = {multi-neighborhood, timetabling, local search},
  number = {1},
  pages = {65--89},
  publisher = {Springer Science+Business Media},
  title = {Neighborhood Portfolio Approach for Local Search applied to Timetabling Problems},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc06.pdf},
  volume = {5},
  year = {2006},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc06.pdf},
  bdsk-url-2 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10852-005-9032-z}
}
@article{Scha99,
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea},
  journal = {Artificial Intelligence Review},
  keywords = {timetabling, survey},
  number = {2},
  pages = {87--127},
  title = {A Survey of Automated Timetabling},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/Scha99.pdf},
  volume = {13},
  year = 1999,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/Scha99.pdf}
}
@article{CeSc12d,
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Schaerf, Andrea},
  doi = {10.1016/j.artmed.2012.09.001},
  issn = {0933--3657},
  journal = {Artificial Intelligence in Medicine},
  number = {3},
  pages = {199--205},
  publisher = {Elsevier B.V.},
  title = {Modeling and solving the dynamic patient admission scheduling problem under uncertainty},
  volume = {56},
  year = {2012},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CeSc12d.pdf}
}
@article{PDKMS2013,
  author = {Post, Gerhard and Di Gaspero, Luca and Kingston, Jeffrey H. and McCollum, Barry and Schaerf, Andrea},
  citations = {33},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:19:53 +0000},
  doi = {10.1007/s10479-013-1340-5},
  issn = {0254-5330},
  journal = {Annals of Operations Research},
  keywords = {High school timetabling; International timetabling competition},
  language = {English},
  pages = {69-75},
  publisher = {Springer US},
  title = {The Third International Timetabling Competition},
  url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10479-013-1340-5},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10479-013-1340-5},
  volume = {239},
  number = {1},
  year = {2016}
}
@article{CDGS14,
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  date-modified = {2013-04-10 09:06:12 +0000},
  doi = {10.1007/s10479-013-1358-8},
  issn = {0254-5330},
  journal = {Annals of Operations Research},
  keywords = {Timetabling; Simulated Annealing; Academic Planning; Mixed integer quadratic programming},
  language = {English},
  number = {1},
  pages = {147-163},
  publisher = {Springer US},
  title = {The generalized balanced academic curriculum problem with heterogeneous classes},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CDGS14.pdf},
  volume = {218},
  year = {2014}
}
@article{Cesc13,
  author = {Ceschia, Sara},
  doi = {10.3233/AIC-130563},
  journal = {AI Communications},
  pages = {325--326},
  title = {Local search algorithms for integrated logistics},
  volume = {26},
  year = {2013},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/AIC-130563}
}
@article{CeSS13,
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Schaerf, Andrea and St\"{u}tzle, Thomas},
  doi = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cie.2013.07.025},
  issn = {0360-8352},
  journal = {Computers \& Industrial Engineering},
  number = {4},
  pages = {1138--1149},
  title = {Local search techniques for a routing-packing problem},
  volume = {66},
  year = {2013},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CeSS13.pdf}
}
@article{CeSc16,
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Schaerf, Andrea},
  doi = {10.1007/s10951-014-0407-8},
  issn = {1094-6136},
  journal = {Journal of Scheduling},
  keywords = {Patient admission scheduling; Patient bed assignment; Operating rooms; Local search},
  language = {English},
  volume = 19,
  number = 4,
  pages = {377--389},
  publisher = {Springer US},
  title = {Dynamic patient admission scheduling with operating room constraints, flexible horizons, and patient delays},
  year = 2016,
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CeSc14.pdf}
}
@article{BaST15,
  year = {2015},
  issn = {0254-5330},
  journal = {Annals of Operations Research},
  doi = {10.1007/s10479-015-2061-8},
  title = {Feature-based tuning of single-stage simulated annealing for examination timetabling},
  publisher = {Springer US},
  author = {Battistutta, Michele and Schaerf, Andrea and Urli, Tommaso},
  pages = {1-16},
  note = {Online first}
}
@article{Scha15,
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea},
  title = {Comments on: An overview of curriculum-based course timetabling},
  journal = {TOP},
  year = {2015},
  volume = {23},
  number = {2},
  pages = {362--365},
  issn = {1863-8279},
  doi = {10.1007/s11750-015-0365-0},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/Scha15.pdf}
}
@article{BCMS16,
  author = {Bonutti, Alex
and Ceschia, Sara
and De Cesco, Fabio
and Musliu, Nysret
and Schaerf, Andrea},
  title = {Modeling and solving a real-life multi-skill shift design problem},
  journal = {Annals of Operations Research},
  year = {2016},
  pages = {1--18},
  note = {Online first},
  issn = {1572-9338},
  doi = {10.1007/s10479-016-2175-7}
}

Books

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@book{DiSS13,
  address = {New York, USA},
  date-added = {2013-04-08 09:24:38 +0000},
  date-modified = {2013-04-08 09:26:54 +0000},
  editor = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea and St\"utzle, Thomas},
  isbn = {978-1-4614-6321-4},
  publisher = {Springer Science+Business Media},
  series = {OR/CS},
  title = {Advances in Metaheuristics},
  year = {2013}
}
@book{MIC2011-proceedings,
  address = {Udine, Italy},
  date-added = {2012-01-19 12:39:02 +0000},
  date-modified = {2014-07-27 09:06:36 +0000},
  editor = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea and St\"{u}tzle, Thomas},
  isbn = {978-88-900984-3-7},
  month = {July 25--28},
  note = {Electronic proceedings},
  publisher = {Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica, Gestionale e Meccanica - Universit{\`a} degli Studi di Udine},
  title = {Proceedings of the 9th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2011)},
  year = {2011}
}
@book{BBDRSS09,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  date-added = {2009-10-15 13:26:20 +0200},
  date-modified = {2010-03-12 12:09:22 +0100},
  editor = {Blesa Aguilera, Maria J. and Blum, Christian and Di Gaspero, Luca and Roli, Andrea and Sampels, Michael and Schaerf, Andrea},
  isbn = {978-3-642-04917-0},
  pages = {179},
  publisher = {Springer-Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Hybrid Metaheuristics 6th International Workshop, HM 2009 Udine, Italy, October 16-17, 2009 Proceedings},
  volume = {5818},
  year = {2009}
}

Edited books or collections

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@book{DiSS13,
  address = {New York, USA},
  date-added = {2013-04-08 09:24:38 +0000},
  date-modified = {2013-04-08 09:26:54 +0000},
  editor = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea and St\"utzle, Thomas},
  isbn = {978-1-4614-6321-4},
  publisher = {Springer Science+Business Media},
  series = {OR/CS},
  title = {Advances in Metaheuristics},
  year = {2013}
}
@book{MIC2011-proceedings,
  address = {Udine, Italy},
  date-added = {2012-01-19 12:39:02 +0000},
  date-modified = {2014-07-27 09:06:36 +0000},
  editor = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea and St\"{u}tzle, Thomas},
  isbn = {978-88-900984-3-7},
  month = {July 25--28},
  note = {Electronic proceedings},
  publisher = {Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica, Gestionale e Meccanica - Universit{\`a} degli Studi di Udine},
  title = {Proceedings of the 9th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2011)},
  year = {2011}
}
@book{BBDRSS09,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  date-added = {2009-10-15 13:26:20 +0200},
  date-modified = {2010-03-12 12:09:22 +0100},
  editor = {Blesa Aguilera, Maria J. and Blum, Christian and Di Gaspero, Luca and Roli, Andrea and Sampels, Michael and Schaerf, Andrea},
  isbn = {978-3-642-04917-0},
  pages = {179},
  publisher = {Springer-Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Hybrid Metaheuristics 6th International Workshop, HM 2009 Udine, Italy, October 16-17, 2009 Proceedings},
  volume = {5818},
  year = {2009}
}

Chapters of edited books

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@incollection{DiGa15,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca},
  booktitle = {Springer Handbook of Computational Intelligence - Part E},
  chapter = {62},
  date-added = {2015-03-12 12:24:03 +0000},
  date-modified = {2015-03-12 12:35:00 +0000},
  editor = {Neumann, Frank and Witt, Carsten and Merz, Peter and Raidl, G{\"u}nther},
  pages = {1227--1239},
  publisher = {Springer-Verlag},
  title = {Integration of Metaheuristics and Constraint Programming},
  year = {2015}
}
@incollection{DiGMSSS13,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and G\"artner, Johannes and Musliu, Nysret and Schaerf, Andrea and Schafhauser, Werner and Slany, Wolfgang},
  booktitle = {Automated Scheduling and Planning - From Theory to Practice},
  date-added = {2013-08-02 13:51:34 +0000},
  date-modified = {2013-08-02 13:58:51 +0000},
  doi = {10.1007/978-3-642-39304-4_5},
  editor = {Etaner-Uyar, A. {\c{S}}ima and \"Ozcan, Ender and Urquhart, Neil},
  isbn = {978-3-642-39303-7},
  pages = {109--127},
  publisher = {Springer-Verlag},
  series = {Studies in Computational Intelligence},
  title = {Automated Shift Design and Break Scheduling},
  volume = {505},
  year = {2013}
}
@incollection{CiDD13,
  author = {Cipriano, Raffaele and Di Gaspero, Luca and Dovier, Agostino},
  booktitle = {Hybrid Metaheuristics},
  citations = {4},
  date-added = {2012-08-08 14:39:03 +0000},
  date-modified = {2013-05-06 13:06:52 +0000},
  doi = {10.1007/978-3-642-30671-6_15},
  editor = {Talbi, El-Ghazali},
  pages = {389--414},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  series = {Studies in Computational Intelligence},
  title = {A Multi-paradigm Tool for Large Neighborhood Search},
  url = {http://dx.medra.org/10.1007/978-3-642-30671-6_15},
  volume = 434,
  year = 2013,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://dx.medra.org/10.1007/978-3-642-30671-6_15},
  bdsk-url-2 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-30671-6_15},
  bdsk-url-3 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-30671-6%5C_15}
}
@incollection{DiSc07a,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Engineering Stochastic Local Search Algorithms. Designing, Implementing and Analyzing Effective Heuristics, International Workshop, SLS 2007, Brussels, Belgium, September 6-8, 2007, Proceedings},
  citations = {9},
  date-added = {2007-08-21 14:54:46 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:17:35 +0000},
  editor = {St\"{u}tzle, Thomas and Birattari, Mauro and Hoos, Holger H.},
  isbn = {978-3-540-74445-0},
  keywords = {software engineering, local search, easylocal},
  number = {4683},
  pages = {177--181},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  title = {\textsc{EasySyn++}: A Tool for Automatic Synthesis of Stochastic Local Search Algorithms},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc07a.pdf},
  year = {2007},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc07a.pdf}
}
@incollection{DiSc02,
  address = {Boston (MA), USA},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Optimization Software Class Libraries},
  citations = {27},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:23:53 +0000},
  editor = {Vo\ss{}, Stefan and Woodruff, David L.},
  keywords = {timetabling, software engineering, easylocal, local search},
  publisher = {Kluwer Academic Publisher},
  series = {OR/CS},
  title = {Writing Local Search Algorithms using \textsc{EasyLocal++}},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc02.pdf},
  year = {2002},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc02.pdf}
}
@incollection{DGKMSS04,
  address = {Boston (MA), USA},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and G{\"a}rtner, Johannes and Kortsarz, Guy and Musliu, Nysret and Schaerf, Andrea and Slany, Wolfgang},
  booktitle = {Metaheuristics: Progress as Real Problem Solvers},
  chapter = {7},
  date-modified = {2005-10-07 18:21:03 +0200},
  editor = {Ibaraki, Toshihide and Nonobe, Koji and Yagiura, Mutsunori},
  keywords = {workforce, scheduling, local search, multi-neighborhood, hybrid optimization},
  pages = {159--180},
  publisher = {Kluwer Academic Publishers},
  title = {Theory and practice of the minimum shift design problem},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DGKMSS04.pdf},
  year = 2005,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DGKMSS04.pdf}
}

Papers in collections

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@incollection{DiGMSSS10,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and G\"artner, Johannes and Musliu, Nysret and Schaerf, Andrea and Schafhauser, Werner and Slany, Wolfgang},
  booktitle = {Hybrid Metaheuristics 7th International Workshop, HM 2010 Vienna, Austria, October 1-2, 2010 Proceedings},
  citations = {11},
  date-added = {2010-10-14 14:01:03 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:22:43 +0000},
  editor = {Blesa Aguilera, Maria J. and Blum, Christian and Raidl, G{\"u}nther and Roli, Andrea and Sampels, Michael},
  isbn = {978-3-642-16053-0},
  pages = {46--61},
  publisher = {Springer-Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {A Hybrid {LS-CP} Solver for the Shifts and Breaks Design Problem},
  volume = {6373},
  year = {2010}
}
@incollection{CiDD09,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Cipriano, Raffaele and Di Gaspero, Luca and Dovier, Agostino},
  booktitle = {Hybrid Metaheuristics 6th International Workshop, HM 2009 Udine, Italy, October 16-17, 2009 Proceedings},
  citations = {7},
  date-added = {2009-10-23 14:33:44 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:23:00 +0000},
  editor = {Blesa Aguilera, Maria J. and Blum, Christian and Di Gaspero, Luca and Sampels, Michael and Schaerf, Andrea},
  number = {5818},
  pages = {141--155},
  publisher = {Springer-Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {A Hybrid Solver for Large Neighborhood Search: Mixing {Gecode} and {EasyLocal++}},
  year = {2009}
}
@incollection{DBLP:conf/sls/BenedettiniRG09,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Stefano Benedettini and Andrea Roli and Di Gaspero, Luca},
  bibsource = {DBLP, http://dblp.uni-trier.de},
  booktitle = {Engineering Stochastic Local Search Algorithms. Designing, Implementing and Analyzing Effective Heuristics, Second International Workshop, SLS 2009, Brussels, Belgium, September 3-4, 2009. Proceedings},
  date-added = {2009-09-25 12:20:03 +0200},
  date-modified = {2010-04-19 17:05:17 +0200},
  editor = {Thomas St{\"u}tzle and Mauro Birattari and Holger H. Hoos},
  ee = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-03751-1_14},
  isbn = {978-3-642-03750-4},
  pages = {135--139},
  publisher = {Springer-Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {{EasyGenetic}: A Template Metaprogramming Framework for Genetic Master-Slave Algorithms},
  volume = {5752},
  year = {2009}
}
@incollection{DiRo09-LION,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Roli, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Learning and Intelligent Optimization - Third International Conference, LION 2009},
  date-added = {2009-05-11 17:04:39 +0200},
  date-modified = {2009-10-15 13:25:48 +0200},
  editor = {Selman, Bart and Battiti, Roberto and St\"utzle, Thomas},
  pages = {74--88},
  publisher = {Springer-Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Flexible stochastic local search for Haplotype Inference},
  volume = {5851},
  year = {2009}
}
@incollection{DiSc08,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Hybrid Metaheuristics 5th International Workshop, HM 2008, M{\'a}laga, Spain, October 8-9, 2008. Proceedings},
  citations = {8},
  date-added = {2008-10-09 18:57:25 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:23:26 +0000},
  editor = {Blesa Aguilera, Maria J. and Blum, Christian and Cotta, Carlos and Fern{\'a}ndez, Antonio J. and Gallardo, Jos{\'e} E. and Roli, Andrea and Sampels, Michael},
  isbn = {978-3-540-88438-5},
  pages = {146--157},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Hybrid Local Search Techniques for the Generalized Balanced Academic Curriculum Problem},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc08.pdf},
  volume = {5296},
  year = {2008},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc08.pdf}
}
@incollection{BeRD08,
  author = {Benedettini, Stefano and Roli, Andrea and Di Gaspero, Luca},
  booktitle = {Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence, 6th International Conference, ANTS~2008},
  citations = {12},
  date-added = {2008-06-10 11:39:11 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:11:09 +0000},
  editor = {Dorigo, Marco and Birattari, Mauro and Blum, Christian and Clerc, Maurice and St\"{u}tzle, Thomas and Winfield, Alan},
  isbn = {978-3-540-87526-0},
  number = {5217},
  pages = {179--190},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Two-level {ACO} for Haplotype Inference under pure parsimony},
  year = {2008}
}
@incollection{BDER08,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Burelli, Paolo and Di Gaspero, Luca and Ermetici, Andrea and Ranon, Roberto},
  booktitle = {Smart Graphics, 9th International Symposium, SG 2008, Rennes, France, August 27-29, 2008. Proceedings},
  citations = {23},
  date-added = {2008-06-10 10:12:25 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:14:29 +0000},
  editor = {Butz, Andreas and Fisher, Brian D. and Kr{\"u}ger, Antonio and Olivier, Patrick and Christie, Marc},
  isbn = {978-3-540-85410-4},
  pages = {130--141},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Virtual Camera Composition with Particle Swarm Optimization},
  volume = {5166},
  year = {2008}
}
@incollection{DiER08,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Ermetici, Andrea and Ranon, Roberto},
  booktitle = {Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence, 6th International Workshop, ANTS~2008},
  citations = {4},
  date-added = {2008-06-10 10:08:45 +0200},
  date-modified = {2008-10-23 12:23:51 +0200},
  editor = {Dorigo, Marco and Birattari, Mauro and Blum, Christian and Clerc, Maurice and St\"{u}tzle, Thomas and Winfield, Alan},
  isbn = {978-3-540-87526-0},
  pages = {155--166},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Swarming in a virtual world: a PSO approach to virtual camera composition},
  volume = {5217},
  year = {2008}
}
@incollection{ScDi07a,
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea and Di Gaspero, Luca},
  booktitle = {ractice and Theory of Automated Timetabling VI, 6th International Conference, PATAT 2006, Brno, Czech Republic, August 30 - September 1, 2006, Revised Selected Papers.},
  citations = {16},
  date-added = {2008-01-18 19:55:06 +0100},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:12:03 +0000},
  editor = {Burke, Edmund K. and Rudova, Hana},
  isbn = {978-3-540-77344-3},
  note = {Extended and revised version of \cite{ScDi06}.},
  pages = {40--49},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Measurability and Reproducibility in Timetabling Research: Discussion and Proposals},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/ScDi07a.pdf},
  volume = {3867},
  year = {2007},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/ScDi07a.pdf}
}
@incollection{DiRS07,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Roli, Andrea and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Engineering Stochastic Local Search Algorithms. Designing, Implementing and Analyzing Effective Heuristics, International Workshop, SLS 2007, Brussels, Belgium, September 6-8, 2007, Proceedings},
  citations = {7},
  date-added = {2007-08-23 11:31:44 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:17:17 +0000},
  editor = {St\"{u}tzle, Thomas and Birattari, Mauro and Hoos, Holger H.},
  isbn = {978-3-540-74445-0},
  keywords = {software engineering, experimental analysis, local search},
  pages = {76--90},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {\textsc{EasyAnalyzer}: an object-oriented framework for the analysis of stochastic local search algorithms},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiRS07.pdf},
  volume = {4683},
  year = {2007},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiRS07.pdf}
}
@incollection{DDSR07a,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Di Tollo, Giacomo and Roli, Andrea and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems, 4th International Conference, CPAIOR 2007, Brussels, Belgium, May 23-26, 2007, Proceedings},
  citations = {21},
  date-added = {2007-04-16 13:24:01 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:09:44 +0000},
  editor = {Van Hentenryck, Pascal and Wolsey, Laurence},
  isbn = {978-3-540-72396-7},
  keywords = {portfolio selection, local search, hybrid optimization},
  pages = {44--58},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Hybrid Local Search for Constrained Financial Portfolio Selection Problems},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DDSR07a.pdf},
  volume = {4510},
  year = {2007},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DDSR07a.pdf}
}
@incollection{CiDD06,
  author = {Cipriano, Raffaele and Di Gaspero, Luca and Dovier, Agostino},
  booktitle = {Hybrid Metaheuristics, Third International Workshop, HM 2006, Gran Canaria, Spain, October 13-15, 2006, Proceedings},
  citations = {19},
  date-added = {2006-07-09 17:56:43 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:14:47 +0000},
  editor = {Blesa Aguilera, Maria J. and Blum, Christian and Roli, Andrea and Sampels, Micheal},
  isbn = {3-540-46384-4},
  keywords = {local search, constraint programming, rostering, scheduling, employee scheduling},
  pages = {110--123},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Hybrid Approaches for Rostering: a Case Study in the Integration of Constraint Programming and Local Search},
  volume = {4030},
  year = {2006}
}
@incollection{DiSc00b,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling III},
  citations = {235},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 15:58:53 +0000},
  editor = {Burke, E. and Erben, W.},
  isbn = {978-3-540-42421-5},
  keywords = {timetabling, examination, local search},
  pages = {104--117},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Tabu Search Techniques for Examination Timetabling},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc00b.pdf},
  volume = {2079},
  year = {2001},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiSc00b.pdf}
}
@incollection{DiSc03c,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling IV},
  citations = {77344},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:02:48 +0000},
  editor = {Burke, Edmund K. and De Causmaecker, Patrick},
  isbn = {978-3-540-40699-0},
  keywords = {timetabling, university course, local search},
  pages = {262--275},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Multi-Neighbourhood Local Search with Application to Course Timetabling},
  volume = {2740},
  year = {2003}
}
@incollection{DGKMSS03b,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and G{\"a}rtner, Johannes and Kortsarz, Guy and Musliu, Nysret and Schaerf, Andrea and Slany, Wolfgang},
  booktitle = {Algorithms - ESA 2003, Proceedings of the 11th Annual European Symposium, Budapest, Hungary, September 16-19, 2003},
  citations = {7},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:17:53 +0000},
  editor = {Di Battista, Giuseppe and Zwick, Uri},
  isbn = {3-540-20064-9},
  keywords = {workforce, timetabling, local search, hybrid optimization},
  pages = {580--592},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {The minimum shift design problem: theory and practice},
  volume = {2832},
  year = {2003}
}
@incollection{ApSc99,
  author = {Apt, Krzysztof R. and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Correct System Design},
  date-modified = {2008-01-18 20:07:55 +0100},
  editor = {Olderog, E.-R. and Steffen, R.},
  keywords = {alma, hybrid languages},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {The \textsf{Alma} Project, or How First-Order Logic Can Help Us in Imperative Programming},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/ApSc99.pdf},
  year = 1999,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/ApSc99.pdf}
}

Conference papers

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@inproceedings{BCDS15,
  author = {Michele Battistutta and Sara Ceschia and De
Cesco, Fabio and Andrea Schaerf},
  title = {Thesis Defense Timetabling},
  booktitle = {7th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling : Theory and Applications (MISTA 2015)},
  pages = {507-514},
  year = 2015,
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/BCDS2015.pdf},
  note = {ISSN: 2305-249X}
}
@inproceedings{CeDSU15,
  address = {Agadir, Morocco},
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea and Urli, Tommaso},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 11th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2015)},
  date-added = {2015-07-13 17:32:37 +0000},
  date-modified = {2015-07-13 17:34:14 +0000},
  month = {June 7-10},
  pages = {1-3},
  title = {A General Local Search Solver for FlatZinc},
  year = {2015}
}
@inproceedings{DiRU13b,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and and Rendl, Andrea and Urli, Tommaso},
  bibsource = {DBLP, http://dblp.uni-trier.de},
  booktitle = {Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming - 19th International Conference, CP 2013, Uppsala, Sweden, September 16-20, 2013. Proceedings},
  citations = {14},
  date-added = {2013-09-27 09:16:46 +0000},
  date-modified = {2013-09-27 09:20:27 +0000},
  editor = {Schulte, Christian},
  doi = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-40627-0_56},
  isbn = {978-3-642-40626-3},
  pages = {758--773},
  publisher = {Springer-Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Constraint-Based Approaches for Balancing Bike Sharing Systems},
  volume = {8124},
  year = {2013}
}
@inproceedings{DiUr12a,
  address = {Paris, France},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Urli, Tommaso},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN Conference 2012 (LION6)},
  citations = {13},
  date-added = {2012-01-19 12:43:25 +0000},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:24:27 +0000},
  month = {January 16-20},
  note = {Electronic proceedings},
  title = {Evaluation of a family of reinforcement learning cross-domain optimization heuristics},
  year = {2012}
}
@inproceedings{PKADGKNSRS10,
  author = {Post, G. and Kingston, J. H. and Ahmadi, S. and Daskalaki, S. and Gogos, C. and Kyngas, J. and Nurmi, C. and Santos, H. and Roije, B. and Schaerf, A.},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2010)},
  date-added = {2012-01-19 12:20:01 +0000},
  date-modified = {2012-01-19 12:20:01 +0000},
  editor = {E. Burke and B. McCollum},
  location = {Belfast, United Kingdom},
  month = {August 10-13,},
  title = {An XML Format for Benchmarks in High School},
  year = {2010}
}
@inproceedings{HDSS10,
  author = {Haspeslagh, Stefaan and De Causmaecker, Patrick and St{\o}levik, Martin and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2010)},
  date-added = {2012-01-19 12:19:29 +0000},
  date-modified = {2012-01-19 12:19:29 +0000},
  editor = {E. Burke and B. McCollum},
  location = {Belfast, United Kingdom},
  month = {August 10-13,},
  title = {First International Nurse Rostering Competition 2010},
  year = {2010}
}
@inproceedings{CeSc11d,
  address = {Udine, Italy},
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Schaerf, Andrea and St\"{u}tzle, Thomas},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 9th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2011)},
  date-added = {2011-10-19 14:24:19 +0000},
  date-modified = {2011-10-19 14:24:19 +0000},
  month = {July 25--28},
  title = {Local Search for a Routing-Packing Problem},
  year = {2011}
}
@inproceedings{CeSc11c,
  address = {Udine, Italy},
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 9th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2011)},
  date-added = {2011-10-19 14:24:15 +0000},
  date-modified = {2011-10-19 14:24:15 +0000},
  month = {July 25--28},
  title = {Local Search for the Patient Admission Scheduling Problem under Uncertainty},
  year = {2011}
}
@inproceedings{DGUr11,
  address = {Udine, Italy},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Urli, Tommaso},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 9th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2011)},
  citations = {5},
  date-added = {2011-10-19 14:24:07 +0000},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:28:05 +0000},
  isbn = {978-88-900984-3-7},
  month = {July 25--28},
  title = {A Reinforcement Learning approach for the Cross-Domain Heuristic Search Challenge},
  year = {2011}
}
@inproceedings{CeSc09a,
  address = {Hamburg, Germany},
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {5th Metaheuristic International Conference},
  date-added = {2011-01-19 12:32:02 +0100},
  date-modified = {2011-01-19 12:32:02 +0100},
  month = {13--16 July},
  title = {Local Search Techniques for 3-Dimensional Packing},
  year = 2009
}
@inproceedings{CeSc09b,
  address = {Dublin, Ireland},
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {4th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications},
  date-added = {2011-01-19 12:32:02 +0100},
  date-modified = {2011-01-19 12:32:02 +0100},
  month = {10--12 August},
  title = {Tabu Search Techniques for the Heterogeneous Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows and Carrier-Dependent Costs},
  year = {2009}
}
@inproceedings{DiGMSSS10a,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and G\"artner, Johannes and Musliu, Nysret and Schaerf, Andrea and Schafhauser, Werner and Slany, Wolfgang},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2010)},
  citations = {11},
  date-added = {2010-10-15 14:10:30 +0200},
  date-modified = {2010-10-15 14:11:36 +0200},
  editor = {McCollum, Barry},
  location = {Belfast, United Kingdom},
  month = {August 10-13,},
  title = {A Hybrid LS-CP Solver for the Shifts and Breaks Design Problem},
  year = {2010}
}
@inproceedings{DeDS08,
  author = {De Cesco, Fabio and Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2008)},
  citations = {21},
  date-added = {2010-04-19 16:36:17 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:07:13 +0000},
  editor = {Gendreau, Michel and Burke, Edmund K.},
  note = {Available as electronic proceedings},
  pages = {1--11},
  title = {Benchmarking Curriculum-Based Course Timetabling: Formulations, Data Formats, Instances, Validation, and Results},
  year = {2008}
}
@inproceedings{BeDR08,
  address = {Barcelona, Spain},
  author = {Benedettini, Stefano and Di Gaspero, Luca and Roli, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems},
  citations = {2},
  date-added = {2009-01-20 14:53:02 +0100},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:28:23 +0000},
  doi = {10.1109/HIS.2008.102},
  isbn = {978-0-7695-3326-1},
  month = {10-12 September},
  pages = {702--707},
  publisher = {IEEE Computer Society Press, Las Alamitos (CA), USA},
  title = {Towards a highly scalable hybrid metaheuristic for haplotype inference under parsimony},
  year = {2008},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/HIS.2008.102}
}
@inproceedings{BeDS08,
  author = {Bellio, Ruggero and Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2008)},
  date-added = {2008-06-29 09:42:44 +0200},
  date-modified = {2009-01-20 14:41:19 +0100},
  editor = {Gendreau, Michel and Burke, Edmund K.},
  note = {Available as electronic proceedings},
  pages = {1--3},
  title = {A Statistical Analysis of the Features of a Dynamic Tabu Search Algorithm For Course Timetabling Problems},
  year = {2008}
}
@inproceedings{BCDDM+08,
  address = {Patras, Greece},
  author = {Bulfoni, Adolfo and Coppola, Paolo and Della Mea, Vincenzo and Di Gaspero, Luca and Mischis, Danny and Mizzaro, Stefano and Scagnetto, Ivan and Vassena, Luca},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2008)},
  citations = {7},
  date-added = {2008-06-10 11:48:42 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:25:38 +0000},
  month = {July, 21--25},
  pages = {668--672},
  publisher = {IOS Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands},
  series = {5th International Conference on the Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems {PAIS 2008}},
  title = {{AI} on the Move: Exploiting {AI} Techniques for Context Inference on Mobile Devices},
  year = {2008}
}
@inproceedings{ZaSc06,
  author = {Zampieri, Andrea and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2006)},
  date-added = {2007-12-20 17:40:10 +0100},
  date-modified = {2007-12-20 17:42:08 +0100},
  editor = {Rudova, A.},
  isbn = {80-210-3726-1},
  month = {August 30th - September 1st},
  pages = {487--491},
  title = {Modelling and Solving the Italian Examination Timetabling Problem using Tabu Search},
  year = {2006}
}
@inproceedings{DDRS07c,
  author = {Di Tollo, Giacomo and Di Gaspero, Luca and Roli, Andrea and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Abstracts of the 4th International Conference on Computational Management Science (CMS 2007)},
  date-added = {2007-04-19 13:39:16 +0200},
  date-modified = {2008-01-19 09:52:33 +0100},
  editor = {Gilli, Manfred and Roko, Ilir and Hysi, Hilda},
  keywords = {portfolio selection, hybrid optimization, local search},
  month = {April 20--22},
  note = {Extended abstract of the talk},
  pages = {2--3},
  title = {Solving Portfolio selection problems through hybrid techniques},
  year = {2007}
}
@inproceedings{DDRS07b,
  address = {Montreal, Canada},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Di Tollo, Giacomo and Roli, Andrea and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 7th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2007)},
  date-added = {2007-04-16 13:21:24 +0200},
  date-modified = {2008-01-19 09:52:59 +0100},
  keywords = {portfolio selection, local search, hybrid optimization},
  month = {June 25--29},
  title = {Hybrid metaheuristics for portfolio selection problems},
  year = {2007}
}
@inproceedings{ScDi06,
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea and Di Gaspero, Luca},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2006)},
  citations = {13},
  date-added = {2006-07-09 18:29:52 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:12:08 +0000},
  editor = {Rudova, Hana},
  isbn = {80-210-3726-1},
  keywords = {research issues, timetabling},
  month = {August 30 - September 1},
  note = {Invited paper.},
  pages = {53--62},
  title = {Measurability and Reproducibility in Timetabling Research: State-of-the-Art and Discussion},
  year = {2006}
}
@inproceedings{DiSCh06,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea and Chiarandini, Marco},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2006)},
  date-added = {2006-07-09 18:25:43 +0200},
  date-modified = {2008-01-19 10:32:03 +0100},
  editor = {Rudova, Ana},
  isbn = {80-210-3726-1},
  keywords = {tabu search, analysis},
  month = {August 30 - September 1},
  pages = {406--411},
  title = {A Study on the Short-Term Prohibition Mechanisms in Tabu Search for Examination Timetabling},
  year = {2006}
}
@inproceedings{DiSc06c,
  address = {Reykjavik, Iceland},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 21st European Conference on Operational Research (EURO 2006)},
  date-added = {2006-07-09 13:43:22 +0200},
  date-modified = {2008-01-19 09:46:08 +0100},
  keywords = {local search, tabu search, scheduling, routing},
  month = {July 2--5},
  note = {Extended abstract of the talk},
  pages = {172},
  title = {Tabu Search Techniques for the Traveling Tournament Problem},
  year = {2006}
}
@inproceedings{ChDiSc06,
  address = {Riva del Garda, Italy},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Chiarandini, Marco and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI2006)},
  citations = {3},
  date-added = {2006-04-13 15:39:27 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:26:38 +0000},
  isbn = {59603-642-4},
  keywords = {local search, tabu search, analysis},
  month = {August 28th-September 1st},
  pages = {83--87},
  publisher = {IOS Press},
  title = {A study on the short-term prohibition mechanisms in tabu search},
  year = {2006}
}
@inproceedings{DiSc01,
  address = {Porto, Portugal},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 4th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC-2001)},
  citations = {28},
  date-added = {2005-10-09 14:11:09 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:27:16 +0000},
  keywords = {easylocal, software engineering, local search},
  month = {July},
  pages = {287--292},
  title = {\textsc{EasyLocal++}: an object-oriented framework for the flexible design of local search algorithms and metaheuristics.},
  volume = {2},
  year = {2001}
}
@inproceedings{DiSc00c,
  address = {Konstanz, Germany},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2000)},
  citations = {1},
  date-added = {2005-10-09 14:01:41 +0200},
  date-modified = {2007-03-20 18:53:42 +0100},
  editor = {Burke, E. and Erben, W.},
  keywords = {timetabling, examination, local search},
  month = {August},
  pages = {176--179},
  title = {Tabu Search Techniques for Examination Timetabling},
  year = {2000}
}
@inproceedings{ScLC99,
  address = {Nancy, France},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea and Lenzerini, Maurizio and Cadoli, Marco},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Technology of Object-Oriented Languages and Systems (TOOLS-99)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:58:33 +0200},
  keywords = {software engineering, easylocal, local search},
  note = {An extended version appeared in \emph{Software --- Practice \& Experience}},
  pages = {152--161},
  title = {\textsc{Local++}: A {C}++ Framework for Combinatorial Search Problems},
  year = 1999
}
@inproceedings{DiGa02,
  address = {Gent, Belgium},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2002)},
  citations = {39},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:04:30 +0000},
  keywords = {timetabling, examination, local search, multi-neighborhood},
  month = {August},
  pages = {404--407},
  title = {Recolour, Shake and Kick: a recipe for the Examination Timetabling Problem},
  year = {2002}
}
@inproceedings{ScMe99,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea and Meisels, Amnon},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 6th Italian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AIIA-99)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:57:46 +0200},
  keywords = {local search, workforce, scheduling},
  pages = {493--502},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  selflag = {national},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Solving Employee Timetabling Problems by Generalized Local Search},
  volume = {1792},
  year = {1999}
}
@inproceedings{DGKMSS03a,
  address = {Kyoto, Japan},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and G\"artner, Johannes and Kortsarz, Guy and Musliu, Nysret and Schaerf, Andrea and Slany, Wolfgang},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 5th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC-2003)},
  citations = {3},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:27:03 +0000},
  keywords = {hybrid optimization, local search, workforce, scheduling, timetabling},
  month = {August},
  note = {Available as electronic proceedings},
  title = {A hybrid network flow tabu search heuristic for the minimum shift design problem},
  year = {2003}
}
@inproceedings{ChST00,
  address = {Konstanz, Germany},
  author = {Chiarandini, Marco and Schaerf, Andrea and Tiozzo, Fabio},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2000)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:57:28 +0200},
  keywords = {timetabling, workforce, scheduling, local search},
  pages = {298--302},
  title = {Solving Employee Timetabling Problems with Flexible Workload using Tabu Search},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/ChST00.pdf},
  year = {2000},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/ChST00.pdf}
}
@inproceedings{Scha96,
  address = {Portland (OR), USA},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 13th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-96)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:59:03 +0200},
  keywords = {timetabling, high-school, local search},
  pages = {363--368},
  publisher = {AAAI Press/MIT Press},
  title = {Tabu Search Techniques for Large High-School Timetabling Problems},
  year = 1996
}
@inproceedings{ApSc97,
  address = {Paris, France},
  author = {Apt, Krzysztof R. and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 24th Annual ACM SIGPLAN-SIGACT Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL-97)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:58:58 +0200},
  keywords = {alma, hybrid languages},
  pages = {67--79},
  title = {Search and Imperative Programming},
  year = 1997
}
@inproceedings{Scha97,
  address = {Nagoya, Japan},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-97)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:58:53 +0200},
  keywords = {hybrid optimization, local search, constraint satisfaction problems},
  pages = {1254--1259},
  publisher = {Morgan-Kaufmann},
  title = {Combining Local Search and Look-Ahead for Scheduling and Constraint Satisfaction Problems},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/Scha97.pdf},
  year = 1997,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/Scha97.pdf}
}
@inproceedings{CaSc01,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Cadoli, Marco and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of 10th European Symposium on Programming (ESOP 2001)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:56:49 +0200},
  editor = {Sands, David},
  keywords = {np-spec, expressivity},
  pages = {387--401},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Compiling program specifications into SAT},
  volume = {2028},
  year = {2001}
}
@inproceedings{DiVS02,
  address = {Klagenfurt, Austria},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Vian, Jgor and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the Quadriennal International Conference on Operations Research (OR2002)},
  citations = {1},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:56:16 +0200},
  keywords = {scheduling, job-shop, local search, multi-neighborhood},
  month = {August},
  note = {Extended abstract of the talk},
  title = {A review of neighborhood structures for the job-shop scheduling problem},
  year = {2002}
}
@inproceedings{DiSc04,
  address = {Pittsburgh (PA), USA},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2004)},
  citations = {12},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:24:43 +0000},
  keywords = {timetabling, competition, local search, multi-neighborhood},
  title = {A Multineighbourhood Local Search Solver for the Timetabling Competition TTComp-2002},
  year = {2004}
}
@inproceedings{Scha96c,
  address = {Budapest, Hungary},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI-96)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:59:08 +0200},
  keywords = {sport scheduling, constraint programming},
  note = {An unabridged version appeared in \emph{CONSTRAINTS} journal},
  pages = {634--639},
  publisher = {John Wiley and Sons},
  title = {Scheduling Sport Tournaments using Constraint Logic Programming},
  year = 1996
}
@inproceedings{ScSc95,
  address = {Edinburgh, UK},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea and Schaerf, Marco},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (ICPTAT-95)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:59:13 +0200},
  keywords = {timetabling, high-school, local search},
  organization = {Napier University},
  pages = {313--323},
  title = {Local Search Techniques for High School Timetabling},
  year = 1995
}
@inproceedings{DiSc05,
  address = {Vienna, Austria},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 6th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC-2005)},
  citations = {12},
  date-modified = {2008-01-19 09:40:41 +0100},
  keywords = {sport scheduling, local search, multi-neighborhood},
  month = {August},
  note = {Available as electronic proceedings},
  title = {A Tabu Search Approach to the Traveling Tournament Problem},
  year = 2005
}
@inproceedings{DiSc02b,
  address = {Gent, Belgium},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2002)},
  citations = {9},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:16:32 +0000},
  editor = {Burke, E. and Causmaecker, P. De},
  keywords = {timetabling, course, multi-neighborhood, local search},
  month = {August},
  pages = {128--132},
  title = {Multi-Neighbourhood Local Search for Course Timetabling},
  year = {2002}
}
@inproceedings{ScDi01,
  address = {Preddvor, Slovenia},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea and Di Gaspero, Luca},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Operations Research in Slovenia (SOR-01)},
  citations = {16},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:09:02 +0000},
  editor = {Lenart, L. and Stirn, L. Zadnik and Drobne, S.},
  keywords = {local search, timetabling, examination, high-school, university course},
  note = {Invited paper},
  pages = {13--23},
  title = {Local Search Techniques for Educational Timetabling Problems},
  year = {2001}
}
@inproceedings{MuSS01,
  address = {Porto, Portugal},
  author = {Musliu, Nysret and Schaerf, Andrea and Slany, Wolfgang},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 4th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC-2001)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:56:59 +0200},
  keywords = {local search, workforce, scheduling, multi-neighborhood},
  pages = {465--469},
  title = {Local Search for Shift Design},
  year = {2001}
}
@inproceedings{DiMS04a,
  address = {Pittsburgh (PA), USA},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Mizzaro, Stefano and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2004)},
  citations = {12},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:10:43 +0000},
  keywords = {multi-agent systems, distributed timetabling, university course, local search},
  month = {August},
  title = {A MultiAgent Architecture for Distributed Course Timetabling},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiMS04a.pdf},
  year = {2004},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiMS04a.pdf}
}
@inproceedings{CeSc12c,
  address = {Son, Norway},
  author = {Sara Ceschia and Andrea Schaerf},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2012)},
  month = {28--31 August},
  title = {Patient admission scheduling with operating room constraints},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CeSc12c.pdf},
  year = {2012},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CeSc12c.pdf}
}
@inproceedings{CeSch13,
  address = {Ghent, Belgium},
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {6th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications},
  issn = {2305-249X},
  month = {27--29 August},
  pages = {646--648},
  title = {The Dynamic Patient Admission Scheduling with Operating Room Constraints, Flexible Horizon, and Patient Delays,},
  year = {2013}
}
@inproceedings{BCGSU13,
  address = {Ghent, Belgium},
  author = {Bellio, Ruggero and Ceschia, Sara and Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea and Urli, Tommaso},
  booktitle = {6th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications},
  issn = {2305-249X},
  month = {27--29 August},
  pages = {314--317},
  title = {A simulated annealing approach to the curriculum-based course timetabling problem},
  year = {2013}
}
@inproceedings{BaSU14,
  author = {Michele Battistutta and Andrea Schaerf and Tommaso Urli},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2014)},
  location = {Belfast, United Kingdom},
  month = {August 26-29,},
  pages = {53--61},
  title = {Feature-based tuning of single-stage simulated annealing for examination timetabling},
  year = {2014}
}
@inproceedings{BDMS14,
  author = {Alex Bonutti and De Cesco, Fabio and Nysret Musliu and Andrea Schaerf},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2014)},
  location = {Belfast, United Kingdom},
  month = {August 26-29,},
  pages = {459--461},
  title = {Modeling and Solving a Real-Life Multi-Skill Shift Design Problem},
  year = {2014}
}
@inproceedings{CDDHS14,
  author = {Sara Ceschia and Thi Thanh Dang, Nguyen and De Causmaecker, Patrick and Stefaan Haspeslagh and Andrea Schaerf},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2014)},
  location = {Belfast, United Kingdom},
  month = {August 26-29,},
  pages = {554--556},
  title = {The second International Nurse Rostering Competition},
  year = {2014}
}

Workshop papers

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@inproceedings{BCDS15,
  author = {Michele Battistutta and Sara Ceschia and De
Cesco, Fabio and Andrea Schaerf},
  title = {Thesis Defense Timetabling},
  booktitle = {7th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling : Theory and Applications (MISTA 2015)},
  pages = {507-514},
  year = 2015,
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/BCDS2015.pdf},
  note = {ISSN: 2305-249X}
}
@inproceedings{CeDSU15,
  address = {Agadir, Morocco},
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea and Urli, Tommaso},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 11th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2015)},
  date-added = {2015-07-13 17:32:37 +0000},
  date-modified = {2015-07-13 17:34:14 +0000},
  month = {June 7-10},
  pages = {1-3},
  title = {A General Local Search Solver for FlatZinc},
  year = {2015}
}
@inproceedings{DiRU13b,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and and Rendl, Andrea and Urli, Tommaso},
  bibsource = {DBLP, http://dblp.uni-trier.de},
  booktitle = {Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming - 19th International Conference, CP 2013, Uppsala, Sweden, September 16-20, 2013. Proceedings},
  citations = {14},
  date-added = {2013-09-27 09:16:46 +0000},
  date-modified = {2013-09-27 09:20:27 +0000},
  editor = {Schulte, Christian},
  doi = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-40627-0_56},
  isbn = {978-3-642-40626-3},
  pages = {758--773},
  publisher = {Springer-Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Constraint-Based Approaches for Balancing Bike Sharing Systems},
  volume = {8124},
  year = {2013}
}
@inproceedings{DiUr12a,
  address = {Paris, France},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Urli, Tommaso},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN Conference 2012 (LION6)},
  citations = {13},
  date-added = {2012-01-19 12:43:25 +0000},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:24:27 +0000},
  month = {January 16-20},
  note = {Electronic proceedings},
  title = {Evaluation of a family of reinforcement learning cross-domain optimization heuristics},
  year = {2012}
}
@inproceedings{PKADGKNSRS10,
  author = {Post, G. and Kingston, J. H. and Ahmadi, S. and Daskalaki, S. and Gogos, C. and Kyngas, J. and Nurmi, C. and Santos, H. and Roije, B. and Schaerf, A.},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2010)},
  date-added = {2012-01-19 12:20:01 +0000},
  date-modified = {2012-01-19 12:20:01 +0000},
  editor = {E. Burke and B. McCollum},
  location = {Belfast, United Kingdom},
  month = {August 10-13,},
  title = {An XML Format for Benchmarks in High School},
  year = {2010}
}
@inproceedings{HDSS10,
  author = {Haspeslagh, Stefaan and De Causmaecker, Patrick and St{\o}levik, Martin and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2010)},
  date-added = {2012-01-19 12:19:29 +0000},
  date-modified = {2012-01-19 12:19:29 +0000},
  editor = {E. Burke and B. McCollum},
  location = {Belfast, United Kingdom},
  month = {August 10-13,},
  title = {First International Nurse Rostering Competition 2010},
  year = {2010}
}
@inproceedings{CeSc11d,
  address = {Udine, Italy},
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Schaerf, Andrea and St\"{u}tzle, Thomas},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 9th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2011)},
  date-added = {2011-10-19 14:24:19 +0000},
  date-modified = {2011-10-19 14:24:19 +0000},
  month = {July 25--28},
  title = {Local Search for a Routing-Packing Problem},
  year = {2011}
}
@inproceedings{CeSc11c,
  address = {Udine, Italy},
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 9th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2011)},
  date-added = {2011-10-19 14:24:15 +0000},
  date-modified = {2011-10-19 14:24:15 +0000},
  month = {July 25--28},
  title = {Local Search for the Patient Admission Scheduling Problem under Uncertainty},
  year = {2011}
}
@inproceedings{DGUr11,
  address = {Udine, Italy},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Urli, Tommaso},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 9th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2011)},
  citations = {5},
  date-added = {2011-10-19 14:24:07 +0000},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:28:05 +0000},
  isbn = {978-88-900984-3-7},
  month = {July 25--28},
  title = {A Reinforcement Learning approach for the Cross-Domain Heuristic Search Challenge},
  year = {2011}
}
@inproceedings{CeSc09a,
  address = {Hamburg, Germany},
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {5th Metaheuristic International Conference},
  date-added = {2011-01-19 12:32:02 +0100},
  date-modified = {2011-01-19 12:32:02 +0100},
  month = {13--16 July},
  title = {Local Search Techniques for 3-Dimensional Packing},
  year = 2009
}
@inproceedings{CeSc09b,
  address = {Dublin, Ireland},
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {4th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications},
  date-added = {2011-01-19 12:32:02 +0100},
  date-modified = {2011-01-19 12:32:02 +0100},
  month = {10--12 August},
  title = {Tabu Search Techniques for the Heterogeneous Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows and Carrier-Dependent Costs},
  year = {2009}
}
@inproceedings{DiGMSSS10a,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and G\"artner, Johannes and Musliu, Nysret and Schaerf, Andrea and Schafhauser, Werner and Slany, Wolfgang},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2010)},
  citations = {11},
  date-added = {2010-10-15 14:10:30 +0200},
  date-modified = {2010-10-15 14:11:36 +0200},
  editor = {McCollum, Barry},
  location = {Belfast, United Kingdom},
  month = {August 10-13,},
  title = {A Hybrid LS-CP Solver for the Shifts and Breaks Design Problem},
  year = {2010}
}
@inproceedings{DeDS08,
  author = {De Cesco, Fabio and Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2008)},
  citations = {21},
  date-added = {2010-04-19 16:36:17 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:07:13 +0000},
  editor = {Gendreau, Michel and Burke, Edmund K.},
  note = {Available as electronic proceedings},
  pages = {1--11},
  title = {Benchmarking Curriculum-Based Course Timetabling: Formulations, Data Formats, Instances, Validation, and Results},
  year = {2008}
}
@inproceedings{BeDR08,
  address = {Barcelona, Spain},
  author = {Benedettini, Stefano and Di Gaspero, Luca and Roli, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems},
  citations = {2},
  date-added = {2009-01-20 14:53:02 +0100},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:28:23 +0000},
  doi = {10.1109/HIS.2008.102},
  isbn = {978-0-7695-3326-1},
  month = {10-12 September},
  pages = {702--707},
  publisher = {IEEE Computer Society Press, Las Alamitos (CA), USA},
  title = {Towards a highly scalable hybrid metaheuristic for haplotype inference under parsimony},
  year = {2008},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/HIS.2008.102}
}
@inproceedings{BeDS08,
  author = {Bellio, Ruggero and Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2008)},
  date-added = {2008-06-29 09:42:44 +0200},
  date-modified = {2009-01-20 14:41:19 +0100},
  editor = {Gendreau, Michel and Burke, Edmund K.},
  note = {Available as electronic proceedings},
  pages = {1--3},
  title = {A Statistical Analysis of the Features of a Dynamic Tabu Search Algorithm For Course Timetabling Problems},
  year = {2008}
}
@inproceedings{BCDDM+08,
  address = {Patras, Greece},
  author = {Bulfoni, Adolfo and Coppola, Paolo and Della Mea, Vincenzo and Di Gaspero, Luca and Mischis, Danny and Mizzaro, Stefano and Scagnetto, Ivan and Vassena, Luca},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2008)},
  citations = {7},
  date-added = {2008-06-10 11:48:42 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:25:38 +0000},
  month = {July, 21--25},
  pages = {668--672},
  publisher = {IOS Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands},
  series = {5th International Conference on the Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems {PAIS 2008}},
  title = {{AI} on the Move: Exploiting {AI} Techniques for Context Inference on Mobile Devices},
  year = {2008}
}
@inproceedings{ZaSc06,
  author = {Zampieri, Andrea and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2006)},
  date-added = {2007-12-20 17:40:10 +0100},
  date-modified = {2007-12-20 17:42:08 +0100},
  editor = {Rudova, A.},
  isbn = {80-210-3726-1},
  month = {August 30th - September 1st},
  pages = {487--491},
  title = {Modelling and Solving the Italian Examination Timetabling Problem using Tabu Search},
  year = {2006}
}
@inproceedings{DDRS07c,
  author = {Di Tollo, Giacomo and Di Gaspero, Luca and Roli, Andrea and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Abstracts of the 4th International Conference on Computational Management Science (CMS 2007)},
  date-added = {2007-04-19 13:39:16 +0200},
  date-modified = {2008-01-19 09:52:33 +0100},
  editor = {Gilli, Manfred and Roko, Ilir and Hysi, Hilda},
  keywords = {portfolio selection, hybrid optimization, local search},
  month = {April 20--22},
  note = {Extended abstract of the talk},
  pages = {2--3},
  title = {Solving Portfolio selection problems through hybrid techniques},
  year = {2007}
}
@inproceedings{DDRS07b,
  address = {Montreal, Canada},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Di Tollo, Giacomo and Roli, Andrea and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 7th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2007)},
  date-added = {2007-04-16 13:21:24 +0200},
  date-modified = {2008-01-19 09:52:59 +0100},
  keywords = {portfolio selection, local search, hybrid optimization},
  month = {June 25--29},
  title = {Hybrid metaheuristics for portfolio selection problems},
  year = {2007}
}
@inproceedings{ScDi06,
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea and Di Gaspero, Luca},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2006)},
  citations = {13},
  date-added = {2006-07-09 18:29:52 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:12:08 +0000},
  editor = {Rudova, Hana},
  isbn = {80-210-3726-1},
  keywords = {research issues, timetabling},
  month = {August 30 - September 1},
  note = {Invited paper.},
  pages = {53--62},
  title = {Measurability and Reproducibility in Timetabling Research: State-of-the-Art and Discussion},
  year = {2006}
}
@inproceedings{DiSCh06,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea and Chiarandini, Marco},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2006)},
  date-added = {2006-07-09 18:25:43 +0200},
  date-modified = {2008-01-19 10:32:03 +0100},
  editor = {Rudova, Ana},
  isbn = {80-210-3726-1},
  keywords = {tabu search, analysis},
  month = {August 30 - September 1},
  pages = {406--411},
  title = {A Study on the Short-Term Prohibition Mechanisms in Tabu Search for Examination Timetabling},
  year = {2006}
}
@inproceedings{DiSc06c,
  address = {Reykjavik, Iceland},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 21st European Conference on Operational Research (EURO 2006)},
  date-added = {2006-07-09 13:43:22 +0200},
  date-modified = {2008-01-19 09:46:08 +0100},
  keywords = {local search, tabu search, scheduling, routing},
  month = {July 2--5},
  note = {Extended abstract of the talk},
  pages = {172},
  title = {Tabu Search Techniques for the Traveling Tournament Problem},
  year = {2006}
}
@inproceedings{ChDiSc06,
  address = {Riva del Garda, Italy},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Chiarandini, Marco and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI2006)},
  citations = {3},
  date-added = {2006-04-13 15:39:27 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:26:38 +0000},
  isbn = {59603-642-4},
  keywords = {local search, tabu search, analysis},
  month = {August 28th-September 1st},
  pages = {83--87},
  publisher = {IOS Press},
  title = {A study on the short-term prohibition mechanisms in tabu search},
  year = {2006}
}
@inproceedings{DiSc01,
  address = {Porto, Portugal},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 4th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC-2001)},
  citations = {28},
  date-added = {2005-10-09 14:11:09 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:27:16 +0000},
  keywords = {easylocal, software engineering, local search},
  month = {July},
  pages = {287--292},
  title = {\textsc{EasyLocal++}: an object-oriented framework for the flexible design of local search algorithms and metaheuristics.},
  volume = {2},
  year = {2001}
}
@inproceedings{DiSc00c,
  address = {Konstanz, Germany},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2000)},
  citations = {1},
  date-added = {2005-10-09 14:01:41 +0200},
  date-modified = {2007-03-20 18:53:42 +0100},
  editor = {Burke, E. and Erben, W.},
  keywords = {timetabling, examination, local search},
  month = {August},
  pages = {176--179},
  title = {Tabu Search Techniques for Examination Timetabling},
  year = {2000}
}
@inproceedings{ScLC99,
  address = {Nancy, France},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea and Lenzerini, Maurizio and Cadoli, Marco},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Technology of Object-Oriented Languages and Systems (TOOLS-99)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:58:33 +0200},
  keywords = {software engineering, easylocal, local search},
  note = {An extended version appeared in \emph{Software --- Practice \& Experience}},
  pages = {152--161},
  title = {\textsc{Local++}: A {C}++ Framework for Combinatorial Search Problems},
  year = 1999
}
@inproceedings{DiGa02,
  address = {Gent, Belgium},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2002)},
  citations = {39},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:04:30 +0000},
  keywords = {timetabling, examination, local search, multi-neighborhood},
  month = {August},
  pages = {404--407},
  title = {Recolour, Shake and Kick: a recipe for the Examination Timetabling Problem},
  year = {2002}
}
@inproceedings{ScMe99,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea and Meisels, Amnon},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 6th Italian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AIIA-99)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:57:46 +0200},
  keywords = {local search, workforce, scheduling},
  pages = {493--502},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  selflag = {national},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Solving Employee Timetabling Problems by Generalized Local Search},
  volume = {1792},
  year = {1999}
}
@inproceedings{DGKMSS03a,
  address = {Kyoto, Japan},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and G\"artner, Johannes and Kortsarz, Guy and Musliu, Nysret and Schaerf, Andrea and Slany, Wolfgang},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 5th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC-2003)},
  citations = {3},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:27:03 +0000},
  keywords = {hybrid optimization, local search, workforce, scheduling, timetabling},
  month = {August},
  note = {Available as electronic proceedings},
  title = {A hybrid network flow tabu search heuristic for the minimum shift design problem},
  year = {2003}
}
@inproceedings{ChST00,
  address = {Konstanz, Germany},
  author = {Chiarandini, Marco and Schaerf, Andrea and Tiozzo, Fabio},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2000)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:57:28 +0200},
  keywords = {timetabling, workforce, scheduling, local search},
  pages = {298--302},
  title = {Solving Employee Timetabling Problems with Flexible Workload using Tabu Search},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/ChST00.pdf},
  year = {2000},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/ChST00.pdf}
}
@inproceedings{Scha96,
  address = {Portland (OR), USA},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 13th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-96)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:59:03 +0200},
  keywords = {timetabling, high-school, local search},
  pages = {363--368},
  publisher = {AAAI Press/MIT Press},
  title = {Tabu Search Techniques for Large High-School Timetabling Problems},
  year = 1996
}
@inproceedings{ApSc97,
  address = {Paris, France},
  author = {Apt, Krzysztof R. and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 24th Annual ACM SIGPLAN-SIGACT Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL-97)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:58:58 +0200},
  keywords = {alma, hybrid languages},
  pages = {67--79},
  title = {Search and Imperative Programming},
  year = 1997
}
@inproceedings{Scha97,
  address = {Nagoya, Japan},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-97)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:58:53 +0200},
  keywords = {hybrid optimization, local search, constraint satisfaction problems},
  pages = {1254--1259},
  publisher = {Morgan-Kaufmann},
  title = {Combining Local Search and Look-Ahead for Scheduling and Constraint Satisfaction Problems},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/Scha97.pdf},
  year = 1997,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/Scha97.pdf}
}
@inproceedings{CaSc01,
  address = {Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany},
  author = {Cadoli, Marco and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of 10th European Symposium on Programming (ESOP 2001)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:56:49 +0200},
  editor = {Sands, David},
  keywords = {np-spec, expressivity},
  pages = {387--401},
  publisher = {Springer Verlag},
  series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  title = {Compiling program specifications into SAT},
  volume = {2028},
  year = {2001}
}
@inproceedings{DiVS02,
  address = {Klagenfurt, Austria},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Vian, Jgor and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the Quadriennal International Conference on Operations Research (OR2002)},
  citations = {1},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:56:16 +0200},
  keywords = {scheduling, job-shop, local search, multi-neighborhood},
  month = {August},
  note = {Extended abstract of the talk},
  title = {A review of neighborhood structures for the job-shop scheduling problem},
  year = {2002}
}
@inproceedings{DiSc04,
  address = {Pittsburgh (PA), USA},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2004)},
  citations = {12},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:24:43 +0000},
  keywords = {timetabling, competition, local search, multi-neighborhood},
  title = {A Multineighbourhood Local Search Solver for the Timetabling Competition TTComp-2002},
  year = {2004}
}
@inproceedings{Scha96c,
  address = {Budapest, Hungary},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI-96)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:59:08 +0200},
  keywords = {sport scheduling, constraint programming},
  note = {An unabridged version appeared in \emph{CONSTRAINTS} journal},
  pages = {634--639},
  publisher = {John Wiley and Sons},
  title = {Scheduling Sport Tournaments using Constraint Logic Programming},
  year = 1996
}
@inproceedings{ScSc95,
  address = {Edinburgh, UK},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea and Schaerf, Marco},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (ICPTAT-95)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:59:13 +0200},
  keywords = {timetabling, high-school, local search},
  organization = {Napier University},
  pages = {313--323},
  title = {Local Search Techniques for High School Timetabling},
  year = 1995
}
@inproceedings{DiSc05,
  address = {Vienna, Austria},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 6th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC-2005)},
  citations = {12},
  date-modified = {2008-01-19 09:40:41 +0100},
  keywords = {sport scheduling, local search, multi-neighborhood},
  month = {August},
  note = {Available as electronic proceedings},
  title = {A Tabu Search Approach to the Traveling Tournament Problem},
  year = 2005
}
@inproceedings{DiSc02b,
  address = {Gent, Belgium},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2002)},
  citations = {9},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:16:32 +0000},
  editor = {Burke, E. and Causmaecker, P. De},
  keywords = {timetabling, course, multi-neighborhood, local search},
  month = {August},
  pages = {128--132},
  title = {Multi-Neighbourhood Local Search for Course Timetabling},
  year = {2002}
}
@inproceedings{ScDi01,
  address = {Preddvor, Slovenia},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea and Di Gaspero, Luca},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Operations Research in Slovenia (SOR-01)},
  citations = {16},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:09:02 +0000},
  editor = {Lenart, L. and Stirn, L. Zadnik and Drobne, S.},
  keywords = {local search, timetabling, examination, high-school, university course},
  note = {Invited paper},
  pages = {13--23},
  title = {Local Search Techniques for Educational Timetabling Problems},
  year = {2001}
}
@inproceedings{MuSS01,
  address = {Porto, Portugal},
  author = {Musliu, Nysret and Schaerf, Andrea and Slany, Wolfgang},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 4th Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC-2001)},
  date-modified = {2008-06-24 16:56:59 +0200},
  keywords = {local search, workforce, scheduling, multi-neighborhood},
  pages = {465--469},
  title = {Local Search for Shift Design},
  year = {2001}
}
@inproceedings{DiMS04a,
  address = {Pittsburgh (PA), USA},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Mizzaro, Stefano and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2004)},
  citations = {12},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:10:43 +0000},
  keywords = {multi-agent systems, distributed timetabling, university course, local search},
  month = {August},
  title = {A MultiAgent Architecture for Distributed Course Timetabling},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiMS04a.pdf},
  year = {2004},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/DiMS04a.pdf}
}
@inproceedings{CeSc12c,
  address = {Son, Norway},
  author = {Sara Ceschia and Andrea Schaerf},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT-2012)},
  month = {28--31 August},
  title = {Patient admission scheduling with operating room constraints},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CeSc12c.pdf},
  year = {2012},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/CeSc12c.pdf}
}
@inproceedings{CeSch13,
  address = {Ghent, Belgium},
  author = {Ceschia, Sara and Schaerf, Andrea},
  booktitle = {6th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications},
  issn = {2305-249X},
  month = {27--29 August},
  pages = {646--648},
  title = {The Dynamic Patient Admission Scheduling with Operating Room Constraints, Flexible Horizon, and Patient Delays,},
  year = {2013}
}
@inproceedings{BCGSU13,
  address = {Ghent, Belgium},
  author = {Bellio, Ruggero and Ceschia, Sara and Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea and Urli, Tommaso},
  booktitle = {6th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications},
  issn = {2305-249X},
  month = {27--29 August},
  pages = {314--317},
  title = {A simulated annealing approach to the curriculum-based course timetabling problem},
  year = {2013}
}
@inproceedings{BaSU14,
  author = {Michele Battistutta and Andrea Schaerf and Tommaso Urli},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2014)},
  location = {Belfast, United Kingdom},
  month = {August 26-29,},
  pages = {53--61},
  title = {Feature-based tuning of single-stage simulated annealing for examination timetabling},
  year = {2014}
}
@inproceedings{BDMS14,
  author = {Alex Bonutti and De Cesco, Fabio and Nysret Musliu and Andrea Schaerf},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2014)},
  location = {Belfast, United Kingdom},
  month = {August 26-29,},
  pages = {459--461},
  title = {Modeling and Solving a Real-Life Multi-Skill Shift Design Problem},
  year = {2014}
}
@inproceedings{CDDHS14,
  author = {Sara Ceschia and Thi Thanh Dang, Nguyen and De Causmaecker, Patrick and Stefaan Haspeslagh and Andrea Schaerf},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2014)},
  location = {Belfast, United Kingdom},
  month = {August 26-29,},
  pages = {554--556},
  title = {The second International Nurse Rostering Competition},
  year = {2014}
}

Ph.D. theses

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@phdthesis{DiGa13,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca},
  date-added = {2015-07-13 17:38:15 +0000},
  date-modified = {2015-07-13 17:40:39 +0000},
  school = {Technische Universit{\"a}t Wien, Fakult{\"a}t f{\"u}r Informatik},
  title = {Investigations on Local Search Based Hybrid Metaheuristics (Studien {\"u}ber hybride Metaheuristiken basierend auf Lokaler Suche)},
  year = {2013}
}
@phdthesis{Scha94Thesis,
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea},
  keywords = {description logics},
  school = {Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universit\`a di Roma ``La Sapienza''},
  title = {Query answering in concept-based knowledge representation systems: algorithms, complexity, and sematic issues},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/Scha94Thesis.pdf},
  year = 1994,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/Scha94Thesis.pdf}
}
@phdthesis{DiGa02Thesis,
  address = {Udine, Italy},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca},
  citations = {25},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:30:06 +0000},
  isbn = {88-8420-151-9},
  keywords = {scheduling, timetabling, software engineering, thesis},
  number = {CS 2003/2},
  publisher = {Forum},
  school = {Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica -- Universit{\`a} degli Studi di Udine},
  title = {Local Search Techniques for Scheduling Problems: Algorithms and Software Tools},
  url = {http://www.diegm.uniud.it/digaspero/papers/DiGasperoPhDThesis.pdf},
  year = {2003},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://www.diegm.uniud.it/digaspero/papers/DiGasperoPhDThesis.pdf}
}
@phdthesis{Cesc12,
  author = {Sara Ceschia},
  month = {April},
  school = {Industrial and Information Engineering, {DIEGM}, University of Udine},
  title = {Local Search Algorithms for Integrated Logistics},
  url = {http://hdl.handle.net/10990/166},
  year = {2012},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://hdl.handle.net/10990/166}
}

Technical reports

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@techreport{CDDM+08,
  author = {Coppola, Paolo and Della Mea, Vincenzo and Di Gaspero, Luca and Mischis, Danny and Mizzaro, Stefano and Nazzi, Elena and Scagnetto, Ivan and Vassena, Luca},
  date-added = {2008-09-05 10:31:15 +0200},
  date-modified = {2009-01-20 14:42:39 +0100},
  institution = {Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica -- Universit\`a di Udine},
  number = {UDMI/9/2008},
  title = {Context-Aware Browser},
  year = {2008}
}
@techreport{DiMS07b,
  address = {Belfast, United Kingdom},
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and McCollum, Barry and Schaerf, Andrea},
  citations = {67},
  date-added = {2008-06-23 16:26:11 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:26:00 +0000},
  institution = {Queen's University},
  month = {August},
  number = {QUB/IEEE/Tech/ITC2007/CurriculumCTT/v1.0},
  title = {The Second International Timetabling Competition ({ITC-2007}): Curriculum-based Course Timetabling (Track 3)},
  type = {Technical Report},
  year = {2007}
}
@techreport{DiRo07,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Roli, Andrea},
  citations = {2},
  date-added = {2007-08-21 14:57:29 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:28:49 +0000},
  eprint = {0708.0505},
  institution = {DEIS, Universit\`a di Bologna},
  keywords = {haplotype inference, local search},
  number = {DEIS-LIA-006-07},
  title = {A preliminary analysis on metaheuristics methods applied to the Haplotype Inference Problem},
  url = {http://www.citebase.org/abstract?id=oai:arXiv.org:0708.0505},
  urldate = {3 August 2007},
  year = {2007},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://www.citebase.org/abstract?id=oai:arXiv.org:0708.0505}
}
@techreport{Scha96a,
  address = {Amsterdam, The Netherlands},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea},
  date-modified = {2005-10-07 18:49:04 +0200},
  institution = {CWI - The Netherlands National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science},
  keywords = {timetabling, survey},
  note = {Appeared in \emph{Artificial Intelligence Review}},
  number = {CS-R9567},
  title = {A Survey of Automated Timetabling},
  type = {Computer Science/Department of Software Technology},
  year = 1996
}
@techreport{Scha96b,
  address = {Amsterdam, The Netherlands},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea},
  date-modified = {2005-10-07 18:48:48 +0200},
  institution = {CWI - The Netherlands National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science},
  keywords = {timetabling, high-school, local search},
  note = {A revised version appeared in \emph{IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Part A}},
  number = {CS-R9611},
  title = {Tabu Search Techniques for Large High-School Timetabling Problems},
  type = {Computer Science/Department of Software Technology},
  year = 1996
}
@techreport{ABPS97,
  address = {Amsterdam, The Netherlands},
  author = {Apt, Krzysztof R. and Brunekreef, Jacob and Partington, Vincent and Schaerf, Andrea},
  date-modified = {2005-10-07 18:48:59 +0200},
  institution = {CWI - The Netherlands National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science},
  keywords = {alma, hybrid languages},
  title = {\textsf{Alma-0}: An Imperative Language that Supports Declarative Programming},
  year = 1997
}
@techreport{Scha97c,
  address = {Amsterdam, The Netherlands},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea},
  date-modified = {2005-10-07 18:48:52 +0200},
  institution = {CWI - The Netherlands National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science},
  keywords = {sport scheduling, constraint programming},
  note = {A revised version appeared in \emph{CONSTRAINTS} journal},
  number = {PNA-R9707},
  title = {Scheduling Sport Tournaments using Constraint Logic Programming},
  type = {Probability Network and Applications},
  year = 1997
}
@techreport{ScLC99b,
  address = {Rome, Italy},
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea and Lenzerini, Maurizio and Cadoli, Marco},
  date-modified = {2008-01-18 20:18:10 +0100},
  institution = {Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universit\`a di Roma ``La Sapienza''},
  keywords = {easylocal, software engineering},
  note = {Appeared in \emph{Software --- Practice \& Experience}},
  number = {11--99},
  title = {\textsc{Local++}: A {C}++ Framework for Local Search Algorithms},
  year = 1999
}
@techreport{DiSc00,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  date-modified = {2007-04-11 14:04:04 +0200},
  institution = {Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica -- Universit\`a di Udine},
  keywords = {easylocal, software engineering, local search},
  number = {UDMI/13/2000/RR},
  title = {\textsc{EasyLocal++}: An object-oriented framework for flexible design of local search algorithms},
  url = {http://www.diegm.uniud.it/schaerf/projects/local++},
  year = {2000},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://www.diegm.uniud.it/schaerf/projects/local++}
}
@techreport{DiSc01b,
  author = {Di Gaspero, Luca and Schaerf, Andrea},
  citations = {8},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:19:00 +0000},
  institution = {Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica -- Universit\`a di Udine},
  keywords = {easylocal, software engineering, timetabling, local search},
  number = {UDMI/13/2001/RR},
  title = {A case-study for \textsc{EasyLocal++}: the Course Timetabling Problem},
  url = {http://www.diegm.uniud.it/schaerf/projects/local++},
  year = {2001},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://www.diegm.uniud.it/schaerf/projects/local++}
}

Other publications

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@misc{CDDHS15,
  author = {Sara Ceschia and
               Nguyen Dang Thi Thanh and
               Patrick De Causmaecker and
               Stefaan Haspeslagh and
               Andrea Schaerf},
  title = {Second International Nurse Rostering Competition {(INRC-II)} - Problem
               Description and Rules -},
  howpublished = {CoRR. ArXiv e-prints},
  journal = {CoRR},
  volume = {abs/1501.04177},
  year = {2015},
  url = {http://arxiv.org/abs/1501.04177}
}
@inbook{CDDM+08a,
  address = {London, United Kingdom},
  author = {Coppola, Paolo and Di Gaspero, Luca and Lomuscio, Raffaella and Mischis, Danny and Mizzaro, Stefano and Nazzi, Elena and Scagnetto, Ivan and Vassena, Luca},
  booktitle = {Pervasive Computing: Innovations in Intelligent Multimedia and Applications},
  citations = {15},
  date-added = {2008-09-05 10:34:37 +0200},
  date-modified = {2013-10-30 16:12:52 +0000},
  doi = {10.1007/978-1-84882-599-4_8},
  editor = {Ella Hassanien, Aboul and Abraham, Ajith and Hagras, Hani},
  isbn = {978-1-84882-598-7},
  pages = {157--180},
  publisher = {Springer},
  series = {Computer Communications and Networks},
  title = {AI Techniques in a context-aware ubiquitous environment},
  year = {2008},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84882-599-4_8}
}
@misc{ScDi07,
  author = {Schaerf, Andrea and Di Gaspero, Luca},
  date-added = {2007-12-03 11:17:08 +0100},
  date-modified = {2007-12-03 11:19:45 +0100},
  howpublished = {Private Hospital Healthcare Europe},
  pages = {IT 15-16},
  title = {Automatic timetabling in healthcare organisations},
  year = {2007}
}
@misc{MoSc98,
  address = {Brighton, UK},
  author = {Moscato, Pablo and Schaerf, Andrea},
  keywords = {local search, scheduling, survey},
  note = {Notes of the tutorial given at the 13th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI-98)},
  publisher = {John Wiley and Sons},
  title = {Local Search Techniques for Scheduling Problems},
  url = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/MoSc98.pdf},
  year = 1998,
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://satt.diegm.uniud.it/uploads/Papers/MoSc98.pdf}
}
@misc{BCDSU14,
  author = {Ruggero Bellio and Sara Ceschia and Di Gaspero, Luca and Andrea Schaerf and Tommaso Urli},
  date-modified = {2015-03-12 12:32:03 +0000},
  journal = {CoRR},
  howpublished = {CoRR. ArXiv e-prints},
  title = {Feature-based tuning of simulated annealing applied to the curriculum-based course timetabling problem},
  url = {http://arxiv.org/abs/1409.7186},
  volume = {abs/1409.7186},
  year = {2014},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://arxiv.org/abs/1409.7186}
}