Professor / Australian Laureate Fellow

School of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Room: 113
  • Building: Peter Hall Building
  • Campus: Parkville

Research Interests

  • Combinatorial optimisation
  • Continuous optimisation
  • Multi-objective optimisation
  • Performance evaluation
  • Generation of hard test instances
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Parameter estimation
  • Dimensional reduction
  • Numerical linear algebra
  • Machine Learning

Research Groups

Recent Publications

  • M. FOUMANI, A Razeghi, K. Smith-Miles. Stochastic optimization of two-machine flow shop robotic cells with controllable inspection times: From theory toward practice. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 61, 101822, 2020. doi: 10.1016/j.rcim.2019.101822.

  • M. FOUMANI, K. Smith-Miles. The impact of various carbon reduction policies on green flowshop scheduling. Applied Energy, 249, 300-315, 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.04.155.

  • Mario A Muñoz, K. Smith-Miles, M. Munoz Acosta. Generating New Space-Filling Test Instances for Continuous Black-Box Optimization.. Evolutionary computation, 1-25, 2019. doi: 10.1162/evco_a_00262.

  • Priyanga Dilini Talagala, Rob J Hyndman, K. Smith-Miles, Sevvandi Kandanaarachchi, Mario A Munoz, MA Muñoz, M. Munoz Acosta. Anomaly Detection in Streaming Nonstationary Temporal Data. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 1-21, 2019. doi: 10.1080/10618600.2019.1617160.

  • R Lewis, K. Smith-Miles, K Phillips. The school bus routing problem: An analysis and algorithm. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 10765 LNCS, 287-298, 2018. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-78825-8_24.

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Current Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Simon BOWLY "' Generating new test instances for mixed-integer programming'"

Recent Grant History

Year(s) Source Type Title
2014 - 2019 ARC ARC Laureate Fellowship Stress-testing algorithms: Generating new test instances to elicit insights
2014 - 2016 ARC Centre Of Excellence ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS)


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