Publications

International Peer-Reviewed Conferences

1. Ahmed Kattan, Doctor Faiyaz, Muhammed Arif, Two Brains Guided Interactive Genetic Algorithm, In IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics SMC2015, Hong Kong.

2. Ahmed Kattan and Yew-Soon Ong, Bayesian Inference to Sustain Evolvability in Genetic Programming, The 18th Asia Pacific Symposium on Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems (IES), Singapore 2014.

3. Ahmed Kattan, Michael Kampouridis, Yew-Soon Ong, and Khalid Mehmady, Transformation of Input Space using Statistical Moments: EA-Based Approach, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI), Beijing-China, 2014. [presentation]

4. Ahmed Kattan, Michael Kampouridis, and Alexandros Agapitos, Generalisation Enchantment via Input Space Transformation: A GP ApproachProceedings of the 14th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimisation, Springer, Garanada-Spain, 2014. (Best paper award nominated) [presentation]

5. Alexandros Agapitos, James McDermott, Michael O'Neill, Ahmed Kattan, Anthony Brabazon, Higher Order Functions for Kernel Regression, Proceedings of the 14th European, Conference on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimisation, Springer, Garanada-Spain, 2014.

6. Ahmed Kattan, Yew-Soon Ong, and Edgar Galván-López, Multi-Agent Multi-Issue Negotiations with Incomplete Information: A Genetic Algorithm Based on Discrete Surrogate Approach, Annual IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Mexico 2013.[presentation]

7. Edgar Galvan-Lopez, Brendan Cody-Kenny, Leonardo Trujillo and Ahmed Kattan, Using Semantics in the Selection Mechanism in Genetic Programming: a Simple Method for Promoting Semantic Diversity, Annual IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Mexico 2013.

8. Ahmed Kattan and Shaheen Fatima, Agendas and Strategies for Negotiation in Dynamic Environments: A Surrogate Based Approach, Proceedings of the 17th annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation, Philadelphia, USA, 2012. ACM. [presentation]

9. Ahmed Kattan and Mohamed Arif, PSO Based on Surrogate Modeling as Meta-Search to Optimise Evolutionary Algorithms Parameters, Proceedings of the 17th annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation, Philadelphia, USA, 2012. ACM.

10. Ahmed Kattan and Edgar Galván-López,  Evolving Radial Basis Function Networks via GP for Estimating Fitness Values using Surrogate Models, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI), Brisbane-Australia, 2012.[presentation]

11. Ahmed Kattan and Shaheen Fatima, PSO as a Meta-Search for Hyper-GA System to Evolve Optimal Agendas for Sequential Multi-Issue Negotiation, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI), Brisbane-Australia, 2012. [presentation]

12. Adnan Fakih and Ahmed Kattan, Recurrent Genetic Algorithm: Sustain Evolvability, Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimisation, Springer, Malaga-Spain, 2012. [presentation]

13.  Edgar Galvan, Leonardo Trujillo, James McDermott, Ahmed Kattan, Locality in Continuous Fitness-Valued Cases and Genetic Programming Difficulty EVOLVE-A Bridge between Probability, Set Oriented Numerics, and Evolutionary Computation, pp41--56, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Mexico City, 2012.

14. Shaheen Fatima and Ahmed Kattan  Evolving Optimal Agendas for Package Deal Negotiation, Proceedings of the 13th annual conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (GECCO), Dublin, Ireland, 2011. ACM. (Best paper award nominated)

15. Alberto Moraglio and Ahmed Kattan, Geometric Generalisation of Surrogate Model Based Optimisation to Combinatorial Spaces, Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Genetic Programming, Springer, Torino-Italy,2011.

16. Ahmed Kattan, Universal Intelligent Data Compression Systems: A Review, Proceedings of the 2nd Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Conference, Colchester, ISBN: 978-1-4244-9030-1, United Kingdom, IEEE, 2010.

17. Ahmed Kattan and Riccardo Poli, Evolutionary Synthesis of Lossless Compression with GP-ZIP3, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI), Barcelona-Spain, 2010. (Best paper award nominated)

18. Ahmed Kattan, Edgar Galv´an-L´opez,  Riccardo Poli,  Michael O’Neill, GP-fileprints: File Types Detection using GP, Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Genetic Programming, A.I. Esparcia-Alcazar et al. (Eds.): EuroGP 2010, LNCS 6021, pp. 134--145. Springer, Heidelberg, 2010.[presentation]

19. Ahmed Kattan, Alexandros Agapitos,  Riccardo Poli, Unsupervised Problem Decomposition using Genetic Programming, Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Genetic Programming, A.I. Esparcia-Alcazar et al. (Eds.): EuroGP 2010, LNCS 6021, pp. 122--133. Springer, Heidelberg, 2010. [presentation]

20. Ahmed Kattan, Mohammed AL-Mulla, Francisco Sepulveda and Riccardo Poli, Detecting Localised Muscle Fatigue during Isometric Contraction using Genetic Programming, International Conference on Evolutionary Computation, IJCCI Springer, Pages 292—296, Madeira – Portugal, 2009.

21. Ahmed Kattan and Riccardo Poli, Genetic programming as a predictor of Data Compression saving, Artificial Evolution, LNCS Springer, Pages 13—24 Strasbourg- France, 2009.

22.  Mohmaed R. Al-Mulla, Francisco Sepulveda, Martin Colley and Ahmed Kattan, Classification of localised muscle fatigue with Genetic Programming on sEMG during isometric contraction, 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2009,USA.

23. Ahmed Kattan and Riccardo Poli, , Evolutionary Lossless Compression with GP-ZIP*, Proceedings of the 10th annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation, pages 1211-1218, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2008. ACM.

24. Ahmed Kattan and Riccardo Poli, Evolutionary Lossless Compression with GP-ZIP, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Hong Kong, 2008. ISBN: 978-1-4244-1823-7, IEEE Press.

25. Eyas El-Qawasmeh and Ahmed Kattan, Developing a New Technique for Data Compression, IADIS conference -International Association for Development of the Information Society, pp. 365-373, Portugal 2005.

26. Eyas El-Qawasmeh and Ahmed Kattan, Reversing K-MAP Usage for Developing a new Compression Algorithm, ACIT conference, Algeria 2004.

 

Peer-Reviewed Journals

1. Ahmed Kattan, Shaeen Fatima, and Mohamed Arif, An Unsupervised Learning Framework Based on Genetic Programming, Information Sciences, Elsevier, December 2014

2. Ahmed Kattan and Yew-Soon Ong, Surrogate Genetic Programming: A Semantic Aware Evolutionary Search, Information Sciences, Elsevier, November 2014 doi:10.1016/j.ins.2014.10.053

3. Yong-Hyuk Kim, Alberto Moraglio, Ahmed Kattan, and Yourim Yoon, Geometric Generalisation of Surrogate Model-Based Optimisation to Combinatorial and Program Spaces, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 184540, 10 pages.

4. Ahmed Kattan and Riccardo Poli, Evolution of Human-competitive Lossless Compression Algorithms with GP-zip2, Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines Vol. 12  No.1  March 2011. In Press.

5. Edgar Galván-López, Riccardo Poli, Ahmed Kattan,  Michael O’Neill and Anthony Brabazon, Neutrality in evolutionary algorithms… What do we know?, Journal of Evolving Systems, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, ISSN: 1868-6478, March 2011, pages 1-19.

6.  Eyas El-Qawasmeh and Ahmed Kattan, Development and investigate of a novel compression technique using Boolean minimisation, Neural Network World, International Journal on Non-Standard Computing and Artificial Intelligence - Czech Republic 2006.

 

Technical Reports 

1. Alberto Moraglio and Ahmed Kattan, Geometric Surrogate Model Based Optimisation for Genetic Programming: Initial Experiments, University of Birmingham. Technical Report. 2011.

 

Thesis

1. Ahmed Kattan, Evolutionary Synthesis of Lossless Compression Algorithms: the GP-zip Family, PhD Thesis, University of Essex, UK, 2010.

2. Ahmed Kattan, Universal Lossless Compression Technique with built-in Encryption, Master Thesis, University of Essex, UK, 2006. 

Computing and Electronic Engineering

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