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The NEO Research group works at the Institute of Software (IIS) and sits in the Department LCC of the University of Malaga (Spain). NEO is composed of both young and experienced members with the global target of using artificial intelligence and software engineering for solving multidisciplinary Real-World Problems of interest for our society. This includes smart cities, intelligent software tools, transport, environmental advances, intelligent communications in vehicles, and more.

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NEO in EU COST Action CA22137

Both Zakaria Abdelmoiz DAHI and Francisco CHICANO have been accepted as members of the working group N° 3 of the EU COST Action CA22137 Randomised Optimisation Algorithms Research Network (ROAR-NET). The project will last from 02/10/2023 to 01/10/2027. More details can be found on this LINK.

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Quantum Computer Simulator Repository

Happy to announce the release of Ψ-Rep: a repository for quantum computer simulators. It is based on a previously published work of NEO members: Zakaria Abdelmoiz DAHI, Enrique Alba, Francisco Chicano, Gabriel Luque and Rodrigo Gil-Merino. The goal is to provide an archive keeping track of advances in the field and assisting practitioners in choosing the most convenient…

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NEO Paper in GECCO’23 Conference

Francisco Chicano, Zakaria Abdelmoiz DAHI and Gabriel Luque, members of the NEO research group have been accepted a paper on quantum computing titled “An Efficient QAOA via a Polynomial QPU-Needless Approach” in the second edition of the workshop on Quantum Optimisation within the prestigious Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) in Lisbon on July 15-19, 2023.

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NEO Papers Accepted in CAEPIA

10 scientific works of the NEO group have been accepted in the 19th edition of the Conference of the Spanish Association of Artificial Intelligence (CAEPIA). Here is a pick of some of them: A Survey on Quantum Computer Simulators: Zakaria Abdelmoiz Dahi, Enrique Alba, Rodrigo Gil-Merino, Francisco Chicano and Gabriel Luque. Quantum Computing: Present and…

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A New GPU Infrastructure for AI

The new Exascale Laboratory will allow enhanced research and high quality publications for NEO ! https://www.diariosur.es/cronica-universitaria/laboratorio-exaescalable-infraestructura-20210420000449-ntvo.html

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Paper selected for Editor’s Choice of EJOR

The paper “Incorporating Decision-Maker’s Preferences into the AutomaticConfiguration of Bi-Objective Optimisation Algorithms” was selected as one of the Editor’s Choice Articles of the European Journal of Operational Research (Q1/IF:4.213), January, 2021.

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