Personal Data

Full name

Margarida Maria Gonçalves Vaz Pato

Publishing name

Birthday

1955-02-21T00:00:00

Academic Degrees

AGREGAÇÃO(0)

Degree date

1997

Final grade

"aprovado por unanimidade"

Degree granting institution

Universidade Técnica de Lisboa

School / College / Campus

Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão

Thesis title

-

Supervisor

José Manuel Pinto Paixão

Co-supervisor

-

Scientific area

Matemática

DOUTORAMENTO(0)

Degree date

1989

Final grade

"aprovado com distinção e louvor"

Degree granting institution

Universidade de Lisboa

School / College / Campus

Faculdade de Ciências

Thesis title

Algoritmos para Problemas de Cobertura Generalizados

Supervisor

José Manuel Pinto Paixão

Co-supervisor

-

Scientific area

Matemática

LICENCIATURA(5)

Degree date

1977

Final grade

"16 valores"

Degree granting institution

Universidade de Lisboa

School / College / Campus

Faculdade de Ciências

Thesis title

-

Supervisor

Co-supervisor

Scientific area

Matemática

Profissional activity

Period Position Institution
24-07-2000 - Full Professor ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa)
22-10-1991 - 23-07-2000 Associate Professor ISEG, UTL
04-07-1989 - 21-10-1991 Assistant Professor ISEG, UTL
01-04-1980 - 03-07-1989 Teaching Assistant ISEG, UTL
01-04-1978 - 31-03-1980 Junior Teaching Assistant ISEG, UTL

Area of scientific activity

Area of scientific activity

Main Scientific Area: Operational Research<br>Other Scientific Areas:

Mathamatics; Operational Research<br>

Specialization domain

Combinatorial Optimisation

Computational Mathematics

Current main scientific area

Mathematical modelling - network design, clustering and scheduling - in the domains of public transportation, sustainable supply chains and agriculture

Integer Programming

Heuristics

Other scientific activities

At ISEG:
Member of School Board, 2014- , Scientific Board, 2009-14
Coord. of OR scientific area, 2010-14
Program coord. of PhD in MAEG, 2009-16, MSc in DEE, 2008-14
Member of coord. team of MSc DEE, 2015-
President of Math. dept., 2010-11.

Member of:
R&D unit CMAFCIO
F3 College - Food, Farming and Forest, ULisboa

Organising committees:
ORAHS 2014
Workshop IO em Sist. de Saúde, 2012
EURO 2010
OR Running on Public Transport, 2010
IO 2006 (coordinator).

Scientific committees:
ICCL'16, ICCL'17
Mini EURO Conf. on Improving Healthcare 2015
ORAHS 2014
Optimization 2017, 2014, 2011, 2007, 2004, 2001, 98, 95
IO 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2004
VII ALIO/EURO, 2011
INOC 2005
III, IV, V, VI e VII CEMAPRE Conf., 1991, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2003.

Session co-org.:
Panel: Eur. Study on OR/MS Edu., EURO XXVIII
(Re)scheduling of Vehicles and Crew, IFORS 2011
Planning Resources in Health Care and Employee Timetabling 2, EURO 2007.

Experience as scientific advisor

Pos-doc research, ISEG:

1. "Estudo de Técnicas Multi-objectivo", Helenice de Oliveira Florentino, "adjunto" professor, departamento de Bioestatística, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" (UNESP), Brazil, 2010.


PhD thesis in "Matemática Aplicada", Instituto de Matemática Estatística e Computação Científica, UNICAMP, Campinas (SP), Brazil:

9. "Problemas do Corte Multiobjetivo Inteiro", co-supervised by Antônio Carlos Moretti, 2016;
Angelo Aliano Filho, PhD student of UNICAMP.


PhD theses in "Matemática Aplicada à Economia e à Gestão (MAEG)", ISEG:

9. "Holistic modelling of a Sustainable Supply Chain", Carlos José Lúcio Martins, started in 2013;

8. "Problemas de Escalonamento de Pessoal em Centros de Atendimento", Anabela das Neves Pereira, started in 2011.


PhD thesis in "Matemática Aplicada", Instituto de Matemática Estatística e Computação Científica, UNICAMP, Campinas (SP), Brazil:

7. "Problemas do Corte Multiobjetivo Inteiro", co-supervised by Antônio Carlos Moretti, 2016;
Angelo Aliano Filho, FAPESP grant.


PhD theses in "Estatística e Investigação Operacional", FC, UL:

6. "Planeamento de Cirurgias Electivas. Abordagens em Programação Inteira", co-supervised by Maria Eugénia Vasconcelos Captivo, 2010;
Inês Marques Proença, invited assistant professor, Statistics and Operational Research department, FC, UL and associate professor, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias;

5. "Optimização em Grafos num contexto de Redes Sociais, Tecnológicas e no ensino da Matemática. Estudo do Problema de Balanceamento de uma Comunidade na World Wide Web", co-supervised by Maria Eugénia Vasconcelos Captivo, 2008
Susana Isabel Gueifão Colaço Caldas, "adjunto" professor, Mathematics and Natural Sciences department, Escola Superior de Educação de Santarém.


PhD theses in "Investigação Operacional", FCT, UNL:

4. "Desenvolvimento de Modelos de Optimização Combinatória para o Desenho de Redes de Fluidos", co-supervised by Luís Eduardo Gouveia, 2008
Graça Maria Marques da Silva Gonçalves, assistant professor, Mathematics department, FCT, UNL;

3. "Problemas de Classificação com Objectivo Globalizante", 2005
Lídia Ludovina Lampreia Caeiro Pica Lourenço, assistant professor, Mathematics department, FCT, UNL.


PhD theses in "Matemática Aplicada à Economia e à Gestão", ISEG:

2. "Técnicas de Investigação Operacional Aplicadas a um Problema de Escalonamento de Pessoal em Contexto Hospitalar", 2003
Maria Margarida de Oliveira Moz Carrapa, assistant professor, Mathematics department, ISEG;

1. "Problema de Elaboração de Horários Escolares. Estudo e Resolução Automatizada", 2003
Marco Paulo dos Santos Carrasco, coordinator professor, Escola Superior de Gestão, Hotelaria e Turismo, Universidade do Algarve.


MSc thesis in Biometria, departamento de Bioestatística, Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" (UNESP), Botucatu, Brazil:

13. "Metaheurísticas em um problema de rotação de culturas", Angelo Aliano Filho, co-supervised by Helenice de Oliveira Florentino, 2012.


MSc theses in "Decisão Económica e Empresarial", ISEG:

14. "Distribuição dos utentes na Rede Nacional de Cuidados Continuados Integrados do Alentejo", Mafalda Patrícia Carvalho Anjos, 2016;

13. "Atividade Operacional do Banco Alimentar de Lisboa: Estudo Estatístico e Otimização de Rotas na Campanha Saco", Mafalda Mendes da Silva, at Banco Alimentar de Lisboa with the institution supervisor Eng. Manuel Norton de Matos, 2015;

12. "Dimensionamento da RNCCI na zona do Alentejo", Mafalda Patrícia Carvalho Anjos, started in 2015;

11. "Otimização do processo de vendas - Estudo de caso no Clube INTERPASS", Rita de Sousa Botinas Duarte Madeira, 2015;

10. "Agendamento de atos médicos no Instituto Português de Reumatologia", Maria Luisa Oliveira Lourenço, at Instituto Português de Reumatologia with the institution supervisor Dr Eduardo Noronha, 2014;

9. "Tarifas de electricidade em contexto de smart metering. Determinação de períodos tarifários", Paulo Nuno Viseu de Oliveira, 2012;

8. "Heurística greedy sequencial para definição de frequências e rotas: aplicação a um problema real de transporte fluvial", Ricardo José Deitado Tavares, 2012.


MSc thesis in "Investigação Operacional", FC, UL:

7. "Meta-Heurísticas para o Problema de Cobertura Generalizado", Ilda Maria Silva Cintrão, 2000.


MSc theses in "Matemática Aplicada à Economia e à Gestão", ISEG:

6. "Desenho Optimizado de Itinerários Turísticos. Alguns Métodos Heurísticos", Susana Isabel Gueifão Colaço, 1999;

5. "Problema do Desenho de uma Rede Colectiva de Distribuição de Água em Pressão. Uma abordagem Heurística", Graça Maria Marques da Silva Gonçalves, 1997;

4. "Redes Neuronais na Elaboração de Horários Escolares", Marco Paulo dos Santos Carrasco, 1996;

3. "Contributos da Optimização Discreta para a Análise Classificatória. Aplicação de Heurísticas Genéticas a uma Classificação com Precedências", Lídia Ludovina Lampreia Pica Lourenço, 1995;

2. "Problema do Desenho de Percursos de Rebatimento ao Comboio. Abordagens Heurísticas", Carlos José Lúcio Martins, 1995;

1. "Soluções Aproximadas para um Problema de Carregamento Seleccionado. ´Simulated Annealing´ e Pesquisa Tabu", Anabela das Neves Pereira, 1993.



Trainee report of the undergraduation degree in Matemática Aplicada à Economia e à Gestão, ISEG:

1. "Aplicação de Métodos Heurísticos a um Problema de Escalonamento numa Fábrica Têxtil”, Bruno Alexandre Ferreira de Gouveia Quental, 1998.


Research internship of the PhD degree in Matemática Aplicada, Instituto de Matemática Estatística e Computação Científica, UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil:

2. "Problema do corte multiobjectivo inteiro", by Angelo Aliano Filho, supported by FAPESP (Bolsa de Estágio Pesquisa Exterior), April 2015;

1. "Algoritmos exatos para problemas do corte multiobjetivo inteiro", by Angelo Aliano Filho, July/August 2014.


Research internship of the master degree in Biometria, departamento de Bioestatística, Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" (UNESP), Botucatu, Brazil, under an interchange protocol between UNESP and UTL - Processo: 000429/50/01/1995, Instrumento: 0147/2006:

2. "Metaheurísticas para o Problema de Controlo do Dengue", by Vinicius Brasilio Canale, April and May 2015;

1. "Metaheurísticas em problemas de rotação de culturas", by Angelo Aliano Filho, from May to July 2011.


Participations in R&D projects



"Modeling Routing and Rostering with Network Flows", contract PTDC/MAT-NAN/2196/2014, from January 2016, funded by FCT (member of team);

"Dimensionamento de Pessoal de Enfermagem em Unidades Hospitalares - Nursing staff dimensioning in hospital units", CHAMADA UNIVERSAL – MCTI/CNPq Nº 14/2014 – Faixa B, funded by Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação and Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq), Brazil, since november 2014 (foreign colaborator);

"Apoio à Estratégia Nacional para a Qualidade na Saúde", protocol of Faculdade de Ciências (UL) and Direcção-Geral da Saúde, since March 2011 (team coordinator);

"Estudo de Novos Modelos Matemáticos e Algoritmos para (Re)planeamento Intregrado de Viaturas-Tripulações-escalas", protocol of Faculdade de Ciências (UL) and Carris, since December 2010 (member of team);

"Avaliação e Redefinição do Sistema de Distribuição da CIMPOR", protocol of ISEG and CIMPOR, in 2008 and 2009, funded by CIMPOR (member of team);

"Optimização de Escalas de Veículos e Tripulações. Modelos Matemáticos e Técnicas de Resolução", POCT/MAT/57893/2004, from January 2005 to December 2008, funded by FCT (member of team);

"Assessoria Técnica e Investigação Científica de Apoio ao Desenvolvimento de uma Aplicação para Escalonamento e Revisão de Escalas de Pessoal de Enfermagem", protocol of Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências (UL) and Care4IT Lda , since 2004, funded by Care4IT (member of team);

"A Center of Excellence on Operational Research", POCTI-ISFL-1-152-2003, since January 2003, funded by FCT (member of team);

"Optimização Combinatória: Abordagens Algorítmicas para Novos Modelos e Problemas de Grande Dimensão", POCTI/MAT/139/94/2001, from January 2000 to December 2003, funded by FCT (member of team);

"Optimização Combinatória Abordagens Algorítmicas para Novos Modelos e Problemas de Grande Dimensão", PRAXIS XXI, contract 2/2.1/MAT/139/94, from September 1996 to December 1999, funded by FCT (member of team);

"Ship Trade Between Mainland Portugal and Madeira Azores", protocol of CEMAPRE and CEGE, in 1999, funded by EU programme INSPIRE WA/97-SC.2244 (member of team);

"Racionalização da Distribuição de Cimento", protocol of CEMAPRE and Faculdade de Ciências, UL (project ICAT/EM.91.12) with Secil, from 1991 to 1992, funded by Secil (member of team);

"Idealização Topológica de Redes", Instituto Nacional de Investigação Científica (INIC) contract no. 809.86.148, from 1986 to 1990, funded by INIC (member of team);

"Métodos Computacionais de Optimização em Redes de Transportes", protocol of Faculdade de Ciências, UL with Rodoviária Nacional, SA, from 1985 to 1987, funded by Rodoviária Nacional(member of team);

"Problemas de Distribuição e Localização", INIC contract no. 412.82.41, from 1982 to 1985, funded by INIC (member of team);

"Métodos Heurísticos e de Optimização de Equipamentos e Afectação de Recursos", INIC contract no. 18.78.44, from 1978 to 1981, funded by INIC (member of team).

Awards

Year Award Awarding entity

Publications

Artigos em revistas nacionais com arbitragem científica


  • 7. S. G. Colaço and M. V. Pato, "Desenho Optimizado de Itinerários Turísticos. Algumas Heurísticas", Investigação Operacional, vol. 23 (2003), pp. 1-16;

    6. M. P. Carrasco and M. V. Pato, "Uma Heurística Neuronal para a Elaboração de Horários Escolares", Investigação Operacional, vol. 18 (1998), pp. 101-118;

    5. M. V. Pato and M. P. Carrasco, "A Mathematical Formulation for a Secondary School Timetabling Problem", Estudos de Economia, vol. XVIII (1998), pp. 145-160;

    4. M. V. Pato and L. L. Lourenço, "A Standard Genetic Algorithm for Clustering with Precedence Constraints", Investigação Operacional, vol. 17 (1997), pp. 71-86;

    3. M. V. Pato, "Linear and Lagrangean Penalties for ILP. An Application to a Covering Problem", Investigação Operacional, vol. 12 (1992), pp. 43-50;

    2. M. V. Pato and J. P. Paixão, "Cutting Planes from Conditional Bounds for Generalized Set Covering Problems", Investigação Operacional, vol. 9 (1989), pp. 13-21;

    1. J. P. Paixão and M. V. Pato, "Primal and Dual Greedy Heuristics for the Generalized Set Covering Problem", Investigação Operacional, vol. 8 (1988), pp. 3-11.

Artigos em revistas de circulação internacional com arbitragem científica


  • 27. A. A. Filho, A. C. Moretti and M. V. Pato, "A Comparative Study of Exact Methods for the Bi-objective Integer Cutting Stock Problem", accepted, Journal of the Operational Research Society (2017);

    26. C. L. Martins, M. C. Fonseca and M. V. Pato, "Modeling the Steering of International Roaming Traffic", European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 261 (2017), pp. 735-754;

    25. I. Marques, M. E. Captivo and M. V. Pato, "A bicriteria heuristic for an elective surgery scheduling problem", Health Care Management Science, vol. 18 (2015), pp. 251-266;

    24. M. Mesquita, M. Moz, A. Paias and M. V. Pato, "A decompose-and-fix heuristic based on multi-commodity flow models for driver rostering with days-off pattern", European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 245 (2015), pp. 423-437;

    23. P. Oliveira and M. V. Pato, "Time-of-use electricity tariffs with smart meters", European Journal of Management Studies, vol. 19 (2014), pp. 9-24;

    22. A. A. Filho, H. O. Florentino and M. V. Pato, "Metaheuristics for a Crop Rotation Problem", International Journal of Metaheuristics, vol. 3 (2014), pp. 199-222;

    21. H. O. Florentino and M. V. Pato, "A Bi-objective Genetic Approach for the Selection of Sugarcane Varieties to Comply with Environmental and Economic Requirements", Journal of the Operational Research Society, vol. 65 (2014), pp. 842-854;

    20. G. M. Gonçalves, L. Gouveia and M. V. Pato, "An Improved Decomposition-Based Heuristic for Designing a Water Distribution Network for an Irrigation System", Annals of Operations Research, vol. 219 (2014), pp. 141-167;

    19. I. Marques, M. E. Captivo and M. V. Pato, "Scheduling elective surgeries in a Portuguese Hospital using a genetic heuristic", Operations Research for Health Care, vol. 3 (2014), pp. 59-72 (2014);

    18. M. Mesquita, M. Moz, A. Paias and M. V. Pato, "A decomposition approach for the integrated vehicle-crew-roster problem with days-off pattern", European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 229 (2013), pp. 318-331;

    17. A. Respício , M. Moz and M. V. Pato, "Enhanced genetic algorithms for a bi-objective bus driver rostering problem: a computational study", International Transactions in Operational Research, vol. 20 (2013), pp. 443-470;

    16. I. Marques, M. E. Captivo and M. V. Pato, "An Integer Programming Approach to Elective Surgery Scheduling. Analysis and Comparison Based on a Real Case", OR Spectrum, vol. 43 (2012), pp. 407-427;

    15. A. Rong, J. R. Figueira and M. V. Pato, "A Two State Reduction Based Dynamic Programming Algorithm for the Bi-objective 0-1 Knapsack Problem", Computers and Mathematics with Applications, vol. 62 (2011), pp. 2913-2930;

    14. M. Mesquita, M. Moz, A. Paias, J. P. Paixão, M. V. Pato and A. Respício, "A New Model for the Integrated Vehicle-Crew-Rostering Problem and a Computational Study on Rosters", Journal of Scheduling, vol. 14 (2011), pp. 319-334;

    13. M. Moz, A. Respício and M. V. Pato, "Bi-objective Evolutionary Heuristics for Bus Drivers Rostering", Public Transport, vol. 1 (2009), pp. 189-210;

    12. S. G. Colaço and M. V. Pato, "GRASP and Tabu Search Heuristics for Redesigning Web Communities", International Journal of Operations Research, vol. 5 (2008), pp. 138-153;

    11. M. V. Pato and M. Moz, "Solving a Bi-objective Nurse Rerostering Problem by Using a Utopic Pareto Genetic Heuristic", Journal of Heuristics, vol. 14 (2008), pp. 359-374;

    10. L. L. Lourenço and M. V. Pato, "The Effect of Strenghtened Linear Formulations on Improving the Lower Bounds for the Part Families with Precedence Constraints Problem", European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 183 (2007), pp. 181-196;

    9. M. Moz and M. V. Pato, "A Genetic Algorithm Approach to a Nurse Rerostering Problem", Computers & Operations Research, vol. 34 (2007), pp. 667-691;

    8. M. Moz and M. V. Pato, "Solving the Problem of Rerostering Nurse Schedules: New Multicommodity Flow Models for the Coercive Conditions Case", Annals of Operations Research, vol. 128 (2004), pp. 179-197;

    7. L. L. Lourenço and M. V. Pato, "An Improved Genetic Heuristic to Support the Design of Flexible Manufacturing Systems", Computers and Industrial Enginneering, vol. 46 (2004), pp. 141-157;

    6. M. P. Carrasco and M. V. Pato, "A Comparison of Discrete and Continuous Neural Network Approaches to Solve the Class/Teacher Timetabling Problem", European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 153 (2004), pp. 65-79;

    5. M. Moz and M. V. Pato, "An Integer Multicommodity Flow Model Applied to the Rerostering of Nurse Schedules", Annals of Operations Research, vol. 119 (2003), pp. 285-301;

    4. M. C. Mourão, M. V. Pato and A. C. Paixão, "Ship Assignment with Hub and Spoke Constraints", Maritime Policy and Management, vol. 94 (2001), pp. 163-179;

    3. G. M. Gonçalves and M. V. Pato, "A Three-Phase Procedure for Designing an Irrigation System´s Water Distribution Network", Annals of Operations Research, vol. 94 (2000), pp. 163-179;

    2. C. L. Martins and M. V. Pato, "Search Strategies for the Feeder Bus Network Design Problem", European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 106 (1998), pp. 425-440;

    1. J. P. Paixão and M. V. Pato, "A Structural Lagrangean Relaxation for Two-Duty Period Bus Driver Scheduling Problems", European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 39 (1989), pp. 213-222.

Capítulos de livros

  • 4. H. O. Florentino, M. V. Pato, D. Jones and D. R. Cantane, "Production and Management of Sugarcane Biomass: Process Optimization", chapter 2 in Biomass Production and Uses, E. Jacob-Lopes and L. Q. Zepka (eds.), open access publication, InTech, pp. 11-28, 2015, ISBN 978-953-51-2181-7, http//dx.doi.org/10.5772/61533;

    3. M. P. Carrasco and M. V. Pato, "A Potts Neural Network Heuristic for the Class/Teacher Timetabling Problem", in Metaheuristics: Computer Decision Making, M. C. G. Resende and J. P. de Sousa (eds.), Applied Optimization Book Series, P. M. Pardalos and D. W. Hearn (series eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, pp. 173-186;

    2. M. P. Carrasco and M. V. Pato, "A Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm for the Class/Teacher Timetabling Problem", in Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling, E. Burke and W. Erben (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2001, vol. 2079, pp. 3-17;

    1. J. P. Paixão, I. M. Branco, M. E. Captivo, M. V. Pato, J. R. Eusébio and L. S. G. Amado, "Bus and Crew Scheduling on a Microcomputer", in OR Models on Microcomputers, J. D. Coelho and L. V. Tavares (eds.), North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1986, pp. 79-95.

Livros (autor)


  • 2. A. A. Filho, H. O. Florentino and M. V. Pato, Metaheurísticas para um Problema de Rotação de Culrturas. Uma Aplicação em Contexto Real, online edition of the master thesis of A. A. Filho, Novas Edições Acadêmicas, Brazil, 2014, ISBN 978-3-639-68236-6;

    1. M. C. Mourão, L. S. Pinto, O. Simões, J. Valente and M. V. Pato, Investigação Operacional. Exercícios e Aplicações, Verlag Dashöfer, Lisboa, 2011.

Outras publicações

  • Monographs:

    3. "Meta-Heurísticas para Problemas de Cobertura. Uma Introdução", lesson for "Agregação" in Mathematics, ISEG, UTL, 1997;

    2. "Relatório sobre o Programa, Conteúdo e Métodos de Ensino Teórico e Prático das Matérias da Disciplina Programação Matemática II", report for "Agregação" in Mathematics, ISEG, 1997;

    1. "Relatório sobre o Programa, Conteúdo e Métodos de Ensino Teórico e Prático das Matérias da Disciplina Optimização", report for Associate Professor contest, ISEG, 1991.


    Abstracts with referees:

    10. T. Melo, C. L. Martins and M. V. Pato, "A tri-objective multi-period model to redesign a food bank supply chain network", OR2017 Conference – The Annual International Conference of the German Operations Research Society (GOR), Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, September 2017, 1 page;

    9. T. Melo, C. L. Martins and M. V. Pato, "Redesign of a food bank supply chain considering economic, environmental and social issues", International Symposium on Locational Decisions 2017, organised by Dmitry Krass, Toronto and Huntsville, Ontario, Canada, July 2017, 3 pages;

    8. C. L. Martins, T. Melo and M. V. Pato, "A tri-objective strategic model for a food bank supply chain", ICCL’16 – 7th International Conference on Computational Logistics “Road to logistics excellence”, organised by CMAFCIO, Faculty of Sciences, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, September 2016, 2 pages;

    7. M. Moz, M. Mesquita and A. Paias, "Comparison of Two Driver Rostering Models", ICCL’13 – 4th International Conference on Computational Logistics, organised by Institute of Information Systems (University of Hamburg), department of Transport (Technical University of Denmark), and IT (University of Copenhagen), Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2013, abstract, 2 pages;

    6. A. A. Filho, H. O. Florentino and M. V. Pato, "Simulated Annealing em um problema de rotação de culturas", in Abstracts Book, CNMAC 2012 – XXXIV Congresso Nacional de Matemática Aplicada e Computacional, organised by Sociedade Brasileira de Matemática Aplicada e Computacional, Águas de Lindóia (SP), Brazil, Setptember 2012, abstract, pp. 463-464, ISSN 1984-8218;

    5. M. V. Pato and S. G. Colaço, "A Bi-objective Approach for the Web Community Reconfiguring Problem", in Abstracts Book, MCDM 2008 – 19th International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Auckland, January 2008, extended abstract, 2 pages;

    4. A. Respício, M. Moz and M. V. Pato, "A Memetic Algorithm for a Bi-objective Bus Driver Rostering Problem", in Proceedings of MIC´2007 – 7th Metaheuristics International Conference, Montreal, June 2007, extended abstract, 3 pages;

    3. M. Moz, A. Respício and M. V. Pato, "Bi-objective Evolutionary Heuristics for Bus Drivers Rostering", in CASPT 2006 – 10th International Conference on Computer-Aided Scheduling of Public Transport, Leeds, June 2006, extended abstract, 14 pages;

    2. M. P. Carrasco and M. V. Pato, "Solving Real Class/Teacher Timetabling Problems Using Neural Networks", in PATAT 2002 – Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling: Fourth International Conference, Abstracts Book, Gent, August 2002, abstract, LNCS 2740, pp. 173-173;

    1. M. P. Carrasco and M. V. Pato, "A Potts Neural Network Heuristic for the Class/Teacher Timetabling Problem", in Proceedings of MIC´2001 - 4th Metaheuristics International Conference, Porto, July 2001, extended abstract, pp. 139-142.


    Working papers (unpublished):

    14. C. L. Martins, T. Melo and M. V. Pato, "Redesigning a food bank supply chain network. Part I: Background and mathematical formulation", Schriftenreihe Logistik der Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften der HTW SAAR, Technical reports on Logistics of the Saarland Business School, Nr. 10, 2016;

    13. M. Mesquita, M. Moz, A. Paias and M. V. Pato, "An Integrated Vehicle-Crew-Roster Problem with Days-off Pattern", Working paper nº 7/2010, Centro de Investigação Operacional, 2010;

    12. M. Mesquita, M. Moz, A. Paias and M. V. Pato, "A Decomposition Approach to the Integrated Vehicle-Crew-Rostering Problem", Working paper nº 3/2009, Centro de Investigação Operacional, 2009;

    11. S. G. Colaço and M. V. Pato, "A bi-objective hub-and-spoke approach for reconfiguring Web communities", Working paper nº 4/2008, Centro de Investigação Operacional, 2008;

    10. A. Respício, M. Moz and M. V. Pato, "A Memetic Algorithm for a Bi-objective Bus Driver Rostering Problem", Working paper nº 13/2007, Centro de Investigação Operacional, 2007;

    9. M. Moz and M. V. Pato, "Formalização do Problema da Substituição de Pessoal de Enfermagem em Falta a Escalas de Serviço", Working paper n° 3/99, Centro de Investigação Operacional, 1999;

    8. M. V. Pato, "Método Heurístico-Lagrangeano para o Problema de Escalonamento Agregado", Documento de trabalho n° 99, CEMAPRE, 1988;

    7. J. P. Paixão and M. V. Pato, "Análise de Pior-Caso no Comportamento de Heurísticas ´Greedy´ para o Problema de Cobertura Generalizado", Nota n° 9/87, CEAUL/INIC, 1987;

    6. J. P. Paixão and M. V. Pato, "Heuristics, Lagrangean Relaxation and Penalties for the Two-Duty Period Scheduling Problem", Nota n° 1/87, CEAUL/INIC, 1986;

    5. M. V. Pato, "Aplicação da Programação Linear Inteira ao Escalonamento dos Condutores de Transportes Urbanos", Documento de trabalho n° 9, CEMAPRE, 1986;

    4. M. V. Pato and J. P. Paixão, "Análise Empírico-Estatística de Heurísticas para o Problema de Cobertura Generalizado", Nota n° 22/86, CEAUL/INIC, 1986;

    3. J. P. Paixão and M. V. Pato, "Heuristics for an Operator Scheduling Problem", Nota n° 10/85, CEAUL/INIC,1985;

    2. J. P. Paixão and M. V. Pato, "Greedy Heuristics for Generalized Set Covering Problems: A Computational Study", Nota n° 8/85, CEAUL/INIC, 1985;

    1. J. P. Paixão and M. V. Pato, "Escalonamento Óptimo de Pessoal Sujeito a Horários Cíclicos", Nota nº 4/84, CEAUL/INIC, 1984.


    Others:

    8. A. P. Teixeira, H. W. Ittmann, J. Belien, J. Miranda, M. Laumanns and M. V. Pato, "European Study on OR/MS Education Aggregate Report – Preliminary Results”, activity report of the project "European Study on OR/MS Education", with collaboration of Kenneth Sörensen, June 2016, (2016), PDF-ISBN978-989-8806-09-3;

    7. J. Belien, H. W. Ittmann, M. Laumanns, J. Miranda, M. V. Pato and A. P. Teixeira, "Study examines European OR/MS education", ORMS Today, vol. 4 (2016), pp. 48-51;

    6. J. Belien, H. W. Ittmann, M. Laumanns, J. Miranda, M. V. Pato and A. P. Teixeira, "European Study on OR/MS Education: first results and prospects", ORMS-CORS News Magazine, journal of the Croatian Operational Research Society (CRORS), Croatia, vol. 3 (2016), pp. 9-11, ISSN: 1849-2762;

    5. A. P. Teixeira, J. Miranda and M. Pato, "Educação em Investigação Operacional no Ensino Superior: a primeira fase de um estudo europeu", Boletim da APDIO, vol. 53 (2015), pp. 9-10;

    4. M. E. Captivo, I. Marques and M. V. Pato, "ORAHS 2014", Boletim da APDIO, vol. 51 (2014), pp. 3;

    3. H. O. Florentino and M. V. Pato, "A Bi-Objective Genetic Approach for the Selection of Sugarcane Varieties Coping with Environmental and Economic Requirements", abstract, CICIC 2011 – Conferencia Iberoamericana de Complejidad, Informática y Cibernética: CICIC 2011, Orlando, Florida, March, http://www.iiis2011.org/cicic/Program/html/program-public.asp?vc=40;

    2. S. G. Colaço, C. Rebelo and M. V. Pato, "Problemas de Optimização em Redes Sociais e Tecnológicas. Algumas actividades para a aula de Matemática", in Actas do PROFMAT2005 – Encontro Nacional de Professores de Matemática, Évora, November 2005, com. 38;

    1. M. V. Pato and M. P. Carrasco, "Problema de Elaboração de Horários Escolares: Modelização em Programação Matemática e Algoritmo Genético", Millenium, Revista do Instituto Superior Politécnico de Viseu, ano 6, nº 24, October (2001), pp. 165-183.


Publicações em actas de encontros científicos

  • 21. A. Aliano Filho, A. Moretti and M. V. Pato, "Aplicação do algoritmo epsilon-restrito com uma heurística de arredondamento no Problema do Corte Unidimensional Inteiro Multiobjetivo", Anais do XLVII SBPO – Simpósio Brasileiro de Pesquisa Operacional, organised by SOBRAPO, Luiz Satoru Ochi (ed.), pp. 3983-3994, Porto Galinhas, Brazil, August 2015;

    20. A. Aliano Filho, H. O. Florentino and M. V. Pato, "Hybrid metaheuristics for crop rotation", Atas do CMAC Sudeste 2013 – Congresso de Matemática Aplicada e Computacional, I. L. Freire and R. M. Jafelice (eds.), organised by Faculdade de Ciências, UNESP, Bauru (SP), Brazil, September 2013, published by Sociedade Brasileira de Matemática Aplicada e Computacional (SBM), pp. 53-58, ISBN 978-85-8215-043-6;

    19. I. Marques, M. E. Captivo and M. V. Pato, "A bi-criteria approach for an elective surgery scheduling problem", Proceedings of ISORAP – 2013 International Symposium on Operational Research and Applications, organised by Mohamed VI International Accademy of Civil Aviation, Casablanca (Marocco) and other institutions, A. Menou (ed.), Marrakesh, Marocco, May 2013, pp. 621-627;

    18. I. Marques, M. E. Captivo and M. V. Pato, "Exact and heuristic approaches for elective surgery scheduling", Actas do XVI CLAIO, L. Satoru Ochi (ed.), organised by ALIO and XLIV SBPO – XLIV Simpósio Brasileiro de Pesquisa Operacional, organised by SOBRAPO, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 2012, pp. 3729-3738;

    17. I. Marques, M. E. Captivo and M. V. Pato, "Planning elective surgeries in a Portuguese hospital: Study of different mutation rules for a genetic heuristic", Lecture Notes in Management Science, Proceedings of ICAOR'12 – 4th International Conference on Applied Operational Research, P. Luangpaiboon, M. Moz and V. Dedoussis (eds.), Bangkok, Thailand, July 2012, Lecture Notes in Management Science, vol. 4, pp. 238-243;

    16. I. Marques, M. E. Captivo and M. V. Pato, "Planning elective surgeries in a Portuguese hospital using a genetic heuristic", Proceedings of ORAHS 2012 – 38th International Meeting of the EURO Working Group on OR Applied to Health Services, E. Hans and I. Vliegen (eds.), Enschede, The Netherlands, June 2012;

    15. G. M. Gonçalves, L. L. Lourenço and M. V. Pato, "An elitist genetic heuristic for the K-clusters with fixed cardinality problem", Proceedings of the 14th WSEAS International Conference on Mathematical Methods, Computational Techniques and Intelligent Systems (MAMECTIS’12), A. J. Viamonte (ed.), Porto, June 2012, Mathematical Models and Methods in Modern Science, WSEAS Press, ISBN: 978-1-61804-106-7, pp. 160-165;

    14. M. Mesquita, M. Moz, A. Paias and M. V. Pato, "Planning bus driver rosters", Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES), organised by Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC), C. J. Luz and F. Valente (eds.), Vilamoura, Portugal, February 2012, http://www.scitepress.org/DigitalLibrary, SciTePress (publisher), pp. 415-420;

    13. A. Aliano Filho, H. O. Florentino and M. V. Pato, "A genetic algorithm for crop rotation", Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES), organised by Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC), C. J. Luz and F. Valente (eds.), Vilamoura, Portugal, February 2012, SciTePress (publisher), http://www.scitepress.org/DigitalLibrary, pp. 454-457;

    12. H. O. Florentino and M. V. Pato, "Algoritmo Genético Bi-objectivo para Seleção de Variedades da Cana-de-Açúcar", Anais do XLIII SBPO – XLIII Simpósio Brasileiro de Pesquisa Operacional, S. Martins and L. Satoru Ochi (eds.), organised by Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa Operacional (SOBRAPO), Ubatuba (SP), Brazil, August 2011, pp. 423-430;

    11. M. Mesquita, M. Moz, A. Paias and M. V. Pato, "Comparing Roster Patterns within a Single Depot Vehicle-Crew-Roster Problem", Proceedings of the VII ALIO/EURO – Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization, Porto, May 2011, http://www.dcc.fc.up.pt/ALIO-EURO-2011/, A. Viana, M. Gomes, J. P. Pedroso and M. T. Costa (eds.), pp. 218-221;

    10. I. Marques, M. E. Captivo and M. V. Pato, "An Integer Programming Approach for Elective Surgery Scheduling in a Lisbon Hospital", Proceedings of the VII ALIO/EURO – Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization, Porto, May 2011, http://www.dcc.fc.up.pt/ALIO-EURO-2011/, An. Viana, M. Gomes, J. P. Pedroso and M. T. Costa (eds.), pp. 181-183;

    9. M. V. Pato and H. O. Florentino, "A Bi-Objective Approach for Selection of Sugarcane Varieties in Brazilian Companies", Proceedings of the VII ALIO/EURO – Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization, Porto, May 2011, http://www.dcc.fc.up.pt/ALIO-EURO-2011/, A. Viana, M. Gomes, J. P. Pedroso and M. T. Costa (eds.), pp. 102-103;

    8. G. M. Gonçalves, L. L. Lourenço and M. V. Pato, "A Two-Phase Local Search for the K-Clusters with Fixed Cardinality Problem", Proceedings of The 12th WEAS International Conference on Mathematical and Computational Methods in Science and Engineering (MACMESE’10), Faro, November 2010, T. Panagopoulos (ed.), pp. 88-92;

    7. M. Mesquita, M. Moz, A. Paias and M. V. Pato, "An integrated vehicle-crew-roster problem with days-off pattern", Selected Papers of the Annual International Conference of the German Operations Research Society, Operations Research Proceedings 2010, Munich, German, September 2010, Bo Hu, K. Morasch, S. Pickl e M. Siegle (eds.), Springer, Berlin, pp. 245-250, 2011;

    6. M. Moz and M. V. Pato, "On Modelling and Solving Nurse Rostering and Rerostering Problems", in Proceedings of ICAOR’08 – 1st International Conference on Applied Operational Research, Yerevan, Armenia, September 2008, K. Sheibani (ed.), Lecture Notes in Management Sciences, vol. 1, Institute for Operational Research, Systems Design and Financial Services, ISSN: 2008-0050, pp. 9-17;

    5. M. Moz and M. V. Pato, "A Bi-objective Network Flow Approach for Nurse Rerostering", in Proceedings of INOC 2005 - International Network Optimization Conference, Lisbon, March 2005, L. Gouveia and M. C. Mourão (eds.), ISSN: 1762-5734, pp. B3.817;

    4. S. G. Colaço and M. V. Pato, "Counterbalancing Network Desequilibria within Web Communities. A Heuristic Approach", in Proceedings of INOC 2005 - International Network Optimization Conference, Lisbon, March 2005, L. Gouveia and M. C. Mourão (eds.), ISSN: 1762-5734, pp. B2.655;

    3. L. L. Lourenço and M. V. Pato, "A Binary Linear Programming Formulation for the Part Families with Precedence Constraints Problem", in Proceedings of the IIE Annual Conference, Dallas, May 2001, published by Institute of Industrial Engineers, Atlanta, CDROM produced by EP Innovations, Lafayette, Indiana, 2001;

    2. S. G. Colaço and M. V. Pato, "Desenho Optimizado de Itinerários Turísticos. Algumas Heurísticas", in Actas da VI Conferência sobre Aplicações da Matemática à Economia e à Gestão, Lisbon, June 2000, A. E. dos Reis, M. C. Mourão, F. Pimenta, J. Nicolau and O. Simões (eds.), pp. 479-499;

    1. C. Mourão, M. V. Pato and A. C. Paixão, "Ship Assignment with Hub and Spoke Constraints", in Actas da VI Conferência sobre Aplicações da Matemática à Economia e à Gestão, Lisbon, June 2000, A. E. dos Reis, M. C. Mourão, F. Pimenta, J. Nicolau and O. Simões (eds.), pp. 443-460.



Teses


  • 1. "Algoritmos para Problemas de Cobertura Generalizados", PhD thesis, Faculdade de Ciências, UL, 1989.

Communications

Outras comunicações orais

176. "A tri-objective multi-period model to redesign a food bank supply chain network", co-authors T. Melo and C. L. Martins, OR2017 Conference – The Annual International Conference of the German Operations Research Society (GOR), Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany, September 2017;

175. "Um modelo de programação de rotação de culturas biobjetivo e métodos de solução", co-authors A. A. Filho and H. O. Florentino, CNMAC 2017 - XXXVII Congresso Nacional de Matemática Aplicada e Computacional, organised by SBMAC - Sociedade de Matemática Aplicada e Computacional, São José dos Campos (SP), Brazil, September 2017;

174. "A decompose-and fix heuristic for re-rostering bus drivers", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz and A. Paias, Optimization 2017, organised by CMAFCIO, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, September 2017;

173. "Performance comparison of modeling approaches for the Steering of International Roaming problem", co-authors M. C. Fonseca and C. L. Martins, Optimization 2017, organised by CMAFCIO, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, September 2017;

172. "Redesign of a food bank supply chain considering economic, environmental and social issues", co-authors T. Melo and C. L. Martins, International Symposium on Locational Decisions 2017, organised by Dmitry Krass, Toronto and Huntsville, Ontario, Canada, July 2017;

171. "An integrated framework for bus driver rostering and re-rostering", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz and A. Paias, VeRoLog – 6th Meeting of the EURO Working Group on Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Holland, July 2017;

170. "Estudo Europeu em Investigação Operacional no Ensino Superior: resultados importantes e tendências preliminares", co-authors J. Miranda and A. P. Teixeira, IO 2017 – 18º Congresso da APDIO, Valença, June 2017;

169. "A tri-objective strategic model for a food bank supply chain", co-authors C. L. Martins and T. Melo, 7th International Conference on Computational Logistics (ICCL’16) “Road to logistics excellence”, organised by CMAFCIO, Faculty of Sciences, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, September 2016;

168. "European Study on OR/MS Education: Brief Results and Preliminary Trends", co-authors J. Belien, H. W. Hittmann, M. Laumanns, J. Miranda and A. P. Teixeira, EURO XXVIII – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session Panel: European Study on OR/MS Education of the stream Iniciatives for OR Education, Poznan, Poland, July 2016;

167. "Modeling the Steering of International Roaming Traffic", co-authors M.C. Fonseca and C.L. Martins, EURO XXVIII – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session Flows and Routing Problems of the stream Telecommunications and Network Optimization, Poznan, Poland, July 2016;

166. "Modelling the steering of international roaming traffic problem", co-authors J. Miranda and A. P. Teixeira, IO 2015 – 17º Congresso da APDIO, Portalegre, September 2015;

165. "Modelling the steering of international roaming traffic problem", co-authors M. C. Fonseca and C. L. Martins, IO 2015 – 17º Congresso da APDIO, Portalegre, September 2015;

164. "Aplicação do algoritmo epsilon-restrito com uma heurística de arredondamento no Problema de Corte Unidimensional Inteiro Multiobjetivo", co-authors A. A. Filho and A. Moretti, XLVII SBPO – Simpósio Brasileiro de Pesquisa Operacional, organised by SOBRAPO, Porto Galinhas, Brazil, August 2015;

163. "Several Approaches for Solving the Multiobjective One-Dimensional Cutting-Stock Problem", co-authors A. A. Filho and A. Moretti, ISMP 2015 – 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Pittsburgh, USA, July 2015;

162. "Metaheurísticas no auxílio do controle do mosquito transmissor da dengue", co-authors V. Canale and H. O. Florentino, IX Congresso Latinoamericano de Biomatemática, organised by Instituto de Biociências de Botucatu, UNESP, Brazil, July 2015;

161. "Optimization Model Applied to Chemical, Biological and Physical Dengue Control", co-authors D. R. Cantane, H. O. Florentino, F. Santos, C. Reis, D. Jones, R. A. Oliveira, M. Cerasuolo and L. Lyra, EURO XXVII – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session Optimization in Bioinformatics of the stream Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and Medicine, Glasgow, United Kingdom, July 2015;

160. "A decompose-and-fix heuristic for driver rostering", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz and A. Paias, VeRoLog – EURO Working Group on Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization, University of Vienna, Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics, Vienna, Austria, June 2015;

159. "Application of a Genetic Algorithm for Optimized Chemical and Biological Dengue Control", co-authors H. O. Florentino, D. R. Cantane, F. Santos, C. A. dos Reis, D. Jones, M. Cerasuolo and R. A. Oliveira, EURO Mini Conference on Improving Healthcare: new challenges, new approaches, Coimbra, organised by APDIO, INESC Coimbra and Faculdade de Economia (Universidade de Coimbra), Coimbra, March/April 2015;

158. "Driver rostering problems with days-off patterns", co-authors M. Moz, M. Mesquita and A. Paias, 2º Encontro do Centro de Investigação Operacional, organized by Centro de Investigação Operacional, ULisboa, Lisboa, March 2015;

157. "Bicriteria elective surgery scheduling using an evolutionary algorithm", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, ORAHS 2014 – 40th International Meeting of the EURO Working Group on OR Applied to Health Services, Lisboa, July 2014;

156. "Metodologias de Investigação Operacional aplicadas a planeamento agrícola: dois casos de estudo", co-authors H. O. Florentino and A. Aliano Filho, Encontro Nacional da Sociedade Portuguesa de Matemática 2014, organised by Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (UNL), Monte da Caparica, July 2014;

155. "MIP-based heuristics for driver rostering", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Mesquita and A. Paias, ISCO 2014 – 3rd International Symposium on Combinatorial Optimization, organised by CIO (ULisboa), Lisboa, March 2014;

154. "Modelling the steering of international roaming traffic problem", co-author C. Martins, 2014 INFORMS Telecom – 12th INFORMS Telecommunications Conference, organised by Informs Technical Section on Telecommunications and CIO (ULisboa), Lisboa, March 2014;

153. "Hybrid metaheuristics for crop rotation", co-authors A. Aliano Filho and H. O. Florentino, CMAC Sudeste 2013 – Congresso de Matemática Aplicada e Computacional, organised by Faculdade de Ciências, UNESP, Bauru (SP), Brazil, September 2013;

152. "Comparison of Two Driver Rostering Models", co-authors M. Moz, M. Mesquita and A. Paias, ICCL’13 – 4th International Conference on Computational Logistics, organised by Institute of Information Systems (University of Hamburg), department of Transport (Technical University of Denmark), and IT (University of Copenhagen), Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2013;

151. "Modelling and solving driver rostering problems", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz and A. Paias, EWGT – 16th Working Group on Transportation, organised by INESC Technology and Science, CITTA (Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto) and IDMEC (IST, UTL), Porto, September 2013;

150. "A Bicriteria Heuristic Approach for an Elective Surgery Scheduling Problem", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, ORAHS 2013 – 39th International Meeting of the EURO Working Group on OR Applied to Health Services, Istambul, Turkey, July 2013;

149. "A Simple Bi-criteria Heuristic Approach for an Elective Surgery Scheduling Problem", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, EURO XXVI/INFORMS Joint International Meeting, invited to the session Operating Rooms of the main stream on Heath Care Management, Rome, Italy, July 2013;

148. "Genetic and Exact Approaches for the k-Clusters with Fixed Cardinality Problem", co-authors L. L. Lourenço and G. M. Gonçalves, EURO XXVI/INFORMS Joint International Meeting, invited to the session Combinatorial Optimization and Applications II of the main stream on Combinatorial Optimization, Rome, Italy, July 2013;

147. "Comparing two MILP formulations for driver rostering", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz and A. Paias, EURO XXVI/INFORMS Joint International Meeting, invited to the session Public Transport of the main stream on Optimization in Public Transport, Rome, Italy, July 2013;

146. "An enhanced genetic algorithm for a biobjective bus driver rostering problem", co-authors A. Respício and M. Moz, EURO XXVI/INFORMS Joint International Meeting, invited to the session Rostering and Task Assignment of the main stream on Timetabling and Rostering, Rome, Italy, July 2013;

145. "Modelos matemáticos para planeamento de escalas de motoristas", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz and A. Paias, IO 2011 – 16º Congresso da APDIO, Bragança, Portugal, June 2013;

144. "Uma heurística simples bi-critério para um problema de planeamento de cirúrgias electivas", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, IO 2011 – 16º Congresso da APDIO, Bragança, Portugal, June 2013;

143. "A Bicriteria Approach for an Elective Surgery Scheduling Problem", co-authors M. E. Captivo and I. Marques, ISORAP2013 – 2013 International Symposium on Operational Research and Applications, organised by Mohamed VI International Academy of Civil Aviation, Marrakesh, Marocco, May 2013;

142. "Planning elective surgeries in a Portuguese hospital", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, Encontros de IO, organised by Centro de Investigação Operacional, Faculdade de Ciências (UL), Lisboa, September 2012;

141. "Exact and heuristic approaches for elective surgery scheduling", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, XVI CLAIO e XLIV SBPO – XLIV Simpósio Brasileiro de Pesquisa Operacional, organised by ALIO e SOBRAPO, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 2012;

140. "Solving the the integrated vehicle-crew rostering problem", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz and A. Paias, 1st Workshop on the Paths of Combinatorial Optimization Applications in Portugal (coa.pt 2012), organised by APDIO, Sabrosa, Portugal, September 2012;

139. "Scheduling and planning in health care services: Some case studies", invited talk, 1st Workshop on the Paths of Combinatorial Optimization Applications in Portugal (coa.pt 2012), organised by APDIO, Sabrosa, Portugal, September 2012;

138. "Planning elective surgeries in a Portuguese hospital: Study of different mutation rules for a genetic heuristic", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, ICAOR’12 – 4th International Conference on Applied Operational Research – and SCHEALS 2012 – International Workshop on Scheduling in Healthcare Systems – Joint Meeting, organised by Tadbir Operational Research Group, Bangkok, Thailand, July 2012;

137. "Planning elective surgeries in a Portuguese hospital using a genetic heuristic", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, ORAHS 2012 – 38th International Meeting of the EURO Working Group on OR Applied to Health Services, Enschede, The Netherlands, July 2012;

136. "A genetic approach for planning elective surgeries in a Portuguese hospital", co-authors M. E. Captivo and I. Marques, EURO XXV – European Congress on Operational Research, Vilnius, Lithuania, July 2012;

135. "An improved decomposition-based heuristic for the pressurized water irrigation network design problem", co-authors G. M. Gonçalves and L. Gouveia, EURO XXV – European Congress on Operational Research, Vilnius, Lithuania, July 2012;

134. "An elitist genetic heuristic for the K-clusters with fixed cardinality problem", co-authors L. L. Lourenço and G. M. Gonçalves, The 14th WSEAS International Conference on Mathematical Methods, Computational Techniques and Intelligent Systems (MAMECTIS’12), Porto, June 2012;

133. "Planning bus driver rosters", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz and A. Paias, 1st International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES), organised by Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC), Vilamoura, Portugal, February 2012;

132. "A genetic algorithm for crop rotation", co-authors A. Aliano Filho and H. O. Florentino, 1st International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES), organised by Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC), Vilamoura, Portugal, February 2012;

131. "Escalonamento de Enfermeiros em Serviços Hospitalares", co-authors M. Moz and P. Caldeira, presented at the seminar A Investigação Operacional e os SI’s na Saúde: que impacto nas Organizações?, organised by Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias da Saúde, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Lisboa, January 2012;

130. "Um Método de Decomposição para Estudo de Diferentes Padrões de Folga no Contexto do Planeamento Integrado de Viaturas, Serviços e Escalas para Motoristas", invited talk at the Minissimpósio de Optimização Combinatória in the CMAC-Sudeste – Congresso de Matemática Aplicada e Computacional, Uberlândia, Brazil, September 2011;

129. "Algoritmo Genético Bi-objectivo para Seleção de Variedades da Cana-de-Açúcar", co-author H. O. Florentino, XLIII SBPO – XLIII Simpósio Brasileiro de Pesquisa Operacional, Ubatuba (SP), Brazil, August 2011;

128. "Simple heuristics for planning elective surgeries in a Portuguese hospital", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, ORAHS 2011 – 37th Annual Meeting of the EURO Working Group on OR Applied to Health Services, Cardiff, United Kingdom, July 2011;

127. "The integrated vehicle-crew-roster problem with different days-off policies", co-authors A. Paias, M. Mesquita and M. Moz, Optimization 2011, organised by APDIO and Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Monte da Caparica, Almada, Portugal, July 2011;

126. "Influence of typical days-off patterns on the solutions of an integrated vehicle-crew-roster problem", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz and A. Paias, IFORS 2011 – 19th Triennial Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies, organised by the Victorian chapter of the Australian Society for Operations Research (ASOR), invited to the session (Re)scheduling of Vehicles and Crew of the main stream on Public Transit, Melbourne, Australia, July 2011;

125. "Linear Programming and Network Problems in Mathematics Education: Middle and High School Experiences", co-authors S. G. Colaço and C. Rebelo, IFORS 2011 – 19th Triennial Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies, organised by the Victorian chapter of the Australian Society for Operations Research (ASOR), invited to the session Innovation in OR Education of the main stream on Education and Operations Research, Melbourne, Australia, July 2011;

124. "A Two-Step State Reduction Dynamic Programming Algorithm for the Bi-objective 0-1 Knapsack Problem", co-authors A. Rong and J. R. Figueira, MCDM 2011 – 21st International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Jyväskylä, Finland, June 2011;

123. "Comparing Roster Patterns within a Single Depot Vehicle-Crew-Roster Problem", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz and A. Paias, VII ALIO/EURO – Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization, organised by ALIO and EURO, invited to the session Timetabling and Rostering, Porto, Portugal, May 2011;

122. "An Integer Programming Approach for Elective Surgery Scheduling in a Lisbon Hospital", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, VII ALIO/EURO – Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization, organised by ALIO and EURO, Porto, Portugal, May 2011;

121. "A Bi-Objective Approach for Selection of Sugarcane Varieties in Brazilian Companies", co-author H. O. Florentino, VII ALIO/EURO – Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization, organised by ALIO ande EURO, Porto, Portugal, May 2011;

120. "Problema de Planeamento Integrado de Veículos, Tripulações e Escalas de Motoristas com Padrão Cíclico de Folgas ", co-authors M. Moz, M. Mesquita and A. Paias, IO 2011 – 15º Congresso da APDIO, Coimbra, Portugal, April 2011;

119. "Heurísticas para o planeamento de cirurgias electivas", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, IO 2011 – 15º Congresso da APDIO, Coimbra, Portugal, April 2011;

118. "A Bi-Objective Genetic Approach for the Selection of Sugarcane Varieties Coping with Environmental and Economic Requirements", co-author H. O. Florentino, CICIC 2011 – Conferencia Iberoamericana de Complejidad, Informática y Cibernética: CICIC 2011, organised by International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, Orlando, Florida, USA, March 2011;

117. "Mesa Redonda: Competências e Desenvolvimento Curricular em Investigação Operacional no novo contexto de Bolonha", participation, Workshop sobre o Ensino da Investigação Operacional, organised by APDIO, Coimbra, Portugal, February 2011;

116. "A Two-Phase Local Search for the K-Clusters with Fixed Cardinality Problem", co-authors G. M. Gonçalves and L. L. Lourenço, The 12th WEAS International Conference on Mathematical and Computational Methods in Science and Engineering (MACMESE’10), Faro, Portugal, November 2010;

115. "Problemas de Escalonamento de Pessoal de Enfermagem em Contexto Hospitalar", invited talk at Ciclo de Seminários do Programa de Pós-graduação em Matemática, Instituto de Biociências, Letras e Ciências Exactas (IBILCE), UNESP, Campus de São José do Rio Preto, Brazil, October 2010;

114. "Problemas de Escalonamento de Pessoal de Enfermagem em Contexto Hospitalar", invited talk at Seminário do MApliC, Departamento de Matemática, Faculdade de Ciências, UNESP, Campus de Bauru, Brazil, October 2010;

113. "Problemas de Escalonamento de Pessoal de Enfermagem em Contexto Hospitalar", invited talk at the workshop Um dia de Biometria, organised by the Programa de Pós-graduação em Biometria, Instituto de Biociências, UNESP, Campus de Botucatu, Brazil, October 2010;

112. "Problemas de Escalonamento de Pessoal de Enfermagem em Contexto Hospitalar", invited talk at Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Campus de São Carlos, Brazil, October 2010;

111. "A Two-Phase Heuristic for the K Clusters with Fixed Cardinality Problem", co-authors L. L. Lourenço and G. M. Gonçalves, EURO XXIV – European Congress on Operational Research, Lisboa, Portugal, July 2010;

110. "On Solving Real Nurse Rostering Problems", co-authors M. Moz and P. Caldeira, EURO XXIV – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session Automated Nurse Rostering of the main stream on Timetabling and Rostering, Lisboa, Portugal, July 2010;

109. "A New Hybrid Evolutionary Heuristic for the Bi-objective Bus Driver Rostering Problem", co-authors A. Respício and M. Moz, EURO XXIV – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session MOO: Scheduling Problems II of the main stream on Multi-Objective Optimization, Lisboa, Portugal, July 2010;

108. "The Integrated Vehicle-Crew-Roster Problem with Days-off Pattern", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz and A. Paias, EURO XXIV – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session Vehicle and Crew Rostering of the main stream on Public Transport, Lisboa, Portugal, July 2010;

107. "Heuristics for Planning Elective Surgeries", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, EURO XXIV – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session Scheduling in Health Care of the main stream on Scheduling, Lisboa, Portugal, July 2010;

106. "Modeling Operations Research Problems with Middle School Students", co-authors S. G. Colaço and C. Rebelo, EURO XXIV – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session and main stream on Teaching OR/MS, Lisboa, Portugal, July 2010;

105. "Optimização e Informatização do Planeamento de Cirurgias Electivas", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, III Jornadas sobre Tecnologia e Saúde, Guarda, Portugal, April 2010;

104. "Lower-Bounds for the Water Irrigation Network Design Problem", co-authors G. Gonçalves and L. Gouveia, IO 2009 – 14º Congresso da APDIO, Monte da Caparica, Portugal, September 2009;

103. "Uma Abordagem de Decomposição para o Problema Integrado de Escalonamento de Veículos, Tripulações e Planeamento de Escalas", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz and A. Paias, IO 2009 – 14º Congresso da APDIO, Monte da Caparica, Portugal, September 2009;

102. "Um Modelo de Programação Linear Inteira para o Planeamento de Cirurgias Electivas – Análise e Comparação de Resultados em Casos Reais", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, IO 2009 – 14º Congresso da APDIO, Monte da Caparica, Portugal, September 2009;

101. "Comparison of Convex Relaxations for the Water Irrigation Network Design Problem", co-authors G. Gonçalves and L. Gouveia, ISMP 2009 – 20th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Chicago, USA, August 2009;

100. "Bus Driver Rostering Problem: Confronting Bi-Objective Heuristic Approaches", co-authors M. Moz and A. Respício, EURO XXIII – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session Timetabling and Rostering of the main stream on Transport Workforce Scheduling II, Bonn, Germany, July 2009;

99. "A decomposition approach for the integrated vehicle-crew-rostering problem", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz and A. Paias, EURO XXIII – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session Optimization in Public Transport of the main stream on Vehicle and Crew Scheduling, Bonn, Germany, July 2009;

98. "Planning elective surgeries – analysis and comparison in a real case", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, EURO XXIII – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session Health Care Management of the main stream on Planning and Scheduling, Bonn, Germany, July 2009;

97. "On the Effects of Reconfiguring Web Communities", co-author S. G. Colaço, ICC-NMES’08 – International Conference on Network Modeling and Economic Systems, organised by Institute for Complexity Systems (Lisboa) and by ARC Systems Research (Viena), Lisboa, October 2008;

96. "A Decomposition Approach to the Integrated Vehicle-Crew-Rostering Problem", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz and A. Paias, AIRO 2008 – XXXIX Annual Conference of Italian Operational Research Society, Ischia, Italy, September 2008;

95. "On Modelling and Solving Nurse Rostering and Rerostering Problems", co-author M. Moz, ICAOR’08 – 1st International Conference on Applied Operational Research – and SCHEALS 2008 – International Workshop on Scheduling in Healthcare Systems – Joint Meeting, organised by the American University of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia, September 2008;

94. "Reconfiguração de Comunidades Web Recorrendo a um Modelo de Hub-and-Spoke", co-authors S. G. Colaço and M. E. Captivo, IO 2008 – 13º Congresso da APDIO, Vila Real, Portugal, March 2008;

93. "Um Algoritmo para o Problema Integrado do Escalonamento de Veículos, Tripulações e Planeamento de Escalas", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz, A. Paias, J. P. Paixão and A. Respício, IO 2008 – 13º Congresso da APDIO, Vila Real, Portugal, March 2008;

92. "Limites para o Problema de Agrupamento com Cardinalidades Fixas", co-author L. L. Lourenço, IO 2008 – 13º Congresso da APDIO, Vila Real, Portugal, March 2008;

91. "Um Modelo de Programação Linear Inteira para a Marcação de Cirurgias Electivas", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, IO 2008 – 13º Congresso da APDIO, Vila Real, Portugal, March 2008;

90. "A Bi-objective Approach for the Web Community Reconfiguring Problem", co-author S. G. Colaço, MCDM 2008 – 19th International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Auckland, New Zealand, January 2008;

89. "Programming Models and Networks", 6 hours seminar within Energy Systems Modelling course, Sustainable Energy Systems PhD program, MIT/ISEG/IST, Lisboa, Portugal, October/November 2007;

88. "Bus Driver Rostering with a Preemptive Goal Programming Approach", co-authors M. Moz and A. Respício, Optimization 2007, Porto, Portugal, July 2007;

87. "Bounds from a Quadratic Formulation for the Part Families with Precedence Constraints Problem", co-author L. L. Lourenço, Optimization 2007, Porto, Portugal, July 2007;

86. "Bi-objective Models for the Bus Driver Rostering Problem", co-authors A. Respício and M. Moz, EURO XXII – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session Metaheuristics for Multiobjective Optimization of the stream on Multiobjective Optimization, Prague, Czech Republic, July 2007;

85. "Rostering Bus Drivers with Different Optimisation Strategies", co-authors M. Moz and A. Respício, EURO XXII – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session Employee Timetabling II of the stream Timetabling and Rostering, Prague, Czech Republic, July 2007;

84. "Mixed Integer linear formulations for the K Clusters with Fixed Cardinality Problem", co-author L. L. Lourenço, EURO XXII – European Congress on Operational Research, Prague, Czech Republic, July 2007;

83. "A versatile system for (re)rostering nurses in hospital context", co-authors M. Moz and P. Caldeira, EURO XXII – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session Planning Resources in Health Care of the stream on OR in Health Care, Prague, Czech Republic, July 2007;

82. "An Integer Linear Programming Model for Elective Surgery Scheduling", co-authors I. Marques and M. E. Captivo, EURO XXII – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session Planning Resources in Health Care of the stream on OR in Health Care, Prague, Czech Republic, July 2007;

81. "Solving Public Transport Scheduling Problems", co-authors M. Mesquita, M. Moz, A. Paias, J. P. Paixão and A. Respício, EURO XXII – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the session Public Transportation of the stream on Transportation and Logistics, Prague, Czech Republic, July 2007;

80. "A Memetic Algorithm for a Bi-objective Bus Driver Rostering Problem", co-authors A. Respício and M. Moz, MIC´2007 – 6th Metaheuristics International Conference, Montreal, Canada, June 2007;

79. "A Hub-and-Spoke Model for Reconfiguring Web Communities", co-author S. G. Colaço, 1º Encontro de Analistas de Redes Sociais, ISEG, Lisboa, Portugal, June 2007;

78. "Pesquisas Tabu e GRASP para Reestruturação de Comunidades Web em Face de Dois Objectivos Contraditórios", Seminário em Engenharia e Gestão do CEG-IST, Oeiras, Portugal, November 2006;

77. "Optimização na Aula de Matemática. Problemas de Empacotamento, Cobertura e Partição", co-authors S. G. Colaço and C. Rebelo, PROFMAT 2006 – Encontro Nacional de Professores de Matemática, Setúbal, Portugal, November 2006;

76. "Alguns Problemas de Investigação Operacional na Aula de Matemática", co-author S. G. Colaço, IO 2006 - 12º Congresso da APDIO, Lisboa, Portugal, October 2006;

75. "Metaheurísticas Bi-objectivo para Escalonamento de Motoristas de Transportes Urbanos", co-authors A. Respício and M. Moz, IO 2006 – 12º Congresso da APDIO, Lisboa, Portugal, October 2006;

74. "Sobre uma Formulação com Reforço de Desigualdades para o Problema das Famílias de Partes com Restrições de Precedência", co-author L. L. Lourenço, IO 2006 – 12º Congresso da APDIO, Lisboa, Portugal, October 2006;

73. "Strengthened Lower Bounds for the Part Families with Precedence Constraints Problem", co-author L. L. Lourenço, ISMP 2006 – 19th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July/August 2006;

72. "Utopia in a Bi-objective Genetic Heuristic for Nurse (Re)rostering", co-author M. Moz, EURO XXI – European Congress on Operational Research, invited to the stream on Metaheuristics, Reykjavic, Iceland, July 2006;

71. "Balance versus Cost when Redesigning Web Communities", co-author S. G. Colaço, EURO XXI – European Congress on Operational Research, Reykjavic, Iceland, July 2006;

70. "Bi-objective Evolutionary Heuristics for Bus Drivers Rostering", co-authors M. Moz and A. Respício, CASPT 2006 – 10th International Conference on Computer-Aided Scheduling of Public Transport, Leeds, UK, June 2006;

69. "Lower Bounds from a Natural Formulation for the Part Families with Precedence Constraints Problem", co-author L. L. Lourenço, ECCO XIX – CO 2006, Porto, May 2006;

68. "Goal Programming for Nurse (Re)rostering: A Case-Study", co-author M. Moz, INFORMS International Meeting 2005, San Francisco, USA, November 2005;

67. "Problemas de Optimização em Redes Sociais e Tecnológicas. Algumas actividades para a aula de Matemática", co-authors S. G. Colaço and C. Rebelo, PROFMAT 2005 – Congresso dos Professores de Matemática, Évora, Portugal, November 2005;

66. "Comparison of Solutions from a Genetic Heuristic and Goal Programming for Nurse Rerostering with Soft Constraints", co-author M. Moz, IFORS 2005, invited to the 7th EURO Working Group on Automated Timetabling Workshop: Multi-Objective Timetabling and Rostering, Honolulu, USA, July 2005;

65. "Modelos de Optimização Uni-objectivo para Reescalonamento de Enfermeiras", co-author M. Moz, Ciclo de Seminários do Departamento de Matemática da Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Instituto Politécnico da Guarda, Portugal, June 2005;

64. "Heuristic Web Communities Reestructuring", co-author S. G. Colaço, Young OR 14 Conference, Bath, UK, April 2005;

63. "A Bi-objective Network Flow Approach for Nurse Rerostering", co-author M. Moz, INOC 2005 – International Network Optimization Conference, Lisboa, Portugal, March 2005;

62. "Counterbalancing Network Desequilibria within Web Communities. A Heuristic Approach", co-author S. G. Colaço, INOC 2005 – International Network Optimization Conference, Lisboa, Portugal, March 2005;

61. "Modelo de Fluxo versus Modelo de Cobertura para um Problema de Reescalonamento de Enfermeiras", co-author M. Moz, Seminário da Linha 3 do Centro de Matemática da Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal, November 2004;

60. "A Nurse Rerostering Problem: Multicommodity Flow versus Multicovering Models", co-author M. Moz, Optimization 2004, Lisboa, Portugal, July 2004;

59. "On a Global Approach for a Difficult Mixed-Binary Non-Linear Optimization Problem", co-author G. M. Gonçalves, Optimization 2004, Lisboa, Portugal, July 2004;

58. "Algoritmos Genéticos para um Problema de Escalonamento", co-author M. Moz, IO 2004 – 11º Congresso da APDIO, Porto, Portugal, April 2004;

57. "Genetic Heuristic Approaches to a Nurse Rerostering Problem", co-author M. Moz, CO-2004 – Combinatorial Optimization, Lancaster, UK, March 2004;

56. "Um Velho Problema de Cobertura numa Nova Aplicação em Reescalonamento", Seminário sobre a Complexidade no IFM, série 2003/04, Lisboa, Portugal, October 2003;

55. "Using a Discrete Neural Network Heuristic for Tackling a Real Class/Teacher Timetabling Problem", co-author M. P. Carrasco, 7ª Conferência do CEMAPRE, ISEG, Lisboa, Portugal, September 2003;

54. "Heuristics for a Nurse Rerostering Problem", co-author M. Moz, 7ª Conferência do CEMAPRE, ISEG, Lisboa, Portugal, September 2003;

53. "A Decomposition-Based Algorithm to the Water Irrigation Network Design Problem", co-author G. M. Gonçalves, 4th International Conference on Frontiers in Global Optimization, Santorini, Greece, June 2003;

52. "Solving Real Class/Teacher Timetabling Problems Using Neural Networks", co-author M. P. Carrasco, PATAT 2002, Gent, Belgium, August 2002;

51. "A Mixed Non-Linear Programming Model for Designing Water Distribution Networks", co-author G. M. Gonçalves, IFORS 2002, Edinburgh, UK, July 2002;

50. "Problemas de Elaboração de Horários Escolares com Curriculum Rígido. Modelação e Resolução através de Redes Neuronais", co-author M. P. Carrasco, IO 2002 – 10º Congresso da APDIO, Guimarães, Portugal, March 2002;

49. "A Optimização no Processo de Decisão. Alguns Casos de Aplicação", ENSPM’ 02 – Encontro Nacional da Sociedade Portuguesa de Matemática, Coimbra, Portugal, February 2002;

48. "An Integrated Formulation for the Problem of the Design of an Irrigation System’s Water Distribution Network", co-author G. M. Gonçalves, Optimization 2001, Aveiro, Portugal, July 2001;

47. "A Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for the Part Families with Precedence Constraints Problem", co-author L. L. Lourenço, Optimization 2001, Aveiro, Portugal, July 2001;

46. "Solving the Problem of Rerostering Nurse Schedules", co-author M. Moz, Optimization 2001, Aveiro, Portugal, July 2001;

45. "ReRostering of Nurse Schedules", co-author M. Moz, INFORMS International Meeting 2001, Maui, Hawaii, July 2001;

44. "A Potts Neural Network Heuristic for the Class/Teacher Timetabling Problem", co-author M. P. Carrasco, MIC’2001 – 4th Metaheuristics International Conference, Porto, Portugal, July 2001;

43. "A Binary Linear Programming Formulation for the Part Families with Precedence Constraints Problem", co-author L. L. Lourenço, IIE Annual Conference 2001 and IERC 2001, Dallas, USA, May 2001;

42. "Problema de Elaboração de Horários Escolares: Modelização em Programação Matemática e Algoritmo Genético", co-author M. P. Carrasco, Fórum Matemática, 2º Ciclo de Conferências, organised by Escola Superior de Tecnologia, IPV, Viseu, Portugal, December 2000;

41. "Design of an Improved Irrigation System’s Water Distribution Network", co-author G. M. Gonçalves, ISMP 2000, Atlanta, USA, August 2000;

40. "Automated Timetabling Using a Multi-objective Genetic Algorithm", co-author M. P. Carrasco, PATAT 2000, Konstanz, Germany, August 2000;

39. "Adapting Nurses’ Schedules to Unforseen Absences", co-author M. Moz, EURO XVII, Budapest, Hungary, July 2000;

38. "Afectação de Navios com Restrições de Tipo ‘Hub-Spoke’", co-authors M. C. Mourão and A. C. Paixão, 6ª Conferência do CEMAPRE, ISEG, Lisboa, Portugal, June 2000;

37. "Desenho Optimizado de Itinerários Turísticos. Algumas Heurísticas", co-author S. G. Colaço, 6ª Conferência do CEMAPRE, ISEG, Lisboa, Portugal, June 2000;

36. "Evolução e Resultados num Modelo de Geração Automatizada de Horários Escolares", co-author M. P. Carrasco, 6ª Conferência do CEMAPRE, ISEG, Lisboa, Portugal, June 2000;

35. "Uma Formulação para o Problema das Famílias de Partes com Relações de Precedência", co-author L. L. Lourenço, IO 2000 – 9º Congresso da APDIO, Setúbal, Portugal, April 2000;

34. "GAHOR – Uma Aplicação Multi-objectivo para a Geração Automatizada de Horários Escolares", co-author M. P. Carrasco, IO 2000 – 9º Congresso da APDIO, Setúbal, Portugal, April 2000;

33. "Modelo Multimercadorias Aplicado a um Problema de Re-escalonamento de Pessoal", co-author M. Moz, IO 2000 – 9º Congresso da APDIO, Setúbal, Portugal, April 2000;

32. "A Multi-objective Genetic Algorithm for a Class Timetabling Problem", co-author M. P. Carrasco, IFORS 1999, Beijing, China, August 1999;

31. "7 (Anos com) Problemas de Optimização Combinatória", Seminários sobre Modelos e Métodos Adaptativos, organised by Centro de Investigação Operacional, Lisboa, Portugal, January 1999;

30. "Um Algoritmo Genético para o Problema de Elaboração de Horários Escolares numa Universidade Portuguesa", co-author M. P. Carrasco, IO´ 98 – 8º Congresso da APDIO, Faro, Portugal, December 1998;

29. "Inclusion of Operating and Maintenance Costs in Designing an Irrigation Systems´ Water Distribution Network", co-author G. M. Gonçalves, Optimization 98, Coimbra, Portugal, July 1998;

28. "A Genetic Heuristic for the Automated Resolution of the Timetabling Problem in Portuguese Faculties", co-author M. P. Carrasco, Optimization 98, Coimbra, Portugal, July 1998;

27. "Nurse Scheduling: Alteration of Rosters Due to Unexpected Absences", co-author M. Moz, Optimization 98, Coimbra, Portugal, July 1998;

26. "A Heuristic Procedure for Designing an Irrigation Systems’ Water Distribution Network", co-author G. M. Gonçalves, EURO XV – European Congress on Operational Research, and INFORMS XXXIV, Barcelona, Spain, July 1997;

25. "Desenho Optimizado de uma Rede Colectiva de Irrigação", co-author G. M. Gonçalves, 5ª Conferência do CEMAPRE, ISEG, Lisboa, Portugal, May 1997;

24. "Um Modelo Matemático para a Elaboração de Horários Escolares", co-author M. P. Carrasco, 5ª Conferência do CEMAPRE, ISEG, Lisboa, Portugal, May 1997;

23. "Racionalização da Distribuição de Cimento", co-author M. T. C. Almeida, 5ª Conferência do CEMAPRE, ISEG, Lisboa, Portugal, May 1997;

22. "Neural Networks as a Tool for Timetabling", co-author M. P. Carrasco, IFORS 1996, Vancouver, Canada, July 1996;

21. "Aplicação de um Algoritmo Genético a um Problema de Classificação com Precedências", co-author L. L. Lourenço, IO´ 96 – 7º Congresso da APDIO, Aveiro, Portugal, April 1996;

20."A Genetic Algorithm for Clustering with Precedence Constraints", co-author L. L. Lourenço, Young OR 9 Conference, York, UK, March 1996;

19. "Contributos da Optimização Combinatória para a Análise de Dados", co-author L. L. Lourenço, III Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados, Monte da Caparica, Portugal, December 1995;

18. "Feeder-Bus Routes Design Using Local Search Strategies", co-author C. L. Martins, Optimization 95, Braga, Portugal, July 1995;

17. "Heuristic Approaches for the Feeder-Bus Network Design Problem", co-author C. L. Martins, Optimization in Production and Transportation, Workshop organised by Delft University of Technology, Stieltjies Institute for Mathematics and CWI Amsterdam, Den Haag, Holland, November 1994;

16. "Heurísticas para um Problema de Carregamento Seleccionado. ‘Simulated Annealing’ e Pesquisa Tabu", co-author A. N. Pereira, 4ª Conferência do CEMAPRE, ISEG, Lisboa, Portugal, March 1994;

15. "Linear and Lagrangean Penalties for Variable Bounding in ILP. An Application to a Covering Problem", Workshop on Large Scale Optimization, Coimbra, Portugal, July 1991;

14. "Facetas para o Poliedro de Cobertura Generalizado Geradas a partir de Minorantes Condicionais", co-author J. P. Paixão, I Conferência de Estatística e Optimização, Tróia, Portugal, December 1990;

13. "Cutting Planes from Conditional Bounds for Generalized Set Covering Problems", co-author J. P. Paixão, ECCO 3, Barcelona, Spain, May 1990;

12. "Relaxações Lagrangeanas para Problemas de Cobertura Generalizados", Seminário Permanente do CEMAPRE, Lisboa, Portugal, February 1990;

11. "Cortes Condicionais para Problemas de Cobertura", Seminário Permanente do CEMAPRE, Lisboa, Portugal, June 1989;

10. "Método Heurístico-Lagrangeano para o Problema de Escalonamento Agregado", 2ª Conferência do CEMAPRE, ISEG, Lisboa, Portugal, November 1988;

9. "Definição das Escalas dos Condutores de Autocarros. Uma Aplicação do Problema de Cobertura Generalizado", co-author J. P. Paixão, IO’ 87 – 3º Congresso da APDIO, Coimbra, Portugal, October 1987;

8. "Aplicação da Programação Linear Inteira ao Escalonamento dos Condutores de Transportes Urbanos", 1ª Conferência do CEMAPRE, ISEG, Lisboa, Portugal, December 1986;

7. "Heuristics, Lagrangean Relaxation and Penalties for the Two-Duty Period Scheduling Problem", co-author J. P. Paixão, EURO VIII – European Congress on Operational Research, Lisboa, Portugal, September 1986;

6. "Greedy Heuristics and the Variable Splitting Relaxation for the Generalized Set Covering Problem", seminar at The Econometric Institute, Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam, Holland, May 1986;

5. "Análise Empírico-Estatística para o Problema de Cobertura Generalizado", Seminário Permanente do CEAUL/INIC, Lisboa, Portugal, April 1986;

4. "Análise de Pior-Caso no Comportamento de Heurísticas ´Greedy´ para o Problema de Cobertura Generalizado", Jornadas sobre Optimização Combinatória / Teoria dos Grafos, organised by Centro de Informática, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, UTL, Lisboa, Portugal, April 1986;

3. "Bus and Crew Scheduling on a Microcomputer", co-authors L. S. J. Amado, I. M. Branco, M. E. Captivo, J. R. Eusébio and J. P. Paixão, OR Models on Microcomputers, Lisboa, Portugal, September 1985;

2. "Heuristics for an Operator Scheduling Problem", co-author J. P. Paixão, EURO VII – European Congress on Operational Research, Bolonha, Italy, June 1985;

1. "Escalonamento Óptimo de Pessoal Sujeito a Horários Cíclicos", IO’ 84 – 2º Congresso da APDIO, Porto, Portugal, April 1984.