Metaheuristic Methods and their application in Optimisation of Wireless Networks, Transport Modelling and Constructions

Thursday 29 November 2018, 6.00pm for 6.30pm start, to finish approximately 8.30pm

Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0RD

In TS103, in The Spark Building (on East Park Terrace, adjacent and north to the Library). (This is about 10 minutes’ walk from the Southampton Central Station).
Room TS103 is on the first floor in the Spark building, behind the Reception. Directions and maps

Parking is available after 4.30pm in the staff car park from the entrance in Andrews Road, on your left as you approach the Jurys Inn.  

Cost: Free and open to both BCS and Non-BCS Members.

This is a joint event with the BCS Hampshire Branch, BCSWomen and Solent University, School of Media Art and Technology, Computing Subject Group


Metaheuristics are powerful techniques for optimisation. They are applied on hard (in computational point of view) problems. These problems normally come from real life and industry. In this presentation are shown application of metaheuristic methods on wireless sensor network layout, transportation modelling and optimisation, and metal plates production for building construction.

This presentation does not require prior specialist knowledge and could be suitable also interdisciplinary for professionals, academics and students in Networking, Transportation and Constructions.

About the speaker:

Professor Stefka FidanovaProfessor Stefka Fidanova works in the Institute of Information and Communication Technologies at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. She obtained her MSc degree on applied mathematics and PhD degree on Computer Science from Sofia University, Sofia Bulgaria. Her field of research include combinatorial optimisation, parallel computing, mathematical modelling.

Stefka Fidanova's website is:

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