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Rommel G. Regis, Ph.D.



JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

L. Nunez, R. G. Regis, K. Varela. Accelerated Random Search for Constrained Global Optimization Assisted by Radial Basis Function Surrogates. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 340, pp. 276-295, 2018.

M. A. Bouhlel, N. Bartoli, R. G. Regis, A. Otsmane and J. Morlier. Efficient Global Optimization for High-Dimensional Constrained Problems by Using the Kriging Models Combined with the Partial Least Squares Method. Engineering Optimization, Vol. 50, Issue 12, pp. 2038-2053, 2018.

V. M. Evangelista and R. G. Regis. A Multi-Objective Approach for Maximizing the Reach or GRP of Different Brands in TV Advertising. International Transactions in Operational Research, DOI: 10.1111/itor.12481, in press, 2017.

V. Christelis, R. G. Regis and A. Mantoglou. Surrogate-Based Pumping Optimization of Coastal Aquifers Under Limited Computational Budgets. Journal of Hydroinformatics, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 164–176, 2018.

R. G. Regis and S. M. Wild. CONORBIT: Constrained Optimization by Radial Basis Function
Interpolation in Trust Regions.
Optimization Methods and Software, Vol. 32, Issue 3, pp. 552-580, 2017.

R. G. Regis. On the Convergence of Adaptive Stochastic Search Methods for Constrained and Multi-objective Black-Box Optimization. Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 170, Issue 3, pp. 932–959, 2016.

R. G. Regis. Multi-Objective Constrained Black-Box Optimization Using Radial Basis Function Surrogates. Journal of Computational Science, Vol. 16, pp. 140–155, 2016.

R. G. Regis. On the Properties of Positive Spanning Sets and Positive Bases. Optimization and Engineering, Vo1. 17, Issue 1, pp. 229-262, 2016.

R. Datta and R. G. Regis. A Surrogate-Assisted Evolution Strategy for Constrained Multi-Objective Optimization. Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 57, pp. 270–284, 2016.

R. G. Regis. Trust Regions in Kriging-Based Optimization with Expected Improvement. Engineering Optimization, Vol. 48, Issue 6, pp. 1037-1059, 2016.

E. J. C. Gouvea, R. G. Regis, A. C. Soterroni, M. C. Scarabello, F. M. Ramos. Global optimization using q-gradients. European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 251, Issue 3, pp. 727–738, 2016.

R. G. Regis. The Calculus of Simplex Gradients. Optimization Letters, Vol. 9, Issue 5, pp. 845-865, 2015.

R. G. Regis. Constrained Optimization by Radial Basis Function Interpolation for High-Dimensional Expensive Black-Box Problems with Infeasible Initial Points. Engineering Optimization, Vol. 46, Issue 2, pp. 218-243, 2014. Online supplement.

R. G. Regis. Evolutionary Programming for High-Dimensional Constrained Expensive Black-Box Optimization Using Radial Basis Functions. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 326-347, 2014.

R. G. Regis. Particle Swarm with Radial Basis Function Surrogates for Expensive Black-Box Optimization. Journal of Computational Science, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 12-23, 2014.

R. G. Regis and C. A. Shoemaker. A Quasi-Multistart Framework for Global Optimization of Expensive Functions using Response Surface Models. Journal of Global Optimization, Vol. 56, Issue 4, pp. 1719-1753, 2013.

R. G. Regis and C. A. Shoemaker. Combining Radial Basis Function Surrogates and Dynamic Coordinate Search in High-Dimensional Expensive Black-Box Optimization. Engineering Optimization, Vol. 45, Issue 5, pp. 529-555, 2013.

R. G. Regis. Stochastic Radial Basis Function Algorithms for Large-Scale Optimization Involving Expensive Black-Box Objective and Constraint Functions. Computers and Operations Research, Vol. 38, Issue 5, pp. 837-853, 2011.

R. G. Regis. Convergence Guarantees for Generalized Adaptive Stochastic Search Methods for Continuous Global Optimization. European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 207, Issue3, pp. 1187-1202, 2010.

R. G. Regis and C. A. Shoemaker. Parallel Stochastic Global Optimization Using Radial Basis Functions. INFORMS Journal on Computing, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 411-426, Summer 2009.

S. Wild, R. G. Regis, and C. A. Shoemaker.  ORBIT: Optimization by Radial Basis Function Interpolation in Trust-Regions. SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 3197-3219, 2008. A preliminary version appeared as Technical Report #1459, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University.

N. Blizniouk, D. Ruppert, C. A. Shoemaker, R. G. Regis, S. Wild and P. Mugunthan. Bayesian Calibration of Computationally Expensive Models Using Optimization and Radial Basis Function Approximation. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, Vol. 17, No.  2, pp. 270-294, 2008.

R. G. Regis and C. A. Shoemaker. A Stochastic Radial Basis Function Method for the Global Optimization of Expensive Functions. INFORMS Journal on Computing, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 497-509, Fall 2007.

R. G. Regis and C. A. Shoemaker. Parallel Radial Basis Function Methods for the Global Optimization of Expensive Functions. European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 182, Issue 2, pp. 514-535, 2007.

R. G. Regis and C. A. Shoemaker. Improved Strategies for Radial Basis Function Methods for Global Optimization. Journal of Global Optimization, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 113-135, 2007.

C. A. Shoemaker, R. G. Regis and R. C. Fleming. Watershed Calibration Using Multistart Local Optimization and Evolutionary Optimization with Radial Basis Function Approximation. Hydrological Sciences Journal – Journal Des Sciences Hydrologiques, Vol. 52, Issue 3 (Special issue: Hydroinformatics), pp. 450-465, 2007.

R. G. Regis and C. A. Shoemaker. Constrained Global Optimization of Expensive Black Box Functions Using Radial Basis Functions. Journal of Global Optimization, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 153-171, 2005.

P. Mugunthan, C. A. Shoemaker and R. G. Regis. Comparison of Function Approximation, Heuristic and Derivative-Based Methods for Automatic Calibration  of Computationally Expensive Groundwater Bioremediation Models. Water Resources Research, Vol. 41, W11427, doi:10.1029/2005WR004134, 2005.

R. G. Regis and C. A. Shoemaker. Local Function Approximation in Evolutionary Algorithms for Costly Black Box Optimization. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 490–505, October 2004.

C. P. Gomes, R. G. Regis and D. B. Shmoys. An Improved Approximation Algorithm for the Partial Latin Square Extension Problem. Operations Research Letters, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 479–484,2004.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS AND CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

R. G. Regis. Surrogate-Assisted Particle Swarm with Local Search for Expensive Constrained Optimization. In: P. Korosec, N. Melab, E.G. Talbi (eds), Bioinspired Optimization Methods and Their Applications. BIOMA 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10835. Springer, Cham, 2018.

R. G. Regis. A Surrogate-Assisted Approach for Expensive Equality Constrained Optimization. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Bioinspired Optimization Methods and their Applications (BIOMA 2018), Paris, France, 2018.

R. G. Regis. Trust Regions in Surrogate-Assisted Evolutionary Programming for Constrained Expensive Black-Box Optimization. In: R. Datta and K. Deb (eds), Evolutionary Constrained Optimization, pp. 51-94. Springer India, 2015.

R. G. Regis. An Initialization Strategy for High-Dimensional Surrogate-Based Expensive Black-Box Optimization. In: L.F. Zuluaga and T. Terlaky (eds). Selected Contributions from the MOPTA 2012 Conference Series: Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics, Vol. 62, pp. 51-85, 2013.

N. Bartoli, M. A. Bouhlel, I. Kurek, R. Lafage, T. Lefebvre, J. Morlier, R. Priem, V. Stilz, R. Regis. Improvement of efficient global optimization with application to aircraft wing design. 17th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference. AIAA AVIATION Forum, (AIAA 2016- 4001), 2016.

R. G. Regis. Surrogate-Assisted Evolutionary Programming for High Dimensional Constrained Black-Box Optimization. In: T. Soule and J.H. Moore (eds). Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2012) Companion Material Proceedings: 1431-1432.

C. P. Gomes, R. G. Regis and D. B. Shmoys. An Improved Approximation Algorithm for the Partial Latin Square Extension Problem. Proceedings of the 14th Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA ’03), Baltimore, Maryland, 2003.

C. A. Shoemaker and R. G. Regis. MAPO: Using a Committee of Algorithm-Experts for Parallel Optimization of Costly Functions. Proceedings of the 15th ACM Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architectures (SPAA ’03), San Diego, CA, 2003.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

R. G. Regis. Adaptive Space-Filling Designs for Large-Scale Metamodel-Assisted Expensive Black-box Optimization. 29th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO 2018). Valencia, Spain, July 2018.

R. G. Regis. Surrogate-Assisted Particle Swarm with Local Search for Expensive Constrained Optimization.. 8th International Conference on Bioinspired Optimization Methods and their Applications (BIOMA 2018). Paris, France, May 2018.

R. G. Regis. A Surrogate-Assisted Approach for Expensive Equality Constrained Optimization.. 8th International Conference on Bioinspired Optimization Methods and their Applications (BIOMA 2018). Paris, France, May 2018.

R. G. Regis. Multi-Objective Black-Box Optimization Using a Hybrid Method Combining Accelerated Random Search with a Direct Search Method. 21st Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS). Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, July 2017.

R. G. Regis. A Hybrid Framework for Constrained Derivative-Free Optimization Combining Accelerated Random Search with a Trust Region Approach. SIAM Conference on Optimization 2017. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 2017.

R. G. Regis. An Introduction to Continuous Multi-Objective Optimization. Fall Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) - Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware (EPaDel) Section. Villanova University, Villanova, PA, November 2016.

R. G. Regis. Positive Spanning Sets and Cosine Measures in Derivative-Free Optimization. CORS (Canadian Operational Research Society) 58th Annual Conference. Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 30, 2016.

R. G. Regis and V. M. Evangelista. A Multi-Objective Approach to Optimal TV Advertising. CORS (Canadian Operational Research Society) 58th Annual Conference. Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada, June 1, 2016.

R. G. Regis. On the Properties of the Cosine Measure in Derivative-Free Optimization. Spring Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) - Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware (EPaDel) Section. Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, April 2016.

R. G. Regis. On the Convergence of Adaptive Random Search Methods for Constrained and Multi-Objective Black-Box Optimization. Joint Mathematics Meetings. Seattle, WA, January 2016.

R. G. Regis. FALCON: A Function Approximation Algorithm for Large-scale Constrained Black-box Optimization. INFORMS Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA, November 2015.

R. G. Regis. Positive Bases and their Applications to Derivative-Free Optimization. Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications (MOPTA) 2015. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, July 2015.

R. G. Regis. Derivative-Free and Surrogate-Based Approaches for Expensive Multi-Objective Black-Box Optimization. 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP). Pittsburgh, PA, July 2015.

R. G. Regis. Revisiting Positive Independence and Positive Bases. Spring Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) - Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware (EPaDel) Section. Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, March 2015.

R. G. Regis. A Radial Basis Function Algorithm for Constrained Expensive Multi-Objective Optimization. 4th International Conference on Engineering Optimization (EngOpt 2014). Lisbon, Portugal, September 2014.

R. G. Regis. An Adaptive and Locally-Biased Optimization Method Using Kriging Metamodels. 4th International Conference on Engineering Optimization (EngOpt 2014), poster presentation. Lisbon, Portugal, September 2014.

R. G. Regis and S. M. Wild. CONORBIT: Constrained Optimization by Radial Basis Function Interpolation in Trust Regions. Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications (MOPTA) 2014. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, August 2014.

R. G. Regis. On the Properties of Simplex Gradients. Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications (MOPTA) 2014. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, August 2014.

R. G. Regis. Handling Equality Constraints in Expensive Black-Box Optimization Using Radial Basis Function Surrogates. Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications (MOPTA) 2013. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, August 2013.

R. G. Regis. Constraint Handling in Surrogate-Based Expensive Black-Box Optimization. EURO-INFORMS Joint International Meeting. Rome, Italy, July 2013.

R. G. Regis. Locally-Biased Efficient Global Optimization for Black-Box Optimization using Kriging Surrogates. INFORMS Annual Meeting. Phoenix, AZ, October 2012.

R. G. Regis. and S.M. Wild. A Derivative-Free Trust-Region Algorithm for Constrained, Expensive Black-Box Optimization Using Radial Basis Functions. 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP). Berlin, Germany, August 2012.

R. G. Regis. Pushing the Limits of High-Dimensional Surrogate-Based Black-Box Optimization. Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications (MOPTA) 2012. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, July 2012.

R.G. Regis. Surrogate-Assisted Evolutionary Programming for High Dimensional Constrained Black-Box Optimization. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) 2012, poster presentation. Philadelphia, PA, July 2012.

R. G. Regis. Recent Developments in Surrogate-Based Algorithms for Constrained Black-Box Optimization. Journees de l'Optimisation 2012 (Optimization Days), Montreal, Canada, 2012.

R. G. Regis. Large-scale Optimization of Expensive Black-box Functions Subject to Expensive Black-Box Constraints. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, 2011.

R. G. Regis. Constrained Black-box Optimization Using Evolutionary Algorithms with Radial Basis Function Models. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, 2011.

R. G. Regis. Large-Scale Constrained Black-Box Optimization Using Radial Basis Functions. 12th INFORMS Computing Society (ICS) Conference, Monterey, CA, 2011.

R. G. Regis. Radial Basis Function Methods for the Optimization of Expensive Black-Box Objective Functions Subject to Expensive Black-Box Constraints. 2010 Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Application (MOPTA) Conference, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, 2010.

R. G. Regis. Radial Basis Function Algorithms for Large-Scale Nonlinearly Constrained Black-Box Optimization. 20th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP), Chicago, IL, 2009.

R. G. Regis. On the Convergence of Adaptive Stochastic Search Methods for Continuous Global Optimization. Joint Mathematics Meetings, Washington, DC, 2009.

R. G. Regis. Recent Developments in Derivative-Free Optimization. Joint Mathematics Meetings, Washington, DC, 2009.

R. G. Regis and C. A. Shoemaker. A Quasi-multistart Global Optimization Approach using Radial Basis Functions. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 2008.

R. G. Regis, S. Henderson, C. A. Shoemaker. A Multistart Approach for Continuous Global Optimization Using a Pseudo-Convexity Criterion. SIAM Conference on Optimization, Boston, MA, 2008.

R. G. Regis and C. A. Shoemaker. Derivative-Free Optimization Methods for the Calibration of Groundwater Bioremediation Models and Watershed Models. SIAM Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2008.

R. G. Regis, S. Wild, C. A. Shoemaker. Derivative-Free Trust-Region Methods Using Radial Basis Functions. SIAM Conference on Computational Science & Engineering, Costa Mesa, CA, 2007.

R. G. Regis. Partial Latin Squares with the Sudoku Structure. Joint Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans, LA, 2007.

R. G. Regis, C. A. Shoemaker, S. Wild. A Derivative-Free Trust-Region Method for Engineering Optimization. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006.

R. G. Regis and C. A. Shoemaker. A Stochastic Radial Basis Function Method for Global Optimization. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, 2004.

R. G. Regis, C. A. Shoemaker and P. Mugunthan. A Parallel Radial Basis Function Method for Global Optimization. International Conference on Continuous Optimization (ICCOPT I), Troy, NY, 2004.

R. G. Regis and C. A. Shoemaker. A Radial Basis Function Method for Nonlinearly Constrained Global Optimization. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2003.

R. G. Regis and C. A. Shoemaker. Parallel Optimization of Computationally Expensive Functions Using Radial Basis Functions. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2003.

C. P. Gomes, R. G. Regis and D. B. Shmoys. An Improved Approximation Algorithm for the Partial Latin Square Extension Problem. 14th Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA ’03), Baltimore, MD, 2003.

R. G. Regis, C. P. Gomes and D. B. Shmoys. An Improved Performance Guarantee for the Partial Latin Square Extension Problem. INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA, 2002.

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