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Christian PRINS
Christian PRINS
Professor, University of Technology of Troyes (UTT), France.
Head of the Industrial Systems Optimization Laboratory (LOSI).

Research topics: operations research applied to optimization problems in transportation, logistics and production systems.

Responsibilities

Local

Head of the Industrial Systems Optimization Laboratory (LOSI, 13 permanent researchers, 24 PhD students) since January 2008.

Member of the Scientific Council of UTT since 2006.

Head of the Industrial Systems Engineering Department of UTT, 2000-2004.

National

Founder with Frédéric Semet of the national working group on transportation and logistics (GT2L).

Evaluator of projects for the national research agency (ANR) since 2007.

International

Member of the editorial board of Computers and Operations Research since 2006 and  International Journal of Advanced Operations Management since 2009.

Editor of a special issue of Computers and Operations Research on metaheuristics for logistics and transportation, volume 37(1), 2010.

Chair of EvoTransLog 2011 (Torino, Italy, April 2011) with Joern Grahl (University of Mainz).

Reviewer for the following journals: Annals of Operations Research, Computational Management Science, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Computers and Operations Research, Decision Support Systems, Discrete Applied Mathematics, Discrete and Continouous Dynamical Systems, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Engineering Optimization, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, INFORMS Journal on Computing, International Journal on Natural Computing Research, International Journal on Production Economics, International Journal on Production Research, International Transactions in Operational Research, Journal of Heuristics, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Journal of Scheduling, Journal of Zhejiang University, Naval Research Logistics, Neurocomputing, Optimization and Engineering, Operations Research, RAIRO Operations Research, OR Spectrum, Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Swarm Intelligence, Transportation Research Parts B et E, Transportation Science, Waste Management, 4OR.

PC member for the following conferences: CIE 39 (Computers and Industrial Engineering) in 2009, EvoTransLog (Workshop on Evolutionary Computation for Transportation and Logistics) since 2007, GECCO (Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conf.) since 2009, HM (Int. Workshop on Hybrid Metaheuristics) since 2007, IEEE-SSSM (IEEE Int. Conf. on Service Systems and Service Management) in 2006, IESM (Int. Conf. on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management) since 2005, LION (Learning and Intelligent Optimization) in 2007 and 2008, MCPL 2010 (Management and Control of Production and Logistics), MIC (Metaheuristics Int. Conf.) since 2005, MISTA (Multidisciplinary Int. Scheduling Conference) since 2003, IFAC-MOSIM (Conf. on Modelling and Simulation) since 2001, PPSN (Parallel Problem Solving from Nature) since 2008, ROADEF (Congress of the French OR society) since 2004, TRISTAN 2010 (Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis).

 

Collaborations and invitations

National

Collaborations with papers in common with: University of South Brittany in Lorient (M. Sevaux), University Blaise Pascal in Clermont-Ferrand (P. Lacomme, C. Duhamel), Mining School of Nantes (C. Guéret, P. Dejax).

International

Collaborations with papers in common and/or PhD co-directions with: University of Valencia, Spain (E. Benavent, J.M. Belenguer), Technical University of Lisbon (M.C. Mourão, A.C. Nunes), CIRRELT in Montréal, Canada (M. Gendreau, T. Crainic, P. Soriano, A. Ruiz), University of Bologna (A. Mingozzi), Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia (A. Medaglia, N. Velasco), University of Antwerp, Belgium (K. Sörensen).

Two invited stays at the Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia, 2007 and 2009.

Invited tutorial at the Spring School on Vehicle Routing, organized by Gilbert Laporte at HEC Montréal, 10-12/05/2006.

 

List of PhD supervised


T. Vidal, Cooperative genetic methods for rich vehicle routing problems, co-direction with M. Gendreau and T. Crainic, CIRRELT, Montréal. In progress.

J. Michallet, Vehicle routing problems with security constraints for the banks. In progress.

D. Joseph, Production-distribution coordination in the cattle feed industry. In progress.

V.P. Nguyen, Two-echelon vehicle routing problems, co-directed with C. Prodhon. In progress.

J.G. Villegas, Vehicle routing problems with trailers, co-directed with C. Prodhon, UTT, and A.Medaglia and N. Velasco, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia. In progress.

F. Belmecheri, Optimization problems in logistic hubs. In progress.

J.F. Li, Location problems in three-layer supply chains, 2007-2010.

S. Khebbache, 2-dimensional packing problems with applications to vehicle loading, 2006-2009.

S.U. Ngueveu, Vehicle routing problems with risk management constraints, 2006-2009.

M. Reghioui, Arc routing problems with split deliveries and time windows, co-directed with N. Labadi, 2005-2008.

C. Prodhon, The capacitated location-routing problem, 2003-2006.

M. Boudia, Coordination between production and distribution, 2003-2006.

N. Labadi, Strategic and tactical optimization problems in arc routing, 2000-2003.

W. Ramdane-Chérif, Arc routing problems, 1999-2002.

C. Guéret, The open-shop scheduling problem, 1995-1997.

 

Books and contributed chapters

2010

D. Sanchez, L. Amodeo, C. Prins, Metaheuristic approaches for multi-objective simulation-based optimization in supply chain inventory management, in L. Benyoucef and B. Grabot (eds), Artificial intelligence techniques for networked manufacturing enterprises management, Springer Series in Advanced Manufacturing, pp. 249-269, Springer, 2010.

S.U. Ngueveu, C. Prins, R. Wolfler Calvo, A hybrid tabu search for the m-peripatetic vehicle routing problem, V. Maniezzo, T. Stützle and S. Voss (eds), Matheuristics: hybridizing metaheuristics and mathematical programming, Annals of Information Systems Series, volume 10, pp. 253-264, Springer, 2010.

2009

C. Prins, A GRASP ? evolutionary local search hybrid for the Vehicle Routing Problem, Bio-inspired algorithms for the Vehicle Routing Problem, F.B. Pereira and J. Tavares (eds),  Studies in Computational Intelligence 161, pp. 35-53, Springer, 2009.

N. Velasco, P. Dejax, C. Guéret, C. Prins, A memetic algorithm for a pickup and delivery problem by helicopter, Bio-inspired algorithms for the Vehicle Routing Problem, F.B. Pereira and J. Tavares (eds), Studies in Computational Intelligence 161, pp. 173-190, Springer, 2009.

2008

N. Labadi, C. Prins, M. Reghioui, An evolutionary algorithm with distance measure for the split delivery arc routing problem, Recent advances in evolutionary computation for combinatorial optimization, C. Cotta and J. van Hemert (eds), Studies in Computational Intelligence 153, pp. 275-294, Springer, 2008.

N. Labadi, C. Prins, M. Reghioui, GRASP with path relinking for the capacitated arc routing problem with time windows, Advances in Computational Intelligence in Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, A. Fink and F. Rothlauf (eds), Studies in Computational Intelligence 144, pp. 111-135, Springer, 2008.

C. Prins, Open shop scheduling, in: Production scheduling, P. Roubellat and P. Lopez (eds), pp. 271-300, ISTE-Wiley, 2008.

2007

F. Dugardin, H. Chehade, L. Amodeo, F. Yalaoui, C. Prins, Hybrid job shop and parallel machine scheduling problems: minimization of total tardiness criterion, Multiprocessor scheduling : theory and applications, pp. 255-272, ARS Press, 2007.

C. Prins, Problèmes de chemins optimaux, in Graphes et applications, J-C. Fournier (eds), volume 1, pp. 93-134, Collection IC2, Hermès, Paris, 2007.

2006 and before

C. Prins, S. Bouchenoua, A memetic algorithm solving the VRP, the CARP, and more general routing problems with nodes, edges and arcs, in Recent advances in memetic algorithms, W. Hart, N. Krasnogor and J. Smith (eds), Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing 166, pp. 65-85, Springer, 2004.

GOThA group (collective author including C. Prins), Modèles et algorithmes en ordonnancement, corrected problems on scheduling, Ellipses, 2004.

P. Lacomme, C. Prins, M. Sevaux, Algorithmes de graphes, Eyrolles, 2003.

C. Guéret, C. Prins, M.Sevaux, Applications of optimization with Xpress-MP, Dash Optimization, 2002.

C. Guéret, C. Prins, M. Sevaux, Programmation linéaire et applications, Eyrolles, 2000. ISBN 2-212-09202-4.

C. Prins, Problèmes d'ordonnancement à cheminements libres, in Ordonnancement de la production, P.Roubellat et P.Lopez (eds), pp. 331-359, Hermès, 2000.

C. Guéret, N. Jussien, P. Boizumault, C. Prins, Building university timetables using constraint logic programming, in Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling, E.Burke and P.Ross (eds), pp. 130-145, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1153, Springer, 1996.

C. Prins, Algorithmes de Graphes avec Programmes en Pascal, Eyrolles, Paris, 1994, 382 pages.

 

Papers in journals

Forthcoming


J.M. Belenguer, E. Benavent, C. Prins, C. Prodhon, R. Wolfler Calvo, A branch-and-cut method for the capacitated location routing problem, forthcoming in Computers and Operations Research.

J. Li, C. Prins, F. Chu, A scatter search for a multi-type transhipment point location problem with multicommodity flow, forthcoming in Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing.

S.U. Ngueveu, C. Prins, R. Wolfler Calvo, Solving the m-peripatetic vehicle routing problem, forthcoming in 4OR.

2010

A. Corberan, C. Prins, Recent results on arc routing problems: an annotated bibliography, Networks, 56(1), pp. 50-69, 2010.

J.M. Belenguer, E. Benavent, N. Labadi, C. Prins, M. Reghioui, Lower and upper bounds for the split delivery capacitated arc routing problem, Transportation Science, 44(2), pp. 206-220, 2010.

J.G. Villegas, C. Prins, C. Prodhon, A. Medaglia, N. Velasco, GRASP/VND and multi-start evolutionary local search for the single truck and trailer routing problem with satellite depots, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence,  23(5), pp. 780-794, 2010.

S.U. Ngueveu, C. Prins, R. Wolfler Calvo, An Effective Memetic Algorithm for the Cumulative Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem, Computers and Operations Research 37(11), pp. 1877-1885, 2010.

C. Duhamel, P. Lacomme, C. Prins, C. Prodhon, A GRASP ? ELS approach for the Capacitated Location-Routing Problem, Computers and Operations Research 37(11), pp. 1912-1923, 2010.

2009

J. Li, F. Chu, C. Prins, Lower and upper bounds for capacitated plant location problem with multicommodity flow, Computers and Operations Research, 36(11), pp. 3019-3030, 2009.

C. Prins, Two memetic algorithms for heterogeneous fleet vehicle routing problems, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 22, pp. 916-928, 2009.

M.C. Mourão, A.C. Nunes, C. Prins, Heuristic methods for the sectoring-arc routing problem, European Journal of Operational Research, 196, pp. 856-868, 2009. SCI.

C. Prins, N. Labadi, M. Reghioui, Tour splitting algorithms for vehicle routing problems, International Journal of Production Research, 47(2), pp. 507-536, 2009.

M. Boudia, C. Prins, A memetic algorithm with dynamic population management for an integrated production-distribution problem, European Journal of Operational Research, 195, pp. 703-715, 2009.

S. Khebbache, C. Prins, A. Yalaoui, Iterated local search algorithm for the constrained two-dimensional non-guillotine cutting stock problem, Journal of Industrial Systems Engineering 2(3), pp. 164-179, 2009.

2008

N. Labadi, C. Prins, M. Reghioui, A memetic algorithm for the vehicle routing problem with time windows. RAIRO-Operations Research, 42(3), pp. 415-431, 2008.

M. Boudia, M.A.O. Louly, C. Prins, Fast heuristics for a combined production planning and vehicle routing problem, Production Planning and Control, 19(2), pp. 85-96, 2008.

A. El Fallahi, C. Prins, R. Wolfler Calvo, A memetic algorithm and a tabu search for the multi-compartment vehicle routing problem, Computers and Operations Research, 35(5), pp. 1725-1741, 2008.

2007

C. Prins, C. Prodhon, A. Ruiz, P. Soriano, R. Wolfler Calvo, Solving the Capacitated Location-Routing Problem by a cooperative Lagrangean relaxation - Granular Tabu Search heuristic, Transportation Science, 41(4), pp. 470-483, 2007.

M. Boudia, M.A.O. Louly, C. Prins, A reactive GRASP and path relinking for a combined production-distribution problem, Computers and Operations Research, 34(11), pp. 3402-3419, 2007.

2006

C. Prins, C. Prodhon, R. Wolfler Calvo, Solving the Capacitated Location-Routing Problem by a GRASP complemented by a learning process and a path relinking, 4OR, 4(3), pp. 221-238, 2006.

C. Prins, C. Prodhon, R. Wolfler Calvo, Two-phase method and lagrangean relaxation to solve the bi-objective set covering problem, Annals of Operations Research, 147, pp. 23-41, 2006.

J.-M. Belenguer, E. Benavent, P. Lacomme, C. Prins, Lower and upper bounds for the mixed capacitated arc routing problem, Computers and Operations Research, 33(12), pp. 3363-3383, 2006.

P. Lacomme, C. Prins, M. Sevaux, A genetic algorithm for a bi-objective capacitated arc routing problem, Computers and Operations Research,  33(12), pp. 3473-3493, 2006.

F. Chu, N. Labadi, C. Prins, A scatter search for the periodic capacitated arc routing problem, European Journal of Operational Research, 169(2), pp. 586-605, 2006.

2005

J. Melechovsky, C. Prins, R. Wolfler Calvo, A metaheuristic to solve a location-routing problem with non-linear costs, Journal of Heuristics, 11(5-6), pp. 375-391, 2005.

P. Lacomme, C. Prins, W. Ramdane-Chérif, Improving sensitivity of solutions to arc routing problems, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 56(5), pp. 526-538, 2005.

P. Lacomme, C. Prins, W. Ramdane-Chérif, Evolutionary algorithms for periodic arc routing problems, European Journal of Operational Research, 165(2), pp. 535-553, 2005.

F. Chu, N. Labadi, C. Prins, Heuristics for the periodic capacitated arc routing problem, J. of Intelligent Manufacturing, 16(2), pp. 243-251, 2005.

2004

F. Chu, N. Labadi, C. Prins, The periodic capacitated arc routing problem: linear programming model, metaheuristic and lower bounds, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering (JSSSE), 13(4), pp. 423-435, 2004.

P. Lacomme, C. Prins, W. Ramdane-Chérif, Competitive memetic algorithms for arc routing problems, Annals of Operations Research, 131, pp. 159-185, 2004.

C. Prins, A simple and effective evolutionary algorithm for the Vehicle Routing Problem, Computers and Operations Research, 31(12), pp. 1985-2002, 2004.

2003 and before

C. Guéret, N. Jussien, C. Pavageau, C. Prins, Loading aircraft for military operations, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 54(5), pp. 458-465, 2003.

C. Prins, Efficient heuristics for the heterogeneous fleet multitrip vehicle routing problem, Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algorithms, 1(2), pp. 135-150, 2002.

C. Prins, Competitive genetic algorithms for the open-shop scheduling problem, MMOR (Mathematical Methods for Operations Research), 52(3), pp. 389-411, 2000.

C. Guéret, N. Jussien, C. Prins, Using intelligent backtracking to improve branch-and-bound methods: an application to open-shop problems, European Journal of Operational Research, 127(2), pp. 344-354, 2000.

C. Guéret, C. Prins, A new lower bound for the open-shop problem, Ann. Oper. Res., 92, pp. 165-183, 1999.

C. Guéret, C. Prins, Classical and new heuristics for the Open-Shop problem: a computational evaluation, European Journal of Operational Research, 107(2), pp. 306-314, 1998.

C. Prins, Algorithmes de plus courts chemins pour les graphes routiers de grande taille, RAIRO-Operations Research, 30(4), pp. 333-357, 1996.

C. Prins, An overview of scheduling problems arising in satellite communications, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 45 (6), pp. 611-623, 1994.

Groupe GOThA (J. Carlier, P. Chrétienne, J. Erschler, C. Hanen, P. Lopez, A. Munier, E. Pinson, MC. Portmann, C. Prins, C. Proust,  P. Villon), Les problèmes d'ordonnancement, RAIRO-Operations Research 27(1), pp. 77-150, 1993.

C. Prins, Deux problèmes d'ordonnancement en télécommunications par satellite, RAIRO-Operations Research, 25(3), pp. 341-358, 1991.

J. Carlier, C. Prins, Optimisation des plans de trame dans le système AMRT/CNC d'EUTELSAT, Annales des Télécommunications, n° 9-10, pp. 501-518, 1988.

F. Fresia, A. Patacchini, C. Prins, Low rate encoding : a means to increase system capacity in a TDMA/DSI system, Int. Journal of Satellite Telecommunications, 5, pp. 3-11, 1987

 

Papers in conferences with proceedings (partial list)

2010

V.P. Nguyen, C. Prins, C. Prodhon, A multi-start evolutionary local search for the two-echelon location routing problem, in Hybrid Metaheuristics (Proceedings of HM 2010, 01-02/10/2010, Vienne, Autriche), M.J. Blesa et al. (eds), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6373, Springer, 2010.

S. Khebbache-Hadji, C. Prins, A. Yalaoui, Problème de tournées de véhicules avec chargement et fenêtres horaires (2L-CVRPTW), IFAC-MOSIM 2010, 10-12/05/2010, Hammamet, Tunisia. Proceedings on CD,  10 pages.

V.P. Nguyen, C. Prins, C. Prodhon, GRASP with learning process for a two-echelon vehicle routing problem, IFAC-MOSIM 2010, 10-12/05/2010, Hammamet, Tunisia. Proceedings on CD, 10 pages.

F. Belmecheri, C. Prins, F. Yalaoui, L. Amodeo,  A new particle swarm optimization for a vehicle routing problem with heterogeneous fleet, mixed backhauls and time windows, 5th Int. Symposium on Hydrocarbons and Chemistry (ISHC5), 23-25/05/2010, Algiers, Algeria, 7 pages.

F. Belmecheri, C. Prins, F. Yalaoui, L. Amodeo,  Particle swarm optimization to solve the vehicle routing problem with heterogeneous fleet, mixed backhauls and time windows, 24th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2010), 19-23/04/2010, Atlanta, GA, USA. 6 pages.

2009

F. Belmecheri, T. Cagniart, L. Amodeo, F. Yalaoui, C. Prins, Modelling and optimization of empty container reuse: a real case study, Int. Conf. on Computers and Industrial Engineering (CIE 39), 06-08/07/2009, Troyes.

S. Khebbache, C. Prins, A. Yalaoui, M. Reghioui, Memetic Algorithm for two-dimensional loading capacitated vehicle routing, Int. Conf. on Computers and Industrial Engineering (CIE 39), 06-08/07/2009, Troyes.

C. Duhamel, P. Lacomme, C. Prodhon, C. Prins, A GRASP? ELS approach for real-life location routing problems, Int. Conf. on Computers and Industrial Engineering (CIE 39), 06-08/07/2009, Troyes.

S.U. Ngueveu, C. Prins, R. Wolfler Calvo, An effective memetic algorithm for the cumulative capacitated vehicle routing problem, in Applications of Evolutionary Computing (EvoWorkshops 2009), M. Giacobini et al. (eds), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5484, 778-787, Springer, 2009.

L. Amodeo, C. Prins, D. Sanchez, Comparison of metaheuristic approaches for multi-objective simulation-based optimization in supply chain inventory, in Applications of Evolutionary Computing (EvoWorkshops 2009), M. Giacobini et al. (eds), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5484, pp. 798-807, Springer, 2009.

F. Belmecheri, C. Prins, F. Yalaoui, L. Amodeo, An Ant Colony Optimization algorithm for a Vehicle Routing Problem with Heterogeneous fleet, Mixed Backhauls, and Time Windows, 13th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (INCOM 2009), 03-05/06/2009, Moscou, Volume 13, Part 1.

S. Khebbache, C. Prins, A. Yalaoui, M. Reghioui, Heuristics for Two-Dimensional Loading Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows, 13th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (INCOM 2009), 03-05/06/2009, Moscou.

2008

C. Prodhon, C. Prins, A memetic algorithm with population management for the periodic location-routing problem, in Hybrid Metaheuristics (proceedings of HM 2008, Malaga, Espagne, 08-09/2008), M.J. Blesa et al. (eds), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5296, pp. 43-57, Springer, 2008.

J.G. Villegas, A.L. Medaglia, J.E. Mendoza, C. Prins, C. Prodhon, N. Velasco, A split-based framework for the vehicle routing problem. XIV Congreso Latino Ibero Americano de Investigación de Operaciones (CLAIO). Cartagena, Colombia, 2008. pp. 113-113.

S.U. Ngueveu, C. Prins, R. Wolfler Calvo, Bornes supérieures et inférieures pour le problème de tournées de véhicules m-péripatétique, MOSIM 2008 (7ème Conf. Francophone de MOdélisation et SIMulation, 31/03-02/04/2008, Paris), S. Lamouri et al. (eds), Supméca Paris, volume 3, pp. 1617-1625.

2007

M. Boudia, C. Prins, M. Reghioui, An effective memetic algorithm with population management for the split-delivery vehicle routing problem, in Hybrid Metaheuristics (proceedings of HM 2007, Dortmünd, 08-09/10/2007), T. Bartz-Beielstein et al. (eds), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4771, pp. 16-30, Springer, 2007.

N. Labadi, C. Prins, M. Reghioui, A memetic algorithm with population management for the capacitated arc routing problem with split demands. Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering (ICCIE 37, 20-23/10/2007, Alexandria, Egypt), M.H. Elwany et A.B. Eltawil (eds), pp. 1250-1259.

C. Mourão, A.C. Nunes, C. Prins, Heuristic methods for the sectoring arc routing problem, ORP3 (Operational Research Peripatetic Postgraduate Program), Guimarães, Portugal, 12-15/09/2007. Actes sur CD, Université du Minho, pp. 131-143.

N. Labadi, C. Prins, M. Reghioui, GRASP with path relinking for the capacitated arc routing problem with time windows, in Applications of evolutionary computing (EvoWorkshops 2007, 11-13/04/2007, Valencia, Espagne), M. Giacobini et al. (eds), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4448, pp. 722-731, Springer, 2007.

2006

A. Mingozzi, C. Prins, R. Wolfler Calvo, Capacitated depot location for the Vehicle Routing Problem, ICSSSM’06 (IEEE Int. Conf. on Service Systems and Service Management Troyes, 25-27/10/2006), Actes sur CD, pp. 1547-1551, IEEE, 2006.

N. Labadi, P. Lacomme, C. Prins, A memetic algorithm for the heterogeneous fleet VRP, Odysseus 2006 (3rd Int. Workshop on Freight Transportation and Logistics, Altea, Espagne, 23-26/05/2006), E. Benavent et al. (eds), pp. 209-213, University of Valencia, Valencia, 2006.

M. Boudia, M.A. Ould Louly, C. Prins, A memetic algorithm with population management for a production-distribution problem, in INCOM 2006 (12th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, Saint-Etienne, France, 17-19/05/2006), A. Dolgui et al. (eds), Volume 3, pp. 541-546, IFAC, 2006.

C. Prins, C. Prodhon, R. Wolfler Calvo, A memetic algorithm with population management (MA|PM) for the Capacitated Location Routing Problem, in Evolutionary computation in combinatorial optimization (actes d’EvoCOP 2006, avril 2006, Budapest, Hongrie), J. Gottlieb et G.R. Raidl (eds), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3906, pp. 183-194, Springer, 2006.

2005

M. Boudia, A. Ould Louly, C. Prins, Combined optimization of production and distribution, IESM'05 (Int. Conf. on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management, Marrakech, 16-19/05/2005), 10 pages. CD-proceedings published by  I4E2, Mons, Belgium, 2005.

C. Prins, R. Wolfler Calvo, A fast GRASP with path relinking for the Capacitated Arc Routing Problem, INOC 2005 (3rd International Network Optimization Conference, Lisbonne, Portugal, 20-23/03/2005), L. Gouveia et C. Mourão (eds), pp. 289-295, Université de Lisbonne, 2005.

2004 and before

G. Fleury, P. Lacomme, C. Prins, Evolutionary algorithms for stochastic arc routing problems, in Applications of evolutionary computing (Proceedings of EvoWorkShops 2004, Coimbra, Portugal, 05-07/04/2004), G.R. Raidl et al. (eds), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3005, pp. 501-512, Springer, 2004.

P. Lacomme, C. Prins, M. Sevaux, Multiobjective Capacitated Arc Routing Problem, in C.M. Fonseca, P.J. Fleming, E. Zitzler, K. Deb and L. Thiele (eds), Evolutionary multi-criterion optimization (Proceedings of EMO 2003, Faro, Portugal, 08-11/04/03), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2632, pp. 550-564, Springer, 2003.

P. Lacomme, C. Prins, W. Ramdane-Chérif, Planning problems in arc routing, PMS 2002 (EURO Working Group on Project Management and Scheduling, Valencia, Espagne, 03-05/04/02), V. Valls et al. (eds), pp. 232-235, Fundacion Universidad-Empresa de Valencia, 2002.

P. Lacomme, C. Prins, W. Ramdane-Chérif, An integer linear model for general arc routing problems, ESS 2001 (13th European Simulation Symposium, Marseille, 18-20/10/01), pp. 427-432, SCS, 2001.

P. Lacomme, C. Prins, W. Ramdane-Chérif, A genetic algorithm for the capacitated arc routing problem and its extensions, Applications of evolutionary computing (Proceedings of the EvoWorshops 2001, Côme, Italie, 18-20/04/01), E.J.W. Boers et al. (eds), pp. 473-483, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2037, Springer, 2001.

F. Fresia, A. Patacchini, C. Prins, Low rate encoding, a means to increase system capacity in a TDMA/DSI system, ICDSC-7 (7th Int. Conf. on Digital Satellite Communications, Munich, mai 1986), pp. 81-88, VDE-Verlag, Berlin, 1986. Elected "best paper" of the conference.

C. Prins, J. Carlier, Resource optimization in a TDMA/DSI system: the Eutelsat approach, ICDSC-7 (7th Int. Conf. on Digital Satellite Communications, Munich, mai 1986), pp. 511-518, VDE-Verlag, Berlin, 1986.