Nihat Engin Toklu

Computer engineer, developer, researcher

Email: engin \dot\ toklu \at\ gmail \dot\ com

Interests, Short Bio, Free and Open Source Projects, Publications.


Interests

Robust optimization, metaheuristics, linear programming, matheuristics, analysis and design of programming languages

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Short Bio

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Free and Open Source Software Projects

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Publications

PhD Thesis

N.E. Toklu, Matheuristics for Robust Optimization: Application to Real-World Problems. Supervisors: L.M. Gambardella, R. Montemanni. Available online at http://doc.rero.ch/record/233206?ln=en. Defense date: 10 November 2014.

Publications in International Journals

N.E. Toklu, V. Papapanagiotou, M. Klumpp, L.M. Gambardella and R. Montemanni, Ant Colony Optimization for a 2-Stage Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem with Probabilistic Demand Increases, International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, 11(1), 5-17, 2016.

N.E. Toklu, L.M. Gambardella, R. Montemanni, A Multiple Ant Colony System for a Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows and Uncertain Travel Times, Journal of Traffic and Logistics Engineering, 2(1), 52-58, 2014.

N.E. Toklu and R. Montemanni, On the Critical Role of Uncertainty in Information and Communication Technology, GSTF e-Journal on ICT, 1(1), 8-9, 2012.

N.E. Toklu and R. Montemanni, Robust Multicasting on Stochastic Wireless Actuator Networks: An Algorithmic Approach, Journal of Applied Operational Research, 4(3), 110-124, 2012.

R. Montemanni, N.E. Toklu, Ş.Ç. Toklu, Y.C. Toklu, Aggregate Blending via Robust Linear Programming, ASCE Journal of Construction and Engineering Management, 137(2), 188-196, 2012.

Publications in International Conferences

N.E. Toklu, L.M. Gambardella and R. Montemanni, Vehicle Routing Problem with Uncertain Costs via a Multiple Ant Colony System, Proceedings of CMCGS2014 - The 3rd Annual International Conference on Computational Mathematics, Computational Geometry and Statistics, 2014.

N.E. Toklu, V. Papapanagiotou, M. Klumpp and R. Montemanni, Green Bullwhip Effect Cost Simulation in Distribution Networks, Proceedings of LDIC2014 - 4th International Conference on Dynamics in Logistics, 2014.

N.E. Toklu, V. Papapanagiotou, M. Klumpp and R. Montemanni, An Ant Colony Approach for a 2-Stage Vehicle Routing Problem with Probabilistic Demand Increases, Proceedings of FORS40 - Finnish Operations Research Society 40th Anniversary Workshop, 5-9, 2013.

N.E. Toklu, R. Montemanni and L.M. Gambardella, A Robust Multiple Ant Colony System for the Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem, Proceedings of IEEE SMC 2013 - International IEEE Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, CYB-11, 1871-1876, 2013.

N.E. Toklu, R. Montemanni and L.M. Gambardella, An Ant Colony System for the Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem with Uncertain Travel Costs, Proceedings of IEEE SSCI 2013 - Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence 2013, 32-39, 2013.

N.E. Toklu and R. Montemanni, Minimum power multicasting on wireless networks: a shared incumbent environment approach, Proceedings of MobiCONA 2012 - The 2nd Annual International Conference on Mobile Communications, Networking and Applications, 2012.

N.E. Toklu, R. Montemanni, G. Di Caro and L.M. Gambardella, A Shared Incumbent Environment for the Minimum Power Broadcasting Problem in Wireless Networks, Proceedings of ICICN 2012 - International Conference on Information and Computer Networks, International Proceedings of Computer Science and Information Technology, 27, 158-162, 2012.

D. Anghinolfi, L.M. Gambardella, R. Montemanni, C. Nattero, M. Paolucci and N.E. Toklu, A matheuristic algorithm for a large-scale energy management problem, Proceedings of LSSC 2011 - The 8th International Conference on Large Scale Scientific Computation, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7116, I. Lirkov et al. eds., Springer, Heidelberg, 173-181, 2012.

N.E. Toklu and R. Montemanni, A Robust Approach for a Minimum Power Broadcasting Problem in Wireless Sensor Networks, Proceedings of ICAOR 2011 - International Conference on Applied Operational Research, Lecture Notes in Management Science (LNMS), 3, 223-232, 2011.

N.E. Toklu and R. Montemanni, A Three-Stage Robust Approach for Minimum Power Multicasting in Wireless Sensor Networks, Proceedings of MobiCONA 2011 - The Annual International Conference on Mobile Communications, Networking and Applications, M42-M47 (Best research paper award), 2011.

D. Anghinolfi, L.M. Gambardella, R. Montemanni, C. Nattero, M. Paolucci and N.E. Toklu, An optimization model for a large-scale energy management problem, Proceedings of CAR 2011 - The Annual International Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics, C22-C27, 2011.

Publications as Book Chapters

N.E. Toklu, R. Montemanni and L.M. Gambardella, chapter "Embedding Robust Optimization Techniques into Metaheuristic Algorithms", Metaheuristic in Uncertain Environments (E-G. Talbi ed.), Parallel and Distributed Computing Series, Wiley, to appear.

Y.C. Toklu and N.E. Toklu, chapter "Analysis of structures by Total Potential Optimization using Meta-heuristic Algorithms (TPO/MA)", Heuristics: Theory and Applications, Siarry, P. (ed.), Nova Science., 345-374, 2013.

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