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Marco Paulo dos Santos Carrasco
Coordinator Professor (Universidade do Algarve)

Ph.D. in Mathematics Applied to Economics and Business (ISEG/UTL, 2003), M.Sc. in Mathematics Applied to Economics and Business (ISEG/UTL, 1996), B.A in Business Management (ISEG/UTL, 1992).

Research interests:

Combinatorial Optimization; Metaheuristics; Artificial Neural Networks; Evolutionary Computation; Decision Support Systems.

Articles published in selected journals (indexed in CEFAGE ranking)

Carrasco, P., M. Pato (2004), "A comparison of discrete and continuous neural network approaches to solve the class/teacher timetabling problem", European Journal of Operational Research, 153(1), 65-79.

Book articles and chapters

Carrasco, P., M. Pato (2003), "A potts neural network heuristic for the class/teacher timetabling problem", in J.P. Sousa, M.G. Resende (eds.), Metaheuristics: Computer Decision-Making, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 173-186 (ISBN: 978-1-4020-7653-4).
Carrasco, P., Pato, M. (2001), "A multiobjective genetic algorithm for the class/teacher timetabling problem", in E. Burke, P. Causmaecker (eds.), The Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling III, Springer Verlag, 3-17 (ISBN: 3-540-40699-9).

Doctoral theses

Master theses

Carrasco, P. (1996), "Redes Neuronais na Elaboração de Horários Escolares" ISEG/UTL, M.Sc. thesis, Portugal.

M.Sc. thesis

Author: Joel D.V. Guerreiro
Supervisor(s): Paulo Carrasco
Degree: M.Sc. (Business Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2005