Fabio Caraffini

Associate Professor (Artificial intelligence not elsewhere classified)


For my most recent contact details and affiliation, please visit my ORCID account at, where you can also find relevant links to my webpage and research accounts. This De Montfort University (DMU) institutional Figshare page refers to the work done until August 2022, when I was an Associate Professor within the Institute of Artificial Intelligence at DMU. My research interests include Computational Intelligence, with a strong emphasis on metaheuristics for optimisation.


  • Infeasibility and structural bias in differential evolution (2019), Information Sciences, DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2019.05.019
  • HyperSPAM: A study on hyper-heuristic coordination strategies in the continuous domain (2019), Information Sciences, DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2018.10.033
  • A study on rotation invariance in differential evolution (2018), Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, DOI: 10.1016/j.swevo.2018.08.013
  • Structural bias in population-based algorithms (2015), Information Sciences, DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2014.11.035
  • An analysis on separability for Memetic Computing automatic design (2014), Information Sciences, DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2013.12.044
  • Parallel memetic structures (2013), Information Sciences, DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2012.11.017

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