Name

Efrén Mezura-Montes

Organization Email Id

emezura@uv.mx

Position

Full-time Researcher

Department, Organization with Country

Artificial Intelligence Research Center, University of Veracruz, Sebastián Camacho 5, Centro,

Xalapa, Veracruz, 91000, MEXICO

Role of the editor

Section Editor

Research Expertise

Artificial Intelligence / Evolutionary Computing

Home page of the Editor (University/College Profile URL)

https://www.uv.mx/personal/emezura

Google Scholar URL

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=9B56f0EAAAAJ&hl=es

Research Gate URL

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Efren_Mezura-Montes

Last 10-year publication details

2020

International Journals

  • Aldo Márquez-Grajales, Héctor-Gabriel Acosta-Mesa, Efrén Mezura-Montes and Mario Graff, A multi-breakpoints approach for symbolic discretization of time series, Knowledge and Information Systems, 62(7):2795-2834, 2020, DOI:10.1007/s10115-020-01437-4.
  • Vicente-Josué Aguilera-Rueda, Nicandro Cruz-Ramírez, Efrén Mezura-Montes, Data-Driven Bayesian Network Learning: a Bi-Objective Approach to Address the Bias-Variance Decomposition, Mathematical and Computational Applications, 25(2), 37, 2020, DOI:10.3390/mca25020037.
  • Gustavo-Adolfo Vargas-Hákim, Efrén Mezura-Montes, Edgar Galván, Evolutionary Multi-Objective Energy Production Optimization: An Empirical Comparison, Mathematical and Computational Applications, 25(2), 32, 2020, DOI:10.3390/mca25020032.
  • Adriana Cervantes-Castillo and Efrén Mezura-Montes, A Modified Brain Storm Optimization Algorithm with a Special Operator to Solve Constrained Optimization Problems, Applied Intelligence, 2020, DOI:10.1007/s10489-020-01763-8.
  • Alejandro Rodríguez-Molina, Efrén Mezura-Montes, Miguel-Gabriel Villarreal-Cervantes and Mario Aldape-Pérez, Multi-objective meta-heuristic optimization in intelligent control: a survey on the controller tuning problem, Applied Soft Computing, (93) 106342, 2020, DOI:10.1016/j.asoc.2020.106342.
  • Rafael Rivera-Lopez, Efrén Mezura-Montes, Juana Canul-Reich and Marco Antonio Cruz-Chávez, A permutational-based Differential Evolution algorithm for feature subset selection, Pattern Recognition Letters 133(86-93), 2020, DOI:10.1016/j.patrec.2020.02.021.
  • Octavio Ramos-Figueroa, Marcela Quiroz-Castellanos, Efrén Mezura-Montes and OliverSchütze, Metaheuristics to solve grouping problems: A review and a case study, Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, Volume 53, 2020, 100643, DOI: 10.1016/j.swevo.2019.100643.

International Conferences

  • Jesús-Adolfo Mejía-de-Dios and Efrén Mezura-Montes, A Surrogate-Assisted Metaheuristic for Bilevel Optimization, in Proceedings of the ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO), Cancun, México, ACM Press, 2020 (accepted).
  • Saber Elsayed, Ruhul Sarker, Noha Hamza, Carlos Coello Coello and Efren Mezura-Montes, Enhancing Evolutionary Algorithms by Efficient Population Initialization for Constrained Problems, in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Glasgow, UK, IEEE Press, 2020 (accepted).
  • Sebastian-José De-la-Cruz-Martínez and Efrén Mezura-Montes, Boundary Constraint-Handling in Differential Evolution for Mechanical Design Optimization, in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Glasgow, UK, IEEE Press, 2020 (accepted).
  • Sebastián Hernández, Guillermo Leguizamón and Efrén Mezura-Montes, Evolución Diferencial para Problemas Restringidos Dinámicos, in Proceedings of the XXII Workshop de Investigadores en Ciencias de la Computación, Argentina, 2020 (in Spanish).

Book Chapters

  • Viviana-Yarel Rosales-Morales, Nicandro Cruz-Ramírez, Laura-Nely Sánchez-Morales, Giner Alor-Hernández, Marcela Quiroz-Castellanos and Efrén Mezura-Montes, Towards a Quantitative Identification of Mobile Social Media UIDPs’ Visual Features Using a Combination of Digital Image Processing and Machine Learning Techniques, in Oscar Castillo, Patricia Melín and Janusz Kacprzyk,  (Editors), Intuitionistic and Type-2 Fuzzy Logic Enhancements in Neural and Optimization Algorithms: Theory and Applications, pages 659-674, Springer, 2020, ISBN:978-3-030-35444-2.
  • Kanhu Charan-Gouda Santosh Kumar-Das, Om Prakash-Dubey and Efrén Mezura-Montes, A GA-Based Intelligent Traffic Management Technique forWireless Body Area Sensor Networks, in D. De, A. Mukherjee, S. Kumar Das, and Dey, N. (Editors), Nature Inspired Computing for Wireless Sensor Networks, pages: 57-75, Springer, 2020, ISBN: 978-981-15-2124-9.

2019

International Journals

  • Adan Aguilar-Justo and Efrén Mezura-Montes, A Local Cooperative Approach to Solve Large-Scale Constrained Optimization Problems, Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, Volume 51, December 2019, 100577, DOI:10.1016/j.swevo.2019.100577.
  • Efrén Juárez-Castillo, Héctor-Gabriel Acosta-Mesa and Efrén Mezura-Montes, Adaptive boundary constraint-handling scheme for constrained optimization, Soft Computing 23(17): 8247-8280, 2019, DOI:10.1007/s00500-018-3459-4.
  • Erik Cuevas, Margarita-Arimatea Díaz-Cortés and Efrén Mezura-Montes, Corner detection of intensity images with cellular neural networks (CNN) and evolutionary techniques, Neurocomputing, 347:82-93, 2019 DOI: 10.1016/j.neucom.2019.03.014.
  • Alejandro Rodríguez-Molina, Miguel-Gabriel Villarreal Cervantes, Efrén Mezura-Montes and Mario Aldape-Pérez, Adaptive Controller Tuning Method Based on Online Multi-objective Optimization: A Case Study of the Four-bar Mechanism, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (early access), 2019, DOI: 10.1109/TCYB.2019.2903491.

International Conferences

  • Sebastián Hernández, Guillermo Leguizamón and Efrén Mezura-Montes, Differential evolution with Random Vector based Mutatiton for High Dimensional Problems, in Proceedings of the Argentine Congress on Computer Science (CACIC), 2019 (accepted).
  • Saúl Domínguez-Isidro, Efrén Mezura-Montes and Cora-Beatriz Excelente-Toledo, Variants of the Epsilon Constrained Method in a Memetic Differential Evolution: A Comparative Study, in Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Autumn Meeting on Power, Electronics and Computing (ROPEC) IEEE Press, 2019 (accepted).
  • Jesús-Adolfo Mejía-de-Dios and Efrén Mezura-Montes, A Metaheuristic for Bilevel Optimization Using Tykhonov Regularization and the Quasi-Newton Method, in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, pages 3134-3141, IEEE Press, Wellington, New Zealand, 2019, DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2019.8790097.
  • José-Yair Guzmán-Gaspar and Efrén Mezura-Montes, Robust Optimization Over Time with Differential Evolution using  an Average Time Approach, in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, pages 1548-1555, IEEE Press, Wellington, New Zealand, 2019, DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2019.8789998.
  • José-Yaír Guzmán-Gaspar and Efrén Mezura-Montes, Differential Evolution Variants in Robust Optimization Over Time, in Proceedings of the IEEE 29th International Conference on Electronics, Communications and Computers (CONIELECOMP), pages 164-169, IEEE Press, 2019, DOI: 10.1109/CONIELECOMP.2019.8673120.

Book Chapters

  • Octavio Ramos-Figueroa, María-Margarita Reyes-Sierra and Efrén Mezura-Montes, Deterministic parameter control in differential evolution with combined variants for constrained search spaces, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 785, pages 3-28, Springer, 2019, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-96104-0_1.

2018

International Journals

  • Eric Santiago-Valentín, Edgar Alfredo Portilla-Flores, Efrén Mezura-Montes, Eduardo Vega-Alvarado, Maria Bárbara Calva-Yáñez, Martín Pedroza-Villalba, A Graph-Theory Based Method for Topological and Dimensional Representation of Planar Mechanisms as a Computational Tool for Engineering Design, IEEE Access, 7(1):587-596, 2018, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2885563.
  • Mariana-Edith Miranda-Varela and Efrén Mezura-Montes, Constraint-Handling Techniques in Surrogate-Assisted Evolutionary Optimization. An empirical Study, Applied Soft Computing, 73:215-229, December, 2018, DOI:10.1016/j.asoc.2018.08.016.
  • Miguel G. Villarreal-Cervantes, Efrén Mezura-Montes and José-Yair Guzmán-Gaspar, Differential evolution based adaptation for the direct current motor velocity control parameters, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation 150:122-141, August, 2018, DOI10.1016/j.matcom.2018.03.007.
  • Saúl Domínguez-Isidro and Efrén Mezura-Montes, A Cost-Benefit Local Search Coordination in Multimeme Differential Evolution for Constrained Numerical Optimization Problems, Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, April, 2018, DOI;10.1016/j.swevo.2017.10.006 .
  • María-Guadalupe Martínez-Peñaloza and Efrén Mezura-Montes,Immune Generalized Differential Evolution for Dynamic Multi-Objective Environments: An empirical study, Knowledge-Based Systems, 142:192-219, February, 2018, DOI:10.1016/j.knosys.2017.11.037.
  • María-Yaneli Ameca-Alducin, Efrén Mezura-Montes and Nicandro Cruz-Ramírez, Dynamic Differential Evolution with Combined Variants and a Repair Method to Solve Dynamic Constrained Optimization Problems. An empirical study, Soft Computing, 22(2):541-570, January, 2018, DOI:10.1007/s00500-016-2353-1.
  • Vega-Alvarado, E.A. Portilla-Flores, G.A. Muñoz-Hernández, E. Mezura-Montes, G. Sepúlveda-Cervantes and P. Bautista-Camino, A memetic algorithm based on Artificial Bee Colony for optimal synthesis of mechanisms, Revista Internacional de Métodos Numéricos para Cálculo y Diseño en Ingeniería (RIMNI), 34(1),1-18 2018, DOI: 10.23967/j.rimni.2017.5.002 .

International Conferences

  • Jesús-Adolfo Mejía-de-Dios and Efrén Mezura-Montes, A Physics-Inspired Algorithm for Bilevel Optimization,  in Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Autumn Meeting on Power, Electronics and Computing (ROPEC), pages 1-6, IEEE Press, 2018, DOI: 10.1109/ROPEC.2018.8661368.
  • Luis-Enrique Contreras-Varela and Efrén Mezura-Montes, A Diversity Promotion Study in Constrained Optimization, in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2018), pages 1-8, IEEE Press, 2018, DOI:10.1109/CEC.2018.8477877.
  • Maria-Yaneli Ameca-Alducin, Maryam Hasani-Shoreh, Wilson Blaikie, Frank Neumann and Efrén Mezura-Montes, A Comparison of Constraint Handling Techniques for Dynamic Constrained Optimization Problems, in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2018), pages 1-8, IEEE Press, 2018, DOI:10.1109/CEC.2018.8477750.

National Journals

  • Jesús Flores-Contreras, Héctor Durán-Limón and  Efrén Mezura-Montes, Evaluating the use of Artificial Neural Networks for Platform-independent Performance
    Prediction of Distributed Applications, Vinculatégica EFAN 3:693-700, June 2017 – July 2018, ISSN: 2448-5101.

2017

International Journals

  • Héctor Cervantes-Culebro, Carlos A. Cruz-Villar, María-Guadalupe Martínez-Peñaloza, Efrén Mezura-Montes, Constraint-Handling Techniques for the Concurrent Design of a Five-Bar Parallel Robot, IEEE Access, 5(1):23010-23021, 2017, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2764883.
  • María-Guadalupe Martínez-Peñaloza, Efrén Mezura-Montes, Nicandro Cruz-Ramírez, Héctor-Gabriel Acosta-Mesa, Homero-Vladimir Ríos-Figueroa, Improved multi-objective clustering with automatic determination of the number of clustersNeural Computing and Applications, 28(8):2255–2275, 2017, DOI:10.1007/s00521-016-2191-1.
  • Efrén Juárez-Castillo, Nancy Pérez-Castro and Efrén Mezura-Montes, An improved centroid-based boundary constraint-handling method in dierential evolution for constrained optimization, International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, 31(11), 2017 DOI: 10.1142/S0218001417590236.

International Conferences

  • Rafael Zamudio-Reyes, Nicandro Cruz-Ramírez and Efrén Mezura-Montes, A Multivariate Discretization Algorithm Based on Multiobjective Optimization, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI), IEEE Press, (accepted) 2017.
  • Jesús Adolfo-Mejía-De-Dios and Efrén Mezura-Montes, A New EvolutionaryOptimization Method Based on Center of Mass, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Trends in Operations Research and Statistics (RTORS), Springer (accepted), 2017.
  • Adriana Cervantes-Castillo, Guillermo Leguizamon; Efrén Mezura-Montes, Exploring boundary constraints using the modified brain storm optimization algorithm and a boundary search operator: MBSO-BS, in Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Autumn Meeting on Power, Electronics and Computing (ROPEC), pages 1-6, 2017.
  • Aldo Márquez-Grajales, Héctor-Gabriel Acosta-Mesa and Efrén Mezura-Montes, An adaptive symbolic discretization scheme for the classification of temporal datasets using NSGA-II, in Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Autumn Meeting on Power, Electronics and Computing (ROPEC), pages 1-8, 2017.
  • Saúl Dominguez-Isidro and Efrén Mezura-Montes, The Baldwin Effect on a Memetic Differential Evolution for Constrained Numerical Optimization Problems, in Proceedings of the ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2017), pages: 203 – 204, ACM Press, 2017.
  • Efrén Juarez-Castillo, Héctor-Gabriel Acosta-Mesa and Efrén Mezura-Montes, Empirical Study of Bound Constraint-Handling Methods in Particle Swarm Optimization for Constrained Search Spaces, in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2017), pages: 604 – 611, IEEE Press, 2017.
  • Nancy Pérez-Castro, Aldo Márquez-Grajales, Héctor-Gabriel Acosta-Mesa and Efrén Mezura-Montes, Algorithm/Model Selection Issues in Temporal Data: A Brief Review, in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2017), pages: 2451 – 2457, IEEE Press, 2017.
  • Saku Kukkonen and Efrén Mezura-Montes, An Experimental Comparison of Two Constraint Handling Approaches Used with Differential Evolution, in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2017), pages: 2691 – 2697, IEEE Press, 2017.
  • Saúl Dominguez-Isidro and Efrén Mezura-Montes, Study of Direct Local Search Operators Impact in Memetic Differential Evolution for Constrained Numerical Optimization Problems, in Proceedings of the IEEE 27th International Conference on Electronics, Communications and Computers (CONIELECOMP 2017), pages: 1 – 8, IEEE Press, 2017.

National Journals

2016

International Journals

Book Chapters

International Conferences

  • Adan-Enrique Aguilar-Justo, Efrén Mezura-Montes, Saber-Mohamed Elsayed and Ruhul A. Sarker, Decomposition of large-scale constrained problems using a genetic-based search, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Autumn Meeting on Power, Electronics and Computing (ROPEC 2016), pages: 1 – 6, IEEE Press, 2016.
  • Vicente-Josué Aguilera-Rueda, María-Yaneli Ameca-Alducin, Efrén Mezura-Montes and Nicandro Cruz-Ramírez, Particle Swarm Optimization with Feasibility Rules in Constrained Numerical Optimization. A Brief Review, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Autumn Meeting on Power, Electronics and Computing (ROPEC 2016), pages: 1 – 6, IEEE Press, 2016.
  • Nancy Pérez-Castro, Héctor-Gabriel Acosta-Mesa, Efrén Mezura-Montes and Hugo-Jair Escalante, Multi-objective Full Model Selection in Temporal Databases: Optimizing Time and Performance, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Autumn Meeting on Power, Electronics and Computing (ROPEC 2016), pages: 1 – 6, IEEE Press, 2016.
  • Betania Hernández-Ocaña, Efren Mezura-Montes,  Del Pilar Pozos-Parra, Evolutionary bacterial foraging algorithm to solve constraint numerical optimization problems, in Proceedings of the Tenth Latin American Workshop on Logic/Languages, Algorithms and New Methods of Reasoning, pages 58-65, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2016. 
  • Edgar Galván-López, , Efrén Mezura-Montes, Ouassim Ait ElHara, and Marc Schoenauer, On the Use of Semantics in Multi-Objective Genetic Programming, in Proceedings of 14th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN), pages: 353-363, Springer, 2016.
  • Adriana Cervantes-Castillo and Efrén Mezura-Montes, A Study of Constraint-Handling Techniques in Brain Storm Optimization, in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, pages:3740 – 3746, IEEE Press, 2016.
  • Adan-Enrique Aguilar-Justo and Efrén Mezura-Montes, Towards an Improvement of Variable Interaction Identification for Large-Scale Constrained Problems, in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, pages:4167 – 4174, IEEE Press, 2016.
  • Aldo Márquez-Grajales, Hector-Gabriel Acosta-Mesa, Efrén Mezura-Montes and Rodolfo Hernandez-Jimenez, Cervical Image Segmentation Using Active Contours and Evolutionary Programming Over Temporary Acetowhite Patterns, in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, pages:3863 – 3870, IEEE Press, 2016.
  • Aldo Márquez-Grajales and Efrén Mezura-Montes, micro-JADE-varepsilon: Micro adaptive differential evolution to solve constrained optimization problems, in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, pages:4183 – 4190, IEEE Press, 2016.
  • Carolina Maldonado, Homero Ríos, Efrén Mezura-Montes and Antonio Marín, Feature selection to detect fallen pose using depth images, in Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Electronics, Communications and Computers, pages: 94-100, IEEE Press, 2016.

2015

International Journals

 International Conferences

2014

International Journals

International Conferences

2013

International Journals

International Conferences

2012

International Journals

International Conferences

Conferences in Spanish

  • Sebastián Hernández, Guillermo Leguizamón y Efrén Mezura-Montes, Hibridación de Evolución Diferencial utilizando Hill-Climbing para resolver problemas de optimización con restricciones, en Memorias del XIII Congreso Argentino de Ciencias de la Computación (CACIC 2012)VIII WASI, pp:60–69, Bahía Blanca, Argentina, Octubre 2012, ISBN: 978-987-1648-34-4.
  • José Alfredo Jiménez-García, José Martín Medina-Flores, Javier Yáñez-Mendiola and Efrén Mezura-Montes, Diagnóstico del Desperdicio en el Surtimiento de Materiales en Líneas de Ensamble de Flechas de Velocidad Constante Utilizando Promodel, en Memorias del Congreso Internacional de Investigación e Innovación 2012, Guanajuato, México, Abril 2012, ISBN: 978-607-95636.

2011

Book Chapters

International Journals

International Conferences

Conferences in Spanish

  • Cuauhtémoc Morales-Cruz, Rosaura A. Suárez-Santillán, Betania Hernández-Ocaña, Efrén Mezura-Montes, Edgar A. Portilla-Flores, Miguel G. Villarreal-Cervantes, Optimización del mecanismo de entrada de una Transmisión de Variación Continua comparando Evolución Diferencial y Forrajeo de Bacterias Modificado, en Memorias del 10o Congreso Nacional de Mecatrónica, Puerto Vallarta, México, pp. 61-65, ISBN: 978-607-95347-6-9, Noviembre 2011.