Dr. Ruxandra Stoean  

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Interest and Competence Domains

  • Evolutionary Computation

  • Data mining

  • Support vector machines

  • Machine Learning

  • Diagnosis and Decision Systems

Fellowships and Grants

  • PNCDI Partnerships, Contract No. 26/2014, code PN-II-PT-PCCA-2013-4-1153, Intelligent Medical Information System for the Diagnosis and Monitoring of the Treatment of Patients with Colorectal Neoplasm, July 2014 - June 2016, website, Member.

  • Internal competition research grant, University of Craiova, no. 42C/2014, Prototypes Evolution in Classification using Support Vector Machines and Neural Networks, January 2014 - December 2014, website, Director.

  • DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) Grant A/09/02566, Research Stays and Study Visits for University Academics and Scientists, Investigation of a Support Vector Machine-based Approach for Parameter Setting in Metaheuristics, TU Dortmund University (2 months) and Cologne University of Applied Sciences (1 month), 01.06-31.08.2009, Germany, http://www.f10.fh-koeln.de/Nachrichten/2009/09/f10_msg_04600.html, Director.

  • PNCDI Partnerships Grant, CNMP PC - 2076, Contract Nr. 41071, Algorithm for the diagnosis and prediction of the hepatic fibrosis evolution through noninvasive ultasonographic means, optimized by stochastic analysis of images , 2007 - 2010, Member.

  • PNCDI Partnerships Grant, CNMP PC - 2120, Contract Nr. 11028, New models of natural computation in the study of complexity and in solving complex problems, 2007 - 2010, Member.

  • CNCSIS Grant Type A, CNCSIS A-322, Evolutionary computation: new paradigms, tehniques and classes. Applications in optimization. , 2007 - 2009, Member.

  • IDEAS Grant, CNCSIS IDEI - 508, New computational paradigms in the approach of complex problems, 2007 - 2009, Member.

  • CNCSIS Grant Type A, CNCSIS A - 1477, Computational models inspired from nature. New paradigms and metaheuristics. Real applications , 2004 - 2006, Member.

  • Doctoral Scholarship (BD) of the National University Research Council Romania (CNCSIS), CNCSIS BD - 113, Evolutionary Computation. Application to Data Mining and Machine Learning, 2004 2007.

  • Socrates/Erasmus Scholarship, University of Dortmund, Faculty of Computer Science, Chair of Systems Analysis, April-June 2003.

Member in program committees

  • Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature 2010 (PPSN 2010), Workshop on Experimental Methods for the Assessment of Computational Systems

  • Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization 2011

Member in organizing committee

  • ACM International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Information Systems, Cairo, Egypt, 2011.

  • First East European Conference on Health Care Modelling and Computation - HCMC 2005, Craiova, Romania, 2005.

Reviewing Activities

  • Zentralblatt MATH, from 2009.

  • Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, from 2009

  • Journal of the Operational Research Society, from 2009

  • Environmental Engineering Science, from 2009

  • Computers in Biology and Medicine, from 2009

  • Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, from 2009

  • Computers and Operations Research, from 2009

  • Environmental Engineering Science, from 2008

  • Expert Systems, from 2008

  • Annals of the University of Craiova, Mathematics and Computer Science Series, from 2009.

  • International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing: Theory and Applications, BIC-TA, 18-22 September 2006, Wuhan, China

  • Evolutionary Computation Journal, 2005

  • Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 2004


  • Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany, Computational Services in Automation (COSA) Kolloquium, "Learning by support vector machines and optimizing by evolutionary algorithms", http://fat70s236.eto.fh-koeln.de/ait/content/e183/e893/e1127/index_ger.html, August 2009.

  • Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, University of Craiova, "From Standard Support Vector Machines to Hybridization with Evolutionary Algorithms", December 2008.

  • Harrow School of Computer Science, London, UK, "Hybridization of Evolutionary Algorithms and Support Vector Machines for Medical Decision Making", November 2008.

  • "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi, Faculty of Computer Science, Doctoral Intensive Summer School on Meta-Heuristics in Optimisation and in Intelligent Data Analysis, "An Evolutionary Algorithm for Emulating Support Vector Machines", June 2008.

  • University of Westminster, London, Health Care Computing Group, Talk on Evolutionary Decision-Making in Placement of the Elderly, April 2004.

  • Universitaet Dortmund, Chair of Algorithm Engineering, Talk on Evolutionary Clustering, June 2003.

Co-authors (in alphabetical order)

Colaboration with other universities (courtesy of grants)

Important journals and conferences in my research area

Last update: September 2014