Academic Background

 

Research Interests

  • Algorithm Design
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Constraint Programming
  • Scheduling and Planning
  • Combinatorial Optimization
  • Meta-heuristic Algorithms
  • Parallel Computing

Education

  • Master of Computer Science, University of Regina, Regina, Canada (2010-PRESENT)
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran (2006-2010)

Scholarships and Awards

  • FGSR Graduate Student Scholarship --- Fall 2011
  • Graduate Research Award --- Spring/Summer 2011
  • Graduate Centennial Merit Scholarship --- Winter 2011

Publications

  1. R. Abbasian, M. Mouhoub, An Efficient Hierarchical Parallel Genetic Algorithm for Graph Coloring Problem, 13th Annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2011), ACM, pages 521-528, Dublin, Ireland, July 12-16, 2011.
    Nominated for the best paper award

    Also presented at International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2011), RCRA, July 2011.

     
  2. R. Abbasian, M. Mouhoub, A. Jula, Solving Graph Coloring Problems Using Cultural Algorithms, The 24th Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS-24), 18-20 May 2011, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. AAAI Press.
    Nominated for the best paper award

Presentations / Seminars

  • An Efficient Hierarchical Parallel Genetic Algorithm For Graph Coloring Problem, August 2011 (University of Regina CS department seminar series).
     
  • Solving Graph Coloring Problems using Cultural Algorithms, May 2011 (presentation at FLAIRS 2011 conference).
     
  • The Recursion Theorem, March 2011 (course project presentation).

Attended Conferences

  • Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS) 2011

Teaching Experience

  • TA of Object-Oriented Design (CS115), University of Regina, Regina, SK, Canada — Winter 2011
  • TA of Introduction to Digital Systems (CS210), University of Regina, Regina, SK, Canada — Fall 2010
  • TA of Artificial Intelligence, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Khuzestan, Iran — Winter 2010
  • TA of Artificial Intelligence, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Khuzestan, Iran — Fall 2009
  • TA of Numerical Analysis, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Khuzestan, Iran — Fall 2009
  • TA of Advanced Computer Programming (Java), Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Khuzestan, Iran — Fall 2008
  • TA of Discrete Mathematics, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Khuzestan, Iran — Fall 2008