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My Address
        José Fernández Hernández
        Facultad de Matemáticas - Universidad de Murcia
        Campus Universitario de Espinardo
        30100 Espinardo - Murcia
        Spain

        Phone: +34-868-884186
        Fax:     +34-868-884182
        e-mail: josefdez@um.es

       Twitter: @ImJoseFdez



Education

Memberships

Research Interests

My publications: books, chapters of books, papers and preprints

Books: research

  1. B. Tóth and J. Fernández, Interval methods for single and bi-objective optimization problems - applied to competitive facility location models, Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010 (243 pages), ISBN: 978-3-8383-6624-1.
  2. A.G. Arrondo, J. Fernández, J.L. Redondo and P.M. Ortigosa, Evolutionary algorithms applied to competitive facility location - sequential and parallel implementations for single and multi-objective models, Lambert Academic Publishing, 2016 (128 pages), ISBN: 978-3-659-89601-9.
Books: teaching
  1. J. Fernández, P. Fernández, M. Iniesta,  Probabilidad, modelos y estadística, DM, Colección Texto-Guía, ICE-Universidad de Murcia, 1998, (284 pages), ISBN:84-95095-78-5 (table of contents, doc file).
  2. J. Fernández, P. Fernández, B. Pelegrín, Optimización lineal - Formulación e implementación de problemas en Xpress, DM, 2014, (199 pages), ISBN: 978-84-16296-42-2
Chapters of books: research
  1. J. Fernández, B. Pelegrín, B. Tóth and F. Plastria (2004), Localización competitiva en el plano con decisiones en diseño, in ''Avances en localización de servicios y sus aplicaciones'', Ed. Servicio de Publicaciones de la UMU (ISBN: 84-8371-507-4) pp.109-138.
  2. L.G. Casado and J. Fernández (2005), Introducción a la optimización global intervalar, in "El análisis de intervalos en España: desarrollos, herramientas y aplicaciones", Documenta Universitaria (ISBN:84-934349-1-4), pp.45-61.
  3. J. Fernández, B.Tóth, F. Plastria and B. Pelegrín (2006), Reconciling franchisor and franchisee: a planar biobjective competitive location and design model, in “Recent Advances in Optimization”, (Edited by A. Seeger), Lectures Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems 563, Springer-Verlag (ISBN: 3-540-28257-2, ISSN: 0075-8442), pp.375-398.
  4. J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, J.D. Álvarez, A.G. Arrondo, P.M. Ortigosa (2012), Approximating the Pareto-front of continuous bi-objective problems: application to a competitive facility location problem, in "Management Intelligent Systems", Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing 171, Springer (ISBN: 978-3-642-30863-5, ISSN: 2194-5357), pp. 207-216.
  5. J. Fernández, J.L. Redondo, P.M. Ortigosa, B.G.-Tóth (2017), Huff-like Stackelberg location problems on the plane, in "Spatial Interaction Models - Facility location using game theory", (Edited by L. Mallozzi, E. D'Amato, P.M. Pardalos), Springer Optimization and Its Applications 118, Springer (ISBN 978-3-319-52654-6, 978-3-319-52653-9, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-52654-6_7), pp. 129-169.
Chapters of books: teaching
  1. J. Fernández (2013), Problem-based learning: an ECTS experience in the Degree in Mathematics, in "INTED 2013", International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED) (ISBN: 978-84-616-2661-8), pp.3890-3893.
Papers: research
  1. J. Fernández, L. Cánovas and B. Pelegrín,  DECOPOL-Codes for decomposing a polygon into convex subpolygons, European Journal of Operational Research 102 (1997) 242-243 (doi:10.1016/S0377-2217(97)00225-7).
  2. P. Fernández, B. Pelegrín and J. Fernández,  Location of paths on trees with minimal eccentricity and superior section, Top 6 (1998) 223-246 (doi:10.1007/BF02564789).
  3. J. Fernández, L. Cánovas and B. Pelegrín,  Algorithms for the decomposition of a polygon into convex polygons, European Journal of Operational Research 121 (2000) 330-342 (doi:10.1016/S0377-2217(99)00033-8).
  4. J. Fernández, P. Fernández and B. Pelegrín,  A continuous location model for siting a non-noxious undesirable facility within a geographical region,  European Journal of Operational Research 121 (2000) 259-274 (doi:10.1016/S0377-2217(99)00216-7).
  5. J. Fernández and B. Pelegrín, Sensitivity Analysis in Continuous Location Models via Interval Analysis, Studies in Locational Analysis 14 (2000) 121-136 (abstract, dvi file).
  6. J. Fernández and B. Pelegrín, Using Interval Analysis for solving single-facility location problems: new discarding tests, Journal of Global Optimization 19 (2001) 61-81 (doi:10.1023/A:1008315927737).
  7. J. Fernández, P. Fernández and B. Pelegrín, Estimating actual distances by norm functions: a comparison between the $l_{k,p,\theta}-$ norm and the $l_{b_1,b_2,\theta}-$ norm and a study about the selection of the data set, Computers and Operations Research 29 (2002) 609-623 (doi:10.1016/S0305-0548(00)00045-9).
  8. M.C. Markót, J. Fernández,  L.G. Casado and T. Csendes, New interval methods for constrained global optimization, Mathematical Programming Series A 106 (2006) 287-318 (doi:10.1007/s10107-005-0607-2).
  9. B. Tóth, J. Fernández and T. Csendes, Empirical convergence speed of inclusion functions for facility location problems, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics 199 (2007) 384-389 (doi:10.1016/j.cam.2005.07.037).
  10. J. Fernández, B. Pelegrín, F. Plastria and B. Tóth, Solving a Huff-like competitive location and design model for profit maximization in the plane, European Journal of Operational Research 179 (2007) 1274-1287 (doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2006.02.005).
  11. J. Fernández, F. Plastria and B. Pelegrín and B.Tóth, Planar location and design of a new facility with inner and outer competition: an interval lexicographical-like solution procedure, Networks and Spatial Economics 7 (2007) 19-44 (doi.10.1007/s11067-006-9005-4).
  12. J. Fernández and B.Tóth, Obtaining an outer approximation of the efficient set of nonlinear biobjective problems, Journal of Global Optimization 38 (2007) 315-331 (an extended version of this paper can be downloaded here) (doi: 10.1007/s10898-006-9132-y).
  13. B. Pelegrín, J. Fernández and B. Tóth, The 1-center problem in the plane with independent random weights, Computers and Operations Research 35 (2008) 737-749 (doi:10.1016/j.cor.2006.05.003).
  14. J. Fernández, B. Tóth, L. Cánovas and B. Pelegrín, A practical algorithm for decomposing polygonal domains into convex polygons by diagonals, Top 16 (2008) 367-387 (doi: 10.1007/s11750-008-0055-2).
  15. J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, I. García and P.M. Ortigosa, Parallel algorithms for continuous competitive location problems, Optimization Methods and Software 23 (2008) 779-791 (doi:10.1080/10556780802402564). 
  16. J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, I. García and P.M. Ortigosa, A robust and efficient algorithm for planar competitive location problems, Annals of Operations Research 167 (2009) 87-105 (doi:10.1007/s10479-007-0233-x).
  17. B. Tóth, J. Fernández, B. Pelegrín and F. Plastria, Sequential versus simultaneous approach in the location and design of two new facilities using planar Huff-like models, Computers and Operations Research 36 (2009) 1393-1405 (tests problems used in this paper) (doi:10.1016/j.cor.2008.02.006).
  18. J. Fernández and B. Tóth, Obtaining the efficient set of nonlinear biobjective optimization problems via interval branch-and-bound methods, Computational Optimization and Applications 42 (2009) 393-419 (doi: 10.1007/s10589-007-9135-8).
  19. J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, I. García and P.M. Ortigosa, Solving the Multiple Competitive Facilities Location and Design Problem on the Plane, Evolutionary Computation 17 (2009) 21-53 (doi:10.1162/evco.2009.17.1.21).
  20. M.E. Sáiz, E.M.T. Hendrix, J. Fernández and B. Pelegrín, On a branch-and-bound approach for a Huff-like Stackelberg location problem, OR Spectrum 31 (2009) 679-705 (doi:10.1007/s00291-008-0133-8).
  21. J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, I. García and P.M. Ortigosa, Sensitivity analysis of a continuous multifacility competitive location and design problem, Top 17 (2009) 347-365 (doi:10.1007/s11750-008-0071-2). [The program used to generate the test problems employed in the computational experiments can be downloaded here.]
  22. B. Tóth, F. Plastria, J. Fernández and B. Pelegrín, On the impact of spatial pattern, aggregation, and model parameters in planar Huff-like competitive location and design problems, OR Spectrum  31 (2009) 601-627 (doi: 10.1007/s00291-008-0163-2) (an extended version of the paper can be downloaded at Optimization Online as "Sensitivity analysis of the optimal solutions to Huff-type competitive location and design problems").
  23. J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, I. García and P.M. Ortigosa, Heuristics for the facility location and design (1|1)-centroid problem on the planeComputational Optimization and Applications 45 (2010) 111-141  (doi: 10.1007/s10589-008-9170-0).
  24. J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, I. García and P.M. Ortigosa, Parallel algorithms for continuous competitive multifacilities location problems, Journal of Global Optimization 50 (2011) 557-573 (doi: 10.1007/s10898-009-9455-6).
  25. J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, I. García and P.M. Ortigosa, Solving the facility location and design (1|1)-centroid problem via parallel algorithms, The Journal of Supercomputing 58 (2011) 420-428 (doi: 10.1007/s11227-011-0605-5).
  26. J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, A.G. Arrondo, I. García and P.M. Ortigosa, Fixed or variable demand? Does it matter when locating a facility?, Omega (The International Journal of Management Science) 40 (2012) 9-20, (doi: 10.1016/j.omega.2011.02.007).
  27. J.L. Redondo, A.G. Arrondo, J. Fernández, I. García, P.M. Ortigosa, A two-level evolutionary algorithm for solving the facility location and design (1|1)-centroid problem on the plane with variable demand, Journal of Global Optimization 56 (2013) 983-1005, (doi:10.1007/s10898-012-9893-4).
  28. J. Fernández and E.M.T. Hendrix, Recent insights in Huff-like competitive facility location and design, European Journal of Operational Research 227 (2013) 581-584 (doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2012.12.032).
  29. J. Fernández, S. Salhi, B. G.-Tóth, Location equilibria for a continuous competitive facility location problem under delivered pricing, Computers and Operations Research 41 (2014) 185-195 (doi: 10.1016/j.cor.2013.08.004).
  30. A.G. Arrondo, J. Fernández, J.L. Redondo, P.M. Ortigosa,  An approach for solving competitive location problems with variable demand using multicore systems, Optimization Letters 8 (2014) 555-567, (doi:10.1007/s11590-012-0596-z).
  31. A.G. Arrondo, J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, P.M. Ortigosa, Solving a leader-follower facility problem via parallel evolutionary aproaches. Journal of Supercomputing 70 (2014) 600-611, (doi: 10.1007/s11227-014-1106-0).
  32. J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, J.D. Álvarez, A.G. Arrondo, P.M. Ortigosa, Approximating the Pareto-front of a planar bi-objective competitive facility location and design problem. Computers and Operations Research 62 (2015) 337-349, (doi: 10.1016/j.cor.2014.02.013).
  33. A.G. Arrondo, J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, P.M. Ortigosa, Parallelization of a non-linear multi-objective optimization algorithm: application to a location problem. Applied Mathematics and Computation 255 (2015) 114-124, (doi: 10.1016/j.amc.2014.08.036).
  34. J. Fernández, J.L. Redondo, A.G. Arrondo, P.M. Ortigosa, A tri-objective model for locating a public semi-obnoxious facility in the plane. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol. 2015 (2015), article ID 631872, 12 pages, doi: 10.1155/2015/631872
  35. J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández and P.M. Ortigosa, FEMOEA: a Fast and Efficient Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm. Mathematical Methods of Operations Research 85 (2017) 113-135, (doi:10.1007/s00186-016-0560-2).
  36. J. Fernández, B. G.-Tóth, J.L. Redondo, P.M. Ortigosa, A.G. Arrondo, A planar single-facility competitive location and design problem under the multi-deterministic choice rule. Computers and Operations Research 78 (2017) 305-315 (doi: 10.1016/j.cor.2016.09.019)
Papers submitted for publication: research
  1. J. Fernández, B. G.-Tóth, J.L. Redondo, P.M. Ortigosa, The probabilistic customer's choice rule with a threshold attraction value: effect on the location of competitive facilities.
  2. E. Filatovas, O. Kurasova, J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, A reference point-based evolutionary algorithm for approximating regions of interest in multiobjective problems.
Papers: teaching
  1. J. Fernández, M. Pulido and F. Esquembre, New challenges in the Degree in Mathematics: applications at work, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 83 (2013) 61-64 (doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.06.013).
  2. J. Fernández and P. Fernández, Introducing Web 2.0 tools for teaching Linear Programming, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 191 (2015) 1392-1396 (doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.04.382)
Other preprints: research
  1. J. Fernández, P. Fernández and B. Pelegrín, Estimating actual distances by the $l_{k,p,\theta}-$ and the $l_{b_1,b_2,\theta}-$ norms revisited, Working paper 97/10, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain, 1997.
  2. P. Fernández, J. Fernández, B. Pelegrín and T. B. Boffey, Sets of efficient solutions for discrete bicriteria optimization problems, Working paper 2000/3, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain, 2000 (abstract, dvi file).


Talks in meetings

Plenary talks: research
  1. J. Fernández, Algunos problemas de localización relacionados con temas medio-ambientales, VIII Congreso Nacional de Estudiantes de Estadística, El Campello, Spain, 21-23 September 2005.
Presentations: research
  1. B. Pelegrín and J. Fernández, Estimación de distancias y tiempos de viaje en redes mediante la norma $l_{2b}$,  XXII Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa, Sevilla, Spain, 1995.
  2. J. Fernández, Estimating travel times and distances by mathematical functions, European Management in Face of Knowledge Driven Competition, Porto, Portugal, 1996.
  3. J. Fernández, L. Cánovas and B. Pelegrín, Un algoritmo para la descomposición de polígonos en polígonos convexos, XXIII Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa, Valencia, Spain, 1997.
  4. J. Fernández and B. Pelegrín, Solving an obnoxious facility location problem with interval analysis, EURO XV/ INFORMS XXXIV, Barcelona, Spain, 1997.
  5. J. Fernández, L. Cánovas and B. Pelegrín, Decomposing a polygonal region with holes into convex polygonal subregions, X meeting of the Euro Working Group on Locational Analysis (EWGLA10), Murcia, Spain, 1998.
  6. J. Fernández and B. Pelegrín, Sensitivity analysis in continuous location models via Interval Analysis, X meeting of the Euro Working Group on Locational Analysis (EWGLA10), Murcia, Spain, 1998.
  7. J. Fernández and B. Pelegrín, Solving continuous location problems via Interval Analysis: new discarding tests, VIIIth International Symposium on Locational Decisions (ISOLDE8), Coimbra and Estoril, Portugal, 1999.
  8. J. Fernández, L.Cánovas and B. Pelegrín, A quick algorithm for decomposing a polygon with holes into convex polygons, VIIIth International Symposium on Locational Decisions (ISOLDE8), Coimbra and Estoril, Portugal, 1999.
  9. J. Fernández, L.G. Casado, T. Csendes, M.C. Markót, Solving continuous location problems via Interval Analysis: a new adaptive multisection rule, XII meeting of the Euro Working Group on Locational Analysis (EWGLA12), Barcelona, Spain, 2000.
  10. J. Fernández, L.G. Casado, T. Csendes, M.C. Markót, Solving continuous location problems via Interval Analysis: new selection criteria, XII meeting of the Euro Working Group on Locational Analysis (EWGLA12), Barcelona, Spain, 2000.
  11. M. C. Markót, T. Csendes, J. F. Hernández and L. G. Casado, New interval methods for constrained global optimization, SIAM Conference on Optimization, Toronto, Canada, 20-22 May, 2002.
  12. M. C. Markót, T. Csendes, J. F. Hernández, and L. G. Casado, A numerical study on a new heuristical decision index for interval global optimization, Validated Computing 2002,  Toronto, Canada, 23-25 May, 2002.
  13. M. C. Markót, J. F. Hernández and L. G. Casado, New interval methods for constrained global optimization: solving "Circle Packing" problems in a reliable way, Conference of PhD Students in Computer Science (CSCS), Szeged, Hungary, 1-4 July 2002.
  14. B. Pelegrín, J. Fernández and C. Blázquez, Comarcalización regional con tiempo de viajes mínimos, XXVIII Reunión de Estudios Regionales, Murcia, 27-29 November, 2002.
  15. J. Fernández, B. Pelegrín and F. Plastria, Localización y diseño de un nuevo centro de servicio en situación de competencia (Location and design of a new facility in a competitive market), XXVII Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa, Lleida, Spain, 8-11 April 2003.
  16. J. Fernández, B. Pelegrín, F. Plastria and B. Tóth, Location and design of a new facility under proportional and partially binary customers' preferences, XIV meeting of the Euro Working Group on Locational Analysis (EWGLA14), Corfu, Greece, 11-13 September 2003.
  17. J. Fernández, B. Pelegrín, B. Tóth and F. Plastria, Localización competitiva en el plano con decisiones en diseño (Competive location in the plane with decisions on the design), IV Seminario Español de Localización, Lorca, Spain, 26-29 November 2003.
  18. B. Tóth, J. Fernández, F. Plastria and B. Pelegrín, On solving a Huff-type facility location and design problem, 4th Conference of PhD Students in Computer Science, Szeged, Hungary, 1-4 July 2004.
  19. B. Pelegrín, P. Fernández, J. Fernández and M.D. García, A location model for firm expansion with spatial price discrimination, Euro XX, Rhodes, Greece, 4-7 July 2004.
  20. J. Fernández, B. Pelegrín, B. Tóth and F. Plastria, A biobjective single facility competitive location problem in the plane, XV meeting of the Euro Working Group on Locational Analysis (EWGLA15), Saarbrücken, Germany, 5-8 September 2004.
  21. J.Fernández, B. Pelegrín, F.Plastria, B.Tóth, On the location of a new franchise's outlet in a competitive market: a biobjective interval analysis approach, 12th French-German-Spanish Conference on Optimization, Avignon, France, 20-24 September 2004.
  22. B. Tóth, J. Fernández and T. Csendes, A comprehensive study on the convergence speed and efficiency of inclusion functions for facility location problems, SCAN 2004 (11th GAMM - IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Validated Numerics), Fukoaka, Japan, 4-8 October 2004.
  23. P. Fernández, J. Fernández, B. Pelegrín, M. D. García, Un modelo de expansión de una firma con mínimo perjuicio sobre sus centros ya existentes, XXVIII Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa, Cádiz, Spain, 25-29 October 2004.
  24. J. Fernández, B. Tóth, B. Pelegrín and F. Plastria, Sensitivity analysis of a planar competitive location problem, ISOLDE X (10th International Symposium On Locational DEcisions), Seville-Islantilla, Spain, 2-8 June 2005.
  25. J. Fernández, B. Tóth, B. Pelegrín and F. Plastria, On the location of two new competitive facilities in the plane, ISOLDE X (10th International Symposium On Locational DEcisions), Seville-Islantilla, Spain, 2-8 June 2005.
  26. P. Fernández, B. Pelegrín, J. Fernández and M.D.García, Location of new facilities under delivered pricing, ISOLDE X (10th International Symposium On Locational DEcisions), Seville-Islantilla, Spain, 2-8 June 2005.
  27. J. Fernández and B. Tóth, Constraint-like methods for obtaining an outer approximation of the efficient set of nonlinear biobjective problems, International Workshop on Global Optimization (GO 05), Almería, Spain, 18-22 Septermber 2005.
  28. J. Fernández and B. Tóth, Obtaining the efficient set of biobjective competitive facility location and design problems, EURO XXI, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2-5 July 2006.
  29. B. Pelegrín, P. Fernández, J. Fernández and M.D. García, A multifacility location model for firm expansion under competitive delivered pricing, EURO XXI, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2-5 July 2006.
  30. B. Pelegrín, P. Fernández, J. Fernández and M.D. García, Firm expansion with a limited budget under competitive delivered pricing, EURO XXI, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2-5 July 2006.
  31. E.M.T. Hendrix, J. van der Biezen, M.E. Sáiz, J. Fernandez and B. Pelegrin, On solution methods to solve a Huff based competitive location problem,  OR2006 (Operations Research 2006), Karlsruhe, Germany, September 2006.
  32. B.Tóth and J. Fernández, Obtaining the efficient set of nonlinear biobjective optimization problems via interval branch-and-bound methods, SCAN 2006 (12th GAMM - IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Validated Numerics), Duisburg, Germany, 26-29 September 2006.
  33. E.M.T. Hendrix, M.E. Sáiz, J. Fernandez and B. Pelegrin, On solution methods to generate Stackelberg equilibria of a Huff based location problem,  Iberian Conference in Optimization, Coimbra, Portugal, November 2006.
  34. B. Tóth, J. Fernández, F. Plastria and B. Pelegrín, Sensitivity analysis of the optimal solutions to Huff-type competitive location and design problems, Euro Winter Institute on Location and Logistics, Estoril, Portugal, 27 January- 10 February 2007.
  35. J.L. Redondo, I. García, P.M. Ortigosa and J. Fernández, On a continuous multifacility competitive location and design problem: sensitivity analysis and economical implications, XVI meeting of the Euro Working Group on Locational Analysis (EWGLA11), Estoril, Portugal, February 2007.
  36. J.L. Redondo, I. García, P.M. Ortigosa and J. Fernández, Parallelized algorithms for planar competitive location problems, Joint EUROPT-OMS meeting (Second Conference on Optimization Methods & Software and Sixth EUROPT Workshop on Advances in Continuous Optimization), Prague, Czech Republic, 4-7 July 2007.
  37. M.E. Sáiz, J. Fernández, E.M.T. Hendrix and B. Pelegrín, On a branch-and-bound approach for a Huff-like Stackelberg location problem, EURO XXII, Prague, Czech Republic, 8-11 July 2007.
  38. E.M.T. Hendrix, M.E. Sáiz, J. Fernández and B. Pelegrín, Solving a Huff-like Stackelberg location problem rigorously, Optimization 2007, Lisbon, Portugal, 22-25 July 2007.
  39. J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, I. García, and P.M. Ortigosa, Políticas migratorias en la resolución de problemas de localización, XVIII Jornadas de Paralelismo, Zaragoza, Spain, September 2007.
  40. B. Tóth and J. Fernández, Solving the (1|1)-centroid in the plane, International Workshop on Stochastic and Applied Global Optimization (SAGO 2008), Skukuza, South Africa, 19-22 July 2008.
  41. J. Fernández, J.L. Redondo, I. García and P.M. Ortigosa, Parallel strategies for solving a continuous competitive multiple facilities location and design problem, International Workshop on Stochastic and Applied Global Optimization (SAGO 2008), Skukuza, South Africa, 19-22 July 2008.
  42. J. Fernádez and B.Tóth, Competitive location problems: fixed or variable demand?, XVII meeting of the Euro Working Group on Locational Analysis (EWGLA 17), Elche, Spain, 17-19 September 2008.
  43. B. Tóth, J. Fernández and L.G. Casado, Comparison of pruning tests for interval B&B global optimization methods, SCAN 2008 (13th GAMM - IMACS International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and. Validated Numerics), El Paso, Texas, USA, September 29- October 3, 2008.
  44. J. Fernández, Continuous competitive location: existing tools and new problems, I workshop on competitive location, Murcia, Spain, 20-21 Nomvember 2008. 
  45. J. Fernández and B. Tóth, Obtaining the complete efficient set of nonlinear biobjective problems via interval branch-and-bound methods: a feasible strategy?, XXXI Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa, Murcia, Spain, 10-13 February 2009.
  46. J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, I. García and P.M. Ortigosa, UEGO: un algoritmo evolutivo de optimización global de propósito general, XXXI Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa, Murcia, Spain, 10-13 February 2009.
  47. B. Tóth and J. Fernández, A reliable method for obtaining the complete weakly efficient set of nonlinear biobjective optimisation problems, EURO XXIII, Bonn, Germany, 5-8 July 2009.
  48. J. Fernández and B. Tóth, Interval analysis applied to multiobjective optimization problems: obtaining the complete weakly efficient set, VIII Brazilian Workshop on Continuous Optimization, Mambucaba, Brazil, 13-17 July 2009.
  49. P.M. Ortigosa, J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández and A.G. Arrondo, Modelado del problema de localización competitiva de un solo centro. Resolución mediante algoritmos meméticos, Reunión de la Red Temática 'Localización y problemas afines', Seville, Spain, 1-3 February 2010.
  50. J. Fernández, S. Salhi and B. Tóth, Exact branch-and-bound methodsand heuristic algorithms for competitive locatio problems, Research meeting on competitive location problems, Canterbury, United Kingdom, 24-25 March 2010.
  51. J. L. Redondo, J. Fernández, I. García and P.M. Ortigosa, Parallel algorithms for the facility location and design (1 | 1)-centroid problem on the plane, 10th International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering, Almería, Spain, 26-30 June 2010.
  52. P.M. Ortigosa, J.L. Redondo, A.G. Arrondo, J. Fernández and I. García, A continuous competitive facility location (and design) problem with variable demand, EURO XXIV, Lisbon, Portugal, 11-14 July 2010.
  53. J. L. Redondo, J. Fernández, A.G. Arrondo, I. García and P.M. Ortigosa, A two-level evolutionary algorithm for solving the leader-follower problem on the plane with variable demand, Toulouse Global Optimization Workshop, Toulouse, France, 31 August - 3 September 2010.
  54. A.G. Arrondo, J.L.Redondo, J.Fernández, I. García and P.M. Ortigosa, Resolución del problema del líder-seguidor con demanda variable mediante algoritmos heurísticos, Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa, La Coruña, Spain, 14-17 September 2010.
  55. B. Tóth, J. Fernández and S. Salhi, Obtaining location equilibria of an uncapacitated continuous competitive facility location problem under delivered pricing, Veszprém Optimization Conference: Advanced algorihtms, Veszprém, Hungary, 13-15 December 2010.
  56. J. Fernández and B.Tóth, On modelling the variability of the demand, Third workshop and research meeting on competitive location, Budapest, Hungary, 18-20 April 2011.
  57. A.G. Arrondo, J. Fernández, J.L. Redondo and P.M. Ortigosa, Solving a competitive location problem with variable demand via parallel algorithms, International conference on Computational and Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering (CMMSE), Benidorm, Spain, 26-29 June 2011.
  58. J. Fernández, A.G. Arrondo, J.L. Redondo and P.M. Ortigosa, Solving a facility location and design problem with variable demand on the plane, Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications (MOPTA 2011), Lehigh University, Bethlehem, USA, 17-19 August 2011.
  59. A.G. Arrondo, J. Fernández, J.L. Redondo and P.M. Ortigosa, Fixed or variable demand? Does it matter when locating a facility?, Euro conference for young OR researchers (Operational Research Peripatetic Post-graduate Programme - ORP3 2011), Cádiz, Spain, 13-17 September 2011.
  60. A.G. Arrondo, J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández and P.M. Ortigosa, Solving the planar leader-follower problem with variable demand via hybrid parallel algorithms, Global Optimization Workshop 2012 (GOW12),  Natal (Brazil), 26-29 June 2012.
  61.  J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, J.D. Álvarez, A.G. Arrondo and P.M. Ortigosa, A new method for approximating the Pareto-front of multiobjectie optimization problems: application to a planar bi-objective facility location problem. Global Optimization Workshop 2012 (GOW12), Natal (Brazil), 26-29 June 2012.
  62. P.M. Ortigosa, J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, A.G. Arrondo, C.G. Escamilla and V.P. Leiva, Solving the franchisor-franchisee bi-objective optimization problem. 25th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO XXV), Vilnius (Lithuania), 8-11 July 2012.
  63. J. L. Redondo, J. Fernández, J. D. Álvarez, A. G. Arrondo and P. M. Ortigosa. Approximating the Pareto-front of continuous bi-objective problems: application to a competitive facility location problem, International Symposium on Management Intelligent System (IS-MiS), Salamanca (Spain), 11-13 July 2012.
  64. B. G.-Tóth, J. Fernández and C. Rendek, Modeling Variable Demand in Competitive Location Problems, Veszprém Optimization Conference: Advanced Algorithms (VOCAL2012), Veszprém, Hungary, 11-14 December 2012.
  65. J. Fernández, A.G. Arrondo, J.L. Redondo and P.M. Ortigosa, Solving a multi-objective competitive facility location and design problem on the plane via evolutionary algorithms: high performance computing approaches, XX meeting of the Euro Working Group on Locational Analysis (EWGLA 20), Ankara, Turkey, 17-19 April 2013.
  66. A.G. Arrondo, J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández and P.M. Ortigosa. Solving a bi-objective facility location problem via new multi-objective evolutionary algorithm, Nonlinear Optimization: a Bridge from Theory to Application, Erice, Italy, 10-17 June 2013.
  67. A.G. Arrondo, J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández and P.M. Ortigosa. High performance computing applied to a multi-objective evolutionary algorithm. Numerical Computations: Theory and Algorithms, Falerna, Italy, 17-23 June 2013.
  68. J.L. Redondo, A.G. Arrondo, J. Fernández and P.M. Ortigosa. Non-linear multi-objective optimization via parallel algorithms: solving a planar facility location and design problem, 22th International Conference Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM 2013), Málaga, Spain, 17-21 June 2013.
  69. J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández and P.M. Ortigosa. FEMOEA: a Fast and Efficient Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm, 22th International Conference Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM 2013), Málaga, Spain, 17-21 June 2013.
  70. J. Fernández, J.L. Redondo, A.G. Arrondo and P.M. Ortigosa. Locating a semi-obnoxious facility in the plane, International Workshop on Locational Analysis and Related Problems, Torremolinos, Spain, 19-21 June 2013.
  71. E.M.T. Hendrix, J. Fernández and B. Pelegrín, On bi-level aspects in continuous competitive facility location, International Workshop on Locational Analysis and Related Problems, Torremolinos, Spain, 19-21 June 2013.
  72. A.G. Arrondo, J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández and P.M. Ortigosa. Parallel evolutionary approaches for solving a planar leader-follower facility problem, 13th International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering (CMMSE 2013), Almería, Spain, 23-27 June 2013.
  73. J. Fernández, A.G. Arrondo, J.L. Redondo and P.M. Ortigosa. Solving a planar centroid problem with endogenous demand. 26th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO 2013), Rome, Italy, 1-4 July 2013.
  74. J.L. Redondo, A.G. Arrondo, J. Fernández and P.M. Ortigosa. Solving a bi-objective competitive facility location and design problem via evolutionary parallel algorithms, 26th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO 2013), Rome, Italy, 1-4 July 2013.
  75. B. Tóth and J. Fernández, A competitive facility location model with muti-deterministic patronising behaviour of customers, 26th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO 2013), Rome, Italy, 1-4 July 2013.
  76. J. Fernández, A.G. Arrondo, J.L. Redondo, and P.M. Ortigosa. Competitive location: new models and methods and new trends. Multi Conference Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2013) - Intelligent Systems and Agents, Prague, Czech Republic, 22-26 July 2013.
  77. P.M. Ortigosa, J.L. Redondo, A.G. Arrondo and J. Fernández. A multi-objective optimization algorithm for locating a semi-obnoxious facility in the plane, International Conference on Continuous Optimization (ICCOPT 2013), Caparica, Lisbon, Portugal, July 27 - August 1, 2013.
  78. A.G. Arrondo, J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández and P.M. Ortigosa. Solving a bi-objective competitive facility location problem via parallel algorithm, International Conference on Continuous Optimization (ICCOPT 2013), Caparica, Lisbon, Portugal, July 27 - August 1, 2013.
  79. A.G. Arrondo, J. Fernández, J.L. Redondo and P.M. Ortigosa. Resolución del problema líder-seguidor con demanda endógena mediante algoritmos paralelos, IV Congreso Español de Informática (CEDI 2013) - XXIV Jornadas de Paralelismo (JP 2013), Madrid, Spain, 17-20 September 2013.
  80. A.G. Arrondo, J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández and P.M. Ortigosa. Solving a continuous (1|1)-centroid problem with endogenous demand: high performance approaches. International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (3PGCIC), Compiegne, France, 28-30 October, 2013.
  81. P.M. Ortigosa,  J. Fernández,  A.G. Arrondo, J.L. Redondo. Solving a tri-objective location problem via evolutionary algorithms. 20th Conference of the International Federation of Operatioanl Research Societies (IFORS 2014), Barcelona, Spain, 13-18 July, 2014.
  82. J. Fernández, J.L. Redondo, P.M. Ortigosa, B. G.-Tóth, The partially probabilistic customer choice rule: a new competitive location model. 20th Conference of the International Federation of Operatioanl Research Societies (IFORS 2014), Barcelona, Spain, 13-18 July, 2014.
  83. J. Fernández, A.G. Arrondo, J.L. Redondo, and P.M. Ortigosa, A tri-objective model for franchise expansion. Mathematical and Applied Global Optimization (XII Global Optimization Workshop), Málaga, Spain, 1-4 September, 2014.
  84. A.G. Arrondo, J.L.Redondo, J.Fernández, B. G.-Tóth and P.M. Ortigosa. Planar facility location with probabilistic outer competition and deterministic inner competition. Mathematical and Applied Global Optimization (XII Global Optimization Workshop), Málaga, Spain, 1-4 September, 2014.
  85. B. G.-Tóth and J. Fernández. Bi-objective interval methods. Recent Advances in Multi-Objective Optimization, Nantes (France), 19 June, 2015.
  86. J. Fernández, J.L. Redondo, P.M. Ortigosa, A.G. Arrondo. A tri-objective model for locating a semi-desirable facility in the plane. 13th EUROPT Workshop on Advances in Continuous Optimization, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 8-10 July, 2015.
  87. E. Filatovas, J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, O. Kurasova. A preference-based evolutionary approach for solving a three-objective competitive facility location and design problem. 23rd International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM 2015), Hamburg (Germany), 2-7 August 2015.
  88. E. Filatovas, O. Kurasova, J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández. Solving multi-objective  competitive facility location problems using preference-based evolutionary approach.  7th International Workshop  "Data analysis methods for software systems", Druskininkai (Lithuania), 3-5 December 2015.
  89. E. Filatovas, J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández, O. Kurasova. NSGA-NBI: a preference based multi-objective evolutionary algorithm. Euro 2016, Poznan (Poland), 3-6 July, 2016.
  90. J. Fernández, J.L. Redondo, P.M. Ortigosa, B.G.-Tóth. A Huff-like single facility location and design problem with closing and/or modifcation of existing facilities. International Conference on Management and Operations Research, Beijing (China), 12-14 August, 2016.
  91. E. Filatovas, O. Kurasova, J.L. Redondo, J. Fernández. A preference-based multi-objective evolutionary algorithm for approximating the region of interest. XIII Global Optimizatio Workshop, Braga (Portugal), 4-8 September, 2016.
  92. J. Fernández, B.G.-Tóth, J.L. Redondo, P.M. Ortigosa. Locating a facility with the partially probabilistic choice rule. XIII Global Optimizatio Workshop, Braga (Portugal), 4-8 September, 2016.
  93. J. Fernández, J.L. Redondo, P.M. Ortigosa, B.G.-Tóth. A continuous competitive facility location model with attractiveness adjustment of the existing facilities. XXIII Euro Working Group on Locational Analysis (EWGLA23), Málaga (Spain), 14-16 September, 2016.
  94. B.G.-Tóth, J. Fernández. MINLP feladatok megoldása intervallumus B&B módszerrel, Magyar Operációkutatási Konferencia, Cegléd (Hungary), 14-16 June, 2017.
  95. J. Fernández, J.L. Redondo, P.M. Ortigosa, B.G. Tóth. Chain expansion: deciding the location and design of a new facility and/or the modification of the quality or closing of existing facilities. IV International Workshop on Competitive Location, Murcia (Spain), 28-30 May, 2017.
  96. J. Fernández, J.L. Redondo, P.M. Ortigosa, B.G. Tóth. A MINLP model for locating a competitive facility in the plane when attractiveness adjustment and/or closing of the existing chain-owned facilities is allowed. 21st Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies, Québec City (Canada), 17-21 July, 2017
Presentations: teaching
  1. J. Fernández, M. Pulido and F. Esquembre, New challeges in the Degree in Mathematics: applications at work, 2nd World Confernece on Educational Technology Researches (WCETR), Kyrenia (North Cyprus), 27-30 June 2012.
  2. J. Fernández, Problem-based learning: an ECTS experience in the Degree in Mathematics, INTED2013 (7th International Technology, Education and Development conference), Valencia (Spain), 4-6 March, 2013.
  3. J. Fernández and P. Fernández, Introducing web 2.0 tools for teaching Linear Programming. 6th World Conference on Educational Sciences, Malta, 6-9 February 2014.


Research Projects
National projects
Funded by: Ministerio de Ciencia  e Innovación (plan Nacional de I+D+I).
Duration: 3 years (from 01-01-2012 to 31-12-2014).
Coordinator: José Fernández (University of Murcia - Spain).
Number of researchers: 7
Funded by: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (plan Nacional de I+D+I).
Duration: 3 years (from 01-01-2016 to 31-12-2018).
Coordinator: José Fernández (University of Murcia - Spain).
Number of researchers: 8

Regional projects

Funded by: Fundación Séneca (Agencia Regional de Ciencia y Tecnología)
Duration: 3 years (from 01/01/2010 to 31/12/2012).
Coordinator: Francisco Esquembre Martínez (University of Murcia - Spain).
Number of researchers: 3

Funded by: Junta de Andalucía (plan Nacional de I+D+I).
Duration: 3 years (from 2012 to 2014).
Coordinator: Leocadi González Casado (University of Almería - Spain).
Number of researchers: 21
Funded by: Junta de Andalucía (plan Nacional de I+D+I).
Duration: 3 years (from 30/01/2014 to 29/01/2017).
Coordinator: Pilar Martínez Ortigosa (University of Almería - Spain).
Number of researchers: 6


International cooperation

Funded by: Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (Acción Integrada de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica entre España y Hungría)
Duration: 2 years (from 01-01-2005 to 31-12-2006)
Coordinator: Leocadio G. Casado (University of Almería - Spain) and Tibor Csendes (University of Szeged - Hungary)
Number of researchers: 19.

Other projects 
Funded by: Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (Acción especial adscrita al Programa General del Conocimiento)
Duration: 1 year (from 01-05-2005 to 30-04-2006) + 1 year (from 01-05-2006 to 30-04-2007)  + 1 year (from 01-05-2007 to 30-04-2008) 
Coordinator: Elena Fernández (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - Spain)
Number of researchers: 68.
Funded by: Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (plan Nacional de I+D+I).
Duration: 1 year (from 01-05-2008 to 30-04-2009)
Coordinator: Alfredo Marín (University of Murcia - Spain).
Number of researchers: 107.



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