Daniel Palhazi Cuervo

Postdoctoral researcher
Room: B.510
Tel: +32 32654133
Email: daniel.palhazicuervo@uantwerpen.be
Research Topic: Development of metaheuristic algorithms for combinatorial optimization problems. - Optimal design of experiments. - Vehicle routing problem.

Daniel Palhazi Cuervo is a postdoctoral researcher. His main research area focuses on the application/development of optimization methods to solve combinatorial problems that arise in the fields operations research and statistics. He received his PhD from the University of Antwerp in 2015, under the supervision of Kenneth Sörensen and Peter Goos.

List of publications

  • K. Sörensen, F. Arnold, and D. Palhazi Cuervo, "A critical analysis of the ``improved Clarke and Wright savings algorithm''," International transactions in operational research, vol. to appear.
    [PDF] [DOI] [Bibtex]
    @article{arnold2017critical,
    author = {Sörensen, Kenneth and Arnold, Florian and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel},
    title = {A critical analysis of the ``improved {C}larke and {W}right savings algorithm''},
    journal = {International Transactions in Operational Research},
    volume = {to appear},
    number = {},
    pages = {},
    doi = {10.1111/itor.12443},
    keywords = {vehicle routing problem},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, C. Vanovermeire, and K. Sörensen, "Determining collaborative profits in coalitions formed by two partners with varying characteristics," Transportation research part C: emerging technologies, vol. 70, pp. 171-184, 2016.
    [PDF] [DOI] [Bibtex]
    @article{palhazicuervo2016determining,
    title = {Determining collaborative profits in coalitions formed by two partners with varying characteristics},
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Vanovermeire, Christine and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    journal = {Transportation Research Part {C}: Emerging Technologies},
    volume = {70},
    pages = {171--184},
    year = {2016},
    publisher = {Elsevier},
    doi = {10.1016/j.trc.2015.12.011},
    keywords = {horizontal collaboration},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, "Heuristic and metaheuristic algorithms for the generation of optimal experimental designs," 4OR, vol. 14, iss. 2, pp. 221-222, 2016.
    [PDF] [DOI] [Bibtex]
    @article{palhazicuervo2016heuristic,
    title = {Heuristic and metaheuristic algorithms for the generation of optimal experimental designs},
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel},
    journal = {4{OR}},
    volume = {14},
    number = {2},
    pages = {221 - 222},
    year = {2016},
    publisher = {Springer US},
    doi = {10.1007/s10288-016-0310-6},
    keywords = {},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, R. Kessels, P. Goos, and K. Sörensen, "An integrated algorithm for the optimal design of stated choice experiments with partial profiles," Transportation research part B: methodological, vol. 93, Part A, pp. 648-669, 2016.
    [PDF] [DOI] [Bibtex]
    @article{palhazicuervo2016integrated,
    title = {An integrated algorithm for the optimal design of stated choice experiments with partial profiles},
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Kessels, Roselinde and Goos, Peter and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    journal = {Transportation Research Part {B}: Methodological},
    volume = {93, Part A},
    pages = {648--669},
    year = {2016},
    publisher = {Elsevier},
    doi = {10.1016/j.trb.2016.08.010},
    keywords = {optimal design of experiments},
    }
  • N. Vergeylen, K. Sörensen, and D. Palhazi Cuervo, "Search space analysis of combinatorial problems: a case study," Faculty of Applied Economics - University of Antwerp, Research Paper , 2016.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @techreport{vergeylen2016search,
    author = {Vergeylen, Nicholas and Sörensen, Kenneth and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel},
    title = {Search space analysis of combinatorial problems: a case study},
    type = {Research Paper},
    year = {2016},
    institution = {Faculty of Applied Economics - University of Antwerp},
    }
  • M. Balliauw, D. Herremans, D. Palhazi Cuervo, and K. Sörensen, "A variable neighbourhood search algorithm to generate piano fingerings for polyphonic sheet music," International transactions in operational research, vol. 24, iss. 3, pp. 509-535, 2017.
    [PDF] [DOI] [Bibtex]
    @article{balliauw2015variable,
    title = {A variable neighbourhood search algorithm to generate piano fingerings for polyphonic sheet music},
    author = {Balliauw, Matteo and Herremans, Dorien and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and S\"{o}rensen, Kenneth},
    journal = {International Transactions in Operational Research},
    pages = {509--535},
    volume = {24},
    number = {3},
    year = {2017},
    doi = {10.1111/itor.12211},
    keywords = {music and OR},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, P. Goos, and K. Sörensen, "Optimal design of large-scale screening experiments: a critical look at the coordinate-exchange algorithm," Statistics and computing, vol. 26, iss. 1, 2016.
    [PDF] [DOI] [Bibtex]
    @article{palhazicuervo2015optimal,
    title = {Optimal design of large-scale screening experiments: a critical look at the coordinate-exchange algorithm},
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Goos, Peter and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    journal = {Statistics and Computing},
    volume = {26},
    year = {2016},
    number = {1},
    publisher = {Springer US},
    doi = {10.1007/s11222-014-9467-z},
    keywords = {optimal design of experiments},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, P. Goos, K. Sörensen, and E. Arráiz, "An iterated local search algorithm for the vehicle routing problem with backhauls," European journal of operational research, vol. 237, iss. 2, pp. 454-464, 2014.
    [PDF] [DOI] [Bibtex]
    @article{palhazicuervo2014iterated,
    title = {An iterated local search algorithm for the vehicle routing problem with backhauls},
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Goos, Peter and Sörensen, Kenneth and Arr{\'a}iz, Emely},
    journal = {European Journal of Operational Research},
    volume = {237},
    number = {2},
    pages = {454--464},
    year = {2014},
    publisher = {Elsevier},
    doi = {10.1016/j.ejor.2014.02.011},
    keywords = {vehicle routing problem},
    }

List of presentations

  • R. Kessels and D. Palhazi Cuervo, "Design of discrete choice experiments in the presence of many attributes and a no-choice option," in ISBIS 2016 meeting, Barcelona, Spain, 2016.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{kessels2016design_pres,
    title = {Design of discrete choice experiments in the presence of many attributes and a no-choice option},
    author = {Kessels, Roselinde and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel},
    booktitle = {{ISBIS} 2016 meeting},
    year = {2016},
    address = {Barcelona, Spain},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, A. Vázquez-Alcocer, P. Goos, and K. Sörensen, "Optimal design of experiments: a case study of problem-oriented design of optimization algorithms," in EU/MEeeting on design and analysis of metaheuristics, Antwerp, Belgium, 2016.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{palhazicuervo2016optimal_pres,
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Vázquez-Alcocer, Alan and Goos, Peter and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    title = {Optimal design of experiments: a case study of problem-oriented design of optimization algorithms},
    booktitle = {{EU/ME}eeting on Design and Analysis of Metaheuristics},
    year = {2016},
    address = {Antwerp, Belgium},
    keywords = {optimal design of experiments},
    }
  • R. Turkeš, D. Palhazi Cuervo, and K. Sörensen, "Budget-constrained pre-positioning of emergency relief supplies to minimize unmet demand," in ORBEL30: 30th annual conference of the belgian operations research society, Louvain la neuve, Belgium, 2016.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{turkes2016budget_pres,
    author = {Turkeš, Renata and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    title = {Budget-constrained pre-positioning of emergency relief supplies to minimize unmet demand},
    booktitle = {{ORBEL30}: 30th Annual Conference of the Belgian Operations Research Society},
    year = {2016},
    address = {Louvain la neuve, Belgium},
    keywords = {humanitarian logistics},
    }
  • R. Turkeš, D. Palhazi Cuervo, and K. Sörensen, "Budget-constrained pre-positioning of emergency relief supplies to minimize unmet demand," in EU/MEeeting on design and analysis of metaheuristics, Antwerp, Belgium, 2016.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{turkes2016matheuristic_pres,
    author = {Turkeš, Renata and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    title = {Budget-constrained pre-positioning of emergency relief supplies to minimize unmet demand},
    booktitle = {{EU/ME}eeting on Design and Analysis of Metaheuristics},
    year = {2016},
    address = {Antwerp, Belgium},
    keywords = {humanitarian logistics},
    }
  • M. Balliauw, D. Herremans, D. Palhazi Cuervo, and K. Sörensen, "A variable neighbourhood search algorithm to generate piano fingerings for polyphonic sheet music," in ORBEL29: 29th annual conference of the belgian operations research society, Antwerp, Belgium, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{balliauw2015variable_pres,
    author = {Balliauw, Matteo and Herremans, Dorien and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    title = {A variable neighbourhood search algorithm to generate piano fingerings for polyphonic sheet music},
    booktitle = {{ORBEL29}: 29th Annual Conference of the Belgian Operations Research Society},
    year = {2015},
    address = {Antwerp, Belgium},
    keywords = {music and OR},
    }
  • D. Herremans, M. Balliauw, D. Palhazi Cuervo, and K. Sörensen, "Generating fingerings for polyphonic piano music with a tabu search algorithm," in MCM2015: mathematics and computation in music, London, UK, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{herremans2015generating_pres,
    author = {Herremans, Dorien and Balliauw, Matteo and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    title = {Generating fingerings for polyphonic piano music with a tabu search algorithm},
    booktitle = {{MCM2015}: Mathematics and Computation in Music},
    year = {2015},
    address = {London, UK},
    keywords = {music and OR},
    }
  • R. Kessels, D. Palhazi Cuervo, and P. Goos, "An overview and comparison of partial-profile design strategies for discrete choice experiments," in BSS2015: 23rd annual meeting of the belgian statistical society, Antwerp, Belgium, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{kessels2015overview_pres,
    author = {Kessels, Roselinde and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Goos, Peter},
    title = {An overview and comparison of partial-profile design strategies for discrete choice experiments},
    booktitle = {{BSS2015}: 23rd annual meeting of the Belgian Statistical Society},
    year = {2015},
    address = {Antwerp, Belgium},
    keywords = {optimal design of experiments},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, P. Goos, and K. Sörensen, "An algorithmic framework for the generation of optimal designs of two-stratum experiments," in ORBEL29: 29th annual conference of the belgian operations research society, Antwerp, Belgium, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{palhazicuervo2015algorithmic_pres,
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Goos, Peter and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    title = {An algorithmic framework for the generation of optimal designs of two-stratum experiments},
    booktitle = {{ORBEL29}: 29th Annual Conference of the Belgian Operations Research Society},
    year = {2015},
    address = {Antwerp, Belgium},
    keywords = {optimal design of experiments},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, C. Vanovermeire, and K. Sörensen, "Determining collaborative profits in coalitions formed by two partners with varying characteristics," in COMEX project meeting, Brussels, Belgium, 2015.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{palhazicuervo2015determining_pres,
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Vanovermeire, Christine and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    title = {Determining collaborative profits in coalitions formed by two partners with varying characteristics},
    booktitle = {{COMEX} project meeting},
    year = {2015},
    address = {Brussels, Belgium},
    keywords = {horizontal collaboration, vehicle routing problem},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, "Heuristic and metaheuristic algorithms for the generation of optimal experimental designs," in PhD defense, Antwerp, Belgium, 2015.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{palhazicuervo2015heuristicphd_pres,
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel},
    title = {Heuristic and metaheuristic algorithms for the generation of optimal experimental designs},
    booktitle = {{PhD} defense},
    year = {2015},
    address = {Antwerp, Belgium},
    keywords = {optimal design of experiments},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, P. Goos, and K. Sörensen, "Optimal design of blocked and split-plot experiments in presence of autocorrelation," in DEMA2015, Sydney, Australia, 2015.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{palhazicuervo2015optimalautocorrelation_pres,
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Goos, Peter and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    title = {Optimal design of blocked and split-plot experiments in presence of autocorrelation},
    booktitle = {{DEMA}2015},
    year = {2015},
    address = {Sydney, Australia},
    keywords = {optimal design of experiments},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, R. Kessels, P. Goos, and K. Sörensen, "Optimal design of choice experiments with partial profiles," in ENBIS14: 14th annual conference of the european network for business and industrial statistics, Linz, Austria, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{palhazicuervo2014optimal_pres,
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Kessels, Roselinde and Goos, Peter and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    title = {Optimal design of choice experiments with partial profiles},
    booktitle = {{ENBIS14}: 14th Annual Conference of the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics},
    year = {2014},
    address = {Linz, Austria},
    keywords = {optimal design of experiments},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, P. Goos, and K. Sörensen, "Optimal design of blocked and split-plot experiments in presence of autocorrelation," in Leuven statistics days, Leuven, Belgium, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{palhazicuervo2014optimalautocorrelation_pres,
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Goos, Peter and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    title = {Optimal design of blocked and split-plot experiments in presence of autocorrelation},
    booktitle = {Leuven Statistics Days},
    year = {2014},
    address = {Leuven, Belgium},
    keywords = {optimal design of experiments},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, R. Kessels, P. Goos, and K. Sörensen, "Understanding people's preferences: an integrated algorithm for the optimal design of discrete choice experiments with partial profiles," in ORBEL28: 28th annual conference of the belgian operations research society, Mons, Belgium, 2014.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{palhazicuervo2014understanding_pres,
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Kessels, Roselinde and Goos, Peter and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    title = {Understanding people's preferences: An integrated algorithm for the optimal design of discrete choice experiments with partial profiles},
    booktitle = {{ORBEL28}: 28th Annual Conference of the Belgian Operations Research Society},
    year = {2014},
    address = {Mons, Belgium},
    keywords = {optimal design of experiments},
    }
  • C. Vanovermeire, D. Palhazi Cuervo, and K. Sörensen, "Estimating collaborative profits under varying partner characteristics and strategies," in ORBEL28: 28th annual conference of the belgian operations research society, Mons, Belgium, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{vanovermeire2014estimating_pres,
    author = {Vanovermeire, Christine and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    title = {Estimating collaborative profits under varying partner characteristics and strategies},
    booktitle = {{ORBEL28}: 28th Annual Conference of the Belgian Operations Research Society},
    year = {2014},
    address = {Mons, Belgium},
    keywords = {horizontal collaboration, vehicle routing problem},
    }
  • P. Goos, D. Palhazi Cuervo, R. Kessels, and K. Sörensen, "Optimal design of choice experiments with partial profiles," in ERCIM2013: conference of the working group on computational and methodological statistics, London, UK, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{goos2013optimal_pres,
    author = {Goos, Peter and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Kessels, Roselinde and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    title = {Optimal design of choice experiments with partial profiles},
    booktitle = {{ERCIM}2013: Conference of the Working Group on Computational and Methodological Statistics},
    year = {2013},
    address = {London, UK},
    keywords = {optimal design of experiments},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, K. Sörensen, P. Goos, and E. Arráiz, "Iterated local search for the vehicle routing problem with backhauls (poster)," in VRP2013: european spring school on vehicle routing, Angers, France, 2013.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{palhazicuervo2013iterated_pres,
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Sörensen, Kenneth and Goos, Peter and Arr\'{a}iz, Emely},
    title = {Iterated local search for the vehicle routing problem with backhauls (Poster)},
    booktitle = {{VRP2013:} European spring school on vehicle routing},
    year = {2013},
    address = {Angers, France},
    keywords = {vehicle routing problem},
    }
  • C. Vanovermeire, D. Palhazi Cuervo, and K. Sörensen, "Estimating collaborative profits under varying partner characteristics and strategies," in TRISTAN 2013, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{vanovermeire2013estimating_pres,
    author = {Vanovermeire, Christine and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    title = {Estimating collaborative profits under varying partner characteristics and strategies},
    booktitle = {{TRISTAN} 2013},
    year = {2013},
    address = {San Pedro de Atacama, Chile},
    keywords = {horizontal collaboration, vehicle routing problem},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, K. Sörensen, and P. Goos, "Practical recommendations for an efficient local search implementation: a CVRP case of study," in EU/MEeting 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2012.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{palhazicuervo2012practical_pres,
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Sörensen, Kenneth and Goos, Peter},
    title = {Practical recommendations for an efficient local search implementation: a {CVRP} case of study},
    booktitle = {{EU/MEeting} 2012},
    year = {2012},
    address = {Copenhagen, Denmark},
    keywords = {vehicle routing problem},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, K. Sörensen, and P. Goos, "Iterated local search for the construction of D-optimal experimental designs," in ORBEL26: 26th annual conference of the belgian operations research society, Brussels, Belgium, 2012.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{palhazicuervo2012iterated_pres,
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Sörensen, Kenneth and Goos, Peter},
    title = {Iterated local search for the construction of {D}-optimal experimental designs},
    booktitle = {{ORBEL26}: 26th Annual Conference of the Belgian Operations Research Society},
    year = {2012},
    address = {Brussels, Belgium},
    keywords = {optimal design of experiments},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, P. Goos, K. Sörensen, and E. Arráiz, "Iterated local search for the vehicle routing problem with backhauls," in MIC2011: 9th metaheuristic international conference, Udine, Italy, 2011.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{palhazicuervo2011iterated_pres,
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Goos, Peter and Sörensen, Kenneth and Arr\'{a}iz, Emely},
    title = {Iterated local search for the vehicle routing problem with backhauls},
    booktitle = {{MIC2011}: 9th Metaheuristic International Conference},
    year = {2011},
    address = {Udine, Italy},
    keywords = {vehicle routing problem},
    }
  • D. Palhazi Cuervo, P. Goos, K. Sörensen, and E. Arráiz, "Iterated local search for the vehicle routing problem with backhauls," in Doctoral day, Antwerp, Belgium, 2011.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{palhazicuervo2011iterated2_pres,
    author = {Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and Goos, Peter and Sörensen, Kenneth and Arr\'{a}iz, Emely},
    title = {Iterated local search for the vehicle routing problem with backhauls},
    booktitle = {Doctoral day},
    year = {2011},
    address = {Antwerp, Belgium},
    keywords = {vehicle routing problem},
    }