Dr. Cristian Ramirez Atencia

Assistant Professor

Dr. Cristian Ramírez Atencia is an assistant professor in the school of computer systems engineering of Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). He holds a Ph.D. in computer science at the Autonomous University of Madrid. He has been visiting researcher at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg. Currently, he is part of the Applied Intelligence and Data Analysis (AIDA) research group at UPM. His research interests revolve around theory and applications of evolutionary computation, with a special emphasis on multi-objective optimization.

  • Iberian Digital Media Research and Fact-Checking Hub (IBERIFIER)
    Scope: International
    Start date: September 1, 2021
    End date: February 29, 2024



  • Situational Awareness Virtual EnviRonment (SAVIER)
    Scope: Industrial
    Start date: June 1, 2013
    End date: December 31, 2017



2022

Kim, Daria; Alber, Maximilian; Kwok, Man Wai; Mitrovic, Jelena; Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Pérez, Jesús Alberto Rodríguez; Zille, Heiner

Clarifying Assumptions About Artificial Intelligence Before Revolutionising Patent Law Journal Article

In: GRUR International, 2022, ISSN: 2632-8623, (ikab174).

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2020

Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Rodriguez-Fernandez, Victor; Camacho, David

A revision on multi-criteria decision making methods for multi-UAV mission planning support Journal Article

In: Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 160, pp. 113708, 2020, ISSN: 0957-4174.

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2019

Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Camacho, David

Constrained multi-objective optimization for multi-UAV planning Journal Article

In: Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 2467–2484, 2019, ISSN: 1868-5145.

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Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Ser, Javier Del; Camacho, David

Weighted strategies to guide a multi-objective evolutionary algorithm for multi-UAV mission planning Journal Article

In: Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, vol. 44, pp. 480–495, 2019, ISSN: 2210-6502.

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2018

Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Camacho, David

Extending QGroundControl for automated mission planning of UAVs Journal Article

In: Sensors, vol. 18, no. 7, pp. 2339, 2018, ISSN: 1424-8220.

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2017

Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Bello-Orgaz, Gema; R-Moreno, Maria D; Camacho, David

Solving complex multi-UAV mission planning problems using multi-objective genetic algorithms Journal Article

In: Soft Computing, vol. 21, iss. 17, pp. 4883-4900, 2017, ISSN: 1432-7643; 1433-7479.

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Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; R-Moreno, Maria D; Camacho, David

Handling swarm of UAVs based on evolutionary multi-objective optimization Journal Article

In: Progress in Artificial Intelligence, vol. 6, iss. 3, pp. 263-274, 2017, ISSN: 2192-6352.

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2021

Javadi, Mahrokh; Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Mostaghim, Sanaz

Combining manhattan and crowding distances in decision space for multimodal multi-objective optimization problems Incollection

In: Advances in Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods for Design, Optimization and Control in Engineering and Sciences, vol. 55, pp. 131–145, Springer, Cham, 2021, ISBN: 978-3-030-57422-2.

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2020

Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Benecke, Tobias; Mostaghim, Sanaz

T-EA: A traceable evolutionary algorithm Inproceedings

In: 2020 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), pp. 1–8, IEEE 2020, ISBN: 978-1-7281-6929-3.

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Javadi, Mahrokh; Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Mostaghim, Sanaz

A novel grid-based crowding distance for multimodal multi-objective optimization Inproceedings

In: 2020 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), pp. 1–8, IEEE 2020, ISBN: 978-1-7281-6929-3.

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2018

Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Rodriguez-Fernandez, Victor; Camacho, David

A multi-criteria decision support system for multi-UAV mission planning Incollection

In: Data Science and Knowledge Engineering for Sensing Decision Support, vol. 11, pp. 1083–1090, World Scientific, 2018, ISBN: 978-981-3273-22-1.

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2017

Ramírez-Atencia, Cristian; Rodríguez-Fernández, Víctor; Gonzalez-Pardo, Antonio; Camacho, David

New Artificial Intelligence approaches for future UAV Ground Control Stations Inproceedings

In: 2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2017, Donostia, San Sebastián, Spain, June 5-8, 2017, pp. 2775–2782, IEEE, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-5090-4601-0.

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Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Mostaghim, Sanaz; Camacho, David

A Knee Point Based Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization for Mission Planning Problems Inproceedings

In: Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, pp. 1216–1223, ACM, Berlin, Germany, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-4503-4920-8.

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2016

Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Bello-Orgaz, Gema; R-Moreno, Maria D; Camacho, David

A Weighted Penalty Fitness for a Hybrid MOGA-CSP to solve Mission Planning Problems Inproceedings

In: XI Congreso Español de Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados (MAEB 2016), pp. 305–314, 2016.

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Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Bello-Orgaz, Gema; R-Moreno, Maria D; Camacho, David

MOGAMR: A Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm for Real-Time Mission Replanning Inproceedings

In: 2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), 2016, ISBN: 978-1-5090-4240-1, 978-1-5090-4241-8.

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Bello-Orgaz, Gema; Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Fradera-Gil, Jaime; Camacho, David

GAMPP: Genetic Algorithm for UAV Mission Planning Problems Incollection

In: Intelligent Distributed Computing IX, pp. 167–176, Springer International Publishing, 2016.

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Suárez, Óscar Manuel Losada; Rodríguez-Fernández, Víctor; Ramírez-Atencia, Cristian; Camacho, David

Desarrollo de una plataforma basada en Unity3D para la aplicación de IA en videojuegos Inproceedings

In: 3rd Congreso de la Sociedad Española para las Ciencias del Videojuego (CoSECiVi 2016), pp. 135–146, CEUR Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, 2016, ISSN: 16130073.

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2015

Ramírez-Atencia, Cristian; Bello-Orgaz, Gema; R-Moreno, Maria D; Camacho, David

Performance Evaluation of Multi-UAV Cooperative Mission Planning Models Inproceedings

In: Computational Collective Intelligence – 7th International Conference, ICCCI 2015, Madrid, Spain, September 21-23, 2015, Proceedings, Part II, pp. 203–212, 2015.

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Rodriguez-Fernández, Victor; Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Camacho, David

A Summary of Player Assessment in a Multi-UAV Mission Planning Serious Game Inproceedings

In: 2nd Congreso de la Sociedad Espa~nola para las Ciencias del Videojuego (CoSeCiVi 2015), 2015.

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Palero, Fernando; Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Camacho, David

Online gamers classification using k-means Incollection

In: Intelligent Distributed Computing VIII, pp. 201–208, Springer, Cham, 2015.

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Rodriguez-Fernandez, Victor; Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Camacho, David

A multi-UAV Mission Planning videogame-based framework for player analysis Inproceedings

In: Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2015 IEEE Congress on, pp. 1490–1497, IEEE 2015.

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Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Bello-Orgaz, Gema; R-Moreno, María D; Camacho, David

A Hybrid MOGA-CSP for Multi-UAV Mission Planning Inproceedings

In: Proceedings of the Companion Publication of the 2015 on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, pp. 1205–1208, ACM 2015.

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2014

Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Bello-Orgaz, Gema; R-Moreno, Maria D; Camacho, David

Solving UAV Mission Planning based on Temporal Constaint Satisfaction Problem using Genetic Algorithms Inproceedings

In: Doctoral Program Proceedings of The 20th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP 2014), 2014.

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Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Bello-Orgaz, Gema; R-Moreno, Maria D; Camacho, David

A simple CSP-based model for unmanned air vehicle mission planning Inproceedings

In: 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Innovations in Intelligent Systems and Applications (INISTA) Proceedings, pp. 146–153, IEEE 2014.

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Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian; Bello-Orgaz, Gema; R-Moreno, Maria D; Camacho, David

Branching to find feasible solutions in unmanned air vehicle mission planning Inproceedings

In: International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning, pp. 286–294, Springer, Cham 2014.

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2018

Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian

Automated mission planning and decision support systems for multiple unmanned aerial vehicles PhD Thesis

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2018.

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2014

Ramirez-Atencia, Cristian

Modelling Unmanned Vehicles Mission Planning problems as Constraint Satisfaction Problems Masters Thesis

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2014.

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  • Tracing the impact of the initial population in evolutionary algorithms
    Type: Master Thesis
    Candidate: Tobias Benecke
    Date: May 22, 2020

  • Optimización de rutas de despegue y aterrizaje en aeropuertos mediante algoritmos evolutivos
    Type: Master Thesis
    Candidate: Fernando Guedán Pecker
    Date: January 20, 2022

  • Planificación de itinerarios turísticos con algoritmos genéticos
    Type: Master Thesis
    Candidate: Pedro Chacón Rivero
    Date: April 26, 2022

  • IDC 2014 : 8th International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing
    Type: Conference
    Date: September 3, 2014 – September 5, 2014
    Location: Madrid

  • 2015 International Symposium on INnovations in Intelligent SysTems and Applications
    Type: Conference
    Date: September 2, 2015 – September 4, 2015
    Location: Madrid


  • 19th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning
    Type: Conference
    Date: November 21, 2018 – November 23, 2018
    Location: Madrid

  • Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization
    Type: Practice
    Location: Otto von Guericke Universität
    Years: 2019 – 2020



  • Constraint Programming
    Type: Theory & Practice
    Location: Otto von Guericke Universität
    Years: 2019 – 2020