Publications acrosa

Last Update: 2007 Jan 16

Most cited papers

 1.     "A simple format for exchange of digitized polygraphic recordings". B Kemp, A Varri, A Rosa, K Nielsen, J Gade. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 82:391-393, 1992.

2.     "A model-based detector of vertex waves and K complexes in sleep electroencephalogram". AC da Rosa, B Kemp, T Paiva, FH Lopes da Silva, HAC Kamphuisen. Em Electroencephalography and clinical Neurophysiology, 78:71-79, 1991.

3.     “Atlas, rules and recording techniques for the scoring of cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) in human sleep”. MG Terzano, L Parrino, A Smerieri, R Chervin, S Chokroverty, C Guilleminault, M Hirshkowitz, M Mahowald, H Moldofsky, A Rosa, R Thomas, A Walters. Sleep Medicine, 3:187-199, 2002, second edition.

4.       "Automatic Detection of Cyclic Alternating Pattern (CAP) Sequences in Sleep: preliminary results". AC Rosa, L Parrino, M Terzano. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 110/4 p:585-592, 1999.

5.     "The K-complex Variability in Normal Subjects". T Paiva, A Rosa. Phasic Events and Dynamic Organization of Sleep, ed. MG Terzano, PL Halasz e AC Declerck. Raven Press 167-184, 1991.

6.     "A model relating K-complexes to Spontaneous Slow-Wave Activity during Sleep". JFV Caekebeke, JG v. Dijk, AC Rosa e B Kemp. Phasic Events and Dynamic Organization of Sleep, ed. MG Terzano, PL Halasz e AC Declerck. Raven Press 41-51, 1991.

7.       “School Timetabling using Genetic Search”, JP Caldeira, AC Rosa. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling, PATAT’97, pp 115-122, Toronto, Canada, 1997.

8.        “High School Weekly Timetabling by Evolutionary Algorithms”. C Fernandes, JP Caldeira, F Melicio, AC Rosa. Proceedings of the 1999 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, SAC’99, pp 344-350, San Antonio, Texas 1999.

9.       "Evolutionary Algorithm for School Timetabling", Fernandes C, Caldeira JP, F Melicio, Rosa AC. Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO’99, Vol. 2, pp.1777, Orlando, Florida 1999.


1.        [163R]  C Fernandes, A Rosa. Self-Adjusting the Intensity of Assortative Mating in Genetic Algorithms. J of Soft Computing 12(10), pp. 955-979, 2008.

5.       [167R] Cristian Munteanu, Francisco Cabrera, and Agostinho C. Rosa. Enhancing Obstetric and Genecology Ultrasound Images by Adaptation of the Speckle Reducing Anisotropic Diffusion Filter. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine. 43, pp 223-242, 2008.

6.      [174R] MC Lopes, C Guilleminault, A Rosa, C  Passarelli, S Roizenblat, S Tufik. “Delta Sleep Instability in children with chronic arthritis”. Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research (2008) 41:938-943.

Book Chapters

2.       [166L] Carlos Fernandes, Agostinho Rosa.  Evolutionary Algorithms with Dissortative Marting in Static and Dynamic Environments. In “Evolutionary Algorithms”, Witold Kosinski (Edt), Ch 10, pp 181-206, ISBN 978-3-902613-32-5. ARS Press, Vienna, Austria.

3.       [168L] AM Mora, CM Fernandes, JJ Merelo, V Ramos, JL Laredo, AC Rosa. KohonAnts: A Self-Organizing Ant Algorithm for Clustering and Pattern Classification. ALIFE XI, pp 428-435, 2008, MIT Press.

4.       [169L] JL Laredo, PA Castillo, AM Mora, JJ Merelo, A Rosa, C Fernandes. Evolvable Agents in Static and Dynamic Optimization Problems. PPSN, Lectures Notes in Computer Sciences 5199, Springer-Verlag, ISBN 978-3-540-87699-1, pp. 488-497, 2008

5.       [170L] C Fernandes,  AM Mora, JJ Merelo, V Ramos,  JLJ Laredo, A Rosa. KANTS: Artificial Ant System for Classification. ANTSI08. Lectures Notes in Computer Science, Vol 5217, Springer-Verlag, ISBN 978-3-3540-87256-1 pp 339-346.

Conference Proceedings

1.       [164C]  C Fernandes, C Lima, A Rosa. UMDA for Dynamic Optimization Problems. Proc of GECCO 2008, pp 399-406.

2.       [165C]  C Fernandes, J Merello, V Ramos, A Rosa. A Self-organized Criticality Mutation operator for Dynamic Optimization Problems. Proc of  GECCO 2008, pp 937-944.

3.       [171C] C Fernandes. JJ Merelo, A Rosa. Tracking Extrema in Dynamic Fitness Landscapes with Dissortative Mating Genetic Algorithm. IEEE Proceedings of HIS 2008, Hybrid Information Systems, pp 59-64.

4.       [172C] Nuno Fachada, V. V. Lopes, and Agostinho C. Rosa. Simulation of immune system response to bacterial challenge. Eurosis – Proc of ESM 2008 - European Simulation and Modeling, 2008, pp 252-257.


1.        [154R] Agostinho Rosa, Dalva Poyares, Walter Moraes, Fatima Cintra. Methodology in clinical sleep research. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 64 (2007) pp 1244-1253.

2.       [155R] Christian Guilleminault , M.Cecilia Lopes, Chad C Hagen, Agostinho da Rosa. The Cyclic Alternating Pattern Demonstrates Increased Sleep Instability and Correlates With Fatigue and Sleepiness in Adults with Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome. Sleep 2007, 30(5), pp 641-647. (IF = 5.126 NC = 5)

Book Chapter

4.       [156L] AC. Rosa, D. Poyares, C Guilleminault.. “Processamento de sinais eletrofisiológicos para análise e classificação automática do sono”. In “Biologia e Medicina do Sono”, S. Tufik (Edt), Manole Editors, SP, Brazil,  Chap 40, pp 451-469, 2007.

5.       [157L] AC. Rosa, GR Alves, MC Lopes, D Poyares, C Guilleminault. “Padrão Alternante Cíclico (CAP)”. In “Biologia e Medicina do Sono”, S. Tufik (Edt), Manole Editors, SP, Brazil, Chap 39, pp 440-450, 2007.

6.       [162L] C Munteanu C, AC Rosa. Symmetry at the Genotypic Level and the Simple Inversion Operator. LNAI 4874, Progress in Artificial Intelligence, J Neves, M Santos, J Machado (edts),  pp 209-222, Springer 2007


Conference Proceedings

7.       [153C] C Fernandes, V Ramos, A Rosa. Stigmergic Optimization in Dynamic Binary Landscape. 22nd AMC SAC 07, ACM/SIGAPP press, pp 747-748, 2007.

8.       [158C] Fernandes C, Rosa A.C., Ramos V. Binary Ant Algorithm, GECCO’07 – Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, ACM Press, London, UK, pp 41-48, 2007.

9.       [159C] Nelson Perdigão, Daria Migotina, Agostinho Rosa. Evolutionary Algorithm for Phylogenetic Tree Construction, Proc. of MCCMB2007 - 3rd Moscow Conference on Computational Molecular Biology, pp. 248-249, Moscow State University, Russia, 2007

10.    [160C]  N Fachada, V Lopes, AC Rosa. Agent Based Modeling and Simulation of Immune System: a Review. New Trend in Artificial Intelligence. J Neves, M Santos, J Machado (edts), pp 300-315, EPPIA 2007

11.    [161C] Vitorino Ramos, Carlos Fernandes, Agostinho Rosa, Abraham Ajith. Computational Chemotaxis in Ants and Bacteria over Dynamic Environments. IEEE CEC 2007, IEEE Press, USA, ISBN: 978-1-4244-1339-3, pp. 1109-1117, Sep. 2007.


1.       Christian Guilleminault, Ceyda Kirisoglu, AC da Rosa, Cecilia Lopes, Allison Chan. “Sleepwalking a disorder of NREM sleep instability”.  Sleep Medicine, Vol 7, Issue:2, pp 163-170, 2006.

2.       HongFei Gong, Rui Tavares, Agostinho Rosa, Jorge Silva, Vitor Dias. Optimization of Population Density Model of Olive fly (Bactrocera oleae) by Genetic Algorithms. Evolutionary Computation & Simulation Symposium, ECSS 2006, pp 181-188. ISBN 1-56555-303-9, 2006.

3.       Jose Malaquias, Agostinho Rosa, Carlos Correia. A Small-Word Model of the Human Mind. ACM SAC Vol 1, pp15-22, 2006.

4.       Vitorino Ramos, Carlos Fernandes, Agostinho C. Rosa, On Self-Regulated Swarms, Societal Memory, Speed and Dynamics. ALIFE X Proc. of the Tenth Int. Conf. on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, L.M. Rocha, L.S. Yaeger, M.A. Bedau, D. Floreano, R.L. Goldstone and A. Vespignani (Eds.), MIT Press, ISBN 0-262-68162-5, pp. 393-399, Bloomington, Indiana, USA, June 3-7, 2006.

5.     AC Rosa, GR Alves, M Brito, MC Lopes. Visual and Automatic CAP Scoring: inter-rater reliability study. Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria, 64(3-A),  578-581, 2006.

6.     Christian Guilleminault, Dalva Poyares, Agostinho Rosa, C Kirisoglu, T Almeida, MC Lopes. “Chronic Fatigue, unrefreshing sleep and nocturnal polysomnography”. Sleep Medicine, Vol 7, Issue 6, pp 513-520, 2006.

7.     C Fernandes, A Rosa. Self-Regulated Population Size in Evolutionary Algorithms. PPSN 06 – Parallel Problem Solving in Nature, pp 921-929, 2006

8.     Fernando Melicio, Joao P Caldeira, Agostinho Rosa. THOR: A tool for school timetabling. PATAT 2006 EK Burke, R Rudova (Eds), pp 532-535. ISBN 80-210-3726-1.

9.     Christian Guilleminault, Agostinho Rosa, Dalva Poyares, Yu-Shu Huang, Ceyda Kirisoglu. 159 SleepWalking: Sleep EEG and cyclic alternating pattern analyses. Sleep Medicine, Vol7, Supp2, pp 24-25, 2006.