**Position:**Senior Lecturer - Computer Science**Department:**FET - Computer Science and Creative Technologies

## Contact me

- +44 (0)117 32 83172
- Mehmet.Aydin@uwe.ac.uk

## Collaborations

## About me

I joined CSCT department at the end of January 2015 as Senior Lecturer in Computer Science. Prior to this post, I have worked in academic and research positions for various universities including University of Bedfordshire, London South Bank University and University of Aberdeen.## Area of expertise

My research interests include parallel and distributed metaheuristics, wired/wireless network planning and optimization, combinatorial optimization, evolutionary computation and intelligent agents and multi agent systems.## My Publications

Ayhan, M. B., Aydin, M. E. and Öztemel, E. (2015) A multi-agent based approach for change management in manufacturing enterprises.

*Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing*, 26 (5). pp. 975-988. ISSN 0956-5515 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24936Malik, M. H., Aydin, M. E. and Awais, Q. (2015) Cognitive access point to handle delay sensitive traffic in WLANs. In:

*2015 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence & Communication Technology (CICT)*, Ghaziabad, 13-14 February 2015., pp. 317-322 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25683Düğenci, M., Aydemir, A., Esen, İsmail and Aydin, M. E. (2015) Creep modelling of polypropylenes using artificial neural networks trained with Bee algorithms.

*Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence*, 45. pp. 71-79. ISSN 0952-1976 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25821Comsa, I. S., Zhang, S., Aydin, M. E., Chen, J., Kuonen, P. and Wagen, J.-F. (2014) Adaptive proportional fair parameterization based LTE scheduling using continuous actor-critic reinforcement learning. In:

*2014 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM)*, Austin, USA, 8-12 December 2014., pp. 4387-4393 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25681Comsa, I. S., Aydin, M. E., Zhang, S., Kuonen, P., Wagen, J.-F. and Lu, Y. (2014) Scheduling policies based on dynamic throughput and fairness tradeoff control in LTE-A networks. In:

*2014 IEEE 39th Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN)*, Edmonton, 8-11 September 2014., pp. 418-421 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25682Malik, M. H., Aydin, M. E., Shah, Z. and Hussain, S. (2014) Stochastic model of TCP and UDP traffic in IEEE 802.11b/g. In:

*IEEE 9th Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA)*, Hangzhuo, China, 9-11 June 2014., pp. 2170-2175 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25666Aydin, M. E., Kwan, R. and Wu, J. (2013) Multiuser scheduling on the LTE downlink with meta-heuristic approaches.

*Physical Communication*, 9. pp. 257-265. ISSN 1874-4907 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25660Kpojime, H. O., Safdar, G. A. and Aydin, M. E. (2013) ITU-R and WINNER II path loss modeling of femtocells. In:

*HET-NETs 2013, The 7th International Working Conference*, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, UK, 11-13 November 2013. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24949Aydin, M. E. (2013) Agentification of individuals: A multi-agent approach to metaheuristics.

*Journal of Computer Science and Systems Biology*, 6 (5). e105. ISSN 0974-7230 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24944Ogur, E. and Aydin, M. E. (2013) Refining scheduling policies with genetic algorithms. In:

*Proceedings of the 15th annual conference companion on Genetic and evolutionary computation*, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 3-6 July 2013., pp. 1513-1518 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25664Aydin, M. E., Kwan, R., Leung, C., Maple, C. and Zhang, J. (2013) A hybrid swarm intelligence algorithm for multiuser scheduling in HSDPA.

*Applied Soft Computing*, 13 (5). pp. 2990-2996. ISSN 1568-4946 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25662Aydin, M. E., Safdar, G. A. and Aslam, N. (2013) A novel learning-based spectrum sensing technique for cognitive radio networks. In:

*2013 27th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops (WAINA),*, Barcelona, Spain., pp. 505-510 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25684Şenyiğit, E., Düğenci, M., Aydin, M. E. and Zeydan, M. (2013) Heuristic-based neural networks for stochastic dynamic lot sizing problem.

*Applied Soft Computing*, 13 (3). pp. 1332-1339. ISSN 1568-4946 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25661Ayhan, M. B., Öztemel, E., Aydin, M. E. and Yue, Y. (2013) A quantitative approach for measuring process innovation: A case study in a manufacturing company.

*International Journal of Production Research*, 51 (11). pp. 3463-3475. ISSN 0020-7543 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25646Kwan, R., Aydin, M. E. and Leung, C. (2012) Simulated annealing and multiuser scheduling in mobile communication networks. In: Guerra Tsuzuki, M. d. S., ed. (2012)

*Simulated Annealing - Single and Multiple Objective Problems.*INTECH, pp. 113-130. ISBN 9789535107675 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25688Sorin Comsa, I., Zhang, S., Aydin, M. E., Kuonen, P. and Wagen, J.-F. (2012) A novel dynamic Q-learning-based scheduler technique for LTE-advanced technologies using neural networks. In:

*2012 IEEE 37th Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN)*., pp. 332-335 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25685Comsa, I. S., Aydin, M. E., Zhang, S., Kuonen, P. and Wagen, J. Frédéric (2012) Multi objective resource scheduling in LTE networks using reinforcement learning.

*International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies*, 3 (2). pp. 39-57. ISSN 1947-3532 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25689Aydin, M. E., Kwan, R., Wu, J. and Zhang, J. (2011) Multiuser scheduling on the LTE downlink with simulated annealing. In:

*2011 IEEE 73rd Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring)*, Budapest, Hungary, 15-18 May 2011., pp. 1-5 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24914Bessis, N., Assimakopoulou, E., Aydin, M. E. and Xhafa, F. (2011) Utilizing next generation emerging technologies for enabling collective computational intelligence in disaster management. In: Bessis, N. and Xhafa, F., eds. (2011)

*Next Generation Data Technologies for Collective Computational Intelligence.*(352) Springer, pp. 503-526. ISBN 9783642203435 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25690Aydin, M. E. (2010) Collaboration of heterogenous metaheuristic agents. In:

*2010 Fifth International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM)*, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, 5-8 July 2010., pp. 540-545 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24902Chan, K. Y., Kwon, C. K., Jiang, H., Aydin, M. E. and Fogarty, T. C. (2010) A new orthogonal array based crossover, with analysis of gene interactions, for evolutionary algorithms and its application to car door design.

*Expert Systems with Applications*, 37 (5). pp. 3853-3862. ISSN 0957-4174 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25668Kwan, R., Aydin, M. E., Leung, C. and Zhang, J. (2009) Multiuser scheduling in high speed downlink packet access.

*IET Communications*, 3 (8). pp. 1363-1370. ISSN 1751-8628 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25672Dereli, T., Seckiner, S. U., Das, G. S., Gokcen, H. and Aydin, M. E. (2009) An exploration of the literature on the use of 'swarm intelligence-based techniques' for public service problems.

*European J. of Industrial Engineering*, 3 (4). p. 379. ISSN 1751-5254 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25687Chan, K., Chan, K., Pong, G. T., Aydin, M. E., Fogarty, T. and Ling, S. (2009) A statistics-based genetic algorithm for quality improvements of power supplies.

*European Journal of Industrial Engineering*, 3 (4). p. 468. ISSN 1751-5254 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25686Kwan, R., Aydin, M. E., Leung, C. and Zhang, J. (2008) Multiuser scheduling in HSDPA using simulated annealing. In:

*IWCMC '08. International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference*, Crete, Greece, 6-8 August 2008., pp. 236-241 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25751Yang, J., Aydin, M. E., Zhang, J. and Maple, C. (2007) UMTS base station location planning: A mathematical model and heuristic optimisation algorithms.

*IET Communications*, 1 (5). pp. 1007-1014. ISSN 1751-8628 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25665Aydin, M. E. (2007) Metaheuristic agent teams for job shop scheduling problems. In:

*HoloMAS Third International Conference on Industrial Applications of Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems*, Regensbourg, Germany, 3-5 September 2007., pp. 185-194 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25671Sevkli, M. and Aydin, M. E. (2007) Parallel variable neighbourhood search algorithms for job shop scheduling problems.

*IMA Journal of Management Mathematics*, 18 (2). pp. 117-133. ISSN 1471-678X Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25670Chan, K. Y., Aydin, M. E. and Fogarty, T. C. (2006) Main effect fine-tuning of the mutation operator and the neighbourhood function for uncapacitated facility location problems.

*Soft Computing*, 10 (11). pp. 1075-1090. ISSN 1432-7643 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25673Sevkli, M. and Aydin, M. E. (2006) A variable neighbourhood search algorithm for job shop scheduling problems. In:

*6th European Conference EvoCOP*, Budapest, Hungary, 10-12 April 2006., pp. 261-271 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25667Yigit, V., Aydin, M. E. and Turkbey, O. (2006) Solving large-scale uncapacitated facility location problems with evolutionary simulated annealing.

*International Journal of Production Research*, 44 (22). pp. 4773-4791. ISSN 0020-7543 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25669Aydin, M. E. and Yiğit, V. (2005) Parallel simulated annealing. In: Alba, E., ed. (2005)

*Parallel Metaheuristics: A New Class of Algorithms.*Wiley, pp. 267-288. ISBN 9780471678069 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24894Aydin, M. E. and Fogarty, T. C. (2004) Teams of autonomous agents for job-shop scheduling problems: An Experimental Study.

*Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing*, 15 (4). pp. 455-462. ISSN 0956-5515 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24876Aydin, M. E. and Fogarty, T. C. (2004) A distributed evolutionary simulated annealing algorithm for combinatorial optimisation problems.

*Journal of Heuristics*, 10 (3). pp. 269-292. ISSN 1381-1231 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24874Aydin, M. E. and Öztemel, E. (2000) Dynamic job-shop scheduling using reinforcement learning agents.

*Robotics and Autonomous Systems*, 33 (2-3). pp. 169-178. ISSN 0921-8890 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24873