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Maria Fernanda Pires da Costa. Concluiu o Doutoramento em Ciências da área de conhecimento Matemática em 2002 pela Universidade do Minho, Mestrado em Matemática Computacional em 1997 pela Universidade do Minho e Licenciatura em Matemática e Ciências da Computação em 1993 pela Universidade do Minho. É Professora Auxiliar na Universidade do Minho - Campus de Azurém. Atua na(s) área(s) de Ciências Exatas com ênfase em Matemática e Matemática Aplicada. No seu currículo Ciência Vitae os termos mais frequentes na contextualização da produção científica, tecnológica e artístico-cultural são: Nonlinear Programming; Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Programming; Global optimization; Filter Methods; Penalty Methods; Derivative Free Methods; Interior-Point Methods; SQP Methods; Semi-infinite Programming; Large scale Nonlinear Optimization, Stochastic Methods, Multiobjective Approach.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Maria Fernanda Pires da Costa

Citation names

  • Costa, M. Fernanda P.

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
5B1D-033D-4C46
ORCID iD
0000-0001-6235-286X
Researcher Id
T-3010-2017
Scopus Author Id
55932136200

Websites

  • https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?hl=pt-PT&user=aU9TaGYAAAAJ (Scholar)
  • https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=55932136200 (Scholar)
  • https://publons.com/researcher/2017259/m-fernanda-p-costa/ (Scholar)

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
English Intermediate (B1) Advanced (C1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1)
Education
Degree Classification
2002/09
Concluded
Doutoramento em Ciências da área de conhecimento Matemática (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
1997
Concluded
Mestrado em Matemática Computacional (Mestrado)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
1993
Concluded
Licenciatura em Matemática e Ciências da Computação (Licenciatura)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Affiliation

Teaching in Higher Education

2002/09/17 - Current Assistant Professor (University Teacher)
Universidade do Minho - Campus de Azurém, Portugal
1997/07/29 - 2002/09/16 Assistant (University Teacher)
Universidade do Minho - Campus de Azurém, Portugal
1994/10/20 - 1997/07/28 Trainee Assistant (University Teacher)
Universidade do Minho - Campus de Azurém, Portugal
Projects

Contract

Designation Funders
2019 - 2022/09/30 IntVIS4Insp - Sistema de Visão por Computador Inteligente e Flexível para Inspeção Automática
POCI-01-0247-FEDER-042778
Researcher
Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal, E.P.E.
2018 - 2021/06/30 Easy Ride: Experience is everything
POCI-01-0247-FEDER-039334
Researcher
Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal, E.P.E.
2018 - 2021/05/31 Os Desafios Óptimos na Irrigação
PTDC/MAT-APL/28247/2017
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2017 - 2020/12/31 Investigation and development of a new generation of machines for the processing of composite and nanocomposites materials
info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020/734205/EU
Researcher
European Commission
2016 - 2019/05/31 Teoria, Aplicações e Computação Numérica de Controlo Ótimo.
PTDC/EEI-AUT/2933/2014
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2012 Sistema de Design e Otimização Multi-Objectivo e Multidisciplinar
Cooperação Internacional: Convénio GRICES/India
Researcher
2005 - 2008 Tomada de Decisão sobre Fenómenos Físicos: Uma Abordagem de Optimização Híbrida a Sistemas Dinâmicos Híbridos
POCTI/MAT/61842/2004
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.. "A Two-Phase Heuristic Coupled DIRECT Method for Bound Constrained Global Optimization". In Advances in Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods for Design, Optimization and Control in Engineering and Sciences, 361-375. Springer International Publishing, 2021.
    10.1007/978-3-030-57422-2_23
  2. Ramadas, Gisela C. V.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.. "A Multiple Shooting Descent-Based Filter Method for Optimal Control Problems". In Advances in Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods for Design, Optimization and Control in Engineering and Sciences, 377-392. Springer International Publishing, 2021.
    10.1007/978-3-030-57422-2_24
  3. Pinto, Renê S.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Costa, Lino A.; Gaspar-Cunha, António. "A Neuroevolutionary Approach to Feature Selection Using Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithms". In Advances in Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods for Design, Optimization and Control in Engineering and Sciences, 85-97. Springer International Publishing, 2021.
    10.1007/978-3-030-57422-2_6
  4. Lopes, Sofia O.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Pereira, Rui M. S.; Malheiro, M. T.; Fontes, Fernando A. C. C.. "Irrigation Planning with Fine Meshes". In Advances in Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods for Design, Optimization and Control in Engineering and Sciences, 393-407. Springer International Publishing, 2021.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-030-57422-2_25
  5. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Ramos, M. Piedade M.; Ribeiro, C.; Soares, Ana Jacinta. "Recent Developments on the Modelling of Cell Interactions in Autoimmune Diseases". In From Particle Systems to Partial Differential Equations, 149-168. Springer International Publishing, 2021.
    10.1007/978-3-030-69784-6_8
  6. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Objective and Violation Upper Bounds on a DIRECT-Filter Method for Global Optimization". In Numerical Computations: Theory and Algorithms, 59-71. Springer International Publishing, 2020.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-030-40616-5_5
  7. Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "A Population-Based Stochastic Coordinate Descent Method". In Optimization of Complex Systems: Theory, Models, Algorithms and Applications, 16-25. Springer International Publishing, 2020.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-030-21803-4_2
  8. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Penalty-Based Heuristic DIRECT Method for Constrained Global Optimization". In Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2020, 538-551. Springer International Publishing, 2020.
    10.1007/978-3-030-58808-3_39
  9. Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Simplified Tabu Search with Random-Based Searches for Bound Constrained Global Optimization". In Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2020, 606-619. Springer International Publishing, 2020.
    10.1007/978-3-030-58808-3_44
  10. Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Matos, Marina A.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Gaspar-Cunha, A.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Single Screw Extrusion Optimization Using the Tchebycheff Scalarization Method". In Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2020, 664-679. Springer International Publishing, 2020.
    10.1007/978-3-030-58808-3_48
  11. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "A Penalty Approach for Solving Nonsmooth and Nonconvex MINLP Problems". In Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics, 39-55. Springer International Publishing, 2018.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-71583-4_4
  12. Gaspar-Cunha, A.; Covas, José A; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Costa, Lino. "Optimization of Single Screw Extrusion". In Technological and Design Aspects of the Processing of Composites and Nanocomposites, 7-21. Kosice, Slovakia: Technical University of Kosice, 2018.
    Published
  13. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Continuous Relaxation of MINLP Problems by Penalty Functions: A Practical Comparison". In Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2017, 107-118. Springer International Publishing, 2017.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-62398-6_8
  14. Macêdo, M. Joseane F. G.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Karas, Elizabeth W.. "Combining Filter Method and Dynamically Dimensioned Search for Constrained Global Optimization". In Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2017, 119-134. Springer International Publishing, 2017.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-62398-6_9
  15. Fernandes, Florbela P.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Improving Efficiency of a Multistart with Interrupted Hooke-and-Jeeves Filter Search for Solving MINLP Problems". In Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2016, 345-358. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-42085-1_27
  16. Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Martins, Marisa C.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Direct Sequential Based Firefly Algorithm for the $$\alpha $$ -Pinene Isomerization Problem". In Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2016, 386-401. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-42085-1_30
  17. Francisco, Rogério B.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.. "Extensions of Firefly Algorithm for Nonsmooth Nonconvex Constrained Optimization Problems". In Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2016, 402-417. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-42085-1_31
  18. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Combining Non-dominance, Objective-order and Spread Metric to Extend Firefly Algorithm to Multi-objective Optimization". In Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization, 292-306. Springer International Publishing, 2015.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-15934-8_20
  19. Francisco, Rogério B.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.. "Experiments with Firefly Algorithm". In Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2014, 227-236. Springer International Publishing, 2014.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-09129-7_17
  20. Fernandes, Florbela P.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Branch and Bound Based Coordinate Search Filter Algorithm for Nonsmooth Nonconvex Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Programming Problems". In Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2014, 140-153. Springer International Publishing, 2014.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-09129-7_11
  21. Fernandes, Florbela P.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Multilocal Programming: A Derivative-Free Filter Multistart Algorithm". In Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2013, 333-346. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-642-39637-3_27
  22. Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "An Artificial Fish Swarm Filter-Based Method for Constrained Global Optimization". In Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2012, 57-71. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-642-31137-6_5
  23. Fernandes, Florbela P.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "A Derivative-Free Filter Driven Multistart Technique for Global Optimization". In Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2012, 103-118. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-642-31137-6_8
  24. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "On Minimizing Objective and KKT Error in a Filter Line Search Strategy for an Interior Point Method". In Computational Science and Its Applications - ICCSA 2011, 231-244. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2011.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-642-21931-3_19
  25. Costa e Silva, Eliana; Costa, Fernanda; Bicho, Estela; Erlhagen, Wolfram. "Nonlinear Optimization for Human-Like Movements of a High Degree of Freedom Robotics Arm-Hand System". In Computational Science and Its Applications - ICCSA 2011, 327-342. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2011.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-642-21931-3_26
Conference paper
  1. Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "A stochastic coordinate descent for bound constrained global optimization". Paper presented in 14th International Global OptimizationWorkshop (LeGO 2018), 2018.
    Published • 10.1063/1.5089981
  2. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Francisco, Rogério B.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Extension of the firefly algorithm and preference rules for solving MINLP problems". Paper presented in 14th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM 2016), 2016.
    Published • 10.1063/1.4992425
  3. Martins, Marisa C.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Comparing immune-tumor growth models with drug therapy using optimal control". Paper presented in 13th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2015), 2015.
    Published • 10.1063/1.4952097
  4. Silva, Eliana Costa e; Costa, M. Fernanda; Erlhagen, Wolfram; Bicho, Estela. "Superquadrics objects representation for robot manipulation". Paper presented in 13th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2015), 2015.
    Published • 10.1063/1.4952096
  5. Francisco, Rogério B.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Comparison of penalty functions on a penalty approach to mixed-integer optimization". Paper presented in 13th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2015), 2015.
    Published • 10.1063/1.4952100
  6. Fernandes, Florbela P.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Interrupted searches in the BBMCSFilter context for MINLP problems". Paper presented in 13th IInternational Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2015), 2015.
    Published • 10.1063/1.4952099
  7. Francisco, Rogério B.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A.C.. "A firefly dynamic penalty approach for solving engineering design problems". Paper presented in 12th IInternational Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2014), 2014.
    Published • 10.1063/1.4912430
  8. Gulletta, G.; Araújo, S. M.; Costa e Silva, E.; Costa, M. F.; Erlhagen, W.; Bicho, E.. "Nonlinear optimization for human-like synchronous movements of a dual arm-hand robotic system". Paper presented in 12th IInternational Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2014)), 2014.
    Published • 10.1063/1.4912427
  9. Costa e Silva, Eliana; Costa, M. Fernanda; Erlhagen, Wolfram; Bicho, Estela. "Global vs. local nonlinear optimization techniques for human-like movement of an anthropomorphic robot". Paper presented in 12th IInternational Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2014)), 2014.
    Published • 10.1063/1.4912424
  10. Datta, Rituparna; Deb, Kalyanmoy; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Gaspar-Cunha, A.. "An evolutionary algorithm based pattern search approach for constrained optimization". Paper presented in 2013 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, 2013.
    Published • 10.1109/cec.2013.6557722
  11. Fernandes, Florbela P.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.. "Multistart Hooke and Jeeves filter method for mixed variable optimization". Paper presented in 11th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2013), 2013.
    Published • 10.1063/1.4825566
  12. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Ribeiro, C.. "A modified fractional Zener model to describe the behaviour of a carbon fibre reinforced polymer". Paper presented in 11th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2013), 2013.
    Published • 10.1063/1.4825564
  13. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Hooke and Jeeves based multilevel coordinate search to globally solving nonsmooth problems". Paper presented in 11th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2013), 2013.
    Published • 10.1063/1.4825565
  14. Lopes, Sofia O.; Fontes, Fernando A. C. C.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Pereira, Rui M. S.; Gonc¸alves, A. Manuela; Machado, Gaspar J.. "Irrigation planning: Replanning and numerical solution". Paper presented in 11th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2013), 2013.
    Published • 10.1063/1.4825569
  15. Costa e Silva, E.; Arau´jo, J. P.; Machado, D.; Costa, M. F.; Erlhagen, W.; Bicho, E.. "Generating human-like movements on an anthropomorphic robot using an interior point method". Paper presented in 11th IInternational Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2013), 2013.
    Published • 10.1063/1.4825563
  16. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Ribeiro, C.. "Generalized fractional Maxwell model: Parameter estimation of a viscoelastic material". Paper presented in 10th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2012), 2012.
    Published • 10.1063/1.4756256
  17. Costa, M.F.P.; Fernandes, E.M.G.P.. "On a primal-dual interior point filter method". Paper presented in 9th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2011), 2011.
    Published • 10.1063/1.3636842
  18. e Silva, E. Costa; Costa, M. F.; Bicho, E.; Erlhagen, W.. "Human-Like Movement of an Anthropomorphic Robot: Problem Revisited". Paper presented in 9th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2011), 2011.
    Published • 10.1063/1.3636848
  19. Costa, M.F.P.; Ribeiro, C.. "Parameter estimation of viscoelastic materials: A test case with different optimization strategies". Paper presented in 9th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2011), 2011.
    10.1063/1.3636846
  20. Fernandes, F.P.; Costa, M.F.P.; Fernandes, E.M.G.P.. "Numerical experiments with nonconvex MINLP problems". Paper presented in 8th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2010), 2010.
    Published • 10.1063/1.3498661
  21. Costa, M.F.P.; Fernandes, E.M.G.P.. "Assessment of a primal-dual interior point method using a three-D filter line search strategy". Paper presented in 8th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2010), 2010.
    Published • 10.1063/1.3498662
  22. Costa, M.F.P.; Fernandes, E.M.G.P.. "Comparison of filter line search algorithms in the primal-dual barrier approach for nonlinear programming". Paper presented in 7th International Conference on Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2009), 2009.
    Published • 10.1063/1.3241341
  23. Fernandes, F.P.; Costa, M.F.P.; Fernandas, E.M.G.P.. "Overview on mixed integer nonlinear programming problems". Paper presented in 7th International Conference on Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2009), 2009.
    Published • 10.1063/1.3241342
  24. Costa, M.F.P.; Fernandes, E.M.G.P.. "Efficient solving of engineering design problems by an interior point 3-D filter line search method". Paper presented in 6th International Conference on Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2008), 2008.
    Published • 10.1063/1.2990890
  25. Costa, M.F.P.; Fernandes, E.M.G.P.. "An interior point filter line search method: Main convergence results". Paper presented in 5th International Conference on Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM2007), 2007.
    Published • 10.1063/1.2790091
Edited book
  1. Costa, M. Fernanda P.. Proceedings of XIII Global Optimization Workshop (GOW’16). Braga, Portugal: Unversity of Minho. 2016.
    Published
Journal article
  1. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Ramos, M.P.; Ribeiro, C.; Soares, A.J.. "Optimal control model of immunotherapy for autoimmune diseases". Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences 44 11 (2021): 8883-8902. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mma.7318.
    10.1002/mma.7318
  2. Gulletta, Gianpaolo; Silva, Eliana Costa e; Erlhagen, Wolfram; Meulenbroek, Ruud; Costa, Maria Fernanda Pires; Bicho, Estela. "A Human-like Upper-limb Motion Planner: Generating naturalistic movements for humanoid robots". International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems 18 2 (2021): 172988142199858. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1729881421998585.
    Published • 10.1177/1729881421998585
  3. Macêdo, M. Joseane F. G.; Karas, Elizabeth W.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.. "Filter-based stochastic algorithm for global optimization". Journal of Global Optimization 77 4 (2020): 777-805. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10898-020-00917-9.
    10.1007/s10898-020-00917-9
  4. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Filter-based DIRECT method for constrained global optimization". Journal of Global Optimization 71 3 (2018): 517-536. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10898-017-0596-8.
    Published • 10.1007/s10898-017-0596-8
  5. Gisela C. V. Ramadas; Edite M. G. P. Fernandes; António M. V. Ramadas; Ana Maria A. C. Rocha; M. Fernanda P. Costa. "On Metaheuristics for Solving the Parameter Estimation Problem in Dynamic Systems: A Comparative Study". Journal of Optimization 2018 (2018): https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3213484.
    Published • 10.1155/2018/3213484
  6. Rocha, Ana Maria A.C.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M.G.P.. "On a multiobjective optimal control of a tumor growth model with immune response and drug therapies". International Transactions in Operational Research 25 1 (2018): 269-294. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/itor.12345.
    Published • 10.1111/itor.12345
  7. Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "On a smoothed penalty-based algorithm for global optimization". Journal of Global Optimization 69 3 (2017): 561-585. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10898-017-0504-2.
    Published • 10.1007/s10898-017-0504-2
  8. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Francisco, Rogério B.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Theoretical and Practical Convergence of a Self-Adaptive Penalty Algorithm for Constrained Global Optimization". Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications 174 3 (2017): 875-893. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10957-016-1042-7.
    Published • 10.1007/s10957-016-1042-7
  9. Rocha, Ana Maria A.C.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M.G.P.. "A shifted hyperbolic augmented Lagrangian-based artificial fish two-swarm algorithm with guaranteed convergence for constrained global optimization". Engineering Optimization 48 12 (2016): 2114-2140. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0305215x.2016.1157688.
    Published • 10.1080/0305215x.2016.1157688
  10. Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Francisco, Rogério B.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Firefly penalty-based algorithm for bound constrained mixed-integer nonlinear programming". Optimization 65 5 (2016): 1085-1104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02331934.2015.1135920.
    Published • 10.1080/02331934.2015.1135920
  11. e Silva, E.C.; Costa, M.F.P.; Araújo, J.P.; Machado, D.; Louro, L.; Erlhagen, W.; Bicho, E.. "Towards human-like bimanual movements in anthropomorphic robots: A nonlinear optimization approach". Applied Mathematics and Information Sciences 9 2 (2015): 619-629. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84930983387&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Published • 10.12785/amis/090210
  12. Costa, M.F.P.; Rocha, A.M.A.C.; Fernandes, E.M.G.P.. "An artificial fish swarm algorithm based hyperbolic augmented Lagrangian method". Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics 259 PART B (2014): 868-876. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84889098896&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Published • 10.1016/j.cam.2013.08.017
  13. Costa, M.F.P.; Rocha, A.M.A.C.; Francisco, R.B.; Fernandes, E.M.G.P.. "Heuristic-based firefly algorithm for bound constrained nonlinear binary optimization". Advances in Operations Research 2014 (2014): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84908439940&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Published • 10.1155/2014/215182
  14. Rocha, A.M.A.C.; Costa, M.F.P.; Fernandes, E.M.G.P.. "A filter-based artificial fish swarm algorithm for constrained global optimization: theoretical and practical issues". Journal of Global Optimization 60 2 (2014): 239-263. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84921069433&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Published • 10.1007/s10898-014-0157-3
  15. Costa, M.F.P.; Fernandes, F.P.; Fernandes, M.G.P.; Rocha, A.M.A.C.. "Multiple solutions of mixed variable optimization by multistart Hooke and Jeeves filter method". Applied Mathematical Sciences 41-44 (2014): 2163-2179. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84899585022&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Published • 10.12988/ams.2014.4143
  16. Gaspar-Cunha, A.; Mendes, F.; Costa, M.F.P.. "Multi-objective memetic algorithm: Comparing artificial neural networks and pattern search filter method approaches". International Transactions in Operational Research 18 2 (2011): 183-203. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84863529241&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Published • 10.1111/j.1475-3995.2010.00782.x
  17. Pereira, A.I.; Costa, M.F.P.; Fernandes, E.M.G.P.. "Interior point filter method for semi-infinite programming problems". Optimization 60 10-11 (2011): 1309-1338. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84858173231&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Published • 10.1080/02331934.2011.616894
  18. Costa, M.F.P.; Fernandes, E.M.G.P.. "Assessing the potential of interior point barrier filter line search methods: Nonmonotone versus monotone approach". Optimization 60 10-11 (2011): 1251-1268. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84858202113&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Published • 10.1080/02331934.2011.563305
  19. Costa, M.F.P.; Fernandes, E.M.G.P.. "Practical implementation of an interior point nonmonotone line search filter method". International Journal of Computer Mathematics 85 3-4 (2008): 397-409. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-41449088424&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Published • 10.1080/00207160701294442
  20. Costa, M.F.P.; Fernandes, E.M.G.P.. "On interior point multidimensional filter line search methods for constrained optimization". WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications 4 4 (2007): 641-647. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34247401042&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  21. M. Fernanda P. Costa. "Comparison of Interior Point Filter Line Search Strategies for Constrained Optimization by Performance Profiles". International Journal of Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences 1 2 (2007): 111-116.
    Published
  22. Costa, M.F.P.; Fernandes, E.M.G.P.. "Monotone and nonmonotone implementations of an interior-point SQP filter line search algorithm". WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications 3 12 (2006): 2315-2322. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33751564342&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  23. Fernanda, M.; Costa, P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "A primal-dual interior-point algorithm for nonlinear least squares constrained problems". Top 13 1 (2005): 145-166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/bf02578992.
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Journal issue
  1. Rocha, Ana Maria A. C.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M.G.P.. "Special Issue: GOW-2016". Journal of Global Optimization 71 3 (2018): https://link.springer.com/journal/10898/71/3.
    Published
Preface / Postscript
  1. Rocha, Ana Maria A.C.; Costa, M. Fernanda P.; Fernandes, Edite M. G. P.. "Preface to the Special Issue GOW'16". Preface to Journal of Global Optimization, 441-442. Springer. 2018.
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Distinctions

Award

2017 Prémio Isabel Themido
2015 Menção Honrosa do Prémio Isabel Themido
2012 Best Paper Award at 12th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications