António Leitão

António is currently enrolled on the Doctoral Program in Information Science and Technology at the University of Coimbra. He has previously completed a Bachelor and a Masters degrees at the same institution. He has also participated in several funded projects and continues to do so. His research interests are in Artificial Intelligence and Evolutionary Computation, particularly Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming. His current work on the Computational Design and Visualization Lab. focuses on Self-adaptive Algorithms and Nature-inspired setups such as Sexual Selection through Mate Choice and Island Models.

Related projects


Sexual Selection Through Mate Choice in Evolutionary Computation

In Proceedings

  • J. C. Dias, P. H. Abreu, D. C. Silva, G. Fernandes, P. Machado, and A. Leitão, “Preparing Data for Urban Traffic Simulation using SUMO,” in SUMO 2013: the First SUMO User Conference, May 15–17 2013, Berlin, Germany, 2013.

  • A. Leitão and P. Machado, “Self-adaptive mate choice for cluster geometry optimization,” in Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO ’13, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 6-10, 2013, 2013, pp. 957-964.

  • A. Leitão, J. C. Neves, and P. Machado, “A self-adaptive Mate Choice model for Symbolic Regression,” in IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, 2013, pp. 8-15.

  • A. Leitão, F. B. Pereira, and P. Machado, “Enhancing cluster geometry optimization with Island Models,” in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2012, Brisbane, Australia, June 10-15, 2012, 2012, pp. 1-8.

  • P. Machado and A. Leitão, “Evolving Fitness Functions for Mating Selection,” in Genetic Programming – 14th European Conference, EuroGP 2011, Torino, Italy, April 27-29, 2011. Proceedings, 2011, pp. 227-238.