Welcome to COLA Laboratory #

Computational Optimization for Learning and Adaptive Systems (COLA) laboratory is working in computational/artificial intelligence, multi-objective optimization and decision-making, operational research, machine learning and statistical modeling of complex systems. Applications focus on search-based software engineering, energy, biological science and medicine.

We are constantly looking for talented and passionate people to join our lab. Please refer to vacancies for potential opportunities.

Recent News (Year 2024) #

  • I have been invited to join the Editorial Board of Evolutionary Computation Journal (ECJ), effective since February! ECJ is one of the most prestigious journals in the evolutionary computation field. It is my honor to promote the visibility and impact of ECJ. January 25

  • Our papers on “An Automated Few-Shot Learning for Time Series Forecasting in Smart Grid Under Data Scarcity” has been accepted to IEEE Trans. Artificial Intelligence. Congratulations to Jiangjiao! January 19

  • Our papers on “Modeling Aspect Sentiment Coherency via Local Sentiment Aggregation” has been accepted to EACL 2024. Congratulations to Heng! January 18

Previous news can be found from our news archive.

Contact #

Dr. Ke Li
Department of Computer Science
Innovation Centre A1-D
University of Exeter
Streatham Campus, North Park Road
Exeter, EX4 4QF, UK
E-mail: k.li AT exeter.ac.uk
Tel: +(44) 0139-272-4557