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Manuel Schmitt
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Dipl.-Math. Manuel Schmitt Manuel Schmitt
Department of Computer Science 12
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Cauerstraße 11
D-91058 Erlangen
Phone: +49 9131 85-25387

Research interests

  • Satisfiability Problem
  • Markov Chains
  • Particle Swarm Optimization


  • Schmitt, M.; Wanka, R.:
    Particle Swarm Optimization Almost Surely Finds Local Optima;
    in: Proc. 15th Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO); pp. 1629-1636, 2013 [Best Paper Award].

  • Schmitt, M.; Wanka, R.:
    Particles Prefer Walking Along the Axes: Experimental Insights into the Behavior of a Particle Swarm;
    in: Companion of Proc. 15th Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO); pp. 17-18, 2013.

  • Schmitt, M.; Wanka, R.:
    Exploiting Independent Subformulas: A Faster Approximation Scheme for #k-SAT;
    Information Processing Letters 113 (2013) 337-344.
    arXiv: CoRR abs/1302.6900 (2013)

  • Bassimir, B.; Schmitt, M.; Wanka, R.:
    How Much Forcing is Necessary to Let the Results of Particle Swarms Converge?
    in: Proc. Int. Conf. on Swarm Intelligence Based Optimization (ICSIBO), 2014, to appear.

  Impressum Stand: 10 June 2014.   A.O.