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Dipl.-Wirt.-Inf. Torsten Hildebrandt

Torsten Hildebrandt

Visiting Scientist in the division Systemgestaltung und Planung of the Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH an der Universität Bremen (BIBA).

Research Areas and Interests

simulation, simulation-based optimization, heuristic optimization, genetic programming, planning and control of production systems (ppc)

Selected Publications

Tan, Y.; Hildebrandt, T.; Scholz-Reiter, B.: Configuration and the advantages of the shifting bottleneck procedure for optimizing the job shop total weighted tardiness scheduling problem. In: Journal of Scheduling, to appear. doi:10.1007/s10951-015-0441-1

Hildebrandt, T.; Goswami, D.; Freitag, M.: Large-scale Simulation-based Optimization of Semiconductor Dispatching Rules. In: Buckley, S.J. (eds.): Winter Simulation Conference 2014. IEEE Press Piscataway, New Jersey, USA, 2014, pp. 2580-2590. link

Hildebrandt, T.; Branke, J.: On Using Surrogates with Genetic Programming. In: Evolutionary Computation, to appear. doi:10.1162/EVCO_a_00133

Branke, J.; Hildebrandt, T.; Scholz-Reiter, B.: Hyper-heuristic Evolution of Dispatching Rules: A Comparison of Rule Representations. In: Evolutionary Computation, to appear. doi:10.1162/EVCO_a_00131

Pickardt, C.; Hildebrandt, T.; Branke, J.; Heger, J.; Scholz-Reiter, B.: Evolutionary generation of dispatching rule sets for complex dynamic scheduling problems. In: International Journal of Production Economics, 145(2013)1, pp. 67-77. doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2012.10.016

Scholz-Reiter, B.; Hildebrandt, T.; Tan, Y.: Effective and efficient scheduling of dynamic job shops - combining the shifting bottleneck procedure with variable neighborhood search. In: CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, 62(2013)1, pp. 423-426. doi:10.1016/j.cirp.2013.03.047

Scholz-Reiter, B.; Kolditz, J.; Hildebrandt, T.: Engineering autonomously controlled logistic systems. In: International Journal of Production Research, 47(2009)6, pp. 1449-1468. doi:10.1080/00207540701581791

Further Information

I am the main author and developer of the discrete-event simulation library jasima (JAva SImulator for MAnufacturing and logistics).

For further information see my profiles at Research Gate and Google Scholar.

Reviews/Memberships in Program Committees

AILog 2011, 2012 (International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Logistics), PPSN 2014, 2016 (International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature), Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier, 2015), FNR (Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg, CORE 2015), ISMI 2015 (International Symposium on Semiconductor Manufacturing Intelligence), IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, 2015), Evolutionary Computation (MIT press, 2015), IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, 2015)


jasimaSolutionsAusgründungsprojekt jasima Solutions
LSO-ProLearning and Self-Organization in Production Planning and Control
SFB637-B2Adaptive Geschäftsprozesse - Modellierung und Methodologie


Dipl.-Wirt.-Inf. Torsten Hildebrandt
Hochschulring 20
D-28359 Bremen
Phone: +49(0)421/218-50105
Languages: German, English