The Problem of Assigning Evaluators to the Articles Submitted in an Academic Event: A Practical Solution Incorporating Constraint Programming and Heuristics

  • B. Jesús Aranda
  • F. Juan Francisco Díaz
  • V. James Ortíz
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3389)


This article shows a practical solution to The Problem of Assigning Evaluators to the Articles Submitted in an Academic Event, a problem of combinatorial optimization. Apart from stating the problem formally and proposing a constraint model, the article describes the heuristics designed to find solutions. The application was developed using Mozart; different distribution strategies were implemented based on the already mentioned heuristics. The experimental partial results turned out to be competitive for real problems (180 articles, 25 evaluators).


Constraint Program Distribution Strategy Program Committee Constraint Model Heuristic Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Jesús Aranda
    • 1
  • F. Juan Francisco Díaz
    • 1
  • V. James Ortíz
    • 1
  1. 1.Escuela de Ingeniería de Sistemas y ComputaciónUniversidad Del ValleMelendez

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