A few selected publications

[J62] M. Birattari, A. Ligot, and K. Hasselmann (2020).   Disentangling automatic and semi-automatic approaches to the optimization-based design of control software for robot swarms[PDF]   Nature Machine Intelligence, 2(9):494–499

[J56] L. Garattoni and M. Birattari (2018).   Autonomous task sequencing in a robot swarm.   Science Robotics, 3(20):eaat0430

[B02] M. Birattari (2009).   Tuning Metaheuristics: A machine learning perspective.   Springer, Berlin, Germany

[J45] G. Francesca, M. Brambilla, A. Brutschy, V. Trianni, and M. Birattari (2014).   AutoMoDe: A novel approach to the automatic design of control software for robot swarms.[PDF]   Swarm Intelligence, 8(2):89-112

[P18] M. Birattari, T. Stützle, L. Paquete, and K. Varrentrapp (2002).   A Racing Algorithm for Configuring Metaheuristics. [PDF]   In W. B. Langdon et al. (Eds.) GECCO 2002: Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, pp. 11-18. Morgan Kaufmann, San Francisco, CA, USA

[J33] M. Brambilla, E. Ferrante, M. Birattari, and M. Dorigo (2013).   Swarm robotics: A review from the swarm engineering perspective.[PDF]   Swarm Intelligence, 7(1):1-41