I am an associate professor of Computer Science in the Division of Algorithms and Computational Intelligence, Department of Computer and Material Science at Faculty of Computer Science, University of Silesia.

Address:Będzińska 39,
41 -200 Sosnowiec, Poland,
first floor, room no. 106
e-mail: urszula.boryczka@us.edu.pl
phone: +48 32 3689713

Qualifications

  • 2009 - D.Sc. (habilitation) in Computer Science; Institute of ComputerScience PAN, Warsaw
  • 1993- Ph.D. in Humanity Science; Faculty of Philology at Wrocław University, Wrocław
  • 1985 - M.Sc. in Science and Technical Information; Faculty of Technic at University of Silesia, Sosnowiec

Research interests

  • artificial intelligence, artificial life
  • machine learning - supervised and unsupervised learning
  • evolutionary computations - genetic algorithms; evolutionary algorithms; ant colony optimisation, particle swarm optimization, swarm intelligence
  • data mining - methods for classification, clustering, association rules mining; knowledge discovery in databases (KDD), distributed knowledge discovery in databases (DKDD)

Publication list

Year 2015

  • J. Kozak, U. Boryczka. Multiple Boosting in the Ant Colony Decision Forest MetaClassifier. Knowledge-Based Systems. , wolumen 75, strony 141–151, Elsevier, 2015.
  • U. Boryczka, J. Kozak. Enhancing the effectiveness of Ant Colony Decision Tree algorithms by co-learning. Applied Soft Computing Journal, wolumen 30, strony 166–178, Elsevier, 2015.
  • U. Boryczka, B. Probierz, J. Kozak. A New Algorithm to Categorize E-mail Messages to Folders with Social Networks Analysis. Computational Collective Intelligence - 7th International Conference, ICCCI 2015, Madrid, Spain, September 21-23, 2015, Proceedings, Part II, wolumen 9330 serii Lecture Notes in Computer Science, strony 89-98. Springer, 2015.
  • U. Boryczka, B. Probierz, J. Kozak. Adaptive Ant Colony Decision Forest in Automatic Categorization of Emails. Intelligent Information and Database Systems - 7th Asian Conference, ACIIDS, wolumen 9011 serii Lecture Notes in Computer Science, strony 451-461. Springer, 2015.
  • B. Probierz, J. Kozak, U. Boryczka. Analiza zbioru wiadomości e-mail z zastosowaniem sieci społecznych. Zastosowania informatyki w gospodarce oraz społeczeństwie informacyjnym. Studia Informatica nr 36, Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego, ISSN 1640-6818, strony 153-164, 2015.

Year 2014

  • J. Kozak, U. Boryczka.: Goal-oriented Requirements for ACDT Algorithms. Computatio- nal Collective Intelligence. Technologies and Applications, ICCCI, wolumen 8733 serii Lecture Notes in Computer Science, strony 593-602. Springer, 2014.
  • U. Boryczka, B. Probierz, J. Kozak.: An Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm for an Automatic Categorization of Email. Computational Collective Intelligence. Technologies and Applications, ICCCI, wolumen 8733 serii Lecture Notes in Computer Science, strony 583-592. Springer, 2014.
  • U. Boryczka, J. Kozak.: On-the-go adaptability in the new Ant Colony Decision Forest approach. ACIIDS (2), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, strony 157-166, Springer, Berlin, 2014.
  • B. Probierz, J. Kozak, U. Boryczka: Analiza zbioru wiadomości e-mail z zastosowaniem sieci społecznych. Zastosowania informatyki w gospodarce oraz społeczeństwie informacyjnym. Studia Informatica nr 36, Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego, ISSN 1640-6818, strony 153-164, 2015.
  • J. Kozak, U. Boryczka: Budowa ukierunkowanych klasyfikatorów z zastosowaniem algorytmu ACDT. Systemy inteligencji obliczeniowej, Chorzów 2014.
  • U. Boryczka, B. Probierz, J. Kozak: Automatyczna klasyfikacja wiadomości e-mail z użyciem algorytmów mrowiskowych. Systemy inteligencji obliczeniowej, Chorzów 2014.

Year 2013

  • Kozak J, Boryczka U.: Dynamic version of the ACDT/ACDF algorithm for H-bond data set analysis. Nguyen N.T., Badica C., Jędrzejowicz P. (eds.), Computational Collective Intelligence. Technologies and Applications - 5th International Conference, ICCCI 2013, Craiova, Romania, September 11 - 13, 2013, Proceedings, Part II, Springer, Berlin, 2013,.
  • Boryczka U., Strąk Ł. Efficient DPSO Neighbourhood for Dynamic Travelling Salesman Problem. Nguyen N.T., Badica C., Jędrzejowicz P. (eds.), Computational Collective Intelligence. Technologies and Applications - 5th International Conference, ICCCI 2013, Craiova, Romania, September 11 - 13, 2013, Proceedings, Part II, Springer, Berlin, 2013,.
  • Boryczka U., Juszczuk P., The Differential Evolution with the Entropy Based Population Size Adjustment for the Nash Equilibria Problem. Nguyen N.T., Badica C., Jędrzejowicz P. (eds.), Computational Collective Intelligence. Technologies and Applications - 5th International Conference, ICCCI 2013, Craiova, Romania, September 11 - 13, 2013, Proceedings, Part II, Springer, Berlin, 2013,.
  • Boryczka U., Kozak, Boryczka M., Mrówka eksplorująca. Systemy Wspomagania Decyzji, Katowice, Polska, 2013. ISBN: 978-83-920730-6-2
  • Boryczka U., Boryczka M.: Programowanie mrowiskowe. Systemy Wspomagania Decyzji, Katowice, Polska, 2013. ISBN: 978-83-920730-6-2
  • Boryczka U., Strąk Ł. Dyskretna wersja algorytmu optymalizacji stadnej cząsteczek w problemie DTSP, Systemy Wspomagania Decyzji, Katowice, Polska, 2013. ISBN: 978-83-920730-6-2

Year 2012

  • Boryczka U., Juszczuk P., Solving the Sudoku with the Differential Evolution, Zeszyty Naukowe Politechniki Białostockiej, Informatyka, 2012 nr 9 s. 5-16.
  • Boryczka U., Juszczuk P., New Differential Evolution Selective Mutation Operator for the Nash Equilibria Problem, Nguyen N.T., Kiem H., Jędrzejowicz P. (eds.), Computational Collective Intelligence. Technologies and Applications - 4th International Conference, ICCCI 2012, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, November 28-30, 2012, Proceedings, Part II, Springer, Berlin, 2012, 463-472
  • Boryczka U., Kozak J. Ant Colony Decision Forest Meta-ensemble, Nguyen, N.T., Hoang, K., Jędrzejowicz P., (eds.), Computational Collective Intelligence. Technologies and Applications - 4th International Conference, ICCCI 2012, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, November 28-30, 2012, Proceedings, Part II, Springer, Berlin, 2012, 473-482.
  • Boryczka U., Strąk Ł., A Hybrid Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization with Pheromone for Dynamic Traveling Salesman Problem, Nguyen N.T., Kiem H., Jędrzejowicz P. (eds.), Computational Collective Intelligence. Technologies and Applications - 4th International Conference, ICCCI 2012, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, November 28-30, 2012, Proceedings, Part II, Springer, Berlin, 2012, 503-512.
  • Boryczka U., Juszczuk P., A new evolutionary approach for computing Nash equilibria in bimatrix games with known support, Central European Journal of Computer Science, June 2012, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 128-142.
  • Boryczka U., Kozak J., Skinderowicz R., Heterarchia w konstruowaniu drzew decyzyjnych - równoległy algorytm ACDT, Systemy Wspomagania Decyzji, Uniwersytet Śląski, Katowice, Polska, 2012, 169-181. ISBN: 978-83-62462-05-6.
  • Boryczka U., Strąk Ł., Wpływ ograniczeń na sekwencyjny i równoległy algorytm ewolucji różnicowej, Systemy Wspomagania Decyzji, Uniwersytet Śląski, Katowice, 2012, 251-258.
  • Boryczka U., Kozak J., Skinderowicz R., Heterarchy in Constructing Decision Trees – Parallel ACDT, Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2012.

Year 2011

  • U. Boryczka, P. Juszczuk: Approximate Nash Equilibria in Bimatrix Games, ICCCI 2011 - The 3rd International Conference on Computational Collective Intelligence - Technologies and Applications, LNCS, 21-23 wrzesień, 2011 Gdynia, Poland.
  • U. Boryczka, J. Kozak: An adaptive discretization in the ACDT algorithm for continuous attributes, ICCCI 2011 - The 3rd International Conference on Computational Collective Intelligence - Technologies and Applications, LNCS, 21-23 wrzesień, 2011 Gdynia, Poland.
  • U. Boryczka, J. Kozak: New insights of cooperation among ants in Ant Colony Decision Trees, the Third World Congress on Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing (NaBIC2011), IEEE; Salamanca University, Spain, October 19-21, 2011.

Scientific Activity

1. Reviewer for scientific journals

  • European Journal of Operational Research (Elsevier, JCR Journal)
  • Journal of Information Sciences (Elsevier, JCR Journal)
  • Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (JCR Journal)
  • Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier, JCR Journal)

2. Membership in scientific committees of conferences and reviewier

3. Other activities

4. Rector's research awards second and third degree (University of Silesia): 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.

Teaching

Teaching activities include:
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Information Retrieval Systems
  • Computational Collective Intelligence
  • Methods in Computational Intelligence
  • Ant Colony Optimization in practice
  • Evolutionary Computation