Publications

2021 Weiner E, Montañez G, Trujillo A, Molavi A, “Hyperparameter Choice as Search Bias in AlphaZero.” IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE SMC 2021), Online, October 17-20, 2021. PDF Cite

BibTeX
@inproceedings{weiner-2021-HCASB,
  author    = {Weiner, Eric M and Monta{\~n}ez, George D and Trujillo, Aaron and Molavi, Abtin},
  title     = {{Hyperparameter Choice as Search Bias in AlphaZero}},
  booktitle = {2021 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE SMC)},
  year      = {2021},
  organization = {{IEEE}},
}

2021 Rong K, Khant A, Flores D, Montañez G, “The Label Recorder Method: Testing the Memorization Capacity of Machine Learning Models.” The Seventh International Conference on Machine Learning, Optimization, and Data Science (LOD 2021), October 4-8, 2021. PDF Cite

BibTeX
@inproceedings{rong-2021-LR,
  author    = {Rong, Kyle and Khant, Aditya and Flores, David and Monta{\~n}ez, George D},
  title     = {{The Label Recorder Method: Testing the Memorization Capacity of Machine Learning Models}},
  booktitle = {The Seventh International Conference on Machine Learning, Optimization, and Data Science (LOD 2021)},
  year      = {2021}
}

2021 Maina-Kilaas A, Montañez G, Hom C, Ginta K, Lay C, “The Hero's Dilemma: Survival Advantages of Intention Perception in Virtual Agent Games.” 2021 IEEE Conference on Games (IEEE CoG 2021), Online, August 17-20, 2021. PDF Cite

BibTeX
@inproceedings{maina-kilaas-2021-THD,
  author    = {Maina{-}Kilaas, Amani and Monta{\~n}ez, George D and Hom, Cynthia and Ginta, Kevin},
  title     = {{The Hero's Dilemma: Survival Advantages of Intention Perception in Virtual Agent Games}},
  booktitle = {2021 IEEE Conference on Games (IEEE CoG)},
  year      = {2021},
  organization = {{IEEE}},
}

2021 Maina-Kilaas A, Hom C, Ginta K, Montañez G, “The Predator's Purpose: Intention Perception in Simulated Agent Environments.” Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2021 IEEE Congress on, Online, June 28-July 1, 2021. PDF Cite

BibTeX
@inproceedings{maina-kilaas-2021-TPP,
  author    = {Maina{-}Kilaas, Amani and Hom, Cynthia and Ginta, Kevin and Monta{\~n}ez, George D},
  title     = {{The Predator's Purpose: Intention Perception in Simulated Agent Environments}},
  booktitle = {Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2021 IEEE Congress on},
  year      = {2021},
  organization = {{IEEE}},
}

2021 Montañez G, Bashir D, Lauw J, “Trading Bias for Expressivity in Artificial Learning.” In: Rocha A.P., Steels L., van den Herik J. (eds) Agents and Artificial Intelligence. ICAART 2020. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12613. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-71158-0_16 . PDF Cite

BibTeX
@InProceedings{montanez-2021-TBFE,
    author={Monta\~{n}ez, George D. and Bashir, Daniel and Lauw, Julius},
    editor={Rocha, Ana Paula and Steels, Luc and van den Herik, Jaap},
    title={{Trading Bias for Expressivity in Artificial Learning}},
    booktitle={Agents and Artificial Intelligence},
    year={2021},
    publisher={{Springer International Publishing}},
    address={Cham},
    pages={332--353},
    isbn={978-3-030-71158-0},
    doi={10.1007/978-3-030-71158-0_16}
}

2021 Sehra S, Flores D, Montañez G, “Undecidability of Underfitting in Learning Algorithms.” 2nd International Conference on Computing and Data Science (CONF-CDS 2021), Online (Virtual Conference), Jan 25-28, 2021. PDF Cite

BibTeX
@INPROCEEDINGS{sehra-2021-UOU,
  author={Sehra, Sonia and Flores, David and Monta{\~n}ez, George D.},
  booktitle={2021 2nd International Conference on Computing and Data Science (CONF-CDS)}, 
  title={{Undecidability of Underfitting in Learning Algorithms}}, 
  year={2021},
  volume={},
  number={},
  pages={591-594},
  url={https://arxiv.org/pdf/2102.02850},
  doi={10.1109/CDS52072.2021.00107}}

2021 Espinosa Dice N, Kaye M, Ahmed H, Montañez G, “A Probabilistic Theory of Abductive Reasoning.” 13th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART 2021), Online, Feb 4-6, 2021. PDF Cite

BibTeX
@inproceedings{espinosa-dice-2021-PTAR,
  author    = {Espinosa Dice, N and Kaye, Megan L and Ahmed, Hana and Monta{\~n}ez, George D},
  editor    = {Ana Paula Rocha and
               Luc Steels and
               H. Jaap van den Herik},
  title     = {{A Probabilistic Theory of Abductive Reasoning}},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART},
  year      = {2021},
  pages     = {562-571},
  publisher = {{SciTePress}},
  organization = {{INSTICC}},
  doi       = {10.5220/0010195405620571},
  isbn      = {978-989-758-484-8}
}

2021 Hom C, Maina-Kilaas A, Ginta K, Lay C, Montañez G, “The Gopher's Gambit: Survival Advantages of Artifact-Based Intention Perception.” 13th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART 2021), Online, Feb 4-6, 2021. PDF Cite

BibTeX
@inproceedings{hom-2021-TGG,
  author    = {Hom, Cynthia and Maina{-}Kilaas, Amani and Ginta, Kevin and Lay, Cindy and Monta{\~n}ez, George D},
  editor    = {Ana Paula Rocha and
               Luc Steels and
               H. Jaap van den Herik},
  title     = {{The Gopher's Gambit: Survival Advantages of Artifact-Based Intention Perception}},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART},
  year      = {2021},
  pages     = {205-215},
  publisher = {{SciTePress}},
  organization = {{INSTICC}},
  doi       = {10.5220/0010207502050215},
  isbn      = {978-989-758-484-8}
}

2020 Allen J, Lay C, Montañez G, “A Castro Consensus: Understanding the Role of Dependence in Consensus Formation” Conference on Truth and Trust Online (TTO 2020), October 16-17, 2020. PDF Cite

BibTeX
@article{allen-2020-ACC,
author  = {Allen, Jarred and Lay, Cindy and Monta{\~n}ez, George D},
title   = {{A Castro Consensus: Understanding the Role of Dependence in Consensus Formation}},
journal = {{Conference on Truth and Trust Online (TTO 2020)}},
year    = {2020}
}

2020 Bashir D, Montañez G, Sehra S, Sandoval Segura P, Lauw J, “An Information-Theoretic Perspective on Overfitting and Underfitting” Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AJCAI 2020), November 29-30, 2020. PDF Cite

BibTeX
@article{bashir-2020-ITP,
author  = {Bashir, Daniel and Monta{\~n}ez, George D and Sehra, Sonia and Sandoval Segura, Pedro and Lauw, Julius},
title   = {{An Information-Theoretic Perspective on Overfitting and Underfitting}},
journal = {{Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AJCAI 2020)}},
year    = {2020},
url     = {http://arxiv.org/abs/2010.06076}
}

2020 Williams J, Tadesse A, Sam T, Sun H, Montañez G, “Limits of Transfer Learning” The Sixth International Conference on Machine Learning, Optimization, and Data Science (LOD 2020), July 19-23, 2020. PDF Cite

BibTeX
@article{williams-2020-LTL,
author  = {Williams, Jake and Tadesse, Abel and Sam, Tyler and Sun, Huey and Monta{\~n}ez, George D},
title   = {{Limits of Transfer Learning}},
journal = {{The Sixth International Conference on Machine Learning, Optimization, and Data Science (LOD 2020)}},
year    = {2020},
url     = {https://arxiv.org/abs/2006.12694}
}

2020 Sam T, Williams J, Tadesse A, Sun H, Montañez G, “Decomposable Probability-of-Success Metrics in Algorithmic Search.” 12th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART 2020), 2020. PDF Cite

BibTeX
@inproceedings{sam-2020-DPSM,
  author    = {Sam, Tyler and Williams, Jake and Tadesse, Abel and Sun, Huey and Monta{\~n}ez, George D},
  editor    = {Ana Paula Rocha and
               Luc Steels and
               H. Jaap van den Herik},
  title     = {{Decomposable Probability-of-Success Metrics in Algorithmic Search}},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Agents and Artificial
               Intelligence, {ICAART} 2020, Volume 2, Valletta, Malta, February 22-24,
               2020},
  pages     = {785--792},
  publisher = {{SCITEPRESS}},
  year      = {2020},
  url       = {https://doi.org/10.5220/0009098807850792},
  doi       = {10.5220/0009098807850792},
  timestamp = {Tue, 14 Apr 2020 10:44:02 +0200},
  biburl    = {https://dblp.org/rec/conf/icaart/SamWTSM20.bib}
}

2020 Lauw J, Macias D, Trikha A, Vendemiatti J, Montañez G, “The Bias-Expressivity Trade-off.” 12th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART 2020), 2020.
(16% acceptance rate for full papers.)
—Awarded Best Paper PDF Cite

BibTeX
@inproceedings{lauw2020bias,
  author    = {Lauw, Julius and Macias, Dominique and Trikha, Akshay and Vendemiatti, Julia and Monta{\~n}ez, George D},
  editor    = {Ana Paula Rocha and
               Luc Steels and
               H. Jaap van den Herik},
  title     = {{The Bias-Expressivity Trade-off}},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Agents and Artificial
               Intelligence, {ICAART} 2020, Volume 2, Valletta, Malta, February 22-24,
               2020},
  pages     = {141--150},
  publisher = {{SCITEPRESS}},
  year      = {2020},
  url       = {https://doi.org/10.5220/0008959201410150},
  doi       = {10.5220/0008959201410150},
  timestamp = {Tue, 14 Apr 2020 10:44:02 +0200},
  biburl    = {https://dblp.org/rec/conf/icaart/LauwMTVM20.bib}
}

2020 Sandoval Segura P, Lauw J, Bashir D, Shah K, Sehra S, Macias D, Montañez G, “The Labeling Distribution Matrix (LDM): A Tool for Estimating Machine Learning Algorithm Capacity.” 12th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART 2020), 2020. PDF Cite

BibTeX
@inproceedings{pss2020LDM,
  author    = {Sandoval Segura, Pedro and Lauw, Julius and Bashir, Daniel and Shah, Kinjal and Sehra, Sonia and Macias, Dominique and Monta{\~n}ez, George D},
  editor    = {Ana Paula Rocha and
               Luc Steels and
               H. Jaap van den Herik},
  title     = {{The Labeling Distribution Matrix (LDM): A Tool for Estimating
               Machine Learning Algorithm Capacity}},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Agents and Artificial
               Intelligence, {ICAART} 2020, Volume 2, Valletta, Malta, February 22-24,
               2020},
  pages     = {980--986},
  publisher = {{SCITEPRESS}},
  year      = {2020},
  url       = {https://doi.org/10.5220/0009178209800986},
  doi       = {10.5220/0009178209800986},
  timestamp = {Tue, 14 Apr 2020 10:44:02 +0200},
  biburl    = {https://dblp.org/rec/conf/icaart/SeguraLBSSMM20.bib}
}

2020 Montañez G, Sanders L, Deshong H, “Minimal Complexity Requirements for Proteins and Other Combinatorial Recognition Systems.” 11th International Conference on Bioinformatics Models, Methods and Algorithms (BIOINFORMATICS 2020), 2020. PDF Cite

BibTeX
@inproceedings{montanez2020MCR,
  author    = {Monta{\~n}ez, George D and Sanders, Laina and Deshong, Howard C.},
  editor    = {Elisabetta De Maria and
               Ana L. N. Fred and
               Hugo Gamboa},
  title     = {{Minimal Complexity Requirements for Proteins and Other Combinatorial
               Recognition Systems}},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on Biomedical
               Engineering Systems and Technologies {(BIOSTEC} 2020) - Volume 3:
               BIOINFORMATICS, Valletta, Malta, February 24-26, 2020},
  pages     = {71--78},
  publisher = {{SCITEPRESS}},
  year      = {2020},
  url       = {https://doi.org/10.5220/0008856800710078},
  doi       = {10.5220/0008856800710078},
  timestamp = {Wed, 08 Apr 2020 17:54:21 +0200},
  biburl    = {https://dblp.org/rec/conf/biostec/MontanezSD20.bib}
}

2019 Neubert M, Montañez G, “Virtue as a Framework for the Design and Use of Artificial Intelligence.” Business Horizons, 2019. ISSN 0007-6813. PDF Cite

BibTeX
@article{NEUBERT2019,
title = {{Virtue as a Framework for the Design and Use of Artificial Intelligence}},
journal = {Business Horizons},
year = "2019",
issn = "0007-6813",
doi = "https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bushor.2019.11.001",
url = "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0007681319301545",
author = {Mitchell J. Neubert and George D. Monta{\~n}ez},
keywords = "AI ethics, Artificial intelligence, Business ethics, Corporate ethics, Ethical management"
}

2019 Montañez G, Hayase J, Lauw J, Macias D, Trikha A, Vendemiatti J, “The Futility of Bias-Free Learning and Search.” 32nd Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI 2019), 2019. 277–288 PDF Cite

BibTeX EndNote RefMan
@inproceedings{montanez2019futility,
  title={{The Futility of Bias-Free Learning and Search}},
  author={Monta{\~n}ez, George D and Hayase, Jonathan and Lauw, Julius and Macias, Dominique and Trikha, Akshay and Vendemiatti, Julia},
  booktitle={32nd Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence},
  pages={277--288},
  year={2019},
  organization={Springer}
}

2018 Montañez G, “A Unified Model of Complex Specified Information.” BIO-Complexity, 2018(4). 1–26. doi:10.5048/BIO-C.2018.4 PDF Cite

BibTeX EndNote RefMan
@article{montanez2018unified,
    author = {George D. Monta{\~n}ez},
    title = {{A Unified Model of Complex Specified Information}},
    journal = {BIO-Complexity},
    volume = {2018},
    number = {4},
    year = {2018}, 
    issn = {2151-7444},
    url = {http://bio-complexityBIO-CBIO-C.2018.4.org/ojs/index.php/main/article/view/BIO-C.2018.4}
}
                        

2017 Montañez G, “The Famine of Forte: Few Search Problems Greatly Favor Your Algorithm.” IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE SMC 2017), 2017. 477–482
—Awarded Best Student Paper PDF Cite

BibTeX EndNote RefMan
@inproceedings{montanez2017famine,
  title={{The Famine of Forte: Few Search Problems Greatly Favor Your Algorithm}},
  author={{Monta{\~n}ez}, George D},
  booktitle={Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), 2017 IEEE International Conference on},
  pages={477--482},
  year={2017},
  organization={IEEE}
}
                        

2017 Montañez G, “Estimating the Prevalence of Religious Content in Intelligent Design Social Media” IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IEEE IRI 2017), 2017. 462–470. PDF Cite

BibTeX EndNote RefMan
@inproceedings{montanez2017estimating,
  title={{Estimating the Prevalence of Religious Content in Intelligent Design Social Media}},
  author={{Monta{\~n}ez}, George D},
  booktitle={2017 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI)},
  pages={462--470},
  year={2017},
  organization={IEEE}
}
                        

2017 Montañez G, Shalizi CR, “The LICORS Cabinet: Nonparametric Light Cone Methods for Spatio-Temporal Modeling.” International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2017), 2017.
—Awarded INNS/Intel Best Student Paper
—Awarded Best Poster PDF Cite

BibTeX EndNote RefMan
@inproceedings{montanez2017licors,
  title={{The LICORS cabinet: Nonparametric Light Cone Methods for Spatio-Temporal Modeling}},
  author={{Monta{\~n}ez}, George D and {Shalizi}, Cosma Rohilla},
  booktitle={Neural Networks (IJCNN), 2017 International Joint Conference on},
  pages={2811--2819},
  year={2017},
  organization={IEEE}
}
                        

2016 Montañez G, “Detecting Intelligence: The Turing Test and Other Design Detection Methodologies.” 8th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART 2016), 2016. 517-523. PDF Cite

BibTeX EndNote RefMan
@conference{montanez-2016-detecting,
    author={Monta{\~n}ez, George D},
    title={{Detecting Intelligence: The Turing Test and Other Design Detection Methodologies}},
    booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence},
    year={2016},
    pages={517-523},
    doi={10.5220/0005823705170523},
    isbn={978-989-758-172-4}
}
                        

2015 Montañez G, Amizadeh S & Laptev N, “Inertial Hidden Markov Models: Modeling Change in Multivariate Time Series.” AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2015), 2015. 1819-1825 PDF Cite

BibTeX EndNote RefMan
@inproceedings{montanez2015inertial,
  title={{Inertial Hidden Markov Models: Modeling Change in Multivariate Time Series}},
  author={Monta{\~n}ez, George D and Amizadeh, Saeed and Laptev, Nikolay},
  booktitle={Twenty-Ninth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2015)},
  pages={1819--1825},
  year={2015}
}
                        

2014 Montañez G, White RW & Huang X, “Cross-Device Search.” In Proceedings of the 23rd ACM International Conference on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2014) (pp. 1669-1678). ACM.
—Awarded Best Paper PDF Cite

BibTeX EndNote RefMan
@inproceedings{montanez2014cross,
  title={{Cross-Device Search},
  author={Monta{\~n}ez, George D and White, Ryen W and Huang, Xiao},
  booktitle={Proceedings of the 23rd ACM International Conference on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2014)},
  pages={1669--1678},
  year={2014},
  organization={ACM}
}
                        

2013 Montañez G, Cho YR, “Predicting False Positives of Protein-Protein Interaction Data by Semantic Similarity Measures.” Current Bioinformatics (Journal version of CIBCB 2012 paper). PDF Cite

BibTeX EndNote RefMan
@article{montanez2013predicting,
  title={{Predicting False Positives of Protein-Protein Interaction Data by Semantic Similarity Measures}},
  author={Monta{\~n}ez, George D and Cho, Young-Rae},
  journal={Current Bioinformatics},
  volume={8},
  number={3},
  pages={339--346},
  year={2013},
  publisher={Bentham Science Publishers}
}
                        

2013 Montañez G, “Information Transmission through Genetic Algorithm Fitness Maps.” Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2013 IEEE Congress on, 2013. 756-763  PDF Cite

BibTeX EndNote RefMan
@inproceedings{montanez2013information,
  title={{Information Transmission Through Genetic Algorithm Fitness Maps}},
  author={Monta{\~n}ez, George D},
  booktitle={Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2013 IEEE Congress on},
  pages={756--763},
  year={2013},
  organization={IEEE}
}
                        

2013 Montañez G, “Bounding the Number of Favorable Functions in Stochastic Search.” Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2013 IEEE Congress on, 2013. 3019-3026 PDF Cite

BibTeX EndNote RefMan
@inproceedings{montanez2013bounding,
  title={{Bounding the Number of Favorable Functions in Stochastic Search}},
  author={Monta{\~n}ez, George D},
  booktitle={Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2013 IEEE Congress on},
  pages={3019--3026},
  year={2013},
  organization={IEEE}
}
                        

2013 Montañez G, Marks II RJ, Fernandez J & Sanford JC, “Multiple overlapping genetic codes profoundly reduce the probability of beneficial mutation.” Biological Information—New Perspectives. World Scientific, Singapore (2013): 139-167. PDF Cite

BibTeX EndNote RefMan
@inbook{montanez2013multipleoverlapping,
    author = {George D. Monta{\~n}ez and Robert J. Marks II and Jorge Fernandez and John C. Sanford},
    title = {{Multiple Overlapping Genetic Codes Profoundly Reduce the Probability of Beneficial Mutation}},
    booktitle = {Biological Information-New Perspectives},
    chapter = {7},
    pages = {139-167},
    doi = {10.1142/9789814508728_0006},
    URL = {http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/9789814508728_0006},
    eprint = {http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/pdf/10.1142/9789814508728_0006},
    publisher = {WORLD SCIENTIFIC},
    year = {2013}
}
                        

2012 Montañez G, Cho YR, “Assessing Reliability of Protein-Protein Interactions by Gene Ontology Integration.” Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CIBCB 2012), 2012 IEEE Symposium on PDF Cite

BibTeX EndNote RefMan
@inproceedings{montanez2012assessing,
  title={{Assessing Reliability of Protein-Protein Interactions by Gene Ontology Integration}},
  author={Monta{\~n}ez, George D and Cho, Young-Rae},
  booktitle={Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CIBCB), 2012 IEEE Symposium on},
  pages={21--27},
  year={2012},
  organization={IEEE}
}
                        

2010 Montañez G, Ewert W, Dembski WA & Marks II RJ, “A vivisection of the ev computer organism: Identifying sources of active information.” BIO-Complexity 2010(3):1-6. PDF Cite

BibTeX EndNote RefMan
@article{montanez2010vivisection,
  title={{A Vivisection of the ev Computer Organism: Identifying Sources of Active Information},
  author={Monta{\~n}ez, George D and Ewert, Winston and Dembski, William A and Marks II, Robert J},
  journal={BIO-Complexity},
  doi={10.5048/BIO-C.2010.3},
  volume={2010},
  pages={1-6},
  year={2010}
}
                        

2010 Ewert W, Montañez G, Dembski WA & Marks II RJ, “Efficient per query information extraction from a hamming oracle.” 42nd Southeastern Symposium on System Theory (SSST 2010), 290-297 PDF Cite

BibTeX EndNote RefMan
@inproceedings{ewert2010efficient,
  title={{Efficient Per Query Information Extraction from a Hamming Oracle}},
  author={Ewert, Winston and Monta{\~n}ez, George D and Dembski, William A and Marks, Robert J},
  booktitle={42nd Southeastern Symposium on System Theory (SSST 2010)},
  pages={290--297},
  year={2010},
  organization={IEEE}
}