Working papers

Pichugin, Y., Peña, J., Rainey, P., & Traulsen, A. Fragmentation modes and the evolution of life cycles. (

dos Santos, M., & Peña, J. Antisocial rewarding in structured populations. (

Journal articles

Peña, J., Wu, B., Arranz, J., & Traulsen, A. (2016) Evolutionary games of multiplayer cooperation on graphs. PLOS Computational Biology 12(8): e1005059. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005059)

Nöldeke, G. & and Peña, J. (2016) The symmetric equilibria of symmetric voter participation games with complete information. Games and Economic Behavior, 99, 71-81. (doi:10.1016/j.geb.2016.06.016) (preprint)

Peña, J., Wu, B., & Traulsen, A. (2016) Ordering structured populations in multiplayer cooperation games. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 13: 20150881. (doi:10.1098/rsif.2015.0881)

Peña, J. & Nöldeke, G. (2016) Variability in group size and the evolution of collective action. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 389, 72-82. (doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2015.10.023)

Peña, J., Nöldeke, G., & Lehmann, L. (2015) Evolutionary dynamics of collective action in spatially structured populations. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 382, 122-136. (doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2015.06.039)

Peña, J., Lehmann, L., & Nöldeke, G. (2014) Gains from switching and evolutionary stability in multi-player matrix games. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 346, 23-33. (doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2013.12.016)

Peña, J. & Rochat, Y. (2012) Bipartite graphs as models of population structures in evolutionary multiplayer games. PLoS ONE, 7(9): e44514. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044514)

Peña, J. (2012) Group-size diversity in public goods games. Evolution, 66, 623-636. (doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01504.x)

Buesser, P., Peña, J., Pestelacci, E., & Tomassini, M. (2011) The influence of tie strength on evolutionary games on networks: an empirical investigation. Physica A, 390, 4502-4513. (doi:10.1016/j.physa.2011.07.021)

Peña, J., Pestelacci, E., Berchtold, A., & Tomassini, M. (2011) Participation costs can suppress the evolution of upstream reciprocity. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 273, 197-206. (doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2010.12.043)

Peña, J., Volken, H., Pestelacci, E., & Tomassini, M. (2009) Conformity hinders the evolution of cooperation on scale-free networks. Physical Review E, 80, 016110. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.80.016110)

Refereed proceedings (computer science)

Peña, J., Pestelacci, E., Tomassini, M., & Volken, H. (2009) Conformity and network effects in the prisoner’s dilemma. In Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, 2009, pp. 506-513. (doi:10.1109/CEC.2009.4982988)

Montes De Oca, M. A., Peña, J., Stützle, T., Pinciroli, C., & Dorigo, M. (2009) Heterogeneous particle swarm optimizers. In Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, 2009, pp. 698-705. (doi:10.1109/CEC.2009.4983013)

Peña, J. (2008) Conformist transmission and the evolution of cooperation. In Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 458-465. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. (link)

Peña, J. C., Peña, J., & Upegui, A. (2008) Evolutionary graph models with dynamic topologies on the ubichip. In Evolvable Systems: From Biology to Hardware. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference, ICES 2008. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5216, pp. 59-70. (doi:10.1007/978-3-540-85857-7_6)

Peña, J. (2008) Simple dynamic particle swarms without velocity. In Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference, ANTS 2008. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5217, pp. 144-154. (doi:10.1007/978-3-540-87527-7_13)

Peña, J. (2008) Theoretical and empirical study of particle swarms with additive stochasticity and different recombination operators. In Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, GECCO ’08, pp. 95-102. ACM, New York, NY. (doi: 10.1145/1389095.1389109)

Peña, J., & Upegui, A. (2007) A population-oriented architecture for particle swarms. In Proceedings of the Second NASA/ESA Conference on Adaptive Hardware and Systems, 2007, pp. 563-570. (doi: 10.1109/AHS.2007.14)

Peña, J., Upegui, A., & Sanchez, E. (2006) Particle swarm optimization with discrete recombination: an online optimizer for evolvable hardware. In Proceedings of the First NASA/ESA Conference on Adaptive Hardware and Systems, 2006, pp. 163-170. (doi:10.1109/AHS.2006.56)

Peña, J., Vanegas, M., & Valencia, A. (2006) Digital hardware architectures for Kohonen’s self-organizing feature maps with exponential neighboring function. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Reconfigurable Computing and FPGAs, 2006, pp. 1-8. (doi:10.1109/RECONF.2006.307761)