Applications of Evolutionary Computing: EvoWorkshops 2006: EvoBIO, EvoCOMNET, EvoHOT, EvoIASP, EvoINTERACTION, EvoMUSART, and EvoSTOC, Budapest, Hungary, April 10-12, 2006, Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book presents the refereed joint proceedings of seven workshops on evolutionary computing, EvoWorkshops 2006, held in Budapest in April 2006. 65 revised full papers and 13 revised short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 149 submissions. The book is organized in topical sections including evolutionary bioinformatics, evolutionary computation in communications, networks, and connected systems, and more.

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EvoBIO Contributions.- Functional Classification of G-Protein Coupled Receptors, Based on Their Specific Ligand Coupling Patterns.- Incorporating Biological Domain Knowledge into Cluster Validity Assessment.- A Novel Mathematical Model for the Optimization of DNA–Chip Design and Its Implementation.- A Hybrid GA/SVM Approach for Gene Selection and Classification of Microarray Data.- Multi-stage Evolutionary Algorithms for Efficient Identification of Gene Regulatory Networks.- Human Papillomavirus Risk Type Classification from Protein Sequences Using Support Vector Machines.- Hierarchical Clustering, Languages and Cancer.- Robust SVM-Based Biomarker Selection with Noisy Mass Spectrometric Proteomic Data.- On the Use of Variable Complementarity for Feature Selection in Cancer Classification.- Comparison of Neural Network Optimization Approaches for Studies of Human Genetics.- Obtaining Biclusters in Microarrays with Population-Based Heuristics.- Multiple Sequence Alignment Based on Set Covers.- A Methodology for Determining Amino-Acid Substitution Matrices from Set Covers.- Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm for Discovering Peptide Binding Motifs.- Mining Structural Databases: An Evolutionary Multi-Objetive Conceptual Clustering Methodology.- Optimal Selection of Microarray Analysis Methods Using a Conceptual Clustering Algorithm.- Microarray Probe Design Using—-Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms with Thermodynamic Criteria.- An Algorithm for the Automated Verification of DNA Supercontig Assemblies.- From HP Lattice Models to Real Proteins: Coordination Number Prediction Using Learning Classifier Systems.- Conditional Random Fields for Predicting and Analyzing Histone Occupancy, Acetylation and Methylation Areas in DNA Sequences.- DNA Fragment Assembly: An Ant Colony System Approach.- EvoCOMNET Contributions.- BeeHiveGuard: A Step Towards Secure Nature Inspired Routing Algorithms.- Optimal Broadcasting in Metropolitan MANETs Using Multiobjective Scatter Search.- Evolutionary Design of OAB and AAB Communication Schedules for Interconnection Networks.- A Multiagent Algorithm for Graph Partitioning.- Tracing Denial of Service Origin: Ant Colony Approach.- EvoHOT Contributions.- Optimisation of Constant Matrix Multiplication Operation Hardware Using a Genetic Algorithm.- Finding Compact BDDs Using Genetic Programming.- Efficient Evolutionary Approaches for the Data Ordering Problem with Inversion.- GRACE: Generative Robust Analog Circuit Exploration.- On the Practical Limits of the Evolutionary Digital Filter Design at the Gate Level.- EvoIASP Contributions.- Image Space Colonization Algorithm.- Enhancement of an Automatic Fingerprint Identification System Using a Genetic Algorithm and Genetic Programming.- Evolutionary Singularity Filter Bank Optimization for Fingerprint Image Enhancement.- Evolutionary Generation of Prototypes for a Learning Vector Quantization Classifier.- Automatic Classification of Handsegmented Image Parts with Differential Evolution.- Mixed-Integer Evolution Strategies and Their Application to Intravascular Ultrasound Image Analysis.- The Honeybee Search Algorithm for Three-Dimensional Reconstruction.- Improving the Segmentation Stage of a Pedestrian Tracking Video-Based System by Means of Evolution Strategies.- An Adaptive Shastic Collision Detection Between Deformable Objects Using Particle Swarm Optimization.- Genetic Programming for Automatic Stress Detection in Spoken English.- Localisation Fitness in GP for Object Detection.- Immune Multiobjective Optimization Algorithm for Unsupervised Feature Selection.- Classifying and Counting Vehicles in Traffic Control Applications.- A Neural Evolutionary Classification Method for Brain-Wave Analysis.- Differential Evolution Applied to a Multimodal Information Theoretic Optimization Problem.- Artificial Life Models in Lung CTs.- Learning High-Level Visual Concepts Using Attributed Primitives and Genetic Programming.- Evolutionary Denoising Based on an Estimation of Hölder Exponents with Oscillations.- Probability Evolutionary Algorithm Based Human Body Tracking.- EvoINTERACTION Contributions.- On Interactive Evolution Strategies.- An Experimental Comparative Study for Interactive Evolutionary Computation Problems.- Creating Chance by New Interactive Evolutionary Computation: Bipartite Graph Based Interactive Genetic Algorithm.- Interactive Evolutionary Computation Framework and the On-Chance Operator for Product Design.- Practically Applying Interactive Genetic Algorithms to Customers’ Designs on a Customizable C2C Framework: Entrusting Select Operations to IGA Users.- Evaluation of Sequential, Multi-objective, and Parallel Interactive Genetic Algorithms for Multi-objective Floor Plan Optimisation.- EvoMUSART Contributions.- Supervised Genetic Search for Parameter Selection in Painterly Rendering.- Robot Paintings Evolved Using Simulated Robots.- Consensual Paintings.- Using Physiological Signals to Evolve Art.- Science of Networks and Music: A New Approach on Musical Analysis and Creation.- Continuous-Time Recurrent Neural Networks for Generative and Interactive Musical Performance.- Synthesising Timbres and Timbre-Changes from Adjectives/Adverbs.- Modelling Expressive Performance: A Regression Tree Approach Based on Strongly Typed Genetic Programming.- Evolutionary Musique Concrète.- A Connectionist Architecture for the Evolution of Rhythms.- MovieGene: Evolutionary Video Production Based on Genetic Algorithms and Cinematic Properties.- Audible Convergence for Optimal Base Melody Extension with Statistical Genre-Specific Interval Distance Evaluation.- A Two-Stage Autonomous Evolutionary Music Composer.- Layered Genetical Algorithms Evolving into Musical Accompaniment Generation.- EvoSTOC Contributions.- A Preliminary Study on Handling Uncertainty in Indicator-Based Multiobjective Optimization.- Fluctuating Crosstalk as a Source of Deterministic Noise and Its Effects on GA Scalability.- Integrating Techniques from Statistical Ranking into Evolutionary Algorithms.- The Role of Representations in Dynamic Knapsack Problems.- The Effect of Building Block Construction on the Behavior of the GA in Dynamic Environments: A Case Study Using the Shaky Ladder Hyperplane-Defined Functions.- Associative Memory Scheme for Genetic Algorithms in Dynamic Environments.- Bayesian Optimization Algorithms for Dynamic Problems.- Prudent-Daring vs Tolerant Survivor Selection Schemes in Control Design of Electric Drives.

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