Applications of Evolutionary Computing: EvoWorkshop 2003: EvoBIO, EvoCOP, EvoIASP, EvoMUSART, EvoROB, and EvoSTIM, Essex, UK, April 14-16, 2003, Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the joint refereed proceedings of six workshops, EvoWorkshops 2003, held together with EuroGP 2003 in Essex, UK in April 2003.

The 63 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 109 submissions. In accordance with the six workshops covered , the papers are organized in topical sections on bioinformatics, combinatorial optimization, image analysis and signal processing, evolutionary music and art, evolutionary robotics, and scheduling and timetabling.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540009764
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/29/2003
  • Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series , #2611
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 708
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.47 (d)

Table of Contents

Artificial Immune System for Classification of Cancer 1
Pattern Search in Molecules with FANS: Preliminary Results 11
Applying Memetic Algorithms to the Analysis of Microarray Data 22
Gene Network Reconstruction Using a Distributed Genetic Algorithm with a Backprop Local Search 33
Promoter Prediction with a GP-Automaton 44
Chromosomal Breakpoint Detection in Human Cancer 54
Discovering Haplotypes in Linkage Disequilibrium Mapping with an Adaptive Genetic Algorithm 66
Genetic Algorithms for Gene Expression Analysis 76
Comparison of AdaBoost and Genetic Programming for Combining Neural Networks for Drug Discovery 87
Cross Validation Consistency for the Assessment of Genetic Programming Results in Microarray Studies 99
Algorithms for Identification Key Generation and Optimization with Application to Yeast Identification 107
Generalisation and Model Selection in Supervised Learning with Evolutionary Computation 119
Genetic Algorithms on NK-Landscapes: Effects of Selection, Drift, Mutation, and Recombination 131
Multilevel Heuristic Algorithm for Graph Partitioning 143
Experimental Comparison of Two Evolutionary Algorithms for the Independent Set Problem 154
New Ideas for Applying Ant Colony Optimization to the Probabilistic TSP 165
An Experimental Comparison of Two Different Encoding Schemes for the Location of Base Stations in Cellular Networks 176
Landscape State Machines: Tools for Evolutionary Algorithm Performance Analyses and Landscape/Algorithm Mapping 187
Constrained Coverage Optimisation for Mobile Cellular Networks 199
Combinations of Local Search and Exact Algorithms 211
On Confidence Intervals for the Number of Local Optima 224
Searching for Maximum Cliques with Ant Colony Optimization 236
A Study of Greedy, Local Search, and Ant Colony Optimization Approaches for Car Sequencing Problems 246
Evolutionary Computing for the Satisfiability Problem 258
Guiding Single-Objective Optimization Using Multi-objective Methods 268
A Genetic Algorithm for the Index Selection Problem 280
A Template Approach to Producing Incremental Objective Cost Functions for Local Search Meta-heuristics 291
Analyzing a Unified Ant System for the VRP and Some of Its Variants 300
Adapting to Complexity During Search in Combinatorial Landscapes 311
Search Space Analysis of the Linear Ordering Problem 322
Ant Algorithms for the University Course Timetabling Problem with Regard to the State-of-the-Art 334
Multiple Genetic Snakes for Bone Segmentation 346
Mobile Robot Sensor Fusion Using Flies 357
Anticipating Bankruptcy Reorganisation from Raw Financial Data Using Grammatical Evolution 368
GAME-HDL: Implementation of Evolutionary Algorithms Using Hardware Description Languages 378
Evolutionary Approach to Discovery of Classification Rules from Remote Sensing Images 388
Hybrid Evolution Strategy-Downhill Simplex Algorithm for Inverse Light Scattering Problems 399
Accurate L-Corner Measurement Using USEF Functions and Evolutionary Algorithms 410
On Two Approaches to Image Processing Algorithm Design for Binary Images Using GP 422
Restoration of Old Documents with Genetic Algorithms 432
The Effectiveness of Cost Based Subtree Caching Mechanisms in Typed Genetic Programming for Image Segmentation 444
Pixel Statistics and False Alarm Area in Genetic Programming for Object Detection 455
The Emergence of Social Learning in Artificial Societies 467
Tabula Rasa: A Case Study in Evolutionary Curation 479
MusicBlox: A Real-Time Algorithmic Composition System Incorporating a Distributed Interactive Genetic Algorithm 490
Towards a Prehistory of Evolutionary and Adaptive Computation in Music 502
ArtiE-Fract: The Artist's Viewpoint 510
Evolutionary Music and the Zipf-Mandelbrot Law: Developing Fitness Functions for Pleasant Music 522
Genophone: Evolving Sounds and Integral Performance Parameter Mappings 535
Genetic Improvisation Model (A Framework for Real-Time Performance Environments) 547
On the Development of Critics in Evolutionary Computation Artists 559
Genetic Algorithms for the Generation of Models with Micropopulations 570
Evolution of Collective Behavior in a Team of Physically Linked Robots 581
Exploring the T-Maze: Evolving Learning-Like Robot Behaviors Using CTRNNs 593
Competitive Co-evolution of Predator and Prey Sensory-Motor Systems 605
Evolving Spiking Neuron Controllers for Phototaxis and Phonotaxis 616
Evolving Neural Networks for the Control of a Lenticular Blimp 626
Evolving Symbolic Controllers 638
Evolving Motion of Robots with Muscles 651
Behavioural Plasticity in Autonomous Agents: A Comparison between Two Types of Controller 661
DNA Based Algorithms for Some Scheduling Problems 673
Learning Action Strategies for Planning Domains Using Genetic Programming 684
Routing Using Evolutionary Agents and Proactive Transactions 696
Author Index 707
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