Applications of Evolutionary Computing: EvoWorkshops 2007:EvoCOMNET, EvoFIN, EvoIASP, EvoINTERACTION, EvoMUSART, EvoSTOC, and EvoTransLog, Valencia, Spain, April 11-13, 2007, Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed joint proceedings of seven workshops on evolutionary computing, EvoWorkshops 2007, held in Valencia, Spain in April 2007. It examines evolutionary computation in communications, networks, and connected systems; finance and economics; image analysis and signal processing; and transportation and logistics. Coverage also details evolutionary algorithms in shastic and dynamic environments.

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EvoCOMNET Contributions.- Performance of Ant Routing Algorithms When Using TCP.- Evolving Buffer Overflow Attacks with Detector Feedback.- Genetic Representations for Evolutionary Minimization of Network Coding Resources.- Bacterial Foraging Algorithm with Varying Population for Optimal Power Flow.- An Ant Algorithm for the Steiner Tree Problem in Graphs.- Message Authentication Prool Based on Cellular Automata.- An Adaptive Global-Local Memetic Algorithm to Discover Resources in P2P Networks.- Evolutionary Computation for Quality of Service Internet Routing Optimization.- BeeSensor: A Bee-Inspired Power Aware Routing Prool for Wireless Sensor Networks.- Radio Network Design Using Population-Based Incremental Learning and Grid Computing with BOINC.- Evaluation of Different Metaheuristics Solving the RND Problem.- A Comparative Investigation on Heuristic Optimization of WCDMA Radio Networks.- Design of a User Space Software Suite for Probabilistic Routing in Ad-Hoc Networks.- Empirical Validation of a Gossiping Communication Mechanism for Parallel EAs.- A Transport-Layer Based Simultaneous Access Scheme in Integrated WLAN/UMTS Mobile Networks.- Simplified Transformer Winding Modelling and Parameter Identification Using Particle Swarm Optimiser with Passive Congregation.- A Decentralized Hierarchical Aggregation Scheme Using Fermat Points in Wireless Sensor Networks.- A Gateway Access-Point Selection Problem and Traffic Balancing in Wireless Mesh Networks.- EvoFIN Contributions.- A Genetic Programming Approach for Bankruptcy Prediction Using a Highly Unbalanced Database.- Multi-objective Optimization Technique Based on Co-evolutionary Interactions in Multi-agent System.- Quantum-Inspired Evolutionary Algorithms for Calibration of the VG Option Pricing Model.- An Evolutionary Computation Approach to Scenario-Based Risk-Return Portfolio Optimization for General Risk Measures.- Building Risk-Optimal Portfolio Using Evolutionary Strategies.- Comparison of Evolutionary Techniques for Value-at-Risk Calculation.- Using Kalman-Filtered Radial Basis Function Networks to Forecast Changes in the ISEQ Index.- Business Intelligence for Strategic Marketing: Predictive Modelling of Customer Behaviour Using Fuzzy Logic and Evolutionary Algorithms.- EvoIASP Contributions.- Particle Swarm Optimization for Object Detection and Segmentation.- Satellite Image Registration by Distributed Differential Evolution.- Harmonic Estimation Using a Global Search Optimiser.- An Online EHW Pattern Recognition System Applied to Face Image Recognition.- Learning and Recognition of Hand-Drawn Shapes Using Generative Genetic Programming.- Multiclass Object Recognition Based on Texture Linear Genetic Programming.- Evolutionary Brain Computer Interfaces.- A Genetic Programming Approach to Feature Selection and Classification of Instantaneous Cognitive States.- A Memetic Differential Evolution in Filter Design for Defect Detection in Paper Production.- Optimal Triangulation in 3D Computer Vision Using a Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithm.- Genetic Programming for Image Recognition: An LGP Approach.- Evolving Texture Features by Genetic Programming.- Euclidean Distance Fit of Ellipses with a Genetic Algorithm.- A Particle Swarm Optimizer Applied to Soft Morphological Filters for Periodic Noise Reduction.- Fast Genetic Scan Matching Using Corresponding Point Measurements in Mobile Robotics.- Overcompressing JPEG Images with Evolution Algorithms.- Towards Dynamic Fitness Based Partitioning for IntraVascular UltraSound Image Analysis.- Comparison Between Genetic Algorithms and the Baum-Welch Algorithm in Learning HMMs for Human Activity Classification.- Unsupervised Evolutionary Segmentation Algorithm Based on Texture Analysis.- Evolutionary Approaches for Automatic 3D Modeling of Skulls in Forensic Identification.- Scale Invariance for Evolved Interest Operators.- Application of the Univariate Marginal Distribution Algorithm to Mixed Analogue - Digital Circuit Design and Optimisation.- EvoINTERACTION Contributions.- Interactive Texture Design Using IEC Framework.- Towards an Interactive, Generative Design System: Integrating a ‘Build and Evolve’ Approach with Machine Learning for Complex Freeform Design.- An Interactive Graphics Rendering Optimizer Based on Immune Algorithm.- Human Mosaic Creation Through Agents and Interactive Genetic Algorithms Applied to Videogames Movements.- EvoMUSART Contributions.- Self-organizing Bio-inspired Sound Transformation.- An Evolutionary Approach to Computer-Aided Orchestration.- Evolution of Animated Photomosaics.- Environments for Sonic Ecologies.- Creating Soundscapes Using Evolutionary Spatial Control.- Toward Greater Artistic Control for Interactive Evolution of Images and Animation.- Evolutionary Assistance in Alliteration and Allelic Drivel.- Evolutionary GUIs for Sound Synthesis.- Evolving Music Generation with SOM-Fitness Genetic Programming.- An Automated Music Improviser Using a Genetic Algorithm Driven Synthesis Engine.- Interactive GP with Tree Representation of Classical Music Pieces.- Evolutionary Methods for Melodic Sequences Generation from Non-linear Dynamic Systems.- Music Composition Using Harmony Search Algorithm.- Curve, Draft, and Style: Three Steps to the Image.- GISMO2: An Application for Agent-Based Composition.- EvoSTOC Contributions.- Variable-Size Memory Evolutionary Algorithm to Deal with Dynamic Environments.- Genetic Algorithms with Elitism-Based Immigrants for Changing Optimization Problems.- Triggered Memory-Based Swarm Optimization in Dynamic Environments.- Experimental Comparison of Replacement Strategies in Steady State Genetic Algorithms for the Dynamic MKP.- Understanding the Semantics of the Genetic Algorithm in Dynamic Environments.- EvoTRANSLOG Contributions.- Simultaneous Origin-Destination Matrix Estimation in Dynamic Traffic Networks with Evolutionary Computing.- Evolutionary Combinatorial Programming for Discrete Road Network Design with Reliability Requirements.- Intelligent Traffic Control Decision Support System.- An Ant-Based Heuristic for the Railway Traveling Salesman Problem.- Enhancing a MOACO for Solving the Bi-criteria Pathfinding Problem for a Military Unit in a Realistic Battlefield.- GRASP with Path Relinking for the Capacitated Arc Routing Problem with Time Windows.- Multi-objective Supply Chain Optimization: An Industrial Case Study.- Scheduling a Fuzzy Flowshop Problem with Flexible Due Dates Using Ant Colony Optimization.

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