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Simulated Evolution and Learning: Second Asia-Pacific Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning, SEAL'98, Canberra, Australia, November 24-27, 1998 Selected Papers / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed post-workshop proceedings of the Second Asia-Pacific Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning, SEAL '98, held in Canberra, Australia in November 1998.
The 59 revised papers presented were carefully selected during two rounds of reviewing from a total of initially 92 submissions. The book covers a wide range of topics in simulated evolution and learning, from self-adaption to dynamic modelling, from reinforcement learning to agent systems, from evolutionary games to evolutionary economics, from theoretical results to successful applications, etc.

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Table of Contents

Natural Computation 1
Multiple Lagrange Multiplier Method for Constrained Evolutionary Optimization 2
Robust Evolution Strategies 10
Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for Solving the p-Median Problem 18
Correction of Reflection Lines Using Genetic Algorithms 26
Adaptation under Changing Environments with Various Rates of Inheritance of Acquired Characters: Comparison between Darwinian and Lamarckian Evolution 34
Dynamic Control of Adaptive Parameters in Evolutionary Programming 42
Information Operator Scheduling by Genetic Algorithms 50
Solving-Radial Topology Constrained Problems with Evolutionary Algorithms 58
Automating Space Allocation in Higher Education 66
Application of Genetic Algorithm and k-Nearest Neighbour Method in Medical Fraud Detection 74
Evolution of Reference Sets in Nearest Neighbor Classification 82
Investigation of a Cellular Genetic Algorithm that Mimies Landscape Ecology 90
Quantifying Neighborhood Preservation: Joint Properties of Evolutionary and Unsupervised Neural Learning 98
Neural Networks and Evolutionary Algorithms for the Prediction of Thermodynamic Properties for Chemical Engineering 106
Evolving FPGA Based Cellular Automata 114
Asynchronous Island Parallel GA Using Multiform Subpopulations 122
Multiple Sequence Alignment using Parallel Genetic Algorithms 130
Evolving Logic Programs to Classify Chess-Endgame Positions 138
Genetic Programming with Active Data Selection 146
Evolutionary Programming-Based Uni-vector Field Method for Fast Mobile Robot Navigation 154
Evolution with Learning Adaptive Functions 162
Modelling Plant Breeding Programs as Search Strategies on a Complex Response Surface 171
Generating Equations with Genetic Programming for Control of a Movable Inverted Pendulum 179
A Hybrid Tabu Search Algorithm for the Nurse Rostering Problem 187
Reinforcement Learning: Past, Present and Future 195
A Reinforcement Learning with Condition Reduced Fuzz Rules 198
Generality and Conciseness of Submodels in Hierarchical Fuzzy Modeling 206
Using Evolutionary Programming to Optimize the Allocation of Surveillance Assets 215
Applying the Evolutionary Neural Networks with Genetic Algorithms to Control a Rolling Inverted Pendulum 223
Evolving Cooperative Actions Among Heterogeneous Agents by an Evolutionary Programming Method 231
Cooperative Works for Welfare Agent Robot and Human Using Chaotic Evolutionary Computation 240
Evolutionary Computation for Intelligent Agents Based on Chaotic Retrieval and Soft DNA 251
A Study of Bayesian Clustering of a Document Set Based on GA 260
An Evolutionary Approach in Quantitative Spectroscopy 268
Evolutionary Recognition of Features from CAD Data 276
Modeling Strategies as Generous and Greedy in Prisoner's Dilemma Like Games 285
Using Genetic Algorithms to Simulate the Evolution of an Oligopoly Game 293
An Evolutionary Study on Cooperation in N-person Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma Game 301
Simulating a N-person Multi-stage Game for Making a State 309
Learning from Linguistic Rules and Rule Extraction for Function Approximation by Neural Networks 317
Can a Niching Method Locate Multiple Attractors Embedded in the Hopfield Network? 325
Time Series Prediction by Using Negatively Correlated Neural Networks 333
Animating the Evolution Process of Genetic Algorithms 341
Analysis on the Island Model Parallel Genetic Algorithms for the Genetic Drifts 349
A Paradox of Neural Encoders and Decoders or Why Don't We Talk Backwards? 357
Continuous Optimization Using Elite Genetic Algorithms With Adaptive Mutations 365
Evolutionary Systems Applied to the Synthesis of a CPU Controller 373
Novel Models in Evolutionary Designing 381
Co-evolution, Determinism and Robustness 389
Co-operative Evolution of a Neural Classifier and Feature Subset 397
Optimal Power Flow Method Using Evolutionary Programming 405
Grammatical Development of Evolutionary Modular Neural Networks 413
Hybridized Neural Network and Genetic Algorithms for Solving Nonlinear Integer Programming Problem 421
Evolution of Gene Coordination Networks 430
Adaptive Simulation: An Implementation Framework 438
A Model of Mutual Associative Memory for Simulations of Evolution and Learning 446
The Application of Cellular Automata to the Consumer's Theory: Simulating a Duopolistic Market 454
Object-oriented Genetic Algorithm based Artificial Neural Network for Load Forecasting 462
Author Index 471
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