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Adaptive Computing in Design and Manufacture VI : Adaptive Computing in Design and Manufacture Conference - I.C. Parmee

Adaptive Computing in Design and Manufacture VI

Adaptive Computing in Design and Manufacture Conference

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The Adaptive Computing in Design and Manufacture conference series has become a well-established, largely application-oriented meeting recognised by several UK Engineering Institutions and the International Society of Genetic and Evolutionary Computing. The main theme of the series relates to the integration of evolutionary and adaptive computing technologies with design and manufacturing processes whilst also taking into account complementary advanced computing technologies. Evolutionary and adaptive computing techniques continue to increase their penetration of industrial and commercial practice as awareness of their powerful search, exploration and optimisation capabilities becomes ever more prevalent, and increasing desk-top computational capability renders stochastic population-based search a far more viable proposition. There has been a significant increase in the development and integration of commercial software tools utilising adaptive computing technologies and the emergence of related commercial research and consultancy organisations supporting the introduction of best practice in terms of industrial utilisation. The book is comprised of selected papers that cover a diverse set of industrial application areas including engineering design and design environments and manufacturing process design, scheduling and control. Various aspects of search, exploration and optimisation are investigated in the context of integration with industrial processes including multi-objective and constraint satisfaction, development and utilization of meta-models, algorithm and strategy development and human-centric evolutionary approaches. The role of agent-based and neural net technologies in terms of supporting search processes and providing an alternative simulation environment is also explored. This collection of papers will be of particular interest to both industrial researchers and practitioners in addition to the academic research communities across engineering, operational research and computer science.

The everyday engineering of organizational and engineering innovationp. 3
Mixing maths with casesp. 13
Morphogenic evolutionary design : cellular automata representations in topological structural designp. 25
Design search and optimisation using radial basis functions with regression capabilitiesp. 39
Genetic programming within civil engineeringp. 51
Enhancing automated process design with cognitive agents, distributed software components and Web repositoriesp. 63
Robust solutions in engineering design - stochastic simulation vs. DACEp. 75
Adaptive search for an optimum in a problem of oil stabilisation process designp. 87
Application of artificial neural networks in differential pulse code modulation schemep. 99
Job-shop scheduling using the clonal selection techniquep. 113
Genetic optimisation of machine tool pathsp. 125
Automating the analysis of wafer data using adaptive resonance theory networksp. 137
Job shop scheduling using multi-agent systemsp. 149
Tool wear prediction approach for turning operations based on general regression neural network (GRNN) techniquep. 161
An efficient genetic algorithm to solve the manufacturing cell formation problemp. 173
Evolutionary simulated annealing algorithms for uncapacitated facility location problemsp. 185
A technique for evaluation of interactive evolutionary systemsp. 197
Interactive evolutionary strategy based discovery of image segmentation parametersp. 209
Extraction of emerging multi-objective design information from COGA datap. 221
Building compact rulesets for describing continuous-valued problem spaces using a learning classifier systemp. 235
Metamodel assisted multi-objective optimisation algorithms and their application in airfoil designp. 249
Mechanical component design for multiple objectives using generalised differential evolutionp. 261
Multidisciplinary aircraft conceptual design optimisation using a hierarchical asynchronous parallel evolutionary algorithm (HAPEA)p. 273
CSAA : a constraint satisfaction ant colony frameworkp. 285
Adaptive computing in support of traffic managementp. 295
An online hierarchical fuzzy rule based system for mobile robot controllersp. 309
Improving robot manipulator performance with adaptive neuro-controlp. 321
New strategies in differential evolutionp. 335
Balanced random and adaptive interval arithmetic for systems of linear interval equationsp. 347
An effective real parameter genetic algorithm for multi-modal optimisationp. 359
Dynamic graph drawing with a hybridized genetic algorithmp. 365
Quantum-inspired evolution algorithm : experimental analysisp. 377
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ISBN: 9781852338299
ISBN-10: 1852338296
Series: Adaptive Computing in Design and Manufacture Conference
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 391
Published: 11th May 2004
Publisher: Springer London Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.11
Weight (kg): 1.25