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Real-World Applications of Evolutionary Computing : Evoworkshops 2000: Evoiasp, Evoscondi, Evotel, Evostim, Evorob, and Evoflight, Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk, April 17, 2000 Proceedings - Stefano Cagnoni

Real-World Applications of Evolutionary Computing

Evoworkshops 2000: Evoiasp, Evoscondi, Evotel, Evostim, Evorob, and Evoflight, Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk, April 17, 2000 Proceedings

By: Stefano Cagnoni (Editor)

Paperback Published: 29th March 2000
ISBN: 9783540673538
Number Of Pages: 400

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The increasingly active eld of Evolutionary Computation (EC) provides val- ble tools, inspired by the theory of natural selection and genetic inheritance, to problem solving, machine learning, and optimization in many real-world app- cations. Despite some early intuitions about EC, that can be dated back to the - vention of computers, and a better formal de nition of EC, made in the 1960s, the quest for real-world applications of EC only began in the late 1980s. The dramatic increase in computer performances in the last decade of the 20th c- tury gave rise to a positive feedback process: EC techniques became more and more applicable, stimulating the growth of interest in their study, and allowing, in turn, new powerful EC paradigms to be devised. In parallel with new theoretical results, the number of elds to which EC is being applied is increasing day by day, along with the complexity of applications and application domains. In particular, industrially relevant elds, such as signal and image processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, industrial control, telecommunication, scheduling and timetabling, and aerospace engineering are employing EC techniques to solve complex real-world problems.

EvoIASP Talks
Special Purpose Image Convolution with Evolvable Hardwarep. 1
Stereoscopic Vision for a Humanoid Robot Using Genetic Programmingp. 12
A Faster Genetic Clustering Algorithmp. 22
Scene Interpretation Using Semantic Nets and Evolutionary Computationp. 34
Evolutionary Wavelet Bases in Signal Spacesp. 44
EvoIASP Posters
Finding Golf Courses: The Ultra High Tech Approachp. 54
Sound Localization for a Humanoid Robot by Means of Genetic Programmingp. 65
On the Scalability of Genetic Algorithms to Very Large-Scale Feature Selectionp. 77
Combining Evolutionary, Connectionist, and Fuzzy Classification Algorithms for Shape Analysisp. 87
Experimental Determination of Drosophila Embryonic Coordinates by Genetic Algorithms, the Simplex method, and Their Hybridp. 97
EvoSCONDI Papers
A Genetic Algorithm with Local Search for Solving Job Shop Problemsp. 107
Distributed Learning Control of Traffic Signalsp. 117
Time Series Prediction by Growing Lateral Delay Neural Networksp. 127
Trajectory Controller Network and Its Design Automation Through Evolutionary Computingp. 139
Evolutionary Computation and Nonlinear Programming in Multi-model-Robust Control Designp. 147
Benchmarking Cost-Assignment Schemes for Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithmsp. 158
Automatic Synthesis of Both the Topology and Parameters for a Controller for a Three-Lag Plant with a Five-Second Delay Using Genetic Programmingp. 168
Automatic Design of Multivariate QFT Control System via Evolutionary Computationp. 178
Development of Power Transformer Thermal Models for Oil Temperature Predictionp. 195
EvoTel Talks
Automatic Validation of Protocol Interfaces Described in VHDLp. 205
Evolutive Modeling of TCP/IP Network Traffic for Intrusion Detectionp. 214
Multimodal Performance Profiles on the Adaptive Distributed Database Management Problemp. 224
Protocol Construction Using Genetic Search Techniquesp. 235
EvoTel Posters
Prediction of Power Requirements for High-Speed Circuitsp. 247
A Communication Architecture for Multi-agent Learning Systemsp. 255
EvoSTIM Papers
An Ambulance Crew Rostering Systemp. 267
A Systematic Investigation of GA Performance on Job Shop Scheduling Problemsp. 277
An Ant Algorithm with a New Pheromone Evaluation Rule for Total Tardiness Problemsp. 287
A New Genetic Representation and Common Cluster Crossover for Job Shop Scheduling Problemsp. 297
Optimising an Evolutionary Algorithm for Schedulingp. 307
EvoRob Papers
On-Line Evolution of Control for a Four-Legged Robot Using Genetic Programmingp. 319
Optimized Collision Free Robot Move Statement Generation by the Evolutionary Software GLEAMp. 327
Self-Adaptive Mutation in ZCS Controllersp. 339
Using a Hybrid Evolutionary-A* Approach for Learning Reactive Behaviorsp. 347
EvoFlight Papers
Supervised Evolutionary Methods in Aerodynamic Design Optimizationp. 357
An Evolutionary Algorithm for Large Scale Set Covering Problems with Application to Airline Crew Schedulingp. 367
Design, Implementation, and Application of a Tool for Optimal Aircraft Positioningp. 382
Author Indexp. 395
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ISBN: 9783540673538
ISBN-10: 3540673539
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 29th March 2000
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.13
Weight (kg): 0.58

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