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2-Dimensional Outline Shape Representation for Generative Design with Evolutionary Algorithms

Conference Proceeding
Lapok, P., Lawson, A., & Paechter, B. (2018)
2-Dimensional Outline Shape Representation for Generative Design with Evolutionary Algorithms. In H. Rodrigues, J. Herskovits, C. Mota Soares, A. Araújo, J. Guedes, J. Folgado, …J. Madeira (Eds.), EngOpt 2018 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Engineering Optimization, 926-937. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-97773-7_80
In this paper, we investigate the ability of genetic representation methods to describe two-dimensional outline shapes, in order to use them in a generative design system. A s...

Evaluation of a genetic representation for outline shapes

Conference Proceeding
Lapok, P., Lawson, A., & Paechter, B. (2017)
Evaluation of a genetic representation for outline shapes. In GECCO '17 Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion, (1419-1422). https://doi.org/10.1145/3067695.3082501
This work in progress focuses on the evaluation of a genetic representation for outline shapes for planar mechanical levers which addresses the first stage of the complex real...

Heaven and Hell: visions for pervasive adaptation

Journal Article
Paechter, B., Pitt, J., Serbedzija, N., Michael, K., Willies, J., & Helgason, I. (2011)
Heaven and Hell: visions for pervasive adaptation. Procedia computer science, 7, 81-82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2011.12.025
With everyday objects becoming increasingly smart and the “info-sphere” being enriched with nano-sensors and networked to computationally-enabled devices and services, the way...

Revisiting the Central and Peripheral Immune System

Conference Proceeding
McEwan, C., Hart, E., & Paechter, B. (2006)
Revisiting the Central and Peripheral Immune System. In Artificial Immune Systems. ICARIS 2007, 240-251. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-73922-7_21
The idiotypic network has a long and chequered history in both theoretical immunology and Artificial Immune Systems. In terms of the latter, the drive for engineering applicat...

Application of the Grouping Genetic Algorithm to University Course Timetabling

Conference Proceeding
Lewis, R., Lewis, R. M. R., & Paechter, B. (2005)
Application of the Grouping Genetic Algorithm to University Course Timetabling. In J. Gottlieb, & G. Raidl (Eds.), Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, 144-153. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-31996-2_14
University Course Timetabling-Problems (UCTPs) involve the allocation of resources (such as rooms and timeslots) to all the events of a university, satisfying a set of hard-co...

Peer-to-peer networks for scalable grid landscapes in social agent simulations.

Conference Proceeding
Craenen, B. G. W., & Paechter, B. (2005)
Peer-to-peer networks for scalable grid landscapes in social agent simulations. In Proceedings of the Artificial Intelligence and Social Behaviour Convention (AISB) 2005, 64-71
Recently, peer-to-peer networks have been proposed as the underlying architecture of large scale distributed social agent simulations. A number of problems arise when grid lan...

PSFGA: Parallel processing and evolutionary computation for multiobjective optimisation

Journal Article
de Toro Negro, F., Ortega, J., Ros, E., Mota, S., Paechter, B. & Martin, J. M. (2003)
PSFGA: Parallel processing and evolutionary computation for multiobjective optimisation. Parallel Computing. 30, 551-816. doi:10.1016/j.parco.2003.12.012. ISSN 0167-8191
This paper deals with the study of the cooperation between parallel processing and evolutionary computation to obtain efficient procedures for solving multiobjective optimisat...

Real-world applications of evolutionary computing.

Conference Proceeding
Cagnoni, S., Poli, R., Smith, G. D., Corne, D., Oates, M., Hart, E., …Fogarty, T. C. (1999)
Real-world applications of evolutionary computing. In Proceedings of EvoWorkshops 2000
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of six workshops on evolutionary computation held concurrently as EvoWorkshops 2000 in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, in April 2000. T...

The continuous equilibrium optimal network design problem: a genetic approach.

Conference Proceeding
Cree, N. D., Maher, M., & Paechter, B. (1999)
The continuous equilibrium optimal network design problem: a genetic approach. In M. G. H. Bell (Ed.), Transportation Networks: Recent Methodological advances, 163-174
A genetic algorithm (GA) program for providing a solution to the Continuous Equilibrium Network Design Problem (NDP) is introduced following a general discussion of the networ...
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FOCAS

2013 - 2016
FOCAS is a coordination action in the area of collective adaptive systems. It provides increased visibility to the research carried out by projects funded by the FOCAS FET Proactive Initiative and oth...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £639,999

New Ties

2004 - 2007
The project is concerned with emergence and complexity in socially-inspired artificial systems. We will study large systems consisting of an environment and an inhabitant population. The main goal of ...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £199,471

Speckled Computing

2003 - 2008
To establish a research infrastructure for realising minute (around 1 cubic millimetre) semiconductor specks which can sense, compute and communicate wirelessly. Specks, scattered or sprayed on the pe...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £120,000

SCOPE: Server Configuration Optimisation through Parameter Evolution

2001 - 2006
SCOPE: Server Configuration Optimisation through Parameter Evolution
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £100,000

Metaheuristics

2000 - 2004
Metaheuristics are widely used to solve important practical combinatorial optimization problems. But the how and why they work effectively for specific problems and for others not, remains a mystery. ...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £170,000

EvoNet II

2000 - 2012
The EvoNet series of conferences continue to be run annually by Jennifer Willies through the Institute of Informatics & Digital Innovation.
Funder: European Commission | Value: £467,000

DREAM

2000 - 2003
This project seeks to provide the technology and software infrastructure necessary to support the next generation of evolving infohabitants in a way that makes that infrastructure universal, open and ...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £171,524