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Real-world applications of evolutionary computing

Conference Proceeding
Cagnoni, S., Poli, R., Smith, G. D., Corne, D., Oates, M., Hart, E., …Fogarty, T. C. (2000)
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...

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...

Understanding Environmental Influence in an Open-Ended Evolutionary Algorithm

Conference Proceeding
Steyven, A., Hart, E., & Paechter, B. (2016)
Understanding Environmental Influence in an Open-Ended Evolutionary Algorithm. In Parallel Problem Solving from Nature – PPSN XIV; Lecture Notes in Computer Science. , (921-931). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-45823-6_86
It is well known that in open-ended evolution, the nature of the environment plays in key role in directing evolution. However, in Evolutionary Robotics, it is often unclear e...

On the Synthesis of Perturbative Heuristics for Multiple Combinatorial Optimisation Domains

Conference Proceeding
Stone, C., Hart, E., & Paechter, B. (2018)
On the Synthesis of Perturbative Heuristics for Multiple Combinatorial Optimisation Domains. In Parallel Problem Solving from Nature – PPSN XV 15th International Conference, Coimbra, Portugal, September 8–12, 2018, Proceedings, Part Ihttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99253-2_14
Hyper-heuristic frameworks, although intended to be cross-domain at the highest level, rely on a set of domain-specific low-level heuristics at lower levels. For some domains,...

Optimising an evolutionary algorithm for scheduling

Conference Proceeding
Urquhart, N. B., Chisholm, K., & Paechter, B. (2000)
Optimising an evolutionary algorithm for scheduling. In S. Cagnoni, R. Poli, G. D. Smith, D. Corne, M. Oates, E. Hart, …T. C. Fogarty (Eds.), Real-World Applications of Evolutionary Computing: EvoWorkshops 2000: EvoIASP, EvoSCONDI, EvoTel, EvoSTIM, EvoRob, and EvoFlight, Proceedings. , (307-318). https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-45561-2_30
This paper examines two techniques for setting the parameters of an evolutionary Algorithm (EA). The example EA used for test purposes undertakes a simple scheduling problem. ...

Towards self-aware PerAda systems.

Conference Proceeding
Hart, E., & Paechter, B. (2010)
Towards self-aware PerAda systems. In E. Hart, C. McEwan, J. Timmis, & A. Hone (Eds.), Artificial Immune Systems: 9th International Conference, ICARIS 2010 Proceedings, 314-216. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-14547-6_28
Pervasive Adaptation (PerAda) refers to massive-scale pervasive information and communication systems which are capable of autonomously adapting to highly dynamic and open tec...

Street-based routing using an evolutionary algorithm

Conference Proceeding
Urquhart, N. B., Paechter, B., & Chisholm, K. (2001)
Street-based routing using an evolutionary algorithm. In E. J. W. Boers, J. Gottlieb, P. L. Lanzi, R. E. Smith, S. Cagnoni, E. Hart, …H. Tijink (Eds.), Applications of Evolutionary Computing: EvoWorkshops 2001: EvoCOP, EvoFlight, EvoIASP, EvoLearn, and EvoSTIM, Proceedings. , (495-504). https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-45365-2_51
Much research has been carried out into solving routing problems using both Evolutionary Techniques and other methods. In this paper the authors investigate the usage of an Ev...

Improving survivability in environment-driven distributed evolutionary algorithms through explicit relative fitness and fitness proportionate communication.

Conference Proceeding
Hart, E., Steyven, A., & Paechter, B. (2015)
Improving survivability in environment-driven distributed evolutionary algorithms through explicit relative fitness and fitness proportionate communication. In Proceedings of the 2015 on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference - GECCO '15, (169-176). https://doi.org/10.1145/2739480.2754688
Ensuring the integrity of a robot swarm in terms of maintaining a stable population of functioning robots over long periods of time is a mandatory prerequisite for building mo...

Evolution of a Functionally Diverse Swarm via a Novel Decentralised Quality-Diversity Algorithm

Conference Proceeding
Hart, E., Steyven, A. S. W., & Paechter, B. (2018)
Evolution of a Functionally Diverse Swarm via a Novel Decentralised Quality-Diversity Algorithm. In GECCO '18 Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, (101-108). https://doi.org/10.1145/3205455.3205481
The presence of functionality diversity within a group has been demonstrated to lead to greater robustness, higher performance and increased problem-solving ability in a broad...

Improving street based routing using building block mutations.

Conference Proceeding
Urquhart, N. B., Ross, P., Paechter, B., & Chisholm, K. (2002)
Improving street based routing using building block mutations. In J. Gottlieb, E. Hart, & S. Cagnoni (Eds.), Applications of Evolutionary Computing: EvoWorkshops 2002: EvoCOP, EvoIASP, EvoSTIM/EvoPLAN Kinsale, Ireland, April 3–4, 2002 Proceedings. , (189-202). https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-46004-7_33
Street based routing (SBR) is a real-world inspired routing problem that builds routes within an urban area for mail deliveries. The authors have previously attempted to solve...