GECCO 2008 Companion

Tutorials Table of Contents

Tutorial Preface
Jano van Hemert (Tutorial Chair)

Tutorial Session: Introductory

Evolutionary Computation: A Unified Approach (Page 2245)
Kenneth De Jong (George Mason University)

Evolution Strategies: Basic Introduction (Page 2259)
Thomas Bäck (NuTech Solutions GmbH, Inc.)

Introduction to Genetic Algorithms (Page 2277)
Erik D. Goodman (Michigan State University)

Introduction to Genetic Programming (Page 2299)
John R. Koza (Stanford University)

Gecco 2008 Grammatical Evolution Tutorial (Page 2339)
R. Muhammad Atif Azad (University of Limerick)
Conor Ryan (University of Limerick)

Learning Classifier Systems (Page 2367)
Martin V. Butz (University of Würzburg)

Probabilistic Model-Building Genetic Algorithms (Page 2389)
Martin Pelikan (University of Missouri in St. Louis)

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Tutorial Session: Advanced 

Computational Complexity and Evolutionary Computation (Page 2417)
Thomas Jansen (Universität Dortmund)
Frank Neumann (MPI Saarbrücken)

Constraint-Handling Techniques Used with Evolutionary Algorithms (Page 2445)
Carlos A. Coello Coello (CINVESTAV-IPN)

Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization (Page 2467)
Eckart Zitzler (ETH Zurich)
Kalyanmoy Deb (ETH Zurich)

Evolutionary Practical Optimization (Page 2487)
Kalyanmoy Deb (ETH Zurich)

Experimental Research in Evolutionary Computation (Page 2517)
Thomas Bartz-Beielstein (Cologne University of Applied Sciences)
Mike Preuss (Technical University of Dortmund)

Genetic Algorithm Theory (Page 2535)
Jonathan E. Rowe (The University of Birmingham)

Genetic Programming Theory (Page 2559)
Riccardo Poli (University of Essex)

No Free Lunch Tutorial (Page 2589)
Darrell Whitley (Colorado State University)

Representations for Evolutionary Algorithms (Page 2613)
Franz Rothlauf (University of Mainz)

An Introduction to Statistical Analysis for Evolutionary Computation (Page 2639)
Mark Wineberg (University of Guelph)
Steffen Christensen (University of Guelph)

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Tutorial Session: Specialized Techniques and Applications

EA-based Test and Verification of Microprocessors (Page 2665)
Giovanni Squillero (Politecnico di Torino)

An Information Perspective on Evolutionary Computation (Page 2689)
Yossi Borenstein (University of Essex)

Cartesian Genetic Programming (Page 2701)
Julian Francis Miller (University of York)
Simon Harding (Memorial University of Canada)

Tutorial—Evolution Strategies and Related Estimation of Distribution Algorithms (Page 2727)
Anne Auger (INRIA Saclay - Ile-de-France)
Nikolaus Hansen (INRIA Saclay - Ile-de-France)

Evolutionary Computation & Games (Page 2741)
Moshe Sipper (Ben-Gurion University)

Evolutionary Design Search, Exploration and Optimisation (Page 2777)
Ian C. Parmee (Bristol UWE)

Evolutionary Multiobjective Combinatorial Optimization (EMCO) (Page 2805)
Rajeev Kumar (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur)

Evolving Neural Networks (Page 2829)
Risto Miikkulainen (The University of Texas at Austin)
Kenneth O. Stanley (University of Central Florida)

Generative and Developmental Systems (Page 2849)
Kenneth O. Stanley (University of Central Florida)

Quantum Computing (Page 2865)
Lee Spector (Hampshire College)

Symbolic Regression (Page 2895)
Maarten Keijzer (Chordiant Software Inc.)

Theory of Randomised Search Heuristics in Combinatorial Optimisation (Page 2907)
Carsten Witt (Technische Universität)