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Track 1: Ant Colony Optimization, Swarm Intelligence, and Artificial Immune Systems
Track 2: Artificial Life, Evolutionary Robotics, Adaptive Behavior, Evolvable Hardware
Track 3: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Track 4: Coevolution
Track 5: Estimation of Distribution Algorithms
Track 6: Evolution Strategies, Evolutionary Programming
Track 7: Evolutionary Combinatorial Optimization
Track 8: Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization
Track 9: Formal Theory
Track 10: Generative and Developmental Systems
Track 11: Genetic Algorithms
Track 12: Genetic Programming
Track 13: Genetics-Based Machine Learning and Learning Classifier Systems
Track 14: Real-World Application
Track 15: Search-based Software Engineering

Table of Contents

Track 1: Ant Colony Optimization, Swarm Intelligence, and Artificial Immune Systems

GECCO 2008 Main Proceedings Table of Contents



Criticality Dispersion in Swarms to Optimize N-tuples (Page 1)
M. A. Hannan Bin Azhar (University of Kent)
Farzin Deravi (University of Kent)
Keith Dimond (University of Kent)

Multivariate Ant Colony Optimization in Continuous Search Spaces (Page 9)
Fabrício O. de França (University of Campinas)
Guilherme P. Coelho (University of Campinas)
Fernando J. Von Zuben (University of Campinas)
Romis R. de Faissol Attux (University of Campinas)

Swarm Intelligence in e-learning: A Learning Object Sequencing Agent Based on Competencies (Page 17)
Luis de-Marcos (University of Alcala)
José-Javier Martínez (University of Alcala)
José-Antonio Gutiérrez (University of Alcala)

Scaling Ant Colony Optimization with Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning Partitioning (Page 25)
Erik J. Dries (Air Force Institute of Technology)
Gilbert L. Peterson (Air Force Institute of Technology)

A Multi-Objective Ant Colony Approach for Pareto-Optimization Using Dynamic Programming (Page 33)
Sascha Häckel (Chemnitz University of Technology)
Marco Fischer (Chemnitz University of Technology)
David Zechel (Chemnitz University of Technology)
Tobias Teich (Zwickau University of Applied Science of West Saxony)

Collective Intelligence and Bush Fire Spotting (Page 41)
David Howden (Swinburne University of Technology)
Tim Hendtlass (Swinburne University of Technology)

Social Interaction in Particle Swarm Optimization, the Ranked FIPS, and Adaptive Multi-Swarms (Page 49)
Johannes Jordan (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
Sabine Helwig (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
Rolf Wanka (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)

Particle Filtering with Particle Swarm Optimization in Systems with Multiplicative Noise (Page 57)
A. D. Klamargias (University of Patras)
K. E. Parsopoulos (University of Patras)
Ph. D. Alevizos (University of Patras)
M. N. Vrahatis (University of Patras)

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A Sense of Danger: Dendritic Cells Inspired Artificial Immune System (AIS) for MANET Security (Page 63)
Nauman Mazhar (Michigan State University)
Muddassar Farooq (National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences)

Convergence Behavior of the Fully Informed Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm (Page 71)
Marco A. Montes de Oca (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
Thomas Stützle (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

Denial of Service Detection and Analysis Using Idiotypic Networks Paradigm (Page 79)
Marek Ostaszewski (University of Luxembourg)
Pascal Bouvry (University of Luxembourg)
Franciszek Seredynski (Polish Academy of Sciences)

A New Quantum Behaved Particle Swarm Optimization (Page 87)
Millie Pant (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Roorkee, Saharanpur)
Radha Thangaraj (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Roorkee, Saharanpur)
Ajith Abraham (Norwegian Center of Excellence)

Theoretical and Empirical Study of Particle Swarms with Additive Stochasticity and Different Recombination Operators (Page 95)
Jorge Peńa (Université de Lausanne)

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A Formal Performance Modeling Framework for Bio-inspired Ad Hoc Routing Protocols (Page 103)
Muhammad Saleem (Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering)
Syed Ali Khayam (SEECS-NUST)
Muddassar Farooq (NUCES-FAST)

Enhanced Generalized Ant Programming (EGAP) (Page 111)
Amirali Salehi-Abari (Carleton University)
Tony White (Carleton University)

Improving Accuracy of Immune-inspired Malware Detectors by Using Intelligent Features (Page 119)
M. Zubair Shafiq (NUCES-FAST)
Syed Ali Khayam (SEECS-NUST)
Muddassar Farooq (NUCES-FAST)

Discriminating Self from Non-Self with Finite Mixtures of Multivariate Bernoulli Distributions (Page 127)
Thomas Stibor (Darmstadt University of Technology)

Runtime Analysis of Binary PSO (Page 135)
Dirk Sudholt (Technische Universität Dortmund)
Carsten Witt (Technische Universität Dortmund)

Evolutionary Swarm Design of Architectural Idea Models (Page 143)
Sebastian von Mammen (University of Calgary)
Christian Jacob (University of Calgary)

Optimizing Task Schedules Using An Artificial Immune System Approach (Page 151)
Han Yu (Morotola Laboratories)

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Particle Swarm Clustering Ensemble (Page 159)
Abbas Ahmadi (University of Waterloo)
Fakhri Karray (University of Waterloo)
Mohamed Kamel (University of Waterloo)

Attack Analysis & Bio-Inspired Security Framework for IP Multimedia Subsystem (Page 161)
Aliya Awais (National University of Sciences & Technology)
Muddassar Farooq (National University of Sciences & Technology)
Muhammad Younus Javed (National University of Sciences & Technology)

Heterogeneous Sensitive Ant Model for Combinatorial Optimization (Page 163)
Camelia Chira (Babes-Bolyai University)
D. Dumitrescu (Babes-Bolyai University)
Camelia-M. Pintea (Babes-Bolyai University)

Allocation of Local and Global Search Capabilities of Particle in Canonical PSO (Page 165)
Junqi Zhang (Peking University)
Kun Liu (Peking University)
Ying Tan (Peking University)
Xingui He (Peking University)

Magnifier Particle Swarm Optimization for Numerical Optimization (Page 167)
Junqi Zhang (Peking University)
Kun Liu (Peking University)
Ying Tan (Peking University)
Xingui He (Peking University)