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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

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Track 2: Artificial Life, Evolutionary Robotics, Adaptive Behavior, Evolvable Hardware

GECCO 2008 Main Proceedings Table of Contents



Modeling Ant Colony Foraging in Dynamic and Confined Environment (Page 169)
Elton Bernardo Bandeira de Melo (Federal University of Pernambuco)
Aluízio Fausto Ribeiro Araújo (Federal University of Pernambuco)

Evolving Cooperative Control on Sparsely Distributed Tasks for UAV Teams Without Global Communication (Page 177)
Gregory J. Barlow (Carnegie Mellon University)
Choong K. Oh (U.S. Naval Research Laboratory)
Stephen F. Smith (Carnegie Mellon University)

Selection for Group-Level Efficiency Leads to Self-Regulation of Population Size (Page 185)
Benjamin E. Beckmann (Michigan State University)
Philip K. McKinley (Michigan State University)
Charles Ofria (Michigan State University)

On Hopeful Monsters, Neutral Networks and Junk Code in Evolving L-Systems (Page 193)
Stefan Bornhofen (Université Paris Descartes)
Claude Lattaud (Université Paris Descartes)

Multi-Agent Task Allocation: Learning When to Say No (Page 201)
Adam Campbell (University of Central Florida)
Annie S. Wu (University of Central Florida)
Randall Shumaker (University of Central Florida)

On the Evolution of Motility and Intelligent Tactic Response (Page 209)
Laura M. Grabowski (Michigan State University)
Wesley R. Elsberry (Michigan State University)
Charles Ofria (Michigan State University)
Robert T. Pennock (Michigan State University)

Cooperative Network Construction Using Digital Germlines (Page 217)
David B. Knoester (Michigan State University)
Philip K. McKinley (Michigan State University)
Charles Ofria (Michigan State University)

Neuro-Evolution for a Gathering and Collective Construction Task (Page 225)
D. W. F van Krevelen (Vrije Universiteit)
G. S. Nitschke (Vrije Universiteit)

Designing Multi-Rover Emergent Specialization (Page 233)
Geoff S. Nitschke (Vrije Universiteit)
Martijn C. Schut (Vrije Universiteit)

The Influence of Scaling and Assortativity on Takeover Times in Scale-Free Topologies (Page 241)
Joshua L. Payne (University of Vermont)
Margaret J. Eppstein (University of Vermont)

A Multi-scaled Approach to Artificial Life Simulation With P Systems and Dissipative Particle Dynamics (Page 249)
James Smaldon (University of Nottingham)
Jonathan Blakes (University of Nottingham)
Natalio Krasnogor (University of Nottingham)
Doron Lancet (Weizmann Institute of Science)

Co-evolution of Active Sensing and Locomotion Gaits of Simulated Snake-like Robot (Page 257)
Ivan Tanev (Doshisha University)
Katsunori Shimohara (Doshisha University)

Modular Neuroevolution for Multilegged Locomotion (Page 265)
Vinod K. Valsalam (The University of Texas at Austin)
Risto Miikkulainen (The University of Texas at Austin)

Individual-Based Artificial Ecosystems for Design and Optimization (Page 273)
Srinivasa Shivakar Vulli (Missouri University of Science and Technology)
Sanjeev Agarwal (Missouri University of Science and Technology)

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Genetic Algorithms and Grid Computing for Artificial Embryogeny (Page 281)
Sylvain Cussat-Blanc (Université de Toulouse)
Hervé Luga (Université de Toulouse)
Yves Duthen (Université de Toulouse)
Fabien Viale (INRIA Sophia Antipolis)
Denis Caromel (INRIA Sophia Antipolis)

Evolving Stable Behavior in a Spino-neuromuscular System Model (Page 283)
Stanley Gotshall (University of Idaho)
Terence Soule (University of Idaho)

Nested Evolution of an Autonomous Agent Using Descriptive Encoding (Page 285)
Jae-Yoon Jung (Queen's University)
James A. Reggia (University of Maryland)

Towards Efficient Evolution of Morphology and Control (Page 287)
Peter Krčah (Charles University)

Reconfigurable Analogue Hardware Evolution of Adaptive Spiking Neural Network Controllers (Page 289)
Brian Mc Ginley (National University of Ireland)
Patrick Rocke (National University of Ireland)
Fearghal Morgan (National University of Ireland)
John Maher (National University of Ireland)

EIN-WUM: An AIS-based Algorithm for Web Usage Mining (Page 291)
Adel T. Rahmani (Iran University of Science and Technology)
B. Hoda Helmi (Iran University of Science and Technology)

Genetic Programming Based Automatic Gait Generation for Quadruped Robots (Page 293)
Kisung Seo (Seokyeong University)
Soohwan Hyun (Seokyeong University)

A GP Algorithm for Efficient Synthesis of Gm-C Filters on a Hexagonal FPAA Structure (Page 295)
Stanis Trendelenburg (Albert-Ludwigs-University)
Joachim Becker (Albert-Ludwigs-University)
Fabian Henrici (Albert-Ludwigs-University)
Yiannos Manoli (Albert-Ludwigs-University)

Behavior-based Speciation for Evolutionary Robotics (Page 297)
Leonardo Trujillo (CICESE Research Center)
Gustavo Olague (CICESE Research Center)
Evelyne Lutton (INRIA-Futurs)
Francisco Fernández de Vega (Universidad de Extremadura)