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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 3: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

GECCO 2008 Main Proceedings Table of Contents



Rapid Evaluation and Evolution of Neural Models Using Graphics Card Hardware (Page 299)
Thomas F. Clayton (Institute of Integrated Micro and Nano Systems)
Leena N. Patel (Institute of Integrated Micro and Nano Systems)
Gareth Leng (Centre for Integrative Physiology)
Alan F. Murray (Institute of Integrated Micro and Nano Systems)
Iain A. B. Lindsay (Institute of Integrated Micro and Nano Systems)

Evolution of Discrete Gene Regulatory Models (Page 307)
Afshin Esmaeili (University of Calgary)
Christian Jacob (University of Calgary)

An Efficient Probabilistic Population-Based Descent for the Median Genome Problem (Page 315)
Adrien Goëffon (INRIA Bordeaux Sud-Ouest)
Macha Nikolski (CNRS / LaBRI)
David J. Sherman (INRIA Bordeaux Sud-Ouest)

Finding Consensus Trees by Evolutionary, Variable Neighborhood Search, and Hybrid Algorithms (Page 323)
Sandro Pirkwieser (Vienna University of Technology)
Günther R. Raidl (Vienna University of Technology)

Structure and Parameter Estimation for Cell Systems Biology Models (Page 331)
Francisco J. Romero-Campero (University of Nottingham)
Hongqing Cao (University of Nottingham)
Miguel Cámara (University of Nottingham)
Natalio Krasnogor (University of Nottingham)

Mask Functions for the Symbolic Modeling of Epistasis Using Genetic Programming (Page 339)
Ryan J. Urbanowicz (Dartmouth College)
Nate Barney (Dartmouth College)
Bill C. White (Dartmouth College)
Jason H. Moore (Dartmouth College)


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Protein-Protein Functional Association Prediction Using Genetic Programming (Page 347)
Beatriz Garcia (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Ricardo Aler (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Agapito Ledezma (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Araceli Sanchis (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Warping Search: A New Metaheuristic Applied to the Protein Structure Prediction (Page 349)
Richard Gonçalves (CPGEI UTFPR)
Marco C. Goldbarg (DIMAP UFRN)
Elizabeth F. Goldbarg (DIMAP UFRN)
Myriam R. Delgado (CPGEI UTFPR)

Using Expert Knowledge in Initialization for Genome-wide Analysis of Epistasis Using Genetic Programming (Page 351)
Casey S. Greene (Dartmouth College)
Bill C. White (Dartmouth College)
Jason H. Moore (Dartmouth College)

A Balanced Accuracy Fitness Function Leads to Robust Analysis Using Grammatical Evolution Neural Networks in the Case of Class Imbalance (Page 353)
Nicholas E. Hardison (North Carolina State University)
Theresa J. Fanelli (Vanderbilt University)
Scott M. Dudek (Vanderbilt University)
David M. Reif (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
Marylyn D. Ritchie (Vanderbilt University)
Alison A. Motsinger-Reif (North Carolina State University)

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