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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 6: Evolution Strategies, Evolutionary Programming

GECCO 2008 Main Proceedings Table of Contents



Functionally Specialized CMA-ES: A Modification of CMA-ES Based on the Specialization of the Functions of Covariance Matrix Adaptation and Step Size Adaptation (Page 479)
Youhei Akimoto (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Jun Sakuma (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Isao Ono (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Shigenobu Kobayashi (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Mutative σ-Self-Adaptation Can Beat Cumulative Step Size Adaptation When Using Weighted Recombination (Page 487)
Hans-Georg Beyer (Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences)
Alexander Melkozerov (Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences)

Application Domain Study of Evolutionary Algorithms in Optimization Problems (Page 495)
P. Caamaño (Universidade da Coruña)
F. Bellas (Universidade da Coruña)
J. A. Becerra (Universidade da Coruña)
R. J. Duro (Universidade da Coruña)

Aiming for a Theoretically Tractable CSA Variant by Means of Empirical Investigations (Page 503)
Jens Jägersküpper (TU Dortmund)
Mike Preuss (TU Dortmund)

Why Noise May be Good: Additive Noise on the Sharp Ridge (Page 511)
Silja Meyer-Nieberg (Universität der Bundeswehr Muenchen)
Hans-Georg Beyer (Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences)

Performance Analysis of Derandomized Evolution Strategies in Quantum Control Experiments (Page 519)
Ofer M. Shir (Leiden University)
Jonathan Roslund (Princeton University)
Thomas Bäck (Leiden University)
Herschel Rabitz (Princeton University)

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Non-Monotone Differential Evolution (Page 527)
Michael G. Epitropakis (University of Patras)
Vassilis P. Plagianakos (University of Patras)
Michael N. Vrahatis (University of Patras)

A Comparison of Speciation, Extinction, and Complexification in Neuroevolution With and Without Selection Pressure (Page 529)
Derek James (The University of Louisiana at Lafayette)

A Hybrid Method for Tuning Neural Network for Time Series Forecasting (Page 531)
Aranildo R. L. Junior (Federal University of Pernambuco)
Tiago A. E. Ferreira (Rural Federal University of Pernambuco)

Maintaining Population Diversity by Maintaining Family Structures (Page 533)
John Nicholson (North Carolina State University)
Mark White (North Carolina State University)

Multiobjective Evolution of a Fuzzy Controller in a Sewage Treatment Plant (Page 535)
Patrick Stalph (Universität Würzburg)
Marc Ebner (Universität Würzburg)
Martin Michel (Passavant Intech)
Bernd Pfaff (Universität Würzburg)
Roland Benz (Universität Würzburg)

Levy Walk Evolution for Global Optimization (Page 537)
Onay Urfalioglu (Bilkent University)
Ahmet E. Çetin (Bilkent University)
Ercan E. Kuruoglu (ISTI/CNR)