GECCO 2012 Awards

Graduate Student Workshop

Graduate Student Workshop

François-Michel De Rainville “Robotic Swarm Cooperation”

Competitions and Industrial Challenge

GECCO 2012 Industrial Challenge
• • • • Oliver Flasch Martina Friese Thomas Bartz-Beielstein Wolfgang Konen • • • Jens Neuhalfen Pier Luca Lanzi Jorn Mehnen

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5896 0.9105 0.1784 StephanTable: Scores(University2012AppliedChallenge Submissions Austria) Hutterer of all GECCO of Industrial Sciences Upper .8103 0.8976 0.7911 0.9170 1.7349 0.0298 0.1860 2.6724 0.6217 0.2764 Stephan Hutterer Torsten Hildebrandt Jens Heger Gabriel Kronberger GreenPocket GmbH Stephan Winkler Wilfredo Villanueva 0.1963 1.9202 0.6291 0.6898 0.1516 0.0874 0.8368 1.8996 0.6043 0.GECCO 2012 Industrial Challenge Industrial Challenge Result Ranking 6 Energy Consumption (kWh) 4 2 0 Mär 07 Mär 09 Mär 11 Mär 13 Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Author M1S1 Score (RMSE) M1S2 M2S1 M2S2 Mean 0.6158 0.7397 0.6608 0.9728 1.8719 0.9514 1.7483 0.9305 1.8792 0.8620 0.5814 0.5720 0.5733 0.

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000 in prizes Sponsored by Third Millennium On-Line Products. Inc. (and thanks to John Koza) .2012 “Humies” Human-Competitive Results Awards $10.

on many criteria. . but not all can win. NOTE: This is a very difficult job.Judges for 2012 • • • • • Wolfgang Banzhaf Erik Goodman Una-May O’Reilly Lee Spector Darrell Whitley Entrants must have published result within the past year. Many submissions deserve recognition. and satisfied one or more of 8 specified human-competitive criteria. comparing apples to oranges.

Honorable Mention Two awardees (in alphabetical order): .

De Jong Genetic Programming Based Feature Generation for Automated DNA Sequence Analysis .Honorable Mention • Uday Kamath • Amarda Shehu • Kenneth A.

Honorable Mention • Ernesto Sanchez • Giovanni Squillero • Alberto Tonda Automatic Generation of Software-based Functional Failing Test .

Bronze Award (and $2.000) .

000) • • • • Michael Dewey-Vogt Stephanie Forrest Claire Le Goues Westley Weimer Scalable Human-Competitive Software Repair .Bronze Award (and $2.

Silver Award (and $3.000) .

J. Woolley Julian Stirling Philip Moriarty Natalio Krasnogor Adrian Radocea Automated probe microscopy via evolutionary optimization at the atomic scale .Silver Award (and $3.000) • • • • • Richard A.

Gold Award (and $5.000) .

Gold Award (and $5.000) • Cameron Browne Evolutionary Game Design .

Impact Award .

A Racing Algorithm for Configuring Metaheuristic.Impact Award Mauro Birattari. . Luis Paquete. Klaus Varrentrapp. Thomas Stuetzle.

Best Paper Awards .

Eric Granger . Lawrence J. Robert Sabourin. Lu “Gaussian Mixture Modeling for Dynamic Particle Swarm Optimization of Recurrent Problems”. Mazlack. Long J. Ye Chen.Best Paper Award: ACO-SI Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence “Learning Fuzzy Cognitive Maps from Data by Ant Colony Optimization”. Eduardo Vellasques.

Best Paper Award: ACO-SI Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence “Learning Fuzzy Cognitive Maps from Data by Ant Colony Optimization”. Ye Chen. Mazlack. Eduardo Vellasques. Eric Granger . Robert Sabourin. Long J. Lu “Gaussian Mixture Modeling for Dynamic Particle Swarm Optimization of Recurrent Problems”. Lawrence J.

Peter Lichodzijewski. Malcolm I. Michael Solomon. Heywood “Comparison of Communication Strategies in Cooperative Learning”. Terence Soule . Doucette. Robert B.Best Paper Award: ALIFE Artificial Life. John A. Robotics and Evolvable Hardware “Hierarchical Task Decomposition Through Symbiosis in Reinforcement Learning”. Heckendorn.

Malcolm I. John A. Heckendorn. Robotics and Evolvable Hardware “Hierarchical Task Decomposition Through Symbiosis in Reinforcement Learning”. Robert B. Peter Lichodzijewski. Heywood “Comparison of Communication Strategies in Cooperative Learning”. Doucette. Michael Solomon. Terence Soule .Best Paper Award: ALIFE Artificial Life.

Qin. K. Bongard “An Improved CUDA-Based Implementation of Differential Evolution on GPU”. Yew Soon Ong . Florence Forbes. Federico Raimondo. S.Best Paper Award: DETA+PES Digital Entertainment Technologies and Arts Parallel Evolutionary Systems “Accelerating Human-Computer Collaborative Search Through Learning Comparative and Predictive User Models”. Hornby. Josh C. A.

Hornby. Florence Forbes. Federico Raimondo. A. Josh C. Bongard “An Improved CUDA-Based Implementation of Differential Evolution on GPU”. Yew Soon Ong . S. K. Qin.Best Paper Award: DETA+PES Digital Entertainment Technologies and Arts Parallel Evolutionary Systems “Accelerating Human-Computer Collaborative Search Through Learning Comparative and Predictive User Models”.

Bin Hu.Best Paper Award: ECOM Evolutionary Combinatorial Optimization and Metaheuristics “Evolutionary Algorithm with Solution Archives and Bounding Extension for the Generalized Minimum Spanning Tree Problem”. K. Victor O. Günther R. Bo Song. Li . Raidl “A Hybridization between Memetic Algorithm and Semidefinite Relaxation for the Max-Cut Problem”.

Li . Victor O. Bin Hu. Günther R. K. Bo Song. Raidl “A Hybridization between Memetic Algorithm and Semidefinite Relaxation for the Max-Cut Problem”.Best Paper Award: ECOM Evolutionary Combinatorial Optimization and Metaheuristics “Evolutionary Algorithm with Solution Archives and Bounding Extension for the Generalized Minimum Spanning Tree Problem”.

Jose David Fernández. Nestor Rodriguez . René Doursat “A Memory Efficient and Continuous-Valued Compact EDA for Large Scale Problems”. Vico.Best Paper Award: EDA+GDS Estimation of Distribution Algorithms Generative and Developmental Systems “Complex and Diverse Morphologies Can Develop from a Minimal Genomic Model”. Sergio Rojas-Galeano. Francisco J.

Vico.Best Paper Award: EDA+GDS Estimation of Distribution Algorithms Generative and Developmental Systems “Complex and Diverse Morphologies Can Develop from a Minimal Genomic Model”. Nestor Rodriguez . Francisco J. Jose David Fernández. René Doursat “A Memory Efficient and Continuous-Valued Compact EDA for Large Scale Problems”. Sergio Rojas-Galeano.

Heike Trautmann “Lorenz Equilibrium: Equitability in NonCooperative Games”. Dimo Brockhoff. D. Mihai Suciu. Dumitrescu . Tobias Wagner.Best Paper Award: EMO Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization “On the Properties of the R2 Indicator”. Réka Nagy.

Best Paper Award: EMO Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization “On the Properties of the R2 Indicator”. Tobias Wagner. Heike Trautmann “Lorenz Equilibrium: Equitability in NonCooperative Games”. Dumitrescu . D. Réka Nagy. Dimo Brockhoff. Mihai Suciu.

Alberto Moraglio. Dirk Sudholt .Best Paper Award: GA Genetic Algorithms “Runtime Analysis of Convex Evolutionary Search”. Dirk Sudholt “Crossover Speeds Up Building-Block” Assembly.

Dirk Sudholt . Alberto Moraglio.Best Paper Award: GA Genetic Algorithms “Runtime Analysis of Convex Evolutionary Search”. Dirk Sudholt “Crossover Speeds Up Building-Block” Assembly.

Jan Kneissler. Stalph. Martin V. Martin V. Stalph. Butz .Best Paper Award: GBML Genetics Based Machine Learning “Filtering Sensory Information with XCSF: Improving Learning Robustness and Control Performance”. Patrick O. Jan Drugowitsch. Patrick O. Butz “Guided Evolution in XCSF”.

Butz “Guided Evolution in XCSF”. Butz . Patrick O. Jan Drugowitsch. Stalph. Patrick O.Best Paper Award: GBML Genetics Based Machine Learning “Filtering Sensory Information with XCSF: Improving Learning Robustness and Control Performance”. Stalph. Martin V. Martin V. Jan Kneissler.

Quicker. Hod Lipson “Spatial Co-Evolution .Best Paper Award: GP Genetic Programming “Symbolic Regression of Multiple-Time-Scale Dynamical Systems”. Fitter and Less Bloated”. Theodore W. Robin Harper . Cornforth.

Theodore W.Quicker. Hod Lipson “Spatial Co-Evolution . Cornforth.Best Paper Award: GP Genetic Programming “Symbolic Regression of Multiple-Time-Scale Dynamical Systems”. Robin Harper . Fitter and Less Bloated”.

Rodrigo C. Barros. Self-* Search and Search Based Software Engineering “Representations and Operators for Improving Evolutionary Software Repair”. Márcio P. Javier Ferrer. Claire Le Goues. Westley Wemer. de Carvalho. Peter Krüse. Alex A. L. Enrique Alba . F. Stephanie Forrest “A Hyper-Heuristic Evolutionary Algorithm for Automatically Designing Decision-Tree Algorithms”. Freitas “Evolutionary Algorithm for Prioritized Pairwise Test Data Generation”. Francisco Chicano. Basgalupp.Best Paper Award: IGEC+SS+SBSE Integrative Genetic and Evolutionary Computation. André C. P.

Self-* Search and Search Based Software Engineering “Representations and Operators for Improving Evolutionary Software Repair”. Francisco Chicano. Freitas “Evolutionary Algorithm for Prioritized Pairwise Test Data Generation”. Westley Wemer. P. Stephanie Forrest “A Hyper-Heuristic Evolutionary Algorithm for Automatically Designing Decision-Tree Algorithms”. Javier Ferrer. de Carvalho. Rodrigo C.Best Paper Award: IGEC+SS+SBSE Integrative Genetic and Evolutionary Computation. Enrique Alba . Márcio P. Peter Krüse. André C. Claire Le Goues. L. Alex A. Barros. Basgalupp. F.

Kagan Tumer “The Unconstrained Automated Generation of Cell Image Features for Medical Diagnosis”. Wolfgang Banzhaf . Adrian Agogino”.Best Paper Award: RWA Real World Applications “Evolving Large Scale UAV Communication System. Taras Kowaliw. Chris Holmes Parker.

Taras Kowaliw. Kagan Tumer “The Unconstrained Automated Generation of Cell Image Features for Medical Diagnosis”. Wolfgang Banzhaf . Adrian Agogino”.Best Paper Award: RWA Real World Applications “Evolving Large Scale UAV Communication System. Chris Holmes Parker.

Arnold.Best Paper Award: THEORY+ESEP Theory. Evolutionary Strategies and Evolutionary Programming “A (1+1)-CMA-ES for Constrained Optimization”. Jonathan E. Dirk V. Carola Winzen “The Choice of the Offspring Population Size in the (1. Benjamin Doerr. Dirk Sudholt . Nikolaus Hansen “Reducing the Arity in Unbiased Black-Box Complexity”. Rowe.λ) EA”.

Arnold. Dirk Sudholt .λ) EA”. Rowe.Best Paper Award: THEORY+ESEP Theory. Nikolaus Hansen “Reducing the Arity in Unbiased Black-Box Complexity”. Carola Winzen “The Choice of the Offspring Population Size in the (1. Dirk V. Evolutionary Strategies and Evolutionary Programming “A (1+1)-CMA-ES for Constrained Optimization”. Benjamin Doerr. Jonathan E.

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