EuroGP2003
6th European Conference on Genetic Programming
14-16 April 2003

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EuroGP2003

Programme

Draft: subject to change

See also: Programme overview

Monday 14 April
0900-1000 Registration
1000-1115 EuroGP Session 1:
Conference opening and invited speaker: David Goldberg

Session chair: Terry Soule
1115-1130 Coffee break
1130-1300 EuroGP Session 2:
Linear GP, crossover and constants

Session chair: Maarten Keijzer
Maximum Homologous Crossover for Linear Genetic Programming
Platel M, Clergue M, Collard P
New Factorial Design Theoretic Crossover Operator for Parametrical Problem
Chan K, Aydin M, Fogarty T
Analysis of a Digit Concatenation Approach to Constant Creation
O'Neill M, Dempsey I, Brabazon A, Ryan C
1300-1400 Lunch
1400-1530 EuroGP Session 3:
Medical applications

Session chair: Edward Tsang
An innovative application of a constrained-syntax genetic programming system to the problem ofpredicting survival of patients
Bojarczuk C, Lopes H, Freitas A
Interactive GP for Data Retrieval in Medical Databases
Landrin-Schweitzer Y, Collet P, Lutton E
Overfitting or Poor Learning: A Critique of Current Financial Applications of GP
Chen S, Kuo T
1530-1600 Tea break
1600-1730 EuroGP Session 4:
Meta-fitness and alternative computational structures

Session chair: Marco Tomassini
Decreasing the Number of Evaluations in Evolutionary Algorithms by using a Meta-Model of the Fitness Function
Ziegler J, Banzhaf W
Evolving Finite State Transducers: Some Initial Explorations
Lucas S
Evolving Cellular Automata to Grow Microstructures
Basanta D, Bentley P, Miodownik M, Holm E
1730-1930 EuroGP Session 5:
Posters

Session chair: James Foster
Assembling Strategies in Extrinsic Evolvable Hardware with Bidirectional Incremental Evolution
Baradavkaigor I, Kalganova T
Neutral Variations Cause Bloat in Linear GP
Brameier M, Banzhaf W
Experimental design based multi-parent crossover operator
Chan K, Fogarty T
An Enhanced Framework for Microprocessor
Corno F, Squillero G
The Effect of Plagues in Genetic Programming: A Study of Variable-Size Populations
Fernandez F, Vanneschi L, Tomassini M
Multi Niche Parallel GP with a Junk-code Migration Model
Garcia S, Levine J, Gonzalez F
Tree Adjoining Grammars, Language Bias, and Genetic Programming
Xuan N, McKay R, Abbass H
Artificial Immune System Programming for Symbolic Regression
Johnson C
Grammatical Evolution with Bidirectional Representation
Kubalik J, Koutni J, Rothkrantz L
Introducing a Perl Genetic Programming System: and Can Meta-evolution Solve the Bloat Problem?
MacCallum R
Evolutionary Optimized Mold Temperature Control Strategies using a Multi-Polyline Approach
Mehnen J, Michelitsch T, Weinert K
Genetic Programming for Attribute Construction in Data Mining
Otero F, Silva M, Freitas A, Nievola J
Sensible Initialisation in Chorus
Ryan C, Atif R
An Analysis of Diversity of Constants of Genetic Programming
Ryan C, Keijzer M
Research of a cellular automaton simulating logic gates by evolutionary algorithms
Sapin E, Bailleux O, Chabrier J
From Implementations to a General Concept of Evolvable Machines
Sekanina L
Cooperative Evolution on the Intertwined Spirals Problem
Soule T
The Root Causes of Code Growth in Genetic Programming
Streeter M
Fitness Distance Correlation in Structural Mutation Genetic Programming
Vanneschi L, Tomassini M, Collard P, Clergue M
Disease modeling using Evolved Discriminate Function
Werner J, Kalganova T
No Free Lunch, Program Induction and Combinatorial Problems
Woodward J, Neil J
Tuesday 15 April
1000-1100 EuroGP Session 6:
Population size and performance measures

Session chair: Marc Schoenauer
More on Computational Effort Statistics for Genetic Programming
Niehaus J, Banzhaf W
Reducing Population Size While Maintaining Diversity
Monsieurs P, Flerackerseddy E
1100-1120 Coffee break
1120-1250 EuroGP Session 7:
Meta-search, compiler optimisation and bloat

Session chair: Bill Langdon
Genetic Programming Applied to Compiler Heuristic Optimization
Stephenson M, O'Reilly U, Martin M, Amarasinghe S
Genetic Programming With Meta-Search: Searching For a Successful Population Within The Classification Domain
Loveard T
A Simple but Theoretically-motivated Method to Control Bloat in Genetic Programming
Poli R
1250-1345 Lunch
1345-1515 EuroGP Session 8:
Feature construction and modularity and hierarchies in GP

Session chair: Wolfgang Banzhaf
Evolving Hierarchical and RecursiveTeleo-Reactive Programs through Genetic Programming
Kochenderfer M
Feature Construction and Selection using Genetic Programming and a Genetic Algorithm
Smith M, Bull L
Modularity in Genetic Programming
Woodward J
1515-1530 Tea break
1530-1630 EuroGP Session 9:
Multi-program integration

Session chair: Marco Tomassini
Divide and Conquer: Genetic Programming Based on Multiple Branches Encoding
Rodriguez K, Oliver-Morales C
Ensemble techniques for Parallel Genetic Programming based Classifiers
Folino G, Pizzuti C, Spezzano G
1630-1730 EuroGP Session 10:
Conference debate

Session chair: James Foster
1800 Conference dinner: Tudor banquet
Wednesday 16 April
1000-1100 EuroGP Session 11:
Alternative representations and 3-D shape design

Session chair: Ernesto Costa
How functional dependency adapts to salience hierarchy in the GAuGE system
Nicolau M, Ryan C
Evolutionary Design of Objects Using Scene Graphs
Ebner M
Parallel Programs are More Evolvable than Sequential Programs
Leung K, Lee K, Cheang S
1100-1120 Coffee break
1120-1250 EuroGP Session 12:
Symbolic regression

Session chair: Riccardo Poli
Genetic Programming with Boosting for Ambiguities in Regression Problems
Paris G, Robilliard D, Fonlupt C
Improving Symbolic Regression with Interval Arithmetic and Linear Scaling
Keijzer M
1250-1345 Lunch
1345-1515 EuroGP Session 13:
Invited speaker: Christopher Stephens, and conference close

Session chair: Conor Ryan