Genetic Algorithm/Genetic Programming



Our interest in GA and GP include application of it in optimization, constraint satisfaction, prediction of horse racing results and financial applications

Name Area of Interest
James Butler Applying genetic programming to financial applications.
T L Lau My area of interest is in the designing of enhancements to the traditional GA.
Jin Lee Applying artificial intelligence techniques to financial forecasting
Edward Tsang
  • constraint satisfaction
  • applications of AI, including scheduling and financial applications
  • connectionism, genetic algorithms, genetic programming



  • Name Description
    Constraint satisfaction To develop specialized GAs for constraint satisfaction
    Processor Configuration
    Problem
    GA approaches in designing network layouts for distributed memory processor systems
    Eddie Genetic Programming application to horse racing forecasting



    Tite Info File
    EDDIE beats the bookies Butler, J.M. & Tsang, E.P.K.
    Technical Report CSM-259, University of Essex,
    December, 1995
    CSM-259.ps.Z (34K)
    EDDIE beats the bookies Tsang, E.P.K., Butler, J.M. & Li, J. Softward, Practice & Experience, 1998 (to appear)
    Applying a mutation-based genetic algorithm to processor configuration problems Lau, T.L. & Tsang, E.P.K.
    Applying a mutation-based genetic algorithm to processor configuration problems, Proc., 8th IEEE Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI'96), Toulouse, France, November 1996
    LauTsa96.ps.Z (140K)
    Problem solving with genetic algorithms Tsang, E.P.K.
    Science and Engineering Magazine, University of Essex Publication, No.6, 1992, 14-17
    IntroGA.ps.Z (34K)
    Applying genetic algorithms to constraint satisfaction problems Tsang, E.P.K. & Warwick, T.
    Proceedings, European Conference on AI, 1990, 649-654
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    Using a genetic algorithm to tackle the processors configuration problem Warwick, T. & Tsang, E.P.K.
    Proc., ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), 1994, p217-221
    SAC94.ps.Z (77K)
    Tackling car sequencing problems using a generic genetic algorithm Warwick, T. & Tsang, E.P.K.
    Evolutionary Computation, Vol.3, No.3, 1995, p267-298
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    A GA Approach to constraint satisfaction problems Warwick, T.
    PhD Thesis, University of Essex
    February, 1995
    Warwick PhD 1995 (467K)



    Useful Links

    (more links to be added)

    Essex University Constraint Satisfaction Research Group, Home Page
    The Genetic Algorithms Archive
    John Koza's home page (Genetic Programming)
    Pablo Moscato's Memetic Algorithms' Home Page
    Christian Jacob's Evolvica
    The GARAGe group at Michigan University
    Bio Computing Home Page