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Abbas & Tsang 2001
Abbas, A. & Tsang, E.P.K., Toward a general language for the specification of constraint satisfaction problems, Constraint Programming, Artificial Intelligence and Operations Research (CP-AI-OR) Workshop, UK, April 2001
Abbas & Tsang 2001
Abbas, A. & Tsang, E.P.K., Constraint-based timetabling - A case study, Proceedings, ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications, Beirut, Lebanon, June 26-29, 2001
Abbas & Tsang 2004
A. Abbas & E.P.K.Tsang, Software Engineering aspects of constraint-based timetabling – a case study, Information & Software Technology Journal, Vol.46, 2004, 359-372
Borrett & Tsang 1995a, CSM-236.ps.Z (100K)
Borrett, J.E. & Tsang, E.P.K., Observations on the usefulness of arc consistency preprocessing, Technical Report CSM-236, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, March, 1995
Borrett & Tsang 1995b, CSM-254.ps.Z (47K)
Borrett, J. & Tsang, E.P.K., On the selection of constraint satisfaction problem formulations, Technical Report CSM-254, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, October, 1995
Borrett & Tsang 1996, CSM-264.ps.Z (52K)
Borrett, J. & Tsang, E.P.K., Towards a formal framework for comparing constraint satisfaction problem formulations, Technical Report CSM-264, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, March, 1996
Borrett el al, ECAI-96 (145K)
Borrett, J., Tsang, E.P.K. & Walsh, N.R., Adaptive constraint satisfaction: the quickest first principle, Proceedings, 12th European Conference on AI, Budapest, Hungary, 1996, p.160-164
Borrett el al, planningsig96.pdf (30K)
Borrett, J., Tsang, E.P.K. & Walsh, N.R., Adaptive constraint satisfaction, Proceedings, 15th UK Planning and Scheduling Special Interest Group Workshop, Liverpool, November, 1996
Borrett, J.E. (zipped PDF 671K),
Borrett, J., Formulation selection for constraint satisfaction problems: a heuristic approach, PhD Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, 1998
Borrett & Tsang (BorTsa-Modelling-Constraints99.pdf, early version 191K)
Borrett, J. & Tsang, E.P.K. A context for constraint satisfaction problems formulation selection, Constraints, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol.6, No.4, 2001, 299-327
Brain 1994, Department of Computer Science
Brain, S., Intelligent backtracking in constraint satisfaction, MSc Dissertation, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, Colchester, 1994
Bradwell et al (149K)
Bradwell, R., Ford, J., Mills, P., Tsang, E.P.K. & Williams, R., An overview of the CACP project: modelling and solving constraint satisfaction/optimisation problems with minimal expert intervention, Workshop on Analysis and Visualization of Constraint Programs and Solvers, Constraint Programming 2000, Singapore 22 September 2000
Davenport et al 1994, aaai94.ps.Z (60K)
Davenport A., Tsang E.P.K., Kangmin Zhu & C J Wang, GENET: A connectionist architecture for solving constraint satisfaction problems by iterative improvement, Proc., AAAI, 1994, p.325-330
Davenport, cp95.ps.Z (87K)
Davenport, A., A comparison of complete and incomplete algorithms in the easy and hard regions, Proceedings, Workshop on Studying and Solving Really Hard Problems, First International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, September, 1995, p.43-51
Davenport & Tsang 1995a, flairs95.ps.Z (67K)
Davenport, A. & Tsang, E.P.K., An empirical investigation into the exceptionally hard problems, Proc., Workshop on Constraint-based Reasoning (Constraint-95), Florida AI Research Symposium, 1995, p.46-53
Davenport & Tsang 1995b, planning.sig95.ps.Z (72K)
Davenport A. & Tsang E.P.K., Solving constraint satisfaction sequencing problems by iterative repair, Proceeding, 14th UK Planning and Scheduling Special Interest Group Workshop, Colchester, November, 1995
Davenport 1997 Davenport-PhD97.zip (328K)
Davenport, A., Extensions and evaluation of GENET in constraint satisfaction, PhD Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, July, 1997
Davenport A. & Tsang E.P.K. 1999 DavTsa-SwapGenet-Paclp99.ps (432K)
Davenport, A.J. & Tsang, E.P.K., Solving constraint satisfaction sequencing problems by iterative repair, The First International Conference on The Practical Application of Constraint Technologies and Logic Programming (PACLP), London, April 1999, 345-357
Howarth, R. & Tsang E.P.K. 1998
Howarth, R. & Tsang, E.P.K., Scheduling in both Space and Time, Constraints, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol.3, No.4, October 1998, 343-361
Jin, N. & Tsang E.P.K. 2004
Jin, N. & Tsang, E.P.K., Alternating-offers bargaining problems, a co-evolutionary approach, Poster, Second World Congress of the Game Theory Society (Game2004), Marseille, 5-9 July, 2004
Kern 2005 (703K)
Kern, M., Parameter Adaptation in heuristic search - a population-based approach, PhD Thesis, University of Essex, 2005
Kwan et al 1995 (89K)
Kwan, A., Tsang, E.P.K. & Borrett, J., Phase transition in finding multiple solutions in constraint satisfaction problems, Proceedings, Workshop on Studying and Solving Really Hard Problems, First International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, September, 1995, p.119-126
Kwan & Tsang 1995, CSM-262.ps.Z (62K)
Kwan, A. & Tsang, E.P.K., Comparing CSP algorithms without considering variable ordering heuristics can be misleading Technical Report CSM-262, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, December, 1995
Kwan 1996, CSM-261.ps.Z (72K)
Kwan, A., The validity of normality assumption in CSP research, Proceedings, Fourth Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI), Cairns, Australia, August, 1996
Kwan & Tsang 1996, CSM-260.ps.Z (194K)
Kwan, A. & Tsang, E.P.K., Minimal forward checking with backmarking, Technical Report CSM-260, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, March, 1996
Kwan et al, ECAI-96 (89K)
Kwan, A., Tsang, E.P.K. & Borrett, J.E., Predicting phase transitions of binary CSPs with local graph topology, Proceedings, 12th European Conference on AI, Budapest, Hungary, 1996, p.185-189
Kwan & Tsang ICTAI-96 (99K)
Kwan, A. & Tsang, E.P.K., Minimal forward checking with backmarking and conflict-directed backjumping, Proc., 8th IEEE Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI'96), Toulouse, France, November 1996, to appear
Kwan_PhD.ps.zip (1,183K)
Kwan, A., A framework for mapping constraint satisfaction problems to solution methods, PhD Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, July, 1997
Kwan et al 1998 (IDA Paper)
Kwan, A., Tsang, E.P.K. & Borrett, J. Predicting phase transitions of binary constraint satisfaction problems with constraint graph information, International Journal in Intelligent Data Analysis, (Electronic Journal, http://www-east.elsevier.com/ida/Menu.html), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol.2, No.1, January 1998
Lau & Tsang 1996 (140K)
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
Lau & Tsang 1997
Lau, T.L. & Tsang, E.P.K., Solving the processor configuration problem with a mutation-based genetic algorithm, International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools (IJAIT), World Scientific, Vol.6, No.4, December 1997, 567-585
Lau & Tsang 1998a
Lau, T.L. & Tsang, E.P.K., The guided genetic algorithm and its application to the general assignment problems, IEEE 10th International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI'98), Taiwan, November 1998
Lau & Tsang 1998b
Lau, T.L. & Tsang, E.P.K., Solving large processor configuration problems with the guided genetic algorithm, IEEE 10th International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI'98), Taiwan, November 1998
Lau & Tsang 1998c LauTsa-Rlfap-Nato98.ps.Z (165K)
Lau, T.L. & Tsang, E.P.K., Solving the radio link frequency assignment problem with the guided genetic algorithm, Proceedings, NATO Symposium on Radio Length Frequency Assignment, Sharing and Conservation Systems (Aerospace), Aalborg, Demark, October 1998, Paper 14b
Lau 1999
Lau-Gga-PhD99.zip (288K) Lau-Gga-PhD99.pdf (604K)
Lau, T.L., Guided Genetic Algorithm, PhD Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex 1999
Lau & Tsang 2001 LauTsang-Rlfap-Constraints2001.pdf (313K)
Lau, T.L. & Tsang, E.P.K., Guided genetic algorithm and its application to radio link frequency assignment problems, Constraints, Vol.6, No.4, 2001, 373-398
Li & Tsang 1999a LiTsa-Improve-FLAIRS99.ps (509K)
Li, J. & Tsang, E.P.K., Improving technical analysis predictions: an application of genetic programming, Proceedings, The 12th International FLAIRS Conference (FLAIRS-99), USA, 1999
Li & Tsang 1999b LiTsa-C45-Cec99.ps (560K)
Li, J. & Tsang, E.P.K., Investment decision making using FGP: a case study, Proceedings, Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Washington DC, USA, 6-9 July 1999
Li & Tsang 2000 LiTsa-LowRF-Cef2000.ps (754K) (zip version 110K)
Li, J. & Tsang, E.P.K., Reducing Failures in Investment Recommendations using Genetic Programming, Proceedings, 6th International Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance, Society for Computational Economics, Barcelona, July 2000
Mills et al 1998 CSM-321.ps.Z (148K)
Mills, P., Tsang, E.P.K., Williams, R., Ford, J. & Borrett, J., EaCL 1.0: an easy abstract constraint programming language, Technical Report CSM-321, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, December, 1998
Mills et al 1999 MTWFB-Eacl15-Csm99-324.ps (148K)
Mills, P., Tsang, E.P.K., Williams, R., Ford, J. & Borrett, J., EaCL 1.5: An Easy abstract Constraint optimisation Programming Language, echnical Report CSM-324, University of Essex, olchester, UK, December, 1999
Mills & Tsang 1999 (MilTsa-GlsSat-Asor99.ps, 498K)
Mills, P. & Tsang, E.P.K., Guided local search applied to the satisfiability (SAT) problem, Proceedings, 15th National Conference of the Australian Society for Operations Research (ASOR'99), Queensland, Australia, July 1999, 872-883
Mills & Tsang GLSSAT 2000 (early version, MilTsa-Glssat-Sat2000.pdf)
Mills, P. & Tsang, E.P.K., Guided local search for solving SAT and weighted MAX-SAT problems, Journal of Automated Reasoning, Special Issue on Satisfiability Problems, Kluwer, Vol.24, 2000, 205-223
Mills, Tsang & Ford, GLSQAP 2003 (early version, MiTsFo-GlsQap-AnOr2002.pdf)
Mills, P. & Tsang, E.P.K. & Ford, J., Applying an Extended Guided Local Search on the Quadratic Assignment Problem, Annals of Operations Research, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol.118, 2003, 121-135
Mills, PhD 2002 (711K)
Mills, P., Extensions to Guided Local Search, PhD Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, 2002
Naden 1994, Department of Computer Science
Naden, P., Constraint satisfaction using tabu search, MSc Dissertation, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, Colchester, 1994
Rashidi & Tsang 2005 (1.6MB)
H.Rashidi & E.P.K.Tsang, Applying the Extended Network Simplex Algorithm and a Greedy Search Method to Automated Guided Vehicle Scheduling, Proceedings, 2nd Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory & Applications (MISTA), New York, July 2005, 677-692
Rashidi 2006 (21.7MB)
H.Rashidi, Dynamic scheduling of automated guided vehicles in container terminals, PhD Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, April 2006
Tsang 1986 (3MB)
Tsang, E.P.K., Plan generation using a temporal frame, in Du Boulay, B., Hogg, D. & Steels, L. (ed), Advances in Artificial Intelligence-II, North-Holland, 1986, 643-657 (Proceedings, 7th European Conference on AI, July, 1986)
Tsang 1987a (1.7MB)
Tsang, E.P.K., The consistent labelling problem in temporal reasoning, Proc. AAAI Conference, Seattle, July, 1987, 251-255
Tsang 1987b (2.2MB)
Tsang, E.P.K. Time Structures for Artificial Intelligence, Proc., 10th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), August 1987, 456-461
Tsang & Warwick 1990
Tsang, E.P.K. & Warwick, T., Applying genetic algorithms to constraint satisfaction problems, Proceedings, 9th European Conference on AI, 1990, 649-654
Tsang & Wang 1992 NNA92.ps.Z (37K)
Tsang, E.P.K. & Wang, C.J., A generic neural network approach for constraint satisfaction problems, in Taylor, J.G. (ed.), Neural network applications, Springer-Verlag, 1992, p.12-22
Tsang 1992 IntroGA.ps.Z (34K)
Tsang, E.P.K., Problem solving with genetic algorithms, Science and Engineering Magazine, University of Essex Publication, No.6, 1992, 14-17
Tsang 1993
Tsang, E.P.K., Foundations of constraint satisfaction, Academic Press, London, 1993
Programs in both ascii (90K) and compressed postscript (66K) (pages 321-382) format available by ftp
Tsang & Kwan 1994 CSM-198.ps.Z (43K)
Tsang, E.P.K. & Kwan, A., Mapping constraint satisfaction problems to algorithms and heuristics, Technical Report CSM-198, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, 1994
Tsang et al 1995 aisb95.ps.Z (101K)
Tsang, E.P.K., Borrett J. E., Kwan, A., An Attempt to Map the Performance of a Range of Algorithm and Heuristic Combinations. Proceedings, Artificial Intelligence and Simulated Behaviour Conference, April, 1995, 203-216
Tsang 1995
Tsang, E.P.K., Scheduling techniques -- a comparative study, British Telecom Technology Journal, Vol.13, No.1., Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, UK, 1995, 16-28 (an earlier version of this paper is available here (124K))
Tsang & Voudouris 1997
Tsang, E.P.K. & Voudouris, C., Fast local search and guided local search and their application to British Telecom's workforce scheduling problem, Operations Research Letters, Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam, Vol.20, No.3, March 1997, 119-127
(For an earlier version, see Technical Report CSM-246 (40K), Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, Colchester, UK)
Tsang 1998a
Tsang, E.P.K., No more 'Partial' and 'Full Looking Ahead', Research Note, Artificial Intelligence, Vol.98(1-2), 1998, 351-361
(For an earlier version of the paper, see Technical Report CSM-276, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, January, 1997)
Tsang 1998b (121K)
Tsang, E.P.K., A glimpse of Constraint satisfaction, Artificial Intelligence Review, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol.13, 1999, 215-227
(an early version of this paper was published in "Orbital", 1996 Tsang-IntroCsp-Orbital96.ps.Z (105K))
Tsang, Li & Butler 1998
Tsang, E.P.K., Li, J. & Butler, J.M., EDDIE beats the bookies, International Journal of Software, Practice & Experience, Wiley, Vol.28(10), August 1998, 1033-1043
Tsang & Voudouris 1998 TsaVou-GLSOpt-Unicom98.ps.Z (79K)
Tsang, E.P.K. & Voudouris, C., Constraint satisfaction in discrete optimisation, Proceedings, UNICOM Seminar on Constraint Satisfaction and Discrete Optimisation Overview, London, April 1998
Tsang, Wang, Davenport, Voudouris & Lau 1999 TWDVL-G3-Paclp99.ps.zip (109K) (PDF 156K)
Tsang, E.P.K., Wang, C.J., Davenport, A., Voudouris, C. & Lau,T.L., A family of stochastic methods for constraint satisfaction and optimization, The First International Conference on The Practical Application of Constraint Technologies and Logic Programming (PACLP), London, April 1999, 359-383
Tsang, Mills, Williams, Ford & Borrett 1999 TMWFB-Cacp-Paclp99.pdf (PDF 122K);
Tsang, E.P.K., Mills, P., Williams, R., Ford, J. & Borrett, J., A computer aided constraint programming system, The First International Conference on The Practical Application of Constraint Technologies and Logic Programming (PACLP), London, April 1999, 81-93
Tsang, Voudouris, Ford, Mills 1999 TVFM-OrCp-Asor99.ps (480K)
Tsang, E.P.K., Voudouris, C., Ford, J., Mills, P., Operations Research Meets Constraint Programming: Some Achievements So Far, Proceedings, 15th National Conference of the Australian Society for Operations Research (ASOR'99) Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 4-7 July 1999, 872-883
Tsang et al 2000 zipped html version (32K) postscript version (478K)
Tsang, E.P.K., Li, J., Markose, S., Er, H., Salhi, A. & Iori, G., EDDIE In Financial Decision Making, Journal of Finance and Management, November 2000
Tsang 2002 CSM-359.pdf (134K)
Tsang, E.P.K., Constraint satisfaction in business process modelling, Technical Report CSM-359, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, January, 2002
Tsang & Gosling 2002 TsaGos-Negotiation-AAMAS2002.pdf (74K)
Tsang, E.P.K. & Gosling, T., Distributed Constraint Satisfaction Workshop, First International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS-2002), Bologna, Italy, July 15-19, 2002
Tsang, Mills & Ford 2002 CSM-371.pdf (1MB)
Tsang, E.P.K., Mills, P.H. & Ford, J., Extending Guided Local Search - Towards a Metaheuristic Algorithm With No Parameters To Tune, Technical Report CSM-371, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, April, 2002
Tsang et al 2005 TGVVO-Reconnet-Mista2005.pdf (1.6MB)
Tsang, E.P.K., Gosling,T., Virginas, B., Voudouris, C. & Owusu, G., Retractable Contract Network for Distributed Scheduling, in Proceedings, 2nd Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory & Applications (MISTA), New York, July 2005, 485-500
Tsang et al 2006 TFMBWS-ZdcRostering-AnOR2006.pdf (2.16MB)
Tsang, E.P.K., Ford, J., Mills, P., Bradwell, R., Williams, R. & Scott, P. Towards a Practical Engineering Tool for Rostering, Annals of Operational Research, Special Issue on Personnel Scheduling and Planning, Accepted for publication, January 2006 (early version: ZDC-Rostering: A Personnel Scheduling System Based On Constraint Programming Technical Report 406, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, June, 2004)
Voudouris & Tsang 1994 CSM-213.ps.Z (219K)
Voudouris, C. & Tsang, E.P.K., The tunneling algorithm for partial CSPs and combinatorial optimization problems, Technical Report CSM-213, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, September, 1994
Voudouris & Tsang 1995 CSM-249.ps.Z (126K)
Voudouris, C. & Tsang, E.P.K., Function Optimization using Guided Local Search, Technical Report CSM-249, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, September, 1995
Voudouris & Tsang 1996 PACT-96 (106K)
Voudouris, C. & Tsang, E.P.K., Partial Constraint Satisfaction Problems and Guided Local Search, Proc., Practical Application of Constraint Technology (PACT'96), London, April, 1996, 337-356
Voudouris 1997 Voudouris-PhD97-pdf.zip (971K)
Voudouris, C, Guided local search for combinatorial optimisation problems, PhD Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, July, 1997
Voudouris & Tsang 1998 VouTsa-Rlfap-Nato98.ps.Z (140K)
Voudouris, C. & Tsang, E.P.K., Solving the Radio Link Frequency Assignment Problem using Guided Local Search Proceedings, NATO Symposium on Radio Length Frequency Assignment, Sharing and Conservation Systems (Aerospace), Aalborg, Demark, October 1998, Paper 14a
Voudouris 1998 (in pdf format, 278K)
Voudouris, C., Guided Local Search -- An illustrative example in function optimisation, BT Technology Journal, Vol.16, No.3, July 1998, 46-50 (early version appeared as CSM-249.ps.Z (126K), University of Essex, Colchester, UK, August, 1995)
Voudouris & Tsang 1999 (in pdf format, 848K)
Voudouris, C. & Tsang, E.P.K., Guided Local Search and its application to the Travelling Salesman Problem, European Journal of Operational Research, Anbar Publishing, Vol.113, Issue 2, March 1999, 469-499 (winner of the Anbar Citation of Excellence Award; early version appeared as Technical Report CSM-247, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, August, 1995)
Voudouris & Tsang 2001
Voudouris, C. & Tsang, E.P.K., Guided local search joins the elite in discrete optimisation, DIMACS Series in Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science Volume 57, 2001, 29-39
{Earlier version (82K) appeared in Proceedings, DIMACS Workshop on Constraint Programming and Large Scale Discrete Optimisation, Rutgers, New Jersey, USA, September 1998}
Voudouris & Tsang 2003
Voudouris, C. & Tsang, E.P.K., Guided local search, in F. Glover (ed.), Handbook of metaheuristics, Kluwer, 2003, 185-218
Wang & Tsang 1991 iee91.ps.Z (38K)
Wang, C.J. & Tsang, E.P.K., Solving constraint satisfaction problems using neural-networks, Proceedings, IEE Second International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, 1991, p.295-299
Wang & Tsang 1992 vlsi92.ps.Z (76K)
Wang, C.J. & Tsang, E.P.K., A cascadable VLSI design for GENET International Workshop on VLSI for Neural Networks and Artificial Intelligence, Oxford, 1992
Warwick & Tsang 1994
Warwick, T. & Tsang, E.P.K., Using a genetic algorithm to tackle the processors configuration problem, Proc., ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), 1994, 217-221
Warwick 1995 (316K)
Warwick, T., A GA Approach to constraint satisfaction problems, PhD Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, February, 1995
Warwick & Tsang 1995 WarTsa-Ga_CarSeq-EvolComp1995.zip (170K)
Warwick, T. & Tsang, E.P.K., Tackling car sequencing problems using a generic genetic algorithm, Evolutionary Computation, MIT Press, Vol.3, No.3, 1995, p267-298
Zhang et al 2003 CSM-390.pdf (209K)
Q. Zhang, Z. Xu, E.P.K. Tsang, J.A. Ford, H. Li and J. Sun, Convergence of GENET Guided Local Search for Constraint Satisfaction Problems Technical Report CSM-390, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, September 2003
Zhang et al 2004 CSM-390.pdf
Q. Zhang, J. Sun, E.P.K. Tsang & J.A. Ford, Hybrid estimation of distribution algorithm for global optimization, Engineering Computations, Vol.21, No.1, 2004, 91-107
Zhang et al 2006
Q. Zhang, J. Sun, E.P.K. Tsang & J. Ford, Estimation of Distribution Algorithm with 2-opt local search for the quadratic assignment problem, in J.A. Lozano, P. Larranaga, I. Inza & E.Bengotxea (ed.), Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, Special Issue on Towards a New Evolutoinary Computation: Advances in the Estimation of Distribution Algorithms, Springer-Verlag, Vol.192, 2006, 281-292
Zhou et al 2006a
A. Zhou, Y. Jin, Q. Zhang, B. Sendhoff & E.P.K. Tsang, Combining model-based and genetics-based offspring generation for multi-objective optimization using a convergence criterion, Proceedings, Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC) 2006, to appear
Zhou et al 2006b
A. Zhou, Y. Jin, Q. Zhang, B. Sendhoff & E.P.K. Tsang, Modelling the population distribution in multi-objective optimization by generative topographic mapping, Proceedings, Parallel Problem Solving From Nature (PPSN), Reykjavik, Iceland, 9-13 September 2006, to appear
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