NICSO 2007  
Acireale, Sicily (Italy), November 8-10, 2007
 
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Program

NICSO 2007 Program (pdf)


Thursday November 8
8:30 - 9:00      Registration
9:00 - 9:30      Welcome Message
9:30 - 10:30      Plenary Lecture: Marco Dorigo
Swarm-bots: An Experiment in Swarm Robotics
10:30 - 11:00      Coffee Bbreak
11:00 - 13:10      
  • Probabilistically guided Prefix Gene Expression Programming

  • Flocking-Based Document Clustering on the Graphics Processing Unit

  • Artificial Immune System For Collaborative Spam Filtering

  • MP Systems and Hybrid Petri Nets

  • Spatial Sorting of Binary-Indexed Grid Resources via Nature-Inspired Agents

  • hCHAC-4, an ACO Algorithm for Solving the Four-Criteria Military Path-finding Problem

13:10 - 15:00      Lunch
15:00 - 16:00      Plenary Lecture: Paolo Arena
From Emergence to Cooperation: the role of Nonlinear Dynamics in Cognitive Robotics
16:00 - 16:30      Coffee Break
16:30 - 18:35      
  • A Hybrid System of Nature Inspired Metaheuristics

  • ESCA: A new Evolutionary-Swarm Cooperative Algorithm

  • Stabilizing Swarm Intelligence Search via Positive Feedback Resource Allocation

  • An Adaptive Metaheuristic for the Simultaneous Resolution of a Set of Instances

  • Honey Bees Mating Optimization Algorithm for the Vehicle Routing Problem

  • Self-organization on Silicon: System Integration of a Fixed-Point Swarm Coprocesssor

19:45      Meeting point for Social Dinner


Friday 9th
8:30 - 9:00      Registration
9:00 - 10:00      Plenary Lecture: Roberto Battiti
Reactive Search: Adaptive on-line Self-Tuning for Optimization
10:00 - 10:30      Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:50      
  • Dynamic Adaptation of Genetic Operator’s Probabilities

  • Cooperative Co-Evolution Inspired Operators for Classical GP Schemes

  • Biologically Inspired Clustering: Comparing the Neural and Immune Paradigms

  • CODEA: An Architecture for Designing Nature-Inspired Cooperative Decentralized Heuristics

11:50 - 12:10      Coffee Break
12:10 - 13:30      
  • Memetic Algorithm for the Generalized Asymmetric Traveling Salesman Problem

  • Particle Swarm Based Collective Searching Model for Adaptive Environment

  • Social Impact based Approach to Feature Subset Selection

  • Influence of Different Deviations Allowed for Equality Constraints on Particle Swarm Optimization and Differential Evolution

13:30 - 15:00      Lunch
15:00 - 16:00      
  • Efficiency of Various Stochastic Optimization Algorithms in High Frequency Electromagnetic Applications

  • Learning Classifier System with Self-Adaptive Discovery Mechanism

  • An Approach to Genome Statistics Inspired by Stochastic or Quantum Models of Computing: a Survey

16.00      Social Tour


Saturday 10th
8:15 - 9:00      Registration
9:00 - 11:00      
  • Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization for the Minimum Labelling Steiner Tree Problem

  • Ant Colony Cooperative Strategy in Electrocardiogram and Electroencephalogram Data Clustering

  • A Surface Tension and Coalescence Model for Dynamic Distributed Resources Allocation in Massively Parallel Processors on-Chip

  • Cooperative Learning Sensitive Agent System for Combinatorial Optimization

  • A Genetic Algorithm based on Complex Networks Theory for the Management of Airline Route Networks

  • A BioInspired Model for Parsing of Natural Languages

11:00 - 11:30      Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:30      
  • An Evolutionary Approach For Performing Structural Unit-Testing On Third-Party Object-Oriented Java Software

  • Adaptive Spatial Allocation of Resource for Parallel Genetic Algorithm

  • Implementation of Massive Parallel Networks of Evolutionary Processors (MPNEP): 3-Colorability Problem

  • Multi-Constraints Routing Algorithm based on Swarm Intelligence over High Altitude Platforms

  • A Genetic Algorithm Framework Applied to Quantum Circuit Synthesis

  • Semantic Distillation: a Method for Clustering Objects by their Contextual Specificity

13:30 - 15:00      Lunch
15:00 - 16:20      
  • UPlanIT: An Evolutionary Based Production Planning and Scheduling System

  • Performance Analysis of Turning Process via Particle Swarm Opitmization

  • Automatic Basis Selection for the Beta Basis Function Neural Networks

  • Elvovable Hardware: A Problem of Generalization Which Works Best Large Population Size and Small Number of Generations or visa versa

16:20 - 16:50      Coffee Break
16:50 - 17:50      
  • Detecting Hierarchical Organization in Complex Networks by Nearest Neighbor Correlation

  • A Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for the Travelling Salasman Problem

  • GAHC: Improved Genetic Algorithm

17:50 - 18:10      Concluding Remarks