V.W. Porto ... [et al.] (eds.)
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Evolutionary Programming, EP98, held in San Diego, CA, USA, in March 1998.The volume presents 81 revised full papers selected from an overwhelming number of submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on economics, emergence and complex systems; issues and innovations in evolutionary computation; applications; evolution-based approaches to engineering design; examining representations and operators; evolutionary computation theory; evolutionary computation and biological modeling; particle swarm; and combinations of evolutionary and neural computation.