Presentations from the EMO 2013 conference

The 7th International Conference on Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization took place in Sheffield from 19th-22nd March 2013. The event aimed to bring together researchers from the EMO and MCDM communities to solve real world problems. This page contains material from the conference presentations


Plenary sessions

Many-Objective Visual Analytics: Rethinking the Design of Complex Engineered Systems (PDF, 12.5MB)

Patrick M. Reed

Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization and Uncertainty (PDF, 4.8MB)

Jürgen Branke

Integrating Problem Analysis and Algorithmic Development in MCDA (PDF, 574KB)

Theodor J. Stewart

Innovization: Discovery of Innovative Solution Principles Using Multi-Objective Optimization (PDF, 21.9MB)

Kalyanmoy Deb

New horizons

Session chair: Carlos Coello Coello

'Hang On a Minute': Investigations on the Effects of Delayed Objective Functions in Multiobjective Optimization (PDF, 528KB)

Richard Allmendinger and Joshua Knowles

Optimization of Adaptation - a Multi-Objective Approach for Optimizing Changes to Design Parameters (PDF, 1.3MB)

Shaul Salomon, Gideon Avigad, Peter J. Fleming, and Robin C. Purshouse

Multi-Objective AI Planning: Evaluating DAEYAHSP on a Tunable Benchmark (PDF, 1MB)

M. R. Khouadjia, M. Schoenauer, V. Vidal, J. Dréo, and P. Savéant

Multi-Objective Topic Modeling (PDF, 1.7MB)

Osama Khalifa, David W. Corne, Mike Chantler, and Fraser Halley

Indicator-based methods

Session chair: Qingfu Zhang

Indicator Based Search in Variable Orderings: Theory and Algorithms (PDF, 915KB)

Pradyumn K. Shukla and Marlon A. Braun

Preference Articulation by Means of the R2 Indicator (PDF, 1.8MB)

Tobias Wagner, Heike Trautmann and Dimo Brockhoff

Do Hypervolume Regressions hinder EMOA Performance? Surprise and Relief (PDF, 1.2MB)

Leonard Judt, Olaf Mersmann and Boris Naujoks

Cone-based Hypervolume Indicators: Construction, Properties, and Efficient Computation (PDF, 986KB)

Michael Emmerich, André Deutz, Johannes Kruisselbrink and Pradyumn Shukla

Poster session: Aspects of algorithm design

Session chair: Peter Fleming

IPESA-II: Improved Pareto Envelope-Based Selection Algorithm II (PDF, 753KB)

Miqing Li, Shengxiang Yang, Xiaohui Liu and Kang Wang

Knowledge Transfer Strategies for Vector Evaluated Particle Swarm Optimization (PDF, 76KB)

Kyle R. Harrison, Beatrice Ombuki-Berman and Andries P. Engelbrecht

Hypervolume-Based Multi-Objective Path Relinking Algorithm (PDF, 1.6MB)

Rong-Qiang Zeng, Matthieu Basseur and Jin-Kao Hao

Selection Operators based on Maximin Fitness Function for Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms (PDF, 831KB)

Adriana Menchaca-Mendez and Carlos A. Coello Coello

A Comparative Study on Evolutionary Algorithms for Many-Objective Optimization (PDF, 679KB)

Miqing Li, Shengxiang Yang, Xiaohui Liu and Ruimin Shen

Pareto-based methods

Session chair: António Gaspar-Cunha

An Alternative Preference Relation to Deal with Many-Objective Optimization Problems (PDF, 1.8MB)

Antonio López, Carlos A. Coello Coello, Akira Oyama and Kozo Fujii

An Improved Adaptive Approach for Elitist Nondominated Sorting Genetic algorithm for Many-Objective Optimization (PDF, 466KB)

Himanshu Jain and Kalyanmoy Deb

Hybrid MCDA

Session chair: Evan Hughes

"Whatever works best for you" - A New Method for A Priori and Progressive Multi-Objective Optimisation (PDF, 783KB)

Rui Wang, Robin C. Purshouse, and Peter J. Fleming

Hypervolume-based Multi-Objective Reinforcement Learning (PDF, 2.7MB)

Kristof Van Moffaert, Madalina M. Drugan, and Ann Nowé

A Theoretical Analysis of Curvature Based Preference Models (PDF, 141KB)

Pradyumn K. Shukla, Michael Emmerich, and André Deutz

Decomposition-based methods

Session chair: Michael Emmerich

Force-based Cooperative Search Directions in Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization (PDF, 2.3MB)

Bilel Derbel, Dimo Brockhoff and Arnaud Liefooghe

Approximation Model Guided Selection for Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization (PDF, 1MB)

Aimin Zhou, Qingfu Zhang and Guixu Zhang

A Decomposition Based Evolutionary Algorithm for Many Objective Optimization with Systematic Sampling and Adaptive Epsilon Control (PDF, 1.7MB)

Md Asafuddoula, Tapabrata Ray and Ruhul Sarker

Generalized Decomposition (PDF, 550KB)

Ioannis Giagkiozis, Robin C. Purshouse and Peter J. Fleming

Evenly Spaced Pareto Front Approximations for Tricriteria Problems Based on Triangulation (PDF, 713KB)

Günter Rudolph, Heike Trautmann, Soumyadip Sengupta and Oliver Schütze

Relation between Neighborhood Size and MOEA/D Performance on Many-Objective Problems (PDF, 2MB)

Hisao Ishibuchi, Naoya Akedo and Yusuke Nojima

Classical MCDA

Session chair: Ricardo Takahashi

Selection of Inspection Intervals Based on Multi-Attribute Utility Theory (PDF, 1.1MB)

Rodrigo J. P. Ferreira, Adiel Almeida and Cristiano A. V. Cavalcante

Exploratory problem analysis

Session chair: Hisao Ishibuchi

A Dimensionally-Aware Genetic Programming Architecture for Automated Innovization (PDF, 1.8MB)

Sunith Bandaru and Kalyanmoy Deb

A New Multiobjective Genetic Programming for Extraction of Design Information from Non-Dominated Solutions (PDF, 2.5MB)

Tomoaki Tatsukawa, Taku Nonomura, Akira Oyama and Kozo Fujii

Evidence Accumulation in Multiobjective Data Clustering (PDF, 410KB)

Julia Handl and Joshua Knowles

Visualising High-Dimensional Pareto Relationships in Two-Dimensional Scatterplots (PDF, 302KB)

Jonathan Fieldsend and Richard Everson

Product and process applications

Session chair: Dave Dungate

A Comparative Study of Multi-Objective Evolutionary Trace Transform Methods for Robust Feature Extraction (PDF, 1.3MB)

Wissam A. Albukhanajer, Yaochu Jin, Johann A. Briffa and Godfried Williams

Performance of Specific vs. Generic Feature Sets in Polyphonic Music Instrument Recognition (PDF, 308KB)

Igor Vatolkin, Anil Nagathil, Wolfgang Theimer and Rainer Martin

Multi-objectivization of the Tool Selection Problem on a Budget of Evaluations (PDF, 2.3MB)

Alexander W. Churchill, Phil Husbands and Andrew Philippides

Applying Bi-level Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithms for Optimizing Composites Manufacturing Processes (PDF, 668KB)

Abhishek Gupta, Piaras Kelly, Matthias Ehrgott and Simon Bickerton

Aerospace and automotive applications

Session chair: Yaochu Jin

A Real-World Application of a Many-Objective Optimisation Complexity Reduction Process (PDF, 1.4MB)

Robert J. Lygoe, Mark Cary and Peter J. Fleming

Poster session: Further real-world applications

Session chair: Robert Lygoe

Single and Multi-Objective in Silico Evolution of Tunable Genetic Oscillators (PDF, 719KB)

Spencer A. Thomas and Yaochu Jin

An Application of a Multicriteria Approach to Compare Economic Sectors: The Case of Sinaloa, Mexico (PDF, 886KB)

Juan C. L. López, Diego A. G. Chavira and Margarita U. Ruiz

Multi-Objective Optimisation for Social Cost Benefit Analysis: An Allegory (PDF, 719KB)

Robin Purshouse and John McAlister

A Case Study on Multi-Criteria Optimization of an Event Detection Software under Limited Budgets (PDF, 766KB)

Martin Zaefferer, Thomas Bartz-Beielstein, Boris Naujoks, Tobias Wagner and Michael Emmerich

A DSS Based on Multiple Criteria Decision Making for Maintenance Planning in an Electrical Power Distributor (PDF, 1.1MB)

Adiel Almeida-Filho, Rodrigo Ferreira and Adiel Almeida

Under-explored challenges

Session chair: Gideon Avigad

Multi-Objective Optimization Under Uncertain Objectives. Application to Engineering Design Problem (PDF, 2.1MB)

Céline Villa, Eric Lozinguez and Raphaël Labayrade

Decision-Maker Preference Modeling in Interactive Multiobjective Optimization (PDF, 676KB)

Luciana R. Pedro and Ricardo H. C. Takahashi

Automatically Improving the Anytime Behaviour of Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithms (PDF, 833KB)

Andreea Radulescu, Manuel López-Ibáñez and Thomas Stützle

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