Principal Concepts in Applied Evolutionary Computation: Emerging Trends

Principal Concepts in Applied Evolutionary Computation: Emerging Trends

Wei-Chiang Samuelson Hong (Asia Eastern University of Science and Technology, Taiwan)
Release Date: June, 2012|Copyright: © 2012 |Pages: 400
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-1749-0
ISBN13: 9781466617490|ISBN10: 1466617497|EISBN13: 9781466617506
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Increasingly powerful and diverse computing technologies have the potential to tackle ever greater and more complex problems and dilemmas in engineering and science disciplines.

Principal Concepts in Applied Evolutionary Computation: Emerging Trends provides an introduction to the important interdisciplinary discipline of evolutionary computation, an artificial intelligence field that combines the principles of computational intelligence with the mechanisms of the theory of evolution. Academics and practicing field professionals will find this reference useful as they break into the emerging and complex world of evolutionary computation, learning to harness and utilize this exciting new interdisciplinary field.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Evolutionary algorithms and programming
  • Fuzzy Computing
  • Genetic Algorithms
  • Grid Computing
  • Hybrid Methods
  • Interactive computational models
  • Metaheuristics
  • Natural Computing
  • Neural Computing
  • Particle Swarm Optimization
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These articles in this text span a great deal more of cutting edge areas that are truly interdisciplinary in nature.

– Wei-Chiang Samuelson Hong, Oriental Institute of Technology, Taiwan
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Wei-Chiang Hong is a professor in the Department of Information Management at the Oriental Institute of Technology, Taiwan. His research interests mainly include computational intelligence (neural networks and evolutionary computation), and application of forecasting technology (ARIMA, support vector regression, and chaos theory), and tourism competitiveness evaluation and management. Professor Hong’s articles have been published in Applied Mathematics and Computation, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Applied Soft Computing, Control and Cybernetics, Decision Support Systems, Electric Power Systems Research, Energy, Energies, Energy Conversion and Management, Energy Policy, European Journal of Operational Research, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Journal of Systems and Software, Journal of Systems Engineering and Electronics, Journal of Combinatorial Optimization, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Neural Computing and Applications, Neurocomputing, and Soft Computing among others. Professor Hong is currently on the editorial board of several journals, including International Journal of Applied Evolutionary Computation, Neurocomputing, Applied Soft Computing, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, and Energy Sources Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy. Professor Hong serves as the program committee of various international conferences including premium ones such as IEEE CEC, IEEE CIS, IEEE ICNSC, IEEE SMC, IEEE CASE, and IEEE SMCia, etc.. In May 2012, his paper had been evaluated as “Top Cited Article 2007-2011” by Elsevier Publisher (Netherlands). In Sep. 2012, once again, his paper had been indexed in ISI Essential Science Indicator database as Highly Cited Papers, in the meanwhile, he also had been awarded as the Model Teacher Award by Taiwan Private Education Association. Professor Hong is a senior member of IIE and IEEE. He is indexed in the list of Who's Who in the World (25th-30th Editions), Who's Who in Asia (2nd Edition), and Who's Who in Science and Engineering (10th and 11th Editions).
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