Journal Contents: International Journal of Natural Computing Research (IJNCR)

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Volume 7 (2018)
Issue 1
Article 1
Neural Network Model for Semantic Analysis of Sanskrit Text (pages 1-14)
Smita Selot (Department of Computer Applications, SSTC, Bhiali, India), Neeta Tripathi (SSTC, Bhiali, India), A. S. Zadgaonkar (CV Raman University, Bilaspur, India)
Article 2
Client-Awareness Resource Allotment and Job Scheduling in Heterogeneous Cloud by Using Social Group Optimization (pages 15-31)
Phani Praveen S. (Research Scholar, Department of Computer Science, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India), K. Thirupathi Rao (Computer Science and Engineering, K L Deemed to be University, Guntur, India)
Article 3
VRoptBees: A Bee-Inspired Framework for Solving Vehicle Routing Problems (pages 32-56)
Thiago A.S. Masutti (Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Sao Paulo, Brazil), Leandro Nunes de Castro (Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Article 4
Analysis of Feature Selection and Ensemble Classifier Methods for Intrusion Detection (pages 57-72)
H.P. Vinutha (Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Davangere, Karnataka, India), Poornima Basavaraju (Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Davangere, Karnataka, India)
Issue 2
Article 1
Schistosomal Hepatic Fibrosis Classification (pages 1-17)
Dalia S. Ashour (Department of Medical Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt), Dina M. Abou Rayia (Department of Medical Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt), Nilanjan Dey (Techno India College of Technology, West Bengal, India), Amira S. Ashour (Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt), Ahmed Refaat Hawas (Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt), Manar B. Alotaibi (Computers and Information Technology, Taif University, Ta'if, Saudi Arabia)
Article 2
Segmentation of Brain Tumor Tissues in HGG and LGG MR Images Using 3D U-net Convolutional Neural Network (pages 18-30)
Poornachandra Sandur (VTU-RRC, Belagavi, India), C. Naveena (SJBIT, Bengaluru, India), V.N. Manjunath Aradhya (SJCE, Mysuru, India), Nagasundara K. B. (JSS Academy of Technical Education, Bengaluru, India)
Article 3
Automatic Generation of Synsets for Wordnet of Hindi Language (pages 31-47)
Priyank Pandey (Department of Computer Science, Graphic Era University, Dehradun, India), Manju Khari (Computer Science and Engineering Department, AIACTR, Delhi, India), Raghavendra Kumar (Computer Science and Engineering Department, LNCT College, Indore, India), Dac-Nhuong Le (Faculty of Information Technology, Haiphong University, Haiphong, Vietnam)
Article 4
Control of Dynamic Noise in Transcendental Julia and Mandelbrot Sets by Superior Iteration Method (pages 48-59)
Ketan Jha (Department of Computer Science, Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer, India), Mamta Rani (Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer, India)
Issue 3
Article 1
LoG and Structural Based Arbitrary Oriented Multilingual Text Detection in Images/Video (pages 1-16)
Basavaraju H. T. (Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore, India), Manjunath Aradhya V.N. (Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore, India), Guru D. S. (University of Mysore, Mysore, India), Harish H. B. S. (Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore, India)
Article 2
Dual Hesitant Fuzzy Set and Intuitionistic Fuzzy Ideal Based Computational Method for MCGDM Problem (pages 17-41)
Akanksha Singh (G. B. Pant University of Ag. & Technology, Pantnagar, India), Sanjay Kumar (G. B. Pant University of Ag. & Technology, Pantnagar, India)
Article 3
Intravenous Drug Delivery System for Blood Pressure Patient Based on Adaptive Parameter Estimation (pages 42-53)
Bharat Singh (Department of Electrical Engineering, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, India), Shabana Urooj (Department of Electrical Engineering, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, India)
Article 4
SGO A New Approach for Energy Efficient Clustering in WSN (pages 54-72)
Pritee Parwekar (Anil Neerukonda Institute of Technology & Sciences, Bheemunipatnam, India)
Issue 4
Article 1
Fuzzy-based Gain Adaptive Scheme for Set-Point Modulated Model Reference Adaptive Controller (pages 1-19)
A. K. Pal (Heritage Institute of Technology, India), Indrajıt Naskar (Heritage Institute of Technology, India), Sampa Paul (Heritage Institute of Technology, India)
Article 2
Visualization of Feature Engineering Strategies for Predictive Analytics (pages 20-44)
Saggurthi Kishor Babu (Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology, Vijayawada, India), S. Vasavi (VR Siddhartha Engineering College, Vijayawada, India)
Article 3
An Improved LBP Blockwise Method for Face Recognition (pages 45-55)
Nikhil Kumar (SBS State Technical Campus, Ferozepur, India), Sunny Behal (SBS State Technical Campus, Ferozepur, India)
Article 4
Center Symmetric Local Descriptors for Image Classification (pages 56-70)
Vaasudev Narayanan (Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, India), Bhargav Parsi (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
Volume 6 (2017)
Issue 1
Special Issue on Mining Modulation & NLP
Guest Editorial Preface
Vijender Kumar Solanki (CMR institute of Technology (Autonomous), Hyderabad, India), Vijay Bhaskar Semwal (Indian Institute of Information Technology Dharwad, Karnataka, India)
Article 2
Comparative Analysis of EMD and VMD Algorithm in Speech Enhancement (pages 17-35)
Rashmirekha Ram (Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Siksha ‘O' Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, India), Mihir Narayan Mohanty (Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Siksha ‘O' Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, India)
Article 3
News Headline Building using Hybrid Headline Generation Technique for Quick Gist (pages 36-52)
Urmila Shrawankar (G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur, India), Kranti Wankhede (G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur, India)
Article 4
Conversion of Tactile Sign Language into English for Deaf/Dumb Interaction (pages 53-67)
Urmila Shrawankar (G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur, India), Sayli Dixit (Serenatics Systems Pvt. Ltd, Pune, India)
Issue 2
Article 1
Malware Detection in Android Using Data Mining (pages 1-17)
Suparna Dasgupta (JIS College of Engineering, Kalyani, India), Soumyabrata Saha (JIS College of Engineering, Kalyani, India), Suman Kumar Das (JIS College of Engineering, Kalyani, India)
Article 2
Innovative Genetic Algorithmic Approach to Select Potential Patches Enclosing Real and Complex Zeros of Nonlinear Equation (pages 18-37)
Vijaya Lakshmi V. Nadimpalli (ACRHEM, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India), Rajeev Wankar (SCIS, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India), Raghavendra Rao Chillarige (SCIS, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India)
Article 3
Selecting Demolition Waste Materials Disposal Alternatives Using Fuzzy TOPSIS Technique (pages 38-57)
Mohamed Marzouk (Cairo University, Giza, Egypt), Mohamed Abd El-Razek (Arab Contractors Company, Egypt)
Article 4
Modification of Happiness Expression in Face Images (pages 58-69)
Dao Nam Anh (Electric Power University, Hanoi, Vietnam), Trinh Minh Duc (Worcester Academy, Worcester, USA)
Volume 5 (2015)
Issue 1
Special Issue on National Meeting of Artificial and Computational Intelligence
Guest Editorial Preface
Myriam Delgado (Departamento Academico de Informática, Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, Paraná, Brazil), Gustavo Batista (Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação, Universidade de São Paulo - São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil), Flavia Bernardini (Instituto de Ciência e Tecnologia, Universidade Federal Fluminense - Rio das Ostras, Brazil)
Article 1
Heuristics for the Periodic Mobile Piston Pump Unit Routing Problem (pages 1-25)
Marcos R. Q. Andrade (Departamento de Computação, Polo Universitário de Rio das Ostras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Luiz S. Ochi (Instituto de Computação, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Simone L. Martins (Instituto de Computação, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Article 2
Advances on Concept Drift Detection in Regression Tasks Using Social Networks Theory (pages 26-41)
Jean Paul Barddal (Programa de Pós-Graduação em Informática, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil), Heitor Murilo Gomes (Programa de Pós-Graduação em Informática, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil), Fabrício Enembreck (Programa de Pós-Graduação em Informática, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil)
Article 3
Detecting Central Region in Weld Beads of DWDI Radiographic Images Using PSO (pages 42-56)
Fernando M. Suyama (Federal University of Technology, Paraná, Brazil), Andriy G. Krefer (Federal University of Technology, Paraná, Brazil), Alex R. Faria (Federal University of Technology, Paraná, Brazil), Tania M. Centeno (Federal University of Technology, Paraná, Brazil)
Article 4
Classification of Land Use and Land Cover in the Brazilian Amazon using Fuzzy Multilayer Perceptrons (pages 57-71)
Toni Pimentel (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, São José dos Campos, Brazil), Fernando M. Ramos (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, São José dos Campos, Brazil), Sandra Sandri (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, São José dos Campos, Brazil)
Issue 2
Article 1
Usage of Comprehensive Learning Particle Swarm Optimization for Parameter Identification of Structural System (pages 1-15)
Hesheng Tang (State Key Laboratory for Disaster Reduction in Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China), Lijun Xie (Research Institute of Structural Engineering and Disaster Reduction, Tongji University, Shanghai, China), Songtao Xue (Department of Architecture, Tohoku Institute of Technology, Tohoku, Japan)
Article 2
The Planning Net: A Structure to Improve Planning Solvers with Petri Nets (pages 16-36)
Marcos A. Schreiner (Department of Informatics, Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil), Marcos A. Castilho (Department of Informatics, Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil), Fabiano Silva (Department of Informatics, Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil), Luis A. Kunzle (Department of Informatics, Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil), Razer A. N. R. Montaño (Department of Informatics, Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil)
Article 3
Composition of Local Normal Coordinates and Polyhedral Geometry in Riemannian Manifold Learning (pages 37-68)
Gastão F. Miranda Jr. (Department of Mathematics, Federal University of Sergipe, Sao Cristovao, Brazil), Gilson Giraldi (National Laboratory for Scientific Computing, Petropolis, Brazil), Carlos E. Thomaz (Department of Electrical Engineering, University Center of FEI, Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil), Daniel Millàn (Polytechnic University of Catalonia-Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)
Article 4
Recursive Immuno-Inspired Algorithm for Time Variant Discrete Multivariable Dynamic System State Space Identification (pages 69-100)
Mateus Giesbrecht (Faculty of Electrical and Computing Engineering, University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil), Celso Pascoli Bottura (Faculty of Electrical and Computing Engineering, University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil)
Issue 3
Article 1
Materialized View Selection using Marriage in Honey Bees Optimization (pages 1-25)
Biri Arun (School of Computer and Systems Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India), T.V. Vijay Kumar (School of Computer and Systems Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India)
Article 2
Feature Selection and Recognition of Face by using Hybrid Chaotic PSO-BFO and Appearance-Based Recognition Algorithms (pages 26-53)
Santosh Kumar (Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India), Sanjay Kumar Singh (Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India)
Article 3
Multi-Objective Higher Order Polynomial Networks to Model Insertion Force of Bevel-Tip Needles (pages 54-70)
Hashem Yousefi (Auckland Bioengineering Institute, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand), Mehdi Fallahnezhad (Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience/Centre for Biology of Memory, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway)
Issue 4
Article 1
Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm as a Tool for Profile Optimization (pages 1-23)
Goran Klepac (Raiffeisenbank Austria d.d., Zagreb, Croatia)
Article 2
Using MLP Neural Networks to Detect Late Blight in Brazilian Tomato Crops (pages 24-44)
Sergio Manuel Serra Cruz (Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Gizelle Kupac Vianna (Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Article 3
Diversity Conserved Chaotic Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm based Brightness Preserved Histogram Equalization and Contrast Stretching Method (pages 45-73)
Krishna Gopal Dhal (University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India), Sanjoy Das (University of Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal, India)
Volume 4 (2014)
Issue 1
Special Issue from the Luso-Brazilian Evolutionary Computation School (ELBCE) 2012, Part 2
Guest Editorial Preface
Alexandre Cláudio Botazzo Delbem (Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação (ICMC), Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Carlos, Brazil)
Article 1
Automatic Tuning of PSSs and PODs Using a Parallel Differential Evolution Algorithm (pages 1-16)
Marcelo Favoretto Castoldi (Federal Technological University of Paraná, Cornélio Procópio, Brazil), Sérgio Carlos Mazucato Júnior (Federal Technological University of Paraná, Cornélio Procópio, Brazil), Danilo Sipoli Sanches (Federal Technological University of Paraná, Cornélio Procópio, Brazil), Carolina Ribeiro Rodrigues (Federal Technological University of Paraná, Cornélio Procópio, Brazil), Rodrigo Andrade Ramos (University of São Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil)
Article 2
An Engineering Scale-Up Approach using Multi-Objective Optimization (pages 17-30)
António Gaspar-Cunha (Department of Polymer Engineering, Institute for Polymers and Composites/I3N, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal), José A. Covas (Department of Polymer Engineering, Institute for Polymers and Composites/I3N, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal)
Article 3
Parallelization of a Modified Firefly Algorithm using GPU for Variable Selection in a Multivariate Calibration Problem (pages 31-42)
Lauro C. M. de Paula (Instituto de Informática, Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil), Anderson S. Soares (Instituto de Informática, Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil), Telma W. L. Soares (Instituto de Informática, Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil), Alexandre C. B. Delbem (Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação, Universidade de São Paulo, São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil), Clarimar J. Coelho (Departamento de Computação, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Goiás, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil), Arlindo R. G. Filho (Departamento de Sistemas e Controle, Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica, São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil)
Article 4
Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm NSGA-II for Protein Structure Prediction using Structural and Energetic Properties (pages 43-53)
R. A. Faccioli (Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação, Universidade de São Paulo, São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil), L. O. Bortot (Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil), A. C. B. Delbem (Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação, Universidade de São Paulo, São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil)
Article 5
A Parallel Hardware Architecture based on Node-Depth Encoding to Solve Network Design Problems (pages 54-75)
Marcilyanne M. Gois (Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos (EESC), University of São Paulo (USP), São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil), Paulo Matias (Instituto de Física de São Carlos (IFSC), University of São Paulo (USP), São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil), André B. Perina (Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação (ICMC), University of São Paulo (USP), São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil), Vanderlei Bonato (Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação (ICMC), University of São Paulo (USP), São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil), Alexandre C. B. Delbem (Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação (ICMC), University of São Paulo (USP), São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil)
Issue 2
Special Issue on Bio-Inspired Computation
Guest Editorial Preface
Luís Correia (LabMAg, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal), André Carvalho (Department of Computer Science, University of São Paulo, São Paolo, Brazil), Sara Silva (LabMAg, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)
Article 1
PMCNS: Using a Progressively Stricter Fitness Criterion to Guide Novelty Search (pages 1-19)
Jorge Gomes (LabMAg, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal and Instituto de Telecomunicações, Lisboa, Portugal), Paulo Urbano (LabMAg, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal), Anders Lyhne Christensen (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Lisboa, Portugal and Instituto de Telecomunicações, Lisboa, Portugal)
Article 2
A Guided Mutation Operator for Dynamic Diversity Enhancement in Evolutionary Strategies (pages 20-39)
José L. Guerrero (Computer Science Department, Applied Artificial Intelligence Research Group, University Carlos III of Madrid, Colmenarejo, Spain), Antonio Berlanga (Computer Science Department, Applied Artificial Intelligence Research Group, University Carlos III of Madrid, Colmenarejo, Spain), José M. Molina (Computer Science Department, Applied Artificial Intelligence Research Group, University Carlos III of Madrid, Colmenarejo, Spain)
Article 3
SOSPD Controllers Tuning by Means of an Evolutionary Algorithm (pages 40-58)
Jesús-Antonio Hernández-Riveros (Facultad de Minas, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín, Colombia), Jorge-Humberto Urrea-Quintero (Facultad de Minas, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín, Colombia)
Article 4
Online Evolution of Adaptive Robot Behaviour (pages 59-77)
Fernando Silva (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Lisboa, Portugal and LabMAg, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal), Paulo Urbano (LabMAg, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal), Anders Lyhne Christensen (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Lisboa, Portugal and Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Lisboa, Portugal)
Issue 3
Article 1
Condensing Biochemistry into Gene Regulatory Networks (pages 1-25)
Alberto de la Fuente (Department of Biomathematics and Bioinformatics, Institute of Genetics and Biometry, Leibniz-Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Dummerstorf, Germany)
Article 2
Algorithms and Methods Inspired from Nature for Solving Supply Chain and Logistics Optimization Problems: A Survey (pages 26-51)
Georgios Dounias (Management and Decision Engineering Lab, Department of Financial and Management Engineering, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece), Vassilios Vassiliadis (Management and Decision Engineering Lab, Department of Financial and Management Engineering, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece)
Article 3
Application of the Cloud Computing for the Effective Implementation of the Medical Information System (pages 52-68)
Ekaterina Kldiashvili (Georgian Telemedicine Union (Association), Tbilisi, Georgia)
Article 4
Visual Tracking Using Multimodal Particle Filter (pages 69-84)
Tony Tung (Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan), Takashi Matsuyama (Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan)
Article 5
Behavioral Biometrics: Categorization and Review (pages 85-118)
Roman V. Yampolskiy (University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA), Nawaf Ali (University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA), Darryl D'Souza (University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA), Abdallah A. Mohamed (University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA)
Issue 4
Special Issue from the 4th Portuguese-Brazilian Summer School on Evolutionary Computation
Guest Editorial Preface
Francisco Baptista Pereira (Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal & CISUC, Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal), António Gaspar-Cunha (IPC/I3N – Institute for Polymers and Composites, University of Minho, Campus de Azurém, Guimarães, Portugal)
Article 1
Optimization of a Three Degrees of Freedom DELTA Manipulator for Well-Conditioned Workspace with a Floating Point Genetic Algorithm (pages 1-14)
Vitor Gaspar Silva (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal), Mahmoud Tavakoli (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal), Lino Marques (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Article 2
Object-Oriented Evolutionary Testing: A Review of Evolutionary Approaches to the Generation of Test Data for Object-Oriented Software (pages 15-35)
Ana Filipa Nogueira (University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal), José Carlos Bregieiro Ribeiro (Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Leiria, Portugal), Francisco Fernández de Vega (University of Extremadura, Mérida, Spain), Mário Alberto Zenha-Rela (University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Article 3
A Genetic Algorithms Approach for Inverse Shortest Path Length Problems (pages 36-54)
António Leitão (CISUC, Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal), Adriano Vinhas (CISUC, Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal), Penousal Machado (CISUC, Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal), Francisco Câmara Pereira (Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra & Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, Singapore, Singapore)
Article 4
Developments on the Regulatory Network Computational Device (pages 55-91)
Rui Lopes (CISUC, Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal), Ernesto Costa (CISUC, Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Volume 3 (2012)
Issue 1
Article 1
The Application of DNA Self-Assembly Model for Bin Packing Problem (pages 1-15)
Yanfeng Wang (Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, China), Xuewen Bai (Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, China), Donghui Wei (Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, China), Weili Lu (Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, China), Guangzhao Cui (Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, China)
Article 2
Segmentation of Peripheral Blood Smear Images Using Tissue-Like P Systems (pages 16-27)
Feminna Sheeba (Madras Christian College, India), Atulya K. Nagar (Liverpool Hope University, UK), Robinson Thamburaj (Madras Christian College, India), Joy John Mammen (Christian Medical College, India)
Article 3
Sticker P System (pages 28-43)
A. S. Prasanna Venkatesan (B. S. Abdur Rahman University, India), V. Masilamani (IIITD&M, India), D. G. Thomas (Madras Christian College, India)
Article 4
Detection and Diagnosis of Broken Rotor Bars in Induction Motors Using the Fuzzy Min-Max Neural Network (pages 44-55)
Manjeevan Seera (School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia), Chee Peng Lim (School of Computer Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia), Dahaman Ishak (School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia)
Article 5
Symmetric Encryption Algorithm Inspired by Randomness and Non-Linearity of Immune Systems (pages 56-72)
Suriyani Ariffin (Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia), Ramlan Mahmod (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia), Azmi Jaafar (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia), Muhammad Rezal Kamel Ariffin (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia)
Issue 2
Article 1
Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm for Solving Educational Timetabling Problems (pages 1-21)
Asaju La’aro Bolaji (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia, & University of Ilorin, Nigeria), Ahamad Tajudin Khader (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia), Mohammed Azmi Al-Betar (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia, & Jadara University, Jordan), Mohammed A. Awadallah (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia)
Article 2
Harmony Search with Greedy Shuffle for Nurse Rostering (pages 22-42)
Mohammed A. Awadallah (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia), Ahamad Tajudin Khader (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia), Mohammed Azmi Al-Betar (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia, & Jadara University, Jordan), Asaju La’aro Bolaji (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia)
Article 3
Coverage Maximization and Energy Conservation for Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks: A Two Phase Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm (pages 43-63)
Nor Azlina Ab. Aziz (Multimedia University, Malaysia), Ammar W. Mohemmed (Knowledge Engineering & Discovery Research Institute, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand), Mohamad Yusoff Alias (Multimedia University, Malaysia), Kamarulzaman Ab. Aziz (Multimedia University, Malaysia), Syabeela Syahali (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Article 4
Bio-Inspired Metaheuristic Optimization Algorithms for Biomarker Identification in Mass Spectrometry Analysis (pages 64-85)
Syarifah Adilah Mohamed Yusoff (Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia), Ibrahim Venkat (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia), Umi Kalsom Yusof (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia), Rosni Abdullah (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia)
Article 5
Halton Based Initial Distribution in Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm and its Application in Software Effort Estimation (pages 86-106)
Tarun Kumar Sharma (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Saharanpur Campus, India), Millie Pant (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Saharanpur Campus, India)
Issue 3
Article 1
Improved Evolutionary Extreme Learning Machines Based on Particle Swarm Optimization and Clustering Approaches (pages 1-20)
Luciano D. S. Pacifico (Informatics Center, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil), Teresa B. Ludermir (Informatics Center, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil)
Article 2
Reducing Interface Mutation Costs with Multiobjective Optimization Algorithms (pages 21-40)
Tiago Nobre (Departamento de Informática, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil), Silvia Regina Vergilio (Departamento de Informática, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil), Aurora Pozo (Departamento de Informática, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil)
Article 3
Combining Forecasts: A Genetic Programming Approach (pages 41-58)
Adriano S. Koshiyama (Department of Electrical Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil), Tatiana Escovedo (Department of Electrical Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil), Douglas M. Dias (Department of Electrical Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil), Marley M. B. R. Vellasco (Department of Electrical Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil), Marco A. C. Pacheco (Department of Electrical Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil)
Article 4
A Complexity-Invariant Measure Based on Fractal Dimension for Time Series Classification (pages 59-73)
Ronaldo C. Prati (Centro de Matemática, Computação e Cognição, Universidade Federal do ABC, Santo André, SP, Brazil), Gustavo E. A. P. A. Batista (Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação, Universidade de São Paulo, São Carlos, SP, Brazil)
Issue 4
Special Issue from the Luso-Brazilian Evolutionary Computation School (ELBCE) 2012, Part 1
Guest Editorial Preface
Alexandre Cláudio Botazzo Delbem (Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação (ICMC), Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Carlos, Brazil)
Article 1
Decomposition of Black-Box Optimization Problems by Community Detection in Bayesian Networks (pages 1-19)
Marcio K. Crocomo (São Paulo Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology (IFSP-PRC), Piracicaba, Brazil), Jean P. Martins (University of São Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil), Alexandre C. B. Delbem (University of São Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil)
Article 2
An Improved Nondominated Sorting Algorithm (pages 20-42)
André R. da Cruz (Instituto de Ciências Exatas e Tecnológicas, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Rio Paranaíba, Brazil & Programa de Pós-Graduação em Engenharia Elétrica, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil)
Article 3
Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm NSGA-II for Variables Selection in Multivariate Calibration Problems (pages 43-58)
Daniel Vitor de Lucena (Informatics Institute, Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG), Goiânia, Brazil), Telma Woerle de Lima (Informatics Institute, Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG), Goiânia, Brazil), Anderson da Silva Soares (Informatics Institute, Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG), Goiânia, Brazil), Clarimar José Coelho (Departament of Computation, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Goiás, Goiânia, Brazil)
Article 4
Comparison of Feature Vectors in Keystroke Dynamics: A Novelty Detection Approach (pages 59-76)
Paulo H. Pisani (Universidade Federal do ABC (UFABC), Santo André, Brazil), Ana C. Lorena (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), São José dos Campos, Brazil)
Volume 2 (2011)
Issue 1
Article 1
PSO-CGO: A Particle Swarm Algorithm for Cluster Geometry Optimization (pages 1-20)
Nuno Lourenço (Centro de Informática e Sistemas da Universidade de Coimbra (CISUC), Portugal), Francisco Baptista Pereira (Centro de Informática e Sistemas da Universidade de Coimbra (CISUC) and Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra, Portugal)
Article 2
Phylogenetic Differential Evolution (pages 21-38)
Vinícius Veloso de Melo (University of São Paulo, Brazil), Danilo Vasconcellos Vargas (University of São Paulo, Brazil), Marcio Kassouf Crocomo (University of São Paulo, Brazil)
Article 3
Head Motion Stabilization During Quadruped Robot Locomotion: Combining CPGs and Stochastic Optimization Methods (pages 39-62)
Miguel Oliveira (University of Minho, Portugal), Cristina P. Santos (University of Minho, Portugal), Lino Costa (University of Minho, Portugal), Ana Rocha (University of Minho, Portugal), Manuel Ferreira (University of Minho, Portugal)
Article 4
Incorporation of Preferences in an Evolutionary Algorithm Using an Outranking Relation: The EvABOR Approach (pages 63-85)
Eunice Oliveira (Polytechnic Institute of Leiria and R&D Unit INESC Coimbra R&D Unit INESC Coimbra, Portugal), Carlos Henggeler Antunes (University of Coimbra and R&D Unit INESC Coimbra R&D Unit INESC Coimbra, Portugal), Álvaro Gomes (University of Coimbra and R&D Unit INESC Coimbra R&D Unit INESC Coimbra, Portugal)
Issue 2
Article 1
Asynchronous P Systems (pages 1-18)
Tudor Balanescu (University of Pitesti, Romania), Radu Nicolescu (University of Auckland, New Zealand), Huiling Wu (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Article 2
Simulating Spiking Neural P Systems Without Delays Using GPUs (pages 19-31)
F. Cabarle (University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines), H. Adorna (University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines), M. A. Martínez-del-Amor (University of Seville, Spain)
Article 3
P Colonies of Capacity One and Modularity (pages 32-46)
Ludek Cienciala (Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic), Lucie Ciencialová (Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic), Miroslav Langer (Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic)
Article 4
Local Search with P Systems: A Case Study (pages 47-55)
Miguel A. Gutiérrez-Naranjo (University of Sevilla, Spain), Mario J. Pérez-Jiménez (University of Sevilla, Spain)
Article 5
Forward and Backward Chaining with P Systems (pages 56-66)
Sergiu Ivanov (Academy of Sciences of Moldova and Technical University of Moldova, Moldova), Artiom Alhazov (Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Moldova, and Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy), Vladimir Rogojin (Vladimir Rogojin, Helsinki University,  Finland and Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Moldova), Miguel A. Gutiérrez-Naranjo (Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Moldova, and University of Sevilla, Spain)
Issue 3
Article 1
Towards Automated Verification of P Systems Using Spin (pages 1-12)
Raluca Lefticaru (University of Pitesti, Romania), Cristina Tudose (University of Pitesti, Romania), Florentin Ipate (University of Pitesti, Romania)
Article 2
MP Modelling of Glucose-Insulin Interactions in the Intravenous Glucose Tolerance Test (pages 13-24)
Vincenzo Manca (University of Verona, Italy), Luca Marchetti (University of Verona, Italy), Roberto Pagliarini (University of Verona, Italy)
Article 3
Implementation on CUDA of the Smoothing Problem with Tissue-Like P Systems (pages 25-34)
Francisco Peña-Cantillana (University of Sevilla, Spain), Daniel Díaz-Pernil (University of Sevilla, Spain), Hepzibah A. Christinal (University of Sevilla, Spain, and Karunya University, India), Miguel A. Gutiérrez-Naranjo (University of Sevilla, Spain)
Article 4
Elementary Active Membranes Have the Power of Counting (pages 35-48)
Antonio E. Porreca (Università degli Studi di Milano–Bicocca, Italy), Alberto Leporati (Università degli Studi di Milano–Bicocca, Italy), Giancarlo Mauri (Università degli Studi di Milano–Bicocca, Italy), Claudio Zandron (Università degli Studi di Milano–Bicocca, Italy)
Article 5
Linear Time Solution to Prime Factorization by Tissue P Systems with Cell Division (pages 49-60)
Xingyi Zhang (Anhui University, China), Yunyun Niu (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China), Linqiang Pan (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China), Mario J. Pérez-Jiménez (University of Sevilla, Spain)
Issue 4
Article 1
Unorganized Machines: From Turing’s Ideas to Modern Connectionist Approaches (pages 1-16)
Levy Boccato (University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil), Everton S. Soares (University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil), Marcos M. L. P. Fernandes (Faculdade de Engenharia de Sorocaba (FACENS), Brazil), Diogo C. Soriano (Federal University of ABC (UFABC), Brazil), Romis Attux (University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil)
Article 2
The Grand Challenges in Natural Computing Research: The Quest for a New Science (pages 17-30)
Leandro Nunes de Castro (Natural Computing Laboratory (LCoN), Mackenzie University, Brazil), Rafael Silveira Xavier (Natural Computing Laboratory (LCoN), Mackenzie University, Brazil), Rodrigo Pasti (Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Bio-Inspired Computing (LBiC), State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil), Renato Dourado Maia (State University of Montes Claros, Brazil), Alexandre Szabo (Natural Computing Laboratory (LCoN), Mackenzie University, Brazil), Daniel Gomes Ferrari (Natural Computing Laboratory (LCoN), Mackenzie University, Brazil)
Article 3
Trans-Canada Slimeways: Slime Mould Imitates the Canadian Transport Network (pages 31-46)
Andrew Adamatzky (University of the West of England, UK), Selim G. Akl (Queen’s University, Canada)
Article 4
Ecosystems Computing: Introduction to Biogeographic Computation (pages 47-67)
Rodrigo Pasti (Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Bio-Inspired Computing (LBiC), University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil), Fernando José Von Zuben (Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Bio-Inspired Computing (LBiC), University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil), Leandro Nunes de Castro (Natural Computing Laboratory (LCoN), Mackenzie University, Brazil)
Volume 1 (2010)
Issue 1
Article 1
Conceptual and Practical Aspects of the aiNet Family of Algorithms (pages 1-35)
Fabrício O. de França (University of Campinas, Unicamp, Brazil), Guilherme P. Coelho (University of Campinas, Unicamp, Brazil), Pablo A.D. Castro (University of Campinas, Unicamp, Brazil), Fernando J. Von Zuben (University of Campinas, Unicamp, Brazil)
Article 2
Cognitively Inspired Neural Network for Recognition of Situations (pages 36-55)
Roman Ilin (Air Force Research Laboratory, Sensors Directorate, RYHE, USA), Leonid Perlovsky (Air Force Research Laboratory, Sensors Directorate, RYHE, USA)
Article 3
Wave Propagation in Filamental Cellular Automata (pages 56-69)
Alan Gibbons (King’s College London, UK), Martyn Amos (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)
Article 4
Quantum Automata with Open Time Evolution (pages 70-85)
Mika Hirvensalo (University of Turku, Finland)
Issue 2
Article 1
A Grasp with Path-Relinking for the Workover Rig Scheduling Problem (pages 1-14)
Alexandre Venturin Faccin Pacheco (Federal University of Espírito Santo – UFES, Brazil), Glaydston Mattos Ribeiro (Federal University of Espírito Santo – UFES, Brazil), Geraldo Regis Mauri (Federal University of Espírito Santo – UFES, Brazil)
Article 2
A New Differential Evolution Based Metaheuristic for Discrete Optimization (pages 15-32)
Ricardo Sérgio Prado (Instituto Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil), Rodrigo César Pedrosa Silva (Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Brazil), Frederico Gadelha Guimarães (Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Brazil), Oriane Magela Neto (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Article 3
Memetic and Evolutionary Design of Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Complex Network Characteristics (pages 33-53)
André Siqueira Ruela (Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Brazil), Raquel da Silva Cabral (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil), André Luiz Lins Aquino (Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Brazil), Frederico Gadelha Guimarães (Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Brazil)
Article 4
An Improved Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm for the Object Recognition Problem in Complex Digital Images Using Template Matching (pages 54-70)
Chidambaram Chidambaram (Federal Technological University of Paraná (UTFPR) and Santa Catarina State University (UDESC), Brazil), Heitor Silvério Lopes (Federal Technological University of Paraná (UTFPR), Brazil)
Article 5
Feature Selection for Bankruptcy Prediction: A Multi-Objective Optimization Approach (pages 71-91)
A. Gaspar-Cunha (University of Minho, Portugal), F. Mendes (University of Minho, Portugal), J. Duarte (Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal), A. Vieira (Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal), B. Ribeiro (University of Coimbra, Portugal), A. Ribeiro (Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal), J. Neves (Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Article 6
Robust Design of Power Distribution Systems Using an Enhanced Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm (pages 92-112)
Cristiane G. Taroco (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil), Eduardo G. Carrano (Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica de Minas Gerais, Brazil), Oriane M. Neto (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Issue 3
Article 1
Simulation of Multiple Cell Population Dynamics Using a 3-D Cellular Automata Model for Tissue Growth (pages 1-18)
Belgacem Ben Youssef (King Saud University, Saudi Arabia and Simon Fraser University, Canada), Lenny Tang (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Article 2
Comparison of Zipper and Non-Zipper Merging Patterns Near Merging Point of Roads (pages 19-39)
Y. Wakita (Nagoya University, Japan), T. Iguchi (Nagoya University, Japan), H. Shimizu (Nagoya University, Japan), T. Tamaki (Okinawa College of Technology, Japan), E. Kita (Nagoya University, Japan)
Article 3
Adaptability and Homeostasis in the Game of Life interacting with the evolved Cellular Automata (pages 40-50)
Keisuke Suzuki (RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan), Takashi Ikegami (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Article 4
Conspecific Emotional Cooperation Biases Population Dynamics: A Cellular Automata Approach (pages 51-65)
Megan M. Olsen (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA), Kyle I. Harrington (Brandeis University, USA), Hava T. Siegelmann (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)
Article 6
Response Curves for Cellular Automata in One and Two Dimensions: An Example of Rigorous Calculations (pages 85-99)
Henryk Fuks (Brock University, Canada), Andrew Skelton (Brock University, Canada)
Issue 4
Article 1
Segmentation and Feature Extraction of Panoramic Dental X-Ray Images (pages 1-15)
Pedro H.M. Lira (National Laboratory for Scientific Computing, Brazil), Gilson A. Giraldi (National Laboratory for Scientific Computing, Brazil), Luiz A. P. Neves (Federal University of Parana, Brazil)
Article 2
Analysis of a Step-Based Watershed Algorithm Using CUDA (pages 16-28)
Giovani Bernardes Vitor (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil), André Körbes (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil), Roberto de Alencar Lotufo (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil), Janito Vaqueiro Ferreira (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil)
Article 3
Object Tracking by Multiple State Management and Eigenbackground Segmentation (pages 29-36)
Greice Martins de Freitas (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil), Clésio Luis Tozzi (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil)
Article 4
Microscope Volume Segmentation Improved through Non-Linear Restoration (pages 37-46)
Moacir P. Ponti (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)
Article 5
Recognition of Human Silhouette Based on Global Features (pages 47-55)
Milene Arantes (University of São Paulo, Brazil), Adilson Gonzaga (University of São Paulo, Brazil)
Article 6
Mapping with Monocular Vision in Two Dimensions (pages 56-65)
Nicolau Leal Werneck (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil), Anna Helena Reali Costa (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)