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Evolvable Hardware, NASA/DoD Conference on (2003)
Chicago, Illinois
July 9, 2003 to July 11, 2003
ISBN: 0-7695-1977-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. ix
Evolution of Digital Systems

Comparing Different Serial and Parallel Heuristics to Design Combinational Logic Circuits (Abstract)

Enrique Alba , E.T.S. Ingeniierfa Informatica
Arturo Hernandez Aguirre , Department of Computer Science
Gabriel Luque , E.T.S. Ingeniierfa Informatica
Carlos A. Coello Coello , Evolutionary Computation Group
pp. 3

Fitness Landscape and Evolutionary Boolean Synthesis using Information (Abstract)

Carlos Coello Coello , CINVESTAV-IPN Computer Science Section
Arturo Hernandez Aguirre , Center for Research in Mathematics, Department of Computer Science
pp. 13

Learning for Evolutionary Design (Abstract)

Sushil J. Louis , University of Nevada, Reno
pp. 17

Silicon Validation of Evolution-Designed Circuits (Abstract)

Vu Duong , California Institute of Technology
Didier Keymeulen , California Institute of Technology
Adrian Stoica , California Institute of Technology
M. I. Ferguson , California Institute of Technology
Xin Guo , Chromatech, Alameda CA 94501
Ricardo S. Zebulum , California Institute of Technology
pp. 21

Implementing Evolution of FIR-Filters Efficiently in an FPGA (Abstract)

Jim Torresen , Department of Informatics, University of Oslo
pp. 26
Evolution of Analog Systems

The Importance of Reuse and Development in Evolvable Hardware (Abstract)

Matthew J. Streeter , Genetic Programming Inc.
John R. Koza , Stanford University
Martin A. Keane , Econometrics Inc.
pp. 33

The Once and Future Analog Alternative: Evolvable Hardware and Analog Computation (Abstract)

John C. Gallagher , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Wright State University
pp. 43

An Experiment on Nonlinear Synthesis Using Evolutionary Techniques Based only on CMOS Transistors (Abstract)

Jo?o P. B. Botelho , LPC/PEE/COPPE/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Leonardo B. S? , LPC/PEE/COPPE/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
A. Mesquita , LPC/PEE/COPPE/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Pedro F. Vieira , LPC/PEE/COPPE/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
pp. 50

An Empirical Comparison of Evolutionary Algorithms for Evolvable Hardware (Abstract)

Edward Ramsden , Lattice Semiconducto
Garrison W. Greenwood , Portland State University
Saima Ahmed , Portland State University
pp. 59

Evolving Sinusoidal Oscillators Using Genetic Algorithms (Abstract)

Varun Aggarwal , Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, New Delhi
pp. 67

Overview of Field Programmable Analog Arrays as Enabling Technology for Evolvable Hardware for High Reliability Systems (Abstract)

Lisa Mickens , ARCADE Laboratory, Morgan State University
Harry Shaw , Office of Parts Packaging and Assembly Technologies, NASA GSFC
Dr. Charles Johnson-Bey , Director ARCADE Laboratory, Morgan State University
Jeannette Plante , Director, Dynamic Range Corporation, jp@dynamic-range.com
pp. 77
Evolution of Controllers

Intrinsic Hardware Evolution for the Design and Reconfiguration of Analog Speed Controllers for a DC Motor (Abstract)

David A. Gwaltney , NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Michael I. Ferguson , Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology
pp. 81

Robot Fault-Tolerance Using an Embryonic Array (Abstract)

Alexander H. Jackson , The Department of Electronics, The University of York
Richard Canham , The Department of Electronics, The University of York
Andrew M. Tyrrell , The Department of Electronics, The University of York
pp. 91

Evolvable Building Blocks for Analog Fuzzy Logic Controllers (Abstract)

M. Pacheco , PUC-Rio - Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
C. Santini , PUC-Rio - Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
J.F. Amaral , UERJ - Rio de Janeiro State University
R. Tanscheit , PUC-Rio - Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
A. Mesquita , COPPE/UFRJ - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
M. Vellasco , PUC-Rio - Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
J.L. Amaral , UERJ - Rio de Janeiro State University
pp. 101
Real World Applications

Power Dissipation Reductions with Genetic Algorithms (Abstract)

Eiichi Takahashi , MIRAI Project, Adavanced Semiconductor Research Center, AIST
Masahiro Murakawa , MIRAI Project, Adavanced Semiconductor Research Center, AIST
Yuji Kasai , MIRAI Project, Adavanced Semiconductor Research Center, AIST
Tetsuya Higuchi , MIRAI Project, Adavanced Semiconductor Research Center, AIST
pp. 111

The Evolutionary Design and Synthesis of Non-Linear Digital VLSI Systems (Abstract)

Robert Thomson , The University of Edinburgh
Tughrul Arslan , The University of Edinburgh
pp. 125

Easily Testable Image Operators: The Class of Circuits Where Evolution Beats Engineers (Abstract)

Luka?s Sekanina , Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology
Richard Ru?zi?cka , Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology
pp. 135

Towards Evolvable IP Cores for FPGAs (Abstract)

Luka?s Sekanina , Brno University of Technology
pp. 145

Evolutionary Design of an X-Band Antenna for NASA's Space Technology 5 Mission (Abstract)

William F. Kraus , NASA Ames Research Center
Jason D. Lohn , NASA Ames Research Center
Derek S. Linden , Linden Innovation Research
Adaan Rodriguez-Arroyo , NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Gregory S. Hornby , NASA Ames Research Center
pp. 155

Fitness Estimations for Evolutionary Antenna Design (Abstract)

Lyudmilla Zinchenko , Taganrog State University of Radioengineering, l. Nekrasovsky, 44, GSP-17A, Taganrog,
Sergey Sorokin , Taganrog State University of Radioengineering, l. Nekrasovsky, 44, GSP-17A, Taganrog,
pp. 164
Fault Tolerance

Evolution of Combinatonial and Sequential On-Line Self-Diagnosing Hardware (Abstract)

Adrian Thompson , University of Sussex,Brighton BN1 9QH, UK.
Miguel Garvie , University of Sussex,Brighton BN1 9QH, UK.
pp. 177

Experimental Results in Evolutionary Fault-Recovery for Field Programmable (Abstract)

Adrian Stoica , California Institute of Technology
Vu Duong , California Institute of Technology
Ricardo S. Zebulum , California Institute of Technology
M. I. Ferguson , California Institute of Technology
Xin Guo , California Institute of Technology
Didier Keymeulen , California Institute of Technology
pp. 192
From Biology to Robotics

Hardware spiking neural network with run-time reconfigurable connectivity in (Abstract)

Yann Thoma , Autonomous Systems Laboratory, Institute of Systems Engineering
Stephane Hofmann , Autonomous Systems Laboratory, Institute of Systems Engineering
Dario Floreano , Autonomous Systems Laboratory, Institute of Systems Engineering
Daniel Roggen , Autonomous Systems Laboratory, Institute of Systems Engineering
pp. 199

Robot Error Detection Using an Artificial Immune System (Abstract)

Andy Tyrrell , University of York, Heslington, York. YO10 5DD. UK
Alexander H. Jackson , University of York, Heslington, York. YO10 5DD. UK
Richard Canham , University of York, Heslington, York. YO10 5DD. UK
pp. 209

Researches on Ingeniously Behaving Agents (Abstract)

Hitoshi Iba , Graduate School of Frontier Science, The University of Tokyo,
pp. 218
Evolvable Hardware Platforms

A Scalable Platform for Intrinsic Hardware and in materio Evolution (Abstract)

Simon Harding , University Of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England
Julian Francis Miller , University Of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England
pp. 231

Improvements to the *CGA Enabling Online Intrinsic (Abstract)

John C. Gallagher , Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 45435-0001
pp. 235
Cellular Automata

Data and Signals: A New Kind of Cellular Automaton for Growing Systems (Abstract)

Andre Stauffer , Ben-Gurion University
Moshe Sipper , Ben-Gurion University
pp. 245

Self-Protection Maintains Diversity of Artificial Self-Replicators (Abstract)

Hiroki Sayama , University of Electro-Communications
pp. 252
Embryonics and Bio-Inspired Architectures

Developmental Processes in Silicon: An Engineering Perspective (Abstract)

Enrico Petraglio , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)
Gianluca Tempesti , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)
Daniel Mange , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)
Andre Stauffer , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)
Yann Thoma , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)
pp. 265

An Embryonic Array with Improved Efficiency and Fault Tolerance (Abstract)

Andy Tyrrell , University of York, Heslington, York. YO10 5DD. UK
Richard Canham , University of York, Heslington, York. YO10 5DD. UK
pp. 275

Automatic Multi-Module Neural Network Evolution in an Artificial Brain (Abstract)

Hugo de Garis , Utah State University
Jonathan Dinerstein , Brigham Young University
Nelson Dinerstein , Utah State University
pp. 283
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

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