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**A No Free Lunch Tutorial: Sharpened and Focused No Free Lunch**

D. Whitley and J. Rowe
*Theory of Randomized Search Heuristics: Foundations and Recent Developments*

A. Auger and B. Doerr, eds., pp: 255-288, World Scientific.

**Slides: Practical Guidelines for Evolutionary Algorithms**

Darrell Whitley

CEC Tutorial in PDF

**An Overview of Evolutionary Algorithms**

Darrell Whitley
*Journal of Information and Software Technology * 43:817-831, 2001.

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**A Genetic Algorithm Tutorial**

Darrell Whitley
*Statistics and Computing* (4):65-85, 1994.

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**Genetic Algorithms and Neural Networks**

Darrell Whitley
*Genetic Algorithms in Engineering and Computer Science. *

Winter, Periaux, Galan and Cuesta, eds. pp: 203-216, John Wiley, 1995.

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**Genetic Algorithms and Evolutionary Computing**

Darrell Whitley
*Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia* 2002.

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Examining the Role of Local Optima
and Schema Processing in Genetic Search

Soraya Rana, 1999

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**Optimal Security Hardening on Attack Tree Models of Networks: A Cost-Benefit Analysis**

Rinku Dewri, Indrajit Ray, Nayot Poolsappasit, and D. Whitley
*International Journal of Information Security,* in press.

**Utility Driven Optimization of Real Time Data Broadcast Schedules**

Rinku Dewri, Indrajit Ray, Indrakshi Ray, and D. Whitley
*Applied Soft Computing,* in press.

**Computing the Moments of k-Bounded Pseudo-Boolean Functions over Hamming Spheres of Arbitrary Radius in
Polynomial Time**

A. M. Sutton, D. Whitley, and A. Howe
*Theoretical Computer Science,* 425:58-74.

**An Empirical Evaluation of O(1) Steepest Descent for NK-Landscapes**

D. Whitley, W. Chen, and A. Howe
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature Conference (PPSN 12),* Springer.

**Improving Lin-Kernighan-Helsgaun with Crossover on Clustered Instances of the TSP**

D. Hains, D. Whitley, and A. Howe
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature Conference (PPSN 12),* Springer.

**Quasi-Elementary Landscapes and Superpositions of Elementary Landscapes**

D. Whitley and F. Chicano
*Learning and Intelligent Optimization Conference (LION-2012)*.

**A Methodology to Find the Elementary Landscape Decomposition of Combinatorial Optimization Problems**

F. Chicano, D. Whitley, and E. Alba
*Evolutionary Computation,* 19(4):597-637.

**Elementary Landscape Decomposition of the Frequency Assignment Problem**

F. Chicano, D. Whitley, E. Alba, and F. Luna
*Theoretical Computer Science,* 412(43,7):6002-6019.

**Exploring Privacy versus Data Quality Trade-offs in Anonymization using Multi-objective Optimization**

Rinku Dewri, Indrajit Ray, Indrakshi Ray, and D. Whitley
*Journal of Computer Security,* 19(5):pp. 935-974.

**k-Anonymization in the Presence of Publisher Preferences**

Rinku Dewri, Indrakshi Ray, Indrajit Ray, and D. Whitley
*Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering,* 23(11):1678-1690.

**Exploiting Decomposability Using Recombination in Genetic Algorithms**

D. Whitley
*Symposium on Search-Based Software Engineering,* (Invited Paper).

**Quasi-Elementary Landscapes**

D. Whitley
*Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications (MISTA-2011),* (Invited
Paper).

**Constant Time Steepest Descent Local Search with Lookahead for NK-Landscapes and MAX-kSAT**

D. Whitley and W. Chen
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2011),* ACM Press.

**Exact Computation of the Expectation Curves for Uniform Crossover**

F. Chicano, D. Whitley, and E. Alba
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2011),* ACM Press.

**Approximating the Distribution of Fitness over Hamming Regions**

A. M. Sutton, D. Whitley, and A. E. Howe
*Foundations of Genetic Algorithms Conference (FOGA 2011),* ACM Press.

**Mutation Rates of the (1+1)EA on Pseudo-Boolean Functions of Bounded Epistasis**

A. M. Sutton, D. Whitley, and A. E. Howe
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2011)*, ACM Press.

**Partial Neighborhoods of the Traveling Salesman Problem**

D. Whitley and G. Ochoa
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2011),* ACM Press.

**Revisiting the Big Valley Search Space Structure for the TSP**

D. Hains, D. Whitley, and A. Howe
*Journal of the Operations Research Society,* 62:305-312.

**Real Time Stochastic Scheduling in Broadcast Systems with Decentralized Data Storage**

Rinku Dewri, D. Whitley, Indrakshi Ray, and Indrajit Ray
*Real Time Systems,* 45(3):143-175.

**Adaptive Appearance Model and Condensation Algorithm for Robust Face Tracking**

Yui Man Lui, J. R. Beveridge, and L. D. Whitley
*IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and
Humans*, 40(3):437-448.

**A No Free Lunch Tutorial: Sharpened and Focused No Free Lunch**

D. Whitley and J. Rowe
*Theory of Randomized Search Heuristics: Foundations and Recent Developments*

A. Auger and B. Doerr, eds., pp: 255-288, World Scientific.

**Elementary Landscapes of Frequency Assignment Problems**

D. Whitley, F. Chicano, E. Alba, and F. Luna
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2010),* ACM Press.

**Directed Plateau Search for MAX-k-SAT**

A. M. Sutton, A. E. Howe, and L. D. Whitley
*Third Annual Symposium on Combinatorial Search (SOCS)*

**A Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for the Traveling Salesman Problem using Generalized Partition Crossover**

D. Whitley, D. Hains, and A. Howe
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN 10),* Springer.

**Historical k-Anonymous Anonymity Sets in an Continuous LPS**

R. Dewri, I. Ray, I. Ray, and D. Whitley
*International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm 2010)*

(Acceptance Rate:0.25)

**On the Indentification of Property Based Generalization in Microdata Anonymization**

R. Dewri, I. Ray, I. Ray, and D. Whitley
*24th IFIP WG 11.3 Working Conference on Data and Applications Security (DBSec),* pp.81-96.

(Acceptance Rate:0.30)

**Query m-Invariance: Preventing Query Disclosures in Continuous Location-Based Services**

R. Dewri, I. Ray, I. Ray, and D. Whitley
*IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM),* pp. 95-104.

(Acceptance Rate:0.25)

**Multi-Objective Evolutionary Optimization in Statistical Disclosure Control**

R. Dewri, Ij. Ray, Ik. Ray, and D. Whitley
*Advances in Artificial Intelligence for Privacy Protection and Security*

Imperial College Press.

**On the Comparison of Microdata Disclosure Control Algorithms**

R. Dewri, IJ Ray, IK Ray, and D. Whitley
*12th International Conference on Extending Database Technology*

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**POkA: Identifying Pareto-Optimal k-Anonymous Nodes in a Domain Hierarchy Lattice.**

R. Dewri, IJ Ray, IK Ray, and D. Whitley
*18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management*, ACM Press.

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**A Multi-Objective Approach to Data Sharing with Privacy Constraints and Preference Based Objectives**

R. Dewri, D. Whitley, IJ Ray, and IK Ray
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2009)*, ACM Press.

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**Tunneling Between Optima: the Partition Crossover for the Traveling Salesman Problem**

D. Whitley, D. Hains, and A. Howe
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2009)*, ACM Press.

Best Paper Award, Genetic Algorithms Track

**Partial Neighbors of Elementary Landscapes**

D. Whitley and A. M. Sutton
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2009)*, ACM Press.

**A Polynomial Time Computation of the Exact Correlation Structure of k-Satisfiability Landscapes**

A. M. Sutton, L. D. Whitley, and A. E. Howe
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2009)*, ACM Press.

**A Theoretical Analysis of the k-Satisfiability Search Space**

A. M. Sutton, A. E. Howe, and L. D. Whitley
*Proceedings of the Stochastic Local Search Workshop, LNCS*, 5752:46-60, Springer.

**Estimating Bounds on Expected Plateau Size in MAXSAT Problems**

A. M. Sutton, A. E. Howe, and L. D. Whitley
*Proceedings of the Stochastic Local Search Workshop, LNCS*, 5752:31-45, Springer.

**Resource Scheduling with Permutation Based Representations**

D. Whitley, Andrew Sutton, Adele Howe, and Laura Barbulescu
*Evolutionary Computation in Practice*

L. Davis and T. Wu, eds., Springer.

**Calibration of Liquid Crystal Ultrafast Pulse Shaper with Common-path Spectral Interferometry and Application
to Coherent Control with a CMA Evolutionary Strategy**

Jesse Wilson, Philip Schlup, Monte Lunacek, Darrell Whitley, and Randy Bartels
*Review of Scientific Instruments,* 79(3):033103-5.

**Optimizing Real-Time Ordered-Data Broadcasts in Pervasive Environments Using Evolution Strategy**

R. Dewri, Ik. Ray, Ij. Ray, and D. Whitley
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature Conference (PPSN-2008),* Springer.

**A Novel Appearance Model and Adaptive Condensation Algorithm for Human Face Tracking**

Y. M. Lui, J. R. Beveridge, and L. D. Whitley
*IEEE Second International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems*

**Optimizing On-Demand Data Broadcast Scheduling in Pervasive Environments**

R. Dewri, IK Ray, and D. Whitley
*11th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT)*

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**On the Optimal Selection of k in the k-Anonymity Problem**

R. Dewri, IJ Ray, IK Ray, and D. Whitley
*22nd IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE)*

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**Understanding Elementary Landscapes**

D. Whitley, A. M. Sutton, and A. Howe
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2008)*, ACM Press.

**Focused No Free Lunch Theorems**

D. Whitley and A. Howe
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2008)*, ACM Press.

**The Impact of Global Structure on Search**

M. Lunacek, D. Whitley, and A. M. Sutton
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature Conference (PPSN 2008)*, Springer.

Winner Best Student Paper Award

**Security Provisioning in Pervasive Environments Using Multi-objective Optimization**

R. Dewri, IK Ray, IJ Ray, and D. Whitley
*13th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS)*

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**Optimizing Real-Time Ordered-Data Broadcasts in Pervasive Environments Using Evolution Strategy**

R. Dewri, IK Ray, IJ Ray, and D. Whitley
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature Conference (PPSN 2008)*, Springer.

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**On the Variance of Rank-Based Selection Strategies for Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming**

Artem Sokolov, Andre Barreto, and Darrell Whitley
*Genetic Programming and Evolving Machines,* 8(3):221-237.

**Differential Evolution and Non-Separability: Using Selective Pressure to Focus Search**

A. M. Sutton, M. Lunacek, and D. Whitley
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2007)*, pp:1428-1435, ACM Press.

**Evolution Strategies for Matching Active Appearance Models to Human Faces**

Y. M. Lui, J. R. Beveridge, A. E. Howe, and L. D. Whitley
*First Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems*

Honorable Mention Best Student Paper

**Using Adaptive Priority Weighting to Direct Search in Probabilistic Scheduling**

A. M. Sutton, A. E. Howe, and L. D. Whitley
*International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling*

**Optimal Security Hardening Using Multi-objective Optimization on Attack Tree Models of Networks**

R. Dewri, N. Poolsappasit, IJ Ray, and D. Whitley
*14th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS)*

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**Algorithm Performance Factors for an Oversubscribed Scheduling Application**

L. Barbulescu, A. E. Howe, L. D. Whitley, and M. Roberts
*Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR),* 27:577-615.

**Subthreshold Seeking Local Search**

D. Whitley and J. Rowe
*Theoretical Computer Science,* 361:2-17.

**Deconstructing Nowicki and Smutnicki's i-TSAB Tabu Search Algorithm for the Job-Shop Scheduling Problem**

J. P. Watson, A. E. Howe, and L. D. Whitley
*Computers and Operations Research, Anniversary Focused Issue on Tabu Search,* 33(9):2623-2644.

**AFSCN Scheduling: How the Problem and the Solution Have Evolved.**

L. Barbulescu, A. E. Howe, and D. Whitley
*Mathematical and Computer Modeling,* 43(9/10):1023-1037.

**Alternative Evolutionary Algorithms for Evolving Programs**

D. Whitley, M. Richards, J. R. Beveridge, and A. Barreto
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2006)*, pp:919-926, ACM Press.

Best Paper Award, GP Track

**The Dispersion Metric and the CMA Evolution Strategy**

M. Lunacek and D. Whitley
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2006)*, pp:477-484, ACM Press.

**PSO and Multi-Funnel Landscapes: How Cooperation Might Limit Exploration**

A. M. Sutton, D. Whitley, M. Lunacek, and A. Howe
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2006)*, pp:75-82, ACM Press.

Nominated for Best Paper Award

**A Crossover Operator for the K-anonymity Problem**

M. Lunacek, D. Whitley, and IK Ray
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2006)*, pp:1713-1720, ACM Press.

**Comparing the Niches of CMA-ES, CHC and Pattern Search Using Diverse Benchmarks**

D. Whitley, M. Lunacek, and A. Sokolov
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature Conference (PPSN 2006)*, Springer.

**Searching for Balance: Understanding Self-Adaptation on Ridge Functions**

M. Lunacek and D. Whitley
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature Conference (PPSN 2006)*, Springer.

**Evolving Cooperative Strategies for UAV Teams**

M. Richards, D. Whitley, J. R. Beveridge, T. Mytkovicz, D. Nguyen, and D. Rome
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2005)*, ACM Press.

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**Unbiased Tournament Selection**

A. Sokolov and D. Whitley
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2005)*, ACM Press.

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**Dynamic Power Minimization During Combinational Circuit Testing as a Traveling Salesman Problem**

A. Sokolov, A. Sanyal, D. Whitley, and Y. K. Malaiya
*IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE-CEC-2005)*, IEEE Press.

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**Random Walks and Neighborhood Bias in Oversubscribed Scheduling**

M. Roberts, D. Whitley, A. Howe, and L. Barbulescu
*Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications (MISTA-2005)*

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**Modeling Local Search: A First Step Toward Understanding Hill-climbing Search in Oversubscribed Scheduling**

M. Roberts, A. E. Howe, and L. D. Whitley
*International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-05)*

Student Poster Paper

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**Gray, Binary and Real Valued Encodings: Quad Search and Locality Proofs**

D. Whitley and J. Rowe
*Foundations of Genetic Algorithms (FOGA): Eighth International Workshop*, LNCS 3469, pp:21-36.

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**Measuring Mobility and the Performance of Global Search Algorithms**

M. Lunacek, D. Whitley, and J. Knight
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2005)*, ACM Press.

Nominated for Best Paper Award

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**Complexity Theory and the No Free Lunch Theorem**

D. Whitley and J. P. Watson
*Search Methodologies* E. Burke and G. Kendall, eds., Springer.

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**Scheduling Space-Ground Communications for the Air Force Satellite Control Network**

L. Barbulescu, J. P. Watson, D. Whitley, and A. Howe
*Journal of Scheduling.* To Appear.

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**Properties of Gray and Binary Representations**

J. Rowe, D. Whitley, L. Barbulescu, and J. P. Watson
*Evolutionary Computation,* 12(1):47-76.

Preprint:

**Trading Places: How to Schedule More in a Multi-Resource Oversubscribed Scheduling Problem**

L. Barbulescu, A. Howe, D. Whitley, and M. Roberts
*International Conference on Planning and Scheduling*

Runner up for Best Student Paper Award.

**Leap Before You Look: An Effective Strategy in an Oversubscribed Scheduling Problem**

L. Barbulescu, A. Howe, and D. Whitley
*Proceedings of the 21st National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 04)*

**Applying Search Algorithms to the Temperature Inversion Problem**

M. Lunacek, D. Whitley, P. Gabriel, and G. Stephens
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2004)*

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**SubThreshold Seeking Behavior and Robust Local Search**

D. Whitley, J. Rowe, and K. Bush
*Genetic and Evolutionary Compuation Conference (GECCO 2004)*

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**Ruffled by Ridges: How Evolutionary Algorithms Can Fail**

D. Whitley, M. Lunacek, and J. Knight
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2004)*

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**Problem Difficulty for Tabu Search in Job-Shop Scheduling**

Jean-Paul Watson, J. Christopher Beck, Adele E. Howe, and L. Darrell Whitley
*Artificial Intelligence,* 143(2). February 2003.

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**Hyperplane Ranking, Nonlinearity and the Simple Genetic Algorithm**

D. Whitley, R. Heckendorn, and S. Rana
*Information Sciences,* 156:123-145.

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**Quad Search and Hybrid Genetic Algorithms**

D. Whitley, D. Garrett, and J. P. Watson
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2003),* pp:1469-1480.

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**An Analysis of Interated Local Search for Job-Shop Scheduling**

J. P. Watson, A. Howe, and D. Whitley
*Fifth Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC 2003)*

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**A Dynamic Model of Tabu Search for the Job-Shop Scheduling Problem**

J. P. Watson, D. Whitley, and A. Howe
*First Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications (MISTA 2003)*

Received Best Paper Award.

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**Contrasting Structured and Random Permutation Flow-Shop Scheduling Problems:
Search Space Topology and Algorithm Performance**

Jean-Paul Watson, Laura Barbulescu, L.
Darrell Whitley, and Adele E. Howe

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**Satellite Range Scheduling: A Comparison of Genetic, Heuristic and Local Search**

Laura Barbulescu, Adele E. Howe, Jean-Paul Watson, and L. Darrell Whitley
*Seventh International Conference on Parallel Problem-Solving From Nature (PPSN-VII)*

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**Testing, Evaluation and Performance of Optimization and Learning Systems**

D. Whitley, J. P. Watson, A. Howe and L. Barbulescu
*Keynote Address: Adaptive Computing in Design and Manufacturing*

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**Genetic Algorithms and Evolutionary Computing**

Darrell Whitley
*Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia 2002*

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**Augmented Geophysical Data Interpretation through Automated Velocity Picking in
Semblance Velocity Images**

R. Beveridge, C. Ross, D. Whitley, and B. Fish
*Machine Vision and Applications Journal,* 13:141-148.

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**Satellite Range Scheduling: A Comparison of Genetic, Heuristic and Local Search **

L. Barbulescu, A. Howe, J. P. Watson, and D. Whitley
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature 7 (PPSN)*, pp:611-620.

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**The No Free Lunch and Problem Description Length**

C. Schumacher, M. Vose, and D. Whitley
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2001)*, pp:565-570.

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**Convergence Results for High Precision Gray Codes**

Darrell Whitley, Laura Barbulescu, and Jean-Paul Watson
*Foundations of Genetic Algorithms Conference 2001 (FOGA-6)*, pp:295-311.

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**Toward an Understanding of Local Search in Job-Shop Scheduling**

Jean-Paul Watson, J. Christopher Beck, Adele E. Howe, and L. Darrell
Whitley

In *Proceedings of the Sixth European Conference on Planning (ECP-01)*

Winner of the PLANET Prize for Research Excellence

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**An Overview of Evolutionary Algorithms**

D. Whitley
*Journal of Information and Software Technology*, 43:817-831.

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**Local Search and High Precision Gray Codes: Convergence Results and Neighborhoods**

D. Whitley, L. Barbulescu, and J. P. Watson
*Foundations of Genetic Algorithms Conference 2001 (FOGA-6)*

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**Functions as Permutations: Implications for No Free Lunch, Walsh Analysis and Statistics**

Darrell Whitley
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature Conference (PPSN-2000)*, pp:169-178.

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**A Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for the Quadratic Assignment Problem**

Manuel Vazquez and L. Darrell Whitley
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2000)*, pp:169-178.

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**A Comparison of Genetic Algorithms for the Dynamic Job Shop Scheduling Problem**

Manuel Vazquez and L. Darrell Whitley
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2000)*, pp:1011-1018.

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**A Comparison of Genetic Algorithms for the Static Job Shop Scheduling Problem**.

Manuel Vazquez and L. Darrell Whitley
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature Conference 2000 (PPSN VI)*, pp:303-312.

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**Dynamic Representations and Escaping Local Optima: Improving Genetic Algorithms and Local Search**

Laura Barbulescu, Jean-Paul Watson, and Darrell Whitley
*Seventeenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-2000)*, pp: 879-884.

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**A Free Lunch Proof for Gray versus Binary Encodings**

Darrell Whitley
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-1999)*, pp:726-733.

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**Polynomial Time Summary Statistics for a Generalization of MAXSAT**

Robert Heckendorn, Soraya Rana, and Darrell Whitley
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-1999)*, pp:281-288.

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**The Distributional Biases of Crossover Operators**

Soraya Rana
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-1999)*

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**A Performance Assessment of Modern Niching Methods for Parameter Optimization Problems**

Jean-Paul Watson
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-1999)*

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**Genetic Approach to Feature Selection for Ensemble Creation**

Cesar Guerra-Salcedo and Darrell Whitley
*Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-1999)*, pp:236-243

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**Fast and Accurate Feature Selection Using Hybrid Genetic Strategies**

C. Guerra-Salcedo, Stephen Chen, D. Whitley, and S. Smith
*Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-1999)*

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**The Impact of Approximate Evaluation on the Performance of Search Algorithms for Warehouse Scheduling**

Jean-Paul Watson, Soraya Rana, L. Darrell Whitley, and Adele E. Howe
*Journal of Scheduling, Volume 2, 79-98. 1999.*

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**Algorithm Performance and Problem Structure for Flow-shop Scheduling**

Jean-Paul Watson, Laura Barbulescu, Adele E. Howe, and L. Darrell Whitley
*16th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-99). 1999.*

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**Feature Selection Mechanisms for Ensemble Creation: A Genetic Search Perspective**

Cesar Guerra-Salcedo and Darrell Whitley
*AAAI-99 and GECCO-99 Workshop on Data Mining with Evolutionary Algorithms: Research Directions*

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**Walsh Functions and Predicting Problem Complexity**

R. B. Heckendorn and D. Whitley
*Evolutionary Computation.*

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**Genetic Algorithm Behavior in the MAXSAT Domain **

S. Rana and D. Whitley
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN-V).*

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**The Traveling Salesrep Problem, Edge Assembly Crossover, and 2-opt**

J. P. Watson, C. Ross, V. Eisele, J. Denton, J. Bins, C. Guerra, D. Whitley, and A. Howe
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN-V).*

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**A Tractable Walsh Analysis of SAT and its Implications for Genetic Algorithms**

S. Rana, R. B. Heckendorn and D. Whitley
*AAAI-98.*1998. Nominated for a Best Paper Award.

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**Representation Issues in Neighborhood Search and Evolutionary Algorithms**

D. Whitley, S. Rana and R. B. Heckendorn
*Genetic Algorithms and Evolution Strategies in Engineering and Computer Science.*
D. Quagliarella, J. Periaux, C. Poloni and G. Winter, eds. pp: 39-57, Wiley, 1998.

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** Genetic Search for Feature Subset Selection**

C. Guerra-Salcedo and D. Whitley
*Symposium on Genetic Algorithms (SGA-98)*

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** Comparing Heuristic Search Methods and Genetic Algorithms for Warehouse Scheduling**

L. D. Whitley, A. E. Howe, S. Rana, J. P. Watson, and L. Barbulescu

*Systems, Man and Cybernetics.* 1998.

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** Search, Binary Representations, and Counting Optima**

S. Rana and D. Whitley

*Proceeding of a workshop on Evolutionary
Algorithms.* Sponsored by the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.

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** Island Model Genetic Algorithms and Linearly Separable Problems**

D. Whitley, S. Rana, and R. B. Heckendorn

*Proceedings of the AISB Workshop on Evolutionary Computation (1997).*

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**Representation, Search, and Genetic Algorithms**

D. Whitley and S. Rana
*14th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-97).* AAAI Press/MIT Press.

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**A Walsh Analysis of NK-Landscapes**

R. B. Heckendorn and D. Whitley
*International Conference on Genetic Algorithms (1997).*T. Baeck, ed. Morgan Kaufmann.

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**Messy Genetic Algorithms for Subset Feature Selection**

D. Whitley, R. Beveridge, C. Guerra, and C. Graves
*International Conference on Genetic Algorithms (1997). *T. Baeck, ed. Morgan Kaufmann.

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** Bit Representations with a Twist**

S. Rana and D. Whitley
*International Conference on Genetic Algorithms (1997). *T. Baeck, ed. Morgan Kaufmann.

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**Walsh Functions and Predicting Problem Complexity**

R. B. Heckendorn
*International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms (1997).*

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**Nonlinearity, Hyperplane Ranking and the Simple Genetic Algorithm**

R. B. Heckendorn, D. Whitley, and S. Rana
*Foundations of Genetic Algorithms 1997 (FOGA 4)* Belew and Vose, eds. Morgan Kaufmann,

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**Evaluating Evolutionary Algorithms**

D. Whitley, K. Mathias, S. Rana, and J. Dzubera
*Artificial Intelligence* Volume 85, pp. 245-2761, 1996.

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**Searching in the presence of Noise**

S. Rana, D. Whitley, and R. Cogswell

*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature 1996 (PPSN-4)*

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**Comparing Heuristic, Evolutionary and Local Search Approaches to Scheduling**

D. Whitley, S. Rana, A. Howe, and K. Mathias
*Third Artificial Intelligence Planning Systems Conference (AIPS-96)*

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**A Comparison between Cellular Encoding and Direct Encoding for Genetic Neural Networks**

F. Gruau, D. Whitley, and L. Pyeatt
*Genetic Programming: Proc. 1st Annual Conference* 1996.

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**An Empirical Evaluation of Genetic Algorithms on Noisy Objective Functions**

K. Mathias, D. Whitley, T. Kusuma, and C. Stork
*Genetic Algorithms for Pattern Recognition* S.K. Pal, ed. pp: 65-86. CRC Press, 1996.

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**A Review of Simple and Cellular Genetic Algorithms**

D. Whitley
*Applications of Modern Heuristic Methods. *V. J. Rayward-Smith, ed. pp: 55-67, Alfred Waller, 1995.

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**Modeling Simple Genetic Algorithms for Permutation Problems**

D. Whitley and N. Yoo
*Foundations of Genetic Algorithms 1995 (FOGA-3)* D. Whitley and M. Vose, eds. Morgan Kaufmann,

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**Test Driving Three 1995 Genetic Algorithms: New Test Functions and Geometric Matching**

D. Whitley, R. Beveridge, C. Graves, and K. Mathias
*Journal on Heuristics,* 1:77-104. 1995.

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**Genetic Algorithms and Neural Networks**

Darrell Whitley
*Genetic Algorithms in Engineering and Computer Science.*

Winter, Periaux, Galan and Cuesta, eds. pp: 203-216, Wiley, 1995.

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**Modeling Hybrid Genetic Algorithms**

Darrell Whitley
*Genetic Algorithms in Engineering and Computer Science. *

Winter, Periaux, Galan and Cuesta, eds. pp: 191-201, Wiley, 1995.

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**Building Better Test Functions**

D. Whitley, K. Mathias, S. Rana, and J. Dzubera
*International Conference on Genetic Algorithms. *Eshelman, ed. Morgan Kaufmann, 1995.

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**Hyperplane Ranking in Simple Genetic Algorithms**

D. Whitley, K. Mathias, and L. Pyeatt
*International Conference on Genetic Algorithms. *Eshelman, ed. Morgan Kaufmann, 1995.

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**Cellular Encoding Applied to Neurocontrol**

D. Whitley, F. Gruau, and L. Pyeatt
*International Conference on Genetic Algorithms. *Eshelman, ed. Morgan Kaufmann, 1995.

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A Genetic Algorithm Tutorial
*Statistics and Computing* Volume 4, pp. 65-85, 1994.

Larmarckian Evolution, The Baldwin Effect and Function Optimization

D. Whitley, S. Gordon, and K. Mathias
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN III).* Y. Davidor, H.-P. Schwefel and
R. Manner, eds. pp. 6-15. Springer-Verlag, 1994.

Advance Correlation Analysis of Operators for the Traveling Salesman Problems

D. Whitley and J. Dzubera
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN III).* Y. Davidor, H.-P. Schwefel and
R. Manner, eds. pp. 68-77. Springer-Verlag, 1994.

Transforming the Search Space with Gray Coding

K. Mathias and D. Whitley
*IEEE Conf. on Evolutionary Computation.* Volume 1. pp: 513-518, 1994.

Initial Performance Comparisons for the Delta Coding Algorithm

K. Mathias and D. Whitley
*IEEE Conference on Evolutionary Computation.* Volume 1. pp: 433-438, 1994.

Staged Hybrid Genetic Search for Seismic Data Imaging

K. Mathias, D. Whitley, C. Stork, and T. Kusuma
*IEEE Conference on Evolutionary Computation.* Volume 1. pp: 356-361, 1994.

Adding Learning to the Cellular Development of Neural Networks

F. Gruau and D. Whitley
*Evolutionary Computation, * 1(3):213-233.

Serial and Parallel Genetic Algorithms as Function Optimizers

S. Gordon and D. Whitley
*International Conference on Genetic Algorithms.* S. Forrest, ed. Morgan Kaufmann, 1993.

An Executable Model of a Simple Genetic Algorithm

D. Whitley
*Foundations of Genetic Algorithms (FOGA 2) * D. Whitley, ed. Morgan Kaufmann, 1993.

Genetic Operators, the Fitness Landscape and
the Traveling Salesman Problem.

K. Mathias and D. Whitley
*Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN 2). *R. Ma:nner and B. Manderick, eds.,
pp. 219-228. North Holland-Elsevier, 1992.

A Comparative Study of Genetic Sequencing Operators

T. Starkweather, S. McDaniel, K. Mathias, C. Whitley, and D. Whitley

In *Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Genetic Algorithms.* R.
Belew and L. Booker, eds., pp. 69-76. Morgan Kaufmann, 1991.

Delta Coding: An Interative Genetic Search Strategy

D. Whitley, K. Mathias, and P. Fitzhorn

In *Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Genetic Algorithms.* R. Belew and L.
Booker, eds., pp. 77-84. Morgan Kaufmann, 1991.

Fundamental Principles of Deception

D. Whitley
*Foundations of Genetic Algorithms (FOGA).* G. Rawlins, ed., pp. 221-241. Morgan Kaufmann, 1991.

The Traveling Salesman and Sequence Scheduling: Quality Solutions
Using Genetic Edge Recombination.

D. Whitley, T. Starkweather, and D. Shaner
*The Handbook of Genetic Algorithms.* L. Davis, ed., pp: 350-372. Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991.

Motivation and Framework for Using Genetic Algorithms for Microcode Compaction

S. Beaty, D. Whitley and G. Johnson
*23rd Annual Workshop in Microprogramming and Microarchitecture (MICRO-23)* Republished
in: SIG Micro Newsletter, Volume 22, Number 1, January 1991.

The GENITOR Algorithm and Selective Pressure: Why Rank-Based Allocation
of Reproductive Trials is Best

D. Whitley

In *Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Genetic Algorithms.* D. Schaffer,
ed., pp. 116-121. Morgan Kaufmann, 1989.