Evolvable Systems: From Biology to Hardware

6th International Conference, ICES 2005, Sitges, Spain, September 12-14, 2005. Proceedings

  • J. Manuel Moreno
  • Jordi Madrenas
  • Jordi Cosp
Conference proceedings ICES 2005
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3637)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Fault Tolerance and Recovery

    1. Wenjian Luo, Xin Wang, Ying Tan, Yiguo Zhang, Xufa Wang
      Pages 1-11
    2. Kening Zhang, Ronald F. DeMara, Carthik A. Sharma
      Pages 12-24
    3. Will Barker, Andy M Tyrrell
      Pages 25-36
    4. Ricardo S. Zebulum, Adrian Stoica, Didier Keymeulen, Lukas Sekanina, Rajeshuni Ramesham, Xin Guo
      Pages 37-45
  3. Platforms for Evolving Digital Systems

  4. Evolution of Analog Circuits

    1. Martin Trefzer, Jörg Langeheine, Karlheinz Meier, Johannes Schemmel
      Pages 86-97
    2. Lukáš Sekanina, Ricardo S. Zebulum
      Pages 98-107
  5. Evolutionary Robotics

    1. Martin Hülse, Steffen Wischmann, Frank Pasemann
      Pages 108-118
    2. Teddy Alfaro, María-Cristina Riff
      Pages 119-130
  6. Evolutionary Hardware Design Methodologies

  7. Bio-inspired Architectures

    1. André Stauffer, Daniel Mange, Fabien Vannel
      Pages 165-176
    2. J. Manuel Moreno, Yann Thoma, Eduardo Sanchez
      Pages 177-187
    3. J. Manuel Moreno, Jan Eriksson, Javier Iglesias, Alessandro E. P. Villa
      Pages 188-197
  8. Applications

    1. Yuji Kasai, Eiichi Takahashi, Masaya Iwata, Yosuke Iijima, Hidenori Sakanashi, Masahiro Murakawa et al.
      Pages 198-204

About these proceedings

Introduction

The flying machines proposed by Leonardo da Vinci in the fifteenth century, the se- reproducing automata theory proposed by John von Neumann in the middle of the twentieth century and the current possibility of designing electronic and mechanical systems using evolutionary principles are all examples of the efforts made by humans to explore the mechanisms present in biological systems that permit them to tackle complex tasks. These initiatives have recently given rise to the emergent field of b- inspired systems and evolvable hardware. The inaugural workshop, Towards Evolvable Hardware, took place in Lausanne in October 1995, followed by the successive events of the International Conference on Evolvable Systems: From Biology to Hardware, held in Tsukuba (Japan) in October 1996, in Lausanne (Switzerland) in September 1998, in Edinburgh (UK) in April 2000, in Tokyo (Japan) in October 2001, and in Trondheim (Norway) in March 2003. Following the success of these past events the sixth international conference was aimed at presenting the latest developments in the field, bringing together researchers who use biologically inspired concepts to implement real systems in artificial intelligence, artificial life, robotics, VLSI design, and related domains. The sixth conference consolidated this biennial event as a reference meeting for the community involved in bio-inspired systems research. All the papers received were reviewed by at least three independent reviewers, thus guaranteeing a high-quality bundle for ICES 2005.

Keywords

ant colony systems architecture bio-inspired computing bioinformatics embryonic hardware evolution evolutionary computing evolvable systems field-programmable gate arrays hardware/software co-evolution immune systems nanotechnology reconfigurable sys robot robotics

Editors and affiliations

  • J. Manuel Moreno
    • 1
  • Jordi Madrenas
    • 2
  • Jordi Cosp
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Electronic EngineeringTechnical University of CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Department of Electronic EngineeringTechnical University of CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/11549703
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-28736-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-28737-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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