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IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium


June 8-10, 2005

Pasadena, California


June 8, 2005, Wednesday


07:00 - 09:00     Registration 


09:00 - 12:00     Tutorial 3: Fundamentals and applications of ant colony optimization - M. Dorigo


Tutorial 4: Fundamentals and applications of particle swarm optimization - J. Kennedy and R.C. Eberhart


12:00 - 02:00     Lunch


02:00 - 05:00     Tutorial 1: Analyzing swarms: a stochastic systems approach to studying swarm behavior - K. Lerman and T. Hogg


Tutorial 2: Cultural algorithms: a computational framework for studying social evolution - R.G. Reynolds


06:00 - 09:00     Registration


07:00 - 09:00     Reception



June 9 2005, Thursday  


07:00 - 08:00     Registration


08:00 - 08:30     Welcome and Opening Remarks - P. Arabshahi and A. Martinoli


08:30 - 09:20     Keynote Speech 1: The honey bee foraging behavior syndrome: quantifying the response threshold model of division of labor - T. Pankiw


09:20 - 10:00     Session 1: Swarm Intelligence Foundations and Biological Systems Modeling

Chair: K. Lerman

1.       Bio-inspired emergent construction - D. Feltell, L. Bai, and R. Soar

2.       Designing collective behavior in a group of humans using a real-time polling system and interactive evolution - D. Buchsbaum, P. Funes, J. Budynek, H. Koppermann, and E. Bonabeau


10:00 - 10:30     Break


10:30 - 12:30     Session 2: Particle Swarm Optimization and Ant Colony Optimization

                        Chair: G.K. Venayagamoorthy

1.       A proposal to use stripes to maintain diversity in a multi-objective particle swarm optimizer - M.A. Villalobos-Arias, G. Toscano-Pulido, and C.A. Coello Coello

2.       Understanding particle swarm optimization by evolving problem landscapes - W.B. Langdon, R. Poli, O. Holland, and T. Krink

3.       Why does it need velocity? - J. Kennedy

4.       Particle swarm optimization with area of influence: increasing the effectiveness of the swarm - K.J. Binkley and M. Hagiwara

5.       Unified particle swarm optimization for tackling operations research problems - K.E. Parsopoulos and M.N. Vrahatis

6.       An ant colony system approach for solving the at-least version of the generalized minimum spanning tree problem - A.K. Das, P. Arabshahi, and A. Gray


12:30 - 02:00     Lunch, Poster and Demo Session

1.       A Comparison of PSO and back-propagation for training RBF neural networks for identification of a power system with STATCOM - S. Mohagheghi, Y. del Valle, G.K. Venayagamoorthy, and R. G. Harley

2.       Distributed sensor placement with sequential particle swarm optimization - P. N. Ngatchou, W.L.J. Fox, and M.A. El-Sharkawi

3.       FPGA implementation of particle swarm optimization for inversion of large neural networks - P.D. Reynolds, R.W. Duren, M.L. Trumbo, and R.J. Marks II

4.       Improving the performance of particle swarm optimization using adaptive critics designs - S. Doctor and G.K. Venayagamoorthy

5.       Niching ability of basic particle swarm optimization algorithms - A.P. Engelbrecht, B.S. Masiye, and G. Pampara

6.       Principal component particle swarm Optimization (PCPSO) - M.S. Voss

7.       Shape matching using fuzzy discrete particle swarm optimization - J. Du, D. Huang, J. Zhang, and X. Wang

8.       A Simple nearest-neighbor flocking rule - A. Di Franco and K.S. Narendra

9.       Artificial life and online flows optimization in energy networks - M. Annunziato, M. Lucchetti, G. Orsini, and S. Pizzuti

10.   Bacterial communities: a microbiological model for swarm intelligence - P.G. Flikkema and J.G. Leid

11.   Cognitive swarms for rapid detection of objects and associations in visual imagery - Y. Owechko and S. Medasani

12.   Facility layout using swarm intelligence - C.T. Hardin and J.S. Usher

13.   Resource allocation for a distributed sensor network - M.C. Martin, I. Trifonov, E. Bonabeau, and Paolo Gaudiano

14.   Intelligent backbone swarms for scalable, disruption tolerant wireless networking - M. Gerla, J. Park, R. Battiti, and A. Garg

15.   Swarming computer security: an experiment in policy distribution - R. Menezes, R. Ford, and A. Ondi

16.   The effect of environmental structure on the utility of communication in hive-based swarms - P.  Schermerhorn and M. Scheutz


02:00 - 04:00     Session 3: Particle Swarm Optimization and Ant Colony Optimization Applications

Chair: E. Sahin

1.       Novel composition test functions for numerical global optimization - J.J. Liang, P.N. Suganthan, and K. Deb

2.       Swarm intelligence for routing in mobile ad-hoc networks - G. Di Caro, F. Ducatelle, and L.M. Gambardella

3.       Detection of multiple source locations using a glowworm metaphor with applications to collective robotics - K.N. Krishnanand and D. Ghose

4.       Particle swarm optimization for unsupervised robotic learning - J. Pugh, Y. Zhang, and A. Martinoli

5.       A Hybrid particle swarm/Ant colony algorithm for the classification of hierarchical biological data - N. Holden and A.A. Freitas

6.       The Particle swarm over scene matching - O. Sjahputera and J. M. Keller


04:00 - 04:30     Break


04:30 - 06:30     Session 4a: Particle Swarm Optimization

                        Chair: J. Kennedy

1.       Fitness inheritance in multi-objective particle swarm optimization - M. Reyes-Sierra and C.A. Coello Coello

2.       Dynamic multi-swarm particle swarm optimizer - J.J. Liang and P.N. Suganthan

3.       CiClops: computational intelligence collaborative laboratory of pantological software - E. S. Peer, A. P. Engelbrecht, G. Pampara, and B. S. Masiye

4.       Information exchange in multiple cooperating swarms - M. El-Abd and M. Kamel

5.       Neural networks based non-uniform scalar quantizer design with particle swarm optimization - W. Zha and G.K. Venayagamoorthy

6.       A particle swarm algorithm for high dimensional, multi-optima problem spaces - T. Hendtlass


                        Session 4b:  Particle Swarm Optimization Applications

Chair: J.M. Keller

1.       Comparison of particle swarm optimizations for optimal operational planning of energy plants - S. Kitagawa and Y. Fukuyama

2.       Parameter tuning of a computed-torque controller for a 5 degree of freedom robot arm using co-evolutionary particle swarm optimization - A. Asmara, R. A. Krohling, and F. Hoffmann

3.       Particle swarm optimization for macrocell overlap removal and placement - S. Hsieh, C. Lin, and T. Sun

4.       DNA motif detection using particle swarm optimization and expectation-maximization - C.T. Hardin and E.C. Rouchka

5.       Document clustering using particle swarm optimization - X. Cui, T.E. Potok, and P. Palathingal


07:00 - 08:00     Reception


08:00 - 10:00     Banquet



June 10 2005, Friday  


08:30 - 09:20     Keynote Speech 2: Swarm-bot: an experiment in swarm robotics - M. Dorigo


09:20 - 10:00     Session 5: Swarm Intelligence Foundations and Artificial Systems Modeling

                        Chair: R. Menezes

1.       Modeling and mathematical analysis of swarms of microscopic robots - A. Galstyan, T. Hogg, and K. Lerman

2.       Swarm robotics for a dynamic cleaning problem - Y. Altshuler, I.A. Wagner, and A.M. Bruckstein


10:00 - 10:30     Break


10:30 - 12:30     Session 6: Swarm Robotics I

                        Chair: A. Winfield

1.       Beyond swarm intelligence: the ultraSwarm - O. Holland, J. Woods, R. De Nardi, and A. Clark

2.       MASCARILLONS: flying swarm intelligence for architectural research - J. Nembrini, N. Reeves, E. Poncet, A. Martinoli, and A. Winfield

3.       Collective decision-making by a group of cockroach-like robots - S. Garnier, C. Jost, R. Jeanson, J. Gautrais, M. Asadpour, G. Caprari, and G. Theraulaz

4.       Emergent collective decisions in a swarm of robots - V. Trianni and M. Dorigo

5.       Swarms for chemical plume tracing - D. Zarzhitsky, D. F. Spears, and W.M. Spears

6.       The utility of heterogeneous swarms of simple UAVs with limited sensory capacity in detection and tracking tasks - M. Scheutz, P. Schermerhorn, and P. Bauer


12:30 - 02:00     Lunch, Poster and Demo Session

                        Same as June 9.


02:00 - 03:40     Session 7: Swarm-Intelligent Systems and Algorithms I

                        Chair: E. Bonabeau

1.       Swarm approach for a connectivity problem in wireless networks - R. Montemanni and L.M. Gambardella

2.       A stochastic automaton-based algorithm for flexible and distributed network partitioning - Y. Wan, S. Roy, A. Saberi, and B. Lesieutre

3.       Physical deployment of digital hormones through RFID technology - M. Mamei and F. Zambonelli

4.       On delay-dependent stability of a swarm of networked autonomous vehicles under communication constraints - D. Garagic

5.       Swarm Reasoning - D. Palmer, M. Kirschenbaum, J. Shifflet, and L. Seiter


03:40 - 04:00     Break


04:00 - 05:40     Session 8a: Swarm Robotics II

                        Chair: O. Holland

1.       Sensor fusion for swarms of small unmanned aerial vehicles - R.W. Deming and L.I. Perlovsky

2.       Generating contour plots using multiple sensor platforms - F. Zhang and N. Leonard

3.       Evolving behaviors for a swarm of unmanned air vehicles - P. Gaudiano, E. Bonabeau, and B. Shargel

4.       Probabilistic aggregation strategies in swarm robotic systems - O. Soysal and E. Sahin

5.       Evolving aggregation behaviors for swarm robotic systems: a systematic case study - E. Bahceci and E. Sahin


Session 8b: Swarm-Intelligent Systems and Algorithms II

Chair: P. Flikkema

1.       The wisdom of the hive applied to mobile ad-hoc networks - H. Wedde and M. Farooq

2.       Threshold-based algorithms for power-aware load balancing in sensor networks - C.M. Cianci, V. Trifa, and A. Martinoli

3.       Ant inspired server population management in a service based computing environment - M.D. Peysakhov and W. C. Regli

4.       Diagnostic problem solving using swarm intelligence - G C. Lapizco-Encinas and J. A. Reggia

5.       Using aggregate motion in multi-agent teams to solve search and transport problems - A. Rodriguez and J.A. Reggia


05:40 - 06:00     Break


06:00 - 07:00     Plenary discussion with the Industrial Research Panel

            Chair: P. Arabshahi

Panelists: Eric Bonabeau (Icosystem Inc., Boston, USA), Rodney Goodman (InfinID Technologies Inc., Pasadena, USA), Joe Rothermich (Natural Selection Inc., La Jolla, USA), Enzo Lucibello (AntOptima, Lugano, Switzerland),  Hobson Lane, (Northrop Grumman Inc., Redondo Beach, USA)