4. PPSN 1996: Berlin, Germany

Basic Concepts of Evolutionary Computation

Theoretical Foundations of Evolutionary Computation

Modifications and Extensions of Evolutionary Algorithms

Genetic Operators and Problem Representation

Adaption, Niching, and Isolation in Evolutionary Algorithms

Further Modifications and Extensions

Comparison of Methods

Other Metaphors

Applications of Evolutionary Computation

Evolutionary Computation in Machine Learning, Neural Networks, and Fuzzy Systems

Evolutionary Computation in Electrical, Electronics, and Communication Engineering

Evolutionary Computation in Computer Science and Operations Research

Evolutionary Computation in Mechanical, Chemical, Biological, and Optical Engineering