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Fast Moving Natural Evolution Strategy for High-Dimensional Problems [article]

Masahiro Nomura, Isao Ono
2022 arXiv   pre-print
The proposed method, CR-FM-NES, extends a recently proposed state-of-the-art NES, Fast Moving Natural Evolution Strategy (FM-NES), in order to be applicable in high-dimensional problems.  ...  In this work, we propose a new variant of natural evolution strategies (NES) for high-dimensional black-box optimization problems.  ...  FM-NES Fast Moving Natural Evolution Strategy (FM-NES) [29] is one of the state-of-the-art BBO algorithms.  ... 
arXiv:2201.11422v2 fatcat:baljz7uv5rfhniuskmcmhe4usm

Fast and Accurate Construction of Ultra-Dense Consensus Genetic Maps Using Evolution Strategy Optimization

David Mester, Yefim Ronin, Patrick Schnable, Srinivas Aluru, Abraham Korol, Danny Barash
2015 PLoS ONE  
A novel Evolution Strategy optimization algorithm with a global optimization criterion presented in this paper is able to generate high quality, ultra-dense consensus maps, with many thousands of markers  ...  Our aim was to develop a fast and accurate algorithm for constructing consensus genetic maps for chip-based SNP genotyping data with a high proportion of shared markers between mapping populations.  ...  More details on our implementation of the Evolution Strategy for solving combinatorial optimization problems are provided in file S1 Text.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0122485 pmid:25867943 pmcid:PMC4395089 fatcat:mkl3upargnfsdjav4kp4rxlwpm

Is estrogen receptor negative breast cancer risk associated with a fast life history strategy?

Brandon H. Hidaka, Amy M. Boddy
2016 Evolution, Medicine and Public Health  
Accordingly, individuals with characteristics of a fast life history strategy may have a fertility advantage early in life that is accompanied by increased cancer risk later in life.  ...  Environments with high extrinsic mortality and unpredictable resources tend to select individuals with a fast life history strategy, that is, mature and invest in reproduction earlier at the cost of growth  ...  Accordingly, individuals with characteristics of a fast life history strategy may have a fertility advantage early in life that is accompanied by increased cancer risk later in life.  ... 
doi:10.1093/emph/eov034 pmid:26781544 pmcid:PMC4716563 fatcat:revnj6yqvjdyzb3cgcq2rhl7ym

An Enhanced Differential Evolution Algorithm with Fast Evaluating Strategies for TWT-NFSP with SSTs and RTs

Rong Hu, Xing Wu, Bin Qian, Jian L. Mao, Huai P. Jin, Shubo Wang
2020 Complexity  
This paper proposes an enhanced differential evolution algorithm with several fast evaluating strategies, namely, DE_FES, to minimize the total weighted tardiness objective (TWT) for the NFSP with SSTs  ...  strategies is designed to execute exploitation from these obtained regions.  ...  One: Fast Computing Strategy.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/8835359 fatcat:xdgk5sxirzdzha7h6t6uyqdubu

A predator-prey model with allee effect and fast strategy evolution dynamics of predators using hawk and dove tactics

Jitka Kühnová, Lenka Přibylová
2011 Tatra Mountains Mathematical Publications  
In this work we present the predator-prey model with Allee effect and Hawk and Dove tactics in fighting over caught prey implemented as fast strategy evolution dynamics.  ...  evolution that is not possible in any of the submodels that can lead to a bluesky extinction of both populations.  ...  K e y w o r d s: prey-predator model, Allee effect, strategy evolution, bifurcation, Hawk-Dove evolution. The research was supported by the internal grant of Masaryk University MUNI/A/1060/2009.  ... 
doi:10.2478/v10127-011-0033-1 fatcat:o4yk22qgobcydgva335me3q4um

Strategies for overlapping dependent design activities

Susan M. Bogus, Keith R. Molenaar, James E. Diekmann
2006 Construction Management and Economics  
These strategies operate either by speeding up the evolution of upstream information or by reducing the sensitivity of downstream activities.  ...  strategies.  ...  Likewise, when applied to activities with a naturally slow evolution, this strategy will move those activities from a slow evolution model towards a fast evolution model.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01446190600658529 fatcat:lf26l6qaxvea3jvlp5verdrdfa

Fixation of competing strategies when interacting agents differ in the time scale of strategy updating

Jianlei Zhang, Franz J. Weissing, Ming Cao
2016 Physical review. E  
evolution.  ...  In this study, we remove this restricting assumption by dividing the population into fast and slow groups according to the players' strategy updating frequencies and investigate how different strategy  ...  Strategy evolution for slow players After the fast players have evolved into their absorbing states, the slow players start their evolution processes.  ... 
doi:10.1103/physreve.94.032407 pmid:27739806 fatcat:ohcxcsurfjaoxgj4izz6yzlpea

Do Mixed Fire Regimes Shape Plant Flammability and Post-Fire Recovery Strategies?

Helen Poulos, Andrew Barton, Jasper Slingsby, David Bowman
2018 Fire  
We propose that such multiple-strategy adaptations have been favoured as bet-hedging strategies in response to selective pressure from mixed-fire regimes experienced by these species over evolutionary  ...  model hypothesizing that plants have diverged into three different plant flammability strategies due to natural selection.  ...  Such ecotypic variation could represent multiple instances of evolution to strategies described in Pausas, Keeley, and Schwilk [19] rather than bet-hedging strategies in a species.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fire1030039 fatcat:kdt4kp6kpjgapmtzybjwmmxlf4

Incremental Evolution and Development of Deep Artificial Neural Networks [article]

Filipe Assunção, Nuno Lourenço, Bernardete Ribeiro, Penousal Machado
2020 arXiv   pre-print
To overcome this drawback, we extend Fast Deep Evolutionary Network Structured Representation (Fast-DENSER) to incremental development.  ...  ., evolution starts from scratch for each problem, ultimately delaying the evolutionary process.  ...  Contrary, Fast-DENSER follows a (1+λ) Evolutionary Strategy (ES), and therefore in each generation fewer individuals are evaluated.  ... 
arXiv:2004.00302v1 fatcat:yspfzyfosveq5kqr7n6iufuu6y

Future Airports Development Strategies

Antonin Kazda, Benedikt Badanik, Anna Tomova, Isabelle Laplace, Nathalie Lenoir
2013 Communications - Scientific Letters of the University of Zilina  
Methodology developed within the FAST project analyzed evolution of airport strategies potential in the forthcoming decade in the frame of new airport typology reflecting different strategies depending  ...  However, airport strategies and their future development are one of the main drivers of traffic evolution [5] .  ...  G Analysis of the past route network evolution of the reference airport following the strategy it developed.  ... 
doi:10.26552/com.c.2013.2.19-24 fatcat:a6toe4x36bfzhoslsdy3rwav3i

Biological invasion and biological control select for different life histories

Ashraf Tayeh, Ruth A. Hufbauer, Arnaud Estoup, Virginie Ravigné, Léa Frachon, Benoit Facon
2015 Nature Communications  
Variability on this time-scale is caused by evolution of the stellar field.  ...  In our focal species, the evolution of a fast life history is possible, as demonstrated by the dramatic shift in life-history strategy of populations raised in captivity in the context of biological control  ...  The high fitness, particularly of American populations, was found in conjunction with the evolution of the timing of offspring production, not towards a fast life-history strategy like seen in the biocontrol  ... 
doi:10.1038/ncomms8268 pmid:26035519 pmcid:PMC4458860 fatcat:rtoe5xto7vh63eracdjypobf4a

Assembling Strategies in Extrinsic Evolvable Hardware with Bidirectional Incremental Evolution [chapter]

Igor Baradavka, Tatiana Kalganova
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
However preliminary results show perceptible dependence of performance of BIE and quality of evaluated circuit on assembling strategy applied during reverse stage of incremental evolution.  ...  Bidirectional incremental evolution (BIE) has been proposed as a technique to overcome the "stalling" effect in evolvable hardware applications.  ...  Assembling strategy at RIE level defines how many logic circuits can be assembled at once in order to produce successful and fast evolution.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-36599-0_25 fatcat:l34xwn7olfcztjudrqpvp4zxre

Game-theoretical approaches to studying the evolution of biochemical systems

Thomas Pfeiffer, Stefan Schuster
2005 TIBS -Trends in Biochemical Sciences. Regular ed  
Approaches based on simple optimization usually neglect the fact that, during the course of evolution towards an optimal strategy (i.e. optimal properties in a biochemical system), the properties of the  ...  environment can change, and this in turn can change the optimal strategy [7, 8] .  ...  An evolutionarily stable strategy is always an optimal strategy in its environment. Evolutionary game theory: A mathematical framework for modeling evolution in dynamic fitness landscapes [8] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tibs.2004.11.006 pmid:15653322 fatcat:fgsrzhoczbgkvenah43bsnmify

Fast-DENSER++: Evolving Fully-Trained Deep Artificial Neural Networks [article]

Filipe Assunção, Nuno Lourenço, Penousal Machado, Bernardete Ribeiro
2019 arXiv   pre-print
This paper proposes a new extension to Deep Evolutionary Network Structured Evolution (DENSER), called Fast-DENSER++ (F-DENSER++).  ...  NeuroEvolution methods that optimise Deep Artificial Neural Networks (DANNs) only evaluate the candidate solutions for a fixed amount of epochs; this makes it difficult to effectively assess the learning strategy  ...  In addition, with the rationale to grant all individuals the same computational resources evolution is conducted with the individuals being trained for a maximum FAST-DENSER++ Fast-DENSER++ is an extension  ... 
arXiv:1905.02969v1 fatcat:la4htm54zrhvxaalymxmryeidy

Size evolution in microorganisms masks trade-offs predicted by the growth rate hypothesis

Isabelle Gounand, Tanguy Daufresne, Dominique Gravel, Corinne Bouvier, Thierry Bouvier, Marine Combe, Claire Gougat-Barbera, Franck Poly, Clara Torres-Barceló, Nicolas Mouquet
2016 Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences  
Our study stresses that physiological links between these traits tightly shape the evolution of competitive strategies.  ...  The growth rate hypothesis (GRH) suggests that growing fast should impair competitive abilities for phosphorus and nitrogen due to high demand for biosynthesis.  ...  In this study, we use experimental evolution to investigate the consequences of these interdependencies on the emergence of competitive strategies.  ... 
doi:10.1098/rspb.2016.2272 pmid:28003453 pmcid:PMC5204171 fatcat:pbihxvaajfcnpcpvo5yrikijfq
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