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Press Release

- 06 Sep 2001 - Optimal Design and Silicon Genetics (California) announced today a distribution partnership for Optimal Design's ArrayMiner (TM). Silicon Genetics will distribute ArrayMiner on a worldwide basis as an optional add-on to their flagship desktop microarray analysis software GeneSpring (TM). Full Press Release avalaible here.

Published papers

- Falkenauer E. and Marchand A. - Using k-Means? Consider ArrayMiner, in Proceedings of the 2001 International Conference on Mathematics and Engineering Techniques in Medicine and Biological Sciences (METMBS'2001), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, June 25-28, 2001. (download PDF)

- Falkenauer E. - The Worth of the Uniform, in Proceedings of 1999 Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC99), Washington D.C., July 6-9, 1999. pp.776-782.

- Falkenauer E. - On Method Overfitting, in Journal of Heuristics, Vol. 4, N.3, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998, pp. 281-287.

- Falkenauer E. - A Grouping Genetic Algorithm for Line Balancing with Resource Dependent Task Times, in Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP’97), University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, November 24-28, 1997. pp.464-468.

- Falkenauer E. - The Lavish Ordering Genetic Algorithm, in Proceedings of the 2nd Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC-97), Sophia-Antipolis, France, July 21-24, 1997 (in press).

- Rekiek B, Falkenauer E. and Delchambre A. - Multi-Product Resource Planning, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Task Planning (ISATP’97). pp. 115-121.

- Falkenauer E. - Applying Evolutionary Algorithms to Real-world Problems, invited plenary talk at IMA Workshop on Evolutionary Algorithms, Univer-si-ty of Minnesota, October 21-25, 1996, In L.D. Davis, K. De Jong, M. Vose and L.D. Whitley (Eds.) Evolutionary Algorithms, IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications Vol. 111, Springer Verlag, 1999 (in press).

- Falkenauer E., Delchambre A. - Integrated Assembly and Resource Planning in Production Line Design, invited contribution in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Task Planning (ISATP’95), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 10-11, 1995. pp. 220-225.

- Falkenauer E. - Resource Planning, in A. Delchambre (Ed), Concurrent engineering of products, equipments and control systems - An integrated CAD method for industrial assembly, John Wiley & Sons, 1995, pp. 129-159.

- Falkenauer E. - Solving Equal Piles with a Grouping Genetic Algorithm, in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Genetic Algorithms (ICGA95), University of Pittsburgh (Penn-syl-vania), 15-19 July, 1995, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, pp. 492-497.

- Falkenauer E. - The Grouping Genetic Algorithm, invited contribution to the International Conference on State of the Art in Global Optimization: Computational Methods and Applications, Princeton University, April 28-30, 1995. In C.A.Floudas and P.M.Pardalos (Eds.) State of the Art in Global Optimization, Computational Methods and Applications, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1996. pp. 249-265.

- Falkenauer E. - Tapping the Full Power of Genetic Algorithm through Suitable Representation and Local Optimization: Application to Bin Packing, invited contribution, chapter in J. Biethahn and V. Nissen (Eds), Evolutionary Algorithms in Management Appli-ca-tions, Springer Verlag, 1995. pp. 167-182.

- Falkenauer E. - A Hybrid Grouping Genetic Algorithm for Bin Packing, in Journal of Heuristics, Vol. 2, N.1, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996, pp.5-30. - Malotaux E., Falkenauer E. and Van Muysewinkel A. - The Motion Planning Problem: From Global to Local, in Proceedings of the 27th International Symposium on Automotive Technology and
Automation (ISATA'94), dedicated conference on Lean Manufacturing for the Automotive Industries, October 31-November 4, 1994, Aachen, Germa-ny. Automotive Automation Limited, England.

- Falkenauer E. - A New Representation and Operators for GAs Applied to Grouping Problems, in Evolutionary Computation, Vol.2, Nr.2 (Summer 1994), MIT Press, pp. 123-144.

- Falkenauer E., Malotaux E. - Collision-free Motion Planning: a Global Planner within an Integrated Approach, in Proceedings of EURISCON'94 - European Robotics and Intelligent Systems Conference, August 22-26, 1994, Malaga, Spain. pp. 1544-1555.

- Delchambre A., Falkenauer E. - Integrated and Computer-aided Tool for Assembly and Resource Planning, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Assembly and Australian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICA ACME'93), November 22-24, 1993, Adelaide, South Australia.

- Falkenauer E., Delchambre A. - Resource Planning in the SCOPES Project (Sys-tematic and COncurrent design of Products, Equipments and control Systems), in Proceedings of the 26th International Symposium on Automotive Technology and Automation (ISATA'93), dedicated conference on Lean Manufacturing in the Automotive Industries, September 13-17, 1993, Aachen, Germany. Automotive Automation Limited, England. pp. 295-302.

- Falkenauer E. - The Grouping Genetic Algorithms - Widening the Scope of the GAs, in JORBEL - Belgian Journal of Operations Research, Statistics and Computer Science, Vol. 33 (1, 2), 1993, pp.79-102.

- Falkenauer E., Gaspart P. - Creating Part Families with a Grouping Genetic Algorithm, in M.Vidyasagar (Ed) Proceedings of ISIR'93 - International Symposium on Intelligent Robotics, January 7-9, 1993, Bangalore, India, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. Ltd, New Delhi, India. pp.375-384.

- Delchambre A., Falkenauer E., Hamers P. - Design for Assembly, Resource & Motion Planning in ROBCAD/Rose, in Proceedings of the 3rd International ROBCAD User Meeting, June 23-26, 1992, Toulouse, France.

- Falkenauer E., Delchambre A. - A Genetic Algorithm for Bin Packing and Line Balancing, in Proceedings of the 1992 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 10-15, 1992, Nice, France. IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos, CA. pp 1186-1192.

- Falkenauer E. - A Genetic Algorithm for Grouping, in R.Gutiérrez and M.J.Valder-rama (Eds) Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis, April 23-26, 1991, Granada, Spain. World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. Singapore. pp 198-206.

- Falkenauer E., Bouffouix S. - A Genetic Algorithm for Job Shop, in Proceedings of the 1991 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, April 7-12, 1991, Sacramento, California, U.S.A. pp.824-829.