# Organization & Editorial Activities: Special Sessions

Black-Box Optimization Benchmarking (BBOB) 2009

2009 GECCO, Montreal, Canada, July 8-12. 2009

Organizers: A. Auger, H.-G. Beyer, N. Hansen, S. Finck, R. Ros, M. Schoenauer, and D. Whitley

Contributions

Noiseless functions black-box optimization: evaluation of a hybrid particle swarm with differential operators*J. García-Nieto, E. Alba, J. Apolloni*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2231-2238

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570311

BBOB: Nelder-Mead with resize and halfruns*B. Doerr, M. Fouz, M. Schmidt, M. Wahlstrom*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2239-2246

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570312

AMaLGaM IDEAs in noiseless black-box optimization benchmarking*P.A.N. Bosman, J. Grahl, D. Thierens*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2247-2254

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570313

A memetic algorithm using local search chaining forblack-box optimization benchmarking 2009 for noise free functions*D. Molina, M. Lozano, F. Herrera*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2255-2262

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570314

Black-box optimization benchmarking for noiseless function testbed using an EDA and PSO hybrid*M. El-Abd, M.S. Kamel*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2263-2268

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570315

Black-box optimization benchmarking for noiseless function testbed using particle swarm optimization*M. El-Abd, M.S. Kamel*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2269-2274

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570316

Black-box optimization benchmarking for noiseless function testbed using PSO_bounds*M. El-Abd, M.S. Kamel*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2275-2280

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570317

Black-box optimization benchmarking: results for the BayEDAcG algorithm on the noiseless function testbed*M.R. Gallagher*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2281-2286

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570318

A continuous variable neighbourhood search based on specialised EAs: application to the noiseless BBO-benchmark 2009*C. García-Martínez, M. Lozano*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2287-2294

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570319

A stigmergy-based algorithm for black-box optimization: noiseless function testbed*P. Korošec, J. Šilc*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2295-2302

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570320

Black-box optimization benchmarking of prototype optimization with evolved improvement steps for noiseless function testbed*J. Kubalik*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2303-2308

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570321

BBOB-benchmarking a simple estimation of distribution algorithm with cauchy distribution*P. Pošik*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2309-2314

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570322

BBOB-benchmarking the DIRECT global optimization algorithm*P. Pošik*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2315-2320

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570323

BBOB-benchmarking the generalized generation gap model with parent centric crossover*P. Pošik*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2321-2328

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570324

BBOB-benchmarking two variants of the line-search algorithm*P. Pošik*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2329-2336

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570325

BBOB-benchmarking the Rosenbrock's local search algorithm*P. Pošik*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2337-2342

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570326

Particle swarm hybridized with differential evolution: black box optimization benchmarking for noisy functions*J. García-Nieto, E. Alba, J. Apolloni*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2343-2350

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570327

AMaLGaM IDEAs in noisy black-box optimization benchmarking*P.A.N. Bosman, J. Grahl, D. Thierens*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2351-2358

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570328

A memetic algorithm using local search chaining for black-box optimization benchmarking 2009 for noisy functions*D. Molina, M. Lozano, F. Herrera*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2359-2366

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570329

A continuous variable neighbourhood search based on specialised eas: application to the noisy BBO-benchmark 2009 testbed*C. García-Martínez, M. Lozano*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2367-2374

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570330

A stigmergy-based algorithm for black-box optimization: noisy function testbed*P. Korošec, J. Šilc*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2375-2382

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570331

Black-box optimization benchmarking: results for the BayEDAcG algorithm on the noisy function testbed*M.R. Gallagher*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2383-2388

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570332

Benchmarking a BI-population CMA-ES on the BBOB-2009 function testbed*N. Hansen*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2389-2396

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570333

Benchmarking a BI-population CMA-ES on the BBOB-2009 noisy testbed*N. Hansen*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2397-2402

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570334

Benchmarking the nelder-mead downhill simplex algorithm with many local restarts*N. Hansen*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2403-2408

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570335

Benchmarking the BFGS algorithm on the BBOB-2009 function testbed*R. Ros*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2409-2414

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570336

Benchmarking the BFGS algorithm on the BBOB-2009 noisy testbed*R. Ros*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2415-2420

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570337

Benchmarking the NEWUOA on the BBOB-2009 function testbed*R. Ros*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2421-2428

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570338

Benchmarking the NEWUOA on the BBOB-2009 noisy testbed*R. Ros*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2429-2434

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570339

Benchmarking sep-CMA-ES on the BBOB-2009 function testbed*R. Ros*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2435-2440

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570340

Benchmarking sep-CMA-ES on the BBOB-2009 noisy testbed*R. Ros*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2441-2446

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570341

Benchmarking the (1+1) evolution strategy with one-fifth success rule on the BBOB-2009 function testbed*A. Auger*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2447-2452

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570342

Benchmarking the (1+1)-ES with one-fifth success rule on the BBOB-2009 noisy testbed*A. Auger*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2453-2458

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570343

Benchmarking the (1+1)-CMA-ES on the BBOB-2009 function testbed*A. Auger, N. Hansen*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2459-2466

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570344

Benchmarking the (1+1)-CMA-ES on the BBOB-2009 noisy testbed*A. Auger, N. Hansen*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2467-2472

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570345

Application of a simple binary genetic algorithm to a noiseless testbed benchmark*M. Nicolau*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2473-2478

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570346

Benchmarking the pure random search on the BBOB-2009 testbed*A. Auger, R. Ros*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2479-2484

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570347

Benchmarking the pure random search on the BBOB-2009 noisy testbed*A. Auger, R. Ros*

Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 8-12 2009 Page(s): 2485-2490

doi: 10.1145/1570256.1570348