# Organization & Editorial Activities: Special Sessions

## Black-Box Optimization Benchmarking (BBOB) 2010

2010 GECCO, Portland, USA, July 7-11, 2010

## Organizers: Anne Auger, Hans-Georg Beyer, Steffen Finck, Nikolaus Hansen, Petr Pošík and Raymond Ros.

## Contributions

Comparing the (1+1)-CMA-ES with a mirrored (1+2)-CMA-ES with sequential selection on the noiseless BBOB-2010 testbed*Anne Auger, Dimo Brockhoff, Nikolaus Hansen*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1543-1550

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830771

Mirrored variants of the (1,2)-CMA-ES compared on the noiseless BBOB-2010 testbed*Anne Auger, Dimo Brockhoff, Nikolaus Hansen*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1551-1558

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830772

Mirrored variants of the (1,4)-CMA-ES compared on the noiseless BBOB-2010 testbed*Anne Auger, Dimo Brockhoff, Nikolaus Hansen*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1559-1566

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830773

Mirrored variants of the (1,2)-CMA-ES compared on the noisy BBOB-2010 testbed*Anne Auger, Dimo Brockhoff, Nikolaus Hansen*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1575-1582

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830775

Mirrored variants of the (1,4)-CMA-ES compared on the noisy BBOB-2010 testbed*Anne Auger, Dimo Brockhoff, Nikolaus Hansen*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1583-1590

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830776

Investigating the impact of sequential selection in the (1,2)-CMA-ES on the noiseless BBOB-2010 testbed*Anne Auger, Dimo Brockhoff, Nikolaus Hansen*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1591-1596

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830777

Investigating the impact of sequential selection in the (1,4)-CMA-ES on the noiseless BBOB-2010 testbed*Anne Auger, Dimo Brockhoff, Nikolaus Hansen*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1597-1604

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830778

Investigating the impact of sequential selection in the (1,2)-CMA-ES on the noisy BBOB-2010 testbed*Anne Auger, Dimo Brockhoff, Nikolaus Hansen*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1605-1610

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830779

Investigating the impact of sequential selection in the (1,4)-CMA-ES on the noisy BBOB-2010 testbed*Anne Auger, Dimo Brockhoff, Nikolaus Hansen*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1611-1616

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830780

Benchmarking the (1,4)-CMA-ES with mirrored sampling and sequential selection on the noiseless BBOB-2010 testbed*Anne Auger, Dimo Brockhoff, Nikolaus Hansen*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1617-1624

doi: 1830761.1830781

Benchmarking the (1,4)-CMA-ES with mirrored sampling and sequential selection on the noisy BBOB-2010 testbed*Anne Auger, Dimo Brockhoff, Nikolaus Hansen*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1625-1632

doi: 1830761.1830782

Black-box optimization benchmarking for noiseless function testbed using artificial bee colony algorithm*Mohammed El-Abd*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1567-1574

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830794

Probability matching-based adaptive strategy selection vs. uniform strategy selection within differential evolution: an empirical comparison on the bbob-2010 noiseless testbed*Álvaro Fialho, Wenyin Gong, Zhihua Cai*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1527-1534

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830769

Fitness-AUC bandit adaptive strategy selection vs. the probability matching one within differential evolution: an empirical comparison on the bbob-2010 noiseless testbed*Álvaro, Marc Schoenauer, Michè Sebag*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1535-1542

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830770

Benchmarking CMA-EGS on the BBOB 2010 noiseless function testbed*Steffen Finck, Hans-Georg Beyer *

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1633-1640

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830783

Benchmarking CMA-EGS on the BBOB 2010 noisy function testbed*Steffen Finck, Hans-Georg Beyer *

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1641-1648

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830784

Benchmarking SPSA on BBOB-2010 noiseless function testbed*Steffen Finck, Hans-Georg Beyer *

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1657-1664

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830786

Benchmarking SPSA on BBOB-2010 noisy function testbed*Steffen Finck, Hans-Georg Beyer *

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1665-1672

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830787

Black-box optimization benchmarking of NEWUOA compared to BIPOP-CMA-ES: on the BBOB noiseless testbed*Nikolaus Hansen, Raymond Ros*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1519-1526

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830768

Benchmarking a weighted negative covariance matrix update on the BBOB-2010 noiseless testbed*Nikolaus Hansen, Raymond Ros*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1673-1680

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830788

Benchmarking a weighted negative covariance matrix update on the BBOB-2010 noisy testbed*Nikolaus Hansen, Raymond Ros*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1681-1688

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830789

Black-box optimization benchmarking of two variants of the POEMS algorithm on the noiseless testbed*Jiří Kubalik*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1567-1574

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830774

Benchmarking a MOS-based algorithm on the BBOB-2010 noiseless function testbed*Antonio LaTorre, Santiago Muelas, José María Peña*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1649-1656

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830785

Benchmarking a MOS-based algorithm on the BBOB-2010 noisy function testbed*Antonio LaTorre, Santiago Muelas, José María Peña*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1725-1730

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830795

Comparison of cauchy EDA and BIPOP-CMA-ES algorithms on the BBOB noiseless testbed*Petr Pošík*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1697-1702

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830791

Comparison of cauchy EDA and rosenbrock's algorithms on the BBOB noiseless testbed*Petr Pošík*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1745-1752

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830798

Comparison of cauchy EDA and G3PCX algorithms on the BBOB noiseless testbed*Petr Pošík*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1753-1760

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830799

Comparison of G3PCX and Rosenbrock's algorithms on the BBOB noiseless testbed*Petr Pošík*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1761-1768

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830800

Stochastic local search in continuous domains: questions to be answered when designing a novel algorithm*Petr Pošík*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1937-1944

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830830

Comparison of cauchy EDA and pPOEMS algorithms on the BBOB noiseless testbed*Petr Pošík, Jiří Kubalik*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1703-1710

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830792

Niching the CMA-ES via nearest-better clustering*Mike Preuss*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1711-1718

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830793

Comparison of NEWUOA with different numbers of interpolation points on the BBOB noisy testbed*Raymond Ros*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1487-1494

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830764

Comparison of NEWUOA with different numbers of interpolation points on the BBOB noisy testbed*Raymond Ros*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1495-1502

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830765

Black-box optimization benchmarking the IPOP-CMA-ES on the noiseless testbed: comparison to the BIPOP-CMA-ES*Raymond Ros*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1503-1510

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830766

Black-box optimization benchmarking the IPOP-CMA-ES on the noisy testbed: comparison to the BIPOP-CMA-ES*Raymond Ros*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1511-1518

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830767

Real-coded genetic algorithm benchmarked on noiseless black-box optimization testbed*Thanh-Do Tran, Gang-Gyoo Jin*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1731-1738

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830796

Benchmarking real-coded genetic algorithm on noisy black-box optimization testbed*Thanh-Do Tran, Gang-Gyoo Jin*

GECCO '10: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference comp on Genetic and evolutionary computation, July 2010. Pages: 1739-1744

doi: 10.1145/1830761.1830797