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**Refereed Journal Papers:**

- Y. Sun,
**K. Tang**, L. L. Minku, S. Wang and X. Yao, "Online Ensemble Learning of Data Streams with Gradually Evolved Classes,"*IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering*, in press (DOI: 10.1109/TKDE.2016.2526675).

**K. Tang**, P. Yang and X. Yao, "Negatively Correlated Search,"*IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications*, 34(3): 1-9, March 2016.

available as a PDF here, source code can be downloaded here

- J. Wang,
**K. Tang**, J. Lozano and X. Yao, "Estimation of Distribution Algorithm with Stochastic Local Search for Uncertain Capacitated Arc Routing Problems,"*IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, 20(1): 96-109, February 2016.

- W. Hong and
**K. Tang**, "Convex Hull-based Multi-Objective Evolutionary Computation for Maximizing Receiver Operating Characteristics Performance,"*Memetic Computing*, 8(1): 35-44, February 2015.

- P. Yang,
**K. Tang**, J. Lozano and X. Cao, "Path Planning for Single Unmanned Aerial Vehicle by Separately Evolving Waypoints,"*IEEE Transactions on Robotics*, 31(5): 1130-1146, October 2015.

- H. Fu, B. Sendhoff,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Robust Optimization Over Time: Problem Difficulties and Benchmark Problems,"*IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, 19(5): 731-745, October 2015.

- M. Omidvar, X. Li and
**K. Tang**, "Designing Benchmark Problems for Large-Scale Continuous Optimization,"*Information Sciences*, 316: 419-436, September 2015.

- B. Li, J. Li,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Many-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms: A Survey,"*ACM Computing Surveys*, 48(1), Article 13, 35 pages, September 2015.

- P. Yang,
**K. Tang**and X. Lu, "Improving Estimation of Distribution Algorithm on Multi-modal Problems by Detecting Promising Areas,"*IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics*, 45(8): 1438-1449, August 2015.

- L. Wan,
**K. Tang**, M. Li, Y. Zhong and A. K. Qin, "Collaborative Active and Semi-supervised Learning for Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Image Classification,"*IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing*, 53(5): 2384-2396, May 2015.

- P. Wang, M. Emmerich, R. Li,
**K. Tang**, T. Baeck and X. Yao, "Convex Hull-Based Multi-objective Genetic Programming for Maximizing Receiver Operating Characteristic Performance,"*IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, 19(2): 188-200, April 2015.

- X. Yang,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "A Learning-to-Rank Approach to Software Defect Prediction,"*IEEE Transactions on Reliability*, 64(1): 234-246, March 2015.

- L. Li and
**K. Tang**, "History-Based Topological Speciation for Multimodal Optimization,"*IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, 19(1): 136-150, February 2015.

- X. Lu,
**K. Tang**, B. Sendhoff and X. Yao, "A New Self-adaptation Scheme for Differential Evolution,"*Neurocomputing*, 146: 2-16, December 2014.

**K. Tang**, F. Peng, G. Chen and X. Yao, "Population-based Algorithm Portfolios with automated constituent algorithms selection,"*Information Sciences*, 279: 94-104, September 2014.

- T. Weise, R. Chiong, J. Lassig,
**K. Tang**, S. Tsutsui, W. Chen, Z. Michalewicz and X. Yao, "Benchmarking Optimization Algorithms: An Open Source Framework for the Traveling Salesman Problem,"*IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine*, 9(3): 40-52, August 2014.

- T. Weise, M. Wan, P. Wang,
**K. Tang**, A. Devert and X. Yao, "Frequency Fitness Assignment,"*IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, 18(2): 226-243, April 2014.

- X. Lu,
**K. Tang**, B. Sendhoff and X. Yao, "A Review of Concurrent Optimization Methods,"*International Journal of Bio-inspired Computation*, 6(1): 22-31, March 2014.

- P. Wang,
**K. Tang**, T. Weise, E. P. K. Tsang and X. Yao, "Multiobjective Genetic Programming for Maximizing ROC Performance,"*Neurocomputing*, 125: 102-118, February 2014.

- M. Lin,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Dynamic Sampling Approach to Training Neural Networks for Multiclass Imbalance Classification,"*IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems*, 24(4): 647-660, April 2013.

- Y. Jin,
**K. Tang**, X. Yu, B. Sendhoff and X. Yao, "A framework for finding robust optimal solutions over time,"*Memetic Computing*, 5(1): 3-18, March 2013.

- Z. Yang, X. Li, C. P. Bowers, T. Schnier,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "An Efficient Evolutionary Approach to Parameter Identification in a Building Thermal Model,"*IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Part C*, 42(6): 957-969, November 2012.

- K. Cai, J. Zhang, C. Zhou, X. Cao and
**K. Tang**, "Using computational intelligence for large scale air route networks design,"*Applied Soft Computing*, 12(9): 2790-2800, September 2012.

- X. Lu and
**K. Tang**, "Classification- and Regression-Assisted Differential Evolution for Computationally Expensive Problems,"*Journal of Computer Science and Technology*, 27(5): 1024-1034, September 2012.

- T. Weise, R. Chiong and
**K. Tang**, "Evolutionary Optimization: Pitfalls and Booby Traps,"*Journal of Computer Science and Technology*, 27(5): 907-936, September 2012.

- R. Wang and
**K. Tang**, "Feature Selection for MAUC Oriented Classification Systems,"*Neurocomputing*, 89: 39-54, July 2012.

- T. Chen,
**K. Tang**, G. Chen and X. Yao, "A Large Population Size Can Be Unhelpful in Evolutionary Algorithms,"*Theoretical Computer Science*, 436: 54-70, June 2012.

- T. Weise and
**K. Tang**, "Evolving Distributed Algorithms with Genetic Programming,"*IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, 16(2): 242-265, April 2012.

- A. Devert, T. Weise and
**K. Tang**, "A Study on Scalable Representations for Evolutionary Optimization of Ground Structures,"*Evolutionary Computation*, 20(3): 453-472, January 2012.

- Y. Mei,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "A Memetic Algorithm for Periodic Capacitated Arc Routing Problem,"*IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Part B*, 41(6): 1654-1667, December, 2011.

- Z. Yang,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Scalability of Generalized Adaptive Differential Evolution for Large-Scale Continuous Optimization,"*Soft Computing*, 15(11): 2141-2155, November, 2011.

- X. Yu,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Immigrant Schemes for Evolutionary Algorithms in Dynamic Environments: Adapting the Replacement Rate,"*Science in China Series F: Information Sciences*, 54(7): 1352-1364, July, 2011.

- D. Liu,
**K. Tang**, Z. Yang and D. Liu, "A Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor Network Using an Improved Differential Evolution Algorithm,"*IEEE Photonics Technology Letters*, 23(19): 1385-1387, June 2011.

- Y. Mei,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Decomposition-Based Memetic Algorithm for Multi-Objective Capacitated Arc Routing Problem,"*IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, 15(2): 151-165, April 2011.

- Z. Wang,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "A Memetic Algorithm for Multi-level Redundancy Allocation,"*IEEE Transactions on Reliability*, 59(4): 754-765, December 2010.

- F. Peng,
**K. Tang**, G. Chen and X. Yao, "Population-based Algorithm Portfolios for Numerical Optimization,"*IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, 14(5): 782-800, October 2010.

available as a PDF here, source code can be downloaded here

- Z. Wang,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Multi-objective Approaches to Optimal Testing Resource Allocation in Modular Software Systems,"*IEEE Transactions on Reliability*, 59(3): 563-575, September 2010.

available as a PDF here

- T. Chen,
**K. Tang**, G. Chen and X. Yao, "Analysis of Computational Time of Simple Estimation of Distribution Algorithms,"*IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, 14(1): 1-22, February 2010.

available as a PDF here

**K. Tang**, Y. Mei and X. Yao, "Memetic Algorithm with Extended Neighborhood Search for Capacitated Arc Routing Problems,"*IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, 13(5): 1151-1166, October 2009.

available as a PDF here, source code can be downloaded here

**K. Tang**, M. Lin, F. L. Minku and X. Yao, "Selective Negative Correlation Learning Approach to Incremental Learning,"*Neurocomputing*, 72(13-15): 2796-2805, August, 2009.

**K. Tang**, G. Pugalenthi, P. N. Suganthan, C. J. Lanczycki and S. Chakrabarti, "Prediction of functionally important sites from protein sequences using sparse kernel least squares classifiers,"*Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications*, 384(2): 155-159, June 2009.

- Y. Mei,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "A Global Repair Operator for Capacitated Arc Routing Problem,"*IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Part B*, 39(3): 723-734, June 2009.

available as a PDF here, source code of RTS* can be downloaded here

- X. Yu,
**K. Tang**, T. Chen and X. Yao, "Empirical Analysis of Evolutionary Algorithms with Immigrants Schemes for Dynamic Optimization,"*Memetic Computing*, 1(1): 3-24, March 2009. (doi: 10.1007/s12293-008-0003-6)

available as a PDF here

- G. Pugalenthi,
**K. Tang**, P. N. Suganthan and S. Chakrabarti, "Identification of structurally conserved residues of proteins in absence of structural homologs using neural network ensemble,"*Bioinformatics*, 25(2): 204-210, January 2009. (doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btn618)

available as a PDF here

- Z. Yang,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Large Scale Evolutionary Optimization Using Cooperative Coevolution,"*Information Sciences*, 178(15): 2985-2999, August 2008.

available as a PDF here, source code of DECC-G can be downloaded here

- G. Pugalenthi,
**K. Tang**, P. N. Suganthan, G. Archunan and R. Sowdhamini, "A Machine Learning Approach for the Identification of Odorant binding Proteins from Sequence-derived Properties,"*BMC-Bioinformatics*, 8:351, September 2007. (Co-first author with G. Pugalenthi)

**E. K. Tang**, P. N. Suganthan, X. Yao, "Gene Selection Algorithms for Microarray Data Based on Least Square Support Vector Machine,"*BMC-Bioinformatics*, 7:95, 27 February 2006.

available as a PDF here

**E. K. Tang**, P. N. Suganthan, X. Yao, "An Analysis of Diversity Measures,"*Machine Learning*, 65: 247-271, October 2006.

available as a PDF here

**E. K. Tang**, P. N. Suganthan, X. Yao and A. K. Qin, "Linear Dimensionality Reduction Using Relevance Weighted LDA,"*Pattern Recognition*, 38(4):485-493, April 2005.

available as a PDF here

**Refereed Conference Papers:**

- L. Zhang,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Increasingly Cautious Optimism for Practical PAC-MDP Exploration," in Proceedings of the 24th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'15), Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 25-31, 2015, pp. 4033-4040.

- J. Zhong,
**K. Tang**and Z.-H. Zhou, "Active Learning from Crowds with Unsure Option," in Proceedings of the 24th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'15), Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 25-31, 2015, pp. 1061-1067.

- Y. Wu, Y. Sun, X. Liang,
**K. Tang**and Z. Cai, "Evolutionary Semi-Supervised Ordinal Regression Using Weighted Kernel Fisher Discriminant Analysis," in Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2015), Sendai, Japan, May 25-28, 2015, pp. 3279-3286.

- S. Liu, Y. Wei,
**K. Tang**, A. K. Qin and X. Yao, "QoS-aware Long-term Based Service Composition in Cloud Computing," in Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2015), Sendai, Japan, May 25-28, 2015, pp. 3362-3369.

- W. Hong, G. Lu, P. Yang, Y. Wang and
**K. Tang**, "A New Evolutionary Multi-objective Algorithm for Convex Hull Maximization," in Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2015), Sendai, Japan, May 25-28, 2015, pp. 931-938.

- X. Lu, S. Menzel,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "The Performance Effects of Interaction Frequency in Parallel Cooperative Coevolution," in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Simulated Evolution And Learning (SEAL 2014), December 15-18, 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 8886, 2014, pp.82-93, Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

- Z. Miao, J. Wang, A. Zhou and
**K. Tang**, "Regularized Boost for Semi-supervised Ranking," in Proceedings of the 18th Asia Pacific Symposium on Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems (IES2014), November 10-12, 2014, Singapore, Proceedings in Adaptation, Learning and Optimization Volume 1, 2015, pp 643-651.

- P. Yang,
**K. Tang**, L. Li and A. K. Qin, "Evolutionary Robust Optimization with Multiple Solutions," in Proceedings of the 18th Asia Pacific Symposium on Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems (IES2014), November 10-12, 2014, Singapore, Proceedings in Adaptation, Learning and Optimization Volume 1, 2015, pp 611-625.

- T. Chen, Q. Guo,
**K. Tang**, O. Temam, Z. Xu, Z.-H. Zhou, and Y. Chen, "ArchRanker: A ranking approach to design space exploration," in Proceedings of the 41st International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA'14), Minneapolis, MN, 2014, pp.85-96.

- H. Fu, P. R. Lewis, B. Sendhoff,
**K. Tang**, and X. Yao, "What Are Dynamic Optimization Problems?" in Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2014), Beijing, China, July 6-11, 2014, pp. 1550-1557.

- J. Zhong,
**K. Tang**and A. K. Qin, "Finding Convex Hull Vertices in Metric Space," in Proceedings of the 2014 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Beijing, China, July 6-11, 2014, pp. 1587-1592.

- P. Yang,
**K. Tang**and J. A. Lozano, "Estimation of Distribution Algorithms based Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Path Planner Using a New Coordinate System," in Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2014), Beijing, China, July 6-11, 2014, pp. 1469-1476.

- T. Weise, M. Wan,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Evolving exact integer algorithms with Genetic Programming," in Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2014), Beijing, China, July 6-11, 2014, pp.1816-1823.

- B. Li, J. Li,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "An Improved Two Archive Algorithm for Many-Objective Optimization," in Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2014), Beijing, China, July 6-11, 2014, pp. 2869-2876.

- Z. Miao and
**K. Tang**, "Semi-supervised Ranking via List-wise Approach," in Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL'13), Hefei, China, October 20-23, 2013, pp. 376-383, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 8206, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Germany.

- L. Zhuang,
**K. Tang**and Y. Jin, "Metamodel Assisted Mixed-Integer Evolution Strategies Based on Kendall Rank Correlation Coefficient," in Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL'13), Hefei, China, October 20-23, 2013, pp. 366-375, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 8206, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Germany.

- L. Wan,
**K. Tang**and R. Wang, "Gradient Boosting-based Negative Correlation Learning," in Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL'13), Hefei, China, October 20-23, 2013, pp. 358-365, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 8206, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Germany.

- J. Liu and
**K. Tang**, "Scaling Up Covariance Matrix Adaptation Evolution Strategy using Cooperative Coevolution," in Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL'13), Hefei, China, October 20-23, 2013, pp. 350-357, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 8206, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Germany.

- W. Chen and
**K. Tang**, "Impact of problem decomposition on Cooperative Coevolution," in Proceedings of 2013 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'13), Cancun, Mexico, June 20-23, 2013, pp. 733-740.

- M. Li, R. Wang and
**K. Tang**, "Combining Semi-Supervised and Active Learning for Hyperspectral Image Classification," in Proceedings of 2013 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI'13), Singapore, April 16-19, 2013, pp. 89-94.

- J. Wang,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "A Memetic Algorithm for Uncertain Capacitated Arc Routing Problems," in Proceedings of 2013 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI'13), Singapore, April 16-19, 2013, pp. 80-87.

- R. Wang, W. Dong, Y. Wang,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Pipe Break Prediction: A Data Mining Method," in Proceedings of the 29th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE'13), Brisbane, Australia, April 8-11, 2013, pp. 1208-1218.

- Q. Huang, G. Jia, T. White, M. Musolesi, N. Turan,
**K. Tang**, S. He, J. K. Heath and X. Yao, "Community Detection Using Cooperative Co-evolutionary Differential Evolution," in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature. Taormina, Italy, September 1-5, 2012.

- T. Weise, A. Devert and
**K. Tang**, "A Developmental Solution to (Dynamic) Capacitated Arc Routing Problems using Genetic Programming," in Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO'12), Philadelphia, PA, USA, July 7每11, 2012, pp. 831-838.

- H. Fu, B. Sendhoff,
**K. Tang**, and Xin Yao, "Characterizing environmental changes in Robust Optimization Over Time," in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2012), Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 10-15 June 2012, pp. 1-8.

- L. Chen, H. Chen and
**K. Tang**, "Semi-supervised Learning with Extremely Sparse Labeled Data on Multiple Semi-supervised Assumptions," in Proceedings of The 2011 International Conference of Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR), Dalian, China, 14-16 October 2011, pp. 242-247.

**K. Tang**, R. Wang and T. Chen, "Towards Maximizing The Area Under The ROC Curve For Multi-class Classification Problems," accepted by*The Twenty-Fifth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2011)*, San Francisco, USA, 7-11 August 2011.

- X. Lu,
**K. Tang**, and X. Yao, "Classification-Assisted Differential Evolution for Computationally Expensive Problems," in Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2011), New Orleans, USA, 5-8 June 2011, pp. 1986-1993.

- P. Wang,
**K. Tang**, E.P.K. Tsang and X. Yao, "A Memetic Genetic Programming with Decision Tree-based Local Search for Classi?cation Problems," in Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2011), New Orleans, USA, 5-8 June 2011, pp. 916-923.

- X. Fan,
**K. Tang**and T. Weise, "Margin-Based Over-Sampling Method for Learning From Imbalanced Datasets," in Proceedings of the 15th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD2011), Shenzhen, China, 24-27 May 2011, pp. 309-320.

- M. Wan, T. Weise and
**K. Tang**, "Novel Loop Structures and the Evolution of Mathematical Algorithms," in Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP'11), Torino, Italy, 27-29 April 2011, pp. 300-309, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 6621, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany.

- W. Chen, T. Weise, Z. Yang and
**K. Tang**, "Large-Scale Global Optimization using Cooperative Coevolution with Variable Interaction Learning," in Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature (PPSN), Krak車w, Poland, September 11每15, 2010, pp. 300每309, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 6239, Part II, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany.

- X. Fan and
**K. Tang**, "Enhanced Maximum AUC Linear Classifier," in Proceedings of The 7th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD2010), Yantai, China, 10-12 August 2010, vol. 4, pp. 1540-1544.

- P. Wang, E. P. K. Tsang, T. Weise,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Using GP to Evolve Decision Rules for Classification in Financial Data Sets," in Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics (ICCI2010), Beijing, China, 7-9 July 2010, pp. 722-727.

- T. Weise, L. Niu and
**K. Tang**, "AOAB 每 Automated Optimization Algorithm Benchmarking," in Proceedings of the 2010 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2010), Portland, USA, 7-11 July 2010, pp. 1479-1486.

- X. Lu,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Evolving Neural Networks with Maximum AUC for Imbalanced Data Classification," in Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Hybrid Artificial Intelligence Systems (HAIS2010), San Sebastian, Spain, 23-25 June 2010, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 6076, Springer-Verlag, Berlin pp. 335-342.

- X. Yu, Y. Jin,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Robust Optimization over Time - A New Perspective on Dynamic Optimization Problems," in Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2010), Barcelona, Spain, 18-23 July 2010, pp. 3998-4003.

- Y. Mei,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Capacitated Arc Routing Problem in Uncertain Environments," in Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2010), Barcelona, Spain, 18-23 July 2010, pp. 1400-1407.

- H. Fu, Y. Mei,
**K. Tang**and Y. Zhu, "Memetic Algorithm with Heuristic Candidate List Strategy for Capacitated Arc Routing Problem," in Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2010), Barcelona, Spain, 18-23 July 2010, pp. 3229-3236.

- R. Wang and
**K. Tang**, "Feature Selection for Maximizing the Area Under the ROC Curve," in Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Data Mining - Workshops, Miami, USA, 6-9 December 2009, pp. 400-405.

- X. Yang,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "The Minimum Redundancy - Maximum Relevance Approach to Building Sparse Support Vector Machines," in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL2009), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 5788, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, September 2009, pp. 184-190.

- S. Wang,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Diversity Exploration and Negative Correlation Learning on Imbalanced Data Sets," in Proceedings of the 2009 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN2009), Atlanta, USA, 14-19 June 2009, pp. 3259-3266.

- T. Chen,
**K. Tang**, G. Chen and X. Yao, "Rigorous Time Complexity Analysis of Univariate Marginal Distribution Algorithm with Margins," in Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2009), Trondheim, Norway, 18-21 May 2009, IEEE Press, pp. 2157-2164.

- T. Chen, P. K. Lehre,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "When Is an Estimation of Distribution Algorithm Better than an Evolutionary Algorithm?," in*Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2009)*, Trondheim, Norway, 2009, IEEE Press, pp. 1470-1477.

- Y. Chen,
**K. Tang**and T. Chen, "A Stochastic Method for Controlling the Scaling Parameters of Cauchy Mutation in Fast Evolutionary Programming," in Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2009), Trondheim, Norway, 18-21 May 2009, IEEE Press, pp. 1101-1107.

- Y. Mei,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Improved Memetic Algorithm for Capacitated Arc Routing Problem," in Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2009), Trondheim, Norway, 18-21 May 2009, IEEE Press, pp. 1699-1706.

- F. Peng,
**K. Tang**, G. Chen and X. Yao, "Multi-start JADE with knowledge transfer for numerical optimization," in Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2009), Trondheim, Norway, 18-21 May 2009, IEEE Press, pp. 1889-1895.

- Z. Wang, T. Chen,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "A Multi-objective Approach to Redundancy Allocation Problem in Parallel-series Systems," in Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2009), Trondheim, Norway, 18-21 May 2009, IEEE Press, pp. 582-589.

- Z. Yang, J. Zhang,
**K. Tang**, X. Yao and A. Sanderson, "An Adaptive Coevolutionary Differential Evolution Algorithm for Large-scale Optimization," in Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2009), Trondheim, Norway, 18-21 May 2009, IEEE Press, pp. 102-109.

- Z. Wang, Z. Yang,
**K. Tang**, and X. Yao, "Adaptive Differential Evolution for Multi-objective Optimization," in Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM'09), Chengdu, China, 2009, pp. 9-16.

- M. Lin,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Selective Negative Correlation Learning Algorithm for Incremental Learning," in Proceedings of the 2008 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN2008), Hong Kong, 2008, pp. 2526-2531.

- X. Yu,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "An Immigrants Scheme Based on Environmental Information for Genetic Algorithms in Changing Environments," in Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2008), Hong Kong, 2008, pp. 1141-1147.

- Z. Wang,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "A Multi-objective Approach to Testing Resource Allocation in Modular Software Systems," in Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2008), Hong Kong, 2008, pp. 1148-1153.

- Z. Yang,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Multilevel Cooperative Coevolution for Large Scale Optimization," in*Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2008)*, Hongkong, China, 2008, pp. 1663-1670.

- Z. Yang,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Self-adaptive Differential Evolution with Neighborhood Search," in*Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2008)*, Hongkong, China, 2008, pp. 1110-1116.

available as a PDF here, source code can be downloaded here

**K. Tang**, Z. Wang, X. Cao and J. Zhang, "A Multi-objective Evolutionary Approach to Aircraft Landing Scheduling Problems," in Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2008), Hong Kong, 2008, pp. 3651-3657.

- T. Chen,
**K. Tang**, G. Chen and X. Yao, "On the Analysis of Average Time Complexity of Estimation of Distribution Algorithms," in Proceedings of 2007 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2007), Singapore, 2007, pp. 453-460.

- Z. Yang,
**K. Tang**and X. Yao, "Differential Evolution for High-Dimensional Function Optimization," in Proceedings of 2007 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2007), Singapore, 2007, pp. 3523-3530.

- A. Ashish, G. Fogel,
**E. K. Tang**and P. N. Suganthan, "Feature Selection Approach for Quantitative Prediction of Transcriptional Activities," in Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology 2006.

**E. K. Tang**, P. N. Suganthan, X. Yao, "Feature Selection for Microarray Data Using Least Squares SVM and Particle Swarm Optimization," in*Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CIBCB05)*, San Diego, USA, November 2005, pp. 9-17.

**E. K. Tang**, P. N. Suganthan and X. Yao, "Nonlinear Feature Extraction Using Evolutionary Algorithm," in Proceedings of the 11th Int. Conference on Neural Information Processing, Calcutta, India, November 2004, LNCS Vol. 3316, pp. 1014-1019.

**E. K. Tang**, P. N. Suganthan and X. Yao, "Generalized LDA Using Relevance Weighting and Evolution Strategy," in Proceedings of the 2004 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Portland, USA, June 2004, Vol. 2, pp. 2230-2234.

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