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@InProceedings{Tao:2012:CEC, title = "Using Module-level Evolvable hardware Approach in Design of Sequential Logic Circuits", author = "Yanyun Tao and Jian Cao and Yuzhen Zhang and Jiajun Lin and Minglu Li", pages = "2234--2241", booktitle = "Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation", year = "2012", editor = "Xiaodong Li", month = "10-15 " # jun, DOI = "doi:10.1109/CEC.2012.6256546", size = "8 pages", address = "Brisbane, Australia", ISBN = "0-7803-8515-2", keywords = "genetic algorithms, genetic programming, EHW, CGP, ECGP, ADF", abstract = "in this study, we propose a module-level Evolvable hardware (EHW) approach to design synchronous sequential circuits and minimise the circuit complexity (the number of logic gates and wires used). Firstly, we use evolutionary algorithm (EA) to implement states simplification and obtain near-optimal state assignment, which requires few logic gates and wires. Then, EHW evolves a set of high performing circuits and uses data mining method to find frequently evolved blocks (a component of logic gates) from these circuits in its pre-evolution stage. Frequently evolved blocks would be re-used in functional and terminals set for evolving better circuits. EHW has a faster convergence so that the circuit with small complexity could be evolved. Auto starting ability of circuits would also be test by the fitness function of EHW. Finally, two sequence detectors, two module counters, and ISCAS'89 circuit are used as the proof for our evolutionary design approach. Simulation results of experiments are given, and our evolutionary algorithm is shown to be better than other methods in terms of convergence time, success rate, and maximum fitness across generations.", notes = "GA, GP, CGP, ECGP, ADFs, increment evolution WCCI 2012. CEC 2012 - A joint meeting of the IEEE, the EPS and the IET.", }

Genetic Programming entries for Yanyun Tao Jian Cao Yuzhen Zhang Jiajun Lin Minglu Li