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Exploring the Unknown through Reincarnation and Co-evolution

Deliverables

Merged sensing/communication/localization/actuation concepts

Report on Merged sensing/communication/localization/actuation concepts, linked to Task 6.1 (Merged sensing/ communicaton/ localization/ actuation concepts for versatile agents).

Mixed-signal sensor fusion/processing chain

Report on Mixed-signal sensor fusion/processing chain, linked to Task 6.3 (Configurable information extraction, fusion and compression).

Versatile agent hardware architecture

Report on Versatile agent hardware architecture, linked to Task 6.2 (Agent versatility analysis and agent architecture).

Report on validation of PHOENIX Approach

Report on validation of PHOENIX Approach, linked to Task 2.5 (Validation of the PHOENIX concept).

Definition of the agents’ instincts and related algorithms

Report on Definition of the agents’ instincts and related algorithms, linked to Task 5.1 (Agents' instinct).

Development of novel sensing, fusion and wake-up principles

Report on Development of novel sensing, fusion and wake-up principles, linked to Task 7.3 (Development of novel sensor fusion and wake-up principles).

Knowledge elicitation techniques analysis

Report on Knowledge elicitation techniques analysis, linked to Task 3.1 (Knowledge elicitation).

Technology analysis

Report on Technology analysis, linked to Task 3.3 (Technological choices).

Co-evolutionary schemes

Report on Co-evolutionary schemes, linke to Task 4.3 (Co-evolution models).

Environment and agent abstraction layers

Report on Environment and agent abstraction layers, linked to Task 4.1 (Abstract interface layer and co-evolution framework setup).

Instinct design and implementation description

Report on Instinct design and implementation description, linked to Task 7.1 (Instinct design and implementation).

Full agent top-level architecture and executable model

Full agent top-level architecture and executable model, linked to Task 7.2 (Full agent top-level architecture and model).

Dissemination workshop 1

Dissemination workshop 1, linked to Task 8.2 (External Dissemination).

Models of sensing/comm./localization/actuation trade-offs

Models of sensing/comm./localization/actuation trade-offs, linked to Task 6.4 (Sensing/ communicaton/ localizaton/ actuation trade-offs investigation and modelling).

Public project website

Public project website, linked to Task 1.1 (Project start-up).

Implementation and verification of critical hardware

Implementation and verification of critical hardware, linked to Task 6.5 (Implementation and verification of challenging hardware blocks).

Dissemination workshop 2

Dissemination workshop 2, linked to Task 8.2 (External dissemination).

Full system concept validation and implementation

Full system concept validation and implementation, linked to Task 7.4 (Proof-of-concept hardware/software demonstrator

Open template ontologies for knowledge representation

Open template ontologies for knowledge representation, linked to Task 3.2 (Knowledge representation).

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Publications

Multi-strategy differential evolution

Author(s): Yaman, A., Iacca, G., Coler, M., Fletcher, G., & Pechenizkiy, M.
Published in: International Conference on the Applications of Evolutionary Computation, Issue 2018, April, 2018, Page(s) pp. 617-633

Presenting the ECO: Evolutionary Computation Ontology

Author(s): Yaman, A., Hallawa, A., Coler, M., & Iacca, G.
Published in: European Conference on the Applications of Evolutionary Computation, Issue 2017, April, 2017, Page(s) pp. 603-619

Evolutionary algorithm optimized centralized offline localization and mapping

Author(s): Schlupkothen, S., Hallawa, A., & Aschied, G.
Published in: International conference on computing, networking and communications (ICNC), Issue March 2018, 2018

Exploring the unknown through successive generations of low power and low resource versatile agents

Author(s): Andraud, M., Berkol, G., De Roose, J., Gannavarapu, S., Xin, H., Cantatore, E., … & Baltus, P. G.
Published in: Proceedings of the Conference on Design, Automation & Test in Europe, Issue 2017, March, 2017, Page(s) pp. 290-293

Energy-efficient environment mapping via evolutionary algorithm optimized multi-agent localization

Author(s): Hallawa, A., Schlupkothen, S., Iacca, G., & Ascheid, G.
Published in: Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion, Issue 2017, July, 2017, Page(s) pp. 1721-1726

Instinct-driven dynamic hardware reconfiguration: evolutionary algorithm optimized compression for autonomous sensory agents

Author(s): Hallawa, A., De Roose, J., Andraud, M., Verhelst, M., & Ascheid, G.
Published in: Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion, 2017, Page(s) pp. 1727-1734

A framework for knowledge integrated evolutionary algorithms

Author(s): Hallawa, A., Yaman, A., Iacca, G., & Ascheid, G.
Published in: European Conference on the Applications of Evolutionary Computation, Issue 2017, April, 2017, Page(s) pp. 653-669

Gaining Insight into Quality Diversity

Author(s): Joshua E. Auerbach, Giovanni Iacca, Dario Floreano
Published in: Proceedings of the 2016 on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion - GECCO '16 Companion, 2016, Page(s) 1061-1064
DOI: 10.1145/2908961.2931675

Insights in evolutionary exploration of robot morphology spaces

Author(s): st Karine Miras, Arwin Gansekoele, Kyrre Glette, A.E. Eiben
Published in: 2018 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), 2018, Page(s) 867-874
DOI: 10.1109/ssci.2018.8628662

Limited evaluation cooperative co-evolutionary differential evolution for large-scale neuroevolution

Author(s): Anil Yaman, Decebal Constantin Mocanu, Giovanni Iacca, George Fletcher, Mykola Pechenizkiy
Published in: Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference on - GECCO '18, 2018, Page(s) 569-576
DOI: 10.1145/3205455.3205555

Effects of Selection Preferences on Evolved Robot Morphologies and Behaviors

Author(s): Karine Miras, Evert Haasdijk, Kyrre Glette, A.E. Eiben
Published in: The 2018 Conference on Artificial Life, 2018, Page(s) 224-231
DOI: 10.1162/isal_a_00047

Learning with Delayed Synaptic Plasticity

Author(s): Yaman, Anil; Iacca, Giovanni; Mocanu, Decebal Constantin; Fletcher, George; Pechenizkiy, Mykola
Published in: Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference on - GECCO '19, Issue 1, 2019

Flexible and Self-Adaptive Sense-and-Compress for Sub-MicroWatt Always-on Sensory Recording

Author(s): Jaro De Roose, Haoming Xin, Martin Andraud, Pieter J.A. Harpe, Marian Verhelst
Published in: ESSCIRC 2018 - IEEE 44th European Solid State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), 2018, Page(s) 282-285
DOI: 10.1109/esscirc.2018.8494270

Evolving hardware instinctive behaviors in resource-scarce agent swarms exploring hard-to-reach environments

Author(s): Martin Andraud, Ahmed Hallawa, Jaro De Roose, Eugenio Cantatore, Gerd Ascheid, Marian Verhelst
Published in: Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion on - GECCO '18, 2018, Page(s) 1497-1504
DOI: 10.1145/3205651.3208255

Design of a Low-power Ultrasound Transceiver for Underwater Sensor Networks

Author(s): Gonenc Berkol, Peter G. M. Baltus, Pieter J. A. Harpe, Eugenio Cantatore
Published in: 2018 14th Conference on Ph.D. Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME), 2018, Page(s) 129-132
DOI: 10.1109/prime.2018.8430305

A comparison of three differential evolution strategies in terms of early convergence with different population sizes

Author(s): Anil Yaman, Giovanni Iacca, Fabio Caraffini
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 2070, 2019, Page(s) 020002
DOI: 10.1063/1.5089969

A 0.1nW −1µW All-Dynamic Capacitance-to-Digital Converter with Power/Speed/Capacitance Scalability

Author(s): Haoming Xin, Martin Andraud, Peter Baltus, Eugenio Cantatore, Pieter Harpe
Published in: ESSCIRC 2018 - IEEE 44th European Solid State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), 2018, Page(s) 18-21
DOI: 10.1109/esscirc.2018.8494321

Improving (1+1) covariance matrix adaptation evolution strategy: A simple yet efficient approach

Author(s): Fabio Caraffini, Giovanni Iacca, Anil Yaman
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 2070, 2019, Page(s) 020004
DOI: 10.1063/1.5089971

Effects of environmental conditions on evolved robot morphologies and behavior

Author(s): Karine Miras, A. E. Eiben
Published in: Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference on - GECCO '19, 2019, Page(s) 125-132
DOI: 10.1145/3321707.3321811

Morphological Evolution for Pipe Inspection Using ROS

Author(s): A. Hallawa, T. Rahman, G. Iacca, G. Ascheid
Published in: Proc. of KomPlasTech 2019, 2019

PMUTs Array with Dynamic Directivity: A Study of its Underwater Acoustic Power Intensity

Author(s): Sina Sadeghpour, Michael Kraft, Robert Puers
Published in: 2018 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS), 2018, Page(s) 1-9
DOI: 10.1109/ultsym.2018.8580115

From on-chip self-healing to self-adaptivity in analog/RF ICs: challenges and opportunities

Author(s): Martin Andraud, Marian Verhelst
Published in: 2018 IEEE 24th International Symposium on On-Line Testing And Robust System Design (IOLTS), 2018, Page(s) 131-134
DOI: 10.1109/iolts.2018.8474078

On the use of Bayesian Networks for Resource-Efficient Self-Calibration of Analog/RF ICs

Author(s): Martin Andraud, Laura Galindez, Yichuan Lu, Yiorgos Makris, Marian Verhelst
Published in: 2018 IEEE International Test Conference (ITC), 2018, Page(s) 1-10
DOI: 10.1109/test.2018.8624893

Flexible Soi-Based Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasound Transducer (PMUT) Arrays

Author(s): Sina Sadeghpour, Bram Lips, Michael Kraft, Robert Puers
Published in: 2019 20th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems & Eurosensors XXXIII (TRANSDUCERS & EUROSENSORS XXXIII), 2019, Page(s) 250-253
DOI: 10.1109/transducers.2019.8808793

Highly Efficient Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasound Transducer (PMUT) for Underwater Sensor Networks

Author(s): Sina Sadeghpour, Michael Kraft, Robert Puers
Published in: 2019 20th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems & Eurosensors XXXIII (TRANSDUCERS & EUROSENSORS XXXIII), 2019, Page(s) 162-165
DOI: 10.1109/transducers.2019.8808204

Particle Filter Based Tracking of Highly Agile Wireless Agents via Random Input Sampling

Author(s): Stephan Schlupkothen and Gerd Ascheid
Published in: 2018 6th IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WiSEE), 2018

Single-Element Omnidirectional Piezoelectric Ultrasound Transducer for under Water Communication

Author(s): Sina Sadeghpour, Sebastian Meyers, Jean-Pierre Kruth, Jef Vleugels, Robert Puers
Published in: Proceedings, Issue 1/4, 2017, Page(s) 363, ISSN 2504-3900
DOI: 10.3390/proceedings1040363

A Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasound Transducers (pMUT) Array, for Wide Bandwidth Underwater Communication Applications

Author(s): Sina Sadeghpour, Paulius Pobedinskas, Ken Haenen, Robert Puers
Published in: Proceedings, Issue 1/4, 2017, Page(s) 364, ISSN 2504-3900
DOI: 10.3390/proceedings1040364

Robust Reconstruction of Sensor Swarms Floating through Enclosed Environments

Author(s): Erik H. A. Duisterwinkel, Gijs Dubbelman, Libertario Demi, Elena Talnishnikh, Heinrich J. Wörtche, Jan W. M. Bergmans
Published in: Wireless Sensor Network, Issue 10/01, 2018, Page(s) 1-39, ISSN 1945-3078
DOI: 10.4236/wsn.2018.101001

Sensor Motes for the Exploration and Monitoring of Operational Pipelines

Author(s): Erik H. A. Duisterwinkel, Elena Talnishnikh, Dirkjan Krijnders, Heinrich J. Wortche
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Issue 67/3, 2018, Page(s) 655-666, ISSN 0018-9456
DOI: 10.1109/TIM.2017.2775404

Backtracking-based dynamic programming for resolving transmit ambiguities in WSN localization

Author(s): Stephan Schlupkothen, Bastian Prasse, Gerd Ascheid
Published in: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Issue 2018/1, 2018, ISSN 1687-6180
DOI: 10.1186/s13634-018-0536-x

Spatial anomaly detection in sensor networks using neighborhood information

Author(s): Hedde HWJ Bosman, Giovanni Iacca, Arturo Tejada, Heinrich J. Wörtche, Antonio Liotta
Published in: Information Fusion, Issue 33, 2017, Page(s) 41-56, ISSN 1566-2535
DOI: 10.1016/j.inffus.2016.04.007

A 174 pW–488.3 nW 1 S/s–100 kS/s All-Dynamic Resistive Temperature Sensor With Speed/Resolution/Resistance Adaptability

Author(s): Haoming Xin, Martin Andraud, Peter Baltus, Eugenio Cantatore, Pieter Harpe
Published in: IEEE Solid-State Circuits Letters, Issue 1/3, 2018, Page(s) 70-73, ISSN 2573-9603
DOI: 10.1109/lssc.2018.2827883

A 0.1-nW–1-$\mu$ W Energy-Efficient All-Dynamic Versatile Capacitance-to-Digital Converter

Author(s): Haoming Xin, Martin Andraud, Peter Baltus, Eugenio Cantatore, Pieter Harpe
Published in: IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Issue 54/7, 2019, Page(s) 1841-1851, ISSN 0018-9200
DOI: 10.1109/jssc.2019.2902754

Evolutionary Approach to Constructing a Deep Feedforward Neural Network for Prediction of Electronic Coupling Elements in Molecular Materials

Author(s): Onur Çaylak, Anil Yaman, Björn Baumeier
Published in: Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, Issue 15/3, 2019, Page(s) 1777-1784, ISSN 1549-9618
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.8b01285

Resonating Shell: A Spherical-Omnidirectional Ultrasound Transducer for Underwater Sensor Networks

Author(s): Sina Sadeghpour, Sebastian Meyers, Jean-Pierre Kruth, Jozef Vleugels, Michael Kraft, Robert Puers
Published in: Sensors, Issue 19/4, 2019, Page(s) 757, ISSN 1424-8220
DOI: 10.3390/s19040757

Optimization in the Design and Fabrication of a PZT Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasound Transducer (PMUT)

Author(s): Sina Sadeghpour, Robert Puers
Published in: Proceedings, Issue 2/13, 2018, Page(s) 743, ISSN 2504-3900
DOI: 10.3390/proceedings2130743

Localization of ambiguously identifiable wireless agents: complexity analysis and efficient algorithms

Author(s): Stephan Schlupkothen, Gerd Ascheid
Published in: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Issue 2018/1, 2018, Page(s) p 30, ISSN 1687-6180
DOI: 10.1186/s13634-018-0548-6

Anomaly detection in networked embedded sensor systems

Author(s): H.H.W.J. Bosman
Published in: 2016

Sensor motes in a multiphase medium

Author(s): D.R. Rantong et al.
Published in: 2018

Search Space Analysis of Evolvable Robot Morphologies

Author(s): Karine Miras, Evert Haasdijk, Kyrre Glette, A. E. Eiben
Published in: Applications of Evolutionary Computation, Issue 10784, 2018, Page(s) 703-718
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-77538-8_47

Compact Optimization Algorithms with Re-Sampled Inheritance

Author(s): Giovanni Iacca, Fabio Caraffini
Published in: Applications of Evolutionary Computation - 22nd International Conference, EvoApplications 2019, Held as Part of EvoStar 2019, Leipzig, Germany, April 24–26, 2019, Proceedings, Issue 11454, 2019, Page(s) 523-534
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-16692-2_35

Large Scale Problems in Practice: The Effect of Dimensionality on the Interaction Among Variables

Author(s): Fabio Caraffini, Ferrante Neri, Giovanni Iacca
Published in: Applications of Evolutionary Computation, Issue 10199, 2017, Page(s) 636-652
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-55849-3_41

On the use of evolutionary algorithms for localization and mapping: Infrastructure monitoring in smart cities via miniaturized autonomous sensory agents

Author(s): Ahmed Hallawa, Stephan Schlupkothen, Giovanni Iacca, Gerd Ascheid
Published in: Big Data Analytics for Cyber-Physical Systems, Issue pp. 215-237, 2019, Page(s) 215-237
DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-816637-6.00010-5