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Xin Yao

Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Brain-inspired Intelligent Computation, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Center of Excellence for Research in Computational Intelligence and Applications

Differential-Critic GAN: Generating What You Want by a Cue of Preferences


Jul 14, 2021
Yinghua Yao, Yuangang Pan, Ivor W. Tsang, Xin Yao


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Gridless Evolutionary Approach for Line Spectral Estimation with Unknown Model Order


Jun 14, 2021
Bai Yan, Qi Zhao, Jin Zhang, J. Andrew Zhang, Xin Yao

* This work has been submitted to the IEEE for possible publication. Copyright may be transferred without notice, after which this version may no longer be accessible 

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Multiobjective Bilevel Evolutionary Approach for Off-Grid Direction-of-Arrival Estimation


Jun 14, 2021
Bai Yan, Qi Zhao, Jin Zhang, J. Andrew Zhang, Xin Yao

* This paper has been submitted to an Elsevier journal for peer-review 

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Generalized Moving Peaks Benchmark


Jun 11, 2021
Danial Yazdani, Juergen Branke, Mohammad Nabi Omidvar, Changhe Li, Michalis Mavrovouniotis, Trung Thanh Nguyen, Shengxiang Yang, Xin Yao

* This document forms the basis for a range of competitions on Evolutionary Continuous Dynamic Optimization in the upcoming well-known conferences 

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Context-Based Soft Actor Critic for Environments with Non-stationary Dynamics


May 10, 2021
Yuan Pu, Shaochen Wang, Xin Yao, Bin Li

* 12 pages, 11 figures 

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Decomposed Soft Actor-Critic Method for Cooperative Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning


May 08, 2021
Yuan Pu, Shaochen Wang, Rui Yang, Xin Yao, Bin Li

* 11 pages, 5 figures 

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When Non-Elitism Meets Time-Linkage Problems


Apr 14, 2021
Weijie Zheng, Qiaozhi Zhang, Huanhuan Chen, Xin Yao

* To appear at GECCO2021 

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A Novel Generalised Meta-Heuristic Framework for Dynamic Capacitated Arc Routing Problems


Apr 14, 2021
Hao Tong, Leandro L. Minku, Stefan Menzel, Bernhard Sendhoff, Xin Yao


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Memetic Search for Vehicle Routing with Simultaneous Pickup-Delivery and Time Windows


Nov 19, 2020
Shengcai Liu, Ke Tang, Xin Yao


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Robust Reinforcement Learning for General Video Game Playing


Nov 11, 2020
Chengpeng Hu, Ziqi Wang, Tianye Shu, Yang Tao, Hao Tong, Julian Togelius, Xin Yao, Jialin Liu

* 10 pages, 4 figures.This work has been submitted to the IEEE for possible publication. Copyright may be transferred without notice, after which this version may no longer be accessible 

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Few-shots Parameter Tuning via Co-evolution


Jul 01, 2020
Ke Tang, Shengcai Liu, Peng Yang, Xin Yao


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A Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithm for Reliable Facility Location Problem


Jun 27, 2020
Han Zhang, Jialin Liu, Xin Yao

* Accepted at PPSN2020 

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Continual Local Training for Better Initialization of Federated Models


May 26, 2020
Xin Yao, Lifeng Sun

* This paper has been accepted to 2020 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2020) 

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Knee Point Identification Based on Trade-Off Utility


May 23, 2020
Ke Li, Haifeng Nie, Huifu Gao, Xin Yao


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A Novel CNet-assisted Evolutionary Level Repairer and Its Applications to Super Mario Bros


May 14, 2020
Tianye Shu, Ziqi Wang, Jialin Liu, Xin Yao

* Accepted at IEEE CEC2020 

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Analysis of Evolutionary Algorithms on Fitness Function with Time-linkage Property


Apr 29, 2020
Weijie Zheng, Huanhuan Chen, Xin Yao


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How to Evaluate Solutions in Pareto-based Search-Based Software Engineering? A Critical Review and Methodological Guidance


Feb 27, 2020
Miqing Li, Tao Chen, Xin Yao

* submitted, 7 figures and 5 tables 

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Dynamic Multi-objective Optimization of the Travelling Thief Problem


Feb 07, 2020
Daniel Herring, Michael Kirley, Xin Yao


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Synergizing Domain Expertise with Self-Awareness in Software Systems: A Patternized Architecture Guideline


Jan 20, 2020
Tao Chen, Rami Bahsoon, Xin Yao

* submitted; 31 pages, 10 tables and 29 figures 

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Adaptive Initialization Method for K-means Algorithm


Nov 27, 2019
Jie Yang, Yu-Kai Wang, Xin Yao, Chin-Teng Lin

* 22 pages, 2 figures, 11 tables 

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On Performance Estimation in Automatic Algorithm Configuration


Nov 19, 2019
Shengcai Liu, Ke Tang, Yunwen Lei, Xin Yao

* accepted by AAAI 2020 

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Adversarial Feature Alignment: Avoid Catastrophic Forgetting in Incremental Task Lifelong Learning


Oct 24, 2019
Xin Yao, Tianchi Huang, Chenglei Wu, Rui-Xiao Zhang, Lifeng Sun

* Neural Computation, Volume 31, Issue 11, November 2019, p.2266-2291 

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Federated Learning with Unbiased Gradient Aggregation and Controllable Meta Updating


Oct 22, 2019
Xin Yao, Tianchi Huang, Rui-Xiao Zhang, Ruiyu Li, Lifeng Sun

* This manuscript has been accepted to the Workshop on Federated Learning for Data Privacy and Confidentiality (FL - NeurIPS 2019, in Conjunction with NeurIPS 2019) 

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