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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems, ICARIS 2008, held in Phuket, Thailand, in August 2008.
The 40 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 67 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on computational immunology, applied AIS, and theoretical AIS. Position papers and conceptual papers are also included.
Computational Immunology.- A Stochastic Model of the Interleukin (IL)-1? Network.- Modelling the Tunability of Early T Cell Signalling Events.- Immune Responses: A Stochastic Model.- Applied AIS.- Adaptive Spam Detection Inspired by a Cross-Regulation Model of Immune Dynamics: A Study of Concept Drift.- MOBAIS: A Bayesian Artificial Immune System for Multi-Objective Optimization.- An Advanced Clonal Selection Algorithm with Ad-Hoc Network-Based Hypermutation Operators for Synthesis of Topology and Sizing of Analog Electrical Circuits.- A Multi-Objective Multipopulation Approach for Biclustering.- Viral System to Solve Optimization Problems: An Immune-Inspired Computational Intelligence Approach.- Computing the State of Specknets: Further Analysis of an Innate Immune-Inspired Model.- A Hybrid Model for Immune Inspired Network Intrusion Detection.- Credit Card Fraud Detection with Artificial Immune System.- Artificial Immune Recognition System with Nonlinear Resource Allocation Method and Application to Traditional Malay Music Genre Classification.- Further Exploration of the Dendritic Cell Algorithm: Antigen Multiplier and Time Windows.- Evaluation and Extension of the AISEC Email Classification System.- Dynamic Polymorphic Agents Scheduling and Execution Using Artificial Immune Systems.- AIS-Based Bootstrapping of Bayesian Networks for Identifying Protein Energy Route.- A Neuro-Immune Inspired Robust Real Time Visual Tracking System.- Negative Selection with Antigen Feedback in Intrusion Detection.- A Neuro-Immune Algorithm to Solve the Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem.- Improving Artificial Immune System Performance: Inductive Bias and Alternative Mutations.- Flexible Immune Network Recognition System for Mining Heterogeneous Data.- An Artificial Immune System for Evolving Amino Acid Clusters Tailored to Protein Function Prediction.- Optimization of Steel Catenary Risers for Offshore Oil Production Using Artificial Immune System.- An Idiotypic Immune Network as a Short-Term Learning Architecture for Mobile Robots.- Conserved Self Pattern Recognition Algorithm.- Theoretical AIS.- The Deterministic Dendritic Cell Algorithm.- Artificial Immune Systems and Kernel Methods.- Boosting the Immune System.- The Limitations of Frequency Analysis for Dendritic Cell Population Modelling.- Empirical Investigation of an Artificial Cytokine Network.- An Empirical Study of Self/Non-self Discrimination in Binary Data with a Kernel Estimator.- Position/Conceptual Papers.- The Pathways of Complement.- Adaptable Lymphocytes for Artificial Immune Systems.- On the Relevance of Cellular Signaling Pathways for Immune-Inspired Algorithms.- AIS Based Distributed Wireless Sensor Network for Mobile Search and Rescue Robot Tracking.- Eating Data Is Good for Your Immune System: An Artificial Metabolism for Data Clustering Using Systemic Computation.- An Immune System Based Multi-robot Mobile Agent Network.