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Cezary Z. Janikow

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Chair

Ph.D. in Computer ScienceUniversity of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 1991
M.S  in Computer Science, University of North Carolina - Charlotte, 1987
B,A, in Computer Science, University of North Carolina - Charlotte, 1986

Email: janikowc@umsl.edu
Office: 308 ESH
Phone: (314) 516-6352
Fax: (314) 516-5400
Office Hours:

M 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
W 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
or by appointment



 

 

 

 

 

Publications

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Check out some of projects I am working on or did with students



Main Research Interests
  • Artificial intelligence and Evolutionary Computation
  • Genetic and Evolutionary Algorithms
    • representation and operators
    • constraints in Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming
    • adaptable representation and probabilistic models
  • Symbolic Machine Learning
  • Fuzzy Decision Tree

Selected Research Involvements
  • Author Resource Management
  • Music Identification
  • Statistical Methods for Recursively Partitioned Trees, Co-PI, supported by NIH.
  • Fuzzy Decision Trees, supported by NSF
  • Constrained Genetic Programming, in collaboration with NASA/JSC, partly funded by NASA/JSC and UMRB. This tutorial was presented at GP98
  • Optimization of the Air Mobility Command (AMC) fleet, as a part of the Business Decision Model (ABDM), under Seidcon and Unisys

External Grants/Contracts
  • "Team-Based Learning through Apps".  2017. Pl
  • "Outbound Notification Administration". 2016. PI
  • "Space Planning". 2013. PI
  • "Big Data Computation". 2013. PI
  • "Social Network Integration". 2012. PI
  • "RMS Tuning Subsystem". 2012. PI.
  • "Outbound Notification Administration Console". 2011, PI.
  • "OpenVMS Utility". 2011, PI.
  • "Member Touch Point Analysis Project". 2010, PI.
  • "Member Touch Point Analysis Prototype". 2010, PI.
  • "PAP Product and Program Data Access" 2010, PI.
  • "PAP Product and Program Data Access". 2009, PI.
  • "Professor in Residence". 2009, PI.
  • "Project Release Scheduling Tool". 2009, PI.
  • "Pharmacy Locator". 2009, PI.
  • "Member Portal Tool". 2008, PI.
  • "Network Load Testing Tool". 2007, PI.
  • "Statistical methods for Recursively Partitioned Trees". NIH. 2002-2005, co-PI.
  • "Optimization of the Air Mobility Command". 1998-1999, subcontractor to Unisys.
  • "Improving On-Line Aircraft Safety Messaging". ATCOM (US Army), 1997, PI.
  • "Fuzzy Decision Trees". NSF. 1995-1996. PI.
  • "Constraints in Genetic Programming". NASA/JSC. 1995. PI.
  • "Summer Research Felowship". NASA/JSC, 1995, 1996, 2003, 2004, PI. Also supports for students: 1996, 2003.
  • "Summer Research Fellowship". NCRC (Navy), 1992, PI.

UM/UMSL Grants/Contracts
  • "Virtual Mentor". ITS 2011, PI.
  • "On-line Tutoring". ITS 2011, PI.
  • "Virtual Computer Lab". CAS 2011, PI.
  • "Constrained Genetic Programming". UMRB 1996, PI.

Cezary Z. Janikow and Mark Hauschild. "Automatic Generation of Domain Specific Genetic Algorithm Operators using the Hierarchical Bayesian Optimization Algorithm",  Proccedings of GECCO 2017.

George Gerules and Cezary Z. Janikow. "A Survey of Modularity in Genetic Programming".  Proceedings of GECCO 2016.

Cezary Z. Janikow and Eryn Cantrell. "FID3.5:Overview and Experimentation".  Proceedings of NAFIPS 2015.

Cezary Z. Janikow and John Aleshunas. "Commutative versus Non-commutative Functions in Symbolic Regression with Local Heuristics".  Congress of Evolutionary Computation 2013.

Cezary Z. Janikow and Sandhya Malatkar. "Applications of Genetic Programming to Building Decision Trees". WORLDCOMP'11.

John Aleshunas and Cezary Z Janikow. "Cost-benefit Analysis of Using Heuristics in ACGP". CEC 2011.

Cezary Z. Janikow, John Aleshunas and Mark W Hauschild. "Second Order Heuristics in ACGP". GECCO 2011.


Cezary Z. Janikow. "Evolving Problem Heuristics with On-Line ACGP". GECCO 2007.

Cezary Z. Janikow and Lance Finney. "Graphical Tools for FID". NAFIPS 2007.


Cezary Z. Janikow. “Adaptable Representation in GP”. Proceedings of GECCO 2005, Workshop on Representation.

Cezary Z. Janikow and Chris J Mann. “CGP Visits the Santa Fe Trail – Effects of Heuristics on GP”. Proceedings of GECCO 2005, pp. 1697-1704.

Cezary Z. Janikow and Krzysztof Kawa. “Fuzzy Decision Tree FID”. Proceedings of NAFIPS 2005, pp. 379-384.


Cezary Z. Janikow. “ACGP: Adaptable Constrained Genetic Programming”. Proceedings of GPTP-2004, pp. 191- 206.

Cezary Z. Janikow. “Adapting Representation in Genetic Programming”. K. Deb et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of GECCO 2004, pp. 507-518.

Cezary Z. Janikow. “FID4.1: an Overview”. Proceedings of NAFIPS 2004, pp. 877-881.


Cezary Z. Janikow and Rahul A Deshpande. “Adaptation of Representation in Genetic Programming”. Smart Engineering System Design: Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic, Evolutionary Programming, Complex Systems, and Artificial Life. C.H. Dagli, et.al (eds), pp. 45-50.

Uday K. Chakraborty and Cezary Z. Janikow. “An Analysis of Grey versus Binary Encoding in Genetic Search”. Information Sciences, 156(3-4), 2003, pp. 253-269.

 

Uday K. Chakraborty and Cezary Z. Janikow. “Encoding in multivariete marginal distribution algorithm, genetic algorithm, and stochastic hillclimbing”. Proceedings of GECCO-03, pp. 8-14.

Igor Wojnicki and Cezary Z. Janikow. “Extending Data processing Capabilities of RDBMS”. Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence IC-AI’03, Las Vegas 2003. pp388-393

Cezary Z. Janikow. “Fuzzy Decision Forest”. Proceedings of 22nd International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, Chicago 2003, pp. 480-483.

Jan Kwiatkowski, Cezary Z. Janikow and Piotr Hojnor. “PVM Toolkit for Windows”. Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence IC-AI’03, Las Vegas 2003. pp. 1605-1610.


Uday K. Chakraborty and Cezary Z. Janikow. “An Analysis of Grey versus Binary Encoding in Genetic Search”. Proceedings of Recent Advances in Soft Computiung, Nottingham, UK, Dec 2002, pp. 338-343.


W. Shannon, D. Banks, Cezary Z. Janikow & T. Mozolewski. “Computer-Intensive Methods in Classification”. Invited paper to the 53rd Session of the ISI conference.

 

Franciszek Seredynski, J. Koronacki, and Cezary Z. Janikow“Distributed Multiprocessor Scheduling with Decomposed Optimization Criterion”. Future Generation Computer Systems 14, Elsevier 17, 2001, pp. 387-396.

 


Maciej Fajfer and Cezary Z. Janikow. “Bottom-up Partitioning in Fuzzy Decision Trees”. International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Society, Atlanta 2000 , pp. 326-330.

Cezary Z. Janikow. “Evolutionary Learning with Constrained Genetic Programming”. Proceedings of International Conference on Learning in Databases, Turawa, Poland, 2000, pp. 182-193.

Cezary Z. Janikow and Maciej Fajfer. “Fuzzy Decision Forest”. International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Society, Atlanta 2000, pp. 218-221.


Franciszek Seredynski and Cezary Z. Janikow“Designing Cellular Automata-Based Scheduling Algorithms”. Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference GECCO99, pp. 587-594.

 

Franciszek Seredynski, Jacek Koronacki, and Cezary Z. Janikow“Distributed Scheduling with Decomposed Optimization Criterion: Genetic Programming Approach”. In Jose Rolim et al (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1586: Parallel and Distributed Processing. Springer Verlag 1999. pp. 192-200.

 

Maciej Fajfer and Cezary Z. Janikow“Extracting Fuzzy Representation from Artificial Neural Networks”. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Society, IEEE 1999, pp. 600-604. Invited by Prof. Mohan.

 

Cezary Z. Janikow and Maciej Fajfer. “Fuzzy Partitioning with FID3.1”. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Society, IEEE 1999, pp. 467-471.

 

Franciszek Seredynski and Cezary Z. Janikow“Learning Nash Equilibria by CoEvolving Distributed Classifier Systems”. Proceedings of the IEEE World Congree on Evolutionary Computation CEC99, pp. 1619-1626.

 

Dipankar Dasgupta, Cezary Z. Janikow, and Uday Chakraborty. “Representations and operators in genetic algorithms”. Proc. 4th International Conf. on Pattern Recognition and Digital Techniques, Calcutta, India, 1999.

 


Cezary Z. Janikow and Franciszek Seredynski. “Cellular Programming Approach to Multiprocessor Scheduling”. Proceedings of JCIS’98, pp. 415-418.

 

Cezary Z. Janikow“Fuzzy Decision Trees: Issues and Methods”. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. 28, Issue 1, pp. 1-14, 1998.

 

Cezary Z. Janikow“Parallel Problem Solving from Nature”. Proceedings of PARELEC’98 Intl. Conference, pp. 3-6. Invited keynote presentation.

 

Cezary Z. Janikow and Scott DeWeese. “Processing Constraints in GP with CGP2.1”. Proceedings of GP’98 Intl. Conference, pp. 173-180.

 


Cezary Z. Janikow“A Genetic Algorithm Method for Optimizing Fuzzy Decision Trees”. Information Sciences, 89(3-4), pp. 275-296, March 1996.

 

Cezary Z. Janikow“A Methodology for Processing Problem Constraints in Genetic Programming”. Computers and Mathematics with Applications, Vol. 32, No. 8, pp. 97-113, 1996.

 

Cezary Z. Janikow“Constrained Genetic Programming with lilgp”. Proceedings of ANNIE-96, pp. 311-316.

 

Cezary Z. Janikow“Exemplar Learning in Fuzzy Decision Trees”. Proceedings of FUZZ-IEEE 1996, pp. 1500-1505.

 

Z. Michalewicz & Cezary Z. Janikow“GENOCOP: A Genetic Algorithm for Numerical Optimization Problems with Constraints”. Communications of the ACM. Vol 39, No. 12, VE (on-line, http://www.acm.org/cacm/extension/ michalew.pdf), 1996.

 

Cezary Z. Janikow“Genetic Information Learning”. In Handbook of Evolutionary Computation, Oxford University Press,

 

Cezary Z. Janikow“Learning from Imperfect Examples in Decision Trees”. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers and Their Applications, 1996, pp. 71-74.

 


Cezary Z. Janikow“A Generic GA for Optimizng Trapezoidal Sets”. Proceedings of the Joint Conference on Information Sciences – Fuzzy Theory and Technology, 1995, pp 456-459.

 

Cezary Z. Janikow“A Genetic Algorithm for Optimizing Fuzzy Decision Trees”. Proceedings of the International Conference on Genetic Algorithms, Morgan Kaufmann 1995, pp 421-428.

 

Cezary Z. Janikow“A Genetic Algorithm for Optimizing the Fuzzy Component of Fuzzy Decision Trees”. GA for Patter Recognition, S. Pal & P. Wang (eds.), CRC Press, pp. 253-282.

 

Cezary Z. Janikow & D. StClair. “Genetic Algorithms”. IEEE Potentials, Feb/Mar 1995, pp. 31-35.

 


Cezary Z. Janikow“A Genetic Algorithm for Learning Fuzzy Controllers”. Proceedings of the 1994 ACM’s Symposium on Applied Computing, ACM Press 1994, pp. 232-236.

 

Cezary Z. Janikow“Fuzzy Decision Trees: FIDMV”. Proceedings of the Joint Conference on Information Sciences – Fuzzy Theory and Technology, pp. 232-235.

 


C.Z. Janikow"Fuzzy Processing in Decision Trees"Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence. 1993, pp. 360-367.

 

I. Dumitrache, C.Z. Janikow and C. Buiu. "Tuning Fuzzy Logic Controllers Using Genetic Algorithms"Proceedings of the International Conference on Control Systems and Computer Science CSCS9. 1993, pp. 450-461.

C.Z. Janikow. "Genetic Algorithms and Applications"Proceedings of the International Conference on Control Systems and Computer Science CSCS9. 1993, pp. 432-439.

C.Z. Janikow"A Knowledge-Intensive Genetic Algorithm for Supervised Learning".Machine Learning 13 (2/3) 1993, pp. 189-228.

 


C.Z. Janikow and H. Cai. "A Genetic Algorithm for a Nonparametric Function Estimation Problem"Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature. North-Holland, 1992, pp. 249-258.

Z. Michalewicz, C.Z. Janikow and J. Krawczyk. "A Modified Genetic Algorithm for Optimal Control Problems"Computers and Mathematics with Applications: an International Journal. Vol. 23, No.12, 1992, pp.83-94.

H. Cai, C.Z. Janikow and X. Luo. "Computational Aspects Of Regression On Survival Data With Treatment Lags"Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the American Statistical Association. Boston, 1992, pp. 104-107.

 

C.Z. Janikow. "Some Experiments with a Stochastic Production System".Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, Applications. V. Sgurev & B du Bouley (eds.), North Holland, 1992, pp. 105-114.

 

C.Z. Janikow. "Combining Competition and Cooperation in Supervised Inductive Learning"Proceedings of the Ninth International Machine Learning Conference. Morgan Kaufmann, 1992, pp. 241-248.


Z. Michalewicz and C.Z. Janikow. "Genetic Algorithms for Numerical Optimization".Statistics and Computing (1991), 1, pp. 75-91.

C.Z. Janikow and Z. Michalewicz. "An Experimental Comparison of Binary and Floating Point Representations in Genetic Algorithms"Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Genetic Algorithms. Morgan Kaufmann 1991, pp. 31-36.

Z. Michalewicz and C.Z. Janikow. "Handling Constraints in Genetic Algorithms".Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Genetic Algorithms. Morgan Kaufmann 1991, pp. 151-157.

C.Z. Janikow"An Experimental Study Comparing Symbolic and Subsymbolic Inductive Learning Systems"Proceedings of FLAIRS-91: Machine Learning. 1991, pp. 81-86.

 

C.Z. Janikow. "A New System for Inductive Learning in Attribute-Based Spaces".Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Information Systems. Springer Verlag 1991, pp. 378-388.


L.J. Groves, Z. Michalewicz, P.V. Elia and C.Z. Janikow. "Genetic Algorithms for Drawing Directed Graphs"Methodologies for Intelligent Systems 5. Z. Ras, M. Zemankowa & M. Emrich (eds.). North-Holland, 1990, pp. 268-276.

Z. Michalewicz, J.B. Krawczyk, M. Kazemi and C.Z. Janikow. "Genetic Algorithms and Optimal Control Problems"Proceedings of the 29th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. 1990 pp. 1664-1666.

C.Z. Janikow and Z. Michalewicz. "A Specialized Genetic Algorithm for Numerical Optimization Problems"Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Tools for AI. IEEE Computer Society Press 1990, pp. 798-804.


C.Z. Janikow and Z.W. Ras. "On the Optimization of Rules in Knowledge Based Systems"Proceedings of the 18th International Symposium on Multiple-Valued Logic. IEEE Computer Society Press 1988, pp. 152-156.

 


Z.W. Ras and C.Z. Janikow"Learning Concepts in Rough Environment, an Optimization Procedure"Methodologies for Intelligent Systems 2. Z. Ras & M. Zemankowa (ed.). North-Holland, 1987, pp. 361.