Publications


Journals

D. Vrajitoru (2012): Genotype Division for Shared Memory Parallel Genetic Algorithm Across Platforms and Systems. In American Journal of Intelligent Systems, Vol.2, No.4, July 2012.

D. Vrajitoru (2012): Connecting Stage Objects and Custom Classes in ActionScript 3.0. Game Coder Magazine, April 2012, 48-52.

D. Vrajitoru (2008): Natural Selection and Mating Constraints with Genetic Algorithms.International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 28, nr. 2, 188-194.

D. Vrajitoru, P. Konnanur, and R. Mehler (2008): Genetic Algorithms for a Single-Track Vehicle Autonomous Pilot. Control and Intelligent Systems, Vol. 36, nr. 1, 38-47.

D. Vrajitoru (1998) : Crossover Improvement For The Genetic Algorithm In Information Retrieval. Information Processing and Management , 34(4), 405-415.


Conferences

D. Vrajitoru, K. Albelihi (2016): Noise and Error Prediction for Neural Networks. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, July 25-28, Las Vegas, NV, pp 342-348.

D. Vrajitoru, P. Toprac (2016): Games Programming in Computer Science Education. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'16), July 25-28, Las Vegas, NV, pp 10-14.

D. Vrajitoru (2015): A Pattern-Based Bayesian Network for the Game of Nine Men's Morris. Foundations of Digital Games Conference, June 22-25, Pacific Grove, CA, p. 29.

K. Albelihi, D. Vrajitoru (2015): An Application of Neural Networks to an Autonomous Car Driver. The 17th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, July 27-30, Las Vegas, pp 716-722.

D. Vrajitoru, W. Knight (2012): On the Optimality of a Family of Binary Trees. In Proceedings of The 8th International Conference on Foundations of Computer Science (FCS'12), July 16-19, Las Vegas, USA. Part of the The 2012 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing.

D. Vrajitoru (2010): Shared Memory Genetic Algorithms in a Multi-Agent Context. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (SIGEVO), July 7-12, Portland, OR, 1097-1104. Nominated for a Best Paper Award in the session Parallel Evolutionary Systems.

C. Guse, D. Vrajitoru (2010): The Epic Adaptive Car Pilot. In Proceedings of the Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference, April 17-18, South Bend, IN, 30-35.

D. Vrajitoru (2010): Asynchronous Multi-Threaded Model for Genetic Algorithms. In Proceedings of the Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference, April 17-18, South Bend, IN, 44-50.

C. Guse, D. Vrajitoru (2009): The Three-Headed Monster: An Evolutionary Program. Proceedings of the Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference, April 18-19, Fort Wayne, IN, 40-45.

D. Vrajitoru (2009): Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm for a Graph Drawing Problem. Proceedings of the Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference, April 18-19, Fort Wayne, IN, 28-43.

Y. Vanzine, D. Vrajitoru (2008): Pseudorandom Noise for Real-Time Volumetric Rendering of Fire in a Production System. Proceedings of the IEEE/EG International Symposium on Volume and Point-Based Graphics 2008, paper nr. 1029, 10-11 August, Los Angeles, CA. Co-located with Siggraph 2008.

D. Cremer, D. Vrajitoru (2008): Heuristic Predictive Path Search in a Physical Puzzle. Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference Informatics 2008, July 25-27, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 147-154.

D. Vrajitoru (2007): Hybrid Multiobjective Optimization Genetic Algorithms for Graph Drawing. Proceeding of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO'07), University College London, UK, 912.

D. Vrajitoru (2007): Competitive Coevolution versus Objective Fitness for an Autonomous Motorcycle Pilot. Proceeding of the IEEE Electro/Information Technology Conference (EIT 2007), May 17-20, Chicago, IL, 642-647.

D. Vrajitoru (2007): Facet Detection and Visualization of Local Structure in Graphs. Proceedings of the IASTED Conference on Graphics and Visualization in Engineering (GVE'07), January 3-5, Clearwater, Florida, 89-94.

D. Vrajitoru, B. El-Gamil (2006): Genetic Algorithms for Graph Layouts with Geometric Constraints. IASTED Conference on Computational Intelligence (CI'06), San Francisco, November 20-22, 64-69.

D. Vrajitoru (2006): NPCs and Chatterbots with Personality and Emotional Response. The IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG 2006), Reno/Lake Tahoe, May 22-24, 142-147.

H. Rababaah, J. Wolfer, D. Vrajitoru (2005): Asphalt Pavement Crack Classification: a Comparison of GA, MLP, and SOM. Proceeding of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO'05 and SIGEVO 1), Washington, DC, June25-29, 2005, late breaking papers.

D. Vrajitoru, J. DeBoni (2005): Hybrid Real-Coded Mutation for Genetic Algorithms Applied to Graph Layouts. Proceeding of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO'05 and SIGEVO 1), Washington, DC, June25-29, 2005, 1563-1564.

D. Vrajitoru, R. Mehler (2005): Multi-Agent Autonomous Pilot for Single-Track Vehicles. Proceedings of the IASTED Conference on Modeling and Simulation, Oranjestad, Aruba, August 29-31, 2005, 85-90.

D. Vrajitoru, J. DeBoni (2005): Consistent Graph Layout for Weighted Graphs. Presented at the The 3rd ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications, January 3-5, 2005, Cairo, Egypt.

D. Vrajitoru, R. Mehler (2004): Multi-Agent Autonomous Pilot for Motorcycles. The IEEE Region 4 Electro/Information Technology Conference (EIT2004), August 26-27, Milwaukee, WI.

D. Vrajitoru, J. DeBoni (2004): Consistent Weighted Graph Layouts. Graph Theory 2004, poster presentation, Paris, July 5-9, 2004, 93-94. Longer version submitted for the proceedings.

D. Vrajitoru (2004): Intra and Extra-Generation Schemes for Combining Crossover Operators. MAICS 2004, 86-91.

D. Vrajitoru, J. Ratkiewicz (2004): Evolutionary Sentence Combination for Chatterbots. The IASTED International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications (AIA 2004), Innsbruck, Austria, February 16-18, 2004, ACTA Press, 287-292.

D. Vrajitoru (2003): Evolutionary Sentence Building for Chatterbots. GECCO 2003 Late Breaking Papers, 315-321.

R. Paffenroth, D. Vrajitoru, T. Stone, and J. H. Maddocks (2002): DataViewer: A Scene Graph Based Visualization Library. The 5th IASTED Conference on Computer Graphics and Imaging (CGIM 2002), ACTA Press, 200-205.

D. Vrajitoru (2002): Simulating Gender Separation with Genetic Algorithms. GECCO-2002, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 634-641.

R. Paffenroth, D. Vrajitoru, T. Stone, and J. H. Maddocks (2002): DataViewer: A Scene Graph Based Visualization Tool. The 20th Eurographics UK Conference, IEEE Computer Society Publications, 147-148.

D. Vrajitoru (2001): Parallel Genetic Algorithms Based on Coevolution. GECCO-2001, Late Breaking Papers, 450-457. Slides.

D. Vrajitoru (2001): Nested Genetic Algorithms with Problem Division. GECCO-2001, 787.

D. Vrajitoru (1999): Genetic Programming Operators Applied to Genetic Algorithms. GECCO-99, 686-693. Slides.

D. Vrajitoru (1997) : Genetic Algorithms in Information Retrieval. AIDRI97: Learning; From Natural Principles to Artificial Methods. , Genève, June 1997.

J. Savoy, A. Le Calvé, D. Vrajitoru (1996) : Report on the TREC-5 Experiment: Data Fusion and Collection Fusion. Proceedings TREC'5 , NIST Publication 500-238, Gaithersburg (MD), 489-502.

J. Savoy, M. Ndarugendamwo, D. Vrajitoru (1995) : Report on the TREC-4 Experiment: Combining Probabilistic and Vector-Space Schemes. Proceedings TREC'4 , NIST, Gaithersburg (MD), October 1995, 537-547.

J. Savoy, M. Ndarugendamwo, D. Vrajitoru (1994) : Report on the TREC-3 Experiment: A Learning Scheme in a Vector Space Model. Proceedings TREC'3 , NIST, publication 500-225, Gaithersburg (MD), April 1994, 361-372.

Submitted


Books

D. Vrajitoru, W. Knight (2014): Practical Analysis of Algorithms, Springer, Theoretical Computer Science Series. Paperback eBook. Errata.

D. Vrajitoru (2013): The 2D Games Journey, Creative Space. Kindle edition Print edition.

D. Vrajitoru (2010): (editor) Proceedings of the Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference, April 17-18, South Bend, IN.


Chapters in books

A. Vrajitoru, D. Vrajitoru (2006): Clasa de sunete si fonemul in relatie matematica. In Directii in cercetarea filologica romaneasca, Casa Editoriala Demiurg, Iasi, Romania, 2006, 131 - 137.

D. Vrajitoru (2000): Large Population or Many Generations for Genetic Algorithms ? Implications in Information Retrieval. In F. Crestani, G. Pasi (eds.): Soft Computing in Information Retrieval. Techniques and Applications, Physica-Verlag, Heidelberg, 199-222.

D. Vrajitoru (1998): Algorithmes génétiques en recherche d'informations. Dans G. Ritschard, A. Berthold, F. Duc, D. A. Zighed (eds.): Apprentissage : des principes naturels aux méthodes artificielles , Hermès, Paris, 271-278.


Workshops

D. Vrajitoru (1999): Mathematical Visualization, Parameter Continuation, and Steered Computations. Third SOS Workshop, March 22-24 1999, Villars, Switzerland.


Technical reports

D. Vrajitoru, C. Guse (2008): The Three-Headed Monster: An Evolutionary Program. Technical Report, TR-20081217-1, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Indiana University South Bend.

D. Vrajitoru (2005): Simulating Gender Separation and Mating Constraints for Genetic Algorithms. Indiana University South Bend, Computer and Information Sciences Department, Technical Report TR-20050520-1.

D. Vrajitoru (2004): Consistent Graph Layout for Weighted Graphs by a Force-Based Probabilistic Algorithm. Indiana University South Bend, Computer and Information Sciences Department, Technical Report TR-20040305-1.

D. Vrajitoru, P.-J. Erard (1994) : Facial Animation by Digitalized Image Deformation. University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland.


Other

D. Vrajitoru, L. Vrajitoru Andreasen (2012): To Die or not to Die: the Artist's Dilemma in Gaiman and McKean's Signal to Noise. In Alecart, Nr.8, May 2012, 88-89, Iasi, Romania.

Doctoral thesis

Doctor of Science thesis, Apprentissage en recherche d'informations (Learning in Information Retrieval). Defended in April 1997, published in December 1997 at the University of Neuchâtel, Computer Science Department. Abstract.