Combining multiple evolved analog circuits for robust evolvable hardware

Kyung Joong Kim, Sung Bae Cho

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Abstract

Redundancy is one of the most important concepts when it comes to designing fault-tolerant systems. For example, if component failures occur, other redundant components can replace the functions of broken parts and the system can still work. The failure of electronic hardware presents a critical threat to the completion of modern aircraft, spacecraft, and robot missions. Compared to digital circuits, designing analog circuits is a difficult and knowledge-intensive task. In this paper, we used evolutionary computation to generate multiple analog circuits automatically and then we combined the solutions to generate robust outputs. Because evolutionary computation refers to a population-based search, multiple, redundant solutions can be maintained. Experimental results on the evolution of the lowpass filter show that the combination of multiple evolved analog circuits produces results that are more robust than those of the best single circuit.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning - IDEAL 2009 - 10th International Conference, Proceedings
Pages359-367
Number of pages9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Event10th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning, IDEAL 2009 - Burgos, Spain
Duration: 2009 Sep 232009 Sep 26

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume5788 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Other

Other10th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning, IDEAL 2009
CountrySpain
CityBurgos
Period09/9/2309/9/26

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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    Kim, K. J., & Cho, S. B. (2009). Combining multiple evolved analog circuits for robust evolvable hardware. In Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning - IDEAL 2009 - 10th International Conference, Proceedings (pp. 359-367). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 5788 LNCS). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-04394-9_44