Lexicase Selection Bibliography

Following is a list of publications on lexicase selection, gathered from Google Scholar but presented here in chronological order and with some minor edits.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Google Scholar currently returns 223 results, of which the following are the first when searching by relevance.


Spector, L. (2012, July). Assessment of problem modality by differential performance of lexicase selection in genetic programming: a preliminary report. In Proceedings of the 14th annual conference companion on Genetic and evolutionary computation (pp. 401-408). [PDF] psu.edu

Helmuth, T., Spector, L., & Matheson, J. (2014). Solving uncompromising problems with lexicase selection. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation , 19 (5), 630-643. [PDF] psu.edu

La Cava, W., Spector, L., & Danai, K. (2016, July). Epsilon-lexicase selection for regression. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2016 (pp. 741-748). [HTML] mitpressjournals.org

Helmuth, T., McPhee, N. F., & Spector, L. (2016). Lexicase selection for program synthesis: a diversity analysis. In Genetic Programming Theory and Practice XIII (pp. 151-167). Springer, Cham. [PDF] researchgate.net

Helmuth, T., McPhee, N. F., & Spector, L. (2016, July). The impact of hyperselection on lexicase selection. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2016 (pp. 717-724). [PDF] acm.org

Helmuth, T., McPhee, N. F., & Spector, L. (2016, July). Effects of lexicase and tournament selection on diversity recovery and maintenance. In Proceedings of the 2016 on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion (pp. 983-990). [PDF] acm.org

Moore, J. M., & Stanton, A. (2017, September). Lexicase selection outperforms previous strategies for incremental evolution of virtual creature controllers. In Artificial Life Conference Proceedings 14 (pp. 290-297). One Rogers Street, Cambridge, MA 02142-1209 USA journals-info@ mit. edu: MIT Press. [PDF] mitpressjournals.org

Spector, L., La Cava, W., Shanabrook, S., Helmuth, T., & Pantridge, E. (2018). Relaxations of lexicase parent selection. In Genetic Programming Theory and Practice XV (pp. 105-120). Springer, Cham. [PDF] hampshire.edu

Moore, J. M., & Stanton, A. (2018, July). Tiebreaks and diversity: Isolating effects in lexicase selection. In Artificial Life Conference Proceedings (pp. 590-597). One Rogers Street, Cambridge, MA 02142-1209 USA journals-info@ mit. edu: MIT Press. [PDF] mitpressjournals.org

Troise, S. A., & Helmuth, T. (2018). Lexicase selection with weighted shuffle. In Genetic Programming Theory and Practice XV (pp. 89-104). Springer, Cham. [PDF] hamilton.edu

* Pantridge, E., Helmuth, T., McPhee, N. F., & Spector, L. (2018, July). Specialization and elitism in lexicase and tournament selection. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion (pp. 1914-1917). [PDF] acm.org

La Cava, W., Helmuth, T., Spector, L., & Moore, J. H. (2019). A probabilistic and multi-objective analysis of lexicase selection and ε-lexicase selection. Evolutionary Computation , 27 (3), 377-402. [PDF] acm.org

Helmuth, T., Pantridge, E., & Spector, L. (2019, July). Lexicase selection of specialists. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (pp. 1030-1038). [PDF] arxiv.org

Aenugu, S., & Spector, L. (2019, July). Lexicase selection in learning classifier systems. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (pp. 356-364). [PDF] arxiv.org

Hernandez, J. G., Lalejini, A., Dolson, E., & Ofria, C. (2019, July). Random subsampling improves performance in lexicase selection. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion (pp. 2028-2031). [PDF] lalejini.com

Moore, J. M., & Stanton, A. (2019, July). The limits of lexicase selection in an evolutionary robotics task. In Artificial Life Conference Proceedings (pp. 551-558). One Rogers Street, Cambridge, MA 02142-1209 USA journals-info@ mit. edu: MIT Press. [PDF] mitpressjournals.org

Metevier, B., Saini, A. K., & Spector, L. (2019). Lexicase selection beyond genetic programming. In Genetic Programming Theory and Practice XVI (pp. 123-136). Springer, Cham. [PDF] hampshire.edu

Jundt, L., & Helmuth, T. (2019, July). Comparing and combining lexicase selection and novelty search. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (pp. 1047-1055). [PDF] arxiv.org

De Melo, V. V., Vargas, D. V., & Banzhaf, W. (2019, July). Batch tournament selection for genetic programming: the quality of lexicase, the speed of tournament. In Proceedings of the genetic and evolutionary computation conference (pp. 994-1002). [PDF] researchgate.net

Helmuth, T., Pantridge, E., & Spector, L. (2020). On the importance of specialists for lexicase selection. Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines , 21 (3), 349-373. [PDF] hamilton.edu

Helmuth, T., & Spector, L. (2020, July). Explaining and exploiting the advantages of down-sampled lexicase selection. In Artificial Life Conference Proceedings (pp. 341-349). One Rogers Street, Cambridge, MA 02142-1209 USA journals-info@ mit. edu: MIT Press. [PDF] mitpressjournals.org

Ferguson, A. J., Hernandez, J. G., Junghans, D., Lalejini, A., Dolson, E., & Ofria, C. (2020). Characterizing the effects of random subsampling on lexicase selection. In Genetic Programming Theory and Practice XVII (pp. 1-23). Springer, Cham. [PDF] lalejini.com