TOPON KUMAR PAUL,PhD


Email: toponpaul AT GMAIL;  topon91 AT Yahoo.

Academic Background:
Ph.D. (2007): Department of Frontier Informatics, The University of Tokyo, Japan. Supervisor: Dr. Hitoshi Iba.
Master of Science (2004): Department of Frontier Informatics, The University of Tokyo, Japan.
B.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering (1998): Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).
HSC (1991) (Science): Jessore Cantonment College, Jessore, Bangladesh.

List of Publications:  For any of my papers, please contact me by sending me an email at above address (s).
The book can be used as a text book for graduate students as it provides the basic and advanced knowledge of applying Genetic Programming and other Machine Learning techniques to a number of real-world application domains including robotics, bioinformatics, finances, music, and so on. Moreover, some software tools are available for download from the authors' website.  Buy at Amazon.com. 

Book:

Hitoshi Iba, Topon Kumar Paul, and Yoshihiko Hasegawa (2009). Applied Genetic Programming and Machine Learning. CRC Press. ISBN-10: 1439803692. Buy at Amazon.com. 

Journal Papers:

Topon Kumar Paul and Hitoshi Iba (2007).  Prediction of cancer class with majority voting genetic programming classifier using gene expression data. To appear in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.

Topon Kumar Paul and Hitoshi Iba (2005). Gene Selection for Classification of Cancers using Probabilistic Model Building Genetic Algorithm. BioSystems 82 (3): 208-225.

Book Chapter:
Topon Kumar Paul and Hitoshi Iba (2006). Genetic programming for classifying cancer data and controlling humanoid robots. In Rick L. Riolo and Terence Soule and Bill Worzel editors, Genetic Programming Theory and Practice IV, volume 5 of Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, chapter 10. Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2006.
Peer Reviewed Conference Papers:
Topon Kumar Paul and Hitoshi Iba, “Classification of scleroderma and normal biopsy data and identification of possible biomarkers of the disease,”  in Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology 2006 (CIBCB2006), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 28-29, 2006, pp. 306-311.
Topon Kumar Paul, Yoshihiko Hasegawa, and Hitoshi Iba, “Classification of gene expression data by majority voting genetic programming classifier,” in Proceedings of 2006 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 16-21, 2006, pp. 8690-8697.
Topon Kumar Paul and Hitoshi Iba, “Identification of Weak Motifs in Multiple Biological Sequences using Genetic Algorithm,” in Proceedings of Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2006 (GECCO2006), Seattle, WA, USA, July 8-12, 2006, pp. 271-278.
Topon Kumar Paul and Hitoshi Iba, “Extraction of informative genes from microarray data,” in Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2005 (GECCO 2005), Washington DC, USA, 2005, pp. 453–460.
Topon Kumar Paul and Hitoshi Iba,  "Identification of Informative Genes for Molecular Classification Using Probabilistic Model Building Genetic Algorithm", in the Proceedings of Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2004, ser. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3102.  Springer-Verlag, 2004, pp. 414–425.
Topon Kumar Paul and Hitoshi Iba, “Selection of the most useful subset of genes for gene expression-based classification,” in Proceedings of the 2004 Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2004), Portland, Oregon, USA, 2004, pp. 2076–2083.
Topon Kumar Paul and Hitoshi Iba , “Optimization in continuous domain by real-coded estimation of distribution algorithm,” in Design and Application of Hybrid Intelligent Systems, A. Abraham, M. Köppen, and K. Franke, Eds. The Netherlands: IOS Press, 2003, pp. 262–271.
Topon Kumar Paul and Hitoshi Iba, “Real-coded estimation of distribution algorithm,” in Proceedings of the Fifth Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC2003), Kyoto, Japan, 2003, pp. 60-1 to 60-6.
Topon Kumar Paul and Hitoshi Iba, “Reinforcement learning estimation of distribution algorithm,” in Proceedings of GECCO2003, ser. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) 2724. Springer-Verlag, 2003, pp. 1259–1270.
Topon Kumar Paul and Hitoshi Iba, “Linear and combinatorial optimizations by estimation of distribution algorithms,”  in Proceedings of the 9th MPS Symposium on Evolutionary Computation. IPSJ, 2003, pp. 99–106.
Poster in International Conferences:
Topon Kumar Paul and Hitoshi Iba , “Classification of cancer data with genetic programming,” Genome Informatics, vol. 16, no. 2, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA, Japan, 2005.
Research Article:
Topon Kumar Paul and Hitoshi Iba, From genetic algorithm to artificial life, in Computer Today, no. 114, March,  2003. (In Japanese)
Other Papers:
Topon Kumar Paul, "Gene Expression Based Cancer Classification Using Evolutionary and Non-evolutionary Methods," Technical Report No. 041105A1, Department of Frontier Informatics, The University of Tokyo, Japan, 2004. 
Masters Thesis:
Topon Kumar Paul, "Research on the Improvement of Efficiency of EDAs for Optimization,"  Master Thesis, Department of Frontier Informatics, The University of Tokyo, 2004.
My Job Experiences:
Lecturer (October 10,1998-April 3, 2001): Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh.

Tutor (January 1, 2000-April 3, 2001), Bangladesh Open University.  

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