Tag Archives: Evolutionary Applications

BEACON Researchers at Work: Using evolution to update old software

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Erik Fredericks. His first BEACON blog post is here. Engineers in industry are often given the somewhat daunting task of updating legacy software systems. Consider, for a … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Improving Search Quality in Genetic Programming

This week’s BEACON Researcher at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Armand Burks. About Me As a young “army brat,” I was always fascinated with learning how things worked. Trying to figure out how my toys worked, I … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Evolution makes software adaptive

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Chad Byers. Perhaps it is because 91% of US-based data center professionals checked “Yes” in a recent survey for whether their company had experienced an unplanned data outage in … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Evolving Bio-Inspired Robots

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by Michigan State University graduate student Jared Moore(@j_redmmoore). If you had asked me during my undergrad years what a computer scientist did, I’m not sure I would’ve been able to give you … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: What’s a Genetic Algorithm?

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Matt Ryerkerk. A genetic algorithm is a method often used for optimization, or finding the best solution to a particular problem. When I first heard of genetic … Continue reading

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