Tag Archives: Evolutionary Applications

An Evolutionary Computation Perspective at AAAI 2016

This post is by UT Austin grad student Elliot Meyerson  I spent February 12-17 in Phoenix at the 30th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence. AAAI covers artificial intelligence “broadly conceived”, with focus on “traditional topics such as search, machine learning, planning, knowledge representation, reasoning, natural … Continue reading

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Evolutionary signal processing and its application for brain information flow modeling

This post is by MSU PhD Candidate Jinyao Yan. There are two aspects of biomedical engineering which attract me: the quest for new knowledge, and its power for fostering innovation and promoting society’s development. These pursuits hold my heart; and I am … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Soft-bodied animals and soft-bodied robots

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Thassyo Pinto. In recent years, robots are becoming more accessible and almost an integral part of our lives. They are not seen as only industrial machines which … Continue reading

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BEACON Activity in China

BEACON Director Erik Goodman just returned from a 13-day trip to China, where he met with BEACON-collaborating teams in Shanghai’s Tongji University and at Shantou University in Guangdong Province. In Shanghai, the Tongji researchers also met with MSU Horticulture Prof. … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Evolutionary Optimization and the Open Source Community

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Brian Goldman. I teach computers to be better at guess, check, and revise. At least, that is the short version of my research. More precisely, I develop optimization algorithms … Continue reading

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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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