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SIGEVOlution Volume 5 Number 3 is now out

The new issue of SIGEVOlution is now available for you to download
from:
http://www.sigevolution.org
The issue features:

An Interview with Stewart W. Wilson
with an introduction by Martin V. Butz
Reassembling Operator Equalisation
Sara Silva
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Graduate research assistantships available at MEDAL

Several graduate research assistantships are now available at MEDAL for duration of up to 3 years. The assistantships include 9-11 months of salary per academic year and full tuition. The assistants are expected to work on an NSF project “Model-Directed Hybridization: Principled Design of Hybrids of Model Building, Metaheuristics and More Traditional Optimization Techniques”. The […] Continue reading

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Couple of videos from GECCO-2011

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New issue of SIGEVOlution is available

A new issue of SIGEVOlution, the newsletter of the ACM Special Interest Group on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (SIGEVO), is available online at http://www.sigevolution.org/.
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TCGA has a new home

Some of you may know that David E. Goldberg‘s Illinois Genetic Algorithms Laboratory (IlliGAL) has been a home for a large collection of over 11,000 articles, theses and books on genetic algorithms and related areas. Dave Goldberg has collected these publications with help with many students to provide a tremendous resource for those who worked […] Continue reading

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GECCO-2011 presentations

Below are the slides from the talks I presented at GECCO-2011. We are still waiting on permission to post the remaining presentations at OBUPM-2011 and then we will put up those slides as well.
Advanced Neighborhoods and Problem Difficulty Measures
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Slides from my GECCO-2011 presentations

Below are the embeds of the slides from the talks I presented in GECCO-2011. Soon we should also post slides of the remaining presentations from MEDAL members and those from OBUPM-2011. Using Problem-Specific Knowledge and Learning from Experience in Estimation of Distribution Algorithms View more presentations from pelikan Analysis of Epistasis Correlation on NK Landscapes […] Continue reading

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My trip to GECCO-2011, Part 2

At the moment, I am attending the GECCO-2011 Competitions session. GECCO-2011 had 5 competitions: (1) GPUs for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, (2) Evolutionary Art, (3) Visualizing Evolution, (4) Demolition Derby, and (5) Simulated Car Racing 2011. The talks and the results were impressive. Let me just point out that two of the three talks for […] Continue reading

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My trip to GECCO-2011, Part 1

I am just attending the first session of the estimation of distribution algorithms track (EDA-1) at GECCO-2011 in Dublin, Ireland. The talks are certainly interesting, I am looking forward to read the papers to get more detail. A little earlier today, I attended the human competitive results competition (HUMIES 2011), and I was quite impressed […] Continue reading

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Video from the 2010 simulated car racing championship at GECCO-2010

A video of the 2010 Simulated Car Racing Championship at GECCO-2010 can be found on youtube:

The video was edited by Pier Luca Lanzi, the championship was organized by Daniele Loiacono, Luigi Cardamone, Martin V. Butz and Pier Luca Lanzi.
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