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An LCS Review for Beginners and Non-Computer Scientists.

I am pleased to share with you that the Journal of Artificial Evolution and Applications has recently published my LCS Review paper entitled, “Learning Classifier Systems: A Complete Introduction, Review, and Roadmap”. I wrote this from the perspective of a … Continue reading

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BOA paper got ACM SIGEVO GECCO Impact Award

At the SIGEVO Meeting at GECCO-2009, the GECCO-99 paper introducing the Bayesian optimization algorithm (BOA) was one of the two papers that received GECCO Impact Award. This is a new award and it focuses on past GECCO papers that have made most impact and have had most citations. The paper was in fact a project […] Continue reading

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GECCO-2009 – Results of the Second Leg of the Championship

The second leg of the 2009 Simulated Car Racing Championship just ended. We received around ten submissions. Five new submissions plus the submissions from CEC-2009. Three participants of the CEC-2009 simulated car racing competition updated their drivers.
The three tracks used for the GECCO-2009 leg are: Dirt3, E-road and Alpine.
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Slides from my GECCO-2009 presentations

I just put the slides from my GECCO-2009 presentations online both on the MEDAL Publications page and on the slideshare.net. The slideshare.net versions are embedded below:
Initial-Population Bias in the Univariate Estimation of Distribution Algorithm
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Performance of Evolutionary Algorithms on NK Landscapes with Nearest Neighbor Interactions and Tunable Overlap
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SIGEVOlution Volume 3, Issue 3, Out Now!

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

The issue features:

An Interview with John H. Holland with an introduction by Lashon Booker
It’s Not Junk! by Clare Bates Congdon, H. Rex Gaskins, Gerardo M. Nava & Carolyn Mattingly
car racing @ CIG-2008
GECCO-2009 competitions
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John Holland to give a keynote at GECCO-2009 in Montreal, Canada

John H. Holland will give a keynote speech at GECCO-2009 on July 12, 2009 (Sunday), 10:40am-11:40am. The talk is entitled Genetic Algorithms: Long Ago [Past] and Far Away [Future] and the abstract of the talk follows:

It was in the mid-50’s of the 20th century when I realized that Fisher’s fundamental theorem could be extended […] Continue reading

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Hans-Paul Schwefel to give a talk at GECCO-2009

I just found out that Hans-Paul Schwefel, one of the evolutionary computation pioneers, is going to give a talk at the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2009) in Montreal, Canada (July 8-12, 2009). The talk will be part of the Learning from Failures in Evolutionary Computation (LFFEC) Workshop.
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GECCO-2009 deadline extended to January 28, 2009!

GECCO-2009 deadline for submission of regular papers was extended to Wednesday, January 28, 2009! Continue reading

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