Tag Archives: Genetic algorithms

Laura Landweber to present “The evolution of cellular computing: A modern take on Lamarckian inheritance”

Monday, October 12  7:00 pm
1320 Digital Computer Lab
1304 W. Springfield
2009 marks not only the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth but also publication of the first evolutionary theory, Lamarck’s Philosophie Zoologique.  “Lamarckian evolution” is usually distinguished from “Darwinian evolution” by its reliance on the inheritance of acquired characteristics, and as such, is usually dismissed as lacking […] Continue reading

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The New Issue of SIGEVOlution is Now Available!

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

An Interview with Hans-Paul Schwefel with an introduction by Günter Rudolph
Memetic Algorithms by Natalio Krasnogor
Learning From Failures in Evolutionary Computation @ GECCO-2009
new issues of journals
calls & calendar

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George Dyson to present at U of I

George Dyson, historian and philosopher of science and author of “Darwin Among Machines” will present two talks as a part of the Colloquium Series “Biology and Beyond”.
On September 29th at 7:00p.m. Dyson will present Darwin Among Machines: From Zoomania to Artificial Life, at Loomis 141.
The next day, September […] Continue reading

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2010 Forum on Philosophy, Engineering & Technology (fPET-2010): Call for papers, 28 Dec 09

fPET-2010, co-organized by IlliGAL lab director, Dave Goldberg, has issued a call for papers:
The 2010 Forum for Philosophy, Engineering & Technology (fPET-2010) to be held 9-10 May 2010 (Sunday Evening-Monday) at the Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO USA has issued its first call for papers.
Abstracts (500-750 words) are due by 28 December 2009 (Monday) […] Continue reading

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iFoundry iCommunity iLaunch takes place

The Illinois Foundry for Innovation in Engineering Education took place this weekend at the 4H camp at Allerton Park in Monticello, Illinois.  iFoundry freshmen formed an iCommunity consisting of 4 teams.  Many of the ideas in the design of iFoundry are drawn from the practice of genetic algorithms and evolutionary computation in a social setting. […] Continue reading

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Save the Date for Philosophy, Engineering & Technology: 9-10 May 2010

The 2010 Forum on Philosophy, Engineering, and Technology (FPET-2010) will be held on 9-10 May 2010 (Sunday evening through Monday) at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO. The event is an outgrowth of the WPE-2007 and WPE-2008 meetings held in Delft and London.
Philosophical reasoning was important to the writing of The Design of […] Continue reading

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Data-Intensive Computing for Competent Genetic Algorithms: A Pilot Study using Meandre

Below you may find the slides I used during GECCO 2009 to present the paper titled “Data-Intensive Computing for Competent Genetic Algorithms: A Pilot Study using Meandre”. An early preprint in form of technical report can be found as an IlliGAL TR No. 2009001 or the full paper at the ACM digital library

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  1. Data-Intensive Computing for Competent Genetic Algorithms: A Pilot Study using Meandre
  2. Meandre: Semantic-Driven Data-Intensive Flows in the Clouds
  3. Scaling Genetic Algorithms using MapReduce

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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
new issues of journals
calls & calendar

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New Highlights from the CEC-2009 Simulated Car Racing Competition

New videos from the CEC-2009 simulated car racing competition are available for each one of the competitors:

COBOSTAR (Winner of the CEC-2009 competition)
Onieva and Pelta (2nd place)
Cardamone (3rd place, winner of the CIG-2008 competition)
Mr. Racer (4th place)
Perez and Saez (5th place)
Red Java (6th place)

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Simulated Car Racing Competition at CEC-2009 Won by Thies and Martin

Thies Lonneker & Martin Butz won the simulated car racing competition held at CEC-2009.
The competition highlights for all the races are available on youtube:

Michigan Speedway
Corkscrew
Alpine 2

The competition is part of the Simulated Car Racing Championship 2009.
The next leg will be in GECCO-2009! We look forward to see new fastest opponents!
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