Tag Archives: evolutionary algorithms

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: Solar and geomagnetic activity forecasting using evolved Markov networks: Darwin vs. space weather hazards

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Masoud Mirmomeni.  “Space Weather” hazards have achieved a great international scientific and public importance in recent years due to their catastrophic effects on modern technologies such as … 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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Kalyanmoy Deb receives the World Academy of Sciences Prize in Engineering Sciences

Prof. Kalyanmoy Deb, a Beacon researcher and Koenig Endowed Chair Professor of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, received the TWAS Prize in Engineering Sciences from The World Academy of Sciences in a meeting held in Buenos Aires, … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Finding hidden flaws and features in evolutionary computing

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Brian Goldman. For me, some of the most enjoyable moments in research are when I’m outsmarted by my own creation.  Anyone who’s spent enough time with Evolutionary … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Using evolutionary computation to discover fakes

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by NC A&T undergraduate Joi Carter and graduate student Henry Williams. Have you ever read a document that you thought was forged?  Perhaps you’ve received an email from your friend, but … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Multi-objective Evolutionary Optimization to Allow Greenhouse Production/Energy Use Tradeoffs

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student José R. Llera. My name is José R. Llera, and I received my B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. I learned about … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Trying to Bottle Natural Evolution's Creativity

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by University of Texas at Austin postdoc Joel Lehman.  Something that both fascinates me and drives my research is the creativity of natural evolution. If you asked me to solve a particular … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: What do evolution, cancer, and optical character recognition have in common?

This week’s blog post is by MSU postdoc David Knoester. In 2012, cancer accounted for about 1 of every 4 deaths in the United States. That’s 1,500 people each day. By 2020, annual cancer deaths are expected to increase to … Continue reading

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Evolution 101: Neuroevolution

This week we introduce a new occasional blog series: Evolution 101. Enjoy! If you were to ask a random person what the best example of Artificial Intelligence is out there, what do you think it would be? Most likely, it … Continue reading

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