Tag Archives: Evolutionary Applications

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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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: 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: In Search of The Perfect Password

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by NC A&T graduate student Joshua Adams. Passwords are a problem. They are easy to forget and if you write them down, they can be stolen. If you’re like me, you probably … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Applying evolution to telecommunications

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU postdoc Matt Rupp. As a researcher, I have never been completely comfortable dedicating myself to a single field of study. My formal background in both computer science and evolutionary … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Developing interactive evolutionary computation for machine learning games

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by University of Texas at Austin graduate student Igor Karpov. When thinking about parts of my work that are most relevant to BEACON, several topics come to mind simultaneously. To avoid making … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Improving Biometric Security with Evolutionary Algorithms

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by North Carolina A&T State University graduate student Aniesha Alford. We all remember the events that occurred on September 11, 2001. I was a sophomore in high school, and I can still … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Evolving Robotic Fish

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Jianxun Wang. Have you ever imagined that you could swim with robotic fish someday? This may happen in the near future. More surprisingly, these robots would be capable … Continue reading

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