Tag Archives: Evolutionary Applications

BEACON Researchers at Work: Preventing accidents with evolutionary computation

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Andres Ramirez. Recently, I found myself driving on the wrong side of the road. No, I did not fall asleep. I drove through some parts of New Zealand, … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Video game control with evolved neural networks

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by UT Austin graduate student Jacob Schrum. I often find myself running wildly through the darkened corridors of some decommissioned mining facility, rocket launcher in hand, leaping madly about the hostile … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Using evolutionary computation to enhance breast tumor recognition in microwave images

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Blair D. Fleet. In 2010, I received my B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Morgan State University. During a college visit for graduate school, I became introduced to … Continue reading

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BEACON research featured on Scientific American blog

NESCent‘s Robin Smith was a guest speaker at BEACON’s annual Congress in August. While she was here, Robin learned about all the great interdisciplinary BEACON projects involving Xiaobo Tan’s robotic fish. In landlocked East Lansing, Michigan, you’re unlikely to swim … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Bidding Strategy in Learning Classifier Systems Using Loan and Niching GA

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by North Carolina A&T State University graduate student Abrham Workineh. Nature has given some degree of inherent intelligence to living things.  One definition of  intelligence is the ability to learn from experience, … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Engineering solutions inspired by fish schooling

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by NC A&T graduate student Patrick Wanko. Consider today’s car, with its extensive sensors, diagnostics, processing and data storage, and communication capabilities. A far cry from the highly mechanized vehicles of … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Facial recognition software improved by evolutionary computing

Here is the second installment of the new BEACON Researchers at Work series, from North Carolina A&T graduate student Joseph Shelton. Biometric security systems use biometric identification to determine whether or not an individual is allowed access to a resource … Continue reading

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