Tag Archives: Evolutionary Computation

BEACON Activity in China

BEACON Director Erik Goodman just returned from a 13-day trip to China, where he met with BEACON-collaborating teams in Shanghai’s Tongji University and at Shantou University in Guangdong Province. In Shanghai, the Tongji researchers also met with MSU Horticulture Prof. … Continue reading

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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: Teaching a Robot to Learn

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho graduate student Travis DeVault. I imagine it would be difficult to find someone working in the field of computer science that did not start with a love … 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 and Software Engineering

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Erik Fredericks. I spent several years in the automotive industry as both a software developer and project manager, developing advanced systems that assisted in preventing accidents. These … Continue reading

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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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Wiley Practice Prize awarded to BEACON's Multi-Criterion Decision Making team

Good news for BEACON and our Multi-Criterion Decision Making team (BEACON faculty Kalyan Deb, Erik Goodman, and BEACON collaborator Dr. Oliver Chikumbo, of Scion, a New Zealand Crown Research Institute). In January, the team submitted a paper for the prestigious … 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: Searching for Innovation

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Texas graduate student Erkin Bahceci. In this blog post, I will describe my research (with Risto Miikkulainen) on competitive multi-agent search, and in particular how I used evolutionary … Continue reading

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