I just got an email from Martin Butz about a discussion session being planned for IWLCS 2010 and his request to pass it along. Hope all is well and you are going to attend GECCO this year. Regardless if you attend or not: Jaume asked me to lead a discussion session on “LCS representations, operators, […]
Ryan Urbanowicz has released Python versions of GAssits and GALE!!! Yup, so excited to see a new incarnation of GALE doing the rounds. I cannot wait to get my hands on it. Ryan has also done an excellent job porting UCS, XCS, and MCS to Python and making those implementations available via “LCS & GBML central” for […]
Today I finished migrating the LCS & GBML Central site from its original URL (http://lcs-gbml.ncsa.uiuc.edu) to a more permanent and stable home located at http://gbml.org. The original site is already currently redirecting the trafic to the new site, and it will be doing so for a while to help people transition and update bookmarks and […]
If you are planning to submit a paper for the 2010 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, the deadline is January 13, 2010 (and now extended to January 27th). You can find more information at the GECCO 2010 calendar site.
Below you may find the slides of the GECCO 2009 tutorial that Jaume Bacardit and I put together. Hope you enjoy it. Slides Abstract We are living in the peta-byte era.We have larger and larger data to analyze, process and transform into useful answers for the domain experts. Robust data mining tools, able to cope […]
Last week Pier Luca Lanzi was visiting IlliGAL. Yesterday, before he left for Chicago, we went for one last brunch. He mentioned that he liked a lot the videos we shot during NIGEL 2006. Thinking about it we agreed would be useful to recover the videos and upload them into some of the usual video […]
The deadline for the special issue on Metaheuristics for Large Scale Data Mining to be published by Springer’s Memetic Computing Journal has been extended till May 31, 2009. More information can be found in this post at LCS & GBML Central.
LCSweb was designed to allow researchers and those seeking to use Learning Classifier Systems within applications access to material on LCS and discussion between members of the LCS community. The site served this community since its was started by Alwyn Barry in 1997. Enhanced and maintained later by Jan Drugowitsch, LCSweb became a valuable community […]
After attending Albert Orriols’s Ph.D. thesis defense, I ended wondering how many of the question I posted in mine have not been solved. The answer, quite a bit. So, I just decided to dig it up, and put it up here. Yes, the thesis was not written in English (in those days my fellowship had […]