Rigorous Research Foundations of Bio-Inspired Computing
  • 2017

  • 09/11/2017 | AAAI-18 Paper Accepted A. Lissovoi, P. S. Oliveto. On the Time and Space Complexity of Genetic Programming for Evolving Boolean Conjunctions
  • 09/11/2017 | Pietro S. Oliveto presents talk at University of Exeter Sexual Reproducton Can Speed Up Optimisation
  • 01/10/2017 | Welcome to George Hall George joins the group as a PhD student.
  • 11/08/2017 | Algorithmica Paper Accepted P. S. Oliveto, T. Paixão, J. Pérez Heredia, D. Sudholt, B. Trubenová. How to Escape Local Optima in Black Box Optimisation: When Non-Elitism Outperforms Elitism. [pdf]
  • 05/08/2017 | IEEE TEVC Paper Accepted D. Corus, P.S. Oliveto. Standard Steady State Genetic Algorithms Can Hillclimb Faster than Mutation-only Evolutionary Algorithms. [arXiv]
  • 20/06/2017 | IEEE TEVC Paper Accepted D.-C. Dang, T. Friedrich, T. Kötzing, M. S. Krejca, P. K. Lehre, P. S. Oliveto, D. Sudholt, A. M. Sutton. Escaping Local Optima Using Crossover with Emergent Diversity. [White Rose]
  • 29/03/2017 | GECCO'17 Papers Accepted Four Rigorous Research papers accepted at GECCO 2017 in tracks including Theory, Complex Systems and GECH.
  • 2016

  • 07/12/2016 | New Algorithmica Paper A. Lissovoi, C.Witt. A Runtime Analysis of Parallel Evolutionary Algorithms in Dynamic Optimization. [pdf]
  • 22/08/2016 | New Algorithmica Paper D. Corus, J. He, T. Jansen, P.S. Oliveto, D. Sudholt, C. Zarges. On Easiest Functions for Mutation Operators in Bio-Inspired Optimisation. [pdf]
  • 16/06/2016 | PPSN XIV: Best Paper Nomination Emergence of Diversity and its Benefits for Crossover in Genetic Algorithms has been nominated for a best paper award at PPSN 2016. [pdf]
  • 30/05/2016 | Paper accepted at PPSN 2016 D-C. Dang, T. Friedrich, T. Kötzing, M.S. Krejca, P.K. Lehre, P.S. Oliveto, D. Sudholt, A.M. Sutton. Emergence of Diversity and its Benefits for Crossover in Genetic Algorithms. [pdf]
    This work was produced in collaboration with researchers from the SAGE EU project.
  • 21/03/2016 | Three Papers at GECCO 2016 D-C. Dang, T. Friedrich, T. Kötzing, M.S. Krejca, P.K. Lehre, P.S. Oliveto, D. Sudholt, A.M. Sutton. Escaping Local Optima with Diversity Mechanisms and Crossover. [pdf] D. Sudholt, J. Perez Heredia, T. Paixao, B. Trubenova, P.S. Oliveto. When Non-Elitism Outperforms Elitism for Crossing Fitness Valleys. [pdf] A. Lissovoi, C. Witt. The Impact of Migration Topology on the Runtime of Island Models in Dynamic Optimization. [pdf]
  • 14/03/2016 | Talk by Pietro Oliveto at Aberyswyth University Pietro presented a talk entitled On the Analysis of Simple Genetic Programming for Evolving Boolean Functions, convering recent work with Andrea Mambrini.
  • 12/03/2016 | EuroGP 2016: Best Paper Nomination On the Analysis of Simple Genetic Programming for Evolving Boolean Functions has been nominated for a best paper award at EuroGP 2016. [pdf]
  • 01/03/2016 | Welcome to Donya Yazdani Donya joins the group as a PhD student.
  • 01/02/2016 | Welcome to Andrei Lissovoi Andrei joins the our research group today to work on the RIGOROUS project.
  • 2015

  • 29/12/2015 | EuroGP 2016 paper accepted.P.S. Oliveto, A. Mambrini. Analysis of Simple Genetic Programming for Evolving Boolean Functions. [pdf]
  • 08/12/2015 | IEEE SSCI 2015 Tutorial presented. Pietro is presenting a tutorial entitled "A gentle Introduction to the Time Complexity Analysis of Evolutionary Algorithms" at IEEE SSCI 2015 conference in Cape Town, South Africa.
  • 01/10/2015 | Welcome to Dogan Corus and John Alasdair Warwicker. Dogan Corus (Research Associate), John Alasdair Warwicker (PhD student) join the group today.
  • 07/09/2015 | Collaborating with the SAGE EU project This week Barbora Trubenova and Tiago Paixao from IST Austria, and Timo Kötzing and Martin Krejca from HPI (Germany) are visiting.
  • 11/07/2015 | GECCO 2015 Tutorial Pietro and Per Kristian Lehre (University of Nottingham) are presenting the Runtime Analysis of Evolutionary Algorithms: Basic Introduction tutorial at GECCO 2015 in Madrid, Spain today.
  • 25/06/2015 | Dagstuhl seminar report published. Dagstuhl seminar report on Theory of Evolutionary Algorithms (seminar no. 15211) has now been published.
  • 01/04/2015 | Welcome to Andrea Mambrini. A warm welcome to Dr Andrea Mambrini, who joins the our research group today.
  • 31/03/2015 | Rigorous Project Starts. The RIGOROUS EPSRC project starts today.
  • 21/03/2015 | GECCO 2015 paper accepted. P.S.Oliveto, D.Corus, J.He, T.Jansen, D.Sudholt, C.Zarges. On Easiest Functions for Somatic Contiguous Hypermutation and Standard Bit Mutations [pdf]
    This work originated from our previous EC-Theory meeting.