Lockett and Waters win awards
Alan Lockett received a runner-up award for the Best Overall Paper at
the 2013 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary
Computation for his paper
Analysis of Performance in Evolutionary Algorithms. Alan received
his PhD with the NNRG last year and is currently a postdoctoral
researcher at IDSIA, Switzerland.
Austin Waters and Risto Miikkulainen received an IAAI Deployed
Application Award at the
Conference for their paper on
Learning Support for Graduate Admissions. GRADE is used in the
UTCS Department to evaluate applicants to the PhD program, reducing
the workload of the admissions committee by 74%.