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August 2018

What should we do?

Rather than just certain industries, let’s imagine that every job could, instead of by a human, be performed perfectly well by a machine. Everything that humanity currently produces is still produced, except that people stand… Read More »What should we do?

Why does Lexicase Selection work so well?

The second paper published at ALIFE 2018 was a continuation of my work with Jared Moore on Lexicase Selection. This poster presentation discussed the reasons why Lexicase performs well in our evolutionary robotics task.

What is Stochastic Ontogenesis?

I just returned from ALIFE 2018 where I presented a paper that describes using noise in the genotype-to-phenotype translation of evolved neural networks, when applied to robot control. I called this technique Stochastic Ontogenesis.