Dr Adam Stanton

Researcher in Adaptive Informatics

Publications

Public Research Profiles

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Peer-reviewed Articles

Lexicase Selection for Multi-task Evolutionary Robotics [2022, Artificial Life] [doi]

Where do successful populations originate from? [2021, Journal of Theoretical Biology]

Viral RNA-dependent RNA polymerase mutants display an altered mutation spectrum resulting in attenuation in both mosquito and vertebrate hosts [2019, PLOS Pathogens]

RecQ helicases in the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum affect genome stability, gene expression patterns and DNA replication dynamics [2018, PLOS Genetics]

Open-Ended Evolution: Perspectives from the OEE Workshop in York [2016, Artificial Life]

Recombination events among virulence genes in malaria parasites are associated with G-quadruplex-forming DNA motifs [2016, BMC Genomics]

Peer-reviewed Conference Papers

Objective Sampling Strategies for Generalized Locomotion Behavior with Lexicase Selection [Lex5 – ALIFE 2021]

When Specialists Transition to Generalists: Evolutionary Pressure in Lexicase Selection [Lex4 – ALIFE 2020]

The Limits of Lexicase Selection in an Evolutionary Robotics Task [Lex3 – ALIFE 2019]

Stochastic Ontogenesis in Evolutionary Robotics [ALIFE 2018]

Tiebreaks and Diversity: Isolating Effects in Lexicase Selection [Lex2 – ALIFE 2018]

Lexicase Selection Outperforms Previous Strategies for Incremental Evolution of Virtual Creature Controllers [Lex1 – 2017, ECAL]

Neuroevolution of Feedback Control for Object Manipulation by 3D Agents [2016, ALIFE]

Incremental Neuroevolution of Reactive and Deliberative 3D Virtual Creatures [2015, ECAL]

Heterogeneous complexification strategies robustly outperform homogeneous strategies for incremental evolution [2013, ECAL]

Broadcast Media

Panel Discussion on Artifical General Intelligence at the Royal Institution, London [July 2019 / January 2020]

Interview on BBC R5Live, Machines that Learn Number [May 2019]

Invited Talks

Reasons to Be Creative Elevator Pitch [September 2015]

Microsoft Research Cambridge [September 2015]

Other published work

AI develops human-like number sense – taking us a step closer to building machines with general intelligence Invited article on theconversation.com [May 2019]

Why do robots look like animals and humans? Invited article on theconversation.com [June 2018]

Recorded talks

Other Media

Bridge-building 3D animats, 2015.