Category Archives: Conferences

Training School: Improving Applicability of Nature-Inspired #Optimisation

The COST Action CA15140 ‘Improving Applicability of Nature-Inspired Optimisation by Joining Theory and Practice (ImAppNIO)’ is organising a training school on the theme of the COST Action: bridging the gap between theory and practice and making nature-inspired search and optimisation heuristics (like for example evolutionary algorithms) more applicable. Participation is free but the number of participants is limited. Application deadline is the 1st of September 2017.  Continue reading

Photos from the #GECCO2017 Industrial Challenge: Monitoring of #Water Quality

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Here are some photos from this year’s GECCO Industrial Challenge, which was held in Berlin.
All Result Information and Data is now available on the Result Page. The industrial partner is Thüringer Fernwasserversorgung (TFW), which provides the dataset. The challenge was organized by the following members of the SPOTSeven Lab:

  • Sowmya Chandrasekaran, TH Köln
  • Martina Friese, TH Köln
  • Jörg Stork, TH Köln
  • Margarita Rebolledo, TH Köln
  • Thomas Bartz-Beielstein, TH Köln

A description of the Challenge reads as follows: Continue reading

Successful Presentations @useR!2017 Brussels

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Last week the useR! 2017 conference took place in Brussels, Belgium. The annual useR! conference is the main meeting of the international R user and developer community. Over 1000 participants came to listen to a broad spectrum of talks ranging from technical and R-related computing issues to general statistical topics of current interest .

Here you find some impressions from the conference: Pictures

The SPOTSeven team gave two presentations:

Here you can find the slides:

The talks enjoyed great participation and resulted in lots of interesting discussions afterwards.