Refereed Conference Publications (undergraduate researchers are marked with *)
The Effect of Communication on the Evolution of Cooperation in a Multi-Agent System
The Evolution of Kin Inclusivity Levels
Using Reproductive Altruism to Evolve Multicellularity in Digital Organisms
An ecology-based evolutionary algorithm to evolve solutions to complex problems
Artificial Life Conference, East Lansing, MI, 2012.
Problem Decomposition Using Indirect Reciprocity in Evolved Populations
Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Montreal, CA, 2009.
Ecological Approaches to Diversity Maintenance in Evolutionary Algorithms
IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life, Nashville, TN, 2009.
Investigations in Meta-GAs: Panaceas or Pipe Dreams
Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Washington, D.C., 2005.
Kin-Selection: The Rise and Fall of Kin Cheaters
9th annual Artificial Life Conference, Boston, MA, 2004.
Written PhD Exams
Automated Problem Decomposition in Evolutionary Algorithms
Evolving Solutions to Complex Problems with an Ecology-Based Algorithm