Group Meetings

Eplex meetings include brainstorming, student research presentations/discussions, and paper discussions.

Meetings in HEC 438on Fridays at 12:00pm unless otherwise noted.

Spring 2017

February 24 Organizational Meeting
March 3 Justin - NSLC Discussion
March 10
March 17 [NOTE SPECIAL TIME 1-3pm and SPECIAL LOCATION HEC 356] Spring Break
March 24
March 31
April 7
April 14 Jonathan
April 21 Navid Practice Talk
April 28 Justin Proposal Practice
May 5 Lisa Defense Practice

Fall 2016

September 2 Organizational Meeting
September 9 Justin PPSN practice
September 16 No Meeting: Travel
September 23
September 30
October 7 
October 14
October 21 No Meeting
October 28 Greg Proposal Practice
November 4 Felix
November 11 No Meeting: Veteran's Day
November 18 Greg or Jonathan?
November 25 No Meeting: Thanksgiving Break
December 2 Justin proposal stuff
December 9 Joshua

Summer 2016

June 7 Organizational Meeting
June 14 Josh practice talk
June 21
June 28 Justin poster practice
July 5 No Meeting - ALIFE
July 12 Greg practice talk
July 19 No Meeting - GECCO
July 26 No Meeting
July 28 at 2pm Jonathan (NOTE SPECIAL DATE)
August 2 Greg proposal practice
August 9 Navid

Spring 2016

January 11 Organizational Meeting
January 18 No Meeting: MLK Day
January 25 General Meeting
February 1 No Meeting
February 8 Navid
February 15 No Meeting
February 22 No Meeting
February 29 Justin
March 7 No Meeting: Spring Break
March 14 Josh
March 21 Lisa
March 28 Felix
April 4 Jonathan
April 11 Greg Practice Proposal
April 18 Brainstorming
April 25

Fall 2015

September 1 Organizational Meeting
September 8 Brainstorming

September 15 -
September 22 Ken: practice talk
September 29 No Meeting: Ken out of town
October 6 -
October 13 Joshua: RAAHN
October 20 Brainstorming
October 27 Lisa practice proposal
November 3 Greg
November 10 Navid: Deep Learning
November 17 NSF
November 24 -
December 1 Jonathan
December 8 ?
December 15 ?

Summer 2014

May 15 Organizational Meeting (Note Special Time: Thursday at 12pm in HEC 438)
May 20 No Meeting

May 27 Paul Workshop Practice Talk
June 3 Justin GECCO Practice
June 10 CANCELLED: Paul Practice Proposal
June 17 Amy Practice Defense
June 19 NOTE SPECIAL TIME: Paul Practice Proposal 4pm room TBD
June 24 No Meeting (Ken out of town)
June 26 Amy Dissertation Defense (not an official EPlex Meeting time)
room HEC 356 at 3pm
July 1 CANCELLED: Justin ALIFE Practice (shifted to July 22)
July 8 No Meeting (WCCI/CEC)
July 15 No Meeting (GECCO)
July 22 Paul and Lisa: Poster Practices  Justin ALIFE Practice also in this meeting.
July 29 No Meeting (Leave for Alife)
August 5 Probably No Meeting (Moving)

 

Spring 2014

January 9 Organizational Meeting
January 16 No Meeting
January 23 Brainstorming/ papers discussion
January 30 No Meeting - ARO Visit
February 6 (Note move to room HEC 450) Possible Conflict
February 13 Bryan
February 20 Greg - multiobjective issues
February 27 Brainstorming
March 6 Spring Break
March 13 Brainstorming
March 20 No meeting
March 27 No meeting
April 3 Possible Conflict
April 10 Greg
April 17 Greg Proposal Practice
April 24 Paul Proposal Practice

Fall 2013

August 22 Organizational Meeting
August 29
September 5 No Meeting (Ken out of town)
September 12 No Meeting (Ken out of town)
September 19 Amy Grace Hopper Practice
September 26
October 3 CANCELLED
October 10 Paul WIN (need to reschedule)
October 17 No meeting (room taken)
October 24 Group Discussion
October 31 Paper Discussion
November 7 Justin
November 14 No Meeting (Ken out of town)
November 21 Lisa
November 25 No Meeting (formerly scheduled to be Greg)
November 28 No Meeting (Thanksgiving)
December 5 Greg
December 12

Summer 2013

May 1 Organization Meeting
May 21 Antonis ICCC practice talk
May 28 Amy ICCC practice talk
June 4 Justin GECCO practice talk
June 11 No Meeting
June 18 Discuss Response
Jun 25 Greg GECCO practice talk
July 2 Lisa project discussion
July 9 GECCO
July 16 No Meeting 
July 23 No Meeting
July 30 No Meeting
August 6 Paul practice

Spring 2013

January 9 Organization Meeting (Shifted to 5pm just for today)
January 16 No Meeting (Ken out of town)
January 23 Amy practice proposal
January 30 No Meeting (Ken out of town)
February 6 [Amy may propose this week]
February 13 
February 20 Brainstorming
February 27 Antonios Liapis introduction
March 6 No Meeting (Spring Break)
March 13 Lisa
March 20 Paul
March 27 
April 3 Paper Discussion TBD
April 10 Brainstorming
April 17 Antonios Liapis?
April 24 (Finals)

Fall 2012

August 22 Organaizational Meeting
August 29
September 5 Brainstorming
September 12
September 19
September 26 Amy - AIIDE/MUME practice
October 3
October 10
October 17 Greg
October 24 Paul
October 31
November 7 Justin
November 14 Lisa (cancelled)
November 21 (Thanksgiving this week)
November 26 Lisa (room HEC 356 as usual)
November 28 Andreas
December 5

Summer 2012

June 12 Organaizational Meeting
June 19 Paul - picbreeder app discussion
June 26 Joel - reactivity
July 3 Joel - divergent search
July 10 No meeting - GECCO
July 17 Ken - post-PhD research and employment
(July 18-23 is Alife)
July 24 Greg

Spring 2012

January 19 Organize    NOTE: Room 356 at 5pm
January 26 No Meeting
February 2  Brainstorming: CPGs                NOTE: Room 438
February 9                  NOTE: Room 450 from this date forward
February 16 Ben
February 23 Sebastian Practice Defense
March 1 Paul: MaestroGenesis / Michael Roberts Presentation / Ben's system
March 8 Spring Break
March 15
March 22 (No Meeting)
March 29 Sebastian Defense?
April 5
April 12 David
April 19 Paul: WIN
April 26 Joel Practice Defense
May 25 Brian Practice Defense

 

Fall 2011

August 30th Organize
September 6 Brainstorming
September 13 David IROS Practice
September 20
September 27 (IROS)
October 4 Joel - art stuff
October 11 Phillip Practice Defense
October 18 No Meeting
October 25 Ben
November 1 No Meeting
November 8 Brainstorming
November 15
November 22 Brian *scheduled late (Thanksgiving Week)
November 29 Amy Practice Proposal?
December 6
December 13

Summer 2011

Practices: Amy (3), Brian, Joel (2), Phillip, Sebastian (2)

May 17 Organize
May 19 (Thursday) 4pm Phillip Practice GECCO talk NOTE SPECIAL DAY
May 24 Joel (CEC) + Ben
May 31 Amy (EMM) + Sebastian (GECCO)
June 2 (Thursday) 4pm Sebastian (invited talk) NOTE SPECIAL DAY
June 7 No meetng
June 14 Brian (GECCO)
June 21 Amy (GECCO + SMC)
June 28 Joel (GECCO)
July 5 No Meeting
July 12 No Meeting (GECCO)
July 19 Brainstorming / Discuss GECCO
July 26 Paul - EPlex-related
August 2
August 9

Spring 2011

January 24 Organize
January 31 No meeting
February 7 Brainstorming
February 14
February 21 Amy
February 28 Joel
March 7 No Meeting : Spring Break
March 14
March 21 David practice defense
March 28 Sebastian (flower)
April 1 (Friday) David D'Ambrosio Dissertation Defense 10am-12pm
April 4
April 11 Kristin
April 18
April 25 (last day of classes)
May 2 Brian practice proposal? (during finals)

Fall 2010

September 7 Organize
September 14 Phillip 
September 21 Paul
September 28 Come to lab in morning (9am) ; 
October 5 Ken SPLASH Practice?
October 12 Jason Defense Practice
October 19 No meeting (out of town)
October 26 Phillip practice proposal
Friday October 29 Jason Gauci Defense HEC 356 10am-12pm
November 2 No meeting
November 9 Sebastian proposal practice
November 16 Brian
November 23
November 30
December 7

 

Summer 2010

May 25 Organize
June 1
June 8  Paper Discussion http://www.pnas.org/content/102/39/13773.abstract
           Also see: https://www.msu.edu/~jclune/webfiles/publications/Clune-ModularityInHyperNEAT-Gecco2010.pdf
June 15 Joel (2 GECCO talks)
June 22 Sebastian (GECCO)
June 29 No Meeting
July 6 GECCO
July 13 TBD
July 20 Amy
July 27 Sebastian (SAB)
August 3
August 10 No meeting
August 17 Jason and Brian Practice Posters for PPSN

 

Spring 2010

January 20 Organize; NOTE NON-STANDARD TIME: WEDNESDAY at 4pm in NON-STANDARD ROOM: 450
January 25 No meeting
February 1 Writing Discussion
February 8 Randy
February 15 Brainstorming
February 22 Brian
March 1 Joel - Proposal Practice ?
March 8 No meeting (Spring Break)
March 15
March 22 Phillip
March 29
April 5 Phillip GECCO Practice
April 12
April 19 David - AAMAS Practice
April 26 [Last day of class]

 

Fall 2009

August 27 Organize
September 3
September 10 No meeting (CIG)
September 17 Joel
September 24 No meeting (Ev. Bio.)
October 1 Brainstorming
October 8
October 15 No meeting (IROS/AIIDE)
October 22 Andrea
October 29 No meeting (DARPA)
November 5 Paper Discussion
November 12 Jason
November 19 Sebastian
November 26 No meeting (Thanksgiving)
December 3
December 4 Meeting with Michael Roberts (Time: 2pm)

 

Summer 2009

May 21 Organize
May 28
June 4 Paper Discussion
June 11 Erin Defense Practice
June 18 Sebastian GECCO Practice
June 25 No meeting (attend Erin's Defense June 22-25)
July 2 Voluntary GAR 1.1 Beta Test Meeting and Promotional Planning
July 9 No meeting (GECCO)
July 16 Brainstorming
July 23 Paper Discussion
July 30 Discuss Book
August 6

Spring 2009

January 15 Organize
January 22 No meeting
January 29 JT
February 5 No meeting: Prof. Erik Antonsson visits on the 6th
February 12 Erin (in lab- game testing)
February 19 Joel
February 26 Brainstorming
March 5 No meeting
March 12 No meeting: Spring Break
March 19 Paper Discussion
March 26 David (practice proposal)
April 2 No meeting
April 9 Paper Discussion
April 16 Sebastian
April 23
April 30
May 7

 

Fall 2008

September 17 Organize
September 24 Brainstorming
October 1
October 8 David
October 15 Phillip
October 22 No meeting (Out of town)
October 29 Brainstorming
November 5
November 12 Jason (practice?)
November 19 Sebastian
November 26 No meeting (Thanksgiving)
December 3 No meeting (Leave town)
December 10

 

Summer 2008

May 15 Organize
May 22
May 29 Erin &co
June 5
June 12 Joel Lehman
June 19 No meeting
June 26 Li
July 3 Paper Discussion
July 10 No meeting (GECCO/AAAI)
July 17 No meeting (GECCO/AAAI)
July 24 Brainstorming
July 31
August 7 No meeting (Alife XI)

Spring 2008

January 17 Organizational Meeting
January 24
January 31 Brainstorming
February 7 JT
February 14 No meeting
February 21
February 28 Amy practice
March 6 Jimmy practice
March 13 (Spring Break)
March 20 Phillip
(EvoMUSART is March 26-28)
March 27
April 3 David
(CHI is April 5-10)
April 10 No meeting
April 17 Jason
April 24 ?

Fall 2007

August 28 Organizational Meeting
September 4th Brainstorming
September 11th Paper Discussion: Open Ended Evolution Paper
September 18th No Meeting
September 25th ??
October 2nd Joel Lehman
October 9th Paper Discussion: More on Open Ended Evolution
Octoer 16th  Paul Wiegand
October 23rd JT
October 30th Paper Discussion: TBD
November 6th Brainstorming
November 13th Li
November 20th (before Thanksgiving) no meeting or TBD
November 27th Erin: Proposal Practice
December 4th (finals)
December 11th (day after finals)

Summer 2007

May 18 Jason Gauci practice talk
May 25 David D'Ambrosio practice talk
June 1  No Meeting
June 8  No Meeting
June 15 No Meeting
June 22 Toyota Discussion
June 29 No Meeting
July 3 *Note special Tuesday date*
July 6 No Meeting (GECCO)
July 13 No Meeting (GECCO)
July 20 TBD
July 27 TBD
August 3 TBD
August 10 TBD

Spring 2007

Jan. 12 Organizational Meeting
Jan. 19 (start at 4pm) Jimmy Secretan on Cluster Usage
Jan. 26 No Meeting
Feb. 2 WebNEAT
Feb. 9 No Meeting (Grad Seminar)
Feb. 16 David D. and Jason G. research presentation
Feb. 23 (Vision lecture)
Mar. 2 No meeting
Mar. 9 Brainstorming: HyperNEAT applications
Mar. 16 No Meeting: Spring Break
Mar. 23 Erin: CIG Practice Talk
Mar. 30 No Meeting: CIG
Apr. 6 No Meeting: CIG
Apr. 13 Amy Hoover
Apr. 20 TBD (Eric? Bjorn?)
Apr. 27 (Finals)

Fall 2006

Sept. 1 Organizational Meeting
Sept. 8 (special time 1-3pm on this day) Online Art
Sept. 15 (special start time 3:30pm) Erin
Sept. 22 (special start time 3:30pm) Adelein - amorphous computing
Sept. 29 CPPNs for connectivity/weight patterns
Oct. 6 No meeting
Oct. 13 No meeting (AAAI Symposium on Developmental Encoding)
Oct. 20 Research Planning
Oct. 27 Jason
Nov. 3 "CAD"-like CPPN program and Musical CPPNs
Nov. 10 Phillip
Nov. 17 Ben
Nov. 24 No Meeting: Thanksgiving
Dec. 1 Rob Bird from Red Lambda (also Paper writing and latex)
Dec. 8 Meet? (Last day of finals)

Summer 2006

May 19 Organizational Meeting
May 26 Brainstorming
June 2 Paper Discussion: TBD
June 9 Brainstorming
June 16 David A.
June 23 No meeting
June 30 Adam
July 7 No meeting
July 14 No meeting
July 21 No meeting
July 28 David D.
August 4 Brainstorming

Spring 2006

Feb 10 Organizational meeting
Feb 24 Paper discussion
March 3 Brainstorming session
March 10 Paper discussion
April 7 David D. presents his research
April 14 Nick and David A. present their research one before the other
April 21 Brainstorming
April 28 Finals- may or may not meet