2011 Publications


David B. D'Ambrosio, Joel Lehman, Sebastian Risi, and Kenneth O. Stanley (2011)
Task Switching in Multiagent Learning through Indirect Encoding
In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2011, San Francisco, CA). Piscataway, NJ: IEEE (8 pages).

Note: This article is accompanied by a demonstration video at http://eplex.cs.ucf.edu/patrolling.html

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Amy K. Hoover, Paul A. Szerlip, and Kenneth O. Stanley (2011)
Generating Musical Accompaniment through Functional Scaffolding
In: Proceedings of the 8th Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC-2011, Padova, Italy).

Note: This paper is accompanied with a set of musical samples at http://eplex.cs.ucf.edu/fsmc/smc2011/.

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Sebastian Risi and Kenneth O. Stanley (2011)
Enhancing ES-HyperNEAT to Evolve More Complex Regular Neural Networks
In: Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2011). New York, NY:ACM (8 pages)

Nominated for Best Paper Award in Generative and Developmental Systems at GECCO-2011

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Joel Lehman and Kenneth O. Stanley (2011) 
Novelty Search and the Problem with Objectives
To appear in: Genetic Programming Theory and Practice IX (GPTP 2011). New York, NY:Springer (20 pages)

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Amy K. Hoover, Paul A. Szerlip, and Kenneth O. Stanley (2011) 
Interactively Evolving Harmonies through Functional Scaffolding
In: Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2011). New York,NY:ACM (8 pages)

Winner of the Best Paper Award in Digital Entertainment Technologies and Arts at GECCO-2011

Note: This paper is accompanied with a set of musical samples at http://eplex.cs.ucf.edu/fsmc/gecco2011/.

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Joel Lehman and Kenneth O. Stanley (2011) 
Evolving a Diversity of Virtual Creatures through Novelty Search and Local Competition
In: Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2011). New York,NY:ACM (8 pages)

Note: This article is accompanied by demonstration videos at http://eplex.cs.ucf.edu/ns/vc.html

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Joel Lehman and Kenneth O. Stanley (2011) 
Improving Evolvability through Novelty Search and Self-Adaptation
In: Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2011). Piscataway, NJ: IEEE (8 pages)

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Phillip Verbancsics and Kenneth O. Stanley (2011)
Constraining Connectivity to Encourage Modularity in HyperNEAT
In: Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2011). New York, NY:ACM (8 pages)

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Brian G. Woolley and Kenneth O. Stanley (2011)
On the Deleterious Effects of A Priori Objectives on Evolution and Representation
In: Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2011). New York, NY:ACM (8 pages)

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Joel Lehman and Kenneth O. Stanley (2011)
Abandoning Objectives: Evolution Through the Search for Novelty Alone
In: Evolutionary Computation journal (19):2, pages 189-223, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2011 (39 pages)

Note: This article is accompanied by a demonstration video at  http://eplex.cs.ucf.edu/noveltysearch

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Jimmy Secretan, Nicholas Beato, David B. D’Ambrosio, Adelein Rodriguez, Adam Campbell, Jeremiah T. Folsom-Kovarik, and Kenneth O. Stanley (2011)
Picbreeder: A Case Study in Collaborative Evolutionary Exploration of Design Space

In: Evolutionary Computation journal, MIT Press, 2011 (33 pages).

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