Centre for Emergent Computing to host meeting of the SICSA sub-theme SEABIS (Self-organising, emergent, autonomous, biologically inspired systems) at Edinburgh Napier University


Webpage: http://www.dcs.napier.ac.uk/~emmah/SEABIS/SEABIS.htm

Event Registration:http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2657040279

SEABIS MEETING: Self-organising, emergent, autonomous, biologically inspired systemsThe meetng runs from lunchtime to lunchtime, and includes lunch. In the evening, a social dinner is planned to enable researchers to get to know each other better.The (flexible) agenda is as follows:

The meeting will give an opportunity for SEABIS researchers in Scotland to connect,  discuss common strands of work, and develop opportunities for future collaborations. In particular, we welcome PhD students at the meeting.

Wednesday 11th January

  • 12-1pm Lunch
  •  1pm - Introduction: Emma Hart (and John McCall)
  •  1.15 pm-2.15 pm  Invited Speaker: Dr Gabriela Ochoa, University of Nottingham, Hyper-heuristics and Cross-domain Optimisation Challenge
  • 2.15-4.15pm: Round of current research activities from each institution (10 mins each)
  • Coffee
  • 4.45-5.30 : Funding Opportunities

6.30pm Social Dinner

Thursday 12th January

  • 9am PhD student talks
  • 10-12am Discussion group
  • 12-1: What next - round table discussion

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Associated people

Emma Hart
Director of CEC
+44 131 455 2783
Bio-inspired Computing
The Bio-Inspired Algorithms group within the Centre for Algorithms, Visualisation and Evolving Systems is a large and thriving group with interests in nature-inspired computing that include Evolutionary Computing, Hyper-Heuristics, Artificial Immune Systems and Swarm Intelligence.