News Archive 2017

UCD Researchers win the Bronze Award for Human-competitive Artificial Intelligence at ACM GECCO

Thursday, 27 July, 2017 

Researchers at UCD's Natural Computing Research & Applications Group (Dr Mike Fenton, Dr Ciaran McNally, Dr Jonathan Byrne, Dr James McDermott, Prof Michael O'Neill and Dr Erik Hemberg (MIT)) have won the 2017 HUMIES Bronze Award for Human Competitive Artificial Intelligence at the annual ACM GECCO 2017 Conference held in Berlin this July.

The award winning work focused on Innovative Truss Design using Grammatical Evolution, and the work was recently published in the IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation.

Pictured from left to right are Erik Hemberg (MIT), Mike O'Neill (UCD) and Mike Fenton (UCD).