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Stefan Wagner receives the PhD

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Hoooooray! We are very happy to announce that there is a new doctor among us: Dr. Stefan Wagner, chief architect of the HeuristicLab optimization framework has successfully defended his theses titled Heuristic Optimization Software Systems - Modeling of Heuristic Optimization Algorithms in the HeuristicLab Software Environment and has received the title Doctor Technicae from the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria. In his presentation he compared existing software systems and showed the concepts that went into the development of the next generation HeuristicLab which we are going to relea...

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Book presentation

We are proud to make another big announcement! Our book Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming - Modern Concepts and Practical Applications has finally been printed and is available for purchase. On more than 360 pages the book treats the topic of GA theory, GP theory, and describes the concept of offspring selection as a problem-independent enhancement to the performance. On the example of several problem situations the performances are compared and analysed. Finally several applications are described along with results. More details, such as the table of contents as well as several video...

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Updates on the Innovation Award 2009

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We have received further updates from Microsoft regarding the Innovation Award 2009 and were informed that HeuristicLab is among the finalists that are to be presented at the Microsoft Innovation Center in Vienna! So, we will be there on May 7th in a whole-day event where we are going to show the project and talk about applications, technology, and backgrounds. We hope that you meet us there!

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