“Online Selection of Surrogate Models for Constrained Black-Box Optimization” at SSCI 2016

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We are delighted to announce that our recent research work related to online model selection for constrained optimization has been accepted for publication and it will be presented at  "IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence" (IEEE SSCI 2016).  The SSCI 2016 conference will be held in Athens, Greece, from 6th to 9th of December, 2016. Many plenary…

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Young Author Award for Samineh Bagheri

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The 25th Workshop Computational Intelligence 2015, an annual conference held by Computational Intelligence (CI) Chapter of VDI-GMA (Gesellschaft für Mess- und Automatisierungstechnik) in Dortmund, has attributed the Young Author Award to Samineh Bagheri, PhD, scientific member of my research group at Campus Gummersbach. I am very happy for her and congratulate her cordially!

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Modeling and Optimization Seminar at Leiden University

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The research group supervised by Prof. Wolfgang Konen from TH Köln has a collaboration with the Natural Computing group (head: Prof. Thomas H.W. Bäck) of the LIACS Computer Science department at Leiden University. On October,16th, 2015, a seminar took place in Leiden, Netherlands, in which both groups presented their recent research works.

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Erzquell Award for Master Thesis in MONREP Project

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Ms. Samineh Bagheri has won the 3rd price in the annual Erzquell award with her master thesis „Efficient Surrogate Assisted Optimization for Constrained Black-Box Problems“. My most cordial congratulations to her! This thesis is part of the MONREP project (Model-based Optimization for Nonlinear, REstricted Production processes) and it was conducted under my supervision. Samineh Bagheri…

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DAAD price for Samineh Bagheri

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The DAAD price of Cologne University of Applied Sciences (CUAS) goes this year to  Campus Gummersbach. The Iranian master student Samineh Bagheri from the Master programme "Automation & IT" is awarded with this price. My cordial congratulations! More information on this year's DAAD price are found in the official press release of CUAS (in German)….

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Young Author Award for Patrick Koch

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The 24th Workshop Computational Intelligence 2014, an annual conference held by Computational Intelligence (CI) Chapter of VDI-GMA (Gesellschaft für Mess- und Automatisierungstechnik) in Dortmund, has attributed the Young Author Award to Patrick Koch, PhD, scientific member of my research group at Campus Gummersbach. I am very happy for him and congratulate him cordially!

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C4GPF published on GitHub

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The Connect-4 Game Playing Framework (C4GPF) in Java is now published as Open Source on GitHub. Read more …

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CBC price 2013

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The 3. place of the CBC Price 2013 (500 Euro) goes to the Master thesis of Daniel Bertram (On variance reduction methods for accelaration-based 3D gesture data). My cordial congratulations to the winner! CBC is the Cologne Broadcasting Center, provider of IT services for the whole RTL group and other media companies.

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Opitz Innovation Price 2013

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The 1. place of the Opitz Innovation Price 2013 goes to the Bachelor thesis of Markus Thill (Reinforcement Learning with N-Tuple systems for Connect-4). My cordial congratulations to the winner! Read more  in this post on the CIplus webpage (Research Center)

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