NCRA represented at Evostar 2018

Takfarinas Saber presented his paper Multi-Level Grammar Genetic Programming for Scheduling in Heterogeneous Networks, which was nominated for a best paper award.  Brendan Cody-Kenny presented his paper Investigating the Evolvability of Web Page Load Time which was a joint paper with Fidelity Investments Ireland. Evostar 2018 took place in Parma, Italy 4-6 April 2018.

Welcome to Dr Takfarinas Saber

The NCRA Group would like to welcome Takfarinas who has joined as a Postdoctoral Researcher. He will be working in close collaboration with Bell Labs, Nokia within the Applications of Evolutionary Design (App’ED) project which aims to bring us closer to automated design tools inspired by the natural world. The tools will be applied to optimise Future Networks & Communications such as 5G networks.

Takfarinas completed his PhD in Computer Science at UCD and obtained both his  B.Sc. in Computer Science and his M.Sc. in Computer Science in 2013 from the University of Nantes in France.

Recent Awards & Best Paper Nominations

David Lynch and Roisin Loughran are lead authors on two papers which have been nominated for Best Paper Awards at the European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP 2016) and the European Conference on the Applications of Evolutionary Computation (EvoApplications 2016), and Prof Michael O’Neill has been awarded a Failte Ireland Conference Ambassador Award 2016 for attracting the ACM GECCO conference to Dublin.