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Martin Pelikan - Current Research
Past Achievements
  • Bivariate Marginal Distribution Algorithm (BMDA)
    (Pelikan, & Muehlenbein, 1998)
  • Bayesian Optimization Algorithm (BOA)
    (Pelikan, Goldberg, & Cantu-Paz, 1998)
  • Hierarchical Bayesian Optimization Algorithm (hBOA)
    (Pelikan, & Goldberg, 2001, 2002)
Current Research
  • Efficiency Enhancement for BOA, hBOA, and other PMBGAs
    1. Parallelization.
    2. Hybridization.
    3. Time Continuation.
    4. Fitness evaluation relaxation.
    5. Prior knowledge utilization.
    6. Incremental and sporadic model building.
    7. Learning from problem-specific experience.
  • Extensions of BOA and hBOA to other domains
    1. Variable length structure representations.
      Computer programs, shapes, ...
    2. Continuous domains.
      Vectors of continuous variables, ...
  • Applications of BOA, hBOA, and other PMBGAs.
    1. Knowledge discovery and data mining.
    2. Statistical physics.
    3. Parameter optimization.






    Last update: Mon Aug 6 21:08:13 CDT 2012 by Martin Pelikan