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Philosophy & engineering meeting, fPET-2010, call for abstracts extended until 15 January

The 2010 Forum on Philosophy, Engineering & Technology or fPET-2010 (to be held as a one-day intensive event on 9-10 May 2010, Sunday Evening-Monday, at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO) has extended the deadline for abstract submission … Continue reading

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SIGEVOlution Volume 4, Issue 1

The new issue of SIGEVOlution is now available for you to download from: http://www.sigevolution.org The issue features: Computational Intelligence Marketing by Arthur Kordon Pyevolve: a Python Open-Source Framework for Genetic Algorithms by Christian S. Perone Calls & calendar The newsletter … Continue reading

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Tweet for engineering (& computer science) education

The Alliance for Promoting Innovation in Engineering Education (aPIE2) is launching a new initiative,  starting Monday, 19 October 2009 at the 2009 IEEE Frontiers in Education: Twitter for Engineering Education Transformation and Innovation (TwEETI). More information on the TwEETI initiative … Continue reading

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Laura Landweber to present “The evolution of cellular computing: A modern take on Lamarckian inheritance”

Monday, October 12  7:00 pm 1320 Digital Computer Lab 1304 W. Springfield 2009 marks not only the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth but also publication of the first evolutionary theory, Lamarck’s Philosophie Zoologique.  “Lamarckian evolution” is usually distinguished from “Darwinian … Continue reading

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Philosophy for engineers made quick & easy

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CIG-2009 proceedings available online

Pier Luca Lanzi just sent a note saying saying that the proceedings of the 2009 Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG-2009) are now available on-line at http://www.ieee-cig.org/cig-2009/Proceedings/

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The New Issue of SIGEVOlution is Now Available!

The new issue of SIGEVOlution is now available for you to download from: http://www.sigevolution.org The issue features: The issue features: An Interview with Hans-Paul Schwefel with an introduction by Günter Rudolph Memetic Algorithms by Natalio Krasnogor Learning From Failures in … Continue reading

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George Dyson to present at U of I

George Dyson, historian and philosopher of science and author of “Darwin Among Machines” will present two talks as a part of the Colloquium Series “Biology and Beyond”. On September 29th at 7:00p.m. Dyson will present Darwin Among Machines: From Zoomania … Continue reading

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2010 Forum on Philosophy, Engineering & Technology (fPET-2010): Call for papers, 28 Dec 09

fPET-2010, co-organized by IlliGAL lab director, Dave Goldberg, has issued a call for papers: The 2010 Forum for Philosophy, Engineering & Technology (fPET-2010) to be held 9-10 May 2010 (Sunday Evening-Monday) at the Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO USA … Continue reading

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iFoundry iCommunity iLaunch takes place

The Illinois Foundry for Innovation in Engineering Education took place this weekend at the 4H camp at Allerton Park in Monticello, Illinois.  iFoundry freshmen formed an iCommunity consisting of 4 teams.  Many of the ideas in the design of iFoundry … Continue reading

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