Artificial Life
Artificial life is a broad field that involves imitating life in software, hardware, and biochemistry. Our work in this area focuses on computational modeling of behavior in simulated agents and teams of agents. In many cases, the behavior is modeled using neural networks and developed using neuroevolution. Specific topics include hierarchical and multimodal behaviors, social behavior, cooperation and competition, and communication.
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Adapting Morphology to Multiple Tasks in Evolved Virtual Creatures Dan Lessin, Don Fussell, Risto Miikkulainen To Appear In Proceedings of The Fourteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulati... 2014

Trading Control Intelligence for Physical Intelligence: Muscle Drives in Evolved Virtual Creatures Dan Lessin, Don Fussell, Risto Miikkulainen To Appear In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) 2014,... 2014

Open-Ended Behavioral Complexity for Evolved Virtual Creatures Dan Lessin, Don Fussell, Risto Miikkulainen In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) 2013, 2013. 2013

Accelerating Evolution via Egalitarian Social Learning Wesley Tansey, Eliana Feasley, and Risto Miikkulainen In Proceedings of the 14th Annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2012) 2012

Task decomposition with neuroevolution in extended predator-prey domain Ashish Jain, Anand Subramoney, Risto Miikkulainen In Proceedings of Thirteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living S... 2012

Evolution of a Communication Code in Cooperative Tasks Aditya Rawal, Padmini Rajagopalan, Risto Miikkulainen and Kay Holekamp In Artificial Life (13th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Syste... 2012

Evaluating Modular Neuroevolution in Robotic Keepaway Soccer Anand Subramoney Masters Thesis, Department of Computer Science, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 2012.... 2012

The Role of Reward Structure, Coordination Mechanism and Net Return in the Evolution of Cooperation Padmini Rajagopalan, Aditya Rawal, Risto Miikkulainen, Marc A. Wiseman and Kay E. Holekamp In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG 2011), Seo... 2011

Evolving Multimodal Networks for Multitask Games Jacob Schrum and Risto Miikkulainen In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG 2011), 102... 2011

Constructing Competitive and Cooperative Agent Behavior Using Coevolution Aditya Rawal, Padmini Rajagopalan and Risto Miikkulainen In IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG 2010), Copenhagen, Denmark, A... 2010

Coevolution of Role-Based Cooperation in Multi-Agent Systems Chern Han Yong and Risto Miikkulainen IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, 1:170--186, 2010. 2010

The Necessity of Separating Control and Logic When Grounding Language Using Neuroevolution Yonatan Bisk Technical Report HR-09-05, Department of Computer Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 2009. 2009

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Yonatan Bisk Undergraduate Alumni ybisk [at] yo-tech com
Eliana Feasley Former Ph.D. Student elie [at] cs utexas edu
Brad Fullmer Undergraduate Alumni
Kay E. Holekamp Collaborator holekamp [at] msu edu
Dan Lessin Ph.D. Student dlessin [at] cs utexas edu
Xun Li Ph.D. Student xun bhsfer [at] cs utexas edu
Risto Miikkulainen Faculty risto [at] cs utexas edu
Padmini Rajagopalan Ph.D. Student padmini [at] cs utexas edu
Aditya Rawal Ph.D. Student aditya [at] cs utexas edu
Wesley Tansey Ph.D. Student tansey [at] cs utexas edu
Chern Han Yong Masters Alumni cherny [at] nus edu sg
NEAT C++ The NEAT package contains source code implementing the NeuroEvolution of Augmenting Topologies method. The source code i... 2010

ESP JAVA 1.1 The ESP package contains the source code for the Enforced Sup-Populations system written in Java. This package is a near... 2002

ESP C++ The ESP package contains the source code for the Enforced Sup-Populations system written in C++. ESP is an extension t... 2000

SANE-C The SANE-C package contains the source code for the Hierarchical SANE system, written in C. This package has been rewrit... 1997