ENSO
Released 2010
This package contains software implementing the ENSO approach for evolving symmetric modular neural networks. It also includes examples utilizing ENSO to evolve neural network controllers for simulated and physical multilegged robots.
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Risto Miikkulainen Faculty risto [at] cs utexas edu
Vinod Valsalam Ph.D. Alumni vkv [at] alumni utexas net
IJCNN-2013 Tutorial on Evolution of Neural Networks Risto Miikkulainen To Appear In 2013. Tutorial slides.. 2013

Constructing Controllers for Physical Multilegged Robots using the ENSO Neuroevolution Approach Vinod K. Valsalam, Jonathan Hiller, Robert MacCurdy, Hod Lipson and Risto Miikkulainen Evolutionary Intelligence, 5(1):1--12, 2012. 2012

Evolving Symmetry for Modular System Design Vinod K. Valsalam and Risto Miikkulainen IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 15(3):368--386, 2011. 2011

Utilizing Symmetry in Evolutionary Design Vinod Valsalam PhD Thesis, Department of Computer Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 2010. Te... 2010

Evolving Symmetric and Modular Neural Network Controllers for Multilegged Robots Vinod K. Valsalam and Risto Miikkulainen In xploring New Horizons in Evolutionary Design of Robots: Workshop at the 2009 IEEE/RSJ Internat... 2009

Evolving Symmetric and Modular Neural Networks for Distributed Control Vinod K. Valsalam and Risto Miikkulainen In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO), 731--738, 200... 2009

Modular Neuroevolution for Multilegged Locomotion Vinod K. Valsalam and Risto Miikkulainen In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference GECCO 2008, 265-272, Ne... 2008