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FoCAS@ECAL Workshop: Steering Complex Adaptive Systems & Fundamentals of Collective Adaptive Systems

ECAL 2015 was the 13th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2015) held in York, UK, from 20-24 July 2015, hosted by the York Centre for Complex Systems Analysis at The University of York. The FoCAS Coordination Action joined forces

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FoCAS Sponsor Best Paper Award at ALA 2015

Building on a continuing relationship with the ALA workshop (Adaptive Learning Agents), FoCAS sponsored a Best Paper Award for this workshop held at AAMAS 2015 in Istanbul on 5 May 2015. The winning paper award was presented to Anna Harutyunan

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FoCAS @Evostar2015

The FoCAS projects Swarm Organ and ASSISI_bf showed off their research at the EvoStar conferences in Copenhagen in April 2015, taking part in a poster and demo session organised in conjunction with the FoCAS coordination action. Swarm Organ Coordinator James

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FoCAS sponsor keynote speaker Justin Werfel at ECAL 2015

FoCAS is sponsoring invited keynote speaker Dr Justin Werfel’s (Harvard University) at ECAL, the European Conference on Artificial Life held 20-24 July 2015 in York, UK Preview of Dr Werfel’s talk Talk title: Termite-inspired robots and evolved death: environmentally-mediated coordination

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FoCAS sponsor two travel bursaries for doctoral symposium at AAMAS 2015

FoCAS was pleased to sponsor two travel bursaries for the AAMAS doctoral symposium held on 5 May 2015 in Istanbul. AAMAS, the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-agent Systems, provided a doctoral mentoring programme aimed at PhD students in

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FoCAS Best Paper Award at SEAMS 2015

FoCAS are pleased to announce that Luca Sabatucci and Massimo Cossentino won the FoCAS sponsored Best Paper Award at SEAMS 2015 (10th International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems) with their paper titled: “From Means-End Analysis to

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ASCENS Spring School 2015

ASCENS Spring School

Spring School on Engineering Collective Autonomic Systems The ECAS Spring School was a success. The school provided a comprehensive overview of the results of the ASCENS project on collective self-aware autonomic systems to 35 PhD students. The presentations covered theoretical

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Prof. Jon Timmis @ The Edinburgh International Science Festival: Can robots evolve?

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A video conversation between Jon Timmis and Alan Winfield – can robots evolve? Introduced by Prof. Alan Winfield (UWE) Sunday 12 April at 8pm in the Main Hall at Summerhall, Edinburgh As robots increasingly are becoming more embedded within everyday

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1st Workshop on Distributed Adaptive Systems

Workshop chairs from FoCAS and Allow Ensembles Tuesday 7th July 2015 @ ICAC 2015, Grenoble, France The following papers have been accepted: Thomas Preisler, Tim Dethlefs and Wolfgang Renz. Middleware for Constructing Decentralized Control in Self-Organizing Systems Kaoutar Hafdi and

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FoCAS related Dagstuhl Seminars

Collective Adaptive Systems: Qualitative and Quantitative Modelling and Analysis Modern systems are often structured as complex, multi-layered networks of interconnected parts, where different layers interact and influence each other in intricate and sometimes unforeseen ways. It is infeasible for human

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