Sunday, September 10, 2006
Tutorials Day at PPSN 2006
Today’s schedule at PPSN included several tutorial talks. I had the opportunity to attend to Darrell Whitley’s tutorial, who gave a very good talk on practical guidelines for using evolutionary algorithms. Next, I went to the tutorial talk about the covariance matrix adaptation evolution strategy (CMA-ES), given by Nikolaus Hansen. I found the talk particularly interesting given the close connection with estimation of distribution algorithms.