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Thursday, August 16, 2012
OUCS's Mark Woehrer wins ALife 13 Best Paper Award
Mark Woehrer at ALife 13
The paper "Sexual Selection, Resource Distribution, and Population Size in Synthetic Sympatric Speciation"(paper) by Mark Woehrer, Dean Hougen, and Ingo Schlupp won the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALife). This is the top honor of the world's premier conference on artificial life. This paper is based on Dr. Woehrer's doctoral dissertation in Computer Science, conducted under the direction of Profs. Hougen (School of Computer Science) and Schlupp (Department of Biology).