George Mason University
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George Mason University

Sean Luke

Associate Professor, Computer Science

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  • 703-993-4169 (office)
  • Nguyen Engineering Building, 4436
    4400 University Drive, MS 4A5
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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Biography

Sean Luke is the head of the George Mason University Autonomous Robotics Laboratory. He has taught at George Mason University since 2000. His areas of interest and expertise include stochastic optimization and metaheuristics, evolutionary computation, multi-agent systems and multi-agent learning, autonomous robotics and robot swarms, and simulation development. He is the author of Essentials of Metaheuristics, and of several very widely used open-source software packages, including the MASON multi-agent simulator and the ECJ evolutionary computation toolkit.

Degrees

PhD, Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park (2000)

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Faculty Rank: Associate Professor

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Research

2013 - 2016 : NRI: Small: Online Training of Hierarchical Multirobot Teams. Funded by National Science Foundation.

2013 - 2014 : NSF Supplement Request (RI: Small: Cooperative Coevolutionary Design and Multiagent Systems). Funded by National Science Foundation.

2012 - 2013 : CI-P: Workshop on Enhancing a Large-scale Multiagent Simulation Tool. Funded by National Science Foundation.

Research Interests

Artificial intelligence, stochastic optimization and metaheuristics, evolutionary computation, multi-agent systems and multi-agent learning, autonomous robotics and robot swarms, and simulation development.

Selected Publications

Journal Article

Ant Geometers

Published on July 4, 2016

Book

Essentials of Metaheuristics

Published on June 21, 2013

Paper/Report

ECJ Then and Now

Published on July 15, 2017

Expertise