|Andrew Lincoln Nelson
||artist : reseacher :
writer : futurist
Andrew .L. Nelson, �Embodied
Life at an Impasse: Can Evolutionary Robotics Methods Be Scaled?�
Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational
(IEEE SSCI�14), Orlando, FL, Dec. 9-12, 2014.
Andrew L. Nelson and Brenae L. Bailey, �Evolution
a Random Walk on a High-Dimensional Manifold Defined by Physical
Implications for Open-Ended Artificial Life,� Proceedings of
Fourteenth Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living
14), New York, NY, July, 2014, pp 847-848, The MIT Press.
A.L. Nelson, �Artificial
and Machine Consciousness,� Proceedings of the AAAI Fall
Series 2013, Arlington, Virginia, USA; Nov, 2013
A.L. Nelson and E. Grant, �Aggregate
and direct competition in evolutionary robotics,� Cell
and Stress Fibers: A Symposium in honor of Keith Burridge,
University of North
Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA; Aug. 2010
A.L. Nelson, G.J. Barlow, and L. Doitsidis, �Fitness functions in evolutionary robotics: A survey and analysis,� Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 57, no. 4, pp. 345-370, Apr. 2009.
A.L. Nelson, E. Grant, �Aggregate selection in evolutionary robotics,� in Mobile Robots: The Evolutionary Approach, eds. N. Nedjah, L. Coelho, L. Mourelle, Studies in Computational Intelligence , vol. 50, pp. 63-88, Springer, 2007. (publisher link)
A.L. Nelson, E. Grant, �Using direct competition to select for competent controllers in evolutionary robotics,� Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 54, no. 10, pp. 840-857, Oct. 2006.
A.L. Nelson, E. Grant, �Developmental analysis in evolutionary robotics,� in Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE SMC Mountain Workshop on Adaptive and Learning Systems (SMCals�06), July 2006, pp. 201-206.
N.B. Almutairi, M.T. Alrifai, A.L. Nelson �Position Control of an Axial Flux Variable Reluctance PM Motor Using Fuzzy Logic,� ACSE International Journal on Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, vol. 5, no. 4, Dec., 2005.
L. Doitsidis, A. Nelson, M. Long, K. Valavanis, R. Murphy, �Experimental validation of a Matlab based control architecture for multiple robot outdoor navigation,� in Proceedings of the Joint 2005 International Symposium on Intelligent Control & 13th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (2005 ISIC-MED), Limassol, Cyprus , June 27-29, 2005.
A.L. Nelson, E. Grant, J.M. Galeotti, S. Rhody, �Maze exploration behaviors using an integrated evolutionary robotics environment,� Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 159-173, Mar. 2004.
A.L. Nelson, E. Grant, T.C. Henderson, �Evolution of neural controllers for competitive game playing with teams of mobile robots,� Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 135-150, Mar. 2004.
G.J. Barlow, T.C. Henderson, A.L. Nelson, E. Grant, �Dynamic leadership protocol for S-nets,� Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA�04), New Orleans LA, Apr. 26-May 1, 2004, vol. 2, pp. 1091-1096.D. Gastelum, T. Jones, A. Agarwal, J. Kothari, S. Bhat, H.K. Lee, E. Grant, A. Nelson, S. Rubin, G.K. Lee, �The development of a testbed for evolutionary learning algorithms for mobile robotic colonies,� Proceedings of the 2004 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems - Western Multiconference, San Diego CA, 2004, pp. 212-217.
A.L. Nelson, L. Doitsidis, M.T. Long, K.P. Valavanis, R.R. Murphy, �Incorporation of MATLAB into a distributed behavioral robotics architecture,� Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS�04), Sendai, Japan, Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 2004, pp. 2028-2035.
Grant, E. Mattos, L. Barlow, G. Nelson, A.L. Luthy, K. Levedahl, B. Lee, G. �Evolutionary neural controllers for mobile robot colonies,� in Proceedings of the World Automation Congress, June 28 - July 1, 2004, vol. 17, pp. 37-42.
A.L. Nelson, E. Grant, G.J. Barlow, T.C. Henderson, �A colony of robots using vision sensing and evolved neural controllers,� Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS�03), Las Vegas NV, vol. 3, Oct. 27-31, 2003, pp. 2273-2278.
Nelson, E. Grant, G.J. Barlow, M. White, �Evolution
behaviors using relative competitive fitness,� Proceedings of the 2003 International
Integration of Knowledge Intensive Multi-Agent
Systems (KIMAS�03) Modeling, Exploration, and Engineering Systems,
A.L. Nelson, E. Grant, G. Lee, �Developing evolutionary neural controllers for teams of mobile robots playing a complex game,� Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI 2003), Las Vegas NV, Oct. 27-29, 2003, pp. 212-218.
A.L. Nelson, E. Grant, G. Lee, �Using genetic algorithms to capture behavioral traits exhibited by knowledge based robot agents,� Proceedings of the ISCA 15th International Conference: Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering (CAINE-2002), San Diego CA, Nov. 7-9, 2002, pp. 92-97.
J. Galeotti, S. Rhody, A.L. Nelson, E. Grant, G. Lee, �EvBots � the design and construction of a mobile robot colony for conducting evolutionary robotic experiments,� Proceedings of the ISCA 15th International Conference: Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering (CAINE-2002), San Diego CA, Nov. 7-9, 2002, pp. 86-91.
A.L. Nelson, E. Grant, T.C. Henderson, �Competitive relative performance evaluation of neural controllers for competitive game playing with teams of real mobile robots,� Measuring the Performance and Intelligence of Systems: Proceedings of the 2002 PerMIS Workshop, NIST Special Publication 990, Gaithersburg MD, Aug. 13-15, 2002, pp. 43-50.
A.L. Nelson, M. Chow, �Characterization of coil faults in an axial flux variable reluctance PM motor,� IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 340-348, Sept. 2002.
S.H. Bernacki, A.L. Nelson, L. Abdullah, J.K. Sheehan, A. Harris, C. William Davis, S.H. Randell, �Mucin gene expression during differentiation of human airway epithelia in vitro. Muc4 and muc5b are strongly induced,� American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 595-604, Apr. 1999.
K. Burridge, A. Nelson, �An in-gel assay for protein tyrosine phosphatase activity: detection of widespread distribution in cells and tissues,� Analytical Biochemistry, vol. 232, no. 1, pp. 56-64, Nov. 1995.
A. Nelson, M. Chow, �Electric vehicles and axial flux permanent magnet motor propulsion systems,� IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Newsletter, vol. 46, no.4, pp.3-6, Dec. 1999.
Andrew L Nelson, �Competitive
Performance and Fitness Selection for Evolutionary Robotics,�
Andrew L. Nelson, �Characterization of Winding Faults in Axial Flux Reluctance Motors in the Context of Electric Vehicle Propulsion Systems,� Master's Thesis, Electrical Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, May 2000.
Lecture Presentation: Introduction to Fuzzy Logic
Lecture Presentation: Introduction to Genetic Algorithms
Lecture Presentation: Introduction to Neural Networks
Lecture Presentation: Introduction to Reinforcement Learning
Dissertation Presentation: Competitive Relative Performance and Fitness Selection for Evolutionary Robotics
IROS 2004 Presentation: Incorporation of MATLAB into a Distributed Behavioral Robotics Architecture
IROS 2003 Presentation: A Colony of Robots Using Vision Sensing and Evolved Neural ControllersPerMIS 2002 Presentation: Competitive relative performance evaluation of neural controllers for competitive game playing with teams of real mobile robots