1. Ph.D. Theses Directed.
  2. Ph.D. Committee Member.
  3. Master's Thesis Directed.
  4. Master's of Arts Essays Directed.
  5. Master's of Arts  Directed.

A. Ph.D. Theses Directed:

 

Bin Peng, “Knowledge Swarms in Cultural Algorithms for Dynamic Environments”, at Wayne State University, in progress.

 

 

 

Ziad Kobti, “Learning in Dynamic Hierarchical Network Structures in Complex Systems”, at Wayne State University, Fall, 2004.

 

 

 

Sean Che, “Evolution of Decision Systems”, at Wayne State University, in progress.

 

 

 

Alina Lazar, “The Impact of Heuristic Knowledge Discovery Techniques on the Multi-Agent Simulation of Cultural Evolution”, at Wayne State University, Winter 2002.

 

 

 

David Ostrowski, "Using Cultural Algorithms to Evolve Strategies in                Agent Based Models", at Wayne State University, Winter 2002.

 

 

 

Nestor Rychtyckyj, "Using Cultural Algorithms to Re-Engineer Semantic                 Networks", at Wayne State University, Winter, 2001.

 

 

 

Saleh Saleem, Knowledge-Based Solutions to Dynamic Problems Using Cultural Algorithms”, at Wayne State University, Winter, 2001.

 

 

 

Xidong Jin, “Solving Constrained Optimization Problems Using Cultural Algorithms and Regional Schemata”, at Wayne State University, Winter 2001.

 

 

 

George Cowan, "An Evolutionary Computational Approach to the Software Engineering of Evolving Programs", at Wayne State University, Fall , 1999.

 

 

 

Shinin Zhu, “Fuzzy Algorithms with Evolutionary Programming for Real-Valued Function Optimization”, at Wayne State University, Fall, 1998.

 

 

 

 Hassan Al-Shehri, "Evolution-Based Decision-Tree Optimization Using Cultural  Algorithms", at Wayne State University, Spring, 1997.

 

 

 

Chan Jin Chung, "Knowledge-Based Approaches to Self-Adaptation in Cultural    Algorithms", at Wayne State University, Winter 1997.

 

 

 

Ayman Nazzal, "Learning Site-Settlement Patterns From Large Spatio-Temporal Databases With Cultural Algorithms", at Wayne State University, Winter, 1997.

 

 

 

Elena Zannoni, "Cultural Algorithms with Genetic Programming: Learning to Control the Program Evolution Process", at Wayne State University, Fall, 1996.

 

 

 

Michael Cavaretta, "Cultural Algorithms and Real-Valued Function Optimization", at Wayne State University, Fall, 1995 .

 

 

 

Jonathan Maletic, "The Software Service Bay: A Methodology for Knowledge-Based Software Maintenance", at Wayne State University, Fall, 1995.

 

 

B. Ph.D. Committee Member:

 

Robert J. Calin-Jageman, Dept. of Psychology, “Neural Basis of Environmental Regulation of the Aplysia Siphon-Withdrawal Reflex, at Wayne State University, Summer, 2004.

 

 

 

Jeffrey Pfaffman, “Microtubule Learning Models”, at Wayne State University, 2003.

 

 

 

Jon Brewster, Area: Biological Information Processing, Wayne State, 2002.

 

 

 

George Schliess, Area: Learning in Artificial Neural Networks, Wayne State University, 2002.

 

 

 

Jose Juarez-Seqovia, Area: Biological Information Processing, Wayne State University, 2001.

 

 

 

 Nicholas Gessler, “Artificial Cultures”, University of California, Los Angeles, 2000.

 

 

 

 Ahmet Ugur, Area: Artificial Neural Network Learning, Wayne State University, 1998.

 

 

 

Pierre Wijkmann, Area: Evolutionary Computation, University of Stockholm, Sweden, 1997

 

 

C. Master's Thesis Directed:

 

Dawit Yifter, “Agent-Based Models of Early Cultural Evolution”, at Wayne State University, in progress.

 

 

 

Nooshi Zadegan, “Decision-Making and the Evolution of Language”, at Wayne State University, in progress.

 

 

 

Benjamin Carnes, “Embedding Intelligence in 3D Games: A Day in the Life of the Anazazi”, in progress.

 

 

 

Benjamin Carnes, “Embedding Intelligence in 3D Games: A Day in the Life of the Anazazi”, in progress.

 

 

 

 Howard Scheer, “Agent-Based Modeling of Pre-Hominid Decision-Making”, at Wayne State University, Summer, 2004.

 

 

 

Ndella Dioum, “Agent-Based Models of Cultural Evolution”, at Wayne State, Winter 2004.

 

 

 

 Soonwon Kim, “Data Mining of Agent Rules for a Large-Scale Multi-Agent System”, at Wayne State University, Fall, 2002.

 

 

 

Jeff Stefan, “Optimal Path Search Using Cultural Algorithms”, at Wayne State University, Fall, 2002.

 

 

 

 Radu Iacoban, “The Synergy of the Knowledge factors of the Cultural Algorithm When Applied to Static and Dynamic Environments”, at Wayne State University, Fall, 2002.

 

 

 

Steve Goodhall, “Multi-Agent Simulation of Hunter-Gatherer Behavior”, at Wayne State University, Fall, 2002.

 

 

 

Ronald Isles, “Reasoning About Genetic Programs Function and Structure Using Cultural Algorithms”, at Wayne State University, Fall, 2000.

 

 

 

Eva Kala, " Representation Shifts and Hierarchical Search in the Royal Road Problem Using Cultural Algorithms", at Wayne State University, Fall, 1999.

 

 

 

.Michael Sternberg, "Using Cultural Algorithms to Support the Re-Engineering of Rule-Based Expert Systems in Dynamic Performance Environments: A Fraud Detection Example", Winter, 1997.

 

 

 

 William Mosley, "Learning Concepts and Solving the Royal Road Problem Using Cultural Algorithms", at Wayne State University, Winter, 1995.

 

 

D. Master's of Arts Essays Directed:

 

Il-Ryun Pak, "Evolutionary Computation Paradigms: A Survey", at Wayne State University, Winter, 1995.

 

 

E. Master's of Arts  Directed:

 

Anuradha Subramanian, Artificial Intelligence at Wayne State, Fall, 2004.

 

 

 

Vijaya Goli, Artificial Intelligence, at Wayne State University, Fall, 2000.

 

 

 

Christine Pearce, Artificial Intelligence, at Wayne State University, Winter, 1997.

 

 

 

Jim Ganas, Artificial Intelligence, at Wayne State University, Fall, 1996.

 

 

 

Melvin K. Sanny, Artificial Intelligence, at Wayne State University, Fall, 1996.

 

 

 

Tony Saketos, Artificial Intelligence, at Wayne State University, Fall, 1996.