Evolutionary Algorithms and Swarm-based Optimization Methods

Lecture in Winter 2017/2018



On this web page you can find information about the lecture "Evolutionary Algorithms and Swarm-based Optimization Methods" that is given by Christian Borgelt in winter 2017/2018 at the University of Konstanz. This page will be updated in the course of the semester.

Type of activity: Lecture/Exercise Lesson
Semester week hours: 2+1
Credits: 5
Language: German or English according to preference
Requirements: Basic knowledge in algorithms and data structures as well as mathematics
Certificate: Oral exam (20—30 minutes), see Exam


Learning Objectives:

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Times and Rooms

Day of the Week Time Room Start
Lecture Thursday 11:45 - 13:15 hours M630 26.10.2017
Exercise Lesson Thursday 15:15 - 16:45 hours K503 02.11.2017
(exercise lessons only every other week!)
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If you have questions about the lecture or the exercises, please refer (by email or in person in office Z811) to:

There are no formal office hours. Simply check whether the office door is open (Z811)!

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Exam Admission

The lecture is accompanied by exercise sheets. At the beginning of each exercise lesson, the exercises are voted for. By voting for an exercise, one expresses one's willingness to present something about it. (Suggestions for a solution will be discussed, they need not be correct right away.) To the exam will be admitted, who


The exam will be held orally (20—30 minutes).

The exam date can be scheduled freely with the lecturer.

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Lecture Slides

The lecture slides are under construction and will be made available here as soon as a first English version is completed.

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Exercise Sheets

Here you can find all already prepared exercise sheets as well as the corresponding earliest exercise lesson date at which these exercise sheets will be discussed. However, the exercise sheets may, depending on how the exercise lessons proceed, be (partially) discussed later than the stated date.

Zusätzliches Material:

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