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FOCAS Jan 1, 2013 - Feb 28, 2016
FOCAS is a coordination action in the area of collective adaptive systems. It provides increased visibility to the research carried out by projects funded by the FOCAS FET Proactive Initiative and others in research fields related to collective adapt... Read More about FOCAS.

Ensembles for Optimisation Sep 1, 2015 - Aug 31, 2016
Optimisation – finding cost-effective or high-performing solutions - is a key economic driver for business today. However, academic literature on search-based optimisation techniques reflects an escalating arms race to produce highly specialized algo... Read More about Ensembles for Optimisation.

Metaheuristics Sep 1, 2000 - Aug 31, 2004
Metaheuristics are widely used to solve important practical combinatorial optimization problems. But the how and why they work effectively for specific problems and for others not, remains a mystery. The overall goal of the Metaheuristis Network is t... Read More about Metaheuristics.

EvoNet II Aug 1, 2000 - Aug 17, 2012
The EvoNet series of conferences continue to be run annually by Jennifer Willies through the Institute of Informatics & Digital Innovation.

Speckled Computing Oct 1, 2003 - Jul 31, 2008
To establish a research infrastructure for realising minute (around 1 cubic millimetre) semiconductor specks which can sense, compute and communicate wirelessly. Specks, scattered or sprayed on the person or surfaces, will collaborate as programmable... Read More about Speckled Computing.

PerAda (PANORAMA) Jan 1, 2008 - May 31, 2011
The project finished on 31/06/11 and was evaluated as "Excellent: the project has fully achieved its objectives and technical goals for the period and has even exceeded expectations"

The reviewers commented: In summary, the project has... Read More about PerAda (PANORAMA).

Scapa Flow Technologies Mar 1, 2005 - Jun 30, 2006
To use evolutionary techniques to develop prototype software that will automatically optimise the performance of Enterprise Java software for large e-commerce systems.

Esave Feasibility Study

Esave Feasibility Study Jul 1, 2012 - Oct 26, 2012
This project undertook the following tasks:

1) An analysis of the existing work flow within the energy audit process used by esave on behalf of their clients.
2) The specification and design of an Android software tool to be... Read More about Esave Feasibility Study.

AvantGuarde Jan 28, 2014 - Mar 27, 2014
Workshop style sessions were held with Avant Garde, their work so far was reviewed and issues relating to performance were examined. We were able to make specific  suggestions to address a number of issues as well as provide training pass on speciali... Read More about AvantGuarde.

BeeFound Feb 25, 2014 - May 24, 2014
A demonstrator has been created which showcases a ranking algorithm and availability matching.

Currently discussions are ongoing regarding a follow on project.

Market Prepare May 28, 2014 - Mar 22, 2015
A feasibility study & demo of tendering and rating software for Market Prepare to increase the work capacity and improve their customer’s experience when booking trade work and dealing with trades people.

Caddie Charger May 1, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014
Focusing on the IT aspects of sound recognition and analysis. The product will be used to monitor the players  playing golf shots using a mixture of location, wi-fi and sounds technologies. Through use of  sophisticated software programmes, the syste... Read More about Caddie Charger.