Welcome Michael Lones

Welcome to my website. I am a Lecturer in the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. My research is concerned with understanding complexity in biological systems, particularly how this understanding can motivate the design of computational systems, and conversely how computational systems can be used to understand biological complexity.

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Selected Publications

Evolving Classifiers to Recognise the Movement Characteristics of Parkinson's Disease Patients  [PDF]  [link]
M. A. Lones, S. L. Smith, J. E. Alty, S. E. Lacy, K. L. Possin, D. R. S. Jamieson and A. M. Tyrrell
IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation 18(4):559-576, July 2014.

Artificial Biochemical Networks: Evolving Dynamical Systems to Control Dynamical Systems  [PDF]  [link]
M. A. Lones, L. A. Fuente, A. P. Turner, L. S. D. Caves, S. Stepney, S. L. Smith and A. M. Tyrrell
IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation 18(2):145-166, April 2014.

Biochemical Connectionism  [PDF]  [link]
M. A. Lones, A. P. Turner, L. A. Fuente, S. Stepney, L. S. D. Caves and A. M. Tyrrell
Natural Computing 12(2):453-472, December 2013.

Regulatory Motif Discovery Using a Population Clustering Evolutionary Algorithm  [PDF]  [link]
M. A. Lones and A. M. Tyrrell, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 4(3):403-414, July-September 2007.

Enzyme Genetic Programming: Modelling Biological Evolvability in Genetic Programming  [PDF]  [HTML]
Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Electronics, University of York, 2004.

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Conference Deadlines

2015 NASA/ESA Conference on Adaptive Hardware and Systems (AHS 2015)   Previous AHSs →
Montreal, Canada, 15th June 2015, 4 days, Deadline: 06th February 2015
21st Int. Workshop on Cellular Automata and Discrete Complex Systems (AUTOMATA 2015)   Previous AUTOMATAs →
Turku, Finland, 08th June 2015, 3 days, Deadline: 09th February 2015
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