Hi. I am Thomas Weise [汤卫思], a computer scientist at the USTC-Birmingham Joint Research Institute in Intelligent Computation and Its Applications (UBRI) belonging to the School of Computer Science and Technology (SCST) of the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) [中国科学技术大学]. I received my doctorate in 2009 at the Distributed Systems Group of the University of Kassel in Germany. For a decade, I have worked on research in the field optimization algorithms, mainly centered around Evolutionary Computation. After all this time, I now look at the simple question: “How can we find out which optimization algorithm perform well, on which problem, and why (without investing much work)?” In other words, I am focusing on benchmarking.
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