Dirk V. Arnold
Faculty of Computer Science
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3H 4R2

Phone : 902.494.2691
Fax : 902.492.1517
Email : dirk@cs.dal.ca

Curriculum Vitae


My research interests are in evolutionary computation, optimization, image processing, and computer graphics and animation. A complete listing of publications can be found here or on my Google scholar page. Recent papers include:

X. Gao, S. Brooks, and D. V. Arnold
Automated parameter tuning for tone mapping using visual saliency
Computers & Graphics, to appear, 2015.

M. Hellwig and D. V. Arnold
Comparison of constraint handling mechanisms for the (1,λ)-ES on a simple constrained problem
Evolutionary Computation, to appear, 2015.

N. Hansen, D. V. Arnold, and A. Auger
Evolution strategies
in J. Kacprzyk and W. Pedrycz (eds.), Handbook of Computational Intelligence, Springer, 2015.

J. Porter and D. V. Arnold
Analyzing the behaviour of multi-recombinative evolution strategies applied to a conically constrained problem
in R. Datta and K. Deb (eds.), Evolutionary Constrained Optimization, Springer, 2015.

D. V. Arnold and J. Porter
Towards an augmented Lagrangian constraint handling approach for the (1+1)-ES
Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference. Madrid, 2015.


CSCI 3161: Computer Animation (Fall 12/13)
CSCI 3162: Digital Media (Fall 15/16)
CSCI 4160: Computer Graphics (Fall 15/16)
CSCI 4167/6608: Advanced Computer Animation (Winter 14/15)

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