Dr. Achiya Elyasaf

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Contacts

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Office: -117 in 37 building
Phone number: 08-6477870
Fax number: 08-6477650
Box number: 79
Office hours: Sun 8:00-10:00

Teaching

Fall 2016-2017 20212031 Systems Programming
Spring 2017 20215141 Workshop on Software Engineering Project
Fall 2015-2016 20212031 Systems Programming
Spring 2016 20215141 Workshop on Software Engineering Project
Spring 2015 20215141 Workshop on Software Engineering Project
Fall 2013-2014 20212031 Systems Programming
Spring 2014 20212091 Computer Architecture and System Programming Laboratory
Spring 2014 20215141 Workshop on Software Engineering Project
Fall 2012-2013 20212031 Systems Programming
Spring 2013 20212091 Computer Architecture and System Programming Laboratory
Fall 2011-2012 20212031 Systems Programming
Spring 2012 20212091 Computer Architecture and System Programming Laboratory
Spring 2012 20212071 System Programming Laboratory
Fall 2010-2011 20212031 Systems Programming
Spring 2011 20212091 Computer Architecture and System Programming Laboratory
Fall 2009-2010 20212031 Systems Programming
Spring 2010 20212091 Computer Architecture and System Programming Laboratory
Spring 2010 20212071 System Programming Laboratory
Spring 2009 20219081 C Programming

Awards & Honnors

2009 - Bronze HUMIE Award (Human-Competitive Results Produced by Genetic and Evolutionary Computation; www.genetic-programming.org) for the paper "GP-Rush: Using Genetic Programming to Evolve Solvers for the Rush Hour Puzzle"
2010 - NEGEV Scholarship for Outstanding PhD students
2011 - Gold HUMIE Award (Human-Competitive Results Produced by Genetic and Evolutionary Computation; www.genetic-programming.org) for the paper "GA-FreeCell: Evolving Solvers for the Game of FreeCell"
2012 - Friedman award for excellence in research. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
2013 - Gold HUMIES award (Human-Competitive Results Produced by Genetic and Evolutionary Computation; www.genetic-programming.org) for the paper "Evolutionary Design of FreeCell Solvers"

Selected publications all BibTex

 
Conference Articles
A. Elyasaf, A. Hauptman, and M. Sipper.. Evolutionary Design of FreeCell Solvers. In IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, vol. 4 of 4, 270 –281, December 2012.
A. Benbassat, A. Elyasaf, and M. Sipper.. More or Less? Two Approaches to Evolving Game-Playing Strategies. In Genetic Programming Theory and Practice X (GPTP 2012), Springer, 2012.
Achiya Elyasaf and Ami Hauptman and Moshe Sipper. GA-FreeCell: Evolving Solvers for the Game of FreeCell. In 13th Annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO 2011, Proceedings, Dublin, Ireland, July 12-16, 2011, Natalio Krasnogor and Pier Luca Lanzi editor, pages 1931--1938, ACM, July 2011.
Achiya Elyasaf and Yael Zaritsky and Ami Hauptman and Moshe Sipper. Evolving Solvers for FreeCell and the Sliding-Tile Puzzle. In Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Symposium on Combinatorial Search, {SOCS} 2011, Castell de Cardona, Barcelona, Spain, July 15.16, 2011, Daniel Borrajo and Maxim Likhachev and Carlos Linares L{\'o}pez editor, AAAI Press, July 2011.
Ami Hauptman, Achiya Elyasaf, and Moshe Sipper. Evolving hyper heuristic-based solvers for Rush Hour and FreeCell. In In Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Symposium on Combinatorial Search (SoCS 2010), Ariel Felner and Nathan R. Sturtevant editor, pages 149-150, AAAI Press, July 2010.
A. Hauptman, A. Elyasaf, M. Sipper, A. Karmon. GP-Rush: Using Genetic Programming to Evolve Solvers for the Rush Hour Puzzle. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2009), Franz Rothlauf editor, pages 955--962, ACM, July 2009.

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