Vanessa Volz

E-Mail: vanessa.volztu-dortmund.de Twitter: CIGbalance
Office: 240 (OH 14) Research Gate: V. Volz
Office hours: by appointment Phone: +49 231 755-7730

Research Interests

Topics

  • Computational Intelligence and Games
  • Multi-Objective Optimisation
  • Evolutionary Algorithms
  • Surrogate-assisted Optimisation
  • Computational Mechanism Design
  • Machine Learning

Publications

Peer reviewed

2018
  • Vanessa Volz, Kevin Majchrzak, Mike Preuss. 2018. A Bottom-Up Approach to Explanations for (Game) AI. In Computational Intelligence in Games Conference (CIG 2018). IEEE Press, Piscataway, NJ. To appear.
  • Mike Preuss, Thomas Pfeiffer, Vanessa Volz, Nicolas Pflanzl. 2018. Integrated Balancing of an RTS Game: Case Study and Toolbox Refinement. In Computational Intelligence in Games Conference (CIG 2018). IEEE Press, Piscataway, NJ. To appear.
  • Vanessa Volz, Mike Preuss, Mathias Kirk Bonde. 2018. Towards Embodied and Interpretable StarCraft II Winner Prediction. In Computer Games Workshop at IJCAI 18. To appear.
  • Vanessa Volz, Jacob Schrum, Jialin Liu, Simon M. Lucas, Adam Smith, Sebastian Risi. 2018. Evolving Mario Levels in the Latent Space of a Deep Convolutional Generative Adversarial Network.In Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2018). ACM Press, New York, NY. To appear.
  • Tinkle Chugh, Alma Rahat, Vanessa Volz, Martin Zaefferer. 2018. Towards Better Integration of Surrogate Models and Optimizers. In High-Performance Simulation Based Optimization. Editors: Thomas Bartz-Beielstein, Bogdan Filipic, Peter Korosec, El-Ghazali Talbi. Springer. To appear.
2017
2016
2015

Other

  • Vanessa Volz, Dan Ashlock, Simon Colton, Steve Dahlskog, Jialin Liu, Simon M. Lucas, Diego Perez-Liebana, and Tommy Thompson. Gameplay Evaluation Measures. 2017. In Dagstuhl Reports (Seminar 27471). Vol. 7, Issue 11. Editors: Pieter Spronck, Elisabeth André, Michael Cook, Mike Preuss. 86-129.
  • Dan Ashlock, Cameron Browne, Simon Colton, Amy K. Hoover, Jialin Liu, Simon M. Lucas, Mark J. Nelson, Diego Perez-Liebana, Sebastian Risi, Jacob Schrum, Adam M. Smith, Julian Togelius, Vanessa Volz. Game Search Space Design and Representation. 2017. In Dagstuhl Reports (Seminar 27471). Vol. 7, Issue 11. Editors: Pieter Spronck, Elisabeth André, Michael Cook, Mike Preuss. 86-129.
  • Vanessa Volz. Adaptive Control Systems for verifiably safe Human-Robot Interaction. M.Sc. thesis, University of Bristol (UK), 2014.
  • Vanessa Volz. Suche von Crowdfundingprojekten mit Mahout. B.Sc. thesis, WWU Münster (GER), 2013.

Teaching

Taught courses

Thesis topics

 
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