Kenneth O. Stanley

kennethostanley@gmail.com
Twitter: @kenneth0stanley

Currently Deciding What's Next

Previously:
Open-Endedness Team Leader at OpenAI
Head of Core AI Research at Uber AI
Founder and co-Chief Scientist at Geometric Intelligence (sold to Uber)
Charles Millican Professor in Computer Science at
University of Central Florida


Inventor (with many distinguished colleagues) of NeuroEvolution of Augmenting Topologies (NEAT), Hypercube-based NEAT (HyperNEAT), evolvable substrate HyperNEAT (ES-HyperNEAT), compositional pattern producing networks (CPPNs), novelty search (NS), functional scaffolding for musical composition (FSMC), minimal criterion coevolution (MCC), Go-Explore, the paired open-ended trailblazer (POET), Evolution through Large Models (ELM) & many more

Creator (with many distingished colleagues) of Picbreeder, NERO, Galactic Arms Race, Petalz & many more

Author (with Joel Lehman) of Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned: The Myth of the Objective

Co-founder (with Gary Marcus, Zoubin Ghahramani, and Doug Bemis) of Geometric Intelligence (acquired by Uber)

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