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Sean Luke <[log in to unmask]>
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MASON Multiagent Simulation Toolkit <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 5 Apr 2006 12:17:27 -0400
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Good to hear, Mike.  Do you have a pointer to a PDF or an example  


On Apr 5, 2006, at 10:41 AM, Mike Little wrote:

> Sean,
> It's great to see a new release of MASON. Do you have an on-line
> pointer to a summary of the new features in version 11? (I couldn't
> find anything perusing the /projects/mason location).
> BTW, I may have forgotten to point you to our paper last fall
> that references your recent MASON work:
> Detecting Coordinated Attacks in Tactical Wireless Networks
> using Cooperative Signature-based Detectors. 2005. Mike Little,
> Calvin Ko. IEEE MILCOM 2005.
> -Mike
> Sean Luke wrote:
>> The George Mason University Evolutionary Computation Laboratory
>> and Center for Social Complexity announce a new release of the
>> ECJ evolutionary computation library and MASON multiagent
>> simulation toolkit. Both systems have seen major improvements
>> and revisions since the last release approximately eight months
>> ago. The two systems are also being re-licensed under the
>> Academic Free License version 3.0.
>> ECJ is being released in two versions: a backward-compatable
>> version (14) and a non-backward-compatible version (15) with
>> significant framework revisions. The dual release will
>> (hopefully) give people some extra time to convert to the new
>> version. ECJ 14/15 also has numerous bug-fixes, speed
>> improvements, and a new package (spatial embedding).
>> ECJ can be found here:
>> ECJ CVS access is also available at SourceForge, but
>> has experienced a major hardware failure this
>> past week and CVS access is not expected for several days at the
>> earliest.
>> MASON 11 is a major revision of our multiagent simulator. It
>> sports a new charting and tracking facility, several new problem
>> domains, and a very large number of bug fixes and improvements.
>> MASON can be found here:
>> Sean Luke