Gary B. Parker

B.A. in Zoology from the University of Washington.
M.S. in Computer Science from the Naval Postgraduate School.
Ph.D. in Computer Science and Cognitive Science from Indiana University.

Professor of Computer Science

Computer Science Department at Connecticut College

Co-Organizer of the IEEE CEC 2019 Special Session on Speciation -- extended deadline: 31 January 2019

Coordinator of the Entrepreneurship Pathway

Director of the Computer Science Leaders Program

Spring 2019: COM212, COM310

Previous Courses: COM111, COMP 112-3 at Wesleyan University, FYS120A, FYS121A, FYS122A, FYS123A, FYS124A, FYS125A, FYS128C, COM225, COM307, COM316, COM326, COM407, COM495

Research -- Autonomous Agent Learning Lab (Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Research)

Evolutionary Robotics
Adaptive Learning Systems for Autonomous Robot Control
Gait Generation for Multi-Legged Robots
Cyclic Genetic Algorithms
Punctuated Anytime Learning
Co-Evolving Cooperative Teams of Robots


Movies: ServoBot Gait, ServoBot from Ground Level, Hexapod II, Stiquito (2x speed), COM107 Fall01 Competition, ServoBot Recharging, CrystalBot, TouchBot1, TouchBot2, BlackMamba, COM107 Spring05 Demo, Recharging Robot (2x), Xpilot Evolved Control, Xpilot Evolved Control2, Evolve Sensor Morphology/Control, Evolve Sensor Morphology/Control2

Professional Activities

HFOSS: The Humanitarian FOSS Project -- dedicated to building and using Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) to benefit humanity.

Connecticut College Faculty Profile

Curriculum Vitae

Connecticut College News Stories
Building a better robot
Students - and robots - learn in professorīs robotics lab
Computer science professor takes students to Alaska for conference - and fishing

Office: New London Hall 216