Invited speaker

James Kennedy

James Kennedy is a social psychologist who has been working with the particle swarm algorithm, which he originated with Russell C. Eberhart, since 1994.  He received his Ph.D. in 1992 from the University of North Carolina, and works for the US Department of Labor in Washington, DC. He has published dozens of articles and chapters on particle swarms and related topics, in both computer-science and social-science journals and Proceedings.  The Morgan Kaufmann volume, "Swarm Intelligence," by Kennedy and Eberhart, is now in its third printing.