GEMS Project

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Genetically Evolving Models in Science

The project aims to create a method for developing scientific theories automatically. This will help address two problems facing scientific development: the ever-growing number of experimental results, and the presence of cognitive limitations and biases.

The project is based at the London School of Economics,


Prof. Fernand Gobet, London School of Economics, is the Principal Investigator for this project.

Project Members

Dr. Laura Bartlett, London School of Economics

Dr. Noman Javed, London School of Economics

Dr. Peter Lane, University of Hertfordshire

Dr. Angelo Pirrone, London School of Economics

Mr. Hugo Stevensen, London School of Economics


This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (Grant agreement No. ERC-ADG-835002).

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