Citing pyribs and CMA-ME

If you use pyribs in your research, please cite it as follows. Note that you will need to include the hyperref package in order to use the \url command.

title = {pyribs: A bare-bones Python library for quality diversity
author = {Bryon Tjanaka and Matthew C. Fontaine and Yulun Zhang and
Sam Sommerer and Nathan Dennler and Stefanos Nikolaidis},
year = {2021},
publisher = {GitHub},
journal = {GitHub repository},
howpublished = {\url{}},

If you use the CMA-ME algorithm, please also cite Fontaine 2020.

author = {Fontaine, Matthew C. and Togelius, Julian and Nikolaidis, Stefanos and Hoover, Amy K.},
title = {Covariance Matrix Adaptation for the Rapid Illumination of Behavior Space},
year = {2020},
isbn = {9781450371285},
publisher = {Association for Computing Machinery},
address = {New York, NY, USA},
url = {},
doi = {10.1145/3377930.3390232},
booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2020 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference},
pages = {94–102},
numpages = {9},
location = {Canc\'{u}n, Mexico},
series = {GECCO '20}