Category Archives: Conferences

CfP: Parallel Computing and Surrogate Models in Multiobjective Optimization 

The special session Parallel Computing and Surrogate Models in Multiobjective Optimization (PSMO) will be held at BIOMA 2018. The submission deadline is 1 December 2017. The special session papers have to be submitted via the BIOMA 2018 submission page. Important: Only long papers (S2) with a maximum of 12 pages will be accepted. The accepted papers will be published, together with other conference papers, in a Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) volume by Springer. Detailed instructions for paper preparation can be found on the BIOMA 2018 submission page:

Training School: Improving Applicability of Nature-Inspired #Optimisation

The COST Action CA15140 ‘Improving Applicability of Nature-Inspired Optimisation by Joining Theory and Practice (ImAppNIO)’ is organising a training school on the theme of the COST Action: bridging the gap between theory and practice and making nature-inspired search and optimisation heuristics (like for example evolutionary algorithms) more applicable. Participation is free but the number of participants is limited. Application deadline is the 1st of September 2017.  Continue reading

Photos from the #GECCO2017 Industrial Challenge: Monitoring of #Water Quality

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Here are some photos from this year’s GECCO Industrial Challenge, which was held in Berlin.
All Result Information and Data is now available on the Result Page. The industrial partner is Thüringer Fernwasserversorgung (TFW), which provides the dataset. The challenge was organized by the following members of the SPOTSeven Lab:

  • Sowmya Chandrasekaran, TH Köln
  • Martina Friese, TH Köln
  • Jörg Stork, TH Köln
  • Margarita Rebolledo, TH Köln
  • Thomas Bartz-Beielstein, TH Köln

A description of the Challenge reads as follows: Continue reading