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Comments from previous scholarship holders

This is what they said: “The SPECIES scholarship was a great opportunity for me to get to know and collaborate with a different research group in the field of evolutionary computation. The 3-month format allows for deep and productive discussions

SPECIES Scholarships 2021

SPECIES Scholarships 2021

SPECIES offers a total of three scholarships in its areas of interest, for PhD students or recent graduates to work with one of the available research groups, involving an internship of three months. +info in the Scholarships page  

Executive Board Elections 2021

All SPECIES members are now invited to vote for the new Executive Board The list of candidates for the period 2021-22 is as follows: Penousal Machado, University of Coimbra. Statement Sara Silva, University of Lisbon, Portugal Statement Nuno Lourenço, University

SPECIES YouTube channel

SPECIES YouTube channel

Have you checked the SPECIES YouTube channel? You will find highlights from EvoStar 2021: the keynote lectures by Jose A Lozano and Roberto Serra, the closing session with all the awards (in particular, the EvoStar Award to Gabriela Ochoa) and

Upcoming conferences

EvoStar 2021 in Sevilla

The 24th EvoStar conference will take place (hopefully!) in Seville, Spain, from 7 to 9 April 2021. Join us to discover the latest advances in Evolutionary Computation, meet old friends and/or make new ones – in person or online! Check

EvoStar 2020

EvoStar, an event organized by SPECIES, will be held in Seville, Spain. EvoStar comprises of four co-located conferences run each spring at different locations throughout Europe. These events arose out of workshops originally developed by EvoNet, the Network of Excellence in Evolutionary

Evostar 2018

Evostar About EvoStar comprises of four co-located conferences run each spring at different locations throughout Europe. These events arose out of workshops originally developed by EvoNet, the Network of Excellence in Evolutionary Computing, established by the Information Societies Technology Programme

EuroGP 2018

21st European Conference on Genetic Programming About EuroGP is the premier annual conference on Genetic Programming, the oldest and the only meeting worldwide devoted specifically to this branch of evolutionary computation. It is always a very enjoyable event attracting participants

EvoMUSART 2018

7th International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Music, Sound, Art and Design About Following the success of previous events and the importance of the field of computational intelligence, specifically, evolutionary and biologically inspired (artificial neural network, swarm, alife) music, sound,

Relevant Journals

Evolutionary Computation

Evolutionary Computation is the leading journal in its field. It provides an international forum for facilitating and enhancing the exchange of information among researchers involved in both the theoretical and practical aspects of computational systems drawing their inspiration from nature, with

IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation

IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation publishes archival quality original papers in evolutionary computation and related areas including nature-inspired algorithms, population-based methods, and optimization where selection and variation are integral, and hybrid systems where these paradigms are combined. Purely theoretical papers