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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

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

New Executive Board 2020-21

In the AGM that was held online on May 29th the new Board was elected as follows: Wolfgang Banzhaf (treasurer) Stefano Cagnoni Anna I Esparcia-Alcázar (vice-president and secretary) Francesco Fontanella Mario Giacobini (new in 2020) J. Ignacio (Iñaki) Hidalgo Nuno

SPECIES Scholarships – Application closed

The application process has ended and we are happy to announce that we have received applications from 15 students and 18 potential host institutions. Evaluation has now started. We advise students to have a look at the list of candidate

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 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

IEEE TEVC Special Issue: Evolutionary Computation Meets Deep Learning

IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation Special Issue on “Evolutionary Computation Meets Deep Learning”. The goal of this Special Issue is to investigate both the new theories and methods on how deep learning can be achieved with different evolutionary computation algorithms and how

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