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SPECIES Scholarships 2024: Call for Candidates

SPECIES Scholarships 2024: Call for Candidates

SPECIES is excited to announce up to three scholarships for current research students and recent PhD graduates! This opportunity includes a three-month, in-person internship at one of our selected host institutions, supervised by a dedicated advisor. Program Benefits: Selected candidates

Summer School 2024

Summer School 2024

The SPECIES Summer School is looking for students interested in gaining evolutionary computation and general research work skills, networking with the school mentors and with other students and enjoying a nice stay by the Mediterranean! We specially encourage women and

SPECIES is 10 years old!

SPECIES is 10 years old!

This year sees the tenth anniversary of the foundation of SPECIES. In these years we have guaranteed the continuity of the EvoStar conferences, initiated the SPECIES Scholarships and fostered the rebirth of the Summer School. What should we do in

Summer School 2023

Summer School 2023

The SPECIES Summer School is looking for students interested in gaining evolutionary computation and general research work skills, networking with the school mentors and with other students and enjoying a nice stay by the Mediterranean! We specially encourage women and

Upcoming conferences

EvoStar 2024

EvoStar 2024

The 27th EvoStar conference will take place in Aberystwyth, Wales, United Kingdom, from 3 to 5 April 2024. Join us to discover the latest advances in Evolutionary Computation, meet old friends and/or make new ones. Check the latest news here.

GECCO 2023

The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) 2023 will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 15th to 19th July 2023. The conference will be held in hybrid mode, with all events facilitating online participation. A great opportunity to publish and/or

EvoStar 2023

The 26th EvoStar conference will take place in Brno, Czech Republic from 12 to 14 April 2023. Join us to discover the latest advances in Evolutionary Computation, meet old friends and/or make new ones – in person or online! Check

GECCO 2022

The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) 2022 will take place in Boston, United States of America, from 9th to 13th July 2022. The conference will be held in hybrid mode, with all events facilitating online participation. A great opportunity

EvoStar 2022

The 25th EvoStar conference will take place in Madrid, Spain, from 20 to 22 April 2022. Join us to discover the latest advances in Evolutionary Computation, meet old friends and/or make new ones – in person or online! Check the

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