Welcome to the website of SIGEVO, the ACM Special Interest Group on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation.

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HandaQ GECCO 2018 will take place in Kyoto, Japan, July 15-19.
This will be a unique opportunity to
  • Check the up-to-date research work in the area of Genetic, Evolutionary and Bio-inspired Computing, within 42 Tutorials and 24 workshops in the pre-conference days, and contributed papers from 13 program tracks during the 3-days conference;
  • Present your best work to your peers: Submission for regular papers is now closed, but you can still submit to one of the 24 workshops (see above);
  • Visit the beautiful city of Kyoto, home to 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and many more Japanese national treasures;
  • Enjoy the very popular Gion Festival that will be taking place during GECCO - also meaning that if you consider joining us there, you should probably pre-book your accommodation as soon as possible.

Year17 GECCO 2017 took place in Berlin, July 15-19.
  • 181 full papers and 32 posters have been presented.
  • Check the web site for the results of the Competitions, Humies, Best Paper Awards, ...
  • Photos are available here
  • and videos here

Gecco Network Check the GECCO authorship network presented in Berlin by Gabriela Ochoa, Editor in Chief of GECCO 2017.

You are invited to join SIGEVO, a thriving ACM SIG with over 600 members, and enjoy its Member Benefits:
  • Discounted registration fee for SIGEVO’s annual GECCO Conference
  • SIGEVO’s quarterly on-line newsletter
  • Access to content in the ACM Digital Library provided by SIGEVO, including proceedings, workshop proceedings, tutorial notes, and late-breaking papers from the annual GECCO conference
  • Free subscription to the SIGEVO members email list, with calls, advance and final event programs, and news of interest to the community posted regularly

But SIGEVO is an active SIG, also providing many Community Benefits

If you have suggestions for improvements to our website, or are willing to directly help, please let us know! Our officers' contact details are available here.

Marc Schoenauer
Principal Senior Researcher, INRIA