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

Latest News

HPI FOGA 2019 will take place in Potsdam, Germany, August 26-29.
The FOGA workshop series aims at advancing our understanding of the working principles behind evolutionary algorithms and related randomized search heuristics. Submissions covering the entire spectrum of work, ranging from rigorously derived mathematical results to carefully crafted empirical studies, are invited. The single-track FOGA workshop offers ample opportunities for discussion and interaction with other researchers.

HandaQ GECCO 2018 is over. It took place in the beautiful city of Kyoto, home to 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The very rich program included

Prague City LR GECCO 2019 will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, July 13-17.
This will be a unique opportunity to
  • Present you best work, and check the up-to-date research work in the area of Genetic, Evolutionary and Bio-inspired Computing;
  • Attend the numerous Tutorials and Workshops in the pre-conference days;
  • Network and socialize during the coffee breaks and social events;
  • Visit the beautiful city of Prague (before or after the conference!).

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

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Marc Schoenauer
Principal Senior Researcher, INRIA