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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: 8th International Conference on Artificial Evolution (EA'07)

   8th International Conference on Artificial Evolution (EA'07)

---------------------- CALL FOR PAPERS -------------------------
           Please distribute and accept our apologies
                 if you receive multiple copies

              October 29-31 2007, Tours, France

Following EA'05 in Lille,  the 8th International  Conference  on
Artificial Evolution EA'07 will take place in Tours (France).

Topics of interest:
Authors  are  invited  to  present  original  work  relevant  to
artificial evolution, including but not limited to:
  - Evolutionary     Computation,   Evolutionary   Optimization,
  - Artificial Life, Population Dynamics,
  - Theory, algorithmics and modelling, Implementations,
  - Application of evolutionary paradigms to the Real World
    (industry, biosciences,...)
  - Other biologically-inspired paradigms (swarm, artificial
    ants, artificial immune systems, ...).
  - Memetic algorithms, multi-objective optimization, constraint
    handling, parallel algorithms, dynamic optimization,...
  - Machine Learning and hybridization with other soft computing

Submission procedure :
Electronic   submission  in  pdf  format will be possible on the
EA'07 website.  Paper  length  should  not  exceed  12 pages  in
Springer  LNCS  format.  Mandatory    style  files  for Word and
LaTeX (prefered)  are  available  in the author   kit. Submitted
papers  will  be   reviewed  by  at least three members  of  the
international Programme Committee.

All  accepted papers must be  presented at  the  conference  (in
order to promote interactions among participants,  questions and 
discussions will be favoured). Accepted papers will be published
in the conference proceedings, available at the conference.

A selection of the best presented oral papers will be  edited in
a volume  published  by an international publisher (as  for  the
previous  editions,  cf.  Springer  Lecture  Notes  in  Computer
Science 1063, 1363, 1829, 2310, 2936, 3871).

As usual,  the conference will benefit from  its  specificities:
the  single  track  format  provides  a  large  audience  to all
speakers  (and  removes the possibility of  missing  interesting
presentations because  of  parallel  tracks), while keeping down
the  number  of attendants for a nice atmosphere  that  promotes
contacts and conversations.

Finally,  an effort is made to keep very low registrations  fees
(below 200  EURO/USD) so  that  potential  participants (such as
students or researchers from small labs) are not left out.

The city of Tours is very easily  accessible (55mn from Paris by
high  speed train). It is located in the Loire valley  which  is
famous for its gastronomy, climate, pleasant red and white wines
and splendid castles.

Steering committee:
N. Monmarch (Universit de Tours),
E-G. Talbi (Universit de Lille 1),
P. Collet (Universit du Littoral),
E. Lutton (INRIA Rocquencourt),
M. Schoenauer (INRIA Futurs).

Local organisation committee (HaNT team, LI, Univ. of Tours):
S. Aupetit,  S. Colas,  P. Gaucher,  T. Hnocque,    P. Lebocey,
N. Monmarch,   A. Puret,  A. Sepchat,  M. Slimane.

Important dates:
Deadline for paper submission: April 27, 2007.
Notification of acceptance: June 29, 2007.
Final version for conference handouts: September 15, 2007.
Conference: Tours, October 29-31, 2007.

Conference web site: