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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: 3rd Workshop on Visualisation in Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, July 7-11, Philadelphia, PA, USA

VizGEC 2012, to be held as part of the 2012 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2012)


The 3rd annual workshop on Visualisation in Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (VizGEC), to be 
held at GECCO 2012 in Philadelphia, is intended to explore, evaluate and promote current 
visualisation developments in the area of genetic and evolutionary computation.
Particular topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

 * visualisation of the evolution of a synthetic genetic population;
 * visualisation of algorithm operation;
 * visualisation of problem landscapes and multi-objective trade-off 
 * the use of genetic and evolutionary techniques for visualising data;
 * novel technologies and techniques for visualisation in genetic and 
   evolutionary computation;
 * facilitating human steer of algorithms.

We invite short papers of up to 8 pages presenting novel developments in one or more of these 
areas, or other areas relevant to visualisation in an evolutionary context.


 * Paper submission deadline: 19 March 2012
 * Notification of acceptance: 9 April 2012
 * Final papers due: 16 April 2012
 * GECCO Workshop days: 7-8 July 2012


Each accepted submission will be presented orally at the workshop and distributed in the workshop 
proceedings to all GECCO attendees. Authors should follow the format of the GECCO manuscript 
style; refer to for further details. Manuscripts should not 
exceed 8 pages. Papers should be submitted by 19 March 2012 in PostScript or PDF format to Acceptance to the workshop will be based on peer review of submitted papers.


David Walker, Richard Everson and Jonathan Fieldsend (University of Exeter)

GECCO is sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery Special
Interest Group on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (SIGEVO). SIG
Services: 2 Penn Plaza, Suite 701, New York, NY, 10121, USA,
1-800-342-6626 (USA and Canada) or +212-626-0500 (Global).