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AISB event Bulletin Item

1st CALL FOR PAPERS: Visualisation in Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, July 6-10, Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

VizGEC 2013- to be held as part of the 2013 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2013)


The 4th annual workshop on Visualisation in Genetic and Evolutionary
Computation (VizGEC), to be held at GECCO 2013 in Amsterdam, 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
 * visualisation of multi-objective trade-off surfaces
 * the use of genetic and evolutionary techniques for visualising data
 * novel technologies for visualisation within genetic and evolutionary
 * facilitating human steer of algorithms
 * non-visual techniques for presenting results (e.g. audio and

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. Submissions in which visualisation techniques have
been used or developed as a means to exploring a larger problem are
welcome. We also invite submissions in the area of interactive or
dynamic visualisations which might form the basis of demonstrations in the


 * Paper submission deadline: 28 March 2013
 * Notification of acceptance: 15 April 2013
 * Final papers due: 25 April 2013
 * GECCO Workshop days: 6-7 July 2013


Accepted submissions 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 28 March 2013 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).