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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Evolutionary Computing: A 20th Anniversary AISB Workshop, AISB-50, 1st-4th April 2014, Goldsmiths, London, UK: EXTENDED DEADLINE

http://www.fet.uwe.ac.uk/~lbull/EvoUK20.html


Alan Turing was the first person to suggest that natural evolution may provide inspiration for 
approaches to artificial intelligence, in the famous Intelligent Machinery report he produced 
in 1948 (published 1968). The first implementations of such evolutionary computing emerged during 
the following decades, including pioneering work in the UK by Richard Forsyth with his BEAGLE 
system (1981). The first event dedicated to evolutionary computing in the UK was held as part 
of the 1994 AISB Convention in Leeds, organised by Terry Fogarty. The workshop continued to be 
held at the annual convention for a number of years thereafter, with the proceedings, entitled 
Evolutionary Computing, published by Springer each year.
 
In 2014 the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour (AISB) 
marks the 50th anniversary of its annual convention with an event at Goldsmiths, University of 
London. It will also be the 20th anniversary of that first evolutionary computing workshop and 
so a two-day symposium will be held as part of the AISBs 2014 event.
 
In keeping with the original workshop, papers are invited in all areas of evolutionary computing 
and its application. Topics of accepted papers in 1994 included theoretical underpinnings, 
coevolution, multi-objective optimization, memetic algorithms, parallel implementations, genetic 
programming, and learning classifier systems, and covered areas such as timetabling, biological 
modelling, game-playing, signal processing, robotics, and data mining. Submissions which connect 
to those published in the Evolutionary Computing proceedings and/or have a UK historical 
perspective are particularly welcomed.
 
 
Submissions must be full papers and should be sent via EasyChair:
 
https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?conf=evouk20
 
Text editor templates from a previous convention can be found at:
 
http://www.aisb.org.uk/convention/aisb08/download.html
 
Submitted papers are limited to eight pages. Selected papers will be published in the general 
proceedings of the AISB Convention, with the proviso that at least ONE author attends the 
symposium in order to present the paper and participate in general symposium activities. Invited 
papers will form a special issue of Evolutionary Intelligence after the workshop.
 
Important Dates
 
i.       Full paper submission deadline: 10th January 2014 

ii.     Notification of acceptance/rejection decisions: 3rd February 2014 

iii.    Final versions of accepted papers (Camera ready copy): 24th February 2014 

iv. Convention: 1-4th April 2014 (Confirmation of symposium dates tbc)

 
Additional Information: http://www.fet.uwe.ac.uk/~lbull/EvoUK20.html
 
Chair: Larry Bull, UWE