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CEC 2011 : IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation


Conference Series : Congress on Evolutionary Computation
When Jun 5, 2011 - Jun 8, 2011
Where New Orleans, USA
Submission Deadline Mar 7, 2011
Notification Due Mar 15, 2011
Final Version Due Apr 1, 2011
Categories    evolutionary computation

Call For Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS: The annual IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation is one of the leading events in the area of evolutionary computation. It covers all topics in evolutionary computation, including, but not limited to:

Ant colony optimization
Artificial ecology
Artificial immune systems
Artificial life
Autonomous mental
& behaviour development
Bioinformatics & computational biology
Classifier systems
Coevolution & collective behaviour
Cognitive systems & applications
Combinatorial & numerical optimization
Computational intelligence in games
Computer vision
Concurrent collaboration
Constraint & uncertainty handling
Cultural algorithms
Developmental systems Differential evolution
Distributed evolutionary computation
Dynamic & uncertain environments
Emerging areas
Estimation of Distribution Algorithms
Evolutionary data mining
Evolutionary design
Evolutionary games
Evolutionary intelligent agents
Evolutionary learning systems
Evolutionary robotics
Evolvable hardware
Evolvable software
Evolved art & music
Evolving fuzzy systems
Evolving neural networks
Hybrid evolutionary algorithms
Hybrid optimisation algorithms
Linkage in evolutionary computation
Memetic algorithms
Molecular computing
Multi-objective optimization
Network-on-chip based systems
Parallel evolutionary computation
Quantum computing
Real-world applications
Representation & operators
Scheduling & planning
Self-adaptation in evolutionary algorithms
Space & air applications
Swarm intelligence
Theoretical evolutionary computation
CEC 2011 will bring together researchers and practitioners in the field of evolutionary computation and computational intelligence from around the globe. Technical exchanges within the research community will encompass keynote speeches, special sessions, tutorials and workshops, panel discussions as well as presentations and posters. Participants will be treated to a series of social functions and networking sessions, which will serve as a vital channel to establish new connections and foster lasting friendship among fellow counterparts in a very unique New Orleans style.

Click here to download Call for Papers as a PDF file.

Call for Contributed Papers
Prospective authors are invited to contribute high-quality papers. All papers are to be submitted electronically at

Program and general inquiries can be made to

Call for Competitions
CEC 2011 will host competitions to stimulate research in evolutionary computation, promote fair evaluations, and attract students. Proposals for new competitions should include descriptions of the problems addressed, motivations and expected impact on evolutionary computation, data description, evaluation procedures and established baselines, schedules, anticipated number of participants, and a biography of the main team members.
These should be submitted to the Competitions Co-Chairs Simon Lucas at or Sean Luke at

Call for Special Sessions
Special sessions aim to bring together researchers in special focused topics. Papers submitted for special sessions will be peer-reviewed with the same criteria used for the contributed papers. Researchers interested in organizing special sessions are invited to submit formal proposals to the Special Session Co-Chairs Julian Togelius at or Kay Wiese at A special session proposal should include the session title, a brief description of the scope and motivation, and the names, contact information and brief CV of the organizers.

Call for Tutorials and Workshops
CEC 2011 will feature tutorials and workshops, covering fundamental and advanced evolutionary computation topics. A tutorial or workshop proposal should include title, outline, expected enrolment, and presenter/organizer biography. Researchers interested in organizing tutorials are invited to submit proposals to the Tutorial Co-Chairs Dan Ashlock at or Jennie Si at

Those interested in organizing workshops are invited to submit formal proposals to the Workshop Co-Chairs Fahmida Chowdhury at or Clare Bates Congdon at

Important Dates

Competition proposals December 1, 2010
Special Sessions proposals December 1, 2010
Notification of Special Session acceptance December 15, 2010
Paper submission January 15, 2011
Tutorial and Workshop proposals February 1, 2011
Notification of Tutorial and Workshop acceptance February 15, 2011
Notification of paper acceptance March 15, 2011
Final paper submission April 1, 2011

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