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MaOO@WCCI2016 2016 : Special Session on Many-Objective Optimization@WCCI2016


When Jul 25, 2016 - Jul 29, 2016
Where Vancouver, Canada
Submission Deadline Jan 15, 2016
Notification Due Mar 15, 2016
Final Version Due Apr 15, 2016
Categories    evolutionary computation   many-objective optimization   multi-objective optimization

Call For Papers

Call for Papers
2016 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI 2016) in Vancouver, Canada
Special Session on Many-Objective Optimization

Evolutionary algorithms are particularly suited to solve multi-objective optimization problems since they can obtain a set of non-dominated solutions to approximate Pareto front in a single run of the algorithm. So far, multi-objective EAs have been successfully applied mostly in two and three objectives problems. However, multi-objective EAs face several difficulties when we try to solve many-objective optimization problems, which optimize four or more objective functions simultaneously. At least, the following difficulties have been recognized in recent researches of evolutionary many-objective optimization.

1. The convergence deterioration of solutions toward Pareto front
2. The approximation of high dimensional entire Pareto front with a limited number of solutions
3. The presentation of obtained solutions in the high dimensional objective space and the decision making of a single final solution from them
4. The search performance evaluation of search algorithms
5. This special session focus on evolutionary many-objective optimization to tackle problems in many-objective optimization including the above mentioned difficulties.

-Algorithm design
-Preference based search
-Dimensionality reduction of the objective space
-Benchmark problems
-Visualization of high dimensional space and decision making
-Search performance metrics

(Important Dates)
-Paper submission deadline: January 31, 2016 (updated!)
-Paper acceptance notification: March 15 2016
-Final paper submission deadline: April 15, 2016
-Conference dates: July 25-29, 2016

(Paper Submission)
Special session papers are treated the same as regular papers and must be submitted via the WCCI 2016 submission website. When submitting choose the "Many-Objective Optimization" special session from the "Main Research Topic" list.

-Hiroyuki Sato, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan
-Antonio López Jaimes, Metropolitan Autonomous University (Cujimalpa Campus), Mexico
E-mail: sato [at], alopez [at]
Special Session
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