Wednesday, January 16, 2013

[DMANET] CFP: Special Session on Evolutionary Computation in Scheduling and Combinatorial Optimization at IEEE CEC2013

Call for papers

Special Session on
Evolutionary Computation in Scheduling and Combinatorial Optimization

2013 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation
June 2013
Cancun Mexico

This special session aims to bring together state-of-the-art research on evolutionary computation in a wide range of combinatorial optimization and scheduling problems. Examples of evolutionary methods include ant colony systems, artificial immune systems, cultural algorithms, evolutionary strategies, genetic algorithms, genetic programming, evolutionary based hyper-heuristics, memetic algorithms, path relinking, particle swarm optimization and scatter search, etc. Topics of applications include but not limited to:

* 2D/3D strip packing
* assignment problem
* cutting stock
* dynamic scheduling and rescheduling
* educational timetabling
* grid scheduling
* knapsack problems
* multi-objective scheduling
* network routing
* personnel scheduling
* production scheduling
* project scheduling
* scheduling for the web
* space allocation
* sports timetabling
* transport scheduling
* and many more

Paper Submission

Papers should be submitted following the instructions at the 2013 IEEE CEC web site. Please select the main research topic as the Special Session on "Evolutionary Computation in Scheduling and Combinatorial Optimization". All peer-reviewed and accepted papers will be included and published in the conference proceedings.

Important Dates

Paper submissions February 15, 2013
Notification of acceptance April 8, 2013
Final paper submission April 26, 2013


Dr Rong Qu, School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham, UK;
A/P Dario Landa-Silva, School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham, UK;
A/P Kay Chen Tan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
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