Thursday, March 21, 2019

[DMANET] Call for papers: Artificial Life and Evolutionary Algorithms (ALEA) thematic track @ EPIA 2019


     Artificial Life and Evolutionary Algorithms (ALEA) thematic track
     19th EPIA Conference on Artificial Intelligence (EPIA 2019)
     September 3-6, 2019
     Vila Real – Portugal
     Paper submission deadline: April 15, 2019


Artificial Life and Evolutionary Algorithms (ALEA) deals with the study and simulation of life and evolution. Inspired by a range of different domains including biology, chemistry, physics and social sciences, it captures the main processes of natural systems and recreates them in artificial environments, leading to the development of new computational approaches that can address large, complex and dynamic problems from different domains.

ALEA invites contributions in all aspects related to Artificial Life and Evolutionary Algorithms, ranging from theoretical work to innovative applications. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

     Artificial Chemistries
     Artificial Immune Systems
     Classifier Systems
     Complex Networks
     Emergent Behaviors
     Evolution and Learning Dynamics
     Evolutionary Algorithms
     Evolutionary Machine Learning
     Evolutionary Optimization
     Evolutionary Robotics
     Evolution of Neural Networks
     Genetic Programming
     Hybrid Approaches
     Multi-objective Optimization
     Origins of Life
     Parallel Evolutionary Algorithms
     Self-organizing Systems
     Swarm Intelligence

Important Dates:

     Paper submission deadline: April 15, 2019
     Notification of paper acceptance: May 31, 2019
     Camera ready papers deadline: June 15, 2019
     Conference dates: September 3-6, 2019

ALEA will offer two student registrations sponsored by INESC Coimbra.

Organizing Committee:

Carlos Henggeler Antunes, INESC Coimbra, DEEC, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Leonardo Trujillo, Technical Institute of Tijuana, Mexico
Luca Manzoni, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Ivo Gonçalves, INESC Coimbra, DEEC, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Proceedings and further information:

All accepted papers will be published by Springer in a volume of Springer's Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) corresponding to the proceedings of the 19th EPIA Conference on Artificial Intelligence, EPIA 2019. 

EPIA 2019 has announced the following distinguish researchers as the keynote speakers:

     Marco Dorigo
     Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
     Title: Swarm robotics: recent results and new research directions
     Date: Wednesday, 4th of September, 2019

     Michael Wooldridge
     University of Oxford, England
     Title: Understanding Equilibrium Properties of Multi-Agent Systems
     Date: Thursday, 5th of September, 2019
     Albert Bifet
     Telecom ParisTech, France
     Title: Machine Learning for Data Streams
     Date: Friday, 6th of September, 2019

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