Saturday, February 5, 2022

[DMANET] [GECCO CFP] CFP: EC+DM@GECCO-2022 - Workshop on Evolutionary Computation and Decision Making




Workshop on

Evolutionary Computation and Decision Making (EC+DM)

The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2021), July 9-13, 2022, Boston, USA. Please note that the conference will be held as a hybrid conference. More details will be provided soon.



About the workshop

Solving real-world optimisation problems typically involve an expert or decision-maker. Decision making tools have been found to be useful in several such applications e.g. health care, education, environment, transportation, business, and production. In recent years, there has also been growing interest in merging Evolutionary Computation (EC) and decision-making techniques for several applications. This workshop will showcase research that is both at the interface of EC and decision making.

The workshop on Evolutionary Computation and Decision Making to be held in GECCO 2022 aims to promote the research on theory and applications in the field. Topics of interest (but not limited to) include:

§ Interactive multiobjective optimization or decision-maker in the loop

§ Visualization

§ Aggregation/trade-off operators & algorithms

§ Fuzzy logic-based decision-making techniques

§ Bayesian and other decision-making techniques

§ Interactive multiobjective optimization for (computationally) expensive problems

§ Using surrogates (or metamodels) in decision making

§ Hybridization of EC and decision making

§ Scalability in EC and decision making

§ Decision making and machine learning

§ Decision making in Big data

§ Decision making in real-world applications

§ Use of psychological tools to aid the decision maker


We invite papers up to 8 pages relevant to the workshop and position papers of up to 2 pages showing preliminary results. We also welcome posters, demonstrations or presentations on ground-breaking theoretical and application results in the field.

For paper submission instructions and templates, please see: Paper submission instructions

Keynote talk

Prof. Julia Handl will be giving a keynote talk in the workshop.

Important (STRICT) deadline dates

Submission opening: February 11, 2022
Submission deadline: April 11, 2022
Notification: April 25, 2022
Camera-ready: May 2, 2022
Presenter mandatory registration: May 2, 2022

Workshop organizers

Tinkle Chugh (University of Exeter, UK), Richard Allmendinger (Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK), Jussi Hakanen (Faculty of Information Technology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

More information about the organizers can be found on the workshop webpage


Please feel free contact any of the special session organizers at<>,<>,<>

* Contributions to be spread via DMANET are submitted to
* Replies to a message carried on DMANET should NOT be
* addressed to DMANET but to the original sender. The
* original sender, however, is invited to prepare an
* update of the replies received and to communicate it
* via DMANET.