Evostar 2019


The Leading European Event on Bio-Inspired Computation. Leipzig, Germany. 24-26 April 2019.

Call for papers:

EuroGP Programme

April 24, 2019


09:00-09:30 : Registrations
09:30-09:45 : Conference opening by SPECIES Society President Marc Schoenauer 09:45-10:45 : Plenary invited talk: Risto Miikkulainen
10:45-11:10 : Coffee break
11:10-13:20 : EuroGP 1, room W11 Applications of GP
Chair: Ryan Urbanowicz
  • Quantum Program Synthesis: Swarm Algorithms and Benchmarks,
  • Timothy Atkinson, John Drake, Athena Karsa, Jerry Swan
  • A genetic programming approach to predict mosquito abundance,
  • Riccardo Gervasi, Irene Azzali, Donal Bisanzio, Andrea Mosca, Luigi Bertolotti, Mario Giacobini
  • A Model of External Memory for Navigation in Partially Observable Visual Reinforcement Learning Tasks,
  • Robert Smith, Malcolm Heywood
  • Fault Detection and Classification for Induction Motors using Genetic Programming,
  • Yu Zhang, Ting Hu, Xiaodong Liang, Mohammad Zawad Ali, Md Nasmus Sakib Khan Shabbir
  • Fast DENSER: Efficient Deep NeuroEvolution (short talk),
  • Filipe Assunçao, Nuno Lourenço, Penousal Machado, Bernardete Ribeiro
  • A vectorial approach to genetic programming (short talk),
  • Irene Azzali, Leonardo Vanneschi, Sara Silva, Illya Bakurov, Mario Giacobini
  • Learning Class Disjointness Axioms Using Grammatical Evolution (short talk), Thu Huong Nguyen, Andrea G.B. Tettamanzi

13:20-14:30 : Lunch at Mensa Petersteinweg
14:30-16:20 : EuroGP 2, room W11 Short papers 1 15:00 Panel debate
Chair: James McDermott
  • Comparison of Genetic Programming Methods on Design of Cryptographic Boolean Functions, Jakub Husa
  • Evolving AVX512 Parallel C Code using GP,
  • William B. langdon, Ronny Lorenz
  • Hyper-bent Boolean Functions and Evolutionary Algorithms,
  • Luca Mariot, Domagoj Jakobovic, Alberto Leporati, Stjepan Picek

16:20-16:40 : Coffee break
16:40-18:00 : LBA Session, room W11
18:30-20:00 : EvoStar poster session and conference reception

April 25, 2019

14:15-16:00 : EuroGP 3, room W11 New techniques in GP Chair: Nuno Lourenço
  • Complex Network Analysis of a Genetic Programming Phenotype Network, Ting Hu, Marco Tomassini, Wolfgang Banzhaf
  • Improving Genetic Programming with Novel Exploration - Exploitation Control, Jonathan Kelly, Erik Hemberg, Una-May O’Reilly
  • Cartesian Genetic Programming as an Optimizer of Programs Evolved with Geometric Semantic Genetic Programming , Ondrej Koncal, Lukas Sekanina
  • Ariadne: Evolving test data using Grammatical Evolution , Muhammad sheraz Anjum, Conor Ryan

16:00-16:20 : Coffee break
16:20-18:00 : EuroGP 4, room W11 Best paper nominations (papers 2, 3, and 4)
Chair: Lukas Sekanina, Ting Hu
  • Solution and Fitness Evolution (SAFE): Coevol
  • ving Solutions and Their Objective Functions , Moshe Sipper, Jason Moore, Ryan Urbanowicz
  • Towards a Scalable EA-based Optimization of Digital Circuits (Best Paper nomination), Jitka Kocnova, Zdenek Vasicek
  • Can Genetic Programming Do Manifold Learning Too? (Best Paper nomination), Andrew Lensen, Bing Xue, Mengjie Zhang
  • Why is Auto-Encoding Difficult for Genetic Programming? (Best Paper nomination), James McDermott

19:00-21:30 : Conference dinner

April 26, 2019

10:00-11:30 : LBA Session, room 1
11:30-12:00 : Coffee break
12:00-13:00 : Plenary invited talk: Manja Marz
13:00-13:30 : Conference closing, best paper presentations, general announcements including 2020 location
13:30-14:15 : Lunch at Mensa Petersteinweg
14:15-15:15 : SPECIES society AGM open to all EvoStar participants
15:15-18:00 : Optional afternoon social trip : tour of Leipzig

Important dates:

Submission Deadline: 1 November 2018
EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 12 November 2018
Notification: 14 January 2019
Camera-ready: 11 February 2019
Mandatory registration per paper: 28 February 2019
Early registration deadline: 15 March 2019
Late Breaking Abstracts: 10 April 2019
Registration deadline: 17 April 2019
EvoStar dates: 24-26 April 2019

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