Evostar 2018

The Leading European Event on Bio-Inspired Computation. Parma, Italy. 4-6 April 2018.

Call for papers:

The Great EvoStar Scavenger Hunt 2018

Winners in 2018

Team led by Mihail Morosan: Jakub Husa, Long Him Cheung, Sara Tari, Damien Anderson
Team led by Rafaela Priscila Moreira Almuth Meier, David Grochol, Lino Rodriguez.


All students attending EvoStar are invited to participate in the EvoStar 2018 Student Scavenger Hunt. Students have been organised in small teams to undertake these challenges below:
  • Post a picture of your team outdoors in Parma
  • Submit the title of a paper that solves a real-world problem.
  • Submit the title of a paper written by someone from Spain.
  • Submit the title of a paper that has an application in games.
  • Picture yourself with an attendee who has attended more than 10 EvoStar events.
  • Post a picture of a member of your team presenting a paper.
  • Post a picture of a presentation that covers the MAP Elites algorithm
  • Post a picture of your team with a robot
  • List the names of the SPECIES board members
  • Upload a picture of each team member asking a question at the poster session
  • Upload a picture of a team member with some Parma Ham or Parmesan cheese
  • Picture your team with a member of the Species board who comes from Portugal
  • Take a picture of your team after having seen a Lucabaza
To be eligible for prizes, be sure to provide your answers to n.urquhart (AT) napier.ac.uk no later than 10am on Friday 6 April. Winners will be announced and prizes given out at the closing session.

EvoStar is grateful to Edinburgh Napier University for their support of student activities.

Important dates:

Submission Deadline: 1 November 2017
Notification: 3 January 2018
Camera-ready: 15 January 2018
Mandatory registration per paper: 9 February 2018
Early registration discount: 28 February
Registration deadline: 28 March
EvoStar dates: 4-6 April 2018