Evostar 2019

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

Call for papers:

Best Paper Candidates and Winners


  • [WINNER] Can Genetic Programming Do Manifold Learning Too? Andrew Lensen, Bing Xue, Mengjie Zhang
  • Why is Auto-Encoding Difficult for Genetic Programming? James McDermott
  • Towards a Scalable EA-based Optimization of Digital Circuits Jitka Kocnova, Zdenek Vasicek

In the photo, left to right: Lukas Sekanina (EuroGP Programme Chair) with Mengjie Zhang and Ting Hu (EuroGP Programme Chair)


  • Particle Swarm Optimization: Understanding Order-2 Stability Guarantees Christopher Cleghorn
  • Supporting Medical Decisions for Treating Rare Diseases through Genetic Programming Illya Bakurov, Leonardo Vanneschi, Mauro Castelli, Maria João Freitas
  • [WINNER] Evolutionary Algorithms for the Design of Quantum Protocols Walter Krawec, Stjepan Picek, Domagoj Jakobovic

In the photo, left to right: Walter Krawec with Paul Kauffmann (EvoAPPS Coordinator)


  • Clarifying the Differences in Local Optima Network Sampling Algorithms, Sarah L. Thomson, Gabriela Ochoa, Sébastien Verel
  • An Iterated Local Search Algorithm for the Two-Machine Flow Shop Problem with Buffers and Constant Processing Times on One Machine, Hoang Thanh Le, Philine Geser, Martin Middendorf
  • [WINNER] Quasi-Optimal Recombination Operator, Francisco Chicano, Gabriela Ochoa, Darrell Whitley, Renato Tinós

In the photo, left to right: Arnaud Liefooghe and Luís Paquete (EvoCOP Programme Chairs) with Gabriela Ochoa, Francisco Chicano and Darrell Whitley


  • [WINNER] Swarm-based identification of animation key points from 2D-medialness maps Prashant Aparajeya, Frederic Fol Leymarie, Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie
  • Paintings, Polygons and Plant Propagation Misha Paauw, Daan van den Berg

In the photo, left to right: Anikó Ekart (EvoMUSART Conference Chair), Prashant Aparajeya and Antonios Liapis (EvoMUSART Conference Chair)

Important dates:

Submission Deadline: 1 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