CEC Sessions

CEC-1 Special Session on Evolutionary Computation in Healthcare Industry

CEC-2 Special Session on Games

CEC-3 Special Session on Evolutionary Deep Learning and Applications

CEC-4 Special Session on Evolutionary Scheduling and Combinatorial Optimization

CEC-5 Special Session on Knowledge Discovery in Multi-Objective Optimization

CEC-6 Special Session on Evolutionary and Neural Network Approaches for Cybersecurity

CEC-7 Special Session on Optimization, Learning, and Decision-Making in Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (OLDMBB)

CEC-8 Special Session on Genetic Improvement of Software

CEC-9 Special Session on Evolutionary Quantum Computing Algorithms

CEC-10 Special Session on Nature-Inspired Computation in Transport, Mobility and Logistics

CEC-11 Special Session on Data-Driven Evolutionary Optimization of Computationally Expensive Problems

CEC-12 Special Session on Evolutionary Computation for Feature Selection, Extraction and Dimensionality Reduction

CEC-13 Special Session on Evolutionary Many-objective Optimization

CEC-14 Special Session on Unconventional Computing: From Software Modelling To Lab Prototypes

CEC-15 Special Session on Nature-Inspired Constrained Optimization

CEC-16 Special Session on Transfer Learning in Evolutionary Computation

CEC-17 Special Session on Associated with CEC 2020 Numerical Optimization Competitions

CEC-18 Special Session on Bio-inspired Intelligence and Evolutionary Computation for Robotics and Mechatronics

CEC-19 Special Session on Evolutionary Computation for Symbolic Modelling

CEC-20 Special Session on Evolutionary Computer Vision and Image Processing (ECVIP)

CEC-21 Special Session on Multi-Solution Optimization

CEC-22 Special Session on Memetic Computing

CEC-23 Special Session on Massively Parallel Evolutionary Computation in the Smart City Era (MPEC)

CEC-24 Special Session on Bilevel Optimization: Methods and Applications

CEC-25 Special Session on Evolutionary Computation in Dynamic and Uncertain Environments (ECiDUE)

CEC-26 Special Session on Evolutionary Algorithms for Complex Optimization in the Energy Domain

CEC-27 Special Session on Artificial Immune Systems

CEC-28 Special Session on Evolutionary Computation in Software Testing

CEC-29 Special Session on Advances in Decomposition-based Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization (ADEMO)

CEC-30 Special Session on Benchmarking of Evolutionary Algorithms for Discrete Optimization (BEADO)

CEC-31 Special Session on Theoretical Foundations of Bio-inspired Computation

CEC-32 Special Session on Real-World and Industry Applications of Evolutionary Computation

CEC-33 Special Session on Fitness Landscape Analysis in Practice

CEC-34 Special Session on Metaheuristics and Machine Learning in Software Engineering

CEC-35 Special Session on Candidate Solutions Representation And Fitness Landscape Manipulation

CEC-36 Special Session on Evolutionary Computing Application in Hardware

CEC-37 Special Session on Evolutionary Computation for Antennas and Propagation

CEC-38 Special Session on Large Scale Global Optimization (LSGO)

CEC-39 Special Session on Niching Methods for Multimodal Optimization

CEC-40 Special Session on Evolutionary Computation for Transportation Electrification and Advanced Energy Management

CEC-41 Special Session on Differential Evolution: Past, Present and Future

CEC-42 Special Session on Evolutionary Game Theory and Agent-based Modelling

Important Dates

22 Dec 2019                            Special Session & Workshop Proposals Deadline

22 Dec 2019                            Competition and Tutorial Proposals Deadline

15 Jan 2020

30 Jan 2020                           Paper Submission Deadline

(this is the final paper submission deadline and no further extension will be given)

15 Mar 2020                           Paper Acceptance Notification Date

15 April 2020                          Final Paper Submission and Early Registration Deadline

19-24 July 2020                     IEEE WCCI 2020, Glasgow, Scotland, UK


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