FEA2000

Frank Hoffmann (fhoffman@cs.berkeley.edu)
Thu, 8 Jul 1999 15:23:00 +0200 (MET DST)

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Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing (BISC)
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From: "Joseph S. Tate" <jst@ee.duke.edu>
Subject: FEA2000

The Third International Workshop on Frontiers in Evolutionary Algorithms
(FEA 2000)

Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

February 27 -- March 3, 2000

In conjunction with

Fifth Joint Conference on Information Sciences

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The FEA workshop is intended as a forum for the presentation of recent
advances and speculations on the foundations and applications of Evolutionary
Algorithms, a term that encompasses the already traditional fields of Evolutionary
Computation (Genetic Algorithms, Genetic Programming, Evolution Strategies) and
recent trends such as the radical propositions of Evolvable Hardware.
These algorithms and methods have become a tool of common use by the engineers and
scientists that face complex and ill posed optimization problems, either stationary or
dynamic in nature. Therefore the range of applications is steadily growing.
Despite this broad spectrum of interests, the workshop is a friendly one-track meeting
point for the exchange of experiences, the discussion of ideas and an excelent opporunity
to foster world-wide research collaboration opportunities.

We invite the submission of original research contributions, discussion papers that posses tutorial value, and reviews that help to understand the recent and
near future evolution of the field.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

1 Fundamental Issues

Convergence results
Evoutionary Algorithms as Anticipative Systems
Evolutionary Algorithms as Adaptive Systems
Symbolic or rule-based systems
Artificial Brains
Evolution Algorithms in Artificial Life
Co-evolutionary Algorithms
Evolution Algorithms in Multi-Agent Computing, Quantum Computing and Molecular Computing
Complexity Reduction

2 Applications

Signal Processing
Telecommunications
Image Processing
Computer Vision
Multimedia applications
Financial applications and Time Series prediction
Data Mining & Warehousing
Information Retrieval
Classification and Clustering
Regression and Model Identification
Machine Learning
Pattern Recognition
Knowledge Discovery
Constraint Satisfaction and Constrained Optimisation
Adaptive and Anticipative Control
Static and Dynamic Optimization
Evolutive robotics
Evolutive Knowbots
Autonomous Systems
Games

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General Chair

* David Goldberg

Program Chair

Manuel Grana Romay, Universidad Pais Vasco, Spain

Program Co-Chairs

Alicia d'Anjou (Univ. Pais Vasco, Spain)
Richard Duro (Univ. La Coruna, Spain)

Program Committee (still growing)

Saied Akhavan (Mexico Univ. Mexico)
Jarmo Alander (Univ. Vaasa, Finland)
Thomas Baeck (Dortmund, Germany)
Helio J.C.Barbosa (LNCC/CNPq .Brasil)
Stefano Cagnoni (Univ. Parma, Italy)
Keith Chan (Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ.)
Fulvio Corno (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Marie Cottrell (Univ. Paris 1, France)
Alicia d'Anjou (Univ. Pais Vasco, Spain)
Berna Dengiz (Gazi University, Turkey)
Gerry V. Dozier (Auburn Univ. USA)
Richard Duro (Univ. La Coruna, Spain)
Gusz Eiben (Leiden University, The Netherlands)
David Goldberg (U. Illinois,USA)
Manuel Grana (Univ. Pais Vasco, Spain)
Francisco Herrera (Univ. Granada, Spain)
Mike Hobbs (UKC ,U. K.)
Jeff Horn (NMU ,USA)
Cezary Janikow (UMSL, USA)
Yukinori Kakazu, (Hokkaido Univ, Japan)
Hillol Kargupta (WSU ,USA)
Yoshinori Kataoka (Osaka U. Japan)
Spyros A. Kazarlis (Univ. Thessaloniki, Greece)
Han-gyoo Kim (Hongik ,Korea)
Jong-Hwan Kim (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
Evelyne Lutton (INRIA, France)
Bernard Manderick (Univ. Libre Brussels, Belgium)
Daniel H.Marcos (UNLP ,Agentina)
Zbigniew Michalewicz (Univ. North Carolina, USA)
Jae C.Oh (U of Pittsburgh, USA)
Ian C. Parmee (University of Plymouth, U.K.)
Andres Perez-Uribe (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-Lausanne)
Jennifer L.Pittman (Penn State Univ. USA).
Robert G. Reynolds (Wayne Univ., USA)
Waiter Ariel Risi (UNLP ,Argentina)
Marc Schoenauer (CMA - Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France)
George D Smith (Univ. East Anglia, U. K.)
Robert Smith (UWE ,U. K.)
Peter Stavroulakis (Telecommunication Systems Institute, Creete, Greece)
Hideaki Suzuki (Honda R&D,Japan)
Wei Bing Tong (Ecole Poly. de Montreal ,CA)
Shigeyoshi Tsutsui (Hannan University, Japan)
Hideyuki Takagi (Kyushu Institute of Design, Japan)
J. Luis Verdegay (Univ. Granada, Spain)
David Wolpert (NASA Ames Research Center, USA)
Xin Yao (University of Birmingham, U.K.)
Yee Leung (Honk Kong)
Yun Seog Yeun (Daejin Jin U. Korea)
Zhang Yunfeng (Nat. Univ. Singapore, Singapore)

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Please send a hardcopy of an abstract, limited to 4 pages, and email its
postscript file together with authors' names and addresses to Program
Chair.:
Dr. Manuel Grana,
Departamento Ciencias de la Computacion, UPV/EHU
Facultad de Informatica,
Paseo Manuel de Lardizabal,
20009 San Sebastian, Spain.
E-mail:ccpgrrom@si.ehu.es

As the bulk of the reviewing process will be performed through electronic means
the PostScript version of the paper is preferred. Accepted papers will be published
in the conference proceedings book. Best papers will be considered for publication in a
special issue of Information Science Journal.

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IMPORTANT DATES

Paper submission deadline: September 1, 1999
Notification of acceptance: November 1, 1999
Camera ready paper due: December 1, 1999
Workshop date: February 27, 2000
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Frank Hoffmann UC Berkeley
Computer Science Division Department of EECS
Email: fhoffman@cs.berkeley.edu phone: 1-510-642-8282
URL: http://http.cs.berkeley.edu/~fhoffman fax: 1-510-642-5775
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