EP96 Conference Announcement

Peter J. Angeline 1-607-751-4109 (pja@news-owego.endicott.ibm.com)
Sun, 14 Jan 1996 10:00:09 +0100


The Fifth Annual Conference on Evolutionary Programming (EP96)

February 29 to March 2, 1996

The Sheraton Harbor Island Hotel
San Diego, CA, USA

The EP conference has earned a reputation for being a broad, single session
conference covering all Evolutionary Computations and their applications with a
special emphasis on Evolutionary Programming.

This year's conference has a very strong collection of invited and submitted
papers covering topics on the theory, practice and analysis of all forms of
evolutionary computations in addition to the application of evolutionary
computations to artificial life, economics, biology and biochemistry.

Conference Program specifics include:

Keynote Speaker: Bernardo Huberman - Xerox PARC
"The Dynamics of Multiagent Systems"

Banquet Speaker: Bill Schopf- UCLA (Discoverer of the oldest fossil on record!)
"Modeling Evolutinary Tempo and Mode: Are the Right Questions Being Asked?"

Special Sessions:
Evolution and Economic Modeling
The High Level Control of Evolutionary Learning
Evolutionary Computation in Biology and Biochemistry

Submitted Paper Sessions:
Theory and Analysis of Evolutionary Computations
Self-Adaptive Evolutionary Computations
Issues in Evolutionary Optimization
Genetic Programming
Evolution and Computational Intelligence
Learning and Control
Applications and Implementation Issues

For specific details regarding the content of the various sessions or other
conference information, see the Conference WWW page at

http://www.owego.com/~pja/ep96.html

or contact Peter Angeline at pja@lfs.loral.com.

A registration form is included below for your convenience.

We encourage everyone to attend what looks to be an exciting EP conference!

Pete Angeline
Thomas Baeck
EP96 Technical Co-Chairs

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EP96
Fifth Annual Conference on Evolutionary Programming
Registration Form

Prof / Dr / Mr / Ms / Mrs (circle one)

Name ________________________________________________________________
Last First MI

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FEES (all figures in US dollars)

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEE

On or before January 31, 1996

___ Regular, EPS member $ 225 =$______

___ Student, EPS member $ 50 =$______

___ Regular, Non-member $ 275 =$______

___ Student, Non-member $ 90 =$______

On or after February 1, 1996

___ Regular, EPS member $ 275 =$______

___ Student, EPS member $ 100 =$______

___ Regular, Non-member $ 325 =$______

___ Student, Non-member $ 140 =$______

SINGLE DAY REGISTRATION FEES
(Does not include proceedings or banquet ticket)

Thursday, February 19
___ Regular, $100 ___ Student, $40

Friday, March 1
___ Regular, $100 ___ Student, $40

Saturday, March 2
___ Regular, $100 ___ Student, $40

=$_________

Extra Banquet Tickets (cost of one banquet ticket is included with only
CONFERENCE REGULAR registration fee; extra tickets may not be available at the
Registration Desk)

Adult #______ ticket(s) @ $40 =$_________
child #______ ticket(s) @ $10 =$_________

EP Society Membership (qualifies registrant for reduced rates for this
conference)

___ Regular, $40 ___ Student, $10 =$_________

FOR EP SOCIETY MEMBERS ONLY

One year subscription to journal BioSystems (usually $575)

___ $75 =$_________

Send journal subscription to the following address:

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TOTAL (US dollars) $____________

METHOD OF PAYMENT

___ Check (payable to the Evolutionary Programming Society in US Funds only)

___ MasterCard ___ VISA

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Expiration Date ____________________

Signature of card holder ______________________________________________

Note: Students must submit with their registration a photocopy of their
valid student ID or a letter from a professor.

Mail EP96 Registration
Natural Selection Inc.
Attn: Bill Porto
3333 N. Torrey Pines Ct.
Ste. 200
La Jolla CA 92037

Fax 619-455-1560

World Wide Web (WWW)
For up-to-date conference information: http://www.owego.com/~pja/ep96.html

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