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6298EvoROBOT CfP: deadline extension to 11 November 2013

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  • Evert Haasdijk
    Oct 29, 2013
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      **** DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11 NOVEMBER 2013 *****

      This will be the only extension.


      *** THE VENUE CHANGED TO GRANADA, SPAIN ******


      *** PROCEEDINGS PUBLISHED by Springer LNCS ***


      Call for Papers


      EvoROBOT 2014,

      Granada, Spain, 23-25 April 2014


      Evolutionary Computation in Robotics


      The EvoROBOT track is part of EvoApplications, the European Conference on the Applications of Evolutionary Computation (http://www.evostar.org/), to be held in Granada, Spain.


      The EvoROBOT track focusses on evolutionary robotics: the application of evolutionary computation techniques to automatically design the controllers and/or hardware of autonomous robots, real or simulated. This is by nature a multi-faceted field that combines approaches from other fields such as neuro-evolution, evolutionary design, artificial life, robotics, et cetera.


      We invite high quality contributions dealing with state-of-the-art research in the area of evolutionary robotics.


      Topics include but are not limited to:


      Evolution of (neural) robot controllers;

      Evolution of modular robot morphology;

      Hardware/morphology and controller co-evolution;

      Open-ended evolution in robotics;

      Robotic evolutionary Artificial Life;

      Evolutionary self-assembly and self-replication;

      Evolution, development and learning;

      Evolutionary and co-evolutionary approaches.


      Important Dates

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      Submission deadline:     01 November 2013

      Notification to authors: December 2013

      Camera-ready deadline:   January 2013

      EvoStar event            23-25 April 2014  


      Publication Details

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      Accepted papers will appear in the proceedings of EvoStar, published as Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science.


      Submission Details

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      Submissions must be novel and original. Submissions will be peer reviewed by at least three members of the program committee and authors of accepted papers are required to address the reviewer's comments to produce a camera-ready version of their manuscripts. At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference and attend the conference to present their work.


      The reviewing process will be double-blind and any information that may identify the authors should be removed from the initial submission. Please submit your contribution to EvoROBOT in Springer LNCS format at http://myreview.csregistry.org/evoapps14. The page limit is 12 pages.


      Track Chairs

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      Gusz Eiben

      Evert Haasdijk


      Programme Committee

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      Nicolas Bredeche Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique

      Jeff Clune University of Wyoming

      Stephane Doncieux Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique

      Marco Dorigo Universite Libre de Bruxelles

      Gusz Eiben Vrije Universiteit

      Evert Haasdijk Vrije Universiteit

      Heiko Hamann University of Paderborn

      Jean-Marc Montanier Norwegian University of Science and Technology

      Jean-Baptiste Mouret Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique

      Stefano Nolfi Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies

      Sanem Sariel Istanbul Teknik Universitesi

      Thomas Schmickl Karl Franzens University Graz

      Juergen Stradner Karl Franzens University Graz

      Jon Timmis University of York

      Andy Tyrrell University of York

      Berend Weel Vrije Universiteit

      Alan Winfield University of the West of England


      Further Information

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      Visit http://www.evostar.org/cfpEvoApplications.html or join the EVOstar group on LinkedIn for more details and updates.


      PS. Please note the change of venue: the conference will be hosted in Granada, Spain and not in Baeza as previously announced.



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