GECCO-2010: Call for competitions
- CALL FOR COMPETITIONS
2010 GENETIC AND EVOLUTIONARY COMPUTATION CONFERENCE (GECCO-2010)
Sponsored by ACM SIGEVO
The GECCO-2010 Program Committee invites proposals for competitions to be held
in conjunction with the 2010 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference
(GECCO-2010) in Portland, Oregon, USA, July 7-11.
These are competitions that would be open to anyone attending the conference,
and would be on a topic of interest covered by the event. Even though nominal
prizes will be awarded, the main purpose of these competitions will be
recognition of scientific, technical and/or artistic excellence by the
A special session on competitions will be held during the GECCO-2010, with
presentation of different competitions and associated submissions. Nominal
prizes will be awarded at the SIGEVO meeting ceremony, to be held on
July 11th, 2010 (provisional planning).
Competition organizers should prepare a proposal that includes:
* Description of the problem addressed;
* Description of the data and a web link for downloads;
* Evaluation procedures and established baselines;
* Estimation of the number of participants;
* Possible sources of sponsorship, if any;
* Short bios of the proposers, including experience in similar events.
Please submit your proposals to the GECCO-2010 Competition Chair:
Christian Gagne, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
Proposals should be submitted on or before the deadline of:
** January 22nd, 2010 **
Competitions will be posted on the GECCO-2010 Web site as they are approved.
GECCO is sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery Special
Interest Group for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (ACM SIGEVO).