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CFP - GECCO 2013 - ALIFE/ER Track - NEW DEADLINE - 31/1/2013

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  • Nicolas Bredeche
    =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= *CALL FOR PAPER - GECCO 2013 - ALIFE/ER track Artificial Life, Evolutionary Robotics, Evolvable Hardware * ##### *EXTENDED DEADLINE:
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      CALL FOR PAPER  -  GECCO 2013  -  ALIFE/ER track
      Artificial Life, Evolutionary Robotics, Evolvable Hardware

      ##### EXTENDED DEADLINE: January, 31st, 2013 #####

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      Artificial Life, Evolutionary Robotics, Evolvable Hardware (ALIFE/ER TRACK)
      2013 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2013)
      July 6-10, Amsterdam, Netherlands -- http://www.sigevo.org/gecco-2013/

      You are cordially invited to contribute to the Artificial Life / Evolutionary Robotics
      Track at GECCO 2013, the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 
      to take place in Amsterdam(Netherlands), 7-11 July 2013.

      This track promotes evolutionary computation and bio-inspired heuristics as 
      instruments able to face engineering problems and scientific questions in different 
      areas that include (but are not limited to): artificial life, evolutionary robotics, and 
      evolvable hardware.

      Artificial life studies artificial systems (software, hardware, or chemical) with properties 
      similar to those of living systems. There are two main complementary goals: to 
      better understand living systems and to use this understanding to build artificial 
      systems with properties of living systems, such as behavior, adaptability, evolvability,
      active perception, communication, self-organization and cognition. This track also 
      welcomes models of problem-solving through (social) agent interaction, emergence of 
      collective phenomena and models of the dynamics of ecological interactions in an 
      evolutionary context.

      Evolutionary computation techniques can be particularly useful for a large branch of 
      robotics. The evolution of controllers, morphologies, sensors, and communication 
      protocols is being used to build systems to provide robust, adaptive and scalable 
      solutions to different problems in robotics. This track welcomes contributions 
      addressing problems from control to morphology, from single robot to collective 
      adaptive systems. Contributions are expected to deal explicitly with Evolutionary 
      Computation, with experiments either in simulation or with real robots.

      The term evolvable hardware has been used in the past to denote both the design of 
      electronic devices able to evolve themselves, and the generic exploitation of evolutionary 
      techniques for creating hardware. While the first task sounds ambitious, the second is
      routinely applied by industries. Contributions in this area are expected to show either real 
      and potential applications.

      IMPORTANT DATES
      * Submission deadline: January 31st, 2013  **EXTENDED**
      * Notification of paper acceptance: Mid-March, 2013
      * Camera-ready submission: April 17th, 2013
      * GECCO-2013 Conference: July 6-10, 2013

      For more information, including submission guidelines, please see the GECCO homepage at:
      http://www.sigevo.org/gecco-2013/

      Best regards,

      Track chairs:
      Nicolas Bredeche        <http://people.isir.upmc.fr/bredeche>, nicolas.bredeche(at)isir.upmc.fr
      Thomas Schmickl       <http://zool33.uni-graz.at/artlife/>, thomas.schmickl(at)uni-graz.at


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