Genetic Improvement

Genetic Improvement of Software regards the use of search-based techniques to improve software, with respect to some user-defined objectives, such as execution time or functional correctness. Our goal with the Genetic Improvement Workshop series is to promote research in this area.

For more information, links to tools and resources, please check the FAQ & Resources page.

Upcoming Events

The 6th International Workshop on Genetic Improvement @ICSE 2019

We are pleased to announce the 6th Workshop on Genetic Improvement at the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) 2019, Montreal, Canada.

A list of papers accepted to the 6th Workshop on Genetic Improvement can be found on our Papers page.

The workshop schedule can be found here.

We are happy to announce the winners of our GI 2019 student sponsorship:

Each will recieve funds to travel and attend the workshop in Montreal.

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Keynote speaker

We are pleased to announce that this year’s Workshop on Genetic Improvement Keynote presentation will be given by Nadia Alshahwan from Facebook, who is part of the Sapienz automated testing team. Her talk is titled “Industrial experience of Genetic Improvement in Facebook”.

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The 7th International Workshop on Genetic Improvement @GECCO 2019

The 7th International Workshop on Genetic Improvement will take place within the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) 2019 in Prague. More information about this event can be found here.

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