General GI News
- Version 2 of the Genetic Improvement in No time (Gin) tool has been released. It is available at https://github.com/gintool/gin. It provides the ability to handle multi-class projects, gradle and maven build tools, built-in profiler and sampling utilities, test case generation, and a load of new edit operators.
- Version 2, alpha release, of the PYGGI Python General Framework for Genetic Improvement has been released. It is available at https://github.com/coinse/pyggi/releases. This release now supports XML.
- Nadia Alshahwan, a Software Engineer in testing and verification at Facebook, gave a keynote at GI@ICSE’19 on the Industrial experience of Genetic Improvement in Facebook.
- Saemundur O. Haraldsson, John Woodward, Brad Alexander, and Markus Wagner ran a GI Tutorial at this year’s IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, in Wellington, New Zealand.
The 7th International Workshop on Genetic Improvement @GECCO 2019
The 7th International Workshop on Genetic Improvement took place at the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) 2019 in Prague. More information about this event can be found here.
The 6th International Workshop on Genetic Improvement @ICSE 2019
The 6th Workshop on Genetic Improvement was held at the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), 2019, Montreal, Canada, on Tuesday, 28th of May 2019.
A list of papers accepted to the 6th Workshop on Genetic Improvement can be found on our papers page.
Photographs of the 6th Workshop on Genetic Improvement can be found here.
We wish to congratulate Jhe-Yu Liou, Stephanie Forrest, and Carole-Jean Wu for winning this workshop’s Best Paper Award with Genetic Improvement of GPU Code.
This workshop’s Best Presentation Award went to Kevin Leach, Ryan Dougherty, Chad Spensky, Stephanie Forrest, and Westley Weimer for their presentation of Evolutionary Computation from Improving Malware Analysis (presentation slides are available here).