Call for Papers 2017

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We are happy to announce that the third edition of the international Genetic Improvement Workshop will take place at GECCO 2017 in Berlin, Germany.

Paper Submission

Please see the GECCO formatting guidelines before submitting.

Paper submission is now open via the EasyChair Submission page

Key Dates

Preliminary paper submission deadline: March 29, 2017

GECCO, Berlin, Germany: July 15-19, 2017

Call For Papers

We invite submissions that discuss recent developments in all areas of research, theory and applications of Genetic Improvement.  The workshop provides an opportunity for researchers interested in GI to exchange ideas and find out about current research directions in the field. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, using genetic improvement to automatically:

  • fix bugs
  • improve efficiency
  • decrease memory consumption
  • increasing energy efficiency
  • transplant new functionality
  • specialise software
  • porting, many version computing

…and GI techniques, new or existing: e.g. loop perforation, genetic programming, search, constraint-based synthesis, search based software engineering, program analysis, testing, data mining, machine learning, information theory.

Research & Position Papers

We invite submissions of two types of paper:

  • Research papers: up to 8 pages long
  • Position papers: 2 pages long

We encourage authors to submit early and in-progress work. The workshop emphasises interaction and discussion.

All papers should be in ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) format. Please see GECCO 2017 for details. Papers should not be anonymised. All papers should be submitted in PDF format. All accepted papers will be presented at GI-2017 and will appear in the GECCO workshop volume.


Paper submission is via Easychair

Workshop Chairs

Bill Langdon

Justyna Petke

David White

Westley Weimer