SIGEVO - Special Interest Group on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation

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The ACM Special Interest Group on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation operates an annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) (combining the formerly held International Conference on Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming Conferences), supports and periodically operates other specialized conferences and events, provides support for student participation in the activities of the organization and educational activities, and promotes public information about the field of genetic and evolutionary computation.

SIGEVO Bylaws

SIGEVO benefits for FY 2018:

Member Benefits provided to SIGEVO Members:

  • Discounted registration fee for SIGEVO’s annual GECCO Conference
  • SIGEVO’s quarterly on-line newsletter
  • Eligibility for consideration for awards to be conferred by SIGEVO (in progress)
  • Access to content in the ACM Digital Library provided by SIGEVO, including proceedings, workshop proceedings, tutorial notes, and late-breaking papers from the annual GECCO conference
  • Free subscription to the SIGEVO members email list, with calls, advance and final event programs, and news of interest to the community posted regularly

 Community Benefits provided by SIGEVO:

  • Sponsorship of GECCO conference
  • Sponsorship of the FOGA workshop
  • Sponsorship of SIGEVO GECCO Impact Paper Award
  • Sponsorship of Student Travel Awards for participation in GECCO
  • Sponsorship of Student Travel Awards for participation in FOGA
  • Sponsorship of Best Paper Awards in GECCO conference tracks
  • Sponsorship of Graduate Student Workshop and its awards
  • Sponsorship of competitions: The annual Humies Award for the best Human Competitive Solution plus a varying number of GECCO Competition awards
  • Sponsorship of the SIGEVO [email protected], including awards and grants

Contribution of all GECCO print content to ACM Digital Library