PPSN 2018 - 15th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature
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PPSN 2018 - 15th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature

Publication Date: 2018-02-23 11:10:05



8-12 September 2018
Coimbra, Portugal

The 15th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN XV) will be held in Coimbra, Portugal, on 8-12 September 2018. This biennial meeting brings together researchers and practitioners in the field of Natural Computing: the study of computational systems inspired by nature, including biological, ecological, physical, chemical, and social systems. This is a fast-growing interdisciplinary field, featuring a range of techniques and methods for dealing with large, complex, and dynamic problems with various sources of potential uncertainties.

GENERAL CHAIRS

  * Carlos M. Fonseca, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  * Penousal Machado, University of Coimbra, Portugal

HONORARY CHAIR

  * Hans-Paul Schwefel, TU Dortmund University, Germany

PROGRAMME CHAIRS

  * Anne Auger, INRIA Saclay, France
  * Luís Paquete, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  * Darrell Whitley, Colorado State University, USA

WORKSHOP CHAIRS

  * Robin C. Purshouse, University of Sheffield, UK
  * Christine Zarges, Aberystwyth University, UK

TUTORIAL CHAIRS

  * Michael T. M. Emmerich, Leiden University, Netherlands
  * Gisele L. Pappa, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

PUBLICATIONS CHAIR

  * Nuno Lourenço, University of Coimbra, Portugal

LOCAL ORGANISATION CHAIR

  * Pedro Martins, University of Coimbra, Portugal

WEBMASTER

  * Catarina Maçãs, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  * Evgheni Polisciuc, University of Coimbra, Portugal