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This is the editor's blog for the journal Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines. The official web site for the journal, maintained by the publisher (Springer) is here. The GPEMjournal blog is authored and maintained by Lee Spector.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

CFP: Tenth Anniversary Special Issue on Progress in Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines

Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines

Tenth Anniversary Special Issue on Progress in Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines

(Revised May 19, 2009; please note revised title and deadlines. 2nd revision July 15, 2009. 3rd revision September 25, 2009; please note revised schedule)

Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines is ten years old in 2010. To mark this, a prestigious special issue of the journal will be published. A number of articles by leading figures have already been commissioned:

  • "Theoretical Results in Genetic Programming: The next ten years?" by Riccardo Poli, William B. Langdon, Nic McPhee and Leonardo Vanneschi
  • "Human Competitive Results Using Genetic Programming" by John Koza
  • "Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines: Ten Years of Reviews" by William B. Langdon and Steven Gustafson

Open submissions

We encourage the submission of high quality papers that review or analyze progress in the field, present the state-of-the-art in the evolution of software and hardware, describe promising new approaches or application areas, or foundational topics in genetic programming and evolvable machines.

Subjects include, but are not limited to:

- Theoretical understanding of Genetic Programming

- Important Application Areas of Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines

- New approaches and paradigms

- Fundamental Issues

- Wide ranging reviews and/or analysis of Research in Genetic and Evolvable Machines

Important Dates

- Paper submission deadline: November 23, 2009

- Notification of acceptance: January 15, 2009

- Final manuscript: February 15, 2010

Authors are encouraged to submit high-quality, original work that has neither appeared in, nor is under consideration by, other journals.All open submissions will be peer reviewed subject to the standards of the journal. Manuscripts based on previously published conference papers must be extended substantially.

Springer offers authors, editors and reviewers of Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines a web-enabled online manuscript submission and review system. Our online system offers authors the ability to track the review process of their manuscript.

Manuscripts should be submitted to: http://GENP.edmgr.com. This online system offers easy and straightforward log-in and submission procedures, and supports a wide range of submission file formats.

All enquiries on this special issue by prospective authors should be sent to the guest editors at the addresses below.

Guest editors

Julian Miller

Department of Electronics

University of York,

Heslington, York,

YO10 5DD, UK


Riccardo Poli

School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering,

University of Essex,

Wivenhoe Park, Colchester,



Editor-in-Chief: Lee Spector, Hampshire College

Founding Editor: Wolfgang Banzhaf, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Journal Website: www.springer.com/10710

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