Special Session / Competition on Single Objective Bound Constrained Optimization

GECCO 2022, Boston, USA, 9-13 July 2022 (with 8/4 or 2-page paper) (APPROVED)

WCCI-CEC-2022, Padova, Italy, 18-23 July 2022 (with full paper) (APPROVED)

Organizers: P. N. Suganthan, Kenneth V. Price, Ali Wagdy, Anas A. Hadi, and Abhishek Kumar

If you face any difficulties, please inform me ( epnsugan@ntu.edu.sg  )


Abhishek Kumar, Kenneth V. Price, Ali Wagdy Mohamed, Anas A. Hadi, P. N. Suganthan, Problem Definitions and Evaluation Criteria for the 2022 Special Session and Competition on Single Objective Bound Constrained Numerical Optimization, Technical Report, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2021.


Software and Data: Please go to: https://github.com/P-N-Suganthan?tab=repositories


Paper Submission to CEC 2022 (Full paper)

Authors must strictly follow the manuscript preparation instructions to be given at:  https://wcci2022.org/submission/   


When submitting papers at (  https://wcci2022.org/submission/  ), please make sure that you select “CEC-SS-24 Special Session Associated with Numerical Optimization Competitions” as the "Main Research Topic" for all papers making use of these benchmarks. 


We will follow the extended deadlines as determined by WCCI 2022. If you require extra time, you can email us ( epnsugan@ntu.edu.sg  ).


Paper Submission to GECCO 2022 (8/4 or 2 page papers)

You are encouraged to submit an 8/4-page long paper first. The instructions are given at: https://gecco-2022.sigevo.org/Call-for-Papers    If your 8/4-page long paper is rejected, you can submit a 2-page long competition paper. Deadline is on 27th January 2022 for 8/4 pages long papers. For 2-page long paper submission, the deadline is usually by the end of March 2022.

Paper preparation/submission instructions are available at:  https://gecco-2022.sigevo.org/HomePage  


Request for your feedback

If you have suggestions to improve the technical report or if you find any potential bug in the codes, please inform us ( epnsugan@ntu.edu.sg  ).