About the GPEMjournal blog

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.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

GPEM 17(3) is now available

The third issue of Volume 17 of Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines is now available for download.

It contains:

"Learning to rank: new approach with the layered multi-population genetic programming on click-through features"
by Amir Hosein Keyhanipour, Behzad Moshiri, Farhad Oroumchian, Maseud Rahgozar & Kambiz Badie

"Prediction of the natural gas consumption in chemical processing facilities with genetic programming"
by Miha Kovačič & Franjo Dolenc

"Unveiling the properties of structured grammatical evolution"
by Nuno Lourenço, Francisco B. Pereira & Ernesto Costa

"An automatic solver for very large jigsaw puzzles using genetic algorithms"
by Dror Sholomon, Omid E. David & Nathan S. Netanyahu

"Mike Preuss: Multimodal optimization by means of evolutionary algorithms"
by Nailah Al-Madi

Wolfgang Banzhaf and Lidia Yamamoto: Artificial Chemistries, MIT Press, 2015
by Kyle I. S. Harrington

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Open Choice

As per our discussion in our recent editorial board meeting, our current model for open access publishing, "Open Choice," is described here.

Renewed Advisory Board and Associate Editors

I am delighted to announce that our Advisory Board has been renewed and now contains the following senior members of our community (with an asterisk marking each new role):

* Wolfgang Banzhaf (on Advisory Board as well as Founding Editor)
* Stephanie Forrest (new to board)
David Goldberg
Erik Goodman
John Koza
* Marc Schoenauer (elevation from regular board member)
* Andy Tyrrell (elevation from Associate Editor)

I am also quite excited about the renewal/expansion of the Associate Editors, including the addition of a new Thematic Area Editor for Software Engineering:

James A. Foster (Area Editor for Life Sciences)
* Mark Harman (new to board, Area Editor for Software Engineering, which is a new Thematic Area)
Hitoshi Iba
Krzysztof Krawiec
William B. Langdon (Resource Review Editor)
Julian Miller
* Alberto Moraglio (elevation from regular board member)
Una-May O’Reilly (Area Editor for Data Analytics and Knowledge Discovery)
* Lukas Sekanina (elevation from regular board member)
Moshe Sipper (Area Editor for Games)
Stephen Smith
Terence Soule
Marco Tomassini
* Martin Trefzer (elevation from regular board member)
Leonardo Vanneschi

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

2015 Impact Factor

The 2015 Impact Factor for Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines is 1.143 (an increase from .903 last year).

The 5-year Impact Factor is 1.475.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

GPEM 17(2) is now available

The second issue of Volume 17 of Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines is now available for download.

It contains:

"Partial-DNA cyclic memory for bio-inspired electronic cell"
by Sai Zhu, Jin-yan Cai, and Ya-feng Meng

"Grammar-based generation of variable-selection heuristics for constraint satisfaction problems"
by Alejandro Sosa-Ascencio, Gabriela Ochoa, Hugo Terashima-Marin, and Santiago Enrique Conant-Pablos

"A new real-coded stochastic Bayesian optimization algorithm for continuous global optimization"
by Behnaz Moradabadi, Mohammad Mahdi Ebadzadeh, and Mohammad Reza Meybodi

"Evolutionary design of complex approximate combinational circuits"
by Zdenek Vasicek and Lukas Sekanina

"Anthony Brabazon, Michael O’Neill, Sean McGarraghy: Natural computing algorithms"
by Simone A. Ludwig

"Gusz Eiben and Jim Smith (Eds): Introduction to evolutionary computing"
by Jeffrey L. Popyack

"Erratum to: Gusz Eiben and Jim Smith: Introduction to evolutionary computing (second edition)"
by Jeffrey L. Popyack