SIGEVO - Genetic and Evolutionary Computation

SIGEVO GECCO Impact Paper Award

Presented annually to the author(s) of 1 to 3 papers presented at the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) held 10 years prior to the award year.

SIGEVO Best Dissertation Award

Recognizes excellent thesis research by doctoral candidates in the field of evolutionary computing. Given annually to a maximum of 1 winner and a maximum of 2 honorable mentions  at the GECCO awards ceremony. Includes a $1,000 honorarium and a plaque for the award winner.

SIGEVO Outstanding Contribution Award

Recognizes truly distinctive contributions to the field of Evolutionary Computation (EC) when evaluated over an extended period of at least 15 years.  Given annually to a maximum of 2 individuals at the GECCO awards ceremony. Each award will carry a monetary value of $1,000 and a plaque.

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