FOGA 2021

The FOGA conference series aims at advancing the understanding of the working principles behind Evolutionary Algorithms and related Randomized Search heuristics. It is a premier event to discuss advances in the theoretical foundations of these algorithms, corresponding tools and frameworks suitable to analyze them, and different aspects of comparing algorithm performance.

FOGA2021 will be an virtual event. 
Yet, we will do our best to provide a pleasant and exciting conference experience.

 Brief Guideline to Virtual Conference Implementation

FOGA2021 Proceedings in the ACM Digital Library

Pre-Proceedings download



Organizers & Program Committee

General Chair

Steffen Finck

Head of Artificial Intelligence Group

Research Center Business Informatics at 
FH Vorarlberg


Program chairs

Michael Hellwig

Head of JR-Centre for 
Robust Decision Making

Research Center Business Informatics at FH Vorarlberg


Pietro Oliveto

Head of the Algorithms Group
Senior Lecturer

Department of Computer Science at the University of Sheffield


Program Committee of FOGA 2021

Michael AffenzellerUniversity of Applied Sciences Upper AustriaAustria
Youhei AkimotoUniversity of TsukubaJapan
Khulood AlyahyaUniversity of ExeterUK
Denis AntipovITMO UniversityRussia
Dirk ArnoldDalhousie UniversityCanada
Hans-Georg BeyerVoralberg University of Applied SciencesAustria
Jakob BossekUniversity of MünsterGermany
Dimo BrockhoffInria SaclayFrance
Maxim BuzdalovITMO UniversityRussia
Arina BuzdalovaITMO UniversityRussia
Francisco ChicanoUniversity of MálagaSpain
Dogan CorusUniversity of SheffieldUK
Kenneth De JongGeorge Mason UniversityUSA
Bilel DerbelUniversity of LilleFrance
Benjamin DoerrÉcole PolytechniqueFrance
Carola DoerrSorbonne UniversityFrance
Carlos FonsecaUniversity of CoimbraPortugal
Marcus GallagherThe University of QueenslandAustralia
Martin HolenaAcademy of Sciences of the Czech RepublicCzech Republic
Manuel López-IbáñezUniversity of MalagaSpain
Vladimir JacimovicUniversity of MontenegroMontenegro
Pascal KerschkeTU DresdenGermany
Timo KötzingHasso Plattner InstituteGermany
Martin KrejcaSorbonne UniversityFrance
Gabriel KronbergerUniversity of Applied Sciences Upper AustriaAustria
William LangdonUniversity College LondonUK
Per Kristian LehreUniversity of BirminghamUK
Johannes LenglerETH ZürichSwitzerland
Arnaud LiefoogheUniversity of LilleFrance
Katherine MalanUniversity of South AfricaSouth Africa
Rammohan MallipeddiKyungpook National UniversitySouth Korea
Ponnuthurai N. SuganthanNanyang Technological UniversitySingapore
Frank NeumannUniversity of AdelaideAustralia
Mike PreussLeiden UniversityNetherlands
Chao QianNanjing UniversityChina
Jonathan RoweUniversity of BirminghamUK
Günter RudolphTechnical University of DortmundGermany
Ofer ShirTel-Hai CollegeIsrael
Patrick SpettelLeica GeosystemsSwitzerland
Dirk SudholtUniversity of PassauGermany
Andrew SuttonUniversity of MinnesotaUSA
Heike TrautmannWWU MünsterGermany
Sébastien VerelULCO UniversityFrance
Markus WagnerUniversity of AdelaideAustralia
Stefan WagnerUniversity of Applied Sciences Upper AustriaAustria
John Alasdair WarwickerKarlsruhe Institute of TechnologyGermany
Thomas WeiseHefei UniversityChina
Carsten WittTechnical University of DenmarkDenmark
Bing XueVictoria University of WellingtonNew Zealand
Donya YazdaniUniversity of SheffieldUK
Christine ZargesAberystwyth UniversityUK
Mengjie ZhangVictoria University of WellingtonNew Zealand

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