The International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN) is a biennial meeting that brings together researchers and practitioners in the field of Natural Computing. Its 15th edition will be held in Coimbra, Portugal this year on September 8-12. The Algorithm Engineering group contributes five papers.
Timo Kötzing, a Senior Researcher with the group, is one of the two most prolific authors of this-years PPSN. He and Hisao Ishibuchi (SUSTech) both have four accepted papers.
The article Ring Migration Topology Helps Bypassing Local Optima is based on the master's thesis of Clemens Frahnow.