1. GECCO 2018 Satisfaction Survey

Your opinion is important to us! Please help us improve all aspects of the conference

Please, indicate your degree of satisfaction with the organizational aspects of the conference

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* 1. Please, indicate your degree of satisfaction with the organizational aspects of the conference

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Conference location (Kyoto)
Conference hotel and venue
Lecture rooms
Signage and navigation
WiFi
Program booklet
Mobile app
A/V equipment
Poster arrangements
Accessibility for disabled people
Assistant personnel
Conference webpage
Registration process
Registration package
Registration fee - value for money
Overall satisfaction with organization
Please indicate your degree of satisfaction with the scientific program

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* 2. Please indicate your degree of satisfaction with the scientific program

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Structure of the conference program
Scientific quality of talks
Quality of best paper nominations
Hot-off-the-press track
Late breaking abstracts
Humies
Overall satisfaction with the program
Please indicate your degree of satisfaction with other aspects of the conference

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* 3. Please indicate your degree of satisfaction with other aspects of the conference

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Single vote system for best papers
EC in practice
Women@GECCO
Job market
SIGEVO Summer School
Please indicate your degree of satisfaction with the food and drink and social aspects of the conference

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* 4. Please indicate your degree of satisfaction with the food and drink and social aspects of the conference

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Coffee breaks
Poster food and drink (Tuesday)
Welcome reception (Monday)
Social event (Wednesday)
Please indicate your degree of satisfaction with the keynote talks

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* 5. Please indicate your degree of satisfaction with the keynote talks

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 Kazuo Yano, "AI for happiness of people"
Tatsuya Okabe, "Exploitation of Bio Signal Data to Understand Human State "
Naoko Yamazaki, "Connecting Human and Technologies in Space"
David E. Goldberg, "On Becoming a Reflective Practitioner"
Please indicate your degree of satisfaction with tutorials

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* 6. Please indicate your degree of satisfaction with tutorials

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Number of tutorials available
Variety of topics available
Introductory tutorials
Advanced tutorials
Specialized tutorials
Overall satisfaction with tutorials
Introductory tutorials

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* 7. Introductory tutorials

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A Practical Guide to Experimentation
Evolution of Neural Networks
Evolutionary Computation and Games
Evolutionary Computation: A Unified Approach
Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization
Hyper-heuristics
Introducing Learning Classifier Systems: Rules that Capture Complexity
Introduction to Genetic Programming
Introductory Mathematical Programming for EC
Introductory Statistics for EC: A Visual Approach
Model-Based Evolutionary Algorithms
Neuroevolution for Deep Reinforcement Learning Problems
Representations for Evolutionary Algorithms
Runtime Analysis of Evolutionary Algorithms: Basic Introduction
Search-based Test Optimization for Software Systems
Search-Maps: Visualising and Exploiting the Global Structure of Computational Search Spaces
Shift Your Research & Laboratory into Higher Gear with 3 Shift Skills & 4 Smooth Rules
Theory for Non-Theoreticians
Advanced tutorials

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* 8. Advanced tutorials

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Adaptive Parameter Choices in Evolutionary Computation
CMA-ES and Advanced Adaptation Mechanisms
Constraint-Handling Techniques used with Evolutionary Algorithms
Decomposition Multi-Objective Optimization: Current Developments and Future Opportunities
Evolutionary Computation for Digital Art
Evolutionary Reinforcement Learning: General Models and Adaptation
Expressive Genetic Programming: Concepts and applications
Next Generation Genetic Algorithms
Particle Swarm Optimization: A Guide to Effective, Misconception Free, Real World Use
Promoting Diversity in Evolutionary Optimization: Why and How
Sequential Experimentation by Evolutionary Algorithms
Simulation Optimization
Solving Complex Problems with Coevolutionary Algorithms
Visualization in Multiobjective Optimization
Specialized tutorials

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* 9. Specialized tutorials

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Automated Offline Design of Algorithms
Bio-Inspired Approaches to Anomaly and Intrusion Detection
Evolutionary Algorithms in the cloud
Evolutionary Computation and Evolutionary Deep Learning for Image Analysis, Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition
Evolutionary Computation for Feature Selection and Feature Construction
Evolutionary Robotics
Medical Applications of Evolutionary Computation
Theory of Estimation-of-Distribution Algorithms
Please, indicate your degree of satisfaction with the workshops

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* 10. Please, indicate your degree of satisfaction with the workshops

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Number of workshops
Variety of workshop topics
Overall satisfaction with workshops
Workshops

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* 11. Workshops

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Industrial Applications of Metaheuristics (IAM)
Evolutionary Computation for the Automated Design of Algorithms (ECADA)
Black Box Discrete Optimization Benchmarking (BB-DOB)
Black Box Optimization Benchmarking (BBOB)
Decomposition Techniques in Evolutionary Optimization (DTEO)
Evolution in Cognition
Evolutionary algorithms for Big Data and massively complex problems
Evolutionary Algorithms for Problems with Uncertainty
Evolutionary Computation in Architectural and Structural Optimization
Evolutionary Computation in Health care and Nursing System
Evolutionary Computation Software Systems (EvoSoft)
Game-Benchmark for Evolutionary Algorithms
Defense, Security and Risk Management (SecDef)
Genetic Improvement (GI)
Intelligent Operations Management in the Energy Sector
International Workshop on Learning Classifier Systems (IWLCS)
Landscape-Aware Heuristic Search (LAHS 2018)
Medical Applications of Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (MedGEC)
New Standards for Benchmarking in Evolutionary Computation Research
Parallel and Distributed Evolutionary Inspired Methods
Exploration of Inaccessible Environments through Hardware/Software Co-evolution
Surrogate-Assisted Evolutionary Optimisation (SAEOpt)
Visualisation Methods in Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (VizGEC)
Real-world Applications of Continuous and Mixed-integer Optimization
Please, indicate your degree of satisfaction as an author

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* 12. Please, indicate your degree of satisfaction as an author

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Online submission system
Tracks available
Secondary track option
Number of reviews received
Quality of reviews received
Acceptance rate
Interaction with the publisher
Conference format (talks + posters)
Overall satisfaction as an author
What were in your opinion the best and the worst things in GECCO 2018?

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* 13. What were in your opinion the best and the worst things in GECCO 2018?

Please indicate any suggestions for improvement

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* 14. Please indicate any suggestions for improvement

Please, rate your global satisfaction with GECCO 2018

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* 15. Please, rate your global satisfaction with GECCO 2018

Do you intend to submit your work and/or attend future GECCO conferences?

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* 16. Do you intend to submit your work and/or attend future GECCO conferences?

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